Connie W Bales

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Is obesity bad for older persons? A systematic review of the pros and cons of weight reduction in later life
    Connie W Bales
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:302-12. 2008
  2. pmc Effects of aerobic and/or resistance training on body mass and fat mass in overweight or obese adults
    Leslie H Willis
    Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Appl Physiol 113:1831-7. 2012
  3. pmc Aerobic and resistance training effects on energy intake: the STRRIDE-AT/RT study
    Connie W Bales
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:2033-9. 2012
  4. pmc Exercise effects on lipids in persons with varying dietary patterns-does diet matter if they exercise? Responses in Studies of a Targeted Risk Reduction Intervention through Defined Exercise I
    Kim M Huffman
    Division of Rheumatology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 164:117-24. 2012
  5. pmc Relationships between adipose tissue and cytokine responses to a randomized controlled exercise training intervention
    Kim M Huffman
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Metabolism 57:577-83. 2008
  6. pmc Dietary carbohydrate intake and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in at-risk women and men
    Kim M Huffman
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am Heart J 154:962-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Inactivity, exercise, and visceral fat. STRRIDE: a randomized, controlled study of exercise intensity and amount
    Cris A Slentz
    Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Appl Physiol 99:1613-8. 2005
  8. pmc Effects of aerobic vs. resistance training on visceral and liver fat stores, liver enzymes, and insulin resistance by HOMA in overweight adults from STRRIDE AT/RT
    Cris A Slentz
    Div of Cardiology, Dept of Medicine, PO Box 3022, Duke Univ Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 301:E1033-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Response of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein to exercise training in an at-risk population
    Kim M Huffman
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am Heart J 152:793-800. 2006
  10. pmc Comparison of aerobic versus resistance exercise training effects on metabolic syndrome (from the Studies of a Targeted Risk Reduction Intervention Through Defined Exercise - STRRIDE-AT/RT)
    Lori A Bateman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:838-44. 2011

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Is obesity bad for older persons? A systematic review of the pros and cons of weight reduction in later life
    Connie W Bales
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:302-12. 2008
    ..A second objective was to systematically review the empiric evidence on the effects of intentional weight loss interventions in older individuals...
  2. pmc Effects of aerobic and/or resistance training on body mass and fat mass in overweight or obese adults
    Leslie H Willis
    Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Appl Physiol 113:1831-7. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Aerobic and resistance training effects on energy intake: the STRRIDE-AT/RT study
    Connie W Bales
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:2033-9. 2012
    ..Our study characterizes food and energy intake responses to long-term aerobic training (AT) and resistance training (RT) during a controlled 8-month trial...
  4. pmc Exercise effects on lipids in persons with varying dietary patterns-does diet matter if they exercise? Responses in Studies of a Targeted Risk Reduction Intervention through Defined Exercise I
    Kim M Huffman
    Division of Rheumatology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 164:117-24. 2012
    ..The purpose of the current study was to determine if, across a range of dietary patterns, there were variable lipoprotein responses to an aerobic exercise training intervention...
  5. pmc Relationships between adipose tissue and cytokine responses to a randomized controlled exercise training intervention
    Kim M Huffman
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Metabolism 57:577-83. 2008
    ..In contradiction to our hypothesis, despite significant alterations in body composition, exercise training produced limited cytokine responses...
  6. pmc Dietary carbohydrate intake and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in at-risk women and men
    Kim M Huffman
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am Heart J 154:962-8. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine if GL is related to hsCRP and other measures of CVD risk in a population of sedentary, overweight, dyslipidemic middle-aged women and men enrolled in an exercise intervention trial (STRRIDE)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Inactivity, exercise, and visceral fat. STRRIDE: a randomized, controlled study of exercise intensity and amount
    Cris A Slentz
    Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Appl Physiol 99:1613-8. 2005
    ..Importantly, a modest increase over the CDC/ACSM exercise recommendations resulted in significant decreases in visceral, subcutaneous, and total abdominal fat without changes in caloric intake...
