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Whitney A. Morelli PhD

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Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Program: Adult

Member of the Cancer Center
Member of the Cardiovascular Center


Publications (37)

  • Using ecological momentary assessment to understand associations between daily physical activity and symptoms in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. (Whitaker M, Welch WA, Fanning J, Santa-Maria CA, Auster-Gussman LA, Solk P, Khan SA, Kulkarni SA, Gradishar W, Siddique J, Phillips SM) Support Care Cancer 2022 Aug;30(8):6613-6622 PMID: 35488902 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85129224077 05/01/2022    
  • Social cognitive variables and physical activity during chemotherapy for breast cancer: An intensive longitudinal examination (Auster-Gussman LA, Gavin KL, Siddique J, Welch WA, Solk P, Whitaker M, Cullather E, Fanning J, Maria CS, Gradishar W, Khan S, Kulkarni S, Phillips SM) Psycho-Oncology March 2022;31(3):425-435 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85116350079 03/01/2022       1 Citation
  • Optimization of a technology-supported physical activity promotion intervention for breast cancer survivors: Results from Fit2Thrive. (Phillips SM, Penedo FJ, Collins LM, Solk P, Siddique J, Song J, Cella D, Courneya KS, Ackermann RT, Welch WA, Auster-Gussman LA, Whitaker M, Cullather E, Izenman E, Spring B) Cancer 2022 03 01;128(5):1122-1132 PMID: 34812521 PMCID: PMC8837679 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85119652277 11/24/2021    
  • Social cognitive variables and physical activity during chemotherapy for breast cancer: An intensive longitudinal examination. (Auster-Gussman LA, Gavin KL, Siddique J, Welch WA, Solk P, Whitaker M, Cullather E, Fanning J, Maria CS, Gradishar W, Khan S, Kulkarni S, Phillips SM) Psychooncology 2022 03;31(3):425-435 PMID: 34546611 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85116350079 09/22/2021       1 Citation
  • User-centered development of a smartphone application (Fit2Thrive) to promote physical activity in breast cancer survivors. (Welch WA, Solk P, Auster-Gussman L, Gavin KL, Whitaker M, Cullather E, Izenman E, Courneya KS, Ackermann R, Spring B, Cella D, Penedo F, Phillips SM) Transl Behav Med 2022 02 16;12(2):203-213 PMID: 34398962 PMCID: PMC8848993 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85119671127 08/17/2021       1 Citation
  • Relative-Intensity Physical Activity and Its Association With Cardiometabolic Disease. (Siddique J, Welch WA, Aaby D, Sternfeld B, Pettee Gabriel K, Carnethon MR, Rana JS, Sidney S) J Am Heart Assoc 2021 07 20;10(14):e019174 PMID: 34259009 PMCID: PMC8483457 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85111449718 07/15/2021    
  • A Technology-Based Physical Activity Intervention for Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer (Fit2ThriveMB): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. (Phillips S, Solk P, Welch W, Auster-Gussman L, Lu M, Cullather E, Torre E, Whitaker M, Izenman E, La J, Lee J, Spring B, Gradishar W) JMIR Res Protoc 2021 Apr 23;10(4):e24254 PMID: 33890857 PMCID: PMC8105756 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85104824645 04/24/2021       1 Citation
  • Comparing Accelerometer and Self-Reported Treatment Effects in a Technology-Supported Physical Activity Intervention. (Welch WA, Groth CP, Phillips SM, Spring B, Siddique J) Health Educ Behav 2021 02;48(1):34-41 PMID: 33185131 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85095950804 11/14/2020    
  • Daily Physical Activity and Symptom Reporting in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy: An Intensive Longitudinal Examination. (Phillips SM, Welch WA, Fanning J, Santa-Maria CA, Gavin KL, Auster-Gussman LA, Solk P, Lu M, Cullather E, Khan SA, Kulkarni SA, Gradishar W, Siddique J) Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2020 12;29(12):2608-2616 PMID: 32994340 PMCID: PMC7710582 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85100991034 10/01/2020       2 Citations
  • Individualized Relative-Intensity Physical Activity Accelerometer Cut Points. (Siddique J, Aaby D, Montag SE, Sidney S, Sternfeld B, Welch WA, Carnethon MR, Liu K, Craft LL, Pettee Gabriel K, Barone Gibbs B, Reis JP, Freedson P) Med Sci Sports Exerc 2020 02;52(2):398-407 PMID: 31524826 PMCID: PMC6962549 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85077935892 09/17/2019       5 Citations
