nursery schools

Summary

Summary: Schools for children usually under five years of age.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Parents' and teachers' opinions about the school food policy in Belgian Flemish nursery schools
    Carine Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital BlokA, 2 Floor, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1268-81. 2009
  2. ncbi Elemental carbon and respirable particulate matter in the indoor air of apartments and nursery schools and ambient air in Berlin (Germany)
    H Fromme
    Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit, Oberschleissheim, Germany
    Indoor Air 15:335-41. 2005
  3. ncbi [Epidemiological study of oral dental health of 4-year-old children in french nursery schools]
    D Droz
    Département d odontologie pédiatrique, Faculte de Chirurgie Dentaire, avenue de Lattre de Tassigny, 54000 Nancy, France
    Arch Pediatr 13:1222-9. 2006
  4. ncbi [Intestinal parasites in nursery schools of Lages, southern Brazil]
    Rosiléia Marinho de Quadros
    Departamento de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Universidade do Planalto Catarinense
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 37:422-3. 2004
  5. doi Minding controls in curriculum study
    Jean Mercer
    Science 319:1185-6; author reply 1185-6. 2008
  6. ncbi The effects of an early intervention music curriculum on prereading/writing
    D Register
    Florida State University, USA
    J Music Ther 38:239-48. 2001
  7. ncbi [Research on health education and promotion in Spanish nursery and primary schools. A systematic review of studies published between 1995 and 2005]
    Mari Carmen Davó
    Area de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, Espana
    Gac Sanit 22:58-64. 2008
  8. ncbi A two-year prospective follow-up study of community-based early intensive behavioural intervention and specialist nursery provision for children with autism spectrum disorders
    Iliana Magiati
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:803-12. 2007
  9. ncbi Initiations of social interactions by young hearing impaired preschoolers
    Amatzia Weisel
    School of Education, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 10:161-70. 2005
  10. ncbi [Early speech promotion as chance]
    Zvi Penner
    Universitat Konstanz, Geschäftsführer von Kon Lab GmbH, Frauenfeld, Schweiz
    Kinderkrankenschwester 24:450-4. 2005

Research Grants

  1. CV RISK REDUCTION IN MINORITY PRESCHOOL CHILDREN
    Christine Williams; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. IMPLEMENTATION OF COMPREHENSIVE CLINICAL NUTRITION CURR
    Christine Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. TRIAL OF ACTIVITY FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS - FIELD CENTER
    Russell Pate; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. PROMOTION OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS
    Russell Pate; Fiscal Year: 2004
  5. THE CHILD'S THEORY OF MIND
    HENRY WELLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
  6. DEVELOPMENT OF COGNITIVE FUNCTIONS: FRONTAL LOBE
    Adele Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2003
  7. Cognitive Functions Linked to Frontal Lobe
    Adele Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications175 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Parents' and teachers' opinions about the school food policy in Belgian Flemish nursery schools
    Carine Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital BlokA, 2 Floor, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1268-81. 2009
    ..Fruit is not always available at school, although parents would appreciate it. Parents of lower educational level are in general more permissive...
  2. ncbi Elemental carbon and respirable particulate matter in the indoor air of apartments and nursery schools and ambient air in Berlin (Germany)
    H Fromme
    Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit, Oberschleissheim, Germany
    Indoor Air 15:335-41. 2005
    ..In all, 123 apartments and 74 nursery schools were analyzed with and without tobacco smoke interference and the households in two measuring periods...
  3. ncbi [Epidemiological study of oral dental health of 4-year-old children in french nursery schools]
    D Droz
    Département d odontologie pédiatrique, Faculte de Chirurgie Dentaire, avenue de Lattre de Tassigny, 54000 Nancy, France
    Arch Pediatr 13:1222-9. 2006
    ..The departmental service of maternal and infantile protection (PMI) of Moselle (Lorraine region), together with the Paediatric Dentistry Department from Nancy University, organized a study of the dental health of 4-year-old children...
  4. ncbi [Intestinal parasites in nursery schools of Lages, southern Brazil]
    Rosiléia Marinho de Quadros
    Departamento de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Universidade do Planalto Catarinense
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 37:422-3. 2004
    Two hundred children from nursery schools in Lages, southern Brazil, were associated as to parasitic infections. The overall prevalence of helminths and protozoa was 70.5%, affecting 61.4% of male and 74.5% of female children...
  5. doi Minding controls in curriculum study
    Jean Mercer
    Science 319:1185-6; author reply 1185-6. 2008
  6. ncbi The effects of an early intervention music curriculum on prereading/writing
    D Register
    Florida State University, USA
    J Music Ther 38:239-48. 2001
    ..Implications for curriculum design and academic and social applications of music in Early Intervention programs are discussed...
  7. ncbi [Research on health education and promotion in Spanish nursery and primary schools. A systematic review of studies published between 1995 and 2005]
    Mari Carmen Davó
    Area de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, Espana
    Gac Sanit 22:58-64. 2008
    ..To identify the characteristics of health education and promotion interventions in Spanish nursery and primary schools, through the studies published in scientific journals...
  8. ncbi A two-year prospective follow-up study of community-based early intensive behavioural intervention and specialist nursery provision for children with autism spectrum disorders
    Iliana Magiati
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:803-12. 2007
    ..This prospective study compared outcome for pre-school children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) receiving autism-specific nursery provision or home-based Early Intensive Behavioural Interventions (EIBI) in a community setting...
  9. ncbi Initiations of social interactions by young hearing impaired preschoolers
    Amatzia Weisel
    School of Education, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 10:161-70. 2005
    ..The discussion addressed implications regarding integration of children with hearing impairment into regular educational settings...
  10. ncbi [Early speech promotion as chance]
    Zvi Penner
    Universitat Konstanz, Geschäftsführer von Kon Lab GmbH, Frauenfeld, Schweiz
    Kinderkrankenschwester 24:450-4. 2005
  11. pmc An outbreak of diarrhoea due to multiple antimicrobial-resistant Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O26:H11 in a nursery
    N Hiruta
    Yokosuka City Institute of Public Health, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    Epidemiol Infect 127:221-7. 2001
    ....
  12. ncbi Pre-school teachers' knowledge, attitudes and practices on childhood developmental and behavioural disorders in Singapore
    Wee Bin Lian
    Department of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, and Child Development Unit, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:187-94. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi Caries in preschool children in Amman, Jordan and the relationship to socio-demographic factors
    A Sayegh
    Dept of Transcultural Oral Health, Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, UK
    Int Dent J 52:87-93. 2002
    ....
  14. pmc Determinants of cognitive function in childhood: a cohort study in a middle income context
    Darci N Santos
    Department of Collective Health, Institute of Collective Health, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 8:202. 2008
    ..This study aimed to examine the relative contributions of both proximal and distal risk factors on child cognitive development, by breaking down the possible causal pathways through which poverty affects cognition...
  15. ncbi [Greetings from the forest kindergarten--the harvest mite dermatitis]
    Dieter Hassler
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 127:1801. 2002
  16. ncbi The validity of nursery teachers' report on the physical activity of young children
    Xiaoli Chen
    Department of Welfare Promotion and Epidemiology, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Faculty of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:367-74. 2002
    ..The results suggest that nursery teachers' respondent for children in physical activity may be used as a valid measure to evaluate young children's physical activity levels, especially in nursery setting...
  17. ncbi [Epidemic of Trichophyton tonsurans tinea capitis in a nursery school in the Southern suburbs of Paris]
    C Viguie-Vallanet
    Groupe Hospitalier Cochin, Saint Vincent de Paul, La Roche Guyon, Antenne de Mycologie, Pavillon Tarnier, Paris
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 132:432-8. 2005
    ..In March 2001 a school and family survey was conducted in a nursery school in the Southern suburbs of Paris, during an epidemic of Trichophyton tondsurans tinea...
  18. ncbi An enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O103 outbreak at a nursery school in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan
    Ryoko Muraoka
    Miyazaki Prefecture Central Public Health Office, Miyazaki 880 0032, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 60:410-1. 2007
  19. ncbi Distribution of enterobiasis among nursery school children in SE Estonia and of other helminthiases in Estonia
    Mare Remm
    Tartu School of Health Care, Nooruse 9, 50411 Tartu, Estonia
    Parasitol Res 99:729-36. 2006
    ..A total of 954 nursery school children were examined from 22 nursery schools in Tartu and Põlva counties in Estonia...
  20. ncbi Exposure of nursery school children and their parents and teachers to di-n-butylphthalate and butylbenzylphthalate
    Holger M Koch
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic of Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Schillerstrasse 25 29, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:223-9. 2005
    ..To obtain an estimate of internal exposure to DnBP and BBzP we compared the excretion of their metabolites in the urine of nursery school children with that of their teachers and parents...
  21. pmc Teacher report and direct assessment of preferences for identifying reinforcers for young children
    Catherine A Cote
    University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 40:157-66. 2007
    ..Despite poor correspondence between rankings generated through the teacher interview and direct preference assessment, results of the reinforcer assessment suggest that both methods are effective in identifying reinforcers for toddlers...
  22. ncbi Effect of nutrition education and diet modification in iron depleted preschool children in nurseries in Tehran: a pilot study
    Farnaz Khoshnevisan
    Department of Nutrition Research, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 74:264-8. 2004
    ..Therefore, educating mothers of iron-deficient children while increasing the iron stores in children can prevent the recurrence of iron deficiency and result in general child well-being...
