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Aldana, Steven G. Ph.D.
Principal, Lifestyle Research Group
President, WellSteps.com
Phone: (801) 864-7625
info@stevealdana.com

Education

Ph.D.                Exercise Science and Wellness Education
                         Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 1991

M.S.                 Exercise Science and Health Promotion,
                        Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 1988

B.S.                  Physical Education, Mathematics, and Geology,
                        Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 1986

Professional Experience

Current Employment

PROFESSOR in the College of Health and Human Performance (August 1994-2007)

Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Illinois School of Medicine, Rockford, IL (April, 2002-Present)

Previous Employment

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in the School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, (August 1991-August 1994)

Professional Experience

MEMBER OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS (CURRENT)
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Employer Healthcare Advisory Board

MEMBER OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS (CURRENT)
The Corporate Health Improvement Program (CHIP) of the University of Arizona School of Medicine, Tucson, AZ

MEMBER OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS (CURRENT)
C. Everett Koop National Health Awards, Health Project, Stanford University

SPECIAL ADVISOR to Secretary of Health and Human Services. (2004)

Provide program development ideas to Secretary Thomson and the directors of the all other federal health agencies included the NIH and CDC.

EXPERT COMMITTEE, WORKSITE HEALTH AND PRODUCTIVITY MANAGEMENT, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (March, 23 2005) Atlanta, GA, Special advisory panel to create and distribute a best practices document funded by the CDC.

EXPERT COMMITTEE, WORKSITE FINANCIAL MODELING, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (July, 25, 2005) Washington, DC. Special advisory panel to create return on investment modeling for worksite medical and benefits administrators.

MEMBER OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS (CURRENT)     

Redcliff Ascent, Wilderness Therapy Program
Provide research and health expertise.

MEMBER OF THE HERO RESEARCH BOARD (2000-2004)

Health Enhancement Research Organization

Provide research advice regarding various health promotion research projects currently being considered by HERO.

MEMBER OF THE UTAH STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ADVISOR BOARD (1996)
Utah Department of Health Promotion and Education

Provide technical and scientific advice and counsel to state and local government regarding the current state of corporate and public health promotion interventions.

MEMBER OF THE GOVERNOR'S TECHNICAL ADVISORY GROUP (1996)
Utah Department of Health

Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

Prepared a proposal for Governor Leavitt that will outline a state funded program that will assist Utah companies in starting worksite health and safety programs.

JOHNSON AND JOHNSON RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP (1993-present)

Johnson and Johnson Advanced Behavioral Technologies, General Health Division
Washington, DC

My position with Johnson and Johnson is to document and publish those evaluations which will have impact on the effectiveness of health promotion programs.  As an independent peer researcher, I work in partnership by analyzing gathered data and publishing the results in the health promotion literature. 

DATA MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST (1991-1992)
CIGNA Healthplan, Wellness For Life, Phoenix, AZ

Analyzed several health education and wellness information surveys which were collected by the Wellness For Life program.  Analysis required the use of dBase IV, Excel and Harvard Graphics.  Survey results demonstrated the effectiveness of health education courses on behavior change and risk reduction. 

EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR (1991)
CIGNA HealthCare, Department of Quality Control, Phoenix, AZ

Directed the analysis of the effectiveness of a mobile health promotion program on the health care costs of the 2,490 employees of the City of Mesa.  Results of this research were published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

CONSULTANT, Beckon Dickinson and Company (2002-Current)
Provide research expertise and data analysis for employee health.

CONSULTANT, Syngenta Corporation  (2005)
Teach corporate leadership and employees about the power of prevention and help establish effective worksite programming.

CONSULTANT, Deseret Mutual Benefits,  (2005-Current)
Provide worksite health promotion planning and integration services

CONSULTANT, British Petroleum (2004-Current)
Provide research expertise and data analysis for employee health.

CONSULTANT, Washoe County School District, Reno Nevada (2003-Current)
Provide research expertise and data analysis for employee health.

CONSULTANT, California Department of Health Services, Cancer Prevention and Nutrition Section, Sacramento California, (2001-Current)

Grant Reviewer

Research and Development for Health Division, 2006
Health Research Board, An Bord Taighde Sláinte, Dublin, Ireland, The Health Research Board is a statutory body that promotes, funds, commissions and conducts clinical, epidemiological and health services/systems research in Ireland.

 National Institute of Mental Health, 2006
Center for Scientific Review, Special session: From Intervention Development to Services: Exploratory Research Grants (R34) PAR-03-078

Prevention Programme of ZonMw, 2006
The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, A national organisation that promotes quality and innovation in the field of health research and health care, initiating and fostering new developments.  The Hague, The Netherlands 

The Rapides Foundation, 2005
Programs for Healthy People, Education, and Healthy Communities
1101 4th Street, Suite 300, Alexandria, LA

National Institutes of Health, 2003

Center for Scientific Review, Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

Provided priority scoring for grants in chronic disease prevention. 

National Cancer Institute, 2001

Small Grants Program for Behavioral Research in Cancer Control, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences of the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

Provided priority scoring for 16 behavioral research grants in cancer control. 

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), 1999

Prevention Research Center, CDC Special Emphasis Panel which evaluated special interest project solicitations. 

National Cancer Institute, 1998
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD

Advised the National Cancer Institute as a reviewer of Long-term Cancer Survivors: Research Initiatives. 

National Cancer Institute, 1996
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Site Visit Team, University of California at Los Angeles

Consulted with the National Cancer Institute as a reviewer of the program grant entitled, Colorectal Cancer Screening:  A Program Grant.

National Cancer Institute, 1994
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD

Reviewer of cancer prevention-related grants in mammography and cost effectiveness of new and existing treatments.

National Institutes of Health, 1993
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD

Served as a critical grant reviewer for the Division of Alternative Medicine.  Made recommendations for the allotment of $600,000 in federal grant monies.  During July of 1993, I served as one of 170 national experts in the Division of Alternative Medicine.

