Kylie Hesketh

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Children's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Healthy eating, activity and obesity prevention: a qualitative study of parent and child perceptions in Australia
    K Hesketh
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
    Health Promot Int 20:19-26. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and parent-reported self-esteem in elementary school children: evidence for a causal relationship
    K Hesketh
    Centre for Community Child Health, University of Melbourne and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1233-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Stability of body mass index in Australian children: a prospective cohort study across the middle childhood years
    Kylie Hesketh
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 7:303-9. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of body mass index change in Australian primary school children
    Kylie Hesketh
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:45-53. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of overweight and obese children
    Joanne Williams
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    JAMA 293:70-6. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Comorbidities of overweight/obesity experienced in adolescence: longitudinal study
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 95:162-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Electronic media use and adolescent health and well-being: cross-sectional community study
    Megan Mathers
    Centre for Community Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
    Acad Pediatr 9:307-14. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Television, computer use and body mass index in Australian primary school children
    M Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:130-4. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Parent-reported health status of overweight and obese Australian primary school children: a cross-sectional population survey
    M Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:717-24. 2002
  10. pmc Teething symptoms: cross sectional survey of five groups of child health professionals
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMJ 325:814. 2002

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Healthy eating, activity and obesity prevention: a qualitative study of parent and child perceptions in Australia
    K Hesketh
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
    Health Promot Int 20:19-26. 2005
    ..Consistent promotion of healthy food and activity choices across settings is core to population prevention programmes for childhood obesity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and parent-reported self-esteem in elementary school children: evidence for a causal relationship
    K Hesketh
    Centre for Community Child Health, University of Melbourne and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1233-7. 2004
    ..To clarify relationships between body mass index (BMI) and self-esteem in young children at a population level. To assess whether low self-esteem precedes or follows development of overweight/obesity in children...
  3. ncbi request reprint Stability of body mass index in Australian children: a prospective cohort study across the middle childhood years
    Kylie Hesketh
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 7:303-9. 2004
    ..To investigate the prevalence and incidence of overweight and obesity, the frequency of overweight resolution and the influence of parental adiposity during middle childhood...
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of body mass index change in Australian primary school children
    Kylie Hesketh
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:45-53. 2009
    ..To assess associations between multiple potential predictors and change in child body mass index (BMI)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of overweight and obese children
    Joanne Williams
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    JAMA 293:70-6. 2005
    ..The negative effects of childhood overweight and obesity on quality of life (QOL) have been shown in clinical samples but not yet in population-based community samples...
  6. doi request reprint Comorbidities of overweight/obesity experienced in adolescence: longitudinal study
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 95:162-8. 2010
    ..Morbidities experienced by overweight/obese adolescents and associations between morbidities and timing of overweight/obesity were examined...
  7. doi request reprint Electronic media use and adolescent health and well-being: cross-sectional community study
    Megan Mathers
    Centre for Community Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
    Acad Pediatr 9:307-14. 2009
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  8. ncbi request reprint Television, computer use and body mass index in Australian primary school children
    M Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:130-4. 2003
    ..To investigate relationships between children's body mass index (BMI) and parent reports of children's television and video game/computer habits, controlling for other potential risk factors for paediatric obesity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Parent-reported health status of overweight and obese Australian primary school children: a cross-sectional population survey
    M Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:717-24. 2002
    ..We examined parent-reported child health and well-being and parent concern about child weight by body mass index (BMI) category in a population sample of primary school children...
  10. pmc Teething symptoms: cross sectional survey of five groups of child health professionals
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMJ 325:814. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint Regional and urban Victorian diabetic youth: clinical and quality-of-life outcomes
    F J Cameron
    Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:593-6. 2002
    ..To compare groups of urban and regional Victorian diabetic children and assess their quality of life, diabetes knowledge, access to services and metabolic control...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Child Health Questionnaire in Australia: reliability, validity and population means
    E Waters
    Centre for Community Child Health, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:207-10. 2000
    ..To provide reliability, validity and population means for the Australian Authorized Adaptation of the parent-report Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ)...
  13. ncbi request reprint The Child Health Questionnaire in children with diabetes: cross-sectional survey of parent and adolescent-reported functional health status
    M Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabet Med 17:700-7. 2000
    ..To study parent and adolescent-reported physical, psychosocial and family wellbeing in children aged 5-18 years with diabetes...
  14. pmc Does height influence progression through primary school grades?
    M Wake
    Research and Policy Unit, Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 82:297-301. 2000
    ..To examine the relation between a child's height and grade progression in primary school...
  15. pmc The Infant Feeding Activity and Nutrition Trial (INFANT) an early intervention to prevent childhood obesity: cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Karen Campbell
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioral Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:103. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Change in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among young Australians, 1969-1997
    Michael L Booth
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Sydney at The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:29-36. 2003
    ..Effective public policy requires information on the prevalence of overweight and obesity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Parent's views of the importance of making changes in settings where children spend time to prevent obesity
    David Crawford
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:148-58. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Associations between family circumstance and weight status of Australian children
    Kylie Hesketh
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:86-96. 2007
    ..To examine associations between weight status and multiple indicators of family circumstance in Australian elementary school children...
  19. ncbi request reprint Children's after school activity: associations with weight status and family circumstance
    Kylie Hesketh
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 20:84-94. 2008
    ..3 vs. 3.0; p = .02). Child-reported mean METs were higher for fathers born in Australia (2.9 vs. 2.6; p = .04) and where english was their main language (2.9 vs. 2.3, p = .003)...
  20. doi request reprint Preschool children and physical activity: a review of correlates
    Trina Hinkley
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 34:435-441. 2008
    ..This paper reviews articles investigating correlates of preschool children's physical activity behaviors published in peer-reviewed journals between 1980 and March 2007...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mediators of the relationship between maternal education and children's TV viewing
    Kylie Hesketh
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:41-7. 2007
    ..This study investigates whether family television environment mediates the relationship between maternal education and children's television viewing...