S Wilcox

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Determinants of leisure time physical activity in rural compared with urban older and ethnically diverse women in the United States
    S Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:667-72. 2000
  2. ncbi Worry regarding major diseases among older African-American, Native-American, and Caucasian women
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Women Health 36:83-99. 2002
  3. ncbi Perceptions of physical activity and personal barriers and enablers in African-American women
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:353-62. 2002
  4. ncbi Agreement between participant-rated and compendium-coded intensity of daily activities in a triethnic sample of women ages 40 years and older
    S Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Behav Med 23:253-62. 2001
  5. ncbi Promoting adherence and retention to clinical trials in special populations: a women's health initiative workshop
    S Wilcox
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Control Clin Trials 22:279-89. 2001
  6. ncbi Nutrition and physical activity interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in health care settings: a quantitative review with a focus on women
    S Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Norman J. Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Nutr Rev 59:197-214. 2001
  7. doi An overview and proposed framework of social-environmental influences on the physical-activity behavior of women
    JoEllen Vrazel
    Department of Exercise Science, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, 817 23rd Street NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:2-12. 2008
  8. ncbi Beliefs of low-income and rural older women regarding physical activity: you have to want to make your life better
    Cheryl J Dye
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634 1705, USA
    Women Health 43:115-34. 2006
  9. ncbi Evaluation of a 12-week home-based walking intervention for breast cancer survivors
    Charles E Matthews
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:203-11. 2007
  10. ncbi Physical activity, public health, and aging: critical issues and research priorities
    Thomas Prohaska
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois, 1747 West Roosevelt Road, Room 558 M C275, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S267-73. 2006

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. pmc Determinants of leisure time physical activity in rural compared with urban older and ethnically diverse women in the United States
    S Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:667-72. 2000
    ..This study examined: (1) urban-rural differences in LTPA by sociodemographic factors, (2) urban-rural differences in LTPA determinants, and (3) the pattern of relations between LTPA determinants and LTPA...
  2. ncbi Worry regarding major diseases among older African-American, Native-American, and Caucasian women
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Women Health 36:83-99. 2002
    ..These results are generally consistent with other studies that indicate women are more concerned about cancer than cardiovascular diseases...
  3. ncbi Perceptions of physical activity and personal barriers and enablers in African-American women
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:353-62. 2002
    ..To examine perceptions of physical activity and physical activity barriers and enablers in African-American women...
  4. ncbi Agreement between participant-rated and compendium-coded intensity of daily activities in a triethnic sample of women ages 40 years and older
    S Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Behav Med 23:253-62. 2001
    ..Discrepancies between participant and compendium estimates are likely to be most meaningful in studies estimating energy expenditure as it relates to health outcomes and in studies estimating vigorous activities...
  5. ncbi Promoting adherence and retention to clinical trials in special populations: a women's health initiative workshop
    S Wilcox
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Control Clin Trials 22:279-89. 2001
    ..We discuss strategies to increase cultural competence, reduce stereotypes and discrimination, and create a culturally relevant and sensitive research environment...
  6. ncbi Nutrition and physical activity interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in health care settings: a quantitative review with a focus on women
    S Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Norman J. Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Nutr Rev 59:197-214. 2001
    ..Type of comparison group, type of intervention, and use of a behavior theory did not have a consistent impact on intervention effects. Few studies focused on persons of color, although the results from these studies are promising...
  7. doi An overview and proposed framework of social-environmental influences on the physical-activity behavior of women
    JoEllen Vrazel
    Department of Exercise Science, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, 817 23rd Street NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:2-12. 2008
    ..The primary purposes of this review were to identify key social-environmental influences on the physical-activity behavior of women and to propose an organizing framework of these influences in the social environment...
  8. ncbi Beliefs of low-income and rural older women regarding physical activity: you have to want to make your life better
    Cheryl J Dye
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634 1705, USA
    Women Health 43:115-34. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi Evaluation of a 12-week home-based walking intervention for breast cancer survivors
    Charles E Matthews
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:203-11. 2007
    ..To evaluate a 12-week home-based walking intervention among breast cancer survivors and to quantify changes in physical activity (PA) behaviors, body weight, and body composition in response to the intervention...
  10. ncbi Physical activity, public health, and aging: critical issues and research priorities
    Thomas Prohaska
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois, 1747 West Roosevelt Road, Room 558 M C275, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S267-73. 2006
  11. ncbi The health-e-AME faith-based physical activity initiative: Description and baseline findings
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:69-78. 2007
    ..Interest in the program has been strong and supported by church leaders. Current efforts are on training additional churches and working with those already trained to support sustainability...
  12. ncbi Perceived exercise barriers, enablers, and benefits among exercising and nonexercising adults with arthritis: results from a qualitative study
    Sara Wilcox
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:616-27. 2006
    ..This study examined perceived exercise barriers, benefits, and enablers in exercising and nonexercising adults with arthritis...
