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Does perception equal reality? Weight misperception in relation to weight-related attitudes and behaviors among overweight and obese US adults
- D. Duncan, K. Wolin, Melissa Scharoun-Lee, E. Ding, E. Warner, G. Bennett
- The international journal of behavioral nutrition…
- 22 March 2011
BackgroundWeight misperception might preclude the adoption of healthful weight-related attitudes and behaviors among overweight and obese individuals, yet limited research exists in this area. We… Expand
Using facebook and text messaging to deliver a weight loss program to college students
Between 31 and 35% of the college‐aged population is overweight or obese, yet few weight loss trials for this population have been conducted. This study examined the feasibility, acceptability, and… Expand
Web‐based Weight Loss in Primary Care: A Randomized Controlled Trial
- G. Bennett, S. Herring, E. Puleo, Evelyn K Stein, K. Emmons, M. Gillman
- 1 February 2010
Evidence is lacking regarding effective and sustainable weight loss approaches for use in the primary care setting. We conducted a 12‐week randomized controlled trial to evaluate the short‐term… Expand
Validation of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire-Short among Blacks.
- K. Wolin, D. Heil, S. Askew, C. Matthews, G. Bennett
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of physical activity & health
- 1 September 2008
BACKGROUND The International Physical Activity Questionnaire-Short Form (IPAQ-S) has been evaluated against accelerometer-determined physical activity measures in small homogenous samples of adults… Expand
Current Science on Consumer Use of Mobile Health for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.
Although mortality for cardiovascular disease (CVD) has declined for several decades, heart disease and stroke continue to be the leading causes of death, disability, and high healthcare costs.… Expand
Unfair treatment, racial/ethnic discrimination, ethnic identification, and smoking among Asian Americans in the National Latino and Asian American Study.
- D. Chae, D. Takeuchi, E. Barbeau, G. Bennett, J. Lindsey, N. Krieger
- American journal of public health
- 1 March 2008
OBJECTIVES We examined the relations of self-report of general unfair treatment and self-report of race/ethnicity-specific discrimination with current smoking among Asian Americans. We investigated… Expand
Using technology to promote postpartum weight loss in urban, low-income mothers: a pilot randomized controlled trial.
- S. Herring, Jane F. Cruice, G. Bennett, A. Davey, G. Foster
- Journal of nutrition education and behavior
- 1 November 2014
OBJECTIVE To examine the feasibility, acceptability, and initial efficacy of a technology-based weight loss intervention for urban, low-income mothers. METHODS Eighteen obese, ethnic minority,… Expand
The efficacy of a daily self-weighing weight loss intervention using smart scales and email
- D. Steinberg, D. Tate, G. Bennett, S. Ennett, C. Samuel-Hodge, D. Ward
- 1 February 2013
To examine the impact of a weight loss intervention that focused on daily self‐weighing for self‐monitoring as compared to a delayed control group among 91 overweight adults.
Safe To Walk? Neighborhood Safety and Physical Activity Among Public Housing Residents
- G. Bennett, Lorna H. McNeill, K. Wolin, D. Duncan, E. Puleo, K. Emmons
- PLoS medicine
- 1 October 2007
Background Despite its health benefits, physical inactivity is pervasive, particularly among those living in lower-income urban communities. In such settings, neighborhood safety may impact… Expand
Alcohol disorders among Asian Americans: associations with unfair treatment, racial/ethnic discrimination, and ethnic identification (the national Latino and Asian Americans study, 2002–2003)
- D. Chae, D. Takeuchi, +4 authors N. Krieger
- Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health
- 14 October 2008
Study objective: To examine history of alcohol abuse/dependence disorder in relation to unfair treatment, racial/ethnic discrimination, and ethnic identification among Asian Americans. Design:… Expand