Nigel Chaumeton, Ph.D.

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Education & Training

B. Hum., 1984
St. Mary's College, University of London, England
Movement Studies

M.S., 1987
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Physical Education

Ph.D., 1996
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Exercise and Movement Science

During the past 17 years, Dr. Chaumeton has coordinated several health-related studies, including research relating to the social influences on youth physical activity, a tai chi intervention study conducted with seniors, healthcare research, and research examining adolescent risk behaviors. He has been responsible for all aspects of managing large research projects, including training and overseeing research assistants, ensuring strict adherence to data collection protocols, conducting data analysis and preparing manuscripts.

Current Projects

Physical Activity of African American, Latino, and White Girls

Girls Active Lifestyles Study (GALS)

PROJECT PERIOD

04/05/10 - 03/31/16

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Not Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Susan Duncan

Co-Investigators
Nigel Chaumeton, Lisa Strycker

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Publications

Duncan, S. C., Strycker, L. A., Chaumeton, N. R., & Cromley, E. K. (2016). Relations of Neighborhood Environment Influences, Physical Activity, and Active Transportation to/from School across African American, Latino American, and White Girls in the United States. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 23, 153-161. doi: 10.1007/s12529-015-9508-9

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Duncan, S. C., Strycker, L. A., & Chaumeton, N. R. (2015). Personal, Family, and Peer Correlates of General and Sport Physical Activity among African American, Latino, and White Girls. Journal Of Health Disparities Research And Practice, 8, 12-28.

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Duncan, S. C., Strycker, L. A., & Chaumeton, N. R. (2015). School influences on the physical activity of african american, latino, and white girls. The Journal Of School Health, 85(1), 43-52. doi:10.1111/josh.12218

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Duncan, S. C., Strycker, L. A., & Chaumeton, N. R. (2015). Sports Participation and Positive Correlates in African American, Latino, and White Girls. Applied Developmental Science, 19(4), 206-216. doi:10.1080/10888691.2015.1020156

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Chaumeton, N. R., Duncan, S. C., Duncan, T. E., & Strycker, L. A. (2011) A measurement model of youth physical activity using pedometer and self, parent, and peer reports. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 18(3), 209-215.

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Strycker, L.A., Duncan, S. C., Duncan, T.E., Chaumeton, N.R., & He, H. (2008). Use of a local worker survey as a source of neighborhood information. Environment and Behavior, 40, 726-741.

Duncan, S. C., Duncan, T. E., Strycker, L. A. & Chaumeton, N. R. (2007). A Cohort-Sequential Latent Growth Model of Physical Activity from Ages 12-17 Years. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 33(1), 80-89.  Full Text

Strycker, L. A., Duncan, S. C., Chaumeton, N. R., Duncan, T. E., & Toobert (D.) (2007). Reliability and validity of pedometer data in youth and older adult populations. International Journal of Behavior, Nutrition and Physical Activity, 4:4.

Duncan, S. C., Duncan, T. E., Strycker, L. A., & Chaumeton, N. R. (2004). A multilevel analysis of sibling physical activity. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 26, 57-68.

Duncan, S. C., Duncan, T. E., Strycker, L. A., & Chaumeton, N. R. (2004). A multilevel approach to youth physical activity research. Invited paper: Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 32, (3), 95-99.

Abstract or Full Text

Duncan, S.C., Duncan, T.E., Strycker, L.A., & Chaumeton, N.R. (2002). Neighborhood physical activity opportunity: A multilevel model. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 73, 457-463. PMID: 12495248

Duncan, S.C., Duncan, T.E., Strycker, L. A., & Chaumeton, N.R. (2002). Relations between youth antisocial and prosocial activities. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 5, 425-438. PMID: 12442559  Abstract

Li, F., Harmer, P., Chaumeton, N. R., Duncan, T. E., & Duncan, S. C. (2002). Tai chi as a means to enhance self-esteem: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 21, 70-89.

Duncan, S.C., Strycker, L.A., Duncan, T.E., & Chaumeton, N. R. (2002).  Telephone recruitment of a random stratified youth sample for a physical activity study.  Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 18(3): 353–368.

Li, F., Harmer, P., McAuley, E., Duncan, T.E., Duncan, S.C., Chaumeton, N., & Fisher, J.K. (2001). An evaluation of the effects of Tai Chi exercise on physical function among older persons: A randomized controlled trial. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 23, 139-146. PMID: 11394556

Li, F., Duncan, T.E., Duncan, S.C., McAuley, E., Chaumeton, N.R., & Harmer, P. (2001). Enhancing the psychological well-being of elderly individuals through Tai Chi exercise: A latent growth curve analysis. Structural Equation Modeling, 8, 53-83.

Experience

2000-
Research Associate
Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR

1999-2000
Project Manager
Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR

1997-1999
Assistant Research Scientist
Legacy Health System, Portland, OR

1995-1997
Research Project Coordinator
Legacy Health System, Portland, OR