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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DELTA OBESITY PREVENTION RESEARCH PROGRAM

Location: Delta Obesity Prevention Research Unit

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Methylation potential associated with diet, genotype, protein, and metabolite levels in the Delta Obesity Vitamin Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Monteiro, J.P., Wise, C., Morine, M.J., Teitel, C., Pence, L., Williams, A., McCabe-Sellers, B., Champagne, C., Turner, J., Shelby, B., Baitang, N., Oguntimein, J., Taylor, L., Toennessen, T., Priami, C., Beger, R.D., Bogle, M., Kaput, J. 2014. Methylation potential associated with diet, genotype, protein, and metabolite levels in the Delta Obesity Vitamin Study. Genes and Nutrition. 9:403.
An adapted education program to increase adherence to the dietary guidelines for Americans: a feasibility study - (Abstract Only)
McGee, B.B., Richardson, V., Johnson, C., Johnson, G. 2014. An adapted education program to increase adherence to the dietary guidelines for Americans: a feasibility study [abstract]. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 28(1):807.1.
Qualitative study among African American parents to inform an intervention to promote adoption of the dietary guidelines for Americans food and phyical activity recommendations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McGee, B.B., Richardson, V., Johnson, G., Johnson, C. 2014. Qualitative study among African American parents to inform an intervention to promote adoption of the dietary guidelines for Americans food and phyical activity recommendations. Food and Nutrition Sciences. 5(9):835-849.
Differences in fat and sodium intake across hypertension subgroups in the Mississippi Communities for Healthy Living (MCHL) Nutrition Intervention - (Abstract Only)
Landry, A.S., Walters, S., Molaison, E.F., Huye, H.F., Crook, L., Connell, C.L. 2014. Differences in fat and sodium intake across hypertension subgroups in the Mississippi Communities for Healthy Living (MCHL) Nutrition Intervention [abstract]. International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. p. 389.
Assessment of program implementation for the Mississippi Communities for Healthy Living (MCHL) Nutrition Intervention - (Abstract Only)
Huye, H., Landry, A., Resavy, M., Crook, L., Connell, C. 2014. Assessment of program implementation for the Mississippi Communities for Healthy Living (MCHL)Nutrition Intervention [abstract]. Proceedings of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. p. 381.
We can! Louisiana: adapting the dietary guidelines for all Americans - (Other)
McGee, B.B., Johnson, G. 2013. We can! Louisiana: adapting the dietary guidelines for all Americans. Louisiana Agriculture. Available: http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/communications/publications/agmag/Archive/2013/Fall/WeCanLouisianaAdaptingtheDietaryGuidelinesforAllAmericans.htm
Using the RE-AIM framework in formative evaluation and program planning for a nutrition intervention in the Lower Mississippi Delta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huye, H.F., Connell, C.L., Crook, L.B., Yadrick, K., Zoellner, J. 2014. Using the RE-AIM framework in formative evaluation and program planning for a nutrition intervention in the Lower Mississippi Delta. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 46(1): 34-42.
Steps Ahead: Adaptation of physical activity and dietary guidelines for reducing unhealthy weight gain in the Lower Misissippi Delta - (Abstract Only)
Harrington, D., Champagne, C., Broyles, S.T., Johnson, W.D., Levy, E.J., Tudor-Locke, C., Wroten, K.C., Katzmarzyk, P.T. 2013. Steps Ahead: Adaptation of physical activity and dietary guidelines for reducing unhealthy weight gain in the Lower Misissippi Delta [abstract]. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Paper No. 198.
Effectiveness of the Mississippi communities for healthy living (MCHL) nutrition intervention - (Abstract Only)
Connell, C.L., Landry, A.S., Huye, H.F., Crook, L., Yadrick, K. 2013. Effectiveness of the Mississippi communities for healthy living (MCHL) nutrition intervention [abstract]. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 45(4):S51.
Development of the Mississippi communities for healthy living nutrition education toolkit - (Abstract Only)
(12-Apr-13)
Psychosocial changes in the Mississippi communities for healthy living (MCHL) nutrition intervention - (Abstract Only)
Landry, A.S., Connell, C.L., Huye, H.F., Crook, L., Yadrick, K. 2013. Psychosocial changes in the Mississippi communities for healthy living (MCHL) nutrition intervention (abstract). Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 45(4):S50.
