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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
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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1. 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 Apr 27.
2. 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. 2018 Apr 10.
3. 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 Jan 01; 42(1):119-134.
4. Nigg CR, Liang L, Mcguinness SL. Evaluating worksite wellness summit among Maui worksites. J Educ Health Promot. 2017; 6:96.
5. 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.
6. 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 Aug; 76(8):225-233.
7. 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.
8. 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. 2017 Jun 29.
9. An JY, Nigg CR. The promise of an augmented reality game-Pokémon GO. Ann Transl Med. 2017 May; 5(Suppl 1):S11.
10. 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.
11. Nigg CR, Jake-Schoffman DE, Janke EA. Motivating future directions of behavioral medicine. J Behav Med. 2017 Feb; 40(1):1-5.
12. 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.
13. Geller K, Lippke S, Nigg CR. Future directions of multiple behavior change research. J Behav Med. 2017 Feb; 40(1):194-202.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. 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.
21. Esquivel MK, Nigg CR, Fialkowski MK, Braun KL, Li F, Novotny R. Influence of Teachers' Personal Health Behaviors on Operationalizing Obesity Prevention Policy in Head Start Preschools: A Project of the Children's Healthy Living Program (CHL). J Nutr Educ Behav. 2016 05; 48(5):318-325.e1.
22. Ettienne R, Nigg CR, Li F, Su Y, McGlone K, Luick B, Tachibana A, Carran C, Mercado J, Novotny R. Validation of the Actical Accelerometer in Multiethnic Preschoolers: The Children's Healthy Living (CHL) Program. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2016 04; 75(4):95-100.
23. Fialkowski MK, Yamanaka A, Wilkens LR, Braun KL, Butel J, Ettienne R, McGlone K, Remengesau S, Power JM, Johnson E, Gilmatam D, Fleming T, Acosta M, Belyeu-Camacho T, Shomour M, Sigrah C, Nigg C, Novotny R. Recruitment Strategies and Lessons Learned from the Children's Healthy Living Program Prevalence Survey. AIMS Public Health. 2016; 3(1):140-157.
24. Rotter M, Nigg CR, Renda GA, Novotny R. Acculturation is Not Related to Physical Activity Stage of Change for Children in Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2016 Feb; 75(2):35-41.
25. Esquivel M, Nigg CR, Fialkowski MK, Braun KL, Li F, Novotny R. Head Start Wellness Policy Intervention in Hawaii: A Project of the Children's Healthy Living Program. Child Obes. 2016 Feb; 12(1):26-32.
26. Durand Z, Cook A, Konishi M, Nigg C. Alcohol and substance use prevention programs for youth in Hawaii and Pacific Islands: A literature review. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2016 Jul-Sep; 15(3):240-251.
27. Butel J, Braun KL, Novotny R, Acosta M, Castro R, Fleming T, Powers J, Nigg CR. Assessing intervention fidelity in a multi-level, multi-component, multi-site program: the Children's Healthy Living (CHL) program. Transl Behav Med. 2015 Dec; 5(4):460-9.
28. Nigg CR, Amato K. The Influence of Health Behaviors During Childhood on Adolescent Health Behaviors, Health Indicators, and Academic Outcomes Among Participants from Hawaii. Int J Behav Med. 2015 Aug; 22(4):452-60.
29. Dishman RK, Nigg C. Periodic Change in Sufficient Physical Activity: A 2-Year Study of a Multi-Ethnic Cohort. J Phys Act Health. 2015 Oct; 12(10):1369-77.
30. Novotny R, Nigg CR, Li F, Wilkens LR. Pacific kids DASH for health (PacDASH) randomized, controlled trial with DASH eating plan plus physical activity improves fruit and vegetable intake and diastolic blood pressure in children. Child Obes. 2015 Apr; 11(2):177-86.
31. Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Li F, Paulino Y, Vargo D, Jim R, Coleman P, Bersamin A, Nigg CR, Leon Guerrero RT, Deenik J, Kim JH, Wilkens LR. Systematic Review of Prevalence of Young Child Overweight and Obesity in the United States-Affiliated Pacific Region Compared With the 48 Contiguous States: The Children's Healthy Living Program. Am J Public Health. 2015 Jan; 105(1):e22-e35.
