Michael Booth

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among young Australians, 1985, 1997, and 2004
    Michael L Booth
    New South Wales Centre for Overweight and Obesity, Level 2, K25 Medical Foundation Building, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1089-95. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of travel to and from school among adolescents in NSW, Australia
    Michael L Booth
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:755-61. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Perceptions of adolescents on overweight and obesity: the weight of opinion study
    Michael L Booth
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:248-52. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity among children and adolescents: the strengths and limitations of school-based approaches
    Michael Booth
    Centre for Research into Adolescents Health, NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 16:52-4. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Parents of school students on childhood overweight: the Weight of Opinion Study
    Michael L Booth
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:194-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Methods of the NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (SPANS)
    M L Booth
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 8:284-93. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Access to health care among Australian adolescents young people's perspectives and their sociodemographic distribution
    Michael L Booth
    Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney at The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 34:97-103. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Encounters between adolescents and general practice in Australia
    Michael L Booth
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:699-705. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The population prevalence of adverse concentrations and associations with adiposity of liver tests among Australian adolescents
    Michael L Booth
    School of Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:686-91. 2008
  10. doi request reprint The weight of opinion on childhood obesity: recognizing complexity and supporting collaborative action
    Deanna Pagnini
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, University of Sydney
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:233-41. 2009

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among young Australians, 1985, 1997, and 2004
    Michael L Booth
    New South Wales Centre for Overweight and Obesity, Level 2, K25 Medical Foundation Building, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1089-95. 2007
    ..Height and weight were measured, and BMI categories were created using International Obesity Task Force definitions. Students were grouped as Grades 2 + 4 + 6 and 8 + 10...
  2. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of travel to and from school among adolescents in NSW, Australia
    Michael L Booth
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:755-61. 2007
    ..Active transport to and from school is frequently identified as an opportunity to increase energy expenditure among young people. The epidemiology of travel behaviours among Grade 6, 8 and 10 students in NSW is reported...
  3. doi request reprint Perceptions of adolescents on overweight and obesity: the weight of opinion study
    Michael L Booth
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:248-52. 2008
    ..Health promotion planning must be informed by the knowledge, perceptions, motivations and perceived needs of the target population, but little is known about how adolescents perceive overweight and obesity, its causes and solutions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity among children and adolescents: the strengths and limitations of school-based approaches
    Michael Booth
    Centre for Research into Adolescents Health, NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 16:52-4. 2005
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  5. doi request reprint Parents of school students on childhood overweight: the Weight of Opinion Study
    Michael L Booth
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:194-8. 2009
    ..The perceptions of parents of school-aged children regarding child and adolescent overweight and obesity were examined...
  6. ncbi request reprint Methods of the NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (SPANS)
    M L Booth
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 8:284-93. 2005
    ..4 years) gave a fasting blood sample which was analysed for the presence of risk factors for the metabolic syndrome. This paper describes the methods of the NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey 2004 (SPANS 2004)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Access to health care among Australian adolescents young people's perspectives and their sociodemographic distribution
    Michael L Booth
    Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney at The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 34:97-103. 2004
    ..To identify the health concerns for which adolescent residents in New South Wales, Australia, do not receive health care, and the associated factors, including their sociodemographic distribution...
  8. doi request reprint Encounters between adolescents and general practice in Australia
    Michael L Booth
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:699-705. 2008
    ..To describe the nature of the encounters between adolescents and general practice in Australia...
  9. doi request reprint The population prevalence of adverse concentrations and associations with adiposity of liver tests among Australian adolescents
    Michael L Booth
    School of Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:686-91. 2008
    ..This paper reports the prevalence of elevated concentrations of four liver enzymes and their associations with adiposity in a representative population sample of Australian adolescents...
  10. doi request reprint The weight of opinion on childhood obesity: recognizing complexity and supporting collaborative action
    Deanna Pagnini
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, University of Sydney
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:233-41. 2009
    ..The study investigated similarities and differences in the perceptions of parents, adolescents, General Practitioners (GPs) and education professionals regarding childhood overweight and obesity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Early childhood sector staff perceptions of child overweight and obesity: the Weight of Opinion Study
    Deanna Pagnini
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 18:149-54. 2007
    ..The perceptions of staff from the early childhood sector in New South Wales (NSW) regarding issues related to childhood overweight and obesity were examined...
  12. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of physical activity participation among New South Wales school students
    Michael L Booth
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:371-4. 2002
    ..To examine the prevalence and socio-demographic distribution of physical activity among New South Wales school students in Years 8 and 10...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint The reliability and validity of the Adolescent Physical Activity Recall Questionnaire
    Michael L Booth
    NSW Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney at The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead NSW 2124, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1986-95. 2002
    ..This study assessed the test-retest reliability and validity of the Adolescent Physical Activity Recall Questionnaire (APARQ) among 13- and 15-yr-old Australians...
