H D McCarthy

Summary

Affiliation: London Metropolitan University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The development of waist circumference percentiles in British children aged 5.0-16.9 y
    H D McCarthy
    School of Health and Sports Science, The University of North London, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:902-7. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint A study of central fatness using waist-to-height ratios in UK children and adolescents over two decades supports the simple message--'keep your waist circumference to less than half your height'
    H D McCarthy
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:988-92. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of children's body fatness between two contrasting income groups: contribution of height difference
    D Samani-Radia
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:128-33. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Body fat reference curves for children
    H D McCarthy
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:598-602. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends in waist circumferences in young British children: a comparative study
    H D McCarthy
    Institute of Health Research and Policy, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:157-62. 2005

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Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint The development of waist circumference percentiles in British children aged 5.0-16.9 y
    H D McCarthy
    School of Health and Sports Science, The University of North London, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:902-7. 2001
    ..To develop waist circumference percentile curves for British children and to compare these curves with those from other countries...
  2. ncbi request reprint A study of central fatness using waist-to-height ratios in UK children and adolescents over two decades supports the simple message--'keep your waist circumference to less than half your height'
    H D McCarthy
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:988-92. 2006
    ..Design:Representative cross-sectional surveys in 1977, 1987 and 1997...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of children's body fatness between two contrasting income groups: contribution of height difference
    D Samani-Radia
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:128-33. 2011
    ..To compare measures of growth and body fatness (body mass index (BMI) and % body fat) in children from two contrasting income backgrounds and to examine the contribution of height difference to these measures...
  4. ncbi request reprint Body fat reference curves for children
    H D McCarthy
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:598-602. 2006
    ..To refine the diagnosis of childhood obesity by creating new sex-specific centile curves for body fat and to base these references on a simple and affordable method that could be widely adopted in clinical practice and surveys...
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends in waist circumferences in young British children: a comparative study
    H D McCarthy
    Institute of Health Research and Policy, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:157-62. 2005
    ..To compare waist circumference (a measure of central fatness) and body mass index (BMI, a measure of general fatness) between a contemporary cohort and similar aged British children measured in 1987...