Peter T Katzmarzyk

Summary

Affiliation: Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Abdominal obesity and mortality: The Pennington Center Longitudinal Study
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Nutr Diabetes 2:e42. 2012
  2. pmc BMI percentiles for the identification of abdominal obesity and metabolic risk in children and adolescents: evidence in support of the CDC 95th percentile
    D M Harrington
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:218-22. 2013
  3. pmc The International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE): design and methods
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:900. 2013
  4. pmc The importance of waist circumference and BMI for mortality risk in diabetic adults
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Corresponding author Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Diabetes Care 36:3128-30. 2013
  5. pmc Anthropometric markers of obesity and mortality in white and African American adults: the pennington center longitudinal study
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1070-5. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of exercise is medicine
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 10:217-23. 2011
  7. pmc Clinical utility of visceral adipose tissue for the identification of cardiometabolic risk in white and African American adults
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:480-6. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Adiposity in children and adolescents: correlates and clinical consequences of fat stored in specific body depots
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Pediatr Obes 7:e42-61. 2012
  9. pmc New race and ethnicity standards: elucidating health disparities in diabetes
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Population Science, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    BMC Med 10:42. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and all-cause mortality
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Can J Public Health 103:147-51. 2012

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  1. pmc Abdominal obesity and mortality: The Pennington Center Longitudinal Study
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Nutr Diabetes 2:e42. 2012
    ..47). Abdominal SAT was not associated with mortality, either alone or in combination with VAT and other covariates. The results support the assertion that abdominal VAT is an important therapeutic target for obesity reduction efforts...
  2. pmc BMI percentiles for the identification of abdominal obesity and metabolic risk in children and adolescents: evidence in support of the CDC 95th percentile
    D M Harrington
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:218-22. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc The International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE): design and methods
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:900. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc The importance of waist circumference and BMI for mortality risk in diabetic adults
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Corresponding author Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Diabetes Care 36:3128-30. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine the associations of waist circumference (WC) and BMI with all-cause mortality among patients with diabetes...
  5. pmc Anthropometric markers of obesity and mortality in white and African American adults: the pennington center longitudinal study
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1070-5. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association between anthropometric measures of obesity and all-cause mortality in white and African American men and women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of exercise is medicine
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 10:217-23. 2011
    ..Future studies of physical activity intervention are encouraged to contribute important cost-effectiveness analysis information to the emerging evidence in this area...
  7. pmc Clinical utility of visceral adipose tissue for the identification of cardiometabolic risk in white and African American adults
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:480-6. 2013
    ..Visceral adipose tissue (VAT) has been identified as a harmful fat depot, and sex and race differences in VAT have been reported in white and African Americans...
  8. doi request reprint Adiposity in children and adolescents: correlates and clinical consequences of fat stored in specific body depots
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Pediatr Obes 7:e42-61. 2012
    ..The long-term goal of the symposium is to aid in the early identification of children and adolescents who are at increased health risk because of obesity and obesity-related conditions...
  9. pmc New race and ethnicity standards: elucidating health disparities in diabetes
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Population Science, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    BMC Med 10:42. 2012
    ..Further research is required to determine the extent to which the observed differences in diabetes prevalence are attributable to differences in lifestyle versus other characteristics across race and ethnic groups...
  10. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and all-cause mortality
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Can J Public Health 103:147-51. 2012
    ..To determine the dose-response relationship between body mass index (BMI) and cause-specific mortality among Canadian adults...
  11. pmc Relationship between abdominal fat and bone mineral density in white and African American adults
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Bone 50:576-9. 2012
    ..In conclusion, BMD was inversely related to abdominal VAT and SAT in white and African American adults after adjustment for LBM...
  12. doi request reprint Physical activity for obese individuals: a systematic review of effects on chronic disease risk factors
    P T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Obes Rev 13:95-105. 2012
    ..The degree to which physical activity is effective at lowering risk factor levels among high-risk obese individuals is not known...
  13. pmc Accelerometer profiles of physical activity and inactivity in normal weight, overweight, and obese U.S. men and women
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, 70808, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:60. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  14. pmc A short-term physical activity randomized trial in the Lower Mississippi Delta
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Population Science, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e26667. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if a short-term pedometer-based intervention results in immediate increases in time spent in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) compared to a minimal educational intervention...