  23. pmc Longitudinal study of transmission, diversity, and stability of Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sobrinus genotypes in Brazilian nursery children
    Marlise Inez Klein
    Department of Oral Diagnosis, State University of Campinas Piracicaba School of Dentistry, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4620-6. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi From research to policy and practice: the School of the 21st Century
    Edward Zigler
    Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511 2187, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:175-81. 2007
    ..The authors' work with the School of the 21st Century shows that schools can provide high-quality, developmentally appropriate care and that these programs benefit later school performance...
  25. pmc Nasal carriage of a single clone of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among kindergarten attendees in northern Taiwan
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Infect Dis 7:51. 2007
    ..To evaluate the prevalence and microbiological characterization of community-acquired (CA) methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) nasal carriage in a kindergarten...
  26. ncbi Nutrition provided to Mexican-American preschool children on the Texas-Mexico border
    Nelda Mier
    Social and Behavioral Health, South Texas Center School of Rural Public Health, Health Science Center, Texas A and M University System, Temple, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:311-5. 2007
    ..001), and potassium (P<0.001). Nutrition interventions targeting low-income border Mexican-American families should emphasize the need and importance of providing children with diets that meet the Recommended Dietary Allowances...
  27. ncbi Associations of length of employment and working conditions with neck, shoulder and arm pain among nursery school teachers
    Yuichiro Ono
    Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Aichi Ken, Japan
    Ind Health 40:149-58. 2002
    A cross-sectional questionnaire study was carried out on nursery school (NS) teachers in public nursery schools in N city in Japan to determine the magnitude of associations of probable risk factors with neck, shoulder, and arm pain, ..
  28. ncbi [Evaluation of vaccine coverage in children from 2 to 4 years old in South-Eastern France]
    V Guagliardo
    Observatoire Régional de la Santé Provence Alpes Côte d Azur ORS PACA, Marseille, France
    Arch Pediatr 14:338-44. 2007
    ..Few studies have evaluated vaccination coverage in early childhood in South-Eastern France and spatial and social factors associated to it...
  29. pmc Relationship between parental locus of control and caries experience in preschool children - cross-sectional survey
    Erika Lencová
    Institute of Dental Research 1st Faculty of Medicine of the Charles University and General Teaching Hospital, Prague, The Czech Republic
    BMC Public Health 8:208. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi [Activities of medical practitioners in nursery schools for children under 6 years-old: the expectations of the facilities' directors]
    Serge Fanello
    Département universitaire de santé publique, UFR Medecine, CHU Angers, 49333 Angers cedex 9
    Sante Publique 19:163-70. 2007
    ..It is based on the analysis of 139 questionnaires received from nursery schools' managers from the Pays de Loire region in 2005...
  31. ncbi Developmental changes in consistency of preferential feeling for peers and objects around age four
    Izumi Uehara
    Department of Culture and Psychology, Faculty of Human Studies, Seisen Jogakuin College, Nagano, Japan
    Psychol Rep 94:335-47. 2004
    ..The results are discussed in relation to the critical developmental changes about age 4 in other cognitive abilities...
  32. ncbi Combined genogroup I and II norovirus infection at a nursery
    Kiyoko Uchino
    Sakai City Institute of Public Health, Sakai, Osaka, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 59:270-2. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi [Evaluation of an oral health promotion program after one year of implementation in a nursery school]
    Stephanie Tubert-Jeannin
    Universite d Auvergne, Departement de sante publique, Equipe d Accueil 3847, UFR d Odontologie, 63000 Clermont Ferrand, France
    Sante Publique 20:7-17. 2008
    An oral health promotion programme and study are currently being carried out in 9 nursery schools with children at high risk for cavities located in the deprived neighbourhoods of the city of Clermont-Ferrand (France)...
  34. pmc The Seoul Metropolitan Preschool Vision Screening Programme: results from South Korea
    H T Lim
    Department of Ophthalmology, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:929-33. 2004
    ..To report on a new model of preschool vision screening that was performed in metropolitan Seoul and to investigate the distribution of various ocular disorders in this metropolitan preschool population...
  35. ncbi [Health checkups for children of 3-4 years of age in the Hauts-de-Seine department (France): results and prospects]
    C Bois
    Service départemental de PMI, conseil général des Hauts de Seine, 92015 Nanterre cedex, France
    Arch Pediatr 17:233-42. 2010
    A mission of the department's State Maternal and Child Welfare Service is to organize the first checkups for children attending nursery schools. Here, we present the data of the Hauts-de-Seine department (France).
