James N Roemmich

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Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The neighborhood and home environments: disparate relationships with physical activity and sedentary behaviors in youth
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:29-38. 2007
  2. ncbi Association of access to parks and recreational facilities with the physical activity of young children
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Prev Med 43:437-41. 2006
  3. pmc Price and maternal obesity influence purchasing of low- and high-energy-dense foods
    Leonard H Epstein
    University at Buffalo, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Behavioral Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:914-22. 2007
  4. ncbi Physical activity as a substitute for sedentary behavior in youth
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:200-9. 2005
  5. pmc Impact of simulated ostracism on overweight and normal-weight youths' motivation to eat and food intake
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy
    Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Appetite 56:39-45. 2011
  6. pmc What constitutes food variety? Stimulus specificity of food
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214 3000, USA
    Appetite 54:23-9. 2010
  7. pmc Increasing healthy eating vs. reducing high energy-dense foods to treat pediatric obesity
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:318-26. 2008
  8. ncbi Relationship of mother and child food purchases as a function of price: a pilot study
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Farber Hall, 14214 3000, USA
    Appetite 47:115-8. 2006
  9. doi Effects of ostracism and social connection-related activities on adolescents' motivation to eat and energy intake
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:23-32. 2012
  10. doi Metabolic and cardiovascular adjustments during psychological stress and carotid artery intima-media thickness in youth
    Maya J Lambiase
    Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, School of Public Health, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Physiol Behav 105:1140-7. 2012

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Publications70

  1. ncbi The neighborhood and home environments: disparate relationships with physical activity and sedentary behaviors in youth
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:29-38. 2007
    ..To increase participation in physical activity, it is important to understand the factors associated with a child's choice to be physically active or sedentary. The neighborhood and home environments may be related to this choice...
  2. ncbi Association of access to parks and recreational facilities with the physical activity of young children
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Prev Med 43:437-41. 2006
    ..To determine associations of the neighborhood and home television environments with young children's physical activity...
  3. pmc Price and maternal obesity influence purchasing of low- and high-energy-dense foods
    Leonard H Epstein
    University at Buffalo, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Behavioral Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:914-22. 2007
    ..Limited laboratory research has assessed the effect of price changes on food purchases, and no research on individual differences that may interact with price to influence purchases exists...
  4. ncbi Physical activity as a substitute for sedentary behavior in youth
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:200-9. 2005
    ..Youth may choose to be sedentary rather than physically active...
  5. pmc Impact of simulated ostracism on overweight and normal-weight youths' motivation to eat and food intake
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy
    Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Appetite 56:39-45. 2011
    ..Social adversity, if left unchanged, may increase the difficulty of promoting long-term changes in overweight youths' health behaviors...
  6. pmc What constitutes food variety? Stimulus specificity of food
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214 3000, USA
    Appetite 54:23-9. 2010
    ..Results show small variations in food characteristics lead to recovery of responding and increased intake after children have habituated...
  7. pmc Increasing healthy eating vs. reducing high energy-dense foods to treat pediatric obesity
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:318-26. 2008
    ..The objective was to compare targeting increased eating of healthy foods vs. reducing intake of high energy-dense foods within the context of a family-based behavioral weight control program...
  8. ncbi Relationship of mother and child food purchases as a function of price: a pilot study
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Farber Hall, 14214 3000, USA
    Appetite 47:115-8. 2006
    ..These results indicate that parental food choice and purchasing behaviors may play a role in the development of children's purchasing of both healthy and unhealthy foods...
  9. doi Effects of ostracism and social connection-related activities on adolescents' motivation to eat and energy intake
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:23-32. 2012
    ..Assess the effect of ostracism and social connection-related activities on adolescents' motivation to eat and their energy intake...
  10. doi Metabolic and cardiovascular adjustments during psychological stress and carotid artery intima-media thickness in youth
    Maya J Lambiase
    Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, School of Public Health, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Physiol Behav 105:1140-7. 2012
    ..However, it is not known whether excess cardiovascular responses in relation to the metabolic demand correlate with carotid artery intima-media thickness as strongly as traditionally measured cardiovascular reactivity...
