Dietary intake and physical activity levels of male adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and normal to high body mass index (BMI) - A case series study


Bicer A. H. , ALSAFFAR A. A.

RESEARCH IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS, vol.31, pp.1-10, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rasd.2016.07.002
  • Title of Journal : RESEARCH IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-10

Abstract

Background and objectives: The study aims to determine the daily energy and nutrient intake, eating behaviours and physical activity level of male adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and normal to high body mass index (BMI)-for-age and compares them with an age-, gender- and BMI- matched group consisting of typically developing adolescents.