DAWN WILSON

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Motivational versus social cognitive interventions for promoting fruit and vegetable intake and physical activity in African American adolescents
    Dawn K Wilson
    Prevention Research Center, and Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:310-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and environmental supports for physical activity among active and inactive residents of a U. S. southeastern county
    Dawn K Wilson
    Department of Psychology, Barnwell College, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Health Psychol 26:710-7. 2007
  3. pmc A preliminary test of a student-centered intervention on increasing physical activity in underserved adolescents
    Dawn K Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:119-24. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Commentary for Health Psychology special issue: theoretical advances in diet and physical activity interventions
    Dawn K Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, SC 29208, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S1-2. 2008
  5. pmc Brief report: a qualitative study of gender preferences and motivational factors for physical activity in underserved adolescents
    Dawn K Wilson
    Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:293-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship between exposure to violence and blood pressure mechanisms
    Dawn K Wilson
    Prevention Research Center, and Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 6:321-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and perceptions of access and safety for physical activity
    Dawn K Wilson
    Preventino Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:20-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Violence exposure, catecholamine excretion, and blood pressure nondipping status in African American male versus female adolescents
    Dawn K Wilson
    Prevention Research Center and Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:906-15. 2002
  9. pmc An overview of "The Active by Choice Today" (ACT) trial for increasing physical activity
    Dawn K Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:21-31. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Changing the home nutrition environment: effects of a nutrition and media literacy pilot intervention
    Alexandra E Evans
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, SC, USA
    Fam Community Health 29:43-54. 2006

