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International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

Volume 12 Supplement 1

The science of childhood obesity: an individual to societal framework

Research

Publication costs for this supplement were funded by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. The articles have been through the journal's standard peer review process.

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  1. Content type: Research

    Childhood obesity remains a significant global problem with immediate and long-term individual health and societal consequences. Targets for change should include the most potent and predictive factors for obe...

    Authors: Cheryl L Perry, Deanna M Hoelscher and Harold W Kohl III

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2015 12(Suppl 1):S1

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    Evidence regarding bias, precision, and accuracy in adolescent self-reported height and weight across demographic subpopulations is lacking. The bias, precision, and accuracy of adolescent self-reported height...

    Authors: Adriana Pérez, Kelley Pettee Gabriel, Eileen K Nehme, Dorothy J Mandell and Deanna M Hoelscher

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2015 12(Suppl 1):S2

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    Past research examining the effects of childhood obesity has largely focused on its projected effects into adulthood. However, there is emerging evidence that childhood obesity may have more immediate effects ...

    Authors: Felicia R Carey, Gopal K Singh, H Shelton Brown III and Anna V Wilkinson

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2015 12(Suppl 1):S3

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    It is well documented in the literature that low socioeconomic status (SES) is associated with lower consumption of healthy foods and that these differences in consumption patterns are influenced by neighborho...

    Authors: Nalini Ranjit, Anna V Wilkinson, Leslie M Lytle, Alexandra E Evans, Debra Saxton and Deanna M Hoelscher

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2015 12(Suppl 1):S4

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    Inadequate access to healthful foods has been identified as a significant barrier to healthful dietary behaviors among individuals who live in low-income communities. The purpose of this study was to gather lo...

    Authors: Alexandra Evans, Karen Banks, Rose Jennings, Eileen Nehme, Cori Nemec, Shreela Sharma, Aliya Hussaini and Amy Yaroch

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2015 12(Suppl 1):S5

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  6. Content type: Research

    Though bivariate relationships between childhood obesity, physical activity, friendships and television viewing are well documented, empirical assessment of the extent to which links between obesity and televi...

    Authors: Elizabeth A Vandewater, Seoung Eun Park, Emily T Hébert and Hope M Cummings

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2015 12(Suppl 1):S6

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    Across the United States, many states have actively banned the sale of soda in high schools, and evidence suggests that students’ in-school access to soda has declined as a result. However, schools may be subs...

    Authors: Daniel R Taber, Jamie F Chriqui, Renee Vuillaume, Steven H Kelder and Frank J Chaloupka

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2015 12(Suppl 1):S7

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    Although children of lower socio-economic status (SES) in the United States have generally been found to be at greater risk for obesity, the SES-obesity association varies when stratified by racial/ethnic grou...

    Authors: Andrew E Springer, Linlin Li, Nalini Ranjit, Joanne Delk, Kajal Mehta and Steven H Kelder

    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2015 12(Suppl 1):S8

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