J Wilbur

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Menopausal status, moderate-intensity walking, and symptoms in midlife women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 60612, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 19:163-80. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Midlife women's adherence to home-based walking during maintenance
    JoEllen Wilbur
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago Annemarie Vassalo, MS, USA
    Nurs Res 54:33-40. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity in urban Midwestern Latinas
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:69-76. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity in urban Midwestern African-American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:45-52. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes of a home-based walking program for African-American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:307-17. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in urban, African American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 845 South Damen, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Women Health 36:17-28. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic characteristics, biological factors, and symptom reporting in midlife women
    J Wilbur
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago 60612, USA
    Menopause 5:43-51. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Recruitment of African American women to a walking program: eligibility, ineligibility, and attrition during screening
    JoEllen Wilbur
    University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, IL 60612, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:176-89. 2006
  9. pmc Neighborhood characteristics, adherence to walking, and depressive symptoms in midlife African American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1201-10. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of physical activity and adherence to a 24-week home-based walking program in African American and Caucasian women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Res Nurs Health 26:213-24. 2003

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Menopausal status, moderate-intensity walking, and symptoms in midlife women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 60612, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 19:163-80. 2005
    ..While walking did not improve most symptoms experienced by midlife women, frequency of walking may improve sleep...
  2. ncbi request reprint Midlife women's adherence to home-based walking during maintenance
    JoEllen Wilbur
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago Annemarie Vassalo, MS, USA
    Nurs Res 54:33-40. 2005
    ..The challenge for researchers and clinicians is to identify those factors that influence not only adoption, but also maintenance, of physical activity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity in urban Midwestern Latinas
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:69-76. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity in urban Midwestern African-American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:45-52. 2003
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes of a home-based walking program for African-American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:307-17. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in urban, African American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 845 South Damen, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Women Health 36:17-28. 2002
    ..The findings will be used to inform the development of community-based exercise interventions and policies that are culturally and socially sensitive to the needs of low-income, urban African American women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic characteristics, biological factors, and symptom reporting in midlife women
    J Wilbur
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago 60612, USA
    Menopause 5:43-51. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the influence of sociodemographic characteristics, reproductive hormones, and body composition on symptoms reported by generally well midlife women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Recruitment of African American women to a walking program: eligibility, ineligibility, and attrition during screening
    JoEllen Wilbur
    University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, IL 60612, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:176-89. 2006
    ..Although our recruitment strategies may have been successful in attracting low-income AA women, we were not as successful in preventing their attrition during the screening protocol, particularly for those living in poorer neighborhoods...
  9. pmc Neighborhood characteristics, adherence to walking, and depressive symptoms in midlife African American women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1201-10. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among neighborhood characteristics, adherence to a physical activity intervention, and change over time in depressive symptoms in midlife African American women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of physical activity and adherence to a 24-week home-based walking program in African American and Caucasian women
    JoEllen Wilbur
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Res Nurs Health 26:213-24. 2003
    ..Findings suggest that adherence to a walking program is influenced by multiple factors including background and intrapersonal determinants of physical activity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Recruitment and cardiovascular risk characteristics of African American and Caucasian midlife women
    J Wilbur
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 15:88-104. 2001
    ..The findings also illustrate the importance of using multiple recruitment strategies to encourage midlife African American and Caucasian women to participate in intervention trials...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with work-related musculoskeletal disorders among female flight attendants: using a focus group to prepare a survey
    Hyeonkyeong Lee
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    AAOHN J 54:154-64. 2006
    ..A trained moderator led a 2-hour discussion with the flight attendants. With use of a transcript-based analysis, a final list of 41 job tasks was created. Useful comments on a set of self-reported measures were obtained. The..
  13. ncbi request reprint Menopausal transition symptoms in midlife women living with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue
    JoEllen Wilbur
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Health Care Women Int 27:600-14. 2006
    ..Symptoms for the women we studied who had FMS/CFS clustered similar to those in previous community-based samples of midlife women without major illness; however, the number of women experiencing symptoms was much higher among our sample...
  14. ncbi request reprint The influence of demographic characteristics, menopausal status, and symptoms on women's attitudes toward menopause
    J Wilbur
    Department of Public Health, College of Nursing, The University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Women Health 23:19-39. 1995
    ..Negative attitudes toward menopause were related to psychological symptoms with higher scores on the depression scale, suggesting that these women may be at higher risk for a difficult midlife transition...
  15. ncbi request reprint Acculturation, social alienation, and depressed mood in midlife women from the former Soviet Union
    Arlene Michaels Miller
    Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:134-46. 2006
    ..These findings support the ecological framework that guided our research and point to the importance of focusing on contextual factors in developing interventions for new immigrants...
  16. ncbi request reprint Exercise behavior among female occupational health nurses. Influence of self efficacy, perceived health control, and age
    J Piazza
    Occupational Health Nursing Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    AAOHN J 49:79-86. 2001
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Work-related musculoskeletal symptoms reported by female flight attendants on long-haul flights
    Hyeonkyeong Lee
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60527, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:1283-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the prevalence and severity (frequency, duration, and intensity) of WMS experienced by female flight attendants working on long-haul international flights for one major airline...
  18. pmc Symptom cluster experience profiles in adult survivors of childhood cancers
    Lorna Finnegan
    Department of Health Systems Science, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:258-69. 2009
    ..The findings warrant additional research to confirm the subgroup-specific symptom cluster experience profiles in larger studies of ACC-survivors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity in young adult survivors of childhood cancers
    Lorna Finnegan
    College of Nursing, The University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:E60-9. 2007
    ..To examine correlates of participation in regular physical activities among young adult survivors of childhood cancers...
  20. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of barriers and benefits to physical activity among outpatients in psychiatric rehabilitation
    Judith McDevitt
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 60612, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:50-5. 2006
    ..To explore perceived barriers and benefits to physical activity in people with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI) who were enrolled in community-based psychiatric rehabilitation...
  21. ncbi request reprint A walking program for outpatients in psychiatric rehabilitation: pilot study
    Judith McDevitt
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 7:87-97. 2005
    ..In addition to the known cardiovascular risk-reduction benefits of regular walking, walking may improve mood and psychosocial functioning in adults with serious and persistent mental illness...
  22. doi request reprint Self-reported medication and herb/supplement use by women with and without fibromyalgia
    Joan L Shaver
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 845 S Damen M C 802, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:709-16. 2009
    ....
  23. pmc Neighborhood environment and adherence to a walking intervention in African American women
    Shannon N Zenk
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:167-81. 2009
    ..The effect of the enhanced intervention on adherence did not differ by environmental characteristics. Aspects of the environment may influence African American women who want to be more active...
  24. ncbi request reprint Demographic characteristics, menopausal status, and depression in midlife immigrant women
    Arlene Michaels Miller
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Womens Health Issues 14:227-34. 2004
    ..Cultural and immigration-related explanations for high scores on the depression scale are suggested...
  25. ncbi request reprint Women's health issues with fibromyalgia syndrome
    Joan L F Shaver
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1035-45. 2006
    ..Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) involves multiple sensory, somatic, and cognitive symptoms that are bound to affect or be affected by physical and mental health status and behavioral components of daily life...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk factors and menopausal status in midlife women from the former Soviet Union
    Arlene Michaels Miller
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Women Health 38:19-36. 2003
    ..Issues specific to this group of women because of their pre- and post-migration lifestyles are discussed in relation to their CVD risk status...
  27. ncbi request reprint Exercise and people with serious, persistent mental illness
    Judith McDevitt
    University of Illinois at Chicago UIC College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:50-4. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Physical activity behavior in older women with rheumatoid arthritis
    Pamela Semanik
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:246-52. 2004
    ..To identify physical activity behaviors of older (>/=60 years) women with rheumatoid arthritis, and to determine if physical activity behavior differed by demographic characteristics or disease duration...
