S F L Kirk

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health behaviours and health-care utilization in Canadian schoolchildren
    Sara F L Kirk
    School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 3E2
    Public Health Nutr 16:358-64. 2013
  2. pmc Lessons learned from the implementation of a provincial breastfeeding policy in Nova Scotia, Canada and the implications for childhood obesity prevention
    Sara F L Kirk
    Applied Research Collaborations for Health, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1308-18. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Effective weight management practice: a review of the lifestyle intervention evidence
    S F L Kirk
    Applied Research Collaborations for Health, School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:178-85. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Weight management experiences of overweight and obese Canadian adults: findings from a national survey
    S F Kirk
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Chronic Dis Inj Can 32:63-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Health care utilization from prevalent medical conditions in normal-weight, overweight, and obese children
    Sara F L Kirk
    School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University and IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Pediatr 160:216-221.e1. 2012
  6. pmc Comparison of ICD code-based diagnosis of obesity with measured obesity in children and the implications for health care cost estimates
    Stefan Kuhle
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 650 University Terrace, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2T4, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:173. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The state of obesity management for women giving birth in Atlantic Canada
    Sara F L Kirk
    Canada Research Chair in Health Services Research, Applied Research Collaborations for Health ARCH, School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University, 1318 Robie Street, Halifax B3H 3E2, NS, Canada
    Matern Child Health J 14:453-8. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Characterizing the obesogenic environment: the state of the evidence with directions for future research
    S F L Kirk
    Applied Research Collaborations for Health, School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Obes Rev 11:109-17. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint BMI: a vital sign for patients and health professionals
    Sara F L Kirk
    School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can Nurse 105:25-8. 2009

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Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Health behaviours and health-care utilization in Canadian schoolchildren
    Sara F L Kirk
    School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 3E2
    Public Health Nutr 16:358-64. 2013
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine whether children who reported healthier behaviours, specifically in relation to nutrition and physical activity, also had lower health-care utilization...
  2. pmc Lessons learned from the implementation of a provincial breastfeeding policy in Nova Scotia, Canada and the implications for childhood obesity prevention
    Sara F L Kirk
    Applied Research Collaborations for Health, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1308-18. 2012
    ..Finally, promotion of breastfeeding offers a population-based strategy for addressing the childhood obesity epidemic and should form a core component of any broader strategies or policies for childhood obesity prevention...
  3. doi request reprint Effective weight management practice: a review of the lifestyle intervention evidence
    S F L Kirk
    Applied Research Collaborations for Health, School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:178-85. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Weight management experiences of overweight and obese Canadian adults: findings from a national survey
    S F Kirk
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Chronic Dis Inj Can 32:63-9. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Health care utilization from prevalent medical conditions in normal-weight, overweight, and obese children
    Sara F L Kirk
    School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University and IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Pediatr 160:216-221.e1. 2012
    ..To explore the commonly recorded diagnoses in overweight and obese children presenting to a clinical care setting compared with their normal-weight peers...
  6. pmc Comparison of ICD code-based diagnosis of obesity with measured obesity in children and the implications for health care cost estimates
    Stefan Kuhle
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 650 University Terrace, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2T4, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:173. 2011
    ..The objective of the current study was to investigate the sensitivity and specificity of an ICD code-based diagnosis of obesity from administrative health data relative to the gold standard measured BMI...
  7. doi request reprint The state of obesity management for women giving birth in Atlantic Canada
    Sara F L Kirk
    Canada Research Chair in Health Services Research, Applied Research Collaborations for Health ARCH, School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University, 1318 Robie Street, Halifax B3H 3E2, NS, Canada
    Matern Child Health J 14:453-8. 2010
    ..Clinical, delivery, or equipment-related challenges and the state of existing or planned policies or guidelines specific to this high-risk population were also sought...
  8. doi request reprint Characterizing the obesogenic environment: the state of the evidence with directions for future research
    S F L Kirk
    Applied Research Collaborations for Health, School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Obes Rev 11:109-17. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint BMI: a vital sign for patients and health professionals
    Sara F L Kirk
    School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can Nurse 105:25-8. 2009
    ..Promoting the routine calculation of BMI on admission or initial assessment may encourage health-care professionals to become more aware of obesity and its impact on the patient and the health system...