P T Katzmarzyk

Summary

Affiliation: Queen's University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome, obesity, and mortality: impact of cardiorespiratory fitness
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 28:391-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Targeting the metabolic syndrome with exercise: evidence from the HERITAGE Family Study
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1703-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The utility of the international child and adolescent overweight guidelines for predicting coronary heart disease risk factors
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, K7L 3N6, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:456-62. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical inactivity, excess adiposity and premature mortality
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Obes Rev 4:257-90. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome: an introduction
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:1-3. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The importance of waist circumference in the definition of metabolic syndrome: prospective analyses of mortality in men
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Diabetes Care 29:404-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity mortality trends in Canada, 1985-2000
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, School of Physical and Health Education
    Can J Public Health 95:16-20. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The Canadian obesity epidemic: an historical perspective
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s Univeristy, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Res 10:666-74. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Adiposity, physical fitness and incident diabetes: the physical activity longitudinal study
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Diabetologia 50:538-44. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness attenuates the effects of the metabolic syndrome on all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in men
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Arch Intern Med 164:1092-7. 2004

Detail Information

Publications96

  1. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome, obesity, and mortality: impact of cardiorespiratory fitness
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 28:391-7. 2005
    ..To determine in normal weight, overweight, and obese men the risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality associated with the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and the influence of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Targeting the metabolic syndrome with exercise: evidence from the HERITAGE Family Study
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1703-9. 2003
    ..To determine the efficacy of exercise training in treating the metabolic syndrome...
  3. ncbi request reprint The utility of the international child and adolescent overweight guidelines for predicting coronary heart disease risk factors
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, K7L 3N6, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:456-62. 2003
    ..The results add evidence that the international cutoffs are related to health risks in youth, supporting the adoption of the guidelines...
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical inactivity, excess adiposity and premature mortality
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Obes Rev 4:257-90. 2003
    ..Studies that used a measure of adiposity other than the BMI show similar relationships with mortality, and stratified analyses indicate that both physical inactivity and adiposity are important determinants of mortality risk...
  5. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome: an introduction
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:1-3. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The importance of waist circumference in the definition of metabolic syndrome: prospective analyses of mortality in men
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Diabetes Care 29:404-9. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity mortality trends in Canada, 1985-2000
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, School of Physical and Health Education
    Can J Public Health 95:16-20. 2004
    ..To investigate the temporal trends in the mortality burden attributed to overweight and obesity in Canada between 1985 and 2000...
  8. ncbi request reprint The Canadian obesity epidemic: an historical perspective
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s Univeristy, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Res 10:666-74. 2002
    ..To examine temporal trends in stature, body mass, body mass index (BMI), and the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Canada...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adiposity, physical fitness and incident diabetes: the physical activity longitudinal study
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Diabetologia 50:538-44. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships among adiposity, physical activity, physical fitness and the development of diabetes in a diverse sample of Canadians...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness attenuates the effects of the metabolic syndrome on all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in men
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Arch Intern Med 164:1092-7. 2004
    ..The metabolic syndrome is a prevalent condition that carries with it an increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and mortality...
  11. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference percentiles for Canadian youth 11-18y of age
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1011-5. 2004
    ..To develop age- and sex-specific waist circumference reference data for Canadian youth...
  12. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference, and clustering of cardiovascular disease risk factors in a biracial sample of children and adolescents
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 114:e198-205. 2004
    ..To derive optimal body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference thresholds for children and adolescents, to predict risk factor clustering...
  13. ncbi request reprint A summary of the symposium "Current strategies in the prevention and treatment of obesity"
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 31:767-8. 2006
    ..The importance of the maintenance of long-term lifestyle changes were emphasized throughout the symposium as being an integral component to the maintenance of healthy body masses...
