C E Matthews

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Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Moderate to vigorous physical activity and risk of upper-respiratory tract infection
    Charles E Matthews
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1242-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparing physical activity assessment methods in the Seasonal Variation of Blood Cholesterol Study
    C E Matthews
    University of Massachusetts Medical School and School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Worcester, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:976-84. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in household, occupational, and leisure time physical activity: longitudinal analyses from the seasonal variation of blood cholesterol study
    C E Matthews
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:172-83. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Sources of variance in daily physical activity levels as measured by an accelerometer
    Charles E Matthews
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1376-81. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Sources of variance in daily physical activity levels in the seasonal variation of blood cholesterol study
    C E Matthews
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:987-95. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Behavioral risk factors among members of a health maintenance organization
    M C Rosal
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Prev Med 33:586-94. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Variability and classification accuracy of serial high-sensitivity C-reactive protein measurements in healthy adults
    I S Ockene
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Clin Chem 47:444-50. 2001
  8. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and risk of prostate cancer: findings from the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study
    Wonwoo Byun
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:59-65. 2011
  9. pmc Patterns and correlates of physical activity: a cross-sectional study in urban Chinese women
    Adriana L Jurj
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:213. 2007
  10. pmc Metabolic syndrome and risk of cancer mortality in men
    Jason R Jaggers
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, United States
    Eur J Cancer 45:1831-8. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Moderate to vigorous physical activity and risk of upper-respiratory tract infection
    Charles E Matthews
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1242-8. 2002
    ..This investigation examined differences in URTI risk between physically inactive and moderately active adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparing physical activity assessment methods in the Seasonal Variation of Blood Cholesterol Study
    C E Matthews
    University of Massachusetts Medical School and School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Worcester, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:976-84. 2000
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  3. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in household, occupational, and leisure time physical activity: longitudinal analyses from the seasonal variation of blood cholesterol study
    C E Matthews
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:172-83. 2001
    ..These findings have important implications for clinical research studies examining the health effects of physical activity and for health promotion efforts designed to increase population levels of physical activity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sources of variance in daily physical activity levels as measured by an accelerometer
    Charles E Matthews
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1376-81. 2002
    ..To examine sources of variance in objective measures of physical activity in a group of healthy adults (N = 92) participating in a physical activity measurement study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sources of variance in daily physical activity levels in the seasonal variation of blood cholesterol study
    C E Matthews
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:987-95. 2001
    ..These findings provide insight for understanding the strengths and limitations of short term and long term physical activity assessments employed in epidemiologic studies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Behavioral risk factors among members of a health maintenance organization
    M C Rosal
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Prev Med 33:586-94. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Variability and classification accuracy of serial high-sensitivity C-reactive protein measurements in healthy adults
    I S Ockene
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Clin Chem 47:444-50. 2001
    ..Because of its relationship to inflammation, hs-CRP has considerable biologic variation. This study was carried out to characterize CRP variation and to compare it to another risk factor, total serum cholesterol...
  8. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and risk of prostate cancer: findings from the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study
    Wonwoo Byun
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:59-65. 2011
    ..To examine the association between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and risk of incident prostate cancer (PrCA)...
  9. pmc Patterns and correlates of physical activity: a cross-sectional study in urban Chinese women
    Adriana L Jurj
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:213. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the patterns and correlates of physical activity in middle-aged and elderly women from urban Shanghai...
  10. pmc Metabolic syndrome and risk of cancer mortality in men
    Jason R Jaggers
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, United States
    Eur J Cancer 45:1831-8. 2009
    ..Little research has focused on pre-cancer risk factors that may affect the outcome of treatment. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between MetS and all-cancer mortality in men...
  11. pmc Association of physical activity with hormone receptor status: the Shanghai Breast Cancer Study
    Swann Arp Adams
    The Cancer Prevention and Control Program and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Room 241, 2221 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1170-8. 2006
    ..58 and 0.28, respectively). These findings suggest that physical activity may reduce breast cancer risk through both hormonal and nonhormonal pathways...
