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No additional long-term effect of group vs individual family intervention in the treatment of childhood obesity-A randomised trial.

Acta Paediatr 2020 Jan 30;109(1):183-192. Epub 2019 Jul 30.

Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apa.14916DOI Listing
January 2020

Implementation of Healthy Eating Interventions in Center-Based Childcare: The Selection, Application, and Reporting of Theories, Models, and Frameworks.

Am J Health Promot 2020 Jan 27:890117119895951. Epub 2020 Jan 27.

Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0890117119895951DOI Listing
January 2020

A proposed standardized approach to studying attrition in pediatric weight management.

Obes Res Clin Pract 2020 Jan - Feb;14(1):60-65. Epub 2019 Dec 7.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada; Pediatric Centre for Weight & Health, Stollery Children's Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2019.11.004DOI Listing
December 2019

Changes in the prevalence of overweight, obesity, and severe obesity between 2010 and 2017 in preschoolers: A population-based study.

Pediatr Obes 2019 11 18;14(11):e12561. Epub 2019 Jul 18.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12561DOI Listing
November 2019

Motivated, Fit, and Strong-Using Counter-Stereotypical Images to Reduce Weight Stigma Internalisation in Women with Obesity.

Appl Psychol Health Well Being 2019 Nov 12. Epub 2019 Nov 12.

Obesity Canada, Edmonton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aphw.12187DOI Listing
November 2019

Diet, physical activity, and behavioural interventions for the treatment of overweight or obesity in children and adolescents.

Paediatr Child Health 2019 Sep 7;24(6):377-382. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pch/pxz006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6735582PMC
September 2019

Obesity class versus the Edmonton Obesity Staging System for Pediatrics to define health risk in childhood obesity: results from the CANPWR cross-sectional study.

Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2019 Jun 3;3(6):398-407. Epub 2019 Apr 3.

Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(19)30056-2DOI Listing
June 2019

Is there a role for shared decision-making in pediatric weight management?

Obes Res Clin Pract 2018 Mar - Apr;12(2):246-248. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, 11405-87 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1C9, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2018.01.004DOI Listing
April 2019

Helping children and families to enrol in weight management: What can stakeholders do?

Paediatr Child Health 2019 Feb 29;24(1):15-18. Epub 2018 May 29.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

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https://academic.oup.com/pch/article/24/1/15/5017756
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pch/pxy056DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6376343PMC
February 2019

Predicting Enrollment in Multidisciplinary Clinical Care for Pediatric Weight Management.

J Pediatr 2018 11 17;202:129-135. Epub 2018 Jul 17.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.06.038DOI Listing
November 2018

Examining the Accuracy and Use of Portion Size Estimation Aids in Parents of Children With Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

J Nutr Educ Behav 2018 10;50(9):918-923

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2018.06.005DOI Listing
October 2018

Weight up? Changes in children's anthropometry from time of referral to baseline assessment for paediatric weight management.

Paediatr Child Health 2018 Sep 11;23(6):377-382. Epub 2018 Jan 11.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pch/pxx191DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6234431PMC
September 2018

Following Suit: Using Conversation Cards for Priority Setting in Pediatric Weight Management.

J Nutr Educ Behav 2017 Jul - Aug;49(7):588-592.e1. Epub 2017 May 3.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2017.03.020DOI Listing
April 2018

Why do parents discontinue health services for managing paediatric obesity? A multi-centre, qualitative study.

Obes Res Clin Pract 2017 May - Jun;11(3):335-343. Epub 2016 Oct 24.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2016.10.285DOI Listing
March 2018

Families' perceived benefits of home visits for managing paediatric obesity outweigh the potential costs and barriers.

Acta Paediatr 2018 Feb 25;107(2):315-321. Epub 2017 Oct 25.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apa.14101DOI Listing
February 2018

Parent Recommendations to Enhance Enrollment in Multidisciplinary Clinical Care for Pediatric Weight Management.

J Pediatr 2018 01;192:122-129

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.09.025DOI Listing
January 2018

A Comparison of Characteristics and Food Insecurity Coping Strategies between International and Domestic Postsecondary Students Using a Food Bank Located on a University Campus.

Can J Diet Pract Res 2017 12 24;78(4):208-211. Epub 2017 May 24.

a Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3148/cjdpr-2017-012DOI Listing
December 2017

Examining Lifestyle Information Sources, Needs, and Preferences among Breast Cancer Survivors in Northern British Columbia.

Can J Diet Pract Res 2017 12 24;78(4):212-216. Epub 2017 May 24.

b Centre for Nursing and Health Studies, Athabasca University, Athabasca, AB.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3148/cjdpr-2017-016DOI Listing
December 2017

Letter to the Editor: "Pediatric Obesity-Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline".

