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A review of correlates of physical activity of children and adolescents.
BACKGROUND Understanding the factors that influence physical activity can aid the design of more effective interventions. Previous reviews of correlates of youth physical activity have producedExpand
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A physical activity screening measure for use with adolescents in primary care.
OBJECTIVE To develop a reliable and valid physical activity screening measure for use with adolescents in primary care settings. STUDY DESIGN We conducted 2 studies to evaluate the test-retestExpand
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Evaluation of a two-year middle-school physical education intervention: M-SPAN.
PURPOSE School physical education (PE) is highly recommended as a means of promoting physical activity, and randomized studies of health-related PE interventions in middle schools have not beenExpand
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Environmental interventions for eating and physical activity: a randomized controlled trial in middle schools.
BACKGROUND Our objective was to evaluate the effects of environmental, policy, and social marketing interventions on physical activity and fat intake of middle school students on campus. DESIGNExpand
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The association of school environments with youth physical activity.
OBJECTIVES This study assessed the association of school environmental characteristics with student physical activity on campus. METHODS Physical activity areas (n = 137) at 24 public middleExpand
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Broad Reach and Targeted Recruitment Using Facebook for an Online Survey of Young Adult Substance Use
Background Studies of tobacco use and other health behaviors have reported great challenges in recruiting young adults. Social media is widely used by young adults in the United States and representsExpand
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Validity study of the K6 scale as a measure of moderate mental distress based on mental health treatment need and utilization.
The widely-used Kessler K6 non-specific distress scale screens for severe mental illness defined as a K6 score ≥ 13, estimated to afflict about 6% of US adults. The K6, as currently used, fails toExpand
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A meta-analysis of smoking cessation interventions with individuals in substance abuse treatment or recovery.
This meta-analysis examined outcomes of smoking cessation interventions evaluated in 19 randomized controlled trials with individuals in current addictions treatment or recovery. Smoking andExpand
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Association of Parent and Peer Support with Adolescent Physical Activity
Th e Council on Physical Education for Children (1998) and an international consensus group recommend thatyoung people accumulate 60 min ofmoderate or greater intensity activityon most daysofthe weekExpand
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Tobacco and marijuana use among adolescents and young adults: a systematic review of their co-use.
Tobacco (TOB) and marijuana (MJ) are the most widely used drugs among adolescents and young adults. The literature on their co-use, however, has not been systematically reviewed. We identified 163Expand
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