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 Brad Metcalf

Brad Metcalf

Senior Lecturer

4896

Richards Building RB105B

Brad joined the School of Sport and Health Science from the University’s Medical School in August 2013. He had spent the previous 14 years working on the ‘EarlyBird Diabetes Study’ as both senior statistician and physical activity research fellow, contributing to some 60 peer-reviewed publications.

Broad research specialisms:

  • Physical activity and obesity
  • Physical activity and cardiovascular/diabetes/metabolic risk
  • Determinants of physical activity
  • Statistical analysis

Qualifications

BSc ‘Applied Statistics’, 2:1 (University of Plymouth).

MSc ‘Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health’, with distinction (University of Bristol).

PhD 'Physical Activity and Obesity-Related Health in Childhood' (Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry - Universities of Exeter and Plymouth).

Research

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Key publications


Vlachopoulos D, Barker, Williams CA, Arngrímsson SA, Knapp KM, Metcalf B, Fatouros IG, Moreno LA, Gracia Marco (In Press). The impact of sport participation on bone mass and geometry in adolescent males. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Full text.
Mostazir M, Jeffery A, Hosking J, Metcalf B, Voss L, Wilkin T (2016). Evidence for energy conservation during pubertal growth. A 10-year longitudinal study (EarlyBird 71). Int J Obes (Lond), 40(11), 1619-1626. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Henley WE, Wilkin TJ (2015). Exploring the Adolescent Fall in Physical Activity: a 10-yr Cohort Study (EarlyBird 41). Med Sci Sports Exerc, 47(10), 2084-2092. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Henley WE, Jeffery AN, Mostazir M, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2015). Physical activity attenuates the mid-adolescent peak in insulin resistance but by late adolescence the effect is lost: a longitudinal study with annual measures from 9-16 years (EarlyBird 66). Diabetologia, 58(12), 2699-2708. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf B, Henley W, Wilkin T (2012). Effectiveness of intervention on physical activity of children: Systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials with objectively measured outcomes (EarlyBird 54). BMJ (Online), 345(7876). Abstract.  Full text.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Frémeaux AE, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). BMI was right all along: taller children really are fatter (implications of making childhood BMI independent of height) EarlyBird 48. Int J Obes (Lond), 35(4), 541-547. Abstract.  Author URL.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Gracia Marco L, Vlachopoulos D, Barker AR, Williams CA, Knapp K, Metcalf BS (In Press). Effect of a program of short bouts of exercise on bone health in adolescents involved in different sports: the PRO-BONE study protocol. BMC Public Health Abstract.  Full text.
Vlachopoulos D, Barker, Williams CA, Arngrímsson SA, Knapp KM, Metcalf B, Fatouros IG, Moreno LA, Gracia Marco (In Press). The impact of sport participation on bone mass and geometry in adolescent males. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Full text.
Mostazir M, Jeffery A, Hosking J, Metcalf B, Voss L, Wilkin T (2016). Evidence for energy conservation during pubertal growth. A 10-year longitudinal study (EarlyBird 71). Int J Obes (Lond), 40(11), 1619-1626. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Mostazir MBA, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2015). Awareness of body weight by mothers and their children: Repeated measures in a single cohort (EarlyBird 64). Child: Care, Health and Development, 41(3), 434-442. Abstract.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Mostazir MBA, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2015). Awareness of body weight by mothers and their children: repeated measures in a single cohort (EarlyBird 64). Child Care Health Dev, 41(3), 434-442. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Henley WE, Wilkin TJ (2015). Exploring the Adolescent Fall in Physical Activity: a 10-yr Cohort Study (EarlyBird 41). Med Sci Sports Exerc, 47(10), 2084-2092. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Henley WE, Jeffery AN, Mostazir M, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2015). Physical activity attenuates the mid-adolescent peak in insulin resistance but by late adolescence the effect is lost: a longitudinal study with annual measures from 9-16 years (EarlyBird 66). Diabetologia, 58(12), 2699-2708. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Streeter AJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2014). Divergence between HbA1c and fasting glucose through childhood: Implications for diagnosis of impaired fasting glucose (EarlyBird 52). Pediatric Diabetes, 15(3), 214-219. Abstract.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Frémeaux AE, Wilkin TJ (2014). Metabolic risk in contemporary children is unrelated to socio-economic status: longitudinal study of a UK urban population (EarlyBird 42). Pediatr Diabetes, 15(3), 244-251. Abstract.  Author URL.
Clarke-Harris R, Wilkin TJ, Hosking J, Pinkney J, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Godfrey KM, Voss LD, Lillycrop KA, Burdge GC, et al (2014). PGC1α promoter methylation in blood at 5-7 years predicts adiposity from 9 to 14 years (EarlyBird 50). Diabetes, 63(7), 2528-2537. Abstract.  Author URL.
Solomon E, Rees T, Ukoumunne OC, Metcalf B, Hillsdon M (2014). The Devon Active Villages Evaluation (DAVE) trial of a community-level physical activity intervention in rural south-west England: a stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, 11 Author URL.  Full text.
Streeter AJ, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2013). Body fat in children does not adversely influence bone development: a 7-year longitudinal study (EarlyBird 18). Pediatr Obes, 8(6), 418-427. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Streeter AJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2013). Divergence between HbA1c and fasting glucose through childhood: Implications for diagnosis of impaired fasting glucose (EarlyBird 52). Pediatric Diabetes
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Streeter AJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2013). Evidence of early beta-cell deficiency among children who show impaired fasting glucose: 10-yr cohort study (EarlyBird 56). Pediatric Diabetes, 14(7), 481-489. Abstract.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Streeter AJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2013). Evidence of early beta-cell deficiency among children who show impaired fasting glucose: 10-yr cohort study (EarlyBird 56). Pediatr Diabetes, 14(7), 481-489. Abstract.  Author URL.
Solomon E, Rees T, Ukoumunne OC, Metcalf B, Hillsdon M (2013). Personal, social, and environmental correlates of physical activity in adults living in rural south-west England: a cross-sectional analysis. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 10 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Metcalf B, Henley W, Wilkin T (2013). Republished research: effectiveness of intervention on physical activity of children: systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials with objectively measured outcomes (EarlyBird 54). Br J Sports Med, 47(4). Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Streeter AJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2012). Age before stage: insulin resistance rises before the onset of puberty: a 9-year longitudinal study (EarlyBird 26). Diabetes Care, 35(3), 536-541. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf B, Henley W, Wilkin T (2012). Authors' reply to Symonds. BMJ, 345
Lakshmi S, Metcalf B, Joglekar C, Yajnik CS, Fall CH, Wilkin TJ (2012). Differences in body composition and metabolic status between white U.K. and Asian Indian children (EarlyBird 24 and the Pune Maternal Nutrition Study). Pediatr Obes, 7(5), 347-354. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf B, Henley W, Wilkin T (2012). Effectiveness of intervention on physical activity of children: Systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials with objectively measured outcomes (EarlyBird 54). BMJ (Online), 345(7876). Abstract.  Full text.
Metcalf B, Henley W, Wilkin T (2012). Keeping the customer satisfied reply. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 345 Author URL.
Metcalf B, Wilkin T (2012). LIFESTYLE AND CHILDHOOD OBESITY Lifestyle intervention in preschool children has little effect on obesity. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 344 Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Metcalf BS (2012). Testing the activitystat hypothesis. PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 54(2), 177-177. Author URL.
Ajala O, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2012). The contribution of parental BMI to the metabolic health of their offspring: a longitudinal cohort study (EarlyBird 55). Pediatr Obes, 7(2), 143-150. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Frémeaux AE, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). BMI was right all along: taller children really are fatter (implications of making childhood BMI independent of height) EarlyBird 48. Int J Obes (Lond), 35(4), 541-547. Abstract.  Author URL.
Frémeaux AE, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). Consistency of children's dietary choices: annual repeat measures from 5 to 13 years (EarlyBird 49). Br J Nutr, 106(5), 725-731. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). Direction of causality between body fat and insulin resistance in children--a longitudinal study (EarlyBird 51). Int J Pediatr Obes, 6(5-6), 428-433. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Henley W, Wilkin TJ (2011). Fatness leads to inactivity, but inactivity does not lead to fatness: a longitudinal study in children (EarlyBird 45). Arch Dis Child, 96(10), 942-947. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). Little impact of resting energy expenditure on childhood weight and body composition: a longitudinal study (EarlyBird 47). Nutr Res, 31(1), 9-13. Abstract.  Author URL.
Frémeaux AE, Mallam KM, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). The impact of school-time activity on total physical activity: the activitystat hypothesis (EarlyBird 46). Int J Obes (Lond), 35(10), 1277-1283. Abstract.  Author URL.
Ajala O, Fr Meaux AE, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). The relationship of height and body fat to gender-assortative weight gain in children. A longitudinal cohort study (EarlyBird 44). Int J Pediatr Obes, 6(3-4), 223-228. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Henley W, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2010). Changes in resting energy expenditure and their relationship to insulin resistance and weight gain: a longitudinal study in pre-pubertal children (EarlyBird 17). Clin Nutr, 29(4), 448-452. Abstract.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Frémeaux AE, Wilkin TJ (2010). Metabolic risk in contemporary children is unrelated to socio-economic status: longitudinal study of a UK urban population (EarlyBird 42). Pediatr Diabetes Abstract.  Author URL.
O'Riordan CF, Metcalf BS, Perkins JM, Wilkin TJ (2010). Reliability of energy expenditure prediction equations in the weight management clinic. J Hum Nutr Diet, 23(2), 169-175. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf B (2009). Accelerometers for measuring physical activity behavior in children. Indian Pediatrics, 46(12), 1051-1052.
Perez-Pastor EM, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2009). Assortative weight gain in mother-daughter and father-son pairs: an emerging source of childhood obesity. Longitudinal study of trios (EarlyBird 43). Int J Obes (Lond), 33(7), 727-735. Abstract.  Author URL.
Gardner DSL, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2009). Contribution of early weight gain to childhood overweight and metabolic health: a longitudinal study (EarlyBird 36). Pediatrics, 123(1), e67-e73. Abstract.  Author URL.
Krishnan B, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ, Flanagan D (2009). Gender differences in the relationship between heart rate control and adiposity in young children: a cross-sectional study (EarlyBird 33). Pediatric Diabetes, 10(2), 127-134.
Krishnan B, Jeffery A, Metcalf B, Hosking J, Voss L, Wilkin T, Flanagan DE (2009). Gender differences in the relationship between heart rate control and adiposity in young children: a cross-sectional study (EarlyBird 33). Pediatr Diabetes, 10(2), 127-134. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Metcalf BS (2009). Glucose allostasis: emperor's new clothes?. Diabetologia, 52(5), 776-778. Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Hosking J, Voss LD, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2009). Objectively measured physical activity and its association with adiponectin and other novel metabolic markers. Diabetes Care, 32(3), 467-473. Abstract.
Jeffery AN, Murphy MJ, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, English P, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2008). Adiponectin in childhood. Int J Pediatr Obes, 1-11. Abstract.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2008). Children from low-income families have less access to sports facilities, but are no less physically active: cross-sectional study (EarlyBird 35). Child Care Health Dev, 34(4), 470-474. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2008). Disposition modeling of blood glucose control in children: novel insights from a longitudinal study. DIABETOLOGIA, 51, S381-S381. Author URL.
Murphy MJ, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Sattar N, Williams R, Jeffery J, Wilkin TJ (2008). Distribution of adiponectin, leptin, and metabolic correlates of insulin resistance: a longitudinal study in British children; 1: Prepuberty (EarlyBird 15). Clin Chem, 54(8), 1298-1306. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2008). Physical activity at the government-recommended level and obesity-related health outcomes: a longitudinal study (Early Bird 37). Arch Dis Child, 93(9), 772-777. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Gardner D, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). Resting energy expenditure, adiponectin and changes in body composition of young children (EarlyBird 34). Int J Pediatr Obes, 3(1), 46-51. Abstract.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2008). Risk of diabetes is spreading to all socio-economic groups: a prospective childhood study. DIABETOLOGIA, 51, S443-S443. Author URL.
Gardner DSL, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). Trends, associations and predictions of insulin resistance in prepubertal children (EarlyBird 29). Pediatric Diabetes, 9(3 PART 1), 214-220. Abstract.
Gardner DS-L, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). Trends, associations and predictions of insulin resistance in prepubertal children (EarlyBird 29). Pediatr Diabetes, 9(3 Pt 1), 214-220. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2007). Adiponectin is unexpectedly lower in the most active children: a longitudinal study. DIABETIC MEDICINE, 24, 49-49. Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Alba S, Murphy MJ, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Gardner DS-L, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2007). Behavior of insulin resistance and its metabolic correlates in prepubertal children: a longitudinal study (EarlyBird 32). Diabetes Care, 30(11), 2962-2964. Author URL.
Gardner DS-L, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2007). Impact of early weight gain on insulin resistance in later childhood: a longitudinal study. DIABETIC MEDICINE, 24, 20-20. Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Gardner DS-L, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2007). Insulin resistance is associated with elevated resting energy expenditure in pre-pubertal children: a longitudinal study. DIABETIC MEDICINE, 24, 23-23. Author URL.
Weedon MN, Clark VJ, Qian Y, Ben-Shlomo Y, Timpson N, Ebrahim S, Lawlor DA, Pembrey ME, Ring S, Wilkin TJ, et al (2006). A common haplotype of glucokinase gene alters fasting glucose and birth weight: association in six studies and population-genetics analyses. Am J Hum Genet, 79(6), 991-1001.
Weedon MN, Clark VJ, Qian Y, Ben-Shlomo Y, Timpson N, Ebrahim S, Lawlor DA, Pembrey ME, Ring S, Wilkin TJ, et al (2006). A common haplotype of the glucokinase gene alters fasting glucose and birth weight: association in six studies and population-genetics analyses. Am J Hum Genet, 79(6), 991-1001. Abstract.  Author URL.
Murphy MJ, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Does lean rather than fat mass provide the link between birth weight, BMI, and metabolic risk? EarlyBird 23. Pediatr Diabetes, 7(4), 211-214. Abstract.  Author URL.
LVoss, Jeffrey AN, Metcalf BS, Wilkin TJ (2006). IOTF thresholds for overweight and obesity and their children to metabolic risk in children (EarlyBird 20). International Journal of Obesity, 30(4), 606-609.
Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2006). IOTF thresholds for overweight and obesity and their relation to metabolic risk in children (EarlyBird 20). Int J Obes (Lond), 30(4), 606-609. Abstract.  Author URL.
