C L Craig

Summary

Affiliation: Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Relationship between parent and child pedometer-determined physical activity: a sub-study of the CANPLAY surveillance study
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, ON K2P 0J2, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:8. 2013
  2. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
  3. pmc Patterns of neighborhood environment attributes related to physical activity across 11 countries: a latent class analysis
    Marc A Adams
    Exercise and Wellness, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:34. 2013
  4. pmc The International Prevalence Study on Physical Activity: results from 20 countries
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:21. 2009
  5. doi request reprint CANPLAY pedometer normative reference data for 21,271 children and 12,956 adolescents
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:123-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Trends in aerobic fitness among Canadians, 1981 to 2007-2009
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, ON K2P 0J2, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:511-9. 2012
  7. pmc How many steps/day are enough? For adults
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behavior Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:79. 2011
  8. pmc How many steps/day are enough? For older adults and special populations
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behaviour Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:80. 2011
  9. 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
  10. pmc Canadian children's and youth's pedometer-determined steps/day, parent-reported TV watching time, and overweight/obesity: the CANPLAY Surveillance Study
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behaviour Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:66. 2011

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Publications44

  1. pmc Relationship between parent and child pedometer-determined physical activity: a sub-study of the CANPLAY surveillance study
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, ON K2P 0J2, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:8. 2013
    ..This study examines whether children's objectively monitored PA is associated with that of their parents...
  2. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether associations between perceived attributes of neighborhood environments and physical activity differed by country...
  3. pmc Patterns of neighborhood environment attributes related to physical activity across 11 countries: a latent class analysis
    Marc A Adams
    Exercise and Wellness, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:34. 2013
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to: 1) detect international neighborhood typologies based on participants' response patterns to an environment survey and 2) to estimate associations between neighborhood environment patterns and PA...
  4. pmc The International Prevalence Study on Physical Activity: results from 20 countries
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:21. 2009
    ..The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) was developed for international surveillance. The purpose of this study was a comparative international study of population physical activity prevalence across 20 countries...
  5. doi request reprint CANPLAY pedometer normative reference data for 21,271 children and 12,956 adolescents
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:123-9. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Trends in aerobic fitness among Canadians, 1981 to 2007-2009
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, ON K2P 0J2, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:511-9. 2012
    ..Future work is required to validate prediction equations of aerobic fitness for young people to make it possible to compare fitness levels over the lifespan and across time...
  7. pmc How many steps/day are enough? For adults
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behavior Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:79. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc How many steps/day are enough? For older adults and special populations
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behaviour Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:80. 2011
    ..Those living with disability and/or chronic illness (that limits mobility and or/physical endurance) display lower levels of background daily activity, and this will affect whole-day estimates of recommended physical activity...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. pmc Canadian children's and youth's pedometer-determined steps/day, parent-reported TV watching time, and overweight/obesity: the CANPLAY Surveillance Study
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behaviour Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:66. 2011
    ..This study examines associations between pedometer-determined steps/day and parent-reported child's Body Mass Index (BMI) and time typically spent watching television between school and dinner...
  11. pmc ParticipACTION: Overview and introduction of baseline research on the "new" ParticipACTION
    Mark S Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group HALO, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L1, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:84. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: Rapid response research and funding mechanisms facilitated the collection of baseline information on the new ParticipACTION. These data will allow for comprehensive assessments of future initiatives of ParticipACTION...
  12. pmc ParticipACTION: Baseline assessment of the 'new ParticipACTION': A quantitative survey of Canadian organizational awareness and capacity
    Ronald C Plotnikoff
    School of Public Health and the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:86. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  13. pmc Distinct trajectories of leisure time physical activity and predictors of trajectory class membership: a 22 year cohort study
    Tracie A Barnett
    Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte Justine, 3175, Côte Sainte Catherine Montréal Québec, H3T 1C5, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:57. 2008
    ..or..