  14. ncbi request reprint Independent effects of waist circumference and physical activity on all-cause mortality in Canadian women
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 31:271-6. 2006
    ..79; 95% CI: 0.65-0.96) and WC (HR = 1.16; 95% C.I.: 1.04-1.30) remained independent significant predictors of mortality. In conclusion, physical inactivity and high WC have significant independent risks of premature mortality among women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fitness, fatness, and estimated coronary heart disease risk: the HERITAGE Family Study
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, ON, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:585-90. 2001
    ..To determine the contributions of fatness and fitness to the estimated risk of future coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Familial resemblance for coronary heart disease risk: the HERITAGE Family Study
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
    Ethn Dis 10:138-47. 2000
    ..The results indicate that risk of coronary heart disease runs along family lines, and common environmental effects are important in explaining the observed familial resemblance...
  17. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, physical fitness, and coronary heart disease risk factors in youth: the Québec Family Study
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, Ontario, M3J 1P3, Canada
    Prev Med 29:555-62. 1999
    ..The relationships between physical activity, fitness, and CHD risk factors were investigated in 342 males and 268 females 9-18 years of age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Familial risk ratios for high and low physical fitness levels in the Canadian population
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:614-9. 2000
    ..To estimate the familial risk of being physically fit or unfit in Canada...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adiposity, adipose tissue distribution and mortality rates in the Canada Fitness Survey follow-up study
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1054-9. 2002
    ..To compare mortality rates across indicators of adiposity and relative adipose tissue distribution in the Canadian population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stability of adiposity phenotypes from childhood and adolescence into young adulthood with contribution of parental measures
    P T Campbell
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Res 9:394-400. 2001
    ..Overall, parental measures offer less predictive value than do measures of childhood and adolescent body composition and adipose tissue distribution...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with diminished total and abdominal obesity independent of body mass index
    R Ross
    School of Physical and Health Edcuation, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:204-10. 2003
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  22. ncbi request reprint Prediction of physical activity and physical work capacity (PWC150) in young adulthood from childhood and adolescence with consideration of parental measures
    P T Campbell
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hum Biol 13:190-6. 2001
    ..There is moderately high stability of submaximal work capacity and lower tracking of physical activity from childhood and adolescence into young adulthood...
  23. ncbi request reprint Discrimination of health risk by combined body mass index and waist circumference
    Christopher I Ardern
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Res 11:135-42. 2003
    ..NIH Clinical Guidelines (1998) recommend the measurement of waist circumference (WC, centimeters) within body mass index (BMI, kilograms per square meter) categories as a screening tool for increased health risk...
  24. doi request reprint Prevention and Reduction of Obesity through Active Living (PROACTIVE): rationale, design and methods
    R Ross
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, 69 Union Street, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Br J Sports Med 43:57-63. 2009
    ..The purpose of this report is to present and discuss the rationale, design and methods of PROACTIVE...
  25. ncbi request reprint Changes in blood lipids consequent to aerobic exercise training related to changes in body fatness and aerobic fitness
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
    Metabolism 50:841-8. 2001
    ..In conclusion, changes in blood lipids associated with aerobic exercise training do not appear to be related to changes in aerobic fitness per se; rather, they are weakly to moderately associated with changes in body fatness...
  26. ncbi request reprint Familial risk of high blood pressure in the Canadian population
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hum Biol 13:620-5. 2001
    ..The results indicate significant familial risk for high blood pressure in the Canadian population, and the pattern of SRRs suggests that genetic factors may be responsible for a portion of the risk...
  27. ncbi request reprint Seven-year stability of physical activity and musculoskeletal fitness in the Canadian population
    M D Fortier
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1905-11. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Physical activity level is not a very stable characteristic in the Canadian population; however, indicators of musculoskeletal fitness are moderately stable over 7 yr...
  28. ncbi request reprint Utility of childhood BMI in the prediction of adulthood disease: comparison of national and international references
    Ian Janssen
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Obes Res 13:1106-15. 2005
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  29. doi request reprint Are Canadians meeting the guidelines for moderate and vigorous leisure-time physical activity?
    Shirley N Bryan
    Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 34:707-15. 2009
    ..These findings should be considered when designing and implementing public health interventions that promote participation in daily physical activity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Spousal resemblance in the Canadian population: implications for the obesity epidemic
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:241-6. 2002
    ..To determine the extent of the spousal resemblance for adiposity and leanness in the Canadian population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Familial risk of overweight and obesity in the Canadian population using the WHO/NIH criteria
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University North York, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Res 8:194-7. 2000
    ..To determine the familial risk of overweight and obesity in Canada...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison of overweight and obesity prevalence in school-aged youth from 34 countries and their relationships with physical activity and dietary patterns
    I Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Obes Rev 6:123-32. 2005
    ..Increasing physical activity participation and decreasing television viewing should be the focus of strategies aimed at preventing and treating overweight and obesity in youth...
  33. ncbi request reprint No association between resting metabolic rate or respiratory exchange ratio and subsequent changes in body mass and fatness: 5-1/2 year follow-up of the Québec family study
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:610-4. 2000
    ..To investigate the relationships between resting metabolic rate (RMR) and respiratory exchange ratio (RER) and subsequent changes in body size and fatness...
  34. ncbi request reprint Original article underweight, overweight and obesity: relationships with mortality in the 13-year follow-up of the Canada Fitness Survey
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 4700 Keele St, Ontario, M3J 1P3, North York, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:916-20. 2001
    ..96, 95% CI 1.39-6.29) categories. Similar patterns were observed in sex-specific analyses. Underweight, overweight and obese Canadians are all at increased risk of mortality compared to those who are normal weight...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and metabolic syndrome: US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002
    Susan E Brien
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:143-7. 2007
    ..In men, the odds of MetS were significantly lower in moderate and high CRF categories versus the low CRF category, whereas in women there were no significant relationships between CRF and MetS...
  36. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and not body mass index explains obesity-related health risk
    Ian Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:379-84. 2004
    ..The addition of waist circumference (WC) to body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2)) predicts a greater variance in health risk than does BMI alone; however, whether the reverse is true is not known...
  37. ncbi request reprint Does the relationship between waist circumference, morbidity and mortality depend on measurement protocol for waist circumference?
    R Ross
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Obes Rev 9:312-25. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that WC measurement protocol has no substantial influence on the association between WC, all-cause and CVD mortality, CVD and diabetes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Application of obesity treatment algorithms to Canadian adults
    C Mason
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:797-800. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to apply obesity treatment algorithms to a representative sample of Canadians to determine their potential impact on the population...
  39. ncbi request reprint Body size and physique among Canadians of First Nation and European ancestry
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Phys Anthropol 108:161-72. 1999
    ..Forward stepwise discriminant function analyses indicated that endomorphy was the most important discriminator between FN and EA by age and sex...
  40. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and body mass index as predictors of substantial weight gain and obesity: the Canadian physical activity longitudinal study
    Susan E Brien
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:121-4. 2007
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine the relationships between physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, body mass index (BMI), and the development of future obesity...
  41. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal fitness and weight gain in Canada
    Caitlin Mason
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:38-43. 2007
    ..Obesity is a growing health issue in Canada, and identifying the determinants of weight gain is important for the development of appropriate prevention strategies...
  42. ncbi request reprint Limitations of Canada's physical activity data: implications for monitoring trends
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S185-94. 2007
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Estimating leisure-time physical activity energy expenditure in the Canadian population: a comparison of 2 methods
    Shirley N Bryan
    Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 34:666-72. 2009
    ..The results of this study should be considered when performing inferential statistics on the relationship between physical activity and health outcomes...
  44. doi request reprint Tracking of obesity and physical activity from childhood to adulthood: the Physical Activity Longitudinal Study
    Katya M Herman
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:281-8. 2009
    ..Tracking studies have often had limited follow-up lengths. The aim was to investigate BMI and PA tracking over 22 years from youth to adulthood...
  45. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference, and health risk: evidence in support of current National Institutes of Health guidelines
    Ian Janssen
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Arch Intern Med 162:2074-9. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint The economic costs associated with physical inactivity and obesity in Canada: an update
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Can J Appl Physiol 29:90-115. 2004
    ..6% and 2.2%, respectively, of the total health care costs in Canada. The results underscore the importance of public health efforts aimed at combating the current epidemics of physical inactivity and obesity in Canada...