Editorial Reviewer

            European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2006-present

            Circulation, 2006-present

            BMC Public Health, 2006- present

            Clinical Medicine & Research, 2006- present

            Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain, 2006-present

Health Education Research, 2006-present

Health Education, 2005-present 

            American Journal of Public Health, 2005-present      

            Preventing Chronic Disease, 2005-present 

American Journal of Public Health, 2005-present

            British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2004-present

            American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2004-present 

ADVANCE for Medical Laboratory Professionals, 2003-present

            Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 2003-present

Psychology & Health, 2001-present      

            American Journal of Health Promotion, 1998–Present

            Preventive Medicine—An International Journal, 1994–Present

            Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 1999–Present

            Journal of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning, 2000–Present

Health Promotion in the Workplace, 3rd Edition, Michael O’Donnell, Delmar Publishing

Fitness and Sports Medicine:  A Health Related Approach, Third edition, David Neiman, Mayfield Publishing Company, 1997

Reviewed the first draft of the text, Kinesiology:  Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Biomechanics. West Educational Publishing, 1995

Research Techniques for the Health Sciences by Rubinson and Neutins,  Macmillian Publishing Company, 1995

CITIZENSHIP

Departmental, College, and University Administrative and Professional Assignments

National Agenda Task Force, American Journal of Health Promotion, 2000-present

College Wellness General Education (HEPE) Committee, 2000-2004

Message Development Committee, Building Health Promotion Into the National Agenda advocacy group, 1999-Present

Professional Credentialing Task Force, Association for Worksite Health Promotion, 1998

Research Practice Group Coordinator Association for Worksite Health Promotion, 1997-1999    

Conference Proposal Selection Committee American Journal of Health Promotion, 1999

Research Committee for Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, 1999-present

College Multimedia Committee, 1999

College Rank and Advancement Committee, 1997-2000

Undergraduate Health Promotion Program Director, 1996-2000

Professional Organizations

Society for Prospective Medicine, 1990-2003

National Health Promotion Network, 1989-Current

Emory Medical University Health Screening Network, 1989-1995

Arizona State Association for Fitness in Business, 1988-1991

American College of Sports Medicine, 1989-Current

The Association for Worksite Health Promotion, 1990-Current

American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), 1986-1994, 1997

Oklahoma AHPERD, 1991-1994

Utah AHPERD, 1987-1989

Southwest District AAHPERD, 1989-1991

Southwest Safety Congress, 1989-1991

TEACHING

Courses Taught

EXSC 631 Research Design
EXCS 630 Research Methods
EXSC 387 Lifestyle and Chronic Disease
EXSC 691 Graduate Seminar
HEPE 129 Fitness and Lifestyle Management

Grants and Awards

Health and Productivity Management Worksite Prospective Evaluation, SwedishAmerican Health System, State of Illinois Excellence in Academic Medicine, Funded, $740,900, 2006

Graduate Student Mentoring Grant, General Education funding to support two doctoral students who created a general education course on Healthy Living, Funded, $4,000, 2004

Treating Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis with the Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Change Program, Barclay R, Aldana S, Greenlaw R., Cooper-Keith C,  State of Illinois Excellence in Academic Medicine, Funded, $460,200, 2004–2006

Curriculum Preparation for PE 105 Healthy Living, Aldana S, General Education, funded, $12,500, 2004

A Course Development Proposal to the Center for Instructional Design, Brigham Young University, Olsen J, Thomas C, Aldana S, Center for Instructional Design, Funded $50,000, 2004

Obesity Prevention and Control Through a Lifespan Approach: A Tool for Worksites in NYC, Luise D, Aldana S, Pi-Sunyer FX, New York City Department of Health and Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Submitted, $1,490,000, 2004-2007, in review

Northern Illinois STEPS to Health, Aldana, S., Emperor, R., Merrill, R., Greenlaw, R., Department of Health and Human Services, Submitted, $13,250,000, 2004-2005, in review

John A. Widsoe Research Fellowship, Brigham Young University, $20,000, 2003-2005.

Lifestyle Research Initiative Follow-up and Archival Data,  Aldana, S., Greenlaw, R., Cooper-Keith, C.,  State of Illinois Excellence in Academic Medicine, Funded, $726,125, 2004–2006

The Lifestyle Research Initiative 2003, Aldana, S., Greenlaw, R., Deihl H., State of Illinois Excellence in Academic Medicine, Funded, $925,000, 2002–2003

Key Informant Interviews and Focus Groups, The California 5-a-day Worksite Program, Aldana, S., Juarez N, California Department of Health Services, Funded $179,500, 2002-2003

5 a day Worksite Program, Cancer Prevention and Nutrition Section, Aldana, S., Snelling, A., Yancey, A., Pronk, N., Stoll, S., Rafael, M., Torres, L., Pearson, A., Jackson, R., California Department of Health Services, Funded $165,600, 2002-2003

Can Adjunctive Complementary and Alternative Medicine Improve the Health and Quality of Life of Breast Cancer Patients?  Aldana, S., Greenlaw, R., Einhorn, H., Kudzma, J., State of Illinois Excellence in Academic Medicine, Funded, $790,000, 2001–2003

Risk Factor Modification and Carotid Intima and Media Thickness:  A Feasibility Study, Aldana, S., Greenlaw, R., Avins, A., Whitmer, W., Thomas, D., State of Illinois Excellence in Academic Medicine, Funded, $200,330, 2000–2001

The Effects of an Intense Risk Factor Modification Program on Coronary Atherosclerosis as Determined by Carotid Intima and Media Thickness,  Aldana, S., Greenlaw, R., Avins, A., Whitmer, W., Thomas, D., Awarded to the SwedishAmerican Health System from the State of Illinois, Excellence in Academic Medicine, Funded, $517,190, 2000–2002

Excellence in Academic Medicine Act from the State of Illinois.  This grant is being administered through the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) and the SwedishAmerican Health System of Rockford, Illinois, and will study the outcomes associated with an aggressive lifestyle modification program versus traditional outpatient cardiac rehabilitative care, Funded $500,000, 1999–2000

Creating A Model for the Integration of Worksite Health Promotion Programs Across Corporate Departments, Witmer, B., Aldana, S., Cooperative Agreement with a National Organization for Promoting Health, Preventing Disease and Disability and Managing Chronic Disease in the Workplace, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, priority scored as very good, not funded, $185,500, 1999

Feasibility of a Health and Productivity Research Database, Whitmer, B., O’Donnell, M., Aldana, S., Research to Strengthen Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control, National Occupational Research Agenda, Priority scored as good, not funded, $279,145, 2000

