Sample listing from 2011. Complete List of Published Work in MyBibliography: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/melissa.napolitano.1/bibliography/41153119/public/?sort=date&direction=ascending
Napolitano, M. A. & Papandonatos, G., Borradaile, K. E., Whiteley, J. A. & Marcus, B. H. (2011). Effects of weight status and barriers on physical activity adoption among previously inactive women. Obesity, 19, 2183-2189.
Hayes, S.*, & Napolitano, M. (2012). Examination of weight management practices in a non-clinical sample of college females. Eating and Weight Disorders, 17, e157-63.
Napolitano, M. A., Hayes, S.*, Bennett, G., Ives, A.*, & Foster, G.D. (2013). Using Facebook and text messaging to deliver a weight loss program to college students. Obesity, 21, 25-31.
Napolitano, M.A., Hayes, S.*, Russo, G., Muresu, D., Giordano, A. & Foster, G.D. (2013). Using avatars to model weight loss behaviors: Participant attitudes and technology development. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, 7, 1057-1065.
Nair, U.S,* Collins, B.N., & Napolitano, M.A. (2013). Effects of a body image exposure session on smoking urge among physically active and sedentary female smokers. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 27, 322-327.
Hoffman, M.*, Hayes, S.*, & Napolitano, M.A. (2014). Urban youths’ experiences and perceptions of a community cycling initiative. Urban Studies, 51, 300-318.
Lent, M.R.*, Napolitano, M.A., Wood, G.C., Argyropoulos, G., Gerhard, G.S., Hayes, S., Foster, G.D., Collins, C.A., & Still, C.D. (2014). Internalized weight bias in weight-loss surgery patients: Psychosocial correlates and outcomes. Obesity Surgery, 24, 2195-2199.
Hayes, S.*, Stoeckel, N., Napolitano, M.A., Collins, C., Wood, G.C., Seiler, J., Grunwald, H.E., Foster, G.D., & Still, C.D. (2015). Examination of the Beck Depression Inventory-II factor structure among bariatric surgery candidates. Obesity Surgery, 25, 1155-60.
Bascom, E.* & Napolitano, M.A. (2016). Breastfeeding duration and primary reasons for breastfeeding cessation among women with postpartum depressive symptoms. Journal of Human Lactation, 32, 282-291.
Lynch, S.,* Hayes, S.*, Napolitano, M. Hufnagel, K.*, & (2016). Availability and accessibility of student-specific weight loss programs and other risk prevention health services on college campuses. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, 2, e29. DOI: 10.2196/publichealth.5166.
Lewis, B.A., Napolitano, M.A., Buman, M.P., Williams, D.M., & Nigg, C.R. (2017). Future directions in physical activity intervention research: Expanding our focus to sedentary behaviors, technology, and dissemination. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 40, 112-126. DOI: 10.1007/s10865-016-9797-8.
*denotes student or trainee