Barbara Morrongiello

Summary

Affiliation: University of Guelph
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Influence of safety gear on parental perceptions of injury risk and tolerance or children's risk taking
    B A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 8:27-31. 2002
  2. ncbi Understanding children's injury-risk behavior: wearing safety gear can lead to increased risk taking
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Accid Anal Prev 39:618-23. 2007
  3. doi "Do as I say, not as I do": family influences on children's safety and risk behaviors
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Health Psychol 27:498-503. 2008
  4. ncbi Managing children's risk of injury in the home: Does parental teaching about home safety reduce young children's hazard interactions?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1 Canada Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 71:194-200. 2014
  5. doi Advancing our understanding of sibling supervision and injury risk for young children
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Canada N1G 2W1 Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 96:208-13. 2013
  6. ncbi Only kids who are fools would do that! Peer social norms influence children's risk-taking decisions
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:744-55. 2013
  7. doi Examining parents' behaviors and supervision of their children in the presence of an unfamiliar dog: does The Blue Dog intervention improve parent practices?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 54:108-13. 2013
  8. doi "You have to listen to me because I'm in charge": explicit instruction improves the supervision practices of older siblings
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:342-50. 2013
  9. doi Are parents just treading water? The impact of participation in swim lessons on parents' judgments of children's drowning risk, swimming ability, and supervision needs
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 50:1169-75. 2013
  10. doi Results of a randomized controlled trial assessing the efficacy of the Supervising for Home Safety program: Impact on mothers' supervision practices
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 50:587-95. 2013

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. pmc Influence of safety gear on parental perceptions of injury risk and tolerance or children's risk taking
    B A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 8:27-31. 2002
    ..The extent of the child's experience with the activity and parental beliefs about safety gear efficacy were examined as possible moderators of extent of children's risk taking allowed by parents...
  2. ncbi Understanding children's injury-risk behavior: wearing safety gear can lead to increased risk taking
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Accid Anal Prev 39:618-23. 2007
    ..Moreover, those high in sensation seeking showed greater risk compensation compared with other children. Implications for childhood injury prevention are discussed...
  3. doi "Do as I say, not as I do": family influences on children's safety and risk behaviors
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Health Psychol 27:498-503. 2008
    ..The present study compared the impact of parent practices and teaching about safety on children's current behaviors and their intended future behaviors when they reach adulthood...
  4. ncbi Managing children's risk of injury in the home: Does parental teaching about home safety reduce young children's hazard interactions?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1 Canada Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 71:194-200. 2014
    ..These findings demonstrate that teaching strategies need to effectively enhance children's understanding of the safety issue in order to reduce children's risk of hazard interactions. ..
  5. doi Advancing our understanding of sibling supervision and injury risk for young children
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Canada N1G 2W1 Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 96:208-13. 2013
    ..Results revealed that sibling supervisors showed improved supervision but supervisee behavior did not vary across conditions. Implications for injury prevention and future research directions are discussed. ..
  6. ncbi Only kids who are fools would do that! Peer social norms influence children's risk-taking decisions
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:744-55. 2013
    ..The current research examined the impact of peer social norms on the physical risk-taking decisions of elementary-school children...
  7. doi Examining parents' behaviors and supervision of their children in the presence of an unfamiliar dog: does The Blue Dog intervention improve parent practices?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 54:108-13. 2013
    ..Young children are at particular risk for dog bite injuries. This study examined parents' supervision of and reactions to their children in the vicinity of an unfamiliar dog...
  8. doi "You have to listen to me because I'm in charge": explicit instruction improves the supervision practices of older siblings
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:342-50. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether explicitly instructing older siblings to supervise their younger siblings and prevent specific risky behaviors improves their supervision practices...
  9. doi Are parents just treading water? The impact of participation in swim lessons on parents' judgments of children's drowning risk, swimming ability, and supervision needs
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 50:1169-75. 2013
    ..Delivering messaging in the form of 'close-call' drowning stories may prove especially effective to impact parents' supervision practices in drowning risk situations...
  10. doi Results of a randomized controlled trial assessing the efficacy of the Supervising for Home Safety program: Impact on mothers' supervision practices
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 50:587-95. 2013
    ..These results provide the first evidence that an intervention program can positively impact caregiver supervision...
  11. ncbi A randomized controlled trial evaluating the impact of the Supervising for Home Safety program on parent appraisals of injury risk and need to actively supervise
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Health Psychol 31:601-11. 2012
    ..The current randomized, controlled trial evaluated the efficacy of this program for increasing parental appraisals of child-injury risk and the need to actively supervise 2- through 5-year-old children...
  12. doi An evaluation of The Great Escape: can an interactive computer game improve young children's fire safety knowledge and behaviors?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Health Psychol 31:496-502. 2012
    ..Using a pre-post randomized design, the current study evaluated the effectiveness of a computer game (The Great Escape) for teaching fire safety information to young children (3.5-6 years)...
  13. ncbi Supervision of children in agricultural settings: implications for injury risk and prevention
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Agromedicine 17:149-62. 2012
    ..Building on these findings, practical recommendations are provided to enhance the safety of children on farms and future research directions are discussed...
