Susan L Johnson
Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
- Healthcare providers' perceptions of the factors contributing to infant obesity in a low-income Mexican American communitySusan L Johnson
The Healthy Youth and Families Initiative, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA
J Spec Pediatr Nurs 13:180-90. 2008..To examine healthcare professionals' perceptions of Mexican American infant feeding practices and obesity...
- Improving Preschoolers' self-regulation of energy intakeS L Johnson
Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA
Pediatrics 106:1429-35. 2000..Feeding strategies that focus on external signals, like the time of day or amount of food left on a plate, tend to diminish children's ability to respond to internal cues of hunger and fullness...
- Evaluation of a social marketing campaign targeting preschool childrenSusan L Johnson
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
Am J Health Behav 31:44-55. 2007..To determine the effectiveness of a pilot social marketing program to increase preschoolers' willingness to try new foods...
- Non-Hispanic white and Hispanic elementary school children's self-regulation of energy intakeSusan L Johnson
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80231, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 83:1276-82. 2006..Preschool-aged children consistently self-regulate energy intake by adjusting food intake to reflect the energy density of the diet. However, only select adults demonstrate self-regulation skills related to energy density cues...
- Does nutritional intake differ between children with autism spectrum disorders and children with typical development?Alison C Herndon
University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 39:212-22. 2009..Large proportions of children in both groups did not meet national recommendations for daily intake of fiber, calcium, iron, vitamin E, and vitamin D...
- Assessing food appeal and desire to eat: the effects of portion size & energy densityKyle S Burger
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:101. 2011..Visual presentation of food provides considerable information such as its potential for palatability and availability, both of which can impact eating behavior...
- Efficacy and safety of a high protein, low carbohydrate diet for weight loss in severely obese adolescentsNancy F Krebs
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
J Pediatr 157:252-8. 2010..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of a carbohydrate restricted versus a low fat diet on weight loss, metabolic markers, body composition, and cardiac function tests in severely obese adolescents...
- Dietary fat increases energy intake across the range of typical consumption in the United StatesWilliam Donahoo
Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:64-9. 2008..This study was designed to measure accurately the voluntary food and energy intake over a range of typical intake for dietary fat...
- Early growth faltering in healthy term infants predicts longitudinal growthErin S Ross
Section of Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Early Hum Dev 85:583-8. 2009..Early growth monitoring may not identify infants at-risk for later growth faltering because it is difficult for the provider to recognize how large of a negative shift might be problematic...
- Mechanisms behind the portion size effect: visibility and bite sizeKyle S Burger
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:546-51. 2011..These data suggest that the portion size effect is not impacted by removing the visual cue of food and that this effect occurs via changes in bite size in adults...
- Confirmatory factor analysis of the Child Feeding Questionnaire among low-income African American families of preschool childrenRichard E Boles
University of Colorado Denver, Department of Pediatrics, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Appetite 54:402-5. 2010..69; Pressure to Eat=0.58). These results suggest further psychometric clarification is needed to understand commonly reported feeding practice constructs among low-income African American mothers of preschool aged children...
- Biological determinants linking infant weight gain and child obesity: current knowledge and future directionsBridget E Young
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
Adv Nutr 3:675-86. 2012..Improved understanding and management of these early postnatal determinants of childhood obesity may have great impact on reducing its prevalence...
- Effects of short-term overfeeding on hunger, satiety, and energy intake in thin and reduced-obese individualsMarc Andre Cornier
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 E 9th Ave, B 151, Denver, CO 80226, USA
Appetite 43:253-9. 2004..These individuals may sense positive energy balance more appropriately than those individuals prone to weight gain...
- Number of days, number of subjects, and sources of variation in longitudinal intervention or crossover feeding trials with multiple days of measurementGary K Grunwald
Center for Human Nutrition and Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
Br J Nutr 90:1087-95. 2003..Greater precision and fewer required days were noted in the study (Olestra) that exerted greater control over the subjects and diets during the feeding protocol...
- Family Chaos and Child Functioning in Relation to Sleep Problems Among Children at Risk for ObesityRichard E Boles
A Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado
Behav Sleep Med 15:114-128. 2017....
- Home-schooled children are thinner, leaner, and report better diets relative to traditionally schooled childrenMichelle Cardel
Department of Pediatric Nutrition, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:497-503. 2014..To examine and compare the relationships among diet, physical activity, and adiposity between home-schooled children (HSC) and traditionally schooled children (TSC)...
- Iron status in children with autism spectrum disorderAnn Reynolds
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado, Children s Hospital Colorado, 13123 East 16th Avenue, B 140, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
Pediatrics 130:S154-9. 2012..The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence of ID and the adequacy of iron intake in children with ASD in the United States...
- Disease severity at time of referral for pediatric failure to thrive and obesity: time for a paradigm shift?Laurie A Miller
Section of Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver 80262, USA
J Pediatr 141:121-4. 2002..Results indicated that underweight children were mildly underweight, whereas the overweight children were severely so. In primary care settings, underweight children may be referred more aggressively than overweight children...
- Parenting and Preschooler TV Viewing in Low-Income Mexican Americans: Development of the Parenting Practices Regarding TV Viewing (PPRTV) ScaleDarcy A Thompson
Section of Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Texas, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, TX Department of Biostatistics and Informatics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO Department of Pediatrics, Denver Health, Denver, CO Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 37:465-74. 2016..To develop and test a comprehensive, culturally based measure of parenting practices regarding television (TV) viewing in low-income Mexican-American mothers of preschoolers...
- Home food and activity assessment. Development and validation of an instrument for diverse families of young childrenRichard E Boles
Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA Electronic address
Appetite 80:23-7. 2014..A modified home food and activity instrument was found to reliably identify foods and activity devices with geographically and economically diverse families. ..
- Children's food acceptance patterns: the interface of ontogeny and nutrition needsSusan L Johnson
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Center for Human Nutrition, Denver 80262, USA
Nutr Rev 60:S91-4. 2002..Engendering healthful eating styles requires recognition of children's needs and abilities and a positive, structured environment in which learning and self-regulation are encouraged...
- Alteration of dietary fat intake to prevent weight gain: Jayhawk Observed Eating TrialJoseph E Donnelly
Energy Balance Laboratory and Center for Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Weight Management, Schiefelbusch Institute for Lifespan Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:107-12. 2008..To examine the effects of ad libitum diets with three distinct levels of fat intake for the prevention of weight gain in sedentary, normal-weight and overweight men and women...
- About feeding children: mealtimes in child-care centers in four western statesMadeleine Sigman-Grant
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Las Vegas, NV 89123, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:340-6. 2008..These findings bring focus to the need to educate child-care staff and directors about the impact of mealtime environments on child health and development...
- Familial aggregation of energy intake in childrenMyles S Faith
Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 79:844-50. 2004..Insights may be achieved by testing whether the eating patterns of children are associated with demographic variables or whether they aggregate among family members...
- Effects of 16 mo of verified, supervised aerobic exercise on macronutrient intake in overweight men and women: the Midwest Exercise TrialJoseph E Donnelly
Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management, Energy Balance Laboratory, The Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, 66045, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 78:950-6. 2003..It is commonly believed that moderate aerobic exercise leads to changes in diet composition, specifically, an increase in carbohydrate intake at the expense of fat intake...
- Effects of a 16-month randomized controlled exercise trial on body weight and composition in young, overweight men and women: the Midwest Exercise TrialJoseph E Donnelly
Energy Balance Laboratory, Schiefelbusch Life Span Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045, USA
Arch Intern Med 163:1343-50. 2003..We hypothesized that a 16-month program of verified exercise would prevent weight gain or provide weight loss in the exercise group compared with controls...
- Project Grow-2-Gether: a study of the genetic and environmental influences on child eating and obesityMyles S Faith
Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
Twin Res 5:472-5. 2002..Future directions may involve longitudinal assessment of child growth and molecular analyses for specific genes that influence child eating behavior...
- A low-fat afterschool snack improves the nutritional quality of elementary school children's dietsDebra K Sullivan
Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7250, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 102:707-9. 2002
- Validation of energy intake measurements determined from observer-recorded food records and recall methods compared with the doubly labeled water method in overweight and obese individualsMary E Hise
Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 75:263-7. 2002..Measurements of dietary intake in obese and overweight populations are often inaccurate because food intakes are underestimated...
- Using social marketing principles to guide the development of a nutrition education initiative for preschool-aged childrenLaura Young
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1571, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 36:250-7. 2004..Key strategies used and findings from the formative evaluation process are presented herein in an effort to provide insight for nutrition educators interested in developing similar interventions...