Cynthia J Bartok
Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
- Role of body mass index and gestational weight gain in breastfeeding outcomesCynthia J Bartok
Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
Breastfeed Med 7:448-56. 2012..This study determined whether high maternal prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and/or excess gestational weight gain (GWG) is associated with reduced breastfeeding duration and earlier formula supplementation...
- Mechanisms underlying the association between breastfeeding and obesityCynthia J Bartok
Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Int J Pediatr Obes 4:196-204. 2009..These three protective effects may promote slower growth and lower body fat levels in breastfed infants, which reduce risk of overweight and obesity later in life...
- Babies fed breastmilk by breast versus by bottle: a pilot study evaluating early growth patternsCynthia J Bartok
Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 16802, USA
Breastfeed Med 6:117-24. 2011..This prospective pilot study compared the growth and body composition patterns of 19 predominantly breastfed/nursing infants (NG) and 18 infants fed significant quantities of breastmilk by bottle (BG) during the first 6 months of life...
- High body mass index percentile accurately reflects excess adiposity in white girlsCynthia J Bartok
Department of Kinesiology and Center for Childhood Obesity Research, 101 Noll Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 111:437-41. 2011....
- Risky vs rapid growth in infancy: refining pediatric screening for childhood overweightDarcy E Gungor
Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1091-7. 2010....
- Air-displacement plethysmography for the measurement of body composition in children aged 6-48 monthsRyan P Rosendale
Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatr Res 71:299-304. 2012..Air-displacement plethysmography (ADP) is an age-appropriate method for measuring relative fat mass (%FM) in children; however, the accuracy of this method has not been evaluated in children aged 5 y or younger...