health promotion

Summary

Summary: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Developing a process-evaluation plan for assessing health promotion program implementation: a how-to guide
    Ruth P Saunders
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Health Promot Pract 6:134-47. 2005
  2. pmc Periodic prompts and reminders in health promotion and health behavior interventions: systematic review
    Jillian P Fry
    Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e16. 2009
  3. pmc Evaluating the public health impact of health promotion interventions: the RE-AIM framework
    R E Glasgow
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, CO 80214, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1322-7. 1999
  4. ncbi Health promotion by social cognitive means
    Albert Bandura
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 2130, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:143-64. 2004
  5. pmc Using the internet to promote health behavior change: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the impact of theoretical basis, use of behavior change techniques, and mode of delivery on efficacy
    Thomas L Webb
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
    J Med Internet Res 12:e4. 2010
  6. ncbi Effective techniques in healthy eating and physical activity interventions: a meta-regression
    Susan Michie
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, University College London, UK
    Health Psychol 28:690-701. 2009
  7. ncbi The transtheoretical model of health behavior change
    J O Prochaska
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Am J Health Promot 12:38-48. 1997
  8. pmc Which intervention characteristics are related to more exposure to internet-delivered healthy lifestyle promotion interventions? A systematic review
    Wendy Brouwer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 13:e2. 2011
  9. ncbi The delivery of public health interventions via the Internet: actualizing their potential
    Gary G Bennett
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:273-92. 2009
  10. ncbi Does tailoring matter? Meta-analytic review of tailored print health behavior change interventions
    Seth M Noar
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0042, USA
    Psychol Bull 133:673-93. 2007

Research Grants

  1. INTERNET ENHANCED HEALTH PROMOTION FOR OBESE ETHNIC MINORITY ADOLESCENTS
    Jessica A Whiteley; Fiscal Year: 2011
  2. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    ASOKA S SRINIVASAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
  3. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    HERMAN ALFRED TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    HERMAN ALFRED TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    Asoka Srinivasan; Fiscal Year: 2010
  6. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    Herman Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    ASOKA S SRINIVASAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
  8. PS11-003 Minority AIDS Research Initiative
    BRIDGETTE MERCEDEZ BRAWNER; Fiscal Year: 2013
  9. Self-Determination Theory and Lifestyle Behaviors in Barrett's Esophagus Patients
    HODA J BADR; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. Biomedical Computing Support of Cancer Control and Surveillance
    DAVID RONEY; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications342 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Developing a process-evaluation plan for assessing health promotion program implementation: a how-to guide
    Ruth P Saunders
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Health Promot Pract 6:134-47. 2005
    ..and systematic approach for developing a process-evaluation plan to assess the implementation of a targeted health promotion intervention...
  2. pmc Periodic prompts and reminders in health promotion and health behavior interventions: systematic review
    Jillian P Fry
    Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e16. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Evaluating the public health impact of health promotion interventions: the RE-AIM framework
    R E Glasgow
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, CO 80214, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1322-7. 1999
    ..The authors summarize strengths and limitations of the RE-AIM model and recommend areas for future research and application...
  4. ncbi Health promotion by social cognitive means
    Albert Bandura
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 2130, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:143-64. 2004
    This article examines health promotion and disease prevention from the perspective of social cognitive theory...
  5. pmc Using the internet to promote health behavior change: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the impact of theoretical basis, use of behavior change techniques, and mode of delivery on efficacy
    Thomas L Webb
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
    J Med Internet Res 12:e4. 2010
    ..However, reviews of these interventions to date have not systematically identified intervention characteristics and linked these to effectiveness...
  6. ncbi Effective techniques in healthy eating and physical activity interventions: a meta-regression
    Susan Michie
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, University College London, UK
    Health Psychol 28:690-701. 2009
    ..This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of active BC interventions designed to promote physical activity and healthy eating and investigate whether theoretically specified BC techniques improve outcome...
  7. ncbi The transtheoretical model of health behavior change
    J O Prochaska
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Am J Health Promot 12:38-48. 1997
    ..If results with stage-matched interventions continue to be replicated, health promotion programs will be able to produce unprecedented impacts on entire at-risk populations.
  8. pmc Which intervention characteristics are related to more exposure to internet-delivered healthy lifestyle promotion interventions? A systematic review
    Wendy Brouwer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 13:e2. 2011
    ..However, there is no systematic overview of which characteristics of Internet-delivered interventions may be related to more exposure...
  9. ncbi The delivery of public health interventions via the Internet: actualizing their potential
    Gary G Bennett
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:273-92. 2009
    ..0 functionality...
  10. ncbi Does tailoring matter? Meta-analytic review of tailored print health behavior change interventions
    Seth M Noar
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0042, USA
    Psychol Bull 133:673-93. 2007
    ..Implications of these results are discussed and future directions for research on tailored health messages and interventions are offered...
  11. pmc A meta-analysis of computer-tailored interventions for health behavior change
    Paul Krebs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Prev Med 51:214-21. 2010
    ..have become increasingly common for facilitating improvement in behaviors related to chronic disease and health promotion. A sufficient number of outcome studies from these interventions are now available to facilitate the ..
  12. ncbi Healthcare via cell phones: a systematic review
    Santosh Krishna
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Telemed J E Health 15:231-40. 2009
    ....
  13. pmc Systematic review of reviews of intervention components associated with increased effectiveness in dietary and physical activity interventions
    Colin J Greaves
    University of Exeter, Peninsula Medical School, Smeall Building, St Luke s Campus, Magdalen Road, Exeter EX1 2LU, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:119. 2011
    ..The aim of this systematic review of reviews was to identify intervention components that are associated with increased change in diet and/or physical activity in individuals at risk of type 2 diabetes...
