Robert J McDermott

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Vigorous physical activity among tweens, VERB Summer Scorecard program, Lexington, Kentucky, 2004-2007
    Moya L Alfonso
    Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A104. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Presentation of the second annual Judy K. Black Early Career Research Award
    Robert J McDermott
    Health Education and Public Health, Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:685-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Inaugural Presentation of the Judy K. Black Early Career Research Award
    Robert J McDermott
    Health Education and Public Health, Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:580-1. 2006
  4. pmc A community-school district-university partnership for assessing physical activity of tweens
    Robert J McDermott
    Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida, College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd MDC 056, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A15. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Formation and early history of the American Academy of Health Behavior
    Robert J McDermott
    Florida Prevention Research Center, Department of Community and Family Health, University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Boulevard MDC 056 Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:563-72. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Increasing physical activity in children 8 to 12 years old: experiences with VERB Summer Scorecard
    Robert J McDermott
    Department of Community and Family Health, Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, Tampa, FL 33612 3805, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 111:240-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Promoting physical activity among youth through community-based prevention marketing
    Carol A Bryant
    Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd MDC 056, Tampa, FL 33612 3805, USA
    J Sch Health 80:214-24. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors related to alcohol use among 6th through 10th graders: the Sarasota County Demonstration Project
    Danice K Eaton
    Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida, College of Public Health, MDC 56, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612 3805, USA
    J Sch Health 74:95-104. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Community-based prevention marketing: organizing a community for health behavior intervention
    Carol A Bryant
    Florida Prevention Research Center, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:154-63. 2007
  10. doi request reprint VERB summer scorecard: findings from a multi-level community-based physical activity intervention for tweens
    Rita D DeBate
    Florida Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd MDC 056, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 44:363-73. 2009

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Publications39

  1. pmc Vigorous physical activity among tweens, VERB Summer Scorecard program, Lexington, Kentucky, 2004-2007
    Moya L Alfonso
    Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A104. 2011
    ..This study describes changes in vigorous physical activity during a 3-year period among children aged 9 to 13 years (tweens) in Lexington, Kentucky, following introduction of the VERB Summer Scorecard (VSS) intervention...
  2. ncbi request reprint Presentation of the second annual Judy K. Black Early Career Research Award
    Robert J McDermott
    Health Education and Public Health, Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:685-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Inaugural Presentation of the Judy K. Black Early Career Research Award
    Robert J McDermott
    Health Education and Public Health, Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:580-1. 2006
  4. pmc A community-school district-university partnership for assessing physical activity of tweens
    Robert J McDermott
    Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida, College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd MDC 056, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A15. 2009
    ..Obesity among youth is related to a decline in physical activity, and data on physical activity levels among children in elementary and middle schools are limited...
  5. ncbi request reprint Formation and early history of the American Academy of Health Behavior
    Robert J McDermott
    Florida Prevention Research Center, Department of Community and Family Health, University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Boulevard MDC 056 Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:563-72. 2010
    ..To document the formation and early history of The American Academy of Health Behavior...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increasing physical activity in children 8 to 12 years old: experiences with VERB Summer Scorecard
    Robert J McDermott
    Department of Community and Family Health, Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, Tampa, FL 33612 3805, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 111:240-8. 2010
    ..after the intervention's first full-scale application. The program appeared to appeal more to girls than boys. Such results are encouraging for use in communities...
  7. doi request reprint Promoting physical activity among youth through community-based prevention marketing
    Carol A Bryant
    Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd MDC 056, Tampa, FL 33612 3805, USA
    J Sch Health 80:214-24. 2010
    ..Based on the national VERB media campaign, the program offered opportunities for tweens to try new types of physical activity during the summer months...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors related to alcohol use among 6th through 10th graders: the Sarasota County Demonstration Project
    Danice K Eaton
    Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida, College of Public Health, MDC 56, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612 3805, USA
    J Sch Health 74:95-104. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Community-based prevention marketing: organizing a community for health behavior intervention
    Carol A Bryant
    Florida Prevention Research Center, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:154-63. 2007
    ..Based on 6 years of experience with the "Believe in All Your Possibilities" program, lessons learned that have led to revision and improvement of the CBPM framework are described...
  10. doi request reprint VERB summer scorecard: findings from a multi-level community-based physical activity intervention for tweens
    Rita D DeBate
    Florida Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd MDC 056, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 44:363-73. 2009
    ..These findings support the efficacy of multi-level interventions to create effective health behavior change, especially when linkages among community, media, schools, and the home are present...
  11. doi request reprint Characteristics of 'tween' participants and non-participants in the VERB™ summer scorecard physical activity promotion program
    Jen Nickelson
    Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Boulevard MDC 056, Tampa, FL 33612 3805, USA
    Health Educ Res 26:225-38. 2011
    ..6%). A VSS-style program can be expected to be more effective with tweens who are younger, in a middle SES school, having high self-efficacy and high parental support for physical activity...
  12. doi request reprint Assessing local capacity for health intervention
    Moya L Alfonso
    Florida Prevention Research Center at the University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Eval Program Plann 31:145-59. 2008
    ..This case study also explores how to use capacity assessment results to empower coalitions to serve as catalysts for development of local programs in other communities...
  13. doi request reprint The psychosocial burden of HPV: a mixed-method study of knowledge, attitudes and behaviors among HPV+ women
    Ellen M Daley
    Department of Community and Family Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Health Psychol 15:279-90. 2010
    ..The promotion of the HPV vaccine should not obfuscate the psychosocial burden associated with an HPV diagnosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cigarette use in 6th through 10th grade: the Sarasota County Demonstration Project
    Lauren B Zapata
    Research and Evaluation Unit, University of South Florida, College of Public Health, Tampa, FL 33612 3805, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:151-65. 2004
    ..To identify factors associated with cigarette smoking in the 6th-grade through 10th-grade youth population of Sarasota County, Florida...
  15. doi request reprint Influences on human papillomavirus vaccination status among female college students
    Ellen M Daley
    Department of Community and Family Health College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1885-91. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine factors associated with HPV vaccination status among college women...
  16. doi request reprint HPV knowledge among HPV+ women
    Ellen M Daley
    Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:477-87. 2008
    ..To assess knowledge and information seeking among women recently receiving an HPV+ diagnosis...
  17. doi request reprint Utility of the physical activity resource assessment for child-centric physical activity intervention planning in two urban neighborhoods
    Rita D DeBate
    Department of Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MDC Box 56, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Community Health 36:132-40. 2011
    ..Whereas the PARA can be a useful needs assessment and program planning tool for community-based PA programs, supplementing PARA data with community-based input may reduce contextual error in program development...
  18. doi request reprint Waterpipe (hookah) tobacco smoking among youth
    Mary P Martinasek
    Department of Community and Family Health, University of South Florida, College of Public Health MDC 056, Tampa, FL, USA
    Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 41:34-57. 2011
    ..Public health authorities should monitor waterpipe tobacco use carefully. Finally, pediatricians and other healthcare providers should discourage experimentation and continued use among their adolescent patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Social marketing: an underutilized tool for promoting adolescent health
    Carol A Bryant
    Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, Department of Community and Family Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs, Blvd MDC 056, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 22:387-401, x. 2011
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Using social marketing to understand the family dinner with working mothers
    Mary P Martinasek
    Department of Community and Family Health, University of South Florida College of Public Health, Tampa, Florida, 33612, USA
    Ecol Food Nutr 49:431-51. 2010
    ..Interventions developed to increase family dinner frequency should emphasize the perceived value while decreasing the costs/barriers...
  21. doi request reprint Dietary and physical activity behaviors of middle school youth: the youth physical activity and nutrition survey
    Lauren B Zapata
    Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd MDC 056, Tampa, FL 33612 3805, USA
    J Sch Health 78:9-18; quiz 65-7. 2008
    ..Declining physical activity and poor nutrition contribute to this epidemic. The purpose of this study was to obtain data on middle school students' physical activity and nutrition knowledge and practices...
  22. doi request reprint Adolescent asthma self-management: patient and parent-caregiver perspectives on using social media to improve care
    Anthony D Panzera
    Graduate Research Associate, Florida Prevention Research Center and Social Marketing Group, University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MDC056, Tampa, FL 33612
    J Sch Health 83:921-30. 2013
    ..This study explored benefits of and barriers to improved asthma self-management and identified key elements for the development of a digital media tool to enhance asthma control...
  23. pmc Preventing eye injuries among citrus harvesters: the community health worker model
    Paul F Monaghan
    Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida College of Public Health, Tampa, 33612, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2269-74. 2011
    ..We focused on adoption of worker-tested safety glasses with and without the presence and activities of trained peer-worker role models on harvesting crews...
  24. ncbi request reprint Conducting web-based survey research: a lesson in internet designs
    Ellen M Daley
    Department of Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:116-24. 2003
    ..To examine the tacit knowledge resulting from designing a complex Web site to facilitate administration of an Internet-based survey...
