Michael Pratt

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Levels of physical activity and inactivity in children and adults in the United States: current evidence and research issues
    M Pratt
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:S526-33. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Higher direct medical costs associated with physical inactivity
    M Pratt
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 28:63-70. 2000
  3. pmc The International Prevalence Study on Physical Activity: results from 20 countries
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:21. 2009
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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. 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

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Levels of physical activity and inactivity in children and adults in the United States: current evidence and research issues
    M Pratt
    Physical Activity and Health Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:S526-33. 1999
    ..The purpose was to describe current levels of physical activity and inactivity among adults and young people in the United States...
  2. ncbi request reprint Higher direct medical costs associated with physical inactivity
    M Pratt
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 28:63-70. 2000
    ..The benefits of physical activity in reducing morbidity and mortality are well-established, but the effect of physical inactivity on direct medical costs is less clear...
  3. pmc The International Prevalence Study on Physical Activity: results from 20 countries
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:21. 2009
    ..The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) was developed for international surveillance. The purpose of this study was a comparative international study of population physical activity prevalence across 20 countries...
  4. 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...
  5. 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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  6. 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...
  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. 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...