Brian E Saelens
Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
- Neighborhood-based differences in physical activity: an environment scale evaluationBrian E Saelens
Division of Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, MLC 3015, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1552-8. 2003..This study evaluated a neighborhood environment survey and compared the physical activity and weight status of the residents in 2 neighborhoods...
- Environmental correlates of walking and cycling: findings from the transportation, urban design, and planning literaturesBrian E Saelens
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, USA
Ann Behav Med 25:80-91. 2003..The transportation, urban design, and planning literatures provide a valuable starting point for multidisciplinary research on environmental contributions to physical activity levels in the population...
- Societal values and policies may curtail preschool children's physical activity in child care centersKristen A Copeland
Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Pediatrics 129:265-74. 2012..Children are primarily sedentary in these settings, and are not meeting recommended levels of physical activity. Our objective was to identify potential barriers to children's physical activity in child care centers...
- Role of carbohydrate modification in weight management among obese children: a randomized clinical trialShelley Kirk
Center for Better Health and Nutrition, The Heart Institute, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
J Pediatr 161:320-7.e1. 2012..To compare the effectiveness and safety of carbohydrate (CHO)-modified diets with a standard portion-controlled (PC) diet in obese children...
- Physical activity in child-care centers: do teachers hold the key to the playground?Kristen A Copeland
Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Health Educ Res 27:81-100. 2012....
- Flip flops, dress clothes, and no coat: clothing barriers to children's physical activity in child-care centers identified from a qualitative studyKristen A Copeland
Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:74. 2009..abstract:..
- The efficacy of a clinic-based behavioral nutrition intervention emphasizing a DASH-type diet for adolescents with elevated blood pressureSarah C Couch
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0394, USA
J Pediatr 152:494-501. 2008....
- Behavioral weight control for overweight adolescents initiated in primary careBrian E Saelens
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Psychology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
Obes Res 10:22-32. 2002....
- Home environmental influences on children's television watching from early to middle childhoodBrian E Saelens
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Psychology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:127-32. 2002..Modifying TV access, particularly by reducing the frequency of meals eaten while watching TV, could promote lower children's TV watching and adiposity...
- Wide variability in physical activity environments and weather-related outdoor play policies in child care centers within a single county of OhioKristen A Copeland
General and Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:435-42. 2011..To examine the variability of physical activity environments and outdoor play policies in child care centers and to determine whether this variability is associated with the demographic characteristics of the child care centers surveyed...
- Psychological adjustment of obese youth presenting for weight management treatmentMeg H Zeller
Division of Psychology, ML D 3015, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Obes Res 12:1576-86. 2004....
- Measuring the environment for friendliness toward physical activity: a comparison of the reliability of 3 questionnairesRoss C Brownson
Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO, USA
Am J Public Health 94:473-83. 2004..We tested the reliability of 3 instruments that assessed social and physical environments...
- Built environment correlates of walking: a reviewBrian E Saelens
Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington and Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:S550-66. 2008..This article reviews evidence on the built environment correlates with walking...
- Overweight children's barriers to and support for physical activityMarion F Zabinski
San Diego State University University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, California, USA
Obes Res 11:238-46. 2003..This study examined overweight children's perceived barriers to and support for physical activity compared with nonoverweight children...
- Reliability and validity of destination-specific barriers to walking and cycling for youthHolly Forman
Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
Prev Med 46:311-6. 2008..To investigate the psychometric properties of a new measure of barriers youth encounter while walking to specific destinations and to validate the measure with self-reported walking to these destinations...
- Neighborhood walkability and the walking behavior of Australian adultsNeville Owen
Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Brisbane, Australia
Am J Prev Med 33:387-95. 2007..Associations of neighborhood physical environments with adults' walking for transport and walking for recreation must be better understood...
- Stepping towards causation: do built environments or neighborhood and travel preferences explain physical activity, driving, and obesity?Lawrence Douglas Frank
University of British Columbia, School of Community and Regional Planning, 235 1933 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z2
Soc Sci Med 65:1898-914. 2007..6%). Findings suggest that creating walkable environments may result in higher levels of physical activity and less driving and in slightly lower obesity prevalence for those preferring walkability...
- Environmental correlates of physical activity in a sample of Belgian adultsIlse De Bourdeaudhuij
Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Am J Health Promot 18:83-92. 2003....
- Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale: validity and development of a short formEster 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)...
- Active commuting to school: Associations with environment and parental concernsJacqueline Kerr
Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:787-94. 2006....
- Prevalence, characteristics, and correlates of teasing experiences among overweight children vs. non-overweight peersHelen A Hayden-Wade
Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
Obes Res 13:1381-92. 2005....
- The association of neighborhood design and recreational environments with physical activityJennifer L Atkinson
San Diego State University, California 92103, USA
Am J Health Promot 19:304-9. 2005..To determine the association of neighborhood design factors and recreational environments with physical activity...
- Linking objectively measured physical activity with objectively measured urban form: findings from SMARTRAQLawrence D Frank
University of British Columbia, School of Community and Regional Planning, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Am J Prev Med 28:117-25. 2005..To date, nearly all research on physical activity and the built environment is based on self-reported physical activity and perceived assessment of the built environment...
- Association of park size, distance, and features with physical activity in neighborhood parksAndrew T Kaczynski
Department of Kinesiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Am J Public Health 98:1451-6. 2008..We studied whether park size, number of features in the park, and distance to a park from participants' homes were related to a park being used for physical activity...
- A randomized comparison of group cognitive-behavioral therapy and group interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of overweight individuals with binge-eating disorderDenise E Wilfley
Joint Doctoral Clinical Psychology Training Program, San Diego Sate University and University of California, San Diego, 92120, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:713-21. 2002..This study compares the effects of group CBT and group IPT across BED-related symptoms among overweight individuals with BED...
- Physician weight counseling for adolescentsBrian E Saelens
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, OH 45229, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:575-85. 2002..Clin Pediatr. 2002;41:575-585..
- Visceral fat is worth measuring and measuring wellBrian E Saelens
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:491-2. 2008
- Income and racial disparities in access to public parks and private recreation facilitiesLauren C Abercrombie
Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:9-15. 2008..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that low-income and high-minority neighborhoods have less access to public parks, open space, and private recreation facilities...
- Recommendations for treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesityBonnie A Spear
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
Pediatrics 120:S254-88. 2007....
- Efficacy of maintenance treatment approaches for childhood overweight: a randomized controlled trialDenise E Wilfley
Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
JAMA 298:1661-73. 2007..No trials for childhood overweight have examined maintenance interventions to augment the effects of initial weight loss programs...
- Healthy nutrition environments: concepts and measuresKaren Glanz
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Room 526, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Am J Health Promot 19:330-3, ii. 2005..Measures fall into priority categories of consumer and community environments...
- Visceral abdominal fat is correlated with whole-body fat and physical activity among 8-y-old children at risk of obesityBrian E Saelens
Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 85:46-53. 2007..Abdominal fat is more related to health risk than is whole-body fat. Determining the factors related to children's visceral fat could result in interventions to improve child health...