  14. pmc Motivational interviewing as an intervention to increase adolescent self-efficacy and promote weight loss: methodology and design
    Beverly Walpole
    Division of Endocrinology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:459. 2011
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  15. doi School-age children's safety attitudes, cognitions, knowledge, and injury experiences: how do these relate to their safety practices?
    B A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 14:176-9. 2008
    ..A variety of factors affect the safety and risk practices of school-age children, but rarely have multiple factors been considered simultaneously...
  16. doi Video messaging: what works to persuade mothers to supervise young children more closely in order to reduce injury risk?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Soc Sci Med 68:1030-7. 2009
    ..Implications for developing interventions that effectively communicate information about child-injury risk and supervision to mothers are discussed...
  17. doi Once bitten, twice shy? Medically-attended injuries can sensitise parents to children's risk of injuries on playgrounds
    B A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
    Inj Prev 15:50-4. 2009
    ..attended injury: (1) sensitise parents to children's injury vulnerability and severity; (2) influence parents' appraisal of the injury mechanism (child's behaviour), attributions for injuries or beliefs about strategies for prevention?..
  18. ncbi Identifying predictors of medically-attended injuries to young children: do child or parent behavioural attributes matter?
    B A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Inj Prev 15:220-5. 2009
    ..To investigate whether one can differentiate injured and uninjured young children based on child behavioural attributes or indices of caregiver supervision...
  19. doi Child pedestrian safety: parental supervision, modeling behaviors, and beliefs about child pedestrian competence
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 41:1040-6. 2009
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  20. doi Development of the BACKIE questionnaire: a measure of children's behaviors, attitudes, cognitions, knowledge, and injury experiences
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Accid Anal Prev 42:75-83. 2010
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  21. doi Early identification of children at risk of unintentional injury: a sensation seeking scale for children 2-5 years of age
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1332-7. 2010
    ..This study aimed to develop and evaluate the psychometric properties of a questionnaire measure of sensation seeking for young children 2-5 years of age...
  22. ncbi Sibling supervision and young children's risk of injury: a comparison of mothers' and older siblings' reactions to risk taking by a younger child in the family
    Barbara Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Soc Sci Med 71:958-65. 2010
    ..Implications for injury prevention and directions for future research are discussed...
  23. doi "I think he is in his room playing a video game": parental supervision of young elementary-school children at home
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:708-17. 2011
    ..Using a prospective design, this research examined supervision of young elementary-school children at home and how this relates to child injury, parent permissiveness, and children's risk-taking propensity...
  24. doi "Please keep an eye on your younger sister": sibling supervision and young children's risk of unintentional injury
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 16:398-402. 2010
    ..Parental supervision reduces young children's risk of unintentional injuries, but supervision by older siblings has been shown to increase risk. The current study explored how this differential risk of injury may arise...
  25. doi A measure that relates to elementary school children's risk of injury: the supervision attributes and risk-taking questionnaire (SARTQ)
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 17:189-94. 2011
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  26. ncbi Advancing our understanding of mothers' safety rules for school-age children
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
    Can J Public Health 102:455-8. 2011
    ....
  27. pmc Measuring parent attributes and supervision behaviors relevant to child injury risk: examining the usefulness of questionnaire measures
    B A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 10:114-8. 2004
    ....
  28. doi Brief report: Young children's risk of unintentional injury: a comparison of mothers' and fathers' supervision beliefs and reported practices
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:1063-8. 2009
    ..The present study compared first-time mothers' and fathers' supervisory beliefs and reported practices, and related these scores to parental reports of their child's history of injuries...
  29. ncbi Prevention of paediatric acquired brain injury: an interactive, elementary-school program
    B A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Ontario
    Can J Public Health 89:391-6. 1998
    ..Control group children responded similarly to how children in the intervention group responded on the pretest measure...
  30. ncbi Evaluation of the effectiveness of single-session school-based programmes to increase children's seat belt and pedestrian safety knowledge and self-reported behaviours
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 13:15-25. 2006
    ..Implications for future research and injury-prevention programming are discussed...
  31. ncbi Don't run with scissors: young children's knowledge of home safety rules
    B A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 26:105-15. 2001
    ..To examine 4- to 6-year-old children's knowledge of their parents' home safety rules and to identify predictors of children's home injuries...
  32. pmc The Parent Supervision Attributes Profile Questionnaire: a measure of supervision relevant to children's risk of unintentional injury
    B A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 12:19-23. 2006
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  33. ncbi Caregiver supervision and child-injury risk: I. Issues in defining and measuring supervision; II. Findings and directions for future research
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:536-52. 2005
    ..To discuss the role of caregiver supervision in child-injury risk, with attention given to definitional and methodological issues and outlining important questions to be addressed in future research...
  34. ncbi Understanding unintentional injury risk in young children II. The contribution of caregiver supervision, child attributes, and parent attributes
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:540-51. 2006
    ..To identify child and parent attributes that relate to caregiver supervision and examine how these factors influence child-injury risk...
