Fuzhong Li

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tai Chi: moving for better balance -- development of a community-based falls prevention program
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:445-55. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Tai Chi and fall reductions in older adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:187-94. 2005
  3. pmc Attitudes to smoking cessation and triggers to relapse among Chinese male smokers
    Tingzhong Yang
    Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, University of ZheJiang, 353 Yan An Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310031, China
    BMC Public Health 6:65. 2006
  4. pmc Built environment, adiposity, and physical activity in adults aged 50-75
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:38-46. 2008
  5. pmc Built environment and changes in blood pressure in middle aged and older adults
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Prev Med 48:237-41. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Tai Ji Quan and global cognitive function in older adults with cognitive impairment: A pilot study
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon, United States Electronic address
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 58:434-9. 2014
  7. pmc Comparison of tai chi vs. strength training for fall prevention among female cancer survivors: study protocol for the GET FIT trial
    Kerri M Winters-Stone
    School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    BMC Cancer 12:577. 2012
  8. pmc Tai chi and postural stability in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    N Engl J Med 366:511-9. 2012
  9. pmc Smoking patterns and sociodemographic factors associated with tobacco use among Chinese rural male residents: a descriptive analysis
    Tingzhong Yang
    Center for Tobacco Control Research, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Yuhangtang Road, Hangzhou 310058, PR China
    BMC Public Health 8:248. 2008
  10. pmc Attitudes and behavioral response toward key tobacco control measures from the FCTC among Chinese urban residents
    Tingzhong Yang
    Center for Tobacco Control Research, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, 310058, China
    BMC Public Health 7:248. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Tai Chi and Parkinson's Disease
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Environmental Predictors of Elderly Obesity
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Tai Chi Training for People with Parkinson's Disease
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Cobblestone Walking for Elder Health
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2004
  5. TAI CHI, CONTROL, AND AGING
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2003
  6. Tai Chi Training and Sleep Enhancement in the Elderly
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2002
  7. Tai Chi and Parkinson's Disease
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Tai Chi: moving for better balance -- development of a community-based falls prevention program
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:445-55. 2008
    ..This study was designed to develop an evidence- and community based falls prevention program -- Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tai Chi and fall reductions in older adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:187-94. 2005
    ..The authors' objective was to evaluate the efficacy of a 6-month Tai Chi intervention for decreasing the number of falls and the risk for falling in older persons...
  3. pmc Attitudes to smoking cessation and triggers to relapse among Chinese male smokers
    Tingzhong Yang
    Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, University of ZheJiang, 353 Yan An Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310031, China
    BMC Public Health 6:65. 2006
    ..Smoking is related to many diseases, and the relapse to smoking after cessation in China is noticeable. We examined the attitudes of Chinese male smokers regarding smoking cessation and reasons for relapse...
  4. pmc Built environment, adiposity, and physical activity in adults aged 50-75
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:38-46. 2008
    ..S. The purpose of this study was to examine this relationship...
  5. pmc Built environment and changes in blood pressure in middle aged and older adults
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Prev Med 48:237-41. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine built environment characteristics and resident health behaviors as they relate to change in blood pressure, an important component of CVD...
  6. doi request reprint Tai Ji Quan and global cognitive function in older adults with cognitive impairment: A pilot study
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon, United States Electronic address
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 58:434-9. 2014
    ..These results provide preliminary evidence of the utility of the TJQMBB program to promote cognitive function in older adults in addition to physical benefits. ..
  7. pmc Comparison of tai chi vs. strength training for fall prevention among female cancer survivors: study protocol for the GET FIT trial
    Kerri M Winters-Stone
    School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    BMC Cancer 12:577. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Tai chi and postural stability in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    N Engl J Med 366:511-9. 2012
    ..Although exercise is routinely encouraged by health care providers, few programs have been proven effective...
  9. pmc Smoking patterns and sociodemographic factors associated with tobacco use among Chinese rural male residents: a descriptive analysis
    Tingzhong Yang
    Center for Tobacco Control Research, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Yuhangtang Road, Hangzhou 310058, PR China
    BMC Public Health 8:248. 2008
    ..The purposes of this study were to examine smoking patterns and sociodemographic correlates of smoking in a sample of rural Chinese male residents...
  10. pmc Attitudes and behavioral response toward key tobacco control measures from the FCTC among Chinese urban residents
    Tingzhong Yang
    Center for Tobacco Control Research, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, 310058, China
    BMC Public Health 7:248. 2007
    ..This study was designed to examine attitudes towards four WHO FCTC measures among Chinese urban residents...
  11. pmc Multilevel modelling of built environment characteristics related to neighbourhood walking activity in older adults
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:558-64. 2005
    ..To examine the relation between built environment factors (representing several dimensions of urban form of neighbourhoods) and walking activity at both the neighbourhood level and the resident level, in an older adult sample...
  12. ncbi request reprint Improving physical function and blood pressure in older adults through cobblestone mat walking: a randomized trial
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1305-12. 2005
    ..To determine the relative effects of cobblestone mat walking, in comparison with regular walking, on physical function and blood pressure in older adults...
  13. pmc Translation of an effective tai chi intervention into a community-based falls-prevention program
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1195-8. 2008
    ..This evidence-based tai chi program is practical to disseminate and can be effectively implemented and maintained in community settings...
  14. pmc Obesity and the built environment: does the density of neighborhood fast-food outlets matter?
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:203-9. 2009
    ..Examine variation in obesity among older adults relative to the joint influences of density of neighborhood fast food outlets and residents' behavioral, psychosocial, and sociodemographic characteristics...
  15. pmc Built environment and 1-year change in weight and waist circumference in middle-aged and older adults: Portland Neighborhood Environment and Health Study
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:401-8. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Falls self-efficacy as a mediator of fear of falling in an exercise intervention for older adults
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P34-40. 2005
    ..Results suggest that exercise interventions designed to improve falls self-efficacy are likely to reduce fear of falling in older adults...
  17. ncbi request reprint The Task and Ego Orientation in Sport Questionnaire: construct equivalence and mean differences across gender
    F Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 67:228-38. 1996
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  18. ncbi request reprint The longitudinal influence of peers on the development of alcohol use in late adolescence: a growth mixture analysis
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    J Behav Med 25:293-315. 2002
    ..Findings from this study suggest the need to consider heterogeneity in the study of peer influence on alcohol use during adolescence to facilitate more refined targeting of prevention/intervention programs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy as a mediator between fear of falling and functional ability in the elderly
    Li Fuzhong
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR, USA
    J Aging Health 14:452-66. 2002
    ..This study examined falls self-efficacy and fear of falling to determine whether self-efficacy acts as a mediator between fear of falling and functional ability...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fear of falling in elderly persons: association with falls, functional ability, and quality of life
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:P283-90. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Tai chi and self-rated quality of sleep and daytime sleepiness in older adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 87403, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:892-900. 2004
    ..To determine the effectiveness of tai chi on self-rated sleep quality and daytime sleepiness in older adults reporting moderate sleep complaints...
  22. ncbi request reprint Tai Chi, self-efficacy, and physical function in the elderly
    F Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, 97403, USA
    Prev Sci 2:229-39. 2001
    ..This study uncovered the need for further exploration of the relationship between exercise self-efficacy and physical function for enhancing health-related quality of life in older adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the effects of Tai Chi exercise on physical function among older persons: a randomized contolled trial
    F Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403, USA
    Ann Behav Med 23:139-46. 2001
    ..A self-paced and self-controlled activity such as Tai Chi has thepotential to be an effective, low-cost means of improving functional status in older persons...
  24. ncbi request reprint Examining developmental trajectories in adolescent alcohol use using piecewise growth mixture modeling analysis
    F Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 62:199-210. 2001
    ..This study examined issues of heterogeneity in multiple stage development as it corresponds to qualitatively different developmental trajectories in alcohol use during adolescence...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tai Chi: improving functional balance and predicting subsequent falls in older persons
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:2046-52. 2004
    ..To determine whether improved functional balance through a Tai Chi intervention is related to subsequent reductions in falls among elderly persons...
