Brian A. Lynch
Mayo Clinic
Childhood obesityBody mass indexObesityFamily medicineMedicine
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Publications 26
#1Tara K. Kaufman (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 2
#2Brian A. Lynch (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 6
Last. John M. Wilkinson (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 9
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The prevalence of childhood obesity continues to rise despite decades of clinical and public health efforts. Early identification of children at risk of developing obesity is essential using newer ...
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#1Brian A. Lynch (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 6
#2Tara K. Kaufman (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 2
Last. J. Levine (Ipsen)H-Index: 3
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Objectives: This systematic review evaluated the accuracy of triaxial and omnidirectional accelerometers for measuring physical activity and sedentary behavior in children. Design: Systematic revie...
#1Ivana T. Croghan (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 44
#2Jon O. Ebbert (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 43
Last. Sidna M. Tulledge-Scheitel (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 11
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Objective: Much has been written about the patients’ perspective concerning weight management in health care. The purpose of this survey study was to assess perspectives of primary care providers (...
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#1Magdalena Romanowicz (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 7
#2Jennifer L. Vande Voort (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 16
Last. Kathryn M. Schak (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 10
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Between 2009 and 2014, nearly 3% of US children (age ≤ 17 years) lived in households with at least 1 parent with substance use disorder. The present systematic review aimed to evaluate effects of parental opioid use disorder on the parent–child relationship and child developmental and behavioral outcomes. Several databases were comprehensively searched for studies published from January 1980 through February 2018 that reviewed effects of parental opioid addiction on parent–child relationships an...
#1Paige I. Partain (Boston Children's Hospital)H-Index: 2
#2Ashok Kumbamu (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 7
Last. Brian A. Lynch (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 6
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Objectives Optimal early childhood development is crucial for promoting positive child health outcomes. Community programs supporting child development are available throughout the United States but general parental perceptions of such programs are not well understood. This study aimed to examine parental perceptions of community programs for early childhood development in a semi-urban city of the US. Methods Data were collected from focus groups (n = 4) composed of English-fluent parents from t...
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#1Brian A. Lynch (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 6
#2Lila J. Finney Rutten (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 29
Last. Amenah A. Agunwamba (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 9
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Abstract Adverse family experiences (AFEs) are associated with childhood obesity. We evaluated whether certain positive contextual factors reduce the risk of obesity and overweight among children exposed to AFEs in a nationally representative sample. Using data derived from the National Survey of Children's Health 2011–12 (N = 43,864), we calculated the distribution of positive contextual factors (very good/excellent maternal mental health, neighborhood and school safety, and child resilience) a...
#1Sean M. Phelan (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 23
#2Brian A. Lynch (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 6
Last. L. J. Finney Rutten (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 2
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Objective: Patient-provider communication has been found to be less patient centred, on average, with patients who are members of stigmatized or minority groups. Obesity is a stigmatized condition, and thus, people with obesity may experience less patient-centred communication (PCC). The objective of this study was to assess the association between patient body mass index (BMI) and self-reported quality of PCC experienced over a 12-month period and whether that relationship differed for men and ...
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Objective: Community-based, family-centered obesity prevention/treatment initiatives have been shown to be effective in reducing body mass index (BMI) and improving healthy habits in children if implemented with high intensity and sufficient duration. Let's Go! 5-2-1-0 Program (5-2-1-0) was incorporated into family-centered, monthly physical activity classes and cooking classes over six months delivered by Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) staff. We hypothesized that implementation of thi...