C M Castro

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Telephone versus mail interventions for maintenance of physical activity in older adults
    C M Castro
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94304 1583, USA
    Health Psychol 20:438-44. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Telephone-assisted counseling for physical activity
    Cynthia M Castro
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304 1583, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 30:64-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint An exercise program for women who are caring for relatives with dementia
    Cynthia M Castro
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1583, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:458-68. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Rural family caregivers and health behaviors: results from an epidemiologic survey
    Cynthia M Castro
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Hoover Pavilion N229, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    J Aging Health 19:87-105. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcome expectations and physical activity participation in two samples of older women
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Health Psychol 11:65-77. 2006
  6. pmc Results of the first year of active for life: translation of 2 evidence-based physical activity programs for older adults into community settings
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1201-9. 2006
  7. pmc A lifestyle physical activity intervention for caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Carol J Farran
    College of Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 23:132-42. 2008
  8. pmc Promoting physical activity through hand-held computer technology
    Abby C King
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:138-42. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of moderate-intensity exercise on polysomnographic and subjective sleep quality in older adults with mild to moderate sleep complaints
    Abby C King
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, SPRC, 211 Quarry Rd, Room N229, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:997-1004. 2008

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Telephone versus mail interventions for maintenance of physical activity in older adults
    C M Castro
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94304 1583, USA
    Health Psychol 20:438-44. 2001
    ..Results suggest that after successful adoption of physical activity with the help of telephone counseling, less intensive interventions are successful for physical activity maintenance in older adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Telephone-assisted counseling for physical activity
    Cynthia M Castro
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304 1583, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 30:64-8. 2002
    ..This review highlights important clinical trials that have documented the success of telephone-assisted exercise counseling for promoting physical activity in a variety of populations...
  3. ncbi request reprint An exercise program for women who are caring for relatives with dementia
    Cynthia M Castro
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1583, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:458-68. 2002
    ..This study describes factors related to retention and adherence to an exercise program for women caregivers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Rural family caregivers and health behaviors: results from an epidemiologic survey
    Cynthia M Castro
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Hoover Pavilion N229, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    J Aging Health 19:87-105. 2007
    ..Apart from nutritional intake, caregivers were not significantly different in most health behaviors. However, health providers seemed more attentive to caregivers regarding nutrition and stress...
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcome expectations and physical activity participation in two samples of older women
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Health Psychol 11:65-77. 2006
    ..Women with high attainment, regardless of expectations, had the highest rates. Findings replicate and extend an earlier study and argue for a more dynamic conceptualization of outcome expectations...
  6. pmc Results of the first year of active for life: translation of 2 evidence-based physical activity programs for older adults into community settings
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1201-9. 2006
    ..We evaluated the effects of 2 evidence-based physical activity interventions on self-reported physical activity and related outcomes in midlife and older adults...
  7. pmc A lifestyle physical activity intervention for caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Carol J Farran
    College of Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 23:132-42. 2008
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to examine the effects of lifestyle physical activity in caregivers (CGs) of persons with Alzheimer's disease...
  8. pmc Promoting physical activity through hand-held computer technology
    Abby C King
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:138-42. 2008
    ..e., personal digital assistant [PDA]) for increasing moderate intensity or more vigorous (MOD+) physical activity levels over 8 weeks in mid-life and older adults relative to a standard information control arm...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of moderate-intensity exercise on polysomnographic and subjective sleep quality in older adults with mild to moderate sleep complaints
    Abby C King
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, SPRC, 211 Quarry Rd, Room N229, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:997-1004. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine the 12-month effects of exercise increases on objective and subjective sleep quality in initially inactive older persons with mild to moderate sleep complaints...