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Obesity

The Journal of Public Health has published important research on obesity, covering topics such as sugary drinks taxation, preventative measures, and obesity epidemiology. We have created a collection of these articles and more freely available to read until 31st March 2017.

Sugar/fat taxation:

Why fat taxes won't make us thin
Laura Cornelsen, Rosemary Green, Alan Dangour, and Richard Smith

Time for a sugary drinks tax in the UK?
Oliver Mytton, Honorary Specialty Registrar/PhD Candidate

Interventions, social inequalities and preventative measures:

Weighing up the evidence: a systematic review of the effectiveness of workplace interventions to tackle socio-economic inequalities in obesity"
Joanne-Marie Cairns, Clare Bambra, Frances C. Hillier-Brown, Helen J. Moore, and Carolyn D. Summerbell

Getting the balance right: qualitative evaluation of a holistic weight management intervention to address childhood obesity
S. Visram, T. D. Hall, and L. Geddes

Exploring the built environment, physical activity and related behaviours of young people attending school, college and those not in employment
A.A. Lake and T.G. Townshend

Evaluation of the ‘Live Life Better Service’, a community-based weight management service, for morbidly obese patients
Dean Wallace, Puja Myles, Rachel Holt, and Jonathan Nguyen Van-Tam

Variations in weight management services in Scotland: a national survey of weight management provision
S. Read and J. Logue

Obesity epidemiology:

Who are the obese? A cluster analysis exploring subgroups of the obese
M.A. Green, M. Strong, F. Razak, S.V. Subramanian, C. Relton, and P. Bissell

Epidemiology of clinical body mass index recording in an obese population in primary care: a cohort study
Helen P. Booth, A. Toby Prevost, and Martin C. Gulliford

Obesity is associated with visit-to-visit systolic blood pressure variability in the US adults
Mohammed F. Faramawi, Lori Fischbach, Robert Delongchamp, Victor Cardenas, Saly Abouelenien, Irene P. Chedjieu, and Noha Taha

Associations between parent-reported sleep duration and adiposity in Chinese early adolescents
Y.R. Jiang, K. Spruyt, W.J. Chen, H. Mei, W.Q. Sun, Y. Wang, S.H. Li, Z.C. Luo, X.M. Shen, and F. Jiang

Maternal obesity in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Ojochenemi J. Onubi, Debbi Marais, Lorna Aucott, Friday Okonofua, and Amudha S. Poobalan

Exploring overweight and obesity in pre-school children using routinely collected data: a case study of Halton, Northwest England
C. Perry, M.N. Thurston, and B.N. Arch

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