Publications

Featured Publications

Leveraging Citizen Science to Promote Physical Activity

King AC, Winter SJ, Sheats JL, Rosas LG, Buman MP, Salvo D, Rodriguez N, Seguin RA, Moran M, Garber R, Broderick B, Zieff SG, Sarmiento OL, Gonzalez SA, Banchoff AW, Dommarco JR. Leveraging Citizen Science and Information Technology for Population Physical Activity Promotion. Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine, 2016.

FEAST: Empowering Residents to Advocate for Healthy Food Environments

Sheats JL, Winter SJ, Romero PP, King AC. FEAST: Empowering Community Residents to Use Technology to Assess and Advocate for Healthy Food Environments. Journal of Urban Health, 2017.

The NEAAT Study- Developing the Community Engaged Approach

Buman MP, Winter SJ, Baker C, Hekler EB, Otten JJ, King AC. Neighborhood eating and activity advocacy teams (NEAAT): Engaging older adults in policy activities to improve built environments for health. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 2011.

 

Food Access

Leveraging Citizen Science for Healthier Food Environments

Chrisinger BW, Ramos A, Shaykis F, Martinez T, Banchoff AW, Winter SJ, King AC.  Leveraging Citizen Science for Healthier Food Environments: A Pilot Study to Evaluate Corner Stores in Camden, New Jersey.  Frontiers in Public Health, 2018.

Farmers Market Assessment

Buman MP, Bertmann F, Hekler EB, Winter SJ, Sheats JL, King AC, Wharton CM.  Ethnographic Study of Shoppers’ Experiences at an Urban Farmer’s Market. Public Health Nutrition, 2015.

Rural Food and Physical Activity Assessment

Seguin RA, Morgan EH, Connor LM, Garner JA, King AC, Sheats JL, Winter SJ, Buman MP.  Rural Food and Physical Activity Assessment Using a Novel e-Tablet-Based Application: Findings and Opportunities to Catalyze Change. Preventing Chronic Disease, 2015.

 

Community Environment

Perceptions of Neighborhood Characteristics from Users of Open Streets Programs

Zieff SG, Musselman E, Sarmiento OL, Gonzales SA, Aguilar N, Hipp JA, Winter SJ, King AC. (In press). Talking the walk: Perceptions of neighborhood characteristics from users of Open Streets Programs in Latin America and the United States. J Urban Health.

Building Healthier Community Environments Through Shared Construct and Measurement Development

Hinckson E, Schneider M, Winter SJ, Stone E, Puhan M, Stathi A, Porter MM, Gardiner PA, Lopes dos Santos D, Wolff A, King AC.  Citizen science applied to building healthier community environments: advancing the field through shared construct and measurement development.  International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2017.

A Mixed Methods Analysis of Older Adults' Neighborhood Walking Routes

Moran MR, Werner P, Doron I, HaGani N, Benvenisti Y, King AC, Winter SJ, Sheats JL, Garber R, Motro H, Ergon S. Exploring the Objective and Perceived Environmental Attributes of Older Adults' Neighborhood Walking Routes: A Mixed Methods Analysis. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 2017.

Engaging Older Adults in Built Environment Improvements for Health

Tuckett AG, Banchoff AW, Winter SJ, King AC.  The Built Environment and Older Adults: A Literature Review and an Applied Approach to Engaging Older Adults in Built Environment Improvements for Health.  International Journal of Older People Nursing, 2017.

 

Active Living

Impacts of a Temporary Urban Pop-Up Park

Salvo D, Sheats JL, Winter SJ, Lopes dos Santos D, King AC. Impacts of a Temporary Urban Pop-Up Park on Physical Activity and Other Individual- and Community-Level Outcomes.  Journal of Urban Health, 2017.

Harnessing Technology and Citizen Science to Promote Active Living

Rosas LG, Salvo D, Winter SJ, Cortes D, Rivera J, Rodriguez NM, King AC. Harnessing Technology and Citizen Science to Support Neighborhoods that Promote Active Living in Mexico. Journal of Urban Health, 2016.

Empowering Citizen Scientists to Assess Neighborhood Features 

Winter SJ, Goldman RL, Padilla R, Sheats JL, Buman MP, Baker C, King AC.  Using Citizen Scientists to Gather, Analyze, and Disseminate Information about Neighborhood Features that Affect Active Living.  Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 2015.

 

Health Research Tools and Resources

Resident Participation in Neighbourhood Audit Tools — A Scoping Review

Hofland ACL, Devilee J, van Kempen E, den Broeder L. Resident Participation in Neighbourhood Audit Tools — A Scoping Review. The European Journal of Public Health, 2017.

Shaping Behavioral Health Research for Population Health

King AC. Theory's Role in Shaping Behavioral Health Research for Population Health. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2015.

Longer Term Success of NEAAT

Winter SJ, Buman MP, Sheats JL, Hekler EB, Otten JJ, Baker C, Cohen D, Butler BA, King AC. Harnessing the potential of older adults to measure and modify their environments: long-term successes of the Neighborhood Eating and Activity Advocacy Team (NEAAT) Study. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 2014.

Developing the Stanford Healthy Neighborhood Discovery Tool

Buman MP, Winter SJ, Sheats JL, Hekler EB, Otten JJ, Grieco LA, King AC.  The Stanford Healthy Neighborhood Discovery Tool: A Computerized Tool to Assess Active Living Environments.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  2013.

Capturing Built Environment Features using the Stanford Healthy Neighborhood Discovery Tool

Sheats JL, Winter SJ, Padilla-Romero P, Goldman Rosas L, Grieco LA, King AC.  Comparison of passive versus active photo capture of built environment features by technology naïve Latinos using the SenseCam and Stanford Healthy Neighborhood Discovery Tool.  Association for Computing Machinery Digital Library, 2013. 

Our Voice Impact

"This experience has changed my life.  I see inadequacies everywhere I go as it relates to pedestrian access and safety.  I even stop [at] construction sites to remind them to be considerate of the handicapped in our community.  Thank you all so much for this awareness and empowerment to require change."

~ Pam Jiner, GirlTrek Advocacy Leader, Denver CO