Articles by Author: Jm Pettifor An0031

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  1. High mite burdens in an island population of Cape Wagtails <em>Motacilla capensis</em>: release from predation pressure?

    High mite burdens in an island population of Cape Wagtails <em>Motacilla capensis</em>: release from predation pressure?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Cape Wagtails Motacilla capensis have been identified as a species susceptible to infection by the mite Knemidokoptes jamaicensis, but the processes influencing infection rates and prevalence have not been studied. We assessed the mite infection level of 117 Cape Wagtails...
  2. Pregnancy- and lactation-associated osteoporosis

    Pregnancy- and lactation-associated osteoporosis

    Pregnancy-and lactation-associated osteoporosis is a rare syndrome of spontaneous fractures occurring in late pregnancy or lactation. Early diagnosis and management is essential, because of the severity of the morbidity associated with these fractures. Prior to therapy, other reversible causes of...
  3. Fast-food consumption among 17-year-olds in the Birth to Twenty cohort

    Fast-food consumption among 17-year-olds in the Birth to Twenty cohort

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: Assessment of fast-food consumption in urban black adolescents.
  4. Eating attitudes, body image satisfaction and self-esteem of South African Black and White male adolescents and their perception of female body silhouettes

    Eating attitudes, body image satisfaction and self-esteem of South African Black and White male adolescents and their perception of female body silhouettes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    This cross-sectional study of urban high schools in Johannesburg, South Africa, sought to examine eating attitudes, body image and self-esteem among male adolescents (n = 391). Anthropometric measurements, Eating Attitudes Test-26 (EAT-26), Rosenberg self-esteem, body image satisfaction and perception of...
  5. Eating attitudes in a group of 11-year-old urban South African girls

    Eating attitudes in a group of 11-year-old urban South African girls

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives. To explore and describe eating attitudes in early pubertal 11-year-old black and white South African girls in an urban environment undergoing transition.