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2017 Select Publications, Posters and Presentations:

Carlson J, Sallis JF. Environment and Policy Interventions. In: Zhu W, Owen N, eds. Sedentary Behavior and Health: Concepts, Assessment and Interventions. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 2017:285-295.

Rhodes ET, Boles RE, Chin K, Christison A, Getzoff T, Guion K, Hawkins MJ, Petty CR, Sallinen Gaffka B, Santos M, Shaffer L, Tucker J, Hampl SEExpectations for Treatment in Pediatric Weight Management and Relationship to Attrition. Childhood Obesity, Vol. 13, No.2, April 2017: 120-127.

Bejarano C, Carlson J, Conway T, Saelens B, Glanz K, Couch S, Cain K, Sallis J. (2017, March) Examining Activity and Diet as Mediators of the Relationship Between TV Time and BMI in Youth. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Diego, CA.

Pona A, Carlson J, Shook R, Dreyer Gillette M, Davis A. (2017, March) Maternal BMI Change Linked to Child Activity Change in Family-based Behavioral Interventions for Pediatric Weight Management. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Diego, CA.

Kirk S, Armstrong S, King E, Trapp C, Grow M, Tucker J, Joseph M, Liu L, Weedn A, Sweeney B, Fox C, Fathima S, Williams R, Kim R, Stratbucker W, on behalf of the POWER Work Group. Establishment of the Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry: A National Research Collaborative for Identifying the Optimal Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Obesity. Childhood Obesity. February 2017, 13(1): 9-17.

Carlson J, Dean K, Sallis J. (2017, January) Measures Registry User Guide: Physical Activity Environment. National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research. Washington DC.

2016 Select Publications, Posters and Presentations:

Carlson J, Engelberg J, Kemer J, Cain K, Conway T, Geremia C, Bonilla E, Mignano A and Sallis J. (2016, December) Contextual Factors Explaining Implementation of Classroom Physical Activity Breaks. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation, Washington, D.C.

Borner K, Mitchell T, Pona A, Sweeney B, Dreyer Gillette M and Hampl S. (2016, November) Metabolic Comorbidities and Obesity Severity of Treatment-seeking School-age Children with Obesity. Poster presented at The Obesity Society annual meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Dreyer Gillette M, Borner K, Pona A, Mitchell T and Hampl S. (2016, November) Outcomes of a Weight Management Program for Young Children by Obesity Severity Class Recommendations. Poster presented at The Obesity  Society annual meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Catley D, Goggin K, Harris KJ, et al. (2016) A Randomized Trial of Motivational Interviewing: Cessation Induction Among Smokers With Low Desire To Quit.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 50(5):573-83.

Bruce A, Pruitt S, Ha O-R, et al. (2016) The Influence of Televised Food Commercials on Children’s Food Choices: Evidence from Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex ActivationsJournal of Pediatrics.177:27-32.

Davis AM, Dean K, Mousa H, et al. A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Outpatient Protocol for Transitioning Children from Tube to Oral Feeding: No Need for Amitriptyline. Journal of Pediatrics. 2016 May;172:136-141.

Carlson JA, Schipperjin J, Kerr J, et al. (2016) Locations of Physical Activity as Assessed by GPS in Young Adolescents. Pediatrics, 137 (1).

Deacy AD, Gayes L A, DeLurgio S and Wallace DP. (2016). Adaptation of the State-Trait Inventory for Cognitive and Somatic Anxiety (STICSA) for Use in Children: A Preliminary Analysis.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 41, 1033-1043.

Holmes D, Sweeney B, Dreyer Gillette M and Papa A. (2016, October) Parent Reported Confidence in Making Behavior Change in a Special Needs Weight Management Program.  Poster presented at the Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity in Ontario, Canada.

Beck A. (2016, October) Trauma, Severe Mental Illness and Obesity: A Case Study. Poster presented at the Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity in Ontario, Canada.

