Elizabeth Schneider

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  • Elizabeth Ardayfio-Schandorf, Ghana, Asmita Basu, India, Mary Ellsberg, America +27 others
  • 2007
NOTE The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The term "(More)
PURPOSE To conduct a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials examining the efficacy of comprehensive behavioral family lifestyle interventions (CBFLI) for pediatric obesity.  METHOD Common research databases were searched for articles through April 1, 2013. 20 different studies (42 effect sizes and 1,671 participants) met inclusion criteria. Risk of(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined the interaction between parental limit setting of sedentary behaviors and health factors (weight status, physical activity [PA], fruit and vegetable [FV] intake) on standardized body mass index (zBMI) in African American adolescents. METHODS Data were from 67 parent-adolescent dyads. Parental limit setting, PA and FV intake(More)
Primary Care Office InSite (PCOI) is a Web-based intranet application that provides ready access to a collection of information useful in primary care. The PCOI Web site was developed by, and is widely used within, the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and its affiliated community practices. Over 1600 users logged 60,000 separate sessions in the past(More)
BACKGROUND The current study examined parental factors related to risk of adolescent obesity within the context of a family systems framework. METHODS Seventy predominantly African American, low-income caregiver-adolescent dyads participated in the study. Validated measures of parental perceived child risk for development of type 2 diabetes mellitus,(More)
The Alliance for Excellent Education is a national policy, advocacy, and research organization created to help all middle and high school students receive an excellent education. The Alliance focuses on America's six million most at-risk secondary school students (those in the lowest achievement quartile), who are likely to leave school without a diploma or(More)
Program Management and Policy Development through a new distance-learning format. Reaching out to people across the nation, the Program on Domestic Violence (PDV) is available through a combination of online courses and five (5) intensive class sessions in the Denver, Colorado area. Intensives are planned for no more than a week (4-7 days) per session in(More)
The Campbell Collaboration: Preparing, maintaining, and promoting the accessibility of systematic reviews of the effects of social and educational policies and practices…………………….…….…….1 The title of this article, admittedly a long one, introduces the name and mission of the Cochrane Collaboration's younger sibling in the Social Sciences. The two share much(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined parenting variables (communication, monitoring) as moderators of a family-based intervention for reducing sedentary behavior (SB) in African American adolescents. As a secondary aim, a similar model was tested using adolescent weight status as the outcome. METHODS African American adolescents (n = 73; 12.45 ± 1.45 years; 60%(More)
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