Brenda M Davy

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Weight gain prevention: identifying theory-based targets for health behavior change in young adults
    Kathryn A Strong
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1708-1715. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Pre-meal water consumption reduces meal energy intake in older but not younger subjects
    Emily L Van Walleghen
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, 221 Wallace Hall 0430, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:93-9. 2007
  3. pmc Impact of individual and worksite environmental factors on water and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among overweight employees
    Brenda M Davy
    Associate Professor, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, 338 Wallace Hall, Mail code, 043, Blacksburg, VA 24061 e mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 11:E71. 2014
  4. pmc Aging, resistance training, and diabetes prevention
    Kyle D Flack
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, 221 Wallace Hall 0430, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Aging Res 2011:127315. 2010
  5. pmc Weight Gain Prevention for College Freshmen: Comparing Two Social Cognitive Theory-Based Interventions with and without Explicit Self-Regulation Training
    Elizabeth A Dennis
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, 221 Wallace Hall 0430, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Obes 2012:803769. 2012
  6. pmc Association of δ¹³C in fingerstick blood with added-sugar and sugar-sweetened beverage intake
    Brenda M Davy
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:874-8. 2011
  7. pmc Water consumption reduces energy intake at a breakfast meal in obese older adults
    Brenda M Davy
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, 221 Wallace Hall 0430, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1236-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in acute energy intake regulation
    Brenda M Davy
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, 221 Wallace Hall 0430, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Appetite 49:141-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Body weight status, dietary habits, and physical activity levels of middle school-aged children in rural Mississippi
    Brenda M Davy
    Division of Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    South Med J 97:571-7. 2004
  10. pmc Comparison of assessment techniques: plasma lipid and lipoproteins related to the metabolic syndrome
    Brenda M Davy
    Dept of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise 0430, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Lipids Health Dis 5:3. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Closing the Energy Gap To Prevent Weight Gain
    Brenda Davy; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. pmc Weight gain prevention: identifying theory-based targets for health behavior change in young adults
    Kathryn A Strong
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1708-1715. 2008
    ..Food and nutrition professionals working with young adults attending college may use these findings to guide the behavioral therapy component of their weight management medical nutrition therapy goals and outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pre-meal water consumption reduces meal energy intake in older but not younger subjects
    Emily L Van Walleghen
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, 221 Wallace Hall 0430, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:93-9. 2007
    ..To determine whether the consumption of water 30 minutes before an ad libitum meal reduces meal energy intake in young and older adults...
  3. pmc Impact of individual and worksite environmental factors on water and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among overweight employees
    Brenda M Davy
    Associate Professor, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, 338 Wallace Hall, Mail code, 043, Blacksburg, VA 24061 e mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 11:E71. 2014
    ..Our purpose was to determine whether individual and worksite factors are associated with water and SSB intake among overweight and obese employees...
  4. pmc Aging, resistance training, and diabetes prevention
    Kyle D Flack
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, 221 Wallace Hall 0430, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Aging Res 2011:127315. 2010
    ..Current RT recommendations and future areas for investigation are presented...
  5. pmc Weight Gain Prevention for College Freshmen: Comparing Two Social Cognitive Theory-Based Interventions with and without Explicit Self-Regulation Training
    Elizabeth A Dennis
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, 221 Wallace Hall 0430, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Obes 2012:803769. 2012
    ..Conclusions. The intervention was well received, although there were no improvements in weight outcomes...
  6. pmc Association of δ¹³C in fingerstick blood with added-sugar and sugar-sweetened beverage intake
    Brenda M Davy
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:874-8. 2011
    ..028). Although there are several potential dietary sources for blood carbon, the δ¹³C value of fingerstick blood shows promise as a noninvasive biomarker of added-sugar and sugar-sweetened beverage intake based on these findings...
  7. pmc Water consumption reduces energy intake at a breakfast meal in obese older adults
    Brenda M Davy
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, 221 Wallace Hall 0430, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1236-9. 2008
    ..05). Given the high prevalence of overweight and obesity among older adults, future studies should determine whether premeal water consumption is an effective long-term weight control strategy for older adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in acute energy intake regulation
    Brenda M Davy
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, 221 Wallace Hall 0430, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Appetite 49:141-7. 2007
    ..These results suggest that under acute test meal conditions, energy intake regulation is more accurate in males. Relative inability to regulate energy intake may predispose females to gain weight over time...
