R W Jeffery

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking-specific weight gain concerns and smoking cessation in a working population
    R W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Health Psychol 16:487-9. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Are smaller weight losses or more achievable weight loss goals better in the long term for obese patients?
    R W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:641-5. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of personal trainers and financial incentives to increase exercise in a behavioral weight-loss program
    R W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:777-83. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Age of initiation, smoking patterns, and risk in a population of working adults
    H A Lando
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Prev Med 29:590-8. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of weight gain in the Pound of Prevention study
    N E Sherwood
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:395-403. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlates of changes in leisure time physical activity over 2 years: the Healthy Worker Project
    K Schmitz
    University of Minnesota, Division of Kinesiology, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Prev Med 26:570-9. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Weight loss goals and treatment outcomes among overweight men and women enrolled in a weight loss trial
    J A Linde
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1002-5. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of binge eating in a nonclinical sample of women enrolled in a weight gain prevention program
    S A French
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:576-85. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint The comparative and cumulative effects of a dietary restriction and exercise on weight loss
    C L Dunn
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:112-21. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Binge status as a predictor of weight loss treatment outcome
    N E Sherwood
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:485-93. 1999

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking-specific weight gain concerns and smoking cessation in a working population
    R W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Health Psychol 16:487-9. 1997
    ..These findings, in a working, predominantly blue-collar population, and those of other studies, suggest that concern about gaining weight is, at best, a weak predictor of change in smoking behavior among most smokers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are smaller weight losses or more achievable weight loss goals better in the long term for obese patients?
    R W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:641-5. 1998
    ..Although correlational rather than experimental, these results do not support the hypothesis that obese patients should be encouraged to set lower weight-loss goals...
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of personal trainers and financial incentives to increase exercise in a behavioral weight-loss program
    R W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:777-83. 1998
    ..Post hoc analyses suggest that the level of exercise needed for successful long-term weight loss is much higher than that usually recommended in behavioral treatment programs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Age of initiation, smoking patterns, and risk in a population of working adults
    H A Lando
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Prev Med 29:590-8. 1999
    ..Early age of initiation is a significant risk factor for long-term dependent smoking and may also relate to other unhealthy behaviors and increased likelihood of illness, independent of duration of smoking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of weight gain in the Pound of Prevention study
    N E Sherwood
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:395-403. 2000
    ..This study examined cross-sectional and prospective relationships between macronutrient intake, behaviors intended to limit fat intake, physical activity and body weight...
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlates of changes in leisure time physical activity over 2 years: the Healthy Worker Project
    K Schmitz
    University of Minnesota, Division of Kinesiology, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Prev Med 26:570-9. 1997
    ..This study is the first to examine associations between concurrent changes in demongraphics, health behaviors, and physical activity in a free-living cohort of adults...
  7. ncbi request reprint Weight loss goals and treatment outcomes among overweight men and women enrolled in a weight loss trial
    J A Linde
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1002-5. 2005
    ..Goals were not associated with participation or weight loss for men. Results are more supportive of the idea that higher goals motivate women to lose weight than of the hypothesis that high goals undermine effort...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of binge eating in a nonclinical sample of women enrolled in a weight gain prevention program
    S A French
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:576-85. 1999
    ..The aims of the present study were to examine the prevalence and correlates of binge eating in a nonclinical sample of women and to examine whether associations differed by overweight status...
  9. ncbi request reprint The comparative and cumulative effects of a dietary restriction and exercise on weight loss
    C L Dunn
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:112-21. 2006
    ..To assess the independence of changes made in diet and physical activity for weight loss; and, to examine the comparative and cumulative effects of these behavioral changes on weight loss outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Binge status as a predictor of weight loss treatment outcome
    N E Sherwood
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:485-93. 1999
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  11. ncbi request reprint The behavioral determinants of exercise: implications for physical activity interventions
    N E Sherwood
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 20:21-44. 2000
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  12. ncbi request reprint Smoking status, dietary intake, and physical activity in a sample of working adults
    S A French
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Health Psychol 15:448-54. 1996
    ..Dietary and physical activity variables appear to be weak predictors of postcessation weight change. Implications for studies of chronic disease etiology and mechanisms of postcessation weight gain are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint The relationship between restraint and weight and weight-related behaviors among individuals in a community weight gain prevention trial
    M T McGuire
    University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Minneapolis, Minnesta 55454, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:574-80. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint Smokers with multiple behavioral risk factors: how are they different?
    N E Sherwood
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Prev Med 31:299-307. 2000
    ..The second aim was to examine prospective associations between risk factor status and smoking outcomes (i.e., cessation and quit attempts)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fast food restaurant use among women in the Pound of Prevention study: dietary, behavioral and demographic correlates
    S A French
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1353-9. 2000
    ..To examine demographic, behavioral and dietary correlates of frequency of fast food restaurant use in a community-based sample of 891 adult women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Associations between exercise and health behaviors in a community sample of working adults
    K N Boutelle
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Prev Med 30:217-24. 2000
    ..The present study examined the associations between leisure-time exercise and a range of health behaviors and reports of illness and injury in a sample of community working adults...
