Kelly C., George J., Lanman E. Colorado Healthy Eating and Active Living Cities and Towns Campaign. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2018; 54, Issue 5, S145-S149.

Harner L., Kuo E., Cheadle A., Rauzon S., Schwartz P., Parnell B, Kelly C., Solomon L. Using Population Dose to Evaluate Community-level Health Initiatives. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2018; 54, Issue 5, S117-S123.

Schwartz P. , Kelly C., Cheadle A., Pulver A., Solomon L. The Kaiser Permanente Community Health Initiative: A Decade of Implementing and Evaluating Community Change. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2018; 54, Issue 5, S105 - S109.

Frost M., Kuo E., Harner L, Landau K., Baldassar K. Increase in Physical Activity Sustained 1 Year After Playground Intervention. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2018; 54, Issue 5, S124-S129.

Kuo E., Harner L., Frost M., Cheadle A., Schwartz P. Dose as a Tool for Planning and Implementing Community-Based Health Strategies. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2018; 54, Issue 5, S110-S116.


Holeva-Eklund W, Behrens TK, Kelly C, Carpenter D, Field J. Physical Activity of School Faculty and Related Professional Development. Journal of Physical Education Research, 2017; 4(III); 22-30

Kelly C, Carpenter D, Tucker E, Luna C, Donovan J, Behrens TK. An unobtrusive method for evaluating classroom-based physical activity. Prev Chron Dis, 2017:14;160607. DOI:

Behrens, TK., Holeva, WM., Carpenter, D., Tucker, E., Luna, C., Donovan, J., Field, J., Kelly, C. Intensity of commonly-reported classroom-based physical activity opportunities in public schools. Preventive Medicine Reports, 2017; 6:157-161. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2017.02.025.

Behrens, TK., Osman, R., Whitney, P., Carpenter, D., Tucker, E., Field, J., Kelly, C. A profile of active transportation in Colorado Public Schools, 2014-2015. Journal of Community Health, 2017;42(1):116-121. doi: 10.1007/s10900-016-0237-z.


Elder, CL., Nelson, E.L., Harris, M., Dawes, J.J., Kelly, C. Tobin, L. Perceptions of resistance training amongst female health club patrons. Journal of Sport and Human Performance, 2015; 3(3). doi:10.12922/jshp.0072.2015.

Clennin, M., Elliot, M.B., Kelly, C. The effects of neighborhood enhancements on Children’s Physical Activity, Health Behavior & Policy, 2015; 2(6). doi: 10.14485/HBPR.2.6.2.

Kelly, C., Lian, M., Struthers, J., Kammrath, A. Walking to Work: The roles of Neighborhood Walkability and Socioeconomic Deprivation, Journal of Physical Activity & Health (CDC special issue on Call to Walking), 2015, 12 (Suppl 1), S70-S75. doi: 10.1123/jpah.2012-0359.


Eisner, M.T., Elder, C.L., Sinclair Elder, A.J., Kelly, C. Collegiate athletes’ perceptions of the importance of strength and conditioning coaches and their contribution to increased athletic performance, Journal of Athletic Enhancement, 2014; 3(4). doi:10.4172/2324-9080.1000159.

Kelly, C., Wilson, J., Schootman, M., Clennin, M., Baker, E.A., Miller, D.K. The Built Environment Predicts Observed Physical Activity, Frontiers in Public Health: Public Health Education and Promotion, 2014; 2(52), p. 1-9. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00052.

Kelly, C., LaRose, J., Scharff, D. A Method for Building Evaluation Competency Among Community-based Organizations. Health Promotion Practice, 2014, 15(3), 431-437. doi:10.1177/1524839913496427. (2015 Sarah Mazelis Paper of the Year)


Kelly, C., Scharff, D., LaRose, J., Lobb Dougherty, N., Stringer Hessel, A., Brownson, R. A Tool for Rating Best Practices in Chronic Disease Prevention and Public Health. Preventing Chronic Disease, 2013; 10. doi: 10.5888/pcd10.130173.

Kelly, C., Wilson, J., Baker, E., Miller, D., Schootman, M. Using Google Street View to Audit the Built Environment: Inter-rater Reliability Results. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2013, 45 (S1), S108-S112. doi:  10.1007/s12160-012-9419-9


Brennan, L., Brownson, R., Kelly, C., Ivey, M., Leviton, L. Concept mapping: Priority community strategies to create changes to support active living. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2012, 43 (5s4), S337-350.

Reis, R., Kelly, C., Parra, D., Barros, M., Gomes, G., Malta, D., Schmid, T., Brownson, R. Developing a research agenda for promoting physical activity in Brazil through environmental and policy change. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health, 2012, 32(2), 93-100.

Wilson, J., Kelly, C., Schootman, M., Baker, E., Banerjee, A., Clennin, M., Miller, D. Assessing the Built Environment Using Omnidirectional Imagery. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2012, 42, 193-199. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2011.09.029

Hoehner, C., Rios, J., Garmendia, C., Baldwin, S., Kelly, C., Knights, D., Lesorogol, C., McClendon, G., Tranel, M. Page Avenue Health Impact Assessment: Building on Diverse Partnerships and Evidence to Promote a Healthy Community. Health & Place, 2012, 18, 85-95.

Wilson, J., Kelly, C. Measuring the Quality of Urban Green Space Using Google Earth: A Commentary (invited). American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2011, 40, 276-277.

Baker, E., Schootman, M., Kelly, C., E. Barnidge. Do recreational resources contribute to physical activity? Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 2008, 5, 252 – 261.

Brownson, R., Kelly, C., Eyler, A., Carnoske, C., Grost, L., Handy, S., Maddock, J., Pluto, D., Ritacco, B., Sallis, J., Schmid, T. Environmental and Policy Approaches for Promoting Physical Activity in the United States: A Research Agenda. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 2008, 5, 488 - 503

Kelly, C., Baker, E., Brownson, R., Schootman, M. Translating research into practice: Using concept mapping to determine locally-relevant intervention strategies to increase physical activity. Evaluation and Program Planning, 2007, 30, 282-293. DOI:10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2007.05.007

Kelly, C., Schootman, M., Baker, E. Barnidge, Lemes, A. The association of sidewalk walkability and physical disorder with area-level race and poverty. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2007, 61, 978-983. doi:  10.1136/jech.2006.054775

Baker, E., Schootman, M., Barnidge, E., Kelly, C. Access to foods that enable individuals to adhere to dietary guidelines: the role of race and poverty. Preventing Chronic Disease, 2006, 3(3), 1-11.

Kelly, C., Hoehner, C., Baker, E., Brennan-Ramirez, L., Brownson, R. Promoting physical activity in communities: Approaches for successful evaluation of programs and policies. Evaluation and Program Planning, 2006, 29, 280-292.

Baker, E., Kelly, C., Barnidge, E., Strayhorn, J., Schootman, M., Struthers, J., Griffith, D. The Garden of Eden: Acknowledging the impact of race and class in our efforts to decrease rates of obesity. American Journal of Public Health, 2006, 96, 1170-1174. doi:  10.2105/AJPH.2004.049502

Oswald, D., Clark, E., Kelly, C. Friendship maintenance: An analysis of individual and dyad behaviors. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 2004, 23(3), 413-441.

Kelly, C., Baker, E., Williams, D., Nanney, MS., Haire-Joshu, D, Does organizational capacity have an impact on the delivery and outcomes of health education programs? Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 2004, 10(2), 164-170.