Rebecca A Krukowski

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Publications

  1. pmc No Financial Disincentive for Choosing More Healthful Entrées on Children's Menus in Full-Service Restaurants
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline St, Memphis, TN 38163 e mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E94. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Examination of costs for a lay health educator-delivered translation of the Diabetes Prevention Program in senior centers
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    66 N Pauline St, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:400-2. 2013
  3. pmc Exploring potential health disparities in excessive gestational weight gain
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:494-500. 2013
  4. pmc There's more to food store choice than proximity: a questionnaire development study
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline St, Memphis, TN, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:586. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Training of lay health educators to implement an evidence-based behavioral weight loss intervention in rural senior centers
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Gerontologist 53:162-71. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Lay health educators translate a weight-loss intervention in senior centers: a randomized controlled trial
    Delia Smith West
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:385-91. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Patterns of success: online self-monitoring in a web-based behavioral weight control program
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Health Psychol 32:164-70. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Overweight children, weight-based teasing and academic performance
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:274-80. 2009
  9. doi request reprint A randomized trial of a community-based cognitive intervention for obese senior adults
    Cornelia Beck
    College of Medicine, Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Aging Health 25:97-118. 2013
  10. pmc Qualitative study of influences on food store choice
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Appetite 59:510-6. 2012

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  1. pmc No Financial Disincentive for Choosing More Healthful Entrées on Children's Menus in Full-Service Restaurants
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline St, Memphis, TN 38163 e mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E94. 2013
    ..27 [$2.04]). In contrast to research demonstrating that more healthful foods tend to be more expensive in grocery stores, more healthful entrées on children's menus in restaurants were not more expensive than less healthful entrées...
  2. doi request reprint Examination of costs for a lay health educator-delivered translation of the Diabetes Prevention Program in senior centers
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    66 N Pauline St, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:400-2. 2013
    ..We examined the costs of a LHE-delivered translation of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) evidence-based lifestyle intervention for older adults in Arkansas senior centers...
  3. pmc Exploring potential health disparities in excessive gestational weight gain
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:494-500. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc There's more to food store choice than proximity: a questionnaire development study
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline St, Memphis, TN, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:586. 2013
    ..Little is known about other factors that influence food store choice. The current research describes the development of the Food Store Selection Questionnaire (FSSQ) and describes preliminary results of field testing the questionnaire...
  5. doi request reprint Training of lay health educators to implement an evidence-based behavioral weight loss intervention in rural senior centers
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Gerontologist 53:162-71. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Lay health educators translate a weight-loss intervention in senior centers: a randomized controlled trial
    Delia Smith West
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:385-91. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether a translation of the DPP Lifestyle program delivered by lay health educators and conducted in senior centers is effective in promoting weight loss among older adults...
  7. doi request reprint Patterns of success: online self-monitoring in a web-based behavioral weight control program
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Health Psychol 32:164-70. 2013
    ..Self-monitoring consistently predicts outcomes in behavioral weight loss programs; however, little is known about patterns of self-monitoring associated with success...
  8. doi request reprint Overweight children, weight-based teasing and academic performance
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:274-80. 2009
    ..Psychosocial factors, such as weight-based teasing, have been proposed as having a possible mediating role, although they remain largely unexplored...
  9. doi request reprint A randomized trial of a community-based cognitive intervention for obese senior adults
    Cornelia Beck
    College of Medicine, Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Aging Health 25:97-118. 2013
    ..To determine whether a cognitive intervention delivered by lay health educators (LHEs) in senior centers was effective in improving cognition in obese older adults...
  10. pmc Qualitative study of influences on food store choice
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Appetite 59:510-6. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint The children's menu assessment: development, evaluation, and relevance of a tool for evaluating children's menus
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:884-8. 2011
    ..This tool has the potential to contribute to public health efforts to develop and evaluate targeted environmental interventions and/or policy changes regarding restaurant foods...
  12. pmc Pretreatment weight change is associated with obesity treatment outcomes
    Delia Smith West
    Health Behavior, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1791-5. 2011
    ....
  13. pmc Comparing behavioral weight loss modalities: incremental cost-effectiveness of an internet-based versus an in-person condition
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1629-35. 2011
    ..When participant time costs are included in an economic evaluation of a behavioral weight loss intervention, Internet-based weight loss delivery may be a more cost-effective approach to obesity treatment...
  14. pmc Calculating reach of evidence-based weight loss and memory improvement interventions among older adults attending Arkansas senior centers, 2008-2011
    Holly C Felix
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham St, Slot 820, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E63. 2012
    ..We report on differences in program enrollment by age, sex, race, and ethnicity and suggest how our approach to calculating the reach of the 2 interventions can guide future research and program development...
  15. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of the school cafeteria nutrition assessment measures
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    J Sch Health 81:431-6. 2011
    ..Foods provided in schools represent a substantial portion of US children's dietary intake; however, the school food environment has proven difficult to describe due to the lack of comprehensive, standardized, and validated measures...
  16. doi request reprint Offer of a weight management program to overweight and obese weight-concerned smokers improves tobacco dependence treatment outcomes
    Sharhonda J Love
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Am J Addict 20:1-8. 2011
    ..033). Proactively informing weight-concerned, overweight/obese smokers about the availability of a weight management program as an incentive for completing treatment for tobacco dependence may improve tobacco treatment outcomes. ..
  17. pmc Recent advances in internet-delivered, evidence-based weight control programs for adults
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham St, 820, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 3:184-9. 2009
    ..Further research is required to enhance weight loss outcomes, determine cost-effectiveness of Internet-delivered programs, and identify the individuals most likely to benefit from treatment in this format...
  18. doi request reprint Obesity treatment tailored for a Catholic faith community: a feasibility study
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301W Markham Street 820, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Health Psychol 15:382-90. 2010
    ..Catholic-tailored programs may represent a feasible, culturally acceptable and effective approach to weight loss/maintenance in this faith community...
  19. pmc Neighborhood impact on healthy food availability and pricing in food stores
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham Street, 820 Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Community Health 35:315-20. 2010
    ..Furthermore, increasing access to larger stores that can offer lower prices for healthier foods may provide another avenue for enhancing food environments to lower disease risk...
  20. doi request reprint Consideration of the food environment in cancer risk reduction
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Center for the Study of Obesity, College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:842-4. 2010
    ..Nutrition professionals will be a crucial element in designing and implementing food environment-based individual, family, and community interventions, which could be potent strategies for cancer prevention...
  21. doi request reprint No change in weight-based teasing when school-based obesity policies are implemented
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:936-42. 2008
    ....
  22. pmc Differences in home food availability of high- and low-fat foods after a behavioral weight control program are regional not racial
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W, Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:69. 2010
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  23. pmc Internet-based weight control: the relationship between web features and weight loss
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Telemed J E Health 14:775-82. 2008
    ..Weight loss in an online weight control program was related to dynamic Web features that provided feedback, support, and motivation to participants...