L A Lytle

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Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Dealing with the childhood obesity epidemic: a public health approach
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Abdom Imaging 37:719-24. 2012
  3. pmc Validity of self-reported leisure-time sedentary behavior in adolescents
    Olivia Affuso
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 Third Ave, South, RPHB 220E, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    J Negat Results Biomed 10:2. 2011
  4. pmc Validity and reliability of a home environment inventory for physical activity and media equipment
    John R Sirard
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:24. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Conducting nutrition education research in junior high schools: approaches and challenges
    L A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1054, USA
    J Nutr Educ 33:49-54. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Nutrition education, behavioral theories, and the scientific method: another viewpoint
    Leslie A Lytle
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1054, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 37:90-3. 2005
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing the dietary environment: examples from school-based nutrition interventions
    Leslie A Lytle
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:893-9. 2002
  10. 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

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Publications74

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dealing with the childhood obesity epidemic: a public health approach
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Abdom Imaging 37:719-24. 2012
    ..The following offers an overview of current trends and initiatives from both sectors and concludes with some thoughts on what the future may hold...
  3. pmc Validity of self-reported leisure-time sedentary behavior in adolescents
    Olivia Affuso
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 Third Ave, South, RPHB 220E, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    J Negat Results Biomed 10:2. 2011
    ..Criterion measure of sedentary behavior was via accelerometry over three days using a cut point of < 50 counts · 30 sec⁻¹ epoch. Comparisons between sedentary behavior by the two instruments were made...
  4. pmc Validity and reliability of a home environment inventory for physical activity and media equipment
    John R Sirard
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:24. 2008
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  5. ncbi request reprint Conducting nutrition education research in junior high schools: approaches and challenges
    L A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1054, USA
    J Nutr Educ 33:49-54. 2001
    ..The methods used to meet these challenges and the success of the methods attempted are described...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nutrition education, behavioral theories, and the scientific method: another viewpoint
    Leslie A Lytle
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1054, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 37:90-3. 2005
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  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing the dietary environment: examples from school-based nutrition interventions
    Leslie A Lytle
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:893-9. 2002
    ....
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nutrient intake over time in a multi-ethnic sample of youth
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454 1054, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:319-28. 2002
    ..The purpose of this paper is to present longitudinal data on nutrient intakes of youth with emphases on differences by sex and race/ethnicity. Nutrients selected for examination are those implicated in chronic disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vitamin supplement intake is related to dietary intake and physical activity: The Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH)
    Lindsay Reaves
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minneapolis School of Public Health, 1300 S Second St, Ste 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:2018-23. 2006
    ..To explore the relationship of multiple-vitamin supplement use with selected food groups, physical activity, lifestyle behaviors, and weight status...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of Native American children: findings from the pathways feasibility study
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:555-8. 2002
  14. pmc Adoption of risk-related factors through early adolescence: associations with weight status and implications for causal mechanisms
    Keryn E Pasch
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:387-93. 2008
    ..To examine cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between weight status and measures of risk and protective factors in youth...
  15. ncbi request reprint School functioning and violent behavior among young adolescents: a contextual analysis
    Amanda S Birnbaum
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Health Educ Res 18:389-403. 2003
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  16. ncbi request reprint School climate and the institutionalization of the CATCH program
    Guy S Parcel
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston 77030, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:489-502. 2003
    ..Measures of school climate may be useful in determining a school's readiness to adopt and implement an innovative health promotion curriculum...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of a health promotion program in elementary schools: results from the CATCH-ON study key informant interviews
    Leslie A Lytle
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:503-18. 2003
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  19. pmc Examining the etiology of childhood obesity: The IDEA study
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1054, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 44:338-49. 2009
    ..The use of a conceptual model to guide the research, a transdisciplinary approach, a longitudinal cohort design and state-of-the-art measures of the individual and the environment are strengths of this research...
  20. doi request reprint Emerging adulthood and college-aged youth: an overlooked age for weight-related behavior change
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2205-11. 2008
  21. pmc The interaction of childhood height and childhood BMI in the prediction of young adult BMI
    Steven D Stovitz
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2336-41. 2008
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  22. pmc Social ecological predictors of the transition to overweight in youth: results from the Teens Eating for Energy and Nutrition at Schools (TEENS) study
    Elizabeth G Klein
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1163-9. 2008
    ..To explore the social ecological predictors of the transition to overweight in youth, as shown in results from the Teens Eating for Energy and Nutrition at Schools study...
  23. pmc Alcohol outlets and youth alcohol use: exposure in suburban areas
    Keryn E Pasch
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Health Place 15:642-6. 2009
    ..However, the lack of association may also reflect the lower level of alcohol outlets present in low-density residential environments as well as differences in accessibility...
  24. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables taken can serve as a proxy measure for amounts eaten in a school lunch
    Clifton Gray
    Center for Health Promotion, Minnesota Department of Health, St Paul, MN, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1019-23. 2007
    ..The hypothesis is strengthened that food taken can be used as a proxy for consumption in future nutrition education research...
  25. pmc Association of the home environment with cardiovascular and metabolic biomarkers in youth
    Donald R Dengel
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Prev Med 51:259-61. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between the home environment and biomarkers associated with the cardiovascular and metabolic risks in adolescents...
  26. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of a brief questionnaire to assess calcium intake of middle-school-aged children
    Lisa J Harnack
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1790-5. 2006
    ..Evaluate the validity and reliability of a short (10-item) calcium food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) for use with middle-school-aged (11 to 14 years of age) children...
  27. pmc Serum homocysteine is related to food intake in adolescents: the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health
    Pamela L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1380-6. 2006
    ..However, little is known about the relation between food intake and homocysteine in adolescents...
  28. pmc Evaluating a model of youth physical activity
    Carrie D Heitzler
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 S Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:593-606. 2010
    ..To explore the relationship between social influences, self-efficacy, enjoyment, and barriers and physical activity...
  29. pmc Parental perceptions of their adolescent's weight status: the ECHO study
    Mary O Hearst
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:248-55. 2011
    ..To assess the correlates of parental classification of adolescent weight status...
  30. 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...
  31. pmc Inventory versus checklist approach to assess middle school à la carte food availability
    Mary O Hearst
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Sch Health 79:593-8; quiz 603-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this research is to evaluate 2 methods of assessing foods available on school à la carte lines for schools' ability to assess the proportion of foods that are healthful options...
  32. pmc Breakfast frequency and quality may affect glycemia and appetite in adults and children
    Mark A Pereira
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Nutr 141:163-8. 2011
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  33. 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...
  34. doi request reprint Understanding the perceived determinants of weight-related behaviors in late adolescence: a qualitative analysis among college youth
    Melissa C Nelson
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454 1015, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:287-92. 2009
    ..Identify key factors underlying college weight gain, nutrition, and physical activity...
  35. pmc Mediators affecting girls' levels of physical activity outside of school: findings from the trial of activity in adolescent girls
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1054, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:124-36. 2009
    ..Providing after school activities is a community level approach for reducing the decline in physical activity of girls as they reach early adolescence...
  36. pmc Does the built environment relate to the metabolic syndrome in adolescents?
    Donald R Dengel
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, 1900 University Avenue SE, 110 Cooke Hall, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Health Place 15:946-51. 2009
    ..Multivariate linear regression models revealed significant associations between an increased distance to convenience stores and the MetS. The results of this study suggest a role for the built environment in the development of the MetS...
  37. pmc Child height and the risk of young-adult obesity
    Steven D Stovitz
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55414, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:74-7. 2010
    ..Childhood obesity is a major risk factor for adult obesity, and obese children tend to be taller than their normal-weight peers...
  38. pmc Measuring the food environment: state of the science
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1054, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S134-44. 2009
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  39. pmc Improving literacy about energy-related issues: the need for a better understanding of the concepts behind energy intake and expenditure among adolescents and their parents
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:281-7. 2009
    ..The examination of interactive effects between individual-level and environmental influences on health behavior is an important area for future obesity-related research...