LVoss, Jeffrey AN, Metcalf BS, Wilkin T (2006). Little evidence for early programming of weight and insulin resistance for contemporary children: EarlyBird Diabetes Study report 19. PEDIATRICS, 118(3), 1118-1123.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Murphy MJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Little evidence for early programming of weight and insulin resistance for contemporary children: EarlyBird Diabetes Study report 19. Pediatrics, 118(3), 1118-1123. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Obesity-linked insulin resistance in children - an emerging problem the EarlyBird Study 31. European J Diabetes Nursing, 3(1).
Chandak GR, Ward KJ, Yajnik CS, Pandit AN, Bavdekar A, Joglekar CV, Fall CHD, Mohankrishna P, Wilkin TJ, Metcalf BS, et al (2006). Triglyceride associated polymorphisms of the APOA5 gene have very different allele frequencies in Pune, India compared to Europeans. BMC Med Genet, 7 Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Validation of foot-to-foot bioelectrical impedance analysis with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in the assessment of body composition in young children: the EarlyBird cohort. Br J Nutr, 96(6), 1163-1168. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Mallam KM, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD (2006). Variation in physical activity lies with the child, not his environment: evidence for an 'activitystat' in young children (EarlyBird 16). Int J Obes (Lond), 30(7), 1050-1055. Abstract.  Author URL.
Weedon MN, Frayling TM, Shields B, Knight B, Turner T, Metcalf BS, Voss L, Wilkin TJ, McCarthy A, Ben-Shlomo Y, et al (2005). Genetic regulation of birth weight and fasting glucose by a common polymorphism in the islet cell promoter of the glucokinase gene. Diabetes, 54(2), 576-581. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Alba S, Wilkin TJ (2005). Parents' awareness of overweight in themselves and their children: cross sectional study within a cohort (EarlyBird 21). BMJ, 330(7481), 23-24. Author URL.
Wilkin T, Metcalf B, Murphy M, Voss L, Study E (2005). Physical activity and BMI in adolescence. LANCET, 366(9502), 2003-2003. Author URL.
Murphy MJ, Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Kirkby J, Mallam KM, Wilkin TJ, EarlyBird Study (EarlyBird 6) (2004). Girls at five are intrinsically more insulin resistant than boys: the Programming Hypotheses Revisited--The EarlyBird Study (EarlyBird 6). Pediatrics, 113(1 Pt 1), 82-86. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mitchell SMS, Hattersley AT, Knight B, Turner T, Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Davies D, McCarthy A, Wilkin TJ, Smith GD, et al (2004). Lack of support for a role of the insulin gene variable number of tandem repeats minisatellite (INS-VNTR) locus in fetal growth or type 2 diabetes-related intermediate traits in United Kingdom populations. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 89(1), 310-317. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Perkins J, Wilkin TJ (2004). Physical activity cost of the school run: impact on school children of being driven to school (EarlyBird 22). Brit Med J, 329, 832-833.
Metcalf B, Voss L, Jeffery A, Perkins J, Wilkin T (2004). Physical activity cost of the school run: impact on schoolchildren of being driven to school (EarlyBird 22). BMJ, 329(7470), 832-833. Author URL.
Kirkby J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, O'Riordan CF, Perkins J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2004). Sex differences in resting energy expenditure and their relation to insulin resistance in children (EarlyBird 13). Am J Clin Nutr, 80(2), 430-435. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Wilkin TJ (2004). The impact of pregnancy weight and glucose on the metabolic health of mother and child in the south west of the UK. Midwifery, 20(3), 281-289. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mallam KM, Metcalf BS, Kirkby J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2003). Contribution of timetabled physical education to total physical activity in primary school children: cross sectional study. BMJ, 327(7415), 592-593. Author URL.
Voss LD, Kirkby J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, O'Riordan C, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2003). Preventable factors in childhood that lead to insulin resistance, diabetes mellitus and the metabolic syndrome: the EarlyBird diabetes study 1. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab, 16(9), 1211-1224. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wilkin T, Kibirige M, Metcalf B, Renuka R (2003). Testing the accelerator hypothesis: the relationship between body mass and age at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care, 26(10), 2865-2870.
O'Riordan CF, Metcalf BS, Noble L, Perkins F, Wilkin TJ (2002). A comparison of energy expenditure prediction equations with gold-standard calorimetry in the weight management clinic. DIABETES, 51, A412-A412. Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2002). Accelerometers identify inactive and potentially obese children (EarlyBird 3). Arch Dis Child, 87(2), 166-167. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Wilkin TJ (2002). Causes of insulin resistance in childhood. Nursing Standard, 16, 33-37.
Jeffery A, Voss L, Metcalf B, Wilkin T (2002). Causes of insulin resistance in childhood. Nurs Stand, 16(35), 33-37. Abstract.  Author URL.
Murphy MJ, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Mallam K, Kirkby J, Wilkin TJ (2002). Comment to: C. S. Yajnik et al. (2001) Paternal insulin resistance and fetal growth. Diabetologia 44: 1197-1198. Diabetologia, 45(4). Author URL.
Mallam KM, Murphy MJ, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2002). Five year-old girls are intrinsically more insulin resistant than boys (The EarlyBird Study). DIABETES, 51, A354-A354. Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Mallam KM, Kirkby J, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2002). Predicting insulin resistance in contemporary children: Genes, gestation or current weight?. DIABETES, 51, A352-A353. Author URL.
Kirkby J, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Mallam KM, Jeffery AN, Perkins J, Wilkins TJ (2002). Resting energy expenditure and its relationship to insulin resistance in contemporary UK children: the EarlyBird study. DIABETES, 51, A354-A354. Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Curnow JSH, Evans C, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2002). Technical reliability of the CSA activity monitor: the EarlyBird Study. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 34(9), 1533-1537. Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Curnow JSH, Evans C, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2002). Technical reliability of the CSA activity monitor: the EarlyBird Study. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 34(9), 1533-1537. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mallam KM, Kibirige M, Metcalf BS, Renuka R, Wilkin TJ (2002). Testing the accelerator hypothesis: Type 1 diabetes presents earlier in the fatter child. DIABETES, 51, A25-A26. Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Kirkby J, Voss LD, Murphy MJ, Mallam KM, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2002). The physical activity of contemporary five-year-olds does not impact on their insulin resistance: the EarlyBird study. DIABETES, 51, A586-A586. Author URL.
Wilkin T, Jeffrey AN, Metcalf BS, Voss LD (2002). The relative contributions of birth weight, 'catch up' weight and current weight to insulin resistance in contemporary five-year-olds: (EarlyBird2). Diabetes, 51(12), 3468-3472.
Wilkin TJ, Metcalf BS, Murphy MJ, Kirkby J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD (2002). The relative contributions of birth weight, weight change, and current weight to insulin resistance in contemporary 5-year-olds: the EarlyBird Study. Diabetes, 51(12), 3468-3472. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Voss LD, Jeffery AR, Howdle SM, Metcalf BS, Murphy MM (2001). Current weight, not birth weight of 'catch-up' weight, accounts for insulin resistance in healthy five-year-olds. DIABETOLOGIA, 44, A244-A244. Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Howdle SM, Metcalf BS, Murphy MM (2001). Current weight, not birth weight or 'Catch-Up' weight, accounts for insulin resistance in healthy five-year-olds. DIABETES, 50, A82-A82. Author URL.
Voss LD, Wilkin TJ, Howdle SM, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Murphy MM (2001). Insulin resistance and its metabolic impact in five-year-old children. DIABETOLOGIA, 44, A255-A255. Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Howdle SM, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2001). The use of CSA accelerometers to investigate the relationship of physical activity to insulin resistance in five-year-old children. DIABETOLOGIA, 44, A189-A189. Author URL.

