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Attitudes toward physical activity of obese and non-obese children and their parents

Wanda Kay Steininger

Attitudes toward physical activity of obese and non-obese children and their parents

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Published by University of Oregon, College of HumanDevelopment and Performance in Eugene,Or .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.S.), Pennsylvania State University, 1982.

SeriesMicroform publications
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
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Open LibraryOL14457009M

Fat Is a Social Justice Issue, Too Show all authors. Laurie Cooper Stoll 1. “ Colorectal Cancer Screening among Obese Versus Non-obese Patients in Primary Care Practices.” Cancer Detection and Prevention Journal 30(5): Attitudes toward Obesity.”Cited by: 1.


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Attitudes toward physical activity of obese and non-obese children and their parents by Wanda Kay Steininger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Attitudes toward physical activity of obese and non-obese children and their parents. [Wanda Kay Steininger] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Book\/a>, bgn:Thesis\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>.

This study investigated differences in the explicit and implicit attitudes towards food and physical activities between children with obesity (n=38) and a matched control group (n=38). To compare the physical activity (PA) patterns and the hypothesized psychosocial and environmental determinants of PA in an ethnically diverse sample of obese and non-obese middle school children.

Not surprisingly, peers are frequent critics of obese children, and school is a common setting where weight bias occurs. Research shows that negative attitudes toward obese children begin as early as preschool age, from three to five years old. Preschoolers report that their overweight peers are mean and less desirable playmatesFile Size: KB.

Negative attitudes toward obese persons are pervasive in North American society. Numerous studies have documented harmful weight-based stereotypes that overweight and obese individuals are lazy, weak-willed, unsuccessful, unintelligent, lack self-discipline, have poor willpower, and are noncompliant with weight-loss treatment.

1–3 These stereotypes give way to stigma, prejudice, and. Childhood obesity is on the rise in both industrialized and developing countries. The investigation of the psychosocial aspects of childhood obesity has been the focus of long- standing theoretical and empirical endeavor.

Overweight in children and adolescents is associated with a host of psychological and social problems such as reduced school and social performance, less favorable. Introduction. The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has tripled in the past 30 years in the United States.

Recent estimates from –, indicate that approximately % of youth ages 2 to 19 were either overweight or obese, and % of those youth were obese [].While childhood overweight and obesity have begun to stabilize, the most recent NHANES data show that class 2 Cited by: Although both obese men and women face wage‐related obstacles, they experience discrimination in different ways.

An analysis from the National Longitudinal Survey Youth Cohort examined earnings in over men and women 18 to 25 years old and reported that obese women earned 12% less than non‐obese women ((25)). Like studies to follow Cited by: Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to an extent that it may have a negative effect on health.

People are generally considered obese when their body mass index (BMI), a measurement obtained by dividing a person's weight by the square of the person's height, is over 30 kg/m 2; the range 25–30 kg/m 2 is defined as stic method: BMI > 30 kg/m².

provide integrated nutrition education for children and their parents with the goal of establishing healthy food/physical activity choices as part of healthy lifestyle 3. provide support for healthy eating/physical activity by involving community partners, like school administrators and other school/community partners.

This research examined whether preschool-aged children show less trust in physically disabled or obese informants. In Study 1, when learning about novel physical activities and facts, 4- and 5-year-olds preferred to endorse the testimony of a physically abled, non-obese informant rather than a physically disabled or obese one.

In Study 2, after seeing that the physically disabled or obese Cited by: 9. Research shows that negative attitudes toward obese children begin Attitudes toward physical activity of obese and non-obese children and their parents book early as preschool age, from three to five years old.

Preschoolers report that their overweight peers are. Obese children are usually less active than their normal-weight counterparts, although the reasons for this remain unclear.

The objective of the present study was to determine how a long-term program (3 years of intervention and 6 months of follow-up detraining) of physical exercise with or without a low calorie diet influenced sedentary obese children’s intention to be physically : Antonio García-Hermoso, Jose M.

Saavedra, Yolanda Escalante, Ana M. Domínguez. Physical Fitness in Obese Children. Physical fitness is defined by multiple components that address an individual’s ability to perform a task or activity.

Body composition is the only health-related fitness component that does not involve a performance-based task; however body composition status indirectly affects other fitness components Cited by: 2.

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness" 4. Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others." 5. Recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self.

Children are most frequently teased by unfamiliar children and classmates, then familiar classmates and siblings, and even parents, adults in their lives, and adult strangersIn a study examining the attitudes of high school teachers on obesity, the teachers indicated their belief that obese teens were unkempt, emotional, less likely Cited by:   In general, obese children choose to be sedentary when they are given the option of engaging in physical or sedentary activity, because they have a more negative perception of physical activity and find physical activity less reinforcing than sedentary activity relative to their nonobese peers.

Highly reinforcing sedentary activities Cited by:   This can certainly be damaging to their self-image and popularity.

In addition, obese children run the risk of suffering orthopedic problems such as knee injuries, and they have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke in adulthood (Lu, ).

It is hard for a child who is obese to become a non-obese adult. The prevalence rates of overweight and obesity in Chinese children continuously increased from toand the annual mean increase rate of obesity was the highest in – [].The obesity rate of urban children increased rapidly in –, with a mean annual increase of % [].The obesity rate in rural areas increased from % in to % in [7,8].Cited by: 1.

