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Table 4 Summary of assessments (children/adolescents)

From: Hormonal regulatory mechanisms in obese children and adolescents after previous weight reduction with a lifestyle intervention: maintain - paediatric part - a RCT from 2009–15

Measure T-3 T0 T12 T18, T24 T36, T48
(Recruitment) (Randomisation) (12 months) (18 and 24 months) (36 and 48 months)
In-depth medical evaluation      
 Individual medical history X X X X X
 Family-related medical history X     
 Growth and development in infancy X     
 Demographic status (social and migration background) X     
 Performance at school X X X X X
 Exercise/sports per week X X X X X
 Meal times during week and weekend X X X X X
 BABELUGA lifestyle monitoring items X X X X  
Anthropometry      
 General physical examination X X X X X
 Height and weight, skin wrinkle X X X X X
 Waist and hip circumference X X X X X
 Blood pressure X X X X X
Physical Performance      
 Resting energy expenditure (REE) X X X X X
 Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) X X X X X
 Leonardo GRFP Mechanography Measurement X X X X  
 Hand Dynamic X X X X  
 Munich fitness test (mMFT) X   X X (at T24)  
 Intima media thickness (IMT) X X X   
Laboratory tests      
 Fasting blood sample (Chem and Endo Lab) X X X X X
 Oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT, 3h) X X X X X
 Cortisol kinetics X     
 Salivary profile/ Cortisol X    X (at T24)  
 24-hour urine collection X     
 Diet history interview (DISHES-98) (Mensink et al. 1998) X X X X ( at T24)  
Psychological diagnostic Children/ adolescent      
 Child Behavior Checklist (Parents, CBCL/4-18 (Achenbach 1981) X   X   
 Youth self report (YSR/11-18) (Achenbach 1981) X   X   
 Fear Survey Schedule for Children-Revised (FSSC-R, PHOKI)
 von M. Döpfner, M. Schnabel, H. Goletz, T.H. Ollendick
X   X   X
 Children’s Depression Inventory (CDI, DIKJ) von J. Stiensmeier-Pelster, M. Braune-Krickau, M. Schürmann, K. Duda X X X   X
 the Beck Depression Inventory (for adults >18 years, BDI II) von A.T. Beck, R.A. Steer, G.K. Brown, M. Hautzinger, F. Keller, C. Kühner     X X
 Questionnaire about Health status and quality of life (for adults >18 years, SF 36) (M. Morfeld, I. Kirchberger, M. Bullinger)     X X
 General quality of life – KIDSCREEN-52 (self-report) http://www.kindl.org X   X X X
 Obesity-related quality of life - KINDL® Obesity Module (self-report) http://www.kindl.org X X X X X
 General self-efficacy – (Schwarz and Jerusalem 1999) X X X X X
 Body size/shape perception based on a child-specific adaptation and Figure Rating Scale (Stunkard et al. 1983) X   X X X
 Family Affluence Scale II, adolescent self-report measure (William Boyce, Torbjorn Torsheim, Candace Currie, Alessio Zambio 2006) X   X X (at T24) X
 General quality of life – KIDSCREEN-52 (parent-proxy) http://www.kindl.org X   X X  
 Obesity-related quality of life - KINDL® Obesity Module (parent-proxy) http://www.kindl.org X   X X  
 Body size/shape perception based on a child-specific adaptation and Figure Rating Scale (Stunkard et al. 1983) X   X X