Christine M Hoehner

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association between neighborhood walkability, cardiorespiratory fitness and body-mass index
    Christine M Hoehner
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8100, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Soc Sci Med 73:1707-16. 2011
  2. pmc Commuting distance, cardiorespiratory fitness, and metabolic risk
    Christine M Hoehner
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8100, St Louis MO 63110, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:571-8. 2012
  3. pmc Concordance of commercial data sources for neighborhood-effects studies
    Christine M Hoehner
    Department of Surgery and The Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Urban Health 87:713-25. 2010
  4. doi Perceived environmental correlates of physical activity for leisure and transportation in Curitiba, Brazil
    Diana C Parra
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prev Med 52:234-8. 2011
  5. ncbi Physical activity interventions in Latin America: expanding and classifying the evidence
    Christine M Hoehner
    Division of Public Health Sciences and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:e31-40. 2013
  6. pmc Measuring the built environment for physical activity: state of the science
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S99-123.e12. 2009
  7. pmc Assessing physical activity in public parks in Brazil using systematic observation
    Diana C Parra
    Washington University in St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1420-6. 2010
  8. ncbi Indicators of activity-friendly communities: an evidence-based consensus process
    Laura K Brennan Ramirez
    Transtria LLC, St Louis, Missouri 63139, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:515-24. 2006
  9. pmc Scaling up of physical activity interventions in Brazil: how partnerships and research evidence contributed to policy action
    Diana C Parra
    1 Washington University in St Louis, Prevention Research Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Glob Health Promot 20:5-12. 2013
  10. ncbi Parks promoting physical activity: synthesis of findings from interventions in seven national parks
    Christine M Hoehner
    Dept of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:S67-81. 2010

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Association between neighborhood walkability, cardiorespiratory fitness and body-mass index
    Christine M Hoehner
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8100, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Soc Sci Med 73:1707-16. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, stronger causal evidence depends on more robust study designs and sophisticated measures of the environment, behavior, and their physiological consequences...
  2. pmc Commuting distance, cardiorespiratory fitness, and metabolic risk
    Christine M Hoehner
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8100, St Louis MO 63110, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:571-8. 2012
    ..Limited evidence exists on the metabolic and cardiovascular risk correlates of commuting by vehicle, a habitual form of sedentary behavior...
  3. pmc Concordance of commercial data sources for neighborhood-effects studies
    Christine M Hoehner
    Department of Surgery and The Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Urban Health 87:713-25. 2010
    ..6%), employee size (weighted kappa = 0.63), and sales volume (weighted kappa = 0.04). Researchers should cautiously interpret findings when using these commercial databases to yield measures of the neighborhood environment...
  4. doi Perceived environmental correlates of physical activity for leisure and transportation in Curitiba, Brazil
    Diana C Parra
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prev Med 52:234-8. 2011
    ..Physical activity (PA) has consistently been associated with perceived environmental characteristics...
  5. ncbi Physical activity interventions in Latin America: expanding and classifying the evidence
    Christine M Hoehner
    Division of Public Health Sciences and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:e31-40. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Measuring the built environment for physical activity: state of the science
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S99-123.e12. 2009
    ..In particular, further research is needed to improve the technical quality of measures, understand the relevance to various population groups, and understand the utility of measures for science and public health...
  7. pmc Assessing physical activity in public parks in Brazil using systematic observation
    Diana C Parra
    Washington University in St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1420-6. 2010
    ..We assessed park use in Recife, Brazil, and differences in physical activity and occupation rates in public parks with and without the Academia da Cidade Program (ACP), which provides cost-free, supervised physical activity classes...
  8. ncbi Indicators of activity-friendly communities: an evidence-based consensus process
    Laura K Brennan Ramirez
    Transtria LLC, St Louis, Missouri 63139, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:515-24. 2006
    ..Investigators used a systematic review process to identify key indicators of activity-friendly communities that can assess and improve opportunities for regular physical activity...
  9. pmc Scaling up of physical activity interventions in Brazil: how partnerships and research evidence contributed to policy action
    Diana C Parra
    1 Washington University in St Louis, Prevention Research Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Glob Health Promot 20:5-12. 2013
    ..This example of scaling up is unprecedented for promoting health in the region and is an example that must be followed and evaluated...
  10. ncbi Parks promoting physical activity: synthesis of findings from interventions in seven national parks
    Christine M Hoehner
    Dept of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:S67-81. 2010
    ..We synthesized the results of 7 National Park Service pilot interventions designed to increase awareness of the health benefits from participation in recreation at national parks and to increase physical activity by park visitors...
  11. doi Page Avenue health impact assessment: building on diverse partnerships and evidence to promote a healthy community
    Christine M Hoehner
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Health Place 18:85-95. 2012
    ..It is hoped that this case study will inform future HIAs...
  12. ncbi How reliably do community members audit the neighborhood environment for its support of physical activity? Implications for participatory research
    Christine M Hoehner
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:270-7. 2006
    ..60). With some formal training, this audit tool may be useful for advocacy and participatory research to assess the activity friendliness of neighborhood environments...
  13. ncbi Perceived and objective environmental measures and physical activity among urban adults
    Christine M Hoehner
    Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:105-16. 2005
    ..However, few studies have simultaneously assessed perceptions and objectively measured environmental factors and their relative association with transportation or recreational physical activity...
  14. ncbi Active neighborhood checklist: a user-friendly and reliable tool for assessing activity friendliness
    Christine M Hoehner
    Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63014, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:534-7. 2007
    ..To test the reliability of the Active Neighborhood Checklist (the Checklist), a user-friendly audit tool for assessing neighborhood environmental supports for physical activity...
  15. pmc Development and reliability testing of the Worksite and Energy Balance Survey
    Christine M Hoehner
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:S105-13. 2013
    ..Development of psychometrically sound measures of worksite environments and policy supports for physical activity and healthy eating are needed for use in public health research and practice...
  16. pmc Designing for dissemination among public health researchers: findings from a national survey in the United States
    Ross C Brownson
    Washington University in St Louis, 621 Skinker Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1693-9. 2013
    ..We have described the practice of designing for dissemination among researchers in the United States with the intent of identifying gaps and areas for improvement...
  17. doi Physical activity interventions in Latin America: a systematic review
    Christine M Hoehner
    Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:224-233. 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi Opportunities for integrating public health and urban planning approaches to promote active community environments
    Christine M Hoehner
    Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:14-20. 2003
    ..By collaborating to build synergism in research and dissemination, public health and urban planning professionals can enhance efforts to increase the number of communities that promote active living...