V S Conn

Summary

Affiliation: University of Missouri
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Protecting the power of interventions through proper reporting
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
    Nurs Outlook 59:318-25. 2011
  2. pmc Using meta-analyses for comparative effectiveness research
    Vicki S Conn
    Meta Analysis Research Center, School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Nurs Outlook 60:182-90. 2012
  3. pmc Impact of physical activity interventions on anthropometric outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Vicki S Conn
    S317 School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 65211, USA
    J Prim Prev 35:203-15. 2014
  4. pmc Physical activity interventions with healthy minority adults: meta-analysis of behavior and health outcomes
    Vicki S Conn
    University of Missouri, S317 School of Nursing, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:59-80. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of exercise interventions among people treated for cancer
    Vicki S Conn
    S317 School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:699-712. 2006
  6. pmc Anxiety outcomes after physical activity interventions: meta-analysis findings
    Vicki S Conn
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    Nurs Res 59:224-31. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Metabolic effects of interventions to increase exercise in adults with type 2 diabetes
    V S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Diabetologia 50:913-21. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Physical activity interventions among adults with arthritis: meta-analysis of outcomes
    Vicki S Conn
    Professor of Nursing, University of Missouri, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, St Louis, MO 65211, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:307-16. 2008
  9. pmc Meta-analysis of patient education interventions to increase physical activity among chronically ill adults
    Vicki S Conn
    S317 School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 70:157-72. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of health behavior change interventions in type 1 diabetes
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:315-29. 2008

