James F Sallis

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Is the relationship between the built environment and physical activity moderated by perceptions of crime and safety?
    Nicole L Bracy
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:24. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Active living research: creating and using evidence to support childhood obesity prevention
    James F Sallis
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:195-207. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Environmental and demographic correlates of bicycling
    James F Sallis
    San Diego State University, Department of Psychology, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:456-60. 2013
  4. pmc Associations of neighborhood characteristics with active park use: an observational study in two cities in the USA and Belgium
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO, Egmontstraat 5, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Health Geogr 12:26. 2013
  5. pmc Evaluation of the neighborhood environment walkability scale in Nigeria
    Adewale L Oyeyemi
    Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
    Int J Health Geogr 12:16. 2013
  6. pmc Comparison of older and newer generations of ActiGraph accelerometers with the normal filter and the low frequency extension
    Kelli L Cain
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:51. 2013
  7. pmc Patterns of neighborhood environment attributes related to physical activity across 11 countries: a latent class analysis
    Marc A Adams
    Exercise and Wellness, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:34. 2013
  8. pmc Children's physical activity and parents' perception of the neighborhood environment: neighborhood impact on kids study
    Karyn A Tappe
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:39. 2013
  9. pmc Perceived neighborhood environmental attributes associated with adults' transport-related walking and cycling: Findings from the USA, Australia and Belgium
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:70. 2012
  10. pmc Home environment relationships with children's physical activity, sedentary time, and screen time by socioeconomic status
    Pooja S Tandon
    Seattle Children s Research Institute, M S CW8 6, P, O, Box 5371, Seattle, WA 98145 5005, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:88. 2012

Detail Information

Publications95

  1. pmc Is the relationship between the built environment and physical activity moderated by perceptions of crime and safety?
    Nicole L Bracy
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:24. 2014
    ..To tease out these relationships, crime, pedestrian, and traffic safety were examined as moderators of built environment associations with physical activity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Active living research: creating and using evidence to support childhood obesity prevention
    James F Sallis
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:195-207. 2014
    ..ALR-2 findings and products have contributed to a rapid increase in the evidence base and field of active living research, as documented by an independent program evaluation. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Environmental and demographic correlates of bicycling
    James F Sallis
    San Diego State University, Department of Psychology, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:456-60. 2013
    ..The present study examined correlates of bicycle ownership and bicycling frequency, and projected increases in cycling if perceived safety from cars was improved...
  4. pmc Associations of neighborhood characteristics with active park use: an observational study in two cities in the USA and Belgium
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO, Egmontstraat 5, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Health Geogr 12:26. 2013
    ..The main aim of this study was to examine whether the overall number of park visitors and their activity levels depend on study site, neighborhood walkability and neighborhood income...
  5. pmc Evaluation of the neighborhood environment walkability scale in Nigeria
    Adewale L Oyeyemi
    Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
    Int J Health Geogr 12:16. 2013
    ..This study systematically adapted the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) for Nigeria and evaluated aspects of reliability and validity of the adapted version among Nigerian adults...
  6. pmc Comparison of older and newer generations of ActiGraph accelerometers with the normal filter and the low frequency extension
    Kelli L Cain
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:51. 2013
    ..This study compared step counts and physical activity collected with the 7164 and GT3X + using the Normal Filter and the LFE (GT3X+N and GT3X+LFE, respectively)...
  7. pmc Patterns of neighborhood environment attributes related to physical activity across 11 countries: a latent class analysis
    Marc A Adams
    Exercise and Wellness, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:34. 2013
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to: 1) detect international neighborhood typologies based on participants' response patterns to an environment survey and 2) to estimate associations between neighborhood environment patterns and PA...
  8. pmc Children's physical activity and parents' perception of the neighborhood environment: neighborhood impact on kids study
    Karyn A Tappe
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:39. 2013
    ..This study examined associations between parent report of their home neighborhood environment and children's overall and location-specific physical activity...
  9. pmc Perceived neighborhood environmental attributes associated with adults' transport-related walking and cycling: Findings from the USA, Australia and Belgium
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:70. 2012
    ..We investigated the direction and shape of relationships of perceived neighborhood attributes with transport-related cycling and walking in three countries; and examined whether these associations differed by country and gender...
  10. pmc Home environment relationships with children's physical activity, sedentary time, and screen time by socioeconomic status
    Pooja S Tandon
    Seattle Children s Research Institute, M S CW8 6, P, O, Box 5371, Seattle, WA 98145 5005, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:88. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine if home physical activity (PA) environments differed by SES and to explore home environment mediators of the relation of family SES to children's PA and sedentary behavior...
  11. pmc Sharing good NEWS across the world: developing comparable scores across 12 countries for the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS)
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Rd SAR, Hong Kong 111 113, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 13:309. 2013
    ..This information is also highly relevant to non-IPEN studies employing the NEWS/NEWS-A, which is one of the most popular measures of perceived environment globally...
  12. ncbi request reprint Physical education's role in public health: steps forward and backward over 20 years and HOPE for the future
    James F Sallis
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 83:125-35. 2012
    ..These opportunities constitute an agenda for actualizing the promise of health-optimizing physical education before the next 20 year anniversary...
  13. pmc Environmental factors associated with overweight among adults in Nigeria
    Adewale L Oyeyemi
    Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:32. 2012
    ..This study examined associations between neighbourhood environment variables and overweight in Nigerian adults...
  14. pmc Perceived crime and traffic safety is related to physical activity among adults in Nigeria
    Adewale L Oyeyemi
    Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
    BMC Public Health 12:294. 2012
    ..Neighborhood safety is inconsistently related to physical activity, but is seldom studied in developing countries. This study examined associations between perceived neighborhood safety and physical activity among Nigerian adults...
  15. pmc Results of a multi-level intervention to prevent and control childhood obesity among Latino children: the Aventuras Para Niños Study
    Noe C Crespo
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Ann Behav Med 43:84-100. 2012
    ..Community-based interventions are needed to reduce the burden of childhood obesity...
  16. doi request reprint Community food environment, home food environment, and fruit and vegetable intake of children and adolescents
    Ding Ding
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:634-8. 2012
    ..To determine (1) reliability of new food environment measures; (2) association between home food environment and fruit and vegetable (FV) intake; and (3) association between community and home food environment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Home, school, and neighborhood environment factors and youth physical activity
    Rachel A Millstein
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 23:487-503. 2011
    ..Modifiable factors like increasing access to equipment at home and school, and improving neighborhood aesthetics may impact youth PA. To optimize explanation of youth PA, factors from multiple environments need to be considered...
  18. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of dietary intake among overweight and obese men
    Athena S Hagler
    Program in Clinical Psychology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:3-12. 2007
    ..To investigate the relationship between theoretically based psychosocial constructs and dietary components among overweight men...
  19. doi request reprint Is fear of strangers related to physical activity among youth?
    Ding Ding
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 3900 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Am J Health Promot 26:189-95. 2012
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a multicomponent intervention for adolescent sun protection behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:146-52. 2007
    ..Interventions to improve sun protection behaviors in childhood have been based primarily in school and community settings, with little attention to the role of primary care physicians...
  21. pmc Neighborhood built environment and income: examining multiple health outcomes
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1285-93. 2009
    ..Lower- and higher-income groups benefited similarly from living in high-walkability neighborhoods. Adults in higher-income neighborhoods had lower BMI and higher physical QoL...
  22. pmc Predictors of trips to food destinations
    Jacqueline Kerr
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:58. 2012
    ..Further, studies have not considered neighborhood design as a predictor of food purchasing behavior...
  23. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether associations between perceived attributes of neighborhood environments and physical activity differed by country...
  24. pmc Physical activity, weight status, and neighborhood characteristics of dog walkers
    Karen J Coleman
    Research and Evaluation, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, 100 S Los Robles, 2nd Floor, Pasadena, CA, 91101, USA
    Prev Med 47:309-12. 2008
    ..This study examined how demographics, physical activity, weight status, and neighborhood characteristics varied among households with and without dogs...
  25. doi request reprint Exercise aids, neighborhood safety, and physical activity in adolescents and parents
    Jacqueline Kerr
    1Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1244-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the relationships among exercise aids available at home, physical activity, and perceived neighborhood safety...
  26. doi request reprint Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale for Youth (NEWS-Y): reliability and relationship with physical activity
    Dori Rosenberg
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University and University of California, 3900 5th Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Prev Med 49:213-8. 2009
    ..To examine the psychometric properties of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale-Youth (NEWS-Y) and explore its associations with context-specific and overall physical activity (PA) among youth...
  27. pmc Adolescents' use of indoor tanning: a large-scale evaluation of psychosocial, environmental, and policy-level correlates
    Joni A Mayer
    School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:930-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated psychosocial, built-environmental, and policy-related correlates of adolescents' indoor tanning use...
  28. pmc Outdoor physical activity and self rated health in older adults living in two regions of the U.S
    Jacqueline Kerr
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, UCSD, San Diego, CA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:89. 2012
    ..Differences in self rated health and physical activity minutes were compared across three physical activity settings (indoor only, outdoor only, both indoor and outdoor)...
  29. doi request reprint Interactive effects of built environment and psychosocial attributes on physical activity: a test of ecological models
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Ann Behav Med 44:365-74. 2012
    ..The principle of cross-level interactions of influence on behavior in ecological models is seldom studied...
  30. pmc Interactions between psychosocial and built environment factors in explaining older adults' physical activity
    Jordan A Carlson
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health, San Diego State University and University of California, San Diego, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Prev Med 54:68-73. 2012
    ....
  31. pmc Do neighborhood environments moderate the effect of physical activity lifestyle interventions in adults?
    Jacqueline Kerr
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, Calit2, Atkinson Hall, 3rd Floor, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Health Place 16:903-8. 2010
    ..Overweight women were more likely to increase their physical activity over time if they perceived better safety from traffic. This study suggests that psychosocial interventions can help men overcome environmental barriers to walking...
  32. ncbi request reprint Salad bars and fruit and vegetable consumption in elementary schools: a plate waste study
    Marc A Adams
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 3900 Fifth Ave, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1789-92. 2005
    ..05), adjusting for sex and grade. Fruit and vegetable variety was associated with elementary school-age children's fruit and vegetable consumption when using salad bars...
  33. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of fruit, vegetable, and dietary fat intake among adolescent boys and girls
    Marion F Zabinski
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:814-21. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) items using geographic information systems
    Marc A Adams
    Dept of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:S113-23. 2009
    ..Concurrent validity of Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) items was evaluated with objective measures of the built environment using geographic information systems (GIS)...
  35. pmc Elementary school practices and children's objectively measured physical activity during school
    Jordan A Carlson
    University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:591-5. 2013
    ..To examine the relation of physical activity practices covering physical education (PE), recess, and classroom time in elementary schools to children's objectively measured physical activity during school...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association of neighborhood design and recreation environment variables with physical activity and body mass index in adolescents
    Morton Kligerman
    San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:274-7. 2007
    ..To examine associations of neighborhood walkability and recreation environment variables with physical activity in adolescents...
  37. pmc Dietary-related and physical activity-related predictors of obesity in children: a 2-year prospective study
    Jordan A Carlson
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Child Obes 8:110-5. 2012
    ..This observational study examined cross-sectional and 24-month longitudinal associations of physical activity and dietary behaviors with change in BMI and percent body fat among children aged 6–9 years old...
  38. doi request reprint Income disparities in perceived neighborhood built and social environment attributes
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Health Place 17:1274-83. 2011
    ..001). Low-income neighborhoods may lack amenities and safety attributes that can facilitate high levels of physical activity for both transportation and recreation purposes...
  39. pmc PTSD prevalence, associated exposures, and functional health outcomes in a large, population-based military cohort
    Tyler C Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:90-102. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of PTSD symptoms and diagnosis, self-reported exposures, and functional health in a large cross-section of the U.S. military...
  40. doi request reprint Outcomes of a 12-month web-based intervention for overweight and obese men
    Kevin Patrick
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, San Diego, USA
    Ann Behav Med 42:391-401. 2011
    ..This study assessed the effect of a 1-year internet-based weight loss intervention for men...
  41. doi request reprint Neighborhood environment profiles for physical activity among older adults
    Marc A Adams
    University of California, San Diego, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:757-69. 2012
    ..To explore among older adults whether multivariate neighborhood profiles were associated with physical activity (PA) and BMI...
  42. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of destination-specific barriers to walking and cycling for youth
    Holly 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Diet, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors as risk factors for overweight in adolescence
    Kevin Patrick
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego State University, and Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, San Diego, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:385-90. 2004
    ..The proportion of overweight adolescents has increased, but the behavioral risk factors for overweight youth are not well understood...
  44. doi request reprint Prior assault and posttraumatic stress disorder after combat deployment
    Tyler C Smith
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Epidemiology 19:505-12. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to prospectively examine the relation between prior assault and new-onset PTSD symptoms in a large US military cohort deployed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan...
  45. pmc Promoting sun safety among US Postal Service letter carriers: impact of a 2-year intervention
    Joni A Mayer
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego 92123, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:559-65. 2007
    ..We examined whether US Postal Service letter carriers who received a sun safety intervention would wear wide-brim hats and sunscreen significantly more often than those who did not receive the intervention...
  46. doi request reprint Text4Diet: a randomized controlled study using text messaging for weight loss behaviors
    Jennifer R Shapiro
    Santech, Inc, San Diego, CA 92121, USA
    Prev Med 55:412-7. 2012
    ..Text-messaging shows promise as a health intervention. This randomized controlled trial evaluated a daily text-messaging weight loss intervention...
  47. pmc Density of indoor tanning facilities in 116 large U.S. cities
    Katherine D Hoerster
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:243-6. 2009
    ..Because the availability of commercial indoor tanning facilities may influence use, data are needed on the number and density of such facilities...
  48. doi request reprint Sedentary behaviors of adults in relation to neighborhood walkability and income
    Justine Kozo
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Health Psychol 31:704-13. 2012
    ..To inform public health approaches to influencing sedentary behaviors, an understanding of correlates is required...
  49. ncbi request reprint Differences in physical activity among adults in households with and without children
    Jeanette I Candelaria
    School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:985-95. 2012
    ..The study aim was to assess the relation of parent status to physical activity (PA) and the impact of parental roles, age and number of children on PA...
  50. ncbi request reprint Active commuting to school: Associations with environment and parental concerns
    Jacqueline Kerr
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:787-94. 2006
    ....
  51. pmc 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Environmental interventions for eating and physical activity: a randomized controlled trial in middle schools
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:209-17. 2003
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the effects of environmental, policy, and social marketing interventions on physical activity and fat intake of middle school students on campus...
  53. doi request reprint Culturally tailored aerobic exercise intervention for low-income Latinas
    Melbourne F Hovell
    San Diego State University, California, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:155-63. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy of community-based, culturally tailored exercise intervention on the moderate and vigorous physical activity and physiologic outcomes of low-income Latino women (Latinas)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a primary care and home-based intervention for physical activity and nutrition behaviors: PACE+ for adolescents
    Kevin Patrick
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0811 La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:128-36. 2006
    ..This study evaluated a health care-based intervention to improve these behaviors...
  55. ncbi request reprint Brief physical activity-related psychosocial measures: reliability and construct validity
    Jordan A Carlson
    Dept of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:1178-86. 2012
    ..Psychosocial factors have been related to physical activity (PA) and are used to evaluate mediation in PA interventions...
  56. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of CHAMPS self-reported sedentary-to-vigorous intensity physical activity in older adults
    Eric B Hekler
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:225-36. 2012
    ..Further, this study explored over-reporting and double-reporting...
  57. pmc Neighborhood environment profiles related to physical activity and weight status: a latent profile analysis
    Marc A Adams
    San Diego State University, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Prev Med 52:326-31. 2011
    ..The current analysis explored whether a range of reported BE features associated with adults' physical activity produced distinct multivariate patterns, and tested whether adults' PA and body mass differed by BE profiles...
  58. ncbi request reprint Evaluating a brief self-report measure of neighborhood environments for physical activity research and surveillance: Physical Activity Neighborhood Environment Scale (PANES)
    James F Sallis
    Dept of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:533-40. 2010
    ..The current study evaluated test-retest and alternate-form reliability of PANES items compared with multi-item subscales from the longer NEWS-A (Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale--Abbreviated)...
  59. pmc Sociodemographic moderators of relations of neighborhood safety to physical activity
    Jordan A Carlson
    1Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 2Department of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Seattle Children s Research Institute and University of Washington, Seattle, WA 3Department of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, CANADA and 4Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:1554-63. 2014
    ..This study aimed to investigate gender, race/ethnicity, education, and income as moderators of relations of perceived neighborhood crime, pedestrian, and traffic safety to physical activity...
  60. pmc Outcomes of a 12-month technology-based intervention to promote weight loss in adolescents at risk for type 2 diabetes
    Kevin Patrick
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 7:759-70. 2013
    ..Obese adolescents are at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Obesity interventions delivered through media, such as the web and text messages [short message service (SMS)] may be beneficial when targeting obese adolescents....
  61. doi request reprint The Active Living Research program: six years of grantmaking
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S10-21. 2009
    ..ALR has been renewed through 2012. The new mission is to use a $15.4 million research budget to contribute to reversing the childhood obesity epidemic, especially among youth in the highest-risk groups...
  62. pmc Study designs and analytic strategies for environmental and policy research on obesity, physical activity, and diet: recommendations from a meeting of experts
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S72-7. 2009
    ..The results of this conference can be used to improve the quality and quantity of environmental and policy research as well as the translation to action to control obesity...
  63. doi request reprint Neighborhood environment and physical activity among youth a review
    Ding Ding
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:442-55. 2011
    ..An updated review of literature is needed to summarize the current evidence base, and to inform policies and environmental interventions to promote active lifestyles among young people...
  64. ncbi request reprint The relation of acculturation to Latinas' perceived neighborhood safety and physical activity: a structural equation analysis
    Latrice C Pichon
    San Diego State University University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:295-303. 2007
    ..Physical activity rates are low for adult Latinas. In the United States, only 7.8% of adult Latinas met Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for weekly vigorous leisure-time physical activity...
  65. ncbi request reprint Parental prompts as risk factors for adolescent trial smoking: results of a prospective cohort study
    Susan I Woodruff
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 120, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1869-73. 2004
    ..This prospective study of 478 adolescent never-smokers, mostly Latino, suggests that parental prompts to smoke were not significantly related to smoking initiation among adolescents over a 1-year period...
  66. pmc Physical activity and food environments: solutions to the obesity epidemic
    James F Sallis
    San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Milbank Q 87:123-54. 2009
    ..This article is a status report on research on physical activity and food environments, and it suggests how these findings can be used to improve diet and physical activity and to control or reduce obesity...
  67. ncbi request reprint Sources of dietary fat in middle schools
    Michelle M Zive
    University of California, San Diego, Community Pediatrics Division, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Prev Med 35:376-82. 2002
    ..The current study uses an ecological approach to describe the food environment at 24 middle schools and multiple food sources' dietary fat contribution...
  68. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a redesigned outdoor space on preschool children's physical activity during recess
    Virginie Nicaise
    School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 24:507-18. 2012
    ..62; and new grass hill, OR = 3.27). Decreased sedentary behavior and increased light activity and MVPA may be realized with environmental changes that promote continuous and novel movement experiences in more expansive spaces...
  69. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and environmental correlates of adolescent sedentary behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Pediatrics 116:908-16. 2005
    ..To determine correlates of sedentary behaviors in adolescents through the examination of psychosocial and environmental variables...
  70. pmc Health behaviors of native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander adults in California
    Karen L Moy
    San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 24:961-9. 2012
    ..Culturally-specific health promotion interventions are needed to reduce risks among the underrepresented NHPI population...
  71. ncbi request reprint Patterns of sedentary behavior among adolescents
    Marion F Zabinski
    Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 26:113-20. 2007
    ..Reducing certain sedentary behaviors (e.g., watching television, using a computer) can be an effective weight loss strategy for youth. Knowledge about whether behaviors cluster together could inform interventions...
  72. doi request reprint Neighborhood preference, walkability and walking in overweight/obese men
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:277-82. 2013
    ..To investigate whether self-selection moderated the effects of walkability on walking in overweight and obese men...
  73. ncbi request reprint The association of physical activity and work-related characteristics among Latino adults
    Guadalupe X Ayala
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:79-84. 2011
    ..Studies have examined the association between work-related characteristics and physical activity participation; however few studies include U.S. Latinos...
  74. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the performance of volunteers who provide physical activity in middle schools
    Jamie S Strelow
    Dept of Psychology, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 224, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Sch Health 72:147-51. 2002
    ..Results can help guide schools to more effectively increase student physical activity throughout the school day...
  75. doi request reprint Worksite physical activity policies and environments in relation to employee physical activity
    Noe C Crespo
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, California 92103, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:264-71. 2011
    ..Examine associations between worksite physical activity promotion strategies and employees' physical activity and sedentary behaviors...
  76. pmc Measuring physical activity environments: a brief history
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S86-92. 2009
    ..Each of these fields made unique contributions to the contemporary methods used to assess physical activity environments...
  77. pmc Covariation of adolescent physical activity and dietary behaviors over 12 months
    Dori E Rosenberg
    San Diego State University and University of California San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:472-8. 2007
    ..Evidence of covariation among behaviors would suggest multi-behavior interventions could have synergistic effects...
  78. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Sedentary Behavior Questionnaire (SBQ) for adults
    Dori E Rosenberg
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University and the University of California San Diego, CA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:697-705. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the reliability and validity of the Sedentary Behavior Questionnaire (SBQ) among overweight adults...
  79. pmc Adolescent screen time and rules to limit screen time in the home
    Ernesto R Ramirez
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0811, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:379-85. 2011
    ..To investigate associations between adolescent screen time behaviors, screen time rules, and presence of electronic media in the bedrooms of adolescents...
  80. pmc Health indicators of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders in the United States
    Karen L Moy
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 3900 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Community Health 35:81-92. 2010
    ..Further improvements to community outreach and recruitment strategies could successfully encourage high-risk individuals to participate in health promotion and behavior intervention studies to improve NHPI health behaviors...
  81. ncbi request reprint Latent growth curve modeling of adolescent physical activity: testing parallel process and mediation models
    Scott C Roesch
    San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    J Health Psychol 14:313-25. 2009
    ..However, mediation analyses did not reveal statistically significant intervention-mediated effects...
  82. ncbi request reprint Viability of parks and recreation centers as sites for youth physical activity promotion
    Jamie S Moody
    Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls TAAG at San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:438-43. 2004
    ..Public parks and recreation centers are understudied settings with the potential for substantial involvement in efforts to promote youth physical activity...
  83. doi request reprint Physical activity during youth sports practices
    Desiree Leek
    School of Medicine, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:294-9. 2011
    ..To document physical activity (PA) during organized youth soccer and baseball/softball practices...
  84. doi request reprint Dog walking: its association with physical activity guideline adherence and its correlates
    Katherine D Hoerster
    San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Prev Med 52:33-8. 2011
    ..We examined the prevalence and correlates of dog walking among dog owners, and whether dog walking is associated with meeting the American College of Sports Medicine/American Heart Association physical activity guidelines...
  85. doi request reprint State policies about physical activity minutes in physical education or during school
    Jordan A Carlson
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health, San Diego State University and University of California, San Diego, PO Box 3900, Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Sch Health 83:150-6. 2013
    ..This study investigated adoption and implementation of state-level policies specifying minutes (or percent) of physical activity in physical education (PE) or during school...
  86. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a two-year middle-school physical education intervention: M-SPAN
    Thomas L McKenzie
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1382-8. 2004
    ..We developed, implemented, and assessed an intervention to increase physical activity during middle-school PE classes...
  87. pmc Physical activity correlates for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the mainland United States
    Karen L Moy
    Physical Activity Research Collaborative, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:1203-14. 2010
    ..001). Common correlates of physical activity did not generalize to NHPIs. Further investigations of culturally-specific correlates are needed so that physical activity interventions can be culturally tailored for NHPIs...
  88. ncbi request reprint Income and racial disparities in access to public parks and private recreation facilities
    Lauren 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...
  89. doi request reprint Feasibility and outcomes of a multilevel place-based walking intervention for seniors: a pilot study
    Dori Rosenberg
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Health Place 15:173-9. 2009
    ..Steps per day were very low at baseline and increased significantly at post-test. The findings indicate that a multilevel site-specific intervention is feasible and acceptable for increasing steps among seniors living in a CCRC...
  90. pmc Culturally-specific physical activity measures for Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders
    Karen L Moy
    Physical Activity Research Collaborative, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 6475 Alvarado Road, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Hawaii Med J 69:21-4. 2010
    ....
  91. doi request reprint Neighborhood environments and physical activity among adults in 11 countries
    James F Sallis
    Active Living Research, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:484-90. 2009
    ..Surveys were conducted in 11 countries using the same self-report environmental variables and the International Physical Activity Questionnaire, allowing analyses with pooled data...
  92. pmc Physical activity and dietary behavior change in Internet-based weight loss interventions: comparing two multiple-behavior change indices
    Jordan A Carlson
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health, University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University, 3900 Fifth Avenue, Suite 310, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Prev Med 54:50-4. 2012
    ..To investigate the effects of two Internet-based weight loss interventions on physical activity (PA) and dietary behaviors using two approaches for computing combined behavior change...
  93. ncbi request reprint Perceived environmental predictors of physical activity over 6 months in adults: activity counseling trial
    James F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 3900 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Health Psychol 26:701-9. 2007
    ..In the present study, the authors extend previous cross-sectional findings by using a prospective design to determine whether physical and social environmental characteristics predict physical activity over 6 months...
  94. ncbi request reprint Availability of cigarettes as a risk factor for trial smoking in adolescents
    Susan I Woodruff
    San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:84-8. 2003
    ..To examine associations between cigarette availability measures with trial (ie, first) use of cigarettes...
  95. pmc Reliability and validity of brief psychosocial measures related to dietary behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive Dept 0811 La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:56. 2010
    ..abstract:..