Professor Urges Parents to Keep Kids Moving This Summer – June 7, 2019
On October 30, 2018 CSCH collaborated with the Public Health House Learning Community to host an event titled Field of Dreams: Building Links in Health and Education Using the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model. The event built on prior opportunities to engage undergraduate students in learning and active discussion around topics related […]
Sarah Roseberry Lytle, Adrian Garcia-Sierra, and Patricia K. Kuhl (2018) This study investigates the effect of the presence of peers on infant foreign-language phonetic learning from video.
The Fight for Physical Literacy – Fall 2018
Puhl, Rebecca M. and Himmelstein, Mary S. (2018) Using a weight loss treatment-seeking sample of adolescents, the study assessed adolescents’ emotional reactions to words their parents use to describe their weight and preferred language for these interactions.
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Presentation at the ASCD Empower 18 Conference (Boston, MA) by Chafouleas, S., M., Femc-Bagwell, M., Brooks, A. M., & Edmondon, B. – March 2018 Click to View & Download
R.M. Puhl and M.S. Himmelstein (2018) Adolescents enrolled in a national weight loss camp completed an online survey about their preferences for words that health providers use to refer to their body weight.
Lindsay J. DiStefano et al (2018) Through a series of landing tests, this study compared children who participate in multiple sports to those who specialize in one sport. The study found that sport sampling at a young age is associated with improved neuromuscular control, which may reduce injury risk in youth athletes.
Sports Sampling May Reduce Injury Risk in Young Athletes – February 26, 2018
CSCH Live Talk by Jaci VanHeest, PhD – October 2017
CSCH is pleased to announce and congratulate the awardees of our FY2018 seed grant competition. These grants provide funds to investigators to support projects that align with the vision of CSCH to promote an integrated approach to health and learning through collaborations across the components within the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model. […]
As part of an initiative to provide multi-media training for CSCH affiliates, the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health partnered with the Public Health House Learning Community to host a live filming of TED-like talks on October 30, 2017. Over 80 undergraduate students and graduate students constituted the live audience as four CSCH affiliates […]
Rhema Fuller, Jennifer McGarry, et al (2017) This case study chronicles research on campus-community partnerships over the thirteen-year existence of Husky Sport.
Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit Still in Class – March 21, 2017
The state’s version of Healthy People 2020 provides a framework for health promotion and disease prevention in the current decade, with overarching themes of health equity and social determinants of health.
Publications include brief reports on subjects such as mental health, obesity, and asthma.
Funded by USDA SNAP-Ed, local foundations, AmeriCorps and private donations, Husky Sport is a sport based youth development program operating as a community-campus partnership between Hartford’s North End and UConn’s Neag School of Education. Husky Sport emphasizes nutritional education, physical activity, transferrable life skills, and academic enrichment with K-12 grade students both in school and […]
A novel immersive videogame, also known as exergaming, integrates the excitement of gaming and the physical activity of bicycling. The primary goal of this study is to determine if a fitness experience delivered via the novel exergaming fitness bicycle will be perceived positively and enjoyed by normal weight and overweight/obese children aged 11-13 years. For […]
The overall objective is to establish the preliminary effectiveness of a video-based exercise intervention, or “BrainErgizersTM,” that can be incorporated into the school day as a classroom physical activity brain break. For more information, contact: Lindsay DiStefano
S. Megan Berthold & Kathryn Libal (2016) This article addresses the rights of migrant children to rehabilitation, health, and well-being, particularly when held in US detention.