J H Himes

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of self-reported stature and weight of US adolescents
    J H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 13:255-60. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of the Pathways intervention on dietary intakes of American Indian schoolchildren
    John H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 37:S55-61. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Early sexual maturation, body composition, and obesity in African-American girls
    John H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Obes Res 12:64S-72S. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Examining the evidence for recent secular changes in the timing of puberty in US children in light of increases in the prevalence of obesity
    John H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 254:13-21. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term longitudinal studies and implications for the development of an international growth reference for children and adolescents
    John H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 27:S199-211. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with errors in self-reports of stature, weight, and body mass index in Minnesota adolescents
    John H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:272-8. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Reference curves for triceps and subscapular skinfold thicknesses in US children and adolescents
    O Yaw Addo
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:635-42. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Minimum time intervals for serial measurements of growth in recumbent length or stature of individual children
    J H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Acta Paediatr 88:120-5. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Design and statistical analysis for the Pathways study
    C E Davis
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27514, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:760S-763S. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint A method to estimate prevalence of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in adolescent Jamaican girls
    J H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:831-6. 1997

Research Grants

  1. FOOD AND NUTRIENT SYSTEMS FOR RESEARCH
    John Himes; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. FOOD AND NUTRIENT SYSTEMS FOR RESEARCH
    John Himes; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of self-reported stature and weight of US adolescents
    J H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 13:255-60. 2001
    ..57 to 0.91 and from 0.85 to 0.98, for stature and weight, respectively. Self-reported stature and weight are not recommended as proxies for measured dimensions for youth less than 14 years of age...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of the Pathways intervention on dietary intakes of American Indian schoolchildren
    John H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 37:S55-61. 2003
    ..This paper reports the effects of the Pathways intervention on dietary intake...
  3. ncbi request reprint Early sexual maturation, body composition, and obesity in African-American girls
    John H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Obes Res 12:64S-72S. 2004
    ..To describe associations between sexual maturation and body composition in a sample of African-American girls who were participants in phase 1 pilot interventions of the Girls Health Enrichment Multisite Studies...
  4. ncbi request reprint Examining the evidence for recent secular changes in the timing of puberty in US children in light of increases in the prevalence of obesity
    John H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 254:13-21. 2006
    ..Evidence from a single study indicates the secular changes in age at menarche are consistent with the magnitude of secular change in obesity, although other evidence is equivocal...
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term longitudinal studies and implications for the development of an international growth reference for children and adolescents
    John H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 27:S199-211. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with errors in self-reports of stature, weight, and body mass index in Minnesota adolescents
    John H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:272-8. 2005
    ..Because self-reports are based on self perceptions, personal characteristics of youth may be related to errors in reporting...
  7. doi request reprint Reference curves for triceps and subscapular skinfold thicknesses in US children and adolescents
    O Yaw Addo
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:635-42. 2010
    ..Skinfold thicknesses have long been considered important and valid measurements of subcutaneous fat. Nevertheless, there are no current skinfold reference data for US children and adolescents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Minimum time intervals for serial measurements of growth in recumbent length or stature of individual children
    J H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Acta Paediatr 88:120-5. 1999
    ..These minimum measurement intervals should be appropriate for almost all individual children when growth in recumbent length or stature is measured serially...
  9. ncbi request reprint Design and statistical analysis for the Pathways study
    C E Davis
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27514, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:760S-763S. 1999
    ..Power computations indicate that the study has power to detect a mean difference of 2.8% in body fat. Data analysis will use intention-to-treat concepts and the mixed linear model. The study will be completed in 2000...
  10. ncbi request reprint A method to estimate prevalence of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in adolescent Jamaican girls
    J H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:831-6. 1997
    ..6% and 4.3%, respectively. This approach should be appropriate for determining hemoglobin cutoffs for iron deficiency anemia in other populations...
  11. doi request reprint Menarche and assessment of body mass index in adolescent girls
    John H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Pediatr 155:393-7. 2009
    ..To determine whether menarcheal status in individual girls biases assessments of overweight and obesity when using body mass index (BMI) criteria from age-based reference data...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bone outcomes and technical measurement issues of bone health among children and adolescents: considerations for nutrition and physical activity intervention trials
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
    Osteoporos Int 15:929-41. 2004
