Amy E Latimer

Summary

Affiliation: Queen's University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Motivating cancer prevention and early detection behaviors using psychologically tailored messages
    Amy E Latimer
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    J Health Commun 10:137-55. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity guides for Canadians: messaging strategies, realistic expectations for change, and evaluation
    Lawrence R Brawley
    College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S170-84. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Development of evidence-informed physical activity guidelines for adults with multiple sclerosis
    Amy E Latimer-Cheung
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:1829-1836.e7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effects of exercise training on fitness, mobility, fatigue, and health-related quality of life among adults with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review to inform guideline development
    Amy E Latimer-Cheung
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:1800-1828.e3. 2013
  5. pmc Evidence-informed recommendations for constructing and disseminating messages supplementing the new Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines
    Amy E Latimer-Cheung
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, 28 Division St, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:419. 2013
  6. pmc How do perceptions about cessation outcomes moderate the effectiveness of a gain-framed smoking cessation telephone counseling intervention?
    Amy E Latimer-Cheung
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Health Commun 17:1081-98. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Targeted smoking cessation messages for adolescents
    Amy E Latimer
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 50:47-53. 2012
  8. pmc A systematic review of three approaches for constructing physical activity messages: What messages work and what improvements are needed?
    Amy E Latimer
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:36. 2010
  9. pmc The identification of framed messages in the New York State Smokers' Quitline materials
    Amy E Latimer
    School of Kinesiology ealth Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Health Educ Res 25:54-60. 2010
  10. pmc Promoting fruit and vegetable intake through messages tailored to individual differences in regulatory focus
    Amy E Latimer
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, P O Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:363-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Motivating cancer prevention and early detection behaviors using psychologically tailored messages
    Amy E Latimer
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    J Health Commun 10:137-55. 2005
    ..This line of research provides evidence for the utility of psychological tailoring as a health communication strategy and direction for developing effective health messages in a variety of settings...
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity guides for Canadians: messaging strategies, realistic expectations for change, and evaluation
    Lawrence R Brawley
    College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S170-84. 2007
    ..These messages should be disseminated to the public via a multi-phase social-marketing campaign that is carefully planned and thoroughly evaluated...
  3. doi request reprint Development of evidence-informed physical activity guidelines for adults with multiple sclerosis
    Amy E Latimer-Cheung
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:1829-1836.e7. 2013
    ..Meeting these guidelines may also reduce fatigue, improve mobility, and enhance elements of health-related quality of life. People with MS and health professionals are encouraged to adopt these rigorously developed guidelines. ..
  4. doi request reprint Effects of exercise training on fitness, mobility, fatigue, and health-related quality of life among adults with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review to inform guideline development
    Amy E Latimer-Cheung
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:1800-1828.e3. 2013
    ..To conduct a systematic review of evidence surrounding the effects of exercise training on physical fitness, mobility, fatigue, and health-related quality of life in adults with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  5. pmc Evidence-informed recommendations for constructing and disseminating messages supplementing the new Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines
    Amy E Latimer-Cheung
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, 28 Division St, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:419. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc How do perceptions about cessation outcomes moderate the effectiveness of a gain-framed smoking cessation telephone counseling intervention?
    Amy E Latimer-Cheung
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Health Commun 17:1081-98. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that it may be useful to consider sex and individual differences in outcome expectancies when delivering gain-framed smoking cessation messages in the context of a state quitline...
  7. doi request reprint Targeted smoking cessation messages for adolescents
    Amy E Latimer
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 50:47-53. 2012
    ..To develop and to conduct a preliminary evaluation of smoking cessation messages targeted for adolescents...
  8. pmc A systematic review of three approaches for constructing physical activity messages: What messages work and what improvements are needed?
    Amy E Latimer
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:36. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  9. pmc The identification of framed messages in the New York State Smokers' Quitline materials
    Amy E Latimer
    School of Kinesiology ealth Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Health Educ Res 25:54-60. 2010
    ..1% were non-framed. The loss-framed and non-framed messages indicate missed opportunities for providing gain-framed messages within the Quitline services, thus emphasizing a possible gap between research and practice...
  10. pmc Promoting fruit and vegetable intake through messages tailored to individual differences in regulatory focus
    Amy E Latimer
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, P O Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:363-9. 2008
    ..Researchers must identify strategies to optimize the persuasiveness of messages used in public education campaigns encouraging fruit and vegetable (FV) intake...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of gain-framed messages for encouraging disease prevention behavior: is all hope lost?
    Amy E Latimer
    Queen s University, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Health Commun 12:645-9. 2007
    ..We suggest that the future of message framing is promising with newly emerging approaches to increasing message effectiveness...
  12. ncbi request reprint Promoting participation in physical activity using framed messages: an application of prospect theory
    Amy E Latimer
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 13:659-81. 2008
    ..We compared the effectiveness of gain-, loss-, and mixed-framed messages for promoting moderate to vigorous physical activity...
  13. doi request reprint Leisure time physical activity in a population-based sample of people with spinal cord injury part II: activity types, intensities, and durations
    Kathleen A Martin Ginis
    Department of Kinesiology, Centre for Health Promotion and Rehabilitation, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:729-33. 2010
    ..To describe the types, intensities, and average duration of leisure time physical activities (LTPAs) performed by people with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  14. pmc Healthy Eating for Life English as a second language curriculum: primary outcomes from a nutrition education intervention targeting cancer risk reduction
    Lindsay R Duncan
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Health Psychol 18:950-61. 2013
    ..Participants also achieved higher reading scores compared to the state average...
