E Cerin

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint International variation in neighborhood walkability, transit, and recreation environments using geographic information systems: the IPEN adult study
    Marc A Adams
    Exercise and Wellness Program, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion and Global Institute of Sustainability GIOS, Arizona State University, 425 N, 5th Street MC3020, Phoenix, Arizona
    Int J Health Geogr 13:43. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Development and reliability of a scale of physical-activity related informal social control for parents of Chinese pre-schoolers
    Yi Nam Suen
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, SAR, People s Republic of China
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:87. 2014
  3. pmc Understanding the relationships between the physical environment and physical activity in older adults: a systematic review of qualitative studies
    Mika Moran
    Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:79. 2014
  4. pmc Research priorities for child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviours: an international perspective using a twin-panel Delphi procedure
    Lauren Gillis
    Health and Use of Time HUT group, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:112. 2013
  5. pmc Environmental and cultural correlates of physical activity parenting practices among Latino parents with preschool-aged children: Niños Activos
    Teresia M O'Connor
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
    BMC Public Health 14:707. 2014
  6. pmc Study protocol for "Moving Bright, Eating Smart"- A phase 2 clinical trial on the acceptability and feasibility of a diet and physical activity intervention to prevent recurrence in colorectal cancer survivors
    Judy W C Ho
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 13:487. 2013
  7. pmc Repeatability of self-report measures of physical activity, sedentary and travel behaviour in Hong Kong adolescents for the iHealt(H) and IPEN - Adolescent studies
    Ester Cerin
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 14:142. 2014
  8. pmc What Hispanic parents do to encourage and discourage 3-5 year old children to be active: a qualitative study using nominal group technique
    Teresia M O'Connor
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:93. 2013
  9. pmc Perceived neighborhood environmental attributes associated with adults' transport-related walking and cycling: Findings from the USA, Australia and Belgium
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:70. 2012
  10. pmc Sharing good NEWS across the world: developing comparable scores across 12 countries for the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS)
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Rd SAR, Hong Kong 111 113, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 13:309. 2013

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Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint International variation in neighborhood walkability, transit, and recreation environments using geographic information systems: the IPEN adult study
    Marc A Adams
    Exercise and Wellness Program, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion and Global Institute of Sustainability GIOS, Arizona State University, 425 N, 5th Street MC3020, Phoenix, Arizona
    Int J Health Geogr 13:43. 2014
    ..This paper documents variation in comparable built environment features across countries from diverse regions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Development and reliability of a scale of physical-activity related informal social control for parents of Chinese pre-schoolers
    Yi Nam Suen
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, SAR, People s Republic of China
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:87. 2014
    ..This study aimed to develop and test the reliability of a scale of PA-related informal social control relevant to Chinese parents/caregivers of pre-schoolers (children aged 3 to 5 years) living in Hong Kong...
  3. pmc Understanding the relationships between the physical environment and physical activity in older adults: a systematic review of qualitative studies
    Mika Moran
    Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:79. 2014
    ..The current study aimed to provide a systematic review of qualitative studies exploring the potential impact of the physical environment on older adults' PA behaviors...
  4. pmc Research priorities for child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviours: an international perspective using a twin-panel Delphi procedure
    Lauren Gillis
    Health and Use of Time HUT group, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:112. 2013
    ..The quantity and quality of studies in child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviour have rapidly increased, but research directions are often pursued in a reactive and uncoordinated manner...
  5. pmc Environmental and cultural correlates of physical activity parenting practices among Latino parents with preschool-aged children: Niños Activos
    Teresia M O'Connor
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
    BMC Public Health 14:707. 2014
    ..This study aimed to examine the independent contributions of (1) sociodemographic, (2) cultural, (3) parent perceived environmental, and (4) objectively measured environmental factors, to PA parenting practices...
  6. pmc Study protocol for "Moving Bright, Eating Smart"- A phase 2 clinical trial on the acceptability and feasibility of a diet and physical activity intervention to prevent recurrence in colorectal cancer survivors
    Judy W C Ho
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 13:487. 2013
    ..The Theory of Planned Behaviour and the Health Action Process Approach have guided the design of intervention models targeting a wide range of health-related behaviours...
  7. pmc Repeatability of self-report measures of physical activity, sedentary and travel behaviour in Hong Kong adolescents for the iHealt(H) and IPEN - Adolescent studies
    Ester Cerin
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 14:142. 2014
    ....
