Caroline A Macera
Affiliation: Naval Medical Center
- Do sleep problems mediate the relationship between traumatic brain injury and development of mental health symptoms after deployment?Caroline A Macera
Department of Warfighter Performance, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92106 5122, USA
Sleep 36:83-90. 2013..The role of sleep as a mediating factor in the development of mental health symptoms was explored...
- Influence of combat blast-related mild traumatic brain injury acute symptoms on mental health and service discharge outcomesSusan L Eskridge
Department of Medical Modeling, Simulation, and Mission Support, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
J Neurotrauma 30:1391-7. 2013..The assessment of cognitive status immediately after a blast could assist in diagnosing mTBI and indicate a need for follow-up care...
- Combat blast injuries: injury severity and posttraumatic stress disorder interaction on career outcomes in male servicemembersSusan L Eskridge
Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Rd, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 50:7-16. 2013..The effect of PTSD and injury severity on career performance outcomes after blast injuries should be factored into outcome planning...
- Postdeployment symptom changes and traumatic brain injury and/or posttraumatic stress disorder in menCaroline A Macera
Warfighter Performance Department and Medical Modeling, Simulation and Mission Support Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 49:1197-208. 2012..Providers should recognize the late development of symptoms, consider the possibility of comorbidity, and be prepared to treat multiple symptoms rather than a specific diagnostic category...
- Cigarette smoking, body mass index, and physical fitness changes among male navy personnelCaroline A Macera
Warfighter Performance Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92106 5122, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 13:965-71. 2011..This study examined self-reported smoking status and change in objectively measured fitness over 1-4 years while controlling for body mass index (BMI)...
- The association of self-reported measures with poor training outcomes among male and female U.S. Navy recruitsDaniel W Trone
Department of Behavioral Science and Epidemiology, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
Mil Med 178:43-9. 2013....
- Factors associated with discharge during marine corps basic trainingJared P Reis
Department of Behavioral Science and Epidemiology, Naval Health Research Center, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186, USA
Mil Med 172:936-41. 2007....
- Cigarette smoking and military deployment: a prospective evaluationBesa Smith
Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92106 3521, USA
Am J Prev Med 35:539-46. 2008..The current study describes new smoking among never-smokers, smoking recidivism among past smokers, and change in daily smoking among smokers in relation to military deployment...
- Epidemiology of stress fracture and lower-extremity overuse injury in female recruitsMitchell J Rauh
Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1571-7. 2006..The purpose of this prospective study was to examine rates and risk factors for overuse injuries among 824 women during Marine Corps Recruit Depot basic training at Parris Island, SC, in 1999...
- Effect of traumatic brain injury among U.S. servicemembers with amputationMitchell J Rauh
Naval Health Research Center, Warfighter Performance Department, 140 Sylvester Rd, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 50:161-72. 2013..We recommend that providers treating servicemembers with limb loss should assess for TBI because those who sustained TBI required increased medical and rehabilitative care...
- Selected static anatomic measures predict overuse injuries in female recruitsMitchell J Rauh
Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
Mil Med 175:329-35. 2010..These findings suggest that multiple anatomic measures can be used to identify women entering MCRD basic training at risk for PFPS and SS injuries...
- Injuries from combat explosions in Iraq: injury type, location, and severitySusan L Eskridge
Department of Medical Modeling and Simulation, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, United States
Injury 43:1678-82. 2012..This study's objective was to determine the nature, body region, and severity of injuries caused by an explosion episode in male service personnel...
- Evaluation of a multi-component group exercise program for adults with arthritis: Fitness and Exercise for People with Arthritis (FEPA)Susan S Levy
San Diego State University, School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
Disabil Health J 5:305-11. 2012....
- Prevalence of total daily walking among US adults, 2002-2003Jared P Reis
Devision of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
J Phys Act Health 5:337-46. 2008..Walking for exercise is a popular leisure-time activity pursuit among US adults; however, little information is available about total daily walking...
- Translating physical activity recommendations into a pedometer-based step goal: 3000 steps in 30 minutesSimon J Marshall
School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 7251, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:410-5. 2009..Translating current physical activity recommendations into a pedometer-based guideline could increase the public health impact of physical activity interventions...
- Predicting sexual decline and dissatisfaction among older adults: the role of partnered and individual physical and mental health factorsMaggie L Syme
SDSU UCSD Cancer Center Comprehensive Partnership, San Diego, California 92120, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:323-32. 2013..To target improvement in older adult sexuality by understanding how a myriad of partnered and individual physical and mental health factors, often associated with aging, affect sexual unwellness...
- Race/ethnicity, social class, and leisure-time physical inactivitySimon J Marshall
Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, 5000 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:44-51. 2007....
- Dietary factors associated with adiponectin in Filipino-American womenSheila Medina-Torne
Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, USA
Ethn Dis 21:190-5. 2011..To explore the cross-sectional association of nutrient intake with adiponectin in Filipino-American women who had completed a validated food frequency questionnaire...
- Do christian denominations exhibit higher rates of alcohol consumption? A study of Korean American women in CaliforniaD Eastern Kang Sim
Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
J Relig Health 52:285-98. 2013..Path analysis suggested that specific denominations had both direct and indirect effects on the outcome of interest, and that religious commitment and drinking models served as moderators for this phenomenon...
- Weight changes among male Navy personnel deployed to Iraq or Kuwait in 2005-2008Caroline A Macera
Warfighter Performance, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106 5122, USA
Mil Med 176:500-6. 2011..Future studies should explore the combined effects of long deployments and short dwell times in maintaining the readiness of military personnel...
- Negative first-term outcomes associated with lower extremity injury during recruit training among female Marine Corps graduatesDaniel W Trone
Behavioral Science and Epidemiology Program, Musculoskeletal Injury Epidemiology, Naval Health Research Center, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122
Mil Med 172:83-9. 2007..Reenlistment was not associated with training injuries. Our findings indicate lower extremity injuries among women undergoing Marine Corps recruit training are associated with poor first-term outcomes even among those who graduate...
- Cardiovascular disease prevalence, associated risk factors, and plasma adiponectin levels among Filipino American womenCheryl P Magno
Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
Ethn Dis 18:458-63. 2008..This cross-sectional study was designed to examine the association between adiponectin and cardiovascular disease (CVD) among an understudied ethnic group of Filipino American women...
- The relation of leptin and insulin with obesity-related cardiovascular risk factors in US adultsJared P Reis
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, 0607, La Jolla, CA 92093 0607, USA
Atherosclerosis 200:150-60. 2008..However, we cannot rule out the possibility that leptin and insulin influence cardiovascular risk in women through independent effects on fibrinogen concentrations...
- Regional variation in surgical assessment of lymph nodes for staging among women with early-stage epithelial ovarian cancerKathleene T Ulanday
San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego, CA, USA
Gynecol Oncol 132:411-5. 2014..To investigate geographical and socioeconomic variations in performance of lymph node dissection for the evaluation of patients with early-stage epithelial ovarian cancer...
- Posttraumatic stress disorder after combat zone deployment among navy and marine corps men and womenCaroline A Macera
1 DHAPP, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 23:499-505. 2014..This finding could have meaningful implications for policies surrounding women in the military. ..
- Does acute maternal stress in pregnancy affect infant health outcomes? Examination of a large cohort of infants born after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001Skye M Endara
US Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
BMC Public Health 9:252. 2009..Infants in utero during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 may have been negatively affected by maternal stress. Studies to date have produced contradictory results...
- U.S. military deployment during 2001-2006: comparison of subjective and objective data sources in a large prospective health studyBesa Smith
Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
Ann Epidemiol 17:976-82. 2007..This study compared self-reported and electronic deployment data and explored differences in functional health...
- Comparison of the 2001 BRFSS and the IPAQ Physical Activity QuestionnairesBarbara E Ainsworth
Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1584-92. 2006..The comparability of the prevalence estimates has not been compared in U.S. adults. This study compares the physical activity prevalence estimates from the BRFSS and the IPAQ...
- Predictors of stress fracture susceptibility in young female recruitsRichard A Shaffer
Behavioral Science and Epidemiology Program, Musculoskeletal Injury Epidemiology, Naval Health Research Center, PO Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
Am J Sports Med 34:108-15. 2006..Stress fractures account for substantial morbidity for young women undergoing U.S. Marine Corps basic training...