WALTER REJESKI

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Obese, older adults with knee osteoarthritis: weight loss, exercise, and quality of life
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
    Health Psychol 21:419-26. 2002
  2. doi request reprint A group-mediated, home-based physical activity intervention for patients with peripheral artery disease: effects on social and psychological function
    W Jack Rejeski
    Departments of Health and Exercise Science and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University, Box 7867, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Transl Med 12:29. 2014
  3. pmc The MAT-sf: clinical relevance and validity
    W Jack Rejeski
    Wake Forest University, Box 7868, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Winston Salem, NC 27109
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1567-74. 2013
  4. pmc Design and implementation of the mobility assessment tool: software description
    Ryan T Barnard
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:73. 2013
  5. pmc The embodied and relational nature of the mind: implications for clinical interventions in aging individuals and populations
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science and Department of Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 8:657-65. 2013
  6. pmc Power of food moderates food craving, perceived control, and brain networks following a short-term post-absorptive state in older adults
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University, P O Box 7868, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Appetite 58:806-13. 2012
  7. pmc Lifestyle change and mobility in obese adults with type 2 diabetes
    W Jack Rejeski
    Reynolda Campus, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    N Engl J Med 366:1209-17. 2012
  8. pmc Evaluation of the late life disability instrument in the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P) study
    Fang Chi Hsu
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:115. 2010
  9. pmc Perceived difficulty, importance, and satisfaction with physical function in COPD patients
    Jeffrey A Katula
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, PO Box 7868 Reynolda Station, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:18. 2004
  10. pmc Enhancing quality of life in older adults: a comparison of muscular strength and power training
    Jeffrey A Katula
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:45. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Cooperative Lifestyle Intervention Program
    WALTER REJESKI; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Cooperative Lifestyle Intervention Program
    WALTER REJESKI; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. ncbi request reprint Obese, older adults with knee osteoarthritis: weight loss, exercise, and quality of life
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
    Health Psychol 21:419-26. 2002
    ....
  2. doi request reprint A group-mediated, home-based physical activity intervention for patients with peripheral artery disease: effects on social and psychological function
    W Jack Rejeski
    Departments of Health and Exercise Science and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University, Box 7867, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Transl Med 12:29. 2014
    ....
  3. pmc The MAT-sf: clinical relevance and validity
    W Jack Rejeski
    Wake Forest University, Box 7868, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Winston Salem, NC 27109
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1567-74. 2013
    ..e., confidence) for walking was related to MAT-sf scores beyond their actual 400-m walk time, and assessed the relationship of the MAT-sf with body mass index and other clinical variables...
  4. pmc Design and implementation of the mobility assessment tool: software description
    Ryan T Barnard
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:73. 2013
    ..In response to criticism levied during a pilot study of this tool, we sought to develop a new version built upon a flexible framework for designing and administering the instrument...
  5. pmc The embodied and relational nature of the mind: implications for clinical interventions in aging individuals and populations
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science and Department of Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 8:657-65. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Power of food moderates food craving, perceived control, and brain networks following a short-term post-absorptive state in older adults
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University, P O Box 7868, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Appetite 58:806-13. 2012
    ..Future research is needed to examine the eating behavior of persons who score high on the PFS and to develop interventions that directly target food cravings...
  7. pmc Lifestyle change and mobility in obese adults with type 2 diabetes
    W Jack Rejeski
    Reynolda Campus, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    N Engl J Med 366:1209-17. 2012
    ..Adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus often have limitations in mobility that increase with age. An intensive lifestyle intervention that produces weight loss and improves fitness could slow the loss of mobility in such patients...
  8. pmc Evaluation of the late life disability instrument in the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P) study
    Fang Chi Hsu
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:115. 2010
    ..In this paper we examine the measurement properties of the LLDI using data from the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P) study...
  9. pmc Perceived difficulty, importance, and satisfaction with physical function in COPD patients
    Jeffrey A Katula
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, PO Box 7868 Reynolda Station, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:18. 2004
    ..The sample consisted of older adults suffering from a progressively debilitating disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  10. pmc Enhancing quality of life in older adults: a comparison of muscular strength and power training
    Jeffrey A Katula
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:45. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare changes in multiple measures of quality of life resulting from ST vs. PT in older adults. A no exercise group was also included as control comparison condition...
