Publications

2020


Bruijns, B.A., Johnson, A.M., & Tucker, P. (2020). Content development for a physical activity and sedentary behaviour e-Learning module for Early Childhood Education students: A Delphi study. BMC Public Health, 20(2020), 1600. doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09670-w Karmali, S., Battram, D. S., Burke, S. M., Cramp, A., Johnson, A. M., Mantler, T., Morrow, D., Ng, V., Pearson, E. S., Petrella, R. J., Tucker, P., & Irwin, J. D. (2020). Perspectives and impact of a parent-child intervention on dietary intake and physical activity behaviours, parental motivation, and parental body composition: A randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 6822. doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17186822.

Bruijns, B. A., Adamo, K. B., Burke, S. M., Carson, V., Irwin, J. D., Naylor, P. J., ... & Tucker, P. (2020). Early childhood education candidates’ perspectives of their importance and responsibility for promoting physical activity and minimizing screen-viewing opportunities in childcare. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 1-18. doi.org/10.1080/10901027.2020.1818651

Truelove, S., Bruijns, B. A., Johnson, A. M., Gilliland, J., & Tucker, P. (2020). A meta-analysis of children's activity during physical education lessons. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 7(4), 292-313. doi.org/10.14485/HBPR.7.4.3

Sharma, B., Allison, D., Tucker, P., Mabbott, D., & Timmons, B.W. (March 2020). Cognitive and neural effects of exercise following traumatic brain injury: A systematic review of randomized and controlled clinical trials. Brian Injury, 34(2), 149-159. doi.org/10.1080/02699052.2019.1683892.

Bruijns, B. A., Truelove, S., Johnson, A. M., Gilliland, J., & Tucker, P. (2020). Infants’ and toddlers’ physical activity and sedentary time as measured by accelerometry: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 17(1), 14. doi.org/10.1186/s12966-020-0912-4

Smith, C., Clark, A.F., Wilk, P., Tucker, P., & Gilliland, J.A. (January 2020). Assessing the effectiveness of a naturally occurring population-level physical activity intervention for children. Public Health, 178, 62-71. www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0033350619302823?via%3Dihub




2019


Truelove, S., Johnson, A. M., Burke, S. M., & Tucker, P. (2019). Comparing Generalist and Specialist Elementary School Teachers’ Self-Efficacy and Barriers Related to Physical Education Instruction. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1(ahead of print), 1-11. doi.org/10.1123/jtpe.2019-0091

Tucker, P., Driediger, M., Vanderloo, L.M., Burke, S.M., Irwin, J.D., Johnson, A.M., Shelley, J., & Timmons, B.W. (November 2019). Exploring the Feasibility and Efficacy of a Childcare PhysicaL ActivitY (PLAY) Policy: Rationale and Protocol for a Pilot Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16, 4400. doi.org/doi:10.3390/ijerph16224400.

Driediger, M., Truelove, S., Johnson, A.M., Vanderloo, L.M., Timmons, B.W., Burke, S.M., Irwin, J.D., & Tucker, P. (October 2019). The Impact of Shorter, More Frequent Outdoor Play Periods on Preschoolers' Physical Activity during Childcare: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16, 4126. doi.org/doi:10.3390/ijerph16214126.

Clark, A.F., Campbell, J., Tucker, P., Wilk, P., & Gilliland, J.A. (July 2019). If You Make it Free, Will They Come? Using a Physical Activity Accessibility Model to Understand the Use of a Free Children’s Recreation Pass. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 16(7), 493-503. doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2018-0364.

Reilly, K.C., Briatico, D., Irwin, J.D., Tucker, P., Pearson, E.S., & Burke, S.M. (June 2019). Participants’ Perceptions of “C.H.A.M.P. Families”: A Parent-Focused Intervention Targeting Paediatric Overweight and Obesity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(12), 2171. doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16122171.

Karmali, S., Ng, V., Battram, D., Burke, S., Morrow, D., Pearson, E., Tucker, P., Mantler, T., Cramp, A., Petrella, R., & Irwin, J.D. (March 2019). Coaching and/or Education Intervention for Parents with Overweight/Obesity and their Children: Study Protocol of a Single-Centre Randomized Controlled Trial. BMC Public Health, 19, 345. doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6640-5.

