Kristen M Beavers

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Publications

  1. pmc Independent and combined effects of physical activity and weight loss on inflammatory biomarkers in overweight and obese older adults
    Kristen M Beavers
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, J Paul Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1089-94. 2013
  2. pmc Associations between body composition and gait-speed decline: results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Kristen M Beavers
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:552-60. 2013
  3. pmc Fat mass loss predicts gain in physical function with intentional weight loss in older adults
    Kristen M Beavers
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:80-6. 2013
  4. pmc The role of metabolic syndrome, adiposity, and inflammation in physical performance in the Health ABC Study
    Kristen M Beavers
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:617-23. 2013
  5. pmc Cardiometabolic risk after weight loss and subsequent weight regain in overweight and obese postmenopausal women
    Daniel P Beavers
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:691-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Effects of 28 days of dairy or soy ingestion on skeletal markers of inflammation and proteolysis in post-menopausal women
    Monica C Serra
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nutr Health 21:117-30. 2012
  7. pmc Total and abdominal adiposity are associated with inflammation in older adults using a factor analysis approach
    Tina E Brinkley
    Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1099-106. 2012
  8. pmc Is lost lean mass from intentional weight loss recovered during weight regain in postmenopausal women?
    Kristen M Beavers
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, J Paul Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:767-74. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The effects of a long-term physical activity intervention on serum uric Acid in older adults at risk for physical disability
    Kristen M Beavers
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
    J Aging Phys Act 22:25-33. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Effect of an 18-month physical activity and weight loss intervention on body composition in overweight and obese older adults
    Kristen M Beavers
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:325-31. 2014

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Publications15

  1. pmc Independent and combined effects of physical activity and weight loss on inflammatory biomarkers in overweight and obese older adults
    Kristen M Beavers
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, J Paul Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1089-94. 2013
    ..To determine the independent effect of long-term physical activity (PA) and the combined effects of long-term PA and weight loss (WL) on inflammation in overweight and obese older adults...
  2. pmc Associations between body composition and gait-speed decline: results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Kristen M Beavers
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:552-60. 2013
    ..In older adults, every 0.1-m/s slower gait speed is associated with a 12% higher mortality. However, little research has identified risk factors for gait-speed decline...
  3. pmc Fat mass loss predicts gain in physical function with intentional weight loss in older adults
    Kristen M Beavers
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:80-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the independent associations between changes in fat and lean mass and changes in physical function in older, overweight, and obese adults undergoing intentional WL...
  4. pmc The role of metabolic syndrome, adiposity, and inflammation in physical performance in the Health ABC Study
    Kristen M Beavers
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:617-23. 2013
    ..Metabolic syndrome (MetS) and functional limitation have been linked, but whether and how specific components of MetS and associated factors, such as inflammation, drive this relationship is unknown...
  5. pmc Cardiometabolic risk after weight loss and subsequent weight regain in overweight and obese postmenopausal women
    Daniel P Beavers
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:691-8. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine how cardiometabolic risk factors change in the year following significant intentional weight loss in postmenopausal women, and if observed changes were affected by weight and fat regain...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of 28 days of dairy or soy ingestion on skeletal markers of inflammation and proteolysis in post-menopausal women
    Monica C Serra
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nutr Health 21:117-30. 2012
    ..In animal models, soy supplementation is a beneficial countermeasure against muscle inflammation and proteolysis; however, the effect on aging humans is not clear...
  7. pmc Total and abdominal adiposity are associated with inflammation in older adults using a factor analysis approach
    Tina E Brinkley
    Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1099-106. 2012
    ..We used factor analysis to identify inflammatory factor(s) and examine their associations with adiposity in older adults at risk for disability...
  8. pmc Is lost lean mass from intentional weight loss recovered during weight regain in postmenopausal women?
    Kristen M Beavers
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, J Paul Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:767-74. 2011
    ..Despite the well-known recidivism of obesity, surprisingly little is known about the composition of body weight during weight regain...
  9. doi request reprint The effects of a long-term physical activity intervention on serum uric Acid in older adults at risk for physical disability
    Kristen M Beavers
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
    J Aging Phys Act 22:25-33. 2014
    ..028). Compared with a health education intervention, a 1-yr PA intervention results in a modest increase in systemic concentration of UA in older adults at risk for mobility disability. ..
  10. doi request reprint Effect of an 18-month physical activity and weight loss intervention on body composition in overweight and obese older adults
    Kristen M Beavers
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:325-31. 2014
    ..Secondarily, the association between change in body mass and composition on change in several cardiometabolic risk factors and mobility was evaluated...
  11. doi request reprint The effects of a long-term physical activity intervention on serum uric acid in older adults at risk for physical disability
    Kristen M Beavers
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
    J Aging Phys Act 22:25-33. 2014
    ..028). Compared with a health education intervention, a 1-yr PA intervention results in a modest increase in systemic concentration of UA in older adults at risk for mobility disability. ..
  12. pmc Long-term physical activity and inflammatory biomarkers in older adults
    Kristen M Beavers
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, J Paul Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:2189-96. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a 12-month physical activity (PA) intervention on inflammatory biomarkers in elderly men and women...
  13. pmc Effect of exercise training on chronic inflammation
    Kristen M Beavers
    J Paul Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 411:785-93. 2010
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  14. pmc Effects of lifestyle interventions on inflammatory markers in the metabolic syndrome
    Kristen M Beavers
    J Paul Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest, University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Front Biosci (Schol Ed) 3:168-77. 2011
    ..Data currently suggest that alterations in dietary composition may be the most effective lifestyle change, although there is a need for more research in this area...
  15. doi request reprint Soymilk supplementation does not alter plasma markers of inflammation and oxidative stress in postmenopausal women
    Kristen M Beavers
    Section on Gerontology, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Nutr Res 29:616-22. 2009
    ..Potential reasons for this nonsignificant finding are discussed, and future research directions are presented...