E McAuley

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Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Neighborhood satisfaction, functional limitations, and self-efficacy influences on physical activity in older women
    Katherine S Morris
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:13. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity-related well-being in older adults: social cognitive influences
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 336 Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:295-302. 2005
  3. pmc Pathways from physical activity to quality of life in older women
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 336 Freer Hall, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:13-20. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Enhancing physical activity adherence and well-being in multiple sclerosis: a randomised controlled trial
    E McAuley
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Mult Scler 13:652-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular fitness and neurocognitive function in older adults: a brief review
    Edward McAuley
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 18:214-20. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring disability and function in older women: psychometric properties of the late-life function and disability instrument
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, 336 Freer Hall, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:901-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of physical activity behavior in older adults
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Health Psychol 26:375-80. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, self-efficacy, and self-esteem: longitudinal relationships in older adults
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P268-75. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and quality of life in older adults: influence of health status and self-efficacy
    Edward McAuley
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Department of Kinesiology, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:99-103. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and functional limitations in older women: influence of self-efficacy
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P270-7. 2006

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Publications76

  1. pmc Neighborhood satisfaction, functional limitations, and self-efficacy influences on physical activity in older women
    Katherine S Morris
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:13. 2008
    ..We examined the roles played by neighborhood satisfaction, functional limitations, self-efficacy, and physical activity in a sample of older women over a 6-month period...
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity-related well-being in older adults: social cognitive influences
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 336 Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:295-302. 2005
    ..Findings suggest the social cognitive context of the exercise experience may have influence on exercise-related well-being...
  3. pmc Pathways from physical activity to quality of life in older women
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 336 Freer Hall, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:13-20. 2008
    ..In spite of consistent evidence to suggest that being more physically active is associated with enhanced quality of life (QOL), there have been remarkably few attempts to determine the possible underlying mechanisms in this relationship...
  4. ncbi request reprint Enhancing physical activity adherence and well-being in multiple sclerosis: a randomised controlled trial
    E McAuley
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Mult Scler 13:652-9. 2007
    ..Continued examination of self-efficacy as a determinant of behavior change in individuals with MS is needed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular fitness and neurocognitive function in older adults: a brief review
    Edward McAuley
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 18:214-20. 2004
    ..We also consider the important topic of participant adherence in clinical exercise trials. Finally, we suggest future directions for studies of cardiovascular fitness, aging, and neurocognitive function...
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring disability and function in older women: psychometric properties of the late-life function and disability instrument
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, 336 Freer Hall, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:901-9. 2005
    ..The present study examined the psychometric properties and construct validity of the LL-FDI measure in a sample of older women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of physical activity behavior in older adults
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Health Psychol 26:375-80. 2007
    ..To examine the contribution of social-cognitive factors (self-efficacy and affect) in predicting long-term physical activity in a sample of older adults (N=174)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, self-efficacy, and self-esteem: longitudinal relationships in older adults
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P268-75. 2005
    ..We recommend further testing of the Exercise and Self-Esteem Model, with special attention being paid to assessing multiple aspects of PA and SE...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and quality of life in older adults: influence of health status and self-efficacy
    Edward McAuley
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Department of Kinesiology, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:99-103. 2006
    ..Measures of health status and global well-being represent common methods of assessing QOL outcomes, yet little has been done to determine the nature of the relationship of these outcomes with physical activity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and functional limitations in older women: influence of self-efficacy
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P270-7. 2006
    ..Of particular relevance is the fact that both physical activity and self-efficacy represent important, modifiable factors that can enhance function...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predicting long-term maintenance of physical activity in older adults
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Prev Med 37:110-8. 2003
    ..This study examined the utility of such variables in predicting the long-term exercise behavior of older adults...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of change in physical activity on physical function limitations in older women: mediating roles of physical function performance and self-efficacy
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, Illinois 61801, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1967-73. 2007
    ..To examine the hypothesis that changes in self-efficacy and functional performance mediate, in part, the beneficial effect of physical activity on functional limitations over time...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mode of physical activity and self-efficacy in older adults: a latent growth curve analysis
    E McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 54:P283-92. 1999
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of social cognitive theory and further application of latent growth curve modeling to studies of physical activity effects in older adults...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of maximal exercise on natural killer (NK) cell cytotoxicity and responsiveness to interferon-alpha in the young and old
    J A Woods
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana 61801, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:B430-7. 1998
    ..Furthermore, a single bout of maximal exercise increases NKCC and CD56+ cell number similarly in both young and old subjects regardless of the target cell used...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reduction in trunk fat predicts cardiovascular exercise training-related reductions in C-reactive protein
    V J Vieira
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:485-91. 2009
    ..Ten months of cardiovascular exercise training reduced CRP in previously sedentary older adults and this effect was partially mediated by a reduction in trunk fat...
