Marsha Dowda

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Study of Health and Activity in Preschool Environments (SHAPES): study protocol for a randomized trial evaluating a multi-component physical activity intervention in preschool children
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, 308 West Circle Drive, 27R Intramural Rec Sports Circle, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:728. 2013
  2. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and proximity to commercial physical activity facilities among 12th grade girls
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:497-502. 2012
  3. pmc Associations between sport and screen-entertainment with mental health problems in 5-year-old children
    Lucy J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:30. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Parental and environmental correlates of physical activity of children attending preschool
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:939-44. 2011
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc The Faith, Activity, and Nutrition program: a randomized controlled trial in African-American churches
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:122-31. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Directly observed physical activity levels in preschool children
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Sch Health 78:438-44. 2008
  10. pmc Physical activity behavior and related characteristics of highly active eighth-grade girls
    Sharon E Taverno Ross
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:745-51. 2013

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Publications72

  1. pmc Study of Health and Activity in Preschool Environments (SHAPES): study protocol for a randomized trial evaluating a multi-component physical activity intervention in preschool children
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, 308 West Circle Drive, 27R Intramural Rec Sports Circle, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:728. 2013
    ..The purpose of this manuscript is to describe the study design and intervention protocol...
  2. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and proximity to commercial physical activity facilities among 12th grade girls
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:497-502. 2012
    ..To investigate the relationship between proximity to commercial physical activity (PA) facilities and cardiorespiratory fitness of 12th grade girls...
  3. pmc Associations between sport and screen-entertainment with mental health problems in 5-year-old children
    Lucy J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:30. 2010
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  4. doi request reprint Parental and environmental correlates of physical activity of children attending preschool
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:939-44. 2011
    ..To determine, using a social-cognitive framework and structural equation modeling, if parent-reported family physical activity (PA) variables are related to PA of young children...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. pmc The Faith, Activity, and Nutrition program: a randomized controlled trial in African-American churches
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:122-31. 2013
    ..To date, however, few of these interventions have used a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach, have targeted both physical activity and healthy eating, and have focused on structural changes in the church...
  9. doi request reprint Directly observed physical activity levels in preschool children
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Sch Health 78:438-44. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the physical activity levels and demographic and school-related correlates of physical activity in children attending preschools, using a direct observation measurement system...
  10. pmc Physical activity behavior and related characteristics of highly active eighth-grade girls
    Sharon E Taverno Ross
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:745-51. 2013
    ..This study examined the PA behavior and related characteristics of highly active adolescent girls and compared them with those who are less active...
  11. pmc Correlates of objectively measured sedentary behavior in US preschool children
    Wonwoo Byun
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Pediatrics 128:937-45. 2011
    ..To identify correlates of objectively measured sedentary behavior in a diverse sample of preschool children...
  12. pmc Correlates of physical activity in black, Hispanic, and white middle school girls
    Evelyn B Kelly
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:184-93. 2010
    ..This study examined correlates of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) among adolescent girls from different racial/ethnic backgrounds...
  13. 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
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Active for life: final results from the translation of two physical activity programs
    Sara Wilcox
    University of South Carolina USC, Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:340-51. 2008
    ..Most evidence-based programs are never translated into community settings and thus never make a public health impact...
  15. pmc Age-related changes in types and contexts of physical activity in middle school girls
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:433-9. 2010
    ..Because girls are less physically active than boys, it is important to understand the types of activities preferred by girls, and changes in those preferences over time, in order to design effective physical activity interventions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Agreement between student-reported and proxy-reported physical activity questionnaires
    Marsha Dowda
    Dept of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 19:310-8. 2007
    ..21 for student report and--.14 to .32 for parent report, and there were no statistical differences for 8 out of 9 correlations between parent and student. Parents can provide useful data on PA correlates for students in Grades 7-12...
