C E Collins

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Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint 12Month changes in dietary intake of adolescent girls attending schools in low-income communities following the NEAT Girls cluster randomized controlled trial
    Clare E Collins
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, HA12 Hunter Building, School of Health Sciences, University Drive, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia Electronic address
    Appetite 73:147-55. 2014
  3. 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
  4. pmc Study protocol of a parent-focused child feeding and dietary intake intervention: the feeding healthy food to kids randomised controlled trial
    Kerith Duncanson
    Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:564. 2012
  5. 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
  6. doi 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
  7. pmc The development and evaluation of the Australian child and adolescent recommended food score: a cross-sectional study
    Skye Marshall
    Lighthouse Nutrition Pty Ltd, 1 23 Namitjira Place, Ballina 2478NSW, Australia
    Nutr J 11:96. 2012
  8. pmc The association between the macronutrient content of maternal diet and the adequacy of micronutrients during pregnancy in the Women and Their Children’s Health (WATCH) study
    Michelle Blumfield
    School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Nutrients 4:1958-76. 2012
  9. pmc Higher diet quality does not predict lower Medicare costs but does predict number of claims in mid-aged Australian women
    Clare E Collins
    Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, HA12, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Nutrients 3:40-8. 2011
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint 12Month changes in dietary intake of adolescent girls attending schools in low-income communities following the NEAT Girls cluster randomized controlled trial
    Clare E Collins
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, HA12 Hunter Building, School of Health Sciences, University Drive, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia Electronic address
    Appetite 73:147-55. 2014
    ..34-37% in controls, p=0.057). Further research including more intensive nutrition intervention strategies are required to evaluate whether dietary intake in adolescent girls attending schools in low SES communities can be optimized. ..
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Study protocol of a parent-focused child feeding and dietary intake intervention: the feeding healthy food to kids randomised controlled trial
    Kerith Duncanson
    Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:564. 2012
    ....
  5. 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
    ....
  6. doi 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...
  7. pmc The development and evaluation of the Australian child and adolescent recommended food score: a cross-sectional study
    Skye Marshall
    Lighthouse Nutrition Pty Ltd, 1 23 Namitjira Place, Ballina 2478NSW, Australia
    Nutr J 11:96. 2012
    ..The Australian Child and Adolescent Recommended Food Score (ACARFS) was developed to reflect adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Children and Adolescents in Australia and modelled on the approach of the US Recommended Food Score...
  8. pmc The association between the macronutrient content of maternal diet and the adequacy of micronutrients during pregnancy in the Women and Their Children’s Health (WATCH) study
    Michelle Blumfield
    School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Nutrients 4:1958-76. 2012
    ..Results suggest a moderate protein intake may support pregnant women to consume the largest variety of nutrients across all food groups...
  9. pmc Higher diet quality does not predict lower Medicare costs but does predict number of claims in mid-aged Australian women
    Clare E Collins
    Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, HA12, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Nutrients 3:40-8. 2011
    ....
  10. 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:..
  11. pmc Reproducibility and comparative validity of a food frequency questionnaire for Australian children and adolescents
    Jane F Watson
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle NSW, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:62. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  12. pmc Disparities exist between National food group recommendations and the dietary intakes of women
    Michelle L Blumfield
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    BMC Womens Health 11:37. 2011
    ..Preconception and pregnancy dietary intakes can influence the health of future generations. In this study we compared the food intakes of reproductive-aged women by pregnancy status, to current Australian recommendations...
  13. 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...
  14. pmc The HIKCUPS trial: a multi-site randomized controlled trial of a combined physical activity skill-development and dietary modification program in overweight and obese children
    Rachel A Jones
    Child Obesity Research Centre, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:15. 2007
    ....
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. pmc A recruiting failure turned success
    Alexis J Hure
    Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:64. 2008
    ..The Assessment Before Children Develop Obesity Study was a cross-sectional survey which planned to follow-up women and children who had previously been, or were currently enrolled in the Mathematical Model of Pregnancy Study...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Measuring dietary intake in children and adolescents in the context of overweight and obesity
    C E Collins
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:1103-15. 2010
    ..This will help to develop a strong evidence base against which to evaluate the effectiveness of nutrition interventions for both the prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Measuring effectiveness of dietetic interventions in child obesity: a systematic review of randomized trials
    Clare E Collins
    School of Health Sciences and Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:906-22. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of dietetic treatment for obese children and to report details of dietary interventions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of nutritional supplements on wound healing in home-nursed elderly: a randomized trial
    Clare E Collins
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Nutrition 21:147-55. 2005
    ..The objective was to determine whether provision of oral nutritional supplements, delivered by community nurses, could improve nutritional status and wound healing in home-nursed elderly...
