T F Nelson

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Airbags: an exploratory survey of public knowledge and attitudes
    T F Nelson
    Center for Risk Analysis, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 31:371-9. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Disparities in overweight and obesity among US college students
    Toben F Nelson
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:363-73. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of a campus-community environmental alcohol prevention initiative on student drinking and driving: results from the "a matter of degree" program evaluation
    Toben F Nelson
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 6:323-30. 2005
  4. pmc The state sets the rate: the relationship among state-specific college binge drinking, state binge drinking rates, and selected state alcohol control policies
    Toben F Nelson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, Rm 445 B, 401 Park Dr, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:441-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint School spirits: alcohol and collegiate sports fans
    Toben F Nelson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior, 401 Perk Drive, PO Box 15678, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1-11. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and college athletes
    T F Nelson
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:43-7. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of passenger airbags on child seating behavior in motor vehicles
    E Wittenberg
    Center for Risk Analysis, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 104:1247-50. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and problems at colleges banning alcohol: results of a national survey
    H Wechsler
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 62:133-41. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Drinking levels, alcohol problems and secondhand effects in substance-free college residences: results of a national study
    H Wechsler
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 62:23-31. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Binge drinking and the American college student: what's five drinks?
    H Wechsler
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Henry Wechsler and Toben F Nelson Harvard School of Public Health Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:287-91. 2001

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Airbags: an exploratory survey of public knowledge and attitudes
    T F Nelson
    Center for Risk Analysis, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 31:371-9. 1999
    ..Further analysis suggests that as the public begins to understand the risks associated with airbags, the current high level of public support for the technology and the mandatory regulation may decline...
  2. ncbi request reprint Disparities in overweight and obesity among US college students
    Toben F Nelson
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:363-73. 2007
    ..To examine social disparities and behavioral correlates of overweight and obesity over time among college students...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of a campus-community environmental alcohol prevention initiative on student drinking and driving: results from the "a matter of degree" program evaluation
    Toben F Nelson
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 6:323-30. 2005
    ..This study evaluates the effect on drinking and driving outcomes of the "A Matter of Degree" program, a campus-community coalition initiative to reduce college binge drinking...
  4. pmc The state sets the rate: the relationship among state-specific college binge drinking, state binge drinking rates, and selected state alcohol control policies
    Toben F Nelson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, Rm 445 B, 401 Park Dr, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:441-6. 2005
    ..We assessed the relationship between college binge drinking, binge drinking in the general population, and selected alcohol control policies...
  5. ncbi request reprint School spirits: alcohol and collegiate sports fans
    Toben F Nelson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior, 401 Perk Drive, PO Box 15678, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1-11. 2003
    ..The percentage of sports fans at a school was associated with binge drinking rates and the secondhand effects. The implications for those working with college athletics and for alcohol prevention personnel are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and college athletes
    T F Nelson
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:43-7. 2001
    ..This study examines heavy episodic alcohol consumption and associated harms in collegiate athletes in the United States. The factors which may promote or deter such use are explored...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of passenger airbags on child seating behavior in motor vehicles
    E Wittenberg
    Center for Risk Analysis, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 104:1247-50. 1999
    ..Some New England drivers are protecting children from the risks of passenger airbags by seating them in the rear. There remains, however, a substantial number of children who are being exposed to the risk of passenger airbag deployment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and problems at colleges banning alcohol: results of a national survey
    H Wechsler
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 62:133-41. 2001
    ..This study examines student alcohol use and associated problems, including drinking and driving, at U.S. colleges that ban alcohol for all students on campus...
  9. ncbi request reprint Drinking levels, alcohol problems and secondhand effects in substance-free college residences: results of a national study
    H Wechsler
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 62:23-31. 2001
    ..This study examines alcohol use, associated problems and secondhand effects among residents of substance-free and alcohol-free housing on U.S. college campuses...
  10. ncbi request reprint Binge drinking and the American college student: what's five drinks?
    H Wechsler
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Henry Wechsler and Toben F Nelson Harvard School of Public Health Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:287-91. 2001
    ..The use of the term binge drinking and the 5/4 measure have helped to advance the understanding of college alcohol use over the past 10 years. The present article discusses the importance, relevance, and utility of this measure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Drinking and driving among college students: the influence of alcohol-control policies
    Henry Wechsler
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:212-8. 2003
    ..However, most studies have been conducted in single colleges or states. This study used a national sample to examine policy factors associated with alcohol-involved driving...
