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University of California, San Diego


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  Sallis, J.F., Fortmann, S.P., Solomon, D.S., and Farquhar, J.W.  (1984).  An inexpensive method of increasing returns of physician surveys.  American Journal of Public Health, 74, 1043 (letter).  
  Sallis, J.F.  (1986).  Exercise adherence and motivation.  Health Education Focal Points, No. 2, 1-3.  (Centers for Disease Control publication)  
  Sallis, J.F.  (1987).  A commentary on children and fitness: A public health perspective.  Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 58, 326-330.  Reprinted in AAHPERD’s Speaking of Fitness anthology, 1996.  
  Sallis, J.F.  (1988).  A guide to quitting smoking on your own.  Executive Health Report, 24, No. 6, 1-4.  
  Sallis, J.F., and Nader, P.R.  (1990).  Family exercise:  Designing a program to fit the family.  The Physician and Sportsmedicine, 18, 130-136.          
  Ellis, A.L., and Sallis, J.F.  (1992).  Family health promotion in the African American community:  A church-based strategy.  Monograph published by the Institute for Urban Affairs and Research of Howard University, Washington, DC.  
  Sallis, J.F. (1994).  Determinants of active living.  Physical Activity and Fitness Research Digest, Series 1, No. 7, August 1994.  A publication of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.           
  Sallis, J.F.  (1994).  School-based obesity programs.  pp.32-34.  Strategy Development Workshop for Public Education on Weight and Obesity:  Summary Report.  Public Health Service, NIH Publication No. 94-3314.  Washington, DC:  U.S. Government Printing Office.  
  Patrick, K., Sallis, J.F., Long, B., Calfas, K.J., Wooten, W., Heath, G., and Pratt, M.  (1994).  A new tool for encouraging activity: Project PACE.  The Physician and Sportsmedicine, 22, 45-55.
Reprinted in the Spanish edition, May-June 1995:  Una nueva herramienta para estimular la actividad fisica.  Medicina y Ciencia de la Actividad Fisica, 1 (2), 67-74.    
  Blair, S.N., Wood, P.D., and Sallis, J.F.  (1994).  Workshop E:  Physical activity and health.  Preventive Medicine, 23, 558-559.  (In the special section on Disease Prevention Research at NIH:  An Agenda for All.)  
  Sallis, J.F.  (1996).  Sports for all or physical activity for all?  The Lancet, 347, 1779.   (Invited commentary on “Sports participation and emotional wellbeing in a national cohort of adolescents”.)  
  Sallis, J.F.  (1996).  Measuring physical activity and energy expenditure, by Montoye, Kemper, Saris, and Washburn.  (Book review).  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 28, 1214-1215.         

