Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
- Environmental influences on physical activity levels in youthPatricia Tucker
Faculty of Health Sciences, Rm 222, Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada N6A 5B9
Health Place 15:357-63. 2009..05). Greater access to recreational opportunities seem essential to facilitate youths' healthy levels of physical activity...
- The effect of season and weather on physical activity: a systematic reviewP Tucker
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Public Health 121:909-22. 2007..This study reviewed previous studies to explore the effect of season, and consequently weather, on levels of physical activity...
- Preventing paediatric obesity; recommendations from a community-based qualitative investigationP Tucker
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
Obes Rev 7:251-60. 2006..Modifying current programmes' scheduling to include morning and afternoon sessions, and arranging for physicians to hand out resources with physical activity ideas, particularly during the winter months, is essential...
- Preschoolers' physical activity behaviours: parents' perspectivesJennifer D Irwin
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London
Can J Public Health 96:299-303. 2005..To understand parents' perspectives of their preschoolers' physical activity behaviours...
- Splashpads, swings, and shade: parents' preferences for neighbourhood parksPatricia Tucker
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
Can J Public Health 98:198-202. 2007..Because children's use of parks is mainly under the influence of their parents, understanding parents' preferences is essential for creating the most inviting and usable park space to facilitate children's physical activity...
- The influence of the physical environment and sociodemographic characteristics on children's mode of travel to and from schoolKristian Larsen
Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Am J Public Health 99:520-6. 2009..We examined whether certain characteristics of the social and physical environment influence a child's mode of travel between home and school...
- Linking childhood obesity to the built environment: a multi-level analysis of home and school neighbourhood factors associated with body mass indexJason A Gilliland
Human Environments Analysis Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
Can J Public Health 103:eS15-21. 2012..This study examines environmental factors associated with BMI (body mass index) levels among adolescents with the aim of identifying potential interventions for reducing childhood obesity...
- University students' perspectives on a physical activity record-keeping logPatricia Tucker
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Health Promot Pract 8:173-80. 2007..Students confirmed that a record-keeping log tailored to their needs and preferences would be attractive and appealing to students...
- University students' satisfaction with, interest in improving, and receptivity to attending programs aimed at health and well-beingPatricia Tucker
Public Health Research, Education, and Development PHRED program, Middlesex London Health Unit, 50 King St, London, Ontario, Canada
Health Promot Pract 12:388-95. 2011..42, SD = 1.63). A preference for physical activity level and body image improvement among university students is revealed and should be considered of paramount importance by campus-based health promotion practitioners...
- Physical activity opportunities in Canadian childcare facilities: a provincial/territorial review of legislationLeigh M Vanderloo
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
J Phys Act Health 9:461-72. 2012....
- Preschoolers' dietary behaviours: parents' perspectivesPatricia Tucker
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London
Can J Diet Pract Res 67:67-71. 2006..Preschoolers' dietary intake behaviours are described from the perspective of their parents...
- The influence of parents and the home environment on preschoolers' physical activity behaviours: a qualitative investigation of childcare providers' perspectivesPatricia Tucker
School of Occupational Therapy, 1201 Western Road, Elborn College, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, N6G 1H1, Canada
BMC Public Health 11:168. 2011..This study sought to examine childcare providers' perspectives of the importance of parents and the home environment for supporting the physical activity behaviours of preschool-aged children (aged 2.5-5 years) attending childcare...
- The influence of centre-based childcare on preschoolers' physical activity levels: a cross-sectional studyLeigh M Vanderloo
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON N6G 1H1, Canada
Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:1794-802. 2014..Results emphasize the critical role the childcare environment plays in supporting physical activity among preschoolers. ..
- Screen-viewing behaviors among preschoolers parents' perceptionsMeizi He
Middlesex London Health Unit, London, Ontario, Canada
Am J Prev Med 29:120-5. 2005..Exploring young children's experiences with this modifiable behavior may be beneficial to the creation of a multifaceted program aimed at the primary prevention of obesity...
- Effectiveness of physical activity interventions for preschoolers: a meta-analysisElliott S Gordon
University of Western Ontario, ON, Canada
Res Q Exerc Sport 84:287-94. 2013..A secondary purpose was to investigate the influence of several possible moderator variables (e.g., intervention length, location, leadership, type) on moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA)...
- Physical activity among preschoolers during indoor and outdoor childcare play periodsLeigh M Vanderloo
a Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON H6G 1H1, Canada
Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 38:1173-5. 2013..03 min/h (SD = 4.92) of MVPA and 31.68 min/h (SD = 0.83) of TPA outdoors. Boys and girls engaged in significantly more TPA outdoors; however, only boys demonstrated a significant increase in MVPA outdoors. ..
- A profile of recyclers making special trips to recycleD Speirs
Environmental Technology Group, University of Paisley, PA1 2BE Scotland, UK
J Environ Manage 62:201-20. 2001..Three quarters of the environmental burden was attributable to less than 5% of the overall recycling population...
- Temperature profiles, and the effect of sleep on them, in relation to morningness-eveningness in healthy female subjectsJ Waterhouse
Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, England, UK
Chronobiol Int 18:227-47. 2001..It is concluded that another factor that differs between morning and evening types is responsible for this difference...