David Revalds Lubans

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Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of the Motivation to Limit Screen-time Questionnaire (MLSQ) for adolescents
    D R Lubans
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:561-6. 2013
  2. pmc Development and evaluation of social cognitive measures related to adolescent dietary behaviors
    Deborah L Dewar
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Newcastle, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:36. 2012
  3. pmc A cluster randomised trial of a school-based intervention to prevent decline in adolescent physical activity levels: study protocol for the 'Physical Activity 4 Everyone' trial
    Rachel Sutherland
    Hunter New England Population Health, Locked Bag 10, Wallsend, NSW 2287, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:57. 2013
  4. pmc A cluster-randomized controlled trial of strategies to increase adolescents' physical activity and motivation during physical education lessons: the Motivating Active Learning in Physical Education (MALP) trial
    Richard R Rosenkranz
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:834. 2012
  5. pmc Social support from teachers mediates physical activity behavior change in children participating in the Fit-4-Fun intervention
    Narelle Eather
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Callaghan, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:68. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Testing mediator variables in a resistance training intervention for obese adults with type 2 diabetes
    David R Lubans
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    Psychol Health 27:1388-404. 2012
  7. pmc Rationale and study protocol for the supporting children's outcomes using rewards, exercise and skills (SCORES) group randomized controlled trial: a physical activity and fundamental movement skills intervention for primary schools in low-income communiti
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:427. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Potential moderators and mediators of intervention effects in an obesity prevention program for adolescent boys from disadvantaged schools
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 15:519-25. 2012
  9. pmc Mediators of weight loss in the 'Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids' pilot study for overweight fathers
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:45. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Explaining dietary intake in adolescent girls from disadvantaged secondary schools. A test of Social Cognitive Theory
    David R Lubans
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia
    Appetite 58:517-24. 2012

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Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of the Motivation to Limit Screen-time Questionnaire (MLSQ) for adolescents
    D R Lubans
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:561-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to design and evaluate a brief scale to assess adolescents' motivation to limit their screen-time using a self-determination theory (SDT) framework...
  2. pmc Development and evaluation of social cognitive measures related to adolescent dietary behaviors
    Deborah L Dewar
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Newcastle, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:36. 2012
    ..This study aimed to develop and evaluate the reliability and factorial validity, of social-cognitive measures related to adolescent healthy eating behaviors...
  3. pmc A cluster randomised trial of a school-based intervention to prevent decline in adolescent physical activity levels: study protocol for the 'Physical Activity 4 Everyone' trial
    Rachel Sutherland
    Hunter New England Population Health, Locked Bag 10, Wallsend, NSW 2287, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:57. 2013
    ..This study aims to assess the effectiveness of a multi-component school-based intervention in reducing the decline in physical activity among students attending secondary schools located in disadvantaged communities...
  4. pmc A cluster-randomized controlled trial of strategies to increase adolescents' physical activity and motivation during physical education lessons: the Motivating Active Learning in Physical Education (MALP) trial
    Richard R Rosenkranz
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:834. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of three motivational strategies, each based on Self-Determination Theory (SDT), on PA levels, and their hypothesized antecedents, during year 8 PE lessons...
  5. pmc Social support from teachers mediates physical activity behavior change in children participating in the Fit-4-Fun intervention
    Narelle Eather
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Callaghan, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:68. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to explore potential mediators of physical activity in the Fit-4-Fun program for primary school children...
  6. doi request reprint Testing mediator variables in a resistance training intervention for obese adults with type 2 diabetes
    David R Lubans
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    Psychol Health 27:1388-404. 2012
    ..01), which mediated the effect of the intervention on RT behaviour. The home-based RT program successfully targeted participants' RT planning strategies which contributed to their exercise adherence...
  7. pmc Rationale and study protocol for the supporting children's outcomes using rewards, exercise and skills (SCORES) group randomized controlled trial: a physical activity and fundamental movement skills intervention for primary schools in low-income communiti
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:427. 2012
    ..PA levels decline dramatically during adolescence and evidence suggests that competency in a range of fundamental movement skills (FMS) may serve as a protective factor against this trend...
