Nutritional knowledge, lifestyle influences, and the impact on overweight and obesity rates among Druze children
Ymame Whaby-Kamal, MA, nursing- faculty of social welfare and health sciences university of haifa, University of Haifa, Daliet El-Carmel- Haifa, Israel; Cheryl Zlotnick, DrPH, MPH, MS, RN, Cheryl Spencer Department of Nursing, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa, Israel
- Sigma Affiliation
- Contributor Affiliation(s)
- University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Visits vs Downloads
Visitors - World Map
Top Visiting Countries
Top Visiting Cities
Visits (last 6 months)
Downloads (last 6 months)
Popular Works for Whaby-Kamal, Ymame by View
Popular Works for Whaby-Kamal, Ymame by Download
Obesity rates in Israel's general population and children is high. In Druze, minority among minorities, there is lack of information on rates of child obesity. This research will measure the rates of obesity, and assess the link between these rates and social and environmental influences in Druze elementary school children.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Items submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.
|Abstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
|Bronfenbrenner`s Ecological Model;
All rights reserved by the author(s) and/or publisher(s) listed in this item record unless relinquished in whole or part by a rights notation or a Creative Commons License present in this item record.
All permission requests should be directed accordingly and not to the Sigma Repository.
All submitting authors or publishers have affirmed that when using material in their work where they do not own copyright, they have obtained permission of the copyright holder prior to submission and the rights holder has been acknowledged as necessary.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subjects.
Factors influencing overweight and healthy lifestyles in adolescents: Supporting evidence to guide effective interventions Melnyk, Bernadette Mazurek (2014-11-17)Session presented on Sunday, July 27, 2014: Overweight/obesity remains a significant public health problem that threatens the health outcomes of adolescents. Thirty-two percent of youth are now overweight or obese. ...
Effect of a multidisciplinary intervention to reduce rates of overweight and obesity in school-aged children of Tabasco, Mexico Rivas-Acuna, Valentina; Garcia, Maria Isabel Avalos; Garcia-Falconi, Renan; Serrano, Amalia Martinez; Gurrola, Oswaldo Ceballos (2016-03-17)Session presented on Sunday, July 26, 2015: Purpose: To assess the effect of a multidisciplinary intervention to reduce rates of overweight and obesity in school-aged children of Tabasco, Mexico. Methods: A quasi-experimental ...
A proposed model depicting sexual knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour of adolescents living in traditional societies Jabareen, Raifa; Zlotnick, CherylTraditional communities undergo the challenges of change in family lifestyle, gender roles and social norms; and these changes strongly influence adolescent sexually. Family dynamics combined with cultural taboos conflict ...
Obesity and overweight among black American adolescent females: The role of social influences in everyday dietary practices Winkler, Megan R.Obesity and overweight disproportionately impact Black American adolescent females-placing them at a lifetime of elevated physical health risks. Despite this burden, the literature that explores the contributors to obesity ...
Comparison of family eating habits and activity practices among Blacks, Hispanics, and Filipinos: Implications for prevention and control of overweight and obesity Porter, Luz S. (2014-11-17)Session presented on Sunday, July 27, 2014: Purpose: The purpose of this study is to compare and analyze the eating habits and physical activity practices among Filipino, Black, and Hispanic families. Overweight and obesity ...