Robert Klesges

Summary

Affiliation: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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. pmc Tobacco use harm reduction, elimination, and escalation in a large military cohort
    Robert C Klesges
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2487-92. 2010
  3. pmc The Memphis Girls' health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS): an evaluation of the efficacy of a 2-year obesity prevention program in African American girls
    Robert C Klesges
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline Street, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1007-14. 2010
  4. pmc Impact of differing definitions of dual tobacco use: implications for studying dual use and a call for operational definitions
    Robert C Klesges
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 North Pauline, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:523-31. 2011
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Self-perception and body image associations with body mass index among 8-10-year-old African American girls
    Michelle B Stockton
    Department of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:1144-54. 2009
  8. 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
  9. pmc Trial design: The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Cancer Survivors Tobacco Quit Line study
    Taghrid Asfar
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:82-91. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of energy underreporting in African-American girls
    Jennifer Q Lanctot
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1407-12. 2008

Detail Information

Publications53

  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. pmc Tobacco use harm reduction, elimination, and escalation in a large military cohort
    Robert C Klesges
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2487-92. 2010
    ..g., tobacco cessation), harm reduction (e.g., from smoking to smokeless tobacco use), and harm escalation (e.g., from smoking to dual use or from smokeless tobacco use to smoking or dual use)...
  3. pmc The Memphis Girls' health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS): an evaluation of the efficacy of a 2-year obesity prevention program in African American girls
    Robert C Klesges
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline Street, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1007-14. 2010
    ..To determine the efficacy of a 2-year obesity prevention program in African American girls...
  4. pmc Impact of differing definitions of dual tobacco use: implications for studying dual use and a call for operational definitions
    Robert C Klesges
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 North Pauline, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:523-31. 2011
    ..We defined dual use as cigarette and smokeless tobacco (ST) consumption with either product used daily or nondaily...
  5. 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)...
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Self-perception and body image associations with body mass index among 8-10-year-old African American girls
    Michelle B Stockton
    Department of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:1144-54. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine relationships among body mass index (BMI), self-perceptions, and body image discrepancy in African American (AA) girls...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Trial design: The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Cancer Survivors Tobacco Quit Line study
    Taghrid Asfar
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:82-91. 2010
    ..Such evidence can lead as well to the dissemination of this intervention to other medically compromised populations...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of energy underreporting in African-American girls
    Jennifer Q Lanctot
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1407-12. 2008
    ..To determine the frequency and characteristics of energy intake underreporting in African-American preadolescent girls as part of the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS)...
  11. pmc Relationship between smoking status and body weight in a military population of young adults
    Deborah Sherrill-Mittleman
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Addict Behav 34:400-2. 2009
    ..These results suggest that the energy balance differences in body weight between young smokers and nonsmokers are minimal and that it would take decades to accrue the differences typically seen in adult smokers...
  12. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of the relationships between smoking dosage and body mass index in an adolescent, biracial cohort
    Theodore V Cooper
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Suite 675, 5350 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Addict Behav 28:501-12. 2003
    ..It is concluded that smoking initiation is not associated with adolescent body weight change for at least a 3-year period...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adolescent reports of physician counseling for smoking
    Catherine M Alfano
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E47. 2002
    ..The present study assessed adolescent reports of physician screening and counseling and adolescents' willingness to disclose smoking, as well as demographic and health status differences in these rates...
  14. ncbi request reprint Memphis Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS): Phase 2: design and baseline
    Robert C Klesges
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences and St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:42-55. 2008
    ..The GEMS obesity prevention intervention targets improved diet and increased physical activity to reduce excessive weight gain in healthy African-American girls of ages 8-10...
  15. ncbi request reprint Emerging issues in smoking among adolescent and adult cancer survivors: a comprehensive review
    James L Klosky
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, and Department of Peidatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Cancer 110:2408-19. 2007
    ..Furthermore, efficacious cessation strategies have recently emerged from the smoking literature in healthy populations, and their application to oncology populations is discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Rapid progression to regular cigarette smoking among nonsmoking adolescents: interactions with gender and ethnicity
    Jonathan L Blitstein
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Prev Med 36:455-63. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for smoking among adolescents with asthma
    Susan M Zbikowski
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:279-87. 2002
    ..To examine the prevalence of smoking among youth with asthma and explore potential risk factors for smoking among these youth, compared with youth without asthma...
  18. ncbi request reprint What motivates adolescent smokers to make a quit attempt?
    Brant W Riedel
    Office of Research and Evaluation, Memphis City Schools, University of Memphis Center for Community Health, 2597 Avery Avenue, Memphis, TN 38112, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:167-74. 2002
    ..African Americans were more likely than Whites to list current health concern as the most important motivator...
  19. doi request reprint Measurement of body composition in 8-10-year-old African-American girls: a comparison of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and foot-to-foot bioimpedance methods
    Barbara S McClanahan
    Department of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:389-96. 2009
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  20. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in smoking withdrawal effects among adolescents
    Brant W Riedel
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, 5350 Poplar Avenue, Suite 550, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Addict Behav 28:129-40. 2003
    ..Participants who chose to use nicotine replacement during the quit attempt were more likely to report difficulty concentrating, restlessness, and feeling miserable...
  21. 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...
  22. pmc Do we believe the tobacco industry lied to us? Association with smoking behavior in a military population
    Robert C Klesges
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:909-21. 2009
    ..84, P = 0.01). These findings suggest that anti-industry attitudes may affect smoking relapse following cessation...
  23. ncbi request reprint The reliability and predictive value of adolescents' reports of initial reactions to smoking
    Brant W Riedel
    Memphis City Schools Office of Research and Evaluation, Memphis, TN 38112, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:553-9. 2003
    ..Participants who progressed from experimental to regular smoking from Time 1 to Time 2 were more likely to report relaxation as an initial reaction to smoking at Time 2 after denying relaxation at Time 1...
