Andrea Kriska

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Striving for a more active community. Lessons from the diabetes prevention program and beyond
    Andrea Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:6-7. 2002
  2. pmc Daily physical activity predicts degree of insulin resistance: a cross-sectional observational study using the 2003-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Rachael K Nelson
    School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:10. 2013
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, physical fitness, and insulin and glucose concentrations in an isolated Native Canadian population experiencing rapid lifestyle change
    A M Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1787-92. 2001
  5. doi request reprint Physical activity and the prevention of type II diabetes
    Andrea M Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 7:182-4. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and gallbladder disease determined by ultrasonography
    Andrea M Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1927-32. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle intervention for the prevention of type 2 diabetes: translation and future recommendations
    Andrea M Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 4:113-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, obesity, and the incidence of type 2 diabetes in a high-risk population
    Andrea M Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:669-75. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Can a physically active lifestyle prevent type 2 diabetes?
    Andrea Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 31:132-7. 2003
  10. pmc First versus repeat treatment with a lifestyle intervention program: attendance and weight loss outcomes
    E M Venditti
    Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1537-44. 2008

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Striving for a more active community. Lessons from the diabetes prevention program and beyond
    Andrea Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:6-7. 2002
  2. pmc Daily physical activity predicts degree of insulin resistance: a cross-sectional observational study using the 2003-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Rachael K Nelson
    School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:10. 2013
    ..This study examined the independent association of objectively measured physical activity on insulin resistance while controlling for confounding variables including: cardiorespiratory fitness, adiposity, sex, age, and smoking status...
  3. 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
    ..abstract:..
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, physical fitness, and insulin and glucose concentrations in an isolated Native Canadian population experiencing rapid lifestyle change
    A M Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1787-92. 2001
    ..The purpose of this effort was to examine the relation between activity and fitness and obesity and glucose concentrations in such a unique population...
  5. doi request reprint Physical activity and the prevention of type II diabetes
    Andrea M Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 7:182-4. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and gallbladder disease determined by ultrasonography
    Andrea M Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1927-32. 2007
    ..Several prospective studies have suggested that physical activity may decrease the risk for symptomatic gallbladder disease. None of these studies were able to include subjects with asymptomatic gallstones in their case group...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle intervention for the prevention of type 2 diabetes: translation and future recommendations
    Andrea M Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 4:113-8. 2004
    ..After a description of the key lifestyle components of these clinical trials is provided, a discussion of possible suggestions for implementing these findings in the broader community setting is presented...
  8. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, obesity, and the incidence of type 2 diabetes in a high-risk population
    Andrea M Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:669-75. 2003
    ..05 in women only). These results suggest that the adoption and maintenance of a physically active lifestyle can play a significant role in preventing type 2 diabetes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Can a physically active lifestyle prevent type 2 diabetes?
    Andrea Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 31:132-7. 2003
    ..The flexibility of this goal will make it easier to adopt by individuals of all ages and backgrounds and has the potential for being maintained over time...
  10. pmc First versus repeat treatment with a lifestyle intervention program: attendance and weight loss outcomes
    E M Venditti
    Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1537-44. 2008
    ..This study compares the effects of the lifestyle program between participants who had previous exposure and those who had not...
  11. pmc Sedentary behavior and physical activity in youth with recent onset of type 2 diabetes
    Andrea Kriska
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e850-6. 2013
    ..This article describes PA and sedentary time in a large cohort of youth with type 2 diabetes and compares these levels with other large-scale investigations...
  12. doi request reprint The effect of various intensities of physical activity and chronic inflammation in men and women by diabetes status in a national sample
    Marquis Hawkins
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 97:e6-8. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that focusing on increasing MVPA, relative to LPA, may have a greater impact on inflammation regardless of diabetes status...
  13. pmc Neighborhood and weight-related health behaviors in the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    Tiffany L Gary-Webb
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:312. 2010
    ..This study aims to conduct a multi-level analysis to examine the relationship between neighborhood SES and weight-related health behaviors...
  14. pmc Glucose intolerance by race and ethnicity in the U.S. Virgin Islands
    Eugene S Tull
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:135-42. 2002
    ..The prevalence of diabetes for African Americans residing in the U.S. Virgin Islands is similar to rates for the African-American population on the United States mainland and is double that of estimates for blacks on neighboring islands...
  15. ncbi request reprint Skeletal muscle fatigue, strength, and quality in the elderly: the Health ABC Study
    Andreas Katsiaras
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Appl Physiol 99:210-6. 2005
    ..In conclusion, older men were more fatigue resistant than women, although in both men and women greater fatigue was not related to muscle weakness...
  16. doi request reprint Role of physical activity in diabetes management and prevention
    Charlotte Hayes
    Nutrition Services, Open Hand Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30324, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:S19-23. 2008
    ..This information can be used by clinicians to make safe and effective recommendations for integrating physical activity/exercise into self-management plans for individuals with diabetes or at risk for its development...
  17. pmc Achieving weight and activity goals among diabetes prevention program lifestyle participants
    Rena R Wing
    Prevention Program Coordinating Center, The Biostatistics Center, George Washington University, 6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 750, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Obes Res 12:1426-34. 2004
    ..This paper examines demographic, psychosocial, and behavioral factors related to achieving weight loss and physical activity goals in the DPP lifestyle participants...
  18. pmc Body size and shape changes and the risk of diabetes in the diabetes prevention program
    Wilfred Y Fujimoto
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Diabetes 56:1680-5. 2007
    ..Reduced diabetes risk with lifestyle intervention may have been through effects upon both overall body fat and central body fat but with metformin appeared to be independent of body fat...
  19. pmc Relation of central adiposity and body mass index to the development of diabetes in the Diabetes Prevention Program
    George A Bray
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1212-8. 2008
    ..Greater central adiposity is related to the risk of diabetes...
  20. pmc Extension of type 2 diabetes genome-wide association scan results in the diabetes prevention program
    Allan F Moore
    Center for Human Genetic Research, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 57:2503-10. 2008
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  21. pmc Physical activity levels before and after a diagnosis of breast carcinoma: the Health, Eating, Activity, and Lifestyle (HEAL) study
    Melinda L Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Cancer 97:1746-57. 2003
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Research Grants3

  1. An Objective Measure of Physical Activity in the DPPOS: the Accelerometry Ancilla
    Andrea M Kriska; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will likely never have the opportunity to investigate this question in a randomized clinical trial of diabetes prevention again. Therefore, we have convened a team of investigators to carry out this unique project. ..
  2. An Objective Measure of Physical Activity in the DPPOS: the Accelerometry Ancilla
    Andrea M Kriska; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application is contingent on the future funding of the second cycle of the DPP follow-up. ..