  14. pmc The effectiveness of Web-based vs. non-Web-based interventions: a meta-analysis of behavioral change outcomes
    Dean J Wantland
    Department of Community Health Systems, University of California, San Francisco, N531M, School of Nursing, San Francisco CA 94143, USA
    J Med Internet Res 6:e40. 2004
    ..The use and effectiveness of Web-based interventions to encourage an individual's change in behavior compared to non-Web-based interventions have not been substantially reviewed...
  15. ncbi Creating healthy food and eating environments: policy and environmental approaches
    Mary Story
    Healthy Eating Research Program, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:253-72. 2008
    ..The status of measurement and evaluation of nutrition environments and the need for action to improve health are highlighted...
  16. ncbi Using pedometers to increase physical activity and improve health: a systematic review
    Dena M Bravata
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    JAMA 298:2296-304. 2007
    ..Without detailed evidence of their effectiveness, pedometers have recently become popular as a tool for motivating physical activity...
  17. ncbi What works? Interventions for maternal and child undernutrition and survival
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Lancet 371:417-40. 2008
    ..To eliminate stunting in the longer term, these interventions should be supplemented by improvements in the underlying determinants of undernutrition, such as poverty, poor education, disease burden, and lack of women's empowerment...
  18. ncbi Implementation matters: a review of research on the influence of implementation on program outcomes and the factors affecting implementation
    Joseph A Durlak
    Department of Psychology, Loyola University Chicago, 6525 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60626, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 41:327-50. 2008
    ..The collection of implementation data is an essential feature of program evaluations, and more information is needed on which and how various factors influence implementation in different community settings...
  19. pmc Measuring the built environment for physical activity: state of the science
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S99-123.e12. 2009
    ..In particular, further research is needed to improve the technical quality of measures, understand the relevance to various population groups, and understand the utility of measures for science and public health...
  20. pmc Why don't we see more translation of health promotion research to practice? Rethinking the efficacy-to-effectiveness transition
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1261-7. 2003
    ..Recommendations are offered to help close the gap between efficacy and effectiveness research and to guide evaluation and possible adoption of new programs...
  21. pmc Effect of school-based interventions on physical activity and fitness in children and adolescents: a review of reviews and systematic update
    S Kriemler
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Basel, Socinstr 59, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 45:923-30. 2011
    ..School-based interventions are thought to be the most universally applicable and effective way to counteract low physical activity (PA) and fitness although there is controversy about the optimal strategy to intervene...
  22. pmc Impact of stepping stones on incidence of HIV and HSV-2 and sexual behaviour in rural South Africa: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Rachel Jewkes
    Gender and Health Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Private Bag X385, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    BMJ 337:a506. 2008
    ..To assess the impact of Stepping Stones, a HIV prevention programme, on incidence of HIV and herpes simplex type 2 (HSV-2) and sexual behaviour...
  23. pmc Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program into the community. The DEPLOY Pilot Study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:357-63. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the delivery of a group-based DPP lifestyle intervention in partnership with the YMCA...
  24. ncbi Tracking of physical activity from childhood to adulthood: a review
    Risto Telama
    LIKES Research Institute, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Obes Facts 2:187-95. 2009
    ..The results of the tracking studies support the idea that the enhancement of physical activity in children and adolescents is of great importance for the promotion of public health...
  25. ncbi Website-delivered physical activity interventions a review of the literature
    Corneel Vandelanotte
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:54-64. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to systematically review the research findings and outcomes of website-delivered physical activity interventions and to identify relationships of intervention attributes with behavioral outcomes...
  26. pmc Web 2.0 for health promotion: reviewing the current evidence
    Wen Ying Sylvia Chou
    Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e9-18. 2013
    ..landscape increasingly participatory, empirical evidence is needed regarding their impact on and utility for health promotion. Following Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses guidelines, we searched 4 ..
  27. pmc Internet-based physical activity interventions: a systematic review of the literature
    Marleen H van den Berg
    Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 9:e26. 2007
    ..The Internet has been brought forward as an effective tool to change physical activity behavior. However, little is known about the evidence regarding such Internet-based interventions...
  28. pmc Interventions to promote walking: systematic review
    David Ogilvie
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 334:1204. 2007
    ..To assess the effects of interventions to promote walking in individuals and populations...
  29. pmc The influence of user characteristics and a periodic email prompt on exposure to an internet-delivered computer-tailored lifestyle program
    Francine Schneider
    Caphri, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e40. 2012
    The Internet is a promising medium in the field of health promotion for offering tailored and targeted lifestyle interventions applying computer-tailored (CT) techniques to the general public...
  30. ncbi Evaluation design for large-scale HIV prevention programmes: the case of Avahan, the India AIDS initiative
    Padma Chandrasekaran
    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, New Delhi, India
    AIDS 22:S1-15. 2008
    ..Evaluating such programmes is challenging and complex, requiring clarity of evaluation purpose and evidential approaches substantively different to those employed for pilots and small programmes...
  31. pmc Use of mass media campaigns to change health behaviour
    Melanie A Wakefield
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Australia
    Lancet 376:1261-71. 2010
    ..Finally, we propose areas for improvement, such as investment in longer better-funded campaigns to achieve adequate population exposure to media messages...
  32. pmc Changing the future of obesity: science, policy, and action
    Steven L Gortmaker
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 378:838-47. 2011
    ..We call for a sustained worldwide effort to monitor, prevent, and control obesity...
  33. ncbi How can we increase translation of research into practice? Types of evidence needed
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, CO 80231, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:413-33. 2007
    ..Greater attention is needed to connectedness across program levels and components. Finally, examples are provided of evaluation models and current programs that can help accelerate translation of research to practice and policy...
  34. pmc A systematic review of information and communication technology-based interventions for promoting physical activity behavior change in children and adolescents
    Patrick W C Lau
    Department of Physical Education, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China
    J Med Internet Res 13:e48. 2011
    ..Although several systematic reviews have documented the effects of ICT-based interventions on PA behavior, very few have focused on children and adolescents specifically...
