Obesity Risks, Prevention, and Treatment

250 million children worldwide forecast to be obese by 2030  S. Boseley, The Guardian, October 2, 2019

An actor-based model of social network influence on adolescent body size, screen time, and playing sports  D.A. Shoham et al., PloS One, June 2012

An adaptive CBPR approach to create weight management materials for a school-based health center intervention  A.L. Sussman et al., Journal of Obesity, July 2013

Adipose insulin resistance in obese adolescents across the spectrum of glucose tolerance  K. Hershkop et al., Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, June 2016

Adiposity is not equal in a multi-race/ethnic adolescent population: NHANES 1999-2004  L.R. Dugas et al., Obesity, October 2011

Adolescent obesity: Towards evidence-based policy and environmental solutions  M. Story et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, September 2009

Adolescent obesity and social networks  L.M. Koehly & A. Loscalzo, Preventing Chronic Disease, July 2009

The adolescent obesity epidemic  R. Lavizzo-Mourey, Journal of Adolescent Health, September 2009

Adolescent Obesity Prevention and Treatment: Program from 2008 Annual Meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine  Free issue of Journal of Adolescent Health with conference presentation abstracts: Vol. 42, No. 2, February 2008 Supplement

Adolescent-parent interactions and communication preferences regarding body weight and weight management: A qualitative study  V.A. Shrewsbury et al., International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, February 2010

Adolescent weight history and adult cognition: Before and after bariatric surgery  M.B. Spitznagel et al., Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases , June 2016

Altered brain response to drinking glucose and fructose in obese adolescents  A.M. Jastreboff et al., Diabetes, July 2016

Antibiotic use and childhood body mass index trajectory  B.S. Schwartz et al., International Journal of Obesity, April 2016

Are computer and cell phone use associated with body mass index and overweight? A population study among twin adolescents  H-R Lajunen et al., BMC Public Health, February 2007

Are poor physical fitness and obesity two features of the adolescent with Down syndrome?  R. Izquierdo-Gomez et al., Nutrición hospitalaria, July-August 2013

Assessing weight perception accuracy to promote weight loss among U.S. female adolescents: A secondary analysis  J. Yost et al., BMC Public Health, August 2010

Assessment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity  N.F. Krebs et al., Pediatrics, December 2007

Association between adiposity and left ventricular mass in children with hypertension  T.M. Brady et al., Journal of Clinical Hypertension, July 2016

Association between depressive symptoms in childhood and adolescence and overweight in later life  E.T. Liem et al., Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, October 2008

Association of adolescent obesity with risk of severe obesity in adulthood  N.S. The et al., Journal of the American Medical Association, November 2010

The association of household food security, household characteristics and school environment with obesity status among off-reserve First Nations and Métis children and youth in Canada: Results from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey  J. Bhawra et al., Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada, March 2017

Association of symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder with physical activity, media time, and food intake in children and adolescents  A.W. van Egmond-Fröhlich, PLoS One, November 2012

Association of web-based weight loss information use with weight reduction behaviors in adolescent women  T.H. Laz & A.B. Berenson, Journal of Adolescent Health, October 2011

Associations between diet behaviors and measures of glycemia, in clinical setting, in obese adolescents  K.A. Wagner et al., Childhood Obesity, October 2016

Associations between sleep duration, sedentary time, physical activity, and health indicators among Canadian children and youth using compositional analyses  V. Carson et al., Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, June 2016

Associations of physical activity and sedentary behaviors with dietary behaviors among US high school students  R. Lowry et al., Journal of Obesity, May 2015

Attempts to lose weight among adolescents aged 16-19 in the United States, 2013-2016  K.B. McDow et al., NCHS Data Brief, July 2019

Attempts to lose weight among overweight and non-overweight adolescents: A cross-national survey  K. Ojala et al., International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, October 2007

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obesity: Update 2016  S. Cortese & L. Tessari, Current Psychiatry Reports, January 2017

