Rachel A Jones

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wollongong
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Patterns of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in preschool children
    Eveline Van Cauwenberghe
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, University of Ghent, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:138. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Tracking physical activity and sedentary behavior in childhood: a systematic review
    Rachel A Jones
    Faculty of Education and Interdisciplinary Educational Research Institute, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Astralia
    Am J Prev Med 44:651-8. 2013
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Relationships between weight status and child, parent and community characteristics in preschool children
    Rachel A Jones
    Child Obesity Research Centre, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, Wollongong NSW, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:54-60. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The importance of long-term follow-up in child and adolescent obesity prevention interventions
    Rachel A Jones
    Interdiscplinary Educational Research Institute, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:178-81. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Process evaluation of the Hunter Illawarra Kids Challenge Using Parent Support study: a multisite randomized controlled trial for the management of child obesity
    Rachel A Jones
    Child Obesity Research Centre, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Health Promot Pract 11:917-27. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Relationships between child, parent and community characteristics and weight status among young children
    Rachel A Jones
    Child Obesity Research Centre, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:256-64. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Perceived and actual competence among overweight and non-overweight children
    Rachel A Jones
    Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 13:589-96. 2010
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Correlates of objectively measured physical activity in obese children
    Philip J Morgan
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2634-41. 2008

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Patterns of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in preschool children
    Eveline Van Cauwenberghe
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, University of Ghent, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:138. 2012
    ..Therefore, in this observational study patterns of SB and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) were examined in detail throughout the week in preschool-aged boys and girls...
  2. doi request reprint Tracking physical activity and sedentary behavior in childhood: a systematic review
    Rachel A Jones
    Faculty of Education and Interdisciplinary Educational Research Institute, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Astralia
    Am J Prev Med 44:651-8. 2013
    ..9 years) or from early childhood to middle childhood (aged 6-12 years). It is important to review the evidence of tracking of these behaviors to determine their stability during the foundational early years of life...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Relationships between weight status and child, parent and community characteristics in preschool children
    Rachel A Jones
    Child Obesity Research Centre, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, Wollongong NSW, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:54-60. 2009
    ..To examine, using an Ecological Systems Theoretical framework, relationships between weight status and child, parent and community characteristics and risk factors among preschool children...
  5. doi request reprint The importance of long-term follow-up in child and adolescent obesity prevention interventions
    Rachel A Jones
    Interdiscplinary Educational Research Institute, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:178-81. 2011
    ..Furthermore, recommendations to strengthen the evidence base and outline key implications for research design in this area and the support required for long-term follow-up studies are detailed...
  6. doi request reprint Process evaluation of the Hunter Illawarra Kids Challenge Using Parent Support study: a multisite randomized controlled trial for the management of child obesity
    Rachel A Jones
    Child Obesity Research Centre, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Health Promot Pract 11:917-27. 2010
    ..Recommendations for future interventions, specifically the implementation of subsequent HIKCUPS or other multisite effectiveness studies, are detailed...
  7. doi request reprint Relationships between child, parent and community characteristics and weight status among young children
    Rachel A Jones
    Child Obesity Research Centre, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:256-64. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between weight status and child, parent and community characteristics among young boys and girls...
  8. doi request reprint Perceived and actual competence among overweight and non-overweight children
    Rachel A Jones
    Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 13:589-96. 2010
    ..Better understanding these differences at different stages of development may lead to identifying more specific and appropriate intervention points to promote physical activity in overweight children...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Correlates of objectively measured physical activity in obese children
    Philip J Morgan
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2634-41. 2008
    ..Interventions aimed at reducing sedentary behaviors among obese girls should also be considered...
  11. doi request reprint Movement skills and physical activity in obese children: randomized controlled trial
    Dylan P Cliff
    Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:90-100. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the Hunter Illawarra Kids Challenge Using Parent Support physical activity program in overweight children...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Proficiency deficiency: mastery of fundamental movement skills and skill components in overweight and obese children
    Dylan P Cliff
    Faculty of Education, Interdisciplinary Educational Research Institute IERI, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1024-33. 2012
    ..Physical activity programs designed for overweight and obese children may need to address deficiencies in FMS proficiency to foster the movement capabilities required for participation in health-enhancing physical activity...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. pmc Predictive validity and classification accuracy of ActiGraph energy expenditure equations and cut-points in young children
    Xanne Janssen
    Interdisciplinary Educational Research Institute, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e79124. 2013
    ..Evaluate the predictive validity of ActiGraph energy expenditure equations and the classification accuracy of physical activity intensity cut-points in preschoolers...
  16. doi request reprint Objectively measured sedentary behavior, physical activity, and plasma lipids in overweight and obese children
    Dylan P Cliff
    Faculty of Education, Interdisciplinary Educational Research Institute, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:382-5. 2013
    ..This study examines the associations between objectively measured sedentary behavior, light physical activity (LPA), and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), and plasma lipids in overweight and obese children...
  17. ncbi request reprint Promoting fundamental movement skill development and physical activity in early childhood settings: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Rachel A Jones
    University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 23:600-15. 2011
    ..110.5, 95% CI 33.6, 187.3; Cohen's d = 0.46). This study demonstrates that a physical activity program implemented by staff within a preschool setting is feasible, acceptable and potentially efficacious...
  18. doi request reprint Validation of activPAL Defined Sedentary Time and Breaks in Sedentary Time in 4- to 6-Year-Olds
    Xanne Janssen
    Interdisciplinary Educational Research Institute, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 26:110-7. 2014
    ..However, the activPAL has difficulty classifying other postures, such as kneeling. In addition, when predicting time spent in different postures and total number of breaks in SB the activPAL appeared not to be accurate. ..
  19. doi request reprint Validation of activPAL Defined Sedentary Time and Breaks in Sedentary Time in 4- to 6-Year-Olds
    Xanne Janssen
    Interdisciplinary Educational Research Institute, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 26:110-7. 2014
    ..However, the activPAL has difficulty classifying other postures, such as kneeling. In addition, when predicting time spent in different postures and total number of breaks in SB the activPAL appeared not to be accurate. ..
  20. doi request reprint Promoting healthy lifestyles among adolescent boys: the Fitness Improvement and Lifestyle Awareness Program RCT
    Louisa R Peralta
    Faculty of Education and Child Obesity Research Centre, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Prev Med 48:537-42. 2009
    ..To assess the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of a school-based obesity prevention program among adolescent boys with sub-optimal cardiorespiratory fitness...
  21. ncbi request reprint Volumes and bouts of sedentary behavior and physical activity: associations with cardiometabolic health in obese children
    Dylan P Cliff
    Interdisciplinary Educational Research Institute, Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Education, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:E112-8. 2014
    ..To examine associations of volumes and bouts of sedentary behavior (SED) and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) with individual and clustered cardio-metabolic outcomes in overweight/obese children...
  22. doi request reprint Practical utility and reliability of whole-room calorimetry in young children
    Xanne Janssen
    Interdisciplinary Educational Research Institute, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2500, Australia
    Br J Nutr 109:1917-22. 2013
    ..In addition, the effect of a small standardised breakfast, approximately 90 min before REE measurements, is likely to be small...
  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...