Meizi He

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Using routine growth monitoring data in tracking overweight prevalence in young children
    Meizi He
    Public Health Research and Development Program, London, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:419-23. 2004
  2. pmc Are parents aware that their children are overweight or obese? Do they care?
    Meizi He
    Department of Human Ecology, Brescia University College, 1285 Western Rd, London, ON N6G 1H2, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 53:1493-9. 2007
  3. doi Understanding screen-related sedentary behavior and its contributing factors among school-aged children: a social-ecologic exploration
    Meizi He
    Public Health Research, Education and Development PHRED Program, Middlesex London Health Unit, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Health Promot 23:299-308. 2009
  4. ncbi Screen-viewing behaviors among preschoolers parents' perceptions
    Meizi He
    Middlesex London Health Unit, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 29:120-5. 2005
  5. doi Screen-related sedentary behaviors: children's and parents' attitudes, motivations, and practices
    Meizi He
    Public Health Research, Education and Development Program, Middlesex London Health Unit, Ontario, Canada
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:17-25. 2010
  6. ncbi Northern Fruit and Vegetable Pilot Program: a process evaluation
    Michelle Sangster Bouck
    Middlesex London Health Unit, London, ON, Canada
    Can J Diet Pract Res 72:14-22. 2011
  7. doi Children's perceptions of the Northern Fruit and Vegetable Program in Ontario, Canada
    Meizi He
    Public Health Research, Education and Development PHRED Program, Middlesex London Health Unit, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:592-6. 2012
  8. pmc The influence of the physical environment and sociodemographic characteristics on children's mode of travel to and from school
    Kristian Larsen
    Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 99:520-6. 2009
  9. ncbi Activity and obesity of Colombian immigrants in Canada who use a food bank
    Victor Ng
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
    Percept Mot Skills 105:681-7. 2007
  10. ncbi Linking childhood obesity to the built environment: a multi-level analysis of home and school neighbourhood factors associated with body mass index
    Jason A Gilliland
    Human Environments Analysis Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
    Can J Public Health 103:eS15-21. 2012

