James Sallis

Summary

Affiliation: San Diego State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The International Prevalence Study on Physical Activity: results from 20 countries
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:21. 2009
  2. pmc Active living neighborhoods: is neighborhood walkability a key element for Belgian adolescents?
    Femke De Meester
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 12:7. 2012
  3. pmc Physical activity and sedentary behaviours among rural adults in Suixi, China: a cross-sectional study
    Ding Ding
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:37. 2011
  4. pmc The association between health enhancing physical activity and neighbourhood environment among Swedish adults - a population-based cross-sectional study
    Patrick Bergman
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, SE 14157 Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:8. 2009
  5. pmc Brief scales to assess physical activity and sedentary equipment in the home
    Dori E Rosenberg
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:10. 2010
  6. pmc Cross-validation of the factorial structure of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) and its abbreviated form (NEWS-A)
    Ester Cerin
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:32. 2009
  7. pmc Reliability and validity of brief psychosocial measures related to dietary behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive Dept 0811 La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:56. 2010
  8. pmc Compliance with behavioral guidelines for diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviors is related to insulin resistance among overweight and obese youth
    Jeannie S Huang
    Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems, Calit2 and Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego and Rady Children s Hospital, 9500 Gilman Drive 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:29. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Neighborhood environments and physical activity among adults in 11 countries
    James F Sallis
    Active Living Research, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:484-90. 2009
  10. pmc Neighborhood built environment and income: examining multiple health outcomes
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1285-93. 2009

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Publications110 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc The International Prevalence Study on Physical Activity: results from 20 countries
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:21. 2009
    ..The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) was developed for international surveillance. The purpose of this study was a comparative international study of population physical activity prevalence across 20 countries...
  2. pmc Active living neighborhoods: is neighborhood walkability a key element for Belgian adolescents?
    Femke De Meester
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 12:7. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Physical activity and sedentary behaviours among rural adults in Suixi, China: a cross-sectional study
    Ding Ding
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:37. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc The association between health enhancing physical activity and neighbourhood environment among Swedish adults - a population-based cross-sectional study
    Patrick Bergman
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, SE 14157 Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:8. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Brief scales to assess physical activity and sedentary equipment in the home
    Dori E Rosenberg
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:10. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  6. pmc Cross-validation of the factorial structure of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) and its abbreviated form (NEWS-A)
    Ester Cerin
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:32. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  7. pmc Reliability and validity of brief psychosocial measures related to dietary behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive Dept 0811 La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:56. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  8. pmc Compliance with behavioral guidelines for diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviors is related to insulin resistance among overweight and obese youth
    Jeannie S Huang
    Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems, Calit2 and Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego and Rady Children s Hospital, 9500 Gilman Drive 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:29. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  9. doi request reprint Neighborhood environments and physical activity among adults in 11 countries
    James F Sallis
    Active Living Research, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:484-90. 2009
    ..Surveys were conducted in 11 countries using the same self-report environmental variables and the International Physical Activity Questionnaire, allowing analyses with pooled data...
  10. pmc Neighborhood built environment and income: examining multiple health outcomes
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1285-93. 2009
    ..Lower- and higher-income groups benefited similarly from living in high-walkability neighborhoods. Adults in higher-income neighborhoods had lower BMI and higher physical QoL...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Physical activity and food environments: solutions to the obesity epidemic
    James F Sallis
    San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Milbank Q 87:123-54. 2009
    ..This article is a status report on research on physical activity and food environments, and it suggests how these findings can be used to improve diet and physical activity and to control or reduce obesity...
  13. pmc Measuring physical activity environments: a brief history
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S86-92. 2009
    ..Each of these fields made unique contributions to the contemporary methods used to assess physical activity environments...
  14. ncbi request reprint New thinking on older adults' physical activity
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:110-1. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Perceived environmental predictors of physical activity over 6 months in adults: activity counseling trial
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 3900 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Health Psychol 26:701-9. 2007
    ..In the present study, the authors extend previous cross-sectional findings by using a prospective design to determine whether physical and social environmental characteristics predict physical activity over 6 months...
