ARYEH STEIN

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exposure to a nutrition supplementation intervention in early childhood and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in adulthood: evidence from Guatemala
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1160-70. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood growth and chronic disease: evidence from countries undergoing the nutrition transition
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 1:177-84. 2005
  3. pmc The 2D:4D digit ratio is not a useful marker for prenatal famine exposure: Evidence from the Dutch hunger winter families study
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:801-6. 2010
  4. pmc Height for age increased while body mass index for age remained stable between 1968 and 2007 among Guatemalan children
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 139:365-9. 2009
  5. pmc Growth patterns in early childhood and final attained stature: data from five birth cohorts from low- and middle-income countries
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, 748, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:353-9. 2010
  6. pmc Nutritional supplementation in early childhood, schooling, and intellectual functioning in adulthood: a prospective study in Guatemala
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:612-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Growth and diet quality are associated with the attainment of walking in rural Guatemalan infants
    Elena V Kuklina
    Program in Nutrition and Health Sciences, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 134:3296-300. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Effect of growth on cardiometabolic status at 4 y of age
    Camila Corvalan
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:547-55. 2009
  9. pmc Detection of cardio-metabolic risk by BMI and waist circumference among a population of Guatemalan adults
    Cria O Gregory
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health Nutr 11:1037-45. 2008
  10. pmc Five-year changes in adiposity and cardio-metabolic risk factors among Guatemalan young adults
    Cria O Gregory
    Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:228-35. 2009

Research Grants

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Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint Exposure to a nutrition supplementation intervention in early childhood and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in adulthood: evidence from Guatemala
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1160-70. 2006
    ..Interventions designed to address nutrient deficiencies and ameliorate stunting that are targeted at pregnant women and young children are unlikely to increase cardiovascular disease risk later in life and may instead lower the risk...
  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood growth and chronic disease: evidence from countries undergoing the nutrition transition
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 1:177-84. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc The 2D:4D digit ratio is not a useful marker for prenatal famine exposure: Evidence from the Dutch hunger winter families study
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:801-6. 2010
    ..We examined whether exposure to acute famine during specific periods of gestation was associated with 2D, 4D or the 2D:4D ratio...
  4. pmc Height for age increased while body mass index for age remained stable between 1968 and 2007 among Guatemalan children
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 139:365-9. 2009
    ..05); for BMI <-1.00, the respective prevalences were 7.9% and 5.2% (P > 0.05). There have been long-term improvements in child growth, as measured by HAZ, without concurrent increases in BMI over successive generations of children...
  5. pmc Growth patterns in early childhood and final attained stature: data from five birth cohorts from low- and middle-income countries
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, 748, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:353-9. 2010
    ..Growth failure prior to age 12 mo was most strongly associated with adult stature. These consistencies speak to the importance of interventions to address intrauterine growth failure and growth failure in the first 12 mo of life...
  6. pmc Nutritional supplementation in early childhood, schooling, and intellectual functioning in adulthood: a prospective study in Guatemala
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:612-8. 2008
    ..To estimate the association of improved nutrition in early life with adult intellectual functioning, controlling for years of schooling...
  7. ncbi request reprint Growth and diet quality are associated with the attainment of walking in rural Guatemalan infants
    Elena V Kuklina
    Program in Nutrition and Health Sciences, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 134:3296-300. 2004
    ..02). Morbidity during infancy was not associated with age of walking. These findings indicate the importance of prevention of postnatal growth retardation and improvement of diet quality for children's gross motor development...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of growth on cardiometabolic status at 4 y of age
    Camila Corvalan
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:547-55. 2009
    ..Growth is associated with CVD risk in adulthood; however, its contribution to CVD risks in children facing the obesity epidemic is unclear...
  9. pmc Detection of cardio-metabolic risk by BMI and waist circumference among a population of Guatemalan adults
    Cria O Gregory
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health Nutr 11:1037-45. 2008
    ..BMI and waist circumference (WC) are used to screen for cardio-metabolic risk; however it is unclear how well these indices perform in populations subject to childhood stunting...
  10. pmc Five-year changes in adiposity and cardio-metabolic risk factors among Guatemalan young adults
    Cria O Gregory
    Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:228-35. 2009
    ..Rapidly transitioning societies are experiencing dramatic increases in obesity and cardio-metabolic risk; however, few prospective studies from developing countries have quantified these increases or described their joint relationships...
