T L McKenzie

Summary

Affiliation: San Diego State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical education teacher effectiveness in a public health context
    Thomas L McKenzie
    University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 84:419-30. 2013
  2. pmc Leisure-time physical activity in elementary schools: analysis of contextual conditions
    Thomas L McKenzie
    School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    J Sch Health 80:470-7. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint 2009 C. H. McCloy Lecture. Seeing is believing: observing physical activity and its contexts
    Thomas L McKenzie
    San Diego State University, CA 92115 1148, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 81:113-22. 2010
  4. pmc Girls' activity levels and lesson contexts in middle school PE: TAAG baseline
    Thomas L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1229-35. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Coeducational and single-sex physical education in middle schools: impact on physical activity
    Thomas L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 75:446-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels and prompts in young children at recess: a two-year study of a bi-ethnic sample
    T L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 68:195-202. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a two-year middle-school physical education intervention: M-SPAN
    Thomas L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1382-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of effects of the CATCH physical education program: results from the CATCH-ON study
    Thomas L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 7251, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:447-62. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood movement skills: predictors of physical activity in Anglo American and Mexican American adolescents?
    Thomas L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at San Diego State University, CA 92182, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 73:238-44. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of a physical education curriculum and staff development program: SPARK
    T L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 68:280-91. 1997

