R Y T Sung

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Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and body mass index in Chinese children: cutoff values for predicting cardiovascular risk factors
    R Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:550-8. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Regular exercise and a healthy dietary pattern are associated with lower resting blood pressure in non-obese adolescents: a population-based study
    H K So
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Hum Hypertens 27:304-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Higher exercise frequency associated with lower blood pressure in Hong Kong adolescents: a population-based study
    H K So
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    J Hum Hypertens 24:646-51. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of diet and strength training on obese children's physical self-concept
    C C W Yu
    Department of Pediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 48:76-82. 2008
  5. pmc Longer term follow up of aerobic capacity in children affected by severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
    C C W Yu
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Thorax 61:240-6. 2006
  6. pmc Cough frequency in children with mild asthma correlates with sputum neutrophil count
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Thorax 61:747-50. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Self-reported waist circumference: a screening tool for classifying children with overweight/obesity and cardiometabolic risk factor clustering
    N P T Chan
    The School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatr Obes 7:110-20. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-perception of physical competences in preadolescent overweight Chinese children
    R Y T Sung
    Department of Pediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:101-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure and physical activity of obese children: cross-sectional study
    C W Yu
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 8:313-7. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Breakfast frequency inversely associated with BMI and body fatness in Hong Kong Chinese children aged 9-18 years
    H K So
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    Br J Nutr 106:742-51. 2011

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and body mass index in Chinese children: cutoff values for predicting cardiovascular risk factors
    R Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:550-8. 2007
    ..WC provides a measure of central obesity, which has been specifically associated with CV risk factors. Reference standards for WC, and for WC and BMI risk threshold values are not established in Chinese children...
  2. doi request reprint Regular exercise and a healthy dietary pattern are associated with lower resting blood pressure in non-obese adolescents: a population-based study
    H K So
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Hum Hypertens 27:304-8. 2013
    ..63 (95% CI 1.24-2.15). In conclusion, regular exercise and a healthy diet are positively associated with lower BP even in non-obese adolescents...
  3. doi request reprint Higher exercise frequency associated with lower blood pressure in Hong Kong adolescents: a population-based study
    H K So
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    J Hum Hypertens 24:646-51. 2010
    ..63, 95%CI 0.47-0.85). In conclusion, structured physical training activity of two or more times a week has a beneficial effect on blood pressure in Hong Kong children aged 11-18 years...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of diet and strength training on obese children's physical self-concept
    C C W Yu
    Department of Pediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 48:76-82. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of a 6-week diet and exercise program, with emphasis on strength training, on the physical self-concept, body composition, and physical fitness of young overweight and obese children...
  5. pmc Longer term follow up of aerobic capacity in children affected by severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
    C C W Yu
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Thorax 61:240-6. 2006
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate the aerobic capacity and pulmonary function of children 6 and 15 months after the diagnosis of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
  6. pmc Cough frequency in children with mild asthma correlates with sputum neutrophil count
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Thorax 61:747-50. 2006
    ..A study was undertaken to measure cough frequency in children with stable asthma using a validated monitoring device, and to assess the correlation between cough frequency and the degree and type of airway inflammation...
  7. doi request reprint Self-reported waist circumference: a screening tool for classifying children with overweight/obesity and cardiometabolic risk factor clustering
    N P T Chan
    The School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatr Obes 7:110-20. 2012
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  8. ncbi request reprint Self-perception of physical competences in preadolescent overweight Chinese children
    R Y T Sung
    Department of Pediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:101-6. 2005
    ..To compare self-perceptions of physical competences in overweight and in normal weight preadolescent Chinese children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure and physical activity of obese children: cross-sectional study
    C W Yu
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 8:313-7. 2002
    ..To investigate the total daily energy expenditure and physical activity pattern of a group of obese and non-obese Hong Kong children...
  10. doi request reprint Breakfast frequency inversely associated with BMI and body fatness in Hong Kong Chinese children aged 9-18 years
    H K So
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    Br J Nutr 106:742-51. 2011
    ..Further study is recommended to elucidate whether regular breakfast consumption may have a role in the prevention of childhood obesity...
  11. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure in children with obstructive sleep apnoea: a community based study
    A M Li
    Dr A M Li, Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Thorax 63:803-9. 2008
    ..Childhood obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is increasingly being recognised. Its effects on blood pressure (BP) elevation and hypertension are still controversial...
  12. ncbi request reprint Implications of using World Health Organization growth reference (2007) for identifying growth problems in Hong Kong children aged 6 to 18 years
    H K So
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 6 F Clinical Science Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 17:174-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the implications of replacing Hong Kong's 1993 growth references (HK1993) with the World Health Organization's 2007 references (WHO2007) for children aged 6 to 18 years...
  13. ncbi request reprint Overweight in children is associated with arterial endothelial dysfunction and intima-media thickening
    K S Woo
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:852-7. 2004
    ..We sought to study arterial endothelial function and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), both early markers of atherosclerosis, in overweight compared to normal children...
  14. ncbi request reprint In vitro anti-allergic activities of a newly concocted traditional Chinese medicine--the wheeze-relief formula
    S K W Lee
    Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Ethnopharmacol 103:406-12. 2006
    ..The above results suggest a possible anti-allergic role of WRF and provide a biochemical basis for further clinical trial on human subjects...
  15. doi request reprint Identification of viral and atypical bacterial pathogens in children hospitalized with acute respiratory infections in Hong Kong by multiplex PCR assays
    R Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    J Med Virol 81:153-9. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with length of hospital stay in children with respiratory disease
    L Y Tsung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 16:440-6. 2010
    ..To explore factors associated with length of stay, and secondarily to explore the potential of enhanced diagnostics to address respiratory disease burden in children...
  17. ncbi request reprint Induced sputum in childhood asthma
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 11:289-94. 2005
    ..This review discusses the technique of sputum induction, its clinical application, and our experience of its use in asthmatic children...
  18. ncbi request reprint Kawasaki disease in Hong Kong, 1994 to 2000
    Y M Ng
    Department of Paediatrics, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 11:331-5. 2005
    ..To describe the epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and management of Kawasaki disease in children in Hong Kong...
  19. ncbi request reprint Infection control for SARS in a tertiary paediatric centre in Hong Kong
    T F Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Hosp Infect 56:215-22. 2004
    ..In conclusion, stringent infection control precautions, appropriate triage and prompt isolation of potential SARS patients may have contributed to a lack of nosocomial spread and HCW acquisition of SARS in our unit...
  20. pmc Effects of dietary intervention and strength training on blood lipid level in obese children
    R Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Arch Dis Child 86:407-10. 2002
    ..To evaluate effects of a low energy diet, with or without strength training, on blood lipid profile in obese children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity, gender, actual-ideal body image discrepancies, and physical self-concept in Hong Kong children: cultural differences in the value of moderation
    Herbert W Marsh
    Department of Educational Studies, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 43:647-62. 2007
    ..The results reflect stronger Chinese cultural values of moderation and acceptance of obesity than in Western culture and have implications for social and educational policy in China...
  22. ncbi request reprint The association between global self-esteem, physical self-concept and actual vs ideal body size rating in Chinese primary school children
    P W C Lau
    Department of Physical Education, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:314-9. 2004
    ..To investigate whether the discrepancy between actual and ideal body size rating is related to Chinese children's global self-esteem and global physical self-concept...