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  • Homo Adipatus – a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. 

    Broom, Iain; Rolland, Catherine (M&K Update Ltd., 2010)
    BROOM, I. and ROLLAND, C., 2010. Homo Adipatus – a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. In: G. TSICHLIA and A. M. JOHNSTONE, eds. Fat matters: from sociology to science. Keswick: M&K Update Ltd. Pp. 51-66.
  • Impact of high intensity interval training (HIIT) and/or selenium (Se) supplementation on oxidative stress and antioxidant status in active females. 

    Keane, Karen (Robert Gordon University Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology, 2014-02)
    Background: Cells continuously produce free radicals (FR) and reactive oxygen species (ROS) as part of metabolic processes. These free radicals are neutralized by an elaborate antioxidant defence system consisting of ...
  • The implementation of the Counterweight Programme in Scotland, UK. 

    Counterweight Project Team; Bell-Higgs, Anna E.; Brosnahan, Naomi T.; Clarke, Anne M.; Dow, Maria S. A.; Haynes, Sarah M.; Lyons, G. Felicity; McCombie, E. Louise; Mongia, Sarika; Noble, Paula A.; Quinn, Marney F.; Regan, Paula J.; Ross, Hazel M.; Thompson, Frances E.; Vermeulen, Adri; Broom, Iain; Reckless, John P. D.; Kumar, Sudhesh; Lean, Michael E. J.; Frost, Gary S.; Finer, Nick; Haslam, David W.; Morrison, David; Sloan, Billy; McLoone, Philip (Oxford University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmr074, 2012-04)
    COUNTERWEIGHT PROJECT TEAM, 2012. The implementation of the Counterweight Programme in Scotland, UK. Family Practice, 29 (Supp. 1), pp. i139-i144.
    Background. The Counterweight Programme is a proven model for the management of obesity in the UK, evaluated over 5 years (2000–05) and demonstrating clinical and cost effectiveness. The Scottish Government commissioned ...
  • An investigation into determinants of successful rowing performance in terms of body morphology and stretcher position. 

    Emery, Morag (The Robert Gordon University Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology, Faculty of Health and Social Care, 2008-11)
    Successful rowers competing at an elite level have been shown to have particular morphological characteristics which are associated with their success (Bourgois et al. 2001; Slater et al. 2005; Kerr et al. 2007). The ...
  • Laboratory methods of body composition analysis. 

    Rolland, Catherine (Routledge., 2012-06)
    ROLLAND, C., 2012. Laboratory methods of body composition analysis. In: A. D. STEWART and L. SUTTON (eds.) Body composition in sport, exercise and health. Oxford : Routledge. Pp. 20-41.
  • Leptin inhibits proliferation of breast cancer cells at supraphysiological concentrations by inhibiting mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling. 

    Weichhaus, Michael; Broom, John; Wahle, Klaus; Bermano, Giovanna (Spandidos Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/ol.2014.2085, 2014-07)
    WEICHHAUS, M., BROOM, J., WAHLE, K. and BERMANO, G., 2014. Leptin inhibits proliferation of breast cancer cells at supraphysiological concentrations by inhibiting mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling. Oncology Letters, 8 (1), pp. 374-378.
    Leptin is a hormone secreted by white fat tissue and signals the amount of overall body fat to the hypothalamus. The circulating concentration of leptin correlates with the level of obesity. Breast cancer risk is higher ...
  • Long-term weight loss maintenance and management following a VLCD: a 3-year outcome. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Johnston, Kelly L.; Lula, Sadiq; Macdonald, Ian; Broom, Iain (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.12300, 2014-03)
    ROLLAND, C., JOHNSTON, K. L., LULA, S., MACDONALD, I. and BROOM, I., 2014. Long-term weight loss maintenance and management following a VLCD: a 3-year outcome. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 68 (3), pp. 379-387.
    Background: Effective weight loss treatment is important as obesity has severe health and socioeconomic repercussions. Emerging evidence suggests that rapid initial weight loss results in better long-term weight loss ...
  • Low-carbohydrate diets, obesity and type 2 diabetes: a review. 

