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Claudio R. Nigg
Title Professor
Faculty Rank
Degree Ph.D.
Institution University of Hawaii
Department Office of Public Health Studies
Clusters Obesity and Metabolic Syndromes
Address
1960 East West Road, Biomed C105A
City Honolulu
State HI
Postal Code 96822
Telephone 808 956-2862
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1999 American School Health Association Outstanding Student Paper Award
2000 Division 47 (Sport and Exercise Psychology) of the American Psychological Association Dissertation Award
2005 Cooper Institute’s Children’s Healthy Bodies Initiative GOLD star (highest possible) ranking for the Fun 5 Program
2005 US Department of Health and Human Services Innovations in Prevention Award for the Fun 5 Program
2007 Society of Behavioral Medicine Early Career Investigator Award
2010 Society of Behavioral Medicine Fellow
2015 Society of Behavioral Medicine C. Tracy Orleans Distinguished Service Award
2016 Society of Behavioral Medicine Research to Practice Award

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  Research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

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2018HEAD START CONNECTS: INDIVIDUALIZING AND CONNECTS FAMILIES TO FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICESHHSP233201500059I/HHSP233201500059I
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2018 EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION LEADERSHIP STUDY (EXCELS)HHSP233201500035I / HHSP23337038T
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2018WHAT WORKS CLEARINGHOUSE OF PROVEN AND PROMISING APPROACHES TO MOVE WELFARE RECIPIENTS TO WORKHHSP233201500035I_HHSP23337034T
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2018RACIAL AND ETHNIC DISPARITIES IN HUMAN SERVICES ANALYSIS EXECUTION PROJECTHHSP233201500064I_HHSP23337020T
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2018ASSESSING MODELS OF COORDINATED SERVICES FOR LOW-INCOME CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIESHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337028T
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2018CHILD CARE INTERSTATE BACKGROUND CHECKS (CC-IBACS)HHSP233201500045I
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2018MOTHER AND INFANT HOME VISITING PROGRAM EVALUATION, LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP 2 (MIHOPE-LT2)HHSP233201500059I/ HHSP23337010T
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2017EXPLORING THE RELATION BETWEEN POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORT AND LANGUAGE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN PRESCHOOL CLASSROOMS.90YR0101-01
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2017ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF INFANTS AND TODDLERS EXPOSED TO MALTREATMENT: EXAMINING THE IMPACT OF AN INTEGRATED EARLY HEAD START & CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES PROGRAM90YR0102-01
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2017LEVERAGING HOME LANGUAGES TO PROMOTE EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING90YR0103-01
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2017A STRENGTHS-BASED APPROACH TO EXAMINING SUPPORTS FOR SELF-REGULATION SKILLS OF LATINO CHILDREN RAISED IN POVERTY90YR0104-01
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2017OBSERVING SELF-REGULATION IN CONTEXT IN HEAD START CLASSROOMS AND DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS SCHOOL READINESS90YR0105-01
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2017IMPLEMENTATION AND ASSESSMENT OF COMPETENCIES FOR TEACHERS AND CAREGIVERS SERVING INFANTS AND TODDLERSHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337021T
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2017ASSESSMENT AND MAPPING OF COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS IN HOME VISITING (AMC-HV)HHSP233201500034I/HHSP23337002T
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2017CHILD MALTREATMENT INCIDENCE DATA LINKAGES (CMI DATA LINKAGES)HHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337022T
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2017EVIDENCE BUILDING IN TANF: ADVANCING INNOVATIONS TO PROMOTE EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC SECURITY FOR LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALSHHSP233201500059I/HHSP23337006T
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2017HEAD START FAMILY AND CHILD EXPERIENCES SURVEY (FACES) 2019HHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337024T
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2016TWO-GENERATION APPROACHES TO IMPROVING FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCYHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337003T
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2016BUILDING CAPACITY TO EVALUATE INTERVENTIONS FOR YOUTH/YOUNG ADULTS WITH CHILD WELFARE INVOLVEMENT AT-RISK OF HOMELESSNESS: PHASE IIHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337013T
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2016PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TOOLS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF INFANT AND TODDLER CAREHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337007T
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2016ASSESSING THE EVIDENCE: HOME VISITING EVIDENCE OF EFFECTIVENESSGS-10F-0050L/HHSP233201500115G
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2016TRIBAL HOME VISITING EVALUATION INSTITUTEGS-10F-0204K/HHSP233201500114G
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2016FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY DATA CENTER90PD0272-04
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2016EVALUATION OF GOAL-DIRECTED PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL AND EMPLOYER COACHING IN HEALTH PROFESSION OPPORTUNITY DEVELOPMENT90HG1003-01
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2016CULTURE OF CONTINUOUS LEARNING PROJECT: A BREAKTHROUGH SERIES COLLABORATIVE FOR IMPROVING CHILD CARE AND HEAD START QUALITYHHSP233201500034I/HHSP23337001T
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2016DOMESTIC HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND THE CHILD WELFARE POPULATIONHHSP23320150039I/HHSP23337011T
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2016EVALUATION OF COACHING-FOCUSED INTERVENTIONS FOR HARD-TO-EMPLOY TANF CLIENTS AND OTHER LOW-INCOME POPULATIONSHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337018T
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2016EVALUATION OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE PROGRAMHHSP233201500039I/ HHSP23337007T
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2016MULTI-SITE IMPLEMENTATION EVALUATION OF TRIBAL HOME VISITING (MUSE)HHSP233201500133I/HHSP23337004T
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2016VARIATIONS IN IMPLEMENTATION OF QUALITY INTERVENTIONS: EXAMINING THE QUALITY-CHILD OUTCOMES RELATIONSHIP IN CHILD CARE AND EARLY EDUCATION (VIQI)HHSP233201500059I/HHSP23337002T
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2016DESIGN OPTIONS FOR HOME VISITING EVALUATION (DOHVE) 2.0HHSP233201500133I/HHSP23337002T
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2016ADVANCING WELFARE AND FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY RESEARCH PROJECT (FOLLOW-ON) HHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337017T
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2016HPOG UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS 2.0 RESEARCH SUPPORTHHSP233201500071I/HHSP23337011T
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2015THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF PUBLICLY-FUNDED CENTER-BASED CHILD CARE: 1990 AND 2012.90YE0165-01
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2015SUBSIDY UTILIZATION AND IMPACT ON EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION OF LOW-INCOME CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS90YE0166-01
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2015PROMOTING SOCIAL COMPETENCE IN ECE: PREDICTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROSOCIAL BEHAVIOR FROM EARLY EXPERIENCES IN CHILD CARE AND FAMILIES90YE0168-01
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2015THE IMPACT OF EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION IN CHILD NUTRITION, SEDENTARY BEHAVIOR AND OBESITY BY KINDERGARTEN90YE0170-01
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2015HOW PARENTAL PREFERENCES AND SUBSIDY RECEIPT SHAPE IMMIGRANT FAMILIES? CHILD CARE CHOICES90YE0171-01
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2015SUPPORTING LOW-INCOME FAMILIES: STATE VARIATIONS IN CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES AND TANF POLICIES AND CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENTAL ECOLOGIES90YE0173-01
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2015MITIGATING SUSCEPTIBILITY WITH THE CHILD CARE DEVELOPMENT FUND: USING FOUR LARGE DATA SETS TO CLASSIFY RISK PROFILES AND RISK TRANSMISSION BY MODIFIABLE FACTORS90YE0175-01
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2015ARE HIGHER SUBSIDY PAYMENT RATES AND PROVIDER-FRIENDLY PAYMENT POLICIES ASSOCIATED WITH CHILD CARE QUALITY?90YE0177-01
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2015CHILD CARE FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT: UNDERSTANDING LONGITUDINAL PATHWAYS TO CHILDREN?S SCHOOL READINESS90YE0178-01
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2015CONSTELLATIONS OF SUPPORT: TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN HEAD START AND CHILD OUTCOMES90YE0179-01
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2015SUHMRE: SAME-SEX RELATIONSHIPS: UPDATES TO HEALTHY MARRIAGE AND RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION PROGRAMMINGHHSP233201500064I/HHSP23337001T
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2014ASSESSING THE COST AND IMPLEMENTATION OF HIGH QUALITY EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION (ACIHQECE)HHSP23320095642WC-01
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2014INTERMEDIATE OUTCOMES OF CAREER PATHWAYS PROGRAMSHHSP233200956WC-01
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2014CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT FUND (CCDF) POLICIES DATABASE PROJECTHHSP23320095654WC-01
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2014EVALUATION OF DOMESTIC HUMAN TRAFFICKING DEMONSTRATION PROJECTSHHSP23320095651WC-01
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2014HOMELESS FAMILIES RESEARCH BRIEFSHHSP23320095624WC-01
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2014RESPONDING TO INTIMATE VIOLENCE IN RELATIONSHIP PROGRAMS (RIVIR)HHSP23320095651WC-01
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2014UNDERSTANDING THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN TANF AND REFUGEE CASH ASSISTANCE SERVICESHHSP23320095624WC-01
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2014IMPROVING CHILDREN?S WELL-BEING: IDENTIFYING MECHANISMS AND TIMING OF FAMILY STRENGTHENING PROGRAMS FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES THROUGH DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION MODELING90PD0285-01
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2013MOTHER AND INFANT HOME VISITING PROGRAM EVALUATION (MIHOPE)HHSP23337003T-03
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2013STUDY OF EMPLOYMENT AND ADVANCEMENT OF RACIAL, ETHNIC AND LINGUISTIC MINORITIES90PH0021-02
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2013CHILD CARE AND EARLY EDUCATION POLICY AND RESEARCH ANALYSES (CCEEPRA)HHSP23320095631WC-01
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2013EARLY HEAD START-CHILD CARE PARTNERSHIPS STUDYHHSP23320095642WC-01
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2013EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING EVIDENCE REVIEWHHSP23320095642WC-01
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2013MATERNAL, INFANT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD HOME VISITING EVALUATION (MIHOPE) IIHHSP23320095644WC-01
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2013JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE EVALUATIONHHSP23320095624WC-01
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2013CHILD CARE ADMINISTRATIVE DATA ANALYSIS90YE0148-01
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2013HEAD START UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS: DUAL GENERATION APPROACHES90YR0073-01
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2013HEAD START UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS: DUAL GENERATION APPROACHES90YR0075-01
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2013HUMAN SERVICES RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS: PUERTO RICO 90YR0072-01

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1. Spas JJ, Buscemi J, Prasad R, Janke EA, Nigg CR. The Society of Behavioral Medicine supports an increase in funding for Medication-Assisted-Treatment (MAT) to address the opioid crisis. Transl Behav Med. 2020 May 20; 10(2):486-488.
2. Giurgiu M, Plotnikoff RC, Nigg CR, Koch ED, Ebner-Priemer UW, Reichert M. Momentary mood predicts upcoming real-life sedentary behavior. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2020 Mar 09.
3. Jekauc D, Mnich C, Niessner C, Wunsch K, Nigg CR, Krell-Roesch J, Woll A. Testing the Weiss-Harter-Model: Physical Activity, Self-Esteem, Enjoyment, and Social Support in Children and Adolescents. Front Psychol. 2019; 10:2568.
4. Mnich C, Bachert P, Kunkel J, Wäsche H, Neumann R, Nigg CR. Stand Up, Students! Decisional Cues Reduce Sedentary Behavior in University Students. Front Public Health. 2019; 7:230.
5. Fleary SA, Mehl R, Nigg C. Predicting Hawaiian Youth''s Physical Activity and Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Behaviors: A 10-Year Cohort Study. J Phys Act Health. 2019 08 01; 16(8):644-646.
6. Butel J, Braun KL, Nigg CR, Leon Guerrero R, Fleming T, Bersamin A, Coleman P, Novotny R. Estimating intervention dose of the multilevel multisite children''s healthy living program intervention. Transl Behav Med. 2019 May 22.
7. Nigg CR, Kutchman E, Amato K, Schaefer CA, Zhang G, Anwar MMU, Anthamatten P, Browning RC, Brink L, Hill J. Recess environment and curriculum intervention on children''s physical activity: IPLAY. Transl Behav Med. 2019 03 01; 9(2):202-216.
8. Schmid SM, Short CT, Nigg CR. Physical Activity & People with Disabilities - A Qualitative Process and Outcome Pilot Evaluation of the Non-Profit Organization AccesSurf Hawai''i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2019 02; 78(2):52-60.
9. Fleary SA, Nigg CR. Trends in Health Behavior Patterns Among U.S. Adults, 2003-2015. Ann Behav Med. 2019 01 01; 53(1):1-15.
10. Novotny R, Davis J, Butel J, Boushey CJ, Fialkowski MK, Nigg CR, Braun KL, Leon Guerrero RT, Coleman P, Bersamin A, Areta AAR, Barber LR, Belyeu-Camacho T, Greenberg J, Fleming T, Dela Cruz-Talbert E, Yamanaka A, Wilkens LR. Effect of the Children''s Healthy Living Program on Young Child Overweight, Obesity, and Acanthosis Nigricans in the US-Affiliated Pacific Region: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2018 10 05; 1(6):e183896.
11. Militello LK, Hanna N, Nigg CR. Pokémon GO Within the Context of Family Health: Retrospective Study. JMIR Pediatr Parent. 2018 Oct 03; 1(2):e10679.
12. Xu X, Tupy S, Robertson S, Miller AL, Correll D, Tivis R, Nigg CR. Successful adherence and retention to daily monitoring of physical activity: Lessons learned. PLoS One. 2018; 13(9):e0199838.
