William T Dalton

Summary

Affiliation: East Tennessee State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health behaviors and health-related quality of life among middle school children in Southern Appalachia: data from the winning with wellness project
    William T Dalton
    Assistant Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:677-86. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Family context as it relates to weight-related behaviors in preadolescent African American girls
    William T Dalton
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:269-79. 2011
  3. pmc Parent-Led Activity and Nutrition (PLAN) for healthy living: design and methods
    William T Dalton
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:882-92. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Broadening parental involvement in family-based interventions for pediatric overweight: implications from family systems and child health
    William T Dalton
    East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37604, USA
    Fam Community Health 31:259-68. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Brief report: weight dissatisfaction, weight status, and weight loss in Mexican-American children
    William T Dalton
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, PO Box 70649, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:673-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Family functioning and children's response to primary care treatment for overweight: a preliminary study
    William T Dalton
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 25:282-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The Winning with Wellness pilot project: rural Appalachian elementary student physical activity and eating behaviors and program implementation 4 years later
    Karen E Schetzina
    Department of Pediatrics, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:154-62. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Home food environment, dietary intake, and weight among overweight and obese children in Southern Appalachia
    Liang Wang
    From the Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Psychology, Pediatrics, and Family Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City
    South Med J 106:550-7. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing a coordinated school health approach to child obesity prevention in rural Appalachia: results of focus groups with teachers, parents, and students
    Karen E Schetzina
    Department of Pediatrics, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA
    Rural Remote Health 9:1157. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Go Slow Whoa meal patterns: cafeteria staff and teacher perceptions of effectiveness in winning with wellness schools
    Deborah L Slawson
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University, P O Box 70674, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    J Sch Health 83:485-92. 2013

