Christine M Hoehner
Affiliation: Saint Louis University
- Active neighborhood checklist: a user-friendly and reliable tool for assessing activity friendlinessChristine M Hoehner
Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63014, USA
Am J Health Promot 21:534-7. 2007..To test the reliability of the Active Neighborhood Checklist (the Checklist), a user-friendly audit tool for assessing neighborhood environmental supports for physical activity...
- Physical activity interventions in Latin America: a systematic reviewChristine M Hoehner
Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:224-233. 2008....
- Perceived and objective environmental measures and physical activity among urban adultsChristine M Hoehner
Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
Am J Prev Med 28:105-16. 2005..However, few studies have simultaneously assessed perceptions and objectively measured environmental factors and their relative association with transportation or recreational physical activity...
- How reliably do community members audit the neighborhood environment for its support of physical activity? Implications for participatory researchChristine M Hoehner
Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 12:270-7. 2006..60). With some formal training, this audit tool may be useful for advocacy and participatory research to assess the activity friendliness of neighborhood environments...
- Perceived environmental correlates of physical activity for leisure and transportation in Curitiba, BrazilDiana C Parra
Prevention Research Center in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Prev Med 52:234-8. 2011..Physical activity (PA) has consistently been associated with perceived environmental characteristics...
- Physical activity interventions in Latin America: expanding and classifying the evidenceChristine M Hoehner
Division of Public Health Sciences and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Am J Prev Med 44:e31-40. 2013....
- Measuring the built environment for physical activity: state of the scienceRoss C Brownson
Prevention Research Center in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:S99-123.e12. 2009..In particular, further research is needed to improve the technical quality of measures, understand the relevance to various population groups, and understand the utility of measures for science and public health...
- Indicators of activity-friendly communities: an evidence-based consensus processLaura K Brennan Ramirez
Transtria LLC, St Louis, Missouri 63139, USA
Am J Prev Med 31:515-24. 2006..Investigators used a systematic review process to identify key indicators of activity-friendly communities that can assess and improve opportunities for regular physical activity...
- Scaling up of physical activity interventions in Brazil: how partnerships and research evidence contributed to policy actionDiana C Parra
1 Washington University in St Louis, Prevention Research Center, St Louis, MO, USA
Glob Health Promot 20:5-12. 2013..This example of scaling up is unprecedented for promoting health in the region and is an example that must be followed and evaluated...
- Page Avenue health impact assessment: building on diverse partnerships and evidence to promote a healthy communityChristine M Hoehner
Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Health Place 18:85-95. 2012..It is hoped that this case study will inform future HIAs...
- Parks promoting physical activity: synthesis of findings from interventions in seven national parksChristine M Hoehner
Dept of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
J Phys Act Health 7:S67-81. 2010..We synthesized the results of 7 National Park Service pilot interventions designed to increase awareness of the health benefits from participation in recreation at national parks and to increase physical activity by park visitors...
- Opportunities for integrating public health and urban planning approaches to promote active community environmentsChristine M Hoehner
Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
Am J Health Promot 18:14-20. 2003..By collaborating to build synergism in research and dissemination, public health and urban planning professionals can enhance efforts to increase the number of communities that promote active living...
- Concordance of commercial data sources for neighborhood-effects studiesChristine M Hoehner
Department of Surgery and The Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
J Urban Health 87:713-25. 2010..6%), employee size (weighted kappa = 0.63), and sales volume (weighted kappa = 0.04). Researchers should cautiously interpret findings when using these commercial databases to yield measures of the neighborhood environment...
- Designing for dissemination among public health researchers: findings from a national survey in the United StatesRoss C Brownson
Washington University in St Louis, 621 Skinker Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
Am J Public Health 103:1693-9. 2013..We have described the practice of designing for dissemination among researchers in the United States with the intent of identifying gaps and areas for improvement...
- Commuting distance, cardiorespiratory fitness, and metabolic riskChristine M Hoehner
Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8100, St Louis MO 63110, USA
Am J Prev Med 42:571-8. 2012..Limited evidence exists on the metabolic and cardiovascular risk correlates of commuting by vehicle, a habitual form of sedentary behavior...
- Association of the insulin resistance syndrome and microalbuminuria among nondiabetic native Americans. The Inter-Tribal Heart ProjectChristine M Hoehner
Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1626-34. 2002..Health promotion efforts should focus on lowering the prevalence of hypertension, as well as glucose intolerance and obesity, in this population at high risk for renal and cardiovascular disease...