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Bradley R A Wilson

Title: Professor
Health Promotion And Education
Office: 437D Teachers College
Tel: 513-556-3862
Email: wilsonb@ucmail.uc.edu

Dr. Bradley Wilson is a Professor of Health Promotion and Education at the University of Cincinnati and serves as the Director of Graduate Studies and Research for CECH. He received his Ph.D. in exercise science from Michigan State University in 1986. His diverse background includes an MBA from Michigan State University and 2 years corporate experience. Dr. Wilson's research interests include the health benefits of exercise and worksite health promotion. To date, he has authored/co-authored over 60 publications including refereed papers, book contributions and three books. He has presented on health and exercise topics throughout the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia.

Education

  • PhD, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 1986 (Exercise Physiology).
  • MBA, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 1979 (Management).
  • BS, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 1977 (Physiology).

Research Information

Research Support

  • (PI), Wilson, Bradley, Web Based Services, Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services. (Web Based Services), $165,484.00. 07-01-2009 to 06-30-2010. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Wilson, Bradley, Safe School Centers, Ohio Department of Education. (SFY 10-11), $389,921.50. 04-26-2010 to 06-30-2011. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Wilson, Bradley, Developing Ebased Academy On-Line Courses for the Substance Abuse Field, Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services. (eBASED), $165,484.00. 07-01-2010 to 06-30-2011. Status: Active.

Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • King, Keith A; Tergerson, Jennifer L; Wilson, Bradley R (2008). Effect of social support on adolescents' perceptions of and engagement in physical activity.. Journal of physical activity & health, 5 (3), 374-84.
  • Lindeman, H.C.; King, K.A. & Wilson, B.R. (2007). Effect of exercise of reported sexual satisfaction of university students. California Journal of Health Promotion, 5 (4), 40-51.
  • Bass,L.; Collela,C.; Fontana,J.; Wilson,B. (2000). The energy costs of a modified form of t'ai chi exercise. Nursing Research, 49 (3).
  • Wilson,B.R.; Wagner,D. (1997). Developing organizational health in the worksite. Journal of Health Studies, 13, 105-109.
  • Wagner,D.I.; Ejalali,C.; Wilson,B.R.A. (1996). Youth perceptions of heart health education: utilizing the application of focus groups. Journal of Health Education, 27(5), 24-26.
  • Katz, J; Wilson, B R (1992). The effects of a six-week, low-intensity Nautilus circuit training program on resting blood pressure in females.. The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness, 32 (3), 299-302.
  • Wilson, B R; Hayes, T J (1992). Marketing health promotion to corporations: overcoming the cost/benefit problem through a customer orientation.. Journal of ambulatory care marketing, 5 (1), 131-9.
  • Grogan, T J; Wilson, B R; Camm, J D (1991). The relationship between age and optimal performance of elite athletes in endurance running events.. Research quarterly for exercise and sport, 62 (3), 333-9.
  • Wilson, B R; Olson, H W; Sprague, H A; Van Huss, W D; Montoye, H J (1990). Somatotype and longevity of former university athletes and nonathletes.. Research quarterly for exercise and sport, 61 (1), 1-6.
  • King, K.A.; Tergerson, J.L. & Wilson, B.R. (In Press). Effect of social support on adolescents' perceptions of and engagement in physical activity. Journal of Physical Activity & Health.
  • Wilson, B R; Wagner, D I; Dwyer, E S Adherence factors in a worksite fitness program.. American journal of health promotion : AJHP, 5 (3), 172-3.
  • Witherspoon, D; Wilson, B R Evaluating research in worksite health promotion.. Health values, 14 (4), 22-8.
  • Wilson, B R; Wagner, D I Fitness and health promotion in Japan.. Health values, 14 (2), 27-31.
  • Fontana, J A; Colella, C; Wilson, B R; Baas, L The energy costs of a modified form of T'ai Chi exercise.. Nursing research, 49 (2), 91-6.
  • Larson, T P; Wilson, B R; Ocel, J V; Porcari, J P; Wilson, P K Perception of the Apple Computer Fitness Center as a recruiting tool.. American journal of health promotion : AJHP, 7 (6), 408-9.
  • Branscum, P., Sharma, M., Wang, L., Wilson, B.,& Guyler, L. (In Press). A process evaluation of a social-cognitive-theory based childhood obesity prevention intervention: The Comics for Health program. . Health Promotion Practice. .

