Childhood Obesity

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 5, October

A Conceptual Framework for the Expansion of Behavioral Interventions for Youth Obesity: A Family-Based Mindful Eating Approach
[Author Affiliation]Jeanne Dalen. 1 Oregon Research Institute, Center for Family and Adolescent Research, Albuquerque, NM. 2 University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM.Janet L. Brody. 1 Oregon Research Institute, Center for Family...
Adolescent Physical Education Class Participation as a Predictor for Adult Physical Activity
[Author Affiliation]Deepak Palakshappa. 1 Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.Senbagam Virudachalam. 1 Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2 Perelman School...
Association of Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol with Psychosocial Dysfunction in Children and Adolescents with Obesity
[Author Affiliation]Monica Serrano-Gonzalez. 1 Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.Charles McConnel. 2 Health Care Sciences and Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX.Mahmoud Bokhary. 3...
Body Mass Index Mediates the Effects of Low Income on Preschool Children's Executive Control, with Implications for Behavior and Academics
[Author Affiliation]Pooja Tandon. 1 Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. 2 Seattle Children's Research Institute, Seattle, WA.Stephanie Thompson. 3 Department of Psychology, Center for Child & Family Well-Being, University...
Comparing Current Practice to Recommendations for the Child and Adult Care Food Program
[Author Affiliation]Marlene B. Schwartz. 1 Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT.Kathryn E. Henderson. 2 Henderson Consulting, Guilford, CT.Gabrielle Grode. 3 Public Health Management Corporation, Philadelphia,...
Early Care and Education Settings Are Vital for Childhood Obesity Prevention
[Author Affiliation]Myra Jones-Taylor. Connecticut Office of Early Childhood, Hartford, CT.Address correspondence to: Myra Jones-Taylor, PhD, Connecticut Office of Early Childhood, 165 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, E-mail: myra.jones-taylor@ct.govMuch...
Early Childhood Screen Time and Parental Attitudes toward Child Television Viewing in a Low-Income Latino Population Attending the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children
[Author Affiliation]Karin M. Asplund. 1 School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.Laura R. Kair. 2 Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA.Yassar H. Arain. 3...
Evaluation of Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies and Practices in Child Care Centers within Rural Communities
[Author Affiliation]Jaime S. Foster. 1 Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.Dawn Contreras. 2 Michigan State University Extension, East Lansing, MI.Abby Gold. 3 Master's in Public Health Program, North Dakota State...
Healthier School Environment Leads to Decreases in Childhood Obesity: The Kearney Nebraska Story
[Author Affiliation]Kate A. Heelan. 1 Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, NE.R. Todd Bartee. 1 Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, NE.Allison...
Hispanic Parental Perceptions of Child Weight in Preschool-Aged Children: An Integrated Review
[Author Affiliation]Kristine I. Gauthier. College of Nursing, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO.Bonnie Gance-Cleveland. College of Nursing, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO.Address correspondence to:...
Impact of a Short-Term Nutrition Education Child Care Pilot Intervention on Preschool Children's Intention to Choose Healthy Snacks and Actual Snack Choices
[Author Affiliation]Laura S. Joseph. 1 Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.Amy A. Gorin. 2 Department of Psychology, Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.Stacey L....
"It Hurts a Latina When They Tell Us Anything about Our Children": Implications of Mexican-Origin Mothers' Maternal Identities, Aspirations, and Attitudes about Cultural Transmission for Childhood Obesity Prevention
[Author Affiliation]Rachel E. Davis. 1 Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.Suzanne M. Cole. 2 Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Public Health,...
Nutrition and Physical Activity Environments of Home-Based Child Care: What Hispanic Providers Have to Say
[Author Affiliation]Alison Tovar. 1 Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.Noereem Z. Mena. 1 Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.Patricia Risica. 2 Institute...
Predictors of Weight Loss in Young Adults
[Author Affiliation]Camille Bolze. 1 Centre de recherche CHUM, Montréal, Québec, Canada. 2 Institut de Santé Publique d'Epidémiologie et de Développement, Université de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France.Katherine Gray-Donald. 3 School of Dietetics and Human...
Preschool-Adapted Liking Survey (PALS): A Brief and Valid Method to Assess Dietary Quality of Preschoolers
[Author Affiliation]Mastaneh Sharafi. 1 Department of Allied Health Sciences, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.Heather Peracchio. 2 Department of Extension, College of Agriculture, Health and...
Prevalence and Recent Trends in Overweight, Obesity, and Severe Obesity among New Zealand Adolescents
[Author Affiliation]Jennifer Utter. 1 Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.Simon Denny. 2 Paediatrics: Child and Youth Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.Tasileta...
Reliability, Validity, and Diagnostic Value of a Pediatric Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis Scale
[Author Affiliation]Laura S. Kabiri. 1 School of Physical Therapy, Texas Woman's University, Houston, TX.Daphne C. Hernandez. 2 Department of Health and Human Performance and the Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX.Katy...
Social/Electronic Media Use of Children and Adolescents Who Attend the Pediatric Weight Management Programs of the COMPASS Network
[Author Affiliation]Robert Siegel. 1 Heart Institute, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.Angela Fals. 2 Florida Hospital for Children, Orlando, FL.Nazrat Mirza. 3 Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC.George Datto....
Testing Variations on Family-Style Feeding to Increase Whole Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among Preschoolers in Child Care
[Author Affiliation]Marlene B. Schwartz. 1 Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT.Meghan O'Connell. 1 Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT.Kathryn E. Henderson. 2 Henderson...
The Relationship between Parental Behaviors and Children's Sugary Drink Consumption Is Moderated by a Television in the Child's Bedroom
[Author Affiliation]Marlene B. Schwartz. 1 Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT.Kathryn Gilstad-Hayden. 2 Community Alliance for Research and Engagement, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT.Kathryn...
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