Yvonne L Michael

Summary

Affiliation: Drexel University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Does change in the neighborhood environment prevent obesity in older women?
    Yvonne L Michael
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 102:129-37. 2014
  2. pmc Built environment and change in body mass index in older women
    Yvonne L Michael
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, 1505 Race Street, MS 1033, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Health Place 22:7-10. 2013
  3. pmc Built environment and lower extremity physical performance: prospective findings from the study of osteoporotic fractures in women
    Yvonne L Michael
    Drexel University School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Philadelphia, PA19102, USA
    J Aging Health 23:1246-62. 2011
  4. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and physical performance in postmenopausal women
    Yvonne L Michael
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University, 1505 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1603-8. 2011
  5. pmc Hormone therapy and physical function change among older women in the Women's Health Initiative: a randomized controlled trial
    Yvonne L Michael
    Department of Epidemiology, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Menopause 17:295-302. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Primary care-relevant interventions to prevent falling in older adults: a systematic evidence review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Yvonne L Michael
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, 1505 Race Street, 6th Floor, MS 1033, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:815-25. 2010
  7. pmc Geriatric syndromes and incident disability in older women: results from the women's health initiative observational study
    Andrea L Rosso
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Aging and Population Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:371-9. 2013
  8. pmc Combined impact of geriatric syndromes and cardiometabolic diseases on measures of functional impairment
    Andrea L Rosso
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Drexel University, 1505 Race Street, Mail Stop 1033, Bellet 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:349-54. 2011
  9. pmc Neighborhood amenities and mobility in older adults
    Andrea L Rosso
    Center for Aging and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:761-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Aging with a disability: a systematic review of cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis among women aging with a physical disability
    Andrea L Rosso
    Drexel University School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Maturitas 68:65-72. 2011

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Does change in the neighborhood environment prevent obesity in older women?
    Yvonne L Michael
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 102:129-37. 2014
    ..Future research should consider the influence of the neighborhood environment on additional relevant health outcomes and should include measures of the social environment in conjunction with built environment measures. ..
  2. pmc Built environment and change in body mass index in older women
    Yvonne L Michael
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, 1505 Race Street, MS 1033, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Health Place 22:7-10. 2013
    ..03, 95% CI 1.01, 1.05). Walkability was not associated with BMI or risk of obesity. Future research should consider additional neighborhood characteristics relevant to older adults, such as proximity to retail, public transit, or parks...
  3. pmc Built environment and lower extremity physical performance: prospective findings from the study of osteoporotic fractures in women
    Yvonne L Michael
    Drexel University School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Philadelphia, PA19102, USA
    J Aging Health 23:1246-62. 2011
    ..We examined the association between walkability of the built environment and changes in physical performance among women aged 65 or older (n = 1,671, 253 neighborhoods)...
  4. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and physical performance in postmenopausal women
    Yvonne L Michael
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University, 1505 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1603-8. 2011
    ..Impairments in physical performance increase sharply with age. Low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) levels may be a modifiable risk factor for physical performance decline...
  5. pmc Hormone therapy and physical function change among older women in the Women's Health Initiative: a randomized controlled trial
    Yvonne L Michael
    Department of Epidemiology, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Menopause 17:295-302. 2010
    ..We examined whether hormone therapy affected physical function in women 65 to 79 years of age at enrollment...
  6. doi request reprint Primary care-relevant interventions to prevent falling in older adults: a systematic evidence review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Yvonne L Michael
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, 1505 Race Street, 6th Floor, MS 1033, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:815-25. 2010
    ..Falls among older adults are both prevalent and preventable...
  7. pmc Geriatric syndromes and incident disability in older women: results from the women's health initiative observational study
    Andrea L Rosso
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Aging and Population Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:371-9. 2013
    ..To determine how the number of geriatric syndromes is associated with incident disability in community-based populations of older adults...
  8. pmc Combined impact of geriatric syndromes and cardiometabolic diseases on measures of functional impairment
    Andrea L Rosso
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Drexel University, 1505 Race Street, Mail Stop 1033, Bellet 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:349-54. 2011
    ..Examine the independent and joint effects of geriatric syndromes (GS) and cardiometabolic diseases (CMDs) on functional impairment...
  9. pmc Neighborhood amenities and mobility in older adults
    Andrea L Rosso
    Center for Aging and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:761-9. 2013
    ..Neighborhoods with a high diversity of amenities may be important promoters of mobility in older adults who do not routinely travel outside their neighborhoods. ..
  10. doi request reprint Aging with a disability: a systematic review of cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis among women aging with a physical disability
    Andrea L Rosso
    Drexel University School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Maturitas 68:65-72. 2011
    ..This review is limited by the narrow focus on physical disabilities and two health outcomes. Additional high quality empirical research is necessary to understand the risks to health of women aging with disabilities...
  11. pmc Physical activity resources and changes in walking in a cohort of older men
    Yvonne L Michael
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:654-60. 2010
    ..We evaluated the influence of physical activity resources and neighborhood-level socioeconomic status (SES) on walking among community-dwelling older men...
  12. ncbi request reprint The association between neighborhood social capital and cancer screening
    Amy E Leader
    Division of Population Science, Department of Medical Oncology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:683-92. 2013
    ..To examine the association between social capital and adherence to cancer screening exams...
  13. pmc Mobility, disability, and social engagement in older adults
    Andrea L Rosso
    Center for Aging and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Aging Health 25:617-37. 2013
    ..To examine cross sectional associations between mobility with or without disability and social engagement in a community-based sample of older adults...
  14. pmc The urban built environment and mobility in older adults: a comprehensive review
    Andrea L Rosso
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, 1505 Race Street, Mail Stop 1033, Bellet 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    J Aging Res 2011:816106. 2011
    ..This research could lead to policy interventions that allow older adults to live more healthy and active lives in their communities...