Bethany Barone Gibbs - Research and Grants

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Research and Grants

  • Grants

  • Sedentary Behavior in Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Health: the Monitoring Movement and Health (MoM Health) Study PI: Barone Gibbs Jan 2017 through Dec 2019 This study will measure sedentary behavior and physical activity across each trimester in a cohort of pregnant women. The aims of the MoM Health Study are to describe patterns of sedentary behavior across pregnancy, study whether sedentary behavior is associated with gestational weight gain, blood pressure, and other pregnancy outcomes, and evaluate determinants of sedentary behavior in this population.
    The Monitoring Movement and Health (MoM Health) Study will measure sedentary behavior and physical activity across each trimester in a cohort of pregnant women. The aims of the MoM Health Study are to describe patterns of sedentary behavior across pregnancy, study whether sedentary behavior is associated with gestational weight gain, blood pressure, and other pregnancy outcomes, and evaluate determinants of sedentary behavior in this population.
  • Determinants of Sedentary Behavior Across the Senior Living Continuum; University of Pittsburgh Claude. D. Pepper Center Pilot Grant; PI: Kotzlarzyk; Role: Co-Investigator
  • Sit Less for Successful Aging: A Sedentary Behavior Intervention for Older Adults in UPMC Independent Living Communities; University of Pittsburgh Claude. D. Pepper Center Pilot Grant; PI: Hergenroeder; Role: Co-Investigator
  • Maintaining Activity and Nutrition through Technology-Assisted Innovation in Primary Care 12/1/2015 - 7/30/2017 Role: Co-Investigator (AHRQ, R18 HS 021162; PI: Conroy)
  • Cardiovascular Effects of Using a Sit-Stand Desk HumanScale (investigator-initiated research project)
  • Sit Less for Less Back Pain
  • Role: Co-Investigator: Effect of Exercise and Weight Loss on Cardiovascular Health National Heart Lung and Blood Institutes (R01 HL103646-01; PI: J. Jakicic)
  • 9/1/2014 - 8/21/2016 NHLBI, R21 HL119395; PI: Ross A promotora-mediated, family-based intervention to prevent obesity in Latino preschoolers Role: Co-Investigator

    This study uses promotoras to enhance the cultural appropriateness and receptivity of a family-based intervention targeted at obesity prevention in Latino preschoolers.

  • Reducing sedentary behavior vs. increasing physical activity in older adults: the RISE Study

    Apr 1, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014
  • The Effect of a Technology-enhanced Lifestyle Intervention on Cardiovascular Health in Overweight and Obese Young Adults

    Jan 1, 2012 - Mar 31, 2014
  • Impact of a Lifestyle Intervention with Varying Physical Activity Doses on Arterial Stiffness

    Jul 2012 - Dec 2013
  • Examination of Energy Expenditure and Validity of Shallow Water Aquatic Exercise and Shallow Water Running Using Normal and Overweight Women

    Jul 2011 - Jun 2013