Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, University of California, San Diego
Professorial Fellow, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne

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Project WALK


A telephone and mail-based intervention started in 1998 to promote walking in sedentary ethnic minority women.

Main Citations:

Chen, A.H., Sallis, J.F., Castro, C.M., Lee, R.E., Hickmann, S.A., Williams, C., and Martin, J.E. (1998). A home-based behavioral intervention to promote walking in sedentary ethnic minority women: Project WALK. Women’s Health: Research on Gender, Behavior, and Policy, 4, 19-39.

Castro, C.M., Sallis, J.F., Hickmann, S.A., Lee, R.E., and Chen, A.H. (1999). A prospective study of psychosocial correlates of physical activity for ethnic minority women. Psychology and Health, 14 , 277-293.


Project WALK Exercise and Health Survey


Survey conducted by mail or over the phone to assess physical activity habits of minority women.    


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