  14. pmc ParticipACTION: Awareness of the participACTION campaign among Canadian adults - Examining the knowledge gap hypothesis and a hierarchy-of-effects model
    John C Spence
    Sedentary Living Lab, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, E 488 Van Vliet, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2H9, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:85. 2009
    ..Thus, future promotion campaigns should include specific strategies to target different segments of the population, especially people who are living in deprived conditions with lower levels of education...
  15. pmc Individual, social, environmental, and physical environmental correlates with physical activity among Canadians: a cross-sectional study
    Sai Yi Pan
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:21. 2009
    ..This study examined the influences of various individual, social and physical environmental factors on PA participation by gender, age and socioeconomic status, using data from the 2002 nationwide survey of the Physical Activity Monitor...
  16. doi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of youth pedometer-determined physical activity: CANPLAY
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, 201 185 Somerset Street W, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1639-43. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article was to present the descriptive epidemiology of children and youth pedometer-determined physical activity on the basis of a large national sample...
  17. pmc Testing the hierarchy of effects model: ParticipACTION's serial mass communication campaigns on physical activity in Canada
    C L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, 201 185 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Health Promot Int 25:14-23. 2010
    ..This provides support to an often-used theoretical framework for designing health promotion media campaigns...
  18. doi request reprint Process and treatment of pedometer data collection for youth: the Canadian Physical Activity Levels among Youth study
    Cora Lynn Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:430-5. 2010
    ..Pedometry methods for collecting data in young populations are advancing, but it is unclear how many days of data are enough for population monitoring...
  19. pmc ParticipACTION: A mass media campaign targeting parents of inactive children; knowledge, saliency, and trialing behaviours
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:88. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  20. pmc Non-response bias in physical activity trend estimates
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:425. 2009
    ..The purpose of this short report is to examine the potential impact of changes in response rates over time on the prevalence of adequate PA in Canadian adults...
  21. ncbi request reprint Exploring the effect of the environment on physical activity: a study examining walking to work
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 23:36-43. 2002
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of Canada's Physical Activity Monitor for assessing trends
    Cora Lynn Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, 185 Somerset Street West, Suite 201, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 0J2, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1462-7. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Twenty-year trends in physical activity among Canadian adults
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:59-63. 2004
    ..Physical inactivity is associated with increased risk of mortality and chronic diseases, yet trend information is lacking in most countries. This investigation examines physical activity levels of Canadian adults aged 18 years and older...
  24. ncbi request reprint Proximal impact of Canada on the Move: the relationship of campaign awareness to pedometer ownership and use
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 97:S21-7, S22-9. 2006
    ..This study examines the immediate impact of the Canada on the Move initiative to promote walking through pedometer use among adult Canadians...
  25. ncbi request reprint Twelve-month effects of Canada on the Move: a population-wide campaign to promote pedometer use and walking
    C L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, 201 185 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2P 0J2
    Health Educ Res 22:406-13. 2007
    ..The effectiveness of health promotion to increase walking may be enhanced by combining motivational health-related messages with the dissemination and adoption of an easy-to-use tool for self-monitoring purposes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adiposity, physical fitness and incident diabetes: the physical activity longitudinal study
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Diabetologia 50:538-44. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships among adiposity, physical activity, physical fitness and the development of diabetes in a diverse sample of Canadians...
  27. ncbi request reprint Original article underweight, overweight and obesity: relationships with mortality in the 13-year follow-up of the Canada Fitness Survey
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 4700 Keele St, Ontario, M3J 1P3, North York, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:916-20. 2001
    ..96, 95% CI 1.39-6.29) categories. Similar patterns were observed in sex-specific analyses. Underweight, overweight and obese Canadians are all at increased risk of mortality compared to those who are normal weight...
  28. ncbi request reprint International physical activity questionnaire: 12-country reliability and validity
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1381-95. 2003
    ..The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) was developed as an instrument for cross-national monitoring of physical activity and inactivity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Canada's physical activity guides: has their release had an impact?
    Christine Cameron
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S161-9. 2007
    ....