Conferences

Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Hosking J, Wilkin TJ (2011). BMI cut-offs in childhood may not be valid predictors of metabolic risk: a 9-year longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Mostazir MBA, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Streeter AJ, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). Children of higher income families eat 'better' and are taller, but they are metabolically less healthy.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Streeter AJ, Mostazir MBA, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). HbA(1c) does not detect glucose impairment in youth.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Streeter AJ, Mostazir MBA, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). Insulin resistance rises from mid-childhood, before the onset of puberty: longitudinal data from the EarlyBird Study.  Author URL.
Streeter AJ, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Mostazir MBA, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). Obesity of the bone: the relationships between body mass, adiposity and bone density in children: a 7-year longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Fremeaux AE, Voss LD (2010). Insulin demand, beta cell response and glucose control among contemporary children - an eight-year longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Storey B, Jeffery A, Metcalf B, Voss L (2009). Inflexion of the glucose disposition vector among insulin resistant children may be an early sign of beta cell insufficiency.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Hosking J, Voss LD, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2009). Objectively measured physical activity and its association with adiponectin and other novel metabolic markers: a longitudinal study in children (EarlyBird 38).  Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Perez-Pastor E, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2009). Tracking Insulin Secretion and Sensitivity in Children Who Subsequently Develop Diabetes: an Eight Year Study.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2009). Tracking insulin secretion and sensitivity in children who subsequently develop diabetes: a seven year study.  Author URL.
Perez-Pastor E, Hosking J, Metcalf B, Voss L, Jeffrey A, Wilkin T (2008). Assortative weight gain in mother-daughter and father-son pairs: a prospective study.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). Blood glucose control in children varies according to BMI: application of the disposition model.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). Cause and effect in the relationship between body fat and physical activity in children: a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). Contribution of resting energy expenditure to weight gain in young children - a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). New insights into control of blood glucose using the disposition model: a longitudinal analysis.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2008). Risk of obesity and metabolic disturbance spreads to all socio-economic classes in the UK: a prospective childhood study.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2008). Risk of obesity has spread to all socio-economic groups in the UK: a prospective childhood study.  Author URL.
Gardner DS, Hosking J, Metcalf B, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2007). Impact of early weight gain on insulin resistance in later childhood: a longitudinal cohort study.  Author URL.
Gardner DS-L, Hosking J, Metcalf B, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin T (2007). Impact of early weight gain on insulin resistance in later childhood: a longitudinal cohort study.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Gardner DS, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2007). Insulin resistance is associated with elevated resting energy expenditure in pre-pubertal children - a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Voss L, Hosking J, Metcalf B, Jeffery A, Gardner D, Wilkin T (2007). Physical inactivity and metabolic risk are unrelated to socio-economic status in children.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Gardner DS, Wilkin TJ (2007). Social inequality does not affect physical activity, body mass, or diabetes risk in young children.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Gardner DS, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2007). The effect of dietary choice on body size and insulin resistance in children: a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2007). Unexpected relationships between objectively measured physical activity and cardio-diabetic risk factors in children: a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Jeffery A, Hosking J, Metcalf B, Gardner D, Voss L, Wilkin T (2007). Visceral fat is not an independent predictor of insulin resistance in children.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Gardner DS-L, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Adiponectin and its relation to changes in body composition of young children - a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Murphy MJ, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Gardner DS-L, Sattar N, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Adiponectin does not mediate obesity-related insulin resistance in young children - a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Murphy MJ, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Gardner DS, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2006). Adiponectin does not mediate obesity-related insulin resistance in young children: a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2006). Testing national guidelines for physical activity in childhood: a longitudinal study of their impact on body fat and metabolic risk.  Author URL.
Gardner DS, Metcalf B, Hosking J, Jeffery A, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Trends, associations and prediction of insulin resistance in young children.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Snaith RJ, Mallam K, Murphy M, Wilkin TJ (2005). Challenging established paradigms in the early development of insulin resistance.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Alba S, Metcalf BS, Murphy MJ, Hosking J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2005). Metabolic remodelling in pre-pubertal children - testing the lipid flux hypothesis.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Alba S, Metcalf BS, Murphy MJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2005). Metabolic remodelling in pre-pubertal children, and its implications for glucose homeostasis.  Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Mallam KM, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD (2005). Physical activity in children is centrally regulated: evidence for an 'Activitystat' (The EarlyBird study).  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2005). Physical activity of young UK children does not impact on their metabolic health - an objective assessment. (The EarlyBird Diabetes Study).  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Mallam KM, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2005). What children do all day: the physical activity of 7-year-olds and its relationship to adiposity (The EarlyBird Diabetes Study).  Author URL.
Alba S, Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2004). Dissociation in the behaviour of body fat and insulin resistance before puberty.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2004). Females are intrinsically more insulin resistant than males, but males are at greater risk of Type 2 diabetes.  Author URL.
Wilkin T, Murphy M, Metcalf B, Jeffery A, Voss L (2004). Females at all ages are intrinsically more insulin resistant than males.  Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Mallam K, Jeffery AN, Alba S, Murphy MJ (2004). Metabolic risk in early childhood: the EarlyBird Study.  Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Alba S, Wilkin TJ (2004). Overweight children: parents unaware and unconcerned (The EarlyBird Study).  Author URL.
Jeffery A, Voss L, Metcalf B, Alba S, Wilkin T (2004). Overweight families - Unaware and unconcerned: the EarlyBird Study.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Alba S, Wilkin TJ (2004). Overweight families: Unaware and unconcerned.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Alba S, Perkins J, Wilkin TJ (2004). The impact of walking to school on overall physical activity and metabolic health.  Author URL.
O'Riordan C, Metcalf B, Alba S, Noble L, Perkins J, Wilkin T (2004). The role of energy expenditure prediction equations in a weight management clinic.  Author URL.
Metcalf B, Voss L, Jeffery A, Alba S, Perkins J, Wilkin T (2004). Walking to school - What benefit to health?.  Author URL.
Frayling TM, Weedon M, Shields B, Knight B, Wilkin T, Voss L, Metcalf B, Davey-Smith G, Ben-Shiomo Y, Leon D, et al (2003). A Common haplotype in the glucokinase gene is associated with increased fasting glucose and altered birth weight.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Kirkby J, Perkins J, Wilkin TJ (2003). Adult thresholds for obesity may not define metabolic risk in children (The EarlyBird Diabetes Study).  Author URL.
Hattersley AT, Weedon MN, Knight B, Turner M, Metcalf B, Voss L, Wilkin T, Frayling TM (2003). Common genetic variation in glucokinase is associated with increased fasting glucose and altered birth weight: Evidence for the fetal insulin hypothesis.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Kirkby J, Mallam KM, Jeffery AN, Perkins J, Wilkin TJ (2003). Physical activity and the metabolic health of children: novel findings in six-year-olds (The EarlyBird Diabetes Study).  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Kirkby J, Metcalf BS, Perkins J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2003). The impact of pregnancy weight and glucose on the metabolic health of mother and child (The EarlyBird Diabetes Study).  Author URL.
Kirkby J, Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Perkins J, Wilkin TJ (2003). Waist circumference predicts metabolic risk factors in adults, but not in young children (The EarlyBird Diabetes Study).  Author URL.
Murphy MJ, Mallam KM, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2002). Girls at five are intrinsically more insulin resistant than boys: the EarlyBird study.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Mallam KM, Kirkby J, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2002). Predicting insulin resistance in contemporary children: genes, gestation or current weight? the EarlyBird study.  Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Kibirige M, Mallam KM, Renuka R, Metcalf BS (2002). Testing the accelerator hypothesis: Type I diabetes presents earlier in the fatter child: the EarlyBird Study.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Kirkby J, Voss LD, Murphy MJ, Mallam KM, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2002). The physical activity of contemporary five-year-olds does not impact on their insulin resistance: the EarlyBird study.  Author URL.

Publications by year


In Press

Gracia Marco L, Vlachopoulos D, Barker AR, Williams CA, Knapp K, Metcalf BS (In Press). Effect of a program of short bouts of exercise on bone health in adolescents involved in different sports: the PRO-BONE study protocol. BMC Public Health Abstract.  Full text.
Vlachopoulos D, Barker, Williams CA, Arngrímsson SA, Knapp KM, Metcalf B, Fatouros IG, Moreno LA, Gracia Marco (In Press). The impact of sport participation on bone mass and geometry in adolescent males. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Full text.

2016

Mostazir M, Jeffery A, Hosking J, Metcalf B, Voss L, Wilkin T (2016). Evidence for energy conservation during pubertal growth. A 10-year longitudinal study (EarlyBird 71). Int J Obes (Lond), 40(11), 1619-1626. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

2015

Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Mostazir MBA, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2015). Awareness of body weight by mothers and their children: Repeated measures in a single cohort (EarlyBird 64). Child: Care, Health and Development, 41(3), 434-442. Abstract.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Mostazir MBA, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2015). Awareness of body weight by mothers and their children: repeated measures in a single cohort (EarlyBird 64). Child Care Health Dev, 41(3), 434-442. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Henley WE, Wilkin TJ (2015). Exploring the Adolescent Fall in Physical Activity: a 10-yr Cohort Study (EarlyBird 41). Med Sci Sports Exerc, 47(10), 2084-2092. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Henley WE, Jeffery AN, Mostazir M, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2015). Physical activity attenuates the mid-adolescent peak in insulin resistance but by late adolescence the effect is lost: a longitudinal study with annual measures from 9-16 years (EarlyBird 66). Diabetologia, 58(12), 2699-2708. Abstract.  Author URL.

2014

Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Streeter AJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2014). Divergence between HbA1c and fasting glucose through childhood: Implications for diagnosis of impaired fasting glucose (EarlyBird 52). Pediatric Diabetes, 15(3), 214-219. Abstract.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Frémeaux AE, Wilkin TJ (2014). Metabolic risk in contemporary children is unrelated to socio-economic status: longitudinal study of a UK urban population (EarlyBird 42). Pediatr Diabetes, 15(3), 244-251. Abstract.  Author URL.
Clarke-Harris R, Wilkin TJ, Hosking J, Pinkney J, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Godfrey KM, Voss LD, Lillycrop KA, Burdge GC, et al (2014). PGC1α promoter methylation in blood at 5-7 years predicts adiposity from 9 to 14 years (EarlyBird 50). Diabetes, 63(7), 2528-2537. Abstract.  Author URL.
Solomon E, Rees T, Ukoumunne OC, Metcalf B, Hillsdon M (2014). The Devon Active Villages Evaluation (DAVE) trial of a community-level physical activity intervention in rural south-west England: a stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, 11 Author URL.  Full text.

2013

Streeter AJ, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2013). Body fat in children does not adversely influence bone development: a 7-year longitudinal study (EarlyBird 18). Pediatr Obes, 8(6), 418-427. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Streeter AJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2013). Divergence between HbA1c and fasting glucose through childhood: Implications for diagnosis of impaired fasting glucose (EarlyBird 52). Pediatric Diabetes
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Streeter AJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2013). Evidence of early beta-cell deficiency among children who show impaired fasting glucose: 10-yr cohort study (EarlyBird 56). Pediatric Diabetes, 14(7), 481-489. Abstract.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Streeter AJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2013). Evidence of early beta-cell deficiency among children who show impaired fasting glucose: 10-yr cohort study (EarlyBird 56). Pediatr Diabetes, 14(7), 481-489. Abstract.  Author URL.
Solomon E, Rees T, Ukoumunne OC, Metcalf B, Hillsdon M (2013). Personal, social, and environmental correlates of physical activity in adults living in rural south-west England: a cross-sectional analysis. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 10 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Metcalf B, Henley W, Wilkin T (2013). Republished research: effectiveness of intervention on physical activity of children: systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials with objectively measured outcomes (EarlyBird 54). Br J Sports Med, 47(4). Author URL.

2012

Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Streeter AJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2012). Age before stage: insulin resistance rises before the onset of puberty: a 9-year longitudinal study (EarlyBird 26). Diabetes Care, 35(3), 536-541. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf B, Henley W, Wilkin T (2012). Authors' reply to Symonds. BMJ, 345
Lakshmi S, Metcalf B, Joglekar C, Yajnik CS, Fall CH, Wilkin TJ (2012). Differences in body composition and metabolic status between white U.K. and Asian Indian children (EarlyBird 24 and the Pune Maternal Nutrition Study). Pediatr Obes, 7(5), 347-354. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf B, Henley W, Wilkin T (2012). Effectiveness of intervention on physical activity of children: Systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials with objectively measured outcomes (EarlyBird 54). BMJ (Online), 345(7876). Abstract.  Full text.
Metcalf B, Henley W, Wilkin T (2012). Keeping the customer satisfied reply. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 345 Author URL.
Metcalf B, Wilkin T (2012). LIFESTYLE AND CHILDHOOD OBESITY Lifestyle intervention in preschool children has little effect on obesity. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 344 Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Metcalf BS (2012). Testing the activitystat hypothesis. PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 54(2), 177-177. Author URL.
Ajala O, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2012). The contribution of parental BMI to the metabolic health of their offspring: a longitudinal cohort study (EarlyBird 55). Pediatr Obes, 7(2), 143-150. Abstract.  Author URL.

2011

Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Hosking J, Wilkin TJ (2011). BMI cut-offs in childhood may not be valid predictors of metabolic risk: a 9-year longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Frémeaux AE, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). BMI was right all along: taller children really are fatter (implications of making childhood BMI independent of height) EarlyBird 48. Int J Obes (Lond), 35(4), 541-547. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mostazir MBA, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Streeter AJ, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). Children of higher income families eat 'better' and are taller, but they are metabolically less healthy.  Author URL.
Frémeaux AE, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). Consistency of children's dietary choices: annual repeat measures from 5 to 13 years (EarlyBird 49). Br J Nutr, 106(5), 725-731. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). Direction of causality between body fat and insulin resistance in children--a longitudinal study (EarlyBird 51). Int J Pediatr Obes, 6(5-6), 428-433. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Henley W, Wilkin TJ (2011). Fatness leads to inactivity, but inactivity does not lead to fatness: a longitudinal study in children (EarlyBird 45). Arch Dis Child, 96(10), 942-947. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Streeter AJ, Mostazir MBA, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). HbA(1c) does not detect glucose impairment in youth.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Streeter AJ, Mostazir MBA, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). Insulin resistance rises from mid-childhood, before the onset of puberty: longitudinal data from the EarlyBird Study.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). Little impact of resting energy expenditure on childhood weight and body composition: a longitudinal study (EarlyBird 47). Nutr Res, 31(1), 9-13. Abstract.  Author URL.
Streeter AJ, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Mostazir MBA, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). Obesity of the bone: the relationships between body mass, adiposity and bone density in children: a 7-year longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Frémeaux AE, Mallam KM, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). The impact of school-time activity on total physical activity: the activitystat hypothesis (EarlyBird 46). Int J Obes (Lond), 35(10), 1277-1283. Abstract.  Author URL.
Ajala O, Fr Meaux AE, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2011). The relationship of height and body fat to gender-assortative weight gain in children. A longitudinal cohort study (EarlyBird 44). Int J Pediatr Obes, 6(3-4), 223-228. Abstract.  Author URL.