  23. ncbi request reprint Diet quality is associated with higher nutrient intake and self-rated health in mid-aged women
    Clare E Collins
    School of Health Sciences, The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:146-57. 2008
    ..To develop a diet quality score reflecting adherence to national dietary recommendations for the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (ALSWH) and to compare this against energy standardized nutrient intakes and indices of health...
  24. doi request reprint Parent diet modification, child activity, or both in obese children: an RCT
    Clare E Collins
    Department of Nutrition and Diet, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Pediatrics 127:619-27. 2011
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The Award for General Nutrition. Best-practice nutrition and dietetic support in Australia
    Clare E Collins
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Nutrition 23:371-3. 2007
  26. doi request reprint Preventing and treating childhood obesity: time to target fathers
    E Freeman
    Family Action Centre, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:12-5. 2012
    ..To examine the long-term effects of having one overweight or obese parent on child weight status and determine whether these effects vary according to parent sex...
  27. doi request reprint Can a Web-based food record accurately assess energy intake in overweight and obese women? A pilot study
    M J Hutchesson
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Hum Nutr Diet 26:140-4. 2013
    ..This pilot study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of energy intake (EI) estimated by a web-based food record, by comparison with total energy expenditure (TEE) measured by doubly-labelled water (DLW) in overweight and obese women...
  28. doi request reprint A comparative validation of a child food frequency questionnaire using red blood cell membrane fatty acids
    T Burrows
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:825-9. 2012
    ..This report describes a comparative validation study of selected fatty acid intakes in children assessed by food frequency questionnaire (FFQ), compared with erythrocyte membrane fatty acids...
  29. doi request reprint A comparison and validation of child versus parent reporting of children's energy intake using food frequency questionnaires versus food records: who's an accurate reporter?
    T L Burrows
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, The University of Newcastle, Australia
    Clin Nutr 32:613-8. 2013
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Diet-induced weight loss in obese children with asthma: a randomized controlled trial
    M E Jensen
    Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Clin Exp Allergy 43:775-84. 2013
    ..Obesity is highly prevalent in asthmatic children and associated with worse clinical outcomes. Energy restriction to induce weight loss in asthmatic children has not been investigated in a randomized controlled trial (RCT)...
  31. doi request reprint Omega-3 index, obesity and insulin resistance in children
    T Burrows
    School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e532-9. 2011
    ..The present study examined the relationship between the omega-3 index, weight status and insulin resistance in children...
  32. doi request reprint Postpartum diet quality in Australian women following a gestational diabetes pregnancy
    M K Morrison
    Education and Prevention Division, Australian Diabetes Council, Glebe, New South Wales, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:1160-5. 2012
    ..To describe the diet quality of a national sample of Australian women with a recent history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and determine factors associated with adherence to national dietary recommendations...
  33. doi request reprint The impact of a child obesity treatment intervention on parent child-feeding practices
    T Burrows
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:43-50. 2010
    ..Effective treatment of childhood obesity requires a multi-factorial approach and should target factors impacting on a child's environment...
  34. doi request reprint The 'Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids' randomized controlled trial: efficacy of a healthy lifestyle program for overweight fathers and their children
    P J Morgan
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:436-47. 2011
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of the 'Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids' (HDHK) program, which was designed to help overweight fathers lose weight and be a role model of positive health behaviors for their children...
  35. doi request reprint Effectiveness of male-only weight loss and weight loss maintenance interventions: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    M D Young
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia
    Obes Rev 13:393-408. 2012
    ..However, more high-quality studies are urgently needed to improve the evidence base, particularly for maintenance studies...
  36. doi request reprint Impact of a child obesity intervention on dietary intake and behaviors
    T Burrows
    Faculty of Health, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1481-8. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Elevated plasma levels of F2 alpha isoprostane in cystic fibrosis
    C E Collins
    Department of Dietetics, John Hunter Children s Hospital, Rankin Park, New South Wales, Australia
    Lipids 34:551-6. 1999
    ..003; vitamin E, P < 0.001; and beta-carotene, P < 0.01). This study confirms significantly elevated lipid peroxidation in CF using 8-iso-PGF2 alpha levels...
  38. doi request reprint Effectiveness of web-based interventions in achieving weight loss and weight loss maintenance in overweight and obese adults: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    M Neve
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Obes Rev 11:306-21. 2010
    ..Higher usage of website features may be associated with positive weight change, but we do not know what features improve this effect or reduce attrition...
  39. doi request reprint Effects of integrating pedometers, parental materials, and E-mail support within an extracurricular school sport intervention
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 44:176-83. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of a school-based intervention (Program X) incorporating pedometers and e-mail support on physical activity, sedentary behavior, and healthy eating in adolescents...