Ott, E., Vanderloo, L. M., & Tucker, P. (February 2019). Exploring Physical Activity and Screen-Viewing Policies in Canadian Childcare Centres. BMC Public Health, 19, 145. doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-6290-z

Bruijns, B.A., Adamo, K.B., Burke, S.M., Carson, V., Irwin, J.D., Naylor, P.J., Timmons, B.W., Vanderloo, L.M., & Tucker, P. (January 2019). Exploring the Physical Activity and Screen-Viewing-Related Knowledge, Training, and Self-Efficacy of Early Childhood Education Candidates. BMC Pediatrics, 19, 5. doi.org/10.1186/s12887-018-1358-6.




2018


Reilly, K.C., Burke, S.M., Tucker, P., Irwin, J.D., Johnson, A.M., Pearson, E.S., & Bock, D.E. (December 2018). “C.H.A.M.P. Families”: Protocol and Theoretical Foundations for a Paediatric Obesity Intervention Targeting Parents – A Single-Centre Non-Randomized Prospective Feasibility Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15, 2585. doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15122858

Driediger, M., Vanderloo, L.M., Burke, S. M., Irwin, J. D., Gaston, A., Timmons, B.W., Johnson, A.M., & Tucker, P. (December 2018). The Implementation and Feasibility of the Supporting Physical Activity in the Childcare Environment (SPACE) Intervention: A Process Evaluation. Health Education & Behavior, 45(6), 935-944. doi.org/10.1177/1090198118775489.

O’Brien, K., Vanderloo, L.M., Bruijns, B.A., Truelove, S., & Tucker, P. (November 2018). Physical Activity and Sedentary Time among Preschoolers in Centre-Based Childcare: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 15, 117. doi.org/10.1186/s12966-018-0745-6.

†This study was nominated as the second best article of 2018-2019 published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity early care and education special interest category.

Barnes, J.D., Cameron, C., Carson, V., Chaput, J.P., Colley, R.C., Faulkner, G.E.J., Janssen, I., Kramers, R., Saunders, T.J., Spence, J.C., Tucker, P., Vanderloo, L.M., & Tremblay, M.S. (2018). Results from Canada's 2018 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 15(S2), S328-S330. doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2018-0454.

Driediger, M., Vanderloo, L. M., Truelove, S., Bruijns, B. A., & Tucker, P. (July 2018). Encouraging Kids to Hop, Skip, Jump! Emphasizing the Need for Higher Intensity Physical Activity in Childcare. Journal of Sport and Health Science, 7(3), 333-336. doi.org/10.1016/j.jshs.2018.03.003.

Maltby, A.M., Vanderloo, L.M., & Tucker, P. (July 2018). Exploring Mother's Influence on Preschoolers' Physical Activity and Sedentary Time. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 22(7), 978-985. doi.org/10.1007/s10995-018-2474-5.

Truelove, S., Johnson, A.M., Vanderloo, L.M., Driediger, M., Burke, S.M., Irwin, J.D., Timmons, B.W., Gaston, A., & Tucker, P. (May 2018). Preschoolers’ Health-Related Quality of Life Following the Implementation of a Childcare Physical Activity Intervention. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 43(5), 453-459. doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2017-0396.

Vanderloo, L.M., & Tucker, P. (March 2018). Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Legislation in Canadian Childcare Facilities: An Update. BMC Public Health, 18: 475. doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5292-1

Wilk, P., Clark, A., Maltby, A., Smith, C., Tucker, P., & Gilliland, J. (April 2018). Examining Individual, Interpersonal, and Environmental Influences on Children’s Physical Activity Levels. SSM – Population Health, 4, 76-85. doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmph.2017.11.004.

Truelove, S., Bruijns, B.A., Vanderloo, L.M., O’Brien, K.T., Johnson, A.M., & Tucker, P. (March 2018). Physical Activity and Sedentary Time During Childcare Outdoor Play Sessions: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Preventive Medicine, 108, 74-85. doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.12.022.

Wilk, P., Clark, A.F., Maltby, A.M., Tucker, P., & Gilliland, J. (January 2018). Exploring the Effect of Parental Influence on Children’s Physical Activity: The Mediating Role of Children’s Perceptions of Parental Support. Preventive Medicine, 106, 79-85. doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.10.018.




