Yiannis Manios

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Affiliation: Harokopio University
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi Behavioral and physiological indices related to BMI in a cohort of primary schoolchildren in Greece
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Am J Hum Biol 16:639-47. 2004
  2. pmc Parental education associations with children's body composition: mediation effects of energy balance-related behaviors within the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:80. 2013
  3. pmc Direct and indirect associations between the family physical activity environment and sports participation among 10-12 year-old European children: testing the EnRG framework in the ENERGY project
    Anna F Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research C PAN, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:15. 2013
  4. pmc Clustering of energy balance-related behaviors and parental education in European children: the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza 50009, Spain
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:5. 2013
  5. pmc Differences in weight status and energy-balance related behaviors among schoolchildren in German-speaking Switzerland compared to seven countries in Europe
    Michael Herzig
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:139. 2012
  6. pmc Micro-level economic factors and incentives in Children's energy balance related behaviours - findings from the ENERGY European cross-section questionnaire survey
    Jørgen Dejgård Jensen
    Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:136. 2012
  7. pmc Test-retest reliability and construct validity of the ENERGY-parent questionnaire on parenting practices, energy balance-related behaviours and their potential behavioural determinants: the ENERGY-project
    Amika S Singh
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 5:434. 2012
  8. pmc Physical activity and beverage consumption in preschoolers: focus groups with parents and teachers
    Marieke De Craemer
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 13:278. 2013
  9. pmc The MAP2K5-linked SNP rs2241423 is associated with BMI and obesity in two cohorts of Swedish and Greek children
    Mathias Rask-Andersen
    Department of Neuroscience, Functional Pharmacology, Uppsala University, BMC, Uppsala SE 75124, Sweden
    BMC Med Genet 13:36. 2012
  10. ncbi Criterion validity of the Physical Activity Questionnaire for Schoolchildren (PAQ-S) in assessing physical activity levels: the Healthy Growth Study
    Y Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 53:502-8. 2013

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  1. ncbi Behavioral and physiological indices related to BMI in a cohort of primary schoolchildren in Greece
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Am J Hum Biol 16:639-47. 2004
    ..Among the behavioral parameters known to affect BMI, those found to exert a significant effect were organized physical activities, cardiorespiratory fitness, and TV watching, but not energy or fat intake...
  2. pmc Parental education associations with children's body composition: mediation effects of energy balance-related behaviors within the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:80. 2013
    ..The objective of this paper was to assess the possible mediation role of energy balance-related behaviors in the association between parental education and children's body composition...
  3. pmc Direct and indirect associations between the family physical activity environment and sports participation among 10-12 year-old European children: testing the EnRG framework in the ENERGY project
    Anna F Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research C PAN, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:15. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether attitude, perceived behavioural control, health belief and enjoyment mediate associations between the family environment and 10-12 year-old children's sports participation...
  4. pmc Clustering of energy balance-related behaviors and parental education in European children: the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza 50009, Spain
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:5. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Differences in weight status and energy-balance related behaviors among schoolchildren in German-speaking Switzerland compared to seven countries in Europe
    Michael Herzig
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:139. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Micro-level economic factors and incentives in Children's energy balance related behaviours - findings from the ENERGY European cross-section questionnaire survey
    Jørgen Dejgård Jensen
    Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:136. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Test-retest reliability and construct validity of the ENERGY-parent questionnaire on parenting practices, energy balance-related behaviours and their potential behavioural determinants: the ENERGY-project
    Amika S Singh
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 5:434. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Physical activity and beverage consumption in preschoolers: focus groups with parents and teachers
    Marieke De Craemer
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 13:278. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc The MAP2K5-linked SNP rs2241423 is associated with BMI and obesity in two cohorts of Swedish and Greek children
    Mathias Rask-Andersen
    Department of Neuroscience, Functional Pharmacology, Uppsala University, BMC, Uppsala SE 75124, Sweden
    BMC Med Genet 13:36. 2012
    ..In this study, we examined the association of this variant in two cohorts of children from Sweden and Greece...
  10. ncbi Criterion validity of the Physical Activity Questionnaire for Schoolchildren (PAQ-S) in assessing physical activity levels: the Healthy Growth Study
    Y Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 53:502-8. 2013
    ..Therefore, this questionnaire could be used as a tool for physical activity assessment in large population studies. ..
