L L Birch

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Family environmental factors influencing the developing behavioral controls of food intake and childhood overweight
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:893-907. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Starting early: obesity prevention during infancy
    Leann L Birch
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, Noll Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Hershey, PA 16802, USA
    Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser 73:81-94. 2012
  3. pmc Does parenting affect children's eating and weight status?
    Alison K Ventura
    The Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:15. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Preventing childhood obesity: what works?
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:S74-81. 2009
  5. pmc Learning to overeat: maternal use of restrictive feeding practices promotes girls' eating in the absence of hunger
    Leann L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:215-20. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Food intake regulation in children. Fat and sugar substitutes and intake
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 819:194-220. 1997
  7. pmc Promoting children's healthy eating in obesogenic environments: Lessons learned from the rat
    Leann L Birch
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Physiol Behav 104:641-5. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the Child Feeding Questionnaire: a measure of parental attitudes, beliefs and practices about child feeding and obesity proneness
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies and Graduate Program in Nutrition, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appetite 36:201-10. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of food preferences
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 19:41-62. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of food acceptance patterns in the first years of life
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Proc Nutr Soc 57:617-24. 1998

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Publications82

  1. ncbi request reprint Family environmental factors influencing the developing behavioral controls of food intake and childhood overweight
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:893-907. 2001
    ..The crucial test of these theoretic models will be in preventive interventions...
  2. doi request reprint Starting early: obesity prevention during infancy
    Leann L Birch
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, Noll Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Hershey, PA 16802, USA
    Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser 73:81-94. 2012
    ..Based on evidence from such pilot interventions, we assess the plausibility of targeting behavioral factors in infancy and suggest next steps for early prevention research...
  3. pmc Does parenting affect children's eating and weight status?
    Alison K Ventura
    The Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:15. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Preventing childhood obesity: what works?
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:S74-81. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Learning to overeat: maternal use of restrictive feeding practices promotes girls' eating in the absence of hunger
    Leann L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:215-20. 2003
    ..Experimental findings causally link restrictive child-feeding practices to overeating in children. However, longitudinal data are needed to determine the extent to which restrictive feeding practices promote overeating...
  6. ncbi request reprint Food intake regulation in children. Fat and sugar substitutes and intake
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 819:194-220. 1997
    ..However, changes in macronutrient com..
  7. pmc Promoting children's healthy eating in obesogenic environments: Lessons learned from the rat
    Leann L Birch
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Physiol Behav 104:641-5. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the Child Feeding Questionnaire: a measure of parental attitudes, beliefs and practices about child feeding and obesity proneness
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies and Graduate Program in Nutrition, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appetite 36:201-10. 2001
    ..The CFQ is designed for use with parents of children ranging in age from about 2 to 11 years of age...
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of food preferences
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 19:41-62. 1999
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of food acceptance patterns in the first years of life
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Proc Nutr Soc 57:617-24. 1998
    ..These relationships should be pursued in future research...
  11. pmc Mothers' child-feeding practices influence daughters' eating and weight
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Graduate Program in Nutrition, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:1054-61. 2000
    ..Genetic and environmental factors produce the overweight phenotype. Nonshared environments appear to account for a substantial proportion of the population variance in overweight but remain largely unspecified and unmeasured...
  12. pmc Child and parent characteristics as predictors of change in girls' body mass index
    K K Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1834-42. 2001
    ..This study assessed predictors of change in girls' body mass index (BMI) between ages 5 and 7 y and familial aggregation of risk factors associated with childhood overweight...
  13. pmc Girls at risk for overweight at age 5 are at risk for dietary restraint, disinhibited overeating, weight concerns, and greater weight gain from 5 to 9 years
    Jennifer A Shunk
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies and the Graduate Program in Nutrition, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1120-6. 2004
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Reductions in entrée energy density increase children's vegetable intake and reduce energy intake
    Kathleen E Leahy
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1559-65. 2008
    ..Decreasing ED by incorporating more vegetables into recipes is an effective way of reducing children's EI while increasing their vegetable intake...
  15. doi request reprint Girls' early sweetened carbonated beverage intake predicts different patterns of beverage and nutrient intake across childhood and adolescence
    Laura M Fiorito
    The Center for Childhood Obesity Research, 129 Noll Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:543-50. 2010
    ..Information is limited on persistence of early beverage patterns throughout childhood and adolescence and their influence on long-term dietary intake...
  16. ncbi request reprint Validity of dietary restraint among 5- to 9-year old girls
    Jennifer A Shunk
    Graduate Program in Nutrition, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appetite 42:241-7. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Etiology of body dissatisfaction and weight concerns among 5-year-old girls
    K K Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appetite 35:143-51. 2000
    ..In addition, results suggest that the etiology of weight concerns in young girls may be linked to girls' subjective evaluations of their weight status (body dissatisfaction) in combination with weight concerns expressed by their mothers...
  18. pmc Diet quality, nutrient intake, weight status, and feeding environments of girls meeting or exceeding recommendations for total dietary fat of the American Academy of Pediatrics
    Y Lee
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E95. 2001
    ..dietary fat, dietary quality, nutrient intake, overweight, feeding practices, children...
  19. pmc Low inhibitory control and restrictive feeding practices predict weight outcomes
    Stephanie L Anzman
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 155:651-6. 2009
    ..This longitudinal study investigated whether early individual differences in inhibitory control, an aspect of temperament, predicted weight outcomes and whether parents' restrictive feeding practices moderated this relation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reducing the energy density of multiple meals decreases the energy intake of preschool-age children
    Kathleen E Leahy
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1459-68. 2008
    ..The energy density (ED) of an entrée affects children's energy intake at a meal consumed ad libitum. However, the effects in children of changing the ED of meals over multiple days are unknown...
  21. pmc Girls' dairy intake, energy intake, and weight status
    Laura M Fiorito
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1851-5. 2006
    ..These findings underscore the need for randomly controlled trials to assess the role of dairy in weight management...
  22. pmc Diet quality, nutrient intake, weight status, and feeding environments of girls meeting or exceeding the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for total dietary fat
    Y Lee
    Department of Human Development, Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
    Minerva Pediatr 54:179-86. 2002
    ..Findings reveal that mothers' use of controlling feeding practices are not effective in fostering healthier diets among children, and that mothers' own eating may be more influential than their attempts to control children's intake...
  23. pmc Weight status, parent reaction, and self-concept in five-year-old girls
    K K Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 107:46-53. 2001
    ....
  24. pmc Parental weight status and girls' television viewing, snacking, and body mass indexes
    Lori A Francis
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Obes Res 11:143-51. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether television viewing (TVV) provides a context for patterns of snacking fostering overweight in young girls from overweight and non-overweight families...
  25. pmc Dietary energy density predicts women's weight change over 6 y
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:677-84. 2008
    ..Dietary energy density (ED) is positively associated with energy intake, but little is known about long-term effects on weight change...
  26. pmc Weight status and psychosocial factors predict the emergence of dieting in preadolescent girls
    Meghan M Sinton
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 38:346-54. 2005
    ..The current study tested a longitudinal model predicting the emergence of dieting in girls (n = 183) at age 9 years using data from the same girls measured at ages 5 and 7...
  27. pmc Dairy and dairy-related nutrient intake during middle childhood
    Laura M Fiorito
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, 129 Noll Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:534-42. 2006
    ..To characterize patterns of dairy intake among girls in middle childhood...
  28. pmc Understanding reporting bias in the dietary recall data of 11-year-old girls
    Alison K Ventura
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, State College, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1073-84. 2006
    ....
  29. pmc Maternal weight status modulates the effects of restriction on daughters' eating and weight
    L A Francis
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:942-9. 2005
    ..To examine the effects of overweight and normal-weight mothers' restriction in child feeding on daughters' eating in the absence of hunger (EAH) and body mass index (BMI) change from age 5 to age 9 y...
  30. doi request reprint Parental influence on children's early eating environments and obesity risk: implications for prevention
    S L Anzman
    The Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:1116-24. 2010
    ....
  31. pmc Eating vegetables first: the use of portion size to increase vegetable intake in preschool children
    Maureen K Spill
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1237-43. 2010
    ..Serving larger portions of low-energy-dense vegetables at a meal could have beneficial effects on children's food and energy intakes...
