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Kidney damage and associated risk factors in rural and urban sub-Saharan Africa (AWI-Gen): a cross-sectional population study.

Lancet Glob Health 2019 Dec;7(12):e1632-e1643

Division of Human Genetics, National Health Laboratory Service and University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30443-7DOI Listing
December 2019

C679X loss-of-function variant is associated with lower fasting glucose in black South African adolescents: Birth to Twenty Plus Cohort.

J Clin Transl Endocrinol 2019 Jun 28;16:100186. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Division of Human Genetics, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, National Health Laboratory Service & University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcte.2019.100186DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6407309PMC
June 2019

Adiposity Mediates the Association between the Dietary Inflammatory Index and Markers of Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Middle-Aged Black South African Women.

Nutrients 2019 May 31;11(6). Epub 2019 May 31.

South African Medical Research Council/University of the Witwatersrand Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu11061246DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6628082PMC
May 2019

Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Body Image Disturbances Among South African Mothers and Their Daughters Living in Soweto, Johannesburg.

Fam Community Health 2019 Apr/Jun;42(2):140-149

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa (Drs Cohen, Micklesfield, and Norris); and Centre for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Wits Education Campus, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa (Dr Gradidge).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/FCH.0000000000000220DOI Listing
April 2019

Childhood Obesity Prevention in Africa: A Systematic Review of Intervention Effectiveness and Implementation.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019 04 4;16(7). Epub 2019 Apr 4.

UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16071212DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6480149PMC
April 2019

Fat redistribution and accumulation of visceral adipose tissue predicts type 2 diabetes risk in middle-aged black South African women: a 13-year longitudinal study.

Nutr Diabetes 2019 Mar 27;9(1):12. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

South African Medical Research Council/University of the Witwatersrand Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41387-019-0079-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6437211PMC
March 2019

Fragility fractures in sub-Saharan Africa: time to break the myth.

Lancet Glob Health 2019 01;7(1):e26-e27

Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK; Medical Research Council Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30412-1DOI Listing
January 2019

Protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis of sex hormones and diabetes risk in ageing men and women of African ancestry.

BMJ Open 2019 01 3;9(1):e024446. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

Medical Research Council/WITS Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit (DPHRU), Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://bmjopen.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-02444
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024446DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6326342PMC
January 2019

Body composition and physical activity as mediators in the relationship between socioeconomic status and blood pressure in young South African women: a structural equation model analysis.

BMJ Open 2018 12 19;8(12):e023404. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023404DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6303607PMC
December 2018

Demographic, socio-economic and behavioural correlates of BMI in middle-aged black men and women from urban Johannesburg, South Africa.

Glob Health Action 2018 ;11(sup2):1448250

a MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences , University of the Witwatersrand , Johannesburg , South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2018.1448250DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6084500PMC
November 2018

The Influence of Objectively Measured Physical Activity During Pregnancy on Maternal and Birth Outcomes in Urban Black South African Women.

Matern Child Health J 2018 08;22(8):1190-1199

MRC/WITS Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Clinical Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag X3, Wits, Johannesburg, 2050, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-018-2504-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6060755PMC
August 2018

Describing the diurnal relationships between objectively measured mother and infant physical activity.

Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2018 06 25;15(1):59. Epub 2018 Jun 25.

Department of Paediatrics, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, MRC/WITS Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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https://ijbnpa.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12966-018
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12966-018-0692-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6020239PMC
June 2018

The association between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and metabolic risk factors in black and white South African women: a cross-sectional study.

BMC Obes 2018 7;5:14. Epub 2018 May 7.

1Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Francie van Zijl Drive, Parow Valley, PO Box 19070, Cape Town, South Africa.

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https://bmcobes.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40608-01
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40608-018-0191-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5937032PMC
May 2018

Different adiposity indices and their association with blood pressure and hypertension in middle-aged urban black South African men and women: findings from the AWI-GEN South African Soweto Site.

BMC Public Health 2018 04 19;18(1):524. Epub 2018 Apr 19.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5443-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5907712PMC
April 2018

Development and feasibility of a wearable infant wrist band for the objective measurement of physical activity using accelerometery.

Pilot Feasibility Stud 2018 1;4:60. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

1MRC/WITS Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40814-018-0256-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5831201PMC
March 2018

Bone health in elite Kenyan runners.

J Sports Sci 2018 Feb 13;36(4):456-461. Epub 2017 Apr 13.

a Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Science , University of Cape Town , Cape Town , South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2017.1313998DOI Listing
February 2018

The associations between adult body composition and abdominal adiposity outcomes, and relative weight gain and linear growth from birth to age 22 in the Birth to Twenty Plus cohort, South Africa.

