Robert P Nolan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability biofeedback as a behavioral neurocardiac intervention to enhance vagal heart rate control
    Robert P Nolan
    Behavioural Cardiology Research Unit, University Health Network and Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am Heart J 149:1137. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Behavioral neurocardiac training in hypertension: a randomized, controlled trial
    Robert P Nolan
    Division of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hypertension 55:1033-9. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of drug, biobehavioral and exercise therapies on heart rate variability in coronary artery disease: a systematic review
    Robert P Nolan
    Division of Cardiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:386-96. 2008
  4. pmc Psychosocial determinants of health behaviour change in an e-counseling intervention for hypertension
    Samir Durrani
    Department of Psychology, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M3J 1P3
    Int J Hypertens 2012:191789. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Behavioural modification of the cholinergic anti-inflammatory response to C-reactive protein in patients with hypertension
    R P Nolan
    University Health Network and University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Intern Med 272:161-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Therapeutic benefit of internet-based lifestyle counselling for hypertension
    Robert P Nolan
    Behavioural Cardiology Research Unit, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:390-6. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Therapeutic benefit of preventive telehealth counseling in the Community Outreach Heart Health and Risk Reduction Trial
    Robert P Nolan
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 107:690-6. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Sex-based differences in the association between duration of type 2 diabetes and heart rate variability
    Robert P Nolan
    Behavioral Cardiology Research Unit, University Health Network, 585 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2N2, Canada
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 6:276-82. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein modulates vagal heart rate control in patients with coronary artery disease
    Robert P Nolan
    Division of Cardiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Sci (Lond) 112:449-56. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Antihypertensive medication use, adherence, stops, and starts in Canadians with hypertension
    Marianne E Gee
    Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:383-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability biofeedback as a behavioral neurocardiac intervention to enhance vagal heart rate control
    Robert P Nolan
    Behavioural Cardiology Research Unit, University Health Network and Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am Heart J 149:1137. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that (1) cognitive-behavioral training with HRV biofeedback would augment vagal recovery from acute stress, and (2) vagal regulation of HR would be inversely associated with stress and depression after treatment...
  2. doi request reprint Behavioral neurocardiac training in hypertension: a randomized, controlled trial
    Robert P Nolan
    Division of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hypertension 55:1033-9. 2010
    ..It is unknown whether efficacy of this treatment can be improved with biofeedback of baroreflex gain. BNT, alone or as an adjunct to drug therapy, may represent a promising new intervention for hypertension...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of drug, biobehavioral and exercise therapies on heart rate variability in coronary artery disease: a systematic review
    Robert P Nolan
    Division of Cardiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:386-96. 2008
    ..Heart rate variability (HRV) is reported as a surrogate index for clinical outcome in trials of secondary prevention strategies for coronary artery disease (CAD), but a standardized guide for interpreting HRV change is not established...
  4. pmc Psychosocial determinants of health behaviour change in an e-counseling intervention for hypertension
    Samir Durrani
    Department of Psychology, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M3J 1P3
    Int J Hypertens 2012:191789. 2012
    ..04). In sum, e-counseling is associated with improved motivation to adhere to exercise and diet among patients with hypertension, independent of symptoms of psychological stress and depression...
  5. doi request reprint Behavioural modification of the cholinergic anti-inflammatory response to C-reactive protein in patients with hypertension
    R P Nolan
    University Health Network and University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Intern Med 272:161-9. 2012
    ..We evaluated whether changes in markers of tonic or reflex vagal heart rate modulation following behavioural intervention were associated inversely with changes in high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) or interleukin-6 (IL-6)...
  6. doi request reprint Therapeutic benefit of internet-based lifestyle counselling for hypertension
    Robert P Nolan
    Behavioural Cardiology Research Unit, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:390-6. 2012
    ..We incorporated key features of an established behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing, to help standardize e-counselling in order to reduce blood pressure in patients with hypertension...
  7. doi request reprint Therapeutic benefit of preventive telehealth counseling in the Community Outreach Heart Health and Risk Reduction Trial
    Robert P Nolan
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 107:690-6. 2011
    ..In conclusion, telehealth counseling augments therapeutic lifestyle change in subjects at high risk for cardiovascular events compared to a recommended guideline for brief preventive counseling...
  8. doi request reprint Sex-based differences in the association between duration of type 2 diabetes and heart rate variability
    Robert P Nolan
    Behavioral Cardiology Research Unit, University Health Network, 585 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2N2, Canada
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 6:276-82. 2009
    ..16, p=0.04) among female subjects. Longitudinal research is needed to establish whether risk factors for early cardiac autonomic impairment differ among men and women with type 2 diabetes...
