Zan Gao

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2020

A longitudinal study of a multicomponent exercise intervention with remote guidance among breast cancer patients

Dong, X., Yi, X., Ding, M., Gao, Z., McDonough, D. J., Yi, N. & Qiao, W., May 2 2020, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 17, 10, 3425.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Bidirectional influence of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns on health behaviors and quality of life among chinese adults

Wang, X., Lei, S. M., Le, S., Yang, Y., Zhang, B., Yao, W., Gao, Z. & Cheng, S., Aug 1 2020, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 17, 15, p. 1-17 17 p., 5575.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

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

McDonough, D. J., Pope, Z. C., Zeng, N., Liu, W. & Gao, Z., Aug 1 2020, In : Games for Health Journal. 9, 4, p. 290-296 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

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., Feb 15 2019, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 21, 1, p. 80-88 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Effects of exergaming on motor skill competence, perceived competence, and physical activity in preschool children

Gao, Z., Zeng, N., Pope, Z. C., Wang, R. & Yu, F., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Sport and Health Science. 8, 2, p. 106-113 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Scopus citations
Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Feasibility of smartphone application and social media intervention on breast cancer survivors’ health outcomes

Pope, Z., Lee, J. E., Zeng, N., Lee, H. Y. & Gao, Z., 2019, In : Translational behavioral medicine. 9, 1, p. 11-22 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Longitudinal trajectories of children's physical activity and sedentary behaviors on weekdays and weekends

Zhang, P., Lee, J. E., Stodden, D. F. & Gao, Z., 2019, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 16, 12, p. 1123-1128 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Motor competence and health-related fitness in children: A cross-cultural comparison between Portugal and the United States

Luz, C., Cordovil, R., Rodrigues, L. P., Gao, Z., Goodway, J. D., Sacko, R. S., Nesbitt, D. R., Ferkel, R. C., True, L. K. & Stodden, D. F., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Sport and Health Science. 8, 2, p. 130-136 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Scopus citations

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

McDonough, D. J., Pope, Z. C., Zeng, N., Lee, J. E. & Gao, Z., Dec 1 2019, In : Journal of strength and conditioning research. 33, 12, p. 3220-3225 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Validation of four smartwatches in energy expenditure and heart rate assessment during exergaming

Pope, Z. C., Lee, J. E., Zeng, N. & Gao, Z., Jun 1 2019, In : Games for Health Journal. 8, 3, p. 205-212 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Effect of mini-trampoline physical activity on executive functions in preschool children

Wen, X., Zhang, Y., Gao, Z., Zhao, W., Jie, J. & Bao, L., Jan 1 2018, In : BioMed Research International. 2018, 2712803.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations
Open Access
5 Scopus citations

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

2 Scopus citations
2017
Open Access
5 Scopus citations

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

5 Scopus citations

Acute Effect of Virtual Reality Exercise Bike Games on College Students' Physiological and Psychological Outcomes

Zeng, N., Pope, Z. & Gao, Z., Jul 2017, In : Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. 20, 7, p. 453-457 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Impact of exergaming on young children's school day energy expenditure and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity levels

Gao, Z., Pope, Z., Lee, J. E., Stodden, D., Roncesvalles, N., Pasco, D., Huang, C. C. & Feng, D., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Sport and Health Science. 6, 1, p. 11-16 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
20 Scopus citations

Investigating elementary school children’s daily physical activity and sedentary behaviours during weekdays

Gao, Z., Chen, S., Huang, C. C., Stodden, D. F. & Xiang, P., Jan 2 2017, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 35, 1, p. 99-104 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Scopus citations

The effects of a bike active video game on players' physical activity and motivation

Pasco, D., Roure, C., Kermarrec, G., Pope, Z. & Gao, Z., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Sport and Health Science. 6, 1, p. 25-32 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
21 Scopus citations
2016

Associations between individual and environmental factors and habitual physical activity among older Chinese adults: A social–ecological perspective

Yi, X., Pope, Z., Gao, Z., Wang, S., Pan, F., Yan, J., Liu, M., Wu, P., Xu, J. & Wang, R., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Sport and Health Science. 5, 3, p. 315-321 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Effect of Active Videogames on Underserved Children's Classroom Behaviors, Effort, and Fitness

Gao, Z., Lee, J. E., Pope, Z. & Zhang, D., Oct 2016, In : Games for Health Journal. 5, 5, p. 318-324 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Effect of the SPARK program on physical activity, cardiorespiratory endurance, and motivation in middle-school students

Fu, Y., Gao, Z., Hannon, J. C., Burns, R. D. & Brusseau, T. A., May 2016, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 13, 5, p. 534-542 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Effects of Body Mass Index on Children's Physical Activity Levels in School-Based "dance Dance Revolution"

Pope, Z., Chen, S., Pasco, D. & Gao, Z., Jun 1 2016, In : Games for health journal. 5, 3, p. 183-188 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Impact of national physical activity and health guidelines and documents on research on teaching K-12 physical education in U.S.A.

