This study describes changes in body mass index z score (BMIz) and percent of 95th percentile (P95) between referral to pediatric weight management (PWM) and initial PWM visit. We conducted a prospective cohort analysis among subjects (n = 77) aged 5 to 11 years referred to PWM and compared height and weight at time of referral versus initial PWM v...
Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
Different types of parental stress may influence children's health behaviors and weight. The aim of this review was to systematically examine the relationships between parental stress and child obesity. We reviewed 27 studies published through December 2018 and classified parental stress as parents' general stress, parenting role stress, and life e...
Translational behavioral medicine
Despite our best efforts, pediatric obesity remains an important public health issue. Although many different approaches to address this condition have been utilized, few have achieved long-term success. Technology is increasingly being explored as a convenient and accessible method for delivering behavioral interventions. Stephens and colleagues r...
This work was supported by the Wellcome Trust (grant number 206194), the African Partnership for Chronic Disease Research (Medical Research Council UK partnership grant number MR/K013491/1) and the National Institute for Health Research Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (UK). EP is supported by the Gates Cambridge Trust.
Introduction: Obesity development is one of the most obvious - and at the same time, one of the most neglected - public health problems (WHO, 2018). Objective: The primary purpose was to investigate the understanding of the factors behind childhood obesity in a limited group of participants living in three areas in Viña del Mar, Chile; Reñaca Alto,...
American journal of health promotion : AJHP
To evaluate the effectiveness of in-person versus online Girl Scout leader wellness training for implementation of wellness-promoting practices during troop meetings (phase I) and to assess training adoption and current practices across the council (phase II). Pragmatic superiority trial (phase 1) followed by serial cross-sectional study (phase II)...
Health promotion journal of Australia : official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals
Journal of nutrition education and behavior
To determine preferred policies and programs to prevent obesity and diabetes as identified by parents and caregivers of 3- to 5-year-old Latino children. Constructs from the Social Ecological Model were used to develop 10 focus group and key informant interview questions. Community venues and schools in St Paul, MN. A total of 64 parents and caregi...
Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism
Background: The aim of the study was to analyze the secular trends in height, weight and body mass index (BMI) of children in a Turkish primary school in a 23-year time interval. Methods: The height, weight and BMI of 1099 children between 7 and 15 years old were measured. Data were compared to those of children of the same ages from previous measu...