Amanda L Thompson

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Weight Gain Trajectories Associated With Elevated C-Reactive Protein Levels in Chinese Adults
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
  2. pmc Environmental, Dietary, and Behavioral Factors Distinguish Chinese Adults with High Waist-to-Height Ratio with and without Inflammation
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, Carolina Population Center, and
    J Nutr 145:1335-44. 2015
  3. pmc Multilevel examination of the association of urbanization with inflammation in Chinese adults
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 28:177-86. 2014
  4. pmc The critical period of infant feeding for the development of early disparities in obesity
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 97:288-96. 2013
  5. pmc Pressuring and restrictive feeding styles influence infant feeding and size among a low-income African-American sample
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:562-71. 2013
  6. pmc Maternal characteristics and perception of temperament associated with infant TV exposure
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, 123 W Franklin St, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e390-7. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Developmental origins of obesity: early feeding environments, infant growth, and the intestinal microbiome
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 24:350-60. 2012
  8. pmc Development and validation of the Infant Feeding Style Questionnaire
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Appetite 53:210-21. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Measurement of testosterone in infant fecal samples
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 23:820-2. 2011
  10. pmc Who's feeding baby? Non-maternal involvement in feeding and its association with dietary intakes among infants and toddlers
    Heather M Wasser
    Center for Women s Health Research, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 104B Market Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, United States Electronic address
    Appetite 71:7-15. 2013

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Weight Gain Trajectories Associated With Elevated C-Reactive Protein Levels in Chinese Adults
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
    ..Using latent class trajectory analysis, we test whether patterns of weight gain are associated with elevated high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP 2-10 mg/L)...
  2. pmc Environmental, Dietary, and Behavioral Factors Distinguish Chinese Adults with High Waist-to-Height Ratio with and without Inflammation
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, Carolina Population Center, and
    J Nutr 145:1335-44. 2015
    ..The environmental and behavioral risk factors associated with central obesity and/or inflammation in populations exposed to both obesogenic and pathogenic environments remain unclear...
  3. pmc Multilevel examination of the association of urbanization with inflammation in Chinese adults
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 28:177-86. 2014
    ..These results highlight the importance of place in relation to inflammation across the spectrum of rural and urban environments. ..
  4. pmc The critical period of infant feeding for the development of early disparities in obesity
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 97:288-96. 2013
    ..Given the intractability of pediatric obesity, understanding the role of early feeding in shaping long-term health disparities is critical for developing prevention strategies to stem obesity in early childhood...
  5. pmc Pressuring and restrictive feeding styles influence infant feeding and size among a low-income African-American sample
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:562-71. 2013
    ..Parental feeding styles and the attitudes and behaviors that characterize parental approaches to maintaining or modifying children's eating behavior are an important behavioral component shaping early obesity risk...
  6. pmc Maternal characteristics and perception of temperament associated with infant TV exposure
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, 123 W Franklin St, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e390-7. 2013
    ..This study examines the development of television (TV) behaviors across the first 18 months of life and identifies maternal and infant predictors of infant TV exposure...
  7. doi request reprint Developmental origins of obesity: early feeding environments, infant growth, and the intestinal microbiome
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 24:350-60. 2012
    ..This article argues that these biological mechanisms interact with the social and behavioral context of infant feeding to create differential vulnerability to later obesity...
  8. pmc Development and validation of the Infant Feeding Style Questionnaire
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Appetite 53:210-21. 2009
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  9. doi request reprint Measurement of testosterone in infant fecal samples
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 23:820-2. 2011
    ..This study reports the validation of a noninvasive method for repeated assessment of testosterone from infant fecal samples...
  10. pmc Who's feeding baby? Non-maternal involvement in feeding and its association with dietary intakes among infants and toddlers
    Heather M Wasser
    Center for Women s Health Research, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 104B Market Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, United States Electronic address
    Appetite 71:7-15. 2013
    ..Given the high prevalence of non-maternal involvement in feeding, interventions targeting multiple family members are warranted as they are likely to be more effective than those targeting the mother alone...
  11. pmc Prenatal and postnatal energetic conditions and sex steroids levels across the first year of life
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27599 Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27516
    Am J Hum Biol 25:643-54. 2013
    ..Thus, we examined the impact of maternal characteristics, birth size, and feeding practices on fecal sex steroid production in a longitudinal sample of 31 American infants followed from 2 weeks to 12 months of age...
  12. pmc Pathogenic and obesogenic factors associated with inflammation in Chinese children, adolescents and adults
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27599 Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27516
    Am J Hum Biol 26:18-28. 2014
    ..This study tests the relative contribution of obesogenic and pathogenic factors to moderate and acute CRP elevations in Chinese children, adolescents and adults...
  13. pmc Parent-child associations for changes in diet, screen time, and physical activity across two decades in modernizing China: China Health and Nutrition Survey 1991-2009
    Fei Dong
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 13:118. 2016
    ..We aimed to investigate changes in diet, screen time, and PA behaviors over time in children and their parents living in the same household, and examine the parent-child association for these behaviors...
  14. pmc Eighteen year weight trajectories and metabolic markers of diabetes in modernising China
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Diabetologia 57:1820-9. 2014
    ..Although obesity is a major risk factor for diabetes, little is known about weight gain trajectories across adulthood, and whether they are differentially associated with metabolic markers of diabetes...
  15. pmc Intergenerational impact of maternal obesity and postnatal feeding practices on pediatric obesity
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Nutr Rev 71:S55-61. 2013
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  16. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the relationships among weight gain, subcutaneous skinfold tissue and saltatory length growth spurts in infancy
    Michelle Lampl
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatr Res 58:1238-42. 2005
    ..These data generate the hypothesis that a common growth signal cascade couples growth in weight and length/height with a time delay due to sex-specific biology, reflected in a s.c. fat fold interface...
  17. ncbi request reprint Early determinants of non-exclusive breastfeeding among Guatemalan infants
    Daniel W Sellen
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:299-301. 2004
  18. pmc Non-invasive methods for estradiol recovery from infant fecal samples
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Front Physiol 1:148. 2010
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  19. ncbi request reprint Growth chart curves do not describe individual growth biology
    Michelle Lampl
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:643-53. 2007
    ..Further characterization of individual growth patterns will contribute to increased understanding of both individual growth biology and the nature of adaptability...
  20. doi request reprint The influence of maternal psychosocial characteristics on infant feeding styles
    Katherine J Barrett
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 301 Alumni Building, CB 3115, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 3115, USA Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 206 West Franklin St Rm 208, Chapel Hill, NC, 27516 2569, USA Electronic address
    Appetite 103:396-402. 2016
    ..Focusing on strengthening maternal self-esteem and parenting self-efficacy may help to prevent the development of less desirable infant feeding styles. ..
  21. pmc Confirmatory factor analysis of the Infant Feeding Styles Questionnaire in Latino families
    Charles T Wood
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Electronic address
    Appetite 100:118-25. 2016
    ..Latino children are at higher risk of obesity than the general population, yet valid measure of feeding practices, one of which is the Infant Feeding Styles Questionnaire (IFSQ), have not been formally validated in Spanish...
  22. pmc Beyond the Paleolithic prescription: incorporating diversity and flexibility in the study of human diet evolution
    Bethany L Turner
    Department of Anthropology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30302, USA
    Nutr Rev 71:501-10. 2013
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