James Annesi

Summary

Affiliation: YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between changes in acute exercise-induced feeling states, self-motivation, and adults' adherence to moderate aerobic exercise
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 94:425-39. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-motivation moderates effect of exercise-induced feelings on adherence
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 94:467-75. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Association of multimodal treatment-induced improvements in stress, exercise volume, nutrition, and weight with improved blood pressure in severely obese women
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue, NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Behav Med 20:397-402. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effects of the Start For Life treatment on physical activity in primarily African American preschool children of ages 3-5 years
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 18:300-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive-behavioural physical activity treatment in African-American pre-schoolers: effects of age, sex, and BMI
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, United States
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:E128-32. 2013
  6. pmc From morbid obesity to a healthy weight using cognitive-behavioral methods: a woman's three-year process with one and one-half years of weight maintenance
    James J Annesi
    Wellness Advancement, YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA, USA
    Perm J 16:54-9. 2012
  7. pmc Supported exercise improves controlled eating and weight through its effects on psychosocial factors: extending a systematic research program toward treatment development
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA, USA
    Perm J 16:7-18. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Contrast of biochemical and psychosocial explanations of the relationship of exercise and improved mood
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 114:693-7. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of the Youth Fit for Life protocol on physiological, psychological, and behavioral factors at YMCA Calgary after-school care sites
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue N E, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychol Rep 104:879-95. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Psychological factors discriminating between successful and unsuccessful weight loss in a behavioral exercise and nutrition education treatment
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue, NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Int J Behav Med 17:168-75. 2010

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Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between changes in acute exercise-induced feeling states, self-motivation, and adults' adherence to moderate aerobic exercise
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 94:425-39. 2002
    ..Limitations and replication of results using different types samples and types of exercise are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-motivation moderates effect of exercise-induced feelings on adherence
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 94:467-75. 2002
    ..The need to replicate findings across various types of participant, exercise, and setting was emphasized...
  3. doi request reprint Association of multimodal treatment-induced improvements in stress, exercise volume, nutrition, and weight with improved blood pressure in severely obese women
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue, NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Behav Med 20:397-402. 2013
    ..Although medication is the treatment of choice, behavioral methods might also improve BP in individuals with both prehypertension and hypertension...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of the Start For Life treatment on physical activity in primarily African American preschool children of ages 3-5 years
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 18:300-9. 2013
    ..After sufficient replications that better account for different sample types, parental effects and physical activity outside of the school day, and long-term effects, widespread dissemination may be considered...
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive-behavioural physical activity treatment in African-American pre-schoolers: effects of age, sex, and BMI
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, United States
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:E128-32. 2013
    ..Low amounts of physical activity may be a primary cause. Interventions intended to increase physical activity during pre-school have had minimal effects...
  6. pmc From morbid obesity to a healthy weight using cognitive-behavioral methods: a woman's three-year process with one and one-half years of weight maintenance
    James J Annesi
    Wellness Advancement, YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA, USA
    Perm J 16:54-9. 2012
    ..Although reduced-energy (kilocalorie [kcal]) eating and increased exercise will reliably reduce weight, these behaviors have been highly resistant to sustained change...
  7. pmc Supported exercise improves controlled eating and weight through its effects on psychosocial factors: extending a systematic research program toward treatment development
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA, USA
    Perm J 16:7-18. 2012
    ..Many inadequately address both behavioral theory and extant research--especially in regard to the lack of viability of simply educating individuals on improved eating and exercise behaviors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contrast of biochemical and psychosocial explanations of the relationship of exercise and improved mood
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 114:693-7. 2012
    ..Sex and age did not contribute to the variance explained. Results supported psychosocial vs biochemical explanations of the relationship between exercise and mood improvement...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of the Youth Fit for Life protocol on physiological, psychological, and behavioral factors at YMCA Calgary after-school care sites
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue N E, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychol Rep 104:879-95. 2009
    ..Implications for use of behaviorally based methods for large-scale obesity prevention treatments in preadolescents were discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Psychological factors discriminating between successful and unsuccessful weight loss in a behavioral exercise and nutrition education treatment
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue, NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Int J Behav Med 17:168-75. 2010
    ..Psychological and behavioral characteristics that predict success or failure with weight-loss treatments are poorly understood...
