African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network
Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
8th Floor Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104

AACORN | African American Collaborative Obesity Network

Reports & Publications

Open access and non-open access journals are listed:

Body Image

Cox TL, Ard JD, Beasley TM, Fernandez JR, Howard VJ, Affuso O.
Body Image as a Mediator of the Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Weight-Related Quality of Life in Black Women.
J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2011 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Carter-Edwards L, Bastian LA, Revels J, Durham H, Lokhnygina Y, Amamoo MA, Ostbye T.
Body image and body satisfaction differ by race in overweight postpartum mothers.
J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2010 Feb;19(2):305-11.

Davis DS, Sbrocco T, Odoms-Young A, Smith DM.
Attractiveness in African American and Caucasian women: is beauty in the eyes of the observer?
Eat Behav. 2010 Jan;11(1):25-32. Epub 2009 Aug 29.

Chandler-Laney PC, Hunter GR, Ard JD, Brock DW, Gower BA, Roy JL.
Perception of others' body size influences weight loss and regain for European American but not African American women.
Health Psychol. 2009 Jul;28(4):414-8.
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Davis DS, Sbrocco T, Williams J.
Understanding body image in African American and Caucasian first-graders: a partnership with the YMCA.
Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2009 Winter;3(4):271.

Boyington JE, Johnson AA, Carter-Edwards L.
Dissatisfaction among low-income, postpartum African American women.
Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN) 2007 Mar-Apr; 36(2):144-51.
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Gilliland MJ, Windle M, Grunbaum JA, Yancey A, Hoelscher D, Tortolero SR, Schuster MA.
Body image and children's mental health related behaviors: results from the healthy passages study.
J Pediatr Psychol. 2007 Jan-Feb;32(1):30-41. Epub 2006 Jun 14.
PMID: 16775084 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cancer Epidemiology

Halbert CH, Bellamy S, Bowman M, Briggs V, Delmoor E, Purnell J, Rogers R, Weathers B, Kumanyika S.
Effects of integrated risk counseling for cancer and cardiovascular disease in African Americans.
J Natl Med Assoc. 2010 May;102(5):396-402.

Weathers B, Kessler L, Collier A, Stopfer JE, Domchek S, Halbert CH.
Utilization of religious coping strategies among African American women at increased risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
Fam Community Health. 2009 Jul-Sep;32(3):218-27.
PMID: 19525703 [PubMed - in process]
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Halbert CH, Weathers B, Delmoor E, Mahler B, Coyne J, Thompson HS, Have TT, Vaughn D, Malkowicz SB, Lee D.
Racial differences in medical mistrust among men diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Cancer. 2009 Jun 1;115(11):2553-61.
PMID: 19296516 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hughes Halbert C, Wrenn G, Weathers B, Delmoor E, Ten Have T, Coyne JC.
Sociocultural determinants of men's reactions to prostate cancer diagnosis.
Psychooncology. 2009 May 1. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19408346 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Brewster K, Wileyto EP, Kessler L, Collier A, Weathers B, Stopfer JE, Domchek S, Halbert CH.
Sociocultural predictors of breast cancer risk perceptions in African American breast cancer survivors.
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Feb;16(2):244-8.
PMID: 17301256 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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McCarthy WJ, Yancey AK, Harrison GG, Leslie J, Siegel JM.
Fighting cancer with fitness: dietary outcomes of a randomized, controlled lifestyle change intervention in healthy African-American women.
Prev Med. 2007 Mar;44(3):246-53. Epub 2006 Dec 6.
PMID: 17156835 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Community Based Intervention Research & Design

Bruce MA, Whitt-Glover MC.
Faith-based initiatives to promote health.
Fam Community Health. 2013 Jul-Sep;36(3):179-81.

Bleich SN, Segal J, Wu Y, Wilson R, Wang Y.
Systematic Review of Community-Based Childhood Obesity Prevention Studies.
Pediatrics. 2013 Jun 10.

Beck C, Fausett JK, Krukowski RA, Cornell CE, Prewitt TE, Lensing S, Bursac Z, Felix HC, Love S, McDougall G, West DS.
A randomized trial of a community-based cognitive intervention for obese senior adults.
J Aging Health. 2013 Feb;25(1):97-118.

Krukowski RA, Lensing S, Love S, Prewitt TE, Adams B, Cornell CE, Felix HC, West D. Training of Lay Health Educators to Implement an Evidence-based Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention in Rural Senior Centers. Gerontologist. 2012 Aug 30.

Foley P, Levine E, Askew S, Puleo E, Whiteley J, Batch B, Heil D, Dix D, Lett V, Lanpher M, Miller J, Emmons K, Bennett G.
Weight gain prevention among black women in the rural community health center setting: the Shape Program.
BMC Public Health. 2012 Jun 15;12:305.

Carter-Edwards L, Hooten EG, Bruce MA, Toms F, Lloyd CL, Ellison C.
Pilgrimage to wellness: an exploratory report of rural African American clergy perceptions of church health promotion capacity.
J Prev Interv Community. 2012;40(3):194-207.

Felix HC, Adams B, Fausett JK, Krukowski RA, Prewitt TE, West DS.
Calculating reach of evidence-based weight loss and memory improvement interventions among older adults attending Arkansas senior centers, 2008-2011.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2012 Feb;9:E63.