  11. doi Childhood Obesity Risk Evaluation based on perinatal factors and family sociodemographic characteristics: CORE index
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Pediatr 172:551-5. 2013
    ..This simple and inexpensive tool could be useful in assisting early childhood obesity preventing initiatives...
  12. pmc Levels of physical activity and sedentary time among 10- to 12-year-old boys and girls across 5 European countries using accelerometers: an observational study within the ENERGY-project
    Maite Verloigne
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:34. 2012
    ....
  13. pmc Test-retest reliability and construct validity of the ENERGY-child questionnaire on energy balance-related behaviours and their potential determinants: the ENERGY-project
    Amika S Singh
    VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Dpt, of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:136. 2011
    ..Therefore, reliable and valid tools to measure these variables in large-scale population research are needed...
  14. doi Development and validation of a simple model based on anthropometry: estimating fat mass for white postmenopausal women
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Menopause 19:467-70. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and validate a simple anthropometric model that estimates the fat mass of white postmenopausal women and compare it to other models available in the literature...
  15. doi A systematic approach for the development of a kindergarten-based intervention for the prevention of obesity in preschool age children: the ToyBox-study
    Y Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Obes Rev 13:3-12. 2012
    ..The results of ToyBox-study will be disseminated among key stakeholders including researchers, policy makers, practitioners and the general population...
  16. pmc Reliability and validity of the Adolescent Stress Questionnaire in a sample of European adolescents--the HELENA study
    Tineke de Vriendt
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:717. 2011
    ....
  17. pmc Clustering patterns of physical activity, sedentary and dietary behavior among European adolescents: The HELENA study
    Charlene Ottevaere
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:328. 2011
    ..This study examines the prevalence and clustering of physical activity, sedentary and dietary patterns among European adolescents and investigates if the identified clusters could be characterized by socio-demographic factors...
  18. pmc Study protocol of physical activity and sedentary behaviour measurement among schoolchildren by accelerometry--cross-sectional survey as part of the ENERGY-project
    Mine Yildirim
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:182. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the best evidence for the decisions on data collection and data processing with accelerometers among children resulting in a standardized protocol for use in the participating countries...
  19. pmc EuropeaN Energy balance Research to prevent excessive weight Gain among Youth (ENERGY) project: Design and methodology of the ENERGY cross-sectional survey
    Maartje M van Stralen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:65. 2011
    ..This paper describes the design, methodology and protocol of the survey...
  20. pmc Evidence-based development of school-based and family-involved prevention of overweight across Europe: the ENERGY-project's design and conceptual framework
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:276. 2010
    ..Schools are an important setting for health promotion in this age group, but school-based interventions mostly fail to target and involve the family environment...
  21. pmc Parental educational level and cardiovascular disease risk factors in schoolchildren in large urban areas of Turkey: directions for public health policy
    Bike Kocaoglu
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, 70, E, Venizelou Ave, 17671 Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    BMC Public Health 5:13. 2005
    ..e. dietary habits, physical activity status) factors related to CVD risk and its relationships to paternal (PEL) and maternal educational level (MEL) among primary schoolchildren in Turkey...
  22. pmc Design and descriptive results of the "Growth, Exercise and Nutrition Epidemiological Study In preSchoolers": the GENESIS study
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
    BMC Public Health 6:32. 2006
    ..In the current work the study design, data collection procedures and some preliminary data of the GENESIS study are presented...
  23. doi Diet quality of preschoolers in Greece based on the Healthy Eating Index: the GENESIS study
    Yannis Manios
    Departmentof Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70 El Venizelou Ave, 17671 Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:616-23. 2009
    ..The current study aimed to assess the diet quality of Greek preschoolers and the potential role of several sociodemographic factors related to it...
  24. doi Development of a diet-lifestyle quality index for young children and its relation to obesity: the Preschoolers Diet-Lifestyle Index
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, 70 El Venizelou Avenue, 17671 Kallithea, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 13:2000-9. 2010
    ..To develop an index that assesses the degree of adherence to existing diet-lifestyle recommendations for preschoolers (Preschoolers Diet-Lifestyle Index (PDL-Index)) and to investigate its association with obesity...
  25. doi Prevalence of obesity and body mass index correlates in a representative sample of Cretan school children
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:135-41. 2011
    ..This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity and investigate associated factors in a representative sample of Cretan school children...
  26. doi Development of a lifestyle-diet quality index for primary schoolchildren and its relation to insulin resistance: the Healthy Lifestyle-Diet Index
    Y Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, 70 El Venizelou Ave, Kallithea, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:1399-406. 2010
    ....
