Shankuan Zhu

Summary

Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Obesity and risk for death due to motor vehicle crashes
    Shankuan Zhu
    Injury Research Center and Dept of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:734-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Race-ethnicity-specific waist circumference cutoffs for identifying cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Shankuan Zhu
    Injury Research Center and Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:409-15. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Combination of BMI and Waist Circumference for Identifying Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Whites
    Shankuan Zhu
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Obes Res 12:633-45. 2004
  4. pmc BMI and risk of serious upper body injury following motor vehicle crashes: concordance of real-world and computer-simulated observations
    Shankuan Zhu
    Injury Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS Med 7:e1000250. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The association of driver age with traffic injury severity in Wisconsin
    Robert B Hanrahan
    Injury Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226 0509, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 10:361-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and obesity-associated risk factors among whites in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: clinical action thresholds
    Shankuan Zhu
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:743-9. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Percentage body fat ranges associated with metabolic syndrome risk: results based on the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994)
    Shankuan Zhu
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:228-35. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive statewide analysis of seatbelt non-use with injury and hospital admissions: new data, old problem
    Shane Allen
    Injury Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:427-34. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity and quality of life: mediating effects of pain and comorbidities
    Moonseong Heo
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians, New York, New York, USA
    Obes Res 11:209-16. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle behaviors associated with lower risk of having the metabolic syndrome
    Shankuan Zhu
    Injury Research Center, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Metabolism 53:1503-11. 2004

