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Reliability and relative validity of a child nutrition questionnaire to simultaneously assess dietary patterns associated with positive energy balance and food behaviours, attitudes, knowledge and environments associated with healthy eating
Wilson, Annabelle et al. [2008-01-29]
Food behaviours, attitudes, environments and knowledge are relevant to professionals in childhood obesity prevention, as are dietary patterns which promote positive energy balance. There is a lack of valid and reliable tools to measure these parameters. The aim of this study was to determine the reliability and relative validity of a child nutrition questionnaire assessing all of these paramet ...
SUBJECT: standards; feeding behavior; questionnaires; children; nutrition surveys
Relationships between the home environment and physical activity and dietary patterns of preschool children: a cross-sectional study
Spurrier, Nicola Jane et al. [2008-05-30]
ObjectiveTo assess relationships between characteristics of the home environment and preschool children's physical activity and dietary patterns.MethodsHomes of 280 preschool children were visited and information obtained by direct observation and parent interview regarding physical and nutritional characteristics of the home environment. Children's physical activity, sedentary behaviour and d ...
SUBJECT: exercise; food habits; preschool; family; child
Individual nutrition therapy and exercise regime: A controlled trial of injured, vulnerable elderly (INTERACTIVE trial)
Thomas, Susan et al. [2008-02-26]
BackgroundProximal femoral fractures are amongst the most devastating consequences of osteoporosis and injurious accidental falls with 25–35% of patients dying in the first year post-fracture. Effective rehabilitation strategies are evolving however, despite established associations between nutrition, mobility, strength and strength-related functional outcomes; there has been only one small st ...
SUBJECT: diet; aged
Kaur, Supreet et al. 
SUBJECT: 1103 clinical sciences; 1111 nutrition and dietetics
An investigation into the protective factors for overweight among low socio-economic status children
Boshoff, Kobie et al. 
SUBJECT: 1199 other medical and health sciences; 1117 public health and health services
Scott, Jane Anne et al. 
The early introduction of solid foods before 4 months of age has been associatedwith an increased risk of diarrhoea in infancy and a greater risk of wheeze and increased percentagebody fat and weight in childhood. The purpose of this study was to identify the level of compliancewith national recommendations related to the timing of the introduction of solid foods and todescribe the maternal an ...
SUBJECT: nutrition; children; public health
The NOURISH randomised control trial: positive feeding practices and food preferences in early childhood - a primary prevention program for childhood obesity
Daniels, Lynne Allison et al. 
Primary prevention of childhood overweight is an international priority. In Australia 20-25% of 2-8 year olds are already overweight. These children are at substantially increased the risk of becoming overweight adults, with attendant increased risk of morbidity and mortality. Early feeding practices determine infant exposure to food (type, amount, frequency) and include responses (e.g. coerci ...
SUBJECT: obesity; feeding practices; food preferences; children; public health
Pillen, H et al. 
Objectives: If wound assessment instruments are to be used in the periodic assessment of wound healing, they must prove to bevalid, reliable and sensitive measures of wound healing. Thus, this systematic literature review aims to examine available woundhealing instruments in terms of these parameters.Method: Only instruments able to measure changes in wound healing were included in this review ...
SUBJECT: wound care; nursing; pressure injury; research
Miller, Michelle Deanne et al. [2012-08-09]
Objectives: To determine whether body composition is related to long-term outcomes amongst vascular inpatients with lower limb ulcers.Design: Prospective study with 3 years follow-up.Materials and methods: Body mass index (BMI), fat, and fat-free mass were measured and associations with readmission to hospital (number, cause, length of stay) and all-cause mortality were explored.Results: Thirt ...
SUBJECT: obesity; body mass index; nutrition and dietetics
Mauch, Chelsea E et al. [2012-01-19]
This study confirms the findings of earlier studies thatthe use of a pacifier is widespread in Australia and thatthe early introduction, and frequent use, of a pacifier isassociated with shorter breastfeeding duration. Furthermore,it identifies an opportunity for educating newmothers and their support network, particularly grandmothers,with regards to potential risks associated withthe early a ...
SUBJECT: women; pacifiers; infants; australia; breastfeeding