Tessa M Pollard
Affiliation: University of Durham
- Differences between 9-11 year old British Pakistani and White British girls in physical activity and behavior during school recessTessa M Pollard
Physical Activity Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Dawson Building, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK
BMC Public Health 12:1087. 2012..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that British Pakistani girls aged 9-11 years are less active during recess than White British girls...
- Are changes in blood pressure and total cholesterol related to changes in mood? An 18-month study of men and womenTessa M Pollard
Department of Anthropology, University of Durham, 43 Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HN, England
Health Psychol 22:47-53. 2003..There were no sex differences in associations of mood with SBP or TC. However, increases in tense arousal and negative affect were significantly associated with an increase in DBP for women but not men...
- Social networks and coronary heart disease risk factors in South Asians and Europeans in the UKTessa M Pollard
Department of Anthropology, University of Durham, Durham, UK
Ethn Health 8:263-75. 2003....
- Do blood pressure and heart rate responses to perceived stress vary according to endogenous estrogen level in women?Tessa M Pollard
Medical Anthropology Research Group, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham, UK
Am J Phys Anthropol 132:151-7. 2007....
- Sex hormone-binding globulin and androgen levels in immigrant and British-born premenopausal British Pakistani women: evidence of early life influences?Tessa M Pollard
Medical Anthropology Research Group, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham DH1 3HN, UK
Am J Hum Biol 18:741-7. 2006..It is possible that the poorer early environment of immigrant British Pakistani women was at least partially responsible for their relatively high levels of free androgens...
- Differences in body composition and cardiovascular and type 2 diabetes risk factors between migrant and British-born British Pakistani womenTessa M Pollard
Medical Anthropology Research Group, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham, DH1 3HN, United Kingdom
Am J Hum Biol 20:545-9. 2008..British-born British Pakistani women also differed from British-born European women, having a more adverse body composition, but healthier levels of HDL cholesterol and blood pressure...
- Total estradiol levels in migrant and British-born British Pakistani women: investigating early life influences on ovarian functionTessa M Pollard
Medical Anthropology Research Group, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
Am J Hum Biol 21:301-4. 2009..However, having considered our findings in relation to those of other studies, we conclude that new methodological approaches are needed to provide a more definitive test of the hypothesis...
- Adiposity and blood pressure in 7- to 11-year-old children: comparison of British Pakistani and white British children, and of British Pakistani children of migrant and British-born mothersEmily J Henderson
Evaluation, Research and Development Unit, Durham University, School of Medicine and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Stockton on Tees, UK
Am J Hum Biol 23:710-6. 2011....
- Assessing physical activity in Muslim women of South Asian originTessa M Pollard
Dept of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
J Phys Act Health 9:970-6. 2012....
- Predictors of age at menarche in the newcastle thousand families studyMwenza Blell
Department of Anthropology, Durham University, UK
J Biosoc Sci 40:563-75. 2008..It is suggested that future work should focus on illuminating the mechanisms underlying these statistical relationships...
- Trends in sex differences in mortality from heart disease: oestrogen may contribute to variation in mortalityTessa M Pollard
BMJ 324:238. 2002
- The optimal timing of blood collection during the menstrual cycle for the assessment of endogenous sex hormones: can interindividual differences in levels over the whole cycle be assessed on a single day?Naseer Ahmad
Department of Diabetes, University of Newcastle, Newcastle NE2 4HH, United Kingdom
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:147-51. 2002..This provides a useful approach for future epidemiological studies...