Keck School Faculty

Genevieve Dunton

Genevieve Dunton

Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences & Psychology
Division Chief for the Division of Health Behavior Research (HBR)
SSB 302E 2001 N. Soto Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Prenatal exposures to organophosphate ester metabolite mixtures and children's neurobehavioral outcomes in the MADRES pregnancy cohort Environ Health. 2023 Sep 22; 22(1):66. . View in PubMed

Depressive symptoms and physical activity among young adult survivors of childhood cancer Psychooncology. 2023 Sep 08. . View in PubMed

Preconceptional and prenatal exposure to air pollutants and risk of gestational diabetes in the MADRES prospective pregnancy cohort study Lancet Reg Health Am. 2023 Sep; 25:100575. . View in PubMed

E-cigarette weight and appetite control beliefs and e-cigarette initiation in young adults Health Psychol. 2023 Sep; 42(9):668-673. . View in PubMed

Exploring the Effects of Perceived Stress on the Within-Person Relationships Between Daily Activity Levels and Sleep in Women: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study Int J Behav Med. 2023 Aug; 30(4):578-583. . View in PubMed

Motivational Profile as a Predictor of Physical Activity Among US Adults During the Early Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Daily Diary Study J Phys Act Health. 2023 Jul 28; 1-8. . View in PubMed

An ecological momentary assessment study of affectively-charged motivational states and physical activity Psychol Sport Exerc. 2023 Jul; 67:102423. . View in PubMed

Adherence to Recess Guidelines in the United States Using Nationally Representative Data: Implications for Future Surveillance Efforts J Sch Health. 2023 Jun 14. . View in PubMed

Affective Response During Real-world Physical Activity as an Intervention Mediator Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2023 May 17. . View in PubMed

Daily ovarian hormone exposure and loss of control eating in adolescent girls: A registered report Int J Eat Disord. 2023 06; 56(6):1246-1253. . View in PubMed

Sex-specific effects of prenatal organophosphate ester (OPE) metabolite mixtures and adverse infant birth outcomes in the maternal and developmental risks from environmental and social stressors (MADRES) pregnancy cohort Environ Res. 2023 06 01; 226:115703. . View in PubMed

A Vegetable, Oil, and Fruit Dietary Pattern in Late Pregnancy is Linked to Reduced Risks of Adverse Birth Outcomes in a Predominantly Low-Income Hispanic and Latina Pregnancy Cohort J Nutr. 2023 01 14; 152(12):2837-2846. . View in PubMed

Assessing basic and higher-level psychological needs satisfied through physical activity Front Psychol. 2023; 14:1023556. . View in PubMed

The ILHBN: challenges, opportunities, and solutions from harmonizing data under heterogeneous study designs, target populations, and measurement protocols Transl Behav Med. 2023 01 20; 13(1):7-16. . View in PubMed

Bidirectional Associations Between Physical Activity and Pain Among Older Adults: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study J Aging Phys Act. 2023 04 01; 31(2):240-248. . View in PubMed

Physical Activity and Sedentary Time Among Mothers of School-Aged Children: Differences in Accelerometer-Derived Pattern Metrics by Demographic, Employment, and Household Factors Womens Health Issues. 2022 Sep-Oct; 32(5):490-498. . View in PubMed

Associations of Maternal and Paternal Parenting Practices With Children's Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Physical Activity: Preliminary Findings From an Ecological Momentary Study JMIR Form Res. 2022 Aug 10; 6(8):e38326. . View in PubMed

Food insecurity, hunger, stress, and homelessness among young adults Health Psychol. 2022 Aug; 41(8):559-565. . View in PubMed

Investigating Microtemporal Processes Underlying Health Behavior Adoption and Maintenance: Protocol for an Intensive Longitudinal Observational Study JMIR Res Protoc. 2022 Jul 14; 11(7):e36666. . View in PubMed

Temporal stability of behavior, temporal cue-behavior associations, and physical activity habit strength among mothers with school-aged children Psychol Health. 2022 Jun 27; 1-16. . View in PubMed

Understanding daily life experiences of women who smoke: The role of smoking-related weight control expectancies Addict Behav. 2022 Jun 16; 134:107413. . View in PubMed

Time-Varying Associations Between Device-Based and Ecological Momentary Assessment-Reported Sedentary Behaviors and the Concurrent Affective States Among Adolescents: Proof-of-Concept Study JMIR Form Res. 2022 Jun 10; 6(6):e37743. . View in PubMed

Role of Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration in Perceived Stress and Depressive Symptomatology Trends During Pregnancy J Immigr Minor Health. 2022 Jun; 24(3):561-569. . View in PubMed

Appetite. 2022 May 05; 175:106075. . View in PubMed

Associations among affect, diet, and activity and binge-eating severity using ecological momentary assessment in a non-clinical sample of middle-aged fathers Eat Weight Disord. 2022 Mar; 27(2):543-551. . View in PubMed