  11. pmc Association of liking and reinforcing value with children's physical activity
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214, United States
    Physiol Behav 93:1011-8. 2008
    ..Thus, liking and RRV of physical activity are independently associated with MVPA. The combination of a high reinforcing value and liking of physical activity is associated with 33% greater participation in MVPA...
  12. pmc The motivation to be sedentary predicts weight change when sedentary behaviors are reduced
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Farber Hall, Room G56, 3435 Main Street, Building 26, Buffalo, New York 14214 3000, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:13. 2011
    ..The present study tests the hypothesis that the motivation to be active or sedentary is correlated with weight change when children reduce their sedentary behavior...
  13. pmc Habituation and recovery of salivation and motivated responding for food in children
    Jennifer L Temple
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Farber Hall, Room G56, 3435 Main Street, Building 26, Buffalo, NY 142124, USA
    Appetite 46:280-4. 2006
    ....
  14. pmc Habituation and within-session changes in motivated responding for food in children
    Jennifer L Temple
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Appetite 50:390-6. 2008
    ..Although satiation may contribute to reductions in motivated responding for food when food is consumed, habituation provides a more complete explanation for the results observed in this study...
  15. doi Children's coping after psychological stress. Choices among food, physical activity, and television
    Katherine N Balantekin
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Appetite 59:298-304. 2012
    ..Thus, dietary restrained children eat more when stressed when other common stress coping behaviors are freely available. These results extend the external validity of laboratory studies of stress-induced eating...
  16. ncbi Use of an open-loop system to increase physical activity
    James N Roemmich
    Dept of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 24:384-98. 2012
    ..04) and control (p < .01) groups. An open-loop system decreases TV viewing and increases physical activity of children for 4-months. TV of the F+R group remained lower at 12 months, suggesting a reduction in screen-time habits...
  17. pmc Reinforcing value of interval and continuous physical activity in children
    Jacob E Barkley
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Physiol Behav 98:31-6. 2009
    ..Children likely participate in short-duration bouts of activity at a high-rate during natural play because it is more reinforcing than longer, continuous activity...
  18. pmc A randomized trial of the effects of reducing television viewing and computer use on body mass index in young children
    Leonard H Epstein
    Behavioral Medicine Laboratory, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Farber Hall, 3435 Main St, Room G56, Bldg 26, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:239-45. 2008
    ..To assess the effects of reducing television viewing and computer use on children's body mass index (BMI) as a risk factor for the development of overweight in young children...
  19. ncbi Effects of allocation of attention on habituation to olfactory and visual food stimuli in children
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York, Farber Hall, Room G56, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Physiol Behav 84:313-9. 2005
    ..001), while children in the audiobook group did not habituate. Changes in the rate of habituation when attending to non-food stimuli while eating may be a mechanism for increasing energy intake...
  20. ncbi Influence of changes in sedentary behavior on energy and macronutrient intake in youth
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:361-6. 2005
    ..Changes in sedentary behavior may be related to changes in energy intake...
  21. pmc Food characteristics, long-term habituation and energy intake. Laboratory and field studies
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Appetite 60:40-50. 2013
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  22. pmc Effect of increasing the choice of active options on children's physically active play
    Denise M Feda
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, USA
    J Sci Med Sport 15:334-40. 2012
    ..To determine whether increasing the choice of physical activity options increases the duration and intensity of children's physically active play...
  23. pmc Autonomy supportive environments and mastery as basic factors to motivate physical activity in children: a controlled laboratory study
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214 3000, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:16. 2012
    ..The purpose was to test the basic parameters of choice and mastery on children's physical activity time, activity intensity, and energy expenditure...
  24. ncbi Television watching increases motivated responding for food and energy intake in children
    Jennifer L Temple
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:355-61. 2007
    ..Sedentary activities, such as watching television, may disrupt habituation to food cues, thereby increasing motivation to eat and energy intake...
  25. pmc Dietary variety impairs habituation in children
    Jennifer L Temple
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Behavioral Medicine, University of Buffalo, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S10-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of these studies was to test the hypothesis that dietary variety decreases the rate of habituation and increases energy intake in children...