  16. ncbi request reprint Social relations, physical activity, and well-being in older adults
    E McAuley
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Prev Med 31:608-17. 2000
    ..5 years) and (b) the role played by physical activity participation and social support in changes in SWB over time...
  17. ncbi request reprint Gait adjustments in older adults: activity and efficacy influences
    K S Rosengren
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 61801, USA
    Psychol Aging 13:375-86. 1998
    ..These results highlight the importance of examining multiple factors when examining the control of gait...
  18. ncbi request reprint Exercise intensity and self-efficacy effects on anxiety reduction in healthy, older adults
    J A Katula
    University of Illinois, Department of Kinesiology, Urbana 61801, USA
    J Behav Med 22:233-47. 1999
    ..These results are discussed in terms of social cognitive theory and the appropriateness of the SAI for use in exercise settings...
  19. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy determinants and consequences of physical activity
    E McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 28:85-8. 2000
    ..Finally, recommendations for future applications of social cognitive theory to the physical activity domain are made...
  20. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and physique anxiety in older adults: fitness, and efficacy influences
    E McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61801, USA
    Aging Ment Health 6:222-30. 2002
    ..The extent to which changes in SPA may contribute to continued physical activity participation in older adults and how exercise programs might effectively influence predictors of SPA are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Manipulating self-efficacy in the exercise environment in women: influences on affective responses
    E McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana 61801, USA
    Health Psychol 18:288-94. 1999
    ..Such findings may have important implications for the roles played by self-efficacy and affect in exercise adherence...
  22. pmc Cardiovascular exercise intervention improves the primary antibody response to keyhole limpet hemocyanin (KLH) in previously sedentary older adults
    R W Grant
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 22:923-32. 2008
    ..We have shown for the first time that cardiovascular training in previously sedentary elderly results in significantly higher primary IgG1 and IgM antibody responses, while having no effect on IgG2 production...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of 6 months of moderate aerobic exercise training on immune function in the elderly
    J A Woods
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA
    Mech Ageing Dev 109:1-19. 1999
    ..1) in the EXC group with little change in FT-CON. We conclude that 6 months of supervised exercise training can lead to nominal increases in some measures of immune function, while not affecting others, in previously sedentary elderly...
  24. ncbi request reprint Is the current BMI obesity classification appropriate for black and white postmenopausal women?
    E M Evans
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana 61801, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:837-43. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relation between body fatness (%Fat) and body mass index (BMI) and to evaluate the validity of the BMI standards for obesity established by the NIH in older black and white postmenopausal women...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pessimism and physical functioning in older women: influence of self-efficacy
    M Renee Umstattd
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    J Behav Med 30:107-14. 2007
    ..Our findings provide support for using a social cognitive perspective to understanding dispositional and modifiable influences on declines in function associated with aging...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lack of perceived sleep improvement after 4-month structured exercise programs
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Menopause 14:535-40. 2007
    ..In 164 previously low-active middle-aged women (mean age = 49.9, SD = 3.6), using a 4-month randomized, controlled trial, we examined structured exercise in the form of walking or yoga to determine the effects on perceived sleep quality...
  27. ncbi request reprint Aerobic exercise training increases brain volume in aging humans
    Stanley J Colcombe
    Beckman Institute, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1166-70. 2006
    ..The present study examined whether aerobic fitness training of older humans can increase brain volume in regions associated with age-related decline in both brain structure and cognition...
  28. ncbi request reprint Symptoms, self-efficacy, and physical activity among individuals with multiple sclerosis
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 350 Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:597-606. 2006
    ..Monitoring symptoms during a physical activity program and altering the exercise prescription during symptom exacerbation might be a method for increasing exercise adherence...
  29. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity among individuals with multiple sclerosis
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 61801, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:154-61. 2006
    ..One method for increasing the level of participation in physical activity among MS patients involves the identification of factors that correlate with physical activity and that are modifiable by a well-designed intervention...
