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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422609/isotemporal-analysis-of-the-association-of-objectively-measured-physical-activity-with-depressive-symptoms-results-from-hispanic-community-health-study-study-of-latinos-hchs-sol
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Chad D Rethorst, Ashley E Moncrieft, Marc D Gellman, Elva M Arredondo, Christina Buelna, Shelia F Castañeda, Martha L Daviglus, Unab I Khan, Krista M Perreira, Daniela Sotres-Alvarez, Mark Stoutenberg
BACKGROUND: The burden of depression among Hispanics/Latinos indicates the need to identify factors related to depressive symptoms. This paper examines the relationship of physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior (SB) with depressive symptoms in Hispanic/Latinos. METHODS: The Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) is a population-based, cohort study of Hispanic/Latinos in four United States metropolitan areas. Objectively measured PA was coded into: sedentary behavior (SB), light-intensity (LPA), moderate-intensity (MPA), and vigorous-intensity (VPA); and the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale-10 assessed depressive symptoms...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422605/time-to-first-cigarette-physical-activity-and-pulmonary-function-in-middle-aged-to-older-adult-smokers
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Russell T Nye, Melissa Mercincavage, Steven A Branstette
BACKGROUND: How addiction severity relates to physical activity (PA), and if PA moderates the relation between PA and lung function among smokers is unknown. This study explored the independent and interactive associations of nicotine addiction severity and PA with lung function. METHODS: The study utilized cross-sectional data from 343 adult smokers aged 40-79 participating in the 2009-10 and 2011-12 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Assessed were the independent relations of nicotine addiction severity, as measured by the time to first cigarette (TTFC), and average daily minutes of moderate and vigorous PA with lung function ratio (FEV1/FVC)...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422589/energy-expenditure-in-vinyasa-yoga-versus-walking
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Sally A Sherman, Renee J Rogers, Kelliann K Davis, Ryan L Minster, Seth A Creasy, Nicole C Mullarkey, Matthew O'Dell, Patrick Donahue, John M Jakicic
Whether the energy cost of vinyasa yoga meets the criteria for moderate-to-vigorous physical activity has not been established. PURPOSE: To compare energy expenditure during acute bouts of vinyasa yoga and two walking protocols. METHODS: Participants (20 males, 18 females) performed 60-minute sessions of vinyasa yoga (YOGA), treadmill walking at a self-selected brisk pace (SELF), and treadmill walking at a pace that matched the heart rate of the YOGA session (HR-Match)...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422587/comparing-campers-physical-activity-levels-between-sport-education-and-traditional-instruction-in-a-residential-summer-camp
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Zachary Wahl-Alexander, Craig A Moorehead
BACKGROUND: To date, studies examining physical activity (PA) levels have largely been dedicated to the school setting, while there is little known about the activity levels of children who participate in traditional or summer day camps. METHODS: Participants were 83 11-12 year old campers who partook in either Sport Education or traditional instruction at a large residential summer camp. All lessons were video recorded and coded using the System for Observing Fitness Instruction Time (SOFIT), which categorizes PA levels as well as contextual characteristics...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422582/combining-activity-related-behaviors-and-attributes-improves-prediction-of-health-status-in-nhanes
#5
Sarah Kozey Keadle, Shirley Bluethmann, Charles Matthews, Barry I Graubard, Frank Perna
BACKGROUND: This paper tested whether a physical activity index (PAI) that integrates PA-related behaviors (i.e., moderate-vigorous [MVPA] and TV viewing) and performance measures (i.e., cardiorespiratory fitness and muscle strength) improves prediction of health status. METHODS: Participants were a nationally representative sample of US adults from 2011-2012 NHANES. Dependent variables (self-reported health status, multi-morbidity, functional limitations and metabolic syndrome) were dichotomized...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422573/results-from-the-first-french-report-card-on-physical-activity-for-children-and-adolescents-2016
#6
Julien Aucouturier, Caroline Ganière, Salomé Aubert, Fabien Riviere, Corinne Praznoczy, Anne Vuillemin, Mark S Tremblay, Martine Duclos, David Thivel
BACKGROUND: Many countries publish periodic Report Cards on physical activity for children and youth. This paper presents the results from the first French Report Card providing a systematic synthesis and assessment of the national engagements to facilitate childhood physical activity. METHODS: A search for nationally representative data on 8 indicators of physical activity was conducted and the data were assessed by an expert panel according to international procedures...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422572/effect-of-comprehensive-school-physical-activity-programming-on-cardio-metabolic-health-markers-in-children-from-low-income-schools
#7
Ryan D Burns, Timothy A Brusseau, James C Hannon
