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Learn more about the work we do in the Exercise & Health Lab through our recent publications.

  1. Solk P, Song J, Welch WA, Spring B, Cella D, Penedo F, Ackermann R, Courneya KS, Siddique J, Freeman H  et al.  Effect of the Fit2Thrive Intervention on Patient-reported Outcomes in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Full Factorial Trial.  Ann Behav Med  2023 Aug 21;57(9):765-776. doi:10.1093/abm/kaad024
  2. Cadmus-Bertram L, Solk P, Agnew M, Starikovsky J, Schmidt C, Morelli WA, Hodgson V, Freeman H, Muller L, Mishory A  et al.  A multi-site trial of an electronic health integrated physical activity promotion intervention in breast and endometrial cancers survivors: MyActivity study protocol.  Contemp Clin Trials  2023 Jul;130:107187. doi:10.1016/j.cct.2023.107187
  3. Welch WA, Solk P, Auster-Gussman L, Whitaker M, Siddique J, Fanning J, Mishory A, Khan S, Santa-Maria C, Kulkarni S  et al.  Longitudinal Sedentary Time and Symptoms in Breast Cancer Patients during Chemotherapy Using Ecological Momentary Assessment.  Med Sci Sports Exerc  2023 May 01;55(5):966-974. doi:10.1249/MSS.0000000000003115
  4. Schleicher E, McAuley E, Courneya KS, Anton P, Ehlers DK, Phillips SM, Brown NI, Oster RA, Pekmezi D, Rogers LQ  Breast cancer survivors' exercise preferences change during an exercise intervention are associated with post-intervention physical activity.  J Cancer Surviv  2023 Apr 29;. doi:10.1007/s11764-023-01389-y
  5. Brown NI, Pekmezi DW, Oster RA, Courneya KS, McAuley E, Ehlers DK, Phillips SM, Anton P, Rogers LQ  Relationships between Obesity, Exercise Preferences, and Related Social Cognitive Theory Variables among Breast Cancer Survivors.  Nutrients  2023 Mar 04;15(5). pii:1286
  6. Schleicher E, McAuley E, Courneya KS, Anton P, Ehlers DK, Phillips SM, Brown NI, Oster RA, Pekmezi D, Rogers LQ  Breast Cancer Survivors' Exercise Preferences Change During an Exercise Intervention and are associated with Post-Intervention Physical Activity.  Res Sq  2023 Jan 20;.
  7. Schleicher E, McAuley E, Courneya KS, Anton P, Ehlers DK, Phillips SM, Oster RA, Pekmezi D, Rogers LQ  Moderators of physical activity and quality of life response to a physical activity intervention for breast cancer survivors.  Support Care Cancer  2022 Dec 17;31(1):53. doi:10.1007/s00520-022-07477-6
  8. Kenfield SA, Philip EJ, Phillips SM, Meyerhardt JA, Chan JM, Atreya CE, Kim MO, Harris Q, Steiding P, Macaire G  et al.  Optimizing intervention tools to improve nutrition and physical activity for colorectal cancer survivors (Tools To Be Fit): Study protocol of a randomized factorial experiment.  Contemp Clin Trials  2022 Dec;123:107009. doi:10.1016/j.cct.2022.107009
  9. Whitaker M, Welch WA, Fanning J, Santa-Maria CA, Auster-Gussman LA, Solk P, Khan SA, Kulkarni SA, Gradishar W, Siddique J  et al.  Using ecological momentary assessment to understand associations between daily physical activity and symptoms in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.  Support Care Cancer  2022 Aug;30(8):6613-6622. doi:10.1007/s00520-022-07071-w
  10. Phillips SM, Penedo FJ, Collins LM, Solk P, Siddique J, Song J, Cella D, Courneya KS, Ackermann RT, Welch WA  et al.  Optimization of a technology-supported physical activity promotion intervention for breast cancer survivors: Results from Fit2Thrive.  Cancer  2022 Mar 01;128(5):1122-1132. doi:10.1002/cncr.34012
