KIRSTEN DAVISON

Summary

Affiliation: University at Albany
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Participation in aesthetic sports and girls' weight concerns at ages 5 and 7 years
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 31:312-7. 2002
  2. pmc Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between TV viewing and girls' body mass index, overweight status, and percentage of body fat
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, New York, USA
    J Pediatr 149:32-7. 2006
  3. pmc Why are early maturing girls less active? Links between pubertal development, psychological well-being, and physical activity among girls at ages 11 and 13
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12309, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:2391-404. 2007
  4. pmc Measuring parental support for children's physical activity in white and African American parents: the Activity Support Scale for Multiple Groups (ACTS-MG)
    KIRSTEN K DAVISON
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, University at Albany SUNY, One University Place, Rm 183, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Prev Med 52:39-43. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Hop, skip... no! Explaining adolescent girls' disinclination for physical activity
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:290-302. 2010
  6. pmc The consequence of encouraging girls to be active for weight loss
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    University at Albany SUNY, Albany, NY, United States
    Soc Sci Med 70:518-25. 2010
  7. doi request reprint School performance, lack of facilities, and safety concerns: barriers to parents' support of their children's physical activity
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany, State University of New York, One University Place, Room 183, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:315-9. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Overweight girls who internalize fat stereotypes report low psychosocial well-being
    KIRSTEN K DAVISON
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:S30-8. 2008
  9. pmc Children's active commuting to school: current knowledge and future directions
    KIRSTEN K DAVISON
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, University at Albany, SUNY, One University Place, Rm 183, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A100. 2008
  10. pmc Pathways linking perceived athletic competence and parental support at age 9 years to girls' physical activity at age 11 years
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer 12144, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 77:23-31. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Predictors of Adolescent Girls Physical Activity
    KIRSTEN DAVISON; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Participation in aesthetic sports and girls' weight concerns at ages 5 and 7 years
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 31:312-7. 2002
    ..The relationship between participation in aesthetic, or appearance-oriented, sports and weight concerns was assessed among young girls...
  2. pmc Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between TV viewing and girls' body mass index, overweight status, and percentage of body fat
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, New York, USA
    J Pediatr 149:32-7. 2006
    ..To assess cross-sectional and longitudinal relations between television (TV) viewing and girls' body mass index (BMI), weight status, and percentage of body fat...
  3. pmc Why are early maturing girls less active? Links between pubertal development, psychological well-being, and physical activity among girls at ages 11 and 13
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12309, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:2391-404. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc Measuring parental support for children's physical activity in white and African American parents: the Activity Support Scale for Multiple Groups (ACTS-MG)
    KIRSTEN K DAVISON
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, University at Albany SUNY, One University Place, Rm 183, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Prev Med 52:39-43. 2011
    ..The Activity Support Scale (ACTS) was expanded for use with African American families. Its factorial invariance and internal reliability were examined for non-Hispanic white and African American parents...
  5. doi request reprint Hop, skip... no! Explaining adolescent girls' disinclination for physical activity
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:290-302. 2010
    ..This study aimed to develop and validate the Girls' Disinclination for Physical Activity Scale (G-DAS)and implement the scale along with an objective measure of physical activity (PA) in a longitudinal sample of adolescent girls...
  6. pmc The consequence of encouraging girls to be active for weight loss
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    University at Albany SUNY, Albany, NY, United States
    Soc Sci Med 70:518-25. 2010
    ..Findings are consistent with research on parental child feeding practices, where parental control has been linked with unintended negative dietary and psychosocial outcomes among children...
  7. doi request reprint School performance, lack of facilities, and safety concerns: barriers to parents' support of their children's physical activity
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany, State University of New York, One University Place, Room 183, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:315-9. 2009
    ..To identify barriers to parents' support of their children's physical activity (PA) and to develop a survey to assess such barriers...
  8. doi request reprint Overweight girls who internalize fat stereotypes report low psychosocial well-being
    KIRSTEN K DAVISON
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:S30-8. 2008
    ..This study examines developmental change and intraindividual stability in girls' fat stereotypes and associations between girls' internalization of stereotypes and their psychosocial well-being...
  9. pmc Children's active commuting to school: current knowledge and future directions
    KIRSTEN K DAVISON
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, University at Albany, SUNY, One University Place, Rm 183, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A100. 2008
    ..We summarize research on predictors and health consequences of active commuting to school and outline and evaluate programs specific to children's walking and bicycling to school...
  10. pmc Pathways linking perceived athletic competence and parental support at age 9 years to girls' physical activity at age 11 years
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer 12144, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 77:23-31. 2006
    ..Findings highlight the importance of encouraging parents to make a special effort to support physical activity among girls who do not perceive themselves as being athletically competent...
  11. pmc Reexamining obesigenic families: parents' obesity-related behaviors predict girls' change in BMI
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany, State University of New York, One University Place, Room 183, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Obes Res 13:1980-90. 2005
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  12. pmc Links between parents' and girls' television viewing behaviors: a longitudinal examination
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, State University of New York at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    J Pediatr 147:436-42. 2005
    ..This longitudinal study examines links between parents' television (TV)-related parenting practices and their daughter's daily TV viewing hours...
  13. pmc Lean and weight stable: behavioral predictors and psychological correlates
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany, School of Public Health, One University Place, Room 175, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456
    Obes Res 12:1085-93. 2004
    ..To examine behavioral characteristics associated with being lean and weight stable during adulthood...
  14. pmc Predictors of fat stereotypes among 9-year-old girls and their parents
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    Obes Res 12:86-94. 2004
    ..To assess familial links in fat stereotypes and predictors of stereotypes among girls and their parents...
  15. pmc Parents' activity-related parenting practices predict girls' physical activity
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    University at Albany, SUNY, School of Public Health, Rennselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1589-95. 2003
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  16. doi request reprint Change in parent and peer support across ages 9 to 15 yr and adolescent girls' physical activity
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, University at Albany, Albany NY, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1816-25. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint Personal fulfillment motivates adolescents to be physically active
    Katie Haverly
    State University of New York at Albany, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:1115-20. 2005
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  18. pmc Processes linking weight status and self-concept among girls from ages 5 to 7 years
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Dev Psychol 38:735-48. 2002
    ..In addition, the duration and timing of parent criticism across ages 5 and 7 mediated the association between girls' weight status at age 5 and perceived peer acceptance at age 7...
  19. pmc A longitudinal examination of patterns in girls' weight concerns and body dissatisfaction from ages 5 to 9 years
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, S 110 Henderson Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 33:320-32. 2003
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  20. pmc Percent body fat at age 5 predicts earlier pubertal development among girls at age 9
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Pediatrics 111:815-21. 2003
    ..This study examines the causal direction of the relationship between weight status and pubertal timing in girls using a longitudinal sample of 183 white girls followed from ages 5 to 9...
  21. pmc A longitudinal assessment of the links between physical activity and self-esteem in early adolescent non-Hispanic females
    Dorothy L Schmalz
    Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29634, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:559-65. 2007
    ..In this study, we use data from a longitudinal study to explore the links between participation in physical activity and global self-esteem among girls from childhood into early adolescence and the direction of this relationship...
  22. pmc Advanced pubertal status at age 11 and lower physical activity in adolescent girls
    Birgitta L Baker
    Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 151:488-93. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between pubertal timing and physical activity...
  23. pmc Learning to overeat: maternal use of restrictive feeding practices promotes girls' eating in the absence of hunger
    Leann L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:215-20. 2003
    ..Experimental findings causally link restrictive child-feeding practices to overeating in children. However, longitudinal data are needed to determine the extent to which restrictive feeding practices promote overeating...
  24. ncbi request reprint Percentage of body fat and body mass index are associated with mobility limitations in people aged 70 and older from NHANES III
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16801, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1802-9. 2002
    ..To assess the association between functional limitations and body composition indices, including percentage of body fat, muscle mass, and body mass index (BMI)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Determinants of eating attitudes among overweight and non-overweight adolescents
    Danielle Symons Downs
    Exercise Psychology Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:138-45. 2007
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Research Grants4

  1. Predictors of Adolescent Girls Physical Activity
    KIRSTEN DAVISON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such information is essential to designing effective prevention programs that promote recommended levels of physical activity during adolescence. ..