  9. ncbi request reprint Body weight status, dietary habits, and physical activity levels of middle school-aged children in rural Mississippi
    Brenda M Davy
    Division of Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    South Med J 97:571-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine the risk of overweight and obesity in middle school-aged children residing in a racially diverse rural community, and to characterize their dietary and physical activity habits...
  10. pmc Comparison of assessment techniques: plasma lipid and lipoproteins related to the metabolic syndrome
    Brenda M Davy
    Dept of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise 0430, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Lipids Health Dis 5:3. 2006
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  11. pmc Development of a brief questionnaire to assess habitual beverage intake (BEVQ-15): sugar-sweetened beverages and total beverage energy intake
    Valisa E Hedrick
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:840-9. 2012
    ..Energy-containing beverages, specifically sugar-sweetened beverages, may contribute to weight gain and obesity development. Yet, no rapid assessment tools are available which quantify habitual beverage intake (grams, energy) in adults...
  12. pmc Arterial destiffening with weight loss in overweight and obese middle-aged and older adults
    A Laura Dengo
    Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Hypertension 55:855-61. 2010
    ..In summary, our findings indicate that weight loss reduces arterial stiffness in overweight/obese middle-aged and older adults, and the magnitudes of these improvements are related to the loss of total and abdominal adiposity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Differences in eating behaviors between nonobese, weight stable young and older adults
    Kelsey M Gilmour Flint
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise 0430, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Eat Behav 9:370-5. 2008
    ..Additionally, changes in energy and macronutrient intake may not be necessary for successful weight management with advancing age...
  14. pmc Water consumption increases weight loss during a hypocaloric diet intervention in middle-aged and older adults
    Elizabeth A Dennis
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:300-7. 2010
    ..This may be due in part to an acute reduction in meal EI following water ingestion...
  15. pmc The beverage intake questionnaire: determining initial validity and reliability
    Valisa E Hedrick
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1227-32. 2010
    ..59) (all P values <0.001). Reliability was demonstrated, with correlations (P<0.001) detected between BEVQ1 and BEVQ2 results. The BEVQ is a valid, reliable, and rapid self-administered dietary assessment tool...
  16. pmc Dietary biomarkers: advances, limitations and future directions
    Valisa E Hedrick
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, 221 Wallace Hall 0430, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Nutr J 11:109. 2012
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  17. pmc A rapid beverage intake questionnaire can detect changes in beverage intake
    Valisa E Hedrick
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, 229 C Wallace Hall 0430, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Eat Behav 14:90-4. 2013
    ..The valid and reliable 15-item beverage questionnaire (BEVQ-15) estimates mean daily intake of water, SSB and total beverages (g, kcal) across multiple beverage categories...
  18. pmc Exploring the theory of planned behavior to explain sugar-sweetened beverage consumption
    Jamie Zoellner
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:172-7. 2012
    ..To describe sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption and to establish psychometric properties and utility of a Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) instrument for SSB consumption...
  19. pmc Large artery stiffening with weight gain in humans: role of visceral fat accumulation
    Jeb S Orr
    Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Hypertension 51:1519-24. 2008
    ..The degree of large artery stiffening with weight gain seems to be determined, in part, by the amount of abdominal visceral fat gain. Importantly, this relation is independent of the amount of total body fat gained...
  20. pmc Beverage consumption and adult weight management: A review
    Elizabeth A Dennis
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, 24061, United States
    Eat Behav 10:237-46. 2009
    ..While there may be health benefits for some beverage categories, additional energy provided by beverages should be compensated for by reduced consumption of other foods in the diet...
  21. pmc Daily self-monitoring of body weight, step count, fruit/vegetable intake, and water consumption: a feasible and effective long-term weight loss maintenance approach
    Jeremy D Akers
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:685-692.e2. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint Angiotensin II receptor blockade and insulin sensitivity in overweight and obese adults with elevated blood pressure
    Elaina L Marinik
    Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis 7:11-20. 2013
    ..Future studies are needed to clarify the effect of individual ARBs on insulin sensitivity in obesity...