  47. ncbi request reprint National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines and obesity: implications for Canada
    Christopher I Ardern
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:1171-7. 2003
    ..The National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel (ATP) III recommendations incorporate new evidence for treating elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol...
  48. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation of 7-year changes in musculoskeletal fitness
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:B497-502. 2001
    ..The results suggest that familial, and perhaps genetic, factors are important in explaining the variance in musculoskeletal fitness not only cross-sectionally but also for changes over time...
  49. ncbi request reprint Familial resemblance for physique: heritabilities for somatotype components
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Hum Biol 27:467-77. 2000
    ..To examine familial resemblance in the Heath-Carter anthropometric somatotype in a sample of 328 participants from 103 nuclear families in Northern Ontario (Canada)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Patterns and trends in walking behaviour among Canadian adults
    Shirley N Bryan
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    Can J Public Health 100:294-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the epidemiology of walking for exercise among Canadian adults aged 18-55 years...
  51. ncbi request reprint Familial resemblance of 7-year changes in body mass and adiposity
    Melanie S Hunt
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Res 10:507-17. 2002
    ..To investigate the familial resemblance of 7-year changes in body mass and adiposity among Canadian families...
  52. doi request reprint Obesity and physical activity among Aboriginal Canadians
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:184-90. 2008
    ..To investigate ethnic differences in obesity and physical activity among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians...
  53. pmc A modest proposal to meet our Kyoto commitments: the answer lies within
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont
    CMAJ 169:1293. 2003
  54. ncbi request reprint Fitness alters the associations of BMI and waist circumference with total and abdominal fat
    Ian Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Res 12:525-37. 2004
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Development of health-related waist circumference thresholds within BMI categories
    Chris I Ardern
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Obes Res 12:1094-103. 2004
    ..To develop and cross-validate waist circumference (WC) thresholds within BMI categories. The utility of the derived values was compared with the single WC thresholds (women, 88 cm; men, 102 cm) recommended by NIH and Health Canada...
  56. ncbi request reprint Effects of physical activity on pediatric reference data for obesity
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:138-43. 2007
    ..To examine the influence of physical activity on pediatric obesity reference data for Canada...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness attenuates metabolic risk independent of abdominal subcutaneous and visceral fat in men
    SoJung Lee
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
    Diabetes Care 28:895-901. 2005
    ..Unknown is whether CRF attenuates health risk for a given level of abdominal visceral fat, subcutaneous fat, and/or waist circumference...
  58. pmc Prevalence of class I, II and III obesity in Canada
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont
    CMAJ 174:156-7. 2006
  59. ncbi request reprint Body mass index is inversely related to mortality in older people after adjustment for waist circumference
    Ian Janssen
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2112-8. 2005
    ..To examine the individual and combined influence of body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) on mortality risk in older people...
  60. ncbi request reprint Estimated daily energy expenditure and blood lipids in adolescents: the Québec Family Study
    Joey C Eisenmann
    York University School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 33:147-53. 2003
    ..To examine the association between estimated daily energy expenditure and blood lipids in a sample of adolescents...
  61. ncbi request reprint Combined influence of body mass index and waist circumference on coronary artery disease risk factors among children and adolescents
    Ian Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Pediatrics 115:1623-30. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity in Canadian adolescents and their associations with dietary habits and physical activity patterns
    Ian Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 35:360-7. 2004
    ..To present recent overweight and obesity prevalence rates for 11-16-year-old Canadian youth and to examine associations between overweight and obesity with dietary habits and leisure-time physical activities...
  63. ncbi request reprint The healthcare costs of sarcopenia in the United States
    Ian Janssen
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:80-5. 2004
    ..To estimate the healthcare costs of sarcopenia in the United States and to examine the effect that a reduced sarcopenia prevalence would have on healthcare expenditures...
  64. ncbi request reprint Revised Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines and cardiovascular disease mortality in men attending a preventive medical clinic
    Chris I Ardern
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Circulation 112:1478-85. 2005
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Thinness and body shape of Playboy centerfolds from 1978 to 1998
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:590-2. 2001
    ..Changes in the body weight and shape of Playboy centerfolds over the past two decades (1978-1998) were examined...
