Robin Callister

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Efficacy of interventions that include diet, aerobic and resistance training components for type 2 diabetes prevention: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    Elroy J Aguiar
    Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, University Dr, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:2. 2014
  2. pmc Relationship between body composition, inflammation and lung function in overweight and obese asthma
    Hayley A Scott
    Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW Australia
    Respir Res 13:10. 2012
  3. pmc Evaluation of a commercial web-based weight loss and weight loss maintenance program in overweight and obese adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Clare E Collins
    Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308 Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:669. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The SHED-IT community trial: a randomized controlled trial of internet- and paper-based weight loss programs tailored for overweight and obese men
    Philip J Morgan
    School of Education, Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 45:139-52. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The nutrition and enjoyable activity for teen girls study: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Deborah L Dewar
    School of Education, Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Callaghan Campus
    Am J Prev Med 45:313-7. 2013
  6. pmc Mediators of weight loss in the 'Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids' pilot study for overweight fathers
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:45. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Men participating in a weight-loss intervention are able to implement key dietary messages, but not those relating to vegetables or alcohol: the Self-Help, Exercise and Diet using Internet Technology (SHED-IT) study
    Clare E Collins
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 14:168-75. 2011
  8. pmc The Nutrition and Enjoyable Activity for Teen Girls (NEAT girls) randomized controlled trial for adolescent girls from disadvantaged secondary schools: rationale, study protocol, and baseline results
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:652. 2010
  9. pmc Rationale and study protocol for the supporting children's outcomes using rewards, exercise and skills (SCORES) group randomized controlled trial: a physical activity and fundamental movement skills intervention for primary schools in low-income communiti
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:427. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary outcomes of the healthy dads healthy kids randomised controlled trial
    Tracy Burrows
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 55:408-11. 2012

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Publications41

  1. pmc Efficacy of interventions that include diet, aerobic and resistance training components for type 2 diabetes prevention: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    Elroy J Aguiar
    Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, University Dr, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:2. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Relationship between body composition, inflammation and lung function in overweight and obese asthma
    Hayley A Scott
    Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW Australia
    Respir Res 13:10. 2012
    ..The obese-asthma phenotype is not well defined. The aim of this study was to examine both mechanical and inflammatory influences, by comparing lung function with body composition and airway inflammation in overweight and obese asthma...
  3. pmc Evaluation of a commercial web-based weight loss and weight loss maintenance program in overweight and obese adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Clare E Collins
    Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308 Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:669. 2010
    ..The aim of this RCT was to determine and compare the efficacy of two web-based interventions for weight loss and maintenance of lost weight...
  4. ncbi request reprint The SHED-IT community trial: a randomized controlled trial of internet- and paper-based weight loss programs tailored for overweight and obese men
    Philip J Morgan
    School of Education, Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 45:139-52. 2013
    ..There is limited evidence for effective obesity treatment programs that engage men...
  5. doi request reprint The nutrition and enjoyable activity for teen girls study: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Deborah L Dewar
    School of Education, Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Callaghan Campus
    Am J Prev Med 45:313-7. 2013
    ..Obesity prevention among youth of low SES is a public health priority given the higher prevalence of youth obesity in this population subgroup...
  6. pmc Mediators of weight loss in the 'Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids' pilot study for overweight fathers
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:45. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper was to identify potential behavioral mediators of weight loss in the Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids (HDHK) intervention for overweight fathers...
  7. doi request reprint Men participating in a weight-loss intervention are able to implement key dietary messages, but not those relating to vegetables or alcohol: the Self-Help, Exercise and Diet using Internet Technology (SHED-IT) study
    Clare E Collins
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 14:168-75. 2011
    ..To describe dietary changes in men participating in an obesity intervention as part of the Self-Help, Exercise and Diet using Information Technology (SHED-IT) study...
  8. pmc The Nutrition and Enjoyable Activity for Teen Girls (NEAT girls) randomized controlled trial for adolescent girls from disadvantaged secondary schools: rationale, study protocol, and baseline results
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:652. 2010
    ..The purpose of this paper is to report the rationale, study design and baseline findings of a school-based obesity prevention program for low-active adolescent girls from disadvantaged secondary schools...
  9. pmc Rationale and study protocol for the supporting children's outcomes using rewards, exercise and skills (SCORES) group randomized controlled trial: a physical activity and fundamental movement skills intervention for primary schools in low-income communiti
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:427. 2012
    ..PA levels decline dramatically during adolescence and evidence suggests that competency in a range of fundamental movement skills (FMS) may serve as a protective factor against this trend...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary outcomes of the healthy dads healthy kids randomised controlled trial
    Tracy Burrows
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 55:408-11. 2012
    ..Fathers significantly reduced portion size (P=0.03) but not energy intakes, whereas children reduced energy intakes (kJ) (P=0.02). There is an opportunity to target fathers as to improve child intakes...
  11. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of the Physical Activity Leaders (PALs) program for adolescent boys from disadvantaged secondary schools
    David R Lubans
    Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Prev Med 52:239-46. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and feasibility of the Physical Activity Leaders (PALs) program. PALs is an obesity prevention program for low-active adolescent boys from disadvantaged schools...
  12. pmc The SHED-IT community trial study protocol: a randomised controlled trial of weight loss programs for overweight and obese men
    Philip J Morgan
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:701. 2010
    ..The primary aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of two relatively low intensity weight loss programs developed specifically for men...
  13. doi request reprint Children's intake of fruit and selected energy-dense nutrient-poor foods is associated with fathers' intake
    Laura Hall
    The University of Newcastle, HA12 Hunter Building, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1039-44. 2011
    ..The targeting of fathers should be tested in experimental studies as a potential strategy to improve child and family eating habits...
  14. ncbi request reprint Exploring the mechanisms of physical activity and dietary behavior change in the program x intervention for adolescents
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Callaghan, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 47:83-91. 2010
    ..The objective of this investigation was to examine the mechanisms of physical activity and dietary behavior change in the Program X intervention...
  15. doi request reprint The 'Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids' community randomized controlled trial: a community-based healthy lifestyle program for fathers and their children
    Philip J Morgan
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Prev Med 61:90-9. 2014
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of the 'Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids (HDHK)' program when delivered by trained facilitators in community settings...
  16. doi request reprint The impact of a workplace-based weight loss program on work-related outcomes in overweight male shift workers
    Philip J Morgan
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
    J Occup Environ Med 54:122-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a workplace-based weight loss program (Workplace POWER [Preventing Obesity Without Eating like a Rabbit]) for male shift workers on a number of work-related outcomes...
  17. pmc The 'Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids' community effectiveness trial: study protocol of a community-based healthy lifestyle program for fathers and their children
    Philip J Morgan
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:876. 2011
    ..The aim of the current study was to evaluate the previously established program in a community setting, in a large effectiveness trial...
  18. doi request reprint Test-retest reliability of a battery of field-based health-related fitness measures for adolescents
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    J Sports Sci 29:685-93. 2011
    ....
  19. doi request reprint 12-month outcomes and process evaluation of the SHED-IT RCT: an internet-based weight loss program targeting men
    Philip J Morgan
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:142-51. 2011
    ..Low-dose approaches to weight loss are feasible, acceptable, and can achieve clinically important weight loss in men after 1-year follow-up...
  20. pmc Efficacy of standard versus enhanced features in a Web-based commercial weight-loss program for obese adults, part 2: randomized controlled trial
    Clare E Collins
    Priority Research Centre in Nutrition and Physical Activity, Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e140. 2013
    ....
  21. pmc A 12-week commercial web-based weight-loss program for overweight and obese adults: randomized controlled trial comparing basic versus enhanced features
    Clare E Collins
    The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 14:e57. 2012
    ..Interestingly, most people who attempt weight loss use commercially available programs, yet it is very uncommon for commercial programs to be evaluated independently or rigorously...
  22. doi request reprint Efficacy of a workplace-based weight loss program for overweight male shift workers: the Workplace POWER (Preventing Obesity Without Eating like a Rabbit) randomized controlled trial
    Philip J Morgan
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Prev Med 52:317-25. 2011
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of a workplace-based weight loss program (Workplace POWER-WP) for male shift workers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of energy intake in toddlers assessed by food frequency questionnaire and total energy expenditure measured by the doubly labeled water method
    Clare E Collins
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, HA12 Hunter Building, University Dr, Callaghan, Newcastle, NSW, Australia, 2308
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:459-63. 2013
    ..Choice of method is likely to depend on practical issues, including cost and burden...
  24. ncbi request reprint The relationship between pedometer step counts and estimated VO2Max as determined by a submaximal fitness test in adolescents
    David R Lubans
    School of Educatin, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, NSW, Australia
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 20:273-84. 2008
    ..05). The results from this study suggest that estimated VO2max as determined by a submaximal exercise test is moderately associated with mean steps/day in adolescents...
  25. doi request reprint Potential moderators and mediators of intervention effects in an obesity prevention program for adolescent boys from disadvantaged schools
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 15:519-25. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore potential moderators and mediators of intervention effects in the Physical Activity Leaders (PALs) obesity prevention program for adolescent boys from disadvantaged secondary schools...
