Deborah F Tate

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial comparing human e-mail counseling, computer-automated tailored counseling, and no counseling in an Internet weight loss program
    Deborah 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
  2. pmc Cost effectiveness of internet interventions: review and recommendations
    Deborah 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
  3. pmc 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 trial
    Deborah 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
  4. pmc The effect of a motivational intervention on weight loss is moderated by level of baseline controlled motivation
    Kelly H Webber
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:4. 2010
  5. doi request reprint A series of studies examining Internet treatment of obesity to inform Internet interventions for substance use and misuse
    Deborah 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
  6. pmc The efficacy of a daily self-weighing weight loss intervention using smart scales and e-mail
    Dori M Steinberg
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1789-97. 2013
  7. pmc Novel approaches to obesity prevention: effects of game enjoyment and game type on energy expenditure in active video games
    Elizabeth 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
  8. pmc The better the story, the bigger the serving: narrative transportation increases snacking during screen time in a randomized trial
    Elizabeth J Lyons
    Department of Nutrition, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:60. 2013
  9. pmc Does diet-beverage intake affect dietary consumption patterns? Results from the Choose Healthy Options Consciously Everyday (CHOICE) randomized clinical trial
    Carmen Piernas
    Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:604-11. 2013
  10. pmc Energy intake and expenditure during sedentary screen time and motion-controlled video gaming
    Elizabeth J Lyons
    Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:234-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial comparing human e-mail counseling, computer-automated tailored counseling, and no counseling in an Internet weight loss program
    Deborah 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...
  2. pmc Cost effectiveness of internet interventions: review and recommendations
    Deborah 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...
  3. pmc 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 trial
    Deborah 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...
  4. pmc The effect of a motivational intervention on weight loss is moderated by level of baseline controlled motivation
    Kelly 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...
  5. doi request reprint A series of studies examining Internet treatment of obesity to inform Internet interventions for substance use and misuse
    Deborah 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...
  6. pmc The efficacy of a daily self-weighing weight loss intervention using smart scales and e-mail
    Dori M Steinberg
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1789-97. 2013
    ..To examine the impact of a weight loss intervention that focused on daily self-weighing for self-monitoring as compared to a delayed control group among 91 overweight adults...
  7. pmc Novel approaches to obesity prevention: effects of game enjoyment and game type on energy expenditure in active video games
    Elizabeth 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...
  8. pmc The better the story, the bigger the serving: narrative transportation increases snacking during screen time in a randomized trial
    Elizabeth J Lyons
    Department of Nutrition, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:60. 2013
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  9. pmc Does diet-beverage intake affect dietary consumption patterns? Results from the Choose Healthy Options Consciously Everyday (CHOICE) randomized clinical trial
    Carmen 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...
  10. pmc Energy intake and expenditure during sedentary screen time and motion-controlled video gaming
    Elizabeth 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Daily self-weighing and adverse psychological outcomes: a randomized controlled trial
    Dori M Steinberg
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill Duke Obesity Prevention Program, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, North Carolina Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:24-9. 2014
    ..Despite evidence that daily self-weighing is an effective strategy for weight control, concerns remain regarding the potential for negative psychological consequences...
  12. pmc Pounds Off Digitally study: a randomized podcasting weight-loss intervention
    Gabrielle 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...
  13. pmc A randomized trial of a Facebook-based physical activity intervention for young adult cancer survivors
    Carmina G Valle
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 7:355-68. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a 12-week, Facebook-based intervention (FITNET) aimed at increasing moderate-to-vigorous intensity PA compared with a Facebook-based self-help comparison (SC) condition...
  14. ncbi request reprint 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...
  15. pmc Do motion controllers make action video games less sedentary? A randomized experiment
    Elizabeth 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and perceptions among overweight and obese employees about lifestyle-related health benefit changes
    Jiang 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...
  17. pmc A social media-based physical activity intervention: a randomized controlled trial
    David 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...
  18. pmc Energy expenditure and enjoyment during video game play: differences by game type
    Elizabeth 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
    ....
  19. pmc Primary care providers' self-efficacy and outcome expectations for childhood obesity counseling
    Lisa M Lowenstein
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Child Obes 9:208-15. 2013
    ..We explored the relationship of providers' self-efficacy, outcome expectations, and practice level support with childhood obesity counseling frequency...
  20. pmc The effect of weight loss on health, productivity, and medical expenditures among overweight employees
    Marcel Bilger
    Health Services and Systems Research Program, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    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)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Family ties to health program: a randomized intervention to improve vegetable intake in children
    Rachel 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...
  22. pmc Motivation for participating in a weight loss program and financial incentives: an analysis from a randomized trial
    Melissa 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...
  23. doi request reprint Organizational- and employee-level recruitment into a worksite-based weight loss study
    Laura 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint The childcare environment and children's physical activity
    Julie 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term weight gain prevention: a theoretically based Internet approach
    Richard A Winett
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0436, USA
    Prev Med 41:629-41. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of a technology-based system in a short-term behavioral weight loss intervention
    Kristen 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of Internet behavioral counseling on weight loss in adults at risk for type 2 diabetes: a randomized trial
    Deborah 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint A self-regulation program for maintenance of weight loss
    Rena 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint A comparison of Internet and print-based physical activity interventions
    Bess 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Computer and Internet applications for psychological treatment: update for clinicians
    Deborah 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint A pilot study testing the effect of different levels of financial incentives on weight loss among overweight employees
    Eric 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...
  34. doi request reprint Motivational interviewing in internet groups: a pilot study for weight loss
    Kelly 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...
  35. doi request reprint Failure to meet weight loss expectations does not impact maintenance in successful weight losers
    Amy 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...

Research Grants5

  1. Enhanced Internet Behavior Therapy for Treating Obesity
    Deborah Tate; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study utilizes an innovative approach and extends our programmatic research on the development of a cognitive-behavioral Internet treatment for obesity. ..
  2. Enhanced Internet Behavior Therapy for Treating Obesity
    Deborah Tate; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This study utilizes an innovative approach and extends our programmatic research on the development of a cognitive-behavioral Internet treatment for obesity. ..
  3. Enhanced Internet Behavior Therapy for Treating Obesity
    Deborah Tate; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study utilizes an innovative approach and extends our programmatic research on the development of a cognitive-behavioral Internet treatment for obesity. ..
  4. Enhanced Internet Behavior Therapy for Treating Obesity
    Deborah 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. ..
  5. Enhanced Internet Behavior Therapy for Treating Obesity
    Deborah Tate; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study utilizes an innovative approach and extends our programmatic research on the development of a cognitive-behavioral Internet treatment for obesity. ..