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical education teacher effectiveness in a public health context
    Thomas L McKenzie
    University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 84:419-30. 2013
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  2. pmc Leisure-time physical activity in elementary schools: analysis of contextual conditions
    Thomas L McKenzie
    School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    J Sch Health 80:470-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to objectively assess children's voluntary PA during 3 daily periods and examine modifiable contextual factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint 2009 C. H. McCloy Lecture. Seeing is believing: observing physical activity and its contexts
    Thomas L McKenzie
    San Diego State University, CA 92115 1148, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 81:113-22. 2010
    ..Because physical activity researchers use the method infrequently, this paper provides an overview of systematic observation as it applies to studying physical activity...
  4. pmc Girls' activity levels and lesson contexts in middle school PE: TAAG baseline
    Thomas L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1229-35. 2006
    ..To assess girls' physical activity (PA) in middle school physical education (PE) as it relates to field site, lesson context and location, teacher gender, and class composition...
  5. ncbi request reprint Coeducational and single-sex physical education in middle schools: impact on physical activity
    Thomas L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 75:446-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels and prompts in young children at recess: a two-year study of a bi-ethnic sample
    T L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 68:195-202. 1997
    ..The findings suggest that school environments could be altered to promote healthful physical activity among young children...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a two-year middle-school physical education intervention: M-SPAN
    Thomas L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1382-8. 2004
    ..We developed, implemented, and assessed an intervention to increase physical activity during middle-school PE classes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of effects of the CATCH physical education program: results from the CATCH-ON study
    Thomas L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 7251, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:447-62. 2003
    ..Use of CATCH PE curricula was associated with increased levels of teacher training and school support for PE in both former intervention and control schools...
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood movement skills: predictors of physical activity in Anglo American and Mexican American adolescents?
    Thomas L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at San Diego State University, CA 92182, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 73:238-44. 2002
    ..Further studies involving additional movement skills and other populations are recommended to determine if enhanced movement skills in children promote subsequent physical activity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of a physical education curriculum and staff development program: SPARK
    T L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 68:280-91. 1997
    ..Results support employing specialists and demonstrate the need for extensive professional development for classroom teachers responsible for physical education...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of the CATCH physical education intervention: teacher type and lesson location
    T L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Am J Prev Med 21:101-9. 2001
    ..Substantial differences exist in how and where physical education (PE) is conducted in elementary schools throughout the United States. Few effectiveness studies of large-scale interventions to improve PE have been reported...
  12. ncbi request reprint Student activity levels, lesson context, and teacher behavior during middle school physical education
    T L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 71:249-59. 2000
    ..Results suggest that numerous opportunities exist for increasing student physical activity during middle school PE...
  13. ncbi request reprint Changes and tracking of physical activity across seven years in Mexican-American and European-American mothers
    J F Sallis
    Department of Pyschology, San Diego State University, CA 92120, USA
    Women Health 34:1-14. 2001
    ..30. The finding that both groups increased physical activity overtime was unexpected and was unrelated to a reduction in the number of preschool children in the homes over time...
  14. ncbi request reprint Parental provision of transportation for adolescent physical activity
    W R Hoefer
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Am J Prev Med 21:48-51. 2001
    ..001). CONCLUSIONS: Parent provision of transportation to activity locations is associated with out-of-school PA in a diverse adolescent population. This variable should be targeted for intervention...
  15. pmc The association of school environments with youth physical activity
    J F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 6363 Alvarado Court, 103, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:618-20. 2001
    ..This study assessed the association of school environmental characteristics with student physical activity on campus...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of health-related physical education on academic achievement: project SPARK
    J F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 70:127-34. 1999
    ..Health-related physical education may have favorable effects on students' academic achievement...
  17. ncbi request reprint Tracking of health-related fitness components in youth ages 9 to 12
    S J Marshall
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92120, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 30:910-6. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the tracking of multiple health-related fitness components in children from fourth to sixth grade...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the performance of volunteers who provide physical activity in middle schools
    Jamie S Strelow
    Dept of Psychology, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 224, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Sch Health 72:147-51. 2002
    ..Results can help guide schools to more effectively increase student physical activity throughout the school day...
  19. ncbi request reprint Environmental interventions for eating and physical activity: a randomized controlled trial in middle schools
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:209-17. 2003
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the effects of environmental, policy, and social marketing interventions on physical activity and fat intake of middle school students on campus...
  20. ncbi request reprint Viability of parks and recreation centers as sites for youth physical activity promotion
    Jamie S Moody
    Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls TAAG at San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:438-43. 2004
    ..Public parks and recreation centers are understudied settings with the potential for substantial involvement in efforts to promote youth physical activity...
  21. pmc Environmental correlates of physical activity in Mexican American children at home
    Thomas L McKenzie
    School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Dieto State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:579-91. 2008
    ..Few studies have used microlevel observations to simultaneously assess children's PA and associated conditions in homes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity prevention and control in city recreation centres and family homes: the MOVE/me Muevo Project
    J P Elder
    Institute for Behavioral and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Pediatr Obes 9:218-31. 2014
    ..Interventions to prevent and control childhood obesity have shown mixed results in terms of short- and long-term changes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term implementation of the CATCH physical education program
    Steven H Kelder
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:463-75. 2003
    ..e., 50%), whereas the FC and UC schools came close to it. Barriers to implementing CATCH PE included insufficient training and lower importance of PE compared to other academic areas and indicate the need for in-service training...
  24. ncbi request reprint Active transportation to school over 2 years in relation to weight status and physical activity
    Dori E Rosenberg
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University and University of California, San Deigo, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1771-6. 2006
    ..To prospectively examine potential benefits of active commuting to school on measures of weight status and physical activity in a sample of youth...
  25. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity in children and youth: a leadership role for schools: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism (Physical Activity Committee) in collaboration with the Co
    Russell R Pate
    Circulation 114:1214-24. 2006
  26. pmc Using school-level interviews to develop a Multisite PE intervention program
    Stacey G Moe
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:52-65. 2006
    ..This article describes the contribution of formative research to the development of the physical education intervention component and summarizes the alignment of current school policies and practices with national and state standards...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the sustainability of SPARK physical education: a case study of translating research into practice
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science at the University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 76:11-9. 2005
    ..Program sustainability was similar in advantaged and disadvantaged schools. Evidence-based PE programs can be sustained up to 4 years...
  28. ncbi request reprint Participation in extracurricular physical activity programs at middle schools
    Holly S Powers
    Community Pediatrics at the University of California San Diego, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 73:187-92. 2002
  29. ncbi request reprint Activity levels during physical education and recess in two special schools for children with mild intellectual disabilities
    Cindy H P Sit
    University of Hong Kong, Institute of Human Performance, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Adapt Phys Activ Q 25:247-59. 2008
    ..Differences in PA during PE between the schools were associated with both lesson context and teacher behavior. The results suggest written (e.g., scheduling) and unwritten policies within schools affect children's activity levels...
  30. pmc Data to action: using formative research to develop intervention programs to increase physical activity in adolescent girls
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:97-111. 2006
    ..g., enjoyable activities, opportunity to socialize) and barriers (e.g., lack of skills, fear of injury) for physical activity. The challenges of using formative research for intervention development are discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Impact of a new bicycle path on physical activity
    Deborah Cohen
    Prev Med 46:80-1. 2008
  32. pmc Commercial venues as supports for physical activity in adolescent girls
    Marsha Dowda
    Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, 921 Assembly Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prev Med 45:163-8. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Assessment of a pilot video's effect on physical activity and heart health for young children
    Sarah Levin
    Department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Sciences, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky, USA
    Fam Community Health 25:10-7. 2002
    ..001), and they seemed to enjoy the video. The results suggest that exposure to a short, interactive, educational video may promote health among young children...
  34. pmc Contribution of public parks to physical activity
    Deborah A Cohen
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:509-14. 2007
    ..Parks provide places for people to experience nature, engage in physical activity, and relax. We studied how residents in low-income, minority communities use public, urban neighborhood parks and how parks contribute to physical activity...
  35. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels of children in special schools
    Cindy H P Sit
    The University of Hong Kong, Institute of Human Performance, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Prev Med 45:424-31. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the PA of children with disabilities during physical education (PE) and recess while simultaneously documenting environmental conditions...