  40. pmc Development and evaluation of a brief screener to estimate fast-food and beverage consumption among adolescents
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, WBOB Ste 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:730-4. 2009
    ..Overall while these screener items largely represent reliable measures with fair validity, our findings highlight the challenges inherent in the validation of brief dietary assessment tools...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Are differences in exposure to a multicomponent school-based intervention associated with varying dietary outcomes in adolescents?
    Amanda S Birnbaum
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:427-43. 2002
    ..Control students' choices remained stable. Future studies may investigate mechanisms for peer leaders' changes, maximizing curriculum effectiveness, and improving environmental interventions...
  45. ncbi request reprint Survey development for assessing correlates of young adolescents' eating
    Amanda S Birnbaum
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1054, USA
    Am J Health Behav 26:284-95. 2002
    ..To describe the development and psychometric testing of a survey to assess multiple influences on young adolescents' eating behaviors...
  46. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the middle and junior high school D.A.R.E. and D.A.R.E. Plus programs
    Cheryl L Perry
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:178-84. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of the middle and junior high school Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) and D.A.R.E. Plus programs on drug use and violence...
  47. ncbi request reprint Peer-led, school-based nutrition education for young adolescents: feasibility and process evaluation of the TEENS study
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Sch Health 72:121-7. 2002
    ..Results show that peer-led nutrition education approaches in schools are feasible and have high acceptability among peer leaders, classroom students, and teachers...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint Associations between perceived family meal environment and parent intake of fruit, vegetables, and fat
    Kerri N Boutelle
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis MN 55454, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 35:24-9. 2003
    ..To describe the family mealtime environment and assess associations with adult fruit, vegetable, and fat intake...
  50. ncbi request reprint A randomized school trial of environmental strategies to encourage fruit and vegetable consumption among children
    Cheryl L Perry
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1013, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:65-76. 2004
    ..Process measures indicated that verbal encouragement by food-service staff was associated with outcomes. The outcomes suggest that multicomponent interventions are more powerful than cafeteria programs alone with this age group...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of a brief questionnaire to assess television viewing and computer use by middle school children
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Sch Health 74:370-7. 2004
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  53. ncbi request reprint The relationship of weight-related perceptions, goals, and behaviors with fruit and vegetable consumption in young adolescents
    Alana A Nystrom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 40:203-8. 2005
    ..The effect of dieting and weight-control perceptions, goals, and behaviors on food intake, including fruit and vegetable (F&V) consumption, is not completely understood. We examined these associations in 1,755 young adolescents...
  54. pmc The effect of a physical activity intervention on bias in self-reported activity
    Daniel R Taber
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:316-22. 2009
    ..Data collected from a multi-site randomized trial were examined to determine if adolescent girls who received a physical activity intervention over-reported their activity more than girls who received no intervention...
  55. pmc Objectively assessed associations between physical activity and body composition in middle-school girls: the Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls
    June Stevens
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1298-305. 2007
    ..More population-based research using objective physical activity and body composition measurements is needed to make evidence-based physical activity recommendations for US youth...
  56. ncbi request reprint The Minnesota DARE PLUS Project: creating community partnerships to prevent drug use and violence
    C L Perry
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Sch Health 70:84-8. 2000
    ..This article describes the background and conceptualization, the curriculum and additional intervention components, and the evaluation methods of the DARE PLUS Project...
  57. ncbi request reprint Nutritional issues for adolescents
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:S8-12. 2002
    ..The discussion focuses on nutritional issues for the general adolescent population, rather than high-risk adolescents. Data are primarily drawn from large, population-based studies using representative samples of adolescents...
  58. ncbi request reprint Sizing a trial to alter the trajectory of health behaviours: methods, parameter estimates, and their application
    David M Murray
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The Ohio State University, B222 Starling Loving Hall, 320 West 10th Street, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Stat Med 26:2297-316. 2007
    ..We provide estimates for the parameters required for those calculations for a number of adolescent health behaviours. We also show how the estimates can be used to plan a future trial...
  59. ncbi request reprint Achieving physiological change in school-based intervention trials: what makes a preventive intervention successful?
    Leslie A Lytle
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Br J Nutr 88:219-21. 2002
  60. ncbi request reprint Tobacco and alcohol use outcomes of a school-based intervention in New Delhi
    K Srinath Reddy
    Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
    Am J Health Behav 26:173-81. 2002
    ..To reduce tobacco use among adolescents...
