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Efficacy Studies

 

A 24-week randomised controlled trial comparing usual care and metabolic-based diet plans in obese adults

McDoniel, S., & Hammond, R. Int J Clin Pract. 2010;64(11):1503-11

 

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A comprehensive treatment program for obese adults diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea: A pilot study

McDoniel, S., & Hammond, R. Top Clin Nutr. 2010; 25(2); 172-179

 

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Treating obesity with a novel hand-held device, computer software program, and internet technology in primary care: The SMART motivational study

McDoniel S, Wolskee P, & Shen J. Patient Educ & Couns, 2010; 79(2): 185-191

 

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Employing RMR technology in a 90-day weight control program

McDoniel S, Nelson H, & Thompson C. Obesity Facts, 2008; 1(6): 298-304.

 

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Personalized nutrition message centered on energy balance influences self-efficacy for weight control in obese adults

McDoniel S, & Kronhause, K. Obesity, 2008; 16: S17-S46

 

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Validation Studies

The accuracy and reliability of using a handheld indirect calorimeter for assessing body fat in overweight adults.

McDoniel, S., Haugen, H., Tran, Z., Nieman, D. Obesity, 2009; 17(s2): S204.

 

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A systematic review on the accuracy and reliability of a hand-held indirect calorimeter for assessing energy needs in adults & children

McDoniel, S. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab, 2007; 17(5): 491-500

 

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The use of a handheld calorimetry unit to estimate energy expenditure during different physiological conditions

Rubenbauer R, Johannsen D, Baier, S. et al.  J Parenter Enteral Nutr, 2006; 30(3): 246-250

 

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MedGem hand-held indirect calorimeter is valid for resting energy expenditure measurement in healthy children

Fields D, Kearney J, & Copeland., K . Obesity, 2006; 14(10): 1755-1761 

 

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A new handheld device for measuring resting metabolic rate and oxygen consumption in children

Nieman D, Austin M, Chilcote, S, et al.  Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab, 2005; 15(2): 186-194

 

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Comparison of two systems of measuring energy expenditure

Stewart C, Goody C, & Branson., R . J Parenter Enteral Nutr, 2005; 29(3): 212-217

 

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A new hand-held indirect calorimeter to measure postprandial energy expenditure

St. Onge M, Rubiano F, Jones A. et al.  Obes Res, 2004;  29(3): 212-217

 

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Validation of the BodyGem hand-held calorimeter

Melanson E, Coelho L, Tran Z. et al.  Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord, 2004;  28(11): 1479-1484

 

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A new handheld device for measuring resting metabolic rate and oxygen consumption

Nieman D, Trone A, & Austin M. J Am Diet Assoc, 2003;  103(5): 588-592

 

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General Articles

Resting energy expenditure in overweight and obese adults: Agreement between indirect calorimetry and predictive formulas

Zielgler, J., Rothpletz-Puglia, P., Rouger-Decker, R., et al. Top Clin Nutr, 2010; 25(2); 180-187


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Hand-held indirect calorimeter offers advantages compared with predictive equations, in a group of overweight women, to determine resting energy expenditure and estimated total energy expenditures during research screening.

Spears, K, Hyunsook, K, Behall, K. et al.  J Am Diet Assoc, 2009;  109(5): 836-845

  

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A hand-held device to measure oxygen uptake: performance characteristics, patient selection and the propagation of its measurement error into fick cardiac output determinations

Shepherd A,  Terpollili B, & Steinke J.  J Invasive Cardiol, 2007; 19(3): 113-122.


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Validity of predictive equations for resting energy expenditure in US and Dutch overweight and obese class I and II adults aged 18“65 y

Weijs, P. Am J Clin Nutri, 2008; 88(4): 959-970


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Variability of measured resting metabolic rate

Haugen, H., Melanson, E., Tran, Z., Kearney, J., & Hill., J.  Am J  Clin Nutri. 2003; 78(6): 1141-1145.


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