  25. doi request reprint Antecedents of university students' hookah smoking intention
    Mary P Martinasek
    University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:599-609. 2013
    ..To examine antecedents of university students' intention to smoke hookah using the Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) as a conceptual framework...
  26. ncbi request reprint The shifting sands for applicants to maternal and child health training programs
    Karen M Perrin
    Department of Community and Family Health, University of South Florida College of Public Health, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 7:261-5. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint ViewPoint: human or interpersonal side of research
    Robert J McDermott
    University of South Florida College of Public Health, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:87-96. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Our proud heritage in school health
    Robert J McDermott
    Dept of Community and Family Health, University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612 3805, USA
    J Sch Health 72:429-31. 2002
  29. ncbi request reprint Women's reactions to HPV diagnosis: insights from in-depth interviews
    Karen Kay M Perrin
    College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612 3805, USA
    Women Health 43:93-110. 2006
    ..Health care providers can be important in treating the emotional elements associated with diagnosis as well as the condition itself...
  30. doi request reprint Risk factors associated with increased depressive symptoms among Latinas diagnosed with breast cancer within 5 years of survivorship
    Claudia X Aguado Loi
    Department of Child and Family Studies, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Psychooncology 22:2779-88. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore risk factors for depression among Latina breast cancer survivors...
  31. doi request reprint The better model to predict and improve pediatric health care quality: performance or importance-performance?
    Rebecca M Olsen
    Rebecca M Olsen, PhD, is Associate Professor of Public Health, Health Science and Human Performance, College of Natural and Health Sciences, University of Tampa, Florida E mail Carol A Bryant, PhD, is Distinguished USF Health Professor in Community and Family Health, Co Director, Florida Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa Robert J McDermott, PhD, is Professor of Health Education and Public Health, Co Director, Florida Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa David Ortinau, PhD, is Professor of Marketing, College of Business Administration, University of South Florida, Tampa
    Health Care Manage Rev 38:317-24. 2013
    ..A major reason for the lack of evaluation research and successful quality improvement initiatives is the methodological challenge of measuring quality from the parent perspective...
  32. ncbi request reprint Awareness of prostate cancer screening tests among African American men in underserved neighborhoods: need for community outreach
    Clement K Gwede
    Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Research Faculty, Tampa, USA
    J Oncol Manag 11:36-41. 2002
  33. doi request reprint Estimating maternal mortality in Monseñor Nouel Province, Dominican Republic
    Wayne W Westhoff
    Department of Global Health, University of South Florida College of Public Health, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:707-14. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure maternal mortality by using a sibling survivorship survey and by recording and tracking death certificates...
  34. ncbi request reprint Condom use history as a determinant of university students' condom evaluative index
    Robert J McDermott
    University of South Florida, Florida Prevention Research Center, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:889-93. 2004
    ....
  35. doi request reprint The HPV vaccine: framing the arguments FOR and AGAINST mandatory vaccination of all middle school girls
    Cheryl A Vamos
    Department of Community and Family Health, University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd MDC 056, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Sch Health 78:302-9. 2008
    ..Proposals for routine and mandatory HPV vaccination of girls have become sources of controversy for parents of school-aged youth, legislators, members of the medical community, and the public at large...
  36. ncbi request reprint Is adolescent sibling violence a precursor to college dating violence?
    Virginia J Noland
    University of Florida, College of Health and Human Performance, Department of Health Science Education, P O Box 118210, FLG 5, Gainesville, FL 32611 8210, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:S13-23. 2004
    ..To determine whether experiencing sibling violence in adolescence is a significant predictor for later dating violence. The influence of parent-to-child and parent-to-parent violence is also explored...
  37. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Florida coordinated school health program pilot schools project
    Robert M Weiler
    Dept of Health Science Education, University of Florida, PO Box 118210, Gainesville, FL 32611 8210, USA
    J Sch Health 73:3-8. 2003
    ..Future projects should include robust measurement and evaluation designs, thereby producing conclusive evidence about the influence of a coordinated school health program on such outcomes...
  38. ncbi request reprint State of the Academy presidential address 4th scientific conference - Sedona, AZ
    Robert J McDermott
    Am J Health Behav 28:551-5. 2004
    ..This state of the Academy address was presented at the opening ceremonies of the fourth annual scientific meeting of the American Academy of Health Behavior by the outgoing president of the Academy, February 29, 2004...
  39. ncbi request reprint American Academy of Health Behavior: a journey and an adventure--incoming presidential address
    Robert J McDermott
    American Academy of Health Behavior
    Am J Health Behav 27:S273-6. 2003