Patricia Tucker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Environmental influences on physical activity levels in youth
    Patricia 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
  2. ncbi The effect of season and weather on physical activity: a systematic review
    P Tucker
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health 121:909-22. 2007
  3. ncbi Preventing paediatric obesity; recommendations from a community-based qualitative investigation
    P Tucker
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Obes Rev 7:251-60. 2006
  4. ncbi Preschoolers' physical activity behaviours: parents' perspectives
    Jennifer D Irwin
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London
    Can J Public Health 96:299-303. 2005
  5. ncbi Splashpads, swings, and shade: parents' preferences for neighbourhood parks
    Patricia Tucker
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:198-202. 2007
  6. pmc The influence of the physical environment and sociodemographic characteristics on children's mode of travel to and from school
    Kristian Larsen
    Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 99:520-6. 2009
  7. ncbi Linking childhood obesity to the built environment: a multi-level analysis of home and school neighbourhood factors associated with body mass index
    Jason A Gilliland
    Human Environments Analysis Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
    Can J Public Health 103:eS15-21. 2012
  8. ncbi University students' perspectives on a physical activity record-keeping log
    Patricia Tucker
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Health Promot Pract 8:173-80. 2007
  9. doi University students' satisfaction with, interest in improving, and receptivity to attending programs aimed at health and well-being
    Patricia 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
  10. ncbi Physical activity opportunities in Canadian childcare facilities: a provincial/territorial review of legislation
    Leigh M Vanderloo
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Phys Act Health 9:461-72. 2012

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Publications18

  1. doi Environmental influences on physical activity levels in youth
    Patricia 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...
  2. ncbi The effect of season and weather on physical activity: a systematic review
    P 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...
  3. ncbi Preventing paediatric obesity; recommendations from a community-based qualitative investigation
    P 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...
  4. ncbi Preschoolers' physical activity behaviours: parents' perspectives
    Jennifer 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...
  5. ncbi Splashpads, swings, and shade: parents' preferences for neighbourhood parks
    Patricia 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...
  6. pmc The influence of the physical environment and sociodemographic characteristics on children's mode of travel to and from school
    Kristian 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...
  7. ncbi Linking childhood obesity to the built environment: a multi-level analysis of home and school neighbourhood factors associated with body mass index
    Jason 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...
  8. ncbi University students' perspectives on a physical activity record-keeping log
    Patricia 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...
  9. doi University students' satisfaction with, interest in improving, and receptivity to attending programs aimed at health and well-being
    Patricia 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...
  10. ncbi Physical activity opportunities in Canadian childcare facilities: a provincial/territorial review of legislation
    Leigh M Vanderloo
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Phys Act Health 9:461-72. 2012
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  11. ncbi Preschoolers' dietary behaviours: parents' perspectives
    Patricia 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...
  12. pmc The influence of parents and the home environment on preschoolers' physical activity behaviours: a qualitative investigation of childcare providers' perspectives
    Patricia 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...
  13. pmc The influence of centre-based childcare on preschoolers' physical activity levels: a cross-sectional study
    Leigh 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. ..
  14. ncbi Screen-viewing behaviors among preschoolers parents' perceptions
    Meizi 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...
  15. ncbi Effectiveness of physical activity interventions for preschoolers: a meta-analysis
    Elliott 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)...
  16. doi Physical activity among preschoolers during indoor and outdoor childcare play periods
    Leigh 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. ..
  17. ncbi A profile of recyclers making special trips to recycle
    D 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...
  18. ncbi Temperature profiles, and the effect of sleep on them, in relation to morningness-eveningness in healthy female subjects
    J 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...