food services

Summary

Summary: Functions, equipment, and facilities concerned with the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat food.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The role of schools in obesity prevention
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
    Future Child 16:109-42. 2006
  2. ncbi School food environments and practices affect dietary behaviors of US public school children
    Ronette R Briefel
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, PO Box 2393, Princeton, NJ 08543 2393, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:S91-107. 2009
  3. ncbi Development and reliability of an observation method to assess food intake of young children in child care
    Sarah C Ball
    Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7461, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:656-61. 2007
  4. ncbi Association between school food environment and practices and body mass index of US public school children
    Mary Kay Fox
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, PO Box 2393, Princeton, NJ 08543 2393, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:S108-17. 2009
  5. ncbi Review of the nutritional implications of farmers' markets and community gardens: a call for evaluation and research efforts
    Lacey Arneson McCormack
    E A Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:399-408. 2010
  6. ncbi Exposure to a comprehensive school intervention increases vegetable consumption
    May C Wang
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:74-82. 2010
  7. ncbi Dietary effects of universal-free school breakfast: findings from the evaluation of the school breakfast program pilot project
    Mary Kay Crepinsek
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1796-803. 2006
  8. ncbi Measuring food availability and access in African-American communities: implications for intervention and policy
    Angela M Odoms-Young
    Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S145-50. 2009
  9. ncbi The diet of adolescents can be improved by school intervention
    Ulla Hoppu
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, FI 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 13:973-9. 2010
  10. ncbi Policy options to support healthy eating in schools
    Mary L McKenna
    Department of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3
    Can J Public Health 101:S14-7. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Exploring strategies to increase school breakfast consumption in middle schools
    Karen Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Team COOL Pilot Study
    Martha Kubik; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. INCREASING SCHOOL SNACK BAR FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INTAKE
    Karen Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2001
  4. Familys' Web: Cancer Prevention for Daughters
    Karen Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2003
  5. Children's Dietary Recalls: Methodology and Accuracy
    SUZANNE BAXTER; Fiscal Year: 2006
  6. Memory Errors in Children's Dietary Recalls
    SUZANNE BAXTER; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. BEHAVIORAL STRATEGIES TO PREVENT OSTEOPOROSIS IN GIRLS
    Simone French; Fiscal Year: 2003
  8. INCREASING AVAIL OF LOWFAT FOODS IN HIGH SCHOOLS
    Simone French; Fiscal Year: 2002
  9. Worksite Environmental Interventions for Weight Control
    Simone French; Fiscal Year: 2007
  10. Toddler Feeding Styles
    Maureen M Black; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications219 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The role of schools in obesity prevention
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
    Future Child 16:109-42. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi School food environments and practices affect dietary behaviors of US public school children
    Ronette R Briefel
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, PO Box 2393, Princeton, NJ 08543 2393, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:S91-107. 2009
    ..Changes to school food environments and practices that lead to improved dietary behavior are a powerful strategy to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic...
  3. ncbi Development and reliability of an observation method to assess food intake of young children in child care
    Sarah C Ball
    Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7461, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:656-61. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi Association between school food environment and practices and body mass index of US public school children
    Mary Kay Fox
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, PO Box 2393, Princeton, NJ 08543 2393, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:S108-17. 2009
    ..With the ongoing interest in implementing school policies to address the problem of childhood obesity, there is a need for information about the relationships between school food environments and practices and children's weight status...
  5. ncbi Review of the nutritional implications of farmers' markets and community gardens: a call for evaluation and research efforts
    Lacey Arneson McCormack
    E A Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:399-408. 2010
    ..Recommendations for future research on the dietary influences of farmers' markets and community gardens are provided...
  6. ncbi Exposure to a comprehensive school intervention increases vegetable consumption
    May C Wang
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:74-82. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi Dietary effects of universal-free school breakfast: findings from the evaluation of the school breakfast program pilot project
    Mary Kay Crepinsek
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1796-803. 2006
    ..To determine the effects of offering universal-free school breakfast in elementary schools on students' dietary outcomes...
  8. ncbi Measuring food availability and access in African-American communities: implications for intervention and policy
    Angela M Odoms-Young
    Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S145-50. 2009
    ..This paper highlights important considerations for measuring food environments in African-American neighborhoods and their implications for developing programmatic and policy solutions to reduce racial disparities in overweight...
  9. ncbi The diet of adolescents can be improved by school intervention
    Ulla Hoppu
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, FI 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 13:973-9. 2010
    ..To decrease the intake of sucrose, increase the intake of fibre and the consumption of fruit and vegetables among secondary-school pupils...
  10. ncbi Policy options to support healthy eating in schools
    Mary L McKenna
    Department of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3
    Can J Public Health 101:S14-7. 2010
    ..This article reviews policy components that could support healthy eating, examines their evidence base and suggests directions for future research...
  11. ncbi The impact of the availability of school vending machines on eating behavior during lunch: the Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey
    Sohyun Park
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1532-6. 2010
    ..Schools should consider developing policies to reduce the availability of less-healthy choices in vending machines and to reduce access to beverage vending machines...
  12. ncbi The impact of child care providers' feeding on children's food consumption
    Sheryl O Hughes
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:100-7. 2007
    ..Among many low-income young children, the responsibility for feeding may have shifted from family members to child care providers because these children spend the majority of their day in child care settings...
  13. pmc Improvements in middle school student dietary intake after implementation of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy
    Karen Weber Cullen
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:111-7. 2008
    ..We assessed the effect of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy on middle school student lunchtime food consumption...
  14. ncbi Results of evaluability assessments of local wellness policies in 6 US school districts
    Seraphine Pitt Barnes
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 81:502-11. 2011
    ..This study describes the content of LWPs of 6 US school districts and steps taken toward their implementation and evaluation...
  15. ncbi School climate and the institutionalization of the CATCH program
    Guy S Parcel
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston 77030, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:489-502. 2003
    ..Measures of school climate may be useful in determining a school's readiness to adopt and implement an innovative health promotion curriculum...
  16. ncbi Early effects of the federally mandated Local Wellness Policy on school nutrition environments appear modest in Colorado's rural, low-income elementary schools
    Elaine S Belansky
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, 13001 E 17th Pl, Campus Box C 245, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1712-7. 2010
    ..Schools need more information about evidence-based practices, as well as technical and financial assistance for implementation...
  17. ncbi Free healthy breakfasts in primary schools: a cluster randomised controlled trial of a policy intervention in Wales, UK
    Simon Murphy
    Cardiff Institute of Society and School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, 1 3 Museum Place, Cardiff, CF10 3BD, UK
    Public Health Nutr 14:219-26. 2011
    ..The present study evaluated the impact of a national school programme of universal free healthy breakfast provision in Wales, UK...
  18. ncbi An eight-year report on the implementation of HACCP in a university canteen: impact on the microbiological quality of meals
    Andrea Osimani
    Universita Politecnica delle Marche, SAIFET, Ancona, Italy
    Int J Environ Health Res 21:120-32. 2011
    ..The microbiological results clearly demonstrated the success of the HACCP plan implementation, through a general improvement of the hygiene conditions of both meals and work surfaces...
  19. ncbi Association between the food retail environment surrounding schools and overweight in Canadian youth
    Laura M Seliske
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Nutr 12:1384-91. 2009
    ..There is growing interest in how the physical environment influences obesity. Few studies have considered how the food retail environment surrounding schools influences overweight in students...
  20. ncbi School feeding programs in developing countries: impacts on children's health and educational outcomes
    Lamis H Jomaa
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Nutr Rev 69:83-98. 2011
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  21. ncbi Impact of the Pathways food service intervention on breakfast served in American-Indian schools
    Leslie Cunningham-Sabo
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Prev Med 37:S46-54. 2003
    ..The goal of the school breakfast and lunch component was to reduce fat content of school meals to 30% or fewer calories from fat without compromising dietary quality...
  22. ncbi Systematic review and meta-analysis of school-based interventions to improve daily fruit and vegetable intake in children aged 5 to 12 y
    Charlotte E L Evans
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:889-901. 2012
    ..To our knowledge, no reviews have assessed the impact of a range of multi- and single-component school-based programs on daily fruit and vegetable intake by using a meta-analysis...
  23. ncbi Long-term sustainability of a worksite canteen intervention of serving more fruit and vegetables
    Anne V Thorsen
    Department of Nutrition, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Mørkhøj Bygade 19, DK 2860 Søborg, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 13:1647-52. 2010
    ..To analyse the 5-year sustainability of a worksite canteen intervention of serving more fruit and vegetables (F&V)...
  24. ncbi School food environments and policies in US public schools
    Daniel M Finkelstein
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, 955 Massachusetts Ave, Suite 801, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e251-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe school food environments and policies in US public schools and how they vary according to school characteristics...
  25. ncbi Motivators and barriers to healthful eating and physical activity among low-income overweight and obese mothers
    Mei Wei Chang
    Michigan State University College of Nursing, 515F West Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1023-8. 2008
    ..Nutrition educators can address these concerns by including information about ways to deal with stress and emotional eating and emphasizing the benefits of healthful eating and physical activity in their program plans...
  26. ncbi Individual and environmental influences on adolescent eating behaviors
    Mary Story
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:S40-51. 2002
    ....
  27. pmc Improving the school food environment: results from a pilot study in middle schools
    Karen W Cullen
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:484-9. 2007
    ..Implementing longer-term and more ambitious changes and assessing cost issues and the potential enduring impact of these changes on student dietary change and disease risk reduction merits investigation...
  28. pmc The impact of the Texas public school nutrition policy on student food selection and sales in Texas
    Karen W Cullen
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:706-12. 2009
    ..We assessed the statewide impact of the 2004 Texas Public School Nutrition Policy on foods and beverages served or sold in schools...
  29. ncbi School food policy at primary and secondary schools in Belgium-Flanders: does it influence young people's food habits?
    C A Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:271-7. 2005
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  30. ncbi Competitive foods increase the intake of energy and decrease the intake of certain nutrients by adolescents consuming school lunch
    Susan B Templeton
    Department of Land Grant Programs, Kentucky State University, 400 East Main St, Frankfort, KY 40601, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:215-20. 2005
    ..To determine the influence of competitive foods on energy and nutrient intakes of adolescents participating in a school lunch program...