  30. ncbi request reprint Validity of physical activity measures in ambulatory individuals with multiple sclerosis
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, 61801, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 28:1151-6. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the validity of scores from two self-report surveys, a pedometer, and an accelerometer and during seven days of free-living conditions among individuals with MS...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of acute leg cycling on the soleus H-reflex and modified Ashworth scale scores in individuals with multiple sclerosis
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neurosci Lett 406:289-92. 2006
    ..This provides converging evidence for the anti-spastic potential of acute unloaded leg cycling in individuals with MS...
  32. pmc A positive association of lumbar spine bone mineral density with dietary protein is suppressed by a negative association with protein sulfur
    Matthew Thorpe
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Nutr 138:80-5. 2008
    ..If validated experimentally, these findings harmonize conflicting theories on the role of dietary protein in bone health...
  33. pmc Self-efficacy effects on neuroelectric and behavioral indices of action monitoring in older adults
    Jason R Themanson
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 213 Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 29:1111-22. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that SE may be related to neuroelectric and behavioral indices of action monitoring in older adults when task demands require greater attention to action monitoring processes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in physical activity associations among primary care patients
    Laura Q Rogers
    Department of Medicine, Southern Illinois University SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9636, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:629-35. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Exercise and self-esteem in menopausal women: a randomized controlled trial involving walking and yoga
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, 268 B Recreation Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:83-92. 2007
    ..To examine the effects of walking and yoga on multidimensional self-esteem and roles played by self-efficacy, body composition, and physical activity (PA) in changes in esteem...
  36. pmc Self-efficacy and environmental correlates of physical activity among older women and women with multiple sclerosis
    Katherine S Morris
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:744-52. 2008
    ..Only self-efficacy and functional limitations demonstrated significant associations among women with MS. The prospective contributions of the environment and individual factors to changes in physical activity need to be determined...
  37. pmc Greater intake of vitamins B6 and B12 spares gray matter in healthy elderly: a voxel-based morphometry study
    Kirk I Erickson
    Psychology Department, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Res 1199:20-6. 2008
    ..These results are discussed in relation to a growing literature on vitamin intake on age-related neurocognitive deterioration...
  38. ncbi request reprint Reliability of scores from physical activity monitors in adults with multiple sclerosis
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    Adapt Phys Activ Q 24:245-53. 2007
    ..80 for both the pedometer and accelerometer. Results indicated that physical activity monitor scores are reliable measures of physical activity for individuals with MS...
  39. ncbi request reprint Influence of self-efficacy on the functional relationship between ratings of perceived exertion and exercise intensity
    Liang Hu
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:303-8; quiz 309-10. 2007
    ..Little empirical efforts have been made to determine how psychological factors influence changes in RPE. This study examined the influence of self-efficacy expectations on changes in RPE as a function of exercise intensity...
  40. ncbi request reprint Demographic correlates of physical activity in individuals with multiple sclerosis
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 29:1301-4. 2007
    ..Hence, the present study examined 12 demographic variables in association with physical activity in a sample of individuals with MS...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effects of self-efficacy on physical activity enjoyment in college-aged women
    Liang Hu
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    Int J Behav Med 14:92-6. 2007
    ..However, enjoyment after the moderate intensity exercise bout did not differ between the two conditions. These results imply that efficacy may be an important influence of physical activity enjoyment, particularly at higher intensities...
  42. ncbi request reprint Independent relationship between heart rate recovery and C-reactive protein in older adults
    Victoria J Vieira
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Uinversity of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:747-51. 2007
    ..To examine the independent effect of parasympathetic tone (PST), assessed here according to heart rate recovery (HRR) after exercise, on circulating levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) in 132 elderly participants...
  43. doi request reprint Correlates of leisure-time physical activity in Korean immigrant women
    Jiwon Choi
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    West J Nurs Res 30:620-38. 2008
    ..Accommodating those with young children, enhancing environmental resource use, and improving exercise self-efficacy are important considerations for interventions aimed at increasing LTPA in Korean immigrant women...
  44. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and mental health outcomes during menopause: a randomized controlled trial
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:132-42. 2007
    ..Many women experience detriments in mental health during the menopausal transition. Physical activity may attenuate these adverse outcomes but few studies investigating such effects exist...
