Alexandra Adams

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Healthy Children, Strong Families intervention: design and community participation
    Alexandra K Adams
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 1100 Delaplaine Ct, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    J Prim Prev 33:175-85. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Low recognition of childhood overweight and disease risk among Native-American caregivers
    Alexandra K Adams
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, 777 South Mills Street, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    Obes Res 13:146-52. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of maternal smoking with overweight at age 3 y in American Indian children
    Alexandra K Adams
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:393-8. 2005
  4. pmc Correlates of physical activity in young American Indian children: lessons learned from the Wisconsin Nutrition and Growth Study
    Alexandra Adams
    Department of Family Medicine, Collaborative Center for Health Equity, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:394-400. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Constructs of health and environment inform child obesity prevention in American Indian communities
    Alexandra K Adams
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:311-7. 2008
  6. pmc Cancer health disparities persist among African Americans in Wisconsin
    Nathan R Jones
    University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 610 Walnut St WARF 370E, Madison WI 53705, USA
    WMJ 109:267-73. 2010
  7. pmc Dietary intakes and physical activity among preschool-aged children living in rural American Indian communities before a family-based healthy lifestyle intervention
    Tara L LaRowe
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1049-57. 2010
  8. pmc Development of a culturally appropriate, home-based nutrition and physical activity curriculum for Wisconsin American Indian families
    Tara L LaRowe
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, 777 South Mills Street, Madison, WI 53714, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A109. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Beverage patterns, diet quality, and body mass index of US preschool and school-aged children
    Tara L LaRowe
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1124-33. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome: what's in a name?
    Deborah P Wubben
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, 600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53714, USA
    WMJ 105:17-20. 2006

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint The Healthy Children, Strong Families intervention: design and community participation
    Alexandra K Adams
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 1100 Delaplaine Ct, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    J Prim Prev 33:175-85. 2012
    ..This article describes the study design and data collection strategies, including outcome measures, with emphasis on the communities' input in all aspects of the research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Low recognition of childhood overweight and disease risk among Native-American caregivers
    Alexandra K Adams
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, 777 South Mills Street, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    Obes Res 13:146-52. 2005
    ..We also assessed caregiver attributes associated with levels of concern for risk of future overweight and chronic disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of maternal smoking with overweight at age 3 y in American Indian children
    Alexandra K Adams
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:393-8. 2005
    ..Prevalence rates of overweight are higher among American Indian children than among any other ethnic group, but little research has explored contributing influences...
  4. pmc Correlates of physical activity in young American Indian children: lessons learned from the Wisconsin Nutrition and Growth Study
    Alexandra Adams
    Department of Family Medicine, Collaborative Center for Health Equity, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:394-400. 2010
    ..Our study, the Wisconsin Nutrition and Growth Study, aimed to understand the prevalence and contributing factors to pediatric obesity in Wisconsin tribes and provide the foundation for intervention design...
  5. doi request reprint Constructs of health and environment inform child obesity prevention in American Indian communities
    Alexandra K Adams
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:311-7. 2008
    ..More effective prevention programs might be designed using insights into linkages between parental health beliefs, environmental constraints and healthy lifestyle choices...
  6. pmc Cancer health disparities persist among African Americans in Wisconsin
    Nathan R Jones
    University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 610 Walnut St WARF 370E, Madison WI 53705, USA
    WMJ 109:267-73. 2010
    ..Cancer incidence and mortality rates have decreased over the last few decades, yet not all groups have benefited equally from these successes. This has resulted in increased disparities in cancer burden among various population groups...
  7. pmc Dietary intakes and physical activity among preschool-aged children living in rural American Indian communities before a family-based healthy lifestyle intervention
    Tara L LaRowe
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1049-57. 2010
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  8. pmc Development of a culturally appropriate, home-based nutrition and physical activity curriculum for Wisconsin American Indian families
    Tara L LaRowe
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, 777 South Mills Street, Madison, WI 53714, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A109. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Beverage patterns, diet quality, and body mass index of US preschool and school-aged children
    Tara L LaRowe
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1124-33. 2007
    ..To evaluate diet quality and body mass index (BMI) by beverage patterns in children aged 2 to 11 years...
  10. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome: what's in a name?
    Deborah P Wubben
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, 600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53714, USA
    WMJ 105:17-20. 2006
    ..But is the definition realistic, or helpful? This paper looks at the current definitions of metabolic syndrome and the bearing it has on clinicians both now and in the future...
  11. pmc Effects of dietary fatty acid composition on 24-h energy expenditure and chronic disease risk factors in men
    Jamie A Cooper
    Departments of Nutritional Sciences and Family Practice, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1350-6. 2009
    ..Controlled feeding studies and measures of short-term resting energy expenditure (REE) have suggested that the type of dietary fat may alter energy expenditure (EE)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Validation of deuterium-labeled fatty acids for the measurement of dietary fat oxidation during physical activity
    Aarthi Raman
    Interdepartmental Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    J Lipid Res 45:2339-44. 2004
    ..96x + 0; P <0.0001) when used to measure fatty acid oxidation during exercise. Thus, d31-palmitate can be used in outpatient settings as it eliminates the need for acetate correction and frequent sampling...
  13. ncbi request reprint The theory and application of UW ehealth-PHINEX, a clinical electronic health record-public health information exchange
    Theresa W Guilbert
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, Box 9988 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    WMJ 111:124-33. 2012
    ..Electronic health records (EHRs) hold the promise of improving clinical quality and population health while reducing health care costs. However, it is not clear how these goals can be achieved in practice...
  14. ncbi request reprint Learning to work together: developing academic and community research partnerships
    Alexandra Adams
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53715 1896, USA
    WMJ 103:15-9. 2004
    ..However, academic physicians and researchers usually are not trained to work with communities as partners...
  15. ncbi request reprint Exercise increases the proportion of fat utilization during short-term consumption of a high-fat diet
    Kent C Hansen
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:109-16. 2007
    ..Increases in energy substrate oxidation occur at different rates after an increase in either fat or carbohydrate intake. Adaptations to increased fat intake are relatively slow and are influenced by activity level...

Research Grants4

  1. Obesity and cardiac Risk in American Indian Children
    Alexandra Adams; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Candidate: This K23 award will facilitate Dr. Alexandra Adams' development as a patient-oriented scientist with a long-term goal of becoming a high-quality, independent ..
  2. Healthy Children, Strong Families and Supportive Communities Intervention
    Alexandra Adams; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Ultimately, this multilevel project should reduce morbidity and mortality from obesity and its sequelae in a population of high-risk American Indian children. It will also lay the foundation for future collaborative research efforts. ..