Jenny Saxton

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OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that quantitative variation in eating behaviour traits shows a graded association with weight in children. DESIGN Cross-sectional design in a community setting. SUBJECTS Data were from 406 families participating in the Physical Exercise and Appetite in CHildren Study (PEACHES) or the Twins Early Development Study (TEDS).(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate associations between weight status and body size perception in children in the UK. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SETTING School-based sample in the UK. PARTICIPANTS 399 children (205 boys, 194 girls) aged 7-9 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Perceived body size was assessed using a visual method (Children's Body Image Scale,(More)
BACKGROUND The health benefits of physical activity for children are well established. Although objective measures of physical activity are increasingly used there is still a lack of adequate data on physical activity in children. Sex differences in physical activity have been consistently demonstrated and lower levels of physical activity in obese than(More)
BACKGROUND Ukraine has the highest antenatal HIV prevalence in Europe. The national prevention of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) programme has reduced the MTCT rate, but less attention has been given to the prevention of unintended pregnancy among HIV-positive women. Our objectives were to describe the reproductive health, condom use and family(More)
BACKGROUND A large proportion of UK children do not reach the recommended levels of physical activity (PA) required for optimum health. Few studies have investigated the psychosocial correlates of objectively measured PA in preadolescents. This study examined child attitudes and parental behaviours as correlates of children's activity. METHODS In total,(More)
We examine the cognitive ability of 58 demented patients who were evaluated with the Spanish version of the Severe Impairment Battery (SIB). The SIB is composed of multiple simple subtests for memory, language, orientation, attention, visual perception and ability to construct. The battery also assesses social skills, praxis and the ability to respond(More)
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