32. Smith T, Clark JF, Nigg CR. Insights in public health: Building support for an evidence-based teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection prevention program adapted for foster youth. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2015 Jan; 74(1):27-32.
33. Galloway JC, Nigg CR, Liu M, Banna JC. Predictors of Change in Physical Activity and Fruit and Vegetable Intake in a Multiethnic Population in Hawaii at 6 and 12 Months Follow-up. Int J Appl Psychol. 2015; 5(2):45-53.
34. Braun KL, Nigg CR, Fialkowski MK, Butel J, Hollyer JR, Barber LR, Bersamin A, Coleman P, Teo-Martin U, Vargo AM, Novotny R. Using the ANGELO model to develop the children's healthy living program multilevel intervention to promote obesity preventing behaviors for young children in the U.S.-affiliated Pacific Region. Child Obes. 2014 Dec; 10(6):474-81.
35. Fialkowski MK, DeBaryshe B, Bersamin A, Nigg C, Leon Guerrero R, Rojas G, Areta AA, Vargo A, Belyeu-Camacho T, Castro R, Luick B, Novotny R. A community engagement process identifies environmental priorities to prevent early childhood obesity: the Children's Healthy Living (CHL) program for remote underserved populations in the US Affiliated Pacific Islands, Hawaii and Alaska. Matern Child Health J. 2014 Dec; 18(10):2261-74.
36. Albright CL, Steffen AD, Wilkens LR, White KK, Novotny R, Nigg CR, Saiki K, Brown WJ. Effectiveness of a 12-month randomized clinical trial to increase physical activity in multiethnic postpartum women: results from Hawaii's Na Mikimiki Project. Prev Med. 2014 Dec; 69:214-23.
37. Cassel KD, Braun K, Ka'opua L, Soa F, Nigg C. Samoan body and soul: adapting an evidence-based obesity and cancer prevention program. Qual Health Res. 2014 Dec; 24(12):1658-72.
38. Harmon BE, Nigg CR, Long C, Amato K, Anwar MU, Kutchman E, Anthamatten P, Browning RC, Brink L, Hill JO. What Matters When Children Play: Influence of Social Cognitive Theory and Perceived Environment on Levels of Physical Activity Among Elementary-Aged Youth. Psychol Sport Exerc. 2014 May 01; 15(3):272-279.
39. Williams RJ, Nigg CR. Assessing the extent to which healthcare workers advised and assisted smokers to quit based on patient motivation levels. J Addict Nurs. 2014 Apr-Jun; 25(2):81-6; quiz 87-8.
40. Schaefer CA, Nigg CR, Hill JO, Brink LA, Browning RC. Establishing and evaluating wrist cutpoints for the GENEActiv accelerometer in youth. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2014 Apr; 46(4):826-33.
41. Bernard P, Romain AJ, Trouillet R, Gernigon C, Nigg C, Ninot G. Validation of the TTM processes of change measure for physical activity in an adult French sample. Int J Behav Med. 2014 Apr; 21(2):402-10.
42. Williams AE, Stevens VJ, Albright CL, Nigg CR, Meenan RT, Vogt TM. The results of a 2-year randomized trial of a worksite weight management intervention. Am J Health Promot. 2014 May-Jun; 28(5):336-9.
43. Ginis KA, Nigg CR, Smith AL. Peer-delivered physical activity interventions: an overlooked opportunity for physical activity promotion. Transl Behav Med. 2013 Dec; 3(4):434-43.
44. Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Areta AA, Bersamin A, Braun K, DeBaryshe B, Deenik J, Dunn M, Hollyer J, Kim J, Leon Guerrero RT, Nigg CR, Takahashi R, Wilkens LR. University of Hawai'i Cancer Center Connection: The Pacific Way to Child Wellness: The Children's Healthy Living Program for Remote Underserved Minority Populations of the Pacific Region (CHL). Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Nov; 72(11):406-8.
45. Gillis L, Tomkinson G, Olds T, Moreira C, Christie C, Nigg C, Cerin E, Van Sluijs E, Stratton G, Janssen I, Dorovolomo J, Reilly JJ, Mota J, Zayed K, Kawalski K, Andersen LB, Carrizosa M, Tremblay M, Chia M, Hamlin M, Thomas NE, Maddison R, Biddle S, Gorely T, Onywera V, Van Mechelen W. Research priorities for child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviours: an international perspective using a twin-panel Delphi procedure. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2013 Oct 24; 10:112.