An Outcome Evaluation of the American Heart Association’s One-of-a-kind Health Improvement System, Aldana, S., American Heart Association, Health Improvement and Disease Management System, not funded, $74,000, 1999

Recipient of Faculty Fellowship Grants from the College of Health and Human Performance, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001,total award amount exceeds $20,000

Stages of Change Materials to Reduce Cancer Risk, Aldana, S., Holcomb & Hathaway Publishers, Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I Grant, Department of Health and Human Services, priority scored as very good, not funded $100,360, 1996

Health Care Cost Reduction Through Participation in Worksite Health Promotion,Funded $103,550 Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology, September, 1995

Seven Year Follow-up of Reduced Health Care Costs, Long-term Effects of Worksite Health Promotion, CIGNA HealthCare, Department of Wellness Services and the City of Mesa Joint Research Grant, Funded, $3,200, June, 1993

The Impact of Newsletters on Health Risk, Aldana, S., Foote, A., Purdie, R., Effective Dissemination of Health and Clinical Information, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, Priority scored as very good, not funded, $326,208, 1993–1995

CIGNA Healthplan research presentation grant, $4,200 used to report research at three national conferences in 1993

A.S.U. Graduate College Travel Grant, 1989
A.S.U. Graduate College Travel Grant, 1991
CIGNA HealthPlan Research Grant, $3,000, 1992

HONORS:
John A. Widtsoe Research Fellowship, 2003
Fellow of the Association for Worksite Health Promotion, 1999
College of Health and Human Performance, Outstanding Researcher Award, 1998
G. Arthur Broten Young Scholars Award, 1996
Graduate Student Tuition Award, 1987–1989, Brigham Young University

BOOKS AND CHAPTERS PUBLISHED:

The Stop & Go Fast Food Nutrition Guide Aldana, S. Maple Mountain Press, 2006

The Culprit and the Cure, Why lifestyle is the culprit behind America’s poor health and how transforming that lifestyle can be the cure.  Aldana S., Maple Mountain Press, 2005

Lifetime Fitness and Wellness Concepts, Aldana, S., George, J., AMI Publishing

Fitness and Lifestyle Management, Aldana, S., George, J., Kendall-Hunt Publishing, 1999

Step Up to Wellness: A Stage Based Approach, Bishop, J., and Aldana, S., Allyn and Bacon, 1998

Financial Impact of Health Promotion and Methodological Quality of the Evidence, by Aldana, S., Chapter found in Textbook of Medicine, Exercise, Nutrition and Health, edited by James Rippe, MD, Blackwell Science, Inc., (1999)

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS:

Aldana S, Greenlaw R,  Diehl H, Salberg A, Merrill RM, Englert H, A Video-Based Lifestyle Intervention and Changes in Coronary Risk, Preventive Medicine, (in press)

Aldana S, Greenlaw R,  Diehl H, Salberg A, Merrill RM, Englert H, Jorgenson R. Improvments in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors from Lifestyle Change: A Real World Application, Am J Health Promotion, (in review)

Englert HS, Diehl H, Greenlaw R, Willich S, Aldana S, The Effect of a Coronary Risk Reduction Program on a High Risk Group: the Rockford CHIP. Am J Health Promotion, (in review)

Aldana S, Greenlaw R, Salberg A, Merrill R, Hager R. The Effects Of An Intensive Lifestyle Modification  Program On Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness. Am J Health Promotion, (in press)

Aldana S, Greenlaw R, Diehl H, Salberg A, Merrill R. The Effect of a Therapeutic Lifestyle Change Program on Bone Metabolism, J Nut and Aging (in review)

Aldana S, Barlow M, Smith R, Yanowitz F, Adams T, Loveday L, LaMonte M, Merrill R. Two-Year Follow-Up Of A Worksite Diabetes Prevention Program, AAOHN, (in press)

Merrill R, Aldana S, Greenlaw R, Diehl H, Salberg, A. The Effects of an Intensive Lifestyle Modification Program on Sleep and Stress Disorders and Use of Antidepressant Medication. Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, (in press)

Aldana SG, Whitmer WR, Greenlaw R, Avins AL, Thomas D, Salberg A, Greenwell A, Lipsenthal L, Fellingham GW.  Effect of intense lifestyle modification and cardiac rehabilitation on psychosocial cardiovascular disease risk factors and quality of life. Behav Modif. 2006 Jul;30(4):507-25.

Protecting Our Assets: Promoting and Preserving School Employee Wellness, 2006, Aldana was one of several authors with the Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA: grant #U50/CCU012359.

Aldana S, Hunnicutt D, Hardy, A,  Real Impact, Real Results, Absolute Advantage,  2005, Nov/Dec 5(1):5-67.

Aldana SG, Greenlaw RL, Diehl HA, Salberg A, Merrill RM, Ohmine S, Thomas C. The behavioral and clinical effects of therapeutic lifestyle change on middle-aged adults. Prev Chronic Dis. 2006 Jan;3(1):A05. Epub 2005 Dec 15.

Aldana S, Greenlaw R, Diehl H, Salberg A, Merrill R, Ohmine S, Thomas C, The effects of a worksite chronic disease prevention program, J Occup Environ Med 2005 Jun;47(6):558-64.

Aldana S, Merrill R, Arbuckle J, Barlow M, Lovejoy L, Smith R, Adams T. A worksite application of the diabetes prevention program, AAOHN 2005 Nov;53(11):499-505.

Aldana S, Merrill R, Price K, Hardy A. Financial impact of a comprehensive multi-site workplace health promotion program. Prev Med 2005 Feb;40(2):131-7.

Aldana S, Greenlaw R, Diehl H, Salberg A, Merrill R, Ohmine S, Thomas C, Olsen J.  The effects of an intensive lifestyle modification program, J Am Diet Assoc, 2005, 106:215-221.

Aldana SG, Whitmer WR, Greenlaw R, Avins AL, Thomas D, Salberg A, Greenwell A, Lipsenthal L, Fellingham GW. Impact of intense lifestyle modification and cardiac rehabilitation on psychosocial cardiovascular disease risk factors and quality of life. Behavior Modification, (in press)

Backman D, Carman J, Aldana S. Fruits and vegetables and physical activity at the worksite: Business leaders and working women speak out on access and environment, California Department of Health  Services,  Public Health Institute, January, 2004.