  11. doi request reprint Psychological factors associated with weight loss in obese and severely obese women in a behavioral physical activity intervention
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:593-606. 2010
    ..Implications for weight loss theory and treatment are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Correlates of changes in voluntary physical activity associated with the Youth Fit For Life intervention during after-school care
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 102:911-9. 2008
    ..Implications of findings to maximize treatment effects on voluntary physical activity were suggested...
  13. doi request reprint Relations of mood and exercise with weight loss in formerly sedentary obese women
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:676-83. 2008
    ..To assess relations of mood changes, exercise, and weight loss among formerly sedentary obese women (N=76; Mean BMI=36.6) reporting weight loss goals...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relations of sex differences in initial Body Mass Index and physical activity with observed changes over 12 weeks among children in the Youth Fit for Life after-school care intervention
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 105:1196-202. 2007
    ..were not significant (r(12.3) = .06 and .15, respectively). Further study of the implications of children's sex in the health behavior-change process was suggested...
  15. doi request reprint Relations of exercise, self-appraisal, mood changes and weight loss in obese women: testing propositions based on Baker and Brownell's (2000) model
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Am J Med Sci 335:198-204. 2008
    ..Physical activity may have significant indirect effects on weight reduction associated with changes in psychological variables, although explanatory models are lacking...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relations of age with changes in self-efficacy and physical self-concept in preadolescents participating in a physical activity intervention during afterschool care
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303 USA
    Percept Mot Skills 105:221-6. 2007
    ..After replication, implications for design of physical activity interventions for preadolescents were suggested...
  17. ncbi request reprint Contrast of frequency of positive and negative feeling state changes associated with standard and reduced cardiovascular exercise
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 105:159-62. 2007
    ..After replication, implications for adjusting exercise to increase adherence were discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of a computer feedback treatment and behavioral support protocol on drop out from a newly initiated exercise program
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 105:55-66. 2007
    ..Limitations and the need to evaluate and extend research on interventions for reducing drop out from exercise programs were discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of the COACH APPROACH intervention on drop-out rates among adults initiating exercise programs at nine YMCAs over three years
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 104:459-66. 2007
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Dose-response and self-efficacy effects of an exercise program on vigor change in obese women
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Am J Med Sci 339:127-32. 2010
    ..The causative factors of exercise-induced mood change remain unclear. The objective of this study was to clarify the relationship of exercise with change in vigor (energy level)...
  21. doi request reprint Relations of mood with body mass index changes in severely obese women enrolled in a supported physical activity treatment
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue, NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Obes Facts 1:88-92. 2008
    ..Relations of physical activity, mood, and weight change are not well understood in persons classified as severely obese (BMI > or = 40 kg/m(2)), however. This research tested these relationships in women with severe obesity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictors of exercise-induced mood change during a 6-month exercise and nutrition education program with obese women
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 109:931-40. 2009
    ..Replications with control groups, direct measurement of biochemical markers, and nonselective samples with different characteristics in different contexts with longitudinal designs are required...
  23. doi request reprint Self-regulatory skills usage strengthens the relations of self-efficacy for improved eating, exercise, and weight in the severely obese: toward an explanatory model
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Behav Med 37:71-6. 2011
    ..38). Findings suggest that behavioral theory should guide research on weight-loss treatment, and a focus on self-efficacy and self-regulatory skills applied to specific nutrition and exercise behaviors is warranted...
  24. doi request reprint Path analysis of exercise treatment-induced changes in psychological factors leading to weight loss
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue, NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Psychol Health 26:1081-98. 2011
    ..06; CFI = 0.97; TLI = 0.95. Associations of psychological effects linked to exercise programme participation with predictors of appropriate eating and weight loss were found, and may inform theory, research and treatments...
