Tania Winzenberg

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tasmania
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The design of a valid and reliable questionnaire to measure osteoporosis knowledge in women: the Osteoporosis Knowledge Assessment Tool (OKAT)
    Tania M Winzenberg
    Menzies Centre for Population Health Research, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 4:17. 2003
  2. pmc A prospective study of the impact of musculoskeletal pain and radiographic osteoarthritis on health related quality of life in community dwelling older people
    Laura L Laslett
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:168. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D and bone health in childhood and adolescence
    T Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia
    Calcif Tissue Int 92:140-50. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D and the musculoskeletal health of older adults
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania
    Aust Fam Physician 41:92-9. 2012
  5. pmc Bone density testing: an under-utilised and under-researched health education tool for osteoporosis prevention?
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Private Bag 23, Hobart TAS 7001, Australia
    Nutrients 2:985-96. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Calcium supplements in healthy children do not affect weight gain, height, or body composition
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS 7001 Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1789-98. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Strontium ranelate--does it affect the management of postmenopausal osteoporosis?
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania
    Aust Fam Physician 36:631-2. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Ibandronate in benign bone disease
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Level 2 199 Macquarie St, Hobart TAS Australia 7000, Australia
    Rev Recent Clin Trials 3:139-49. 2008
  9. pmc Assessing physical activity in general practice: a disconnect between clinical practice and public health?
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Australia
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e359-67. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint When do bisphosphonates make the most sense?
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    J Fam Pract 60:18-28. 2011

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. pmc The design of a valid and reliable questionnaire to measure osteoporosis knowledge in women: the Osteoporosis Knowledge Assessment Tool (OKAT)
    Tania M Winzenberg
    Menzies Centre for Population Health Research, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 4:17. 2003
    ..However, there are few validated instruments for measuring osteoporosis knowledge levels. The aim of this study was to design a valid and reliable instrument to measure osteoporosis knowledge in Australian women...
  2. pmc A prospective study of the impact of musculoskeletal pain and radiographic osteoarthritis on health related quality of life in community dwelling older people
    Laura L Laslett
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:168. 2012
    ..Pain and radiographic changes are common in persons with osteoarthritis, but their relative contributions to quality of life are unknown...
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D and bone health in childhood and adolescence
    T Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia
    Calcif Tissue Int 92:140-50. 2013
    ..Trials of sufficient duration in deficient pregnant mothers, infants, and children are urgently required to address critical evidence gaps...
  4. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D and the musculoskeletal health of older adults
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania
    Aust Fam Physician 41:92-9. 2012
    ..The scientific literature related to vitamin D and bone health in older adults is extensive...
  5. pmc Bone density testing: an under-utilised and under-researched health education tool for osteoporosis prevention?
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Private Bag 23, Hobart TAS 7001, Australia
    Nutrients 2:985-96. 2010
    ..2, 3.3). Fracture risk feedback based on BMD could potentially make an important contribution to osteoporosis prevention but confirmation of long-term benefits and cost effectiveness is needed before implementation can be recommended...
  6. ncbi request reprint Calcium supplements in healthy children do not affect weight gain, height, or body composition
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS 7001 Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1789-98. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to use data from randomized controlled trials to determine whether calcium supplementation in healthy children affects weight or body composition...
  7. ncbi request reprint Strontium ranelate--does it affect the management of postmenopausal osteoporosis?
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania
    Aust Fam Physician 36:631-2. 2007
    ..This article considers whether the availability of strontium ranelate affects the management of postmenopausal osteoporosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ibandronate in benign bone disease
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Level 2 199 Macquarie St, Hobart TAS Australia 7000, Australia
    Rev Recent Clin Trials 3:139-49. 2008
    ..Adverse effects and long-term safety data will also be reviewed...
  9. pmc Assessing physical activity in general practice: a disconnect between clinical practice and public health?
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Australia
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e359-67. 2009
    ..GPs comply poorly to public health recommendations to routinely assess their patients' physical activity. The reasons for this disconnect between recommended practice and GPs' actual practice are unclear...
  10. ncbi request reprint When do bisphosphonates make the most sense?
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    J Fam Pract 60:18-28. 2011
  11. ncbi request reprint The IOM's report on Calcium & Vitamin D: should it change the way you practice?
    Susan Williams
    J Fam Pract 60:27. 2011
  12. pmc Effects of vitamin D supplementation on bone density in healthy children: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    BMJ 342:c7254. 2011
    ..To determine the effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation for improving bone mineral density in children and adolescents and if effects vary with factors such as vitamin D dose and vitamin D status...
  13. ncbi request reprint Screening for physical inactivity in general practice - a test of diagnostic accuracy
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 40:57-61. 2011
    ..This study aimed to compare the performance of different methods of assessing patient physical activity levels in general practice...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 40:43-4. 2011
    ..The result - the bone mineral density (BMD) - can be reported at a number of sites. The most clinically useful are the lumbar spine, femoral neck and total hip (also termed the 'proximal femur')...
  15. ncbi request reprint Colchicine--what is its place in the management of acute gout?
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania
    Aust Fam Physician 36:529-30. 2007
    ..This article considers the place of colchicine in the management of acute gout...
  16. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal conditions - what's new from Cochrane and how might this affect your practice?
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:433-4. 2007
    ..The first topic considers the value of calcium supplementation in children...
  17. ncbi request reprint Synovial haemangioma of the knee: a case report
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Private Bag 23, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001, Australia
    Clin Rheumatol 25:753-5. 2006
    ..Arthroscopy is important in both the diagnosis and treatment of these lesions...
  18. ncbi request reprint A mother-based intervention trial for osteoporosis prevention in children
    T M Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Prev Med 42:21-6. 2006
    ..To assess whether a lifestyle intervention delivered to mothers might impact on osteoporosis preventive behaviors in their children...
  19. pmc The effect on behavior and bone mineral density of individualized bone mineral density feedback and educational interventions in premenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial [NCT00273260]
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:12. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic factors associated with calcium intake in premenopausal women: a cross-sectional study
    T M Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:463-6. 2005
    ..To describe associations between sociodemographic factors and calcium intake in premenopausal women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of bone density feedback and group education on osteoporosis knowledge and osteoporosis self-efficacy in premenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial
    T M Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Private Bag 23, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    J Clin Densitom 8:95-103. 2005
    ..Women with children or who worked full time have decreased osteoporosis self-efficacy, suggesting that this group should be a specific target for future interventional strategies...
  22. pmc Factors affecting the intention of providers to deliver more effective continuing medical education to general practitioners: a pilot study
    Tania Winzenberg
    University Dept of Rural Health, University of Tasmania, Australia
    BMC Med Educ 3:11. 2003
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  23. pmc Effects of calcium supplementation on bone density in healthy children: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    BMJ 333:775. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of calcium supplementation for improving bone mineral density in healthy children and to determine if any effect is modified by other factors and persists after supplementation stops...
  24. ncbi request reprint How do women change osteoporosis-preventive behaviours in their children?
    T Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:379-85. 2008
    ..In this study, we aimed to describe the strategies and approaches used by these mothers to improve their children's calcium intake and physical activity...
  25. pmc Natural history and clinical significance of MRI-detected bone marrow lesions at the knee: a prospective study in community dwelling older adults
    Dawn Dore
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, 7000, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R223. 2010
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  26. doi request reprint Subchondral bone and cartilage damage: a prospective study in older adults
    Dawn Dore
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 62:1967-73. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the association between baseline tibial bone area and tibial subchondral bone mineral density (BMD) with tibial cartilage defect development and cartilage volume loss...
  27. doi request reprint Association between serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and osteoarthritis: a systematic review
    Yuelong Cao
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:1323-34. 2013
    ..To systematically review the evidence for association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-(OH)D) and OA and the effect of vitamin D therapy on OA...
