Cristina S Barroso

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Senate Bill 42: implementation and impact on physical activity in middle schools
    Cristina S Barroso
    Hispanic Health Research Center, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus, Brownsville, Texas 78520, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:S82-90. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-reported barriers to quality physical education by physical education specialists in Texas
    Cristina S Barroso
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston School of Public Health, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
    J Sch Health 75:313-9. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Parental influences on television watching among children living on the Texas-Mexico border
    Andrew E Springer
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Prev Med 51:112-7. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The CATCH Kids Club: a pilot after-school study for improving elementary students' nutrition and physical activity
    Steve Kelder
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, 7000 Fannin 2658, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:133-40. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Physical activity participation by parental language use in 4th, 8th, and 11th grade students in Texas, USA
    Andrew E Springer
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, Suite 220, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:769-80. 2010
  6. pmc The association between early childhood overweight and maternal factors
    Cristina S Barroso
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus, USA
    Child Obes 8:449-54. 2012
  7. pmc Perceived barriers to exercise in Hispanic adults by level of activity
    Lorraine Bautista
    Dept of Behavioral Science, University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:916-25. 2011
  8. pmc Implementation of Texas Senate Bill 19 to increase physical activity in elementary schools
    Steven H Kelder
    School of Public Health, University of Texas at Houston, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S221-47. 2009
  9. pmc Physical activity, watching television, and the risk of obesity in students, Texas, 2004-2005
    Adriana Perez
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, 1616 Guadalupe St, Ste 6 300, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A61. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Socio-ecological influences on health-care access and navigation among persons of Mexican descent living on the U.S./Mexico border
    Belinda M Reininger
    Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX, 78520, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 16:218-28. 2014

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Senate Bill 42: implementation and impact on physical activity in middle schools
    Cristina S Barroso
    Hispanic Health Research Center, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus, Brownsville, Texas 78520, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:S82-90. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess awareness of and adherence to SB42 in Texas middle schools, and to assess the impact of SB42 on the frequency and quality of structured physical activity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-reported barriers to quality physical education by physical education specialists in Texas
    Cristina S Barroso
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston School of Public Health, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
    J Sch Health 75:313-9. 2005
    ..7% in 2002, and 57.7% in 2003. The top two rank order barriers to quality PE were large class size and low academic value. Future research should focus on determining characteristics of schools that are achieving quality PE programs...
  3. doi request reprint Parental influences on television watching among children living on the Texas-Mexico border
    Andrew E Springer
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Prev Med 51:112-7. 2010
    ..S. side of the Texas-Mexico border. The potential modifying effects of children's home environment (parental TV watching, parent at home after school, and TV in bedroom) were also examined...
  4. ncbi request reprint The CATCH Kids Club: a pilot after-school study for improving elementary students' nutrition and physical activity
    Steve Kelder
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, 7000 Fannin 2658, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:133-40. 2005
    ..The purpose of this paper is to report on a pilot study of an after-school adaptation of the CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health) elementary school programme called the CATCH Kids Club (CKC)...
  5. doi request reprint Physical activity participation by parental language use in 4th, 8th, and 11th grade students in Texas, USA
    Andrew E Springer
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, Suite 220, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:769-80. 2010
    ..71 (CI: 1.40, 2.10) and 2.06 (CI: 1.68, 2.51) times, respectively, more likely to participate in school sports. Findings indicate important disparities in Spanish-speaking Hispanic children's PA participation...
  6. pmc The association between early childhood overweight and maternal factors
    Cristina S Barroso
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus, USA
    Child Obes 8:449-54. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the association between maternal sociodemographic factors and child overweight and obesity in a sample of low-income Mexican Americans...
  7. pmc Perceived barriers to exercise in Hispanic adults by level of activity
    Lorraine Bautista
    Dept of Behavioral Science, University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:916-25. 2011
    ..National data show that Hispanics report low levels of physical activity. Limited information on barriers to exercise in this population exists in the literature...
  8. pmc Implementation of Texas Senate Bill 19 to increase physical activity in elementary schools
    Steven H Kelder
    School of Public Health, University of Texas at Houston, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S221-47. 2009
    ..Results underscore the importance of continued monitoring of enacted legislation, and that legislation for child health that focuses on school programs and policies requires funding and refinement to produce the intended effect...
  9. pmc Physical activity, watching television, and the risk of obesity in students, Texas, 2004-2005
    Adriana Perez
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, 1616 Guadalupe St, Ste 6 300, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A61. 2011
    ..Prevalence of obesity among students in Texas is higher than the US prevalence. Our objective was to understand the combined influence of physical activity and television viewing on weight status of students in Texas...
  10. doi request reprint Socio-ecological influences on health-care access and navigation among persons of Mexican descent living on the U.S./Mexico border
    Belinda M Reininger
    Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX, 78520, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 16:218-28. 2014
    ..This theory-based study raises important issues if health care is to improve the health and welfare of disadvantaged populations and points to the need for greater focus on medical homes and prevention and early intervention approaches...
  11. pmc Nativity and nutritional behaviors in the Mexican origin population living in the US-Mexico border region
    Jared A Montoya
    Behavioral Sciences Department, University of Texas at Brownsville, Brownsville, TX, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:94-100. 2011
    ..Despite low levels of overall acculturation in the border region dietary beliefs still exist between immigrants and US-born Mexican Americans in dietary beliefs, but, not behaviors in US-born Mexican Americans...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gene-nutrition interaction in human performance and exercise response
    Amy L Heck
    Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Nutrition 20:598-602. 2004
    ..This review explores the effects of genetic variation and gene-nutrition interactions in response to exercise training and athletic performance...
  13. pmc Adiposity, biological markers of disease, and insulin resistance in Mexican American adolescents, 2004-2005
    Anne R Rentfro
    University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, Nursing Department, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A40. 2011
    ..We analyzed associations between insulin resistance and other markers of disease in a sample of Mexican American adolescents from a severely disadvantaged community on the Texas-Mexico border...
  14. ncbi request reprint Smoking differences among African American, Hispanic, and White middle school students in an urban setting
    Steven H Kelder
    School of Public Health, Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, P O Box 20186, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Addict Behav 28:513-22. 2003
    ..Although much is known among high school samples, few scientifically based studies have reported these race and ethnic differences in cigarette smoking among younger samples...
  15. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing implementation of the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) Eat Smart School Nutrition Program in Texas
    Christine McCullum-Gomez
    University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:2039-44. 2006
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