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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-09-20T05:38:14-0400
This pilot study will estimate the unique and additive benefits of two parent-training programs (Cooking Matters for Parents and Promoting Routines of Exploration and Play during Mealtime)...
This study evaluates the feasibility and preliminary effects of offering the Mealtime PREP intervention to low-income families with young children. All enrolled families will receive the M...
This childhood obesity randomized controlled trial uses innovative methods, such as video feedback and ecological momentary intervention (EMI) to compare a family meals coaching interventi...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a culturally-appropriate childhood obesity intervention with Hispanic families. The program aims at preventing childhood obesity b...
The objective of this study is to test and evaluate the effectiveness of a parent-only treatment for childhood obesity. This study provides state-of-the-art treatment for childhood obesit...
Improvement in Primary Care Provider Self-Efficacy and Use of Patient-Centered Counseling To Address Child Overweight and Obesity after Practice-Based Changes: Texas Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Study.
The Texas Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration project, a multicenter, multisystem approach to childhood overweight and obesity (OW/OB), included training and materials to support primary care cli...
Childhood overweight and obesity affects more and more children. Whilst associations of childhood overweight with later outcomes such as hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular disease have been wel...
Childhood obesity is a principal public health concern. Understanding the geographic distribution of childhood obesity can inform the design and delivery of interventions.
Childhood obesity-related metabolic derangements are increasing among South Asian populations. Dietary and physical activity plans have limited effect. This study aims to assess the effectiveness of m...
Obesity has been recognized as a risk factor for childhood sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), yet it remains unclear how obesity and weight change predict the course of childhood SDB.
A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.
Financial support for training including both student stipends and loans and training grants to institutions.
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.
A sub-PHENOTYPE of obese individuals who have a risk for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES between that of healthy individuals with normal weight and unhealthy individuals with obesity.
BODY MASS INDEX in children (ages 2-12) and in adolescents (ages 13-18) that is grossly above the recommended cut-off for a specific age and sex. For infants less than 2 years of age, obesity is determined based on standard weight-for-length percentile measures.