L H Epstein

Summary

Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Determinants of physical activity in obese children assessed by accelerometer and self-report
    L H Epstein
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, NY, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 28:1157-64. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of decreasing sedentary behaviors on activity choice in obese children
    L H Epstein
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 14260, USA
    Health Psychol 16:107-13. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint How much activity do youth get? A quantitative review of heart-rate measured activity
    L H Epstein
    Departments of Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E44. 2001
  4. doi request reprint Sensitization of food reinforcement is related to weight status and baseline food reinforcement
    J L Temple
    Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1102-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Problem solving in the treatment of childhood obesity
    L H Epstein
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, New York 14260 4110, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:717-21. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Reinforcing value of physical activity as a determinant of child activity level
    L H Epstein
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 14260, USA
    Health Psychol 18:599-603. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Parental activity as a determinant of activity level and patterns of activity in obese children
    L E Kalakanis
    Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 72:202-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between sex of parent and child on weight loss and maintenance in a family-based obesity treatment program
    J L Temple
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1260-4. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary variety, energy regulation, and obesity
    H A Raynor
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Psychol Bull 127:325-41. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of contingent television on physical activity and television viewing in obese children
    M S Faith
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1043-8. 2001

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Determinants of physical activity in obese children assessed by accelerometer and self-report
    L H Epstein
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, NY, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 28:1157-64. 1996
    ..5% of the incremental variance in child activity. These results suggest that the predictors of activity level are different based upon the method of measurement, consistent with research in adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of decreasing sedentary behaviors on activity choice in obese children
    L H Epstein
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 14260, USA
    Health Psychol 16:107-13. 1997
    ..Results suggest that reinforcing decreases in high-preference sedentary activity can increase physical activity and decrease liking for targeted sedentary activities...
  3. ncbi request reprint How much activity do youth get? A quantitative review of heart-rate measured activity
    L H Epstein
    Departments of Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E44. 2001
    ..The goal of this study was to assess accumulated amounts of physical activity at different intensities in children...
  4. doi request reprint Sensitization of food reinforcement is related to weight status and baseline food reinforcement
    J L Temple
    Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1102-7. 2012
    ..We have shown in three separate studies that the majority of non-obese individuals become satiated after 2 weeks of the same snack food administration, but that a subset of obese individuals sensitize after this same manipulation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Problem solving in the treatment of childhood obesity
    L H Epstein
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, New York 14260 4110, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:717-21. 2000
    ..The bulk of evidence suggests that problem solving did not add to treatment effectiveness beyond the standard family-based treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reinforcing value of physical activity as a determinant of child activity level
    L H Epstein
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 14260, USA
    Health Psychol 18:599-603. 1999
    ..These results suggest that RRVPA is a determinant of child physical activity level, and that it may be naturally more reinforcing for children to engage in multiple, short exercise bouts than fewer, more extended bouts...
  7. ncbi request reprint Parental activity as a determinant of activity level and patterns of activity in obese children
    L E Kalakanis
    Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 72:202-9. 2001
    ..These results suggest that programs to increase physical activity in obese children should structure the activity in short bouts and attempt to increase parental physical activity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between sex of parent and child on weight loss and maintenance in a family-based obesity treatment program
    J L Temple
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1260-4. 2006
    ..To determine if the sex of the participating parent/child pair is a contributing factor in initial weight loss and maintenance within a family-based obesity treatment program...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary variety, energy regulation, and obesity
    H A Raynor
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Psychol Bull 127:325-41. 2001
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  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of contingent television on physical activity and television viewing in obese children
    M S Faith
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1043-8. 2001
    ..68). CONCLUSIONS: Contingencies in the home environment can be arranged to modify physical activity and TV viewing and may have a role in treating childhood obesity. Contingent TV may be one method to help achieve this goal...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of group and mixed family-based treatment for childhood obesity
    G S Goldfield
    Mental Health Research, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1843-9. 2001
    ..DISCUSSION: These findings suggest that a family-based, behavioral intervention employing group treatment alone is a more cost-effective approach to treating pediatric obesity than a mixed group plus individual format...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pubertal alterations in growth and body composition. VI. Pubertal insulin resistance: relation to adiposity, body fat distribution and hormone release
    J N Roemmich
    University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:701-9. 2002
    ..To investigate the independent influence of alterations in fat mass, body fat distribution and hormone release on pubertal increases in fasting serum insulin concentrations and on insulin resistance assessed by the homeostasis model (HOMA)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Changes in eating disorder symptoms with pediatric obesity treatment
    L H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, New York 14214-3000, USA
    J Pediatr 139:58-65. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These results document improvements in child behavior problems and competence and no change in symptoms of disordered eating in a standardized behavioral weight control program...