  24. ncbi request reprint The relationship between socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and cigarette smoking in urban adolescents
    Isabel C Scarinci
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, 5350 Poplar Ave, Suite 675, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Prev Med 34:171-8. 2002
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  25. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of adolescents caught with cigarettes at school: implications for developing smoking cessation programs
    Brant W Riedel
    MCS Office of Research and Evaluation, Center for Community Health, University of Memphis, Room 114, 2597 Avery Avenue, Memphis, TN 38112, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:351-4. 2002
    ..However, questionable strategies (e.g., increasing caffeine consumption) had been used during previous quit attempts. The implications for developing school-based smoking cessation programs are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Race, socioeconomic status, and perceived discrimination among healthy women
    Jennifer M Watson
    The University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Memphis, Tennessee 38152, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:441-51. 2002
    ..This study examined the relationship between race and a set of SES indicators, perceived discrimination (race and gender), and responses to perceived discrimination among healthy women...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint History of sport participation in relation to obesity and related health behaviors in women
    Catherine M Alfano
    Center for Community Health, Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Tennessee 38119, USA
    Prev Med 34:82-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether a history of youth sport participation was related to adult obesity, physical activity, and dietary intake among women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Gambling and health risk-taking behavior in a military sample
    Timothy A Steenbergh
    Department of Psychology, Indiana Wesleyan University, 4201 South Washington, Marion, IN 46953, USA
    Mil Med 173:452-9. 2008
    ..These results suggest that gambling-related problems within the military warrant further attention...
  32. ncbi request reprint An assessment of obese and non obese girls' metabolic rate during television viewing, reading, and resting
    Theodore V Cooper
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 University Avenue, El Paso, Texas 79968 0553, USA
    Eat Behav 7:105-14. 2006
    ..Future studies should focus on energy intake, physical inactivity, or combinations of these with metabolic rate in seeking specific mechanisms responsible for television viewing related to obesity...
  33. ncbi request reprint Common design elements of the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS)
    James Rochon
    Biostatistics Center, George Washington University, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S6-14. 2003
    ..This report presents the basic study design, a brief overview of the interventions, the measurements taken and their rationale, and procedures both for compiling the collaborative database, and performing site-specific analyses...
  34. ncbi request reprint Child- and parent-targeted interventions: the Memphis GEMS pilot study
    Bettina M Beech
    University of Memphis, Center for Community Health, Tennessee 38119, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S40-53. 2003
    ..To assess the feasibility, acceptability, and outcomes of 2 versions of a culturally relevant, family-based intervention to prevent excess weight gain in pre-adolescent African-American girls...
  35. ncbi request reprint Modified tobacco use and lifestyle change in risk-reducing beliefs about smoking
    C Keith Haddock
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:35-41. 2004
    ..Strategies examined included switching to low-yield cigarettes, replacing cigarettes with cigars, switching from cigarettes to smokeless tobacco, adopting a healthy diet, and engaging in regular exercise...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in predictors of adolescent smoking onset and escalation: a longitudinal study from 7th to 12th grade
    Leslie A Robinson
    Center for Health Promotion and Evaluation, Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:297-307. 2006
    ..Overall, we found that, contrary to previous research, risk factors for smoking differed across ethnicity. Further, smoking onset appears to be shaped by forces different from those that accelerate consumption...
  37. 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...
  38. 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)...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smokeless tobacco initiation in a young adult military cohort
    Jon O Ebbert
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:103-12. 2006
    ..To identify predictors of smokeless tobacco (ST) initiation among young adults...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint A placebo controlled randomized trial of the effects of phenylpropanolamine and nicotine gum on cessation rates and postcessation weight gain in women
    Theodore V Cooper
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, G V Sonny Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Addict Behav 30:61-75. 2005
    ..Future efforts should focus on increasing adherence to behavioral program components, particularly session attendance...
  43. ncbi request reprint Varenicline for smoking cessation: definite promise, but no panacea
    Robert C Klesges
    JAMA 296:94-5. 2006
  44. ncbi request reprint Relationships among smoking status, ethnicity, socioeconomic indicators, and lifestyle variables in a biracial sample of women
    Jennifer M Watson
    University of Mississippi Medical Center, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, USA
    Prev Med 37:138-47. 2003
    ..Little is known about the unique patterns of smoking, risk factors, and correlates of quitting in Black versus White women of child-bearing age...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Correlates of adherence with transdermal nicotine
    Theodore V Cooper
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, GV Sonny Montgomery Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson 39216, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1565-78. 2004
    ..421-4.832, P = .002). Noteworthy however, was the lack of association between level of income and patch adherence. These findings suggest characteristics of those more and less likely to adhere to TN in research and clinical settings...
  47. ncbi request reprint The Syrian Center for Tobacco Studies: a model of international partnership for the creation of sustainable research capacity in developing countries
    Wasim Maziak
    Syrian Center for Tobacco Studies, Aleppo, Syria
    Promot Educ 11:93-7, 116, 134. 2004
  48. ncbi request reprint Cigarette use among two cohorts of U.S. Air Force recruits, compared with secular trends
    Christopher Keith Haddock
    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Mil Med 172:288-94. 2007
    ..This study suggests that efforts to reduce smoking among junior enlisted troops in the Air Force should be bolstered...
  49. ncbi request reprint The relationship between caffeine and blood pressure in preadolescent African American girls
    Jagadeshwar G Reddy
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:283-8. 2008
    ..The primary objective of this study was to assess the cross-sectional relationship between caffeine intake and blood pressure in 8- to 10-year-old African American girls who eat an unrestricted diet...
  50. 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...
  51. doi request reprint Demographics and risky lifestyle behaviors associated with willingness to risk sexually transmitted infection in Air Force recruits
    Theodore V Cooper
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, 79968 0553, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:164-7. 2008
    ..To investigate sexually transmitted infection (STI) risk-taking behaviors relative to other lifestyle and risk-taking behaviors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Prediction of adult-onset smoking initiation among U.S. Air force recruits using the pierce susceptibility questionnaire
    C Keith Haddock
    University of Missouri Kansas City and Mid America Heart Institute, Saint Luke s Hosptial, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:424-9. 2005
    ..This study examined whether a modified version of the Pierce Susceptibility Questionnaire (PSQ) might be useful for identifying military recruits who are vulnerable for the initiation of tobacco use...
  53. ncbi request reprint Are overweight and obese airmen at greater risk of discharge from the United States Air Force?
    Walker S Carlos Poston
    Mid America Heart Institute and Health Outcomes Research Center, University of Missouri Kansas City, USA
    Mil Med 167:585-8. 2002
    ..These findings do not support overweight or obesity as being major causes for discharge from the USAF within the first year of active duty...

