Carlos J. Crespo, DrPH, MS, FACSM

Research Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

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Research Interests: epidemiology of physical activity in multiethnic populations, determinants of health disparities and the effect of physical activity

Selected Publications

  • Crespo CJ , Keteyian SJ, Heath GW, Sempos CT. Prevalence of leisure time physical activity among U.S. adults. Archives of Internal Medicine 1996;156:93-98.
  • Andersen RE, Crespo CJ, Bartlett SJ, Cheskin LJ, Pratt M. Vigorous physical activity & TV watching habits among US children & their relation to body weight and level of fatness. JAMA;1998;279:938-942.
  • Crespo CJ, Smit E, Andersen R, Carter-Pokras O, Ainsworth B. Race/ethnicity, social class and their relationship to physical inactivity during leisure-time in U.S. adults. Am J Prev Medicine, 2000,18:46‑53.
  • Crespo CJ , Smit E, Andersen RE, Troiano RT, Bartlett S, Macera C. Television Watching, Energy Intake, and Severe Overweight in US children. Results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 2001;155:360-365.
  • Crespo CJ , Smit E. Acculturation and physical inactivity during leisure-time among Mexican Americans. American Journal of Public Health, 2001:91(8)1254-1257.
  • Nolte, R, Franckowiak S, Crespo CJ, Andersen RE. U.S. Military Weight Standards: What Percent of U.S. Young Adults Make the Grade? American Journal of Medicine. 2002;13(6):486-490.
  • Crespo CJ , Garcia-Palmieri M, Sorlie P, Perez-Perdomo Rosa, McGee DL, Smit E, Sempos C, Lee IM. The relationship between physical inactivity, body weight, and all cause mortality in Puerto Rican men: Results from the Puerto Rico Heart Health Program. Annals of Epidemiology. 2002;12:543-552.
  • Sempos CT, Rehm J, Wu T, Crespo CJ, Trevisan M. Average volume of drinking and all-cause mortality in African Americans. The NHEFS cohort. Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental Research. Jan, 2003;27.

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