Shriver, Lenka

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Patterns of physical activity among preschoolers in a childcare setting: a pilot study 2016 660 The rates of children’s physical activity (PA) have declined over the past several decades in the U.S. While the increased number of women entering the workforce has led to more children than ever before attending childcare centers, studies examining...
Does parental feeding style moderate the relationship between children’s taste preferences for fruit and vegetables and consumption in preschoolers? 2017 317 Introduction: Fruit and vegetable (FV) consumption is linked to a number of positive health outcomes, with taste preferences representing one of the key predictors of FV intake across age groups. Thus, it is important to establish diets rich in FV ea...
Barriers, perceptions, and dietary intakes of women participating in a federal nutrition program: the rural Appalachian experience 2020 135 Over the last decade, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) has been transitioning to electronic benefits (eWIC) in efforts to reduce participation barriers. The North Carolina Appalachian Region was among ...
Body esteem and dietary restraint in children and young adults: associations with body mass index and diet quality 2021 619 This research examined the following major aims via three separate studies: 1) how body esteem develops in middle childhood, 2) the nature of the relationship between dietary restraint and body weight in middle childhood, and 3) whether and how diet ...
Longitudinal BMI trajectories and adolescent dietary patterns in the RIGHT Track research project 2021 283 Obesity represents a public health epidemic affecting an increasing number of children as well as adults (Hales, Carroll, Fryar, & Ogden, 2017). Obesity is associated with a multitude of negative health implications, and excessive adiposity can also ...
Predictors of predominant breastfeeding and exclusive breastfeeding among mothers of young infants participating in the iGrow study 2023 125 Breastfeeding is considered the preferred method of infant feeding due to its health benefits. However, breastfeeding rates tend to be below desired levels in the United States. While factors such as race have been well documented in previous literat...
Perceptions and concerns of healthy eating in low-income African American mothers of preschoolers 2015 1258 Health disparities are prevalent in the U.S, with low-income African American children suffering from higher rates of obesity and chronic diseases compared to White children. Currently, little is known about parental perceptions of healthy eating, an...
Associations between eating behaviors, diet quality and body mass index among adolescents 2018 51119 The prevalence of overweight and obesity are high in the U.S. and affect the population across all sociodemographic groups. Research shows that eating behaviors influence dietary intake as well as weight status, but both are complex processes that ar...