Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

1. Pate, R. R., McIver, K., Colabianchi, N., Troiano, R. P., Reis, J. P., Carroll, D. D., Fulton, J. E. (in press). Physical activity measures in the Healthy Communities Study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

 

2. Zhu, W., Howard, V. J., Wadley, V. G., Hutto, B., Blair, S.N., Vena, J. E., Colabianchi, N., Rhodes, D., Hooker, S. P. (in press). Association of Objectively Measured Physical Activity with Cognitive Function in Older Adults - The REGARDS Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

 

3. Barnes, T. L., Freedman, D. A., Colabianchi, N., Bell, B. A., & Liese, A. D. (2015). Do people really know what food retailers exist in their neighborhood? Examining GIS-based and perceived presence of retail food outlets in an eight-county region of South Carolina. Spatial and SpatioTemporal Epidemiology, 13, 31-40. doi:10.1016/j.sste.2015.04.004. PMC4457938.

 

4. Colabianchi, N., Griffin, J., Slater, S., O’Malley, P. M., & Johnston, L. D. (2015). The whole-ofschool approach to physical activity: Findings from a national sample of US secondary students. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Advance online publication. PubMed PMID: 26188684. Method D journal – in process.

 

5. Hooker, S. P., Hutto, B., Zhu, W., Blair, S. N., Colabianchi, N., Vena, J. E., Rhodes, D., Howard, V. J. (2015). Accelerometer measured sedentary behavior and physical activity in white and black adults: The REGARDS study. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. Advance online publication. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2015.04.006. PMID: 25937313.

 

6. Howard, V. J., David Rhodes, J., Mosher, A., Hutto, B., Stewart, M. S., Colabianchi, N., Vena, J. E., Blair, S. N., & Hooker, S.P. (2015). Obtaining accelerometer data in a national cohort of Black and White adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(7), 1531-1537. doi:10.1249/MSS.0000000000000549. PMC4404169.

 

7. McDonald, S. M., Dowda, M., Colabianchi, N., Porter, D., Dishman, R. K., & Pate, R. R. (2015). Perceptions of the neighborhood environment and children’s afterschool moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. Pediatric Exercise Science, 27(2), 243-251. doi:10.1123/pes.2014-0139. PMID: 25679820.

 

8. Miller, M. C.**, Pope, H. C., Wolfer, T. A., Mann, J. R., Hussey, J. R., Colabianchi, N., & McKeown, R. E. (2015). Psychometric analysis of a scale to assess particularized trust in families and community- and congregation-based groups. Journal of Community Psychology, 43(2), 227-243. doi:10.1002/jcop.21675. Method D journal – in process. Colabianchi, Natalie 10

 

9. Wiecha, J. L., Beets, M. W., Colabianchi, N., Ferree, A., Hall, G., Hofman, J., & Rauworth, A. (2014). Promoting physical activity in out-of-school-time programs: We built the bridge—Can we walk over it? Preventive Medicine, 69, Suppl 1, S114-116. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.10.027. PMID: 25450493. Method D journal – in process.

 

10. Wilson, D. K., Van Horn, M. L., Siceloff, E. R., Alia, K. A., St. George, S. M., Lawman, H. G., Trumpeter, N. N., Coulon, S. M., Griffin, S. F., Wandersman, A., Egan, B., Colabianchi, N., Forthofer, M., & Gadson, B. (2014). The results of the "Positive Action for Today's Health" (PATH) Trial for increasing walking and physical activity in underserved African-American communities. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 49(3), 398-410. doi:10.1007/s12160-014-9664-1. PMC4426390.

 

11. Hood, N. E.**, Colabianchi, N., Terry-McElrath, Y. M., O'Malley, P. M,. & Johnston, L.D. (2014). Physical activity breaks and facilities in US secondary schools. Journal of School Health, 84(11), 697-705. doi:10.1111/josh.12206. PMC4185395.

 

12. Liese, A. D., Bell, B. A., Barnes, T. L., Colabianchi, N., Hibbert, J. D., Blake, C. E., & Freedman, D. A. (2014). Environmental influences on fruit and vegetable intake: Results from a path analytic model. Public Health Nutrition, 17(11), 2595-2604. doi:10.1017/S1368980013002930. PMC4024083.

 

13. Hood, N. E.**, Turner, L., Colabianchi, N., Chaloupka, F. J., & Johnston, L. D. (2014). Availability of drinking water in US public school cafeterias. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 114(9), 1389-1395. doi:10.1016/j.jand.2014.02.001. PMID: 24726348.

 

14. Banda, J. A.**, Wilcox, S., Colabianchi, N., Hooker, S. P., Kaczynski, A. T., & Hussey, J. (2014). The associations between park environments and park use in southern US communities. Journal of Rural Health, 30(4), 369-378. doi:10.1111/jrh.12071. PMC4395031.

 

15. Yang, Y., Diez-Roux, A., Evenson, K. R., & Colabianchi, N. (2014) Examining the impact of the walking school bus with an agent-based model. American Journal of Public Health, 104(7), 1196- 1203. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2014.301896. PMC4056201.

 

16. Terry-McElrath, Y. M., Hood, N. E., Colabianchi, N., O'Malley, P. M., & Johnston, L. D. (2014). Profits, commercial food supplier involvement, and school vending machine snack food availability: Implications for implementing the new competitive foods rule. Journal of School Health, 84(7), 451- 458. doi:10.1111/josh.12165. PMID: 24889082. Method D journal – in process.

 

17. Slater, S., & Colabianchi, N. (2014). What influences park use and physical activity? Translational Behavioral Medicine, 4(2), 130. doi:10.1007/s13142-014-0255-2. PMC4041932.

 

18. Colabianchi, N., Coulton, C. J., Hibbert, J. D., McClure, S. M., Ievers-Landis, C. E., & Davis, E. M. (2014). Adolescent self-defined neighborhoods and activity spaces: Spatial overlap and relations to physical activity and obesity. Health & Place, 27, 22-29. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2014.01.004. PMC4102421. Colabianchi, Natalie 11

 

19. Hutto, B., Howard, V. J., Blair, S. N., Colabianchi, N., Vena, J. E., Rhodes, D., & Hooker, S. P. (2013). Identifying accelerometer nonwear and wear time in older adults. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 10, 120. doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-120. PMC4015851.

 

20. Blake, C. E., Bell, B. A., Freedman, D. A., Colabianchi, N., & Liese, A. D. (2013). The Eating Identity Type Inventory (EITI). Development and associations with diet. Appetite, 69, 15-22. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2013.05.008. PMC3746737.

 

21. Liese, A. D., Barnes, T. L., Lamichhane, A. P., Hibbert, J. D., Colabianchi, N., & Lawson, A. B. (2013). Characterizing the food retail environment: impact of count, type, and geospatial error in 2 secondary data sources. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 45(5), 435-442. doi:10.1016/j.jneb.2013.01.021. PMC3713101.

 

22. Hood, N. E.**, Colabianchi, N., Terry-McElrath, Y. M., O'Malley, P. M., & Johnston, L. D. (2013) School wellness policies and foods and beverages available in schools. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 45(2), 143-149. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2013.03.015. PMID: 23867020. Method D journal – in process.

 

23. Pate, R. R., O'Neill, J. R., Liese, A. D., Janz, K. F., Granberg, E. M., Colabianchi, N., Harsha, D. W., Condrasky, M. M., O'Neil, P. M., Lau, E. Y., & Taverno Ross, S. E. (2013). Factors associated with development of excessive fatness in children and adolescents: a review of prospective studies. Obesity Reviews, 14(8), 645-658. doi:10.1111/obr.12035. PMID: 23601571. Method D journal – in process.

 

24. Clarke, P. J., O'Malley, P. M., Schulenberg, J. E., Lee, H., Colabianchi, N., & Johnston, L. D. (2013). College expectations in high school mitigate weight gain over early adulthood: Findings from a national study of American youth. Obesity (Silver Spring), 21(7), 1321-1327. doi:10.1002/oby.20176. PMC3742647.