46. Wilken LR, Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Boushey CJ, Nigg C, Paulino Y, Leon Guerrero R, Bersamin A, Vargo D, Kim J, Deenik J. Children's Healthy Living (CHL) Program for remote underserved minority populations in the Pacific region: rationale and design of a community randomized trial to prevent early childhood obesity. BMC Public Health. 2013 Oct 09; 13:944.
47. Anthamatten P, Fiene E, Kutchman E, Mainar M, Brink L, Browning R, Nigg CR. A microgeographic analysis of physical activity behavior within elementary school grounds. Am J Health Promot. 2014 Jul-Aug; 28(6):403-12.
48. Rahman L, Nigg CR, Rosner LS, Iversen CS, Chung HV, Lai M, Saka S, Sayessian ML, Watters CA. Fish intake by adolescents is related to nutrient intake but not lifestyle factors. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2015 Mar; 27(2):NP1627-38.
49. Deguchi M, Valente T, Efird J, Oropeza M, Niederman R, Nigg CR. Hawai'i's silent epidemic: children's caries (dental decay). Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Jun; 72(6):204-8.
50. Chung HV, Iversen CS, Lai M, Saka S, Mahabub-ul Anwar M, Nigg CR. Omega-3 fatty acids from fish, other nutrient intake, and lifestyle factors: exploring the relationship in children. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2014 Sep; 26(5):517-26.
51. Ebneter DS, Latner JD, Nigg CR. Is less always more? The effects of low-fat labeling and caloric information on food intake, calorie estimates, taste preference, and health attributions. Appetite. 2013 Sep; 68:92-7.
52. Woolcott CG, Dishman RK, Motl RW, Matthai CH, Nigg CR. Physical activity and fruit and vegetable intake: correlations between and within adults in a longitudinal multiethnic cohort. Am J Health Promot. 2013 Nov-Dec; 28(2):71-9.
53. Nigg CR, Anderson JK, Troumbley R, Alam MM, Keller S. Recent trends in adolescent alcohol use in Hawai'i: 2005-2011. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Mar; 72(3):92-8.
54. Horwath CC, Schembre SM, Motl RW, Dishman RK, Nigg CR. Does the transtheoretical model of behavior change provide a useful basis for interventions to promote fruit and vegetable consumption? Am J Health Promot. 2013 Jul-Aug; 27(6):351-7.
55. Anthamatten P, Brink L, Kingston B, Kutchman E, Lampe S, Nigg C. An assessment of schoolyard features and behavior patterns in children's utilization and physical activity. J Phys Act Health. 2014 Mar; 11(3):564-73.
56. Takane AK, Balignasay MD, Nigg CR. Polypharmacy reviews among elderly populations project: assessing needs in patient-provider communication. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Jan; 72(1):15-22.
57. Novotny R, Nigg C, McGlone K, Renda G, Jung N, Matsunaga M, Karanja N. Pacific Tracker 2 - expert system (PacTrac2-ES) behavioural assessment and intervention tool for the Pacific Kids DASH for Health (PacDASH) study. Food Chem. 2013 Oct 01; 140(3):471-7.
58. Geller KS, Nigg CR, Motl RW, Horwath C, Dishman RK. Transtheoretical Model Constructs for Physical Activity Behavior are Invariant across Time among Ethnically Diverse Adults in Hawaii. Psychol Sport Exerc. 2012 Sep 01; 13(5):606-613.
59. Nigg C, Geller K, Adams P, Hamada M, Hwang P, Chung R. Successful dissemination of Fun 5 - a physical activity and nutrition program for children. Transl Behav Med. 2012 Sep; 2(3):276-85.
60. Nigg CR, Geller KS, Adams P. Authors' response. Transl Behav Med. 2012 Sep; 2(3):288-9.
61. Ollberding NJ, Nigg CR, Geller KS, Horwath CC, Motl RW, Dishman RK. Food outlet accessibility and fruit and vegetable consumption. Am J Health Promot. 2012 Jul-Aug; 26(6):366-70.
