Ross Andersen

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How common is hip pain among older adults? Results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Colleen Christmas
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Suite 025, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:345-8. 2002
  2. pmc Abnormal body composition phenotypes in older rheumatoid arthritis patients: association with disease characteristics and pharmacotherapies
    Jon T Giles
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:807-15. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of lifestyle activity vs structured aerobic exercise in obese women: a randomized trial
    R E Andersen
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    JAMA 281:335-40. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and weight management: building the case for exercise
    Ross E Andersen
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21224, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 31:39-45. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity epidemic: time to swallow the frog
    Ross E Andersen
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21224, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 31:5. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of a culturally sensitive sign on the use of stairs in African American commuters
    Ross E Andersen
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology Baltimore, USA
    Soz Praventivmed 51:373-80. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: stairway to health
    Ross Andersen
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Suite 1B 84, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1291. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between body weight gain and significant knee, hip, and back pain in older Americans
    Ross E Andersen
    Divisions of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology and Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Obes Res 11:1159-62. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint What can physicians do about obesity?
    R E Andersen
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21224, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 28:15-6. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Physiologic changes after diet combined with structured aerobic exercise or lifestyle activity
    Ross E Andersen
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Metabolism 51:1528-33. 2002

Research Grants

  1. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN THE TREATMENT OF OBESITY
    Ross Andersen; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint How common is hip pain among older adults? Results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Colleen Christmas
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Suite 025, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:345-8. 2002
    ..To determine the incidence of self-reported significant hip pain using a nationally representative sample of older adults in the United States...
  2. pmc Abnormal body composition phenotypes in older rheumatoid arthritis patients: association with disease characteristics and pharmacotherapies
    Jon T Giles
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:807-15. 2008
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  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of lifestyle activity vs structured aerobic exercise in obese women: a randomized trial
    R E Andersen
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    JAMA 281:335-40. 1999
    ..Physical inactivity contributes to weight gain, but only 22% of Americans are regularly active...
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and weight management: building the case for exercise
    Ross E Andersen
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21224, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 31:39-45. 2003
    ..Aerobic exercise alone may not be enough to preserve lean muscle mass when weight is lost, but incorporating resistance exercise may prevent reductions in resting metabolic rate and lean body mass...
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity epidemic: time to swallow the frog
    Ross E Andersen
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21224, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 31:5. 2003
    ..Mark Twain once said, "If you have to swallow a frog, don't stare at it too long." I believe that members of the healthcare community have been staring at the obesity epidemic for too long...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of a culturally sensitive sign on the use of stairs in African American commuters
    Ross E Andersen
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology Baltimore, USA
    Soz Praventivmed 51:373-80. 2006
    ..To examine the effectiveness of a culturally sensitive sign to encourage stair use among African American commuters...
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: stairway to health
    Ross Andersen
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Suite 1B 84, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1291. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between body weight gain and significant knee, hip, and back pain in older Americans
    Ross E Andersen
    Divisions of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology and Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Obes Res 11:1159-62. 2003
    ..To examine the association between BMI (kilograms per meter squared) and reports of significant knee, hip, and back pain using data from a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults 60 years or older...
  9. ncbi request reprint What can physicians do about obesity?
    R E Andersen
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21224, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 28:15-6. 2000
    ..In 1998, the American Heart Association announced the addition of obesity to its list of major risk factors that people can control to prevent death and disability from coronary heart disease ((1))...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physiologic changes after diet combined with structured aerobic exercise or lifestyle activity
    Ross E Andersen
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Metabolism 51:1528-33. 2002
    ..A program of diet plus lifestyle physical activity may be a suitable alternative for dieting adults who have difficulty adhering to a program of vigorous activity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Arg64 beta3-adrenoceptor variant and the components of energy expenditure
    Jeremy Walston
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obes Res 11:509-11. 2003
    ..To determine Trp64Arg beta(3)-adrenoceptor genotype-specific differences in the components of energy expenditure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Weight loss and health-related quality of life: results at 1-year follow-up
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Suite 1B17, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Eat Behav 5:85-8. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Nursing documentation of telephone communication with physicians in community nursing homes
    Matthew K McNabney
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 55605 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:180-5. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the nursing documentation of telephone communication with physicians in community nursing homes...
  14. pmc Association of body composition with disability in rheumatoid arthritis: impact of appendicular fat and lean tissue mass
    Jon T Giles
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1407-15. 2008
    ..To explore the association of measures of body composition with disability in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  15. pmc Association of body fat with C-reactive protein in rheumatoid arthritis
    Jon T Giles
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:2632-41. 2008
    ..However, other tissues, such as adipose tissue, can induce CRP production. This study was undertaken to explore the associations between measures of adiposity and CRP levels in RA...
  16. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S), and their relationships with serum interleukin-6, in the geriatric syndrome of frailty
    Sean X Leng
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:153-7. 2004
    ..In the present study, our aim is to evaluate the possible role of endocrine dysregulation and its relationship with serum IL-6 in the pathogenesis of this syndrome...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prompting health professionals to be activity role models--motivating stair use at the 2001 ACSM scientific meeting
    Ross E Andersen
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:607-18. 2008
    ..This intervention promoted stair use among people attending the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) annual meeting...
  18. ncbi request reprint The relationship of race/ethnicity and social class to hormone replacement therapy: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1988-1994
    Diana Friedman-Koss
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Menopause 9:264-72. 2002
    ..To use a nationally representative sample to examine the prevalence of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) use and its relationship to different markers of social class in American women 60 years of age and older...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparison of proximal and distal placements of electrodes to assess body composition by bioelectrical impedance in obese adults
    Shawn C Franckowiak
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 17:522-6. 2003
    ..72 and 0.75, respectively). These data suggest that using a proximal electrode placement and a fatness-specific equation helps to reduce the variability of the bioelectric impedance analysis technique in obese adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint U.S. military weight standards: what percentage of U.S. young adults meet the current standards?
    Rochelle Nolte
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Am J Med 113:486-90. 2002
    ..Each branch of the U.S. military enforces maximum allowable weight standards that must be met to join the military. We wanted to determine what percentage of U.S. civilians between the ages of 17 and 20 years met these standards...
  21. ncbi request reprint Physical activity participation by presence and type of functional deficits in older women: The Women's Health and Aging Studies
    Gerald J Jerome
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1171-6. 2006
    ..This study sought to identify categories of functional deficits associated with activity levels and evaluated the potential for older women to increase their physical activity levels...
  22. doi request reprint Relationship between age and platelet activation in patients with stable and unstable angina
    John R Gilstad
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:155-9. 2009
    ..These findings may provide a mechanism to explain increased bleeding observed in elderly patients treated with GPIIb/IIIa inhibitors and fibrinolytic therapy for unstable coronary syndromes...

Research Grants4

  1. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN THE TREATMENT OF OBESITY
    Ross Andersen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Does mode of exercise influence changes in body composition? 4. Does mode of exercise influence exercise enjoyment and exercise self-efficacy? ..