  12. pmc Influence of cardiorespiratory fitness on lung cancer mortality
    Xuemei Sui
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:872-8. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Systematic errors in middle-aged women's estimates of energy intake: comparing three self-report measures to total energy expenditure from doubly labeled water
    James R Hebert
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Nutrition Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:577-86. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, but not physical activity, is associated with C-reactive protein
    Eric S Rawson
    Divisions of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1160-6. 2003
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  15. pmc The effect of social desirability and social approval on self-reports of physical activity
    Swann Arp Adams
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:389-98. 2005
    ..30, 0.005). Body size was not associated with reporting bias in this study. The authors conclude that social desirability and social approval may influence self-reported physical activity on some survey instruments...
  16. pmc Lifetime physical activity and breast cancer risk in the Shanghai Breast Cancer Study
    C E Matthews
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina School of Public Health and the South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Br J Cancer 84:994-1001. 2001
    ..01). These findings demonstrate that consistently high activity levels throughout life reduce breast cancer risk. Furthermore, they suggest that women may reduce their risk by increasing their activity levels in adulthood...
  17. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and digestive cancer mortality: findings from the aerobics center longitudinal study
    J Brent Peel
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1111-7. 2009
    ..58 (0.37-0.92)], and liver cancer [0.28 (0.11-0.72)] compared with being unfit (the lowest 20% of CRF). These findings support a protective role of CRF against total digestive tract, colorectal, and liver cancer deaths in men...
  18. doi request reprint Gender differences in predictors of body weight and body weight change in healthy adults
    David E Chiriboga
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:137-45. 2008
    ..Analysis of naturally occurring changes in body weight can provide valuable insights in improving our understanding of the influence of demographic, lifestyle, and psychosocial factors on weight gain in middle-age adults...
  19. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in serum cholesterol levels: treatment implications and possible mechanisms
    Ira S Ockene
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:863-70. 2004
    ..Although the mechanism for this phenomenon is not clear, such variation could result in larger numbers of people being diagnosed as having hypercholesterolemia during the winter...
  20. pmc Amount of time spent in sedentary behaviors in the United States, 2003-2004
    Charles E Matthews
    Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 1738, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:875-81. 2008
    ..These data provide the first objective measure of the amount of time spent in sedentary behavior in the US population and indicate that Americans spend the majority of their time in behaviors that expend very little energy...
  21. ncbi request reprint The role of measurement error in estimating levels of physical activity
    Pietro Ferrari
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 166:832-40. 2007
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  22. pmc Energy balance, insulin resistance biomarkers, and breast cancer risk
    Alecia Malin Fair
    Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, 1005 Dr D B Todd Jr Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37208 3599, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:214-9. 2007
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  23. ncbi request reprint Influence of exercise, walking, cycling, and overall nonexercise physical activity on mortality in Chinese women
    Charles E Matthews
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1343-50. 2007
    ..62, 0.99). These findings add new evidence that overall physical activity levels are an important determinant of longevity, and that health benefit can be obtained through an active lifestyle, exercise, or combinations of both...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of YRBS physical activity items among middle school students
    Philip J Troped
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2046, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:416-25. 2007
    ..To assess test-retest reliability and validity of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) items for moderate and vigorous physical activity in middle school students...
  25. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and the incidence of type 2 diabetes in the Shanghai women's health study
    Raquel Villegas
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1553-62. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effect of occupational, commuting, daily living, and LPA on the incidence of type 2 diabetes in a cohort of middle-aged women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of adiposity and fat distribution on endometrial cancer risk in Shanghai women
    Wang Hong Xu
    Department of Epidemiology, Shanghai Cancer Institute, Shanghai, China
    Am J Epidemiol 161:939-47. 2005
    ..05). Upper-body obesity was related to increased risk among women with low BMI. These results suggest that obesity, particularly upper-body fat deposition, is associated with an increased risk of endometrial cancer...
  27. pmc Energy balance and breast cancer risk
    Alecia Malin
    Department of Surgery, Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr D B Todd Boulevard, Nashville, Tennessee 37208, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1496-501. 2005
    ..74; 95% confidence interval, 2.05-12.20). Our study suggests that promotion of behavior patterns that optimize energy balance (weight control and increasing physical activity) may be a viable option for breast cancer prevention...
