Han JC, Lawlor DA, Kimm SY. Childhood obesity. Lancet. 2010;375(9727):1737–48.
Sahoo K, Sahoo B, Choudhury AK, Sofi NY, Kumar R, Bhadoria AS. Childhood obesity: causes and consequences. J Fam Med Prim Care. 2015;4(2):187.
Alberti G, Zimmet P, Shaw J, Bloomgarden Z, Kaufman F, Silink M, Consensus Workshop Group. Type 2 diabetes in the young: the evolving epidemic: the international diabetes federation consensus workshop. Diabetes Care. 2004;27(7):1798–811.
Haffner SM. Relationship of metabolic risk factors and development of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Obesity. 2006;14(S6):121S-7S.
Laborde D, Martin W, Vos R. Poverty and food insecurity could grow dramatically as COVID-19 spreads. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); 2020.
Bates LC, Zieff G, Stanford K, Moore JB, Kerr ZY, Hanson ED, Barone Gibbs B, Kline CE, Stoner L. COVID-19 impact on behaviors across the 24-hour day in children and adolescents: physical activity, sedentary behavior, and sleep. Children. 2020;7(9):138.
de Miranda DM, da Silva Athanasio B, Oliveira AC, Simoes-e-Silva AC. How is COVID-19 pandemic impacting mental health of children and adolescents? Int J Disaster Risk Reduct. 2020;51:101845.
Dunton GF, Do B, Wang SD. Early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on physical activity and sedentary behavior in children living in the US. BMC Public Health. 2020;20(1):1–3.
Okuyama J, Seto S, Fukuda Y, Funakoshi S, Amae S, Onobe J, Izumi S, Ito K, Imamura F. Mental health and physical activity among children and adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tohoku J Exp Med. 2021;253(3):203–15.
Murphy B, Benson T, McCloat A, Mooney E, Elliott C, Dean M, Lavelle F. Changes in consumers’ food practices during the COVID-19 lockdown, implications for diet quality and the food system: a cross-continental comparison. Nutrients. 2020;13(1):20.
Benson T, Murphy B, McCloat A, Mooney E, Dean M, Lavelle F. From the pandemic to the pan: the impact of COVID-19 on parental inclusion of children in cooking activities: a cross-continental survey. Public Health Nutr. 2022;25(1):36–42.
James WP. The epidemiology of obesity: the size of the problem. J Intern Med. 2008;263(4):336–52.
Lavelle F, Benson T, Hollywood L, Surgenor D, McCloat A, Mooney E, Caraher M, Dean M. Modern transference of domestic cooking skills. Nutrients. 2019;11(4):870.
Lavelle F, Spence M, Hollywood L, McGowan L, Surgenor D, McCloat A, Mooney E, Caraher M, Raats M, Dean M. Learning cooking skills at different ages: a cross-sectional study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2016;13(1):1–1.
Laska MN, Larson NI, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M. Does involvement in food preparation track from adolescence to young adulthood and is it associated with better dietary quality? Findings from a 10-year longitudinal study. Public Health Nutr. 2012;15(7):1150–8.
Hersch D, Perdue L, Ambroz T, Boucher JL. Peer reviewed: the impact of cooking classes on food-related preferences, attitudes, and behaviors of school-aged children: a systematic review of the evidence, 2003–2014. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014;11:E193.
Utter J, Fay AP, Denny S. Child and youth cooking programs: more than good nutrition? J Hunger Environ Nutr. 2017;12(4):554–80.
Lavelle F. A critical review of children’s culinary nutrition interventions, the methodologies used and their impact on dietary, psychosocial and wellbeing outcomes. Nutr Bull. 2022. https://doi.org/10.1111/nbu.12596.
Dean M, O’Kane C, Issartel J, McCloat A, Mooney E, Gaul D, Wolfson JA, Lavelle F. Guidelines for designing age-appropriate cooking interventions for children: the development of evidence-based cooking skill recommendations for children, using a multidisciplinary approach. Appetite. 2021;161:105125.
Stodden DF, Goodway JD, Langendorfer SJ, Roberton MA, Rudisill ME, Garcia C, Garcia LE. A developmental perspective on the role of motor skill competence in physical activity: an emergent relationship. Quest. 2008;60(2):290–306.
Lopes L, Santos R, Coelho-e-Silva M, Draper C, Mota J, Jidovtseff B, Clark C, Schmidt M, Morgan P, Duncan M, O’Brien W. A narrative review of motor competence in children and adolescents: what we know and what we need to find out. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18(1):18.
Peers C, Issartel J, Behan S, O’Connor N, Belton S. Movement competence: Association with physical self-efficacy and physical activity. Hum Mov Sci. 2020;70:102582.
Biddle SJ, Asare M. Physical activity and mental health in children and adolescents: a review of reviews. Brit J Sports Med. 2011;45(11):886–95.
Thompson Coon J, Boddy K, Stein K, Whear R, Barton J, Depledge MH. Does participating in physical activity in outdoor natural environments have a greater effect on physical and mental wellbeing than physical activity indoors? A systematic review. Environ Sci Technol. 2011;45(5):1761–72.
Farmer N, Touchton-Leonard K, Ross A. Psychosocial benefits of cooking interventions: a systematic review. Health Educ Behav. 2018;45(2):167–80.
Utter J, Denny S, Lucassen M, Dyson B. Adolescent cooking abilities and behaviors: Associations with nutrition and emotional well-being. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2016;48(1):35–41.
Lambert KG. Rising rates of depression in today’s society: consideration of the roles of effort-based rewards and enhanced resilience in day-to-day functioning. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2006;30(4):497–510.
Caraher M, Seeley A, Wu M, Lloyd S. When chefs adopt a school? An evaluation of a cooking intervention in English primary schools. Appetite. 2013;62:50–9.
Jarpe-Ratner E, Folkens S, Sharma S, Daro D, Edens NK. An experiential cooking and nutrition education program increases cooking self-efficacy and vegetable consumption in children in grades 3–8. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2016;48(10):697–705.
Cunningham-Sabo L, Lohse B. Cooking with kids positively affects fourth graders’ vegetable preferences and attitudes and self-efficacy for food and cooking. Child Obes. 2013;9(6):549–56.
Harter S. Effectance motivation reconsidered. Toward a developmental model. Hum Dev. 1978;21(1):34–64.
Dean M, O’Kane C, Issartel J, McCloat A, Mooney E, McKernan C, Brooks S, O’Kane N, Crowe W, Murphy B, Lavelle F. Cook like A Boss: an effective co-created multidisciplinary approach to improving children’s cooking competence. Appetite. 2022;168:105727.
Asher RC, Jakstas T, Wolfson JA, Rose AJ, Bucher T, Lavelle F, Dean M, Duncanson K, Innes B, Burrows T, Collins CE. Cook-EdTM: a model for planning, implementing and evaluating cooking programs to improve diet and health. Nutrients. 2020;12(7):2011.
Bandura A, Walters RH. Social learning theory. Prentice Hall: Englewood cliffs; 1977.
Kolb DA. Experiential learning: experience as the source of learning and development. New Jersey: FT press; 2014.
Faul F, Erdfelder E, Lang AG, Buchner A. G* power 3: a flexible statistical power analysis program for the social, behavioral, and biomedical sciences. Behav Res Methods. 2007;39(2):175–91.
Punch S. Research with children: the same or different from research with adults? Childhood. 2002;9(3):321–41.
Dean M, Issartel J, Benson T, McCloat A, Mooney E, McKernan C, Dunne L, Brennan SF, Moore SE, McCarthy D, Woodside JV, Lavelle F. CooC11 and CooC7: the development and validation of age appropriate children’s perceived cooking competence measures. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2021;18(1):1–2.
Barnett LM, Ridgers ND, Zask A, Salmon J. Face validity and reliability of a pictorial instrument for assessing fundamental movement skill perceived competence in young children. J Sci Med Sport. 2015;18(1):98–102.
Liddle I, Carter GF. Emotional and psychological well-being in children: the development and validation of the Stirling Children’s Well-being Scale. Educ Psychol Pract. 2015;31(2):174–85.
Brennan SF, Lavelle F, Moore SE, Dean M, McKinley MC, McCole P, Hunter RF, Dunne L, O’Connell N, Cardwell CR, Elliott CT. Childhood involvement in family food preparation and shopping and attitudes towards food: baseline results from Project Daire. Proc Nutr Soc. 2020;79:OCE2.
Sawilowsky SS. New effect size rules of thumb. J Mod Appl Stat Methods. 2009;8(2):26.
Myers RH, Myers RH. Classical and modern regression with applications. Belmont: Duxbury press; 1990.
Surgenor D, Hollywood L, Furey S, Lavelle F, McGowan L, Spence M, Raats M, McCloat A, Mooney E, Caraher M, Dean M. The impact of video technology on learning: a cooking skills experiment. Appetite. 2017;114:306–12.
Hollis C, Falconer CJ, Martin JL, Whittington C, Stockton S, Glazebrook C, Davies EB. Annual Research Review: Digital health interventions for children and young people with mental health problems–a systematic and meta-review. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2017;58(4):474–503.
