Karin A Pfeiffer

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Affiliation: Michigan State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Study of Health and Activity in Preschool Environments (SHAPES): study protocol for a randomized trial evaluating a multi-component physical activity intervention in preschool children
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, 308 West Circle Drive, 27R Intramural Rec Sports Circle, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:728. 2013
  2. pmc Project FIT: rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a school- and community-based intervention to address physical activity and healthy eating among low-income elementary school children
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:607. 2011
  3. ncbi Physical fitness and performance. Cardiorespiratory fitness in girls-change from middle to high school
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:2234-41. 2007
  4. doi Joint association of physical activity/screen time and diet on CVD risk factors in 10-year-old children
    Clemens Drenowatz
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Front Med 6:428-35. 2012
  5. doi Differences in energy expenditure between high- and low-volume training
    Clemens Drenowatz
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Eur J Sport Sci 13:422-30. 2013
  6. ncbi Factorial validity and invariance of the Physical Self-Description Questionnaire among black and white adolescent girls
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia Ramsey Student Center, 300 River Road, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:551-8. 2006
  7. doi Association between The Family Nutrition and Physical Activity Screening Tool and cardiovascular disease risk factors in 10-year old children
    Kimbo E Yee
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48223, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:314-20. 2011
  8. doi Physical activity and self-efficacy in normal and over-fat children
    Darijan Suton
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:635-40. 2013
  9. pmc Pilot intervention to increase physical activity among sedentary urban middle school girls: a two-group pretest-posttest quasi-experimental design
    Lorraine B Robbins
    Michigan State University College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Sch Nurs 28:302-15. 2012
  10. pmc Influence of socio-economic status on habitual physical activity and sedentary behavior in 8- to 11-year old children
    Clemens Drenowatz
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:214. 2010

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  1. pmc Study of Health and Activity in Preschool Environments (SHAPES): study protocol for a randomized trial evaluating a multi-component physical activity intervention in preschool children
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, 308 West Circle Drive, 27R Intramural Rec Sports Circle, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:728. 2013
    ..The purpose of this manuscript is to describe the study design and intervention protocol...
  2. pmc Project FIT: rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a school- and community-based intervention to address physical activity and healthy eating among low-income elementary school children
    Joey C Eisenmann
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:607. 2011
    ....
  3. ncbi Physical fitness and performance. Cardiorespiratory fitness in girls-change from middle to high school
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:2234-41. 2007
    ..To determine how factors are related to change in cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) across time in middle school girls followed through high school...
  4. doi Joint association of physical activity/screen time and diet on CVD risk factors in 10-year-old children
    Clemens Drenowatz
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Front Med 6:428-35. 2012
    ....
  5. doi Differences in energy expenditure between high- and low-volume training
    Clemens Drenowatz
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Eur J Sport Sci 13:422-30. 2013
    ..These results suggest that highly trained athletes do not compensate for increased training volume and reduce sedentary activities to allow for more training time...
  6. ncbi Factorial validity and invariance of the Physical Self-Description Questionnaire among black and white adolescent girls
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia Ramsey Student Center, 300 River Road, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:551-8. 2006
    ..Despite lower levels of physical activity, sport participation, and fitness and higher BMI, Black girls had similar self-esteem and higher physical self-concept and perceived appearance compared to White girls...
  7. doi Association between The Family Nutrition and Physical Activity Screening Tool and cardiovascular disease risk factors in 10-year old children
    Kimbo E Yee
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48223, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:314-20. 2011
    ..To examine the association of the Family Nutrition and Physical Activity (FNPA) screening tool with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in 10-year old children...
  8. doi Physical activity and self-efficacy in normal and over-fat children
    Darijan Suton
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:635-40. 2013
    ..To examine the independent and combined association of self-efficacy and fatness with physical activity in 5(th) grade children...
  9. pmc Pilot intervention to increase physical activity among sedentary urban middle school girls: a two-group pretest-posttest quasi-experimental design
    Lorraine B Robbins
    Michigan State University College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Sch Nurs 28:302-15. 2012
    ..47, p = .15), BMI z score (t = -1.19, p = .24), BMI percentile (t = -0.59, p = .56), percentage body fat (t = -0.86, p = .39), and waist circumference (t = -0.19, p = .85). Findings support testing with a larger sample...
