Smita Nambiar

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Utility of the waist-to-height ratio as an instrument to measure parental perception of body weight in children and its use in a population-based survey of children
    Smita Nambiar
    Children s Nutrition Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 16:274-80. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Developing waist-to-height ratio cut-offs to define overweight and obesity in children and adolescents
    Smita Nambiar
    School of Medicine, Children s Nutrition Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 13:1566-74. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Validating the waist-height ratio and developing centiles for use amongst children and adolescents
    Smita Nambiar
    The University of Queensland, Children s Nutrition Research Centre, School of Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD, Australia
    Acta Paediatr 98:148-52. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The association between walking to school, daily step counts and meeting step targets in 5- to 17-year-old Australian children
    Rebecca A Abbott
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 21:520-32. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Use of the waist-height ratio to predict metabolic syndrome in obese children and adolescents
    Smita Nambiar
    Children s Nutrition Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:E281-7. 2013

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Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Utility of the waist-to-height ratio as an instrument to measure parental perception of body weight in children and its use in a population-based survey of children
    Smita Nambiar
    Children s Nutrition Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 16:274-80. 2013
    ..To investigate which anthropometric measure of overweight status, BMI or waist-to-height ratio (WHtR), is most closely associated with parents' perception of their child's overweight status...
  2. doi request reprint Developing waist-to-height ratio cut-offs to define overweight and obesity in children and adolescents
    Smita Nambiar
    School of Medicine, Children s Nutrition Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 13:1566-74. 2010
    ..The present study aims to develop WHtR cut-offs for overweight and obesity based on the 85th and 95th percentiles for the percentage body fat (%BF) in a cohort of children and adolescents...
  3. doi request reprint Validating the waist-height ratio and developing centiles for use amongst children and adolescents
    Smita Nambiar
    The University of Queensland, Children s Nutrition Research Centre, School of Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD, Australia
    Acta Paediatr 98:148-52. 2009
    ..To assess the statistical validity of the waist-height ratio (WHtR) as an appropriate method of adjusting waist circumference (WC) for height in children and adolescents...
  4. ncbi request reprint The association between walking to school, daily step counts and meeting step targets in 5- to 17-year-old Australian children
    Rebecca A Abbott
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 21:520-32. 2009
    ..These data should encourage public policy and those concerned with the built environment to provide and support opportunities for walking to school...
  5. doi request reprint Use of the waist-height ratio to predict metabolic syndrome in obese children and adolescents
    Smita Nambiar
    Children s Nutrition Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:E281-7. 2013
    ..To demonstrate that the waist-height ratio (WHtR) is a simple and effective screening tool that could be used to identify obese children with the metabolic syndrome...