HWRN Publications

  1. Curtin, C., Must, A., Phillips, S., Bandini, L.G. (2017) The Healthy Weight Research Network: a research agenda to promote healthy weight among youth with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Pediatric Obesity. Feb;12(1):e6-e9.
  2. Polfuss, M., Bandini, L.G., Sawin, K.J. (2017)  Obesity prevention for individuals with spina bifida. Current Obesity Reports. 6:116-126.
  3. Must, A., Eliasziw, M., Phillips, S., Curtin, C., Kral, T.,  Segal, M., Sherwood, N., Stanish, H., Bandini, L.G. (2017) The effect of age on the prevalence of obesity among US youth with autism spectrum disorder Obesity.  Feb;13(1):25-35. 
  4. Segal, M., Eliasziw, M., Bandini, L..  G., Curtin, C., Kral, T., Sherwood, T., Sikich, L., Stanish, H.I., Must, A. (2016) Intellectual disability is associated with increased risk for obesity in a nationally representative sample of U.S. children. Disability and Health Journal. Jul;9(3):392-8.
  5. Stanish, H.I., Curtin, C., Must, A., Phillips, S. Maslin, M.C.T., Bandini, L.G. (2015) Enjoyment, barriers, and beliefs about physical activity among adolescents with and without autism spectrum disorder. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly. Oct;32(4):302-17.
  6. Curtin, C. Hubbard, K., Anderson, S.E., E. Mick, A. Must, L.G., Bandini, L.G. (2015) Food selectivity, mealtime behavior problems, spousal stress, and family food choices in children with and without autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.45(10):3308-15
  7. Curtin, C., Bandini, L.G., Must, A., Phillips, S. Maslin, M.C.T., Lo, C., Gleason, J.M., Fleming, R.K., Stanish, H.I. (2015) Including youth with intellectual disabilities in health promotion research: development and reliability of a structured interview to assess the correlates of physical activity among youth. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, DOI: 10.1111/jar.12205
  8. Stanish, H.I., Curtin, C., Must, A., Phillips, S., Maslin, M.C.T., Bandini, L.G. (2015) Physical activity enjoyment, perceived barriers, and beliefs among adolescents with and without intellectual disabilities. Journal of Physical Activity & Health. PMID: 25830443 DOI: 10.1123/jpah.2014-0548
  9. Must, A., Phillips, S., Curtin, C., Bandini, L.G. (2015) Barriers to physical activity in children ith autism spectrum disorders: relationship to physical activity and screen time. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 12(4):529-534
  10. Hubbard, K., Anderson, S.E., Curtin, C., Must, A., Bandini, L.G. (2014) A comparison of food refusal related to characteristics of food in children with autism spectrum disorder and typically developing children. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 114(12): 1981-87
  11. Curtin, C., Jojic, M., Bandini, L.G. (2014) Obesity in children with autism spectrum disorders. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 22(2): 93-103.
  12. Must, M., Curtin, C., Hubbard, K., Sikich, L. Bedford, J., Bandini, L.G. (2014) Obesity prevention for children with developmental disabilities. Current Obesity Reports, 3:156-170
  13. Must, A., Phillips, S.M., Curtin, C., Anderson, S.W., Maslin, M., Lividini, K. Bandini, L.G. (2013) Comparison of sedentary behaviors between children with autism spectrum disorders and typically developing children. Autism. DOI 0.1177/1362361313479039
  14. Curtin, C., Bandini, L.G., Must, A., … Fleming, R.K. (2013) Parent support improves weight loss in adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome. Journal of Pediatrics, 163(5): 1402-1408
  15. Curtin, C., Mick, E., Pagoto, S. (2013) The association between ADHD and eating disorders/pathology in adolescents: a systematic review. Open Journal of Epidemiology, 3(4): 193-202.