2017


Tucker, P., Vanderloo, L.M., Johnson, A.M., Burke, S.M., Irwin, J.D., Gaston, A., Driediger, M., & Timmons, B.W. (September 2017). Impact of the Supporting Physical Activity in the Childcare Environment (SPACE) Intervention on Preschoolers' Physical Activity Levels and Sedentary Time: A Single-Blind Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 14, 120. doi.org/10.1186/s12966-017-0579-7.

Tremblay, M.S., Aubert, S., Barnes, J.D., Saunders, T.J., Carson, V., Latimer-Cheung, A.E., Chastin, S.F.M., Altenburg, T.M., Chinapaw, M.J.M., Aminian, S., Arundell, L., Atkin, A.J., Barone Gibbs, B., Bassett-Gunter, R., Belanger, K., Biddle, S., Biswas, A., Chaput, J.P., Chau, J., Colley, R., Coppinger, T., Craven, C., Cristi-Montero, C., de Assis Teles Santos, D., del Pozo Cruz, B., del Pozo-Cruz, J., Dempsey, P., do Carmo Santos Gonçalves, R.F., Ekelund, U., Ellingson, L., Ezeugwu, V., Fitzsimons, C., Florez-Pregonero, A., Friel, C., Fröberg, A., Giangregorio, L., Godin, L., Gunnell, K., Halloway, S., Hinkley, T., Hnatiuk, J., Husu, P., Kadir, M., Karagounis, L.G., Koster, A., Lakerveld, J., Lamb, M,. Larouche, R., LeBlanc, A., Lee, E.Y., Lee, P., Lopes, L., Manns, T., Manyanga, T., Martin Ginis, K., McVeigh, J., Meneguci, J., Moreira, C., Murtagh, E., Patterson, F., Pereira da Silva, D.R., Pesola, A.J., Peterson, N., Pettitt, C., Pilutti, L., Pinto Pereira, S., Poitras, V., Prince, S., Rathod, A., Rivière, F., Rosenkranz, S., Routhier, F., Santos, R., Smith, B., Theou, O., Tomasone, J., Tucker, P., et al. (June 2017). Sedentary Behavior Research Network (SBRN) - Terminology Consensus Project. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 14, 75. doi.org/10.1186/s12966-017-0525-8.

Truelove, S., Vanderloo, L.M., & Tucker, P. (February 2017). Defining Active Play Among Young Children: A Systematic Review. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 14(2), 155-166. doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2016-0195.

Vanderloo, L.M., & Tucker, P. (February 2017). Physical Activity and Sedentary Time in Full-Day Kindergarten: Comparing the Traditional and Balanced Day Schedules. Health Education Journal, 76(1), 29-37. doi.org/10.1177/0017896916643354.




2016


Tucker, P., Maltby, A.M., Burke, S.M., Vanderloo, L.M., & Irwin, J.D. (September 2016). Comparing Physical Activity and Sedentary Time among Overweight and Non-Overweight Preschoolers Enrolled in Early Learning Programs: A Cross-Sectional Study. Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism, 41(9), 971-976. doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2016-0021.

Kothari, A., Hovanec, N., Sibbald, S., Donelle, L., & Tucker, P. (August 2016). Process Evaluation of Implementing Knowledge Management Tools in Public Health. Knowledge Management Research and Practice, 14(3), 401-411. doi.org/10.1057/kmrp.2015.4.

Vanderloo, L.M., D'Alimonte, N., Proudfoot, N., Tucker, P., & Timmons, B.W. (February 2016). Comparing the Actical and ActiGraph Accelerometers to Measuring Young Children’s Physical Activity Levels and Sedentary Time.Pediatric Exercise Science, 28(1), 133-142. doi.org/10.1123/pes.2014-0218.

Tucker, P., Burke, S.M., Gaston, A., Irwin, J.D., Johnson, A.M., Timmons, B.W., Vanderloo, L.M., & Driediger, M. (January 2016). Supporting Physical Activity in the Childcare Environment (SPACE): Rationale and Study Protocol for a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. BMC Public Health, 16, 112. doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-2775-9.

Martyniuk, O.J.M., Vanderloo, L.M., Irwin, J.D., Burke, S.M., & Tucker, P. (January 2016). Comparing the Nutrition Environment and Practices of Home and Centre-Based Childcare Facilities. Public Health Nutrition, 19(4), 575-584. doi.org/10.1017/S1368980015003535.