Published Books

  • Wilson,B.R.A.; Glaros,T.E. (1995). Managing health promotion programs workbook and case studies. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers.

Book Chapters

  • Wilson,B.R.A. (2004). Magill's medical guide. Athlete's foot Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson,B.R.A. (2004). Magill. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson,B.R.A. (2004). Magill. Osgood-Schlatter disease Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson,B.R.A. (2000). Aging. Heart attacks Woodstown, NJ: Salem Press.
  • Wilson,B.R.A. (2000). Aging. Hypertension Woodstown, NJ: Salem Press.
  • Wilson,B.R.A. (1999). Children. Exercise (pp.271-274). Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson,B.R.A. (1999). Children. Physical fitness tests (pp.548-550). Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson,B.R.A. (1995). Magill. Bypass surgery (pp.955-957). Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson,B.R.A. (1995). Magill. Cardiac arrest Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson,B.R.A. (1995). Magill. Catheterization (pp.1204-1206). Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson,B.R.A. (1995). Magill. Heart valve replacement (pp.970-971). Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson,B.R.A. (1995). Magill. Orthopedic braces Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson,B.R.A. (1995). Magill. Sweating Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson, B.R.A. (2009). Encyclopedia of Health and Medicine: Cancer. Exercise and Cancer Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson, B.R.A. (2008). Performance-enhancing drugs. In: A Embar-Seddon and AD Pass (Eds.). Forensic Science Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson, B.R.A. (2008). Athlete drug testing. In: A Embar-Seddon and AD Pass (Eds.). Forensic Science Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson, B.R.A. (2008). Physiology. In: A Embar-Seddon and AD Pas (Eds.). Forensic Science Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson, B.R.A. (In Press). Health Care in the United States. The Thirties in America Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson, B.R.A. (In Press). Soccer. The Thirties in America Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson, B.R.A. (2009). Transtheoretical Model. Psychology & Mental Health Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson, B.R.A. (2009). Willem Einthoven. Great Lives from History: Inventors & Inventions Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson, BRA. (In Press). Health Care in the United States.. The Twenties in America. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.
  • Wilson, BRA. (In Press). Health and Fitness Industry.. Guide to Industries and Careers. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press. .

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Wilson, B. R. A., & Kilroy, K. L. (03-2007). The relationship between exercise stage of change and expected outcomes self-efficacy in a worksite setting Association for Marketing & Health Care Research, Jackson, WY.
  • Wilson, B. (03-2006). The differences among the stages of change and barriers to exercise in high school students Presented at the Association for Marketing and Health Care Research, Breckenridge, CO.
  • Wilson, B. (06-2005). The relationship between social physique anxiety and stage of exercise behavior change Presented at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Amersterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Wilson, B (03-2005). The relationship between exercise stage of change and job strain variables Paper presented at the meeting of Association for Marketing and Health Care Research, Lake Tahoe, NV.
  • Wilson, B., Shugart, J. N., & Bryan, J. G. (03-2004). The relationship between stage specific exercise advertisements and stage of change among adults in a corporate setting Paper presented at the Association for Health Care Research Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Wilson, B. (07-2003). College football players' beliefs and use of creative supplementation Paper presented at the National Strength and Conditioning Association Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Wilson, B. (07-2003). The nutritional intake of male and female collegiate soccer players National Strength and Conditioning Association, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Wilson, Brad (03-2002). The differences among the stages of change and cues to action for exercise in adolescents Association for Health Care Research, Big Sky, MT.
  • Wilson, Bradley (03-2001). Marketing exercise: targeting participants by readiness for behavior change National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association., Reno, NV.
  • Wilson, B.R.A. & Miller, E.M. (07-2008). The relationship among exercise, depression, and disability in patients with Parkinson's disease International council of Psychologists, St. Petersburg.

Paper Presentations

  • Wilson, B.R.A.; Kilroy, K.L. (02-26-2010). The relationship between exercise stage of change and participation confidence in a worksite setting, South Lake Tahoe, NV.
  • Wilson, BRA. and RD Baringhaus. (03-01-2012). The role of self-efficacy and the stages of behavior changes as related to phsycial activity levels of senior citizen center participants. , Park City, Utah..

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • Board Member, Cincinnati Metro Area, American Heart Association.

Service

  • Board Member, American Heart Association Cincinnati Metro Area,
  • Member, Cincinnati State Technical & Community College Health & Fitness Advisory Committee,

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • 2011, Member, . Health and Fitness Advisory Committee Member, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.
  • 2011, Member, . Worksite Wellness Group.