  31. ncbi To what extent have high schools in California been able to implement state-mandated nutrition standards?
    Sarah E Samuels
    Samuels and Associates, Inc, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:S38-44. 2009
    ..To determine extent and factors associated with implementation of California's school nutrition standards 1 year after standards became active...
  32. ncbi Hand washing frequencies and procedures used in retail food services
    Catherine Strohbehn
    Hotel, Restaurant and institution Management Program, 31 MacKay Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011 1121, USA
    J Food Prot 71:1641-50. 2008
    ..Implementation would mean lost productivity and potential for dermatitis; thus, active managerial control over work assignments is needed. These benchmarks can be used for training and to guide employee hand washing behaviors...
  33. ncbi Healthy school meals and educational outcomes
    Michèle Belot
    Nuffield College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Health Econ 30:489-504. 2011
    ..We find evidence that educational outcomes did improve significantly in English and Science. We also find that authorized absences - which are most likely linked to illness and health - fell by 14%...
  34. pmc Effects of a free school breakfast programme on school attendance, achievement, psychosocial function, and nutrition: a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial
    Cliona Ni Mhurchu
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 10:738. 2010
    ..The aim of the trial is to determine the effects of the breakfast intervention on school attendance, achievement, psychosocial function, dietary habits and food security...
  35. ncbi Government food service policies and guidelines do not create healthy school canteens
    Andrea de Silva-Sanigorski
    Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, The McCaughey Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:117-21. 2011
    In 2006, the Victorian Government adopted the School Canteens and other school Food Services (SCFS) Policy that bans the sale of sweet drinks and confectionary and recommends the proportions of menu items based on a traffic light system ..
  36. pmc Relation of Children's Dietary reporting accuracy to cognitive ability
    Albert F Smith
    Department of Psychology, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:103-9. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that cognitive ability is a source of systematic error in children's dietary recalls. More generally, the quality of epidemiologic survey data may depend systematically on the cognitive ability of respondents...
  37. ncbi Evaluation of Alabama public school wellness policies and state school mandate implementation
    Alisha B Gaines
    Department of Health Science, University of Alabama, 206 Doster Hall, Box 870158, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0158, USA
    J Sch Health 81:281-7. 2011
    ..This study evaluated wellness policies created by Alabama public school districts and progress made in the implementation of Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) school food and nutrition mandates...
  38. ncbi Impact of participation in Home-Delivered Meals on nutrient intake, dietary patterns, and food insecurity of older persons in New York state
    Edward A Frongillo
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    J Nutr Elder 29:293-310. 2010
    ..This study provides strong evidence that HDM has a positive impact on the nutritional well-being of older persons. Food insecurity and dietary patterns are useful nutritional indicators of impact...
  39. pmc Factors influencing the implementation of school wellness policies in the United States, 2009
    Elizabeth L Budd
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, Campus Box 1196, One Brookings Dr, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E118. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the school wellness policy environment nationally and identify factors influencing the quality and effectiveness of policy implementation...
  40. ncbi US Department of Agriculture School Breakfast Program
    E Kennedy
    Office of Research, Education, and Economics and the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, US Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC 20250, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 67:798S-803S. 1998
    ..Future directions for research and operation of the SBP are discussed in light of the changing dietary profile of American children...
  41. pmc The association of the school food environment with dietary behaviors of young adolescents
    Martha Y Kubik
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1168-73. 2003
    ..We examined the association between young adolescents' dietary behaviors and school vending machines, à la carte programs, and fried potatoes' being served at school lunch...
  42. pmc Validity of self-reported lunch recalls in Swedish school children aged 6-8 years
    Monica Hunsberger
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Box 454, Gothenburg 40530, Sweden
    Nutr J 12:129. 2013
    ..Validations of both children's recalls and teachers' records were made by comparing results with the duplicate plate reference method...
  43. pmc The school food environment and student body mass index and food consumption: 2004 to 2007 national data
    Yvonne M Terry-McElrath
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 1248, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:S45-56. 2009
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  44. ncbi Microbiological quality of 18 degrees C ready-to-eat food products sold in Taiwan
    Tony J Fang
    Department of Food Science, National Chung Hsing University, 250 Kuokuang Road, Taichung 40227, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Food Microbiol 80:241-50. 2003
    ..For coliforms, E. coli, B. cereus and S. aureus, the percentage of 18 degrees C RTE food products exceeding the microbiological standards for RTE food accepted by Republic of China was 75.0%, 7.9%, 49.8% and 17.9%, respectively...
  45. ncbi Establishing a baseline measure of school wellness-related policies implemented in a nationally representative sample of school districts
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:894-901. 2011
    ..By applying a coding system for district policies to an existing dataset, this study used a novel approach to determine areas of strength and weakness in the implementation of local school wellness-related policies in 2006...
  46. ncbi Mobile food vending and the after-school food environment
    June M Tester
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, California 94609, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:70-3. 2010
    ..Mobile food vendors are an understudied aspect of the food environment in U.S. urban areas...
  47. ncbi Posting point-of-purchase nutrition information in university canteens does not influence meal choice and nutrient intake
    Christine Hoefkens
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:562-70. 2011
    ..In canteens that offer various unhealthy choices, the posting of POP nutrition information has the potential to improve meal choices and dietary intakes...