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Publications20

  1. ncbi Using routine growth monitoring data in tracking overweight prevalence in young children
    Meizi He
    Public Health Research and Development Program, London, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:419-23. 2004
    ..This study explored the feasibility of using routine growth monitoring data from physicians' offices for tracking the prevalence of obesity in children from two to six years of age in County of Middlesex and the City of London, Ontario...
  2. pmc Are parents aware that their children are overweight or obese? Do they care?
    Meizi He
    Department of Human Ecology, Brescia University College, 1285 Western Rd, London, ON N6G 1H2, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 53:1493-9. 2007
    ..To compare children's actual weight status with their parents' perceptions of their weight status...
  3. doi Understanding screen-related sedentary behavior and its contributing factors among school-aged children: a social-ecologic exploration
    Meizi He
    Public Health Research, Education and Development PHRED Program, Middlesex London Health Unit, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Health Promot 23:299-308. 2009
    ..To explore the factors that contribute to children's screen-related sedentary (S-RS) behaviors...
  4. ncbi Screen-viewing behaviors among preschoolers parents' perceptions
    Meizi He
    Middlesex London Health Unit, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 29:120-5. 2005
    ..Exploring young children's experiences with this modifiable behavior may be beneficial to the creation of a multifaceted program aimed at the primary prevention of obesity...
  5. doi Screen-related sedentary behaviors: children's and parents' attitudes, motivations, and practices
    Meizi He
    Public Health Research, Education and Development Program, Middlesex London Health Unit, Ontario, Canada
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:17-25. 2010
    ..To investigate school-aged children's and parents' attitudes, social influences, and intentions toward excessive screen-related sedentary behavior (S-RSB)...
  6. ncbi Northern Fruit and Vegetable Pilot Program: a process evaluation
    Michelle Sangster Bouck
    Middlesex London Health Unit, London, ON, Canada
    Can J Diet Pract Res 72:14-22. 2011
    ..The objectives were to determine how the program was implemented and to identify program facilitators and challenges...
  7. doi Children's perceptions of the Northern Fruit and Vegetable Program in Ontario, Canada
    Meizi He
    Public Health Research, Education and Development PHRED Program, Middlesex London Health Unit, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:592-6. 2012
    ..This study examined students' perceptions of and suggestions for the Northern Fruit and Vegetable Program, a free, school-based fruit and vegetable snack program implemented in elementary schools in 2 regions of northern Ontario, Canada...
  8. pmc The influence of the physical environment and sociodemographic characteristics on children's mode of travel to and from school
    Kristian Larsen
    Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 99:520-6. 2009
    ..We examined whether certain characteristics of the social and physical environment influence a child's mode of travel between home and school...
  9. ncbi Activity and obesity of Colombian immigrants in Canada who use a food bank
    Victor Ng
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
    Percept Mot Skills 105:681-7. 2007
    ..Of respondents, 73% reported being less active than before coming to Canada. This pilot study indicates that Latin-Canadian immigrants are a vulnerable group in need of acculturational support. Further study is warranted...
  10. ncbi Linking childhood obesity to the built environment: a multi-level analysis of home and school neighbourhood factors associated with body mass index
    Jason A Gilliland
    Human Environments Analysis Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
    Can J Public Health 103:eS15-21. 2012
    ..This study examines environmental factors associated with BMI (body mass index) levels among adolescents with the aim of identifying potential interventions for reducing childhood obesity...
  11. doi Environmental influences on physical activity levels in youth
    Patricia Tucker
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Rm 222, Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada N6A 5B9
    Health Place 15:357-63. 2009
    ..05). Greater access to recreational opportunities seem essential to facilitate youths' healthy levels of physical activity...
  12. ncbi Healthier snacks in school vending machines: a pilot project in four Ontario high schools
    Christine Callaghan
    Middlesex London Health Unit, London, ON, Canada
    Can J Diet Pract Res 71:186-91. 2010
    ..The HVMPP was evaluated using quantitative and qualitative measures...
  13. doi Impact evaluation of the Northern Fruit and Vegetable Pilot Programme - a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Meizi He
    Public Health Research, Education and Development PHRED Programme, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Nutr 12:2199-208. 2009
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  14. ncbi Prevalence of overweight and obesity in school-aged children
    Meizi He
    Public Health Research, Education and Development Program, Middlesex London Health Unit, Brescia University College, London, Ontario
    Can J Diet Pract Res 67:125-9. 2006
    ..Few published anthropometric data are available to indicate obesity prevalence in Canadian children. Obesity prevalence is reported for school-aged children in 11 London, Ontario, schools...
  15. ncbi Food insecurity and dietary intake of immigrant food bank users
    Timothy J Rush
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Can J Diet Pract Res 68:73-8. 2007
    ..The degree of food insecurity and dietary intake was examined in adult Colombians who are new immigrants to Canada and use a food bank...
  16. ncbi Barriers to breastfeeding in a Vietnamese community: a qualitative exploration
    Judy Sutton
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario and Public Health Research Education and Development Program, Middlesex London Health Unit, London, ON, Canada
    Can J Diet Pract Res 68:195-200. 2007
    ..Vietnamese women's breastfeeding experience and challenges were explored, as were their families' needs for prenatal and postpartum health professional programs and services...
  17. ncbi Preschoolers' physical activity behaviours: parents' perspectives
    Jennifer D Irwin
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London
    Can J Public Health 96:299-303. 2005
    ..To understand parents' perspectives of their preschoolers' physical activity behaviours...
  18. ncbi Can food banks sustain nutrient requirements? A case study in Southwestern Ontario
    Jennifer D Irwin
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:17-20. 2007
    ..Given this reliance, the purpose of this study was to compare contents of food hampers with Canadian guidelines, at a large urban food bank in Southwestern Ontario that intends to provide 3 days worth of food per person...
  19. doi The reliability and validity of using clothing size as a proxy for waist circumference measurement in adults
    Danielle S Battram
    Division of Food and Nutritional Sciences, Brescia University College, London, ON N6G 1H2, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36:183-90. 2011
    ..CS presents a reliable and feasible means of obtaining an estimate of WC at the population level in adults and predicting the percentage of the population at increased health risk...
  20. ncbi Preschoolers' dietary behaviours: parents' perspectives
    Patricia Tucker
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London
    Can J Diet Pract Res 67:67-71. 2006
    ..Preschoolers' dietary intake behaviours are described from the perspective of their parents...