Aldana S, Torres L, Snelling A, Pearson A, Stoll M, Raphael S, Juarez, N. California 5-a-Day Worksite Program Recommendations: Using Worksites to Improve Nutrition and Physical Activity, California Department of Health Services, Public Health Institute, January, 2003.  http://www.dhs.cahwnet.gov/cpns/ca5aday/b_index.htm

Elbel R, Aldana S, Bloswick D, Lyon JL. A pilot study evaluating a peer led and professional led physical activity intervention with blue-collar  mployees. Work 2003;21(3):199-210. 

Aldana SG, Whitmer WR, Greenlaw R, Avins AL, Salberg A, Barnhurst M, Fellingham G, Lipsenthal L. Cardiovascular risk reductions associated with aggressive lifestyle modification and cardiac rehabilitation. Heart Lung 2003 Nov-Dec;32(6):374-82. 

Aldana SA, Greenlaw R, Thomas D, Salberg A, DeMordaunt T, Fellingham GW, Avins GW. The influence of an intense cardiovascular disease risk factor modification program, Prev Cardiology, 2004, Winter;7(1):19-25.

Holley KC, Clarke MS, Pennington T, Aldana S. The use of content standards by Utah secondary school physical educators. JOPERD, 2003;74(6); 45-48

Hager RL, Hardy A, Aldana SG, George J. Evaluation of an internet stage-based physical activity intervention, Am J Health Ed, 2002;33(6);329-336

Aldana SG, Greenlaw R, Diehl HA, Englert H, Jackson R. Impact of the Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP) on several employee populations. J Occup Environ Med, 2002;44(9)36-45.

Larsen GE, George JD, Alexander JL, Fellingham GW, Aldana SG, Parcell AC. Prediction of maximum oxygen consumption from walking, jogging, or running. Res Q Exerc Sport. 2002 Mar;73(1):66-72.

Jacobson BH, Aldana SG. Relationship between frequency of aerobic activity and illness-related absenteeism in a large employee sample. J Occup Environ Med. 2001 Dec;43(12):1019-25.

Aldana, S., Financial Impact of Health Promotion Programs: A Comprehensive Review of the Literature, American Journal of Health Promotion, 15(5):326–349, 2001

Aldana, S., Pronk, N., Health Promotion Programs, Modifiable Health Risks, and Employee Absenteeism, Journal of Occupation and Environmental Medicine, 43:36–46, 2001

Aldana, S., Do Health Promotion Programs Really Work? Well Informed, Vol 1 (2) 2–5, 2000 (Monthly publication of the Wellness Councils of America (WELCOA))

Liljenquist, W., Aldana, S., Validity and Reliability of a Financial Strain Survey, Journal of Financial Planning and Counseling, 9(2):11–18, 1999

Peterson, T., Aldana, S., Use of the Stages of Change Model to Elicit Increases in Physical Activity in a Worksite Setting, American Journal of Health Promotion, 13(4):229–232, 1999

Aldana, S., Financial Impact of Worksite Health Promotion and Methodological Quality of the Evidence, Art and Science of Health Promotion, March/April, 1998

Goetzel, R.,  Jacobson, B., Aldana, S., Vardell, C., Yee, I., Health Care Costs of Worksite Health Promotion Participants and Non-participants, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 40(4):341–346, 1998

Aldana, S., Applying the Stages of Change Model, Industry Trends Paper, Action Newsletter, Association for Worksite Health Promotion, Nov/Dec Vol. 19(5), 1997

Jacobson, B., Aldana, S., Body Image Dissatisfaction and Moderate Diet Manipulation:  Factors Related to Suicide Behavior, The Physical Educator, 54(3):143–149, 1997

Aldana, S., Jacobson, B., The Effectiveness of Mobile Worksite Health Promotion Programs in Lowering Health Risk, American Journal of Health Promotion, 8(4):254–256, 1994

Aldana, S., Jacobson, B., Rust, D., Kelley, P., The Impact of Small Sample Size on Estimating the Relationship Between Lifestyle Practices and Employee Medical Care Costs, American Journal of Health Promotion, May/June:29–30, 1993

Aldana, S., Stone, W., Jacobson, B., Harris, C., The Effects of a Mobile Health Promotion Program on Health Care Costs, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 9(6):378–383, 1994

Aldana, S., Jacobson, B., Kelley, P., Mobile Worksite Health Promotion Programs Can Reduce Selected Employee Health Risks. Journal of Occupational Medicine, 35(9):922–928,1993

Aldana, S., Jacobson, B., Kelley, P., Mobile Worksite Health Promotion Programs Can Reduce Selected Employee Health Risks, Published in Stephen M. Hessl's, 1995 Year Book of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Mosby Year Book, Inc., Chicago, IL

Jacobson, B., Aldana, S., Beaty, T., Adolescent Sexual Behavior and Associated Variables, Journal of Health Education, 25(1):10–13, 1994

Jacobson, B., Kulling, F., Aldana, S., Comparison of Caffeine Effects on Motor Performance Between High and Low Users, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 24(5):278, 1992

Aldana, S., Health in Their Navel, The Church News, February, 27, 1993

Jacobson, B., Aldana, S., Current Nutrition Practice and Knowledge of Varsity Athletes, Journal of Sports Science Research, 6(4):232–238, 1992

Aldana, S.,  and Silvester, L., The Relationship of Physical Activity and Perceived Stress, Health Values, 13(5):34–37, 1989

Tucker, L., and Aldana, S., Family History of Heart Disease and Hypercholesterolemia,  Health Values, 14(2):38, 1990

Tucker, L., and Aldana, S., Family History of Heart Disease and Hypercholesterolemia,  New Horizons 1990—Nature and Nurture, Proceedings of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Society of Prospective Medicine, Society of Prospective Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Aldana, S., Walk for Your Life,  Ensign, August pp. 72–73, 1990   Note—The Ensign is an international monthly of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, circulation 900,000

Tucker, L., Aldana, S., and Friedman, G., Cardiovascular Fitness and Absenteeism in 8,301 Adults, American Journal of Health Promotion, 5(2):140–145,1990

Aldana, S., and Stone, W., Physical Activity Preferences of 31,633 Adults, Journal of Physical Education Recreation and Dance, April, pp.67–76, 1991

