Melissa C Nelson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and sedentary behavior patterns are associated with selected adolescent health risk behaviors
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1281-90. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Credit card debt, stress and key health risk behaviors among college students
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, WBOB Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:400-7. 2008
  3. pmc Interventions for weight gain prevention during the transition to young adulthood: a review of the literature
    Melissa N Laska
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:324-33. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Built and social environments associations with adolescent overweight and activity
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 1015, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:109-17. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use, eating patterns, and weight behaviors in a university population
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:227-37. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Five-year longitudinal and secular shifts in adolescent beverage intake: findings from project EAT (Eating Among Teens)-II
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:308-12. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal and secular trends in physical activity and sedentary behavior during adolescence
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, WBOB Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1627-34. 2006
  8. pmc Disparities in dietary intake, meal patterning, and home food environments among young adult nonstudents and 2- and 4-year college students
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1216-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Fast food intake among adolescents: secular and longitudinal trends from 1999 to 2004
    Katherine W Bauer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, West Bank Office Building, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 48:284-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Making time for meals: meal structure and associations with dietary intake in young adults
    Nicole I Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:72-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and sedentary behavior patterns are associated with selected adolescent health risk behaviors
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1281-90. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine relationships between PA and sedentary behavior patterns and an array of risk behaviors, including leading causes of adolescent morbidity/mortality...
  2. doi request reprint Credit card debt, stress and key health risk behaviors among college students
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, WBOB Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:400-7. 2008
    ..To examine cross-sectional associations between credit card debt, stress, and health risk behaviors among college students, focusing particularly on weight-related behaviors...
  3. pmc Interventions for weight gain prevention during the transition to young adulthood: a review of the literature
    Melissa N Laska
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:324-33. 2012
    ..To review studies examining weight gain prevention interventions among young adults...
  4. ncbi request reprint Built and social environments associations with adolescent overweight and activity
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 1015, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:109-17. 2006
    ..Little is known about the patterning of neighborhood characteristics, beyond the basic urban, rural, suburban trichotomy, and its impact on physical activity (PA) and overweight...
  5. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use, eating patterns, and weight behaviors in a university population
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:227-37. 2009
    ..To explore associations between alcohol, alcohol-related eating, and weight-related health indicators...
  6. doi request reprint Five-year longitudinal and secular shifts in adolescent beverage intake: findings from project EAT (Eating Among Teens)-II
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:308-12. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal and secular trends in physical activity and sedentary behavior during adolescence
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, WBOB Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1627-34. 2006
    ..The objective of this research was to investigate longitudinal and secular trends in physical activity and sedentary behavior in a large, diverse cohort of adolescents...
  8. pmc Disparities in dietary intake, meal patterning, and home food environments among young adult nonstudents and 2- and 4-year college students
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1216-9. 2009
    ..05). Nutrition interventions are needed for young adults, particularly specific at-risk groups...
  9. doi request reprint Fast food intake among adolescents: secular and longitudinal trends from 1999 to 2004
    Katherine W Bauer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, West Bank Office Building, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 48:284-7. 2009
    ..To examine secular and longitudinal changes (1999-2004) in fast food intake among adolescents...
  10. doi request reprint Making time for meals: meal structure and associations with dietary intake in young adults
    Nicole I Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:72-9. 2009
    ..Prior studies have found that family meals and other aspects of meal structure are associated with dietary intake during adolescence, but little research has characterized meals in young adulthood...
  11. 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...
  12. 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
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Body mass index gain, fast food, and physical activity: effects of shared environments over time
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:701-9. 2006
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Socio-environmental, personal and behavioural predictors of fast-food intake among adolescents
    Katherine W Bauer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, West Bank Office Building, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:1767-74. 2009
    ..To identify the socio-environmental, personal and behavioural factors that are longitudinally predictive of changes in adolescents' fast-food intake...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Neighborhood environments: disparities in access to healthy foods in the U.S
    Nicole I Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:74-81. 2009
    ..S. This article reviews research relating to the presence, nature, and implications of neighborhood differences in access to food...
  19. ncbi request reprint Inequality in the built environment underlies key health disparities in physical activity and obesity
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Pediatrics 117:417-24. 2006
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Food environments in university dorms: 20,000 calories per dorm room and counting
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:523-6. 2009
    ..The objective of this research was to conduct a detailed, observational assessment of food and beverages available in college-student dormitory rooms...
  21. 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...
  22. pmc Does television viewing predict dietary intake five years later in high school students and young adults?
    Daheia J Barr-Anderson
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, 207 Cooke Hall, 1900 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:7. 2009
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  23. ncbi request reprint Are adolescents who were breast-fed less likely to be overweight? Analyses of sibling pairs to reduce confounding
    Melissa C Nelson
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Epidemiology 16:247-53. 2005
    ..Cohort analyses suggesting that breast-feeding protects against being overweight have been criticized for inadequately controlling for confounding associated with the self-selection of feeding practices...
  24. 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
    ....
  25. pmc Parental influences on adolescents' physical activity and sedentary behavior: longitudinal findings from Project EAT-II
    Katherine W Bauer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:12. 2008
    ..This paper aims to longitudinally examine how parental encouragement to be physically active and parental concern about staying fit are associated with adolescents' physical activity and sedentary behavior habits five years later...
  26. pmc The validation of a home food inventory
    Jayne A Fulkerson
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:55. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal physical activity and sedentary behavior trends: adolescence to adulthood
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:277-83. 2004
    ..There is little national research on longitudinal patterns of physical activity and sedentary behavior in ethnically diverse teens as they transition to adulthood...
  28. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on diet and physical activity in childhood: opportunities for intervention
    Melissa C Nelson
    South Med J 98:1161-2. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Adolescent physical activity and sedentary behavior: patterning and long-term maintenance
    Melissa C Nelson
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:259-66. 2005
    ..Little is known about physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior patterning or its impact on long-term PA sustainability, particularly during the critical transition from adolescence to adulthood...
  30. ncbi request reprint Associations among active transportation, physical activity, and weight status in young adults
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    University of North Carolina, Carolina Population Center, University Square, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 13:868-75. 2005
    ..To describe prevalence of active, public, and car transit by overweight status and amount of leisure-time physical activity in a nationally representative cohort of ethnically diverse young adults...
  31. ncbi request reprint Five-year obesity incidence in the transition period between adolescence and adulthood: the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Carolina Population Center, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:569-75. 2004
    ..No nationally representative longitudinal data have been analyzed to evaluate the incidence of obesity in the transition between adolescence and adulthood...
  32. ncbi request reprint The prominent influence of race on weight-related health among children and adolescents
    Melissa C Nelson
    J Adolesc Health 41:523-4. 2007
  33. ncbi request reprint Vitamin B6 status of children with sickle cell disease
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:463-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess vitamin B(6) status of children with SCD-SS ages 3 to 20 years and determine its relationship to growth, dietary intake, and disease severity...