Kathryn Schmitz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Physical Activity and Lymphedema (the PAL trial): assessing the safety of progressive strength training in breast cancer survivors
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:233-45. 2009
  2. pmc Safety of weightlifting among women with or at risk for breast cancer-related lymphedema: musculoskeletal injuries and health care use in a weightlifting rehabilitation trial
    Justin C Brown
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Oncologist 17:1120-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Prospective surveillance and management of cardiac toxicity and health in breast cancer survivors
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Abramson Cancer Center, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer 118:2270-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of breast cancer treatment sequelae over 6 years of follow-up: the Pulling Through Study
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Cancer 118:2217-25. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint The intersection of cancer and aging: establishing the need for breast cancer rehabilitation
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 921 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:866-72. 2007
  6. pmc Balancing lymphedema risk: exercise versus deconditioning for breast cancer survivors
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, 19104 6021, United States
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 38:17-24. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Exercise effect on oxidative stress is independent of change in estrogen metabolism
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:220-3. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Risks and benefits of physical activity among breast cancer survivors who have completed treatment
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 6:221-38. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of physical activity with reproductive hormones: the Penn Ovarian Aging Study
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, 423 Guardian Drive, 921 Blockley Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2042-7. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Weight lifting for women at risk for breast cancer-related lymphedema: a randomized trial
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    JAMA 304:2699-705. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Strength Training for Obesity Prevention
    Kathryn Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Physical Activity and Lymphedema Project (PAL Trial)
    Kathryn Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. WISER Sister
    Kathryn Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. WISER Sister
    Kathryn H Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. pmc Physical Activity and Lymphedema (the PAL trial): assessing the safety of progressive strength training in breast cancer survivors
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:233-45. 2009
    ..The purpose of this report is to provide detail regarding the study design, statistical design, and protocol of the PAL trial...
  2. pmc Safety of weightlifting among women with or at risk for breast cancer-related lymphedema: musculoskeletal injuries and health care use in a weightlifting rehabilitation trial
    Justin C Brown
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Oncologist 17:1120-8. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Prospective surveillance and management of cardiac toxicity and health in breast cancer survivors
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Abramson Cancer Center, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer 118:2270-6. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of breast cancer treatment sequelae over 6 years of follow-up: the Pulling Through Study
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Cancer 118:2217-25. 2012
    ..Prior studies have been limited to single issues and lacked long-term follow-up. The Pulling Through Study provides data on prevalence of adverse effects in breast cancer survivors followed over 6 years...
  5. ncbi request reprint The intersection of cancer and aging: establishing the need for breast cancer rehabilitation
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 921 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:866-72. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Balancing lymphedema risk: exercise versus deconditioning for breast cancer survivors
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, 19104 6021, United States
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 38:17-24. 2010
    ..This may lead to deconditioning and, ironically, the very outcome women seek to avoid. Recently published studies run counter to these guidelines...
  7. doi request reprint Exercise effect on oxidative stress is independent of change in estrogen metabolism
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:220-3. 2008
    ..The purpose of the study is to determine the effect of 15 weeks of aerobic exercise on lipid peroxidation, endogenous estrogens, and body composition in young, healthy eumenorrheic women...
  8. doi request reprint Risks and benefits of physical activity among breast cancer survivors who have completed treatment
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 6:221-38. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of physical activity with reproductive hormones: the Penn Ovarian Aging Study
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, 423 Guardian Drive, 921 Blockley Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2042-7. 2007
    ..Few studies have examined associations of physical activity on hormone levels. None have examined the potential effect of the menopausal transition on the associations between physical activity and reproductive hormone levels...
  10. doi request reprint Weight lifting for women at risk for breast cancer-related lymphedema: a randomized trial
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    JAMA 304:2699-705. 2010
    ..Clinical guidelines for breast cancer survivors without lymphedema advise against upper body exercise, preventing them from obtaining established health benefits of weight lifting...
