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Farewell Charlotte V., Puma Jini E., Mason Mondi A., Peirce Paula, Shimomura Michele, Harms Megan, March, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early childhood obesity is at epidemic proportions. Early child care providers have a unique opportunity to instill healthy eating and active living behaviors in children that can foster lifelong health. Academic-community partnerships that involve…
Wasenius Niko S., Grattan Kimberly P., Harvey Alysha L. J., Naylor Patti-Jean, Goldfield Gary S., Adamo Kristi B., July, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives: To assess the effect of a physical activity intervention delivered in the childcare centres (CC), with or without a parent-driven home physical activity component, on children's fundamental motor skills (FMS). Design: Six-month 3-arm…
Hastie Peter A., Rudisill Mary E., Boyd Korey, March, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background: Previous studies of mastery motivational climates within physical education have reported that providing students with opportunities to become self-directed leads to a number of positive outcomes, including skill attainment and increased…
Korenman Sanders, Abner Kristin, Kaestner Robert, Gordon Rachel A., Q2 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of food intake, weight, and food security in children attending child care centers that do and do not participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), with additional analyses of outcomes among low income and Head Start…
Rogers Victoria W., Hart Patricia H., Motyka Elizabeth G., Rines Emily N., Vine Jackie, Deatrick Deborah A., October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective: Document the impact of Let's Go!, a multisetting community-based childhood obesity prevention program on participants in 12 communities in Maine. Methods: The study used repeated random telephone surveys with 800 parents of children to…
Heller Sherryl S., Boothe Allison, Keyes Angela, Nagle Geoffrey A., Sidell Margo, Rice Janet, March/April 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of changes in measures of teachers' perceptions of competencies before and after the implementation of Louisiana's mental health consultants (MHC) programs, based on survey data from 1,160 teachers at 155 centers, for two cohorts served…
Simpson Grace, Griffin Amy, Kaufman Joy S., Meyers Judith C., February, 2009
Reports & Papers
An account of the implementation of the Promoting Early Health and Learning Initiative, an early childhood intervention to address the role of health in children's school readiness, in the Middletown and Southeastern areas of Connecticut
Walsh Michele, Stipetic Dina, September, 2009
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the influence of the Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Project, an individualized consultative model to support children's healthy socioemotional development, based on information for 434 children from 244 early learning…
Oregon. Office of Family Health, October, 2009
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the second year of implementation of the Child Care Health Consultation (CCHC) program, Oregon's initiative to improve children's health and safety in child care programs, from July 2008 through June 2009
Oregon. Office of Family Health, October, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of the second year of implementation of the Child Care Health Consultation (CCHC) program, Oregon's initiative to improve children's health and safety in child care programs, from July 2008 through June 2009
Oregon. Office of Family Health, March 2009
Reports & Papers
A description of program services and participants in the Child Care Health Consultation program, an initiative to improve children's health and safety in child care programs, based on county information for 5 counties in Oregon
Oregon. Office of Family Health, May, 2009
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the first year of implementation of the Child Care Health Consultation (CCHC) program, Oregon's initiative to improve children's health and safety in child care programs, from July 2007 through June 2008
Oregon. Office of Family Health, May 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of the first year of implementation of the Child Care Health Consultation (CCHC) program, Oregon's initiative to improve children's health and safety in child care programs, from July 2007 through June 2008
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., Phelps Erin, 2009
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal investigation of the theory of Positive Youth Development (PYD) and its promotion of the "Five Cs"--competence, confidence, character, caring, and connection--in youth, based on data on more than 3,342 students assessed from grades…
Beets Michael W., Beighle Aaron, Erwin Heather E., Huberty Jennifer L., June 2009
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
A Meta-analysis of 13 articles from 11 after-school interventions on the effectiveness of after-school programs in increasing physical activity