  9. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein modulates vagal heart rate control in patients with coronary artery disease
    Robert P Nolan
    Division of Cardiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Sci (Lond) 112:449-56. 2007
    ..Therefore it may be advisable to assess systemic inflammation in interventions aimed at improving neurocardiac regulation in patients with CAD...
  10. doi request reprint Antihypertensive medication use, adherence, stops, and starts in Canadians with hypertension
    Marianne E Gee
    Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:383-9. 2012
    ..Some of the greatest barriers to achieving blood pressure control are perceived to be failure to prescribe antihypertensive medication and lack of adherence to medication prescriptions...
  11. doi request reprint Mental-stress-induced platelet activation among patients with coronary artery disease
    Graham J Reid
    Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, Westminster Hall, London ON N6A 3K7, Canada
    Psychosom Med 71:438-45. 2009
    ..Psychosocial factors have been identified as risk factors for CAD and adverse cardiac outcomes, although the underlying mechanisms are poorly understood...
  12. doi request reprint Reducing blood pressure with Internet-based interventions: a meta-analysis
    Sam Liu
    Behavioural Cardiology Research Unit, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:613-21. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of, and barriers to, preventive lifestyle behaviors in hypertension (from a national survey of Canadians with hypertension)
    Marianne E Gee
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 109:570-5. 2012
    ..In conclusion, programs and interventions to improve the adherence to lifestyle changes to treat hypertension may need to consider the identified barriers to lifestyle behaviors in their design...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physical activity behavior, motivational readiness and self-efficacy among Ontarians with cardiovascular disease and diabetes
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, 368 Bethune, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON, Canada, M3J 1P3
    J Behav Med 30:21-9. 2007
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  15. pmc Context and cardiovascular risk modification in two regions of Ontario, Canada: a photo elicitation study
    Jan E Angus
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5T 1P8, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:2481-99. 2009
    ..Thus health education for CHD risk modification should be place-specific and tailored to the needs and resources of specific communities...
  16. ncbi request reprint Habitus, stress, and the body: the everyday production of health and cardiovascular risk
    Jan Angus
    University of Toronto, Canada
    Qual Health Res 17:1088-102. 2007
    ..Habits and practices linked with stress by participants were enduringly associated with these contexts, suggesting that place, body, and health are inseparable and coconstituted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Autonomic response to standardized stress predicts subsequent disease activity in ulcerative colitis
    Robert G Maunder
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:413-20. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that individual differences in autonomic function are associated with differences in the disease course of ulcerative colitis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of depression on five-year mortality after an acute coronary syndrome
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 96:1179-85. 2005
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  19. doi request reprint Depression and anxiety in adult congenital heart disease: predictors and prevalence
    Adrienne H Kovacs
    Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Cardiol 137:158-64. 2009
    ..The goals of this study were to identify predictors of symptoms of depression and anxiety and evaluate the prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders among North American ACHD patients...
  20. pmc Dynamic responsiveness of the vascular bed as a regulatory mechanism in vasomotor control
    Mair Zamir
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, School of Kinesiology, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6A 3K7, Canada
    J Gen Physiol 134:69-75. 2009
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  21. ncbi request reprint The relationship of attachment insecurity to subjective stress and autonomic function during standardized acute stress in healthy adults
    Robert G Maunder
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 60:283-90. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to test predicted relationships between adult attachment and stress using subjective and physiological measures...
  22. ncbi request reprint E-counseling as an emerging preventive strategy for hypertension
    Robert P Nolan
    aCardiac eHealth and Behavioural Cardiology Research Unit, Peter Munk Cardiac Center, University Health Network bFaculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 29:319-23. 2014
    ..This article summarizes the efficacy of lifestyle counseling interventions in face-to-face, telehealth, and e-counseling settings. It also discusses the therapeutic potential of e-counseling as a preventive strategy for hypertension...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of loyalty rewards to promote the use of an internet-based heart health program
    Sam Liu
    Cardiac eHealth Research Unit, Peter Munk Cardiac Center, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 16:e163. 2014
    ..However, their rates of enrollment and engagement remain low. It is currently unclear whether rewards from established loyalty programs can serve as a conditioned stimulus to improve the use of a freely available Internet-based program...
  24. doi request reprint Letter by Jong et al regarding article, "dietary fish and omega-3 fatty acid consumption and heart rate variability in US adults"
    Philip Jong
    Circulation 118:e129; author reply e130. 2008