Kurt M Ribisl
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- A content analysis of Web sites promoting smoking culture and lifestyleKurt M Ribisl
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7440, USA
Health Educ Behav 30:64-78. 2003..These results underscore the need for greater research and monitoring of smoking-related Internet content by health educators and tobacco control advocates...
- Internet cigarette sales and Native American sovereignty: political and public health contextsKari A Samuel
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Public Health Policy 33:173-87. 2012..Our review notes global parallels and explicates history and politics of such regulation in the United States, and offers background for collaborative efforts to regulate tobacco sales and decrease tobacco use...
- Internet sales of cigarettes to minorsKurt M Ribisl
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7440, USA
JAMA 290:1356-9. 2003..Although researchers have studied tobacco sales to minors at retail outlets for more than a decade, there are no published studies of tobacco sales to minors via the Internet...
- Smokers' beliefs and attitudes about purchasing cigarettes on the InternetAnnice E Kim
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Public Health Rep 121:594-602. 2006....
- Research gaps related to tobacco product marketing and sales in the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control ActKurt M Ribisl
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 14:43-53. 2012..Each of the 5 sections of this paper provides a description and brief history of regulation, what is known about this regulatory strategy, and research opportunities...
- Internet cigarette vendors' lack of compliance with a California state law designed to prevent tobacco sales to minorsRebecca S Williams
UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, 1700 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, CB 7426, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7426, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:988-9. 2006
- A comparison of Web and print media for physical activity promotion among adolescent girlsJulie T Marks
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
J Adolesc Health 39:96-104. 2006..To compare the effectiveness of a Web-based physical activity (PA) intervention with identical content delivered in a printed workbook among a sample of adolescent girls...
- Do motion controllers make action video games less sedentary? A randomized experimentElizabeth J Lyons
Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
J Obes 2012:852147. 2012..However, some games produce small but significant increases in energy expenditure, which may benefit health by decreasing sedentary behavior...
- Passage of 100% tobacco-free school policies in 14 North Carolina school districtsAdam O Goldstein
University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, CB 7595, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
J Sch Health 73:293-9. 2003..Public health advocates may use this information to encourage school districts to adopt 100% tobacco-free school policies...
- Energy expenditure and enjoyment during video game play: differences by game typeElizabeth J Lyons
Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1987-93. 2011....
- The North Carolina Youth Empowerment Study (NCYES): a participatory research study examining the impact of youth empowerment for tobacco use preventionKurt M Ribisl
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill 27599 7440, USA
Health Educ Behav 31:597-614. 2004..Lessons learned about the process of conducting participatory evaluation approaches and summary findings about the role of youths in policy advocacy efforts are presented...
- An assessment of the quality and usability of smoking cessation information on the InternetJulie A Cheh
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Health Promot Pract 4:278-87. 2003..Most sites adhered to established cessation guidelines. A small subset offered erroneous and potentially harmful information. Applying fundamental design principles would improve accessibility, usability, credibility, and currency...
- Are the sales practices of internet cigarette vendors good enough to prevent sales to minors?Kurt M Ribisl
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
Am J Public Health 92:940-1. 2002
- How new subscribers use cancer-related online mailing listsBarbara K Rimer
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina, NC 27599 7295, USA
J Med Internet Res 7:e32. 2005..These are stated cancer communication goals of the US National Cancer Institute...
- Independent evaluation of the California Tobacco Control Program: relationships between program exposure and outcomes, 1996-1998Louise Ann Rohrbach
Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Alhambra, 91803, USA
Am J Public Health 92:975-83. 2002..This study sought to determine the effects of the California Tobacco Control Program on tobacco-related attitudes and behaviors...
- Retailer participation in cigarette company incentive programs is related to increased levels of cigarette advertising and cheaper cigarette prices in storesEllen C Feighery
Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA 94607, USA
Prev Med 38:876-84. 2004..This study examines the extent of retailer participation in these incentive programs, and the relationship between participation and the amount and placement of cigarette marketing materials and products, and prices in stores...
- Underrepresentation of African Americans in online cancer support groupsJoshua Fogel
Department of Economics, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 100:705-12. 2008....
- Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent GirlsLarry 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...
- A comprehensive review of state laws governing Internet and other delivery sales of cigarettes in the United StatesJamie F Chriqui
University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Health Research and Policy, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 10:253-65. 2008..S. It also provides a systematic framework for ongoing policy surveillance and will contribute to future analyses of the impact of these laws on successfully reducing youth access to cigarettes and preventing tax evasion...
- The role of peer social network factors and physical activity in adolescent girlsCarolyn C Voorhees
Department of Public and Community Health, Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Am J Health Behav 29:183-90. 2005..To study the relationship between peer-related physical activity (PA) social networks and the PA of adolescent girls...
- Comprehensiveness of substance use prevention programs in U.S. middle schoolsDana L Wenter
Center for Research in Education, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
J Adolesc Health 30:455-62. 2002....
- Data to action: using formative research to develop intervention programs to increase physical activity in adolescent girlsDeborah 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...