Devin S. Nelson
University of Michigan
Ethnic groupRacismBody mass indexCultural identityAcculturation
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#1Devin S. Nelson (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 1
#2Taylor Nezich (UM: University of Michigan)
Last. Natalie Colabianchi (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 25
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Abstract Park quality and features can contribute to more engaging places for play and recreation. However, assessing park characteristics remains a challenge. This study measured the reliability of GigaPan® as a method for assessing park characteristics as well as the validity of GigaPan® compared to Google Street View (GSV) and direct observation (DO). A total of 65 target areas (16 parks total) in Pittsburgh, PA were assessed using GigaPan®, GSV, and DO from July 2015–January 2016. For reliab...
#1Devin S. Nelson (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 1
#2Julia M. Gerras (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 1
Last. Rebecca E. Hasson (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 11
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Abstract Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between environmental factors, including household education, community violence exposure, racial discrimination, and cultural identity, and BMI in African American adolescents. Methods: A community-based sample of 198 African American youth (120 girls, 78 boys; ages 11–19 years) from Washtenaw County, Michigan, were included in this analysis. Violence exposure was assessed by using the Survey of Children's Exposure t...
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