  35. pmc Effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and adolescents: systematic review of controlled trials
    Esther M F van Sluijs
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Sciences, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ
    BMJ 335:703. 2007
    ..To review the published literature on the effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and adolescents...
  36. pmc Changes in risk behaviours and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections following HIV preventive interventions among female sex workers in five districts in Karnataka state, south India
    B M Ramesh
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i17-24. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of a large-scale HIV prevention programme for female sex workers (FSW) in Karnataka state, south India, on the prevalence of HIV/sexually transmitted infections (STI), condom use and programme coverage...
  37. ncbi Healthy nutrition environments: concepts and measures
    Karen Glanz
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Room 526, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:330-3, ii. 2005
    ..Measures fall into priority categories of consumer and community environments...
  38. ncbi Interventions to prevent obesity in 0-5 year olds: an updated systematic review of the literature
    Kylie D Hesketh
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S27-35. 2010
    ..Ten electronic databases were searched to identify literature published from January 1995 to August 2008...
  39. pmc Computer-delivered interventions for health promotion and behavioral risk reduction: a meta-analysis of 75 randomized controlled trials, 1988-2007
    David B Portnoy
    Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention, 2006 Hillside Road, Unit 1248, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 06269 1248, USA
    Prev Med 47:3-16. 2008
    ..The use of computers to promote healthy behavior is increasing. To evaluate the efficacy of these computer-delivered interventions, we conducted a meta-analysis of the published literature...
  40. ncbi Health by association? Social capital, social theory, and the political economy of public health
    Simon Szreter
    Faculty of History and Fellow of St John s College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1TP, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:650-67. 2004
    ....
  41. ncbi Alma-Ata: Rebirth and Revision 6 Interventions to address maternal, newborn, and child survival: what difference can integrated primary health care strategies make?
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Lancet 372:972-89. 2008
    ..Strengthening MNCH at the primary health-care level should be a priority for countries to reach their Millennium Development Goal targets for reducing maternal and child mortality...
  42. pmc A text message-based intervention for weight loss: randomized controlled trial
    Kevin Patrick
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e1. 2009
    ....
  43. ncbi Characteristics of visitors and revisitors to an Internet-delivered computer-tailored lifestyle intervention implemented for use by the general public
    Wendy Brouwer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 25:585-95. 2010
    ..e. men, older and lower educated persons...
  44. ncbi Isfahan Healthy Heart Programme: a comprehensive integrated community-based programme for cardiovascular disease prevention and control. Design, methods and initial experience
    Nizal Sarraf-Zadegan
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Acta Cardiol 58:309-20. 2003
    ..The whole baseline survey will be repeated on the original and an independent sample in both communities at the end of the study...
  45. ncbi Understanding participation in sport and physical activity among children and adults: a review of qualitative studies
    Steven Allender
    Public Health, University of Oxford, Rosemary Rue Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford, UK
    Health Educ Res 21:826-35. 2006
    ..Challenges to identity such as having to show others an unfit body, lacking confidence and competence in core skills or appearing overly masculine were barriers to participation...
  46. ncbi Declines in risk behaviour and sexually transmitted infection prevalence following a community-led HIV preventive intervention among female sex workers in Mysore, India
    Sushena Reza-Paul
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    AIDS 22:S91-100. 2008
    ..The key programme components were: community mobilization and peer-mediated outreach; increasing access to and utilization of sexual health services; and enhancing the enabling environment to support programme activities...
  47. ncbi Tackling of unhealthy diets, physical inactivity, and obesity: health effects and cost-effectiveness
    Michele Cecchini
    Health Division, Organisation for Economic Co operation and Development OECD, Paris, France
    Lancet 376:1775-84. 2010
    ..A package of measures for the prevention of chronic diseases would deliver substantial health gains, with a very favourable cost-effectiveness profile...
  48. ncbi Evaluating the impact of health promotion programs: using the RE-AIM framework to form summary measures for decision making involving complex issues
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Clinical Research Unit, 335 Road Runner Lane Penrose, Denver, CO 81240, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:688-94. 2006
    ..Such approaches offer potential to help identify interventions most likely to meaningfully impact population health...
  49. ncbi A comprehensive review on salt and health and current experience of worldwide salt reduction programmes
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 23:363-84. 2009
    ..The challenge is to spread this out to all other countries. A modest reduction in population salt intake worldwide will result in a major improvement in public health...
  50. ncbi Parents as agents of change in childhood obesity--from research to practice
    Moria Golan
    School of Nutritional Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:66-76. 2006
    ..01) and with less weight loss (p < 0.05). Omitting the obese child from direct intervention and targeting parents only is a cost-effective approach with integrated messages for the management of weight-related problems...
  51. ncbi Socioeconomic differences in food purchasing behaviour and suggested implications for diet-related health promotion
    G Turrell
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Public Health, Brisbane QLD, Australia
    J Hum Nutr Diet 15:355-64. 2002
    ..Also, the type of food people buy influences the quality of their nutrient intake...
  52. ncbi Promotion of Breastfeeding Intervention Trial (PROBIT): a randomized trial in the Republic of Belarus
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 285:413-20. 2001
    ..Potential sources of bias in such studies have led to doubts about the magnitude of these health benefits in industrialized countries...
  53. pmc Rates and determinants of repeated participation in a web-based behavior change program for healthy body weight and healthy lifestyle
    Marieke W Verheijden
    TNO Quality of Life, CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 9:e1. 2007
    ..However, because of the known dose-response relationship between the intensity and frequency of counseling and the behavior change outcomes, selective retention may also be a concern...
  54. ncbi Recommended community strategies and measurements to prevent obesity in the United States
    Laura Kettel Khan
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 58:1-26. 2009
    ....
