|Leslie Lytle, PhD|
|Professor and Chair
|1988||Univerisity of Michigan, Ann Arbor||PhD, Health Behavior and Health Education|
|1979||Purdue University||MS, Education|
|1976||Pennsylvania State University, University Park||BS, Biological Health, Medical Dietetics|
|HBEH 811||Development and Evaluation of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Interventions||Syllabus|
Dr. Leslie Lytle's research focus is health promotion of youth and young adults, particularly preventing obesity and promoting healthful diet and physical activity through school, family, and environmental approaches. She has been a principal investigator on several large National Institutes of Health (NIH) studies, including CATCH (NHLBI), TEENS (NCI), TAAG (NHLBI), IDEA (NCI), ECHO (NHLBI) and CHOICES (NHLBI) and has served on many expert panels for NIH and CDC. She has taught courses in theories of health behavior change, community nutrition interventions, and behavioral and social aspects of health.
|Lytle LA, Murray DM, Laska MN, Pasch K, Anderson SE, Farbakhsh K (2012)|
Examining the longitudinal relationship between change in sleep and obesity risk in adolescents.
Health Education and Behavior, p.- epub ahead of print.
|Lytle LA, Hearst MO, Fulkerson JA, Martinson BC, Klein EG, Murray DM, Pasch KE, Samuelson AC (2011)|
Examining the relationships between family meal practices, family stressors and the weight of youth in the family.
Annals of Behavioral Medicine: vol.41, p.353-362.
|Lytle LA, Pasch KE, Farbakhsh K (2011)|
The relationship between sleep and weight in a sample of adolescents.
Obesity: vol.19, p.324-331.
|Lytle LA (2009)|
Examining the etiology of childhood obesity: The IDEA Study.
American Journal of Community Psychology: vol.44, p.338-349.
|Lytle LA (2009)|
Measuring the food environment: State of the science and issues.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine: vol.36, p.S134-S144.