Amy L Yaroch

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Baseline design elements and sample characteristics for seven sites participating in the Nutrition Working Group of the Behavior Change Consortium
    Amy 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Validity of a sun safety diary using UV monitors in middle school children
    Amy 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a short dietary assessment instrument for percentage energy from fat in an intervention study
    Frances 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
  4. doi request reprint Direct and mediated effects of two theoretically based interventions to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables in the Healthy Body Healthy Spirit trial
    Abdul R Shaikh
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7326, USA
    Health Educ Behav 38:492-501. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of fruit and vegetable consumption in adults a review of the literature
    Abdul 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
  6. doi request reprint Measures of the food environment: a compilation of the literature, 1990-2007
    Robin A McKinnon
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S124-33. 2009
  7. doi request reprint 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial mediation of fruit and vegetable consumption in the body and soul effectiveness trial
    Bernard 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. doi request reprint Decision making in eating behavior: state of the science and recommendations for future research
    Wendy L Johnson-Askew
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:S88-92. 2009
  10. pmc Identifying sedentary subgroups: the National Cancer Institute's Health Information National Trends Survey
    Audie A Atienza
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:383-90. 2006

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Baseline design elements and sample characteristics for seven sites participating in the Nutrition Working Group of the Behavior Change Consortium
    Amy 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Validity of a sun safety diary using UV monitors in middle school children
    Amy 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a short dietary assessment instrument for percentage energy from fat in an intervention study
    Frances 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...
  4. doi request reprint Direct and mediated effects of two theoretically based interventions to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables in the Healthy Body Healthy Spirit trial
    Abdul 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...
  5. doi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of fruit and vegetable consumption in adults a review of the literature
    Abdul 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...
  6. doi request reprint Measures of the food environment: a compilation of the literature, 1990-2007
    Robin A McKinnon
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S124-33. 2009
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  7. doi request reprint 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial mediation of fruit and vegetable consumption in the body and soul effectiveness trial
    Bernard 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...
  9. doi request reprint Decision making in eating behavior: state of the science and recommendations for future research
    Wendy L Johnson-Askew
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:S88-92. 2009
    ..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..
  10. pmc Identifying sedentary subgroups: the National Cancer Institute's Health Information National Trends Survey
    Audie 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mediation of a middle school skin cancer prevention program
    Kim 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and precision of two short screeners to assess change in fruit and vegetable consumption among diverse populations participating in health promotion intervention trials
    Karen 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Social desirability trait influences on self-reported dietary measures among diverse participants in a multicenter multiple risk factor trial
    James 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
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  15. doi request reprint Measures of sun exposure and sun protection practices for behavioral and epidemiologic research
    Karen 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...
  16. pmc Knowledge, barriers, and stage of change as correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption among urban and mostly immigrant black men
    Randi 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Performance of a short percentage energy from fat tool in measuring change in dietary intervention studies
    Geoffrey 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Use of signal detection methodology to identify subgroups of dietary supplement use in diverse populations
    Rachel 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Correspondence of the NCI Fruit and Vegetable Screener to repeat 24-H recalls and serum carotenoids in behavioral intervention trials
    Geoffrey 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Strategies for increasing fruit and vegetable intake in grocery stores and communities: policy, pricing, and environmental change
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 39:S75-80. 2004
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  21. ncbi request reprint Communicating healthy eating: lessons learned and future directions
    Marian 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of sunless tanning product use and related behaviors among adults in the United States: results from a national survey
    Jo 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
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Screening, early detection, and trends for melanoma: current status (2000-2006) and future directions
    Alan 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
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint 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...
  27. pmc A review of eHealth interventions for physical activity and dietary behavior change
    Gregory 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Testing mediating variables in a school-based nutrition intervention program
    Kim 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...