DONNA D SPRUIJT-METZ

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Behavioral contributions to the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    Center for Economic and Social Research, University of Southern California, 12015 Waterfront Drive, Playa Vista, CA, 90094 2536, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 14:475. 2014
  2. pmc Temporal relationship between insulin sensitivity and the pubertal decline in physical activity in peripubertal Hispanic and African American females
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    Corresponding author Donna Spruijt Metz
    Diabetes Care 36:3739-45. 2013
  3. pmc CRP is related to higher leptin levels in minority peripubertal females regardless of adiposity levels
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:512-6. 2012
  4. pmc High calorie, low nutrient food/beverage intake and video gaming in children as potential signals for addictive behavior
    Mary Ann Pentz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:4406-24. 2011
  5. pmc Misuse of "study drugs:" prevalence, consequences, and implications for policy
    Steve Sussman
    Preventive Medicine and Psychology, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, 1000 South Fremont, Unit 8, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:15. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Development, reliability, and validity of an urban trail use survey
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    Institute of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:2-11. 2010
  7. pmc Psychosocial correlates of eating behavior in children and adolescents: a review
    Arianna D McClain
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra, CA USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:54. 2009
  8. pmc A high-sugar/low-fiber meal compared with a low-sugar/high-fiber meal leads to higher leptin and physical activity levels in overweight Latina females
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, USC IPR, 1000 S Fremont, Unit 8, Room 4101, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1058-63. 2009
  9. pmc Reducing sedentary behavior in minority girls via a theory-based, tailored classroom media intervention
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:240-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal influence of mother's child-feeding practices on adiposity in children
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    University of Southern California, Alhambra, 91803, USA
    J Pediatr 148:314-20. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Physical Activity & Weight Concerns: Adolescent Girls
    Donna Spruijt Metz; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Behavioral contributions to the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    Center for Economic and Social Research, University of Southern California, 12015 Waterfront Drive, Playa Vista, CA, 90094 2536, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 14:475. 2014
    ..Especially promising are new technologies, which assist in tracking lifestyle behaviors along with clinical and metabolic outcomes. ..
  2. pmc Temporal relationship between insulin sensitivity and the pubertal decline in physical activity in peripubertal Hispanic and African American females
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    Corresponding author Donna Spruijt Metz
    Diabetes Care 36:3739-45. 2013
    ..This longitudinal observational study examined the association between baseline insulin sensitivity (SI) and declines in physical activity and increases in sedentary behavior in peripubertal minority females over a year...
  3. pmc CRP is related to higher leptin levels in minority peripubertal females regardless of adiposity levels
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:512-6. 2012
    ..00) of the variance in leptin after adjusting %BF, TPS, ethnicity, habitual physical activity and SI. Hence, low-grade inflammation may contribute to prolonged leptin exposure and leptin resistance, even in healthy children...
  4. pmc High calorie, low nutrient food/beverage intake and video gaming in children as potential signals for addictive behavior
    Mary Ann Pentz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute for Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:4406-24. 2011
    ..Future prevention programs could include skills training for inhibitory control, combined with changes in the built environment that increase safety, e.g., implementing Safe Routes to School Programs...
  5. pmc Misuse of "study drugs:" prevalence, consequences, and implications for policy
    Steve Sussman
    Preventive Medicine and Psychology, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, 1000 South Fremont, Unit 8, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:15. 2006
    ..Non-medical/illegal use of prescription stimulants popularly have been referred to as "study drugs". This paper discusses the current prevalence and consequences of misuse of these drugs and implications of this information for drug policy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Development, reliability, and validity of an urban trail use survey
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    Institute of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:2-11. 2010
    ..To evaluate the psychometric characteristics of the Research on Urban Trail Environments (ROUTES) Trail Use Questionnaire...
  7. pmc Psychosocial correlates of eating behavior in children and adolescents: a review
    Arianna D McClain
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra, CA USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:54. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  8. pmc A high-sugar/low-fiber meal compared with a low-sugar/high-fiber meal leads to higher leptin and physical activity levels in overweight Latina females
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, USC IPR, 1000 S Fremont, Unit 8, Room 4101, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1058-63. 2009
    ..High-sugar meals sustain glucose and leptin levels longer, which may play an important role in modulating levels of physical activity in this group at high risk for obesity-related disease...
  9. pmc Reducing sedentary behavior in minority girls via a theory-based, tailored classroom media intervention
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:240-8. 2008
    ..To develop, implement and test an innovative, theory-based classroom media intervention known as Get Moving! to increase physical activity and decrease sedentary behaviors in predominantly Latina middle school girls...
  10. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal influence of mother's child-feeding practices on adiposity in children
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    University of Southern California, Alhambra, 91803, USA
    J Pediatr 148:314-20. 2006
    ..To date, research has focused on white middle class mother-child dyads. This study examines the longitudinal influences of child-feeding practices with time on total fat mass in white and African American boys and girls...
  11. ncbi request reprint Unique contributions of meanings of smoking and outcome expectancies to understanding smoking initiation in middle school
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    University of Southern California, Institute of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:104-11. 2005
    ..These conceptually derived factors of meanings of smoking have not previously been empirically studied...
  12. ncbi request reprint Meanings of smoking and adolescent smoking across ethnicities
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, 1000 S Fremont, Rm 4101, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:197-205. 2004
    ..To develop insight into population-specific meanings of smoking in our highly multicultural middle schools in order to provide effective and appropriate tools for smoking prevention efforts...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relation between mothers' child-feeding practices and children's adiposity
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, The University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:581-6. 2002
    ..The prevalence of obesity in American children is currently estimated to be 25%. Poor nutritional habits during childhood have been directly related to pediatric obesity...

Research Grants1

  1. Physical Activity & Weight Concerns: Adolescent Girls
    Donna Spruijt Metz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..I. to interact with the sponsor, Dr. Goran, in addition to Dr. Anderson-Johnson, Dr. Stacy, Dr. Chou, and other excellent scientist at USC will promote her continued development as an independent researcher. ..