Jessica L Unick

Summary

Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A preliminary investigation into whether early intervention can improve weight loss among those initially non-responsive to an internet-based behavioral program
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital, Brown Medical School, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    J Behav Med 39:254-61. 2016
  2. pmc The long-term effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention in severely obese individuals
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Med 126:236-42, 242.e1-2. 2013
  3. pmc Comparison of two objective monitors for assessing physical activity and sedentary behaviors in bariatric surgery patients
    Jessica L Unick
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Obes Surg 22:347-52. 2012
  4. pmc Acute effect of walking on energy intake in overweight/obese women
    Jessica L Unick
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Health and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, PA 15203, United States
    Appetite 55:413-9. 2010
  5. pmc Effectiveness of lifestyle interventions for individuals with severe obesity and type 2 diabetes: results from the Look AHEAD trial
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:2152-7. 2011
  6. pmc Objective assessment of time spent being sedentary in bariatric surgery candidates
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Obes Surg 21:811-4. 2011
  7. pmc Bari-Active: a randomized controlled trial of a preoperative intervention to increase physical activity in bariatric surgery patients
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 11:169-77. 2015
  8. pmc Exercise improves quality of life in bariatric surgery candidates: results from the Bari-Active trial
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 23:536-42. 2015
  9. pmc Physical activity and quality of life in severely obese individuals seeking bariatric surgery or lifestyle intervention
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:86. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Weight change in the first 2 months of a lifestyle intervention predicts weight changes 8 years later
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 23:1353-6. 2015

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint A preliminary investigation into whether early intervention can improve weight loss among those initially non-responsive to an internet-based behavioral program
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital, Brown Medical School, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    J Behav Med 39:254-61. 2016
    ..05). Providing additional intervention to early non-responders in an Internet program improves treatment outcomes. ..
  2. pmc The long-term effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention in severely obese individuals
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Med 126:236-42, 242.e1-2. 2013
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  3. pmc Comparison of two objective monitors for assessing physical activity and sedentary behaviors in bariatric surgery patients
    Jessica L Unick
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Obes Surg 22:347-52. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Acute effect of walking on energy intake in overweight/obese women
    Jessica L Unick
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Health and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, PA 15203, United States
    Appetite 55:413-9. 2010
    ..This allows for an energy deficit to persist post-exercise, having potentially favorable implications for weight control...
  5. pmc Effectiveness of lifestyle interventions for individuals with severe obesity and type 2 diabetes: results from the Look AHEAD trial
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:2152-7. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Objective assessment of time spent being sedentary in bariatric surgery candidates
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Obes Surg 21:811-4. 2011
    ..This study examined (1) how much of their remaining time is spent in sedentary behaviors (SB < 1.5 METs) compared to light-intensity activities (1.5–2.9 METs) and (2) whether sedentary time varies by BMI...
  7. pmc Bari-Active: a randomized controlled trial of a preoperative intervention to increase physical activity in bariatric surgery patients
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 11:169-77. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to test the efficacy of a preoperative PA intervention (PAI) versus standard presurgical care (SC) for increasing daily moderate-to-vigorous PA (MVPA) in bariatric surgery patients...
  8. pmc Exercise improves quality of life in bariatric surgery candidates: results from the Bari-Active trial
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 23:536-42. 2015
    ..To examine the impact of a pre-bariatric surgery physical activity intervention (PAI), designed to increase bout-related (≥10 min) moderate to vigorous PA (MVPA), on health-related quality of life (HRQoL)...
  9. pmc Physical activity and quality of life in severely obese individuals seeking bariatric surgery or lifestyle intervention
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:86. 2012
    ..In the present study, we compared BS- and LI-seekers on physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviors (SB), and examined between-group differences in health-related quality of life (HRQoL), while controlling for PA...
  10. doi request reprint Weight change in the first 2 months of a lifestyle intervention predicts weight changes 8 years later
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 23:1353-6. 2015
    ..Examine the relationship between 1- and 2-month weight loss (WL) and 8-year WL among participants enrolled in a lifestyle intervention...
  11. pmc Pre- to postoperative physical activity changes in bariatric surgery patients: self report vs. objective measures
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2395-7. 2010
    ..Further research involving larger samples is needed to confirm these findings and to determine whether self-report and objective PA measures are differentially associated with surgical weight loss outcomes...
  12. doi request reprint Examination of the Consistency in Affective Response to Acute Exercise in Overweight and Obese Women
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI
    J Sport Exerc Psychol 37:534-46. 2015
    ..Taking the average of FS measurements during exercise may yield more consistent findings. ..
  13. pmc Contribution of behavior intervention components to 24-month weight loss
    Jessica L Unick
    Department of Health and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:745-53. 2010
    ..Sustaining weight loss at the long term is difficult...
  14. pmc Consistency in compensatory eating responses following acute exercise in inactive, overweight and obese women
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI02903, USA
    Br J Nutr 113:1170-7. 2015
    ..Acute compensatory EI following an exercise bout is not reliable in overweight women. Seeking to understand what distinguishes 'compensators' from 'non-compensators' based on a single eating episode post-exercise is not justified...
  15. pmc Self-reported and objectively measured sedentary behavior in bariatric surgery candidates
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:123-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine self-reported time spent performing specific types of SB and discrepancy between self-reported and objectively measured estimates of total sedentary time in bariatric surgery candidates...
  16. pmc A preliminary investigation of the role of self-control in behavioral weight loss treatment
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI, USA Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 8:e149-53. 2014
    ..37; p's < 0.05), and greater increases in physical activity (r's â?¥ 0.46; p's < 0.05). These preliminary findings suggest that self-control may play an important role in weight loss success...
  17. pmc Evaluation of early weight loss thresholds for identifying nonresponders to an intensive lifestyle intervention
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:1608-16. 2014
    ..Weight losses in lifestyle interventions are variable, yet prediction of long-term success is difficult. The utility of using various weight loss thresholds in the first 2 months of treatment for predicting 1-year outcomes was examined...
  18. pmc Genetic modifiers of cardiorespiratory fitness response to lifestyle intervention
    Inga Peter
    1Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 2Center for Statistical Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 3Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 4Department of Health and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 5Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 6Translational Metabolism Unit, Diabetes Research Center, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 7Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 8Diabetes Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 9Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC and 10Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Center for Translational Genomics, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University, Boston, MA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:302-11. 2014
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