A Must

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The disease burden associated with overweight and obesity
    A Must
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    JAMA 282:1523-9. 1999
  2. ncbi Impact of overweight on the risk of developing common chronic diseases during a 10-year period
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1581-6. 2001
  3. ncbi Weight and body mass index at menarche are associated with premenopausal bone mass
    M Blum
    Calcium and Metabolic Bone Laboratory, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Osteoporos Int 12:588-94. 2001
  4. ncbi Child temperament does not predict adolescent body composition in girls
    S E Anderson
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:47-53. 2005
  5. ncbi Dairy food consumption and body weight and fatness studied longitudinally over the adolescent period
    S M Phillips
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1106-13. 2003
  6. pmc Is body mass index a useful measure of excess body fatness in adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome?
    L G Bandini
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Waltham, MA, USA Department of Health Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 57:1050-7. 2013
  7. ncbi Physical activity and sedentary behavior: a review of longitudinal studies of weight and adiposity in youth
    A Must
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S84-96. 2005
  8. ncbi Body mass index in children and adolescents: considerations for population-based applications
    A Must
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:590-4. 2006
  9. pmc Modifiable risk factors in relation to changes in BMI and fatness: what have we learned from prospective studies of school-aged children?
    A Must
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:705-15. 2009
  10. ncbi Predictors of overweight and overfatness in a multiethnic pediatric population. Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health Collaborative Research Group
    J T Dwyer
    Frances Stern Nutrition Center, New England Medical Center, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 67:602-10. 1998

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Publications22

  1. ncbi The disease burden associated with overweight and obesity
    A Must
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    JAMA 282:1523-9. 1999
    ..Overweight and obesity are increasing dramatically in the United States and most likely contribute substantially to the burden of chronic health conditions...
  2. ncbi Impact of overweight on the risk of developing common chronic diseases during a 10-year period
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1581-6. 2001
    ..Overweight adults are at an increased risk of developing numerous chronic diseases...
  3. ncbi Weight and body mass index at menarche are associated with premenopausal bone mass
    M Blum
    Calcium and Metabolic Bone Laboratory, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Osteoporos Int 12:588-94. 2001
    ..In conclusion, low body weight and low BMI at menarche appear to be significant predictors of reduced bone mass in healthy premenopausal women ages 40-45 years...
  4. ncbi Child temperament does not predict adolescent body composition in girls
    S E Anderson
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:47-53. 2005
    ..We tested this hypothesis with longitudinal data from the MIT study...
  5. ncbi Dairy food consumption and body weight and fatness studied longitudinally over the adolescent period
    S M Phillips
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1106-13. 2003
    ....
  6. pmc Is body mass index a useful measure of excess body fatness in adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome?
    L G Bandini
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Waltham, MA, USA Department of Health Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 57:1050-7. 2013
    ..To determine the validity of body mass index (BMI) to identify excess fatness in youth with Down syndrome (DS)...
  7. ncbi Physical activity and sedentary behavior: a review of longitudinal studies of weight and adiposity in youth
    A Must
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S84-96. 2005
    ..To review the published prospective observational studies of the relationship of physical activity and sedentary behavior with the development of overweight and adiposity, with an emphasis on methodologic issues...
  8. ncbi Body mass index in children and adolescents: considerations for population-based applications
    A Must
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:590-4. 2006
  9. pmc Modifiable risk factors in relation to changes in BMI and fatness: what have we learned from prospective studies of school-aged children?
    A Must
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:705-15. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi Predictors of overweight and overfatness in a multiethnic pediatric population. Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health Collaborative Research Group
    J T Dwyer
    Frances Stern Nutrition Center, New England Medical Center, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 67:602-10. 1998
    ..Groups of children who were overweight and overfat at baseline were more likely to be overweight and overfat at follow-up and to have more cardiovascular risk factors than their peers...
  11. ncbi Energy cost of physical activities in 12-y-old girls: MET values and the influence of body weight
    J L Spadano
    General Clinical Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1528-33. 2003
    ..Few data exist on the energy cost of specific activities in children. The influence of body weight on the energy cost of activity when expressed as metabolic equivalents (METs) has not been vigorously explored...
  12. ncbi Recall of early menstrual history and menarcheal body size: after 30 years, how well do women remember?
    A Must
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:672-9. 2002
    ..The failure to identify certain menstrual characteristics as exposures for subsequent disease may reflect limitations in the accuracy and precision of the recalled measures...
  13. ncbi Expert opinion on body mass index percentiles for figure drawings at menarche
    A Must
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:876-9. 2002
    ..0 to 97.6, with the greatest agreement at the high end and the poorest agreement in the central part of the range. This approach may be useful in situations where weight and height are not readily recalled...
  14. ncbi Household tobacco smoke exposure is negatively associated with premenopausal bone mass
    M Blum
    Calcium and Metabolic Bone Laboratory, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Osteoporos Int 13:663-8. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi Leptin, body composition and bone mineral density in premenopausal women
    M Blum
    Calcium and Metabolic Bone Laboratory, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 73:27-32. 2003
    ..In summary, the results of this study suggest that for a given body weight, a higher proportion of fat and a higher serum leptin concentration have negative associations with bone mass in premenopausal women...
  16. pmc Sedentary behavior and sleep: paradoxical effects in association with childhood obesity
    A Must
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:S82-6. 2009
    ..Measurement issues present a challenge to both areas of research. Prospective studies that include more accurate measures of both sedentary behavior and of sleep will be needed to clarify causal pathways...
  17. ncbi Relationship between temperament, nonresting energy expenditure, body composition, and physical activity in girls
    S E Anderson
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:300-6. 2004
    ..To assess the extent that predilection for movement, as measured by a temperament questionnaire (activity temperament), contributes to nonresting energy expenditure and body composition in girls...
  18. ncbi Tutorial in Biostatistics: Evaluating the impact of 'critical periods' in longitudinal studies of growth using piecewise mixed effects models
    E N Naumova
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 30:1332-41. 2001
    ..A detailed example that examines the influence of menarche on changes in body fat accretion will be presented using data from a prospective study of 162 girls measured annually from approximately age 10 until 4 years post menarche...
  19. ncbi Dietary pattern as a predictor of change in BMI z-score among girls
    O M Thompson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:176-82. 2006
    ..To describe child and adolescent dietary patterns and to determine associations between childhood dietary pattern and longitudinal change in body mass index (BMI) z-score among girls...
  20. ncbi Coexistence of maternal central adiposity and child stunting in Mexico
    S Barquera
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:601-7. 2007
    ..To assess the coexistence of maternal adiposity and child stunting (CS) in Mexico, estimate its national prevalence and identify the associated socio-demographic factors...
  21. ncbi Obesity and psychopathology in women: a three decade prospective study
    S Kasen
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:558-66. 2008
    ..To evaluate prospective associations between elevations in body mass index (BMI) at average age 27 and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) at average age 59 in a community sample of women...
  22. ncbi Food purchased away from home as a predictor of change in BMI z-score among girls
    O M Thompson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:282-9. 2004
    ..To assess the relationship between eating food purchased away from home (FAH) and longitudinal change in body mass index (BMI) z-score among girls, and to assess the longitudinal tracking of eating FAH from childhood through adolescence...