Marc A Adams

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Neighborhood environment profiles for physical activity among older adults
    Marc A Adams
    University of California, San Diego, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:757-69. 2012
  2. pmc Reconceptualizing decisional balance in an adolescent sun protection intervention: mediating effects and theoretical interpretations
    Marc A Adams
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health Health Behavior Science, San Diego State University University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Health Psychol 28:217-25. 2009
  3. pmc Do neighborhood environments moderate the effect of physical activity lifestyle interventions in adults?
    Jacqueline Kerr
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, Calit2, Atkinson Hall, 3rd Floor, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Health Place 16:903-8. 2010
  4. ncbi Validation of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) items using geographic information systems
    Marc A Adams
    Dept of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:S113-23. 2009
  5. pmc A latent profile analysis of neighborhood recreation environments in relation to adolescent physical activity, sedentary time, and obesity
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:411-9. 2010
  6. pmc Crossing borders: the impact of the California Tobacco Control Program on both sides of the US-Mexico border
    Ana P Martinez-Donate
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:258-67. 2008
  7. pmc Neighborhood environment profiles related to physical activity and weight status: a latent profile analysis
    Marc A Adams
    San Diego State University, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Prev Med 52:326-31. 2011
  8. pmc A text message-based intervention for weight loss: randomized controlled trial
    Kevin Patrick
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e1. 2009
  9. ncbi A randomized trial of a multicomponent intervention for adolescent sun protection behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:146-52. 2007
  10. doi Latent growth curve modeling of adolescent physical activity: testing parallel process and mediation models
    Scott C Roesch
    San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    J Health Psychol 14:313-25. 2009

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi Neighborhood environment profiles for physical activity among older adults
    Marc A Adams
    University of California, San Diego, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:757-69. 2012
    ..To explore among older adults whether multivariate neighborhood profiles were associated with physical activity (PA) and BMI...
  2. pmc Reconceptualizing decisional balance in an adolescent sun protection intervention: mediating effects and theoretical interpretations
    Marc A Adams
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health Health Behavior Science, San Diego State University University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Health Psychol 28:217-25. 2009
    ..Understanding interrelationships between decisions, behavior, and consequences from multiple-theoretical perspectives can advance theory and inform development of more effective interventions...
  3. pmc Do neighborhood environments moderate the effect of physical activity lifestyle interventions in adults?
    Jacqueline Kerr
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, Calit2, Atkinson Hall, 3rd Floor, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Health Place 16:903-8. 2010
    ..Overweight women were more likely to increase their physical activity over time if they perceived better safety from traffic. This study suggests that psychosocial interventions can help men overcome environmental barriers to walking...
  4. ncbi Validation of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) items using geographic information systems
    Marc A Adams
    Dept of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:S113-23. 2009
    ..Concurrent validity of Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) items was evaluated with objective measures of the built environment using geographic information systems (GIS)...
  5. pmc A latent profile analysis of neighborhood recreation environments in relation to adolescent physical activity, sedentary time, and obesity
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:411-9. 2010
    ..OBJECTIVEV: This study examined whether multivariate profiles of the neighborhood recreation environment were associated with adolescent physical activity, sedentary time, and obesity...
  6. pmc Crossing borders: the impact of the California Tobacco Control Program on both sides of the US-Mexico border
    Ana P Martinez-Donate
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:258-67. 2008
    ..Similar programs should be implemented in other regions; they have widespread effects on social norms and behaviors related to smoking and environmental tobacco smoke and can help achieve tobacco control across nations...
  7. pmc Neighborhood environment profiles related to physical activity and weight status: a latent profile analysis
    Marc A Adams
    San Diego State University, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Prev Med 52:326-31. 2011
    ..The current analysis explored whether a range of reported BE features associated with adults' physical activity produced distinct multivariate patterns, and tested whether adults' PA and body mass differed by BE profiles...
  8. pmc A text message-based intervention for weight loss: randomized controlled trial
    Kevin Patrick
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e1. 2009
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  9. ncbi A randomized trial of a multicomponent intervention for adolescent sun protection behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:146-52. 2007
    ..Interventions to improve sun protection behaviors in childhood have been based primarily in school and community settings, with little attention to the role of primary care physicians...
  10. doi Latent growth curve modeling of adolescent physical activity: testing parallel process and mediation models
    Scott C Roesch
    San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    J Health Psychol 14:313-25. 2009
    ..However, mediation analyses did not reveal statistically significant intervention-mediated effects...
  11. pmc Translating physical activity recommendations for overweight adolescents to steps per day
    Marc A Adams
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:137-40. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the steps/day that correctly classifies adolescents as meeting the 60-minute recommendation using objective measures...
  12. pmc Comparison of older and newer generations of ActiGraph accelerometers with the normal filter and the low frequency extension
    Kelli L Cain
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:51. 2013
    ..This study compared step counts and physical activity collected with the 7164 and GT3X + using the Normal Filter and the LFE (GT3X+N and GT3X+LFE, respectively)...
  13. pmc Fruit and vegetable intake and eating behaviors mediate the effect of a randomized text-message based weight loss program
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Prev Med 56:3-7. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that fruit/vegetable intake and eating behaviors mediate the relationship between experimental condition and weight loss in a randomized trial evaluating a text-message based weight loss program...
  14. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether associations between perceived attributes of neighborhood environments and physical activity differed by country...
  15. ncbi Promoting stair use by modeling: an experimental application of the Behavioral Ecological Model
    Marc A Adams
    PhD, MPH, Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:101-9. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the effect of behavioral modeling and social factors promoting stair use...
  16. pmc Season of interview and self-report of summer sun protection behaviors
    Marc A Adams
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health Health Behavior Science, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:153-62. 2009
    ..Based on these findings, when interviewing adults about summer sun safety behavior, we recommend conducting the interviews during the summer season or shortly thereafter to reduce potential recall biases...
  17. pmc Teaching research methods to graduate students in public health
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:248-54. 2008
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi Correlates of home smoking bans among Mexican-Americans
    Ana P Martinez-Donate
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:229-36. 2007
    ..Design. A telephone survey on tobacco use and home policies was conducted using stratified, random sampling of listed phone numbers...