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Tracking of obesity-related behaviours from childhood to adulthood: A systematic review.
Obesity in childhood carries a wide range of physical, psychological and social disbenefits and also increases the risk of adult obesity with its well-recognised, enhanced risk of several common… Expand
The impact of a school-based nutrition education intervention on dietary intake and cognitive and attitudinal variables relating to fruits and vegetables.
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of a school-based nutrition education intervention aimed at increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables. DESIGN The intervention programme increased the… Expand
Pregnancy and birth cohort resources in europe: a large opportunity for aetiological child health research.
- P. Larsen, M. Kamper-Jørgensen, +43 authors A. Andersen
- Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology
- 1 July 2013
BACKGROUND During the past 25 years, many pregnancy and birth cohorts have been established. Each cohort provides unique opportunities for examining associations of early-life exposures with child… Expand
Correlates of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour in English children.
- A. C. King, K. Parkinson, +4 authors L. Basterfield
- Psychology, Medicine
- European journal of public health
- 1 August 2011
BACKGROUND Evidence on the correlates of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour in childhood is limited. This study aimed to identify correlates of physical activity and… Expand
Longitudinal Study of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Children
- L. Basterfield, A. Adamson, Jessica K Frary, K. Parkinson, M. Pearce, J. Reilly
- 1 January 2011
OBJECTIVE: Physical activity is thought to decline during childhood, but the extent of the decline is unknown. We made objective measures of 2-year changes in physical activity and sedentary behavior… Expand
Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and adiposity in English children.
- L. Basterfield, M. Pearce, +4 authors J. Reilly
- American journal of preventive medicine
- 1 May 2012
BACKGROUND The importance of variation in total volume of physical activity or moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity (MVPA) to development of body fatness in childhood is unclear, and it… Expand
School food standards in the UK: implementation and evaluation.
OBJECTIVE To outline the evolution of school food standards and their implementation and evaluation in each of the four countries of the UK since 2000. DESIGN Review of relevant policies, surveys… Expand
Timing of the decline in physical activity in childhood and adolescence: Gateshead Millennium Cohort Study
- Mohammed Farooq, K. Parkinson, +6 authors J. Reilly
- British Journal of Sports Medicine
- 13 March 2017
Background and aim There is a widely held and influential view that physical activity begins to decline at adolescence. This study aimed to identify the timing of changes in physical activity during… Expand
Parental perceptions of weight status in children: the Gateshead Millennium Study
- A. Jones, K. Parkinson, R. Drewett, R. Hyland, M. Pearce, A. Adamson
- Psychology, Medicine
- International Journal of Obesity
- 18 May 2011
Objectives:To investigate parents’ perceptions of weight status in children and to explore parental understanding of and attitudes to childhood overweight.Design:Questionnaires and focus groups… Expand
Association of behaviour change techniques with effectiveness of dietary interventions among adults of retirement age: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
BackgroundThere is a need for development of more effective interventions to achieve healthy eating, enhance healthy ageing, and to reduce the risk of age-related diseases. The aim of this study was… Expand