  15. doi request reprint [Limitations of data on physical activity in Canada: implications for monitoring trends]
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Ecole de kinésiologie et d études en santé, Université Queen s, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:S206-16. 2007
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Racial differences in abdominal depot-specific adiposity in white and African American adults
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:7-15. 2010
    ..There is increasing interest in understanding racial differences in adiposity in specific body depots as a way to explain differential health risks associated with obesity...
  17. doi request reprint Sitting time and mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:998-1005. 2009
    ..We prospectively examined sitting time and mortality in a representative sample of 17,013 Canadians 18-90 yr of age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Limitations of Canada's physical activity data: implications for monitoring trends
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S185-94. 2007
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Obesity and physical activity among Aboriginal Canadians
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:184-90. 2008
    ..To investigate ethnic differences in obesity and physical activity among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians...
  20. doi request reprint International conference on physical activity and obesity in children: summary statement and recommendations
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:3-21. 2008
    ..Promising physical activity interventions among children were presented, and important research, policy and practice recommendations to address the issue of physical inactivity and obesity were provided...
  21. doi request reprint Expert panel report from the International Conference on Physical Activity and Obesity in Children, 24-27 June 2007, Toronto, Ontario: summary statement and recommendations
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisianna State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:371-88. 2008
    ..Promising physical activity interventions among children were presented, and important research, policy, and practice recommendations to address the issue of physical inactivity and obesity were provided...
  22. pmc Ethnic-specific BMI and waist circumference thresholds
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1272-8. 2011
    ..There are no apparent ethnic differences in men; however, in AA women the optimal BMI and WC values are ~3 kg/m2 and 5 cm higher than in white women...
  23. doi request reprint Prevalence of risk factors for metabolic syndrome in adolescents: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2001-2006
    William D Johnson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:371-7. 2009
    ..To investigate the prevalence of distinct combinations of components of the metabolic syndrome among adolescents...
  24. ncbi request reprint Fitness alters the associations of BMI and waist circumference with total and abdominal fat
    Ian Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Res 12:525-37. 2004
    ....
  25. pmc Profiles of sedentary behavior in children and adolescents: the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001-2006
    Susan B Sisson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:353-9. 2009
    ..To describe the prevalence of time spent in sedentary behaviors (e.g., TV/video and computer use) among youth in the US...
  26. ncbi request reprint Utility of childhood BMI in the prediction of adulthood disease: comparison of national and international references
    Ian Janssen
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Obes Res 13:1106-15. 2005
    ....
  27. pmc The relationship of waist circumference and BMI to visceral, subcutaneous, and total body fat: sex and race differences
    Sarah M Camhi
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:402-8. 2011
    ..Sex differences, and in some instances race differences, in the relationships between anthropometry and fat-specific depots demonstrate that these characteristics need to be considered when predicting adiposity from WC or BMI...
  28. pmc Consistency of fat mass--fat-free mass relationship across ethnicity and sex groups
    Stephanie T Broyles
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Br J Nutr 105:1272-6. 2011
    ..In conclusion, results from our large, biethnic sample of men and women found a FM-FFM relationship very close to that originally described by Forbes, absent of significant variability by ethnicity or sex...
  29. ncbi request reprint Combined influence of body mass index and waist circumference on coronary artery disease risk factors among children and adolescents
    Ian Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Pediatrics 115:1623-30. 2005
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Are Canadians meeting the guidelines for moderate and vigorous leisure-time physical activity?
    Shirley N Bryan
    Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 34:707-15. 2009
    ..These findings should be considered when designing and implementing public health interventions that promote participation in daily physical activity...
  31. pmc Anthropometric correlates of total body fat, abdominal adiposity, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in a biracial sample of men and women
    Tiago V Barreira
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 87:452-60. 2012
    ..To investigate associations between anthropometric measurements and total body fat, abdominal adipose tissue, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in a large biracial sample...
  32. ncbi request reprint Accelerometer-determined steps/day and metabolic syndrome
    Susan B Sisson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:575-82. 2010
    ..There is a lack of knowledge about the relationship between objectively measured physical activity and the odds of having metabolic syndrome (MetS) and cardiovascular (CVD) risk factors...
