Lucas Carr

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City, IA, USA
URL: https://sites.google.com/site/lcarrui/
Summary:
Physical activity and sedentary behavior

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Internet-delivered behavior change program increases physical activity and improves cardiometabolic disease risk factors in sedentary adults: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Lucas J Carr
    Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory, Division of Kinesiology and Health, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    Prev Med 46:431-8. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial testing an internet physical activity intervention for sedentary adults
    Lucas J Carr
    Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Health Psychol 32:328-36. 2013
  3. pmc Accuracy of intensity and inclinometer output of three activity monitors for identification of sedentary behavior and light-intensity activity
    Lucas J Carr
    Activity Promotion Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Obes 2012:460271. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Feasibility of a portable pedal exercise machine for reducing sedentary time in the workplace
    Lucas J Carr
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Br J Sports Med 46:430-5. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Walk score™ as a global estimate of neighborhood walkability
    Lucas J Carr
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:460-3. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Validation of Walk Score for estimating access to walkable amenities
    Lucas J Carr
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:1144-8. 2011
  7. pmc Eight-month follow-up of physical activity and central adiposity: results from an Internet-delivered randomized control trial intervention
    Lucas J Carr
    Division of Kinesiology and Health, University of Wyoming, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:444-55. 2009
  8. pmc Internet-delivered lifestyle physical activity intervention: limited inflammation and antioxidant capacity efficacy in overweight adults
    Derek T Smith
    Div of Kinesiology and Health, College of Health Sciences, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 106:49-56. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Body mass index in rural first grade schoolchildren: progressive increase in boys
    Derek T Smith
    Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory, Division of Kinesiology and Health, College of Health Sciences, Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    J Rural Health 24:40-8. 2008
  10. pmc Search query data to monitor interest in behavior change: application for public health
    Lucas J Carr
    Department of Health and Human Physiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e48158. 2012

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Internet-delivered behavior change program increases physical activity and improves cardiometabolic disease risk factors in sedentary adults: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Lucas J Carr
    Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory, Division of Kinesiology and Health, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    Prev Med 46:431-8. 2008
    ..To determine whether the Active Living Every Day (ALED-I) internet-delivered theory-based physical activity (PA) behavior change program increases PA and improves cardiometabolic disease risk factors (CDRF) in sedentary overweight adults...
  2. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial testing an internet physical activity intervention for sedentary adults
    Lucas J Carr
    Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Health Psychol 32:328-36. 2013
    ..We used formative research to enhance a previously demonstrated program (Step into Motion) with the goal of developing an Internet program poised for dissemination...
  3. pmc Accuracy of intensity and inclinometer output of three activity monitors for identification of sedentary behavior and light-intensity activity
    Lucas J Carr
    Activity Promotion Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Obes 2012:460271. 2012
    ..Conclusions. Our findings suggest that all three monitors accurately measure most sedentary and light-intensity activities although choice of monitors should be based on study-specific needs...
  4. doi request reprint Feasibility of a portable pedal exercise machine for reducing sedentary time in the workplace
    Lucas J Carr
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Br J Sports Med 46:430-5. 2012
    ..Sedentary time is independently associated with an increased risk of metabolic disease. Worksite interventions designed to decrease sedentary time may serve to improve employee health...
  5. doi request reprint Walk score™ as a global estimate of neighborhood walkability
    Lucas J Carr
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:460-3. 2010
    ..It has not yet been determined whether Walk Score relates to other critical components of the physical activity environment, including street connectivity, access to public transit, residential density, and crime...
  6. doi request reprint Validation of Walk Score for estimating access to walkable amenities
    Lucas J Carr
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:1144-8. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Eight-month follow-up of physical activity and central adiposity: results from an Internet-delivered randomized control trial intervention
    Lucas J Carr
    Division of Kinesiology and Health, University of Wyoming, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:444-55. 2009
    ..Less than half of U.S. adults engage in the recommended amount of physical activity (PA). Internet-delivered PA programs increase short-term PA but long-term adherence is largely equivocal...
  8. pmc Internet-delivered lifestyle physical activity intervention: limited inflammation and antioxidant capacity efficacy in overweight adults
    Derek T Smith
    Div of Kinesiology and Health, College of Health Sciences, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 106:49-56. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Body mass index in rural first grade schoolchildren: progressive increase in boys
    Derek T Smith
    Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory, Division of Kinesiology and Health, College of Health Sciences, Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    J Rural Health 24:40-8. 2008
    ..Childhood overweight is a global health problem. Monitoring of childhood body mass index (BMI) may help identify critical time periods during which excess body weight is accumulated...
  10. pmc Search query data to monitor interest in behavior change: application for public health
    Lucas J Carr
    Department of Health and Human Physiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e48158. 2012
    ..Such efforts could be aided by the use of publicly available, real-time search query data that illustrate times and locations of high and low public interest in behaviors related to preventable causes of death...