K R Fontaine

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Body mass index and mortality rate among Hispanic adults: a pooled analysis of multiple epidemiologic data sets
    K R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1121-6. 2012
  2. pmc Overweight, obesity, and colorectal cancer screening: disparity between men and women
    Moonseong Heo
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 4:53. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Are US adults with arthritis meeting public health recommendations for physical activity?
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:624-8. 2004
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Are health care professionals advising adults with arthritis to become more physically active?
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:279-83. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity and prostate cancer screening in the USA
    K R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Public Health 119:694-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in the prevalence of US adults with arthritis who meet physical activity recommendations, 2001-2003
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle Rm 1B 17, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 11:13-6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for lack of recent exercise in adults with self-reported, professionally diagnosed arthritis
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 12:66-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Projected prevalence of US adults with self-reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis, 2005 to 2050
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Room 1B 17, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 26:772-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Are overweight and obese adults with arthritis being advised to lose weight?
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 13:12-5. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Lifestyles Physical Activity and Function in RA
    Kevin Fontaine; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Lifestyle Physical Activity for Fibromyalgia
    Kevin Fontaine; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Lifestyle Physical Activity for Fibromyalgia
    Kevin Fontaine; Fiscal Year: 2009

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Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Body mass index and mortality rate among Hispanic adults: a pooled analysis of multiple epidemiologic data sets
    K R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1121-6. 2012
    ..To evaluate the association between body mass index (BMI, kg m⁻²) and mortality rate among Hispanic adults...
  2. pmc Overweight, obesity, and colorectal cancer screening: disparity between men and women
    Moonseong Heo
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 4:53. 2004
    ..To estimate the association between body-mass index (BMI: kg/m2) and colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among US adults aged >or= 50 years...
  3. ncbi request reprint Are US adults with arthritis meeting public health recommendations for physical activity?
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:624-8. 2004
    ..To estimate the prevalence of US adults with self-reported, doctor-diagnosed arthritis (without specifying the type of rheumatic disease) who are meeting the US Surgeon General's recommendations for physical activity...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Are health care professionals advising adults with arthritis to become more physically active?
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:279-83. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity and prostate cancer screening in the USA
    K R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Public Health 119:694-8. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in the prevalence of US adults with arthritis who meet physical activity recommendations, 2001-2003
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle Rm 1B 17, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 11:13-6. 2005
    ..Increased physical activity is recommended for adults with arthritis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for lack of recent exercise in adults with self-reported, professionally diagnosed arthritis
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 12:66-9. 2006
    ..It is important to identify predictors of exercise/physical activity in adults with arthritis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Projected prevalence of US adults with self-reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis, 2005 to 2050
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Room 1B 17, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 26:772-4. 2007
    ..3-fold increase). Given increases in the prevalence of known arthritis risk factors (e.g., obesity, Hispanic origin) our projections might underestimate the prevalence of arthritis in the coming years...
  10. ncbi request reprint Are overweight and obese adults with arthritis being advised to lose weight?
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 13:12-5. 2007
    ..Obesity is a risk factor for the development and progression of arthritis. Weight loss can provide symptomatic benefit for adults with arthritis...
  11. pmc Effects of lifestyle physical activity on perceived symptoms and physical function in adults with fibromyalgia: results of a randomized trial
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5200 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R55. 2010
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  12. pmc Effects of lifestyle physical activity in adults with fibromyalgia: results at follow-up
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 17:64-8. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of weight loss on health-related quality of life
    K R Fontaine
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 8:275-7. 1999
    ..There were no significant differences between the lifestyle and aerobic activity groups on any of the study measures. These data indicate that, at least in the short-term, weight loss appears to profoundly enhance HRQL...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life among obese persons seeking and not currently seeking treatment
    K R Fontaine
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224 6805, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 27:101-5. 2000
    ..To compare sociodemographic characteristics and health-related quality of life (HRQL) between groups of obese persons who sought and did not seek university-based treatment for overweight...
  15. ncbi request reprint Body weight and health care among women in the general population