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Motivational versus social cognitive interventions for promoting fruit and vegetable intake and physical activity in African American adolescents
    Dawn K Wilson
    Prevention Research Center, and Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:310-9. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that the change in F&V intake in the SCT+MI group resulted from strategic self-presentation, which induced positive shifts in self-concept and self-efficacy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and environmental supports for physical activity among active and inactive residents of a U. S. southeastern county
    Dawn K Wilson
    Department of Psychology, Barnwell College, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Health Psychol 26:710-7. 2007
    ..Residents of a southeastern community (N = 1,111; ages 18-75 years) were contacted using a random-digit-dial method and were asked about neighborhood and community social and environmental supports for physical activity...
  3. pmc A preliminary test of a student-centered intervention on increasing physical activity in underserved adolescents
    Dawn K Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:119-24. 2005
    ..Previous studies have shown that choice and self-initiated behavior change are important for increasing intrinsic motivation and physical activity (PA), however, little of this research has focused on underserved adolescents...
  4. doi request reprint Commentary for Health Psychology special issue: theoretical advances in diet and physical activity interventions
    Dawn K Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, SC 29208, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S1-2. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Brief report: a qualitative study of gender preferences and motivational factors for physical activity in underserved adolescents
    Dawn K Wilson
    Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:293-7. 2005
    ..This study used focus groups to identify preferences for physical activity (PA) and motivational themes for increasing PA in underserved adolescents...
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship between exposure to violence and blood pressure mechanisms
    Dawn K Wilson
    Prevention Research Center, and Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 6:321-6. 2004
    ..Prevention and intervention efforts to reduce community violence are reviewed, and a call is made for encouraging further research on this critical topic...
  7. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and perceptions of access and safety for physical activity
    Dawn K Wilson
    Preventino Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:20-8. 2004
    ..Environmental factors may play an important role on influencing physical activity (PA) behaviors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Violence exposure, catecholamine excretion, and blood pressure nondipping status in African American male versus female adolescents
    Dawn K Wilson
    Prevention Research Center and Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:906-15. 2002
    ..This study examined the relationship between violence exposure, catecholamine excretion, and BP nondipping status in 56 healthy African American adolescents (27 boys, 29 girls; ages 11-18 years)...
  9. pmc An overview of "The Active by Choice Today" (ACT) trial for increasing physical activity
    Dawn K Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:21-31. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Changing the home nutrition environment: effects of a nutrition and media literacy pilot intervention
    Alexandra E Evans
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, SC, USA
    Fam Community Health 29:43-54. 2006
    ..A quasi-experimental research design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention. The media intervention was effective in changing the home environment...
  11. pmc Physical activity influences in a disadvantaged African American community and the communities' proposed solutions
    Sarah F Griffin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Heath, Education, and Human Development, Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:180-90. 2008
    ..Findings suggest that safety issues are an important factor for residents living in disadvantaged conditions and that the residents know how they want to make their neighborhoods healthier...
  12. pmc A qualitative study of parental modeling and social support for physical activity in underserved adolescents
    Marcie S Wright
    Department of Psychology, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:224-32. 2010
    ..This study suggests that future interventions should focus on improving parental engagement and tangible support that involve direct participation from parents in physical activities with their adolescents...
  13. pmc New perspectives on health disparities and obesity interventions in youth
    Dawn K Wilson
    Department of Psychology, Barnwell College, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:231-44. 2009
    ..The review focuses on interventions that target obesity-related behaviors (diet, physical activity, sedentary behaviors) and adiposity outcomes (body mass index) in minority children and adolescents...
  14. doi request reprint An adolescent weight-loss program integrating family variables reduces energy intake
    Heather Kitzman-Ulrich
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, 1233 Washington St, 9th Floor, Columbia, SC 29201, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:491-6. 2009
    ..Results indicate that nurturance can be an important family variable to target in future adolescent weight-loss and dietary programs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Outcome expectations, barriers, and strategies for healthful eating: a perspective from adolescents from low-income families
    Alexandra E Evans
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Fam Community Health 29:17-27. 2006
    ....
  16. pmc Perceptions of environmental supports for physical activity in African American and white adults in a rural county in South Carolina
    Steven P Hooker
    Research Associate Professor, Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29208
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A11. 2005
    ..This study examined the association between perceptions of social and safety-related environmental attributes and physical activity (PA) and walking in African American and white adults...
  17. ncbi request reprint Race differences in cardiovascular and cortisol responses to an interpersonal challenge in women who are family caregivers
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 1300 Wheat Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:17-24. 2005
    ..To examine race differences in psychosocial and psychophysiological responses to family caregiving...
  18. pmc Associations of perceived social and physical environmental supports with physical activity and walking behavior
    Cheryl L Addy
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:440-3. 2004
    ..Perceiving neighbors as being active, having access to sidewalks, and using malls were associated with regular walking...
  19. pmc An overview of the "Positive Action for Today's Health" (PATH) trial for increasing walking in low income, ethnic minority communities
    Dawn K Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:624-33. 2010
    ..The Positive Action for Today's Health (PATH) trial compares three communities that are randomly assigned to different levels of an environmental intervention to improve safety and access for walking in low income communities...
  20. ncbi request reprint Awareness and use of community walking trails
    Julian A Reed
    Health and Exercise Science, Furman University, Greenville, SC 29613, USA
    Prev Med 39:903-8. 2004
    ..Community trail development is an emerging strategy to increase physical activity (PA) among community residents. The purpose of this study was to assess awareness and use of trails and compare perceptions to objective data...
  21. ncbi request reprint Awareness and use of a university recreational trail
    Julian A Reed
    Health and Exercise Science Department, Furman University, Greenville, SC 29613, USA
    J Am Coll Health 54:227-30. 2006
    ..However, of the individuals who used the trail, the majority only used the trail 1 day a week. University programming is needed to increase trail usage among college students...

Research Grants13

  1. Improving safety and access for physical activity supplement
    DAWN WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Understanding the social and physical environmental mechanisms in promoting physical activity in underserved communities will ultimately reduce the rate of obesity, chronic disease, and health care costs in the United States. ..
  2. Improving Safety and Access for Physical Activity
    DAWN WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Self-Determination for Increasing Physical Activity
    DAWN WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will address an important public health problem that will have implications for decreasing obesity in underserved adolescents. ..
  4. Improving Safety and Access for Physical Activity
    DAWN WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  5. Self-Determination for Increasing Physical Activity
    DAWN WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will address an important public health problem that will have implications for decreasing obesity in underserved adolescents. ..
  6. Self-Determination for Increasing Physical Activity
    DAWN WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will address an important public health problem that has implications for decreasing obesity in children and adolescents. ..
  7. Improving Safety and Access for Physical Activity
    Dawn K Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....