  32. doi request reprint Developmental trajectories of girls' BMI across childhood and adolescence
    Alison K Ventura
    Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2067-74. 2009
    ....
  33. pmc Dieting, restraint, and disinhibition predict women's weight change over 6 y
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, Department of Nutritional Sciences and Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:33-40. 2009
    ..Although disinhibited eating is positively associated with higher weight in women, it is not known whether restrained eating and dieting moderate the influence of disinhibited eating on weight change...
  34. pmc Maternal influences on 5- to 7-year-old girls' intake of multivitamin-mineral supplements
    Yoonna Lee
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E46. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Restricting access to palatable foods affects children's behavioral response, food selection, and intake
    J O Fisher
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:1264-72. 1999
    ..The efficacy of restricting children's access to palatable foods as a means of promoting patterns of moderate intake of those foods is unknown...
  36. ncbi request reprint Nutritional guidance is needed during dietary transition in early childhood
    M F Picciano
    Department of Nutrition and Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Pediatrics 106:109-14. 2000
    ..To assess dietary nutritional quality during dietary transition to a modified adult-style diet in the second year of life...
  37. ncbi request reprint Predictors of maternal child-feeding style: maternal and child characteristics
    L A Francis
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA
    Appetite 37:231-43. 2001
    ..Non-overweight mothers' child-feeding styles appeared to be influenced by distorted perceptions of and concerns for children, as well as distorted self-perceptions...
  38. pmc Girls' calcium intake is associated with bone mineral content during middle childhood
    Laura M Fiorito
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Nutr 136:1281-6. 2006
    ..Results from the present study provide new longitudinal evidence that calcium intake, especially calcium from dairy foods, can have a favorable effect on girls' TBBMC during middle childhood...
  39. ncbi request reprint Food portions are positively related to energy intake and body weight in early childhood
    Kristen L McConahy
    Departments of Nutrition and Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 140:340-7. 2002
    ..To identify portion sizes (quantity ingested at a meal/snack) of foods commonly consumed in early childhood, temporal stability, and relations to energy intake, weight status, and sociodemographic characteristics...
  40. pmc Childhood overweight: a contextual model and recommendations for future research
    K K Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, 110 Henderson Building South, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Obes Rev 2:159-71. 2001
    ....
  41. pmc Advanced pubertal status at age 11 and lower physical activity in adolescent girls
    Birgitta L Baker
    Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 151:488-93. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between pubertal timing and physical activity...
  42. 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
    ....
  43. pmc Identification and prediction of latent classes of weight-loss strategies among women
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:833-40. 2010
    ..This person-centered approach provides a measure weight-control status, where the different statuses are characterized by particular combinations of healthy and unhealthy weight-loss strategies...
  44. pmc Parent overweight predicts daughters' increase in BMI and disinhibited overeating from 5 to 13 years
    Lori A Francis
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, 315 East Health and Human Development Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1544-53. 2007
    ..To assess whether parental overweight status and disinhibited overeating are predictive of daughters' accelerated weight gain and disinhibited overeating...
  45. ncbi request reprint Reducing the energy density of an entrée decreases children's energy intake at lunch
    Kathleen E Leahy
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 6501, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:41-8. 2008
    ..Strategies need to be developed to reduce preschool children's energy intake...
  46. pmc Plausible reports of energy intake may predict body mass index in pre-adolescent girls
    Jennifer S Savage
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:131-5. 2008
    ..A relatively simple analytical procedure can be used to identify the magnitude and nature of reporting bias in dietary data...
  47. doi request reprint High body mass index percentile accurately reflects excess adiposity in white girls
    Cynthia J Bartok
    Department of Kinesiology and Center for Childhood Obesity Research, 101 Noll Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:437-41. 2011
    ....
  48. pmc Preventing obesity during infancy: a pilot study
    Ian M Paul
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:353-61. 2011
    ..This suggests that multicomponent behavioral interventions may have potential for long-term obesity prevention (ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00359242)...
  49. doi request reprint Stability and change in snack food likes and dislikes from 5 to 11 years
    BRANDI Y ROLLINS
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, 129 Noll Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appetite 55:371-3. 2010
    ..Liking of 10 palatable snack foods was assessed biennially. Girls' liking and rank-order liking of snack foods were modestly stable from age 5 to 11, and there was a tendency for initially disliked foods to become more liked...
  50. pmc Beverage intake of girls at age 5 y predicts adiposity and weight status in childhood and adolescence
    Laura M Fiorito
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:935-42. 2009
    ..Increased consumption of sweetened beverage has been linked to higher energy intake and adiposity in childhood...
  51. doi request reprint Patterns of weight control strategies predict differences in women's 4-year weight gain
    Jennifer S Savage
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:513-20. 2010
    ..These findings provide evidence that self-reported weight control attempts do not necessarily lead to large weight gains; rather the amount of weight gain may depend on the type of weight control strategies that women are practicing...
  52. pmc Parental influence on eating behavior: conception to adolescence
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 35:22-34. 2007
    ..To meet the challenge of promoting healthy weight in children in the current eating environment, parents need guidance regarding alternatives to traditional feeding practices...
  53. pmc Maternal influences on daughters' restrained eating behavior
    Lori A Francis
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Psychol 24:548-54. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that mothers' preoccupation with weight and eating, via attempts to influence daughters' weight and eating, may place daughters at risk for developing problematic eating behaviors...
  54. pmc Does eating during television viewing affect preschool children's intake?
    Lori A Francis
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, 315 East Health and Human Development Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:598-600. 2006
    ..TV viewing may either increase or reduce children's intake, depending on prior experience with eating during TV viewing...
  55. pmc Participation in aesthetic sports and girls' weight concerns at ages 5 and 7 years
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 31:312-7. 2002
    ..The relationship between participation in aesthetic, or appearance-oriented, sports and weight concerns was assessed among young girls...
  56. ncbi request reprint A reliable, valid questionnaire indicates that preference for dietary fat declines when following a reduced-fat diet
    Jenny H Ledikwe
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 226 Henderson Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appetite 49:74-83. 2007
    ..The Fat Preference Questionnaire is a stable, easily-administered instrument that can be used in research and clinical settings...
  57. pmc A longitudinal examination of patterns in girls' weight concerns and body dissatisfaction from ages 5 to 9 years
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, S 110 Henderson Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 33:320-32. 2003
    ....
  58. pmc Predictors and consequences of food neophobia and pickiness in young girls
    Amy T Galloway
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, S 110 South Henderson Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:692-8. 2003
    ..We examined relationships between food neophobia and pickiness and assessed whether these variables predicted girls' vegetable consumption and predictors of food neophobia and pickiness...
  59. ncbi request reprint Gender and weight concerns in early and middle adolescence: links with well-being and family characteristics
    S M McHale
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    J Clin Child Psychol 30:338-48. 2001
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Specific social influences on the acceptance of novel foods in 2-5-year-old children
    Elsa Addessi
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, S 110 Henderson Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appetite 45:264-71. 2005
    ..These data indicate that children are more likely to eat new food if others are eating the same type of food than when others are merely present or eating another kind of food...
  61. doi request reprint External influences on children's self-served portions at meals
    J O Fisher
    Department of Public Health, Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:954-60. 2013
    ..A secondary objective was to identify child and family predictors of self-served entree portion sizes...
  62. pmc Risk profiles for metabolic syndrome in a nonclinical sample of adolescent girls
    Alison K Ventura
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2434-42. 2006
    ..The purpose of this work was to describe risk profiles for metabolic syndrome during adolescence and identify the childhood antecedents for these profiles among a nonclinical sample of non-Hispanic, white girls...
  63. pmc Parents' activity-related parenting practices predict girls' physical activity
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    University at Albany, SUNY, School of Public Health, Rennselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1589-95. 2003
    ....
  64. pmc Eating in the absence of hunger and overweight in girls from 5 to 7 y of age
    Jennifer Orlet Fisher
    Department of Pediatrics, US Department of Agriculture Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:226-31. 2002
    ..Eating when exposed to large portions of palatable foods in the absence of hunger has been suggested to contribute to overweight...
  65. ncbi request reprint Relation between mothers' child-feeding practices and children's adiposity
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, The University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:581-6. 2002
    ..The prevalence of obesity in American children is currently estimated to be 25%. Poor nutritional habits during childhood have been directly related to pediatric obesity...
