Guy Ej Faulkner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference and quality of life in individuals with schizophrenia
    Guy Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2W6
    Schizophr Res 90:174-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in the process of psychiatric rehabilitation: theoretical and methodological issues
    Guy Faulkner
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Physical Education and Health, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2W6, Canada
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 29:258-66. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies for weight gain and metabolic disturbance in patients treated with antipsychotic medications
    Guy Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 51:502-11. 2006
  4. pmc The freedom to explore: examining the influence of independent mobility on weekday, weekend and after-school physical activity behaviour in children living in urban and inner-suburban neighbourhoods of varying socioeconomic status
    Michelle R Stone
    School of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University, 6230 South Street, PO BOX 15000 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H4R2, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:5. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint A qualitative examination of the impact of microgrants to promote physical activity among adolescents
    Katherine A Tamminen
    Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, W1 34 Van Vliet Centre, Edmonton, AB T6G 2H9, Canada
    BMC Public Health 14:1206. 2014
  6. pmc The COMPASS study: a longitudinal hierarchical research platform for evaluating natural experiments related to changes in school-level programs, policies and built environment resources
    Scott T Leatherdale
    School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, 200 University, Avenue, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 14:331. 2014
  7. pmc Prevalence of health-risk behaviours among Canadian post-secondary students: descriptive results from the National College Health Assessment
    Matthew Y W Kwan
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, 175 Longwood Road South Suite 201a, Hamilton, ON, L8P 0A1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:548. 2013
  8. pmc School travel and children's physical activity: a cross-sectional study examining the influence of distance
    Guy Faulkner
    Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2W6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:1166. 2013
  9. pmc Understanding the drive to escort: a cross-sectional analysis examining parental attitudes towards children's school travel and independent mobility
    George Mammen
    Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord St, Toronto, ON, M5S 2W6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:862. 2012
  10. pmc GIS measured environmental correlates of active school transport: a systematic review of 14 studies
    Bonny Yee Man Wong
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:39. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference and quality of life in individuals with schizophrenia
    Guy Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2W6
    Schizophr Res 90:174-8. 2007
    ..The primary objective was to examine the differential relationship between waist circumference, body mass index, and self-reported quality of life in patients with schizophrenia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in the process of psychiatric rehabilitation: theoretical and methodological issues
    Guy Faulkner
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Physical Education and Health, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2W6, Canada
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 29:258-66. 2006
    ..These approaches differ widely in scope but all share one thing in common: a personalized understanding of the process of mental health change in psychiatric rehabilitation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies for weight gain and metabolic disturbance in patients treated with antipsychotic medications
    Guy Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 51:502-11. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc The freedom to explore: examining the influence of independent mobility on weekday, weekend and after-school physical activity behaviour in children living in urban and inner-suburban neighbourhoods of varying socioeconomic status
    Michelle R Stone
    School of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University, 6230 South Street, PO BOX 15000 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H4R2, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:5. 2014
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint A qualitative examination of the impact of microgrants to promote physical activity among adolescents
    Katherine A Tamminen
    Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, W1 34 Van Vliet Centre, Edmonton, AB T6G 2H9, Canada
    BMC Public Health 14:1206. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the role of microgrants in enhancing PA opportunities for Canadian adolescents...
  6. pmc The COMPASS study: a longitudinal hierarchical research platform for evaluating natural experiments related to changes in school-level programs, policies and built environment resources
    Scott T Leatherdale
    School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, 200 University, Avenue, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 14:331. 2014
    ..Few researchers have the data required to adequately understand how the school environment impacts youth health behaviour development over time...
  7. pmc Prevalence of health-risk behaviours among Canadian post-secondary students: descriptive results from the National College Health Assessment
    Matthew Y W Kwan
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, 175 Longwood Road South Suite 201a, Hamilton, ON, L8P 0A1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:548. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc School travel and children's physical activity: a cross-sectional study examining the influence of distance
    Guy Faulkner
    Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2W6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:1166. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between school travel mode and physical activity using a sampling frame that purposefully locates schools in varying neighbourhoods...
