Document Detail


Energy intake, parental control of children's eating, and physical activity in siblings discordant for adiposity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20633585     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Studying siblings discordant for adiposity allows for identifying risk factors for obesity by testing whether there is low familiality or resemblance of energy balance behaviors and then whether sibling differences in these behaviors are associated with differences in their adiposity. Nineteen sibling pairs discordant for overweight were assessed for physical activity, laboratory-based food consumption (single food, variety of foods), and parental control of child feeding behaviors. There was virtually no familiality for physical activity and energy intake during a single food meal. Sibling differences in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and energy intake independently predicted differences in their adiposity. There was high familiality for increased energy intake (responsivity) when presented with a meal composed of a variety of foods, and sibling differences in responsivity did not predict sibling differences in adiposity. Parent concern and monitoring of child eating had only slight familiality and were associated with sibling differences in adiposity. In conclusion, sibling differences in MVPA and energy intake and parent concern and monitoring of child eating may promote differences in adiposity. Increased responsivity to dietary variety by overweight siblings does not appear to promoting sibling discordance in overweight as normal weight and overweight siblings responded similarly to dietary variety.
Authors:
James N Roemmich; Tressa M White; Rocco Paluch; Leonard H Epstein
Related Documents :
561995 - Nutritional outputs and energy inputs in seafoods.
9174485 - Extended use of foods modified in fat and sugar content: nutritional implications in a ...
7996245 - Energy needs of companion animals: matching food intakes to requirements throughout the...
15010185 - Effects of food unit size and energy density on intake in humans.
10782435 - Stimulus and temporal cues in classical conditioning.
6948115 - Use of a medical-grade silicone adhesive as a denture liner in the treatment of idiopat...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural     Date:  2010-07-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Appetite     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1095-8304     ISO Abbreviation:  Appetite     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-13     Completed Date:  2010-12-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8006808     Medline TA:  Appetite     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  325-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA. roemmich@buffalo.edu
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adiposity*
Adolescent
Adolescent Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Body Mass Index
Child
Eating
Energy Intake*
Feeding Behavior
Genetics, Behavioral
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Humans
Male
Motor Activity*
Obesity / metabolism*
Questionnaires
Siblings
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
R01 HD42766/HD/NICHD NIH HHS

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Molecular anatomy of subcellular localization of HSV-1 tegument protein US11 in living cells.
Next Document:  Factors associated with parental use of restrictive feeding practices to control their children's fo...