  16. ncbi request reprint A research perspective on findings from Bridging the Gap
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University and Active Living Research, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S169-71. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint An ecological approach to creating active living communities
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:297-322. 2006
    ..Collaborations with policy researchers may improve the likelihood of translating research findings into changes in environments, policies, and practices...
  18. ncbi request reprint A review of correlates of physical activity of children and adolescents
    J F Sallis
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California, 92120, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:963-75. 2000
    ..Understanding the factors that influence physical activity can aid the design of more effective interventions. Previous reviews of correlates of youth physical activity have produced conflicting results...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a university course to promote physical activity: project GRAD
    J F Sallis
    Department of Psychology at San Diego State University, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 70:1-10. 1999
    ..This university course had the intended effects of promoting healthful patterns of physical activity among women, but no effects were observed on men, who were more active than women at baseline...
  20. ncbi request reprint Age-related decline in physical activity: a synthesis of human and animal studies
    J F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92120, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:1598-600. 2000
    ..The decline in physical activity with age is antithetical to public health goals, so methods of countering the decline need to be developed, based upon an improved understanding of the phenomenon and its causes...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Overcoming inactivity in young people
    J F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 92120, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 28:31-2. 2000
    ..The ultimate effects on disease in adulthood, however, are not known...
  24. doi request reprint Income disparities in perceived neighborhood built and social environment attributes
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Health Place 17:1274-83. 2011
    ..001). Low-income neighborhoods may lack amenities and safety attributes that can facilitate high levels of physical activity for both transportation and recreation purposes...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc Measuring physical activity: practical approaches for program evaluation in Native American communities
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:404-10. 2010
    ..Program evaluations using quality physical activity measures can contribute to achieving the goal of improved health in Native American communities...
  27. ncbi request reprint Assessing perceived physical environmental variables that may influence physical activity
    J F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 68:345-51. 1997
    ..Further research is needed to identify other environmental characteristics that may influence physical activity...
  28. pmc Physical activity, weight status, and neighborhood characteristics of dog walkers
    Karen J Coleman
    Research and Evaluation, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, 100 S Los Robles, 2nd Floor, Pasadena, CA, 91101, USA
    Prev Med 47:309-12. 2008
    ..This study examined how demographics, physical activity, weight status, and neighborhood characteristics varied among households with and without dogs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association of neighborhood design and recreation environment variables with physical activity and body mass index in adolescents
    Morton Kligerman
    San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:274-7. 2007
    ..To examine associations of neighborhood walkability and recreation environment variables with physical activity in adolescents...
  30. ncbi request reprint Diet, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors as risk factors for overweight in adolescence
    Kevin Patrick
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego State University, and Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, San Diego, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:385-90. 2004
    ..The proportion of overweight adolescents has increased, but the behavioral risk factors for overweight youth are not well understood...
  31. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a multicomponent intervention for adolescent sun protection behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:146-52. 2007
    ..Interventions to improve sun protection behaviors in childhood have been based primarily in school and community settings, with little attention to the role of primary care physicians...
  32. ncbi request reprint Parental prompting and smoking among Latino youth
    Rafael Laniado-Laborin
    Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 02111, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:508-16. 2002
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of fruit, vegetable, and dietary fat intake among adolescent boys and girls
    Marion F Zabinski
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:814-21. 2006
    ....
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint The role of built environments in physical activity, eating, and obesity in childhood
    James F Sallis
    San Diego State University, USA
    Future Child 16:89-108. 2006
    ..S. "built environment" have promoted sedentary lifestyles and less healthful diets. James Sallis and Karen Glanz investigate whether these changes have had a direct effect on childhood obesity and whether ..
  36. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of destination-specific barriers to walking and cycling for youth
    Holly Forman
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Prev Med 46:311-6. 2008
    ..To investigate the psychometric properties of a new measure of barriers youth encounter while walking to specific destinations and to validate the measure with self-reported walking to these destinations...
  37. pmc Do neighborhood environments moderate the effect of physical activity lifestyle interventions in adults?
    Jacqueline Kerr
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, Calit2, Atkinson Hall, 3rd Floor, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Health Place 16:903-8. 2010
    ..Overweight women were more likely to increase their physical activity over time if they perceived better safety from traffic. This study suggests that psychosocial interventions can help men overcome environmental barriers to walking...
