Wendy C King

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Objectively-measured sedentary time and cardiometabolic health in adults with severe obesity
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 84:12-8. 2016
  2. pmc Associations between physical activity and mental health among bariatric surgical candidates
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Pittsburgh 15261, USA
    J Psychosom Res 74:161-9. 2013
  3. pmc The importance of preoperative and postoperative physical activity counseling in bariatric surgery
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 41:26-35. 2013
  4. pmc Walking capacity of bariatric surgery candidates
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:48-59. 2012
  5. pmc Pre- to postoperative changes in physical activity: report from the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery-2 (LABS-2)
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:522-32. 2012
  6. pmc Prevalence of alcohol use disorders before and after bariatric surgery
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    JAMA 307:2516-25. 2012
  7. pmc Physical activity levels of patients undergoing bariatric surgery in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery study
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:721-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Objective measures of neighborhood environment and physical activity in older women
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:461-9. 2005
  9. pmc Distribution of 10-year and lifetime predicted risk for cardiovascular disease prior to surgery in the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery-2 study
    Rachel H Mackey
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1130-7. 2012
  10. pmc Weight change and health outcomes at 3 years after bariatric surgery among individuals with severe obesity
    Anita P Courcoulas
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    JAMA 310:2416-25. 2013

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Objectively-measured sedentary time and cardiometabolic health in adults with severe obesity
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 84:12-8. 2016
    ..Findings indicate the importance of considering ST as a distinct health risk among adults with severe obesity, and suggest a 10min minimum duration may be preferable to 1min or 30min for establishing ST from activity monitor data. ..
  2. pmc Associations between physical activity and mental health among bariatric surgical candidates
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Pittsburgh 15261, USA
    J Psychosom Res 74:161-9. 2013
    ..To examine associations between physical activity (PA) and mental health among adults undergoing bariatric surgery...
  3. pmc The importance of preoperative and postoperative physical activity counseling in bariatric surgery
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 41:26-35. 2013
    ..This review provides the rationale for PA counseling in bariatric surgery and describes how to appropriately tailor strategies to preoperative and postoperative patients...
  4. pmc Walking capacity of bariatric surgery candidates
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:48-59. 2012
    ..The setting was multi-institutional at research university hospitals in the United States...
  5. pmc Pre- to postoperative changes in physical activity: report from the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery-2 (LABS-2)
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:522-32. 2012
    ..Numerous studies have reported that bariatric surgery patients report more physical activity (PA) after surgery than before; however, the quality of the PA assessment has been questionable...
  6. pmc Prevalence of alcohol use disorders before and after bariatric surgery
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    JAMA 307:2516-25. 2012
    ..Anecdotal reports suggest bariatric surgery may increase the risk of alcohol use disorder (AUD), but prospective data are lacking...
  7. pmc Physical activity levels of patients undergoing bariatric surgery in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery study
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:721-8. 2008
    ..We also examined the relationships between objectively determined PA level and the patient's body mass index and self-reported purposeful exercise...
  8. ncbi request reprint Objective measures of neighborhood environment and physical activity in older women
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:461-9. 2005
    ..Yet, most older women are not regularly active. This study attempts to identify objectively measured attributes of the neighborhood environment that may be associated with physical activity levels in older women...
  9. pmc Distribution of 10-year and lifetime predicted risk for cardiovascular disease prior to surgery in the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery-2 study
    Rachel H Mackey
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1130-7. 2012
    ..clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=NCT00465829)...
  10. pmc Weight change and health outcomes at 3 years after bariatric surgery among individuals with severe obesity
    Anita P Courcoulas
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    JAMA 310:2416-25. 2013
    ..Severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] ≥35) is associated with a broad range of health risks. Bariatric surgery induces weight loss and short-term health improvements, but little is known about long-term outcomes of these operations...
  11. pmc Objective assessment of changes in physical activity and sedentary behavior: Pre- through 3 years post-bariatric surgery
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 23:1143-50. 2015
    ..To evaluate change in sedentary behavior (SB) and physical activity (PA) over 3 years following bariatric surgery...
  12. pmc Objective Versus Self-Reported Physical Activity in Overweight and Obese Young Adults
    John M Jakicic
    Dept of Health and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, PA
    J Phys Act Health 12:1394-400. 2015
    ..To compare moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) assessed via questionnaires to an objective measure of MVPA in overweight or obese young adults...
  13. ncbi request reprint The relationship between convenience of destinations and walking levels in older women
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:74-82. 2003
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  14. ncbi request reprint Predictors of weight control advice in primary care practices: patient health and psychosocial characteristics
    Laurey R Simkin-Silverman
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Prev Med 40:71-82. 2005
    ..Past research has surveyed primary care physicians (PCP) about their attitudes and practices towards obese patients, yet less is known about the patients receiving advice...
  15. pmc Reproductive health of women electing bariatric surgery
    Gabriella G Gosman
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:1426-31. 2010
    ..To describe the reproductive health history and characteristics of women having bariatric surgery and to determine whether this differs by age of onset of obesity...
  16. pmc Objective vs. Self-report Sedentary Behavior in Overweight and Obese Young Adults
    Bethany Barone Gibbs
    Dept of Health and Physical Activity, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Phys Act Health 12:1551-7. 2015
    ..Sedentary behavior (SED) has been measured almost exclusively by self-reported total SED or television time in longitudinal studies. This manuscript aimed to compare self-reported vs. objectively measured SED...
  17. pmc Determining activity monitor wear time: an influential decision rule
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:566-80. 2011
    ..adults) may dictate the duration of monitor inactivity indicative of nonwear. A standardized method for determining appropriate decision rules to identify wear time is needed...
  18. pmc Short-term weight loss with diet and physical activity in young adults: The IDEA study
    John M Jakicic
    Department of Health and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 23:2385-97. 2015
    ..This study examined the effect of a behavioral weight loss intervention (BWLI) on young adults (age = 18-35 years)...
  19. pmc Objectively measured physical activity of USA adults by sex, age, and racial/ethnic groups: a cross-sectional study
    Marquis S Hawkins
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:31. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  20. pmc Relationship of body mass index with demographic and clinical characteristics in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS)
    Steven H Belle
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:474-80. 2008
    ..BMI is often used to characterize patient risk in bariatric surgery. However, its relationship with other risk factors has not been well characterized...