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Health Behaviors

Physical Activity

Klavestrand J, Vingard E. The relationship between physical activity and health-related quality of life: a systematic review of current evidence. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 2009;19(3):300-312. abstract

Rowald, L. (2006). Relationships among body mass index, physical activity status, and health-related quality of life in employed adults. Thesis (Ph.D.)--Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2006. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/144386804

Bize R, Johnson JA, Plotnikoff RC. Physical activity level and health-related quality of life in the general adult population: A systematic review. Prev Med 2007 ;45(6):401–415. abstract

Freelove-Charton J, Bowles HR, Hooker S. Health-related quality of life by level of physical activity in arthritic older adults with and without activity limitations. J Phys Act Health 2007;4(4):481-494. abstract

Kekkonen RA, Vasankari TJ, Vuorimaa T, Haahtela T, Julkunen I, Korpela R. The effect of probiotics on respiratory infections and gastrointestinal symptoms during training in marathon runners . International Journal of Sport Nutrition, and Exercise Metabolism 2007;17(4):352–263. abstract

Kruger J, Bowles HR, Jones DA, Ainsworth BE, Kohl HW. Health-related quality of life, BMI and physical activity among US adults (>=18 years): National Physical Activity and Weight Loss Survey, 2002. Int J Obesity 2007;31(2):321–327. See abstract http://www.nature.com/ijo/journal/v31/n2/full/0803386a.html#abs. See html http://www.nature.com/ijo/journal/v31/n2/full/0803386a.html

Rashad I. Cycling: an increasingly untouched source of physical and mental health—working paper 12929. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers February 2007. abstract pdf [175K]

Sugiyama T, Thompson CW. Older people's health, outdoor activity and supportiveness of neighbourhood environments. Landscape and F3 Planning 2007 (Nov);83(2–3):168–175.

Brown DW, Brown DR, Heath GW, Moriarty DG, Balluz L, Giles WH. Relationships between engaging in recommended levels of physical activity and health-related quality of life among hypertensive adults. Journal of Physical Activity & Health 2006;3(2):137–147. html

Mukamal KJ, Ding EL, Djoussé L. Alcohol consumption, physical activity, and chronic disease risk factors: a population-based cross-sectional survey. BMC Public Health 2006, 6:118 doi:10.1186/1471–2458–6–118. Published: 03 May 2006. abstract html pdf [260K]

Pierce JR, Denison AV, Arif AA, Rohrer JE. Living near a trail is associated with increased odds of walking among patients using community clinics. J Community Health 2006;31(4):289–302. abstract

Abell JE, Hootman JM, Zack MM, Moriarty D, Helmick CG. Physical activity and health related quality of life among people with arthritis. J Epidemiol Community Health 2005;59(5):380–385. abstract

Hesser JE, Jiang Y. Quality of Life indicators in relation to physical activity for Rhode Island adults, 2002. Medicine and Health-Rhode Island 2005;88(6):196–197. abstract

Smith DW, McFall SL. The relationship of diet and exercise for weight control and the quality of life gap associated with diabetes. J Psychosomatic Res 2005;59(6):385–392. abstract

Brown DW, Brown DR, Heath GW, Balluz L, Giles WH, Ford ES, Mokdad, AH. Associations between physical activity dose and health-related quality of life. Medi Sci Sports Exerc 2004;36(5):890–896. abstract

Frank E, Galuska DA, Elon LK, Wright EH. Personal and clinical exercise-related attitudes and behaviors of freshmen US medical students. Res Q Exercise & Sport 2004;75(2):112–121. abstract

Phillips M. Health Assessments: The key to unlocking funds? Parks & Recreation 2004;39(7):16.

Brown DW, Balluz LS, Heath GW, Moriarty DH, Ford ES, Giles WH, Mokdad AH. Associations between recommended levels of physical activity and health-related quality of life—Findings from the 2001 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Prev Med 2003;37:520–528. abstract

Greenlund KJ, Giles WH, Keenan NL, Croft JB, Mensah GA, Huston SL. Physician advice, patient actions, and health-related quality of life in secondary prevention of stroke through diet and exercise—The physician’s role in helping patients to increase physical activity and improve eating habits. Stroke 2002;33: 565–571. abstract html pdf [71K]

Unger JB. Sedentary lifestyle as a risk factor for self-reported poor physical and mental health. Am J Health Promot 1995;10(1):15–17. abstract

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