  66. doi request reprint Influence of overweight and obesity on physician costs in adolescents and adults in Ontario, Canada
    I Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Obes Rev 10:51-7. 2009
    ..Because Ontario operates a publicly funded healthcare system, the findings of this study have relevance for other provinces/states and countries that operate similar healthcare systems...
  67. ncbi request reprint Climatic influences on human body size and proportions: ecological adaptations and secular trends
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Phys Anthropol 106:483-503. 1998
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Mortality and self-rated health in Canada
    Caitlin Mason
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    J Phys Act Health 4:423-33. 2007
    ..This study investigates the degree to which the relationship between self-rated health and mortality is consistent across income groups in Canada and whether it can be explained by differentials in physical activity...
  69. ncbi request reprint Physical activity of Aboriginal people in Canada
    T Kue Young
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S148-60. 2007
    ..Future research among Aboriginal groups should examine the minimal and optimal levels of physical activity required to achieve health benefits...
  70. doi request reprint [Limitations of data on physical activity in Canada: implications for monitoring trends]
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Ecole de kinésiologie et d études en santé, Université Queen s, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:S206-16. 2007
    ....
  71. doi request reprint Variability in waist circumference measurements according to anatomic measurement site
    Caitlin Mason
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1789-95. 2009
    ..Adopting a standard measurement protocol will facilitate the interpretation and clinical utility of WC for obesity-related risk stratification...
  72. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal fitness and risk of mortality
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:740-4. 2002
    ..To quantify the relationship between musculoskeletal fitness and all-cause mortality in the Canadian population...
  73. ncbi request reprint Geographic and demographic variation in the prevalence of overweight Canadian children
    J Douglas Willms
    Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy, University of New Brunswick, College of Kinesiology, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Res 11:668-73. 2003
    ..To examine the geographic and demographic variation in the prevalence of overweight Canadian children...
  74. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and the metabolic syndrome in Canada
    Susan E Brien
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 31:40-7. 2006
    ..06) for men and women, respectively. In summary, physical activity was associated with lower odds of MetS, particularly in men. Further research is required to determine the effectiveness of physical activity in the treatment of MetS...
  75. ncbi request reprint The Cooper Clinic Mortality Risk Index: clinical score sheet for men
    Ian Janssen
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 29:194-203. 2005
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Visceral fat is an independent predictor of all-cause mortality in men
    Jennifer L Kuk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:336-41. 2006
    ..To examine the independent associations of abdominal fat (visceral and subcutaneous) and liver fat with all-cause mortality...
  77. doi request reprint Effect of the site of measurement of waist circumference on the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome
    Caitlin Mason
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 103:1716-20. 2009
    ..Efforts should be made to standardize the protocol for measurement of WC given its potential to influence research findings and clinical decision-making...
  78. ncbi request reprint Physical activity guidelines and guides for Canadians: facts and future
    Mark S Tremblay
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S218-24. 2007
    ..Recommendations on how to proceed are based on the evidence base provided by this series of papers; the immediate next steps mandated by this initiative are outlined and priorities for future research are indicated...
  79. doi request reprint Influence of central and extremity circumferences on all-cause mortality in men and women
    Caitlin Mason
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2690-5. 2008
    ..Independent of BMI and WC, men and women with larger extremity circumferences had a lower risk of mortality...
  80. ncbi request reprint Duration of overweight and metabolic health risk in American men and women
    Ian Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, K7L 3N6, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 14:585-91. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between overweight duration and metabolic health risk...
  81. ncbi request reprint Eligibility for obesity treatment and risk of mortality in men
    Caitlin Mason
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Obes Res 13:1803-9. 2005
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Race and sex similarities in exercise-induced changes in blood lipids and fatness
    Chris I Ardern
    School of Physical and Health Education, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1610-5. 2004
    ..This study explores sex and race differences in the association between changes in fat mass (FM), abdominal visceral fat (AVF), and abdominal subcutaneous fat (ASF) on blood lipid changes consequent to aerobic exercise training...