  11. doi request reprint Physical activity and breast cancer survivorship
    Kathryn Schmitz
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 903 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 186:189-215. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint Exercise for secondary prevention of breast cancer: moving from evidence to changing clinical practice
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 423 Guardian Drive, 8th floor Blockley, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:476-80. 2011
    ..On the basis of cardiac rehabilitation, a model is proposed to integrate exercise prescription into breast cancer survivor clinical care, with referral to community-based programs for most women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of IGF axis hormones with waist-to-hip ratio varies by physical activity
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 903 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    In Vivo 25:245-50. 2011
    ..Reports of the relationship between adiposity and IGF-axis hormones vary widely. This study hypothesized that physical activity levels modify the association of IGF axis hormones with adiposity...
  14. doi request reprint Weight lifting in women with breast-cancer-related lymphedema
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:664-73. 2009
    ..Weight lifting has generally been proscribed for women with breast-cancer-related lymphedema, preventing them from obtaining the well-established health benefits of weight lifting, including increases in bone density...
  15. doi request reprint Exercise lowers estrogen and progesterone levels in premenopausal women at high risk of breast cancer
    D A Kossman
    National Analysts Worldwide, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Appl Physiol 111:1687-93. 2011
    ..The results suggest value in exercise interventions to reduce hormone levels in high-risk women with few side effects and the potential for incremental benefits to surgical or pharmacologic interventions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Strength training and adiposity in premenopausal women: strong, healthy, and empowered study
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:566-72. 2007
    ..5-1 kg yearly, most of which is fat. Because few midlife women participate in strength training, this mode of activity may be a novel intervention for preventing age-associated fat increases in this population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of team sport participation on genetic predisposition to adolescent smoking progression
    Janet Audrain-McGovern
    Tobacco Use Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:433-41. 2006
    ..There is much to be learned about why some adolescents progress to a regular smoking habit and others do not...
  18. doi request reprint Changes in the Body Image and Relationship Scale following a one-year strength training trial for breast cancer survivors with or at risk for lymphedema
    Rebecca M Speck
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 423 Guardian Drive, Blockley Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 121:421-30. 2010
    ..Evidence suggests the intervention was beneficial regardless of prior diagnosis of lymphedema. Strength and QOL improvements did not mediate the observed intervention effects...
  19. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of weight training in recent breast cancer survivors to alter body composition, insulin, and insulin-like growth factor axis proteins
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology University of Pennsylvania 423 Guardian Drive, 9th Floor Blockley Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19072 215 898 0901
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1672-80. 2005
    ..This randomized controlled trial assessed the safety and effects of twice-weekly weight training among recent breast cancer survivors. Outcomes included body size and biomarkers hypothesized to link exercise and breast cancer risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Controlled physical activity trials in cancer survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Drive, 9th Floor Blockley Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19072, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1588-95. 2005
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  21. doi request reprint The body image and relationships scale: development and validation of a measure of body image in female breast cancer survivors
    Julia M Hormes
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:1269-74. 2008
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  22. doi request reprint Geographic recruitment of breast cancer survivors into community-based exercise interventions
    Amy Rogerino
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1413-20. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to report various methods used to recruit breast cancer survivors into an exercise intervention that attempts to address both of these challenges...
  23. doi request reprint Effect of physical activity on nonmelanoma skin cancer risk in kidney, liver, and pancreatic transplant patients
    Faith Miller Whalen
    Department of Medicine, Crozer Chester Medical Center, Upland, Pennsylvania, USA
    Dermatol Surg 36:1510-3. 2010
    ..Physical activity has been associated with a lower risk of cancer, including melanoma, but the effect has not yet been assessed for nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC)...
  24. doi request reprint An update of controlled physical activity trials in cancer survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rebecca M Speck
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:87-100. 2010
    ..This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates the extent to which physical activity during and post treatment is appropriate and effective across the cancer control continuum...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of physical activity on menopausal symptoms among urban women
    Deborah B Nelson
    Department of Public Health, College of Health Professions, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:50-8. 2008
    ..To determine whether physical activity, measured by expended kilocalories per week (kcal.wk), decreases the risk of menopausal symptoms among African American and Caucasian women...
  26. doi request reprint Assessment and outcomes of HealthPartners 10,000 Steps program in an academic work site
    Rebecca M Speck
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:741-50. 2010
    ..Results suggest elements of feasibility and acceptability but limited potential for physical activity behavior change. Future studies should assess pre-enrollment ADS and barriers to retaining participants...