  36. ncbi [Nutritional status of preschool children attending the Chilean National Nursery Schools Council Programs (JUNJI): assessment of the agreement among anthropometric indicators of obesity and central obesity]
    Yareni Gutiérez-Gómez
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Arch Latinoam Nutr 59:30-7. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were: (1) assess the nutritional status of children attending the Chilean National Nursery Schools Council Program (JUNJI); (2) assess the agreement between general and central obesity anthropometric ..
  37. ncbi Prevalence and socio-demographic associations of undernutrition and obesity among preschool children in Cyprus
    S C Savva
    Research and Education Foundation of Child Health, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1259-65. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence of undernutrition and obesity in preschool children in Cyprus and identify possible associations...
  38. ncbi From clinical activities to didactics and research in occupational medicine
    L Alessio
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Med Lav 97:393-401. 2006
    ..This trend should be quantitatively and qualitatively verified with ad hoc studies. The information is particularly relevant for Academic Institutions where medical students and residents in occupational medicine are trained...
  39. ncbi [Detection of transmissible forms of enteroparasites in water and vegetables consumed at schools in Sorocaba, São Paulo state, Brazil]
    L M Coelho
    Departamento de Morfologia e Patologia, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 34:479-82. 2001
    Water and raw vegetables consumed in ten nursery schools were evaluated for the presence of transmissible forms of enteroparasites. The water was submitted to filtration through membranes...
  40. ncbi Risk factors of incident melanocytic nevi: a longitudinal study in a cohort of 1,232 young German children
    Jurgen Bauer
    Department of Dermatology, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    Int J Cancer 115:121-6. 2005
    ..study with a 3-year follow-up was conducted in 1,232 young children 2-7 years of age attending 78 public nursery schools in Bochum and Stuttgart, Germany...
  41. ncbi Dental caries in the primary dentition in public nursery school children in Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    I C Leite
    Faculdade de Odontologia, Centro Integrado de Saúde, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, MG, 36030 330, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 16:717-22. 2000
    ..in the primary dentition and associated variables in low socioeconomic preschool children enrolled in public nursery schools in Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil...
  42. ncbi [An evaluation and comparison of the methodology of 2 otophoniatric screenings performed in the 1989-1990 biennium on a sample of 4-year-old children attending nursery schools]
    C Mioni
    Sezione di Otofoniatria Infantile
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 12:55-67. 1992
    ..this screening was considered experimental in four schools, the ultimate goal is to extend it to all the nursery schools in the same area...
  43. ncbi Interventional study in 1,232 young German children to prevent the development of melanocytic nevi failed to change sun exposure and sun protective behavior
    Jurgen Bauer
    Department of Dermatology, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    Int J Cancer 116:755-61. 2005
    ..A total of 1,812 children in 78 public nursery schools in 2 German cities were randomized to 3 study arms: (i) parents were informed on study purpose and sun ..
  44. ncbi [Effects of aircraft noise on preschool children's misbehaviours: results of research around the Kadena and Futenma airfields in Okinawa]
    Tomohiro Tokuyama
    Okinawa Prefectural College of Nursing, Okinawa, Japan
    Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi 64:14-25. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between aircraft noise exposure as expressed by Weighted Equivalent Continuous Perceived Noise Level (WECPNL) and preschool children's misbehaviours around the Kadena and Futenma airfields in Okinawa...
  45. ncbi Time-activity-patterns of some selected small groups as a basis for exposure estimation: a methodological study
    W H Dörre
    Universitatsklinikum Charite, Institut für Mikrobiologie und Hygiene, Medizinische Fakultat, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Germany
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 7:471-91. 1997
    ..The toddlers spent an average of 87.6% of their time indoors (66.2% at home, 20.4% at nursery schools, 1% at other indoor areas), 11.2% of their time outdoors, and 1...
  46. ncbi [Fathers' child-rearing behavior and influencing factors]
    Takashi Naruse
    Department of Community Health Nursing, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 56:402-10. 2009
    ..Fathers' child-rearing is still limited in Japan. This study describes the current situation of fathers' child-rearing and examines the association with positive spillover...
  47. ncbi [Vaccination coverage of foreign children and their parents' views on immunization services in Gunma Prefecture, Japan]
    Satoshi Tsukui
    Department of Health and Welfare, Gunma Prefectural Government
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 56:35-42. 2009
    ..The aim was to evaluate vaccination coverage among foreign children living in an urban area of Gunma Prefecture, Japan and to examine their parents' views concerning the local immunization services...
  48. ncbi [Food borne infectious outbreaks, Austria 2005]
    Peter Much
    Osterreichische Agentur fur Gesundheit und Ernahrungssicherheit, Kompetenzzentrum Infektionsepidemiologie, Wien, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 119:150-7. 2007
    ..restaurants, cafeterias) 34 x, family celebrations 14 x, nursery schools 4 x, festivities (e.g...