  8. pmc What Hispanic parents do to encourage and discourage 3-5 year old children to be active: a qualitative study using nominal group technique
    Teresia M O'Connor
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:93. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Perceived neighborhood environmental attributes associated with adults' transport-related walking and cycling: Findings from the USA, Australia and Belgium
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:70. 2012
    ..We investigated the direction and shape of relationships of perceived neighborhood attributes with transport-related cycling and walking in three countries; and examined whether these associations differed by country and gender...
  10. pmc Sharing good NEWS across the world: developing comparable scores across 12 countries for the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS)
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Rd SAR, Hong Kong 111 113, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 13:309. 2013
    ..This information is also highly relevant to non-IPEN studies employing the NEWS/NEWS-A, which is one of the most popular measures of perceived environment globally...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of built environment on walking among Hong Kong older adults
    M Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hong Kong Med J 19:39-41. 2013
    ..3. Access to services, indoor places for walking, environmental aesthetics, low traffic, and absence of physical barriers may promote recreational walking....
  12. pmc Walking for transportation in Hong Kong Chinese urban elders: a cross-sectional study on what destinations matter and when
    Ester Cerin
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:78. 2013
    ..We investigated relationships of within-neighborhood objectively-measured destination categories and environmental attributes with walking for transport in 484 elders from an ultra-dense metropolis (Hong Kong)...
  13. pmc Walking for recreation and perceptions of the neighborhood environment in older Chinese urban dwellers
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong, China
    J Urban Health 90:56-66. 2013
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  14. ncbi request reprint Objectively-measured neighborhood environments and leisure-time physical activity in Chinese urban elders
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Prev Med 56:86-9. 2013
    ..The main aim of this study was to identify the aspects of the neighborhood environment associated with LTPA of Chinese elders residing in an ultra-dense city and able to walk unassisted...
  15. pmc A cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce sedentary behavior and promote physical activity and health of 8-9 year olds: the Transform-Us! study
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioral Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:759. 2011
    ....
  16. pmc Measuring walking within and outside the neighborhood in Chinese elders: reliability and validity
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, 111 113 Pokfulam Rd, SAR, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 11:851. 2011
    ..While the NPAQ has shown to be a reliable measure in adults, its reliability in older adults is unknown. Additionally its validity and the influence of type of neighborhood on reliability and validity have yet to be explored...
  17. ncbi request reprint Testing theories of dietary behavior change in youth using the mediating variable model with intervention programs
    Ester Cerin
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:309-18. 2009
    ..To review and critique current experimentally-based evidence of theoretical mechanisms of dietary behavior change in youth and provide recommendations on ways to enhance theory evaluation...
  18. pmc Reliable and valid NEWS for Chinese seniors: measuring perceived neighborhood attributes related to walking
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, 111 113 Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong SAR
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:84. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  19. pmc Predictors of pre- and post-competition affective states in male martial artists: a multilevel interactional approach
    E Cerin
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:137-50. 2011
    ..These factors need to be accounted for in planning of emotion regulation interventions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale: validity and development of a short form
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1682-91. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the factorial and criterion validity of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) and to develop an abbreviated version (NEWS-A)...
  21. pmc Cross-validation of the factorial structure of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) and its abbreviated form (NEWS-A)
    Ester Cerin
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:32. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  22. pmc Mechanisms linking affective reactions to competition-related and competition-extraneous concerns in male martial artists
    E Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:700-12. 2011
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Recreational facilities and leisure-time physical activity: An analysis of moderators and self-efficacy as a mediator
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Health Psychol 27:S126-35. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Destinations that matter: associations with walking for transport
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, 111 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Health Place 13:713-24. 2007
    ..Workplace proximity was the most significant contributor to transport-related walking, especially among women. Regular walking to work resulted in the accrual of sufficient physical activity for health benefits...
  25. ncbi request reprint Small-scale randomized controlled trials need more powerful methods of mediational analysis than the Baron-Kenny method
    Ester Cerin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:457-64. 2006
    ..The Baron-Kenny method is most commonly used, but has low statistical power and may not identify mechanisms of behavioral change in small-to-medium size studies. More powerful statistical tests are available...
  26. ncbi request reprint From neighborhood design and food options to residents' weight status
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, 111 113 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Appetite 56:693-703. 2011
    ..Accessibility and availability of healthful food choices may lower the risk of overweight/obesity by providing opportunities for healthier dietary patterns...