  38. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) items using geographic information systems
    Marc A Adams
    Dept of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:S113-23. 2009
    ..Concurrent validity of Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) items was evaluated with objective measures of the built environment using geographic information systems (GIS)...
  39. pmc Reconceptualizing decisional balance in an adolescent sun protection intervention: mediating effects and theoretical interpretations
    Marc A Adams
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health Health Behavior Science, San Diego State University University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Health Psychol 28:217-25. 2009
    ..Understanding interrelationships between decisions, behavior, and consequences from multiple-theoretical perspectives can advance theory and inform development of more effective interventions...
  40. ncbi request reprint The relationship between health beliefs and behaviors and dietary intake in early adolescence
    Rei Masu
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:421-4. 2002
  41. pmc Study designs and analytic strategies for environmental and policy research on obesity, physical activity, and diet: recommendations from a meeting of experts
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S72-7. 2009
    ..The results of this conference can be used to improve the quality and quantity of environmental and policy research as well as the translation to action to control obesity...
  42. ncbi request reprint Tracking dietary intake in white and Mexican-American children from age 4 to 12 years
    Michelle Murphy Zive
    Community Pediatrics Division, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0927, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:683-9. 2002
    ..To examine the tracking (ie, the stability over time) of dietary intake in Mexican-American and white children aged 4 to 12 years...
  43. pmc Health indicators of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders in the United States
    Karen L Moy
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 3900 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Community Health 35:81-92. 2010
    ..Further improvements to community outreach and recruitment strategies could successfully encourage high-risk individuals to participate in health promotion and behavior intervention studies to improve NHPI health behaviors...
  44. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and environmental correlates of adolescent sedentary behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Pediatrics 116:908-16. 2005
    ..To determine correlates of sedentary behaviors in adolescents through the examination of psychosocial and environmental variables...
  45. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of physical activity web sites for use of behavior change theories
    Amol Doshi
    Student Health Services, San Diego State University, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:105-11. 2003
    ..They were unable to substantially tailor the on-line experience for users at different stages of change or different demographic characteristics...
  46. ncbi request reprint The association of neighborhood design and recreational environments with physical activity
    Jennifer L Atkinson
    San Diego State University, California 92103, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:304-9. 2005
    ..To determine the association of neighborhood design factors and recreational environments with physical activity...
  47. ncbi request reprint Indoor tanning facility density in eighty U.S. cities
    Richard C Palmer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92183 4162, USA
    J Community Health 27:191-202. 2002
    ..S. urban-dwellers. Cities having the higher density profile may be logical targets for interventions promoting less or safer use of these facilities...
  48. ncbi request reprint Income and racial disparities in access to public parks and private recreation facilities
    Lauren C Abercrombie
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:9-15. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that low-income and high-minority neighborhoods have less access to public parks, open space, and private recreation facilities...
  49. ncbi request reprint The relation of acculturation to Latinas' perceived neighborhood safety and physical activity: a structural equation analysis
    Latrice C Pichon
    San Diego State University University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:295-303. 2007
    ..Physical activity rates are low for adult Latinas. In the United States, only 7.8% of adult Latinas met Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for weekly vigorous leisure-time physical activity...
  50. 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...
  51. pmc Culturally-specific physical activity measures for Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders
    Karen L Moy
    Physical Activity Research Collaborative, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 6475 Alvarado Road, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Hawaii Med J 69:21-4. 2010
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of single versus multiple health behavior change: promoting physical activity and nutrition among adolescents
    Judith J Prochaska
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 23:314-8. 2004
    ..Although the findings do not reveal a decrement to PA promotion when a nutrition intervention was added, neither do they reveal any additional benefit. More studies comparing single versus multibehavioral interventions are needed...
  53. ncbi request reprint What do middle school children bring in their bag lunches?
