Lisa M Klesges
Affiliation: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
- Review of external validity reporting in childhood obesity prevention researchLisa M Klesges
Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:216-23. 2008..To demonstrate this potential, recent reports of childhood obesity prevention interventions were evaluated on the extent to which external validity dimensions were reported...
- The Memphis Girls' health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS): an evaluation of the efficacy of a 2-year obesity prevention program in African American girlsRobert C Klesges
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline Street, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1007-14. 2010..To determine the efficacy of a 2-year obesity prevention program in African American girls...
- Self-perception and body image associations with body mass index among 8-10-year-old African American girlsMichelle B Stockton
Department of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 34:1144-54. 2009..The purpose of this study was to examine relationships among body mass index (BMI), self-perceptions, and body image discrepancy in African American (AA) girls...
- Memphis Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS): Phase 2: design and baselineRobert C Klesges
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences and St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 29:42-55. 2008..The GEMS obesity prevention intervention targets improved diet and increased physical activity to reduce excessive weight gain in healthy African-American girls of ages 8-10...
- Prevalence and characteristics of energy underreporting in African-American girlsJennifer Q Lanctot
Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1407-12. 2008..To determine the frequency and characteristics of energy intake underreporting in African-American preadolescent girls as part of the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS)...
- Beginning with the application in mind: designing and planning health behavior change interventions to enhance disseminationLisa M Klesges
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Ann Behav Med 29:66-75. 2005..older adults, adults, children, and adolescents). Further, possible discrepancies between site populations of varying health statuses are discussed, and an ecological framework is proposed for use in future investigations on retention...
- Comparisons between African American girls' and parents' perceptions of girls' weight concerns and weight control behaviorsWilliam T Dalton
University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA
Eat Disord 15:231-46. 2007..However, more stringent agreement coefficients indicated generally poor concordance between girls and parents. The modified McKnight may be useful for assessing awareness of these issues...
- Characteristics of Air Force personnel who choose pharmacological aids for smoking cessation following an involuntary tobacco ban and tobacco control programRobert C Klesges
Saint Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
Health Psychol 26:588-97. 2007..The objective of this study was to compare characteristics of smokers who did and did not report use of cessation aids as part of a tobacco control program in a military setting (n = 8994)...
- Social desirability bias in self-reported dietary, physical activity and weight concerns measures in 8- to 10-year-old African-American girls: results from the Girls Health Enrichment Multisite Studies (GEMS)Lisa M Klesges
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, 38163, USA
Prev Med 38:S78-87. 2004..Social desirability (SocD) may bias children's self-reported health behaviors and attitudes and confound relationships with health outcome measures...
- Use of nicotine replacement therapy in adolescent smokers and nonsmokersLisa M Klesges
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N. Pauline, Suite 633, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:517-22. 2003..Efforts are needed to discourage NRT use in nonsmoking youth and to encourage appropriate use of NRT in young smokers to maximize its potential for successful cessation...
- An assessment of obese and non obese girls' metabolic rate during television viewing, reading, and restingTheodore V Cooper
Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 University Avenue, El Paso, Texas 79968 0553, USA
Eat Behav 7:105-14. 2006..Future studies should focus on energy intake, physical inactivity, or combinations of these with metabolic rate in seeking specific mechanisms responsible for television viewing related to obesity...
- The relationship between caffeine and blood pressure in preadolescent African American girlsJagadeshwar G Reddy
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Ethn Dis 18:283-8. 2008..The primary objective of this study was to assess the cross-sectional relationship between caffeine intake and blood pressure in 8- to 10-year-old African American girls who eat an unrestricted diet...
- African-American girls' dietary intake while watching televisionDonna M Matheson
Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 211 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
Obes Res 12:32S-37S. 2004....
- Anthropometric, parental, and psychosocial correlates of dietary intake of African-American girlsKaren W Cullen
Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
Obes Res 12:20S-31S. 2004....
- Psychometric properties of optimism and pessimism: results from the Girls' Health Enrichment Multisite StudiesWendell C Taylor
Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research CHPPR, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
Prev Med 38:S69-77. 2004..This study found that pessimism may positively or negatively influence efforts to increase health-promoting behaviors. Future research should confirm and clarify the meaning of these findings...