  8. doi request reprint Potential moderators and mediators of intervention effects in an obesity prevention program for adolescent boys from disadvantaged schools
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 15:519-25. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore potential moderators and mediators of intervention effects in the Physical Activity Leaders (PALs) obesity prevention program for adolescent boys from disadvantaged secondary schools...
  9. pmc Mediators of weight loss in the 'Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids' pilot study for overweight fathers
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:45. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper was to identify potential behavioral mediators of weight loss in the Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids (HDHK) intervention for overweight fathers...
  10. doi request reprint Explaining dietary intake in adolescent girls from disadvantaged secondary schools. A test of Social Cognitive Theory
    David R Lubans
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia
    Appetite 58:517-24. 2012
    ..Further study of the role that implementation intentions play in explaining adolescent girls' dietary behaviors is required...
  11. doi request reprint Description and evaluation of a social cognitive model of physical activity behaviour tailored for adolescent girls
    D R Lubans
    School of Education, Faculty of Education rts, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Newcastle 2308, Australia
    Health Educ Res 27:115-28. 2012
    ..Shared method variance may explain the larger portions of variance explained in previous studies. Future studies are encouraged to evaluate theories of physical activity behaviour change using objective measures of physical activity...
  12. pmc How many steps/day are enough? for children and adolescents
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behavior Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:78. 2011
    ....
  13. pmc A school-based randomized controlled trial to improve physical activity among Iranian high school girls
    Parvaneh Taymoori
    Department of Health Education, School of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:18. 2008
    ..Because PA interventions in schools have the potential to reach many children and adolescents, this study reports on PA intervention research conducted in all-female Iranian high schools...
  14. pmc The 'Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids' community effectiveness trial: study protocol of a community-based healthy lifestyle program for fathers and their children
    Philip J Morgan
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:876. 2011
    ..The aim of the current study was to evaluate the previously established program in a community setting, in a large effectiveness trial...
  15. pmc Improving health-related fitness in children: the Fit-4-Fun randomized controlled trial study protocol
    Narelle Eather
    Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Newcastle, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:902. 2011
    ..This paper reports the rationale and methods for a school-based intervention designed to improve physical fitness and physical activity levels of Grades 5 and 6 primary school children...
  16. pmc A school-based intervention to promote physical activity among adolescent girls: rationale, design, and baseline data from the Girls in Sport group randomised controlled trial
    Anthony D Okely
    Interdisciplinary Educational Research Institute, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong, 2522, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:658. 2011
    ..This report describes the rationale, design and baseline data from the Girls in Sport group randomised trial, which aims to prevent the decline in moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) among adolescent girls...
  17. pmc Exercise and nutrition routine improving cancer health (ENRICH): the protocol for a randomized efficacy trial of a nutrition and physical activity program for adult cancer survivors and carers
    Erica L James
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:236. 2011
    ..This article describes the intervention development, study design, and participant recruitment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Social, psychological and behavioural correlates of pedometer step counts in a sample of Australian adolescents
    David Revalds Lubans
    University of Newcastle, Faculty of Education and Arts, Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 12:141-7. 2009
    ..This study has identified a number of potentially modifiable correlates of objectively measured physical activity in sample of Australian adolescents...
  19. doi request reprint A systematic review of the validity and reliability of sedentary behaviour measures used with children and adolescents
    D R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 12:781-99. 2011
    ..We recommend the use of objective measures of sedentary behaviour such as accelerometers, in conjunction with subjective measures (e.g. self-report), to assess type and context of behaviour...
  20. doi request reprint Test-retest reliability of a battery of field-based health-related fitness measures for adolescents
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    J Sports Sci 29:685-93. 2011
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Mediators of change following a senior school physical activity intervention
    David R Lubans
    University of Newcastle, Faculty of Education and Arts, NSW, 2308, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 12:134-40. 2009
    ..Exercise self-efficacy may be a mediator of physical activity behaviour in adolescent girls...
  22. doi request reprint Evaluation of an extra-curricular school sport programme promoting lifestyle and lifetime activity for adolescents
    David Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Sports Sci 26:519-29. 2008
    ..879). The results of the present study provide further evidence that physical activity monitoring using pedometers is an effective strategy for increasing activity among low-active adolescents...