2010

Hosking J, Henley W, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2010). Changes in resting energy expenditure and their relationship to insulin resistance and weight gain: a longitudinal study in pre-pubertal children (EarlyBird 17). Clin Nutr, 29(4), 448-452. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Fremeaux AE, Voss LD (2010). Insulin demand, beta cell response and glucose control among contemporary children - an eight-year longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Frémeaux AE, Wilkin TJ (2010). Metabolic risk in contemporary children is unrelated to socio-economic status: longitudinal study of a UK urban population (EarlyBird 42). Pediatr Diabetes Abstract.  Author URL.
O'Riordan CF, Metcalf BS, Perkins JM, Wilkin TJ (2010). Reliability of energy expenditure prediction equations in the weight management clinic. J Hum Nutr Diet, 23(2), 169-175. Abstract.  Author URL.

2009

Metcalf B (2009). Accelerometers for measuring physical activity behavior in children. Indian Pediatrics, 46(12), 1051-1052.
Perez-Pastor EM, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2009). Assortative weight gain in mother-daughter and father-son pairs: an emerging source of childhood obesity. Longitudinal study of trios (EarlyBird 43). Int J Obes (Lond), 33(7), 727-735. Abstract.  Author URL.
Gardner DSL, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2009). Contribution of early weight gain to childhood overweight and metabolic health: a longitudinal study (EarlyBird 36). Pediatrics, 123(1), e67-e73. Abstract.  Author URL.
Krishnan B, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ, Flanagan D (2009). Gender differences in the relationship between heart rate control and adiposity in young children: a cross-sectional study (EarlyBird 33). Pediatric Diabetes, 10(2), 127-134.
Krishnan B, Jeffery A, Metcalf B, Hosking J, Voss L, Wilkin T, Flanagan DE (2009). Gender differences in the relationship between heart rate control and adiposity in young children: a cross-sectional study (EarlyBird 33). Pediatr Diabetes, 10(2), 127-134. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Metcalf BS (2009). Glucose allostasis: emperor's new clothes?. Diabetologia, 52(5), 776-778. Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Storey B, Jeffery A, Metcalf B, Voss L (2009). Inflexion of the glucose disposition vector among insulin resistant children may be an early sign of beta cell insufficiency.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Hosking J, Voss LD, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2009). Objectively measured physical activity and its association with adiponectin and other novel metabolic markers. Diabetes Care, 32(3), 467-473. Abstract.
Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Hosking J, Voss LD, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2009). Objectively measured physical activity and its association with adiponectin and other novel metabolic markers: a longitudinal study in children (EarlyBird 38).  Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Perez-Pastor E, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2009). Tracking Insulin Secretion and Sensitivity in Children Who Subsequently Develop Diabetes: an Eight Year Study.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2009). Tracking insulin secretion and sensitivity in children who subsequently develop diabetes: a seven year study.  Author URL.

2008

Jeffery AN, Murphy MJ, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, English P, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2008). Adiponectin in childhood. Int J Pediatr Obes, 1-11. Abstract.
Perez-Pastor E, Hosking J, Metcalf B, Voss L, Jeffrey A, Wilkin T (2008). Assortative weight gain in mother-daughter and father-son pairs: a prospective study.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). Blood glucose control in children varies according to BMI: application of the disposition model.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). Cause and effect in the relationship between body fat and physical activity in children: a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2008). Children from low-income families have less access to sports facilities, but are no less physically active: cross-sectional study (EarlyBird 35). Child Care Health Dev, 34(4), 470-474. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). Contribution of resting energy expenditure to weight gain in young children - a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2008). Disposition modeling of blood glucose control in children: novel insights from a longitudinal study. DIABETOLOGIA, 51, S381-S381. Author URL.
Murphy MJ, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Sattar N, Williams R, Jeffery J, Wilkin TJ (2008). Distribution of adiponectin, leptin, and metabolic correlates of insulin resistance: a longitudinal study in British children; 1: Prepuberty (EarlyBird 15). Clin Chem, 54(8), 1298-1306. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). New insights into control of blood glucose using the disposition model: a longitudinal analysis.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2008). Physical activity at the government-recommended level and obesity-related health outcomes: a longitudinal study (Early Bird 37). Arch Dis Child, 93(9), 772-777. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Gardner D, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). Resting energy expenditure, adiponectin and changes in body composition of young children (EarlyBird 34). Int J Pediatr Obes, 3(1), 46-51. Abstract.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2008). Risk of diabetes is spreading to all socio-economic groups: a prospective childhood study. DIABETOLOGIA, 51, S443-S443. Author URL.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2008). Risk of obesity and metabolic disturbance spreads to all socio-economic classes in the UK: a prospective childhood study.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2008). Risk of obesity has spread to all socio-economic groups in the UK: a prospective childhood study.  Author URL.
Gardner DSL, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). Trends, associations and predictions of insulin resistance in prepubertal children (EarlyBird 29). Pediatric Diabetes, 9(3 PART 1), 214-220. Abstract.
Gardner DS-L, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2008). Trends, associations and predictions of insulin resistance in prepubertal children (EarlyBird 29). Pediatr Diabetes, 9(3 Pt 1), 214-220. Abstract.  Author URL.

2007

Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2007). Adiponectin is unexpectedly lower in the most active children: a longitudinal study. DIABETIC MEDICINE, 24, 49-49. Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Alba S, Murphy MJ, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Gardner DS-L, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2007). Behavior of insulin resistance and its metabolic correlates in prepubertal children: a longitudinal study (EarlyBird 32). Diabetes Care, 30(11), 2962-2964. Author URL.
Gardner DS, Hosking J, Metcalf B, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2007). Impact of early weight gain on insulin resistance in later childhood: a longitudinal cohort study.  Author URL.
Gardner DS-L, Hosking J, Metcalf B, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin T (2007). Impact of early weight gain on insulin resistance in later childhood: a longitudinal cohort study.  Author URL.
Gardner DS-L, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2007). Impact of early weight gain on insulin resistance in later childhood: a longitudinal study. DIABETIC MEDICINE, 24, 20-20. Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Gardner DS, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2007). Insulin resistance is associated with elevated resting energy expenditure in pre-pubertal children - a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Gardner DS-L, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2007). Insulin resistance is associated with elevated resting energy expenditure in pre-pubertal children: a longitudinal study. DIABETIC MEDICINE, 24, 23-23. Author URL.
Voss L, Hosking J, Metcalf B, Jeffery A, Gardner D, Wilkin T (2007). Physical inactivity and metabolic risk are unrelated to socio-economic status in children.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Gardner DS, Wilkin TJ (2007). Social inequality does not affect physical activity, body mass, or diabetes risk in young children.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Gardner DS, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2007). The effect of dietary choice on body size and insulin resistance in children: a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2007). Unexpected relationships between objectively measured physical activity and cardio-diabetic risk factors in children: a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Jeffery A, Hosking J, Metcalf B, Gardner D, Voss L, Wilkin T (2007). Visceral fat is not an independent predictor of insulin resistance in children.  Author URL.

