J C Eisenmann

Summary

Affiliation: Michigan State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, TV viewing, and weight in U.S. youth: 1999 Youth Risk Behavior Survey
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Pediatric Health and Performance Laboratory, Division of Kinesiology and Health, University of Wyoming, Laramie 82070, USA
    Obes Res 10:379-85. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Combined influence of cardiorespiratory fitness and body mass index on cardiovascular disease risk factors among 8-18 year old youth: The Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:66-72. 2007
  3. pmc Development and preliminary validation of a Family Nutrition and Physical Activity (FNPA) screening tool
    Michelle A Ihmels
    Department of Kinesiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:14. 2009
  4. pmc Influence of socio-economic status on habitual physical activity and sedentary behavior in 8- to 11-year old children
    Clemens Drenowatz
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:214. 2010
  5. pmc Excessive TV viewing and cardiovascular disease risk factors in adolescents. The AVENA cross-sectional study
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Immunonutrition Research Group, Department of Metabolism and Nutrition, Instituto del Frio, Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition ICTAN, Spanish National Research Council CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:274. 2010
  6. pmc (S)Partners for Heart Health: a school-based program for enhancing physical activity and nutrition to promote cardiovascular health in 5th grade students
    Joseph J Carlson
    Department of Radiology, Division of Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:420. 2008
  7. pmc Evaluation of a multiple ecological level child obesity prevention program: Switch what you Do, View, and Chew
    Douglas A Gentile
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    BMC Med 7:49. 2009
  8. pmc SWITCH: rationale, design, and implementation of a community, school, and family-based intervention to modify behaviors related to childhood obesity
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:223. 2008
  9. pmc Project FIT: rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a school- and community-based intervention to address physical activity and healthy eating among low-income elementary school children
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:607. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Lack of association between television viewing, soft drinks, physical activity and body mass index in children
    Kelly Laurson
    Department of Kinesiology Ames, IA, USA
    Acta Paediatr 97:795-800. 2008

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, TV viewing, and weight in U.S. youth: 1999 Youth Risk Behavior Survey
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Pediatric Health and Performance Laboratory, Division of Kinesiology and Health, University of Wyoming, Laramie 82070, USA
    Obes Res 10:379-85. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between physical activity, TV watching, and weight in U.S. youth ages 14 to 18 years...
  2. ncbi request reprint Combined influence of cardiorespiratory fitness and body mass index on cardiovascular disease risk factors among 8-18 year old youth: The Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:66-72. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine differences in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors across four cross-tabulated groups of cardiorespiratory fitness and body mass index in 8- to 18-year-old children and adolescents...
  3. pmc Development and preliminary validation of a Family Nutrition and Physical Activity (FNPA) screening tool
    Michelle A Ihmels
    Department of Kinesiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:14. 2009
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  4. pmc Influence of socio-economic status on habitual physical activity and sedentary behavior in 8- to 11-year old children
    Clemens Drenowatz
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:214. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study, therefore, is to examine whether physical activity and sedentary behavior differs in children by socio-economic status (SES) independent of body mass index...
  5. pmc Excessive TV viewing and cardiovascular disease risk factors in adolescents. The AVENA cross-sectional study
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Immunonutrition Research Group, Department of Metabolism and Nutrition, Instituto del Frio, Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition ICTAN, Spanish National Research Council CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:274. 2010
    ..Excessive television (TV) viewing might play an important role in the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The aim of this study was to examine the independent associations between TV viewing and CVD risk factors in adolescents...
  6. pmc (S)Partners for Heart Health: a school-based program for enhancing physical activity and nutrition to promote cardiovascular health in 5th grade students
    Joseph J Carlson
    Department of Radiology, Division of Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:420. 2008
    ..Secondary aims include promoting school staff and parental support for heart health to help children achieve their goals and to provide experiential learning and service for MSU health profession students for academic credit...
  7. pmc Evaluation of a multiple ecological level child obesity prevention program: Switch what you Do, View, and Chew
    Douglas A Gentile
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    BMC Med 7:49. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc SWITCH: rationale, design, and implementation of a community, school, and family-based intervention to modify behaviors related to childhood obesity
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:223. 2008
    ..Thus, it has been suggested that multi-level interventions that aim to influence healthy lifestyle behaviors at the community, school and family levels may prove more successful in the prevention of childhood obesity...
  9. pmc Project FIT: rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a school- and community-based intervention to address physical activity and healthy eating among low-income elementary school children
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:607. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Lack of association between television viewing, soft drinks, physical activity and body mass index in children
    Kelly Laurson
    Department of Kinesiology Ames, IA, USA
    Acta Paediatr 97:795-800. 2008
    ..To examine the cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of physical activity, screen time and dietary habits on the body mass index (BMI) of children...
  11. doi request reprint Combined influence of physical activity and television viewing on the risk of overweight in US youth
    J C Eisenmann
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:613-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the combined influence of physical activity (PA) and television viewing (TV) on the risk of overweight in US youth ages 14-18 years...
  12. pmc ACE I/D genotype, adiposity, and blood pressure in children
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Michigan State University, Department of Kinesiology, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:14. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine differences in body fatness and resting blood pressure (BP) by ACE I/D genotype, and determine if the association between adiposity and BP varies by ACE I/D genotype in children...
  13. doi request reprint Aerobic fitness percentiles for U.S. adolescents
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:S106-10. 2011
    ..Although aerobic fitness has been well studied, establishing developmental patterns from previous studies has some limitations including selection bias and the statistical modeling of growth-related data...
  14. ncbi request reprint Aerobic fitness, fatness and the metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Human Energy Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Acta Paediatr 96:1723-9. 2007
    ..In addition, longitudinal studies of the fat-fit phenotype are required and should include measurements of the hormonal mileau, adipokines and the oxidative capacity of skeletal muscle during childhood and adolescence...
  15. doi request reprint Day-to-day variability in voluntary wheel running among genetically differentiated lines of mice that vary in activity level
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, Room 3 IM Circle, East Lansing, MI 48223, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 106:613-9. 2009
    ..4 +/- 7.6%; and Line 8, 25.0 +/- 14.4%). These findings are consistent with our previous work in young humans and lend further support for the hypothesis that biological mechanisms influence daily levels of physical activity...
  16. doi request reprint Associations between sedentary behavior and blood pressure in young children
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Department of Kinesiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:724-30. 2009
    ..To examine the effect of sedentary behavior on blood pressure (BP) in young children using different indicators of sedentariness...
  17. pmc Construct validity of a continuous metabolic syndrome score in children
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Departments of Kinesiology and Pediatrics and Human Development, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 2:8. 2010
    ..Since there are several drawbacks to identifying a single cut-point value for the cMetS based on this sample, we urge researchers to use the approach herein to validate and create a cMetS that is specific to their study population...
  18. doi request reprint Is food insecurity related to overweight and obesity in children and adolescents? A summary of studies, 1995-2009
    J C Eisenmann
    Departments of Kinesiology and Pediatrics and Human Development, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Obes Rev 12:e73-83. 2011
    ....
  19. pmc On the use of a continuous metabolic syndrome score in pediatric research
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 7:17. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the derivation and utility of the continuous metabolic syndrome score in pediatric epidemiologic research...
  20. doi request reprint The physical activity, stress and metabolic syndrome triangle: a guide to unfamiliar territory for the obesity researcher
    M E Holmes
    Department of Kinesiology, Center for Physical Activity and Health, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Obes Rev 11:492-507. 2010
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Within- and between-individual variability in estimated energy expenditure and habitual physical activity among young adults
    E E Wickel
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:538-44. 2006
    ..To examine the within- and between-individual variability in the estimated total energy expenditure (TEE) and habitual physical activity (PA) in free-living young adults. We were specifically interested in the day-to-day variation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Utility of pedometer step recommendations for predicting overweight in children
    J C Eisenmann
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1179-82. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the utility of pedometer-based physical activity recommendations in predicting childhood adiposity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Aerobic fitness, body mass index, and CVD risk factors among adolescents: the Québec family study
    J C Eisenmann
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1077-83. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of body mass index (BMI) and aerobic fitness on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in adolescents...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessing body composition among 3- to 8-year-old children: anthropometry, BIA, and DXA
    Joey C Eisenmann
    255 Forker, Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Obes Res 12:1633-40. 2004
    ..To examine the inter-relationships of body composition variables derived from simple anthropometry [BMI and skinfolds (SFs)], bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA), and dual energy x-ray (DXA) in young children...
