Mark W Vander Weg

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The validity of self-rated health as a measure of health status among young military personnel: evidence from a cross-sectional survey
    Christopher K Haddock
    School of Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2411 Holmes Street, Room MC M03, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:57. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of lifetime smokeless tobacco use in female military recruits
    Mark W Vander Weg
    Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center Research Programs, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:431-41. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between smokeless tobacco use and body weight in young adult military recruits
    Mark W Vander Weg
    Mayo Clinic, Nicotine Dependence Research Center, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:301-5. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Smoking-related correlates of depressive symptoms in low-income pregnant women
    Mark W Vander Weg
    Nicotine Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:510-21. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Binge drinking, drinking and driving, and riding with a driver who had been drinking heavily among Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Personnel
    Mark W Vander Weg
    The Nicotine Dependence Center Research Program, Mayo Clinic, Colonial Building BA 9, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mil Med 171:177-83. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin for smoking cessation: a preliminary investigation of efficacy
    Amit Sood
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:291-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Nicotine lozenges for the treatment of smokeless tobacco use
    Jon O Ebbert
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:233-40. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Non-exercise activity thermogenesis: the crouching tiger hidden dragon of societal weight gain
    James A Levine
    Endocrine Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:729-36. 2006
  9. pmc Prevalence of alternative forms of tobacco use in a population of young adult military recruits
    Mark W Vander Weg
    Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice CRIISP, VA Medical Center, 601 Highway 6 West, Mail Stop 152, Iowa City, IA 52246, United States
    Addict Behav 33:69-82. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Trial design: blood pressure control and weight gain prevention in prehypertensive and hypertensive smokers: the treatment and prevention study
    Mark W Vander Weg
    Iowa City VA Medical Center, Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice CRIISP, University of Iowa Dept of Internal Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:281-92. 2008

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc The validity of self-rated health as a measure of health status among young military personnel: evidence from a cross-sectional survey
    Christopher K Haddock
    School of Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2411 Holmes Street, Room MC M03, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:57. 2006
    ..Limited information is available to date that examines what relationships exist between self-rated health, health status and health related behaviors among relatively young, healthy individuals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of lifetime smokeless tobacco use in female military recruits
    Mark W Vander Weg
    Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center Research Programs, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:431-41. 2005
    ..Results suggest that female recruits who have ever used ST engage in a variety of risk behaviors including use of other tobacco products and alcohol, as well as additional harmful behaviors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between smokeless tobacco use and body weight in young adult military recruits
    Mark W Vander Weg
    Mayo Clinic, Nicotine Dependence Research Center, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:301-5. 2005
    ..Furthermore, using chewing tobacco or snuff may be associated with a greater body weight among young adults...
  4. ncbi request reprint Smoking-related correlates of depressive symptoms in low-income pregnant women
    Mark W Vander Weg
    Nicotine Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:510-21. 2004
    ..To investigate smoking-related correlates of depressive symptomatology in low-income pregnant women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Binge drinking, drinking and driving, and riding with a driver who had been drinking heavily among Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Personnel
    Mark W Vander Weg
    The Nicotine Dependence Center Research Program, Mayo Clinic, Colonial Building BA 9, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mil Med 171:177-83. 2006
    ..Several demographic, behavioral, and attitudinal correlates of risky drinking patterns were identified. Findings have potentially important implications for the health, safety, and military readiness of reserve personnel...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin for smoking cessation: a preliminary investigation of efficacy
    Amit Sood
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:291-8. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that gabapentin may increase smoking abstinence. An adequately powered randomized clinical trial assessing different doses of this drug against a placebo would be the reasonable next step...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nicotine lozenges for the treatment of smokeless tobacco use
    Jon O Ebbert
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:233-40. 2007
    ..Future phase III clinical trials investigating the efficacy of nicotine lozenges are warranted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Non-exercise activity thermogenesis: the crouching tiger hidden dragon of societal weight gain
    James A Levine
    Endocrine Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:729-36. 2006
    ..To reverse obesity, we need to develop individual strategies to promote standing and ambulating time by 2.5 hours per day and also re-engineer our work, school, and home environments to render active living the option of choice...
