M C Morey

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical fitness and functional limitations in community-dwelling older adults
    M C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC 27705, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 30:715-23. 1998
  2. pmc Study protocol: home-based telehealth stroke care: a randomized trial for veterans
    Neale R Chumbler
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice CIEBP, Richard L, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Trials 11:74. 2010
  3. pmc Effect of physical activity guidelines on physical function in older adults
    Miriam C Morey
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Geriatric Research, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1873-8. 2008
  4. pmc Effects of home-based diet and exercise on functional outcomes among older, overweight long-term cancer survivors: RENEW: a randomized controlled trial
    Miriam C Morey
    Duke University Older Americans Independence Center, and Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    JAMA 301:1883-91. 2009
  5. pmc The Veterans Learning to Improve Fitness and Function in Elders Study: a randomized trial of primary care-based physical activity counseling for older men
    Miriam C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1166-74. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Medical assessment for health advocacy and practical strategies for exercise initiation
    Miriam C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:204-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Improved fitness narrows the symptom-reporting gap between older men and women
    Miriam C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center 182, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:381-90. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Exercise adherence and 10-year mortality in chronically ill older adults
    Miriam C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1929-33. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Spinal-flexibility-plus-aerobic versus aerobic-only training: effect of a randomized clinical trial on function in at-risk older adults
    M C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M335-42. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Is there a threshold between peak oxygen uptake and self-reported physical functioning in older adults?
    M C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 30:1223-9. 1998

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical fitness and functional limitations in community-dwelling older adults
    M C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC 27705, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 30:715-23. 1998
    ..Functional limitations in the performance of basic tasks are considered primary mediators on the causal pathway from disease to disability...
  2. pmc Study protocol: home-based telehealth stroke care: a randomized trial for veterans
    Neale R Chumbler
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice CIEBP, Richard L, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Trials 11:74. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Effect of physical activity guidelines on physical function in older adults
    Miriam C Morey
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Geriatric Research, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1873-8. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Effects of home-based diet and exercise on functional outcomes among older, overweight long-term cancer survivors: RENEW: a randomized controlled trial
    Miriam C Morey
    Duke University Older Americans Independence Center, and Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    JAMA 301:1883-91. 2009
    ..Lifestyle interventions may provide benefit, but it is unknown whether long-term cancer survivors can modify their lifestyle behaviors sufficiently to improve functional status...
  5. pmc The Veterans Learning to Improve Fitness and Function in Elders Study: a randomized trial of primary care-based physical activity counseling for older men
    Miriam C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1166-74. 2009
    ..To determine the effects of primary care-based, multicomponent physical activity counseling (PAC) promoting physical activity (PA) guidelines on gait speed and related measures of PA and function in older veterans...
  6. ncbi request reprint Medical assessment for health advocacy and practical strategies for exercise initiation
    Miriam C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:204-8. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Improved fitness narrows the symptom-reporting gap between older men and women
    Miriam C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center 182, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:381-90. 2003
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to compare sex differences in adaptations to exercise training in measures of physical function (physical performance and self-report) and symptom reporting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Exercise adherence and 10-year mortality in chronically ill older adults
    Miriam C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1929-33. 2002
    ..To compare mortality of adherents and nonadherents of an exercise program...
  9. ncbi request reprint Spinal-flexibility-plus-aerobic versus aerobic-only training: effect of a randomized clinical trial on function in at-risk older adults
    M C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M335-42. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the added benefit of a spinal flexibility-plus-aerobic exercise intervention versus aerobic-only exercise on function among community-dwelling elders...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is there a threshold between peak oxygen uptake and self-reported physical functioning in older adults?
    M C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 30:1223-9. 1998
    ..kg-1min-1 report significant difficulty in the performance of daily tasks and that differences in peak V02 may explain, in part, why women report more impairment in PF...
  11. ncbi request reprint Project LIFE--Learning to Improve Fitness and Function in Elders: methods, design, and baseline characteristics of randomized trial
    Miriam C Morey
    Durham Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center VAMC, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:31-42. 2008
    ..A total of 400 veterans, aged 70 to 92, have enrolled and are currently receiving multicomponent physical activity counseling or usual care...
  12. pmc Is diabetes associated with poorer self-efficacy and motivation for physical activity in older adults with arthritis?
    K M Huffman
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Scand J Rheumatol 39:380-6. 2010
    ..A further objective was to determine whether the added burden of diabetes contributes to a further reduction in these PA determinants and types...
  13. pmc The impact of self-reported arthritis and diabetes on response to a home-based physical activity counselling intervention
    K M Huffman
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Scand J Rheumatol 39:233-9. 2010
    ..Our objective was to explore whether persons with arthritis alone or those with both arthritis and diabetes could improve amounts of PA with a home-based counselling intervention...
  14. ncbi request reprint Project LIFE: a partnership to increase physical activity in elders with multiple chronic illnesses
    Miriam C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 14:324-43. 2006
    ..The intervention was well received by practitioners and patients. We conclude that partnering primary-care providers with specialized exercise counselors for age- and health-appropriate physical activity counseling is effective...
  15. ncbi request reprint Two-year trends in physical performance following supervised exercise among community-dwelling older veterans
    M C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center GRECC, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705
    J Am Geriatr Soc 39:986-92. 1991
    ..02). Strength variables did not improve. The study indicates that improvements in cardiovascular function and flexibility achieved by the elderly in the early stages of an exercise program can be maintained for at least 2 years...
