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See my peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters in the area of exercise, technology, & cognitive neuroscience below.

  1. Mullen, S. P., Silva, M. N., & Teixeira, P. J. (2016). Initial validation of the activity choice index among overweight women. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 87(2), 174-181. doi: 10.1080/02701367.2016.1152349 
  2. Mullen, S. P., & Hall, P. (2015). Editorial: Physical activity, self-regulation, and executive control across the lifespan. Frontiers in Human Neurosciencedoi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00614 
  3. Massey, W. V., Meyer, B. B., & Mullen, S. P. (2015). Initial development and validation of the Processes of Change in Sport Questionnaire. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 16(3), 79-87. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2014.09.009 
  4. Boudreax, E. D., Waring, M., Hayes, R., Sadasivam, R., Mullen, S., & Pagoto, S. (2014). Evaluating and selecting mobile health apps: strategies for healthcare providers. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 4(4), 363-371doi: 10.1007/s13142-014-0293-9 
  5. Buckley, J., Cohen, J., Kramer, A., McAuley, E., & Mullen, S. P. (2014). Cognitive control in the self-regulation of physical activity and sedentary behavior. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 747. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00747
  6. Olson, E. O., Mullen, S. P., Rogers, L., Courneya, K., Verhulst, S., & McAuley, E. (2014, online). Meeting physical activity guidelines in rural breast cancer survivors. American Journal of Health Promotion, 38 (6), 890-899. doi: 
  7. Gothe, N. P., Fanning, J., Awick, E., Chung, D., Wójcicki, T. R., Olson, E. A., Mullen, S.P., Voss, M., Erickson, K. I., Kramer, A. F., & McAuley, E. (2014). Executive function processes predict mobility outcomes in older adults. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 62(2), 285-290. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12654 PMID: 24521364 PMCID: PMC3927159 
  8. Ensari, I., Motl, R., Sandroff, B. M., Mullen, S., & McAuley, E. (2014). Pattern and predictors of change in depressive symptoms over 30 months in Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 20(5), 602-609. doi: 10.1177/1352458513504251 PMID: 24067897 
  9. Mailey, E. L., Gothe, N. P., Wójcicki, T. R., Szabo, A. N., Olson, E. A., Mullen, S. P., Fanning, J. T., Motl, R. W., & McAuley, E. (2014). Optimal interruption period and days of accelerometer monitoring in older adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 22(2), 255-260. doi:10.1123/japa.2013-0021 PMID: 23752299 PMCID: PMC3875619 
  10. Motl, R. W., Mullen, S. P., Suh, Y., & McAuley, E. (2014). Does physical activity change over 24 months in persons with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis? Health Psychology, 33(4), 326-331. doi:10.1037/a0032700 
  11. McAuley, E., Wójcicki, T. R., Gothe, N., Olson, E. A., Szabo, A. N., Fanning, J., et al… Mullen, S. P. (2013). Effects of a DVD-delivered exercise intervention on physical function in older adults. Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 68(9), 1076-1082. doi:10.1093/gerona/glt014  
  12. Mullen, S. P., Wójcicki, T. R., Mailey, E. L., Szabo, A. S., Gothe, N. P., Olson, E. A…., McAuley, E. (2013). A profile for predicting attrition from exercise in older adults. Prevention Science, 14, 489-496. doi:10.1007/s11121-012-0325-y 
  13. Mullen, S. P., Gothe, N. P., & McAuley, E. (2013). Evaluation of the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale in Older Adults. Personality & Individual Differences, 54(2), 153-157. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2012.08.009 
  14. Fanning, J. T., Mullen, S. P., & McAuley, E. (2012). Increasing physical activity with mobile devices: a meta-analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 14(6), e161. doi:10.2196/jmir.2171 
  15. Hyunkyu, L., Baniqued, P., Cosman, J., Mullen, S., McAuley, E., Severson, J., & Kramer, A. F. (2012). Examining cognitive function across the lifespan using a mobile application. Computers in Human Behavior, 28(5), 1934-1946. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2012.05.013 
  16. Mailey, E. L., Mullen, S. P., Mojtahedi, M. C., Guest, D. D., Evans, E. M., Motl, R. W., McAuley, E. (2012). Unobserved mental health profiles are associated with weight and physical activity change in female college freshmen: a latent profile analysis. Mental Health & Physical Activity, 5, 76-84. doi:10.1016/j.mhpa.2012.01.001 
  17. Mullen, S. P., McAuley, E., Satariano, W. A., Kealey, M., & Prohaska, T. R. (2012). Physical activity and functional limitations in older adults: The influence of self-efficacy and functional performance. Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 67B(3), 354-361. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbs036 
  18. Motl, R. W., Mullen, S., & McAuley, E. (2012). Multi-group measurement invariance of the Multiple Sclerosis Walking Scale-12. Neurological Research, 34(2), 149-152. doi:10.1179/1743132811Y.0000000063 
  19. McAuley, E., Wójcicki,T. R., White, S. M., Mailey, E. L., Szabo, A. N., Gothe, N., Olson, E. A., Mullen, S. P., Motl, R. W., Rosengren, K., & Estabrooks, P. (2012). Physical activity, function, and quality of life: design and methods of the FlexToBaTM trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 33, 228-236. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2011.10.002 
  20. Mullen, S. P., Olson, E. A., White, S. M., Szabo, A. N., Wójcicki, T. R.,. . . McAuley, E. (2011). Measurement of physical activity enjoyment in older adults: Invariance of the Physical Activity Enjoyment Scale (PACES) across group and time. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 8, 103. doi:10.1186/1479-5868-8-103 

