Steven P Hooker

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The California active aging community grant program: translating science into practice to promote physical activity in older adults
    Steven P Hooker
    Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:155-65. 2005
  2. pmc Perceptions of environmental supports for physical activity in African American and white adults in a rural county in South Carolina
    Steven P Hooker
    Research Associate Professor, Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29208
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A11. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of the walkable neighborhoods for seniors project in Sacramento County
    Steven P Hooker
    Department of Exercise Science at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:402-10. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Education and training in physical activity research and practice
    Steven P Hooker
    Prevention Research Center and Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street Room 117, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prev Med 49:294-6. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Effect of positive health factors and all-cause mortality in men
    Wonwoo Byun
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1632-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness reduces the risk of incident hypertension associated with a parental history of hypertension
    Robin P Shook
    Departments of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29201, USA
    Hypertension 59:1220-4. 2012
  7. pmc Self-rated health status and cardiorespiratory fitness as predictors of mortality in men
    Jennifer Gander
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:1095-100. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Independent and joint associations of physical activity and fitness on stroke in men
    John C Sieverdes
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 39:119-26. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Protective health factors and incident hypertension in men
    Jorge A Banda
    Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:599-605. 2010
  10. pmc The impact of combined health factors on cardiovascular disease mortality
    Jonathan A Mitchell
    Arnold School of Public Health, Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am Heart J 160:102-8. 2010

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint The California active aging community grant program: translating science into practice to promote physical activity in older adults
    Steven P Hooker
    Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Behav Med 29:155-65. 2005
    ..Attempts to study the translation of evidence-based physical activity interventions in community settings are scarce...
  2. pmc Perceptions of environmental supports for physical activity in African American and white adults in a rural county in South Carolina
    Steven P Hooker
    Research Associate Professor, Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29208
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A11. 2005
    ..This study examined the association between perceptions of social and safety-related environmental attributes and physical activity (PA) and walking in African American and white adults...
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of the walkable neighborhoods for seniors project in Sacramento County
    Steven P Hooker
    Department of Exercise Science at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:402-10. 2009
    ..Evaluation processes yield information on successes, challenges, and lessons learned that could be applied to similar efforts undertaken by community organizations to improve the walkability of neighborhoods for older adults...
  4. doi request reprint Education and training in physical activity research and practice
    Steven P Hooker
    Prevention Research Center and Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street Room 117, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prev Med 49:294-6. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Effect of positive health factors and all-cause mortality in men
    Wonwoo Byun
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1632-8. 2010
    ..Although several health-related factors are independently associated with diverse health outcomes, their combined affect on mortality has not been fully described...
  6. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness reduces the risk of incident hypertension associated with a parental history of hypertension
    Robin P Shook
    Departments of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29201, USA
    Hypertension 59:1220-4. 2012
    ..03). The significantly lower risk of developing hypertension when progressing from low- to high-fit groups among those with a parental history of hypertension has important clinical implications...
  7. pmc Self-rated health status and cardiorespiratory fitness as predictors of mortality in men
    Jennifer Gander
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:1095-100. 2011
    ..SRH and fitness were both associated with all-cause mortality in men. Fit men with good or excellent SRH live longer than unfit men with poor or fair SRH...
  8. doi request reprint Independent and joint associations of physical activity and fitness on stroke in men
    John C Sieverdes
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 39:119-26. 2011
    ..Recent studies have demonstrated that physical activity (PA) and cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) are independent predictors of stroke in men. The combined associations of these 2 factors are not well established...
  9. doi request reprint Protective health factors and incident hypertension in men
    Jorge A Banda
    Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:599-605. 2010
    ..Thus, we investigated the individual and combined effects of body mass index (BMI), smoking status, alcohol intake, physical activity (PA), and cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) on the incidence of hypertension in men...
  10. pmc The impact of combined health factors on cardiovascular disease mortality
    Jonathan A Mitchell
    Arnold School of Public Health, Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am Heart J 160:102-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the association between 5 modifiable health factors in combination on the risk of CVD mortality in a sample of adult men...
  11. pmc African American men's perspectives on promoting physical activity: "We're not that difficult to figure out!"
    Daniela B Friedman
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    J Health Commun 17:1151-70. 2012
    ..Findings will help in the marketing, design, implementation, and evaluation of culturally appropriate interventions to encourage physical activity among middle-aged and older African American men in the South...
  12. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness as a predictor of fatal and nonfatal stroke in asymptomatic women and men
    Steven P Hooker
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Stroke 39:2950-7. 2008
    ..This study examined the association between CRF and fatal and nonfatal stroke in a large cohort of asymptomatic women and men...
  13. pmc A prospective study of fasting plasma glucose and risk of stroke in asymptomatic men
    Xuemei Sui
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold Schoolof Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 86:1042-9. 2011
    ..To examine the association between levels of fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and incidence of stroke outcomes in a large cohort of asymptomatic men...
  14. pmc Exploring the feasibility of a physical activity intervention for midlife African American men
    Steven P Hooker
    Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Health Educ Res 26:732-8. 2011
    ..This study tested the initial efficacy of implementing a physical activity (PA) behavior change intervention for midlife African American (AA) men...
  15. ncbi request reprint Validation of the actical activity monitor in middle-aged and older adults
    Steven P Hooker
    Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:372-81. 2011
    ..This study was designed to validate the Actical activity monitor in middle-aged and older adults of varying body composition to develop accelerometer thresholds to distinguish between light and moderate intensity physical activity (PA)...
  16. doi request reprint Perceived environmental church support and physical activity among Black church members
    Meghan Baruth
    1University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Health Educ Behav 40:712-20. 2013
    ..Churches are an appealing setting for implementing health-related behavior change programs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Factors related to physical activity and recommended intervention strategies as told by midlife and older African American men
    Steven P Hooker
    Prevention Research Center, Department of Exercise Science University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:261-7. 2011
    ..This study derived pertinent information with personal interviews to develop a tailored physical activity (PA) intervention for AA men -45 years of age...
  18. doi request reprint Comparing physical activity measures in a diverse group of midlife and older adults
    Jorge A Banda
    Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:2251-7. 2010
    ..To compare self-report and objective measures of moderate- and vigorous-intensity physical activity (MVPA min┬Ěd(-1)) in midlife and older adults...
  19. pmc Patterns of Sedentary Behavior in US Middle-Age and Older Adults: The REGARDS Study
    Keith M Diaz
    1Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 2Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 3Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 4Institute for Social Research and School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 5Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 6Departments of Exercise Science and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC and 7School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 48:430-8. 2016
    ..The purposes of this study were to examine patterns of objectively measured sedentary behavior in a national cohort of US middle-age and older adults and to determine factors that influence prolonged sedentary behavior...
  20. doi request reprint Factors related to partner involvement in development of the US national physical activity plan
    Daniel B Bornstein
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:S8-S16. 2013
    ....
  21. pmc Metabolic syndrome and risk of cancer mortality in men
    Jason R Jaggers
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, United States
    Eur J Cancer 45:1831-8. 2009
    ..Little research has focused on pre-cancer risk factors that may affect the outcome of treatment. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between MetS and all-cancer mortality in men...
  22. pmc A prospective study of cardiorespiratory fitness and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Xuemei Sui
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:550-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the independent and joint associations of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and BMI with the incidence of type 2 diabetes in women...
  23. pmc Obtaining Accelerometer Data in a National Cohort of Black and White Adults
    Virginia J Howard
    1Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 2Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 3Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 4Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 5Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 6Departments of Exercise Science and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC and 7Exercise and Wellness Program, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 47:1531-7. 2015
    ..The objective of this study is to report methodological details and feasibility of conducting an accelerometer ancillary study in a large US cohort being followed for stroke and cognitive decline...
  24. pmc Sedentary behaviors increase risk of cardiovascular disease mortality in men
    Tatiana Y Warren
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:879-85. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between two sedentary behaviors (riding in a car and watching TV) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality in men in the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study...
  25. pmc Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Cognitive Function in Older Adults
    Wenfei Zhu
    1School of Physical Education, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi an, Shaanxi, China 2Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 3Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 4Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 5Departments of Exercise Science and Epidemiology Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 6Exercise Science and Health Promotion Program, College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
    Med Sci Sports Exerc . 2016
    ..To overcome limitations of self-report PA measures, this study investigated the association of accelerometer-measured PA with incident cognitive impairment and longitudinal cognition among older adults...
  26. pmc Alcohol consumption and risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in men
    Erin K Howie
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Aging Res 2011:805062. 2011
    ..Future research is needed to validate the current public health recommendations for alcohol consumption...
  27. pmc The contribution of dance to daily physical activity among adolescent girls
    Jennifer R O'Neill
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:87. 2011
    ....
  28. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and adiposity as mortality predictors in older adults
    Xuemei Sui
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    JAMA 298:2507-16. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Self-reported physical activity among South Carolina adults trying to maintain or lose weight
    Diana L Lattimore
    Department of Exercise Science, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    South Med J 98:19-22. 2005
    ..This study determined the proportion of South Carolinians trying to maintain or lose weight and within that subpopulation, the number who practiced a restricted diet and engaged in physical activity...

Research Grants3

  1. Factors Influencing Physical Activity in Older African American Men
    Steven Hooker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, PA can help reduce human suffering, offset premature death and disability, and improve quality of life for a segment of the population stricken by abysmal health - older AA men. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..