Growing Right Onto Wellness (GROW): Changing Early Childhood Body Mass Index (BMI) Trajectories (GROW)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01316653|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 16, 2011
Last Update Posted : December 18, 2018
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Nashville Metro Parks and Recreation Department
Nashville Public Library Foundation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, Vanderbilt University
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Recruitment Status :||Completed|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 13, 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 6, 2017|
Publications of Results:
Barkin SL, Heerman WJ, Sommer EC, Martin NC, Buchowski MS, Schlundt D, Po'e EK, Burgess LE, Escarfuller J, Pratt C, Truesdale KP, Stevens J. Effect of a Behavioral Intervention for Underserved Preschool-Age Children on Change in Body Mass Index: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2018 Aug 7;320(5):450-460. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.9128.
Heerman WJ, Bian A, Shintani A, Barkin SL. Interaction between maternal prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain shapes infant growth. Acad Pediatr. 2014 Sep-Oct;14(5):463-70. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2014.05.005.
Ruiz RM, Tracy D, Sommer EC, Barkin SL. A novel approach to characterize physical activity patterns in preschool-aged children. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Nov;21(11):2197-203. doi: 10.1002/oby.20560. Epub 2013 Oct 17.
Gesell SB, Barkin SL, Valente TW. Social network diagnostics: a tool for monitoring group interventions. Implement Sci. 2013 Oct 1;8:116. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-8-116.
Po'e EK, Heerman WJ, Mistry RS, Barkin SL. Growing Right Onto Wellness (GROW): a family-centered, community-based obesity prevention randomized controlled trial for preschool child-parent pairs. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013 Nov;36(2):436-49. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2013.08.013. Epub 2013 Sep 5.
Reinert KR, Po'e EK, Barkin SL. The relationship between executive function and obesity in children and adolescents: a systematic literature review. J Obes. 2013;2013:820956. doi: 10.1155/2013/820956. Epub 2013 Feb 21. Review.
White RO, Thompson JR, Rothman RL, McDougald Scott AM, Heerman WJ, Sommer EC, Barkin SL. A health literate approach to the prevention of childhood overweight and obesity. Patient Educ Couns. 2013 Dec;93(3):612-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2013.08.010. Epub 2013 Aug 19.
Gesell SB, Barkin SL, Sommer EC, Thompson JR, Valente TW. Increases in Network Ties Are Associated With Increased Cohesion Among Intervention Participants. Health Educ Behav. 2016 Apr;43(2):208-16. doi: 10.1177/1090198115599397. Epub 2015 Aug 17.
Heerman WJ, Krishnaswami S, Barkin SL, McPheeters M. Adverse family experiences during childhood and adolescent obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Mar;24(3):696-702. doi: 10.1002/oby.21413. Epub 2016 Feb 8.
Hudnut-Beumler J, Po'e E, Barkin S. The Use of Social Media for Health Promotion in Hispanic Populations: A Scoping Systematic Review. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2016 Jul 11;2(2):e32. doi: 10.2196/publichealth.5579. Review.
JaKa MM, Haapala JL, Trapl ES, Kunin-Batson AS, Olson-Bullis BA, Heerman WJ, Berge JM, Moore SM, Matheson D, Sherwood NE. Reporting of treatment fidelity in behavioural paediatric obesity intervention trials: a systematic review. Obes Rev. 2016 Dec;17(12):1287-1300. doi: 10.1111/obr.12464. Epub 2016 Sep 9. Review.
Heerman WJ, White RO, Hotop A, Omlung K, Armstrong S, Mathieu I, Sherwood NE, Barkin SL. A Tool Kit to Enhance the Informed Consent Process for Community-Engaged Pediatric Research. IRB. 2016 Sep-Oct;38(5):8-14.
Heerman WJ, Berge JM, Barkin SL. Mentoring of Early-Stage Investigators When Funding Is Tight: The Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment Research Experience. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Jan 1;172(1):4-6. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.3396.
Heerman WJ, Lounds-Taylor J, Mitchell S, Barkin SL. Validity of the toddler feeding questionnaire for measuring parent authoritative and indulgent feeding practices which are associated with stress and health literacy among Latino parents of preschool children. Nutr Res. 2018 Jan;49:107-112. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2017.10.018. Epub 2017 Nov 3.
