G R Tomkinson

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in the performance of children and adolescents (1980-2000): an analysis of 55 studies of the 20m shuttle run test in 11 countries
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Computer Simulation Laboratory, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Underdale, South Australia, Australia
    Sports Med 33:285-300. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Secular changes in pediatric aerobic fitness test performance: the global picture
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Centre for Applied Anthropometry, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Med Sport Sci 50:46-66. 2007
  3. pmc Research priorities for child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviours: an international perspective using a twin-panel Delphi procedure
    Lauren Gillis
    Health and Use of Time HUT group, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:112. 2013
  4. pmc Testing the activitystat hypothesis: a randomised controlled trial protocol
    Sjaan Gomersall
    Health and Use of Time HUT group, Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:851. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Quantification of the postural and technical errors in asymptomatic adults using direct 3D whole body scan measurements of standing posture
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Gait Posture 37:172-7. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Temporal changes in long-distance running performance of Asian children between 1964 and 2009
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Health and Use of Time Group, Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Sports Med 42:267-79. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Who are the Eurofittest?
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Centre for Applied Anthropometry, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Med Sport Sci 50:104-28. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Global changes in anaerobic fitness test performance of children and adolescents (1958-2003)
    G R Tomkinson
    Centre for Applied Anthropometry, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 17:497-507. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in the aerobic fitness test performance and body mass index of Korean children and adolescents (1968-2000)
    G R Tomkinson
    Centre for Applied Anthropometry, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Int J Sports Med 28:314-20. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Secular changes in aerobic fitness test performance of Australasian children and adolescents
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Centre for Applied Anthropometry, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Med Sport Sci 50:168-82. 2007

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in the performance of children and adolescents (1980-2000): an analysis of 55 studies of the 20m shuttle run test in 11 countries
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Computer Simulation Laboratory, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Underdale, South Australia, Australia
    Sports Med 33:285-300. 2003
    ..The rate of decline is not related to the change in the country's relative wealth, as quantified by per capita gross domestic product (GDP)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Secular changes in pediatric aerobic fitness test performance: the global picture
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Centre for Applied Anthropometry, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Med Sport Sci 50:46-66. 2007
    ..The aim of this study therefore, was to quantify the global change in pediatric aerobic fitness test performance...
  3. pmc Research priorities for child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviours: an international perspective using a twin-panel Delphi procedure
    Lauren Gillis
    Health and Use of Time HUT group, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:112. 2013
    ..The quantity and quality of studies in child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviour have rapidly increased, but research directions are often pursued in a reactive and uncoordinated manner...
  4. pmc Testing the activitystat hypothesis: a randomised controlled trial protocol
    Sjaan Gomersall
    Health and Use of Time HUT group, Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:851. 2012
    ..The aim of this trial is to determine the effect of two different imposed exercise loads on total daily energy expenditure and physical activity levels...
  5. doi request reprint Quantification of the postural and technical errors in asymptomatic adults using direct 3D whole body scan measurements of standing posture
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Gait Posture 37:172-7. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Temporal changes in long-distance running performance of Asian children between 1964 and 2009
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Health and Use of Time Group, Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Sports Med 42:267-79. 2012
    ..These declines highlight the need for regular surveillance of Asian children's health-related fitness and proactive public health strategies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Who are the Eurofittest?
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Centre for Applied Anthropometry, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Med Sport Sci 50:104-28. 2007
    ..By cumulating studies reporting Eurofit data for children and adolescents, the aim of this study was to describe the variability in fitness test performance among children and adolescents from different parts of Europe...
  8. ncbi request reprint Global changes in anaerobic fitness test performance of children and adolescents (1958-2003)
    G R Tomkinson
    Centre for Applied Anthropometry, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 17:497-507. 2007
    ..To quantify the global changes in anaerobic fitness (operationalized as power and speed test performance) of children and adolescents...
  9. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in the aerobic fitness test performance and body mass index of Korean children and adolescents (1968-2000)
    G R Tomkinson
    Centre for Applied Anthropometry, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Int J Sports Med 28:314-20. 2007
    ..Compared to other countries, there has been a sharp decline in Korean children's performance on tests of aerobic fitness, which has been concurrent with increases in estimated body mass index...
  10. ncbi request reprint Secular changes in aerobic fitness test performance of Australasian children and adolescents
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Centre for Applied Anthropometry, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Med Sport Sci 50:168-82. 2007
    ..Using a metaanalytical approach, this study aimed to quantify the secular changes in the aerobic fitness test performances of Australasian (Australian and New Zealand) children and adolescents over the past half a century...
  11. ncbi request reprint Secular changes in body dimensions of Royal Australian Air Force aircrew (1971-2005)
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Health and Use of Time Group, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Australia
    Ergonomics 53:994-1005. 2010
    ..These secular changes in body dimensions have implications for ensuring correct human-machine and human-equipment fit and underscore the need for regular anthropometric surveys...
  12. ncbi request reprint Declines in aerobic fitness: are they only due to increasing fatness?
    Timothy S Olds
    Nutritional Physiology Research Centre School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Med Sport Sci 50:226-40. 2007
    ..This study quantifies the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships between young people's fatness (BMI, skinfold thickness) and fitness (performance on tests of aerobic fitness)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physiological correlates of bilateral symmetry in humans
    G R Tomkinson
    Computer Simulation Laboratory, School of Physical Education, Exercise and Sport Studies, University of South Australia, Underdale, Australia
    Int J Sports Med 21:545-50. 2000
    ..The study failed to confirm the hypothesis that symmetric individuals were physiologically fitter when compared to their asymmetric counterparts...
  14. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in physical performance of Australian children. Evidence from the Talent Search program
    G R Tomkinson
    Computer Simulation Laboratory, School of Physical Education Exercise and Sport Studies, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 43:90-8. 2003
    ..This study examined trends in aerobic fitness in 12-15-year-old South Australian schoolchildren in the years 1995-2000, based on data from the Australian Sports Commission's Talent Search program...
  15. doi request reprint Trends in the prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity in Australia between 1985 and 2008
    T S Olds
    Sansom Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:57-66. 2010
    ..Specifically, it aimed to determine whether there have been (a) overall increases in average body mass index (BMI), (b) differential patterns of change within age groups and (c) increases in BMI within each weight-status category...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bilateral symmetry and the competitive standard attained in elite and sub-elite sport
    Grant R Tomkinson
    Computer Simulation Laboratory, School of Health Sciences, The University of South Australia, Holbrooks Road, Underdale, SA 5032, Australia
    J Sports Sci 21:201-11. 2003
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Changes in Eurofit test performance of Estonian and Lithuanian children and adolescents (1992-2002)
    Toivo Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Center of Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Med Sport Sci 50:129-42. 2007
    ..Using the Eurofit test battery, the aim of this study was to quantify the secular changes in fitness test performance of Estonian and Lithuanian children and adolescents during the first ten years of independence...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evolution and variability in fitness test performance of Asian children and adolescents
    Duncan J Macfarlane
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Med Sport Sci 50:143-67. 2007
    ..g. diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome), recent declines in cardiovascular endurance fitness performance of Asian children and adolescents should be an issue of major concern for public health authorities throughout Asia...