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Britni Ryan Belcher, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine
Preventive Medicine
SSB 2001 N Soto St Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 8225


Air pollution, weight loss and metabolic benefits of bariatric surgery: a potential model for study of metabolic effects of environmental exposures. Pediatr Obes. 2017 Apr 21. View in: PubMed

Associations of maternal stress with children's weight-related behaviours: a systematic literature review. Obes Rev. 2017 Mar 09. View in: PubMed

Daily Associations of Stress and Eating in Mother-Child Dyads. Health Educ Behav. 2016 Aug 16. View in: PubMed

Effects of Interrupting Children's Sedentary Behaviors With Activity on Metabolic Function: A Randomized Trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Oct; 100(10):3735-43. View in: PubMed

Effects of high-sugar and high-fiber meals on physical activity behaviors in Latino and African American adolescents. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Sep; 23(9):1886-94. View in: PubMed

Self-Reported Versus Accelerometer-Measured Physical Activity and Biomarkers Among NHANES Youth. J Phys Act Health. 2015 May; 12(5):708-16. View in: PubMed

Double Jeopardy: Metabolic Syndrome Leads to Increased Sedentary Behavior in Peri-Pubertal Minority Females. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2014 Apr 10. View in: PubMed

Future directions for postdoctoral training in cancer prevention: insights from a panel of experts. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Apr; 23(4):679-83. View in: PubMed

Temporal relationship between insulin sensitivity and the pubertal decline in physical activity in peripubertal Hispanic and African American females. Diabetes Care. 2013 Nov; 36(11):3739-45. View in: PubMed

Eating breakfast more frequently is cross-sectionally associated with greater physical activity and lower levels of adiposity in overweight Latina and African American girls. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Aug; 98(2):275-81. View in: PubMed

Leptin predicts a decline in moderate to vigorous physical activity in minority female children at risk for obesity. Pediatr Obes. 2013 Feb; 8(1):70-7. View in: PubMed

CRP Is Related to Higher Leptin Levels in Minority Peripubertal Females Regardless of Adiposity Levels. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Mar; 20(3):512-6. View in: PubMed

Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and the metabolic syndrome in minority youth. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Dec; 43(12):2307-13. View in: PubMed

The influence of worries on emotional eating, weight concerns, and body mass index in Latina female youth. J Adolesc Health. 2011 May; 48(5):487-92. View in: PubMed

Influences of social support, perceived barriers, and negative meanings of physical activity on physical activity in middle school students. J Phys Act Health. 2011 Feb; 8(2):210-9. View in: PubMed

Physical inactivity, but not sedentary behavior or energy intake, is associated with higher fat mass in Latina and African American girls. Ethn Dis. 2011; 21(4):458-61. View in: PubMed

Recruitment and retention of African American and Latino preadolescent females into a longitudinal biobehavioral study. Ethn Dis. 2011; 21(1):91-8. View in: PubMed

Physical activity in US youth: effect of race/ethnicity, age, gender, and weight status. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2010 Dec; 42(12):2211-21. View in: PubMed

Increased physical activity and reduced adiposity in overweight Hispanic adolescents. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2010 Mar; 42(3):478-84. View in: PubMed

Objectively measured physical activity is negatively associated with plasma adiponectin levels in minority female youth. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2010; 2010. View in: PubMed

A high-sugar/low-fiber meal compared with a low-sugar/high-fiber meal leads to higher leptin and physical activity levels in overweight Latina females. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Jun; 109(6):1058-63. View in: PubMed

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