  55. ncbi Assessment of population-level effect of Avahan, an HIV-prevention initiative in India
    Marie Ng
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 378:1643-52. 2011
    ..It was launched in 2003 in six states with a total population of 300 million and a high HIV burden. We assessed the population-level effect of the first phase of Avahan (2003-08)...
  56. ncbi Evaluating social media's capacity to develop engaged audiences in health promotion settings: use of Twitter metrics as a case study
    Brad L Neiger
    Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:157-62. 2013
    Use of social media in health promotion and public health continues to grow in popularity, though most of what is reported in literature represents one-way messaging devoid of attributes associated with engagement, a core attribute, if ..
  57. pmc A systematic examination of the use of online social networking sites for sexual health promotion
    Judy Gold
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:583. 2011
    ..of these sites, along with their interactive functions, offer a novel environment in which to deliver health promotion messages...
  58. pmc Developing health promotion interventions on social networking sites: recommendations from The FaceSpace Project
    Judy Gold
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 14:e30. 2012
    Online social networking sites offer a novel setting for the delivery of health promotion interventions due to their potential to reach a large population and the possibility for two-way engagement...
  59. pmc Using crowdsourcing technology for testing multilingual public health promotion materials
    Anne M Turner
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Med Internet Res 14:e79. 2012
    Effective communication of public health messages is a key strategy for health promotion by public health agencies...
  60. ncbi Workplace health promotion: a meta-analysis of effectiveness
    Anne Rongen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 44:406-15. 2013
    ..Workplace health promotion programs (WHPPs) aim to improve lifestyle and consequently improve health, work ability, and work ..
  61. ncbi Diet, nutrition and the prevention of excess weight gain and obesity
    B A Swinburn
    Physical Activity and Nutrition Research Unit, School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 7:123-46. 2004
    ..To review the evidence on the diet and nutrition causes of obesity and to recommend strategies to reduce obesity prevalence...
  62. ncbi Ending appreciable tobacco use in a nation: using a sinking lid on supply
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 19:431-5. 2010
    ..The likely context for initial success in jurisdictions includes geographical isolation and/or strong border controls, absence of significant tobacco production and/or manufacturing and low government corruption...
  63. ncbi What are the elements of the tobacco endgame?
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 21:293-5. 2012
    ..Even with some or all these circumstances, opposition from business, internal government forces and international factors may influence results...
  64. pmc The effectiveness of interventions to change six health behaviours: a review of reviews
    Ruth G Jepson
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, Stirling FK94LA, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:538. 2010
    ..We excluded reviews which focussed on pharmacological treatments or those which required intensive treatments (e.g. for drug or alcohol dependency)...
  65. ncbi Telephone-delivered interventions for physical activity and dietary behavior change: an updated systematic review
    Ana D Goode
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 42:81-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this systematic review is to update the evidence for their potential to inform translation, including effectiveness in promoting maintenance, reporting on implementation, and costs...
  66. ncbi Computer- and web-based interventions to increase preadolescent and adolescent physical activity: a systematic review
    Lauren M Hamel
    Department of Psychology, University of Limerick, Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 67:251-68. 2011
    ..This review examined evidence regarding computer- or web-based interventions to increase preadolescent and adolescent physical activity...
  67. pmc Using internet and mobile phone technology to deliver an automated physical activity program: randomized controlled trial
    Robert Hurling
    Unilever Corporate Research, Colworth, Bedford, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 9:e7. 2007
    ....
  68. ncbi What role can child-care settings play in obesity prevention? A review of the evidence and call for research efforts
    Nicole Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1343-62. 2011
    ..Recommendations are provided for future research addressing opportunities to prevent obesity in child-care settings...
  69. ncbi Diet quality and major chronic disease risk in men and women: moving toward improved dietary guidance
    Marjorie L McCullough
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1261-71. 2002
    ..Research suggests that greater reductions in risk are possible with more specific guidance...
  70. ncbi Social marketing in public health
    Sonya Grier
    The University of Pennsylvania, Colonial Penn Center, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:319-39. 2005
    ..Our aim is practical: to enhance public health professionals' knowledge of the key elements of social marketing and how social marketing may be used to plan public health interventions...
  71. pmc Interventions to increase physical activity among healthy adults: meta-analysis of outcomes
    Vicki S Conn
    University of Missouri School of Nursing, Columbia, MO, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:751-8. 2011
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis summarizing the effects of interventions designed to increase physical activity among healthy adults...
  72. ncbi The European Smoking Prevention Framework Approach (EFSA): an example of integral prevention
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 18:611-26. 2003
    ..Future smoking prevention projects should aim to identify the effective components within the social influence approach as well as within broader approaches and on reaching sustained effects...
  73. ncbi Using self-determination theory to promote physical activity and weight control: a randomized controlled trial in women
    Marlene N Silva
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, 1495 688, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Behav Med 33:110-22. 2010
    ..Findings are fully consistent with previous studies conducted within this theoretical framework in other areas of health behavior change...
  74. pmc Investigating predictors of visiting, using, and revisiting an online health-communication program: a longitudinal study
    Jonathan Van 't Riet
    Wageningen University and Research Centre, Agricultural Economics Research Institute, The Hague, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 12:e37. 2010
    ..However, exposure to Internet-delivered health-communication programs is generally low. Research investigating predictors of exposure is needed to be able to effectively disseminate online interventions...
  75. ncbi Evidence-based, cost-effective interventions: how many newborn babies can we save?
    Gary L Darmstadt
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 365:977-88. 2005
    ..Simultaneous expansion of clinical care for babies and mothers is essential to achieve the reduction in neonatal deaths needed to meet the Millennium Development Goal for child survival...
