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  1. Authors: David Chambers, Lisa Simpson, Gila Neta, Ulrica von Thiele Schwarz, Antoinette Percy-Laurry, Gregory A. Aarons, Gila Neta, Ross Brownson, Amanda Vogel, Shannon Wiltsey Stirman, Kenneth Sherr, Rachel Sturke, Wynne E. Norton, Allyson Varley, David Chambers, Cynthia Vinson…
    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12(Suppl 1):48

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 1

  2. Research has shown that parental feeding styles may influence children’s food consumption, energy intake, and ultimately, weight status. We examine this relationship, among recent immigrants to the US. Given t...

    Authors: Alison Tovar, Erin Hennessy, Alex Pirie, Aviva Must, David M Gute, Raymond R Hyatt, Christina Luongo Kamins, Sheryl O Hughes, Rebecca Boulos, Sarah Sliwa, Heloisa Galvão and Christina D Economos
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012 9:62
  3. The protective effect of family meals on unhealthy weight gain and diet has been shown across multiple age groups; however, it is unknown whether a similar effect is present among diverse immigrant populations...

    Authors: Alison Tovar, Erin Hennessy, Aviva Must, Sheryl O Hughes, David M Gute, Sarah Sliwa, Rebecca J Boulos, Emily Kuross Vikre, Christina Luongo Kamins, Kerline Tofuri, Alex Pirie and Christina D Economos
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013 10:84
  4. An adverse hematological interaction between vitamins E and K has been reported, primarily in patients on anticoagulants. However, little is known regarding circulating levels or tissue concentrations of vitam...

    Authors: Alison Tovar, Clement K Ameho, Jeffrey B Blumberg, James W Peterson, Donald Smith and Sarah L Booth
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2006 3:29
  5. Improved understanding of vegetable intake changes between pregnancy and postpartum may inform future intervention targets to establish healthy home food environments. Therefore, the goal of this study was to ...

    Authors: Alison Tovar, Jill L. Kaar, Karen McCurdy, Alison E. Field, Dana Dabelea and Maya Vadiveloo
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:267
  6. Research indicates that in the United States, children experience healthier BMI and fitness levels during school vs. summer, but research is limited. The primary goal of this pilot study was to assess where ch...

    Authors: Alison Tovar, Keith Lividini, Christina D Economos, Sara Folta, Jeanne Goldberg and Aviva Must
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2010 10:16
  7. Given the current prevalence of childhood obesity among Hispanic populations, and the importance of parental feeding behaviors, we aimed to assess the impact of the evidence-based Healthy Children, Healthy Fam...

    Authors: Laura Otterbach, Noereem Z. Mena, Geoffrey Greene, Colleen A. Redding, Annie De Groot and Alison Tovar
    Citation: BMC Obesity 2018 5:11
  8. There are disproportionately higher rates of overweight and obesity in poor rural communities but studies exploring children’s health-related behaviors that may assist in designing effective interventions are ...

    Authors: Alison Tovar, Kenneth Chui, Raymond R Hyatt, Julia Kuder, Vivica I Kraak, Silvina F Choumenkovitch, Alia Hastings, Julia Bloom and Christina D Economos
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:102
  9. Identifying risk factors that affect excess weight gain during pregnancy is critical, especially among women who are at a higher risk for obesity. The goal of this study was to determine if acculturation, a po...

    Authors: Alison Tovar, Lisa Chasan-Taber, Odilia I Bermudez, Raymond R Hyatt and Aviva Must
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:133
  10. Since the emergence of SARS-CoV-2, evolutionary pressure has driven large increases in the transmissibility of the virus. However, with increasing levels of immunity through vaccination and natural infection t...

    Authors: Oliver Eales, Andrew J. Page, Leonardo de Oliveira Martins, Haowei Wang, Barbara Bodinier, David Haw, Jakob Jonnerby, Christina Atchison, Deborah Ashby, Wendy Barclay, Graham Taylor, Graham Cooke, Helen Ward, Ara Darzi, Steven Riley, Marc Chadeau-Hyam…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:647
  11. Childcare settings are important environments for influencing child eating and physical activity (PA). Family childcare homes (FCCH) care for many children of low-income and diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds w...

    Authors: Kim M. Gans, Alison Tovar, Augustine Kang, Dianne Stanton Ward, Kristen Cooksey Stowers, Tayla von Ash, Laura Dionne, George Dennis Papandonatos, Noereem Mena, Qianxia Jiang and Patricia Markham Risica
    Citation: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022 19:45
  12. Involving groups of community stakeholders (e.g., steering committees) to lead community-wide health interventions appears to support multiple outcomes ranging from policy and systems change to individual biol...

    Authors: Ariella R. Korn, Erin Hennessy, Ross A. Hammond, Steven Allender, Matthew W. Gillman, Matt Kasman, Jaimie McGlashan, Lynne Millar, Brynle Owen, Mark C. Pachucki, Boyd Swinburn, Alison Tovar and Christina D. Economos
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:681
  13. Early care and education (ECE) settings play an important role in shaping the nutrition and physical activity habits of young children. Increasing research attention is being directed toward family child care ...

    Authors: Amber E. Vaughn, Stephanie Mazzucca, Regan Burney, Truls Østbye, Sara E. Benjamin Neelon, Alison Tovar and Dianne S. Ward
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:680
  14. Early childhood is a crucial time to foster healthy eating and physical activity (PA) habits, which are critical for optimal child health, growth and development. Child care facilities are important settings t...

    Authors: Patricia Markham Risica, Alison Tovar, Vanessa Palomo, Laura Dionne, Noereem Mena, Kate Magid, Diane Stanton Ward and Kim M. Gans
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19:419
  15. Cross-sector collaborations and coalitions are promising approaches for childhood obesity prevention, yet there is little empirical evidence about how they affect change. We hypothesized that changes in knowledge...

    Authors: Christina D. Economos, Larissa Calancie, Ariella R. Korn, Steven Allender, Julia M. Appel, Peter Bakun, Erin Hennessy, Peter S. Hovmand, Matt Kasman, Melanie Nichols, Mark C. Pachucki, Boyd A. Swinburn, Alison Tovar and Ross A. Hammond
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:529
  16. The prevalence of obesity among children remains high. Given obesity’s significant lifelong consequences, there is great interest in preventing obesity early in life. There is a need to better understand the r...

    Authors: Ann M. Cheney, Tanya Nieri, Ana Ramirez Zarate, Gretel Garcia, Lucero Vaca, Esmirna Valencia, Colleen Versteeg, Arlene Molina, Michael Castillo and Alison Tovar
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2020 20:1431
  17. The purpose of this study is to describe the behavioral changes in children resulting from Shape Up Somerville (SUS), a community-based, participatory obesity prevention intervention that used a multi-level, s...

    Authors: Sara C Folta, Julia F Kuder, Jeanne P Goldberg, Raymond R Hyatt, Aviva Must, Elena N Naumova, Miriam E Nelson and Christina D Economos
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:157