Steriani Elavsky

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Behavioral correlates of depressive symptoms in older unlike-sex twin pairs
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, 268B Recreation Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:257-64. 2013
  2. pmc Effects of physical activity on vasomotor symptoms: examination using objective and subjective measures
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Menopause 19:1095-103. 2012
  3. pmc Depressed mood but not fatigue mediate the relationship between physical activity and perceived stress in middle-aged women
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Maturitas 64:235-40. 2009
  4. pmc Physical activity, menopause, and quality of life: the role of affect and self-worth across time
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Menopause 16:265-71. 2009
  5. doi request reprint A daily analysis of physical activity and satisfaction with life in emerging adults
    Jaclyn P Maher
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Psychol 32:647-56. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Exercise and self-esteem in menopausal women: a randomized controlled trial involving walking and yoga
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, 268 B Recreation Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:83-92. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity-related well-being in older adults: social cognitive influences
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 336 Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:295-302. 2005
  8. pmc Daily physical activity and menopausal hot flashes: applying a novel within-person approach to demonstrate individual differences
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Maturitas 71:287-93. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among older adults: long-term reduction after a physical activity intervention
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Behav Med 28:385-94. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, symptoms, esteem, and life satisfaction during menopause
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, 906 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Maturitas 52:374-85. 2005

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Behavioral correlates of depressive symptoms in older unlike-sex twin pairs
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, 268B Recreation Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:257-64. 2013
    ..This study examines gender-specific behavioral correlates of depressive symptoms using a secondary data analysis of a cross-sectional, population-based sample of older unlike-sex twins...
  2. pmc Effects of physical activity on vasomotor symptoms: examination using objective and subjective measures
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Menopause 19:1095-103. 2012
    ..The empirical support for the beneficial effects of PA on vasomotor symptoms has, however, been mixed. The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of acute aerobic exercise and daily PA on menopausal vasomotor symptoms...
  3. pmc Depressed mood but not fatigue mediate the relationship between physical activity and perceived stress in middle-aged women
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Maturitas 64:235-40. 2009
    ..To determine whether depressed mood and fatigue mediate the relationships between physical activity, body mass index, menopausal hot flashes, and perceived stress...
  4. pmc Physical activity, menopause, and quality of life: the role of affect and self-worth across time
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Menopause 16:265-71. 2009
    ..The present study examined the long-term effects of physical activity on menopause-related QOL and tested the mediating effects of physical self-worth and positive affect in this relationship...
  5. doi request reprint A daily analysis of physical activity and satisfaction with life in emerging adults
    Jaclyn P Maher
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Psychol 32:647-56. 2013
    ..In these studies, we investigated top-down (i.e., time-invariant, trait-like) and bottom-up (i.e., time-varying, state-like) influences of physical activity (PA) on daily SWL...
  6. ncbi request reprint Exercise and self-esteem in menopausal women: a randomized controlled trial involving walking and yoga
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, 268 B Recreation Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:83-92. 2007
    ..To examine the effects of walking and yoga on multidimensional self-esteem and roles played by self-efficacy, body composition, and physical activity (PA) in changes in esteem...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity-related well-being in older adults: social cognitive influences
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 336 Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:295-302. 2005
    ..Findings suggest the social cognitive context of the exercise experience may have influence on exercise-related well-being...
  8. pmc Daily physical activity and menopausal hot flashes: applying a novel within-person approach to demonstrate individual differences
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Maturitas 71:287-93. 2012
    ..There are few well-designed and sufficiently powered RCTs. Applying a longitudinal within-person approach offers an alternative way to examine the PA-HFs relationship which enables complete accommodation of inter-individual differences...
  9. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among older adults: long-term reduction after a physical activity intervention
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Behav Med 28:385-94. 2005
    ..This study supports the effectiveness of an exercise intervention for the sustained reduction of depressive symptoms among sedentary older adults and physical self-esteem as a potential mediator of this effect...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, symptoms, esteem, and life satisfaction during menopause
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, 906 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Maturitas 52:374-85. 2005
    ..The present study examined the relationships among physical activity (PA), symptom reporting, self-esteem, and satisfaction with life (SWL) in 133 women (M age=51.12, S.D.=4.10) of varying menopausal status...
  11. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, self-efficacy, and self-esteem: longitudinal relationships in older adults
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P268-75. 2005
    ..We recommend further testing of the Exercise and Self-Esteem Model, with special attention being paid to assessing multiple aspects of PA and SE...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lack of perceived sleep improvement after 4-month structured exercise programs
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Menopause 14:535-40. 2007
    ..In 164 previously low-active middle-aged women (mean age = 49.9, SD = 3.6), using a 4-month randomized, controlled trial, we examined structured exercise in the form of walking or yoga to determine the effects on perceived sleep quality...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predicting long-term maintenance of physical activity in older adults
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Prev Med 37:110-8. 2003
    ..This study examined the utility of such variables in predicting the long-term exercise behavior of older adults...
  14. ncbi request reprint The stability of automatic evaluations of physical activity and their relations with physical activity
    Amanda L Hyde
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Sport Exerc Psychol 34:715-36. 2012
    ..These results indicated that the dynamics of automatic evaluations and physical activity can be intertwined...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and mental health outcomes during menopause: a randomized controlled trial
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:132-42. 2007
    ..Many women experience detriments in mental health during the menopausal transition. Physical activity may attenuate these adverse outcomes but few studies investigating such effects exist...
  16. pmc Longitudinal examination of the exercise and self-esteem model in middle-aged women
    Steriani Elavsky
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Sport Exerc Psychol 32:862-80. 2010
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  17. pmc Exercise-induced vasodilation is associated with menopause stage in healthy middle-aged women
    David J Moore
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:418-24. 2012
    ..46, P = 0.005). Collectively, these findings suggest that in middle-aged women, there is an association between menopause stage and leg vascular responsiveness during exercise...
  18. ncbi request reprint A daily process analysis of intentions and physical activity in college students
    David E Conroy
    Department of Kinesiology and with the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
    J Sport Exerc Psychol 35:493-502. 2013
    ..Embedding future motivation and PA research in the context of people's daily lives will advance understanding of individual PA change processes. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint The dynamic nature of physical activity intentions: a within-person perspective on intention-behavior coupling
    David E Conroy
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Sport Exerc Psychol 33:807-27. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that the person and context interact to selectively couple or decouple intentions from daily physical activity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Exercise self-efficacy in older adults: social, affective, and behavioral influences
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana 61801, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:1-7. 2003
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of the need to target sources of efficacy information prior to program end and the implications that such an approach might have for long-term maintenance of physical activity in older adults...