M C J Rudolf

Summary

Affiliation: St James's University Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc WATCH IT: a community based programme for obese children and adolescents
    M Rudolf
    University of Leeds and East Leeds PCT, Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:736-9. 2006
  2. pmc 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
  3. pmc The TRENDS Project: development of a methodology to reliably monitor the obesity epidemic in childhood
    M C J Rudolf
    University of Leeds and East Leeds PCT, Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:309-911. 2006
  4. pmc Perspectives on the development of an international consensus on childhood obesity
    M C J Rudolf
    Leeds University, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:994-6. 2005
  5. pmc What is the long term outcome for children who fail to thrive? A systematic review
    M C J Rudolf
    Community Paediatrics, East Leeds Primary Care Trust and University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:925-31. 2005
  6. doi request reprint 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 obesity
    M 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
  7. pmc Rising obesity and expanding waistlines in schoolchildren: a cohort study
    M C J Rudolf
    Leeds Community and Mental Health Trust, Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:235-7. 2004
  8. pmc Tell me a story...what can paediatricians gain from reading stories?
    M C J Rudolf
    Arch Dis Child 88:635-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint 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
  10. doi request reprint Weighing and measuring primary school children: evaluation of the TRENDS model for implementation of Department of Health guidelines
    R S Levine
    Department of Child Health, University of Leeds, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 35:365-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc WATCH IT: a community based programme for obese children and adolescents
    M 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...
  2. pmc 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
  3. pmc The TRENDS Project: development of a methodology to reliably monitor the obesity epidemic in childhood
    M 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...
  4. pmc Perspectives on the development of an international consensus on childhood obesity
    M C J Rudolf
    Leeds University, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:994-6. 2005
  5. pmc What is the long term outcome for children who fail to thrive? A systematic review
    M 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)...
  6. doi request reprint 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 obesity
    M 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...
  7. pmc Rising obesity and expanding waistlines in schoolchildren: a cohort study
    M 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...
  8. pmc 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint 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...
  10. doi request reprint Weighing and measuring primary school children: evaluation of the TRENDS model for implementation of Department of Health guidelines
    R 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...
  11. doi request reprint Costing a pilot complex community-based childhood obesity intervention
    C 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...
  12. doi request reprint Training community practitioners to work more effectively with parents to prevent childhood obesity: the impact of HENRY upon Children's Centres and their staff
    T 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Monitoring trends in childhood obesity: a simple school-based model
    R 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...
  14. doi request reprint 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns, toothbrushing habits and caries experience of schoolchildren in West Yorkshire, England
    R 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...
  16. doi request reprint 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...
  17. doi request reprint A review of local practice regarding investigations in children attending obesity clinics and a comparison of the results with other studies
    N 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...
  18. pmc A qualitative investigation into the levers and barriers to weight loss in children: opinions of obese children
    J Murtagh
    Leeds University School of Medicine, Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:920-3. 2006
    ..Failure to isolate and understand the external and internal factors contributing to successful weight loss may well be contributing to the ineffectiveness of current treatment interventions...
  19. pmc 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
  20. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity
    Phyllis 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...