Childhood Obesity

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 3, June

Accessibility over Availability: Associations between the School Food Environment and Student Fruit and Green Vegetable Consumption
[Author Affiliation]Yvonne M. Terry-McElrath. Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.Patrick M. O'Malley. Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.Lloyd D. Johnston. Institute for Social Research,...
A Journey to Support Environmental Change in Early Childhood
[Author Affiliation]Debbie I. Chang. 1 Vice President, Policy and Prevention, Nemours, Washington, DC.Julie Shuell. 2 Project Director, National Early Care and Education Learning Collaboratives, Nemours, Washington, DC.Allison Gertel-Rosenberg. 3 Director,...
A Systematic Review of Pediatric Obesity and Family Communication through the Lens of Addiction Literature
[Author Affiliation]Ashley Mogul. 1 Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC.Megan B. Irby. 2 Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC. 3 Brenner FIT ( Families In Training) Program, Brenner Children's Hospital,...
Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Are Elevated in Urban Minority Children Enrolled in Head Start
[Author Affiliation]Kathryn Brogan. 1 Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Florida International University, Miami, FL. 2 Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.Cynthia Danford. 3 Department of Health Promotion...
Childhood Obesity Trends: Time for Champagne?
[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,...
Discrepant Body Mass Index: Behaviors Associated with Height and Weight Misreporting among US Adolescents from the National Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Study
[Author Affiliation]Wasantha Jayawardene. 1 Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.David Lohrmann. 1 Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.Ahmed YoussefAgha. 2 Department of Epidemiology...
Energy Balance for Kids with Play: Design and Implementation of a Multi-Component School-Based Obesity Prevention Program
[Author Affiliation]Esther F. Myers. 1 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, Chicago, IL.Dana E. Gerstein. 2 College of Natural Resources and School of Public Health, Atkins Center for Weight and Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley,...
Global Childhood Obesity Update
European Union Adopts Childhood Obesity Action PlanThe European Union (EU) adopted the "EU Action Plan on Childhood Obesity 2014-2020" at a meeting preceding the conference "Nutrition and Physical Activity from Childhood to Old Age: Challenges and Opportunities"...
Hot Papers in the Literature
Mobile technology for obesity prevention: A randomized pilot study in racial- and ethnic-minority girlsAm J Prev Med. 2014 Apr;46(4):404-408.Nollen NL, Mayo MS, Carlson SE, Rapoff MA, Goggin KJ, Ellerbeck EF.Background: Mobile technologies have wide-scale...
Inter-Rater Reliability of a Food Store Checklist to Assess Availability of Healthier Alternatives to the Energy-Dense Snacks and Beverages Commonly Consumed by Children
[Author Affiliation]Betty T. Izumi. 1 School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR.Nancy E. Findholt. 2 School of Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University, La Grande, OR.Hayley A. Pickus. 1 School of Community Health, Portland...
Latino Children's Body Mass Index at 2-3.5 Years Predicts Sympathetic Nervous System Activity at 5 Years
[Author Affiliation]Abbey Alkon. 1 School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.Kim G. Harley. 2 Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley,...
People, Projects, and Programs
In a continuous effort to curtail the obesity epidemic, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Americans In Motion-Healthy Interventions (AIM-HI) program has taken a new and different approach in educating patients on healthy eating habits....
The Food Environment of Youth Baseball
[Author Affiliation]Megan B. Irby. 1 Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC. 2 Brenner FIT ( Families In Training) , Brenner Children's Hospital, Winston-Salem, NC.Marcie Drury-Brown. 1 Department of Pediatrics, Wake...
USDA Snack Food and Beverage Standards: How Big of a Stretch for the States?
[Author Affiliation]Jamie F. Chriqui. 1 Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.Elizabeth Piekarz. 1 Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.Frank J. Chaloupka....
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