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¡Bienvenidos!

Welcome to the Physical Activity & Sedentary Behavior Special Interest Group (SIG)

We are excited about your interest in the HCHS/SOL Physical Activity & Sedentary Behavior Special Interest Group (SIG). Our group provides a forum for collaboration and discussion of all issues and topics related to physical activity and sedentary behavior such as: 1) Manuscript ideas; 2) Analytic and methodological challenges; 3) Presentations of findings; 4) Ancillary study proposal ideas, and 5) Article Reviews. Our SIG members come from different disciplines, including exercise physiology, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, nutrition, and others. We have members at different career stages. The HCHS/SOL Physical Activity calls are on the third Tuesday of every other month at 3:00 pm Eastern. Members may participate in some or all meetings as their schedules allow.

HCHS/SOL is a cohort study of 16,415 Hispanic/Latino adults aged 18-74 years from randomly selected households in four US cities (Chicago, Miami, Bronx, San Diego) with baseline clinic examination (2008-2011), yearly telephone follow-up assessments, and ongoing second clinic examination (2014-2017). Physical activity and sedentary behavior were assessed ONLY at HCHS/SOL baseline clinic examination (2008-20011) with (1) an accelerometer (Actical) for one week and with (2) self-reported assessment of their physical activity levels during a typical week (Global Physical Activity Questionnaire, GPAQ) to obtain information about participants’ habitual activities in three domains (work, transportation, and leisure), and a question about time spent sitting or reclining on an average day. Researchers interested in HCHS/SOL Physical Activity & Sedentary Behavior are encouraged to consult the following articles:

-Accelerometer adherence and performance in a cohort study of US Hispanic adults
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?cmd=Retrieve&list_uids=25137369

-Physical Activity Levels in U.S. Latino/Hispanic Adults
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?cmd=Retrieve&list_uids=26597505

-Accelerometer-measured sedentary time among Hispanic adults
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4721303/?tool=pmcentrez

In addition, please see the following sections of the HCHS/SOL website:
Publications (https://www2.cscc.unc.edu/hchs/view/biblio/title)
Forms (https://www2.cscc.unc.edu/hchs/manuals-forms)

We look forward to hearing from you!

Daniela Sotres-Alvarez, DrPH
Research Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Co-Investigator, HCHS/SOL Coordinating Center

Kelly Evenson, PhD
Research Professor of Epidemiology
Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Co-Investigator, HCHS/SOL Coordinating Center

Member - Last, First Center Affiliation / Site
Administration, HCHS Coordinating Center - Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center - UNC at Chapel Hill
Andriankaja, Oelisoa
Arredondo, Elva Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Barboza, Jonathan
Bejarano, Carolina Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Bellettiere, John Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Camplain, Ricky Coordinating Center - Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center - UNC at Chapel Hill
Carlson, Jordan Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Chang, Ya-Ju Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Chen, Guochong Field Center: Bronx (Einstein College of Medicine)
Crespo, Noe Affiliated Investigator - Not at HCHS/SOL site
Cuthbertson, Carmen
Diaz, Keith Field Center: Bronx (Einstein College of Medicine)
Evenson, Kelly Coordinating Center - Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center - UNC at Chapel Hill
Fernandez, Antonio Affiliated Investigator - Not at HCHS/SOL site
Figueroa, Roger
Forbang, Nketi Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Foti, Samantha Field Center: Miami (University of Miami)
Garcia, Marc
Gellman, Marc Field Center: Miami (University of Miami)
Ginzburg, Shir Field Center: Bronx (Einstein College of Medicine)
Hankinson, Arlene Field Center: Chicago (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Hannan, Mary Field Center: Chicago (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Hoffman, Howard NIH Institution - NIDCD - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Isasi, Carmen Field Center: Bronx (Einstein College of Medicine)
Laddu, Deepika Field Center: Chicago (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Levy, Susan Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Li, Dongmei
Lopez, Nanette Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Marquez, David Field Center: Chicago (University of Illinois at Chicago)
McMurray, Robert Affiliated Investigator - Not at HCHS/SOL site
Moncrieft, Ashley Field Center: Miami (University of Miami)
Moore, Christopher Coordinating Center - Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center - UNC at Chapel Hill
Moreiras, Juan Field Center: Miami (University of Miami)
Murillo, Rosenda (Rosie) Affiliated Investigator - Not at HCHS/SOL site
Pichardo, Margaret Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Pompano, Laura Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Ponce, Sonia Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Porter, Anna Coordinating Center - Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center - UNC at Chapel Hill
Qi, Qibin Field Center: Bronx (Einstein College of Medicine)
Redline, Susan HCHS/SOL Baseline Visit - Sleep Center - Harvard Medical School/The Brigham & Women's Hospital
Reis, Jared NHLBI - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI is the lead NIH sponsor & Project Office for HCHS)
Ruhl, Constance NIH Institution - NIDDK - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Saraiya, Veeral
Savin, Kimberly Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Schatz, Bruce Affiliated Investigator - Not at HCHS/SOL site
Singer, Richard Field Center: Miami (University of Miami)
Sotres-Alvarez, Daniela Coordinating Center - Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center - UNC at Chapel Hill
Stoutenberg, Mark Field Center: Miami (University of Miami)
Strizich, Garrett Field Center: Bronx (Einstein College of Medicine)
Talavera, Gregory Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Unalp-Arida, Aynur NIH Institution - NIDDK - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Unkart, Jonathan Field Center: San Diego (San Diego State University)
Van Horn, Linda Field Center: Chicago (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Vasquez, Elizabeth Affiliated Investigator - Not at HCHS/SOL site
Vasquez, Priscilla Affiliated Investigator - Not at HCHS/SOL site
Vidot, Denise Field Center: Miami (University of Miami)
Zambrana, Ruth Affiliated Investigator - Not at HCHS/SOL site
Zhang, Kai Affiliated Investigator - Not at HCHS/SOL site