Research Articles


Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events in Women and Men

Adherence to Heart-Healthy Behaviors in a Sample of the U.S. Population

Active Living for Rural Youth: Addressing Physical Inactivity in Rural Communities

Adolescents with metabolic syndrome have a history of low fitness and physical activity levels

Body Image and Weight Control among Adolescents in Lithuania, Croatia, and the United States in the Context of Global Obesity

Cardiovascular Risks Associated With Obesity in Children and Adolescents

 Patterns of Childhood Obesity Prevention Legislation in the United States

Reducing Obesity and Related Chronic Disease risk in children and youth: A Synthesis of Evidence with ‘Best Practice’ Recommendations

Combating childhood type 2 diabetes mellitus: it will take a village

The provision of compulsory school physical activity: Associations with physical activity, fitness and overweight in childhood and twenty years later

Consequences of Childhood Obesity

Diet, Activity, and Overweight Among Preschool-Age Children Enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Gutted programs and children’s guts

Effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and adolescents: systematic review of controlled trials

Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Young Adults: A “New Epidemic”

Activity-Related Changes of Body Fat and Motor Performance in Obese Seven-Year-Old Boys

Building “Generation Play”: Addressing the Crisis of Inactivity Among America’s Children

Expert Committee Recommendations Regarding the Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity: Summary Report

Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents: Risk Factors, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Weight Management for Children and Adolescents

Actual Causes of Death in the United States, 2000

The Course of Chronic Disease, Depression, and Health Behavior in Logitudinal Perspective

The Escalating Pandemic of Obesity and Sedentary Lifestyle: A Call to Action for Clinicians

Exercise and Type II Diabetes


The Association of Medical Conditions and Presenteeism

Reciprocal effects among changes in weight, body image, and other psychological factors during behavioral obesity treatment: a mediation analysis

Disabling knee pain – another consequence of obesity: Results from a prospective cohort study

Association Between Obesity and Psychiatric Disorders in the US Adult Population

Obesity in America, A Business Delivering Technology Based Solutions That Fight Obesity and Inactivity

Television Watching and Other Sedentary Behaviors in Relation to Risk of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Women

Promoting Physical Activity in Independent Living Communities

Aging Hearts and Arteries; A Scientific Quest

Diet, Lifestyle, and Longevity— The Next Steps?


Effectiveness of Manual Physical Therapy and Exercise in Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Use of Preventive Services Among the Elderly

Lifestyle Risk Factors Predict Healthcare Costs in an Aging Cohort

The Most Expensive Medical Conditions In America

Eight Americas; New Perspectives on U.S. Health Disparities

Prevalence of Diabetes Among Native Americans and Alaska Natives, 1990–1997


Health Disparities Experienced by Hispanics— United States

Prevalence of obesity in American Indians and Alaska Natives

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in the United States, 1999-2004

When Does A Difference Become A Disparity? Conceptualizing Racial And Ethnic Disparities In Health


REACH Finding solutions to health disparities

Diet and Cardiovascular Risk in University Marching Band, Dance Team and Cheer Squad Members: a cross-sectional study

A Healthcare Professional’s Guide to Evaluating Dietary Supplements

Measurement of Fruit and Vegetable Consumption with Diet Questionnaires and Implications for Analyses and Interpretation

Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of cardiovascular disease: the Women’s Health Study

Position of the American Dietetic Association: Functional Foods


The Relationship of Stage of Change for Smoking Cessation to Stage of Change for Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Physical Activity in a Health Plan Population

Dimensions of Coaching Behavior, Need Satisfaction, and the Psychological and Physical Welfare of Young Athletes

Obesity and Physical Activity in College Women: Implications for Clinical Practice

Exercise and Acute Cardiovascular Events: Placing the Risks into Perspective


Best Evidence Regarding: Physical Activity and Obesity Ideas for partnering with the LiVe program


Pre- to Post-Season Changes in the Intrinsic Motivation of First Year College Athletes: Relationships with Coaching Behavior and Scholarship Status


Appropriate Physical Activity Intervention Strategies for Weight Loss and Prevention of Weight Regain for Adults


Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General - Executive Summary