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Children's Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity Attending Summer Day Camps

Brazendale, K., Beets, M. W., Weaver, R. G., Chandler, J. L., Randel, A. B., Turner-McGrievy, G. M., Moore, J. B., Huberty, J. L. & Ward, D. S. Jul 1 2017 In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 53, 1, p. 78-84 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Exercise
Guidelines
Benchmarking
Wrist
African Americans

Cumulative Risk Exposure and Waist Circumference in Preschool-Aged Children: the Mediating Role of Television and Moderating Role of Sex

Grummon, A. H., Vaughn, A., Jones, D. J. & Ward, D. S. Jan 17 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Behavioral Medicine. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Television
Waist Circumference
Preschool Children
Demography
Pediatric Obesity
4 Citations
Family Practice
Parenting
Diet
Food
Surveys and Questionnaires
2 Citations

Family child care home providers as role models for children: Cause for concern?

Tovar, A., Vaughn, A. E., Grummon, A., Burney, R., Erinosho, T., Østbye, T. & Ward, D. S. Mar 1 2017 In : Preventive Medicine Reports. 5, p. 308-313 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Child Care
Exercise
Vegetables
Fruit
Sleep
1 Citations

First year physical activity findings from turn up the HEAT (Healthy Eating and Activity Time) in summer day camps

Weaver, R. G., Brazendale, K., Chandler, J. L., Turner-Mcgrievy, G. M., Moore, J. B., Huberty, J. L., Ward, D. S. & Beets, M. W. Mar 1 2017 In : PLoS ONE. 12, 3, e0173791

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Exercise
Healthy Diet
healthy diet
physical activity
summer

Food policy council self-assessment tool: Development, testing, and results

Calancie, L., Allen, N. E., Weiner, B. J., Ng, S. W., Ward, D. S. & Ammerman, A. Jan 1 2017 In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 14, 3, 160281

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nutrition Policy
Self-Assessment
Directories
Climate
Practice Guidelines

Multilevel Interventions Targeting Obesity: Research Recommendations for Vulnerable Populations

Stevens, J., Pratt, C., Boyington, J., Nelson, C., Truesdale, K. P., Ward, D. S., Lytle, L., Sherwood, N. E., Robinson, T. N., Moore, S., Barkin, S., Cheung, Y. K. & Murray, D. M. Jan 1 2017 In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 52, 1, p. 115-124 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Vulnerable Populations
Obesity
Research
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.)
Behavioral Sciences
2 Citations

Strength of obesity prevention interventions in early care and education settings: A systematic review

Ward, D. S., Welker, E., Choate, A., Henderson, K. E., Lott, M., Tovar, A., Wilson, A. & Sallis, J. F. Feb 1 2017 In : Preventive Medicine. 95, p. S37-S52

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Obesity
Education
Home Care Services
Exercise
Diet

The health and working conditions of women employed in child care

Linnan, L., Arandia, G., Bateman, L. A., Vaughn, A., Smith, N. & Ward, D. Mar 9 2017 In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14, 3, 283

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Working Women
Child Care
Health
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Administrative Personnel
2016
5 Citations

Deconstructing interventions: approaches to studying behavior change techniques across obesity interventions

Tate, D. F., Lytle, L. A., Sherwood, N. E., Haire-Joshu, D., Matheson, D., Moore, S. M., Loria, C. M., Pratt, C., Ward, D. S., Belle, S. H. & Michie, S. Jun 1 2016 In : Translational Behavioral Medicine. 6, 2, p. 236-243 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Obesity
Behavioral Research
Maintenance
Health
3 Citations

Effectiveness of an active commuting school-based intervention at 6-month follow-up

Villa-González, E., Ruiz, J. R., Ward, D. S. & Chillón, P. Apr 1 2016 In : European Journal of Public Health. 26, 2, p. 272-276 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Control Groups
Walking
Exercise
Surveys and Questionnaires
36 Citations

Fundamental constructs in food parenting practices: A content map to guide future research

Vaughn, A. E., Ward, D. S., Fisher, J. O., Faith, M. S., Hughes, S. O., Kremers, S. P. J., Musher-Eizenman, D. R., O'Connor, T. M., Patrick, H. & Power, T. G. Feb 1 2016 In : Nutrition Reviews. 74, 2, p. 98-117 20 p., nuv061

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Parenting
Food
Terminology
Feeding Behavior
Snacks

Impact of policies on physical activity and screen time practices in 50 child-care centers in North Carolina

Erinosho, T., Hales, D., Vaughn, A., Mazzucca, S. & Ward, D. S. Jan 1 2016 In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 13, 1, p. 59-66 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Child Care
Exercise
Research
Preschool Children
4 Citations

Intervention leads to improvements in the nutrient profile of snacks served in afterschool programs: a group randomized controlled trial

Beets, M. W., Turner-McGrievy, B., Weaver, R. G., Huberty, J., Moore, J. B., Ward, D. S. & Freedman, D. A. Sep 1 2016 In : Translational Behavioral Medicine. 6, 3, p. 329-338 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Snacks
Randomized Controlled Trials
Food
Nutrition Policy
Micronutrients
3 Citations

Making Healthy Eating Policy Practice: A Group Randomized Controlled Trial on Changes in Snack Quality, Costs, and Consumption in After-School Programs

Beets, M. W., Weaver, R. G., Turner-McGrievy, G., Huberty, J., Ward, D. S., Freedman, D., Hutto, B., Moore, J. B. & Beighle, A. Sep 1 2016 In : American Journal of Health Promotion. 30, 7, p. 521-531 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Snacks
Randomized Controlled Trials
Costs and Cost Analysis
Healthy Diet
eating behavior
5 Citations

Physical activity outcomes in afterschool programs: A group randomized controlled trial

Beets, M. W., Weaver, R. G., Turner-McGrievy, G., Huberty, J., Ward, D. S., Pate, R. R., Freedman, D., Hutto, B., Moore, J. B., Bottai, M., Chandler, J., Brazendale, K. & Beighle, A. Sep 1 2016 In : Preventive Medicine. 90, p. 207-215 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Exercise
Odds Ratio
Accelerometry
Appointments and Schedules
5 Citations

Process Evaluation of Making HEPA Policy Practice: A Group Randomized Trial

Weaver, R. G., Moore, J. B., Huberty, J., Freedman, D., Turner-McGrievy, B., Beighle, A., Ward, D., Pate, R., Saunders, R., Brazendale, K., Chandler, J., Ajja, R., Kyryliuk, B. & Beets, M. W. Sep 1 2016 In : Health Promotion Practice. 17, 5, p. 631-647 17 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Policy Making
Exercise
Snacks
Observation
Beverages
6 Citations

Providers’ response to child eating behaviors: A direct observation study

Tovar, A., Vaughn, A. E., Fallon, M., Hennessy, E., Burney, R., Østbye, T. & Ward, D. S. Oct 1 2016 In : Appetite. 105, p. 534-541 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Child Behavior
Feeding Behavior
Observation
Child Care
Food

Recruitment of family child care homes for an obesity prevention intervention study

Ward, D. S., Vaughn, A. E., Burney, R. V. & Østbye, T. Aug 15 2016 In : Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 3, p. 131-138 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Child Care
Obesity
Randomized Controlled Trials
Communication
Population
2 Citations

Theoretical and Behavioral Mediators of a Weight Loss Intervention for Men

Crane, M. M., Ward, D. S., Lutes, L. D., Bowling, J. M. & Tate, D. F. Jun 1 2016 In : Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 50, 3, p. 460-470 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Weight Loss
Self Efficacy
Motivation
Diet
Control Groups
7 Citations

The relationship between physical activity and diet and young children's cognitive development: A systematic review

Tandon, P. S., Tovar, A., Jayasuriya, A. T., Welker, E., Schober, D. J., Copeland, K., Dev, D. A., Murriel, A. L., Amso, D. & Ward, D. S. Jan 1 2016 In : Preventive Medicine Reports. 3, p. 379-390 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Child Development
Exercise
Diet
Motor Skills
MEDLINE
2015
4 Citations

Application of the Intervention Mapping protocol to develop Keys, a family child care home intervention to prevent early childhood obesity

