The use of mentoring programs to improve energy balance behaviors in high-risk children.

@article{HaireJoshu2010TheUO,
  title={The use of mentoring programs to improve energy balance behaviors in high-risk children.},
  author={Debra L. Haire-Joshu and Marilyn S Nanney and Michael Elliott and Cynthia Davey and Nicole M. Caito and Deborah G Loman and Ross C. Brownson and Matthew W Kreuter},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 Suppl 1},
  pages={S75-83}
}
This study tested the impact of a multicomponent intervention entitled "Partners of all Ages Reading About Diet and Exercise" (PARADE) a child-focused energy balance intervention incorporated into mentoring programs. We used a group randomized nested cohort design randomizing mentoring program sites (n = 119) and children (N = 782; females = 49%; African American = 37%; mean (s.d.) age = 8.5 (1.5) years) to intervention or usual care conditions. PARADE mentors delivered eight lesson plans… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-6 of 6 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 63 references

Obesity prevention in children and adolescents.

Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America • 2009

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…