Robert W. Strack

**EDUCATION: 1992-1997 Ph.D. Health Promotion and Education, School of Public Health (University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina)--1989-1991 M.B.A. Masters of Business Administration Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana--1982-1985 B.A. Marketing Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

There are 19 included publications by Robert W. Strack :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Active Living in the Trucking Sector: Environmental Barriers and Health Promotion Strategies. 2012 905 Background: As one of the most underserved segments of the U.S. labor force, truck drivers have been associated with a series of morbid conditions intimately linked to their occupational milieux, their mostly unhealthful nutritional intake and sede...
The Association between Coach and Teammate Injunctive Norm Reference Groups and College Student-Athlete Substance Use 2014 55 This study assessed perceptions about teammate and coach approval of alcohol and other drug use (i.e., injunctive norms) among a sample of 3,155 college student-athletes in their first year of athletic eligibility. Student-athletes perceived that the...
Barriers to truck drivers’ healthy eating: Environmental influences and health promotion strategies. 2011 3154 This article presents an assessment of 25 trucking work settings designed to examine whether the environmental attributes of these settings influence eating patterns of truckers who are at risk for excess weight gain. Findings corroborate evidence th...
Cigarette Smoking and Facial Wrinkles: A Review of the Literature 2012 2078 Research studies indicate that smoking cigarettes is related to a premature development of facial wrinkles. Given that facial wrinkles may act as motivation for people to quit smoking, it is crucial that smoking cessation professionals be able to acc...
Developing a Web-Based Tool Using Information and Communication Technologies to Expand the Reach and Impact of Photovoice 2015 45 Information and communication technologies are opening up vast new arenas for conducting the work of health promotion. Technology-based health promotions expand reach, standardize information and its delivery, provide opportunities for tailoring, cre...
Engaging Youth through Photovoice 2004 1690 The photovoice process aims to use photographic images taken by persons with little money, power, or status to enhance community needs assessments, empower participants, and induce change by informing policy makers of community assets and deficits. T...
Framing Photovoice Using a Social---Ecological Logic Model as a Guide. 2010 1234 Photovoice is a community-based participatory action research method designed to uncover the root causes of community problems and to collectively address them. Individual change and empowerment are desired outcomes of the photovoice process, but mor...
Going the distance: Delivery of high school drug prevention via distance education. 2010 496 The purpose of this project was to develop a technology that can be used in schools where there are insufficient resources to implement a quality drug prevention program. The specific technology—distance education via teleconferencing—allows a highly...
Health Literacy from the Perspective of African Immigrant Youth and Elderly: A PhotoVoice Project 2014 1476 Background. This project examines the views of African immigrants on health, access to health resources in the U.S., and perceived barriers to a healthy wellbeing faced by the elderly immigrants in the community. Methods. PhotoVoice methodology was u...
Identifying and Improving Green Spaces on a College Campus: A Photovoice Study 2014 2787 Research suggests that a large percent of college students experience stress due to the demands of college life. Campus health professionals use a wide range of interventions to reduce student stress; however, the ability of green spaces on campuses ...
Identifying Culturally Appropriate Strategies for Educating a Mexican Immigrant Community about Lead Poisoning Prevention 2006 892 Lead paint is one source of exposure for lead poisoning; however, recent Latino and other immigrant populations are also at risk of exposure through ceramic cooking pots with lead glaze, some imported candies, and certain stomach ailment home remedie...
Protest of Tobacco-free Policies on College Campuses: a Historical Analysis 2014 949 Purpose: Although the threat of protest may be a barrier toward implementing a tobacco policy on college campuses in the USA, the prevalence and severity of such opposition has yet to be investigated. The purpose of this paper was to determine how of...
Quantifying littered cigarette butts to measure effectiveness of smoking bans to building perimeters. 2012 594 Objective: The authors estimated the number of violations of a university policy that prohibited smoking within 25 ft of all campus buildings. Participants: The project was conducted by 13 student researchers from the university and a member of the l...
Race–gender Differences in Risk and Protective Factors among Youth in Residential Group Homes 2007 410 Analysis reported here examined youth in residential group home placements in order to better understand how sexual behaviors, drug use, and environmental experiences differ by race and gender subgroups. Data were collected from 336 youth aged 14–21 ...
Report of Understanding Muslim Community Campus Experience Through Photovoice Project (Greensboro, NC) 2016 168 This report summarizes the data collected from the implementation of a survey among Muslim students, faculty and staff at colleges in Greensboro, NC. The sample was any person from Muslim communities at the colleges/universities in Greensboro, NC. Th...
Resilience of Vietnamese Refugees: Resources to Cope with Natural Disasters in Their Resettled Country 2013 592 Objective: Study findings suggest that refugees are more vulnerable than the general population to mental disorders from disasters. This pilot study explored the nature of Vietnamese refugees’ resilience to a potential natural disaster as a first ste...
Through the Eyes of a Survivor: Implementation and pilot evaluation of a photovoice-based support group for female survivors of family-based interpersonal violence. 2012 1399 The article discusses a pilot study which aimed to examine the effectiveness of a photovoice-based methodology to elicit experiences and provide support to women survivors of family-based interpersonal violence. It defines photovoice as a technique o...
The use of programme planning and social marketing models by a state public health agency: A case study 2008 353 Objectives: To investigate the use of planning models and social marketing planning principles within a state's central public health agency as a means for informing improved planning practices.Methods: Qualitative semi-structured interviews were con...
Using the Photovoice Method to Advocate for Change to a Campus Smoking Policy 2012 838 Objective: The authors used the photovoice method as a strategy for empowering students to advocate for change of a campus smoking policy. Participants: Participants included 49 college students and 160 photo-exhibit attendees during spring 2011. Met...