Jennifer S Savage

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Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Development of a theory-based questionnaire to assess structure and control in parent feeding (SCPF)
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 14:9. 2017
  2. ncbi request reprint Low-Income Women's Feeding Practices and Perceptions of Dietary Guidance: A Qualitative Study
    Jennifer S Savage
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, 129 Noll Laboratory, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Matern Child Health J 20:2510-2517. 2016
  3. pmc The Intervention Nurses Start Infants Growing on Healthy Trajectories (INSIGHT) study
    Ian M Paul
    Department of Pediatrics, HS83, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Dr, Hershey 17033, PA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 14:184. 2014
  4. doi request reprint The addition of a plain or herb-flavored reduced-fat dip is associated with improved preschoolers' intake of vegetables
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:1090-5. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Serving smaller age-appropriate entree portions to children aged 3-5 y increases fruit and vegetable intake and reduces energy density and energy intake at lunch
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:335-41. 2012
  6. pmc Plausible reports of energy intake may predict body mass index in pre-adolescent girls
    Jennifer S Savage
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:131-5. 2008
  7. pmc Patterns of weight control strategies predict differences in women's 4-year weight gain
    Jennifer S Savage
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:513-20. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Do children eat less at meals when allowed to serve themselves?
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:36-43. 2012
  9. pmc Maternal controlling feeding practices and girls' inhibitory control interact to predict changes in BMI and eating in the absence of hunger from 5 to 7 y
    BRANDI Y ROLLINS
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research BYR, JSS, and LLB, the Department of Human Development and Family Studies BYR, El, and LLB, and the Department of Nutritional Sciences JSS and LLB, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:249-57. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Repeated exposure and associative conditioning promote preschool children's liking of vegetables
    Stephanie Anzman-Frasca
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, 129 Noll Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appetite 58:543-53. 2012

