Abdulrahman O Musaiger

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Publications

  1. pmc Food-based dietary guidelines for the arab gulf countries
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
    J Nutr Metab 2012:905303. 2012
  2. pmc Perceived barriers to weight maintenance among university students in Kuwait: the role of gender and obesity
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Arab Centre for Nutrition, P O Box 26923, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
    Environ Health Prev Med 19:207-14. 2014
  3. pmc Perceived barriers to healthy eating and physical activity among adolescents in seven Arab countries: a cross-cultural study
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Arab Centre for Nutrition, P O Box 26923, Manama, Bahrain
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:232164. 2013
  4. pmc Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among Adolescents in Seven Arab Countries: A Cross-Cultural Study
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain and Arab Centre for Nutrition, P O Box 26923, Bahrain
    J Obes 2012:981390. 2012
  5. pmc Right Diet: a television series to combat obesity among adolescents in Kuwait
    Ahmad R Al-Haifi
    Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Health Sciences, Showaikh, Kuwait
    Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes 5:205-12. 2012
  6. pmc Overweight and obesity in eastern mediterranean region: prevalence and possible causes
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Research Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain and Arab Center for Nutrition, P O Box 26923, Manama, Bahrain
    J Obes 2011:407237. 2011
  7. pmc Strategy to combat obesity and to promote physical activity in Arab countries
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Arab Center for Nutrition, Bahrain
    Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes 4:89-97. 2011
  8. pmc Prevalence and risk factors associated with nutrition-related noncommunicable diseases in the Eastern Mediterranean region
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain, Bahrain, and Arab Center for Nutrition, Bahrain
    Int J Gen Med 5:199-217. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity among adolescents in five Arab countries; relative to gender and age
    A O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit Deanship of Scientific Research University of Bahrain and Arab Center for Nutrition Bahrain
    Nutr Hosp 28:1922-5. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes and practices toward energy drinks among adolescents in Saudi Arabia
    Abdulrahman Musaiger
    Arab Center for Nutrition
    Glob J Health Sci 6:42-6. 2014

