COSI Publications

Publicações/Publications

COSI
WHO Europe
Ativo 5-8

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Recent Publications

  • Rito AI, Buoncristiano M, Spinelli A, Salanave B, Kunešová M, Hejgaard T, García Solano M, Fijałkowska A, Sturua L,  Hyska J, Kelleher C, Duleva VI, Musić Milanović S,  Farrugia Sant’Angelo V, Abdrakhmanova S,  Kujundzic E, Peterkova V,  Gualtieri A, Pudule I,  Petrauskienė A,  Tanrygulyyeva M,  Sherali R,  Huidumac-Petrescu C, Williams J,  Ahrens W,  Breda J. Association between Characteristics at Birth, Breastfeeding and Obesity in 22 Countries: The WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative – COSI 2015/2017. Obes Facts (2019),  12:226–243 Available here

 

  • Goiana-da-Silva F, Cruz-e-Silva D, Gregório MJ, Nunes AM,  Calhau C, Hercberg S, Rito A, Bento A, Cruz D, Almeida F, Darzi A, Araújo F. Nutri-Score: A Public Health Tool to Improve Eating Habits in Portugal, Acta Med Port (2019),  Mar;32(3):175-178 Available here

 

  • Bel-Serrat S, Ojeda-Rodríguez A,  Heinen MM, Buoncristiano M, Abdrakhmanova S, Duleva V, Sant’Angelo VF, Fijałkowska A, Hejgaard T, Huidumac C, Hyska J,  Kujundzic E, Milanović SM, Ovezmyradova G, Pérez-Farinós N, Petrauskiene A, Rito AI,  Shengelia L,  Braunerová RT, Rutter H, Murrin CM, Kelleher CC, Breda J. Clustering of Multiple Energy Balance-Related Behaviors in School Children and its Association with Overweight and Obesity-WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI 2015/2017).  Nutrients (2019), 11(3), 511 Available here

 

  • Rito AI, Dinis A, Rascôa C; Maia A, Mendes S, Padrão J, Stein-Novais C, Lima J. Mediterranean Diet Index (KIDMED) Adherence, Socioeconomic Determinants, and Nutritional Status of Portuguese Children: The Eat Mediterranean Program.  Port J Public Health (2019), 36(3) Available here

 