  48. ncbi [The HACCP method for personnel education]
    A Biondi
    Dipartimento di Scienze di Sanità Pubblica G Sanarelli, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza
    Ann Ig 18:31-9. 2006
    ..The not optimal situation emerged from the search confirms that the use of the handbook of CPI and the self-control based on method HACCP needs of time and professional contributions for one they corrected management...
  49. pmc The Healthy School Canteen programme: a promising intervention to make the school food environment healthier
    Fréderike Mensink
    The Netherlands Nutrition Centre, P O Box 85700, 2508 CK The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Environ Public Health 2012:415746. 2012
    ..Also, it will be a challenge to motivate all schools to enroll in the programme in order to achieve the goal of the Dutch Government of all Dutch school cafeterias being healthy by 2015...
  50. ncbi Increasing frequency of lower-fat entrees offered at school lunch: an environmental change strategy to increase healthful selections
    John B Bartholomew
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, 78712 1204, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:248-52. 2006
    ..A two-phase study was conducted to determine the effect of an environmental intervention aimed to increase the selection of low- and moderate-fat entrees at school...
  51. ncbi School feeding: outcomes and costs
    Rae Galloway
    Program for Appropriate Technology in Health, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 30:171-82. 2009
    ..School-feeding programs are popular development assistance programs in developing countries but have previously had few sound, empirical analyses of their effectiveness and costs...
  52. ncbi Study finds Chapel Hill, NC, soup kitchen serves nutritious meals
    Simone Eppich
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1284-6. 2004
    ..The number of servings per meal was also substantially more than one third of the US Department of Agriculture Food Guide Pyramid recommendations, except for dairy at all meals, vegetables at breakfast, and fruit at dinner...
  53. ncbi Incorporating new recipes into the Armed Forces Recipe File: determination of acceptability
    C M Champagne
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808-4124, USA
    Mil Med 166:184-90. 2001
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  54. ncbi Nutritional assessment of charitable meal programmes serving homeless people in Toronto
    Carmen Tse
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 3E2
    Public Health Nutr 11:1296-305. 2008
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  55. ncbi Feeding strategies used by primary school meal staff and their impact on children's eating
    S N Moore
    Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Ethics, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 23:78-84. 2010
    ..Because there is no evidence that the psychosocial interactions inherent in the strategies are context-dependent, the present study investigated their utilisation during primary school meal supervision...
  56. pmc Food environment in secondary schools: a la carte, vending machines, and food policies and practices
    Simone A French
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455 1015, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1161-7. 2003
    ..This study described the food environment in 20 Minnesota secondary schools...
  57. pmc Effect of a targeted subsidy on intake of fruits and vegetables among low-income women in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children
    Dena R Herman
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:98-105. 2008
    ..We tested the effectiveness of a subsidy for fruits and vegetables to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)...
  58. ncbi Changing nutrition standards in schools: the emerging impact on school revenue
    Christopher M Wharton
    Department of Nutrition, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    J Sch Health 78:245-51. 2008
    ..This review provides an overview of the few revenue-related studies published recently, as well as information from a sampling of state reports on the subject...
  59. ncbi About feeding children: mealtimes in child-care centers in four western states
    Madeleine 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...
  60. ncbi Nutrition services and foods and beverages available at school: results from the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006
    Terrence P O'Toole
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K 12, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 77:500-21. 2007
    ..This article describes the characteristics of both school nutrition services and the foods and beverages sold outside of the school meals program in the United States, including state- and district-level policies and school practices...
  61. pmc State school nutrition and physical activity policy environments and youth obesity
    Marilyn S Nanney
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55414, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:9-16. 2010
    ..With the epidemic of childhood obesity, there is national interest in state-level school policies related to nutrition and physical activity, policies adopted by states, and relationships to youth obesity...
  62. ncbi Effects of federal legislation on wellness policy formation in school districts in the United States
    Carol Heard Longley
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Texas Women s University, Denton, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:95-101. 2009
    ..The top barriers to wellness policy development and implementation were the need to use food in fundraising and competition for time...
  63. ncbi The role of child care settings in obesity prevention
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
    Future Child 16:143-68. 2006
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  64. ncbi School-based health education programs can be maintained over time: results from the CATCH Institutionalization study
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, The University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Med 38:594-606. 2004
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  65. pmc Low accuracy and low consistency of fourth-graders' school breakfast and school lunch recalls
    Suzanne Domel Baxter
    Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Prevention Institute, Augusta 30912 3710, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:386-95. 2002
    ..To determine the accuracy and consistency of fourth-graders' school breakfast and school lunch recalls obtained during 24-hour recalls and compared with observed intake...
  66. pmc Fruits, vegetables, milk, and sweetened beverages consumption and access to à la carte/snack bar meals at school
    Karen Weber Cullen
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:463-7. 2004
    ..We assessed the impact of access to school snack bars on middle school students' fruit, vegetable, milk, and sweetened beverage consumption...
