All posts by Ally Avery

Epigenome-wide association study of physical activity and physiological parameters in discordant monozygotic twins

Duncan GE, Avery A, Thorson JLM, Nilsson EE, Beck D, Skinner MK.

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Cross-sectional associations between neighbourhood walkability and objective physical activity levels in identical twins

Duncan GE, Avery AR, Hurvitz P, Vernez-Moudon A, Tsang S

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Measuring and modelling perceptions of the built environment for epidemiological research using crowd-sourcing and image-based deep learning models

Larkin A, Krishna A, Chen L, Amram O, Avery AR, Duncan GE, Hystad P.

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Bring Your Own Location Data: Use of Google Smartphone Location History Data for Environmental Health Research

Hystad P, Amram O, Oje F, Larkin A, Boakye K, Avery A, Gebremedhin A, Duncan G.

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Positive lifestyle behaviours and emotional health factors are associated with low back pain resilience

Roberts KE, Beckenkamp PR, Ferreira ML, Duncan GE, Calais-Ferreira L, Gatt JM, Ferreira P.

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Changing genetic architecture of body mass index from infancy to early adulthood: an individual based pooled analysis of 25 twin cohorts

Silventoinen K, Li W, Jelenkovic A, Sund R, Yokoyama Y, Aaltonen S, Piirtola M, Sugawara M, Tanaka M, Matsumoto S, Baker LA, Tuvblad C, Tynelius P, Rasmussen F, Craig JM, Saffery R, Willemsen G, Bartels M, van Beijsterveldt CEM, Martin NG, Medland SE, Montgomery GW, Lichtenstein P, Krueger RF, McGue M, Pahlen S, Christensen K, Skytthe A, Kyvik KO, Saudino KJ, Dubois L, Boivin M, Brendgen M, Dionne G, Vitaro F, Ullemar V, Almqvist C, Magnusson PKE, Corley RP, Huibregtse BM, Knafo-Noam A, Mankuta D, Abramson L, Haworth CMA, Plomin R, Bjerregaard-Andersen M, Beck-Nielsen H, Sodemann M, Duncan GE, Buchwald D, Burt SA, Klump KL, Llewellyn CH, Fisher A, Boomsma DI, Sørensen TIA, Kaprio J.

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The pillars of health: influence of multiple lifestyle behaviors on body mass index and depressive symptoms in adult twins

Duncan GE, Avery AR, Tsang S, Watson NF, Williams BD, Turkheimer E.

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Do married and/or cohabiting individuals fare better during the COVID-19 pandemic? Satisfaction with life and depression among adult twins in the United States

Tsang S, Avery AR, Duncan GE

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Changes in physical activity levels and mental health during COVID-19: Prospective findings among adult twin pairs

Duncan GE, Avery AR, Tsang S, Williams BD, Seto E.

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Reassessing relationships between appetite and adiposity in people at risk of obesity: a twin study using fMRI

Sewaybricker LE, Melhorn SJ, Rosenbaum JL, Askren MK, Tyagi V, Webb MF, De Leon MRB, Grabowski TJ, Schur EA

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Differences in Stress and Anxiety Among Women With and Without Children in the Household During the Early Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Avery AR, Tsang S, Seto EYW, Duncan GE

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Educational attainment of same-sex and opposite-sex dizygotic twins: An individual-level pooled study of 19 twin cohorts

Silventoinen K, Bogl LH, Jelenkovic A, et al.

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GPS-based built environment measures associated with adult
physical activity

Boakye KA, Amram O, Schuna JM, Duncan GE, Hystad P.

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Genetic and environmental influences on posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and disinhibited eating behaviors

Afari N, Gasperi M, Dochat C, Wooldridge JS, Herbert MS, Schur EA, Buchwald DS.

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COVID-19 Follow-up: Change in Physical Activity

In our March baseline survey, we asked participants their perceived change in the amount of physical activity since the widespread social restriction soon after the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 a pandemic. At the time, 43.78% of the participants reported a decrease in physical activity, 29.84% reported no change, and 26.38% reported an increase in the amount of physical activity, compared to prior to the spread of COVID-19.

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Association Between Low Back Pain and Body Mass Index in Adult Twins: An analysis of monozygotic and dizygotic twins of the Washington State Twin Registry

Liechty A, Tsang S, Turkheimer E, Duncan GE.

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