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Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 88 Citations 28,194 199 World Ranking 61 National Ranking 29

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Education
  • Internal medicine

His primary areas of study are Physical education, Physical fitness, Demography, Gerontology and Developmental psychology. His Physical education research includes themes of Intervention, Health education and Curriculum. Thomas L. McKenzie focuses mostly in the field of Physical fitness, narrowing it down to matters related to Recreation and, in some cases, Environmental health and Reliability.

Thomas L. McKenzie combines subjects such as Body mass index, Observational study, Ethnic group and Cohort with his study of Demography. His Gerontology study combines topics in areas such as Psychological intervention, Physical exercise and Public health. His work carried out in the field of Developmental psychology brings together such families of science as Physical activity level, Sample, Social environment and Activity level.

His most cited work include:

  • The effects of a 2-year physical education program (SPARK) on physical activity and fitness in elementary school students. Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids. (775 citations)
  • Contribution of Public Parks to Physical Activity (611 citations)
  • Physical Education's Role in Public Health (574 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Thomas L. McKenzie mainly investigates Physical education, Gerontology, Demography, Developmental psychology and Physical fitness. His Physical education study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Physical therapy, Curriculum and Health promotion. His Curriculum research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Mathematics education, Primary education and Professional development.

His Gerontology research also works with subjects such as

  • Intervention that intertwine with fields like Health education,
  • Public health that connect with fields like Overweight. His Demography research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Body mass index, Mexican americans, Ethnic group and Recreation. Much of his study explores Physical fitness relationship to Physical activity level.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Physical education (37.37%)
  • Gerontology (21.89%)
  • Demography (17.51%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Physical education (37.37%)
  • Medical education (14.48%)
  • Public relations (3.37%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His main research concerns Physical education, Medical education, Public relations, Promotion and Recreation. Thomas L. McKenzie has included themes like Charter, Charter school, Compliance, Class size and Lawsuit in his Physical education study. His study in Charter school is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Neglect, Specific-information and Public health.

His Medical education study which covers Physical fitness that intersects with Time allocation. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Gender studies, Worship and Environmental health. His work in Recreation addresses issues such as Active play, which are connected to fields such as Physical activity level.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Results from the United States 2018 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth (38 citations)
  • Perceived Neighborhood Environmental Factors That Maximize the Effectiveness of a Multilevel Intervention Promoting Physical Activity Among Latinas (8 citations)
  • United States' neighborhood park use and physical activity over two years: The National Study of Neighborhood Parks. (7 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Education
  • Law
  • Internal medicine

Thomas L. McKenzie mainly focuses on Demography, Gerontology, Family medicine, Physical education and Sedentary behavior. His Gerontology research integrates issues from Intervention, Randomized controlled trial, Kinesiology and Health promotion. His Family medicine study incorporates themes from Childhood obesity, Report card and MEDLINE.

His Physical education study is focused on Medical education in general. His studies in Sedentary behavior integrate themes in fields like Before Dinner, Mean age, Psychological intervention and Multistage sampling. Thomas L. McKenzie integrates several fields in his works, including National study, Age and gender, User group and Recreation.

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Top Publications

Physical Education's Role in Public Health

James F. Sallis;Thomas L. McKenzie.
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (1991)

1695 Citations

The effects of a 2-year physical education program (SPARK) on physical activity and fitness in elementary school students. Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids.

J F Sallis;T L McKenzie;J E Alcaraz;B Kolody.
American Journal of Public Health (1997)

1338 Citations

Contribution of Public Parks to Physical Activity

Deborah A. Cohen;Thomas L. McKenzie;Amber Sehgal;Stephanie Williamson.
American Journal of Public Health (2007)

1106 Citations

EFFECTS OF HEALTH-RELATED PHYSICAL EDUCATION ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT : PROJECT SPARK

James F. Sallis;Thomas L. McKenzie;Bohdan Kolody;Michael Lewis.
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (1999)

899 Citations

Promoting Physical Activity in Children and Youth A Leadership Role for Schools: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism (Physical Activity Committee) in Collaboration With the Councils on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young and Cardiovascular Nursing

Russell R. Pate;Michael G. Davis;Thomas N. Robinson;Elaine J. Stone.
Circulation (2006)

865 Citations

Physical Activity Behavior Change: Issues in Adoption and Maintenance

Bess H. Marcus;LeighAnn H. Forsyth;Elaine J. Stone;Patricia M. Dubbert.
Health Psychology (2000)

785 Citations

Effects of physical activity interventions in youth: Review and synthesis

Elaine J Stone;Thomas L McKenzie;Gregory J Welk;Michael L Booth.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine (1998)

724 Citations

Environmental interventions for eating and physical activity: a randomized controlled trial in middle schools.

James F Sallis;Thomas L McKenzie;Terry L Conway;John P Elder.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine (2003)

705 Citations

Evaluating Evaluations: The Case of Parent Involvement Programs:

Doreen J. Mattingly;Radmila Prislin;Thomas L. McKenzie;James L. Rodriguez.
Review of Educational Research (2002)

696 Citations

The association of school environments with youth physical activity.

James F. Sallis;Terry L. Conway;Judith J. Prochaska;Thomas L. Mckenzie.
American Journal of Public Health (2001)

694 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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