  67. ncbi Development of a School Nutrition-Environment State Policy Classification System (SNESPCS)
    Louise C Masse
    Centre for Community Child Health Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Am J Prev Med 33:S277-91. 2007
    ..This study describes the development process, the inter-rater reliability to code state policies enacted as of December 2003, and the variability in state policies related to the school nutrition environment...
  68. ncbi Environmental interventions for eating and physical activity: a randomized controlled trial in middle schools
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:209-17. 2003
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the effects of environmental, policy, and social marketing interventions on physical activity and fat intake of middle school students on campus...
  69. pmc Menus in child care: a comparison of state regulations with national standards
    Sara E Benjamin
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:109-15. 2009
    ..States have the opportunity to improve regulations regarding menus to ensure that child-care providers develop accurate, specific, and healthful menus...
  70. pmc The vending and à la carte policy intervention in Maine public high schools
    Anne Marie Davee
    Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine, 295 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A14. 2005
    ..This article describes a project to make healthier snacks and beverages available in vending machines and à la carte programs in Maine public high schools...
  71. ncbi Competitive foods available in Pennsylvania public high schools
    Claudia Probart
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1243-9. 2005
    ..This study examined the types and extent of competitive foods available in public high schools in Pennsylvania...
  72. ncbi School competitive food policies: perceptions of Pennsylvania public high school foodservice directors and principals
    Elaine McDonnell
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:271-6. 2006
    ....
  73. ncbi Does the provision of cooled filtered water in secondary school cafeterias increase water drinking and decrease the purchase of soft drinks?
    J L Loughridge
    Community Dietitian for Schools, North Tyneside, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 18:281-6. 2005
    ..The study aimed to measure the effect of health promotion and the free provision of cooled filtered water on the consumption of water and soft drinks. It also aimed to explore students' views of drinking water provision...
  74. ncbi Position of the American Dietetic Association, Society for Nutrition Education, and American School Food Service Association--Nutrition services: an essential component of comprehensive school health programs
    Marilyn Briggs
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:505-14. 2003
    ..This position paper provides information and resources for nutrition professionals to use in developing and supporting comprehensive school health programs. J Am Diet Assoc. 2003;103:505-514...
  75. ncbi School climate and implementation of the Pathways study
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Prev Med 37:S97-106. 2003
    ..Pathways was a multisite school-based study to prevent obesity in American Indian school children by encouraging healthy eating and physical activity...
  76. ncbi A national evaluation of school breakfast clubs: evidence from a cluster randomized controlled trial and an observational analysis
    I Shemilt
    School of Social Work and Psychosocial Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 30:413-27. 2004
    ..To measure the health, educational and social impacts of breakfast club provision in schools serving deprived areas across England...
  77. ncbi "Kids Choice" school lunch program increases children's fruit and vegetable acceptance
    Helen M Hendy
    Psychology Program, Penn State University, Schuylkill Campus, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972, USA
    Appetite 45:250-63. 2005
    ....
  78. ncbi School food policies and practices: a state-wide survey of secondary school principals
    Simone A French
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1785-9. 2002
    ..To describe food-related policies and practices in secondary schools in Minnesota...
  79. ncbi Salmonellae carrier status of food vendors in Kumasi, Ghana
    P K Feglo
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medical Sciences, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana
    East Afr Med J 81:358-61. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence of chronic typhoidal salmonellae amongst food vendors in Kumasi Ghana...
  80. ncbi Food consumption among preschoolers. Does the school make a difference?
    Carine Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 51:723-6. 2008
    ..Significant school level variables were availability of sugared milk drinks and having food rules in the school policy...
  81. ncbi Food insecurity and food supplies in Latino households with young children
    Lucia L Kaiser
    University of California Cooperative Extension, Tulare County, Tulare, California, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 35:148-53. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between food insecurity and food supplies in Latino households...
  82. ncbi Position of the American Dietetic Association: child and adolescent food and nutrition programs
    Jamie Stang
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:887-93. 2003
    ..J Am Diet Assoc. 2003;103:887-893...
  83. ncbi Can the provision of breakfast benefit school performance?
    Sally Grantham-McGregor
    Center for International Child Health, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30, Guilford St, London
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S144-58. 2005
    ..The special needs of orphans should also be considered...
  84. ncbi Changes in the nutrient content of school lunches: results from the Pathways study
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 37:S35-45. 2003
    ..The goal of the Pathways food service intervention component was to reduce the fat in school lunches to no more than 30% of energy from fat while maintaining recommended levels of calories and key nutrients...
  85. ncbi Texas school food policy changes related to middle school a la carte/snack bar foods: potential savings in kilocalories
    Karen Weber Cullen
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1952-4. 2005
    ..These findings should provide some assurance that changes in food portion sizes in school food environments could impact energy balance...
  86. ncbi Maintenance of effects of the eat smart school food service program: results from the CATCH-ON study
    Stavroula K Osganian
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:418-33. 2003
    ....
  87. pmc Free breakfasts in schools: design and conduct of a cluster randomised controlled trial of the Primary School Free Breakfast Initiative in Wales [ISRCTN18336527]
    Laurence Moore
    Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Ethics, Cardiff University, 53 Park Place, Cardiff, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:258. 2007
    ..At present however, the evidence base on the effectiveness of breakfast provision in bringing about these improvements is limited...