Physical activity-key issues in treatment of childhood obesity. Acta Paediatr Suppl. ;96() PubMed abstract A review of what is known about physical activity in pediatric obesity treatment and practical recommendations, which a health care provider can suggest to obese children and their families. Obese individuals are highly stigmatized and face multiple forms of prejudice and discrimination because of their weight ((), ()).The prevalence of weight discrimination in the United States has increased by 66% over the past decade (()), and is comparable to rates of racial discrimination, especially among women (()).Weight bias translates into inequities in employment settings, health‐care Cited by: children in physical activity.

Many also involve parents to promote more healthful eating and greater physical activity when children are not in school. These studies indicate that school-based programs, policies, and environments can make a difference in childhood obesity. Changes in Child Care Mary Story, Simone French, and Karen.

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health.

People are generally considered obese when their body mass index (BMI), a measurement obtained by dividing a person's weight by the square of the person's height, is over 30 kg/m 2, with the range 25–30 kg/m 2 defined as overweight.

A correlation study of self-body cathexis of obese women and their attitudes toward physical activity. Unpublished master's thesis, Oregon State University. ABSTRACT: (None) KEYWORDS: Body image; Obesity; Body cathexis Riddick, C.

C., & Freitag, R. The impact of an aerobic fitness program on the body image of older women. The price paid by women for being obese is more than psychological and emotional.

Their status and roles in society are affected. Goldblatt, Moore and Stunkard () study has shown that compared to non-obese women, overweight women were much less likely to achieve a higher socioeconomic status and much more likely to achieve a lower status. Abstract. The strong evidence linking behavior and health outcomes has led to the realization that truly healthy people, and truly healthy societies in these times, are distinguished by both a lack of physiological pathology and a pattern of behaviors that reduces one’s risk of developing the major chronic diseases (Hamburg, Elliott, & Parron, ; Matarazzo, ).Cited by: Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health.

People are generally considered obese when their body mass index (BMI), a measurement obtained by dividing a person's weight by the square of the person's height, is over 30 kg/m 2, with the range kg/m 2 defined as overweight.

A literature review on physical activity revealed that free time physical activity self-reported by 9–year-old children and teenagers is similar in all the ethnic groups, but White, Non-Hispanics report much more participation in organized physical activity than African Americans or Hispanics; this finding may be related to unique barriers.

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on are generally considered obese when their body mass index (BMI), a measurement obtained by dividing a person's weight by the square of the person's height, is over 30 kg/m, with the range 25–30 kg/m defined as overweight.

In behavioral weight loss programs, women typically are instructed to consume a tokcal d ( MJ) diet composed of conventional foods and men a similar diet of kcal d ( MJ). This intervention, combined with weekly group treatment sessions, produces an average loss of of initial weight in weeks (48)/5.

Children, Obesity and Exercise provides sport, exercise and medicine students and professionals with an accessible and practical guide to understanding and managing childhood and adolescent obesity.В В It covers: overweight, obesity and body composition;В В physical activity, growth and development;В В В.

Bernard Lonergan's cognitive theory challenges us to raise questions about both the cognitive process through which obesity is perceived as a behaviour change issue and the objectivity of such a moral judgment. Lonergan's theory provides the theoretical tools to affirm that anti-fat discrimination, in the United States of America and in many industrialized countries, is the result of Cited by: 5.

The book examines how client demographics and characteristics--including health status, knowledge of weight-loss issues, and attitude toward weight and body image--affect which programs clients choose, how successful they are likely to be with their choices, and what this means for outcome measurement.

An estimated 32% of American children are overweight, and physical inactivity contributes to this high prevalence of overweight. This policy statement highlights how the built environment of a community affects children's opportunities for physical activity.

Neighborhoods and communities can provide opportunities for recreational physical activity with parks and open spaces, and policies must.

Their results lined up pretty well with the conventional wisdom, suggesting that the obesity epidemic is not particularly old but took off in the found that child obesity rates were low and stable among children born in the s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and part of the 70s, and then rose rapidly through the s and s.

Does Parenting Affect Children's Eating and Weight Status. Saskia Patterson Parents influence their children through the use of specific parenting practices, modeling specific behaviors and attitudes, and treatment of obesity may be more clearly defined. This research paper will examine the relationship involving three levels of parental.

Efforts to prevent obesity will have to change caregivers’ attitudes and behaviors in order to impact the eating and activity patterns of their children. Caregivers of obese African American 5–year-old children were asked whether their child’s weight was perceived to be a health risk.

For example, one study found that obese children are twice as likely to die before age 55 compared with non-obese children. 73 A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine concluded that for the first time, the current generation of children might have a shorter lifespan than their parents.

74 Given the health risks associated with. As the prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity increases, more parents will likely look to health care providers for information, support, guidance and referral to appropriate services to help them manage their children's overweight condition.

Little is known about parents' experiences of having overweight children and their interactions and experiences with Canadian health care. Methods: Participants included 52 overweight or obese year old children and their parents who completed a 5-month weekly FBT program as part of a randomized study evaluating a parent-only treatment.

Parent behav-iors promoted by FBT (diet, physical activity, stimulus control, self-monitor-File Size: 1MB. “It is often stated that attitudes of non-obese children and adults toward those who are obese are negative and discriminatory.

A review 40 book chapters and 10 books including Youth Strength Training, Strength and Power for Young Athletes, and students choices on their physical activity preference during their physical education.The role of physical activity in management of weight and obesity can therefore not be overemphasised.

It is important therefore that the attitudes of the children towards physical activity are assessed especially in the current technological age, where lack of time or simply no .Learning to balance healthy eating and physical activity can help you lose weight more easily and keep it off. Take it from people who have successfully maintained weight loss: 98% have modified their eating habits.

94% have increased their physical activity, especially walking.