A L Dunn
Affiliation: The Cooper Institute
- Translating evidenced-based physical activity interventions into practice. The 2010 challengeAndrea L Dunn
The Cooper Institute, Dallas, Texas 75230, USA
Am J Prev Med 22:8-9. 2002
- The DOSE study: a clinical trial to examine efficacy and dose response of exercise as treatment for depressionAndrea L Dunn
Division of Research, The Cooper Institute, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
Control Clin Trials 23:584-603. 2002..This study is the first to examine dose-response effects of exercise in participants diagnosed with MDD...
- Reduction in cardiovascular disease risk factors: 6-month results from Project ActiveA L Dunn
Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research, Dallas, Texas 75230, USA
Prev Med 26:883-92. 1997....
- Comparison of lifestyle and structured interventions to increase physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness: a randomized trialA L Dunn
The Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
JAMA 281:327-34. 1999..Traditional methods of prescribing exercise have not proven effective for increasing and maintaining a program of regular physical activity...
- Physical activity dose-response effects on outcomes of depression and anxietyA L Dunn
The Cooper Institute, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:S587-97; discussion 609-10. 2001..The purpose of this study was to examine the scientific evidence for a dose-response relation of physical activity with depressive and anxiety disorders...
- A randomized trial of physical activity interventions: design and baseline data from project activeH W Kohl
Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 30:275-83. 1998..Six months of active intervention are followed by 18 months of a tapered follow-up maintenance intervention in both groups. Primary outcome measures are measured after 6 and 24 months...
- Six-month physical activity and fitness changes in Project Active, a randomized trialA L Dunn
Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 30:1076-83. 1998..kg-1.d-1]) and cardiorespiratory fitness (VO2peak in mL.kg-1.min-1)...
- Evaluating the reproducibility and validity of the Aerobic Adaptation TestT S Church
The Cooper Institute, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1770-3. 2001....
- Exercise management of obesityE A Leermakers
Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, Cooper Institute, Dallas, Texas, USA
Med Clin North Am 84:419-40. 2000..It is also important for physicians to remember that their success in changing behavior may be in small increments. These small changes can and do eventually lead to success for many patients and physicians...
- Moderator analyses of participants in the Active for Life after cancer trial: implications for physical activity group intervention studiesCindy L Carmack Taylor
Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
Ann Behav Med 33:99-104. 2007..Prostate cancer patients on hormonal therapy experience significant treatment-related physical and psychological sequelae...
- Active for Life After Cancer: a randomized trial examining a lifestyle physical activity program for prostate cancer patientsCindy L Carmack Taylor
Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77230 1439, USA
Psychooncology 15:847-62. 2006....
- Quality of life intervention for prostate cancer patients: design and baseline characteristics of the active for life after cancer trialCindy L Carmack Taylor
Department of Behavioral Science 243, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030 4095, USA
Control Clin Trials 25:265-85. 2004..The purpose of this paper is to describe the design of the randomized trial and present baseline data that will characterize the QOL of the sample. Challenges to recruitment for the trial also will be presented and discussed...
- Dose Response to Exercise in Women aged 45-75 yr (DREW): design and rationaleGina M Morss
Centers for Integrated Health Research, The Cooper Institute, 12330 Preston Road, Dallas, TX 75230, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:336-44. 2004....
- Psychosocial mediators of physical activity behavior among adults and childrenBeth A Lewis
Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Am J Prev Med 23:26-35. 2002..Research indicates that PA interventions are effective for increasing PA behavior. However, whether effective interventions are due to predicted changes in theoretical constructs remains poorly understood...
- Abdominal obesity, liver fat, and muscle composition in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemiaPeter M Janiszewski
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:3816-21. 2007..Survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) become obese, and are at increased risk for morbidity and mortality post therapy...
- Improving measurement methods for behavior change interventions: opportunities for innovationAndrea L Dunn
Klein Buendel, Inc, 1667 Cole Boulevard, Suite 225, Golden, CO 80401, USA
Health Educ Res 21:i121-124. 2006
- Diffusion and dissemination for increasing physical activity in world populationsAndrea L Dunn
Klein Buendel, Inc, Golden Colorado, USA
Am J Prev Med 31:S94-6. 2006
- Outcomes from the women's wellness project: a community-focused physical activity trial for womenMelissa A Napolitano
The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Prev Med 43:447-53. 2006..Given the low rates of physical activity participation, innovative intervention approaches are needed to make a public health impact...
- Identifying subgroups that succeed or fail with three levels of physical activity intervention: the Activity Counseling TrialAbby C King
Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
Health Psychol 25:336-47. 2006..The methods used provide a practical first step toward identifying clinically meaningful patient subgroups for further systematic investigation...
- Exploring the effect of the environment on physical activity: a study examining walking to workCora L Craig
Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Am J Prev Med 23:36-43. 2002....
- Inverse association between physical inactivity and mental health in men and womenDaniel I Galper
Mood Disorders Research Program and Clinic, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:173-8. 2006....
- Self-management strategies mediate self-efficacy and physical activityRod K Dishman
Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
Am J Prev Med 29:10-8. 2005..Self-efficacy is theorized also to influence physical activity through self-management strategies (e.g., thoughts, goals, plans, and acts) that support physical activity, but this idea has not been empirically tested...
- Exercise treatment for depression: efficacy and dose responseAndrea L Dunn
Cooper Institute, Behavioral Science Research Center, Golden, Colorado, USA
Am J Prev Med 28:1-8. 2005..CONCLUSIONS: Aerobic exercise at a dose consistent with public health recommendations is an effective treatment for MDD of mild to moderate severity. A lower dose is comparable to placebo effect...
- Depressive symptoms and physical activity in adolescent girlsCarolyn C Johnson
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:818-26. 2008..To evaluate the relationship between depressive symptoms and physical activity in a geographically and ethnically diverse sample of sixth-grade adolescent girls...