  13. pmc Results of the first year of active for life: translation of 2 evidence-based physical activity programs for older adults into community settings
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1201-9. 2006
    ..We evaluated the effects of 2 evidence-based physical activity interventions on self-reported physical activity and related outcomes in midlife and older adults...
  14. pmc Health care provider advice for African American adults not meeting health behavior recommendations
    Elizabeth A Fallon
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 1300 Wheat St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A45. 2006
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  15. ncbi Factors associated with physical activity among African-American men and women
    Melissa Bopp
    Department of Kinesiology, Community Health Institute, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:340-6. 2006
    ..Although correlates of PA have been studied in many populations, little is known about the influences on physical activity for African Americans, particularly African-American men...
  16. ncbi Correlates of self-regulation for physical activity among older adults
    Michelle Renee Umstattd
    Department of Health Science, University of Alabama, 108 East Annex, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:710-9. 2006
    ..To examine correlates of self-regulation (personal regulation of goal-directed behavior or performance) for physical activity (PA) in older adults...
  17. ncbi The exercise experience in adults with arthritis: a qualitative approach
    Cheryl A Der Ananian
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:731-44. 2006
    ..To examine perceptions of exercise prior to arthritis, the ways in which arthritis affects exercise behavior, and current exercise behaviors in people with arthritis...
  18. ncbi Understanding physical activity participation in members of an African American church: a qualitative study
    Melissa Bopp
    Department of Kinesiology, Community Health Institute, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Health Educ Res 22:815-26. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi Factors associated with exercise participation in adults with arthritis
    Cheryl Der Ananian
    Center for Research on Health and Aging, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 60608, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 16:125-43. 2008
    ..The results suggest the need to target exercise self-efficacy when designing exercise interventions. Results also suggest the need to tailor exercise programs to individuals' physical limitations...
  20. doi Exploring physical activity preferences
    Abby C King
    Ann Behav Med 35:123-4. 2008
  21. ncbi Self-regulation and physical activity: the relationship in older adults
    Michelle Renee Umstattd
    Department of Health Science, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0311, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:115-24. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between self-regulation and physical activity (PA) in older adults...
  22. pmc Using the RE-AIM framework to evaluate a physical activity intervention in churches
    Melissa Bopp
    Department of Kinesiology, 1A Natatorium, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A87. 2007
    ..It is based on a community-participation model designed to disseminate interventions through trained volunteer health directors...
  23. ncbi Perceived individual, social, and environmental factors for physical activity and walking
    Michelle L Granner
    School of Public Health, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:278-93. 2007
    ..Few studies have explored associations of individual, social, and environmental factors with physical activity and walking behavior...
  24. pmc Physical activity influences in a disadvantaged African American community and the communities' proposed solutions
    Sarah F Griffin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Heath, Education, and Human Development, Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:180-90. 2008
    ..Findings suggest that safety issues are an important factor for residents living in disadvantaged conditions and that the residents know how they want to make their neighborhoods healthier...
  25. ncbi Working across faith and science to improve the health of African Americans
    Marilyn A Laken
    College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S23-6. 2007
    ..Culture clashes present opportunities to strengthen partnerships and new activities to achieve mutual goals...
  26. ncbi Increasing physical activity among church members: community-based participatory research
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:131-8. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the effects of a volunteer-led statewide program to increase physical activity among members of African-American churches...
  27. ncbi Outcome expectations and physical activity participation in two samples of older women
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Health Psychol 11:65-77. 2006
    ..Women with high attainment, regardless of expectations, had the highest rates. Findings replicate and extend an earlier study and argue for a more dynamic conceptualization of outcome expectations...
  28. ncbi Correlates of self-efficacy for physical activity in African American women
    Elizabeth A Fallon
    University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, 1300 Wheat St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Women Health 41:47-62. 2005
    ..Thus, physical activity interventions for African-American women should include strategies to decrease social role constraint and offer safe activities for women with health conditions hindering physical activity...
  29. ncbi A qualitative study of exercise in older African American and white women in rural South Carolina: perceptions, barriers, and motivations
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Women Aging 17:37-53. 2005
    ..Other enablers included transportation, free facilities, and age-appropriate programs. Results indicate the need to tailor recommendations and advice to older women, and to consider the rural context in which they live...
  30. ncbi Quantitative study of correlates of physical activity in women from diverse racial/ethnic groups: Women's Cardiovascular Health Network Project--introduction and methodology
    Amy A Eyler
    Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:5-14. 2003
    ..The goal of the survey was to identify personal, social environmental, and physical environmental factors that are associated with physical activity status among diverse groups of women...
  31. ncbi Recreational physical activity and the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Cohort Study
    Anne McTiernan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    JAMA 290:1331-6. 2003
    ..Women who are physically active have a decreased risk for breast cancer, but the types, amounts, and timing of activity needed are unknown...
  32. ncbi Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in a diverse sample of women: The Women's Cardiovascular Health Network Project--summary and discussion
    Amy A Eyler
    Saint Louis University, School of Public Health, Prevention Research Center, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Women Health 36:123-34. 2002
    ..g., family priority) while some were unique (e.g., lack of community support). Assessing and addressing the issues raised should be considered when planning physical activity-interventions for these populations...
  33. ncbi Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in African American women
    Donna L Richter
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Women Health 36:91-109. 2002
    ..Potential community and work site interventions were suggested. Child care and monetary costs were frequently cited as barriers to physical activity...
  34. ncbi Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in a diverse sample of women: the Women's Cardiovascular Health Network Project--introduction and methodology
    Amy A Eyler
    is affiliated Saint Louis University, School of Public Health, Prevention Research Center, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Women Health 36:1-15. 2002
    ..Groups represented both urban and rural living environments. This article explains the basis for this project and the methodology used. Other articles in this series explain the results from the focus groups in detail...
  35. ncbi Vigorous leisure activity through women's adult life: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Cohort Study
    Kelly R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:945-53. 2002
    ..The perimenopausal period may be a critical juncture at which targeted and tailored interventions may help to achieve maintenance of physical activity into the postmenopausal period...
  36. ncbi An exercise program for women who are caring for relatives with dementia
    Cynthia M Castro
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1583, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:458-68. 2002
    ..This study describes factors related to retention and adherence to an exercise program for women caregivers...
  37. ncbi Correlates of physical activity among women from diverse racial/ethnic groups
    Amy E Eyler
    School of Public Health, Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:239-53. 2002
    ..Because physical activity plays a vital role in overall health, it is important to identify factors than can help increase physical activity rates for women...
  38. ncbi Effects of moderate-intensity exercise on physiological, behavioral, and emotional responses to family caregiving: a randomized controlled trial
    Abby C King
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy, Center for Research on Women s Health, Reproductive Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304 1583, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M26-36. 2002
    ..The study objective was to determine the health and quality-of-life effects of moderate-intensity exercise among older women family caregivers...
  39. ncbi Personal, social, and physical environmental correlates of physical activity in African-American women in South Carolina
    Barbara E Ainsworth
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:23-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship of personal, social, cultural, environmental, and policy variables with physical activity among women in ethnic minority groups...
  40. ncbi Quantitative study of correlates of physical activity in women from diverse racial/ethnic groups: The Women's Cardiovascular Health Network Project--summary and conclusions
    Amy A Eyler
    Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, St Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:93-103. 2003
    ..The goal of the survey was to identify personal, social environmental, cultural, and physical environmental factors that are associated with physical activity status among a diverse group of women...
  41. ncbi The effects of widowhood on physical and mental health, health behaviors, and health outcomes: The Women's Health Initiative
    Sara Wilcox
    University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Dept of Exercise Science, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Health Psychol 22:513-22. 2003
    ..Findings underscore the resilience of older women and their capacity to reestablish connections, but point to the need for services that strengthen social support among women who have difficulty during this transition...
  42. ncbi In their own voices: definitions and interpretations of physical activity
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Department of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State University, Mesa, Arizona 85212, USA
    Womens Health Issues 13:194-9. 2003
    ..g., "moderate", "vigorous"). Researchers must acknowledge and understand inconsistencies that arise and how these might influence design of, and responses to, self-report assessment of physical activity...
  43. ncbi Psychosocial and perceived environmental correlates of physical activity in rural and older african american and white women
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:P329-37. 2003
    ..These findings support the importance of multilevel influences on PA in older rural women and are useful for informing PA interventions...
  44. ncbi The effects of life events and interpersonal loss on exercise adherence in older adults
    Sara Wilcox
    Dept of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 12:117-30. 2004
    ..02), but home-based participation rates were unaffected. Life events, particularly interpersonal loss, appear to have a negative impact on exercise in women, and this effect appears greater for class-based than for home-based exercise...
  45. ncbi Correlates of strength training in older rural African American and Caucasian women
    Melissa Bopp
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 1300 Wheat Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Women Health 40:1-20. 2004
    ..This study identified correlates to participation in ST in older rural women and provides a basis for developing ST interventions in this population...
  46. ncbi A replicable process for redesigning ethnically relevant educational materials
    Deborah Parra-Medina
    Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:579-88. 2004
    ..We describe a replicable process used to redesign and tailor physical activity and diet education materials for African American women in the southeastern United States...
  47. ncbi Race differences in cardiovascular and cortisol responses to an interpersonal challenge in women who are family caregivers
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 1300 Wheat Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:17-24. 2005
    ..To examine race differences in psychosocial and psychophysiological responses to family caregiving...
  48. ncbi Factors influencing health-related quality of life in cardiac rehabilitation patients
    Meredith Jamieson
    Department of Exercise Science, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 17:124-31, 154. 2002
    ....
  49. pmc Factors that influence exercise among adults with arthritis in three activity levels
    Cheryl Der Ananian
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, M C 275, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Room 558, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A81. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi Test-retest reliability of a questionnaire on physical activity and its correlates among women from diverse racial and ethnic groups
    Kelly R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:15-22. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the test-retest reliability of a survey designed to measure physical activity and its correlates among women from diverse racial and ethnic groups...