62. Beck J, Schaefer CA, Nace H, Steffen AD, Nigg C, Brink L, Hill JO, Browning RC. Accuracy of self-reported height and weight in children aged 6 to 11 years. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012; 9:E119.
63. Nigg CR, Long CR. A systematic review of single health behavior change interventions vs. multiple health behavior change interventions among older adults. Transl Behav Med. 2012 Jun; 2(2):163-79.
64. Novotny R, Chen C, Williams AE, Albright CL, Nigg CR, Oshiro CE, Stevens VJ. US acculturation is associated with health behaviors and obesity, but not their change, with a hotel-based intervention among Asian-Pacific Islanders. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012 May; 112(5):649-56.
65. Geller KS, Nigg CR, Ollberding NJ, Motl RW, Horwath C, Dishman RK. Access to environmental resources and physical activity levels of adults in Hawaii. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2015 Mar; 27(2):NP288-98.
66. Garber CE, Nigg CR. Perspectives on intervening on physical inactivity and diet. Health Educ Behav. 2012 Apr; 39(2):123-6.
67. Williams RJ, Kittinger DS, Ta VM, Nihoa WK, Payne C, Nigg CR. An assessment of community capacity to prevent adolescent alcohol consumption. Health Promot Pract. 2012 Sep; 13(5):670-8.
68. Lippke S, Nigg CR, Maddock JE. Health-promoting and health-risk behaviors: theory-driven analyses of multiple health behavior change in three international samples. Int J Behav Med. 2012 Mar; 19(1):1-13.
69. Nigg CR, Qureshi K, Inouye J, Sy A, Sullivan K, Boland MG. Evaluation of an Emerging Research Center: Lessons Learned. Int J Res Nurs. 2012 Feb 02; 3(1):1-7.
70. Albright CL, Steffen AD, Novotny R, Nigg CR, Wilkens LR, Saiki K, Yamada P, Hedemark B, Maddock JE, Dunn AL, Brown WJ. Baseline results from Hawaii's Na Mikimiki Project: a physical activity intervention tailored to multiethnic postpartum women. Women Health. 2012; 52(3):265-91.
71. Sy A, Greaney M, Nigg C, Hirose-Wong SM. Developing a measure to evaluate a positive youth development program for Native Hawaiians: the Hui Malama o ke Kai rubrics of Hawaiian values. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2015 Mar; 27(2):NP1517-28.
72. Jordan PJ, Evers KE, Burke KY, King LA, Nigg CR. A computerized, tailored intervention to address behaviors associated with PTSD in veterans: rationale and design of STR(2)IVE. Transl Behav Med. 2011 Dec; 1(4):595-603.
73. Geller KS, Mendoza ID, Timbobolan J, Montjoy HL, Nigg CR. The decisional balance sheet to promote healthy behavior among ethnically diverse older adults. Public Health Nurs. 2012 May-Jun; 29(3):241-6.
74. Monlux AA, Nigg CR. Obesity trends by ethnicity in Hawai'i: The last ten years (1999-2008). Obes Res Clin Pract. 2011 Oct-Dec; 5(4):e267-360.
75. Rhodes RE, Nigg CR. Advancing physical activity theory: a review and future directions. Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2011 Jul; 39(3):113-9.
76. Nigg C, Shor B, Tanaka CY, Hayes DK. Adolescent at-risk weight (overweight and obesity) prevalence in Hawai'i. Hawaii Med J. 2011 Jul; 70(7 Suppl 1):4-10.
77. Schembre SM, Nigg CR, Albright CL. Race/ethnic differences in desired body mass index and dieting practices among young women attending college in Hawai'i. Hawaii Med J. 2011 Jul; 70(7 Suppl 1):32-6.
78. Iversen CS, Nigg C, Titchenal CA. The impact of an elementary after-school nutrition and physical activity program on children's fruit and vegetable intake, physical activity, and body mass index: Fun 5. Hawaii Med J. 2011 Jul; 70(7 Suppl 1):37-41.
79. Steinbrecher A, Erber E, Grandinetti A, Nigg C, Kolonel LN, Maskarinec G. Physical activity and risk of type 2 diabetes among Native Hawaiians, Japanese Americans, and Caucasians: the Multiethnic Cohort. J Phys Act Health. 2012 Jul; 9(5):634-41.