Mann, C. M., Ward, D. S., Vaughn, A., Benjamin Neelon, S. E., Long Vidal, L. J., Omar, S., Namenek Brouwer, R. J. & Østbye, T. Dec 10 2015 In : BMC Public Health. 15, 1, 1227

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pediatric Obesity
Child Care
Personal Autonomy
Needs Assessment
Home Care Services
8 Citations

A randomized trial testing the efficacy of a novel approach to weight loss among men with overweight and obesity

Crane, M. M., Lutes, L. D., Ward, D. S., Bowling, J. M. & Tate, D. F. Dec 1 2015 In : Obesity. 23, 12, p. 2398-2405 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Weight Loss
Obesity
Eating
Weight Reduction Programs
Internet

A suggested approach for imputation of missing dietary data for young children in daycare

Stevens, J., Ou, F. S., Truesdale, K. P., Zeng, D., Vaughn, A. E., Pratt, C. & Ward, D. S. Dec 17 2015 In : Food and Nutrition Research. 59, 28626

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

snacks
Snacks
lunch
methodology
Lunch
2 Citations
Weight Loss
Randomized Controlled Trials
Therapeutics
Training Support
Social Networking
18 Citations

Differences in energy balance-related behaviours in European preschool children: The ToyBox-study

De Craemer, M. , Lateva, M. , Iotova, V. , De Decker, E. , Verloigne, M. , De Bourdeaudhuij, I. , Androutsos, O. , Socha, P. , Kulaga, Z. , Moreno, L. , Koletzko, B. , Manios, Y. , Cardon, G. , Paw, M. C. A. , Summerbell, C. , Lobstein, T. , Annemans, L. , Buijs, G. , Reilly, J. , Swinburn, B. & 54 others Ward, D., Grammatikaki, E., Katsarou, C., Apostolidou, E., Efstathopoulou, E., Duvinage, K., Ibrügger, S., Strauß, A., Herbert, B., Birnbaum, J., Payr, A., Geyer, C., De Henauw, S., Maes, L., Vereecken, C., Van Assche, J., Pil, L., Te Velde, S., Mouratidou, T., Fernandez, J., Mesana, M., De Miguel-Etayo, P., González, E., Gracia-Marco, L., Oves, B., Yngve, A., Kugelberg, S., Lynch, C., Mosdøl, A., Moore, H., Douthwaite, W., Nixon, C., Kreichauf, S., Wildgruber, A., Zych, K., Góźdź, M., Gurzkowska, B., Szott, K., Usheva, N., Galcheva, S., Marinova, V., Radkova, Z., Feschieva, N., Aikenhead, A., Dorgelo, A., Nethe, A., Jansen, J., Gmeiner, O., Retterath, J., Wildeis, J., Günthersberger, A., Gibson, L., Voegele, C. & ToyBox-study group Mar 18 2015 In : PLoS ONE. 10, 3, e0118303

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Preschool Children
preschool children
energy balance
Beverages
Energy balance
3 Citations

Drivers of overweight mothers' food choice behaviors depend on child gender

Bouhlal, S., McBride, C. M., Ward, D. S. & Persky, S. Jan 1 2015 In : Appetite. 84, p. 154-160 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Choice Behavior
Mothers
Food
Nuclear Family
Meals
7 Citations

Making healthy eating and physical activity policy practice: Process evaluation of a group randomized controlled intervention in afterschool programs

Weaver, R. G., Beets, M. W., Hutto, B., Saunders, R. P., Moore, J. B., Turner-McGrievy, G., Huberty, J. L., Ward, D. S., Pate, R. R., Beighle, A. & Freedman, D. 2015 In : Health Education Research. 30, 6, p. 849-865 17 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

eating behavior
evaluation
Group
Exercise
Healthy Diet
15 Citations

Making policy practice in afterschool programs: A randomized controlled trial on physical activity changes

Beets, M. W., Weaver, R. G., Turner-Mcgrievy, G., Huberty, J., Ward, D. S., Pate, R. R., Freedman, D., Hutto, B., Moore, J. B. & Beighle, A. Jan 1 2015 In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 48, 6, p. 694-706 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Policy Making
Randomized Controlled Trials
Exercise
Accelerometry
Appointments and Schedules
2 Citations

