William H Dietz

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Introduction: the use of body mass index to assess obesity in children
    W H Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:123S-5S. 1999
  2. pmc Public health law and the prevention and control of obesity
    William H Dietz
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Milbank Q 87:215-27. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Focus group data pertinent to the prevention of obesity in African Americans
    W Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Med Sci 322:286-9. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Overweight children and adolescents
    William H Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2100-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Canada on the Move: a novel effort to increase physical activity among Canadians
    William H Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Can J Public Health 97:S3-4. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Focus group data pertinent to the prevention of obesity in African Americans
    W Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Med Sci 322:275-8. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Preventing obesity in children and adolescents
    W H Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 24, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 22:337-53. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in body fatness among children and adolescents
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1105-11. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in secular trends for childhood BMI, weight, and height
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:301-8. 2006
  10. doi request reprint The relation of BMI and skinfold thicknesses to risk factors among young and middle-aged adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta GA 30341 3724, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 37:726-37. 2010

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Introduction: the use of body mass index to assess obesity in children
    W H Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:123S-5S. 1999
    ....
  2. pmc Public health law and the prevention and control of obesity
    William H Dietz
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Milbank Q 87:215-27. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Focus group data pertinent to the prevention of obesity in African Americans
    W Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Med Sci 322:286-9. 2001
    ..Such data are essential to understand the attitudinal changes necessary to prevent obesity in these vulnerable populations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Overweight children and adolescents
    William H Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2100-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Canada on the Move: a novel effort to increase physical activity among Canadians
    William H Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Can J Public Health 97:S3-4. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Focus group data pertinent to the prevention of obesity in African Americans
    W Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Med Sci 322:275-8. 2001
    ..Such data are essential to understand the attitudinal changes necessary to prevent obesity in these vulnerable populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Preventing obesity in children and adolescents
    W H Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 24, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 22:337-53. 2001
    ..A similar process is used to emphasize the potential influence of school-based interventions directed at changes in food choices and sedentary behavior...
  8. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in body fatness among children and adolescents
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1105-11. 2008
    ..Although the BMI is widely used as a measure of adiposity, it is a measure of excess weight, and its association with body fatness may differ across racial or ethnic groups...
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in secular trends for childhood BMI, weight, and height
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:301-8. 2006
    ..The prevalence of childhood overweight in the United States has markedly increased over the last 30 years. We examined differences in the secular trends for BMI, weight, and height among white, black, and Mexican-American children...
  10. doi request reprint The relation of BMI and skinfold thicknesses to risk factors among young and middle-aged adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta GA 30341 3724, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 37:726-37. 2010
    ..We examine whether the triceps and subscapular skinfold thicknesses are more strongly related to adult levels of lipids, fasting insulin and blood pressure than BMI...
  11. pmc The identification of children with adverse risk factor levels by body mass index cutoffs from 2 classification systems: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1298-305. 2010
    ..The cutoffs from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth charts and from the Cooper Institute (FitnessGram) are widely used to identify children who have a high body mass index (BMI)...
  12. pmc The relation of menarcheal age to obesity in childhood and adulthood: the Bogalusa heart study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 3:3. 2003
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint The relation of childhood BMI to adult adiposity: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Mailstop K 26, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Pediatrics 115:22-7. 2005
    ..We further examined these longitudinal associations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relation of age at menarche to race, time period, and anthropometric dimensions: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e43. 2002
    ..To assess secular trends in menarcheal age between 1973 and 1994 and to determine whether childhood levels of height, weight, and skinfold thicknesses can account for racial (white/black) differences in menarcheal age...
  15. ncbi request reprint Do skinfold measurements provide additional information to body mass index in the assessment of body fatness among children and adolescents?
    Zuguo Mei
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 25, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1306-13. 2007
    ....
  16. pmc Relation of body mass index and skinfold thicknesses to cardiovascular disease risk factors in children: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:210-6. 2009
    ..Adverse levels of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors are related to skinfold thicknesses and body mass index (BMI) among children, but the relative strengths of these associations are unknown...
