T Lobstein

Summary

Affiliation: International Obesity TaskForce
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Worldwide trends in childhood overweight and obesity
    Youfa Wang
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:11-25. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: obesity--public health crisis, moral panic or a human rights issue?
    Tim Lobstein
    Childhood Obesity Programme of the International Obesity TaskForce, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:74-6; discussion 81-2. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimated burden of paediatric obesity and co-morbidities in Europe. Part 1. The increase in the prevalence of child obesity in Europe is itself increasing
    Rachel Jackson-Leach
    International Obesity TaskForce, London, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:26-32. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The prevention of obesity in children
    Tim Lobstein
    Childhood Obesity Programme of the International Obesity TaskForce, London, UK
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:471-5. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Comment: preventing child obesity -- an art and a science
    T Lobstein
    International Obesity TaskForce, London NW1 2NS, UK
    Obes Rev 7:1-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Policies to prevent childhood obesity in the European Union
    T Lobstein
    Childhood Obesity Working Group of the International Obesity TaskForce, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 15:576-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Evidence of a possible link between obesogenic food advertising and child overweight
    T Lobstein
    International Obesity TaskForce, London, UK
    Obes Rev 6:203-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Increasing levels of excess weight among children in England
    T J Lobstein
    International Obesity TaskForce, London, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1136-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity in children and young people: a crisis in public health
    T Lobstein
    IASO International Obesity TaskForce, 231 North Gower Street, London NW1 2NS, UK
    Obes Rev 5:4-104. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight among children in Europe
    T Lobstein
    International Obesity Task Force, London, UK
    Obes Rev 4:195-200. 2003

