Mary T Story

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Factors associated with soft drink consumption in school-aged children
    Gebra Cuyun Grimm
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1244-9. 2004
  2. pmc Substance use and dietary practices among students attending alternative high schools: results from a pilot study
    Chrisa Arcan
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:263. 2011
  3. pmc Understanding young adult physical activity, alcohol and tobacco use in community colleges and 4-year post-secondary institutions: A cross-sectional analysis of epidemiological surveillance data
    Nicole A VanKim
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:208. 2010
  4. ncbi Weight loss attempts and attitudes toward body size, eating, and physical activity in American Indian children: relationship to weight status and gender
    M Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Obes Res 9:356-63. 2001
  5. ncbi An after-school obesity prevention program for African-American girls: the Minnesota GEMS pilot study
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S54-64. 2003
  6. ncbi Obesity in American-Indian children: prevalence, consequences, and prevention
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 37:S3-12. 2003
  7. ncbi Changes in the nutrient content of school lunches: results from the Pathways study
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 37:S35-45. 2003
  8. ncbi Management of child and adolescent obesity: attitudes, barriers, skills, and training needs among health care professionals
    Mary T Story
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Pediatrics 110:210-4. 2002
  9. ncbi Recruitment of African-American pre-adolescent girls into an obesity prevention trial: the GEMS pilot studies
    Mary Story
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S78-87. 2003
  10. ncbi Peer-led, school-based nutrition education for young adolescents: feasibility and process evaluation of the TEENS study
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Sch Health 72:121-7. 2002

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  1. ncbi Factors associated with soft drink consumption in school-aged children
    Gebra Cuyun Grimm
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1244-9. 2004
    ..To identify factors associated with nonalcoholic carbonated beverage (soft drink) consumption in children...
  2. pmc Substance use and dietary practices among students attending alternative high schools: results from a pilot study
    Chrisa Arcan
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:263. 2011
    ..Associations between multi-substance use and the same dietary practices were also examined...
  3. pmc Understanding young adult physical activity, alcohol and tobacco use in community colleges and 4-year post-secondary institutions: A cross-sectional analysis of epidemiological surveillance data
    Nicole A VanKim
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:208. 2010
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine associations between alcohol and tobacco use and physical activity among 2-year and 4-year college students...
  4. ncbi Weight loss attempts and attitudes toward body size, eating, and physical activity in American Indian children: relationship to weight status and gender
    M Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Obes Res 9:356-63. 2001
    ..This study examined dieting, weight perceptions, and self-efficacy to eat healthy foods and engage in physical activity and their relationships to weight status and gender among American Indian elementary schoolchildren...
  5. ncbi An after-school obesity prevention program for African-American girls: the Minnesota GEMS pilot study
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S54-64. 2003
    ..This study was part of the GEMS project, created to test interventions designed to reduce excess weight gain in African-American girls...
  6. ncbi Obesity in American-Indian children: prevalence, consequences, and prevention
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 37:S3-12. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi Changes in the nutrient content of school lunches: results from the Pathways study
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 37:S35-45. 2003
    ..The goal of the Pathways food service intervention component was to reduce the fat in school lunches to no more than 30% of energy from fat while maintaining recommended levels of calories and key nutrients...
  8. ncbi Management of child and adolescent obesity: attitudes, barriers, skills, and training needs among health care professionals
    Mary T Story
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Pediatrics 110:210-4. 2002
    ..The primary aim of this study was to evaluate among health care professionals their attitudes, perceived barriers, perceived skill level, and training needs in the management of child and adolescent obesity...
  9. ncbi Recruitment of African-American pre-adolescent girls into an obesity prevention trial: the GEMS pilot studies
    Mary Story
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S78-87. 2003
    ..The objective of this report is to describe the methods used to recruit 8- to 10-year-old African-American girls into four 12-week randomized controlled pilot studies on obesity prevention...
  10. ncbi Peer-led, school-based nutrition education for young adolescents: feasibility and process evaluation of the TEENS study
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Sch Health 72:121-7. 2002
    ..Results show that peer-led nutrition education approaches in schools are feasible and have high acceptability among peer leaders, classroom students, and teachers...
  11. ncbi Individual and environmental influences on adolescent eating behaviors
    Mary Story
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:S40-51. 2002
    ....
  12. doi Breakfast eating and weight change in a 5-year prospective analysis of adolescents: Project EAT (Eating Among Teens)
    Maureen T Timlin
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e638-45. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to examine the association between breakfast frequency and 5-year body weight change in 2216 adolescents...
  13. ncbi Parent-child connectedness and behavioral and emotional health among adolescents
    Diann M Ackard
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:59-66. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi Factors associated with changes in physical activity: a cohort study of inactive adolescent girls
    Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:803-10. 2003
    ..To identify factors associated with changes in physical activity in adolescent girls at risk for sedentary lifestyles and obesity...
  15. ncbi Dietary intakes of Native American children: findings from the pathways feasibility study
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:555-8. 2002
  16. doi Longitudinal and secular trends in adolescent whole-grain consumption, 1999-2004
    Teri L Burgess-Champoux
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:154-9. 2010
    ..The replacement of refined grains in the diet with whole grains may help prevent chronic disease and excess weight gain, but intakes in adolescents are often lower than recommended...
  17. ncbi Couch potatoes or french fries: are sedentary behaviors associated with body mass index, physical activity, and dietary behaviors among adolescents?
    Jennifer Utter
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1298-305. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi The impact of the Pathways intervention on psychosocial variables related to diet and physical activity in American Indian schoolchildren
    June Stevens
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    Prev Med 37:S70-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of the Pathways intervention on pychosocial variables related to physical activity and diet in American Indian children...
  19. ncbi Participation in weight-related sports is associated with higher use of unhealthful weight-control behaviors and steroid use
    Maggie Vertalino
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:434-40. 2007
    ..To determine whether adolescents who participate in a weight-related sport are at increased risk for unhealthful weight-control behaviors and steroid use...
  20. pmc New moves-preventing weight-related problems in adolescent girls a group-randomized study
    Dianne R Neumark-Sztainer
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:421-32. 2010
    ..Weight-related problems are prevalent in adolescent girls...
  21. ncbi Overeating among adolescents: prevalence and associations with weight-related characteristics and psychological health
    Diann M Ackard
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Pediatrics 111:67-74. 2003
    ..To assess the prevalence of overeating among adolescents and to examine associations between overeating and sociodemographic characteristics, weight status, dieting behaviors, body satisfaction, depressive mood, self-esteem, and suicide...
  22. ncbi Measurement characteristics of weight concern and dieting measures in 8-10-year-old African-American girls from GEMS pilot studies
    Nancy E Sherwood
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 38:S50-9. 2004
    ..Reliability and validity were established for weight concern measures completed by 8-10-year-old African-American girls participating in a pilot obesity prevention program...
  23. doi Fast food intake: longitudinal trends during the transition to young adulthood and correlates of intake
    Nicole I Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:79-86. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to describe changes in fast food intake during the transition from middle adolescence to young adulthood, and to identify baseline correlates of this eating behavior in early young adulthood...
  24. pmc Providing calorie information on fast-food restaurant menu boards: consumer views
    Rebecca C Fitch
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:129-32. 2009
    ..To gather consumer input about approaches to providing energy composition information for foods on fast-food restaurant menus...
  25. ncbi Prevalence and risk and protective factors related to disordered eating behaviors among adolescents: relationship to gender and ethnicity
    Jillian Croll
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, J K C, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:166-75. 2002
    ..To examine the current prevalence of disordered eating behaviors in a large sample of adolescents, by gender and ethnicity, and to identify gender and ethnic-specific risk and protective factors...
  26. pmc Are diet and physical activity patterns related to cigarette smoking in adolescents? Findings from Project EAT
    Nicole I Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A51. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe smoking frequency among adolescents and its relationship to physical activity and dietary patterns...
  27. ncbi A pricing strategy to promote sales of lower fat foods in high school cafeterias: acceptability and sensitivity analysis
    Peter Hannan
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Health Promot 17:1-6, ii. 2002
    ..Low fat foods averaged about 13% of total sales. Sensitivity analysis was used to estimate that low fat foods would probably have averaged about 9% of total sales without the reduced price...