  76. pmc Bringing loyalty to e-Health: theory validation using three internet-delivered interventions
    Rik Crutzen
    Maastricht University Caphri, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 13:e73. 2011
    ..We focused on user perceptions resulting in e-loyalty (ie, intention to visit an intervention again and to recommend it to others). A background theory for e-loyalty, however, is still lacking for Internet-delivered interventions...
  77. ncbi Ecological models revisited: their uses and evolution in health promotion over two decades
    Lucie Richard
    Faculty of Nursing, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Annu Rev Public Health 32:307-26. 2011
    Since the 1980s, ecological models of health promotion have generated a great deal of enthusiasm among researchers and interventionists...
  78. ncbi Interventions for the prevention of overweight and obesity in preschool children: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    L Monasta
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Italy
    Obes Rev 12:e107-18. 2011
    ..More rigorous research is needed on interventions and on social and environmental factors that could impact on lifestyle...
  79. ncbi Preventing excessive weight gain during pregnancy - a controlled trial in primary health care
    T I Kinnunen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:884-91. 2007
    ..To investigate whether individual counselling on diet and physical activity during pregnancy can have positive effects on diet and leisure time physical activity (LTPA) and prevent excessive gestational weight gain...
  80. pmc Effects of voucher-based incentives on abstinence from cigarette smoking and fetal growth among pregnant women
    Sarah H Heil
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Addiction 103:1009-18. 2008
    ..This study examined whether voucher-based reinforcement therapy (VBRT) contingent upon smoking abstinence during pregnancy is an effective method for decreasing maternal smoking during pregnancy and improving fetal growth...
  81. pmc A meta-analytic review of obesity prevention programs for children and adolescents: the skinny on interventions that work
    Eric Stice
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:667-91. 2006
    ..Other factors, including mandated improvements in diet and exercise, sedentary behavior reduction, delivery by trained interventionists, and parental involvement, were not associated with significantly larger effects...
  82. pmc Physical activity and food environments: solutions to the obesity epidemic
    James F Sallis
    San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Milbank Q 87:123-54. 2009
    ..This article is a status report on research on physical activity and food environments, and it suggests how these findings can be used to improve diet and physical activity and to control or reduce obesity...
  83. ncbi Motivational interviewing in health settings: a review
    Eileen Britt
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Patient Educ Couns 53:147-55. 2004
    ..The current paper provides an overview of MI, with particular reference to its application to health problems...
  84. pmc Design and dissemination of the MOVE! Weight-Management Program for Veterans
    Linda S Kinsinger
    VHA National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, 3022 Croasdaile Dr, Ste 200, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A98. 2009
    ..Practitioners in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) identified comprehensive weight management as a high priority in early 2001...
  85. ncbi School-based interventions promoting both physical activity and healthy eating in Europe: a systematic review within the HOPE project
    I De Bourdeaudhuij
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Obes Rev 12:205-16. 2011
    ..More high-quality studies are needed to assess obesity-related interventions in Europe...
  86. ncbi MobileMums: a randomized controlled trial of an SMS-based physical activity intervention
    Brianna S Fjeldsoe
    School of Population School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 39:101-11. 2010
    ..Postnatal women (<12 months postpartum) are at increased risk of physical inactivity...
  87. ncbi To what extent is the HIV epidemic in southern India driven by commercial sex? A modelling analysis
    Peter Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 24:2563-72. 2010
    ..In south India, general population HIV prevalence estimates range from 0.5 to 3%. To focus HIV prevention efforts, it is important to understand whether HIV transmission is driven by commercial sex...
  88. ncbi Family history in public health practice: a genomic tool for disease prevention and health promotion
    Rodolfo Valdez
    Office of Public Health Genomics, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 31:69-87 1 p following 87. 2010
    ..Their goal is to create family history tools that have decision support capabilities and are compatible with electronic health records. These advances will help realize the potential of family history as a public health tool...
  89. pmc H.U.B city steps: methods and early findings from a community-based participatory research trial to reduce blood pressure among African Americans
    Jamie M Zoellner
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, 1981 Kraft Drive 0913, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:59. 2011
    ..This behavioral study describes the conceptual frameworks, methods, and early findings related to the reach, adoption, implementation, and effectiveness on primary blood pressure outcomes...
  90. ncbi Physical activity for health: What kind? How much? How intense? On top of what?
    Kenneth E Powell
    Annu Rev Public Health 32:349-65. 2011
    ..Given emerging evidence that light activities have health benefits and with advances in tools for measuring activities of all intensities, it may be time to shift to zero activity as the conceptual starting point for study...
  91. ncbi Translating physical activity recommendations into a pedometer-based step goal: 3000 steps in 30 minutes
    Simon J Marshall
    School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 7251, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:410-5. 2009
    ..Translating current physical activity recommendations into a pedometer-based guideline could increase the public health impact of physical activity interventions...
  92. ncbi Toward a better understanding of the influences on physical activity: the role of determinants, correlates, causal variables, mediators, moderators, and confounders
    Adrian E Bauman
    School of Community Medicine and Public Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 23:5-14. 2002
    ..This article examines the factors that are correlated with and that may have a causal relationship to physical activity...
  93. pmc Tea polyphenols for health promotion
    Naghma Khan
    Department of Dermatology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Medical Sciences Center, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Life Sci 81:519-33. 2007
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  94. ncbi Promoting physical activity participation among children and adolescents
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Epidemiol Rev 29:144-59. 2007
    ..Further evidence of the effectiveness of interventions promoting young people's physical activity in family and community settings is needed...
  95. pmc Patient and physician reminders to promote colorectal cancer screening: a randomized controlled trial
    Thomas D Sequist
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:364-71. 2009
    ..Screening reduces colorectal cancer mortality, but effective screening tests remain underused. Systematic reminders to patients and physicians could increase screening rates..
  96. ncbi The health and cost benefits of work site health-promotion programs
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Department of Health and Productivity Research, Thomson Healthcare, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:303-23. 2008
    We review the state of the art in work site health promotion (WHP), focusing on factors that influence the health and productivity of workers...