PLoS One 2018 16;13(1):e0190483. Epub 2018 Jan 16.

MRC/WITS Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5770024PMC
February 2018

Describing objectively measured physical activity levels, patterns, and correlates in a cross sectional sample of infants and toddlers from South Africa.

Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2017 12 22;14(1):176. Epub 2017 Dec 22.

MRC/WITS Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12966-017-0633-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5741959PMC
December 2017

Understanding the Relationship between Socio-Economic Status, Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour, and Adiposity in Young Adult South African Women Using Structural Equation Modelling.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2017 10 23;14(10). Epub 2017 Oct 23.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14101271DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5664772PMC
October 2017

Metacarpal Growth During Adolescence in a Longitudinal South African Cohort.

J Bone Miner Res 2017 Sep 5;32(9):1926-1934. Epub 2017 Jul 5.

South African Medical Research Council/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3179DOI Listing
September 2017

The Role of Body Fat and Fat Distribution in Hypertension Risk in Urban Black South African Women.

PLoS One 2016 12;11(5):e0154894. Epub 2016 May 12.

South African Medical Research Council/University of the Witwatersrand Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0154894PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4865112PMC
July 2017

Body Image Satisfaction, Eating Attitudes and Perceptions of Female Body Silhouettes in Rural South African Adolescents.

PLoS One 2016 12;11(5):e0154784. Epub 2016 May 12.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit,Department of Paediatrics,/Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0154784PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4865095PMC
July 2017

Radial and tibial bone indices in athletes participating in different endurance sports: a pQCT study.

Eur J Sport Sci 2017 Mar 18;17(2):231-240. Epub 2016 Aug 18.

a Exercise Laboratory, School of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences , University of the Witwatersrand , Johannesburg , South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2016.1219770DOI Listing
March 2017

Determinants of change in body weight and body fat distribution over 5.5 years in a sample of free-living black South African women.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2016 Nov/Dec 23;27(6):367-374. Epub 2016 May 25.

Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa. Email:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2016-038DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5408497PMC
February 2017

The effect of loading and ethnicity on annual changes in cortical bone of the radius and tibia in pre-pubertal children.

Ann Hum Biol 2016 Nov 15;43(6):520-526. Epub 2015 Nov 15.

a Exercise Laboratory, School of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences , University of the Witwatersrand , Johannesburg , South Africa and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/03014460.2015.1106009DOI Listing
November 2016

Site-Specific Bone Mineral Density Is Unaltered Despite Differences in Fat-Free Soft Tissue Mass Between Affected and Nonaffected Sides in Hemiplegic Paralympic Athletes with Cerebral Palsy: Preliminary Findings.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2016 10;95(10):771-8

From the Division for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa (PR, YA-K, LM, WD); Department of Sport Science, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa (SF); International Olympic Committee Research Centre, Cape Town, South Africa (WD); MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (LM); Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Sport and Exercise Medicine, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa (PR, WD); and Department of Medicine, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa (RT).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000000532DOI Listing
October 2016

Physical activity and the risk for gestational diabetes mellitus amongst pregnant women living in Soweto: a study protocol.

BMC Womens Health 2016 10 18;16(1):66. Epub 2016 Oct 18.

Centre for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, School of Therapeutic Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12905-016-0345-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5070198PMC
October 2016

A model for promoting physical activity among rural South African adolescent girls.

Glob Health Action 2015 16;8:28790. Epub 2015 Dec 16.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4684577PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v8.28790DOI Listing
July 2016

"Just because you're pregnant, doesn't mean you're sick!" A qualitative study of beliefs regarding physical activity in black South African women.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2016 07 19;16(1):174. Epub 2016 Jul 19.

MRC/WITS Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-016-0963-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4952193PMC
July 2016

Antiretroviral Therapy, Especially Efavirenz, Is Associated with Low Bone Mineral Density in HIV-Infected South Africans.

PLoS One 2015 3;10(12):e0144286. Epub 2015 Dec 3.

Division of Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0144286PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4669137PMC
June 2016

Decreased Vigorous Physical Activity in School-Aged Children with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Johannesburg, South Africa.

J Pediatr 2016 05 26;172:103-9. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY; Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY; Department of Pediatrics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.01.034DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4846500PMC
May 2016

The Role of Lifestyle and Psycho-Social Factors in Predicting Changes in Body Composition in Black South African Women.

PLoS One 2015 14;10(7):e0132914. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

Department of Chemical Pathology, National Health Laboratory Service, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0132914PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4501844PMC
April 2016

Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Light-Intensity Physical Activity Are Independently Associated with Reduced Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Urban Black South African Women: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Metab Syndr Relat Disord 2016 Feb 13;14(1):23-32. Epub 2015 Nov 13.

