John Jakicic
Faculty - Department Chairperson

School Affiliations


Recent Grants

Healing LB3P: Profiling Biomechanical, Biological, and Behavioral Phenotypes
Reducing Sedentary Behavior to Improve Sleep: An Ancillary Study to the RESET BP Clinical Trial
Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Clinical Centers (U01) - Pittsburgh Adult Clinical Center
Long-Term Impact of Random Assignment to Intensive Lifestyle Intervention on Alzheimers Diseease and Related Dementias: The Action for Health in Diabetes ADRD Study (Look AHEAD-MIND)
Alliance of Randomized Trials of Medicine versus Metabolic Surgery in Type 2 Diabetes (ARMMS-T2D)
Effect of Reducing Sedentary Behavior on Blood Pressure

Recent Publications

Donofry SD, Jakicic JM, Rogers RJ, Watt JC, Roecklein KA, Erickson KI. Comparison of Food Cue-Evoked and Resting-State Functional Connectivity in Obesity. Psychosom Med. 2020; 82(3): 261-271. PMID: 32267660
Rogers RJ, Schelbert EB, Lang W, Fridman Y, Maher MR, Jakicic JM. Association of fitness and body fatness with left ventricular mass: The Heart Health Study. Obesity Science and Practice. 2019; 6(1): 19-27. DOI: 10.1002/osp4.380. PMID: 32128239
Jakicic JM, Horton ES, Curtis JM, Killean TM, Bray GA, Cheskin LJ, Johnson KC, Middelbeek RJW, Pi-Sunyer X, Regensteiner JG, Ribisl PM, Wagenknecht L, Espeland MA, and the Look AHEAD Research Group. Abnormal Exercise Test or CVD History on Weight Loss or Fitness: the Look AHEAD Trial. In Press: Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine (TJACSM).
Courcoulas AP, Gallagher JW, Neiberg RH, Eagleton EB, DeLany JP, Lang W, Punchai S, Gourash W, Jakicic JM. Bariatric Surgery vs. Lifestyle Intervention for Diabetes Treatment: 5-year oucomes from a randomized trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020; 105(3): pii: dgaa006. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgaa006. PMID: 31917447
Nezami BT, Jakicic JM, Lang W, Davis KK, Tate DF. Effect of children in the home on exercise barriers, physical activity and weight loss in a behavioral weight loss intervention. Obesity Science and Practice. 2020;1-8.https://doi.org/10.1002/osp4.401.
Erickson KI, Grove G, Burns JM, Hillman C, Kramer AF, McAuley E, Vidoni ED, Becker J, Butters M, Grey K, Huang H, Jakicic J, Kang C, Klunk W, Lee P, Marsland A, Mettenburg J, Rogers R, Stillman C, Sutton B, Szabo-Reed A, Verstynen T, Watt J, Weinstein A, Wollam M. Investigating Gains in Neurocognition in an Intervention Trial of Exercise (IGNITE): Protocol. Contemp Clin Trials. 2019; Oct;85:105832. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2019.105832. PMID: 31465859.