Russell R Pate

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Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi The evolving definition of "sedentary"
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 36:173-8. 2008
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. doi 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Objectively measured sedentary behavior in preschool children: comparison between Montessori and traditional preschools
    Wonwoo Byun
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:2. 2013
  9. doi Physical activity and electronic media use in the SEARCH for diabetes in youth case-control study
    Felipe Lobelo
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e1364-71. 2010
  10. doi 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

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Publications66

  1. doi The evolving definition of "sedentary"
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 36:173-8. 2008
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. doi 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Objectively measured sedentary behavior in preschool children: comparison between Montessori and traditional preschools
    Wonwoo Byun
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:2. 2013
    ..This study aimed to compare the levels of objectively-measured sedentary behavior in children attending Montessori preschools with those attending traditional preschools...
  9. doi Physical activity and electronic media use in the SEARCH for diabetes in youth case-control study
    Felipe Lobelo
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e1364-71. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the physical activity (PA) and electronic media (EM) use habits of a population-based, ascertained sample of youths with diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  10. doi 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
    ....
  11. ncbi 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...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. ncbi Physical activity levels of adolescent girls during dance classes
    Jennifer R O'Neill
    Dept of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:382-8. 2012
    ..The aims of this study were to describe the physical activity levels of girls during dance classes and to identify factors associated with moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in those classes...
  17. 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...
  18. doi 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...
  19. ncbi 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...
  20. doi 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...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi 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...
  26. ncbi Summary of the American Heart Association scientific statement: promoting physical activity in children and youth: a leadership role for schools
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 23:44-9. 2008
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  27. doi 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...
  28. ncbi 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
    ....
  29. doi 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...
  30. 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...
  31. doi 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...
  32. 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...
  33. doi Changes in cardiovascular disease risk factors from age 9 to 19 and the influence of television viewing
    Jonathan A Mitchell
    Arnold School of Public Health, Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:386-93. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if time spent watching television is associated with changes in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors from age 9 to 19...
  34. 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)...
  35. 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
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  36. ncbi Co-varying patterns of physical activity and sedentary behaviors and their long-term maintenance among adolescents
    Jihong Liu
    Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:465-74. 2010
    ..We examined the covarying patterns of physical activity and sedentary behaviors among adolescents and their long-term maintenance...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. pmc Accelerometry cut points for physical activity in underserved African Americans
    Nevelyn N Trumpeter
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Barnwell College, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:73. 2012
    ..The present study aimed to determine the self-selected pace associated with instructions to "walk for exercise" and the corresponding accelerometry estimates (e.g., Actical counts/minute) for underserved, African American adults...
  40. pmc Screen-based sedentary behavior and cardiorespiratory fitness from age 11 to 13
    Jonathan A Mitchell
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1302-9. 2012
    ..The study's purpose was to determine whether time spent in screen-based sedentary behavior is associated with change in cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) levels in children from age 11 to 13, adjusting for vigorous physical activity (VPA)...
  41. ncbi 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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. ..
  45. 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...
  46. pmc Physical activities in adolescent girls: variability in energy expenditure
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:328-31. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the variability in energy expenditure for selected physical activities among adolescent girls...
  47. ncbi 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...
  48. pmc Objectively measured physical activity in sixth-grade girls
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1262-8. 2006
    ..To describe the objectively measured physical activity characteristics of a diverse sample of sixth-grade girls, to examine influences on physical activity, and to report compliance with physical activity guidelines...
  49. doi Physical activity during pregnancy is associated with reduced fasting insulin--the Pilot Pregnancy and Active Living Study
    Ji Hong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:1249-52. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between physical activity during pregnancy and fasting plasma insulin measured in the second trimester...
  50. ncbi How physically active are children attending summer day camps?
    Michael W Beets
    Dept of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
    J Phys Act Health 10:850-5. 2012
    ..Conclusions: These findings provide evidence of modifiable characteristics of SDCs associated with PA. Improving staff skills related to facilitating active environments is a viable avenue to increase PA accumulated within SDCs. ..
  51. doi Measurement of physical activity in preschool children
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:508-12. 2010
    ..Emphasis will be given to direct observation and accelerometry, but pedometry, HR monitoring, and proxy reports will be reviewed as well...
  52. ncbi Descriptive epidemiology of dance participation in adolescents
    Jennifer R O'Neill
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbus, SC 29208, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 82:373-80. 2011
    ..8%) than boys (8.4%). Girls had a greater contribution of dance to total MVPA (39.3%) than boys (23.0%). Dance is a prevalent form of physical activity among girls, and it accounts for a substantial fraction of their total MVPA...
  53. doi A prospective study of ideal cardiovascular health and depressive symptoms
    Vanesa España-Romero
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Electronic address
    Psychosomatics 54:525-35. 2013
    ..Ideal cardiovascular health is a new construct defined by the American Heart Association as part of its 2020 Impact Goal...
  54. doi The effect of reintegrating Actigraph accelerometer counts in preschool children: comparison using different epoch lengths
    Youngwon Kim
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Sci Med Sport 16:129-34. 2013
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  55. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness, waist circumference, and alanine aminotransferase in youth
    Jennifer L Trilk
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:722-7. 2013
    ..However, information regarding these associations is scarce for youth. The objective of this study is to examine associations between CRF, waist circumference, and ALT in youth...
  56. ncbi Motivational factors associated with sports program participation in middle school students
    John R Sirard
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:696-703. 2006
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  57. pmc The contribution of dance to daily physical activity among adolescent girls
    Jennifer R O'Neill
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:87. 2011
    ....
  58. doi Does physical activity during pregnancy reduce the risk of gestational diabetes among previously inactive women?
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Birth 35:188-95. 2008
    ..Our study examined whether physical activity during pregnancy reduced the risk of gestational diabetes among women who were physically inactive before pregnancy...
  59. ncbi A qualitative study of interviewer-administered physical activity recalls by children
    Dawn K Wilson
    Dept of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
    J Phys Act Health 10:833-49. 2013
    ..Qualitative methods were used to better understand how to obtain interviewer-administered recalls of physical activity from children...
  60. ncbi Physical activity levels of adolescent girls during dance classes
    Jennifer R O'Neill
    Dept of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
    J Phys Act Health 9:382-8. 2012
    ..The aims of this study were to describe the physical activity levels of girls during dance classes and to identify factors associated with moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in those classes...
  61. ncbi A review of the national physical activity plans of six countries
    Daniel Benjamin Bornstein
    Dept of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:S245-64. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper was to search for and analyze comprehensive national physical activity plan documents that can best inform the development of the U.S. plan...
  62. ncbi How physically active are children attending summer day camps?
    Michael W Beets
    Dept of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
    J Phys Act Health 10:850-5. 2013
    ..Yet, little is known about this setting and how active children are while attending...
  63. ncbi Physical activity and active commuting to elementary school
    John R Sirard
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:2062-9. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to determine if fifth-grade students who walked or bicycled to school on a regular basis were more physically active than those that did not...
  64. ncbi American women in the marathon
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Sports Med 37:294-8. 2007
    ..Over the past 30 years, participation by women in marathon running has grown dramatically and during that same period the marathon performances of women have improved at a remarkable rate...
  65. 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...
  66. ncbi Building capacity in physical activity and public health
    Russell R Pate
    Dept of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
    J Phys Act Health 8:S149-50. 2011
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