S G Aldana

Summary

Affiliation: Brigham Young University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Financial impact of a comprehensive multisite workplace health promotion program
    Steven G Aldana
    Department of Physical Education, College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    Prev Med 40:131-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A video-based lifestyle intervention and changes in coronary risk
    Steven G Aldana
    Department of Exercise Sciences, 274 SFH, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:115-24. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of a worksite chronic disease prevention program
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 2214, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:558-64. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of an intensive diet and physical activity modification program on the health risks of adults
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:371-81. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of an intense cardiovascular disease risk factor modification program
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    Prev Cardiol 7:19-25. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The effects of an intensive lifestyle modification program on carotid artery intima-media thickness: a randomized trial
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:510-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of the coronary health improvement project (CHIP) on several employee populations
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 2214, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:831-9. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Health promotion programs, modifiable health risks, and employee absenteeism
    S G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, 276 SFH, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:36-46. 2001
  9. pmc The behavioral and clinical effects of therapeutic lifestyle change on middle-aged adults
    Steven G Aldana
    274 SFH, College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A05. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Employee weight management through health coaching
    R M Merrill
    Department of Health Science, College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, 229 A Richards Building, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 15:e52-9. 2010

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Financial impact of a comprehensive multisite workplace health promotion program
    Steven G Aldana
    Department of Physical Education, College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    Prev Med 40:131-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if the Washoe County School District Wellness Program impacted employee health care costs and rates of absenteeism over a 2-year period...
  2. ncbi request reprint A video-based lifestyle intervention and changes in coronary risk
    Steven G Aldana
    Department of Exercise Sciences, 274 SFH, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:115-24. 2008
    ..For individuals empowered to make better choices regarding diet and exercise, significant improvements occurred in most coronary risk factors in as little as 4-6 weeks...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of a worksite chronic disease prevention program
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 2214, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:558-64. 2005
    ..This study determined the behavioral and clinical impact of a worksite chronic disease prevention program...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of an intensive diet and physical activity modification program on the health risks of adults
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:371-81. 2005
    ..This study assessed the clinical impact of lifestyle change education on chronic disease risk factors within a community...
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of an intense cardiovascular disease risk factor modification program
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    Prev Cardiol 7:19-25. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The effects of an intensive lifestyle modification program on carotid artery intima-media thickness: a randomized trial
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:510-6. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of the coronary health improvement project (CHIP) on several employee populations
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 2214, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:831-9. 2002
    ..The CHIP video program appears to be an effective method of lowering employee health risks. Future research is needed to determine how long these reductions may persist...
  8. ncbi request reprint Health promotion programs, modifiable health risks, and employee absenteeism
    S G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, 276 SFH, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:36-46. 2001
    ..When determining how to manage absenteeism, employers should carefully consider the impact that health promotion programs can have on rates of absenteeism and other employee-related expenses...
  9. pmc The behavioral and clinical effects of therapeutic lifestyle change on middle-aged adults
    Steven G Aldana
    274 SFH, College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A05. 2006
    ..This study determined the behavioral and clinical impact of a therapeutic lifestyle-modification intervention on a group of community volunteers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Employee weight management through health coaching
    R M Merrill
    Department of Health Science, College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, 229 A Richards Building, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 15:e52-9. 2010
    ..This study will evaluate the effectiveness of an interactive health coaching intervention at lowering weight...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with attrition and success in a worksite wellness telephonic health coaching program
    R M Merrill
    Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, United States of America
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 23:385. 2010
    ..This study identifies factors associated with attrition and improvements in body mass index (BMI) in a telephonic health coaching program...
  12. ncbi request reprint Financial impact of health promotion programs: a comprehensive review of the literature
    S G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 2214, USA
    Am J Health Promot 15:296-320. 2001
    ..Theses, dissertations, or presentation abstracts that were not published in peer reviewed journals were excluded. The initial search identified 196 studies, but only 72 met the inclusion criteria and were included in the review...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk reductions associated with aggressive lifestyle modification and cardiac rehabilitation
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
    Heart Lung 32:374-82. 2003
    ..No study has compared the impact of each on cardiovascular disease risk (CVD) factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effects of an intensive lifestyle modification program on sleep and stress disorders
    R M Merrill
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 11:242-8. 2007
    ..To determine if a lifestyle change program can modify behavior to reduce sleep and stress disorders...
  15. doi request reprint Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP) is associated with improved nutrient intake and decreased depression
    Ray M Merrill
    Department of Health Science, College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
    Nutrition 24:314-21. 2008
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of the Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP) at lowering depression by modifying selected daily nutrients from food...
  16. pmc Can newly acquired healthy behaviors persist? An analysis of health behavior decay
    Ray M Merrill
    Department of Health Science, College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, 229 A Richards Bldg, Provo, UT 84602 2214, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A13. 2008
    ..We evaluated data from the Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP) to determine whether improved health behaviors associated with this intervention persisted or decayed during 18 months of follow-up...
  17. doi request reprint C-reactive protein levels according to physical activity and body weight for participants in the coronary health improvement project
    Ray M Merrill
    Brigham Young University, Department of Health Science, Provo, UT 84604, USA
    Prev Med 46:425-30. 2008
    ..The study will also assess whether changes in CRP over the study period are associated with baseline levels of and changes in selected coronary risk factors...
  18. doi request reprint Efficacy of the Berkshire Health System Cardiovascular Health Risk Reduction Program
    Ray M Merrill
    Department of Health Science, College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:1024-31. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of the Berkshire Health System Cardiovascular Health Risk Reduction Program...
  19. doi request reprint Consequences of a plant-based diet with low dairy consumption on intake of bone-relevant nutrients
    Ray M Merrill
    College of Health and Human Performance, Department of Health Science, Brigham Young University, 229 A Richards Building, Provo, UT 84604, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:691-8. 2009
    ..This study examines the extent to which a plant-based dietary intervention that discourages consumption of dairy products and meat influences bone-relevant nutrients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Improving overall health status through the CHIP intervention
    Ray M Merrill
    Department of Health Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:135-46. 2009
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of a coronary heart disease prevention program at improving selected health indicators...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of intense lifestyle modification and cardiac rehabilitation on psychosocial cardiovascular disease risk factors and quality of life
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, USA
    Behav Modif 30:507-25. 2006
    ..The rehabilitation group improved in 7 of the 12, and the control group showed significant improvements in 6 of the variables. Intensive lifestyle modification programs significantly affect psychosocial risk factors and quality of life...
  22. ncbi request reprint The diabetes prevention program: a worksite experience
    Steven G Aldana
    College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA
    AAOHN J 53:499-505; quiz 506-7. 2005
    ..Existing worksite health promotion and occupational health professionals can successfully offer the DPP and help employees improve glucose tolerance...
  23. ncbi request reprint Relationships between leisure time physical activity and perceived stress
    S G Aldana
    Department of Physical Education, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2214
    Percept Mot Skills 82:315-21. 1996
    ..78 and 0.62 times less likely to have moderate and high perceived stress, respectively. Working adults participating in moderate amounts of these activities have about half the rate of perceived stress as nonparticipants...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk reduction and factors influencing loss to follow-up in the coronary health improvement project
    Ray M Merrill
    Department of Health Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84604, USA
    Med Sci Monit 14:PH17-25. 2008
    ..This study determined whether the Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP) can improve cardiovascular disease risk factors through one year of follow-up and identified factors influencing loss to follow-up...