A history of the development of the BMI (including how 'obesity' ended up on child growth charts), how we discovered there was a relationship with weight and death, and how a few powerful men gifted us the weight-centrism we have today.
- Recognise the historical context of the relationship between BMI and health recommendations
- Identify the key players in setting the agenda for weight centrism
- Appreciate the statistical characteristics of childhood growth charts and BMI risk charts
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