  49. ncbi The effect of a single educational input given to school teachers on patient's correct handling after dental trauma
    F K Kahabuka
    Faculty of Dentistry, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    SADJ 56:284-7. 2001
    ..of children who sustained tooth avulsion from primary schools that belonged to a seminar group and from nursery schools that belonged to a mailed guidelines group...
  50. ncbi Foodborne outbreaks, Austria 2007
    Peter Much
    Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety AGES, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 121:77-85. 2009
    ..g. restaurants, cafeterias) 24 times, family celebrations, nursery schools, take-aways and barbecues 22 times, nursing homes and hospitals eight times...
  51. ncbi Cross-sectional comparisons of caries time trends in nursery school children in Sendai, Japan
    H Mayanagi
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 23:344-9. 1995
    ..An annual clinical dental examination of children aged 2-5 yr at 13 nursery schools in Sendai City was carried out in 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987 and 1992...
  52. ncbi Universal newborn hearing screening and postnatal hearing loss
    Viktor Weichbold
    Clinical Department of Hearing, Voice and Speech Disorders, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Pediatrics 117:e631-6. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the percentage of children who have a postnatal permanent childhood hearing impairment (PCHI) and the percentage thereof who have risk indicators for a postnatal hearing loss...
  53. ncbi Assessment of the mean daily dietary intake of acrylamide in alexandria
    Sanaa I Saleh
    Regional Center for Food and Feed, Agricultural Research Center, Alexandria, Egypt
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 82:331-45. 2007
    ..417 males and 405 females) were randomly selected, from different places such as clubs, schools, university, nursery schools, homes and companies, from different socio-demographic sectors of the Alexandria population...
  54. ncbi Interventions for increasing physical activity at child care
    Dianne S Ward
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7426, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:526-34. 2010
    ..intervention studies targeting physical activity conducted within a child care setting (including preschools, nursery schools, and day care)...
  55. ncbi [Individual social characteristics, municipal environment and the prevalence of weight problems in early childhood: a multilevel analysis]
    P Verger
    Observatoire Régional de la Santé, Provence Alpes Côte d Azur ORS PACA, Marseille, France
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 55:347-56. 2007
    ....
  56. ncbi [Language promotion in kindergartens in Biberach county--an analysis of the state foundation subsidized language intervention project]
    M Spannenkrebs
    Kreisgesundheitsamt Biberach, Amtsleiter Dr Volker Baumann
    Gesundheitswesen 67:777-80. 2005
    ..Therefore we advise further language-intervention programmes in nursery-schools to be conducted as early as possible. Furthermore analytical observation and supervision must be standard to maintain a high level of effectiveness...
  57. ncbi Antimicrobial effect of fluoride mouthrinse on mutans streptococci and lactobacilli in saliva
    A Yoshihara
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Niigata University, Faculty of Dentistry, Niigata, Japan
    Pediatr Dent 23:113-7. 2001
    ..This study was designed to determine whether the long-term use of fluoride mouthrinse affects the salivary levels of mutans streptococci and lactobacilli...
  58. ncbi [Influence of smoking cigarettes on the development of the child and its health condition]
    Iwona Pirogowicz
    Katedra i Zakład Medycyny Rodzinnej, Akademia Medyczna we Wrocławiu
    Przegl Lek 65:427-31. 2008
    ..Research was made with the use of 100 anonymous questionnaires among parents of children from nursery schools in Opole...
  59. ncbi Traumatic dental injuries in nursery schoolchildren from Baghdad, Iraq
    K H Yagot
    Department of Pedodontics, Orthodontics and Preventive Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Baghdad, Iraq
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 16:292-3. 1988
    ..The sample consisted of 2389 children aged 1-4 yr enrolled in 39 nursery schools. The prevalence of injuries was 24.4% (24.5% in boys and 24.3% in girls)...
  60. ncbi Parental control over feeding and children's fruit and vegetable intake: how are they related?
    Jane Wardle
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, England
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:227-32. 2005
    ..To extend the investigation to boys and examine sex differences. To test the hypothesis that children's food neophobia explains this association...
  61. ncbi Sleeping pattern of kindergartners and nursery school children: function of daytime nap
    Kazuhiko Fukuda
    Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education, Fukushima University, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 94:219-28. 2002
    ..answered by parents this study investigated the sleeping pattern of children attending kindergartens or nursery schools and the function of an afternoon nap...
  62. ncbi Caries prevalence and tooth surface distribution in a group of 5-year-old Italian children
    R Ferro
    Dental Unit, Regional Centre for the Study, the prevention and the therapy of dental diseases of Veneto region, Cittadella Hospital, Cittadella PD, Italy
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 10:33-7. 2009
    This was to investigate caries experience and patterns in a sample of 5-year-old children attending nursery schools in the Veneto Region (Italy).
