W W Wong

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Estimating body fat in African American and white adolescent girls: a comparison of skinfold-thickness equations with a 4-compartment criterion model
    W W Wong
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center and Texas Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:348-54. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Pubertal African-American girls expend less energy at rest and during physical activity than Caucasian girls
    W W Wong
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:906-11. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-lowering effect of soy protein in normocholesterolemic and hypercholesterolemic men
    W W Wong
    US Department of Agriculture ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, The Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:1385S-1389S. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin concentrations in Caucasian and African-American girls
    W W Wong
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 83:3574-7. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimation of body fat in Caucasian and African-American girls: total-body electrical conductivity methodology versus a four-component model
    W W Wong
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center and Texas Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1200-6. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluating body fat in girls and female adolescents: advantages and disadvantages of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
    William W Wong
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center and Texas Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:384-9. 2002
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint The reference child and adolescent models of body composition. A contemporary comparison
    K J Ellis
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2600, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 904:374-82. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Measurement of body water by multifrequency bioelectrical impedance spectroscopy in a multiethnic pediatric population
    K J Ellis
    Body Composition Laboratory, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:847-53. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Body fat estimation in late pregnancy and early postpartum: comparison of two-, three-, and four-component models
    J M Hopkinson
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:432-8. 1997

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Estimating body fat in African American and white adolescent girls: a comparison of skinfold-thickness equations with a 4-compartment criterion model
    W W Wong
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center and Texas Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:348-54. 2000
    ..Although skinfold-thickness equations are widely used to estimate body fat, their accuracy in a biracial population of female adolescents has not been established...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pubertal African-American girls expend less energy at rest and during physical activity than Caucasian girls
    W W Wong
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:906-11. 1999
    ..The lower energy expenditure of the pubertal African-American girls suggests that they are at a higher risk of becoming overweight than their Caucasian counterparts...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-lowering effect of soy protein in normocholesterolemic and hypercholesterolemic men
    W W Wong
    US Department of Agriculture ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, The Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:1385S-1389S. 1998
    ..005). Our results indicate that soy protein enhances the hypocholesterolemic effect of the NCEP Step I diet in both normocholesterolemic and hypercholesterolemic men...
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin concentrations in Caucasian and African-American girls
    W W Wong
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 83:3574-7. 1998
    ..2 ng/mL after controlling for differences in maturation, fat mass, and physical fitness. The higher serum leptin levels might play an important role in the accelerated growth and sexual maturation of African-American girls...
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimation of body fat in Caucasian and African-American girls: total-body electrical conductivity methodology versus a four-component model
    W W Wong
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center and Texas Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1200-6. 2000
    ..Obesity has been increasing dramatically in recent years among children, particularly African-American girls. Total-body electrical conductivity (TOBEC) is a simple way to measure body fat with minimal risk...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluating body fat in girls and female adolescents: advantages and disadvantages of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
    William W Wong
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center and Texas Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:384-9. 2002
    ..However, DXA has not been fully evaluated against an independent criterion method of measuring body fatness in young females...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint The reference child and adolescent models of body composition. A contemporary comparison
    K J Ellis
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2600, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 904:374-82. 2000
    ..Our study provides the range of normal body composition of healthy children, aged 5-18 years, and accounts for differences related to gender and ethnicity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Measurement of body water by multifrequency bioelectrical impedance spectroscopy in a multiethnic pediatric population
    K J Ellis
    Body Composition Laboratory, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:847-53. 1999
    ..Few studies, however, have examined the accuracy of BIS in pediatric populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Body fat estimation in late pregnancy and early postpartum: comparison of two-, three-, and four-component models
    J M Hopkinson
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:432-8. 1997
    ..Pregnancy-corrected two-compartment models produce reliable mean fat mass estimates during pregnancy, but individual fat mass estimates may vary widely from four-component values...
  11. ncbi request reprint Body composition of a young, multiethnic female population
    K J Ellis
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:724-31. 1997
    ..We conclude that reference values of total body composition for young females need to be ethnic-specific...
  12. ncbi request reprint Developmental changes in the relationship between IGF-I and body composition during puberty
    P R Beckett
    Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Growth Horm IGF Res 8:283-8. 1998
    ..This relationship between IGF-I and body size diminishes with sexual maturation, while correlations between IGF-I and both fitness and fatness emerge...
  13. ncbi request reprint Z score prediction model for assessment of bone mineral content in pediatric diseases
    K J Ellis
    US Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service Children's Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 16:1658-64. 2001
    ..5. These preliminary findings indicate that the prediction model should prove useful in determining potential bone mineral deficits in individual pediatric patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements derived from total energy expenditure and energy deposition during the first 2 y of life
    N F Butte
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1558-69. 2000
