Pedro J Teixeira

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Affiliation: Technical University of Lisbon
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exercise motivation, eating, and body image variables as predictors of weight control
    Pedro J Teixeira
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:179-88. 2006
  2. pmc Exercise, physical activity, and self-determination theory: a systematic review
    Pedro J Teixeira
    Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:78. 2012
  3. pmc Does eating slowly influence appetite and energy intake when water intake is controlled?
    Ana M Andrade
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, 112 Ranger Hall, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:135. 2012
  4. pmc Sustainable prevention of obesity through integrated strategies: The SPOTLIGHT project's conceptual framework and design
    Jeroen Lakerveld
    The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the departments of General Practice and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081, BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:793. 2012
  5. pmc Promoting physical activity: development and testing of self-determination theory-based interventions
    Michelle S Fortier
    School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa K1N 6N5, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:20. 2012
  6. pmc Motivational dynamics of eating regulation: a self-determination theory perspective
    Joke Verstuyf
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H, Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:21. 2012
  7. pmc Motivation, self-determination, and long-term weight control
    Pedro J Teixeira
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:22. 2012
  8. pmc How many steps/day are enough? For adults
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behavior Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:79. 2011
  9. pmc One-year health-related quality of life outcomes in weight loss trial participants: comparison of three measures
    Ronette L Kolotkin
    Obesity and Quality of Life Consulting, 762 Ninth Street 563, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:53. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between absorptiometry and ultrasound measurements of abdominal subcutaneous fat tissue in postmenopausal women
    P J Teixeira
    Faculty of Human Movement, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, 1495 688, Lisboa, Portugal
    Acta Diabetol 40:S76-8. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Exercise motivation, eating, and body image variables as predictors of weight control
    Pedro J Teixeira
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:179-88. 2006
    ....
  2. pmc Exercise, physical activity, and self-determination theory: a systematic review
    Pedro J Teixeira
    Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:78. 2012
    ..Aiming at a more comprehensive review of empirical data, this article examines the empirical literature on the relations between key SDT-based constructs and exercise and physical activity behavioral outcomes...
  3. pmc Does eating slowly influence appetite and energy intake when water intake is controlled?
    Ana M Andrade
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, 112 Ranger Hall, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:135. 2012
    ..Therefore, the role of water ingestion in regard to eating rate needs to be discerned. This study examined the influence of eating rate on appetite regulation and energy intake when water intake is controlled...
  4. pmc Sustainable prevention of obesity through integrated strategies: The SPOTLIGHT project's conceptual framework and design
    Jeroen Lakerveld
    The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the departments of General Practice and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081, BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:793. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Promoting physical activity: development and testing of self-determination theory-based interventions
    Michelle S Fortier
    School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa K1N 6N5, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:20. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Motivational dynamics of eating regulation: a self-determination theory perspective
    Joke Verstuyf
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H, Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:21. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Motivation, self-determination, and long-term weight control
    Pedro J Teixeira
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:22. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc How many steps/day are enough? For adults
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behavior Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:79. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc One-year health-related quality of life outcomes in weight loss trial participants: comparison of three measures
    Ronette L Kolotkin
    Obesity and Quality of Life Consulting, 762 Ninth Street 563, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:53. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between absorptiometry and ultrasound measurements of abdominal subcutaneous fat tissue in postmenopausal women
    P J Teixeira
    Faculty of Human Movement, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, 1495 688, Lisboa, Portugal
    Acta Diabetol 40:S76-8. 2003
    ..Future research at our and other laboratories should clarify the clinical and practical significance of these findings...
  11. doi request reprint Mediators of weight loss and weight loss maintenance in middle-aged women
    Pedro J Teixeira
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:725-35. 2010
    ..For long-term success, interventions must also be effective in promoting exercise intrinsic motivation and self-efficacy...
  12. ncbi request reprint A review of psychosocial pre-treatment predictors of weight control
    P J Teixeira
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Obes Rev 6:43-65. 2005
    ..Results are discussed in the context of past and present conceptual and methodological limitations, and several future research directions are described...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment predictors of attrition and successful weight management in women
    P J Teixeira
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1124-33. 2004
    ..Success was defined by commonly used health-related criteria (5% weight loss). Noncompletion was also used as a marker of a failed attempt at weight control...