  26. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the Task and Ego Orientation in Sport Questionnaire with cross-validation
    F Li
    Oregon Research Institute, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 69:276-83. 1998
    ..The results were cross-validated on a validation sample (n = 439) using various SEM-based cross-validation procedures. Collectively, these findings support the construct validity of the TEOSQ as a measure of achievement goal orientation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Delineating the impact of Tai Chi training on physical function among the elderly
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:92-7. 2002
    ..Through a re-analysis of a Tai Chi intervention data set, the study objective was to determine which, if any, subgroups of the study sample evidenced differential benefits from the intervention...
  28. ncbi request reprint Tai Chi-based exercise for older adults with Parkinson's disease: a pilot-program evaluation
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 87403, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 15:139-51. 2007
    ..These preliminary findings warrant further investigation...
  29. ncbi request reprint A community-based walking trial to improve neighborhood quality of life in older adults: a multilevel analysis
    K John Fisher
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:186-94. 2004
    ..Few studies have considered the neighborhood as a context in which to examine the physical activity and quality of life relationship...
  30. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood-level influences on physical activity among older adults: a multilevel analysis
    K John Fisher
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 12:45-63. 2004
    ..Overall, neighborhood-level variables jointly accounted for a substantial variation in neighborhood physical activity when controlling for individual-level variables...
  31. doi request reprint Implementing an evidence-based fall prevention program in an outpatient clinical setting
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:2142-9. 2013
    ..To investigate the dissemination potential of a Tai Ji Quan-based program, previously shown to be efficacious for reducing risk of falls in older adults, through outpatient clinical settings...
  32. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood influences on physical activity in middle-aged and older adults: a multilevel perspective
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 13:87-114. 2005
    ..They conclude that a multilevel perspective is needed to increase understanding of the multiple influences on physical activity...
  33. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of patient-reported outcomes with tai chi exercise in Parkinson's disease
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA
    Mov Disord 29:539-45. 2014
    ..The findings indicate the potential of patient perceptions to drive exercise behavior after structured exercise programs are completed and the value of strengthening such perceptions in any behavioral intervention. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint A multilevel analysis of change in neighborhood walking activity in older adults
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 13:145-59. 2005
    ..They also suggest the importance of analyzing change in physical activity in older adults from a multilevel or macrolevel framework...
  35. ncbi request reprint The influence of peers on young adult substance use
    Judy A Andrews
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Health Psychol 21:349-57. 2002
    ..Findings emphasize peer influence contribution to young adult substance use and suggest the design of interventions that involve both young adults and their peers...
  36. ncbi request reprint Behavioral change in persons with dementia: relationships with mental and physical health of caregivers
    Karen Hooker
    Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, Milam 322, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P453-60. 2002
    ..Variables such as MMSE score of the person with dementia, number of years caregiving, relationship status, and education level were not significant predictors of caregivers' health when behavior change was in the model...
  37. doi request reprint Tai Chi and falls prevention in older people
    Peter A Harmer
    Exercise Science, Sports Medicine, Willamette University, Salem, OR 973901, USA
    Med Sport Sci 52:124-34. 2008
    ..However, relatively few studies have directly examined the influence of Tai Chi practice on falls in this population...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in older U.S. adults: estimates from the 2003 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey
    Fuzhong Li
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:737-9. 2005

Research Grants15

  1. Tai Chi and Parkinson's Disease
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study is unique because it represents an effort to offer a novel exercise intervention to a sample of PD patients who are confronted with postural instability and mobility problems. ..
  2. Environmental Predictors of Elderly Obesity
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Tai Chi Training for People with Parkinson's Disease
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The final product in both video and DVD formats will be marketed to people with PD through local support groups, PD organizations, and educational media distributors. ..
  4. Cobblestone Walking for Elder Health
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In addition, results are likely to provide support for the development of an added, low-cost, innovative exercise modality suitable for community setting to reduce or delay frailty in the older population. ..
  5. TAI CHI, CONTROL, AND AGING
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  6. Tai Chi Training and Sleep Enhancement in the Elderly
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Tai Chi and Parkinson's Disease
    Fuzhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study is unique because it represents an effort to offer a novel exercise intervention to a sample of PD patients who are confronted with postural instability and mobility problems. ..