  Sallis, J.F.  (1996).  Summary of the workshop, “Behavior change principles.”   Homeostasis in Health and Disease, 37, 183-186. (published in Prague, Czech Republic).  
  Jones, L.R. (& Sallis, J.F.) (1996).  Are students bringing nutritious lunches to school?  SDSU McNair Journal, 3, 130-137 Sallis, J.F.  (1996)  Measuring physical activity and energy expenditure, by Montoye, Kemper, Saris, and Washburn.  (Book review).  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 28, 1214-1215.   
  Sarkin, J., Campbell, J., Gross, L., Roby, J., Bazzo, S., Sallis, J., and Calfas, K.  (1997).  Project GRAD Seven-Day Physical Activity Recall Interviewer’s Manual.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 29 (Supplement), S91-S102.        
  Sallis, J.F.  (1997).  The physician’s role in promoting exercise.” CBI Magazine (a publication of IHRSA), May, p. 16.  
  Sallis, J.F.  (1997).  Public health promise:  Are clubs keeping it?”  CBI Magazine (a publication of IHRSA),  November, pp. 20-21  
  Rosengard, P., Sallis, J., and McKenzie, T.  (1997).  13 ways parents can help children be more physically active.  Strategies, 11(2), 25-26.  Reprinted 2007 by the Sport Information Resource Centre: link  
  Canez, B.O. (& Sallis, J.F.)  (1997).  Ethnic differences on a saturated fat/cholesterol avoidance scale.  SDSU McNair Journal, 4, 92-97.  
  Jones, L.R. (&Sallis, J.F.)  (1997).  Ethnic/gender differences in the use of low-fat foods in bag lunches. SDSU McNair Journal, 4, 120-130.       
  Sallis, J.F.  (1998).  What do public health and behavioral science have to do with leading exercise?  ACSM Certified News, 8(2), 5-6  
  Sallis, J.F.  (1998).  Helping schools provide better food and more activity.  The Weight Control Digest, 8(5), 749-752.  
  Sallis, J.F.  (1999).  Community interventions and communities as interventions.  Next Steps:  Community and environmental interventions to promote healthy physical activity (Proceedings).  London:  Health Education Authority.  
  Sallis, J.F., Patrick, K., and Calfas, K.J.  (1999).  Counseling patients/clients about physical activity and nutrition.  Weight Control Digest, 9, 846…858.   
  Sallis, J.F., Patrick, K., Calfas, K.J., Zabinski, M.F., Prochaska, J.J., Thompson, S., Rupp, J., Wilfley, D.E., Lydston, D.D., and Long, B.J.  (1999).  A multi-media behavior change program for nutrition and physical activity in primary care:  PACE+ for adults.  Homeostasis, 39, 196-202.  (published in Czech Republic).  
  Tagle-Ramirez, A.G. (& Sallis, J.F.)  (1998).  Sources of dietary fat consumed by middle school students: Gender, ethnic, and socioeconomic differences. SDSU McNair Journal, 5, 132-139. (actually published 1999)  
  Sallis, J.F.  (2000).  Overcoming inactivity in young people.  The Physician and Sportsmedicine, 28(No. 10), 31-32.  
  Sallis, J.F.  (2000).  The art and science of changing behavior.  Menopause Management, 9(6), 17-21.      
  Doucette, A.N. (& Sallis, J.F.).  (2000).  Association of neighborhood characteristics with physical activity and life satisfaction.  The SDSU McNair Journal, 7, 107-113.  
  Sallis, J.F.  (2001).  Progress in behavioral research on physical activity.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 23, 77-78.  (invited editorial)  
  Sallis, J.F.  (2002).  Active intervention: Doctors promote exercise and get results.  Psychology Today, January/February, 22.  
  Sallis, J.F., Owen, N., and Fotheringham, M.J.  (2002).  Response to Catania and Dolcini.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 24, 79.  
  Sallis, J.F., McKenzie, T.L. Conway, T.L., Elder, J.P., Prochaska, J.J., Brown, M., Marshall, S.J., Alcaraz, J.E., Rosengard, R., Strelow, J., & Powers, H.  (2002).  Promoting and measuring youth physical activity throughout the school day: Project M-SPAN.  Acta Kinesiologiae Universitatis Tartuensis, 7 (supplement), 44-53. (proceedings, published in Estonia)  
  Fromel, K., Formankova, S., and Sallis, J.F.  (2002).  Physical activity and sport preferences of 10 to 14-year-old children:  A 5-year prospective study.  Acta Universitatis Palackianae Olomucensis Gymnica, 32, 11-16. (Published in Czech Republic)  
  Saelens, B., Sallis, J., and Frank, L.  (2003).  Transportation, human health, and physical activity.  Resource paper for Environmental Research Needs in Transportation, Conference Proceedings 28.  Transportation Research Board:  Washington, DC, pp.185-194.  
  Gaspar de Matos, M., Sardinha, L., and Sallis, J.  (2003).  Projecto PACE: Aconselhamento do diabetico para a actividade fisica.  Diabetes: Viver em Equilibiro, 27 (Abril/Junho), 19-20  
  Sallis, J.F.  (2004).  Obesity: Is personal responsibility the answer?  San Diego Union-Tribune.  April 9, 2004, p. B7.  
  Sallis, J.F.  (2005).  Foreword.  pp. 9-10.  In L. Calmeiro and M. Gaspar de Matos.  Psicologia do exercicio and da saude.  Visao e Contextos. Lisboa, Portugal.   
  Sallis, J.F.  (2005).  SPARK programs for physical activity promotion.  In Summary Report on Site Specific Approaches: Prevention or Management of Pediatric Obesity.  From National Institutes of Health meeting in July 2004.  
  Sallis, J.F., and Linton, L.S.  (2005).  Leisure research, active lifestyles, and public health.  Leisure Sciences, 27, 353-354. (commentary)  
  Sallis, J.F., and Kerr, J.  (December 2006).  Built environment and physical activity.  PCPFS Research Digest, Series 7, No.4, 1-8. 

Reprinted in Guerrero, L.K., and Hecht, M.L. (Eds.), The noverbal communication reader, 3rd ed.  Long Grove, IL: Waveland, 2008, 270-286.
  Sallis, J.F., Story, M., and Orleans, T.O.  (2007).  A research perspective on findings from Bridging the Gap.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 33 (4S), S169-S171.  (invited commentary)        
  Sallis, J.F.  (2008).  Angels in the details: Comment on “The relationship between destination proximity, destination mix and physical activity behaviours.”  Preventive Medicine, 48, 6-7.  (invited commentary) link  
  Bauman, A.E., and Sallis, J.F.  (2008).  Global problems require global studies.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 34, 544-545. (invited commentary)

  Sallis, J.F.  (2008).  Foreword, pp. xi-xii.  In A.L. Smith and S.J.H. Biddle (Eds.), Youth physical activity and sedentary behavior.  Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.  
  Sallis, J.F.  The Rx for better streets.  “Provocateur” column for Reclaim: The magazine for transportation alternatives, 2009, 15(2), 2. link  
  Story, M., Sallis, J.F., and Orleans, C.T.  (2009).  Adolescent obesity: Towards evidence-based policy and environmental solutions.  Journal of Adolescent Health, 45, S1-S5.  (editorial) link    
  Bauman, A., Ainsworth, B.E., Bull, F., Craig, C.L., Hagstromer, M., Sallis, J.F., Pratt, M., and Sjostrom, M.  (2009).  Progress and pitfalls in the use of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire [IPAQ] for adult physical activity surveillance.  Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 5 (suppl. 1), S5-S8.  (invited commentary)  
  Lee, S.M., Sallis, J.F., and Biddle, S.J.H.  (2010).  Active communities for youth and families: Using research to create momentum for change.  Preventive Medicine, 50 (supplement), S3-S5.   
  Sallis, J.F.  (2010).  We do not have to sacrifice children’s health to achieve academic goals.  Journal of Pediatrics, 156, 696-697.  doi:10.1016/j.peds.2010.01.001   (invited commentary) link  
  Sallis, J.F. (2010). Temporal self-regulation theory: A step forward in the evolution of health behaviour models. Health Psychology Review, 4, 75-78. published online July 29, 2010. 
(invited commentary)    link  
  Sallis, J.F., Kerr, J., Spence, J.C., Gidlow, C., and Inoue, S.  (2010). Latest findings on built environments and physical activity in diverse countries: IPEN.  Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 7 (suppl. 3), S362-S364. (report of symposium at The Third International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health. Toronto, Canada. May 5-8, 2010)  
  Sallis, J.F. (2011). Leisure-time physical activity and depresion in adolescence. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, 21(1): 72.  (invited commentary)  
  Sallis, J.F.  (2011).  Potential versus actual benefits of exergaming.  Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 165, 227-229.  (invited commentary).  Published Online: March 7, 2011. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.16  
  Mendoza, J.A., Salmon, J., and Sallis, J.F. (2012). Partnerships for progress in active living: From research to action. Health & Place, 18(1), 1-4. link  
  My presentation on measuring physical activity-related policies and environments was summarized in detail:  Committee on Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine.  (2012). Measuring progress in childhood obesity: Workshop report. National Academies Press: Washington, DC. Chapter 2, Physical activity and the built environment, pages 5-20.  
  Sallis, J.F. (2012).  A proportional public health response to physical inactivity.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 18(5), 399-401.  (Invited commentary) link  
  Sallis, J.F., and Green, L.W.  (2012). Active Living by Design and its evaluation: Contributions to science. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 43(5S4), S410-S412. (Invited commentary)link  In this supplement: link  
  Sallis, J.F. (2012).  Big issues in preventive medicine.  Preventive Medicine, 55, 531-532.  (Invited commentary).  Posted online July 17, 2012. link  
  Whitt-Glover, M.C., Bennett, G., and Sallis, J.F.  (2013).  Introduction to the Active Living Research supplement: Disparities in environments and policies that support active living. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 45(1, suppl 1), 1-5.  
  Sallis, J.F. Commentary in "Notes from the field: Planting, nurturing, and watching things grow." (2013). American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 45, 696-697. (One of several invited commentaries on the end of Kevin Patrick's editorship of AJPM.)  
  Sallis, J.F. Increasing activity, fitness worth the effort. One of several commentaries on "How to get California kids physically fit?"  California Healthcare Foundation online Think Tank. Posted December 4, 2013. link  
  Economos, C.D., Sallis, J.F., Keith, N.R., and Newkirk, J. (2014). The Active Living Research 2013 Conference: Achieving change across sectors: Integrating research, policy, and practice. American Journal of Health Promotion, 28(3 suppl), S1-S4.  
  My presentation on building physical and social environments for physical activity in high-risk communities was summarized in: Breiner, H., Parker, L., & Olson, S. (rapporteurs) (2014). Creating equal opportunities for a healthy weight: Workshop summary. National Academies Press: Washington, DC, pages 15-16.  
  Pollack, K.M., Gonzalez, E.R., Hager, E.R., and Sallis, J.F. (2014). The Active Living Research 2014 Conference: "Niche to norm". Preventive Medicine, 69 (suppl.), S1-S4. (Guest Editor commentary).  
  My presentation on "Blueprint for active living communities: Innovative solutions" was summarized in the Institute of Medicine Workshop Summary. (2014). Physical Activity: Moving Toward Obesity Solutions. National Academies Press: Washington, DC, pages 94-98.  
  Sallis, J.F., and Hinckson, E.  (2014). Reversing the obesity epidemic in young people: Building up the physical activity side of energy balance. The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, 2, 190-191. link  
  Sallis, J.F. International innovations in physical activity promotion. A summary of my presentation, published in a Summary Report. Building a Culture of Health: Lessons Learned from Global Efforts: Case Study of Childhood Obesity. Co-sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research. February 2015. link  
  Sallis, J.F. (2015). Advancing systems thinking through the Healthy Kids Healthy Communities evaluation. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 21(3, suppl), S88-S89. (invited commentary).  
  Rodriguez, D.A., Lounsbery, M.A.F., and Sallis, J.F. (2016). The Active Living Research 2015 conference: The science of policy implementation. Environment and Behavior, 48(1), 4-12. (Guest Editor commentary).      
  Sallis, J.F. President's message: Expanding the reach and impact of our research. Society of Behavioral Medicine Outlook Newsletter. June 28, 2016. link  
  Sallis, J. 'Sharrows don't protect cyclists.' Letter to the editor. Los Angeles Times. July 16, 2016. p. A13. link  In response to op-ed by Tom Babin, "No need to claim the lane." July 12, 2016. link  
  Sallis, J.F. (2016). New evidence for the role of transportation in health. The Lancet Public Health. Invited commentary. Open access: link Published Online October 28, 2016: link Invited commentary on the following article:      link        
  Sallis, J.F. President's Message: Stoked about SBM 2017 in San Diego. Society of Behavioral Medicine Outlook Newsletter. October 2016. link  
  Rodriguez, D.A., Lounsbery, M.A.F., and Sallis, J.F. (2016). The Active Living Research 2015 conference: The science of policy implementation. Environment and Behavior, 48(1), 4-12. (Guest Editor commentary).  
  Carlson, J., Dean, K., and Sallis, J. (2017). Measures registry user guide: Physical activity environment. National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research: Washington, DC.  
  Keith, N.R., Baskin, M.L., Wilhelm Stanis, S.A., and Sallis, J.F. (2017). The 2016 Active Living Research Conference: Equity in active living. Preventive Medicine, 95 (suppl.), S1-S3.  
  Sallis, J. "Give cyclists their own roads." Letter to the editor. Los Angeles Times. March 7, 2017, p. A8.  
  Letter to the editor about March for Science. San Diego Union-Tribune. April 28, 2017.  
  Sallis, J.F. (2017). Evidence is a more fruitful approach for advancing the field than philosophy: Comment on Landi et al. (2016). Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 36, 129-130.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1123/jtpe.2017-0032  
  My presentation and participation in a discussion was summarized in this document. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Driving Action and Progress on Obesity Prevention and Treatment: Proceedings of a Workshop.Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Open access:  
  Sallis, J.F. Are sidewalks for pedestrians? Blog post on America Walks website:  
  Sallis, J. GOP health bills just make matters worse. Letter to the editor. San Diego Union-Tribune. June 28, 2017. p.B5.  

