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The Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (formally known as the Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity or ASSO) was established in 1991.

It is a scientific organisation of medical practitioners, dietitians, scientists and other health care professionals interested orcp journalin obesity research, treatment or public health initiatives directed at the prevention of obesity.

The Society has over 250 members throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Region.

The 2016 ANZOS Annual Scientific Meeting will be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from 19th – 21st October 2016, Brisbane, Australia.

Registration and Abstract submission is now OPEN

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BMI Calculator

Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a simple index of weight-for-height that is commonly used to classify underweight, overweight and obesity in adults. It is defined as the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in metres (kg/m squared).

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ANZOS 2016

Registration and Abstract submission is nowOPEN The 2016 ANZOS Annual Scientific Meeting will be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from 19th – 21st October 2016, Brisbane, Australia. 

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Dietary Intake Assessment

The Australasian Child & Adolescent Obesity Research Network (ACAORN) is interested in identifying tools for assessing dietary intake in children and adolescents in Australia and New Zealand.

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ANZOS Membership

Any medical graduate, scientist or health professional with interests in the field of overweight and obesity, is eligible for nomination to become a member of ANZOS.

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Physical Activity Asessment

The Australasian Child & Adolescent Obesity Research Network (ACAORN) is interested in guiding Australian and international researchers in the process of selecting appropriate measurement tools.