Yeary KH, Cornell CE, Turner J, Moore P, Bursac Z, Prewitt TE, West DS.
Feasibility of an evidence-based weight loss intervention for a faith-based, rural, african american population.
Prev Chronic Dis. Nov 2011 [Epub]

Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Schiffer L, Sharp LK, Singh V, Dyer A.
Obesity Reduction Black Intervention Trial (ORBIT): 18-Month Results.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Gustafson A, Khavjou O, Stearns SC, Keyserling TC, Gizlice Z, Lindsley S, Bramble K, Garcia B, Johnston L, Will J, Poindexter P, Ammerman AS, Samuel-Hodge CD.
Cost-effectiveness of a behavioral weight loss intervention for low-income women: the Weight-Wise Program.
Prev Med. 2009 Nov;49(5):390-5. Epub 2009 Sep 10.

Kennedy BM, Kumanyika S, Ard JD, Reams P, Johnson CA, Karanja N, Charleston JB, Appel LJ, Maurice V, Harsha DW.
Overall and minority-focused recruitment strategies in the PREMIER multicenter trial of lifestyle interventions for blood pressure control.
Contemp Clin Trials. 2009 Oct 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Samuel-Hodge CD, Johnston LF, Gizlice Z, Garcia BA, Lindsley SC, Bramble KP, Hardy TE, Ammerman AS, Poindexter PA, Will JC, Keyserling TC.
Randomized Trial of a Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention for Low-income Women: The Weight Wise Program.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Oct;17(10):1891-9.

Carter-Edwards L, Bastian LA, Schultz M, Amamoo MA, Ostbye T.
An internet-based weight loss intervention initiated by a newspaper.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2009 Jul;6(3):A101. Epub 2009 Jun 15.

Odoms-Young AM, Zenk S, Mason M.
Measuring food availability and access in African-American communities: implications for intervention and policy.
Am J Prev Med. 2009 Apr;36(4 Suppl):S145-50.
PMID: 19285205 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Kennedy BM, Champagne CM, Ryan DH, Newton R Jr, Conish BK, Harsha DW, Levy EJ, Bogle ML; Lower Mississippi Delta Nutrition Intervention Research; Initiative.
The "Rolling Store:" an economical and environmental approach to the prevention of weight gain in African American women.
Ethn Dis. 2009 Winter;19(1):7-12.
PMID: 19341156 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Ammerman AS, Ward DS, Benjamin SE, Ball SC, Sommers JK, Molloy M, Dodds JM.
An intervention to promote healthy weight: Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) theory and design.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2007 Jul;4(3):A67. Epub 2007 Jun 15.
PMID: 17572971 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Beach MC, Gary TL, Price EG, Robinson K, Gozu A, Palacio A, Smarth C, Jenckes M, Feuerstein C, Bass EB, Powe NR, Cooper LA.
Improving health care quality for racial/ethnic minorities: a systematic review of the best evidence regarding provider and organization interventions.
BMC Public Health. 2006 Apr 24;6:104. Review.
PMID: 16635262 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Benjamin SE, Neelon B, Ball SC, Bangdiwala SI, Ammerman AS, Ward DS.
Reliability and validity of a nutrition and physical activity environmental self-assessment for child care.
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2007 Jul 5;4:29.
PMID: 17615078 [PubMed]
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Ford JG, Howerton MW, Bolen S, Gary TL, Lai GY, Tilburt J, Gibbons MC, Baffi C, Wilson RF, Feuerstein CJ, Tanpitukpongse P, Powe NR, Bass EB.
Knowledge and access to information on recruitment of underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials.
Evid Rep Technol Assess (Summ). 2005 Jun;(122):1-11. Review. No abstract available.
PMID: 15989377 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Kieffer EC, Willis SK, Odoms-Young AM, Guzman JR, Allen AJ, Two Feathers J, Loveluck J.
Reducing disparities in diabetes among African-American and Latino residents of Detroit: the essential role of community planning focus groups.
Ethn Dis. 2004 Summer;14(3 Suppl 1):S27-37.
PMID: 15682769 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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McNeill LH, Viswanath K, Bennett GG, Puleo E, Emmons KM.
Feasibility of using a web-based nutrition intervention among residents of multiethnic working-class neighborhoods.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2007 Jul;4(3):A55. Epub 2007 Jun 15.
PMID: 17572959 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Montgomery S, Herring P, Yancey A, Beeson L, Butler T, Knutsen S, Sabate J, Chan J, Preston-Martin S, Fraser G.
Comparing self-reported disease outcomes, diet, and lifestyles in a national cohort of black and white Seventh-day Adventists.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2007 Jul;4(3):A62. Epub 2007 Jun 15. Erratum in: Prev Chronic
Dis. 2008 Jan;5(1):A29.
PMID: 17572966 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Stoddard AM, Krieger N, Barbeau EM, Bennett GG, Fay ME, Sorensen G, Emmons K.
Methods and baseline characteristics of two group-randomized trials with multiracial and multiethnic working-class samples.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2005 Oct;2(4):A10. Epub 2005 Sep 15.
PMID: 16164814 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Wang Y, Tussing L, Odoms-Young A, Braunschweig C, Flay B, Hedeker D, Hellison D.
Obesity prevention in low socioeconomic status urban African-american adolescents: study design and preliminary findings of the HEALTH-KIDS Study.
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2006 Jan;60(1):92-103.
PMID: 16118646 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Yancey AK, Kumanyika SK, Ponce NA, McCarthy WJ, Fielding JE, Leslie JP, Akbar J.
Population-based interventions engaging communities of color in healthy eating and active living: a review.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2004 Jan;1(1):A09. Epub 2003 Dec 15. Review.
PMID: 15634371 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cultural Identity and Ethnicity

Batch BC, Ard JD, Vollmer WM, Funk K, Appel LJ, Stevens VJ, Samuel-Hodge C, Loria CM, Hollis JF, Svetkey LP.
Impact of participant and interventionist race concordance on weight loss outcomes.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Apr;21(4):712-7.