 

25. Ma, X.**, Barnes, T. L., Freedman, D. A., Bell, B. A., Colabianchi, N., & Liese, A. D. (2013). Testretest reliability of a questionnaire measuring perceptions of neighborhood food environment. Health & Place, 21, 65-69. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2013.01.008. PMC3634345.

 

26. Trapl, E. S.**, Taylor, H. G., Colabianchi, N., Litaker, D., & Borawski, E. A. (2013). Value of audio-enhanced handheld computers over paper surveys with adolescents. American Journal of Health Behavior, 37(1), 62-69. doi:10.5993/AJHB.37.1.7. PMC3834254.

 

27. Sudano, J. J., Perzynski, A., Wong, D. W., Colabianchi, N., & Litaker, D. (2013). Neighborhood racial residential segregation and changes in health or death among older adults. Health & Place, 19, 80-88. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2012.09.015. PMC3537921.

 

28. Taverno Ross, S. E.**, Dowda, M., Colabianchi, N., Saunders, R., & Pate, R. R. (2012). Afterschool setting, physical activity, and sedentary behavior in 5th grade boys and girls. Health & Place, 18(5), 951-955. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2012.06.013. PMC3418431. Colabianchi, Natalie 12

 

29. Meyers, D. C.**, Wilson, D. K., Kugler, K. A., Colabianchi, N., McKenzie, T. L., Ainsworth, B. E., Reed, J., & Schmidt, S. C. (2012) Assessing urban walking trail use and changes in the trail environment using systematic observational protocols. Health & Place, 18(5), 991-999. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2012.06.008. PMC3418403.

 

30. Liu, R.**, Sui, X., Laditka, J. N., Church, T. S., Colabianchi, N., Hussey, J., & Blair, S. N. (2012). Cardiorespiratory fitness as a predictor of dementia mortality in men and women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(2), 253-259. doi:10.1249/MSS.0b013e31822cf717. PMC3908779.

 

31. Sui, X., Lavie, C. J., Hooker, S. P., Lee, D. C., Colabianchi, N., Lee, C. D., & Blair, S. N. (2011). A prospective study of fasting plasma glucose and risk of stroke in asymptomatic men. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 86(11), 1042-1049. doi:10.4065/mcp.2011.0267. PMC3202993.

 

32. Colabianchi, N., Maslow, A. L., & Swayampakala, K. (2011). Features and amenities of school playgrounds: a direct observation study of utilization and physical activity levels outside of school time. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 8, 32. doi:10.1186/1479- 5868-8-32. PMC3094267.

 

33. Price, A. E.**, Corwin, S. J., Friedman, D. B., Laditka, S. B., Colabianchi, N., & Montgomery, K. M. (2011). Physical activity and cognitive-health content in top-circulating magazines, 2006-2008. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 19(2), 147-168. PMID: 21558569.

 

34. Maslow, A. L.**, & Colabianchi, N. (2011). Youth physical activity resource use and activity measured by accelerometry. American Journal of Health Behavior,

 

35(2), 219-227. PMC3927457. 35. Van Meter, E.**, Lawson, A. B., Colabianchi, N., Nichols, M., Hibbert, J., Porter, D., & Liese, A.D. (2011). Spatial accessibility and availability measures and statistical properties in the food environment. Spatial Spatio-temporal Epidemiology, 2(1), 35-47. doi:10.1016/j.sste.2010.09.009. PMC3076953.

 

36. Price, A. E. **, Corwin, S. J., Friedman, D. B., Laditka, S. B., Colabianchi, N., & Montgomery, K. M. (2011). Older adults' perceptions of physical activity and cognitive health: implications for health communication. Health Education and Behavior, 38(1), 15-24. doi:10.1177/1090198110369764. PMID: 21191085. Method D journal – in process.

 

37. Pfeiffer, K., Colabianchi, N., Dowda, M., Porter, D., Hibbert, J., & Pate, R. R. (2011). Examining the role of churches in adolescent girls' physical activity. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 8(2), 227-233. PMID: 21415450.

 

38. Liese, A. D., Colabianchi, N., Lamichhane, A. P., Barnes, T. L., Hibbert, J. D., Porter, D. E., Nichols, M. D., & Lawson, A. B. (2010). Validation of 3 food outlet databases: completeness and geospatial accuracy in rural and urban food environments. American Journal of Epidemiology, 172(11), 1324-1333. doi:10.1093/aje/kwq292. PMC2991633. Colabianchi, Natalie 13

 

39. Kim, J., Liu, J., Colabianchi, N., & Pate, R. R. (2010). The effect of perceived and structural neighborhood conditions on adolescents' physical activity and sedentary behaviors. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 164(10), 935-942. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2010.167. PMC4410858.

 

40. Van Meter, E. M. **, Lawson, A. B., Colabianchi, N., Nichols, M., Hibbert, J., Porter, D. E., & Liese, A. D. (2010). An evaluation of edge effects in nutritional accessibility and availability measures: a simulation study. International Journal of Health Geographics, 9, 40. doi: 10.1186/1476-072X-9-40. PMC2915963.

 

41. Liu, J., Kim, J., Colabianchi, N., Ortaglia, A., & Pate, R. R. (2010). Co-varying patterns of physical activity and sedentary behaviors and their long-term maintenance among adolescents. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 7(4), 465-474. PMID: 20683088.

 

42. Borawski, E. A., Brooks, A., Colabianchi, N., Trapl, E. S., Przepyszny, K. A., Shaw, N., & Danosky, L. (2010). Adult use of cigars, little cigars, and cigarillos in Cuyahoga County, Ohio: a crosssectional study. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 12(6), 669-673. doi:10.1093/ntr/ntq057. PMID: 20418382.

 

43. Maslow, A. L.**, Sui, X., Colabianchi, N., Hussey, J., & Blair, S. N. (2010). Muscular strength and incident hypertension in normotensive and prehypertensive men. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 42(2), 288-295. doi:10.1249/MSS.0b013e3181b2f0a4. PMC2809142.

 

44. Colabianchi, N., Kinsella, A. E., Coulton, C. J., & Moore, S. M. (2009) Utilization and physical activity levels at renovated and unrenovated school playgrounds. Preventive Medicine, 48(2), 140- 143. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2008.11.005. PMID:19063915. Method D journal – in process.

 

45. Colabianchi, N. (2009). Does the built environment matter for physical activity? Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports, 3(4), 302-307. doi:10.1007/s12170-009-0046-3.

 

46. Mathews, A. E.**, Colabianchi, N., Hutto, B., Pluto, D. M., & Hooker, S. P. (2009). Pedestrian activity among California adults. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 6(1), 15-23. PMID:19211954.

 

47. Hooker, S. P., Sui, X., Colabianchi, N., Vena, J., Laditka, J., LaMonte, M. J., & Blair, S. N. (2008). Cardiorespiratory fitness as a predictor of fatal and nonfatal stroke in asymptomatic women and men. Stroke, 39(11), 2950-2957. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.107.495275. PMID: 18688008.

 

48. Pate, R. R., Colabianchi, N., Porter, D., Almeida, M. J., Lobelo, F., & Dowda, M. (2008). Physical activity and neighborhood resources in high school girls. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 34(5), 413-419. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2007.12.026. PMC2408745.

 

49. Sui, X., Hooker, S. P., Lee, I. M., Church, T. S., Colabianchi, N., Lee, C. D., & Blair, S. N. (2008). A prospective study of cardiorespiratory fitness and risk of type 2 diabetes in women. Diabetes Care, 31(3), 550-555. doi:10.2337/dc07-1870. PMC3410433. Colabianchi, Natalie 14

 

50. Colabianchi, N., Dowda, M., Pfeiffer, K. A., Porter, D. E., Almeida, M. J., & Pate, R. R. (2007). Towards an understanding of salient neighborhood boundaries: adolescent reports of an easy walking distance and convenient driving distance. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 4, 66. doi:10.1186/1479-5868-4-66. PMC2225417.

 

51. Scharpf, T. P.**, Colabianchi, N., Madigan, E. A., Neuhauser, D., Peng, T., Feldman, P. H., & Bridges, J. F. (2006). Functional status decline as a measure of adverse events in home health care: an observational study. BioMed Central Health Services Research, 6, 162. doi:10.1186/1472-6963- 6-162. PMC1774572.

 

52. Vaezi, M. F.**, Qadeer, M. A., Lopez, R., & Colabianchi, N. (2006). Laryngeal cancer and gastroesophageal reflux disease: a case-control study. American Journal of Medicine, 119(9), 768- 776. doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2006.01.019. PMID: 16945612.

 

53. Saelens, B. E., Frank, L. D., Auffrey, C., Whitaker, R. C., Burdette, H. L., & Colabianchi, N. (2006). Measuring physical environments of parks and playgrounds: EAPRS instrument development and inter-rater reliability. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 3, Supp 1, S190-S207.

 

54. Colabianchi, N., Ievers-Landis, C. E., & Borawski, E. A. (2006) Weight preoccupation as a function of observed physical attractiveness: ethnic differences among normal-weight adolescent females. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 31(8), 803-812. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsj091. PMID: 16371571.

 

55. Qadeer, M. A., Colabianchi, N., Strome, M., & Vaezi, M. F. (2006) Gastroesophageal reflux and laryngeal cancer: causation or association? A critical review. American Journal of Otolaryngology, 27(2), 119-128. doi:10.1016/j.amjoto.2005.07.010. PMID: 16500476.

 

56. Trapl, E. S.**, Borawski, E. A., Stork, P. P., Lovegreen, L. D., Colabianchi, N., Cole, M. L., & Charvat, J. M. (2005). Use of audio-enhanced personal digital assistants for school-based data collection. Journal of Adolescent Health, 37(4), 296-305. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2005.03.025. PMC3391606.

 

57. Borawski, E. A., Trapl, E. S., Lovegreen, L. D., Colabianchi, N., & Block, T. (2005). Effectiveness of abstinence-only intervention in middle school teens. American Journal of Health Behavior, 29(5), 423-434. PMID: 16201859.

 

58. Ievers-Landis, C. E., Burant, C., Drotar, D., Morgan, L., Trapl, E. S., Colabianchi, N., & Kwoh, C. K. (2005). A randomized controlled trial for the primary prevention of osteoporosis among preadolescent girl scouts: 1-year outcomes of a behavioral program. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 30(2), 155-165. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsi003. PMID: 15681310.

 

59. Qadeer, M. A., Colabianchi, N., & Vaezi, M. F. (2005). Is GERD a risk factor for laryngeal cancer? Laryngoscope, 115(3):486-491. doi:10.1097/01.mlg.0000157851.24272.41. PMID: 15744163.

 

60. Siminoff, L. A., Zhang, A., Saunders Sturm, C. M., & Colabianchi, N. (2000). Referral of breast cancer patients to medical oncologists after initial surgical management. Medical Care, 38(7), 696- 704. PMID: 10901353. Colabianchi, Natalie 15

 

61. Siminoff, L. A., Ravdin, P., Colabianchi, N., & Sturm, C. M. (2000). Doctor-patient communication patterns in breast cancer adjuvant therapy discussions. Health Expectations, 3(1), 26-36. doi:10.1046/j.1369-6513.2000.00074.x. PMID: 11281909.

 

62. Siminoff, L. A., Zhang, A., Colabianchi, N., Sturm, C. M., & Shen, Q. (2000). Factors that predict the referral of breast cancer patients onto clinical trials by their surgeons and medical oncologists. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 18(6), 1203-1211. PMID: 10715289.

 

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