Bellows, L.L, McCloskey, M., Clark, L., Thompson, D.A., Bekelman, T.A., Chamberlin, B., & Johnson, S.L. (In press). "HEROs: Design of a Mixed-Methods Formative Research Phase for an Ecocultural Intervention to Promote Healthy Eating and Activity Behaviors in Rural Families With Preschoolers." Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (2018).
McCloskey, M., Johnson, S.L., Benz, C., Thompson, D.A., Chamberlin, B., Clark, L., Bellows, L.L. Parent Perceptions of Mobile Device Use among Preschool-Aged Children in Rural Head Start Centers. J Nutr Educ Behav. 50.1 (2018): 83-39.
Bekelman, Traci A., Laura L. Bellows, and Susan L. Johnson. "Are Family Routines Modifiable Determinants of Preschool Children’s Eating, Dietary Intake, and Growth? A Review of Intervention Studies." Current Nutrition Reports (2017): 1-19.
Bellows, L. L., Davies, P. L., Courtney, J. B., Gavin, W. J., Johnson, S. L., & Boles, R. E. (2017). Motor skill development in low-income, at-risk preschoolers: A community-based longitudinal intervention study. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.
Bellows, L.L, Conlon, T.*, Cunningham-Sabo, L., Johnson, S.L. (2015). Opportunities in the Classroom or Cafeteria for a "Tasting Challenge" to Influence First Grade Students' Willingness to Try New Foods. Journal of Child Nutrition Management [Online], 39(2).
Johnson, S.L., Davies, P.L., Boles, R.E., Gavin, W.J., Bellows, L.L. (2015). Young children’s food neophobia characteristics and sensory behaviors are related to their food intake. Journal of Nutrition, 145(11), 2610-2616 doi: 10.3945/jn.115.217299.
Boles, R.E., Burdell, A.*, Johnson, S.L., Gavin, W.J., Davies, P.L., Bellows, L.L. (2014) Home food and activity assessment: Development and validation of an instrument for diverse families of young children. Appetite. 80, 23-27. DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2014.04.026
Bellows, L.L., Johnson, S.L., Davies, P.L., Anderson, J., Gavin, W.J., Boles, R.E. (2013). The Colorado LEAP Study: Rationale and design of a study to assess the short term longitudinal effectiveness of a preschool nutrition and physical activity program. BMC Public Health. 13:1146. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1146
Bellows L., Spaeth A.*, Lee, V, Anderson J. (2013). Exploring the use of Storybooks to Reach Mothers of Preschoolers with Nutrition and Physical Activity Messages. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 45(4), 362-367. DOI: 10.1016/j.jneb.2012.10.011
Bellows, L., Cole, K., Anderson, J. (2006). Assessing Characteristics, Needs, and Preferences of Secondary Audience for the Development of a Bilingual Parent Component to the Food Friends Social Marketing Campaign. Social Marketing Quarterly, 7(2):43-57.
Young, L., Anderson, J., Beckstrom, L., Bellows, L., Johnson, S.L. (2004). Using Social Marketing Principles to Guide the Development of a Nutrition Education Initiative for Preschool-aged Children. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 36:250-257.
Young, L., Anderson, J., Beckstrom, L., Bellows, L., Johnson, S.L. (2003). Making New Foods Fun for Kids. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 35:337-338.
Bellows, L, Anderson, J. (2013) The Food Friends: Get Movin’ with Mighty Moves – A Physical Activity Program for Preschoolers. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 45(5), 473-475. DOI: 10.1016/j.jneb.2013.01.024
Bellows L, Davies, P, Anderson J, Kennedy, C. (2013). Physical Activity and Gross Motor Performance: A Randomized Intervention Study. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67(1), 28-36. DOI:10.5014/ajot.2013.005777
Bellows L, Silvernail, S*, Bryant, A.*, Caldwell, L.*, Kennedy, C, Davies, P, Anderson J. (2011). Parental Perception on the Efficacy of a Physical Activity Program for Preschoolers. Journal of Community Health, 36(2):231-237.
Bellows L, Anderson J, Gould, SM, Auld, G. (2008). Formative Research and Strategic Development of a Physical Activity Component to a Social Marketing Campaign for Obesity Prevention in Preschoolers. Journal Community Health, 33(3):169-78.
Moore, R.*, Shackelton, E., Bellows, L. (2015). Using Search Engine Optimization Techniques to Enhance the Visibility of Web-based Extension Fact Sheets. Journal of Extension [Online], 53(2) Article 2FEA10.
Taylor, W.C., Paxton, R.J., Fischer, L.S., Bellows, L.L. (2015). The Healthy Weight Disparity Index: Why We Need It to Solve the Obesity Crisis. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 26(4), 1186-1199. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2015.0132
Hibbs-Shipp, S.*, Milholland, M.*, Bellows, L.L. (2015). Barriers and Facilitators to Healthy Eating and Activity in Head Start Staff: An Opportunity for Worksite Wellness. American Journal of Health Education, 46 (6), 347-350. doi: 10.1080/19325037.2015.1077488
Friedl, K.E., Rowe, S., Bellows, L.L., Johnson, S.L., Hetherington, M.M., de Froidmont-Gortz, I.B., Hubbard, V.S. (2014). Priorities for Research on Consumer Food Behaviors and Healthy Eating. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 46(5), 445-450. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2014.05.002