  27. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood walkability and the walking behavior of Australian adults
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:387-95. 2007
    ..Associations of neighborhood physical environments with adults' walking for transport and walking for recreation must be better understood...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sitting time and socio-economic differences in overweight and obesity
    K I Proper
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:169-76. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint The effects of training on performance and performance-related states in individual elite athletes: a dynamic approach
    Anthony Barnett
    Institute of Human Performance, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    J Sports Sci 28:1117-26. 2010
    ..This paper shows the potential for the use of dynamic linear models as an aid to planning training in elite athletes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Explaining socio-economic status differences in walking for transport: an ecological analysis of individual, social and environmental factors
    Ester Cerin
    Baylor College of Medicine, Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St, Houston 77030, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1013-20. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Physical activity for children in special school environment
    C H P Sit
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hong Kong Med J 19:42-4. 2013
    ..School and health professionals should modify contextual characteristics by providing more direct supervision and organised activities during free play...
  32. ncbi request reprint Perceived barriers to leisure-time physical activity in adults: an ecological perspective
    Ester Cerin
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:451-9. 2010
    ..Personal, social, and environmental factors associated with these perceived barriers were then examined...
  33. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' physical activity: competition between perceived neighborhood sport facilities and home media resources
    Bonny Yee Man Wong
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:169-76. 2010
    ..To examine the independent, competing, and interactive effects of perceived availability of specific types of media in the home and neighborhood sport facilities on adolescents' leisure-time physical activity (PA)...
  34. pmc A commentary on current practice in mediating variable analyses in behavioural nutrition and physical activity
    Ester Cerin
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:1182-8. 2009
    ..To critique current practice in, and provide recommendations for, mediating variable analyses (MVA) of nutrition and physical activity behaviour change...
  35. ncbi request reprint How socio-economic status contributes to participation in leisure-time physical activity
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Soc Sci Med 66:2596-609. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, activity change, and their correlates in a population-based sample of colorectal cancer survivors
    Brigid M Lynch
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council, Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 34:135-43. 2007
    ..Physical activity can provide benefits to cancer survivors, including reduced symptoms and treatment side effects, improved overall quality of life, and decreased risk of other chronic diseases...
  37. pmc Bicycle use for transport in an Australian and a Belgian city: associations with built-environment attributes
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    J Urban Health 87:189-98. 2010
    ..Built-environment innovations that are increasingly being advocated by health authorities and transport planners, primarily to promote higher rates of walking for transport, should also impact positively on bicycle use...
  38. ncbi request reprint Breaks in sedentary time: beneficial associations with metabolic risk
    Genevieve N Healy
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Diabetes Care 31:661-6. 2008
    ..In addition to the effects of total sedentary time, the manner in which it is accumulated may also be important. We examined the association of breaks in objectively measured sedentary time with biological markers of metabolic risk...
  39. ncbi request reprint Objectively measured light-intensity physical activity is independently associated with 2-h plasma glucose
    Genevieve N Healy
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Diabetes Care 30:1384-9. 2007
    ..We examined the associations of objectively measured sedentary time, light-intensity physical activity, and moderate- to vigorous-intensity activity with fasting and 2-h postchallenge plasma glucose in Australian adults...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prospective relationships of physical activity with quality of life among colorectal cancer survivors
    Brigid M Lynch
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 26:4480-7. 2008
    ..The present study aims to examine the relationships between physical activity and quality of life over 2 years after a colorectal cancer diagnosis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Levels of physical activity for colon cancer prevention compared with generic public health recommendations: population prevalence and sociodemographic correlates
    Ester Cerin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Level 3, Public Health Building, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1000-2. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Physical activity of young people in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Region: an exploratory study
    Rebecca Abbott
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:278-82. 2008
    ..The present study explored the practices of, and perceived barriers to, physical activity of young people living in remote communities in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Area of Far North Queensland...
  43. ncbi request reprint Individual calibration for estimating free-living walking speed using the MTI monitor
    Anthony Barnett
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:761-7. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to devise a new individual calibration method to enhance MTI accelerometer estimation of free-living level walking speed...
  44. ncbi request reprint Residential proximity to school and the active travel choices of parents
    Rachel Cole
    Southern Area Population Health Services, Queensland Health, Southport, Queensland
    Health Promot J Austr 18:127-34. 2007
    ..We examined the prevalence and duration of walking to and from school, together with perceived influences on doing so, among parents of primary school children...
  45. ncbi request reprint Associations of leisure-time physical activity with quality of life in a large, population-based sample of colorectal cancer survivors
    Brigid M Lynch
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, PO Box 201, Spring Hill, Brisbane 4004, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 18:735-42. 2007
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Lifetime risk of suicide ideation and attempts in an Australian community: prevalence, suicidal process, and help-seeking behaviour
    Diego De Leo
    Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention, Griffith University, Mt Gravatt Campus, 4111 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Affect Disord 86:215-24. 2005
    ..The feasibility of the different branches of the study was piloted in Queensland, Australia. This paper reports on the community survey component...