Affiliation: York University
- Physical activity and health in Canadian asthmaticsShilpa Dogra
Lifespan Health and Performance Laboratory, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Asthma 43:795-9. 2006..In summary, PA was consistently associated with better health in Canadians with asthma. Future research is required to confirm a linear dose-response relationship between PA and health in asthmatics...
- The relationship between age of asthma onset and cardiovascular disease in CanadiansShilpa Dogra
Lifespan Health and Performance Laboratory
J Asthma 44:849-54. 2007..To quantify the association between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and asthma in Canadian adults and to determine whether age of asthma onset is a moderator of this association...
- Psychosocial predictors of physical activity in older aged asthmaticsShilpa Dogra
Lifespan Health and Performance Laboratory, York University, North York, ON, M3 J 1P3, Canada
Age Ageing 37:449-54. 2008..there is little information available on physical activity (PA) patterns and the psychosocial determinants of PA in older adults with asthma...
- The role of physical activity and body mass index in the health care use of adults with asthmaShilpa Dogra
Lifespan Health and Performance Laboratory, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 102:462-8. 2009..The role of physical activity (PA) and body mass index (BMI) (calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared) in this relationship is unknown...
- Do or decline?: comparing the effects of physical inactivity on biopsychosocial components of successful agingBrad A Meisner
School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Health Psychol 15:688-96. 2010..This effect was not found for moderately active participants. Findings reinforce that PA, even at moderate levels, is an efficient way of optimizing biopsychosocial health, particularly functional health, in later life...
- Role of age at asthma diagnosis in the asthma-obesity relationshipShilpa Dogra
Lifespan Health and Performance Laboratory, York University, Toronto, Ontario
Can Respir J 17:e97-101. 2010..To determine whether age at asthma diagnosis has an impact on the previously described relationship between asthma and obesity...