Using focus groups to inform an intervention to promote adoption of the DGA among African American children in the Lower Mississippi Delta - (Abstract Only)
McGee, B.B., Richardson, V., Johnson, G., Johnson, C. 2013. Using focus groups to inform an intervention to promote adoption of the DGA among African American children in the Lower Mississippi Delta [abstract]. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 27:1063.3.
Effect of race of interviewer on energy underreporting from food frequency questionaires in a predominantly African American population - (Abstract Only)
Huye, H.F., Rupp, R., Connell, C.L. 2013. Effect of race of interviewer on energy underreporting from food frequency questionaires in a predominantly African American population [abstract]. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 27:617.20.
How UAPB students eat: Preliminary results - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, F.D., Sharman, J., Gao-Balch, Y. 2012. How UAPB students eat: Preliminary results. Arkansas Environmental, Agricultural and Consumer Sciences Journal. 11:10-14.
Adaptation to study design challenges in rural health disparities community research - (Abstract Only)
Huye, H.F., Connell, C.L., Crook, L., Yadrick, K.M., Resavy, M.L., Elam-Perryman, B. 2012. Adaptation to study design challenges in rural health disparities community research [abstract]. 2012 NIH Summit on the Science of Eliminating Health Disparities. Poster No. F06-011.
Addressing the nutritional needs of university students - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, F.D., Gao-Balch, Y.H., Sharman, J. 2012. Addressing the nutritional needs of university students [abstract]. 7th Annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities. University of North Texas, July 12-13, 2012, Ft. Worth, Texas. Poster No. 402.
Assessing nutrition and physical health disparisties for a college population - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, F.D., Sharmon, J., Gao-Balch, Y.H. 2012. Assessing nutrition and physical health disparisties for a college population [abstract]. 12th Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved & Health Equity, June 27-July 1, 2012, Houston, Texas. p. 15.
Children's experiences of food insecurity can assist in understanding its effect on their well-being - (Book / Chapter)
Connell, C.L., Lofton, K.L., Yadrick, K.L., Rehner, T.A. 2012. Children's experiences of food insecurity can assist in understanding its effect on their well-being. In: Dufour, D.L., Goodman, A.H., Pelto, G.H., editors. Nutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition. 2nd edition. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. p. 442-451.
Utilizing the RE-AIM Framework in formative evaluation and program planning for a healthy food choice intervention in the Lower Mississippi Delta - (Abstract Only)
Hare, C.M., Zoeliner, J., Crook, L., Connell, C.L., Yadrick, M.K. 2012. Utilizing the RE-AIM Framework in formative evaluation and program planning for a healthy food choice intervention in the Lower Mississippi Delta [abstract]. Journal of American Dietetic Association. 112(9):A80.
Identification of attributes that promote the adoption and implementation of 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans - (Abstract Only)
Moliason, E.F., Downey, L.H., Connell, C.L., Zoellner, J., Madson, M.B., Federico, H.A. 2012. Identification of attributes that promote the adoption and implementation of 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans [abstract]. Journal of American Dietetic Association. 112(9):S3 A89.
Development of an instrument measuring the perceived attributes of implementing a healthy diet innovation in the Lower Mississippi Delta - (Abstract Only)
Huye, H.F., Molaison, E.F., Connell, C.L., Downey, L.H., Zoellner, J., Madson, M.B. 2012. Development of an instrument measuring the perceived attributes of implementing a healthy diet innovation in the Lower Mississippi Delta [abstract]. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 112:A79.
Validity and reliability of the Delta Healthy Eating Attitudes Scale - (Abstract Only)
Huye, H.F., Connell, C.L., Sample, A. 2012. Validity and reliability of the Delta Healthy Eating Attitudes Scale [abstract}. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 44:S75.
Determining the eating habits of UAPB students - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, F.D., Gao-Balch, Y.H., Sharman, J. 2012. Determining the eating habits of UAPB students [abstract]. 56th Annual Rural Life Conference: Building Resilience in Agriculture, Rural Communities and Families in a Challenging Economy, February 24, 2012, Pine Bluff, Arkansas. p. 19.
