The main outcome measure was childhood overweight (including obesity) defined by International Obesity TaskForce body mass index cut-offs.
What does IOTF stand for?
IOTF stands for International Obesity TaskForce
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- Invention Of The Day
- Imposters of the Deep Society (band)
- In-Orbit Test Equipment (intelligence satellite)
- Individual Operator Training Equipment
- Initial Operational Test & Evaluation
- Initial Operational Test & Evaluation Period
- Intuitively Obvious to Even the Most Casual Observer
- Indian Ocean Tsunami Early Warning System (United Nations)
- Interagency Oncology Task Force (National Cancer Institute, US FDA, US DHHS)
- Internet Operations Task Force
- International One- and Two-Family Dwelling Code (publication)
- Insignia of the Horde (World of Warcraft; online gaming)
- Ixnay on the Hombre (Offspring album)
- Indian Ocean Territories Health Service
- Institutes of Technology Ireland
- International Online Teachers Institute
- Indian Oil Tanking Limited
- I of the Mourning (Smashing Pumpkins song)
- Illusions of the Mind (gaming)
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According to the International Obesity Taskforce (2002), one-third of children aged two to 11 in the EU participate in less than 60 minutes of activity per day, and half of those aged six to 11 receive less than two hours per week of physical education in school.
Dr Tim Lobstein, head of the International Obesity Taskforce, also warned: "More than 160,000 obese children in the UK are likely to show a range of indica- tors of cardio-vascular disease, including high blood pressure and raised cholesterol levels.
James, chairman of the International Obesity TaskForce and Mike Lean, professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Glasgow and consultant physician at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
Conference notes from organiser the International Obesity TaskForce said specialists from both institutions would focus on concerns that "industrialised countries have been systematically overfeeding young children for the last 20 years".