Casazza K, Ciccazzo M. The method of delivery of nutrition and physical activity information may play a role in eliciting behavior changes in adolescents. Eat Behav. 2007;8(1):73–82.
Azevedo LB, Stephenson J, Ells L, Adu-Ntiamoah S, DeSmet A, Giles EL, Haste A, O’Malley C, Jones D, Chai LK, Burrows T. The effectiveness of e‐health interventions for the treatment of overweight or obesity in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta‐analysis. Obes Rev. 2022;23(2):e13373.
Goodway JD, Ozmun JC, Gallahue DL. Understanding motor development: infants, children, adolescents, adults. Massachusetts: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 2019.
Crocker PR, Eklund RC, Kowalski KC. Children’s physical activity and physical self-perceptions. J Sports Sci. 2000;18(6):383–94.
Hallal PC, Andersen LB, Bull FC, Guthold R, Haskell W, Ekelund U, Lancet Physical Activity Series Working Group. Global physical activity levels: surveillance progress, pitfalls, and prospects. Lancet. 2012;380(9838):247–57.
Taylor CB, Sallis JF, Needle R. The relation of physical activity and exercise to mental health. Public Health Rep. 1985;100(2):195.
Paluska SA, Schwenk TL. Physical activity and mental health. Sports Med. 2000;29(3):167–80.
Ussher MH, Owen CG, Cook DG, Whincup PH. The relationship between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and psychological wellbeing among adolescents. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2007;42(10):851–6.
Saxe-Custack A, LaChance J, Hanna-Attisha M, Dawson C. Flint Kids Cook: positive influence of a farmers’ market cooking and nutrition programme on health-related quality of life of US children in a low-income, urban community. Public Health Nutr. 2021;24(6):1492–500.
Gaul D, Issartel J. Fine motor skill proficiency in typically developing children: on or off the maturation track? Hum Mov Sci. 2016;46:78–85.
Melton J. How do clients with learning disabilities evaluate their experience of cooking with the occupational therapist? Br J Occup Ther. 1998;61(3):106–10.
Yantz CL, Johnson-Greene D, Higginson C, Emmerson L. Functional cooking skills and neuropsychological functioning in patients with stroke: an ecological validity study. Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2010;20(5):725–38.
Fogel Y, Rosenblum S, Hirsh R, Chevignard M, Josman N. Daily performance of adolescents with executive function deficits: an empirical study using a complex-cooking task. Occup Ther Int. 2020. Doi:https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/3051809.
Coll CG. Continuity and change in child development. Child Dev. 2015;86(1):7–9.
Lauricella AR, Wartella E, Rideout VJ. Young children’s screen time: the complex role of parent and child factors. J Appl Dev Psychol. 2015;36:11–7.
Vandewater EA, Rideout VJ, Wartella EA, Huang X, Lee JH, Shim MS. Digital childhood: electronic media and technology use among infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Pediatrics. 2007;119(5):e1006–15.
Eccles JS. Influences of parents’ education on their children’s educational attainments: the role of parent and child perceptions. London Rev Educ. 2005;3(3):191–204.
Martins CA, Machado PP, da Costa Louzada ML, Levy RB, Monteiro CA. Parents’ cooking skills confidence reduce children’s consumption of ultra-processed foods. Appetite. 2020;144:104452.
Burrows TL, Martin RJ, Collins CE. A systematic review of the validity of dietary assessment methods in children when compared with the method of doubly labeled water. J Amer Diet Assoc. 2010;110(10):1501–10.
Burrows T, Golley RK, Khambalia A, McNaughton SA, Magarey A, Rosenkranz RR, Alllman-Farinelli M, Rangan AM, Truby H, Collins C. The quality of dietary intake methodology and reporting in child and adolescent obesity intervention trials: a systematic review. Obes Rev. 2012;13(12):1125–38.
Beagan B, Chapman GE, D’Sylva A, Bassett BR. It’s just easier for me to do it’: rationalizing the family division of foodwork. Sociology. 2008;42(4):653–71.
Mills S, White M, Wrieden W, Brown H, Stead M, Adams J. Home food preparation practices, experiences and perceptions: a qualitative interview study with photo-elicitation. PLoS ONE. 2017;12(8):e0182842.
Romero MY, Francis LA. Youth involvement in food preparation practices at home: a multi-method exploration of latinx youth experiences and perspectives. Appetite. 2020;144:104439.
Kokštejn J, Musálek M, Tufano JJ. Are sex differences in fundamental motor skills uniform throughout the entire preschool period? PLoS ONE. 2017;12(4):e0176556.