2006

Weedon MN, Clark VJ, Qian Y, Ben-Shlomo Y, Timpson N, Ebrahim S, Lawlor DA, Pembrey ME, Ring S, Wilkin TJ, et al (2006). A common haplotype of glucokinase gene alters fasting glucose and birth weight: association in six studies and population-genetics analyses. Am J Hum Genet, 79(6), 991-1001.
Weedon MN, Clark VJ, Qian Y, Ben-Shlomo Y, Timpson N, Ebrahim S, Lawlor DA, Pembrey ME, Ring S, Wilkin TJ, et al (2006). A common haplotype of the glucokinase gene alters fasting glucose and birth weight: association in six studies and population-genetics analyses. Am J Hum Genet, 79(6), 991-1001. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Gardner DS-L, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Adiponectin and its relation to changes in body composition of young children - a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Murphy MJ, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Gardner DS-L, Sattar N, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Adiponectin does not mediate obesity-related insulin resistance in young children - a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Murphy MJ, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Gardner DS, Sattar N, Wilkin TJ (2006). Adiponectin does not mediate obesity-related insulin resistance in young children: a longitudinal study.  Author URL.
Murphy MJ, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Does lean rather than fat mass provide the link between birth weight, BMI, and metabolic risk? EarlyBird 23. Pediatr Diabetes, 7(4), 211-214. Abstract.  Author URL.
LVoss, Jeffrey AN, Metcalf BS, Wilkin TJ (2006). IOTF thresholds for overweight and obesity and their children to metabolic risk in children (EarlyBird 20). International Journal of Obesity, 30(4), 606-609.
Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2006). IOTF thresholds for overweight and obesity and their relation to metabolic risk in children (EarlyBird 20). Int J Obes (Lond), 30(4), 606-609. Abstract.  Author URL.
LVoss, Jeffrey AN, Metcalf BS, Wilkin T (2006). Little evidence for early programming of weight and insulin resistance for contemporary children: EarlyBird Diabetes Study report 19. PEDIATRICS, 118(3), 1118-1123.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Murphy MJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Little evidence for early programming of weight and insulin resistance for contemporary children: EarlyBird Diabetes Study report 19. Pediatrics, 118(3), 1118-1123. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Hosking J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Obesity-linked insulin resistance in children - an emerging problem the EarlyBird Study 31. European J Diabetes Nursing, 3(1).
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Hosking J, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2006). Testing national guidelines for physical activity in childhood: a longitudinal study of their impact on body fat and metabolic risk.  Author URL.
Gardner DS, Metcalf B, Hosking J, Jeffery A, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Trends, associations and prediction of insulin resistance in young children.  Author URL.
Chandak GR, Ward KJ, Yajnik CS, Pandit AN, Bavdekar A, Joglekar CV, Fall CHD, Mohankrishna P, Wilkin TJ, Metcalf BS, et al (2006). Triglyceride associated polymorphisms of the APOA5 gene have very different allele frequencies in Pune, India compared to Europeans. BMC Med Genet, 7 Abstract.  Author URL.
Hosking J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2006). Validation of foot-to-foot bioelectrical impedance analysis with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in the assessment of body composition in young children: the EarlyBird cohort. Br J Nutr, 96(6), 1163-1168. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Mallam KM, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD (2006). Variation in physical activity lies with the child, not his environment: evidence for an 'activitystat' in young children (EarlyBird 16). Int J Obes (Lond), 30(7), 1050-1055. Abstract.  Author URL.

2005

Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Snaith RJ, Mallam K, Murphy M, Wilkin TJ (2005). Challenging established paradigms in the early development of insulin resistance.  Author URL.
Weedon MN, Frayling TM, Shields B, Knight B, Turner T, Metcalf BS, Voss L, Wilkin TJ, McCarthy A, Ben-Shlomo Y, et al (2005). Genetic regulation of birth weight and fasting glucose by a common polymorphism in the islet cell promoter of the glucokinase gene. Diabetes, 54(2), 576-581. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Alba S, Metcalf BS, Murphy MJ, Hosking J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2005). Metabolic remodelling in pre-pubertal children - testing the lipid flux hypothesis.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Alba S, Metcalf BS, Murphy MJ, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2005). Metabolic remodelling in pre-pubertal children, and its implications for glucose homeostasis.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Alba S, Wilkin TJ (2005). Parents' awareness of overweight in themselves and their children: cross sectional study within a cohort (EarlyBird 21). BMJ, 330(7481), 23-24. Author URL.
Wilkin T, Metcalf B, Murphy M, Voss L, Study E (2005). Physical activity and BMI in adolescence. LANCET, 366(9502), 2003-2003. Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Mallam KM, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD (2005). Physical activity in children is centrally regulated: evidence for an 'Activitystat' (The EarlyBird study).  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2005). Physical activity of young UK children does not impact on their metabolic health - an objective assessment. (The EarlyBird Diabetes Study).  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Mallam KM, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2005). What children do all day: the physical activity of 7-year-olds and its relationship to adiposity (The EarlyBird Diabetes Study).  Author URL.

2004

Alba S, Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2004). Dissociation in the behaviour of body fat and insulin resistance before puberty.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2004). Females are intrinsically more insulin resistant than males, but males are at greater risk of Type 2 diabetes.  Author URL.
Wilkin T, Murphy M, Metcalf B, Jeffery A, Voss L (2004). Females at all ages are intrinsically more insulin resistant than males.  Author URL.
Murphy MJ, Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Kirkby J, Mallam KM, Wilkin TJ, EarlyBird Study (EarlyBird 6) (2004). Girls at five are intrinsically more insulin resistant than boys: the Programming Hypotheses Revisited--The EarlyBird Study (EarlyBird 6). Pediatrics, 113(1 Pt 1), 82-86. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mitchell SMS, Hattersley AT, Knight B, Turner T, Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Davies D, McCarthy A, Wilkin TJ, Smith GD, et al (2004). Lack of support for a role of the insulin gene variable number of tandem repeats minisatellite (INS-VNTR) locus in fetal growth or type 2 diabetes-related intermediate traits in United Kingdom populations. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 89(1), 310-317. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Mallam K, Jeffery AN, Alba S, Murphy MJ (2004). Metabolic risk in early childhood: the EarlyBird Study.  Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Alba S, Wilkin TJ (2004). Overweight children: parents unaware and unconcerned (The EarlyBird Study).  Author URL.
Jeffery A, Voss L, Metcalf B, Alba S, Wilkin T (2004). Overweight families - Unaware and unconcerned: the EarlyBird Study.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Alba S, Wilkin TJ (2004). Overweight families: Unaware and unconcerned.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Perkins J, Wilkin TJ (2004). Physical activity cost of the school run: impact on school children of being driven to school (EarlyBird 22). Brit Med J, 329, 832-833.
Metcalf B, Voss L, Jeffery A, Perkins J, Wilkin T (2004). Physical activity cost of the school run: impact on schoolchildren of being driven to school (EarlyBird 22). BMJ, 329(7470), 832-833. Author URL.
Kirkby J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, O'Riordan CF, Perkins J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2004). Sex differences in resting energy expenditure and their relation to insulin resistance in children (EarlyBird 13). Am J Clin Nutr, 80(2), 430-435. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Wilkin TJ (2004). The impact of pregnancy weight and glucose on the metabolic health of mother and child in the south west of the UK. Midwifery, 20(3), 281-289. Abstract.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Alba S, Perkins J, Wilkin TJ (2004). The impact of walking to school on overall physical activity and metabolic health.  Author URL.
O'Riordan C, Metcalf B, Alba S, Noble L, Perkins J, Wilkin T (2004). The role of energy expenditure prediction equations in a weight management clinic.  Author URL.
Metcalf B, Voss L, Jeffery A, Alba S, Perkins J, Wilkin T (2004). Walking to school - What benefit to health?.  Author URL.

