The Faith, Activity, and Nutrition Program: A Randomized Controlled Trial in African-American Churches

submitted by: kinnardd
Background: Faith-based interventions hold promise for promoting health in ethnic minority populations. To date, however, few of these interventions have used a community-based participa- tory research (CBPR) approach, have targeted both physical activity and healthy eating, and have focused on structural changes in the church. Purpose: To report the results of a group randomized CBPR intervention targeting physical activity and healthy eating in African-American churches. Design:...
Authors: Cheryl Addy, PhD, Meghan Baruth, PhD, Margaret Condrasky, EdD, Marsha Dowda, DrPH, Rebecca Evans, MDiv, Deborah Kinnard, Marilyn Laken, PhD, Allen Parrott, DMin, Tatiana Warren, MS, Sara Wilcox, PhD, Lakisha Zimmerman, MSW, MA

Does transportation mode modify associations between distance to food store, fruit and vegetable consumption, and BMI in low-income neighborhoods?

submitted by: fuller.daniel
Background: A consistent body of research has shown that the neighborhood food environment is associated with fruit and vegetable (F&V) consumption and obesity in deprived neighborhoods in the United States. However, these studies have often neglected to consider how transportation can moderate associations between food accessibility and diet-related outcomes. Objective: This study examined associations between distance to primary food store, fruit and vegetable consumption, and BMI...
Authors: Daniel Fuller, Steven Cummins, Stephen Matthews

SWIB-12 panel discussion

submitted by: SWIB

panel discussion
Panel Discussion: Standards, Services and Tools for Building a LOD Ecology – What We got & What We Need

Television, Adiposity, and Cardiometabolic Risk in Children and Adolescents

submitted by: amandastaiano
Background: It is largely unknown how TV use relates to depot-specif?c adiposity or cardiometabolic risk in children. Purpose: To examine relationships between having a TVin the bedroom and TV viewing time with total fat mass, abdominal subcutaneous and visceral adiposity, and cardiometabolic risk in children and adolescents. Methods: A cross-sectional study of 369 children and adolescents aged 5–18 years was conducted (2010 –2011; analysis 2011–2012). Waist circumference;...
Authors: Amanda E. Staiano, Deirdre M. Harrington, Stephanie T. Broyles, Alok K. Gupta, Peter T. Katzmarzyk

Economy-Wide Estimates of Climate-Induced Impacts on Philippine Agriculture: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Arvin B. Vista, Assistant Professor, College of Economics and Management, University of the Philippines Los Banos,
Philippines. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Building Climate Resilient Communities through Community Based Adaptation Planning and Action: Empirical Evidences from Nepal

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Dharam Uprety, Forestry and Climate Change Manager, Multi Stakeholders Forestry Programme, Nepal. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.