Sandra A Ham

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Trends in walking for transportation in the United States, 1995 and 2001
    Sandra A Ham
    Health Statistician, Physical Activity and Health Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop K 46, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A14. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies between methods of identifying objectively determined physical activity
    Sandra A Ham
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Divisaion of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Way, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:52-8. 2007
  3. pmc Dog walking and physical activity in the United States
    Sandra A Ham
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop K 46, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A47. 2006
  4. pmc Physical activity patterns among Latinos in the United States: putting the pieces together
    Sandra A Ham
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A92. 2007
  5. pmc Ranking of cities according to public health criteria: pitfalls and opportunities
    Sandra A Ham
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:546-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the instrument used in BRFSS to assess physical activity
    Michelle M Yore
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1267-74. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence of transportation and leisure walking among U.S. adults
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE MS K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 47:329-34. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Physical inactivity during leisure time among older adults--Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2005
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 16:280-91. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity among adults >or=50 yr with and without disabilities, BRFSS 2001
    David R Brown
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Health Branch, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:620-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Increasing stair use in a worksite through environmental changes
    Nicole Angelique Kerr
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:312-5. 2004

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Trends in walking for transportation in the United States, 1995 and 2001
    Sandra A Ham
    Health Statistician, Physical Activity and Health Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop K 46, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A14. 2005
    ..National transportation surveys are used to track national health objectives, but data interpretation and caveats to use have not been discussed in the public health literature to date...
  2. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies between methods of identifying objectively determined physical activity
    Sandra A Ham
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Divisaion of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Way, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:52-8. 2007
    ..Current methods for validating physical activity (PA) questionnaires typically use accelerometers as objective measures for comparison with questionnaire responses and obtain low correlations or agreement...
  3. pmc Dog walking and physical activity in the United States
    Sandra A Ham
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop K 46, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A47. 2006
    ..A descriptive epidemiology of the contribution of dog walking to physically active lifestyles among dog walkers in the United States has not been previously reported...
  4. pmc Physical activity patterns among Latinos in the United States: putting the pieces together
    Sandra A Ham
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A92. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Ranking of cities according to public health criteria: pitfalls and opportunities
    Sandra A Ham
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:546-9. 2004
    ..Ranking studies such as those commonly publicized are constrained by statistical methodology issues and a lack of a scientific basis in regard to design...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the instrument used in BRFSS to assess physical activity
    Michelle M Yore
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1267-74. 2007
    ..This article reports the reliability and validity of these questions...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence of transportation and leisure walking among U.S. adults
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE MS K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 47:329-34. 2008
    ..This paper aims to contrast the demographic correlates of leisure and transportation walking...
  8. ncbi request reprint Physical inactivity during leisure time among older adults--Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2005
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 16:280-91. 2008
    ..Physical inactivity is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. This study provides prevalence estimates of inactivity by select characteristics among older adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity among adults >or=50 yr with and without disabilities, BRFSS 2001
    David R Brown
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Health Branch, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:620-9. 2005
    ..Using BRFSS 2001 data, this cross-sectional study describes the prevalence of inactivity and insufficient and recommended physical activity for older adults (i.e., aged >or=50 yr)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Increasing stair use in a worksite through environmental changes
    Nicole Angelique Kerr
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:312-5. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of a "weekend warrior": results from two national surveys
    Judy Kruger
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:796-800. 2007
    ....
  12. pmc Behavioral risk factors associated with overweight and obesity among older adults: the 2005 National Health Interview Survey
    Judy Kruger
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mail Stop K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A14. 2009
    ..We examined differences by sex in behaviors associated with overweight and obesity among older adults (aged > or =50 years)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Changes in the percentage of students who walk or bike to school-United States, 1969 and 2001
    Sandra A Ham
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:205-15. 2008
    ..This report describes changes in the percentage of US students (age 5 to 18 years) who walked or bicycled to school and in the distance that they lived from or traveled to their school in 1969 and 2001 and travel patterns in 2001...
  14. pmc Validation of reported physical activity for cholesterol control using two different physical activity instruments
    Amy Z Fan
    Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, NCCDPHP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:649-61. 2009
    ..However, there were no significant differences in cholesterol levels between comparison groups. These findings suggest that self-report of exercising more to control or lower cholesterol levels among US adults might be valid...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels among the general US adult population and in adults with and without arthritis
    Jennifer M Hootman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:129-35. 2003
  16. pmc Prevalence of physical activity in the United States: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2001
    Caroline A Macera
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr, HT 119, San Diego, CA 92182 4162, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A17. 2005
    ..We used an enhanced surveillance tool to describe the prevalence and amount of both moderate-intensity and vigorous-intensity physical activity among U.S. adults...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessment of physical activity by telephone interview versus objective monitoring
    Scott J Strath
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:2112-8. 2003
    ..To compare different methods of quantifying time in physical activity (PA)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of pedometer-determined physical activity
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Department of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State University East, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1567-73. 2004
    ..The dual purposes of this study were: 1) to provide preliminary descriptive epidemiology data representing pedometer-determined physical activity (PA) and 2) to explore sources of intra-individual variability in steps per day...