Pediatric Obesity

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: Professor Michael I Goran

Impact Factor: 3.4

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 10/121 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 2047-6310

Associated Title(s): Clinical Obesity, Obesity Reviews, Obesity Science & Practice


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  1. Original Research

    1. Traffic-related air pollution associations with cytokeratin-18, a marker of hepatocellular apoptosis, in an overweight and obese paediatric population

      S. Hsieh, B. P. Leaderer, A. E. Feldstein, N. Santoro, L. A. McKay, S. Caprio and R. McConnell

      Version of Record online: 20 JUL 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12228

    2. Associations between birthweight and overweight and obesity in school-age children

      N. Kapral, S. E. Miller, R. J. Scharf, M. J. Gurka and M. D. DeBoer

      Version of Record online: 6 JUL 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12227

    3. Targeting risk factors for type 2 diabetes in American Indian youth: the Tribal Turning Point pilot study

      K. A. Sauder, D. Dabelea, R. Bailey-Callahan, S. Kanott Lambert, J. Powell, R. James, C. Percy, B. F. Jenks, L. Testaverde, J. M. Thomas, R. Barber, J. Smiley, C. W. Hockett, V. W. Zhong, L. Letourneau, K. Moore, A. M. Delamater and E. Mayer-Davis

      Version of Record online: 21 JUN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12223

    4. PTPRS and PER3 methylation levels are associated with childhood obesity: results from a genome-wide methylation analysis

      M. Samblas, F. I. Milagro, M. L. Mansego, A. Marti, J. A. Martinez and GENOI members

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12224

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    6. 37 year snacking trends for US children 1977–2014

      E. K. Dunford and B. M. Popkin

      Version of Record online: 15 MAY 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12220

    7. Associations of prenatal and early life dietary inflammatory potential with childhood adiposity and cardiometabolic risk in Project Viva

      S. Sen, S. L. Rifas-Shiman, N. Shivappa, M. D. Wirth, J. R. Hebert, D. R. Gold, M. W. Gillman and E. Oken

      Version of Record online: 10 MAY 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12221

  2. Review Articles

    1. The prenatal gut microbiome: are we colonized with bacteria in utero?

      R. W. Walker, J. C. Clemente, I. Peter and R. J. F. Loos

      Version of Record online: 26 APR 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12217

  3. Original Research

    1. Air pollution, weight loss and metabolic benefits of bariatric surgery: a potential model for study of metabolic effects of environmental exposures

      R. Ghosh, W. J. Gauderman, H. Minor, H. A. Youn, F. Lurmann, K. R. Cromar, L. Chatzi, B. Belcher, C. R. Fielding and R. McConnell

      Version of Record online: 21 APR 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12210

    2. Child body mass index, genotype and parenting in the prediction of restrictive feeding

      K. K. Bost, M. Teran-Garcia, S. M. Donovan, B. H. Fiese and the STRONG Kids Team

      Version of Record online: 21 APR 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12219

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      Parental beliefs about portion size, not children's own beliefs, predict child BMI

      C. Potter, D. Ferriday, R. L. Griggs, J. P. Hamilton-Shield, P. J. Rogers and J. M. Brunstrom

      Version of Record online: 4 APR 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12218

    4. Internet use patterns and Internet addiction in children and adolescents with obesity

      H. Bozkurt, S. Özer, S. Şahin and E. Sönmezgöz

      Version of Record online: 28 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12216

    5. IRX3 is a genetic modifier for birth weight, adolescent obesity and transaminase metabolism

      C. Liu, C. Chu, J. Zhang, D. Wu, D. Xu, P. Li, Y. Chen, B. Liu, L. Pei, L. Zhang, S. Liu, T. Qi, X.-Y. Lou and L. Li

      Version of Record online: 19 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12214

    6. Greater early weight gain and shorter breastfeeding are associated with low adolescent adiponectin levels

      M. Reyes, R. Burrows, E. Blanco, B. Lozoff and S. Gahagan

      Version of Record online: 16 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12212

  4. Short Communications

    1. Childcare before age 6 and body mass index at age 7 years in a cohort of Danish children

      S. E. Benjamin Neelon, C. Schmidt Morgen, M. Kamper-Jørgensen, E. Oken, M. W. Gillman, J. A. Gallis and T. I. A. Sørensen

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12206

  5. Letters to the Editor

    1. Person-first language in pediatric obesity research

      S. C. Armstrong, R. Puhl, A. C. Skinner and A. Kratka

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12211

  6. Original Research

    1. Influence of infant feeding patterns over the first year of life on growth from birth to 5 years

      A. Betoko, S. Lioret, B. Heude, R. Hankard, S. Carles, A. Forhan, N. Regnault, J. Botton, M. A. Charles, B. de Lauzon-Guillain and on behalf of the EDEN Mother-Child Cohort Study Group

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12213

    2. Observed parent–child feeding dynamics in relation to child body mass index and adiposity

      C. M. Johnson, M. S. Henderson, G. Tripicchio, P. Rozin, M. Heo, A. Pietrobelli, R. I. Berkowitz, K. L. Keller and M. S. Faith

      Version of Record online: 10 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12209

  7. Commentaries

    1. Paradoxically speaking about engagement in pediatric weight management

      A. J. Perez and G. D. C. Ball

      Version of Record online: 16 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12207

  8. Original Research

    1. Adherence to the Mediterranean diet during pregnancy and offspring adiposity and cardiometabolic traits in childhood

      L. Chatzi, S. L. Rifas-Shiman, V. Georgiou, K. E. Joung, S. Koinaki, G. Chalkiadaki, A. Margioris, K. Sarri, M. Vassilaki, M. Vafeiadi, M. Kogevinas, C. Mantzoros, M. W. Gillman and E. Oken

      Version of Record online: 3 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12191

    2. Associations between human breast milk hormones and adipocytokines and infant growth and body composition in the first 6 months of life

      D.A. Fields, B. George, M. Williams, K. Whitaker, D.B. Allison, A. Teague and E.W. Demerath

      Version of Record online: 3 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12182

    3. The adiposity of children is associated with their lifestyle behaviours: a cluster analysis of school-aged children from 12 nations

      Dorothea Dumuid, T. Olds, L. K. Lewis, J. A. Martin-Fernández, T. Barreira, S. Broyles, J.-P. Chaput, M. Fogelholm, G. Hu, R. Kuriyan, A. Kurpad, E. V. Lambert, J. Maia, V. Matsudo, V. O. Onywera, O. L. Sarmiento, M. Standage, M. S. Tremblay, C. Tudor-Locke, P. Zhao, P. Katzmarzyk, F. Gillison, C. Maher and for the ISCOLE research group

      Version of Record online: 27 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12196

    4. Parental and child genetic contributions to obesity traits in early life based on 83 loci validated in adults: the FAMILY study

      A. Li, S. Robiou-du-Pont, S. S. Anand, K. M. Morrison, S. D. McDonald, S. A. Atkinson, K. K. Teo and D. Meyre

      Version of Record online: 23 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12205

    5. Maternal pre-pregnancy BMI downregulates neonatal cord blood LEP methylation

      R. Kadakia, Y. Zheng, Z. Zhang, W. Zhang, L. Hou and J. L. Josefson

      Version of Record online: 8 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12204

    6. Secular changes in physical growth and obesity among southwestern American Indian children over four decades

      P. Vijayakumar, K. M. Wheelock, S. Kobes, R. G. Nelson, R. L. Hanson, W. C. Knowler and M. Sinha

      Version of Record online: 6 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12199

    7. Effects of air pollution exposure on glucose metabolism in Los Angeles minority children

      C. M. Toledo-Corral, T. L. Alderete, R. Habre, K. Berhane, F. W. Lurmann, M. J. Weigensberg, M. I. Goran and F. D. Gilliland

      Version of Record online: 6 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12188

  9. Short Communications

    1. Cesarean birth is not associated with early childhood body mass index

      L. G. Smithers, B. W. Mol, L. Jamieson and J. W. Lynch

      Version of Record online: 6 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12180

  10. Original Research

    1. shapecoder: a new method for visual quantification of body mass index in young children

      B.-K. Daniel Park, M. P. Reed, N. Kaciroti, M. Love, A. L. Miller, D. P. Appugliese and J. C. Lumeng

      Version of Record online: 29 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12202

    2. Combined use of a wristband and a smartphone to reduce body weight in obese children: randomized controlled trial

      C. Mameli, D. Brunetti, V. Colombo, G. Bedogni, L. Schneider, F. Penagini, B. Borsani and G. V. Zuccotti

      Version of Record online: 29 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12201

    3. Association of ultrasound-based measures of fetal body composition with newborn adiposity

      S. Ikenoue, F. Waffarn, K. Sumiyoshi, M. Ohashi, C. Ikenoue, C. Buss, D. L. Gillen, H. N. Simhan, S. Entringer and P. D. Wadhwa

      Version of Record online: 29 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12198

    4. Childhood obesity prevention cluster randomized trial for Hispanic families: outcomes of the healthy families study

      P. C. Hull, M. Buchowski, J. R. Canedo, B. M. Beech, L. Du, T. Koyama and R. Zoorob

      Version of Record online: 24 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12197

    5. Relationship of pressure to be thin with gains in body weight and fat mass in adolescents

      C. S. Suelter, N. Schvey, N. R. Kelly, M. Shanks, K. A. Thompson, R. Mehari, S. Brady, S. Z. Yanovski, C. L. Melby, M. Tanofsky-Kraff, J. A. Yanovski and L. B. Shomaker

      Version of Record online: 16 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12179

    6. Influence of maternal physical activity on infant's body composition

      M. Bisson, F. Tremblay, O. St-Onge, J. Robitaille, E. Pronovost, D. Simonyan and I. Marc

      Version of Record online: 14 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12174

  11. Review Articles

    1. Mechanisms of obesity in Prader–Willi syndrome

      M. J. Khan, K. Gerasimidis, C. A. Edwards and M. G. Shaikh

      Version of Record online: 10 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12177

  12. Original Research

    1. A brief eHealth tool delivered in primary care to help parents prevent childhood obesity: a randomized controlled trial

      J. L. S. Byrne, T. Cameron Wild, K. Maximova, N. E. Browne, N. L. Holt, A. J. Cave, P. Martz, C. Ellendt and G. D. C. Ball

      Version of Record online: 10 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12200

    2. Parental reactions to weight screening in young children: a randomized controlled trial

      A. M. Dawson, D. A. Brown, S. M. Williams, B. J. Taylor, J. Ross and R. W. Taylor

      Version of Record online: 10 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12195

  13. Short Communications

    1. The relationship between breast milk leptin and adiponectin with child body composition from 3 to 5 years: a follow-up study

      D. M. Meyer, C. Brei, L. Stecher, D. Much, S. Brunner and H. Hauner

      Version of Record online: 10 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12192

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      The association between dog ownership or dog walking and fitness or weight status in childhood

      C. Westgarth, L. M. Boddy, G. Stratton, A. J. German, R. M. Gaskell, K. P. Coyne, P. Bundred, S. McCune and S. Dawson

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12176

    3. Increased brain cortical thickness associated with visceral fat in adolescents

      R. L. Saute, R. B. Soder, J. O. Alves Filho, M. Baldisserotto and A. R. Franco

      Version of Record online: 27 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12190

    4. Incidental inflammatory adenoma with β-catenin activation in the setting of paediatric NASH

      S. Oliveira, A. K. Samba, A. J. Towbin, A. Gupta, J. I. Geller, J. D. Nathan and R. Kohli

      Version of Record online: 25 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12189

