Adam Bernard Becker

  • 3889 Citations
1991 …2018
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Research Output 1991 2018

  • 3889 Citations
  • 23 Article
  • 9 Chapter
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 2 Review article
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2018

Assessing and Mobilizing Faith Organizations to Implement Childhood Obesity Prevention Advocacy Strategies

Bozlak, C. T., Kenady, J. M. & Becker, A. B., Sep 1 2018, In : Health Promotion Practice. 19, 5, p. 724-729 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Obesity
Organizations
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Organized Financing
Budgets
2015

An intergovernmental approach to childhood obesity

Bozlak, C., Becker, AB., Herd, J., Teitelman, A., Viola, J., Olson, B. & Choucair, B., Jan 2015, In : International Public Health Journal. 7, 1, p. 7-15 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental factors associated with child physical activity at childcare

Kwon, S., Mason, M. & Becker, AB., Jul 2015, In : Health Behavior and Policy Review. 4, p. 260-267 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Society of Behavioral Medicine position statement: early care and education (ECE) policies can impact obesity prevention among preschool-aged children

Buscemi, J., Kanwischer, K., Becker, A. B., Ward, D. S. & Fitzgibbon, M. L., Jan 1 2015, In : Translational Behavioral Medicine. 5, 1, p. 122-125 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
Obesity
Education
Exercise
Snacks

Society of Behavioral Medicine Position Statement: Early Care and Education (ECE) policies can impact obesity prevention among preschool-aged children

Buscemi, J., Kanwicher, K., Becker, AB., Ward, D. & Fitzgibbon, ML., Mar 2015, In : Translational behavioral medicine. 5, 1, p. 122-125 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
Social Environment
African Americans
Life Style
low income
Exercise
2014
17 Citations (Scopus)

Working with community partners to implement and evaluate the chicago park district's 100% healthier snack vending initiative

Mason, M., Zaganjor, H., Bozlak, C. T., Lammel-Harmon, C., Gomez-Feliciano, L. & Becker, A. B., Jan 1 2014, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 11, 8, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Snacks
Compliance
Serving Size
Food
Contracts
2013

Healthy Snack Vending: The Chicago Park District Experience & Resource Guide.

Mason, M., Gomez-Feliciano, L., Becker, A., Bozlak, C., Lammel-Harmon, C., Conti, V., Cox, S., Katta, E., O'Boyle, M. & Zaganjor, H., 2013, In : CES4Health.info. 2013, 2013

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012
33 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of changes to the neighborhood built environment on physical activity in a low-income African American neighborhood

Gustat, J., Rice, J., Parker, K. M., Becker, A. B. & Farley, T. A., Feb 1 2012, In : Preventing chronic disease. 9, 2, 110165.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Exercise
Logistic Models
Self Report
Walking
2011
5 Citations (Scopus)

Ciclovià in Chicago: A strategy for community development to improve public health

Mason, M., Welch, S. B., Becker, A., Block, D. R., Gomez, L., Hernandez, A. & Suarez-Balcazar, Y., Apr 1 2011, In : Community Development. 42, 2, p. 221-239 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

community development
public health
community
physical activity
capacity building
17 Citations (Scopus)

Outcomes of the 5-4-3-2-1 Go! childhood obesity community trial

Evans, W. D., Christoffel, K. K., Necheles, J., Becker, A. B. & Snider, J., Jan 1 2011, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 35, 2, p. 189-198 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Obesity
parents
Parents
childhood
Counseling
2008
34 Citations (Scopus)

Development of scales measuring the capacity of community-based initiatives

Lempa, M., Goodman, R. M., Rice, J. & Becker, A. B., Jun 1 2008, In : Health Education and Behavior. 35, 3, p. 298-315 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Principal Component Analysis
Statistical Factor Analysis
Public Health
Surveys and Questionnaires
Datasets
12 Citations (Scopus)

Taking on childhood obesity in a big city: Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC)

Becker, A. B., Longjohn, M. & Christoffel, K. K., Sep 1 2008, In : Progress in Pediatric cardiology. 25, 2, p. 199-206 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Obesity
Obesity
Chronic Disease
Coronary Disease
Consensus
2006
82 Citations (Scopus)

Recruiting injection drug users: A three-site comparison of results and experiences with respondent-driven and targeted sampling procedures

Robinson, W. T., Risser, J. M. H., McGoy, S., Becker, A. B., Rehman, H., Jefferson, M., Griffin, V., Wolverton, M. & Tortu, S., Nov 1 2006, In : Journal of Urban Health. 83, 7 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Users
drug
Injections
experience
logistics
2005
9 Citations (Scopus)

Age differences in health effects of stressors and perceived control among urban African American women

Becker, A. B., Israel, B. A., Schulz, A. J., Parker, E. A. & Klem, L., Sep 6 2005, In : Journal of Urban Health. 82, 1, p. 122-141 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

age difference
African Americans
Health
health
low income

Project BRAVE: Engaging youth as agents of change in a youth violence prevention project

Becker, A. B., Randels, J. & Theodore, D., 2005, In : Community Youth Development. Fall, Special Peer Reviewed Issue, p. 39-52 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2002
25 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of perceived control among African American women in Detroit: Exploring empowerment as a multilevel construct

Becker, A. B., Israel, B. A., Schulz, A. J., Parker, E. A. & Klem, L., Dec 1 2002, In : Health Education and Behavior. 29, 6, p. 699-715 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Organizations
Health Education
Health
Research
2001
393 Citations (Scopus)

Community-based participatory research: Policy recommendations for promoting a partnership approach in health research

Israel, B. A., Schulz, A. J., Parker, E. A. & Becker, A. B., Sep 27 2001, In : Education for Health. 14, 2, p. 182-197 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

research policy
health
community
research process
equity
2000
167 Citations (Scopus)

Social inequalities, stressors and self reported health status among African American and white women in the Detroit metropolitan area

Schulz, A., Israel, B., Williams, D., Parker, E., Becker, A. & James, S., Dec 1 2000, In : Social Science and Medicine. 51, 11, p. 1639-1653 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social inequality
African Americans
Health Status
health status
agglomeration area
191 Citations (Scopus)

Unfair treatment, neighborhood effects, and mental health in the Detroit metropolitan area

Schulz, A., Williams, D., Israel, B., Becker, A., Parker, E., James, S. A. & Jackson, J., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of Health and Social Behavior. 41, 3, p. 314-332 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Health
Poverty
Psychology
Sampling Studies
Censuses
1998
74 Citations (Scopus)

Conducting a participatory community-based survey for a community health intervention on detroit’s east side

Schulz, A. J., Parker, E. A., Israel, B. A., Becker, A. B., Maciak, B. J. & Hollis, R., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 4, 2, p. 10-24 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Research
Health Services Research
Women's Health
Research Personnel
1997
32 Citations (Scopus)

"It's a 24-Hour Thing . . . a Living-for-Each-Other Concept": Identity, Networks, and Community in an Urban Village Health Worker Project

Schulz, A. J., Israel, B. A., Becker, A. B. & Hollis, R. M., Jan 1 1997, In : Health Education and Behavior. 24, 4, p. 465-480 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urban Health
Social Support
Health Educators
Health
Training Support
1991

Allergic lung diseases

Yang, W. H., Greenberger, P. A., Becker, A. & Slavin, R. G., Jan 1 1991, In : Annals of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 24, 4, p. 212-214 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung Diseases