Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2022 Daily and hourly patterns of physical activity and sedentary behavior of older adults: Atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) studyPreventive Medicine Reports.  28. 2022
2022 Higher 24-h Total Movement Activity Percentile Is Associated with Better Cognitive Performance in U.S. Older AdultsMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.  54:1317-1325. 2022
2022 Factors Associated with Age-Related Declines in Cardiorespiratory Fitness from Early Adulthood Through Midlife: CARDIAMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.  54:1147-1154. 2022
2022 Association of Hearing Impairment and 24-Hour Total Movement Activity in a Representative Sample of US AdultsJAMA Network Open.  5. 2022
2022 Daily steps and all-cause mortality: a meta-analysis of 15 international cohortsLancet Public Health.  7:e219-e228. 2022
2022 Effects of Large‐Scale Municipal Safe Routes to School Infrastructure on Student Active Travel and Physical Activity: Design, Methods, and Baseline Data of the Safe Travel Environment Evaluation in Texas Schools (STREETS) Natural ExperimentInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  19. 2022
2022 Moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity among adolescents in the USA during the COVID-19 pandemicPreventive Medicine Reports.  25. 2022
2021 Responses to the physical activity guidelines and dissemination strategies for behavior change in a representative sample of US adultsJournal of Physical Activity and Health.  18:1342-1351. 2021
2021 US Population-referenced Percentiles for Wrist-Worn Accelerometer-derived ActivityMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.  53:2455-2464. 2021
2021 Implementation Quality Impacts Fourth Grade Students’ Participation in Physically Active Academic LessonsPrevention Science.  22:950-959. 2021
2021 Association of the Quality Rating and Improvement System, Texas Rising Star, on Physical Activity and Screen Time Policies and Practices in Texas Child Care CentersAmerican Journal of Health Promotion.  35:984-987. 2021
2021 Y-PATHS: A conceptual framework for classifying the timing, how, and setting of youth physical activityJournal of Physical Activity and Health.  18:310-317. 2021
2020 Associations of Urbanicity and Sociodemographic Characteristics with Protective Health Behaviors and Reasons for Leaving the Home During COVID-19Health Psychology Bulletin.  4:53-53. 2020
2020 Adiposity, cardiovascular, and health-related quality of life indicators and the reallocation of waking movement behaviors in preschool children with overweight and obesity: An isotemporal data analysisPLoS One.  15. 2020
2020 Health behavior changes during covid-19 pandemic and subsequent “stay-at-home” ordersInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  17:1-16. 2020
2020 Examining physical activity policies to practice implementation: Results from the Texas Early Childhood Physical Activity Survey in non-Head Start childcare centersPreventive Medicine Reports.  17. 2020
2019 Neighborhood Food Environment and Physical Activity Among U.S. AdolescentsAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine.  57:24-31. 2019
2019 Physical activity, screen time, and outdoor learning environment practices and policy implementation: A cross sectional study of Texas child care centersBMC Public Health.  19. 2019
2019 Chocolate Milk versus carbohydrate supplements in adolescent athletes: A field based studyJournal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.  16. 2019
2017 Estimating accuracy at exercise intensities: A comparative study of self-monitoring heart rate and physical activity wearable devicesJMIR mHealth and uHealth.  5. 2017
2017 Best practices and barriers to obesity prevention in head start: Differences between director and teacher perceptionsPreventing Chronic Diseases: Public health research, practice, and policy.  14. 2017

Research Overview

  • physical activity, sedentary behavior, sleep, 24-hour activity cycles, wearable devices as measurement tools, chronic disease epidemiology
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Behavioral Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 2019
  • Master of Science, 2016
  • Bachelor's Degree, 2013
  • Full Name

  • Erin Dooley