Antronette Yancey

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Design and baseline characteristics of the Short bouTs of Exercise for Preschoolers (STEP) study
    Sofiya Alhassan
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 9258, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:582. 2012
  2. pmc Correlation of obesity with elevated blood pressure among racial/ethnic minority children in two Los Angeles middle schools
    William J McCarthy
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A46. 2008
  3. pmc Population-based interventions engaging communities of color in healthy eating and active living: a review
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services and Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health, 71 279 CHS, 650 Charles Young Dr South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Phone 310 794 9284
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A09. 2004
  4. pmc Black art posters, an incentive to increase study enrollment among Blacks in a large cohort study
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Med 46:370-3. 2008
  5. ncbi Effective recruitment and retention of minority research participants
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:1-28. 2006
  6. ncbi Challenges in improving fitness: results of a community-based, randomized, controlled lifestyle change intervention
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:412-29. 2006
  7. ncbi Physical activity as primary prevention to address cancer disparities
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities CEHD, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 23:253-63. 2007
  8. ncbi Bridging the Gap: understanding the structure of social inequities in childhood obesity
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, University of California Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S172-4. 2007
  9. ncbi Ethnic and sex variations in overweight self-perception: relationship to sedentariness
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:980-8. 2006
  10. ncbi Dissemination of physical activity promotion interventions in underserved populations
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S82-91. 2006

Research Grants

  1. COMMUNITY STEPS TO MINORITY YOUTH FITNESS
    Antronette Yancey; Fiscal Year: 2000
  2. COMMUNITY STEPS TO MINORITY YOUTH FITNESS
    Antronette Yancey; Fiscal Year: 2001
  3. COMMUNITY STEPS TO MINORITY YOUTH FITNESS
    Antronette Yancey; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. pmc Design and baseline characteristics of the Short bouTs of Exercise for Preschoolers (STEP) study
    Sofiya Alhassan
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 9258, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:582. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Correlation of obesity with elevated blood pressure among racial/ethnic minority children in two Los Angeles middle schools
    William J McCarthy
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A46. 2008
    ..We explored the potential for using obesity or fitness level as screening variables for cardiovascular disease risk factors in these students...
  3. pmc Population-based interventions engaging communities of color in healthy eating and active living: a review
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services and Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health, 71 279 CHS, 650 Charles Young Dr South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Phone 310 794 9284
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A09. 2004
    ..Few data exist for ethnic minority groups. This article reviews studies of population-based interventions targeting communities of color or including sufficient samples to permit ethnic-specific analyses...
  4. pmc Black art posters, an incentive to increase study enrollment among Blacks in a large cohort study
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Med 46:370-3. 2008
    ..Black art posters were offered to replace or augment the established $10 incentive for questionnaire completion in a longitudinal cohort study...
  5. ncbi Effective recruitment and retention of minority research participants
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:1-28. 2006
    ..We then characterized the current state of this literature, discussing implications for future research needs and directions...
  6. ncbi Challenges in improving fitness: results of a community-based, randomized, controlled lifestyle change intervention
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:412-29. 2006
    ..This study tested the efficacy of an 8-week culturally targeted nutrition and physical activity intervention on body composition...
  7. ncbi Physical activity as primary prevention to address cancer disparities
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities CEHD, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 23:253-63. 2007
    ..To review the research literature on physical activity (PA) intervention trials, with an emphasis on underserved populations...
  8. ncbi Bridging the Gap: understanding the structure of social inequities in childhood obesity
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, University of California Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S172-4. 2007
  9. ncbi Ethnic and sex variations in overweight self-perception: relationship to sedentariness
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:980-8. 2006
    ..In this study, we examined ethnic and sex differences in overweight self-perception and their association with sedentariness in this sample...
  10. ncbi Dissemination of physical activity promotion interventions in underserved populations
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S82-91. 2006
    ..Researchers, practitioners, decision makers, and policymakers must partner to bridge the evidentiary gap so that the physically active lifestyle choices become the easier choices...
  11. pmc Progress in the pipeline: replication of the minority training program in cancer control research
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, UCLA School of Public Health, CA 90095, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:230-6. 2006
    ..This paper evaluates the replicability of an NCI-funded didactic/experiential program to increase the diversity of doctorally-prepared cancer disparities investigators...
  12. ncbi Role models, ethnic identity, and health-risk behaviors in urban adolescents
    Antronette K Yancey
    UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and School of Public Health, Department of Health Services, Box 956900, A2 125 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:55-61. 2002
    ..However, there has been little empirical evaluation of the relationship between role model or mentor characteristics and health behaviors...
  13. ncbi Creating a robust public health infrastructure for physical activity promotion
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:68-78. 2007
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  14. pmc A cross-sectional prevalence study of ethnically targeted and general audience outdoor obesity-related advertising
    Antronette K Yancey
    UCLA School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, 650 Charles Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Milbank Q 87:155-84. 2009
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  15. ncbi Correlates of overweight and obesity among lesbian and bisexual women
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Med 36:676-83. 2003
    ..This study examines correlates of obesity and exercise frequency among lesbians and bisexual women...
  16. doi Role modeling, risk, and resilience in California adolescents
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, UCLA School of Public Health, 650 Charles Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:36-43. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between role model presence, type of role model, and various health-risk and health-protective behaviors among California adolescents...
  17. doi A graphical, computer-based decision-support tool to help decision makers evaluate policy options relating to physical activity
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:273-9. 2010
    ..This decision-support tool may expand the capacity of public health practitioners to conduct first-pass assessments of policy options for physical activity promotion in underserved communities...
  18. ncbi Physical inactivity and overweight among Los Angeles County adults
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:146-52. 2004
    ..The present study examines sociodemographic, health status, health behavioral, and health-related self-perception correlates of physical inactivity in a large, multiethnic urban population...
  19. ncbi The meta-volition model: organizational leadership is the key ingredient in getting society moving, literally!
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, Center for Health Policy Research, UCLA School of Public Health, 31 235 CHS, 650 Charles Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Med 49:342-51. 2009
    ..MVM embodies public-private partnership principles, a collective investment in the high cost of achieving and maintaining active lifestyles...
  20. ncbi Physical activity: Cinderella or Rodney Dangerfield?
    Antronette K Yancey
    UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Med 49:277-9. 2009
    ..The goal is to stimulate research institutions, public health agencies at all levels, and policy makers to raise physical activity as a priority commensurate with other pressing public health concerns...
  21. ncbi The Los Angeles Lift Off: a sociocultural environmental change intervention to integrate physical activity into the workplace
    Antronette K Yancey
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Prev Med 38:848-56. 2004
    ..To present the development and feasibility testing of a sociocultural environmental change intervention strategy aimed at integrating physical activity into workplace routine...
  22. ncbi Building capacity to prevent and control chronic disease in underserved communities: expanding the wisdom of WISEWOMAN in intervening at the environmental level
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:644-9. 2004
  23. ncbi "Live, Learn and Play": building strategic alliances between professional sports and public health
    Antronette Yancey
    Department of Health Services, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Prev Med 49:322-5. 2009
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  24. pmc Implementing organizational physical activity and healthy eating strategies on paid time: process evaluation of the UCLA WORKING pilot study
    Jammie M Hopkins
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Health Educ Res 27:385-98. 2012
    ..This pilot study has informed the conduct of WORKING II; a cluster randomized controlled trial aimed at enrolling 60-70 worksites in Los Angeles County...
  25. pmc Walking the talk: Fit WIC wellness programs improve self-efficacy in pediatric obesity prevention counseling
    Patricia B Crawford
    Center for Weight and Health, College of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley 94720 3104, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1480-5. 2004
    ..001), be physically active (P <.01), make positive changes in counseling parents about their children's weight (P <.01), and feel more comfortable in encouraging WIC clients to do physical activities with their children (P <.05)...
