Splash!: a prospective birth cohort study of the impact of environmental, social and family-level influences on child oral health and obesity related risk factors and outcomes

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p505
Academic Journal
The article presents a study examining the impact of environmental, social and family-level influences and drink choices on child obesity risk and oral health status. A unique contribution to integrated health, education and social policy and program directions is provided by this study as it has provided clearer policy relevant evidence on strategies to counter social and environmental factors which predispose infants and children to poor health, wellbeing and social outcomes.


Related Articles

  • Lack of Association Between Peripheral Activity of Thyroid Hormones and Elevated TSH Levels in Childhood Obesity. Lobotková, Denisa; Staníková, Daniela; Staník, Juraj; Cervenoví, Ol'ga; Bzdúch, Vladimír; Tichá, L'ubica // Journal of Clinical Research in Pediatric Endocrinology;Jun2014, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p100 

    Objective: An elevated thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level is a frequent finding in obese children, but its association with peripheral hormone metabolism is not fully understood. We hypothesized that in obesity, the changes in thyroid hormone metabolism in peripheral tissues might lead to...

  • The diamond level health promoting schools (DLHPS) program for reduced child obesity in Thailand: lessons learned from interviews and focus groups. Jaruwan Phaitrakoon; Arpaporn Powwattana; Sunee Lagampan; Jeeranun Klaewkla // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Jun2014, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p293 

    Overweight and obesity prevalence among children is increasing globally. Health promoting school policy has been initiated in Thailand to tackle this problem. The schools that best conduct obesity management programs are rated as diamond level health promoting schools (DLHPS). However, the...

  • Association between childhood obesity and oral hygiene status. Gomes Ferraz, Eduardo; Rodrigues Silva, Luciana; Almeida Sarmento, Viviane; Campos, Elisângela de Jesus; Leitão de Oliveira, Thaís Feitosa; Cunha Magalhães, Juliana; Matos Paraguassú, Gardȇnia; Boa-Sorte, Ney // Nutricion Hospitalaria;ago2014, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p253 

    Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the oral hygiene status in pediatric obese patients. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted from 2011 to 2012, which evaluated 180 Brazilian pediatric patients, 6-14 years old, girls and boys, recruited according to two Body Mass Index...

  • strict parenting=chubbier kids.  // IDEA Fitness Journal;Sep2006, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p77 

    The article reports on the study on the effect of parenting style on child obesity. The study suggests that parents who favor a strict parenting style may contribute to weight gain in their own children. Researchers identified a correlation between obesity in children and lack of flexibility in...

  • EPODE. Lewis, Tanya // Sport Health;Winter2008, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p29 

    The article presents a review of Ensemble, Prevenons, L'obesite des Enfants (EPODE) program, which in English translates to "Together We Can Prevent Childhood Obesity." It states that "together" is a focal element of EPODE as the program encompasses community organizations, local government,...

  • Children and choice. Callery, Peter // Paediatric Nursing;May2004, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p13 

    Presents information on obesity in children in Great Britain. Childhood views in dealing obesity; Influence of parents on the eating habits of children; Variations of patterns of obesity in the country.

  • Test-retest reliability and construct validity of the ENERGY-parent questionnaire on parenting practices, energy balance-related behaviours and their potential behavioural determinants: the ENERGY-project. Singh, Amika S.; Chinapaw, Mai J. M.; Uijtdewilligen, Léonie; Vik, Froydis N.; van Lippevelde, Wendy; Fernández-Alvira, Juan M.; Stomfai, Sarolta; Manios, Yannis; van der Sluijs, Maria; Terwee, Caroline; Brug, Johannes // BMC Research Notes;2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p434 

    Background: Insight in parental energy balance-related behaviours, their determinants and parenting practices are important to inform childhood obesity prevention. Therefore, reliable and valid tools to measure these variables in large-scale population research are needed. The objective of the...

  • Trends of underweight, overweight, and obesity in Brazilian children and adolescents. Flores, Larissa S.; Gaya, Anelise R.; Petersen, Ricardo D.S.; Gaya, Adroaldo // Jornal de Pediatria;Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p456 

    Objective: To describe and analyze the trends of occurrence of underweight, overweight, and obesity in schoolchildren. Methods: This was a longitudinal study of trends conducted in a voluntary sample of Brazilian children and adolescents. The sample was grouped by year of collection (period I:...

  • Precisión del índice de masa corporal, obtenido a partir de datos de peso y altura autoinformados en una muestra infantil española. Baile, José I.; González-Calderón, María J. // Nutricion Hospitalaria;abr2014, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p829 

    Introduction: In the children obesity research field, weighing and measuring involves high research costs, which could be reduced if the self-reported body mass index (BMI) was ascertained to be a valid index. Objective: To analyze the accuracy of children's self-reported BMI. Materials and...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics