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Development and testing interventions for childhood obesity prevention.

Publications from Elements

Journal articles

2020 (Accepted for publication)

  • Chappell, ME., Lakshman, R., Trotter, P., Abrahams, MJ. and Lee, MC., 2020 (Accepted for publication). Radiofrequency denervation for chronic back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis BMJ Open,
  • 2019 (Accepted for publication)

  • Cheng, TS., Day, FR., Lakshman, R. and Ong, KK., 2019 (Accepted for publication). Association of puberty timing with Type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis PLoS Medicine,
  • 2018 (Accepted for publication)

  • Guell, C., Whittle, F., Ong, K. and Lakshman, R., 2018 (Accepted for publication). Towards Understanding How Social Factors Shaped a Behavioral Intervention on Healthier Infant Formula-Feeding Qualitative Health Research,
  • Wilson, ECF., Lakshman, R., Sharp, S., Whittle, F., Schiff, A., Hardeman, W., Irvine, L., Griffin, S. and Ong, K., 2018 (Accepted for publication). Randomised controlled trial of a theory-based behavioural intervention to reduce formula milk intake Archives of Disease in Childhood,
  • 2018

  • Denford, S., Lakshman, R., Callaghan, M. and Abraham, C., 2018. Improving public health evaluation: a qualitative investigation of practitioners' needs. BMC Public Health, v. 18
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5075-8
  • 2017 (Accepted for publication)

  • Hesketh, K., Lakshman, R. and Van Sluijs, EMF., 2017 (Accepted for publication). Barriers and facilitators to young children’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative literature Obesity Reviews,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12562
  • 2017

  • Hesketh, KR., O'Malley, C., Paes, VM., Moore, H., Summerbell, C., Ong, KK., Lakshman, R. and van Sluijs, EMF., 2017. Determinants of Change in Physical Activity in Children 0-6 years of Age: A Systematic Review of Quantitative Literature. Sports Medicine, v. 47
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-016-0656-0
  • Lakshman, R., Clifton, EA. and Ong, KK., 2017. Baby-Led Weaning-Safe and Effective but Not Preventive of Obesity. JAMA Pediatr,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.1766
  • Redsell, SA., Rose, J., Weng, S., Ablewhite, J., Swift, JA., Siriwardena, AN., Nathan, D., Wharrad, HJ., Atkinson, P., Watson, V., McMaster, F., Lakshman, R. and Glazebrook, C., 2017. Digital technology to facilitate Proactive Assessment of Obesity Risk during Infancy (ProAsk): a feasibility study BMJ Open, v. 7
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017694
  • 2016

  • Pennant, ME., Mehta, R., Moody, P., Hackett, G., Prentice, A., Sharp, SJ. and Lakshman, R., 2016. Premenopausal abnormal uterine bleeding and risk of endometrial cancer BJOG,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.14385
  • 2015

  • Mazarello Paes, V., Ong, KK. and Lakshman, R., 2015. Factors influencing obesogenic dietary intake in young children (0-6 years): systematic review of qualitative evidence. BMJ Open, v. 5
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007396
  • Lakshman, R., Whittle, F., Hardeman, W., Suhrcke, M., Wilson, E., Griffin, S. and Ong, KK., 2015. Effectiveness of a behavioural intervention to prevent excessive weight gain during infancy (The Baby Milk Trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, v. 16
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-015-0941-5
  • Mazarello Paes, V., Hesketh, K., O'Malley, C., Moore, H., Summerbell, C., Griffin, S., van Sluijs, EMF., Ong, KK. and Lakshman, R., 2015. Determinants of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in young children: a systematic review. Obes Rev, v. 16
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12310
  • 2014

  • Lakshman, R., Griffin, S., Hardeman, W., Schiff, A., Kinmonth, AL. and Ong, KK., 2014. Using the Medical Research Council framework for the development and evaluation of complex interventions in a theory-based infant feeding intervention to prevent childhood obesity: the baby milk intervention and trial. J Obes, v. 2014
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1155/2014/646504
  • 2013