  23. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness influences the blood pressure response to experimental weight gain
    Christopher L Gentile
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 215 War Memorial Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3005-12. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that with similar weight gain the increase in blood pressure (BP) would be smaller in men with higher cardiorespiratory fitness (HCRF) than in men with lower cardiorespiratory fitness (LCRF)...
  24. pmc Health literacy is associated with healthy eating index scores and sugar-sweetened beverage intake: findings from the rural Lower Mississippi Delta
    Jamie Zoellner
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1012-20. 2011
    ..Although health literacy has been a public health priority area for more than a decade, the relationship between health literacy and dietary quality has not been thoroughly explored...
  25. ncbi request reprint Energetic efficiency, menstrual irregularity, and bone mineral density in elite professional female ballet dancers
    Ashley F Doyle-Lucas
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    J Dance Med Sci 14:146-54. 2010
    ..Future larger-scale studies are warranted to address this possibility. Interventions aimed at increasing energy availability in elite female ballet dancers may be needed to promote optimal health status...
  26. pmc Translational research: bridging the gap between long-term weight loss maintenance research and practice
    Jeremy D Akers
    James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1511-22, 1522.e1-3. 2010
    ..Future studies should be planned to address how weight loss maintenance intervention programs will be adopted and maintained, with special attention to costs for participants and for program implementation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a school-based intervention to increase health knowledge of cardiovascular disease risk factors among rural Mississippi middle school children
    T Kristopher Harrell
    School of Pharmacy and the Department of Medicine, Division of Hypertension, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    South Med J 98:1173-80. 2005
    ..The purpose of this controlled investigation was to increase health awareness among middle school-aged children residing in a racially diverse rural community in Mississippi...
  28. ncbi request reprint Modest weight gain is associated with sympathetic neural activation in nonobese humans
    Christopher L Gentile
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, Dept of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 292:R1834-8. 2007
    ..These findings may have important implications for understanding the link between obesity and hypertension...
  29. pmc Food consumed away from home can be a part of a healthy and affordable diet
    Wen You
    Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    J Nutr 139:1994-9. 2009
    ..These findings may be used by nutrition educators to develop healthful FAFH choices for individuals receiving SNAP benefits...
  30. pmc The Resist Diabetes trial: rationale, design, and methods of a hybrid efficacy/effectiveness intervention trial for resistance training maintenance to improve glucose homeostasis in older prediabetic adults
    Elaina L Marinik
    Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 37:19-32. 2014
    ..Successful application of SCT constructs for RT maintenance may support translation of our RT program for diabetes prevention into community settings...
  31. ncbi request reprint Weight loss increases cardiovagal baroreflex function in obese young and older men
    Guy E Alvarez
    Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory, Dept of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 289:E665-9. 2005
    ..05) of NO-Y (17.5 +/- 2.2 ms/mmHg). Therefore, the results of this study indicate that weight loss increases the sensitivity of the cardiovagal baroreflex in overweight/obese young and older men...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effect of fiber-rich carbohydrates on features of Syndrome X
    Brenda M Davy
    Department of Medicine, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson 39216, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:86-96. 2003
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  33. ncbi request reprint High-fiber oat cereal compared with wheat cereal consumption favorably alters LDL-cholesterol subclass and particle numbers in middle-aged and older men
    Brenda M Davy
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:351-8. 2002
    ..No studies have examined whether increased consumption of oat cereal, rich in soluble fiber, favorably alters lipoprotein particle size and number...
  34. ncbi request reprint Oat consumption does not affect resting casual and ambulatory 24-h arterial blood pressure in men with high-normal blood pressure to stage I hypertension
    Brenda M Davy
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Nutr 132:394-8. 2002
    ..Therefore, the results of the present study suggest that any cardioprotective benefit of regular oat consumption may not be conferred via an arterial BP-lowering effect...

Research Grants2

  1. Closing the Energy Gap To Prevent Weight Gain
    Brenda Davy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If this Internet-delivered weight gain prevention approach is effective in this at-risk population, it could be modified to reach larger numbers of individuals in other populations. ..