  15. ncbi request reprint Access to primary health care for Australian adolescents: how congruent are the perspectives of health service providers and young people, and does it matter?
    Diana Bernard
    NSW Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:487-92. 2004
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  16. doi request reprint Physical activity among adolescents in New South Wales (Australia): 1997 and 2004
    Louise L Hardy
    NSW Centre of Overweight and Obesity, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:835-41. 2008
    ..To examine secular trends, seasonal and socioeconomic differences in physical activity participation among Australian adolescents in 1997 and 2004...
  17. doi request reprint Sedentariness, small-screen recreation, and fitness in youth
    Louise L Hardy
    New South Wales Centre of Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, Camperdown, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 36:120-5. 2009
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  18. ncbi request reprint The reliability of the Adolescent Sedentary Activity Questionnaire (ASAQ)
    Louise L Hardy
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Level 2, Medical Foundation Building K25, Camperdown NSW 2006 Australia
    Prev Med 45:71-4. 2007
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  19. pmc Australian GPs' perceptions about child and adolescent overweight and obesity: the Weight of Opinion study
    Lesley A King
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, Australia
    Br J Gen Pract 57:124-9. 2007
    ..GPs can potentially play a significant role in assessing weight status, providing advice, and making referrals to address overweight and obesity and its consequences among children and adolescents...
  20. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of small screen recreation among Australian adolescents
    Louise L Hardy
    NSW Centre of Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:709-14. 2006
    ..To describe the epidemiology of small screen recreation (SSR) that is: television, computer, video, and DVD use among school students aged 11-15 years in New South Wales, Australia...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sedentary behaviours among Australian adolescents
    Louise L Hardy
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:534-40. 2006
    ..To describe the prevalence and distribution (by demographic characteristics and body mass index [BMI] category) of sedentary behaviour among Australian adolescents aged 11-15 years...
  22. ncbi request reprint Changes in sedentary behavior among adolescent girls: a 2.5-year prospective cohort study
    Louise L Hardy
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 40:158-65. 2007
    ..To describe longitudinal changes in leisure-time sedentary behavior among girls, during early to mid-adolescence...
  23. doi request reprint Changes in physical activity participation from 1985 to 2004 in a statewide survey of Australian adolescents
    Anthony D Okely
    Child Obesity Research Centre, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:176-80. 2008
    ..To examine changes in physical activity during a 19-year period between 2 representative cohorts of adolescents from New South Wales, Australia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relationships between body composition and fundamental movement skills among children and adolescents
    Anthony D Okely
    Faculty of Education and Metabolic Research Center at the University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Res Q Exerc Sport 75:238-47. 2004
    ..This would suggest that intervention strategies to prevent unhealthy weight gain among children and youth might usefully include increasing proficiency of locomotor skills as a key component...
  25. ncbi request reprint Mothers of pre-school children talk about childhood overweight and obesity: The Weight Of Opinion Study
    Deanna L Pagnini
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:806-10. 2007
    ..To investigate the perceptions of parents of young children aged 2-5 years regarding childhood overweight and obesity...
  26. doi request reprint Costs of managing conditions associated with obesity among Australian teenagers
    Michael L Booth
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:448-56. 2009
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  27. ncbi request reprint Population-based randomized controlled trial of a stage-targeted physical activity intervention
    Alison L Marshall
    The University of Queensland, School of Movement Studies, St Lucia, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 25:194-202. 2003
    ..We examined the effects of a mailed stage-targeted print intervention designed to promote physical activity, in a random sample of adults living in a regional city...
  28. ncbi request reprint International physical activity questionnaire: 12-country reliability and validity
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1381-95. 2003
    ..The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) was developed as an instrument for cross-national monitoring of physical activity and inactivity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Reaching out to promote physical activity in Australia: a statewide randomized controlled trial of a stage-targeted intervention
    Alison L Marshall
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 18:283-7. 2004
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  30. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity in Australian general practices: a randomised trial of health promotion advice versus hypertension management
    Alison L Marshall
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Connell Building, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 56:283-90. 2005
    ..Thus, neither intervention strategy resulted in significant changes in patients self-reported physical activity, regardless of the whether the advice was tailored to hypertension management or general health promotion advice...
  31. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity participation among children and adolescents
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Epidemiol Rev 29:144-59. 2007
    ..Further evidence of the effectiveness of interventions promoting young people's physical activity in family and community settings is needed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Determining energy expenditure during some household and garden tasks
    Simon M Gunn
    Exercise Physiology Laboratory, School of Education, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:895-902. 2002
    ..5 mL.kg-1.min-1) and multiples of the measured resting metabolic rate (RMR); and c) expanded the limited database on energy expenditure during household and garden activities...