Barbara A Morrongiello

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Interactions between child behavior patterns and parent supervision: implications for children's risk of unintentional injury
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Guelph, Ontario N1G 3M9, Canada
    Child Dev 79:627-38. 2008
  2. doi Examining parents' behaviors and supervision of their children in the presence of an unfamiliar dog: does The Blue Dog intervention improve parent practices?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 54:108-13. 2013
  3. doi "Practice what you preach": induced hypocrisy as an intervention strategy to reduce children's intentions to risk take on playgrounds
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building, 5th Floor, Guelph, Ont, N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:1117-28. 2008
  4. doi "I think he is in his room playing a video game": parental supervision of young elementary-school children at home
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:708-17. 2011
  5. doi Child pedestrian safety: parental supervision, modeling behaviors, and beliefs about child pedestrian competence
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 41:1040-6. 2009
  6. doi Development of the BACKIE questionnaire: a measure of children's behaviors, attitudes, cognitions, knowledge, and injury experiences
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Accid Anal Prev 42:75-83. 2010
  7. ncbi Understanding unintentional injury risk in young children II. The contribution of caregiver supervision, child attributes, and parent attributes
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:540-51. 2006
  8. ncbi Understanding toddlers' in-home injuries: II. Examining parental strategies, and their efficacy, for managing child injury risk
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:433-46. 2004
  9. doi Brief report: Young children's risk of unintentional injury: a comparison of mothers' and fathers' supervision beliefs and reported practices
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:1063-8. 2009
  10. ncbi Understanding toddlers' in-home injuries: I. Context, correlates, and determinants
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:415-31. 2004

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  1. doi Interactions between child behavior patterns and parent supervision: implications for children's risk of unintentional injury
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Guelph, Ontario N1G 3M9, Canada
    Child Dev 79:627-38. 2008
    ..Implications for preventing childhood injuries are discussed...
  2. doi Examining parents' behaviors and supervision of their children in the presence of an unfamiliar dog: does The Blue Dog intervention improve parent practices?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 54:108-13. 2013
    ..Young children are at particular risk for dog bite injuries. This study examined parents' supervision of and reactions to their children in the vicinity of an unfamiliar dog...
  3. doi "Practice what you preach": induced hypocrisy as an intervention strategy to reduce children's intentions to risk take on playgrounds
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building, 5th Floor, Guelph, Ont, N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:1117-28. 2008
    ..An intervention based on induced hypocrisy was conducted to reduce children's intentions to show fall-risk behaviors on playground equipment...
  4. doi "I think he is in his room playing a video game": parental supervision of young elementary-school children at home
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:708-17. 2011
    ..Using a prospective design, this research examined supervision of young elementary-school children at home and how this relates to child injury, parent permissiveness, and children's risk-taking propensity...
  5. doi Child pedestrian safety: parental supervision, modeling behaviors, and beliefs about child pedestrian competence
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 41:1040-6. 2009
    ....
  6. doi Development of the BACKIE questionnaire: a measure of children's behaviors, attitudes, cognitions, knowledge, and injury experiences
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Accid Anal Prev 42:75-83. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi Understanding unintentional injury risk in young children II. The contribution of caregiver supervision, child attributes, and parent attributes
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:540-51. 2006
    ..To identify child and parent attributes that relate to caregiver supervision and examine how these factors influence child-injury risk...
  8. ncbi Understanding toddlers' in-home injuries: II. Examining parental strategies, and their efficacy, for managing child injury risk
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:433-46. 2004
    ....
  9. doi Brief report: Young children's risk of unintentional injury: a comparison of mothers' and fathers' supervision beliefs and reported practices
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:1063-8. 2009
    ..The present study compared first-time mothers' and fathers' supervisory beliefs and reported practices, and related these scores to parental reports of their child's history of injuries...
  10. ncbi Understanding toddlers' in-home injuries: I. Context, correlates, and determinants
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:415-31. 2004
    ..Regression analyses revealed that both child (i.e., risk taking) and parent (i.e., protectiveness) factors were significant determinants of child injury...
  11. doi A randomized controlled trial evaluating the impact of the Supervising for Home Safety program on parent appraisals of injury risk and need to actively supervise
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Health Psychol 31:601-11. 2012
    ..The current randomized, controlled trial evaluated the efficacy of this program for increasing parental appraisals of child-injury risk and the need to actively supervise 2- through 5-year-old children...
  12. doi Early identification of children at risk of unintentional injury: a sensation seeking scale for children 2-5 years of age
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1332-7. 2010
    ..This study aimed to develop and evaluate the psychometric properties of a questionnaire measure of sensation seeking for young children 2-5 years of age...
  13. ncbi Understanding children's injury-risk behavior: wearing safety gear can lead to increased risk taking
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Accid Anal Prev 39:618-23. 2007
    ..Moreover, those high in sensation seeking showed greater risk compensation compared with other children. Implications for childhood injury prevention are discussed...
  14. pmc Psychological determinants of risk taking by children: an integrative model and implications for interventions
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 13:20-5. 2007
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  15. ncbi Advancing our understanding of mothers' safety rules for school-age children
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
    Can J Public Health 102:455-8. 2011
    ....
  16. doi Adult supervision and pediatric injuries in the agricultural worksite
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1149-56. 2008
    ....
  17. doi Are parents just treading water? The impact of participation in swim lessons on parents' judgments of children's drowning risk, swimming ability, and supervision needs
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 50:1169-75. 2013
    ..Delivering messaging in the form of 'close-call' drowning stories may prove especially effective to impact parents' supervision practices in drowning risk situations...
  18. doi Results of a randomized controlled trial assessing the efficacy of the Supervising for Home Safety program: Impact on mothers' supervision practices
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 50:587-95. 2013
    ..These results provide the first evidence that an intervention program can positively impact caregiver supervision...
  19. doi An evaluation of The Great Escape: can an interactive computer game improve young children's fire safety knowledge and behaviors?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Health Psychol 31:496-502. 2012
    ..Using a pre-post randomized design, the current study evaluated the effectiveness of a computer game (The Great Escape) for teaching fire safety information to young children (3.5-6 years)...
  20. ncbi A new approach to understanding pediatric farm injuries
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 65:1364-71. 2007
    ..The observed variations in risk factors suggest that interactions between behavioral and environmental factors are important to consider in studies of the etiology of pediatric farm injuries...
  21. doi A measure that relates to elementary school children's risk of injury: the supervision attributes and risk-taking questionnaire (SARTQ)
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 17:189-94. 2011
    ....
  22. ncbi Older siblings as supervisors: does this influence young children's risk of unintentional injury?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada N1G 2W1
    Soc Sci Med 64:807-17. 2007
    ..However, poor compliance by the younger child when the older sibling was supervising predicted injury. Implications for childhood injury and directions for future research are discussed...
  23. doi Video messaging: what works to persuade mothers to supervise young children more closely in order to reduce injury risk?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Soc Sci Med 68:1030-7. 2009
    ..Implications for developing interventions that effectively communicate information about child-injury risk and supervision to mothers are discussed...
  24. doi "Do as I say, not as I do": family influences on children's safety and risk behaviors
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Health Psychol 27:498-503. 2008
    ..The present study compared the impact of parent practices and teaching about safety on children's current behaviors and their intended future behaviors when they reach adulthood...
  25. ncbi Addressing the issue of falls off playground equipment: an empirically-based intervention to reduce fall-risk behaviors on playgrounds
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:819-30. 2007
    ..The present study evaluated the impact of an intervention to reduce fall-risk behaviors on playgrounds among children 6-11 years of age...
  26. doi Only kids who are fools would do that! Peer social norms influence children's risk-taking decisions
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:744-55. 2013
    ..The current research examined the impact of peer social norms on the physical risk-taking decisions of elementary-school children...
  27. doi "You have to listen to me because I'm in charge": explicit instruction improves the supervision practices of older siblings
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:342-50. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether explicitly instructing older siblings to supervise their younger siblings and prevent specific risky behaviors improves their supervision practices...
  28. doi The impact of accumulated experience on children's appraisals of risk and risk-taking decisions: implications for youth injury prevention
    Jennifer Lasenby-Lessard
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Health Psychol 32:370-8. 2013
    ....
  29. doi Supervision of children in agricultural settings: implications for injury risk and prevention
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Agromedicine 17:149-62. 2012
    ..Building on these findings, practical recommendations are provided to enhance the safety of children on farms and future research directions are discussed...
  30. ncbi Mothers' home-safety practices for preventing six types of childhood injuries: what do they do, and why?
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:285-97. 2004
    ..To identify determinants of mothers' home-safety practices for preventing six types of common injuries to children (burns, poisoning, drowning, cuts, strangulation/suffocation/choking, and falls)...
  31. ncbi Understanding children's injury-risk behaviors: the independent contributions of cognitions and emotions
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:926-37. 2007
    ..The present study sought to identify determinants of children's physical taking...
  32. doi "Please keep an eye on your younger sister": sibling supervision and young children's risk of unintentional injury
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 16:398-402. 2010
    ..Parental supervision reduces young children's risk of unintentional injuries, but supervision by older siblings has been shown to increase risk. The current study explored how this differential risk of injury may arise...
  33. ncbi Evaluation of the effectiveness of single-session school-based programmes to increase children's seat belt and pedestrian safety knowledge and self-reported behaviours
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 13:15-25. 2006
    ..Implications for future research and injury-prevention programming are discussed...
  34. ncbi Finding the daredevils: development of a Sensation Seeking Scale for children that is relevant to physical risk taking
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada N1G 2W1
    Accid Anal Prev 38:1101-6. 2006
    ..Second, to develop both a parent-report and child-report version of the instrument...
  35. ncbi Understanding unintentional injury-risk in young children I. The nature and scope of caregiver supervision of children at home
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:529-39. 2006
    ..To examine the supervision that young children routinely receive when awake and at home with a parent...
  36. doi Understanding risk compensation in children: Experience with the activity and level of sensation seeking play a role
    Jennifer Lasenby-Lessard
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Accid Anal Prev 43:1341-7. 2011
    ..Implications for the design of injury prevention programs and directions for future research are discussed...