  28. ncbi Nutrient content of school meals in elementary schools on American Indian reservations
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:253-6. 2002
  29. ncbi Weight-related sports involvement in girls: who is at risk for disordered eating?
    Nancy E Sherwood
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Health Promot 16:341-4, ii. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of weight-control behaviors among Caribbean adolescent students
    Maureen T McGuire
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:208-11. 2002
    ..Future interventions should target adolescents who are using weight-controlling behaviors to prevent future eating disturbances and psychosocial and health morbidities...
  31. ncbi Should we discuss weight and calories in adolescent obesity prevention and weight-management programs? Perspectives of adolescent girls
    Linda M Shepherd
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1454-8. 2006
    ..Whereas many girls want to receive information on weight and calories to guide their decision making about food choices, care must be taken to avoid unintended harmful consequences...
  32. ncbi Foodservice staff perceptions of their influence on student food choices
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:97-9. 2002
  33. doi Food insecurity and weight status among U.S. children and families: a review of the literature
    Nicole I Larson
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:166-73. 2011
    ..This article reviews research regarding the relationship between food insecurity and weight status, and the potential role of federal food and nutrition assistance programs...
  34. ncbi Factors associated with overweight among urban American Indian adolescents: findings from Project EAT
    Amy J DeLong
    Department of Health, Ho Chunk Nation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:317-23. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence of overweight in a sample of urban American Indian adolescents and identify associated behavioral, personal, and socioenvironmental factors...
  35. ncbi Reading magazine articles about dieting and associated weight control behaviors among adolescents
    Jennifer Utter
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:78-82. 2003
    ..Dieting-related magazine exposure was associated with indicators of psychosocial distress and unhealthy dieting; interventions that address media consumption should reach out to all youth regardless of ethnic and social backgrounds..
  36. ncbi Weight-related concerns and behaviors among overweight and nonoverweight adolescents: implications for preventing weight-related disorders
    Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:171-8. 2002
    ..To assess weight-related concerns and behaviors in a population-based sample of adolescents and to compare these concerns and behaviors across sex and weight status...
  37. ncbi Use of a Web-based component of a nutrition and physical activity behavioral intervention with Girl Scouts
    Sarah A Rydell
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1447-50. 2005
    ..More research is needed to determine ways to enhance and maintain Web-site use over time among youth in health-behavior intervention programs...
  38. doi Household food insecurity is a risk factor for iron-deficiency anaemia in a multi-ethnic, low-income sample of infants and toddlers
    Kyong Park
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:2120-8. 2009
    ..The present study examines the relationships of household food security status with Fe deficiency (ID) and Fe-deficiency anaemia (IDA) among children less than 3 years of age, and associated factors that contribute to ID and IDA...
  39. ncbi Nutrition labeling and value size pricing at fast-food restaurants: a consumer perspective
    Maureen O'Dougherty
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:247-50. 2006
    ..This pilot study examined nutrition-related attitudes that may affect food choices at fast-food restaurants, including consumer attitudes toward nutrition labeling of fast foods and elimination of value size pricing...
  40. pmc Effects of calorie labeling and value size pricing on fast food meal choices: results from an experimental trial
    Lisa J Harnack
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:63. 2008
    ..Likewise, little research has been conducted to evaluate the influence of value size pricing on restaurant meal choices...
  41. doi Neighborhood environments: disparities in access to healthy foods in the U.S
    Nicole I Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:74-81. 2009
    ..S. This article reviews research relating to the presence, nature, and implications of neighborhood differences in access to food...
  42. doi Fruit and vegetable intake correlates during the transition to young adulthood
    Nicole I Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:33-37. 2008
    ..This study aimed to identify longitudinal correlates of follow-up fruit and vegetable intake in early young adulthood...
  43. doi Teasing, disordered eating behaviors, and psychological morbidities among overweight adolescents
    Heather P Libbey
    The Emily Program, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:S24-9. 2008
    ..To assess whether weight-related teasing is associated with weight control behaviors, disordered eating thoughts and behaviors, and psychological comorbidities in overweight adolescents...
  44. ncbi The adolescent obesity epidemic: why, how long, and what to do about it
    Nicole Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 19:357-79, vii. 2008
    ..The public health response to obesity should be broad-based and target corrective changes in the eating and activity environments of youth...