  25. ncbi request reprint Moderation of participant characteristics in the relationships of changes in self-regulation for exercise with self-regulation for controlled eating, and self-efficacy for exercise with self-efficacy for controlled eating
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 108:329-37. 2011
    ..With continued research, practical treatments based on relationships between exercise- and eating-related variables ultimately may prove to be efficacious, with positive effects that may generalize across participant types and settings...
  26. ncbi request reprint Relationships between self-regulation skills and physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption in obese adults: mediation of mood and self-efficacy
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue, NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 108:95-103. 2011
    ..35). Results were consistent with the few laboratory-based findings available and, after replication, may extend theory related to obesity treatment...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of the coach approach intervention on adherence to exercise in obese women: assessing mediation of social cognitive theory factors
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 82:99-108. 2011
    ..Extensions of this research across different sample types, and with longer durations, were suggested to refine theory and, ultimately, improve exercise adherence treatments...
  28. doi request reprint Relationship of exercise program participation with weight loss in adults with severe obesity: assessing psychologically based mediators
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, GA and Southern Regional Health System, Riverdale, GA 30303, USA
    South Med J 103:1119-23. 2010
    ..Thus, it has been suggested that exercise-induced changes in psychological variables associated with appropriate eating may be mediators...
  29. pmc Relations of self-regulation and self-efficacy for exercise and eating and BMI change: A field investigation
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Biopsychosoc Med 4:10. 2010
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Association of reduction in waist circumference with normalization of mood in obese women initiating exercise supported by the Coach Approach protocol
    James J Annesi
    Wellness Department, YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    South Med J 103:517-21. 2010
    ..Interrelations of exercise, mood, and weight reduction are unclear in the behavioral treatment of obesity...
  31. ncbi request reprint Initial body mass index and free-time physical activity moderate effects of the Youth Fit for Life treatment in African-American pre-adolescents
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 110:789-800. 2010
    ..61). These data clarified and extended findings to date for the Youth Fit For Life treatment, but replications across age groups, ethnicities, and administration formats are required...
  32. doi request reprint Relations of changes in self-regulatory efficacy and physical self-concept with improvements in body satisfaction in obese women initiating exercise with cognitive-behavioral support
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, United States
    Body Image 7:356-9. 2010
    ..Theory and treatment implications were discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Correlations of changes in weight and body satisfaction for obese women initiating exercise: assessing effects of ethnicity
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 105:1072-6. 2009
    ..For the African-American women only, compliance with the assigned exercise regimen directly predicted change in Body Areas Satisfaction. Implications of ethnicity for behavioral weight loss treatment were discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Relations of physical self-concept and muscular strength with resistance Exercise-induced Feeling State scores in older women
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 104:183-90. 2007
    ..Statistical significance was only reached, however, on changes in the Physical Exhaustion scale (R2 = .16, p = .02). Limitations and implications for theoretical development and applied use were discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Moderating effects of physical self-appraisal on relations of weight with energy changes for obese women initiating a supported exercise and nutrition information program
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue, NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 99:925-9. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Relations of changes in exercise self-efficacy, physical self-concept, and body satisfaction with weight changes in obese white and African American women initiating a physical activity program
    James J Annesi
    Wellness Department, YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:19-22. 2007
    ..To determine the effectiveness of changes in factors associated with self-efficacy theory for predicting weight change in obese women of two ethnic groups...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effects of a cognitive behavioral treatment protocol on the drop-out rates of exercise participants in 17 YMCA facilities of six cities
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 95:250-6. 2004
    ..Design limitations and the need for replication were discussed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Relationship between self-efficacy and changes in rated tension and depression for 9- to 12-yr.-old children enrolled in a 12-wk. after-school physical activity program
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 99:191-4. 2004
    ..Findings are consistent with behavioral explanations of the relationship between exercise and mood changes. Caution is appropriate as there was no control group, and familiarity might be an explanation of the findings...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relationship of social cognitive theory factors to exercise maintenance in adults
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 99:142-8. 2004
    ..Discussion emphasized the need for replication and implications for exercise adherence intervention...
