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20092023

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Research Output

2019

An Examination of Denomination-Level Efforts in Congregation Health Programming

Bopp, M., Webb, B. L., Mama, S. K. & Hentz-Leister, E., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of Religion and Health. 58, 2, p. 391-407 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comparing multiple measures of physical activity in African-American adults

Mama, S. K., Bhuiyan, N. M. S., Lee, R. E., Basen-Engquist, K., Wetter, D. W., Thompson, D. & McNeill, L. H., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 43, 5, p. 877-886 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Group-based exercise interventions for increasing physical activity in cancer survivors: a systematic review of face-to-face randomized and non-randomized trials

Leach, H. J., Mama, S. K. & Harden, S. M., May 1 2019, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 27, 5, p. 1601-1612 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

Sustainability via Active Garden Education: Translating Policy to Practice in Early Care and Education

Lee, R. E., Soltero, E. G., Ledoux, T. A., Sahnoune, I., Saavadra, F., Mama, S. K. & McNeill, L. H., Apr 2019, In : Journal of School Health. 89, 4, p. 257-266 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

A group randomized trial to reduce obesity among appalachian church members: The walk by faith study

Paskett, E. D., Baltic, R. D., Syoung, G., Katz, M. L., Lesko, S. M., Hwebber, K., Roberto, K. A., Lengerich, E. J., Schoenberg, N. E., Kennedy, S. K., Mama, S., Midkiff, C. C. & Dignan, M. B., Nov 2018, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 27, 11, p. 1289-1297 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Longitudinal analysis of virtual community perceptions of cohesion: The role of cooperation, communication, and competition

Lyles, A. A., Loomis, C., Mama, S. K., Siddiqi, S. & Lee, R. E., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Health Psychology. 23, 13, p. 1677-1688 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Trial of a Lifestyle Physical Activity Intervention for Breast Cancer Survivors: Effects on Transtheoretical Model Variables

Scruggs, S., Mama, S. K., Carmack, C. L., Douglas, T., Diamond, P. & Basen-Engquist, K., Jan 1 2018, In : Health promotion practice. 19, 1, p. 134-144 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Relationship between physical activity, disability, and physical fitness profile in sedentary Latina breast cancer survivors

Ortiz, A., Tirado, M., Hughes, D. C., Gonzalez, V., Song, J. J., Mama, S. K. & Basen-Engquist, K., Oct 3 2018, In : Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 34, 10, p. 783-794 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations
2017

Association of Discrimination and Stress With Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Ethnic Minority Women

Shin, C. N., Soltero, E., Mama, S. K., Sunseri, C. & Lee, R. E., Dec 1 2017, In : Clinical Nursing Research. 26, 6, p. 694-712 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Contribution of psychosocial factors to physical activity in women of color in the saving lives staying active (SALSA) Study

Mama, S. K., McNeill, L. H., Soltero, E. G., Edwards, R. O. & Lee, R. E., Jul 2017, In : Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 25, 3, p. 351-359 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Erratum to: Reach and representativeness of ethnic minority women in the Health Is Power Study: a longitudinal analysis (Translational Behavioral Medicine, (2017), 7, 1, (106-114), 10.1007/s13142-016-0385-9)

Lee, R. E., Reese-Smith, J. Y., Mama, S. K., Medina, A. V., Wolfe, K. L. & Estabrooks, P. A., Mar 1 2017, In : Translational behavioral medicine. 7, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Improved Physical Activity Screening Enhances Intervention Effectiveness in Ethnic Minority Women: A Longitudinal Study

Mama, S. K., Leach, H. J., Soltero, E. G. & Lee, R. E., Jan 1 2017, In : Health promotion practice. 18, 1, p. 54-61 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Introduction to race, ethnicity, and related theories of disparities

Mama, S. K., John, D. H. & Bhuiyan, N., Jun 26 2017, Physical Activity in Diverse Populations: Evidence and Practice. Taylor and Francis, p. 13-25 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

Longitudinal social cognitive influences on physical activity and sedentary time in Hispanic breast cancer survivors

Mama, S. K., Song, J., Ortiz, A., Tirado-Gomez, M., Palacios, C., Hughes, D. C. & Basen-Engquist, K., Feb 1 2017, In : Psycho-Oncology. 26, 2, p. 214-221 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Long-term use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors protects against bone loss in African-American elderly men

Rianon, N., Ambrose, C. G., Pervin, H., Garcia, M., Mama, S. K., Schwartz, A. V., Lee, B. & Harris, T., Dec 1 2017, In : Archives of Osteoporosis. 12, 1, 94.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Reach and representativeness of ethnic minority women in the Health Is Power Study: a longitudinal analysis