Intensive Longitudinal Data Collection Using Microinteraction Ecological Momentary Assessment: Pilot and Preliminary Results JMIR Form Res. 2022 Feb 09; 6(2):e32772. . View in PubMed

Day-level associations of physical activity and sedentary time in mother-child dyads across three years: a multi-wave longitudinal study using accelerometers J Behav Med. 2022 10; 45(5):702-715. . View in PubMed

Children's Daily Negative Affect Patterns and Food Consumption on Weekends: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study J Nutr Educ Behav. 2022 07; 54(7):600-609. . View in PubMed

How acute affect dynamics impact longitudinal changes in physical activity among children J Behav Med. 2022 06; 45(3):451-460. . View in PubMed

Time-activity and daily mobility patterns during pregnancy and early postpartum - evidence from the MADRES cohort Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2022 06; 41:100502. . View in PubMed

Momentary intentions and perceived behavioral control are within-person predictors of sedentary leisure time: preliminary findings from an ecological momentary assessment study in adolescents J Behav Med. 2022 06; 45(3):391-403. . View in PubMed

Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of park coverage, greenness exposure and neighbourhood median household income with children's depressive and anxiety symptoms J Paediatr Child Health. 2022 04; 58(4):662-668. . View in PubMed

Household pesticide exposures and infant gross motor development in the MADRES cohort Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2022 03; 36(2):220-229. . View in PubMed

Third trimester cortisol is positively associated with gestational weight gain in pregnant women with class one obesity Int J Obes (Lond). 2022 02; 46(2):366-373. . View in PubMed

Transactional links between children daily emotions and internalizing symptoms: a six-wave ecological momentary assessment study J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2022 01; 63(1):68-77. . View in PubMed

Examining Whether Physical Activity Location Choices Were Associated With Weekly Physical Activity Maintenance Across 13 Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Emerging Adults J Phys Act Health. 2022 06 01; 19(6):446-455. . View in PubMed

Association of Breastfeeding Duration with 12-Month Postpartum Blood Lipids in a Predominately Lower-Income Hispanic Pregnancy Cohort in Los Angeles Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 03 04; 19(5). . View in PubMed

Dyadic Effects of Pokémon GO on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Mothers and Children Int J Exerc Sci. 2022; 15(5):142-151. . View in PubMed

Examining whether affectively-charged motivations predict subsequent affective response during physical activity: An ecological momentary assessment study Front Sports Act Living. 2022; 4:1029144. . View in PubMed

Perceived vulnerability to immigration policies among postpartum Hispanic/Latina women in the MADRES pregnancy cohort before and during the COVID-19 pandemic Womens Health (Lond). 2022 Jan-Dec; 18:17455057221125103. . View in PubMed

Association Between Ambient Air Pollution and Birth Weight by Maternal Individual- and Neighborhood-Level Stressors JAMA Netw Open. 2022 10 03; 5(10):e2238174. . View in PubMed

Patterns of Objectively Measured Sedentary Time and Emotional Disorder Symptoms Among Youth J Pediatr Psychol. 2022 07 19; 47(7):757-768. . View in PubMed

Daily Associations of Air Pollution and Pediatric Asthma Risk Using the Biomedical REAI-Time Health Evaluation (BREATHE) Kit Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 03 17; 19(6). . View in PubMed

Examining the day-level impact of physical activity on affect during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic: An ecological momentary assessment study Psychol Sport Exerc. 2021 Sep; 56. . View in PubMed

Momentary associations between stress and physical activity among children using ecological momentary assessment Psychol Sport Exerc. 2021 Jul; 55. . View in PubMed

Ecological momentary assessment for health behaviors and contextual factors in persons with diabetes: A systematic review Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2021 Apr; 174:108745. . View in PubMed

Interactions of approach motivation and self-regulation in relation to obesity in children Eat Weight Disord. 2021 Feb; 26(1):85-92. . View in PubMed

Early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on fertility preferences in the United States: an exploratory study Fertil Steril. 2021 10; 116(4):1128-1138. . View in PubMed

The influence of context stability on physical activity and sedentary behaviour habit and behaviour: An ecological momentary assessment study Br J Health Psychol. 2021 09; 26(3):861-881. . View in PubMed

Examining the same-day relationship between morning cortisol after awakening, perceived stress in the morning, and physical activity in youth Stress. 2021 05; 24(3):338-347. . View in PubMed

Momentary and personal characteristics predicting maternal fruit and vegetable preparation for children using ecological momentary assessment Eat Behav. 2021 04; 41:101492. . View in PubMed

Longitudinal associations of maternal stress and child stress with child body mass index trajectory Pediatr Obes. 2021 03; 16(3):e12724. . View in PubMed

Demographic predictors of urinary arsenic in a low-income predominantly Hispanic pregnancy cohort in Los Angeles J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2021 02; 31(1):94-107. . View in PubMed

Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Associations between Non-School Time Physical Activity, Sedentary Time, and Adiposity among Boys and Girls: An Isotemporal Substitution Approach Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 04 27; 18(9). . View in PubMed

Interactions among Reward Sensitivity and Fast-Food Access on Healthy Eating Index Scores in Adolescents: A Cross-Sectional Study Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 05 27; 18(11). . View in PubMed

The COMET study: Examining the effects of COVID-19-related perceived stress on Los Angeles Mothers' dysregulated eating behaviors, child feeding practices, and body mass index Appetite. 2021 08 01; 163:105209. . View in PubMed

A Mixed Effect Location-Scale Model with Mixture Distributed Scale Random Effects to Analyze (Near) Identical Entries in Ecological Momentary Assessments Multivariate Behav Res. 2021 Jan-Feb; 56(1):160. . View in PubMed

Associations Between Physical Activity Enjoyment and Age-Related Decline in Physical Activity in Children-Results From a Longitudinal Within-Person Study J Sport Exerc Psychol. 2021 06 01; 43(3):205-214. . View in PubMed

Acute Bidirectional Relations Between Affect, Physical Feeling States, and Activity-Related Behaviors Among Older Adults: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study Ann Behav Med. 2021 02 12; 55(1):41-54. . View in PubMed

An empirical example of analysis using a two-stage modeling approach: within-subject association of outdoor context and physical activity predicts future daily physical activity levels Transl Behav Med. 2021 04 26; 11(4):912-920. . View in PubMed

Social and Physical Context Moderates Older Adults' Affective Responses to Sedentary Behavior: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2021 11 15; 76(10):1983-1992. . View in PubMed

Longitudinal Associations Between Neighborhood Park and Open Space Access and Children's Accelerometer-Assessed Measured Physical Activity: The Evidence From the MATCH Study J Phys Act Health. 2021 09 01; 18(9):1058-1066. . View in PubMed

Associations of Mothers' and Children's Stress With Children's Device-Measured Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Trajectories Across 3 Years J Phys Act Health. 2021 05 01; 18(5):477-487. . View in PubMed

Using a daily diary approach to examine the early effects of COVID-19 on daily physical activity bouts and contexts among residents of Colorado and California Transl Behav Med. 2021 09 15; 11(9):1771-1781. . View in PubMed

Effect of a mobile just-in-time implementation intention intervention on momentary smoking lapses in smoking cessation attempts among Asian American young adults Transl Behav Med. 2021 02 11; 11(1):216-225. . View in PubMed

Age-varying Bi-directional Associations Between Momentary Affect and Movement Behaviors in Children: Evidence From a Multi-wave Ecological Momentary Assessment Study Ann Behav Med. 2021 08 23; 55(9):918-931. . View in PubMed

How intensive longitudinal data can stimulate advances in health behavior maintenance theories and interventions Transl Behav Med. 2021 02 11; 11(1):281-286. . View in PubMed

Early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on physical activity locations and behaviors in adults living in the United States Prev Med Rep. 2020 Dec; 20:101241. . View in PubMed

Real-Time Data Collection to Examine Relations Between Physical Activity and Affect in Adults With Mental Illness J Sport Exerc Psychol. 2020 Oct 06; 1-8. . View in PubMed

Early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on physical activity and sedentary behavior in children living in the US. BMC Public Health. 2020 Sep 04; 20(1):1351. . View in PubMed

Ambulatory Assessment for Physical Activity Research: State of the Science, Best Practices and Future Directions Psychol Sport Exerc. 2020 Sep; 50. . View in PubMed

Episodic future thinking, delay discounting, and exercise during weight loss maintenance: The PACE trial Health Psychol. 2020 Sep; 39(9):796-805. . View in PubMed

Biomedical REAl-Time Health Evaluation (BREATHE): toward an mHealth informatics platform JAMIA Open. 2020 Jul; 3(2):190-200. . View in PubMed

The curvilinear effect of mothers' parenting stress and attunement on children's internalizing symptoms: A six wave study of mother-youth dyads across the transition to adolescence Dev Psychol. 2020 Jul; 56(7):1316-1330. . View in PubMed

Doing exercise or sport together with one's child is positively associated with mothers' momentary affect in daily life, but not with higher levels of overall physical activity BMC Public Health. 2020 May 19; 20(1):715. . View in PubMed

Methods and design for the ADAPT study: Application of integrateD Approaches to understanding Physical activity during the Transition to emerging adulthood BMC Public Health. 2020 Mar 31; 20(1):426. . View in PubMed

Internalizing symptoms modulate real-world affective response to sweet food and drinks in children Behav Res Ther. 2020 12; 135:103753. . View in PubMed

Maternal parenting styles and ecological momentary assessment of maternal feeding practices and child food intake across middle childhood to early adolescence Pediatr Obes. 2020 10; 15(10):e12683. . View in PubMed

