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Published in International Journal of Obesity4.51
D. Eastern Kang Sim (UCSD: University of California, San Diego), David R. Strong42
Estimated H-index: 42
(UCSD: University of California, San Diego)
+ -3 AuthorsKerri N. Boutelle36
Estimated H-index: 36
(UCSD: University of California, San Diego)
The Emotional Eating Scale - Adapted for Children and Adolescents (EES-C) assesses children’s urge to eat in response to experiences of negative affect. Prior psychometric studies have demonstrated the high reliability, concurrent validity, and test–retest reliability of theoretically defined subconstructs among non-clinical samples of children and adolescents who were primarily healthy weight; however, no psychometric studies exist investigating the EES-C among clinical samples of children with...
Published in International Journal of Obesity4.51
Nichola Shackleton4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Auckland),
Kevin Chang1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of Auckland)
+ -3 AuthorsBarry Milne4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Auckland)
New Zealand has high rates of child overweight and obesity when compared with other countries. Despite an abundance of research documenting the problem, it is unclear what the most effective policy changes or interventions are, and how policy changes might unfold over time within complex systems. We use estimates derived from meta-analyses to create a dynamic microsimulation model of child overweight (including obesity). Using census records we created a synthetic birth cohort of 10,000 children...
Published in International Journal of Obesity4.51
Fatou kiné Ndiaye1
Estimated H-index: 1
(university of lille),
Marlène Huyvaert (university of lille)+ -3 AuthorsPiero Marchetti65
Estimated H-index: 65
(UniPi: University of Pisa)
Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified more than 250 loci associated with body mass index (BMI) and obesity. However, post-GWAS functional genomic investigations have been inadequate for understanding how these genetic loci physiologically impact disease development. We performed a PCR-free expression assay targeting genes located nearby the GWAS-identified SNPs associated with BMI/obesity in a large panel of human tissues. Furthermore, we analyzed several genetic risk scores (GR...
Published in International Journal of Obesity4.51
Andrew Kaufman1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Cornell University),
Jennie Kim (Cornell University)+ -3 AuthorsRobin Dando10
Estimated H-index: 10
(Cornell University)
Our sense of taste is critical in defining our food choices and habits. Located primarily in our tongue, taste buds are small assemblies of constantly renewing sensory cells, tasked with evaluating oral stimuli before the food we eat is consumed. Using both mice and a free-living human population, we tracked taste papilla abundancy with weight gain, to test for deficiencies in the taste system of obese mice and humans with increased adiposity. Mice fed a high-fat diet for 8 weeks expressed marke...
Published in International Journal of Obesity4.51
Cyrus Jahansouz6
Estimated H-index: 6
(UMN: University of Minnesota),
Hongliang Xu5
Estimated H-index: 5
(UMN: University of Minnesota)
+ -3 AuthorsKristin Ewing2
Estimated H-index: 2
Published in International Journal of Obesity4.51
Gemma Aragonès10
Estimated H-index: 10
,
Marina Colom-Pellicer + -3 AuthorsCristóbal Richart38
Estimated H-index: 38
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) causes a wide spectrum of liver damage, from simple steatosis (SS) to cirrhosis. SS and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) cannot be distinguished by clinical or laboratory features. Dysregulation of the gut microbiota is involved in NASH pathogenesis. The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between microbiota-derived metabolites and the degrees of NAFLD; also, to investigate whether these metabolites could be included in a panel of NASH b...
Published in International Journal of Obesity4.51
Richard L. Atkinson36
Estimated H-index: 36
(VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University),
Barbara C. Hansen55
Estimated H-index: 55
(USF: University of South Florida)
Published on Sep 4, 2018in International Journal of Obesity4.51
Russell Nelson (Military Academy), Johnathan Cheatham (Military Academy)+ 2 AuthorsDiana M. Thomas4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Military Academy)
The objective for percent body fat standards in the United States Army Body Composition Program (ABCP) is to ensure soldiers maintain optimal well-being and performance under all conditions. However, conducting large-scale experiments within the United States Army to evaluate the efficacy of the thresholds is challenging. A receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analysis with corresponding area under the curve (AUC) was performed on body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference to determine opt...
Published on Mar 18, 2019in International Journal of Obesity4.51
Linda P.M. Pluymen2
Estimated H-index: 2
(UU: Utrecht University),
Alet H. Wijga49
Estimated H-index: 49
+ 3 AuthorsL. van Rossem19
Estimated H-index: 19
(UU: Utrecht University)
There is growing evidence for a protective effect of breastfeeding against overweight and diabetes. It is less clear though, whether breastfed infants also have a more favorable cardiometabolic profile in childhood. We investigated whether children who were breastfed in infancy had more favorable cardiometabolic markers at 12 years of age than children who were never breastfed and received formula milk instead, and whether associations depended on the duration of breastfeeding. In 1509 participa...
Published on Aug 14, 2018in International Journal of Obesity4.51
William Johnson16
Estimated H-index: 16
(Lboro: Loughborough University),
Joshua A. Bell14
Estimated H-index: 14
(UoB: University of Bristol)
+ 3 AuthorsMark Hamer68
Estimated H-index: 68
(Lboro: Loughborough University)
To describe 20-year risk factor trajectories according to initial weight/health status and investigate the extent to which baseline differences explain greater mortality among metabolically healthy obese (MHO) individuals than healthy non-obese individuals. The sample comprised 6529 participants in the Whitehall II study who were measured serially between 1991–1994 and 2012–2013. Baseline weight (non-obese or obese; body mass index (BMI) ≥30 kg/m2) and health status (healthy or unhealthy; two or...
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