Karen E Schetzina
Affiliation: East Tennessee State University
- A coordinated school health approach to obesity prevention among Appalachian youth: the Winning with Wellness Pilot ProjectKaren 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...
- Developing a coordinated school health approach to child obesity prevention in rural Appalachia: results of focus groups with teachers, parents, and studentsKaren 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...
- The Winning with Wellness pilot project: rural Appalachian elementary student physical activity and eating behaviors and program implementation 4 years laterKaren 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...
- Parent-Led Activity and Nutrition (PLAN) for healthy living: design and methodsWilliam 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...
- Health behaviors and health-related quality of life among middle school children in Southern Appalachia: data from the winning with wellness projectWilliam 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...
- Primary care practice addressing child overweight and obesity: a survey of primary care physicians at four clinics in southern AppalachiaNICOLE 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...
- Recommendations for treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesityBonnie A Spear
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
Pediatrics 120:S254-88. 2007....