Jason A Mendoza

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Food insecurity, CD4 counts, and incomplete viral suppression among HIV+ patients from Texas Children's Hospital: a pilot study
    Jason A Mendoza
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates St, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1683-7. 2013
  2. pmc Convergent validity of preschool children's television viewing measures among low-income Latino families: a cross-sectional study
    Jason A Mendoza
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Child Obes 9:29-34. 2013
  3. pmc General versus central adiposity and relationship to pediatric metabolic risk
    Jason A Mendoza
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 10:128-36. 2012
  4. pmc The walking school bus and children's physical activity: a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial
    Jason A Mendoza
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e537-44. 2011
  5. pmc Impact of a pilot walking school bus intervention on children's pedestrian safety behaviors: a pilot study
    Jason A Mendoza
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Health Place 18:24-30. 2012
  6. pmc Validity of instruments to assess students' travel and pedestrian safety
    Jason A Mendoza
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:257. 2010
  7. pmc Pilot evaluation of a walking school bus program in a low-income, urban community
    Jason A Mendoza
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center and Academic General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, 1100 Bates St, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:122. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary energy density is associated with obesity and the metabolic syndrome in U.S. adults
    Jason A Mendoza
    Children s Nutrition Research Center and Academic General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2600, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:974-9. 2007
  9. pmc Change in dietary energy density after implementation of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy
    Jason A Mendoza
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Academic General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, and Dan L Duncan Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:434-40. 2010
  10. pmc Active commuting to school and association with physical activity and adiposity among US youth
    Jason A Mendoza
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:488-95. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Food insecurity, CD4 counts, and incomplete viral suppression among HIV+ patients from Texas Children's Hospital: a pilot study
    Jason A Mendoza
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates St, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1683-7. 2013
    ..1. Food insecurity (β = -0.23, 95 % CI [-0.40, -0.01]) was associated with lower CD4 counts and higher odds of incomplete viral suppression (OR = 4.07, 95 % CI [1.02, 13.92]). Food insecurity may adversely impact pediatric HIV outcomes...
  2. pmc Convergent validity of preschool children's television viewing measures among low-income Latino families: a cross-sectional study
    Jason A Mendoza
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Child Obes 9:29-34. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to test the reliability and convergent validity of four TV viewing measures among low-income Latino preschool children in the United States...
  3. pmc General versus central adiposity and relationship to pediatric metabolic risk
    Jason A Mendoza
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 10:128-36. 2012
    ..The influence of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and general versus central adiposity on pediatric metabolic risk is not well described...
  4. pmc The walking school bus and children's physical activity: a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial
    Jason A Mendoza
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e537-44. 2011
    ..To evaluate the impact of a "walking school bus" program on children's rates of active commuting to school and physical activity...
  5. pmc Impact of a pilot walking school bus intervention on children's pedestrian safety behaviors: a pilot study
    Jason A Mendoza
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Health Place 18:24-30. 2012
    ..01) of crossing at the corner/crosswalk but 5-fold lower odds (p<0.01) of stopping at the curb. The protocol appears feasible for documenting changes to school-level PSB...
  6. pmc Validity of instruments to assess students' travel and pedestrian safety
    Jason A Mendoza
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:257. 2010
    ..This research validated the SRTS school travel survey and a pedestrian safety behavior checklist...
  7. pmc Pilot evaluation of a walking school bus program in a low-income, urban community
    Jason A Mendoza
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center and Academic General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, 1100 Bates St, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:122. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of a walking school bus (WSB) program on student transport in a low-income, urban neighborhood...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary energy density is associated with obesity and the metabolic syndrome in U.S. adults
    Jason A Mendoza
    Children s Nutrition Research Center and Academic General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2600, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:974-9. 2007
    ..Rising obesity rates have been linked to the consumption of energy-dense diets. We examined whether dietary energy density was associated with obesity and related disorders including insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome...
  9. pmc Change in dietary energy density after implementation of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy
    Jason A Mendoza
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Academic General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, and Dan L Duncan Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:434-40. 2010
    ..29+/-0.53 kcal/g (P<0.0001). In conclusion, the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy was associated with desirable reductions in energy density, which suggests improved nutrient intake as a result of student school lunch consumption...
  10. pmc Active commuting to school and association with physical activity and adiposity among US youth
    Jason A Mendoza
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:488-95. 2011
    ..We also examined whether MVPA mediated the relationships between active commuting and adiposity...
  11. pmc Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and obesity in adolescents aged 12 to 19 years: comparison between the United States and Korea
    JinKyung Park
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Korean Med Sci 25:75-82. 2010
    ..In conclusion, there are differences in the prevalence of MetS, obesity, and the individual MetS risk factors between the US and Korean adolescents; however, the risk of MetS among obese adolescents is similar in both countries...
  12. ncbi request reprint Feasibility study to objectively assess activity and location of Hispanic preschoolers: a short communication
    Teresia M O'Connor
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 USA
    Geospat Health 7:375-80. 2013
    ..This methodology has the potential to provide more precise findings to inform environmental interventions and policy changes to promote physical activity among Hispanic preschool children...
  13. doi request reprint Psychometrics of the preschooler physical activity parenting practices instrument among a Latino sample
    Teresia M O'Connor
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:3. 2014
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  14. pmc TV parenting practices: is the same scale appropriate for parents of children of different ages?
    Tzu An Chen
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:41. 2013
    ..Perform differential item functioning (DIF) analysis to test whether item parameter estimates differed across education, language, or age groups...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dietary energy density is associated with selected predictors of obesity in U.S. Children
    Jason A Mendoza
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Nutr 136:1318-22. 2006
    ..Although food insecurity and WIC enrollment were not associated with DED in this study sample, milk consumption in children < or = 4 y old was associated with lower DED...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nutrient quality of fast food kids meals
    Sharon I O'Donnell
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1388-95. 2008
    ..Exposure of children to kids meals at fast food restaurants is high; however, the nutrient quality of such meals has not been systematically assessed...
  17. doi request reprint Characterizing lunch meals served and consumed by pre-school children in Head Start
    Theresa A Nicklas
    1 Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Avenue, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:2169-77. 2013
    ..To examine the variability of food portions served and consumed by African-American and Hispanic-American pre-school children attending Head Start...
  18. pmc Prospective BMI category change associated with cardiovascular fitness change
    Tom Baranowski
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:294-8. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to test the relationship of change in body mass index (BMI) percentile score group (from sixth to eighth grade) with change in cardiovascular fitness (CVF), baseline BMIz-score, and CVF...
  19. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in the United States (US) and Korea in young adults aged 20 to 39 years
    JinKyung Park
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:471-82. 2008
    ..National health policies designed to prevent the Metabolic Syndrome, its individual abnormalities, and its complications using population-based characteristics of each nation will generate improved outcomes...
  20. doi request reprint Active commuting to elementary school and adiposity: an observational study
    Jason A Mendoza
    1 USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Child Obes 10:34-41. 2014
    ..Interventions and policies to increase ACS among young children, especially from unsafe neighborhoods, are warranted and should address parents' safety concerns. ..