Mothers' guilt responses to children's obesity risk feedback

Persky, S., McBride, C. M., Faith, M. S., Wagner, L. K. & Ward, D. S. Jan 1 2015 In : Journal of Health Psychology. 20, 5, p. 649-658 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Guilt
Pediatric Obesity
Mothers
Obesity
Life Style
4 Citations

Physical activity and healthy eating environmental audit tools in youth care settings: A systematic review

Ajja, R., Beets, M. W., Chandler, J., Kaczynski, A. T. & Ward, D. S. Aug 1 2015 In : Preventive Medicine. 77, p. 80-98 19 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Exercise
Healthy Diet
Reproducibility of Results
Organizations
Databases
8 Citations

Physical Activity Opportunities in Afterschool Programs

Weaver, R. G., Beets, M. W., Huberty, J., Freedman, D., Turner-Mcgrievy, G. & Ward, D. Jan 1 2015 In : Health Promotion Practice. 16, 3, p. 371-382 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Exercise
Basketball
Soccer
Football

Promoting healthy weight development in child care centers: A review of the NAP SACC program

Ward, D. S. & Erinosho, T. O. Jan 1 2015 Health and Education in Early Childhood: Predictors, Interventions, and Policies. Cambridge University Press, p. 369-391 23 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Child Care
Weights and Measures
Pediatric Obesity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Learning
10 Citations
Obesity
Clinical Trials
Databases
Therapeutics
PubMed
9 Citations

Salty or sweet? Nutritional quality, consumption, and cost of snacks served in afterschool programs

Beets, M. W., Weaver, R. G., Tilley, F., Turner-Mcgrievy, G., Huberty, J., Ward, D. S. & Freedman, D. A. Feb 1 2015 In : Journal of School Health. 85, 2, p. 118-124 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fruit
Vegetables
Costs
Snacks
Nutritive Value
6 Citations

Society of Behavioral Medicine position statement: early care and education (ECE) policies can impact obesity prevention among preschool-aged children

Buscemi, J., Kanwischer, K., Becker, A. B., Ward, D. S. & Fitzgibbon, M. L. 2015 In : Translational Behavioral Medicine. 5, 1, p. 122-125 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Preschool Children
Obesity
Education
Exercise
Snacks
9 Citations

The keys to healthy family child care homes intervention: Study design and rationale

Østbye, T., Mann, C. M., Vaughn, A. E., Namenek Brouwer, R. J., Benjamin Neelon, S. E., Hales, D., Bangdiwala, S. I. & Ward, D. S. Jan 1 2015 In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 40, p. 81-89 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Child Care
Exercise
Accelerometry
Food Quality
House Calls
8 Citations
Child Care
Reproducibility of Results
Self Report
Observation
Exercise

Validation of PIN 3 physical activity survey in low-income overweight and obese young mothers

Chang, M. W., Hales, D., Brown, R., Ward, D., Resnicow, K. & Nitzke, S. Feb 4 2015 In : BMC Public Health. 15, 1, 121

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Prenatal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Mothers
Exercise
Infection
Surveys and Questionnaires
2014
8 Citations
Mothers
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Diet
Food
Surveys and Questionnaires
14 Citations
Cross-Sectional Studies
Demography
Parents
Safety
Active Biological Transport
4 Citations

Association of environment and policy characteristics on children's moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and time spent sedentary in afterschool programs

Ajja, R., Clennin, M. N., Weaver, R. G., Moore, J. B., Huberty, J. L., Ward, D. S., Pate, R. R. & Beets, M. W. Dec 1 2014 In : Preventive Medicine. 69, S, p. S49-S54

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Exercise
Environmental Policy
Accelerometry
Geographic Information Systems
Child Behavior
25 Citations

Daily self-weighing and adverse psychological outcomes: A randomized controlled trial

Steinberg, D. M., Tate, D. F., Bennett, G. G., Ennett, S., Samuel-Hodge, C. & Ward, D. S. Jan 1 2014 In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 46, 1, p. 24-29 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Psychology
Weights and Measures
Weight Loss
Appetite Depressants
26 Citations