  28. pmc Vitamin D supplementation in the management of knee osteoarthritis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Yuelong Cao
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia
    Trials 13:131. 2012
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  29. pmc Bone marrow lesions predict site-specific cartilage defect development and volume loss: a prospective study in older adults
    Dawn Dore
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, 7000, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R222. 2010
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Correlates of subchondral BMD: a cross-sectional study
    Dawn Dore
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Bone Miner Res 24:2007-15. 2009
    ..10, p < 0.01). In conclusion, this study identified a large number of factors associated with sBMD, of which the most novel is cartilage defects. Longitudinal studies are required to address causality...
  31. ncbi request reprint Rural GPs' satisfaction with radiology services to their communities: a qualitative study
    Brett D Sounness
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 8:902. 2008
    ..This research aimed to contribute to this important knowledge gap by identifying the factors influencing rural GPs' satisfaction with the rural radiology services available to them...
  32. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of sex differences prevalence, incidence and severity of osteoarthritis
    Velandai K Srikanth
    The Menzies Research Institute, Private Bag 23, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 13:769-81. 2005
    ..To resolve uncertainty regarding sex differences in osteoarthritis (OA) by performing a meta-analysis of sex differences in OA prevalence, incidence and severity...
  33. doi request reprint Oral contraceptive use and bone
    Shuying Wei
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
    Curr Osteoporos Rep 9:6-11. 2011
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  34. doi request reprint A prospective study of the associations between 25-hydroxy-vitamin D, sarcopenia progression and physical activity in older adults
    David Scott
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart School of Human Life Sciences, University of Tasmania, Launceston, TAS, Australia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 73:581-7. 2010
    ..Our objective was to describe prospective associations between 25OHD, muscle parameters, and PA in community-dwelling older adults...
  35. ncbi request reprint The association between physical activity and reduced body fat lessens with age - results from a cross-sectional study in community-dwelling older adults
    Yi Chao Foong
    Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia Electronic address
    Exp Gerontol 55:107-12. 2014
    ..In addition, we were interested in comparing the extent of correlation between questionnaire and accelerometer determined PA...
  36. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacological interventions for rheumatoid arthritis
    Kelly Shaw
    Population Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Hobart, Tasmania
    Aust Fam Physician 36:840-1. 2007
    ..The major goals of treatment are to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, slow down or stop joint damage, prevent disability, and preserve or improve the patient's sense of wellbeing and ability to function...
  37. ncbi request reprint GP workforce participation in Tasmania
    Jan Gartlan
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:378-80, 384. 2007
    ..Regional differences might not be accounted for in national studies. The authors aimed to determine GP characteristics associated with workforce participation in Tasmania...
  38. ncbi request reprint The GP's response to pandemic influenza: a qualitative study
    Kelly A Shaw
    Southern Tasmanian Division of General Practice, University of Tasmania, Hobart 7000, Australia
    Fam Pract 23:267-72. 2006
    ..Current pandemic influenza plans to place GPs at the front line of a pandemic influenza response. However, little is known about GPs' perceptions of their role and preparedness in the event of a pandemic occurring...
  39. pmc Effect of biologic therapy on radiological progression in rheumatoid arthritis: what does it add to methotrexate?
    Graeme Jones
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    Biologics 6:155-61. 2012
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  40. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure devices - research supports their use in general practice
    Mark Nelson
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 40:131. 2011
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  41. ncbi request reprint Worth fighting for--advocacy for general practice research
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania
    Aust Fam Physician 39:89. 2010
    ..1 billion by 2033. Health and medical research (HMR) provides excellent return on investments (in fact a return of 117%; second only to the mining and wholesale/retail sectors) and delivers an economic benefit of some $30 billion...
  42. ncbi request reprint Supportive care of rural women with breast cancer in Tasmania, Australia: changing needs over time
    Melinda Minstrell
    University Department of Rural Health, Faculty of Health Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Psychooncology 17:58-65. 2008
    ..Although services appear to be more responsive to breast cancer patients, significant unmet needs still exist...