  97. ncbi A systematic review of selected interventions for worksite health promotion. The assessment of health risks with feedback
    Robin E Soler
    National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:S237-62. 2010
    ..provides recommendations on the effectiveness of interventions that use an Assessment of Health Risks with Feedback (AHRF) when used alone or as part of a broader worksite health promotion program to improve the health of employees.
  98. ncbi Motivational "spill-over" during weight control: increased self-determination and exercise intrinsic motivation predict eating self-regulation
    Jutta Mata
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Health Psychol 28:709-16. 2009
    ..The authors further investigated whether general, treatment-related, and exercise motivation underlie the relation between increased exercise and improved eating regulation...
  99. pmc Reconsidering community-based health promotion: promise, performance, and potential
    Cheryl Merzel
    Center for Applied Public Health, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:557-74. 2003
    Contemporary public health emphasizes a community-based approach to health promotion and disease prevention...
  100. ncbi APPLE Project: 2-y findings of a community-based obesity prevention program in primary school age children
    Rachael W Taylor
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:735-42. 2007
    ..Developing effective strategies for obesity prevention in children is urgently required...
  101. ncbi Priority actions for the non-communicable disease crisis
    Robert Beaglehole
    University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Lancet 377:1438-47. 2011
    ..If widely adopted, these interventions will achieve the global goal of reducing NCD death rates by 2% per year, averting tens of millions of premature deaths in this decade...

Research Grants74

  1. INTERNET ENHANCED HEALTH PROMOTION FOR OBESE ETHNIC MINORITY ADOLESCENTS
    Jessica A Whiteley; Fiscal Year: 2011
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  2. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    ASOKA S SRINIVASAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This in turn improves the effectiveness of community outreach efforts at health promotion and disease prevention...
  3. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    HERMAN ALFRED TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This in turn improves the effectiveness of community outreach efforts at health promotion and disease prevention...
  4. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    HERMAN ALFRED TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This in turn improves the effectiveness of community outreach efforts at health promotion and disease prevention...
  5. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    Asoka Srinivasan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This in turn improves the effectiveness of community outreach efforts at health promotion and disease prevention...
  6. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    Herman Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This in turn improves the effectiveness of community outreach efforts at health promotion and disease prevention...
  7. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    ASOKA S SRINIVASAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This in turn improves the effectiveness of community outreach efforts at health promotion and disease prevention...
  8. PS11-003 Minority AIDS Research Initiative
    BRIDGETTE MERCEDEZ BRAWNER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..intervention to reduce their risk of HIV and other STIs;or 2) an attention control condition on general health promotion to reduce their risk of adverse health conditions including cancer, obesity, and heart disease...
  9. Self-Determination Theory and Lifestyle Behaviors in Barrett's Esophagus Patients
    HODA J BADR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..even though numerous successful interventions based on SDT principles exist in the chronic illness and health promotion literatures, researchers have yet to prospectively demonstrate the efficacy of SDT constructs in the context ..
  10. Biomedical Computing Support of Cancer Control and Surveillance
    DAVID RONEY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Basic Biobehavioral Research Branch (BBRB), Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch (HCIRB), Health Promotion Research Branch (HPRB), and Tobacco Control Research Branch (TCRB). 4...
  11. Academic-Community Partnerships to Brdge Across the U.S. Pacific Islands
    Alice Tse; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..conditions, reduce health disparities and assure the provision of primary health care, health education, health promotion, and disease prevention services for children in the region...
  12. Integrating Perioperative Care into the Treatment of Hypertension
    ROBERT SCHONBERGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..research that aims to transform the perioperative healthcare encounter into an integrated effort at overall health promotion, disease prevention, and longitudinal care of surgical patients...
  13. Dietary patterns and root caries risk
    ELIZABETH A KAYE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..set of dietary recommendations for patients and the public that integrates oral health into overall health promotion strategies...
  14. A family of novel mitochondrially-encoded peptides and their role in aging
    Pinchas Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This is due to a variety of factors: negative images of ageing and concepts that health promotion and disease prevention in old age are not worthwhile;and, until relatively recently, neglect by the research ..
  15. Mission Reconnect: Promoting Resilience and Reintegration of Post-Deployment Vete
    Janet Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..leverages the dyadic relationship as a context for reciprocal and mutual use of complementary therapies for health promotion in both the veteran and partner...
  16. The natural history of cardiovascular health in U.S. populations
    CHRISTY LEIGH AVERY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is a novel concept recently defined and adopted by the American Heart Association to set national goals for health promotion and disease reduction through 2020 and beyond...
  17. Faith-Based Approaches to Treating Hypertension and Colon Cancer Prevention
    Hayley S Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..blood pressure control and colon cancer screening to community-based settings, we are linking community health promotion to the healthcare system...
  18. Brain Alterations And Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults with Heart Failure
    LISA C BRATZKE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..collaborative research and its faculty's research interests include chronic illness, health status and health promotion, and special populations (e.g...
  19. Workplace Health Promotion
    MARGARET A HANNON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..industries, to learn about their willingness and ability to include employees'partners in workplace health promotion. We will also conduct audience research (semi-structured interviews) with employees and their partners to ..
  20. Motivational Interviewing and Physical Activity Behavior Change in Arthritis
    Linda Ehrlich-Jones; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Medicine and Rehabilitation with an adjunct appointment in nursing with research support for studies of health promotion interventions that incorporate motivational interviewing for persons with chronic illness or disability...
  21. HIV Prevention Intervention for Young Transgender Women
    MATTHEW JAMES MIMIAGA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..one- fifth will be randomized to the time-matched attention control condition (N=75) and receive standard health promotion information in a group-based multi-session format...
