Journal Publications

Ng, Bennett K, Markus J Sommer, Michael C Wong, Ian Pagano, Yilin Nie, Bo Fan, Samantha Kennedy, et al. 2019. “Detailed 3-Dimensional Body Shape Features Predict Body Composition, Blood Metabolites, and Functional Strength: The Shape Up! Studies.” The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September, nqz218. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqz218.
Kennedy, Samantha, Phoenix Hwaung, Nisa Kelly, Yong E. Liu, Sima Sobhiyeh, Moonseong Heo, John A. Shepherd, and Steven B. Heymsfield. 2019. “Optical Imaging Technology for Body Size and Shape Analysis: Evaluation of a System Designed for Personal Use.” European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41430-019-0501-2.
Hwaung, Phoenix, Anja Bosy-Westphal, Manfred J. Muller, Corinna Geisler, Moonseong Heo, Diana M. Thomas, Samantha Kennedy, and Steven B. Heymsfield. 2019. “Obesity Tissue: Composition, Energy Expenditure, and Energy Content in Adult Humans.” Obesity, July, oby.22557. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.22557.
Heymsfield, Steven B., Phoenix Hwaung, Fernando Ferreyro‐Bravo, Moonseong Heo, Diana M. Thomas, and John M. Schuna. 2019. “Scaling of Adult Human Bone and Skeletal Muscle Mass to Height in the US Population.” American Journal of Human Biology, May, e23252. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23252.
Bourgeois, Brianna, Bo Fan, Neil Johannsen, Maria Cristina Gonzalez, Bennett K. Ng, Markus J. Sommer, John A. Shepherd, and Steven B. Heymsfield. 2019. “Improved Strength Prediction Combining Clinically Available Measures of Skeletal Muscle Mass and Quality.” Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle 10 (1): 84–94. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcsm.12353.
Wong, Michael C., Bennett K. Ng, Samantha F. Kennedy, Phoenix Hwaung, En Y. Liu, Nisa N. Kelly, Ian S. Pagano, et al. 2019. “Children and Adolescents’ Anthropometrics Body Composition from 3‐D Optical Surface Scans.” Obesity 27 (11): 1738–49. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.22637.
Heymsfield, Steven B., Diana M. Thomas, Anja Bosy-Westphal, and Manfred J. Müller. 2019. “The Anatomy of Resting Energy Expenditure: Body Composition Mechanisms.” European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 73 (2): 166–71. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41430-018-0319-3.
Ng, Bennett K., Yong E. Liu, Wei Wang, Thomas L. Kelly, Kevin E. Wilson, Dale A. Schoeller, Steven B. Heymsfield, and John A. Shepherd. 2018. “Validation of Rapid 4-Component Body Composition Assessment with the Use of Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry and Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis.” The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 108 (4): 708–15. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqy158.
Heymsfield, Steven B. 2018. “Energy Expenditure—Body Size Associations: Molecular Coordination.” European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 72 (9): 1314–19. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41430-018-0214-y.
Heymsfield, S. B., C. M. Peterson, B. Bourgeois, D. M. Thomas, D. Gallagher, B. Strauss, M. J. Müller, and A. Bosy-Westphal. 2018. “Human Energy Expenditure: Advances in Organ-Tissue Prediction Models: Energy Expenditure Model.” Obesity Reviews 19 (9): 1177–88. https://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12718.
Heymsfield, Steven B., Brianna Bourgeois, Bennett K. Ng, Markus J. Sommer, Xin Li, and John A. Shepherd. 2018. “Digital Anthropometry: A Critical Review.” European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 72 (5): 680–87. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41430-018-0145-7.
Liu, E.Y., M. Sommer, B. Fan, B. Ng, J. Mastick, and J.A. Shepherd. 2018. “3D Optical Models for Predicting Osteopenia, Sarcopenia, and Obesity Status in Women.” Journal of Clinical Densitometry 21 (1): 33–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocd.2017.10.038.
Shepherd, John A., Bennett K. Ng, Markus J. Sommer, and Steven B. Heymsfield. 2017. “Body Composition by DXA.” Bone 104 (November): 101–5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2017.06.010.
Lewiecki, E. Michael, John P. Bilezikian, Susan V. Bukata, Pauline Camacho, Bart L. Clarke, Michael R. McClung, Paul D. Miller, and John Shepherd. 2017. “Proceedings of the 2016 Santa Fe Bone Symposium: New Concepts in the Management of Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases.” Journal of Clinical Densitometry: The Official Journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry 20 (2): 134–52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocd.2017.01.001.
Bourgeois, Brianna, Dustin Latimer, Casey R Stannard, Laurel Romeo, Xin Li, John Shepherd, Bennett K Ng, and Steven B Heymsfield. 2017. “3D Imaging Technology for Human Body Size and Shape Analysis: Comparison of Three Different Acquisition Technologies.” The FASEB Journal 31 (1_supplement): 433.1-433.1. https://doi.org/10.1096/fasebj.31.1_supplement.433.1.
Bourgeois, B., B. K. Ng, D. Latimer, C. R. Stannard, L. Romeo, X. Li, J. A. Shepherd, and S. B. Heymsfield. 2017. “Clinically Applicable Optical Imaging Technology for Body Size and Shape Analysis: Comparison of Systems Differing in Design.” European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 71 (11): 1329–35. https://doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2017.142.
Ng, Bennett K., Markus J. Sommer, and John A. Shepherd. 2017. “Reversing the Relationship Between Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry and the 4-Component Model With 1 Sign Flip.” Journal of Clinical Densitometry 20 (4): 532. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocd.2017.08.004.
Shepherd, John A., Bennett K. Ng, Bo Fan, Ann V. Schwartz, Peggy Cawthon, Steven R. Cummings, Stephen Kritchevsky, Michael Nevitt, Adam Santanasto, and Timothy F. Cootes. 2017. “Modeling the Shape and Composition of the Human Body Using Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry Images.” PloS One 12 (4): e0175857. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0175857.
Hinton, Benjamin J., Bo Fan, Bennett K. Ng, and John A. Shepherd. 2017. “Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry Body Composition Reference Values of Limbs and Trunk from NHANES 1999-2004 with Additional Visualization Methods.” PloS One 12 (3): e0174180. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0174180.
Shepherd, John A., Steven B. Heymsfield, Shane A. Norris, Leanne M. Redman, Leigh C. Ward, and Christine Slater. 2016. “Measuring Body Composition in Low-Resource Settings across the Life Course: Body Composition-Low-Resource Settings.” Obesity 24 (5): 985–88. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.21491.
Ng, B. K., B. J. Hinton, B. Fan, A. M. Kanaya, and J. A. Shepherd. 2016. “Clinical Anthropometrics and Body Composition from 3D Whole-Body Surface Scans.” European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 70 (11): 1265–70. https://doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2016.109.
Ng, Bennett K., Bo Fan, Unhee Lim, Loic Le Marchand, Lynne Wilkens, and John A. Shepherd. 2016. “Body Shape and Fat Distribution From Whole-Body DXA Accurately Predict Metabolic Syndrome Across Sex and Ethnicity Subgroups.” Journal of Clinical Densitometry 19 (4): 527. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocd.2016.08.025.
Heymsfield, S. B., C. M. Peterson, D. M. Thomas, M. Heo, and J. M. Schuna. 2016. “Why Are There Race/Ethnic Differences in Adult Body Mass Index-Adiposity Relationships? A Quantitative Critical Review: BMI and Race/Ethnicity.” Obesity Reviews 17 (3): 262–75. https://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12358.
Lewiecki, E. Michael, Roland Baron, John P. Bilezikian, Robert E. Gagel, Mary B. Leonard, William D. Leslie, Michael R. McClung, and Paul D. Miller. 2016. “Proceedings of the 2015 Santa Fe Bone Symposium: Clinical Applications of Scientific Advances in Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease.” Journal of Clinical Densitometry 19 (1): 102–16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocd.2015.11.003.