Development and pilot study findings of the Delta Garden Study - (Abstract Only)
Weber, J.L., Moore, P., Robbins, J., Whiteside-Mansell, L. 2012. Development and pilot study findings of the Delta Garden Study [abstract]. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012 Annual Conference. Symposia Abstract S05.4.
Formative evaluation for promoting adoption of the DGA, 2005 among African American parents and children in the Lower Mississippi Delta - (Abstract Only)
McGee, B.B., Richardson, V., Johnson, G., Johnson, C. 2012. Formative evalustion for promoting adoption of the DGA, 2005 among African American parents and children in the Lower Mississippi Delta [abstract]. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 26:630.21.
Designing a culturally sensitive intervention promoting nutrition and physical activity in a selected population in rural Louisiana - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, G.S., McGee, B.B., Johnson, C., Richardson, V. 2012. Designing a culturally sensitive intervention promoting nutrition and physical activity in a selected population in rural Louisiana [abstract]. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 26:391.8.
Comparison of GT3X accelerometer and Yamax pedometer steps/day in a free-living sample of overweight and obese adults - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barreira, T., Tudor-Locke, C., Champagne, C., Broyles, S.T., Johnson, W.D., Katzmarzyk, P.T. 2013. Comparison of GT3X accelerometer and Yamax pedometer steps/day in a free-living sample of overweight and obese adults. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 10(2):263-270.
A short-term physical activity randomized trial in the Lower Mississippi Delta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Katzmarzyk, P.T., Champagne, C., Tudor-Locke, C., Broyles, S.T., Harsha, D., Kennedy, B.M., Johnson, W.D. 2011. A short-term physical activity randomized trial in the Lower Mississippi Delta. PLoS ONE. 6(10):e26667. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026667.
MyPyramid.gov knowledge and access among rural Southwest Mississippi African-American adolescents - (Abstract Only)
Lartey-Rowser, M. 2011. MyPyramid.gov knowledge and access among rural Southwest Mississippi African-American adolescents [abstract]. Journal of American Dietetic Association. 111(9 Suppl. 2):A-92.
Peak stepping cadence in free-living adults: 2005-2006 NHANES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tudor-Locke, C., Brashear, M., Katzmarzyk, P.T., Johnson, W.D. 2012. Peak stepping cadence in free-living adults: 2005-2006 NHANES. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 9:1125-1129.
School garden and farm to school research and development in Arkansas - (Abstract Only)
English, E.S., Carberry, A.N., Weber, J.L. 2011. School garden and farm to school research and development in Arkansas [abstract]. Community Food Security Coalition's 15th Annual Conference. November 5-8, 2011, Oakland, California.
Patterns of adult stepping cadence in the 2005-2006 NHANES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tudor-Locke, C., Camhi, S., Leonardi, C., Johnson, W.D., Katzmarzyk, P.T., Earnest, C.P., Church, T.S. 2011. Patterns of adult stepping cadence in the 2005-2006 NHANES. Preventive Medicine. 53(3):178-181.
Patterns of change in daily step counts, where does the change happen? - (Abstract Only)
Barreira, T.V., Tudor-Locke, C., Champagne, C.M., Broyles, S.T., Harsha, D., Kennedy, B.M., Johnson, W.D., Allen, R., Katzmarzyk, P.T. 2011. Patterns of change in daily step counts, where does the change happen [abstract]? Second International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement, May 24-27, 2011, Glasgow, Scotland.
MyPyramid.gov knowledge and access among rural southwest Mississippi African American adolescents - (Abstract Only)
Lartey-Rowser, M. 2011. MyPyramid.gov knowledge and access among rural southwest Mississippi African American adolescents. Journal of American Dietetic Association. 111(9 Supplement):A92.
Factors affecting weight gain and dietary intake in Latino males residing in Mississippi: A preliminary study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cuy Castellanos, D., Connell, C., Lee, J. 2011. Factors affecting weight gain and dietary intake in Latino males residing in Mississippi: A preliminary study. Hispanic Health Care International. 9(2):91-98.
