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  • 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 ...
  • Stimulation of colorectal tumour protein synthesis, in vivo, by nutritional support. 

    Heys, S. D.; Park, K. G. M.; McNurlan, M. A.; Milne, E.; Keenan, R. A.; Miller, J. D. B.; Broom, John; Eremin, O.; Garlick, P. J. (Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/PNS19900038, 1990-07)
    HEYS, S. D., PARK, K. G. M., McNURLAN, M. A., MILNE, E., KEENAN, R. A., MILLER, J. D. B., BROOM, J., EREMIN, O. and GARLICK, P. J., 1990. Stimulation of colorectal tumour protein synthesis, in vivo, by nutritional support. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 49 (2), 165A
  • A study of the time course of fructose-2, 6-bisphosphate production in a septic mouse model. 

    Hepburn, D.; Broom, John; Smith, D. J. (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/PNS19860044, 1986-02)
    HEPBURN, D., BROOM, J. and SMITH, D. J., 1986. A study of the time course of fructose-2, 6-bisphosphate production in a septic mouse model. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 45 (1), 33A.
  • Survival suit volume reduction associated with immersion: implications for buoyancy estimation in offshore workers of different size. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ledingham, Robert J.; Furnace, Graham; Williams, Hector; Coleshaw, Susan (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2016.1188219, 2016-06-23)
    STEWART, A., LEDINGHAM, R., FURNACE, G., WILLIAMS, H. and COLESHAW, S. 2017. Survival suit volume reduction associated with immersion: implications for buoyancy estimation in offshore workers of different size. Ergonomics [online], 60(6), pages 844-850. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2016.1188219
    Rationale: It is currently unknown how body size affects buoyancy in submerged helicopter escape. Method: Eight healthy males aged 39.6 ± 12.6 year (mean ± SD) with BMI 22.0-40.0 kg m-2 wearing a standard survival ('dry') ...
  • Systematic review of exercise and the long-term outcomes of the treatment for obesity. 

    Brown, T. J.; Avenell, A.; Broom, John; Smith, W. C. S.; Jung, R.; Campbell, M. K.; Grant, Aileen M. (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0029665102000289, 2002-11)
    BROWN, T. J., AVENELL, A., BROOM, J., SMITH, W. C. S., JUNG, R., CAMPBELL, M. K. and GRANT, A. M., 2002. Systematic review of exercise and the long-term outcomes of the treatment for obesity. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 61 (3A), 154A.
  • Thinking around abdominal obesity and cardiovascular risk. 

    Broom, Iain (SAGE Publications., 2006-03)
    BROOM, I., 2006. Thinking around abdominal obesity and cardiovascular risk. British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease, 6 (2), pp. 58-61.
    Obesity, particularly abdominal (visceral) obesity, is a burden on healthcare systems worldwide and is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease (CVD), insulin resistance, Type 2 diabetes, dyslipidaemia, metabolic syndrome, ...
  • Variability in body size and shape of UK Offshore Workers: a cluster analysis approach. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ledingham, Robert J.; Williams, Hector (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2016.07.001, 2016-07-17)
    STEWART, A., LEDINGHAM, R. and WILLIAMS, H. 2016. Variability in body size and shape of UK Offshore Workers: a cluster analysis approach. Applied ergonomics [online], 58, pages 265-272. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2016.07.001
    Male UK offshore workers have enlarged dimensions compared with UK norms and knowledge of specific sizes and shapes typifying their physiques will assist a range of functions related to health and ergonomics. A representative ...
  • Very-low-energy diets and morbidity: a systematic review of longer-term evidence. 

    Mulholland, Yvonne; Nicokavoura, Efsevia; Broom, John; Rolland, Catherine (Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007114512001924, 2012-09)
    MULHOLLAND, Y., NICOKAVOURA, E., BROOM, J. and ROLLAND, C., 2012. Very-low-energy diets and morbidity: a systematic review of longer-term evidence. British Journal of Nutrition, 108 (5), pp. 832-851.
    Evidence from the literature supports the safe use of very-low-energy diets (VLED) for up to 3 months in supervised conditions for patients who fail to meet a target weight loss using a standard low-fat, reduced-energy ...
  • Volumetric and space requirements of the offshore workforce: the effects of donning a survival suit. 

    Ledingham, Robert J.; Stewart, Arthur D. (Hometrica Consulting. http://dx.doi.org/10.15221/13.317, 2013-11)
    LEDINGHAM, R. J. and STEWART A. D., 2013. Volumetric and space requirements of the offshore workforce: the effects of donning a survival suit. In: Proceedings of the 4th 3D Body Scanning Conference. 19-20 November 2013. Ascona, Switzerland: Hometrica Consulting. Pp. 317-322.
    Confined space working is common place within the offshore oil and gas infrastructure and it is a person’s absolute size that governs their fit within this built environment. The design and adjustability of the environment ...
  • Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Broom, Iain (Ocean Media Group. http://www.gerimed.co.uk/archive/detail/?id=336, 2010-04)
    ROLLAND, C. and BROOM, I., 2010. Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly. Geriatric Medicine: GM2 ; Heart and Diabetes, 40 (Supp. 4), pp. 27-36.
    Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly remains a controversial issue. Obesity is considered to be problematic as a result of associated dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease and mortality. Diet, exercise, ...