Jennifer A O'Dea

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Socioeconomic patterns of overweight, obesity but not thinness persist from childhood to adolescence in a 6 -year longitudinal cohort of Australian schoolchildren from 2007 to 2012
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Building A35, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:222. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Nutritional quality of breakfast and physical activity independently predict the literacy and numeracy scores of children after adjusting for socioeconomic status
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Educ Res 27:975-85. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Low sleep and low socioeconomic status predict high body mass index: a 4-year longitudinal study of Australian schoolchildren
    J A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Pediatr Obes 7:295-303. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Plateau in obesity and overweight in a cross sectional study of low, middle and high socioeconomic status schoolchildren between 2004 and 2009
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Department of Health Education and Nutrition Education, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Building A35, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Int J Public Health 56:663-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Body image and eating disorders amongst Japanese adolescents. A review of the literature
    Naomi Chisuwa
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Australia
    Appetite 54:5-15. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Socio-cognitive and nutritional factors associated with body mass index in children and adolescents: possibilities for childhood obesity prevention
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, Building A35, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Educ Res 21:796-805. 2006
  7. pmc Perceived and desired weight, weight related eating and exercising behaviours, and advice received from parents among thin, overweight, obese or normal weight Australian children and adolescents
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, Building A35, The University of Sydney NSW, 2006, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:68. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Gender, ethnicity, culture and social class influences on childhood obesity among Australian schoolchildren: implications for treatment, prevention and community education
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 16:282-90. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Self-concept, self-esteem and body weight in adolescent females: a three-year longitudinal study
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Health Psychol 11:599-611. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Prevention programs for body image and eating disorders on University campuses: a review of large, controlled interventions
    Zali Yager
    Health Education and Human Movement, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Building A35, Sydney 2006, NSW, Australia
    Health Promot Int 23:173-89. 2008

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Socioeconomic patterns of overweight, obesity but not thinness persist from childhood to adolescence in a 6 -year longitudinal cohort of Australian schoolchildren from 2007 to 2012
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Building A35, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:222. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine how the socioeconomic gradient in weight status, namely thinness, overweight and obesity, changes over time in a longitudinal cohort of Australian schoolchildren, from 2007-2012...
  2. doi request reprint Nutritional quality of breakfast and physical activity independently predict the literacy and numeracy scores of children after adjusting for socioeconomic status
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Educ Res 27:975-85. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Low sleep and low socioeconomic status predict high body mass index: a 4-year longitudinal study of Australian schoolchildren
    J A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Pediatr Obes 7:295-303. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the longitudinal relationships between body mass index (BMI), sleep duration and socioeconomic status (SES) in a 4-year cohort of 939 children aged 7-12 years...
  4. doi request reprint Plateau in obesity and overweight in a cross sectional study of low, middle and high socioeconomic status schoolchildren between 2004 and 2009
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Department of Health Education and Nutrition Education, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Building A35, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Int J Public Health 56:663-7. 2011
    ..To examine cross-sectional trends in obesity and overweight by gender, age and school socioeconomic status (SES) in 1,239 children aged 9-12 years from the same 10 primary schools in 2004 and 2009...
  5. doi request reprint Body image and eating disorders amongst Japanese adolescents. A review of the literature
    Naomi Chisuwa
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Australia
    Appetite 54:5-15. 2010
    ..Strategies for culturally appropriate prevention are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Socio-cognitive and nutritional factors associated with body mass index in children and adolescents: possibilities for childhood obesity prevention
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, Building A35, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Educ Res 21:796-805. 2006
    ..Nutrition knowledge and dietary locus of control were not associated with BMI. These results suggest that breakfast programmes for low-income children may be an effective measure in the prevention of childhood obesity...
  7. pmc Perceived and desired weight, weight related eating and exercising behaviours, and advice received from parents among thin, overweight, obese or normal weight Australian children and adolescents
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, Building A35, The University of Sydney NSW, 2006, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:68. 2011
    ..The study aimed to compare perceived weight status, desired weight, eating and exercise behaviours and advice received from parents among thin, overweight, obese or normal weight Australian children and adolescents...
  8. doi request reprint Gender, ethnicity, culture and social class influences on childhood obesity among Australian schoolchildren: implications for treatment, prevention and community education
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 16:282-90. 2008
    ..The different body image perceptions identified in this study should be taken into account when planning clinical, community or preventive initiatives among children or adolescents from varying ethnic groups...
  9. ncbi request reprint Self-concept, self-esteem and body weight in adolescent females: a three-year longitudinal study
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Health Psychol 11:599-611. 2006
    ..This pattern was similar for all of the other self-concept domains. Several aspects of early adolescent girls' self-image may be adversely influenced by a heavy weight status...
  10. doi request reprint Prevention programs for body image and eating disorders on University campuses: a review of large, controlled interventions
    Zali Yager
    Health Education and Human Movement, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Building A35, Sydney 2006, NSW, Australia
    Health Promot Int 23:173-89. 2008
    ..A newly designed program for Australian university students is described...
  11. doi request reprint Body image and obesity among Australian adolescents from indigenous and Anglo-European backgrounds: implications for health promotion and obesity prevention among Aboriginal youth
    Renata Leah Cinelli
    Faculty of Education ocial Work, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Health Educ Res 24:1059-68. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Self perception score from zero to ten correlates well with standardized scales of adolescent self esteem, body dissatisfaction, eating disorders risk, depression, and anxiety
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 21:509-17. 2009
    ..The ability to quickly and reliably assess mental health status would assist health workers, educators and youth workers to provide appropriate early intervention for adolescents...
  13. doi request reprint Increased breakfast frequency and nutritional quality among schoolchildren after a national breakfast promotion campaign in Australia between 2000 and 2006
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Australia
    Health Educ Res 26:1086-96. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Obesity increase among low SES Australian schoolchildren between 2000 and 2006: time for preventive interventions to target children from low income schools?
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Building A35, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Int J Public Health 55:185-92. 2010
    ..To examine change from 2000 to 2006 in obesity and overweight by gender, school year and school socioeconomic status (SES) in a national sample of students from Australia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Eating and exercise disorders in young college men
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Faculty of Education, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Coll Health 50:273-8. 2002
    ..Health professionals should be aware that eating and exercise disorders may be present in college men and that screening may help in the early identification of these problems...
  16. ncbi request reprint Why do kids eat healthful food? Perceived benefits of and barriers to healthful eating and physical activity among children and adolescents
    Jennifer A O'Dea
    Department of Education, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:497-501. 2003
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