  27. doi Comparison of two methods for identifying dietary patterns associated with obesity in preschool children: the GENESIS study
    Y Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, 70 El Venizelou Ave, Kallithea, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:1407-14. 2010
    ..The aim of this work was to identify dietary patterns based on reduced rank regression (RRR) and principal component analysis (PCA) and to evaluate the association of these patterns with the prevalence of childhood obesity...
  28. doi Determinants of childhood obesity and association with maternal perceptions of their children's weight status: the "GENESIS" study
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1527-31. 2010
    ..Maternal underestimation of children's weight status was more likely for children with rapid weight gain in infancy...
  29. doi Seasonal variations of vitamin D status in Greek postmenopausal women receiving enriched dairy products for 30 months: the Postmenopausal Health Study
    Y Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:412-4. 2011
    ..0 vs 25.0%, P = 0.006). In conclusion, the current intervention scheme with a daily dose of 22.5 μg of Vitamin D could significantly decrease the prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency during winter time but not entirely prevent it...
  30. doi Obesity and television watching in preschoolers in Greece: the GENESIS study
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2047-53. 2009
    ..The current findings support the hypothesis that the effect of TV viewing time on childhood obesity is independent of physical activity status and may be attributed to the increased total energy intake during TV watching...
  31. doi Changes in biochemical indices of bone metabolism in post-menopausal women following a dietary intervention with fortified dairy products
    Y Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Nutr Diet 22:156-65. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi Changes in diet quality score, macro- and micronutrients intake following a nutrition education intervention in postmenopausal women
    Y Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Nutr Diet 20:126-31. 2007
    ..The aim of the current study was to assess the effectiveness of a nutrition education programme on post-menopausal women using self-reported nutrient intake data as well as a qualitative data obtained by the Healthy Eating Index (HEI)...
  33. ncbi Iron deficiency prevalence and dietary patterns by school district in Istanbul
    Y Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Nutr Diet 20:549-57. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to record the prevalence of iron deficiency (serum ferritin concentration <15 microg L(-1)) among schoolchildren and identify possible factors related to the development of this medical condition...
  34. ncbi Changes in biochemical indexes of bone metabolism and bone mineral density after a 12-mo dietary intervention program: the Postmenopausal Health Study
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:781-9. 2007
    ..In southern Europe, calcium supplementation alone is a common practice for osteoporosis prevention...
  35. pmc Prevalence of obesity in preschool Greek children, in relation to parental characteristics and region of residence
    Yiannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70 El, Venizelou Ave, 176 71 Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    BMC Public Health 7:178. 2007
    ..The aim of this retrospective cohort study was to record the prevalence of overweight and obesity in relation to parental education level, parental body mass index and region of residence, in preschool children in Greece...
  36. ncbi Mediterranean diet as a nutrition education and dietary guide: misconceptions and the neglected role of locally consumed foods and wild green plants
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Forum Nutr 59:154-70. 2006
    ....
  37. ncbi Nutrition education in postmenopausal women: changes in dietary and cardiovascular indices
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70, El Venizelou Ave, 176 71 Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    Maturitas 55:338-47. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi Dietary intake and biochemical risk factors for cardiovascular disease in two rural regions of Crete
    Y Manios
    Department of Science of Dietetics Nutrition, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    J Physiol Pharmacol 56:171-81. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi Macronutrient intake, physical activity, serum lipids and increased body weight in primary schoolchildren in Istanbul
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Int 47:159-66. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi Prevalence and independent predictors of insulin resistance in children from Crete, Greece: the Children Study
    Y Manios
    Department of Dietetics Nutrition, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Diabet Med 25:65-72. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of IR in Greek schoolchildren and to investigate factors associated with IR...
  41. doi Maternal perceptions of their child's weight status: the GENESIS study
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, 70 El Venizelou Avenue, 17671 Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 12:1099-105. 2009
    ..The objective of the present work was to quantify mothers' misclassification of pre-school children's weight status and to determine factors associated with the maternal misperception...
  42. doi Nutrient intakes of toddlers and preschoolers in Greece: the GENESIS study
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition andDietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:357-61. 2008
    ..The estimated prevalence of inadequacy was found to be between 10% and 25% for niacin, vitamin E, and folate. Usual intakes exceeding the Tolerable Upper Intake Levels were recorded for zinc and copper...