  88. ncbi Nutrition and education: a randomized trial of the effects of breakfast in rural primary school children
    C A Powell
    Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:873-9. 1998
    ..Greater improvements may occur in more undernourished populations; however, the massive problem of poor achievement levels requires integrated programs including health and educational inputs as well as school meals...
  89. ncbi Benefits and barriers associated with participation in food programs in three low-income Ontario communities
    H G Edward
    St. Joseph's Health Care System Research Network, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Diet Pract Res 62:76-81. 2001
    ..To encourage participation, nutrition professionals should collaborate with local residents to develop and implement community-based food programs...
  90. ncbi An evaluation of elementary school nutrition practices and policies in a southern Illinois county
    Jennifer S Sherry
    Dental Hygiene Program, School of Allied Health, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA
    J Sch Nurs 24:222-8. 2008
    ..School nurses can work with teachers and food service personnel to create nutrition programs and a curriculum related to healthy nutrition practices...
  91. ncbi [Assessment of the nutritional value of the menus served in school canteens on the island of Tenerife, Spain]
    J Campos Díaz
    Area de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 23:41-5. 2008
    ..To study the nutritional characteristics of the menus provided in the state primary schools of Tenerife and to assess whether they are adequate for the different age groups of school children...
  92. ncbi Impact of food advertising on food purchases by students in primary and secondary schools in south-eastern Poland
    A Mazur
    Institute of Physiotherapy, University of Rzeszow, St Warszawska 26a, 35 205 Rzeszow, Poland
    Public Health Nutr 11:978-81. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the impact of food advertising in primary and secondary schools on the food purchasing habits of children...
  93. pmc Evaluating the distribution of school wellness policies and practices: a framework to capture equity among schools serving the most weight-vulnerable children
    Marilyn S Nanney
    University of Minnesota, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, 717 Delaware St, SE, Suite 166, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1436-9. 2008
  94. ncbi The national school lunch and competitive food offerings and purchasing behaviors of high school students
    Anastasia M Snelling
    School of Education, Teaching, and Health, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    J Sch Health 77:701-5. 2007
    ....
  95. ncbi School food in Mexican children
    Michelle Lozada
    Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Direccion de Nutricion, Departamento de Fisiologia de la Nutricion, Vasco de Quiroga 15, Tlalpan, Mexico 14000 DF
    Public Health Nutr 11:924-33. 2008
    ..To establish the school eating habits of Mexican children, who are prone to obesity and later to high rates of adult chronic diseases...
  96. ncbi Nutritional content of school meals in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire: a comparison of two schools
    L A Gatenby
    Food Health and Education Team, University of Hull, Kingston upon Hull, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 20:538-48. 2007
    ..The study assesses the nutritional content of the meals, including children's actual intake. The Hull school is compared with a neighbouring school with no such initiative...
  97. ncbi Measuring progress on school wellness policies: are nutrition standards making the grade?
    Jennifer A Weber
    ADA s, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1293-5. 2007
  98. ncbi Overweight and average-weight children equally responsive to "Kids Choice Program" to increase fruit and vegetable consumption
    Helen M Hendy
    Psychology Program, Penn State University, Schuylkill Campus, 200 University Drive, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972, USA
    Appetite 49:683-6. 2007
    ..We believe that the Kids Choice Program shows promise for encouraging overweight children to improve nutrition and weight management behaviors while in their everyday peer environment...
  99. ncbi [Evaluation of food security and anti-hunger public policies in Brazil, 1995-2002: 4--National School Nutrition Program]
    Leonor Maria Pacheco Santos
    Departamento de Nutricao, Universidade de Brasilia, Campus Universitario Darcy Ribeiro, Brasilia, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:2681-93. 2007
    ..So far, irregular school meal distribution has frustrated the program's aspirations to become a universal social policy and ensure a basic right for children...
  100. ncbi Ethnic differences in 1-year follow-up effect of the Dutch Schoolgruiten Project - promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among primary-school children
    Nannah I Tak
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boerchorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 10:1497-507. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of a primary school-based intervention providing free fruit and vegetables (F&V), separately for children of Dutch and of non-Western ethnicity...
  101. ncbi A randomized school trial of environmental strategies to encourage fruit and vegetable consumption among children
    Cheryl L Perry
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1013, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:65-76. 2004
    ..Process measures indicated that verbal encouragement by food-service staff was associated with outcomes. The outcomes suggest that multicomponent interventions are more powerful than cafeteria programs alone with this age group...

Research Grants71

  1. Exploring strategies to increase school breakfast consumption in middle schools
    Karen Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Improving SB participation may be an important public health environmental intervention with both significant health and academic outcomes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Team COOL Pilot Study
    Martha Kubik; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. INCREASING SCHOOL SNACK BAR FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INTAKE
    Karen Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Positive findings from this study should be applicable to middle schools where snack bars are available. ..
  4. Familys' Web: Cancer Prevention for Daughters
    Karen Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This feasibility or pilot study will provide the foundation for a full scale intervention focused on dietary change. ..
  5. Children's Dietary Recalls: Methodology and Accuracy
    SUZANNE BAXTER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results from this methodological project could have major implications for how 24hDRs are obtained from children in future national surveys, NIH-funded studies, and other studies. ..
  6. Memory Errors in Children's Dietary Recalls
    SUZANNE BAXTER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Healthful dietary habits will decrease the risk of such chronic diseases as cardiovascular diseases. ..
  7. BEHAVIORAL STRATEGIES TO PREVENT OSTEOPOROSIS IN GIRLS
    Simone French; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. INCREASING AVAIL OF LOWFAT FOODS IN HIGH SCHOOLS
    Simone French; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is hypothesized that dietary fat intake will decrease and sales of low fat foods will increase in intervention schools relative to control schools. ..
  9. Worksite Environmental Interventions for Weight Control
    Simone French; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The effect of the intervention on health claims costs, work absenteeism and worker's compensation claims will be evaluated as a secondary outcome. ..
  10. Toddler Feeding Styles
    Maureen M Black; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. LA Health:Primary and Secondary Obesity Prevention
    Donald Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results of this investigation will significantly impact public health policy related to obesity prevention in rural communities, minority communities, and in children from families that are economically disadvantaged. ..
  12. INTERNET-BASED OBESITY PREVENTION FOR BLACK ADOLESCENTS
    Donald Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Furthermore, if this approach is successful, the technology lends itself to widespread implementation. ..
  13. Wise Mind: Environmental Approach for Obesity Prevention
    Donald Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Prenatal Drug Exposure: Effects on Adolescent Brain and Behavioral Development
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This application examines adacemic performance, socio-emotional functioning, and drug use among adolescents exposed to cocaine and/or heroin prenatally ..
  15. ZINC AND IRON SUPPLEMENTATION: IMPACT ON DEVELOPMENT
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results have important public health implications regarding the timing of micronutrient supplementation and the relationship between micronutrient deficiency and children's behavior and development. ..
  16. The CIA (Children in Action) Program
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Pregnancy Related Weight Gain: A Link to Obesity
    Anna Maria Siega Riz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These data, both the quantitative and qualitative, will be used to identify modifiable behaviors for pregnant women that are associated with gaining weight above the recommended ranges and postpartum weight retention. ..
  18. Effect of high dairy, high non-dairy and low calcium diet on weight and fat loss
    JANET WHATLEY BLUM; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. A SCHOOL PROGRAM TO ENHANCE BONE HEALTH IN GIRLS
    Deanna Hoelscher; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Secondary hypotheses at the school level are: intervention schools will offer (1) more calcium-containing foods; and (2) more opportunities for weight-bearing activities than control schools. ..
  20. Getting a Head Start on Healthier Eating Habits
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., role modeling, encouragement, repeated exposure) that would be used to reinforce the impact of the FJV commercials on children's FJV preferences and consumption in an ensuing R01 grant. ..
  21. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research
    Anna Maria Siega Riz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  22. Predictors of Children's Serving Sizes & Mealtime Intake
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding what influences the portion sizes of energy dense foods and FV will provide insight on intervention strategies for decreasing excessive intake of energy dense foods and increasing FV intake early in childhood. ..
  23. Food Preferences of Ethnic Minority Preschoolers
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  24. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE FAST TRACK INTERVENTION
    EDWARD FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., special education); (4) collection and processing of administrative data (e.g., on welfare receipt); (5) development and estimation of statistical models used to predict future social costs. ..
  25. Addressing Sexual Behavior Among Disadvantaged Youth
    Karin Coyle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Thus, this project will advance existing research on sexual risk behavior as well as provide new data on an important youth population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. An Interdisciplinary Strategy for Obesity (RMI)
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will apply the knowledge gained from our interdisciplinary research to achieve our long-term goal of developing novel treatment and prevention interventions for obesity. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Transdisciplinary Research on Urban Health Collaborative (RMI)
    Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This application will provide support for the institutionalization of these efforts at the University that educates more researchers and professionals involved in urban health than any university in the nation. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Zinc and Biobehavioral development in early childhood
    Laura Caulfield; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Strengths of the study include the experimental design, the innovative methods proposed to measure cognitive development, and the uniqueness of the study site. ..
  29. A Pilot Study of Diabetes Risk Reduction Program with Overweight WIC Mothers
    Mei Wei Chang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Pevention of Depression among Mothers of Young Children with Developmental Delay
    Emily Feinberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  31. Dairy Foods and Blood Pressure in Multi-Ethnic Children
    Debra Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful, this trial will illustrate a simple, minimal interventions strategy that can be easily disseminated and will diminish health risk in children. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Effect of Nutrition Labeling on Fast Food Choices
    Lisa Harnack; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study builds on previous intervention research on point of purchase nutrition information and price incentives to provide new unique information that may have broad public health implications. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Relationship between Periodontal Disease and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
    Xu Xiong; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Improving oral health and treating periodontal disease before and during pregnancy may reduce maternal and perinatal morbidity associated with GDM and prevent type 2 diabetes after pregnancy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. ALEXSA Adaptation for Use in Large Scale Substance Use Surveys
    Ty Ridenour; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. Maternal obesity, intrauterine gene expression and breast cancer
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Physical Environment Dynamics, Inequality and Obesity
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also consider issues related to sample selectivity, within race heterogeneity and acculturation. ..
