Martha Y Kubik

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms in young adolescents
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:546-53. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Food-related beliefs, eating behavior, and classroom food practices of middle school teachers
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 6101 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard St, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 0342, USA
    J Sch Health 72:339-45. 2002
  3. pmc Sociodemographic differences in selected eating practices among alternative high school students
    Chrisa Arcan
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:823-9. 2009
  4. pmc Association between food opportunities during the school day and selected dietary behaviors of alternative high school students, Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minnesota, 2006
    Chrisa Arcan
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 South 2nd St, Ste 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A08. 2011
  5. pmc Healthy Home Offerings via the Mealtime Environment (HOME): feasibility, acceptability, and outcomes of a pilot study
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S69-74. 2010
  6. pmc A healthy trend: less food used in fundraising and as rewards and incentives in Minnesota middle and high schools
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 5 140 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:683-6. 2013
  7. pmc Perceived barriers mediate the association between self-efficacy and fruit and vegetable consumption among students attending alternative high schools
    Meg Bruening
    School of Nursing, Biostatistical Design and Analysis Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1542-6. 2010
  8. pmc Focus groups with working parents of school-aged children: what's needed to improve family meals?
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 308 Harvard Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 43:189-93. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Providing obesity prevention counseling to children during a primary care clinic visit: results from a pilot study
    Martha Y Kubik
    University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 5 160 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1902-6. 2008
  10. pmc Two years later: wellness councils and healthier vending in a cohort of middle and high schools
    Martha Y Kubik
    Population Health and Systems Cooperative Unit, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:550-2. 2011

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms in young adolescents
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:546-53. 2003
    ..To assess prevalence of elevated depressive symptoms in young adolescents and examine associations between symptoms and sociodemographic and behavioral factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Food-related beliefs, eating behavior, and classroom food practices of middle school teachers
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 6101 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard St, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 0342, USA
    J Sch Health 72:339-45. 2002
    ..School and health professionals should continue to advocate for schoolwide policies and programs that support students and teachers if the goal of an integrated healthy school food environment is to be realized...
  3. pmc Sociodemographic differences in selected eating practices among alternative high school students
    Chrisa Arcan
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:823-9. 2009
    ..Students attending alternative high schools are an at-risk group of youth for poor health behaviors and obesity. However, little is known about their dietary practices...
  4. pmc Association between food opportunities during the school day and selected dietary behaviors of alternative high school students, Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minnesota, 2006
    Chrisa Arcan
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 South 2nd St, Ste 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A08. 2011
    ..We examined correlations between food opportunities during the school day and selected dietary behaviors of students attending alternative high schools...
  5. pmc Healthy Home Offerings via the Mealtime Environment (HOME): feasibility, acceptability, and outcomes of a pilot study
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S69-74. 2010
    ..Not all findings were sustained at 6-month follow-up. Obesity prevention programming with families in community settings is feasible and well accepted. Results demonstrate the potential of the HOME program...
  6. pmc A healthy trend: less food used in fundraising and as rewards and incentives in Minnesota middle and high schools
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 5 140 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:683-6. 2013
    ..To assess change in the 4-year prevalence (2006-2009) of the use of food in school fundraising and as rewards and incentives for students, following implementation of federal legislation in the USA in 2006...
  7. pmc Perceived barriers mediate the association between self-efficacy and fruit and vegetable consumption among students attending alternative high schools
    Meg Bruening
    School of Nursing, Biostatistical Design and Analysis Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1542-6. 2010
    ..7, P=0.007). Interventions targeting the dietary practices of alternative high school students should include components to decrease perceived barriers as a way to increase self-efficacy and ultimately fruit/vegetable intake...
  8. pmc Focus groups with working parents of school-aged children: what's needed to improve family meals?
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 308 Harvard Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 43:189-93. 2011
    ..To conduct focus groups to identify parents' perceptions of barriers to family meals and elucidate ideas to guide the development of interventions to overcome barriers...