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a 36-week Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program on cardio-metabolic health markers in children from low-income schools. METHODS: Participants were 217 school-aged children (Mean age = 10.1 ± 1.1 years; 114 girls, 103 boys) recruited from five low-income elementary schools. Cardio-metabolic health markers were collected in a fasted state at two time-points, before commencement of the Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program and again before the conclusion of the academic school year...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422562/from-perception-to-action-the-mediating-role-of-parental-safety-concerns-on-adolescents-physical-activity
#8
Chia-Yuan Yu, Ayoung Woo
BACKGROUND: Parental safety concerns have been recognized as a critical determinant of adolescents' physical activity. However, it is still uncertain what factors relate to parental safety concern, and how they, in turn, affect adolescents' physical activity. This study explored the mediating relationships of parental safety concern on adolescents' physical activity by considering personal, social, and built environmental factors. METHODS: This cross-sectional analysis used the data from Growing Up in Ireland (GUI), a national study (N=5,212)...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422560/effect-of-physical-activity-intervention-in-prediabetes-a-systematic-review-with-meta-analysis
#9
Radhika Aditya Jadhav, Animesh Hazari, Ashma Monterio, Sampath Kuman, Arun G Maiya
BACKGROUND: Prediabetes is a strong risk factor for the development of Type2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM). Modification in lifestyle plays an important role to avoid the prognosis of T2DM and its complications in future. The aim of our study was to focus on the effectiveness of physical activity (PA) intervention program on different outcome measures in individuals with prediabetes. The effort of the present review was to contribute to the existing literature by strengthening the evidence pointing towards the positive impact of physical activity in individuals with prediabetes...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422556/the-acute-effects-of-breaking-up-seated-office-work-with-standing-or-light-intensity-walking-on-interstitial-glucose-concentration-a-randomised-crossover-trial
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Laura A Brocklebank, Rob C Andrews, Angie Page, Catherine L Falconer, Sam Leary, Ashley Cooper
BACKGROUND: The aim of this randomised, three-period, three-treatment crossover trial was to examine the acute effects of regularly breaking up seated office work with short bouts of standing or light-intensity walking on postprandial interstitial glucose concentration. METHODS: Seventeen middle-aged office workers performed three five-hour trial conditions at their workplace in a random order: 1) uninterrupted sitting; 2) sitting interrupted by two minutes of standing every 20 minutes; and 3) sitting interrupted by two minutes of light-intensity walking every 20 minutes...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422553/psychometric-properties-of-the-brazilian-portuguese-version-of-the-parmed-x-for-pregnancy
#11
Roberta Bgeginski, Diogo A DeSousa, Bruna M Barroso, Janete Vettorazzi, Michelle F Mottola, Felipe B Schuch, José Geraldo L Ramos
BACKGROUND: The Physical Activity Readiness Medical Examination (PARmed-X) for Pregnancy aims to facilitate the communication between the health care provider, the fitness professional and the pregnant woman. The purpose of the present study was to test the psychometric properties of the Brazilian Portuguese version of the PARmed-X for Pregnancy. METHODS: Reliability and validity of psychometric properties of the Brazilian Portuguese version of the PARmed-X for Pregnancy were tested in 107 women recruited from the Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422547/active-travel-behavior-in-a-border-region-of-texas-and-new-mexico-motivators-deterrents-and-characteristics
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Ipek N Sener, Richard J Lee
BACKGROUND: Active travel has been linked with improved transportation and health outcomes, such as reduced traffic congestion and air pollution, improved mobility, accessibility and equity, and increased physical and mental health. The purpose of this study was to better understand active travel characteristics, motivators, and deterrents in the El Paso, Texas, region. METHODS: A multimodal transportation survey brought together elements of transportation and health, with a focus on attitudinal characteristics...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422536/impact-of-lifestyle-strategies-on-longer-term-physical-activity-and-weight
#13
Margaret P Lott, Andrea Kriska, Emma Barinas-Mitchell, Li Wang, Kristi Storti, Daniel G Winger, Molly Conroy
BACKGROUND: Lifestyle interventions promote increased physical activity (PA) and weight loss; however, relapse to sedentary behavior and weight regain are common. METHODS: We analyzed baseline and 24-month data from participants in the Slow the Adverse Vascular Effects (SAVE) study. SAVE included an 18-month behavioral intervention. At 24 months, participants completed a survey about lifestyle strategies used in past six months. PA levels were assessed with the Modifiable Activity Questionnaire...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28290767/sedentary-behaviour-in-people-living-with-hiv-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#14
Davy Vancampfort, James Mugisha, Marc De Hert, Michel Probst, Brendon Stubbs
BACKGROUND: Sedentary behaviour is independently associated with an increased risk of poor mental health, developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and premature mortality. Despite the knowledge that CVD is one of the leading causes of non-AIDS related premature mortality in people living with HIV (PLWH), relatively little attention has been attributed to sedentary behaviour in this population. The aims of this meta-analysis were to: (a) establish the pooled mean time spent sedentary, (b) investigate predictors of sedentary levels, and (c) explore differences with age- and gender matched healthy controls...
March 14, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28290766/influence-of-school-schedules-on-physical-activity-patterns-in-primary-school-children-a-case-study-in-italy
#15
Massimiliano Pau, Federica Corona, Bruno Leban, Simona Piredda, Maria Marcella Vacca, Gioia Mura
BACKGROUND: Considering the relevant amount of time spent by children at school, it is essential to ensure that suitable levels of physical activity (PA) are guaranteed. This study aimed to assess possible changes induced in the amount and type of PA performed following the two schedules in Italian primary schools, namely regular and full time (30-40 h/week respectively). METHODS: A sample of 169 children wore a tri-axial accelerometer 24h/day for 7 consecutive days...
March 14, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28290765/subjective-responses-to-interval-and-continuous-exercise-in-adults-with-exercise-induced-bronchoconstriction
#16
Carley O'Neill, Shilpa Dogra
BACKGROUND: Exercise triggers asthma symptoms among adults with exercise induced bronchoconstriction (EIBC). This may lead to lower physical activity levels among this population. The purpose of this study was to assess perceived exertion (RPE), perceived breathlessness (RPD), affect (FS), and physical activity enjoyment during and following an acute bout of high intensity interval exercise (HIIE), moderate intensity interval (MIIE) and moderate intensity continuous exercise (MICE) in adults with EIBC...
March 14, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28290762/a-systematic-review-of-community-wide-media-physical-activity-campaigns-an-update-from-2010
#17
Lira Yun, Elaine M Ori, Younghan Lee, Allison Sivak, Tanya R Berry
BACKGROUND: Mass media campaign is an integral tool to influence physical activity participant behaviors. The purpose of the systematic review was to identify the effectiveness of mass media campaigns in promoting physical activity. METHODS: Literature update from 2010 January to 2016 September was conducted in 13 databases. Full text articles of 128 were screened, and 23 articles (18 campaigns) were selected from the initial 1,692 articles. RESULTS: All campaigns involved mass media advertisements to promote physical activity to general individuals (n = 2), adults (8), children (4), older-adults (2), and parents of children (n = 2)...
March 14, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28290761/comparison-between-wrist-worn-and-waist-worn-accelerometry
#18
Paul D Loprinzi, Brandee Smith
OBJECTIVE: To use the most recent ActiGraph model (GT9X) to compare counts per minute (CPM) estimates between wrist-worn and waist-worn attachment sites. METHODS: Participants completed two conditions (laboratory [N=13] and free-living conditions [N=9]), in which during both of these conditions they wore two ActiGraph GT9X accelerometers on their non-dominant wrist (side-by-side) and two ActiGraph GT9X accelerometers on their right hip in line with the midaxillary line (side-by-side)...
March 14, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28290750/validation-of-a-non-invasive-disposable-activity-monitor-for-clinical-applications
#19
Greg Welk, Youngwon Kim, Robin P Shook, Laura Ellingson, Roberto L Lobelo
BACKGROUND: The study evaluated the concurrent and criterion validity of a new, disposable activity monitor designed to provide objective data on physical activity and energy expenditure in clinical populations. METHODS: A sample of healthy adults (n = 52) wore the disposable Metria IH1 along with the established Sensewear armband (SWA) monitor for a 1-week period. Concurrent validity was examined by evaluating the statistical equivalence of estimates from the Metria and the SWA...
March 14, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28290748/acute-effects-of-walking-exercise-on-stair-negotiation-in-sedentary-and-physically-active-older-adults
#20
Marcos R Kunzler, Emmanuel S da Rocha, Maarten F Bobbert, Jacques Duysens, Felipe P Carpes
BACKGROUND: In negotiating stairs, low foot clearance increases the risk of tripping and a fall. Foot clearance may be related to physical fitness, which differs between active and sedentary participants, and be acutely affected by exercise. Impaired stair negotiation could be an acute response to exercise. Here we determined acute changes in foot clearances during stair walking in sedentary (n=15) and physically active older adults (n=15) after prolonged exercise. METHODS: Kinematic data were acquired during negotiation with a 3-steps staircase while participants walked at preferred speed, before and after a 30 min walking at preferred speed and using a treadmill...
March 14, 2017: Journal of Physical Activity & Health
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