  45. doi Calcium and dairy intake: Longitudinal trends during the transition to young adulthood and correlates of calcium intake
    Nicole I Larson
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:254-60. 2009
    ..To describe changes in calcium and dairy intake during the transition from middle adolescence to young adulthood and to identify baseline correlates of calcium intake in young adulthood...
  46. pmc Perceived barriers mediate the association between self-efficacy and fruit and vegetable consumption among students attending alternative high schools
    Meg Bruening
    School of Nursing, Biostatistical Design and Analysis Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1542-6. 2010
    ..7, P=0.007). Interventions targeting the dietary practices of alternative high school students should include components to decrease perceived barriers as a way to increase self-efficacy and ultimately fruit/vegetable intake...
  47. pmc Are body dissatisfaction, eating disturbance, and body mass index predictors of suicidal behavior in adolescents? A longitudinal study
    Scott Crow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1495, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:887-92. 2008
    ..Body mass index and body dissatisfaction did not predict suicidal ideation or suicide attempts in young men or young women. These results emphasize the importance of EWCB...
  48. pmc Schools and obesity prevention: creating school environments and policies to promote healthy eating and physical activity
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 S 2nd Street, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Milbank Q 87:71-100. 2009
    ..S. history. Schools offer many opportunities to develop strategies to prevent obesity by creating environments in which children eat healthfully and engage regularly in physical activity...
  49. doi Self-weighing and weight control behaviors among adolescents with a history of overweight
    Mary E Alm
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:424-30. 2009
    ..To assess the relationships between self-weighing frequency, weight control behaviors, and weight status among male and female adolescents who have a history of being overweight...
  50. doi Characteristics associated with older adolescents who have a television in their bedrooms
    Daheia J Barr-Anderson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 South 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Pediatrics 121:718-24. 2008
    ..The goals were to examine the prevalence of adolescents having a television in their bedroom and to describe associated personal, social, and behavioral characteristics...
  51. ncbi Influencing healthful food choices in school and home environments: results from the TEENS study
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 43:8-13. 2006
    ..This research is part of the TEENS study, a school-based intervention study...
  52. ncbi Food preparation by young adults is associated with better diet quality
    Nicole I Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:2001-7. 2006
    ..To describe food-preparation behaviors, cooking skills, resources for preparing food, and associations with diet quality among young adults...
  53. ncbi Self-weighing in adolescents: helpful or harmful? Longitudinal associations with body weight changes and disordered eating
    Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:811-8. 2006
    ..This study addresses the question: Is frequent self-weighing related to changes in body weight and disordered eating behaviors over a 5-year period among adolescent females and males?..
  54. pmc Are there nutritional and other benefits associated with family meals among at-risk youth?
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    School of Nursing, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:389-95. 2009
    ..The present study aims to examine these associations among a population of adolescents at-risk of academic failure...
  55. ncbi Associations between parental report of the home food environment and adolescent intakes of fruits, vegetables and dairy foods
    Nicole I Hanson
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:77-85. 2005
    ..This study examines parental report of household food availability, parent dietary intake and associations with adolescent intakes of fruits, vegetables and dairy foods...
  56. ncbi Calcium and dairy intakes of adolescents are associated with their home environment, taste preferences, personal health beliefs, and meal patterns
    Nicole I Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1816-24. 2006
    ..To identify correlates of calcium, dairy, and milk intakes among male and female adolescents...
  57. pmc State school nutrition and physical activity policy environments and youth obesity
    Marilyn S Nanney
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55414, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:9-16. 2010
    ..With the epidemic of childhood obesity, there is national interest in state-level school policies related to nutrition and physical activity, policies adopted by states, and relationships to youth obesity...
  58. doi Are 'competitive foods' sold at school making our children fat?
    Nicole Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate Faculty, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:430-5. 2010
    ..This paper looks at the research into whether these competitive foods may be affecting students' dietary intake or contributing to their risk of obesity...
  59. ncbi Associations of weight-based teasing and emotional well-being among adolescents
    Marla E Eisenberg
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, School of Medicine and Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:733-8. 2003
    ..Verbal harassment, such as bullying and hate speech, has received considerable attention recently, but less is known about weight-based teasing and its potential harmful effects on young people's psychosocial well-being...
