John H Himes

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Validity of parent-reported weight and height of preschool children measured at home or estimated without home measurement: a validation study
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Pediatr 11:63. 2011
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Associations of home food availability, dietary intake, screen time and physical activity with BMI in young American-Indian children
    Chrisa Arcan
    Division of Epidemiology and Community of Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:146-55. 2013
  4. pmc Bright Start: Description and main outcomes from a group-randomized obesity prevention trial in American Indian children
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:2241-9. 2012
  5. pmc Growing into obesity: patterns of height growth in those who become normal weight, overweight, or obese as young adults
    Steven D Stovitz
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 23:635-41. 2011
  6. pmc Food responsiveness, parental food control and anthropometric outcomes among young American Indian children: cross-sectional and prospective findings
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 5 160 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:136-42. 2013
  7. 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
  8. pmc Intervention effects on kindergarten and first-grade teachers' classroom food practices and food-related beliefs in American Indian reservation schools
    Chrisa Arcan
    Division of Epidemiology and Community of Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:1076-83. 2013
  9. pmc American Indian parents' assessment of and concern about their kindergarten child's weight status, South Dakota, 2005-2006
    Chrisa Arcan
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 South 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E56. 2012
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. pmc Validity of parent-reported weight and height of preschool children measured at home or estimated without home measurement: a validation study
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Pediatr 11:63. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the validity of parent-reported height, weight and BMI values of preschool children (3-7 y-old), when measured at home or estimated by parents without actual measurement...
  2. 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...
  3. doi request reprint Associations of home food availability, dietary intake, screen time and physical activity with BMI in young American-Indian children
    Chrisa Arcan
    Division of Epidemiology and Community of Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:146-55. 2013
    ..To evaluate associations between home environmental factors and BMI of young American-Indian children...
  4. pmc Bright Start: Description and main outcomes from a group-randomized obesity prevention trial in American Indian children
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:2241-9. 2012
    ..Changes in duration of school physical activity were not significant. Because obesity is the most daunting health challenge facing American Indian children today, more intervention research is needed to identify effective approaches...
  5. pmc Growing into obesity: patterns of height growth in those who become normal weight, overweight, or obese as young adults
    Steven D Stovitz
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 23:635-41. 2011
    ..To study whether patterns of height growth differ by adult obesity status, and determine the contribution of subcutaneous fatness as an explanatory variable for any differences...
  6. pmc Food responsiveness, parental food control and anthropometric outcomes among young American Indian children: cross-sectional and prospective findings
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 5 160 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:136-42. 2013
    ..Assess cross-sectional and prospective associations between food responsiveness and parental food control and anthropometric outcomes among American Indian children...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Intervention effects on kindergarten and first-grade teachers' classroom food practices and food-related beliefs in American Indian reservation schools
    Chrisa Arcan
    Division of Epidemiology and Community of Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:1076-83. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc American Indian parents' assessment of and concern about their kindergarten child's weight status, South Dakota, 2005-2006
    Chrisa Arcan
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 South 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E56. 2012
    ..Obesity is highly prevalent among American Indians, and effective prevention efforts require caregiver involvement. We examined American Indian (AI) parents' assessment of and level of concern about their kindergarten child's weight status...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc High food insecurity and its correlates among families living on a rural American Indian Reservation
    Katherine W Bauer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1346-52. 2012
    ..We sought to better understand the prevalence and consequences of food insecurity among American Indian families with young children...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Acetylcholinesterase activity, cohabitation with floricultural workers, and blood pressure in Ecuadorian children
    Jose R Suarez-Lopez
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:619-24. 2013
    ..Children of agricultural workers are likely to have paraoccupational exposures to pesticides, but the potential physiological impact of such exposures is unclear...
  14. doi request reprint Adoption as an intervention for institutionally reared children: HPA functioning and developmental status
    Maria G Kroupina
    International Adoption Medicine Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 717 Delaware St SE, Mail Code 1932, Minneapolis, MN 55414, United States
    Infant Behav Dev 35:829-37. 2012
    ..Future work should investigate whether disturbance in the HPA system is a heightened risk for long-term negative developmental outcomes...
  15. pmc Summer effects on body mass index (BMI) gain and growth patterns of American Indian children from kindergarten to first grade: a prospective study
    Jianduan Zhang
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of, Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:951. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of summer vacation between kindergarten and first grade on growth in height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) for a sample of American Indian children...
  16. pmc Ethnic variation in body composition assessment in a sample of adolescent girls
    Katie A Meyer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:481-90. 2011
    ..To compare body composition assessment by bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in a multiethnic sample of adolescent girls...
  17. pmc Associations of American Indian children's screen-time behavior with parental television behavior, parental perceptions of children's screen time, and media-related resources in the home
    Daheia J Barr-Anderson
    University of Minnesota, School of Kinesiology, 207 Cooke Hall, 1900 University Blvd SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A105. 2011
    ....
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Determinants of catch-up growth in international adoptees from eastern europe
    Bradley S Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Pediatr Endocrinol 2010:107252. 2010
    ..In summary, most adoptees demonstrate excellent CUG within six months after adoption. If growth failure persists after 6 months of appropriate caloric intake, nutrition-independent causes should be considered...
  21. 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
    ....
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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)...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc The co-occurrence of obesity, elevated blood pressure, and acanthosis nigricans among American Indian school children: identifying individual heritage and environment-level correlates
    Mary O Hearst
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 23:346-52. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence and explore the social and cultural etiologic roots of weight status, blood pressure, and acanthosis nigricans among American Indian children on a reservation in South Dakota...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Comparison of multiple steroid concentrations in serum and dried blood spots throughout the day of patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Kyriakie Sarafoglou
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn 55455, USA
    Horm Res Paediatr 75:19-25. 2011
    ..Steroid profiling in dried blood spots (DBS) may allow for more frequent and sensitive monitoring...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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
    ....
  37. 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...
  38. pmc Lower acetylcholinesterase activity among children living with flower plantation workers
    Jose R Suarez-Lopez
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Environ Res 114:53-9. 2012
    ..Participants lived in a rural county in Ecuador with substantial flower plantation activity...
  39. 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...