1 Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town , Cape Town, South Africa .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/met.2015.0064DOI Listing
February 2016

Radial bone size and strength indices in male road cyclists, mountain bikers and controls.

Eur J Sport Sci 2015 8;15(4):332-40. Epub 2014 Jul 8.

a Exercise Laboratory, School of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences , University of Witwatersrand , Johannesburg , South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2014.933881DOI Listing
January 2016

Longitudinal Changes in Body Fat and Its Distribution in Relation to Cardiometabolic Risk in Black South African Women.

Metab Syndr Relat Disord 2015 Nov 27;13(9):381-8. Epub 2015 Aug 27.

1 Division for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town , Cape Town, South Africa .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/met.2015.0021DOI Listing
November 2015

Does vitamin D status track through adolescence?

Am J Clin Nutr 2015 Nov 9;102(5):1025-9. Epub 2015 Sep 9.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.115.112714DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4625590PMC
November 2015

Changes in eating attitudes, body esteem and weight control behaviours during adolescence in a South African cohort.

PLoS One 2014 13;9(10):e109709. Epub 2014 Oct 13.

Wits/MRC Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4195663PMC
September 2015

Africa in transition: growth trends in children and implications for nutrition.

Ann Nutr Metab 2014 22;64 Suppl 2:8-13. Epub 2014 Oct 22.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000365122DOI Listing
July 2015

Eating attitudes, body image satisfaction and self-esteem of South African Black and White male adolescents and their perception of female body silhouettes.

J Child Adolesc Ment Health 2014 ;26(3):193-205

a Medical Research Council (MRC)/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit , Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand , 7 York Road, Parktown 2193 , Johannesburg , South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/17280583.2014.901224DOI Listing
July 2015

The effect of exercise on obesity, body fat distribution and risk for type 2 diabetes.

Med Sport Sci 2014 9;60:82-93. Epub 2014 Sep 9.

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000357338DOI Listing
June 2015

Has the prevalence of stunting in South African children changed in 40 years? A systematic review.

BMC Public Health 2015 Jun 5;15:534. Epub 2015 Jun 5.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Rd, Parktown 2193, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4456716PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-1844-9DOI Listing
June 2015

Patterns, levels and correlates of self-reported physical activity in urban black Soweto women.

BMC Public Health 2014 Sep 8;14:934. Epub 2014 Sep 8.

Centre for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine (CESSM), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-934DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4176558PMC
September 2014

Socio-cultural, environmental and behavioural determinants of obesity in black South African women.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2013 Oct-Nov;24(9-10):369-75. Epub 2013 Sep 19.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2013-069DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3896104PMC
August 2014

Dietary intake and body composition in HIV-positive and -negative South African women.

Public Health Nutr 2014 Jul 9;17(7):1603-13. Epub 2013 Jul 9.

1MRC/Wits,Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit (DPHRU), Faculty of Health Sciences,University of the Witwatersrand Medical School,7 York Road,Parktown 2193,Johannesburg,South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980013001808DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4045640PMC
July 2014

Meeting physical activity guidelines is associated with reduced risk for cardiovascular disease in black South African women; a 5.5-year follow-up study.

BMC Public Health 2014 May 23;14:498. Epub 2014 May 23.

UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/14
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-498DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4051116PMC
May 2014

Insulin resistance is associated with lower acetylcholine-induced microvascular reactivity in nondiabetic women.

Metab Syndr Relat Disord 2014 Apr 24;12(3):178-84. Epub 2014 Jan 24.

1 UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town , Cape Town, South Africa .

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http://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/met.2013.0126
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/met.2013.0126DOI Listing
April 2014

Physical activity and sedentary behavior among adolescents in rural South Africa: levels, patterns and correlates.

BMC Public Health 2014 Jan 16;14:40. Epub 2014 Jan 16.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-40DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3897951PMC
January 2014

Effect of different antiretroviral drug regimens on body fat distribution of HIV-infected South African women.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 2013 Mar 18;29(3):557-63. Epub 2013 Jan 18.

UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/aid.2012.0252
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/aid.2012.0252DOI Listing
March 2013

Dual-energy X-ray performs as well as clinical computed tomography for the measurement of visceral fat.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2012 May 12;20(5):1109-14. Epub 2012 Jan 12.

UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/oby.2011.367DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3343346PMC
May 2012

Bone mineral density and body composition of South African cricketers.

J Bone Miner Metab 2012 Mar 21;30(2):232-7. Epub 2011 Sep 21.

UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch, 7700, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00774-011-0310-8DOI Listing
March 2012

Heterogeneity of fracture pathogenesis in urban South African children: the birth to twenty cohort.

J Bone Miner Res 2011 Dec;26(12):2834-42

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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