Li, W., Xiang, P., Gao, Z., Shen, B., Yin, Z. & Kong, Q., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. 35, 2, p. 85-96 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Young children's energy expenditure and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity on weekdays and weekends

Lee, J. E., Stodden, D. F. & Gao, Z., Sep 2016, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 13, 9, p. 1013-1016 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2015

A comparison of children's physical activity levels in physical education, recess, and exergaming

Gao, Z., Chen, S. & Stodden, D. F., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 12, 3, p. 349-354 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

A meta-analysis of active video games on health outcomes among children and adolescents

Gao, Z., Chen, S., Pasco, D. & Pope, Z., Sep 1 2015, In : Obesity Reviews. 16, 9, p. 783-794 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Fun, Flow, and Fitness: Opinions for Making More Effective Active Videogames

Maloney, A. E., Mellecker, R., Buday, R., Gao, Z., Hinkley, T., Esparza, L. & Alexander, S., Feb 1 2015, In : Games for Health Journal. 4, 1, p. 53-57 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Need satisfaction, motivation, and engagement among high-performance youth athletes: A multiple mediation analysis

Podlog, L., Gustafsson, H., Skoog, T., Gao, Z., Westin, M., Werner, S. & Alricsson, M., Oct 2 2015, In : International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 13, 4, p. 415-433 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Using the transtheoretical model to examine the effects of exergaming on physical activity among children

Pope, Z. C., Lewis, B. A. & Gao, Z., Sep 2015, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 12, 9, p. 1205-1212 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2014

Dynamic relationships between motor skill competence and health-related fitness in youth

Stodden, D. F., Gao, Z., Goodway, J. D. & Langendorfer, S. J., Aug 2014, In : Pediatric exercise science. 26, 3, p. 231-241 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations

Effects of exergaming based exercise on urban children's physical activity participation and body composition

Gao, Z. & Xiang, P., Jul 1 2014, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 11, 5, p. 992-998 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Examining elementary school childrens level of enjoyment of traditional tag games vs. interactive dance games

Gao, Z., Zhang, P. & Podlog, L. W., Sep 3 2014, In : Psychology, Health and Medicine. 19, 5, p. 605-613 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

The contributing role of physical education in youth's daily physical activity and sedentary behavior

Chen, S., Kim, Y. & Gao, Z., Feb 4 2014, In : BMC public health. 14, 1, 110.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2013
39 Scopus citations

Associations among selected motor skills and health-related fitness: Indirect evidence for Seefeldt's proficiency barrier in young adults?

Stodden, D. F., True, L. K., Langendorfer, S. J. & Gao, Z., Nov 25 2013, In : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 84, 3, p. 397-403 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
17 Scopus citations

Children's physical activity levels and psychological correlates in interactive dance versus aerobic dance

Gao, Z., Zhang, T. & Stodden, D., Sep 2013, In : Journal of Sport and Health Science. 2, 3, p. 146-151 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Influence of a health-related physical fitness model on students' physical activity, perceived competence, and enjoyment

Fu, Y., Gao, Z., Hannon, J., Shultz, B., Newton, M. & Sibthorp, J., Dec 1 2013, In : Perceptual and Motor Skills. 117, 3, p. 956-970 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Injury rehabilitation overadherence: Preliminary scale validation and relationships with athletic identity and self-presentation concerns

Podlog, L., Gao, Z., Kenow, L., Kleinert, J., Granquist, M., Newton, M. & Hannon, J., May 2013, In : Journal of Athletic Training. 48, 3, p. 372-381 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Instructional choices and student engagement in physical education

Gao, Z., Xiang, P. & Chen, S., 2013, In : Asian Journal of Exercise and Sports Science. 10, p. 90-97

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The impact of achievement goals on cardiorespiratory fitness: Does self-efficacy make a difference?

Gao, Z., Xiang, P., Lochbaum, M. & Guan, J., Nov 25 2013, In : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 84, 3, p. 313-322 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Video game-based exercise, Latino children's physical health, and academic achievement

Gao, Z., Hannan, P., Xiang, P., Stodden, D. F. & Valdez, V. E., Mar 2013, In : American journal of preventive medicine. 44, 3 SUPPL. 3, p. S240-S246

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations