Barbara B Brown

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Neighborhood design for walking and biking: physical activity and body mass index
    Barbara B Brown
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0080, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:231-8. 2013
  2. pmc Mixed land use and walkability: Variations in land use measures and relationships with BMI, overweight, and obesity
    Barbara B Brown
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, 225 S 1400 E RM 228, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0080, USA
    Health Place 15:1130-41. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint A new rail stop: tracking moderate physical activity bouts and ridership
    Barbara B Brown
    Family and Consumer Studies Department, University of Utah, 225 S 1400 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0080, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:306-9. 2007
  4. pmc Re-visiting the relationship between neighbourhood environment and BMI: an instrumental variables approach to correcting for residential selection bias
    Cathleen D Zick
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, 225 South 1400 East, Room 220, 84112, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:27. 2013
  5. pmc Running to the store? The relationship between neighborhood environments and the risk of obesity
    Cathleen D Zick
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:1493-500. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Walkability and body mass index density, design, and new diversity measures
    Ken R Smith
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, 225 S 1400 E RM 228, University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT 84112 0080, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:237-44. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Are you what your mother weighs? Evaluating the impact of maternal weight trajectories on youth overweight
    Lori Kowaleski-Jones
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 0080, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:680-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Moderate to vigorous physical activity and weight outcomes: does every minute count?
    Jessie X Fan
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, 225 South 1400 East, AEB 228, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0080, USA
    Am J Health Promot 28:41-9. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Using accelerometer feedback to identify walking destinations, activity overestimates, and stealth exercise in obese and nonobese individuals
    Barbara B Brown
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:882-93. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint A Complete Street Intervention for Walking to Transit, Non-Transit Walking, and Bicycling: A Quasi-Experimental Demonstration of Increased Use
    Barbara B Brown
    1 Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    J Phys Act Health . 2016

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Publications19

  1. pmc Neighborhood design for walking and biking: physical activity and body mass index
    Barbara B Brown
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0080, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:231-8. 2013
    ..Neighborhood designs often relate to physical activity and to BMI...
  2. pmc Mixed land use and walkability: Variations in land use measures and relationships with BMI, overweight, and obesity
    Barbara B Brown
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, 225 S 1400 E RM 228, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0080, USA
    Health Place 15:1130-41. 2009
    ..Thus the presence of walkable land uses, rather than their equal mixture, relates to healthy weight...
  3. ncbi request reprint A new rail stop: tracking moderate physical activity bouts and ridership
    Barbara B Brown
    Family and Consumer Studies Department, University of Utah, 225 S 1400 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0080, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:306-9. 2007
    ..The natural intervention of a new light-rail stop in a neighborhood is examined for relationships with ridership and moderate-activity bouts...
  4. pmc Re-visiting the relationship between neighbourhood environment and BMI: an instrumental variables approach to correcting for residential selection bias
    Cathleen D Zick
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, 225 South 1400 East, Room 220, 84112, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:27. 2013
    ..In cross-sectional studies, non-random residential selection impedes researchers' ability to conclude that neighbourhood environments cause these outcomes...
  5. pmc Running to the store? The relationship between neighborhood environments and the risk of obesity
    Cathleen D Zick
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:1493-500. 2009
    ..Finally, multiple food options within a neighborhood reduce BMI/obesity risk, relative to no food options, for individuals living in either low-income or non-low neighborhoods...
  6. doi request reprint Walkability and body mass index density, design, and new diversity measures
    Ken R Smith
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, 225 S 1400 E RM 228, University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT 84112 0080, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:237-44. 2008
    ..S. have increased interest in community designs that encourage healthy weight. This study relates neighborhood walkability-density, pedestrian-friendly design, and two novel measures of land-use diversity-to residents' excess weight...
  7. doi request reprint Are you what your mother weighs? Evaluating the impact of maternal weight trajectories on youth overweight
    Lori Kowaleski-Jones
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 0080, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:680-6. 2010
    ..Maternal weight histories offer additional insights about the youth's home environment that are associated with the risk of a youth being overweight...
  8. doi request reprint Moderate to vigorous physical activity and weight outcomes: does every minute count?
    Jessie X Fan
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, 225 South 1400 East, AEB 228, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0080, USA
    Am J Health Promot 28:41-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to test if moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in less than the recommended ≥10-minute bouts related to weight outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Using accelerometer feedback to identify walking destinations, activity overestimates, and stealth exercise in obese and nonobese individuals
    Barbara B Brown
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:882-93. 2008
    ..Accelerometer output feedback might enable assessment of recall biases for moderate bouts by obese and nonobese individuals; accelerometry might also help residents recall destinations for moderate-intensity walking bouts...
  10. ncbi request reprint A Complete Street Intervention for Walking to Transit, Non-Transit Walking, and Bicycling: A Quasi-Experimental Demonstration of Increased Use
    Barbara B Brown
    1 Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    J Phys Act Health . 2016
    ..Complete streets require evaluation to determine if they encourage active transportation...
  11. pmc Walkable new urban LEED_Neighborhood-Development (LEED-ND) community design and children's physical activity: selection, environmental, or catalyst effects?
    Robert B Stevens
    Masters of Public Policy Program, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:139. 2011
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  12. pmc Environmental, behavioral, and psychological predictors of transit ridership: Evidence from a community intervention
    Barbara B Brown
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Huntsman Cancer Institute, 225 S 1400 E RM 228, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    J Environ Psychol 46:188-196. 2016
    ..Thus, place attachment, along with physical and health conditions, may be important predictors and promoters of transit use...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical activity during the transition from adolescence to adulthood
    Cathleen D Zick
    Dept of Family and Consumer Studies and Institute for Public and International Affairs, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:125-37. 2007
    ..We examine how age, life course roles, and contextual variables relate to both the composition and the overall level of physical activity in late adolescence and early adulthood...
  14. pmc Evaluating the attractiveness of a new light rail extension: Testing simple change and displacement change hypotheses
    Carol M Werner
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, 380 S 1530 E, Salt Lake City 84112, UT, USA
    Transp Policy (Oxf) 45:15-23. 2016
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  15. pmc Changes in bicycling over time associated with a new bike lane: relations with kilocalories energy expenditure and body mass index
    Barbara B Brown
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Huntsman Cancer Institute, 225 S 1400 E RM 228, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Transp Health 3:357-365. 2016
    ..These results suggest that cycling is healthy, but that sustaining rates of cycling will be an important goal for future policy and research...
  16. pmc Geographic scale matters in detecting the relationship between neighbourhood food environments and obesity risk: an analysis of driver license records in Salt Lake County, Utah
    Jessie X Fan
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    BMJ Open 4:e005458. 2014
    ..The purpose of this paper was to examine how various neighbourhood geographic scales affected the estimated relationship between food environments and obesity risk...
  17. pmc Physical activity mediates the relationship between perceived crime safety and obesity
    Barbara B Brown
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Huntsman Cancer Institute, 225 S 1400 E RM 228, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Prev Med 66:140-4. 2014
    ..The current cross-sectional study tests whether low perceived crime safety is associated with body mass index (BMI) and obesity risk and whether less moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) accounts for part of this relationship...
  18. pmc Adding maps (GPS) to accelerometry data to improve study participants' recall of physical activity: a methodological advance in physical activity research
    Barbara B Brown
    Department of Family and Consumer Studies, Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Br J Sports Med 48:1054-8. 2014
    ..Obtaining the 'when, where and why' of healthy bouts of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) provides insights into natural PA...
  19. doi request reprint Increasing preschoolers' physical activity intensities: an activity-friendly preschool playground intervention
    James C Hannon
    University of Utah, College of Health, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, 250 South, 1850 East, Room 206, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Prev Med 46:532-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to see if portable play equipment added to a preschool playground resulted in higher intensities of physical activity among 3-5-year-old children...