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Health behaviors and health-related quality of life among middle school children in Southern Appalachia: data from the winning with wellness project
    William T Dalton
    Assistant Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:677-86. 2011
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is linked to health status in a variety of conditions. Less is known about the relation between quality of life and modifiable health behaviors, especially among medically underserved populations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Family context as it relates to weight-related behaviors in preadolescent African American girls
    William T Dalton
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:269-79. 2011
    ..To examine family context in relation to body image, weight concerns, and weight control behaviors in preadolescent African American girls...
  3. pmc Parent-Led Activity and Nutrition (PLAN) for healthy living: design and methods
    William T Dalton
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:882-92. 2011
    ..If proven to be effective, this approach may be an exportable model to other primary care practices...
  4. doi request reprint Broadening parental involvement in family-based interventions for pediatric overweight: implications from family systems and child health
    William T Dalton
    East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37604, USA
    Fam Community Health 31:259-68. 2008
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  5. ncbi request reprint Brief report: weight dissatisfaction, weight status, and weight loss in Mexican-American children
    William T Dalton
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, PO Box 70649, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:673-7. 2008
    ..To assess the association between weight dissatisfaction, weight status, and weight loss in Mexican-American children participating in a weight management program...
  6. doi request reprint Family functioning and children's response to primary care treatment for overweight: a preliminary study
    William T Dalton
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 25:282-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relation between family functioning and children's response to treatment for overweight in a primary care setting...
  7. doi request reprint The Winning with Wellness pilot project: rural Appalachian elementary student physical activity and eating behaviors and program implementation 4 years later
    Karen E Schetzina
    Department of Pediatrics, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:154-62. 2011
    ..Results suggest significant increases in daily pedometer steps and healthier food selections by students as well as teacher support for continued health promotion efforts...
  8. doi request reprint Home food environment, dietary intake, and weight among overweight and obese children in Southern Appalachia
    Liang Wang
    From the Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Psychology, Pediatrics, and Family Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City
    South Med J 106:550-7. 2013
    ..This study examined the relation of multiple aspects of the home food environment to dietary intake and body weight among overweight and obese children in southern Appalachia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing a coordinated school health approach to child obesity prevention in rural Appalachia: results of focus groups with teachers, parents, and students
    Karen E Schetzina
    Department of Pediatrics, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA
    Rural Remote Health 9:1157. 2009
    ..The program, modeled on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coordinated School Health (CSH) Program, includes a community-based participatory research approach to addressing the health needs specific to this region...
  10. doi request reprint Go Slow Whoa meal patterns: cafeteria staff and teacher perceptions of effectiveness in winning with wellness schools
    Deborah L Slawson
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University, P O Box 70674, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    J Sch Health 83:485-92. 2013
    ..This investigation determined perceived program effectiveness and impact on student's food purchases...
  11. pmc Primary care practice addressing child overweight and obesity: a survey of primary care physicians at four clinics in southern Appalachia
    NICOLE HOLT
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    South Med J 104:14-9. 2011
    ..Primary care providers are in a unique position to address the problem; however, little is known about attitudes and practices in these settings...
  12. doi request reprint Lifestyle interventions for youth who are overweight: a meta-analytic review
    Katherine M Kitzmann
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Health Psychol 29:91-101. 2010
    ..Clear evidence suggests that lifestyle interventions can be helpful in the treatment of youth who are overweight, but translational research is needed to address the gap between treatment research and clinical care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparisons between African American girls' and parents' perceptions of girls' weight concerns and weight control behaviors
    William T Dalton
    University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA
    Eat Disord 15:231-46. 2007
    ..However, more stringent agreement coefficients indicated generally poor concordance between girls and parents. The modified McKnight may be useful for assessing awareness of these issues...
  14. doi request reprint The prevalence of emotional and behavior problems in pediatric primary care serving rural children
    Jodi Polaha
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:652-60. 2011
    ..To examine the prevalence of parent-reported emotional and behavior problems in pediatric primary care clinics serving rural Appalachia using methods commensurate with studies of broader samples...
  15. pmc Parent report of child's health-related quality of life after a primary-care-based weight management program
    William T Dalton
    1 Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
    Child Obes 9:501-8. 2013
    ..The current study aimed to examine HRQoL in overweight or obese children after a 10-week primary-care-based weight management program, Parent-Led Activity and Nutrition for Healthy Living, in southern Appalachia...
  16. doi request reprint Joint effects of child temperament and maternal sensitivity on the development of childhood obesity
    Tiejian Wu
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, East Tennessee State University, P O Box 70259, Lamb Hall Room 149, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:469-77. 2011
    ..Findings may hold implications for childhood obesity prevention/intervention programs targeting parents...
  17. ncbi request reprint Self-reported versus actual weight and height data contribute to different weight misperception classifications
    William T Dalton
    From the Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and the Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, and the Department of Pediatrics, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City
    South Med J 107:348-55. 2014
    ..Furthermore, the accuracy of assigning weight status based on body mass index percentiles calculated from self-reported weights and heights was assessed by comparing them with actual weight status...
  18. doi request reprint Integration of behavioral health services in a primary care clinic serving rural Appalachia: reflections on a clinical experience
    Jennifer A Correll
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, USA
    Fam Syst Health 29:291-302. 2011
    ..Additionally, barriers to integration and recommendations for future training and practice are provided...
  19. doi request reprint A coordinated school health approach to obesity prevention among Appalachian youth: the Winning with Wellness Pilot Project
    Karen E Schetzina
    Department of Pediatrics, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    Fam Community Health 32:271-85. 2009
    ..In addition, the program was found to be acceptable to teachers, successfully implemented utilizing both existing and newly developed resources, and sustainable as evidenced in continued practice and expansion to other area schools...
  20. doi request reprint Treatment of eating disorders in primary care: a systematic review
    Suzanne Allen
    East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, USA
    J Health Psychol 16:1165-76. 2011
    ..Further research in primary care is needed to develop a standard of care for patients with eating disorders...
  21. ncbi request reprint Parental report of medication acceptance among youth: implications for everyday practice
    Jodi Polaha
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    South Med J 101:1106-12. 2008
    ..Given increasing interest in the translation of brief and effective interventions to the wider population, there is a need to examine medication acceptance in a normative sample...
  22. pmc Gender, smoking status, and risk behavior attitudes explain adolescents' patterns of nicotine replacement therapy use
    William T Dalton
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, United States
    Addict Behav 35:147-51. 2010
    ..Smoking cessation and prevention programs may emphasize appropriate NRT use, specifically within these populations...
  23. ncbi request reprint Improving the accuracy of weight status assessment in infancy research
    Wallace E Dixon
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, United States Electronic address
    Infant Behav Dev 37:428-34. 2014
    ..We also encourage basic science infancy researchers to include BMI assessments as part of their routine assessment protocols, to serve as potential outcome measures for other basic science variables of theoretical interest. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Changes in adolescents' sources of cigarettes
    Leslie A Robinson
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee 38152 3230, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:861-7. 2006
    ..This investigation used a two-year longitudinal design to determine (1) how adolescents' sources change and (2) whether the timing of smoking onset and duration of tobacco use predict the number and types of sources accessed...