Ann M Swartz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Daily physical activity predicts degree of insulin resistance: a cross-sectional observational study using the 2003-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Rachael K Nelson
    School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:10. 2013
  2. pmc How many days of monitoring predict physical activity and sedentary behaviour in older adults?
    Teresa L Hart
    Department of Health Sciences, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:62. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Increasing daily walking improves glucose tolerance in overweight women
    Ann M Swartz
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 2700, USA
    Prev Med 37:356-62. 2003
  4. pmc Energy expenditure of interruptions to sedentary behavior
    Ann M Swartz
    Physical Activity and Health Research Laboratory, Department of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Enderis Hall Room 453, PO Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201 0413, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:69. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Glucose control and walking in a multiethnic sample of older adults
    Ann M Swartz
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisc, USA
    Gerontology 53:454-61. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Prediction of body fat in older adults by time spent in sedentary behavior
    Ann M Swartz
    Dept of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 20:332-44. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the IPAQ-Short Form and accelerometry predictions of physical activity in older adults
    Elizabeth K Grimm
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 20:64-79. 2012
  8. pmc A pilot randomized controlled trial evaluating motivationally matched pedometer feedback to increase physical activity behavior in older adults
    Scott J Strath
    Dept of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:S267-74. 2011
  9. pmc Estimating absolute and relative physical activity intensity across age via accelerometry in adults
    Nora E Miller
    Dept of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 18:158-70. 2010
  10. pmc Accuracy of uploadable pedometers in laboratory, overground, and free-living conditions in young and older adults
    Christopher J Dondzila
    Physical Activity and Health Research Laboratory, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:143. 2012

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Publications23

  1. pmc Daily physical activity predicts degree of insulin resistance: a cross-sectional observational study using the 2003-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Rachael K Nelson
    School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:10. 2013
    ..This study examined the independent association of objectively measured physical activity on insulin resistance while controlling for confounding variables including: cardiorespiratory fitness, adiposity, sex, age, and smoking status...
  2. pmc How many days of monitoring predict physical activity and sedentary behaviour in older adults?
    Teresa L Hart
    Department of Health Sciences, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:62. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the number of days needed to predict habitual PA and sedentary behaviour across pedometer, accelerometer, and physical activity log (PA log) data in older adults...
  3. ncbi request reprint Increasing daily walking improves glucose tolerance in overweight women
    Ann M Swartz
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 2700, USA
    Prev Med 37:356-62. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a recommendation to accumulate 10,000 steps/day for 8 weeks was effective at improving glucose tolerance in overweight, inactive women...
  4. pmc Energy expenditure of interruptions to sedentary behavior
    Ann M Swartz
    Physical Activity and Health Research Laboratory, Department of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Enderis Hall Room 453, PO Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201 0413, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:69. 2011
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  5. doi request reprint Glucose control and walking in a multiethnic sample of older adults
    Ann M Swartz
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisc, USA
    Gerontology 53:454-61. 2007
    ..Although walking is the most commonly reported physical activity by older adults, there is a paucity of data determining the relationship between objectively determined walking behavior and glucose dynamics in older adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prediction of body fat in older adults by time spent in sedentary behavior
    Ann M Swartz
    Dept of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 20:332-44. 2012
    ..4% of the variance in abdominal fat, and 28.0% of the variance in WC. SB, PA, and age accounted for 27.1% of the variance in BMI. Time spent in SB should be considered when designing obesity interventions for adults 50 yr old and over...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the IPAQ-Short Form and accelerometry predictions of physical activity in older adults
    Elizabeth K Grimm
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 20:64-79. 2012
    ..05) were found. There was 40-46% agreement between measures for meeting PA recommendations. The IPAQ appears not to be a good indicator of individual older adult PA behavior but is better suited for larger population-based samples...
  8. pmc A pilot randomized controlled trial evaluating motivationally matched pedometer feedback to increase physical activity behavior in older adults
    Scott J Strath
    Dept of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:S267-74. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of combining individualized motivational messaging with pedometer walking step targets to increase PA in previously inactive and insufficiently active older adults...
  9. pmc Estimating absolute and relative physical activity intensity across age via accelerometry in adults
    Nora E Miller
    Dept of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 18:158-70. 2010
    ..absolute terms across age revealed substantial differences in PAI ACC count ranges. Further work is warranted to increase the applicability ofACC use relative to PAI differences associated with physiological changes with age...
  10. pmc Accuracy of uploadable pedometers in laboratory, overground, and free-living conditions in young and older adults
    Christopher J Dondzila
    Physical Activity and Health Research Laboratory, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:143. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Associations between lifestyle physical activity and body image attitudes among women
    Aubrianne E Rote
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211, USA
    Women Health 53:282-97. 2013
    ..The act of exercising may be more important than accumulation of lifestyle physical activity when considering women's body image...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prediction of body fat in older adults by time spent in sedentary behavior
    Ann M Swartz
    Dept of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
    J Aging Phys Act 20:332-44. 2012
    ..4% of the variance in abdominal fat, and 28.0% of the variance in WC. SB, PA, and age accounted for 27.1% of the variance in BMI. Time spent in SB should be considered when designing obesity interventions for adults 50 yr old and over...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessment of physical activity by telephone interview versus objective monitoring
    Scott J Strath
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:2112-8. 2003
    ..To compare different methods of quantifying time in physical activity (PA)...
  14. pmc Measured and perceived environmental characteristics are related to accelerometer defined physical activity in older adults
    Scott J Strath
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:40. 2012
    ..Accordingly, the aim of this study was to examine measured and perceived environmental associations with physical activity of older adults residing across different neighborhood types...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the college alumnus questionnaire physical activity index with objective monitoring
    Scott J Strath
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:409-15. 2004
    ..Two methods of measuring physical activity (PA) were compared over a consecutive 7-day period among 25 adults (12 men and 13 women)...
  16. pmc Objective physical activity accumulation in bouts and nonbouts and relation to markers of obesity in US adults
    Scott J Strath
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Enderis Hall Room 435, PO Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201 0413, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A131. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the effects of physical activity in bouts (> or = 10 minutes) to the effects of physical activity in nonbouts (<10 minutes) on markers of obesity...
  17. doi request reprint Objectively assessed physical activity and sedentary behaviour does not differ between children and adolescents with and without a congenital heart defect: a pilot examination
    Lauren A Ewalt
    Physical Activity and Health Research Laboratory, Department of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Cardiol Young 22:34-41. 2012
    ..To objectively evaluate and describe physical activity levels in children with a stable congenital heart defect and compare those levels with children who do not have a congenital heart defect...
  18. ncbi request reprint Validity of the simultaneous heart rate-motion sensor technique for measuring energy expenditure
    Scott J Strath
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 2700, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:888-94. 2002
    ..In addition, we examined the validity of the flex heart rate (FlexHR) method to estimate EE...
  19. pmc Physical activity measurement in older adults: relationships with mental health
    Sarah J Parker
    Dept of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 16:369-80. 2008
    ..Relationships between PA and mental health might depend on the PA measure used...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a foot-to-foot bioelectrical impedance analyser in highly active, moderately active and less active young men
    Ann M Swartz
    Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
    Br J Nutr 88:205-10. 2002
    ..With careful selection of activity mode, there was no statistical difference between % BF determined by HW and the BIA, but the range of individual error scores was large...
  21. doi request reprint Visual threat detection during moderate- and high-intensity exercise
    Morgan R Shields
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Emotion 11:572-81. 2011
    ..001). These results suggest that exercise at a moderate and high intensity may enhance the efficiency of visual detection of both threatening and nonthreatening targets...
  22. pmc A meta-analysis of pedometer-based walking interventions and weight loss
    Caroline R Richardson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:69-77. 2008
    ..This does not mean, however, that the association between higher step counts and lower weight is causal or that encouraging sedentary individuals to increase step counts helps them lose weight...
  23. ncbi request reprint A preliminary study of one year of pedometer self-monitoring
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Department of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona Statte University, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:158-62. 2004
    ..Long-term pedometer monitoring has not been attempted...