G M Felton

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reliability of pedometer-determined free-living physical activity data in college women
    Gwen M Felton
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 77:304-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in young African American women
    Gwen M Felton
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Health Care Women Int 23:905-18. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Tracking of avoidance of alcohol use and smoking behavior in a fifth grade cohort over three years
    G Felton
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Public Health Nurs 16:32-40. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical activity stages of change in African American women: implications for nurse practitioners
    G M Felton
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Nurse Pract Forum 11:116-23. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Differences in physical activity between black and white girls living in rural and urban areas
    Gwen M Felton
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Sch Health 72:250-5. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity behavior in rural youth
    R R Pate
    School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 68:241-8. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Health-promoting behaviors of rural adolescent women
    G M Felton
    Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Women Health 27:67-80. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of initiation of early sex in black and white adolescent females
    Gwen M Felton
    Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Public Health Nurs 19:59-67. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activities and sedentary pursuits in African American and Caucasian girls
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 75:352-60. 2004
  10. pmc Adoption and implementation of physical activity and dietary counseling by community health center providers and nurses
    Sara Wilcox
    Dept of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:602-12. 2010

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Reliability of pedometer-determined free-living physical activity data in college women
    Gwen M Felton
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 77:304-8. 2006
    ..These findings provide important evidence of the reliability of pedometer-determined physical activity data and are of practical importance to study design...
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in young African American women
    Gwen M Felton
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Health Care Women Int 23:905-18. 2002
    ..However, health professionals' influence was positively correlated with weight reduction but not physical activity participation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Tracking of avoidance of alcohol use and smoking behavior in a fifth grade cohort over three years
    G Felton
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Public Health Nurs 16:32-40. 1999
    ..Communities, schools, and families can help adolescents avoid alcohol use and smoking through early prevention efforts...
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical activity stages of change in African American women: implications for nurse practitioners
    G M Felton
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Nurse Pract Forum 11:116-23. 2000
    ..This article provides information on ways to use the stages of change and associated factors to move patients from inactivity to activity and help them remain active in the long term...
  5. ncbi request reprint Differences in physical activity between black and white girls living in rural and urban areas
    Gwen M Felton
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Sch Health 72:250-5. 2002
    ..Rural White girls and urban Black girls had more favorable attitudes toward physical activity. Access to sports equipment, perceived safety of neighborhood, and physical activity self-efficacy were higher in White girls than Black girls...
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity behavior in rural youth
    R R Pate
    School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 68:241-8. 1997
    ..In summary, gender and the amount of television watching were found to be the most important correlates of physical activity in rural, predominantly African American youth...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health-promoting behaviors of rural adolescent women
    G M Felton
    Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Women Health 27:67-80. 1998
    ..Self-image was the most salient predictor of health-promoting behavior, explaining 33% of the variance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of initiation of early sex in black and white adolescent females
    Gwen M Felton
    Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Public Health Nurs 19:59-67. 2002
    ..Early intercourse was significantly associated with unprotected first intercourse. Our findings suggest that interventions may need to be tailored for different risk groups within Black populations of adolescent girls...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activities and sedentary pursuits in African American and Caucasian girls
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 75:352-60. 2004
    ..Cultural differences of groups should be considered when planning interventions to promote physical activity...
  10. pmc Adoption and implementation of physical activity and dietary counseling by community health center providers and nurses
    Sara Wilcox
    Dept of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:602-12. 2010
    ..Few studies report on adoption and implementation in routine practice. This study reports training, adoption, and implementation of an intervention to promote physical activity (PA) and dietary counseling in community health centers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Physical activity correlates in adolescent girls who differ by weight status
    Dianne S Ward
    Department of Nutrition, CB 7461, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:97-105. 2006
    ..This study compared correlates of physical activity (PA) among African-American and white girls of different weight groups to guide future interventions...
  12. pmc Black, Hispanic, and white girls' perceptions of environmental and social support and enjoyment of physical activity
    Mira Grieser
    Department of Kinesiology, Health and Human Performance Building, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Sch Health 78:314-20. 2008
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  13. pmc Policies and opportunities for physical activity in middle school environments
    Deborah R Young
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, 2312 Health and Human Performance Building, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Sch Health 77:41-7. 2007
    ..This study examined physical activity opportunities and barriers at 36 geographically diverse middle schools participating in the Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls...