RODNEY DISHMAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Activity wheel running blunts increased plasma adrenocorticotrophin (ACTH) after footshock and cage-switch stress
    R K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Physiol Behav 63:911-7. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy partially mediates the effect of a school-based physical-activity intervention among adolescent girls
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Prev Med 38:628-36. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Influence of fitness and gender on blood pressure responses during active or passive stress
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602 6554, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:568-76. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Enjoyment mediates effects of a school-based physical-activity intervention
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:478-87. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and muscle sympathetic nerve activity during cold pressor stress: fitness and gender
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Psychophysiology 40:370-80. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of behavior on quality of life
    Rodney K Dishman
    Exercise Psychology Laboratory, Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3654, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:43-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Factorial invariance and latent mean structure of questionnaires measuring social-cognitive determinants of physical activity among black and white adolescent girls
    R K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Prev Med 34:100-8. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Perceived exertion during incremental cycling is not influenced by the Type A behavior pattern
    R K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602 6554, USA
    Int J Sports Med 22:209-14. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Activity-wheel running blunts suppression of splenic natural killer cell cytotoxicity after sympathectomy and footshock
    R K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, 30602 6554, Athens, GA, USA
    Physiol Behav 71:297-304. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Treadmill exercise training augments brain norepinephrine response to familiar and novel stress
    R K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Brain Res Bull 52:337-42. 2000

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Publications57

  1. ncbi request reprint Activity wheel running blunts increased plasma adrenocorticotrophin (ACTH) after footshock and cage-switch stress
    R K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Physiol Behav 63:911-7. 1998
    ..Consistent with our prior reports, the cross-stressor effect of wheel running was not apparent after footshock administered under home-cage conditions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy partially mediates the effect of a school-based physical-activity intervention among adolescent girls
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Prev Med 38:628-36. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Influence of fitness and gender on blood pressure responses during active or passive stress
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602 6554, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:568-76. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Enjoyment mediates effects of a school-based physical-activity intervention
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:478-87. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and muscle sympathetic nerve activity during cold pressor stress: fitness and gender
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Psychophysiology 40:370-80. 2003
    ..The results further encourage consideration of cardiorespiratory fitness as a modifying covariate when the hand cold pressor test is used as a predictor of future hypertension among women...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of behavior on quality of life
    Rodney K Dishman
    Exercise Psychology Laboratory, Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3654, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:43-9. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Factorial invariance and latent mean structure of questionnaires measuring social-cognitive determinants of physical activity among black and white adolescent girls
    R K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Prev Med 34:100-8. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Perceived exertion during incremental cycling is not influenced by the Type A behavior pattern
    R K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602 6554, USA
    Int J Sports Med 22:209-14. 2001
    ..We conclude that there is no empirical basis for the view that the Type A Behavior Pattern affects cycling performance or ratings of perceived exertion during standard exercise testing in young white men...
  9. ncbi request reprint Activity-wheel running blunts suppression of splenic natural killer cell cytotoxicity after sympathectomy and footshock
    R K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, 30602 6554, Athens, GA, USA
    Physiol Behav 71:297-304. 2000
    ..048. The results suggest that activity-wheel running leads to adaptations that offset an altered SNS modulation of splenic NK cell cytotoxicity in response to footshock...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treadmill exercise training augments brain norepinephrine response to familiar and novel stress
    R K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Brain Res Bull 52:337-42. 2000
    ..To help elucidate these findings, the effects of treadmill exercise training on A1-A2 nuclei which innervate the PVN and their relationship with the limbic and hypothalamic responses we report require study...
  11. ncbi request reprint Treadmill exercise training blunts suppression of splenic natural killer cell cytolysis after footshock
    R K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 6554, USA
    J Appl Physiol 88:2176-82. 2000
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  12. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability, trait anxiety, and perceived stress among physically fit men and women
    R K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, Ramsey Center, The University of Georgia, 300 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 37:121-33. 2000
    ..We examined those relationships in a clinical setting prior to a standardized exercise test...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of barriers self-efficacy and perceived behavioral control for explaining physical activity across 1 year among adolescent girls
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Health Psychol 24:106-11. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of cycling exercise on the soleus H-reflex and state anxiety among men with low or high trait anxiety
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Psychophysiology 41:96-105. 2004
    ..Contrary to prior opinion, the postexercise reduction in the H-reflex reported by previous researchers and in the present study appears to be unrelated to self-reported anxiety after exercise...
  15. pmc Family support for physical activity in girls from 8th to 12th grade in South Carolina
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, 921 Assembly Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Prev Med 44:153-9. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between perceived family support and other selected correlates of physical activity (PA) with changes in PA over time...
  16. pmc Promotion of physical activity among high-school girls: a randomized controlled trial
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1582-7. 2005
    ..Our study examined the effects of a comprehensive school-based intervention on physical activity among high-school girls...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sport participation and physical activity in adolescent females across a four-year period
    Karin Allor Pfeiffer
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:523-9. 2006
    ..A secondary purpose was to compare activity levels of three groups of girls, those who played sports at three time points, those who dropped out, and those who did not participate in sports...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of acute exercise on the soleus H-reflex and self-reported anxiety after caffeine ingestion
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Ramsey Student Center, 300 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Physiol Behav 80:577-85. 2004
    ..Exercise-induced anxiolysis does not appear to underlie the postexercise reduction of the soleus H-reflex...
  19. ncbi request reprint Low intensity pain reported during elicitation of the H-reflex: no effects of trait anxiety and high intensity cycling exercise
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, Ramsey Student Center, The University of Georgia, 300 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Brain Res 951:53-8. 2002
    ..there was no effect of high intensity cycling exercise on reducing post-exercise pain intensity associated with H-reflex elicitation. It is concluded that elicitation of the H-reflex reliably results in a low intensity pain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of beta-adrenoreceptor blockade during chronic exercise on contextual fear conditioning and mRNA for galanin and brain-derived neurotrophic factor
    Jacqueline D Van Hoomissen
    Department of Excercise Science, University of Georgia, USA
    Behav Neurosci 118:1378-90. 2004
    ..The exercise-related induction of GAL gene expression in the LC may influence noradrenergic transmission to facilitate CFC...
  21. doi request reprint Commercial facilities, social cognitive variables, and physical activity of 12th grade girls
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:77-87. 2009
    ..Recent studies have found a relationship between access to neighborhood physical activity (PA) facilities and physical activity in youth...
  22. ncbi request reprint Associations among physical activity, health indicators, and employment in 12th grade girls
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1331-9. 2007
    ..This study compared physical activity, sedentary behaviors, and other health indicators between 1381 employed and nonemployed 12th grade girls...
  23. ncbi request reprint Self-motivation and physical activity among black and white adolescent girls
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:128-36. 2003
    ..The psychometric properties of the Self-Motivation Inventory for children (SMI-C) were established using tests of factorial validity, factorial invariance, latent mean structure, and predictive validity...
  24. pmc Validity of processes of change in physical activity among college students in the TIGER study
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia, Ramsey Student Center, 330 River Road, Athens, GA, 30602 6554, USA
    Ann Behav Med 40:164-75. 2010
    ..To test the factorial validity and measurement equivalence/invariance of scales used to measure processes of change derived from the Transtheoretical Model (TTM) applied to physical activity...
  25. doi request reprint Gene-physical activity interactions in the etiology of obesity: behavioral considerations
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:S60-5. 2008
    ..e., personal and group-level variables) of direct, indirect (i.e., mediated), and moderated (i.e., interactions of mediators with external factors) relations with physical activity within theoretical gene-environment networks...
  26. pmc Self-efficacy moderates the relation between declines in physical activity and perceived social support in high school girls
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia, Ramsey Student Center, 330 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:441-51. 2009
    ..e., mediated), or moderating relations with naturally occurring change in perceived social support and declines in physical activity during high school...
  27. ncbi request reprint Factorial validity and invariance of the Physical Self-Description Questionnaire among black and white adolescent girls
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia Ramsey Student Center, 300 River Road, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:551-8. 2006
    ..Despite lower levels of physical activity, sport participation, and fitness and higher BMI, Black girls had similar self-esteem and higher physical self-concept and perceived appearance compared to White girls...
  28. doi request reprint Move to Improve: a randomized workplace trial to increase physical activity
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:133-41. 2009
    ..Workplaces are important settings for interventions to increase physical activity, but effects have been modest...
  29. doi request reprint Do intervention fidelity and dose influence outcomes? Results from the move to improve worksite physical activity program
    Mark G Wilson
    Department of Health Promotion ehavior, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:294-305. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that practitioners should focus more energy assuring that the core components are fully implemented and be less concerned about the level of participation...
  30. pmc Using constructs of the transtheoretical model to predict classes of change in regular physical activity: a multi-ethnic longitudinal cohort study
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia, Ramsey Center, 330 River Road, Athens, GA, 30602 6554, USA
    Ann Behav Med 40:150-63. 2010
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  31. doi request reprint Failure of post-action stages of the transtheoretical model to predict change in regular physical activity: a multiethnic cohort study
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia, Ramsey Center, 330 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:280-93. 2009
    ..Predicting variation in meeting recommended levels of physical activity is important for public health evaluation...
  32. pmc Validity of social-cognitive measures for physical activity in middle-school girls
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia, Ramsey Student Center, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:72-88. 2010
    ..The factorial validity and measurement equivalence/invariance of scales used to measure social-cognitive correlates of physical activity among adolescent girls were examined...
  33. doi request reprint Effects of exercise on male copulatory behavior after beta-adrenoreceptor blockade
    Nathaniel J Thom
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia, USA
    Brain Res Bull 79:414-7. 2009
    ..It was hypothesized that 3 weeks of activity-wheel running would (1) reverse deficits in male copulatory performance and (2) increase GAL mRNA in the MPOA after beta-adrenoreceptor blockade with propranolol...
  34. pmc Meeting U.S. Healthy People 2010 levels of physical activity: agreement of 2 measures across 2 years
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602 6554, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:511-23. 2010
    ..However, we were unaware of prospective cohort studies that had examined this in a population base using convergent measures...
  35. doi request reprint Effects of cycling exercise on vigor, fatigue, and electroencephalographic activity among young adults who report persistent fatigue
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Psychophysiology 47:1066-74. 2010
    ..Posterior theta activity accounted for about half the changes in vigor. Studies that manipulate mood, EEG activity, or both during exercise are needed to determine whether EEG changes after exercise are causally linked with mood...
  36. doi request reprint Dose relations between goal setting, theory-based correlates of goal setting and increases in physical activity during a workplace trial
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, Ramsey Student Center, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:620-31. 2010
    ..The results show a dose relation of increased physical activity with changes in goal setting, satisfaction, self-efficacy, commitment and intention, consistent with goal-setting theory...
  37. pmc Social-cognitive correlates of physical activity in a multi-ethnic cohort of middle-school girls: two-year prospective study
    Rod K Dishman
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:188-98. 2010
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  38. ncbi request reprint Goals and intentions mediate efficacy beliefs and declining physical activity in high school girls
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:475-83. 2006
    ..We tested those ideas while observing naturally occurring change during high school...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of caffeine on perceptions of leg muscle pain during moderate intensity cycling exercise
    Robert W Motl
    University of Georgia, Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    J Pain 4:316-21. 2003
    ..It also suggests that moderate intensity cycling exercise has promise as a useful experimental model for the study of naturally occurring muscle pain...
  40. ncbi request reprint Acute bouts of active and passive leg cycling attenuate the amplitude of the soleus H-reflex in humans
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Ramsey Student Center, 300 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Neurosci Lett 347:69-72. 2003
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  41. pmc Self-management strategies mediate self-efficacy and physical activity
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:10-8. 2005
    ..Self-efficacy is theorized also to influence physical activity through self-management strategies (e.g., thoughts, goals, plans, and acts) that support physical activity, but this idea has not been empirically tested...
