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Selected Publications

Bandelli, L. N., Gray, H. L., Paul, R. C., Contento, I. R., & Koch, P. A. (2017). Associations among measures of energy balance related behaviors and psychosocial determinants in urban upper elementary school children. Appetite, 108, 171-182. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2016.09.027

Graziose, M. M., Koch, P. A., Wang, Y. C., Lee Gray, H., & Contento, I. R. Cost-effectiveness of a Nutrition Education Curriculum Intervention in Elementary Schools. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. doi:10.1016/j.jneb.2016.10.006

Gardner Burt, K. (2016). A Complete History of the Social, Health, and Political Context of the School Gardening Movement in the United States: 1840–2014. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 11(3), 297-316. doi:10.1080/19320248.2016.1157542

Gray HL, Contento IR, Koch PA, Noia JD. Mediating Mechanisms of Theory-Based Psychosocial Determinants on Behavioral Changes in a Middle School Obesity Risk Reduction Curriculum Intervention, Choice, Control, and Change. Child Obese. 2016 May 4. 

Greenlee H, Ogden Gaffney A, Aycinena AC, Koch P, Conento I, Karmally W, Richardson EL et al. ¡Cocinar Para Su Salud!: Randomized Controlled Trial of a Culturally Based Dietary Intervention among Hispanic Breast Cancer Survivors. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 115:709–723, 2015.

Gray HL, Koch PA, Contento IR, Bandelli LN, Ang I, Noia JD. Validity and Reliability of Behavior and Theory-Based Psychosocial Determinants Measures, Using Audience Response System Technology in Urban Upper-Elementary Schoolchildren. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2016 Apr 20. pii: S1499-4046(16)30106-3.

Gray HL, Contento IR, Koch P. Linking implementation process to intervention outcomes in a middle school obesity prevention curriculum, ‘Choice, Control and Change’. Health Education Research. 2015;30(2):248-261.

Koch P, Lee H, Contento IR, Graziose M, Burgermaster M, Di Noia J. Food, Health & Choices (FHC): A retrospective evaluation of changes in energy balance related behaviors (EBRBs). Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2014;46(4 Suppl). Retrospective Evaluation Poster

Abrams E, Koch P, Contento IR, Mull L, Lee H, Di Noia J, et al. Food, Health & Choices: Using the DESIGN stepwise procedure to develop a childhood obesity prevention program. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2013;45(4 Suppl):S13-S4.

Lee H, Mull L, Abrams E, Contento IR, Koch P, Di Noia J, Gallagher D. Food, Health & Choices: Understanding body fatness in urban elementary school youth. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2013;45(4 Suppl):S59-60.

Lee H, Mull L, Contento IR, Abrams E, Koch P, Di Noia J. Food Health & Choices: Understanding relationships among food and activity behaviors and theory-based mediators. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2013;45(4 Suppl):S60.

Mull L, Koch P, Abrams E, Contento IR, Lee H. Food, Health & Choices: Development and implementation a classroom wellness intervention “Positively Healthful Classrooms”. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2013;45(4 Suppl):S60-61.

Lee H, Koch P, Contento IR, Di Noia J, Mull L, Abrams E. Food, Health & Choices: Validation of an Audience Response System (ARS)-delivered food and activity questionnaire for youth. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2013;45(4 Suppl):S59.

Koch, P. Choice, Control & Change: A Formative, Outcome, Process and Qualitative Evaluation of a Middle School Obesity Prevention Curriculum. Presented at the New York City Nutrition Education Network, October, 2013.

Lee H, Contento IR, Koch P. Using a systematic conceptual model for a process evaluation of a middle school obesity risk-reduction nutrition curriculum intervention: Choice, Control & Change. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2013 Mar;45(2):126-36.

Majumdar D, Koch PA, Lee H, Contento IR, de Lourdes Islas-Ramos A, Fu D. ‘‘Creature-101’’: A Serious Game to Promote Energy Balance-Related Behaviors Among Middle School Adolescents. Games for Health, 2013 Nov:5(2):280-290.

Majumdar, D., Koch, P., Lee, H., Contento, I., Islas, A., & Fu, D. (2013). Creature 101: A virtual reality online game to promote energy balance related behaviors among middle- schoolers. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 45(4), S9.

Mallya A, Mensah FM, Contento I, Koch PA, Calabrese Barton A. (2012). Extending science beyond the classroom door: Learning from students’ experiences with the Choice, Control & Change (C3) curriculum. Journal of Research in Science Teaching; 49:24-269, 2012

Majumdar, D., Koch, P., Lee, H., Contento, I., Islas, A., & Fu, D. (2012). “Creature-101”: Using a virtual reality, serious game to promote healthy eating and physical activity behaviors among middle school students. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 44(4, Supplement), S38.

Koch, P. A., Islas, A., Lee, H., Majumdar, D., Contento, I., Farl, C., . . . Hoffman, E. (2010). Development of LiFESim: A social networking game to teach middle school students why and how to make healthful food and activity choices. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 42(4), S83.

Contento IR, Koch PA, Lee, H, Calabrese-Barton A. Adolescents demonstrate improvement in obesity risk behaviors after completion of Choice, Control & Change (C3), a curriculum addressing personal agency and autonomous motivation. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 110:1830-1839, 2010.

Sauberli W, Lee H, Contento IR, Koch PA. Enhancing personal agency and competence in eating and moving: An outcome evaluation of Choice, Control, and Change (C3), an inquiry-based middle school science curriculum to reduce obesity risk. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 40(4S): S36, 2008.

Contento IR, Koch PA, Lee H, Sauberli W, Calabrese Barton A. Enhancing personal agency and competence in eating and moving: Formative evaluation of a middle school curriculum, Choice, Control, and Change. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 39(S2): S179-S186, 2007

Koch P, Calabrese Barton A, Whitaker R, Contento I.. Choice, Control, & Change. Science Science Scope. Vol 31(3) 16-20, 2007

Lee H, Contento IR, Sauberli W, Koch PA, Calabrese Barton, A. Using Science Education to Move Middle Schoolers toward More Healthful Food and Activity Choices: An Outcome Evaluation of Choice, Control, & Change (C3). Journal of Nutrition and Education Behavior 39(4S), S96, 2007. 

Barton AC, Koch PD, Contento IR, Hagiwara S. From Global Sustainability to Inclusive Education: Understanding urban children’s ideas about the food systemInternational Journal of Science Education. Vol. 27, Iss. 102005.

Liquori, T, Koch, PD, Contento, IR, and Castle, J. The Cookshop Program: outcome evaluation of a nutrition education program linking lunchroom food experiences with classroom cooking experiences. Journal for Nutrition Education, 30:302-313, 1998

 

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