Detail Information

Publications67

  1. pmc Protecting the power of interventions through proper reporting
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
    Nurs Outlook 59:318-25. 2011
    ..Suggestions for presenting this information in limited journal space are also presented...
  2. pmc Using meta-analyses for comparative effectiveness research
    Vicki S Conn
    Meta Analysis Research Center, School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Nurs Outlook 60:182-90. 2012
    ..Although meta-analysis is a powerful comparative effectiveness strategy, methodological challenges and limitations in primary research must be acknowledged to interpret findings...
  3. pmc Impact of physical activity interventions on anthropometric outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Vicki S Conn
    S317 School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 65211, USA
    J Prim Prev 35:203-15. 2014
    ..03 to -0.04). Moderator analyses identified potential variables for future research. These findings document significant improvements in anthropometric effects from both supervised exercise and motivational interventions...
  4. pmc Physical activity interventions with healthy minority adults: meta-analysis of behavior and health outcomes
    Vicki S Conn
    University of Missouri, S317 School of Nursing, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:59-80. 2012
    ..Healthy minority adults experienced health improvements following supervised exercise. Interventions designed to motivate subjects to increase physical activity have limited magnitude heterogeneous effects...
  5. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of exercise interventions among people treated for cancer
    Vicki S Conn
    S317 School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:699-712. 2006
    ..This review applied meta-analytic procedures to integrate primary research findings that tested exercise interventions among people treated for cancer...
  6. pmc Anxiety outcomes after physical activity interventions: meta-analysis findings
    Vicki S Conn
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    Nurs Res 59:224-31. 2010
    ..Although the mental health benefits of physical activity (PA) have been documented in numerous primary studies, anxiety outcomes of interventions to increase PA have not been examined through quantitative synthesis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Metabolic effects of interventions to increase exercise in adults with type 2 diabetes
    V S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Diabetologia 50:913-21. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Physical activity interventions among adults with arthritis: meta-analysis of outcomes
    Vicki S Conn
    Professor of Nursing, University of Missouri, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, St Louis, MO 65211, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:307-16. 2008
    ..This meta-analytic review integrates results from primary research studies testing interventions to increase physical activity in arthritis patients...
  9. pmc Meta-analysis of patient education interventions to increase physical activity among chronically ill adults
    Vicki S Conn
    S317 School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 70:157-72. 2008
    ..This meta-analysis integrates primary research testing the effect of patient education to increase physical activity (PA) on behavior outcomes among adults with diverse chronic illnesses...
  10. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of health behavior change interventions in type 1 diabetes
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:315-29. 2008
    ..To meta-analyze research testing interventions to improve health behaviors including exercise among adults with type 1 diabetes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Searching for the intervention in intervention research reports
    Vicki S Conn
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 40:52-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this project was to characterize the intervention descriptions in nursing intervention research reports...
  12. pmc Meta-analysis of interventions to increase physical activity among cardiac subjects
    Vicki S Conn
    University of Missouri, Columbia, 65211, United States
    Int J Cardiol 133:307-20. 2009
    ..Extensive primary research has tested interventions to increase physical activity (PA) among adults with cardiovascular disease. This meta-analysis integrates the extant research about how to increase PA in cardiac samples...
  13. pmc Meta-analysis of quality of life outcomes following diabetes self-management training
    Jane Cochran
    Missouri University Sinclair School of Nursing, S317 School of Nursing, Columbia, MO 65211 4120, USA
    Diabetes Educ 34:815-23. 2008
    ..The purpose of this meta-analysis was to meet the need to quantify the influence of diabetes self-management training on quality of life (QOL) of adult diabetes patients...
  14. pmc Meta-analysis of quality-of-life outcomes from physical activity interventions
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Nurs Res 58:175-83. 2009
    ..Interventions to increase physical activity among adults with chronic illness are intended to improve quality of life and reduce disease complications or slow disease progression...
  15. doi request reprint Interventions to improve medication adherence among older adults: meta-analysis of adherence outcomes among randomized controlled trials
    Vicki S Conn
    RN, S317 Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Gerontologist 49:447-62. 2009
    ..This study investigated the effectiveness of interventions to improve medication adherence (MA) in older adults...
  16. pmc Meta-analysis of workplace physical activity interventions
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:330-9. 2009
    ..This comprehensive meta-analysis integrated the extant wide range of worksite physical activity intervention research...
  17. pmc Depressive symptom outcomes of physical activity interventions: meta-analysis findings
    Vicki S Conn
    University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:128-38. 2010
    ..Physical activity (PA) is consistently linked to mental health outcomes...
  18. pmc Interventions to increase physical activity among healthy adults: meta-analysis of outcomes
    Vicki S Conn
    University of Missouri School of Nursing, Columbia, MO, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:751-8. 2011
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis summarizing the effects of interventions designed to increase physical activity among healthy adults...
  19. ncbi request reprint Building research productivity in an academic setting
    Vicki S Conn
    University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia 65203, USA
    Nurs Outlook 53:224-31. 2005
    ..Academic nursing units can develop research cultures to support meaningful research that secures major external funding...
