Publications: Exercise

Biddle, S.J.H., & Nigg, C.R. (2000). Theories of exercise behavior. International Journal of Sport Psychology00, 0-00.

Bock, B.C., Marcus, B.H., Rossi, J.S., & Redding, C.A. (1998). Motivational readiness for change: Diet, exercise, and smoking. American Journal of Health Behavior, 22, 248-258.

Burbank, P.M., Padula, C.A., & Nigg, C.R. (2000). Changing health behaviors of older adults.Journal of Gerontological Nursing26(3), 26-33.

Courneya, K.S. Estabrooks, P.A. & Nigg, C.R. (1997). A simple reinforcement strategy for increasing attendance at a fitness facility. Health Education & Behavior24(6), 708-715.

Courneya, K.S. Estabrooks, P.A. & Nigg, C.R. (1997). Predicting exercise stage transition in older persons over a three-year period: An application of the theory of planned behavior.Avante3(1), 1-13.

Courneya, K.S., Nigg, C.R. & Estabrooks, P.A. (1998). Relationships among the theory of planned behavior, stages of change, and exercise behavior in older persons over a three-year period. Psychology & Health13, 355-367.

Emmons, K. M., B. H. Marcus, et al. (1994). “Mechanisms in multiple risk factor interventions: smoking, physical activity, and dietary fat intake among manufacturing workers.” Preventive Medicine 23: 481-489.

Estabrooks, P.A., Courneya, K.S. & Nigg, C.R. (1996). Effect of a stimulus control intervention on attendance at a university fitness center. Behavior Modification20(2), 202-215.

Hausenblas, H.A., Nigg, C.R., Dannecker, E.A., Symons, D.A., Ellis, S.R., Fallon, E.A., Focht, B.C. & Loving, M.C. (in press). A missing piece of the transtheoretical model applied to exercise: Development and validation of the temptation to not exercise scale. Research Quarterly of Exercise and Sports

Laforge, R. G., J. S. Rossi, et al. (in press). “Stage of regular exercise and health-related quality of life.” Preventive Medicine.

Marcus, B. H., Banspach, S. W., Lefebvre, R. C., Rossi, J. S., Carleton, R. A., & Abrams, D. B. (1992). Using the stage of change model to increase the adoption of physical activity among community participants. American Journal of Health Promotion6, 424-429.

Marcus, B. H., Eaton, C. A., Rossi, J. S., & Harlow, L. L. (1994). Self-efficacy, decision-making and the stages of change: An integrative model of physical exercise. Journal of Applied Social Psychology24, 489-508.

Marcus, B. H., Emmons, K. M., Simkin-Silverman, L. R., Linnan, L. A., Taylor, E. R., Bock, B. C., Roberts, M. B., Rossi, J. S., & Abrams, D. B. (1998). Evaluation of motivationally tailored vs. standard self-help physical activity interventions at the workplace. American Journal of Health Promotion12, 246-253.

Marcus, B. H., Rakowski, W., & Rossi, J. S. (1992). Assessing motivational readiness and decision-making for exercise. Health Psychology11, 257-261.

Marcus, B. H., Rossi, J. S., Selby, V. C., Niaura, R. S., & Abrams, D. B. (1992). The stages and processes of exercise adoption and maintenance in a worksite sample. Health Psychology11(6), 386-395.

Marcus, B. H., Selby, V. C., Niaura, R. S., & Rossi, J. S. (1992). Self-efficacy and the stages of exercise behavior change. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport63, 60-66.

Marcus, B. H., Simkin, L. R., Rossi, J. S., & Pinto, B. M. (1996). Longitudinal shifts in employees’ stages and processes of exercise behavior change. American Journal of Health Promotion10(3), 195-200.

Marcus, B. M., Nigg, C. R., Riebe, D., & Forsyth, L. H. (2000). Interactive communication strategies: Implications for population-based physical activity promotion. American Journal of Preventive Medicine19(2), 121-126.

Nigg, C. R. (in press). Explaining Adolescent Exercise Behavior Change: A Longitudinal Application of the Transtheoretical Model. Annals of Behavioral Medicine

Nigg, C.R. (1999). Predicting, explaining and understanding adolescent exercise behavior using longitudinal and cross-sectional approaches. Doctoral Dissertation. Kingston, RI, University of Rhode Island.

Nigg, C.R., Burbank, P., Padula, C., Dufresne, R., Rossi, J. S., Velicer, W. F., Laforge, R. G. & Prochaska, J. O. (1999). Stages of change across ten health risk behaviors for older adults. The Gerontologist39, 473-482.

Nigg, C.R. & Courneya, K.S. (1998). Transtheoretical model: Examining adolescent exercise behavior. Journal of Adolescent Health22, 214-224.

Nigg, C.R., Courneya, K.S. & Estabrooks, P.A. (1997). Maintaining attendance at a fitness center: An application of the decision balance sheet. Behavioral Medicine23(3), 130-137.

Norman, G. (1998). A cluster analytic test of the transtheoretical model applied to exercise behavior. Psychology. Kingston, RI, University of Rhode Island.

Pinto, B. M. and B. H. Marcus (1994). “Physical activity, exercise, and cancer in women.”Medicine, Exercise, Nutrition and Health 3: 102-111.

Prochaska, J. O., W. F. Velicer, et al. (1994). “Stages of change and decisional balance for 12 problem behaviors.” Health Psychology 13: 39-46.

Prochaska, J. O. and B. H. Marcus (1995). The transtheoretical model: Applications to exercise. Exercise Adherence II. R. Dishman. Illinois, Human Kinetics Press.

Reed, G. R. (1993). The transtheoretical model and exercise behavior: A comparison of five staging methods. Psychology. Kingston, RI, University of Rhode Island.

Reed, G. (1995). Measuring stage of change for exercise. Psychology. Kingston, RI, University of Rhode Island.

Reed, G.R., Velicer, W.F., & Prochaska, J.O. (1997). What makes a good staging algorithm: Examples from regular exercise. American Journal of Health Promotion, 12, 57-67.

Riebe, D. and C. Nigg (1998). “Setting the stage for healthy living.” ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal 2(3): 11-15.

Schmid, S., Keller, S., Nigg, C., & Basler, H-D. (1999). Das Transtheoretische Modell und die Förderung körperlicher Aktivität. (The Tanstheoretical Model and the promotion of physical activity). In S. Keller (Ed.), Motivation zur Verhaltens Änderung-Das Transteoretische Modell in Forschung und Praxis (Behavior change motivation: The Transtheoretical Model in research and practice), (pp.145-158). Freiburg, Germany: Lambertus-Verlag GmbH.