Wendy C King

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Associations between physical activity and mental health among bariatric surgical candidates
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Pittsburgh 15261, USA
    J Psychosom Res 74:161-9. 2013
  2. pmc The importance of preoperative and postoperative physical activity counseling in bariatric surgery
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 41:26-35. 2013
  3. pmc Walking capacity of bariatric surgery candidates
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:48-59. 2012
  4. pmc Pre- to postoperative changes in physical activity: report from the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery-2 (LABS-2)
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:522-32. 2012
  5. pmc Prevalence of alcohol use disorders before and after bariatric surgery
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    JAMA 307:2516-25. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Objective measures of neighborhood environment and physical activity in older women
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:461-9. 2005
  7. pmc Physical activity levels of patients undergoing bariatric surgery in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery study
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:721-8. 2008
  8. pmc Distribution of 10-year and lifetime predicted risk for cardiovascular disease prior to surgery in the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery-2 study
    Rachel H Mackey
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1130-7. 2012
  9. pmc Weight change and health outcomes at 3 years after bariatric surgery among individuals with severe obesity
    Anita P Courcoulas
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    JAMA 310:2416-25. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship between convenience of destinations and walking levels in older women
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:74-82. 2003

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Associations between physical activity and mental health among bariatric surgical candidates
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Pittsburgh 15261, USA
    J Psychosom Res 74:161-9. 2013
    ..To examine associations between physical activity (PA) and mental health among adults undergoing bariatric surgery...
  2. pmc The importance of preoperative and postoperative physical activity counseling in bariatric surgery
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 41:26-35. 2013
    ..This review provides the rationale for PA counseling in bariatric surgery and describes how to appropriately tailor strategies to preoperative and postoperative patients...
  3. pmc Walking capacity of bariatric surgery candidates
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:48-59. 2012
    ..The setting was multi-institutional at research university hospitals in the United States...
  4. pmc Pre- to postoperative changes in physical activity: report from the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery-2 (LABS-2)
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:522-32. 2012
    ..Numerous studies have reported that bariatric surgery patients report more physical activity (PA) after surgery than before; however, the quality of the PA assessment has been questionable...
  5. pmc Prevalence of alcohol use disorders before and after bariatric surgery
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    JAMA 307:2516-25. 2012
    ..Anecdotal reports suggest bariatric surgery may increase the risk of alcohol use disorder (AUD), but prospective data are lacking...
  6. ncbi request reprint Objective measures of neighborhood environment and physical activity in older women
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:461-9. 2005
    ..Yet, most older women are not regularly active. This study attempts to identify objectively measured attributes of the neighborhood environment that may be associated with physical activity levels in older women...
  7. pmc Physical activity levels of patients undergoing bariatric surgery in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery study
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:721-8. 2008
    ..We also examined the relationships between objectively determined PA level and the patient's body mass index and self-reported purposeful exercise...
  8. pmc Distribution of 10-year and lifetime predicted risk for cardiovascular disease prior to surgery in the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery-2 study
    Rachel H Mackey
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1130-7. 2012
    ..clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=NCT00465829)...
  9. pmc Weight change and health outcomes at 3 years after bariatric surgery among individuals with severe obesity
    Anita P Courcoulas
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    JAMA 310:2416-25. 2013
    ..Severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] ≥35) is associated with a broad range of health risks. Bariatric surgery induces weight loss and short-term health improvements, but little is known about long-term outcomes of these operations...
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship between convenience of destinations and walking levels in older women
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:74-82. 2003
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  11. ncbi request reprint Predictors of weight control advice in primary care practices: patient health and psychosocial characteristics
    Laurey R Simkin-Silverman
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Prev Med 40:71-82. 2005
    ..Past research has surveyed primary care physicians (PCP) about their attitudes and practices towards obese patients, yet less is known about the patients receiving advice...
  12. pmc Reproductive health of women electing bariatric surgery
    Gabriella G Gosman
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:1426-31. 2010
    ..To describe the reproductive health history and characteristics of women having bariatric surgery and to determine whether this differs by age of onset of obesity...
  13. pmc Determining activity monitor wear time: an influential decision rule
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:566-80. 2011
    ..adults) may dictate the duration of monitor inactivity indicative of nonwear. A standardized method for determining appropriate decision rules to identify wear time is needed...
  14. pmc Objectively measured physical activity of USA adults by sex, age, and racial/ethnic groups: a cross-sectional study
    Marquis S Hawkins
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:31. 2009
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  15. pmc Relationship of body mass index with demographic and clinical characteristics in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS)
    Steven H Belle
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:474-80. 2008
    ..BMI is often used to characterize patient risk in bariatric surgery. However, its relationship with other risk factors has not been well characterized...