Richard D Telford
- Low physical activity and obesity: causes of chronic disease or simply predictors?Richard D Telford
Faculty of Medicine, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1233-40. 2007..The purpose of this review is to determine whether low PA and obesity actually cause metabolic dysfunction and chronic disease, especially type 2 diabetes (T2D), rather than simply operating as predictors or markers...
- Effects of changes in adiposity and physical activity on preadolescent insulin resistance: the Australian LOOK longitudinal studyRichard D Telford
College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
PLoS ONE 7:e47438. 2012..We aimed to determine whether these responses persisted as the children approached adolescence...
- Determinants of childhood adiposity: evidence from the Australian LOOK studyRichard D Telford
College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
PLoS ONE 7:e50014. 2012..To contribute to the current debate as to the relative influences of dietary intake and physical activity on the development of adiposity in community-based children...
- Physical education, obesity, and academic achievement: a 2-year longitudinal investigation of Australian elementary school childrenRichard D Telford
Medical School, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Am J Public Health 102:368-74. 2012..We determined whether physical education (PE) taught by specialists contributed to academic development and prevention of obesity in elementary school children...
- Day-dependent step-count patterns and their persistence over 3 years in 8-10-year-old children: the LOOK projectRichard D Telford
Division of Public Health Research, Commonwealth Institute Australia, Canberra, Australia
Ann Hum Biol 36:669-79. 2009..Physical activity in children is known to be generally lower at weekends but whether systematic day-to-day differences exist throughout the week is unclear...
- Reformulation of BMI and percent body fat to remove the height bias in 8-year-oldsRichard D Telford
Public Health Research Unit, Commonwealth Institute Australia, Manuka, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2175-81. 2008..Ht(-3)) and FM function (FMF, FM.BM(-1.5)) replacing BMI and %BF, which both overestimate the adiposity of taller children and underestimate it in shorter children...
- Discordance of international adiposity classifications in Australian boys and girls - the LOOK studyRichard D Telford
Faculty of Medicine, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Ann Hum Biol 35:334-41. 2008..Various charts based on body mass index (BMI) and per cent body fat (%BF) are used to classify childhood body composition but outcomes may vary...
- The lifestyle of our kids (LOOK) project: outline of methodsRichard D Telford
The Commonwealth Institute, Australia
J Sci Med Sport 12:156-63. 2009....
- Contrasting longitudinal and cross-sectional relationships between insulin resistance and percentage of body fat, fitness, and physical activity in children-the LOOK studyRichard D Telford
Medical School, Australian National University and Commonwealth Institute, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Pediatr Diabetes 10:500-7. 2009..We aimed to determine (a) changes in the homeostatic model of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) over a 2-yr period and (b) comparisons of longitudinal and cross-sectional relationships between HOMA-IR and lifestyle-related risk factors...
- Physical education and blood lipid concentrations in children: the LOOK randomized cluster trialRichard D Telford
National Institute of Sports Studies, Faculty of Health, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia Clinical Trials Unit, Academic Unit of Internal Medicine, Canberra Hospital, Garran, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
PLoS ONE 8:e76124. 2013..Our objective was to determine the effect of a modern elementary school physical education (PE) program on the blood lipid concentrations in community-based children...
- Schools with fitter children achieve better literacy and numeracy results: evidence of a school cultural effectRichard D Telford
Medical School, Australian National University, Acton, ACT, Australia
Pediatr Exerc Sci 24:45-57. 2012....
- Establishment of pediatric reference intervals on a large cohort of healthy childrenEmma K Southcott
ACT Pathology, The Canberra Hospital, Canberra, Australia
Clin Chim Acta 411:1421-7. 2010..There have been limited studies generating reference intervals from pediatric populations. We have studied a large cohort of healthy children on 3 separate occasions at 2yearly intervals...
- The distribution of cardiac troponin I in a population of healthy children: lessons for adultsGus Koerbin
University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Clin Chim Acta 417:54-6. 2013..To describe the distribution of hs-cTnI in a large cohort of healthy children...
- Sensitivity of blood lipids to changes in adiposity, exercise, and diet in childrenRichard D Telford
1UC Research Institute for Sport and Exercise, Faculty of Health, University of Canberra, Bruce, ACT, AUSTRALIA 2Clinical Trials Unit, Canberra Hospital, Garran, ACT, AUSTRALIA 3Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, AUSTRALIA 4Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, AUSTRALIA 5Center for Research and Action in Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Canberra, Bruce, ACT, AUSTRALIA and 6College of Medicine, Biology, and Environment, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Med Sci Sports Exerc 47:974-82. 2015..This study aims to determine whether blood lipids in healthy preadolescent children are sensitive to normally occurring changes in percent body fat, physical activity (PA), cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), and macronutrient intake...
- Outcomes of a four-year specialist-taught physical education program on physical activity: a cluster randomized controlled trial, the LOOK studyRohan M Telford
Centre for Research and Action in Public Health, Health Research Institute, University of Canberra, Bruce, ACT, 2617, Australia
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 13:64. 2016..The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of a 4-year specialist-taught Physical Education (PE) program on physical activity (PA) among primary school children...
- Transient troponin elevations in the blood of healthy young childrenJulia M Potter
Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
Clin Chim Acta 413:702-6. 2012..We have examined a cohort of healthy children and measured TnT in their blood...
- Why Are Girls Less Physically Active than Boys? Findings from the LOOK Longitudinal StudyRohan M Telford
Centre for Research and Action in Public Health, Health Research Institute, University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT, Australia
PLoS ONE 11:e0150041. 2016..A greater understanding of the mechanisms underlying this difference has potential to guide PA intervention strategies...
- Influence of training loads on patterns of illness in elite distance runnersPeter A Fricker
Technical Direction, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia
Clin J Sport Med 15:246-52. 2005..To investigate relationships between training mileage and intensity, and the type, incidence, severity, and duration of respiratory illness in distance runners, and the impact of illness on submaximal and maximal running performance...
- Reliability and variability of running economy in elite distance runnersPhilo U Saunders
Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, ACT 2616, Australia
Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1972-6. 2004..3 +/- 7.3 mL x min(-1) x kg(-1)), and measure the between-athlete variation of 70 highly trained runners (VO2max 69.7 +/- 6.0 mL x min(-1) x kg(-1)) to determine the magnitude of the smallest worthwhile change (SWC) required for RE...
- Factors affecting running economy in trained distance runnersPhilo U Saunders
Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, ACT
Sports Med 34:465-85. 2004..The importance of RE to successful distance running is well established, and future research should focus on identifying methods to improve RE. Interventions that are easily incorporated into an athlete's training are desirable...