The journal is currently looking to expand the range of reviewers that we hold on our database. If you feel that you would be a suitable (and willing!) to review for us, please send the following information to HNDedoffice@wiley.com Title (Dr, Prof, etc): Name: Primary email address: Affiliation: Keywords: up to 5 words that describe your … Continue reading Reviewers needed!
Those clever folk at Wiley, our publishers, can provide statistics on which articles are most viewed by visitors to the journal online. These are important stats for us as they show which JHND articles are receiving the most attention and hopefully most likely to get cited by other researchers (that magic metric for all journal … Continue reading Hot papers- September.
The November/December issue of the journal will feature the following articles:CLINICAL NUTRITIONThe Malnutrition Screening Tool versus objective measures to detect malnutrition in hip fracture. J. J. Bell, J. D. Bauer and S. CapraDevelopment of a low phenolic acid diet for the management of orofacial granulomatosis. H. E. Campbell, M. P. Escudier, P. Milligan, S. J. … Continue reading Coming soon!
Impact of polyunsaturated vegetable oils on adiponectin levels, glycaemia and blood lipids in individuals with type 2 diabetes: a randomised, double-blind intervention studyMullner et al., 2013BackgroundLow adiponectin levels are discussed as risk factor for cardiovascular events. This is of special importance in individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) because they are at higher risk for … Continue reading Improving fat quality moderately increases adiponectin levels in T2DM-Ins subjects
Student learning and thus assessment is hindered by a number of barriers, including workload demands and case-mix.Work-based assessment: qualitative perspectives of novice nutrition and dietetics educators.Palermo et al.,BackgroundThe assessment of competence for health professionals including nutrition and dietetics professionals in work-based settings is challenging. The present study aimed to explore the experiences of educators involved in … Continue reading Student learnin…
Consumption of snack foods is generally associated with greater energy intake by virtue of the high fat and sugar content of typically consumed snack items. In their paper "Reasons for eating ‘unhealthy’ snacks in overweight and obese males and females" Cleobury & Tapper reported the findings of a 5-day study of 55 overweight and obese … Continue reading Why do obese people snack?
Reliability and validity of Web-SPAN, a web-based method for assessing weight status, diet and physical activity in youthStorey and McCargarBackground: Web-based surveys are becoming increasing popular. The present study aimed to assess the reliability and validity of the Web-Survey of Physical Activity and Nutrition (Web-SPAN) for self-report of height and weight, diet and physical activity by … Continue reading Highlight paper: Reliability and validity of Web-SPAN
On October 11th we had a meeting of the Editorial Board of the journal in London. The meeting was well attended with board members from as far afield as Australia present for some very useful discussions. A decision was made to broaden the scope of the papers which we publish. New highlight areas include: The … Continue reading Broadening horizons
Turnaround times for papers submitted to JHND are officially very speedy. At the moment our average time to first decision is 29 days, and to final decision is 49 days.