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Municipal policies and plans of action aiming to promote physical activity and healthy eating habits among schoolchildren in Stockholm, Sweden: a cross-sectional study

Karin Guldbrandsson, Karin Modig Wennerstad, Finn Rasmussen
2009 Implementation Science  
In town districts with a high total population size, and in municipalities and town districts with a high proportion of adults with more than 12 years of education, a higher level of healthpromoting measures  ...  In municipalities with a high annual population growth, the number of measures was lower than in municipalities with a lower annual population growth.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to acknowledge Sanna Tholin for her contributions to the development of the questionnaire and the database.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1748-5908-4-47 pmid:19650906 pmcid:PMC2732589 fatcat:4krovrz7o5djzef6rc5fkaegea

Objective quantification of the food proximity effect on grapes, chocolate and cracker consumption in a Swedish high school. A temporal analysis

Billy Langlet, Petter Fagerberg, Andrew Glossner, Ioannis Ioakimidis, Rebecca A. Krukowski
2017 PLoS ONE  
Citation: Langlet B, Fagerberg P, Glossner A, Ioakimidis I (2017) Objective quantification of the food proximity effect on grapes, chocolate and cracker consumption in a Swedish high school.  ...  However, its precise effects on eating behaviour are still unclear, especially with food available for extended periods of time.  ...  The current study took place in a Swedish high school, where data was collected on the ingestive behaviour of students who were free to consume grapes, chocolate and crackers during a 60-minute work task  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0182172 pmid:28797048 pmcid:PMC5552216 fatcat:osjhd5si3rginmbtcayampzhli

How do young children eat after an obesity intervention? Validation of the Child Eating Behaviour Questionnaire using the Rasch Model in diverse samples from Australia and Sweden

M. Somaraki, A. Ek, P. Sandvik, R. Byrne, P. Nowicka
2021 Appetite  
The aim of this paper was to assess child eating behaviours measured by the CEBQ after a 12-month obesity intervention applying the Rasch model for the validation of the CEBQ.  ...  In conclusion, the refined CEBQ proved to be a valid tool for examining parent-reported child eating behaviours.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank all families participating to the ML study, child health care and school nurses, and all personnel involved in the standard treatment offered in the pediatric outpatient clinics  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.appet.2021.105822 pmid:34822921 fatcat:u6n4fxoc5rbbjohmubgavxobwu

A 4-year, cluster-randomized, controlled childhood obesity prevention study: STOPP

C Marcus, G Nyberg, A Nordenfelt, M Karpmyr, J Kowalski, U Ekelund
2009 International Journal of Obesity  
Objective: To assess the efficacy of a school-based intervention programme to reduce the prevalence of overweight in 6 to 10-year-old children. Design: Cluster-randomized, controlled study.  ...  Physical activity (PA) was aimed to increase by 30 min day À1 during school time and sedentary behaviour restricted during after school care time. PA was measured by accelerometry.  ...  The study was supported by grants from Stockholm County Council, Swedish Council for working life and social research, Swedish Research Council, Freemason's in Stockholm Foundation for Children's Welfare  ... 
doi:10.1038/ijo.2009.38 pmid:19290010 fatcat:eakunn46crbb5julbbftqmo2hu

Why don't adolescents eat Fish? Factors influencing fish consumption in school

Hillevi Prell, Christina Berg, Lena Jonsson
2002 Scandinavian Journal of Nutrition/Næringsforskning  
Theory-based research is needed to promote healthy eating in adolescents and to work out interventions. Objective: To examine what factors in uence adolescents' sh consumption in school.  ...  Design: A total of 162 pupils from the 8th grade (age º 14 years) at two schools completed a questionnaire based on the Theory of Planned Behaviour.  ...  The work was supported by a grant from K LIV (K unskapsplattform för livsmedelsbranschen, M arknadstekniskt centrum).  ... 
doi:10.1080/110264802762225318 fatcat:pyg4chcbxncdtfdleitdh4bxzu

Brief parental self-efficacy scales for promoting healthy eating and physical activity in children: a validation study

Åsa Norman, Julie Wright, Emma Patterson
2021 BMC Public Health  
Methods Parents (n = 242) of five-to-seven-year-old children in disadvantaged and culturally diverse settings in Sweden responded to a questionnaire in Swedish with 12 items assessing PSE in relation to  ...  Criterion validity was evaluated using objective measures of children's physical activity and semi-objective measures of diet. Results Two-factor models showed moderate to excellent fit to the data.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank all the participating families in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-021-10581-7 pmid:33740927 fatcat:gui5b3k7urfhviwfphauuu6buq

A participatory and capacity-building approach to healthy eating and physical activity – SCIP-school: a 2-year controlled trial

Liselotte Schäfer Elinder, Nelleke Heinemans, Jan Hagberg, Anna-Karin Quetel, Maria Hagströmer
2012 International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity  
Outcome measures at student level were anthropometry (measured), and health behaviours assessed by a questionnaire, at baseline and after 2 years.  ...  Methods: Nine out of 18 schools in a middle-class municipality in Sweden agreed to participate whereas the other nine schools served as the comparison group (quasi-experimental study).  ...  Acknowledgements We want to thank all participating schools and their students and staff for participating in this project.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1479-5868-9-145 pmid:23245473 pmcid:PMC3545832 fatcat:yebmpxo5hvhdhkxmzqwdlnczgm

Eating frequency, energy intake and body weight during a successful weight loss trial in overweight and obese postpartum women

E Huseinovic, A Winkvist, F Bertz, H Bertéus Forslund, H K Brekke
2013 European Journal of Clinical Nutrition  
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: To examine associations among eating frequency, energy intake and body weight at baseline, as well as associations among change in eating frequency and change in energy intake and  ...  RESULTS: The women had a mean eating frequency of 5.9 ± 1.2 intake occasions at baseline.  ...  We thank Anna Carin Hagstig, Elisabeth Gramatkovski and the women who participated in the LEVA-trial for their contribution to the development and execution of this research.  ... 
doi:10.1038/ejcn.2013.200 pmid:24193227 fatcat:fpnj64hnajeh7oakpqwrtungpe

mHealth intervention for multiple lifestyle behaviour change among high school students in Sweden (LIFE4YOUth): protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Marcus Bendtsen, Anna Seiterö, Preben Bendtsen, Hanna Henriksson, Pontus Henriksson, Kristin Thomas, Marie Löf, Ulrika Müssener
2021 BMC Public Health  
) among high school students in Sweden.  ...  The objective of this study is to estimate the effectiveness of a novel mHealth intervention named LIFE4YOUth, which targets multiple lifestyle behaviours (alcohol, diet, physical activity, and smoking  ...  Summary Only one in three Swedish high school students fulfil physical activity recommendations, and most eat too little vegetables and fruit and too much sweets and savoury snacks [64] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-021-11446-9 fatcat:dfxaswclxvb6ffhgyqvrmav2cq

The role of parents' educational background in healthy lifestyle practices and attitudes of their 6-year-old children

Christina Stenhammar, Anna Sarkadi, Birgitta Edlund
2007 Public Health Nutrition  
Both parent groups stated lack of time as the most common obstacle in providing their children with desired lifestyle practices, although parents with a secondary school education added lack of money as  ...  parents with a secondary school degree.  ...  Acknowledgements Sources of funding: A.S. was supported through a personal research grant from the Swedish council for working life and social research, grant no. 2002-0940.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1368980007696396 pmid:17381933 fatcat:uk5wee3vfbd6veg55tv7o52fsu

A Healthy School Start Plus for prevention of childhood overweight and obesity in disadvantaged areas through parental support in the school setting - study protocol for a parallel group cluster randomised trial

Liselotte Schäfer Elinder, Emma Patterson, Gisela Nyberg, Åsa Norman
2018 BMC Public Health  
Effects will be studied in a cluster randomised trial including 17 schools and 352 six-year old children.  ...  The primary outcome is dietary intake of indicator foods, and secondary outcomes are physical activity, sedentary behaviour and BMI.  ...  Based on previous experience, we anticipate that a high proportion of parents will have a non-Swedish background and therefore a composite measurement of SEP is likely to be more appropriate.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-018-5354-4 pmid:29625599 pmcid:PMC5889522 fatcat:6p3qfqqqe5e7zbst5l3i22gqea

Assessing the Construct Validity and Reliability of School Health Records Using the 'Health Dialogue Questionnaire' in the Eleventh Grade

Lisbeth Kristiansen, Malin Rising Holmstrom, Niclas Olofsson
2016 AIMS Public Health  
Quality Of Life Inventory (PedsQL ), Local monitoring of youth policy questionnaire (LUPP ® ), Health behaviour in Swedish school-aged children (HBSC © ), Equal health (EH © ) and The Swedish Survey Youth  ...  Discussion and conclusions: The HDQ © questionnaire is a reliable and valid instrument for measuring eleventh graders self-reported-health in school.  ...  Research Context The data in this study originate from the school nurses HDQ © in first year in high school and the last year of ninth grade for The Swedish Survey Youth on Alcohol consumption © in the  ... 
doi:10.3934/publichealth.2016.3.470 pmid:29546177 pmcid:PMC5689811 fatcat:keujouidrfednfryrr23csoas4

Psychological workload and body weight: is there an association? A review of the literature

D. Overgaard
2004 Occupational Medicine  
Future epidemiological studies in this field should be prospective or experimental, and should examine how chronic work stress affects eating and to what extent initial body weight is a predictor for individual  ...  Method We carried out a review of the associations between psychological workload and body weight in men and women. In total, 10 cross-sectional studies were identified.  ...  Stress-induced eating and weight change A number of studies have suggested that a stressful job may promote unhealthy behaviours and that such behaviours are different for men and women [15, 18] .  ... 
doi:10.1093/occmed/kqg135 pmid:14963252 fatcat:xyjuywoolfhz5nhl4wopz7sl2a

Longitudinal associations of energy balance-related behaviours and cross-sectional associations of clusters and body mass index in Norwegian adolescents

Maria E van der Sluis, Nanna Lien, Jos WR Twisk, Ingrid HM Steenhuis, Elling Bere, Knut-Inge Klepp, Marianne Wind
2010 Public Health Nutrition  
In the follow-up surveys in May 2002 and May 2005, a total of 809 and 724 adolescents participated, respectively.  ...  Objectives: First, the present study examines the longitudinal association of four EBRB in Norwegian adolescents.  ...  (3) who found that sedentary behaviour was associated with eating insufficient FV among high-school students in the USA. Utter et al.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1368980010002272 pmid:20883571 fatcat:e5qxim6uuvhonfxbxrihpxp3le

Association of dietary habits with restorative dental treatment need and BMI among Finnish conscripts: a cross-sectional epidemiological study

Tarja Tanner, Pernelle Moilanen, Jari Päkkilä, Pertti Patinen, Leo Tjäderhane, Vuokko Anttonen
2019 Public Health Nutrition  
The aim of the present cross-sectional population-based study was to analyse the eating behaviours of young, healthy Finnish males in association with oral health and BMI, considering self-reported and  ...  In addition, about 8700 of the conscripts answered a computer-assisted questionnaire ('Oral Health of the Conscripts 2011' data) about their background information and health habits.  ...  Financial support: This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors. Conflict of interest: None.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1368980019001873 pmid:31387657 fatcat:34xh4esve5eypjvcu6jjcf5f4a
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