    Terry L Conway
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, California, 92123, USA
    Prev Med 34:422-7. 2002
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Culturally tailored aerobic exercise intervention for low-income Latinas
    Melbourne F Hovell
    San Diego State University, California, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:155-63. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy of community-based, culturally tailored exercise intervention on the moderate and vigorous physical activity and physiologic outcomes of low-income Latino women (Latinas)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Association of parent and peer support with adolescent physical activity
    Judith J Prochaska
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University and the University of California San Diego, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 73:206-10. 2002
  56. ncbi request reprint Availability of cigarettes as a risk factor for trial smoking in adolescents
    Susan I Woodruff
    San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:84-8. 2003
    ..To examine associations between cigarette availability measures with trial (ie, first) use of cigarettes...
  57. 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...
  58. doi request reprint Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale for Youth (NEWS-Y): reliability and relationship with physical activity
    Dori Rosenberg
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University and University of California, 3900 5th Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Prev Med 49:213-8. 2009
    ..To examine the psychometric properties of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale-Youth (NEWS-Y) and explore its associations with context-specific and overall physical activity (PA) among youth...
  59. doi request reprint Exercise aids, neighborhood safety, and physical activity in adolescents and parents
    Jacqueline Kerr
    1Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1244-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the relationships among exercise aids available at home, physical activity, and perceived neighborhood safety...
  60. ncbi request reprint Sources of dietary fat in middle schools
    Michelle M Zive
    University of California, San Diego, Community Pediatrics Division, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Prev Med 35:376-82. 2002
    ..The current study uses an ecological approach to describe the food environment at 24 middle schools and multiple food sources' dietary fat contribution...
  61. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels of Barbadian youth and comparison to a U.S. sample
    Judith J Prochaska
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University, CA, USA
    Int J Behav Med 9:360-72. 2002
    ..Policy recommendations to support youth physical activity in Barbados include mandatory daily physical education and after-school physical activity programs...
  62. ncbi request reprint Latent growth curve modeling of adolescent physical activity: testing parallel process and mediation models
    Scott C Roesch
    San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    J Health Psychol 14:313-25. 2009
    ..However, mediation analyses did not reveal statistically significant intervention-mediated effects...
  63. 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...
  64. pmc Promoting sun safety among US Postal Service letter carriers: impact of a 2-year intervention
    Joni A Mayer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego 92123, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:559-65. 2007
    ..We examined whether US Postal Service letter carriers who received a sun safety intervention would wear wide-brim hats and sunscreen significantly more often than those who did not receive the intervention...
  65. ncbi request reprint Patterns of sedentary behavior among adolescents
    Marion F Zabinski
    Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 26:113-20. 2007
    ..Reducing certain sedentary behaviors (e.g., watching television, using a computer) can be an effective weight loss strategy for youth. Knowledge about whether behaviors cluster together could inform interventions...
  66. ncbi request reprint Parental prompts as risk factors for adolescent trial smoking: results of a prospective cohort study
    Susan I Woodruff
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 120, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1869-73. 2004
    ..This prospective study of 478 adolescent never-smokers, mostly Latino, suggests that parental prompts to smoke were not significantly related to smoking initiation among adolescents over a 1-year period...
  67. ncbi request reprint Salad bars and fruit and vegetable consumption in elementary schools: a plate waste study
    Marc A Adams
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 3900 Fifth Ave, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1789-92. 2005
    ..05), adjusting for sex and grade. Fruit and vegetable variety was associated with elementary school-age children's fruit and vegetable consumption when using salad bars...
  68. ncbi request reprint The first Active Living Research Conference: growth of a transdisciplinary field
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:93-5. 2005
  69. 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
  70. ncbi request reprint Active commuting to school: Associations with environment and parental concerns
    Jacqueline Kerr
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:787-94. 2006
    ....
  71. pmc Intervention-mediated effects for adult physical activity: A latent growth curve analysis
    Scott C Roesch
    San Diego State University, Psychology, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92120, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:494-501. 2010
    ..These findings provide some evidence that web-based self-help intervention programs worked through targeted behavior change constructs to influence physical activity levels in overweight adults...
  72. pmc A description of the social-ecological framework used in the trial of activity for adolescent girls (TAAG)
    John P Elder
    Graduate School of Public Health Division of Health Promotion, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Health Educ Res 22:155-65. 2007
    ..The explicit and practical model developed for TAAG has already benefited the study and may have elements that can generalize to other health promotion studies...
