Michael Pratt

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The implications of megatrends in information and communication technology and transportation for changes in global physical activity
    Michael Pratt
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet 380:282-93. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Putting physical activity into public health: a historical perspective from the CDC
    Michael Pratt
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, K 46 Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Med 49:301-2. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity in the Americas
    Michael Pratt
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 25:183-93. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Using logic models as iterative tools for planning and evaluating physical activity promotion programs in Curitiba, Brazil
    Isabela C Ribeiro
    Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:S155-62. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint A cost-benefit analysis of physical activity using bike/pedestrian trails
    Guijing Wang
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Promot Pract 6:174-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional associations of health-related quality of life measures with selected factors: a population-based sample in recife, Brazil
    Jesus Soares
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:S229-41. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of community-based physical activity interventions
    Larissa Roux
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:578-88. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Conducting environmental assessments for physical activity: determining traffic volume in walkability audits in two West Virginia communities
    Karen K Lee
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:909-17. 2008
  9. pmc The impact of community design and land-use choices on public health: a scientific research agenda
    Andrew L Dannenberg
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F 30, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1500-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Pediatrician counseling about preventive health topics: results from the Physicians' Practices Survey, 1998-1999
    Deborah A Galuska
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E83-3. 2002

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint The implications of megatrends in information and communication technology and transportation for changes in global physical activity
    Michael Pratt
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet 380:282-93. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Putting physical activity into public health: a historical perspective from the CDC
    Michael Pratt
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, K 46 Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Med 49:301-2. 2009
    ..This commentary reviews the role that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has played since 1964 in moving science, policy, and practice from exercise and fitness to physical activity and health...
  3. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity in the Americas
    Michael Pratt
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 25:183-93. 2004
    ..The results of the yearlong effort are to be presented at the World Health Assembly in May 2004...
  4. ncbi request reprint Using logic models as iterative tools for planning and evaluating physical activity promotion programs in Curitiba, Brazil
    Isabela C Ribeiro
    Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:S155-62. 2010
    ..We describe the process of developing logic models (LM) of PA community interventions from Curitiba, Brazil, and discuss influential factors...
  5. ncbi request reprint A cost-benefit analysis of physical activity using bike/pedestrian trails
    Guijing Wang
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Promot Pract 6:174-9. 2005
    ..The most sensitive parameter affecting the cost-benefit ratios were equipment and travel costs; however, even for the highest cost, every 1 U.S. dollar investment in trails resulted in a greater return in direct medical benefit...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional associations of health-related quality of life measures with selected factors: a population-based sample in recife, Brazil
    Jesus Soares
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:S229-41. 2010
    ..We used data from a random telephone survey of 2045 adults in Recife, Brazil to investigate the associations of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) with selected factors...
  7. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of community-based physical activity interventions
    Larissa Roux
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:578-88. 2008
    ..Such risks decrease with increases in physical activity. This study assessed the cost-effectiveness of population-wide strategies to promote physical activity in adults and followed disease incidence over a lifetime...
  8. ncbi request reprint Conducting environmental assessments for physical activity: determining traffic volume in walkability audits in two West Virginia communities
    Karen K Lee
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:909-17. 2008
    ..In this article, we examine the possibility of reducing time to conduct traffic volume audits through (1) reducing time for manual traffic counting and (2) using Department of Transportation (DOT) information...
  9. pmc The impact of community design and land-use choices on public health: a scientific research agenda
    Andrew L Dannenberg
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F 30, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1500-8. 2003
    ..The next steps are to define priorities and obtain resources. The proposed research will help identify the best practices for designing new communities and revitalizing old ones in ways that promote physical and mental health...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pediatrician counseling about preventive health topics: results from the Physicians' Practices Survey, 1998-1999
    Deborah A Galuska
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E83-3. 2002
    ..Using data from a national survey, we describe the counseling patterns of pediatricians in regard to 9 recommended preventive health topics...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of a bicycle/pedestrian trail development in health promotion
    Guijing Wang
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K46, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Med 38:237-42. 2004
    ..A persistently low population level of physical activity is a challenge for public health. Data on cost effectiveness of environmental interventions are needed to inform the development and implementing of such interventions...
  12. pmc School-based physical education programs: evidence-based physical activity interventions for youth in Latin America
    Isabela C Ribeiro
    Office of Workforce and Career Development, Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Glob Health Promot 17:5-15. 2010
    ..In order to translate the strong evidence for school-based PE into practice, systematic attention to policy and implementation issues is required...
