Richard Lowry

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Obesity and other correlates of physical activity and sedentary behaviors among US high school students
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE Mailstop K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Obes 2013:276318. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Weight management goals and use of exercise for weight control among U.S. high school students, 1991-2001
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Bufford Hwy, N E, Mailstop K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:320-6. 2005
  3. pmc Prevalence of health-risk behaviors among Asian American and Pacific Islander high school students in the U.S., 2001-2007
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:39-49. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Television viewing and its associations with overweight, sedentary lifestyle, and insufficient consumption of fruits and vegetables among US high school students: differences by race, ethnicity, and gender
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 72:413-21. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Weight management and fruit and vegetable intake among US high school students
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mailstop K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 78:417-24; quiz 455-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance--United States, 2003 (Abridged)
    Jo Anne Grunbaum
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 74:307-24. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance - United States, 2009
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 59:1-142. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2005
    Danice K Eaton
    Northrop Gruman, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Sch Health 76:353-72. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2001
    Jo Anne Grunbaum
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770, Buford Highway, NE, MS K33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 72:313-28. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance - United States, 2011
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC, MS K 33, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 61:1-162. 2012

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Publications41

  1. pmc Obesity and other correlates of physical activity and sedentary behaviors among US high school students
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE Mailstop K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Obes 2013:276318. 2013
    ..Policies that promote safe neighborhoods may work synergistically with a positive attitude toward PA to increase participation in PA and decrease sedentary behaviors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Weight management goals and use of exercise for weight control among U.S. high school students, 1991-2001
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Bufford Hwy, N E, Mailstop K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:320-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine trends in weight management goals and the use of exercise for weight control among U.S. high school students...
  3. pmc Prevalence of health-risk behaviors among Asian American and Pacific Islander high school students in the U.S., 2001-2007
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:39-49. 2011
    ..We provided national prevalence estimates for selected health-risk behaviors for Asian American and Pacific Islander high school students separately, and compared those prevalence estimates with those of white, black, and Hispanic students...
  4. ncbi request reprint Television viewing and its associations with overweight, sedentary lifestyle, and insufficient consumption of fruits and vegetables among US high school students: differences by race, ethnicity, and gender
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 72:413-21. 2002
    ..These findings suggest the presence of cultural factors to consider when developing interventions to promote physical activity, healthy eating, and healthy weight through reduced TV viewing among adolescents...
  5. doi request reprint Weight management and fruit and vegetable intake among US high school students
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mailstop K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 78:417-24; quiz 455-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine associations between fruit and vegetable intake and common weight management behaviors among US high school students who were trying to lose or stay the same weight...
  6. ncbi request reprint Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance--United States, 2003 (Abridged)
    Jo Anne Grunbaum
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 74:307-24. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance - United States, 2009
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 59:1-142. 2010
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  8. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2005
    Danice K Eaton
    Northrop Gruman, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Sch Health 76:353-72. 2006
    ..9% had not eaten > or =5 times/day of fruits and vegetables during the 7 days preceding the survey, 67.0% did not attend physical education classes daily, and 13.1% were overweight...
  9. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2001
    Jo Anne Grunbaum
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770, Buford Highway, NE, MS K33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 72:313-28. 2002
    ..The YRBSS data also are being used to measure progress toward achieving 16 national health objectives for 2010 and 3 of the 10 leading health indicators...
  10. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance - United States, 2011
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC, MS K 33, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 61:1-162. 2012
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  11. ncbi request reprint Weight management goals and practices among U.S. high school students: associations with physical activity, diet, and smoking
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:133-44. 2002
    ..To examine associations of physical activity, fruit and vegetable consumption, and cigarette smoking with weight management goals and practices of U.S. high school students...
  12. doi request reprint Relationships between hours of sleep and health-risk behaviors in US adolescent students
    Lela R McKnight-Eily
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 53:271-3. 2011
    ..To examine associations between insufficient sleep (<8h on average school nights) and health-risk behaviors...
  13. doi request reprint Trends in human immunodeficiency virus- and sexually transmitted disease-related risk behaviors among U.S. high school students, 1991-2009
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:427-33. 2011
    ..Monitoring changes in behaviors over time can provide information about the effectiveness of new policies and programs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2007
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 57:1-131. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Physical activity-related injury and body mass index among US high school students
    Richard Lowry
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:325-42. 2007
    ..Few studies have focused on the relationship between physical activity-related (PA) injury and overweight among youth...
  16. ncbi request reprint Associations of body mass index and perceived weight with suicide ideation and suicide attempts among US high school students
    Danice K Eaton
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:513-9. 2005
    ..Previous research with adolescents has shown associations of body weight and perceptions of body size with suicide ideation and suicide attempts, but it is unclear whether these associations are direct or whether a mediating effect exists...
  17. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2005
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, MS K 33, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 55:1-108. 2006
    ..Priority health-risk behaviors, which contribute to the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among youth and adults, often are established during childhood and adolescence, extend into adulthood, are interrelated, and are preventable...
  18. ncbi request reprint The association between weight perception and BMI among high school students
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Obes Res 12:1866-74. 2004
    ..To assess the association between weight perception and BMI among a large, diverse sample of adolescents. This study used both measured and self-reported height and weight to calculate BMI...
  19. ncbi request reprint Psychobiology and behavioral strategies. Physical activity, sport participation, and suicidal behavior: U.S. high school students
