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Relationships between College Students' Sedentary Behavior, Sleep Quality, and Body Mass Index.

Wenxi Liu, Qin Yuan, Nan Zeng, Daniel J McDonough, Kun Tao, Qingwen Peng, Zan Gao,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Sedentary behavior (SB), sleep efficiency (SE), sleep duration (SD), and body mass index (BMI) are crucial determinants of an individual's health. However, empirical evidence regarding associations between these factors in young adults living in China remains unknown. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between accelerometer-measured ... Read more >>

Int J Environ Res Public Health (International journal of environmental research and public health)
[2021, 18(8):]

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Effect of Wearable Technology-Based Physical Activity Interventions on Breast Cancer Survivors' Physiological, Cognitive, and Emotional Outcomes: A Systematic Review.

Daphne S Blount, Daniel J McDonough, Zan Gao,

This systematic review synthesized all randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and controlled trials examining the effects of wearable health technology-based physical activity interventions on physiological, cognitive, and emotional outcomes in breast cancer survivors (BCS). We searched NCBI, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, Web of Science, PubMed, and Medline from inception to March ... Read more >>

J Clin Med (Journal of clinical medicine)
[2021, 10(9):]

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Health wearable devices for weight and BMI reduction in individuals with overweight/obesity and chronic comorbidities: systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Daniel J McDonough, Xiwen Su, Zan Gao,

<h4>Objective</h4>To analyse the comparative effectiveness of different health wearable-based physical activity (PA) promotion intervention strategies against each other and control for reducing body weight and body mass index (BMI) in individuals with overweight/obesity and chronic comorbidities.<h4>Design</h4>Systematic review and network meta-analysis (PROSPERO identifier: CRD42020158191).<h4>Data sources</h4>We performed two independent searches from December ... Read more >>

Br J Sports Med (British journal of sports medicine)
[2021, :]

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Small-Groups Versus Full-Class Exergaming on Urban Minority Adolescents' Physical Activity, Enjoyment, and Self-Efficacy.

Daniel J McDonough, Wenxi Liu, Xiwen Su, Zan Gao,

<h4>Background</h4>The effects of school-based exergaming interventions on adolescents' physical activity (PA) and psychosocial outcomes have been mixed. Researchers speculate this may be attributed to design issues. Therefore, this study examined differences in urban minority adolescents' PA, enjoyment, and self-efficacy during small-groups and full-class exergaming.<h4>Methods</h4>Forty-seven urban minority adolescents (83% black; X¯age=11.8+1.3 ... Read more >>

J Phys Act Health (Journal of physical activity & health)
[2021, 18(2):192-198]

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Effects of Physical Activity on Children's Motor Skill Development: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Daniel J McDonough, Wenxi Liu, Zan Gao,

<h4>Objective</h4>This systematic review synthesized current randomized controlled trials (RCTs) examining casual evidence regarding the effects of traditional and exergaming-based physical activity (PA) interventions on motor skill development in typically developed children (i.e., those aged 6-12 years).<h4>Methods</h4>We adhered to the PRISMA-P statement and searched electronic databases (Medline, PsycInfo, Web of Science, ... Read more >>

Biomed Res Int (BioMed research international)
[2020, 2020:8160756]

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Effect of Active Video Games on Healthy Children's Fundamental Motor Skills and Physical Fitness: A Systematic Review.

Wenxi Liu, Nan Zeng, Daniel J McDonough, Zan Gao,

<i>Objective</i>: The present study aimed to synthesize the most updated literature regarding the casual evidence of the effects of active video games (AVGs) on fundamental motor skills (FMS; locomotor skills and object control skills) and physical fitness among healthy children. <i>Methods</i>: Electronic databases were searched through October 2020. Peer-reviewed randomized ... Read more >>

Int J Environ Res Public Health (International journal of environmental research and public health)
[2020, 17(21):]

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Effect of Children's Weight Status on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior during Physical Education, Recess, and After School.

Zachary C Pope, Charles Huang, David Stodden, Daniel J McDonough, Zan Gao,

Children's body mass index may affect physical activity (PA) participation. Therefore, this study examined the effect of children's weight status on underserved elementary school children's PA and sedentary behavior (SB) throughout the segmented day. Participants were 138 children (X¯age = 8.14 years). Children's height and weight were measured with subsequent ... Read more >>

J Clin Med (Journal of clinical medicine)
[2020, 9(8):]

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Investigating the Associations among Drug Dependents' Family Function and Exercise Attitudes: Marital Status Differences.

Jianing Liu, Daniel J McDonough, Yingying Wang, Yu Zhou, Zan Gao, Chenglin Zhou,

This paper examines: (1) The demographic characteristics of different marital statuses of drug dependents; (2) differences in exercise attitudes and family function by marital status; and (3) if family function factors correlated with exercise attitudes and if exercise attitude factors correlated with family function. Multivariate analyses of variance (MANOVAs) revealed ... Read more >>

Int J Environ Res Public Health (International journal of environmental research and public health)
[2020, 17(21):]

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Virtual Reality Exercise as a Coping Strategy for Health and Wellness Promotion in Older Adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Zan Gao, Jung Eun Lee, Daniel J McDonough, Callie Albers,

The December 2019 COVID-19 outbreak in China has led to worldwide quarantine, as recommended by local governments and the World Health Organization. Particularly affected are older adults (i.e., those aged ≥ 65 years) who are at elevated risk for various adverse health outcomes, including declines in motor ability and physical ... Read more >>

J Clin Med (Journal of clinical medicine)
[2020, 9(6):]

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Application of network meta-analysis in the field of physical activity and health promotion.