  29. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and cardiovascular disease risk in midlife immigrant women from the former Soviet Union
    Arlene Michaels Miller
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 19:47-55. 2004
    ..Nursing interventions to address the high cardiovascular disease risk in this population are suggested...
  30. ncbi request reprint Community-based research: barriers to recruitment of African Americans
    Barbara L Dancy
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen Avenue, M C 802, 1060 NURS, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Nurs Outlook 52:234-40. 2004
    ..To promote optimal recruitment of African Americans, researchers must be aware of power-difference barriers and conceptual barriers and move toward active collaboration with African American communities...
  31. ncbi request reprint The Center for Research on Cardiovascular and Respiratory Health: the development of a National Institute of Nursing Research-funded center
    Julie Johnson Zerwic
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Chicago 60612, USA
    Heart Lung 33:69-74. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of bone density in midlife women
    Karyn Holm
    Department of Nursing, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Health Care Women Int 23:678-91. 2002
    ..Perimenopausal women had significantly lower bone mineral density as compared with premenopausal women. Furthermore 37 (9.6%) women at baseline and 34 (11%) at 24 months were designated at risk for fracture...
  33. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity among women from diverse racial/ethnic groups
    Amy E Eyler
    School of Public Health, Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:239-53. 2002
    ..Because physical activity plays a vital role in overall health, it is important to identify factors than can help increase physical activity rates for women...
  34. ncbi request reprint Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in a diverse sample of women: The Women's Cardiovascular Health Network Project--summary and discussion
    Amy A Eyler
    Saint Louis University, School of Public Health, Prevention Research Center, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Women Health 36:123-34. 2002
    ..g., family priority) while some were unique (e.g., lack of community support). Assessing and addressing the issues raised should be considered when planning physical activity-interventions for these populations...
  35. ncbi request reprint Environmental, policy, and cultural factors related to physical activity in a diverse sample of women: the Women's Cardiovascular Health Network Project--introduction and methodology
    Amy A Eyler
    is affiliated Saint Louis University, School of Public Health, Prevention Research Center, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Women Health 36:1-15. 2002
    ..Groups represented both urban and rural living environments. This article explains the basis for this project and the methodology used. Other articles in this series explain the results from the focus groups in detail...
  36. pmc Lifestyle physical activity of older rural women
    Donna J Plonczynski
    School of Nursing, Northern Illinois University, 1240 Normal Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
    Res Nurs Health 31:501-13. 2008
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Psychosocial risk factors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the lower-back among long-haul international female flight attendants
    Hyeonkyeong Lee
    Nursing Policy Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Nursing, Seoul, Korea
    J Adv Nurs 61:492-502. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a study to examine the relationships between work-related psychosocial factors and lower-back work-related musculoskeletal disorders among long-haul international female flight attendants...
  38. ncbi request reprint Quantitative study of correlates of physical activity in women from diverse racial/ethnic groups: Women's Cardiovascular Health Network Project--introduction and methodology
    Amy A Eyler
    Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:5-14. 2003
    ..The goal of the survey was to identify personal, social environmental, and physical environmental factors that are associated with physical activity status among diverse groups of women...
  39. ncbi request reprint Quantitative study of correlates of physical activity in women from diverse racial/ethnic groups: The Women's Cardiovascular Health Network Project--summary and conclusions
    Amy A Eyler
    Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, St Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:93-103. 2003
    ..The goal of the survey was to identify personal, social environmental, cultural, and physical environmental factors that are associated with physical activity status among a diverse group of women...
  40. ncbi request reprint A brief intervention to increase physical activity in sedentary working women
    Janet Purath
    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
    Can J Nurs Res 36:76-91. 2004
    ..This test of a brief, tailored strategy provides a critical contribution to the search for efficient, effective ways for nurses to deliver workplace health promotion interventions...
  41. doi request reprint Correlates of leisure-time physical activity in Korean immigrant women
    Jiwon Choi
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    West J Nurs Res 30:620-38. 2008
    ..Accommodating those with young children, enhancing environmental resource use, and improving exercise self-efficacy are important considerations for interventions aimed at increasing LTPA in Korean immigrant women...