Pona A, Dreyer Gillette M, Gerling J, & Sweeney B. (2016, September)  Long-term Outcomes of a Multidisciplinary Weight Management Intervention for Youth with Special Needs. Poster presented at the National Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology in Lawrence, KS.

Finch J, Mitchell T, Borner K & Carlson J. (2016, September) Measuring Sedentary Behavior: Epoch- and Hour-level Agreement Between the ActiGraph and activPAL. Poster presented at the National Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology in Lawrence, KS.

Dreyer Gillette M, Borner K, Mitchell T, Hampl S & Sweeney B. (2016, May) Metabolic Comorbidities of Young Children Presenting for Family-based Weight Management Treatment. Poster presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Sweeney B, Dowd D, Beck AR, Bruce A, Cowden J & Randell K. (2016, May) Parental Adverse Childhood Experiences: Parent Perception of Health Impact and Screening. Poster presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Dreyer Gillette M, Borner KB, Mitchell T, Vandal J, & Hampl S. (2016, April) Parental Feeding Behaviors During a Pediatric Obesity Intervention for Young Children. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Pollack L, Dreyer Gillette M, Pan T, & Patton S. (2016, April) Examining the Behavioral Topography of Home Meals in Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Using Direct Observation. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA

Carlson J, Mitchell T, Borner KB, et al. (2016, April) Supporting Young Adolescents’ Physical Activity Across Multiple Locations. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Carlson JA., “Walking mediates associations between neighborhood activity supportiveness and BMI in the Women’s Health Initiative San Diego cohortHealth Place. 2016 Mar;38:48-53. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2016.01.001. Epub 2016 Feb 1.

Carlson JA., “Parental and Adolescent Perceptions of Neighborhood Safety Related to Adolescents’ Physical Activity in Their NeighborhoodRes Q Exerc Sport. 2016 Jun;87(2):191-9. doi: 10.1080/02701367.2016.1153779. Epub 2016 Mar 30.

Edwards S, Davis AM, Bruce A, et al. Caring for Tube-fed Children: A Review of Management, Tube Weaning and Emotional Considerations. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 2016; 40(5):616-22.

Davis AM, Sampilo M, Steiger Gallagher K, et al.  Treating Rural Paediatric Obesity Through Telemedicine vs. Telephone: Outcomes from a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 2016 Mar;22(2):86-95.

Carlson JA., “Perceived Neighborhood Environmental Attributes Associated with Walking and Cycling for Transport among Adult Residents of 17 Cities in 12 Countries: The IPEN StudyEnviron Health Perspect. 2016 Mar;124(3):290-8. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1409466. Epub 2015 Jul 17.

Brauer, L., Dalidowitz, C., Stephens, K, et al. Nutrition Interventions for Stage III Pediatric Weight Management: Consensus of Registered Dietitians on Best Practice. published by the Children’s Hospital Association February 5, 2016.

Carlson JA., “Two-Arm Randomized Pilot Intervention Trial to Decrease Sitting Time and Increase Sit-To-Stand Transitions in Working and Non-Working Older AdultsPLoS One. 2016 Jan 6;11(1):e0145427. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145427. eCollection 2016.

Borner KB, Canter KS, Lee RH, Davis AM, Hampl, SE & Chuang I. “Making the Business Case for Coverage of Family-Based Behavioral Group Interventions for Pediatric ObesityJ Pediatr Psychol. 2016 Sep;41(8):867-78. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsv166. Epub 2016 Jan 7.

Hampl SE., “Clinical Care of the Child with Obesity: A Learner’s and Teacher’s Guide” New York, New York, January 2016.

Hampl SE., “Effectiveness of a Hospital-Based Multidisciplinary Pediatric Weight Management Program: Two-Year Outcomes of PHIT KidsChild Obes. 2016 Feb;12(1):20-5. doi: 10.1089/chi.2014.0119. Epub 2016 Jan 20.

Hampl SE., “Physical Examination Findings Among Children and Adolescents With Obesity: An Evidence-Based ReviewPediatrics. 2016 Feb;137(2):e20151766. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-1766. Epub 2016 Jan 27.

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