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Epstein LH, Saelens BE, Giancola O'Brien J.
Effects of reinforcing increases in active versus decreases in sedentary behavior for obese children
. Int J Behav Med 1995;2:41-50.
Saelens BE, Epstein LH.
Reinforcing value of food in obese and non-obese women
. Appetite 1996:27:41-50.
Epstein LH, Saelens BE, Myers MD, Vito D.
The effects of decreasing sedentary behaviors on activity choice in obese children
. Health Psychol 1997;16:107-113.
Coleman KJ, Saelens BE, Wiedrich-Smith MD, Finn JD, Epstein LH.
Relationships between TriTrac-R3D vectors, heart rate, and self-report in obese children
. Med Sci Sports Exerc 1997;29:1535-1542.
Epstein LH, Myers MD, Raynor H, Saelens BE.
Treatment of pediatric obesity
. Pediatrics 1998;101: 554-570.
Saelens BE, Epstein LH.
Behavioral engineering of activity choice in obese children
. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 1998;22:275-277.
Jelalian E, Saelens BE.
Empirically supported treatments in pediatric psychology: pediatric obesity
. J Pediatr Psychol 1999;24:223-248.
Saelens BE, Epstein LH.
The rate of sedentary activities determines the reinforcing value of physical activity
. Health Psychol 1999;18:655-659.
Saelens BE, Myers MD, Epstein LH.
Maternal child feeding practices and obesity: A discordant sibling analysis
. Int J Eat Disord 2000;27:459-463.
Sallis JF, Saelens BE.
Assessment of physical activity by self-report: status, limitations, and future directions
. Res Q Exerc Sport 2000;71:1-14.
Saelens BE, Gehrman CA, Sallis JF, Calfas KJ, Sarkin JA, Caparosa S. Use of self-management strategies in a two-year cognitive-behavioral intervention to promote physical activity. Behav Ther 2000;31:365-379.
Epstein LH, Paluch RA, Gordy CC, Saelens BE, Ernst MM.
Problem solving in the treatment of childhood obesity
. J Consult Clin Psychol 2000;68:717-721.
Epstein LH, Paluch RA, Saelens BE, Ernst MM, Wilfley DE.
Changes in eating disorder symptoms with pediatric obesity treatment
. J Pediatri 2001;139:58-65.
Patrick K, Sallis JF, Prochaska JJ, Lydston DD, Calfas KJ, Zabinski MF, Wilfley DE, Saelens BE, Brown DR.
A multi-component program for nutrition and physical activity change in primary care: PACE+ for adolescents
. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2001;155:940-946.
RI, Saelens BE, Zoler Dounchis J, Lewczyk CM, Swenson AK, Wilfley DE. Treatment of eating disorders in women: current knowledge and future directions. Couns Psychol 2001;29:695-732.
Saelens BE, Sallis JF, Wilfley DE, Patrick K, Cella JA, Buchta R.
Behavioral weight control for overweight adolescents initiated in primary care
. Obes Res 2002:10:22-32.
Saelens BE, Sallis JF, Nader PR, Broyles SL, Berry CC, Taras HL.
Home environmental influences on children's television watching from early to middle childhood
. J Dev Behav Pediatr 2002;23:127-132.
, Welch RR, Stein RI, Spurrell EB, Cohen LR, Saelens BE, Dounchis JZ, Frank MA, Wiseman CV, Matt GE.
A randomized comparison of group cognitive-behavioral therapy and group interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of binge eating disorder
. Arch Gen Psychiatry 2002;59:713-721.
Saelens BE, Jelalian E, Kukene D.
Physician weight counseling for adolescents
. Clin Pediatr 2002;41:575-585.
Saelens BE, Sallis JF, Frank LD.
Environmental correlates of walking and cycling: findings from the transportation, urban design, and planning literatures
. Ann Behav Med 2003;25:80-91.
Zabinski MF, Saelens BE, Stein RI, Hayden HA, Wilfley DE.
Overweight children's barriers to and support for physical activity
. Obes Res 2003;11:238-246.
Saelens BE, McGrath AM. Self-monitoring and adolescent weight control efficacy. Child Health Care 2003;32:137-152.
Saelens BE, Sallis JF, Black J, Chen D.
Neighborhood-based differences in physical activity: An environment scale evaluation
. Am J Public Health 2003;93:1552-1558. PMCID: PMC1448009.
De Bourdeaudhuij I, Sallis JF, Saelens BE.
