Clary, K. L., Kang, H., Quintero Silva, L., & Bobitt, J. (2022). Weeding Out the Stigma: Older Veterans in Illinois Share Their Experiences Using Medical Cannabis. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 1–8. Advance online publication.

Kang, H., Hunniecutt, J., Quintero Silva, L., Kaskie, B., & Bobitt, J. (2021). Biopsychosocial factors and health outcomes associated with cannabis, opioids, and benzodiazepines use among older veterans. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 47(4), 497–507.

Alam, R., Quintero Silva, L., Jahanb, N., Chodzko-Zajkoa, W., Ogunjesaa, B., Selzer Ninomiya, A.L., Schwingel, A. (in press). Relationships of Cognitive Impairment and Sleep Disorder with Functional Disability among Older Adults in the United States: Results from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Journal of Aging and Health.

Oke, A. Vizcarra, M., Stetcher, M., Schwingel, A., Rodriguez, Y. (2022). Indulgent Feeding Style Moderates the Association of Food Responsiveness to Body Mass Index Z-scores of Preschoolers. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 1499-4046

Alam, R.B., Singleton, C.R., Aguiñaga, S., Chodzko-Zajko, W., Jahan, N.A., Oke, A., & Schwingel, A. (2022). Is Acculturation Associated with the Cognitive Performance of Older Hispanics? Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease;85(2):535-544. doi: 10.3233/JAD-210502.

Galvez, P., Vizcarra, M., Molina, P., Coloma, M., Stecher, M., Bost, K. & Schwingel, A. (2022). Exploring parents’ perspectives on feeding their young children: A qualitative study using photo-elicitation in Chile. Public Health Nutr; 22:1-29. doi: 10.1017/S1368980022000428.

Brown, M.D., Shinn, L.M., Reeser, G. Browning, M., Schwingel, A., Khan, N. & Holscher, H. (2022). Fecal and soil microbiota composition of gardening and non-gardening families. Scientific Reports;12, 1595.

Pindus, D. M., Selzer Ninomiya, A., Nayak, A., Pionke, J. J., & Raine, L. B. (2022). Effects of reducing sedentary behaviour duration by increasing physical activity, on cognitive function, brain function and structure across the lifespan: a systematic review protocol. BMJ open, 12(10), e046077.

Alam, R., Ashrafi S. A., Pionke, J.J., Schwingel, A. (2021) Role of Community Health Workers in Addressing Dementia: A Scoping Review and Global Perspective. Journal of Applied Gerontology, Doi: 10.1177/07334648211001190.

Aguayo L, Ogolsky B, Teran-Garcia M, Pineros-Leano M, Wiley A, Lin J, Aguirre-Pereyra R, Schwingel A. (2021) From Culture to Chromosomes: A Mother-Child Dyadic Study of Acculturation, Telomere Lengths and Body Fat.

Perez L, Fang H, Ashrafi S, Burrows B, King A, Larsen R, Sutton B, Wilund K. (2020) Pilot Study to Reduce Interdialytic Weight Gain by Provision of Low-Sodium, Home-delivered Meals in Hemodialysis Patients.

Bobitt J, Kang H, Croker III JA, Quintero Silva L, Kaskie B. (2020) Use of Cannabis and Opioids for Chronic Pain by Older Adults: Distinguishing Clinical and Contextual Influences. Drug and Alcohol Review. Doi: 10.1111/dar.13080

Benedetti T, Rech C, Konrad LM, Almeida FA, Brito FA, Chodzko-Zajko W, Schwingel A. (2020) Re-thinking Physical Activity Programs for Older Brazilians and the Role of Public Health Centers: A Randomized Controlled Trial Using the RE-AIM Model. Frontiers in Public Health, 8, 48. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00048

Vizcarra, M., Palomino, A.M., Iglesias, L., Valencia, A., Gálvez, P., Schwingel, A. (2019) Weight Matters—Factors Influencing Eating Behaviors of Vulnerable Women. Nutrients 11(8), 1809.

Santos AP, Machado DR, Schwingel A, Chodzko-Zajko W, Alves TC, Abdalla PP, Venturini ACR, Navarro AM (2019) Anthropometric cutoff points to identify lipodystrophy characteristics in people living with HIV/AIDS: an observational study. Nutr Hosp, 26, 36(6):1315-1323. doi: 10.20960/nh.02715.