  25. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, stress, and metabolic risk score in 8- to 18-year-old boys
    Megan E Holmes
    Center for Physical Activity and Health, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:294-307. 2008
    ..We examined whether physical activity modifies the relationship between stress and the metabolic risk score in 8- to 18-year-old males (n = 37)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Relationship between adolescent fitness and fatness and cardiovascular disease risk factors in adulthood: the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study (ACLS)
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Am Heart J 149:46-53. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and body fatness during adolescence and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in adulthood...
  27. doi request reprint Independent and combined influence of physical activity and perceived stress on the metabolic syndrome in male law enforcement officers
    Hye Lim Yoo
    Department of Kinesiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:46-53. 2009
    ..To examine the independent and combined interrelationships among physical activity, perceived stress, and the metabolic syndrome in law enforcement officers (LEOs)...
  28. doi request reprint Combined influence of physical activity and screen time recommendations on childhood overweight
    Kelly R Laurson
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    J Pediatr 153:209-14. 2008
    ..To examine the combined influence of physical activity and screen time (television and video games) on the odds of being overweight and to evaluate the utility of current public policy recommendations...
  29. ncbi request reprint Stability of variables associated with the metabolic syndrome from adolescence to adulthood: the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 16:690-6. 2004
    ..The findings support the prevention and treatment of obesity, atherosclerosis, type 2 diabetes, and the metabolic syndrome during childhood and adolescence...
  30. doi request reprint Maturity-related differences in physical activity among 10- to 12-year-old girls
    Clemens Drenowatz
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:18-22. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to establish the complex inter-relationships among adiposity, biological maturation, and energy expenditure during puberty...
  31. ncbi request reprint ACE I/D genotype, habitual physical activity, and blood pressure in children
    Mark A Sarzynski
    Depts of Kinesiology and Pediatrics and Human Development, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 22:301-13. 2010
    ..Thus, the ACE I/D genotype is not associated with BP and does not modify the relationship between physical activity and BP in this sample of children...
  32. ncbi request reprint Adiposity and cardiac dimensions among 9- to 18-year-old youth: the Québec Family Study
    J C Eisenmann
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 21:114-9. 2007
    ..20-0.43) and SSF (r=0.18-0.28; except for LVIDd). TER was not significantly related to LV parameters except LVIDd (r=0.16). The findings indicate that the BMI is an important determinant of LV structure...
  33. ncbi request reprint Field validation of the MTI Actigraph and BodyMedia armband monitor using the IDEEA monitor
    Gregory J Welk
    Department of Health and Human Performance, 257 Forker Building, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:918-28. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the accuracy of various calibration equations and algorithms that are currently used with the MTI Actigraph (MTI) and the Sensewear Pro II (SP2) armband monitor...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sleep duration and overweight among Australian children and adolescents
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Acta Paediatr 95:956-63. 2006
    ..To examine the association between sleep and overweight and waist circumference (WC) in children and adolescents...
  35. ncbi request reprint Height, mass and skeletal maturity of elite Portuguese soccer players aged 11-16 years
    R M Malina
    Institute for the Study of Youth Sports, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824 1049, USA
    J Sports Sci 18:685-93. 2000
    ..It is also possible that late maturing boys selectively drop-out of soccer as age and sport specialization increase...
  36. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference percentiles for 7- to 15-year-old Australian children
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Laboratory for the Study of Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Acta Paediatr 94:1182-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop age- and sex-specific reference values for waist circumference using data obtained from Australian children and adolescents...
  37. ncbi request reprint Fatness, fitness, and insulin sensitivity among 7- to 9-year-old children
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Health and Human Perofrmance, Iowa State University, 255 Forker, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2135-44. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among fatness and aerobic fitness on indices of insulin resistance and sensitivity in children...
  38. ncbi request reprint Fatness, fitness, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in children and adolescents
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1251-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine differences in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors across four cross-tabulated groups of cardiorespiratory fitness and body fatness in youth...