Xiwen Su, Daniel J McDonough, Haitao Chu, Minghui Quan, Zan Gao,

Continued advancement in the field of physical activity and health promotion relies heavily on the synthesis of rigorous scientific evidence. As such, systematic reviews and meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials have led to a better understanding of which intervention strategies are superior (i.e., produce the greatest effects) in physical activity-based ... Read more >>

J Sport Health Sci (Journal of sport and health science)
[2020, 9(6):511-520]

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Comparison of College Students' Blood Pressure, Perceived Exertion, and Psychosocial Outcomes During Virtual Reality, Exergaming, and Traditional Exercise: An Exploratory Study.

Daniel J McDonough, Zachary C Pope, Nan Zeng, Wenxi Liu, Zan Gao,

<b><i>Objective:</i></b> Integrating novel technologies, such as virtual reality (VR), into traditional exercise apparatuses (e.g., stationary bikes) may assist in promoting physical activity (PA) participation among young adults. Therefore, this study's purpose was to examine young adults' systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP) change (BP<sub>post</sub> - BP<sub>pre</sub>), rating of perceived exertion ... Read more >>

Games Health J (Games for health journal)
[2020, 9(4):290-296]

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The Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Exercise on Individual's Physiological, Psychological and Rehabilitative Outcomes: A Systematic Review.

Jiali Qian, Daniel J McDonough, Zan Gao,

<i>Objective purpose:</i> This review synthesized the literature examining the effects of virtual reality (VR)-based exercise on physiological, psychological, and rehabilitative outcomes in various populations. <i>Design:</i> A systematic review. <i>Data sources:</i> 246 articles were retrieved using key words, such as "VR", "exercise intervention", "physiological", "psychology", and "rehabilitation" through nine databases including ... Read more >>

Int J Environ Res Public Health (International journal of environmental research and public health)
[2020, 17(11):]

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A Longitudinal Study of a Multicomponent Exercise Intervention with Remote Guidance among Breast Cancer Patients.

Xiaosheng Dong, Xiangren Yi, Meng Ding, Zan Gao, Daniel J McDonough, Nuo Yi, Wenzhen Qiao,

Purpose: Breast cancer patients in treatment suffer from long-term side effects that seriously influence their physical and mental health. The aim of this study was to examine effectiveness of a 12-week multicomponent exercise (ME) with remote guidance intervention on health-related outcomes after one year among breast cancer patients. Methods: In ... Read more >>

Int J Environ Res Public Health (International journal of environmental research and public health)
[2020, 17(10):]

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A Systematic Review of Active Video Games on Youth's Body Composition and Physical Activity.

Zan Gao, Nan Zeng, Daniel J McDonough, Xiwen Su,

In the past decade, active video games (AVGs) have started to find their way into communities, schools, and homes as a possible solution to promote physical activity (PA) and prevent childhood obesity. However, the evidence regarding its effectiveness on body composition and objectively measured PA in youth remains inconclusive. Thus, ... Read more >>

Int J Sports Med (International journal of sports medicine)
[2020, 41(9):561-573]

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Acute Effects of Immersive Virtual Reality Exercise on Young Adults' Situational Motivation.

Wenxi Liu, Nan Zeng, Zachary C Pope, Daniel J McDonough, Zan Gao,

The development of innovative technology, such as virtual reality (VR), has provided opportunities for promoting physical activity (PA) in a fun and engaging manner. The purpose of this study was to examine differences in young adults' situational motivation (SM) among immersive VR, non-immersive VR, and traditional stationary cycling sessions. In ... Read more >>

J Clin Med (Journal of clinical medicine)
[2019, 8(11):]

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Retired Elite Athletes' Physical Activity, Physiological, and Psychosocial Outcomes During Single- and Double-Player Exergaming.

Daniel J McDonough, Zachary C Pope, Nan Zeng, Jung Eun Lee, Zan Gao,

McDonough, DJ, Pope, ZC, Zeng, N, Lee, JE, and Gao, Z. Retired elite athletes' physical activity, physiological, and psychosocial outcomes during single- and double-player exergaming. J Strength Cond Res 33(12): 3220-3225, 2019-Elite athletes (i.e., athletes who play sport professionally) are a population who commonly exceed recommended physical activity (PA) guidelines ... Read more >>

J Strength Cond Res (Journal of strength and conditioning research)
[2019, 33(12):3220-3225]

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Comparison of College Students' Energy Expenditure, Physical Activity, and Enjoyment during Exergaming and Traditional Exercise.

Daniel J McDonough, Zachary C Pope, Nan Zeng, Jung Eun Lee, Zan Gao,

This study evaluated the effects of exergaming on college students' energy expenditure (EE), moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), light physical activity (LPA), rating of perceived exertion (RPE), and enjoyment compared to traditional treadmill exercise, and sex differences. Sixty college students (30 female; X ¯ <sub>age</sub> = 23.6 ± 4.1 years) completed ... Read more >>

J Clin Med (Journal of clinical medicine)
[2018, 7(11):]

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