K Y Wolin

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Promoting physical activity in patients with colon adenomas: a randomized pilot intervention trial
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Washington University School of Medicine and Siteman Cancer Center, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39719. 2012
  2. doi Physical activity and urologic cancers
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Urol Oncol 30:729-34. 2012
  3. pmc Does perception equal reality? Weight misperception in relation to weight-related attitudes and behaviors among overweight and obese US adults
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:20. 2011
  4. pmc Can weight loss prevent cancer?
    K Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Br J Cancer 99:995-9. 2008
  5. pmc Physical activity and colon cancer prevention: a meta-analysis
    K Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Br J Cancer 100:611-6. 2009
  6. pmc Risk of urinary incontinence following prostatectomy: the role of physical activity and obesity
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Urol 183:629-33. 2010
  7. ncbi Exercise in adult and pediatric hematological cancer survivors: an intervention review
    K Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, Washington University in School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Leukemia 24:1113-20. 2010
  8. pmc Obesity and cancer
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, and Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Oncologist 15:556-65. 2010
  9. pmc Physical activity in US Blacks: a systematic review and critical examination of self-report instruments
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Washington University School of Medicine, St, Louis, MO 63110 USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:73. 2010
  10. pmc Change in physical activity and colon cancer incidence and mortality
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Washington University School of Medicine and Siteman Cancer Center, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3000-4. 2010

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. pmc Promoting physical activity in patients with colon adenomas: a randomized pilot intervention trial
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Washington University School of Medicine and Siteman Cancer Center, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39719. 2012
    ..The objective was to evaluate change in physical activity, measured by steps per day and minutes of moderate/vigorous physical activity...
  2. doi Physical activity and urologic cancers
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Urol Oncol 30:729-34. 2012
    ..The role of physical activity in decreasing urologic cancer risk is thus likely limited to advanced prostate and possibly kidney cancers with no association in testicular or bladder cancers...
  3. pmc Does perception equal reality? Weight misperception in relation to weight-related attitudes and behaviors among overweight and obese US adults
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:20. 2011
    ..We examined associations between weight misperception and several weight-related attitudes and behaviors among a nationally representative sample of overweight and obese US adults...
  4. pmc Can weight loss prevent cancer?
    K Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Br J Cancer 99:995-9. 2008
    ..Emphasis is placed on the time course of disease and implications for weight control to prevent cancer. We conclude that weight loss could prevent a major portion of common cancers...
  5. pmc Physical activity and colon cancer prevention: a meta-analysis
    K Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Br J Cancer 100:611-6. 2009
    ..83, 95% CI: 0.78, 0.88). This study confirms previous studies reporting an inverse association between physical activity and colon cancer in both men and women, and provides quantitative estimates of the inverse association...
  6. pmc Risk of urinary incontinence following prostatectomy: the role of physical activity and obesity
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Urol 183:629-33. 2010
    ..We evaluated the association of obesity and lack of physical activity with urinary incontinence in a sample of men who had undergone radical prostatectomy...
  7. ncbi Exercise in adult and pediatric hematological cancer survivors: an intervention review
    K Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, Washington University in School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Leukemia 24:1113-20. 2010
    ..Though more randomized controlled trials are needed, a growing body of literature supports the notion that regular physical activity is safe and has potential benefits for both adult and pediatric hematological cancer survivors...
  8. pmc Obesity and cancer
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, and Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Oncologist 15:556-65. 2010
    ..The burden of obesity on society continues to increase and warrants closer attention by clinicians for both cancer prevention and improved outcomes after diagnosis...
  9. pmc Physical activity in US Blacks: a systematic review and critical examination of self-report instruments
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Washington University School of Medicine, St, Louis, MO 63110 USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:73. 2010
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  10. pmc Change in physical activity and colon cancer incidence and mortality
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Washington University School of Medicine and Siteman Cancer Center, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3000-4. 2010
    ..Although data on the association of physical activity and colon cancer risk is convincing, little research has examined whether change in physical activity alters risk of cancer incidence and mortality...
  11. pmc Physical activity and risk of colon adenoma: a meta-analysis
    K Y Wolin
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Br J Cancer 104:882-5. 2011
    ..Little evidence is available on the relation of physical activity with colon adenomas, a colon cancer precursor...
  12. pmc Maximizing benefits for effective cancer survivorship programming: defining a dissemination and implementation plan
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Division of Public Health Services, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Oncologist 16:1189-96. 2011
    ..We consider the scientific evidence for benefit from interventions and the strategy for implementation and evaluation to sustain programs...
  13. pmc Design and conduct of intervention-based research among cancer survivors
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2078-84. 2011
    ..Finally, there is a need for interventions both of longer duration and those that take a practical trials approach and reflect clinical practice to speed implementation within practice and improve outcomes for cancer survivors...
