T N Robinson

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Dance and reducing television viewing to prevent weight gain in African-American girls: the Stanford GEMS pilot study
    Thomas N Robinson
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, The Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S65-77. 2003
  2. ncbi Effects of reducing children's television and video game use on aggressive behavior: a randomized controlled trial
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics and Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:17-23. 2001
  3. ncbi Ethnic variation in cardiovascular disease risk factors among children and young adults: findings from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    M A Winkleby
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304 1825, USA
    JAMA 281:1006-13. 1999
  4. ncbi Prospective study of risk factors for the initiation of cigarette smoking
    J D Killen
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 65:1011-6. 1997
  5. ncbi Reducing children's television viewing to prevent obesity: a randomized controlled trial
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304, USA
    JAMA 282:1561-7. 1999
  6. ncbi Is parental control over children's eating associated with childhood obesity? Results from a population-based sample of third graders
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Obes Res 9:306-12. 2001
  7. ncbi Television viewing and childhood obesity
    T N Robinson
    Division of General Pediatrics and Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:1017-25. 2001
  8. ncbi Overweight concerns and body dissatisfaction among third-grade children: the impacts of ethnicity and socioeconomic status
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics and the Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Pediatr 138:181-7. 2001
  9. ncbi Effects of reducing television viewing on children's requests for toys: a randomized controlled trial
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 22:179-84. 2001
  10. ncbi The 30-second effect: an experiment revealing the impact of television commercials on food preferences of preschoolers
    D L Borzekowski
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 101:42-6. 2001

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Publications49

  1. ncbi Dance and reducing television viewing to prevent weight gain in African-American girls: the Stanford GEMS pilot study
    Thomas N Robinson
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, The Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S65-77. 2003
    ..To test the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of after-school dance classes and a family-based intervention to reduce television viewing, thereby reducing weight gain, among African-American girls...
  2. ncbi Effects of reducing children's television and video game use on aggressive behavior: a randomized controlled trial
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics and Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:17-23. 2001
    ..The relationship between exposure to aggression in the media and children's aggressive behavior is well documented. However, few potential solutions have been evaluated...
  3. ncbi Ethnic variation in cardiovascular disease risk factors among children and young adults: findings from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    M A Winkleby
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304 1825, USA
    JAMA 281:1006-13. 1999
    ..Knowledge about ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors among children and young adults from national samples is limited...
  4. ncbi Prospective study of risk factors for the initiation of cigarette smoking
    J D Killen
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 65:1011-6. 1997
    ..The data suggest that future research is needed to examine potential gender differences that may have implications for the next generation of smoking-prevention programs...
  5. ncbi Reducing children's television viewing to prevent obesity: a randomized controlled trial
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304, USA
    JAMA 282:1561-7. 1999
    ..Some observational studies have found an association between television viewing and child and adolescent adiposity...
  6. ncbi Is parental control over children's eating associated with childhood obesity? Results from a population-based sample of third graders
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Obes Res 9:306-12. 2001
    ..These findings have been widely endorsed; however, the direct relationship between parental control of children's intake and their children's degree of overweight has not been shown in a generalized sample...
  7. ncbi Television viewing and childhood obesity
    T N Robinson
    Division of General Pediatrics and Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:1017-25. 2001
    ..The results of this randomized, controlled trial provide evidence that television viewing is a cause of increased body fatness and that reducing television viewing is a promising strategy for preventing childhood obesity...
  8. ncbi Overweight concerns and body dissatisfaction among third-grade children: the impacts of ethnicity and socioeconomic status
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics and the Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Pediatr 138:181-7. 2001
    ..Young Latina and African American girls manifest equivalent or higher levels of disordered eating attitudes and behaviors as white and Asian American girls...
  9. ncbi Effects of reducing television viewing on children's requests for toys: a randomized controlled trial
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 22:179-84. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that reducing television viewing is a promising approach to reducing the influences of advertising on children's behavior...
  10. ncbi The 30-second effect: an experiment revealing the impact of television commercials on food preferences of preschoolers
    D L Borzekowski
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 101:42-6. 2001
    ..Furthermore, advocates should raise the public policy issue of advertising and young children, especially given the recent epidemic of childhood obesity and the ever-changing media environment...
  11. ncbi Do adolescent smokers experience withdrawal effects when deprived of nicotine?
    J D Killen
    Department of Medicine, Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304 1885, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 9:176-82. 2001
    ..As in previous research with adults, expectancies concerning the effects of nicotine replacement also influenced perceptions of withdrawal...
  12. ncbi Assessing weight-related biochemical cardiovascular risk factors in African-American girls
    Darrell M Wilson
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Obes Res 12:73S-83S. 2004
    ..We examined the feasibility of obtaining fasting blood samples and report correlates of these biochemical markers in an understudied population sample...