  40. ncbi request reprint Relationship of feeling states after exercise and Total Mood Disturbance over 10 weeks in formerly sedentary women
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 99:107-15. 2004
    ..Changes in Total Mood Disturbance were not significantly correlated with changes in resting heart rate over the 10 weeks. Discussion included limitations and, after replication, possible application of the findings...
  41. ncbi request reprint Association of exercise counselors' sex with exercise session attendance in women enrolled in a cognitive behavioral treatment system
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 99:48-50. 2004
    ..No significant difference between the treatment groups was found. Findings suggest that the sex of exercise counselors does not appear to influence attendance of exercise sessions...
  42. ncbi request reprint Mood states of formerly sedentary younger and older women at weeks 1 and 10 of a moderate exercise program
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:1337-42. 2004
    ..Across both exercise groups, amount of mood score changes over 10 weeks were negatively correlated with initial mood scores (rs= -.22 to -.75). Limitations and research implications were discussed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Relationship between number of exercise counseling sessions attended and adherence to a new exercise program
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:907-8. 2004
    ..Attendance at treatment sessions based on cognitive-behavioral and social cognitive theory were significantly correlated with exercise session drop out rpb = -.56) and attendance (rpb = .69) in 130 adults beginning new exercise programs...
  44. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evaluation of a 10-wk. resistance and cardiovascular exercise protocol on physiological and psychological measures for a sample of older women
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 98:163-70. 2004
    ..The need for replication, including a control group and follow-up, plus continued research on exercise protocols both well-tolerated and effective for older individuals and other specific groups, were discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in relations of cardiorespiratory and mood changes associated with self-selected amounts of cardiovascular exercise
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:1339-46. 2003
    ..Limitations and the need for replication with a control group were discussed. The possible advantages of allowing new and returning exercisers to self-select initial physical activity amounts were discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint Preliminary estimates of effects of a cognitive behavioral treatment system on drop-out rates in exercise programs at three YMCA facilities
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:1025-31. 2003
    ..K., and Italy. Replication, more detailed assessment of outputs of exercise, and tests of further revisions of the protocol were suggested to extend this preliminary research...
  47. ncbi request reprint Relation of rated fatigue and changes in energy after exercise and over 14 weeks in previously sedentary women exercisers
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 95:719-27. 2002
    ..54) were found which indicated a relation between changes in feeling after exercise and those over 14 wk. Limitations and implications of the findings were discussed based on theories of exercise-induced affective change...
  48. ncbi request reprint Relation of perceived fitness with health changes and physiological changes in women exercisers
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 95:226. 2002
    ..Perceived fitness and health changes were not significantly correlated with corresponding physiological changes in 26 formerly sedentary women during a 16-wk. moderate cardiovascular exercise...
  49. ncbi request reprint Relation of body fat to depression and overall mood changes over a 10-wk. course of moderate exercise in formerly sedentary older women
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 95:447-8. 2004
    ..There were no significant relationships (rs = -.01 to .06) between percent body fat and changes in depression and overall mood scores on the Profile of Mood States in older women just beginning a moderate exercise program...
  50. ncbi request reprint Changes in depressed mood associated with 10 weeks of moderate cardiovascular exercise in formerly sedentary adults
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 96:855-62. 2005
    ..Methodological improvements, limitations, and practical application of findings after replication were discussed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Preliminary validation of an assessment for evaluating administration of a structured exercise counseling protocol
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 100:723-4. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Relations of perceived bodily changes with actual changes and changes in mood in obese women initiating an exercise and weight-loss program
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 103:238-40. 2006
    ..No significant relationships were found between self-reported body satisfaction and measures of bodily changes. After replication, implications for theory and treatment were discussed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Correlates of mood changes in obese women initiating a moderate exercise and nutrition information program
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 99:225-9. 2006
    ..38, f3,40 = 8.09, p < .001)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Relations of physical self-concept and self-efficacy with frequency of voluntary physical activity in preadolescents: implications for after-school care programming
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue, N E, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Psychosom Res 61:515-20. 2006
    ..This study aimed to test relations of physical self-concept and self-efficacy with voluntary physical activity in preadolescents enrolled in an after-school physical activity program...