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2017 06;102(6):2121-2122

Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine & Brenner Children's Hospital, Brenner FIT (Families in Training), Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2017-00351DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6458960PMC
June 2017

Registration status and methodological reporting of randomized controlled trials in obesity research: A review.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2017 04 11;25(4):665-670. Epub 2017 Mar 11.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/oby.21784DOI Listing
April 2017

Food insecure student clients of a university-based food bank have compromised health, dietary intake and academic quality.

Nutr Diet 2017 Feb 2;74(1):67-73. Epub 2016 Aug 2.

Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/1747-0080.12307
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February 2017

Using Intervention Mapping to develop the Parents as Agents of Change (PAC) intervention for managing pediatric obesity.

BMC Res Notes 2017 Jan 13;10(1):43. Epub 2017 Jan 13.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Room 3-526, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405-87th Ave, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1C9, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-016-2361-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5237285PMC
January 2017

Increased plasminogen activator inhibitor results in a hypofibrinolytic state in adolescents with obesity: in vivo and ex vivo evidence.

Br J Haematol 2016 Oct 19;175(2):300-307. Epub 2016 Jul 19.

University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.14238DOI Listing
October 2016

A cross-sectional study of the relationship between parents' and children's physical activity.

BMC Public Health 2016 10 28;16(1):1129. Epub 2016 Oct 28.

Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, 1-155 Van Vliet Complex, AB, T6G 2H9, Edmonton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3793-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5086053PMC
October 2016

Recommendations From Parents to Improve Health Services for Managing Pediatric Obesity in Canada.

Acad Pediatr 2016 08 25;16(6):587-93. Epub 2016 May 25.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2016.05.144DOI Listing
August 2016

Tools and resources for preventing childhood obesity in primary care: A method of evaluation and preliminary assessment.

Patient Educ Couns 2016 May 11;99(5):769-75. Epub 2015 Dec 11.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada; Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutrition Science, Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada; Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health, Stollery Children's Hospital, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2015.12.006DOI Listing
May 2016

Filling a Need: Pediatric Lifestyle Programs for Diabetes and Weight Management.

Can J Diabetes 2008 10;32(2):18-9. Epub 2012 Dec 10.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1499-2671(08)22006-XDOI Listing
April 2016

Families' Perceptions of and Experiences Related to a Pediatric Weight Management Intervention: A Qualitative Study.

J Nutr Educ Behav 2015 Sep-Oct;47(5):427-31.e1. Epub 2015 Jul 2.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2015.05.002DOI Listing
March 2016

A Call to Action: Setting the Research Agenda for Addressing Obesity and Weight-Related Topics in Children with Physical Disabilities.

Child Obes 2016 Feb 30;12(1):59-69. Epub 2015 Dec 30.

1 Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital , Toronto, Ontario, Canada .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/chi.2015.0119DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4753575PMC
February 2016

How do Student Clients of a University-based Food Bank Cope with Food Insecurity?

Can J Diet Pract Res 2015 Dec 17;76(4):200-3. Epub 2015 Aug 17.

a Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3148/cjdpr-2015-020DOI Listing
December 2015

Beyond Oblivobesity: Seven Myths About Parental Misperception of Children's Weight.

Child Obes 2015 Dec 23;11(6):735-7. Epub 2015 Nov 23.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta , Edmonton, Alberta, Canada .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/chi.2015.0079DOI Listing
December 2015

Lifestyle Behaviors of Parents of Children in Pediatric Weight Management: Are They Meeting Recommendations?

Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2015 Oct 20;54(11):1068-75. Epub 2015 Jan 20.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health, Stollery Children's Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB, Canada

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0009922814566930
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October 2015

The Impact of School Gardening on Cree Children's Knowledge and Attitudes toward Vegetables and Fruit.

Can J Diet Pract Res 2015 Sep 21;76(3):133-9. Epub 2015 May 21.

a Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3148/cjdpr-2015-007DOI Listing
September 2015

Canadian Pediatric Weight Management Registry (CANPWR): baseline descriptive statistics and comparison to Canadian norms.

BMC Obes 2015 13;2:29. Epub 2015 Aug 13.

McMaster Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, and Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40608-015-0060-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4583723PMC
September 2015

Back to the future - a case for home visits for managing severe paediatric obesity.

Acta Paediatr 2015 Jun 31;104(6):547-9. Epub 2015 Mar 31.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/apa.12982
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June 2015

The association between time spent in vigorous physical activity and dietary patterns in adolescents: a cross-sectional study.

J Phys Act Health 2015 Feb 17;12(2):208-15. Epub 2014 Apr 17.