  11. pmc Designing clinical trials for assessing the effects of cognitive training and physical activity interventions on cognitive outcomes: the Seniors Health and Activity Research Program Pilot (SHARP-P) study, a randomized controlled trial
    Claudine Legault
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Biostatistical Sciences Wachovia 21st floor, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:27. 2011
    ..Before definitive trials are mounted, important design questions on participation/adherence, training and interventions effects must be answered to more fully inform a full-scale trial...
  12. doi request reprint Measuring disability in older adults: the International Classification System of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 8:48-54. 2008
    ..The current project was designed to conduct such as analysis, and then to examine the psychometric properties of a measure that is based on this conceptual structure...
  13. pmc Predictors of adherence to physical activity in the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders pilot study (LIFE-P)
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Box 7868, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 2:485-94. 2007
    ..A prospective design was used to examine predictors of adherence to a physical activity intervention in older adults with compromised function...
  14. doi request reprint Social cognitive constructs and the promotion of physical activity in patients with peripheral artery disease
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:65-72. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide measures and accompanying psychometric support for key constructs from social cognitive theory relevant to the promotion of physical activity in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in prefrail older adults: confidence and satisfaction related to physical function
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Box 7868, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P19-26. 2008
    ..This is an important finding in light of the importance of these process variables in behavior change and quality of life...
  16. pmc Mindfulness: reconnecting the body and mind in geriatric medicine and gerontology
    W Jack Rejeski
    Departments of Health and Exercise Science and Public Health Science, Box 7868, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Gerontologist 48:135-41. 2008
    ..In the final section I discuss why mindfulness may be particularly useful in promoting physical activity among older adults and how physical activity may be used as a vehicle to promote mindfulness...
  17. doi request reprint Translating weight loss and physical activity programs into the community to preserve mobility in older, obese adults in poor cardiovascular health
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:880-6. 2011
    ..Our goal was to determine the effects of a physical activity and weight loss intervention on 18-month change in mobility among overweight or obese older adults in poor cardiovascular health...
  18. doi request reprint Obesity influences transitional states of disability in older adults with knee pain
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2102-7. 2008
    ....
  19. pmc The Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P): 2-year follow-up
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:462-7. 2009
    ....
  20. pmc State craving, food availability, and reactivity to preferred snack foods
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Appetite 54:77-83. 2010
    ..These results illustrate that state craving and expectations of food availability are important variables in understanding food-related cue reactivity...
  21. pmc Development and validation of a video-animated tool for assessing mobility
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, P O Box 7868, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:664-71. 2010
    ..Thus, we describe the development and validation of a short form (sf) video-animated tool for assessing mobility, the Mobility Assessment Tool-MAT-sf...
  22. pmc Weight loss and self-regulatory eating efficacy in older adults: the cooperative lifestyle intervention program
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, P O Box 7868, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:279-86. 2011
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Correlates of health-related quality of life in overweight and obese adults with type 2 diabetes
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:870-83. 2006
    ..Analyses examined the relationship that demographic characteristics, disease burden, and cardiovascular fitness had with HRQL: the Short Form 36 (SF-36) and the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) II...
  24. ncbi request reprint The prevention challenge: an overview of this supplement
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:107-9. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Compliance to exercise therapy in older participants with knee osteoarthritis: implications for treating disability
    W J Rejeski
    Department of Health, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 29:977-85. 1997
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Older adults with chronic disease: benefits of group-mediated counseling in the promotion of physically active lifestyles
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
    Health Psychol 22:414-23. 2003
    ..Results suggest that teaching older adults to integrate physical activity into their lives via GMCB leads to better long-term outcomes than standardized exercise therapy...
  27. ncbi request reprint The lifestyle interventions and independence for elders (LIFE) pilot study: design and methods
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of HES, Box 7868, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:141-54. 2005
    ..Other goals of this pilot phase include assessments of health-related quality of life and cost-effectiveness...
  28. ncbi request reprint Strength training in older adults: does desire determine confidence?
