Physical Activity & Health Research Lab

Publications


2013

Nelson, R.K., Horowitz, J.F., Holleman, R.G., Swartz, A.M., Strath, S.J., Kriska, A.M., & Richardson, C.R. (2013). Daily physical activity predicts degree of insulin resistance: a cross-sectional observational study using the 2003-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. International Journal on Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. (Epub ahead of print) (Refereed).

Strath, S.J., Kaminsky, L.A., Ainsworth, B.E., Ekelund, U. Freedson, R.A., Richardson, C.R., Smith, D.T., & Swartz, A.M. (2013). Guide to the assessment of physical activity: clinical and research applications: a scientific statement from the American heart association. Circulation. (Epub ahead of print).

Walters, T.J., Kaschinske, K.A., Strath, S.J., Swartz, A.M., & Keenan, K.G. (2013). Validation of a portable EMG device to assess muscle activity during free-living situations. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 23(5), 1012-9.

Wheeler, L.A., Cashin, S.E., Klos, L.A., Rote, A.E., Clasey, J.L. & Swartz, A.M. (2013). Validation of a hand-help bioelectrical impedance device for the assessment of body fat in young and old adults compared to tetrapolar BIA using DXA as a reference. International Journal of Body Composition Research, 2(2), 59-66.

2012

Dondzila, C.J., Swartz, A.M., Miller, N.E., Lenz, E.K., & Strath, S.J. (2012). Accuracy of uploadable pedometers in laboratory, overground, and free-living conditions in young and older adults. International Journal on Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9(1), 143 (Refereed).

Gennuso, K.P., Zalewski, K., Cashin, S.E., & Strath, S.J. (2012). Resistance training congruent with minimal guidelines improves function in older adults: A pilot study. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. (Epub ahead of print) (Refereed).

Strath, S.J., Pfeiffer, K.A., & Whitt-Glover, M.C. (2012). Accelerometer use with children, older adults, and adults with functional limitations. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(Supplement), 77-85 (Refereed).

2011

Serwe, K., Swartz, A.M., Hart, T., Strath S.J. (2011). Effectiveness of long and short bout walking on increasing physical activity in women. Journal of Women’s Health, 20(2), 247-253.

Shields, M.R., Larson, C.L., A.M. Swartz, & Smith , J.C. (2011).Visual Threat Detection during Moderate and High Intensity Exercise. Emotion, 11(3), 572-581.

2010

Miller, N.E., Strath, S.J., Swartz, A.M., & Cashin, S.E. (2010). Estimating absolute and relative physical activity intensity across age via accelerometry in adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 158-170.

Muehlenbein, M.P., Hirschtick, J.L., Bonner, J.Z., & Swartz, A.M. (2010). Toward Quantifying the Usage Costs of Human Immunity: Altered Metabolic Rates and Hormone Levels During Acute Immune Activation in Men. American Journal of Human Biology, 22, 546–556

2009

Swartz, A.M., Strath, S.J., Miller, N.E., Grimm, E.K., Ewalt, L.A., Loy, M.S., & Gennuso, K.G. (2009). Validity of physical activity monitors in assessing energy expenditure in normal, overweight, and obese adults. The Open Sports Science Journal, 2, 58-64.

Strath, S.J., Swartz, A.M., Cashin, S.E. (2009). Ambulatory physical activity profiles of older adults. Journal of Aging & Physical Activity, 17, 46-56.

Kang, M., Bassett, D.R., Barreirra, T., Tudor-Locke, C., Ainsworth, B., Reis, J., Strath, S., & Swartz, A. (2009). How many days are enough? A study of 365 days of pedometer monitoring. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80, 1-9.

2008

Tudor-Locke, C., Bassett, Jr., D.R., Rutherford, W.J.,Ainsworth, B.E., Chan, C.B., Croteau, K., Giles-Corti, B., Le Masurier, G., Moreau, K., Mrozek, J., Oppert, J-M., Raustorp, A., Strath, S.J., Thompson, D.L., Whitt, M., Wilde, B., & Wojcik, J.R. (2008). BMI-referenced cut-points for pedometer-determined steps/day in adults. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 5, S126-S139.

Parker, S.J., Strath, S.J., & Swartz, A.M. (2008). Physical activity measurement in older adults: Relationships with mental health. Journal of Aging & Physical Activity, 16, 369-380.

Swartz, A.M., Strath, S.J., Parker, S.J. & Miller, N.E. (2008). The impact of body mass index and steps per day on blood pressure and fasting glucose in older adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 16, 188-200.

Richardson , C.R., Newton , T.L., Abraham, J.J., Sen, A., Jimbo, M. & Swartz, A.M. (2008). A Meta-Analysis of Pedometer-Based Walking Interventions and Weight Loss. Annals of Family Medicine, 6, 69-77.

2007

Swartz, A.M., Strath, S.J., Miller, N.E., Cashin, S.E. & Cieslik, L.J. (2007). Glucose control and walking in a multi-ethnic sample of older adults. Gerontology, 53, 454-461.

Strath, S.J., Swartz, A.M., Parker, S.J., Miller, N.E. & Cieslik, L.J. (2007). Walking and metabolic syndrome in older adults. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 4(3), 397-410.

Swartz, A.M., Strath, S.J., Parker, S.J., Miller, N.E. & Cieslik, L.J. (2007). Ambulatory activity and body mass index in white and non-white older adults. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 4(2), 294-304.

Ham , S.A. , Reis, J.P., Strath, S.J., Dubose, K.D., & Ainsworth, B.E. (2007). Discrepancies in identifying objectively determined physical activity bouts. Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise, 39, 52-58.

2005

Strath, S. J., Brage, S., & Ekelund, U. (2005). Integration of Physiological and Accelerometer Data to Improve Physical Activity Assessment. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 37, S563-S571.

Conger, S. A., Strath, S.J., & Bassett, Jr., D.R. (2005). Validity and reliability of the FitSense FS-1 Speedometer during walking and running. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 26(3), 208-13.

2004

Tudor-Locke, C., Bassett Jr., D.R., Swartz, A.M., Strath, S.J., Parr, B.B., Reis, J.P., DuBose, K.D., & Ainsworth, B.E. (2004). A preliminary study of one year of pedometer self-monitoring. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 28(3), 158-162.

Eisenmann, J. C., Strath, S.J., Shadrick,D., Rigsby, P., Hirsch, N., Jacobson, L. (2004). Validity of uniaxial accelerometry during activities of daily living in children. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 91, 259-263.

Strath, S.J., Bassett Jr., D.R., & Swartz, A.M. (2004). Comparison of the College Alumnus Questionnaire Physical Activity Index with objective monitoring. Annals of Epidemiology, 14(6), 409-415.

2003

Swartz, A.M., Strath, S.J., Bassett Jr., D.R., Moore , J.B., Redwine, B.A., Groer, M., & Thompson, D.L. (2003). Increasing daily walking improves glucose tolerance in overweight women. Preventive Medicine, 37(4), 356-362.

Swartz, A.M., Bassett Jr., D.R., Moore, J.B., Thompson, D.L., & Strath, S.J. (2003). Effects of body mass index on the accuracy of an electronic pedometer. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 24(8), 588-592.

Strath, S.J., Bassett Jr., D.R., & Swartz, A.M. (2003). Comparison of MTI accelerometer cut-points for predicting time spent in physical activity. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 24(4), 298-303.

Strath, S.J., Bassett Jr., D.R., Ham, S.A., & Swartz, A.M. (2003). Assessment of physical activity by telephone interview versus objective monitoring. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 35(12), 2112-2118.

2002

Swartz, A.M., Evans, M.J., King, G.A., & Thompson, D.L. (2002). Evaluation of a foot-to-foot bioelectrical impedance analyzer in highly active, moderately active and less active young men. British Journal of Nutrition, 88(2), 205-210.

Strath, S.J., Bassett Jr., D.R., Thompson, D.L., & Swartz, A.M. (2002). Validity of the simultaneous heart rate-motion sensor technique for measuring energy expenditure. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 34(5), 888-894.

2001

Strath, S.J., Bassett Jr., D.R., Swartz, A.M., & Thompson, D.L. (2001). Simultaneous heart rate-motion sensor technique to estimate energy expenditure. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 33(12), 2118-2123.

King, G.A., Fitzhugh, E.C., Bassett Jr., D.R., McLaughlin, J.E., Strath, S.J., Swartz, A.M., & Thompson, D.L. (2001). Relationship of leisure-time physical activity and occupational activity to the prevalence of obesity. International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders, 25(5), 606-612.

Bassett Jr., DR, Howley, E.T., Thompson, D.L., King, G.A., Strath , S.J., McLaughlin, J.E., & Parr, B.B. (2001). Validation of a computerized metabolic measurement system. Journal of Applied Physiology, 91, 218-224.

2000

Swartz, A.M., Strath, S.J., Bassett Jr., D.R., O'Brien, W.L., King, G.A., & Ainsworth, B.E. (2000). Estimation of energy expenditure using CSA accelerometers at hip and wrist sites. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32(9 Suppl), S450-456.

Strath, S.J., Swartz, A.M., Bassett Jr., D.R., O'Brien, W.L., King, G.A., & Ainsworth, B.E. (2000). Evaluation of heart rate as a method for assessing moderate intensity physical activity. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32(9 Suppl), S465-470.

Bassett Jr., D.R., Ainsworth, B.E., Swartz, A.M., Strath, S.J., O'Brien, W.L., & King, G.A. (2000). Validity of four motion sensors in measuring moderate intensity physical activity. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32(9 Suppl), S471-480.

Ainsworth, B.E., Haskell, W.L., Whitt, M.C., Irwin, M.L., Swartz, A.M., Strath, S.J., O'Brien, W.L., Bassett Jr., D.R., Schmitz, K.H., Emplaincourt, P.O., Jacobs, D.R., Jr., & Leon, A.S. (2000). Compendium of physical activities: an update of activity codes and MET intensities. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32(9 Suppl), S498-504.

Ainsworth, B.E., Bassett Jr., D.R., Strath, S.J., Swartz, A.M., O'Brien, W.L., Thompson, R.W., Jones, D.A., Macera, C.A., & Kimsey, C.D. (2000). Comparison of three methods for measuring the time spent in physical activity. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32(9 Suppl), S457-S464.