  23. doi request reprint A review of mediators of behavior in interventions to promote physical activity among children and adolescents
    David Revalds Lubans
    School of Education, The University of Newcastle, Australia
    Prev Med 47:463-70. 2008
    ..The effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in youths is still developing. To develop a better understanding "what works", researchers are now focusing on constructing an evidence base for mediators of behavior change...
  24. doi request reprint Effects of integrating pedometers, parental materials, and E-mail support within an extracurricular school sport intervention
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 44:176-83. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of a school-based intervention (Program X) incorporating pedometers and e-mail support on physical activity, sedentary behavior, and healthy eating in adolescents...
  25. doi request reprint A systematic review of studies using pedometers to promote physical activity among youth
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308, Australia
    Prev Med 48:307-15. 2009
    ..Secondary aims were to assess the quality of existing studies and examine the different ways that pedometers have been used to promote activity...
  26. doi request reprint The relationship between heart rate intensity and pedometer step counts in adolescents
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    J Sports Sci 27:591-7. 2009
    ..001). The results from this study suggest that a step rate of 130 steps per minute is equal to 65-75% maximum heart rate in low-fit adolescents and achieving 130 steps per minute could be used as an initial goal to improve fitness...
  27. pmc Exploring the mechanisms of weight loss in the SHED-IT intervention for overweight men: a mediation analysis
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:76. 2009
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  28. doi request reprint Exercise adherence and intervention effects of two school-based resistance training programs for adolescents
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308, Australia
    Prev Med 50:56-62. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and feasibility of two school-based RT programs to improve muscular fitness and body composition in adolescents...
  29. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of the Physical Activity Leaders (PALs) program for adolescent boys from disadvantaged secondary schools
    David R Lubans
    Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Prev Med 52:239-46. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and feasibility of the Physical Activity Leaders (PALs) program. PALs is an obesity prevention program for low-active adolescent boys from disadvantaged schools...
  30. pmc The relationship between active travel to school and health-related fitness in children and adolescents: a systematic review
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:5. 2011
    ..Active travel to school (ATS) has been identified as an important source of physical activity for youth. However, the relationship between ATS and health-related fitness (HRF) among youth remains unclear...
  31. doi request reprint Muscular fitness, body composition and physical self-perception in adolescents
    David R Lubans
    Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 14:216-21. 2011
    ..Physical self-worth is associated with different components of health-related fitness in adolescent girls and boys. Mediation analysis can be used to provide insights into the complex interrelationships between variables...
  32. doi request reprint Fundamental movement skills in children and adolescents: review of associated health benefits
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Sports Med 40:1019-35. 2010
    ..More longitudinal and intervention research examining the relationship between FMS competency and potential psychological, physiological and behavioural outcomes in children and adolescents is recommended...
  33. pmc The Nutrition and Enjoyable Activity for Teen Girls (NEAT girls) randomized controlled trial for adolescent girls from disadvantaged secondary schools: rationale, study protocol, and baseline results
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:652. 2010
    ..The purpose of this paper is to report the rationale, study design and baseline findings of a school-based obesity prevention program for low-active adolescent girls from disadvantaged secondary schools...
  34. doi request reprint Exploring the mechanisms of physical activity and dietary behavior change in the program x intervention for adolescents
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Callaghan, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 47:83-91. 2010
    ..The objective of this investigation was to examine the mechanisms of physical activity and dietary behavior change in the Program X intervention...
  35. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of social cognitive measures related to adolescent physical activity
    Deborah L Dewar
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 10:544-55. 2013
    ..This study aimed to develop and evaluate the construct validity and reliability of modernized social cognitive measures relating to physical activity behaviors in adolescents...
  36. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of social cognitive measures related to adolescent physical activity
    Deborah L Dewar
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 10:544-55. 2013
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Adolescent pedometer protocols: examining reactivity, tampering and participants' perceptions
    Joseph John Scott
    a Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Australia
    J Sports Sci 32:183-90. 2014
    ..891), groups showed evidence of reactivity. The results suggest that reactivity and tampering does occur in adolescents and contrary to existing research, pedometer monitoring protocols may influence participant behaviour. ..