Peter James

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc "Spatial Energetics": Integrating Data From GPS, Accelerometry, and GIS to Address Obesity and Inactivity
    Peter James
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 51:792-800. 2016
  2. pmc Built Environment and Depression in Low-Income African Americans and Whites
    Peter James
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 52:74-84. 2017
  3. pmc Neighborhood walkability and particulate air pollution in a nationwide cohort of women
    Peter James
    Department of Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 142:703-11. 2015
  4. pmc Neighborhood Self-Selection: The Role of Pre-Move Health Factors on the Built and Socioeconomic Environment
    Peter James
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:12489-504. 2015
  5. pmc Comparing GPS, Log, Survey, and Accelerometry to Measure Physical Activity
    Peter James
    Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 40:123-31. 2016
  6. pmc Do minority and poor neighborhoods have higher access to fast-food restaurants in the United States?
    Peter James
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 401 Park Drive, 3rd Floor West, Boston, MA 02215, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 29:10-7. 2014
  7. pmc A health impact assessment of a proposed bill to decrease speed limits on local roads in Massachusetts (U.S.A.)
    Peter James
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:10269-91. 2014
  8. pmc Urban sprawl, physical activity, and body mass index: Nurses' Health Study and Nurses' Health Study II
    Peter James
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:369-75. 2013
  9. pmc Effects of buffer size and shape on associations between the built environment and energy balance
    Peter James
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 401 Park Dr, 3rd Floor West, Boston, MA 02215, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 27:162-70. 2014
  10. pmc A health impact assessment of proposed public transportation service cuts and fare increases in Boston, Massachusetts (U.S.A.)
    Peter James
    Departments of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:8010-24. 2014

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc "Spatial Energetics": Integrating Data From GPS, Accelerometry, and GIS to Address Obesity and Inactivity
    Peter James
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 51:792-800. 2016
    ..This article describes gaps in current practice and understanding and suggests solutions to move this promising area of research forward...
  2. pmc Built Environment and Depression in Low-Income African Americans and Whites
    Peter James
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 52:74-84. 2017
    ..Urban environments are associated with a higher risk of adverse mental health outcomes; however, it is unclear which specific components of the urban environment drive these associations...
  3. pmc Neighborhood walkability and particulate air pollution in a nationwide cohort of women
    Peter James
    Department of Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 142:703-11. 2015
    ..Features of neighborhoods associated with walkability (i.e., connectivity, accessibility, and density) may also be correlated with levels of ambient air pollution, which would attenuate the health benefits of walkability...
  4. pmc Neighborhood Self-Selection: The Role of Pre-Move Health Factors on the Built and Socioeconomic Environment
    Peter James
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:12489-504. 2015
    ..Generally, the magnitudes of associations between pre-move health factors and neighborhood measures were small and indicated that residential self-selection was not a major source of bias in analyses in this population. ..
  5. pmc Comparing GPS, Log, Survey, and Accelerometry to Measure Physical Activity
    Peter James
    Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 40:123-31. 2016
    ..We explored how objectively measured global positioning system (GPS) and accelerometer data match with travel logs and questionnaires in predicting trip duration and physical activity (PA)...
  6. pmc Do minority and poor neighborhoods have higher access to fast-food restaurants in the United States?
    Peter James
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 401 Park Drive, 3rd Floor West, Boston, MA 02215, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 29:10-7. 2014
    ..Disproportionate access to unhealthy foods in poor or minority neighborhoods may be a primary determinant of obesity disparities. We investigated whether fast-food access varies by Census block group (CBG) percent black and poverty...
  7. pmc A health impact assessment of a proposed bill to decrease speed limits on local roads in Massachusetts (U.S.A.)
    Peter James
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:10269-91. 2014
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  8. pmc Urban sprawl, physical activity, and body mass index: Nurses' Health Study and Nurses' Health Study II
    Peter James
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:369-75. 2013
    ..We evaluated the association between the county sprawl index, a measure of residential density and street accessibility, and physical activity and body mass index (BMI)...
  9. pmc Effects of buffer size and shape on associations between the built environment and energy balance
    Peter James
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 401 Park Dr, 3rd Floor West, Boston, MA 02215, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 27:162-70. 2014
    ..Linear regression results indicated that the scale and shape of buffers influenced study results and may partly explain the inconsistent findings in the built environment and energy balance literature. ..
  10. pmc A health impact assessment of proposed public transportation service cuts and fare increases in Boston, Massachusetts (U.S.A.)
    Peter James
    Departments of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:8010-24. 2014
    ..Including health costs in transportation decisions can lead to policy choices with both economic and public health benefits. ..
  11. pmc No Evidence of Reciprocal Associations between Daily Sleep and Physical Activity
    Jonathan A Mitchell
    1Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 2Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 3Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 4Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 5School of Psychology and Counseling, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA 6Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 7Department of Environmental Health and Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA 8Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management and Center for Geospatial Analytics, NC State University, Raleigh, NC 9Perelman School of Medicine and School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 48:1950-6. 2016
    ..This study aimed to determine whether physical activity patterns are associated with sleep later at night and if nighttime sleep is associated with physical activity patterns the next day among adult women...
  12. pmc Comparison of Accelerometry Methods for Estimating Physical Activity
    Jacqueline Kerr
    1UC San Diego, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, La Jolla, CA 2Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 3UC San Diego, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, La Jolla, CA 4Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, North Carolina State University Center for Geospatial Analytics, Center for Human Health and the Environment, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 5Perelman School of Medicine and School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 6Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 7Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 8Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA 9Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 10National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Med Sci Sports Exerc . 2016
    ..To compare physical activity estimates across different accelerometer wear locations, wear time protocols, and data processing techniques...
  13. pmc Exposure to Greenness and Mortality in a Nationwide Prospective Cohort Study of Women
    Peter James
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 124:1344-52. 2016
    ..Green, natural environments may ameliorate adverse environmental exposures (e.g., air pollution, noise, and extreme heat), increase physical activity and social engagement, and lower stress...
  14. pmc Long-term Particulate Matter Exposures during Adulthood and Risk of Breast Cancer Incidence in the Nurses' Health Study II Prospective Cohort
    Jaime E Hart
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25:1274-6. 2016
    ..We examined the association between particulate matter (PM) and measures of distance to roadway with the risk of incident breast cancer in the prospective nationwide Nurses' Health Study II (NHSII) cohort...
  15. pmc Retail Pharmacy Policy to End the Sale of Tobacco Products: What Is the Impact on Disparity in Neighborhood Density of Tobacco Outlets?
    Reginald D Tucker-Seeley
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25:1305-10. 2016
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  16. ncbi request reprint Direct and Indirect Associations Between the Built Environment and Leisure and Utilitarian Walking in Older Women
    Philip J Troped
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Behav Med . 2016
    ..The built environment predicts walking in older adults, but the degree to which associations between the objective built environment and walking for different purposes are mediated by environmental perceptions is unknown...