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Worldwide trends in childhood overweight and obesity
    Youfa Wang
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:11-25. 2006
    ..This paper summarises the available information on recent trends in child overweight and obesity prevalence...
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: obesity--public health crisis, moral panic or a human rights issue?
    Tim Lobstein
    Childhood Obesity Programme of the International Obesity TaskForce, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:74-6; discussion 81-2. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimated burden of paediatric obesity and co-morbidities in Europe. Part 1. The increase in the prevalence of child obesity in Europe is itself increasing
    Rachel Jackson-Leach
    International Obesity TaskForce, London, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:26-32. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present paper is to review the rate of change in prevalence of overweight and obesity among children in the European region...
  4. ncbi request reprint The prevention of obesity in children
    Tim Lobstein
    Childhood Obesity Programme of the International Obesity TaskForce, London, UK
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:471-5. 2004
    ..Scientists and physicians can help to influence policy makers through their professional organisations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comment: preventing child obesity -- an art and a science
    T Lobstein
    International Obesity TaskForce, London NW1 2NS, UK
    Obes Rev 7:1-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Policies to prevent childhood obesity in the European Union
    T Lobstein
    Childhood Obesity Working Group of the International Obesity TaskForce, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 15:576-9. 2005
    ..The proposals are reported in the present paper...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evidence of a possible link between obesogenic food advertising and child overweight
    T Lobstein
    International Obesity TaskForce, London, UK
    Obes Rev 6:203-8. 2005
    ..Furthermore, the content of the advertising appears to have a specific effect. The findings justify the need for taking precautionary measures to reduce children's exposure to obesogenic marketing practices...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increasing levels of excess weight among children in England
    T J Lobstein
    International Obesity TaskForce, London, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1136-8. 2003
    ..Between 1994 and 1998, the prevalence of overweight children grew from about 13 to 20%. The prevalence of excess bodyweight among children in England appears to be rising at an accelerating rate...
  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity in children and young people: a crisis in public health
    T Lobstein
    IASO International Obesity TaskForce, 231 North Gower Street, London NW1 2NS, UK
    Obes Rev 5:4-104. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight among children in Europe
    T Lobstein
    International Obesity Task Force, London, UK
    Obes Rev 4:195-200. 2003
    ..A tendency for a higher prevalence of overweight among children in western and especially southern Europe is shown and some possible reasons for this are discussed...
  11. doi request reprint Research needs on food marketing to children. Report of the StanMark project
    T Lobstein
    International Association for the Study of Obesity, London, UK
    Appetite 62:185-6. 2013
    ..The paper highlights the need for research which can directly support policy-making and which can evaluate its effectiveness...
  12. doi request reprint Extended international (IOTF) body mass index cut-offs for thinness, overweight and obesity
    T J Cole
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Pediatr Obes 7:284-94. 2012
    ..5, 25 and 30 kg m(-2)) to child centiles, which are averaged across the countries. Unlike other BMI references, e.g. the World Health Organization (WHO) standard, these cut-offs cannot be expressed as centiles (e.g. 85th)...
  13. doi request reprint Defining and labelling 'healthy' and 'unhealthy' food
    T Lobstein
    1International Association for the Study of Obesity, 231 North Gower Street, London NW1 2NR, UK
    Public Health Nutr 12:331-40. 2009
    ..To consider the use of systematic methods for categorising foods according to their nutritional quality ('nutrient profiling') as a strategy for promoting public health through better dietary choices...
  14. doi request reprint International moves to strengthen food policies
    T Lobstein
    International Association for the Study of Obesity, London, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 68:221-4. 2009
    ..By improving child health, improvements can be expected in the health of future generations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Estimated burden of paediatric obesity and co-morbidities in Europe. Part 2. Numbers of children with indicators of obesity-related disease
    Tim Lobstein
    International Obesity TaskForce, London, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:33-41. 2006
    ..This paper aims to estimate the numbers of children with obesity-related disease risk factors and co-morbidities in the European Union (EU)...
  16. doi request reprint Regulating the commercial promotion of food to children: a survey of actions worldwide
    C Hawkes
    Consulting Services, Food and Nutrition Policy, London, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:83-94. 2011
    ..To describe the global regulatory environment around food marketing to children in 2009 and to identify changes in this environment since 2006...
  17. doi request reprint Child obesity: what can be done and who will do it?
    Tim Lobstein
    International Obesity TaskForce of the International Association for the Study of Obesity, 231 North Gower Street, London NW1 2NR, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 67:301-6. 2008
    ..Alliances of public health interests can help to create that political support and promote health-enhancing environments...
  18. ncbi request reprint Child overweight and obesity in the USA: prevalence rates according to IOTF definitions
    Tim Lobstein
    International Obesity TaskForce, International Association for the Study of Obesity, London, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:62-4. 2007
    ..To establish the prevalence of child overweight and obesity in the USA using IOTF-recommended definitions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity: the case for binding international legislation
    Cécile Knai
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 15:559-61. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint The burden of disease attributable to nutrition in Europe
    Joceline Pomerleau
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Public Health Nutr 6:453-61. 2003
    ..This review examines the extent to which differences in nutrition could explain the diversity of health in Europe and how dietary patterns might contribute to the overall burden of disease in the region...
  21. pmc Diabetes may be undetected in many children in the UK
    Tim Lobstein
    BMJ 328:1261-2. 2004
  22. pmc Wider income gaps, wider waistbands? An ecological study of obesity and income inequality
    Kate E Pickett
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Seebohm Rowntree Building, Area 3, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:670-4. 2005
    ..To see if obesity, deaths from diabetes, and daily calorie intake are associated with income inequality among developed countries...
  23. doi request reprint Obesity in children
    Tim Lobstein
    BMJ 337:a669. 2008
  24. ncbi request reprint Obesity in Eastern Europe: an overview of its health and economic implications
    Cécile Knai
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, Keppel Street, Room LG19, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Econ Hum Biol 5:392-408. 2007
    ..To assess the evolution and patterns of obesity in countries of the WHO European Region with a particular focus on the Eastern European countries, and to discuss the health and economic implications of obesity for those countries...
  25. doi request reprint Food, fuel, and health
    Tim Lobstein
    Lancet 372:628. 2008
  26. doi request reprint The 'Sydney Principles' for reducing the commercial promotion of foods and beverages to children
    Boyd Swinburn
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 11:881-6. 2008
    ..The Sydney Principles should guide the formation of an International Code on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Food policies: a threat to health?
    Tim Lobstein
    The Food Commission UK, 94 White Lion Street, London N1 9PF, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 61:579-85. 2002
    ..However, the change in thinking that will be required will mean reconsidering the role of commercial food production. Successful nutrition policies may yet prove to be the next major step in the improvement of public health...