    David R Brown
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, Obesity, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:2248-57. 2007
    ..To evaluate the associations of physical activity and sports team participation with suicidal behavior among U.S. high school students...
  20. ncbi request reprint Healthy people 2010 objectives for physical activity, physical education, and television viewing among adolescents: national trends from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, 1999-2007
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:S36-45. 2009
    ..To help inform policies and programs, a need exists to understand the extent to which Healthy People 2010 objectives for physical activity, physical education (PE), and television (TV) viewing among adolescents are being achieved...
  21. ncbi request reprint Passive versus active parental permission in school-based survey research: does the type of permission affect prevalence estimates of risk behaviors?
    Danice K Eaton
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Eval Rev 28:564-77. 2004
    ..As long as high response rates are obtained, type of parental permission does not affect prevalence estimates for risk behaviors that are based on self-report...
  22. ncbi request reprint Counterpoint: uncertainty in the economic analysis of school-based obesity prevention programs: urgent need for quality evaluation
    Li Yan Wang
    Division of Adolescent and School Health and National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disability, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1483-4. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of self-reported height and weight among high school students
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:281-7. 2003
    ..To assess the reliability and validity of self-reported height and weight, and variables calculated from these values, in a diverse sample of adolescents...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and body mass index among US adolescents: youth risk behavior survey, 1999
    Sarah Levin
    Divisions of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:816-20. 2003
    ..To investigate associations of underweight and overweight with physical activity among high school students in the United States...
  25. doi request reprint The association between body mass index in adolescence and obesity in adulthood
    Li Yan Wang
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:512-8. 2008
    ..This study used data from the National Longitudinal Study of Youth 1979 to examine the association between body mass index (BMI) in adolescence and obesity in adulthood...
  26. doi request reprint Prevalence of insufficient, borderline, and optimal hours of sleep among high school students - United States, 2007
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:399-401. 2010
    ..Most students (68.9%) reported insufficient sleep, whereas few (7.6%) reported optimal sleep. The prevalence of insufficient sleep was highest among female and black students, and students in grades 11 and 12...
  27. pmc Risks to health among American Indian/Alaska Native high school students in the United States
    Sherry Everett Jones
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30041, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A76. 2011
    ..We examined the prevalence of some of the leading risks to health among nationally representative samples of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) high school students and compared rates across racial/ethnic groups...
  28. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2003
    Jo Anne Grunbaum
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 53:1-96. 2004
    ..Priority health-risk behaviors, which contribute to the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among youth and adults, often are established during youth, extend into adulthood, are interrelated, and are preventable...
  29. doi request reprint Methamphetamine use is independently associated with recent risky sexual behaviors and adolescent pregnancy
    Lauren B Zapata
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Women s Health and Fertility Branch, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE Mailstop K34, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 78:641-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to evaluate the association between lifetime methamphetamine use and recent (past 3 months) risky sexual behaviors and lifetime adolescent pregnancy, adjusting for other substance use...
  30. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2001
    Jo Anne Grunbaum
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 51:1-62. 2002
    ..Priority health-risk behaviors, which contribute to the leading causes of mortality and morbidity among youth and adults, often are established during youth, extend into adulthood, are interrelated, and are preventable...
  31. doi request reprint Trends in perceived overweight status among overweight and nonoverweight adolescents
    Kathryn Foti
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:636-42. 2010
    ..To examine trends in perceived overweight among US adolescents, including trends in perceived overweight among overweight and nonoverweight adolescents overall and by sex and race/ethnicity...
  32. doi request reprint Healthy People 2010 objectives for unintentional injury and violence among adolescents. Trends from the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 1999-2009
    Emily O Malley Olsen
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:551-8. 2011
    ..Thirty-nine of these objectives were dedicated to injury prevention and six of these objectives related to adolescents, who were tracked through CDC's National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Trends in human immunodeficiency virus-related risk behaviors among high school students--United States, 1991-2005
    Nancy Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 76:521-4. 2006
    ..Data from 8 national Youth Risk Behavior Surveys conducted during that period were analyzed. During 1991-2005, the percentage of US high school students engaging in HIV-related sexual risk behaviors significantly decreased...
  34. doi request reprint Sufficient sleep, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors
    Kathryn E Foti
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:596-602. 2011
    ..Understanding associations of physical activity and sedentary behaviors with sleep duration could shed light on ways to promote sufficient sleep...
  35. ncbi request reprint Missed opportunities for sexually transmitted diseases, human immunodeficiency virus, and pregnancy prevention services during adolescent health supervision visits
    Gale R Burstein
    Division of HIV and AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 111:996-1001. 2003
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Electronic media and beverage intake among United States high school students--2010
    Zewditu Demissie
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:756-60. 2013
    ..To describe electronic media exposure and its associations with beverage intake among United States high school students...
  37. pmc Association of Sleep Duration with Obesity among US High School Students
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Obes 2012:476914. 2012
    ..Better understanding of factors underlying the association between sleep duration and obesity is needed before recommending alteration of sleep time as a means of addressing the obesity epidemic among adolescents...
  38. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of a school-based obesity prevention program
    Li Yan Wang
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, MS K 33, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    Obes Res 11:1313-24. 2003
    ..To assess the cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of Planet Health, a school-based intervention designed to reduce obesity in youth of middle-school age children...
  39. doi request reprint Long-term health and economic impact of preventing and reducing overweight and obesity in adolescence
    Li Y Wang
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:467-73. 2010
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Suicidal thoughts and attempts among u.s. High school students: trends and associated health-risk behaviors, 1991-2011
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:100-8. 2014
    ..To describe secular trends in suicidal thoughts and attempts and the types of health-risk behaviors associated with suicidal thoughts and attempts among U.S. high school students...
  41. ncbi request reprint National prevalence and correlates of walking and bicycling to school
    Sarah L Martin
    Program Evaluation Across the Nation Using Technology, Farmington, Maine, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:98-105. 2007
    ..Active travel to school provides youth with an opportunity to accumulate minutes of physical activity toward meeting recommended levels...