Publications and Reports

Academic Publications:

Gillison, F., Cooney, G., Davies, A., Marno, P. & Dickens, F. (2017)  Parents’ perceptions of reasons for excess weight loss in obese children: a peer researcher approachResearcher Involvement and Engagement. 3(1) 22.

Gillison, F., Cumming, S., Standage, M., Barnaby, C. & Katzmarzyk, P (2016) Assessing the impact of adjusting for maturity in weight status classification in a cross-sectional sample of UK children. BMJ Open, 7(6), e015769.

Gillison, F., Lorenc, A. B., Sleddens, E.F., Williams, S. & Atkinson, L. (2016) Can it be harmful for parents to talk to their child about their weight? A meta-analysis. Preventive Medicine, 93, 135-146. or (download pre-print version if access not available)

Wilkie, H., Standage, M., Gillison, F., Cumming, S., Chruch, T. & Katzmarsyk, P. (2016) Multiple lifestyle behaviours and overweight and obesity among 9-11 year old children: Results from the UK site of the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment. BMJ Open, 6(2), e010677.

Zakrzewski1, Fiona B Gillison2 et al. (2015) Associations between breakfast frequency and adiposity indicators in children from 12 countries. International Journal of Obesity Supplements. 5, S80–S88; doi:10.1038/ijosup.2015.24.

Koehn, S., Gillison, F., Standage, M. & Bailey, J. (2014) Life Transitions and Relevance of Healthy Living in Late Adolescence: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Adolescent Health. doi:10.1177/1359105314546340

Gillison, F., Beck, F & Lewitt, J. (2014) Exploring the basis for parents’ negative reactions to being informed that their child is overweight. Public Health & Nutrition, 17(5) 987-997.

Cumming, S.P., Sherar, L.B., Hunter Smart, J.E., Machado Rodrigues, A.M., Standage, M., Gillison, F., & Malina, R.M. (2012). Physical Activity, Physical Self-Concept, and Health-Related Quality of Life of Extreme Early and Late Maturing Adolescent Girls.  Journal of Early Adolescence, 32, 269-292. doi: 10.1177/0272431610393250

Cumming, S., Standage, M., Gillison, F. Dompier, & Malina, R. (2009) Biological maturity status, body size, and exercise behaviour in British school children. Journal of Sport Sciences, 27(7) 677–686.


Kovacs, B., Gillison, F. & Barnett, J.  An analysis of parent-generated NCMP discussion on internet fora. MSc dissertation summary.

Notes from Collaborative Workshop 25/05/2016

Slides from Collaborative Workshop 25/05/2016