2015


Gilliland, J., Clark, A.F., Tucker, P., Prapavessis, H., Avison, W., & Wilk, P. (December 2015). The ACT-i-Pass Study Protocol: How Does Free Access to Recreation Opportunities Impact Children's Physical Activity Levels? BMC Public Health, 15, 1286. doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2637-x.

Vanderloo, L. M., &‎ Tucker P. (September 2015). An Objective Assessment of Toddlers' Physical Activity and Sedentary Levels. BMC Public Health, 15, 969. doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2335-8.

Tucker, P., Vanderloo, L.M., Burke, S.M., Irwin, J.D., Johnson, A.M. (September 2015). Prevalence and Influences of Preschoolers’ Sedentary Behaviors in Early Learning Centers: A Cross-Sectional Study. BMC Pediatrics, 15, 128. doi.org/10.1186/s12887-015-0441-5.

Vanderloo, L.M., Martyniuk, O.J.M., & Tucker, P. (September 2015). Physical and Sedentary Activity Among Preschoolers in Home-Based Childcare: A Systematic Review. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 12(6), 879-889. doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2013-0483.

Vanderloo, L.M., Tucker, P., Johnson, A.M., Burke, S.M., & Irwin, J.D. (August 2015). Environmental Influences on Preschoolers’ Physical Activity Levels in Various Early Learning Facilities. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 86(4), 360-370. doi.org/10.1080/02701367.2015.1053105.

Birken, C., Lichtblau, B., Lenton-Brym, T., Tucker, P., Maguire, J., Parkin, P., & Mahant, S. (August 2015). Parent's Perception of Stroller Use in Young Children: A Qualitative Study. BMC Public Health, 15, 808. doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-1989-6.

Irwin, J.D., Johnson, A.M., Vanderloo, L.M., Burke, S.M., & Tucker, P. (July 2015). Temperament and Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Sedentary Time among Canadian Preschoolers. Preventive Medicine Reports, 2, 598-601. doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2015.07.007.

Burke, S.M., Vanderloo, L., Gaston, A., Pearson, E.S., & Tucker, P. (2015). An Examination of Self-Reported Physical Activity and Physical Activity Self-Efficacy among Children with Obesity: Findings from the Children’s Health and Activity Modification Program (C.H.A.M.P.) Pilot Study. Retos: Nuevas tendencias en Educacion Fisica, Deporte y Recreacion (Challenges: New tendencies in Physical Education, Sport, and Recreation), 28, 212-218. https://www.redalyc.org/pdf/3457/345741428038.pdf

Mandich, G., Burke, S.M., Gaston, A., & Tucker, P. (May 2015). The Physical Activity Levels and Sedentary Behaviors of Latino Children in Canada. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12,5528-5539. doi.org/10.3390/ijerph120505528.

Vanderloo, L.M. & Tucker, P. (February 2015). Weekly Trends in Preschoolers’ Physical Activity and Sedentary Time in Childcare. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12, 2454-2464. doi.org/10.3390/ijerph120302454.




2014


Kennedy, S.K., Stafford, K.N., Phillips, S.M., Scott, K.J., & Tucker, P. (November 2014). Strategies for Inclusion in Play among Children with Physical Disabilities in Childcare Centres: An Integrative Review. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 34(4), 404-423. doi.org/10.3109/01942638.2014.904470.

Martyniuk, O.J.M., & Tucker, P. (July 2014). An Exploration of Early Childhood Education Students’ Knowledge and Preparation to Facilitate Physical Activity for Preschoolers: A Cross-Sectional Study. BMC Public Health, 14, 727. doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-727.

Tucker, P., Vanderloo, L.M., Irwin, J.D., Mandich, A.M., & Bossers, A. (June 2014). Exploring the Nexus between Health Promotion and Occupational Therapy: Synergies and Similarities. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 81(3), 183-193. doi.org/10.1177/0008417414533300.

Vanderloo, L.M., Tucker, P., Johnson, A.M., van Zandvoort, M.M., Burke, S.M., & Irwin, J.D. (January 2014). Influence of Center-Based Childcare on Physical Activity Levels of Preschoolers: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 11(2), 1794-1802. doi.org/10.3390/ijerph110201794.




2013


Tucker, P., Vanderloo, L.M., Newnham-Kanas, C., Burke, S.M., Irwin, J. D., Johnson, A.M., & van Zandvoort, M.M. (November 2013). Learning Environments’ Activity Potential for Preschoolers (LEAPP): Study Rationale and Design. Journal of Public Health Research, 2, e19. doi.org/10.4081/jphr.2013.e19.

Vanderloo, L.M., Tucker, P., Johnson, A.M., & Holmes, J.D. (November 2013). Physical Activity Among Preschoolers During Indoor and Outdoor Childcare Play Periods. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 38(11), 1173-1175. doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2013-0137.

Gordon, E., Tucker, P., Burke, S.M., & Carron, A.V. (September 2013). The Effectiveness of Physical Activity Interventions for Preschool-Aged Children: A Meta-Analysis. Research Quarterly for Exercise & Sport, 84(3), 287-294. doi.org/10.1080/02701367.2013.813894.




2012


Gilliland, J., Rangel, C.Y., Healy, M.A., Tucker, P., Loebach, J.E., Hess, P.M., He, M., Irwin, J.D., & Wilk, P. (December 2012). Linking Childhood Obesity to the Built Environment: A Multi-Level Analysis of Home and School Neighbourhood Factors associated with Body Mass Index. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 103(Suppl 3), S15-S21. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF03403830

Vanderloo, L.M., Tucker, P., Ismail, A., & van Zandvoort, M.M. (May 2012). Physical Activity Opportunities in Canadian Childcare Facilities: A Provincial/Territorial Review of Legislation. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 9, 461-472. doi.org/10.1123/jpah.9.4.461

He, M., Tucker, P., Gilliland, J., Irwin, J.D., Larsen, K., & Hess, P. (April 2012). The Influence of Local Food Environments on Adolescents’ Food Purchasing Behaviors. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 9, 1458-1471. doi.org/10.3390/ijerph9041458.

He, M., Tucker, P., Irwin, J.D., Gilliland, J., Larsen, K., & Hess, P. (March 2012). Obesogenic Neighborhoods: The Impact of Neighborhood Restaurants and Convenience Stores on Adolescents’ Food Consumption Behaviors. Public Health Nutrition, 15(12), 2331-2339. www.cambridge.org/core/journals/public-health-nutrition/article/obesogenic-neighbourhoods-the-impact-of-neighbourhood-restaurants-and-convenience-stores-on-adolescents-food-consumption-behaviours/F04847A1E75FA7A1D43F1F029330DDDA




2011


Tucker, P., van Zandvoort, M.M., Burke, S.M., & Irwin, J.D. (October 2011). Physical Activity at Daycare: Childcare Providers’ Perspectives for Improvements. Journal of Early Childhood Research, 9(3), 207-219. doi.org/10.1177/1476718X10389144.

Thomas, H.M., Fellner, L., Tucker, P., & Irwin, J.D. (July 2011). Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Challenges and Opportunities in After-School Programs: Providers’ Perspectives. Child Health and Education: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 3(2), 106-121. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jennifer_Irwin/publication/265036107_Healthy_Eating_and_Physical_Activity_Challenges_and_Opportunities_in_After-School_Programs_Providers'_Perspectives/links/544fa1bc0cf29473161dd494/Healthy-Eating-and-Physical-Activity-Challenges-and-Opportunities-in-After-School-Programs-Providers-Perspectives.pdf

Simpson, K.B., Tucker, P. & van Zandvoort, M.M. Fit to Teach Physical Education? (July 2011). Physical and Health Education Journal, 3(2), 1-9. https://ojs.acadiau.ca/index.php/phenex/article/view/1430

Tucker, P. & Irwin, J.D. (May 2011). University Students’ Satisfaction with, Interest in Improving, and Receptivity to Attending Programs Aimed at Health and Wellness: A Needs Assessment. Health Promotion Practice, 12(3), 388- 395. doi.org/10.1177%2F1524839908330814

Tucker, P., van Zandvoort, M.M., Burke, S.M., & Irwin, J.D. (March 2011). The Influence of Parents and the Home Environment on Preschoolers' Physical Activity Behaviours: A Qualitative Investigation of Childcare Providers’ Perspectives. BMC Public Health, 11, 168. doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-168.