  9. pmc Prevalence of alternative forms of tobacco use in a population of young adult military recruits
    Mark W Vander Weg
    Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice CRIISP, VA Medical Center, 601 Highway 6 West, Mail Stop 152, Iowa City, IA 52246, United States
    Addict Behav 33:69-82. 2008
    ..001). Patterns of use also differed according to other demographic characteristics including race, ethnicity, age, and income. Implications for surveillance and tobacco control efforts are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trial design: blood pressure control and weight gain prevention in prehypertensive and hypertensive smokers: the treatment and prevention study
    Mark W Vander Weg
    Iowa City VA Medical Center, Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice CRIISP, University of Iowa Dept of Internal Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:281-92. 2008
    ..Intervention strategies that facilitate smoking cessation and modify adverse changes in body weight and BP are needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Waterpipe smoking among American military recruits
    Kenneth D Ward
    Department of Health and Sport Sciences, and Center for Community Health, University of Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Prev Med 43:92-7. 2006
    ..Anecdotal evidence also suggests that usage is on the rise among young people in the U.S., but epidemiological data are lacking...
  12. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a tailored tobacco control program on long-term use in a population of U.S. military troops
    Robert C Klesges
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:295-306. 2006
    ..44% (33.72% vs. 28.28%). The smoking prevention program had no impact on smoking initiation. These results suggest potential for large-scale tobacco control efforts...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and gender differences in smoking and smoking cessation in a population of young adult air force recruits
    Kenneth D Ward
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, 5050 Poplar Avenue, Suite 1800, Memphis, TN 38157, USA
    Am J Health Promot 16:259-66. 2002
    ..To examine gender and ethnic differences in smoking and smoking cessation in a population of young adult military recruits...
  14. ncbi request reprint Testicular cancer awareness and self-examination among adolescent males in a community-based youth organization
    Kenneth D Ward
    Department of Health and Sport Sciences, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Prev Med 41:386-98. 2005
    ..Studies have found that young adult men have poor awareness of TC and low rates of performing TSE, but little research has examined adolescents...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of weight status among two cohorts of US Air Force recruits
    Walker S C Poston
    Health Research Group, Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, 4825 Troost, Suite 124, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Prev Med 40:602-9. 2005
    ..We examined whether weight trends evidenced in the general population and DoD are occurring among individuals entering US Air Force (USAF) Basic Military Training (BMT)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in relation to all-site and lung cancer incidence and mortality in current and former smokers
    Catherine M Alfano
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2233-41. 2004
    ..Prospective studies using more sophisticated measures of physical activity assessed at multiple time points during follow-up are needed to corroborate these associations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of highly physically active smokers in a population of young adult military recruits
    Kenneth D Ward
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, 5050 Poplar Avenue, Suite 1800, Memphis, TN 38157, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1405-18. 2003
    ..Based on findings regarding general health behaviors and smoking history, this group may be particularly amenable to smoking cessation efforts...
  18. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of Air Force personnel who choose pharmacological aids for smoking cessation following an involuntary tobacco ban and tobacco control program
    Robert C Klesges
    Saint Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Health Psychol 26:588-97. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to compare characteristics of smokers who did and did not report use of cessation aids as part of a tobacco control program in a military setting (n = 8994)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and correlates of quitting among black and white low-income pregnant smokers
    Kenneth D Ward
    Department of Health and Sports Sciences, Center for Community Health, The University of Memphis, 633 Normal Street, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:651-62. 2006
    ..To examine race-specific differences in correlates of cessation in low income pregnant women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Desire to eat high- and low-fat foods following a low-fat dietary intervention
    Frederick G Grieve
    The University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 35:98-102. 2003
    ..The hypotheses under examination were (1) preferences for low-fat foods would increase across time and (2) preferences for high-fat foods would decrease across time...