80. Anthamatten P, Brink L, Lampe S, Greenwood E, Kingston B, Nigg C. An assessment of schoolyard renovation strategies to encourage children's physical activity. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2011 Apr 09; 8:27.
81. Ceria-Ulep CD, Grove J, Chen R, Masaki KH, Rodriguez BL, Donlon TA, Guralnik J, Willcox BJ, Willcox DC, Nigg C, Curb JD. Physical aspects of healthy aging: assessments of three measures of balance for studies in middle-aged and older adults. Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res. 2010; 2010:849761.
82. Nigg CR, Geller KS, Motl RW, Horwath CC, Wertin KK, Dishman RK. A Research Agenda to Examine the Efficacy and Relevance of the Transtheoretical Model for Physical Activity Behavior. Psychol Sport Exerc. 2011 Jan; 12(1):7-12.
83. Inouye J, Boland MG, Nigg CR, Sullivan K, Leake A, Mark D, Albright CL. A center for self-management of chronic illnesses in diverse groups. Hawaii Med J. 2011 Jan; 70(1):4-8.
84. Chai W, Nigg CR, Pagano IS, Motl RW, Horwath C, Dishman RK. Associations of quality of life with physical activity, fruit and vegetable consumption, and physical inactivity in a free living, multiethnic population in Hawaii: a longitudinal study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2010 Nov 22; 7:83.
85. Dishman RK, Vandenberg RJ, Motl RW, Nigg CR. Using constructs of the transtheoretical model to predict classes of change in regular physical activity: a multi-ethnic longitudinal cohort study. Ann Behav Med. 2010 Oct; 40(2):150-63.
86. Crowell DH, Rudoy R, Nigg CR, Sharma S, Baruffi G. Perspective on racial/ethnic birth weight. Hawaii Med J. 2010 Sep; 69(9):216-20.
87. Brink LA, Nigg CR, Lampe SM, Kingston BA, Mootz AL, van Vliet W. Influence of schoolyard renovations on children's physical activity: the Learning Landscapes Program. Am J Public Health. 2010 Sep; 100(9):1672-8.
88. Ta VM, Kittinger DS, Pham LA, Williams RJ, Eller LN, Nigg CR. Trends in alcohol use among Hawai'i adolescents. Hawaii Med J. 2010 Jul; 69(7):167-71.
89. Dishman RK, Rooks CR, Thom NJ, Motl RW, Nigg CR. Meeting U.S. Healthy People 2010 levels of physical activity: agreement of 2 measures across 2 years. Ann Epidemiol. 2010 Jul; 20(7):511-23.
90. Williams RJ, Kittinger DS, Eller LN, Nigg CR. The impact of parent-child discussions and parent restrictions on adolescent alcohol consumption. Hawaii Med J. 2010 Jun; 69(6):145-7.
91. Paxton RJ, Motl RW, Aylward A, Nigg CR. Physical activity and quality of life--the complementary influence of self-efficacy for physical activity and mental health difficulties. Int J Behav Med. 2010 Dec; 17(4):255-63.
92. Horwath CC, Nigg CR, Motl RW, Wong KT, Dishman RK. Investigating fruit and vegetable consumption using the transtheoretical model. Am J Health Promot. 2010 May-Jun; 24(5):324-33.
93. Garber CE, Greaney ML, Riebe D, Nigg CR, Burbank PA, Clark PG. Physical and mental health-related correlates of physical function in community dwelling older adults: a cross sectional study. BMC Geriatr. 2010 Feb 03; 10:6.
94. Nigg CR, Albright C, Williams R, Nichols C, Renda G, Stevens VJ, Vogt TM. Are physical activity and nutrition indicators of the checklist of health promotion environments at worksites (CHEW) associated with employee obesity among hotel workers? J Occup Environ Med. 2010 Jan; 52 Suppl 1:S4-7.
95. Meenan RT, Vogt TM, Williams AE, Stevens VJ, Albright CL, Nigg C. Economic evaluation of a worksite obesity prevention and intervention trial among hotel workers in Hawaii. J Occup Environ Med. 2010 Jan; 52 Suppl 1:S8-13.
96. Prochaska JJ, Nigg CR, Spring B, Velicer WF, Prochaska JO. The benefits and challenges of multiple health behavior change in research and in practice. Prev Med. 2010 Jan-Feb; 50(1-2):26-9.
97. American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Exercise and physical activity for older adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Jul; 41(7):1510-30.
98. Nigg CR, Lee HR, Hubbard AE, Min-Sun K. Gateway health behaviors in college students: investigating transfer and compensation effects. J Am Coll Health. 2009 Jul-Aug; 58(1):39-44.
99. Dishman RK, Thom NJ, Rooks CR, Motl RW, Horwath C, Nigg CR. Failure of post-action stages of the transtheoretical model to predict change in regular physical activity: a multiethnic cohort study. Ann Behav Med. 2009 Jun; 37(3):280-93.
100. Albright CL, Maddock JE, Nigg CR. Increasing physical activity in postpartum multiethnic women in Hawaii: results from a pilot study. BMC Womens Health. 2009 Mar 03; 9:4.
101. Arthur AB, Kopec JA, Klinkhoff AV, Adam PM, Carr SL, Prince JM, Dumont KE, Nigg CR. Readiness to manage arthritis: a pilot study using a stages-of-change measure for arthritis rehabilitation. Rehabil Nurs. 2009 Mar-Apr; 34(2):64-73, 84.
102. Haas S, Nigg CR. Construct validation of the stages of change with strenuous, moderate, and mild physical activity and sedentary behaviour among children. J Sci Med Sport. 2009 Sep; 12(5):586-91.
103. Nigg C, Sterkenburg C, Rudoy R. Establishing an Institute for Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Research and Education. Hawaii Med J. 2008 Oct; 67(10):272-3.
104. Paxton RJ, Nigg C, Motl RW, Yamashita M, Chung R, Battista J, Chang J. Physical Activity Enjoyment Scale short form--does it fit for children? Res Q Exerc Sport. 2008 Sep; 79(3):423-7.
105. Paxton RJ, Nigg CR, Motl RW, McGee K, McCurdy D, Matthai CH, Dishman RK. Are constructs of the transtheoretical model for physical activity measured equivalently between sexes, age groups, and ethnicities? Ann Behav Med. 2008 Jun; 35(3):308-18.
106. Greaney ML, Riebe D, Ewing Garber C, Rossi JS, Lees FD, Burbank PA, Nigg CR, Ferrone CL, Clark PG. Long-term effects of a stage-based intervention for changing exercise intentions and behavior in older adults. Gerontologist. 2008 Jun; 48(3):358-67.
107. Prochaska JJ, Spring B, Nigg CR. Multiple health behavior change research: an introduction and overview. Prev Med. 2008 Mar; 46(3):181-8.
108. Hausenblas HA, Brewer BW, Van Raalte JL, Cook B, Downs DS, Weis CA, Nigg C, Cruz A. Development and evaluation of a multimedia CD-ROM for exercise during pregnancy and postpartum. Patient Educ Couns. 2008 Feb; 70(2):215-9.
109. Hellsten LA, Nigg C, Norman G, Burbank P, Braun L, Breger R, Coday M, Elliot D, Garber C, Greaney M, Lees F, Matthews C, Moe E, Resnick B, Riebe D, Rossi J, Toobert D, Wang T. Accumulation of behavioral validation evidence for physical activity stage of change. Health Psychol. 2008 Jan; 27(1S):S43-53.
110. Williams AE, Vogt TM, Stevens VJ, Albright CA, Nigg CR, Meenan RT, Finucane ML. Work, Weight, and Wellness: the 3W Program: a worksite obesity prevention and intervention trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Nov; 15 Suppl 1:16S-26S.
111. Prochaska JJ, Velicer WF, Nigg CR, Prochaska JO. Methods of quantifying change in multiple risk factor interventions. Prev Med. 2008 Mar; 46(3):260-5.
112. Cundiff DK, Lanou AJ, Nigg CR. Relation of omega-3 Fatty Acid intake to other dietary factors known to reduce coronary heart disease risk. Am J Cardiol. 2007 May 01; 99(9):1230-3.
113. Dellinger SF, Aung N, Campos JA, Choy L, Chung J, Gentry L, Li J, Lindsey J, Mayet S, Mitchell K, Pan J, Nigg CR, Braun K. Formulating Hawai'i's public health education needs: input from the health community. Hawaii Med J. 2007 Feb; 66(2):45-7.
