M S Treuth

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Defining accelerometer thresholds for activity intensities in adolescent girls
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1259-66. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictors of body fat gain in nonobese girls with a familial predisposition to obesity
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:1212-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of fitness and activity in girls predisposed to obesity
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:198-204. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical activity self-report and accelerometry measures from the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Med 38:S43-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Body composition in prepubertal girls: comparison of six methods
    M S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1352-9. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Skeletal muscle energetics assessed by (31)P-NMR in prepubertal girls with a familial predisposition to obesity
    M S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1300-8. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Familial resemblance of body composition in prepubertal girls and their biological parents
    M S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:529-33. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Relations of parental obesity status to physical activity and fitness of prepubertal girls
    M S Treuth
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 106:E49. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of familial predisposition to obesity on energy expenditure in multiethnic prepubertal girls
    M S Treuth
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:893-900. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Accelerometry-measured activity or sedentary time and overweight in rural boys and girls
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Obes Res 13:1606-14. 2005

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. pmc Defining accelerometer thresholds for activity intensities in adolescent girls
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1259-66. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictors of body fat gain in nonobese girls with a familial predisposition to obesity
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:1212-8. 2003
    ..Conflicting evidence exists on the causal factors underlying the development of excess adiposity in children...
  3. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of fitness and activity in girls predisposed to obesity
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:198-204. 2004
    ..To determine whether physical activity and fitness change in girls with and without a predisposition to obesity from 8 to 10 yr of age...
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical activity self-report and accelerometry measures from the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Med 38:S43-9. 2004
    ..Valid and reliable physical activity checklists are needed to assess effectiveness of interventions. This study tested the validity and reliability of the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS) Activity Questionnaire...
  5. ncbi request reprint Body composition in prepubertal girls: comparison of six methods
    M S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1352-9. 2001
    ..To compare estimates of fat mass (FM), fat-free mass (FFM) and percentage body fat (%fat) by six different methods in prepubertal girls...
  6. ncbi request reprint Skeletal muscle energetics assessed by (31)P-NMR in prepubertal girls with a familial predisposition to obesity
    M S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1300-8. 2001
    ..To determine whether skeletal muscle energetics, measured by in vivo (31)P-nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy during plantar flexion exercise, differ between multiethnic, prepubertal girls with or without a predisposition to obesity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Familial resemblance of body composition in prepubertal girls and their biological parents
    M S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:529-33. 2001
    ..Heritability estimates for body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2)) in children generally have been derived from twin and adoption studies. However, BMI does not reflect total or regional body composition...
  8. ncbi request reprint Relations of parental obesity status to physical activity and fitness of prepubertal girls
    M S Treuth
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 106:E49. 2000
    ..To determine whether physical activity and fitness differ among normal-weight-for-height, multiethnic, prepubertal girls whose parents are lean, obese, or both...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of familial predisposition to obesity on energy expenditure in multiethnic prepubertal girls
    M S Treuth
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:893-900. 2000
    ..The prevalence of childhood obesity is increasing and the causes of this are unknown...
  10. ncbi request reprint Accelerometry-measured activity or sedentary time and overweight in rural boys and girls
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Obes Res 13:1606-14. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between overweight and physical activity or sedentary time measured by accelerometry in rural boys and girls 7 to 19 years old...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-related changes in physical activity, fitness, and strength
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:832-7. 2005
    ..The objective was to examine the pregnancy-related changes in physical activity, fitness, and strength in women of varying body mass indices (BMI)...
  12. pmc Weekend and weekday patterns of physical activity in overweight and normal-weight adolescent girls
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1782-8. 2007
    ..To describe the patterns (specifically comparing weekdays and weekends classified by intensities) of physical activity (PA) measured by accelerometry in adolescent girls...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fitness and energy expenditure after strength training in obese prepubertal girls
    M S Treuth
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 30:1130-6. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a school-based, low-volume strength training program on energy expenditure, strength, and physical fitness in obese prepubertal girls...
  14. doi request reprint How active are American adolescents and have they become less active?
    S Li
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Obes Rev 11:847-62. 2010
    ..These national data show no clear evidence of declining PA among US adolescents in recent years. Reduced PA is not likely the major explanation of the recent increase in obesity among US adolescents...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise intensity on 24-h energy expenditure and substrate oxidation
    M S Treuth
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 28:1138-43. 1996
    ..The HI exercise RQ was significantly higher than LI. These findings demonstrated higher 24-h EE in the HI than LI protocol, but similar 24-h substrate oxidation rates...