  33. pmc Leisure time sedentary behavior, occupational/domestic physical activity, and metabolic syndrome in U.S. men and women
    Susan B Sisson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:529-36. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular health metrics and accelerometer-measured physical activity levels: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2003-2006
    Tiago V Barreira
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    Mayo Clin Proc 89:81-6. 2014
    ..To determine whether relationships exist between accelerometer-measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and other cardiovascular (CV) health metrics in a large sample...
  35. ncbi request reprint Race and sex similarities in exercise-induced changes in blood lipids and fatness
    Chris I Ardern
    School of Physical and Health Education, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1610-5. 2004
    ..This study explores sex and race differences in the association between changes in fat mass (FM), abdominal visceral fat (AVF), and abdominal subcutaneous fat (ASF) on blood lipid changes consequent to aerobic exercise training...
  36. ncbi request reprint Physical activity level, waist circumference, and mortality
    Amanda E Staiano
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:1008-13. 2012
    ..20, 1.05-1.37) and within the low WC category (1.51, 1.19-1.92). Detrimental effects of physical inactivity and high WC demonstrate the need for physical activity promotion...
  37. doi request reprint Characteristics of step-defined physical activity categories in U.S. adults
    Susan B Sisson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Health Promot 26:152-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this project was to describe step-defined categories (as measured by accelerometer) of U.S. adults and to determine predictors of sedentary classification (<5000 steps/d)...
  38. doi request reprint Tracking of obesity and physical activity from childhood to adulthood: the Physical Activity Longitudinal Study
    Katya M Herman
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:281-8. 2009
    ..Tracking studies have often had limited follow-up lengths. The aim was to investigate BMI and PA tracking over 22 years from youth to adulthood...
  39. doi request reprint Occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity in relation to heart failure among finnish men and women
    Yujie Wang
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1140-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of different levels of occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity and heart failure (HF) risk...
  40. pmc Ethnic differences in subcutaneous adiposity and waist girth in children and adolescents
    Susan B Sisson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2075-81. 2009
    ..Differences in adiposity between ethnic groups should be considered in disease risk assessment and stratification as they are observed even for a given BMI level...
  41. pmc Trunk versus extremity adiposity and cardiometabolic risk factors in white and African American adults
    Gang Hu
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1415-8. 2011
    ..To determine contributions of trunk and extremity adiposity to cardiometabolic risk factors (blood pressure, fasting blood glucose, HDL cholesterol, and triglycerides) among white and African American adults...
  42. ncbi request reprint Discrimination of health risk by combined body mass index and waist circumference
    Christopher I Ardern
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Res 11:135-42. 2003
    ..NIH Clinical Guidelines (1998) recommend the measurement of waist circumference (WC, centimeters) within body mass index (BMI, kilograms per square meter) categories as a screening tool for increased health risk...
  43. pmc The effect of different doses of aerobic exercise training on exercise blood pressure in overweight and obese postmenopausal women
    Damon L Swift
    Departments of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Menopause 19:503-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine the effect of different doses of aerobic exercise training on exercise blood pressure in obese postmenopausal women...
  44. pmc Predicting adult body mass index-specific metabolic risk from childhood
    Sarah M Camhi
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 8:165-72. 2010
    ..Metabolic risk varies within adult body mass index (BMI) categories; however, the development of BMI-specific metabolic risk from childhood is unknown...
  45. doi request reprint Lifestyle factors in relation to heart failure among Finnish men and women
    Yujie Wang
    Population Science, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 4:607-12. 2011
    ..The role of lifestyle factors in explaining the risk of heart failure (HF) is not properly established...
  46. pmc Trends over 5 decades in U.S. occupation-related physical activity and their associations with obesity
    Timothy S Church
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19657. 2011
    ..The objective of this analysis was to examine trends in occupational physical activity during the past 5 decades and explore how these trends relate to concurrent changes in body weight in the U.S...
  47. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and not body mass index explains obesity-related health risk
    Ian Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:379-84. 2004
    ..The addition of waist circumference (WC) to body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2)) predicts a greater variance in health risk than does BMI alone; however, whether the reverse is true is not known...
  48. pmc Ethnic differences in self-reported and measured obesity
    William D Johnson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:571-7. 2009
    ..However, comparisons depend on the true prevalence within ethnicity-gender groups. After controlling for obesity prevalence, disparity in underestimation was greater in EA than in AA men (P < 0.003) but not women...
