Distinguished Professor, Family and Preventive Medicine
University of California, San Diego

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San Diego Health & Exercise Survey

 

This study was funded by CDC to evaluate a broad range of physical activity correlates. This was one of the first studies to be based on an ecological model of physical activity. Many scales in the survey were developed for this study.

 

Main Citations:

Sallis, J.F., Hovell, M.F., Hofstetter, C.R., Faucher, P., Elder, J.P., Blanchard, J., Caspersen, C.J., Powell, K.E., and Christenson, G.M. (1989). A multivariate study of determinants of vigorous exercise in a community sample. Preventive Medicine, 18, 20-34.

Sallis, J.F., Hovell, M.F., Hofstetter, C.R., and Barrington, E. (1992). Explanation of vigorous physical activity during two years using social learning variables. Social Science and Medicine, 34, 25-32.

Hovell, M.F., Hofstetter, C.R., Sallis, J.F., Rauh, M.J.D., and Barrington, E. (1992). Correlates of change in walking for exercise: An exploratory analysis. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 63, 425-434. {has reliability analyses}

               
   

San Diego Health & Exercise Survey

 

     
           
   

San Diego Health & Exercise Survey - 2 year follow-up

       

 

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