Craig A Johnston

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a community-based behavioral counseling program
    Craig A Johnston
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex Electronic address
    Am J Med 126:1143.e19-24. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Achieving long-term weight maintenance in Mexican-American adolescents with a school-based intervention
    Craig A Johnston
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Adolesc Health 53:335-41. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Impact of a school-based pediatric obesity prevention program facilitated by health professionals
    Craig A Johnston
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Children s Nutrition Research Center, PO Box 6655, Travis Street, Suite 320, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Sch Health 83:171-81. 2013
  4. doi request reprint School lunches and lunches brought from home: a comparative analysis
    Craig A Johnston
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Child Obes 8:364-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The application of the Yerkes-Dodson law in a childhood weight management program: examining weight dissatisfaction
    Craig A Johnston
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:674-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Brief report: gum chewing affects standardized math scores in adolescents
    Craig A Johnston
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Adolesc 35:455-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Increasing vegetable intake in Mexican-American youth: a randomized controlled trial
    Craig A Johnston
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, 6655 Travis, Mail Stop 320, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:716-20. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Effects of a school-based weight maintenance program for Mexican-American children: results at 2 years
    Craig A Johnston
    Baylor College of Medicine, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:542-7. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment of pediatric overweight: an examination of feasibility and effectiveness in an applied clinical setting
    Craig A Johnston
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, 6655 Travis, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:106-10. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavioral management of obesity
    Craig A Johnston
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, 6655 Travis Street, Suite 320, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 9:448-53. 2007

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a community-based behavioral counseling program
    Craig A Johnston
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex Electronic address
    Am J Med 126:1143.e19-24. 2013
    ..The current study examined weight loss between a community-based, intensive behavioral counseling program (Weight Watchers program) and a self-help condition...
  2. doi request reprint Achieving long-term weight maintenance in Mexican-American adolescents with a school-based intervention
    Craig A Johnston
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Adolesc Health 53:335-41. 2013
    ..This study evaluated 24-month outcomes of a school-based intensive lifestyle weight management program targeting overweight Mexican-American adolescents...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of a school-based pediatric obesity prevention program facilitated by health professionals
    Craig A Johnston
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Children s Nutrition Research Center, PO Box 6655, Travis Street, Suite 320, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Sch Health 83:171-81. 2013
    ..This study evaluated a school-based obesity intervention for elementary school children (N = 835) where health professionals assisted teachers with the integration of healthy messages into the school curriculum...
  4. doi request reprint School lunches and lunches brought from home: a comparative analysis
    Craig A Johnston
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Child Obes 8:364-8. 2012
    ..Little research has focused on the content of these lunches. The purpose of the current study was to examine differences between school lunch and lunch brought from home...
  5. doi request reprint The application of the Yerkes-Dodson law in a childhood weight management program: examining weight dissatisfaction
    Craig A Johnston
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:674-9. 2012
    ..To determine the effect of dissatisfaction with one's weight on outcomes in a weight management program...
  6. doi request reprint Brief report: gum chewing affects standardized math scores in adolescents
    Craig A Johnston
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Adolesc 35:455-9. 2012
    ..These results are encouraging as gum chewing may be a cost-effective and easily implemented method to increase student performance. Trial Registration: NCT00792116...
  7. doi request reprint Increasing vegetable intake in Mexican-American youth: a randomized controlled trial
    Craig A Johnston
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, 6655 Travis, Mail Stop 320, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:716-20. 2011
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  8. doi request reprint Effects of a school-based weight maintenance program for Mexican-American children: results at 2 years
    Craig A Johnston
    Baylor College of Medicine, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:542-7. 2010
    ..35, P < 0.05) compared to children in the SH condition. Overall, the school-based intervention resulted in improved weight and clinical outcomes in overweight Mexican-American children, and zBMI was maintained over 2 years...
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment of pediatric overweight: an examination of feasibility and effectiveness in an applied clinical setting
    Craig A Johnston
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, 6655 Travis, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:106-10. 2007
    ..To examine the effectiveness and feasibility of an evidence-based treatment for weight loss in children...
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavioral management of obesity
    Craig A Johnston
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, 6655 Travis Street, Suite 320, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 9:448-53. 2007
    ..The Diabetes Prevention Program and the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) trial are providing strong data on the long-term results of intensive behavioral management interventions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Results of an intensive school-based weight loss program with overweight Mexican American children
    Craig A Johnston
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:144-52. 2007
    ..11 for II and an increase of 0.03 for SH. Overall, the results are promising, suggesting that an intensive school-based intervention may be an effective means for promoting weight loss in overweight Mexican American children...
  12. ncbi request reprint Weight loss in overweight Mexican American children: a randomized, controlled trial
    Craig A Johnston
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e1450-7. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that children randomly assigned to an intensive intervention would significantly reduce their standardized BMI when compared with children randomly assigned to a self-help condition...
  13. doi request reprint Relation between adiposity and disease risk factors in Mexican American children
    Brian K McFarlin
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Laboratory of Integrated Physiology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 6015, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 49:450-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relation between measures of adiposity and disease risk factors in Mexican American children participating in a weight loss intervention...
  14. doi request reprint Peanut consumption in adolescents is associated with improved weight status
    Jennette Palcic Moreno
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nutr Res 33:552-6. 2013
    ..Future research is needed to clarify the role of peanut consumption in children's overall health. ..
  15. doi request reprint Smaller weight changes in standardized body mass index in response to treatment as weight classification increases
    Craig A Johnston
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr 158:624-7. 2011
    ..To compare the differential efficacy of a weight loss program for Mexican-American children who are overweight, obese, and severely obese...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in Mexican-American children following a weight management program
    Ginny Fullerton
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2553-6. 2007
    ..The objective was to evaluate quality of life (QOL) in at-risk-for-overweight and overweight Mexican-American children after participating in 6 months of intensive weight management or self-help...
  17. doi request reprint Obese Mexican American children have elevated MCP-1, TNF-α, monocyte concentration, and dyslipidemia
    Whitney L Breslin
    Laboratory of Integrated Physiology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77004 6016, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e1180-6. 2012
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Changes in weight over the school year and summer vacation: results of a 5-year longitudinal study
    Jennette P Moreno
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, 6655 Travis Street, Mailstop 320, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Sch Health 83:473-7. 2013
    ..To examine the impact of the school and summer environment on children's weight further, we conducted a 5-year longitudinal study examining changes in standardized BMI (zBMI) of students entering kindergarten...
  19. doi request reprint Development and validation of the Family Health Behavior Scale
    Jennette Palcic Moreno
    Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e480-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of the current study was to develop a psychometrically sound, parent-report measure of family and child behaviors related to obesity in children between 5- and 12-years-old...
  20. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers are elevated in overweight Mexican-American children
    Brian K McFarlin
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Laboratory of Integrated Physiology University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 77204 6015, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:235-41. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine the effect of body weight on blood lipid profile, insulin resistance and inflammatory biomarkers in Mexican-American children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Reduced quality of life in very overweight Mexican American adolescents
    Chermaine Tyler
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics Nutrition, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:366-8. 2007
    ..Main effects for weight classification were detected using One-way ANOVAs (p < .05 for total, physical, and psychosocial), with the heaviest adolescents demonstrating the lowest ratings...
  22. ncbi request reprint Brief report: weight dissatisfaction, weight status, and weight loss in Mexican-American children
    William T Dalton
    Department of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, PO Box 70649, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:673-7. 2008
    ..To assess the association between weight dissatisfaction, weight status, and weight loss in Mexican-American children participating in a weight management program...