Heerman WJ, JaKa MM, Berge JM, Trapl ES, Sommer EC, Samuels LR, Jackson N, Haapala JL, Kunin-Batson AS, Olson-Bullis BA, Hardin HK, Sherwood NE, Barkin SL. The dose of behavioral interventions to prevent and treat childhood obesity: a systematic review and meta-regression. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2017 Nov 15;14(1):157. doi: 10.1186/s12966-017-0615-7. Review.
Fletcher GE, Teeters L, Schlundt D, Bonnet K, Heerman WJ. Maternal conception of gestational weight gain among Latinas: A qualitative study. Health Psychol. 2018 Feb;37(2):132-138. doi: 10.1037/hea0000555. Epub 2017 Oct 2.
van Bakergem M, Sommer EC, Heerman WJ, Hipp JA, Barkin SL. Objective reports versus subjective perceptions of crime and their relationships to accelerometer-measured physical activity in Hispanic caretaker-child dyads. Prev Med. 2017 Feb;95 Suppl:S68-S74. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.12.001. Epub 2016 Dec 6.
Barkin SL, Lamichhane AP, Banda JA, JaKa MM, Buchowski MS, Evenson KR, Bangdiwala SI, Pratt C, French SA, Stevens J. Parent's Physical Activity Associated With Preschooler Activity in Underserved Populations. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Apr;52(4):424-432. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.11.017. Epub 2017 Jan 9.
Heerman WJ, Taylor JL, Wallston KA, Barkin SL. Parenting Self-Efficacy, Parent Depression, and Healthy Childhood Behaviors in a Low-Income Minority Population: A Cross-Sectional Analysis. Matern Child Health J. 2017 May;21(5):1156-1165. doi: 10.1007/s10995-016-2214-7.
Oelsner KT, Guo Y, To SB, Non AL, Barkin SL. Maternal BMI as a predictor of methylation of obesity-related genes in saliva samples from preschool-age Hispanic children at-risk for obesity. BMC Genomics. 2017 Jan 9;18(1):57. doi: 10.1186/s12864-016-3473-9.
Stevens J, Pratt C, Boyington J, Nelson C, Truesdale KP, Ward DS, Lytle L, Sherwood NE, Robinson TN, Moore S, Barkin S, Cheung YK, Murray DM. Multilevel Interventions Targeting Obesity: Research Recommendations for Vulnerable Populations. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Jan;52(1):115-124. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.09.011. Epub 2016 Oct 26.
Heerman WJ, Mitchell SJ, Thompson J, Martin NC, Sommer EC, van Bakergem M, Taylor JL, Buchowski MS, Barkin SL. Parental perception of built environment characteristics and built environment use among Latino families: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2016 Nov 22;16(1):1180.
Mathieu NP, Sommer EC, Mitchell SJ, Barkin SL. Urban Latino Families' Food Built Environment and Young Children's Produce Consumption. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016;27(4):1899-1908.
Heerman WJ, White RO, Barkin SL. Advancing informed consent for vulnerable populations. Pediatrics. 2015 Mar;135(3):e562-4. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-3041. Review.
Ruiz RM, Sommer EC, Tracy D, Banda JA, Economos CD, JaKa MM, Evenson KR, Buchowski MS, Barkin SL. Novel patterns of physical activity in a large sample of preschool-aged children. BMC Public Health. 2018 Feb 13;18(1):242. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5135-0.
French SA, Sherwood NE, Mitchell NR, Fan Y. Park use is associated with less sedentary time among low-income parents and their preschool child: The NET-Works study. Prev Med Rep. 2016 Nov 10;5:7-12. eCollection 2017 Mar.
Pratt CA, Boyington J, Esposito L, Pemberton VL, Bonds D, Kelley M, Yang S, Murray D, Stevens J. Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment Research (COPTR): interventions addressing multiple influences in childhood and adolescent obesity. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013 Nov;36(2):406-13. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2013.08.010. Epub 2013 Aug 31.
Berge JM, Truesdale KP, Sherwood NE, Mitchell N, Heerman WJ, Barkin S, Matheson D, Levers-Landis CE, French SA. Beyond the dinner table: who's having breakfast, lunch and dinner family meals and which meals are associated with better diet quality and BMI in pre-school children? Public Health Nutr. 2017 Dec;20(18):3275-3284. doi: 10.1017/S1368980017002348. Epub 2017 Sep 14.