  73. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evaluation of a multicomponent program for nutrition and physical activity change in primary care: PACE+ for adults
    Karen J Calfas
    PACE Project, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4701
    Prev Med 34:153-61. 2002
    ..Patient-centered Assessment and Counseling on Exercise plus nutrition (PACE+) is an intervention based in primary care settings to help patients change physical activity and dietary behaviors...
  74. ncbi request reprint Promoting stair use by modeling: an experimental application of the Behavioral Ecological Model
    Marc A Adams
    PhD, MPH, Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:101-9. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the effect of behavioral modeling and social factors promoting stair use...
  75. ncbi request reprint An environmental intervention to improve a la carte foods at middle schools
    Murphy Michelle Zive
    Community Pediatrics Division, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:S76-8. 2002
  76. 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...
  77. pmc Adolescents' use of indoor tanning: a large-scale evaluation of psychosocial, environmental, and policy-level correlates
    Joni A Mayer
    School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:930-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated psychosocial, built-environmental, and policy-related correlates of adolescents' indoor tanning use...
  78. pmc Physical activity correlates for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the mainland United States
    Karen L Moy
    Physical Activity Research Collaborative, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:1203-14. 2010
    ..001). Common correlates of physical activity did not generalize to NHPIs. Further investigations of culturally-specific correlates are needed so that physical activity interventions can be culturally tailored for NHPIs...
  79. doi request reprint Feasibility and outcomes of a multilevel place-based walking intervention for seniors: a pilot study
    Dori Rosenberg
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Health Place 15:173-9. 2009
    ..Steps per day were very low at baseline and increased significantly at post-test. The findings indicate that a multilevel site-specific intervention is feasible and acceptable for increasing steps among seniors living in a CCRC...
  80. ncbi request reprint Validation of the telephone and in-person interview versions of the 7-day PAR
    Helen A Hayden-Wade
    Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Children s Hospital San Diego, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:801-9. 2003
    ..To validate the 7-d Physical Activity Recall (PAR) telephone interview version and its activity intensity categories...
  81. pmc Density of indoor tanning facilities in 116 large U.S. cities
    Katherine D Hoerster
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:243-6. 2009
    ..Because the availability of commercial indoor tanning facilities may influence use, data are needed on the number and density of such facilities...
  82. ncbi request reprint Comparability and reliability of paper- and computer-based measures of psychosocial constructs for adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 76:315-23. 2005
    ..Average scale internal consistency was significantly higher for measures administered with the computer format compared to the paper format, but test-rest reliability estimates were not significantly different between formats...
  83. doi request reprint Physical activity during youth sports practices
    Desiree Leek
    School of Medicine, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:294-9. 2011
    ..To document physical activity (PA) during organized youth soccer and baseball/softball practices...
  84. ncbi request reprint Behavioral weight control for overweight adolescents initiated in primary care
    Brian E Saelens
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Psychology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Obes Res 10:22-32. 2002
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Compliance with physical activity guidelines: prevalence in a population of children and youth
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:303-8. 2002
    ..To use objective monitoring of physical activity to determine the percentages of children and youth in a population that met physical activity guidelines...
  86. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of sequential or simultaneous interactive computer-tailored interventions for increasing physical activity and decreasing fat intake
    Corneel Vandelanotte
    Ghent University, Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Watersportlaan
    Ann Behav Med 29:138-46. 2005
    ..Furthermore, it is unknown whether they should be executed sequentially or simultaneously...
  87. ncbi request reprint Perceived environments as physical activity correlates and moderators of intervention in five studies
    Abby C King
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 211 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:24-35. 2006
    ..This question was explored in five physical activity intervention trials funded by the National Institutes of Health Behavior Change Consortium...
  88. ncbi request reprint Age and gender differences in objectively measured physical activity in youth
    Stewart G Trost
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:350-5. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate age and gender differences in objectively measured physical activity (PA) in a population-based sample of students in grades 1-12...
  89. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and sedentary behavior: a population-based study of barriers, enjoyment, and preference
    Jo Salmon
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Health Psychol 22:178-88. 2003
    ..These constructs can be used to examine individual and environmental influences on physical activity and sedentary behavior in specific populations and could inform the development of targeted interventions...
