People at PEEC

Abby King

Centers & Institutes:
Professor, Health Research & Policy - Epidemiology
Professor, Medicine
Member, Cancer Center
Acting Director, Division Chief, Stanford Prevention Research Center/Medicine
Woods Institute, Advisory Committee member

Current Research:

  • » Disease prevention in older adults and on behavioral risk factors such as physical activity, smoking, obesity, and stress.



Abby King's PEEC Funded Projects

Creating More Sustainable Decisions and Behaviors through New Processes and Focused Interventions (jointly with the Woods Institute for the Environment)

Abby King's Publications

Sleep patterns and sleep-related factors between caregiving and non-caregiving women.  Castro CM, Lee KA, Bliwise DL, Urizar GG, Woodward SH, King AC. Behav Sleep Med. 2009; 7 (3): 164-79.

Age differences in the relation of perceived neighborhood environment to walking.  Shigematsu R, Sallis JF, Conway TL, Saelens BE, Frank LD, Cain KL, Chapman JE, King AC. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009; 41 (2): 314-21.

Why and how to improve physical activity promotion: lessons from behavioral science and related fields.  King AC, Sallis JF. Prev Med. 2009; 49 (4): 286-8.

Promoting physical activity through hand-held computer technology.  King AC, Ahn DK,Oliveira BM, Atienza AA, Castro CM, Gardner CD. Am J Prev Med. 2008; 34 (2): 138-42.

Use of accelerometry to measure physical activity in older adults at risk for mobility disability.  Pruitt LA, Glynn NW, King AC, Guralnik JM, Aiken EK, Miller G, Haskell WL. J Aging Phys Act. 2008; 16 (4): 416-34.