  15. doi request reprint Leisure time physical activity in a population-based sample of people with spinal cord injury part I: demographic and injury-related correlates
    Kathleen A Martin Ginis
    Department of Kinesiology, Centre for Health Promotion and Rehabilitation, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:722-8. 2010
    ....
  16. pmc Nicotine dependence as a moderator of a quitline-based message framing intervention
    Lisa M Fucito
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:229-32. 2011
    ....
  17. pmc Examining predictors of physical activity among inactive middle-aged women: an application of the health action process approach
    Carolyn J Barg
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Health 27:829-45. 2012
    ..Overall, HAPA provides a useful framework for identifying determinants of physical activity intentions and behaviour within a group of inactive, middle-aged women...
  18. pmc Tailoring messages to individual differences in monitoring-blunting styles to increase fruit and vegetable intake
    Pamela Williams-Piehota
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:398-405. 2009
    ..MBCS refers to the tendency to either attend to and amplify, or distract oneself from and minimize threatening information...
  19. pmc Examining the use of message tailoring to promote physical activity among medically underserved adults
    Josefa L Martinez
    Yale University, School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    J Health Psychol 18:470-6. 2013
    ..Intentions and behavior were not higher among those who received messages matching their regulatory focus. Implications for message tailoring frameworks are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Weight training to activities of daily living: helping older adults make a connection
    Kathleen A Martin Ginis
    Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:116-21. 2006
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Reliability and validity tests of the leisure time physical activity questionnaire for people with spinal cord injury
    Kathleen A Martin Ginis
    Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:677-82. 2012
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Determinants of physical activity among people with spinal cord injury: a test of social cognitive theory
    Kathleen A Martin Ginis
    Department of Kinesiology, Centre for Health Promotion and Rehabilitation, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Behav Med 42:127-33. 2011
    ..Testing a social cognitive theory-based model of determinants is important for identifying variables to target in physical activity-enhancing interventions...
  23. doi request reprint Exercise as stigma management for individuals with onset-controllable and onset-uncontrollable spinal cord injury
    Ashley C Tyrrell
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Physical Education Centre, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Rehabil Psychol 55:383-90. 2010
    ..Studies have suggested that individuals with physical disabilities are often stigmatized and are perceived to possess less favorable physical and psychological characteristics than individuals without disability...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physical activity guidelines and guides for Canadians: facts and future
    Mark S Tremblay
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:S218-24. 2007
    ..Recommendations on how to proceed are based on the evidence base provided by this series of papers; the immediate next steps mandated by this initiative are outlined and priorities for future research are indicated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Moving beyond the stigma: the impression formation benefits of exercise for individuals with a physical disability
    Kelly P Arbour
    Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Adapt Phys Activ Q 24:144-59. 2007
    ..Evidently, the exerciser stereotype may undermine negative impressions of people with physical disabilities...
  26. ncbi request reprint The physical activity recall assessment for people with spinal cord injury: validity
    Amy E Latimer
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:208-16. 2006
    ..This study examined the construct validity of the physical activity recall assessment for people with spinal cord injury (PARA-SCI)...
  27. pmc Nicotine dependence as a moderator of message framing effects on smoking cessation outcomes
    Lisa M Fucito
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:311-7. 2010
    ..Nicotine dependence as a potential moderator of message framing effects on actual smoking outcomes among treatment-seeking smokers remains to be determined...
  28. pmc Formative research for a community-based message-framing intervention
    Josefa L Martinez
    Health, Emotion, and Behavior Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:335-47. 2012
    ..To inform a community-based message framing intervention encouraging physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption among medically underserved adults...
  29. ncbi request reprint Change in self-efficacy following a single strength training session predicts sedentary older adults' subsequent motivation to join a strength training program
    Amy E Latimer
    Centre for Health Promotion and Rehabilitation, Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Health Promot 20:135-8. 2005
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Increased participation in activities of daily living is associated with lower cholesterol levels in people with spinal cord injury
    Samuel P Hetz
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1755-9. 2009
    ..Hetz SP, Latimer AE, Martin Ginis KA, Buchholz AC, and the SHAPE-SCI Research Group. Increased participation in activities of daily living is associated with lower cholesterol levels in people with spinal cord injury...
  31. doi request reprint Effects of a print-mediated intervention on physical activity during transition to the first year of university
    Steven R Bray
    Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Med 37:60-9. 2011
    ..A theory-driven and targeted print media intervention can offer low-cost and broad-reaching effects that may help students stay more active or curb declining levels of MVPA that occur during transition to university...
  32. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of an activity measure for people with spinal cord injury
    Kathleen A Martin Ginis
    Centre for Health Promotion and Rehabilitation, Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1099-111. 2005
    ....
  33. pmc Testing messages to encourage discussion of clinical trials among cancer survivors and their physicians: examining monitoring style and message detail
    Lindsay R Duncan
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:119-26. 2013
    ..These findings imply that providing extremely detailed information may be excessive, even to individuals engaged in information seeking behavior...
  34. doi request reprint Risky business: risk information and the moderating effect of message frame and past behaviour on women's perceptions of the Human Papillomavirus vaccine
    Heather L Gainforth
    Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    J Health Psychol 17:896-905; quiz 905-6. 2012
    ..The deleterious effects of risk information on specific aspects of women's coping appraisal may be mitigated by appropriately framed messages...
  35. pmc Targeting or tailoring?
    Kristina L Schmid
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, USA
    Mark Health Serv 28:32-7. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint An examination of the mechanisms of exercise-induced change in psychological well-being among people with spinal cord injury
    Amy E Latimer
    Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Rehabil Res Dev 41:643-52. 2004
    ..01. With the identification of these factors as mediators of exercise-related changes in pain and well-being, exercise interventions can be designed that specifically target these mediators and possibly maximize intervention efficacy...