  22. Community-Academic Partnership: Building an Infrastructure to Improve Health for
    Beth A Marks; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Currently, for people aging with DD, little data exists regarding the translation of health promotion research into public health practice with an emphasis on achieving health equity...
  23. Lifestyle Change to Prevent Diabetes via African-American Churches
    RICHARD WARREN SATTIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This strategy is consistent with a growing trend to involve community organizations, especially churches, in health promotion. We propose a cluster randomized community trial of AA church participants who are overweight (BMIe25)...
  24. The Biology of Exercise, Metabolism and Aging
    Andrew P Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..RELEVANCE: This T32 will prepare trainees to study the mechanisms by which health promotion, disease prevention and rehabilitation strategies can improve the health of the elderly by reducing their ..
  25. Tailored telehealth weight management tool to overweight adults with disabilities
    DERSHUNG YANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..7 percent of national health care spending. Compounding the problem is the lack of trained health promotion professionals who understand the health needs of adults with disabilities and are able to provide adequate ..
  26. Northwest/Alaska/Hawaii Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities
    PETER M MILGROM; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..major community based intervention trials focused on dental caries- Community-Based Intergenerational Oral Health Promotion In Rural America and Parent-Child Toothbrushing with 1000 ppm Fluoride Toothpaste to Prevent ECC-and a ..
  27. Leveraging Opportunities to Improve Oral Health in Older Adults
    MARY EVELYN NORTHRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..g., community access), interpersonal scale (e.g., oral health promotion), and individual scale (e.g...
  28. PPM-PREP: Peer-Mentored Preparedness for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
    DAVID PAUL EISENMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..WRC showed that peer mentors can effectively conduct health promotion for ADD...
  29. Musculoskeletal Disorders and Health Behaviors among US Workers
    ALBERTO JUAN CABAN MARTINEZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As older adults remain in or re-enter the workforce in the coming years, worksite-based health promotion of ergonomic and musculoskeletal disorders will become an increasingly important venue for reaching older and ..
  30. Statewide Intervention to Reduce Early Mortality in Persons with Mental Illness
    Stephen J Bartels; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..NH's implementation of this two-component intervention (health promotion plus academic detailing, HP+AD) is based on promising outcome pilot data from two ongoing randomized, ..
  31. Cinema Smoking and Youth Smoking in Latin America
    James Thrasher; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The study will build capacity for such research and begin to formulate culturally relevant policies to control these important risk factors. ..
  32. Modifying Lifestyle in Prehypertensive Older Rural Women
    CAROL HALL PULLEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in which we demonstrated that computer-generated print (mailed) newsletters tailored to constructs in the Health Promotion Model (HPM) resulted in significant and clinically important changes in behavioral and biomarkers of healthy ..
  33. Adapting Hypertension and Diabetes Guides for Hard-to-Reach African American Men
    Jennifer L Lauby; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..by applicant): Researchers from Philadelphia Health Management Corporation in collaboration with the Health Promotion Council propose to adapt, evaluate and disseminate Comparative Effectiveness Research Summary Guides (CERSGs) ..
  34. Dissemination of a Theory-Based Bone Health Program in Online Communities
    Eun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..R21 grant project showed some preliminary effectiveness of using a social cognitive theory (SCT)-based online health promotion intervention...
  35. Reducing Obesity in Underserved Postpartum African American Women
    Caroline M Apovian; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..combined with culturally-tailored patient navigation strategies to support clinical care utilization and health promotion behaviors in our target population of obese postpartum African American women...
  36. UMB/DFHCC Comprehensive Cancer Partnership Program
    Karen Emmons; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Accumulating scientific evidence demonstrates that electronic health promotion strategies (e-health) may be effective in assisting individuals to make dietary and PA change...
  37. Global Health Partnership at UCSD and SDSU
    Steffanie Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..has expertise spanning a broad range of disciplines in Global Health, including epidemiology, public health, health promotion, behavioral science, bioterrorism, anthropology, economics, political science, geography, sociology, ..
  38. Health Promotion and Fitness for Younger and Older Adults With SMI
    Stephen J Bartels; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This is a application for a randomized controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of a novel health promotion and fitness intervention (In SHAPE) specially tailored for, and pilot tested among persons with SMI...
  39. Sexual Health among Low-Income Female CSWs in China
    JENNIFER ZHIHUAN HUANG BOUEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Findings from the proposed study will have far reaching implications for sexual health promotion and disease prevention / interventions, particularly those using "peer education" models, to target street ..
  40. BIOBEHAVIORAL RESEARCH IN PUBLIC HEALTH GENETICS
    KENNETH TERCYAK; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This award provides special training to a clinically- oriented behavioral scientist focusing on health promotion to achieve a shift away from rare diseases toward more common diseases, and to plan and implement ..
  41. Mission Reconnect: Promoting Resilience and Re-Integration of Post-Deployment Vet
    WILLIAM B COLLINGE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2. {Produce prototype multimedia components that deliver instruction in cognitive and touch-based health promotion practices for participants to use at home.} 3...
  42. Television Advertising and Children's Diet Activity and Obesity Prevalence
    Lisa Powell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..advertisements for food, beverages, restaurants, and public service healthy diet and physical activity (HDPA) health promotion messages, and diet, physical activity, body mass index (BMI) and obesity among children and youth...
  43. Digital Star: HIV Prevention for Youth in Mental Health Treatment
    Josh S Spitalnick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A randomized control trial of D*STAR compared to a time-matched digital general health promotion condition will be conducted among 120 adolescents ages 13 to 18 in mental health treatment to ensure that D*..
  44. Center for Native Oral Health Research (CNOHR)
    Judith E N Albino; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and intervene by extending current services and their use as well as adding prevention services and oral health promotion. The first Research Component (RC1) tests an intervention with pregnant women/mothers of newborns on a ..
