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Physical Activity Research in Latin America

 

With generous support provided by Project GUIA and the Prevention Research Center in St. Louis, which is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

 

Guest Editors: Pedro C. Hallal, Ross C. Brownson, and Michael Pratt

Original Research

Description of the Countrywide Physical Activity Network Coordinated by the Brazilian Ministry of Health: 2005–2008

Description of the Countrywide Physical Activity Network Coordinated by the Brazilian Ministry of Health: 2005–2008


S253 – S258
Alan G. Knuth, Deborah Carvalho Malta, Danielle K. Cruz, Adriana M. Castro, Janaína Fagundes, Luciana M. Sardinha, Cristiane Scolari Gosch, Eduardo J. Simões, Pedro C. Hallal


Assembling the Puzzle for Promoting Physical Activity in Brazil: A Social Network Analysis

Assembling the Puzzle for Promoting Physical Activity in Brazil: A Social Network Analysis


S242 – S252
Ross C. Brownson, Diana C. Parra, Marsela Dauti, Jenine K. Harris, Pedro C. Hallal, Christine Hoehner, Deborah Carvalho Malta, Rodrigo S. Reis, Luiz Roberto Ramos, Isabela C. Ribeiro, Jesus Soares, Michael Pratt


Exposure to a Community-Wide Physical Activity Promotion Program and Leisure-Time Physical Activity in Aracaju, Brazil

Exposure to a Community-Wide Physical Activity Promotion Program and Leisure-Time Physical Activity in Aracaju, Brazil


S223 – S228
Braulio C. Mendonça, Antônio C. Oliveira, José Jean O. Toscano, Alan G. Knuth, Thiago T. Borges, Deborah Carvalho Malta, Danielle K. Cruz, Pedro C. Hallal


Association Between Perceived Environmental Attributes and Physical Activity Among Adults in Recife, Brazil

Association Between Perceived Environmental Attributes and Physical Activity Among Adults in Recife, Brazil


S213 – S222
Pedro C. Hallal, Rodrigo S. Reis, Diana C. Parra, Christine Hoehner, Ross C. Brownson, Eduardo J. Simões


Characteristics of the Built Environment Associated With Leisure-Time Physical Activity Among Adults in Bogotá, Colombia: A Multilevel Study

Characteristics of the Built Environment Associated With Leisure-Time Physical Activity Among Adults in Bogotá, Colombia: A Multilevel Study


S196 – S203
Luis Fernando Gómez, Olga L. Sarmiento, Diana C. Parra, Thomas L. Schmid, Michael Pratt, Enrique Jacoby, Andrea Neiman, Robert Cervero, Janeth Mosquera, Candance Rutt, Mauricio Ardila, José D. Pinzón


Quality of Life, Physical Activity, and Built Environment Characteristics Among Colombian Adults

Quality of Life, Physical Activity, and Built Environment Characteristics Among Colombian Adults


S181 – S195
Olga L. Sarmiento, Thomas L. Schmid, Diana C. Parra, Adriana Díaz-del-Castillo, Luis Fernando Gómez, Michael Pratt, Enrique Jacoby, José D. Pinzón, John Duperly


The Ciclovía-Recreativa: A Mass-Recreational Program With Public Health Potential

The Ciclovía-Recreativa: A Mass-Recreational Program With Public Health Potential


S163 – S180
Olga L. Sarmiento, Andrea Torres, Enrique Jacoby, Michael Pratt, Thomas L. Schmid, Gonzalo Stierling


Using Logic Models as Iterative Tools for Planning and Evaluating Physical Activity Promotion Programs in Curitiba, Brazil

Using Logic Models as Iterative Tools for Planning and Evaluating Physical Activity Promotion Programs in Curitiba, Brazil


S155 – S162
Isabela C. Ribeiro, Andrea Torres, Diana C. Parra, Rodrigo S. Reis, Christine Hoehner, Thomas L. Schmid, Michael Pratt, Luiz Roberto Ramos, Eduardo J. Simões, Ross C. Brownson


Reviews

Physical Activity Interventions in Latin America: What Value Might Be Added by Including Conference Abstracts in a Literature Review?

Physical Activity Interventions in Latin America: What Value Might Be Added by Including Conference Abstracts in a Literature Review?


S265 – S278
Christine Hoehner, Jesus Soares, Diana C. Parra, Isabela C. Ribeiro, Michael Pratt, Mario Bracco, Pedro C. Hallal, Ross C. Brownson


Lessons Learned After 10 Years of IPAQ Use in Brazil and Colombia

Lessons Learned After 10 Years of IPAQ Use in Brazil and Colombia


S259 – S264
Pedro C. Hallal, Luis Fernando Gomez, Diana C. Parra, Felipe Lobelo, Janeth Mosquera, Alex A. Florindo, Rodrigo S. Reis, Michael Pratt, Olga L. Sarmiento


Original Research

Physical Activity Levels According to Physical and Social Environmental Factors in a Sample of Adults Living in South Brazil

Physical Activity Levels According to Physical and Social Environmental Factors in a Sample of Adults Living in South Brazil


S204 – S212
Tales C. Amorim, Mario Renato Azevedo, Pedro C. Hallal


Cross-Sectional Associations of Health-Related Quality of Life Measures With Selected Factors: A Population-Based Sample in Recife, Brazil

Cross-Sectional Associations of Health-Related Quality of Life Measures With Selected Factors: A Population-Based Sample in Recife, Brazil


S229 – S241
Jesus Soares, Eduardo J. Simões, Luiz Roberto Ramos, Michael Pratt, Ross C. Brownson


Commentary

Physical Activity and Public Health in Latin America—Moving Forward

Physical Activity and Public Health in Latin America—Moving Forward


S135 – S136
Adrian E. Bauman, Harold W. Kohl III


Project GUIA: A Model for Understanding and Promoting Physical Activity in Brazil and Latin America

Project GUIA: A Model for Understanding and Promoting Physical Activity in Brazil and Latin America


S131 – S134
Michael Pratt, Ross C. Brownson, Luiz Roberto Ramos, Deborah Carvalho Malta, Pedro C. Hallal, Rodrigo S. Reis, Diana C. Parra, Eduardo J. Simões


Original Research

Promoting Physical Activity Through Community-Wide Policies and Planning: Findings From Curitiba, Brazil

Promoting Physical Activity Through Community-Wide Policies and Planning: Findings From Curitiba, Brazil


S137 – S145
Rodrigo S. Reis, Pedro C. Hallal, Diana C. Parra, Isabela C. Ribeiro, Ross C. Brownson, Michael Pratt, Christine Hoehner, Luiz Roberto Ramos


Commentary

Research on Physical Activity and Health: Where Is Latin America?

Research on Physical Activity and Health: Where Is Latin America?


S129 – S130
Pedro C. Hallal, Diana C. Parra, Michael Pratt, Ross C. Brownson


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