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2017 - The Twenty-Second Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2017

2017 - The Twenty-Second Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Twenty-second Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 20, 2017. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


2016 - The Twenty-First Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2016

2016 - The Twenty-First Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Twenty-first Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 21, 2016. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


Acute Exercise And Oxidative Stress: Crossfit™ Vs. Treadmill Bout, Brian Kliszczewicz, Quindry C. John, Blessing L. Daniel, Oliver D. Gretchen Oct 2015

Acute Exercise And Oxidative Stress: Crossfit™ Vs. Treadmill Bout, Brian Kliszczewicz, Quindry C. John, Blessing L. Daniel, Oliver D. Gretchen

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CrossFit™, a popular high-intensity training modality, has been the subject of scrutiny, with concerns of elevated risk of injury and health. Despite these concerns empirical evidence regarding physiologic stresses including acute oxidative stress is lacking. Therefore, the purpose of this investigation was to examine the acute redox response to a CrossFit™ bout. Furthermore, these findings were compared to a high-intensity treadmill bout as a point of reference. Ten males 26.4 ± 2.7 yrs having three or more months of CrossFit™ experience participated in the present study. Blood plasma was collected at four time points: Pre-exercise (PRE), immediately-post-exercise (IPE), 1 ...


If You Don’T Want To Talk About Food, Don’T Sit Next To Me, Judith L. Polk May 2015

If You Don’T Want To Talk About Food, Don’T Sit Next To Me, Judith L. Polk

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If You Don’t Want to Talk About Food, Don’t Sit Next to Me has as its main characters the same qualities taken from the new philosophy of Le Cordon Bleu: “Aspire, Discover, Flourish, Delight, and Thrive, and the memories made while a full-time student.


2015 - The Twentieth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2015

2015 - The Twentieth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Twentieth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 16, 2015. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


Effects Of Two Cognitive-Behavioral Physical Activity And Nutrition Treatments On Psychosocial Predictors Of Changes In Fruit/Vegetable And High-Fat Food Intake, And Weight, James J. Annesi, Monica Nandan, Kristin L. Mcewen Jan 2015

Effects Of Two Cognitive-Behavioral Physical Activity And Nutrition Treatments On Psychosocial Predictors Of Changes In Fruit/Vegetable And High-Fat Food Intake, And Weight, James J. Annesi, Monica Nandan, Kristin L. Mcewen

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Improved mood may increase the consumption of healthy foods and decrease the intake of unhealthy foods. Increased physical activity might improve mood and, thus, eating behaviors. Adults (Mage = 45 years) with severe and morbid obesity (Mbody mass index = 41kg/m2) were randomly assigned to 6 months of either cognitive-behavioral physical activity and nutrition-support methods alone (n = 92), or those methods plus mood regulation training (n = 92). There were significant improvements in physical activity, mood, self-regulation and selfefficacy for controlling eating, and weight that did not differ by group. Improvement in mood was associated with greater fruit/vegetable intake. Change in ...


Effects Of A Classroom Curriculum On Physical Activity And Its Psychological Predictors In High School Students, John Trinity, James J. Annesi Jul 2014

Effects Of A Classroom Curriculum On Physical Activity And Its Psychological Predictors In High School Students, John Trinity, James J. Annesi

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Recent research indicates that recommended amounts of physical activity suggested for health benefits are rarely met in high-school–age adolescents. A pilot study was conducted to investigate the effects of a classroom health-education–based curriculum intervention on the physical activity of high school students. A within-group research design was used on data from a sample of ninth grade boys and girls (N = 104) who received six classroom health education lessons over 5 weeks based on social cognitive theory. The lessons focused on improvements in the theory-based psychological variables of mood, body satisfaction, physical self-concept, and exercise self-efficacy. Mixed-model repeated-measures ANOVAs ...