Environmental correlates of physical activity in a sample of Belgian adults
. Am J Health Promot 2003;18:83-92.
Brownson RC, Chang JJ, Eyler AA, Ainsworth BE, Kirtland KA, Saelens BE, Sallis JF.
Measuring the environment for physical activity: a comparison of three questionnaires
. Am J Public Health 2004;94:473-483. PMCID: PMC1448279.
Sallis JF, Frank LD, Saelens BE, Kraft MK. Active transportation and physical activity: opportunities for collaboration on transportation and public health research. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 2004;38:249-268.
Zeller MH, Saelens BE, Roehrig H, Kirk S, Daniels SR.
Psychological adjustment of obese youth presenting for weight management treatment
Obes Res 2004;12:1576-1586.
Atkinson JL, Sallis JF, Saelens BE, Glass KL, Black JB.
The association of neighborhood design and recreational environments with physical activity
Am J Health Promot
Leslie E, Saelens BE, Frank L, Owen N, Bauman A, Coffee N, Hugo G.
Residents' perceptions of walkability attributes in objectively different neighbourhoods: a pilot study.
Health Place 2005;11:227-236
Frank LD, Schmid TL, Sallis JF, Chapman J, Saelens BE.
Linking objectively measured physical activity with objectively measured urban form: Findings from SMARTRAQ
. Am J Prev Med 2005;28:117-125.
Glanz K, Sallis JF, Saelens BE, Frank LD.
Healthy nutrition environments: concepts and measures
. Am J Health Promot 2005;19:330-333.
Hayden-Wade HA, Stein RI, Ghaderi A, Saelens BE, Zabinski MF, Wilfey DE.
Prevalence, characteristics, and correlates of teasing experiences among overweight children versus non-overweight peers
. Obes Res 2005;13:1381-1392.
Frank LD, Sallis JF, Conway TL, Chapman JE, Saelens BE, Bachman W. Multiple pathways from lane use to health: Walkability associations with active transportation, body mass index, and air quality. J Am Plann Assoc 2006;72:75-87.
Saelens BE, Frank LD, Auffrey C, Whitaker RC, Burdette HL, Colabianchi N. Measuring physical environments of parks and playgrounds: EAPRS instrument development and inter-rater reliability. J Phys Act Health 2006;3 Suppl 1:S190-S207.
Kerr J, Rosenberg D, Sallis JF, Saelens BE, Frank LD, Conway TL.
Active commuting to school: associations with built environment and parental concerns
. Med Sci Sports Exerc; 2006;38:787-794.
Saelens BE, Couch SC, Wosje K, Stark LJ, Daniels SR. Relations among milk and non-milk beverage consumption, calcium, and relative weight in high weight status children. J Clin Psychol Med Settings; 2006;13:121-129.
Cerin E, Saelens BE, Sallis JF, Frank, LD.
Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale: validity and development of a short form
. Med Sci Sports Exerc; 2006; 38:1682-1691.
Saelens BE, Seeley RJ, van Schaick K, Donnelly LF, O’Brien KJ.
Visceral abdominal fat is correlated with whole body fat and physical activity among 8-year-old children at risk for obesity
Am J Clin Nutr; 2007; 85:46-53. PMCID: PMC1858646
Frank L, Glanz K, McCarron M, Sallis J, Saelens B, & Chapman J. The spatial distribution of food outlet type and quality around schools in differing built environment and demographic contexts. The Berkeley Planning Journal; 2007;
Saelens BE, Glanz K, Sallis JF, Frank LD.
Nutrition environment measures survey in stores (NEMS-S): development and evaluation
. Am J Prev Med; 2007; 32: 273-281. PMID:
Glanz K, Sallis JF, Saelens BE, Frank LD.
Nutrition environment measures study in restaurants (NEMS-R): development and evaluation
. Am J Prev Med; 2007; 32: 282-289
Hilbert A, Saelens BE, Stein RI, Mockus DS, Welch RR, Matt GE, & Wilfley DE.
Pretreatment and process predictors of outcome in interpersonal and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy for binge eating disorder
. J Consult Clin Psychol; 2007; 75: 645-651.
Frank LD, Saelens BE, Powell KE, Chapman JE.
Stepping towards causation: do built environments or neighborhood and travel preferences explain physical activity, driving, and obesity?