  30. doi request reprint [Physical Activity guidelines in Canada: has publication had an effect?]
    Christine Cameron
    Institut canadien de la recherche sur la condition physique et le mode de vie, 201 185, rue Somerset ouest, Ottawa, ON K2P 0J2, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:S179-88. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Adiposity, adipose tissue distribution and mortality rates in the Canada Fitness Survey follow-up study
    P T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1054-9. 2002
    ..To compare mortality rates across indicators of adiposity and relative adipose tissue distribution in the Canadian population...
  32. doi request reprint Prevalence and secular changes in abdominal obesity in Canadian adolescents and adults, 1981 to 2007-2009
    I Janssen
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obes Rev 12:397-405. 2011
    ..5 cm in men and 10.6 cm in women. Within the 2007-2009 survey, 2.6% of normal weight adults had abdominal obesity, 35.3% of overweight adults had abdominal obesity and 93.0% of obese adults had abdominal obesity...
  33. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal fitness and risk of mortality
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:740-4. 2002
    ..To quantify the relationship between musculoskeletal fitness and all-cause mortality in the Canadian population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Independent effects of waist circumference and physical activity on all-cause mortality in Canadian women
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 31:271-6. 2006
    ..79; 95% CI: 0.65-0.96) and WC (HR = 1.16; 95% C.I.: 1.04-1.30) remained independent significant predictors of mortality. In conclusion, physical inactivity and high WC have significant independent risks of premature mortality among women...
  35. pmc Holiday waistline. Jolly, fit and fat: should we be singing the "Santa Too Fat Blues"?
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    CMAJ 175:1563-6. 2006
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  36. doi request reprint Influence of central and extremity circumferences on all-cause mortality in men and women
    Caitlin Mason
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2690-5. 2008
    ..Independent of BMI and WC, men and women with larger extremity circumferences had a lower risk of mortality...
  37. ncbi request reprint Mortality and self-rated health in Canada
    Caitlin Mason
    School of Physical and Health Education, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    J Phys Act Health 4:423-33. 2007
    ..This study investigates the degree to which the relationship between self-rated health and mortality is consistent across income groups in Canada and whether it can be explained by differentials in physical activity...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Lifecorder EX and ActiGraph accelerometers under free-living conditions
    James J McClain
    Department of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State University, 7350 East Unity Ave, Mesa, AZ 85212 0180, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:753-61. 2007
    ..LC displayed high inter-model reliability. Although the LC detected fewer steps than the AG, the LC detects time in specific PA intensity categories comparable to several existing AG cut points...
  39. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and body mass index as predictors of substantial weight gain and obesity: the Canadian physical activity longitudinal study
    Susan E Brien
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:121-4. 2007
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine the relationships between physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, body mass index (BMI), and the development of future obesity...
  40. ncbi request reprint ParticipACTION: this mouse roared, but did it get the cheese?
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Can J Public Health 95:S14-9. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of quality of commercial pedometers
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Research Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ 85212 0180, USA
    Can J Public Health 97:S10-5, S10-6. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Kenz Lifecorder EX and ActiGraph accelerometers in 10-yr-old children
    James J McClain
    Walking Research Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ 85212 0180, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:630-8. 2007
    ..A new accelerometer, the Kenz Lifecorder EX (LC; Suzuken Co. Ltd, Nagoya, Japan), offers promise as a feasible monitor alternative to the commonly used Actigraph (AG: Actigraph LLC, Fort Walton Beach, FL)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Modifying effects of sex, age, and education on 22-year trajectory of leisure-time physical activity in a Canadian cohort
    Tracie A Barnett
    Dept of Social and Preventive Medicine, Groupe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire de Sante, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, PQ H3C 3J7
    J Phys Act Health 4:153-66. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal fitness and weight gain in Canada
    Caitlin Mason
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:38-43. 2007
    ..Obesity is a growing health issue in Canada, and identifying the determinants of weight gain is important for the development of appropriate prevention strategies...