A E Field

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Which metric of relative weight best captures body fatness in children?
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obes Res 11:1345-52. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Association between fruit and vegetable intake and change in body mass index among a large sample of children and adolescents in the United States
    A E Field
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Adolescent Medicine, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:821-6. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Relation between dieting and weight change among preadolescents and adolescents
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 112:900-6. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of self-report to interview assessment of bulimic behaviors among preadolescent and adolescent girls and boys
    Alison E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 35:86-92. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Weight cycling and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes among adult women in the United States
    Alison E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obes Res 12:267-74. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Activity, dietary intake, and weight changes in a longitudinal study of preadolescent and adolescent boys and girls
    C S Berkey
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 105:E56. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Relation of peer and media influences to the development of purging behaviors among preadolescent and adolescent girls
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:1184-9. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Overweight, weight concerns, and bulimic behaviors among girls and boys
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:754-60. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Snack food intake does not predict weight change among children and adolescents
    A E Field
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1210-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship of a large weight loss to long-term weight change among young and middle-aged US women
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1113-21. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Which metric of relative weight best captures body fatness in children?
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obes Res 11:1345-52. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint Association between fruit and vegetable intake and change in body mass index among a large sample of children and adolescents in the United States
    A E Field
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Adolescent Medicine, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:821-6. 2003
    ..To assess whether intake of fruits and vegetables was associated with change in body mass index (BMI) among a large sample of children and adolescents in the United States...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relation between dieting and weight change among preadolescents and adolescents
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 112:900-6. 2003
    ..To assess whether dieting to control weight was associated with weight change among children and adolescents...
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of self-report to interview assessment of bulimic behaviors among preadolescent and adolescent girls and boys
    Alison E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 35:86-92. 2004
    ..To compare self-report to interview assessment of bulimic behaviors among adolescents...
  5. ncbi request reprint Weight cycling and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes among adult women in the United States
    Alison E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obes Res 12:267-74. 2004
    ..To assess the role of weight cycling independent of BMI and weight change in predicting the risk of developing type 2 diabetes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Activity, dietary intake, and weight changes in a longitudinal study of preadolescent and adolescent boys and girls
    C S Berkey
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 105:E56. 2000
    ..To examine the role of physical activity, inactivity, and dietary patterns on annual weight changes among preadolescents and adolescents, taking growth and development into account...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relation of peer and media influences to the development of purging behaviors among preadolescent and adolescent girls
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:1184-9. 1999
    ..To assess prospectively the relation of peer and media influences on the risk of development of purging behaviors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Overweight, weight concerns, and bulimic behaviors among girls and boys
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:754-60. 1999
    ..To assess the prevalence rates and correlates of overweight, concern with weight, and bulimic behaviors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Snack food intake does not predict weight change among children and adolescents
    A E Field
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1210-6. 2004
    ..To assess whether intake of snack foods was associated with weight change among children and adolescents...
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship of a large weight loss to long-term weight change among young and middle-aged US women
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1113-21. 2001
    ..To assess the prevalence of clinically significant weight loss among women and whether this is associated with smaller long-term weight gains...
  11. ncbi request reprint The disease burden associated with overweight and obesity
    A Must
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    JAMA 282:1523-9. 1999
    ..Overweight and obesity are increasing dramatically in the United States and most likely contribute substantially to the burden of chronic health conditions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk of overweight among adolescents who were breastfed as infants
    M W Gillman
    Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, 126 Brookline Ave, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 285:2461-7. 2001
    ..Physiological and behavioral mechanisms and preliminary epidemiologic data suggest that breastfeeding could lower the risk of subsequent obesity in adolescence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of weight change, weight control practices, and weight cycling among women in the Nurses' Health Study II
    A E Field
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1134-42. 2004
    ..To assess the association of weight cycling with weight change, weight control practices, and bulimic behaviors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Peer, parent, and media influences on the development of weight concerns and frequent dieting among preadolescent and adolescent girls and boys
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 107:54-60. 2001
    ..To assess prospectively the influence of peers, parents, and the media on the development of weight concerns and frequent dieting...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional measurement of nutrient intake among adolescents in 1996
    H R Rockett
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 33:27-37. 2001
    ..To address these issues and document the major contributions of fat, fiber, vitamins, and minerals to the diet, we analyzed baseline cross-sectional data from a cohort of 16,882 youth...
  16. pmc Body satisfaction, weight gain and binge eating among overweight adolescent girls
    K R Sonneville
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:944-9. 2012
    ..To examine if body satisfaction is associated with body mass index (BMI) change and whether it protects against the development of frequent binge eating among overweight and obese adolescent girls...