  12. ncbi request reprint What we have learned from the Harvard School Of Public Health College Alcohol Study: focusing attention on college student alcohol consumption and the environmental conditions that promote it
    Henry Wechsler
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:481-90. 2008
    ..In particular, the roles of campus culture, alcohol control policies, enforcement of policies, access, availability, pricing, marketing, and special promotions of alcohol are highlighted...
  13. ncbi request reprint Trends in college binge drinking during a period of increased prevention efforts. Findings from 4 Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study surveys: 1993-2001
    Henry Wechsler
    Department of Health and Social Behavior at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Health 50:203-17. 2002
    ..Other significant changes included increases in immoderate drinking and harm among drinkers. More students lived in substance-free housing and encountered college educational efforts and sanctions resulting from their alcohol use...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relationship between level of consumption and harms in assessing drink cut-points for alcohol research: Commentary on "Many college freshmen drink at levels far beyond the binge threshold" by white et Al
    Henry Wechsler
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:922-7. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Taking up binge drinking in college: the influences of person, social group, and environment
    Elissa R Weitzman
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:26-35. 2003
    ..To identify person, social group, and environmental factors associated with uptake of binge drinking among a national sample of college students...
  16. ncbi request reprint College student binge drinking and the "prevention paradox": implications for prevention and harm reduction
    Elissa R Weitzman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Drug Educ 34:247-65. 2004
    ..Implications for prevention policy, programming, and media advocacy are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reducing drinking and related harms in college: evaluation of the "A Matter of Degree" program
    Elissa R Weitzman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:187-96. 2004
    ..To examine the effects of a multisite environmental prevention initiative, the "A Matter of Degree" (AMOD) program, on student heavy alcohol consumption and resultant harms at ten colleges...
  18. pmc Will increasing alcohol availability by lowering the minimum legal drinking age decrease drinking and related consequences among youths?
    Henry Wechsler
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:986-92. 2010
    ..A wide range of empirically supported interventions is available to reduce underage drinking. Public health professionals can play a role in advocating these interventions...
  19. doi request reprint Disseminating health promotion practices in after-school programs through YMCA learning collaboratives
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:190-8. 2010
    ..We describe the perceived usefulness of a learning collaborative for translating obesity prevention science into practice at YMCA after-school programs...
  20. pmc Impact of an organizational intervention designed to improve snack and beverage quality in YMCA after-school programs
    Rebecca S Mozaffarian
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:925-32. 2010
    ..We evaluated the quality of snacks and beverages served at YMCA after-school programs before and after the programs' participation in a YMCA Learning Collaborative...
  21. ncbi request reprint Vigorous physical activity among college students in the United States
    Toben F Nelson
    University of Minnesota Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:495-508. 2007
    ..Vigorous physical activity (VPA) declines from adolescence into adulthood, and social disparities in VPA exist. Physical activity is understudied in the college setting...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sports betting and other gambling in athletes, fans, and other college students
    Toben F Nelson
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 55454, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 78:271-83. 2007
    ..Athletes, sports fans, and students attending schools with high "sports interest" are appropriate targets for prevention efforts...
  23. pmc Trends in non-medical use of anabolic steroids by U.S. college students: results from four national surveys
    Sean Esteban McCabe
    The University of Michigan, Substance Abuse Research Center, 2025 Traverwood Dr, Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 2194, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:243-51. 2007
    ..The characteristics associated with NMAS have important implications for future practice and research...
  24. pmc Comparing web and mail responses in a mixed mode survey in college alcohol use research
    Sean Esteban McCabe
    Substance Abuse Research Center, The University of Michigan, 2025 Traverwood, Suite C, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 2194, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1619-27. 2006
    ..This exploratory study examined potential mode effects (web versus U.S. mail) in a mixed mode design survey of alcohol use at eight U.S. colleges...
  25. ncbi request reprint Underage college students' drinking behavior, access to alcohol, and the influence of deterrence policies. Findings from the Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study
    Henry Wechsler
    Department of Health and Social Behavior at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, USA
    J Am Coll Health 50:223-36. 2002
    ..A majority of underage students supported increasing efforts to control underage drinking. The results suggest that additional policy efforts to control underage drinking may be effective and feasible...
  26. ncbi request reprint "Binge" drinking and blood alcohol concentration
    Toben F Nelson
    J Stud Alcohol 66:438-9; author reply 439-40. 2005