Deborah F Tate
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- A randomized trial comparing human e-mail counseling, computer-automated tailored counseling, and no counseling in an Internet weight loss programDeborah F Tate
Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Arch Intern Med 166:1620-5. 2006..Several studies have shown that e-mail counseling improves weight loss achieved in self-directed Internet programs. Computer-tailored feedback offers a population-based alternative to human e-mail counseling...
- Cost effectiveness of internet interventions: review and recommendationsDeborah F Tate
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
Ann Behav Med 38:40-5. 2009..Cost effectiveness of Internet interventions is one of the most frequently cited reasons for developing such treatments...
- Replacing caloric beverages with water or diet beverages for weight loss in adults: main results of the Choose Healthy Options Consciously Everyday (CHOICE) randomized clinical trialDeborah F Tate
Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 95:555-63. 2012..Replacement of caloric beverages with noncaloric beverages may be a simple strategy for promoting modest weight reduction; however, the effectiveness of this strategy is not known...
- The effect of a motivational intervention on weight loss is moderated by level of baseline controlled motivationKelly H Webber
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:4. 2010..Previous research has found that, in general, higher levels of controlled motivation are detrimental to behavior change while higher levels of autonomous motivation improve the likelihood of behavior modification...
- A series of studies examining Internet treatment of obesity to inform Internet interventions for substance use and misuseDeborah F Tate
Departments of Health Behavior and Health Education and Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
Subst Use Misuse 46:57-65. 2011..Outcomes and lessons learned with application to the treatment of substance use and misuse are provided...
- Novel approaches to obesity prevention: effects of game enjoyment and game type on energy expenditure in active video gamesElizabeth J Lyons
Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
J Diabetes Sci Technol 6:839-48. 2012..This study compared exercise-themed and game-themed active games to investigate differences in energy expenditure and enjoyment...
- Does diet-beverage intake affect dietary consumption patterns? Results from the Choose Healthy Options Consciously Everyday (CHOICE) randomized clinical trialCarmen Piernas
Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 97:604-11. 2013..Little is understood about the effect of increased consumption of low-calorie sweeteners in diet beverages on dietary patterns and energy intake...
- Energy intake and expenditure during sedentary screen time and motion-controlled video gamingElizabeth J Lyons
Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 96:234-9. 2012..Motion-controlled video games (MC) may be a healthier alternative to sedentary screen-based activities because of higher energy expenditures, but little is known about the effects of these games on energy intakes...
- Pounds Off Digitally study: a randomized podcasting weight-loss interventionGabrielle M Turner-McGrievy
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7461, USA
Am J Prev Med 37:263-9. 2009..As obesity rates rise, new weight-loss methods are needed. Little is known about the use of podcasting (audio files for a portable music player or computer) to promote weight loss, despite its growing popularity...
- Knowledge and perceptions among overweight and obese employees about lifestyle-related health benefit changesJiang Li
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
N C Med J 72:183-90. 2011..We investigated perceptions among overweight and obese state employees about changes to health insurance that were designed to reduce the scope of health benefits for employees who are obese or who smoke...
- Do motion controllers make action video games less sedentary? A randomized experimentElizabeth J Lyons
Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
J Obes 2012:852147. 2012..However, some games produce small but significant increases in energy expenditure, which may benefit health by decreasing sedentary behavior...
- Long-term weight losses associated with prescription of higher physical activity goals. Are higher levels of physical activity protective against weight regain?Deborah F Tate
Department of Health Behavior Health Education and Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 85:954-9. 2007..High levels of exercise may be necessary for long-term maintenance of weight loss...
- A social media-based physical activity intervention: a randomized controlled trialDavid N Cavallo
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Am J Prev Med 43:527-32. 2012..This combination of reach and functionality makes online social networks a promising intervention platform for increasing physical activity...
- Energy expenditure and enjoyment during video game play: differences by game typeElizabeth J Lyons
Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1987-93. 2011....
- The effect of weight loss on health, productivity, and medical expenditures among overweight employeesMarcel Bilger
Health Services and Systems Research Program, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Med Care 51:471-7. 2013..To test whether overweight or obese employees who achieve clinically significant weight loss of ≥5% have reduced medical expenditures, absenteeism, presenteeism, and/or improved Health-Related Quality Of Life (HRQOL)...