2014 - The Nineteenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2014

2014 - The Nineteenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Nineteenth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 17, 2014. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


Generalization Of Theory-Based Predictions For Improved Nutrition To Adults With Morbid Obesity: Implications Of Initiating Exercise, James J. Annesi, Gisèle A. Tennant Dec 2013

Generalization Of Theory-Based Predictions For Improved Nutrition To Adults With Morbid Obesity: Implications Of Initiating Exercise, James J. Annesi, Gisèle A. Tennant

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Exercise is a robust predictor of long-term success with weight loss, and research based on social cognitive theory suggests that exercise program-induced changes in self-regulation, mood, and self-efficacy transfer to improved eating. These relationships were tested in adults with morbid obesity (overall Mage = 43 years; 86% female; Mbody mass index= 45 kg/m2) participating in a 6-month treatment of cognitive-behaviorally supported exercise paired with either standard nutrition education (n = 87) or cognitive-behavioral methods for controlled eating (n = 89). Based on multiple mediation analyses, improvements in self-regulation and self-efficacy were significantly associated with increased fruit and vegetable intake and reduced body ...


Reciprocal Effects Of Treatment-Induced Increases In Exercise And Improved Eating, And Their Psychosocial Correlates, In Obese Adults Seeking Weight Loss: A Field-Based Trial, James J. Annesi, Kandice J. Porter Dec 2013

Reciprocal Effects Of Treatment-Induced Increases In Exercise And Improved Eating, And Their Psychosocial Correlates, In Obese Adults Seeking Weight Loss: A Field-Based Trial, James J. Annesi, Kandice J. Porter

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Background: A better understanding of interrelations of exercise and improved eating, and their psychosocial correlates of self-efficacy, mood, and self-regulation, may be useful for the architecture of improved weight loss treatments. Theory-based research within field settings, with samples possessing high probabilities of health risks, might enable rapid application of useful findings. Methods: Adult volunteers with severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] 35–50 kg/m2; age = 43.0 ± 9.5 y; 83% female) were randomly assigned to six monthly cognitive-behavioral exercise support sessions paired with either group-based nutrition education (n = 145) or cognitive behavioral methods applied to improved eating (n ...


Reciprocal Effects Of Changes In Mood And Self-Regulation For Controlled Eating Associated With Differing Nutritional Treatments In Severely Obese Women, James J. Annesi, Kandice J. Porter Nov 2013

Reciprocal Effects Of Changes In Mood And Self-Regulation For Controlled Eating Associated With Differing Nutritional Treatments In Severely Obese Women, James J. Annesi, Kandice J. Porter

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Background: Weight-loss interventions have had disappointing outcomes, partly because of a minimal understanding of associated psychological factors. Theory-based treatments often seek to build self-regulation for controlling eating – a strong predictor of weight loss. Mood changes associated with treatment may, however, affect self-regulatory changes in obese women. Self-regulatory changes may, reciprocally, impact mood. Consequently, the aim of this study was to (a) assess treatment-associated effects on depression, total negative mood, and self-regulatory skills usage, and (b) determine whether changes in mood mediate self-regulatory skill changes, and vice-versa. Methods: Women with severe obesity were randomly assigned to groups of exercise support plus ...


Self-Regulatory Skills For Controlled Eating Emanating From Newly Initiated Physical Activity, James J. Annesi, Kandice J. Porter Sep 2013

Self-Regulatory Skills For Controlled Eating Emanating From Newly Initiated Physical Activity, James J. Annesi, Kandice J. Porter

Faculty Publications

The relationship of physical activity with weight loss may largely be due to its association with psychosocial factors. The goal of this research was to clarify such relationships using a field design lasting 24 weeks. In Study 1, change in self-regulation for controlled eating, but not energy expenditure, mediated the relationship between changes in physical activity and weight in formerly sedentary, severely obese adults (n = 174). In Study 2 (n = 148), the addition of a cognitive-behavioral nutrition treatment was associated with significantly greater improvement in self-regulation for eating. Physical activity-related self-regulation changes were related to those improvements. Changes in self-efficacy ...


