Teresia O'Connor

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Development of the Comprehensive General Parenting Questionnaire for caregivers of 5-13 year olds
    Ester F C Sleddens
    Maastricht University, Department of Health Promotion, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center, P, O, Box 616, 6200, MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:15. 2014
  2. pmc Psychometric validity of the parent's outcome expectations for children's television viewing (POETV) scale
    Teresia M O'Connor
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:894. 2014
  3. pmc Environmental and cultural correlates of physical activity parenting practices among Latino parents with preschool-aged children: Niños Activos
    Teresia M O'Connor
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
    BMC Public Health 14:707. 2014
  4. pmc 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
  5. 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
  6. pmc What Hispanic parents do to encourage and discourage 3-5 year old children to be active: a qualitative study using nominal group technique
    Teresia M O'Connor
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:93. 2013
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Feasibility of an obesity intervention for paediatric primary care targeting parenting and children: Helping HAND
    T M O'Connor
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Child Care Health Dev 39:141-9. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Beverage intake among preschool children and its effect on weight status
    Teresia M O'Connor
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin St, CCC1540 00, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1010-8. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Health professionals' and dietetics practitioners' perceived effectiveness of fruit and vegetable parenting practices across six countries
    Teresia O'Connor
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine USDA Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1065-71. 2010

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Development of the Comprehensive General Parenting Questionnaire for caregivers of 5-13 year olds
    Ester F C Sleddens
    Maastricht University, Department of Health Promotion, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center, P, O, Box 616, 6200, MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:15. 2014
    ..To overcome this shortcoming, the "Comprehensive General Parenting Questionnaire" (CGPQ) was systematically developed. Such a measure is frequently requested in the area of childhood overweight...
  2. pmc Psychometric validity of the parent's outcome expectations for children's television viewing (POETV) scale
    Teresia M O'Connor
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:894. 2014
    ..Our objective was to develop a measure of Parent's Outcome Expectations for Children's TV Viewing (POETV) and test the psychometrics of the resulting instrument among parents with children 6-12 years old...
  3. pmc Environmental and cultural correlates of physical activity parenting practices among Latino parents with preschool-aged children: Niños Activos
    Teresia M O'Connor
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
    BMC Public Health 14:707. 2014
    ..This study aimed to examine the independent contributions of (1) sociodemographic, (2) cultural, (3) parent perceived environmental, and (4) objectively measured environmental factors, to PA parenting practices...
  4. pmc 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
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. pmc What Hispanic parents do to encourage and discourage 3-5 year old children to be active: a qualitative study using nominal group technique
    Teresia M O'Connor
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:93. 2013
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Feasibility of an obesity intervention for paediatric primary care targeting parenting and children: Helping HAND
    T M O'Connor
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Child Care Health Dev 39:141-9. 2013
    ..The primary care setting offers the opportunity to reach children and parents to encourage healthy lifestyle behaviours, and improve weight status among children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Beverage intake among preschool children and its effect on weight status
    Teresia M O'Connor
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin St, CCC1540 00, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1010-8. 2006
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Health professionals' and dietetics practitioners' perceived effectiveness of fruit and vegetable parenting practices across six countries
    Teresia O'Connor
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine USDA Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1065-71. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Parenting practices are associated with fruit and vegetable consumption in pre-school children
    Teresia M O'Connor
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:91-101. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to assess the association of diverse parenting practices to promote F&V and its consumption among pre-school children...
  12. doi request reprint Engaging parents to increase youth physical activity a systematic review
    Teresia M O'Connor
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:141-9. 2009
    ..Parents are often involved in interventions to engage youth in physical activity, but it is not clear which methods for involving parents are effective...
  13. pmc Psychometric assessment of scales for a Model of Goal Directed Vegetable Parenting Practices (MGDVPP)
    Tom Baranowski
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, 1100 Bates Street, Houston 77030 2600 TX, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:110. 2013
    ..Scales to measure effective and ineffective vegetable parenting practices have previously been validated. This manuscript presents the psychometric characteristics and factor structures of new scales to measure the constructs in MGDVPP...
  14. pmc A model of goal directed vegetable parenting practices
    Melanie Hingle
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Appetite 58:444-9. 2012
    ..Understanding these factors could inform the design of interventions to increase parents' use of parenting practices that promote long-term child consumption of vegetables...
  15. pmc Dimensions of vegetable parenting practices among preschoolers
    Tom Baranowski
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Appetite 69:89-93. 2013
    ..Research is needed on how these parenting practices factors predict child vegetable intake. ..
  16. doi request reprint Predicting use of ineffective vegetable parenting practices with the Model of Goal Directed Behavior
    Tom Baranowski
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Public Health Nutr 18:1028-35. 2015
    ..The present study was designed to understand the psychosocial influences on ineffective vegetable parenting practices...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Predicting use of effective vegetable parenting practices with the Model of Goal Directed Behavior
    Cassandra S Diep
    1USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Public Health Nutr 18:1389-96. 2015
    ..To model effective vegetable parenting practices using the Model of Goal Directed Vegetable Parenting Practices construct scales...
  19. pmc Identifying and clarifying values and reason statements that promote effective food parenting practices, using intensive interviews
    Alicia Beltran
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 43:531-5. 2011
    ..Generate and test parents' understanding of values and associated reason statements to encourage effective food parenting practices...
  20. pmc School year versus summer differences in child weight gain: a narrative review
    Tom Baranowski
    1 USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Child Obes 10:18-24. 2014
    ..Seasonal patterns in adiposity, PA, and sleep need to be clearly established separately for overweight and healthy weight children in further longitudinal research to provide a clear focus for national policy...
  21. pmc Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration project: cross-site evaluation methods
    Daniel P O'Connor
    1 Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX
    Child Obes 11:92-103. 2015
    ..This article describes a comprehensive evaluation plan to determine the extent to which the CORD model is associated with changes in behavior, body weight, BMI, quality of life, and healthcare satisfaction in children 2-12 years of age...