Dianne Neumark-Sztainer


Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA


  1. Neumark Sztainer D, Watts A, Rydell S. Yoga and body image: How do young adults practicing yoga describe its impact on their body image?. Body Image. 2018;27:156-168 pubmed publisher
    ..Yoga studios and instructors can take steps to further enhance the positive impact of yoga and to provide environments that are inclusive of participants with diverse body shapes and sizes. ..
  2. Neumark Sztainer D. Preventing obesity and eating disorders in adolescents: what can health care providers do?. J Adolesc Health. 2009;44:206-13 pubmed publisher
    ..These recommendations stress the importance of helping adolescents and their families focus less on weight and more on sustained behavioral change. ..
  3. Neumark Sztainer D, Wall M, Chen C, Larson N, Christoph M, Sherwood N. Eating, Activity, and Weight-related Problems From Adolescence to Adulthood. Am J Prev Med. 2018;55:133-141 pubmed publisher
    ..Findings indicate a need for wide-reaching interventions that address a broad spectrum of eating, activity, and weight-related problems prior to and throughout this developmental period. ..
  4. Loth K, MacLehose R, Larson N, Berge J, Neumark Sztainer D. Food availability, modeling and restriction: How are these different aspects of the family eating environment related to adolescent dietary intake?. Appetite. 2016;96:80-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Findings indicate that among the three aspects of the family eating environment explored, making healthy food available at home was most consistently associated with healthy dietary intake in adolescents. ..
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    Neumark Sztainer D, Wall M, Haines J, Story M, Sherwood N, van den Berg P. Shared risk and protective factors for overweight and disordered eating in adolescents. Am J Prev Med. 2007;33:359-369 pubmed
  6. Neumark Sztainer D, Friend S, Flattum C, Hannan P, Story M, Bauer K, et al. New moves-preventing weight-related problems in adolescent girls a group-randomized study. Am J Prev Med. 2010;39:421-32 pubmed publisher
    ..New Moves provides a model for addressing the broad spectrum of weight-related problems among adolescent girls. Further work is needed to enhance the effectiveness of interventions to improve weight status of youth. ..
  7. Neumark Sztainer D, Wall M, Story M, Standish A. Dieting and unhealthy weight control behaviors during adolescence: associations with 10-year changes in body mass index. J Adolesc Health. 2012;50:80-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Findings clearly indicate that dieting and unhealthy weight control behaviors, as reported by adolescents, predict significant weight gain over time. ..
  8. Neumark Sztainer D, Wall M, Fulkerson J, Larson N. Changes in the frequency of family meals from 1999 to 2010 in the homes of adolescents: trends by sociodemographic characteristics. J Adolesc Health. 2013;52:201-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Given findings from other studies suggesting multiple benefits of family meals, interventions to increase family meal frequency are needed that target adolescents and their families from the most vulnerable segments of the population. ..
  9. Puhl R, Neumark Sztainer D, Bryn Austin S, Suh Y, Wakefield D. Policy Actions to Address Weight-Based Bullying and Eating Disorders in Schools: Views of Teachers and School Administrators. J Sch Health. 2016;86:507-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Educators recognize weight-related bullying and eating disorders as problems in their schools that warrant improved prevention and intervention efforts at the policy level. ..

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  1. Neumark Sztainer D, MacLehose R, Watts A, Pacanowski C, Eisenberg M. Yoga and body image: Findings from a large population-based study of young adults. Body Image. 2018;24:69-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Findings suggest that yoga may be associated with improved body satisfaction, particularly among young adults with low prior body satisfaction. ..