Feasibility and acceptability of intensive, real-time biobehavioral data collection using ecological momentary assessment, salivary biomarkers, and accelerometers among middle-aged African Americans Res Nurs Health. 2020 09; 43(5):453-464. . View in PubMed

Interstitial glucose and subsequent affective and physical feeling states: A pilot study combining continuous glucose monitoring and ecological momentary assessment in adolescents J Psychosom Res. 2020 08; 135:110141. . View in PubMed

MixWILD: A program for examining the effects of variance and slope of time-varying variables in intensive longitudinal data Behav Res Methods. 2020 08; 52(4):1403-1427. . View in PubMed

Longitudinal Changes in Children's Accelerometer-derived Activity Pattern Metrics Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2020 06; 52(6):1307-1313. . View in PubMed

Editor's Choice: Dual-process model of older adults' sedentary behavior: an ecological momentary assessment study Psychol Health. 2020 05; 35(5):519-537. . View in PubMed

Conceptualizing Health Behaviors as Acute Mood-Altering Agents: Implications for Cancer Control Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2020 04; 13(4):343-350. . View in PubMed

Emotional disorder symptoms, anhedonia, and negative urgency as predictors of hedonic hunger in adolescents Eat Behav. 2020 01; 36:101343. . View in PubMed

Young adults' BMI and changes in romantic relationship status during the first semester of college PLoS One. 2020; 15(3):e0230806. . View in PubMed

A positive deviance-based qualitative study of stress, coping, and feeding practices among low-income, Hispanic mothers whose children do versus do not meet guidelines for fruit and vegetable intake Health Educ Res. 2020 12 23; 35(6):584-604. . View in PubMed

Ecological momentary assessment of eating and dietary intake behaviors in children and adolescents: A systematic review of the literature Appetite. 2020 01 01; 144:104465. . View in PubMed

Extending the mixed-effects model to consider within-subject variance for Ecological Momentary Assessment data Stat Med. 2020 02 28; 39(5):577-590. . View in PubMed

Investigating the momentary association between maternal support and children's fruit and vegetable consumption using ecological momentary assessment Appetite. 2020 07 01; 150:104667. . View in PubMed

New Insights Into Causal Pathways Between the Pediatric Age-Related Physical Activity Decline and Loss of Control Eating: A Narrative Review and Proposed Conceptual Model Front Psychol. 2020; 11:578690. . View in PubMed

Prenatal Maternal Cortisol Levels and Infant Birth Weight in a Predominately Low-Income Hispanic Cohort Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 09 21; 17(18). . View in PubMed

Mother-child dyadic influences of affect on everyday movement behaviors: evidence from an ecological momentary assessment study Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2020 05 11; 17(1):56. . View in PubMed

Study Design, Protocol and Profile of the Maternal And Developmental Risks from Environmental and Social Stressors (MADRES) Pregnancy Cohort: a Prospective Cohort Study in Predominantly Low-Income Hispanic Women in Urban Los Angeles BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2019 May 30; 19(1):189. . View in PubMed

Dual Versus Single Parental Households and Differences in Maternal Mental Health and Child's Overweight/Obesity Matern Child Health J. 2019 Apr; 23(4):547-556. . View in PubMed

Do fluctuations in positive affective and physical feeling states predict physical activity and sedentary time? Psychol Sport Exerc. 2019 Mar; 41:153-161.. View in PubMed

Momentary affect, stress coping, and food intake in mother-child dyads Health Psychol. 2019 Mar; 38(3):238-247. . View in PubMed

Within-subject effects of environmental and social stressors on pre- and post-partum obesity-related biobehavioral responses in low-income Hispanic women: protocol of an intensive longitudinal study BMC Public Health. 2019 Feb 28; 19(1):253. . View in PubMed

Investigating Health Risk Environments in Housing Programs for Young Adults: Protocol for a Geographically Explicit Ecological Momentary Assessment Study JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Jan 10; 8(1):e12112. . View in PubMed

Methodologies for assessing contextual exposure to the built environment in physical activity studies: A systematic review Health Place. 2019 11; 60:102226. . View in PubMed

Strategies to Improve Physical Activity Surveillance among Youth in the United States J Pediatr. 2019 07; 210:226-231. . View in PubMed

Los Angeles Housing Models and Neighborhoods' Role in Supportive Housing Residents' Social Integration Hous Stud. 2019; 34(4):609-635. . View in PubMed

The Association of Maternal Perceived Stress With Changes in Their Children's Healthy Eating Index (HEI-2010) Scores Over Time Ann Behav Med. 2019 08 29; 53(10):877-885. . View in PubMed

Within-Subject Associations of Maternal Physical Activity Parenting Practices on Children's Objectively Measured Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity J Pediatr Psychol. 2019 04 01; 44(3):300-310. . View in PubMed

