Barbara B Brown
Affiliation: University of Utah
- Neighborhood design for walking and biking: physical activity and body mass indexBarbara B Brown
Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0080, USA
Am J Prev Med 44:231-8. 2013..Neighborhood designs often relate to physical activity and to BMI...
- A new rail stop: tracking moderate physical activity bouts and ridershipBarbara B Brown
Family and Consumer Studies Department, University of Utah, 225 S 1400 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0080, USA
Am J Prev Med 33:306-9. 2007..The natural intervention of a new light-rail stop in a neighborhood is examined for relationships with ridership and moderate-activity bouts...
- Mixed land use and walkability: Variations in land use measures and relationships with BMI, overweight, and obesityBarbara B Brown
Department of Family and Consumer Studies, 225 S 1400 E RM 228, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0080, USA
Health Place 15:1130-41. 2009..Thus the presence of walkable land uses, rather than their equal mixture, relates to healthy weight...
- Re-visiting the relationship between neighbourhood environment and BMI: an instrumental variables approach to correcting for residential selection biasCathleen D Zick
Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, 225 South 1400 East, Room 220, 84112, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:27. 2013..In cross-sectional studies, non-random residential selection impedes researchers' ability to conclude that neighbourhood environments cause these outcomes...
- Running to the store? The relationship between neighborhood environments and the risk of obesityCathleen D Zick
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Soc Sci Med 69:1493-500. 2009..Finally, multiple food options within a neighborhood reduce BMI/obesity risk, relative to no food options, for individuals living in either low-income or non-low neighborhoods...
- Walkability and body mass index density, design, and new diversity measuresKen R Smith
Department of Family and Consumer Studies, 225 S 1400 E RM 228, University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT 84112 0080, USA
Am J Prev Med 35:237-44. 2008..S. have increased interest in community designs that encourage healthy weight. This study relates neighborhood walkability-density, pedestrian-friendly design, and two novel measures of land-use diversity-to residents' excess weight...
- Are you what your mother weighs? Evaluating the impact of maternal weight trajectories on youth overweightLori Kowaleski-Jones
Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 0080, USA
Matern Child Health J 14:680-6. 2010..Maternal weight histories offer additional insights about the youth's home environment that are associated with the risk of a youth being overweight...
- Using accelerometer feedback to identify walking destinations, activity overestimates, and stealth exercise in obese and nonobese individualsBarbara B Brown
Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
J Phys Act Health 5:882-93. 2008..Accelerometer output feedback might enable assessment of recall biases for moderate bouts by obese and nonobese individuals; accelerometry might also help residents recall destinations for moderate-intensity walking bouts...
- Walkable new urban LEED_Neighborhood-Development (LEED-ND) community design and children's physical activity: selection, environmental, or catalyst effects?Robert B Stevens
Masters of Public Policy Program, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:139. 2011....
- Physical activity during the transition from adolescence to adulthoodCathleen D Zick
Dept of Family and Consumer Studies and Institute for Public and International Affairs, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
J Phys Act Health 4:125-37. 2007..We examine how age, life course roles, and contextual variables relate to both the composition and the overall level of physical activity in late adolescence and early adulthood...
- Increasing preschoolers' physical activity intensities: an activity-friendly preschool playground interventionJames C Hannon
University of Utah, College of Health, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, 250 South, 1850 East, Room 206, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Prev Med 46:532-6. 2008..The purpose of this study was to see if portable play equipment added to a preschool playground resulted in higher intensities of physical activity among 3-5-year-old children...