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 Skeletal muscle mass reference curves for children and adolescents
    H D McCarthy
    School of Human Sciences, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
    Pediatr Obes 9:249-59. 2014
  6. 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

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications6

  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
    ..To examine the influence of age and gender on the waist:height ratio (WHTR) in children and to compare changes over time in WHTR, a measure of central fatness in British children...
  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 Skeletal muscle mass reference curves for children and adolescents
    H D McCarthy
    School of Human Sciences, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
    Pediatr Obes 9:249-59. 2014
    ..The use of skeletal muscle mass measurement in surveillance has been constrained by the absence of normative data that identifies individuals across the age spectrum with high or low amount of skeletal muscle...
  6. 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...