Caroline A Macera

Summary

Affiliation: Naval Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Postdeployment symptom changes and traumatic brain injury and/or posttraumatic stress disorder in men
    Caroline 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
  3. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking, body mass index, and physical fitness changes among male navy personnel
    Caroline A Macera
    Warfighter Performance Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92106 5122, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:965-71. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint The association of self-reported measures with poor training outcomes among male and female U.S. Navy recruits
    Daniel 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with discharge during marine corps basic training
    Jared 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of stress fracture and lower-extremity overuse injury in female recruits
    Mitchell J Rauh
    Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1571-7. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and military deployment: a prospective evaluation
    Besa 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Selected static anatomic measures predict overuse injuries in female recruits
    Mitchell J Rauh
    Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    Mil Med 175:329-35. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Combat blast injuries: injury severity and posttraumatic stress disorder interaction on career outcomes in male servicemembers
    Susan L Eskridge
    Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Rd, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 50:7-16. 2013
  10. doi request reprint 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

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Postdeployment symptom changes and traumatic brain injury and/or posttraumatic stress disorder in men
    Caroline 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...
  3. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking, body mass index, and physical fitness changes among male navy personnel
    Caroline 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)...
  4. ncbi request reprint The association of self-reported measures with poor training outcomes among male and female U.S. Navy recruits
    Daniel 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
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with discharge during marine corps basic training
    Jared 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
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of stress fracture and lower-extremity overuse injury in female recruits
    Mitchell 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...
  7. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and military deployment: a prospective evaluation
    Besa 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Selected static anatomic measures predict overuse injuries in female recruits
    Mitchell 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Combat blast injuries: injury severity and posttraumatic stress disorder interaction on career outcomes in male servicemembers
    Susan 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...
  10. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Injuries from combat explosions in Iraq: Injury type, location, and severity
    Susan 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...
  12. doi request reprint Translating physical activity recommendations into a pedometer-based step goal: 3000 steps in 30 minutes
    Simon 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of total daily walking among US adults, 2002-2003
    Jared 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...
  14. pmc Predicting sexual decline and dissatisfaction among older adults: the role of partnered and individual physical and mental health factors
    Maggie 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity, social class, and leisure-time physical inactivity
    Simon 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
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Dietary factors associated with adiponectin in Filipino-American women
    Sheila 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of traumatic brain injury among U.S. servicemembers with amputation
    Mitchell 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Weight changes among male Navy personnel deployed to Iraq or Kuwait in 2005-2008
    Caroline 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Negative first-term outcomes associated with lower extremity injury during recruit training among female Marine Corps graduates
    Daniel 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint The relation of leptin and insulin with obesity-related cardiovascular risk factors in US adults
    Jared 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease prevalence, associated risk factors, and plasma adiponectin levels among Filipino American women
    Cheryl 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...
  22. pmc 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, 2001
    Skye 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint U.S. military deployment during 2001-2006: comparison of subjective and objective data sources in a large prospective health study
    Besa 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the 2001 BRFSS and the IPAQ Physical Activity Questionnaires
    Barbara 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predictors of stress fracture susceptibility in young female recruits
    Richard 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...
  26. pmc Do christian denominations exhibit higher rates of alcohol consumption? A study of Korean American women in California
    D 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...