  11. Auster-Gussman LA, Gavin KL, Siddique J, Welch WA, Solk P, Whitaker M, Cullather E, Fanning J, Maria CS, Gradishar W  et al.  Social cognitive variables and physical activity during chemotherapy for breast cancer: An intensive longitudinal examination.  Psychooncology  2022 Mar;31(3):425-435. doi:10.1002/pon.5820
  12. Welch WA, Solk P, Auster-Gussman L, Gavin KL, Whitaker M, Cullather E, Izenman E, Courneya KS, Ackermann R, Spring B  et al.  User-centered development of a smartphone application (Fit2Thrive) to promote physical activity in breast cancer survivors.  Transl Behav Med  2022 Feb 16;12(2):203-213. doi:10.1093/tbm/ibab112
  13. Keadle SK, Meuter L, Phelan S, Phillips SM  Charity-based incentives motivate young adult cancer survivors to increase physical activity: a pilot randomized clinical trial.  J Behav Med  2021 Oct;44(5):682-693. doi:10.1007/s10865-021-00218-w
  14. Wang MC, Freaney PM, Perak AM, Allen NB, Greenland P, Grobman WA, Phillips SM, Lloyd-Jones DM, Khan SS  Trends in prepregnancy cardiovascular health in the United States, 2011-2019.  Am J Prev Cardiol  2021 Sep;7:100229. pii:100229
  15. Welch WA, Groth CP, Phillips SM, Spring B, Siddique J  Comparing Accelerometer and Self-Reported Treatment Effects in a Technology-Supported Physical Activity Intervention.  Health Educ Behav  2021 Feb;48(1):34-41. doi:10.1177/1090198120971194
  16. Powell SM, Larsen CA, Phillips SM, Pellegrini CA  Exploring Beliefs and Preferences for Reducing Sedentary Behavior Among Adults With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis or Knee Replacement.  ACR Open Rheumatol  2021 Jan;3(1):55-62. doi:10.1002/acr2.11216
  17. Phillips SM, Welch WA, Fanning J, Santa-Maria CA, Gavin KL, Auster-Gussman LA, Solk P, Lu M, Cullather E, Khan SA  et al.  Daily Physical Activity and Symptom Reporting in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy: An Intensive Longitudinal Examination.  Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev  2020 Dec;29(12):2608-2616. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0659
  18. Buscemi J, Oswald LB, Baik SH, Buitrago D, Iacobelli F, Phillips SM, Perez-Tamayo A, Guitelman J, Penedo FJ, Yanez B  My health smartphone intervention decreases daily fat sources among Latina breast cancer survivors.  J Behav Med  2020 Oct;43(5):732-742. doi:10.1007/s10865-020-00136-3
  19. Hodges JR, Phillips SM, Norell S, Nwosu C, Khan H, Luo L, Badawy SM, King A, Tanabe P, Treadwell M  et al.  Intentional and unintentional nonadherence to hydroxyurea among people with sickle cell disease: a qualitative study.  Blood Adv  2020 Sep 22;4(18):4463-4473. doi:10.1182/bloodadvances.2020001701
  20. Lattie EG, Bass M, Garcia SF, Phillips SM, Moreno PI, Flores AM, Smith JD, Scholtens D, Barnard C, Penedo FJ  et al.  Optimizing Health Information Technologies for Symptom Management in Cancer Patients and Survivors: Usability Evaluation.  JMIR Form Res  2020 Sep 21;4(9):e18412. pii:e18412
  21. Lloyd GR, Hoffman SA, Welch WA, Blanch-Hartigan D, Gavin KL, Cottrell A, Cadmus-Bertram L, Spring B, Penedo F, Courneya KS  et al.  Breast cancer survivors' preferences for social support features in technology-supported physical activity interventions: findings from a mixed methods evaluation.  Transl Behav Med  2020 May 20;10(2):423-434. doi:10.1093/tbm/iby112
  22. Nielsen AM, Welch WA, Gavin KL, Cottrell AM, Solk P, Torre EA, Blanch-Hartigan D, Phillips SM  Preferences for mHealth physical activity interventions during chemotherapy for breast cancer: a qualitative evaluation.  Support Care Cancer  2020 Apr;28(4):1919-1928. doi:10.1007/s00520-019-05002-w
