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Historical Perspectives on Physical Activity, Fitness, and Health

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 and Health

Human Kinetics, 2012

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... and its physiological adaptations to regular participation in exercise. In the early 20th century, one of the earliest exercise physiologists, R. Tait McKenzie of the University of Pennsylvania, began studying the effects of regular...

Assessing the Level of Physical Activity in Children

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 and Obesity

Human Kinetics, 2015

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... McIver, Dowda, Almeida and Pate 2006). It is burdensome and costly to researchers but provides information on a wide range of activity components and related factors. Participant burden is low, and reactivity is minimal, particularly in young...

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

Ebook

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... behavior among high school girls through increased activity time during physical education class and promotion of opportunities outside of class time (Pate et al., 2005). Behavioral Skill Development Physical activity leaders should...

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...

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

Ebook

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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

Ebook

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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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... people. More detailed reviews of these methods are available in other sources (Sirard & Pate, 2001; Pate & Sirard, 2000). Table 8.1 presents an overview of methods that are often used to measure physical activity in children and youth. Only...

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

Ebook

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... and community involvement, and healthy school environment (Pate et al., 2005). LEAP worked with school teachers and staff to modify the existing physical education curriculum in order to make it more attractive to girls and ensure that participants...

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

Ebook

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... identity (ethnic group) (Pate et al., 2000). Community physical activity settings might include the following: Schools (during and after school) Religious institutions (e.g., church youth groups) Social and fraternal organizations (e.g., Boy...

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...