2010


Van Zandvoort, M.M., Tucker, P., Irwin, J.D., & Burke, S.M. (2010). Physical Activity at Daycare: Issues, Challenges and Perspectives. Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 30(2), 175-188. doi: 10.1080/09575141003667282.

Tucker, P., & Irwin, J.D. (2010). Physical Activity Behaviours During the Preschool Years. Child Health and Education, 2(1), 60-70/ doi.org/10.1080/09575141003667282




2009


Larsen, K., Gilliland, J., Hess, P., Tucker, P., Irwin, J.D., & He, M. (2009). The Influence of the Physical Environment and Sociodemographic Characteristics on Children’s Mode of Travel to and From School. American Journal of Public Health, 99(3), 520-526. doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2008.135319.

Tucker, P., Irwin, J.D., Gilliland, J., He, M., Larsen, K., & Hess, P. (2009). Environmental Influences on Physical Activity Levels in Youth. Health & Place, 15, 357-363. www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1353829208000853?via%3Dihub.

†This study was used in the development of the 2012 Active Healthy Kids Canada Physical Activity Report Card.

Tucker, P. (2009). Bald is Beautiful? The Psychosocial Impact of Alopecia Areata. Journal of Health Psychology, 14(1), 142-151. doi.org/10.1177/1359105308097954.




2008


Tucker, P. (2008). The Physical Activity Levels of Preschool-Aged Children: A Systematic Review. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 23, 547–558. doi.org/ 10.1016/j.ecresq.2008.08.005

‡This article was the 6th most highly cited manuscript published in this journal (2010).

Tucker, P., Irwin, J.D., Gilliland, J., & He, M. (2008). Adolescents’ Perspective of Home, School and Neighborhood Environmental Influences on Physical Activity and Dietary Behaviors. Children, Youth and Environments, 18(2), 12-35. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7721/chilyoutenvi.18.2.0012#metadata_info_tab_contents




2007


Tucker, P., & Gilliland, J. (2007). The Effect of Season and Weather on Physical Activity: A Systematic Review. Public Health, 121(12), 909-922. doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2007.04.009

‡This article was the 2nd most highly cited manuscript published in this journal 2008.

Tucker, P., Gilliland, J., & Irwin, J.D. (2007). Splashpads, Swings, and Shade: Parents' Preferences for Neighborhood Parks. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 98(3), 198-202. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF03403712

Tucker, P., & Irwin, J.D. (2007). University Students’ Perspectives on a Physical Activity Record-Keeping Log. Health Promotion Practice, 8(2), 173-180. doi.org/ 10.1177/1524839906289584




2006


Gilliland, J., Holmes, M., Irwin, J.D., & Tucker, P. (2006). Environmental Equity is Child’s Play: Mapping Public Provision of Recreation Opportunities in Urban Neighbourhoods. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 1(3), 256-268. doi: 10.1080/17450120600914522

Tucker, P. & Irwin, J.D. (2006). Feasibility of a Campus-Based ‘Buddy-System’ to Promote Physical Activity: Canadian Students’ Perspectives. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 3(3), 323-334. doi.org/10.1080/17450120600914522

Tucker, P., Irwin, J.D., Sangster Bouck, L.M., He, M., & Pollett, G.L. (2006). Preventing Pediatric Obesity; Recommendations from a Community-Based Qualitative Investigation. Obesity Reviews, 7(3), 251-260. doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-789X.2004.00224.x

Tucker, P., Irwin, J.D., He, M., Sangster Bouck, L.M., & Pollett, G.L. (2006). Preschoolers’ Dietary Intake Behaviours: Parents’ Perspectives. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 67(2), 67-71. doi.org/10.3148/67.2.2006.67




2005


He, M., Irwin, J.D., Sangster Bouck, L.M., Tucker, P., & Pollett, G.L. (2005). Screen Viewing Behaviors among Preschoolers: Parents’ Perceptions. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 29(2), 120-125. doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2005.04.004

Irwin, J.D., He, M., Sangster Bouck, L.M., Tucker, P., & Pollett, G.L. (2005). Preschoolers’ Physical Activity Behaviours: Parents’ Perspectives. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 96(4), 299-303. Impact Factor: 1.094. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF03405170




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