Step-based translation of physical activity guidelines in the Lower Mississippi Delta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrington, D., Tudor-Locke, C., Champagne, C., Broyles, S.T., Harsha, D., Kennedy, B.M., Johnson, W.D., Allen, R., Katzmarzyk, P.T. 2011. Step-based translation of physical activity guidelines in the Lower Mississippi Delta. Applied Physiology, Nutrition & Metabolism. 36:583-585.
Can small changes in a summer camp program for the rural impoverished make a difference in healthy eating? - (Abstract Only)
Champagne, C.M., Mccabe Sellers, B.J., Allen, R., Bogle, M.L. 2011. Can small changes in a summer camp program for the rural impoverished make a difference in healthy eating?. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). 25:974.9.
Translation of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity recommendations into pedometer-based stepping targets in the Lower Mississippi Delta - (Abstract Only)
Harrington, D., Tudor-Locke, C., Champagne, C.M., Broyles, S.T., Harsha, D., Kennedy, B.M., Johnson, W.D., Allen, R., Katzmarzyk, P.T. 2011. Translation of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity recommendations into pedometer-based stepping targets in the Lower Mississippi Delta [abstract]. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 43(5 Supplement):S235.
Patterns of stepping cadence in the 2005-2006 NHANES - (Abstract Only)
Tudor-Locke, C., Camhi, S., Leonardi, C., Johnson, W.D., Katzmarzyk, P.T., Earnest, C.P., Church, T.S. 2011. Patterns of stepping cadence in the 2005-2006 NHANES [abstract]. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 43(5 Supplement):S480.
Accelerometer steps/day translation of moderate-to-vigorous activity - (Abstract Only)
Tudor-Locke, C., Leonardi, C., Johnson, W.D., Katzmarzyk, P.T., Church, T.S. 2011. Accelerometer steps/day translation of moderate-to-vigorous activity [abstract]. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 43(5 Supplement):S482.
Comparison of Yamax pedometer and GT3X accelerometer steps in a free-living sample - (Abstract Only)
Barreira, T., Tudor-Locke, C., Champagne, C.M., Broyles, S.T., Harsha, D., Kennedy, B.M., Johnson, W.D., Allen, R., Katzmarzyk, P.T. 2011. Comparison of Yamax pedometer and GT3X accelerometer steps in a free-living sample [abstract]. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 43(5 Supplement):S480.
Intervention to induce short-term increases in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in the Lower Mississippi Delta - (Abstract Only)
Katzmarzyk, P.T., Champagne, C.M., Tudor-Locke, C., Broyles, S.T., Harsha, D., Kennedy, B.M., Johnson, W.D. 2011. Intervention to induce short-term increases in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in the Lower Mississippi Delta [abstract]. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 43(5 Supplement):S492.
Health literacy is associated with healthy eating index scores and sugar-sweetened beverage intake: findings from the rural lower Mississippi delta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zoellner, J., You, W., Connell, C., Smith-Ray, R.L., Allen, K., Tucker, K.L., Davy, B.M., Estabrooks, P. 2011. Health literacy is associated with healthy eating index scores and sugar-sweetened beverage intake: Findings from the rural lower Mississippi delta. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 111(7):1012-1020.
Accelerometer steps/day translation of moderate-to-vigorous activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tudor-Locke, C., Leonardi, C., Johnson, W.D., Katzmarzyk, P.T., Church, T.S. 2011. Accelerometer steps/day translation of moderate-to-vigorous activity. Preventive Medicine. 53:31-33.
Community and academia partnerships: a description of the lower mississippi delta nutrition intervention research initiative project - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(07-Jan-10)
Measuring aspects of fruit and vegetable availability in the Lower Mississippi Delta (LMD) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, G.S., McGee, B.B., Richardson, V., Johnson, C. 2009. Measuring aspects of fruit and vegetable availability in the Lower Mississippi Delta (LMD). Race, Gender and Class. 16(3-4):109-119.
Academic partnerships and key leaders emerging from communities in the lower mississippi delta (LMD): a community-based participatory research model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kennedy, B.M., Prewitt, T.E., Strickland, E., Yadrick, K., Threadgill, P., Champagne, C., McGee, B.B., McCabe Sellers, B.J., Bogle, M.L. 2011. Academic partnerships and key leaders emerging from communities in the lower Mississippi Delta (LMD): a Community-based participatory research model. Journal of Cultural Diversity. 18(3):9-94.
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