Borges, R.A., Tomicki, C., Almeida, F.A., Schwingel, A., Chodzko-Zajko, W. Benedetti, T. (2019) Reach of “VAMOS” program in basic healthcare – organizational barriers and facilitators. Rev. Bras. Geriatr. Gerontol 22(3):e180225

Aguayo, L., Khan, M., De Leon, R., Schwingel, A. (2019) Use of Geographic Information Systems in Physical Activity Interventions: a Systematic Review. Progress in Preventive Medicine 4(2), June p e0022

Schwingel, A., Chodzko-Zajko, W. (2019) Role of Physical Activity in the Health and Wellbeing of Older Adults. Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine, Chapter 101, Third Edition, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.

Bobitt, J., Aguayo, L., Payne, L., Jansen, T., & Schwingel, A. (2019) Going the “extra-mile” for disease prevention: geographical and social factors associated with chronic disease self-management program participation. Preventing Chronic Disease, 16:180385

Jansen, T., Aguayo L., Whitacre J., Bobitt J., Payne L., Schwingel A. (2019) Diabetes Disparities In Illinois. Preventing Chronic Disease, 16:180154. DOI:

Jansen, T., Aguayo, L., Whitacre, J., Bobitt, J., Payne, L., Schwingel, A. (2018) Diabetes Disparities across Illinois. Preventing Chronic Disease

Santos, A., Navarro, A., Schwingel, A., Alves, T., Abdalla, P., Venturini, A., Santana, R., Machado, D. (2018) Lipodystrophy diagnosis in people living with HIV/AIDS: prediction and validation of sex-specific anthropometric models. BMC Public Health

Aguayo A., Olave-Pichon A., Ariza A., Binns H. (2017) Characteristics of Very Young Hispanic Children Referred for Obesity Management. Global Pediatric Health

Sebastião E., Chodzko-Zajko W., Schwingel A. (2017) A Snapshot on the Daily Sedentary Behavior of Community Dwelling Older African American Women. Journal of Black Studies

Ibe-Lamberts, K., Ilunga Tshiswaka, D., Onyenekwu, I., Schwingel, A., Iwelunmor, J. (2017) Physical Activity Participation Among US Nigerian Transnational Immigrants. J. Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

Galvez, P., Vizcarra, M., Palomino, A., Valencia, A., Iglesias, L., Schwingel, A. (2017) The photo-elicitation of food worlds: A study on the eating behaviors of low socioeconomic Chilean women. Appetite

Schwingel, A., Wiley, A., Teran-Garcia, M., McCaffrey, J., Gálvez, P., Vizcarra, M. (2017) Promotoras and the Semantic Gap Between Latino Community Health Researchers and Latino Communities. Health Promotion Practice

Ibe-Lamberts, K., Tshiswaka, D., Osideko, A., Schwingel, A. (2016). Understanding Transnational African Migrants’ Perspectives of Dietary Behavior. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

Schwingel, A., & Gálvez, P. (2016). Divine interventions: Faith-based approaches to health promotion programs for Latinos. Journal of Religion and Health.

Schwingel, A., Wiley, A., Teran-Garcia, M., McCaffrey, J., Gálvez, P., Hawn, R. (2016). More than help? Volunteerism in US Latino culture. International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations.

Bobitt J., Schwingel A. (2016). Factors impacting the implementation of evidence-based wellness programs in Illinois Senior Center. Journal of Aging & Social Policy.

Schwingel, A., Gálvez, P., Linares, D. E., Sebastião, E. (2016). Using a mixed methods RE-AIM framework to evaluate community health programs for older Latinas. Journal of Aging and Health.

Schwingel, A., Sebastião, E., & Chodzko-Zajko, W. (2016). Promoting physical activity in later life: How to respond to frequently asked questions and concerns about physical activity. Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics.

Schwingel, A., Linares, D. E., Gálvez, P., Adamson, B., Aguayo, L., Bobitt, J., Marquez, D. X. (2015). Developing a culturally sensitive lifestyle behavior change program for older Latinas. Qualitative Health Research.

Galvez, P., Valencia, A., Palomino, A. M., Cataldo, M., & Schwingel, A. (2015). Communicating about eating behaviors. A qualitative study of Chilean women and their health-care providers. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being.

