James Tscherne

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The present study tested the indirect effect of home indoor smoking restrictions on adolescent smoking through peer smoking. Based on a bioecological perspective of development, we hypothesized that forbidding indoor smoking would reduce the likelihood of adolescent smoking by decreasing exposure to peer smoking, even when adolescents live with at least one(More)
Research sought to identify combinations of risk and protective factors predicting change in physical activity (PA) over one year in high school students. Adolescents (N = 344; M = 15.7 years) participated in a longitudinal study with assessment of demographics, substance use/smoking exposure, height and weight, psychological factors, and PA in 10th and(More)
The authors discuss a computer program for calculating reactive power load and reserve for the Con Edison system in a real-time environment, which has been made available to operators at the Con Edison Energy Control Center in New York City. It is the first phase of a comprehensive plan to manage and dispatch reactive power. The calculations are performed(More)
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