Publications from the Department of Kinesiology faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2019

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Relationship between Physical Activity, Screen Time, and Sleep Quantity and Quality in US Adolescents Aged 16–19, Furong Xu, Sue K. Adams, Steven A. Cohen, Jacob E. Earp, and Mary L. Greaney

Submissions from 2018

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Genetic variants predicting aerobic capacity response to training are also associated with skeletal muscle oxidative capacity in moderate-to-severe COPD, Alessandra Adami, Brian D. Hobss, Merry-Lynn N. McDonald, Ricard Casaburi, and Harry B. Rossiter

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Sociodemographic Disparities in Adult Child Informal Caregiving Intensity in the United States: Results from the New National Study of Caregiving, Sarah K. Cook and Steven A. Cohen

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Socioeconomic and Demographic Factors Modify Observed Relationship between Caregiving Intensity and Three Dimensions of Quality of Life in Informal Adult Children Caregivers, Sarah K. Cook, Lauren Snellings, and Steven A. Cohen

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Testing the vagal withdrawal hypothesis during light exercise under autonomic blockade: a heart rate variability study, Timothée Fontolliet, Vincent Pichot, Aurélien Bringard, Nazzareno Fagoni, Alessandra Adami, Enrico Tam, Raffaello Furlan, Jean-Claude Barthélémy, and Guido Ferretti

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Age Moderates the Effect of Self-Paced Exercise on Exercise Adherence among Overweight Adults, Harold H. Lee, Shira Dunsiger, Lauren Connell Bohlen, Holly K. Boyle, Jessica A. Emerson, and David M. Williams

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Affective response to physical activity as an intermediate phenotype, Harold H. Lee, Jessica A. Emerson, Lauren Connell Bohlen, and David M. Williams

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Exploring Brazilian Immigrant Mothers’ Beliefs, Attitudes, and Practices Related to Their Preschool-Age Children’s Sleep and Bedtime Routines: A Qualitative Study Conducted in the United States, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Carlos André Moura Arruda, Márcia M. Tavares Machado, Gabriela P. De Andrade, and Mary Greaney

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Exploring How the Home Environment Influences Eating and Physical Activity Habits of Low-Income, Latino Children of Predominantly Immigrant Families: A Qualitative Study, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Sherrie F. Wallington, Faith D. Lees, and Mary L. Greaney

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The Association between Physical Activity and Metabolic Syndrome in Older Adults with Obesity, Furong Xu, Steven A. Cohen, Ingrid E. Lofgren, Geoffrey Greene, Michael J. Delmonico, and Mary L. Greaney

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Relationship between diet quality, physical activity and health-related quality of life in older adults: findings from 2007-2014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey., Furong Xu, Steven A. Cohen, Ingrid E. Lofgren, Geoffrey W. Greene, Matthew J. Delmonico, and Mary L. Greaney

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The Association between US Adolescents’ Weight Status, Weight Perception, Weight Satisfaction, and Their Physical Activity and Dietary Behaviors, Furong Xu, Steven Cohen, Mary Greaney, and Geoffrey Greene

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Relations of Physical Activity and Stress Vulnerability in University Students, Furong Xu, Wenhao Liu, Jepkorir Rose Chepyator-Thomson, and Robert Schmidlein

Submissions from 2017

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Technology as a Tool to Encourage Young Adults to Sleep and Eat Healthy, Sue K. Adams, Gary Liguori, and Ingrid E. Lofgren

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Latino parents’ perceptions of the eating and physical activity experiences of their pre-school children at home and at family child-care homes: a qualitative study, Ana C. Lindsay, Mary L. Greaney, Sherrie F. Wallington, Faith D. Sands, Julie A. Wright, and Judith Salkeld

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Easier Said than Done: A Qualitative Study Conducted in the USA Exploring Latino Family Child Care Home Providers as Role Models for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Behaviours, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Mary L. Greaney, Sherrie F. Wallington, and Julie A. Wright

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Depressive Symptoms and Length of U.S. Residency Are Associated with Obesity among Low-Income Latina Mothers: A Cross-Sectional Analysis, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Mary L. Greaney, Sherrie F. Wallington, Julie A. Wright, and Anne T. Hunt

