Leann L. Birch, Ph.D.
129 Noll Laboratory
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802
California State University, Long Beach, A.B., 1971, Psychology
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, A.M., 1973, Psychology
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ph.D., 1975, Psychology
Development of eating behaviors and obesity in infants, children and adolescents
Savage, J., Ventura, A. K., Birch, L. L. (2007). Influences on the development of children’s eating behaviours: From infancy to adolescence. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, Volume 68.
Savage, J. S., Fisher, J. O., Birch, L. L. (2007). Parental influence on eating behavior: Conception to Adolescence. Law, Medicine and Ethics, 35 (1): 22-34.
May, A.L., Donohue, M., Scanlon, K.S., Sherry, B., Dalenius, K., Faulkner, P., and Birch, L.L. (2007). Child-feeding strategies are associated with maternal concern about children becoming overweight, but not children’s weight status. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 107 1167-1174.
Davison, K. K., Werder, J. L., Trost, S. G., Baker, B. L., Birch, L. L. (2007). Why are early maturing girls less active? Links between pubertal development, psychological well-being, and physical activity among girls at ages 11 and 13. Social Science & Medicine, 64, 2391-2404.
Francis, L. A.., Ventura, A. K., Marini, M., Birch, L. L. (2007). Parent overweight predicts daughters’ increase in BMI and disinhibited overeating from 5 to 13 years. Obesity, 15, (6) 1544-1553.
Ventura, A. K., Loken, E., Birch, L. L. (2006). Risk profiles for metabolic syndrome in a nonclinical sample of adolescent girls. Pediatrics, 118, 2434-2442.
- Human Development
- Domains of Health and Behavior