Bruce MA, Beech BM, Crook ED, Sims M, Griffith DM, Simpson SL, Ard J, Norris KC.
Sex, weight status, and chronic kidney disease among african americans: the jackson heart study.
J Investig Med. 2013 Apr;61(4):701-7.

Zenk SN, Schulz AJ, Israel BA, Mentz G, Miranda PY, Opperman A, Odoms-Young AM.
Food shopping behaviours and exposure to discrimination.
Public Health Nutr. 2013 Mar 27:1-10.

Cox TL, Krukowski R, Love SJ, Eddings K, Dicarlo M, Chang JY, Prewitt TE, West DS.
Stress management-augmented behavioral weight loss intervention for african american women: a pilot, randomized controlled trial.
Health Educ Behav. 2013 Feb;40(1):78-87.

Ard JD, Zunker C, Qu H, Cox T, Wingo B, Jefferson W, Shewchuk R.
Cultural perceptions of weight in african american and caucasian women.
Am J Health Behav. 2013 Jan;37(1):3-13.

Kumanyika S, Taylor WC, Grier SA, Lassiter V, Lancaster KJ, Morssink CB, Renzaho AM.
Community energy balance: A framework for contextualizing cultural influences on high risk of obesity in ethnic minority populations.
Prev Med. 2012 Jul 16.

Huang SH, Parks EP, Kumanyika SK, Grier SA, Shults J, Stallings VA, Stettler N.
Child-feeding practices among Chinese-American and non-Hispanic white caregivers.
Appetite. 2012 Jun;58(3):922-7.

Huang SH, Parks EP, Kumanyika SK, Grier SA, Shults J, Stallings VA, Stettler N.
Child-feeding practices among Chinese-American and non-Hispanic white caregivers.
Appetite. 2012 Feb 15.

Sims M, Diez-Roux AV, Dudley A, Gebreab S, Wyatt SB, Bruce MA, James SA, Robinson JC, Williams DR, Taylor HA. Perceived Discrimination and Hypertension Among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study.
Am J Public Health. 2012 Mar 8.

Weathers B, Barg FK, Bowman M, Briggs V, Delmoor E, Kumanyika S, Johnson JC, Purnell J, Rogers R, Halbert CH.
Using a mixed-methods approach to identify health concerns in an african american community.
Am J Public Health. Nov 2011

Baskin ML, Gary LC, Hardy CM, Schoenberger YM, Scarinci I, Fouad MN, Partridge EE.
Predictors of retention of African American women in a walking program.
Am J Health Behav. 2011 Jan-Feb;35(1):40-50.

Gans KM, Risica PM, Kirtania U, Jennings A, Strolla LO, Steiner-Asiedu M, Hardy N, Lasater TM.
Dietary behaviors and portion sizes of black women who enrolled in SisterTalk and variation by demographic characteristics.
J Nutr Educ Behav. 2009 Jan-Feb;41(1):32-40.
PMID: 19161918 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Casagrande SS, Whitt-Glover MC, Lancaster KJ, Odoms-Young AM, Gary TL.
Built environment and health behaviors among African Americans: a systematic review
Am J Prev Med. 2009 Feb;36(2):174-81.
PMID: 19135908 [PubMed - in process]
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Bennett GG, Wolin KY, James SA.
Lifecourse socioeconomic position and weight change among blacks: The Pitt County study.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Jan;15(1):172-81.
PMID: 17228045 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Casagrande SS, Gary TL, LaVeist TA, Gaskin DJ, Cooper LA.
Perceived discrimination and adherence to medical care in a racially integrated community.
J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Mar;22(3):389-95.
PMID: 17356974 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Kumanyika SK, Whitt-Glover MC, Gary TL, Prewitt TE, Odoms-Young AM, Banks-Wallace J, et al.
Expanding the obesity research paradigm to reach African American communities.
Prev Chronic Dis 2007;4(4).
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Diabetes, Cardiovascular Health & Hypertension

Krukowski RA, Pope RA, Love S, Lensing S, Felix HC, Prewitt TE, West D. Examination of costs for a lay health educator-delivered translation of the Diabetes Prevention Program in senior centers. Prev Med. 2013 Jul 2.

Tyson CC, Appel LJ, Vollmer WM, Jerome GJ, Brantley PJ, Hollis JF, Stevens VJ, Ard JD, Patel UD, Svetkey LP. Impact of 5-year weight change on blood pressure: results from the weight loss maintenance trial. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2013 Jul;15(7):458-64.

Samuel-Hodge CD, Cene CW, Corsino L, Thomas C, Svetkey LP.
Family diabetes matters: a view from the other side.
J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Mar;28(3):428-35.

Samuel-Hodge CD, Cene CW, Corsino L, Thomas C, Svetkey LP.
Family diabetes matters: a view from the other side.
J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Mar;28(3):428-35.

Lin PH, Chen C, Young DR, Mitchell D, Elmer P, Wang Y, Batch B, Champagne C.
Glycemic index and glycemic load are associated with some cardiovascular risk factors among the PREMIER study participants.
Food Nutr Res. 2012;56.