  13. ncbi Prevention Conference VII: Obesity, a worldwide epidemic related to heart disease and stroke: Group IV: prevention/treatment
    Rebecca M Mullis
    Circulation 110:e484-8. 2004
  14. ncbi Preventing childhood obesity: a solution-oriented research paradigm
    Thomas N Robinson
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:194-201. 2005
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  15. ncbi Overweight in children and adolescents: pathophysiology, consequences, prevention, and treatment
    Stephen R Daniels
    Circulation 111:1999-2012. 2005
    ..In addition, treatment approaches are presented, including behavioral, pharmacological, and surgical treatment. Childhood and adolescent overweight is one of the most important current public health concerns...
  16. ncbi Clinical practice. Overweight children and adolescents
    William H Dietz
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2100-9. 2005
  17. ncbi Are certain multicenter randomized clinical trial structures misleading clinical and policy decisions?
    Helena Chmura Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, 401 Quarry Road, 5717, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:518-29. 2005
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  18. ncbi Obesity prevention in primary care
    Thomas N Robinson
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:217-8. 2006
  19. ncbi Does children's screen time predict requests for advertised products? Cross-sectional and prospective analyses
    Lisa J Chamberlain
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 750 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:363-8. 2006
    ..To examine children's screen media exposure and requests for advertised toys and food/drinks...
  20. ncbi Definition of metabolic syndrome in preadolescent girls
    Carolyn H Chi
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University and the Lucile Packard Children s Hospital at Stanford, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford, California 94305 5208, USA
    J Pediatr 148:788-792. 2006
    ..To compare and contrast proposed definitions of metabolic syndrome in pediatrics, and to determine prevalence of metabolic syndrome in preadolescent females when applying different criteria...
  21. ncbi Promoting physical activity in children and youth: a leadership role for schools: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism (Physical Activity Committee) in collaboration with the Co
    Russell R Pate
    Circulation 114:1214-24. 2006
  22. ncbi Do Mexican-American mothers' food-related parenting practices influence their children's weight and dietary intake?
    Donna M Matheson
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, CA 94305, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1861-5. 2006
    ..These associations differed in food-secure and food-insecure households. Overall, pressure to eat was highly associated with children's weight, but the temporal nature of these relationships cannot be discerned...
  23. pmc Stanford GEMS phase 2 obesity prevention trial for low-income African-American girls: design and sample baseline characteristics
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics and Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:56-69. 2008
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  24. ncbi Effects of fast food branding on young children's taste preferences
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:792-7. 2007
    ..To examine the effects of cumulative, real-world marketing and brand exposures on young children by testing the influence of branding from a heavily marketed source on taste preferences...
  25. ncbi The effects of increasing outdoor play time on physical activity in Latino preschool children
    Sofiya Alhassan
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine and Division of General Pediatrics, University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5705, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:153-8. 2007
    ..A randomized controlled pilot study to test the hypothesis that increasing preschool children's outdoor free play time increases their daily physical activity levels...
  26. doi Team sports for overweight children: the Stanford Sports to Prevent Obesity Randomized Trial (SPORT)
    Dana L Weintraub
    Division of General Pediatrics and Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 211 Quarry Rd, Hoover Pavilion, Room N032, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:232-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of an after-school team sports program for reducing weight gain in low-income overweight children...
  27. pmc A randomized trial of the effects of reducing television viewing and computer use on body mass index in young children
    Leonard H Epstein
    Behavioral Medicine Laboratory, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Farber Hall, 3435 Main St, Room G56, Bldg 26, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:239-45. 2008
    ..To assess the effects of reducing television viewing and computer use on children's body mass index (BMI) as a risk factor for the development of overweight in young children...
  28. ncbi African-American girls' dietary intake while watching television
    Donna M Matheson
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 211 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Obes Res 12:32S-37S. 2004
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  29. ncbi Parental cultural perspectives in relation to weight-related behaviors and concerns of African-American girls
    Bettina M Beech
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Obes Res 12:7S-19S. 2004
    ..To determine whether cultural perspectives of parents may influence children's eating and physical activity behaviors and patterns of weight gain...
  30. ncbi Major depression among adolescent smokers undergoing treatment for nicotine dependence
    Joel D Killen
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Hoover Pavilion, Room N072, 211 Quarry Road, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1517-26. 2004
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  31. ncbi Phase 1 of the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS): conclusion
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Penn 19104 6021, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S88-91. 2003
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  32. ncbi Common design elements of the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS)
    James Rochon
    Biostatistics Center, George Washington University, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S6-14. 2003
    ..This report presents the basic study design, a brief overview of the interventions, the measurements taken and their rationale, and procedures both for compiling the collaborative database, and performing site-specific analyses...