Aldana, S.,  and Stone, W., Employee Physical Activity:  How Does It Compare to the Nation?  American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal, 40(4):1–5, 1992

Jacobson, B., Cook, D., Moser, B., Aldana, S.. Adolescent Suicide Ideation, Journal of Health Education, 23(5):282–285, 1992

Aldana, S., Amino Acid Supplementation and Changes in Body Composition, Health Values, 17(1):36–41, 1993

Stone, W., Carlton, N., Aldana, S., 1980–1990,  A Decade of Change:  Undergraduate Professional Enrollments in the Southwest, The Physical Educator, 51(2):100–105, 1994

Aldana, S., A Six Year Follow Up of the Effect of a Worksite Health Promotion Program on Health Care Costs, The Western College of Physical Education Sociey Monograph Series, vol 5, 1995, edited By Bob Peavy

Aldana, S., Jacobson, B., White, R., Quirk, M., The Independent Relationship Between Smoking Status and Body Fat:  An Analysis of Adult Females. Health Values, 19(4)22–29, 1995

Jacobson, B., Aldana, S., The Relationship Between Smoking, Cholesterol, and HDL-C Levels in Adult Women, Women and Health, 23(4)68–73, 1995

Aldana, S., Sutton, L., Jacobson, B., Quirk, M., The Relationship Between Leisure Time Physical Activity and Perceived Stress, Perceptual and Motor Skills 82:315–321, 1996

Goetzel, R., Kahr, T., Aldana, S., Kenny, G., An Evaluation of Duke University's Live for Life Health Promotion Program and Its Impact on Employee Health, American Journal of Health Promotion, 10(5)60]62, 1996

Jacobson, B., Aldana, S., Goetzel, R., Vardell, C., Adams, T., Pietras, R., The Relationship Between Perceived Stress and Self-Reported, Illness-Related Absenteeism, American Journal of Health Promotion, 11(1):54–61, 1996

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS:

Peterson, T., Aldana, S., The Effect of Stage Based Printed Materials on Physical Activity Behavior in Employed Adults, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 30(5):S297,(abs) 1998

Jacobson, B., Aldana, S., Kulling, F., Relationship Autonomy Between Smoking and Cholesterol and HDL-C Levels in Adult Women, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,Supplement to 6(5):S270, 1994, (abs)

Aldana, S., Yohe, G., Jacobson, B., Submaximal Aerobic Capacity and Blood Lipids in a Large Female Population, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,Supplement to 6(5):S217, 1994 (abs)

Aldana, S., Jacobson, B., Thorton, L., Kelley, P., Harris, C., Reductions in Stress Reactivity Through Physical Activity in a Large Adult Population, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,Supplement to 6(5):S153, 1994, (abs)

Tucker, L., Aldana, S., Friedman, G., Cardiovascular Fitness and Absenteeism in 8,301 Employed Adults, American Journal of Health Promotion, 5(5):395, 1991 (abs)

Aldana, S., Jacobson, B., Stone, W., Five Year Study of the Effects of Occupational Health Promotion on Medical Costs, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 25(5):supplement, 1992 (abs)

Aldana, S., and Stone, W., Changing Physical Activity Preferences of American Adults, American Journal of Health Promotion, 6(2):151, 1991 (abs)

Aldana, S., Jacobson, B., Comparing Mean vs Median Analyses of Health Care Costs, American Journal of Health Promotion, March/April, 1993 (abs)

Aldana, S., Jacobson, B., Rust, D., Kelley, P., The Relationship Between Submaximal Fitness and Employee Health Care Costs, American Journal of Health Promotion, March/April 1993, p. 242 (abs)

Aldana, S., Jacobson, B., Rust, D., Kelley, P., The Predicted Probabilities Associated With High Employee Health Care Costs and Lifestyle Health Risks, Oklahoma Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Journal, Fall:5 1992, (abs)

Aldana, S., A Six Year Follow Up of the Effect of a Worksite Health Promotion Program on Health Care Costs, American Journal of Health Promotion, 9(5):390, 1995 (abs)

Aldana, S., Quirk, M., Jacobson, B., Kelley, P., The Wellness Program of CIGNA HealthCare Reduces Employee Health Risk, American Journal of Health Promotion, 8(5):388, 1994 (abs)

Aldana, S., Jacobson, B., Tucker, L., Kelley, P., A Six Year Follow Up of the Effect of a Worksite Health Promotion Program on Health Care Costs, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 27(5):576, 1995, (abs)

Yohe, G., Aldana, S., Jacobson, B., Quirk, M., Submaximal Aerobic Capacity and Blood Lipids in a Large Female Population, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 26(5):1220, 1994, (abs)

Aldana, S., Jacobson, B., Thorton, L., Kelley, P., Reductions in Stress Reactivity Through Physical Activity in a Large Adult Population, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 26(5):640, 1994, (abs)

Aldana, S., Oklahoma AAHPERD AbstractsStudy Targets Health Care Costs, Oklahoma Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Journal, Fall:38, 1991

KEYNOTES AND INVITED PRESENATIONS:

NASA Employee Leadership, Dec 14, 2006, Cape Canaveral, FL

Chronic Disease Management Conference, Nov 17, 2006, Sacramento, CA

Health and Productivity Management Boot Camp, Nov 14, 2006, Birmingham, AL

Utah AHPERD, Nov 11, 2006, Orem, UT

Creighton University Employee Health Symposium, Nov 3, 2006, Omaha, NE

Davis School District, Nov 2, 2006, Salt Lake City, UT

Heber Valley Medical Center, Oct 28, 2006, Heber, UT

Wyeth Pharmaceutical Employer Healthcare Advisory Board, Oct 27, 2006, Philadelphia, PA

Nationwide Insurance Company, Executive Retreat, Oct 26, 2006, Columbus, OH

Stearis Corporation, Oct 25, 2006, Savannah, GA

2 nd Annual Meeting of the World Research Group, Oct 24, 2006, San Diego, CA

Upper Peninsula Human Resource Training and Wellness, Northern Michigan University, Oct 20, 2006, Marquette, MN

