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Carrel AL, Clark RR, Peterson SE, Nemeth BA, Allen DB. School-based exercise program improves fitness, body composition and insulin sensitivity in obese children. Arch Ped Adol Med 2005, 159: 923-29.

Carrel AL, Meinen A, Garry C, Storandt R. Effects of Nutrition Education and Exercise in Obese children: The Ho-Chunk Youth Fitness Project. W Med J 2005, 104(5):44-47.

Carrel AL, Clark RR, Peterson SE, Nemeth BA, Sullivan J, Allen DB. Improvement of fitness, body composition, and insulin sensitivity in overweight children in a school-based exercise program: a randomized, controlled study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005;159(10):963-8.

Allen DB, Clark RR, Peterson SE, Nemeth BA, Eickhoff J, Carrel AL. Fitness is a stronger predictor of fasting insulin than fatness in overweight male middle-school children. J Pediatrics 2007; 150:383-7.

Carrel AL, Sledge JS, Ventura S, Clark RR, Peterson SE, Eickhoff J, Allen DB. Measuring aerobic cycling power as an assessment of childhood fitness. J Strength and Condition Res 2007, 21(3), 685-88.

Carrel AL, Clark RR, Peterson SE, Nemeth BA, Allen DB. Improvements in fitness from a school-based intervention are lost during the summer. Arch Ped Adoles Med 2007 161: 561-64.

Trasande L, Gillman M, Cronk C, Durkin M, Landrigan P, Carrel AL, Schoeller D, Weiss M. Environment and obesity in the National Children¹s Study. Environmental Health Perspectives 2009, 117(2): 159-66.

Carrel AL, McVean JJ, Eickhoff JE, Allen DB. School-based exercise improves fitness, body composition, insulin sensitivity, and inflammation in non-obese children. J Ped Endo Metab, 2009, 22; 5:409-15.

Nemeth BA, Carrel AL, Eickhoff JE, Allen DB. Sub-maximal exercise testing predicts maximal VO2 in obese children. J Pediatrics, 2009; 154: 677-81.

Varness TS, Carrel AL, Eickhoff JE, Allen DB. Reliable Prediction of Insulin Resistance by a School-based Fitness Test in Middle-School Children. Int J Ped Endo 2009, Article ID 487804, doi:10.1155/2009/487804

Carrel AL, Allen DB. The influence of fitness on insulin resistance in obese children. Rev Endocr Metab Disord 2009, 10; 3: 189-94.

Carrel AL, Myers SE, Whitman BY, Eickhoff JE, Allen DB. Long-term growth hormone therapy changes the natural history of body composition and motor function in children with Prader-Willi syndrome. J Clin Endo Metab, 2010, 95: 1131-1136 , doi:10.1210/jc.2009-1389