Charlotte A Pratt
Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
- Forging a future of better cardiovascular health: addressing childhood obesityCharlotte A Pratt
Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch, Prevention and Population Sciences Program, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland Electronic address
J Am Coll Cardiol 63:369-71. 2014....
- Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment Research (COPTR): interventions addressing multiple influences in childhood and adolescent obesityCharlotte A Pratt
National Institutes of Health, United States Electronic address
Contemp Clin Trials 36:406-13. 2013..Outcomes from COPTR have the potential to enhance our knowledge of interventions to prevent and treat childhood obesity...
- Stroke knowledge and barriers to stroke prevention among African Americans: implications for health communicationCharlotte A Pratt
Resource Center for Cardiovascular Health, Michigan Public Health Institute, USA
J Health Commun 8:369-81. 2003..Stress and poor financial status were most frequently reported as barriers to stroke prevention. These findings have implications for developing more effective strategies for educating African Americans about stroke prevention...
- Design characteristics of worksite environmental interventions for obesity preventionCharlotte A Pratt
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, 6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7936, Room 10118, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2171-80. 2007..This paper describes the design characteristics of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)-funded studies that are testing innovative environmental interventions for weight control and obesity prevention at worksites...
- Introduction and overview of worksite studiesCharlotte A Pratt
Division of Prevention and Population Science, NHLBI, 6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7936, Room 10118, Bethesda, MD 20892 7936, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1S-3S. 2007
- Sedentary activity and body composition of middle school girls: the trial of activity for adolescent girlsCharlotte Pratt
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
Res Q Exerc Sport 79:458-67. 2008..003) sedentary, especially after school (> 2 p.m.; p < .01), and less physically active (p < .0001) than normal weight girls. The study documents small but significant associations between sedentary activity and adiposity...
- Childhood obesity prevention and treatment: recommendations for future researchCharlotte A Pratt
Division of Prevention and Population Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Am J Prev Med 35:249-52. 2008..These recommendations are intended to assist investigators in the development of research agendas to advance the knowledge of effective childhood obesity prevention and treatment...
- Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS): new approaches to obesity prevention among young African-American girlsEva Obarzanek
Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7936, USA
Ethn Dis 13:S1-5. 2003..This report describes the background and rationale for the GEMS initiative. This journal supplement describes the experiences of the GEMS Phase 1 program...
- Metabolic syndrome and its association with diet and physical activity in US adolescentsYang Pan
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:276-86; discussion 286. 2008..Research on the metabolic syndrome and its association with lifestyle behaviors in adolescents is important for identifying subgroups of youth at whom interventions should be targeted...
- The need to advance nutrition education in the training of health care professionals and recommended research to evaluate implementation and effectivenessPenny M Kris-Etherton
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Penn State University, University Park, PA PMK E the Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University, New York, NY SRA Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC CWB Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA BB Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL LB University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX MSE the UK Medical Research Council, Human Nutrition Research Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom CL and SR the Division of Pediatric Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA CML the Division of Primary Care and General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC MDL Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA CA Palmer the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD CA Pratt the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA CLR the Department of Nutrition Sciences, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA ES the Vanderbilt Center for Human Nutrition, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN DLS and the Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL LVH
Am J Clin Nutr 99:1153S-66S. 2014....
- Findings from the 2007 active living research conference implications for future researchCharlotte A Pratt
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD20892, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:366-8. 2008
- Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent GirlsLarry S Webber
Department of Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:173-84. 2008..Physical activity is important for weight control and good health; however, activity levels decline in the adolescent years, particularly in girls...
- Girls' activity levels and lesson contexts in middle school PE: TAAG baselineThomas L McKenzie
Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, CA 92182 7251, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1229-35. 2006..To assess girls' physical activity (PA) in middle school physical education (PE) as it relates to field site, lesson context and location, teacher gender, and class composition...
- Evaluation of nutrition education interventions for older adults: a proposed frameworkNadine R Sahyoun
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 104:58-69. 2004..Based on these findings, a theoretical framework that includes these features but is set within a social and environmental context is proposed as a guideline for designing nutrition interventions for older adults...