Catherine L Davis

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Publications

  1. pmc Exercise dose and diabetes risk in overweight and obese children: a randomized controlled trial
    Catherine L Davis
    Georgia Prevention Center, Institute for Public and Preventive Health, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th St, Ste 1640, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    JAMA 308:1103-12. 2012
  2. pmc Fitness, fatness, cognition, behavior, and academic achievement among overweight children: do cross-sectional associations correspond to exercise trial outcomes?
    Catherine L Davis
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, 1499 Walton Way, HS1711, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Prev Med 52:S65-9. 2011
  3. pmc Oxidative stress and cardiovascular risk in overweight children in an exercise intervention program
    B Adam Dennis
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Child Obes 9:15-21. 2013
  4. pmc Leukocyte telomere length in healthy Caucasian and African-American adolescents: relationships with race, sex, adiposity, adipokines, and physical activity
    Haidong Zhu
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 3715, USA
    J Pediatr 158:215-20. 2011
  5. pmc Utility of waist circumference percentile for risk evaluation in obese children
    Reda Bassali
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:97-101. 2010
  6. pmc Adolescent obesity, bone mass, and cardiometabolic risk factors
    Norman K Pollock
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    J Pediatr 158:727-34. 2011
  7. pmc Lower uncarboxylated osteocalcin concentrations in children with prediabetes is associated with beta-cell function
    Norman K Pollock
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E1092-9. 2011
  8. pmc Lower bone mass in prepubertal overweight children with prediabetes
    Norman K Pollock
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:2760-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in schoolchildren in a rural Georgia community
    Catherine L Davis
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, 30912, USA
    Am J Med Sci 330:53-9. 2005
  10. pmc Greater fructose consumption is associated with cardiometabolic risk markers and visceral adiposity in adolescents
    Norman K Pollock
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 142:251-7. 2012

