Annotated Bibliography

1. Fogelholm, M., et al. “Parent-child relationship of physical activity patterns and obesity.” International journal of obesity 23 (1999): 1262-1268.

Background:  This article explains the relationship between parents and their children.  This article goes on to explain how bad habits are formed and continued.  This article goes on to show that the media attacks children more than adults which ultimately affect the adults in the long run.

How I used it:  I used this article to show the parent to child relationship. This relationship is one of the most difficult to understand as every relationship is different.  This article is a scholarly source I retrieved from google scholar that helped me better comprehend other information I received from other sources.

2. Lobstein, Tim, and Rachel Jackson-Leach. “Child overweight and obesity in the USA: prevalence rates according to IOTF definitions.” International Journal of Pediatric Obesity 2.1 (2007): 62-64.

Background:  This article talks about obesity found in children in the USA.  This source helps strengthen my argument as it supports my argument that obesity is a big problem we face in America today.

How I used it:  I used this article to strengthen my own.  Childhood obesity is a problem that could be easily resolved with the help of their parents.  Without proper guidance we continue to fall into the same consistent bad eating habits which end up getting brought down onto their children.

3.  Locard, Elisabeth, et al. “Risk factors of obesity in a five year old population. Parental versus environmental factors.” International journal of obesity and related metabolic disorders: journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity 16.10 (1992): 721-729.

Background: This article goes into depth talking about risk factors of obesity in a five year old population.  This article shows how important prevention of obesity is and that obesity is affected by many different other environmental factors.

How I used it:  I utilized this article to show the importance and how easy it is to prevent obesity in children just by monitoring what they watch on television.  Using this and other prevention methods childhood obesity can be prevented and obesity could ultimately be lowered.

4.  Puhl, Rebecca M., and Chelsea A. Heuer. “The stigma of obesity: a review and update.” Obesity 17.5 (2009): 941-964.

Background:  The article goes into depth talking about the stigma that surrounds obese America.  This article talks about the many different types of stereotypes that also goes on to talk about bias and discrimination that people face in more places than just the workplace.

How I utilized it:  I used this source to get an in depth side of view of those who feel they are victimized by the disease.  How this affects their every day living and how they learn to live and cope with it.  This source gives me the availability to utilize their first person knowledge to utilize into my argument.

5.  Wang, Youfa, et al. “Will all Americans become overweight or obese? Estimating the progression and cost of the US obesity epidemic.” Obesity 16.10 (2008): 2323-2330.

Background: A source that projects the results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination study which began in the 1970’s and concluded in 2004. Very dependable and a good scholarly source.

How I used it: I’m going to use their results to support my argument.  Their study goes into depth about how big obesity is becoming in the United States.

6. Wang Y Beydoun MA. “The obesity epidemic in the United States—gender, age, socioeconomic, racial/ethnic, and geographic characteristics: a systematic review and meta-regression analysis.” Epidemiol Rev 2007; vol 29: 6–28

Background: This source gave statistics regarding obesity.  Gave me more factual evidence.

How I used it: I used their data and noted it in my paper.

7.  Klein, S., Allison, D. B., Heymsfield, S. B., Kelley, D. E., Leibel, R. L., Nonas, C. and Kahn, R. (2007), Waist Circumference and Cardiometabolic Risk: A Consensus Statement from Shaping America’s Health: Association for Weight Management and Obesity Prevention; NAASO, The Obesity Society; the American Society for Nutrition; and the American Diabetes

Background: A very well written article by a credible author in The Obesity Society.  Gave good preventive measures to fighting obesity.

How I used it:  I used their statistics and opinion.  I appreciated and noted their preventive solutions to obesity.

8.  Reilly John J, Armstrong Julie Dorosty, Ahmad R, Emmett Pauline M,  Ness A,Rogers I  et al.  “Early life risk factors for obesity in childhood: cohort study” BMJ 2005; 330: 1357.

Background: A credible source that addresses early life risk facts for obesity in childhood and adolescence.

How I used it:  This was a source I may or may not use in my final research paper.

9.  Laroche, Helena. “Concession Stand Makeovers: A Pilot Study of Offering Healthy Foods at High School Concession Stands.” Food and Brand Lab |. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Oct. 2016.

Background:  Just a popular source I found which talks about statistics which also offers an alternative attack on obesity.

How I used it:  Offering an alternative approach to the ongoing battle on obesity.

10.  Hyppönen, Elina, et al. “Obesity, increased linear growth, and risk of type 1 diabetes in children.” Diabetes care 23.12 (2000): 1755-1760.

Background:  A scholarly source which explains a recent study in the very rapid increase of type 1 diabetes found in children.

How I used it:  I used this to explain the increased growth of obesity found in children.  Going along with preventive measures.