Mount DL, Davis C, Kennedy B, Raatz S, Dotson K, Gary-Webb TL, Thomas S, Johnson KC, Espeland MA.
Factors influencing enrollment of African Americans in the Look AHEAD trial.
Clin Trials. 2011 Nov 7.

Carthron DL, Johnson TM, Hubbart TD, Strickland C, Nance K.
"Give me some sugar!" the diabetes self-management activities of African-American primary caregiving grandmothers.
J Nurs Scholarsh. 2010 Sep 1;42(3):330-7.

West DS, Prewitt TE, Bursac Z, Felix HC.
Corrigendum: Weight loss of Black, White and Hispanic Men and Women in the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Nov;17(11):2119-20.

Carson AP, Rose KM, Catellier DJ, Diez-Roux AV, Muntaner C, Wyatt SB.
Employment Status, Coronary Heart Disease, and Stroke Among Women.
Ann Epidemiol. 2009 Jul 11. Click to download article (PDF format).

Peek ME, Wilson SC, Gorawara-Bhat R, Odoms-Young A, Quinn MT, Chin MH.
Barriers and Facilitators to Shared Decision-making Among African-Americans with Diabetes.
J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Jul 4. Click to download article (PDF format).

Samuel-Hodge CD, Keyserling TC, Park S, Johnston LF, Gizlice Z, Bangdiwala SI.
A randomized trial of a church-based diabetes self-management program for African Americans with type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes Educ. 2009 May-Jun;35(3):439-54. Click here to download article (PDF format).

Baptiste-Roberts K, Barone BB, Gary TL, Golden SH, Wilson LM, Bass EB, Nicholson WK.
Risk factors for type 2 diabetes among women with gestational diabetes: a systematic review.
Am J Med. 2009 Mar;122(3):207-214.e4. Review.
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Rosen RC, Wing RR, Schneider S, Wadden TA, Foster GD, West DS, Kitabchi AE, Brancati FL, Maschak-Carey BJ, Bahnson JL, Lewis CE, Gendrano Iii IN.
Erectile dysfunction in type 2 diabetic men: relationship to exercise fitness and cardiovascular risk factors in the Look AHEAD trial.
J Sex Med. 2009 May;6(5):1414-22. Epub 2009 Jan 31.

Appel LJ, Brands MW, Daniels SR, Karanja N, Elmer PJ, Sacks FM; American Heart Association.
Dietary approaches to prevent and treat hypertension: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
Hypertension. 2006 Feb;47(2):296-308.
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Cook NR, Cutler JA, Obarzanek E, Buring JE, Rexrode KM, Kumanyika SK, Appel LJ, Whelton PK.
Long term effects of dietary sodium reduction on cardiovascular disease outcomes: observational follow-up of the trials of hypertension prevention (TOHP).
BMJ. 2007 Apr 28;334(7599):885. Epub 2007 Apr 20.
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Karter AJ, Stevens MR, Brown AF, Duru OK, Gregg EW, Gary TL, Beckles GL, Tseng CW, Marrero DG, Waitzfelder B, Herman WH, Piette JD, Safford MM, Ettner SL.
Educational disparities in health behaviors among patients with diabetes: The Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study.
BMC Public Health. 2007 Oct 29;7(1):308. Click to download article (PDF format).

Obarzanek E, Sacks FM, Vollmer WM, Bray GA, Miller ER 3rd, Lin PH, Karanja NM, Most-Windhauser MM, Moore TJ, Swain JF, Bales CW, Proschan MA; DASH Research Group.
Effects on blood lipids of a blood pressure-lowering diet: the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Trial.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2001 Jul;74(1):80-9.
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Okosun IS, Chandra KM, Choi S, Christman J, Dever GE, Prewitt TE.
Hypertension and type 2 diabetes comorbidity in adults in the United States: risk of overall and regional adiposity.

Obes Res. 2001 Jan;9(1):1-9.
PMID: 11346661 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Samuel-Hodge CD, Keyserling TC, France R, Ingram AF, Johnston LF, Pullen Davis L, Davis G, Cole AS.
A church-based diabetes self-management education program for African Americans with type 2 diabetes.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2006 Jul;3(3):A93. Click to download article (PDF format).

Schulz AJ, Zenk S, Odoms-Young A, Hollis-Neely T, Nwankwo R, Lockett M, Ridella W, Kannan S.
Healthy eating and exercising to reduce diabetes: exploring the potential of social determinants of health frameworks within the context of community-based participatory diabetes prevention.
Am J Public Health. 2005 Apr;95(4):645-51.
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Smith SC Jr, Clark LT, Cooper RS, Daniels SR, Kumanyika SK, Ofili E, Quinones MA, Sanchez EJ, Saunders E, Tiukinhoy SD; American Heart Association Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and Hypertension Writing Group.
Discovering the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease: Minority Health Summit 2003: report of the Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and Hypertension Writing Group.
Circulation. 2005 Mar 15;111(10):e134-9. No abstract available.
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St Jeor ST, Howard BV, Prewitt TE, Bovee V, Bazzarre T, Eckel RH; Nutrition Committee of the Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism of the American Heart Association.
Dietary protein and weight reduction: a statement for healthcare professionals from the Nutrition Committee of the Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism of the American Heart Association.
Circulation. 2001 Oct 9;104(15):1869-74.
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Vollmer WM, Sacks FM, Ard J, Appel LJ, Bray GA, Simons-Morton DG, Conlin PR, Svetkey LP, Erlinger TP, Moore TJ, Karanja N; DASH-Sodium Trial Collaborative Research Group.
Effects of diet and sodium intake on blood pressure: subgroup analysis of the DASH-sodium trial.
Ann Intern Med. 2001 Dec 18;135(12):1019-28.
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Baskin ML, Herbey I, Williams R, Ard JD, Ivankova N, Odoms-Young A. Caregiver perceptions of the food marketing environment of African-American 3-11-year-olds: a qualitative study. Public Health Nutr. 2013 Jul 5:1-9.