  61. ncbi request reprint Applying theory of planned behavior to fruit and vegetable consumption of young adolescents
    Nanna Lien
    Institute for Nutrition Research, University of Oslo, PO Box 1046, Blindern 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Am J Health Promot 16:189-97. 2002
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  62. ncbi request reprint Developing a school functioning index for middle schools
    Amanda S Birnbaum
    Dept of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 411 East 69th St, Room KB 209, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Sch Health 73:232-8. 2003
    ..This work supports the feasibility of combining multiple school-level indicators to create a measure of overall school functioning. Further investigation of validity and more acceptable data collection methods are warranted...
  63. ncbi request reprint Indian youth speak about tobacco: results of focus group discussions with school students
    Arima Mishra
    Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth HRIDAY, New Delhi, India
    Health Educ Behav 32:363-79. 2005
    ..These findings are being used to develop a comprehensive intervention program to prevent and control tobacco use among Indian youth...
  64. pmc Design of the Trial of Activity in Adolescent Girls (TAAG)
    June Stevens
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:223-33. 2005
    ..The TAAG study addresses an important health behavior, and also advances the field of group-randomized trials through the use of a study design and analysis plan tailored to serve the main study hypothesis...
  65. pmc Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls
    Larry S Webber
    Department of Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:173-84. 2008
    ..Physical activity is important for weight control and good health; however, activity levels decline in the adolescent years, particularly in girls...
  66. ncbi request reprint Naturally occurring changes in time spent watching television are inversely related to frequency of physical activity during early adolescence
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 332 Louise Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue Urbana, IL 61820 3895, USA
    J Adolesc 29:19-32. 2006
    ..Our results encourage the design of interventions that reduce television watching as a possible means of increasing adolescent physical activity...
  67. ncbi request reprint Predictors of violent behavior in an early adolescent cohort: similarities and differences across genders
    Jonathan L Blitstein
    RTI International, Center for Health Promotion Research, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:175-94. 2005
    ..Additional predictors of violent behavior specific to girls included both risk and protective factors...
  68. ncbi request reprint Assessing intervention effects in a school-based nutrition intervention trial: which analytic model is most powerful?
    Jessica B Janega
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis
    Health Educ Behav 31:756-74. 2004
    ..The formulae may be applied to any dependent variable in any GRT given corresponding information for those variables on the parameters that define the formulae...
  69. ncbi request reprint School-based health education programs can be maintained over time: results from the CATCH Institutionalization study
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, The University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Med 38:594-606. 2004
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  70. ncbi request reprint Assessing the most powerful analysis method for school-based intervention studies with alcohol, tobacco, and other drug outcomes
    Jessica B Janega
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, 202 Psychology Building, 3693 Norriswood, Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Addict Behav 29:595-606. 2004
    ..These estimates will allow other researchers using these variables to plan their studies by performing a priori power analyses for any of four common analytic options...
  71. ncbi request reprint Foods on students' trays when they leave the cafeteria line as a proxy for foods eaten at lunch in a school-based study
    Clifton Gray
    Center for Health Promotion, Minnesota Department of Health, St Paul 55165 0882, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:407-9. 2002
  72. pmc Girls' activity levels and lesson contexts in middle school PE: TAAG baseline
    Thomas L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1229-35. 2006
    ..To assess girls' physical activity (PA) in middle school physical education (PE) as it relates to field site, lesson context and location, teacher gender, and class composition...
  73. doi request reprint The body image and relationships scale: development and validation of a measure of body image in female breast cancer survivors
    Julia M Hormes
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:1269-74. 2008
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  74. pmc Data to action: using formative research to develop intervention programs to increase physical activity in adolescent girls
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:97-111. 2006
    ..g., enjoyable activities, opportunity to socialize) and barriers (e.g., lack of skills, fear of injury) for physical activity. The challenges of using formative research for intervention development are discussed...

Research Grants3

  1. TRIAL OF ACTIVITY FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS - FIELD CENTER
    Leslie Lytle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Etiology of Childhood Obesity: A Longitudinal Study
    Leslie Lytle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....