Methodology Used in Ecological Momentary Assessment Studies About Sedentary Behavior in Children, Adolescents, and Adults: Systematic Review Using the Checklist for Reporting Ecological Momentary Assessment Studies J Med Internet Res. 2019 05 15; 21(5):e11967. . View in PubMed

Within-Subject Effects of Stress on Weight-Related Parenting Practices in Mothers: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study Ann Behav Med. 2019 03 28; 53(5):415-425. . View in PubMed

Mobile Ecological Momentary Diet Assessment Methods for Behavioral Research: Systematic Review JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2018 Nov 20; 6(11):e11170. . View in PubMed

Relationships among affective states, physical activity, and sedentary behavior in children: Moderation by perceived stress Health Psychol. 2018 Oct; 37(10):904-914. . View in PubMed

Affective response during physical activity: Within-subject differences across phases of behavior change Health Psychol. 2018 Oct; 37(10):915-923. . View in PubMed

Mean level of positive affect moderates associations between volatility in positive affect, mental health, and alcohol consumption among mothers J Abnorm Psychol. 2018 Oct; 127(7):639-649. . View in PubMed

Sustaining Health-Protective Behaviors Such as Physical Activity and Healthy Eating JAMA. 2018 Aug 21; 320(7):639-640. . View in PubMed

Association Between Self-Reported and Objective Activity Levels by Demographic Factors: Ecological Momentary Assessment Study in Children JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2018 Jun 28; 6(6):e150. . View in PubMed

"Wellness Champions for Change," a multi-level intervention to improve school-level implementation of local wellness policies: Study protocol for a cluster randomized trial Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 12; 75:29-39. . View in PubMed

Longitudinal Associations Between Anhedonia and Body Mass Index Trajectory Groups Among Adolescents J Adolesc Health. 2018 07; 63(1):81-87. . View in PubMed

An Electronic Ecological Momentary Assessment Study to Examine the Consumption of High-Fat/High-Sugar Foods, Fruits/Vegetables, and Affective States Among Women J Nutr Educ Behav. 2018 06; 50(6):626-631. . View in PubMed

Concordance and predictors of concordance of children's dietary intake as reported via ecological momentary assessment and 24 h recall Public Health Nutr. 2018 04; 21(6):1019-1027. . View in PubMed

Parenting styles, food-related parenting practices, and children's healthy eating: A mediation analysis to examine relationships between parenting and child diet Appetite. 2018 09 01; 128:205-213. . View in PubMed

A US/Mexico Study of Joint Associations of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior on Anthropometric Indicators, Migration Status, Country of Birth and Country of Residence Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 06 17; 15(6). . View in PubMed

Actions to Improve Physical Activity Surveillance in the United States NAM Perspect. 2018; 2018. . View in PubMed

Just-in-Time Feedback in Diet and Physical Activity Interventions: Systematic Review and Practical Design Framework J Med Internet Res. 2018 03 22; 20(3):e106. . View in PubMed

Ecological Momentary Assessment Is a Feasible and Valid Methodological Tool to Measure Older Adults' Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Front Psychol. 2018; 9:1485. . View in PubMed

Friendship as a social mechanism influencing body mass index (BMI) among emerging adults PLoS One. 2018; 13(12):e0208894. . View in PubMed

Response patterns and intra-dyadic factors related to compliance with ecological momentary assessment among mothers and children Transl Behav Med. 2018 03 01; 8(2):233-242. . View in PubMed

The Association among Emotions and Food Choices in First-Year College Students Using mobile-Ecological Momentary Assessments BMC Public Health. 2018 05 02; 18(1):573. . View in PubMed

Objectively-Measured Physical Activity and Sedentary Time are Differentially Related to Dietary Fat and Carbohydrate Intake in Children Front Public Health. 2018; 6:198. . View in PubMed

Direct and indirect effects of parent stress on child obesity risk and added sugar intake in a sample of Southern California adolescents Public Health Nutr. 2017 Dec; 20(18):3285-3294. . View in PubMed

Am J Health Promot. 2017 Sep; 31(5):388-390. . View in PubMed

Differences in Mothers' and Children's Dietary Intake during Physical and Sedentary Activities: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017 Aug; 117(8):1265-1271. . View in PubMed

Associations Between Maternal Mental Health and Well-being and Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Children J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2017 Jul/Aug; 38(6):385-394. . View in PubMed


Examining acute bi-directional relationships between affect, physical feeling states, and physical activity in free-living situations using electronic ecological momentary assessment J Behav Med. 2017 Jun; 40(3):445-457. . View in PubMed

Understanding Environmental and Contextual Influences of Physical Activity During First-Year University: The Feasibility of Using Ecological Momentary Assessment in the MovingU Study JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2017 May 31; 3(2):e32. . View in PubMed