  17. pmc Classification of body fatness by body mass index-for-age categories among children
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:805-11. 2009
    ..To examine the ability of various body mass index (BMI)-for-age categories, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 85th to 94th percentiles, to correctly classify the body fatness of children and adolescents...
  18. doi request reprint Risk factors and adult body mass index among overweight children: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, K 26, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Pediatrics 123:750-7. 2009
    ..We examined the ability of BMI for age, the skinfold sum (subscapular + triceps), and the waist/height ratio to identify which overweight children are at greatest risk...
  19. ncbi request reprint The prediction of body fatness by BMI and skinfold thicknesses among children and adolescents
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention K 26, Atlanta, Georgia
    Ann Hum Biol 34:183-94. 2007
    ..It has been suggested that skinfold thicknesses be measured among overweight children to confirm the presence of excess adiposity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and excess adiposity among overweight children and adolescents: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Pediatr 150:12-17.e2. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Relation of body mass index and waist-to-height ratio to cardiovascular disease risk factors in children and adolescents: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Divisions of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:33-40. 2007
    ..Several investigators have concluded that the waist-to-height ratio is more strongly associated with cardiovascular disease risk factors than is the body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2))...
  22. doi request reprint Is the body adiposity index (hip circumference/height(1.5)) more strongly related to skinfold thicknesses and risk factor levels than is BMI? The Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Br J Nutr 109:338-45. 2013
    ..These findings indicate that the body adiposity index is likely to be an inferior index of adiposity than is either BMI or waist circumference...
  23. ncbi request reprint Validity of body mass index compared with other body-composition screening indexes for the assessment of body fatness in children and adolescents
    Zuguo Mei
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:978-85. 2002
    ..Validation studies of height- and weight-based indexes of body fatness in children and adolescents have examined only small samples of school-age children...
  24. pmc Law as a tool for preventing chronic diseases: expanding the spectrum of effective public health strategies
    George A Mensah
    Cardiovascular Health Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A11. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Possible lessons for physician counseling on obesity from the progress in smoking cessation in primary care
    Lawrence W Green
    Office of Extramural Prevention Research, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Forum Nutr 56:191-4. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Height and adiposity among children
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 26, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Obes Res 12:846-53. 2004
    ..3) with height among children. We examined whether the resulting preferential classification of taller children as overweight, based on a BMI > or = 95th percentile, is appropriate...
  27. ncbi request reprint Shifts in percentiles of growth during early childhood: analysis of longitudinal data from the California Child Health and Development Study
    Zuguo Mei
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e617-27. 2004
    ..To document growth-velocity changes across major percentiles during the preschool years...
  28. pmc Childhood overweight and family income
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 9:26. 2007
    ..To examine the relation of family income, expressed relative to the poverty threshold, to the prevalence of childhood overweight, and to determine whether the association differs by race/ethnicity and time period...
  29. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and body mass index among US adolescents: youth risk behavior survey, 1999
    Sarah Levin
    Divisions of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:816-20. 2003
    ..To investigate associations of underweight and overweight with physical activity among high school students in the United States...
  30. ncbi request reprint Trends and correlates of class 3 obesity in the United States from 1990 through 2000
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 26, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    JAMA 288:1758-61. 2002
    ..Persons with class 3 obesity (body mass index [BMI] > or = 40) are at greatest risk, but there is little information about this subgroup...
  31. doi request reprint The abilities of body mass index and skinfold thicknesses to identify children with low or elevated levels of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry-determined body fatness
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    J Pediatr 163:160-6.e1. 2013
    ..To examine the accuracies of body mass index (BMI) and skinfold thicknesses in classifying the body fatness of 7365 8- to 19-year-old subjects in a national sample...
  32. doi request reprint Trends in energy intake among adults in the United States: findings from NHANES
    Earl S Ford
    Divisions of Population Health and Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:848-53. 2013
    ..Energy intake is a key determinant of weight...
  33. pmc Physical education and academic achievement in elementary school: data from the early childhood longitudinal study
    Susan A Carlson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 46, Atlanta, GA 30345, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:721-7. 2008
    ..We examined the association between time spent in physical education and academic achievement in a longitudinal study of students in kindergarten through fifth grade...
  34. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of and recommendations for growth references for very low birth weight (< or =1500 grams) infants in the United States
    Bettylou Sherry
    Maternal and Child Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Pediatrics 111:750-8. 2003
    ..To determine the best available growth reference for evaluating the growth status of very low birth weight (VLBW; < or =1500 g) infants in the United States...
  35. ncbi request reprint Overweight in childhood and adolescence
    William H Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:855-7. 2004
  36. doi request reprint Changes and variability in high levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol among children
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers forDisease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 126:266-73. 2010
    ..However, the tracking and variability of these very high levels have not been investigated...
  37. ncbi request reprint Increasing stair use in a worksite through environmental changes
    Nicole Angelique Kerr
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:312-5. 2004
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  38. ncbi request reprint Policy tools for the childhood obesity epidemic
    William H Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 30:83-7. 2002
    ..Although the childhood obesity epidemic is still evolving, this article provides several examples of potentially effective strategic approaches to address it...
  39. ncbi request reprint Possible lessons from the tobacco experience for obesity control
    Shawna L Mercer
    Office of Extramural Prevention Research, Public Health Practice Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1073S-1082S. 2003
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Weight loss counseling revisited
    Mary K Serdula
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Chronic Disease Nutrition Branch, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Ga 30341 37117, USA
    JAMA 289:1747-50. 2003
  41. pmc Law as a tool for preventing chronic diseases: expanding the range of effective public health strategies
    George A Mensah
    Cardiovascular Health Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A13. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obesity, diabetes, and obesity-related health risk factors, 2001
    Ali H Mokdad
    Division of Adult and Community Health, 4770 National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    JAMA 289:76-9. 2003
    ..Obesity and diabetes are increasing in the United States...
  43. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the tracking of childhood BMI to adulthood
    David S Freedman
    CDC Mailstop K 26, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta GA 30341 3717, USA
    Obes Res 13:928-35. 2005
    ..Therefore, we examined the tracking of childhood BMI into adulthood in a biracial (36% black) sample...
  44. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among US adults: findings from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Earl S Ford
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E 17, Atlanta, GA 30333
    JAMA 287:356-9. 2002
    ..Limited information is available about the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in the United States, however...
  45. doi request reprint Putting physical activity into public health: a historical perspective from the CDC
    Michael Pratt
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, K 46 Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Med 49:301-2. 2009
    ..This commentary reviews the role that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has played since 1964 in moving science, policy, and practice from exercise and fitness to physical activity and health...
  46. ncbi request reprint Prevention and control of coronary heart disease and stroke--nomenclature for prevention approaches in public health: a statement for public health practice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    George A Mensah
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:152-7. 2005
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Relation of childhood height to obesity among adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E23. 2002
    ..In this study, the objective was to determine whether childhood height is related to adult adiposity and whether the association is independent of childhood levels of BMI and triceps skinfold thickness...
  48. ncbi request reprint Economic burden of obesity in youths aged 6 to 17 years: 1979-1999
    Guijing Wang
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E81-1. 2002
    ..To examine the trend of obesity-associated diseases in youths and related economic costs...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of a metabolic syndrome phenotype in adolescents: findings from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    Stephen Cook
    Strong Children s Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:821-7. 2003
    ..In adults the metabolic syndrome imposes a substantial risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus and premature coronary heart disease. Even so, no national estimate is currently available of the prevalence of this syndrome in adolescents...
  50. ncbi request reprint Is failure to thrive a greater concern than obesity?
    William H Dietz
    J Pediatr 141:6-7. 2002
  51. ncbi request reprint Summary of the 2000 Surgeon General's listening session: toward a national action plan on overweight and obesity
    Yvonne Jackson
    Administration on Aging, U S Department of Health and Human Services DHHS, Washington, DC, USA
    Obes Res 10:1299-305. 2002
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Percentage of body fat and body mass index are associated with mobility limitations in people aged 70 and older from NHANES III
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16801, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1802-9. 2002
    ..To assess the association between functional limitations and body composition indices, including percentage of body fat, muscle mass, and body mass index (BMI)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Relation of body composition, parental overweight, pubertal stage, and race-ethnicity to energy expenditure among premenarcheal girls
    Linda G Bandini
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, New England Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1040-7. 2002
    ..Previous studies assessed the influence of parental weight status, sexual maturation, race-ethnicity, and energy expenditure among children, but few examined these issues comprehensively...
  54. ncbi request reprint Treatment of child and adolescent obesity: reports from pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners, and registered dietitians
    Sarah E Barlow
    St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Pediatrics 110:229-35. 2002
    ..A secondary aim was to examine the association of certain provider characteristics with recommended evaluation practices...
  55. ncbi request reprint Medical evaluation of overweight children and adolescents: reports from pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners, and registered dietitians
    Sarah E Barlow
    St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Pediatrics 110:222-8. 2002
    ..This information can guide development of programs to help providers improve their evaluation practices. A secondary objective was to examine the association of certain provider characteristics with recommended evaluation practices...
  56. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in the accuracy of reported energy intake in girls 10-15 y of age
    Linda G Bandini
    General Clinical Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:480-4. 2003
    ..However, significant underreporting of total energy intake (EI) has been found when EI is compared with total energy expenditure (EE) measured by doubly labeled water...
  57. ncbi request reprint Energy-dense snack food intake in adolescence: longitudinal relationship to weight and fatness
    Sarah M Phillips
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Obes Res 12:461-72. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Relation of body mass index and body fatness to energy expenditure: longitudinal changes from preadolescence through adolescence
    Linda G Bandini
    Department of Health Sciences, Boston University, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1262-9. 2004
    ..Although it is widely accepted that weight gain results when energy intake exceeds energy expenditure (EE), how reduced EE contributes to the development of obesity remains unclear...
  59. pmc Behavioral risk factors in relation to visceral adipose tissue deposition in adolescent females
    Aviva Must
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:28-36. 2008
    ..To characterize visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue (SAAT) deposition in girls over the pubertal period and to assess the influence of behavioral risk factors on their deposition...
  60. ncbi request reprint Activity, inactivity, and screen time in relation to weight and fatness over adolescence in girls
    Aviva Must
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1774-81. 2007
    ..We examined the longitudinal relationship of physical activity, inactivity, and screen time with relative weight status and percentage body fat (%BF) and explored how it differed by parental overweight status...
  61. ncbi request reprint What constitutes successful weight management in adolescents?
    William H Dietz
    Ann Intern Med 145:145-6. 2006
  62. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in energy expenditure in girls from late childhood through midadolescence
    Jennifer L Spadano
    General Clinical Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1102-9. 2005
    ..Longitudinal data on energy expenditure in children and adolescents are scarce...
  63. ncbi request reprint Does menarche mark a period of elevated resting metabolic rate?
    Jennifer L Spadano
    General Clinical Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02139, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 286:E456-62. 2004
    ..Thus parental overweight may influence changes that occur in RMR during adolescence in girls...
  64. ncbi request reprint Office-based motivational interviewing to prevent childhood obesity: a feasibility study
    Robert P Schwartz
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:495-501. 2007
    ..To determine whether pediatricians and dietitians can implement an office-based obesity prevention program using motivational interviewing as the primary intervention...
  65. ncbi request reprint Management of child and adolescent obesity: summary and recommendations based on reports from pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners, and registered dietitians
    Sarah E Barlow
    St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Pediatrics 110:236-8. 2002
  66. ncbi request reprint Physical activity recommendations: where do we go from here?
    William H Dietz
    J Pediatr 146:719-20. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint Detecting obesity based on skinfold thicknesses
    Tim J Cole
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:196; author reply 196-7. 2005
  68. ncbi request reprint Sugar-sweetened beverages, milk intake, and obesity in children and adolescents
    William H Dietz
    J Pediatr 148:152-4. 2006