Andrea M de Silva-Sanigorski
Affiliation: Deakin University
- Assessing the intake of obesity-related foods and beverages in young children: comparison of a simple population survey with 24 hr-recallCheryl Ann Bennett
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong 3217, Australia
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:71. 2009..abstract:..
- Lunchbox contents of Australian school children: room for improvementA M Sanigorski
Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1310-6. 2005....
- Scaling up community-based obesity prevention in Australia: background and evaluation design of the Health Promoting Communities: Being Active Eating Well initiativeAndrea M de Silva-Sanigorski
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia 3217
BMC Public Health 10:65. 2010..This paper describes the design of the evaluation of the five primary care partnership-based initiatives in the 'Go for your life' Health Promoting Communities: Being Active Eating Well (HPC:BAEW) initiative...
- Association of key foods and beverages with obesity in Australian schoolchildrenAndrea M Sanigorski
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
Public Health Nutr 10:152-7. 2007..To examine the pattern of intake of key foods and beverages of children aged 4-12 years and the association with weight status...
- High childhood obesity in an Australian populationAndrea M Sanigorski
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, Victoria 3220 Australia
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1908-12. 2007..The objective was to determine the prevalences of overweight and obesity in regional Australian children and to examine the association between BMI and indicators of socioeconomic status (SES)...
- Reducing unhealthy weight gain in children through community capacity-building: results of a quasi-experimental intervention program, Be Active Eat WellA M Sanigorski
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1060-7. 2008..Be Active Eat Well (BAEW) was a multifaceted community capacity-building program promoting healthy eating and physical activity for children (aged 4-12 years) in the Australian town of Colac...
- Reducing obesity in early childhood: results from Romp & Chomp, an Australian community-wide intervention programAndrea M de Silva-Sanigorski
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention Deakin University Geelong Australia
Am J Clin Nutr 91:831-40. 2010..There is growing evidence that community-based interventions can reduce childhood obesity in older children...
- A prospective study of diet quality and mental health in adolescentsFelice N Jacka
Barwon Psychiatric Research Unit, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
PLoS ONE 6:e24805. 2011..However, there are no existing prospective studies of this association in adolescents, the onset period of most disorders, limiting inferences regarding possible causal relationships...
- Overweight and obesity prevalence in children based on 6- or 12-month IOTF cut-points: does interval size matter?P J Kremer
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 30:603-5. 2006..6%. Overweight prevalence was generally affected more than obesity prevalence. The use of different age intervals for IOTF cut-points introduces a small but systematic bias in prevalence estimates of overweight and obesity...
- Screen time and physical activity behaviours are associated with health-related quality of life in Australian adolescentsKathleen E Lacy
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront Campus, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, Vic, 3220, Australia
Qual Life Res 21:1085-99. 2012..To explore the cross-sectional relationships between health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and physical activity (PA) behaviours and screen-based media (SBM) use among a sample of Australian adolescents...
- Increasing community capacity to prevent childhood obesity: challenges, lessons learned and results from the Romp & Chomp interventionFlorentine P de Groot
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
BMC Public Health 10:522. 2010....
- The Taq IA and Ser311 Cys polymorphisms in the dopamine D2 receptor gene and obesityA Southon
Metabolic Research Unit, School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, Australia
Diabetes Nutr Metab 16:72-6. 2003..Haplotype frequencies of these polymorphisms did not differ between leanest and heaviest groups. The Taq IA and Ser311Cys polymorphisms in the DRD2 gene are unlikely to be common causes of obesity in these populations...