RICHARD A contact WINETT
Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- Effects of low volume resistance and cardiovascular training on strength and aerobic capacity in unfit men and women: a demonstration of a threshold modelRichard A Winett
Center for Research in Health Behavior, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 0436, USA
J Behav Med 26:183-95. 2003..05), decreased submaximal rate pressure product by 17.2% (p < 0.05), and increased strength by 34% (p < 0.01). The results support a threshold model and show that time for effective exercise can be substantially reduced...
- Small changes in nutrition and physical activity promote weight loss and maintenance: 3-month evidence from the ASPIRE randomized trialLesley D Lutes
Department of Psychology, East Carolina University, 104 Rawl, East Fifth Street, Greenville, NC 27858 4353, USA
Ann Behav Med 35:351-7. 2008..However, weight regain after treatment is common, and drop out rates are relatively high. Smaller behavioral changes could produce initial weight loss and be easier to sustain after active treatment...
- Potential health-related benefits of resistance trainingR A Winett
Center for Research in Health Behavior, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 0436, USA
Prev Med 33:503-13. 2001..Along with brief prescriptive steady-state aerobic exercise, resistance training should be a central component of public health promotion programs...
- Guide to health: nutrition and physical activity outcomes of a group-randomized trial of an Internet-based intervention in churchesRichard A Winett
Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Ann Behav Med 33:251-61. 2007..Theory-based interventions accessible to large groups of people are needed to induce favorable shifts in health behaviors and body weight...
- Long-term weight gain prevention: a theoretically based Internet approachRichard A Winett
Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0436, USA
Prev Med 41:629-41. 2005....
- Initiating and maintaining resistance training in older adults: a social cognitive theory-based approachR A Winett
Centre for Research in Health Behavior, Virginia Tech, 620 N Main Street, 24061 Blacksburg, USA
Br J Sports Med 43:114-9. 2009..Social cognitive theory, particularly with a focus on self-regulation and response expectancy and affect within an ecological context, can be directly applied to these unique aspects of resistance training for long-term maintenance...
- Social cognitive mediators of change in a group randomized nutrition and physical activity intervention: social support, self-efficacy, outcome expectations and self-regulation in the guide-to-health trialEileen S Anderson
Center for Research in Health Behavior, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA
J Health Psychol 15:21-32. 2010..Social-cognitive variables explained only part of the treatment effects suggesting future investigations evaluate the environmental-selection and affective processes of behavior change...
- Self-regulation, self-efficacy, outcome expectations, and social support: social cognitive theory and nutrition behaviorEileen S Anderson
Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Ann Behav Med 34:304-12. 2007..S. population. Social cognitive theory (SCT) may explain how other variables, such as self-regulation and self-efficacy, may be key to integrating healthier nutrition into U.S. lifestyles...
- Social cognitive determinants of nutrition and physical activity among web-health users enrolling in an online intervention: the influence of social support, self-efficacy, outcome expectations, and self-regulationEileen Smith Anderson-Bill
Center for Research in Health Behavior, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
J Med Internet Res 13:e28. 2011..Nor do we understand how Web users' psychosocial characteristics relate to their health behavior-information essential to the development of effective, theory-based online behavior change interventions...
- Social-cognitive determinants of physical activity: the influence of social support, self-efficacy, outcome expectations, and self-regulation among participants in a church-based health promotion studyEileen S Anderson
Center for Research in Health Behavior, Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Health Psychol 25:510-20. 2006..Social support influenced physical activity as a direct precursor to self-efficacy and self-regulation. The model provided a good fit to the data and explained 46% of the variance in physical activity among the diverse group of adults...
- Web-based guide to health: relationship of theoretical variables to change in physical activity, nutrition and weight at 16-monthsEileen Smith Anderson-Bill
Center for Research in Health Behavior, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blackburg, VA 24060, USA
J Med Internet Res 13:e27. 2011..Evaluation of online health interventions should investigate the function of theoretical mechanisms of behavior change in this new milieu...
- Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) Model: testing direct and mediated treatment effects on condom use among women in low-income housingEileen S Anderson
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Psychology, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Ann Behav Med 31:70-9. 2006....
- Social cognitive determinants of physical activity in young adults: a prospective structural equation analysisLiza S Rovniak
Center for Research in Health Behavior, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blackburg 24061, USA
Ann Behav Med 24:149-56. 2002..Outcome expectations had a small total effect on physical activity, which did not reach significance. The social cognitive model explained 55% of the variance observed in physical activity...
- A review of the outcome expectancy construct in physical activity researchDavid M Williams
Center for Research in Health Behavior, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA, USA
Ann Behav Med 29:70-9. 2005..Outcome expectancy is a central construct in social cognitive models of health behavior widely used as frameworks for physical activity research...
- Quality of life pilot intervention for breast cancer patients: use of social cognitive theoryKristi D Graves
Center for Research in Health Behavior, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
Palliat Support Care 1:121-34. 2003..The purpose of this article is to evaluate an 8-week pilot intervention based on Social Cognitive Theory to improve quality of life for women with breast cancer...
- HIV risk behavior among ethnically diverse adolescents living in low-income housing developmentsKathleen J Sikkema
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
J Adolesc Health 35:141-50. 2004..To describe patterns and predictors of HIV risk behaviors among ethnically diverse, low-income adolescents...
- The wrong prescription for aging: comment on Williams and PateRichard A Winett
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:400. 2006
- Outcomes of a randomized, controlled community-level HIV prevention intervention for adolescents in low-income housing developmentsKathleen J Sikkema
Yale University School of Medicine and Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS CIRA, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
AIDS 19:1509-16. 2005..Youth are increasingly at risk for contracting HIV infection, and community-level interventions are needed to reduce behavioral risk...
- Enhancing theoretical fidelity: an e-mail-based walking program demonstrationLiza S Rovniak
Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
Am J Health Promot 20:85-95. 2005..To examine the extent to which theoretical fidelity, or precision in replicating theory-based recommendations, influenced the effectiveness of two walking programs based on social cognitive theory (SCT)...
- Comment-resistance training for strength: effect of number of sets and contraction speedRichard A Winett
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:401; author reply 402. 2006