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Researcher: Wu, F (Dr Feitong Wu)

Fields of Research

Rheumatology and arthritis
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Geriatrics and gerontology
Clinical nutrition
Central nervous system
Nutrition and dietetics
Implementation science and evaluation
General practice

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Health related to ageing
Neonatal and child health
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Preventive medicine
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Primary care
Community health care
Behaviour and health
Provision of health and support services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Age-specific estimates and comparisons of youth tri-ponderal mass index and body mass index in predicting adult obesity-related outcomes; Journal of Pediatrics
Association of childhood adiposity measures with adulthood knee cartilage defects and bone marrow lesions: a 25-year cohort study; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Association of youth triponderal mass index vs body mass index with obesity-related outcomes in adulthood; JAMA Pediatrics
Associations between dietary patterns and osteoporosis-related outcomes in older adults: a longitudinal study; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Associations of breastfeeding, maternal smoking, and birth weight with bone density and microarchitecture in young adulthood: a 25-year birth-cohort study; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Associations of dietary patterns with bone mass, muscle strength and balance in a cohort of Australian middle-aged women; British Journal of Nutrition
Bone microarchitecture, volumetric or areal bone mineral density for discrimination of vertebral deformity in adults: a cross-sectional study; Journal of Clinical Densitometry
Both baseline and change in lower limb muscle strength in younger women are independent predictors of balance in middle age: A 12-Year population-based prospective study; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Both youth and long-term vitamin D status is associated with risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adulthood: a cohort study; Annals of Medicine
Calcium supplementation for improving bone density in lactating women: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials; American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Childhood and long-term dietary calcium intake and adult cardiovascular risk in a population with high calcium intake; Clinical Nutrition
Cut-points for associations between vitamin D status and multiple musculoskeletal outcomes in middle-aged women; Osteoporosis International
Does vitamin D supplementation improve bone density in vitamin D-deficient children? Protocol for an individual patient data meta-analysis; BMJ Open
Education, occupation and operational measures of sarcopenia: six years of Australian data; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Effects of Individualized Bone Density Feedback and Educational Interventions on Osteoporosis Knowledge and Self-Efficacy: A 12-Yr Prospective Study; Journal of Clinical Densitometry
Exposure to parental smoking in childhood is associated with high C-Reactive protein in adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study; Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis
Familial resemblance in trabecular and cortical volumetric bone mineral density and bone microarchitecture as measured by HRpQCT; Bone
Genetic loci for Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen-1 are associated with risk of multiple sclerosis; Multiple Sclerosis Journal
Incidence and circumstances of falls among middle-aged women: a cohort study; Osteoporosis International
Incidence and predictors of fractures in older adults with and without obesity defined by body mass index versus body fat percentage; Bone
Individualized fracture risk feedback and long-term benefits after 10 years; American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Longitudinal association of a body mass index (BMI) genetic risk score with growth and BMI changes across the life course: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study; International Journal of Obesity
Longitudinal associations between dietary inflammatory index and musculoskeletal health in community-dwelling older adults; Clinical Nutrition
Longitudinal associations of dietary patterns with sociodemographic and lifestyle factors in older adults: the TASOAC study; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Lower limb muscle strength is associated with poor balance in middle-aged women: linear and nonlinear analyses; Osteoporosis International
Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity but not sedentary time is associated with musculoskeletal health outcomes in a cohort of Australian middle-aged women; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Non-HDL cholesterol levels in childhood and carotid intima-media thickness in adulthood; Pediatrics
Predictive utility of childhood anthropometric measures on adult glucose homeostasis measures: a 20-year cohort study; International Journal of Obesity
Role of genetic susceptibility variants in predicting clinical course in multiple sclerosis: a cohort study; Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
The 'Goldilocks Day' for children's skeletal health: compositional data analysis of 24-hour activity behaviors; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
The association between first fractures sustained during childhood and adulthood and bone measures in young adulthood; Journal of Pediatrics
The association between incident vertebral deformities, health-related quality of life and functional impairment: a 10.7-year cohort study; Osteoporosis International
The association of subchondral and systemic bone mineral density with osteoarthritis-related joint replacements in older adults; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
The association of vitamin D in youth and early adulthood with bone mineral density and microarchitecture in early adulthood; Calcified Tissue International
The cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of dietary patterns with knee symptoms and MRI detected structure in patients with knee osteoarthritis; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage: Journal of The Osteoarthritis Research Society International
The optimal dosage regimen of vitamin D supplementation for correcting deficiency in adolescents: a pilot randomized controlled trial; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Threshold effects of vitamin D status on bone health in Chinese adolescents with low calcium intake; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Tracking of areal bone mineral density from age eight to young adulthood and factors associated with deviation from tracking: A 17-year prospective cohort study; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Youth and long-term dietary calcium intake with risk of impaired glucose metabolism and type 2 diabetes in adulthood; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

Research Projects

Does vitamin D supplementation improve bone density in vitamin D deficient children? Establishing an international dataset to allow an individual patient data meta-analysis; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Early life strategies for improving fracture risk factors throughout life; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Early life strategies for improving fracture risk factors throughout life. ; Arthritis Australia (AFA)
Menzies Institute for Medical Research Community Research Fellow

Research Candidate Supervision