Childhood Obesity

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 6, December

A Qualitative Study of Successful Adolescent and Young Adult Weight Losers: Implications for Weight Control Intervention
[Author Affiliation]Chad D. Jensen. 1 Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.Kara M. Duraccio. 1 Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.Sanita L. Hunsaker. 1 Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University,...
Assessment of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior at Preschools in Cape Town, South Africa
[Author Affiliation]Samantha Jones. UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa.Sharief Hendricks. UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Sports...
Associations between Food Environment around Schools and Professionally Measured Weight Status for Middle and High School Students
[Author Affiliation]Xuyang Tang. 1 School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. 3 School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.Punam Ohri-Vachaspati. 2 School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University,...
Attrition and the Management of Pediatric Obesity: An Integrative Review
[Author Affiliation]Jasmine Dhaliwal. 1 Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.Nicole M.I. Nosworthy. 2 Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty...
Effective Interventions in Overweight or Obese Young Children: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
[Author Affiliation]Esther van Hoek. 1 Department of Pediatrics, Gelderse Vallei Hospital, Ede, The Netherlands.Edith J.M. Feskens. 2 Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands.Laura I. Bouwman. 3 Department of Social...
"I See Inspiration Everywhere": Potential Keys to Nurturing Healthy Obsessions by Very Successful Young Weight Controllers
[Author Affiliation]Kristen J. Caraher. 1 Department of Psychology, Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago, IL.Daniel S. Kirschenbaum. 2 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago,...
Parental Support for Policy Actions to Reduce Weight Stigma toward Youth in Schools and Children's Television Programs: Trends from 2011 to 2013
[Author Affiliation]Young Suh. Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT.Rebecca Puhl. Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT.Sai Liu. Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University,...
Retraction of "Modeling Potential Effects of Reduced Calories in Kids' Meals with Toy Giveaways"
Childhood Obesity is officially retracting the article entitled, "Modeling Potential Effects of Reduced Calories in Kids' Meals With Toy Giveaways," by Maysoun Y. Freij, Randall L. Sell, Anne K. Bozack, Linda J. Weiss, and Ana C. Garcia, which was published...
Slim by Design for Schools
Brian Wansink is well known as an expert on food environments, and a main component of his work has focused on school food. In his newly released book, Slim by Design,1 Dr. Wansink discusses "mindless eating solutions" that any school can take on to...
States Lack Physical Activity Policies in Child Care That Are Consistent with National Recommendations
[Author Affiliation]Kiyah J. Duffey. 1 Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. 2 LA Sutherland Group, LLC, Hanover, NH.Meghan M. Slining. 3 Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University...
Using the ANGELO Model to Develop the Children's Healthy Living Program Multilevel Intervention to Promote Obesity Preventing Behaviors for Young Children in the US-Affiliated Pacific Region
[Author Affiliation]Kathryn L. Braun. 1 Office of Public Health Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.Claudio R. Nigg. 1 Office of Public Health Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.Marie K. Fialkowski. 2 College of Tropical...
Why Dieting Should Die
[Author Affiliation]David L. Katz. Editor-in-Chief, Childhood Obesity; Director, Yale University Prevention Research Center, Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT.Address correspondence to: David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, Editor-in-Chief, Childhood Obesity,...
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