  55. ncbi request reprint Preliminary testing of a brief inventory for assessing changes in exercise-induced feeling states
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 102:776-80. 2006
    ..33 to .49. Internal consistency (.93) was acceptable. The need for replication to assess relationships between exercise durations and intensities with changes in exercise-induced feelings was discussed...
  56. ncbi request reprint Relations of self-motivation, perceived physical condition, and exercise-induced changes in revitalization and exhaustion with attendance in women initiating a moderate cardiovascular exercise regimen
    James Annesi
    Wellness Advancement, YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Women Health 42:77-93. 2005
    ..Replication and implications for treatments intended to increase exercise were discussed...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effects of a 12-week physical activity protocol delivered by YMCA after-school counselors (Youth Fit for Life) on fitness and self-efficacy changes in 5-12-year-old boys and girls
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 76:468-76. 2005
    ..The need for replication across ethnic groups was suggested. Limitations and the need for extension of research on supplementation of elementary school PE were discussed...
  58. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in correlations between personal incentives and self-motivation, and occurrence of perceived positive changes in feeling states after exercise
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue, NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 98:95-8. 2006
    ..exercise programs. No significant differences were found by sex. Self-motivation was also significantly related to occurrence of positive feeling changes for men...
  59. ncbi request reprint Relations of body esteem factors with exercise session attendance in women initiating a physical activity program
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 100:995-1003. 2005
    ..The fit of the findings within behavioral theory, implications for change in exercise behavior, and the need for replication and extension were discussed...
  60. ncbi request reprint Correlations of depression and total mood disturbance with physical activity and self-concept in preadolescents enrolled in an after-school exercise program
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 96:891-8. 2005
    ..35 to .53) were somewhat lower than reported for most adult samples. Findings supported social cognitive and self-efficacy theory and an association between physical activity and improved mental health in preadolescents...
  61. ncbi request reprint Improvements in self-concept associated with reductions in negative mood in preadolescents enrolled in an after-school physical activity program
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychol Rep 97:400-4. 2005
    ..40 and -.36, respectively). Results supported the positive effect of exercise on the assessed psychological factors in preadolescents. Cognitive behavioral theory-based explanations of the findings were discussed...
  62. ncbi request reprint Age as a moderator of relations of physical self-concept and mood changes associated with 10 weeks of programmed exercise in women
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 101:840-4. 2005
    ..29) and Total Mood Disturbance (R2=.18) scores. Findings supported propositions of social cognitive theory and self-efficacy theory. Limitations and the need for replication and extension were discussed...
  63. ncbi request reprint Relationship between reported motives for exercise and age of women attending a community fitness facility
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 94:605-6. 2002
    ..A significant negative relationship was found between age and scores on the Mental Benefits subscale (r=-.51, p<.01). After replication, findings may help tailor exercise promotion methods...
  64. ncbi request reprint Effects of differing durations and intensities of cardiovascular exercise on aversion and feeling states in new women exercisers
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 94:735-8. 2002
    ..Assigned exercise durations and intensities may, however, be less likely to be associated with positive postexercise changes in feelings than self-selected amounts...
  65. ncbi request reprint Goal-setting protocol in adherence to exercise by Italian adults
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 94:453-8. 2002
    ..0001). Suggestions for increasing confidence in findings through further research and practical implications of using the protocol to improve exercise maintenance across settings were discussed...
  66. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two exercise protocols on fitness score improvement in poorly conditioned Air Force personnel
    Wayne L Westcott
    South Shore YMCA, 79 Coddington Street, Quincy, MA 02169, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 104:629-36. 2007
    ..12 (chi1(2) =3.96, p = .05). Implications for enhancing physical fitness in poorly conditioned adults were discussed...