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P335-P337. 2005
    ..Studies involving older adults in strength training and physical rehabilitation should explore the development of behavioral interventions that target increases in such motives to be used in conjunction with these programs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Aging and physical disability: on integrating group and individual counseling with the promotion of physical activity
    W Jack Rejeski
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 30:166-70. 2002
    ..The resulting model of disability has direct implications for integrating group and individual counseling into exercise prescription...
  30. ncbi request reprint Functional health: innovations in research on physical activity with older adults
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:93-9. 2006
    ..This symposium was structured to provide two keynote addresses and recent innovations on the topic of physical activity interventions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy and the progression of functional limitations and self-reported disability in older adults with knee pain
    W J Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:S261-5. 2001
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Older adults' desire for physical competence
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:100-5. 2006
    ..To develop and provide initial psychometric support for a 16-item measure that assesses a new construct termed desire for physical competence (DPC)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and quality of life in older adults
    W J Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:23-35. 2001
    ..From a public health perspective, understanding what may cause change in quality of life has significant implications for the design, implementation, and promotion of physical activity programs for older adults...
  34. ncbi request reprint Older adults in cardiac rehabilitation: a new strategy for enhancing physical function
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1705-13. 2002
    ..7 (7.5) yr] after 3 months of exercise therapy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Exercise and depressive symptoms: a comparison of aerobic and resistance exercise effects on emotional and physical function in older persons with high and low depressive symptomatology
    Brenda W J H Penninx
    Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P124-32. 2002
    ..Aerobic and resistance exercise significantly reduced disability and pain and increased walking speed both, and to an equal extent, in persons with high depressive symptomatology and persons with low depressive symptomatology...
  36. ncbi request reprint The Reconditioning Exercise and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Trial II (REACT II): rationale and study design for a clinical trial of physical activity among individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Capri G Foy
    Section on Social Sciences and Health Policy, Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 27:135-46. 2006
    ..Other outcomes to be compared between the two interventions include physical function, self-reported physical disability, health-related quality of life, exercise capacity, body composition and inflammatory mediators...
  37. ncbi request reprint Physical activity counseling in primary care and patient well-being: Do patients benefit?
    Roger T Anderson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:146-54. 2005
    ..Benefits to health-related quality of life (HRQL) and subjective well-being may be as important and take less time to accrue...
  38. pmc Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) trial: baseline evaluation of selected nutrients and food group intake
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1367-75. 2009
    ..Little has been reported regarding food and nutrient intake in individuals diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and most reports have been based on findings in select groups or individuals who self-reported having diabetes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Should physical activity programs be tailored when older adults have compromised function?
    Anthony P Marsh
    Dept of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 17:294-306. 2009
    ..2 +/- 0.7). These preliminary data underscore the potential importance of tailoring interventions for older adults based on baseline levels of physical function...
  40. ncbi request reprint Strength training in older adults: an empowering intervention
    Jeffrey A Katula
    Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:106-11. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the benefits of adding a psychological empowerment intervention (PEI) to traditional strength training (TST) on social cognitive variables in community-dwelling older adults...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effect of treadmill and overground walking on function and attitudes in older adults
    Anthony P Marsh
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109 7868, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1157-64. 2006
    ..e., RPE of 13); and 2) the effects on physical function (short physical performance battery (SPPB), lateral mobility, 400-m walk) and participants' attitude towards training and level of enjoyment...
  42. ncbi request reprint Use of peak oxygen consumption in predicting physical function and quality of life in COPD patients
    Michael J Berry
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, PO Box 7868, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109 7868, USA
    Chest 129:1516-22. 2006
    ..To determine whether peak oxygen consumption (Vo(2)peak) adds to the power of FEV(1) in predicting physical function and quality of life in COPD patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint The unique and transient impact of acute exercise on pain perception in older, overweight, or obese adults with knee osteoarthritis
    Brian C Focht
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:201-10. 2002
    ..We conclude that the pain associated with acute exercise by older, overweight, or obese adults who have knee OA is transient. Findings are discussed in terms of the implications of exercise therapy for patients with knee OA...
  44. ncbi request reprint Objective assessment of activity in older adults at risk for mobility disability
    Anthony P Marsh
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109 7868, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1020-6. 2007
    ..In addition, we examined the potential influences of gait speed and body mass index (BMI) on step count accuracy...