  17. pmc Predictors of increased physical activity in the Active for Life program
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, 921 Assembly Street, PHRC, 3rd Floor, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A25. 2009
    ..Targeting of evidence-based programs can be improved by knowing who benefits least and most. We examined pretest predictors of increased physical activity among participants enrolled in Active for Life...
  18. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and clustered cardiovascular disease risk in U.S. adolescents
    Felipe Lobelo
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:352-9. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Objectively measured sedentary time, physical activity and markers of body fat in preschool children
    Vanesa España-Romero
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 25:154-63. 2013
    ..In conclusion, MVPA was positively associated with BMI z-score among boys, and MVPA was negatively associated and sedentary behavior was positively associated with waist circumference among girls at the 90th percentile...
  20. pmc Independent association of waist circumference with hypertension and diabetes in African American women, South Carolina, 2007-2009
    Tatiana Y Warren
    University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly St, Room 318 A, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E105. 2012
    ..However, abdominal adiposity may be more predictive of CVD risk than BMI. This study investigates the independent association of waist circumference with hypertension and diabetes in African American women...
  21. pmc A prospective study of sedentary behavior in a large cohort of youth
    Jonathan A Mitchell
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1081-7. 2012
    ..The study's purpose was to describe longitudinal patterns of objectively measured sedentary behavior from age 12 to 16...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Validity of cardiorespiratory fitness criterion-referenced standards for adolescents
    Felipe Lobelo
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1222-9. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine the ability of the FITNESSGRAM standards to discriminate between low and high cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in a population-based sample of US adolescents...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Enrollment in physical education is associated with overall physical activity in adolescent girls
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 78:265-70. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that expanded enrollment in physical education may increase American adolescent girls' PA level...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Change in physical activity participation among adolescent girls from 8th to 12th grade
    Russell R Pate
    Dept of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:3-16. 2007
    ..This study examined change in participation in specific activities during adolescence in girls...
  30. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity among U.S. young adults, 18 to 30 years of age, from NHANES III
    Marsha 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...
  31. pmc Do physical activity facilities near schools affect physical activity in high school girls?
    Jennifer L Trilk
    Public Health Research Center, University of South Carolina, Suite 212, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Health Place 17:651-7. 2011
    ..To investigate associations between the number of physical activity facilities within walking distance of school and physical activity behavior in 12th grade girls during after-school hours...
  32. ncbi request reprint Validation and calibration of an accelerometer in preschool children
    Russell R Pate
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:2000-6. 2006
    ..Studies of physical activity in young children are limited by the lack of valid and acceptable measures. The purpose of this study was to calibrate and validate the ActiGraph accelerometer for use with 3- to 5-year-old children...
  33. pmc Policies and characteristics of the preschool environment and physical activity of young children
    Marsha 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Electronic media exposure and its association with activity-related outcomes in female adolescents: cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses
    Felipe Lobelo
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:137-43. 2009
    ....
  35. pmc Sedentary behavior and obesity in a large cohort of children
    Jonathan A Mitchell
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1596-602. 2009
    ..These findings support the importance of specifically engaging in MVPA during childhood to reduce the prevalence of obesity...
  36. ncbi request reprint Differences in physical activity between black and white girls living in rural and urban areas
    Gwen M Felton
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Sch Health 72:250-5. 2002
    ..Rural White girls and urban Black girls had more favorable attitudes toward physical activity. Access to sports equipment, perceived safety of neighborhood, and physical activity self-efficacy were higher in White girls than Black girls...
  37. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in preschool children with the transition to outdoors
    Russell R Pate
    Dept of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 10:170-5. 2013
    ..It is known that children are more physically active outdoors than indoors. However, few previous studies have observed the time course for physical activity as young children transition from indoor to outdoor activities...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparison of social variables for understanding physical activity in adolescent girls
    Ruth P Saunders
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:426-36. 2004
    ..To evaluate social support and theory of planned behavior (TPB) constructs in explaining physical activity in adolescent girls...
