ROLAND WEINSIER

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure and free-living physical activity in black and white women: comparison before and after weight loss
    R L Weinsier
    Departments of Nutrition Sciences, Human Studies, Biostatistics and Biomathematics, and Critical and Diagnostic Care and the General Clinical Research Center, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:1138-46. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in free-living, overweight white and black women: divergent responses by race to diet-induced weight loss
    Roland L Weinsier
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:736-42. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Free-living activity energy expenditure in women successful and unsuccessful at maintaining a normal body weight
    Roland L Weinsier
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:499-504. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Body fat distribution in white and black women: different patterns of intraabdominal and subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue utilization with weight loss
    R L Weinsier
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:631-6. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Do adaptive changes in metabolic rate favor weight regain in weight-reduced individuals? An examination of the set-point theory
    R L Weinsier
    Departments of Nutrition Sciences and Human Studies, the General Clinical Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1088-94. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Dairy foods and bone health: examination of the evidence
    R L Weinsier
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:681-9. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Weight loss and race modulate nitric oxide metabolism in overweight women
    Catherine P Fenster
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 37:695-702. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Low resting and sleeping energy expenditure and fat use do not contribute to obesity in women
    Roland L Weinsier
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Nutrition Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1250, USA
    Obes Res 11:937-44. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of African genetic admixture with resting metabolic rate and obesity among women
    Jose R Fernandez
    Department of Nutrition Sciences and the Clinical Nutrition Research Center, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Obes Res 11:904-11. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of distribution of lean body mass on resting metabolic rate after weight loss and weight regain: comparison of responses in white and black women
    Nuala M Byrne
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1368-73. 2003

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure and free-living physical activity in black and white women: comparison before and after weight loss
    R L Weinsier
    Departments of Nutrition Sciences, Human Studies, Biostatistics and Biomathematics, and Critical and Diagnostic Care and the General Clinical Research Center, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:1138-46. 2000
    ..The prevalence of obesity is higher in black than in white women. Differences in energy economy and physical activity may contribute to this difference...
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in free-living, overweight white and black women: divergent responses by race to diet-induced weight loss
    Roland L Weinsier
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:736-42. 2002
    ..Black women are at greater risk of obesity than are white women, perhaps because of their lower levels of physical activity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Free-living activity energy expenditure in women successful and unsuccessful at maintaining a normal body weight
    Roland L Weinsier
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:499-504. 2002
    ..Although physical inactivity is believed to contribute to the rising prevalence of obesity, the role and magnitude of its contribution to weight gain are unknown...
  4. ncbi request reprint Body fat distribution in white and black women: different patterns of intraabdominal and subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue utilization with weight loss
    R L Weinsier
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:631-6. 2001
    ..Weight reduction is advocated for overweight people to reduce total body fat and IAAT, although little is known about the effect of weight loss on abdominal fat distribution in different races...
  5. ncbi request reprint Do adaptive changes in metabolic rate favor weight regain in weight-reduced individuals? An examination of the set-point theory
    R L Weinsier
    Departments of Nutrition Sciences and Human Studies, the General Clinical Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1088-94. 2000
    ..Obese persons generally regain lost weight, suggesting that adaptive metabolic changes favor return to a preset weight...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dairy foods and bone health: examination of the evidence
    R L Weinsier
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:681-9. 2000
    ..However, white women <30 y old are most likely to benefit. There are too few studies in males and minority ethnic groups to determine whether dairy foods promote bone health in most of the US population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Weight loss and race modulate nitric oxide metabolism in overweight women
    Catherine P Fenster
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 37:695-702. 2004
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  8. ncbi request reprint Low resting and sleeping energy expenditure and fat use do not contribute to obesity in women
    Roland L Weinsier
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Nutrition Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1250, USA
    Obes Res 11:937-44. 2003
    ..Determine whether sleeping and resting energy expenditure and sleeping, resting, and 24-hour fuel use distinguish obesity-prone from obesity-resistant women and whether these metabolic factors explain long-term weight gain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of African genetic admixture with resting metabolic rate and obesity among women
    Jose R Fernandez
    Department of Nutrition Sciences and the Clinical Nutrition Research Center, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Obes Res 11:904-11. 2003
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  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of distribution of lean body mass on resting metabolic rate after weight loss and weight regain: comparison of responses in white and black women
    Nuala M Byrne
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1368-73. 2003
    ..Little is known about the effect of weight change on regional lean body mass (LBM) distribution or on racial differences in resting metabolic rate (RMR)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Muscle metabolic function, exercise performance, and weight gain
    Kotcha Larew
    Departments of Human Studies, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 1250, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:230-6. 2003
    ..The study purpose was to determine the relationship: 1) of muscle metabolism to exercise performance and 2) of exercise performance to rate of weight gain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of weight loss on changes in insulin sensitivity and lipid concentrations in premenopausal African American and white women
    Barbara A Gower
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Nutrition Sciences, 35294 3360, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:923-7. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Visceral adipose tissue in women: longitudinal study of the effects of fat gain, time, and race
    Cristina Lara-Castro
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Nutrition Research Unit, Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1675 Webb Nutrition Sciences Building, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Obes Res 10:868-74. 2002
    ..To determine the effects of fat gain, time, and race on the accumulation of visceral adipose tissue (VAT) in a group of normal-weight premenopausal women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Age is independently related to muscle metabolic capacity in premenopausal women
    Gary R Hunter
    Department of Human Studies, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    J Appl Physiol 93:70-6. 2002
    ..These data suggest that, in sedentary premenopausal women, both oxidative and glycolytic muscle capacity decrease with age even when physical activity is taken into account...
  15. ncbi request reprint Metabolic equivalent: one size does not fit all
    Nuala M Byrne
    School of Human Movement Studies, Queensland Univ of Technology, Victoria Park Rd, Kelvin Grove, Q4059, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Appl Physiol 99:1112-9. 2005
    ..Using measured or predicted RMR (ml O2 x kg(-1) x min(-1) or kcal x kg(-1) x h(-1)) as a correction factor can appropriately adjust for individual differences when estimating the energy cost of moderate intensity walking (5.6 km/h)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Obesity, aerobic exercise, and vascular disease: the role of oxidant stress
    Catherine P Fenster
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Obes Res 10:964-8. 2002
    ..In this review, we discuss current concepts in the biology of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species and how their function is modulated in the context of vascular disease, obesity, and aerobic exercise...
  17. ncbi request reprint A festschrift for Roland L. Weinsier: nutrition scientist, educator, and clinician
    Douglas C Heimburger
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Nutrition Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Obes Res 11:1246-62. 2003
    ..He was well respected as a staunch defender of NAASO's scientific integrity in these roles. Sadly, Roland Weinsier died on November 27, 2002...

Research Grants15

  1. LONG TERM FOLLOW UP OF POST OBESE BLACK AND WHITE WOMEN
    ROLAND WEINSIER; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  2. ENERGY EXPENDITURE IN POSTOBESE BLACK AND WHITE WOMEN
    ROLAND WEINSIER; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Such information is critical to understand the etiology of obesity and the potential importance of physical activity for its treatment and prevention, especially in the black population. ..
  3. EXERCISE TRAINING IN OBESITY-PRONE BLACK AND WHITE WOMEN
    ROLAND WEINSIER; Fiscal Year: 2003
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