    Gryka, Anna; Broom, Iain; Rolland, Catherine (Teknoscienze Srl http://agro-food-industry.teknoscienze.com/testata.asp?id_testata=257&folder=supplements, 2012-03)
    GRYKA, A., BROOM, I. and ROLLAND, C., 2012. Low-carbohydrate diets, obesity and type 2 diabetes: a review. Agro Food Hi-Tech Industry: Weight Management Supplement, 23 (2) Supp. Pp. 12-14.
    This review examines the effects of low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets (LCHO) (<150g carbohydrate/d) on glycaemia and cardiovascular risk, energy expenditure, appetite and satiety, liver and kidney function, bone metabolism, ...
  • Molecular aspects of the link between obesity, insulin resistance and breast cancer. 

    Weichhaus, Michael (The Robert Gordon University Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology (CORE), 2010-11)
    Obesity is a multi-factorial metabolic disease, resulting in increased adipose tissue acquisition by the host. This disease increases the risk for developing co-morbidities, including Metabolic Syndrome and other disorders ...
  • Obesity and its health impact in Africa: a systematic review. 

    Adeboye, Bridget; Bermano, Giovanna; Rolland, Catherine (Clinics Cardive Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2012-040, 2012-10)
    ADEBOYE, B., BERMANO, G. and ROLLAND, C., 2012. Obesity and its health impact in Africa: a systematic review. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa, 23 (9), pp. 512-521.
    Obesity and its association with co-morbidities in Africa are on the rise. This systematic review examines evidence of obesity and its association with co-morbidities within the African continent. Comparative studies ...
  • Optimizing acceptability and feasibility of an evidence-based behavioral intervention for obese adults with obesity-related co-morbidities or additional risk factors for co-morbidities: an open-pilot intervention study in secondary care. 

    Dombrowski, Stephan U.; Sniehotta, Falko F.; Johnston, Marie; Broom, Iain; Kulkarni, Utkarsh; Brown, Jennifer E.; Murray, Lynne; Soares, Vera A. (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2011.08.003, 2012-04)
    DOMBROWSKI, S. U., SNIEHOTTA, F. F., JOHNSTON, M., BROOM, I., KULKARNI, U., BROWN, J., MURRAY, L., SOARES, V. A., 2012. Optimizing acceptability and feasibility of an evidence-based behavioral intervention for obese adults with obesity-related co-morbidities or additional risk factors for co-morbidities: an open-pilot intervention study in secondary care. Patient Education and Counseling, 87 (1), pp. 108-119.
    Objective To test and optimize the feasibility and acceptability of a physical activity (PA) and healthy eating behavior change intervention for obese adults with obesity-related co-morbidities or additional risk factors ...
  • Over-the-counter Orlistat: early experiences, views and attitudes of community pharmacists in Great Britain. 

    Weidmann, Anita Elaine; Cunningham, Scott; Gray, Gwen; Hansford, Denise; McLay, James S.; Broom, John; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer Verlag http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-011-9516-z, 2011-08)
    WEIDMAN, A. E., CUNNINGHAM, S., GRAY, G., HANSFORD, D., MCLAY, J., BROOM, J. and STEWART, D., 2011. Over-the-counter Orlistat: early experiences, views and attitudes of community pharmacists in Great Britain. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 33 (4), pp. 627-633.
    Objectives of the study To describe community pharmacists’ early experiences, views and attitudes with over-the-counter orlistat, 9 months post legal re-classification from November 2009 to January 2010. Setting 13,200 ...
  • Practices of food and diet in an urban context. 

    Spencer, Sophie Rebecca (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Health and Social Care. Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology., 2015-11)
    SPENCER, S.R. 2015. Practices of food and diet in an urban context. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.
    Obesity is one of the biggest challenges facing the health of the British population, and this is reflected here in the city of Aberdeen. In order to be able to holistically assess the elements which interplay in the causes ...
  • Protein synthesis in the rat liver after fracture of the femur. 