  37. INTERNET--HOME BASED TREATMENT FOR ADOLESCENT SMOKERS
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Adolescents will be recruited for participation in the study from four geographically and ethnically diverse locations. The study will be conducted by the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. ..
  38. 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. ..
  39. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Finally, we will compare results across countries to determine whether there is a consistent pattern or structure of relationships across countries at different levels of development. ..
  40. Mental Health and Labor Market Outcomes
    Roland Sturm; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  41. Evaluation of AlcoholEdu: A Randomized Multi-Campus Study
    Mallie J Paschall; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will also help college practitioners and administrators make an informed decision about whether to include AlcoholEdu as part of a comprehensive alcohol misuse and harm prevention strategy. ..
  42. BEYOND RACE--EXPLAINING INEQUALITY MANIFESTED AS OBESITY
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This work will provide important insights in the relative importance of genetic and environmental determinants of overweight and activity. ..
  43. CV RISK REDUCTION IN MINORITY PRESCHOOL CHILDREN
    Christine Williams; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES AND MALE GENITAL ANOMALIES
    Rajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  45. Family Eats: Cancer Prevention for Families
    Karen Weber Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is a relatively low cost method for improving health and quality of life. ..
  46. Nursing Smoking Cessation Intervention During Pregnancy
    Linda Bullock; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A fixed-effects repeated measure ANOVA will be used to determine significant group differences in reduction in smoking and survival analysis will detect if there are significant group differences in time to relapse. ..
  47. Inhalant Abuse and Dependence
    Ty Ridenour; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  48. College Attendance and Heavy Drinking in Young Adulthood
    Mallie Paschall; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Findings of this study will help to inform prevention strategies targeting college students and other young adults at high risk for alcohol-related problems. ..
  49. JUSTA: Justice and Health for Poultry Workers
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. DETERMINANTS OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN AUTISM
    Marian Sigman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  51. Impact/HIV Intervention/Adolescent Males Leaving Jail
    Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This sub-study will also be used to tailor the intervention tested in this proposal for adolescent females. ..
  52. Smoking Trajectories amid Waning State Program Budgets
    Lois Biener; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. Supplemental zinc & fetal development: 4-year follow-up
    Laura Caulfield; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. THE INFLUENCE OF AGING SELF-STEREOTYPES ON HEALTH
    Becca Levy; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Together, these studies offer an excellent training opportunity and the possibility of identifying a new risk factor for disability and mortality that could be targeted by a psychosocial intervention. ..
  55. A Cafeteria-Based Study of Weight Gain Prevention
    Michael Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. Lifetime body weight and premenopausal breast cancer
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. ACTION! Wellness Program for Elementary School Personnel
    Larry Webber; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..At the conclusion of the main trial, the program will be disseminated to schools in the Greater New Orleans area, and materials will be developed to further disseminate the program to interested schools nation-wide. ..
  58. Activity Space Environments, Behaviors, and Body Weight Status in Urban Adults
    Shannon Zenk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  59. Adaptation of a CBT Intervention for Eating Disorders
    Michael Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. Work-Family Integration and Diets of Multi-Ethnic Adults
    Carol Devine; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results will be useful in both interventions and future research. ..
  61. School Wide Prevention of Risk Factors for Drug Abuse
    Ted Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  62. METHODOLOGIC ISSUES IN NUTRITIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We aim to provide guidance to researchers who wish to explore diet-disease relations in how to use data best to obtain most valid results and avoid pitfalls which might produce misleading associations. ..
  63. Longitudinal Assessments in the Trial of Activity of Adolescent Girls (LA-TAAG)
    Larry Webber; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will also explore the influence of personal, school and environmental factors, including persistent stress and anxiety that may have resulted from Hurricane Katrina, on these relationships. ..
  64. Intervention for Support Persons to Help Smokers Quit
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Support persons (N=60) will be recruited and randomly assigned to self-help intervention or telephone counseling. The smokers will be enrolled as study subjects but will be contacted for assessments only. ..
  65. Improving Antidepressant Adherence in Older Adults
    Jo Anne Sirey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  66. TRIAL OF ACTIVITY FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS (TAAG)
    Larry Webber; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..TAAG has the potential to provide a sustainable program that can be disseminated to middle schools throughout the country in order to increase physical activity for girls. ..
  67. Tobacco Cessation Treatment for Pregnant Alaska Natives
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The overall health related objective of this line of research is to develop effective treatment programs with and for Alaska Native pregnant women that will ultimately reduce the risk of tobacco-related disease. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  68. RURAL ELDERS: ETHNICITY, FOOD MEANING & DIET MEASUREMENT
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These participants will complete six 24 hour diet recall interviews over a six month period, which will be used to validate the adapted Food Frequency Questionnaire and Meal Pattern Questionnaire. ..
  69. Validation of Preschool and High School Diet Recall
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Lastly we will determine whether the validity of recall depends on characteristics such as time between diet record and FFQ, number of children, gender of the subject, and nutritional status. ..
  70. MOOD MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR ALCOHOL DEPENDENT SMOKERS
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Dependent measures include 7-day point prevalence smoking abstinence verified with expired air carbon monoxide and alcohol and drug abstinence verified with breathalyzer, urine drug screen and informant report. ..