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Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation
• communities, urban planners, architects, developers, and public health professionals developing and implementing sustainable strategies for improving the physical environment of communities thatExpand
Empirically supported treatments in pediatric psychology: pediatric obesity.
OBJECTIVE To review the efficacy of existing interventions for pediatric obesity with reference to the Chambless criteria. METHODS Chambless criteria for determining treatment efficacy were appliedExpand
‘Adventure therapy’ combined with cognitive-behavioral treatment for overweight adolescents
Objective:Since peers have such an important influence on adolescents, we evaluated the efficacy of adding peer-based ‘adventure therapy’ to a standard cognitive-behavioral weight control program forExpand
Changes in Children’s Sleep Duration on Food Intake, Weight, and Leptin
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effect of experimental changes in children’s sleep duration on self-reported food intake, food reinforcement, appetite-regulating hormones, and measured weight. METHODS:Expand
Survey of Physician Attitudes and Practices Related to Pediatric Obesity
The purpose of this study was to survey physicians regarding their attitudes and practices related to the treatment of pediatric obesity in a primary care setting. Surveys were sent to physicians whoExpand
Risk taking, reported injury, and perception of future injury among adolescents.
Investigated the relationships among self-reported injury, risk taking, and perception of injury risk in a sample of 1,426 adolescents, 14 to 18 years old. Both risk taking and injury were higher inExpand
Predictors of Attrition and Weight Loss in an Adolescent Weight Control Program
Objective: To evaluate demographic and psychosocial predictors of attrition and weight loss in a behaviorally based adolescent weight control trial.
Sleep and obesity in children and adolescents.
The purpose of this review is to provide a comprehensive update of epidemiologic studies that have assessed the association between sleep and obesity risk. Data suggest that short sleep is associatedExpand
Caloric intake and eating behavior in infants and toddlers with cystic fibrosis.
OBJECTIVE Infants and toddlers with cystic fibrosis (CF) are at risk for poor growth. Controlled behavioral assessment studies have not focused on this population. This study compared calorie intake,Expand
Two-Year Follow-up of an Adolescent Behavioral Weight Control Intervention
OBJECTIVE: This study examined the 24-month outcomes of a randomized controlled trial of a group-based behavioral weight control (BWC) program combined with either activity-based peer intervention orExpand