Childhood Obesity

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 3, June

A Classroom-Based Physical Activity Intervention for Urban Kindergarten and First-Grade Students: A Feasibility Study
[Author Affiliation]Marina Reznik. 1 Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.Judith Wylie-Rosett. 2 Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine,...
A Community-Based Intervention Increases Physical Activity and Reduces Obesity in School-Age Children in North Carolina
[Author Affiliation]Sara E. Benjamin Neelon. 1 Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Duke University, Durham, NC. 2 Duke Global Health Institute, Durham, NC.Rebecca J. Namenek Brouwer. 2 Duke Global Health Institute,...
A Comparison of Fruits, Vegetables, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages, and Desserts in the Packed Lunches of Elementary School Children
[Author Affiliation]Alisha R. Farris. 1 Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blackburg, VA.Sarah Misyak. 1 Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blackburg, VA.Kiyah J. Duffey. 1 Department of...
A Positive Deviance Approach to Early Childhood Obesity: Cross-Sectional Characterization of Positive Outliers
[Author Affiliation]Byron Alexander Foster. Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.Jill Farragher. Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio,...
Child Care Provider Adherence to Infant and Toddler Feeding Recommendations: Findings from the Baby Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (Baby NAP SACC) Study
[Author Affiliation]Rachel E. Blaine. 1 Department of Nutrition, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA.Kirsten K. Davison. 1 Department of Nutrition, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA.Kathryn Hesketh. 2 University...
Differences in Cardiometabolic Risk between Insulin-Sensitive and Insulin-Resistant Overweight and Obese Children
[Author Affiliation]Unab I. Khan. 1 Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. 2 Department of Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.Aileen P. McGinn. 3 Department of Epidemiology and...
Factors Associated with Parent Concern for Child Weight and Parenting Behaviors
[Author Affiliation]Karissa L. Peyer. 1 Department of Kinesiology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.Gregory Welk. 1 Department of Kinesiology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.Lisa Bailey-Davis. 2 Center for Health Research, Geisinger Health System, Danville,...
Food Environments and Childhood Weight Status: Effects of Neighborhood Median Income
[Author Affiliation]Lauren Fiechtner. 1 Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA. 2 Division of General Academic Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston, MA.Mona...
Long-Term Outcomes Following the MEND 7-13 Child Weight Management Program
[Author Affiliation]Maria Kolotourou. 1 Mytime Active, Bromley, United Kingdom.Duncan Radley. 2 Leeds Metropolitan University, School of Sport, Carnegie Faculty, Leeds, United Kingdom.Catherine Gammon. 3 Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University,...
New School Meal Regulations Increase Fruit Consumption and Do Not Increase Total Plate Waste
[Author Affiliation]Marlene B. Schwartz. 1 Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT.Kathryn E. Henderson. 2 Henderson Consulting, Guilford, CT.Margaret Read. 1 Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, University...
Oblivobesity: Looking over the Overweight That Parents Keep Overlooking
[Author Affiliation]David L. Katz. Editor-in-Chief, Childhood Obesity; Director, Yale University Prevention Research Center, Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT.Arecent study reported in the British Journal of General Practice examined the correspondence, or...
Re: Estrada et Al., "Children's Hospital Association Consensus Statements for Comorbidities of Childhood Obesity"
[Author Affiliation]Ann O. Scheimann. 1 Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.Stephanie H. Abrams. 2 Children's Gastroenterology, Miller Children's Hospital, Long Beach, CA.Address...
The Gut Microbiome and Childhood Obesity: Connecting the Dots
--Jamie Devereaux, Features EditorThe field of study on the gut and the microorganisms living there could reshape what we know about human health. A seminal article on the topic describes it thusly: Human health can be thought of as a collective property...
Treatment of Child/Adolescent Obesity Using the Addiction Model: A Smartphone App Pilot Study
[Author Affiliation]Robert A. Pretlow. 1 eHealth International, Inc. , Seattle, WA.Carol M. Stock. 2 Buntain School of Nursing, Northwest University, Kirkland, WA.Stephen Allison. 3 Psychiatry Department, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia,...
Urban-Rural Differences in Childhood and Adolescent Obesity in the United States: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
[Author Affiliation]James Allen Johnson III. 1 Global Health Program, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL.Asal Mohamadi Johnson. 2 Department of Integrative Health Science, Stetson University, DeLand, FL.Address correspondence to: James Allen Johnson III,...
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