  83. ncbi request reprint Trends in physical activity research in Canada
    Katya M Herman
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:400-8. 2007
    ....
  84. doi request reprint Physical activity and obesity in Canadian cancer survivors: population-based estimates from the 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey
    Kerry S Courneya
    Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer 112:2475-82. 2008
    ..Few studies, however, have provided population-based estimates of these risk factors in cancer survivors and compared them with individuals without a history of cancer. Here such estimates for the Canadian population are reported...
  85. pmc The Canadian obesity epidemic, 1985-1998
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 166:1039-40. 2002
  86. ncbi request reprint Obesity, overweight and ethnicity
    Mark S Tremblay
    Health Statistics Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 16:23-34. 2005
    ..This article describes the prevalence of self-reported overweight and obesity, based on body mass index (BMI), by ethnicity and examines the influence of time since immigration within and between ethnic groups...
  87. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide linkage scan for the metabolic syndrome in the HERITAGE Family Study
    Ruth J F Loos
    Human Genomics Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:5935-43. 2003
    ..Some of these chromosomal regions harbor promising potential candidate genes...
  88. doi request reprint Expert panel report from the International Conference on Physical Activity and Obesity in Children, 24-27 June 2007, Toronto, Ontario: summary statement and recommendations
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisianna State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:371-88. 2008
    ..Promising physical activity interventions among children were presented, and important research, policy, and practice recommendations to address the issue of physical inactivity and obesity were provided...
  89. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and ethnicity: evidence from the Canadian Community Health Survey
    Shirley N Bryan
    Health Statistics Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 97:271-6. 2006
    ..Few data are available describing the physical activity behaviours among specific ethnic groups in Canada, so the purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between ethnicity and the level of self-reported physical activity...
  90. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, aerobic fitness, and seven-year changes in adiposity in the Canadian population
    Michelle D Fortier
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, North York, Ontario
    Can J Appl Physiol 27:449-62. 2002
    ..In conclusion, physical activity was not predictive of 7-y changes in indicators of adiposity in this sample...
  91. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and immigrant status: evidence from the Canadian Community Health Survey
    Mark S Tremblay
    Health Statistics Division, Statistics Canada, Main Building, Room 0005, Tunney s Pasture, Ottawa, ON K1A 0T6
    Can J Public Health 97:277-82. 2006
    ..This study extends the surveillance of physical activity in Canada to include the influence of time since immigration within and between ethnic groups...
  92. ncbi request reprint Evidence-informed physical activity guidelines for Canadian adults
    Darren E R Warburton
    Cardiovascular Physiology and Rehabilitation Laboratory, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 98:S16-68. 2007
    ..It also appears that the prevention of weight gain and the maintenance of weight loss require greater physical activity levels than current recommendations...
  93. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness as a predictor of cancer mortality among men with pre-diabetes and diabetes
    Angela M Thompson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 4600 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:764-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article was to examine the risk of cancer mortality across levels of fitness and to examine the fitness-mortality relation for site-specific cancers in men with pre-diabetes and diabetes...
  94. ncbi request reprint Canadian population trends in leisure-time physical activity levels, 1981-1998
    Marny J Bruce
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, ON
    Can J Appl Physiol 27:681-90. 2002
    ..6 kJ x kg(-1) x day(-1) has decreased; however, it remains high (women: 77%; men: 74%). The high prevalence of physical inactivity emphasizes the importance of population-level physical activity surveillance and interventions...
  95. ncbi request reprint Modifying effects of sex, age, and education on 22-year trajectory of leisure-time physical activity in a Canadian cohort
    Tracie A Barnett
    Dept of Social and Preventive Medicine, Groupe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire de Sante, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, PQ H3C 3J7
    J Phys Act Health 4:153-66. 2007
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  96. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and fitness in an international growth standard for preadolescent and adolescent children
    Robert M Malina
    Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 27:S295-313. 2006
    ..The review concludes with specific recommendations for and limitations of inclusion of indicators of physical activity and fitness in the construction of an International Growth Standard for Preadolescent and Adolescent Children...