Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2017 Commentary on “Changes in Bone Health During the First Year of Cancer Treatment in Children” 2017
2016 Training in metabolomics research. II. Processing and statistical analysis of metabolomics data, metabolite identification, pathway analysis, applications of metabolomics and its future 2016
2016 Training in metabolomics research. II. Processing and statistical analysis of metabolomics data, metabolite identification, pathway analysis, applications of metabolomics and its future 2016
2016 Setting Adolescents Up for Success: Promoting a Policy to Delay High School Start Times 2016
2016 Training in metabolomics research. I. Designing the experiment, collecting and extracting samples and generating metabolomics data 2016
2016 Training in metabolomics research. I. Designing the experiment, collecting and extracting samples and generating metabolomics data 2016
2016 Erratum: Associations of total and undercarboxylated osteocalcin with peripheral and hepatic insulin sensitivity and B cell function in overweight adults (J Clin Endocrinol (2013) 98:7 (E1173-E1180) doi: 10.1210/jc.2013-1203) 2016
2016 Overweight adolescents with type 2 diabetes have significantly higher lipoprotein abnormalities than those with type 1 diabetes 2016
2016 Surrounding Community Residents’ Expectations of HOPE VI for Their Community, Health and Physical Activity 2016
2015 Weighing the Evidence of Common Beliefs in Obesity Research 2015
2015 Pediatric obesity prevention: From naïve examination of energy imbalance towards strategies that influence the competition for nutrient resources among tissues. 2015
2015 Feasibility, acceptability, and characteristics associated with adherence and completion of a culturally relevant internet-enhanced physical activity pilot intervention for overweight and obese young adult African American women enrolled in college 2015
2015 Feasibility, acceptability, and characteristics associated with adherence and completion of a culturally relevant internet-enhanced physical activity pilot intervention for overweight and obese young adult African American women enrolled in college 2015
2015 Associations of fibroblast growth factor-23 with markers of inflammation, insulin resistance and obesity in adults 2015
2015 Bone mineral content as a driver of energy expenditure in prepubertal and early pubertal boys 2015
2015 Circulating levels of fibroblast growth factor-21 increase with age independently of body composition indices among healthy individuals 2015
2015 Fibroblast growth factor-21, body composition, and insulin resistance in pre-pubertal and early pubertal males and females 2015
2015 Improvements in Body Satisfaction Among Obese Preadolescent African American Girls After Participation in a Weight-Loss Intervention 2015
2014 The effect of a 3-month moderate-intensity physical activity program on body composition in overweight and obese African American college females 2014
2014 Return of hunger following a relatively high carbohydrate breakfast is associated with earlier recorded glucose peak and nadir 2014
2014 Home-schooled children are thinner, leaner, and report better diets relative to traditionally schooled children 2014
2014 Impact of weight cycling on risk of morbidity and mortality 2014
2014 The relationship between bioactive components in breast milk and bone mass in infants. 2014
2014 Use of a simple liquid meal test to evaluate insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in children 2014
2013 Vitamin D and calcium-sensing receptor polymorphisms differentially associate with resting energy expenditure in peripubertal children 2013
2013 Divergent Effects of Obesity on Bone Health 2013
2013 Higher Serum Insulin Concentrations Positively Influence the Bone Mineral Density in African American Adolescents. 2013
2013 Subclinical Indication of Linkage between Markers of Skeletal and Cardiovascular Properties 2013
2013 Diabetes-related impairment in bone strength is established early in the life course. 2013
2013 The authors reply 2013
2013 Effects of diet macronutrient composition on body composition and fat distribution during weight maintenance and weight loss 2013
2013 BMI but Not Race Contributes to Vitamin D-Parathyroid Hormone Axis in Peripubertal Girls 2013
2013 Myths, presumptions, and facts about obesity 2013
2013 Associations of Total and Undercarboxylated Osteocalcin with Peripheral and Hepatic Insulin Sensitivity and β-Cell Function in Overweight Adults 2013
2013 Effects of diet macronutrient composition on body composition and fat distribution during weight maintenance and weight loss 2013
2013 Getting to the height of the matter: the relationship between stature and adiposity in pre-pubertal children. 2013
2013 The relationships among total body fat, bone mineral content and bone marrow adipose tissue in early-pubertal girls. 2013
2012 Effects of habitual diet on ethnic differences in serum total ghrelin 2012
2012 Macronutrient intake influences the effect of 25-hydroxy-vitamin D status on metabolic syndrome outcomes in african american girls 2012
2012 Calcium homeostasis may influence resting energy expenditure with effects most apparent in early pubertal girls 2012
2012 Higher postprandial serum ghrelin among African-American girls before puberty 2012
2012 Circulating ghrelin and GLP-1 are not affected by habitual diet 2012
2012 Stagnation in the clinical, community and public health domain of obesity: the need for probative research. 2012
2012 Genetic influences in childhood obesity: Recent progress and recommendations for experimental designs 2012
2012 A higher-carbohydrate, lower-fat diet reduces fasting glucose concentration and improves β-cell function in individuals with impaired fasting glucose 2012
2012 Reduced carbohydrate diet to improve metabolic outcomes and decrease adiposity in obese peripubertal African American girls 2012
2012 Genetic admixture, social-behavioural factors and body composition are associated with blood pressure differently by racial-ethnic group among children 2012
2012 Parental feeding practices and socioeconomic status are associated with child adiposity in a multi-ethnic sample of children 2012
2012 Do neighbourhoods matter? Neighbourhood disorder and long-term trends in serum cortisol levels 2012
2012 Modest protective effects of breast-feeding on obesity: Is the evidence truly supportive? 2012
2012 Short-term physical activity intervention decreases femoral bone marrow adipose tissue in young children: A pilot study 2012
2011 Body fat and racial genetic admixture are associated with aerobic fitness levels in a multiethnic pediatric population 2011
2011 Shorter Sleep may be a Risk Factor for Impaired Bone Mass Accrual in Childhood 2011
2011 Dietary macronutrient composition affects β cell responsiveness but not insulin sensitivity 2011
2011 Neighborhood Perceptions Affect Dietary Behaviors and Diet Quality 2011
2011 Beyond thriftiness: Independent and interactive effects of genetic and dietary factors on variations in fat deposition and distribution across populations 2011
2011 Contributors to pediatric obesity in adolescence: More than just energy imbalance 2011
2011 African genetic admixture is associated with body composition and fat distribution in a cross-sectional study of children 2011
2011 Ancestry-informative markers on chromosomes 2, 8 and 15 are associated with insulin-related traits in a racially diverse sample of children 2011
2011 Can Reduction in Dietary Carbohydrate Play a Role in Normalizing the Endocrine-Metabolic State Perturbed During the Pubertal Transition? The PRIMO Pilot Study 2011
2010 Role of various cytokines and growth factors in pubertal development 2010
2010 Does fat fuel the fire: Independent and interactive effects of genetic, physiological, and environmental factors on variations in fat deposition and distribution across populations 2010
2010 African genetic admixture is associated with body composition and fat distribution in a cross-sectional study of children 2010
2010 Associations among calcium intake, resting energy expenditure, and body fat in a multiethnic sample of children 2010
2010 The association between the rs2234693 and rs9340799 estrogen receptor α gene polymorphisms and risk factors for cardiovascular disease: A review 2010
2010 A conserved role for syndecan family members in the regulation of whole-body energy metabolism 2010
2010 Adjusting adiposity and body weight measurements for height alters the relationship with blood pressure in children 2010
2010 Adiposity and genetic admixture, but not race/ethnicity, influence bone mineral content in peripubertal children 2010
2010 The Role of European Genetic Admixture in the Etiology of the Insulin Resistance Syndrome in Children: Are the Effects Mediated by Fat Accumulation? 2010
2009 Genetic determinants of cardiovascular disease in Hispanics 2009
2009 Intrabdominal fat is related to metabolic risk factors in Hispanic Americans, African Americans and in girls 2009
2009 Relationships between reported macronutrient intake and insulin dynamics in a multi-ethnic cohort of early pubertal children 2009
2009 Neighborhood-Level Disadvantage Is Associated with Reduced Dietary Quality in Children 2009
2009 Obesity attenuates the contribution of African admixture to the insulin secretory profile in peripubertal children: A longitudinal analysis 2009
2009 Uncoupling protein 2 Ala55Val polymorphism is associated with a higher acute insulin response to glucose 2009
2009 Differential influence of diet and physical activity on components of metabolic syndrome in a multiethnic sample of children. 2009
2009 Do Dietary Modifications Made Prior to Pubertal Maturation Have the Potential to Decrease Obesity Later in Life? A Developmental Perspective 2009
2009 Effect of dietary adherence with or without exercise on weight loss: A mechanistic approach to a global problem 2009
2009 Physical fitness, activity, and insulin dynamics in early pubertal children 2009
2008 Genetic variation in a member of the laminin gene family affects variation in body composition in Drosophila and humans 2008
2008 Disruptions in energy balance: Does nature overcome nurture? 2008
2008 Associations among insulin, estrogen, and fat mass gain over the pubertal transition in African-American and european-american girls 2008
2008 Longitudinal analysis of the insulin-like growth factor system in African-American and European American children and adolescents 2008
2007 Psychosocial risk factors for eating disorders in Hispanic females of diverse ethnic background and non-Hispanic females. 2007
2007 The method of delivery of nutrition and physical activity information may play a role in eliciting behavior changes in adolescents. 2007
2006 CDE and non-CDE dietitians' knowledge of exercise and content of exercise programs for older adults with type 2 diabetes. 2006
2006 Improving the dietary patterns of adolescents using a computer-based approach. 2006