  9. doi request reprint Providing obesity prevention counseling to children during a primary care clinic visit: results from a pilot study
    Martha Y Kubik
    University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 5 160 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1902-6. 2008
    ..Further development of the intervention and testing in a larger experimental trial are warranted to determine effects on behavior change and body weight...
  10. pmc Two years later: wellness councils and healthier vending in a cohort of middle and high schools
    Martha Y Kubik
    Population Health and Systems Cooperative Unit, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:550-2. 2011
    ..To examine the association between school wellness council structure over 2 years and low-nutrient, energy-dense vending fare assessed as a food score (range: 0-7), following enactment of federal legislation...
  11. pmc School and district wellness councils and availability of low-nutrient, energy-dense vending fare in Minnesota middle and high schools
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:150-5. 2011
    ..03). The potential of wellness councils to impact availability of low-nutrient, energy-dense vending fare is promising. There may be an added benefit to having both a school and district council...
  12. pmc Away-from-home family dinner sources and associations with weight status, body composition, and related biomarkers of chronic disease among adolescents and their parents
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1892-7. 2011
    ..05). Although frequent family dinners may be beneficial for adolescents, the source of dinners is likely as important in maintaining a healthy weight. Interventions should focus on encouragement of healthful family meals...
  13. pmc The association of the school food environment with dietary behaviors of young adolescents
    Martha Y Kubik
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1168-73. 2003
    ..We examined the association between young adolescents' dietary behaviors and school vending machines, à la carte programs, and fried potatoes' being served at school lunch...
  14. doi request reprint Rural disparities in the distribution of policies that support healthy eating in US secondary schools
    Marilyn S Nanney
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Program in HealthDisparities Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:1062-8. 2013
    ..The data also support the need for continued reinforcement and the potential for expansion of these efforts in urban and suburban areas and schools with highest minority enrollment. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Influencing healthful food choices in school and home environments: results from the TEENS study
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 43:8-13. 2006
    ..This research is part of the TEENS study, a school-based intervention study...
  16. doi request reprint Is school-based height and weight screening of elementary students private and reliable?
    Sarah A Stoddard
    University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Sch Nurs 24:43-8. 2008
    ..Nurses may benefit from regular training on measurement procedures. The results of this study suggest that school nurses provide BMI screening that is private and reliable...
  17. ncbi request reprint Soft drinks, candy, and fast food: what parents and teachers think about the middle school food environment
    Martha Y Kubik
    University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, 6 101 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:233-9. 2005
    ..To assess the opinions and beliefs of parents and teachers of middle school students regarding the school food environment...
  18. pmc Substance use and dietary practices among students attending alternative high schools: results from a pilot study
    Chrisa Arcan
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:263. 2011
    ..Associations between multi-substance use and the same dietary practices were also examined...
  19. pmc Are there nutritional and other benefits associated with family meals among at-risk youth?
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    School of Nursing, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:389-95. 2009
    ..The present study aims to examine these associations among a population of adolescents at-risk of academic failure...
  20. ncbi request reprint School-based approaches to affect adolescents' diets: results from the TEENS study
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:270-87. 2004
    ..In addition, future work may consider the use of peer leaders, more intensive teacher training, ongoing formative assessment, and the testing of more powerful environmental change intervention strategies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Alternative high school students: prevalence and correlates of overweight
    Martha Y Kubik
    University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:600-9. 2009
    ..To determine prevalence and correlates of overweight among adolescents attending alternative high schools (AHS)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and social-environmental correlates of sports team participation among alternative high school students
    Karen E Johnson
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:606-12. 2011
    ..However, little is known about the prevalence and correlates of sports team participation among AHS students...
  23. ncbi request reprint Parents of elementary school students weigh in on height, weight, and body mass index screening at school
    Martha Y Kubik
    University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 6 101 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard St, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Sch Health 76:496-501. 2006
    ..Programs may be a useful overweight prevention tool for children. However, continued attention to how best to support parents and children affected by overweight is required...