  8. pmc Effects of aerobic vs. resistance training on visceral and liver fat stores, liver enzymes, and insulin resistance by HOMA in overweight adults from STRRIDE AT/RT
    Cris A Slentz
    Div of Cardiology, Dept of Medicine, PO Box 3022, Duke Univ Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 301:E1033-9. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Response of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein to exercise training in an at-risk population
    Kim M Huffman
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am Heart J 152:793-800. 2006
    ..Our objective was to determine if modulating fitness with exercise training imposes changes in high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in a mixed-sex population at risk for cardiovascular disease...
  10. pmc Comparison of aerobic versus resistance exercise training effects on metabolic syndrome (from the Studies of a Targeted Risk Reduction Intervention Through Defined Exercise - STRRIDE-AT/RT)
    Lori A Bateman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:838-44. 2011
    ..When weighing the time commitment versus health benefit, the data suggest that AT alone was the most efficient mode of exercise for improving cardiometabolic health...
  11. doi request reprint Body mass trajectory, energy balance, and weight loss as determinants of health and mortality in older adults
    Connie W Bales
    GRECC, Durham VA Medical Center and Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Obes Facts 2:171-8. 2009
    ..Because of this contradictory state of the science, there is a critical need for further study of the relationship of weight and weight loss/gain to health in the later years of life...
  12. doi request reprint Nutritional supplements for older adults: review and recommendations--Part II
    Gwendolen Buhr
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Nutr Elder 29:42-71. 2010
    ..In addition, there is evidence that high dose fish oil supplements may lower serum triglyceride levels...
  13. doi request reprint Nutritional supplements for older adults: review and recommendations-part I
    Gwendolen Buhr
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Nutr Elder 28:5-29. 2009
    ..Thus, specific recommendations for these supplements in older adults are warranted...
  14. ncbi request reprint A 6-month observational study of the relationship between weight loss and behavioral symptoms in institutionalized Alzheimer's disease subjects
    Heidi K White
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:89-97. 2004
    ..Weight loss is a common occurrence in Alzheimer's disease (AD). This study was undertaken to investigate the relationship between weight loss and behavioral symptoms in institutionalized AD subjects...
  15. pmc Design and conduct of the CALERIE study: comprehensive assessment of the long-term effects of reducing intake of energy
    James Rochon
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:97-108. 2011
    ..This article presents the design and implementation of this study...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vascular nutritional correlates of late-life depression
    Martha E Payne
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:787-95. 2006
    ..The authors sought to examine the association of vascular nutritional factors and depression in an elderly cohort of depression (currently and recently depressed) and comparison (never depressed) subjects...
  17. pmc Caloric restriction: implications for human cardiometabolic health
    Connie W Bales
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:201-8. 2013
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of the amount of exercise on body weight, body composition, and measures of central obesity: STRRIDE--a randomized controlled study
    Cris A Slentz
    Divisions of Cardiology, Geriatric Medicine, and General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke Center for Living, Center for Health Policy Research, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:31-9. 2004
    ..Obesity is a major health problem due, in part, to physical inactivity. The amount of activity needed to prevent weight gain is unknown...
  19. ncbi request reprint Alternative diet therapy for elderly patients. Unique concerns for a high-risk population
    Connie W Bales
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Center for Aging, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 18:841-51. 2002
    ..That is, the physician, nutritionist, and other traditional health care professionals should team with providers of alternative products and treatments to offer guidance to elderly patients who wish to use these therapies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of the amount and intensity of exercise on plasma lipoproteins
    William E Kraus
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1483-92. 2002
    ..However, the amount of exercise training required for optimal benefit is unknown. In a prospective, randomized study, we investigated the effects of the amount and intensity of exercise on lipoproteins...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sarcopenia, weight loss, and nutritional frailty in the elderly
    Connie W Bales
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham VA Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 22:309-23. 2002
    ..Whereas the multiple causes of nutritional frailty are not completely understood, clinical interventions for weight loss, sarcopenia, and cytokine alterations have been used with modest success...