Predictors of Obesity, Weight Gain, Diet, and Physical Activity Workshop

Bethesda, MD

August 4-5, 2004

Holiday Inn Select, Bethesda, MD
Versailles IV Room, Second Floor

Agenda and Abstracts

Meeting Summary
Speaker Roster


Co-chairs: Cora E. Lewis & James Sallis

Wednesday, August 4
8:30 AM Registration and light refreshments
9:00 AM Welcome and Introductions
Cay Loria
Denise Simons-Morton
9:15 AM Goals of the workshop
Cora E. Lewis
9:25 AM An Ecological Model of Diet, Physical Activity, and Obesity
James Sallis
Diet and Physical Activity as Predictors of Weight Outcomes
Moderator: Karen Glanz
9:45 AM What We Know about Obesity Development During Adolescence: Findings from the NHLBI Growth and Health Study - The Role of Diet and Activity in Obesity Development During Adolescence
Sue Kimm
10:05 AM Predictors of Weight Outcomes, Dietary Behaviors, and Physical Activity in Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study (CARDIA)
Cora E. Lewis
10:25 AM Break
10:40 AM The Framingham Nutrition Studies Insights into Weight History, Dietary Patterns, Obesity Prevention, and Risk Reduction
Barbara Millen
11:00 AM Strong Heart Study
Barbara Howard
11:20 AM Predictors of obesity and weight gain in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study and the Nurses’ Health Studies
Eric Rimm
11:40 AM Discussion
12:10 PM Lunch (on your own)
Behavioral, Social, and Environmental Predictors of Weight Outcomes, Dietary Behaviors, and Physical Activity
Moderator: Phil Brantley
1:20 PM What We Know about Obesity Development During Adolescence: Findings from the NHLBI Growth and Health Study - The Role of Sociodemographic, Psychologic and Behavioral Predictors of Weight Outcomes, Dietary Behaviors and Physical Activity
Sue Kimm
1:40 PM Obesity and the Environment: The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health)
Penny Gordon-Larsen
2:00 PM Predictors of Weight Outcomes, Dietary Behaviors, and Physical Activity in Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study (CARDIA)
Cora E. Lewis
2:20 PM Young Adult Environment, Physical Activity & Diet Dynamics in the CARDIA Study
Penny Gordon-Larsen
2:30 PM Predictors of Obesity, Weight Gain, Diet and Physical Activity in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC)
June Stevens
2:50 PM Sociocultural Status and Weight Gain in Mexican Americans
Helen Hazuda
3:10 PM Break
3:30 PM Predictors of Obesity: Weight Gain, Diet, and Physical Activity The National Weight Control Registry
Rena Wing
3:50 PM Discussion
Methodological Issues
Moderator: Cay Loria
4:20 PM Modeling Mechanisms and Causal Pathways
Diane Catellier
4:50 PM Discussion
5:05 PM Adjourn for the day

Thursday, August 5
Predictors of Weight Outcomes in Trials or Managed Care Settings
Moderator: Beth Lewis
8:30 AM Psychological and Behavioral Predictors of Weight Outcomes in the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
Linda Delahanty
8:50 AM Psychosocial Predictors of Weight Outcomes in the PREMIER Trial
Phillip Brantley
9:10 AM Variables Associated with Weight Gain or Reduced Weight Loss Success from Observational Cohort or Weight Loss Intervention Studies Among Health Plan Members—A Preliminary Analysis Partners for Better Health/Weigh-To-Be
Nico Pronk
9:30 AM The Potential for Brief Weight Loss Interventions in Medical Care Settings
Victor Stevens
9:40 AM Discussion
Implications for Further Research and Prevention Efforts
Moderator: June Stevens
10:10 AM Predictors of Obesity
Rena Wing
10:25 AM Discussion
10:40 AM Break
11:00 AM Predictors of Dietary Behavior
Karen Glanz
11:15 AM Discussion
11:30 AM Predictors of Physical Activity Behavior
Stewart Trost
11:45 AM Discussion
12:00 PM Summary and final remarks
Co-chairs
12:30 PM Workshop adjourns

 

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