Dept of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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http://journals.humankinetics.com/doi/10.1123/jpah.2013-0225
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2013-0225DOI Listing
February 2015

Is waiting room behavior an accurate proxy for families' actual dietary habits? A comment regarding "junk food seen at pediatric clinic visits: is it a problem?".

Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2015 Feb 4;54(2):197. Epub 2014 Nov 4.

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health, Stollery Children's Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0009922814556066DOI Listing
February 2015

Attrition and the management of pediatric obesity: an integrative review.

Child Obes 2014 Dec;10(6):461-73

1 Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta , Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/chi.2014.0060DOI Listing
December 2014

Obesity negatively impacts lung function in children and adolescents.

Pediatr Pulmonol 2014 Oct 25;49(10):1003-10. Epub 2013 Oct 25.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppul.22915DOI Listing
October 2014

Outdoor time is associated with physical activity, sedentary time, and cardiorespiratory fitness in youth.

J Pediatr 2014 Sep 17;165(3):516-21. Epub 2014 Jul 17.

Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Manitoba Institute of Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.05.029DOI Listing
September 2014

Characterizing severe obesity in children and youth referred for weight management.

BMC Pediatr 2014 Jun 19;14:154. Epub 2014 Jun 19.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T5K0L4, CANADA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2431-14-154DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4074846PMC
June 2014

Predictors of metabolically healthy obesity in children.

Diabetes Care 2014 May 26;37(5):1462-8. Epub 2014 Feb 26.

Corresponding author: Geoff D.C. Ball,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc13-1697DOI Listing
May 2014

Join the conversation! The development and preliminary application of conversation cards in pediatric weight management.

J Nutr Educ Behav 2013 Sep-Oct;45(5):476-8. Epub 2013 Apr 19.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2013.02.002DOI Listing
March 2014

Weight management in Canada: an environmental scan of health services for adults with obesity.

BMC Health Serv Res 2014 Feb 12;14:69. Epub 2014 Feb 12.

Centre de recherche clinique Étienne-Le Bel, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-14-69DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3927222PMC
February 2014

Anthropometric and dietary predictors of insulin sensitivity in 10- to 14-year-old boys and girls.

Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 2013 Mar 12;38(3):320-5. Epub 2012 Oct 12.

a Department of Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, 4-126 Li Ka Shing Building, Edmonton, AB T6G 1K8, Canada; Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2012-0232DOI Listing
March 2013

Patterns of weekday and weekend physical activity in youth in 2 Canadian provinces.

Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 2013 Feb 26;38(2):115-9. Epub 2013 Jan 26.

a Manitoba Institute of Child Health, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P4, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2012-0100DOI Listing
February 2013

Allostatic load biomarkers and asthma in adolescents.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2013 Jan 6;187(2):144-52. Epub 2012 Sep 6.

3-547, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA), 11405-87 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1C9 Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201201-0025OCDOI Listing
January 2013

Physical activity intensity and cardiometabolic risk in youth.

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2012 Nov;166(11):1022-9

Manitoba Institute of Child Health,Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archpediatrics.2012.1028DOI Listing
November 2012

Exploring collaboration between clinicians and parents to optimize pediatric weight management.

Patient Educ Couns 2012 Apr 16;87(1):10-7. Epub 2011 Sep 16.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2011.08.011DOI Listing
April 2012

Food portion estimation by children with obesity: the effects of estimation method and food type.

J Acad Nutr Diet 2012 Feb 25;112(2):302-7. Epub 2012 Jan 25.

Department of Psychology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2E9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jada.2011.10.008DOI Listing
February 2012

Depression is more common in girls with nonatopic asthma.

Chest 2011 Nov 7;140(5):1138-1145. Epub 2011 Apr 7.

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.11-0219DOI Listing
November 2011

Dice, golf balls, and CDs: assumptions about portion size measurement aids.

Can J Diet Pract Res 2010 ;71(3):146-9

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3148/71.3.2010.146DOI Listing
October 2011

Pediatric weight management programs in Canada: where, what and how?

Int J Pediatr Obes 2011 Jun 30;6(2-2):e58-61. Epub 2010 Aug 30.

Dept of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/17477166.2010.512390DOI Listing
June 2011

Referrals for pediatric weight management: the importance of proximity.

BMC Health Serv Res 2010 Nov 1;10:302. Epub 2010 Nov 1.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-10-302DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2989317PMC
November 2010

Metabolic risk varies according to waist circumference measurement site in overweight boys and girls.

J Pediatr 2010 Feb 27;156(2):247-52.e1. Epub 2009 Oct 27.

School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2R7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2009.08.010DOI Listing
February 2010

Neighborhood physical activity opportunities for inner-city children and youth.