- Measurement characteristics of weight concern and dieting measures in 8-10-year-old African-American girls from GEMS pilot studiesNancy E Sherwood
School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
Prev Med 38:S50-9. 2004..Reliability and validity were established for weight concern measures completed by 8-10-year-old African-American girls participating in a pilot obesity prevention program...
- Measurement characteristics of activity-related psychosocial measures in 8- to 10-year-old African-American girls in the Girls Health Enrichment Multisite Study (GEMS)Nancy E Sherwood
Health Partners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
Prev Med 38:S60-8. 2004....
- The examination of two short dietary assessment methods, within the context of multiple behavioral change interventions in adult populations. IntroductionShirley A A Beresford
Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-7236, USA
J Nutr 138:183S-184S. 2008
- Abuse behavior inventory: cutpoint, validity, and characterization of discrepanciesTherese Zink
Dept of Family and Community Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
J Interpers Violence 22:921-31. 2007..Correlation between the ABI and CTS2 is .76, with subscale correlations of .74 between ABI psychological and CTS2 verbal aggression, and .71 between ABI physical and CTS2 physical aggression, injury, and sexual coercion...
- Innovative application of a multidimensional item response model in assessing the influence of social desirability on the pseudo-relationship between self-efficacy and behaviorKathy Watson
Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Health Educ Res 21:i85-97. 2006..However, as shown in the observed sample, more research is needed to understand the influence of SocD on the relationship between self-efficacy and behaviors for different populations and for different degrees of SocD response bias...
- Utilization of counseling and supportive services by female victims of domestic abuseKris R Henning
Administration of Justice, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
Violence Vict 17:623-36. 2002..Limitations of the study and implications for service providers and the courts are discussed...
- Reporting of validity from school health promotion studies published in 12 leading journals, 1996-2000Paul Estabrooks
Dept of Kinesiology, and Office of Community Health, Kansas State University, 8 Natatorium, OCH, KSU, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
J Sch Health 73:21-8. 2003..To increase the potential to translate controlled research to "real-world" practice conditions, a stronger emphasis should be placed on reporting the representativeness of the sample of students and schools...
- The future of health behavior change research: what is needed to improve translation of research into health promotion practice?Russell E Glasgow
Kaiser Permanente Colorado and AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
Ann Behav Med 27:3-12. 2004..It is well documented that the results of most behavioral and health promotion studies have not been translated into practice...
- Access of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy products to minorsKaren C Johnson
Department of Preventive Medicine, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis 38163, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:212-6. 2004..It is not clear how easily minors are able to purchase NRT products in retail markets...
- Measurement of outcomes, mediators, and moderators in behavioral obesity prevention researchTom Baranowski
Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
Prev Med 38:S1-13. 2004..This attenuation may indicate that interventions were not effective, when in truth they were. There has been little assessment of the quality of measurement in obesity prevention trials...
- Measurement characteristics of diet-related psychosocial questionnaires among African-American parents and their 8- to 10-year-old daughters: results from the Girls' health Enrichment Multi-site StudiesKaren W Cullen
Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
Prev Med 38:S34-42. 2004..This paper presents the reliability and validity of several diet-related psychosocial questionnaires...
- Practical and relevant self-report measures of patient health behaviors for primary care researchRussell E Glasgow
Kaiser Permanente, Denver, CO, USA
Ann Fam Med 3:73-81. 2005..It then proposes pragmatic measures for use in practice-based research...
- External validity: we need to do moreRussell E Glasgow
Ann Behav Med 31:105-8. 2006
- Behavior change intervention research in healthcare settings: a review of recent reports with emphasis on external validityRussell E Glasgow
AMC Cancer Research Center, Center for Behavioral and Community Studies, Denver, Colorado 80214, USA
Am J Prev Med 23:62-9. 2002..This paper reviews the extent to which this research has reported on elements of internal and external validity, with emphasis on the extent to which research has been conducted in representative settings with representative populations...