Soc Sci Med; 2007; 65: 1898-1914. PMID:
DE, Stein RI, Saelens BE, Mockus DS, Matt GE, Hayden-Wade HA, Welch RR, Schectman KB, Thompson PA, Epstein LH.
The efficacy of maintenance treatment approaches for childhood overweight
. JAMA; 2007; 298: 1661-1673. PMID:
Owen N, Cerin E, Leslie E, duToit L, Coffee N, Frank L, Bauman A, Hugo G, Saelens BE, & Sallis JF.
Neighborhood walkability and the walking behavior of Australian adults
. Am J Prev Med; 2007; 33: 387-395. PMID:
Abercrombie LC, Sallis JF, Conway TL, Frank LD, Saelens BE, Chapman JE.
Income and racial/ethnic disparities in access to public parks and private recreation facilities
. Am J Prev Med; 2008; 34: 9-15.
Couch S, Saelens BE, Levin L, Dart K, Falciglia G, & Daniels SR.
The efficacy of a clinically-based behavioral nutrition intervention emphasizing a DASH-type diet for adolescents with elevated blood pressure
. J Pediatr; 2008; 152: 494-501
Forman H, Kerr J, Norman GJ, Saelens B, Durant N, Harris S, Sallis J.
Reliability and validity of destination-specific barriers to walking and cycling for youth.
. Prev Med; 2008; 46: 311-316. PMID:
Saelens BE, Handy SL.
Built environment correlates of walking: a review
. Med Sci Sports Exerc; 2008; 40: S550-S566. PMID:
Kaczynski A, Potwarka L, Saelens BE.
Association of park size, distance and features with physical activity in neighborhood parks
. Am J Public Health; 2008; 98: 1451-1456
Coleman KJ, Rosenberg DE, Conway TL, Sallis JF, Saelens BE, Frank LD, Cain K.
Physical activity, weight status, and neighborhood characteristics of dog walkers
. Prev Med; 2008; 47: 309-312. PMCID: PMC2587031.
Grow HM, Saelens BE, Kerr J, Durant N, Norman G, Sallis JF. Factors associated with where children are active in their communities: examining accessibility and built environment. Med Sci Sports Exerc; 2008; 40: 2071-2079.
Grow, H.M., Saelens, B.E., Kerr, J., Durant, N., Norman, G., & Sallis, J.F. (2008).
Where are youth active? Roles of proximity, active transport, and built environment
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
, 40, 2071-2079.
Shigematsu R, Sallis JF, Conway TL, Saelens BE, Frank LD, Cain K, Chapman JE, King AC.
Age differences in the relation of perceived neighborhood environment to walking
. Med Sci Sports Exerc; 2009; 41: 314-321. PMID:
Durant N, Kerr J, Harris S, Saelens BE, Norman GJ, Sallis JF.
Environmental and safety barriers to youth physical activity in neighborhood parks and streets: reliability and validity.
Ped Exerc Sci
2009; 21: 86-99. PMID:
Sallis JF, Saelens BE, Frank LD, Conway TL, Slymen DJ, Cain KL, Chapman JE, Kerr J.
Neighborhood built environment and income: examining multiple health outcomes
. Social Sci Med; 2009; 68: 1285-1293. PMID:
Casey AC, Elliott M, Glanz K, Haire-Joshu D, Lovegreen SL, Saelens BE, Sallis JF, Brownson RC
Impact of the food environment and physical activity environment on behaviors and weight status in rural U.S. communities
. Prev Med; 2009; 47: 600-604. PMCID: PMC3650016.
Durant N, Harris SK, Doyle S, Person S, Saelens BE, Kerr J, Norman GJ, Sallis JF.
Relation of school environment and policy to adolescent physical activity
. J Sch Health; 2009; 79: 153-159. PMID:
Frank L, Kerr J, Saelens B, Sallis J, Glanz K, Chapman J.
Food outlet visits, physical activity, and body weight: variations by gender and race-ethnicity
. Brit J Sports Med; 2009; 43: 124-131
Saelens BE, Glanz K.
Work group I: Measures of the food and physical activity environment: instruments
. Amer J Prev Med; 2009; 36: S166-S170. PMID:
Cerin E, Conway TL, Saelens BE, Frank LD, Sallis JF.
Cross-validation of the factorial structure of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) and its abbreviated form (NEWS-A)
. Int J Behav Nutr Physical Activity; 2009; 6: 32.
D, Ding D, Sallis JF, Kerr J, Norman GJ, Durant N, Harris SK, Saelens BE.
Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale for Youth (NEWS-Y): reliability and relationship with physical activity
. Prev Med; 2009; 49: 213-218. PMID:
Copeland KA, Sherman SN, Kendeigh CA, Saelens BE, Kalkwarf HK.
Flip flops, dress clothes, and no coat: clothing barriers to children's physical activity in child-care centers identified from a qualitative study
. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2009; 6:74. PMCID: PMC2780978.
Frank LD, Sallis JF, Saelens BE, Leary L, Cain K, Conway TL, Hess PM.
The development of a walkability index: application to the Neighborhood Quality of Life Study
. Brit J Sports Med; in press. PMID:
Naar-King S, Ellis D, Komodin K, Cunningham P, Jen K-LC, Saelens B, Brogan K.
A randomized pilot study of multisystemic therapy targeting obesity in African-American adolescents
. J Adol Health; 2009; 45: 417-419. PMID:
Sallis, J.F., Kerr, J., Carlson, J.A., Norman, G.J., Saelens, B.E., Durant, N., and Ainsworth, B.E. (2010).
Evaluating a brief self-report measure of neighborhood environments for physical activity research and surveillance: Physical activity neighborhood environment scale (PANES)
. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 7, 533-540. PMID: 20683096
Crespo, N.C., Sallis, J.F., Conway, T.L., Saelens, B.E., Frank, L.D. (2011).
Worksite physical activity policies and environments and employee activity levels
. American Journal of Health Promotion, 25, 264-271. PMID: 21361812
Kaczynski AT, Johnson AJ, Saelens BE.
Neighborhood land use diversity and physical activity in adjacent parks
. Health and Place; 16:413-415. PMID:
Rosenberg D, Sallis JF, Kerr J, Maher J, Norman GJ, Durant N, Harris SK, Saelens BE.
Brief scales to assess physical activity and sedentary equipment in the home
. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2010; 7:10.
DE, Van Buren DJ, Theim KR, Stein RI, Saelens BE, Ezzet F, Russian AC, Perri MG, Epstein LH.
The use of biosimulation in the design of a novel multilevel weight loss maintenance program for overweight children.
Obesity; 2010; 18:S91-S98. PMID:
Goldschmidt AB, Sinton MM, Passi Aspen V, Tibbs TL, Stein RI, Saelens BE, Frankel F, Epstein LH, Wilfley, D.E.
Psychosocial and familial impairment among overweight youth with social problems.
Int J of Pediatr Obes; in press. PMID:
Saelens, B.E., Grow, H.M., Stark, L.J., Seeley, R.J., Roehrig, H. (2010).
Efficacy of increasing physical activity to reduce children’s visceral fat: A pilot randomized controlled trial
. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 6, 102-112. PMID: 20528109
Grow, H.M., Cook, A.J., Arterburn, D.E., Saelens, B.E., Drewnowski, A., & Lozano, P. (2010).
Child obesity associated with social disadvantage of children’s neighborhoods
. Social Science & Medicine, 71, 71, 584-591. PMID: 20541306, PMCID: PMC2928553
Rovniak, L.S., Sallis, J.F., Saelens, B.E., Frank, L.D., Marshall, S.J., Norman, G.J., Conway, T.L., Cain, K.L., & Hovell, M.F. (2010).
Adults’ physical activity patterns across life domains: Cluster analysis with replication
. Health Psychology, 29, 496-505. PMID: 20836604, PMCID: PMC3021982
Buman, M.P., Hekler, E.B., Haskell, W.L., Pruitt, L., Conway, T.L., Cain, K., Sallis, J.F., Saelens, B.E., Frank, L.D., & King, A.C. (2010).
Objective light intensity physical activity associations with rated health in older adults
. American Journal of Epidemiology, 172, 1155-1165. PMID: 20836604, PMCID: PMC3004766
Copeland, K.A.*, Sherman, S.N., Khoury, J.C., Foster, K.E., Saelens, B.E., & Kalkwarf, H.J. (2011).
Wide variability in physical activity environments and weather-related outdoor play policies in child-care centers
. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 165, 435-442. PMID: 21199969, PMCID: PMC3086945
Lachapelle, U., Frank, L.D., Saelens, B.E., Sallis, J.F., Conway, T.L. (2011).