  63. ncbi Reductions in the energy content of meals served in the Chilean National Nursery School Council Program did not consistently decrease obesity among beneficiaries
    Camila Corvalan
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 138:2237-43. 2008
    In 2001, the Chilean National Nursery Schools Council Program reduced by 10% the energy content (approximately 418.7 kJ) of meals served to children to reduce obesity...
  64. ncbi Demographic, familial and trait predictors of fruit and vegetable consumption by pre-school children
    L J Cooke
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Public Health Nutr 7:295-302. 2004
    ..To examine the contribution to fruit and vegetable eating in children of potential predictive variables within the domains of demographics, parental feeding practices and personality traits...
  65. pmc Feasibility of the Young Children's Nutrition Assessment on the Web
    Carine Anna Vereecken
    FWO Flanders, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1896-902. 2009
    ..A sample of 862 parents from 56 nursery schools completed a paper-and-pencil questionnaire containing sociodemographic variables and a food frequency ..
  66. ncbi Prevalence of dental trauma children aged 1-3 years in Joao Pessoa (Brazil)
    E M Beltrão
    Dept of Paediatric Dentistry, Federal University of Paraiba, Paraiba, Brazil
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 8:141-3. 2007
    ..This was to determine the prevalence and distribution of traumatic injuries to primary anterior teeth in children from 1 to 3 years-old...
  67. ncbi Prolonged incubation period of salmonellosis associated with low bacterial doses
    Kazuo Abe
    Miyagi Prefectural Institute of Public Health and Environment, Miyagino ku, Sendai shi 983 0836, Japan
    J Food Prot 67:2735-40. 2004
    In gastroenteritis outbreaks caused by Salmonella-contaminated lunches at elementary, junior high, and nursery schools. outbreaks with long median incubation periods (i.e...
  68. ncbi Developmental enamel defects and their association with dental caries in preschoolers in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Najat Farsi
    Department of Preventive Dental Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Oral Health Prev Dent 8:85-92. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the prevalence, severity and association of developmental enamel defects (DED) and dental caries in a sample of 4- and 5-year-old children living in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia...
  69. ncbi Incidence of type 1 diabetes mellitus in Passo Fundo, RS, Brazil
    H R Lisboa
    Departamento de Medicina Interna, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Passo Fundo, RS, Brasil
    Braz J Med Biol Res 31:1553-6. 1998
    ..Primary and nursery schools and a general call through the media (newspapers, radio and television) was the secondary source...
  70. ncbi [Screening by teachers for language and behavior difficulties in 2059 children aged 3,5 years]
    C Chevrie-Muller
    CNRS UMR 8606, Laboratoire d Etudes sur l Acquisition et la Pathologie du Langage, 7, rue Guy Moquet, 94801 Villejuif Cedex
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 53:645-57. 2005
    ..These disorders are risk factors for later poor school achievement and social life. However, presence of real disorders must be differentiated from environmental factors, such as low educational level of the parents or bilingual family...
  71. ncbi [Physical and motor development of children with different social origins]
    Christiane Scheffler
    Institut für Biochemie und Biologie, Abt Humanbiologie, Universitat Potsdam
    Anthropol Anz 62:421-8. 2004
    ..In 2001/2002 a longitudinal study started in 17 nursery schools in Berlin. The results of the first investigation on 224 children are demonstrated here...
  72. ncbi Traumatic dental injuries in Brazilian preschool children
    Paulo Floriani Kramer
    Pediatric Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo USP, SP, Brazil
    Dent Traumatol 19:299-303. 2003
    ..traumatic injuries to primary anterior teeth in children from zero to 6 years old, all attendees in 28 public nursery schools in Canoas (Brazil). A total of 1545 boys and girls participated in the study...
  73. ncbi Dental caries rates in primary teeth in 2002, and caries surveillance trends 1981-2002, in a South African city
    P Cleaton-Jones
    Dental Research Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Community Dent Health 25:79-83. 2008
    ..To determine trends in the prevalence and severity of dental caries in 2- to 5-year-old children...
  74. pmc Efficacy of language intervention in the early years
    Silke Fricke
    Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:280-90. 2013
    ..Oral language skills in the preschool and early school years are critical to educational success and provide the foundations for the later development of reading comprehension...
  75. ncbi [What dimensions do young children's trait concepts have for peers?]
    Tomoyuki Hayashi
    Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, Kagamiyama, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Shinrigaku Kenkyu 76:554-9. 2006
    ..The results suggested that young children's trait concepts have a dimension of extroversion, in addition to a general dimension of goodness-badness...
  76. pmc Development and evaluation of a basic physical and sports activity program for preschool children in nursery schools in iran: an interventional study
    Ramin Kordi
    Sports Medicine Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Pediatr 22:357-63. 2012
    The objectives of this study were a) to develop a physical activity program for nursery schools, and b) to evaluate the effects of this program on fundamental movement skills of preschool age children in Iran.
