W Robertson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Warwick
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Families for Health V2 for the treatment of childhood obesity: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Wendy Robertson
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Trials 14:81. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Two-year follow-up of the 'Families for Health' programme for the treatment of childhood obesity
    W Robertson
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 38:229-36. 2012
  3. pmc Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant
    W Robertson
    Department of Public Health, Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Thorax 62:981-90. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Pilot of "Families for Health": community-based family intervention for obesity
    W Robertson
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:921-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Patterns of smoking, quit attempts and services for a cohort of 15- to 19-year-olds
    G Grimshaw
    Centre for Health Services Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 29:457-64. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Socio-economic status and overweight or obesity among school-age children in sub-Saharan Africa - a systematic review
    B H Fruhstorfer
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Clin Obes 6:19-32. 2016
  7. pmc Evaluation of recruitment methods for a trial targeting childhood obesity: Families for Health randomised controlled trial
    J Fleming
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Trials 16:535. 2015

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Evaluation of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Families for Health V2 for the treatment of childhood obesity: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Wendy Robertson
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Trials 14:81. 2013
    ..Families for Health V1 showed sustained reductions in overweight after 2 years in a pilot evaluation, but lacks a randomized controlled trial (RCT) evidence base...
  2. doi request reprint Two-year follow-up of the 'Families for Health' programme for the treatment of childhood obesity
    W Robertson
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 38:229-36. 2012
    ..Significant improvements in body mass index (BMI) z-score (-0.21, 95% CI: -0.35 to -0.07, P = 0.007) and other health outcomes were seen in children at a 9-month follow-up...
  3. pmc Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant
    W Robertson
    Department of Public Health, Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Thorax 62:981-90. 2007
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Pilot of "Families for Health": community-based family intervention for obesity
    W Robertson
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:921-6. 2008
    ..To develop and evaluate "Families for Health", a new community based family intervention for childhood obesity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patterns of smoking, quit attempts and services for a cohort of 15- to 19-year-olds
    G Grimshaw
    Centre for Health Services Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 29:457-64. 2003
    ..To establish patterns of smoking among 15-to 19-year-olds within mixed urban and suburban area and explore preference for the nature of services to assist quitting...
  6. doi request reprint Socio-economic status and overweight or obesity among school-age children in sub-Saharan Africa - a systematic review
    B H Fruhstorfer
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Clin Obes 6:19-32. 2016
    ..68). The magnitude of the association tended to be stronger for area or school-type compared with composite measures. In summary, children from higher SES households and those attending private schools tended to be overweight and obese. ..
  7. pmc Evaluation of recruitment methods for a trial targeting childhood obesity: Families for Health randomised controlled trial
    J Fleming
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Trials 16:535. 2015
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of active recruitment (contacting eligible families directly) versus passive recruitment (informing the community through flyers, public events, media)...