Articles

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Use and Nonuse of a Rail Trail Conversion for Physical Activity: Implications for Promoting Trail Use (with Julian A. Reed), Faculty Publications (2014)

There is limited research examining both use and nonuse of trails for physical activity. Purpose:...

 

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Experiences and Concerns of Family Caregivers Providing Support to People With Dementia: A Cross-Cultural Perspective (with Susan L. Ivey, Sarah B. Laditka, Winston Tseng, Renée L. Beard, Rui Liu, and David J. Fetterman), Faculty Publications (2013)

We examined experiences and concerns among caregivers of community-dwelling people with dementia from two ethnic...

 

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Travel to, and Use of, Twenty-One Michigan Trails (with Julian A. Reed, Lisa Grost, Christina Harvey, and Karah Mantinan), Faculty Publications (2013)

Objective and methods: This study examined trail use among 857 trail users on 21 trails...

 

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How Do Older People Describe Others With Cognitive Impairment? A Multiethnic Study in the United States (with Sarah B. Laditka, James N. Laditka, and Rui Liu), Faculty Publications (2013)

We studied how older people describe others with cognitive impairment. Forty-two focus groups represented African...

 

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Older Black Women’s Experiences Initiating and Maintaining Physical Activity: Implications for Theory and Practice (with Beau K. Greer and Ash Tucker), Faculty Publications (2013)

Using a semi-structured discussion guide, 15 interviews were conducted with physically active, older, Black women...

 

Conference Presentations

Dietary intake and supplement use among competitive powerlifters and Olympic lifters. (with Beau Kjerulf Greer, Mark DiSanto, and Anthony Caterisano), National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Meeting. (2012)

Purpose: The purpose of this pilot study was to examine dietary intake and supplement use...

 

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Comparing Demographic Features of Trail-Users Obtained via Direct Observation with Current Census Data (with Steven P. Hooker and Julian A. Reed), 135st APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (2007)

Studies describing characteristics of trail users are limited in number. The purpose of this study...

 

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Analyzing Contextual Elements Impacting the Physical Activity Levels of Trail Users on a Two-Mile Rail/Trail Conversion by Direct Observation (with Julian A. Reed, Steven P. Hooker, and Cheryl-Anne Arant), 135st APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (2007)

The majority of trail user data does not consider the environmental context perhaps impacting trail...