  37. doi Training Older Siblings to be Better Supervisors: An RCT Evaluating the "Safe Sibs" Program
    Stacey L Schell
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph
    J Pediatr Psychol 40:756-67. 2015
    ..This study evaluated a new online training program, Safe Sibs, aimed at improving supervision knowledge and behaviors of sibling supervisors...
  38. doi Motivational interviewing to enhance self-efficacy and promote weight loss in overweight and obese adolescents: a randomized controlled trial
    Beverly Walpole
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building Extension, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:944-53. 2013
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of Motivational Interviewing (MI) as an intervention for promoting self-efficacy and weight loss in a sample of overweight and obese youth...
  39. doi Don't touch the gadget because it's hot! Mothers' and children's behavior in the presence of a contrived hazard at home: implications for supervising children
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph
    J Pediatr Psychol 40:85-95. 2015
    ..This study compared boys' with girls' hazard-directed behaviors at home when the mother was present and absent from the room...
  40. doi What features of images affect parents' appraisal of safety messages? Examining images from the A Million Messages programme in Canada
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 20:16-20. 2014
    ..Enhancing caregivers' awareness of children's injury risks and increasing knowledge about strategies for injury prevention often involve presenting parents with written materials and accompanying images...
  41. ncbi Caregiver supervision and child-injury risk: I. Issues in defining and measuring supervision; II. Findings and directions for future research
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:536-52. 2005
    ..To discuss the role of caregiver supervision in child-injury risk, with attention given to definitional and methodological issues and outlining important questions to be addressed in future research...
  42. doi Understanding gender differences in childhood injuries: Examining longitudinal relations between parental reactions and boys' versus girls' injury-risk behaviors
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph
    Health Psychol 35:523-30. 2016
    ....
  43. doi Evaluation of the Safety Detective Program: A Classroom-Based Intervention to Increase Kindergarten Children's Understanding of Home Safety Hazards and Injury-Risk Behaviors to Avoid
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building Trent Lane, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Prev Sci 17:102-11. 2016
    ..The program holds much promise as a means of improving kindergarten children's understanding of a broad range of home hazards and injury-risk behaviors that are relevant to their safety...
  44. doi Using a virtual environment to study child pedestrian behaviours: a comparison of parents' expectations and children's street crossing behaviour
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 21:291-5. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to compare parents' expectations for their children crossing streets with children's actual crossing behaviours and determine how accurately parents judge their own children's pedestrian behaviours to be...
  45. doi Innovations in using virtual reality to study how children cross streets in traffic: evidence for evasive action skills
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 21:266-70. 2015
    ..Children in middle childhood are at an increased risk for injury in pedestrian environments. This study examined whether they are capable of showing evasive action (ie, adjusting crossing speed) to avoid injury when crossing streets...
  46. doi Exploring relations between positive mood state and school-age children's risk taking
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph
    J Pediatr Psychol 40:406-18. 2015
    ..To examine whether children engage in greater risk taking when in a positive versus neutral mood state, and whether positive urgency trait relates to risk taking...
  47. doi An evaluation of the Cool 2 Be Safe program: an evidence-based community-disseminated program to positively impact children's beliefs about injury risk on playgrounds
    Barbara A Morrongiello
    Psychology Department, University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building Trent Lane, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Prev Sci 16:61-9. 2015
    ..This initial evaluation suggests that the Cool 2 Be Safe community program holds much promise as a means for addressing the issue of fall-risk behaviors by elementary school children on playgrounds...
  48. doi Evaluating a model linking assessed parent factors to four domains of youth risky driving
    Sarah Schmidt
    University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 69:40-50. 2014
    ..The Prototype-Willingness Model was not a good fit to explain these relations. Findings from this study highlight the role parents play in the development of youth risky driving practices. ..
  49. ncbi The role of supervision in child injury risk: definition, conceptual and measurement issues
    Gitanjali Saluja
    National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes for Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7510, USA
    Inj Control Saf Promot 11:17-22. 2004
    ..The framework includes family and community characteristics and policies/regulations that may be important in caregiver decisions to use active or passive injury prevention strategies. Future research directions are discussed...
  50. doi Parenting behaviors and attitudes about supervision among parents of acutely poisoned children
    Kelly A Sinclair
    Division of Emergency Medical Services, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64113, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:135-8. 2008
    ..This study describes the supervision beliefs of parents of children with unintentional poisonings and examines the relationship between supervision beliefs, household composition, and parental age...
  51. ncbi The Stamp-in-Safety program: a behavioral intervention to reduce behaviors that can lead to unintentional playground injury in a preschool setting
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, CH 415, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:152-62. 2006
    ..To introduce and evaluate the Stamp-in-Safety program, a behavioral intervention designed to increase the quality of supervision by teachers on preschool playgrounds and to reduce the risk of unintentional child playground injury...
  52. ncbi Brief report: Increasing children's safe pedestrian behaviors through simple skills training
    Benjamin K Barton
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:475-80. 2007
    ..Hundreds of American children are killed and thousands more injured annually as pedestrians. Simple and effective interventions targeting behavioral changes in children are needed...