Ronald K Evans
Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The stress process and eating pathology among racially diverse adolescents seeking treatment for obesityClarice K Gerke
PhD, Departments of Psychology and Pediatrics, Virginia Commonwealth University, 806 West Franklin St, P O Box 842018, 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...
- 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....