Judy Kruger

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Attempting to lose weight: specific practices among U.S. adults
    Judy Kruger
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:402-6. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Body size satisfaction and physical activity levels among men and women
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1976-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Fitness facilities for adults: differences in perceived access and usage
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:500-5. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of transportation and leisure walking among U.S. adults
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE MS K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 47:329-34. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of a "weekend warrior": results from two national surveys
    Judy Kruger
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:796-800. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity patterns by weight control status: 1999-2002 NHANES
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:788-95. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Is participation in occupational physical activity associated with lifestyle physical activity levels?
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1143-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Physical activity profiles of U.S. adults trying to lose weight: NHIS 1998
    Judy Kruger
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:364-8. 2005
  9. pmc Behavioral risk factors associated with overweight and obesity among older adults: the 2005 National Health Interview Survey
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mail Stop K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A14. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns associated with weight-control status: differences by race and sex
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:456-68. 2008

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Attempting to lose weight: specific practices among U.S. adults
    Judy Kruger
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:402-6. 2004
    ..This paper examines the prevalence of specific weight-loss practices among U.S. adults trying to lose weight...
  2. doi request reprint Body size satisfaction and physical activity levels among men and women
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1976-9. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to explore predictors of physical activity to reduce health disparities...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fitness facilities for adults: differences in perceived access and usage
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:500-5. 2007
    ..Perceived access to places for physical activity may play an important role in influencing physical activity behavior. Little is known about the prevalence of perceived access to facilities for physical activity...
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of transportation and leisure walking among U.S. adults
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE MS K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 47:329-34. 2008
    ..This paper aims to contrast the demographic correlates of leisure and transportation walking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of a "weekend warrior": results from two national surveys
    Judy Kruger
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:796-800. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity patterns by weight control status: 1999-2002 NHANES
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:788-95. 2007
    ..Physical activity is associated inversely with overweight and obesity prevalence, thus potentially assisting in weight control efforts...
  7. ncbi request reprint Is participation in occupational physical activity associated with lifestyle physical activity levels?
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1143-8. 2006
    ..Little is known about the prevalence of lifestyle physical activity (PA) by occupational PA (mostly sitting, walking, or heavy labor)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Physical activity profiles of U.S. adults trying to lose weight: NHIS 1998
    Judy Kruger
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:364-8. 2005
    ....
  9. pmc Behavioral risk factors associated with overweight and obesity among older adults: the 2005 National Health Interview Survey
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mail Stop K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A14. 2009
    ..We examined differences by sex in behaviors associated with overweight and obesity among older adults (aged > or =50 years)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns associated with weight-control status: differences by race and sex
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:456-68. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of physical activity guidelines among adults in the United States, HealthStyles 2003-2005
    Latetia V Moore
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    J Phys Act Health 7:141-9. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Trends in no leisure-time physical activity--United States, 1988-2010
    Latetia V Moore
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 83:587-91. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine trends in the prevalence of no leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) from 1988 to 2010...
  13. pmc Dietary practices, dining out behavior, and physical activity correlates of weight loss maintenance
    Judy Kruger
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A11. 2008
    ..However, data are scant on behavioral strategies related to maintenance of weight loss. We examined dietary practices, physical activity, and self-efficacy among adults self-reported to be successful at maintaining weight loss...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physical inactivity during leisure time among older adults--Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2005
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 16:280-91. 2008
    ..Physical inactivity is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. This study provides prevalence estimates of inactivity by select characteristics among older adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint Muscle-strengthening activities and participation among adults in the United States
    Fleetwood Loustalot
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS F 72, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 84:30-8. 2013
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence of highly active adults--Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2007
    Ife Adabonyan
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Med 51:139-43. 2010
    ..Prevalence estimates among US states have yet to be described for this new standard...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported aerobic physical activity among U.S. States and territories--Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2007
    Fleetwood Loustalot
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:S9-17. 2009
    ..Accurate surveillance data on physical activity prevalence is important for U.S. states and territories as they develop programs and interventions to increase physical activity participation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reactions of adult smokers and former smokers to current US warning labels
    Michelle O'Hegarty
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:654-9. 2013
    ..To assess current and former smokers' reactions to US warning labels as a baseline for comparison to new labels...
  19. ncbi request reprint Building on partnerships: reconnecting kids with nature for health benefits
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:340-6. 2010
    ..For public health professionals, partnership with land-management agencies conducting such programs may be an effective way to increase physical activity levels among children...
  20. pmc Physical activity patterns among Latinos in the United States: putting the pieces together
    Sandra A Ham
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A92. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the instrument used in BRFSS to assess physical activity
    Michelle M Yore
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1267-74. 2007
    ..This article reports the reliability and validity of these questions...
  22. pmc How active are older Americans?
    Judy Kruger
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 46, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A53. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the level of participation in aerobic, muscle-strengthening, and flexibility activities among Americans aged 50 years or older...
  23. pmc Health care providers' advice to quit smoking, National Health Interview Survey, 2000, 2005, and 2010
    Judy Kruger
    Epidemiology Branch, Office on Smoking and Health, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS K50, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E130. 2012
    ..The percentage of smokers who received cessation advice was 53.3% in 2000, 58.9% in 2005, and 50.7% in 2010. To affect noticeably declining rates, HCPs should increase their efforts to advise smokers to quit...
  24. ncbi request reprint Selected barriers and incentives for worksite health promotion services and policies
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:439-47. 2007
    ..To assess employees'attitudes toward potential barriers to and incentives for their likely use of worksite health promotion services...
  25. doi request reprint The prescribed amount of physical activity in randomized clinical trials in older adults
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway Northeast, K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Gerontologist 49:S100-7. 2009
    ..Although there is strong evidence that regular physical activity can prevent or delay the onset of many chronic diseases, a major concern is ensuring that older adults take part in adequate levels of physical activity...
  26. pmc Cigarette price minimization strategies used by adults
    Michael F Pesko
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Office on Smoking and Health, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e19-21. 2012
    ..Racial/ethnic minorities and persons with low socioeconomic status used these strategies less frequently at last purchase than did White and high-socioeconomic-status respondents...
  27. pmc Physical activity levels and weight control status by body mass index, among adults--National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004
    Judy Kruger
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, The Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:25. 2008
    ..This article aims to describe patterns of physical activity among men and women who reported engaging in weight control practices...
  28. doi request reprint State legislation to improve employee wellness
    Tina Lankford
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:283-9. 2009
    ..Categorize and describe the content and status of state legislation of worksite wellness...
  29. doi request reprint Perceptions of menthol cigarette use among U.S. adults and adult smokers: findings from the 2009 HealthStyles survey
    Shane P Davis
    Epidemiology Branch, Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:S125-35. 2010
    ..Perceptions of menthol cigarette use may have implications for smoking initiation and cessation. This study explores harm and health perceptions of menthol cigarette use among a national sample of U.S. adults and current smokers...
  30. pmc State legislative support for parks
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Environ Health Insights 4:27-31. 2010
    ..This study aims to summarize the status and content of state-level park-related legislation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Recreation, parks, and the public health agenda: developing collaborative surveillance frameworks to measure leisure time activity and active park use
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:S14-23. 2007
    ..The purposes of this study were to review surveillance of recreation and park use to determine adaptations for tracking leisure time physical activity and increasing collaboration to achieve public health goals...