  49. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide linkage scan for the metabolic syndrome in the HERITAGE Family Study
    Ruth J F Loos
    Human Genomics Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:5935-43. 2003
    ..Some of these chromosomal regions harbor promising potential candidate genes...
  50. pmc Metabolic syndrome and diabetes, alone and in combination, as predictors of cardiovascular disease mortality among men
    Timothy S Church
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1289-94. 2009
    ..To examine cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality risk in men with diabetes only, metabolic syndrome only, and concurrent metabolic syndrome and diabetes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and body mass index as predictors of substantial weight gain and obesity: the Canadian physical activity longitudinal study
    Susan E Brien
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:121-4. 2007
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine the relationships between physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, body mass index (BMI), and the development of future obesity...
  52. doi request reprint Prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factor clustering and body mass index in adolescents
    Sarah M Camhi
    Population Science, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Pediatr 159:303-7. 2011
    ..To establish prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factor clustering within US adolescent body mass index (BMI) groups...
  53. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness as a predictor of cancer mortality among men with pre-diabetes and diabetes
    Angela M Thompson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 4600 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:764-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article was to examine the risk of cancer mortality across levels of fitness and to examine the fitness-mortality relation for site-specific cancers in men with pre-diabetes and diabetes...
  54. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and stroke risk among diabetic patients
    Wenhui Zhao
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:3653-62. 2013
    ..Blood pressure (BP) control can reduce the risk of stroke among diabetic patients; however, it is not known whether the lowest risk of stroke is among diabetic patients with the lowest BP level...
  55. pmc Body mass index and the risk of dementia among Louisiana low income diabetic patients
    Gang Hu
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e44537. 2012
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the association between body mass index (BMI) and dementia risk among middle and low income diabetic patients...
  56. pmc Subclinical atherosclerosis and metabolic risk: role of body mass index and waist circumference
    Sarah M Camhi
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 9:119-25. 2011
    ..However, the influence of body mass index (BMI) or waist circumference (WC) on the relationship between IMT and metabolic risk is unclear...
  57. ncbi request reprint Patterns and trends in walking behaviour among Canadian adults
    Shirley N Bryan
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    Can J Public Health 100:294-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the epidemiology of walking for exercise among Canadian adults aged 18-55 years...
  58. doi request reprint Patterns of adult stepping cadence in the 2005-2006 NHANES
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Prev Med 53:178-81. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine cadence patterns in free-living adults, and in particular, time spent at increasing cadence increments including 100 steps/min and beyond...
  59. pmc The pediatric obesity epidemic continues unabated in Bogalusa, Louisiana
    Stephanie Broyles
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Pediatrics 125:900-5. 2010
    ..To examine 35-year trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents from Bogalusa, Louisiana...
  60. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and metabolic syndrome: US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002
    Susan E Brien
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:143-7. 2007
    ..In men, the odds of MetS were significantly lower in moderate and high CRF categories versus the low CRF category, whereas in women there were no significant relationships between CRF and MetS...
  61. pmc Volume of exercise and fitness nonresponse in sedentary, postmenopausal women
    Susan B Sisson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:539-45. 2009
    ..There is a wide individual heterogeneity in the maximal aerobic fitness (V x O 2max) response to exercise training...
  62. ncbi request reprint Visceral fat is an independent predictor of all-cause mortality in men
    Jennifer L Kuk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:336-41. 2006
    ..To examine the independent associations of abdominal fat (visceral and subcutaneous) and liver fat with all-cause mortality...
  63. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness attenuates metabolic risk independent of abdominal subcutaneous and visceral fat in men
    SoJung Lee
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
    Diabetes Care 28:895-901. 2005
    ..Unknown is whether CRF attenuates health risk for a given level of abdominal visceral fat, subcutaneous fat, and/or waist circumference...
  64. pmc Years of life gained due to leisure-time physical activity in the U.S
    Ian Janssen
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 44:23-9. 2013
    ..Physical inactivity is an important modifiable risk factor for noncommunicable disease. The degree to which physical activity affects the life expectancy of Americans is unknown...
  65. doi request reprint Serum γ-glutamyltransferase and the risk of heart failure in men and women in Finland
    Yujie Wang
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Heart 99:163-7. 2013
    ..To evaluate the association of serum γ-glutamyltransferase (GGT) levels with heart failure (HF) risk in the Finnish population...
