University of Pittsburgh School of Education
 

Health and Physical Activity - Grants

Alliance of Randomized Trials of Medicine vs Metabolic Surgery in Type 2 Diabetes - (ARMMS-T2D)

Dates: 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2018
Funding Amount: $110,982
Funder: Cleveland Clinic Lerner COM-CWRU
Investigator: John Jakicic

Comparison of Energy Expenditure and Cardiorespiratory Responses In Land-Based Treadmill and Shallow Water Treadmill Running

Dates: 9/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
Funding Amount: $4,500
Funder:
Investigator: Elizabeth Nagle

Effectiveness of a Promotores Network in Improving Access to Care and Health Behaviors in Latino Immigrants in an Emerging Latino Community

Dates: 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
Funding Amount: $145,345
Funder: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Investigator: Sharon E. Ross

Impact of Cognitive Function on Weight Management Outcomes in Adolescents

Dates: 1/1/2017 - 8/31/2017
Funding Amount: $57,199
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Investigator: John Jakicic

Influence of Physical Activity and Weight Loss on Brain Plasticity

This application proposes to add a neuroimaging arm to an NIH funded 12-month diet and physical activity intervention. Obesity is currently at epidemic proportions in the United States, affecting over 1/3 of American adults. Impaired cognitive and brain function - manifested as mood disorders, impulseivity, and an increased risk for neurological pathology - are often unrecognized consequences of obesity.
Dates: 7/1/2016 - 6/30/2017
Funding Amount: $41,269
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Investigator: John Jakicic

Integration of Yoga and Mindfulness for the Treatment of Obesity in Adults

Dates: 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2018
Funding Amount: $573,436
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Investigator: John Jakicic

Intergovernmental Personnel Act Agreement

Dates: 9/1/2016 - 8/31/2017
Funding Amount: $77,424
Funder: VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Investigator: John Jakicic

Investigating Gains in Neurocognition in an Intervention Trial of Exercise

Dates: 6/1/2018 - 5/31/2019
Funding Amount: $468,474
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Investigator: John Jakicic

Leukocyte Telomere Length in Bladder Cancer Survivors: Diet and Exercise Trial

Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
Funding Amount: $113,202
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Investigator: John Jakicic

Maintaining Activity and Nutrition through Technology-assisted Innovation in Primary Care (Maintain PC)

Dates: 8/1/2016 - 7/31/2017
Funding Amount: $38,854
Funder: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Investigator: Bethany Barone Gibbs

Maximizing Adolescent Potentials Program (MAPS)

Dates: 7/1/2016 - 6/30/2017
Funding Amount: $394,683
Funder: Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Investigator: Carl Fertman

Maximizing Adolescents Potentials Program (MAPS)-DDAP Gambling Initiative Funding

Dates: 7/1/2016 - 6/30/2017
Funding Amount: $1
Funder: Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Investigator: Carl Fertman

Sedentary Behavior Across Pregnancy and Cardiometabolic Health

Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
Funding Amount: $84,000
Funder: American Heart Association
Investigator: Bethany Barone Gibbs

Summer Food Service Program

Dates: 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2018
Funding Amount: $8,316
Funder: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Investigator: John Jakicic

The Effect of Reducing Sedentary Behavior on Blood Pressure

Dates: 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2018
Funding Amount: $2,080,942
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Investigator: Bethany Barone Gibbs