SNA

I CrossFit; Do You? Cross-Sectional Peer Similarity of Physical Activity Behavior in a Group High Intensity Functional Training Setting

Physical activity (PA) is essential for physical, mental, and emotional health; however, few adults engage in enough PA. Group exercise environments such as CrossFit can promote sustained exercise habits through social influence, support, and norms. …

Online gaming network communication dynamics, depressive symptoms, and social support: a longitudinal network analysis

Video games are becoming part of everyday life for Americans despite public health concerns for social isolation and depressive symptoms (DS). Preliminary studies show gamers may be compensating for a lack of in-real-life (IRL) support with online …

Summer friends and physical activity: Social network effects on child self-reported physical activity at summer care programs

Summer is a time of reduced physical activity (PA) for children; however, summer care programs (SCPs) can provide opportunities for children to be active and foster friendships. This study investigated associations between PA and friendship formation …

A longitudinal model of communication networks among HIV service providers in a Ryan White system during data integration

**Background:** The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP), dedicated to HIV prevention and treatment, has funded initiatives to improve cross-sector collaboration between healthcare and housing—including data integration. **Purpose:** This article …

Active Play Social Network Change for Mexican-Heritage Children Participating in a Father-Focused Health Program

BACKGROUND Physical activity (PA) is beneficial for physical, mental, and emotional health; however, Latinx children report lower PA levels. Scholars have called for a renewed focus on fathers to promote child health. PURPOSE This study examines …

¿Qué Está Haciendo Papá? Mexican-Heritage Fathers' Physical Activity Networks After a Father-Focused Health Program

Physical activity (PA) is a public health priority due to holistic health benefits; however, many adults do not meet PA guidelines. Few studies have examined Mexican-heritage fathers' social networks, specifically with whom they are physically …

Assessing Social Network Influences on Adult Physical Activity Using Social Network Analysis: A Systematic Review

**Objective:** Social network analysis (SNA) can measure social connectedness and assess impact of interpersonal connections on health behaviors, including physical activity (PA). This paper aims to systematically review adult PA studies using SNA to …

Waco-McLennan County Active Living Plan

Project to evaluate active living in the Waco-McLennan County community

Exploring social networks relative to various types of exercise self-efficacy within CrossFit participants

According to Self-Efficacy Theory (SET; Bandura, A. (1977). Self-efficacy: Toward a unifying theory of behavioral change. Psychological Review, 84(2), 191–215), social networks and support are important in developing beneficial levels of …

Implications of race and ethnicity for child physical activity and social connections at summer care programs

Latinx and African American children are disproportionately affected by obesity and often do not engage in enough physical activity (PA) to yield health benefits. Because children are less active during the summer compared to the school year, summer …