M E G Armstrong

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Different effects of age, adiposity and physical activity on the risk of ankle, wrist and hip fractures in postmenopausal women
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Bone 50:1394-400. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical fitness of South African primary school children, 6 to 13 years of age: discovery vitality health of the nation study
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town
    Percept Mot Skills 113:999-1016. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Secular trends in the prevalence of stunting, overweight and obesity among South African children (1994-2004)
    M E G Armstrong
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:835-40. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Body mass index and physical activity in relation to the incidence of hip fracture in postmenopausal women
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 26:1330-8. 2011
  5. pmc Reported frequency of physical activity in a large epidemiological study: relationship to specific activities and repeatability over time
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:97. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity and overweight in South African primary school children -- the Health of the Nation Study
    M E G Armstrong
    University of Cape Town Medical Research Council Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 96:439-44. 2006
  7. pmc Shift work and chronic disease: the epidemiological evidence
    X S Wang
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:78-89. 2011

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Different effects of age, adiposity and physical activity on the risk of ankle, wrist and hip fractures in postmenopausal women
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Bone 50:1394-400. 2012
    ..Ankle, wrist and hip fractures are extremely common in postmenopausal women, but the associations with age, adiposity, and physical activity differ substantially between the three fracture sites...
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical fitness of South African primary school children, 6 to 13 years of age: discovery vitality health of the nation study
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town
    Percept Mot Skills 113:999-1016. 2011
    ..These results suggest a need for encouraging fitness in school children, and the reintroduction of formal physical education into the South African school curriculum, especially into schools in which Black children predominate...
  3. doi request reprint Secular trends in the prevalence of stunting, overweight and obesity among South African children (1994-2004)
    M E G Armstrong
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:835-40. 2011
    ..We aim to describe secular trends for nutritional status of South African (SA) children in the 10-year period following these reforms...
  4. doi request reprint Body mass index and physical activity in relation to the incidence of hip fracture in postmenopausal women
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 26:1330-8. 2011
    ..68 (95% CI 0.62-0.75), with similar results for strenuous exercise. In this large cohort of postmenopausal women, BMI and physical activity had independent effects on hip fracture risk...
  5. pmc Reported frequency of physical activity in a large epidemiological study: relationship to specific activities and repeatability over time
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:97. 2011
    ..We examine the relationships between various physical activities self-reported at different times in a large cohort study of middle-aged UK women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity and overweight in South African primary school children -- the Health of the Nation Study
    M E G Armstrong
    University of Cape Town Medical Research Council Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 96:439-44. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity in a sample of South African children aged 6 - 13 years...
  7. pmc Shift work and chronic disease: the epidemiological evidence
    X S Wang
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:78-89. 2011
    ..Recent reviews of evidence relating to these hypotheses have focussed on specific diseases or potential mechanisms, but no general summary of the current data on shift work and chronic disease has been published...