Bettylou Sherry

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Attitudes, practices, and concerns about child feeding and child weight status among socioeconomically diverse white, Hispanic, and African-American mothers
    Bettylou Sherry
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:215-21. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Interventions to prevent or treat obesity in preschool children: a review of evaluated programs
    Dontrell A A Bluford
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1356-72. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Food behaviors and other strategies to prevent and treat pediatric overweight
    B Sherry
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Maternal and Child Nutrition, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717 USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S116-26. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of adolescent self-report of height and weight in assessing overweight status: a literature review
    Bettylou Sherry
    Maternal Child Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:1154-61. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends in state-specific prevalence of overweight and underweight in 2- through 4-year-old children from low-income families from 1989 through 2000
    Bettylou Sherry
    Maternal and Child Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:1116-24. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with low water intake among US high school students - National Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Study, 2010
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mailstop K26, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1421-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Characteristics associated with consumption of sports and energy drinks among US adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2010
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop K26, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:112-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Regular-soda intake independent of weight status is associated with asthma among US high school students
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K26, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:106-11. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Problem behavior, victimization, and soda intake in high school students
    Sohyun Park
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:414-21. 2013
  10. pmc Behaviors and attitudes associated with low drinking water intake among US adults, Food Attitudes and Behaviors Survey, 2007
    Alyson B Goodman
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E51. 2013

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Attitudes, practices, and concerns about child feeding and child weight status among socioeconomically diverse white, Hispanic, and African-American mothers
    Bettylou Sherry
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:215-21. 2004
    ..Further study is needed to verify racial/ethnic or income differences in attitudes, practices, and concerns about child feeding and perceptions of child weight...
  2. ncbi request reprint Interventions to prevent or treat obesity in preschool children: a review of evaluated programs
    Dontrell A A Bluford
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1356-72. 2007
    ..To identify effective programs to prevent or treat overweight among 2- to <6-year-old children...
  3. ncbi request reprint Food behaviors and other strategies to prevent and treat pediatric overweight
    B Sherry
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Maternal and Child Nutrition, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717 USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S116-26. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of adolescent self-report of height and weight in assessing overweight status: a literature review
    Bettylou Sherry
    Maternal Child Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:1154-61. 2007
    ..To examine the accuracy of self-reported height and weight data to classify adolescent overweight status. Self-reported height and weight are commonly used with minimal consideration of accuracy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends in state-specific prevalence of overweight and underweight in 2- through 4-year-old children from low-income families from 1989 through 2000
    Bettylou Sherry
    Maternal and Child Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:1116-24. 2004
    ..To document overweight and underweight state-specific prevalence and examine trends among 2- through 4-year-old children from low-income families...
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with low water intake among US high school students - National Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Study, 2010
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mailstop K26, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1421-7. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Characteristics associated with consumption of sports and energy drinks among US adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2010
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop K26, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:112-9. 2013
    ..These findings can help medical care providers and public health officials identify adults most in need of encouragement to reduce sports and energy drink intake and increase healthier beverage intake...
  8. doi request reprint Regular-soda intake independent of weight status is associated with asthma among US high school students
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K26, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:106-11. 2013
    ..However, this association needs additional research, such as a longitudinal examination...
  9. ncbi request reprint Problem behavior, victimization, and soda intake in high school students
    Sohyun Park
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:414-21. 2013
    ..To examine associations of problem behaviors and victimization with nondiet soda intake among a national sample of 16,188 US high school students...
  10. pmc Behaviors and attitudes associated with low drinking water intake among US adults, Food Attitudes and Behaviors Survey, 2007
    Alyson B Goodman
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E51. 2013
    ..Our objective was to describe the characteristics of people who have a low intake of drinking water and to determine associations between their behaviors and attitudes and their intake of water...
  11. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity is associated with obesity among US adults in 12 states
    Liping Pan
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, K 26, GA 30341, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1403-9. 2012
    ..These findings are consistent with previous research and highlight the importance of increasing access to affordable healthy foods for all adults...
  12. doi request reprint Characteristics of parents receiving counseling from child's doctor to limit child's sugar drink consumption
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:228-35. 2012
    ..Due to limited information on sugar drink counseling, characteristics of parents who reported ever receiving counseling from a child's doctor to limit a child's sugar drink intake were examined...
  13. doi request reprint Factors associated with low drinking water intake among adolescents: the Florida Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey, 2007
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1211-7. 2011
    ..Although study findings should be corroborated in other states and in a nationally representative sample, they may be useful in targeting adolescents for increased water consumption...
  14. doi request reprint Self-reported academic grades and other correlates of sugar-sweetened soda intake among US adolescents
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K26, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:125-31. 2012
    ....
  15. doi request reprint The association of screen time, television in the bedroom, and obesity among school-aged youth: 2007 National Survey of Children's Health
    Holly Wethington
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE Mail Stop K 26, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Sch Health 83:573-81. 2013
    ....
  16. doi request reprint The association of obesity and school absenteeism attributed to illness or injury among adolescents in the United States, 2009
    Liping Pan
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:64-9. 2013
    ..Thus, we examined the association between school absenteeism attributed to illness or injury and obesity among adolescents aged 12-17 years...
  17. doi request reprint Factors associated with sugar-sweetened beverage intake among United States high school students
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 142:306-12. 2012
    ..Our findings of significant associations of high SSB intake with frequent fast-food restaurant use and sedentary behaviors may be used to tailor intervention efforts to reduce SSB intake among high-risk populations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Recommended community strategies and measurements to prevent obesity in the United States
    Laura Kettel Khan
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 58:1-26. 2009
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among US adults in 6 states: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2011
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, Mailstop F77 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 11:E65. 2014
    ..Sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) intake is linked to weight gain. Our objective was to examine state-specific SSB intake and behavioral characteristics associated with SSB intake...
  20. doi request reprint Use of parks or playgrounds: reported access to drinking water fountains among US adults, 2009
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K26, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:65-72. 2012
    ..As a first step to determining the public availability of drinking water, self-reported access to water fountains in parks and playgrounds was examined...
  21. doi request reprint The impact of the availability of school vending machines on eating behavior during lunch: the Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1532-6. 2010
    ..Schools should consider developing policies to reduce the availability of less-healthy choices in vending machines and to reduce access to beverage vending machines...
  22. ncbi request reprint Health plans' role in preventing overweight in children and adolescents
    William Dietz
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:430-40. 2007
    ..Despite gaps in the evidence base, enough is now known to support aggressive steps to control this important public health problem...
  23. pmc Childhood obesity task forces established by state legislatures, 2001-2010
    Ashleigh L May
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE Mail Stop F 77, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E144. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to describe state-level, childhood obesity task forces in the United States created by legislation from 2001 through 2010...
  24. pmc Physician practices related to use of BMI-for-age and counseling for childhood obesity prevention: a cross-sectional study
    Holly R Wethington
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE Mail Stop K 25, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 12:80. 2011
    ....
  25. pmc Incidences of obesity and extreme obesity among US adults: findings from the 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Liping Pan
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:56. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of and recommendations for growth references for very low birth weight (< or =1500 grams) infants in the United States
    Bettylou Sherry
    Maternal and Child Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Pediatrics 111:750-8. 2003
    ..To determine the best available growth reference for evaluating the growth status of very low birth weight (VLBW; < or =1500 g) infants in the United States...
  27. doi request reprint The relationship of perceptions of tap water safety with intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and plain water among US adults
    Stephen J Onufrak
    1 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Obesity Prevention and Control Branch, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K 26, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Nutr 17:179-85. 2014
    ..The objective of the present study was to examine demographic differences in perceptions of tap water safety and determine if these perceptions are associated with intake of SSB and plain water...
  28. doi request reprint The validity of BMI as an indicator of body fatness and risk among children
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mailstop K 26, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S23-34. 2009
    ..We also examine whether these associations differ according to race/ethnicity and whether skinfold and circumference measurements provide additional information on body fatness or health risks...
  29. ncbi request reprint The association between an objective measure of physical activity and weight status in preschoolers
    Elizabeth S Metallinos-Katsaras
    Department of Nutrition, School for Health Studies, Simmons College, MA 02115 5898, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:686-94. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine the association between physical activity and BMI among racially diverse low-income preschoolers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Child-feeding strategies are associated with maternal concern about children becoming overweight, but not children's weight status
    Ashleigh L May
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1167-75. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Parent-child feeding strategies and their relationships to child eating and weight status
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Obes Res 12:1711-22. 2004
    ..Longitudinal studies are needed to test underlying causal pathways, including bidirectional causal models, and to substantiate findings in the presence of other obesity risk factors...
  32. ncbi request reprint To what extent is the protective effect of breastfeeding on future overweight explained by decreased maternal feeding restriction?
    Elsie M Taveras
    Center for Child Health Care Studies and Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2341-8. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the extent to which the protective effect of breastfeeding on future overweight is explained by decreased maternal feeding restriction...
  33. ncbi request reprint Maternal-child feeding patterns and child body weight: findings from a population-based sample
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:926-32. 2003
    ..Certain mother-child feeding patterns (MCFPs) may promote childhood obesity and/or disordered eating...