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Chen, Xuewei; Cisse-Egbuonye, Nafissatou; Spears, Erica C.; Mkuu, Rahma; McKyer, E. Lisako J. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Due to the disproportionately high rates of obesity within the US Hispanic community, there is a critical need to address this health disparity issue. The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between parents' socio-demographic characteristics and their children's food consumption. Design: Cross-sectional study. Setting:…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Hispanic American Students, Grade 4, Health Behavior
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Alacam, Nur; Sahin, Elvan – College Student Journal, 2017
This study investigated the food consumption and nutrition perceptions of pre-service early childhood teachers using a mixed method research design. Data was gathered from 37 pre-service early childhood teachers through survey consisting of items in rating scale and open-ended questions. Descriptive analyses were conducted to report pre-service…
Descriptors: Food, Eating Habits, Nutrition, Preservice Teachers
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Hodges, Abby; Davis, Tonya; Crandall, Madison; Phipps, Laura; Weston, Regan – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017
The current study used differential reinforcement and shaping to increase the variety of foods accepted by children with autism who demonstrated significant feeding inflexibility. Participants were introduced to four new food items via a hierarchical exposure, which involved systematically increasing the desired response with the food item. Level…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Food, Food Standards
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Wood, Brenna K.; Flanagan, Timothy F. – Behavioral Disorders, 2013
Researchers conducted the present case study to address the immediate need of a student who consumed food at home and refused all food and liquids in her elementary school setting. In order to increase in-school food consumption, researchers developed a multicomponent treatment package that included antecedent adjustments (time and place food was…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Eating Disorders, Food, Elementary School Students
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Blichfeldt, Bodil Stilling; Gram, Malene – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2013
Findings from transition studies as well as studies of student food show that the transition from living at home to independent living influences student food consumption and that food consumption might be problematic during this period. Furthermore, both students' enactment of being in transition and the food habits and practices they bring with…
Descriptors: Living Standards, Independent Living, Nutrition Instruction, Focus Groups
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Natale, Ruby R.; Camejo, Stephanie T.; Asfour, Lila; Uhlhorn, Susan B.; Delamater, Alan; Messiah, Sarah E. – Journal of Early Intervention, 2017
An extensive body of research demonstrates a higher prevalence of obesity among children with developmental delays (DD) versus children without delays. This analysis examined the effectiveness of a randomized controlled trial to promote healthy weight in a subsample of preschool-age children with DD (n = 71) on the adoption of quality nutrition…
Descriptors: Developmental Delays, Preschool Children, Body Weight, Randomized Controlled Trials
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Moreno-Maldonado, Concepción; Ramos, Pilar; Moreno, Carmen; Rivera, Francisco – School Psychology International, 2018
Psychologists in schools can play an important role in developing policies and programs to promote healthy eating habits. This study analyses the contributions of family socioeconomic status, peer influence (schoolmates' food consumption), and school-based nutrition interventions to explain adolescent eating behaviors. Data were obtained from the…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Peer Influence, Family Influence, Student Behavior
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Snelling, Anastasia; Belson, Sarah Irvine; Beard, Jonathan; Young, Kathleen – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between television viewing time, physical activity level, food consumption patterns, and academic performance of adolescents in a large urban school district in the USA where health disparities are prevalent, particularly among minority residents. Design/Methodology/Approach: The…
Descriptors: Television Viewing, Physical Activity Level, Grades (Scholastic), Eating Habits
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Anderson, Heather; Falkenberg, Thomas – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The obesity epidemic in North America has given greater attention to food and nutrition literacy in Canadian schools. However, the review of relevant literature on food and nutrition literacy reveals quite a range of understandings of what such literacy means. This raises the question of what understanding of food and nutrition literacy is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Food, Nutrition, Literacy
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Jilcott, Stephanie B.; Moore, Justin B.; Wall-Bassett, Elizabeth D.; Liu, Haiyong; Saelens, Brian E. – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2011
Objective: To examine associations between self-reported vehicular travel behaviors, perceived stress, food procurement practices, and body mass index among female Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants. Analysis: The authors used correlation and regression analyses to examine cross-sectional associations between travel time…
Descriptors: Travel, Body Composition, Nutrition, Food
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Stefan, Jordy; Jacob, Céline; Guéguen, Nicolas – Field Methods, 2015
Studies have shown that restaurant waitresses with hair ornamentation receive higher tips than waitresses without ornaments. However, the effect of such ornamentation on other behaviors has never been explored. In this study, the effect of a female interviewer's hair ornamentation on compliance with a survey request was examined. Male and female…
Descriptors: Dining Facilities, Human Body, Females, Interviews
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Kaiser, Michelle L.; Usher, Kareem; Spees, Colleen – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2015
This research sought to explore nutrition and related health issues of 151 households with children who participated in a survey addressing food access, food security, nutrition, health, food provisioning strategies, and barriers to optimal food consumption. This study explored the potential use of community food security strategies as a tool to…
Descriptors: Food, Security (Psychology), Nutrition, Health
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Powell, Rachel M.; Gross, Tyra – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
The prevalence of obese children has tripled during the past three decades. While lack of physical activity and unhealthy eating have been the primary focus of public health efforts, media has a significant influence on food choices and food consumption. The purpose of this exploratory study was to examine if a media literacy intervention would…
Descriptors: Young Children, Parents, Child Health, Food
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Najdowski, Adel C.; Tarbox, Jonathan; Wilke, Arthur E. – Education and Treatment of Children, 2012
Food selectivity by texture is relatively common in children. Treatments for food selectivity by texture have included components such as stimulus fading, reinforcement, and escape extinction. The purpose of the current study was to attempt to treat food selectivity by texture utilizing antecedent manipulations and reinforcement in the absence of…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Reinforcement, Food, Children
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Dinsmore, Daniel L.; Zoellner, Brian P.; Parkinson, Meghan M.; Rossi, Anthony M.; Monk, Mary J.; Vinnachi, Jenelle – International Journal of Science Education, 2017
View change about socio-scientific issues has been well studied in the literature, but the change in the complexity of those views has not. In the current study, the change in the complexity of views about a specific scientific topic (i.e. genetically modified organisms; GMOs) and use of evidence in explaining those views was examined in relation…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Attitude Measures, Science and Society, Scientific Principles
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