  14. Original Research

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      Interrelationships of child appetite, weight and snacking among Hispanic preschoolers

      E. Rudy, K. W. Bauer, S. O. Hughes, T. M. O'Connor, K. Vollrath, A. Davey, N. E. M. Correa, T.-A. Chen and J. O. Fisher

      Version of Record online: 25 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12186

  15. Short Communications

    1. The contribution of recently identified adult BMI risk loci to paediatric obesity in a Singaporean Chinese childhood dataset

      R. Dorajoo, R. T-H. Ong, X. Sim, L. Wang, W. Liu, E. S. Tai, J. Liu and S-M. Saw

      Version of Record online: 25 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12175

  16. Original Research

    1. The association between higher maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index and increased birth weight, adiposity and inflammation in the newborn

      K. McCloskey, A.-L. Ponsonby, F. Collier, K. Allen, M. L.K. Tang, J. B. Carlin, R. Saffery, M. R. Skilton, M. Cheung, S. Ranganathan, T. Dwyer, D. Burgner and P. Vuillermin

      Version of Record online: 9 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12187

  17. Short Communications

    1. Comparison of a physical activity recall questionnaire with accelerometry in children and adolescents with obesity: a pilot study

      Jonathan Lockwood, Allison Jeffery, Alexander Schwartz, Cedric Manlhiot, Jane E. Schneiderman, Brian W. McCrindle and Jill Hamilton

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12172

  18. Original Research

    1. A pilot study of the effects of niacin administration on free fatty acid and growth hormone concentrations in children with obesity

      O. A. Galescu, M. K. Crocker, A. M. Altschul, S. E. Marwitz, S. M. Brady and J. A. Yanovski

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12184

    2. Do anthropometric measures accurately reflect body composition in preterm infants?

      S. E. Ramel, L. Zhang, S. Misra, C. G. Anderson and E. W. Demerath

      Version of Record online: 16 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12181

    3. A telephone intervention to achieve differentiation in dietary intake: a randomized trial in paediatric primary care

      E. T. Rhodes, L. Vernacchio, A. A. Mitchell, C. Fischer, P. Giacalone, D. S. Ludwig and C. B. Ebbeling

      Version of Record online: 5 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12171

    4. Effect of experimental change in children's sleep duration on television viewing and physical activity

      C. N. Hart, N. Hawley, A. Davey, M. Carskadon, H. Raynor, E. Jelalian, J. Owens, R. Considine and R. R. Wing

      Version of Record online: 15 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12166

    5. Psychosocial predictors and moderators of weight management programme outcomes in ethnically diverse obese youth

      J. H. Taylor, Y. Xu, F. Li, M. Shaw, J. Dziura, S. Caprio, W. V. Tamborlane, P. Nowicka and M. Savoye

      Version of Record online: 7 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12165

    6. Maternal fatty acid intake during pregnancy and the development of childhood overweight: a birth cohort study

      L. Hakola, H-M. Takkinen, S. Niinistö, S. Ahonen, I. Erlund, J. Rautanen, R. Veijola, J. Ilonen, J. Toppari, M. Knip, S. M. Virtanen and S. Lehtinen-Jacks

      Version of Record online: 5 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12170

    7. Weight gain in pregnancy and child weight status from birth to adulthood in the United States

      S. A. Leonard, L. C. Petito, D. H. Rehkopf, L. D. Ritchie and B. Abrams

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12163

    8. Childhood adiposity and fertility difficulties: the Bogalusa Heart Study

      M. B. Jacobs, L. A. Bazzano, G. Pridjian and E. W. Harville

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12168

    9. Multiple gut–liver axis abnormalities in children with obesity with and without hepatic involvement

      S. Guercio Nuzio, M. Di Stasi, L. Pierri, J. Troisi, M. Poeta, A. Bisogno, F. Belmonte, M. Tripodi, D. Di Salvio, G. Massa, R. Savastano, P. Cavallo, M. Boffardi, D. Ziegenhardt, I. Bergheim, C. Mandato and P. Vajro

