Garry J Egger

Summary

Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Abdominal obesity reduction in indigenous men
    G Egger
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Deakin University Melbourne, and Centre for Health Promotion and Research, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:564-9. 1999
  2. pmc Obesity, chronic disease, and economic growth: a case for "big picture" prevention
    Garry Egger
    Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
    Adv Prev Med 2011:149158. 2011
  3. pmc In search of a germ theory equivalent for chronic disease
    Garry Egger
    Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E95. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Economic growth and obesity: an interesting relationship with world-wide implications
    Garry Egger
    Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Econ Hum Biol 10:147-53. 2012
  5. pmc Using pedometers to increase physical activity in overweight and obese women: a pilot study
    Sebely Pal
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, ATN Centre for Metabolic Fitness, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:309. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Should obesity be the main game? Or do we need an environmental makeover to combat the inflammatory and chronic disease epidemics?
    G Egger
    Health and Applied Sciences, Southern Cross University, Australia
    Obes Rev 10:237-49. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Obesity and chronic disease: always offender or often just accomplice?
    Garry Egger
    School of Health and Applied Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Br J Nutr 102:1238-42. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Health, "illth," and economic growth: medicine, environment, and economics at the crossroads
    Garry Egger
    Division of Health and Applied Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 37:78-83. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Inflammatory effects of nutritional stimuli: further support for the need for a big picture approach to tackling obesity and chronic disease
    G Egger
    Health and Applied Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Obes Rev 11:137-49. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Weight management - Facts and fallacies
    Garry Egger
    Southern Cross University, and Centre for Health Promotion and Research, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 38:921-3. 2009

