Affiliation: Stanford University
- Do logistic regression and signal detection identify different subgroups at risk? Implications for the design of tailored interventionsM Kiernan
Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 730 Welch Road, Suite B, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
Psychol Methods 6:35-48. 2001..Because of the ability to identify homogeneous subgroups, signal detection may be more useful than logistic regression for designing distinct tailored interventions for subgroups of high-risk individuals...
- Promoting healthy weight with "stability skills first": a randomized trialMichaela Kiernan
Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305 5411, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 81:336-46. 2013..Stability skills were designed to optimize individuals' current satisfaction with lifestyle and self-regulatory habits while requiring the minimum effort and attention necessary...
- Social support for healthy behaviors: scale psychometrics and prediction of weight loss among women in a behavioral programMichaela Kiernan
Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:756-64. 2012..Psychometrics for support subscales were excellent; initial support was rare; and the differential roles of friend vs. family support could inform future targeted weight-loss interventions to subgroups at risk...
- Men gain additional psychological benefits by adding exercise to a weight-loss programM Kiernan
Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
Obes Res 9:770-7. 2001..This study examined whether a diet-plus-exercise weight-loss program improved psychological outcomes more than a diet-only weight-loss program or an assessment-only control group...
- Minority recruitment into clinical trials: experimental findings and practical implicationsSusan D Brown
Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 33:620-3. 2012..Practical implications include using ethnically-targeted, non-personalized direct mail letters and recruiting through friends/family at no additional cost...
- Outcome expectations and realizations as predictors of weight regain among dietersSusan D Moore
Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 251 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5411, USA
Eat Behav 12:60-3. 2011..Experimental research should investigate whether improving realizations leads to reduced weight regain in response to this popular diet...
- Image-guided robotic radiosurgery for spinal metastasesIris C Gibbs
Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5847, USA
Radiother Oncol 82:185-90. 2007..To determine the effectiveness and safety of image-guided robotic radiosurgery for spinal metastases...
- Identifying patients for weight-loss treatment: an empirical evaluation of the NHLBI obesity education initiative expert panel treatment recommendationsM Kiernan
Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, 730 Welch Rd, Suite B, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
Arch Intern Med 160:2169-76. 2000....
- Is parental control over children's eating associated with childhood obesity? Results from a population-based sample of third gradersT N Robinson
Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
Obes Res 9:306-12. 2001..These findings have been widely endorsed; however, the direct relationship between parental control of children's intake and their children's degree of overweight has not been shown in a generalized sample...
- Methodologic issues in measuring physical activity and physical fitness when evaluating the role of dietary supplements for physically active peopleW L Haskell
Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 72:541S-50S. 2000..Failure to design studies with adequate statistical power will produce results that are unreliable and will increase the likelihood that a true effect will be missed...
- Practices associated with weight loss versus weight-loss maintenance results of a national surveyChristopher N Sciamanna
Department of Medicine, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
Am J Prev Med 41:159-66. 2011..Few studies have examined the weight-control practices that promote weight loss and weight-loss maintenance in the same sample...
- Characteristics of pediatric patients at risk of poor emergency department aftercareN Ewen Wang
Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Acad Emerg Med 13:840-7. 2006..To identify and characterize subgroups of a pediatric population at risk of poor emergency department (ED) aftercare compliance...
- The Jade Ribbon Campaign: a model program for community outreach and education to prevent liver cancer in Asian AmericansStephanie D Chao
Asian Liver Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive H3680, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 11:281-90. 2009..The increase in HBV awareness, screening, and physician follow-up suggests that culturally aligned interventions similar to the JRC may help reduce the disproportionate burden of disease to chronic HBV infection among Asian Americans...
- Innovative techniques to address retention in a behavioral weight-loss trialJennifer H Goldberg
Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
Health Educ Res 20:439-47. 2005..Retention was high, with 96% of the participants (N = 162) completing 18-month clinic visits...
- Use of a community mobile health van to increase early access to prenatal careLaura P Edgerley
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Matern Child Health J 11:235-9. 2007....
- Promoting Healthy Weight with "Stability First"Michaela Kiernan; Fiscal Year: 2010..g., depressive symptoms), and weight stability;(2b) examine baseline moderators (e.g., gender);and (2c) investigate mediators (e.g., deprivation, effort and attention, and self-efficacy). ..