Russell R Pate

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Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint 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...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of barriers self-efficacy and perceived behavioral control for explaining physical activity across 1 year among adolescent girls
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Health Psychol 24:106-11. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint 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
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  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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
    ....
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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
    ....
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Top 10 research questions related to physical activity in preschool children
    Russell R Pate
    Children s Physical Activity Research Group, University of South Carolina, Public Health Research Center, 921 Assembly, Suite 214, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 84:448-55. 2013
    ....
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  44. doi request reprint 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  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. ncbi 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...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. ncbi request reprint 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...
  55. 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)...
  56. 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
    ....
  57. 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...
  58. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Self-motivation and physical activity among black and white adolescent girls
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:128-36. 2003
    ..The psychometric properties of the Self-Motivation Inventory for children (SMI-C) were established using tests of factorial validity, factorial invariance, latent mean structure, and predictive validity...
  63. 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)...
  64. 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...
  65. doi request reprint 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...
  66. ncbi request reprint 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...
  67. doi request reprint 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...
  68. 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
    ....
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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
    ....
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint 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...
  74. doi request reprint 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...
  75. ncbi request reprint Effects of short-term exercise training on plasminogen activator inhibitor (PAI-1)
    Peter F Bodary
    Department of Exercise Science, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1853-8. 2003
    ..To observe the effects of exercise training on plasminogen activator inhibitor, type-1 (PAI-1), tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), and associated metabolic variables in sedentary men and women...
  76. ncbi request reprint 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...
  77. ncbi request reprint Exercise physiology and its role in clinical sports medicine
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    South Med J 97:881-5. 2004
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial mediators of physical activity behavior among adults and children
    Beth A Lewis
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:26-35. 2002
    ..Research indicates that PA interventions are effective for increasing PA behavior. However, whether effective interventions are due to predicted changes in theoretical constructs remains poorly understood...
  80. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of physical activity in white and African-American girls
    Stewart G Trost
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 31:226-33. 2002
    ..To evaluate the relative utility of the Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) and the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) in explaining intentions and physical activity behavior in white and African-American eighth-grade girls...
  81. pmc Comparison of two approaches to structured physical activity surveys for adolescents
    Robert G McMurray
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, CB 8700, Fetzer Gym, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8700, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:2135-43. 2004
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Factorial validity and invariance of a self-report measure of physical activity among adolescent girls
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 75:259-71. 2004
    ..The 3DPAR can be used in cross-sectional, prospective cohort and intervention studies that examine mediators and moderators of physical activity among Black and White adolescent girls...
  83. ncbi request reprint Age and gender differences in objectively measured physical activity in youth
    Stewart G Trost
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:350-5. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate age and gender differences in objectively measured physical activity (PA) in a population-based sample of students in grades 1-12...
  84. ncbi request reprint Physical fitness and performance. Cardiorespiratory fitness in girls-change from middle to high school
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:2234-41. 2007
    ..To determine how factors are related to change in cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) across time in middle school girls followed through high school...
  85. ncbi request reprint Exercise and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: a statement from the Council on Clinical Cardiology (Subcommittee on Exercise, Rehabilitation, and Prevention) and the Council on Nutrition, Physical
    Paul D Thompson
    Circulation 107:3109-16. 2003
  86. ncbi request reprint Correlates of recreational and transportation physical activity among adults in a New England community
    Philip J Troped
    Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 37:304-10. 2003
    ..Promotion of transportation-related physical activity is consistent with current national recommendations. However, few studies have simultaneously examined correlates of recreational and transportation physical activity...
  87. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and the metabolic syndrome in a tri-ethnic sample of women
    Melinda L Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Obes Res 10:1030-7. 2002
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  88. pmc Prevalence of active commuting at urban and suburban elementary schools in Columbia, SC
    John R Sirard
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Hoover Pavilion, Room N229, 211 Quarry Rd, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:236-7. 2005
    ..These results indicate a need for school- and community-based interventions...
  89. 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...
  90. pmc But I like PE: factors associated with enjoyment of physical education class in middle school girls
    Daheia J Barr-Anderson
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 79:18-27. 2008
    ..Findings suggest that efforts to enhance girls' self-efficacy and perceived benefits and to provide a supportive PE class environment that promotes gender equality can potentially increase PE class enjoyment among young girls...
  91. ncbi request reprint Physically active video gaming: an effective strategy for obesity prevention?
    Russell R Pate
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:895-6. 2008
  92. ncbi request reprint Predictors of physical activity in the transition after high school among young women
    Deborah B Horn
    Dept of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, CHSPR Fellow, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:275-85. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with physical activity (PA) in women during the first year following high school...
  93. pmc Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls
    Larry S Webber
    Department of Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:173-84. 2008
    ..Physical activity is important for weight control and good health; however, activity levels decline in the adolescent years, particularly in girls...
  94. 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...
  95. pmc Objectively assessed associations between physical activity and body composition in middle-school girls: the Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls
    June Stevens
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1298-305. 2007
    ..More population-based research using objective physical activity and body composition measurements is needed to make evidence-based physical activity recommendations for US youth...
  96. ncbi request reprint Factorial validity and invariance of the Physical Self-Description Questionnaire among black and white adolescent girls
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia Ramsey Student Center, 300 River Road, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:551-8. 2006
    ..Despite lower levels of physical activity, sport participation, and fitness and higher BMI, Black girls had similar self-esteem and higher physical self-concept and perceived appearance compared to White girls...
  97. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and public health: updated recommendation for adults from the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association
    William L Haskell
    Stanford University, USA
    Circulation 116:1081-93. 2007
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  98. pmc Weekend and weekday patterns of physical activity in overweight and normal-weight adolescent girls
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1782-8. 2007
    ..To describe the patterns (specifically comparing weekdays and weekends classified by intensities) of physical activity (PA) measured by accelerometry in adolescent girls...
  99. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity in children and youth: a leadership role for schools: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism (Physical Activity Committee) in collaboration with the Co
    Russell R Pate
    Circulation 114:1214-24. 2006
  100. ncbi request reprint Physical self-concept and self-esteem mediate cross-sectional relations of physical activity and sport participation with depression symptoms among adolescent girls
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Health Psychol 25:396-407. 2006
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  101. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of physical and social environment variables and self-efficacy as correlates of self-reported physical activity among adolescent girls
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 332 Freer Hall, 906 S Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61801 3895, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:6-12. 2007
    ..This cross-sectional study examined the direct and indirect effects of perceived equipment accessibility, neighborhood safety, and social support on self-reported physical activity among older adolescent girls...

Research Grants3

  1. TRIAL OF ACTIVITY FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS - FIELD CENTER
    Russell Pate; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will uniquely and markedly expand our knowledge of promotion, determinants, and health benefits of physical activity in middle school girls. ..
  2. TRIAL OF ACTIVITY FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS - FIELD CENTER
    Russell Pate; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study will uniquely and markedly expand our knowledge of promotion, determinants, and health benefits of physical activity in middle school girls. ..