Lee, R. E., Reese-Smith, J. Y., Mama, S. K., Medina, A. V., Wolfe, K. L. & Estabrooks, P. A., Mar 1 2017, In : Translational behavioral medicine. 7, 1, p. 106-114 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Sustainability via Active Garden Education (SAGE): Results from two feasibility pilot studies

Lee, R. E., Parker, N. H., Soltero, E. G., Ledoux, T. A., Mama, S. K. & McNeill, L., Mar 10 2017, In : BMC Public Health. 17, 1, 242.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

The physical environment and public policy

Lee, R. E., Mama, S. K., Leach, H., Soltero, E. G. & Parker, N. H., Jan 1 2017, Applied Exercise Psychology: The Challenging Journey from Motivation to Adherence. Taylor and Francis, p. 145-159 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016

An exploratory decision tree analysis to predict cardiovascular disease risk in African American women

Leach, H. J., O'Connor, D. P., Simpson, R. J., Rifai, H. S., Mama, S. K. & Lee, R. E., Apr 1 2016, In : Health Psychology. 35, 4, p. 397-402 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Disentangling Associations of Neighborhood Street Scale Elements With Physical Activity in Mexican School Children

Lee, R. E., Soltero, E. G., Jáuregui, A., Mama, S. K., Barquera, S., Jauregui, E., Lopez y Taylor, J., Ortiz-Hernández, L. & Lévesque, L., Jan 1 2016, In : Environment and Behavior. 48, 1, p. 150-171 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Psychosocial mechanisms linking the social environment to mental health in African Americans

Mama, S. K., Li, Y., Basen-Engquist, K., Lee, R. E., Thompson, D., Wetter, D. W., Nguyen, N. T., Reitzel, L. R. & McNeill, L. H., Apr 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 4, e0154035.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2015

Contribution of neighborhood income and access to quality physical activity resources to physical activity in ethnic minority women over time

Lee, R. E., Mama, S. K., Adamus-Leach, H. J. & Soltero, E. G., Mar 1 2015, In : American Journal of Health Promotion. 29, 4, p. 210-216 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Effectiveness of lifestyle interventions to reduce binge eating symptoms in African American and Hispanic women

Mama, S. K., Schembre, S. M., O'Connor, D. P., Kaplan, C. D., Bode, S. & Lee, R. E., Dec 1 2015, In : Appetite. 95, p. 269-274 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Factorial Invariance of the Physical Activity Neighborhood Environment Survey among Single- Versus Multi-Family Housing Residents

O'Connor, D. P., Leach, H. J., Mama, S. K. & Lee, R. E., Jul 3 2015, In : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 86, 3, p. 303-310 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Individual, social and environmental correlates of physical activity in overweight and obese African American and Hispanic women: A structural equation model analysis

Mama, S. K., Diamond, P. M., McCurdy, S. A., Evans, A. E., McNeill, L. H. & Lee, R. E., Jan 1 2015, In : Preventive Medicine Reports. 2, p. 57-64 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Psychosocial factors and theory in physical activity studies in minorities

Mama, S. K., McNeill, L. H., McCurdy, S. A., Evans, A. E., Diamond, P. M., Adamus-Leach, H. J. & Lee, R. E., Jan 1 2015, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 39, 1, p. 68-76 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

The association of binge eating and neighbourhood fast-food restaurant availability on diet and weight status

Ledoux, T., Adamus-Leach, H., O'Connor, D. P., Mama, S. & Lee, R. E., Jan 22 2015, In : Public Health Nutrition. 18, 2, p. 352-360 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Using Community Insight to Understand Physical Activity Adoption in Overweight and Obese African American and Hispanic Women: A Qualitative Study

Mama, S. K., McCurdy, S. A., Evans, A. E., Thompson, D. I., Diamond, P. M. & Lee, R. E., Jun 4 2015, In : Health Education and Behavior. 42, 3, p. 321-328 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2014
9 Scopus citations

Physical activity promotion in Latin American populations: A systematic review on issues of internal and external validity

Galaviz, K. I., Harden, S. M., Smith, E., Blackman, K. C. A., Berrey, L. M., Mama, S. K., Almeida, F. A., Lee, R. E. & Estabrooks, P. A., Jun 17 2014, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 11, 1, 77.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

19 Scopus citations

Solving the obesity epidemic: Voices from the community

Mama, S. K., Soltero, E. G., Ledoux, T. A., Gallagher, M. R. & Lee, R. E., Sep 2014, In : Nursing Inquiry. 21, 3, p. 192-201 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The influence of sitting time and physical activity on health outcomes in public housing residents

Leach, H. J., Mama, S. K., Soltero, E. G. & Lee, R. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Ethnicity and Disease. 24, 3, p. 370-375 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2013

