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The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
College of Applied Health Sciences



  • Linares, D. E., & Subrahmanyam, K. (in press). Finding Support: An exploration of postpartum depression Internet support groups. International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society.
  • Ibe-Lamberts, K. & Ilunga Tshiswaka, D. (2014). "Bridging the Gap: Transnational African Migrants and Health", American Public Health Association Student Assembly, 14
  • Sebastião, E., Ibe-Lamberts, K., Bobitt, J. Schwingel, S. & Chodzko-Zajko, W. (2014). Employing a Participatory Research Approach to Explore Physical Activity among Older African American Women, Journal of Aging Research
  • lunga Tshiswaka, D. & Ibe-Lamberts, K. (2014).The Interplay between Transnationalism and Health: The Case of High Blood Pressure among African transnational migrants, Transnational Social Review Journal
  • Sebastião, E; Schwingel, A. ; Chodzko-Zajko, W. (2014). Brazilian physical activity guidelines as a strategy for health promotion. Rev Saude Publica 2014;48(4):709-712.
  • Nakamura, P., Teixeira, I., Smirmaul, B., Sebastião, E; Papini, C., Gobbi, S., Kokubun, E. (2014). Health related quality of life is differently associated with leisure-time physical activity intensities according to gender: a cross-sectional approach. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 12, 98.
  • Kim, K., Chodzko-Zajko, W., Schwingel, A., & McDonagh, D., (2014). Understanding older individuals' emotional responses to new technology associated with health lifestyle choice. Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 14 (2), 138-147.
  • Buki, L. P., Montoya, Y., & Linares, D. E. (2013). Ameliorating cancer disparities in medically underserved women: A community-based approach. In E. M. Vera (Ed.), Handbook of prevention in counseling psychology (pp. 299-314). Oxford, England: Oxford University Press
  • Morales, G., Andrade, M., Gálvez, P., Vasquez, F., Cerda, R., Magalhaes, V. & Boj, T. (2013). Facilitators and barriers of global strategy against obesity "Ego-Schools" in Chile. Revista Española de Nutrición Comunitaria, 19, 70-75.
  • Vásquez F., Cerda R., Andrade M., Morales G., Gálvez P., Orellana Y., Leyton B.(2013). Differences in the magnitude of nutritional status in Chilean school Children according CDC and WHO references 2005-2008. Nutrición Hospitalaria, 28, 217-222.
  • Najib Balbale, S., Schwingel, A., Chodzko-Zajko, W., & Huhman, M. (2013). Visual and participatory research methods for the development of health messages for underserved populations. Health Communication, (29), 7, 728-740.
  • Romo-Pérez, Schwingel, Chodzko-Zajko, (2012). Walking among older adults in Spain: frequency and gender roles. International SportMed Journal, 13 (4), 180-189.
  • Kim, Lindley, Malavasi, Schwingel, Chodko-Zajko, (2012). The Emotional Responses of Older Adults To New Technologies. Gerontechnology
  • Sebastião E, et al., (2012). The International Physical Activity Questionnaire-long form overestimates self-reported physical activity of Brazilian adults, Public Health
  • Linares, D. E., & Subrahmanyam, K. (2012). E-health behaviors. In Z. Yan (Ed). Encyclopedia of cyber behavior (Vol. 3, pp. 649-660). IGI Global: Hershey, PA.
  • Sebastião E, Gobbi S, Chodzko-Zajko W, Schwingel A, et al. (2012). The International Physical Activity Questionnaire-long form overestimates self-reported physical activity of Brazilian adults, Public Health.
  • Sebastião Gobbi, Emerson Sebastião, et al. (2012). Physical Inactivity and Related Barriers: A Study in a Community Dwelling of Older Brazilians. Journal of Aging Research.
  • Chodzko-Zajko, Schwingel, Romo-Perez. (2012). Un analisís crítico sobre las recomendaciones de actividad física en España (A critical analysis of physical activity recommendations in Spain). Gac Sanit, 26 (6), 525-533.
  • Benedetti, D'Orsi, Schwingel, Chodzko-Zajko. (2012). “Convivência” groups: building active and healthy communities of older adults in Brazil. Journal of Aging Research, Volume 2012, Article ID 612918, 2012.
  • Benedetti, Schwingel, Torres. (2011). Physical activity acting as a resource for social support among older adults in Brazil. The Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, Vol. 6, (2), 452-461.
  • Romo-Pérez, Schwingel, Chodzko-Zajko. (2011). International resistance training recommendations for older adults: Implications for the promotion of healthy aging in Spain. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 6, (4), 639-648
  • Chodzko-Zajko, W.J. (2011), Making Intelligent Career Choices in Kinesiology, in Hoffman, S (Ed.) Careers in Sport, Exercise, and Fitness, Human Kinetics Champaign, Il.
  • Lee, D., Cheon, W-K., Judge, L. W., Shin, H-B., & Kim, K-O (2011) Motives and marketing stimuli affecting eSports consumption: Cross-cultural perspectives. International Journal of Sport Management.
