Affiliation: University of Queensland
- Development of the Children's Body Image ScaleHelen Truby
School of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Br J Clin Psychol 41:185-203. 2002..The aim of this study was to develop a gender-appropriate pictorial scale to measure body image in young children based on a measurable index of adiposity...
- The Children's Body Image Scale: reliability and use with international standards for body mass indexHelen Truby
University of Queensland, Children s Nutrition Research Centre, Queensland, Australia
Br J Clin Psychol 47:119-24. 2008..To test the reliability of the Children's Body Image Scale (CBIS) and assess its usefulness in the context of new body size charts for children...
- Commercial weight loss diets meet nutrient requirements in free living adults over 8 weeks: a randomised controlled weight loss trialHelen Truby
Children s Nutrition Research Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD, Australia 4029
Nutr J 7:25. 2008..To investigate the effect of commercial weight loss programmes on macronutrient composition and micronutrient adequacy over a 2 month period...
- Utility of the waist-to-height ratio as an instrument to measure parental perception of body weight in children and its use in a population-based survey of childrenSmita Nambiar
Children s Nutrition Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
Public Health Nutr 16:274-80. 2013..To investigate which anthropometric measure of overweight status, BMI or waist-to-height ratio (WHtR), is most closely associated with parents' perception of their child's overweight status...
- Associations of body mass index and waist circumference with: energy intake and percentage energy from macronutrients, in a cohort of Australian childrenSarah A Elliott
The University of Queensland, Children s Nutrition Research Centre, School of Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Nutr J 10:58. 2011..This study investigated the possible relationship between BMI and WC with energy intake and percentage energy intake from macronutrients in Australian children and adolescents...
- Predicting resting energy expenditure in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophySarah A Elliott
Children s Nutrition Research Centre, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
Eur J Paediatr Neurol 16:631-5. 2012..We aimed to ascertain the most valid predictive equation that can be used to predict REE in steroid treated ambulatory boys with DMD...
- Use of the waist-height ratio to predict metabolic syndrome in obese children and adolescentsSmita Nambiar
Children s Nutrition Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 49:E281-7. 2013..To demonstrate that the waist-height ratio (WHtR) is a simple and effective screening tool that could be used to identify obese children with the metabolic syndrome...
- Validating the waist-height ratio and developing centiles for use amongst children and adolescentsSmita Nambiar
The University of Queensland, Children s Nutrition Research Centre, School of Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD, Australia
Acta Paediatr 98:148-52. 2009..To assess the statistical validity of the waist-height ratio (WHtR) as an appropriate method of adjusting waist circumference (WC) for height in children and adolescents...