  23. Solk P, Gavin K, Fanning J, Welch W, Lloyd G, Cottrell A, Nielsen A, Santa Maria CA, Gradishar W, Khan SA  et al.  Feasibility and acceptability of intensive longitudinal data collection of activity and patient-reported outcomes during chemotherapy for breast cancer.  Qual Life Res  2019 Dec;28(12):3333-3346. doi:10.1007/s11136-019-02278-7
  24. Sweegers MG, Boyle T, Vallance JK, Chinapaw MJ, Brug J, Aaronson NK, D'Silva A, Kampshoff CS, Lynch BM, Nollet F  et al.  Which cancer survivors are at risk for a physically inactive and sedentary lifestyle? Results from pooled accelerometer data of 1447 cancer survivors.  Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act  2019 Aug 16;16(1):66. pii:66
  25. Welch WA, Ehlers D, Gavin KL, Aguinaga S, Cottrell A, Nielsen A, Solk P, McAuley E, Phillips SM  Effects of reallocating sedentary time with physical activity on quality of life indicators in breast cancer survivors.  Psychooncology  2019 Jul;28(7):1430-1437. doi:10.1002/pon.5091
  26. Gavin KL, Welch WA, Conroy DE, Kozey-Keadle S, Pellegrini C, Cottrell A, Nielsen A, Solk P, Siddique J, Phillips SM  Sedentary behavior after breast cancer: motivational, demographic, disease, and health status correlates of sitting time in breast cancer survivors.  Cancer Causes Control  2019 Jun;30(6):569-580. doi:10.1007/s10552-019-01153-7
  27. Phillips SM, Courneya KS, Welch WA, Gavin KL, Cottrell A, Nielsen A, Solk P, Blanch-Hartigan D, Cella D, Ackermann RT  et al.  Breast cancer survivors' preferences for mHealth physical activity interventions: findings from a mixed methods study.  J Cancer Surviv  2019 Apr;13(2):292-305. doi:10.1007/s11764-019-00751-3
  28. Hoffman SA, Ledford G, Cameron KA, Phillips SM, Pellegrini CA  A qualitative exploration of social and environmental factors affecting diet and activity in knee replacement patients.  J Clin Nurs  2019 Apr;28(7-8):1156-1163. doi:10.1111/jocn.14719
  29. Glenn BA, Crespi CM, Rodriguez HP, Nonzee NJ, Phillips SM, Sheinfeld Gorin SN, Johnson SB, Fernandez ME, Estabrooks P, Kessler R  et al.  Behavioral and mental health risk factor profiles among diverse primary care patients.  Prev Med  2018 Jun;111:21-27. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.12.009
  30. Welch WA, Spring B, Phillips SM, Siddique J  Moderating Effects of Weather-Related Factors on a Physical Activity Intervention.  Am J Prev Med  2018 May;54(5):e83-e89. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2018.01.025
  31. Phillips SM, Collins LM, Penedo FJ, Courneya KS, Welch W, Cottrell A, Lloyd GR, Gavin K, Cella D, Ackermann RT  et al.  Optimization of a technology-supported physical activity intervention for breast cancer survivors: Fit2Thrive study protocol.  Contemp Clin Trials  2018 Mar;66:9-19. doi:10.1016/j.cct.2018.01.001
  32. Pellegrini CA, Conroy DE, Phillips SM, Pfammatter AF, McFadden HG, Spring B  Daily and Seasonal Influences on Dietary Self-monitoring Using a Smartphone Application.  J Nutr Educ Behav  2018 Jan;50(1):56-61.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jneb.2016.12.004
  33. Phillips SM, Cadmus-Bertram L, Rosenberg D, Buman MP, Lynch BM  Wearable Technology and Physical Activity in Chronic Disease: Opportunities and Challenges.  Am J Prev Med  2018 Jan;54(1):144-150. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2017.08.015

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