H David McCarthy

Summary

Affiliation: London Metropolitan University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Body fat measurements in children as predictors for the metabolic syndrome: focus on waist circumference
    H David McCarthy
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, London Metropolitan University, Holloway Road, London N7 8DB, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 65:385-92. 2006
  3. pmc Central overweight and obesity in British youth aged 11-16 years: cross sectional surveys of waist circumference
    H David McCarthy
    Department of Health and Human Sciences, London Metropolitan University, London N7 8DB
    BMJ 326:624. 2003
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Within- and between-laboratory precision in the measurement of body volume using air displacement plethysmography and its effect on body composition assessment
    A L Collins
    Department of Health Human Sciences, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:80-90. 2004

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Publications7

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Body fat measurements in children as predictors for the metabolic syndrome: focus on waist circumference
    H David McCarthy
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, London Metropolitan University, Holloway Road, London N7 8DB, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 65:385-92. 2006
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  3. pmc Central overweight and obesity in British youth aged 11-16 years: cross sectional surveys of waist circumference
    H David McCarthy
    Department of Health and Human Sciences, London Metropolitan University, London N7 8DB
    BMJ 326:624. 2003
    ..To compare changes over time in waist circumference (a measure of central fatness) and body mass index (a measure of overall obesity) in British youth...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Within- and between-laboratory precision in the measurement of body volume using air displacement plethysmography and its effect on body composition assessment
    A L Collins
    Department of Health Human Sciences, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:80-90. 2004
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