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Obesity and risk for death due to motor vehicle crashes
    Shankuan Zhu
    Injury Research Center and Dept of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:734-9. 2006
    ..We examined the role of body mass index (BMI) and other factors in driver deaths within 30 days after motor vehicle crashes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Race-ethnicity-specific waist circumference cutoffs for identifying cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Shankuan Zhu
    Injury Research Center and Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:409-15. 2005
    ..However, WC cutoffs for other race-ethnicity groups remain unknown...
  3. ncbi request reprint Combination of BMI and Waist Circumference for Identifying Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Whites
    Shankuan Zhu
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Obes Res 12:633-45. 2004
    ..The present study sought to identify the combination of BMI and WC that has the strongest association with CVD risk factors in whites...
  4. pmc BMI and risk of serious upper body injury following motor vehicle crashes: concordance of real-world and computer-simulated observations
    Shankuan Zhu
    Injury Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS Med 7:e1000250. 2010
    ..This study examined MVC-related regional body injury and its association with the presence of driver obesity using both real-world data and computer crash simulation...
  5. doi request reprint The association of driver age with traffic injury severity in Wisconsin
    Robert B Hanrahan
    Injury Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226 0509, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 10:361-7. 2009
    ..To quantify the association of driver's age with the risk of being injured, dying, and experiencing injuries of different severity when involved in a motor vehicle crash...
  6. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and obesity-associated risk factors among whites in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: clinical action thresholds
    Shankuan Zhu
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:743-9. 2002
    ..Waist circumference (WC) is strongly linked to obesity-associated risks. However, currently proposed WC risk thresholds are not based on associations with obesity-related risk factors but rather with body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2))...
  7. ncbi request reprint Percentage body fat ranges associated with metabolic syndrome risk: results based on the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994)
    Shankuan Zhu
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:228-35. 2003
    ..Increasing attention has focused on the association between body fatness and related metabolic risk factors. The quantitative link between percentage body fat (%BF) and the risk of metabolic syndrome is unknown...
  8. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive statewide analysis of seatbelt non-use with injury and hospital admissions: new data, old problem
    Shane Allen
    Injury Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:427-34. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity and quality of life: mediating effects of pain and comorbidities
    Moonseong Heo
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians, New York, New York, USA
    Obes Res 11:209-16. 2003
    ..To estimate the association between body mass index (BMI) and health-related quality of life (HRQL) and examine whether joint pain and obesity-related comorbidities mediate the BMI-HRQL association...
  10. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle behaviors associated with lower risk of having the metabolic syndrome
    Shankuan Zhu
    Injury Research Center, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Metabolism 53:1503-11. 2004
    ..These observations have potentially important value for public health recommendations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Associations of body mass index and anthropometric indicators of fat mass and fat free mass with all-cause mortality among women in the first and second National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys follow-up studies
    Shankuan Zhu
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:286-93. 2003
    ..This study tests whether fat mass (FM) and fat free mass (FFM) have opposite associations with mortality in a nationally representative sample of females...
  12. pmc Volume estimates by imaging methods: model comparisons with visible woman as the reference
    Wei Shen
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Obes Res 11:217-25. 2003
    ..To compare the accuracy of four volume estimation models to actual tissue and organ volumes measured in the visible woman...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of death or disability in unhelmeted Wisconsin motorcyclists
    Carley Sauter
    Injury Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    WMJ 104:39-44. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationships among motorcycle rider helmet, alcohol use and the full spectrum of health outcomes following crashes...
  14. pmc Estimation of percentage body fat by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry: evaluation by in vivo human elemental composition
    ZiMian Wang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Phys Med Biol 55:2619-35. 2010
    ..4 +/- 12.0% versus 24.9 +/- 11.1%, r = 0.983, P < 0.001). DXA R(ST) is evaluated by in vivo elemental composition, and the present study supports the underlying physical concept and accuracy of the DXA method for estimating %fat...
  15. ncbi request reprint Moderate alcohol intake and motor vehicle crashes: the conflict between health advantage and at-risk use
    Kenneth Heng
    Injury Research Centre and Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, 53226, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:451-4. 2006
    ..To review the evidence on moderate alcohol intake and motor vehicle crash (MVC) risk, and discuss the possible public health tension in balancing risk reduction and increment with respect to moderate alcohol intake...
  16. ncbi request reprint Whole-body skeletal muscle mass: development and validation of total-body potassium prediction models
    ZiMian Wang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:76-82. 2003
    ..There are now > 30 whole-body counters worldwide that have large cross-sectional and longitudinal TBK databases...
  17. ncbi request reprint Race, menopause, health-related quality of life, and psychological well-being in obese women
    BLANDINE LAFERRERE
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York 10025, USA
    Obes Res 10:1270-5. 2002
    ..To investigate the health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) in African-American (AA) and white (W) obese women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Urban community characteristics and adolescent assault victims
    Marlene D Melzer-Lange
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 53226, USA
    WMJ 106:394-6. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between neighborhood factors and adolescent victimization for low- and high-risk areas of Milwaukee, Wis...
  19. pmc Estimation of total body skeletal muscle mass in Chinese adults: prediction model by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
    Xinyu Zhao
    Obesity and Body Composition Research Center, Chronic Disease Research Institute, School of Public Health, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e53561. 2013
    ..There are few reports on total body skeletal muscle mass (SM) in Chinese. The objective of this study is to establish a prediction model of SM for Chinese adults...
  20. pmc The metabolic syndrome: prevalence and associated risk factor findings in the US population from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    Yong Woo Park
    Department of Family Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Arch Intern Med 163:427-36. 2003
    ..The extent to which the metabolic syndrome is associated with demographic and potentially modifiable lifestyle factors in the US population is unknown...
  21. ncbi request reprint Gender and age differences in lifestyle factors related to hypertension in middle-aged civil service employees
    Yoko Hori
    Department of Public Health Health Information Dynamics, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 13:38-47. 2003
    ..7 (1.5-4.9), whereas women aged 40-49 years and men of all age classes failed to show significant relationships. Salt intake was suggested to be a key factor for hypertension particularly for women after menopause...
  22. pmc Bias in estimates of quantitative-trait-locus effect in genome scans: demonstration of the phenomenon and a method-of-moments procedure for reducing bias
    David B Allison
    Department of Biostatistics and Center for Research on Clinical Nutrition, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 70:575-85. 2002
    ..Finally, limitations of the MOM approach are noted, and we discuss some alternative procedures that may also reduce bias...

Research Grants3

  1. Obesity-Related Variables and Motor Vehicle Injury
    Shankuan Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  2. Obesity-Related Variables and Motor Vehicle Injury
    Shankuan Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2007
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