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The keys to healthy family child care homes intervention: study design and rationale.
(Contemp Clin Trials, 2015-01)
BACKGROUND: Obesity is a major public health problem for which early preventive interventions are needed. Large numbers of young children are enrolled in some form of child care program, making these facilities influential ...
A community-based intervention increases physical activity and reduces obesity in school-age children in North Carolina.
(Child Obes, 2015-06)
BACKGROUND: Community-based interventions are promising approaches to obesity prevention, but few studies have prospectively evaluated them. The aim of this study was to evaluate a natural experiment—a community intervention ...
Application of the Intervention Mapping protocol to develop Keys, a family child care home intervention to prevent early childhood obesity.
(BMC Public Health, 2015-12-10)
BACKGROUND: Many families rely on child care outside the home, making these settings important influences on child development. Nearly 1.5 million children in the U.S. spend time in family child care homes (FCCHs), where ...