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Vasquez F., Salazar Gabriela Rodriguez, Andrade Maruza, Vasquez L., Diaz E., September 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the physical activity and energy balance of obese preschool children attending child care centers in Chile and a comparison of these characteristics between the children's time at the centers and their time at home
Nelson Belinda W., Clark Noreen M., Valerio Melissa A., Houle Christy R., Brown Randall W., Brown Clive, August 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An overview of the Early Childhood Asthma Project, including a description of identifying asthma cases in a Head Start population and effects of a program implemented to help parents manage their children's asthma more effectively
Emel Bobbi L., Alkon Abbey, June, 2006
Literature Review
A review summarizing the health components, initiatives, and outcomes of key school readiness programs in the United States, not including California
Emel Bobbi L., Alkon Abbey, June, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of a review of the health components, initiatives, and outcomes of key school readiness programs in the United States, not including California
Policy Studies Associates, June, 2006
Other
A review of research on the intersection of after school programs, sports and physical activity programs for youth, and the promotion of healthy physical, emotional, and intellectual development among children and youth, especially those growing up…
Hall Georgia, Gruber Diane, April 2006
Reports & Papers
An analysis of how physical activity and nutrition after school curricula address National Afterschool Association program standards
Benjamin Sara E., 2006
Reports & Papers
The overarching goal of this dissertation was to promote the health of young children in child care through a nutrition and physical activity environmental intervention. This dissertation consisted of three distinct projects including pilot testing…
Bronson-Lowe Daniel Lee, 2006
Reports & Papers
An assessment of the effects of using specific sanitizing products and cleaning protocols in child care centers on the incidences of lower respiratory infections, diarrheal illness, antibiotic use, and medical visits among children attending the…
Riggins Lynn D., 2006
Reports & Papers
A presentation of an experimental instrument, adapted from the Health Belief Model, designed to identify and assess the beliefs and perceptions of child care workers about using a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points-based food safety program…
Paulsell Diane, 2006
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Head Start Oral Health Initiative was created by the Office of Head Start to improve oral health services to young children, from birth to five years, and pregnant women. Supplemental grant funding was awarded to 52 Head Start programs to…
Boller Kimberly, 2006
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
In FY 2005 the Region III Office of the Administration for Children and Families initiated a pilot project, I Am Moving, I Am Learning (IM/IL), to prevent and reverse the negative consequences of obesity in Head Start children in 17 Head Start…
Horodynski Mildred A. Omar, Stommel Manfred, September/October 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Weight problems in children are increasing at an alarming rate, especially among low-income populations. This concern requires effective strategies to promote healthy eating. A quasi-experiment was used to assess the effectiveness of an intervention…
Wise Sarah, da Silva Lisa, Webster Elizabeth, Sanson Ann, July 2005
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the impact of a sample of public programs in Australia, the United States and other countries which aim to improve early childhood development and children's health, focusing on cost-effectiveness and sustainability of the benefits…
Wise Sarah, da Silva Lisa, Webster Elizabeth, Sanson Ann, July 2005
Executive Summary
An executive summary of an evaluation of the impact of a sample of public programs in Australia, the United States and other countries which aim to improve early childhood development and children's health, focusing on cost-effectiveness and…
Fitzgibbon Marian L., Stolley Melinda R., Schiffer Linda A., Van Horn Linda, Christoffel Katherine K., Dyer Alan R., May, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives To assess the impact of a culturally proficient dietary/physical activity intervention on changes in body mass index (BMI) (kg/m2). Study design Randomized controlled trial (Hip-Hop to Health Jr.) conducted between September 1999 and June…