Outcomes of a Weight Loss Intervention among Rural Breast Cancer Survivors
Examines a group weight loss program delivered to obese breast cancer survivors living in rural Kansas using conference call technology. Describes an intervention that includes a reduced calorie prepackaged diet, a gradual increase in physical activity, and weekly group phone sessions.
Author(s): Christie A. Befort, Jennifer R. Klemp, Heather Austin, et al. Citation: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 132(2), 631-639 Date: 04/2012 Type: Document view details
Development of the Rural Active Living Perceived Environmental Support Scale (RALPESS)
Describes the development of the Rural Active Living
Perceived Environmental Support Scale (RALPESS) survey
instrument to measure perceptions of rural environments for
physical activity. Includes definitions, characteristics,
and items on each of the seven RALPESS factors: church
facilities, town center connectivity, indoor areas, around
your home/neighborhood, town center physical activity
resources, school grounds, and outdoor areas.
Author(s): M. Reneé Umstattd, Stephanie L. Baller, Erin Hennessy, et al. Citation: Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 9(5), 724-730 Date: 2012 Type: Document view details
Chronic Disease Risk Factors Among American Indian/Alaska Native Women of Reproductive Age
Discusses prevalence of chronic conditions and risk factors among a nationally representative sample of American Indian/Alaska Native women aged 18-44 years and makes comparisons with White women. Includes statistical breakdowns by weight status, physical activity level, cigarette use, and insurance coverage.
Author(s): Pamela Amparo, Sherry L. Farr, Patricia M. Dietz Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(6) Date: 11/2011 Type: Document view details
Risks to Health Among American Indian/Alaska Native High School Students in the United States
Examines leading health risks among nationally representative sample of American Indian/Alaska Native high school students and compares rates to other racial/ethnic groups. Includes statistical breakdowns by frequency of cigarette and alcohol use, weight status, physical activity level, television and computer use, and healthy food intake.
Author(s): Sherry Everett Jones, Khadija Anderson, Richard Lowry, Holly Conner Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(4) Date: 07/2011 Type: Document view details