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    • An evaluation of the use of theater in nutrition education for low-income African-American children 

      Jackson, Caree Joli (uga, 2004-12)
      In recent years, childhood overweight has become a major public health concern in the United States. Poor dietary patterns and lack of physical activity are major contributors to the problem of overweight. ...
    • Daily self-weighing and holiday-associated weight gain in adults 

      Kaviani, Sepideh (uga, 2018-12)
      Obesity is a worldwide health concern and is linked to the development of several chronic diseases. The rise in obesity prevalence has remained somewhat stable in the past few years. However, almost one-third of the United ...
    • Healthy 4 Life 

      Jackson, Caree Joli (uga, 2008-08)
      Childhood overweight is a major public health concern in the United States (Neumark et al., 2002). African American youth are at greater risk for obesity than Caucasian youth (Kumanyika & Grier, 2006). However, there is ...
    • Heavy weights 

      Earl-Kulkosky, Terri (uga, 2006-08)
      There is little research on eating disorders and African Americans; at the same time health issues associated with these disorders are having an increasing impact on this population, especially women. This is an in-depth ...
    • Needs assessment for a childhood obesity intervention program 

      Harper, Kristin Raye (uga, 2014-08)
      The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to assess the needs of families of obese children to inform the development of a childhood obesity intervention program. Using a structured questionnaire containing closed- and ...
    • Project girltalk 

      Acitelli, Rachelle Maria (uga, 2016-08)
      Background: Community-based interventions targeting both increased physical activity (PA) and improved diet quality (DQ) are needed in the middle school girl population, and self-efficacy, a primary construct of Social ...
    • Relationships between physical activity and pain in people who are overweight, diabetic or in disabling pain 

      Caravalho, Amanda Lee (uga, 2013-08)
      Disabling pain interferes with daily life and can lead to chronic pain. This dissertation involved two studies evaluating the potential role physical activity (PA) could play in managing pain among people with disabling ...