  26. doi request reprint Effects of a preseason intervention on anthropometric characteristics of semiprofessional rugby league players
    Philip J Morgan
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 25:432-40. 2011
    ..Rugby league conditioning staff at a semiprofessional level should consider the value of a comprehensive structured and periodized preseason training program and aim to educate players about strategies to achieve body composition goals...
  27. doi request reprint Reliability of measurements of tongue and hand strength and endurance using the Iowa Oral Performance Instrument with healthy adults
    Valerie Adams
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, Faculty of Health and Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, The University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Dysphagia 29:83-95. 2014
    ..Further investigation is needed to reduce sources of variability in tongue endurance measurements. ..
  28. doi request reprint The SHED-IT weight loss maintenance trial protocol: a randomised controlled trial of a weight loss maintenance program for overweight and obese men
    Myles D Young
    Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, ATC Building, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW 2303, Australia School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 37:84-97. 2014
    ..Trial Registration: Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry (ACTRN12612000749808)...
  29. pmc Exploring the mechanisms of weight loss in the SHED-IT intervention for overweight men: a mediation analysis
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:76. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  30. doi request reprint Voluntary exercise does not affect stress-induced tachycardia, but improves resistance to cardiac arrhythmias in rats
    Mirza I Beig
    University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 38:19-26. 2011
    ..05). 5. We conclude that, in rats, long-term voluntary exercise has enduring cardioprotective effects mediated at the level of both the central nervous system and the heart...
  31. doi request reprint The SHED-IT randomized controlled trial: evaluation of an Internet-based weight-loss program for men
    Philip J Morgan
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2025-32. 2009
    ..The Internet is a feasible and effective medium for weight loss in men but strategies need to be explored to improve engagement in online programs...
  32. ncbi request reprint Fundamental movement skills and physical activity among children living in low-income communities: a cross-sectional study
    Kristen E Cohen
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, University Drive, Callaghan NSW, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:49. 2014
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Ice slurry ingestion during cycling improves Olympic distance triathlon performance in the heat
    Christopher John Stevens
    University of Newcastle, Applied Sports Science and Exercise Testing Laboratory, Ourimbah, Australia
    J Sports Sci 31:1271-9. 2013
    ..The attenuation of intragastric temperature and perceived thermal stress were likely contributors to the self-selection of a higher running intensity and improved performance time...
  34. ncbi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis of measurements of tongue and hand strength and endurance using the Iowa Oral Performance Instrument (IOPI)
    Valerie Adams
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Dysphagia 28:350-69. 2013
    ....
  35. doi request reprint A systematic review of strength and conditioning programmes designed to improve fitness characteristics in golfers
    Christopher J Smith
    School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    J Sports Sci 29:933-43. 2011
    ..Future studies should investigate the effects of more golf-specific strength and conditioning programmes to improve fitness and overall golf performance...
  36. doi request reprint Exercise adherence and intervention effects of two school-based resistance training programs for adolescents
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308, Australia
    Prev Med 50:56-62. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and feasibility of two school-based RT programs to improve muscular fitness and body composition in adolescents...
  37. doi request reprint 'Do more, smoke less!' Harm reduction in action for smokers with mental health/substance use problems who cannot or will not quit
    Amanda L Baker
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Newcastle, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:714-7. 2012
    ..Interventions for smoking among people with mental health/substance use problems may best be delivered by addressing multiple health-risk behaviours, especially physical activity, around the same time...
  38. doi request reprint Dietary antioxidant restriction affects the inflammatory response in athletes
    Brendan A Plunkett
    Nutraceuticals Research Group, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, 2308 NSW, Australia
    Br J Nutr 103:1179-84. 2010
    ..In conclusion, lower dietary intakes of carotenoids alter the plasma concentrations of antioxidants and markers of inflammation at rest and in response to exercise...
  39. doi request reprint The relationship between heart rate intensity and pedometer step counts in adolescents
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    J Sports Sci 27:591-7. 2009
    ..001). The results from this study suggest that a step rate of 130 steps per minute is equal to 65-75% maximum heart rate in low-fit adolescents and achieving 130 steps per minute could be used as an initial goal to improve fitness...
  40. doi request reprint Reliable lower limb musculoskeletal profiling using easily operated, portable equipment
    Andrew Miller
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Phys Ther Sport 10:30-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish the test-retest reliability of performance and video-derived movement characteristics of six screening tests measured simultaneously using a contact mat and two-dimensional video analysis...
  41. pmc Efficacy of manual therapy treatments for people with cervicogenic dizziness and pain: protocol of a randomised controlled trial
    Susan A Reid
    The Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:201. 2012
    ....