  60. pmc Evaluating a model of youth physical activity
    Carrie D Heitzler
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 S Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:593-606. 2010
    ..To explore the relationship between social influences, self-efficacy, enjoyment, and barriers and physical activity...
  61. pmc Family weight talk and dieting: how much do they matter for body dissatisfaction and disordered eating behaviors in adolescent girls?
    Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:270-6. 2010
    ..To examine associations between these family variables and girls' weight status, body satisfaction, and disordered eating behaviors...
  62. ncbi Soft drinks, candy, and fast food: what parents and teachers think about the middle school food environment
    Martha Y Kubik
    University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, 6 101 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:233-9. 2005
    ..To assess the opinions and beliefs of parents and teachers of middle school students regarding the school food environment...
  63. ncbi Development and implementation of a visual card-sorting technique for assessing food and activity preferences and patterns in African American girls
    Nancy E Sherwood
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1473-9. 2003
    ..Associations among food preference and intake frequency, activity preference and frequency, and body mass index were examined...
  64. ncbi Adolescents' attitudes about and consumption of low-fat foods: associations with sex and weight-control behaviors
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:233-7. 2004
    ..Dietitians' efforts to educate adolescents about the benefits and healthfulness of low-fat foods would aid intervention programs...
  65. doi A review of environmental influences on food choices
    Nicole Larson
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:S56-73. 2009
    ....
  66. ncbi Schoolwide food practices are associated with body mass index in middle school students
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:1111-4. 2005
    ..To examine the association between body mass index in young adolescents and schoolwide food practices such as foods used in school fundraising and in the classroom as incentives and rewards...
  67. doi Family meals and substance use: is there a long-term protective association?
    Marla E Eisenberg
    Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:151-6. 2008
    ..To examine 5-year longitudinal associations between family meal patterns and subsequent substance use in adolescents...
  68. ncbi Family meals during adolescence are associated with higher diet quality and healthful meal patterns during young adulthood
    Nicole I Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Ste 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1502-10. 2007
    ..Cross-sectional research in adolescents has found that eating family meals is associated with better nutritional intake...
  69. ncbi Parents of elementary school students weigh in on height, weight, and body mass index screening at school
    Martha Y Kubik
    University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 6 101 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard St, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Sch Health 76:496-501. 2006
    ..Programs may be a useful overweight prevention tool for children. However, continued attention to how best to support parents and children affected by overweight is required...
  70. ncbi Associations between watching TV during family meals and dietary intake among adolescents
    Shira Feldman
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 39:257-63. 2007
    ..To examine associations between watching television during family meals and dietary intake among adolescents...
  71. ncbi Survey development for assessing correlates of young adolescents' eating
    Amanda S Birnbaum
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1054, USA
    Am J Health Behav 26:284-95. 2002
    ..To describe the development and psychometric testing of a survey to assess multiple influences on young adolescents' eating behaviors...
  72. pmc Dietary approaches to healthy weight management for adolescents: the New Moves model
    Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 19:421-30, viii. 2008
    ....
  73. ncbi Correlates of unhealthy weight-control behaviors among adolescents: implications for prevention programs
    Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Health Psychol 22:88-98. 2003
    ..Findings suggest the importance of addressing weight-body concerns within prevention programs and extending interventions beyond classroom settings to ensure changes in weight-related norms among peer groups and family members...
  74. ncbi Family dinner meal frequency and adolescent development: relationships with developmental assets and high-risk behaviors
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:337-45. 2006
    ..To examine associations between family meal frequency and developmental assets and high-risk behaviors among a national sample of adolescents...
  75. ncbi Food preparation and purchasing roles among adolescents: associations with sociodemographic characteristics and diet quality
    Nicole I Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:211-8. 2006
    ..To describe adolescent involvement in preparing and shopping for food and examine if extent of involvement is related to diet quality...
  76. ncbi Shared risk and protective factors for overweight and disordered eating in adolescents
    Dianne R Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:359-369. 2007
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  77. doi Pediatric obesity: the unique issues in Latino-American male youth
    Steven D Stovitz
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:153-60. 2008
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