114. Suter-Meyer E, Nigg C, Naumann UK, Käser L, Vetter W. [Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) -- variable immunodeficiency syndrome]. Praxis (Bern 1994). 2007 Jan 10; 96(1-2):3-10; quiz 11-2.
115. Märki A, Bauer GB, Angst F, Nigg CR, Gillmann G, Gehring TM. Systematic counselling by general practitioners for promoting physical activity in elderly patients: a feasibility study. Swiss Med Wkly. 2006 Jul 22; 136(29-30):482-8.
116. Nigg C, Richards K. Physical activity in youth. Hawaii Med J. 2006 May; 65(5):148-9, 153.
117. Bolognesi M, Nigg CR, Massarini M, Lippke S. Reducing obesity indicators through brief physical activity counseling (PACE) in Italian primary care settings. Ann Behav Med. 2006 Apr; 31(2):179-85.
118. Mäirki A, Bauer GF, Nigg CR, Conca-Zeller A, Gehring TM. Transtheoretical model-based exercise counselling for older adults in Switzerland: Quantitative results over a 1-year period. Soz Praventivmed. 2006; 51(5):273-80.
119. Greaney ML, Lees FD, Nigg CR, Saunders SD, Clark PG. Recruiting and retaining older adults for health promotion research: the experience of the SENIOR Project. J Nutr Elder. 2006; 25(3-4):3-22.
120. Clark PG, Rossi JS, Greaney ML, Riebe DA, Greene GW, Saunders SD, Lees FD, Nigg CR. Intervening on exercise and nutrition in older adults: the Rhode Island SENIOR Project. J Aging Health. 2005 Dec; 17(6):753-78.
121. Kolyvanos Naumann U, Nigg C, Käser L, Vetter W. [Gastric carcinoma (adenocarcinoma of the stomach). Main symptoms: abdominal pain, weight loss, iron deficiency anemia]. Praxis (Bern 1994). 2005 Nov 30; 94(48):1891-7; quiz 1898.
122. Mampilly CM, Yore MM, Maddock JE, Nigg CR, Buchner D, Heath GW. Prevalence of physical activity levels by ethnicity among adults in Hawaii, BRFSS 2001. Hawaii Med J. 2005 Oct; 64(10):270, 272-3.
123. Riebe D, Blissmer B, Greene G, Caldwell M, Ruggiero L, Stillwell KM, Nigg CR. Long-term maintenance of exercise and healthy eating behaviors in overweight adults. Prev Med. 2005 Jun; 40(6):769-78.
124. Nigg C, Hellsten L, Norman G, Braun L, Breger R, Burbank P, Coday M, Elliot D, Garber C, Greaney M, Keteyian S, Lees F, Matthews C, Moe E, Resnick B, Riebe D, Rossi J, Toobert D, Wang T, Welk G, Williams G. Physical activity staging distribution: establishing a heuristic using multiple studies. Ann Behav Med. 2005 Apr; 29 Suppl:35-45.
125. Nigg C, Maddock J, Yamauchi J, Pressler V, Wood B, Jackson S. The healthy Hawaii initiative: A social ecological approach promoting healthy communities. Am J Health Promot. 2005 Mar-Apr; 19(4):310-3.
126. Cundiff DK, Nigg CR. Diet and diabetic retinopathy: insights from the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT). MedGenMed. 2005 Jan 06; 7(1):3.
127. Nigg CR, Jordan PJ. Commentary: It's a difference of opinion that makes a horserace... Health Educ Res. 2005 Jun; 20(3):291-3.
128. Nigg CR. There is more to stages of exercise than just exercise. Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2005 Jan; 33(1):32-5.
129. Lees FD, Clarkr PG, Nigg CR, Newman P. Barriers to exercise behavior among older adults: a focus-group study. J Aging Phys Act. 2005 Jan; 13(1):23-33.
130. Riebe D, Garber CE, Rossi JS, Greaney ML, Nigg CR, Lees FD, Burbank PM, Clark PG. Physical activity, physical function, and stages of change in older adults. Am J Health Behav. 2005 Jan-Feb; 29(1):70-80.
131. Albright C, Maddock JE, Nigg CR. Physical activity before pregnancy and following childbirth in a multiethnic sample of healthy women in Hawaii. Women Health. 2005; 42(3):95-110.