Commuting by public transit and physical activity: where you live, where you work, and how you get there
. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 8(Suppl 1), S72-S82. PMID:21350265
Cerin, E., Frank, L.D., Sallis, J.F., Saelens, B.E., Conway, T.L., Chapman, J.E., Glanz, K. (2011).
From neighborhood design and food options to residents’ weight status
. Appetite, 56, 693-703. PMID:21335040
Ramirez, E., Norman, G.J., Rosenberg, D.E., Kerr, J., Saelens, B.E., Durant, N., & Sallis, J.F. (2011).
Adolescent screen time and rules to limit screen time in the home
. Journal of Adolescent Health, 48, 379-385. PMID: 21402267, PMCID: PMC3058142
Adams, M.A., Sallis, J.F., Kerr, J., Conway, T., Saelens, B.E., Frank, L.D., Norman, G.J., & Cain, K. (2011).
Neighborhood environment profiles related to physical activity and weight status: A latent profile analysis
. Preventive Medicine, 52, 326-331. PMID: 21382400, PMCID: PMC3087437
Perry CK, Saelens BE, Thompson B.
Rural Latino youth park use: Characteristics, park amenities, and physical activity
. J Commun Health; 2011; 36: 389-397. PMID:20924779, PMCID: PMC3056890
Goldschmidt AB, Stein RI, Saelens BE, Theim KR, Epstein LH, Wilfley DE.
Importance of early weight change in a pediatric weight management trial
. Pediatrics; 2011; 128:e33-e39. PMID:21690118, PMCID: PMC3124104
Ding D, Sallis JF, Norman GJ, Saelens BE, Harris SK, Kerr J, Rosenberg D, Durant N, Glanz K.
Community food environment, home food environment and fruit and vegetable intake of children and adolescents
. J Nutr Educ Behav; 2011; Epub ahead of press April 28, 2011. PMID: 21531177
Copeland KA, Kendeigh CA, Saelens BE, Kalkwarf HJ, Sherman SN.
Physical activity in child care centers: Do teachers hold the key to the playground?
Health Educ Res; 2011; Epub ahead of press July 29, 2011. PMID: 21804083, PMCID: PMC3258280
Kerr J, Carlson JA, Sallis JF, Rosenberg D, Leak CR, Saelens BE, Chapman JE, Frank LD, King AC. Assessing health-related resources in senior living residences. J Aging Studies; 2011; 25:206-214.
Sallis JF, Slymen DJ, Conway TL, Frank LD, Saelens BE, Cain K, Chapman JE.
Income disparities in perceived neighborhood built and social environment attributes
. Health Place; 2011; 17:1274-1283. PMID:21885324
King AC, Sallis JF, Frank LD, Saelens BE, Cain K, Conway TL, Chapman JE, Ahn DK, Kerr J.
Aging in neighborhoods differing in walkability and income: Associations with physical activity and obesity in older adults
. Soc Sci Med; 2011; 73:1525-1533. PMID: 21975025
Tandon PS, Zhou C, Chan N, Lozano P, Couch SC, Glanz K, Krieger J, Saelens BE.
The impact of menu labeling on fast food purchases for children and parents – Results of a natural experiment
. Am J Prev Med; 2011; 41: 434-438. PMID:21961472, PMCID: PMC3185295
Jilcott SB, Moore JB, Wall-Bassett E, Liu H, Saelens BE.
Association between travel times and distances, perceived stress, food procurement practices, and body mass index among female Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants in eastern North Carolina
. J Nutr Educ Behav; 2011; 43:385-389. PMID: 21906550
Millstein RA, Strobel J, Kerr J, Sallis JF, Norman GJ, Durant N, Harris S, Saelens B.
Home, school, and neighborhood environmental factors and youth physical activity
. Pediatr Exerc Sci; 2011; 23:487-503. PMID:22109776
Perry CK, Saelens BE, Thompson B.
Intrapersonal, behavioral, and environmental factors associated with meeting recommended physical activity among rural Latino youth
. Pediatr Exerc Sci; 2011; 23:521-536. PMID:22109778
Theim K R, Sinton MM, Stein RI, Saelens BE, Thekkedam SC, Welch RR, Epstein LH, Wilfley DE.
Preadolescents’ and parents’ dietary coping efficacy during behavioral family-based weight control treatment
. J Youth Adolesc; 2012; 41:86-97. PMID:22081241
Otten JJ, Hekler EB, Krukowski RA, Buman MP, Saelens BE, Gardner CD, King AC.
