G Rebok

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A 12-week multidomain intervention versus active control to reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Kaarin J Anstey
    Centre for Research on Ageing Health and Wellbeing, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Trials 14:60. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-rated changes in cognition and piloting skills: a comparison of younger and older airline pilots
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Hygiene, The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 73:466-71. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Age-related vision problems in commuter and air taxi pilots: a study of 3019 pilots, 1987-1997
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:706-11. 2007
  4. pmc Pilot age and error in air taxi crashes
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:647-51. 2009
  5. pmc Short-term impact of Experience Corps participation on children and schools: results from a pilot randomized trial
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 81:79-93. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Pilot age and geographic region of commuter and air taxi crashes: a case-control study
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 82:111-5. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Elementary school-aged children's reports of their health: a cognitive interviewing study
    G Rebok
    Department of Mental Hygiene, School of Public Health, School of Arts and Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Qual Life Res 10:59-70. 2001
  8. pmc A social model for health promotion for an aging population: initial evidence on the Experience Corps model
    Linda P Fried
    Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Policy, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, JHU School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 81:64-78. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Age, flight experience, and risk of crash involvement in a cohort of professional pilots
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:874-80. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E genotype and lifetime cognitive decline
    Nicholas A Kozauer
    Division of Geriatric and Neuropsychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:109-23. 2008

