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Selected Publications

Original Research

Economos C, Hyatt R, Goldberg J, Must A, Naumova E, Collins J, Nelson M. A Community-Based Environmental Change Intervention Reduces BMI z-Score in Children: Shape Up Somerville First Year Results. Obesity, 2007; 15:1325-1336,

Economos, CD, Nelson, ME, Fiatarone, MA, Dallal, GE, Heymsfield, SB, Wang, J, Yasumura, S, Ma, R, Vaswani, AN, Russell-Aulet, M, Pierson, RN.  A Multi-Center Comparison of Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometers: In Vivo and In Vitro Measurements of Bone Mineral Content and Density. Jour of Bone and Min Rsch 1996;11:275-285.

Nelson, ME, Fiatarone, MA, Layne, JE, Trice, I, Economos, CD, Ma, Ruimei, Pierson, RN, Evens, WJ.  Analysis of Body Composition Techniques and Models in Detecting Compositional Change in Soft Tissue with Strength Training.  Am J Clin Nutr 1996;63:678-686.

Economos, CD, Nelson, ME, Fiatarone, MA, Dallal, GE, Heymsfield, SB, Wang, J, Yasumura, S, Ma, R, Vaswani, AN, Russell-Aulet, M, Pierson, RN.  A Multi-Center Comparison of Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometers: In Vivo and In Vitro Soft Tissue Measurement.  Eur J Clin Nutr 1997;51:312-317.

Economos, CD, Nelson, ME, Fiatarone, MA, Kehayias, JJ, Dallal, GE, Heymsfield, SB, Wang, J, Yasumura, S, Ma, R, Zhao, M, Pierson, RN.  Bone Mineral Content: Comparison of Three Commercially Available Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometers and Delayed Gamma Neutron Activation to Direct Chemical Analysis. Osteoporosis International 1999;10(3):200-206.

Economos, C, Brownson, S, DeAngelis, M, Foerster, S, Tucker Foreman, C, Kumanyika, S, Pate R. What Lessons Have Been Learned From Other Attempts To Guide Social Change? Nutrition Reviews 2001; 59(3):40-56.

Folta S, Goldberg JP, Marcotte LP, Economos CD.  Using Focus Groups to Develop a Bone Health Curriculum for After School Programs. Preventing Chronic Disease. Epub 2004 July 1(3): A06

Wetter, AC, Economos, CD, Relationship between quantitative ultrasound, anthropometry and sports participation in college aged adults. Osteoporosis International. 2004; 15:799-806.

Folta SC, Goldberg JP, Economos C, Bell R, Meltzer R.  Food Advertising Targeted at School-Age Children: A Content Analysis. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2006. 38 (4):244-248,.

Folta SC, Goldberg JP, Economos C, Bell R, Landers S, Hyatt R. Assessing the Use of School Public Address (PA) Systems to Deliver Nutrition Messages to Children: Shape Up Somerville – Audio Adventures. J Sch Health. 2006 Nov;76(9):459-64; quiz 482-4.

Economos C, Hildebrandt L, Goldberg J, Ioannone L, Hyatt R. College Freshman Stress and Weight Change:  Differences by Gender  Am J  Health Behav. In Press

Marcotte L, Hennessy  E, Dwyer J, Hyatt RR, Goldberg JP , Naumova EN , Economos CD.  Validity and reliability of a calcium checklist in early elementary school children.  Public Health Nutrition, In press.

Seguin RA, Economos CD, Hyatt R, Palombo R, Reed PNT, Nelson ME. StrongWomen Community Strength Training Program: Design and National Dissemination.  Preventing Chronic Disease.  Accepted March 6 2007, In press.

Economos C, Sacheck J, Hyatt R, Naumova E. Precision of Lunar Achilles+ Bone Quality Measurements: Time-Dependency and Multiple Machine Use in Field Studies" has been accepted in its present form for exclusive publication British Journal of Radiology, In Press

Invited papers and review articles:

Economos CD, Bortz, SS, Nelson, ME.  Nutritional Practices of elite athletes.  Sports Medicine, 1993;16(6):381-399.

Nestle, M, Wing, R, Birch, L, DiSoogra, L, Drewnowski, A, Middleton, S, Sigman-Grant, M, Sobal, J, Winston, M, Economos, C. Behavioral and Social Influences on Food Choice. Nutr Reviews 1998;56(5 II): S50-63.

Economos, C.  Less Exercise Now, More Disease Later?  The Critical Role of Childhood Exercise Interventions in Reducing Chronic Disease Burden. Nutrition in Clinical Care 2001; 4 (6).

Must A, Hollander S, Economos, C. Childhood Obesity: A growing public health concern. Expert Rev Endocrin Med. March 2006. 1(2): 233-254.

Economos C, Irish S. Community Interventions: A brief overview and their application to the obesity epidemic Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics Spring 2007.

 

Tufts University | Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

An initiative of the John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity Prevention at the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy