Melicia C Whitt-Glover

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Increasing physical activity among African-American women and girls
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 8:318-24. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Utility of a congregational health assessment to identify and direct health promotion opportunities in churches
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, 500 W 4th Street, Suite 203, Winston Salem, NC 27101, United States Electronic address
    Eval Program Plann 44:81-8. 2014
  3. 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
  4. pmc Translating the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet for use in underresourced, urban African American communities, 2010
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, 500 W 4th St, Ste 203, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:120088. 2013
  5. pmc Learning and Developing Individual Exercise Skills (L.A.D.I.E.S.) for a better life: a physical activity intervention for black women
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1159-71. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Recommendations for advancing opportunities to increase physical activity in racial/ethnic minority communities
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Prev Med 49:292-3. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Systematic review of interventions to increase physical activity and physical fitness in African-Americans
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, 500 West 4th Street, Suite 203, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:S33-56. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Disparities in physical activity and sedentary behaviors among US children and adolescents: prevalence, correlates, and intervention implications
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S309-34. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship of weekly activity minutes to metabolic syndrome in prediabetes: the healthy living partnerships to prevent diabetes
    Erica Rosenberger Hale
    Dept of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC
    J Phys Act Health 10:690-8. 2013
  10. pmc Pilot study of a faith-based physical activity program among sedentary blacks
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A51. 2008

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Increasing physical activity among African-American women and girls
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 8:318-24. 2009
    ..This article summarizes the findings from those 11 studies and provides recommendations for improving strategies to increase physical activity in African-American women and girls...
  2. doi request reprint Utility of a congregational health assessment to identify and direct health promotion opportunities in churches
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, 500 W 4th Street, Suite 203, Winston Salem, NC 27101, United States Electronic address
    Eval Program Plann 44:81-8. 2014
    ..This paper highlights an approach for identifying health programming targets in minority churches...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. pmc Translating the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet for use in underresourced, urban African American communities, 2010
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, 500 W 4th St, Ste 203, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:120088. 2013
    ..The objective of this pilot study was to test the feasibility of using a culturally modified version of DASH among African Americans in an underresourced community...
  5. pmc Learning and Developing Individual Exercise Skills (L.A.D.I.E.S.) for a better life: a physical activity intervention for black women
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1159-71. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Recommendations for advancing opportunities to increase physical activity in racial/ethnic minority communities
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Prev Med 49:292-3. 2009
    ..We provide suggestions for advancing opportunities for effective and sustainable strategies for increasing physical activity in racial/ethnic minority populations...
  7. doi request reprint Systematic review of interventions to increase physical activity and physical fitness in African-Americans
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, 500 West 4th Street, Suite 203, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:S33-56. 2009
    ..To identify characteristics of effective interventions designed to increase physical activity (PA) or fitness among African-Americans...
  8. doi request reprint Disparities in physical activity and sedentary behaviors among US children and adolescents: prevalence, correlates, and intervention implications
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S309-34. 2009
    ..To eliminate health disparities, changes in policies that have an impact on physical activity may be necessary to promote physical activity among high-risk youth...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship of weekly activity minutes to metabolic syndrome in prediabetes: the healthy living partnerships to prevent diabetes
    Erica Rosenberger Hale
    Dept of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC
    J Phys Act Health 10:690-8. 2013
    ..78 (P = .009) times those meeting goal. One hour additional WM led to 15 times lower MetS odds. Conclusions: Meeting PA goals reduced MetS odds in this sample, which supported PA for prediabetes to prevent MetS. ..
  10. pmc Pilot study of a faith-based physical activity program among sedentary blacks
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A51. 2008
    ..This pilot study evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of implementing a physical activity program for sedentary black adults in churches...
  11. ncbi request reprint Self-reported physical activity among blacks: estimates from national surveys
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:412-7. 2007
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Instant RecessĀ®: a practical tool for increasing physical activity during the school day
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Gramercy Research Group, Los Angeles School of Public Health, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 5:289-97. 2011
    ..Interventions are needed that increase activity levels without sacrificing time spent in academics...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns in children with and without Down syndrome
    Melicia C Whitt-Glover
    Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 9:158-64. 2006
    ..To describe physical activity (PA) patterns in children with Down syndrome (DS) compared to their unaffected siblings...
  14. pmc Relationship of weekly activity minutes to metabolic syndrome in prediabetes: the healthy living partnerships to prevent diabetes
    Erica Rosenberger Hale
    Dept of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 10:690-8. 2013
    ..Physical inactivity contributes to metabolic syndrome (MetS) in overweight/obesity. However, little is known about this relationship in prediabetes...
  15. pmc The association between physical activity and subclinical atherosclerosis: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Alain G Bertoni
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:444-54. 2009
    ..These data suggest that walking pace is associated with less subclinical atherosclerosis; these associations may be mediated by cardiovascular disease risk factors...

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