Thomas R Prohaska
Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
- Physical activity, public health, and aging: critical issues and research prioritiesThomas 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
- Walking and the preservation of cognitive function in older populationsThomas 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....
- Environmental correlates of overweight and obesity in community residing older adultsAmy 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...
- Mobility and aging: new directions for public health actionWilliam 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...
- Prevalence and determinants of physical activity and fluid intake in kidney transplant recipientsElisa 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...
- Feasibility of implementing the Strong for Life program in community settingsCaryn D Etkin
Center for Research on Health and Aging, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Gerontologist 46:284-92. 2006....
- The longitudinal relationship between depression and walking behavior in older Latinos: The "¡Caminemos!" studyRosalba 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...
- 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...
- Self-care strategies and barriers among kidney transplant recipients: a qualitative studyElisa 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...
- Challenges and opportunities in recruiting and retaining underrepresented populations into health promotion researchJan Warren-Findlow
School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
Gerontologist 43:37-46. 2003....
- Pilot test of an attribution retraining intervention to raise walking levels in sedentary older adultsCatherine 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...
- The relationship between expectations for aging and physical activity among older adultsCatherine 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...
- Gerontological Public Health Training ProgramThomas Prohaska; Fiscal Year: 2007....