  39. pmc Associations between screen-based sedentary behavior and cardiovascular disease risk factors in Korean youth
    Wonwoo Byun
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Korean Med Sci 27:388-94. 2012
    ..20 [1.03-1.40]). Prospective observations and interventions are needed to determine causal relationships between screen-based sedentary behavior and CVD risk profiles in Korean youth...
  40. pmc Physical activity and neighborhood resources in high school girls
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:413-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between selected neighborhood physical activity resources and physical activity levels in high school girls...
  41. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity in girls: a case study of one school's success
    Gwen Felton
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Sch Health 75:57-62. 2005
    ..01) and vigorous physical activity (p = .04). Other schools can use this case to modify components of the CSHP model to increase physical activity among high school girls...
  42. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a community-based intervention to promote physical activity in youth: lessons from Active Winners
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, NJA School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Health Promot 17:171-82. 2003
    ..To test the effects of a community-based physical activity intervention designed to increase physical activity and to conduct an extensive process evaluation of the intervention...
  43. doi request reprint Motor skill performance and physical activity in preschool children
    Harriet G Williams
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1421-6. 2008
    ..Clinicians should work with parents to monitor motor skills and to encourage children to engage in activities that promote motor skill performance...
  44. pmc Social and environmental factors associated with preschoolers' nonsedentary physical activity
    William 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and sedentary pursuits of children living in residential children's homes
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:195-202. 2009
    ..Our goal was to describe the types of physical activities and sedentary pursuits reported by children living in residential children's homes and make comparisons by age, gender, and race/ethnic groups...
  46. doi request reprint Sedentary behaviour in youth
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:906-13. 2011
    ..Lower levels of sedentary behaviour were reported in children whose parents have rules/limitations on screen time...
  47. doi request reprint Conceptualizing, implementing, and monitoring a structural health promotion intervention in an organizational setting
    Ruth P Saunders
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:343-53. 2013
    ..The framework and evaluation approach are applicable to complex interventions in other organizational settings...
  48. 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...
  49. pmc A cluster analysis of physical activity and sedentary behavior patterns in middle school girls
    Jennifer 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
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Physical activity among children attending preschools
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1258-63. 2004
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Maintenance of change in the Active-for-Life initiative
    Sara Wilcox
    University of South Carolina, Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:501-4. 2009
    ..There is a notable gap in translating efficacious interventions to community-based organizations. Further, physical activity interventions have been less successful in promoting longer-term maintenance...
  52. pmc A pilot study of the effects of interview content, retention interval, and grade on accuracy of dietary information from children
    Suzanne D Baxter
    Institute for Families in Society, College of Social Work, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:368-73. 2013
    ..Investigate differences in dietary recall accuracy by interview content (diet only or diet and physical activity), retention interval (same day or previous day), and grade (third or fifth)...
  53. 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...
  54. pmc Compliance with national guidelines for physical activity in U.S. preschoolers: measurement and interpretation
    Michael W Beets
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly St, Room 131, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Pediatrics 127:658-64. 2011
    ..This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of preschoolers meeting NASPE guidelines and illustrate the differences among rates, given guideline interpretations, and cut points...
  55. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal continuity of care is associated with high patient satisfaction with physical therapy
    Paul Beattie
    Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Exercise Science, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Phys Ther 85:1046-52. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide preliminary information regarding the association between longitudinal continuity and reports of patient satisfaction with physical therapy outpatient care...
  56. pmc Cardiovascular disease risk factor clustering among African American adults
    Meghan Baruth
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:129-34. 2011
    ..This study examined the prevalence and clustering of CVD risk factors in a sample of church members from South Carolina...
  57. pmc Sedentary behaviors in fifth-grade boys and girls: where, with whom, and why?
    Sharon E Taverno Ross
    1 Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
    Child Obes 9:532-9. 2013
    ..Conclusions: Multi-level interventions that target reducing sedentary behavior in the home, neighborhood, and school context may be most effective; however, the approach needed will likely differ by gender. ..
