Amy L Yaroch
Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
- Baseline design elements and sample characteristics for seven sites participating in the Nutrition Working Group of the Behavior Change ConsortiumAmy L Yaroch
Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
J Nutr 138:185S-192S. 2008..This paper provides the overall framework and descriptive information and serves as the reference for the BCC NWG special supplement...
- Validity of a sun safety diary using UV monitors in middle school childrenAmy L Yaroch
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Health Promotion Research Branch, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, Rm 4074 MSC 7335, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Health Educ Behav 33:340-51. 2006..Self-reported shade was not a significant predictor of UV monitor change. Overall, the results provide evidence of validity of students' self-reports of time outdoors and protective clothing use...
- Evaluation of a short dietary assessment instrument for percentage energy from fat in an intervention studyFrances E Thompson
Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
J Nutr 138:193S-199S. 2008..The question of whether the PFat adequately measures change in diet is addressed in another article in this supplement...
- Direct and mediated effects of two theoretically based interventions to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables in the Healthy Body Healthy Spirit trialAbdul R Shaikh
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7326, USA
Health Educ Behav 38:492-501. 2011..Conversely, SS, SE, and CM were not significant mediators. Implications related to theory and intervention development are discussed...
- Psychosocial predictors of fruit and vegetable consumption in adults a review of the literatureAbdul R Shaikh
Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7335, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:535-543. 2008..Understanding the psychological determinants of fruit and vegetable intake is needed to design effective intervention programs...
- Measures of the food environment: a compilation of the literature, 1990-2007Robin A McKinnon
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:S124-33. 2009....
- The meaning of 'fruits' and 'vegetables'Frances E Thompson
Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, US National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd EPN 4095A MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
Public Health Nutr 14:1222-8. 2011..Our objective was to describe survey respondent perceptions about a set of foods with regard to whether the food is a fruit, vegetable or something else...
- Psychosocial mediation of fruit and vegetable consumption in the body and soul effectiveness trialBernard F Fuemmeler
Health Promotion Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Health Psychol 25:474-83. 2006..9% of the total effect of the intervention on changes in FV intake. The results support the use of strategies to increase social support and self-efficacy in dietary intervention programs...
- Decision making in eating behavior: state of the science and recommendations for future researchWendy L Johnson-Askew
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Ann Behav Med 38:S88-92. 2009..and the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases convened a scientific workshop entitled "Decision Making in Eating Behavior: Integrating Perspectives from the Individual, Family, and Environment" in April 2008..
- Identifying sedentary subgroups: the National Cancer Institute's Health Information National Trends SurveyAudie A Atienza
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Am J Prev Med 31:383-90. 2006..This study identified key sociodemographic and health communication characteristics of various subgroups with high rates of inactivity using signal detection methodology...
- What can communication science tell us about promoting optimal dietary behavior?Wendy L Johnson-Taylor
Division of Nutrition Research Coordination, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 5461, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 39:S1-4. 2007..This paper provides an introduction to that meeting and the articles that resulted from it...
- Mediation of a middle school skin cancer prevention programKim D Reynolds
Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
Health Psychol 25:616-25. 2006..Barriers to sunscreen use, perceived self-efficacy for sun-safe behavior, and knowledge may serve as mediators...
- Accuracy and precision of two short screeners to assess change in fruit and vegetable consumption among diverse populations participating in health promotion intervention trialsKaren E Peterson
Program in Public Health Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Nutr 138:218S-225S. 2008..Biases in FVS estimates may reflect participants' lifestyles and sociodemographic characteristics and require further examination in longitudinal samples representative of diverse populations...
- Social desirability trait influences on self-reported dietary measures among diverse participants in a multicenter multiple risk factor trialJames R Hebert
South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
J Nutr 138:226S-234S. 2008....
- Measures of sun exposure and sun protection practices for behavioral and epidemiologic researchKaren Glanz
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Room 530, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Arch Dermatol 144:217-22. 2008..To develop, in a collaborative project, core measures of sun exposure and sun protection habits, since the lack of standard outcome measures hampers comparison of population surveys and interventions used in skin cancer prevention research...
- Knowledge, barriers, and stage of change as correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption among urban and mostly immigrant black menRandi L Wolf
Ella McCollum Vahlteich Endowment, Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:1315-22. 2008..Daily fruit and vegetable consumption in black men is low and has remained relatively unchanged during the past 20 years...
- Performance of a short percentage energy from fat tool in measuring change in dietary intervention studiesGeoffrey C Williams
Department of Medicine, Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
J Nutr 138:212S-217S. 2008..Further methodologic research is called for in interventions producing significant changes and in diverse populations with adequate sample size...
- Use of signal detection methodology to identify subgroups of dietary supplement use in diverse populationsRachel E Davis
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
J Nutr 138:205S-211S. 2008..The results of this study suggest that patterns of dietary supplement use are complex and support the use of SDM to identify possible population characteristics for targeted and tailored health communication interventions...
- Correspondence of the NCI Fruit and Vegetable Screener to repeat 24-H recalls and serum carotenoids in behavioral intervention trialsGeoffrey W Greene
Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
J Nutr 138:200S-204S. 2008..11 servings in women. Alternative FVS scoring procedures and a 1-item screener lowered correlations with 24HR as well as serum carotenoids but alternate scoring procedures generally improved estimations of servings...
- Strategies for increasing fruit and vegetable intake in grocery stores and communities: policy, pricing, and environmental changeKaren Glanz
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Prev Med 39:S75-80. 2004....
- Communicating healthy eating: lessons learned and future directionsMarian Fitzgibbon
Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 39:S63-71. 2007..During the discussions, important recommendations for nutrition communicators and interventionists emerged, based on existing knowledge from the communications field, lessons learned thus far, and noted gaps in our knowledge...
- Still not enough: can we achieve our goals for Americans to eat more fruits and vegetables in the future?Linda Nebeling
Am J Prev Med 32:354-5. 2007
- Prevalence of sunless tanning product use and related behaviors among adults in the United States: results from a national surveyJo Ellen Stryker
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 56:387-90. 2007....
- Screening, early detection, and trends for melanoma: current status (2000-2006) and future directionsAlan C Geller
Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 57:555-72; quiz 573-6. 2007....
- Development of a Physical Education-Related State Policy Classification System (PERSPCS)Louise C Masse
Centre for Community Child Health Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Am J Prev Med 33:S264-76. 2007....
- Development of a School Nutrition-Environment State Policy Classification System (SNESPCS)Louise C Masse
Centre for Community Child Health Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Am J Prev Med 33:S277-91. 2007..This study describes the development process, the inter-rater reliability to code state policies enacted as of December 2003, and the variability in state policies related to the school nutrition environment...
- A review of eHealth interventions for physical activity and dietary behavior changeGregory J Norman
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
Am J Prev Med 33:336-345. 2007..To review eHealth intervention studies for adults and children that targeted behavior change for physical activity, healthy eating, or both behaviors...
- Testing mediating variables in a school-based nutrition intervention programKim D Reynolds
Center for Behavioral and Community Studies, AMC Cancer Research Center, Lakewood, Colorado 80214, USA
Health Psychol 21:51-60. 2002..Future mediational analyses and the creation of a national database of mediators are crucial for increasing strength and efficiency of school-based nutrition programs...