Depression, stress and body fat are associated with binge eating in a community sample of African American and Hispanic women

Adamus-Leach, H. J., Wilson, P. L., O'Connor, D. P., Rhode, P. C., Mama, S. K. & Lee, R. E., Jun 1 2013, In : Eating and Weight Disorders. 18, 2, p. 221-227 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Developing a transcultural academic-community partnership to arrest obesity

Lee, R. E., Soltero, E. G., Mama, S. K., Saavedra, F., Ledoux, T. A. & McNeill, L., Jan 1 2013, In : International Quarterly of Community Health Education. 34, 3, p. 215-233 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2012

Concordance and correlates of direct and indirect built environment measurement among minority women

McAlexander, K. M., Mama, S. K., Medina, A. V., O'Connor, D. P. & Lee, R. E., Mar 1 2012, In : American Journal of Health Promotion. 26, 4, p. 239-244 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Evaluating the quality and accessibility of physical activity resources in two southern cities

Adamus, H. J., Mama, S. K., Sahnoune, I. & Lee, R. E., Sep 1 2012, In : American Journal of Health Promotion. 27, 1, p. 52-54 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Home availability and the impact of weekly stressful events are associated with fruit and vegetable intake among African American and Hispanic/Latina women

Ledoux, T. A., Mama, S. K., O'Connor, D. P., Adamus, H., Fraser, M. L. & Lee, R. E., Sep 19 2012, In : Journal of Obesity. 2012, 737891.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Improving Participation Rates for Women of Color in Health Research: The Role of Group Cohesion

Smith-Ray, R. L., Mama, S., Reese-Smith, J. Y., Estabrooks, P. A. & Lee, R. E., Feb 1 2012, In : Prevention Science. 13, 1, p. 27-35 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Income Differences in Perceived Neighborhood Environment Characteristics among African American Women

Adamus-Leach, H. J., Mama, S. K., O'Connor, D. P. & Lee, R. E., Jan 1 2012, In : Environmental Health Insights. 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Mediating effects of group cohesion on physical activity anddiet inwomenof color: Health is power

Lee, R. E., O'Connor, D. P., Smith-Ray, R., Mama, S. K., Medina, A. V., Reese-Smith, J. Y., Banda, J. A., Layne, C. S., Brosnan, M., Cubbin, C., McMillan, T. & Estabrooks, P. A., Mar 1 2012, In : American Journal of Health Promotion. 26, 4, p. e116-e125

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Neighborhood factors influence physical activity among African American and Hispanic or Latina women

Lee, R. E., Mama, S. K., Medina, A. V., Ho, A. & Adamus, H. J., Jan 1 2012, In : Health and Place. 18, 1, p. 63-70 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Neighborhood Street Scale Elements, Sedentary Time and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Inactive Ethnic Minority Women

Lee, R. E., Mama, S. K. & Adamus-Leach, H. J., Dec 7 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 12, e51081.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Relationship of fruit, vegetable, and fat consumption to binge eating symptoms in African American and Hispanic or Latina women

Wilson, P. L., O'Connor, D. P., Kaplan, C. D., Bode, S., Mama, S. K. & Lee, R. E., Apr 1 2012, In : Eating Behaviors. 13, 2, p. 179-182 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Researching Those Who Have the Most to Gain: Focused Physical Activity Promotion in Lower Socioeconomic Populations

Lee, R. E., Adamus-Leach, H. J., Cheung, K. C., Soltero, E. G., Lopez, Y., Saavedra, F., Noor, M. & Mama, S. K., Dec 1 2012, In : Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports. 6, 4, p. 355-361 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

Sitting time and cardiometabolic risk factors in African American overweight women

Lee, R. E., Mama, S. K. & Lopez, Y., Sep 19 2012, In : Journal of Obesity. 2012, 803467.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2011

Body image and physical activity among Latina and African American women

Mama, S. K., Quill, B. E., Fernandez-Esquer, M. E., Reese-Smith, J. Y., Banda, J. A. & Lee, R. E., Jun 1 2011, In : Ethnicity and Disease. 21, 3, p. 281-287 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations

Disconnections of African American Public Housing Residents: Connections to Physical Activity, Dietary Habits and Obesity

Eugeni, M. L., Baxter, M., Mama, S. K. & Lee, R. E., Jun 1 2011, In : American Journal of Community Psychology. 47, 3-4, p. 264-276 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Health is power: An ecological, theory-based health intervention for women of color

Lee, R. E., Medina, A. V., Mama, S. K., Reese-Smith, J. Y., O'Connor, D. P., Brosnan, M., Cubbin, C., McMillan, T. & Estabrooks, P. A., Nov 1 2011, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 32, 6, p. 916-923 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations