Aaron Carrel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Standardized childhood fitness percentiles derived from school-based testing
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792 4108, USA
    J Pediatr 161:120-4. 2012
  2. pmc Gender and race influence metabolic benefits of fitness in children: a cross-sectional study
    Vanessa A Curtis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, 2859 JPP, Iowa City, IO 52242 1083, USA
    Int J Pediatr Endocrinol 2012:4. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Measuring aerobic cycling power as an assessment of childhood fitness
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:192-5. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Improvement of fitness, body composition, and insulin sensitivity in overweight children in a school-based exercise program: a randomized, controlled study
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:963-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of nutrition education and exercise in obese children: the Ho-Chunk Youth Fitness Program
    Aaron Carrel
    University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, 600 Highland Ave H4 444, Madison, WI 53792 4108, USA
    WMJ 104:44-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Off the growth curve: the challenge of childhood obesity
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, 600 Highland Ave H4 436, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    WMJ 104:32-7, 69. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone improves mobility and body composition in infants and toddlers with Prader-Willi syndrome
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, Madison, USA
    J Pediatr 145:744-9. 2004
  8. doi request reprint The influence of fitness on insulin resistance in obese children
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, American Family Children s Hospital, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Rev Endocr Metab Disord 10:189-96. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint School-based exercise improves fitness, body composition, insulin sensitivity, and markers of inflammation in non-obese children
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:409-15. 2009
  10. pmc Long-term growth hormone therapy changes the natural history of body composition and motor function in children with prader-willi syndrome
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, American Family Children s Hospital, 600 Highland Avenue H4 436, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:1131-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Standardized childhood fitness percentiles derived from school-based testing
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792 4108, USA
    J Pediatr 161:120-4. 2012
    ..To develop a statewide school-based program of measuring and reporting cardiovascular fitness levels in children, and to create age- and sex-specific cardiovascular fitness percentile-based distribution curves...
  2. pmc Gender and race influence metabolic benefits of fitness in children: a cross-sectional study
    Vanessa A Curtis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, 2859 JPP, Iowa City, IO 52242 1083, USA
    Int J Pediatr Endocrinol 2012:4. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Measuring aerobic cycling power as an assessment of childhood fitness
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:192-5. 2008
    ..Thus, accurate assessment of childhood aerobic fitness may be achievable by measurement of power, possibly within the school environment, at substantially less cost and effort than laboratory-based measurements...
  4. ncbi request reprint Improvement of fitness, body composition, and insulin sensitivity in overweight children in a school-based exercise program: a randomized, controlled study
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:963-8. 2005
    ..An effective strategy for prevention and treatment of childhood obesity likely includes a collaborative effort in the school setting...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of nutrition education and exercise in obese children: the Ho-Chunk Youth Fitness Program
    Aaron Carrel
    University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, 600 Highland Ave H4 444, Madison, WI 53792 4108, USA
    WMJ 104:44-7. 2005
    ..This is even more apparent in certain minority populations, such as Native Americans. Whether the risk of type 2 diabetes can be decreased by interventions that affect the lifestyles of children at high risk is not known...
  6. ncbi request reprint Off the growth curve: the challenge of childhood obesity
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, 600 Highland Ave H4 436, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    WMJ 104:32-7, 69. 2005
    ..This review summarizes appropriate medical evaluation and common sequelae of childhood obesity, and presents a proactive multidiscipline approach to evaluate and treat childhood obesity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone improves mobility and body composition in infants and toddlers with Prader-Willi syndrome
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, Madison, USA
    J Pediatr 145:744-9. 2004
    ..To determine the effect of growth hormone (GH) on body composition and motor development in infants and toddlers with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS)...
  8. doi request reprint The influence of fitness on insulin resistance in obese children
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, American Family Children s Hospital, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Rev Endocr Metab Disord 10:189-96. 2009
    ..These serve as a strong stimulus for public health strategies to improve fitness in children and adolescents. Methods to assess IR, improve IR and understand complications are increasingly important in children...
  9. ncbi request reprint School-based exercise improves fitness, body composition, insulin sensitivity, and markers of inflammation in non-obese children
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:409-15. 2009
    ..Whether such a program improves CVF, IR, and other health indicators in non-obese children is unresolved...
  10. pmc Long-term growth hormone therapy changes the natural history of body composition and motor function in children with prader-willi syndrome
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, American Family Children s Hospital, 600 Highland Avenue H4 436, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:1131-6. 2010
    ..The magnitude of these effects suggests that long-term hGH therapy favorably alters the natural history of PWS to an extent that exceeds risks and justifies consideration for initiation during infancy...