  10. pmc Influence of socio-economic status on habitual physical activity and sedentary behavior in 8- to 11-year old children
    Clemens Drenowatz
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:214. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study, therefore, is to examine whether physical activity and sedentary behavior differs in children by socio-economic status (SES) independent of body mass index...
  11. pmc "Girls on the Move" intervention protocol for increasing physical activity among low-active underserved urban girls: a group randomized trial
    Lorraine B Robbins
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, 1355 Bogue Street, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:474. 2013
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  12. doi Energy expenditure and dietary intake during high-volume and low-volume training periods among male endurance athletes
    Clemens Drenowatz
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:199-205. 2012
    ..Because these athletes were generally consuming a Western diet, they may have required some support to achieve desirable intakes for health and performance...
  13. doi Junk food consumption and screen time: association with childhood adiposity
    Alexander H Montoye
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:395-403. 2013
    ..To determine the joint association of junk food consumption (JFC) and screen time (ST) with adiposity in children...
  14. doi Project FIT: A School, Community and Social Marketing Intervention Improves Healthy Eating Among Low-Income Elementary School Children
    Katherine Alaimo
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 48824, USA
    J Community Health 40:815-26. 2015
    ..Project FIT resulted in small but beneficial effects on consumption of fruits, vegetables, and whole grain bread in ethnically diverse low-income elementary school children...
  15. pmc Association of the Family Nutrition and Physical Activity Screening Tool with Weight Status, Percent Body Fat, and Acanthosis Nigricans in Children from a Low Socioeconomic, Urban Community
    Kimbo E Yee
    1 Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    Ethn Dis 25:399-404. 2015
    ..To examine the association of the Family Nutrition and Physical Activity (FNPA) screening tool with weight status, percent body fat, and acanthosis nigricans (AN) in 6- to 13-year-old children from a low socioeconomic, urban community...
  16. doi Maturity-related differences in physical activity among 10- to 12-year-old girls
    Clemens Drenowatz
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:18-22. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to establish the complex inter-relationships among adiposity, biological maturation, and energy expenditure during puberty...
  17. pmc Factors related to objectively measured physical activity in preschool children
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 21:196-208. 2009
    ..The NSA model included the latter two variables, explaining 35% of the variance. Demographic factors were correlates of PA; parent perceptions of children's...
  18. pmc Examining reach, dose, and fidelity of the "Girls on the Move" after-school physical activity club: a process evaluation
    Lorraine B Robbins
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, 1355 Bogue Street, East Lansing, MI, 48824, USA
    BMC Public Health 16:671. 2016
    ..The club is 1 of 3 components included in a 17-week intervention designed for 5th-8th grade girls, the majority of whom were of minority and/or low socioeconomic status...
  19. pmc Evaluating Mailed Motivational, Individually Tailored Postcard Boosters for Promoting Girls' Postintervention Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity
    Marion Bakhoya
    Marion Bakhoya, BS, is Graduate Student, Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing Jiying Ling, PhD, RN, is Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing Karin A Pfeiffer, PhD, is Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing Lorraine B Robbins, PhD, RN, FNP BC, FAAN, is Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing
    Nurs Res 65:415-20. 2016
    ..Ways to optimize boosters to assist girls to attain adequate moderate-to-vigorous physical activity following an intervention are unknown...
  20. pmc (S)Partners for Heart Health: a school-based program for enhancing physical activity and nutrition to promote cardiovascular health in 5th grade students
    Joseph J Carlson
    Department of Radiology, Division of Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:420. 2008
    ..Secondary aims include promoting school staff and parental support for heart health to help children achieve their goals and to provide experiential learning and service for MSU health profession students for academic credit...
  21. pmc Treatment fidelity of motivational interviewing delivered by a school nurse to increase girls' physical activity
    Lorraine B Robbins
    Michigan State University College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Sch Nurs 28:70-8. 2012
    ..9%) girls completed all three sessions. An initial motivational interviewing training workshop followed by evaluation of audiotaped sessions with constructive feedback can result in successful and consistent delivery by a school nurse...
  22. ncbi Physical self-concept and self-esteem mediate cross-sectional relations of physical activity and sport participation with depression symptoms among adolescent girls
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Health Psychol 25:396-407. 2006
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  23. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness in urban adolescent girls: associations with race and pubertal status
    Catherine Gammon
    a Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Sports Sci 35:29-34. 2017
    ..Associations between fitness and race/puberty appear to be independent of each other and vigorous PA. Pubertally advanced AA girls represent a priority group for fitness interventions...
