John Jakicic

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Faculty - Joint/Secondary

School Affiliations


Recent Grants

  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Center
  • Influence of physical activity and weight loss on brain plasticity

    Sep 1, 2012 - Aug 31, 2016
  • Action for Health and Diabetes Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Ancillary Study
  • Effect of Exercise and Weight Loss on Cardiovascular Health

    Sep 1, 2011 - Jun 30, 2016
  • A Randomized Trial to Compare Surgical and Medical Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes
  • Look AHEAD: Action for Health In Diabetes
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Recent Publications

  • Eaton CB, Hartman SJ, Schindler E, Pan G, Roberts MB, Risica PM, Gans KM, Jakicic JM, Marcus BH. A Tailored Lifestyle Intervention for Obese, Sedentary Patients in Primary Care: Choose To Lose Study. In Review: JAMA.
  • Bond DS, Vithiananthan S, Thomas G, Trautvetter J, Unick JL, Jakicic JM, Pohl D, Ryder BA, Roye D, Sax H, Wing RR. Bari-Active: A randomized controlled trial of a preoperative intervention to increase physical activity in bariatric surgery patients. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 Jan-Feb;11(1):169-77. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2014.07.010. Epub 2014 Jul 30.PubMed [citation] PMID: 25304832, PMCID: PMC4312263
  • Coen PM, Tanner CJ, Helbling NL, Dubis GS, Hames KC, Xie H, Eid GM, Stefanovic-Racic M, Toledo FG, Jakicic JM, Houmard JA, Goodpaster BH. Clinical trial demonstrates exercise following bariatric surgery improves insulin sensitivity.J Clin Invest. 2015 Jan;125(1):248-57. doi: 10.1172/JCI78016. Epub 2014 Dec 1.PubMed [citation] PMID: 25437877
  • Rogers RJ, Lang W, Gibbs BB, Davis KK, Burke LE, Kovacs SJ, Portzer LA, Jakicic JM. Comparison of a technology-based system and in-person behavioral weight loss intervention in adults with severe obesity. In Review: Obesity Science and Practice.
  • Allison DB, Williams MS, Hand GA, Jakicic JM, Fontaine KR. Conclusion of "Nordic walking for geriatric rehabilitation: a randomized pilot trial" is based on faulty statistical analysis and is inaccurate. Disabil Rehabil. 2015 Jan 19:1-2. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PubMed [citation] PMID: 25598213
  • Drenowatz C, Jakicic JM, Blair SN, Hand GA. Differences in correlates of energy balance in normal weight, overweight and obese adults. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2015 Apr 8. doi:pii: S1871-403X(15)00039-3. 10.1016/j.orcp.2015.03.007. [Epub ahead of print]PubMed [citation] PMID: 25863984
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