  45. ncbi request reprint Exercise and dietary weight loss in overweight and obese older adults with knee osteoarthritis: the Arthritis, Diet, and Activity Promotion Trial
    Stephen P Messier
    Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1501-10. 2004
    ....
  46. pmc Using video animation to assess mobility in older adults
    Anthony P Marsh
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, P O Box 7868, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:217-27. 2011
    ..Thus, we developed a novel approach to examine this issue...
  47. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial comparing long-term and short-term exercise in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Michael J Berry
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 23:60-8. 2003
    ..To compare the effects of short-term (3 months) and long-term (18 months) involvement in an exercise program on self-reported disability and physical function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Baseline balance and functional decline in older adults with knee pain: the Observational Arthritis Study in Seniors
    Anthony P Marsh
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Gymnasium Building Room 313, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:331-9. 2003
    ..To examine the cross-sectional and longitudinal effect of baseline balance, independent of multiple covariates (sociodemographic variables, comorbidities), on self-reported disability and several measures of functional performance...
  49. pmc A lifestyle activity intervention in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Michael J Berry
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, PO Box 7868, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Respir Med 104:829-39. 2010
    ..Our purpose was to compare the effectiveness of a traditional exercise therapy (TET) program with a behavioral lifestyle activity program (LAP) in promoting physical activity...
  50. pmc Healthy Living Partnerships to Prevent Diabetes (HELP PD): design and methods
    Jeffrey A Katula
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, PO Box 7868, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:71-81. 2010
    ....
  51. pmc Lower extremity strength and power are associated with 400-meter walk time in older adults: The InCHIANTI study
    Anthony P Marsh
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109 7868, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1186-93. 2006
    ..This study examined the association between lower extremity strength or power with the time to complete a 400-meter walk, and attempted to identify thresholds within the relationship...
  52. ncbi request reprint The Arthritis, Diet and Activity Promotion Trial (ADAPT): design, rationale, and baseline results
    Gary D Miller
    Department of Health and Exercise Science Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
    Control Clin Trials 24:462-80. 2003
    ..The results from ADAPT will provide approaches clinicians should recommend for behavioral therapies that effectively reduce the incidence of disability associated with knee OA...
  53. ncbi request reprint Do optimism and pessimism predict physical functioning?
    Gretchen A Brenes
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    J Behav Med 25:219-31. 2002
    ..001), while optimism was related to performance only on the walking task (p < .05), after controlling for demographic and health variables...
  54. ncbi request reprint Development of a lateral mobility task to identify individuals at risk for mobility disability and functional decline
    Anthony P Marsh
    Dept of Health and Exercise Sciences, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109 7868, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 13:363-81. 2005
    ..The LATMOB task was significantly correlated with the Short Physical Performance Battery score. The LATMOB task is valid and reliable, but additional work is needed to assess its sensitivity to change and predictive validity...
  55. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity muscle function after strength or power training in older adults
    Anthony P Marsh
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109 7868, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 17:416-43. 2009
    ..In older adults with compromised function, PT leads to similar increases in strength and larger increases in power than ST...
  56. pmc Weight regain is related to decreases in physical activity during weight loss
    Xuewen Wang
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1781-8. 2008
    ..To examine whether adaptations in physical activity energy expenditure (PAEE) and resting metabolic rate (RMR) during weight loss were associated with future weight regain in overweight/obese, older women...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effects of a physical activity intervention on measures of physical performance: Results of the lifestyle interventions and independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P) study
    Marco Pahor
    Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, College of Medicine, University of Florida, 1329 SW 16th St, Rm 5161, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1157-65. 2006
    ..Our objective was to assess the effect of a comprehensive physical activity (PA) intervention on the SPPB and other physical performance measures...

Research Grants5

  1. Cooperative Lifestyle Intervention Program
    WALTER REJESKI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Analyses will also be conducted to determine whether changes in the primary outcome are mediated by changes in constructs from social cognitive theory. ..
  2. Cooperative Lifestyle Intervention Program
    WALTER REJESKI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Analyses will also be conducted to determine whether changes in the primary outcome are mediated by changes in constructs from social cognitive theory. ..