Volume 41, Issue 2, Fall 2017

The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management

A Publication of the School Nutrition Association

Table of Contents

Volume 41, Issue 2, Fall 2017

Editor’s Note

Recognition of The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management Peer Reviewers

RESEARCH IN ACTION

Use of Point-Of-Service Systems in School Nutrition Programs: Types, Challenges, and Employee TrainingPurpose/Objectives
This study investigated the use of electronic and paper-based point-of-service (POS) systems in school nutrition programs (SNPs)...

Yee Ming Lee, PhD, RD, CHE; Junehee Kwon, PhD, RD; Eunhye Park, MS; Yujia Wang, MS; Keith Rushing, PhD, RD

National School Breakfast Programs With Implementation of Farm to School Have No Influence on Body Weight Among 3rd and 4th Grade StudentsPurpose/Objectives
To examine the association between frequency of breakfast consumption and body mass index(BMI) among elementary students participating in a traditional School Breakfast Program (SBP)...

Hannah Brzozowski, RD; Dana Ogan, MS, RD; Tim Englund, PhD; Nicole Stendell-Hollis, PhD, RD

An Evaluation of the Mississippi Recipes for Success Program From the Perspective of Child Nutrition Directors Purpose/Objectives
The Mississippi Recipes for Success (MRS), a customizable selective menu system resource,was developed for child nutrition program (CNP) directors to comply with USDA nutritionregulations.

Chelsea Bell, MS; Laurel Lambert, PhD, RDN, LD: Yunhee Chang, PhD; Teresa Carithers, PhD, RDN, LD

PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS

Essential KPIs for School Nutrition Program Success Purpose/Objectives
The purpose of the project was to develop a research based resource to support SN professionalsin effectively utilizing KPIs to manage their programs.

Keith Rushing, PhD, RD

The Purchasing Power of Collaboration Purpose/Objectives
School Food Focus (Focus) developed the Focus Midwest project on the premise that schoolfood professionals (SFPs) could work together to minimize effort and maximize potential to findnew or improved products to serve.

Amy Rosenthal, MA; Pamela Mavrolas, MS; Barbara Rusmore, MEd, PhD; Toni Liquori, EdD, MPH

Evaluation of a Theory-Based Farm to School Pilot InterventionPurpose/Objectives
The purpose of this study was to evaluate behaviors related to fruit and vegetable intake beforeand after implementation of a theory-based Farm to School pilot intervention in a rural school.

Alicia S. Landry, PhD, RD, SNS; Rebecca Butz, MS, RD; Carol L. Connell, PhD, RD; Kathy Yadrick, PhD, RD

CURRENT RESOURCES

2017 Child Nutrition Showcase Research Abstracts   

INSTITUTE OF CHILD NUTRITION RESEARCH UPDATE

ICN Summary of ResearchPurpose/Objectives
This research was produced by the Institute of Child Nutrition, Applied Research Division (ICN,ARD), located at The University of Southern Mississippi with headquarters at The University of Mississippi.

Keith Rushing, PhD, RD

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