    ..It describes the implications of these issues for the interpretation of intervention effects observed in intervention trials, and provides recommendations for future research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Intervention-related bias in reporting of food intake by fifth-grade children participating in an obesity prevention study
    Lisa Harnack
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:1117-21. 2004
    ..Specifically, enhancing measures that rely on self-reports with objective measures of dietary intake would help investigators to evaluate whether differential reporting by treatment group has occurred...
  14. ncbi request reprint Identification and correlates of weight loss in adolescents in a national sample
    Kerri N Boutelle
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:473-82. 2007
    ..The second objective of this study was to apply these methods to U.S. adolescents from the National Health and Nutrition Survey 1999 to 2002 data and to identify factors associated with these weight change outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of nutrients thought to modify cardiovascular risk from three groups of American Indians: The Strong Heart Dietary Study, Phase II
    Jamie Stang
    Leadership Education and Training Program in Maternal and Child Health Nutrition, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1895-903. 2005
    ..Dietary factors play a role in the development of CVD and associated comorbid conditions, yet surprisingly few data exist to describe the dietary intakes and nutritional adequacy of American Indian adults at risk for CVD...
  16. doi request reprint Challenges of accurately measuring and using BMI and other indicators of obesity in children
    John H Himes
    University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S3-22. 2009
    ..These alternative measures of fatness remain important for research and perhaps in some specialized screening situations that include a specific focus on risk factors for cardiovascular or diabetic disease...
  17. pmc Child height and the risk of young-adult obesity
    Steven D Stovitz
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55414, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:74-7. 2010
    ..Childhood obesity is a major risk factor for adult obesity, and obese children tend to be taller than their normal-weight peers...
  18. pmc The interaction of childhood height and childhood BMI in the prediction of young adult BMI
    Steven D Stovitz
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2336-41. 2008
    ....
  19. pmc Low awareness of overweight status among parents of preschool-aged children, Minnesota, 2004-2005
    Lisa Harnack
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A47. 2009
    ..Many studies have found that parents of overweight children do not perceive their child to be overweight. Little is known, however, about the extent to which such misperceptions exist among parents of preschool-aged children...
  20. ncbi request reprint Nutrient intake over time in a multi-ethnic sample of youth
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454 1054, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:319-28. 2002
    ..The purpose of this paper is to present longitudinal data on nutrient intakes of youth with emphases on differences by sex and race/ethnicity. Nutrients selected for examination are those implicated in chronic disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint Weight-bearing physical activity among girls and mothers: relationships to girls' weight status
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Obes Res 12:258-66. 2004
    ..overweight)...
  22. ncbi request reprint An after-school obesity prevention program for African-American girls: the Minnesota GEMS pilot study
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S54-64. 2003
    ..This study was part of the GEMS project, created to test interventions designed to reduce excess weight gain in African-American girls...
  23. ncbi request reprint 1994-1996 U.S. singleton birth weight percentiles for gestational age by race, Hispanic origin, and gender
    G R Alexander
    School of Public Health, Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    Matern Child Health J 3:225-31. 1999
    ..In this study, we calculate percentiles of birth weight for gestational age for the total 1994-1996 U.S. population and contrast these percentiles by racial/ethnic and gender groups...
  24. pmc A two-part model for reference curve estimation subject to a limit of detection
    Z Zhang
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD 20892 7510, USA
    Stat Med 30:1455-65. 2011
    ..The method is illustrated with hormone data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  25. doi request reprint Association of inflammation with worsening HOMA-insulin resistance
    K Park
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Diabetologia 52:2337-44. 2009
    ..We examined the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships between C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of low-grade inflammation, and insulin resistance and whether the association was independent of obesity and oxidative stress...
  26. doi request reprint Association of long-term change in waist circumference with insulin resistance
    Kyong Park
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:370-6. 2010
    ..0001). We conclude that year 0 WC and long-term increment in WC are associated with worsening insulin resistance. However, the association of HOMA(IR) with slope of WC change may vary across the range of initial WC...
  27. pmc Oxidative stress and insulin resistance: the coronary artery risk development in young adults study
    Kyong Park
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1302-7. 2009
    ..This study examined the longitudinal relationships of oxidative stress biomarkers with the development of insulin resistance and whether these relationships were independent of obesity in nondiabetic young adults...
  28. doi request reprint Household food insecurity is a risk factor for iron-deficiency anaemia in a multi-ethnic, low-income sample of infants and toddlers
    Kyong Park
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:2120-8. 2009
    ..The present study examines the relationships of household food security status with Fe deficiency (ID) and Fe-deficiency anaemia (IDA) among children less than 3 years of age, and associated factors that contribute to ID and IDA...
  29. doi request reprint Comparability of skinfold thickness to DXA whole-body total fat in their associations with serum triglycerides in youths
    O Y Addo
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:989-93. 2012
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Auxological evaluation and determinants of growth failure at the time of adoption in Eastern European adoptees