  • Feasibility and acceptability of intensive longitudinal data collection of activity and patient-reported outcomes during chemotherapy for breast cancer. (Solk P, Gavin K, Fanning J, Welch W, Lloyd G, Cottrell A, Nielsen A, Santa Maria CA, Gradishar W, Khan SA, Kulkarni S, Siddique J, Phillips SM) Qual Life Res 2019 Dec;28(12):3333-3346 PMID: 31493269 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85073986750 09/08/2019       10 Citations
  • Preferences for mHealth physical activity interventions during chemotherapy for breast cancer: a qualitative evaluation. (Nielsen AM, Welch WA, Gavin KL, Cottrell AM, Solk P, Torre EA, Blanch-Hartigan D, Phillips SM) Support Care Cancer 2020 Apr;28(4):1919-1928 PMID: 31367917 PMCID: PMC6992480 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85070023655 08/02/2019       8 Citations
  • Energy Cost of Slow and Normal Gait Speeds in Low and Normally Functioning Adults. (Rowley TW, Cho C, Swartz AM, Staudenmayer J, Hyngstrom A, Keenan KG, Welch WA, Strath SJ) Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2019 11;98(11):976-981 PMID: 31135461 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85073578703 05/29/2019       4 Citations
  • Effects of reallocating sedentary time with physical activity on quality of life indicators in breast cancer survivors. (Welch WA, Ehlers D, Gavin KL, Aguinaga S, Cottrell A, Nielsen A, Solk P, McAuley E, Phillips SM) Psychooncology 2019 07;28(7):1430-1437 PMID: 30980431 PMCID: PMC6610694 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85065496825 04/14/2019       10 Citations
  • Sedentary behavior after breast cancer: motivational, demographic, disease, and health status correlates of sitting time in breast cancer survivors. (Gavin KL, Welch WA, Conroy DE, Kozey-Keadle S, Pellegrini C, Cottrell A, Nielsen A, Solk P, Siddique J, Phillips SM) Cancer Causes Control 2019 Jun;30(6):569-580 PMID: 30919252 PMCID: PMC6538257 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85064042654 03/29/2019       3 Citations
  • Breast cancer survivors' preferences for mHealth physical activity interventions: findings from a mixed methods study. (Phillips SM, Courneya KS, Welch WA, Gavin KL, Cottrell A, Nielsen A, Solk P, Blanch-Hartigan D, Cella D, Ackermann RT, Spring B, Penedo F) J Cancer Surviv 2019 04;13(2):292-305 PMID: 30912011 PMCID: PMC6499383 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85065216919 03/27/2019       18 Citations
  • Duration-Response of Light-Intensity Physical Activity and Glucose Dynamics in Older Adults. (Welch WA, Strath SJ, Brondino M, Walker R, Swartz AM) J Phys Act Health 2019 01 01;16(1):37-42 PMID: 30526273 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85059280632 12/12/2018       3 Citations
  • Breast cancer survivors' preferences for social support features in technology-supported physical activity interventions: findings from a mixed methods evaluation. (Lloyd GR, Hoffman SA, Welch WA, Blanch-Hartigan D, Gavin KL, Cottrell A, Cadmus-Bertram L, Spring B, Penedo F, Courneya KS, Phillips SM) Transl Behav Med 2020 05 20;10(2):423-434 PMID: 30445595 PMCID: PMC7237539 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85085233498 11/18/2018       7 Citations
  • Pattern Analysis of Sedentary Behavior Change after a Walking Intervention. (Swartz AM, Cho CC, Welch WA, Widlansky ME, Maeda H, Strath SJ) Am J Health Behav 2018 05 01;42(3):90-101 PMID: 29663984 PMCID: PMC6123016 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85045385191 04/18/2018       3 Citations
  • Moderating Effects of Weather-Related Factors on a Physical Activity Intervention. (Welch WA, Spring B, Phillips SM, Siddique J) Am J Prev Med 2018 05;54(5):e83-e89 PMID: 29551330 PMCID: PMC5911409 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85045114171 03/20/2018       9 Citations
  • Measurement of physical activity and sedentary behavior in breast cancer survivors (Welch WA, Lloyd GR, Awick EA, Siddique J, McAuley E, Phillips SM) Journal of Community and Supportive Oncology February 2018;16(1):e21-e29 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85043300677 02/01/2018       6 Citations
  • Optimization of a technology-supported physical activity intervention for breast cancer survivors: Fit2Thrive study protocol. (Phillips SM, Collins LM, Penedo FJ, Courneya KS, Welch W, Cottrell A, Lloyd GR, Gavin K, Cella D, Ackermann RT, Siddique J, Spring B) Contemp Clin Trials 2018 03;66:9-19 PMID: 29330081 PMCID: PMC5828903 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85041586113 01/14/2018       18 Citations
  • Biking for Health: Results of a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial Examining the Impact of a Bicycling Intervention on Lower-Income Adults. (Bernstein R, Schneider R, Welch W, Dressel A, DeNomie M, Kusch J, Sosa M) WMJ 2017 Aug;116(3):154-160 PMID: 29323831 PMCID: PMC6130255 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85028719810 01/13/2018       5 Citations