Herbruck/Alder Benefits Consultant, Oct 19, Cleveland, OH

Clearpoint Benefits Consultants CEO Meeting, Oct 3, 2006, Seattle, WA

Wellness Councils of Wisconsin, Sept 26, 2006, Waukesha, WI

Cayahoga Health Great Lakes Science Center, Sept 19, 2006, Cleveland, OH

5 th Annual Composing Your Life Women’s Health Conference, Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, Sept 16, 2006, Provo, UT

Miller Place School District, Sept 1, 2006, Middle Place, NY   

Integrated Health and Productivity Management Workshop, Aug 29, 2006, Marco Island, FL

Weyco Inc, Third Party Provider, Michigan State University, Aug 23 & 30, 2006, Lansing, MI

LDS Church, Corporation of the President, Risk Management, Aug 10, 2006, Salt Lake City, UT

Health America, Aug 8, 2006, Allen Town, PA

26 th Annual National Worker’s Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, July 18, 2006, Hyannis, MA

Utah State Department of Education, July 17, 2006, Park City, UT

Employee Wellness Initiative, Chemtura Corporation, World Headquarters, July 11, 2006, Middlebury, CT

Keystone Health Promotion Conference, Lebannon Valley College, June 21, 2006, Anneville, PA

Intermountain Credit Education League, June 8, 2006, Salt Lake City, UT

KeySpan Energy Wellness Kickoff, May 24, 2006, Brooklyn, NY

KeySpan Energy Wellness Kickoff, May 23, 2006, Canarsie, NY

 Cleveland Clinic, Health Space, May 6, 2006, Cleveland, OH

Wellness Works, Cayahoga Community College, May 5, 2006, Cleveland, OH

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Executive Health Forum, May 5, 2006, Richmond VA

International Health and Productivity Management Conference, March 28, 2006, Orlando, FL

American Journal of Health Promotion Annual Conference, March 20, 2006, Las Vegas, NV

SLAM Architectural Collaborative, February 24, 2006, Glastonbury, CT

MyFamily.com , February 13, 2005, Orem, UT

City of Brookfield Safety Week, February 8, 2006, Brookfield , WI

SwedishAmerican Health System Cardiology Millenium Conference, February 6-7, 2006, Rockford, IL

IHC Chronic Disease Prevention Conference, February 3, 2006, Provo, UT

 KeySpan Energy Leadership Meeting, January12, 2006, Hicksville, NY

Provo School District, December 9, 2005, Provo,UT

National Governor’s Association, Dec 14, 2005, Phoenix, AZ

National Association of Credit Managers Annual Meeting, November 7, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT

Marriot Center for Entrepreneurship Annual Awards Dinner, October 13, 2005, Provo,UT

HealthierUS National Conference, October 14-15, 2005, Washington, DC

BYU Women’s Services, October 12, 2005, Provo, UT

Syngenta Corporation, October 9, 2005, Raleigh, NC

Utah Wellness Council Annual Meeting, October 11, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT

Wellness Council of Iowa’s 15th Annual Conference on Worksite Wellness, September 29, 2005, Des Moines, IA

Brigham Young University Education Week, August 17 and 19, 2005, Provo, UT

Intermountain Benefits and Compensation Association, March 1, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT

SwedishAmerican Health System Board of Directors, Holzworth Presentation, June 30, 2005, Rockford, IL.

New Hampshire Celebrates Wellness, June 28, 2005, Watervalley, NH

Highmark Blue Shield/Blue Cross, Wellness College 2005, June 20, 2005, Pittsburgh, PA

Book Expo America, June 3, 2005, New York City, NY

Astra-Zeneca Manufacturing, May 18, 2005, Houston, TX

Health America, Annual Employer Groups Meeting, May10, 2005, Harrisburg, PA

Health America Western District, Annual Employer Group Annual Meeting, May 11, 2005, Pittsburgh, PA.

LDS Foundation, BYU Development Office, April 25, 2005, Provo, UT.

University of Arkansas School of Medicine, Community Health and Prevention Annual Meeting, April 14, 2005,

            Little Rock, AR.

Novortis Corporation,  February 28, 2005, Omaho, NE.

University of Utah, Alumni Emeriti Lecture Series, March 1, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT

Zeneca Corporation, March, 21, 2005, Bay Port, TX and Mobile, AL

Clyde Company Incorporated, February 8, 2005, Provo, UT

Preventing Chronic Diseases, Syngenta Corporation, February 1, 2005, Greensboro, NC

What Worksite Benefits Directors Should Know About Employee Health, Healthy Living Expo, February 2,

Knoxville, TN, 2005

BYU Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology invited Lecture, October 27, 2004.

American Cancer Society, Heartland Division, Wellness Program ROIs, Kauffman Foundation Center, October 13, 2004, Kansas City, MO

Southern Utah Management Conference, August 19, 2004, St. George, UT

Why Really Smart People Should be Concerned About Their Food and Fitness, ARUP Blood Services, June 27, 2004, Salt Lake City, UT

Why Really Smart People Should be Concerned About Their Food and Fitness, Novell Corporation, June 9, 2004, Provo, UT

Early Prevention of Chronic Diseases: What Schools Should be Doing, Utah School Health Nurses Conference, April, 2004, Orem, UT

Run and Not be Weary…Walk and Not Faint, BYU Women’s Conference 2004, Provo UT

Results from the CHIP Randomized Community Trial, HealthierUS 2004 Annual Conference, April, 2004, Baltimore, MD.

Financial Impact of the Washoe County School District’s Health Promotion Program, Washoe County School Board, March, 2004, Reno, NV

Financial Benefits of Worksite Health Promotion Programs, Lincoln-Lancaster County CEO’s Meeting, March 2004, Lincoln, NE

The Latest and the Greatest in Chronic Disease Prevention, Workwell Worksite Wellness Annual Meeting, March,

2004, Lincoln, NE

California 5-a-Day Worksite: Healthy Lifestyle Tools for California Workplaces, American College of Sports Medicine, Southwest Regional Conference, November, 2003 Las Vegas, NV

Healthy Lifestyle Tools for California Workplace,s California Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Annual Conference, November, 2003, Monterey, CA

Collaboration for healthy employees: The Physical Activity and Health Initiative’s impact on policy, environment and behavior,  American Public Health Association, Annual Conference, November, 2003,San Francisco, CA

 California 5-a-Day Worksite: Helping Low and Middle-Income Working Women Adopt Healthy Lifestyles, National Wellness Association Conference, July, 2003, Stevens Point, WI

California 5-a-Day Worksite: Helping Low and Middle-Income Working Women Adopt Healthy Lifestyles, California Nutrition Network, Joint Steering Committee Conference, June, 2003, Sacramento, CA

California 5-a-Day Worksite: Helping Low and Middle-Income Working Women Adopt Healthy Lifestyles, Net Com Conference, June, 2003, San Bernardino, CA

Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Chronic Disease: What We Know So Far, Southwest Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine, November, 2003, Las Vegas, NV.

