Childhood Obesity

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 2, April

Correspondence between Maternal Determination of Child Fullness and Young Children's Self-Determined Fullness Level: Results from a Standardized Laboratory Protocol
[Author Affiliation]Leslie A. Frankel. 1 Department of Educational Psychology, Univeristy of Houston, Houston, TX.Debbe Thompson. 2 USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.Thomas G. Power. 3 Department of...
Deletion of the MC4R Gene in a 9-Year-Old Obese Boy
[Author Affiliation]Lesley Turner. 1 Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.Anne Gregory. 1 Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.Laurie Twells....
Divorce and Eating Behaviors: A 5-Day Within-Subject Study of Preadolescent Obesity Risk
[Author Affiliation]Susan S. Mauskopf. 1 Department of Psychology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.Allison K. O'Leary. 1 Department of Psychology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.Adria Banihashemi. 1 Department of...
Effects of a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy-Based Immersion Obesity Treatment Program for Adolescents on Weight, Fitness, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A Pilot Study
[Author Affiliation]Kimberly N. Doughty. Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, Derby, CT.Valentine Yanchou Njike. Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, Derby, CT.David L. Katz. Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, Derby, CT.Address correspondence...
Evaluation of a Primary Care Intervention on Body Mass Index: The Maine Youth Overweight Collaborative
[Author Affiliation]Steven L Gortmaker. 1 Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA.Michele Polacsek. 2 School of Community and Population Health, University of New England, Portland, ME.Lisa Letourneau....
Factors Influencing Healthy Lifestyle Changes: A Qualitative Look at Low-Income Families Engaged in Treatment for Overweight Children
[Author Affiliation]Rochelle Cason-Wilkerson. 1 Children's Outcomes Research Program, The Children's Hospital, Aurora, CO.Shauna Goldberg. 4 Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO.Karen Albright. 1 Children's...
Heart Disease Prevention in Children: The Road to 2020
--Jamie Devereaux, Features EditorIntroductionThe American Heart Association is a well-respected nonprofit agency and opinion leader on cardiovascular health strategies in the United States. They provide scientific statements and practice guidelines...
If We Offer It, Will Children Buy It? Sales of Healthy Foods Mirrored Their Availability in a Community Sport, Commercial Setting in Alberta, Canada
[Author Affiliation]Dana Lee Olstad. 1 School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.Laksiri A. Goonewardene. 2 Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Government of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 3 Department of Agricultural,...
Increased Frequency of Dietitian Visits Is Associated with Improved Body Mass Index Outcomes in Obese Youth Participating in a Comprehensive Pediatric Weight Management Program
[Author Affiliation]Shelley Kirk. 1 Heart Institute, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.Jessica G. Woo. 2 Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.Margaret N....
Neighborhood Environment and Children's Physical Activity and Body Mass Index: Evidence from Military Personnel Installation Assignments
[Author Affiliation]Ashlesha Datar. 1 Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.Nancy Nicosia. 2 RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA.Elizabeth Wong. 1 Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research,...
Pacific Kids DASH for Health (PacDASH) Randomized, Controlled Trial with DASH Eating Plan Plus Physical Activity Improves Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Diastolic Blood Pressure in Children
[Author Affiliation]Rachel Novotny. 1 Department of Human Nutrition Food and Animal Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI. 3 University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Honolulu, HI.Claudio R. Nigg. 2 Department of Public Health Sciences, University...
Parental Control, Nurturance, Self-Efficacy, and Screen Viewing among 5- to 6-Year-Old Children: A Cross-Sectional Mediation Analysis to Inform Potential Behavior Change Strategies
[Author Affiliation]Russell Jago. 1 Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom.Lesley Wood. 1 Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies,...
Parent Binge Eating and Depressive Symptoms as Predictors of Attrition in a Family-Based Treatment for Pediatric Obesity
[Author Affiliation]Abby L. Braden. 1 Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA.Jennifer Madowitz. 1 Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA. 2 Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology,...
Raising Kids, in a Cultural Blind Spot
[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,...
The Development and Validation of the Childhood Obesity Prevention Self-Efficacy (COP-SE) Survey
[Author Affiliation]Natalie K. Cooke. 1 Department of Food, Bioprocessing, and Nutrition Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.John L. Nietfeld. 2 Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Counselor Education, North Carolina State University,...
The Relationship between Dietary Patterns, Body Mass Index Percentile, and Household Food Security in Young Urban Children
[Author Affiliation]Christine M. Trapp. 1 Division of Endocrinology, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford, CT. 2 Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT.Georgine Burke. 2 Department of Pediatrics,...
Weight Management-Related Assessment and Counseling by Primary Care Providers in an Area of High Childhood Obesity Prevalence: Current Practices and Areas of Opportunity
[Author Affiliation]Jennifer M. Nelson. 1 Wellness Department, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.Miriam B. Vos. 1 Wellness Department, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA. 2 Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine,...
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