Understanding the theoretical basis of health behavior and evaluating their use has been a mainstay of Dr. Glanz's work. Please refer to the publications and resources below to learn more about this work.

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Ko LK, Jang SH Friedman D, Glanz K, Leeman J, Hannon PA, Shannon J, Cole A, Williams R, Vu T.  An application of the Science Impact Framework to the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network from 2014 to 2018.  Preventive Medicine, 2019; 129: 105821.

Glanz K, Bishop D. The role of behavioral science theory in development and implementation of public health interventions. Annu Rev Public Health, 31: 399-418, 2010.

Glanz K, Owen N, Wold JA. Perspectives on behavioral sciences research for disease prevention and control in populations. Journal of the National Institute of Public Health (Japan), 58(1): 40-50, 2009.

Painter JE, Borba CP, Hynes M, Mays D, Glanz K. The use of theory in health behavior research from 2000 to 2005: A systematic review. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 35: 358-362, 2008.

Owen N, Glanz K, Sallis JF, Kelder SH. Evidence-based approaches to dissemination and diffusion of physical activity interventions. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 31 (4S): S35-S44, 2006.

Oldenburg B, Glanz K, Ffrench M. The application of staging models to the understanding of health behavior change and the promotion of health. Psychology and Health, 14:503-516, 1999.

Glanz K, Rudd J. Views of theory, research, and practice: A survey of nutrition education and consumer behavior professionals. Journal of Nutrition Education, 25:269-273, 1993.

Glanz K, Eriksen MP. Individual and community models for dietary change. Journal of Nutrition Education, 25:80-86, 1993.

McLeroy K, Bibeau D, Steckler A, Glanz K. An ecological perspective on health promotion programs. Health Education Quarterly, 15, 4: 351-377, 1988.



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