Brit I Saksvig
Affiliation: University of Maryland
- A cross-sectional and longitudinal study of travel by walking before and after school among eighth-grade girlsBrit I Saksvig
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
J Adolesc Health 51:608-14. 2012..To examine "travel by walking" (TBW) before and after school among eighth-grade girls...
- A pilot school-based healthy eating and physical activity intervention improves diet, food knowledge, and self-efficacy for native Canadian childrenBrit I Saksvig
Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Nutr 135:2392-8. 2005..This program was associated with improved knowledge and the psychosocial factors related to healthy eating and dietary fiber intake of students in a remote First Nations community...
- Travel by walking before and after school and physical activity among adolescent girlsBrit I Saksvig
Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:153-8. 2007..To examine how "travel by walking" before and after school contributes to total physical activity of adolescent girls...
- Adolescent girls' exposure to physical activity-promoting environmentsMira Grieser
University of Maryland School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College Park, MD, USA
Am J Health Behav 38:74-82. 2014..To examine self-reported exposure to a physical activity (PA) promoting intervention and changes to school environmental PA factors...
- Perceptions of the food marketing environment among African American teen girls and adultsWendy S Bibeau
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, 2234S SPH, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Appetite 58:396-9. 2012..Results suggest that the marketing of highly available, convenient food at low prices sell products to teen girls. Future work is needed to better understand the consumer's perspective on the food and beverage marketing strategies used...
- Data to action: using formative research to develop intervention programs to increase physical activity in adolescent girlsDeborah Rohm Young
Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Health Educ Behav 33:97-111. 2006..g., enjoyable activities, opportunity to socialize) and barriers (e.g., lack of skills, fear of injury) for physical activity. The challenges of using formative research for intervention development are discussed...
- Black, Hispanic, and white girls' perceptions of environmental and social support and enjoyment of physical activityMira Grieser
Department of Kinesiology, Health and Human Performance Building, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
J Sch Health 78:314-20. 2008....
- Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent GirlsLarry S Webber
Department of Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:173-84. 2008..Physical activity is important for weight control and good health; however, activity levels decline in the adolescent years, particularly in girls...
- A description of the social-ecological framework used in the trial of activity for adolescent girls (TAAG)John P Elder
Graduate School of Public Health Division of Health Promotion, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Health Educ Res 22:155-65. 2007..The explicit and practical model developed for TAAG has already benefited the study and may have elements that can generalize to other health promotion studies...
- Recruiting a diverse group of middle school girls into the trial of activity for adolescent girlsJohn P Elder
Division of Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
J Sch Health 78:523-31. 2008..TAAG provided a unique opportunity to recruit large cohorts of randomly sampled girls within 36 diverse middle schools across the United States...