Leigh Small

Summary

Affiliation: Arizona State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Physical activity of young overweight and obese children: parent reports of child activity level compared with objective measures
    Leigh Small
    College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    West J Nurs Res 35:638-54. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A systematic review of the evidence: the effects of portion size manipulation with children and portion education/training interventions on dietary intake with adults
    Leigh Small
    Center for Improving Health Outcomes for Children, Teens, and Families, Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 10:69-81. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A parent-directed portion education intervention for young children: Be Beary Healthy
    Leigh Small
    Center for Improving Health Outcomes in Children, Teens, and Families, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 17:312-20. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Pediatric nurse practitioners' assessment and management of childhood overweight/obesity: results from 1999 and 2005 cohort surveys
    Leigh Small
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix, AZ 85504, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 23:231-41. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The effects of gender on the coping outcomes of young children following an unanticipated critical care hospitalization
    Leigh Small
    Center for Improving Health Outcomes in Children, Teens, and Families, College of Nursing, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 14:112-22. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevention and early treatment of overweight and obesity in young children: a critical review and appraisal of the evidence
    Leigh Small
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Center for Improving Health Outcomes in Children, Teens, and Families, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 33:149-52, 155-61, 127. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The COPE Healthy Lifestyles TEEN program: feasibility, preliminary efficacy, & lessons learned from an after school group intervention with overweight adolescents
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, 500 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 21:315-22. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Improving the mental health, healthy lifestyle choices, and physical health of Hispanic adolescents: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Bernadette M Melnyk
    Center for Improving Health Outcomes in Children, Teens and Families, Arizona State University, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, 500 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    J Sch Health 79:575-84. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The COPE healthy lifestyles TEEN randomized controlled trial with culturally diverse high school adolescents: baseline characteristics and methods
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    College of Nursing, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:41-53. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Exploring the meaning of excess child weight and health: shared viewpoints of Mexican parents of preschool children
    Leigh Small
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 35:357-66. 2009

Research Grants

  1. PLAY! Parents Lead Active Youth
    Leigh Small; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Physical activity of young overweight and obese children: parent reports of child activity level compared with objective measures
    Leigh Small
    College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    West J Nurs Res 35:638-54. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint A systematic review of the evidence: the effects of portion size manipulation with children and portion education/training interventions on dietary intake with adults
    Leigh Small
    Center for Improving Health Outcomes for Children, Teens, and Families, Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 10:69-81. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint A parent-directed portion education intervention for young children: Be Beary Healthy
    Leigh Small
    Center for Improving Health Outcomes in Children, Teens, and Families, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 17:312-20. 2012
    ..This pilot study aimed to determine the effects of an intervention on nutrition knowledge, food parents serve, and children's dietary intake...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pediatric nurse practitioners' assessment and management of childhood overweight/obesity: results from 1999 and 2005 cohort surveys
    Leigh Small
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix, AZ 85504, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 23:231-41. 2009
    ..Recently, public and professional emphasis has been placed on addressing the increasing prevalence of childhood overweight...
  5. doi request reprint The effects of gender on the coping outcomes of young children following an unanticipated critical care hospitalization
    Leigh Small
    Center for Improving Health Outcomes in Children, Teens, and Families, College of Nursing, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 14:112-22. 2009
    ..A prior evaluation of the predictors of child coping outcomes following an unanticipated critical hospitalization revealed gender differences, which were explored in this study to examine patterns of behavioral change over time...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevention and early treatment of overweight and obesity in young children: a critical review and appraisal of the evidence
    Leigh Small
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Center for Improving Health Outcomes in Children, Teens, and Families, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 33:149-52, 155-61, 127. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The COPE Healthy Lifestyles TEEN program: feasibility, preliminary efficacy, & lessons learned from an after school group intervention with overweight adolescents
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, 500 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 21:315-22. 2007
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Improving the mental health, healthy lifestyle choices, and physical health of Hispanic adolescents: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Bernadette M Melnyk
    Center for Improving Health Outcomes in Children, Teens and Families, Arizona State University, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, 500 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    J Sch Health 79:575-84. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The COPE healthy lifestyles TEEN randomized controlled trial with culturally diverse high school adolescents: baseline characteristics and methods
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    College of Nursing, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:41-53. 2013
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Exploring the meaning of excess child weight and health: shared viewpoints of Mexican parents of preschool children
    Leigh Small
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 35:357-66. 2009
    ..In summary, parents involved in this group discussion readily associated overweight/obesity with poor mental and physical health; however, they were uncertain how they would "know" if their children were overweight...
  11. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of post-hospital adjustment problems in critically ill young children
    Leigh Small
    Arizona State University College of Nursing, Tempe, AZ, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:622-35. 2006
    ..Results suggest several risk factors that predispose children to poor outcomes following an unanticipated hospitalization that could be targeted for intervention to improve children's emotional and behavioral health...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mental health correlates of healthy lifestyle attitudes, beliefs, choices, and behaviors in overweight adolescents
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing, Tempe, Ariz 85287 2602, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 20:401-6. 2006
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to describe these relationships so that an effective intervention program to promote and sustain healthy lifestyle behaviors could be implemented...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reducing premature infants' length of stay and improving parents' mental health outcomes with the Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment (COPE) neonatal intensive care unit program: a randomized, controlled trial
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, 500 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1414-27. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Research evidence review and appraisal: pediatric central venous catheter care bundling
    Suzan R Miller-Hoover
    Arizona State University, College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 35:191-201. 2009
    ..This appraisal has resulted in clear and specific recommendations for evidence-based practice applications, and potential policy implications are outlined in this article...
  15. ncbi request reprint Over-the-counter cough and cold medication use in young children
    Teresa Ryan
    Phoenix Children s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 34:174-80, 184. 2008
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of parent-focused interventions in improving coping/mental health outcomes of critically ill children and their parents: an evidence base to guide clinical practice
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 30:143-8. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perceived knowledge, beliefs, skills, and needs regarding evidence-based practice: implications for accelerating the paradigm shift
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Center for Research and Evidence Based Practice, University of Rochester School of Nursing, NY 14642, USA
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 1:185-93. 2004
    ..g., belief that EBP produces quality outcomes) that are correlated with the extent to which nurses engage in EBP...
  18. ncbi request reprint Creating opportunities for parent empowerment: program effects on the mental health/coping outcomes of critically ill young children and their mothers
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e597-607. 2004
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of poor coping outcomes in children following intensive care hospitalization and stressful medical encounters
    Leigh Small
    University of Rochester School of Nursing, Genesee Health Service Pediatrics, Rochester, NY, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 28:393-8, 401. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint Mental health worries, communication, and needs in the year of the U.S. terrorist attack: national KySS survey findings
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    University of Rochester School of Nursing, NY 14642, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 16:222-34. 2002
    ..This first report from the KySS survey describes the child/teen and parental findings...

Research Grants1

  1. PLAY! Parents Lead Active Youth
    Leigh Small; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....