  16. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements of women of reproductive age
    Nancy F Butte
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:630-8. 2003
    ..The energy requirements of women have been based on total energy expenditure (TEE) derived from the factorial approach or as multiples of basal metabolic rate (BMR)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of strength training on intra-abdominal adipose tissue in obese prepubertal girls
    M S Treuth
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 30:1738-43. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of strength training on fat distribution and its relationship to glucose tolerance in obese prepubertal girls...
  18. ncbi request reprint Variability of abdominal adipose tissue measurements using computed tomography in prepubertal girls
    R Figueroa-Colon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 22:1019-23. 1998
    ..To determine the variability of measuring regional adipose tissue area using abdominal computed tomography (CT) in normal-weight, prepubertal girls...
  19. ncbi request reprint Metabolic adaptation to high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets in children and adolescents
    Margarita S Treuth
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:479-89. 2003
    ..Difficulty adapting to high-fat (HF) and high carbohydrate (HC) diets may predispose children to obesity and diabetes...
  20. doi request reprint Challenge! Health promotion/obesity prevention mentorship model among urban, black adolescents
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 126:280-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate a 12-session home/community-based health promotion/obesity prevention program (Challenge!) on changes in BMI status, body composition, physical activity, and diet...
  21. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements during pregnancy based on total energy expenditure and energy deposition
    Nancy F Butte
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:1078-87. 2004
    ..Energy requirements during pregnancy remain controversial because of uncertainties regarding maternal fat deposition and reductions in physical activity...
  22. doi request reprint An integrated multi-institutional diabetes prevention program improves knowledge and healthy food acquisition in northwestern Ontario First Nations
    Lara S Ho
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:561-73. 2008
    ..The multi-institutional approach demonstrated promising results in modifying selected risk factors for diabetes First Nations communities...
  23. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of activity measures in African-American girls for GEMS
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:532-9. 2003
    ..To determine the reliability and validity of physical activity monitors and self-report instruments suitable for young African-American girls...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight among Baltimore City schoolchildren and its associations with nutrition and physical activity
    Megan L Jehn
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:989-93. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of overweight and at-risk-for-overweight in schoolchildren from Baltimore City...
  25. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Fels physical activity questionnaire for children
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:488-95. 2005
    ..The aim was to evaluate the reliability and validity of the Fels physical activity questionnaire (PAQ) for children 7-19 yr of age...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of dietary macronutrient content on glucose metabolism in children
    Agneta L Sunehag
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, USDA Agricultural Research Service, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:5168-78. 2002
    ..In the adolescents, the high carbohydrate diet resulted in increased insulin sensitivity, thus facilitating insulin-mediated glucose uptake...
  27. pmc Progressive adaptive physical activity in stroke improves balance, gait, and fitness: preliminary results
    Kathleen Michael
    Division of Gerontology, Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 16:133-9. 2009
    ....
  28. pmc Associations of body size and composition with physical activity in adolescent girls
    Timothy G Lohman
    Department of Physiology and Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1175-81. 2006
    ..To examine whether components of body composition (size, fat mass, and fat-free mass) were related to physical activity...
  29. doi request reprint Patterns of objectively measured physical activity in the United States
    Jesse S Metzger
    Departments of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:630-8. 2008
    ..We used latent class analysis (LCA) to assess patterns of physical activity among adults, using the 7 d of accelerometer data from the 2003-2004 NHANES...
  30. pmc Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls
    Larry S Webber
    Department of Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:173-84. 2008
    ..Physical activity is important for weight control and good health; however, activity levels decline in the adolescent years, particularly in girls...
  31. pmc Objectively assessed associations between physical activity and body composition in middle-school girls: the Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls
    June Stevens
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1298-305. 2007
    ..More population-based research using objective physical activity and body composition measurements is needed to make evidence-based physical activity recommendations for US youth...
  32. pmc School-level intraclass correlation for physical activity in adolescent girls
    David M Murray
    Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:876-82. 2004
    ..As a result, we conducted a substudy to estimate the school-level ICC for intensity-weighted minutes of MVPA measured using an accelerometer...
  33. pmc Travel by walking before and after school and physical activity among adolescent girls
    Brit I Saksvig
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:153-8. 2007
    ..To examine how "travel by walking" before and after school contributes to total physical activity of adolescent girls...
  34. pmc Physical activities in adolescent girls: variability in energy expenditure
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:328-31. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the variability in energy expenditure for selected physical activities among adolescent girls...
  35. pmc Comparison of two approaches to structured physical activity surveys for adolescents
    Robert G McMurray
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, CB 8700, Fetzer Gym, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8700, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:2135-43. 2004
    ....