Bariatric surgery helps teens with severe obesity reduce heart disease risk  T. Haelle, Shots: Health News from NPR, January 8, 2018

Body mass index may overestimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity among the Inuit  G. Charbonneau-Roberts et al., International Journal of Circumpolar Health, February 2005

Body mass index of First Nations youth in Ontario, Canada: Influence of sleep and screen time  M. Gates et al., Rural and Remote Health, September 2013

Body weight affects ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) accumulation in youth following supplementation in post-hoc analyses of a randomized controlled trial  L.M. Christian et al., PLoS One, April 2017

Cardio-metabolic risk screening among adolescents: Understanding the utility of body mass index, waist circumference and waist to height ratio  K.W. Bauer et al., Pediatric Obesity, October 2015

Census tract based income level and lipid levels in urban pediatric primary care: A retrospective study  E.E. Martinez et al., BMC Pediatrics, July 2016

Challenges in the detection of working memory and attention decrements among overweight adolescent girls  L.O. Bauer & K.J. Manning, Neuropsychobiology, September 2016

Changes in functional mobility and musculoskeletal pain after bariatric surgery in teens with severe obesity: Teen-Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS) Study  J.R. Ryder et al., JAMA Pediatrics, September 2016

Characteristics of women age 15-24 at risk for excess weight gain during pregnancy  T. Chang et al., PLoS One, March 2017

Characterizing severe obesity in children and youth referred for weight management  H.A. Salawi et al., BMC Pediatrics, June 2014

Child and adolescent abuse in relation to obesity in adulthood: The Black Women's Health Study  R. Boynton-Jarrett et al., Pediatrics, August 2012

Childhood, adolescent and early adult body mass index in relation to adult mortality: Results from the British 1946 birth cohort  B.H. Strand et al., Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, March 2012

Childhood body mass index trajectories predicting cardiovascular risk in adolescence  B.P. Boyer et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, June 2015

Childhood obesity and the associated roles of neighborhood and biologic stress  K.P. Theall et al., Preventive Medicine Reports, June 2019

Childhood overweight and obesity in Canada: An integrative assessment  D.P. Rao et al., Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada, March 2017

Childhood weight status and timing of first substance use in an ethnically diverse sample  J.C. Duckworth et al., Drug and Alcohol Dependence, July 2016

Children's, their guardians', and health care professionals' perceptions of child overweight in relation to children's weight loss attempts  Y.N. Tarasenko et al., American Journal of Health Promotion, December 2014

Cholesterol improves in US kids despite high obesity rates  L. Tanner, AP News, May 21, 2019

Chronic insufficient sleep and diet quality: Contributors to childhood obesity  E.M. Cespedes et al., Obesity, January 2016

Cochrane Review brief: Lifestyle interventions to improve school achievement in overweight or obese children and adolescents  J. Christie, Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, July 2015

Cognitive ability and self-control in relation to dietary habits, physical activity and bodyweight in adolescents  M. Junger & M. van Kampen, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, March 2010

A cognitive-behavioral mechanism leading to adolescent obesity: Children's social images and physical activity  S.E. Hampson et al., Annals of Behavioral Medicine, November 2007

Comparison of predictive equations and measured resting energy expenditure among obese youth attending a pediatric healthy weight clinic: One size does not fit all  S.T. Henes et al., Nutrition in Clinical Practice, October 2013

Compliance among adolescents with arterial hypertension  A. Paczkowska et al., Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine, June 2016

A conceptual framework for the expansion of behavioral interventions for youth obesity: A family-based mindful eating approach  J. Dalen et al., Childhood Obesity, October 2015

Declines in student obesity prevalence associated with a prevention initiative--King County, Washington, 2012  CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, February 21, 2014

Depression, its comorbidities and treatment, and childhood body mass index trajectories  B.S. Schwartz et al., Obesity, December 2016

Depressive symptoms are associated with fasting insulin resistance in obese youth  T.S. Hannon et al., Pediatric Obesity, August 2014