  77. ncbi Variability in outcome for children with an ASD diagnosis at age 2
    Lauren M Turner
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3367, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:793-802. 2007
    ....
  78. ncbi Parental perceptions of residential location: Impacts on children's health
    Fiona J Andrews
    School of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, 3125 Victoria, Australia
    Health Place 16:252-8. 2010
    ..The study findings highlight the importance of parental perceptions of residential location in understanding the relationship between children's health and place...
  79. ncbi [The prerequisites for learning reading and writing. Cognitive screening in the nursery schools of the area of Vicenza ULSS 8 in the years 1983-1990 (N.>18,000)]
    R Vivian
    Centro Audio Foniatrico, Amministrazione provinciale di Vicenza
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 13:1-78. 1993
    ..Some final considerations are made concerning the effectiveness of different communication tests in predicting problems related to the learning of reading and writing...
  80. ncbi Childcare support at nursery schools in Japan: current services and future needs
    Chiemi Chiba
    Department of Child Welfare, Takasaki University of Health and Welfare
    Community Pract 84:25-8. 2011
    ..In 2007, a postal questionnaires was sent to 1200 teachers at 850 nursery schools, with responses from 712 teachers from 456 nursery schools...
  81. ncbi Dental caries prevalence in relation to socioeconomic status of nursery school children in Goiânia-GO, Brazil
    M do C Freire
    , Faculdade de Odontologia, Brazil
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:357-61. 1996
    ..pre-school children (n = 2267) attending public (low SES children) and private (higher SES children) nursery schools. Mean dmft and percent caries-free were 0.09 (96.4%) at 1 year and younger, 0.40 (87.3%) at 2, 1.14 (69...
  82. ncbi Phthalate levels in nursery schools and related factors
    Won Kim
    Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Seoul National University, 1 Gwanak ro, Gwanak Gu, Seoul 151 742, Korea
    Environ Sci Technol 47:12459-68. 2013
    ..In this study, we evaluated phthalate ester concentrations in dust samples from 64 classrooms located in 50 nursery schools and explored the critical factors affecting phthalate concentrations, especially with regard to building ..
  83. pmc Effectiveness of different policies in preventing meningococcal disease clusters following a single case in day-care and pre-school settings in Europe
    D Boccia
    European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 134:872-7. 2006
    ..8, 95% CI 0.7-22.0), although the difference was not statistically significant (P=0.22). The costs of this approach and the low risk of clustering need to be taken into account when deciding national policy...
  84. ncbi The predictive value of the pediatric symptom checklist in 5-year-old Austrian children
    Leonhard Thun-Hohenstein
    Institute for Research and Education in Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry KNIFFF, Salzburg, Austria
    Eur J Pediatr 167:323-9. 2008
    ..Thirty nursery schools in the city and province of Salzburg participated in the study and a total of 179 correctly completed ..
  85. ncbi Carriage of Neisseria meningitidis and Neisseria lactamica in northern Greece
    Jenny Kremastinou
    National Meningitis Reference Laboratory, National School of Public Health, 196 Alexandras Ave, Athens, Greece
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 39:23-9. 2003
    ..6%) participants. It was isolated from 71/987 (7.2%) children attending primary or nursery schools; however, the highest proportion of carriers (11.3%) was found in the boarding school for young Albanian men...
  86. ncbi Examining intention to control preschool children's sugar snacking: a study of carers in Uganda
    A N Astrøm
    Centre for International Health, Armauer Hansen Building, University of Bergen, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Int J Paediatr Dent 16:10-8. 2006
    ....
  87. ncbi Comparing specialist early years provision for speech and language impaired children with mainstream nursery provision in the UK - an application of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS)
    J Law
    Department of Language and Communication Science, City University, and Institute of Education, University of London, London, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 30:177-84. 2004
    ....
  88. ncbi [Pediculosis prevalence and associated risk factors in a nursery school, Bogotá, Colombia]
    Sandra Milena Ríos
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia
    Biomedica 28:245-51. 2008
    ..Pediculosis is one of the most important chronic infestations in schoolchildren worldwide. Infestations show a high prevalence among the poorest children in developing countries, and it is associated with substandard hygienic practices...
  89. ncbi Preschool child care participation and obesity at the start of kindergarten
    Erin J Maher
    Human Services Policy Center, Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 122:322-30. 2008
    ..We examined the association between type of child care, participation in different types of child care in the year before kindergarten and the likelihood of obesity at the start of kindergarten...
