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Genetics of Obesity

Physical Activity and Obesity

Human Kinetics, 2015

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... linkage studies with data on more than 31,000 individuals from 10,000 families of European origin (Saunders, Chiodini, Sham, Lewis, Abkevich, Adeyemo, et al. 2007). Despite substantial power, no locus could be unequivocally linked to BMI...

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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... the hours from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in after-school programs operated by public, private nonprofit, or private for-profit organizations. Between 1981 and 1997, children’s discretionary time declined about 12%, or 7 to 8 hours per week (Sturm,...

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

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...Evidence from previous research studies has shown that families provide key support for youth activity. In this chapter, we present information on specific interventions that have focused on families, as well as program ideas that can...

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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... environment (context) (Steckler & Linnan, 2002; Baranowski & Stables, 2000; Saunders, Evans, & Joshi, 2006). Definitions and examples of these process evaluation elements are provided in table 10.2. Evaluation Questions As stated earlier,...

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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...Physical activity might seem like a simple behavior. Indeed, we often take for granted the activity that is a part of our day-to-day lives. For children and youth, physical activity might appear to be second nature, and certainly we tend...

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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... of their physical appearance (Neumark-Sztainer et al., 2003, p. 48). Parents and school leaders all expressed support for the continuation of the program. LEAP: Lifestyle Education for Activity Project LEAP was a physical activity promotion...

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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... reported, the child provides a rating of the intensity with which he recalls engaging in the activity. For example, a child might recall that the dominant activity engaged in during the 3 to 3:30 p.m. time block was soccer. The child would consult...

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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... APPROACHES EXAMPLES Physical activity Program participants Self-reported measures PDPAR, 3DPAR SAPAC Objective measures Direct observation (CARS, OSRAC-P) Pedometry Accelerometry Adults involved with program participants...

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

Ebook

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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...