  45. Clinical/Behavioral Approach to Overweight Latino Youth
    Gregory A Talavera; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Intervention and measurement design and selection are based on a "Socioecological Model for Latino Health Promotion"...
  46. Cancer Health Disparities Training Program
    Eugenia Eng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..disparities; cancer epidemiology;research methods;cancer prevention and control (screening/early detection, health promotion, health communications, community-based participatory research, dissemination, policy); disparities related ..
  47. Efficacy of a m-Health Self-Management Intervention
    Polly Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Less than 6% of women regularly engage in the basic health promotion behaviors...
  48. Preventing HIV/AIDS Among Teens in Juvenile Justice
    Geri R Donenberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This application proposes a 2-arm randomized controlled trial to test PHAT Life versus a health promotion program with recently arrested 13-17 year-old male and female, mostly ethnic minority JO (as representative ..
  49. Improving Care Planning and Well-being in Older Adults with Macular Degeneration
    SILVIA SORENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose a randomized controlled trial of a psycho-social intervention that addresses three mental health promotion goals: (1) increase emotional well-being, (2) improve future outlook, and (3) protect or enhance current and ..
  50. Developing and Maintaining Physical Fitness in Adolescents with Down Syndrome
    HEIDI ISABEL STANISH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..There is a need for more community-based health promotion programs for individuals with DS in order to offset the elevated risk factors for chronic disease observed in ..
  51. Life Goals Collaborative Care to Improve Health Outcomes in Mental Disorders
    Amy M Kilbourne; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of the VHA's Office of Mental Health Services (Patient Care Services), 10NC, and the National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention...
  52. Biobehavioral Cardiovascular Health Promotion Intervention in a State Prison Syst
    Debra K Moser; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Effective management of cardiovascular risk factors could improve the health of inmates both while incarcerated and once released, and reduce the substantial personal and societal burden of cardiovascular disease. ..
  53. Insights for Community Health
    ANTOINETTE M SCHOENTHALER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the capacity of community-based organizations to implement evidence-based models of disease prevention and health promotion that are sustainable and generalizable, allowing for broader translation of life-saving interventions across ..
  54. Gendered Social Context of Adolescent HIV Risk Behavior in Ghana
    Jeffrey B Bingenheimer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Results will be disseminated to several scientific and health promotion audiences, and we will translate our findings into concepts appropriate for the design of effective ..
  55. Faith-Based Approaches in the Treatment of Hypertension (FAITH)
    GBENGA GODWIN OGEDEGBE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in community-based settings remains untested, particularly in churches - an influential institution for health promotion in black communities...
  56. An Integrated HIV Prevention Model for African American Mothers and Daughters
    Geri R Donenberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This study proposes a 2-arm RCT to test and compare the efficacy of IMARA to a health promotion control group in reducing risky sexual behavior among 300 women and their 14 - 18 year old AA daughters in ..
  57. Portion control lifestyle change to decrease obesity in persons with disabilities
    Mary E Segal; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..University, funded through NIH's "Partners in Research" program to develop feasible projects to improve health promotion in persons with DD...
  58. Harnessing Health IT for Self-Management Support and Medication Activation in a M
    Dean Schillinger; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..to contribute to the transformation of primary care through a research agenda that emphasizes innovations in health promotion, preventive health, and chronic illness care...
  59. Disclosing Contents of Drinks: Experimental Test on Natural Consumption Behavior
    James E Lange; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Protagonists of health promotion have pleaded for the disclosure of alcohol contents and drink sizes on alcohol beverage containers...
  60. Oral Health Promotion During Prenancy in a Group Prenatal Care Model
    SALLY HENDERSON ADAMS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The purpose of this project is to develop and pilot test an interactive educational and behavioral oral health promotion (OHP) intervention to improve maternal and infant OH status, knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors for low-..
  61. Promoting Oral Health Among Tobacco Users: A Pilot Feasibility Study
    JENNIFER B MC CLURE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of this grant application are to collect pilot feasibility data to support the development of an oral health promotion program designed to be integrated into standard smoking cessation treatment offered through state tobacco ..
  62. Improving Health Habits: Self-Care Priorities
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..serve these low- income populations represent an untapped opportunity to involve impoverished individuals in health promotion. Few studies have examined the feasibility of using brief physician advice and multi-level, clinic- based ..
  63. Health promotion: persons with disabilities partner with the academy
    Mary Segal; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Health promotion: persons with developmental disabilities partner with the academy This study explores an innovative method to increase understanding of health care research and to develop strategies ..
  64. Rehabilitation Research & Training Center on Aging with Development Disabilities
    Tamar Heller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will focus on four thematic areas: 1) neurodevelopmental conditions; 2) health care services, health promotion needs, and health literacy; 3) family support and intergenerational caregiving; and 4) environmental barriers ..
  65. Reducing Urban Women's HIV Risk: Soap Opera Videos on Video Capable Cell Phones
    Rachel Jones; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..A control group will receive text messages with audio that stress HIV health promotion messages...
  66. Developing an Evidence-Based Intervention Planning System for Obesity Prevention
    Laura Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): To increase the effectiveness of chronic disease prevention and health promotion interventions, researchers and practitioners must work collaboratively to ensure that evidence-based approaches are ..
  67. Cultural Influences on Health Beliefs and Practices
    CAYLA TEAL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..base regarding health disparities, population-based cultural norms, health-related decision-making, and health promotion. Intermediate goals include examining race and ethnicity as a proxy variable for understanding disparate ..
  68. Worksite Health Promotion: Private-Public Partnerships
    Ron Goetzel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    The business case for increased employer investment in health promotion and disease prevention programs remains tenuous...
  69. Translating a nutrition intervention thru WIC & Minority Health Promotion Centers
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..translating the YHL/SVS intervention into the established practice of two different types of sites: Minority Health Promotion Centers (MHPC) and WIC clinics in RI in partnership with the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDH)...