13. Zink AGS, Rüth M, Watzele R, Nigg CR, Rehfuess EA. Failure of a Print Media Sun Safety Campaign to Reach High-risk Occupational Groups. Acta Derm Venereol. 2018 Aug 29; 98(8):811-812.
14. Garza CM, Nigg CR, Konishi M, An JY, Wagner AF, Goya DK. Risk and Protective Factors of Alcohol Use Identified by Community Providers and Stakeholders in Hawai''i: Qualitative Data Analysis. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2018 08; 77(8):183-187.
15. Fleary SA, Nigg CR, Freund KM. An Examination of Changes in Social Disparities in Health Behaviors in the US, 2003-2015. Am J Health Behav. 2018 01 01; 42(1):119-134.
16. Nigg CR, Liang L, Mcguinness SL. Evaluating worksite wellness summit among Maui worksites. J Educ Health Promot. 2017; 6:96.
17. Xu X, Schneider M, DeSorbo-Quinn AL, King AC, Allegrante JP, Nigg CR. Distance mentoring of health researchers: Three case studies across the career-development trajectory. Health Psychol Open. 2017 Jul-Dec; 4(2):2055102917734388.
18. Matanane L, Fialkowski MK, Silva J, Li F, Nigg C, Leon Guerrero RT, Novotny R. Para I Famagu''on-Ta: Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Food Store Environment, and Childhood Overweight/Obesity in the Children''s Healthy Living Program on Guam. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017 08; 76(8):225-233.
19. Rotter M, Amato K, Nigg CR. Physical activity stages of change surveillance data shows that the majority of Hawai''i''s Keiki (Children) meet the guidelines. J Sports Sci. 2018 May; 36(9):1009-1014.
20. Fleary SA, Tagorda M, Kim S, Rathke M, Nigg CR. Validating Stages of Change for Obesogenic Behaviors Across Filipino and Other Asian-American and Pacific Islander Adolescents. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2018 06; 5(3):504-513.
21. An JY, Nigg CR. The promise of an augmented reality game-Pokémon GO. Ann Transl Med. 2017 May; 5(Suppl 1):S11.
22. Beauchamp MR, Rhodes RE, Nigg CR. Physical activity for children in elementary schools: time for a rethink? Transl Behav Med. 2017 03; 7(1):64-68.
23. Nigg CR, Jake-Schoffman DE, Janke EA. Motivating future directions of behavioral medicine. J Behav Med. 2017 02; 40(1):1-5.
24. Nigg CR, Mateo DJ, An J. Pokémon GO May Increase Physical Activity and Decrease Sedentary Behaviors. Am J Public Health. 2017 Jan; 107(1):37-38.
25. Geller K, Lippke S, Nigg CR. Future directions of multiple behavior change research. J Behav Med. 2017 Feb; 40(1):194-202.
26. Lewis BA, Napolitano MA, Buman MP, Williams DM, Nigg CR. Future directions in physical activity intervention research: expanding our focus to sedentary behaviors, technology, and dissemination. J Behav Med. 2017 Feb; 40(1):112-126.
27. Nigg CR, Ul Anwar MM, Braun K, Mercado J, Kainoa Fialkowski M, Ropeti Areta AA, Belyeu-Camacho T, Bersamin A, Guerrero RL, Castro R, DeBaryshe B, Vargo AM, Braden KW. A Review of Promising Multicomponent Environmental Child Obesity Prevention Intervention Strategies by the Children''s Healthy Living Program. J Environ Health. 2016 10; 79(3):18-26.
28. Martinez YTS, Harmon BE, Nigg CR, Bantum EO, Strayhorn S. Diet and Physical Activity Intervention Strategies for College Students. Health Behav Policy Rev. 2016 Jul; 3(4):336-347.
29. Harmon BE, Forthofer M, Bantum EO, Nigg CR. Perceived influence and college students'' diet and physical activity behaviors: an examination of ego-centric social networks. BMC Public Health. 2016 06 06; 16:473.
30. Amato K, Park E, Nigg CR. Prioritizing multiple health behavior change research topics: expert opinions in behavior change science. Transl Behav Med. 2016 06; 6(2):220-7.
31. Braden KW, Nigg CR. Modifiable Determinants of Obesity in Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Youth. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2016 06; 75(6):162-71.
32. Cunningham-Sabo L, Lohse B, Smith S, Browning R, Strutz E, Nigg C, Balgopal M, Kelly K, Ruder E. Fuel for Fun: a cluster-randomized controlled study of cooking skills, eating behaviors, and physical activity of 4th graders and their families. BMC Public Health. 2016 05 26; 16:444.