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Publications29

  1. pmc Development of a theory-based questionnaire to assess structure and control in parent feeding (SCPF)
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 14:9. 2017
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Low-Income Women's Feeding Practices and Perceptions of Dietary Guidance: A Qualitative Study
    Jennifer S Savage
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, 129 Noll Laboratory, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Matern Child Health J 20:2510-2517. 2016
    ..Focused efforts are needed to build partnerships between WIC providers and other health care providers to provide more consistent messages about responsive feeding to prevent early obesity...
  3. pmc The Intervention Nurses Start Infants Growing on Healthy Trajectories (INSIGHT) study
    Ian M Paul
    Department of Pediatrics, HS83, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Dr, Hershey 17033, PA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 14:184. 2014
    ..INSIGHT's central hypothesis is that responsive parenting and specifically responsive feeding promotes self-regulation and shared parent-child responsibility for feeding, reducing subsequent risk for overeating and overweight...
  4. doi request reprint The addition of a plain or herb-flavored reduced-fat dip is associated with improved preschoolers' intake of vegetables
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:1090-5. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Serving smaller age-appropriate entree portions to children aged 3-5 y increases fruit and vegetable intake and reduces energy density and energy intake at lunch
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:335-41. 2012
    ..Previous portion size research in children has focused on the impact of large entrée portions on children's intake, but less attention has been given to how intake at a meal is affected across a broader range of entrée portions...
  6. pmc Plausible reports of energy intake may predict body mass index in pre-adolescent girls
    Jennifer S Savage
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:131-5. 2008
    ..A relatively simple analytical procedure can be used to identify the magnitude and nature of reporting bias in dietary data...
  7. pmc Patterns of weight control strategies predict differences in women's 4-year weight gain
    Jennifer S Savage
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:513-20. 2010
    ..These findings provide evidence that self-reported weight control attempts do not necessarily lead to large weight gains; rather the amount of weight gain may depend on the type of weight control strategies that women are practicing...
  8. doi request reprint Do children eat less at meals when allowed to serve themselves?
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:36-43. 2012
    ..The effect of self-serving on young children's energy intake is not well understood...
  9. pmc Maternal controlling feeding practices and girls' inhibitory control interact to predict changes in BMI and eating in the absence of hunger from 5 to 7 y
    BRANDI Y ROLLINS
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research BYR, JSS, and LLB, the Department of Human Development and Family Studies BYR, El, and LLB, and the Department of Nutritional Sciences JSS and LLB, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:249-57. 2014
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Repeated exposure and associative conditioning promote preschool children's liking of vegetables
    Stephanie Anzman-Frasca
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, 129 Noll Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appetite 58:543-53. 2012
    ..The current evidence suggests that administering few small tastes of vegetables that are initially not liked can have a lasting impact on preschool children's liking and intake of those vegetables...
  11. pmc Measurement of food reinforcement in preschool children. Associations with food intake, BMI, and reward sensitivity
    BRANDI Y ROLLINS
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, 129 Noll Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, United States Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, 211 Henderson South, University Park, PA 16802, United States Electronic address
    Appetite 72:21-7. 2014
    ..This study demonstrates that with slight modifications, the RRV of food task is a valid and developmentally appropriate measure for assessing individual differences in food reinforcement among very young children...
  12. pmc Identification and prediction of latent classes of weight-loss strategies among women
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:833-40. 2010
    ..This person-centered approach provides a measure weight-control status, where the different statuses are characterized by particular combinations of healthy and unhealthy weight-loss strategies...
  13. pmc Dietary energy density predicts women's weight change over 6 y
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:677-84. 2008
    ..Dietary energy density (ED) is positively associated with energy intake, but little is known about long-term effects on weight change...
  14. pmc Dieting, restraint, and disinhibition predict women's weight change over 6 y
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, Department of Nutritional Sciences and Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:33-40. 2009
    ..Although disinhibited eating is positively associated with higher weight in women, it is not known whether restrained eating and dieting moderate the influence of disinhibited eating on weight change...
  15. ncbi request reprint Self-determined to exercise? Leisure-time exercise behavior, exercise motivation, and exercise dependence in youth
    Danielle Symons Downs
    Exercise Psychology Laboratory, the Dept of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 10:176-84. 2013
    ....
  16. pmc Preventing obesity during infancy: a pilot study
    Ian M Paul
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:353-61. 2011
    ..This suggests that multicomponent behavioral interventions may have potential for long-term obesity prevention (ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00359242)...
  17. pmc Effect of the INSIGHT Responsive Parenting Intervention on Rapid Infant Weight Gain and Overweight Status at Age 1 Year: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park2Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park
    JAMA Pediatr 170:742-9. 2016
    ..Rapid infant weight gain is associated with later obesity, but interventions to prevent rapid infant growth and reduce risk for overweight status in infancy are lacking...
  18. pmc Application of the multiphase optimization strategy to a pilot study: an empirical example targeting obesity among children of low-income mothers
    Kari C Kugler
    The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 404 Health and Human Development Building, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    BMC Public Health 16:1181. 2016
    ....
  19. pmc Parental encouragement of dieting promotes daughters' early dieting
    Katherine N Balantekin
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, 129 Noll Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 110 Chandlee Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA Electronic address
    Appetite 80:190-6. 2014
    ..Findings reveal that parental encouragement to diet may be counterproductive and that parents need alternative approaches to promote healthy patterns of intake and growth among young girls. ..
  20. pmc Parental influence on eating behavior: conception to adolescence
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 35:22-34. 2007
    ..To meet the challenge of promoting healthy weight in children in the current eating environment, parents need guidance regarding alternatives to traditional feeding practices...
  21. ncbi request reprint Determinants of eating attitudes among overweight and non-overweight adolescents
    Danielle Symons Downs
    Exercise Psychology Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:138-45. 2007
    ....
  22. pmc INSIGHT responsive parenting intervention is associated with healthier patterns of dietary exposures in infants
    Emily E Hohman
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 25:185-191. 2017
    ..To determine whether a responsive parenting (RP) intervention affects infant dietary patterns...
  23. pmc Patterns of weight-control behavior among 15 year old girls
    Katherine N Balantekin
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, 129 Noll Laboratory, University Park, Pennsylvania
    Int J Eat Disord 48:589-600. 2015
    ..The objectives were to identify and predict patterns of weight-control behavior in 15 years old (yo) girls and to examine weight-control group differences in energy intake...
  24. pmc Adolescent body satisfaction: the role of perceived parental encouragement for physical activity
    Jennifer S Savage
    Departments of Kinesiology, 266 Recreation Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:90. 2009
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  25. doi request reprint WIC mothers' depressive symptoms are associated with greater use of feeding to soothe, regardless of perceived child negativity
    Jennifer S Savage
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, USA
    Pediatr Obes . 2016
    ..Maternal symptoms of depression are related to suboptimal parenting practices and child well-being; women with elevated symptoms tend to be less responsive to their children...
  26. doi request reprint Brain response to images of food varying in energy density is associated with body composition in 7- to 10-year-old children: Results of an exploratory study
    S Nicole Fearnbach
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Physiol Behav 162:3-9. 2016
    ..These results confirm our hypothesis that brain response to foods varying in energy content is related to measures of child body composition. ..
  27. pmc Using Propensity Score Methods To Assess Causal Effects of Mothers' Dieting Behavior on Daughters' Early Dieting Behavior
    Donna L Coffman
    1 The Methodology Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    Child Obes 12:334-40. 2016
    ..e., modeling). Because it is not possible to randomly assign girls to a mother who is dieting versus not dieting, causal inference regarding the effects of mothers' modeling behaviors on daughters' dieting is not straightforward...
  28. doi request reprint Patterns of early dietary exposures have implications for maternal and child weight outcomes
    Chelsea M Rose
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 24:430-8. 2016
    ..This article examines relations between patterns of dietary exposures at 9 months and infant and maternal weight status at 1 year postpartum...
  29. ncbi request reprint Self-determined to exercise? Leisure-time exercise behavior, exercise motivation, and exercise dependence in youth
    Danielle Symons Downs
    Exercise Psychology Laboratory, the Dept of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    J Phys Act Health 10:176-84. 2013
    ....