  26. doi Energy intake, parental control of children's eating, and physical activity in siblings discordant for adiposity
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Appetite 55:325-31. 2010
    ..Increased responsivity to dietary variety by overweight siblings does not appear to promoting sibling discordance in overweight as normal weight and overweight siblings responded similarly to dietary variety...
  27. ncbi The challenge of identifying behavioral alternatives to food: clinic and field studies
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:201-9. 2005
    ..One of the basic principles of behavioral economics interventions is identification of alternative behaviors to compete with the reinforcing value of a highly rewarding commodity...
  28. ncbi Stress reactivity and adiposity of youth
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Behavioral Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Farber Hall, Room G56, 3435 Main Street, Building 26, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2303-10. 2007
    ..Data from two studies were combined to determine the relationship between reactivity to interpersonal stress and the adiposity of children...
  29. doi Excess heart rate and systolic blood pressure during psychological stress in relation to metabolic demand in adolescents
    Maya J Lambiase
    Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, School of Public Health, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214, United States
    Biol Psychol 91:42-7. 2012
    ..Actual SBP was greater (p<0.001) than predicted for all stress tasks. This was the first study to demonstrate that cardiovascular responses were in excess of what would be expected based on metabolic demand in youth...
  30. ncbi Purchases of food in youth. Influence of price and income
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois in Chicago, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:82-9. 2006
    ..These results show the potential for controlled laboratory studies of price and food purchases, and show that the substitution of healthier for unhealthy food is related to available money...
  31. pmc Habituation as a determinant of human food intake
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Psychol Rev 116:384-407. 2009
    ..Finally, new directions for habituation research are presented. Habituation provides a novel theoretical framework from which to understand factors that regulate ingestive behavior...
  32. pmc Family-based obesity treatment, then and now: twenty-five years of pediatric obesity treatment
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Health Psychol 26:381-91. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi Open-loop feedback increases physical activity of youth
    James N Roemmich
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:668-73. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the influence of open-loop feedback and reinforcement on physical activity and television (TV) time in a small clinical trial...
  34. ncbi The relationship between parent and child self-reported adherence and weight loss
    Brian H Wrotniak
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Farber Hall, Room G56, 3435 Main Street, Building 26, Buffalo, New York 14214 3000, USA
    Obes Res 13:1089-96. 2005
    ..This study assessed the influence of child and parent self-reported adherence to behavioral strategies on changes in 2-year child and parent percentage overweight...
  35. doi Interactive effects of dietary restraint and adiposity on stress-induced eating and the food choice of children
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, United States
    Eat Behav 12:309-12. 2011
    ..Both restraint and adiposity moderated the effect of stress on energy intake and food choice. Children with greater adiposity may be at risk for stress-induced eating to contribute to their obesity...
  36. doi Protective effect of interval exercise on psychophysiological stress reactivity in children
    James N Roemmich
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, New York 14214 3000, USA
    Psychophysiology 46:852-61. 2009
    ..05) after exercise compared to TV watching. Fitness was positively associated with HR reactivity. Interval exercise that mimics usual patterns of physically active play dampens cardiovascular reactivity to interpersonal stress...
  37. pmc Variety influences habituation of motivated behavior for food and energy intake in children
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:746-54. 2009
    ..Research has shown that variety reduces the rate of habituation, or a general reduction in the rate of responding, for low-energy-density (LED) and high-energy-density (HED) foods...
  38. pmc Cost effectiveness of recruitment methods in an obesity prevention trial for young children
    Jodie L Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York, Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Prev Med 44:499-503. 2007
    ..Recruitment of participants for clinical trials requires considerable effort and cost. There is no research on the cost effectiveness of recruitment methods for an obesity prevention trial of young children...
  39. pmc Overweight children habituate slower than non-overweight children to food
    Jennifer L Temple
    University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Physiol Behav 91:250-4. 2007
    ..Implications of this for prevention and treatment of obesity are discussed...
  40. doi Efficacy of family-based weight control program for preschool children in primary care
    Teresa Quattrin
    Pediatric University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 130:660-6. 2012
    ..To test the efficacy of an innovative family-based intervention for overweight preschool-aged children and overweight parents conducted in the primary care setting...
