Charlotte A Pratt
Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...