Research Grants24

  1. DECREASING WEIGHT GAIN IN AA PREADOLESCENT GIRLS PHASE2
    Robert Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Weight Gain Prevention in Hypertensive Smokers
    Robert Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Exploratory endpoints include changes in blood pressure and hypertensive status in both groups (e.g., movement from high normal to hypertensive by JNC VI criteria), as well as changes in blood pressure medication status and salt intake. ..
  3. Efficacy of a Smoking Quit Line in the Military
    Robert Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our exploratory aims include determining the representativeness of our sample relative to the population of Air Force personnel and to determine if measures of social cognitive theory relate to program adherence and outcome. ..
  4. Prolonged Smoking Cessation Using Prescription Step Care
    Robert Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Efficacy of a Tobacco Quit Line for Childhood Cancer Survivors
    Robert Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If successful, the program will be disseminated nation wide and has the potential of reducing cancer in this at risk population. ..
  6. Prolonged Smoking Cessation Using Prescription Step Care
    Robert Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is predicted that long-term cessation rates will be significantly higher in the step care conditions, with the highest cessation rate in the combined behavioral/pharmacologic step care group. ..
  7. SCHOOL BASED SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM FOR ADOLESCENTS
    Robert Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  8. Predictors of Smokeless Tobacco and Dual Use in the US Military
    Robert Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..3) To evaluate ST and dual tobacco use (ST + cigarette smoking) initiation and cessation at a one and two-year follow-up. ..