  39. ncbi request reprint Insight into the causes of the recent secular trend in pediatric obesity: Common sense does not always prevail for complex, multi-factorial phenotypes
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Laboratory for the Study of Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity, Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Prev Med 42:329-35. 2006
    ..The insight gained from examining the possible causes of the trend provides a better understanding of the basic etiology of pediatric obesity and should be incorporated into prevention and intervention models...
  40. doi request reprint Prediction of BMI change in young children with the family nutrition and physical activity (FNPA) screening tool
    Michelle A Ihmels
    Department of Kinesiology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:60-8. 2009
    ..Youth obesity prevention practices would be enhanced if modifiable risk factors can be identified before children become overweight...
  41. doi request reprint Evaluation of youth pedometer-determined physical activity guidelines using receiver operator characteristic curves
    Kelly R Laurson
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Prev Med 46:419-24. 2008
    ..Evidence-based pedometer guidelines have not been sufficiently validated in youth. The purpose of this paper was to evaluate the utility of current pedometer-determined physical activity guidelines for youth...
  42. doi request reprint An alternative method for genotyping of the ACE I/D polymorphism
    Kimberly L Glenn
    Department of Animal Science and Center for Integrated Animal Genomics, Iowa State University, 2255 Kildee Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Mol Biol Rep 36:1305-10. 2009
    ..The mistyping of ACE I/D by only PCR amplification can be improved using alternative methods...
  43. ncbi request reprint Moving on land: an explanation of pedometer counts in children
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Laboratory for the Study of Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity, Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, 255 Forker, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 93:440-6. 2005
    ..In conclusion, this paper provides a better understanding of the interpretation of pedometer counts and highlights that the findings depend on the expression of physical activity...
  44. ncbi request reprint Family stressors and child obesity
    Steven a Garasky
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, 4380 Palmer Building, Room 2330, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Soc Sci Res 38:755-66. 2009
    ..We discuss how public policies that reduce family stressors may, in turn, help reduce child obesity...
  45. ncbi request reprint Calibration of the biotrainer pro activity monitor in children
    Gregory J Welk
    Department of Kinesiology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 19:145-58. 2007
    ..The cut point of 4 counts/min provides an ecologically valid cut point to capture physical activity in children using the Biotrainer Pro activity monitor...
  46. ncbi request reprint Estimated energy expenditure and physical activity patterns of adolescent distance runners
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Dept of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, IA 50011, USA
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 17:178-88. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint The biological basis of physical activity in children: revisited
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48909, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 21:257-72. 2009
    ..Thus, there should also be emphasis on understanding the "biocultural" development of the child and its influence on the physical activity phenotype...
  48. ncbi request reprint Obesity and pulmonary function in Navajo and Hopi children
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:14-8. 2007
    ..Although several reports have shown an adverse cardiovascular and metabolic risk profile associated with childhood obesity, few reports have examined the effects of childhood obesity on pulmonary function...
  49. ncbi request reprint Concurrent validation of the Bouchard Diary with an accelerometry-based monitor
    Eric E Wickel
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:373-9. 2006
    ..A secondary purpose was to examine the intraindividual variability in correlation coefficients between the two temporally matched measures...
  50. ncbi request reprint Validity of uniaxial accelerometry during activities of daily living in children
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Iowa State University, 255 Forker Building, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 91:259-63. 2004
    ..05). Uniaxial accelerometers provide potential for the measurement of physical activity (PA) and EE in children. Future studies refining accelerometry predictions of PA and EE are warranted...
  51. doi request reprint Adolescent overweight and obesity: links to food insecurity and individual, maternal, and family stressors
    Brenda J Lohman
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies and the Institute for Social and Behavioral Research, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:230-7. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that individual, maternal, and family stressors may exacerbate the relationship between food insecurity and adolescent overweight/obesity...
  52. doi request reprint Validation of the SenseWear Pro Armband algorithms in children
    Miguel A Calabro
    Department of Kinesiology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1714-20. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the validity of recently developed algorithms developed to take into account children's unique movement patterns...