  13. ncbi request reprint A framework for evaluating community-based physical activity promotion programmes in Latin America
    Thomas L Schmid
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Health Branch, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Promot Educ 13:112-8. 2006
    ..Spanish and Portuguese language editions of the Evaluation Handbook are available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Physical Activity and Health Branch...
  14. pmc Effects of a community-based, professionally supervised intervention on physical activity levels among residents of Recife, Brazil
    Eduardo J Simoes
    Prevention Research Centers Program, National Centers for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K45, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:68-75. 2009
    ..We evaluated the effects of a community-based intervention, the Academia da Cidade program (ACP), on increasing leisure-time physical activity among residents of Recife, Brazil...
  15. pmc International physical activity policy development: a commentary
    Becky Lankenau
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity Physical Activity and Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3714, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:352-5. 2004
    ..Together, these efforts have created an unprecedented opportunity to advance the development of international physical activity policy...
  16. pmc Cost analysis of the built environment: the case of bike and pedestrian trials in Lincoln, Neb
    Guijing Wang
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:549-53. 2004
    ..Construction of trails fits a wide range of budgets and may be a viable health amenity for most communities. To increase trail cost-effectiveness, efforts to decrease cost and increase the number of users should be considered...
  17. doi request reprint Physical activity interventions in Latin America: a systematic review
    Christine M Hoehner
    Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:224-233. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Implementing national population-based action on physical activity--challenges for action and opportunities for international collaboration
    Fiona C Bull
    British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Sports and Exercise Science, Loughborough University, UK
    Promot Educ 13:127-32. 2006
    ..The development of the Global Alliance for Physical Activity (GAPA) provides a structure for international collaboration...
  19. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity globally for population health
    Wolf Kirsten
    Promot Educ 13:90-1, 147-8, 154-5. 2006
  20. pmc Physical activity policy and program development: the experience in Finland
    Ilkka Vuori
    UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Public Health Rep 119:331-45. 2004
    ..This finding may be an indication of the difficulty to increase physical activity in an industrialized country with already relatively high levels of physical activity even when systematic, long-term policies and measures are applied...
  21. pmc Physical Activity Policy Development: a synopsis of the WHO/CDC Consultation, September 29 through October 2, 2002, Atlanta, Georgia
    Roy J Shephard
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health and Graduate Department of Exercise Sciences, and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Rep 119:346-51. 2004
    ..This article summarizes the context and outcomes of the consultation. It also includes elaboration of a Comprehensive Physical Activity Policy Framework developed as a product of the meeting...
  22. ncbi request reprint Economic interventions to promote physical activity: application of the SLOTH model
    Michael Pratt
    Partnership to Promote Healthy Eating and Active Living, Boston, Massachusetts 02108, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:136-45. 2004
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and health in the European Union
    Michael Pratt
    Soz Praventivmed 49:297-8. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Dissemination of physical activity evidence, programs, policies, and surveillance in the international public health arena
    Adrian E Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, Sydney University, Sydney New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 31:S57-65. 2006
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  25. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evaluation of a multicomponent program for nutrition and physical activity change in primary care: PACE+ for adults
    Karen J Calfas
    PACE Project, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4701
    Prev Med 34:153-61. 2002
    ..Patient-centered Assessment and Counseling on Exercise plus nutrition (PACE+) is an intervention based in primary care settings to help patients change physical activity and dietary behaviors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Multivariate hierarchical model for physical inactivity among public school children
    Mario M Bracco
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Rua Loefgreen 1647, Vila Clementino, CEP 04040 032 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 82:302-7. 2006
    ..To identify biological and sociodemographic factors associated with physical inactivity in public school children...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Burden of mortality associated to physical inactivity in Bogota, Colombia]
    Felipe Lobelo
    Departamento de Ciencias del Ejercicio, Facultad de Salud Publica, Universidad de Carolina del Sur, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 8:28-41. 2006
    ..Estimates of the burden of mortality associated to physical inactivity (PI) have not been quantified for large urban centers located in developing countries...
  28. ncbi request reprint Muévete Bogotá: promoting physical activity with a network of partner companies
    Rocío Gámez
    Instituto Distrital para la Recreación y el Deporte, Alcaldía Mayor de Bogotá, Columbia
    Promot Educ 13:138-43, 164-9. 2006
    ..This model may be used as an exemplary effort elsewhere in Latin America and in urban areas in developing countries around the world...
  29. ncbi request reprint International physical activity questionnaire: 12-country reliability and validity
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1381-95. 2003
    ..The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) was developed as an instrument for cross-national monitoring of physical activity and inactivity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and health promotion
    Marie Claude Lamarre
    International Union for Health Promotion and Education
    Promot Educ 13:88-9, 145-6, 152-3. 2006