Disantis KI, Grier SA, Odoms-Young A, Baskin ML, Carter-Edwards L, Young DR, Lassiter V, Kumanyika SK. What "Price" Means When Buying Food: Insights From a Multisite Qualitative Study With Black Americans.
Am J Public Health. 2013 Mar;103(3):516-522.

Gittelsohn J, Laska MN, Andreyeva T, Foster G, Rose D, Tester J, Lee SH, Zenk SN, Odoms-Young A, McCoy T, Ayala GX.
Small retailer perspectives of the 2009 Women, Infants and Children Program food package changes.
Am J Health Behav. 2012 Sep;36(5):655-65.

Grier S, Kumanyika SK.
Targeted Marketing and Public Health

Annual Review of Public Health, Vol. 31: 349-369 (March 2010)

Kraak VI, Kumanyika SK, Story M.
The commercial marketing of healthy lifestyles to address the global child and adolescent obesity pandemic: prospects, pitfalls and priorities.
Public Health Nutr. 2009 Jun 23:1-10. [Epub ahead of print]
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Hillier A, Cole BL, Smith TE, Yancey AK, Williams JD, Grier SA, McCarthy WJ.
Clustering of unhealthy outdoor advertisements around child-serving institutions: A comparison of three cities.
Health Place. 2009 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19369111 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Yancey AK, Cole BL, Brown R, Williams JD, Hillier A, Kline RS, Ashe M, Grier SA, Backman D, McCarthy WJ.
A cross-sectional prevalence study of ethnically targeted and general audience outdoor obesity-related advertising.
Milbank Q. 2009 Mar;87(1):155-84.
PMID: 19298419 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Grier SA, Kumanyika SK.
The context for choice. Health implications of targeted marketing of foods and beverages to African Americans.
Am J Public Health 2008: 98: 1616-1629
PMID: 18633097 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Grier SA, Mensinger J, Huang SH, Kumanyika SK, Stettler N.
Fast-Food Marketing and Children's Fast-Food Consumption: Exploring Parents' Influences in an Ethnically Diverse Sample
Journal of Public Policy & Marketing Vol. 26 (2) Fall 2007, 221–235
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Kumanyika S, Grier S.
Targeting interventions for ethnic minority and low-income populations.
Future Child. 2006 Spring;16(1):187-207.
PMID: 16532664 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Odoms-Young AM, Kong A, Schiffer LA, Porter SJ, Blumstein L, Bess S, Berbaum ML, Fitzgibbon ML.
Evaluating the initial impact of the revised Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) food packages on dietary intake and home food availability in African-American and Hispanic families.
Public Health Nutr. 2013 Apr 2:1-11.

Bleich SN, Herring BJ, Flagg DD, Gary-Webb TL.
Reduction in purchases of sugar-sweetened beverages among low-income black adolescents after exposure to caloric information.
Am J Public Health. 2012 Feb;102(2):329-35.

Chen L, Appel LJ, Loria C, Lin PH, Champagne CM, Elmer PJ, Ard JD, Mitchell D, Batch BC, Svetkey LP, Caballero B.
Reduction in consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with weight loss: the PREMIER trial.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 May;89(5):1299-306. Epub 2009 Apr 1.
PMID: 19339405 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ard JD, Fitzpatrick S, Desmond RA, Sutton BS, Pisu M, Allison DB, Franklin F, Baskin ML.
The impact of cost on the availability of fruits and vegetables in the homes of schoolchildren in Birmingham, Alabama.
Am J Public Health. 2007 Feb;97(2):367-72. Epub 2006 Nov 30.
PMID: 17138914 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Casagrande SS, Wang Y, Anderson C, Gary TL.
Have Americans increased their fruit and vegetable intake? The trends between 1988 and 2002.
Am J Prev Med. 2007 Apr;32(4):257-63.
PMID: 17383556 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Elmer PJ, Obarzanek E, Vollmer WM, Simons-Morton D, Stevens VJ, Young DR, Lin PH, Champagne C, Harsha DW, Svetkey LP, Ard J, Brantley PJ, Proschan MA, Erlinger TP, Appel LJ; PREMIER Collaborative Research Group.
Effects of comprehensive lifestyle modification on diet, weight, physical fitness, and blood pressure control: 18-month results of a randomized trial.
Ann Intern Med. 2006 Apr 4;144(7):485-95. Summary for patients in: Ann Intern Med. 2006 Apr 4;144(7):I27.
PMID: 16585662 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Gaskins ND, Sloane PD, Mitchell CM, Ammerman A, Ickes SB, Williams CS.
Poor nutritional habits: a modifiable predecessor of chronic illness? A North Carolina Family Medicine Research Network (NC-FM-RN) study.
J Am Board Fam Med. 2007 Mar-Apr;20(2):124-34.
PMID: 17341748 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lancaster KJ, Watts SO, Dixon LB.
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Lin PH, Proschan MA, Bray GA, Fernandez CP, Hoben K, Most-Windhauser M, Karanja N, Obarzanek E; DASH Collaborative Research Group.
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Lyles TE 3rd, Desmond R, Faulk LE, Henson S, Hubbert K, Heimburger DC, Ard JD.
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MedGenMed. 2006 Aug 16;8(3):39.
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Pierce JP, Natarajan L, Caan BJ, Parker BA, Greenberg ER, Flatt SW, Rock CL, Kealey S, Al-Delaimy WK, Bardwell WA, Carlson RW, Emond JA, Faerber S, Gold EB, Hajek RA, Hollenbach K, Jones LA, Karanja N, Madlensky L, Marshall J, Newman VA, Ritenbaugh C, Thomson CA, Wasserman L, Stefanick ML.
Influence of a diet very high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in fat on prognosis following treatment for breast cancer: the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) randomized trial.
JAMA. 2007 Jul 18;298(3):289-98.
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Zenk SN, Schulz AJ, Hollis-Neely T, Campbell RT, Holmes N, Watkins G, Nwankwo R, Odoms-Young A.
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Bennett GG, Foley P, Levine E, Whiteley J, Askew S, Steinberg DM, Batch B, Greaney ML, Miranda H, Wroth TH, Holder MG, Emmons KM, Puleo E.
Behavioral Treatment for Weight Gain Prevention Among Black Women in Primary Care Practice: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
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Chang A, Batch BC, McGuire HL, Vollmer WM, Svetkey LP, Tyson CC, Sanguankeo A, Anderson C, Houston J, Appel LJ. Association of a Reduction in Central Obesity and Phosphorus Intake With Changes in Urinary Albumin Excretion: The PREMIER Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 Jun 27.

