Publications/Reports

2018

Bell LK, Golley RK, Mauch CE, Mathew SM, Magarey AM (2018) Validation testing of a short food-group-based questionnaire to assess dietary risk in pre-schoolers aged 3-5 years.  Nutrition & Dietetics. DOI: 10.1111/1747-0080.12412


Brown, V., et al. (2018). "Utility values for childhood obesity interventions: a systematic review and meta‐analysis of the evidence for use in economic evaluation." Obesity Reviews.  DOI: 10.1111/obr.12672.

 

Ekambareshwar M, Mihrshahi S, Wen LM, Taki S, Bennett G, Baur LA, Rissel C. (2018) Facilitators and challenges in recruiting pregnant women to an infant obesity prevention programme delivered via telephone calls or text messages. Trials. DOI: 10.1186/s13063-018-2871-5


Hardy LL, Baur LA, Wen LM, Garnett SP, Mihrshahi S. (2018) Descriptive epidemiology of changes in weight and weight-related behaviours of Australian children aged 5 years: two population-based cross-sectional studies in 2010 and 2015. BMJ Open.

Hardy LL, Jin K, Mihrshahi S, Ding D. (2018) Trends in overweight, obesity, and waist-to-height ratio among Australian children from linguistically diverse backgrounds, 1997 to 2015. Int J Obes (Lond).

Johnson B, Zarnowiecki D, Hendrie GA. Mauch CE, Golley RK. (2018)  How to reduce parental provision of unhealthy foods to 3‐ to 8‐year‐old children in the home environment? A systematic review utilizing the Behaviour Change Wheel framework. Obesity Reviews.

Kunaratnam K, Halaki M, Wen LM, Baur, LA, Flood VM. (2018) Mother-child dietary behaviours and their observed associations with socio-demographic factors: findings from the Healthy Beginnings Trial.  British Journal of Nutrition 119:464-471

Love, P.; Laws, R.; Litterbach, E.; Campbell, K.J. Factors Influencing Parental Engagement in an Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Program Implemented at Scale: The Infant Program. Nutrients 2018, 10, 509. 

Mihrshahi S, Gow ML, Baur LA. (2018) Contemporary approaches to the prevention and management of paediatric obesity: an Australian focus.  MJA 209(6):267-274 Podcast

Mihrshahi S, Baur LA.  (2018) What exposures in early life are risk factors for childhood obesity? J Paediatr Child Health

Tan EJ, Brown V, Petrou S, D'Souza M, Moodie ML, Wen LM, Baur LA, Rissel C, Hayes AJ. (2018) Is there an association between early weight status and utility-based health-related quality of life in young children? Qual Life Res. 

Tonkin E, Kennedy D, Golley R, Byrne R, Rohit A, Kearns T, Hanieh S, Biggs BA, Brimblecombe J. (2018)  The Relative Validity of the Menzies Remote Short-Item Dietary Assessment Tool (MRSDAT) in Aboriginal Australian Children Aged 6–36 Months. Nutrients 

Vivekanandarajah S, Wen LM, Baur L (2018) Demographic predictors of family functioning and its change over the first 5 years postpartum:  Findings from the Healthy Beginnings Trial - Family & Community Health, 2018 41(1): 2-9

doi: 10.1097/FCH.0000000000000175 article

2017

“Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults” by NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC), published 10 October 2017 in The Lancet. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ S0140-6736(17)32129-3 Article Visualisation 

 

Brown V, Moodie M, Baur L, Wen LM, Hayes  A. (2017) The high cost of obesity in Australian pre-schoolers.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 41:323-324. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12628

 

Golley RK, Bell LK, Hendrie GA, Rangan AM, Spence A, McNaughton SA, Carpenter L, Allman-Farinelli M, de Silva A, Gill T, Collins CE, Truby H, Flood VM, Burrows T.  Validity of short food questionnaire items to measure intake in children and adolescents: a systematic review J Hum Nutr Diet. 2017 Feb;30(1):36-50

 

Campbell KJ, Abbott G, Zheng M, McNaughton SA.  Early life protein intake:  Food sources, correlates and tracking across the first 5 years of life. .J Acad Nutr Diet.. 2017 May 16. 117(8):1188-1197.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2017.03.016.

 

Taylor BJ, Gray AR, Galland BC, Heath ALM, Lawrence J, Sayers RM, Cameron S, Hanna M, Dale K, Coppell KJ, Taylor RW.  Targeting sleep, food, and activity in infants for obesity prevention:  An RCT. Pediatrics 2017; 139(3) e20162037

 

Wen LM, Rissel C, Baur LA, Hayes A, Xu H, Whelan A, Hua M, Shaw M, Phongsavan P. A 3-arm randomised controlled trial of communicating Healthy Beginnings advice by telephone (CHAT) to mothers with infants to prevent childhood obesity. BMC Public Health 2017; 17:79. Available at: URL: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/17/79

2016

Hayes A, Chevalier A, D'Souza M, Baur L, Wen LM, Simpson J. Early childhood obesity: Association with healthcare expenditure in Australia. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Aug; 24(8):1752-8. Epub 2016 Jul 6.

 

Laws R, Hesketh KD, Ball K, Cooper C, Vrljic K, Campbell KJ. Translating an early childhood obesity prevention program for local community implementation: a case study of the Melbourne InFANT Program. BMC Public Health. 2016 Aug. 8:16:748.

 

 

 

Reports

 

Submission to Parliament of Australia Senate Committee: Inquiry into the Obesity Epidemic in Australia from the Centre of Research Excellence in the Early Prevention of Obesity in Childhood

 

“Childhood overweight and obesity” from the NSW Parliament Standing Committee on Social Issues

Recommendation 8That pre-conception, pregnancy and early life stages are better incorporated in programs that aim to address childhood overweight and obesity.

  

Stream 2 briefing document

Assessment of young children's obesity related dietary behaviours