Food marketing to children through toys: Response of fast food restaurants to the first U.S. toy ordinance
. Am J Prev Med; 2012; 42:56-60. PMID:22176847
Copeland KA, Sherman S, Kendeigh C, Kalkwarf H, Saelens BE.
Societal values and policies may curtail preschool children’s physical activity in child-care centers
. Pediatrics; 2012; Epub ahead of print January 4, 2012. PMID:22218842, PMCID: PMC3269117
Ding D, Bracy N, Sallis J F, Saelens B, Norman GJ, Harris SK, Durant N, Rosenberg D, Kerr J.
Is fear of strangers related to physical activity among youth?
Am J Health Promot; 2012; 26:189-195. PMID:22208419
Sinton MM, Goldschmidt AB, Aspen V, Theim KR, Stein RI, Saelens BE, Epstein LH, Wilfley DE.
Psychosocial correlates of shape and weight concerns in overweight pre-adolescents
. J Youth Adolesc; 2012; 41:67-75. PMID: 21695562
Sallis JF, Floyd MF, Rodriguez D, Saelens BE.
The role of built environments in physical activity, obesity, and CVD
. Circulation; 2012; 125:729-737. PMID: 22311885, PCMID: PMC3315587
Hekler EB, Buman MP, Haskell WL, Conway TL, Cain KL, Sallis JF, Saelens BE, Frank LD, Kerr J, King AC.
Validity of CHAMPS sedentary to vigorous physical activity in older adults
. J Physical Activity Health; 2012; 9:225-236. PMID: 22368222
Saelens BE, Sallis JF, Frank LD, Cain KL, Conway TL, Chapman JE, Slymen DJ, Kerr J.
Neighborhood environment and psychosocial correlates of adults' physical activity
. Med Sci Sports Exerc; 2012; 44:637-646. PMID: 21946156
Carlson JA, Sallis JF, Conway TL, Saelens BE, Frank LD, Kerr J, Cain K, King AC.
Interactions between psychosocial and built environment factors in explaining older adults’ physical activity
. Prev Med; 2012; 54:68-73. PMID: 22027402, PMCID: PMC3254837
Van Dyck D, Cerin E, Conway TL, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Owen N, Kerr J, Cardon G, Frank LD, Saelens, BE, Sallis JF.
Perceived neighborhood environmental attributes associated with adults’ overall sitting and sitting during motorized transport: Findings from the USA, Australia and Belgium
. Soc Sci Med; 2012; 74:1375-1384. PMID: 22691723
Saelens BE, Sallis JF, Frank LD, Glanz K, Couch SC, Zhou C, Colburn T, Cain K, Chapman J.
Obesogenic neighborhood environments related to child and parent obesity: The Neighborhood Impact on Kids (NIK) Study
. Am J Prev Med; 2012; 42:e57-e64. PMID: 22516504, PMCID: PMC3332077
Frank LD, Saelens BE, Chapman J, Sallis JF, Glanz K, Couch SC, Learnihan V, Colburn T, Cain K.
Objective assessment of obesogenic environments in youth: GIS methods and spatial findings from the Neighborhood Impact on Kids (NIK) Study
. Am J Prev Med; 2012; 42:e47-e55. PMID: 22516503
Kerr J, Frank L, Sallis JF, Saelens B, Glanz K.
Predictors of trips to food destinations
. Int J Behav Nutr Physical Activity; 2012; 9:58. PMID: 22607218, PMCID: PMC3413585
Bruemmer B, Krieger J, Saelens BE, Chan N, Solet D.
An audit of calories, saturated fat and sodium in entrees at quick service and sit-down chains after restaurant menu labeling regulation in King County, Washington
. J Acad Nutr Dietetics; 2012; 112:1169-76. PMID: 22704898
Kirk S, Brehm B, Saelens B, Woo JG, Kissel E, D’Alessio D, Bolling C, Daniels S.
Role of carbohydrate modification in weight management among obese children: A randomized clinical trial
. J Peds; 2012; 161, 320-327. PMID: 22381024, PMCID: PMC3406261
Van Dyck D, Cerin E, Conway TL, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Owen N, Kerr J, Cardon G, Frank LD, Saelens BE, Sallis JF.
Perceived neighborhood environmental attributes associated with adults' transport-related walking and cycling: Findings from the USA, Australia and Belgium
. Int J Behav Nutr Physical Activity; 2012; 9:70. PMID: 22691723
Tandon PS, Zhou C, Sallis JF, Cain KL, Frank LD, Saelens BE.
