Laura F DeFina

Summary

Affiliation: The Cooper Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and coronary artery calcification in women
    Laura Defina
    The Cooper Institute, 12330 Preston Road, Dallas, TX 75230, USA Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 233:648-53. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Fasting glucose, obesity, and metabolic syndrome as predictors of type 2 diabetes: the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study
    Laura F DeFina
    The Cooper Institute, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
    J Investig Med 60:1164-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The association between midlife cardiorespiratory fitness levels and later-life dementia: a cohort study
    Laura F DeFina
    The Cooper Institute and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:162-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effects of omega-3 supplementation in combination with diet and exercise on weight loss and body composition
    Laura F DeFina
    The Cooper Institute, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:455-62. 2011
  5. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and long-term survival in "low-risk" adults
    Carolyn E Barlow
    The Cooper Institute, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX C E B, L F D
    J Am Heart Assoc 1:e001354. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between serum homocysteine levels and depressive symptoms: the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study
    Phillip Gu
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8849, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:691-5. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Secular change in cardiorespiratory fitness of men: Cooper Center Longitudinal Study
    Benjamin L Willis
    The Cooper Institute, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:2134-9. 2011

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Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and coronary artery calcification in women
    Laura Defina
    The Cooper Institute, 12330 Preston Road, Dallas, TX 75230, USA Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 233:648-53. 2014
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the relationship between coronary artery calcification as a measure of atherosclerotic burden and fitness in a large population of generally healthy women...
  2. doi request reprint Fasting glucose, obesity, and metabolic syndrome as predictors of type 2 diabetes: the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study
    Laura F DeFina
    The Cooper Institute, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
    J Investig Med 60:1164-8. 2012
    ..To determine risk for type 2 diabetes in subjects with fasting glucose levels in the ranges of normoglycemia, mild hyperglycemia, and intermediate hyperglycemia and to assess the effect of obesity and metabolic syndrome on this risk...
  3. doi request reprint The association between midlife cardiorespiratory fitness levels and later-life dementia: a cohort study
    Laura F DeFina
    The Cooper Institute and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:162-8. 2013
    ..Primary prevention of Alzheimer disease and other types of dementia (all-cause dementia) is an important public health goal. Evidence to date is insufficient to recommend any lifestyle change to prevent or delay the onset of dementia...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of omega-3 supplementation in combination with diet and exercise on weight loss and body composition
    Laura F DeFina
    The Cooper Institute, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:455-62. 2011
    ..In addition to the metabolic and cardiovascular benefits of omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids, several studies have suggested an added weight loss-enhancing benefit to this supplement...
  5. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and long-term survival in "low-risk" adults
    Carolyn E Barlow
    The Cooper Institute, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX C E B, L F D
    J Am Heart Assoc 1:e001354. 2012
    ..Prognostic factors of long-term cardiovascular risk are needed for low-risk subjects who make up the largest percentage of the US population...
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between serum homocysteine levels and depressive symptoms: the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study
    Phillip Gu
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8849, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:691-5. 2012
    ..To resolve conflicting findings in studies that suggest a relationship between elevated serum HCY levels and depression, we examined the relationship between HCY levels and depressive symptoms in the largest sample studied to date...
  7. doi request reprint Secular change in cardiorespiratory fitness of men: Cooper Center Longitudinal Study
    Benjamin L Willis
    The Cooper Institute, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:2134-9. 2011
    ..During the last four decades, national guidelines for physical activity and fitness have emerged in an ongoing effort to improve health outcomes through enhanced CRF risk profiles...