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Infant Feeding Beliefs, Attitudes, Knowledge and Practices of Chinese Immigrant Mothers: An Integrative Review of the Literature, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Qun Le, and Mary Greaney

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Associations Between Maternal Depressive Symptoms and Nonresponsive Feeding Styles and Practices in Mothers of Young Children: A Systematic Review, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Tatiana Mesa, Mary L. Greaney, Sherrie F. Wallington, and Julie A. Wright

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Non-Responsive Feeding Practices, Unhealthy Eating Behaviors, and Risk of Child Overweight and Obesity in Southeast Asia: A Systematic Review, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Somporn Sitthisongkram, Mary Greaney, Sherrie F. Wallington, and Praewrapee Ruengdej

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Patient–Provider Communication and Counseling about Gestational Weight Gain and Physical Activity: A Qualitative Study of the Perceptions and Experiences of Latinas Pregnant with their First Child, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Sherrie F. Wallington, Mary Greaney, Marcia M. Tavares Machado, and Gabriela P. De Andrade

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The Relationship between Arthritis and Muscular Strength in Older Women with Symptoms of Sarcopenia, E. N. Renna, S. G. Slezak, Ingrid E. Lofgren, Disa L. Hatfield, Michael J. Delmonico, and Furong Xu

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Comparison of Current Sarcopenia Classification Criteria in Older New England Women, Samuel G. Slezak, Kayla B. Mahoney, Emily N. Renna, Ingrid E. Lofgren, Furong Xu, Disa L. Hatfield, and Matthew J. Delmonico

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The Impact of a Community-Based Childhood Obesity Prevention Program on Children’s Physical Activity and Fitness, Furong Xu, Mary L. Greaney, Stephanie Marchand, Celeste Corcoran, Heather Di Biasio, Jane Baruch, Deborah Riebe, and Geoffrey Greene

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A Community-Based Nutrition and Physical Activity Intervention for Children Who Are Overweight or Obese and Their Caregivers, Furong Xu, Stephanie Marchand, Celeste Corcoran, Heather DiBiasio, Rachel Clough, Christopher S. Dyer, Jennifer Nobles, Jade White, Mary L. Greaney, and Geoffrey Greene

Submissions from 2016

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Faster Movement Speed Results in Greater Tendon Strain during the Loaded Squat Exercise, Jacob E. Earp, Robert U. Newton, Prue Cormie, and Anthony J. Blazevich

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Access and utilization of healthcare services in Massachusetts, United States: a qualitative study of the perspectives and experiences of Brazilian-born immigrant women, Ana C. Lindsay, Mariana Gonçalves de Oliveira, Sherrie F. Wallington, Mary L. Greaney, Marcia Maria Tavares Machado, Lorita M. Freitag Pagliuca, and Carlos Andre Moura Arruda

Submissions from 2015

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Benefits of Surfing for Children with Disabilities: A Pilot Study, Cortney N. Armitano, Emily D. Clapham, Linda S. Lamont, and Jennifer G. Audette

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Empowering Girls with Chemistry, Exercise and Physical Activity, Emily Clapham, Lori E. Ciccomascolo, and Andrew J. Clapham

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Effects of a Physical Education Supportive Curriculum and Technological Devices on Physical Activity, Emily Clapham, Eileen C. Sullivan, and Lori E. Ciccomascolo

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Predictors of relapse among smokers: Transtheoretical effort variables, demographics, and smoking severity, N. S. Gökbayrak, Andrea L. Paiva, Bryan J. Blissmer, and James O. Prochaska

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Study Protocol for Young & Strong: A Cluster Randomized Design to Increase Attention to Unique Issues Faced by Young Women with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer, Mary L. Greaney, Kim Sprunck-Harrild, Kathryn J. Ruddy, Jennifer Ligibel, William T. Barry, Emily Baker, Meghan Meyer, Karen M. Emmons, and Ann H. Partridge

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Latino Family Childcare Providers’ Beliefs, Attitudes, and Practices Related to Promotion of Healthy Behaviors among Preschool Children: A Qualitative Study, Ana C. Lindsay, Judith A. Salkeld, Mary L. Greaney, and Faith D. Sands