Designing and implementing a kindergarten-based, family-involved intervention to prevent obesity in early childhood: The ToyBox-study

Manios, Y. , Androutsos, O. , Katsarou, C. , Iotova, V. , Socha, P. , Geyer, C. , Moreno, L. , Koletzko, B. , De Bourdeaudhuij, I. , Reilly, J. , Swinburn, B. , Ward, D. , Grammatikaki, E. , Apostolidou, E. , Efstathopoulou, E. , Duvinage, K. , Ibrügger, S. , Strauß, A. , Herbert, B. , Birnbaum, J. & 53 others Payr, A., Cardon, G., De Craemer, M., De Decker, E., Annemans, L., De Henauw, S., Maes, L., Vereecken, C., Van Assche, J., Pil, L., Chin A Paw, M., te Velde, S., Mouratidou, T., Fernandez, J., Mesana, M., De Miguel-Etayo, P., González-Gil, E. M., Gracia-Marco, L., Oves, B., Yngve, A., Kugelberg, S., Lynch, C., Mosdøl, A., Nilsen, B. B., Summerbell, C., Moore, H., Douthwaite, W., Nixon, C., Kreichauf, S., Wildgruber, A., Kulaga, Z., Zych, K., Góźdź, M., Gurzkowska, B., Szott, K., Lateva, M., Usheva, N., Galcheva, S., Marinova, V., Radkova, Z., Feschieva, N., Lobstein, T., Aikenhead, A., Buijs, G., Dorgelo, A., Nethe, A., Jansen, J., Gmeiner, O., Retterath, J., Wildeis, J., Günthersberger, A., Gibson, L. & Voegele, C. Jan 1 2014 In : Obesity Reviews. 15, SUPPL.3, p. 5-13 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pediatric Obesity
Preschool Children
Bulgaria
Snacks
Greece
21 Citations

Engagement, enjoyment, and energy expenditure during active video game play

Lyons, E. J., Tate, D. F., Ward, D. S., Ribisl, K. M., Bowling, J. M. & Kalyanaraman, S. Feb 2014 In : Health Psychology. 33, 2, p. 174-181 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Video Games
Energy Metabolism
Mental Competency
Indirect Calorimetry
Young Adult

Environmental change strategies to promote healthy eating and physical activity and reduce disparities.

Chriqui, J. F., Economos, C. D., Henderson, K., Kohl, H. W., Kumanyika, S. K. & Ward, D. S. Jan 1 2014 In : Childhood obesity (Print). 10, 1, p. 11-17 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Health Status Disparities
Child Health Services
Program Development
Social Environment
Pediatric Obesity

Family-centered interventions to reduce maternal and child obesity

Ward, D. S., Erinosho, T. O., Wasser, H. M. & Munoz, P. M. Jan 1 2014 Obesity During Pregnancy in Clinical Practice. Springer-Verlag London Ltd, p. 297-335 39 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Pediatric Obesity
Mothers
Weights and Measures
Obesity
Postpartum Period
11 Citations

Improving physical activity in daycare interventions

Bonis, M., Loftin, M., Ward, D., Tseng, T. S., Clesi, A. & Sothern, M. Jan 1 2014 In : Childhood Obesity. 10, 4, p. 334-341 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Child Care
Regression Analysis
Control Groups
Self-Assessment
Accelerometry

Increasing Physical Activity in Childcare Outdoor Learning Environments: The Effect of Setting Adjacency Relative to Other Built Environment and Social Factors

Smith, W. R., Moore, R., Cosco, N., Wesoloski, J., Danninger, T., Ward, D. S., Trost, S. G. & Ries, N. 2014 In : Environment and Behavior. 48, 4, p. 550-578 29 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

child care
physical activity
learning
built environment
effect

Patient Perception of Midlevel Providers in Pediatric Diabetes Care

Andrews, E. B., Thomas, J., Jaacks, L., D'agostino, R., Ward, D. & Mayer-Davis, E. J. Jan 1 2014 In : The Diabetes Educator. 40, 3, p. 329-335 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nutritionists
Pediatrics
Physician Assistants
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Surveys and Questionnaires