Recent Publications

PHE Obesity Intelligence provides wide-ranging, authoritative information on data, evaluation and evidence related to weight issues and it’s determinants. PHE also provide a weekly email update on the latest research in this area – to subscribe, please email to be added to their mailing list. We have highlighted a selection of recent key papers which align with YORA’s research themes below:

Back issues of the weekly Obesity Knowledge Update are available online here.

YORA member publications

In addition, see below details of publications discussed at the recent YORA May event:

Delivering a childhood obesity prevention intervention using Islamic religious settings in the UK: What is most important to the stakeholders? Sufyan Abid Dogra, Kiran Rai, Sally Barber, Rosemary RC. McEachan, Peymane Adab, Laura Sheard, on behalf of “Childhood Obesity Prevention in Islamic Religious Settings Programme Management Group.” doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2021.101387

Negative impact of the first COVID-19 lockdown upon health-related behaviours and psychological wellbeing in people living with severe and complex obesity in the UK. Adrian Brown, Stuart W. Flint, Anastasia Z. Kalea, Mary O’Kane, Simon Williams, Rachel L. Batterham. doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2021.100796