  45. ncbi request reprint Older black women differ in calcium intake source compared to age- and socioeconomic status-matched white women
    Mina C Mojtahedi
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana IL 61801, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1102-7. 2006
    ..20). Our data suggest that total daily dietary and supplemental calcium intakes do not differ, but calcium intake from dairy foods and from grains differ in older black and white women matched in age and SES...
  46. ncbi request reprint Social cognitive correlates of leisure time physical activity among Latinos
    David X Marquez
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Massachusetts, 150 Totman Building, 30 Eastman Lane, Amherst, 01003 9258, USA
    J Behav Med 29:281-9. 2006
    ..Future research should examine the influence of environmental and cultural variables on the leisure time physical activity of Latinos and how they interact with psychosocial factors...
  47. ncbi request reprint Changing control strategies during standard assessment using computerized dynamic posturography with older women
    Karl S Rosengren
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, United States
    Gait Posture 25:215-21. 2007
    ..This frequency change likely reflects a change in the ankle strategy used to maintain balance during the more difficult conditions...
  48. ncbi request reprint The physical activity scale for individuals with physical disabilities: development and evaluation
    Richard A Washburn
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:193-200. 2002
    ..To evaluate the construct validity of a new 13-item physical activity survey designed to assess physical activity in individuals with physical disabilities...
  49. ncbi request reprint Tai Chi: improving functional balance and predicting subsequent falls in older persons
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:2046-52. 2004
    ..To determine whether improved functional balance through a Tai Chi intervention is related to subsequent reductions in falls among elderly persons...
  50. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive aging and cardiovascular fitness: recent findings and future directions
    Stan J Colcombe
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    J Mol Neurosci 24:9-14. 2004
    ..In this manuscript, we will briefly review some of our recent research on the effects of CVF on brain function, structure, and behavior in older adults. We will then outline some of our current and future directions in this area...
  51. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and executive control: implications for increased cognitive health during older adulthood
    Charles H Hillman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 75:176-85. 2004
    ....
  52. pmc Cardiovascular fitness, cortical plasticity, and aging
    Stanley J Colcombe
    The Beckman Institute, and Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:3316-21. 2004
    ..These data suggest that increased cardiovascular fitness can affect improvements in the plasticity of the aging human brain, and may serve to reduce both biological and cognitive senescence in humans...
  53. ncbi request reprint Fear of falling in elderly persons: association with falls, functional ability, and quality of life
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:P283-90. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Enhancing brain and cognitive function of older adults through fitness training
    Arthur F Kramer
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Mol Neurosci 20:213-21. 2003
    ..Finally, we discuss the important issue of participant adherence to fitness training programs and the factors that influence fitness participation...
  55. ncbi request reprint Aerobic fitness reduces brain tissue loss in aging humans
    Stanley J Colcombe
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:176-80. 2003
    ..We examined the relationship between aerobic fitness and in vivo brain tissue density in an older adult population, using voxel-based morphometric techniques...
  56. ncbi request reprint Exercise self-efficacy in older adults: social, affective, and behavioral influences
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana 61801, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:1-7. 2003
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of the need to target sources of efficacy information prior to program end and the implications that such an approach might have for long-term maintenance of physical activity in older adults...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effects of aerobic fitness training on human cortical function: a proposal
    Arthur F Kramer
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana, USA
    J Mol Neurosci 19:227-31. 2002
    ..We describe a research program which examines the influence of aerobic fitness training on the functional activity of the human using event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging, of humans in fitness interventions...
  58. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy effects on feeling states in women
    Gerald J Jerome
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Int J Behav Med 9:139-54. 2002
    ..The results support structuring exercise treatments in such a way that mastery experiences and positive feedback are maximized to enhance self-efficacy and improve subjective experiences...
  59. ncbi request reprint Delineating the impact of Tai Chi training on physical function among the elderly
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:92-7. 2002
    ..Through a re-analysis of a Tai Chi intervention data set, the study objective was to determine which, if any, subgroups of the study sample evidenced differential benefits from the intervention...
  60. ncbi request reprint Is social desirability associated with self-reported physical activity?
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 3895, USA
    Prev Med 40:735-9. 2005
    ..This study involved an examination of the possible influence of social desirability on self-report measures of physical activity...
