Selected publications, see CV for complete list
Sisson, S.B., Smith, C.L., Cheney, M. Big Impact on Small Children: Child-Care Teacher’s Perceptions of their Role in Early Childhood Obesity Prevention. (2017). Child Care in Practice, in press.
Sisson, S.B., Kiger, A.C., Anundson, K.C., Rasbold, A.H., Krampe, M., Campbell, J.E., DeGrace, B., Hoffman, L.A. Differences in Dietary Intake of Young Children at Childcare and Home. (2017). Preventive Medicine Reports, 6(2017) 33-37. PMID: 5318345
Swyden, K., Sisson, S.B., Sheffield-Morris, A., Lora, K.R., Weedn. A., Copeland, K.A., DeGrace, B. Association Between Maternal Stress, Work Status, and Feeding Practices Among Preschool Children. (2017). Journal of Maternal and Child Health, doi:10.1007/s10995-016-2239-y. PMID: 28138826
Sisson, S.B., Stephens, L., Campbell, J.E., Lora, K.R., Arnold, S., Horm, D., Li, J., Stoner, J., DeGrace, B. Childcare Center Environment and Obesogenic Behaviors in Young Children. (2017). Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 1(17): 433-440. PMID: 27927584
Sisson, S.B., Li, J., Arnold, S., Lora, K.R., Stoner, J., DeGrace, B., Campbell, J.E., Horm, D., Stephens, L. Obesogenic Child Care Center Environment and Obesity in Preschool Children. (2016). Preventive Medicine Reports, 3(2016), 151-158. PMID: 4929137
Swyden, K., Sisson, S.B., Castle, S., Lora, K.R., Copeland, K., Child Care Status and Childhood Obesity: A Narrative Review of Literature. (2017). International Journal of Obesity, 41(1):1-12 PMID: 27811950.
Dennison, M., Sisson, S.B., Sheffield-Morris. Obesogenic Behaviors and Depressive Symptoms in Children: A Narrative Literature Review. (2016). Obesity Reviews, 17, 735-757. PMID: 27138864
Recent funding, see CV for complete list
Project Title: Preschools, Parents and Physicians: Working Together to Curb Obesity in American Indian Children
Dates: July 2015 to June 2016
The purpose of this project is to Understand knowledge, attitude, and beliefs about obesity prevention in young American Indian children from different stakeholders perspectives. Work collaboratively with stakeholders to develop an intervention to prevention obesity in American Indian children. This project is supported by Presbyterian Health Foundation.
Project Title: Healthy Child Care Environment & Child Health Comparison of Two Observation Tools
Dates: May 2013-June 2014
The purpose of this project is to determine the ability of current state wide child care assessments (Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale vs. ECERS) to predict obesogenic environments (Environment & Policy Assessment Observation, EPAO) & child behaviors. This project is supported by the Infants, Toddlers, Twos & Threes Center.