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    • Adolescents’ use of the built environment for physical activity 

      Oreskovic, Nicolas M; Perrin, James M; Robinson, Alyssa I; Locascio, Joseph J; Blossom, Jeff; Chen, Minghua L; Winickoff, Jonathan P; Field, Alison E; Green, Chloe; Goodman, Elizabeth (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background: Physical activity is a health-enhancing behavior, but few adolescents achieve the recommended levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. Understanding how adolescents use different built environment ...
    • Are obesity risk genes associated with binge eating in adolescence? 

      Micali, Nadia; Field, Alison E; Treasure, Janet L; Evans, David M (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2015)
      Objective: Cognitions and behaviors characteristic of binge eating are associated with a polymorphism in the FTO gene, robustly related to body mass index (BMI) and obesity risk. We investigated the association between ...
    • Association of sports drinks with weight gain among adolescents and young adults 

      Field, Alison E.; Sonneville, Kendrin R.; Falbe, Jennifer; Flint, Alan; Haines, Jess; Rosner, Bernard; Camargo, Carlos A. (2014)
      Objective: Sales of regular soda are declining, but sales of other sweetened beverages, such as sports drinks, are increasing. Our objective was to determine the prospective associations between sports drinks and body mass ...
    • Body Satisfaction, Weight Gain, and Binge Eating Among Overweight Adolescent Girls 

      Sonneville, Kendrin Rae; Calzo, Jerel; Horton, Nicholas J.; Haines, Jess; Austin, Sydney Bryn; Field, Alison Ellen (2012)
      Objective: To examine if body satisfaction is associated with body mass index (BMI) change and whether it protects against the development of frequent binge eating among overweight and obese adolescent girls. Methods: We ...
    • Longitudinal, Time-Varying Behavioral Exposures and Changes in Childhood Adiposity 

      Kornides, Melanie (2016-05-03)
      Problem: Our objective was to exam associations between time-varying behaviors in childhood and changes in adiposity. Our aim in Paper 1 was to assess patterns and regional trends in seasonal variation of moderate-vigorous ...
    • Prevalence of purging at age 16 and associations with negative outcomes among girls in three community-based cohorts 

      Solmi, Francesca; Sonneville, Kendrin R; Easter, Abigail; Horton, Nicholas J; Crosby, Ross D; Treasure, Janet; Rodriguez, Alina; Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Field, Alison E; Micali, Nadia (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2014)
      Background: The comorbidity of purging behaviours, such as vomiting, inappropriate use of laxatives, diuretics or slimming medications, has been examined in literature. However, most studies do not include adolescents, ...
    • Secular trends in family dinner frequency among adolescents 

      Walton, Kathryn; Kleinman, Ken P.; Rifas-Shiman, Sheryl L.; Horton, Nicholas J.; Gillman, Matthew W.; Field, Alison E.; Bryn Austin, S.; Neumark-Sztainer, Dianne; Haines, Jess (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Background: Eating meals, particularly dinner, with family members has been found to be associated with improved dietary intake, lower prevalence of disordered eating behaviors, lower levels of substance abuse, and improved ...