  16. ncbi request reprint The Diet Quality Index-Revised: a tool to promote and evaluate dietary change among older cancer survivors enrolled in a home-based intervention trial
    Denise Clutter Snyder
    School of Nursing, Duke University, Box 3322 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1519-29. 2007
    ..To utilize the Diet Quality Index-Revised (DQI-R) as a framework for delivering and evaluating an intervention to improve overall diet quality among older cancer survivors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Physical function in sedentary and exercising older veterans as compared to national norms
    Matthew J Peterson
    Durham VA Medical Center, GRECC 182, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 41:653-8. 2004
    ..Healthcare providers need to stress the importance of regular exercise to their older veteran patients...
  18. pmc Walking in old age and development of metabolic syndrome: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Matthew J Peterson
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 8:317-22. 2010
    ..We examined the association between meeting, not meeting, or change in status of meeting physical activity guidelines through walking and the 5-year incidence of metabolic syndrome in older adults...
  19. pmc Active Mothers Postpartum: a randomized controlled weight-loss intervention trial
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:173-80. 2009
    ..Pregnancy may contribute to overweight and obesity...
  20. pmc Prospective study of associations among positive emotion and functional status in older patients with coronary artery disease
    Beverly H Brummett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2969, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:461-9. 2009
    ..Lower levels of PE during follow-up were also related to increasing decline in function but only in men. Thus, our findings indicate that PE is associated with less decline in functional status following hospitalization for CAD...
  21. doi request reprint Effect of telephone exercise counseling on frailty in older veterans: project LIFE
    Matthew J Peterson
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Mens Health 1:326-34. 2007
    ..07). There was a clinically meaningful change in frailty status with intensive, telephone exercise counseling. Improvement in frailty status was likely due to improvement in functional limitations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Walking speed predicts health status and hospital costs for frail elderly male veterans
    Jama L Purser
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:535-46. 2005
    ..Walking speed is useful for the functional assessment of acutely ill, hospitalized older adults. Measurement of walking speed over time may help predict those who will need and use more health-related services...
  23. pmc Correlation between symptoms and function in older adults with comorbidity
    Heather E Whitson
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:676-82. 2009
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Effects of an oral growth hormone secretagogue in older adults
    Heidi K White
    Duke University School of Medicine and Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:1198-206. 2009
    ..GH secretion declines with age, possibly contributing to reduced muscle mass, strength, and function. GH secretagogues (GHS) may increase muscle mass and physical performance...
  25. pmc Individual progress toward self-selected goals among older adults enrolled in a physical activity counseling intervention
    Katherine S Hall
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Aging Phys Act 18:439-50. 2010
    ..30, p < .05). Our results demonstrate that this physical activity counseling intervention had a positive impact on self-selected goals over the course of the intervention...
  26. ncbi request reprint Using step activity monitoring to characterize ambulatory activity in community-dwelling older adults
    James T Cavanaugh
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:120-4. 2007
    ..To explore the potential of using step activity monitoring to detect differences in ambulatory activity associated with advancing age and declining function in community-dwelling seniors...
  27. pmc Lifestyle intervention development study to improve physical function in older adults with cancer: outcomes from Project LEAD
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    School of Nursing, Department of Surgery, Older Americans Independence Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:3465-73. 2006
    ..Declines in physical functioning (PF) among elderly cancer patients threaten quality of life and the ability to maintain independence. Adherence to healthy lifestyle behaviors may prevent functional decline...
  28. pmc Active Mothers Postpartum (AMP): rationale, design, and baseline characteristics
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1567-75. 2008
    ..This paper presents the design, rationale, and baseline participant characteristics of a randomized controlled intervention trial to enhance weight loss in postpartum women who entered pregnancy overweight or obese...
  29. pmc Reach out to ENhancE Wellness in Older Cancer Survivors (RENEW): design, methods and recruitment challenges of a home-based exercise and diet intervention to improve physical function among long-term survivors of breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer
    Denise Clutter Snyder
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychooncology 18:429-39. 2009
    ..Lifestyle interventions may hold promise in reorienting functional decline in older cancer survivors, but few studies have been conducted...
  30. pmc Physical activity as a preventative factor for frailty: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Matthew J Peterson
    Durham VA Medical Center, GRECC, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:61-8. 2009
    ..It is unclear if physical activity (PA) can prevent or reverse frailty. We examined different doses and types of PA and their association with the onset and severity of frailty...
  31. ncbi request reprint Leading the Way in Exercise and Diet (Project LEAD): intervening to improve function among older breast and prostate cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Control Clin Trials 24:206-23. 2003
    ..In reporting our methods, we hope to give others "a leg up," so that they can hurdle with greater ease the barriers we experienced, and thus advance the field more rapidly...
  32. ncbi request reprint Aerobic fitness, acute exercise and sleep in older men
    J D Edinger
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705
    Sleep 16:351-9. 1993
    ..However, results also suggest that high levels of body heating resulting from a single exercise challenge may have adverse effects. Implications of the study are discussed and suggestions for future research are provided...
  33. pmc Change in goal ratings as a mediating variable between self-efficacy and physical activity in older men
    Katherine S Hall
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, GRECC 182, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:267-73. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined the associations between exercise self-efficacy, goals, and physical activity over time...
  34. pmc Plasma acylcarnitines are associated with physical performance in elderly men
    Helen Lum
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:548-53. 2011
    ..Metabolic profiling might provide insight into the biologic underpinnings of disability in older adults...
  35. doi request reprint Counseling for home-based walking and strength exercise in older primary care patients
    Patricia M Dubbert
    G V Sonny Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:979-86. 2008
    ..We evaluated the effects of counseling linked with primary care visits on walking and "strength exercise" (the combination of strength-building and flexibility exercise) in aging veterans...
  36. ncbi request reprint Role of weight history on functional limitations and disability in late adulthood: the ARIC study
    Denise K Houston
    Department of Nutrition, CB 7461, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Obes Res 13:1793-802. 2005
    ..To examine associations of weight history with functional limitations and disability in white and African-American men and women...