Home environment relationships with physical activity, sedentary time, and screen time by socioeconomic status
. Int J Behav Nutr Physical Activity; 2012; 9:88. PMID: 22835155, PMCID: 3413573
Kerr J, Sallis JF, Saelens BE, Cain K, Conway TL, Frank LD, King AC.
Outdoor physical activity and self rated health in older adults living in two regions of the U.S.
Int J Behav Nutr Physical Activity; 2012; 9, 89. PMID: 22846594, PMCID: PMC3464785
Candelaria JI, Sallis JF, Saelens BE, Frank LD, Conway TL, Slymen DJ, Cain KL, Chapman JE.
Differences in physical activity among adults in households with and without children
. J Physical Activity Health; 2012; 9:985-995. PMID: 22971890
Epstein LH, Raja S, Oluyomi T, Paluch RA, Wilfley DE, Saelens BE, Roemmich JN.
The built environment moderates effects of effects of family-based childhood obesity treatment over two years
. Annals Behav Med; 44:248-58. PMID: 22777879, PMCID: PMC3446779
Adams MA, Sallis JF, Conway TL, Frank LD, Saelens BE, Kerr J, Cain KL, King AC.
Neighborhood environment profiles for physical activity among older adults
. Am J Health Behav; 2012; 36:757-769. PMID: 23026035
Saelens BE, Chan NL, Krieger J, Nelson Y, Boles M, Colburn TA, Glanz K, Ta ML, Bruemmer B.
Nutrition labeling regulation impacts on restaurant environments
. Am J Prev Med; 2012; 43:505-511. PMID: 23079173, PMCID: PMC3479434
Ding D, Sallis JF, Conway TL, Saelens BE, Frank LD, Cain KL, Slymen DJ.
Interactive effects of built environment and psychosocial attributes on physical activity: A test of ecological models
. Annals Behav Med; in press. PMID: 22899301
Kozo J, Sallis JF, Conway TL, Kerr J, Cain K, Saelens BE, Frank LD, Owen N.
Sedentary behaviors of adults in relation to neighborhood walkability and income
. Health Psychol; in press. PMID: 22545974
Theim, KR, Sinton MM, Goldschmidt AB, Van Buren DJ, Celio Doyle A, Saelens BE, Stein RI, Epstein, LH, Wilfley DE.
Adherence to behavioral targets and treatment attendance during a pediatric weight control trial
. Obesity; in press. PMID: 22513489, PMCID: PMC3410964
Kerr J, Sallis JF, Owen N, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Cerin E, Frank L, Reis R, Sarmiento O, Fromel K, Mitáš J, Troelsen J, MacFarlane D, Salvo D, Schofield G, Badland H, Guillen-Grima F, Sundquist K, Davey R, Bauman A, Saelens B, Riddoch C, Ainsworth B, Pratt M, Schmidt T, Adams M, Conway T, Cain K, Van Dyke D, Bracy N.
Advancing science and policy through a coordinated International Study of Physical Activity and Built Environments: IPEN Methods
. J Physical Activity Health; in press. PMID: 22975776
Grow HMG, Hsu C, Liu LL, Briner L, Jessen-Fiddick T, Lozano P, Saelens BE. Understanding family motivations and barriers to participation in community-based programs for overweight youth: one program model does not fit all. J Public Health Management Pract; in press.
Best JR, Theim KR, Gredysa DM, Stein RI, Welch RR, Saelens BE, Perri MG, Schechtman KB, Epstein LH. Testing reinforcement pathology: food reinforcement moderates the effects of impulsivity and alternative reinforcers on children’s weight loss. J Consult Clin Psychol; in press.
Boles RE, Scharf C, Filigno SS, Saelens BE, Stark LJ. Differences in home food and activity environments between obese and healthy weight preschool children. J Nutr Educ Behav; in press.
Tandon PS, Saelens BE, Zhou C, Kerr J, Christakis DA. Light sensors and GPS to differentiate indoor vs. outdoor physical activity in preschoolers at child care. Am J Prev Med; in press.
Van Dyck D. Cerin E, Conway TL, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Owen N, Kerr J, Cardon G, Frank LD, Saelens BE, Sallis JF. Perceived neighborhood environmental attributes associated with adults’ leisure-time physical activity: Findings from Belgium, Australia, and the USA. Health Place; in press.
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