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  • Bess Marcus, Phd

    Bess Marcus, PhD
    Professor
    Director of the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine

    1 Hoppin Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    Phone: 401-793-8003
    Fax: 401-793-8056
    bmarcus@lifespan.org

  • Selected publications

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     Marcus, B. H., Bock, B. C., Pinto, B. M., Forsyth, L. H., Roberts, M. B., & Traficante, R. M. (1998). Efficacy of an individualized, motivationally-tailored physical activity intervention. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 20(3), 174-180.

    Marcus, B. H., Albrecht, A. E., King, T. K., Parisi, A. F., Pinto, B. M., Roberts, M., Niaura, R. S., & Abrams, D. B. (1999). The efficacy of exercise as an aid for smoking cessation in women: A randomized controlled trial. Archives of Internal Medicine, 159, 1229-1234.

    Marcus,B. H., Nigg, C. R., Riebe, D., & Forsyth, L. H. (2000). Interactive communication strategies: Implications for population-based physical activity promotion. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 19(2), 121-126.

    Marcus, B. H., Lewis, B. A., King, T. K., Albrecht, A. E., Hogan, J., Bock, B., Parisi, A. F., & Abrams, D. B. (2003). Rationale, design, and baseline data for Commit to Quit II: An evaluation of the efficacy of moderate-intensity physical activity as an aid to smoking cessation in women. Preventive Medicine, 36, 479-492.

    Marcus, B. H., Lewis, B. A., Hogan, J., King, T. K., Albrecht, A. E., Bock, B., Parisi, A. F., Niaura, R., & Abrams, D. B. (2005). The efficacy of moderate-intensity exercise as an aid for smoking cessation in women: A randomized controlled trial. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 7(6), 871-80.

    Marcus, B. H., Williams, D. M., Dubbert, P. M., Sallis, J. R., King, A. C., Yancey, A. K., Franklin, B. A., Buchner, D., Daniels, S. & Claytor, R. (2006). Physical activity intervention studies: What we know and what we need to know. Circulation,114(24), 2739-2752.

    Marcus, B. H., Napolitano, M. A., Lewis, B. A., King, A. C., Whiteley, J. A., Albrecht, A. E., Parisi, A. F., Pinto, B. M., Bock, B. C., Sciamanna, C. A., Jakicic, J. M., & Papandonatos, G. D. (2007). Examination of print and telephone channels for physical activity promotion: Rationale, design, and baseline data from project STRIDE. Contemporary Clinical Trials,28(1), 90-104.

    Marcus, B. H., Lewis, B. A., Williams, D. M., Dunsiger, S. I., Jakicic, J. M., Whiteley J.A., Albrecht A. E., Napolitano M.A., Bock, B. C., Tate, D. F., Sciamanna C.A., & Parisi, A. F. (2007). A comparison of Internet and print-based physical activity interventions. Archives of Internal Medicine, 167(9), 944-949.

    Marcus, B. H., Napolitano, M. A., King, A. C., Lewis, B. A., Whiteley, J. A., Albrecht, A. E., Parisi, A. F., Bock, B. C., Pinto, B. M., Sciamanna, C., Jakicic, J. M., & Papandonatos, G. D. (2007). Telephone versus print delivery of an individualized motivationally-tailored physical activity intervention: Project STRIDE. Health Psychology, 26(4), 401-409.

    Marcus, B. H., Lewis, B.A., Williams, D.M., Whiteley, J. A., Albrecht, A. E., Jakicic, J. M., Parisi, A. F., Hogan, J. W., Napolitano, M. A., & Bock, B. C. (2007). Step into Motion: A randomized trial examining the relative efficacy of Internet vs. print-based physical activity interventions. Contemporary Clinical Trials,28:737-747.

    Marcus, B.H., Ciccolo, J.T., & Sciamanna, C.N. (2009). Using electronic/computer-
    based interventions to promote physical activity. British Journal of Sports Medicine43:102-105.