Ronald K Evans
Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
- Initiation and progression of physical activity after laparoscopic and open gastric bypass surgeryRonald K Evans
Department of Exercise Science, Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
Surg Innov 11:235-9. 2004..Future studies need to prospectively determine whether LGBS, via facilitation of greater engagement in postsurgical physical activity, contributes to more successful weight loss and weight maintenance compared with OGBS...
- Participation in 150 min/wk of moderate or higher intensity physical activity yields greater weight loss after gastric bypass surgeryRonald K Evans
Department of Health and Human Performance, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23284, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:526-30. 2007..This study compared the 3-, 6-, and 12-month postoperative weight loss between gastric bypass surgery (GBS) patients who met or exceeded the recommended 150 min/wk of moderate or higher PA and those not meeting the recommendation...
- Evaluation of a 6-month multi-disciplinary healthy weight management program targeting urban, overweight adolescents: effects on physical fitness, physical activity, and blood lipid profilesRonald K Evans
Department of Health and Human Performance, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2020, USA
Int J Pediatr Obes 4:130-3. 2009..4% (p < 0.001) at 6 months. Continued development and evaluation of programs designed to prevent and treat child and adolescent overweight is warranted to address this major public health issue...
- Physical activity stage of readiness predicts moderate-vigorous physical activity participation among morbidly obese gastric bypass surgery candidatesDale S Bond
Department of Exercise Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23284 2020, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:128-32. 2006..Therefore, this study sought to determine whether greater PAR was associated with greater moderate-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) participation among GBS candidates...
- Impact of self-reported physical activity participation on proportion of excess weight loss and BMI among gastric bypass surgery patientsDale S Bond
Department of Exercise Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23284 2037, USA
Am Surg 70:811-4. 2004..7 +/- 5.5 kg/m2)], respectively. PA had a favorable effect on % EWL and BMI among GBS patients at 2 years postsurgery, thus supporting the inclusion of habitual PA in a comprehensive GBS postsurgical weight maintenance program...
- Physical activity and quality of life improvements before obesity surgeryDale S Bond
Community Health Education Department of Exercise Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23284 2020, USA
Am J Health Behav 30:422-34. 2006..To examine quality of life (QOL), physical activity (PA), and physical activity readiness (PAR) among gastric-bypass surgery (GBS) candidates...
- Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among obese adolescents enrolled in a multidisciplinary weight management program: clinical correlates and response to treatmentEdmond P Wickham
Department of Pediatrics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0111, USA
Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:179-86. 2009..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome at baseline and after 6 months of lifestyle modification among obese adolescents referred to a multidisciplinary weight management program...
- Nourishing Our Understanding of Role Modeling to Improve Support and Health (NOURISH): design and methodsSuzanne E Mazzeo
Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, United States
Contemp Clin Trials 33:515-22. 2012..This study is designed explicitly to gather preliminary feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness data to inform a subsequent larger randomized controlled trial...
- Six-month dietary changes in ethnically diverse, obese adolescents participating in a multidisciplinary weight management programMelanie K Bean
Department of Pediatrics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:408-16. 2011..Findings suggest that participation in this multidisciplinary treatment helped participants make behaviorally based dietary changes, which were associated with improved dietary intakes and health status...
- Sympathetic Activity Assessed during Exercise Recovery in Young Obese FemalesR Lee Franco
Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, College of Humanities and Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Electronic address
J Pediatr 167:378-83.e1. 2015....
- Parent skills training to enhance weight loss in overweight children: evaluation of NOURISHSuzanne E Mazzeo
Department of Pediatrics and Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, United States Electronic address
Eat Behav 15:225-9. 2014..Moreover, the effectiveness of this approach has not been adequately assessed with racially diverse families, particularly African Americans(AA), a group at high risk for elevated Body Mass Index (BMI)...
- Cardiometabolic and Fitness Improvements in Obese Girls Who Either Gained or Lost Weight during TreatmentMatthew G Browning
Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
J Pediatr 166:1364-9. 2015....
- The stress process and eating pathology among racially diverse adolescents seeking treatment for obesityClarice K Gerke
Departments of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 38:785-93. 2013..This study examined the associations of weight-related teasing and daily hassles with eating pathology, as well as potential mediators of these relations, among a racially diverse sample of adolescents...
- Changes in body anthropometry and composition in obese adolescents in a lifestyle intervention programYi Ning
Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, One Capitol Plaza, Suite 8020, 830 East Main Street, Richmond, VA, 23298 0212, USA
Eur J Nutr 53:1093-102. 2014..Therefore, we investigated the impact of changes in reported energy intake and physical activity on anthropometrics and body composition in adolescents...
- A conceptual application of health behavior theory in the design and implementation of a successful surgical weight loss programDale S Bond
Department of Exercise Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
Obes Surg 14:849-56. 2004....
- Evaluation of pre- and postoperative physical activity participation in laparoscopic gastric banding patientsMatthew G Browning
Department of Health and Human Performance, Virginia Commonwealth University, 500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St, Richmond, VA, 23284, USA
Obes Surg 24:1981-6. 2014..The purpose of this study was to retrospectively describe PA behaviors before and after LAGB and to evaluate the impact of PA on weight loss outcomes...
- Sex differences in pulmonary oxygen uptake kinetics in obese adolescentsR Lee Franco
Department of Health and Human Performance, School of Education, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Electronic address
J Pediatr 165:1161-5. 2014..We also examined whether a relationship existed between the VO2 on-transient response to moderate intensity exercise, steady-state VO2, and peak VO2 between obese male and female adolescents...