  33. ncbi Effects of a videotape to increase use of poison control centers by low-income and Spanish-speaking families: a randomized, controlled trial
    Nancy R Kelly
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford, California, USA
    Pediatrics 111:21-6. 2003
    ..A videotape intervention was designed to address these barriers to PCC use...
  34. ncbi Predicting failure of outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, USA
    Am J Surg 184:515-8; discussion 518-9. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that patients in whom same day discharge (SDD) is unlikely may be identified preoperatively...
  35. ncbi Agreement among measures of asthma status: a prospective study of low-income children with moderate to severe asthma
    Paul J Sharek
    Division of General Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Pediatrics 110:797-804. 2002
    ..Understanding the relationship between these measures may facilitate more parsimonious and valid evaluation strategies without loss of information...
  36. ncbi Validity of children's food portion estimates: a comparison of 2 measurement aids
    Donna M Matheson
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1825, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:867-71. 2002
    ..Although children's self-reports of food intake are widely used, there is little research on their ability to estimate food portions...
  37. ncbi Cardiovascular health in childhood: A statement for health professionals from the Committee on Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in the Young (AHOY) of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, American Heart Association
    Christine L Williams
    Circulation 106:143-60. 2002
  38. ncbi Primary care interventions to reduce television viewing in African-American children
    B Sophia Ford
    School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:106-9. 2002
    ..Data are lacking on primary care interventions to reduce children's television viewing. Low-income African-American children watch greater amounts of television than their peers...
  39. ncbi Associations among familism, language preference, and education in Mexican-American mothers and their children
    Andrea J Romero
    Mexican American Studies and Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721 0023, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 25:34-40. 2004
    ..Protective influences of cultural maintenance deserve further attention in longitudinal studies and in relation to the physical and mental health of youth...
  40. ncbi Evaluation of quality control procedures for 24-h dietary recalls: results from the Girls Health Enrichment Multisite Studies
    Karen W Cullen
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Prev Med 38:S14-23. 2004
    ..Quality control methods are key components of dietary assessment, but have rarely been evaluated...
  41. ncbi Randomized clinical trial of the efficacy of bupropion combined with nicotine patch in the treatment of adolescent smokers
    Joel D Killen
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:729-35. 2004
    ..These findings are encouraging and suggest new avenues for research. For example, treatments of the kind examined in this report, augmented by extended maintenance therapies, may yield higher long-term success rates...
  42. ncbi Physical activity self-report and accelerometry measures from the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Med 38:S43-9. 2004
    ..Valid and reliable physical activity checklists are needed to assess effectiveness of interventions. This study tested the validity and reliability of the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS) Activity Questionnaire...
  43. ncbi Measurement characteristics of weight concern and dieting measures in 8-10-year-old African-American girls from GEMS pilot studies
    Nancy E Sherwood
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 38:S50-9. 2004
    ..Reliability and validity were established for weight concern measures completed by 8-10-year-old African-American girls participating in a pilot obesity prevention program...
  44. ncbi Measurement characteristics of activity-related psychosocial measures in 8- to 10-year-old African-American girls in the Girls Health Enrichment Multisite Study (GEMS)
    Nancy E Sherwood
    Health Partners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Prev Med 38:S60-8. 2004
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  45. ncbi Children's food consumption during television viewing
    Donna M Matheson
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:1088-94. 2004
    ..Television viewing is associated with childhood obesity. Eating during viewing and eating highly advertised foods are 2 of the hypothesized mechanisms through which television is thought to affect children's weight...
  46. ncbi Effectiveness of a multicomponent self-management program in at-risk, school-aged children with asthma
    Richard S Shames
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:611-8. 2004
    ..We developed a novel multiple-component intervention that included the use of an asthma education video game intended to promote adoption of asthma self-management behaviors and appropriate asthma care...
  47. ncbi Evidence-based community pediatrics: building a bridge from bedside to neighborhood
    Lee M Sanders
    Department of Pediatrics, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1601 NW 12th Ave, Suite 4063, PO Box 016820 D820, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1142-7. 2005
    ..Practical elements of each pillar are described and illustrated by specific examples from community-based efforts of pediatricians and are accompanied by specific resources to aid pediatricians in their future community health work...
  48. ncbi The remote, the mouse, and the no. 2 pencil: the household media environment and academic achievement among third grade students
    Dina L G Borzekowski
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:607-13. 2005
    ..Media can influence aspects of a child's physical, social, and cognitive development; however, the associations between a child's household media environment, media use, and academic achievement have yet to be determined...
  49. ncbi Estimating physical activity from incomplete accelerometer data in field studies
    Sofiya Alhassan
    Dept of Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherts, MA 01003 0258, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:S112-25. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a data-driven approach for analyzing incomplete accelerometer data from field-base studies...