G R McCormack

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Characteristics of urban parks associated with park use and physical activity: a review of qualitative research
    Gavin R McCormack
    Population Health Intervention Research Centre, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive, N W Calgary, Alberta T2N4Z6, Canada
    Health Place 16:712-26. 2010
  2. pmc The association between sidewalk length and walking for different purposes in established neighborhoods
    Gavin R McCormack
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N1N4, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:92. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between cluster-analysis derived walkability and local recreational and transportation walking among Canadian adults
    Gavin R McCormack
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Health Place 18:1079-87. 2012
  4. pmc In search of causality: a systematic review of the relationship between the built environment and physical activity among adults
    Gavin R McCormack
    Population Health Intervention Research Centre, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:125. 2011
  5. pmc On your bike! a cross-sectional study of the individual, social and environmental correlates of cycling to school
    Georgina Sa Trapp
    Centre for the Built Environment and Health, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth 6009, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:123. 2011
  6. pmc Tracking of pedometer-determined physical activity in adults who relocate: results from RESIDE
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behavior Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:39. 2008
  7. pmc Does dog-ownership influence seasonal patterns of neighbourhood-based walking among adults? A longitudinal study
    Parabhdeep Lail
    Population Health Intervention Research Centre, Calgary Institute of Population and Public Health, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:148. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint BMI-referenced cut-points for recommended daily pedometer-determined steps in Australian children and adolescents
    Gavin R McCormack
    Population Health Intervention Research Center, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Res Q Exerc Sport 82:162-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Access to off-leash parks, street pattern and dog walking among adults
    G R McCormack
    Population Health Intervention Research Centre, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3rd Floor TRW Building, 3280 Hospital Drive, N W Calgary, Alberta T2N 4Z6, Canada
    Public Health 125:540-6. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Sex- and age-specific seasonal variations in physical activity among adults
    G R McCormack
    Population Health Intervention Research Centre, University of Calgary, 3rd Floor TRW Building, 3280 Hospital Drive, NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 4Z6, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:1010-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Characteristics of urban parks associated with park use and physical activity: a review of qualitative research
    Gavin R McCormack
    Population Health Intervention Research Centre, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive, N W Calgary, Alberta T2N4Z6, Canada
    Health Place 16:712-26. 2010
    ..Both qualitative and quantitative methods provide useful information for interpreting such patterns, and in particular, when designing and assessing interventions intended to improve the amount and intensity of physical activity...
  2. pmc The association between sidewalk length and walking for different purposes in established neighborhoods
    Gavin R McCormack
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N1N4, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:92. 2012
    ..We examined whether sidewalk availability was associated with participation in, and minutes of neighborhood-based walking for transportation (NWT) and recreation (NWR) after controlling for neighborhood self-selection...
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between cluster-analysis derived walkability and local recreational and transportation walking among Canadian adults
    Gavin R McCormack
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Health Place 18:1079-87. 2012
    ..Neighborhoods with a highly connected pedestrian network, large mix of businesses, high population density, high access to sidewalks and pathways, and many bus stops support local walking...
  4. pmc In search of causality: a systematic review of the relationship between the built environment and physical activity among adults
    Gavin R McCormack
    Population Health Intervention Research Centre, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:125. 2011
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  5. pmc On your bike! a cross-sectional study of the individual, social and environmental correlates of cycling to school
    Georgina Sa Trapp
    Centre for the Built Environment and Health, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth 6009, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:123. 2011
    ..This study examined individual, social and environmental factors associated with cycling to school among elementary school-aged children, stratified by gender...
  6. pmc Tracking of pedometer-determined physical activity in adults who relocate: results from RESIDE
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behavior Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:39. 2008
    ..Specifically, data were derived from the RESIDential Environment Project (RESIDE), a natural experiment of people moving into new housing developments...
  7. pmc Does dog-ownership influence seasonal patterns of neighbourhood-based walking among adults? A longitudinal study
    Parabhdeep Lail
    Population Health Intervention Research Centre, Calgary Institute of Population and Public Health, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:148. 2011
    ..This study examines whether dog-ownership influences summer and winter patterns of neighbourhood-based walking among adults living in Calgary, Canada...
  8. ncbi request reprint BMI-referenced cut-points for recommended daily pedometer-determined steps in Australian children and adolescents
    Gavin R McCormack
    Population Health Intervention Research Center, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Res Q Exerc Sport 82:162-7. 2011
    ..Our results and those reported elsewhere suggest that youth take insufficient pedometer-determined steps/day to avoid becoming overweight...
  9. doi request reprint Access to off-leash parks, street pattern and dog walking among adults
    G R McCormack
    Population Health Intervention Research Centre, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3rd Floor TRW Building, 3280 Hospital Drive, N W Calgary, Alberta T2N 4Z6, Canada
    Public Health 125:540-6. 2011
    ..Interventions to increase dog-walking should be undertaken and evaluated. Demographic factors, urban design, and whether owners already walk their dogs should be taken into account in planning...
  10. doi request reprint Sex- and age-specific seasonal variations in physical activity among adults
    G R McCormack
    Population Health Intervention Research Centre, University of Calgary, 3rd Floor TRW Building, 3280 Hospital Drive, NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 4Z6, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:1010-6. 2010
    ..To examine seasonal variations in self-reported physical activity among an urban population of Calgarian adults...
  11. pmc A cross-sectional study of the individual, social, and built environmental correlates of pedometer-based physical activity among elementary school children
    Gavin R McCormack
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:30. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify correlates of pedometer-based cut-points among elementary school-aged children...
  12. ncbi request reprint Testing the reliability of neighborhood-specific measures of physical activity among Canadian adults
    Gavin R McCormack
    Dept of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Phys Act Health 6:367-73. 2009
    ..This study examined the test-retest reliability of previously developed items (from the Neighborhood Physical Activity Questionnaire) for capturing setting-specific physical activity among Canadian adults...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does perceived behavioral control mediate the association between perceptions of neighborhood walkability and moderate- and vigorous-intensity leisure-time physical activity?
    Gavin R McCormack
    Dept of Community Health Sciences, Population Health Intervention Research Centre, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Phys Act Health 6:657-66. 2009
    ..This study examined the role of perceived behavioral control (PBC) in mediating the relationship between perceptions of neighborhood walkability and frequency of moderate (MODPA) and vigorous physical activity (VIGPA)...