Publications

White Matter Integrity Declined Over 6-Months, but Dance Intervention Improved Integrity of the Fornix of Older Adults.
Front Aging Neurosci 2017 16;9:59. Epub 2017 Mar 16.
The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of IllinoisUrbana, IL, USA; Senior Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Education, Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA, USA.

Effects of a Home-Based DVD-Delivered Physical Activity Program on Self-Esteem in Older Adults: Results From a Randomized Controlled Trial.
Psychosom Med 2017 Jan;79(1):71-80
From the University of Illinois (Awick, Ehlers, Fanning, Motl, McAuley), Urbana-Champaign, Illinois; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Phillips), Chicago, Illinois; Bellarmine University (Wójcicki), Louisville, Kentucky; and University of Delaware (Mackenzie), Newark, Delaware.



Preliminary validation of the short physical performance battery in older adults with multiple sclerosis: secondary data analysis.
BMC Geriatr 2015 Dec 3;15:157. Epub 2015 Dec 3.
Department of Kinesiology & Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 233 Freer Hall, Urbana, IL, 61801, USA.

Differential exercise effects on quality of life and health-related quality of life in older adults: a randomized controlled trial.
Qual Life Res 2015 Feb 30;24(2):455-62. Epub 2014 Jul 30.
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 906 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL, 61801, USA,

Determining the reach of a home-based physical activity program for older adults within the context of a randomized controlled trial.
Health Educ Res 2014 Oct 13;29(5):861-9. Epub 2014 Aug 13.
Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL 61801, USA and Department of Family and Community Medicine, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA 24016, USA Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL 61801, USA and Department of Family and Community Medicine, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA 24016, USA.


Effects of a DVD-delivered exercise intervention on physical function in older adults.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2013 Sep 11;68(9):1076-82. Epub 2013 Feb 11.
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 906 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.


Measuring enjoyment of physical activity in older adults: invariance of the physical activity enjoyment scale (paces) across groups and time.
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2011 Sep 27;8:103. Epub 2011 Sep 27.
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 906 S, Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

Longitudinal invariance and construct validity of the abbreviated late-life function and disability instrument in healthy older adults.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2011 May 1;92(5):785-91. Epub 2011 Apr 1.
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 906 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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