Tussing-Humphreys LM, Fitzgibbon ML, Kong A, Odoms-Young A.
Weight loss maintenance in african american women: a systematic review of the behavioral lifestyle intervention literature.
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Svetkey LP, Clark JM, Funk K, Corsino L, Batch BC, Hollis JF, Appel LJ, Brantley PJ, Loria CM, Champagne CM, Vollmer WM, Stevens VJ.
Greater weight loss with increasing age in the weight loss maintenance trial.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 May 3.

Daumit GL, Dickerson FB, Wang NY, Dalcin A, Jerome GJ, Anderson CA, Young DR, Frick KD, Yu A, Gennusa JV 3rd, Oefinger M, Crum RM, Charleston J, Casagrande SS, Guallar E, Goldberg RW, Campbell LM, Appel LJ.
A behavioral weight-loss intervention in persons with serious mental illness.
N Engl J Med. 2013 Apr 25;368(17):1594-602.

Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Schiffer L, Kong A, Braunschweig CL, Gomez-Perez SL, Odoms-Young A, Van Horn L, Christoffel KK, Dyer AR. Family-based hip-hop to health: Outcome results. Obesity (Silver Spring).
2013 Feb;21(2):274-83.

Wingo BC, Desmond RA, Brantley P, Appel L, Svetkey L, Stevens VJ, Ard JD.
Self-efficacy as a Predictor of Weight Change and Behavior Change in the PREMIER Trial.
J Nutr Educ Behav. 2013 Feb 20.

Corsino L, Lin PH, Batch BC, Intille S, Grambow SC, Bosworth HB, Bennett GG, Tyson C, Svetkey LP, Voils CI. Recruiting young adults into a weight loss trial: Report of protocol development and recruitment results.
Contemp Clin Trials. 2013 Apr 13.

Batch BC, Shah SH, Newgard CB, Turer CB, Haynes C, Bain JR, Muehlbauer M, Patel MJ, Stevens RD, Appel LJ, Newby LK, Svetkey LP. Branched chain amino acids are novel biomarkers for discrimination of metabolic wellness.
Metabolism. 2013 Jan 31.

Steinberg DM, Tate DF, Bennett GG, Ennett S, Samuel-Hodge C, Ward DS. The efficacy of a daily self-weighing weight loss intervention using smart scales and email.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Mar 20.

Svetkey LP, Ard JD, Stevens VJ, Loria CM, Young DY, Hollis JF, Appel LJ, Brantley PJ, Kennedy BM, Kumanyika SK, Batch BC, Corsino L, Lien LF, Vollmer WM.
Predictors of long-term weight loss in adults with modest initial weight loss, by sex and race.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Sep;20(9):1820-8.

Myers VH, McVay MA, Champagne CM, Hollis JF, Coughlin JW, Funk KL, Gullion CM, Jerome GJ, Loria CM, Samuel-Hodge CD, Stevens VJ, Svetkey LP, Brantley PJ.
Weight loss history as a predictor of weight loss: results from Phase I of the weight loss maintenance trial.
J Behav Med. 2012 Aug 21.

Fitzgibbon ML, Tussing-Humphreys LM, Porter JS, Martin IK, Odoms-Young A, Sharp LK.
Weight loss and African-American women: a systematic review of the behavioural weight loss intervention literature.
Obes Rev. 2011 Nov 10.

Bartfield JK, Stevens VJ, Jerome GJ, Batch BC, Kennedy BM, Vollmer WM, Harsha D, Appel LJ, Desmond R, Ard JD.
Behavioral transitions and weight change patterns within the PREMIER trial.
Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 2011 Aug. (8):pp. 1609-15.

West DS, Bursac Z, Cornell CE, Felix HC, Fausett JK, Krukowski RA, Lensing S, Love SJ, Prewitt TE, Beck C.
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West DS, Harvey-Berino J, Krukowski RA, Skelly JM.
Pretreatment Weight Change is Associated with Obesity Treatment Outcomes.
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Samuel-Hodge CD, Gizlice Z, Cai J, Brantley PJ, Ard JD, Svetkey LP.
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Ann Behav Med. 2010 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Robinson WR, Stevens J, Kaufman JS, Gordon-Larsen P.
The role of adolescent behaviors in the female-male disparity in obesity incidence in US black and white young adults.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Jul;18(7):1429-36. Epub 2009 Oct 29.

Zenk SN, Schulz AJ, Odoms-Young AM.
How neighborhood environments contribute to obesity.
Am J Nurs. 2009 Jul;109(7):61-4. No abstract available.
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Huang TT, Drewnowski A, Kumanyika SK, Glass TA.
A systems-oriented multilevel framework for addressing obesity in the 21st century.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2009 Jul;6(3):A97. Epub 2009 Jun 15. No abstract available.
PMID: 19527599 [PubMed - in process]
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McKinnon RA, Orleans CT, Kumanyika SK, Haire-Joshu D, Krebs-Smith SM, Finkelstein EA, Brownell KD, Thompson JW, Ballard-Barbash
Considerations for an Obesity Policy Research Agenda
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Obesity in Children

Showell NN, Fawole O, Segal J, Wilson RF, Cheskin LJ, Bleich SN, Wu Y, Lau B, Wang Y.
A Systematic Review of Home-Based Childhood Obesity Prevention Studies.
Pediatrics. 2013 Jun 10.

Dulin-Keita A, Kaur Thind H, Affuso O, Baskin ML.
The associations of perceived neighborhood disorder and physical activity with obesity among African American adolescents.
BMC Public Health. 2013 May 4;13:440.

Alhassan S, Nwaokelemeh O, Mendoza A, Shitole S, Whitt-Glover MC, Yancey AK.
Design and baseline characteristics of the Short bouTs of Exercise for Preschoolers (STEP) study.
BMC Public Health. 2012 Aug 1;12:582.

Kersh, R., Stroup, D.F., & Taylor, W.C. (2011). Childhood obesity: A framework for policy approaches and ethical considerations. Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(5), A93.
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Kumanyika SK.
A question of competing rights, priorities, and principles: a postscript to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation symposium on the ethics of childhood obesity policy.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2011 Sep;8(5):A97. Epub 2011 Aug 15. No abstract available. [PubMed - in process]

Fitzgibbon ML, Stolley MR, Schiffer LA, Braunschweig CL, Gomez SL, Van Horn L, Dyer AR.
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Fitzgibbon ML, Beech BM.
The role of culture in the context of school-based BMI screening.
Pediatrics. 2009 Sep;124 Suppl 1:S50-62.

Wallander JL, Taylor WC, Grunbaum JA, Franklin FA, Harrison GG, Kelder SH, Schuster MA.
Weight Status, Quality of Life, and Self-concept in African American, Hispanic, and White Fifth-grade Children.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Jul;17(7):1363-8. Epub 2009 Feb 5.
PMID: 19197260 [PubMed - in process]
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Buscemi J, Beech BM, Relyea G.
Predictors of Obesity in Latino Children: Acculturation as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Food Insecurity and Body Mass Index Percentile.
J Immigr Minor Health. 2009 May 27. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19472054 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Krukowski RA, West DS, Perez AP, Bursac Z, Phillips MM, Raczynski JM.
Overweight children, weight-based teasing and academic performance.
Int J Pediatr Obes. 2009 Apr 7:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]
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Beech BM, Kumanyika SK, Baranowski T, Davis M, Robinson TN, Sherwood NE, Taylor WC, Relyea G, Zhou A, Pratt C, Owens A, Thompson NS.
Parental cultural perspectives in relation to weight-related behaviors and concerns of African-American girls.
Obes Res. 2004 Sep;12 Suppl:7S-19S.
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Daniels SR, Arnett DK, Eckel RH, Gidding SS, Hayman LL, Kumanyika S, Robinson TN, Scott BJ, St Jeor S, Williams CL.
Overweight in children and adolescents: pathophysiology, consequences, prevention, and treatment.
Circulation. 2005 Apr 19;111(15):1999-2012. Review.
PMID: 15837955 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Flower KB, Perrin EM, Viadro CI, Ammerman AS.
Using body mass index to identify overweight children: barriers and facilitators in primary care.
Ambul Pediatr. 2007 Jan-Feb;7(1):38-44.
PMID: 17261481 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Kitzmann KM, Beech BM.
Family-based interventions for pediatric obesity: methodological and conceptual challenges from family psychology.
J Fam Psychol. 2006 Jun;20(2):175-89. Review.
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Kumanyika SK, Lancaster KJ.
The challenge of feeding children to protect against overweight.
J Pediatr (Rio J). 2008 Jan-Feb;84(1):3-6. No abstract available.
PMID: 18264619 [PubMed - in process]
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Matheson DM, Wang Y, Klesges LM, Beech BM, Kraemer HC, Robinson TN.
African-American girls' dietary intake while watching television.
Obes Res. 2004 Sep;12 Suppl:32S-37S.
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Miech RA, Kumanyika SK, Stettler N, Link BG, Phelan JC, Chang VW.
Trends in the association of poverty with overweight among US adolescents, 1971-2004.
JAMA. 2006 May 24;295(20):2385-93.
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Stettler N, Elliott MR, Kallan MJ, Auerbach SB, Kumanyika SK.
High prevalence of overweight among pediatric users of community health centers.
Pediatrics. 2005 Sep;116(3):e381-8. Erratum in: Pediatrics. 2005 Nov;116(5):1266.
PMID: 16140682 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Swanson DP, Spencer MB, Dell'Angelo T, Harpalani V, Spencer TR.
Identity processes and the positive youth development of African Americans: an explanatory framework.
New Dir Youth Dev. 2002 Fall;(95):73-99. Review.
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Physical Activity

Pekmezi D, Marcus B, Meneses K, Baskin ML, Ard JD, Martin MY, Adams N, Robinson C, Demark-Wahnefried W.
Developing an intervention to address physical activity barriers for African-American women in the deep south (USA).
Womens Health (Lond Engl). 2013 May;9(3):301-12.