  28. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, body size, and estrogen metabolism in women
    Charles E Matthews
    Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Medical Center East, Suite 6100, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:473-81. 2004
    ..We examined these relationships in cross-sectional analyses of 157 North American and Chinese women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Urban, rural, and regional variations in physical activity
    Sarah Levin Martin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Health Branch, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Rural Health 21:239-44. 2005
    ..S. citizens met the recommended levels of PA across the United States. In addition, the association between PIA/PA and degree of urbanization in the 4 main U.S. regions (Northeast, Midwest, South, and West) was determined...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a 12-week home-based walking intervention for breast cancer survivors
    Charles E Matthews
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:203-11. 2007
    ..To evaluate a 12-week home-based walking intervention among breast cancer survivors and to quantify changes in physical activity (PA) behaviors, body weight, and body composition in response to the intervention...
  31. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and reduced risk of incident sporadic colorectal adenomas: observational support for mechanisms involving energy balance and inflammation modulation
    Keith G Hauret
    Directorate of Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance, US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:983-92. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the results suggest indirectly that biologic mechanisms related to inflammation may play a role in the beneficial effect of physical activity on the risk of incident adenoma...
  32. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of the Shanghai Women's Health Study physical activity questionnaire
    Charles E Matthews
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1114-22. 2003
    ..88). These data indicate that the SWHS PAQ is a reproducible and valid measure of exercise behaviors and that it demonstrates utility in stratifying women by levels of important lifestyle activities (e.g., housework, walking, cycling)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of pedometer and accelerometer measures of free-living physical activity
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Department of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State University East, 7001 E Williams Field Road, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:2045-51. 2002
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  34. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk of endometrial cancer: a report from the Shanghai endometrial cancer study
    Charles E Matthews
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Medical Center East, Suite 6100, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:779-85. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that both lifestyle activities of lower intensity (e.g., walking and doing household chores) and intentional exercise can reduce endometrial cancer risk...
  35. pmc Interventions to increase walking behavior
    David M Williams
    Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:S567-73. 2008
    ..Incorporating individually tailored programs into broader mass media campaigns may be an important next step, and the Internet could be a useful vehicle...
  36. doi request reprint Prediction of activity mode with global positioning system and accelerometer data
    Philip J Troped
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2046, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:972-8. 2008
    ..The primary aim of this pilot study was to assess how well the combination of global positioning system (GPS) and accelerometer data predicted different activity modes...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Past Year Total Physical Activity Questionnaire
    Christine M Friedenreich
    Division of Population Health and Information, Alberta Cancer Board, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 163:959-70. 2006
    ..37 and 0.32 at baseline and follow-up, respectively. In general, the PYTPAQ has acceptable reliability and validity for measurement of past-year physical activity that is comparable to that of similar questionnaires...
  38. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of a short physical activity recall questionnaire
    Charles E Matthews
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:986-94. 2005
    ..To develop and test two different short telephone activity recall (STAR) questionnaires, one with closed-ended and the other with open-ended response options, that assessed overall moderate and vigorous activity in a usual week...
  39. ncbi request reprint Accelerometer data reduction: a comparison of four reduction algorithms on select outcome variables
    Louise C Masse
    Health Promotion Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20895 7335, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:S544-54. 2005
    ..This paper a) reviews decision rules researchers have used in the past, b) compares the impact of using different decision rules on a common data set, and c) identifies issues to consider for accelerometer data reduction...
  40. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of the Shanghai Men's Health Study physical activity questionnaire
    Adriana L Jurj
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1124-33. 2007
    ..62-0.77). Results indicate that the Shanghai Men's Health Study PAQ has reasonable reproducibility and validity for classifying men by their level of exercise and nonexercise activities in this cohort...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effects of obesity and height on prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and percentage of free PSA levels among African-American and Caucasian men
    Jay H Fowke
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Cancer 107:2361-7. 2006
    ..The association between body mass index (BMI) and height on PSA and percentage of free PSA (%fPSA) was investigated within AA and CA men without a prior prostate cancer diagnosis...
  42. ncbi request reprint Reading and reviewing the orthopaedic literature: a systematic, evidence-based medicine approach
    Kurt P Spindler
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 13:220-9. 2005
    ..Sufficiently valid evidence-based information ultimately will help in making decisions regarding patient care...
  43. doi request reprint Physical activity in the United States measured by accelerometer: comment
    Charles E Matthews
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1188; author reply 1189. 2008