Tessa M Pollard

Summary

Affiliation: University of Durham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Differences between 9-11 year old British Pakistani and White British girls in physical activity and behavior during school recess
    Tessa M Pollard
    Physical Activity Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Dawson Building, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:1087. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Are changes in blood pressure and total cholesterol related to changes in mood? An 18-month study of men and women
    Tessa M Pollard
    Department of Anthropology, University of Durham, 43 Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HN, England
    Health Psychol 22:47-53. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Social networks and coronary heart disease risk factors in South Asians and Europeans in the UK
    Tessa M Pollard
    Department of Anthropology, University of Durham, Durham, UK
    Ethn Health 8:263-75. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
  5. ncbi request reprint 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
  6. doi request reprint Differences in body composition and cardiovascular and type 2 diabetes risk factors between migrant and British-born British Pakistani women
    Tessa M Pollard
    Medical Anthropology Research Group, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham, DH1 3HN, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Biol 20:545-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Total estradiol levels in migrant and British-born British Pakistani women: investigating early life influences on ovarian function
    Tessa M Pollard
    Medical Anthropology Research Group, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Biol 21:301-4. 2009
  8. doi request reprint 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 mothers
    Emily 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing physical activity in Muslim women of South Asian origin
    Tessa M Pollard
    Dept of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
    J Phys Act Health 9:970-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of age at menarche in the newcastle thousand families study
    Mwenza Blell
    Department of Anthropology, Durham University, UK
    J Biosoc Sci 40:563-75. 2008

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Differences between 9-11 year old British Pakistani and White British girls in physical activity and behavior during school recess
    Tessa 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are changes in blood pressure and total cholesterol related to changes in mood? An 18-month study of men and women
    Tessa 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Social networks and coronary heart disease risk factors in South Asians and Europeans in the UK
    Tessa M Pollard
    Department of Anthropology, University of Durham, Durham, UK
    Ethn Health 8:263-75. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint 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...
  6. doi request reprint Differences in body composition and cardiovascular and type 2 diabetes risk factors between migrant and British-born British Pakistani women
    Tessa 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...
  7. doi request reprint Total estradiol levels in migrant and British-born British Pakistani women: investigating early life influences on ovarian function
    Tessa 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...
  8. doi request reprint 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 mothers
    Emily 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
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing physical activity in Muslim women of South Asian origin
    Tessa M Pollard
    Dept of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
    J Phys Act Health 9:970-6. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of age at menarche in the newcastle thousand families study
    Mwenza 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in sex differences in mortality from heart disease: oestrogen may contribute to variation in mortality
    Tessa M Pollard
    BMJ 324:238. 2002
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...