    Khan, S. N.; Tilstone, W. J.; Fleck, A.; Broom, Iain (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/PNS19740058, 1974-12)
    KHAN, S. N., TILSTONE, W. J., FLECK, A. and BROOM, I., 1974. Protein synthesis in the rat liver after fracture of the femur. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 33 (3), 93A
  • Reproducibility of body volume assessments in survival clothing in fixed and portable scanning systems. 

    Ledingham, Robert J.; Nevill, Alan M.; Stewart, Arthur D. (Hometrica Consulting. http://dx.doi.org/10.15221/13.355, 2013-11)
    LEDINGHAM, R. J., NEVILL, A. M., AND STEWART, A. D., 2013 Reproducibility of body volume assessments in survival clothing in fixed and portable scanning systems. In: Proceedings of the 4th 3D Body Scanning Conference. 19-20 November 2013. Ascona, Switzerland: Hometrica Consulting. Pp. 355-359.
    The recent development of portable 3D scanning systems for industries such as animation and museum artefact digitisation have considerable potential for applications involving human body measurement. However, this requires ...
  • A retrospective analysis of a community based weight loss programme in conjunction with group behavioural change sessions in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). 

    Nikokavoura, Efsevia Anastasia (Robert Gordon University Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology, 2014-11)
    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is variously reported to affect between 5-26 % of reproductive age women in the UK and it accounts for up to to 75% of women attending fertility clinics due to anovulation. The major symptoms ...
  • Review: barriers to physical activity in obese adults: a rapid evidence assessment. 

    Broom, Iain (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1744987116647820, 2016-05-11)
    BROOM, I. 2016. Review: barriers to physical activity in obese adults: a rapid evidence assessment. Journal of research in nursing [online], 21(4), pages 288-289. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1744987116647820
    Obesity is clearly a major public health problem in developed nations, but also impacts on the health of developing countries, as they adopt lifestyle practices of the former. Physical activity, or lack of it, contributes ...
  • Selenoprotein expression in the rat colon during Se deficiency. 

    Pagmantidis, V.; Bermano, Giovanna; Broom, John; Arthur, J. R.; Hesketh, J. E. (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0029665102000228, 2002-05)
    PAGMANTIDIS, V., BERMANO, G., BROOM, J., ARTHUR, J. R. and HESKETH, J. E., 2002. Selenoprotein expression in the rat colon during Se deficiency. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 61 (2A), 51A
  • Selenoprotein gene expression in an intestinal cell line during selenium depletion: a macroarray approach indicates effects on SelW and glutathione peroxidise 1. 

    Pagmantidis, V.; Villette, S.; Bermano, Giovanna; Broom, John; Arthur, J. R.; Hesketh, J. E. (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/PNS2003XXX, 2003-09)
    PAGMANTIDIS, V., VILLETTE, S., BERMANO, G., BROOM, J., ARTHUR, J. R. and HESKETH, J. E., 2003. Selenoprotein gene expression in an intestinal cell line during selenium depletion: a macroarray approach indicates effects on SelW and glutathione peroxidise 1. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 62 (1A), 72A
  • Shape change and obesity prevalence among male UK offshore workers after 30 years: new insight from a 3D scanning study. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ledingham, Robert L.; Furnace, Graham; Williams, Hector; Nevill, Alan M. (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22992, 2017-03-02)
    STEWART, A.D., LEDINGHAM, R.L., FURNACE, G., WILLIAMS, H. and NEVILL, A.M. 2017. Shape change and obesity prevalence among male UK offshore workers after 30 years: new insight from a 3D scanning study. American journal of human biology [online], 29(4), article ID e22992. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22992
    Objectives - In 1984, male UK offshore workers had greater overweight and obesity prevalence and fat content than the general population. Since then, body weight has increased by 19%, but, without accompanying anthropometric ...