Connections Between Healthy Living and Disease Prevention, Conference of the Peoria Area Labor Management Group, November, 2003,  Peoria, IL

Improving Lifestyles, the Key to Community Health, 5th Annual IHC Healthy Communities Conference, September, 2003, Salt Lake City, UT.

The Association Between Health Enhancement and Length and Quality of Life, Investment in Human Capital, June 11-12, 2003, Bloomingdale, IL.

What’s this, a Lifestyle Modification Program That Really Works?, HERO Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Conference, October, 2002,  Chicago IL.

Health Care Costs and Health Promotion: Can We Really Make a Dent? Salt Lake County Medical Directors Conference, August, 2002, Salt Lake City, UT.

Using Lifestyle Change Programs to Make Rockford Illinois the Healthiest Community in America, Art and Science of Health Promotion, February, 2003, Washington DC.

Employee Health a HR Manger’s Most Valuable Commodity, SHRM Crossroads Conference, September 2002, Salt Lake City, UT

Lessening the Strain of Employee Health Care Costs, Competitive Edge of Wellness Conference, September, 2001, Salt Lake City, UT

Productivity Round Table, Harvard School of Medicine, June, 2000, Boston, MA

The Effect of an Internet-Based Physical Activity Intervention, Art and Science of Health Promotion, March, 2001, Washington D.C. 

The Role of Physical Activity and Physical Fitness in Productivity and Workplace Performance, First International Health and Productivity Conference, February, 2001, Washington D.C. 

Health Promotion Programs, Modifiable Health Risks, and Employee Absenteeism, First International Health and Productivity Conference, February, 2001, Washington D.C. 

Financial Impact of Health Promotion Programs: Results of a Comprehensive Review of the Literature.  Art and Science of Health Promotion, March, 2001, Washington D.C. 

Effective Behavior Change Interventions, 1999 Annual Meeting of the Association for Worksite Health Promotion Region V, June, 16, Portland, OR

Health Promotion Programming Reduces Medical Care Costs: Fact or Fiction, 1998 National Wellness Conference, Stevens Point, WI

How to Use the Stages of Change Model to Impact Behavior, 1998 National Wellness Conference, Stevens Point, WI

Health Promotion and Reduced Medical Care:  Wishful Thinking vs Reality, 1997 Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference, Hilton Head Island, SC

Why Traditional Health Promotion Activities Fail to Reduce Medical Costs, 1997 Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference, Hilton Head Island, SC

Health Care Costs and Health Promotion:  Business vs Academic Perspectives, Conference of the American Journal of Health Promotion, 1996, Colorado Springs, CO

Health Promotion and Reduced Medical Care:  Wishful Thinking vs Reality, 1996 Annual International Conference of the Association for Worksite Health Promotion, Phoenix, AZ

Program Evaluations for Worksite, Managed Care, and Direct-to-Consumer HP/DP Initiatives, Conference of the American Journal of Health Promotion, 1995, Orlando, FL

Financial Analyses Projects at Five Major Companies, Conference of the American Journal of Health Promotion, 1995, Orlando, FL

How to Evaluate the Effect of a Health Promotion Program on Health Care Costs:  Researcher Beware, Association for Worksite Health Promotion Region VII Conference, March 19–21, 1995, Phoenix, AZ

Stress in the Workplace, Goetzel, R., Aldana, S., Third Annual Integrated Health Services Benchmarking Forum, November 2–4, 1995, Pacific Bell Headquarters, San Ramon, CA

A Seven Year Follow-up of the Effect of a Contract Delivery Worksite Health Promotion Program on Health Care Costs,Region VII of the Association for Worksite Health Promotion, February 19–20, 1995, Phoenix, AZ

How to Evaluate the Effect of a Worksite Health Promotion Program on Health Care Costs, Region VII of the Association for Worksite Health Promotion, February 19–20, 1995, Phoenix, AZ

Health Promotion Economics:  Profits and Losses Associated With Worksite Health Promotion Programs. Governor's Council on Physical Fitness Task Force, October 4, Stillwater, OK

NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS:

Evaluation of an Internet, Stage-based Physical Activity Intervention,  Art and Science of Health Promotion, March, 2001, Washington D.C. 

The Association Between Cardiovascular Fitness and Absenteeism, Adams, T., and Aldana, S., 11th Annual Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, February, 2000

Identifying Financial Strain: The Neglected Dimension of Wellness, Aldana, S., 11th Annual Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, February, 2000

Results from Three Stage-based Worksite Trials, 1999 American Journal of Health Promotion Conference, Amelia Island, FL, March 3–6

How to Use the Stages of Change Model to Impact Behavior, 1998 Annual International Conference of the Association for Worksite Health Promotion, Anaheim, CA, 1998

Taking the Stages of Change Model to the Front Lines, 1998 National Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reno, NV

Health Care Costs and Utilization Trends at a U.S. Company with a Health Promotion Program,  12th National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention Control, Washington D.C., December 3–5, 1997

The Independent Relationship Between Frequency of Weekly Aerobic Activity and Self-Reported Absenteeism, 1996 National Convention of the American College of Sports Medicine, May 29, Cincinnati, OH, 1996

A Six Year Follow-Up of the Effect of a Worksite Health Promotion Program on Health Care Costs, American Journal of Health Promotion 6th Annual Conference, March 7–11, Orlando, FL, 1995

The Wellness Program of CIGNA HealthCare Reduces Employee Health Risk, The Art and Science of Health Promotion, Conference of the American Journal of Health Promotion, February 22–26, 1994

A Six Year Follow Up of the Effect of a Worksite Health Promotion Program on Health Care Costs, 1995 National Convention of the American College of Sports Medicine, May 29, Minneapolis, MN, 1995

