Childhood Obesity

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 2, April

Adolescent Report of Lifestyle Counseling
[Author Affiliation]Nicolas M. Oreskovic. 1 Center for Child & Adolescent Health Research and Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. 2 Department of Pediatrics, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, MA. 3 Harvard Medical School,...
Camp-Based Immersion Treatment for Obese, Low Socioeconomic Status, Multi-Ethnic Adolescents
[Author Affiliation]Marissa E. Carraway. 1 Department of Psychology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.Lesley D. Lutes. 1 Department of Psychology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. 2 Pediatric Healthy Weight Research and Treatment Center,...
Cost-Effectiveness of Family-Based Group Treatment for Child and Parental Obesity
[Author Affiliation]Leonard H. Epstein. 1 Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY.Rocco A. Paluch. 1 Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,...
Development of a Tool to Assess Adherence to a Model of the Division of Responsibility in Feeding Young Children: Using Response Mapping to Capacitate Validation Measures
[Author Affiliation]Barbara Lohse. 1 Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.Ellyn Satter. 2 Ellyn Satter Institute, Sun Prairie, WI.Kristen Arnold. 1 Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania...
Global Childhood Obesity Update
World Health Organization Europe Issues Childhood Obesity Action PlanThe World Health Organization (WHO) European Region has developed several initiatives to address childhood obesity and has prepared a report with tools that member states can use to...
Hot Papers in the Literature
From policy to practice: Strategies to meet physical activity standards in YMCA afterschool programsAm J Prev Med. 2014 Mar;46(3):281-288.Beets MW, Weaver RG, Moore JB, Turner-McGrievy G, Pate RR, Webster C, Beighle A.Background: In 2011, the US Young...
iPhone App Adherence to Expert-Recommended Guidelines for Pediatric Obesity Prevention
[Author Affiliation]Jessica R. Wearing. 1 Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS.Nikki Nollen. 1 Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of...
Launching a Wellness Revolution at Spelman College
[Author Affiliation]Beverly Daniel Tatum. Spelman College, Atlanta, GA.Address correspondence to: Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD, President, Spelman College, 350 Spelman Lane, SW, Box 616, Atlanta, GA 30314-4399, E-mail: BTatum@spelman.eduThe idea came to...
Maternal Infant Feeding Behaviors and Disparities in Early Child Obesity
[Author Affiliation]Rachel S. Gross. 1 Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY.Alan L. Mendelsohn. 2 Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, New York University School of...
New York City's Efforts to Address Childhood Obesity: What Works, Lessons Learned, and Plans for the Future
--Jamie Devereaux, Features EditorIn an interview with Childhood Obesity, Susan Kansagra, MD, MBA, discusses the city's initiatives to improve the nutrition and physical activity environments and support healthy eating and active living.New York City...
People, Projects, and Programs
Solveig A. Cunningham, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Her research focuses on matters pertaining to health, particularly obesity, and how it is affected by family and...
School-Based Physical Activity Promotion: A Conceptual Framework for Research and Practice
[Author Affiliation]Russell L. Carson. 1 School of Kinesiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.Darla M. Castelli. 2 Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.Aaron Beighle. 3 Department of...
The Feasibility of a Physical Activity Referral Network for Pediatric Obesity
[Author Affiliation]Kristine Madsen. 1 School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. 2 Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.Andrea Garber. 2 Department of Pediatrics, University...
Xanthine Oxidase and Cardiovascular Risk in Obese Children
[Author Affiliation]Harrison K. Tam. 1 Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy, Minneapolis, MN.Aaron S. Kelly. 2 Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis,...
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