Thomas R Prohaska

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, public health, and aging: critical issues and research priorities
    Thomas Prohaska
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois, 1747 West Roosevelt Road, Room 558 M C275, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S267-73. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Walking and the preservation of cognitive function in older populations
    Thomas R Prohaska
    Institute for Health Research and Policy MC275, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 West Roosevelt Road, Suite 558, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Gerontologist 49:S86-93. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Environmental correlates of overweight and obesity in community residing older adults
    Amy R Eisenstein
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    J Aging Health 23:994-1009. 2011
  4. pmc Mobility and aging: new directions for public health action
    William A Satariano
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1508-15. 2012
  5. pmc Prevalence and determinants of physical activity and fluid intake in kidney transplant recipients
    Elisa J Gordon
    Department of Surgery, Transplant Surgery Division, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Transplant 24:E69-81. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of implementing the Strong for Life program in community settings
    Caryn D Etkin
    Center for Research on Health and Aging, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Gerontologist 46:284-92. 2006
  7. doi request reprint The longitudinal relationship between depression and walking behavior in older Latinos: The "¡Caminemos!" study
    Rosalba Hernandez
    Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Aging Health 25:319-41. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Hospital health promotion: swimming or sinking in an upstream business?
    Lori L Hilgerson
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Health Promot Pract 4:56-63. 2003
  9. pmc Self-care strategies and barriers among kidney transplant recipients: a qualitative study
    Elisa J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Organ Transplantation, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Chronic Illn 5:75-91. 2009
  10. pmc Challenges and opportunities in recruiting and retaining underrepresented populations into health promotion research
    Jan Warren-Findlow
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Gerontologist 43:37-46. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Gerontological Public Health Training Program
    Thomas Prohaska; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, public health, and aging: critical issues and research priorities
    Thomas Prohaska
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois, 1747 West Roosevelt Road, Room 558 M C275, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S267-73. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Walking and the preservation of cognitive function in older populations
    Thomas R Prohaska
    Institute for Health Research and Policy MC275, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 West Roosevelt Road, Suite 558, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Gerontologist 49:S86-93. 2009
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  3. doi request reprint Environmental correlates of overweight and obesity in community residing older adults
    Amy R Eisenstein
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    J Aging Health 23:994-1009. 2011
    ..This study examines the role of environmental correlates of overweight and obesity among older adults independent of walking activity and lower body function...
  4. pmc Mobility and aging: new directions for public health action
    William A Satariano
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1508-15. 2012
    ..New strategies for research, practice, and policy are needed to move beyond categorical promotion programs in walking and driving to establish a comprehensive program to enhance safe mobility in all its forms...
  5. pmc Prevalence and determinants of physical activity and fluid intake in kidney transplant recipients
    Elisa J Gordon
    Department of Surgery, Transplant Surgery Division, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Transplant 24:E69-81. 2010
    ..Self-care for kidney transplantation is recommended to maintain kidney function. Little is known about levels of self-care practices and demographic, psychosocial, and health-related correlates...
  6. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of implementing the Strong for Life program in community settings
    Caryn D Etkin
    Center for Research on Health and Aging, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Gerontologist 46:284-92. 2006
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The longitudinal relationship between depression and walking behavior in older Latinos: The "¡Caminemos!" study
    Rosalba Hernandez
    Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Aging Health 25:319-41. 2013
    ..This study sought to evaluate the relationship between baseline depression and prospective engagement in walking and exercise behavior after enrollment in an exercise intervention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hospital health promotion: swimming or sinking in an upstream business?
    Lori L Hilgerson
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Health Promot Pract 4:56-63. 2003
    ..Although moving upstream with health promotion, an analysis of program content suggests modifications may be necessary in order to serve as effective interventions for health priorities...
  9. pmc Self-care strategies and barriers among kidney transplant recipients: a qualitative study
    Elisa J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Organ Transplantation, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Chronic Illn 5:75-91. 2009
    ..We also examined attitudes about, barriers to undertaking, and strategies used to initiate and maintain adequate self-care for fluid intake, exercise and dietary practices...
  10. pmc Challenges and opportunities in recruiting and retaining underrepresented populations into health promotion research
    Jan Warren-Findlow
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Gerontologist 43:37-46. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Pilot test of an attribution retraining intervention to raise walking levels in sedentary older adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1842-6. 2007
    ..To pilot test a new behavioral intervention to increase walking in sedentary older adults...
  12. pmc The relationship between expectations for aging and physical activity among older adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif 90095 1687, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:911-5. 2005
    ..New strategies to increase physical activity among sedentary older adults are urgently needed...

Research Grants2

  1. Gerontological Public Health Training Program
    Thomas Prohaska; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....