  66. doi request reprint Racial disparities in diabetic complications in an underinsured population
    Yujie Wang
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:4446-53. 2012
    ..It is unclear whether there is a racial difference in the incidence of diabetic complications in underinsured populations...
  67. ncbi request reprint Revised Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines and cardiovascular disease mortality in men attending a preventive medical clinic
    Chris I Ardern
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Circulation 112:1478-85. 2005
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Trial of prevention and reduction of obesity through active living in clinical settings: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert Ross
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, 28 Division St, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 172:414-24. 2012
    ..The efficacy of physical activity with a healthful diet to reduce obesity is established; however, little is known about the translation of effective lifestyle strategies for obesity reduction in primary care settings...
  69. doi request reprint Step-based translation of physical activity guidelines in the Lower Mississippi Delta
    Deirdre M Harrington
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36:583-5. 2011
    ..Results indicate that overweight residents of the LMD should be accumulating at least 8300-9100 steps·day(-1) to meet the recommendation of 30 min·day(-1) MVPA...
  70. ncbi request reprint Development of health-related waist circumference thresholds within BMI categories
    Chris I Ardern
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Obes Res 12:1094-103. 2004
    ..To develop and cross-validate waist circumference (WC) thresholds within BMI categories. The utility of the derived values was compared with the single WC thresholds (women, 88 cm; men, 102 cm) recommended by NIH and Health Canada...
  71. ncbi request reprint The importance of waist circumference in the definition of metabolic syndrome: prospective analyses of mortality in men
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Diabetes Care 29:404-9. 2006
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal fitness and weight gain in Canada
    Caitlin Mason
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:38-43. 2007
    ..Obesity is a growing health issue in Canada, and identifying the determinants of weight gain is important for the development of appropriate prevention strategies...
  73. doi request reprint Estimating leisure-time physical activity energy expenditure in the Canadian population: a comparison of 2 methods
    Shirley N Bryan
    Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 34:666-72. 2009
    ..The results of this study should be considered when performing inferential statistics on the relationship between physical activity and health outcomes...
  74. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness attenuates the effects of the metabolic syndrome on all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in men
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Arch Intern Med 164:1092-7. 2004
    ..The metabolic syndrome is a prevalent condition that carries with it an increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and mortality...
  75. ncbi request reprint Effects of physical activity on pediatric reference data for obesity
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:138-43. 2007
    ..To examine the influence of physical activity on pediatric obesity reference data for Canada...
  76. ncbi request reprint Mortality and self-rated health in Canada
    Caitlin Mason
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    J Phys Act Health 4:423-33. 2007
    ..This study investigates the degree to which the relationship between self-rated health and mortality is consistent across income groups in Canada and whether it can be explained by differentials in physical activity...
  77. ncbi request reprint Total and femoral neck bone mineral density and physical activity in a sample of men and women
    Sarah M Camhi
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:947-54. 2012
    ..Higher levels of sport-related PA are associated with higher femoral neck BMD; however, these relationships vary by PA domain and site of BMD measurement...
  78. ncbi request reprint The utility of the international child and adolescent overweight guidelines for predicting coronary heart disease risk factors
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, K7L 3N6, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:456-62. 2003
    ..The results add evidence that the international cutoffs are related to health risks in youth, supporting the adoption of the guidelines...
  79. doi request reprint Accelerometer-determined moderate intensity lifestyle activity and cardiometabolic health
    Sarah M Camhi
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Prev Med 52:358-60. 2011
    ..Objective To assess the relationship between moderate intensity lifestyle activity (LA) and cardiometabolic health using accelerometer data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2005-2006...
  80. ncbi request reprint Body mass index is inversely related to mortality in older people after adjustment for waist circumference
    Ian Janssen
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2112-8. 2005
    ..To examine the individual and combined influence of body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) on mortality risk in older people...
  81. ncbi request reprint National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines and obesity: implications for Canada
    Christopher I Ardern
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:1171-7. 2003
    ..The National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel (ATP) III recommendations incorporate new evidence for treating elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol...
  82. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome, obesity, and mortality: impact of cardiorespiratory fitness
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 28:391-7. 2005
    ..To determine in normal weight, overweight, and obese men the risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality associated with the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and the influence of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF)...
