Ester Cerin

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Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi 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
  2. doi request reprint 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
  3. doi 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
  4. doi 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
  5. doi 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
  6. 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
  7. pmc Impact of an active video game on healthy children's physical activity
    Tom Baranowski
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e636-42. 2012
  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. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi 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
    ....
  2. doi request reprint 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...
  3. doi 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
    ....
  4. doi 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...
  5. doi 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...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. pmc Impact of an active video game on healthy children's physical activity
    Tom Baranowski
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e636-42. 2012
    ....
  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. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. doi 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
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  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Active video games for youth: a systematic review
    Anthony Barnett
    Institute of Human Performance, University of Hong Kong, China
    J Phys Act Health 8:724-37. 2011
    ..A population level increase in physical activity (PA) is critical to reduce obesity in youth. Video games are highly popular and active video games (AVGs) have the potential to play a role in promoting youth PA...
  14. pmc Active commuting to school and association with physical activity and adiposity among US youth
    Jason A Mendoza
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:488-95. 2011
    ..We also examined whether MVPA mediated the relationships between active commuting and adiposity...
  15. doi 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...
  16. doi 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Feasibility study to objectively assess activity and location of Hispanic preschoolers: a short communication
    Teresia M O'Connor
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 USA
    Geospat Health 7:375-80. 2013
    ..This methodology has the potential to provide more precise findings to inform environmental interventions and policy changes to promote physical activity among Hispanic preschool children...
  18. doi request reprint Comparison of three models of actigraph accelerometers during free living and controlled laboratory conditions
    Ka Yiu Lee
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Eur J Sport Sci 13:332-9. 2013
    ..However, using any of these three different Actigraph models to measure and compare levels of MVPA in free-living adults seems appropriate...
  19. pmc Sharing good NEWS across the world: developing comparable scores across 12 countries for the neighborhood environment walkability scale (NEWS)
    Ester Cerin
    University of California, San Diego, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA, 92103, USA
    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...
  20. doi request reprint Objective assessment of walking environments in ultra-dense cities: development and reliability of the Environment in Asia Scan Tool--Hong Kong version (EAST-HK)
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, 111 113 Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Health Place 17:937-45. 2011
    ..Fourteen items showed good reliability but limited variability and may be used in a more variable context. Auditing of only 50% of street segments may be sufficient to obtain representative estimates of neighbourhood walkability...
  21. doi request reprint Examining the validity and reliability of the Chinese version of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire, long form (IPAQ-LC)
    Duncan Macfarlane
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Public Health Nutr 14:443-50. 2011
    ..To investigate the reliability and the validity of the long format, Chinese version of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ-LC)...
  22. pmc Steps in the design, development and formative evaluation of obesity prevention-related behavior change trials
    Tom Baranowski
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:6. 2009
    ..Building consensus among researchers, funding agencies, and journal editors on distinct intervention development studies should avoid identified limitations and move the field forward...
  23. pmc Physical activity for cancer survivors: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Daniel Y T Fong
    School of Nursing, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, China
    BMJ 344:e70. 2012
    ..To systematically evaluate the effects of physical activity in adult patients after completion of main treatment related to cancer...
  24. 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
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  25. 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)...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
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  28. doi 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...
  29. 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
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