John Jakicic - Research and Grants

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Research and Grants

  • Grants

  • Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Clinical Centers (U01) - Pittsburgh Adult Clinical Center
  • Investigating Gains in Neurocognition in an Intervention Trial of Exercise
  • Look AHEAD: Action for Health In Diabetes

    To examine the effect of weight loss on cardiovascular disease in patient with type 2 diabetes.

  • Leukocyte Telomere Length in Bladder Cancer Survivors: Diet and Exercise Trial
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Center
  • Impact of Cognitive Function on Weight Management Outcomes in Adolescents
  • Blended Collaborative Care For Heart Failure And Co-Morbid Depression
  • Alliance of Randomized Trials of Medicine versus Metabolic Surgery in Type 2 Diabetes (ARMMS-T2D)
  • Effect of Exercise and Weight Loss on Cardiovascular Health
    This study is examining the effect of weight loss induced by diet and diet plus different doses of exercise on cardiovascular health using cardiac MRI and blood markers of CVD risk in overweight and obese adults.
  • Enhanced Behavioral Intervention to Improve Long-Term Weight Loss in Young Adults

    This study will examine whether the added use of technology (text messaging and wearable technology to estimate energy expenditure) enhances 24 month weight loss in young adults (18-35 years of age) compared to a standard behavioral weight loss program.

  • Action for Health and Diabetes Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Ancillary Study

    To explore cognitive structure and function in older adults with type 2 diabetes in the Look AHEAD Study

  • Influence of physical activity and weight loss on brain plasticity

    Sep 1, 2012 - Aug 31, 2016
    To examine the long-term effects of weight loss and exercise on cognitive function using fMRI.
  • Intentional weight reduction and physical and cognitive function

    To explore physical and cognitive function in older adults with type 2 diabetes in the Look AHEAD Study.

  • A Randomized Trial to Compare Surgical and Medical Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

    To examine the long-term effects of weight loss on treating patients will type 2 diabetes using lifestyle and surgical procedures for weight loss.

  • The Effect of a Technology-Enhanced Lifestyle Intervention on Cardiovascular Health in Overweight and Obese Young Adults

    Jan 1, 2012 - Mar 31, 2014
    This study is examining whether technology components can improve cardiovascular health outcomes in young adults enrolled in a 2-year lifestyle intervention.
  • The Effect of a Stepped-Care Approach to Long-Term Weight Loss

    Sep 1, 2007 - Jun 30, 2013
    This study is examining if a criterion-based stepped care approach to weight loss improves weight loss outcomes at 18 months compared to a standard behavioral weight loss intervention.