Design and methods for "Commit to Get Fit" - a pilot study of a school-based mindfulness intervention to promote healthy diet and physical activity among adolescents  E. Salmoirago-Blotcher et al., Contemporary Clinical Trials, March 2015

Developing a strategy menu for community-level obesity prevention  C. Spahr et al., WMJ, November 2016

Development of a behavioral sleep intervention as a novel approach for pediatric obesity in school-aged children  C.N. Hart et al., Pediatric Clinics of North America, June 2016

Development of measures to evaluate youth advocacy for obesity prevention  R.A. Millstein et al., International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, July 2016

Developmental perspectives on nutrition and obesity from gestation to adolescence  L. Esposito et al., Preventing Chronic Disease, July 2009

Differences in the neighborhood retail food environment and obesity among US children and adolescents by SNAP participation  M.T. Gorski Findling et al., Obesity, May 2018

Disentangling overlapping influences of neighborhoods and schools on adolescent body mass index  T.K. Richmond et al., Obesity, December 2016

Disordered eating behaviours and food insecurity: A qualitative study about children with obesity in low-income households  J.M. Tester et al., Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, October 2016

'Do I care?' Young adults' recalled experiences of early adolescent overweight and obesity: A qualitative study  E. Smith et al., International Journal of Obesity, February 2013

Does parental and adolescent participation in an e-health lifestyle modification intervention improve weight outcomes?  A.W. Tu et al., BMC Public Health, April 2017

Dynamic poverty experiences and development of overweight in a prospective cohort of US children aged 4-14 years  C.E. Margerison-Zilko & C. Cubbin, Obesity, July 2013

Earlier bedtimes help kids fight obesity  L. Canter, HealthDay News, May 21, 2019

Early-onset paternal smoking and offspring adiposity: Further investigation of a potential intergenerational effect using the HUNT study  D. Carslake et al., PLoS One, December 2016

Eat, play, love: Adolescent and parent perceptions of the components of a multidisciplinary weight management program  S.J. Woolford et al., Clinical Pediatrics, July 2012

Economic and other barriers to adopting recommendations to prevent childhood obesity: Results of a focus group study with parents  K.R. Sonneville, BMC Pediatrics, December 2009

Effect of socioeconomic status on weight change patterns in adolescents  N.E. Sherwood et al., Preventing Chronic Disease, January 2009

Effective patient-provider communication in pediatric obesity  A.I. Carcone et al., Pediatric Clinics of North America, June 2016

Effects of a multidisciplinary weight loss intervention in overweight and obese children and adolescents: 11 years of experience  C. Mameli et al., PLoS One, July 2017

The effects of weight perception on adolescents' weight-loss intentions and behaviors: Evidence from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey  M. Fan & Y. Jin, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, November 2015

Engaging and mobilizing community members to prevent obesity among adolescents  P.E. Thompson-Reid, Preventing Chronic Disease, July 2009

Ethnic variation in body composition assessment in a sample of adolescent girls  K.A. Meyer et al., International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, October 2011

Evaluating school obesity-related policies using surveillance tools: lessons from the ScOPE study  M.S. Nanney et al., Health Promotion Practice, September 2014

Evaluation of an individualized counseling approach as part of a multicomponent school-based program to prevent weight-related problems among adolescent girls  C. Flattum et al., Journal of the American Dietetic Association, August 2011

Evidence-based obesity prevention in childhood and adolescence: Critique of recent etiological studies, preventive interventions, and policies  J.J. Reilly, Advances in Nutrition, July 2012

Examining the association between early life social adversity and BMI changes in childhood: A life course trajectory analysis  T.T. Morris et al., Pediatric Obesity, August 2016

Examining weight concern and delay discounting in adolescent females  S. Thamotharan et al., Eating Behaviors, April 2016

Excess weight gain prevention in adolescents: Three-year outcome following a randomized controlled trial  M. Tanofsky-Kraff et al., Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, March 2017

