P A Sharpe

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Assets-oriented community assessment
    P A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center at the University of South Carolina School of Public Health, Columbia 29208, USA
    Public Health Rep 115:205-11. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Community-based physical activity intervention
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:455-62. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Perceived individual, social, and environmental factors for physical activity and walking
    Michelle L Granner
    School of Public Health, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:278-93. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomised study of the effects of massage therapy compared to guided relaxation on well-being and stress perception among older adults
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, 921 Assembly Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Complement Ther Med 15:157-63. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Recruitment strategies and costs for a community-based physical activity program
    Lara E Peck
    Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:191-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine for weight control in the United States
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:217-22. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of nonprescription dietary supplements for weight loss is common among Americans
    Heidi Michels Blanck
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:441-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Availability of weight-loss supplements: Results of an audit of retail outlets in a southeastern city
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:2045-51. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived exercise barriers, enablers, and benefits among exercising and nonexercising adults with arthritis: results from a qualitative study
    Sara Wilcox
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:616-27. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of question order on reporting physical activity and walking behavior
    Brent Hutto
    Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:S16-29. 2008

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Publications18

  1. pmc Assets-oriented community assessment
    P A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center at the University of South Carolina School of Public Health, Columbia 29208, USA
    Public Health Rep 115:205-11. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Community-based physical activity intervention
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:455-62. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Perceived individual, social, and environmental factors for physical activity and walking
    Michelle L Granner
    School of Public Health, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:278-93. 2007
    ..Few studies have explored associations of individual, social, and environmental factors with physical activity and walking behavior...
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomised study of the effects of massage therapy compared to guided relaxation on well-being and stress perception among older adults
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, 921 Assembly Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Complement Ther Med 15:157-63. 2007
    ..The objective was to assess the effects of massage compared to guided relaxation on stress perception and well-being among older adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint Recruitment strategies and costs for a community-based physical activity program
    Lara E Peck
    Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:191-8. 2008
    ..Mass media was not as effective in recruiting women for the program as interpersonal efforts such as word of mouth. Interpersonal efforts are a valuable and possibly underrated recruitment and promotion tool...
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine for weight control in the United States
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:217-22. 2007
    ..The purpose was to assess the prevalence and correlates of complementary and alternative medicine use for weight control...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of nonprescription dietary supplements for weight loss is common among Americans
    Heidi Michels Blanck
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:441-7. 2007
    ..This study sought to assess prevalence and duration of nonprescription weight-loss supplement use, associated weight-control behaviors, discussion of use with a health care professional, and specific ingredient use...
  8. ncbi request reprint Availability of weight-loss supplements: Results of an audit of retail outlets in a southeastern city
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:2045-51. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived exercise barriers, enablers, and benefits among exercising and nonexercising adults with arthritis: results from a qualitative study
    Sara Wilcox
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:616-27. 2006
    ..This study examined perceived exercise barriers, benefits, and enablers in exercising and nonexercising adults with arthritis...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of question order on reporting physical activity and walking behavior
    Brent Hutto
    Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:S16-29. 2008
    ..Question order might affect self-reported regular physical activity (PA) measured with items from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) PA module...
  11. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and beliefs about abnormal pap test results and HPV among women with high-risk HPV: results from in-depth interviews
    Patricia A Sharpe
    University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, 730 Devine St, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA
    Women Health 42:107-33. 2005
    ..Major themes related to HPV were: (a) getting follow-up care and (b) association of HPV with cancer. Findings indicate a need for clear, consistent educational messages...
  12. pmc Using focus groups in the consumer research phase of a social marketing program to promote moderate-intensity physical activity and walking trail use in Sumter County, South Carolina
    Ericka Burroughs
    Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A08. 2006
    ..In a community-based participatory research study, 17 focus groups were used in consumer research to develop a social marketing program to promote walking and other moderate-intensity physical activities...
  13. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of printed HPV educational materials
    Heather M Brandt
    University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Prevention Research Center, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Control 12:103-6. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Development and use of a tool for assessing sidewalk maintenance as an environmental support of physical activity
    Joel E Williams
    Chronic Disease Bureau, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, Columbia, South Carolina 29204, USA
    Health Promot Pract 6:81-8. 2005
    ..Community members used data collected with the tool to increase awareness about sidewalk maintenance issues among local policy makers. Collaboration between researchers and community partners was critical for the success of this study...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association of body mass index to meeting physical activity recommendations
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:522-30. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between BMI and physical activity based on the CDC-ACSM recommendation and a more demanding standard consistent with the IOM recommendation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association of environmental factors to meeting physical activity recommendations in two South Carolina counties
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:251-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine associations between environment and policy factors and physical activity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Environmental measures of physical activity supports: perception versus reality
    Karen A Kirtland
    Prevention Research Center, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:323-31. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Preferences for sources of information about abnormal Pap tests and HPV in women tested for HPV
    Donna Hubbard McCree
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road Mailstop MS E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Prev Med 43:165-70. 2006
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe women's preferences and opinions about various sources/channels of information on abnormal Pap test results and HPV...