Publications

Please see below some scientific publications that the W82GO team have published in peer reviewed journals:

Publications 2020

Obesity and COVID-19: The Two Sides of the Coin
D Dicker, S Bettini, N Farpour-Lambert, G Frühbeck, R Golan,
Obesity Facts, 1-9

Mobile Health Apps in Pediatric Obesity Treatment: Process Outcomes From a Feasibility Study of a Multicomponent Intervention
S Browne, MT Kechadi, S O’Donnell, M Dow, L Tully, G Doyle, G O’Malley
JMIR mHealth and uHealth 8 (7), e16925

Mobile Health for Pediatric Weight Management: Systematic Scoping Review
L Tully, A Burls, J Sorensen, R El-Moslemany, G O’Malley
JMIR mHealth and uHealth 8 (6), e16214

European Association for the Study of Obesity Position Statement on the Global COVID-19 Pandemic
G Frühbeck, JL Baker, L Busetto, D Dicker, GH Goossens, JCG Halford, …
Obesity Facts 2 (2), 292-296

Is the SPARTACUS 15-15 test an accurate proxy for the assessment and tracking of maximal aerobic capacities in adolescents with obesity?
A Fillon, M Miguet, G O’Malley, ME Mathieu, J Masurier, V Julian, …
Journal of Physical Therapy Science 32 (4), 281-287

 

Publications 2019

Psychosocial difficulties, obesity and disadvantage in a cohort of Irish children
M Dow, A Brinkley, G O’Malley, C Murrin
European Journal of Public Health 29 (Supplement_4), ckz185. 028

A network analysis of the causal attributions for obesity in children and adolescents and their parents
A Brogan, D Hevey, C Wilson, A Brinkley, G O’Malley, S Murphy
Psychology, health & medicine 24 (9), 1063-1074

Health-related quality of life and perceived health status of adolescents with obesity are improved by a 10-month multidisciplinary intervention
M Khammassi, M Miguet, G O’Malley, A Fillon, J Masurier, AR Damaso, …
Physiology & behavior 210, 112549

Commentary on “Benefits of Activity-Based Interventions Among Female Adolescents Who Are Overweight and Obese”
G O’Malley, A Malone
Pediatric Physical Therapy 31 (4), 346

Childhood obesity prevention: priority areas for future research and barriers and facilitators to knowledge translation, coproduced using the nominal group technique
M Hennessy, M Byrne, R Laws, J Mc Sharry, G O’Malley, C Heary
Translational behavioral medicine 9 (4), 759-767

Publications 2018

Hennessy M, Byrne M, Laws R, Mc Sharry J, O’Malley G, Heary C. Childhood obesity prevention: priority areas for future research and barriers and facilitators to knowledge translation, coproduced using the nominal group technique. Transl Behav Med. 2018 Jul 13. doi: 10.1093/tbm/iby074. PMID:30011024

Thivel D, O’Malley G, Aucouturier J. Exercise and Childhood Obesity (2018).  In: Freemark M. (eds) Pediatric Obesity. Contemporary Endocrinology. Humana Press, Cham

Hennessy M, Byrne M, Laws RA, McSharry J, O’Malley G, Heary C. Setting the agenda in childhood obesity prevention: co-production of research priorities and facilitators and barriers to knowledge translation. International Journal of Behavioural Medicine 2018;25(S1):S177.

Bel Serrat S, Heinen MM, O’Malley G, Mehegan J, Murrin C, Kelleher CK. Trends in the prevalence of childhood obesity and morbid obesity in the Republic of Ireland – The Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative in 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2015. Obesity Facts 2018;11(Suppl 1):43.

Publications 2017

Thivel D, O’Malley G, Blourdier D, Tremeaux M, Zanchet C, Pereira B, Ratel S. Reproducibility of the intermittent Spartacus run test in adolescents with obesity. The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness, 2017;57(9):1083-1088. PMID:27387496

IJ Perry, SR Millar, KP Balanda, A Dee, D Bergin, L Carter, E Doherty, O’Malley G, Webber L. What are the estimated costs of childhood overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland? (2017) Cork (Ireland): Safefood

O’Malley G, Thivel D. Practical Issues in Assessing Physical Ability and Impairment in Children with Obesity. Acta Paediatrica, 2017;106(S470):7. PMID 29130257

O’Malley G. 2017. Practical Issues in Assessing Physical Ability and Impairment in Children with Obesity: 26th European Childhood Obesity Group Meeting, Rome, Italy

O’Malley G, Ring-Dimitriou S, Nowicka P, Vania A, Frelut ML, Farpour-Lambert N, Weghuber D, Thivel D. Physical Activity and Physical Fitness in Pediatric Obesity: What are the First Steps for Clinicians? Expert Conclusion from the 2016 ECOG WorkshopInt J Exerc Sci. 2017 Jul 1;10(4):487-496. eCollection2017

Publications 2015

Thivel,D. L. Isacco, O’Malley, G. & P. Duché. Pediatric Obesity and Perceived Exertion: Difference Between Weight-Bearing and Non-Weight-Bearing Exercises Performed at Different Intensities, Journal of Sports Sciences 2015:1-6.

