Bernardine M Pinto

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of a computer-based, telephone-counseling system on physical activity
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Miriam Hospital Pinto, Marcus, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:113-20. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Home-based physical activity intervention for colorectal cancer survivors
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Psychooncology 22:54-64. 2013
  3. pmc Maintenance of effects of a home-based physical activity program among breast cancer survivors
    Bernardine M Pinto
    The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Support Care Cancer 16:1279-89. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint A pilot study on disseminating physical activity promotion among cancer survivors: a brief report
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Miriam Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Psychooncology 17:517-21. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Home-based physical activity intervention for breast cancer patients
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Center for Behavioral Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Coro Bldg, Ste 500, One Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:3577-87. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Theories underlying health promotion interventions among cancer survivors
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 24:153-63. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and coronary heart disease prevention
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Prim Care 32:947-61. 2005
  8. doi request reprint A randomized trial to promote physical activity among breast cancer patients
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Health Psychol 32:616-26. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity among breast cancer survivors: regular exercisers vs participants in a physical activity intervention
    Carolyn S Rabin
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Psychooncology 15:344-54. 2006
  10. pmc Psychosocial outcomes of an exercise maintenance intervention after phase II cardiac rehabilitation
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:91-8. 2013

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of a computer-based, telephone-counseling system on physical activity
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Miriam Hospital Pinto, Marcus, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:113-20. 2002
    ..We developed a fully automated PA counseling system (telephone-linked communication, TLC-PA) that was delivered via telephone...
  2. doi request reprint Home-based physical activity intervention for colorectal cancer survivors
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Psychooncology 22:54-64. 2013
    ..The efficacy of a home-based physical activity (PA) intervention for colorectal cancer patients versus contact control was evaluated in a randomized controlled trial...
  3. pmc Maintenance of effects of a home-based physical activity program among breast cancer survivors
    Bernardine M Pinto
    The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Support Care Cancer 16:1279-89. 2008
    ..This paper presents follow-up of a home-based PA program for women treated for early-stage breast cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint A pilot study on disseminating physical activity promotion among cancer survivors: a brief report
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Miriam Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Psychooncology 17:517-21. 2008
    ..This pilot study demonstrated that it was feasible for trained volunteers to deliver a telephone-based PA intervention to breast cancer survivors, and there were positive effects on survivors' PA behavior and psychological outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Home-based physical activity intervention for breast cancer patients
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Center for Behavioral Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Coro Bldg, Ste 500, One Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:3577-87. 2005
    ..The efficacy of a home-based physical activity (PA) intervention for early-stage breast cancer patients was evaluated in a randomized controlled trial...
  6. doi request reprint Theories underlying health promotion interventions among cancer survivors
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 24:153-63. 2008
    ..To review the theories that have been the basis for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) promoting health behavior change among adults diagnosed and treated for cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and coronary heart disease prevention
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Prim Care 32:947-61. 2005
    ..Nonetheless, the role of behavioral strategies for changing individual and multiple risk behaviors has been recognized. A simple framework for brief counseling by primary care clinicians is presented in the form of the 5A's...
  8. doi request reprint A randomized trial to promote physical activity among breast cancer patients
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Health Psychol 32:616-26. 2013
    ..The effects of augmenting oncology health care provider (HCP) advice for PA with 3 months of telephone counseling versus contact control were evaluated in a randomized trial...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity among breast cancer survivors: regular exercisers vs participants in a physical activity intervention
    Carolyn S Rabin
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Psychooncology 15:344-54. 2006
    ..This study represents a novel approach for evaluating the efficacy of a physical activity intervention for breast cancer survivors...
  10. pmc Psychosocial outcomes of an exercise maintenance intervention after phase II cardiac rehabilitation
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:91-8. 2013
    ..We offered a telephone-based maintenance intervention and found improvement in exercise participation in the intervention group at 12 months post-CR discharge. We examined the effects of the intervention on psychosocial outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Body esteem and mood among sedentary and active breast cancer survivors
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:181-6. 2004
    ..To assess mood states and body esteem in 2 groups of breast cancer survivors, regular exercisers and sedentary women, and to examine these variables among younger and older women in each group...