  26. pmc Regional differences in attitudes that may affect health behavior and willingness to participate in research among Black Seventh-day Adventists
    Andy Lampkin
    School of Religion, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:439-46. 2009
    ..To identify the attitudes and perceptions of Black Seventh-day Adventists regarding health research and the healthcare system in two regions of the United States...
  27. ncbi Engaging high-risk populations in community-level fitness promotion: ROCK! Richmond
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Promot Pract 4:180-8. 2003
    ..Certain high-risk segments of the population were successfully reached and involved in community fitness activities. Different recruitment methods may need to be used to recruit more from among the lowest socioeconomic strata...
  28. pmc Pausa para tu Salud: reduction of weight and waistlines by integrating exercise breaks into workplace organizational routine
    Agustin Lara
    Department of Health Services and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A12. 2008
    ..This study describes implementation and evaluation of an intervention, Pausa para tu Salud (Pause for Your Health), that integrated a brief period of group exercise into the workday...
  29. pmc Comparing self-reported disease outcomes, diet, and lifestyles in a national cohort of black and white Seventh-day Adventists
    Susanne Montgomery
    Loma Linda University, School of Public Health, 1709 Nichol Hall, Loma Linda, CA 92373, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A62. 2007
    ..This paper focuses on some preliminary baseline analyses of responses from the first group of participants recruited for AHS-2...
  30. pmc Fighting cancer with fitness: dietary outcomes of a randomized, controlled lifestyle change intervention in healthy African-American women
    William J McCarthy
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Med 44:246-53. 2007
    ..This study tested the efficacy of an 8-week, culturally targeted community-based nutrition and physical activity promotion intervention, Fight Cancer with Fitness! (FCF)...
  31. ncbi Leading by example: a local health department-community collaboration to incorporate physical activity into organizational practice
    Antronette K Yancey
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Los Angeles, 90095 6900, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 10:116-23. 2004
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  32. ncbi Putting promotion into practice: the African Americans building a legacy of health organizational wellness program
    Antronette K Yancey
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:233S-46S. 2006
    ..3, p = .00). This model holds promise for extending the reach of environmentally focused work-site wellness programming to organizations and at-risk populations not traditionally engaged by such efforts...
  33. ncbi The contribution of soul and Caribbean foods to nutrient intake in a sample of Blacks of US and Caribbean descent in the Adventist Health Study-2: a pilot study
    Jabar A Akbar
    School of Public Health, Dept of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:244-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the dietary contribution of culturally preferred foods in a population of Black Seventh-Day Adventists from the eastern and southern United States in order to improve the standard food frequency questionnaire...
  34. pmc Improving the nutritional resource environment for healthy living through community-based participatory research
    David C Sloane
    School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0626, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:568-75. 2003
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  35. pmc Heterogeneity of health disparities among African American, Hispanic, and Asian American women: unrecognized influences of sexual orientation
    Vickie M Mays
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:632-9. 2002
    ..This study compared health indicators among self-identified lesbians/bisexual women and heterosexual women residing in Los Angeles County...
  36. pmc Resilience and patterns of health risk behaviors in California adolescents
    Ritesh Mistry
    University of California, Los Angeles UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Health Services, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, USA
    Prev Med 48:291-7. 2009
    ..Assess whether adolescent health risk behaviors cluster, and whether resiliency factors are associated with observed clusters...
  37. doi Adapting a 1% or less milk campaign for a Hispanic/Latino population: the Adelante Con Leche Semi-descremada 1% experience
    Arnell J Hinkle
    California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness Program, Berkeley, California, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:108-11. 2008
    ..Describe and evaluate a media campaign to encourage 1% or nonfat milk consumption...
  38. ncbi Understanding the challenges in recruiting blacks to a longitudinal cohort study: the Adventist health study
    Patti Herring
    Department of Health Promotion and Education, Loma Linda University School of Public Health, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:423-30. 2004
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  39. ncbi Impact of a worksite wellness program on the nutrition and physical activity environment of child care centers
    Wendi A Gosliner
    Center for Weight and Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:186-9. 2010
    ..To test whether implementing a staff wellness program affects the nutrition and physical activity environment at child care centers...
  40. pmc Process evaluation of the Los Angeles Unified School District Nutrition Network
    Richard E Kratz
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, 31 235 CHS, 650 Charles Young Dr S, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A42. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the Los Angeles Unified School District Nutrition Network, a large multicomponent nutrition and physical activity program in an ethnically diverse school district, launched in 2000...
  41. pmc African Americans' access to healthy food options in South Los Angeles restaurants
    LaVonna Blair Lewis
    School of Policy, Planning and Development, University of Southern California, 650 Childs Way, Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall Room 309, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0626, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:668-73. 2005
    ..We also considered environmental prompts that encourage the purchase of various foods...
  42. ncbi Discovering the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease: Minority Health Summit 2003: report of the Advocacy Writing Group
    Antronette K Yancey
    Circulation 111:e140-9. 2005
  43. ncbi Effects of exercise and weight loss on hypertension
    William J McCarthy
    JAMA 290:885; author reply 886-7. 2003
  44. ncbi Assessing resource environments to target prevention interventions in community chronic disease control
    David Sloane
    School of Policy, Planning and Development, University of Southern California, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:146-58. 2006
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  45. ncbi Exercise and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: a statement from the Council on Clinical Cardiology (Subcommittee on Exercise, Rehabilitation, and Prevention) and the Council on Nutrition, Physical
    Paul D Thompson
    Circulation 107:3109-16. 2003
  46. ncbi Physical activity intervention studies: what we know and what we need to know: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism (Subcommittee on Physical Activity); Council on Cardiovascula
    Bess H Marcus
    Brown Medical School, USA
    Circulation 114:2739-52. 2006
    ..Our second purpose is to offer new ideas and recommendations to improve the state of the science within each area and, where possible, to propose ideas to help bridge the gaps between these existing categories of research...
  47. ncbi Poor attendance, poor outcomes: challenges facing the underserved
    Antronette K Yancey
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:313-6. 2004

Research Grants5

  1. COMMUNITY STEPS TO MINORITY YOUTH FITNESS
    Antronette Yancey; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Mediating variables are self-report behaviors and attitudes. 4. Compile and distribute a resource book that includes those behavior change strategies that were observed to work best with this population. ..
  2. COMMUNITY STEPS TO MINORITY YOUTH FITNESS
    Antronette Yancey; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Mediating variables are self-report behaviors and attitudes. 4. Compile and distribute a resource book that includes those behavior change strategies that were observed to work best with this population. ..
  3. COMMUNITY STEPS TO MINORITY YOUTH FITNESS
    Antronette Yancey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Mediating variables are self-report behaviors and attitudes. 4. Compile and distribute a resource book that includes those behavior change strategies that were observed to work best with this population. ..