  17. pmc Changes in C-reactive protein during weight loss and the association with changes in anthropometric variables in men and women: LIFE Study
    H Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:684-91. 2011
    ..To investigate whether sex differences exist in the pattern of change in C-reactive protein (CRP) levels during weight loss, and whether the associations between weight change and CRP change differ by the types of anthropometric variables...
  18. ncbi request reprint Weight variability and mortality: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 20:704-9. 1996
    ..To evaluate the association between weight variability and risk of mortality in women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reconciling conflicting findings regarding postcessation weight concerns and success in smoking cessation
    R W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Health Psychol 19:242-6. 2000
    ..These analyses suggest that conflicting findings found in this literature are due primarily to how weight concerns are defined and whether covariates like nicotine addiction are used in data analyses...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stage of change as a predictor of success in weight control in adult women
    R W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 55454 1015, USA
    Health Psychol 18:543-6. 1999
    ..1 kg, 1.0 kg, 2.1 kg, and 2.3 kg for Precontemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, and Action stages, respectively. The findings call into question the generality of the stages-of-change classification system across behavioral domains...
  21. ncbi request reprint Binge eating disorder, weight control self-efficacy, and depression in overweight men and women
    J A Linde
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:418-25. 2004
    ..To examine binge eating, depression, weight self-efficacy, and weight control success among obese individuals seeking treatment in a managed care organization...
  22. ncbi request reprint Social, educational, and psychological correlates of weight status in adolescents
    N H Falkner
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Obes Res 9:32-42. 2001
    ..It was hypothesized that obese adolescents would differ on psychological, social, and educational variables compared with their non-overweight peers...
  23. pmc Pricing and promotion effects on low-fat vending snack purchases: the CHIPS Study
    S A French
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second St Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:112-7. 2001
    ..This study examined the effects of pricing and promotion strategies on purchases of low-fat snacks from vending machines...
  24. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on eating and physical activity
    S A French
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 22:309-35. 2001
    ..Public health interventions, opportunities, and potential strategies to combat the obesity epidemic by promoting an environment that supports healthy eating and physical activity are discussed...
  25. pmc Using signs, artwork, and music to promote stair use in a public building
    K N Boutelle
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:2004-6. 2001
    ..This study assessed the impact on stair use of improving the attractiveness of a stairwell...
  26. pmc Is the obesity epidemic exaggerated? No
    R W Jeffery
    University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 S Second Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    BMJ 336:245. 2008
  27. ncbi request reprint Public health strategies for obesity treatment and prevention
    R W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Health Behav 25:252-9. 2001
    ..To review research on public health interventions for obesity...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of large weight gains and losses
    R W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:969-72. 2002
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of large weight gains and losses over a 3 y period in a heterogeneous population of participants in a study of weight gain prevention...
  29. ncbi request reprint Strength training for obesity prevention in midlife women
    K H Schmitz
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:326-33. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Mail and phone interventions for weight loss in a managed-care setting: Weigh-To-Be one-year outcomes
    R W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1584-92. 2003
    ..To describe methods, recruitment success, and 1-y results of a study evaluating the effectiveness of phone- and mail-based weight-loss interventions in a managed care setting...
  31. ncbi request reprint The Challenge study: theory-based interventions for smoking and weight loss
    C M King
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Health Educ Res 17:522-30. 2002
    ..Results of these studies will advance research on health behavior change by informing practical and theoretical understanding of the factors that control decisions to initiate a new pattern of behavior and to maintain it...
  32. ncbi request reprint Understanding weight stigmatization: a focus group study
    N H Cossrow
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55454 1015, USA
    J Nutr Educ 33:208-14. 2001
    ..The purpose of this research was to investigate, in a nonclinical sample of adults, thoughts on and experiences with weight stigmatization...
  33. pmc Pilot study of AIDS risk in the general population
    R W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454-1015
    Public Health Rep 107:105-9. 1992
    ..Success of the methodology employed in this survey gives reason for optimism that population-based surveys of behavioral risks for HIV infection are feasible...
  34. ncbi request reprint Relationship between changes in food group variety, dietary intake, and weight during obesity treatment
    H A Raynor
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:813-20. 2004
    ..Experimental studies show diets with greater variety in energy-dense foods increase consumption and body weight. Reducing variety in energy-dense food groups may decrease energy and dietary fat intake, promoting weight loss...
  35. ncbi request reprint Mail and phone interventions for weight loss in a managed-care setting: weigh-to-be 2-year outcomes
    N E Sherwood
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1565-73. 2006
    ..Evaluate effectiveness of weight-loss interventions in a managed care setting...
  36. ncbi request reprint Obesity prevention: the case for action
    S Kumanyika
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:425-36. 2002