This section includes articles in refereed journals written by Centre researchers.
Most of the links below take you to article abstracts. In most cases, you will need to subscribe to the journal to access full articles.
Berry, T. R., Spence, J. C., & Stolp, S.(in press). Attentional bias for exercise-related images. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Berry, T. R., Spence, J. C., & Clark, M. I. (in press). Exercise is in! Implicit Exercise and Sedentary-Lifestyle Bias held by In-groups. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.
Berry, T. R., Spence, J. C., Bauman, A., & Plotnikoff. R. (in press). Seeking and recall of physical activity information and advertising. Health Communication.
Blanchard, C.M., Reid, R, Morrin, L., McDonnell, L., McGannon, K., Rhodes, R., Spence, J., & Edwards, N. (in press). Demographic and clinical determinants of moderate to vigorous physical activity during home-based cardiac rehabilitation: The HOme-based DeterMinants of Exercise (HOME) study. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention.
Carson, V., Spence, J. C., Cutumisu, N., Boule, N., & Edwards, J. (in press). Seasonal variation in physical activity among pre-school children in a northern Canadian city. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Plotnikoff, R. C., Lippke, S., Johnson, S. T., Hugo, K., Rodgers, W., & Spence, J. C. (in press). Awareness of Canada's Physical Activity Guide to Healthy Active Living in a randomized, large community sample. American Journal of Health Promotion.
Spence, J. C., Carson, V., Casey, L., & Boule, N. (in press). Examining behavioural susceptibility to obesity among Canadian preschool children: The role of eating behaviours. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity.
Taylor, L. M., Spence, J. C., Raine, K., Plotnikoff, R. C., Vallance, J. K., & Sharma, A. M. (in press). Physical activity and health-related quality of life in individuals with prediabetes. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice.
Fulawka, S. & Berry, T. R. (2010). The role of student-run organizations within global health promotion initiatives: Commentary and call for research. Global Health Promotion, 17(3), 54-57.
Berry, T. R., & Carson, V. (2010). Ease of Imagination, Message Framing and Physical Activity Messages. British Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 197 – 211.
Berry, T. R., Spence, J. C., Blanchard, C., Cutumisu, N., Edwards, J., & Selfridge, G. (2010). The role of neighborhood choice on body mass index: results from longitudinal and cross-sectional research. International Journal of the Behaviour of Nutrition and Physical Activity, 7, 57-68. doi:10.1186/1479-5868-7-57
Berry, T. R., Spence, J. C., Blanchard, C., Cutumisu, N., Edwards, J., & Nykiforuk, C. (2010). Changes in BMI over 6 years: The role of demographic and neighborhood characteristics. International Journal of Obesity, doi: 10.1038/ijo.2010.36
Burgess, J. A.Spence, J. C., & Wild, T. C. (2010).Reducing overestimated intentions and expectations for physical activity: The effect of a corrective entreaty. Psychology and Health, 25, 383-400.
Carson, V., & Spence, J. C. (2010). Seasonal variation in physical activity among children: A review. Pediatric Exercise Science, 22, 81-92.
Carson, V., Spence, J. C., Cutumisu, N., & Cargill, L. (2010).Association between neighbourhood socioeconomic status and screen time among pre-school children: A cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health, 10: 367. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-367
Carson, V., Kuhle, S., Spence, J. C., & Veugelers, P. J. (2010). Parents’ perception of neighbourhood environment as a determinant of screen time, physical activity and active transport. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 101, 124-127.
Clark, M. I., Berry, T. R., Spence, J. C., Nykiforuk, C., Carlson, C., & Blanchard, C. (2010). Key Stakeholder Perspectives on the Development of Walkable Neighbourhoods. Health and Place, 16, 43-50. First published online as: doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2009.08.001
McGannon, K. R., & Spence, J. C. (2010). Speaking of the self and understanding physical activity participation: What discursive psychology can tell us about an old problem. Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, 2, 17-38.
Plotnikoff, R. C., Pickering, M. A., Flaman, L. M., & Spence, J. C. (2010). The role of self-efficacy on the relationship between the workplace environment and physical activity: A longitudinal mediation analysis. Health Education and Behavior, 37, 170-185. doi:10.1177/1090198109332599
Plotnikoff, R. C., Pickering, M. A., Rhodes, R. E., Courneya, K. S., & Spence, J. C. (2010). A test of cognitive mediation in a 12-month physical activity workplace intervention: Does it explain behaviour change in women? International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 7: 32. doi:10.1186/1479-5868-7-32
Spence, J. C., Blanchard, C., Clark, M., Plotnikoff, R. C., Storey, K. E., Kennedy, L. E., & McCargar, L. (2010). The role of self-efficacy in explaining gender differences in physical activity among adolescents: A multilevel analysis. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 7, 176-183.
Spence, J. C., Holt, N. L., Carson, V., & Dutove, J. (2010). Uptake and effectiveness of the children’s fitness tax credit in Canada: The rich get richer. BMC Public Health, 10, 356. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-356
Taymoori, P., Rhodes, R. E., Berry, T. R. (2010). Application of a social cognitive model in explaining physical activity in Iranian female adolescents using structural equation modeling. Health Education Research, 25, 257-267. Advance Access published on October 20, 2008. doi:10.1093/her/cyn051
Taymoori, P., Lubans, D., Berry, T. R. (2010). Evaluation of the Health Promotion Model to predict physical activity in Iranian adolescent boys. Health Education and Behavior, 37, 84-96.