  58. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness levels among US youth 12 to 19 years of age: findings from the 1999-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1005-12. 2006
    ..To assess cardiorespiratory fitness levels in youth aged 12 to 19 years and to examine associations between fitness and age, sex, race/ethnicity, and self-reported physical activity in this age group...
  59. 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...
  60. pmc Age-related change in physical activity in adolescent girls
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:275-82. 2009
    ..To determine the annual rate at which physical activity changes in girls during middle school using both objective and self-report measures of physical activity...
  61. pmc Equating accelerometer estimates of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity: in search of the Rosetta Stone
    Daniel B Bornstein
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, USA
    J Sci Med Sport 14:404-10. 2011
    ..These prediction equations give public health researchers and policy makers a more concise picture of physical activity levels of preschool-aged children...
  62. ncbi request reprint Validation and calibration of the Actical accelerometer in preschool children
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:152-7. 2006
    ..The Actical accelerometer is a promising tool for measurement of PA in young children. The purpose of this study was to calibrate and validate the Actical accelerometer for use with 3- to 5-yr-old children...
  63. ncbi request reprint Influences of preschool policies and practices on children's physical activity
    Marsha Dowda
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
    J Community Health 29:183-96. 2004
    ..Children who attended preschools with lower quality spent more time in sedentary activity. In conclusion, children in preschools which may have more resources and better quality appear to show both more sedentary behavior and more MVPA...
  64. ncbi request reprint Differentiating sensory and affective-sensory pain descriptions in patients undergoing magnetic resonance imaging for persistent low back pain
    Paul F Beattie
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Pain 110:189-96. 2004
    ..The evidence indicates that this clinical tool can be used to categorize how these patients describe their pain and potentially may be very valuable in determining the optimal course of treatment...
  65. pmc Assessing children's physical activity in their homes: the observational system for recording physical activity in children-home
    Kerry L McIver
    160 Minges Coliseum, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 42:1-16. 2009
    ..The system, which was shown to be reliable, provides a direct observation tool for researchers who are interested in assessing and intervening in physical activity in the home environment...
  66. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the sustainability of SPARK physical education: a case study of translating research into practice
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science at the University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 76:11-9. 2005
    ..Program sustainability was similar in advantaged and disadvantaged schools. Evidence-based PE programs can be sustained up to 4 years...
  67. ncbi request reprint Assessing preschool children's physical activity: the Observational System for Recording Physical Activity in children-preschool version
    William H Brown
    Department of Educational Studies, University of South Carolina at Columbia, 29208, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 77:167-76. 2006
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Double Dose: The Cumulative Effect of TV Viewing at Home and in Preschool on Children's Activity Patterns and Weight Status
    Sharon Taverno Ross
    Dept of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 25:262-72. 2013
    ..Longitudinal and observational research to assess preschoolers' cumulative screen-based sedentary behavior and its relationship with PA and weight status is needed...
  69. pmc Commercial venues as supports for physical activity in adolescent girls
    Marsha Dowda
    Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, 921 Assembly Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prev Med 45:163-8. 2007
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Double dose: the cumulative effect of TV viewing at home and in preschool on children's activity patterns and weight status
    Sharon Taverno Ross
    Dept of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 25:262-72. 2013
    ..Longitudinal and observational research to assess preschoolers' cumulative screen-based sedentary behavior and its relationship with PA and weight status is needed...
  71. ncbi request reprint Compliance with physical activity guidelines: prevalence in a population of children and youth
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:303-8. 2002
    ..To use objective monitoring of physical activity to determine the percentages of children and youth in a population that met physical activity guidelines...
  72. ncbi request reprint The MedRisk Instrument for Measuring Patient Satisfaction With Physical Therapy Care: a psychometric analysis
    Paul Beattie
    Department of Exercise Science, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:24-32. 2005
    ..Psychometric evaluation of a cross-sectional survey...