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Implementing and Monitoring Physical Activity Programs

Dianne Stanton Ward

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Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, a professor and director of the Intervention and Policy Division in the department of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ward has more than 30 years’ experience in the development and evaluation of physical activity programs for children and adolescents. She has received 10 years of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for intervention research and is a member of the NIH Study Section on Community Influences on Health Behavior, a Health of the Public Integrated Review Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ruth P. Saunders

Ruth P. Saunders, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health promotion, education, and behavior in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina Dr. Saunders has worked with physical activity interventions for children and adolescents for more than 10 years and has taught health behavior theory and health promotion program planning and evaluation for 20 years. She has also worked with schools and school districts on health and wellness issues for 18 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Russell R. Pate

Russell R. Pate, PhD, is a professor in the department of exercise science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Dr. Pate has 30 years of experience in researching the issues involved in physical activity interventions. In that time he has received 15 years of NIH funding for research in physical activity interventions. He has also served on the IOM panel for Preventing Childhood Obesity as well as the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Committee. In addition, Dr. Pate has served as president of the American College of Sports medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents

Human Kinetics, 2007

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...In chapters 7 and 9, we discussed planning your physical activity program (steps 1 and 2) and planning for measuring program effectiveness (step 3) (see figure 10.1). The last part of step 3 in the planning process is to monitor the program...

Physical Activity Behavior Unique to Children and Adolescents

Dianne Stanton Ward

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Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, a professor and director of the Intervention and Policy Division in the department of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ward has more than 30 years’ experience in the development and evaluation of physical activity programs for children and adolescents. She has received 10 years of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for intervention research and is a member of the NIH Study Section on Community Influences on Health Behavior, a Health of the Public Integrated Review Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ruth P. Saunders

Ruth P. Saunders, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health promotion, education, and behavior in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina Dr. Saunders has worked with physical activity interventions for children and adolescents for more than 10 years and has taught health behavior theory and health promotion program planning and evaluation for 20 years. She has also worked with schools and school districts on health and wellness issues for 18 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Russell R. Pate

Russell R. Pate, PhD, is a professor in the department of exercise science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Dr. Pate has 30 years of experience in researching the issues involved in physical activity interventions. In that time he has received 15 years of NIH funding for research in physical activity interventions. He has also served on the IOM panel for Preventing Childhood Obesity as well as the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Committee. In addition, Dr. Pate has served as president of the American College of Sports medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents

Human Kinetics, 2007

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... & Ward, 2003; Sirard, Ainsworth, McIver, & Pate, 2005). Even though children and younger adolescents are unable to drive an automobile, it seems clear that motorized transportation has largely replaced muscle-powered transportation as much...

Measuring Physical Activity

Dianne Stanton Ward

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Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, a professor and director of the Intervention and Policy Division in the department of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ward has more than 30 years’ experience in the development and evaluation of physical activity programs for children and adolescents. She has received 10 years of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for intervention research and is a member of the NIH Study Section on Community Influences on Health Behavior, a Health of the Public Integrated Review Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ruth P. Saunders

Ruth P. Saunders, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health promotion, education, and behavior in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina Dr. Saunders has worked with physical activity interventions for children and adolescents for more than 10 years and has taught health behavior theory and health promotion program planning and evaluation for 20 years. She has also worked with schools and school districts on health and wellness issues for 18 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Russell R. Pate

Russell R. Pate, PhD, is a professor in the department of exercise science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Dr. Pate has 30 years of experience in researching the issues involved in physical activity interventions. In that time he has received 15 years of NIH funding for research in physical activity interventions. He has also served on the IOM panel for Preventing Childhood Obesity as well as the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Committee. In addition, Dr. Pate has served as president of the American College of Sports medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook

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... performed or the physical or social setting in which the activity was undertaken. For best practices on the use of accelerometers, see the study by Ward and colleagues (2005). Actigraph accelerometer. In recent years, new...

School-Based Interventions

Dianne Stanton Ward

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Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, a professor and director of the Intervention and Policy Division in the department of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ward has more than 30 years’ experience in the development and evaluation of physical activity programs for children and adolescents. She has received 10 years of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for intervention research and is a member of the NIH Study Section on Community Influences on Health Behavior, a Health of the Public Integrated Review Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ruth P. Saunders

Ruth P. Saunders, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health promotion, education, and behavior in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina Dr. Saunders has worked with physical activity interventions for children and adolescents for more than 10 years and has taught health behavior theory and health promotion program planning and evaluation for 20 years. She has also worked with schools and school districts on health and wellness issues for 18 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Russell R. Pate

Russell R. Pate, PhD, is a professor in the department of exercise science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Dr. Pate has 30 years of experience in researching the issues involved in physical activity interventions. In that time he has received 15 years of NIH funding for research in physical activity interventions. He has also served on the IOM panel for Preventing Childhood Obesity as well as the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Committee. In addition, Dr. Pate has served as president of the American College of Sports medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents

Human Kinetics, 2007

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...Learning about theory and considering specific settings are cornerstones in the background research necessary for creating and implementing a new physical activity intervention. Additionally, a review of the published literature is useful...

Family-Based Interventions in Home and Health Care Settings

Dianne Stanton Ward

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Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, a professor and director of the Intervention and Policy Division in the department of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ward has more than 30 years’ experience in the development and evaluation of physical activity programs for children and adolescents. She has received 10 years of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for intervention research and is a member of the NIH Study Section on Community Influences on Health Behavior, a Health of the Public Integrated Review Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ruth P. Saunders

Ruth P. Saunders, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health promotion, education, and behavior in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina Dr. Saunders has worked with physical activity interventions for children and adolescents for more than 10 years and has taught health behavior theory and health promotion program planning and evaluation for 20 years. She has also worked with schools and school districts on health and wellness issues for 18 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Russell R. Pate

Russell R. Pate, PhD, is a professor in the department of exercise science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Dr. Pate has 30 years of experience in researching the issues involved in physical activity interventions. In that time he has received 15 years of NIH funding for research in physical activity interventions. He has also served on the IOM panel for Preventing Childhood Obesity as well as the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Committee. In addition, Dr. Pate has served as president of the American College of Sports medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook

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... to be active (Trost, Kerr, Ward, & Pate, 2001; Sallis et al., 1992). It is not important, however, to be athletic, to engage in any specialized sports, or to be a highly successful performer (Sallis, Prochaska, & Taylor, 2000). Regular walking...

Physical Activity Behavior Intervention

Dianne Stanton Ward

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Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, a professor and director of the Intervention and Policy Division in the department of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ward has more than 30 years’ experience in the development and evaluation of physical activity programs for children and adolescents. She has received 10 years of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for intervention research and is a member of the NIH Study Section on Community Influences on Health Behavior, a Health of the Public Integrated Review Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ruth P. Saunders

Ruth P. Saunders, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health promotion, education, and behavior in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina Dr. Saunders has worked with physical activity interventions for children and adolescents for more than 10 years and has taught health behavior theory and health promotion program planning and evaluation for 20 years. She has also worked with schools and school districts on health and wellness issues for 18 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Russell R. Pate

Russell R. Pate, PhD, is a professor in the department of exercise science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Dr. Pate has 30 years of experience in researching the issues involved in physical activity interventions. In that time he has received 15 years of NIH funding for research in physical activity interventions. He has also served on the IOM panel for Preventing Childhood Obesity as well as the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Committee. In addition, Dr. Pate has served as president of the American College of Sports medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents

Human Kinetics, 2007

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...As noted in chapters 1 and 2, physical activity behavior in young people is determined by a complex set of factors, including personal characteristics (e.g., age, sex, body weight), social environments (e.g., parents, teachers, siblings...

The Role of Theory in Understanding Physical Activity Behavior

Dianne Stanton Ward

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Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, a professor and director of the Intervention and Policy Division in the department of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ward has more than 30 years’ experience in the development and evaluation of physical activity programs for children and adolescents. She has received 10 years of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for intervention research and is a member of the NIH Study Section on Community Influences on Health Behavior, a Health of the Public Integrated Review Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ruth P. Saunders

Ruth P. Saunders, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health promotion, education, and behavior in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina Dr. Saunders has worked with physical activity interventions for children and adolescents for more than 10 years and has taught health behavior theory and health promotion program planning and evaluation for 20 years. She has also worked with schools and school districts on health and wellness issues for 18 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Russell R. Pate

Russell R. Pate, PhD, is a professor in the department of exercise science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Dr. Pate has 30 years of experience in researching the issues involved in physical activity interventions. In that time he has received 15 years of NIH funding for research in physical activity interventions. He has also served on the IOM panel for Preventing Childhood Obesity as well as the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Committee. In addition, Dr. Pate has served as president of the American College of Sports medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents

Human Kinetics, 2007

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...Physical activity declines over childhood, and many adolescents, especially girls, engage in little physical activity. More than a decade of research has indicated that many American children and adolescents are considered to be low-active...

Planning Physical Activity Programs

Dianne Stanton Ward

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Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, a professor and director of the Intervention and Policy Division in the department of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ward has more than 30 years’ experience in the development and evaluation of physical activity programs for children and adolescents. She has received 10 years of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for intervention research and is a member of the NIH Study Section on Community Influences on Health Behavior, a Health of the Public Integrated Review Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ruth P. Saunders

Ruth P. Saunders, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health promotion, education, and behavior in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina Dr. Saunders has worked with physical activity interventions for children and adolescents for more than 10 years and has taught health behavior theory and health promotion program planning and evaluation for 20 years. She has also worked with schools and school districts on health and wellness issues for 18 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Russell R. Pate

Russell R. Pate, PhD, is a professor in the department of exercise science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Dr. Pate has 30 years of experience in researching the issues involved in physical activity interventions. In that time he has received 15 years of NIH funding for research in physical activity interventions. He has also served on the IOM panel for Preventing Childhood Obesity as well as the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Committee. In addition, Dr. Pate has served as president of the American College of Sports medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents

Human Kinetics, 2007

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...In part I of this book, we introduced the nature of physical activity, theories about behavior, and settings in which to focus interventions. As noted in chapter 2, before planning an intervention, it is imperative to consider...

Planning for Physical Activity Program Evaluation

Dianne Stanton Ward

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Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, a professor and director of the Intervention and Policy Division in the department of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ward has more than 30 years’ experience in the development and evaluation of physical activity programs for children and adolescents. She has received 10 years of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for intervention research and is a member of the NIH Study Section on Community Influences on Health Behavior, a Health of the Public Integrated Review Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ruth P. Saunders

Ruth P. Saunders, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health promotion, education, and behavior in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina Dr. Saunders has worked with physical activity interventions for children and adolescents for more than 10 years and has taught health behavior theory and health promotion program planning and evaluation for 20 years. She has also worked with schools and school districts on health and wellness issues for 18 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Russell R. Pate

Russell R. Pate, PhD, is a professor in the department of exercise science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Dr. Pate has 30 years of experience in researching the issues involved in physical activity interventions. In that time he has received 15 years of NIH funding for research in physical activity interventions. He has also served on the IOM panel for Preventing Childhood Obesity as well as the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Committee. In addition, Dr. Pate has served as president of the American College of Sports medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents

Human Kinetics, 2007

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...The primary aim of any evaluation effort is to make improvements in programs. Program evaluation is one of the most thorough ways to determine how well an intervention has succeeded and to provide feedback for subsequent implementation...

Community Interventions

Dianne Stanton Ward

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Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, a professor and director of the Intervention and Policy Division in the department of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ward has more than 30 years’ experience in the development and evaluation of physical activity programs for children and adolescents. She has received 10 years of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for intervention research and is a member of the NIH Study Section on Community Influences on Health Behavior, a Health of the Public Integrated Review Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ruth P. Saunders

Ruth P. Saunders, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health promotion, education, and behavior in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina Dr. Saunders has worked with physical activity interventions for children and adolescents for more than 10 years and has taught health behavior theory and health promotion program planning and evaluation for 20 years. She has also worked with schools and school districts on health and wellness issues for 18 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Russell R. Pate

Russell R. Pate, PhD, is a professor in the department of exercise science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Dr. Pate has 30 years of experience in researching the issues involved in physical activity interventions. In that time he has received 15 years of NIH funding for research in physical activity interventions. He has also served on the IOM panel for Preventing Childhood Obesity as well as the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Committee. In addition, Dr. Pate has served as president of the American College of Sports medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents

Human Kinetics, 2007

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...Children and adolescents get most of their physical activity after school. They participate in sport programs, take dance or karate lessons, or just spend time riding bikes and playing with friends. On weekends and in the summers, young...