Cheryl L Addy
Affiliation: University of South Carolina
- Associations of perceived social and physical environmental supports with physical activity and walking behaviorCheryl L Addy
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
Am J Public Health 94:440-3. 2004..Perceiving neighbors as being active, having access to sidewalks, and using malls were associated with regular walking...
- Results of the "Active by Choice Today" (ACT) randomized trial for increasing physical activity in low-income and minority adolescentsDawn K Wilson
Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Health Psychol 30:463-71. 2011..This study reports the results of the "Active by Choice Today" (ACT) trial for increasing moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in low-income and minority adolescents...
- Socioeconomic status and perceptions of access and safety for physical activityDawn K Wilson
Preventino Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
Ann Behav Med 28:20-8. 2004..Environmental factors may play an important role on influencing physical activity (PA) behaviors...
- Correlates of physical activity among African American and white womenPatricia A Sharpe
Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Am J Health Behav 32:701-13. 2008..To compare potential correlates of physical activity between African American and white women...
- Policies and characteristics of the preschool environment and physical activity of young childrenMarsha Dowda
Departments of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Pediatrics 123:e261-6. 2009..The purpose of this study was to examine policies and characteristics of preschools and the extent to which they influence the physical activity of 3- to 5-year-old children during the preschool day...
- The faith, activity, and nutrition (FAN) program: design of a participatory research intervention to increase physical activity and improve dietary habits in African American churchesSara Wilcox
Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, 2nd Floor, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 31:323-35. 2010..Physical activity and healthy dietary practices can reduce this risk. The church is a promising setting to address health disparities, and community-based participatory research is a preferred approach...
- The effect of question order on reporting physical activity and walking behaviorBrent Hutto
Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
J Phys Act Health 5:S16-29. 2008..Question order might affect self-reported regular physical activity (PA) measured with items from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) PA module...
- A cluster analysis of physical activity and sedentary behavior patterns in middle school girlsJennifer L Trilk
Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
J Adolesc Health 51:292-8. 2012....
- An overview of "The Active by Choice Today" (ACT) trial for increasing physical activityDawn K Wilson
Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 29:21-31. 2008....
- Social and environmental factors associated with preschoolers' nonsedentary physical activityWilliam H Brown
Department of Educational Studies, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Child Dev 80:45-58. 2009..Implications for policy makers, practitioners, and researchers are discussed...
- Correlates of physical activity among U.S. young adults, 18 to 30 years of age, from NHANES IIIMarsha Dowda
Department of Exercise Science, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
Ann Behav Med 26:15-23. 2003..The results from this study suggest that demographic and social factors are important determinants of physical activity in young adults and should be considered when planning interventions...
- Environmental measures of physical activity supports: perception versus realityKaren A Kirtland
Prevention Research Center, Norman J. Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Am J Prev Med 24:323-31. 2003..Factors such as distance and behavior may explain differences in perceptions at neighborhood and community levels. Using local environments with short distances in survey methods improves validity and reliability of results...
- Prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among African-American and non-Hispanic white youth, 1999John E Oeltmann
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29204, USA
Diabetes Care 26:2531-5. 2003..To document diabetes prevalence among African-American and non-Hispanic white youth in a two-county region in South Carolina...
- Perceived individual, social, and environmental factors for physical activity and walkingMichelle L Granner
School of Public Health, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
J Phys Act Health 4:278-93. 2007..Few studies have explored associations of individual, social, and environmental factors with physical activity and walking behavior...
- Comparison of the 2001 BRFSS and the IPAQ Physical Activity QuestionnairesBarbara E Ainsworth
Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1584-92. 2006..The comparability of the prevalence estimates has not been compared in U.S. adults. This study compares the physical activity prevalence estimates from the BRFSS and the IPAQ...
- Predictors of lower extremity injury among recreationally active adultsJennifer M Hootman
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Clin J Sport Med 12:99-106. 2002..Clinicians may use this information to provide appropriate injury prevention counseling to their active patients...
- Correlates of recreational and transportation physical activity among adults in a New England communityPhilip J Troped
Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Prev Med 37:304-10. 2003..Promotion of transportation-related physical activity is consistent with current national recommendations. However, few studies have simultaneously examined correlates of recreational and transportation physical activity...
- Physical activity and the metabolic syndrome in a tri-ethnic sample of womenMelinda L Irwin
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
Obes Res 10:1030-7. 2002....
- Factorial validity and invariance of the center for epidemiologic studies depression (CES-D) scale in a sample of black and white adolescent girlsDerek P Hales
Department of Exercise Science; The University of Georgia; Ramsey Student Center, 300 River Road; Athens, GA 30602-6554, USA
Ethn Dis 16:1-8. 2006..Item uniquenesses were not invariant. Our results support the hypothesis that a meaningful comparison of composite CES-D scores can be made between Black and White girls in the 12th grade...
- Agreement of job-exposure matrix (JEM) assessed exposure and self-reported exposure among adult leukemia patients and controls in ShanghaiOlufemi J Adegoke
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr D B Todd Jr Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
Am J Ind Med 45:281-8. 2004..Estimating a person's history of occupational exposure in case-control studies is difficult...
- Ambulatory activity and simple cardiorespiratory parameters at rest and submaximal exerciseCatrine Tudor-Locke
Dept. of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State U. East, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
Can J Appl Physiol 28:699-709. 2003..39, p = 0.01) vs. those reporting any vigorous PA (r = -0.28, p = 0.05). There was no relationship between steps/day and BP at rest or during exercise in this normotensive sample...
- Epidemiology of musculoskeletal injuries among sedentary and physically active adultsJennifer M Hootman
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:838-44. 2002..This study describes the types and frequencies of musculoskeletal injuries among a cohort of adults with above average activity levels who were enrolled in the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study (Dallas, TX)...
- Imputation of missing data when measuring physical activity by accelerometryDiane J Catellier
Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 4145, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:S555-62. 2005..The fact that counts are not being recorded during periods in which the monitor is not worn means that many common estimators of daily physical activity are biased downward...