Myron F Floyd

Summary

Affiliation: North Carolina State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Active living research in diverse and disadvantaged communities stimulating dialogue and policy solutions
    Myron F Floyd
    Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:271-4. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Park-based physical activity in diverse communities of two U.S. cities. An observational study
    Myron F Floyd
    Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 8004, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:299-305. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Measurement of park and recreation environments that support physical activity in low-income communities of color: highlights of challenges and recommendations
    Myron F Floyd
    North Carolina State University, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S156-60. 2009
  4. doi request reprint School sport participation under two school sport policies: comparisons by race/ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status
    Michael A Kanters
    Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, NC State University, Campus Box 8004, Raleigh, NC 27695 8004, USA
    Ann Behav Med 45:S113-21. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Energy expenditure associated with the use of neighborhood parks in 2 cities
    Luis J Suau
    Shaw University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:440-4. 2012
  6. doi request reprint School sport policy and school-based physical activity environments and their association with observed physical activity in middle school children
    Jason N Bocarro
    Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, North Carolina State University, Box 8004, Raleigh, NC 27695 8004, USA
    Health Place 18:31-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Park-based physical activity among children and adolescents
    Myron F Floyd
    Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC 27695 8004, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:258-65. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Shared use of school facilities with community organizations and afterschool physical activity program participation: a cost-benefit assessment
    Michael A Kanters
    Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, North Carolina State University, C B 8004, Raleigh, NC 27695
    J Sch Health 84:302-9. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint "Just let me play!" - understanding constraints that limit adolescent sport participation
    Jonathan M Casper
    Dept of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management and faculty fellows of IPARC, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:S32-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Environmental justice: a framework for collaboration between the public health and parks and recreation fields to study disparities in physical activity
    Wendell C Taylor
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:S50-63. 2007

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Active living research in diverse and disadvantaged communities stimulating dialogue and policy solutions
    Myron F Floyd
    Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:271-4. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Park-based physical activity in diverse communities of two U.S. cities. An observational study
    Myron F Floyd
    Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 8004, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:299-305. 2008
    ..Systematic study of human behavior in public parks and specific activity settings can inform policy to promote physical activity in diverse communities...
  3. doi request reprint Measurement of park and recreation environments that support physical activity in low-income communities of color: highlights of challenges and recommendations
    Myron F Floyd
    North Carolina State University, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S156-60. 2009
    ..However, existing measures should be tested and refined in varying social-ecologic conditions, and new tools should be developed specifically for nuances associated with low-income minority communities...
  4. doi request reprint School sport participation under two school sport policies: comparisons by race/ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status
    Michael A Kanters
    Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, NC State University, Campus Box 8004, Raleigh, NC 27695 8004, USA
    Ann Behav Med 45:S113-21. 2013
    ..However, school sport is often limited to a small number of elite athletes. Few schools provide more inclusive sport programs that offer a wider array of activities regardless of ability...
  5. doi request reprint Energy expenditure associated with the use of neighborhood parks in 2 cities
    Luis J Suau
    Shaw University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:440-4. 2012
    ..Availability of public neighborhood parks is associated with physical activity. Little is known about how parks contribute to population energy balance...
  6. doi request reprint School sport policy and school-based physical activity environments and their association with observed physical activity in middle school children
    Jason N Bocarro
    Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, North Carolina State University, Box 8004, Raleigh, NC 27695 8004, USA
    Health Place 18:31-8. 2012
    ..Adult supervision was not associated with children's physical activity levels. Finally, descriptive results showed athletic facilities were under-utilized in all schools...
  7. doi request reprint Park-based physical activity among children and adolescents
    Myron F Floyd
    Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC 27695 8004, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:258-65. 2011
    ..Availability of parks is associated with higher levels of physical activity among children and adolescents. Few studies examine actual park use and park-based physical activity in these populations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Shared use of school facilities with community organizations and afterschool physical activity program participation: a cost-benefit assessment
    Michael A Kanters
    Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, North Carolina State University, C B 8004, Raleigh, NC 27695
    J Sch Health 84:302-9. 2014
    ..This study examined shared use of middle school facilities, the amount and type of afterschool physical activity programs provided at middle schools together with the costs of operating the facilities...
  9. ncbi request reprint "Just let me play!" - understanding constraints that limit adolescent sport participation
    Jonathan M Casper
    Dept of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management and faculty fellows of IPARC, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:S32-9. 2011
    ..However, participation in youth sport declines significantly among both boys and girls during their middle school years. This study examined middle school students' perceived constraints to sport participation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Environmental justice: a framework for collaboration between the public health and parks and recreation fields to study disparities in physical activity
    Wendell C Taylor
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:S50-63. 2007
    ..This disparity is an environmental justice (EJ) issue because of the negative impact on the health of low-income and racial/ethnic minorities...