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Sheryl Hughes
Children's Nutrition Research Center
Nutrition Scientist

Phone: (713) 798-7017
Fax: (713) 798-7130

1100 BATES ST
HOUSTON, TX, 77030


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
How much is enough: Effects of portion and serving spoon size on the amount of children's self-served entree portion and intake - (Abstract Only) - (21-Apr-08)
Indulgent Feeding Style and Children's Weight Status in Preschool - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.O., Shewchuk, R.M., Baskin, M.L., Nicklas, T.A., Qu, H. 2008. Indulgent feeding style and children's weight status in preschool. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 29(5):403-410.
Parenting Practices Are Associated With Fruit And Vegetable Consumption In Preschool Children - (Abstract Only)
O'Connor, T., Hughes, S., Watson, K., Baranowski, T., Nicklas, T., Qu, H., Fisher, J., Shewchuk, R. 2008. Parenting practices are associated with fruit and vegetable consumption in preschool children [abstract]. Seventh Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, May 21-24, 2008, Banff, Alberta, Canada. p. 108.
Validation of the use of digital photography for estimating portion sizes - (Abstract Only)
Goodell, L.S., Tsuei, E., Hughes, S.O., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. Validation of the use of digital photography for estimating portion sizes [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:452.1.
Caregivers' attitudes regarding portion size served to Head Start children - (Abstract Only)
Goodell, L.S., Tsuei, E., Hughes, S.O., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. Caregivers' attitudes regarding portion size served to Head Start children [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:681.2.
Maternal decisions about the initiation and termination of infant feeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hodges, E.A., Hughes, S.O., Hopkinson, J., Fisher, J.O. 2007. Maternal decisions about the initiation and termination of infant feeding. Appetite. 50(2-3):333-339.
Child physical activity and parent-child attitude congruence of athletic competence and activity type - (Abstract Only)
Anderson, C.B., Hughes, S.O., Fuemmeler, B.F. 2007. Child physical activity and parent-child attitude congruence of athletic competence and activity type [abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 33(Suppl):S201.
Understanding the Shared Parent-Child Feeding Environment - (Abstract Only)
Swanson, M.A., Hughes, S.O. 2007. Understanding the shared parent-child feeding environment [abstract]. The Children, Youth, and Families at Risk Conference, May 1-4, 2007, Chicago, Illinois. Publication No. 21C.
The Impact of the Shared Permissive Feeding Environment on Low-income Preschool Children - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S., Shewchuk, R., Nicklas, T., Qu, H. 2007. The impact of the shared permissive feeding environment on low-income preschool children [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Abstract No. 23-1.
Parent feeding strategy clusters are associated with the weight status of preschool-aged children in low-income families - (Abstract Only)
O'Connor, T., Hughes, S., Watson, K., Qu, H., Baranowski, T., Nicklas, T., Shewchuk, R. 2007. Parent feeding strategy clusters are associated with the weight wtatus of preschool-aged children in low-income families [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. p. 210.
Impact of the Shared Permissive Feeding Environment on Head Start Children - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.O., Baskin, M., Shewchuk, R., Franklin, F., Nicklas, T. 2007. Impact of the shared permissive feeding environment on Head Start children [abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 33(Suppl):S186, No. 3301.
Feeding Styles and Overweight Status in Preschool - (Abstract Only)
Jaramillo, S., Tsuei, E., Owens, B., Hughes, S., Nicklas, T., Shewchuk, R., Franklin, F. 2007. Feeding styles and overweight status in preschool [abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 33(Suppl):S083, No. 2313.
The differential impact of feeding strategies on children's intake and BMI among a tri-ethnic sample of Head Start families - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S., Shewchuk, R., Qu, H. 2006. The differential impact of feeding strategies on children's intake and BMI among a tri-ethnic sample of Head Start families [abstract]. Obesity. 14(Suppl):A85.
Body Mass Index (BMI) and child temperament: ethnic and gender differences among 3 and 4 year olds - (Abstract Only)
Baskin, M., Fitzpatrick, S., Franklin, F., Feese, M., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S., Shewchuk, R. 2006. Body mass index (BMI) and child temperament: Ethnic and gender differences among 3 and 4 year olds [abstract]. Obesity. 14(Suppl):A188-A189.
The Role of Parental Emotions in the Context of Feeding - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.O., Nicklas, T.A., Franklin, F.A., Shewchuk, R.M., Feese, M.L. 2006. The role of parental emotions in the context of feeding [abstract]. Fifth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, July 13-16, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts. p. 137.
The impact of child care providers' feeding on chidren's food consumption - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.O., Patrick, H., Power, T.G., Fisher, J.O., Anderson, C.B., Nicklas, T.A. 2007. The impact of child care providers' feeding on children's food consumption. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 28:100-107.
Cross-cultural methods for measuring feeding in African-American and Hispanic parents - (Other)
Hughes, S.O., Anderson, C.B., Power, T.G., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Cross-cultural methods for measuring feeding in African-American and Hispanic parents [abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 31(Suppl):S055.
Minority mothers' perceptions of children's body size - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Killion, L., Hughes, S.O., Wendt, J.C., Pease, D., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Minority mothers' perceptions of children's body size. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 1(2):96-102.
Interactive computerized fruit and vegetable preference measure for African-American and Hispanic preschoolers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaramillo, S.J., Yang, S-J., Hughes, S.O., Fisher, J.O., Morales, M., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Interactive computerized fruit and vegetable preference measure for African-American and Hispanic preschoolers. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 38(6):352-359.
Measuring Feeding in Low-Income African-American and Hispanic Parents - (Popular Publication)
Hughes, S.O., Anderson, C.B., Power, T.G., Micheli, N., Jaramillo, S,, Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Measuring feeding in low-income African-American and Hispanic parents. Appetite. 46(2):215-223.
Cross-Cultural Equivalence of Feeding Beliefs and Practices: the Psychometric Properties of the Child Feeding Questionnaire among Blacks and Hispanics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, C.B., Hughes, S.O., Fisher, J.O., Nicklas, T.A. 2005. Cross-cultural equivalence of feeding beliefs and practices: The psychometric properties of the child feeding questionnaire among Blacks and Hispanics. Preventive Medicine. 41:521-531.
Predicting Patterns of Adolescent Alcohol Use: a Longitudinal Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Power, T.G., Stewart, C.D., Hughes, S.O., Arbona, C. 2005. Predicting patterns of adolescent alcohol use: a longitudinal study. Journal of Studies on Alcohol. 66(1):74-81.
The Differential Effects of Authoritative and Authoritarian Feeding Styles on Eating Behaviors - (Abstract Only)
Patrick, H., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S.O. 2004. The differential effects of authoritative and authoritarian feeding styles on eating behaviors [abstract]. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 104(Suppl 2):A-61.
Last Modified: 8/29/2014
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