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Three-Year Improvements in Weight Status and Weight-Related Behaviors in Middle School Students: The Healthy Choices Study, Karen E. Peterson, Jennifer L. Spandano-Gasbarro, Mary L. Greaney, S. Bryn Austin, Solomon Mezgebu, Anne T. Hunt, Emily A. Blood, Chrissy Horan, Henry A. Feldman, Stavroula K. Osganian, Maria F. Bettencourt, and Tracy K. Richmond

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Development and Validation of the Cognitive Behavioral Physical Activity Questionnaire, Susan M. Schembre, Casey P. Durand, Bryan J. Blissmer, and Geoffrey W. Greene

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Impact on Diet Quality and Resilience in Urban Community Dwelling Obese Women with a Nutrition and Physical Activity Intervention, Amy Taetzsch, Dinah Quintanilla, Stephen Maris, Jon Letendre, Leslie Mahler, Furong Xu, Matthew J. Delmonico, and Ingrid E. Lofgren

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Engagement with eHealth Self-Monitoring in a Primary Care-Based Weight Management Intervention, Kathleen Y. Wolin, Dori M. Steinberg, Ilana B. Lane, Sandy Askew, Mary L. Greaney, Graham A. Colditz, and Gary G. Bennett

Submissions from 2014

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The Ocean as a Unique Therapeutic Environment: Developing a Surfing Program, Emily D. Clapham, Cortney N. Armitano, Linda S. Lamont, and Jennifer G. Audette

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A randomized comparative effectiveness study of Healthy Directions 2—A multiple risk behavior intervention for primary care, Karen M. Emmons, Elaine Puleo, Mary L. Greaney, Matthew W. Gillman, Gary G. Bennett, Jess Haines, Kim Sprunck-Harrild, and K. Viswanath

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Implementing a Multi-Component School-based Obesity Prevention Intervention: A Qualitative Study, Mary L. Greaney, Cary K. Hardwick, Jennifer L. Spadano-Gasbarro, Solomon Mezgebu, Christine M. Horan, Sara Schlotterbeck, S. Bryn Austin, and Karen E. Peterson

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Changes in Colorectal Cancer Screening Intention Among People Aged 18–49 in the United States, Mary L. Greaney, Elaine Puleo, Kim Sprunck-Harrild, Sapna Syngal, Elizabeth Gonzalez Suarez, and Karen M. Emmons

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Ocean Surfing as a Novel Physiotherapy Environment: A Commentary, Linda S. Lamont, Cortney Armitano, and Emily Clapham

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Development of a Wet Suit for Children with Down’s Syndrome, Linda S. Lamont, Peter Panagiotis, Cortney Armitano, and Emily Clapham

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The Combined Effects of Tai Chi, Resistance Training, and Diet on Physical Function and Body Composition in Obese Older Women, S. A. Maris, D. Quintanilla, A. Taetzsch, A. Picard, J. Letendre, L. Mahler, I. Lofgren, Furong Xu, and M. J. Delmonico

Submissions from 2013

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Post-Menopausal Effects of Resistance Training on Muscle Damage and Mitochondria, Thomas G. Manfredi, Michael Monteiro, Linda S. Lamont, Maria Singh, Mona Foldvari, Sebrina White, Arthur Cosmas, and Maria L. Urso

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Relationship between Postural Control and Restricted, Repetitive Behaviors in Autism Spectrum Disorders, K. J. Radonovich, K. A. Fournier, and C. J. Hass

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Middle school food environments and racial/ethnic differences in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption: Findings from the Healthy Choices study, Tracy K. Richmond, Jennifer L. Spadano-Gasbarro, Courtney E. Walls, S. Bryn Austin, Mary L. Greaney, Monica L. Wang, Solomon Mezegebu, and Karen E. Peterson

Submissions from 2012

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Conducting a Hispanic Health Needs Assessment in rural Kansas: Building the foundation for community action, Melissa Bopp, Elizabeth A. Fallon, Debra J. Bolton, Andrew T. Kaczynski, Susan Lukwago, and Alicia Brooks

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Out of Florida: mtDNA reveals patterns of migration and Pleistocene range expansion of the Green Anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis), Shane C. Campbell-Staton, Rachel M. Goodman, Niclas Backström, Scott V. Edwards, Jonathan B. Losos, and Jason J. Kolbe

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A critical review of recommendations to increase dietary protein requirements in the habitually active, Linda S. Lamont