  11. ncbi request reprint School-based fitness changes are lost during the summer vacation
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, 600 Highland Ave, Room H4 436, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:561-4. 2007
    ..To determine the changes in percentage of body fat, cardiovascular fitness, and insulin levels during the 3-month summer break in overweight children enrolled in a school-based fitness program...
  12. ncbi request reprint Measuring aerobic cycling power as an assessment of childhood fitness
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:685-8. 2007
    ..Thus, accurate assessment of childhood aerobic fitness may be achievable by measurement of power, possibly within the school environment at substantially less cost and effort than laboratory-based measurements...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fitness level and body composition are associated with inflammation in non-obese children
    Jennifer J F McVean
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 54650, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:153-9. 2009
    ..e., higher levels of CRP). This observation strengthens the importance of promoting both fitness and healthy body composition in all children...
  14. pmc Effect of conjugated linoleic acid on body fat accretion in overweight or obese children
    Natalie M Racine
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1157-64. 2010
    ..Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a supplemental dietary fatty acid that decreases fat mass accretion in young animals...
  15. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone improves body composition and motor development in infants with Prader-Willi syndrome after six months
    Barbara Whitman
    St Louis University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, MO 63104 1095, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 17:591-600. 2004
    ..Infants with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) show abnormalities of body composition. Children with PWS treated with growth hormone (GH) demonstrate improved body composition and motor skills...
  16. ncbi request reprint Decreased energy expenditure is caused by abnormal body composition in infants with Prader-Willi Syndrome
    M Tracy Bekx
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Pediatr 143:372-6. 2003
    ..Infants with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) are hypotonic and underweight before the onset of childhood obesity. This study evaluates body composition in the PWS infant and its relationship to energy expenditure...
  17. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone therapy for Prader-Willi syndrome: a critical appraisal
    David B Allen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, Madison, WI 53792 4108, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 17:1297-306. 2004
    ..Consequently, critical evaluation should continue of the long-term benefits, risks, and costs of GH therapy for patients with PWS...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fitness is a stronger predictor of fasting insulin levels than fatness in overweight male middle-school children
    David B Allen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison 53792, USA
    J Pediatr 150:383-7. 2007
    ..We studied the relationship between % body fat (%BF), cardiovascular fitness (CVF), and insulin resistance (IR) in overweight middle-school children...
  19. doi request reprint Submaximal treadmill test predicts VO2max in overweight children
    Blaise A Nemeth
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    J Pediatr 154:677-81. 2009
    ..To demonstrate the ability of a submaximal test to predict VO(2max) in overweight children...
  20. ncbi request reprint DXA provides a valid minimum weight in wrestlers
    R Randall Clark
    University of Wisconsin Hospital Sports Medicine Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53711, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:2069-75. 2007
    ..The goal was to independently evaluate whether DXA provided a MW within acceptable limits for the sport of wrestling. Secondarily, the DXA prediction error was compared against the currently approved skinfold (SF) method...
  21. ncbi request reprint Benefits of long-term GH therapy in Prader-Willi syndrome: a 4-year study
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:1581-5. 2002
    ..Lower doses of GH, (0.3 mg/m(2).d) effective in improving body composition in GHD adults, do not appear to be effective in children with PWS at sustaining improvement in body composition...
  22. ncbi request reprint Two years of growth hormone therapy in young children with Prader-Willi syndrome: physical and neurodevelopmental benefits
    Susan E Myers
    Department of Pediatrics, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 143:443-8. 2007
    ..As greater benefits were seen in our study with early treatment, prompt referral to a pediatric endocrinologist for consideration of GH therapy is recommended for PWS at an early age...
  23. ncbi request reprint Exercise prescription for the prevention of obesity in adolescents
    Aaron L Carrel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, 600 Highland Avenue H4 436, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 3:330-6. 2004
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  24. pmc Ghrelin concentrations in Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) infants and children: changes during development
    Andrea M Haqq
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 69:911-20. 2008
    ..This progressive weight gain is associated with hyperghrelinaemia and increased insulin sensitivity. The role of ghrelin excess in the pathogenesis of obesity is unclear...
  25. pmc Childhood obesity and medical neglect
    Todd Varness
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792 4108, USA
    Pediatrics 123:399-406. 2009
    ..In these limited cases, a trial of enforced treatment outside the home may be indicated, to protect the child from irreversible harm...