  14. pmc Low discretionary time as a barrier to physical activity and intervention uptake
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:563-9. 2008
    ..To determine whether self-reported discretionary time was associated with physical activity and uptake of a physical activity promotion intervention in a multi-ethnic urban sample...
  15. pmc Obesity and immigration among Latina women
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:428-31. 2009
    ..These results suggest that mechanisms other than language contribute to the immigration effect...
  16. pmc Long-term physical activity patterns and health-related quality of life in U.S. women
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Chicago, IL 63110, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:490-9. 2007
    ..Despite studies showing that physically active individuals report higher quality-of-life scores, few data exist on the impact of changing physical activity levels on subsequent changes in quality of life...
  17. pmc Associations of physical activity, sedentary time, and insulin with percent breast density in Hispanic women
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1004-11. 2007
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  18. pmc Leisure-time physical activity patterns and risk of colon cancer in women
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:2776-81. 2007
    ..A significant inverse association exists between physical activity, including that of moderate intensity, such as walking, and risk of colon cancer in women that is more pronounced for distal tumors...
  19. pmc Acculturation and physical activity in a working class multiethnic population
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Med 42:266-72. 2006
    ..Determinants of physical activity in minority populations remain under-explored. Acculturation is one proposed mechanism for the disparities that exist between racial and ethnic groups in health outcomes...
  20. pmc Interrelations of socioeconomic position and occupational and leisure-time physical activity in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:229-41. 2008
    ..Of particular interest, given the potential applicability to traditionally underserved communities, is the nature of the association between occupational physical activity (OPA) and leisure-time physical activity (LTPA)...
  21. ncbi The effect of body mass index on PSA levels and the development, screening and treatment of prostate cancer
    Ted A Skolarus
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 4:605-14. 2007
    ..Hopefully, the increasing focus on these two highly prevalent health problems might further elucidate their complex relationship...
  22. pmc Associations of androgens with physical activity and fitness in young black and white men: the CARDIA Male Hormone Study
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Med 44:426-31. 2007
    ..We examined the associations of serum testosterone and sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) concentrations with physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in black and white young men...
  23. doi Time course of risk factors in cancer etiology and progression
    Esther K Wei
    Washington University, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:4052-7. 2010
    ..Advice to family members on lifestyle may become increasingly important for breast and other cancers where family history is a strong risk factor...
  24. pmc Validation of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire-Short among Blacks
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:746-60. 2008
    ..There is limited information about the validity of the IPAQ-S in diverse US samples...
  25. ncbi Immigration and obesity among lower income blacks
    Gary G Bennett
    Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, 44 Binney St, SM256, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1391-4. 2007
    ..Our objective was to examine the associations of nativity, immigrant generation, and language acculturation with obesity among lower income black adult men and women...
  26. pmc Safe to walk? Neighborhood safety and physical activity among public housing residents
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 4:1599-606; discussion 1607. 2007
    ..In such settings, neighborhood safety may impact willingness to be regularly physically active. We examined the association of perceived neighborhood safety with pedometer-determined physical activity and physical activity self-efficacy...
  27. ncbi Lifecourse socioeconomic position and weight change among blacks: The Pitt County study
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:172-81. 2007
    ..S. blacks has been attributed to low socioeconomic position (SEP), despite inconsistent empirical findings. It is unclear whether low SEP at various lifecourse stages differentially influences adulthood BMI and BMI change...
  28. pmc Television viewing and pedometer-determined physical activity among multiethnic residents of low-income housing
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1681-5. 2006
    ..We evaluated the association between television viewing and pedometer-determined physical activity among predominantly racial/ethnic minority residents of low-income housing in metropolitan Boston in 2005...
  29. pmc Does race/ethnicity moderate the association between job strain and leisure time physical activity?
    Gary G Bennett
    Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:60-7. 2006
    ..Racial/ethnic minorities report myriad barriers to regular leisure time physical activity (LTPA), including the stress and fatigue resulting from their occupational activities...
  30. pmc Pedometer-determined physical activity among multiethnic low-income housing residents
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:768-73. 2006
    ..We sought to characterize pedometer-determined physical activity among a predominantly racial and ethnic minority sample of adults residing in low-income housing...
  31. ncbi Misestimation of peer tobacco use: understanding disparities in tobacco use
    Christopher L Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:299-302. 2008
    ..Overestimating was associated with a > 80% increase in the risk of smoking. These data highlight the need to correct misinformation regarding smoking norms among students at some HBCUs...
  32. ncbi Attitudes Regarding Overweight, Exercise, and Health among Blacks (United States)
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:95-101. 2006
    ..To investigate Blacks'views regarding the connections among overweight, exercise, and health...