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Researcher: Smith, KJ (Dr Kylie Smith)

Fields of Research

Epidemiology
Community Child Health
Nutrition and Dietetics
Public Nutrition Intervention
Special Education and Disability
Ophthalmology
Systems Physiology
Health Promotion
Preventive Medicine
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Continuing and Community Education
Primary Health Care
Mental Health
Medical Biochemistry: Amino Acids and Metabolites
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)

Research Objectives

Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Nutrition
Behaviour and Health
Preventive Medicine
Mental Health
Special Needs Education
Child Health
Ability and Disability
Visual Communication
School/Institution Community and Environment
Learner and Learning
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Health Education and Promotion
Diabetes
Diagnostic Methods
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Disability and Functional Capacity

Career Best Publications

Comparison of high-fat and high-protein diets with a high-carbohydrate diet in insulin-resistant obese women; Diabetologia
Long-term effects of popular dietary approaches on weight loss and features of insulin resistance; International Journal of Obesity: and Related Metabolic Disorders
Longitudinal associations between fish consumption and depression in young adults; American Journal of Epidemiology
Skipping breakfast: longitudinal associations with cardiometabolic risk factors in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Takeaway food consumption and its associations with diet quality and abdominal obesity: a cross-sectional study of young adults ; The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

Research Publications

Association of Socioeconomic Status in Childhood With Left Ventricular Structure and Diastolic Function in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study; JAMA Pediatrics
Associations between Partnering and Parenting Transitions and Dietary Habits in Young Adults; Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Bi-directional associations between healthy lifestyles and mood disorders in young adults: The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; Psychological Medicine
Childhood lifestyle and clinical determinants of adult ideal cardiovascular health. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study, the Princeton Follow-up Study; International Journal of Cardiology
Children with Low Literacy and Poor Stereoacuity: An Evaluation of Complex Interventions in a Community-Based Randomized Trial; Ophthalmic Epidemiology
Comparison of high-fat and high-protein diets with a high-carbohydrate diet in insulin-resistant obese women; Diabetologia
Daily eating frequency and cardiometabolic risk factors in young Australian adults: cross-sectional analyses; British Journal of Nutrition
Does youth adiposity, or change in adiposity from youth to adulthood, predict metabolically healthy obesity in adulthood?; Pediatric Obesity
Factors affecting tracking of blood pressure from childhood to adulthood: the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; Journal of Pediatrics
Five Authors Reply; American Journal of Epidemiology
Five-factor personality traits and sleep: Evidence from two population-based cohort studies; Health Psychology
Fruit and vegetable consumption in Vietnam, and the use of a ‘standard serving’ size to measure intake; The British Journal of Nutrition
Health, Behavioral, Cognitive, and Social Correlates of Breakfast Skipping among Women Living in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Neighborhoods; Journal of Nutrition
Ideal cardiovascular health in young adult populations from the United States, Finland, and Australia and its association with cIMT: the International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort Consortium; Journal of the American Heart Association
Involvement of Young Australian Adults in Meal Preparation: Cross-Sectional Associations with Abdominal Obesity and Body Mass Index; American Dietetic Association. Journal
Involvement of Young Australian Adults in Meal Preparation: Cross-Sectional Associations with Sociodemographic Factors and Diet Quality; Journal of the American Dietetic Association
Lifestyle behaviours associated with 5-year weight gain in a prospective cohort of Australian adults aged 26-36 years at baseline; BMC Public Health
Long-term effects of popular dietary approaches on weight loss and features of insulin resistance; International Journal of Obesity: and Related Metabolic Disorders
Longitudinal associations between fish consumption and depression in young adults; American Journal of Epidemiology
Pediatric Blood Pressure and Adult Preclinical Markers of Cardiovascular Disease; Clinical Medicine Insights: Blood Disorders
Poor stereoacuity among children with poor literacy: Prevalence and associated factors; Optometry and Vision Science
Skipping breakfast: longitudinal associations with cardiometabolic risk factors in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Takeaway food consumption and cardio-metabolic risk factors in young adults; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Takeaway food consumption and its associations with diet quality and abdominal obesity: a cross-sectional study of young adults ; The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
The childhood determinants of adult health study: a profile of a cohort study to examine the childhood influences on adult cardiovascular health; Australasian Epidemiologist
The perceived benefits and challenges of running school breakfast programs in Tasmanian primary schools
What the long term cohort studies that began in childhood have taught us about the origins of coronary heart disease; Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports
When to prevent cardiovascular disease? As early as possible: lessons from prospective cohorts beginning in childhood
Worsening dietary and physical activity behaviors do not readily explain why smokers gain weight after cessation: A cohort study in young adults; Nicotine & Tobacco Research

Research Projects

2013: Heart Foundation Conference, Adelaide 16-18 May 2013; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Does Binocular Vision Training Enhance Literacy Among Primary School Children with Poor Reading; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Metabolically healthy obesity: an investigation of its predictors and outcomes across the lifecourse; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Metabolite profiling for prediction of cardiometabolic risk in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; The Select Foundation (SelF)
Mid-Career International Travel Award; Australasian Epidemiological Association (AEA)
The most important meal of the day? Understanding the influences and consequences of breakfast skipping in Australian children; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
The perceived benefits of school breakfast programs in Tasmanian primary schools; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Nutritional status of Tasmanians and Influences of canteen sales data pilot project

Research Candidate Supervision