  9. pmc Understanding the drive to escort: a cross-sectional analysis examining parental attitudes towards children's school travel and independent mobility
    George Mammen
    Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord St, Toronto, ON, M5S 2W6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:862. 2012
    ..By comparing these groups, insight was gained into how we may encourage greater AST and independent mobility in youth living in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, Canada...
  10. pmc GIS measured environmental correlates of active school transport: a systematic review of 14 studies
    Bonny Yee Man Wong
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:39. 2011
    ..The objectives of this review are: i) to examine and summarize the relationships between objectively measured BE features and AST in children and adolescents and ii) to critically discuss GIS methodologies used in this context...
  11. 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:..
  12. pmc A multi-level examination of school programs, policies and resources associated with physical activity among elementary school youth in the PLAY-ON study
    Scott T Leatherdale
    Department of Population Studies and Surveillance, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:6. 2010
    ....
  13. 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...
  14. pmc Mode shifting in school travel mode: examining the prevalence and correlates of active school transport in Ontario, Canada
    Bonny Yee Man Wong
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2W6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:618. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence and correlates of mode shift from passive in the morning to active in the afternoon among elementary and secondary school students in Ontario, Canada...
  15. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia and weight management: a systematic review of interventions to control weight
    G Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:324-32. 2003
    ..This study systematically reviews the literature on the effectiveness of interventions designed to control weight gain in schizophrenia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric illness and obesity: recognizing the "obesogenic" nature of an inpatient psychiatric setting
    Guy E J Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 60:538-41. 2009
    ..This study examined environmental factors that contribute to obesity in one psychiatric hospital in Canada...
  17. ncbi request reprint School disconnectedness: identifying adolescents at risk in Ontario, Canada
    Guy E J Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S2W6, Canada
    J Sch Health 79:312-8. 2009
    ..A secondary objective was to extend this work by assessing whether physical activity was an additional health behavior that differentiated youth who feel connected to their schools from those who do not...
  18. pmc ParticipACTION: Baseline assessment of the capacity available to the 'New ParticipACTION': A qualitative study of Canadian organizations
    Guy Faulkner
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Physical Education and Health, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 2W6, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:87. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  19. pmc What's "quickest and easiest?": parental decision making about school trip mode
    Guy Ej Faulkner
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON, M5 S 2W6, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:62. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  20. ncbi request reprint The Long Live Kids campaign: awareness of campaign messages
    Guy E J Faulkner
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Health Commun 16:519-32. 2011
    ..Future research needs to examine how children become aware of such media campaigns and how this mediated information is being used by children...
  21. pmc Economic instruments for obesity prevention: results of a scoping review and modified Delphi survey
    Guy E J Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON M5S2W6, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:109. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to synthesize existing evidence regarding the impact of economic policies targeting obesity and its causal behaviours (diet, physical activity), and to make specific recommendations for the Canadian context...
  22. ncbi request reprint Active school transport, physical activity levels and body weight of children and youth: a systematic review
    Guy E J Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Prev Med 48:3-8. 2009
    ..Before implementing such solutions, it is important to demonstrate that active school transport is associated with health-related outcomes...
  23. ncbi request reprint The acceptability of physical activity programming within a smoking cessation service for individuals with severe mental illness
    Guy Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 66:123-6. 2007
    ..The current study assessed the acceptability of introducing physical activity, including perceived advantages and disadvantages, as an adjunct to a smoking cessation service within this population...
  24. ncbi request reprint The relationship between vigorous physical activity and juvenile delinquency: a mediating role for self-esteem?
    Guy E J Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Behav Med 30:155-63. 2007
    ..There was no evidence of a mediating role for self-esteem. Our findings suggest that physical activity is not the solution for reducing juvenile delinquency...
  25. pmc Interventions to reduce weight gain in schizophrenia
    Guy Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Schizophr Bull 33:654-6. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Canada on the Move: an intensive media analysis from inception to reception
    Guy Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 97:S16-20, S17-21. 2006
    ..The purpose of this article is to report on the application of this type of analysis to the Canada on the Move media campaign...