Rachele, J., Sallis, J. Loh, V. Eight simple changes to our neighborhoods can help us age well. The Conversation. Posted October 2017.

This piece by Jerome Rachele, Jim Sallis and Venurs Loh (IHA) has generated 5,680 reads, 17 comments and has been republished six times in two weeks. Outlets where it has been republished are: SBS, Start at 60, Newsify (app), Lee Enterprises (American newspaper chain) and Property Observer. The article has been read in Australia, the US, Canada, the UK, NZ, Ireland, Cyprus, Netherlands, France and Singapore.

  Rachele, J., Healy, A., Sallis, J., & Sugiyama, T. Designing suburbs to cut care use closes gaps in health and wealth. The Conversation. Posted October 19, 2017.  
  My opening presentation was summarized in this document. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Advancing obesity solutions through investments in the built environment: Proceedings of a workshop—in brief. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: Workshop webpage, including archived webcast:  
  Letter to the editor on tax bill, San Diego Union-Tribune. Published Sunday December, 17, 2017.   
  Sallis, J. Driverless cars could be better or worse for our health—it’s up to us. The Conversation. Blog posted January 2, 2018.

ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) TV interview about driverless cars, based on the article. Aired on morning news January 8, 2018.
  Sallis, J.F. (2018). The value of the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research: Past, present, and future. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 54(3), 475-477. (Invited commentary).