Jean L Wiecha

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Informal training in staff networks to support dissemination of health promotion programs
    Shoba Ramanadhan
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:12-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Effect of an after-school intervention on increases in children's physical activity
    Steven L Gortmaker
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:450-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of an integrated health education program in an urban school system: planet health
    Jean L Wiecha
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:467-74. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint When children eat what they watch: impact of television viewing on dietary intake in youth
    Jean L Wiecha
    Departments of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:436-42. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint School vending machine use and fast-food restaurant use are associated with sugar-sweetened beverage intake in youth
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1624-30. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of a school-based obesity-prevention intervention on menarche (United States)
    Jorge E Chavarro
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1245-52. 2005
  7. pmc Price and healthfulness of snacks in 32 YMCA after-school programs in 4 US metropolitan areas, 2006-2008
    Rebecca S Mozaffarian
    Harvard Prevention Research Center, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E38. 2012
  8. doi request reprint A toolkit to promote fidelity to health promotion interventions in afterschool programs
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:370-9. 2013
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Playground safety and access in Boston neighborhoods
    Angie L Cradock
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:357-63. 2005

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Informal training in staff networks to support dissemination of health promotion programs
    Shoba Ramanadhan
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:12-8. 2010
    ..To study informal skill transfer via staff networks as a complement to formal training among afterschool childcare providers implementing a health promotion program...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of an after-school intervention on increases in children's physical activity
    Steven L Gortmaker
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:450-7. 2012
    ..Evaluate the effect of an after-school intervention on physical activity program changes and individual behaviors among children...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of an integrated health education program in an urban school system: planet health
    Jean L Wiecha
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:467-74. 2004
    ..Assessed the feasibility, acceptability, and sustainability of Planet Health, an interdisciplinary, integrated health education curriculum implemented in six public middle schools...
  4. ncbi request reprint When children eat what they watch: impact of television viewing on dietary intake in youth
    Jean L Wiecha
    Departments of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:436-42. 2006
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  5. ncbi request reprint School vending machine use and fast-food restaurant use are associated with sugar-sweetened beverage intake in youth
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1624-30. 2006
    ..To examine associations between use of school vending machines and fast-food restaurants and youth intake of sugar-sweetened beverages...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of a school-based obesity-prevention intervention on menarche (United States)
    Jorge E Chavarro
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1245-52. 2005
    ..Early menarche is a risk factor for breast cancer. Since body composition influences age at menarche we decided to estimate the effects of a school-based intervention for the prevention of obesity on the initiation of menses in young girls...
  7. pmc Price and healthfulness of snacks in 32 YMCA after-school programs in 4 US metropolitan areas, 2006-2008
    Rebecca S Mozaffarian
    Harvard Prevention Research Center, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E38. 2012
    ..We assessed the cost of beverages and foods served at YMCA after-school programs, determined whether healthful snacks were more expensive, and identified inexpensive, healthful options...
  8. doi request reprint A toolkit to promote fidelity to health promotion interventions in afterschool programs
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:370-9. 2013
    ..The QI approach holds promise for public health efforts and for field research to evaluate promising interventions by helping ensure full implementation of health promotion strategies...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Playground safety and access in Boston neighborhoods
    Angie L Cradock
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:357-63. 2005
    ..Youth physical activity is partly influenced by access to playgrounds and recreational opportunities. Playgrounds in disadvantaged areas may be less safe...
  11. pmc Extra-team connections for knowledge transfer between staff teams
    Shoba Ramanadhan
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:967-76. 2009
    ..Further research on extra-team connections and knowledge transfer in low-resource, high turnover environments is needed...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Youth recall and TriTrac accelerometer estimates of physical activity levels
    Angie L Cradock
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:525-32. 2004
    ..To examine significance of missing data and describe physical activity patterns using recall and accelerometer measures among youth in a nonlaboratory setting...
  14. pmc School-based programs: lessons learned from CATCH, Planet Health, and Not-On-Tobacco
    Adele Franks
    Prevention Research Centers Office, MS K45 DACH NCCDPHP CDC, 3005 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A33. 2007
    ..The authors provide advice based on lessons learned from these programs to those who wish to work with young people in schools...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of YRBS physical activity items among middle school students
    Philip J Troped
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2046, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:416-25. 2007
    ..To assess test-retest reliability and validity of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) items for moderate and vigorous physical activity in middle school students...