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  1. Examining Obedience Training as a Physical Activity Intervention for Dog Owners: Findings from the Stealth Pet Obedience Training (SPOT) Pilot Study

    Contributor(s):: Potter, K., Masteller, B., Balzer, L. B.

  2. The Role of Pets in Supporting Cognitive-Behavioral Chronic Pain Self-Management: Perspectives of Older Adults

    Contributor(s):: Janevic, Mary R., Shute, Varick, Connell, Cathleen M., Piette, John D., Goesling, Jenna, Fynke, Julie

  3. The effectiveness of Dutch Cell Dogs in correctional facilities in the Netherlands: a study protocol of a quasi-experimental trial

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    | Contributor(s):: Gerdien Schenk, Hanne M. Duindam, Hanneke E. Creemers, Machteld Hoeve, Geert Jan J. M. Stams, Jessica J. Asscher

    Background Many former inmates recidivate, resulting in high costs for societies worldwide. Evidence based treatment practices may not work in prisons, due to detainees’ lacking motivation, impaired well-being, and an unsafe group environment. One attempt to improve social group climate...

  4. Dogs for Diabetes

    | Contributor(s):: Spero, D.

  5. Pawsitive thinking

  6. Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Bushman, Barbara A.

  7. Walking the dog: The effect of pet ownership on human health and health behaviors

    | Contributor(s):: Utz, Rebecca L.

  8. Doggone it! Pets are good for your heart

  9. Children, parents, and pets exercising together (CPET) randomised controlled trial: study rationale, design, and methods

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    | Contributor(s):: Yam, P. S., Morrison, R., Penpraze, V., Westgarth, C., Ward, D. S., Mutrie, N., Hutchison, P., Young, D., Reilly, J. J.

  10. Overweight in dogs, but not in cats, is related to overweight in their owners

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    | Contributor(s):: Nijland, M. L., Stam, F., Seidell, J. C.

    Objective To quantify the environmental component of aetiology of overweight and obesity by examining the relationship between the degree of overweight in dogs and cats and the degree of overweight in their owners. Design Cross-sectional study. Main outcome measures of the owners were...

  11. Features of the neighborhood environment and walking by U.S. adults

    | Contributor(s):: Suminski, R. R., Poston, W. S., Petosa, R. L., Stevens, E., Katzenmoyer, L. M.

  12. Dog walking is associated with a favorable risk profile independent of moderate to high volume of physical activity

    | Contributor(s):: Lentino, C., Visek, A. J., McDonnell, K., DiPietro, L.

  13. Pilot study of a dog walking randomized intervention: effects of a focus on canine exercise

    | Contributor(s):: Rhodes, R. E., Murray, H., Temple, V. A., Tuokko, H., Higgins, J. W.

  14. Playing with pets and longevity among older people

    | Contributor(s):: Tucker, Joan S., Friedman, Howard S., Tsai, Catherine M., Martin, Leslie R.

  15. Never get sick!

    | Contributor(s):: Kirchheimer, Sid, Giralt, Steve

  16. Relationships among dog ownership and leisure-time walking in Western Canadian adults

    | Contributor(s):: Brown, S. G., Rhodes, R. E.

  17. The influence of the built environment, social environment and health behaviors on body mass index. results from RESIDE

    | Contributor(s):: Christian, H., Giles-Corti, B., Knuiman, M., Timperio, A., Foster, S.

  18. Physical activity, weight status, and neighborhood characteristics of dog walkers

    | Contributor(s):: Coleman, K. J., Rosenberg, D. E., Conway, T. L., Sallis, J. F., Saelens, B. E., Frank, L. D., Cain, K.

  19. Dog ownership, dog walking, and children's and parents' physical activity

    | Contributor(s):: Salmon, J., Timperio, A., Chu, B., Veitch, J.

  20. Back to the dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Tatschl, C., Finsterer, J., Stollberger, C.