Charlotte A Pratt

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Forging a future of better cardiovascular health: addressing childhood obesity
    Charlotte 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
  2. doi request reprint Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment Research (COPTR): interventions addressing multiple influences in childhood and adolescent obesity
    Charlotte A Pratt
    National Institutes of Health, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:406-13. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Stroke knowledge and barriers to stroke prevention among African Americans: implications for health communication
    Charlotte A Pratt
    Resource Center for Cardiovascular Health, Michigan Public Health Institute, USA
    J Health Commun 8:369-81. 2003
  4. pmc Sedentary activity and body composition of middle school girls: the trial of activity for adolescent girls
    Charlotte Pratt
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 79:458-67. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Design characteristics of worksite environmental interventions for obesity prevention
    Charlotte 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
  6. doi request reprint Introduction and overview of worksite studies
    Charlotte 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
  7. pmc Childhood obesity prevention and treatment: recommendations for future research
    Charlotte 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS): new approaches to obesity prevention among young African-American girls
    Eva Obarzanek
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7936, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S1-5. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and its association with diet and physical activity in US adolescents
    Yang Pan
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:276-86; discussion 286. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Findings from the 2007 active living research conference implications for future research
    Charlotte A Pratt
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:366-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Forging a future of better cardiovascular health: addressing childhood obesity
    Charlotte 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
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  2. doi request reprint Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment Research (COPTR): interventions addressing multiple influences in childhood and adolescent obesity
    Charlotte 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Stroke knowledge and barriers to stroke prevention among African Americans: implications for health communication
    Charlotte 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...
  4. pmc Sedentary activity and body composition of middle school girls: the trial of activity for adolescent girls
    Charlotte 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Design characteristics of worksite environmental interventions for obesity prevention
    Charlotte 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...
  6. doi request reprint Introduction and overview of worksite studies
    Charlotte 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
  7. pmc Childhood obesity prevention and treatment: recommendations for future research
    Charlotte 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS): new approaches to obesity prevention among young African-American girls
    Eva 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...
  9. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and its association with diet and physical activity in US adolescents
    Yang 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...
  10. doi request reprint Findings from the 2007 active living research conference implications for future research
    Charlotte A Pratt
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:366-8. 2008
  11. pmc Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls
    Larry 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...
  12. pmc Girls' activity levels and lesson contexts in middle school PE: TAAG baseline
    Thomas 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of nutrition education interventions for older adults: a proposed framework
    Nadine 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...