Assessing the Exposome with External Measures: Commentary on the State of the Science and Research Recommendations Annu Rev Public Health. 2017 Mar 20; 38:215-239. . View in PubMed

Momentary assessment of physical activity intention-behavior coupling in adults Transl Behav Med. 2017 12; 7(4):709-718. . View in PubMed

Associations of Affective Responses During Free-Living Physical Activity and Future Physical Activity Levels: an Ecological Momentary Assessment Study Int J Behav Med. 2017 08; 24(4):513-519. . View in PubMed

Daily Associations of Stress and Eating in Mother-Child Dyads Health Educ Behav. 2017 06; 44(3):365-369. . View in PubMed

Associations of maternal stress with children's weight-related behaviours: a systematic literature review Obes Rev. 2017 05; 18(5):514-525. . View in PubMed

Ecological Momentary Assessment in Physical Activity Research Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2017 01; 45(1):48-54. . View in PubMed

RE-AIM Analysis of a School-Based Nutrition Education Intervention in Kindergarteners J Sch Health. 2017 01; 87(1):36-46. . View in PubMed

Within-Day Time-Varying Associations Between Behavioral Cognitions and Physical Activity in Adults J Sport Exerc Psychol. 2016 Aug; 38(4):423-434. . View in PubMed

Social contexts of momentary craving to smoke among Korean American emerging adults Addict Behav. 2016 May; 56:23-9. . View in PubMed

Factors influencing food preparation behaviours: findings from focus groups with Mexican-American mothers in southern California Public Health Nutr. 2016 Apr; 19(5):841-50. . View in PubMed

Physical Activity and Variation in Momentary Behavioral Cognitions: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study J Phys Act Health. 2016 Mar; 13(3):344-51. . View in PubMed

A Systematic Review of Methods and Procedures Used in Ecological Momentary Assessments of Diet and Physical Activity Research in Youth: An Adapted STROBE Checklist for Reporting EMA Studies (CREMAS) J Med Internet Res. 2016 06 21; 18(6):e151. . View in PubMed

A Mobile Ecological Momentary Assessment Tool (devilSPARC) for Nutrition and Physical Activity Behaviors in College Students: A Validation Study J Med Internet Res. 2016 07 27; 18(7):e209. . View in PubMed

Momentary Assessment of Psychosocial Stressors, Context, and Asthma Symptoms in Hispanic Adolescents Behav Modif. 2016 Jan; 40(1-2):257-80. . View in PubMed

Feasibility and Performance Test of a Real-Time Sensor-Informed Context-Sensitive Ecological Momentary Assessment to Capture Physical Activity J Med Internet Res. 2016 06 01; 18(6):e106. . View in PubMed

Longitudinal social networks impacts on weight and weight-related behaviors assessed using mobile-based ecological momentary assessments: Study Protocols for the SPARC study BMC Public Health. 2016 08 30; 16:901. . View in PubMed

Momentary assessment of contextual influences on affective response during physical activity Health Psychol. 2015 Dec; 34(12):1145-53. . View in PubMed

RE-AIM analysis of a randomized school-based nutrition intervention among fourth-grade classrooms in California Transl Behav Med. 2015 Sep; 5(3):315-26. . View in PubMed

Toward a Better Understanding of the Link Between Parent and Child Physical Activity Levels: The Moderating Role of Parental Encouragement J Phys Act Health. 2015 Sep; 12(9):1238-44. . View in PubMed

Association of usual self-reported dietary intake with ecological momentary measures of affective and physical feeling states in children Appetite. 2015 Sep; 92:314-21. . View in PubMed

Investigating within-day and longitudinal effects of maternal stress on children's physical activity, dietary intake, and body composition: Protocol for the MATCH study Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 Jul; 43:142-54. . View in PubMed

The time-varying association between perceived stress and hunger within and between days Appetite. 2015 Jun; 89:145-51. . View in PubMed

The Use of Refundable Tax Credits to Increase Low-Income Children's After-School Physical Activity Level J Phys Act Health. 2015 Jun; 12(6):840-53. . View in PubMed

Obes Rev. 2015 May; 16(5):351-61. . View in PubMed

Four Dietary Items of the School Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN) Questionnaire Form a Robust Latent Variable Measuring Healthy Eating Patterns J Nutr Educ Behav. 2015 May-Jun; 47(3):253-8. . View in PubMed

Design of a smartphone application to monitor stress, asthma symptoms, and asthma inhaler useAnn Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015 Apr; 114(4):341-342. e2. . View in PubMed

Using ecological momentary assessment to understand where and with whom adults' physical and sedentary activity occur Int J Behav Med. 2015 Feb; 22(1):51-61. . View in PubMed

Nutrition self-efficacy is unidirectionally related to outcome expectations in children Appetite. 2015 Jan; 84:166-70. . View in PubMed

The Acute Relationships Between Affect, Physical Feeling States, and Physical Activity in Daily Life: A Review of Current Evidence Front Psychol. 2015; 6:1975. . View in PubMed