  21. Mullen, S. P. (2011). Perceptions of change and certainty regarding self-as-exerciser: A multistudy report. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 33, 710-733. PMID: 21984643 
  22. McAuley, E., Mullen, S. P., Szabo, A. N., White, S. M., Wójcicki, T. R., Mailey, E. L., … Kramer, A. F. (2011). Self-regulatory processes and exercise adherence in older adults: Executive function, self-efficacy, and strategy effects. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 41(3), 284-290. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2011.04.014 
  23. Motl, R. W., McAuley, E., & Mullen, S. (2011). Longitudinal measurement invariance of the Multiple Sclerosis Walking Scale-12. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 305, 75-79. doi:10.1016/j.jns.2011.03.008 
  24. McAuley, E., Szabo, A. N., Mailey, E., Erickson, K. I., Voss, M., White, S. M., Wójcicki, T. R., Gothe, N., Olson, E. A., Mullen, S. P., & Kramer, A. F. (2011). Non-exercise estimated cardiorespiratory fitness: Associations with brain structure, cognition, and memory complaints in older adults. Mental Health & Physical Activity, 4, 5-11. doi:10.1016/j.mhpa.2011.01.001 
  25. Szabo, A.N., Mullen, S.P., White, S.M., Wojcicki, T.R., Mailey, E.L., Gothe, N., . . . McAuley, E. (2011). Longitudinal invariance of the Abbreviated Late Life Function and Disability Instrument in Healthy Older Adults. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 92(5), 785-791. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2010.12.033 
  26. Gothe, N.P., Mullen, S. P., Wójcicki, T. R., Mailey, E., White, S. M., Olson, E. A., . . . McAuley, E. (2011). Trajectories of change in self-esteem in older adults: exercise intervention effects. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. doi:10.1007/s10865-010-9312-6 
  27. McAuley, E., Mailey, E. L., Mullen, S. P., Szabo, A.N., Wójcicki, T. R., White, S.M., . . .Kramer, A.F. (2011). Growth trajectories of exercise self-efficacy in older adults: Influence of measures and initial status. Health Psychology, 30(1), 75-83. doi:10.1037/a0021567 
  28. Mullen, S. P., & Whaley, D. E. (2010). Age, gender, & fitness club membership: Factors related to involvement and adherence. International Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 8, 24-35. doi:10.1080/1612197X.2010.9671931 

Book Chapters

  1. Mullen, S. P., Cohen, J., & Palac, D. (accepted). Physical activity and sedentary behavior. In S. R. Waldstein, M. F. Muldoon, J. M. Satterfield, D. H. Novack, & S. Cole (Eds.), Behavioral and social science in medicine: Principles and practice of biopsychosocial care. NY: Springer.
  2. McAuley, E., Mullen, S. P., & Fanning, J. (in press). Promoting physical activity behavior: interventions and mediators. In E. Fisher, L. Cameron, A, Christensen, U. Ehlert, B. Oldenburg, & F. Snoek (Eds.), Principles and concepts of behavioral medicine: A global handbook. NY: Springer.
  3. Mullen, S. P., Palac, D., Bryant, C. (2016). Maps to apps: Evaluation of wayfinding technology. In R. Hunter, L. Anderson, B. Belza, & S. Hooker (Eds.). Community wayfinding: Pathways to understanding. NY: Springer
  4. McAuley, E., Mullen, S. P., & Hillman, C. H. (2013). Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and cognition across the lifespan. In P. A. Hall (Ed.), Social neuroscience and public health: foundations of an emerging discipline. NY: Springer.

Articles in preparation

  1. Mullen, S. P., Cohen, J., Augustinas, S., Copeland, G., & Wong, B. Mild heat stress, exercise, & cognition: a review. Biomed Research International.
  2. Mullen, S. P., Cohen, J., Bullard, T., Palac, D., Erickson, K., Bherer, L., Kramer, A. F, & McAuley, E. CORTEX: A randomized controlled trial to test cognitive training effects on 4-mo exercise adherence.
  3. Mullen, S. P., Bullard, T., Palac, D., Cohen, J., Wilund, K., & Wong, B. Primary outcomes from the heat and aerobic training (HEAT) study: a randomized controlled pilot trial.
  4. Mullen, S. P., Schroyer, R., & Whaley, D. E. Sources of competence information used by adult exercisers: a multistudy report.
  5. Mullen, S. P., McAuley, E., & Motl, R. Symptomology profiles and predictors of change for adults with relapse-remitting multiple sclerosis across 30 months.

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