  40. doi request reprint Validation of overweight children's fruit and vegetable intake using plasma carotenoids
    Tracy L Burrows
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:162-8. 2009
    ..The lower plasma carotenoid concentrations found in overweight and obese children requires further investigation...
  41. doi request reprint A systematic review of the validity of dietary assessment methods in children when compared with the method of doubly labeled water
    Tracy L Burrows
    Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1501-10. 2010
    ..Further research is needed in this area to substantiate findings and improve estimates of total energy expenditure in children and adolescents...
  42. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trials in overweight children: practicalities and realities
    Janet M Warren
    University of Newcastle, Schools of Health Sciences and Education, Callaghan Campus, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:73-85. 2007
    ..To highlight and discuss the practical aspects of conducting high quality, randomised controlled trials (RCTs) with overweight and obese children and their families...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. pmc Dropout, nonusage attrition, and pretreatment predictors of nonusage attrition in a commercial Web-based weight loss program
    Melinda J Neve
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 12:e69. 2010
    ..However, poor retention (dropout attrition) and website utilization (nonusage attrition) are major inhibitors to the effectiveness of Web-based programs...
  46. doi 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...
  47. 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...
  48. doi request reprint Changes to dietary intake during a 12-week commercial web-based weight loss program: a randomized controlled trial
    M J Hutchesson
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medcine, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 68:64-70. 2014
    ..Further research to determine web-based components that may improve success and the reasons why programs are successful for some participants is required. ..
  49. pmc Normal growth in cystic fibrosis associated with a specialised centre
    C E Collins
    Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Newcastle, Callaghan 2308 NSW, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 81:241-6. 1999
    ..To assess the impact of lifetime continuous care within the John Hunter Hospital cystic fibrosis (CF) clinics on growth and lung function...
  50. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress in cystic fibrosis: dietary and metabolic factors
    L G Wood
    Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Coll Nutr 20:157-65. 2001
    ..The immune response appears to be a key factor causing oxidative stress. Antioxidant intervention aimed at reducing oxidative stress in CF needs to be assessed...
  51. doi request reprint In children using intensive insulin therapy, a 20-g variation in carbohydrate amount significantly impacts on postprandial glycaemia
    C E Smart
    John Hunter Children s Hospital, Department of Paediatric Endocrinology, Newcastle, Australia
    Diabet Med 29:e21-4. 2012
    ..To determine if an insulin dose calculated for a meal containing 60 g carbohydrate maintains postprandial glycaemic control for meals containing 40, 50, 70 or 80 g carbohydrate...
  52. doi request reprint The obesity phenotype in children with asthma
    M E Jensen
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, 2310, NSW, Australia
    Paediatr Respir Rev 12:152-9. 2011
    ..This will lead to refinements in management approaches for these patients...
  53. doi request reprint Nutritional management of children and adolescents on insulin pump therapy - a survey of Australian Practice
    Carmel E Smart
    John Hunter Children s Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Pediatr Diabetes 9:96-103. 2008
    ..The aims of the survey were to review nutritional care provided to children on insulin pump therapy (IPT) and to identify areas of consensus in medical nutrition therapy. Interventions were compared with existing evidence for best practice...
  54. doi request reprint Multi-site randomized controlled trial of a child-centered physical activity program, a parent-centered dietary-modification program, or both in overweight children: the HIKCUPS study
    Anthony D Okely
    Child Obesity Research Centre and Faculty of Education, School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    J Pediatr 157:388-94, 394.e1. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether a child-centered physical activity program, combined with a parent-centered dietary program, was more efficacious than each treatment alone, in preventing unhealthy weight-gain in overweight children...
  55. doi request reprint Diet quality--what is it and does it matter?
    Annika Wirt
    School of Health Sciences, HA12 Hunter Building, University Drive, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 12:2473-92. 2009
    ..The present review aims to describe current diet quality tools and their applications, and to examine the relationship between diet quality and morbidity and mortality...
  56. doi request reprint Perceived risk of Type 2 diabetes in Australian women with a recent history of gestational diabetes mellitus
    M K Morrison
    Health and Education Division, Diabetes Australia NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Diabet Med 27:882-6. 2010
    ..To describe the risk perceptions and factors associated with a high level of perceived risk for the development of Type 2 diabetes in a sample of Australian women with a recent history of gestational diabetes mellitus...
  57. pmc Influence of and optimal insulin therapy for a low-glycemic index meal in children with type 1 diabetes receiving intensive insulin therapy
    Rochelle L Ryan
    School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
    Diabetes Care 31:1485-90. 2008
    ....