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Publications

  • Toomey CM, Cremona A, Hughes K, Norton C, Jakeman P. A Review of Body Composition Measurement in the Assessment of Health. Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2015,30;16-32.
  • Shaw P, Walton J, Jakeman P. The effects of the Special K Challenge on body composition and metabolic health in healthy adults. Journal of Nutrition and Health Sciences 2015, 2(4): 407-11.
  • Davies RW, Toomey CM, McCormack W, Hughes K, Cremona A, Jakeman P. Body composition analysis of inter-county Gaelic athleticassociation players measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry. Journal of Sports Sciences, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2015.1085076
  • Toomey CM, Leahy S, McCreesh K, Coote S, Jakeman P. The bodycomposition phenotype of Irish adults aged 18-81 years. Irish Journal of Medical Science 2015 DOI: 10.1007/s11845-015-1338-x
  • Toomey C, McCreesh K, Leahy S, Jakeman P. Technical considerations for accurate measurement of subcutaneous adipose tissue using real-time, B-mode ultrasound. Ultrasound 2011;19:91-96
  • Leahy S, O'Neill C, Sohun R, Jakeman P. A comparison of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry and bioelectrical impedance analysis to measure total and segmental body composition in healthy young adults. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2012 Feb;112(2):589-95.PMID: 21614505 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Leahy S, Toomey C, McCreesh K, Jakeman P. Ultrasound measurement of subcutaneous adipose tissue thickness accurately predicts total and segmental body fat of young adults. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2012 Jan;38(1):28-34. PMID: 22104525 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Leahy S, O'Neill C, Sohun R, Toomey C, Jakeman P. Generalised equations for the prediction of percentage body fat by anthropometry in adult men and women aged 18-81 years Br J Nutr. 2012 May 29:1-8 PMID: 22640975 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] doi:10.1017/S0007114512001870
  • Cremona A., Toomey C., McCormack W., Hurley C., McLynn R., Davies R, Hughes K, Jakeman P. The Effect of Hydration Status on theMeasurement of Lean Tissue Mass by Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry. International Society of Body Composition Research 10th Triennial Symposium on Body Composition Research, Cascais, Portugal 14th June 2014
  • Leahy, S., O'Neill, C., Sohun, R., MacDonncha, C. & Jakeman, P. (2009) Improved prediction of body fat in healthy young Irish adults: preliminary findings from the University of Limerick (UL) Body Composition Study. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 68 : E132. Cambridge University Press.
  • Raftery, P., Boland,G., Leahy, S., & Jakeman, P. (2010) A DXA-based analysis of body fat distribution in healthy young adult women. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 70 : E148. Cambridge University Press.
  • Leahy S, Toomey C, Francis P, McCormack W, Norton C, Jakeman P. 'A reference base for age-related decrease in lean tissue mass: whole body and segmental lean tissue mass of 1616 Irish men and women 18 to 76y' CARDI Conference, Dublin, November 2011. Ref No: H&WB-A.120:110511
  • Toomey C, McCreesh K, Jakeman P. 'The influence of abdominal fat on bone mineral density'  Abstracts for the 8th World Congress on Aging and Physical Activity: A Celebration of Diversity and Inclusion in Active Ageing JAPA (Journal of Ageing and Physical Activity) 2012: 20, S1 - S369.
  • Toomey C, Leahy S, Jakeman P. The classification of body fat mass in Irish adult men and women age 18-81y. Inaugural Conference. Association for the study of Obesity on the island of Ireland. September 6th 2012 Dublin
Body Composition Study at UL