Exercise and BMI z-score in overweight and obese children and adolescents: Protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomised trials  G.A. Kelley & K.S. Kelley, BMJ Open, April 2016

Expert committee recommendations regarding the prevention, assessment, and treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity: Summary report  S.E. Barlow, Pediatrics, December 2007

Exposure to violence in childhood is associated with higher body mass index in adolescence  H.C. Gooding et al., Child Abuse & Neglect, December 2015

Factors affecting the stability of blood lipid and lipoprotein levels from youth to adulthood: Evidence from the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study  C.G. Magnussen et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, January 2011

Factors related to obesity and overweight among Black adolescent girls in the United States  M.R. Winkler et al., Women & Health, February 2017

Familial correlates of adolescent girls' physical activity, television use, dietary intake, weight, and body composition  K.W. Bauer et al., International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, March 2011

A family-based education program for obesity: A three-year study  R. Tanas et al., BMC Pediatrics, October 2007

Family-based obesity treatment in children with disabilities  C.L. Brown et al., Academic Pediatrics, April 2015

Family functioning and quality of parent-adolescent relationship: Cross-sectional associations with adolescent weight-related behaviors and weight status  J. Haines et al., International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, June 2016

Family income trajectory during childhood is associated with adiposity in adolescence: A latent class growth analysis  D.E. Kendzor et al., BMC Public Health, August 2012

Family leadership styles and adolescent dietary and physical activity behaviors: A cross-sectional study  K.L. Morton et al., International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, April 2012

FitKids360: Design, conduct, and outcomes of a stage 2 pediatric obesity program  J.M. Tucker et al., Journal of Obesity, August 2014

Food-related beliefs of adolescent girls ages 9-13 and their mothers on O'ahu, Hawai'i  M. Mosley et al., Hawai'i Journal of Medicine & Public Health, April 2016

Girls with obesity have increased risk of depression  L. Rapaport, Reuters Health News, August 10, 2018

Growing up in a domestic violence environment: Relationship with developmental trajectories of body mass index during adolescence into young adulthood  H-J Jun et al., Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, July 2012

Harsh parenting and food insecurity in adolescence: The association with emerging adult obesity  B.J. Lohman et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, July 2016

Health state preferences associated with weight status in children and adolescents  M.B. Belfort et al., BMC Pediatrics, February 2011

Healthy weight regulation and eating disorder prevention in high school students: A universal and targeted Web-based intervention  M. Jones et al., Journal of Medical Internet Research, February 2014

The impact of obesity on skeletal muscle strength and structure through adolescence to old age  D.J. Tomlinson et al., Biogerontology, June 2016

Improving peripheral and central vascular adjustments during exercise through a training program in adolescents with obesity  V. Julian et al., Obesity Facts, October 2016

Increased pre- and post-meal free fatty acid levels in black, obese adolescents  R.M. Cazeau et al., Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders, September 2016

Increasing socioeconomic disparities in adolescent obesity  C.B. Frederick et al., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, January 2014

Individual differences in reward and somatosensory-motor brain regions correlate with adiposity in adolescents  K.M. Rapuano et al., Cerebral Cortex, June 2016

The influence of adolescent body mass index, physical activity, and tobacco use on blood pressure and cholesterol in young adulthood  C.A. Ford et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, December 2008

Insurers often don't pay for teen weight-loss surgery  M. Andrews, Shots: Health News from NPR, December 13, 2011

Intellectual disability is associated with increased risk for obesity in a nationally representative sample of U.S. children  M. Segal et al., Disability and Health Journal, July 2016

Intergenerational transmission of overweight and obesity from parents to their adolescent offspring: The HUNT study  M. Næss et al, PLoS One, November 2016

Involvement of fathers in pediatric obesity treatment and prevention trials: A systematic review  P.J. Morgan et al., Pediatrics, February 2017

Is childhood socioeconomic status independently associated with adult BMI after accounting for adult and neighborhood socioeconomic status?  G. Pavela, PLoS One, January 2017

Is grand-parental smoking associated with adolescent obesity? A three-generational study  M.M. Dougan et al., International Journal of Obesity, March 2016

Is obesity associated with school dropout? Key developmental and ethnic differences  H.I. Lanza & D.Y. Huang, Journal of School Health, October 2015

Is obesity at individual and national level associated with lower age at menarche? Evidence from 34 countries in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study  C. Currie et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, June 2012

Is the relationship between sedentary behaviour and cardiometabolic health in adolescents independent of dietary intake? A systematic review  E. Fletcher et al., Obesity Reviews, September 2015

Key recruitment and retention strategies for a pilot web-based intervention to decrease obesity risk among minority youth  G. DeFrank et al., Pilot and Feasibility Studies, September 2019

Lack of recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of overweight/obesity in children hospitalized for asthma  A. Borgmeyer et al., Hospital Pediatrics, November 2016

The Linked CENTURY Study: Linking three decades of clinical and public health data to examine disparities in childhood obesity  S.S. Hawkins et al., BMC Pediatrics, March 2016

Linking implementation process to intervention outcomes in a middle school obesity prevention curriculum, 'Choice, Control and Change'  H.L. Gray et al., Health Education Research, April 2016

The long-arm of adolescent weight status on later life depressive symptoms  M.L. Martinson & S.M. Vasunilashorn, Age and Ageing, May 2016

Longitudinal and secular trends in parental encouragement for healthy eating, physical activity, and dieting throughout the adolescent years  K.W. Bauer et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, September 2011

Longitudinal study of body mass index in young males and the transition to fatherhood  C.F. Garfield et al., American Journal of Men's Health, November 2016

Long-term follow-up is essential to assess outcome of gastric banding in morbidly obese adolescents: A retrospective analysis  G.F. Paulus et al., Obesity Facts, October 2016

Long-term (7 years) follow-up of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on obese adolescent patients (<18 Years)  R. Vilallonga et al., Obesity Facts, April 2016

Lower socioeconomic status, adiposity and negative health behaviours in youth: A cross-sectional observational study  S. Lord et al., BMJ Open, May 2015

Meal replacements followed by topiramate for the treatment of adolescent severe obesity: A pilot randomized controlled trial  C.K. Fox et al., Obesity, December 2016

Mediating mechanisms of theory-based psychosocial determinants on behavioral changes in a middle school obesity risk reduction curriculum intervention, Choice, Control, and Change  H.L. Gray et al., Childhood Obesity, October 2016

Medical and psychosocial implications of adolescent extreme obesity - acceptance and effects of structured care, short: Youth with Extreme Obesity Study (YES)  M. Wabitsch et al., BMC Public Health, August 2013

Metabolic risk factors in U.S. youth with low relative muscle mass  S. Kim & R. Valdez, Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, April 2015

Model-based stability assessment of ventilatory control in overweight adolescents with obstructive sleep apnea during NREM sleep  L. Nava-Guerra et al., Journal of Applied Physiology, July 2016

Motivational interviewing as a component of a school-based obesity prevention program for adolescent girls  C. Flattum et al., Journal of the American Dietetic Association, January 2009

A multivariate analysis of federally mandated school wellness policies on adolescent obesity  J.E. Coffield et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, October 2011

Musculoskeletal pain, self-reported physical function, and quality of life in the Teen-Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (Teen-LABS) cohort  S. Bout-Tabaku et al., JAMA Pediatrics, June 2015

Myocardial tissue remodeling in adolescent obesity  R.V. Shah et al., Journal of the American Heart Association, August 2013

National and state by state obesity rates, youth ages 10-17  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Issue Brief, October 2018

The need for bold action to prevent adolescent obesity  K.D. Brownell et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, September 2009

Neighborhood and home food environment and children's diet and obesity: Evidence from military personnel's installation assignment  V. Shier et al., Social Science & Medicine, June 2016

Neighborhood environment and body mass index trajectories from adolescence to adulthood  A.M. Burdette & B.L. Needham, Journal of Adolescent Health, January 2012

Neural activation during anticipated peer evaluation and laboratory meal intake in overweight girls with and without loss of control eating  J.M. Jarcho et al., Neuroimage, March 2015

No downturn in obesity among U.S. kids, report finds  R. Stein, Shots: Health News from NPR, February 26, 2018

'Now I care': A qualitative study of how overweight adolescents managed their weight in the transition to adulthood  H. Sweeting et al., BMJ Open, November 2016

Obesity a painful reality for 1 in 6 U.S. youths  R. Preidt, HealthDay News, October 24, 2018

Obesity among high school students in the United States: Risk factors and their population attributable fraction  E.Y. Hu et al., Preventing Chronic Disease, November 8, 2018

Obesity and health-related decisions: An empirical model of the determinants of weight status across the transition from adolescence to young adulthood  L.F. Morales et al., Economics and Human Biology, December 2016

Obesity and overweight prevalence among adolescents with disabilities  J.H. Rimmer et al., Preventing Chronic Disease, March 2011

Obesity and rhinitis in a nationwide study of children and adults in the United States  Y.Y. Han et al., Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, May 2016

Obesity in the transition to adulthood: Predictions across race/ethnicity, immigrant generation, and sex  K.M. Harris et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, November 2009

Obesity linked to adverse events in children with leukemia  HealthDay News, February 13, 2019

Obesity linked to repeated hospital admissions in children with asthma  Y. Okubo et al., Healio, November 6, 2017

Obesity may put young people at risk of anxiety, depression  A. Sandoiu, Medical News Today, April 30, 2019

Obesity warps the shape, function of young hearts  M.E. Dallas, HealthDay News, July 30, 2018

Obstructive sleep apnoea in obese adolescents and cardiometabolic risk markers  S.E. Watson et al., Pediatric Obesity, December 2014

Optimistic bias, risk factors, and development of high blood pressure and obesity among African American adolescents in Mississippi (USA)  M.S. White et al., International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, February 2017

Overcoming birth weight: Can physical activity mitigate birth weight-related differences in adiposity?  J. Boone-Heinonen et al., Pediatric Obesity, June 2016

An overview of the Families Improving Together (FIT) for weight loss randomized controlled trial in African American families  D.K. Wilson et al., Contemporary Clinical Trials, May 2015

Overweight and obesity between adolescence and young adulthood: A 10-year prospective cohort study  G.C. Patton et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, March 2011

Oxidative stress in youth and adolescents with elevated body mass index exposed to secondhand smoke  J.A. Groner et al., Nicotine & Tobacco Research, July 2016

Parent-adolescent conversations about eating, physical activity and weight: Prevalence across sociodemographic characteristics and associations with adolescent weight and weight-related behaviors  J.M. Berge et al., Journal of Behavioral Medicine, February 2015

Parent-reported bullying and child weight gain between ages 6 and 15  R.M. Merrill & C.L. Hanson, BMC Public Health, February 2016

Parental perceptions of their adolescent's weight status: The ECHO study  M.O. Hearst et al., American Journal of Health Behavior, March 2011

Parenting an overweight or obese teen: Issues and advice from parents  K.N. Boutelle et al., Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, December 2012

Parenting style as a predictor of adolescent weight and weight-related behaviors  J.M. Berge et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, April 2010

Parenting styles and body mass index trajectories from adolescence to adulthood  B.F. Fuemmeler et al., Health Psychology, July 2012

Patterns and predictors of medication adherence to lipid-lowering therapy in children aged 8 to 20 years  N.R. Joyce et al., Journal of Clinical Lipidology, August 2016

Percentage of teens trying to lose weight decreasing  HealthDay News, June 25, 2018