  17. pmc Physical activity patterns and prevention of weight gain in premenopausal women
    R A Mekary
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 2115, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:1039-47. 2009
    ..Studies of the association between physical activity (PA) and weight maintenance have been inconsistent...
  18. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of skipping breakfast and weight change in adolescents
    C S Berkey
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1258-66. 2003
    ..Several cross-sectional studies reported that heavier children eat breakfast less often. However, no longitudinal studies have addressed whether skipping breakfast leads to excessive weight gain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Validity of a food frequency questionnaire in assessing nutrient intakes of low-income pregnant women
    E K Wei
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Matern Child Health J 3:241-6. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to broaden the scope of the previous study by assessing the validity of the FFQ for 17 additional nutrients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparing physical activity questionnaires for youth: seasonal vs annual format
    S L Rifas-Shiman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:282-5. 2001
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  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of overweight on the risk of developing common chronic diseases during a 10-year period
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1581-6. 2001
    ..Overweight adults are at an increased risk of developing numerous chronic diseases...
  22. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of a food frequency questionnaire among fourth to seventh grade inner-city school children: implications of age and day-to-day variation in dietary intake
    A E Field
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
    Public Health Nutr 2:293-300. 1999
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  23. pmc Anabolic steroid abuse among teenage girls: an illusory problem?
    Gen Kanayama
    Biological Psychiatry Laboratory, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:156-62. 2007
    ..We questioned whether AAS use among teenage girls was as widespread as claimed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Maternal gestational diabetes, birth weight, and adolescent obesity
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e221-6. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The adverse effect of negative comments about weight and shape from family and siblings on women at high risk for eating disorders
    C Barr Taylor
    Department of Psychiatry, Stanford Medical Center, 401 Quarry Rd, Stanford, California 94305 5722, USA
    Pediatrics 118:731-8. 2006
    ..Our purpose with this work was to examine the relationship between negative comments about weight, shape, and eating and social adjustment, social support, self-esteem, and perceived childhood abuse and neglect...
  26. ncbi request reprint Can school income and racial/ethnic composition explain the racial/ethnic disparity in adolescent physical activity participation?
    Tracy K Richmond
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 117:2158-66. 2006
    ..Our goal was to determine if racial/ethnic disparities in adolescent boys' and girls' physical activity participation exist and persist once the school attended is considered...
  27. ncbi request reprint Frequent tanning bed use, weight concerns, and other health risk behaviors in adolescent females (United States)
    David L O'Riordan
    Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawai i, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:679-86. 2006
    ..To examine the association between tanning bed use and weight concerns, health risk behaviors, and peer influence...
  28. pmc Longitudinal relationship between television viewing and leisure-time physical activity during adolescence
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e314-9. 2007
    ..The goal was to examine the longitudinal associations of changes in television viewing and other sources of sedentary behavior with changes in leisure-time moderate/vigorous physical activity in adolescence...
  29. ncbi request reprint Race and gender differences in the association of dieting and gains in BMI among young adults
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:456-64. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship between dieting and subsequent weight change and whether the association varies by gender or race/ethnicity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and weight gain among women in the Nurses' Health Study
    Alison E Field
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave LO 649, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:967-76. 2007
    ..To assess the association of dietary fat and weight gain among adult women and to investigate whether offspring of overweight parents have a greater predisposition to weight gain due to intake of dietary fat...
  31. ncbi request reprint The validity of self-reported weight change among adolescents and young adults
    Alison E Field
    Children s Hospital Boston, LO 649, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2357-64. 2007
    ..To assess the association of weight change based on serial self-reported vs. measured weights...
  32. ncbi request reprint Can neighborhoods explain racial/ethnic differences in adolescent inactivity?
    Tracy K Richmond
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:202-10. 2007
    ..To determine if neighborhoods and their attributes contribute to racial/ethnic disparities in adolescent inactivity...
  33. doi request reprint Predicting sexual initiation in a prospective cohort study of adolescents
    Susan H Gray
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, 850 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:55-9. 2008
    ..To determine whether a new scale measuring beliefs about postponing sexual initiation (PSI) predicts sexual initiation and whether the association between PSI and sexual initiation is mediated by intention to initiate sexual intercourse...
  34. doi request reprint Patterns and determinants of physical activity in U.S. adolescents
    Jessica A Kahn
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:369-77. 2008
    ..S. adolescents and to assess the effect of multiple individual, parental, and environmental factors on initial level and rates of change in adolescent physical activity...
