Deborah Rohm Young

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Randomized trial of achieving healthy lifestyles in psychiatric rehabilitation: the ACHIEVE trial
    Sarah S Casagrande
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 10:108. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint A church-based physical activity intervention for African American women
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Fam Community Health 29:103-17. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of a life skills intervention for increasing physical activity in adolescent girls
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1255-61. 2006
  5. 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
  6. pmc Process evaluation results from a school- and community-linked intervention: the Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls (TAAG)
    D R Young
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:976-86. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Can individuals meet multiple physical activity and dietary behavior goals?
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Maryland, School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:277-86. 2009
  8. pmc Patterns of physical activity among overweight and obese adults
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, 1242 SPH, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A90. 2009
  9. pmc Effects of the PREMIER interventions on health-related quality of life
    Deborah Rohm Young
    University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Ann Behav Med 40:302-12. 2010
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. INTERVENTIONS TO INCREASE ADOLESCENT PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
    Deborah Young; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. TRIAL OF ACTIVITY FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS (TAAG)
    Deborah Young; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. Adolescent Physical Activity Decline In Girls
    Deborah Young; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Adolescent Physical Activity Decline In Girls
    Deborah R Young; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Randomized trial of achieving healthy lifestyles in psychiatric rehabilitation: the ACHIEVE trial
    Sarah S Casagrande
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 10:108. 2010
    ..Participants randomized to the intervention arm of the study are hypothesized to have greater weight loss than the control group...
  3. ncbi request reprint A church-based physical activity intervention for African American women
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Fam Community Health 29:103-17. 2006
    ..Researchers must continue to work to identify successful intervention strategies to increase physical activity in African American women who are at disproportionate risk of chronic diseases associated with physical inactivity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of a life skills intervention for increasing physical activity in adolescent girls
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1255-61. 2006
    ..Although adolescence is a time when physical activity levels decline, few interventions have targeted high school-aged girls in the school setting...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Process evaluation results from a school- and community-linked intervention: the Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls (TAAG)
    D R Young
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:976-86. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that a multicomponent school- and community-based physical activity intervention can be delivered with fidelity and result in a middle school environment that supports physical activity for girls...
  7. ncbi request reprint Can individuals meet multiple physical activity and dietary behavior goals?
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Maryland, School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:277-86. 2009
    ..To examine whether participants with the most behavioral goals to achieve were more likely to meet more goals than those given fewer goals...
  8. pmc Patterns of physical activity among overweight and obese adults
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, 1242 SPH, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A90. 2009
    ..We describe patterns of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and MVPA in bouts of 10 minutes or longer in overweight and obese adults...
  9. pmc Effects of the PREMIER interventions on health-related quality of life
    Deborah Rohm Young
    University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Ann Behav Med 40:302-12. 2010
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is an important aspect of well-being that may improve with health behavior interventions. However, health behavior change is difficult with pressure to maintain status quo...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Personal, social, and environmental correlates of physical activity in urban African-American women
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Kinesiology, 2312 HHP, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:38-44. 2003
    ..This study was designed to determine associations among personal, social environmental, and physical environmental factors with physical activity level in urban African-American women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and their relationship to cardiovascular risk factors in African Americans and non-African Americans with above-optimal blood pressure
    Deborah R Young
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Community Health 30:107-24. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Health status among urban African American women: associations among well-being, perceived stress, and demographic factors
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Kinesiology, HHP Building 2312, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    J Behav Med 27:63-76. 2004
    ..If these results are confirmed in prospective investigations, they suggest that interventions designed to reduce stress may impact health status and future morbidity and mortality...
  14. ncbi request reprint Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in a diverse sample of women: The Women's Cardiovascular Health Network Project--summary and discussion
    Amy A Eyler