  41. pmc Usual energy intake mediates the relationship between food reinforcement and BMI
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1815-9. 2012
    ..Research is needed to develop methods of modifying RRV(food) to determine experimentally whether manipulating food reinforcement would result in changes in body weight...
  42. ncbi Pubertal alterations in growth and body composition: IX. Altered spontaneous secretion and metabolic clearance of growth hormone in overweight youth
    James N Roemmich
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Metabolism 54:1374-83. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi Influence of an interpersonal laboratory stressor on youths' choice to be physically active
    James N Roemmich
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, New York 14214 3000, USA
    Obes Res 11:1080-7. 2003
    ..To determine whether interpersonal stress reduces youths' motivation to exercise in a laboratory setting...
  44. ncbi Influence of methylphenidate on eating in obese men
    John J Leddy
    Department of Orthopedics, Sports Medicine Institute, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Obes Res 12:224-32. 2004
    ..We investigated the effects of two doses of short-acting methylphenidate on energy intake over one meal in obese adult males...
  45. ncbi The value of sedentary alternatives influences child physical activity choice
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Int J Behav Med 11:236-42. 2004
    ....
  46. pmc Slow rates of habituation predict greater zBMI gains over 12 months in lean children
    Leonard H Epstein
    School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, USA
    Eat Behav 12:214-8. 2011
    ..Future research is needed to understand the mechanism for this effect, and assess whether the habituation phenotype interacts with other behavioral phenotypes, such as food reinforcement, to influence increases in zBMI...
  47. pmc Stress-induced cardiovascular reactivity and atherogenesis in adolescents
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Atherosclerosis 215:465-70. 2011
    ..To examine the association between cardiovascular reactivity to a set of psychological stressors and carotid artery intima-media thickness, a marker of subclinical cardiovascular disease in healthy adolescents...
  48. pmc Effect of a simulated active commute to school on cardiovascular stress reactivity
    Maya J Lambiase
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, NY, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1609-16. 2010
    ..This study tested whether a simulated active commute to school dampened cardiovascular reactivity to a cognitive stressor typical to what children might experience during school...
  49. ncbi Reducing sedentary behavior: the relationship between park area and the physical activity of youth
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, NY 014214 3000, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:654-9. 2006
    ..Greater access to parks was associated with greater physical activity when sedentary behaviors were reduced...
  50. pmc Effect of peers and friends on youth physical activity and motivation to be physically active
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Behavioral Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:217-25. 2009
    ..To test whether the presence of a peer or a friend increases the motivation to be physically active in overweight and non-overweight youth in a laboratory setting...
  51. doi Validity of the CALER and OMNI-bike ratings of perceived exertion
    Jacob E Barkley
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:760-6. 2008
    ..To test the validity of the Cart and Load Effort Rating (CALER) and OMNI bike RPE scales...
  52. doi Increasing passive energy expenditure during clerical work
    Erik A Beers
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Farber Hall, Room G56, 3435 Main Street, Building 26, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 103:353-60. 2008
    ..03). In conclusion, sitting on a therapy ball or standing rather than sitting in an office chair while performing clerical work increases passive energy expenditure...
  53. ncbi Parent weight change as a predictor of child weight change in family-based behavioral obesity treatment
    Brian H Wrotniak
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214 300, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:342-7. 2004
    ..Family-based behavioral weight control treatment involves the parent in the modification of child and parent eating and activity change...
  54. pmc Influence of parents and friends on children's and adolescents' food intake and food selection
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy
    Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:87-92. 2011
    ..The influence of parents versus friends on youths' eating behavior has not been directly compared, and little is known about the developmental effects of social influences on their eating behavior...
  55. pmc Peer influence on children's physical activity: an experience sampling study
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Behavioral Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Farber Hall, NY 14214 3000, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:39-49. 2008
    ..The primary objective was to examine the associations between social context (the presence of peers, friends, and family members) and physical activity intensity for overweight and lean girls and boys...