132. Buckworth J, Nigg C. Physical activity, exercise, and sedentary behavior in college students. J Am Coll Health. 2004 Jul-Aug; 53(1):28-34.
133. Schumann A, Estabrooks PA, Nigg CR, Hill J. Validation of the stages of change with mild, moderate, and strenuous physical activity behavior, intentions, and self-efficacy. Int J Sports Med. 2003 Jul; 24(5):363-5.
134. Resnick B, Nigg C. Testing a theoretical model of exercise behavior for older adults. Nurs Res. 2003 Mar-Apr; 52(2):80-8.
135. Riebe D, Greene GW, Ruggiero L, Stillwell KM, Blissmer B, Nigg CR, Caldwell M. Evaluation of a healthy-lifestyle approach to weight management. Prev Med. 2003 Jan; 36(1):45-54.
136. Clark PG, Nigg CR, Greene G, Riebe D, Saunders SD. The Study of Exercise and Nutrition in Older Rhode Islanders (SENIOR): translating theory into research. Health Educ Res. 2002 Oct; 17(5):552-61.
137. Nigg CR, Allegrante JP, Ory M. Theory-comparison and multiple-behavior research: common themes advancing health behavior research. Health Educ Res. 2002 Oct; 17(5):670-9.
138. Burbank PM, Reibe D, Padula CA, Nigg C. Exercise and older adults: changing behavior with the transtheoretical model. Orthop Nurs. 2002 Jul-Aug; 21(4):51-61; quiz 61-3.
139. Schumann A, Nigg CR, Rossi JS, Jordan PJ, Norman GJ, Garber CE, Riebe D, Benisovich SV. Construct validity of the stages of change of exercise adoption for different intensities of physical activity in four samples of differing age groups. Am J Health Promot. 2002 May-Jun; 16(5):280-7.
140. Lee RE, Nigg CR, DiClemente CC, Courneya KS. Validating motivational readiness for exercise behavior with adolescents. Res Q Exerc Sport. 2001 Dec; 72(4):401-10.
141. Nigg CR, Norman GJ, Rossi JS, Benisovich SV. Examining the structure of physical self-description using an American university sample. Res Q Exerc Sport. 2001 Mar; 72(1):78-83.
142. Nigg CR. Explaining adolescent exercise behavior change: a longitudinal application of the transtheoretical model. Ann Behav Med. 2001; 23(1):11-20.
143. Marcus BH, Nigg CR, Riebe D, Forsyth LH. Interactive communication strategies: implications for population-based physical-activity promotion. Am J Prev Med. 2000 Aug; 19(2):121-6.
144. Burbank PM, Padula CA, Nigg CR. Changing health behaviors of older adults. J Gerontol Nurs. 2000 Mar; 26(3):26-33; quiz 52-3.
145. Schnyder U, Mörgeli H, Nigg C, Klaghofer R, Renner N, Trentz O, Buddeberg C. Early psychological reactions to life-threatening injuries. Crit Care Med. 2000 Jan; 28(1):86-92.
146. Nigg CR, Burbank PM, Padula C, Dufresne R, Rossi JS, Velicer WF, Laforge RG, Prochaska JO. Stages of change across ten health risk behaviors for older adults. Gerontologist. 1999 Aug; 39(4):473-82.
147. Nigg CR, Courneya KS. Transtheoretical Model: examining adolescent exercise behavior. J Adolesc Health. 1998 Mar; 22(3):214-24.
148. Courneya KS, Estabrooks PA, Nigg CR. A simple reinforcement strategy for increasing attendance at a fitness facility. Health Educ Behav. 1997 Dec; 24(6):708-15.
149. Nigg CR, Courneya KS, Estabrooks PA. Maintaining attendance at a fitness center: an application of the decision balance sheet. Behav Med. 1997; 23(3):130-7.
150. Estabrooks PA, Courneya KS, Nigg CR. Effect of a stimulus control intervention on attendance at a university fitness center. Behav Modif. 1996 Apr; 20(2):202-15.
151. Nigg C, Gutzwiller F. [Cholesterol: blood level and control by Swiss physicians]. Schweiz Med Wochenschr. 1995 Feb 25; 125(8):355-60.

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