  35. pmc Family, peer, and media predictors of becoming eating disordered
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Room LO 649, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:574-9. 2008
    ..To identify predictors of becoming eating disordered among adolescents...
  36. pmc Breast-feeding and overweight in adolescence: within-family analysis [corrected]
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 17:112-4. 2006
    ..These associations may be confounded by sociocultural determinants of both breast-feeding and obesity. We addressed this possibility by assessing the association of breast-feeding duration with adolescent obesity within sibling sets...
  37. ncbi request reprint Weight concerns and weight control behaviors of adolescents and their mothers
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:1121-6. 2005
    ..To assess the association between weight concerns and weight control practices of adolescents and their mothers...
  38. ncbi request reprint Self-assessment of pubertal stage in overweight children
    Sandra Bonat
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1862, USA
    Pediatrics 110:743-7. 2002
    ..Little is known about whether such self-assessments are accurate in obese children. We therefore determined the reliability of Tanner stage self-assessments in both nonobese and obese children...
  39. ncbi request reprint Smoking, getting drunk, and engaging in bulimic behaviors: in which order are the behaviors adopted?
    Alison E Field
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:846-53. 2002
    ..To assess the relation between beginning to binge-eat or purge, beginning to smoke, and getting drunk for the first time...
  40. ncbi request reprint Primary care of the elite or elite-emulating adolescent male athlete
    Keith J Loud
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Adolesc Med 14:647-61, vii. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint Sugar-added beverages and adolescent weight change
    Catherine S Berkey
    Channing Laboratory, Departmetn of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obes Res 12:778-88. 2004
    ..S. adolescents. Our aim was to evaluate the relationship between BMI changes and intakes of sugar-added beverages, milk, fruit juices, and diet soda...
  42. ncbi request reprint The influence of wanting to look like media figures on adolescent physical activity
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:41-50. 2004
    ..To examine the association of adolescents' wanting to look like figures in the media with physical activity levels...
  43. ncbi request reprint Race differences in accuracy of self-reported childhood body size among white and black women
    Alison E Field
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obes Res 12:1136-44. 2004
    ..To assess the relation of self-reported current and recalled preadolescent body size to measured BMI (kilograms per meter squared) and interviewer's assessment of body size...
  44. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation, weight concerns, and eating-disordered behaviors in adolescent girls and boys
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston 02115, MA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1115-23. 2004
    ..To examine sexual orientation group differences in eating disorder symptoms in adolescent girls and boys...
  45. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and 8-year weight gain in women: a prospective study
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Science, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, United Kingdom
    Obes Res 12:1386-96. 2004
    ..To examine prospectively the relationship between alcohol and 8-year weight gain in women...
  46. ncbi request reprint The impact of a school-based obesity prevention trial on disordered weight-control behaviors in early adolescent girls
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:225-30. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of an obesity prevention intervention on use of self-induced vomiting/laxatives (purging) and diet pills to control weight in girls in early adolescence...
  47. pmc Weight status in childhood as a predictor of becoming overweight or hypertensive in early adulthood
    Alison E Field
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obes Res 13:163-9. 2005
    ..To assess the extent to which weight status in childhood or adolescence predicts becoming overweight or hypertensive by young adulthood...
  48. ncbi request reprint Correlates of stress fractures among preadolescent and adolescent girls
    Keith J Loud
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e399-406. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine correlates of stress fractures in a large, population-based, national, cohort study of preadolescent and adolescent girls...
  49. ncbi request reprint Family dinner and adolescent overweight
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, 133 Brookline Avenue, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obes Res 13:900-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine both cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between frequency of family dinner and overweight status in a large sample of 9- to 14-year-old children...
  50. ncbi request reprint Exposure to the mass media, body shape concerns, and use of supplements to improve weight and shape among male and female adolescents
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e214-20. 2005
    ..To assess the prevalence and correlates of products used to improve weight and shape among male and female adolescents...
  51. ncbi request reprint Association of consumption of fried food away from home with body mass index and diet quality in older children and adolescents
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e518-24. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation, gender, and alcohol use in a cohort study of U.S. adolescent girls and boys
    Najat J Ziyadeh
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:119-30. 2007
    ..Sexual minority youth may be at elevated risk for alcohol use relative to heterosexual youth, but the reasons underlying higher rates and whether there may be gender differences in risk are not known...
  53. doi request reprint Population-based prevention of obesity: the need for comprehensive promotion of healthful eating, physical activity, and energy balance: a scientific statement from American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, Interdisciplinary Commi
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Circulation 118:428-64. 2008
    ..The evidence-based experience for population-wide approaches to obesity prevention is highlighted...