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Abdominal obesity reduction in indigenous men
    G Egger
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Deakin University Melbourne, and Centre for Health Promotion and Research, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:564-9. 1999
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a men's 'waist loss' program over one year in Indigenous men...
  2. pmc Obesity, chronic disease, and economic growth: a case for "big picture" prevention
    Garry Egger
    Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
    Adv Prev Med 2011:149158. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc In search of a germ theory equivalent for chronic disease
    Garry Egger
    Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E95. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Economic growth and obesity: an interesting relationship with world-wide implications
    Garry Egger
    Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Econ Hum Biol 10:147-53. 2012
    ..Within a group of wealthy countries (GDP>$US30,000), those with lower income inequalities and more regulated (less liberal) market systems had lower mean BMIs...
  5. pmc Using pedometers to increase physical activity in overweight and obese women: a pilot study
    Sebely Pal
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, ATN Centre for Metabolic Fitness, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:309. 2009
    ..This research evaluated whether the daily use of pedometers could increase physical activity and improve health outcomes in sedentary overweight and obese women...
  6. doi request reprint Should obesity be the main game? Or do we need an environmental makeover to combat the inflammatory and chronic disease epidemics?
    G Egger
    Health and Applied Sciences, Southern Cross University, Australia
    Obes Rev 10:237-49. 2009
    ..A plea is thus made for a greater health input into discussions on environmental regulation for chronic disease control, as well as climate change...
  7. doi request reprint Obesity and chronic disease: always offender or often just accomplice?
    Garry Egger
    School of Health and Applied Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Br J Nutr 102:1238-42. 2009
    ..Greater multidisciplinary and policy input is needed to modify the economic and political drivers of the modern, obesogenic environment...
  8. doi request reprint Health, "illth," and economic growth: medicine, environment, and economics at the crossroads
    Garry Egger
    Division of Health and Applied Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 37:78-83. 2009
    ..Some common approaches for dealing with both are discussed, with a plea for greater involvement by health scientists in the economic and environmental debates in order to deal effectively with issues like obesity and chronic disease...
  9. doi request reprint Inflammatory effects of nutritional stimuli: further support for the need for a big picture approach to tackling obesity and chronic disease
    G Egger
    Health and Applied Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Obes Rev 11:137-49. 2010
    ..The implications of such a finding are considered in relation to broader aspects of the environment, economic growth, policy change and current global financial issues...
  10. ncbi request reprint Weight management - Facts and fallacies
    Garry Egger
    Southern Cross University, and Centre for Health Promotion and Research, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 38:921-3. 2009
    ..Training doctors in 'lifestyle medicine' may be helpful. Standards of evidence in media reports could be significantly improved...
  11. ncbi request reprint Let's drink (and eat) to our obese economic heroes
    Garry J Egger
    Centre for Health Promotion Research, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:593-4. 2009
    ..Although it is imperative to keep trying, the fight against obesity is unlikely to be successful until economists, politicians and health scientists agree on similar goals...
  12. doi request reprint Non-nutrient causes of low-grade, systemic inflammation: support for a 'canary in the mineshaft' view of obesity in chronic disease
    G Egger
    Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia, and Centre for Health Promotion and Research, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Obes Rev 12:339-45. 2011
    ..Obesity may thus be more of 'a canary in the mineshaft', warning of bigger global problems, than just a single pathway to modern environmentally driven disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint Obesity and chronic disease: have we missed the point?
    Garry Egger
    School of Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW
    Med J Aust 195:377. 2011
  14. doi request reprint Dousing our inflammatory environment(s): is personal carbon trading an option for reducing obesity--and climate change?
    G Egger
    Southern Cross University and Centre for Health Promotion and Research, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Obes Rev 9:456-63. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Helping patients lose weight--what works?
    Garry Egger
    Centre for Health Promotion and Research, Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 37:20-3. 2008
    ..However, new developments have resulted in a number of strategies and methods with a good evidence base. A 5-10% reduction in weight can result in a 35% decrease in health risk...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dissecting obesogenic behaviours: the development and application of a test battery for targeting prescription for weight loss
    G Egger
    Southern Cross University, Lismore NSW, Australia and Centre for Health Promotion and Research, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Obes Rev 8:481-6. 2007
    ..This is based on total scores derived from measures of frequency, potential for change and potency of each item as a potential contributor to overweight...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of popular, non-prescription weight loss supplements
    G Egger
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 171:604-8. 1999
    ..To review the evidence for the effectiveness of popular, non-prescription weight loss supplements...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical measures of obesity and weight loss in men
    G Egger
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:354-7. 2000
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  19. ncbi request reprint Developing national physical activity guidelines for Australians
    G Egger
    Centre for Health Promotion and Research, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:561-3. 2001
    ..The process and outcome of developing National Physical Activity Guidelines for Australians is described. The guidelines provide a means of incorporating new data on physical activity into public health education...
  20. ncbi request reprint Estimating historical changes in physical activity levels
    G J Egger
    Deakin University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 175:635-6. 2001
    ..To compare activity levels between a simulated "historical" lifestyle and a "modern" lifestyle to try to validate earlier estimates of secular changes in activity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dusting off the epidemiological triad: could it work with obesity?
    G Egger
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Rev 4:115-9. 2003
    ..It also highlights the need to intervene at all levels in obesity control and reduces the relevance of arguments about nature vs. nurture...
  22. ncbi request reprint Individualising weight loss prescription--a management tool for clinicians
    Garry Egger
    Centre for Health Promotion and Research, Deakin, Newcastle and Southern Cross Universities, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 35:591-4. 2006
    ..Yet apart from recent guidelines developed by the National Health and Medical Research Council there are few clinical tools available to tackle this problem...
  23. ncbi request reprint Personal carbon trading: a potential "stealth intervention" for obesity reduction?
    Garry Egger
    Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:185-7. 2007
    ..A key goal would be changed attitudes to conspicuous (and obesogenic) consumption. Adoption of the scheme would make healthy choices the easy choice...
  24. ncbi request reprint The emergence of "lifestyle medicine" as a structured approach for management of chronic disease
    Garry J Egger
    Centre for Health Promotion Research, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 190:143-5. 2009
    ..When used in a multidisciplinary setting, lifestyle medicine offers potential cost and effectiveness benefits, which are beginning to be realised...
  25. ncbi request reprint Preventive strategies against weight gain and obesity
    B Swinburn
    Institution School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Rev 3:289-301. 2002
    ..The key settings for interventions are schools, homes, neighbourhoods, primary health care services and communities. The key macroenvironments for interventions are the transport and infrastructure sector, the media and the food sector...
  26. pmc The runaway weight gain train: too many accelerators, not enough brakes
    Boyd Swinburn
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Melbourne, Victoria 3125, Australia
    BMJ 329:736-9. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint A conceptual framework for achieving performance enhancing drug compliance in sport
    Robert J Donovan
    Division of Health Sciences, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Sports Med 32:269-84. 2002
    ..Programmes can be developed in each of the six major areas, with allocation of resources to each area based on needs-assessment research with athletes and other relevant groups...
  28. ncbi request reprint Are meal replacements an effective clinical tool for weight loss?
    Garry Egger
    Med J Aust 184:52-3. 2006
    ..Clinical trials show partial meal replacement products to be safe, acceptable and effective when used as part of an overall low-energy diet...