Thivel D, O’Malley G, Pereira B, Duche P, Aucouturier J. Comparison of total body and abdominal adiposity indexes to dual x-ray absorptiometry scan in obese adolescents. Am J Hum Biol. 2015;27(3):334-8.

Lazzer S., O’Malley G., Vermorel M. (2015). Metabolic And Mechanical Cost Of Sedentary And Physical Activities In Obese Children And Adolescents. In M.L. Frelut (Ed.), The ECOG’s eBook on Child and Adolescent Obesity

O’Malley G., Thivel D. (2015). Physical Activity And Play In Children Who Are Obese. In M.L. Frelut (Ed.), The ECOG’s eBook on Child and Adolescent Obesity.

Publications 2014

O’Malley G, Dowdall G, Burls A, Perry IJ, Curran N. Exploring the usability of a mobile app for adolescent obesity management. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2014 Jun 27;2(2):e29.

Braet C, O’Malley G; Weghuber D; Nowicka P; Ardelt-Gattinger E. The assessment of eating behaviour in the absence of hunger in children who are obese: a psychological approach. A Position Paper from the European Childhood Obesity Group. Obes Facts. 2014;7(3):153-64.

Holm JC, Nowicka P, Farpour-Lambert NJ, O’Malley G, Hassapidou M, Weiss R, Baker JL. The ethics of childhood obesity treatment – from the Childhood Obesity Task Force (COTF) of European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO). Obes Facts. 2014;7(4):274-81.

O’Malley G; Clark M; Burls A; Murphy S; Perry I. A smartphone intervention for adolescent obesity: study protocol for a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial. Trials 2014 Jan 31;15:43.

Publications 2013

Landauer F, Huber G, Paulmichl K, O´Malley G, Mangge Harald, Weghuber D. Timely diagnosis of malalignment of the distal extremities is crucial in morbidly obese juveniles . Obesity Facts 2013;6(6):542-51. doi: 10.1159/000357280.

Publications 2012

O’Malley G, Hussey J, Roche E. A pilot study to profile the lower limb musculoskeletal health in obese children. Pediatric physical Therapy, 2012 Fall;24(3):292-8.

O’Malley GC, Baker PRA, Francis DP, Perry I, Foster C. Incentive-based interventions for increasing physical activity and fitness (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD009598. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009598

Publications 2011

Savoye M, Nowicka P, Shaw M, Yu S, Dziura J, Chavant G, O’Malley G, Tamborlane W.V, and Caprio S. Long-term Results of an Obesity Program in an Ethnically Diverse Pediatric Population. Pediatrics 2011;127(3):1-9. PMID 21300674

Weghuber D., O’Malley G. (2015). Orthopaedic Complications. In M.L. Frelut (Ed.), The ECOG’s eBook on Child and Adolescent Obesity. Savoye M, Nowicka P, Shaw M, Yu S, Dziura J, Chavant G, O’Malley G, Tamborlane W.V, and Caprio S. Long-term Results of an Obesity Program in an Ethnically Diverse Pediatric Population. Pediatrics 2011;127(3):402-10. Epub 2011 Feb 7.

Publications 2010

Sheils, A. Savage, & G. O’Malley. Preliminary Results of the Streetwise Healthy Lifestyles Programme in Overweight and Obese Children. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity 2010;5(S1):65.

O’Malley G, Hussey H, Hannon-Fletcher M, Hoey H. Editorial International Journal of Pediatric Obesity 2010;5(S1):4. PMID 20053148 DOI: 10.3109/17477160903387715

D’Adamo E, Northrup V, Weiss R, Santoro N, Pierpont B, Savoye M, O’Malley G, Caprio S. Ethnic differences in lipoprotein subclasses in obese adolescents: importance of liver and intra-abdominal fat accretion. Am J Clin Nutr 2010;June PMID: 20573788

O’Malley G, Santoro N, Northrup V, D’Adamo E, Shaw M, Eldrich S, and Caprio S. High Normal Fasting Glucose Level in Obese Youth: a Marker for Insulin Resistance and Beta Cell Dysregulation. Diabetologia 2010 (March 5 Epub) PMID 20204321

O’Malley G. Facilitating physical activity in children with movement impairment. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity 2010;5(S1):30- 31.

Publications 2008

O’Malley G. Musculoskeletal Complications of obesity. In Exercise Therapy in The Management of Musculoskeletal Disease, 1st edition, ed. J, Hussey, J Gormley, F Wilson-O’Toole, Blackwell Scientific, London, England 2008 (In Press).

Publications 2006

O’Malley G, Kilbride E, Roche E, Hussey J, The relationship between physical activity and VO2 max in children, International Journal of Obesity, 2006, 30 Suppl 2, S 30 – S 30.

O’ Malley G, Roche E, Hussey J, A profile of musculoskeletal problems in children with obesity. International Journal of Obesity,2006 , Suppl 2, S17 – S17.

O’Malley G, The relationship between physical activity and muscle strength in children who are obese. International journal of Obesity,2006, 30, (S2) ppS16 – S16.