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12164

    10. Body mass index, new modes of TV viewing and active video games

      J. Falbe, W. C. Willett, B. Rosner and A. E. Field

      Version of Record online: 23 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12158

    11. Projecting the impact of hypothetical early life interventions on adiposity in children living in low-income households

      Roch A. Nianogo, May C. Wang, Aolin Wang, Tabashir Z. Nobari, Catherine M. Crespi, Shannon E. Whaley and Onyebuchi A. Arah

      Version of Record online: 10 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12157

    12. The concurrent and longitudinal associations of temperament and nutritional risk factors in early childhood

      M. van den Heuvel, Y. Chen, K. Abdullah, J. L. Maguire, P. C. Parkin, C. S. Birken and on behalf of the TARGet Kids! Collaboration

      Version of Record online: 8 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12161

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      Concordance of haemoglobin A1c, blood pressure and C-reactive protein between children and their parents in Chinese households

      F. Dong, A. G. Howard, A. H. Herring, L. S. Adair, A. L. Thompson, B. M. Popkin, A. E. Aiello, B. Zhang and P. Gordon-Larsen

      Version of Record online: 8 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12160

    14. Changes in pediatric waist circumference percentiles despite reported pediatric weight stabilization in the United States

      J. R. Fernández, M. Bohan Brown, M. López-Alarcón, J. A. Dawson, F. Guo, D. T. Redden and D. B. Allison

      Version of Record online: 8 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12150

    15. Cross-sectional and prospective impact of reallocating sedentary time to physical activity on children's body composition

      Luís B. Sardinha, Adilson Marques, Cláudia Minderico and Ulf Ekelund

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12153

    16. Romantic, sexual, and sexual risk behaviours of adolescent females with severe obesity

      J. N. Becnel, M. H. Zeller, J. G. Noll, D. B. Sarwer, J. Reiter-Purtill, M. Michalsky, J. Peugh, F. M. Biro and for the TeenView Study Group in cooperation with Teen-LABS Consortium

      Version of Record online: 30 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12155

    17. Mid-upper arm circumference as a screening tool for identifying children with obesity: a 12-country study

      J.-P. Chaput, P. T. Katzmarzyk, J. D. Barnes, M. Fogelholm, G. Hu, R. Kuriyan, A. Kurpad, E. V. Lambert, C. Maher, J. Maia, V. Matsudo, T. Olds, V. Onywera, O. L. Sarmiento, M. Standage, C. Tudor-Locke, P. Zhao, M. S. Tremblay and for the ISCOLE Research Group

      Version of Record online: 30 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12162

    18. An assessment of racial differences in the upper limits of normal ALT levels in children and the effect of obesity on elevated values

      S. Kliethermes, M. Ma, C. Purtell, N. Balasubramanian, B. Gonzalez, T. J. Layden and S. J. Cotler

      Version of Record online: 30 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12152

    19. Parental monitoring may protect impulsive children from overeating

      C. Bennett and J. Blissett

      Version of Record online: 27 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12159

  19. Short Communications

    1. Pet dogs and child physical activity: the role of child–dog attachment

      A. M. Gadomski, M. B. Scribani, N. Krupa and P. Jenkins

      Version of Record online: 27 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12156

  20. Original Research

    1. Bisphenol A is associated with insulin resistance and modulates adiponectin and resistin gene expression in obese children

      Ciro Menale, Anna Grandone, Carla Nicolucci, Grazia Cirillo, Stefania Crispi, Anna Di Sessa, Pierluigi Marzuillo, Sergio Rossi, Damiano Gustavo Mita, Laura Perrone, Nadia Diano and Emanuele Miraglia Del Giudice

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12154


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