Shumei S Sun

Summary

Affiliation: Wright State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Childhood obesity predicts adult metabolic syndrome: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Shumei S Sun
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, USA
    J Pediatr 152:191-200. 2008
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Development of bioelectrical impedance analysis prediction equations for body composition with the use of a multicomponent model for use in epidemiologic surveys
    Shumei S Sun
    Lifespan Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:331-40. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Systolic blood pressure in childhood predicts hypertension and metabolic syndrome later in life
    Shumei S Sun
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, 3171 Research Blvd, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Pediatrics 119:237-46. 2007
  5. 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
  6. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on infant weight and weight change: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45420 4014, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:692-702. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Fifty-year trends in serial body mass index during adolescence in girls: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:441-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Do changes in body mass index percentile reflect changes in body composition in children? Data from the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e487-95. 2006
  9. pmc Parental and offspring associations of the metabolic syndrome in the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Roy T Sabo
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:461-6. 2012
  10. pmc Quantitative genetics of cortical bone mass in healthy 10-year-old children from the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Dana L Duren
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, 3171 Research Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Bone 40:464-70. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Childhood Obesity and Sexual Maturation
    Shumei Sun; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Childhood obesity predicts adult metabolic syndrome: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Shumei S Sun
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, USA
    J Pediatr 152:191-200. 2008
    ..To determine the age of significant divergence in body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference in adults with and without the metabolic syndrome, and to provide age- and sex-specific childhood values that predict adult metabolic syndrome...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Development of bioelectrical impedance analysis prediction equations for body composition with the use of a multicomponent model for use in epidemiologic surveys
    Shumei S Sun
    Lifespan Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:331-40. 2003
    ..Previous studies to develop and validate bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) equations to predict body composition were limited by small sample sizes, sex specificity, and reliance on reference methods that use a 2-component model...
  4. ncbi request reprint Systolic blood pressure in childhood predicts hypertension and metabolic syndrome later in life
    Shumei S Sun
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, 3171 Research Blvd, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Pediatrics 119:237-46. 2007
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on infant weight and weight change: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45420 4014, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:692-702. 2007
    ..Understanding genetic influences on growth rate in a well-nourished, nutritionally stable population may help us interpret the causes and consequences of centile crossing in nutritionally compromised contexts...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fifty-year trends in serial body mass index during adolescence in girls: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:441-6. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Do changes in body mass index percentile reflect changes in body composition in children? Data from the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e487-95. 2006
    ..Our aim was to examine the degree to which changes in BMI percentile reflect changes in body fat and lean body mass during childhood and how age and gender affect these relationships...
  9. pmc Parental and offspring associations of the metabolic syndrome in the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Roy T Sabo
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:461-6. 2012
    ..Evidence shows that some causes of the metabolic syndrome (MS) begin in childhood, which could indicate a familial association, through either genetic inheritance or cohabitation...
  10. pmc Quantitative genetics of cortical bone mass in healthy 10-year-old children from the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Dana L Duren
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, 3171 Research Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Bone 40:464-70. 2007
    ..Results of this investigation provide evidence of significant genetic control over bone mass largely independent of maturation while bones are actively growing and before rapid accrual of bone that typically occurs during puberty...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic architecture of knee radiographic joint space in healthy young adults
    Dana L Duren
    Department of Community Health, Lifespan Health Research Center, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, 3171 Research Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45420 4014, USA
    Hum Biol 80:1-9. 2008
    ..Genetic correlation analyses indicate complete pleiotropy between MJS and LJS but genetic independence of joint space and JW...
  12. pmc Prolonged juvenile States and delay of cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors: the Fels Longitudinal study
    Shumei S Sun
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0032, USA
    J Pediatr 155:S7.e1-6. 2009
    ..To ascertain the influence of such a prolonged juvenile state on delaying the onset of the metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes mellitus later in life...
  13. pmc Predictive ability of childhood metabolic components for adult metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes
    Christine M Schubert
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0032, USA
    J Pediatr 155:S6.e1-7. 2009
    ..To estimate sensitivity, specificity, and positive and negative predictive values of components of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) during childhood for MetS and type 2 diabetes (T2D) in adulthood...
  14. pmc Serial childhood BMI and associations with adult hypertension and obesity: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Roy T Sabo
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1741-3. 2012
    ..These results were independent of adult BMI and were observed in both men and women. Increased adult BP has its genesis in part from increased childhood BMI...
  15. ncbi request reprint Early menarche and the development of cardiovascular disease risk factors in adolescent girls: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Karen E Remsberg
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3171 Research Boulevard, Kettering, Ohio 45420 4006, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:2718-24. 2005
    ..Girls with early menarche exhibited elevated blood pressure and glucose intolerance compared with later maturing girls, independent of body composition...
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Secular trends in body composition for children and young adults: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Shumei S Sun
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0032, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 24:506-14. 2012
    ..To determine secular trends by birth decade in body mass index (BMI), waist circumference/height (W/Ht), percent body fat (PBF), and fat-free mass adjusted for height squared (FFM/Ht(2) ) in children and adolescents aged 8-18 years...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Quantitative genetic analysis of cellular adhesion molecules: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Miryoung Lee
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University, School of Medicine, 3171 Research Blvd, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Atherosclerosis 185:150-8. 2006
    ..In the Fels Longitudinal Study, the levels of four sCAMs are significantly influenced by genetic effects, and sICAM-1 shares a common genetic background with sVCAM-1...
  20. ncbi request reprint Heritability of calcaneal quantitative ultrasound measures in healthy adults from the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Miryoung Lee
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Bone 35:1157-63. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates that QUS measures of the calcaneus among healthy men and women are heritable, and there are large shared additive genetic effects among all of the traits examined...
  21. ncbi request reprint Total body water volume for white children and adolescents and anthropometric prediction equations: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    William C Chumlea
    Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45420, USA
    Kidney Int 68:2317-22. 2005
    ..There are few studies of total body water (TBW) volume in children. Such studies are needed, as are new prediction equations for the clinical management of children with renal insufficiency and those receiving dialysis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Recent decline in age at menarche: the Fels Longitudinal Study
    Ellen W Demerath
    Lifespan Health Research Center, Department of Community Health, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 16:453-7. 2004
    ..These two findings suggest that population-level shifts in BMI and the timing of menarche are largely independent, although sometimes coincident, processes...
  23. pmc Relationships between serial childhood adiposity measures and adult blood pressure: The Fels longitudinal study
    Roy Travis Sabo
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:830-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine associations between these alternative serial childhood adiposity measures and adulthood blood pressure...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in young adulthood metabolic syndrome and physical activity: the Fels longitudinal study
    Karen E Remsberg
    Department of Social Medicine, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:544-50. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of habitual physical activity (PA) on the metabolic syndrome (MS) in young adult men and women...
  25. pmc Anatomical patterning of visceral adipose tissue: race, sex, and age variation
    Ellen W Demerath
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2984-93. 2007
    ..We tested sex, race, and age differences in the patterning of visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and subcutaneous adipose tissue...

Research Grants1

  1. Childhood Obesity and Sexual Maturation
    Shumei Sun; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....