2003

Frayling TM, Weedon M, Shields B, Knight B, Wilkin T, Voss L, Metcalf B, Davey-Smith G, Ben-Shiomo Y, Leon D, et al (2003). A Common haplotype in the glucokinase gene is associated with increased fasting glucose and altered birth weight.  Author URL.
Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Kirkby J, Perkins J, Wilkin TJ (2003). Adult thresholds for obesity may not define metabolic risk in children (The EarlyBird Diabetes Study).  Author URL.
Hattersley AT, Weedon MN, Knight B, Turner M, Metcalf B, Voss L, Wilkin T, Frayling TM (2003). Common genetic variation in glucokinase is associated with increased fasting glucose and altered birth weight: Evidence for the fetal insulin hypothesis.  Author URL.
Mallam KM, Metcalf BS, Kirkby J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2003). Contribution of timetabled physical education to total physical activity in primary school children: cross sectional study. BMJ, 327(7415), 592-593. Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Kirkby J, Mallam KM, Jeffery AN, Perkins J, Wilkin TJ (2003). Physical activity and the metabolic health of children: novel findings in six-year-olds (The EarlyBird Diabetes Study).  Author URL.
Voss LD, Kirkby J, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, O'Riordan C, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2003). Preventable factors in childhood that lead to insulin resistance, diabetes mellitus and the metabolic syndrome: the EarlyBird diabetes study 1. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab, 16(9), 1211-1224. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wilkin T, Kibirige M, Metcalf B, Renuka R (2003). Testing the accelerator hypothesis: the relationship between body mass and age at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care, 26(10), 2865-2870.
Jeffery AN, Kirkby J, Metcalf BS, Perkins J, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2003). The impact of pregnancy weight and glucose on the metabolic health of mother and child (The EarlyBird Diabetes Study).  Author URL.
Kirkby J, Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Perkins J, Wilkin TJ (2003). Waist circumference predicts metabolic risk factors in adults, but not in young children (The EarlyBird Diabetes Study).  Author URL.

2002

O'Riordan CF, Metcalf BS, Noble L, Perkins F, Wilkin TJ (2002). A comparison of energy expenditure prediction equations with gold-standard calorimetry in the weight management clinic. DIABETES, 51, A412-A412. Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2002). Accelerometers identify inactive and potentially obese children (EarlyBird 3). Arch Dis Child, 87(2), 166-167. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Wilkin TJ (2002). Causes of insulin resistance in childhood. Nursing Standard, 16, 33-37.
Jeffery A, Voss L, Metcalf B, Wilkin T (2002). Causes of insulin resistance in childhood. Nurs Stand, 16(35), 33-37. Abstract.  Author URL.
Murphy MJ, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Mallam K, Kirkby J, Wilkin TJ (2002). Comment to: C. S. Yajnik et al. (2001) Paternal insulin resistance and fetal growth. Diabetologia 44: 1197-1198. Diabetologia, 45(4). Author URL.
Mallam KM, Murphy MJ, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2002). Five year-old girls are intrinsically more insulin resistant than boys (The EarlyBird Study). DIABETES, 51, A354-A354. Author URL.
Murphy MJ, Mallam KM, Metcalf BS, Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2002). Girls at five are intrinsically more insulin resistant than boys: the EarlyBird study.  Author URL.
Jeffery AN, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Mallam KM, Kirkby J, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2002). Predicting insulin resistance in contemporary children: Genes, gestation or current weight?. DIABETES, 51, A352-A353. Author URL.
Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Mallam KM, Kirkby J, Murphy MJ, Wilkin TJ (2002). Predicting insulin resistance in contemporary children: genes, gestation or current weight? the EarlyBird study.  Author URL.
Kirkby J, Voss LD, Metcalf BS, Mallam KM, Jeffery AN, Perkins J, Wilkins TJ (2002). Resting energy expenditure and its relationship to insulin resistance in contemporary UK children: the EarlyBird study. DIABETES, 51, A354-A354. Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Curnow JSH, Evans C, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2002). Technical reliability of the CSA activity monitor: the EarlyBird Study. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 34(9), 1533-1537. Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Curnow JSH, Evans C, Voss LD, Wilkin TJ (2002). Technical reliability of the CSA activity monitor: the EarlyBird Study. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 34(9), 1533-1537. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mallam KM, Kibirige M, Metcalf BS, Renuka R, Wilkin TJ (2002). Testing the accelerator hypothesis: Type 1 diabetes presents earlier in the fatter child. DIABETES, 51, A25-A26. Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Kibirige M, Mallam KM, Renuka R, Metcalf BS (2002). Testing the accelerator hypothesis: Type I diabetes presents earlier in the fatter child: the EarlyBird Study.  Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Kirkby J, Voss LD, Murphy MJ, Mallam KM, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2002). The physical activity of contemporary five-year-olds does not impact on their insulin resistance: the EarlyBird study. DIABETES, 51, A586-A586. Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Kirkby J, Voss LD, Murphy MJ, Mallam KM, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2002). The physical activity of contemporary five-year-olds does not impact on their insulin resistance: the EarlyBird study.  Author URL.
Wilkin T, Jeffrey AN, Metcalf BS, Voss LD (2002). The relative contributions of birth weight, 'catch up' weight and current weight to insulin resistance in contemporary five-year-olds: (EarlyBird2). Diabetes, 51(12), 3468-3472.
Wilkin TJ, Metcalf BS, Murphy MJ, Kirkby J, Jeffery AN, Voss LD (2002). The relative contributions of birth weight, weight change, and current weight to insulin resistance in contemporary 5-year-olds: the EarlyBird Study. Diabetes, 51(12), 3468-3472. Abstract.  Author URL.

2001

Wilkin TJ, Voss LD, Jeffery AR, Howdle SM, Metcalf BS, Murphy MM (2001). Current weight, not birth weight of 'catch-up' weight, accounts for insulin resistance in healthy five-year-olds. DIABETOLOGIA, 44, A244-A244. Author URL.
Wilkin TJ, Voss LD, Jeffery AN, Howdle SM, Metcalf BS, Murphy MM (2001). Current weight, not birth weight or 'Catch-Up' weight, accounts for insulin resistance in healthy five-year-olds. DIABETES, 50, A82-A82. Author URL.
Voss LD, Wilkin TJ, Howdle SM, Jeffery AN, Metcalf BS, Murphy MM (2001). Insulin resistance and its metabolic impact in five-year-old children. DIABETOLOGIA, 44, A255-A255. Author URL.
Metcalf BS, Voss LD, Howdle SM, Jeffery AN, Wilkin TJ (2001). The use of CSA accelerometers to investigate the relationship of physical activity to insulin resistance in five-year-old children. DIABETOLOGIA, 44, A189-A189. Author URL.

Undergraduate:

  • ESS1701 - Introduction to Statistics (module leader)
  • ESS3705 - Sport, Physical Activity and Health

Postgraduate:

  • SHSM014 - Paediatric Exercise and Health
  • SHSM022 - Physical Activity in the Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Disease
  • SHSM024 - Research Methods and Analytical Procedures (module leader)

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