  • Spinelli A, Buoncristiano M,  Kovacs VA, Yngve A, Spiroski I, Obreja G, Starc G, Pérez N, Rito AI, Kunešová M, Sant’Angelo VF, Meisfjord Jl, Bergh IH, Kelleher C, Yardim N, Pudule I, Petrauskiene A, Duleva V, Sjöberg A, Gualtieri A, Hassapidou M, Hyska J, Burazeri G, Petrescu CH, Heinen M, Takacs H, Zamrazilová H, Bosi TB, Sacchini E, Pagkalos I, Cucu A, Nardone P, Gately PA, Williams J, Breda J. Prevalence of Severe Obesity among Primary School Children in 21 European Countries. Obes Facts (2019),  12:244–258.
  • World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, Factsheet COSI, Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative HIGHLIGHTS 2015-17 – Preliminary data Available here
  • Abarca-Gómez, L.; Abdeen, Z.A.; Hamid, Z.A.; Abu-Rmeileh, N.M.; Acosta-Cazares, B.; Acuin, C.; Adams, R.J.; Aekplakorn, W.; Afsana, K.; Aguilar-Salinas, C.A.; et al. (NCD Risk Factor Collaboration) Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: A pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128.9 million children, adolescents, and adults. Lancet (2017); 390: 2627–4. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32129-3 Available here
  • Lissner L, Wijnhoven TMA, Mehlig K, Sjöberg A, Kunesova M, Yngve A, Petrauskiene A, Duleva V, Rito AI and J Breda. Socioeconomic inequalities in childhood overweight: heterogeneity across five countries in the WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI–2008) International Journal of Obesity (2016), 1–7Available here
  • Wijnhoven TMA, van Raaij JM, Spinelli A, Yngve A, Lissner L, Spiroski I, Farrugia Sant’Angelo V, Pérez-Farinós N, Martos E, Heinen M , Kunešová M, Rito AI, Hovengen R, Starc G , Duleva V, Pudule I, Petrauskiene A, Braeckevelt L, Hassapidou M, Breda J, van ’t Veer P. WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative: Impact of Type of Clothing Worn during Anthropometric Measurements and Timing of the Survey on Weight and Body Mass Index Outcome Measures in 6–9-Year-Old Children. Epidemiology Research International (2016) Available here
  • Rito A, Sousa R, Mendes S, Graça P. Childhood obesity surveillance initiative: COSI Portugal 2016 (2017). Available here
  • Wijnhoven TMA, van Raaij JM, Yngve A, Sjöberg A, Kunešová M, Duleva V, Petrauskiene A, Rito AI, Breda J: WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative: health-risk behaviours on nutrition and physical activity among 6–9-year-old schoolchildren. Public Health Nutrition 2015 Dec;18(17):3108-24. doi: 10.1017/S1368980015001937Available here
  • Wijnhoven TMA, van Raaij JM, Yngve A, Sjöberg A, Kunešová M, Duleva V, Petrauskiene A, Rito AI, Breda J: WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative: health-risk behaviours on nutrition and physical activity among 6–9-year-old schoolchildren. Public Health Nutrition 2015 Dec;18(17):3108-24. DOI:10.1017/S1368980015001937. Available here
  • Wijnhoven TA, van Raaij J, Sjöberg A, Eldin N, Yngve A, Kunešová M, Starc G, Rito AI, Duleva V, Hassapidou M, Martos E, Pudule I, Petrauskiene A, Farrugia Sant’Angelo V, Hovengen R, Breda J. WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative: School Nutrition Environment in relation to Body Mass Index in Primary Schools Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 2014, 11(11), 11261-11285; (IF 1,99) doi:10.3390/ijerph111111261 Available here
  • Wijnhoven TA, van Raaij J, Sjöberg A, Eldin N, Yngve A, Kunešová M, Starc G, Rito AI, Duleva V, Hassapidou M, Martos E,Pudule I, Petrauskiene A, Farrugia Sant’Angelo V, Hovengen R, Breda J. WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative: School Nutrition Environment in relation to Body Mass Index in Primary Schools Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 2014, 11(11), 11261-11285. doi:10.3390/ijerph111111261 Available here
  • Rito A, Graça P. Childhood obesity surveillance initiative: COSI Portugal 2013 (2015). Available here
  • PORTUGAL. Ministério da Saúde. Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge, e outro. Guia de Avaliação de Estado Nutricional Infantil / Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge. Ana Rito, João Breda, Isabel do Carmo coords. – Lisboa, IP 2011 Available here
  • Breda J, Vijnhoven TMA, van Raaij JMA, Spinelli A, Rutter H,Wauters M, Petrova S, Markidou E, Kunesova M, O’Dwyer U, Pudule I , Petrauskiene A, Sant ´ Angelo FV, Hovengen R, Meisfjord JR, Rito A, Starc G, Sjoberg A,Yngve A, Kovacs V, Chassapidou M, Perez N, Vladimir Kendrovski: What can we learn from collaborative European programmes? Obesity Reviews 01/2011; 12(Supp. 1):4-5. · IF 7.86 Available here
  • Rito A, Paixão E, Carvalho MA, Ramos C. Childhood obesity surveillance initiative: COSI Portugal 2010 (2012). Available here
  • Wijnhoven TA, van Raaij J, Spinelli A, Starc G, Hassapidou M, Spiroski I, Rutter H, Martos E, Rito AI, Hovengen R, Pérez-Farinós N, Petrauskiene A, Eldin N, Braeckevelt L, Pudule I, Kunešová M, Breda J: WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative: body mass index and level of overweight among 6–9-year-old children from school year 2007/2008 to school year 2009/2010. BMC Public Health, 14:806, 2014. DOI:10.1186/1471-2458-14-806 Available here
  • Wijnhoven T; van Raaij J; Spinelli A; Rito AI, Hovengen R; Kunesova M;. Starc G; Rutter H; Sjöberg A; Petrauskiene A; O’Dwyer U; Petrova S;. Farrugia Sant’Angelo V; Wauters M; Yngve A; Rubana IM; and J. Breda. WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative 2008: weight, height and body mass index in 6–9-year-old children. Pediatric Obesity, 8(2), 79–97, 2013. DOI:10.1111/j.I2047-6310.2012.00090.x Available here
  • Rito A; Wijnhoven T; Rutter H; Carvalho MA; Paixão E; Ramos C; Claudio D; Espanca R; Sancho T; Cerqueira Z; Carvalho R; Faria C; Feliciano E and J. Breda.Prevalence of obesity among Portuguese children (6–8 years old) using three definition criteria: COSI Portugal, 2008. Pediatric Obesity, 7(6), 413-422. 2012. DOI: 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2012.00068.x Available here
  • Rito A, Paixão E, Carvalho MA, Ramos C. Childhood obesity surveillance initiative: COSI Portugal 2008 (2011). Available here 
Ativo 6-8

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COSI Related Publications (Reports/Factsheets)

  • WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative: overweight and obesity among 6–9-year-old children. Report of the third round of data collection 2012–2013 (2018) Available here
  • Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI) Factsheet. Highlights 2015-17 (2018) Available here
  • Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI) protocol (2016) Available here
  • Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI) – Data collection procedures (2016) Available here
  • WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative: Implementation of round 1 (2007/2008) and round 2 (2009/2010) (2014) Available here
  • European Food and Nutrition Action Plan 2015–2020 (2014) Available here
  • Vienna Declaration on Nutrition and Noncommunicable Diseases in the Context of Health 2020 (2013) Available here
Ativo 4-8

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Posters

  • Bica M, Mendes S, Rito A. Evaluation of Soft Drinks Intake Among 6-8 Years Old – Portuguese Children and Overweight: COSI Portugal 2008-2016 Available here
  • A decade of childhood obesity in Europe – Experiences from COSI Portugal 2008-2016, COSI Portugal
  • Rito A, Cruz de Sousa R, Mendes S, Graça P. WHO CHILDHOOD OBESITY SURVEILLANCE INTIATIVE: PORTUGAL Available here
  • Cruz de Sousa R, Padrão J, Mendes S, Rito A. Imagem Corporal e estado nutricional em crianças dos 6 aos 8 anos: Avaliação da perceção dos Encarregados de Educação: COSI Portugal 2016 Available here
  • Rito A, Cruz de Sousa R, Graça P. WHO CHILDHOOD OBESITY SURVAILLANCE INITIATIVE: Portugal Available here
  • Baleia J, Rito A. Is maternal education associated with childhood overweight risk? Trends between 2010 and 2013- the COSI Portugal study Available here
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    Rito A, Graça P, Breda J. Trends in Overweight and obesity in Portuguese primary school children: COSI study 2008-2013 Available here