  35. ncbi Understanding unintentional injury-risk in young children I. The nature and scope of caregiver supervision of children at home
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:529-39. 2006
    ..To examine the supervision that young children routinely receive when awake and at home with a parent...
  36. ncbi Understanding toddlers' in-home injuries: II. Examining parental strategies, and their efficacy, for managing child injury risk
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:433-46. 2004
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  37. ncbi Understanding toddlers' in-home injuries: I. Context, correlates, and determinants
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:415-31. 2004
    ..Regression analyses revealed that both child (i.e., risk taking) and parent (i.e., protectiveness) factors were significant determinants of child injury...
  38. ncbi Mothers' home-safety practices for preventing six types of childhood injuries: what do they do, and why?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:285-97. 2004
    ..To identify determinants of mothers' home-safety practices for preventing six types of common injuries to children (burns, poisoning, drowning, cuts, strangulation/suffocation/choking, and falls)...
  39. ncbi Finding the daredevils: development of a Sensation Seeking Scale for children that is relevant to physical risk taking
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada N1G 2W1
    Accid Anal Prev 38:1101-6. 2006
    ..Second, to develop both a parent-report and child-report version of the instrument...
  40. ncbi Infants' learning, memory, and generalization of learning for bimodal events
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Exp Child Psychol 84:1-19. 2003
    ..Results for Study 2 revealed generalization of learning of bimodal pairings under all stimulus conditions after a 1-week interval at 7 months of age. Implications of these findings for development of intersensory knowledge are discussed...
  41. doi "Practice what you preach": induced hypocrisy as an intervention strategy to reduce children's intentions to risk take on playgrounds
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building, 5th Floor, Guelph, Ont, N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:1117-28. 2008
    ..An intervention based on induced hypocrisy was conducted to reduce children's intentions to show fall-risk behaviors on playground equipment...
  42. ncbi A new approach to understanding pediatric farm injuries
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 65:1364-71. 2007
    ..The observed variations in risk factors suggest that interactions between behavioral and environmental factors are important to consider in studies of the etiology of pediatric farm injuries...
  43. ncbi Understanding children's injury-risk behaviors: the independent contributions of cognitions and emotions
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:926-37. 2007
    ..The present study sought to identify determinants of children's physical taking...
  44. ncbi Addressing the issue of falls off playground equipment: an empirically-based intervention to reduce fall-risk behaviors on playgrounds
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:819-30. 2007
    ..The present study evaluated the impact of an intervention to reduce fall-risk behaviors on playgrounds among children 6-11 years of age...
  45. pmc Psychological determinants of risk taking by children: an integrative model and implications for interventions
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 13:20-5. 2007
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  46. ncbi Older siblings as supervisors: does this influence young children's risk of unintentional injury?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada N1G 2W1
    Soc Sci Med 64:807-17. 2007
    ..However, poor compliance by the younger child when the older sibling was supervising predicted injury. Implications for childhood injury and directions for future research are discussed...
  47. ncbi Gender biases in children's appraisals of injury risk and other children's risk-taking behaviors
    B A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Exp Child Psychol 77:317-36. 2000
    ..With increasing age, school-age children develop a greater awareness of the ways in which boys and girls differ in risk-taking activities that lead to injury outcomes...
  48. doi Interactions between child behavior patterns and parent supervision: implications for children's risk of unintentional injury
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Guelph, Ontario N1G 3M9, Canada
    Child Dev 79:627-38. 2008
    ..Implications for preventing childhood injuries are discussed...
  49. ncbi Adult supervision and pediatric injuries in the agricultural worksite
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1149-56. 2008
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  50. ncbi Brief report: Increasing children's safe pedestrian behaviors through simple skills training
    Benjamin K Barton
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:475-80. 2007
    ..Hundreds of American children are killed and thousands more injured annually as pedestrians. Simple and effective interventions targeting behavioral changes in children are needed...
  51. ncbi The role of supervision in child injury risk: definition, conceptual and measurement issues
    Gitanjali Saluja
    National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes for Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7510, USA
    Inj Control Saf Promot 11:17-22. 2004
    ..The framework includes family and community characteristics and policies/regulations that may be important in caregiver decisions to use active or passive injury prevention strategies. Future research directions are discussed...
  52. ncbi The Stamp-in-Safety program: a behavioral intervention to reduce behaviors that can lead to unintentional playground injury in a preschool setting
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, CH 415, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:152-62. 2006
    ..To introduce and evaluate the Stamp-in-Safety program, a behavioral intervention designed to increase the quality of supervision by teachers on preschool playgrounds and to reduce the risk of unintentional child playground injury...
  53. doi Parenting behaviors and attitudes about supervision among parents of acutely poisoned children
    Kelly A Sinclair
    Division of Emergency Medical Services, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64113, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:135-8. 2008
    ..This study describes the supervision beliefs of parents of children with unintentional poisonings and examines the relationship between supervision beliefs, household composition, and parental age...
  54. ncbi Injury prevention in child and adolescent sport: whose responsibility is it?
    Carolyn A Emery
    Sport Medicine Centre, Roger Jackson Centre for Health and Wellness Research, Faculty of Kinesiology and Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 16:514-21. 2006
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