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The Activity Support Scale for Multiple Groups (ACTS-MG): Child-reported physical activity parenting in African American and non-Hispanic White families.
Behav Med
PUBLISHED: 10-29-2014
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ABSTRACT This study aimed to assess the psychometric properties of a child-report, multidimensional measure of physical activity (PA) parenting, the Activity Support Scale for Multiple Groups (ACTS-MG), in African American and non-Hispanic white families. The ACTS-MG was administered to children aged 5 to 12 years. A three factor model of PA parenting (Modeling of PA, Logistic Support, and Restricting Access to Screen-based Activities) was tested separately for mother's and fathers' PA parenting. The proposed three-factor structure was supported in both racial groups for mothers' PA parenting and in the African American sample for fathers' PA parenting. Factorial invariance between racial groups was demonstrated for mother's PA parenting. Building on a previous study examining the ACTS-MG parent-report, this study supports the use of the ACTS-MG child-report for mothers' PA parenting. However, further research is required to investigate the measurement of fathers' PA parenting across racial groups.
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Assessing environmental support for better health: active living opportunity audits in rural communities in the southern United States.
Prev Med
PUBLISHED: 05-21-2014
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Leisure-time physical activity in the United States is lower rural areas and the South and has been linked to socioeconomic and environmental aspects of where people live. The purpose of this study is to assess the built environment and policies for physical activity in rural communities.
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Caregiver perceptions of the food marketing environment of African-American 3-11-year-olds: a qualitative study.
Public Health Nutr
PUBLISHED: 07-05-2013
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To assess caregivers’ perceptions of the extent to which the food marketing environment influences food consumption among African-American children (aged 3–11 years) in order to generate potential strategies to make the marketing environment more favourable to healthier eating.
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The associations of perceived neighborhood disorder and physical activity with obesity among African American adolescents.
BMC Public Health
PUBLISHED: 04-25-2013
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According to recent research studies, the built and socioeconomic contexts of neighborhoods are associated with African American adolescents participation in physical activity and obesity status. However, few research efforts have been devoted to understand how African American adolescents perceptions of their neighborhood environments may affect physical activity behaviors and obesity status. The objective of the current study was to use a perceived neighborhood disorder conceptual framework to examine whether physical activity mediated the relationship between perceived neighborhood disorder and obesity status among African American adolescents.
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Component analysis and initial validity of the exercise fear avoidance scale.
Am J Health Behav
PUBLISHED: 02-14-2013
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To develop the Exercise Fear Avoidance Scale (EFAS) to measure fear of exercise-induced discomfort.
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Predictors of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in African American young adolescents.
Ann Behav Med
PUBLISHED: 01-22-2013
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African American adolescents residing in the South are at increased risk for obesity and physical inactivity, yet our understanding of potential influences is limited.
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Predictors of retention of African American women in a walking program.
Am J Health Behav
PUBLISHED: 06-15-2011
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To predict retention of African American women 6 months after initiating a community walking program.
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Is dietary fat "fattening"? A comprehensive research synthesis.
Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr
PUBLISHED: 09-11-2010
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The goal of this research synthesis was to separate and articulate questions that had clear meaning, were empirically addressable, and were germane to the broad question "Is fat fattening?" Four such questions addressing the effect of varying the proportion of dietary fat on body weight and body fat were formulated. A comprehensive review of electronic citation databases was conducted to identify studies that addressed each question. The results of the studies addressing each question were tabulated and summarized, and an answer for each question was formulated. The results indicated that whether "fat is fattening" depends on exactly what one means by the question. It is apparent that under conditions of energy deficit, high-fat diets lead to greater weight loss than low-fat diets, but under ad libitum feeding conditions, instructing persons to follow a low-fat diet promotes loss of body weight and body fat. For one question, studies were few but convincing that altering the proportion of energy from fat in daily snacks has no effect on weight, while for another there were not enough studies available to answer the question with confidence. General recommendations to reduce dietary fat to promote weight loss or maintenance in all circumstances may merit reconsideration.
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Measuring parental support for childrens physical activity in white and African American parents: the Activity Support Scale for Multiple Groups (ACTS-MG).
Prev Med
PUBLISHED: 08-11-2010
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The Activity Support Scale (ACTS) was expanded for use with African American families. Its factorial invariance and internal reliability were examined for non-Hispanic white and African American parents.
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Fruit and vegetable pricing by demographic factors in the Birmingham, Alabama, metropolitan area, 2004-2005.
Prev Chronic Dis
PUBLISHED: 06-15-2010
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Fruit and vegetable cost may influence consumption. Because the contextual environment influences food outlet type and availability, we wanted to determine whether neighborhood demographics were associated with prices of fruits and vegetables.
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Ten putative contributors to the obesity epidemic.
Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr
PUBLISHED: 12-05-2009
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The obesity epidemic is a global issue and shows no signs of abating, while the cause of this epidemic remains unclear. Marketing practices of energy-dense foods and institutionally-driven declines in physical activity are the alleged perpetrators for the epidemic, despite a lack of solid evidence to demonstrate their causal role. While both may contribute to obesity, we call attention to their unquestioned dominance in program funding and public efforts to reduce obesity, and propose several alternative putative contributors that would benefit from equal consideration and attention. Evidence for microorganisms, epigenetics, increasing maternal age, greater fecundity among people with higher adiposity, assortative mating, sleep debt, endocrine disruptors, pharmaceutical iatrogenesis, reduction in variability of ambient temperatures, and intrauterine and intergenerational effects as contributing factors to the obesity epidemic are reviewed herein. While the evidence is strong for some contributors such as pharmaceutical-induced weight gain, it is still emerging for other reviewed factors. Considering the role of such putative etiological factors of obesity may lead to comprehensive, cause specific, and effective strategies for prevention and treatment of this global epidemic.
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Use of the Nominal Group Technique (NGT) to understand the perceptions of the healthiness of foods associated with African Americans.
Eval Program Plann
PUBLISHED: 07-10-2009
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To determine the degree of overlap between foods considered part of African American (AA) culture and those considered to be healthy.
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