  43. doi Changes in body composition following a dietary and lifestyle intervention trial: the postmenopausal health study
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70, El Venizelou Ave, 176 71 Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    Maturitas 62:58-65. 2009
    ....
  44. doi The effect of maternal obesity on initiation and duration of breast-feeding in Greece: the GENESIS study
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 12:517-24. 2009
    ....
  45. doi Television viewing and food habits in toddlers and preschoolers in Greece: the GENESIS study
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Pediatr 168:801-8. 2009
    ..Therefore, interventions aiming to modify children's TV viewing behaviour might need to be implemented...
  46. doi Overweight/obesity and factors associated with body mass index during adolescence: the VYRONAS study
    Constantinos Mihas
    Department of General Practice and Family Medicine, Health Centre of Vyronas, Athens, Greece
    Acta Paediatr 98:495-500. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi Relations between obesity and hypertension: preliminary data from a cross-sectional study in primary schoolchildren: the children study
    P D Angelopoulos
    Department of Pathophysiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:1226-34. 2006
    ....
  48. ncbi Diet, blood lipid profile and physical activity patterns in primary school children from a semi-rural area of Greece
    F Magkos
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70 El Venizelou Avenue, 176 71 Athens, Greece
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:101-12, quiz 113-6. 2006
    ..Risk factors for heart disease are becoming increasingly prevalent among young populations. The aim of this study was to assess the cardiovascular risk profile of young adolescents living in a semi-rural area of mainland Greece, Volos...
  49. ncbi The effect of MTHFR(C677T) genotype on plasma homocysteine concentrations in healthy children is influenced by gender
    C Papoutsakis
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:155-62. 2006
    ..To explore the influence of gender, together with folate status, on the relation between the common methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T polymorphism and plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) concentrations in healthy children...
  50. ncbi Wilson disease: high prevalence in a mountainous area of Crete
    G V Z Dedoussis
    Department of Science Dietetics Nutrition, Harokopio University of Athens, Kallithea, Greece
    Ann Hum Genet 69:268-74. 2005
    ..These findings indicate the need for health education intervention, genetic counselling and newborn screening for the Wilson disease...
  51. ncbi Differences in the quantitative and qualitative performance of a calcium-specific food frequency questionnaire across age and sex
    F Magkos
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:331-42. 2006
    ..To examine putative differences in the quantitative and qualitative performance of a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) for assessing dietary calcium intake across age and sex in the Greek population...
  52. ncbi Health and nutrition education program in primary schools of Crete: changes in blood pressure over 10 years
    I Kafatos
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:837-45. 2007
    ..To examine the long-term effects of the 'Cretan Health and Nutrition Education Program' on blood pressure...
  53. ncbi Secular trends in cardiovascular risk factors among school-aged boys from Crete, Greece, 1982-2002
    F Magkos
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1-7. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine secular trends in major cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, that is, obesity and dyslipidaemia, among Cretan children during 1982-2002...
  54. doi Screening for faecal contamination in primary schools in Crete, Greece
    A Kyriacou
    Department of Dietetics and Nutritional Science, Harokopio University, Kallithea, Greece
    Child Care Health Dev 35:159-63. 2009
    ..The presence of faecal streptococci on environmental surfaces and children's hands and the possible correlation with socio-economic factors were examined...
  55. doi Diet quality of preschool children and maternal perceptions/misperceptions: the GENESIS study
    G Kourlaba
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, 70 El Venizelou Ave, 17671 Kallithea, Greece
    Public Health 123:738-42. 2009
    ..To quantify maternal perceptions regarding the quality of their child's diet, and to identify factors associated with misperceptions...
  56. doi Assessing children's diet quality in Crete based on Healthy Eating Index: the Children Study
    P Angelopoulos
    Department of Pathophysiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:964-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to assess children's diet quality in Crete and the potential role of several socio-demographic factors related to it...
  57. ncbi Perinatal predictors of overweight at infancy and preschool childhood: the GENESIS study
    G Moschonis
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:39-47. 2008
    ..To identify those perinatal parameters and characteristics predisposing children to an increased risk of overweight during infancy and preschool years...
  58. ncbi Caries prevalence and location and dental treatment needs in preschoolers in Athens--GENESIS project
    G M Maragakis
    Harokopion University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Community Dent Health 24:264-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the dental caries prevalence, its intraoral distribution and the dental treatment coverage and needs of preschool children in the City of Athens...