  14. doi request reprint The effect of physical activity on weight loss is mediated by eating self-regulation
    Ana M Andrade
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Patient Educ Couns 79:320-6. 2010
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Change in body image and psychological well-being during behavioral obesity treatment: Associations with weight loss and maintenance
    António L Palmeira
    University Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Lisbon, Portugal
    Body Image 7:187-93. 2010
    ..028). We conclude that, along with weight changes, cognitive and affect-related processes influenced during obesity treatment may be related long-term success, in some cases independently of initial weight loss...
  16. doi request reprint Physical activity predicts changes in body image during obesity treatment in women
    Eliana V Carraça
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1604-12. 2012
    ..This study examined effects of a behavioral weight management intervention on body image (evaluative and investment dimensions) and explored the potential mediating role of structured and lifestyle physical activity (PA)...
  17. doi request reprint Using self-determination theory to promote physical activity and weight control: a randomized controlled trial in women
    Marlene N Silva
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, 1495 688, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Behav Med 33:110-22. 2010
    ..Findings are fully consistent with previous studies conducted within this theoretical framework in other areas of health behavior change...
  18. pmc A randomized controlled trial to evaluate self-determination theory for exercise adherence and weight control: rationale and intervention description
    Marlene N Silva
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    BMC Public Health 8:234. 2008
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Exercise autonomous motivation predicts 3-yr weight loss in women
    Marlene N Silva
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:728-37. 2011
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Motivational "spill-over" during weight control: increased self-determination and exercise intrinsic motivation predict eating self-regulation
    Jutta Mata
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Health Psychol 28:709-16. 2009
    ..The authors further investigated whether general, treatment-related, and exercise motivation underlie the relation between increased exercise and improved eating regulation...
  21. pmc Body image change and improved eating self-regulation in a weight management intervention in women
    Eliana V Carraça
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:75. 2011
    ..This study examined one potential mechanism by testing a model in which improved body image mediated the effects of obesity treatment on eating self-regulation. Further, this study explored the role of different body image components...
  22. doi request reprint Usefulness of standard BMI cut-offs for quality of life and psychological well-being in women
    Paulo N Vieira
    Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Human Performance, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Obes Facts 5:795-805. 2012
    ..We examined BMI-based obesity categories and risk for poor health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and psychological well-being (PWB)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of different techniques for measuring body composition changes during weight loss in overweight and obese women
    Claudia S Minderico
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1499 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Br J Nutr 99:432-41. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the several clinical methods were not accurate enough for tracking body composition changes in overweight and obese premenopausal women after a weight-loss programme...
  24. doi request reprint The role of lean body mass and physical activity in bone health in children
    Fatima Baptista
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    J Bone Miner Metab 30:100-8. 2012
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  25. doi request reprint Independent and opposite associations of hip and waist circumference with metabolic syndrome components and with inflammatory and atherothrombotic risk factors in overweight and obese women
    Paulo M Rocha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Metabolism 57:1315-22. 2008
    ..Besides body mass index and WC screening relevance, HC can contribute to additionally predict health risk in overweight and obese women...
  26. pmc Predictors of Psychological Well-Being during Behavioral Obesity Treatment in Women
    Paulo N Vieira
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    J Obes 2011:936153. 2011
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Changes in thoracic gas volume with air-displacement plethysmography after a weight loss program in overweight and obese women
    C S Minderico
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Portugal
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:444-50. 2008
    ..This study was designed to compare measured and predicted thoracic gas volume (V (TG)) after weight loss and to analyze the effect of body composition confounders such as waist circumference (WC) on measured V (TG) changes...
  28. pmc Reciprocal effects among changes in weight, body image, and other psychological factors during behavioral obesity treatment: a mediation analysis
    António L Palmeira
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:9. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  29. ncbi request reprint Weight lifted in strength training predicts bone change in postmenopausal women
    Ellen C Cussler
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:10-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between weight lifted in 1 yr of progressive strength training and change in bone mineral density (BMD) in a group of calcium-replete, postmenopausal women...
