Brian E Saelens
Affiliation: University of Washington
- The association of neighborhood design and recreational environments with physical activityJennifer L Atkinson
San Diego State University, California 92103, USA
Am J Health Promot 19:304-9. 2005..To determine the association of neighborhood design factors and recreational environments with physical activity...
- Development, scoring, and reliability of the Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS)Rachel A Millstein
SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
BMC Public Health 13:403. 2013..We present the development, scoring, and reliability of the Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS) tool and its theoretically-based subscales...
- Flip flops, dress clothes, and no coat: clothing barriers to children's physical activity in child-care centers identified from a qualitative studyKristen A Copeland
Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:74. 2009..abstract:..
- Built environment correlates of walking: a reviewBrian E Saelens
Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington and Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:S550-66. 2008..This article reviews evidence on the built environment correlates with walking...
- Clinician's comment on treatment of childhood overweight meta-analysisBrian E Saelens
Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, WA 98115 8160, USA
Health Psychol 26:533-6. 2007..Looking at this issue through the lens of a clinician, the authors consider the broader social context within which childhood overweight exists, and highlight areas for further translational work...
- Where are youth active? Roles of proximity, active transport, and built environmentHelene Mollie Grow
Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 98195 4920, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:2071-9. 2008..This study examined factors related to two sources of physical activity for youth: active use of recreation sites and active transport to recreation sites...
- Visceral abdominal fat is correlated with whole-body fat and physical activity among 8-y-old children at risk of obesityBrian E Saelens
Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 85:46-53. 2007..Abdominal fat is more related to health risk than is whole-body fat. Determining the factors related to children's visceral fat could result in interventions to improve child health...
- Behavioral weight control for overweight adolescents initiated in primary careBrian E Saelens
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Psychology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
Obes Res 10:22-32. 2002....
- Physician weight counseling for adolescentsBrian E Saelens
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, OH 45229, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:575-85. 2002..Clin Pediatr. 2002;41:575-585..
- Relation of school environment and policy to adolescent physical activityNefertiti Durant
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, MTC 201, 1600 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
J Sch Health 79:153-9; quiz 205-6. 2009..Physical activity (PA) declines as children and adolescents age. The purpose of this study was to examine how specific school factors relate to youth PA, TV viewing, and body mass index (BMI)...
- Home environmental influences on children's television watching from early to middle childhoodBrian E Saelens
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Psychology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:127-32. 2002..Modifying TV access, particularly by reducing the frequency of meals eaten while watching TV, could promote lower children's TV watching and adiposity...
- Child obesity associated with social disadvantage of children's neighborhoodsH Mollie Greves Grow
University of Washington and Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Soc Sci Med 71:584-91. 2010..S. urban county. These results contribute new information on relationships between broader social and economic context and child obesity risk using robust spatial analyses...
- Recommendations for treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesityBonnie A Spear
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
Pediatrics 120:S254-88. 2007....
- Work group I: Measures of the food and physical activity environment: instrumentsBrian E Saelens
Seattle Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:S166-70. 2009..Solid instrumentation will accelerate a better understanding of food- and physical activity-environment effects on eating and physical activity behaviors...
- Stepping towards causation: do built environments or neighborhood and travel preferences explain physical activity, driving, and obesity?Lawrence Douglas Frank
University of British Columbia, School of Community and Regional Planning, 235 1933 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z2
Soc Sci Med 65:1898-914. 2007..6%). Findings suggest that creating walkable environments may result in higher levels of physical activity and less driving and in slightly lower obesity prevalence for those preferring walkability...
- Environmental correlates of physical activity in a sample of Belgian adultsIlse De Bourdeaudhuij
Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Am J Health Promot 18:83-92. 2003....
- Reliability and validity of destination-specific barriers to walking and cycling for youthHolly Forman
Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
Prev Med 46:311-6. 2008..To investigate the psychometric properties of a new measure of barriers youth encounter while walking to specific destinations and to validate the measure with self-reported walking to these destinations...
- Environmental correlates of walking and cycling: findings from the transportation, urban design, and planning literaturesBrian E Saelens
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, USA
Ann Behav Med 25:80-91. 2003..The transportation, urban design, and planning literatures provide a valuable starting point for multidisciplinary research on environmental contributions to physical activity levels in the population...
- Neighborhood-based differences in physical activity: an environment scale evaluationBrian E Saelens
Division of Psychology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, MLC 3015, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1552-8. 2003..This study evaluated a neighborhood environment survey and compared the physical activity and weight status of the residents in 2 neighborhoods...
- Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale: validity and development of a short formEster Cerin
Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1682-91. 2006..The aim of this study was to examine the factorial and criterion validity of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) and to develop an abbreviated version (NEWS-A)...
- Active commuting to school: Associations with environment and parental concernsJacqueline Kerr
Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:787-94. 2006....
- Linking objectively measured physical activity with objectively measured urban form: findings from SMARTRAQLawrence D Frank
University of British Columbia, School of Community and Regional Planning, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Am J Prev Med 28:117-25. 2005..To date, nearly all research on physical activity and the built environment is based on self-reported physical activity and perceived assessment of the built environment...
- Measuring the environment for friendliness toward physical activity: a comparison of the reliability of 3 questionnairesRoss C Brownson
Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO, USA
Am J Public Health 94:473-83. 2004..We tested the reliability of 3 instruments that assessed social and physical environments...
- A randomized comparison of group cognitive-behavioral therapy and group interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of overweight individuals with binge-eating disorderDenise E Wilfley
Joint Doctoral Clinical Psychology Training Program, San Diego Sate University and University of California, San Diego, 92120, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:713-21. 2002..This study compares the effects of group CBT and group IPT across BED-related symptoms among overweight individuals with BED...
- Association of park size, distance, and features with physical activity in neighborhood parksAndrew T Kaczynski
Department of Kinesiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Am J Public Health 98:1451-6. 2008..We studied whether park size, number of features in the park, and distance to a park from participants' homes were related to a park being used for physical activity...
- Visceral fat is worth measuring and measuring wellBrian E Saelens
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:491-2. 2008
- The efficacy of a clinic-based behavioral nutrition intervention emphasizing a DASH-type diet for adolescents with elevated blood pressureSarah C Couch
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0394, USA
J Pediatr 152:494-501. 2008....
- Income and racial disparities in access to public parks and private recreation facilitiesLauren C Abercrombie
Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:9-15. 2008..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that low-income and high-minority neighborhoods have less access to public parks, open space, and private recreation facilities...
- Neighborhood walkability and the walking behavior of Australian adultsNeville Owen
Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Brisbane, Australia
Am J Prev Med 33:387-95. 2007..Associations of neighborhood physical environments with adults' walking for transport and walking for recreation must be better understood...
- Efficacy of maintenance treatment approaches for childhood overweight: a randomized controlled trialDenise E Wilfley
Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
JAMA 298:1661-73. 2007..No trials for childhood overweight have examined maintenance interventions to augment the effects of initial weight loss programs...
- Overweight children's barriers to and support for physical activityMarion F Zabinski
San Diego State University University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, California, USA
Obes Res 11:238-46. 2003..This study examined overweight children's perceived barriers to and support for physical activity compared with nonoverweight children...
- Prevalence, characteristics, and correlates of teasing experiences among overweight children vs. non-overweight peersHelen A Hayden-Wade
Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
Obes Res 13:1381-92. 2005....
- Healthy nutrition environments: concepts and measuresKaren Glanz
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Room 526, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Am J Health Promot 19:330-3, ii. 2005..Measures fall into priority categories of consumer and community environments...
- Psychological adjustment of obese youth presenting for weight management treatmentMeg H Zeller
Division of Psychology, ML D 3015, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Obes Res 12:1576-86. 2004....
- Nutrition Environment Measures Survey in stores (NEMS-S): development and evaluationKaren Glanz
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
Am J Prev Med 32:282-9. 2007..There is a need for valid, reliable measures of nutrition environments. This article reports on the development and evaluation of measures of nutrition environments in retail food stores...