  • Schwingel A.C, Chodzko-Zajko W.J., (2011). Physical Activity and Exercise in Older Adults, in Rippe J.M. (Ed). Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.
  • Benedetti T.B., Schwingel A.C., Torres. (2011). Physical activity acting as a resource for social support among older adults in Brazil. The Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 6, 452-461
  • Schwingel A.C, Chodzko-Zajko W.J., (2011). Physical Activity and Successful Aging, in Bushman, B.(Ed). ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness and Health, LLW, Philadelphia.
  • Gálvez, P., Weisstaub, G. & Araya M. (2010) Protein-calorie recommendation during the nutrition and nutritional status recovery reached. Archivos Latino Americanos de Nutrición,60 (1), 56-63.
  • Chodzko-Zajko W.J., Schwingel, A.C. Beattie, Lynn Bonita, DeMano, Angela, Earle, Roger, Hawkins, Margaret, et al., (2010). Promoting and Disseminating the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans throughout the Aging Network, Journal on Active Aging, November 2010.
  • Chodzko-Zajko, W., Proctor, D.N., Fiatarone Singh, M.A., Minson, C.T., Nigg, C.R., Salem, G.J. and Skinner, J.S. (2009) ACSM Position Stand: Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 41 (7), 1510-1530.
  • Schwingel, A., Niti, M., Tang, C. and Ng, P.N. (2009) Continued work employment and volunteerism and mental well-being of older adults: Singapore longitudinal ageing studies. Age and Ageing, 1-7.
  • Chodzko-Zajko, WJ, Kramer, AK, Poon LW (2009). Enhancing Cognitive Functioning and Brain Plasticity, Human Kinetics Publishers, Champaign, IL.
  • Chodzko-Zajko, W., Schwingel, A. (2009) Transnational Strategies for the Promotion of Physical Activity and Active Aging: The World Health Organization Model of Consensus Building in International Public Health, Quest, 61, 25-38.
  • Chodzko-Zajko, W., Schwingel, A., Park, C. H. (2009). Successful Aging: The Role of Physical Activity, American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine 3, 20-28.
  • Park, C., Malavasi, L. M., Liles, C., Page, P., Park, E., Rogers, M., Senior, J., Zhou, L., Ory, M., Chodzko-Zajko, W. J. (2008). National Blueprint report: strategies for integrating physical activity into wellness programming for older adults. Journal on Active Aging, 7(2), 66-75.
  • Resnick, B., Ory, M. G., Hora, K., Rogers, M. E., Page, P., Bolin, J. N., Lyle, R. M., Sipe, C., Chodzko-Zajko, W. J. (2008). A proposal for a new screening paradigm and a tool called Exercise abd Assessment and Screening for You (EASY). Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 16, (2), 215-233.
  • Benedetti, T. B., Petroski, E. L., Nassar, S. M., Schwingel, A., Chodzko-Zajko, W. (2008). Aging in Brazil: physical activity, socioeconomic conditions and diseases among older adults in Southern Brazil, Journal of Applied Gerontology.
  • Schwingel, A, Chodzko-Zajko, W. J. (2007). Qualidade de Vida e Atividade Física para a Terceira Idade no Japão. Revista Brasileira de Cineantropometria & Desempenho Humano (IX SIAFT), (9). p.S35–S37, 2007. (In portuguese)
  • Schwingel, A., Nakata, Y., Ito, L. S., Chodzko-Zajko, W. J., Shigematsu, R., Erb, C. T., Oba-Shinjo, S. M., Matsuo, T., Shinjo, S. K., Uno, M., Marie, S. K. N., Tanaka, K. (2007). A comparison of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its components among native Japanese and Japanese Brazilians residing in Japan and Brazil, European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation, (14), 508-514.
  • Chodzko-Zajko, W. J., Beattie, L., Chow, R., Firman, J., Jahnke, R., Park CH., Rosengren, K., Sheppard, L., Yang, Y. (2006). Qi Gong and Tai Chi: Promoting practices that promote healthy aging., Active Aging, September, pp 51-56.
  • Chodzko-Zajko, W., Sheppard, L., Senior, J., Park, C. H., Mockenhaupt, R., Bazzarre, T. (2005). The USA national strategic plan for promoting physical activity in the mid-life and older adult population: A four-year progress report on the National Blueprint, Quest., 57, 3-13.
  • Cress, M. E., Buchner, D. M., Prohaska, T., Rimmer, J., Brown, M., Macera, C., DiPietro, L., Chodzko-Zajko, W. (2004). Physical activity programs and behavior counseling in older adult populations, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 3611, 1997-2003.
  • Sheppard, L., Senior, J., Park, C. H., Mockenhaupt, R., Chodzko-Zajko, W. J., Bazzarre, T. (2003). The National Blueprint Consensus Conference Summary Report. Strategic Priorities for Increasing Physical Activity Among Adults Aged 50 and Older, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 25,209-213.
  • Chodzko-Zajko, W. J. (2000). Successful Aging in the New Millennium — The Role of Regular Physical Activity, Quest, 52, 333-343.

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