  24. pmc Biological and Sociocultural Differences in Perceived Barriers to Physical Activity Among Fifth- to Seventh-Grade Urban Girls
    Amber L Vermeesch
    Amber L Vermeesch, PhD, MSN, RN, FNP c, is Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Portland, Oregon Jiying Ling, PhD, MS, RN, is Assistant Professor of Nursing and Vicki R Voskuil, MS, RN, CPNP, is Doctoral Candidate, College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing Marion Bakhoya, BS, is Former MS Kinesiology Student, Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing Stacey M Wesolek, MS, is Project Manager and Kelly A Bourne, MS, is Measurement Coordinator, College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing Karin A Pfeiffer, PhD, is Associate Professor of Kinesiology, Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing Lorraine B Robbins, PhD, RN, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi
    Nurs Res 64:342-50. 2015
    ..Inadequate physical activity (PA) contributes to the high prevalence of overweight and obesity among U.S. adolescent girls. Barriers preventing adolescent girls from meeting PA guidelines have not been thoroughly examined...
  25. pmc Enhancing Aerobic Exercise with a Novel Virtual Exercise Buddy Based on the Köhler Effect
    Emery J Max
    1 Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    Games Health J 5:252-7. 2016
    ..We tested the viability of the Köhler effect in an AVG with an SGP over 12 exercise sessions using a cycle ergometer and whether a fatiguing partner (FP) could further boost the effect...
  26. ncbi Race differences in activity, fitness, and BMI in female eighth graders categorized by sports participation status
    John R Sirard
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 20:198-210. 2008
    ..Whereas PA intervention programs that incorporate a sports-team component could benefit all girls, African-American girls could be specifically targeted because of their lower physical activity...
  27. ncbi Physical activity among children attending preschools
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1258-63. 2004
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  28. ncbi Validation and calibration of the Actical accelerometer in preschool children
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:152-7. 2006
    ..The Actical accelerometer is a promising tool for measurement of PA in young children. The purpose of this study was to calibrate and validate the Actical accelerometer for use with 3- to 5-yr-old children...
  29. ncbi Factorial validity and invariance of the center for epidemiologic studies depression (CES-D) scale in a sample of black and white adolescent girls
    Derek P Hales
    Department of Exercise Science The University of Georgia Ramsey Student Center, 300 River Road Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:1-8. 2006
    ..Item uniquenesses were not invariant. Our results support the hypothesis that a meaningful comparison of composite CES-D scores can be made between Black and White girls in the 12th grade...
  30. ncbi Motivational factors associated with sports program participation in middle school students
    John R Sirard
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:696-703. 2006
    ....
  31. pmc Physical activities in adolescent girls: variability in energy expenditure
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:328-31. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the variability in energy expenditure for selected physical activities among adolescent girls...
  32. ncbi Validation and calibration of an accelerometer in preschool children
    Russell R Pate
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:2000-6. 2006
    ..Studies of physical activity in young children are limited by the lack of valid and acceptable measures. The purpose of this study was to calibrate and validate the ActiGraph accelerometer for use with 3- to 5-year-old children...
  33. pmc Family support for physical activity in girls from 8th to 12th grade in South Carolina
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, 921 Assembly Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Prev Med 44:153-9. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between perceived family support and other selected correlates of physical activity (PA) with changes in PA over time...
  34. ncbi Associations among physical activity, health indicators, and employment in 12th grade girls
    Marsha Dowda
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1331-9. 2007
    ..This study compared physical activity, sedentary behaviors, and other health indicators between 1381 employed and nonemployed 12th grade girls...
  35. ncbi Predictors of physical activity in the transition after high school among young women
    Deborah B Horn
    Dept of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, CHSPR Fellow, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:275-85. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with physical activity (PA) in women during the first year following high school...
  36. ncbi Daily steps in midlife and older adults: relationship with demographic, self-rated health, and self-reported physical activity
    Tamara Payn
    Bodytuning, Darien, CT, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 79:128-32. 2008
    ..These findings support previous evidence in younger populations suggesting that the recommended minimal level of health-related PA may be achieved despite not accumulating 10,000 steps/day...
  37. ncbi Reliability and validity of the Borg and OMNI rating of perceived exertion scales in adolescent girls
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Exercise Science, 730 Devine St, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:2057-61. 2002
    ..To examine the reliability and validity of the Borg and OMNI rating of perceived exertion (RPE) scales in adolescent girls during treadmill exercise...