  27. doi request reprint Barriers and motivators for strength training among women of color and Caucasian women
    Maureen O'Dougherty
    Department of Food Sciences and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, 1334 Eckles Avenue, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Women Health 47:41-62. 2008
    ..Major impediments to adherence included competing obligations and related scheduling difficulties; life transitions; and declining or insufficient social motivators...
  28. pmc But I like PE: factors associated with enjoyment of physical education class in middle school girls
    Daheia J Barr-Anderson
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 79:18-27. 2008
    ..Findings suggest that efforts to enhance girls' self-efficacy and perceived benefits and to provide a supportive PE class environment that promotes gender equality can potentially increase PE class enjoyment among young girls...
  29. pmc Physical activity in young adults and incident hypertension over 15 years of follow-up: the CARDIA study
    Emily D Parker
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:703-9. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the relation between physical activity and incident hypertension in young adults over 15 years of follow-up in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults study...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of weight training on quality of life in recent breast cancer survivors: the Weight Training for Breast Cancer Survivors (WTBS) study
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 106:2076-83. 2006
    ..However, the effects of weight training on psychological benefits are unknown. We sought to examine the effects of weight training on changes in QOL and depressive symptoms in recent breast cancer survivors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Lack of association of physical activity and obesity with incident pancreatic cancer in elderly women
    Penny J Sinner
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Suite 300, 1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1571-3. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Functional limitations in elderly female cancer survivors
    Carol Sweeney
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:521-9. 2006
    ..The elderly population, including many who are long-term cancer survivors, is increasing. Aspects of quality of life in elderly cancer survivors are not well understood...
  33. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of weight training and lymphedema in breast cancer survivors
    Rehana L Ahmed
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2765-72. 2006
    ..We examined effects of supervised upper- and lower-body weight training on the incidence and symptoms of lymphedema in 45 breast cancer survivors who participated in the Weight Training for Breast Cancer Survivors study...
  34. ncbi request reprint Vascular structure and function in women: relationship with body mass index
    Thomas P Olson
    Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:487-92. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare endothelial function in lean (body mass index [BMI]=18.0-24.9 kg/m2); overweight (BMI=25-29.9 kg/m2); and obese (BMI>30 kg/m2), healthy, eumenorrheic women...
  35. pmc Associations of body size and composition with physical activity in adolescent girls
    Timothy G Lohman
    Department of Physiology and Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1175-81. 2006
    ..To examine whether components of body composition (size, fat mass, and fat-free mass) were related to physical activity...
  36. pmc Improvements in heart health behaviors and reduction in coronary artery disease risk factors in urban teenaged girls through a school-based intervention: the PATH program
    Marcia Bayne-Smith
    Department of Urban Studies, Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing 11367, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1538-43. 2004
    ..We sought to assess the effects of a school-based intervention program on cardiovascular disease risk factors in urban girls...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of a brief questionnaire to assess television viewing and computer use by middle school children
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Sch Health 74:370-7. 2004
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  38. pmc Travel by walking before and after school and physical activity among adolescent girls
    Brit I Saksvig
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:153-8. 2007
    ..To examine how "travel by walking" before and after school contributes to total physical activity of adolescent girls...
  39. ncbi request reprint Differences in resting metabolic rate between white and African-American young adults
    Teresa A Sharp
    Center for Human Nutrition, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Obes Res 10:726-32. 2002
    ..A reported lower resting metabolic rate (RMR) in African-American women than in white women could explain the higher prevalence of obesity in the former group. Little information is available on RMR in African-American men...
  40. ncbi request reprint The association of physical activity with lung cancer incidence in a cohort of older women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Penny Sinner
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2359-63. 2006
    ..We examined the potential association between physical activity and lung cancer in women...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effects of a 9-month strength training intervention on insulin, insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I, IGF-binding protein (IGFBP)-1, and IGFBP-3 in 30-50-year-old women
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1597-604. 2002
    ..Strength training produced favorable changes in several proposed cancer risk factors. The importance of these changes to long-term cancer prognosis, diagnosis, and/or recurrence remains to be determined...
  42. ncbi request reprint Preventing overestimation of pixels in computed tomography assessment of visceral fat
    Aaron M Potretzke
    Endocrine Research Unit, 5 194 Joseph, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Obes Res 12:1698-701. 2004
    ..Our objective was to compare in-house and commercially available software for quantitative measurement of abdominal fat distribution. In the process, we encountered some unexpected problems...