  • Assessing Health Promotion Interventions: Limitations of Traditional Research Methods in Community-Based Studies. (Dressel A, Schneider R, DeNomie M, Kusch J, Welch W, Sosa M, Yeldell S, Maida T, Wineberg J, Holt K, Bernstein R) Health Promot Pract 2018 07;19(4):573-580 PMID: 28882076 PMCID: PMC6137725 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85041333353 09/09/2017       3 Citations
  • Individualized Estimation of Physical Activity in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. (Welch WA, Alexander NB, Swartz AM, Miller NE, Twardzik E, Strath SJ) Med Sci Sports Exerc 2017 Nov;49(11):2185-2190 PMID: 28640060 PMCID: PMC5645223 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85021129490 06/24/2017       2 Citations
  • Reference standards for body fat measures using GE dual energy x-ray absorptiometry in Caucasian adults. (Imboden MT, Welch WA, Swartz AM, Montoye AH, Finch HW, Harber MP, Kaminsky LA) PLoS One 2017;12(4):e0175110 PMID: 28388669 PMCID: PMC5384668 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85017142464 04/08/2017       49 Citations
  • A prospective examination of the impact of high levels of exercise training on sedentary behaviour. (Swartz AM, Miller NE, Cho YI, Welch WA, Strath SJ) Eur J Sport Sci 2017 Mar;17(2):222-230 PMID: 27817249 PMCID: PMC6138803 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84994249024 11/08/2016       5 Citations
  • Accuracy of Direct Observation to Assess Physical Activity in Older Adults. (Welch WA, Swartz AM, Cho CC, Strath SJ) J Aging Phys Act 2016 10;24(4):583-590 PMID: 26964757 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84995674802 03/12/2016       3 Citations
  • Movement Discordance between Healthy and Non-Healthy US Adults. (Swartz AM, Cho Y, Welch WA, Strath SJ) PLoS One 2016;11(2):e0150325 PMID: 26918868 PMCID: PMC4768883 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84960457460 02/27/2016       1 Citation
  • Comparative evaluation of features and techniques for identifying activity type and estimating energy cost from accelerometer data. (Kate RJ, Swartz AM, Welch WA, Strath SJ) Physiol Meas 2016 Mar;37(3):360-79 PMID: 26862679 PMCID: PMC5078983 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84961146387 02/11/2016       23 Citations
  • Ngram time series model to predict activity type and energy cost from wrist, hip and ankle accelerometers: implications of age. (Strath SJ, Kate RJ, Keenan KG, Welch WA, Swartz AM) Physiol Meas 2015 Nov;36(11):2335-51 PMID: 26449155 PMCID: PMC4790099 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84947214440 10/10/2015       12 Citations
  • Congruent validity and reliability of two metabolic systems to measure resting metabolic rate. (Welch WA, Strath SJ, Swartz AM) Int J Sports Med 2015 May;36(5):414-8 PMID: 25700097 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84928882458 02/24/2015       19 Citations
  • Responsiveness of motion sensors to detect change in sedentary and physical activity behaviour. (Swartz AM, Rote AE, Cho YI, Welch WA, Strath SJ) Br J Sports Med 2014 Jul;48(13):1043-7 PMID: 24825854 PMCID: PMC4484595 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84902553195 05/16/2014       19 Citations
  • Prompts to disrupt sitting time and increase physical activity at work, 2011-2012. (Swartz AM, Rote AE, Welch WA, Maeda H, Hart TL, Cho YI, Strath SJ) Prev Chronic Dis 2014 May 01;11:E73 PMID: 24784909 PMCID: PMC4008949 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84902096470 05/03/2014       43 Citations
  • Cross-validation of waist-worn GENEA accelerometer cut-points. (Welch WA, Bassett DR, Freedson PS, John D, Steeves JA, Conger SA, Ceaser TG, Howe CA, Sasaki JE) Med Sci Sports Exerc 2014 Sep;46(9):1825-30 PMID: 24496118 PMCID: PMC4119860 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84906944413 02/06/2014       4 Citations
  • Classification accuracy of the wrist-worn gravity estimator of normal everyday activity accelerometer. (Welch WA, Bassett DR, Thompson DL, Freedson PS, Staudenmayer JW, John D, Steeves JA, Conger SA, Ceaser T, Howe CA, Sasaki JE, Fitzhugh EC) Med Sci Sports Exerc 2013 Oct;45(10):2012-9 PMID: 23584403 PMCID: PMC3778030 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84885019180 04/16/2013       44 Citations
  • Estimated energy expenditures for school-based policies and active living. (Bassett DR, Fitzhugh EC, Heath GW, Erwin PC, Frederick GM, Wolff DL, Welch WA, Stout AB) Am J Prev Med 2013 Feb;44(2):108-13 PMID: 23332325 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84872438936 01/22/2013       111 Citations
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