  12. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of physical activity counseling for older primary care patients
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:247-55. 2005
    ..Regular physical activity reduces the risk for chronic diseases among older adults. Older adults are likely to be seen by primary care clinicians who can play a role in promoting physical activity among their patients...
  13. pmc Home-based exercise among cancer survivors: adherence and its predictors
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Miriam Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Psychooncology 18:369-76. 2009
    ..Evidence of the benefits of exercise for those treated for cancer has led to exercise interventions for this population. Some have questioned whether cancer patients offered a home-based intervention adhere to the exercise prescribed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Examination of print and telephone channels for physical activity promotion: Rationale, design, and baseline data from Project STRIDE
    Bess H Marcus
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Coro Building, Suite 500, One Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:90-104. 2007
    ..print) for physical activity adoption and short-term maintenance among previously sedentary adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint Social support as a mediator of optimism and distress in breast cancer survivors
    Joseph J Trunzo
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:805-11. 2003
    ..In contrast, confidant social support did not mediate the optimism-distress relationship at any time point. Clinical and research implications of these findings are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Physical activity motivation and cancer survivorship
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Coro Bldg, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 186:367-87. 2011
    ..There is scope for understanding the determinants of physical activity adoption in various cancer survivor populations. Much more needs to done to identify the determinants of maintenance of physical activity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health behaviors during and after a cancer diagnosis
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and Miriam Hospital, Lifespan Academic Medical Center, One Hoppin Street, Coro Building, Suite 500, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Cancer 104:2614-23. 2005
    ..They described the prevalence of these behaviors, reviewed the effects of interventions designed to alter unhealthy behaviors, and discussed the implications and future directions for this emerging area of research...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of personal cancer history and family cancer history on levels of psychological distress
    Carolyn Rabin
    The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:411-6. 2007
    ..Results extend prior research by indicating that having a first-degree relative with cancer increases risk for distress, and having personal and family cancer histories may exert a synergistic effect on distress...
  19. pmc Methodologic issues in exercise intervention research in oncology
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Coro Bldg, Suite 500, One Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 23:297-304. 2007
    ..To review randomized controlled trials that offered exercise interventions for adults diagnosed and treated for cancer related to design, sample, type of intervention, and outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Exercise participation after diagnosis of breast cancer: trends and effects on mood and quality of life
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Center for Behavioral Medicine, Brown Medical School and Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Psychooncology 11:389-400. 2002
    ..Exercise participation was associated with improved physical functioning, but not overall mood or cancer-related symptoms. We discuss implications of these findings towards the well-being of breast cancer survivors...
  21. doi request reprint Proactive versus reactive recruitment to a physical activity intervention for breast cancer survivors: Does it matter?
    Eric S Zhou
    aDepartment of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Clin Trials 10:587-92. 2013
    ..There is a gap in the current breast cancer survivorship literature identifying potential sample biases that may result from recruiting participants via different methods...
  22. ncbi request reprint Motivation to modify lifestyle risk behaviors in women treated for breast cancer
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital and Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:122-9. 2002
    ..To determine motivators of health behaviors (relevant to risk for chronic disease and cancer recurrence) after a cancer diagnosis...
  23. pmc Riding the crest of the teachable moment: promoting long-term health after the diagnosis of cancer
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Program of Cancer Preventive, Detection and Control Research, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:5814-30. 2005
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  24. ncbi request reprint Psychological and fitness changes associated with exercise participation among women with breast cancer
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, USA
    Psychooncology 12:118-26. 2003
    ..Reductions in distress were also noted in the exercise group, but these were nonsignificant. At post-treatment, there were modest improvements in fitness in the exercise group...