  43. ncbi request reprint The relationship of weight-related perceptions, goals, and behaviors with fruit and vegetable consumption in young adolescents
    Alana A Nystrom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 40:203-8. 2005
    ..The effect of dieting and weight-control perceptions, goals, and behaviors on food intake, including fruit and vegetable (F&V) consumption, is not completely understood. We examined these associations in 1,755 young adolescents...
  44. pmc Comparison of two approaches to structured physical activity surveys for adolescents
    Robert G McMurray
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, CB 8700, Fetzer Gym, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8700, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:2135-43. 2004
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  45. pmc School-level intraclass correlation for physical activity in adolescent girls
    David M Murray
    Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152 3230, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:876-82. 2004
    ..As a result, we conducted a substudy to estimate the school-level ICC for intensity-weighted minutes of MVPA measured using an accelerometer...
  46. ncbi request reprint Physical inactivity: direct cost to a health plan
    Nancy A Garrett
    Health Services Analysis and Reporting, HealthPartners, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:304-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the total medical expenditures attributable to physical inactivity patterns among members of a large health plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota...
  47. pmc Predicting energy expenditure from accelerometry counts in adolescent girls
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:155-61. 2005
    ..We concurrently assessed energy expenditure and accelerometer counts during physical activities on adolescent girls to develop an equation to predict energy expenditure...
  48. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of physical activity and sedentary leisure habits in young adolescents: the Teens Eating for Energy and Nutrition at School study
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Prev Med 34:266-78. 2002
    ..The purpose of this paper was to examine associations of demographic and psychosocial factors with self-reported PA and SLH in young adolescents...
  49. ncbi request reprint Interactions between insulin, body fat, and insulin-like growth factor axis proteins
    Rehana L Ahmed
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:593-7. 2007
    ..The etiology of hormonally related cancers, such as breast and colon, has been linked to hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance, the insulin-like growth factor (IGF) axis, and obesity...
  50. pmc School-level intraclass correlation for physical activity in sixth grade girls
    David M Murray
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:926-36. 2006
    ..We report the school-level intraclass correlation (ICC) for MVPA from the TAAG baseline survey of sixth grade girls and describe the relationship between the schedule of data collection and the ICC...
  51. ncbi request reprint Moderate resistance training and vascular health in overweight women
    Thomas P Olson
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1558-64. 2006
    ..Thus, the aim of this study was to examine the effects of 1 yr of resistance training (RT) on vascular structure and function in overweight but otherwise healthy eumenorrheic women...
  52. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and risk of incident colorectal cancer
    Rehana L Ahmed
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer 107:28-36. 2006
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  53. pmc Physical activities in adolescent girls: variability in energy expenditure
    Karin A Pfeiffer
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:328-31. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the variability in energy expenditure for selected physical activities among adolescent girls...
  54. pmc Objectively measured physical activity in sixth-grade girls
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1262-8. 2006
    ..To describe the objectively measured physical activity characteristics of a diverse sample of sixth-grade girls, to examine influences on physical activity, and to report compliance with physical activity guidelines...
  55. pmc Weekend and weekday patterns of physical activity in overweight and normal-weight adolescent girls
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1782-8. 2007
    ..To describe the patterns (specifically comparing weekdays and weekends classified by intensities) of physical activity (PA) measured by accelerometry in adolescent girls...
  56. ncbi request reprint Tennis, anyone? On the value of sustainable, vigorous physical activity and long-term studies
    David R Jacobs
    Am J Med 112:733-4. 2002

Research Grants11

  1. Strength Training for Obesity Prevention
    Kathryn Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The long-term implication of success in this efficacy trial would be that this modest behavior change could prevent the fat gains and associated co-morbidities commonly observed in midlife women. ..
  2. Physical Activity and Lymphedema Project (PAL Trial)
    Kathryn Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The knowledge gained from this study may impact recommendations for therapeutic regimens, participation in activities of daily living, and recommendations for exercise for health promotion in BrCa survivors. ..
  3. WISER Sister
    Kathryn Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  4. WISER Sister
    Kathryn H Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....