Affiliation: Georgia State University
- Barriers and supports to implementing a nutrition and physical activity intervention in child care: directors' perspectivesRodney Lyn
School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
J Nutr Educ Behav 46:171-80. 2014..To explore the experiences of child care centers implementing a nutrition and physical activity (PA) program and identify supports and barriers as reported by center directors...
- Nutrition and physical activity in child care centers: the impact of a wellness policy initiative on environment and policy assessment and observation outcomes, 2011Rodney Lyn
Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, 856 Urban Life, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 10:E83. 2013..The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of a wellness policy and training program on the physical activity and nutrition environment in 24 child care centers in Georgia...
- Policy, systems, and environmental approaches for obesity prevention: a framework to inform local and state actionRodney Lyn
Division of Health Management and Policy, Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30302, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 19:S23-33. 2013..The article provides policy change resources and case studies to guide and support local and state efforts around obesity prevention...
- Statewide evaluation of local wellness policies in Georgia: an examination of policy compliance, policy strength, and associated factorsRodney Lyn
Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA30302, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 44:513-20. 2012....
- Assessment of mealtime environments and nutrition practices in child care centers in GeorgiaJoyce Maalouf
1 School of Public Health, Division of Health Management and Policy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Child Obes 9:437-45. 2013..The aim of this cross-sectional study was to describe the nutritional quality of foods served and the mealtime environment in 24 child care centers in Georgia...
- Validity of a continuous metabolic risk score as an index for modeling metabolic syndrome in adolescentsIke S Okosun
Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA
Ann Epidemiol 20:843-51. 2010....
- Continuous metabolic syndrome risk score, body mass index percentile, and leisure time physical activity in American childrenIke S Okosun
Institute of Public Health, College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:636-44. 2010..17) and vigorous (-0.42) LTPA levels was also observed (P<.01). The result of this study suggests that promoting LTPA at all levels of weight status may help to reverse the increasing trends of metabolic syndrome in US children...