  90. ncbi request reprint Environmental correlates of walking and cycling: findings from the transportation, urban design, and planning literatures
    Brian E Saelens
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:80-91. 2003
    ..The transportation, urban design, and planning literatures provide a valuable starting point for multidisciplinary research on environmental contributions to physical activity levels in the population...
  91. ncbi request reprint Understanding environmental influences on walking; Review and research agenda
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 27:67-76. 2004
    ..Walking is the most common physical activity behavior of adults; environmental innovations may be able to influence rates of participation...
  92. ncbi request reprint Measuring psychological, social, and environmental influences on leisure-time physical activity among adults
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:36-43. 2007
    ....
  93. pmc Patterns and correlates of physical activity and nutrition behaviors in adolescents
    Alvaro Sanchez
    Primary Care Research Unit of Bizkaia, Basque Health Service Osakidetza, Bilbao, Spain
    Am J Prev Med 32:124-30. 2007
    ..Knowledge of the prevalence, clustering, and correlates of multiple adolescent health behaviors can inform the design of health promotion interventions...
  94. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of dietary intake among overweight and obese men
    Athena S Hagler
    Program in Clinical Psychology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:3-12. 2007
    ..To investigate the relationship between theoretically based psychosocial constructs and dietary components among overweight men...
  95. ncbi request reprint Trends in vigorous physical activity and TV watching of adolescents from 1986 to 2002 in seven European Countries
    Oddrun Samdal
    Department of Education and Health Promotion, Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Public Health 17:242-8. 2007
    ..The aim is to study trends in physical activity and TV viewing in seven European countries in the period 1985-2002...
  96. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based approaches to dissemination and diffusion of physical activity interventions
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 31:S35-44. 2006
    ..The promise of widespread adoption of evidence-based physical activity interventions to improve public health is sufficient to justify devotion of substantial resources to the relevant research on dissemination and diffusion...
  97. ncbi request reprint Violent crime and outdoor physical activity among inner-city youth
    Jorge E Gomez
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio U T H S C S A, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Prev Med 39:876-81. 2004
    ..This study was performed to model relationships between adolescents' outdoor physical activity and objectively measured violent crime densities, along with other key environmental variables...
  98. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale: validity and development of a short form
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1682-91. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the factorial and criterion validity of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) and to develop an abbreviated version (NEWS-A)...
  99. ncbi request reprint Angels in the details: comment on "The relationship between destination proximity, destination mix and physical activity behaviors"
    James F Sallis
    Prev Med 46:6-7. 2008
  100. ncbi request reprint Changing social and built environments to promote physical activity: recommendations from low income, urban women
    Wendell C Taylor
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:54-65. 2007
    ..Two research questions guided this study: What environmental changes are recommended by racial/ethnic minority women? What policies are related to the environmental changes?..
  101. ncbi request reprint Agreement between student-reported and proxy-reported physical activity questionnaires
    Marsha Dowda
    Dept of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 19:310-8. 2007
    ..21 for student report and--.14 to .32 for parent report, and there were no statistical differences for 8 out of 9 correlations between parent and student. Parents can provide useful data on PA correlates for students in Grades 7-12...

Research Grants11

  1. Ecological Analysis of Physical Activity
    James Sallis; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Results will inform public health, land use, and transportation policies that could have population-wide impacts on physical activity. ..
  2. Ecological Analysis of Activity, Eating, & Weight in Adolescents
    James F Sallis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  3. Ecological Analysis of Activity, Eating, & Weight in Adolescents
    James Sallis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. IPEN: International Study of Built Environment, Physical Activity, and Obesity
    James Sallis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. Ecological Analysis of Activity, Eating, & Weight in Adolescents
    James Sallis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  6. Ecological Analysis of Physical Activity
    James Sallis; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Results will inform public health, land use, and transportation policies that could have population-wide impacts on physical activity. ..
  7. Ecological Analysis of Physical Activity
    James Sallis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Results will inform public health, land use, and transportation policies that could have population-wide impacts on physical activity. ..
  8. Ecological Analysis of Physical Activity
    James Sallis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results will inform public health, land use, and transportation policies that could have population-wide impacts on physical activity. ..
  9. IPEN: International Study of Built Environment, Physical Activity, and Obesity
    James F Sallis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....