  11. pmc Occupation is more important than rural or urban residence in explaining the prevalence of metabolic and cardiovascular disease risk in Guatemalan adults
    Cria O Gregory
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 137:1314-9. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of early childhood supplementation on the educational achievement of women
    Haojie Li
    Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1156-62. 2003
    ..We assessed the effects of improved nutrition in early life on the EA of women in 4 rural Guatemalan villages...
  13. ncbi request reprint Early childhood growth and development in rural Guatemala
    Elena V Kuklina
    Program in Nutrition and Health Sciences, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Early Hum Dev 82:425-33. 2006
    ..Small size at birth and in early childhood has been associated with impaired neurodevelopment in studies from developing countries, but few have examined associations with growth...
  14. ncbi request reprint Maternal and childhood nutrition and later blood pressure levels in young Guatemalan adults
    Aimee L Webb
    Graduate Program in Nutrition and Health Sciences, Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:898-904. 2005
    ..Low birth weight and subsequent rapid child growth are associated with later blood pressure levels. The role of maternal and child nutrition in this association remains unclear...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relative importance of birth size and postnatal growth for women's educational achievement
    Haojie Li
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Early Hum Dev 76:1-16. 2004
    ..Child undernutrition, commonly measured by growth failure, is associated with functional disadvantages later in life...
  16. ncbi request reprint Maternal and child nutritional supplementation are inversely associated with fasting plasma glucose concentration in young Guatemalan adults
    Andrea J Conlisk
    Graduate Program in Nutrition and Health Sciences, Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 134:890-7. 2004
    ..Among women, the benefit of postnatal supplementation was restricted to those born thin (test for interaction P = 0.10). Improving the nutritional status of undernourished women and children may have positive long-term consequences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Delayed onset of lactation and risk of ending full breast-feeding early in rural Guatemala
    Daniel J Hruschka
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 133:2592-9. 2003
    ..We conclude that some mothers who experience delayed OL are less likely to continue full breast-feeding in the first 6 mo and that further research should examine the contextual factors that modify this relationship...
  18. pmc Diet scores and cardio-metabolic risk factors among Guatemalan young adults
    Cria O Gregory
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, 1462 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Br J Nutr 101:1805-11. 2009
    ..02, 0.21) and glucose (mg/l; beta = 0.13: 95 % CI 0.03, 0.22). We conclude that indices of diet quality are not consistently associated with chronic disease risk factor prevalence in this population of Guatemalan young adults...
  19. pmc Associations of gestational exposure to famine with energy balance and macronutrient density of the diet at age 58 years differ according to the reference population used
    Aryeh D Stein
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 139:1555-61. 2009
    ..Associations were weak, differed by choice of control, and may reflect sampling variability or methodological differences. Persistent small energy imbalances could explain the increased weight of famine-exposed individuals...
  20. pmc Randomized trial of the effect of zinc supplementation on the mental health of school-age children in Guatemala
    Ann M DiGirolamo
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1241-50. 2010
    ..Rates of mental illness in children are increasing throughout the world. Observational studies of depression, anxiety, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder suggest that zinc is an alternative treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Physical activity level, dietary habits, and alcohol and tobacco use among young Guatemalan adults
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S78-87. 2005
    ..One-third of men reported consuming alcohol and 42% were current smokers. Very few women reported alcohol or tobacco use...
  22. ncbi request reprint Fertility behavior and reproductive outcomes among young Guatemalan adults
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S68-77. 2005
    ..Differences in reproductive behaviors by parental SES and current residence suggest the role of social transitions in determining family formation in Guatemala...
  23. ncbi request reprint Schooling, educational achievement, and cognitive functioning among young Guatemalan adults
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, N E, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S46-54. 2005
    ..Migrants to Guatemala City have completed more years of school and scored higher on the tests of educational achievement and cognitive functioning than have cohort members who have remained in the study villages...
  24. pmc Relation of ratio indices of anthropometric measures to obesity in a stunted population
    Suzanne E Judd
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 20:446-50. 2008
    ..Although exponentiation of the denominator eliminates the association of index with its denominator, the resulting exponents lack generalizability across populations, especially those where stunting remains prevalent...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk factors are related to adult adiposity but not birth weight in young guatemalan adults
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 132:2208-14. 2002
    ..Overweight in adults is a strong determinant of variance in CVD risk factor prevalence...
  26. pmc Disability and self-rated health among older women and men in rural Guatemala: the role of obesity and chronic conditions
    Kathryn M Yount
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:1418-27. 2010
    ..Such interventions also may reduce gender gaps in later-life disability and self-rated health...
  27. ncbi request reprint Iron stores and cardiovascular disease risk factors in women of reproductive age in the United States
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1256-60. 2002
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  28. ncbi request reprint Associations between prenatal and postnatal growth and adult body size and composition
    Haojie Li
    Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1498-505. 2003
    ..Growth failure in early childhood may have important long-term consequences through its influence on ABSC...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of protein-energy supplementation early in life and of growth in the subsequent generation in Guatemala
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of International Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:162-7. 2003
    ..Nutritional supplementation in early life reduces stunting in chronically undernourished populations. It is unknown whether these improvements can be transmitted to subsequent generations...
  30. pmc Individual capital and cognitive ageing in Guatemala
    Kathryn M Yount
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Popul Stud (Camb) 63:295-306. 2009
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  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of linear growth patterns in the first three years of life across two generations in Guatemala
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e270-5. 2004
    ..It is not known whether these improvements have an impact on the growth of subsequent generations. Our objective was to estimate the intergenerational effect on offspring length of improved nutrition in the mother's early childhood...
  32. pmc Maternal undernutrition and the sex ratio at birth in Ethiopia: evidence from a national sample
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S37-9. 2004
    ..Our data provide at best limited support for the suggestion that maternal nutritional status is associated with the sex ratio at birth in humans...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of docosahexaenoic acid supplementation during pregnancy on gestational age and size at birth: randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in Mexico
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 31:S108-16. 2010
    ..The need for omega-3 fatty acids, especially docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), during pregnancy has received much attention, but evidence of effects on birth outcomes is limited...
  34. doi request reprint The nutrition intervention improved adult human capital and economic productivity
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 140:411-4. 2010
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Early determinants of non-exclusive breastfeeding among Guatemalan infants
    Daniel W Sellen
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:299-301. 2004
  36. pmc Weight gain in the first two years of life is an important predictor of schooling outcomes in pooled analyses from five birth cohorts from low- and middle-income countries
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 140:348-54. 2010
    ..Catch-up growth in smaller babies benefited schooling. Nutrition interventions aimed at women and children under 2 y are among the key strategies for achieving the millennium development goal of universal primary education by 2015...
  37. ncbi request reprint Rationale for a follow-up study focusing on economic productivity
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Department of Global Health, The Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S5-14. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric measures in middle age after exposure to famine during gestation: evidence from the Dutch famine
    Aryeh D Stein
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:869-76. 2007
    ..Few studies in humans have related maternal undernutrition to the size of the adult offspring...
  39. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and risk for oral contraceptive failure: a case-cohort study in South Carolina
    Larissa R Brunner Huber
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:637-43. 2006
    ..We conducted a case-cohort study in South Carolina to examine the association between body mass index (BMI) and OC failure by using population-based data sources...
  40. pmc A fingerprint marker from early gestation associated with diabetes in middle age: the Dutch Hunger Winter Families Study
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 38:101-9. 2009
    ..The mean dermatoglyphic ridge count difference between fingertips 1 and 5 ('Md15') varies with the early prenatal environment. We hypothesized that Md15 would be associated with adult-onset diabetes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Validation of a brief diet survey instrument among medical students
    Elsa H Spencer
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University Medical School, 69 Butler Street, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:802-6. 2005
    ..50. This brief FFQ provides acceptably reproducible and valid estimates of fruit and vegetable servings per day among most groups of medical students, but overestimates fat as a percentage of energy intake...
  42. pmc Acute undernutrition is not associated with excess of females at birth in humans: the Dutch hunger winter
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road, NE Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S138-41. 2004
    ..31, 95% CI 1.09-1.58; p = 0.004) of male offspring. Our data do not provide any support for acute and severe maternal undernutrition as a trigger for an increase in female conceptions or in male foetal deaths in human populations...
  43. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine famine exposure and body proportions at birth: the Dutch Hunger Winter
    Aryeh D Stein
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:831-6. 2004
    ..Expected short-term effects include changes in body size and proportions at birth. The specific responses of fetal growth to acute undernutrition at varying points in pregnancy are still unclear...
  44. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive use and discontinuation: findings from the contraceptive history, initiation, and choice study
    Larissa R Brunner Huber
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Dunwoody, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1290-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to provide insight on the continuing high rate of unintended pregnancy among adult women...
  45. ncbi request reprint A simple index to measure hygiene behaviours
    Amy L Webb
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1469-77. 2006
    ..We evaluated the within-household repeatability of hygiene indices created from spot checks and their ability to predict incidence of diarrhoea in young Guatemalan children...
  46. ncbi request reprint Exposure to famine during gestation, size at birth, and blood pressure at age 59 y: evidence from the Dutch Famine
    Aryeh D Stein
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:759-65. 2006
    ..08) blood pressure and with hypertension prevalence (odds ratio 1.44; 95% CI 1.04, 2.00; p < 0.05) in age- and sex-adjusted models. Exposure to famine during gestation may predispose to the development of hypertension in middle age...
  47. ncbi request reprint Measuring energy expenditure in habitually active and sedentary pregnant women
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1441-6. 2003
    ..To describe patterns of energy expenditure (EE) during pregnancy and to assess the convergent validity of three methods of estimating EE...
  48. doi request reprint Maternal exposure to the Dutch famine before conception and during pregnancy: quality of life and depressive symptoms in adult offspring
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiology 20:909-15. 2009
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  49. ncbi request reprint A fingerprint characteristic associated with the early prenatal environment
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 20:59-65. 2008
    ..Fingerprint RC differences observed in postnatal life may be useful in the study of metabolic or anatomic programming related to the early prenatal environment...
  50. ncbi request reprint Rural-to-urban migration and cardiovascular disease risk factors in young Guatemalan adults
    Benjamin Torun
    Instituto de Nutricion de Centro America Y Panama, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Int J Epidemiol 31:218-26. 2002
    ..Migration to cities may increase cardiovascular disease risk factors in developing countries. We examined rural and urban individuals who were born in the same villages and shared similar childhood experiences...
  51. ncbi request reprint Validation of a semi-quantitative food-frequency questionnaire for use among adults in Guatemala
    Monica M Rodríguez
    Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama INCAP, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Public Health Nutr 5:691-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the validity of a 52-item semi-quantitative food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) by comparing it with multiple 24-hour dietary recalls...
  52. ncbi request reprint Physical fitness, body composition, blood pressure, and blood metabolic profile among young Guatemalan adults
    Manuel Ramirez-Zea
    Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama INCAP, P O Box 1188, Calzada Roosevelt, Zona 11, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S88-97. 2005
    ..Such a pattern was not evident in women, except that blood pressure was higher in urban women than in women who lived in their original villages...
  53. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric predictors of body fat as measured by hydrostatic weighing in Guatemalan adults
    Manuel Ramirez-Zea
    Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, PO Box 1188, Calzada Roosevelt, Zona 11, Guatemala City, Guatemala 01011
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:795-802. 2006
    ..Most predictive equations currently used to assess percentage body fat (%BF) were derived from persons in industrialized Western societies...
  54. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and fetal growth during pregnancy
    Cooker C D Perkins
    Department of Sports Medicine, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA 90263 4321, USA corrected
    Obstet Gynecol 109:81-7. 2007
    ..To assess the separate and combined relationships of aerobic physical activity during pregnancy, maternal weight gain during pregnancy, and height to the fetal growth ratio...
  55. pmc The human capital study 2002-04: tracking, data collection, coverage, and attrition
    Ruben Grajeda
    Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, INCAP, P O Box 1188, Guatemala, Carretera Roosevelt, Zona 11 Guatemala, Central America
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S15-24. 2005
    ..We conclude that data collection was successful and data quality is high, facilitating the successful undertaking of our planned investigation of important study hypotheses...
  56. ncbi request reprint Effect of pregnancy on heart rate/oxygen consumption calibration curves
    James M Pivarnik
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:750-5. 2002
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine heart rate (HR)/oxygen consumption (VO2) calibration curves for exercising and sedentary women during pregnancy and the postpartum periods...

Research Grants3

  1. Education and Health Across the Life course in Guatemala
    ARYEH STEIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Members of the research team have a successful history of collaboration, in some cases over decades, in conducting and analyzing field studies and other research. ..