Cross-sectional examination of physical and social contexts of episodes of eating and drinking in a national sample of US adults Public Health Nutr. 2014 Dec; 17(12):2721-9. . View in PubMed

Clustering of modifiable biobehavioral risk factors for chronic disease in US adults: a latent class analysis Perspect Public Health. 2014 Nov; 134(6):331-8. . View in PubMed

Momentary negative moods and being with friends precede cigarette use among Korean American emerging adults Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Sep; 16(9):1248-54. . View in PubMed

Factors predicting the capacity of Los Angeles city-region recreation programs to promote energy expenditure Health Place. 2014 Jul; 28:67-72. . View in PubMed

Traffic-related air pollution and obesity formation in children: a longitudinal, multilevel analysis Environ Health. 2014 Jun 09; 13:49. . View in PubMed

Which type of sedentary behaviour intervention is more effective at reducing body mass index in children? A meta-analytic review. Obes Rev. 2014 Mar; 15(3):159-68.. View in PubMed

Understanding the physical and social contexts of children's nonschool sedentary behavior: an ecological momentary assessment study J Phys Act Health. 2014 Mar; 11(3):588-95. . View in PubMed

Momentary assessment of affect, physical feeling states, and physical activity in children Health Psychol. 2014 Mar; 33(3):255-63. . View in PubMed

State-wide dissemination of a school-based nutrition education programme: a RE-AIM (Reach, Efficacy, Adoption, Implementation, Maintenance) analysis Public Health Nutr. 2014 Feb; 17(2):422-30. . View in PubMed

Neighborhood park use by children: use of accelerometry and global positioning systems Am J Prev Med. 2014 Feb; 46(2):136-42. . View in PubMed

Development of a smartphone application to measure physical activity using sensor-assisted self-report Front Public Health. 2014; 2:12. . View in PubMed

mHealth approaches to child obesity prevention: successes, unique challenges, and next directions Transl Behav Med. 2013 Dec; 3(4):406-15. . View in PubMed

Smart growth community design and physical activity in children Am J Prev Med. 2013 Oct; 45(4):386-92. . View in PubMed

Factors influencing whether children walk to school Health Place. 2013 Jul; 22:153-61. . View in PubMed

Locations of joint physical activity in parent-child pairs based on accelerometer and GPS monitoring Ann Behav Med. 2013 Feb; 45 Suppl 1:S162-72. . View in PubMed

Differences in the intensity and duration of adolescents' sports and exercise across physical and social environments Res Q Exerc Sport. 2012 Sep; 83(3):376-82. . View in PubMed

Children's perceptions of physical activity environments captured through ecological momentary assessment: a validation study Prev Med. 2012 Aug; 55(2):119-21. . View in PubMed

Organized physical activity in young school children and subsequent 4-year change in body mass index Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Aug; 166(8):713-8. . View in PubMed

Joint physical activity and sedentary behavior in parent-child pairs Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012 Aug; 44(8):1473-80. . View in PubMed

Does community type moderate the relationship between parent perceptions of the neighborhood and physical activity in children? Am J Health Promot. 2012 Jul-Aug; 26(6):371-80.. View in PubMed

Assessing the social and physical contexts of children's leisure-time physical activity: an ecological momentary assessment study Am J Health Promot. 2012 Jan-Feb; 26(3):135-42. . View in PubMed

Investigating the impact of a smart growth community on the contexts of children's physical activity using Ecological Momentary Assessment Health Place. 2012 Jan; 18(1):76-84. . View in PubMed

A study of community design, greenness, and physical activity in children using satellite, GPS and accelerometer data Health Place. 2012 Jan; 18(1):46-54. . View in PubMed

Are daily fluctuations in perceived environment associated with walking? Psychol Health. 2012; 27(9):1009-20.. View in PubMed

Momentary assessment of adults' physical activity and sedentary behavior: feasibility and validity Front Psychol. 2012; 3:260. . View in PubMed

Investigating children's physical activity and sedentary behavior using ecological momentary assessment with mobile phones Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Jun; 19(6):1205-12. . View in PubMed

A systematic review of built environment factors related to physical activity and obesity risk: implications for smart growth urban planning Obes Rev. 2011 May; 12(5):e173-82. . View in PubMed

Identifying combinations of risk and protective factors predicting physical activity change in high school students Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2011 Feb; 23(1):106-21. . View in PubMed

Physical and social contextual influences on children's leisure-time physical activity: an ecological momentary assessment study J Phys Act Health. 2011 Jan; 8 Suppl 1:S103-8. . View in PubMed

Tobacco use moderates the association between major depression and obesity Health Psychol. 2010 Sep; 29(5):521-8. . View in PubMed

Adolescents' sports and exercise environments in a US. time use survey. Am J Prev Med. 2010 Aug; 39(2):122-9. . View in PubMed

The intersection of public policy and health behavior theory in the physical activity arena J Phys Act Health. 2010 Mar; 7 Suppl 1:S91-8. . View in PubMed

Joint associations of physical activity and sedentary behaviors with body mass index: results from a time use survey of US adults Int J Obes (Lond). 2009 Dec; 33(12):1427-36. . View in PubMed

Using ecological momentary assessment to examine antecedents and correlates of physical activity bouts in adults age 50+ years: a pilot study Ann Behav Med. 2009 Dec; 38(3):249-55. . View in PubMed

Environmental influences on exercise intensity and duration in a US. time use study. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Sep; 41(9):1698-705. . View in PubMed

Reasons for urban trail use predict levels of trail-related physical activity J Phys Act Health. 2009 Jul; 6(4):426-34. . View in PubMed

Physical environmental correlates of childhood obesity: a systematic review Obes Rev. 2009 Jul; 10(4):393-402. . View in PubMed

Using the RE-AIM framework to evaluate the statewide dissemination of a school-based physical activity and nutrition curriculum: "Exercise Your Options" Am J Health Promot. 2009 Mar-Apr; 23(4):229-32. . View in PubMed

Factorial validity and gender invariance of the physical activity enjoyment scale (PACES) in older adolescents Res Q Exerc Sport. 2009 Mar; 80(1):117-21. . View in PubMed

The need for time-intensive information in healthful eating and physical activity research: a timely topic J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Jan; 109(1):30-5. . View in PubMed

A tailored Internet-plus-email intervention for increasing physical activity among ethnically-diverse women Prev Med. 2008 Dec; 47(6):605-11. . View in PubMed

Social and physical environments of sports and exercise reported among adults in the American Time Use Survey Prev Med. 2008 Nov; 47(5):519-24. . View in PubMed

Anticipated affective consequences of physical activity adoption and maintenance Health Psychol. 2008 Nov; 27(6):703-10. . View in PubMed

The role of temporal orientation in reactive and proactive illness management Psychol Health. 2008; 23(2):175-93. . View in PubMed

Physical Activity and Physical Self-Concept among Sedentary Adolescent Females; An Intervention Study Psychol Sport Exerc. 2008 Jan; 9(1):1-14. . View in PubMed

Mapping the social and physical contexts of physical activity across adolescence using ecological momentary assessment Ann Behav Med. 2007 Oct; 34(2):144-53. . View in PubMed

Media use and obesity in adolescent females Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Sep; 15(9):2328-35. . View in PubMed

Factors predicting behavioral response to a physical activity intervention among adolescent females Am J Health Behav. 2007 Jul-Aug; 31(4):411-22. . View in PubMed

Physical activity, growth, and inflammatory mediators in BMI-matched female adolescents Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 Jul; 39(7):1131-8. . View in PubMed

Impact of a school-based physical activity intervention on fitness and bone in adolescent females J Phys Act Health. 2007 Jan; 4(1):17-29. . View in PubMed

Perceived barriers to walking for physical activity Prev Chronic Dis. 2006 Oct; 3(4):A116. . View in PubMed

Using ecologic momentary assessment to measure physical activity during adolescence Am J Prev Med. 2005 Nov; 29(4):281-7. . View in PubMed

Physical self-concept in adolescent girls: behavioral and physiological correlates Res Q Exerc Sport. 2003 Sep; 74(3):360-5. . View in PubMed

Assessing the perceived environment among minimally active adolescent girls: validity and relations to physical activity outcomes Am J Health Promot. 2003 Sep-Oct; 18(1):70-3. . View in PubMed

Genevieve Dunton, Ph.D, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Research in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Southern California. She earned a doctorate in Health Psychology from the University of California, Irvine and a Master of Public Health from the University of Southern California.

Dr. Dunton received post-doctoral training in physical activity, nutrition, and cancer prevention from the Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program at the National Cancer Institution, where she worked in the Health Promotion Research Branch.

The objectives of her research are to explain and promote participation in physical activity and healthy dietary behaviors in children, adults, and families. This work is guided by a social-ecological perspective of behavior change, which takes into account the interplay between environmental, social, and individual variables. Her research considers how policy, community, neighborhood, and school contexts can influence physical activity either independently or through their impact on more proximal social and psychological factors.

Dr. Dunton uses real-time data capture strategies such as Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) and Ecological Momentary Intervention (EMI) to investigate and influence activity and healthy eating. Mobile phones or PDA devices provide feedback or elicit responses through electronic texts accompanied by auditory signals that are programmed to occur at predetermined intervals throughout the day. She is currently the Principal Investigator on a study funded by the Active Living Research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to examine the effects of the built environment on children's physical activity contexts using EMA.

She is also a co-investigator on a 5-year study funded by the National Cancer Institute to determine the effects of a smart growth community on family obesity risk.
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