Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two methods of measuring physical activity in South African older adults
    Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander
    Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Newlands
    J Aging Phys Act 14:98-114. 2006
  2. pmc Working on wellness (WOW): a worksite health promotion intervention programme
    Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, UCT School of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:372. 2012
  3. pmc Chronic disease risk factors, healthy days and medical claims in South African employees presenting for health risk screening
    Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, UCT School of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 8:228. 2008
  4. pmc Steps that count! The development of a pedometer-based health promotion intervention in an employed, health insured South African population
    Julian D Pillay
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:880. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Qualitative evaluation of a physical activity-based chronic disease prevention program in a low-income, rural South African setting
    Catherine E Draper
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Rural Remote Health 10:1467. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint A retrospective evaluation of a community-based physical activity health promotion program
    Catherine E Draper
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Dept of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Phys Act Health 6:578-88. 2009
  7. pmc Clustering of risk factors for non-communicable disease and healthcare expenditure in employees with private health insurance presenting for health risk appraisal: a cross-sectional study
    Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander
    Department of Human Biology, UCT Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, P, O, Box 115, Newlands, Cape Town 7725, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 13:1213. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint The MNA, but not the DETERMINE, screening tool is a valid indicator of nutritional status in elderly Africans
    Karen E Charlton
    Smart Foods Centre, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Nutrition 23:533-42. 2007

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two methods of measuring physical activity in South African older adults
    Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander
    Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Newlands
    J Aging Phys Act 14:98-114. 2006
    ..29 to .76) than for women (r = .46 to .77). Criterion validity of the YPAS was .31 to .54 for men and .26 to .29 for women. The YPAS and short IPAQ had comparable results for reliability and criterion validity...
  2. pmc Working on wellness (WOW): a worksite health promotion intervention programme
    Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, UCT School of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:372. 2012
    ..In addition, we describe the evaluation the effectiveness of the intervention among employees at increased risk for cardiovascular disease...
  3. pmc Chronic disease risk factors, healthy days and medical claims in South African employees presenting for health risk screening
    Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, UCT School of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 8:228. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the health and risk profile of South African employees presenting for health risk assessments and to measure their readiness to change and improve lifestyle behaviour...
  4. pmc Steps that count! The development of a pedometer-based health promotion intervention in an employed, health insured South African population
    Julian D Pillay
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:880. 2012
    ..This study determines the effectiveness of a worksite health promotion program comprising of a 10-week, pedometer-based intervention ("Steps that Count!"), and individualized email-based feedback to effect PA behavioral change...
  5. ncbi request reprint Qualitative evaluation of a physical activity-based chronic disease prevention program in a low-income, rural South African setting
    Catherine E Draper
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Rural Remote Health 10:1467. 2010
    ..The aim of this evaluation was to qualitatively assess the process by which the DHLP was implemented, identifying enabling factors and barriers...
  6. ncbi request reprint A retrospective evaluation of a community-based physical activity health promotion program
    Catherine E Draper
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Dept of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Phys Act Health 6:578-88. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a qualitative, retrospective process evaluation concerning both factors associated with successful implementation of the programs, and implementation challenges...
  7. pmc Clustering of risk factors for non-communicable disease and healthcare expenditure in employees with private health insurance presenting for health risk appraisal: a cross-sectional study
    Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander
    Department of Human Biology, UCT Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, P, O, Box 115, Newlands, Cape Town 7725, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 13:1213. 2013
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  8. ncbi request reprint The MNA, but not the DETERMINE, screening tool is a valid indicator of nutritional status in elderly Africans
    Karen E Charlton
    Smart Foods Centre, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Nutrition 23:533-42. 2007
    ..We compared the validity of existing nutrition screening tools for use in older South Africans...