Childhood Obesity

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 4, August

Adolescent Obesity and Inflammation in Relation to Colorectal Cancer Risk: Recent Findings and Future Implications
[Author Affiliation]Elizabeth D. Kantor. 1 Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA.Edward Giovannucci. 1 Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA. 2 Department of Nutrition,...
An Intervention to Enhance the Food Environment in Public Recreation and Sport Settings: A Natural Experiment in British Columbia, Canada
[Author Affiliation]Patti-Jean Naylor. 1 Institute of Applied Physical Activity and Health Research, School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.Dana Lee Olstad. 2 Centre for Health...
Association between Breastfeeding and Childhood Obesity: Analysis of a Linked Longitudinal Study of Rural Appalachian Fifth-Grade Children
[Author Affiliation]Amna Umer. 1 Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.Candice Hamilton. 2 Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Robert C. Byrd Health...
Change in Misperception of Child's Body Weight among Parents of American Preschool Children
[Author Affiliation]Dustin T. Duncan. 1 Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY.Andrew R. Hansen. 2 Department of Community Health Behavior and Education, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia...
Clinicians' Implicit and Explicit Attitudes about Weight and Race and Treatment Approaches to Overweight for American Indian Children
[Author Affiliation]Janice A. Sabin. 1 Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.Kelly Moore. 2 Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO.Carolyn Noonan....
Contextual and Cultural Influences on Parental Feeding Practices and Involvement in Child Care Centers among Hispanic Parents
[Author Affiliation]Noereem Z. Mena. 1 Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.Kathleen Gorman. 2 Department of Psychology, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.Kate Dickin. 3 Division of Nutritional Sciences,...
Energy Balance 4 Kids with Play: Results from a Two-Year Cluster-Randomized Trial
[Author Affiliation]Kristine Madsen. 1 School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.Jennifer Linchey. 1 School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.Dana Gerstein. 2 Atkins Center for Weight and...
Energy Contribution of Beverages in US Children by Age, Weight, and Consumer Status
[Author Affiliation]Rosanna P. Watowicz. 1 School of Health and Rehabilitation Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.Sarah E. Anderson. 2 Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.Gail L. Kaye....
Maternal Cultural Orientation and Child Growth in New Zealand Pacific Families
[Author Affiliation]Marilyn Tseng. 1 Center for Child Health, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand. 2 Kinesiology Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo,...
Maternal Feeding Goals and Restaurant Menu Choices for Young Children
[Author Affiliation]Sarah E. Domoff. 1 Center for Human Growth and Development, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.Allison Kiefner-Burmeister. 2 Department of Psychology, The University of Findlay, Findlay, OH.Debra A. Hoffmann. 3 Department of Psychology,...
Might Video Games Help Remedy Childhood Obesity?
[Author Affiliation]Tom Baranowski. USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.Address correspondence to: Tom Baranowski, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics (Behavioral Nutrition and Physical...
Prevalence of Compliance with a New Physical Activity Guideline for Preschool-Age Children
[Author Affiliation]Russell R. Pate. 1 Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.Jennifer R. O'Neill. 1 Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South...
Promoting Weight Maintenance among Overweight and Obese Hispanic Children in a Rural Practice
[Author Affiliation]Deborah Parra-Medina. 1 Institute for Health Promotion Research, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.Cynthia Mojica. 1 Institute for Health Promotion Research, University of Texas Health Science...
Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Obesity among Children and Adolescents: A Review of Systematic Literature Reviews
[Author Affiliation]Amélie Keller. 1 University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland ( HES-SO) , School of Health, Geneva ( HEdS-GE) , Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Carouge, Switzerland. 2 Research Unit for Dietary Studies at the Parker Institute...
The Impact of Family Rules on Children's Eating Habits, Sedentary Behaviors, and Weight Status
[Author Affiliation]Alyssa M. Lederer. 1 Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, Bloomington, IN. 2 Center on Education and Lifelong Learning, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana...
The Relationship between Obesity and Cognitive Performance in Children: A Longitudinal Study
[Author Affiliation]Amna Sadaf Afzal. 1 Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.Steven Gortmaker. 2 Department of Society, Human Development, and Health,...
The Role of Parenting Practices in the Home Environment among Underserved Youth
[Author Affiliation]Beth A. Conlon. 1 Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.Aileen P. McGinn. 1 Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.David...
Validation of the Out-of-School-Time Snacks, Beverages, and Physical Activity Questionnaire
[Author Affiliation]Stephanie Anzman-Frasca. 1 ChildObesity180, Tufts University, Boston, MA. 2 Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA.Rebecca Boulos. 1 ChildObesity180, Tufts University,...
Youth Whose Weight Exceeds Healthy Guidelines Are High-Risk Targets for Tobacco Prevention Messaging and Close Monitoring of Cigarette Use
[Author Affiliation]Meg H. Zeller. 1 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati OH.Jennifer Reiter-Purtill. 1 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Division of Behavioral...
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