  66. pmc Parental pressure, dietary patterns, and weight status among girls who are "picky eaters"
    Amy T Galloway
    Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:541-8. 2005
    ....
  67. pmc Children's bite size and intake of an entrée are greater with large portions than with age-appropriate or self-selected portions
    Jennifer Orlet Fisher
    US Department of Agriculture Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1164-70. 2003
    ..Whether large portion sizes affect children's eating behavior has rarely been studied...
  68. pmc Links between parents' and girls' television viewing behaviors: a longitudinal examination
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, State University of New York at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    J Pediatr 147:436-42. 2005
    ..This longitudinal study examines links between parents' television (TV)-related parenting practices and their daughter's daily TV viewing hours...
  69. 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...
  70. pmc Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between TV viewing and girls' body mass index, overweight status, and percentage of body fat
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, New York, USA
    J Pediatr 149:32-7. 2006
    ..To assess cross-sectional and longitudinal relations between television (TV) viewing and girls' body mass index (BMI), weight status, and percentage of body fat...
  71. pmc Effects of portion size and energy density on young children's intake at a meal
    Jennifer O Fisher
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 70030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:174-9. 2007
    ..Entrée portion size has been shown to influence energy intake at meals by young children. The role of energy density (ED) in children's response to portion size, however, is unknown...
  72. pmc Child feeding practices and the etiology of obesity
    Leann L Birch
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:343-4. 2006
  73. pmc A longitudinal assessment of the links between physical activity and self-esteem in early adolescent non-Hispanic females
    Dorothy L Schmalz
    Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29634, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:559-65. 2007
    ..In this study, we use data from a longitudinal study to explore the links between participation in physical activity and global self-esteem among girls from childhood into early adolescence and the direction of this relationship...
  74. ncbi request reprint Portion size effects on daily energy intake in low-income Hispanic and African American children and their mothers
    Jennifer O Fisher
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1709-16. 2007
    ..Portion size influences children's energy intakes at meals, but effects on daily intake are unknown...
  75. pmc 'Finish your soup': counterproductive effects of pressuring children to eat on intake and affect
    Amy T Galloway
    Department of Psychology, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608, USA
    Appetite 46:318-23. 2006
    ..These data provide experimental evidence supporting previous correlational research indicating that pressure can have negative effects on children's affective responses to and intake of healthy foods...
  76. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the child-feeding questionnaire among parents of adolescents
    Harsohena Kaur
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, 66160, USA
    Appetite 47:36-45. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the psychometric properties of the modified CFQ tested among parents of a multi-ethnic adolescent sample were similar to those of the original CFQ...
  77. pmc Reexamining obesigenic families: parents' obesity-related behaviors predict girls' change in BMI
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany, State University of New York, One University Place, Room 183, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Obes Res 13:1980-90. 2005
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  78. pmc Pathways linking perceived athletic competence and parental support at age 9 years to girls' physical activity at age 11 years
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer 12144, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 77:23-31. 2006
    ..Findings highlight the importance of encouraging parents to make a special effort to support physical activity among girls who do not perceive themselves as being athletically competent...
  79. ncbi request reprint Family food environments of 5-6-year-old-children: does socioeconomic status make a difference?
    Karen Campbell
    Physical Activity and Nutrition Research Group, School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 11:S553-61. 2002
  80. pmc Meeting calcium recommendations during middle childhood reflects mother-daughter beverage choices and predicts bone mineral status
    Jennifer O Fisher
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 70030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:698-706. 2004
    ..Longitudinal data regarding the influence of beverage intakes on calcium adequacy are lacking...
  81. pmc Why are early maturing girls less active? Links between pubertal development, psychological well-being, and physical activity among girls at ages 11 and 13
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12309, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:2391-404. 2007
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  82. ncbi request reprint Dietary recommendations for children and adolescents: a guide for practitioners: consensus statement from the American Heart Association
    Samuel S Gidding
    Circulation 112:2061-75. 2005
    ..This scientific statement summarizes current available information on cardiovascular nutrition in children and makes recommendations for both primordial and primary prevention of cardiovascular disease beginning at a young age...