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Table 1 Variables, measures and timing of the data collection

From: Managing paediatric obesity: a multidisciplinary intervention including peers in the therapeutic process

Parameters Assessed through… When
IS attendance Attendance sheets IS
Frequency of exercise Training plans and attendance records IS and Exercise sessions
PA Pedometers (OMRON Walking Style II, HJ-113-E) PA records (7-Day Physical Activity Recall) IS/Holiday Camps
PA and Sedentary behaviour Accelerometers (Actigraph GT3X) 0, 4, 8, 12, 24, 36 months
BMI Weight (OMRON BF-500) SECA height stadiometer
% Fat mass Bioimpedance (OMRON BF-500)
Body composition Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, DEXA (QDR-1500; Hologic, Waltham, MA)
Physical fitness FITNESSGRAM test battery
Caloric intake Food records (4-day recall)
Quality of Life Impact of Weight on Quality of Life – Kids (IWQOL-kids) Kidscreen-27
Well-being Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES) Body Image Assessment Questionnaire (BIA) Body Shape Questionnaire (BSQ)
Peers Perceptions of Parents Scales (POPS) – adapted to peers Self-Perception Profile for Adolescents (SPPA) – Social Acceptance Scales and “Best Friends”
Self-regulation variables Treatment Self-Regulation Scale (TRS) Locus of Causality for Exercise (LCE) Weigh Management Self-efficacy (WMSE) Behavioural Regulation in Exercise Questionnaire (BREQ-2) The Psychological Need Satisfaction in Exercise Scale (PNSE)
  1. Notes: IS – Interactive sessions; PA – Physical Activity.