  42. ncbi request reprint The effects of exercise on children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Mary Tantillo
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:203-12. 2002
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  43. ncbi request reprint Naturally occurring changes in physical activity are inversely related to depressive symptoms during early adolescence
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:336-42. 2004
    ..We examined the relationship between naturally occurring changes in physical activity and depressive symptoms across a 2-year period among adolescent boys and girls...
  44. ncbi request reprint Neurobiology of exercise
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Ramsey Center, 330 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:345-56. 2006
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  45. ncbi request reprint Physical self-concept and self-esteem mediate cross-sectional relations of physical activity and sport participation with depression symptoms among adolescent girls
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Health Psychol 25:396-407. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Examining social-cognitive determinants of intention and physical activity among black and white adolescent girls using structural equation modeling
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 6554, USA
    Health Psychol 21:459-67. 2002
    ..Self-efficacy and perceived behavioral control are independent influences on physical activity among Black and White adolescent girls and warrant study as potential mediators in physical activity interventions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Voluntary exercise and clomipramine treatment elevate prepro-galanin mRNA levels in the locus coeruleus in rats
    Philip V Holmes
    Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Psychology Department, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Neurosci Lett 408:1-4. 2006
    ..The results further implicate a role for GAL in the antidepressant effects of exercise and pharmacotherapy, though the mechanisms through which these treatments influence GAL gene expression appear to differ significantly...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effects of chronic exercise on feelings of energy and fatigue: a quantitative synthesis
    Timothy W Puetz
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:866-76. 2006
    ..The results highlight the need for research identifying the most useful control conditions for accurately interpreting mental health outcome data obtained in chronic exercise investigations...
  49. ncbi request reprint Acute leg-cycling exercise attenuates the H-reflex recorded in soleus but not flexor carpi radialis
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Ramsey Student Center, 300 River Road, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Muscle Nerve 28:609-14. 2003
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  50. ncbi request reprint Effects of chronic exercise and imipramine on mRNA for BDNF after olfactory bulbectomy in rat
    Jacqueline D Van Hoomissen
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, 300 River Rd, Athens 30602, USA
    Brain Res 974:228-35. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Emotional responsiveness after low- and moderate-intensity exercise and seated rest
    J Carson Smith
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1158-67. 2002
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  52. ncbi request reprint Physical activities and sedentary pursuits in African American and Caucasian girls
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 75:352-60. 2004
    ..Cultural differences of groups should be considered when planning interventions to promote physical activity...
  53. ncbi request reprint Emotional & electroencephalographic responses during affective picture viewing after exercise
    James B Crabbe
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Physiol Behav 90:394-404. 2007
    ..We conclude that moderately intense cycling exercise generally does not alter emotional responding to pleasant and neutral pictures, but may reduce emotional arousal during exposure to unpleasant stimuli...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and laboratory stress: a meta-regression analysis
    Erica M Jackson
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Psychophysiology 43:57-72. 2006
    ..Randomized controlled trials, including naturalistic studies of real-life responses, are needed to clarify whether a change in fitness alters putative stress mechanisms linked with cardiovascular health...
  55. pmc Long-term effects of a physical activity intervention in high school girls
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:276-80. 2007
    ..Schools are attractive settings in which to implement interventions designed to promote PA in girls and young women, but few studies have tested the sustained effects of such interventions...
  56. ncbi request reprint Brain electrocortical activity during and after exercise: a quantitative synthesis
    James B Crabbe
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
    Psychophysiology 41:563-74. 2004
    ..38 to 0.75 SD). Effects did not differ significantly by recording sites. The cumulative evidence does not indicate that change in brain electrocortical activity after exercise is specific to alpha activity or hemispheric site...
  57. ncbi request reprint Evidence based physical activity for school-age youth
    William B Strong
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    J Pediatr 146:732-7. 2005
    ..To review the effects of physical activity on health and behavior outcomes and develop evidence-based recommendations for physical activity in youth...

Research Grants3

  1. WAGES: Workplace Activity for Employee Goal Setting
    RODNEY DISHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project will implement and rigorously evaluate a multilevel physical activity intervention that has potential for broad application to workplace health promotion. ..