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Publications28

  1. pmc Food-based dietary guidelines for the arab gulf countries
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
    J Nutr Metab 2012:905303. 2012
    ..The FBDG can be a useful tool in educating the public in healthy eating and prevention of diet-related chronic diseases...
  2. pmc Perceived barriers to weight maintenance among university students in Kuwait: the role of gender and obesity
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Arab Centre for Nutrition, P O Box 26923, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
    Environ Health Prev Med 19:207-14. 2014
    ..To investigate the barriers to weight maintenance among university students in Kuwait by gender and obesity...
  3. pmc Perceived barriers to healthy eating and physical activity among adolescents in seven Arab countries: a cross-cultural study
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Arab Centre for Nutrition, P O Box 26923, Manama, Bahrain
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:232164. 2013
    ..To highlight the perceived personal, social, and environmental barriers to healthy eating and physical activity among Arab adolescents...
  4. pmc Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among Adolescents in Seven Arab Countries: A Cross-Cultural Study
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain and Arab Centre for Nutrition, P O Box 26923, Bahrain
    J Obes 2012:981390. 2012
    ..8%) and females (20.6%). Conclusion. There is an urgent need to establish a plan of action to combat obesity in schoolchildren in these countries...
  5. pmc Right Diet: a television series to combat obesity among adolescents in Kuwait
    Ahmad R Al-Haifi
    Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Health Sciences, Showaikh, Kuwait
    Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes 5:205-12. 2012
    ..Reducing obesity can lower the risk of several chronic diseases. Fourteen obese adolescent boys volunteered to participate in a 6-month multidimensional television series on weight loss...
  6. pmc Overweight and obesity in eastern mediterranean region: prevalence and possible causes
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Research Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain and Arab Center for Nutrition, P O Box 26923, Manama, Bahrain
    J Obes 2011:407237. 2011
    ..A national plan of action to overcome obesity is urgently needed to reduce the economic and health burden of obesity in this region...
  7. pmc Strategy to combat obesity and to promote physical activity in Arab countries
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Arab Center for Nutrition, Bahrain
    Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes 4:89-97. 2011
    ..Follow-up and future developments of this strategy were also included...
  8. pmc Prevalence and risk factors associated with nutrition-related noncommunicable diseases in the Eastern Mediterranean region
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain, Bahrain, and Arab Center for Nutrition, Bahrain
    Int J Gen Med 5:199-217. 2012
    ..Intervention programs to prevent and control N-NCDs are urgently needed, with special focus on promotion of healthy eating and physical activity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity among adolescents in five Arab countries; relative to gender and age
    A O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit Deanship of Scientific Research University of Bahrain and Arab Center for Nutrition Bahrain
    Nutr Hosp 28:1922-5. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity among adolescents in five Arab countries, relative to age and sex...
  10. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes and practices toward energy drinks among adolescents in Saudi Arabia
    Abdulrahman Musaiger
    Arab Center for Nutrition
    Glob J Health Sci 6:42-6. 2014
    ..The study brings to attention the need for educational programmes related to increasing awareness in the community of the health effects related to high consumption of energy drinks. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint Social, dietary and lifestyle factors associated with obesity among Bahraini adolescents
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, University of Bahrain and Arab Centre for Nutrition, P O Box 26923, Bahrain Electronic address
    Appetite 73:197-204. 2014
    ..Various social, dietary and lifestyle factors were found to contribute to obesity among adolescents in Bahrain. These factors should be considered in school health policy in the country. ..
  12. pmc Lifestyle factors associated with overweight and obesity among Saudi adolescents
    Hazzaa M Al-Hazzaa
    College of Education, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Public Health 12:354. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Perception of aging and ageism among women in Qatar
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain, Manama, Bahrain
    J Women Aging 25:273-80. 2013
    ..In general, Qatari women had several positive attitudes toward aging. Such attitudes could be utilized in any health promotion for elderly people...
  14. doi request reprint Body weight perception among adolescents in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    A O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
    Nutr Hosp 27:1966-72. 2012
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  15. doi request reprint Role of obesity and media in body weight concern among female university students in Kuwait
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain, and Arab Centre for Nutrition, Bahrain
    Eat Behav 14:229-32. 2013
    ..000 for all). The pressure from peers and parents, in addition to the mass media, may lead to disturbed attitudes towards eating among Kuwaiti girls...
  16. doi request reprint Risk of disordered eating attitudes among adolescents in seven Arab countries by gender and obesity: a cross-cultural study
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain and Arab Centre for Nutrition, Manama, Bahrain
    Appetite 60:162-7. 2013
    ..This study highlighted the magnitude of the risk of disordered eating attitudes among both male and female adolescents in Arab countries and identified the need for programmes to prevent and control these disorders in the Arab region...
  17. pmc Physical activity, sedentary behaviors and dietary habits among Saudi adolescents relative to age, gender and region
    Hazzaa M Al-Hazzaa
    Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Department of PE and Movement Sciences, College of Education, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:140. 2011
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  18. doi request reprint The Food Dome: dietary guidelines for Arab countries
    A O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
    Nutr Hosp 27:109-15. 2012
    ..It is also a useful tool for nutrition education. However, more testing in the target population is needed to evaluate the understanding of messages delivered by this Food Dome...
  19. pmc The paradox of nutrition-related diseases in the Arab countries: the need for action
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain, Sakhair, Zallaq Street, Bahrain
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:3637-71. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Relative contribution of physical activity, sedentary behaviors, and dietary habits to the prevalence of obesity among Kuwaiti adolescents
    Ahmad R Al-Haifi
    Food and Nutrition Science, College of Health Sciences, Kuwait
    Food Nutr Bull 34:6-13. 2013
    ..The increasing rate of obesity among Kuwaiti adolescents is associated with immediate and long term-risks to their health and well-being...
  21. doi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics of Pakistani school children living in Bahrain
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Scientific Studies Division, Bahrain Centre for Studies and Research, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:205-14. 2009
    ..This survey was designed to study the gender difference in physical growth of 1113 Pakistani children (646 male and 467 female) living in Bahrain and to compare growth with their Bahraini and Pakistani counterparts...
  22. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics of Indian school children living in Bahrain
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Bahrain Centre for Studies and Research, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 20:293-306. 2008
    ..Anthropometric measurements included measurement of height, weight, mid-arm circumference, biceps, triceps, subscapular, and suprailiac skinfold thickness...
  23. ncbi request reprint Role of age and gender in the perception of aging: a community-based survey in Kuwait
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Bahrain Centre for Studies and Research, PO Box 496, Manama, Bahrain
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:50-7. 2009
    ..In general, though Kuwait has undergone extensive socio-cultural changes associated with modernization, the status of the elderly as an indispensable part of the family continues to remain...
  24. ncbi request reprint Recommendations of the First Conference on Obesity and Physical Activity in the Arab countries. Held in Bahrain, 24-26 September, 2002
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Directorate of Nutritional Studies, Bahrain Center for Studies and Research, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
    Nutr Health 17:117-21. 2003
  25. doi request reprint Association between exposure to media and body weight concern among female university students in five Arab countries: a preliminary cross-cultural study
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain
    J Biosoc Sci 46:240-7. 2014
    ..019) and Oman (p<0.019). The pressure from mass media on the body weight concern of female university students may lead these women to practise unhealthy weight control diets...
  26. ncbi request reprint The role of social factors and weight status in ideal body-shape preferences as perceived by Arab women
    Abdulrahman O Musaiger
    Directorate of Nutritional Studies, Bahrain Centre for Studies and Research, Manama, Bahrain
    J Biosoc Sci 36:699-707. 2004
    ..It is concluded that attention should be given to sociocultural factors, such as body-shape preferences, in any programmes to promote ideal body weight for the public...