  83. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity in Canadian adolescents and their associations with dietary habits and physical activity patterns
    Ian Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 35:360-7. 2004
    ..To present recent overweight and obesity prevalence rates for 11-16-year-old Canadian youth and to examine associations between overweight and obesity with dietary habits and leisure-time physical activities...
  84. ncbi request reprint Accelerometer-determined lifestyle activities in US adults
    Sarah M Camhi
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:382-9. 2011
    ..We describe 1) quantity of LA (minutes and steps per day) across demographic groups, 2) proportion of LA to total physical activity, and 3) relationships between LA and MVPA using NHANES 2005-2006 accelerometer adult data (n = 3744)...
  85. ncbi request reprint Accelerometer-determined steps per day in US adults
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1384-91. 2009
    ..This accelerometer is known to have a lower sensitivity threshold than accepted pedometers, leading to relatively higher step estimates...
  86. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and changes in body fat from a low-fat diet and/or exercise randomized controlled trial
    Sarah M Camhi
    Population Science, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:548-54. 2010
    ..004). After adjustment for DeltaBF, low-fat diet alone and in combination with exercise had no effect on MetS. The key component for MetS from low-fat diet and/or increased physical activity appears to be body fat loss...
  87. ncbi request reprint Physical activity guidelines and guides for Canadians: facts and future
    Mark S Tremblay
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S218-24. 2007
    ..Recommendations on how to proceed are based on the evidence base provided by this series of papers; the immediate next steps mandated by this initiative are outlined and priorities for future research are indicated...
  88. doi request reprint Waist circumference is an independent correlate of errors in self-reported BMI
    Ruth Sullivan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2237-9. 2010
    ..These results suggest that WC could be useful in gaining an insight into people's awareness of their own body size and fatness...
  89. ncbi request reprint Variability in waist circumference measurements according to anatomic measurement site
    Caitlin Mason
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1789-95. 2009
    ..Adopting a standard measurement protocol will facilitate the interpretation and clinical utility of WC for obesity-related risk stratification...
  90. ncbi request reprint Physical activity of Aboriginal people in Canada
    T Kue Young
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S148-60. 2007
    ..Future research among Aboriginal groups should examine the minimal and optimal levels of physical activity required to achieve health benefits...
  91. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity mortality trends in Canada, 1985-2000
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, School of Physical and Health Education
    Can J Public Health 95:16-20. 2004
    ..To investigate the temporal trends in the mortality burden attributed to overweight and obesity in Canada between 1985 and 2000...
  92. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference, and health risk: evidence in support of current National Institutes of Health guidelines
    Ian Janssen
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Arch Intern Med 162:2074-9. 2002
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  93. ncbi request reprint Duration of overweight and metabolic health risk in American men and women
    Ian Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, K7L 3N6, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 14:585-91. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between overweight duration and metabolic health risk...
  94. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference, and clustering of cardiovascular disease risk factors in a biracial sample of children and adolescents
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 114:e198-205. 2004
    ..To derive optimal body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference thresholds for children and adolescents, to predict risk factor clustering...
  95. ncbi request reprint Familial resemblance of 7-year changes in body mass and adiposity
    Melanie S Hunt
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Res 10:507-17. 2002
    ..To investigate the familial resemblance of 7-year changes in body mass and adiposity among Canadian families...
  96. ncbi request reprint Estimated daily energy expenditure and blood lipids in adolescents: the Québec Family Study
    Joey C Eisenmann
    York University School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 33:147-53. 2003
    ..To examine the association between estimated daily energy expenditure and blood lipids in a sample of adolescents...
  97. ncbi request reprint The economic costs associated with physical inactivity and obesity in Canada: an update
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Can J Appl Physiol 29:90-115. 2004
    ..6% and 2.2%, respectively, of the total health care costs in Canada. The results underscore the importance of public health efforts aimed at combating the current epidemics of physical inactivity and obesity in Canada...
  98. ncbi request reprint The Canadian obesity epidemic: an historical perspective
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s Univeristy, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Res 10:666-74. 2002
    ..To examine temporal trends in stature, body mass, body mass index (BMI), and the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Canada...
  99. doi request reprint Accelerometer-determined steps per day in US children and youth
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behavior Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:2244-50. 2010
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