  56. doi Cardiovascular reactivity to psychological stress and carotid intima-media thickness in children
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214 3000, USA
    Psychophysiology 46:293-9. 2009
    ..12) or HR reactivity (p=.82), independently predicted carotid artery IMT. This study provides initial evidence that SBP reactivity is associated with IMT and perhaps the early pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease in childhood...
  57. ncbi Validity of PCERT and OMNI walk/run ratings of perceived exertion
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1014-9. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to test the validity of the Pictorial Children's Effort Rating Table (PCERT) and OMNI walk/run scales...
  58. pmc Choice of interactive dance and bicycle games in overweight and nonoverweight youth
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:124-31. 2007
    ..One advancement in computer games are interactive games that use physical activity as a game playing controller, combining exercise and entertainment, or exertainment...
  59. ncbi Comparison of methods to evaluate changes in relative body mass index in pediatric weight control
    Rocco A Paluch
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo SUNY, Buffalo, New York 14214 3000, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:487-94. 2007
    ....
  60. pmc The built environment moderates effects of family-based childhood obesity treatment over 2 years
    Leonard H Epstein
    University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, NY, USA
    Ann Behav Med 44:248-58. 2012
    ..Research suggests the neighborhood built environment is related to child physical activity and eating...
  61. ncbi Magnesium deficiency is associated with insulin resistance in obese children
    Milagros G Huerta
    University of Virginia, Department of Pediatrics, Box 800386, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1175-81. 2005
    ..This study was designed to determine whether obese children exhibit serum or dietary magnesium deficiency and its potential association with IR...
  62. ncbi Growth at puberty
    Alan D Rogol
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:192-200. 2002
    ..These processes are merely magnified during pubertal development but likely are pivotal all along the way from fetal growth to the aging process...
  63. ncbi Increases in overweight after adenotonsillectomy in overweight children with obstructive sleep-disordered breathing are associated with decreases in motor activity and hyperactivity
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e200-8. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of adenotonsillectomy (T&A) in children with obstructive sleep-disordered breathing on growth, hyperactivity, and sleep and waking motor activity...
  64. ncbi Habituation of salivation and motivated responding for food in children
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Farber Hall, Room G56, 3435 Main Street, Building 26, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Appetite 41:283-9. 2003
    ..These results are consistent with the general process theory of motivation that suggests that changes in food reinforced responding may be due in part to habituation...
  65. ncbi Comparison between two measures of delay discounting in smokers
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, New York 14214 3000, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 11:131-8. 2003
    ..The size of the difference between the log k values and magnitude of the log k values were positively related. Results suggest k values from the 2 measures are related but may not be used interchangeably...
  66. ncbi Relationship of leptin to bone mineralization in children and adolescents
    James N Roemmich
    University of Virginia Health System, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, Charlottesville, 22908, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:599-604. 2003
    ..We conclude that serum leptin concentrations do not add to the prediction of bone mineral in youth after accounting for age, fat mass, bone-free fat-free mass, and serum IGF-I and estradiol concentrations...
  67. ncbi Dietary restraint and stress-induced snacking in youth
    James N Roemmich
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Obes Res 10:1120-6. 2002
    ..To determine whether dietary restraint modifies stress-induced eating in youth...
  68. ncbi Somatotropic and gonadotropic axes linkages in infancy, childhood, and the puberty-adult transition
    Johannes D Veldhuis
    Endocrine Research Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Medical School, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, General Clinical Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Endocr Rev 27:101-40. 2006
    ..Significant advances in systems biology will be needed to address these challenges...
  69. ncbi Endocrine control of body composition in infancy, childhood, and puberty
    Johannes D Veldhuis
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Medical and Graduate Schools of Medicine, General Clinical Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Endocr Rev 26:114-46. 2005
    ..The present critical review examines hormonal regulation of body composition in infancy, childhood, and puberty...
  70. pmc Bone age and onset of puberty in normal boys
    Armando Flor-Cisneros
    Bone and Extracellular Matrix Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1829, USA
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 254:202-6. 2006
    ..Our findings do not support the hypothesis that skeletal maturation directly influences the age of pubertal onset in normal boys...