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A Geographical Comparison of Prevalence of Overweight School-aged Children: The National Survey of Children's Health 2003

Tudor-Locke, C at al. Child obesity, Overweight, Obesity This study presents a geographical comparison of state-specific prevalence estimates of children who are at risk of overweight and/or overweight. Using the 2003 National Survey of Childrenメs Health, ...

A Randomized Trial of the Effects of Reducing Television Viewing and Computer Use on Body Mass Index in Young Children

Epstein, L.H. et al. Television viewing, Computer, Children, Body mass index The design of this study was a randomized controlled clinical trial. Seventy children aged between 4 and 7 whose BMI was at or above the 75th BMI percentile for age and sex parti ...

A systematic review of the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in routine practice.

10.14655/743983-900692 Public Health England Lifestyle interventions, Prevention, Type 2 diabetes mellitus This document updates and extends a previously conducted systematic review and meta-analysis assessing the effectiveness of ‘real-world’ interventio ...

A systematic review of the relationship between staff perceptions of organizational readiness to change and the process of innovation adoption in substance misuse treatment programs.

. Peter Kelly, Josephine Hegarty, Joseph Barry, Kyle R Dyer, Aine Horgan Substance Misuse, Drug Problems. Systematic Reviews Other Reviews http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27435 © Public 1 January 2017 Report National Drugs Library Yes 4676 0 1497947489 27435 ...

Adult consequences of late adolescent alcohol consumption: a systematic review of cohort studies.

Background Alcohol is responsible for a significant portion of the global burden of disease. There is widespread concern reported in the media and other sources about drinking trends among young people, particularly heavy episodic or â?obingeâ? drinking. ...

Alcohol-related and hepatocellular cancer deaths by country of birth in England and Wales: analysis of mortality and census data.

BACKGROUND: The incidence of and mortality from alcohol-related conditions, liver disease and hepatocellular cancer (HCC) are increasing in the UK. We compared mortality rates by country of birth to explore potential inequalities and inform clinical and p ...

Are Metabolically Healthy Overweight and Obesity Benign Conditions?: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Kramer, C.K., et al Metabolic status, Mortality, Cardiovascular event, Normal-weight, Overweight, Obese, Obesity Recent interest has focused on a unique subgroup of overweight and obese individuals who have normal metabolic features despite increased adip ...

Becoming "the fat girl": Acquisition of an Unfit Identity

Rice, C. Female body image, Body size In North American society, there are many disparaging depictions of girls and women with differences in body size. Despite growing dialogue about body acceptance, overweight and obesity increasingly are interpreted as ...

Body Image in the Balance

Devlin, M.J and Zhu, A.J. Body image, Body size This article explores how distress over body image can impact on mental health, both emotionally and psychologically. It also looks at the issue of gender and body image. While body image distress is on the ...

Burden of major musculoskeletal conditions

Woolf AD, Pfleger B Musculoskeletal condition, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoporosis Musculoskeletal conditions are a major burden on individuals, health systems, and social care systems, with indirect costs being predominant. This burden has ...

Changing Perceptions of the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Evans, W.D., Renaud, J.M., Finkelstein, E., Kamerow, D.B. and Brown, D.S. Childhood obesity The aim of this study was to examine changes in public attitudes about childhood obesity and support for prevention. RTI surveyed US households (N = 1047 and N =11 ...

Childhood Obesity: Should Primary School Children be Routinely Screened? A Systematic Review and Discussion of the Evidence

Westwood, M. at al MONITORING, OBESITY, PREVENTION, SCREENING Population monitoring has been introduced in UK primary schools in an effort to track the growing obesity epidemic. It has been argued that parents should be informed of their child's resu ...

Childhood Overweight and the Relationship between Parent Behaviors, Parenting Style ' and Family Functioning

Rhee, K. Parenting, Family relations, Childhood, Overweight. This article discusses the relationship between parent behaviors, parenting style, and how a family functions with respect to the development of childhood overweight. Parents can influence a chi ...

Climate change, enhanced greenhouse gas emissions and passenger transport: What can we do to make a difference?

Hensher, D. A. CLIMATE CHANGE, ENVIRONMENT, POLLUTION, TAXATION, TRANSPORT The transportation sector, led by the automobile, has been cited constantly as a major contributor through human intervention to climate change. Short of banning car use, the chall ...

Community Design and Policies for Free-Range Children: Creating Environments that Support Routine Physical Activity

Fenton, M. Childhood obesity Growing concern over childhood obesity has prompted a focus on underlying epidemics of physical inactivity and poor nutrition. Regarding the former, there is increasing understanding that behavior change promotion alone has no ...

Creating Healthy Food and Eating Environments: Policy and Environmental Approaches

Story, M., Kaphingst, K.M., Robinson-O'Brien, R., and Glanz, K. FOOD ACCESS, HEALTH INTERVENTIONS, POLICY Food and eating environments likely contribute to the increasing epidemic of obesity and chronic diseases, over and above individual factors suc ...

Cultural Attitudes Toward Weight, Diet, and Physical Activity Among Overweight African American Girls

Boyington, J et al ATTITUDES, CULTURE, HEALTH POLICY, OVERWEIGHT, PREVENTION Little is known about attitudes and perceptions toward weight, diet, and physical activity among American youth, and particularly among young African American females. This pilot ...

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)

Centre for Review and Dissemination OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT DARE contains 15,000 abstracts of systematic reviews including over 6,000 quality assessed reviews and details of all Cochrane reviews and protocols. The database focuses on the effects of interventi ...

Deep Impact: Unintended consequences of journal rank

Brembs, B. and Munafo, < Open Access publishing Most researchers acknowledge an intrinsic hierarchy in the scholarly journals (‘journal rank’) that they submit their work to, and adjust not only their submission but also their reading strategies accord ...

Dietetic Students Possess Negative Attitudes Toward Obesity Similar to Nondietetic Students

Berryman, D.E., Dubale, G.M., Manchester, D.S. and Mittelstaedt, R. ATTITUDES, BELIEF, BODY IMAGE, BODY MEASUREMENTS, OBESITY A convenience sample comprised of 76 female dietetics (n=38) and nondietetics (n=38) majors was assessed for attitudes toward obe ...