Relationship Autonomy Between Smoking and Cholesterol Levels in Adult Women, 1994 National Convention of the American College of Sports Medicine, May 28, Indianapolis, IN, 1994

Reductions in Stress Reactivity Through Physical Activity in an Adult Population, 1994 National Convention of the American College of Sports Medicine, May 28, Indianapolis, IN, 1994

Submaximal Aerobic Capacity and Blood Lipids in a Large Female Population, 1994 National Convention of the American College of Sports Medicine, May 28, Indianapolis, IN, 1994

The Impact of the Emerging Discipline on Professional Preparation, 1992 National Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, April 7

Mobile Worksite Health Promotion Programs Can Reduce Employee Health Risks, Association for Worksite Health Promotion, 19th Annual International Conference, September 29–October 2, 1993

Walking for Exercise Among Working Adults:  Is It Enough To Get Health Benefit, Association for Worksite Health Promotion, 19th Annual International Conference, September 29–October 2, 1993

The Association Between Lifestyle Health Risks and High Health Care Costs, Prevention 93, April 17–20, 1993

A Four Year Cost to Benefit Analysis of a Worksite Health Promotion Program, Prevention 93, April 17–20, 1993

Comparing Mean vs Median Analysis of Health Care Costs, The Art and Science of Health Promotion, Conference of the American Journal of Health Promotion, February 23–27, 1993

The Relationship Between Submaximal Fitness and Employee Health Care Costs, The Art and Science of Health Promotion, Conference of the American Journal of Health Promotion, February 23–27, 1993

A Five Year Study of the Effects of Occupational Health Promotion on Medical Costs, 1992 National Convention of the American College of Sports Medicine, May 29, Dallas, TX, 1992

Comparison of Caffeine Effects on Motor Performance Between High and Low Caffeine Users, 1992 National Convention of the American College of Sports Medicine, May 29, Dallas, TX, 1992

Prevalence of Hypercholesterolemia in Adults With a Family History of Heart Disease, 1990 National Convention of the Society of Prospective Medicine, Oct 18–21, Mesa, AZ

Participation and Trends in Vigorous Physical Activity in an Adult Population, 1991 National Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, April 5, 1991, San Francisco, CA

The Impact of the Emerging Discipline on Professional Preparation, 1991 National Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, April 4, 1991, San Francisco, CA

Physical Activity Trends of an Adult Population, 1991 National Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, April 5, 1991, San Francisco, CA

The Effectiveness of Worksite Health Promotion:  What’s Working and What’s Broken, Association for Worksite Health Promotion Region VI Conference, 1997, Dallas TX

The Effectiveness of a Worksite Health Promotion Program, American Journal of Health Promotion Conference, March 29–Feb 2, 1997, Hilton Head, SC

Taking the Stages of Change Model to the Front Lines, 23rd Annual International Conference of the Association for Worksite Health Promotion, Chicago, IL, September 17–20, 1997

REGIONAL PRESENTATIONS:

The Future of Health Promotion, Region VII Conference of the Association for Worksite Health Promotion, January, 2000

Reductions in Employee Health Care Costs:  Should Fitness Be the Focus? 1992 Central States ACSM Regional Meeting, October 29, 1992

The Role of the Health Science Program in State Health Programs, Oklahoma Joint Campuses Task Force on Health, October 13, 1992

 Worksite Wellness and Employee Health Care Costs, Southwest Safety Congress of the National Safety Council, May 22, 1991, Phoenix, AZ

Relationship Between Physical Activity and Perceived Stress, The 1989 Southwest District Convention of The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Feb 9–11, 1990, Albuquerque, NM

Cholesterol Reduction Through Lifestyle Intervention, Brigham Young University 1989 Women's Conference, August 23, 1989, Provo, UT

Controlling Cholesterol Through Modifications in Diet and Exercise, 1989 Hill Air Force Base Wellness Week, January, 1989, Ogden, UT

STATE PRESENTATIONS:

The Independent Relationship Between Frequency of Weekly Aerobic Activity and Self-Reported Absenteeism, 1995 Convention of the Oklahoma Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Oklahoma City, OK

The Relationship of Cigarette Smoking on Serum Cholesterol and HDL-C Levels in Women, 1993 Convention of the Oklahoma Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, October 14–15, Wagoner, OK

A Comparison of Health Care Costs and Utilization Between Health Promotion Participants and Nonparticipants, Oklahoma AHPERD Convention, Edmond, OK, October 7–9, 1995

Adolescent Sexual Behavior and Associated Variables, 1993 Convention of the Oklahoma Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, October 14–15, Wagoner, OK

Comparison of Body Composition Between Smokers, Non-Smokers and Ex-Smokers, 1993 Convention of the Oklahoma Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, October 14–15, Wagoner, OK

Risk Reduction With Participation in Mobile Worksite Wellness Programs, Oklahoma State University Phi Epsilon Kappa Research Symposium, March 19, 1993, Stillwater, OK

The Nuts and Bolts of an Employee Wellness Program, The Fourth Annual Governor’s Conference on Physical Fitness and Sports, December 3–4, 1992, Stillwater, OK

The Predicted Probabilities Associated With Employee Health Care Costs and Lifestyle Health Risks, 1992 Convention of the Oklahoma Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, October 23, 1992, Tulsa, OK

The Effect of a Health Promotion Program on Health Care Costs, 1991 Convention of the Oklahoma Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, October 16–18, 1991, Wagoner, OK

A Comprehensive Overview of the Effectiveness of Mobile Health Promotion Programs, presentation made at the CIGNA Corporate Headquarters, August 4, 1991, Phoenix, AZ

Preliminary Results of Wellness Intervention During a Two Year Period and Health Claims Usage of the City of Mesa, Arizona State Association for Fitness in Business 1990 Convention, July 27, 1990, Phoenix, AZ

Fitness Facts and Myths, Fountain Hills Fitness Fair, May 11, 1990, Fountain Hills, AZ

Health Care Costs and Fitness, Oklahoma State University, Phi Epsilon Kappa Research Symposium, April 3, 1992, Stillwater, OK

LOCAL PRESENTATIONS:

Maintaining a Life of Physical Activity Through Stages of Change, National Forest Service Employee Health Conference, May 20, 1997, Provo, UT

Aldana, S., Business on Well Street, Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce, June 6, 1997

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