Paul M Gordon
Affiliation: West Virginia University
- Use of a community trail among new and habitual exercisers: a preliminary assessmentPaul M Gordon
West Virginia University, School of Medicine, Department of Human Performance and Exercise Science, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 1:A11. 2004..We evaluated physical activity patterns and trail use among new and habitually active exercisers using onsite trail interviews...
- Built environment and psychosocial factors associated with trail proximity and useChristiaan G Abildso
Sport and Exercise Psychology Program, West Virginia University School of Physical Education, Morgantown, WV, USA
Am J Health Behav 31:374-83. 2007..To explore the relationships among neighborhood built environment characteristics, psychosocial factors, perceived and objective proximity assessments, and use of a community rail-trail...
- Stages of change for weight management in postpartum womenDebra A Krummel
Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 104:1102-8. 2004..This study examined factors related to stages of change for weight-management behaviors in postpartum women...
- Resistin polymorphisms are associated with muscle, bone, and fat phenotypes in white men and womenEmidio E Pistilli
Division of Exercise Physiology, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 9227, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:392-402. 2007..The objective of this study was to examine the effects of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the human RST gene on muscle, bone, and adipose tissue phenotypes and in response to resistance training (RT)...
- Environmental perceptions related to physical activity in high- and low-risk countiesEmily Spangler-Murphy
Division of Exercise Physiology in the School of Medicine at West Virginia University in Morgantown, USA
Health Promot Pract 6:57-63. 2005..Thus a more conducive environment for physical activity was found in the low-risk county. Improving physical environments and individual perceptions could help increase physical activity behavior...
- ACTN3 genotype is associated with increases in muscle strength in response to resistance training in womenPriscilla M Clarkson
Dept of Exercise Science, Univ of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:154-63. 2005..01), suggesting that ACTN3 is one of many genes contributing to genetic variation in muscle performance and adaptation to exercise...
- The muscle strength and size response to upper arm, unilateral resistance training among adults who are overweight and obeseLinda S Pescatello
University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
J Strength Cond Res 21:307-13. 2007..These findings indicate the short-term relative and allometric muscle strength response to RT may be attenuated among adults who are overweight and obese...
- PPARalpha L162V underlies variation in serum triglycerides and subcutaneous fat volume in young malesJulieta Uthurralt
Research Center for Genetic Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
BMC Med Genet 8:55. 2007..We hypothesized that the study of younger populations would mitigate many confounding variables, and allow us to better define genetic predisposition loci for metabolic syndrome...