Obesity in children and young people: a crisis in public health.
The present report has been written to focus attention on the issue and to urge policy-makers to consider taking action before it is too late.
Interventions for treating obesity in children.
- H. Oude Luttikhuis, L. Baur, C. Summerbell
- Medicine, PsychologyCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
- 20 January 2009
It is shown that combined behavioural lifestyle interventions compared to standard care or self-help can produce a significant and clinically meaningful reduction in overweight in children and adolescents.
Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and…
Personal, family, social, and environmental correlates of active commuting to school.
Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants
Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19·2 million participants
Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4·4 million participants
Associations Between the Home Food Environment and Obesity‐promoting Eating Behaviors in Adolescence
- K. Campbell, D. Crawford, J. Salmon, A. Carver, S. Garnett, L. Baur
- Medicine, EducationObesity
- 1 March 2007
Relationships between multiple aspects of the home food environment and obesity‐promoting characteristics of 12‐ to 13‐year‐old adolescents' diets are examined, specifically frequency of consumption of high‐energy fluids, sweet snacks, savory snacks, and take‐out foods.
Skeletal Muscle Triglyceride Levels Are Inversely Related to Insulin Action
The results suggest that in this human population, as in animal models, skeletal muscle insulin sensitivity is strongly influenced by local supplies of triglycerides, as well as by remote depots and circulating lipids.
A prospective examination of children's time spent outdoors, objectively measured physical activity and overweight
- V. Cleland, D. Crawford, L. Baur, C. Hume, A. Timperio, J. Salmon
- Medicine, EducationInternational Journal of Obesity
- 1 November 2008
Encouraging 10–12-year-old children to spend more time outdoors may be an effective strategy for increasing physical activity and preventing increases in overweight and obesity.