  24. ncbi request reprint Schoolwide food practices are associated with body mass index in middle school students
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:1111-4. 2005
    ..To examine the association between body mass index in young adolescents and schoolwide food practices such as foods used in school fundraising and in the classroom as incentives and rewards...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predicting adolescents' intake of fruits and vegetables
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 35:170-5. 2003
    ..To explore potential predictors of adolescents' fruit and vegetable intake by expanding on current theory and drawing from other adolescent research...
  26. pmc Vending and school store snack and beverage trends: Minnesota secondary schools, 2002-2010
    Martha Y Kubik
    University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, 5 140 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:583-8. 2013
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  27. pmc State but not district nutrition policies are associated with less junk food in vending machines and school stores in US public schools
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 308 Harvard St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1043-8. 2010
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  28. pmc Food use in middle and high school fundraising: does policy support healthful practice? Results from a survey of Minnesota school principals
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 308 Harvard St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1215-9. 2009
    ..However, use of foods high in fat and added sugars remains a prevalent fundraising practice, especially in high schools and for club/sports teams, and requires additional attention...
  29. ncbi request reprint Fruits, vegetables, and football: findings from focus groups with alternative high school students regarding eating and physical activity
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:494-500. 2005
    ..To increase our understanding of factors that may influence the dietary and physical activity practices of adolescents attending an alternative high school (AHS)...
  30. doi request reprint Obesity prevention practices of elementary school nurses in Minnesota: findings from interviews with licensed school nurses
    Leslie F Morrison-Sandberg
    University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Sch Nurs 27:13-21. 2011
    ..Interest in increasing efforts was limited by time constraints, staffing, and resources. School nurses are well positioned to provide prevention services that will contribute to reducing childhood obesity...
  31. pmc Objectively measured physical activity in urban alternative high school students
    John R Sirard
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:2088-95. 2008
    ..Alternative high school (AHS) students are an underserved population of youth at greater risk for poor health behaviors and outcomes. Little is known about their physical activity patterns...
  32. pmc The Healthy Home Offerings via the Mealtime Environment (HOME) Plus study: design and methods
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 38:59-68. 2014
    ..Although research has shown health benefits associated with family meals, to date, no randomized controlled trial (RCT) has been developed to examine the impact of a family meals intervention on behavioral and health outcomes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, dietary practices, and other health behaviors of at-risk youth attending alternative high schools
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 6 101 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard St, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Sch Health 74:119-24. 2004
    ..Results suggest research in alternative high schools is feasible and successful implementation and evaluation of programs possible...
  34. pmc Obesity prevention in schools: current role and future practice of school nurses
    Martha Y Kubik
    University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 6 101 Weaver Densford Hall, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Prev Med 44:504-7. 2007
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  35. pmc Recommended school policies are associated with student sugary drink and fruit and vegetable intake
    Marilyn S Nanney
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota, 717 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 62:179-81. 2014
    ..To examine the association between 8 recommended school obesity-related policies and student behaviors and weight in a cohort of Minnesota schools...
  36. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of physical activity and sedentary leisure habits in young adolescents: the Teens Eating for Energy and Nutrition at School study
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Prev Med 34:266-78. 2002
    ..The purpose of this paper was to examine associations of demographic and psychosocial factors with self-reported PA and SLH in young adolescents...
  37. ncbi request reprint Nutritional issues for adolescents
    Leslie A Lytle
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1054, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 17:177-89. 2003
    ..We discuss implications of the trends in adolescent dietary habits for practitioners and propose a research agenda for better understanding and positively influencing future adolescent nutritional health...
  38. 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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  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Naturally occurring changes in physical activity are inversely related to depressive symptoms during early adolescence
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:336-42. 2004
    ..We examined the relationship between naturally occurring changes in physical activity and depressive symptoms across a 2-year period among adolescent boys and girls...