Personal profile


  • Population-based physical activity promotion to fight childhood obesity Application of modern technology (e.g., active video games, smartphone Apps) in interventions to promote physical activity and health Psychosocial and behavioral correlates/determinants of physical activity behavior Children’s motor skill, physical activity, fitness, cognition and academic achievement Health disparities and physical activity

Fingerprint The Fingerprint is created by mining the titles and abstracts of the person's research outputs and projects/funding awards to create an index of weighted terms from discipline-specific thesauri.

  • 2 Similar Profiles
Exercise Medicine & Life Sciences
Physical Education and Training Medicine & Life Sciences
Students Medicine & Life Sciences
Video Games Medicine & Life Sciences
Self Efficacy Medicine & Life Sciences
Motivation Medicine & Life Sciences
Dancing Medicine & Life Sciences
physical education Social Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2008 2019

Research Output 1997 2018

Acculturation and Adherence to Physical Activity Recommendations Among Chinese American and Non-Hispanic White Breast Cancer Survivors

Le, Y., Gao, Z., Gomez, S. L., Pope, Z., Dong, R., Allen, L., Chang, M. W. & Wang, J. H. Y. Mar 22 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asian Americans
Breast Neoplasms

Students' Gender Stereotypes about Running in Schools

Xiang, P., McBride, R. E., Lin, S., Gao, Z. & Francis, X. Apr 3 2018 In : Journal of Experimental Education. 86, 2, p. 233-246 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


The Role of Youth Sports in Promoting Children's Physical Activity and Preventing Pediatric Obesity: A Systematic Review

Lee, J. E., Pope, Z. & Gao, Z. Jan 2 2018 In : Behavioral Medicine. 44, 1, p. 62-76 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pediatric Obesity
Youth Sports
2 Citations
Low Back Pain
Quality of Life
Randomized Controlled Trials

Acute effect of active video games on older children's mood change

Lee, J. E., Xiang, P. & Gao, Z. May 1 2017 In : Computers in Human Behavior. 70, p. 97-103 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Video Games
Pediatric Obesity
Age Groups