Taylor WC, King KE, Shegog R, Paxton RJ, Evans-Hudnall GL, Rempel DM, Chen V, Yancey AK.
Booster Breaks in the workplace: participants' perspectives on health-promoting work breaks.
Health Educ Res. 2013 Mar 22.

Baskin ML, Thind H, Affuso O, Gary LC, Lagory M, Hwang SS.
Predictors of Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA) in African American Young Adolescents.
Ann Behav Med. 2013 Feb;45 Suppl 1:142-50.

Whitt-Glover MC, Bennett G, Sallis JF.
Introduction to the Active Living Research Supplement: Disparities in Environments and Policies that Support Active Living.
Ann Behav Med. 2013 Feb;45 Suppl 1:1-5.

Whitt-Glover MC, Goldmon MV, Karanja N, Heil DP, Gizlice Z.
Learning and Developing Individual Exercise Skills (L.A.D.I.E.S.) for a Better Life: A physical activity intervention for black women.
Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Aug 11;33(6):1159-1171.

Taylor, W.C. (2011). Prolonged sitting and the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality. Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports, 5, 350-357.

Taylor, W.C. (2011). Booster Breaks: An easy-to-implement workplace policy designed to improve employee health, increase productivity, and lower healthcare costs. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health. 26, 70-84.

Cervantes, C. M., & Taylor, W.C. (2011). Physical activity interventions in adult populations with disabilities: A review. Quest, 63(4), 385-410.

Whitt-Glover, MC, Ham, S.A., Yancey, AK.
Instant Recess®: A Practical Tool for Increasing Physical Activity During the School Day.
Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action.
Fall 2011.

Zenk SN, Schulz AJ, Matthews SA, Odoms-Young A, Wilbur J, Wegrzyn L, Gibbs K, Braunschweig C, Stokes C.
Activity space environment and dietary and physical activity behaviors: A pilot study.
Health Place. 2011 Sep;17(5):1150-61. [PubMed - in process]

Zenk SN, Schulz AJ, Odoms-Young AM, Wilbur J, Matthews S, Gamboa C, Wegrzyn LR, Hobson S, Stokes C.
Feasibility of Using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) With Diverse Urban Adults: Before and After Data on Perceived Acceptability, Barriers, and Ease of Use. J Phys Act Health. 2011 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Hasson RE, Granados KE, Marquez DX, Bennett G, Freedson P, Braun B.
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Affuso O, Stevens J, Catellier D, McMurray RG, Ward DS, Lytle L, Sothern MS, Young DR.
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Barr-Anderson DJ, AuYoung M, Whitt-Glover MC, Glenn BA, Yancey AK.
Integration of short bouts of physical activity into organizational routine a systematic review of the literature.
Am J Prev Med. 2011 Jan;40(1):76-93.

Taylor WC, Shegog R, Chen V, Rempel DM, Baun MP, Bush CL, Green T, Hare-Everline N.
The Booster Break program: description and feasibility test of a worksite physical activity daily practice.
Work. 2010 Jan 1;37(4):433-43.

Yancey AK, Cole BL, McCarthy WJ.
A graphical, computer-based decision-support tool to help decision makers evaluate policy options relating to physical activity.
Am J Prev Med. 2010 Sep;39(3):273-9.

Yancey AK, Sallis JF.
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Whitt-Glover MC, Crespo CJ, Joe J.
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Kumanyika SK, Yancey AK.
Physical activity and health equity: evolving the science.
Am J Health Promot. 2009 Jul-Aug;23(6):S4-7. No abstract available.
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Whitt-Glover MC, Kumanyika SK.
Systematic review of interventions to increase physical activity and physical fitness in African-Americans.
Am J Health Promot. 2009 Jul-Aug;23(6):S33-56.
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Young DR, Jerome GJ, Chen C, Laferriere D, Vollmer WM.
Patterns of physical activity among overweight and obese adults.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2009 Jul;6(3):A89. Epub 2009 Jun 15.
PMID: 19527591 [PubMed - in process]
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Dorfman L, Yancey AK.
Promoting Physical Activity and Healthy Eating: Convergence in framing the role of industry.
Prev Med. 2009 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19576928 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Young DR, Vollmer WM, King AC, Brown AJ, Stevens VJ, Elmer PJ, Craddick S, Sturtevant DL, Harsha DW, Appel LJ.
Can individuals meet multiple physical activity and dietary behavior goals?
Am J Health Behav. 2009 May-Jun;33(3):277-86.
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Evenson KR, Ballard K, Lee G, Ammerman A.
Implementation of a school-based state policy to increase physical activity.
J Sch Health. 2009 May;79(5):231-8, quiz 244-6.
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Thomas AS, Greene LF, Ard JD, Oster RA, Darnell BE, Gower BA.
Physical activity may facilitate diabetes prevention in adolescents.
Diabetes Care. 2009 Jan;32(1):9-13.
PMID: 18840771 [PubMed - in process]
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