Oral & Poster Presentations

Wong, Michael C., Phoenix Hwaung, Steven B. Heymsfield, and John Shepherd. 2019. “Using Derived Body Composition Equation vs System Specific Equations.” presented at the Obesity Week, Las Vegas, NV, November 5.
Shepherd, John, Kara Wong Ramsey, Michael Wong, Sheree Kuo, Serge Sergi, Pujades Rocamora, Michael Black, Brian Curless, and Steven B. Heymsfield. 2019. “Optical Imaging.” presented at the Body Composition Measurements from Birth through 5 Years: Challenges, Gaps, and Existing & Emerging Technologies, NIH Headquarters, May 30.
Wong, Michael, Bennett K. Ng, Ian Pagano, Andrea K Garber, Steven B. Heymsfield, and John Shepherd. 2019. “Using Body Shape to Predict Bone Mineral Content and Density.” presented at the 22nd International Workshop on Quantititative MSK Imaging (QMSKI), Chateau Lake Louise, February 25.
Liu, En Yong, Michael Wong, Bennett K. Ng, Nisa N. Kelly, Ethan Weiss, Dylan Lowe, Gertraud Maskarinec, et al. 2019. “Using Optical Body Shape to Predict Body Composition Change.” presented at the Obesity Week, Las Vegas, NV.
Panizza, Chloe E., Michael C. Wong, Nisa Kelly, Carol J. Boushey, Gertraud Maskarinec, and John A. Shepherd. 2019. “Association between Diet Quality and Visceral Adiposity among a Multiethnic Adult Population.” presented at the Obesity Week, Las Vegas, NV.
Ng, Bennett K., Markus J. Sommer, Yilin Nie, Bo Fan, Brianna Bourgeois, Christian Vaisse, Brian Curless, Steven B. Heymsfield, and John A. Shepherd. 2018. “Improved Diabetes Risk Prediction Using 3D Optical Imaging.” presented at the Obesity Week, Nashville, TN, November 15. https://2018.obesityweek.com/abstract/improved-diabetes-risk-prediction-through-3d-optical-imaging-compared-to-waist-circumference-and-bmi/.
Tian, Isaac Y., Bennett K. Ng, Markus J. Sommer, Yilin Nie, Bo Fan, Brianna Bourgeois, Christian Vaisse, Steven B. Heymsfield, John Shepherd, and Brian Curless. 2018. “Predicting Body Composition From Conventional 3D Photography.” presented at the Obesity Week, Nashville, TN, November 13. https://2018.obesityweek.com/abstract/predicting-body-composition-from-conventional-2d-photography/.
Piel, Michaela K., Markus J. Sommer, Bennett K. Ng, Brianna Bourgeois, and Natasha Din. 2017. “Shape Up! Study: Utilizing 3D Optical Body Scans to Accurately Visualize Body Fat Distribution.” presented at the Obesity Week, Washington, D.C., November 2. https://2017.obesityweek.com/abstract/shape-up-study-utilizing-3d-optical-body-scans-to-accurately-visualize-body-fat-distribution/.
Sommer, Markus J., Bennett K. Ng, Yilin Nie, Brianna Bourgeois, and Natasha Din. 2017. “Picturing Individualized 3D Body Shape Change from Fat Loss and Muscle Gain: The Shape Up! Study.” presented at the Obesity Week, Washington, D.C., November 2. https://2017.obesityweek.com/abstract/picturing-individualized-3d-body-shape-change-from-fat-loss-and-muscle-gain-the-shape-up-study/.