    Saint Louis University, School of Public Health, Prevention Research Center, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Women Health 36:123-34. 2002
    ..g., family priority) while some were unique (e.g., lack of community support). Assessing and addressing the issues raised should be considered when planning physical activity-interventions for these populations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in well-educated urban African American women
    Deborah Rohm Young
    University of Maryland, Department of Kinesiology, 2312 Health and Human Performance Building, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Women Health 36:29-41. 2002
    ..Intervention strategies that place value on family and cultural responsibilities should be considered...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quantitative study of correlates of physical activity in women from diverse racial/ethnic groups: The Women's Cardiovascular Health Network Project--summary and conclusions
    Amy A Eyler
    Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, St Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:93-103. 2003
    ..The goal of the survey was to identify personal, social environmental, cultural, and physical environmental factors that are associated with physical activity status among a diverse group of women...
  17. pmc Associations between family support, family intimacy, and neighborhood violence and physical activity in urban adolescent girls
    JoAnn Kuo
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park 20742 2611, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:101-3. 2007
    ..05) and support (P = .01), but not neighborhood violence, was associated with physical activity. Family factors, including family intimacy and support, are potential targets in physical activity interventions for urban high-school girls...
  18. pmc Reliability of RT3 accelerometers among overweight and obese adults
    Gerald J Jerome
    Department of Kinesiology, Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:110-4. 2009
    ..This study examined reliability of accelerometer-based estimates of physical activity levels of overweight and obese adults before and after a lifestyle weight loss program...
  19. ncbi request reprint Past-year sports participation, current physical activity, and fitness in urban adolescent girls
    Jennie A Phillips
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:105-11. 2009
    ..This study examined associations between sports participation, physical activity, fitness level, and body mass index in ninth-grade girls...
  20. ncbi request reprint Personal, social, and physical environmental correlates of physical activity levels in urban Latinas
    Carolyn C Voorhees
    Department of Public and Community Health, HHP, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:61-8. 2003
    ..This study investigated the relationship between physical activity levels and sociodemographic, social environmental, and physical environmental factors...
  21. pmc Physical activity attitudes, preferences, and practices in African American, Hispanic, and Caucasian girls
    Mira Grieser
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:40-51. 2006
    ..The results suggest that factors other than ethnicity contribute to girls' physical activity preferences and that distinct interventions may not be needed for each ethnic group...
  22. ncbi request reprint Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in a diverse sample of women: the Women's Cardiovascular Health Network Project--introduction and methodology
    Amy A Eyler
    is affiliated Saint Louis University, School of Public Health, Prevention Research Center, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Women Health 36:1-15. 2002
    ..Groups represented both urban and rural living environments. This article explains the basis for this project and the methodology used. Other articles in this series explain the results from the focus groups in detail...
  23. pmc Physical activity levels of persons with mental illness attending psychiatric rehabilitation programs
    Gerald J Jerome
    Department of Kinesiology, Towson University, Towson, Maryland 21252, USA
    Schizophr Res 108:252-7. 2009
    ..Efforts are needed to increase physical activity sessions in this vulnerable population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Stage of motivational readiness: predictive ability for exercise behavior
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    Am J Health Behav 26:331-41. 2002
    ..To determine if stage of motivational readiness for exercise predicted adherence to a 9-month exercise intervention...
  25. ncbi request reprint Quantitative study of correlates of physical activity in women from diverse racial/ethnic groups: Women's Cardiovascular Health Network Project--introduction and methodology
    Amy A Eyler
    Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:5-14. 2003
    ..The goal of the survey was to identify personal, social environmental, and physical environmental factors that are associated with physical activity status among diverse groups of women...

Research Grants9

  1. INTERVENTIONS TO INCREASE ADOLESCENT PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
    Deborah Young; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This project will determine the ability of comprehensive interventions delivered in a school setting to reduce the rate of decline in physical activity typically observed in adolescent girls. ..
  2. TRIAL OF ACTIVITY FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS (TAAG)
    Deborah Young; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results will determine the ability of a comprehensive school and community-linked intervention to reduce the decline of physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness typically observed among adolescent girls. ..
  3. Adolescent Physical Activity Decline In Girls
    Deborah Young; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This proposed study will examine multi-level predictors of physical activity decline in adolescent girls, which will provide information for future intervention design to halt the decline. ..
  4. Adolescent Physical Activity Decline In Girls
    Deborah R Young; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This proposed study will examine multi-level predictors of physical activity decline in adolescent girls, which will provide information for future intervention design to halt the decline. ..