Book

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2014 Clinical insights: Obesity and childhood 2014

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2012 Body Composition Evaluation.  1000-1011. 2012
2012 Insulin-like growth factor system in different ethnic groups and relationship with growth and health.  1471-1490. 2012

Teaching Activities

  • HC120 - Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HB695 - Health Behavior Topics Seminar (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • KIN405 - Sports Nutrition (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • KIN674 - Advanced Sports Nutrition (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HC120 - Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NTR693 - Clinical Prac: Pediatric Nutr (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • KIN405 - Sports Nutrition (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • KIN674 - Advanced Sports Nutrition (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • KIN405 - Sports Nutrition (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • KIN674 - Advanced Sports Nutrition (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • KIN405 - Sports Nutrition (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • KIN674 - Advanced Sports Nutrition (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NTR630 - Maternal Child Hlth Ped Nutrit (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NTR630 - Maternal Child Hlth Ped Nutrit (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NTR799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NTR630 - Maternal Child Hlth Ped Nutrit (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NTR799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NTR612 - Res/Tech Appl in Dietetics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NTR612 - Res/Tech Appl in Dietetics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NTR799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NTR799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NTR789 - Diabetes & Energy Metabolism (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NTR798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NTR612 - Res/Tech Appl in Dietetics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR612 - Res/Tech Appl in Dietetics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR725 - Human Nutr Through Life Cycle (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR789 - Diabetes & Energy Metabolism (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR601 - Advanced Medical Nutrition (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR601 - Advanced Medical Nutrition (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR789 - Diabetes & Energy Metabolism (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR789 - Diabetes & Energy Metabolism (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NTR789 - Diabetes & Energy Metabolism (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NTR789 - Diabetes & Energy Metabolism (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • Full Name

  • Krista Casazza