Relative Effects Of Reduced Weight And Increased Physical Activity On Hemoglobin A1c: Suggestions For Behavioral Treatments, James J. Annesi, Ping H. Johnson Jul 2013

Relative Effects Of Reduced Weight And Increased Physical Activity On Hemoglobin A1c: Suggestions For Behavioral Treatments, James J. Annesi, Ping H. Johnson

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Behavioral treatments for diabetes have often been unsuccessful and may benefit from a better understanding of the relative effects of two common treatment foci – decreased weight and increased volume of physical activity – on blood glucose. Overweight and obese adults (N = 59; Mage = 60 years) with hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) values consistent with diabetes participated in a 6-month community-based behavioral treatment based on tenets of self-efficacy theory and social cognitive theory. The treatment was associated with significantly increased physical activity, reduced body mass index (BMI), and reduced HbA1c levels (ps < .001). Changes in BMI and physical activity accounted for a significant portion of the variance in change in HbA1c, R2 = .13, p = .023. Change in volume of physical activity, β = −.36, p = .007, but not change in BMI, β = −.03, p = .792, significantly contributed to the variance in HbA1c change that was accounted for. There was no effect based on the sex of participants. Discussion focused on how findings might impact the efficacy, efficiency, and application of behavioral treatments for diabetes management.


2013 - The Eighteenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2013

2013 - The Eighteenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Eighteenth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 25, 2013. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


Supported Exercise Improves Controlled Eating And Weight Through Its Effects On Psychosocial Factors: Extening A Systematic Research Program Toward Treatment Development, James J. Annesi Dec 2012

Supported Exercise Improves Controlled Eating And Weight Through Its Effects On Psychosocial Factors: Extening A Systematic Research Program Toward Treatment Development, James J. Annesi

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Background: Behavioral weight-loss treatments have been overwhelmingly unsuccessful. 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. Objective: The aim was to synthesize research on associations of changes in exercise behaviors, psychosocial factors, eating behaviors, and weight; and then conduct further direct testing to inform the development of an improved treatment approach. Methods: A systematic program of health behavior-change research based on social cognitive theory, and extensions of that theory applied to exercise and weight loss, was first reviewed. Then, to extend ...


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, Gisèle A. Tennant Oct 2012

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, Gisèle A. Tennant

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Background: Obesity is a national health problem regularly confronting medical professionals. Although reduced-energy (kilocalorie [kcal]) eating and increased exercise will reliably reduce weight, these behaviors have been highly resistant to sustained change. Objective: To control eating using theory-based cognitive-behavioral methods that leverage the positive psychosocial effects of newly initiated exercise as an alternate to typical approaches of education about appropriate nutrition. Method: A woman, age 48 years, with morbid obesity initiated exercise through a 6-month exercise support protocol based on social cognitive and self-efficacy theory (The Coach Approach). This program was followed by periodic individual meetings with a wellness professional ...


2012 - The Seventeenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2012

2012 - The Seventeenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Seventeenth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 10, 2012. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


2011 - The Sixteenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2011

2011 - The Sixteenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Sixteenth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 26, 2011. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


2010 - The Fifteenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2010

2010 - The Fifteenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Fifteenth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 27, 2010. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


2009 - The Fourteenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2009

2009 - The Fourteenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Fourteenth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 13, 2009. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


2008 - The Thirteenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2008

2008 - The Thirteenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Thirteenth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 14, 2008. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


2007 - The Twelfth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2007

2007 - The Twelfth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Twelfth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 23, 2007. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


2006 - The Eleventh Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2006

2006 - The Eleventh Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Eleventh Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 7, 2006. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


2005 - The Tenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2005

2005 - The Tenth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Tenth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 8, 2005. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


2004 - The Ninth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2004

2004 - The Ninth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Ninth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 16, 2004. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


2003 - The Eighth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2003

2003 - The Eighth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Eighth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 18, 2003. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


2002 - The Seventh Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Apr 2002

2002 - The Seventh Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Seventh Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on April 5, 2002. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


2001 - The Sixth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars Mar 2001

2001 - The Sixth Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Sixth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on March 30, 2001. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.


1998 - The Third Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars May 1998

1998 - The Third Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Third Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on May 8th, 1998. Includes abstracts from the presentation and posters.


1997 - The Second Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars May 1997

1997 - The Second Annual Symposium Of Student Scholars

Symposium of Student Scholars Program Books

The full program book from the Second Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, held on May 23rd, 1997. Includes abstracts from the presentations and posters.