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A systematic review of the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in routine practice.

10.14655/743983-900692 Public Health England Lifestyle interventions, Prevention, Type 2 diabetes mellitus This document updates and extends a previously conducted systematic review and meta-analysis assessing the effectiveness of ‘real-world’ interventio ...

Are Metabolically Healthy Overweight and Obesity Benign Conditions?: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Kramer, C.K., et al Metabolic status, Mortality, Cardiovascular event, Normal-weight, Overweight, Obese, Obesity Recent interest has focused on a unique subgroup of overweight and obese individuals who have normal metabolic features despite increased adip ...

The heights and weights of Irish children from the post-war era to the Celtic tiger

Perry, Ivan J.; Whelton, Helen; Harrington, Janas; Cousins, Bernard; Childhood obesity; Historical trends; Height; Weight; Obesity in children-- Ireland; Social change-- Ireland-- 20th century; Health surveys-- Ireland; Accepted Version Obesity Systematic ...

Parenting styles, feeding styles, and their influence on child obesogenic behaviors and body weight. A review

Vollmer, R. and Mobley, AR childhood obesity With recommendations to include parents as targets for childhood obesity interventions, there is a need to review the relationship of general parenting influences on childhood obesity. Therefore, the aim of thi ...

The non-advertising effects of screen-based sedentary activities on acute eating behaviours in children, adolescents, and young adults. A systematic review.

Marsh, S., Mhurchu, CN. and Maddison, R. childhood obesity Sedentary screen time may be an important determinant of childhood obesity. A number of potential mechanisms to explain the link between screen time and increased bodyweight have been proposed; ho ...

The impact of initiatives to limit the advertising of food and beverage products to children: a systematic review

Galbraith-Emami, S. and Lobstein, T. Food and drink advertising In response to increasing evidence that advertising of foods and beverages affects children's food choices and food intake, several national governments and many of the world's larg ...

Individual- Versus Group-Based Financial Incentives for Weight Loss

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Measuring the Food and Built Environments in Urban Centres: Reliability and Validity of the EURO-PREVOB Community Questionnaire

Pomerleau, J., et al Community-level data, Data tools, Environmental factors, Dietary intake, Physical activity The authors designed an instrument to measure objectively aspects of the built and food environments in urban areas, the EURO-PREVOB Community ...

Research: Applying economic evaluation to public health interventions: interventions to promote physical activity

Trueman, P. and Nana Kwame Anokye The cost-effectiveness of exercise referral schemes (ERSs) This paper explores the application of alternative approaches to economic evaluation of public health interventions, using a worked example of exercise referral s ...

Community Design and Policies for Free-Range Children: Creating Environments that Support Routine Physical Activity

Fenton, M. Childhood obesity Growing concern over childhood obesity has prompted a focus on underlying epidemics of physical inactivity and poor nutrition. Regarding the former, there is increasing understanding that behavior change promotion alone has no ...

Interventions to achieve long-term weight loss in obese older people

Systematic ReviewA systematic review and meta-analysisMiles D. Witham1 and Alison Avenell2 1 Section of Ageing and Health, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK2 Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK Ad ...

Interventions to achieve long-term weight loss in obese older people: A systematic review and meta-analysis

1 Section of Ageing and Health, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK2 Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK Address correspondence to: M. Witham. Tel: (+44) 1382 632436; Fax: (+44) 1382 660675. Email: ...

Interventions to achieve long-term weight loss in obese older people: A systematic review and meta-analysis

 1 Section of Ageing and Health, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK2 Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UKAddress correspondence to: M. Witham. Tel: (+44) 1382 632436; Fax: (+44) 1382 660675. Email: ...

Variation in FTO contributes to childhood obesity and severe adult obesity

Dina, C. et al Study of genetic factors linked to early onset and severe obesity The authors identified a set of SNPs in the first intron of the FTO (fat mass and obesity associated) gene on chromosome 16q12.2 that is consistently strongly associated with ...

Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation

Willer, C. J. et al Research article on weight regulation and genes associated with body mass index Common variants at only two loci, FTO and MC4R, have been reproducibly associated with body mass index (BMI) in humans. To identify additional loci, we con ...

Preventing obesity in pre-school children: A literature review

Saunders, K. L. Review of tackling obesity in children Obesity in children is increasing worldwide, impacting on both long- and short-term health. Obesity prevention is an important contemporary public health priority and is firmly on the Government' ...

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)

Centre for Review and Dissemination OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT DARE contains 15,000 abstracts of systematic reviews including over 6,000 quality assessed reviews and details of all Cochrane reviews and protocols. The database focuses on the effects of interventi ...

What do parents and preschool staff tell us about young children's physical activity: a qualitative study

Dwyer, G.M et al A research article examining influences of physical activity patterns in children. The aims of this qualitative study were to explore the attitudes, values, knowledge and understanding of parents and carers of preschool-age children in re ...

The use of group dynamics strategies to enhance cohesion in a lifestyle intervention program for obese children

Martin, L. J. urke, S. M., Shapiro, S., Carron, A. V., Irwin, j. D., Petrella, R., Prapavessis, H. and Shoemaker, K. Strategy for the intervention and treatment of obesity in children Background: Most research pertaining to childhood obesity has assessed ...

The school food environment and adolescent obesity: qualitative insights from high school principals and food service personnel

Nollen, NL et al. A research paper examining school staff's opininons of school food environments. This study examines high school personnel's perceptions of the school environment, its impact on obesity, and the potential impact of legislation ...

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