Research Grants

  1. ACTIVE Phase II: JHU Field Site
    George Rebok; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. pmc A 12-week multidomain intervention versus active control to reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Kaarin J Anstey
    Centre for Research on Ageing Health and Wellbeing, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Trials 14:60. 2013
    ..The current study describes the development of an evidence-based, theoretically-driven multidomain intervention to reduce AD risk in adults at risk...
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-rated changes in cognition and piloting skills: a comparison of younger and older airline pilots
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Hygiene, The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 73:466-71. 2002
    ..The relationship of chronological age to self-rated changes in cognition has been studied extensively. However, the relationship of these changes to age-related changes in piloting skills is not well understood...
  3. ncbi request reprint Age-related vision problems in commuter and air taxi pilots: a study of 3019 pilots, 1987-1997
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:706-11. 2007
    ..This paper examines the incidence of age-related vision problems in a birth cohort of commuter air carrier and air taxi pilots...
  4. pmc Pilot age and error in air taxi crashes
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:647-51. 2009
    ..The correlation between pilot characteristics and error is less clear. This study aims to examine whether pilot age is associated with the prevalence and patterns of pilot error in air taxi crashes...
  5. pmc Short-term impact of Experience Corps participation on children and schools: results from a pilot randomized trial
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 81:79-93. 2004
    ..In this pilot trial, the Experience Corps program led to selective improvements in student reading/academic achievement and classroom behavior while not burdening the school staff...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pilot age and geographic region of commuter and air taxi crashes: a case-control study
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 82:111-5. 2011
    ..Previous studies of major airline and general aviation crashes have identified a host of risk factors. We examined risk factors related to crashes involving commuter air carrier and air taxi flights...
  7. ncbi request reprint Elementary school-aged children's reports of their health: a cognitive interviewing study
    G Rebok
    Department of Mental Hygiene, School of Public Health, School of Arts and Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Qual Life Res 10:59-70. 2001
    ..These results provide the guidance needed to develop and test a pediatric health status questionnaire for children 6-11 years old...
  8. pmc A social model for health promotion for an aging population: initial evidence on the Experience Corps model
    Linda P Fried
    Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Policy, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, JHU School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 81:64-78. 2004
    ..In this pilot trial, physical, cognitive, and social activity increased, suggesting the potential for the Experience Corps to improve health for an aging population and simultaneously improve educational outcomes for children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Age, flight experience, and risk of crash involvement in a cohort of professional pilots
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:874-80. 2003
    ..The lack of an association between pilot age and crash risk may reflect a strong "healthy worker effect" stemming from the rigorous medical standards and periodic physical examinations required for professional pilots...
  10. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E genotype and lifetime cognitive decline
    Nicholas A Kozauer
    Division of Geriatric and Neuropsychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:109-23. 2008
    ..The relationship of apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotype to lifetime cognitive decline was examined over 22 years in a large community-based population study...
  11. ncbi request reprint Human factors in aviation crashes involving older pilots
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 73:134-8. 2002
    ..Experimental studies using flight simulators indicate that due to decreased working memory capacity, older pilots are outperformed by their younger counterparts in communication tasks and flight summary scores...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of brief neuropsychological measures to assess crash risk in older primary care patients
    Sandra E Lesikar
    Department of Mental Hygiene, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 15:11-9. 2002
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  13. pmc Alcohol violations and aviation accidents: findings from the U.S. mandatory alcohol testing program
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5801 Smith Avenue, Davis Building, Suite 3220, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:510-3. 2007
    ..S. aviation industry since 1995. This study documents the prevalence of alcohol violations and the association between alcohol violations and aviation accidents among aviation employees with safety-sensitive functions...
  14. pmc Crash rates of scheduled commuter and air carrier flights before and after a regulatory change
    Susan P Baker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:381-5. 2009
    ..Published crash rates obscured changes related to aircraft size. This research was undertaken to determine whether the rule change affected crash rates of aircraft with 10-30 passenger seats...
  15. pmc The long-term relationship between high-intensity volunteering and physical activity in older African American women
    Erwin J Tan
    Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 700, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:304-11. 2009
    ..We sought to determine if there were sustained increases in physical activity with participation in EC...
  16. pmc Evidence for neurocognitive plasticity in at-risk older adults: the experience corps program
    Michelle C Carlson
    Department of Mental Health, Center on Aging and Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 700, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:1275-82. 2009
    ..To determine whether Experience Corps (EC), a social service program, would improve age-vulnerable executive functions and increase activity in brain regions in a high-risk group through increased cognitive and physical activity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Exploring the effects of an "everyday" activity program on executive function and memory in older adults: Experience Corps
    Michelle C Carlson
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Gerontologist 48:793-801. 2008
    ..This study sought to demonstrate in a short-term pilot randomized trial that such an activity program improves components of cognition critical to independent function among sedentary older adults at greatest risk...
  18. pmc Hearing deficit in a birth cohort of U.S. male commuter air carrier and air taxi pilots
    Yandong Qiang
    Department of International Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 79:1051-5. 2008
    ..Long-term exposure to multiple risk factors in aviation may place pilots at excess risk of developing hearing deficits. We examined the incidence and risk factors for hearing deficit in a birth cohort of male commuter and air taxi pilots...
  19. pmc Pilot error in air carrier mishaps: longitudinal trends among 558 reports, 1983-2002
    Susan P Baker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 79:2-6. 2008
    ..This study aims to identify longitudinal trends in the prevalence and patterns of pilot error and other factors in U.S. air carrier mishaps...
  20. pmc Apathy and cognitive and functional decline in community-dwelling older adults: results from the Baltimore ECA longitudinal study
    Diana E Clarke
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:819-29. 2010
    ..This study examines the relationships between apathy and cognitive and functional declines in non-depressed community-based older adults...
  21. pmc Alcohol consumption and domain-specific cognitive function in older adults: longitudinal data from the Johns Hopkins Precursors Study
    Alden L Gross
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:39-47. 2011
    ..The association of alcohol consumption with performance in different cognitive domains has not been well studied...
  22. pmc Predicting memory training response patterns: results from ACTIVE
    Jessica B S Langbaum
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:14-23. 2009
    ..Taken together, the findings suggest that we can characterize and predict older adults' response to memory training...
  23. pmc Marketing public health through older adult volunteering: Experience Corps as a social marketing intervention
    Erwin J Tan
    Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:727-34. 2010
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  24. ncbi request reprint The Child Report Form of the CHIP-Child Edition: reliability and validity
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:221-31. 2004
    ..There is increasing recognition of the importance of obtaining children's reports of their health, but significant challenges must be overcome to do so in a systematic, population-based manner...
  25. pmc Modeled cost-effectiveness of the Experience Corps Baltimore based on a pilot randomized trial
    Kevin D Frick
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    J Urban Health 81:106-17. 2004
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  26. pmc Experience Corps: design of an intergenerational program to boost social capital and promote the health of an aging society
    Thomas A Glass
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 81:94-105. 2004
    ..This article explores how the linkage of concepts at multiple levels motivates a potentially cost-effective, feasible, and high-impact program...
  27. ncbi request reprint The Parent Report Form of the CHIP-Child Edition: reliability and validity
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:210-20. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk in a birth cohort of commuter air carrier and air taxi pilots
    Yandong Qiang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1297-302. 2003
    ..15-0.22), but considerably higher mortality from aviation crashes (SMR, 128.88; 95% CI = 6.35-2624.36). The results indicate that the current medical certification system is effective in maintaining a healthy pilot workforce...
  29. pmc Word list memory predicts everyday function and problem-solving in the elderly: results from the ACTIVE cognitive intervention trial
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 18:129-46. 2011
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Relationship of self-perceptions of memory and worry to objective measures of memory and cognition in the general population
    Laura Jean Podewils
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Psychosomatics 44:461-70. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Social network characteristics and cognition in middle-aged and older adults
    Ronald E Holtzman
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P278-84. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that interaction in larger social networks is a marker that portends less cognitive decline, and that distinct associational paths link interpersonal activity and emotional support to cognitive function...
  32. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of general aviation crashes involving mature male and female pilots
    S P Baker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 72:447-52. 2001
    ..General aviation crashes in the United States were analyzed to identify differences between male and female pilots in the circumstances of their crashes and the types of pilot errors involved...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pilot error in air carrier accidents: does age matter?
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:737-41. 2006
    ..This study aimed to examine age-related differences in the prevalence and patterns of pilot error in air carrier accidents...
  34. ncbi request reprint ApoE4 allele is associated with late-life depression: a population-based study
    Yung Chieh Yen
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:858-68. 2007
    ..This study aimed to clarify the relationship between the epsilon4 allele and late-life depression, taking into account lipid profile, vascular diseases, and sociodemographics...
  35. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and cardiovascular disease in a birth cohort of commuter air carrier and air taxi pilots
    Yandong Qiang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:247-52. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of body mass index (BMI) with cardiovascular disease in commercial pilots...
  36. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and depression in children: a test of the positive-negative affect model
    Li Ching Lee
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7445, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:419-26. 2002
    ..To examine whether the two-factor model of affect presented by Watson and colleagues is applicable to school children...
  37. ncbi request reprint Training and maintaining memory abilities in healthy older adults: traditional and novel approaches
    George W Rebok
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:53-61. 2007
    ..These newer approaches may enhance the accessibility, affordability, and applicability of memory training and cognitive stimulation programs...
  38. ncbi request reprint Social integration and social support among older adults following driving cessation
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory, 3644 SPH Tower, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S298-303. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of driving cessation on social integration and perceived support from relatives and friends among older adults...
  39. ncbi request reprint A multilevel analysis of the influence of Apolipoprotein E genotypes on depressive symptoms in late-life moderated by the environment
    Yung Chieh Yen
    Calo Psychiatric Center, Pingtung County, Taiwan
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:479-86. 2008
    ..This study aimed to clarify the relationship between the APOE alleles and depressive symptoms of older adults, considering individual characteristics and the effect of neighborhood environment...
  40. pmc Effects of cognitive training interventions with older adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Karlene Ball
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 2100, USA
    JAMA 288:2271-81. 2002
    ..However, few studies have addressed whether improving cognitive functions might have short- or long-term effects on activities related to living independently...
  41. ncbi request reprint From bedside to bench: does mental and physical activity promote cognitive vitality in late life?
    Stephanie Studenski
    School of Medicine and VA Pittsburgh GRECC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2006:pe21. 2006
    ..The concept of the enriched environment currently employed in animal studies to promote physical activity, socialization, and problem solving should be explored in human studies...
  42. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous production and use of mnemonic strategies in older adults
    Jane S Saczynski
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Exp Aging Res 33:273-94. 2007
    ..Findings highlight the importance of measuring both self-generated and endorsed strategies and confirm previous work on the relationship between strategy use and memory performance...
  43. pmc Effect of memory impairment on training outcomes in ACTIVE
    Frederick W Unverzagt
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:953-60. 2007
    ..Memory function appears to mediate response to structured cognitive interventions in older adults...
  44. pmc A growth curve model of learning acquisition among cognitively normal older adults
    Richard N Jones
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Exp Aging Res 31:291-312. 2005
    ..These results suggest that failing to recognize initial recall and learning as distinct constructs clouds the interpretation of supraspan memory tasks...
  45. pmc Long-term effects of cognitive training on everyday functional outcomes in older adults
    Sherry L Willis
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801
    JAMA 296:2805-14. 2006
    ..Cognitive training has been shown to improve cognitive abilities in older adults but the effects of cognitive training on everyday function have not been demonstrated...

Research Grants5

  1. ACTIVE Phase II: JHU Field Site
    George Rebok; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Power analysis shows that extending the study will make it possible to observe effect sizes on the order of 0.05-0.10 with excellent power, in the range of at least 80-90%. ..