  • Lakshman, R., Zhang, J., Zhang, J., Koch, FS., Marcus, C., Ludvigsson, J., Ong, KK. and Sobko, T., 2013. Higher maternal education is associated with favourable growth of young children in different countries. J Epidemiol Community Health, v. 67
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/jech-2012-202021
  • Lakshman, R., Mazarello Paes, V., Hesketh, K., O'Malley, C., Moore, H., Ong, K., Griffin, S., van Sluijs, E. and Summerbell, C., 2013. Protocol for systematic reviews of determinants/correlates of obesity-related dietary and physical activity behaviors in young children (preschool 0 to 6 years): evidence mapping and syntheses. Syst Rev, v. 2
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/2046-4053-2-28
  • 2012

  • Lakshman, R., Landsbaugh, JR., Schiff, A., Cohn, S., Griffin, S. and Ong, KK., 2012. Developing a programme for healthy growth and nutrition during infancy: understanding user perspectives. Child Care Health Dev, v. 38
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2214.2011.01283.x
  • Lakshman, R., Elks, CE. and Ong, KK., 2012. Childhood obesity. Circulation, v. 126
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.047738
  • Lakshman, R., Griffin, S., Hardeman, W., Schiff, A. and others, , 2012. Using the MRC framework for complex interventions to develop a childhood obesity prevention trial: the baby milk trial Archives of Disease in Childhood, v. 97
  • 2011

  • Lakshman, RR., Landsbaugh, JR., Schiff, A., Hardeman, W., Ong, KK. and Griffin, SJ., 2011. Development of a questionnaire to assess maternal attitudes towards infant growth and milk feeding practices. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, v. 8
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/1479-5868-8-35
  • Lakshman, R., McConville, A., How, S., Flowers, J., Wareham, N. and Cosford, P., 2011. Association between area-level socioeconomic deprivation and a cluster of behavioural risk factors: cross-sectional, population-based study. J Public Health (Oxf), v. 33
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdq072
  • 2010

  • Lakshman, RR., Sharp, SJ., Ong, KK. and Forouhi, NG., 2010. A novel school-based intervention to improve nutrition knowledge in children: Cluster randomised controlled trial BMC Public Health, v. 10
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-10-123
  • Kroese, M., Burton, H., Whittaker, J., Lakshman, R. and Alberg, C., 2010. A framework for the prioritization of investment in the provision of genetic tests. Public Health Genomics, v. 13
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1159/000294278
  • 2009

  • Lakshman, R., Forouhi, NG., Sharp, SJ., Luben, R., Bingham, SA., Khaw, KT., Wareham, NJ. and Ong, KK., 2009. Early age at menarche associated with cardiovascular disease and mortality Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, v. 94
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2009-1789
  • Wijndaele, K., Lakshman, R., Landsbaugh, JR., Ong, KK. and Ogilvie, D., 2009. Determinants of early weaning and use of unmodified cow's milk in infants: a systematic review. J Am Diet Assoc, v. 109
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jada.2009.09.003
  • Lakshman, R., Ogilvie, D. and Ong, KK., 2009. Mothers' experiences of bottle-feeding: A systematic review of qualitative and quantitative studies Archives of Disease in Childhood, v. 94
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/adc.2008.151910
  • 2008

  • Lakshman, R., Forouhi, N., Luben, R., Bingham, S., Khaw, K., Wareham, N. and Ong, KK., 2008. Association between age at menarche and risk of diabetes in adults: results from the EPIC-Norfolk cohort study. Diabetologia, v. 51
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s00125-008-0948-5
  • Wright, C., Lakshman, R., Emmett, P. and Ong, KK., 2008. Implications of adopting the WHO 2006 Child Growth Standard in the UK: Two prospective cohort studies Archives of Disease in Childhood, v. 93
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/adc.2007.126854
  • Internet publications

    2017

  • Pennant, M., Mehta, R., Moody, P., Hackett, G., Prentice, A., Sharp, S. and Lakshman, R., 2017. Premenopausal abnormal uterine bleeding and risk of endometrial cancer
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.14460
  • Other publications

    2017

  • Lakshman, R., Sharp, SJ., Whittle, F., Schiff, A., Hardeman, W., Irvine, L., Wilson, E., Griffin, SJ. and Ong, K., 2017. A theory-based behavioural intervention to reduce formula-milk intake and prevent excessive weight gain during infancy (The Baby Milk Trial): a randomised controlled trial The Lancet, v. 390
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32991-4
  • Conference proceedings

    2015

  • Whittle, F., Ong, KK., Griffin, SJ. and Lakshman, R., 2015. Recruiting to an infant formula-milk feeding trial: lessons from the baby milk trial TRIALS, v. 16
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-16-S2-P121