Diana C Parra

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Walking for leisure among adults from three Brazilian cities and its association with perceived environment attributes and personal factors
    Grace A O Gomes
    Physical Education Departament, Bioscience Institute, Physical Activity, Health and Sport Laboratory NAFES, Unesp Univ Estadual Paulista, Rio Claro SP 13506 900, Brazil
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:111. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Household motor vehicle use and weight status among Colombian adults: are we driving our way towards obesity?
    Diana C Parra
    Fundación FES Social, División de salud, Carrera 7 No 73 55 oficina 1202, Bogota, Colombia
    Prev Med 49:179-83. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of the built environment associated with leisure-time physical activity among adults in Bogotá, Colombia: a multilevel study
    Luis F Gomez
    División de salud, Fundación FES Social, Bogota, Colombia
    J Phys Act Health 7:S196-203. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint An inside look at active transportation in Bogotá: a qualitative study
    Janeth Mosquera
    Health Division, FES Foundation, Bogota, Colombia
    J Phys Act Health 9:776-85. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Physical activity and health-related quality of life among adult women in Cali, Colombia: a cross-sectional study
    Luis F Gomez
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Social, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
    Qual Life Res 22:2351-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Time spent traveling in motor vehicles and its association with overweight and abdominal obesity in Colombian adults who do not own a car
    Alberto Flórez Pregonero
    Departamento de Formación, Facultad de Educacion, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
    Prev Med 54:402-4. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of life, physical activity, and built environment characteristics among colombian adults
    Olga L Sarmiento
    Dept of Social Medicine, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
    J Phys Act Health 7:S181-95. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint An inside look at active transportation in bogotá: a qualitative study
    Janeth Mosquera
    Health Division, FES Foundation, Bogota, Colombia
    J Phys Act Health 9:776-85. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Social capital, socioeconomic status, and health-related quality of life among older adults in Bogotá (Colombia)
    Diego I Lucumí
    Fundación para la Educación y el Desarrollo Social, Bogota, Colombia
    J Aging Health 27:730-50. 2015
  10. ncbi request reprint [Possible public health implications regarding associations between the degree of urbanisation and electronic media exposure amongst Colombian children]
    Luis F Gomez
    División de Salud Fundación FES Social, Bogota, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 10:505-16. 2008

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Publications12

  1. pmc Walking for leisure among adults from three Brazilian cities and its association with perceived environment attributes and personal factors
    Grace A O Gomes
    Physical Education Departament, Bioscience Institute, Physical Activity, Health and Sport Laboratory NAFES, Unesp Univ Estadual Paulista, Rio Claro SP 13506 900, Brazil
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:111. 2011
    ..However, most of the evidence on this topic derives from high-income countries and little is known about walking patterns and its association with environmental features in low and middle income countries...
  2. doi request reprint Household motor vehicle use and weight status among Colombian adults: are we driving our way towards obesity?
    Diana C Parra
    Fundación FES Social, División de salud, Carrera 7 No 73 55 oficina 1202, Bogota, Colombia
    Prev Med 49:179-83. 2009
    ..To determine the associations between household motor vehicle ownership and weight status among Colombian adults...
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of the built environment associated with leisure-time physical activity among adults in Bogotá, Colombia: a multilevel study
    Luis F Gomez
    División de salud, Fundación FES Social, Bogota, Colombia
    J Phys Act Health 7:S196-203. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the associations between objective built environment characteristics and LTPA...
  4. ncbi request reprint An inside look at active transportation in Bogotá: a qualitative study
    Janeth Mosquera
    Health Division, FES Foundation, Bogota, Colombia
    J Phys Act Health 9:776-85. 2012
    ..The health benefits of physical activity are well documented in scientific literature. Bicycling for transportation is a modality of physical activity that people can incorporate easily into their daily lives...
  5. doi request reprint Physical activity and health-related quality of life among adult women in Cali, Colombia: a cross-sectional study
    Luis F Gomez
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Social, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
    Qual Life Res 22:2351-8. 2013
    ..To examine the associations of leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and walking for transportation (WT) with the physical and mental dimensions of health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) among women...
  6. doi request reprint Time spent traveling in motor vehicles and its association with overweight and abdominal obesity in Colombian adults who do not own a car
    Alberto Flórez Pregonero
    Departamento de Formación, Facultad de Educacion, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
    Prev Med 54:402-4. 2012
    ..This study examined associations between time spent traveling in motor vehicles per week (TSTMV) and BMI and abdominal obesity (AO) among Colombian adults residing in urban areas who do not own car...
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of life, physical activity, and built environment characteristics among colombian adults
    Olga L Sarmiento
    Dept of Social Medicine, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
    J Phys Act Health 7:S181-95. 2010
    ..Studies assessing the association between health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) with physical activity (PA) and built environment (BE) characteristics are limited...
  8. ncbi request reprint An inside look at active transportation in bogotá: a qualitative study
    Janeth Mosquera
    Health Division, FES Foundation, Bogota, Colombia
    J Phys Act Health 9:776-85. 2012
    ..The health benefits of physical activity are well documented in scientific literature. Bicycling for transportation is a modality of physical activity that people can incorporate easily into their daily lives...
  9. doi request reprint Social capital, socioeconomic status, and health-related quality of life among older adults in Bogotá (Colombia)
    Diego I Lucumí
    Fundación para la Educación y el Desarrollo Social, Bogota, Colombia
    J Aging Health 27:730-50. 2015
    ..The main goal of this study was to evaluate the relationship between levels of cognitive social capital and health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Possible public health implications regarding associations between the degree of urbanisation and electronic media exposure amongst Colombian children]
    Luis F Gomez
    División de Salud Fundación FES Social, Bogota, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 10:505-16. 2008
    ..Determining the association between the degree of urbanisation and excessive television-viewing and video-game use amongst children aged 5 to 12 years old...
  11. ncbi request reprint [The relevance of urban environments and physical activity in older adults for Latin-America]
    Alexandra Hernandez
    Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 12:327-35. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint The dual burden of malnutrition in Colombia
    Olga L Sarmiento
    From the Department of Public Health, School of Medicine OLS and SAG, and the School of Law JG, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia the Program in Physical Therapy, School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO DCP the Center for Epidemiological Studies in Health and Nutrition, University of São Paulo NUPENS USP, Sao Paulo, Brazil DCP the Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA IG C and the Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia AYF
    Am J Clin Nutr 100:1628S-35S. 2014
    ..It is crucial to assess the prevalence of the dual burden of malnutrition in Colombia to better target programs and policies...