  90. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of live-attenuated influenza vaccine, trivalent in preventing influenza in young children attending day-care centres
    Clare L Hibbert
    RTI Health Solutions, Williams House, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd Street North, Manchester M15 6SE, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 25:8010-20. 2007
    ..2%; placebo, 13.4%), vaccination saved US$ 5.47 per child in societal costs. In the high attack-rate season (vaccinated, 4.7%; placebo, 32.1%), vaccination led to a societal costs savings of US$ 144.44 per child...
  91. doi The early years. Preschool programs can boost school readiness
    William T Gormley
    Science 320:1723-4. 2008
  92. ncbi Interrelationship among selected measures of motor skills
    M Haga
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Education and Social Work, Sør Trøndelag University College, Trondheim, Norway
    Child Care Health Dev 34:245-8. 2008
    ..This study set out to explore the interrelationship among selected measures of motor skills...
  93. doi [Ideology or developmental psychology?--Psychoanalytical positions related to the expansion of nursery schools in Germany]
    Bernhard Strauss
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 58:39-40. 2008
  94. ncbi Significant caries index values and related factors in 5-6-year-old children in Istanbul, Turkey
    N Namal
    Department of Public Health, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    East Mediterr Health J 15:178-84. 2009
    ..caries (SiC) index values and related factors in Turkish children aged 5-6 years old, children from 5 nursery schools in Istanbul were included in a cross-sectional study...
  95. pmc Preschool program improves cognitive control
    Adele Diamond
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 2A1 BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Science 318:1387-8. 2007
  96. ncbi Outdoor environmental assessment of attention promoting settings for preschool children
    F Mårtensson
    Department of Work Science, Business Economics and Environmental Psychology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden
    Health Place 15:1149-57. 2009
    ....
  97. ncbi [Outbreak of gastroenteritis in a nursery school caused by a strain of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium carrying the hybrid virulence-resistance plasmid pUO-StVR2]
    Margarita Bances
    Laboratorio de Salud Pública, Consejería de Salud y Servicios Sanitarios, Oviedo, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 25:376-81. 2007
    ..Epidemiological and microbiological study of a salmonellosis outbreak, affecting 22 children in a nursery school in Oviedo (Spain)...
  98. ncbi Effectiveness of an at-work exercise program in the prevention and management of neck and low back complaints in nursery school teachers
    Paolo Pillastrini
    Occupational Medicine Unit, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Ind Health 47:349-54. 2009
    ..In conclusion an extension-oriented exercise program may be a useful strategy to prevent low back and neck complaints and to reduce consequent LBP functional disability among nursery school teachers...
  99. ncbi Effectiveness of Teacher-Child Interaction Training (TCIT) in a preschool setting
    Aaron R Lyon
    University of Washington, USA
    Behav Modif 33:855-84. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that TCIT is a promising approach for enhancing positive teacher-child interactions in a preschool setting and should receive further investigation...
  100. ncbi Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli outbreaks in nursery and primary schools
    Yuji Kanazawa
    Shizuoka City Institute of Environmental Sciences and Public Health, Shizuoka 422 8072, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 60:326-7. 2007
  101. ncbi Immunization coverage and natural infection rates of vaccine-preventable diseases among children by questionnaire survey in 2005 in Japan
    Koichi Baba
    NPO OSS VPD Control Council in BABA Pediatric Clinic, 43 38, Honmachi, Kadoma City, Osaka 571 0046, Japan
    Vaccine 29:3089-92. 2011
    ..rates at a low level for these infectious diseases might be one of the most possible risk factors to the high prevalence of the diseases in nursery schools (daycare centers), kindergartens, and elementary schools all over Japan.

Research Grants7

  1. CV RISK REDUCTION IN MINORITY PRESCHOOL CHILDREN
    Christine Williams; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. IMPLEMENTATION OF COMPREHENSIVE CLINICAL NUTRITION CURR
    Christine Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The overall goal is to ensure that nutrition becomes a key part of the entire medical school curriculum and to advance nutrition as a tool for health promotion and disease treatment among house staff, faculty and practicing physicians. ..
  3. TRIAL OF ACTIVITY FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS - FIELD CENTER
    Russell Pate; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study will uniquely and markedly expand our knowledge of promotion, determinants, and health benefits of physical activity in middle school girls. ..
  4. PROMOTION OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS
    Russell Pate; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed investigation will provide a unique and comprehensive examination of the factors that influence change in physical activity in high school girls. ..
  5. THE CHILD'S THEORY OF MIND
    HENRY WELLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. DEVELOPMENT OF COGNITIVE FUNCTIONS: FRONTAL LOBE
    Adele Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Hypotheses will be considered that suggest that memory for space, and/or time, or for relational information in general is dissociable from memory for other information and dependent upon frontal cortex function. ..
  7. Cognitive Functions Linked to Frontal Lobe
    Adele Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Insights into the conditions under which children can succeed may yield procedures that might prove helpful to those afflicted with disorders affecting these critical functions. ..