  61. ncbi request reprint Selective sparing of brain tissue in postmenopausal women receiving hormone replacement therapy
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61801, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:1205-13. 2005
    ..HRT should be considered a possible mediator of age-related neural decline in both grey and white matter tissues...
  62. ncbi request reprint Interactive effects of fitness and hormone treatment on brain health in postmenopausal women
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 28:179-85. 2007
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Naturally occurring changes in time spent watching television are inversely related to frequency of physical activity during early adolescence
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 332 Louise Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue Urbana, IL 61820 3895, USA
    J Adolesc 29:19-32. 2006
    ..Our results encourage the design of interventions that reduce television watching as a possible means of increasing adolescent physical activity...
  64. ncbi request reprint Does self-efficacy influence leg muscle pain during cycling exercise?
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801 3895, USA
    J Pain 7:301-7. 2006
    ..The results imply that our manipulation of self-efficacy for prolonged exercise does not influence leg muscle pain during moderate-intensity exercise among low to moderately active young females...
  65. ncbi request reprint Fitness, aging and neurocognitive function
    Arthur F Kramer
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:124-7. 2005
    ..In general, the results are promising and suggest that fitness may serve a neuroprotective function for aging humans...
  66. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, symptoms, esteem, and life satisfaction during menopause
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, 906 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Maturitas 52:374-85. 2005
    ..The present study examined the relationships among physical activity (PA), symptom reporting, self-esteem, and satisfaction with life (SWL) in 133 women (M age=51.12, S.D.=4.10) of varying menopausal status...
  67. ncbi request reprint Physical activity enhances long-term quality of life in older adults: efficacy, esteem, and affective influences
    Steriani Elavsky
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:138-45. 2005
    ..However, little is known about the long-term effects of physical activity and even less about the possible mediators of this relationship...
  68. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound of the calcaneus and bone mineral density differs in older black and white women but is not impacted by current physical activity
    Ellen M Evans
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 906 S Goodwin Avenue, 215 Freer Hall, MC 052, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:1755-60. 2005
    ..The impact of current physical activity on QUS measures in older black and white women is negligible...
  69. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among older adults: long-term reduction after a physical activity intervention
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Behav Med 28:385-94. 2005
    ..This study supports the effectiveness of an exercise intervention for the sustained reduction of depressive symptoms among sedentary older adults and physical self-esteem as a potential mediator of this effect...
  70. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and multiple sclerosis: a meta-analysis
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, 332 Freer Hall, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Mult Scler 11:459-63. 2005
    ..The cumulative evidence suggests that individuals with MS are less physically active than nondiseased, but not diseased, populations...
  71. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of two electronic pedometers for measuring steps taken under controlled conditions among ambulatory individuals with multiple sclerosis
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 332 Freer Hall, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Mult Scler 11:343-5. 2005
    ..Those results support the quantification of physical activity using pedometers among those with MS who are ambulatory without an aide...
  72. ncbi request reprint Gender and acculturation influences on physical activity in Latino adults
    David X Marquez
    Department of Exercise Science, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 01003 9258, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:138-44. 2006
    ..Additionally, few studies have investigated differences in physical activity between Latino men and Latina women, or the relationship between acculturation and activity...
  73. ncbi request reprint Testing the requirements of stages of physical activity among adults: the comparative effectiveness of stage-matched, mismatched, standard care, and control interventions
    Bryan Blissmer
    Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02886, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:181-9. 2002
    ..The results are discussed with respect to the high proportion of individuals in the action-oriented stages and previous research findings in the smoking literature...
  74. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy as a mediator between fear of falling and functional ability in the elderly
    Li Fuzhong
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR, USA
    J Aging Health 14:452-66. 2002
    ..This study examined falls self-efficacy and fear of falling to determine whether self-efficacy acts as a mediator between fear of falling and functional ability...
  75. ncbi request reprint Higher antibody, but not cell-mediated, responses to vaccination in high physically fit elderly
    K Todd Keylock
    Depatment of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Appl Physiol 102:1090-8. 2007
    ..There was little evidence that HF mounted better cell-mediated immune responses to the Fluzone or TT vaccine measured in peripheral blood cells or to other recall antigens in vivo...
  76. ncbi request reprint Falls self-efficacy as a mediator of fear of falling in an exercise intervention for older adults
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P34-40. 2005
    ..Results suggest that exercise interventions designed to improve falls self-efficacy are likely to reduce fear of falling in older adults...