Preventive Medicine October 2009 Special Issue
The October 2009 issue (Vol. 49, Issue 4) of Preventive Medicine is titled Forum on Physical Activity Research and Funding, Prioritizing Physical Activity Promotion: A Public Health Imperative.
The issue focuses on the role of physical activity research in the current US scientific environment, and is founded on the observation: why is physical activity receiving much less public, institutional, and academic attention than diet?
Below you can find all articles contained in the 2009 Volume 49, Issue 4 special issue.
Imbalanced Diet vs. Sedentary Lifestyle: The Burden of History
Alfredo Morabia & Michael C. Costanza
Physical Activity: Cinderella or Rodney Dangerfield?
Antronette K. (Toni) Yancey & James F. Sallis
Physical Activity: Health Outcomes and Importance for Public Health Policy
William L. Haskell, Steven N. Blair, & James O. Hill
Evolution, Body Composition, Insulin Receptor Competition, and Insulin Resistance
S. Boyd Eaton, Loren Cordain, & Phillip B. Sparling
Why and How to Improve Physical Activity Promotion: Lessons from Behavioral Science and Related Fields
Abby C. King & James F. Sallis
Using Behavioral Economics to Promote Physical Activity
Frederick J. Zimmerman
Recommendations for Advancing Opportunities to Increase Physical Activity in Racial/Ethnic Minority Communities
Melicia C. Whitt-Glover, Carlos J. Crespo, & Jennie Joe
Education and Training in Physical Activity Research and Practice
Steven P. Hooker & David M. Buchner
Physical Activity Promotion: A Local and State Health Department Perspective
Paul Simon, Eloisa Gonzalez, David Ginsburg, Jennifer Abrams, & Jonathan Fielding
Putting Physical Activity into Public Health: A Historical Perspective from the CDC
Michael Pratt, Jacqueline N. Epping, & William H. Dietz
Promoting Physical Activity and Healthy Eating: Convergence in Framing the Role of Industry
Lori Dorfman & Antronette K. (Toni) Yancey
Developing Policy Solutions for a More Active Nation: Integrating Economic and Public Health Perspectives
Sara N. Bleich & Roland Sturm
International Perspectives on the Physical Inactivity Crisis - Structural Solutions Over Evidence Generation?
Adrian Bauman, Diane T. Finegood, & Victor Matsudo
Bridging the Gap: Translating Research into Policy and Practice
Ross C. Brownson & Ellen Jones
Physical Activity Promotion as a Strategic Corporate Priority to Improve Worker Health and Business Performance
Nicolaas P. Pronk & Thomas E. Kottke
"Live, Learn and Play". Building Strategic Alliances Between Professional Sports and Public Health
Antronette K. (Toni) Yancey, David Winfield, Judi Larsen, Michele Anderson, Portia Jackson, Jeff Overton, Shawn Wilson, Allen Rossum, & Shiriki Kumanyika
Promoting Physical Activity and Reducing Climate Change: Opportunities to Replace Short Car Trips with Active Transportation
Edward Maibach, Linda Steg, & Jillian Anable
Physically Active Lifestyles for All Americans: A Call to Action for Non-Profit Organizations
Colleen Doyle, Adrian Hutber, & William J. McCarthy
"Pushing" Physical Activity, and Justice
Robert Garcia, America Bracho, Patricia Cantero, & Beth A. Glenn
Creating Physical Activity-Promoting Community Environments: Time for a Breakthrough
Loel S. Solomon, Marion B. Standish, C. Tracy Orleans
Physical Activity Across the Curriculum (PAAC): A Randomized Controlled Trial to Promote Physical Activity and Diminish Overweight and Obesity in Elementary School Children
Joseph E. Donnelly, Jerry L. Greene, Cheryl A. Gibson, Bryan K. Smith, Richard A. Washburn, Debra K. Sullivan, Katrina DuBose, Matthew S. Mayo, Kristin H. Schmelzle, Joseph J. Ryan, Dennis J. Jacobsen, & Shannon L. Williams
The Meta-Volition Model: Organizational Leadership is the Key Ingredient in Getting Society Moving, Literally!
Antronette K. (Toni) Yancey