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Publications22

  1. pmc Exercise dose and diabetes risk in overweight and obese children: a randomized controlled trial
    Catherine L Davis
    Georgia Prevention Center, Institute for Public and Preventive Health, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th St, Ste 1640, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    JAMA 308:1103-12. 2012
    ..Pediatric studies have shown that aerobic exercise reduces metabolic risk, but dose-response information is not available...
  2. pmc Fitness, fatness, cognition, behavior, and academic achievement among overweight children: do cross-sectional associations correspond to exercise trial outcomes?
    Catherine L Davis
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, 1499 Walton Way, HS1711, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Prev Med 52:S65-9. 2011
    ..This study examined associations of fitness and fatness with cognitive processes, academic achievement, and behavior, independent of demographic factors, at the baseline of an exercise trial...
  3. pmc Oxidative stress and cardiovascular risk in overweight children in an exercise intervention program
    B Adam Dennis
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Child Obes 9:15-21. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine whether oxidative stress was related to cardiovascular risk indices in children, and whether an exercise intervention would reduce oxidative stress...
  4. pmc Leukocyte telomere length in healthy Caucasian and African-American adolescents: relationships with race, sex, adiposity, adipokines, and physical activity
    Haidong Zhu
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 3715, USA
    J Pediatr 158:215-20. 2011
    ..To examine the relationships of race, sex, adiposity, adipokines, and physical activity to telomere length in adolescents...
  5. pmc Utility of waist circumference percentile for risk evaluation in obese children
    Reda Bassali
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:97-101. 2010
    ..This study was designed to examine whether routinely assessing waist circumference in obese children adds predictive value for the development of diabetes and other cardiovascular risk factors...
  6. pmc Adolescent obesity, bone mass, and cardiometabolic risk factors
    Norman K Pollock
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    J Pediatr 158:727-34. 2011
    ..To compare bone mass between overweight adolescents with and without cardiometabolic risk factors (CMR). Associations of bone mass with CMR and adiposity were also determined...
  7. pmc Lower uncarboxylated osteocalcin concentrations in children with prediabetes is associated with beta-cell function
    Norman K Pollock
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E1092-9. 2011
    ..Although animal studies suggest that it is the uncarboxylated rather than carboxylated form of osteocalcin that affects glucose homeostasis, the human data are scant and equivocal...
  8. pmc Lower bone mass in prepubertal overweight children with prediabetes
    Norman K Pollock
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:2760-9. 2010
    ..Prepubertal overweight children with prediabetes may be at risk for poor skeletal development. In addition, it appears that greater levels of central rather than total adiposity may be deleterious for developing bone...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in schoolchildren in a rural Georgia community
    Catherine L Davis
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, 30912, USA
    Am J Med Sci 330:53-9. 2005
    ..In the context of a national childhood obesity epidemic, this study sought to document the cardiovascular risk status of children in a rural Georgia community...
  10. pmc Greater fructose consumption is associated with cardiometabolic risk markers and visceral adiposity in adolescents
    Norman K Pollock
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 142:251-7. 2012
    ..05). In adolescents, higher fructose consumption is associated with multiple markers of cardiometabolic risk, but it appears that these relationships are mediated by visceral obesity...
  11. pmc Effects of aerobic exercise on overweight children's cognitive functioning: a randomized controlled trial
    Catherine L Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 78:510-9. 2007
    ..Exercise may prove to be a simple, yet important, method of enhancing aspects of children's mental functioning that are central to cognitive and social development...
  12. pmc Exercise improves executive function and achievement and alters brain activation in overweight children: a randomized, controlled trial
    Catherine L Davis
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Health Psychol 30:91-8. 2011
    ..This experiment tested the hypothesis that exercise would improve executive function...
  13. pmc Exercise effects on depressive symptoms and self-worth in overweight children: a randomized controlled trial
    Karen H Petty
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, 1499 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:929-39. 2009
    ..To test the dose-response effects of an exercise program on depressive symptoms and self-worth in children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental determinants of lipid profile in black and white youth: a study of four candidate genes
    Catherine L Davis
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:568-77. 2005
    ..To identify genotypes and gene-environment interactions, which may explain ethnic differences on lipid profile in Black and White youth...
  15. pmc Aerobic exercise and snoring in overweight children: a randomized controlled trial
    Catherine L Davis
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, 1499 Walton Way, HS 1711, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1985-91. 2006
    ..To determine whether regular aerobic exercise improves symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing in overweight children, as has been shown in adults...
  16. pmc Aerobic exercise program reduces anger expression among overweight children
    Joseph Tkacz
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 20:390-401. 2008
    ..An aerobic exercise program might be an effective strategy to reduce anger expression, including reduction of aggressive behavior, in overweight children...
  17. ncbi request reprint Physical activity buffers the effects of chronic stress on adiposity in youth
    Zenong Yin
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:29-36. 2005
    ..The moderating effect of physical activity (PA) on relations between chronic stress and adiposity is unknown in youth...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ten months of exercise improves general and visceral adiposity, bone, and fitness in black girls
    Paule Barbeau
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Prevention Institute, 1499 Walton Way, HS1755, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2077-85. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the impact of a 10-month after-school physical activity (PA) program on body composition and cardiovascular (CV) fitness in young black girls...
  19. pmc Obesity elicits interleukin 1-mediated deficits in hippocampal synaptic plasticity
    Joanna R Erion
    Department of Physiology and Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia 30912
    J Neurosci 34:2618-31. 2014
    ..This pattern supports a central role for IL1-mediated neuroinflammation as a mechanism for cognitive deficits in obesity and diabetes. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint The relationship between uncinate fasciculus white matter integrity and verbal memory proficiency in children
    David J Schaeffer
    Departments of aNeuroscience bPsychology cComputer Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Departments of dRadiology ePediatrics and Georgia Prevention Center, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Neuroreport 25:921-5. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that a greater degree of myelination and cohesiveness of axonal fibers in uncinate fasciculus underlie better verbal memory proficiency in children. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance syndrome and left ventricular mass in healthy young people
    Catherine L Davis
    Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Prevention Institute, Augusta 30912, USA
    Am J Med Sci 324:72-5. 2002
    ..Left ventricular hypertrophy has been linked to hypertension, obesity, and insulin resistance...
  22. ncbi request reprint Highlights of NIDDK's translational diabetes and obesity research conference
    Catherine L Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 6:750-4. 2004