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  15. ncbi request reprint Protein metabolism in insulin-treated gestational diabetes
    N F Butte
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Services, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:806-11. 1999
    ..To test the hypothesis that protein metabolism is not totally normalized in insulin treated gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) patients compared with normal, pregnant control subjects...
  16. ncbi request reprint Human hydrometry: comparison of multifrequency bioelectrical impedance with 2H2O and bromine dilution
    K J Ellis
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Appl Physiol 85:1056-62. 1998
    ..8 liters), ECW (+/-1.4-1.6 liters), and ICW (2.0-3.1 liters). To improve the accuracy of the BIS measurement for an individual within the age range we have examined, further refinement of the constants used in the BIS analysis is needed...
  17. doi request reprint An innovative summer camp program improves weight and self-esteem in obese children
    William W Wong
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 49:493-7. 2009
    ..7+/-1.2 kg), BMI (-1.60+/-0.48 kg/m), BMI z score (-0.12+/-0.06), number of curl ups (+10.9+/-21.5), systolic and diastolic blood pressure (-10.8+/-13.4 and -9.4+/-5.5 mmHg, respectively), and heart rate (-8.2+/-12.7 bpm)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Body-composition assessment in infancy: air-displacement plethysmography compared with a reference 4-compartment model
    Kenneth J Ellis
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:90-5. 2007
    ..A better understanding of the associations of early infant nutrition and growth with adult health requires accurate assessment of body composition in infancy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Influence of changes in lactase activity and small-intestinal mucosal growth on lactose digestion and absorption in preterm infants
    Robert J Shulman
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:472-9. 2005
    ..Feeding intolerance (ie, achieving and maintaining full enteral feedings) is a significant problem in preterm infants. A relation exists between feeding intolerance and incomplete lactose digestion...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of fan-beam DXA measurements in adults and phantoms
    Kenneth J Ellis
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Densitom 7:413-8. 2004
    ..Comparisons based solely on the use of a spine phantom are insufficient to ensure compatibility of human bone mineral data at other bone sites or for the whole body...
  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. ncbi request reprint Composition of gestational weight gain impacts maternal fat retention and infant birth weight
    Nancy F Butte
    U S Department of Agriculture Agriculture Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1423-32. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate how changes in gestational weight and body composition affect infant birth weight and maternal fat retention after delivery in underweight, normal-weight and overweight women...
  23. 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)...
  24. pmc Validation of cross-sectional time series and multivariate adaptive regression splines models for the prediction of energy expenditure in children and adolescents using doubly labeled water
    Nancy F Butte
    USDA Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 140:1516-23. 2010
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  25. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements of lactating women derived from doubly labeled water and milk energy output
    N F Butte
    U S Department of Agriculture ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 131:53-8. 2001
    ..Because adaptations in basal metabolism and physical activity were not evident in these well-nourished women, energy requirements during lactation were met primarily from the diet and only partially by mobilization of tissue stores...
  26. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral mass in overweight and obese children: diminished or enhanced?
    K J Ellis
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Acta Diabetol 40:S274-7. 2003
    ..When adjusted for height, these differences were less significant. We conclude obese children do not have lower whole-body BMC when compared with leaner children, even when adjusted for height, age, gender, and ethnicity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Factors regulating gastric emptying in preterm infants
    Alex Ramirez
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Pediatr 149:475-9. 2006
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  28. ncbi request reprint Park-based obesity intervention program for inner-city minority children
    Cresendo L Bush
    Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030 2399, USA
    J Pediatr 151:513-7, 517.e1. 2007
    ..To assess an intervention strategy--a 6-week obesity intervention program, Project KidFIT, at 3 Houston, Texas park centers--to address the obesity epidemic in minority children...
  29. pmc Soy isoflavone supplementation and bone mineral density in menopausal women: a 2-y multicenter clinical trial
    William W Wong
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1433-9. 2009
    ..Although purported to protect against bone loss, the efficacy of soy isoflavone supplementation in the prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women remains controversial...
  30. ncbi request reprint Influence of body composition on physical activity validation studies using doubly labeled water
    Louise C Masse
    National Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Appl Physiol 96:1357-64. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the accelerometer and diary accounted for a small portion of TEE and PAEE. Most of the variance in DLW-measured energy expenditure was explained by body mass or FFM...
  31. ncbi request reprint Estimation of neonatal body composition: isotope dilution versus total-body electrical conductivity
    Kazumasa Hashimoto
    Department of Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve University at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Biol Neonate 81:170-5. 2002
    ..22-0.57). Because of the wide variation of water content in individuals, the isotope dilution method may not be the optimal way of assessing body composition, and specifically body fat, in newborns...
  32. ncbi request reprint Treatment planning for dose escalation in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
    Steven E Schild
    Department of Radiation Oncology Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
    Med Dosim 29:196-203. 2004
    ..It is possible that the use of noncoplanar fields or intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) may further improve the therapeutic ratio...
  33. ncbi request reprint Validation of a new pediatric air-displacement plethysmograph for assessing body composition in infants
    Guansheng Ma
    National Institute for Nutrition and Food Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:653-60. 2004
    ..The accurate measurement of body composition is useful in assessments of infant growth and nutritional status...

Research Grants4

  1. Soy Isoflavones on NO Production in Postmenopausal Women
    William Wong; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..3 % pool/h in NO production, 0.2 mmol/d in urinary nitrate excretion, 1 mmHg/mL/min in arterial compliance, 3 mL.min-1.100 mL forearm-1 in forearm bloodflow, and8 mmHg in diastolic blood pressure. ..
  2. Soy Isoflavone Supplementation and Mammographic Density in Postmenopausal Women
    William Wong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With the consumption of soy at record high in the United States, the proposed project will provide the much needed scientific data to the public on the safety of soy isoflavone supplementation against breast cancer. ..