  30. pmc Visceral abdominal and subfascial femoral adipose tissue have opposite associations with liver fat in overweight and obese premenopausal caucasian women
    Paulo M Rocha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    J Lipids 2011:154672. 2011
    ..These results reinforce the contribution of an abdominal obesity phenotype associated with a diabetogenic and atherothrombotic profile to liver lipotoxicity...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of body surface area calculations on body fat estimates in non-obese and obese subjects
    Luis B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1499 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Physiol Meas 27:1197-209. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that BSA calculation is critical in BF estimation, supporting the use of a more accurate equation for non-obese and obese subjects...
  32. ncbi request reprint Body fat measurement in adolescent athletes: multicompartment molecular model comparison
    A M Silva
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:955-64. 2006
    ..To assess the accuracy of air displacement plethysmography (ADP) and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) per cent body fat (%BF) estimations in comparison with a reference five-compartment (5C) model used as the reference method...
  33. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of age-adjusted equations to estimate body fat with air displacement plethysmography in male adolescent athletes
    L B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Acta Diabetol 40:S63-7. 2003
    ..7-2.4 and -4.0-3.7, respectively). These findings suggest that in male adolescent athletes, the use of Leq improves estimates of BF by densitometry using ADP...
  34. ncbi request reprint Body surface area estimation and its impact on predicting appendicular skeletal muscle mass with a mechanistic model based on the Reference Man
    L B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement Technical, University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Acta Diabetol 40:S29-31. 2003
    ..05) BSA in women (-0.08 m(2)) and in men (-0.06 m(2)). On the other hand, ASMM was overestimated in the arms, legs, and total body with Du Bois's equation. This effect was of greater magnitude in obese subjects...
  35. ncbi request reprint Total and regional fat and serum cardiovascular disease risk factors in lean and obese children and adolescents
    P J Teixeira
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Obes Res 9:432-42. 2001
    ..Trunk skinfolds, which are easy to obtain even in large samples, predict CVD risk factors to the same extent as DXA-based variables, in some cases, independently of total fatness...
  36. doi request reprint [Physical activity in diabetes: na impossible mission or a motivational question?]
    Marlene N Silva
    Laboratório de Exercício e Saúde, Departamento de Desporto e Saúde, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 32:35-43. 2013
    ..and straightforward principles can be incorporated into existing approaches currently used by professionals who desire to improve their effectiveness, enhancing positive outcomes in terms of exercise adoption, adherence, and well-being;..
  37. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral profile and predictors of self-reported energy underreporting in obese middle-aged women
    Jaclyn Maurer Abbot
    Nutritional Sciences, Cook College at Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:114-9. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training and hormone replacement therapy on lean and fat mass in postmenopausal women
    Arturo Figueroa
    Department of Exercise Science, Syracuse University, New York 13244, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:266-70. 2003
    ..Menopause is associated with decreases in lean mass and increases in fat mass. Serum hormone levels and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may modify the effects of exercise training on body composition in postmenopausal women...
  39. doi request reprint Maintenance of weight loss in overweight middle-aged women through the Internet
    Ellen C Cussler
    Department of Physiology, Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1052-60. 2008
    ..0+/-4.4 years old), randomized to a 12-month weight maintenance Internet intervention or to self-directed weight maintenance after a 4-month weight loss treatment...
  40. ncbi request reprint Weight loss readiness in middle-aged women: psychosocial predictors of success for behavioral weight reduction
    Pedro J Teixeira
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Body Composition Research Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    J Behav Med 25:499-523. 2002
    ..These findings are discussed as to their usefulness (i) to screen individuals before treatment, (ii) to provide a better match between interventions to participants, and (iii) to build a weight loss readiness questionnaire...
  41. ncbi request reprint Assessing the validity of body mass index standards in early postmenopausal women
    Robert M Blew
    Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Obes Res 10:799-808. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between percentage of total body fat (%Fat) and body mass index (BMI) in early postmenopausal women and to evaluate the validity of the BMI standards for obesity established by the NIH...
  42. ncbi request reprint Environmental and psychosocial correlates of physical activity in Portuguese and Belgian adults
    Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 8:886-95. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Resistance training in postmenopausal women with and without hormone therapy
    Pedro J Teixeira
    Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:555-62. 2003
    ..Secondarily, we wanted to study dose-response relationships between measures of program compliance and changes in primary outcomes...
  44. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial and behavioral characteristics related to energy misreporting
    Jaclyn Maurer
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:53-66. 2006
    ..This review will provide a detailed discussion of the published associations among psychosocial and behavioral characteristics and energy misreporting...