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To determine how practical and precise different body composition methods are for measuring body fat and lean tissue in young children and to determine if certain dietary factors and physical activity patterns are related to body fat in children.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
3 Years to 5 Years (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
We are seeking healthy 3-5 year old children in the greater Little Rock area.
3-5 year old children
Full term at birth
English as primary language
Weighed at least 5.5# at birth
Parent or guardian is at least 18 years of age
Child has any chronic condition, metabolic disorder, pulmonary disorder, bone disorder, condition that may affect growth, ADD or ADHD
Child on any medication thought to interfere with study parameters as determined by the investigator