    K R Fontaine
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Fam Med 7:381-4. 1998
    ..To examine the relation between body mass index ([BMI] calculated as weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters) and the use of medical care services among a nationally representative sample of women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Body weight and cancer screening among women
    K R Fontaine
    University of Maryland, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 10:463-70. 2001
    ..23-1.75) were more likely to delay CBE. White women were more likely to delay CBE as a function of BMI than were non-white women. Weight may be an important correlate of cancer screening behavior, particularly for white women...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Estimating the consequences of anti-psychotic induced weight gain on health and mortality rate
    K R Fontaine
    Division of Gerontology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychiatry Res 101:277-88. 2001
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  19. ncbi request reprint Obesity and health-related quality of life
    K R Fontaine
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center GRECC, Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Obes Rev 2:173-82. 2001
    ....
  20. 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
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging with pharmacological stress perfusion and delayed enhancement in asymptomatic patients with systemic sclerosis
    Hitomi Kobayashi
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5200 Eastern Avenue, Suite 4100, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Rheumatol 36:106-12. 2009
    ..To assess cardiac involvement in asymptomatic patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  22. 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...
  23. 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)...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Correlates of exercise adherence in an African American church community
    Anna Maria Izquierdo-Porrera
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center GRECC, Maryland Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Baltimore, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 8:389-94. 2002
    ..Social factors, in particular, may be important in promoting adherence to an exercise program in African Americans...
  26. ncbi request reprint Citrus aurantium and synephrine alkaloids in the treatment of overweight and obesity: an update
    S Haaz
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Obes Rev 7:79-88. 2006
    ..While some evidence is promising, we conclude that larger and more rigorous clinical trials are necessary to draw adequate conclusions regarding the safety and efficacy of C. aurantium and synephrine alkaloids for promoting weight loss...
  27. ncbi request reprint Support group membership and perceptions of control over health in HIV+ men
    K R Fontaine
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Clin Psychol 53:249-52. 1997
    ..Support group members also reported a lower frequency of perceptions that chance factors greatly influence one's health...
  28. ncbi request reprint Years of life lost due to obesity
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 289:187-93. 2003
    ..Public health officials and organizations have disseminated health messages regarding the dangers of obesity, but these have not produced the desired effect...
  29. ncbi request reprint Quantitative prediction of body diameter in severely obese individuals
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ergonomics 45:49-60. 2002
    ..9-1.1 cm. These analyses provide body size-to-weight estimates that may help manufacturers develop products and services that are more appropriate for increasing numbers of severely obese individuals...
  30. doi request reprint Effects of glucocorticoids on weight change during the treatment of Wegener's granulomatosis
    Peter K Wung
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:746-53. 2008
    ..Weight gain is a side effect of glucocorticoid (GC) use, but the natural history and health implications of changes in weight that occur during the treatment of inflammatory disease are not understood...
  31. ncbi request reprint Toward the reduction of population obesity: macrolevel environmental approaches to the problems of food, eating, and obesity
    Myles S Faith
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Psychol Bull 133:205-26. 2007
    ..Contemplated policy changes should weigh scientific evidence with social judgments and values concerning changes to the environment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life among obese subgroups
    Kevin R Fontaine
    Obes Res 10:854-5. 2002
  33. ncbi request reprint Obesity and quality of life: mediating effects of pain and comorbidities
    Moonseong Heo
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians, New York, New York, USA
    Obes Res 11:209-16. 2003
    ..To estimate the association between body mass index (BMI) and health-related quality of life (HRQL) and examine whether joint pain and obesity-related comorbidities mediate the BMI-HRQL association...
  34. pmc BMI and headache among women: results from 11 epidemiologic datasets
    Scott W Keith
    Section on Statistical Genetics and Clinical Nutrition Research Center, Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:377-83. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between BMI (kg/m(2)) and headaches among women...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effects of intentional weight loss as a latent variable problem
    Christopher S Coffey
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Stat Med 24:941-54. 2005
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Research Grants6

  1. Lifestyles Physical Activity and Function in RA
    Kevin Fontaine; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Fontaine the skills and experience he needs to develop into an independent patient-oriented clinical researcher. ..
  2. Lifestyle Physical Activity for Fibromyalgia
    Kevin Fontaine; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Evaluating the effects of LPA on pain threshold, metabolic efficiency/perceived exertion, sleep parameters, and pain catastrophizing will provide mechanistic insight on how LPA influences the major symptoms of FM. ..
  3. Lifestyle Physical Activity for Fibromyalgia
    Kevin Fontaine; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Evaluating the effects of LPA on pain threshold, metabolic efficiency/perceived exertion, sleep parameters, and pain catastrophizing will provide mechanistic insight on how LPA influences the major symptoms of FM. ..