M C J Rudolf
Affiliation: St James's University Hospital
- WATCH IT: a community based programme for obese children and adolescentsM Rudolf
University of Leeds and East Leeds PCT, Leeds, UK
Arch Dis Child 91:736-9. 2006..The WATCH IT programme was developed to address the needs of obese children from disadvantaged communities in Leeds and has been running since January 2004. Results of the pilot phase, prior to a randomised controlled trial, are presented...
- What's the use of Archimedes?M Rudolf
MMedSc in Child Health, Department of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Leeds, UK
Arch Dis Child 87:168-9; discussion 168-9. 2002
- What is the best way to measure waist circumference?Mary C J Rudolf
Community Paediatrics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Int J Pediatr Obes 2:58-61. 2007..We therefore recommend that 4 cm above the umbilicus is adopted for clinical use until such time as the methods are verified against the gold standard of visceral fat, as measured by magnetic resonance imaging scan...
- HENRY: development, pilot and long-term evaluation of a programme to help practitioners work more effectively with parents of babies and pre-school children to prevent childhood obesityM C J Rudolf
University of Leeds and Leeds PCT, Academic Unit of Paediatrics and Child Health, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds HENRY, Prama House, Oxford, UK
Child Care Health Dev 36:850-7. 2010..This paper describes the development, pilot and evaluation of HENRY Sure Start Children's Centres...
- The TRENDS Project: development of a methodology to reliably monitor the obesity epidemic in childhoodM C J Rudolf
University of Leeds and East Leeds PCT, Leeds, UK
Arch Dis Child 91:309-911. 2006..We aimed to develop a simple and reproducible methodology to monitor trends in childhood obesity...
- Perspectives on the development of an international consensus on childhood obesityM C J Rudolf
Leeds University, UK
Arch Dis Child 90:994-6. 2005
- What is the long term outcome for children who fail to thrive? A systematic reviewM C J Rudolf
Community Paediatrics, East Leeds Primary Care Trust and University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Arch Dis Child 90:925-31. 2005..To ascertain the long term outcomes in children diagnosed as having failure to thrive (FTT)...
- Rising obesity and expanding waistlines in schoolchildren: a cohort studyM C J Rudolf
Leeds Community and Mental Health Trust, Leeds, UK
Arch Dis Child 89:235-7. 2004..International Obesity Task Force measures were found to be more stringent than previous criteria, with no significant change noted over the time period...
- Tell me a story...what can paediatricians gain from reading stories?M C J Rudolf
Arch Dis Child 88:635-7. 2003..The suggestion for the topic arose from a session we organised for paediatricians in the Communication and Management Skills module of the MMedSc in Child Health at Leeds University...
- Weighing and measuring primary school children: evaluation of the TRENDS model for implementation of Department of Health guidelinesR S Levine
Department of Child Health, University of Leeds, UK
Child Care Health Dev 35:365-8. 2009..The guidance places the responsibility for implementation and funding of this scheme onto the PCTs...
- Training community practitioners to work more effectively with parents to prevent childhood obesity: the impact of HENRY upon Children's Centres and their staffT A Willis
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
J Hum Nutr Diet 25:460-8. 2012..The programme is being delivered to all Sure Start Children's Centres (the UK government initiative providing family support and childcare in disadvantaged areas) in Leeds, UK...
- Monitoring trends in childhood obesity: a simple school-based modelR S Levine
Academic Unit of Paediatrics, University of Leeds, Belmont House, 3 5 Belmont Grove, Leeds, UK
Public Health 122:255-60. 2008..The English Department of Health has now issued guidelines to primary care trusts for the annual weighing and measuring of all children on entry to primary school and in year 6...
- How good are BMI charts for monitoring children's attempts at obesity reduction?M C J Rudolf
Department of Child Health, Leeds Community Health Care Trust and University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Arch Dis Child 97:418-22. 2012..Body mass index (BMI) is the pragmatic measure to assess children's obesity clinically and BMI charts are widely used for counselling families about children's weight management over time...
- Dietary patterns, toothbrushing habits and caries experience of schoolchildren in West Yorkshire, EnglandR S Levine
Academic Unit of Paediatrics, University of Leeds, UK
Community Dent Health 24:82-7. 2007..Three-day, self-reported dietary data was obtained, together with information on toothbrushing habits. A dental examination was carried out using BASCD survey methodology...
- Identifying infants at risk of becoming obese: can we and should we?R S Levine
Academic Department of Paediatrics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Public Health 126:123-8. 2012..This paper considers the known risk factors, describes statistical work aimed at identifying risk, and considers the ethical and practical issues of such a development...
- Costing a pilot complex community-based childhood obesity interventionC Spoor
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK
J Hum Nutr Diet 26:126-31. 2013..Therefore, the direct costs to health care and other public sector agencies of a pilot community-based childhood obesity treatment programme were estimated...
- A review of local practice regarding investigations in children attending obesity clinics and a comparison of the results with other studiesN Leigh-Hunt
Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
Child Care Health Dev 34:55-8. 2008..This study aimed to determine the prevalence of abnormal results in an urban paediatric population and to compare local practice against these recommendations...
- A qualitative investigation into the levers and barriers to weight loss in children: opinions of obese childrenJ Murtagh
Leeds University School of Medicine, Leeds, UK
Arch Dis Child 91:920-3. 2006..Dealing with these levers and barriers while acknowledging the complex interplay of social and emotional factors unique to the individual may well promote successful weight control...
- How important is continuity of care?Vidya Sudhakar-Krishnan
Paediatric Department, St George s Centre, St George s Road, Middleton, Leeds, UK
Arch Dis Child 92:381-3. 2007
- Childhood obesityPhyllis W Speiser
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Schneider Children s Hospital, 269 01 76th Avenue, New Hyde Park, New York 11040, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:1871-87. 2005..In developing a consensus statement, this international group has presented the evidence, developed recommendations, and provided a platform aimed toward future corrective action and ongoing debate in the international community...