Percentile curves for anthropometric measures for Canadian children and youth  S. Kuhle et al., PLoS One, July 2015

Perception, intention, and action in adolescent obesity  H.B. Fagan, Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, November 2008

Personal, behavioral, and environmental risk and protective factors for adolescent overweight  J. Haines et al., Obesity, November 2007

Personality traits and body weight: Evidence using sibling comparisons  Social Science & Medicine, August 2016

Physical activity and pediatric obesity: A quantile regression analysis  J.A. Mitchell et al., Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, March 2017

A pilot study evaluating the effects of a youth advocacy program on youth readiness to advocate for environment and policy changes for obesity prevention  R.A. Millstein et al., Translational Behavioral Medicine, December 2016

A poll about children and weight: Crunch time during the American work and school week - 3pm to bed  Report by NPR, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard School of Public Health, February 2013

Positive parenting mitigates the effects of poor self-regulation on body mass index trajectories from ages 4-15 years  L.E. Connell & L.A. Francis, Health Psychology, August 2014

Predictors of obesity in a US sample of high school adolescents with and without disabilities  M.A. Papas et al., Journal of School Health, November 2016

Prenatal phthalate exposure and 8-isoprostane among Mexican-American children with high prevalence of obesity  V. Tran et al., Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, April 2017

Prevalence and determinants of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents from migrant and seasonal farmworker families in the United States: A systematic review and qualitative assessment  Y.M. Lim et al., Nutrients, February 2017

Prevalence of obesity among youths by household income and education level of head of household—United States, 2011-2014  C.L. Ogden et al., CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, February 16, 2018

Prevalence of obesity and severe obesity in US children, 1999-2016  A.C. Skinner et al., Pediatrics, February 2018

Prevalence of obesity and trends in body mass index among US children and adolescents, 1999-2010  C.L. Ogden et al., JAMA, February 2012

Prevalence of obesity 17.8 percent for youth in 2013 to 2016  HealthDay News, June 19, 2018

Prevalence of overweight and obesity among Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District students, 2003-2010  State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, March 2011

Prevalence of overweight and obesity among students in the Anchorage School District, 1998-1999 through 2010-2011  State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, June 2012

Prevalence of overweight, obesity, and severe obesity among children and adolescents aged 2-19 years: United States, 1963-1965 through 2015-2016  C.D. Fryar et al., NCHS Data Brief, September 2018

Preventing and treating adolescent obesity: A position paper of the Society for Adolescent Medicine  M. Kohn et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, June 2006

Preventing diabetes in obese Latino youth with prediabetes: A study protocol for a randomized controlled trial  E.G. Soltero et al., BMC Public Health, March 2017

Primary-care weight-management strategies: Parental priorities and preferences  C.B. Turer et al., Academic Pediatrics, April 2016

Privileging physical activity over healthy eating: 'Time' to Choose?  A. Chircop et al., Health Promotion International, September 2015

Profile of free fatty acids and fractions of phospholipids, cholesterol esters and triglycerides in serum of obese youth with and without metabolic syndrome  J. Bermúdez-Cardona & C. Velásquez-Rodríguez, Nutrients, February 2016

Prospective associations between problematic eating attitudes in midchildhood and the future onset of adolescent obesity and high blood pressure  K.H. Wade et al., American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, February 2017

Prospective associations between sedentary time, sleep duration and adiposity in adolescents  P.J. Collings et al., Sleep Medicine, June 2015

Providing food to treat adolescents at risk for cardiovascular disease  S.D. de Ferranti et al., Obesity, October 2015

A qualitative study for understanding family and peer influences on obesity-related health behaviors in low-income African-American adolescents  S.M. St. George et al., Childhood Obesity, October 2012

A quasi-experimental study to mobilize rural low-income communities to assess and improve the ecological environment to prevent childhood obesity  P. Peters et al., BMC Public Health, May 2016

Race and obesity in adolescent hypertension  E.L. Cheung et al., Pediatrics, April 2017

