Lori A Francis

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Adrenocortical regulation, eating in the absence of hunger and BMI in young children
    L A Francis
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, 315 East Health and Human Development Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appetite 64:32-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Self-regulation and rapid weight gain in children from age 3 to 12 years
    Lori A Francis
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:297-302. 2009
  3. 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
  4. pmc The beneficial effect of family meals on obesity differs by race, sex, and household education: the national survey of children's health, 2003-2004
    BRANDI Y ROLLINS
    Department of Human Developmentand Family Studies, Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1335-9. 2010
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc National School Lunch Program participation and sex differences in body mass index trajectories of children from low-income families
    Daphne C Hernandez
    Department of Human Development Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:346-53. 2011
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Diet quality, added sugar, and dietary fiber intakes in American preschoolers
    Sibylle Kranz
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Pediatr Dent 28:164-71; discussion 192-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Adrenocortical regulation, eating in the absence of hunger and BMI in young children
    L A Francis
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, 315 East Health and Human Development Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appetite 64:32-8. 2013
    ..The results suggest that cortisol AUCi in response to psychosocial stress may be linked to problems with energy balance in children, with some variation by age...
  2. doi request reprint Self-regulation and rapid weight gain in children from age 3 to 12 years
    Lori A Francis
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:297-302. 2009
    ..Self-regulation failure, or the inability to control an impulse or behavior, has been implicated as a mechanism in the development of overweight...
  3. 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...
  4. pmc The beneficial effect of family meals on obesity differs by race, sex, and household education: the national survey of children's health, 2003-2004
    BRANDI Y ROLLINS
    Department of Human Developmentand Family Studies, Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1335-9. 2010
    ..Greater emphasis is needed in future research on assessing why this association differs among different race/ethnic groups, and evaluating the influence of the quality and quantity of family meals on child obesity...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc National School Lunch Program participation and sex differences in body mass index trajectories of children from low-income families
    Daphne C Hernandez
    Department of Human Development Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:346-53. 2011
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  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diet quality, added sugar, and dietary fiber intakes in American preschoolers
    Sibylle Kranz
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Pediatr Dent 28:164-71; discussion 192-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to examine the relationship between meeting the intake recommendations for added sugar (AS) and dietary fiber and overall diet quality in American preschoolers from different ethnic backgrounds...
  11. pmc Design of the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study (CePAWHS) strong healthy women intervention: improving preconceptional health
    Danielle Symons Downs
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, 267 N Recreation Building, University Park, PA 16802 5701, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:18-28. 2009
    ..This intervention protocol may offer researchers and healthcare professionals a framework for designing other programs aiming to improve women's preconceptional health...
  12. pmc Generation, language, body mass index, and activity patterns in Hispanic children
    Sharon E Taverno
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:145-53. 2010
    ..S., but little is known about how generational status and language may influence Hispanic children's relative weight and activity patterns...
  13. pmc Improving women's preconceptional health: findings from a randomized trial of the Strong Healthy Women intervention in the Central Pennsylvania women's health study
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Pennsylvania State University, College of Health and Human Development, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:S87-96. 2008
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  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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
    ....