    Bradley S Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:31-9. 2009
    ..To identify factors contributing to growth failure in international adoptees (IAs) from Eastern Europe...
  31. doi request reprint Growth and endocrine function in patients with Hurler syndrome after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    L E Polgreen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Bone Marrow Transplant 41:1005-11. 2008
    ..Growth failure is highly prevalent in children with MPS IH after HSCT. Children who had no TBI exposure and were younger at the time of HSCT had a better height outcome...
  32. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of parental measurements of infant size
    J L Bradley
    Public Health Nutrition, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454-1015, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 13:275-9. 2001
    ....
  33. pmc Prevalence of nutritional wasting in populations: building explanatory models using secondary data
    Isabel D Fernandez
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 80:282-91. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche and racial comparisons in US girls
    William Cameron Chumlea
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University, School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 111:110-3. 2003
    ..Previous reports have been sparse and interpretation has been limited because of the racial composition and ages of the samples...
  35. ncbi request reprint National estimates of the timing of sexual maturation and racial differences among US children
    Shumei S Sun
    The Lifespan Health Research Center Departments of Community Health, Pediatrics, and Mathematics and Statistics, Wright State University, School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45420, USA
    Pediatrics 110:911-9. 2002
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Examination of US puberty-timing data from 1940 to 1994 for secular trends: panel findings
    Susan Y Euling
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Pediatrics 121:S172-91. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Relationship between physical activity and diet among African-American girls
    Russell Jago
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Obes Res 12:55S-63S. 2004
    ..To examine the cross-sectional relationships between physical activity and dietary behaviors among 8- to 10-year-old African-American girls...
  38. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of quality control procedures for 24-h dietary recalls: results from the Girls Health Enrichment Multisite Studies
    Karen W Cullen
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Prev Med 38:S14-23. 2004
    ..Quality control methods are key components of dietary assessment, but have rarely been evaluated...
  39. ncbi request reprint Assessing weight-related biochemical cardiovascular risk factors in African-American girls
    Darrell M Wilson
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Obes Res 12:73S-83S. 2004
    ..We examined the feasibility of obtaining fasting blood samples and report correlates of these biochemical markers in an understudied population sample...
  40. ncbi request reprint Is sexual maturity occurring earlier among U.S. children?
    Shumei S Sun
    The Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University, School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:345-55. 2005
    ..To compare the onset and completion of sexual maturation among U.S. children between 1966 and 1994...
  41. ncbi request reprint Concordant and discordant sexual maturation among U.S. children in relation to body weight and BMI
    Christine M Schubert
    Department of Community Health, School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:356-62. 2005
    ..Discordant children with large differences in weight and BMI may require additional monitoring of their growth during adolescence...
  42. ncbi request reprint Indices of changes in adiposity in American Indian children
    Tim Lohman
    Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Prev Med 37:S91-6. 2003
    ..Several body composition methods were compared in intervention and control schools for assessing body composition changes...
  43. ncbi request reprint Increasing prevalences of overweight and obesity in Northern Plains American Indian children
    Elenora Zephier
    Aberdeen Area Indian Health Service, Aberdeen, SD, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:34-9. 2006
    ..To report prevalences of overweight and obesity in a large sample of American Indian children from a survey in 2002-2003, and to evaluate the change in prevalences since 1995-1996 when children on the same reservations were measured...
  44. ncbi request reprint The review process fails to require appropriate statistical analysis of a group-randomized trial
    Peter J Hannan
    Pediatrics 114:509-11. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Body composition and overweight prevalence in 1704 schoolchildren from 7 American Indian communities
    Benjamin Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:308-12. 2003
    ..Nationwide data on obesity prevalence in American Indian communities are limited...
  46. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of a behavior-based food coding system for measuring fruit, 100% fruit juice, vegetable, and sweetened beverage consumption: results from the Girls Health Enrichment Multisite Studies
    Karen W Cullen
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Prev Med 38:S24-33. 2004
    ..This paper presents the rationale, reliability, and validity of a behavior-based food coding system for measuring fruit (F), juice (J), vegetable (V), sweetened beverage, and water consumption in children...
  47. ncbi request reprint Measurement of outcomes, mediators, and moderators in behavioral obesity prevention research
    Tom Baranowski
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Prev Med 38:S1-13. 2004
    ..This attenuation may indicate that interventions were not effective, when in truth they were. There has been little assessment of the quality of measurement in obesity prevention trials...
  48. ncbi request reprint Assessment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity
    Nancy F Krebs
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 4200 E Ninth Ave, Box C225, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Pediatrics 120:S193-228. 2007
    ..With this information, clinicians should find themselves better equipped to face the challenges of assessing childhood overweight and obesity accurately...

Research Grants2

  1. FOOD AND NUTRIENT SYSTEMS FOR RESEARCH
    John Himes; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  2. FOOD AND NUTRIENT SYSTEMS FOR RESEARCH
    John Himes; Fiscal Year: 2007
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