Race, ethnicity, and the relevance of obesity for social integration  S.A. Cunningham et al., Ethnicity & Disease, 2012

Racial differences of pediatric hypertension in relation to birth weight and body size in the United States  L. Chen et al., PLoS One, July 2015

A randomized controlled trial of two different macronutrient profiles on weight, body composition and metabolic parameters in obese adolescents seeking weight loss  H. Truby et al., PLoS One, March 2016

The readiness and motivation interview for families (RMI-Family) managing pediatric obesity: Study protocol  G.D. Ball et al., BMC Health Services Research, April 2017

Recent trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Canadian children  C. Rodd & A.K. Sharma, Canadian Medical Association Journal, September 2016

The relationship between adiposity and bone density in U.S. children and adolescents  C. Gállego Suárez et al., PLoS One, July 2017

Relationships between County Health Rankings and child overweight and obesity prevalence: A serial cross-sectional analysis  K. Peyer et al., BMC Public Health, May 2016

Relationships between the family environment and school-based obesity prevention efforts: Can school programs help adolescents who are most in need?  K.W. Bauer et al., Health Education Research, August 2011

Relationships between insulin sensitivity, skeletal muscle mass and muscle quality in obese adolescent boys  S. Lee et al., European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, December 2012

Responding to pediatric providers' perceived barriers to adolescent weight management  B.J. Yarborough et al., Clinical Pediatrics, November 2012

Resting heart rate variability, inflammation, and insulin resistance in overweight and obese adolescents  R.C. Parish et al., Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders, August 2016

A review of familial correlates of child and adolescent obesity: What has the 21st century taught us so far?  J.M. Berge, International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, October 2009

Role models and social supports related to adolescent physical activity and overweight/obesity  S.H. Babey et al., Policy brief (UCLA Center for Health Policy Research), July 2015

The role of neighborhood characteristics and the built environment in understanding racial/ethnic disparities in childhood obesity  M. Sharifi et al., Preventive Medicine, October 2016

The role of obesity in the development of left ventricular hypertrophy among children and adolescents  T.M. Brady, Current Hypertension Reports, January 2016

Rural-urban differences in baseline dietary intake and physical activity levels of adolescents  R. Euler et al., CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, January 3, 2019

Saturation of subcutaneous adipose tissue expansion and accumulation of ectopic fat associated with metabolic dysfunction during late and post-pubertal growth  L.E. Gyllenhammer et al., International Journal of Obesity, April 2016

School-based obesity-prevention policies and practices and weight-control behaviors among adolescents  N. Larson et al., Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, February 2017

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Self-reported sleep duration and weight-control strategies among U.S. high school students  A.J. Wheaton et al., Sleep, August 2013

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Should bariatric surgery be performed in adolescents?  A.J. Beamish & T. Reinehr, European Journal of Endocrinology, April 2017

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Teasing kids about their weight may make them gain more  S. Neilson, Shots: Health News from NPR, May 30, 2019

Time with friends and physical activity as mechanisms linking obesity and television viewing among youth  E.A. Vandewater et al., International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, July 2015

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Traditional foods and physical activity patterns and associations with cultural factors in a diverse Alaska Native population  D.G. Redwood et al., International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 2008

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Weight status and weight-management behaviors among Philadelphia high school students, 2007-2011  C.M. Lenhart et al., Preventing Chronic Disease, September 2013

Weight status, gender, and race/ethnicity: Are there differences in meeting recommended health behavior guidelines for adolescents?  K.E. Minges et al., Journal of School Nursing, April 2015

Youth advocacy as a tool for environmental and policy changes that support physical activity and nutrition: An evaluation study in San Diego County  L.S. Linton et al., Preventing Chronic Disease, March 2014

A youth mentor-led nutritional intervention in urban recreation centers: A promising strategy for childhood obesity prevention in low-income neighborhoods  P.M. Sato et al., Health Education Research, April 2016

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