- Family ties to health program: a randomized intervention to improve vegetable intake in childrenRachel G Tabak
George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 44:166-71. 2012..Evaluate a home-based intervention targeted toward parents to improve vegetable intake in preschool-aged children...
- Motivation for participating in a weight loss program and financial incentives: an analysis from a randomized trialMelissa M Crane
Department of Health Behavior, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1700 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Campus Box 7294, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
J Obes 2012:290589. 2012..Future studies are needed to evaluate the magnitude and timing of incentives to more fully understand the relationship between incentives and motivation...
- Organizational- and employee-level recruitment into a worksite-based weight loss studyLaura Linnan
University of North Carolina Gillings School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
Clin Trials 9:215-25. 2012..Overweight and obesity are associated with diminished health, productivity, and increased medical costs for employers. Worksite-based weight loss interventions are desirable from both employee and employer perspectives...
- The childcare environment and children's physical activityJulie K Bower
Department of Nutrition, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:23-9. 2008..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between the childcare environment and physical activity behavior of preschool children...
- Physical activity and weight loss: does prescribing higher physical activity goals improve outcome?Robert W Jeffery
Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 78:684-9. 2003..Recommending increased physical activity facilitates long-term weight loss, but the optimal level of physical activity to recommend is unknown...
- Long-term weight gain prevention: a theoretically based Internet approachRichard A Winett
Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0436, USA
Prev Med 41:629-41. 2005....
- The efficacy of a technology-based system in a short-term behavioral weight loss interventionKristen M Polzien
Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Health and Physical Activity, 140 Trees Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:825-30. 2007..The objective was to examine the efficacy of adding a technology-based program to an in-person, behavioral weight loss intervention...
- Effects of Internet behavioral counseling on weight loss in adults at risk for type 2 diabetes: a randomized trialDeborah F Tate
Brown University School of Medicine Miriam Hospital, Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI 02906, USA
JAMA 289:1833-6. 2003..Weight loss programs on the Internet appear promising for short-term weight loss but have not been studied for weight loss in individuals at risk of type 2 diabetes; thus, the longer-term efficacy is unknown...
- A comparison of Internet and print-based physical activity interventionsBess H Marcus
The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Arch Intern Med 167:944-9. 2007..Using the Internet to deliver a tailored physical activity intervention offers an alternative to print that might be available to larger populations at a lower cost...
- STOP regain: are there negative effects of daily weighing?Rena R Wing
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 75:652-6. 2007..03). Daily weighing appears to be an important aspect of weight loss maintenance and was not associated with adverse psychological effects...
- A self-regulation program for maintenance of weight lossRena R Wing
Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
N Engl J Med 355:1563-71. 2006..We developed a maintenance program based on self-regulation theory and tested the efficacy of delivering the program face to face or over the Internet...
- A pilot study testing the effect of different levels of financial incentives on weight loss among overweight employeesEric A Finkelstein
RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
J Occup Environ Med 49:981-9. 2007..To test the ability of two levels of modest financial incentives to encourage weight loss among overweight employees...
- Computer and Internet applications for psychological treatment: update for cliniciansDeborah F Tate
Brown Medical School, Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02806, USA
J Clin Psychol 60:209-20. 2004..General practice recommendations are given with an emphasis on ways to encourage use of the Internet as an information and communication tool as an adjunct to regular psychotherapy...
- Failure to meet weight loss expectations does not impact maintenance in successful weight losersAmy A Gorin
Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3086-90. 2007..The objective was to examine whether having a weight loss experience that lives up to one's expectations is related to maintenance in a group of successful weight losers participating in the STOP Regain trial...
- Motivational interviewing in internet groups: a pilot study for weight lossKelly H Webber
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Kentucky, 212A Funkhouser, Lexington, KY 40506 0054, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:1029-32. 2008..51, P<0.05). This study suggests that motivational interviewing techniques are acceptable and may be useful for targeting and maintaining motivation in online weight-loss groups...
- Enhanced Internet Behavior Therapy for Treating ObesityDeborah Tate; Fiscal Year: 2005..This study utilizes an innovative approach and extends our programmatic research on the development of a cognitive-behavioral Internet treatment for obesity. ..