Health Place 2009 Dec 3;15(4):1022-8. Epub 2009 May 3.

Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, Edmonton, Alta., Canada T6E 2H9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2009.04.002DOI Listing
December 2009

A novel, non-invasive 13C-glucose breath test to estimate insulin resistance in obese prepubertal children.

J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2009 Nov;22(11):1051-9

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/jpem.2009.22.11.1051DOI Listing
November 2009

Postprandial lipemia as an early predictor of cardiovascular complications in childhood obesity.

J Clin Lipidol 2009 Apr 11;3(2):78-84. Epub 2009 Feb 11.

Alberta Institute for Human Nutrition, 4-10 Agriculture Forestry Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2P5, Canada (Ms. Su, Ms. Nzekwu, and Dr. Proctor); and Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Drs. Ball and Jetha).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2009.02.006DOI Listing
April 2009

Birth weight and body composition in overweight Latino youth: a longitudinal analysis.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2008 Nov 11;16(11):2524-8. Epub 2008 Sep 11.

Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/oby.2008.401DOI Listing
November 2008

Treatment preferences of overweight youth and their parents in Western Canada.

Qual Health Res 2008 Sep;18(9):1206-19

Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1049732308321740
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September 2008

Predicting abdominal adipose tissue in overweight Latino youth.

Int J Pediatr Obes 2006 ;1(4):210-6

University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17477160600913578DOI Listing
October 2007

Prevalence estimates of overweight and obesity in Cree preschool children in northern Quebec according to international and US reference criteria.

Am J Public Health 2007 Feb 28;97(2):311-6. Epub 2006 Dec 28.

Department of Agricultural, Food, and Nutritional Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2005.073940DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1781400PMC
February 2007

Metabolic syndrome in youth: current issues and challenges.

Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 2007 Feb;32(1):13-22

Endocrinology, Nutrition and Growth Branch, Center for Research for Mothers and Children, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Boulevard, 4B11, Rockville, MD 20852, USA.

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http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/10.1139/h06-094
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February 2007

Effects of resistance training on insulin sensitivity in overweight Latino adolescent males.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2006 Jul;38(7):1208-15

Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA.

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July 2006

Aerobic fitness among Caucasian, African-American, and Latino youth.

Ethn Dis 2006 ;16(1):120-5

Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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June 2006

Acculturation is Associated With Higher VO in Overweight Hispanic Children.

Pediatr Exerc Sci 2006 Mar;18(1):89-100

Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Southern California, Health Science Campus, Los Angeles, CA, 1540 Alcazar Street, Room 208, Los Angeles, CA, 90033.

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March 2006

Longitudinal changes in insulin sensitivity, insulin secretion, and beta-cell function during puberty.

J Pediatr 2006 Jan;148(1):16-22

Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA.

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January 2006

The relation of sugar intake to beta cell function in overweight Latino children.

Am J Clin Nutr 2005 Nov;82(5):1004-10

Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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November 2005

Physical activity, aerobic fitness, self-perception, and dietary intake in at risk of overweight and normal weight children.

Can J Diet Pract Res 2005 ;66(3):162-9

Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

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October 2005

Decreased beta-cell function in overweight Latino children with impaired fasting glucose.

Diabetes Care 2005 Oct;28(10):2519-24

Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA.

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October 2005

Dietary fat intake and insulin resistance in black and white children.

Obes Res 2005 Sep;13(9):1630-7

Department of Pediatrics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA.

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September 2005

Cardiovascular fitness and the metabolic syndrome in overweight latino youths.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2005 Jun;37(6):922-8

Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Health Sciences Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA.

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June 2005

Definitions of pediatric obesity.

CMAJ 2005 Feb;172(3):309-10; author reply 310-1

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February 2005

Relation between acanthosis nigricans and insulin sensitivity in overweight Hispanic children at risk for type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes Care 2004 Jun;27(6):1412-6

Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California Health Sciences Campus, 1540 Alcazar Street, Rm. 208-D, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA.

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June 2004

Rating of figures used for body image assessment varies depending on the method of figure presentation.

Int J Eat Disord 2004 Jan;35(1):109-14

Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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January 2004

Impaired glucose tolerance and reduced beta-cell function in overweight Latino children with a positive family history for type 2 diabetes.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2004 Jan;89(1):207-12

Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA.

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January 2004

Insulin sensitivity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and physical activity in overweight Hispanic youth.

Obes Res 2004 Jan;12(1):77-85

Department of Preventive Medicine, Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA.

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January 2004

Obesity and risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in children and adolescents.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2003 Apr;88(4):1417-27

Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA.

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April 2003

Childhood obesity in Canada: a review of prevalence estimates and risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes.

Can J Appl Physiol 2003 Feb;28(1):117-40

Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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February 2003