Sebastião, E., Chodzko-Zajko, W., & Schwingel, A. (2015). The need to modify physical activity messages to better speak to older African American women: A pilot study. BMC Public Health.

Balbale, S. N., Schwingel, A., Chodzko-Zajko, W., & Huhman, M. (2014). Visual and participatory research methods for the development of health messages for underserved populations. Health Communication.

Kim, K., Chodzko-Zajko, W., Schwingel, A., & McDonagh, D. C. (2014). Understanding older individuals’ emotional responses to new technology associated with healthy lifestyle choice. Journal of Physical Education and Sport.

Sebastião, E., Ibe-Lamberts, K., Bobitt, J., Schwingel, A., & Chodzko-Zajko, W. (2014). Employing a participatory research approach to explore physical activity among older African American women. Journal of Aging Research.

Sebastião, E., Schwingel, A., & Chodzko-Zajko, W. (2014). Brazilian physical activity guidelines as a strategy for health promotion. Revista de Saúde Pública.

Chodzko-Zajko, W. J., Schwingel, A., & Romo-Perez, V. (2013). Response to: Why are physical activity guidelines important? Gaceta Sanitaria.

Benedetti, T. R. B., Dorsi, E., Schwingel, A., & Chodzko-Zajko, W. J. (2012). “Convivência” groups: Building active and healthy communities of older adults in Brazil. Journal of Aging Research.

Benedetti, T. R. B., Schwingel, A., Gomez, L. S. R., & Chodzko-Zajko, W. (2012). Program “VAMOS” (Active Living, Enhancing Health): From conception to initial findings. Revista Brasileira de Cineantropometria & Desempenho Humano.

Chodzko-Zajko, W. J., Schwingel, A., & Romo-Perez, V. (2012). A critical analysis of physical activity recommendations in Spain. Gaceta Sanitaria.

Romo-Perez, V., Schwingel, A., & Chodzko-Zajko, W. (2012). Walking among older adults in Spain: Frequency and gender roles. International SportMed Journal.

Sebastião, E., Gobbi, S., Chodzko-Zajko, W., Schwingel, A., Papini, C. B., Nakamura, P. M., Kokubun, E. (2012). The International Physical Activity Questionnaire-long form overestimates self-reported physical activity of Brazilian adults. Public Health.

Benedetti, T. R. B., Schwingel, A., & Torres, T. D. L. (2011). Physical activity acting as a resource for social support among older adults in Brazil. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise.

Romo-Pérez, V., Schwingel, A., & Chodzko-Zajko, W. (2011). International resistance training recommendations for older adults: Implications for the promotion of healthy aging in Spain. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise.

Chodzko-Zajko, W., & Schwingel, A. (2009). Successful aging: The role of physical activity. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine.

Benedetti, T. R., Goncalves, L. H., Petroski, E., Nassar, S. M., Schwingel, A., & Chodzko-Zajko, W. (2008). Aging in Brazil: Physical activity, socioeconomic conditions, and diseases among older adults in southern Brazil. Journal of Applied Gerontology.

Schwingel, A., & Chodzko-Zajko, W. J. (2007). Quality of life and physical activity for old age in Japan. Revista Brasileira de Cineantropometria & Desempenho Humano.

Schwingel, A., Nakata, Y., Ito, L. S., Chodzko-Zajko, W. J., Shigematsu, R., Erb, C. T., Tanaka, K. (2007). A comparison of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its components among native Japanese and Japanese Brazilians residing in Japan and Brazil. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation.

Schwingel, A., Nakata, Y., Ito, L. S., Chodzko-Zajko, W. J., Erb, C. T., Shigematsu, R., Tanaka, K. (2007). Central obesity and health-related factors among middle-aged men: a comparison among native Japanese and Japanese-Brazilians residing in Brazil and Japan. Journal of Physiological Anthropology.

Schwingel, A., Nakata, Y., Ito, L. S., Chodzko-Zajko, W. J., Shigematsu, R., Erb, C. T., Tanaka, K. (2007). Lower HDL-cholesterol among healthy middle-aged Japanese-Brazilians in São Paulo compared to Natives and Japanese-Brazilians in Japan. European Journal of Epidemiology.