Representative Publications

Marquez, D. X., Aguiñaga, S., Castillo, A., Hughes, S., Der Ananian, C., & Whitt-Glover, M. C. (In Press). ¡Ojo! What to expect in recruiting/retaining older Latinos in physical activity programs. Translational Behavioral Medicine. DOI: 10.1093/tbm/ibz127

Erickson, K.I., Hillman, C., Ballard, R., Bloodgood, B., Conroy, D., Macko, R., Marquez, D.X., Petruzzello, S.J., & Powell, K. (2019). Physical activity and cognition: A review of the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 51(6), 1242-1251. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001936

King, A.C., Whitt-Glover, M.C., Marquez, D.X., Buman, M.P., Napolitano, M.A., Jakicic, J., Fulton, J.K., & Tennant, B.L. (2019). Physical Activity Promotion: Highlights from the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Systematic Review. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 51(6), 1340-1353. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001945

Aguiñaga, S. & Marquez, D.X. (2017).  Impact of Latin dance on physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and sedentary behavior among Latinos with cognitive impairment. Journal of Aging and Health. doi:

Aguiñaga, S. & Marquez, D.X. (2017).  Feasibility of a Latin dance program for older Latinos with mild cognitive impairment. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 32(8), 479-488. doi: 10.1177/1533317517719500

Marquez, D.X., Wilson, R.S., Aguiñaga, S., Vasquez, P., Fogg, L.F., Yang, Z., Wilbur, J., Hughes, S., & Spanbauer, C. (2017). Regular Latin dancing and health education may improve cognition of late middle-aged and older Latinos. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. doi: 10.1123/japa.2016-0049

Marquez, D.X. (2017). The need to empower movement. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13(1) A20. doi: 10.1016/j.nurpra.2016.11.017

Wilson, R.S., Capuano, A.W., Marquez, D.X., Amofa, P., Barnes, L.L, & Bennett, D.A. (2016). Change in cognitive abilities in older Latinos. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 22(1), 58-65. doi: 10.1017/S1355617715001058

Marquez, D.X., Hunter, R. H., Bryant, L.L., Griffith, M., Janicek, S.J., & Atherly, A. (2015). Older adult strategies for community wayfinding. Journal of Applied Gerontology. doi: 0.1177/0733464815581481

Marquez, D. X., Bustamante, E. E., Aguiñaga, S., & Hernandez, R. (2015). BAILAMOS©: Development, pilot testing, and future directions of a Latin dance program for older Latinos. Health Education & Behavior, 42(5), 604-610. doi: 10.1177/1090198114543006

Marquez, D.X., Wilbur, J., Hughes, S., Berbaum, M.L., Wilson, R., Buchner, D. M., & McAuley, E. (2014). B.A.I.L.A. – A Latin dance randomized controlled trial for older Spanish-speaking Latinos: Rationale, design, and methods. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 38(2), 397-408. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2014.06.012

Marquez, D. X., Aguiñaga, S., Campa, J., Pinsker, E., Bustamante, E. E., & Hernandez, R. (2014). A qualitative exploration of factors associated with walking and physical activity in community-dwelling older Latino adults. Journal of Applied Gerontology. doi: 10.1177/0733464814533819