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Fit for School Study protocol: early child growth, health behaviours, nutrition, cardiometabolic risk and developmental determinants of a child’s school readiness, a prospective cohort

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  • Catherine S Birken Division of Paediatric Medicine and the Paediatric Outcomes Research Team (PORT), Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaChild Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaInstitute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaDepartment of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaDepartment of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universtiy of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jessica A Omand Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kim M Nurse Division of Paediatric Medicine and the Paediatric Outcomes Research Team (PORT), Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Cornelia M Borkhoff Division of Paediatric Medicine and the Paediatric Outcomes Research Team (PORT), Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaChild Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaInstitute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Christine Koroshegyi Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gerald Lebovic Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaThe HUB Health Research Solutions, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jonathon L Maguire Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaDepartment of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaDepartment of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universtiy of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaThe HUB Health Research Solutions, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaDepartment of Paediatrics, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Muhammad Mamdani Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaThe HUB Health Research Solutions, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaDepartment of Paediatrics, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLeslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Patricia C Parkin Division of Paediatric Medicine and the Paediatric Outcomes Research Team (PORT), Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaChild Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaInstitute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaDepartment of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Janis Randall Simpson Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mark S Tremblay Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research, Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaDepartment of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Eric Duku The Offord Centre for Child Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Caroline Reid-Westoby The Offord Centre for Child Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Magdalena Janus The Offord Centre for Child Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • on behalf of the TARGet Kids! Collaboration
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  1. Correspondence to Dr Jessica A Omand; jessica.omand{at}sickkids.ca
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Birken CS, Omand JA, Nurse KM on behalf of the TARGet Kids! Collaboration, et al
Fit for School Study protocol: early child growth, health behaviours, nutrition, cardiometabolic risk and developmental determinants of a child’s school readiness, a prospective cohort

Publication history

  • Received March 29, 2019
  • Revised October 11, 2019
  • Accepted October 15, 2019
  • First published November 19, 2019.
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November 19, 2019

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