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The effectiveness of worksite nutrition and physical activity interventions for controlling employee overweight and obesity: a systematic review.
- L. Anderson, T. D. Quinn, +8 authors D. Katz
- American journal of preventive medicine
- 1 October 2009
This report presents the results of a systematic review of the effectiveness of worksite nutrition and physical activity programs to promote healthy weight among employees. These results form the… Expand
Public health strategies for preventing and controlling overweight and obesity in school and worksite settings: a report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services.
- D. Katz, Meghan O'Connell, +5 authors W. Dietz
- MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and…
- 7 October 2005
Reducing morbidity and mortality related to overweight and obesity is a public health priority. Various interventions in school and worksite settings aim to maintain or achieve healthy weight. To… Expand
Anorexia nervosa and "reverse anorexia" among 108 male bodybuilders.
Two disorders of body image encountered in a study of 108 bodybuilders are described. In a study of the psychiatric effects of anabolic steroids, structured interviews were administered to 55… Expand
Evaluating the impact of mobile telephone technology on type 2 diabetic patients' self-management: the NICHE pilot study.
- Zubaida Faridi, Lauren Liberti, K. Shuval, V. Northrup, A. Ali, D. Katz
- Journal of evaluation in clinical practice
- 1 June 2008
RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Utilizing information technology, such as Internet and cellphones, holds great promise in enhancing diabetic care. Yet few studies have examined the impact of cellphone… Expand
Psychiatric and medical effects of anabolic-androgenic steroid use. A controlled study of 160 athletes.
BACKGROUND We sought to expand on preliminary findings suggesting that anabolic-androgenic steroids produce psychiatric effects in some athletes who use them. METHODS We compared 88 athletes who… Expand
Understanding barriers and facilitators of fruit and vegetable consumption among a diverse multi-ethnic population in the USA.
A diet high in fruits and vegetables (F&V) has been associated with a decreased risk of certain cancers, reduced morbidity and mortality from heart disease, and enhanced weight management. Yet to… Expand
Strategies for the prevention and control of obesity in the school setting: systematic review and meta-analysis
- D. Katz, M. O'Connell, V. Njike, M-C Yeh, H. Nawaz
- International Journal of Obesity
- 31 July 2007
Objective:To determine the effectiveness of school-based strategies for obesity prevention and control using methods of systematic review and meta-analysis.Methods:Peer-reviewed studies published… Expand
Effects of sugar-sweetened and sugar-free cocoa on endothelial function in overweight adults.
BACKGROUND Studies of cocoa suggest an array of cardiovascular benefits; however, the effects of daily intake of sugar-free and sugar-sweetened cocoa beverages on endothelial function (EF) have yet… Expand
Putting Physical Activity Where It Fits in the School Day: Preliminary Results of the ABC (Activity Bursts in the Classroom) for Fitness Program
Introduction Despite well-documented evidence that physical activity is beneficial to children, average fitness levels of US children have declined. Lack of physical activity has been associated with… Expand
Affective and psychotic symptoms associated with anabolic steroid use.
To assess the frequency of affective and psychotic symptoms in athletes taking anabolic steroids, the authors performed structured interviews of 41 body-builders and football players who had used… Expand