Submissions from 2011

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Maintaining exercise and healthful eating in older adults: The SENIOR project II: Study design and methodology, Phillip G. Clark, Bryan J. Blissmer, Geoffrey W. Greene, Faith D. Lees, Deborah A. Riebe, and Karen E. Stamm

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AKT1 polymorphisms are associated with risk for metabolic syndrome, Joseph M. Devaney, Heather Gordish-Dressman, Brennan T. Harmon, Margaret K. Bradbury, Stephanie A. Devaney, Tamara B. Harris, Paul D. Thompson, Priscilla M. Clarkson, Thomas B. Price, Theodore J. Angelopoulos, Paul M. Gordon, Niall M. Moyna, Linda S. Pescatello, Paul S. Visich, Robert F. Zoeller, Richard L. Seip, Jinwook Seo, Bo Hyoung Kim, Laura L. Tosi, Melissa Garcia, Rongling Li, Joseph M. Zmuda, Matthew J. Delmonico, Robert S. Lindsay, Barbara V. Howard, William E. Kraus, and Eric P. Hoffman

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Baseline Stage, Severity, and Effort Effects Differentiate Stable Smokers from Maintainers and Relapsers, Colleen A. Redding, James O. Prochaska, Andrea L. Paiva, Joseph S. Rossi, Wayne F. Velicer, Bryan J. Blissmer, Geoffrey W. Greene, Mark L. Robbins, and Xiaowu Sun

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The Effect of the Addition of Resistance Training to a Dietary Education Intervention on Apolipoproteins and Diet Quality in Overweight and Obese Older Adults, Elizabeth A. Valente, Megan E. Sheehy, Joshua J. Avila, Julie A. Gutierres, M. J. Delmonico, and Ingrid E. Lofgren

Submissions from 2010

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Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes: The American College of Sports Medicine and the American Diabetes Association: joint position statement executive summary, Sheri R. Colberg, Ronald J. Sigal, Bo Fernhall, Judith G. Regensteiner, Bryan J. Blissmer, Richard R. Rubin, Lisa Chasan-Taber, Ann L. Albright, and Barry Braun

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Physical and Mental Health-Related Correlates of Physical Function in Community Dwelling Older Adults: A Cross Sectional Study, Carol Ewing Garber, Pat Burbank, Mary L. Greaney, Deborah Riebe, Claudio R. Nigg, and Phillip G. Clark

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A polymorphism near IGF1 is associated with body composition and muscle function in women from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study, Matthew C. Kostek, Joseph M. Devaney, Heather Gordish-Dressman, Tamara B. Harris, Paul D. Thompson, Priscilla M. Clarkson, Theodore J. Angelopoulos, Paul M. Gordon, Niall M. Moyna, Linda S. Pescatello, Paul S. Visich, Robert F. Zoeller, Richard L. Seip, Melissa Garcia, Rongling Li, Joseph M. Zmuda, Matthew J. Delmonico, Alka Kanaya, and Eric P. Hoffman

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Comparison of diet quality, physical activity and biochemical values of older adults either reporting or not reporting use of lipid-lowering medication, Ingrid E. Lofgren, Geoffrey Greene, S. Schembre, Matthew J. Delmonico, Deborah Riebe, and P. Clark

Submissions from 2009

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Synthesis of Nucleoside Mono-, Di-, and Triphosphoramidates from Solid-Phase cycloSaligenyl Phosphitylating Reagents, Yousef Ahmadibeni, Rakesh K. Tiwari, Gongqin Sun, and Keykavous Parang

Submissions from 2006

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Health-Related Quality of Life Following a Clinical Weight Loss Intervention Among Overweight and Obese Adults: Intervention and 24 Month Follow-up Effects, Bryan J. Blissmer, Deborah Riebe, Gabriela Dye, Laurie Ruggiero, Geoffrey Greene, and Marjorie Caldwell

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Effectiveness of two Arthritis Foundation programs: Walk With Ease, and YOU Can Break the Pain Cycle, Michelle Bruno, Susan Cummins, Lisha Gaudiano, Johanna Stoos, and Peter Blanpied

Submissions from 1994

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Exercise and Self-Esteem: Validity of Model Expansion and Exercise Associations, Robert J. Sonstroem, Lisa L. Harlow, and Lynn Josephs