Jeffrey J VanWormer
Affiliation: Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
- Satisfaction with a weight loss program: what matters?Jeffrey J VanWormer
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55407, USA
Am J Health Promot 24:238-45. 2010..Satisfaction is understudied in weight loss programs. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between participant/program experiences and satisfaction with a weight loss intervention...
- Self-weighing promotes weight loss for obese adultsJeffrey J VanWormer
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:70-3. 2009..Not all experts agree on its utility, and the literature supporting its effectiveness is somewhat limited by methodologic shortcomings related to the subjective assessment of self-weighing frequency...
- The impact of regular self-weighing on weight management: a systematic literature reviewJeffrey J VanWormer
Department of Education, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, 920 East 28th St, Suite 100, Minneapolis, MN 55407, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:54. 2008..The evidence on frequent self-weighing, however, has not yet been synthesized. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the evidence regarding the use of regular self-weighing for both weight loss and weight maintenance...
- Is frequent self-weighing associated with poorer body satisfaction? Findings from a phone-based weight loss trialEricka M Welsh
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 41:425-8. 2009..To examine the effect of self-weighing frequency on weight change and body satisfaction...
- The Use of Telehealth Technology in Assessing the Accuracy of Self-Reported Weight and the Impact of a Daily Immediate-Feedback Intervention among Obese EmployeesNicolaas P Pronk
HealthPartners, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1309, USA
Int J Telemed Appl 2011:909248. 2011..The discrepancy between self-reported and measured body weight appears to be relatively small, may be improved through daily self-monitoring using immediate-feedback telehealth technology, and negligibly impacts change in body weight...
- Is baseline physical activity a determinant of participation in worksite walking clubs? Data from the HealthWorks TrialJeffrey J VanWormer
Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
J Phys Act Health 9:849-56. 2012..Some evidence suggests that physical activity programs mainly attract employees who are already active. This study examined the degree to which baseline physical activity was associated with enrollment in worksite walking clubs...
- Pedometers and brief e-counseling: increasing physical activity for overweight adultsJeffrey J VanWormer
HealthPartners Center for Health Promotion, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440, USA
J Appl Behav Anal 37:421-5. 2004..Dependent measures were taken for pedometer steps and weight. Two participants approximately doubled their daily step totals and lost a modest amount of weight by study end...
- Weight-loss outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of weight-loss clinical trials with a minimum 1-year follow-upMarion J Franz
Nutrition Concepts by Franz, Inc, Minneapolis, MN 55439, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:1755-67. 2007....
- Telephone-based counseling improves dietary fat, fruit, and vegetable consumption: a best-evidence synthesisJeffrey J VanWormer
HealthPartners Center for Health Promotion, PO Box 1309, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1309, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 106:1434-44. 2006..At present, telephone-based counseling may best be used as a complement to clinical care and a means to broaden the outreach of nutrition services...
- Cardiovascular risk factor screening satisfaction in the Heart of New Ulm ProjectWobo Bekwelem
Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Clin Med Res 10:1-6. 2012..The objective of this study was to examine the degree to which health risks and participant characteristics predicted screening satisfaction...
- HeartBeat Connections: A Rural Community of Solution for Cardiovascular HealthGretchen A Benson
Department of Education, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
J Am Board Fam Med 26:299-310. 2013..The HeartBeat Connections (HBC) program was developed as part of a population-based demonstration project aimed at reducing myocardial infarctions...
- Lifestyle behavior change and coronary artery disease: effectiveness of a telephone-based counseling programJeffrey J VanWormer
HealthPartners Center for Health Promotion, PO Box 1309, Mailstop 21111H, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1309, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 36:333-4. 2004