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.
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
The effectiveness of Dutch Cell Dogs in correctional facilities in the Netherlands: a study protocol of a quasi-experimental trial
| 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...
Dogs for Diabetes
| Contributor(s):: Spero, D.
| Contributor(s):: Bushman, Barbara A.
Children, parents, and pets exercising together (CPET) randomised controlled trial: study rationale, design, and methods
| Contributor(s):: Yam, P. S., Morrison, R., Penpraze, V., Westgarth, C., Ward, D. S., Mutrie, N., Hutchison, P., Young, D., Reilly, J. J.
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.
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.
Overweight in dogs, but not in cats, is related to overweight in their owners
| 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...
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.
Back to the dogs
| Contributor(s):: Tatschl, C., Finsterer, J., Stollberger, C.
Dog ownership during pregnancy, maternal activity, and obesity: a cross-sectional study
| Contributor(s):: Westgarth, C., Liu, J., Heron, J., Ness, A. R., Bundred, P., Gaskell, R. M., German, A. J., McCune, S., Dawson, S.
Dog ownership, dog walking, and children's and parents' physical activity
| Contributor(s):: Salmon, J., Timperio, A., Chu, B., Veitch, J.
Is dog ownership or dog walking associated with weight status in children and their parents?
| Contributor(s):: Timperio, A., Salmon, J., Chu, B., Andrianopoulos, N.
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.
Relationships among dog ownership and leisure-time walking in Western Canadian adults
| Contributor(s):: Brown, S. G., Rhodes, R. E.
Dog ownership, health and physical activity: a critical review of the literature
| Contributor(s):: Cutt, H., Giles-Corti, B., Knuiman, M., Burke, V.
Dog-walking: Motivation for adherence to a walking program
| Contributor(s):: Johnson, Rebecca A., Meadows, Richard L.
Family dog ownership and levels of physical activity in childhood: Findings from the Child Heart and Health Study in England
| Contributor(s):: Owen, Christopher G., Nightingale, Claire M., Rudnicka, Alicja R., Ekelund, Ulf, McMinn, Alison M., van Sluijs, Esther M. F., Griffin, Simon J., Cook, Derek G., Whincup, Peter H.
Dog-human and dog-dog interactions of 260 dog-owning households in a community in Cheshire
| Contributor(s):: Westgarth, C., Pinchbeck, G. L., Bradshaw, J. W., Dawson, S., Gaskell, R. M., Christley, R. M.