  27. ncbi request reprint Validation of a physical activity assessment tool for individuals with schizophrenia
    Guy Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2W6
    Schizophr Res 82:225-31. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to provide preliminary validation of the Short-Form International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ), a measurement tool that could prove useful for both clinicians and researchers in the field...
  28. ncbi request reprint Tobacco harm reduction strategies: the case for physical activity
    Wayne deRuiter
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:157-68. 2006
    ..Significant concerns remain regarding the practicality of physical activity as a harm reduction strategy and the extent to which participation in physical activity may be used to justify continued smoking...
  29. ncbi request reprint Motivating smoking reductions by framing health information as safer smoking tips
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Addict Behav 31:1465-8. 2006
    ..This pilot result is encouraging but requires replication before considering the value of including safer smoking tips in health messages for smokers in the general population...
  30. ncbi request reprint The relationship between sedentary activities and physical inactivity among adolescents: results from the Canadian Community Health Survey
    Naoko Koezuka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 39:515-22. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Challenges in assessing the implementation and effectiveness of physical activity and nutrition policy interventions as natural experiments
    S Ramanathan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Health Promot Int 23:290-7. 2008
    ..In this paper, we discuss the context of these challenges in relation to the Ontario government school physical activity and nutrition policies...
  32. pmc Characteristics of physically active smokers and implications for harm reduction
    Wayne K Deruiter
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 2W6
    Am J Public Health 98:925-31. 2008
    ..We sought to establish the prevalence of physical activity among smokers, whether or not physically active smokers were more likely to attempt cessation, and who these physically active smokers were...
  33. ncbi request reprint Active school transportation in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada: an exploration of trends in space and time (1986-2006)
    Ron N Buliung
    Department of Geography, University of Toronto at Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Road N, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 48:507-12. 2009
    ..This study describes temporal and spatial trends in active transportation for school trips in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada's largest city-region...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise on cravings to smoke: the role of exercise intensity and cortisol
    Filippe Scerbo
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Sports Sci 28:11-9. 2010
    ..Vigorous exercise has a similar effect to moderate exercise in terms of the magnitude of craving reduction. However, performing bouts of moderate-intensity exercise may be a better recommendation for reducing cravings...
  35. ncbi request reprint Increasing perceived choice about change in smokers: implications
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Canada
    Addict Behav 32:1907-12. 2007
    ..Perceived choice has been identified as an important factor in change from negative health behaviors, and the implications and future directions of this research are discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Exploring the construct validity of the transtheoretical model to structure physical activity interventions for individuals with serious mental illness
    Paul Gorczynski
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 34:61-4. 2010
    ..This study examined the construct validity of the Transtheoretical Model (TTM) in individuals with serious mental illness to guide future physical activity interventions...
  37. ncbi request reprint Physical activity promotion through the mass media: inception, production, transmission and consumption
    Sara Jane Finlay
    Institute of Communication and Culture, The University of Toronto at Mississauga, Toronto, ON, Canada L5L 1C6
    Prev Med 40:121-30. 2005
    ..Evaluations of physical activity and health media campaigns have been limited and ignore the complex process of communication and the socially constructed nature of news messages...
  38. ncbi request reprint Get the news on physical activity research: a content analysis of physical activity research in the Canadian print media
    Guy Faulkner
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Phys Act Health 4:180-92. 2007
    ..News media may play a critical role in disseminating research about physical activity and health. This study examined how much physical activity research gets reported in the media and its prominence and credibility...
  39. ncbi request reprint A provincial study of opportunities for school-based physical activity in secondary schools
    John J M Dwyer
    Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 39:80-6. 2006
    ..This study surveyed Ontario secondary schools to identify the range of structured opportunities and their engagement by students...
  40. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and sport participation in youth with congenital heart disease: perceptions of children and parents
    Fiona Moola
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Canada
    Adapt Phys Activ Q 25:49-70. 2008
    ..Findings are discussed within the context of self-efficacy theory and may inform the design of safe and enjoyable physical activity opportunities for this population...