  20. ncbi request reprint Are there different predictors of distinct exercise components?
    Vicki S Conn
    S317 School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 28:87-91, 97. 2003
    ..Outcome expectancy predicted only exercise intensity. These findings support the importance of self-efficacy and perceived barriers for most components of exercise behavior...
  21. ncbi request reprint Older women and exercise: theory of planned behavior beliefs
    Vicki S Conn
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211, USA
    Public Health Nurs 20:153-63. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that interventions should focus on increasing women's confidence that they can overcome barriers to exercise...
  22. ncbi request reprint Beyond MEDLINE for literature searches
    Vicki S Conn
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 35:177-82. 2003
    ..To describe strategies for a comprehensive literature search...
  23. ncbi request reprint Older women and exercise: explanatory concepts
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Womens Health Issues 13:158-66. 2003
    ..Primary care interventions to increase exercise need to focus on constructs amenable to intervention that predict exercise behavior...
  24. ncbi request reprint Grey literature in meta-analyses
    Vicki S Conn
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    Nurs Res 52:256-61. 2003
    ..Because grey literature is a source of data that might not employ peer review, critics have questioned the validity of its data and the results of meta-analyses that include it...
  25. ncbi request reprint Interventions to increase physical activity among aging adults: a meta-analysis
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, 65211, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:190-200. 2002
    ..This review applied meta-analytic procedures to integrate primary research findings that test interventions to increase activity among aging adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of 2 interventions to increase older women's exercise
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:380-8. 2003
    ..To test 2 interventions to increase older women's physical activity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Integrative review of physical activity intervention research with aging adults
    Vicki S Conn
    Office of Research, School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1159-68. 2003
    ..Sex and ethnic differences need further investigation. There is a vital need for rigorously designed studies to contribute to this science...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sedentary older women's limited experience with exercise
    Vicki S Conn
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 20:197-208. 2003
    ..These sedentary elderly women had very limited repertoires of experience with episodic exercise. Interventions designed to help women in their 50s, 60s, and 70s maintain the exercise programs may prove particularly valuable...
  29. ncbi request reprint Medication adherence interventions for older adults: literature review
    Todd M Ruppar
    University of Missouri Columbia, Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, MO 65203, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 22:114-47. 2008
    ..Identified interventions are geared toward self-medicating patients and fail to address caregivers administering medications. Finally, interventions do little to address variations in patterns of adherence among older adults...
  30. ncbi request reprint Medication adherence patterns in adult renal transplant recipients
    Cynthia L Russell
    The John A Hartford Foundation and Atlantic Philanthropies, Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity, Fellow University of Missouri Columbia, Sinclair School of Nursing S423, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:521-32. 2006
    ..This study is a step toward developing and implementing interventions targeted to specific patterns of poor adherence...
  31. doi request reprint Interventions to promote physical activity in chronically ill adults
    Todd M Ruppar
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    Am J Nurs 110:30-7; quiz 38-9. 2010
    ..This article discusses the implications of those findings, describing the strategies and practices commonly used to promote physical activity in chronic illness and identifying those that are most effective...
  32. doi request reprint Effect of weight-bearing activity on foot ulcer incidence in people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy: feet first randomized controlled trial
    Joseph W Lemaster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, MA306 K Medical Science Building, DC032 00, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Phys Ther 88:1385-98. 2008
    ..Weight-bearing exercise has been contraindicated among people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DM+PN). However, recent cohort studies have suggested that daily weight-bearing activity is associated with lower risk for foot ulceration...
  33. ncbi request reprint Health belief model and reversal theory: a comparative analysis
    Deborah L Finfgeld
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, USA
    J Adv Nurs 43:288-97. 2003
    ..Despite this heightened enthusiasm, there appears to have been less interest in exploring new and emerging health behaviour change theories...
  34. ncbi request reprint Medication-taking beliefs of adult renal transplant recipients
    Cynthia L Russell
    University of Missouri Columbia, Sinclair School of Nursing, 65212, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 17:200-8; quiz 209-30. 2003
    ..To describe the medication-taking beliefs of younger and older adult renal transplant recipients...
  35. pmc Medication adherence and older renal transplant patients' perceptions of electronic medication monitoring
    Cynthia L Russell
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Colombia, MO 65211, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 35:17-21. 2009
    ..22). Medication adherence data from older adult renal transplant recipients can be used regardless of their perceptions of the MEMS's influence on their medication taking without biasing medication adherence data...
  36. doi request reprint Medication adherence in older renal transplant recipients
    Cynthia L Russell
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65203, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 19:95-112. 2010
    ..Medication dose taking and timing patterns could be explored with patients so that medication adherence interventions could target specific patient patterns...
  37. ncbi request reprint Older adult medication compliance: integrated review of randomized controlled trials
    Cynthia L Russell
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:636-50. 2006
    ..To examine interventions and outcomes of medication compliance studies in older adults...
  38. doi request reprint Publishing pilot intervention work
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    West J Nurs Res 32:994-1010. 2010
    ..The present article provides an overview of the types of information that can be gleaned from pilot intervention studies that are suitable for publication...
  39. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of the effect of exercise interventions on fitness outcomes among adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes
    Paul J Nielsen
    Biochemistry Department, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 74:111-20. 2006
    ..HbA1c, age, body mass index, and gender distribution were unrelated to fitness outcomes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Intrasubject medication adherence patterns
    Cynthia L Russell
    University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 16:153-63. 2007
    ..This study provides empirical support for monitoring a single immunosuppressive medication electronically to estimate medication adherence with double or triple immunosuppressive drug therapy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of a quality improvement intervention in nursing homes
    M J Rantz
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Gerontologist 41:525-38. 2001
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Editorial: medication management among adults with chronic illness
    Cynthia L Russell
    University of Missouri, Columbia
    West J Nurs Res 27:531-3. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint Designing effective nursing interventions
    V S Conn
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Res Nurs Health 24:433-42. 2001
    ..Strategies are recommended for designing effective experimental interventions...
  44. ncbi request reprint Older women: social cognitive theory correlates of health behavior
    V S Conn
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia 65211, USA
    Women Health 26:71-85. 1997
    ..The findings of this study, combined with the importance of health promotion behaviors among older women, justify the need for continued research about self-efficacy and health behavior among this vulnerable population...
  45. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis research
    Vicki S Conn
    MU School of Nursing, S317, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Vasc Nurs 22:51-2. 2004
    ..This article provides an overview of key features of meta-analyses to enable nurses to determine whether meta-analyses findings are valid and useful for their practice...
  46. ncbi request reprint Research methods: managing primary study quality in meta-analyses
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Res Nurs Health 26:322-33. 2003
    ..Future work to develop valid measures of primary study quality dimensions will improve the ability of meta-analysis to inform research and nursing practice...
  47. ncbi request reprint Postdoctoral research preparation
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 27:799-801. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint Senior scientists' legacy opportunity
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 27:946-8. 2005
  49. doi request reprint The light under the bushel basket: unpublished dissertations
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 30:537-8. 2008
  50. ncbi request reprint Self-management of chronic illnesses among aging adults
    Vicki S Conn
    J Gerontol Nurs 31:4. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Change among aging adults
    Vicki S Conn
    J Gerontol Nurs 28:5. 2002
  52. ncbi request reprint Intervention? What intervention?
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 29:521-2. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint Manuscript revision strategies
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 29:786-8. 2007
  54. doi request reprint Research rumors as urban legends
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 30:415-6. 2008
  55. doi request reprint Motivating people to move: exercise behavior research
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 30:293-4. 2008
  56. ncbi request reprint Nurturing new investigators
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 27:123-5. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint Nursing intervention research
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 27:249-51. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint Editorial: finding a research home
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 26:833-5. 2004
  59. doi request reprint Editorial: staying true to the results
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 30:161-2. 2008
  60. ncbi request reprint Slaying substantive gnats with methodological cannons
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 26:6-8. 2004
  61. ncbi request reprint Editorial: health behavior research
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 28:134-6. 2006
  62. ncbi request reprint Innovative model for building academic nursing
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 28:367-8. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Building a research trajectory
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 26:592-4. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint True tales from publishing research
    Jill M Winters
    West J Nurs Res 28:751-3. 2006
  65. ncbi request reprint Change and continuity
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 29:137-9. 2007
  66. ncbi request reprint Nurse researchers begin as undergraduate students
    Vicki S Conn
    West J Nurs Res 29:255-7. 2007
  67. ncbi request reprint A call for nursing research in assisted living facilities
    Myra A Aud
    J Gerontol Nurs 29:3. 2003

Research Grants9

  1. Chronic Illness Exercise Interventions: A Meta-Analysis
    Vicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
  2. Chronic Illness Exercise Interventions: A Meta-Analysis
    Vicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
  3. Chronic Illness Exercise Interventions: A Meta-Analysis
    Vicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
  4. Chronic Illness Exercise Interventions: A Meta-Analysis
    Vicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
  5. Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Increase Exercise/Physical Acivity
    Vicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
  6. Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Increase Exercise/Physical Acivity
    Vicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
  7. Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Increase Exercise/Physical Acivity
    Vicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
  8. Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence
    Vicki S Conn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings will clarify which interventions work best to improve medication adherence. The study will also determine if interventions work best for people with particular characteristics. ..