A. Vermeesch, E.E. Bustamante, N. Coleman, T. Goldsby, R.E. Hasson, S.P. Hooker, D.X. Marquez, M.B. Conroy. Exercise is Medicine for underserved and vulnerable populations: factors influencing implementation. In press at TJACSM, 2022.

A. Schwartz, L.R. Beemer, T.A. Ajibewa, K. Scott-Andrews, L.E. Robinson, T. Lewis, R.E. Hasson. Psychological responses to intermittent activities in children with and without asthma. In press at J Phys Act Health, 2022.

L.R. Beemer, T.C. Lewis, T.A. Ajibewa, R. Dopp, A.B. Eisman, R.E. Hasson. Classroom-based strategies to reduce disparities in physical activity among children with asthma. Prev. Sci, January 26, 2022. Online ahead of print.

R.E. Hasson, R.C. Hofsess, T.E. Adams, A.K. Gill, L.N. Mazin, J.M. Gerras. Community violence exposure and stress reactivity in African American and non-Latino white adolescents with overweight/obesity. J Interpers Violence Feb. 11, 2022. Online ahead of print.

T.A. Ajibewa, C. Toledo-Corral, A.L. Miller, K.R. Sonneville, L.E. Robinson, J. Lee, R.E. Hasson. Racial differences in psychological stress and insulin sensitivity in non-Hispanic Black and White adolescents with overweight/obesity. Physiol Behav. 245:113672, 2022.

K.Q. Scott-Andrews, A.L. Miller, T.J. Templin, R.E. Hasson, L.E. Robinson. The feasibility and challenges of conducting online research to examine behavior in parents and children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Front. Public Health 9:720083, 2022.

S. Bahl, L. Allport , M. Song, K.C. McGlumphy, A.K. Gill, R.E. Hasson. Influence of the home environment on physical activity behaviors in African American youth. Child Obes. 2021 Dec 6


R.E. Hasson, J.F. Sallis, N. Coleman, N. Kaushal, V.G. Nocera, N. Keith. COVID-19: Implications for physical activity, health disparities, and health equity. In press at Am J Lifestyl Med, 2021.

M. Stewart, T. Nezich, J. Lee, R.E. Hasson, N. Colabianchi. Exploring the relationship between planned and performed physical activity in University students: the utility of a smartphone app. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 9(4):e17581, 2021.

T.A. Ajibewa, L.E. Robinson, C. Toledo-Corral, A.L. Miller, K.R. Sonneville, R.E. Hasson. Acute daily stress, daily food consumption, and the moderating effect of disordered eating among adolescents with overweight/obesity. In press at Child Obes, 2021.

T.A. Ajibewa, L.R. Beemer, K.R. Sonneville, A.L. Miller, C. Toledo-Corral, L.R. Robinson, R.E. Hasson. Psychological stress and lowered physical activity enjoyment in adolescents with overweight/obesity. Am J Health Promot, 35(6):766-774, 2021.

M. Johnson, V. Nocera, N. Kaushal, L. Simon, R.E. Hasson  and the ACSM Strategic Health Initiative on Health Equity.  Why we must prioritize equitable access to physical activity for children with disabilities. American College of Sports Medicine blog post, published March 22, 2021.

Y. Kim, L. Ritchie, A. Landgraf, R.E. Hasson, N. Colabianchi. The role of neighborhood social environment in physical activity among Hispanic children: moderation by cultural factors and mediation by neighborhood norms related to physical activity. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 17(24):9527, 2020.

R.E. Hasson, L.R. Beemer, T.A. Ajibewa, A.B. Eisman. Adapting the InPACT intervention to enhance implementation fidelity and flexibility. Prev Sci, 22(3):324-333, 2021.

L.R. Beemer, E. Twardzik, N. Colabianchi, R.E. Hasson. Patterning of physical activity and sedentary behavior at and away from school in preadolescent children. Am J Health Educ, 52:1, 48-55, 2021

S.E. Taverno Ross, R.E. Hasson, M. Johnson, V. Nocera, J. Sallis, L. Simon, L. Wheeler,  and the ACSM Strategic Health Initiative on Health Equity.  The urgency of now: Achieving equity in school physical activity policies and practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. American College of Sports Medicine blog post, published September 24, 2020.

T.A. Ajibewa, T. Adams, A.K. Gill, L. Mazin, J. Gerras, R.E. Hasson. Stress coping strategies and stress reactivity in adolescents with overweight/obesity. Stress Health, 37(2):243-254, 2020.

A. Jacobo, N. Coleman, R.E Hasson, M. Johnson, N. Kaushal, T. Lewis, L. Simon, J. Sallis, and the ACSM Strategic Health Initiative on Health Equity. Not all indoor spaces are created equal: Enhancing indoor air quality to promote physical activity among vulnerable populations. American College of Sports Medicine blog post, published August 17, 2020.

J.A. Wexler, T.A. Ajibewa, J. Lee, C.Toledo-Corral, R.E. Hasson. Community violence exposure and cortisol awakening responses in adolescents with overweight and obesity. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 121:104842, 2020.


S.L.C. Veldman, K.Q. Scott-Andrews, N. Colabianchi, R.E. Hasson, L.E. Robinson. Fundamental motor skill physical education lessons increase health-enhancing physical activity in elementary school-age children. Health Behav Policy Rev, 7(5): 481-88(8), 2020.


R.E. Hasson, J. Sallis, N. Coleman, N. Kaushal, V. Nocera, N. Keith. The missing mandate: Promoting physical activity to reduce disparities during COVID-19 and beyond. American College of Sports Medicine blog post, published June 3, 2020.


M.R. Nagy, M.P. O’Sullivan, S.S. Block, R.E. Hasson. Acute effects of intermittent physical activity on perceptions of exercise-related fatigue in children. J. Phys. Act. Health, 21:1-7, 2020.

T.A. Ajibewa, M. Zhou, M.R. Barry, A.L. Miller, K.R. Sonneville, C.W.Leung, R.E. Hasson. Adolescent stress: a predictor of dieting behavior in youth with overweight/obesity. Appetite, 2019:104560, 2019.

L. Allport, M. Song, C.W. Leung, K.C. McGlumphy, R.E. Hasson. Influence of parent stressors on adolescent obesity in African American youth. J Obes, 2019: 1316765, 2019.

L.R. Beemer, T.A. Ajibewa, G. DellaVecchia, R.E. Hasson. A pilot intervention using gamification to enhance student
participation in classroom activity breaks. Int J Environ Res Public Health,16(21):E4082, 2019.

M.D. Thomas, EK Michaels, AN Reeves, U Okoye, MM Price, RE Hasson, DH Chae, AM Allen. Differential associations between everyday versus institution-specific racial discrimination, self-reported health, and allostatic load among black women: implications for clinical assessment and epidemiologic studies. Ann Epidemiol, 35:20-28.e3, 2019.

M.R. Nagy, A.K. Gill, T.E. Adams, J.E. Gerras, L.E. Mazin, C. Leung, R.E. Hasson. Stress-induced suppression of food intake in overweight and obese adolescents. Psychosom Med, 81(9):814-820, 2019.

K.C. McGlumphy, M.R. Damen, R.E. Hasson. Psychosocial stress and perceived oral health in African American youth.  Pediatr Dentistry, 15;41(5):358-363, 2019.

E.K. Michaels, M.D. Thomas, A.N. Reeves, M. Price, R.E. Hasson, D.H. Chae, A.M. Allen. Coding the everyday discrimination scale: implications for exposure assessment with hypertension and depression among midlife African American women. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 73(6):577-584, 2019.

M.R. Nagy, K.C. McGlumphy, R. Dopp, T.C. Lewis, R.E. Hasson. Association between asthma, obesity and health behaviors in African American youth. J. Asthma, 31:1-11, 2019.

E. Weston, M.R. Nagy, T.A. Ajibewa, M.P. O’Sullivan, S.S. Block, R.E. Hasson. Acute effects of interrupting prolonged sitting with intermittent physical activity on blood pressure in preadolescent children. Pediatr. Exerc. Sci., 8:1-8, 2019.

E. Shaver, K.C. McGlumphy, A.K. Gill, R.E. Hasson. Application of the Transtheoretical Model to physical activity and exercise behaviors in African American adolescents. Am. J. Health Behav., 43(1): 119-132, 2019.

A.M. Allen, M.D. Thomas, E.K. Michaels, A.N. Reeves, U. Okoye, M. Price, R.E. Hasson, S.L. Syme, D.H. Chae. Racial discrimination, educational attainment, and biological dysregulation among midlife African American women. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 99:225-235, 2019.

L.R. Beemer, T.A. Ajibewa, M.P. O’Sullivan, M.R. Nagy, B. Ransier, U.S. Vance, D. Stockdill, N. Colabianchi, R.E. Hasson. Feasibility of the InPACT Intervention to enhance movement and learning in the classroom. TJACSM 3(18):136-172, 2018.

R.E. Hasson. Addressing disparities in physical activity participation among African American and Latino youth.  Kinesiology Review, 7:163-172, 2018.

E. Hedgeman, R.E. Hasson, C.A. Karvonen-Gutierrez, W.H. Herman, S.D. Harlow. Stress Across the Midlife: Longitudinal changes among a diverse sample of women, the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN). Women's Midlife Health, 4:(2), 2018.

K.C. McGlumphy, A.K. Gill, E.R. Shaver, T.A. Ajibewa, R.E. Hasson. Perceived stress predicts lower physical activity in African-American boys, but not girls. Am. J. Health Behav. 42(2): 93-105, 2018.

S.S. Block, T.R. Tooley, M.R. Nagy, M.P. O’Sullivan, L.E. Robinson, N. Colabianchi, R.E. Hasson. Acute effect of intermittent exercise and action-based videogame breaks on math performance in preadolescent children. Pediatr. Exerc. Sci. 27:1-9, 2018.


E.A. Pitchford, C. Adkins, R.E. Hasson, J.E. Hornyak, D.A. Ulrich. Association between physical activity and adiposity in adolescents with Down syndrome. Med Sci Sport Exerc. 50(4):667-674, 2017.

T.A. Ajibewa, M.P. O’Sullivan, M.R. Nagy, S.S. Block, L.E. Robinson, N. Colabianchi, R.E. Hasson. The effects of interrupting prolonged sitting with intermittent activity on appetite sensations and subsequent food intake in preadolescent children. PLoS One. 12(12):e0188986, 2017. 


D. Nelson, J. Gerras, K.C. McGlumphy, E. Shaver, A.K. Gill, K. Kanneganti, T.A. Ajibewaa, R.E. Hasson. Racial discrimination and low parent education predict increased BMI in African American youth. Child Obes. 14(2):114-121, 2018.

R.E. Hasson. Addressing racial/ethnic differences in age-related declines in physical activity during adolescence. J Adolesc Health. 61(5): 539-540, 2017. 

M.R. Nagy, S.S. Block, T.R. Tooley, M.P. O’Sullivan, L.E. Robinson, N. Colabianchi, R.E. Hasson. Affective responses to intermittent physical activity in normal weight and overweight/obese elementary school-age children. J Phys Act Health. 6:1-24, 2017.

M.P. O'Sullivan, M.R. Nagy, S.S. Block, T.R Tooley, L.E. Robinson, N. Colabianchi, R.E. Hasson. Acute compensatory responses to interrupting prolonged sitting with intermittent activity in preadolescent children. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 12:1-21, 2017.

U.S. Vance, R.E. Hasson, D. Stockdill, B. Ransier. Move Detroit: An Active Class Space Intervention. 105th ACSA Annual Meeting and Technology Conference Proceedings, 2017.

R.E. Hasson, Y.J. Hsu, J. Davis, M.I. Goran, D. Spruijt-Metz. The influence of parental education on dietary intake in Latino youth. J Immigr Minor Health, 20(1):250-254, 2018.

R.E. Hasson, D.R. Brown, J. Dorn, L. Barkley, C. Torgan, M. Whitt-Glover, B. Ainsworth, N.R. Keith. Achieving Equity in Physical Activity Participation: ACSM Experience and Next Steps. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 49(4):848-858, 2017.

R.E. Hasson, M.I. Goran. Ethnic differences in insulin resistance as a mediator of cancer disparities. In D.J. Bowen, G.V. Denis, N.A. Berger (Eds.), Impact of Energy Balance on Cancer Disparities (pp. 165-198). Springer Publishing Co., 2014.

R.E. Hasson, D.L. Rowley, C. Blackmore Prince, C.P. Jones, W.C. Jenkins. The Society for the Analysis of African-American Public Health Issues (SAAPHI). Am J Public Health. 104(11): 2072-5, 2014.


M.C. Whitt-Glover, N.R. Keith, T.G. Ceaser, K. Virgil, L. Ledford, R.E. Hasson. A systematic review of physical activity interventions among African American adults: evidence from 2009 to 2013. Obes Rev. 15(Suppl 4):125-45, 2014.


T.C. Adam, S. Tsao, K.A. Page, H. Hu, R.E. Hasson, M.I. Goran. Insulin sensitivity and brain reward activation in overweight Hispanic girls: a pilot study. Pediatr Obes. 10(1): 30-6, 2015. 


R.E. Hasson, T.C. Adam, J.N. Davis, R.M. Watanabe, M.I. Goran. Compensatory responses to insulin resistance in obese African-American and Latina girls. Pediatr Obes. 8(6): e68-73, 2013. 


R.E. Hasson, T.C. Adam, J. Pearson, J.N. Davis, D. Spruijt-Metz, M.I. Goran. Sociocultural and socioeconomic influences on type 2 diabetes risk in overweight/obese African-American and Latino children and adolescents. J Obes. 2013: 512914, 2013. 


J.N. Davis, E.E. Ventura, A. Tung, M.A. Munevar, R.E. Hasson, C. Byrd-Williams, A.K. Vannie, D. Spruijt-Metz, M. Weigensberg, M.I. Goran. Effects of a randomized maintenance intervention on adiposity and metabolic risk factors in overweight minority adolescents. Pediatr Obes. 7(1): 16–27, 2012.

K.A. Lê, S. Mahurkar, T.L. Alderete, R.E. Hasson, T.A. Adam, J.S. Kim, E. Beale, C. Xie, A.S. Greenberg, H. Allayee, M.I. Goran. Subcutaneous adipose tissue macrophage infiltration is associated with hepatic and visceral fat deposition, hyperinsulinemia and stimulation of NF-κB stress pathway. Diabetes, 60(11): 2801-9, 2011.


R.E. Hasson, K.E. Granados, D.X. Marquez, G. Bennett, P. Freedson, B. Braun. Psychological responses to acute exercise in sedentary black and white individuals. J. Phys Act Health. 8(7): 978-987, 2011.


R.E. Hasson, C.A. Howe, B.L. Jones, P.S. Freedson. Accuracy of four resting metabolic rate prediction equations: effects of sex, body mass index, age and race/ethnicity. J Sci Med Sport, 14(4): 344-51, 2011. 


T.A. Adam, R.E. Hasson, C.J. Lane, J.N. Davis, M.J. Weigensberg, D. Spruijt-Metz, M.I.  Goran. Fasting indicators of insulin sensitivity: effects of ethnicity and pubertal status. Diabetes Care. 34(4): 994-9, 2011. 


R.E. Hasson, T.C. Adam, J.N. Davis, L.A. Kelly, E.E. Ventura, C.E. Byrd-Williams, C.M. Toledo-Corral, C.K. Roberts, C.J. Lane, S.P. Azen, C.P. Chou, D. Spruijt-Metz, M.J. Weigensberg, K. Berhane, M.I.  Goran. Randomized controlled trial to improve adiposity, inflammation, and insulin resistance in obese African-American and Latino youth. Obesity (Silver Spring). 20(4): 811-818, 2012. 


T.C. Adam, R.E. Hasson, E.E. Ventura, C. Toledo-Corral, K.A. Lê, S. Mahurkar, C.J. Lane, M.J. Weigensberg, M.I. Goran. Cortisol is negatively associated with insulin sensitivity in overweight Latino youth. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 95(10): 4729-35, 2010. 


R.E. Hasson, K. Granados, S. Chipkin, P.S. Freedson, B. Braun. Effects of a single exercise bout on insulin sensitivity in black and white individuals. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 95(10): E219-23, 2010. 


R.E. Hasson, T.C. Adam, J.N. Davis, M.J. Weigensberg, E.E. Ventura, C.J. Lane, C.K. Roberts, M.I. Goran. Ethnic differences in insulin action in obese African-American and Latino adolescents. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 95(8): 4048-51, 2010. 


R.E. Hasson, P.S. Freedson, B. Braun. Use of continuous glucose monitoring in normoglycemic, insulin resistant women. Eur J Appl Physiol. 108(6): 1181-7, 2010. 


R.E. Hasson, J. Haller, D.M. Pober, J. Staudenmayer, P.S. Freedson. Validity of the Omron HJ-112 pedometer during treadmill walking. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 41(4): 805–9, 2009. (R.E. Hasson, J. Haller, D.M. Pober, J. Staudenmayer, P.S. Freedson. Authors response: Validity and reliability of omron pedometers at slow walking speeds. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 41(9): 1828, 2009.)


 R.E. Hasson, P.S. Freedson, B. Braun. Postexercise insulin action in African-American women. J Natl Med Assoc. 98(11): 1832-9, 2006.