Patricia A Sharpe

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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 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
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Impact of a community-based prevention marketing intervention to promote physical activity among middle-aged women
    Patricia A Sharpe
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:403-23. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Correlates of physical activity among African American and white women
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:701-13. 2008
  9. pmc A randomized trial of a diet and exercise intervention for overweight and obese women from economically disadvantaged neighborhoods: Sisters Taking Action for Real Success (STARS)
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:931-45. 2011
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  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 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of a community-based prevention marketing intervention to promote physical activity among middle-aged women
    Patricia A Sharpe
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:403-23. 2010
    ..No-intervention women had significant pre- to postprogram differences on physical activity minutes, walking, and knowledge of mapped routes...
  8. doi request reprint Correlates of physical activity among African American and white women
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:701-13. 2008
    ..To compare potential correlates of physical activity between African American and white women...
  9. pmc A randomized trial of a diet and exercise intervention for overweight and obese women from economically disadvantaged neighborhoods: Sisters Taking Action for Real Success (STARS)
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:931-45. 2011
    ..Lower socioeconomic status at both the individual and neighborhood level is associated with increased health risks. Weight loss can reduce this risk, but few high quality weight-loss studies target this population...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. pmc Adherence to accelerometer protocols among women from economically disadvantaged neighborhoods
    Patricia A Sharpe
    Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:699-706. 2011
    ..Data collection among participants from disadvantaged populations may be further hindered by factors such as transportation challenges, competing responsibilities, and cultural considerations...
  15. 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
    ....
  16. 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
  17. 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...
  18. 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
  19. pmc Patterns of sedentary behavior in overweight and obese women
    Meghan Baruth
    Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:336-42. 2013
    ..This study quantified the volume of and breaks from sedentary behavior in a sample of overweight and obese, primarily African American, women...
  20. doi request reprint Development of culturally tailored educational brochures on HPV and pap tests for American Indian women
    Patricia A Sharpe
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 24:282-90. 2013
    ..Nine steps for creating health communications messages that were patterned after National Cancer Institute guidelines guided the brochure development process...
  21. pmc Frequency of consumption at fast-food restaurants is associated with dietary intake in overweight and obese women recruited from financially disadvantaged neighborhoods
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC Electronic address
    Nutr Res 33:636-46. 2013
    ....
  22. pmc The role of family history of cancer on cervical cancer screening behavior in a population-based survey of women in the Southeastern United States
    Jessica D Bellinger
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29210, USA
    Womens Health Issues 23:e197-204. 2013
    ..Our objective was to determine the association of self-reported family history of cancer (FHC) on cervical cancer screening to inform a potential link with cancer preventive behaviors in a region with persistent cancer disparities...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...

Research Grants1

  1. Behavioral/Support Intervention for Diet and Exercise Among Underserved Women
    Patricia Sharpe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..To enhance community acceptability of the research, the control group will be offered the intervention after all measures are completed. ..