  53. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in variables associated with the metabolic syndrome of North American children and adolescents: a review and synthesis
    Joey C Eisenmann
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Laboratory for the Study of Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hum Biol 15:786-94. 2003
    ..The results also highlight the importance of population surveillance of obesity, physical activity, and dietary intake and cardiovascular health of children into the 21st century...
  54. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and cardiovascular disease risk factors in children and adolescents: an overview
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Laboratory for the Study of Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 20:295-301. 2004
    ..Prospective cohort studies are also warranted to further examine the influence of childhood physical activity on subsequent health outcomes...
  55. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight among high school football linemen
    Kelly R Laurson
    JAMA 297:363-4. 2007
  56. ncbi request reprint Contribution of youth sport to total daily physical activity among 6- to 12-yr-old boys
    Eric E Wickel
    Exercise and Sport Science, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK 74104, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1493-500. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was twofold: 1) to determine the contribution of organized youth sport to total daily physical activity (PA), and 2) to examine the contribution of daily recess and physical education (PE) to total daily PA...
  57. ncbi request reprint Maturity-related differences in physical activity among 13- to 14-year-old adolescents
    Eric E Wickel
    Dept of Exercise and Sport Science, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 19:384-92. 2007
    ..The results of this study did not demonstrate significant differences in physical activity as determined by a pedometer among early, average, and late maturing 13- to 14-year-olds...
  58. ncbi request reprint Aerobic fitness attenuates the metabolic syndrome score in normal-weight, at-risk-for-overweight, and overweight children
    Katrina D Dubose
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, 153 Minges Coliseum, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e1262-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the combined influence of aerobic fitness and BMI on the metabolic syndrome score in children...
  59. ncbi request reprint Does a family history of coronary heart disease modify the relationship between physical activity and blood pressure in young adults?
    Kristen Garcia
    University of Wyoming, Wyoming, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:201-6. 2004
    ..We were specifically interested in determining whether the relationship between moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and BP was modified by a FH of CHD...
  60. ncbi request reprint Age- and sex-associated variation in neuromuscular capacities of adolescent distance runners
    Joey C Eisenmann
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, 352 Bethune, York University, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
    J Sports Sci 21:551-7. 2003
    ..The magnitude of sex differences between the runners and the general population varied by age and neuromuscular capacity...
  61. ncbi request reprint Growth status and obesity of Hopi children
    Joey C Eisenmann
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Laboratory for the Study of Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hum Biol 15:741-5. 2003
    ..Further study is warranted to examine the causes of the high prevalence rates of pediatric obesity among Native Americans and the effectiveness of prevention and intervention programs...
  62. pmc Physical activity levels in children and adolescents are reduced after the Fontan procedure, independent of exercise capacity, and are associated with lower perceived general health
    Brian W McCrindle
    University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Dis Child 92:509-14. 2007
    ..To determine physical activity levels in paediatric patients who underwent the Fontan procedure, and their relationship to functional status and exercise capacity...
  63. ncbi request reprint Do children take the same number of steps every day?
    Eric E Wickel
    Department of Exercise and Sports Science, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:537-43. 2007
    ..Beyond this aspect, our results lend insight into potential age-related biological mechanisms that may also influence daily levels and patterns of physical activity...
  64. ncbi request reprint Predictive validity of an age-specific MET equation among youth of varying body size
    Eric E Wickel
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of Tulsa, 308 Chapman Hall, Tulsa, OK 74104, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 101:555-63. 2007
    ..2 and 6.4 km h(-1). This effect was primary observed among relatively smaller children...
  65. doi request reprint The influence of physical activity on lean mass accrual during adolescence: a longitudinal analysis
    Adam D G Baxter-Jones
    College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, 87 Campus Dr, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B2, Canada
    J Appl Physiol 105:734-41. 2008
    ..In conclusion, habitual physical activity had a significant independent influence on the growth of lean body mass during adolescence, once biological maturity and stature were controlled...
  66. ncbi request reprint Secular trend in peak oxygen consumption among United States youth in the 20th century
    Joey C Eisenmann
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hum Biol 14:699-706. 2002
    ..The available data indicate that aerobic fitness has not decreased in United States youth except in adolescent girls over the past few decades...