Jean L Wiecha

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A toolkit to promote fidelity to health promotion interventions in afterschool programs
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:370-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Disseminating health promotion practices in after-school programs through YMCA learning collaboratives
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:190-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Effect of an after-school intervention on increases in children's physical activity
    Steven L Gortmaker
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:450-7. 2012
  4. pmc Informal training in staff networks to support dissemination of health promotion programs
    Shoba Ramanadhan
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:12-8. 2010
  5. pmc Impact of an organizational intervention designed to improve snack and beverage quality in YMCA after-school programs
    Rebecca S Mozaffarian
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:925-32. 2010
  6. pmc Price and healthfulness of snacks in 32 YMCA after-school programs in 4 US metropolitan areas, 2006-2008
    Rebecca S Mozaffarian
    Harvard Prevention Research Center, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E38. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint When children eat what they watch: impact of television viewing on dietary intake in youth
    Jean L Wiecha
    Departments of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:436-42. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Development of healthy eating and physical activity quality standards for out-of-school time programs
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Child Obes 8:572-6. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Playground safety and access in Boston neighborhoods
    Angie L Cradock
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:357-63. 2005
  10. pmc Extra-team connections for knowledge transfer between staff teams
    Shoba Ramanadhan
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:967-76. 2009

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint A toolkit to promote fidelity to health promotion interventions in afterschool programs
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:370-9. 2013
    ..The QI approach holds promise for public health efforts and for field research to evaluate promising interventions by helping ensure full implementation of health promotion strategies...
  2. doi request reprint Disseminating health promotion practices in after-school programs through YMCA learning collaboratives
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:190-8. 2010
    ..We describe the perceived usefulness of a learning collaborative for translating obesity prevention science into practice at YMCA after-school programs...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of an after-school intervention on increases in children's physical activity
    Steven L Gortmaker
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:450-7. 2012
    ..Evaluate the effect of an after-school intervention on physical activity program changes and individual behaviors among children...
  4. pmc Informal training in staff networks to support dissemination of health promotion programs
    Shoba Ramanadhan
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:12-8. 2010
    ..To study informal skill transfer via staff networks as a complement to formal training among afterschool childcare providers implementing a health promotion program...
  5. pmc Impact of an organizational intervention designed to improve snack and beverage quality in YMCA after-school programs
    Rebecca S Mozaffarian
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:925-32. 2010
    ..We evaluated the quality of snacks and beverages served at YMCA after-school programs before and after the programs' participation in a YMCA Learning Collaborative...
  6. pmc Price and healthfulness of snacks in 32 YMCA after-school programs in 4 US metropolitan areas, 2006-2008
    Rebecca S Mozaffarian
    Harvard Prevention Research Center, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E38. 2012
    ..We assessed the cost of beverages and foods served at YMCA after-school programs, determined whether healthful snacks were more expensive, and identified inexpensive, healthful options...
  7. ncbi request reprint When children eat what they watch: impact of television viewing on dietary intake in youth
    Jean L Wiecha
    Departments of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:436-42. 2006
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  8. doi request reprint Development of healthy eating and physical activity quality standards for out-of-school time programs
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Child Obes 8:572-6. 2012
    ..The National AfterSchool Association adopted voluntary healthy eating and physical activity quality standards (HEPAQS) in April, 2011...
  9. ncbi request reprint Playground safety and access in Boston neighborhoods
    Angie L Cradock
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:357-63. 2005
    ..Youth physical activity is partly influenced by access to playgrounds and recreational opportunities. Playgrounds in disadvantaged areas may be less safe...
  10. pmc Extra-team connections for knowledge transfer between staff teams
    Shoba Ramanadhan
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:967-76. 2009
    ..Further research on extra-team connections and knowledge transfer in low-resource, high turnover environments is needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of a school-based obesity-prevention intervention on menarche (United States)
    Jorge E Chavarro
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1245-52. 2005
    ..Early menarche is a risk factor for breast cancer. Since body composition influences age at menarche we decided to estimate the effects of a school-based intervention for the prevention of obesity on the initiation of menses in young girls...
  12. ncbi request reprint School vending machine use and fast-food restaurant use are associated with sugar-sweetened beverage intake in youth
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1624-30. 2006
    ..To examine associations between use of school vending machines and fast-food restaurants and youth intake of sugar-sweetened beverages...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of an integrated health education program in an urban school system: planet health
    Jean L Wiecha
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:467-74. 2004
    ..Assessed the feasibility, acceptability, and sustainability of Planet Health, an interdisciplinary, integrated health education curriculum implemented in six public middle schools...