DEANNA MARIE HOELSCHER

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Television viewing and snacking behaviors of fourth- and eighth-grade schoolchildren in Texas
    Amanda M Vader
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A89. 2009
  2. pmc Crime rates and sedentary behavior among 4th grade Texas school children
    H Shelton Brown
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, University of Texas School of Public Health, 313 E, 12th Street, Suite 220, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:28. 2008
  3. pmc Increasing physical activity and decreasing sedentary activity in adolescent girls--the Incorporating More Physical Activity and Calcium in Teens (IMPACT) study
    Desiree Jones
    The Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:42. 2008
  4. pmc Measuring the prevalence of overweight in Texas schoolchildren
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Human Nutrition Center, University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, 1200 Hermann Pressler Drive, W RAS 920, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1002-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint School-based health education programs can be maintained over time: results from the CATCH Institutionalization study
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, The University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Med 38:594-606. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint How the CATCH eat smart program helps implement the USDA regulations in school cafeterias
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston 77030, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:434-46. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Changes in the regional prevalence of child obesity in 4th, 8th, and 11th grade students in Texas from 2000-2002 to 2004-2005
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1360-8. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of the secondary level School-Based Nutrition Monitoring student questionnaire
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Human Nutrition Center, University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:186-94. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Reductions in child obesity among disadvantaged school children with community involvement: the Travis County CATCH Trial
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S36-44. 2010
  10. 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

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. pmc Television viewing and snacking behaviors of fourth- and eighth-grade schoolchildren in Texas
    Amanda M Vader
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A89. 2009
    ....
  2. pmc Crime rates and sedentary behavior among 4th grade Texas school children
    H Shelton Brown
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, University of Texas School of Public Health, 313 E, 12th Street, Suite 220, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:28. 2008
    ..We determined whether indoor sedentary behavior patterns are associated with community crime statistics. 4th graders in the U.S. are typically 9 or 10 years old...
  3. pmc Increasing physical activity and decreasing sedentary activity in adolescent girls--the Incorporating More Physical Activity and Calcium in Teens (IMPACT) study
    Desiree Jones
    The Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:42. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Measuring the prevalence of overweight in Texas schoolchildren
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Human Nutrition Center, University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, 1200 Hermann Pressler Drive, W RAS 920, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1002-8. 2004
    ..We describe results from year 1 of a surveillance system to monitor body mass index in children at the state level...
  5. ncbi request reprint School-based health education programs can be maintained over time: results from the CATCH Institutionalization study
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, The University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Med 38:594-606. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint How the CATCH eat smart program helps implement the USDA regulations in school cafeterias
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston 77030, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:434-46. 2003
    ..Intervention schools most closely met USDA SMI recommendations for fat. Thus, the CATCH Eat Smart Program assisted school cafeterias in meeting USDA guidelines 5 years postimplementation...
  7. doi request reprint Changes in the regional prevalence of child obesity in 4th, 8th, and 11th grade students in Texas from 2000-2002 to 2004-2005
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1360-8. 2010
    ..Results emphasize the need for sustained school, community, and policy efforts, and that these efforts can result in decreases in child obesity at the population level...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of the secondary level School-Based Nutrition Monitoring student questionnaire
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Human Nutrition Center, University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:186-94. 2003
    ..To evaluate the reproducibility and validity of the School-Based Nutrition Monitoring (SBNM) secondary level student questionnaire...
  9. doi request reprint Reductions in child obesity among disadvantaged school children with community involvement: the Travis County CATCH Trial
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S36-44. 2010
    ..05). CATCH BPC students also reported more positive trends in related behaviors. Implementation of a community-enhanced school program can be effective in reducing the prevalence of child overweight in low-income student populations...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Diet- and body size-related attitudes and behaviors associated with vitamin supplement use in a representative sample of fourth-grade students in Texas
    Goldy C George
    National Cancer Institute, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:95-102. 2009
    ..To examine diet- and body size-related attitudes and behaviors associated with supplement use in a representative sample of fourth-grade students in Texas...
  12. ncbi request reprint Food choices of third-grade children in Texas
    Jerri L Iward
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, The University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Austin 78731, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:409-12. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported activity and sedentary behaviors among 4th-, 8th-, and 11th-grade Texas public school children: the school physical activity and nutrition study
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, Austin Regional Campus, University of Texas School of Public Health, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:535-47. 2009
    ..A cross-sectional probability-based design was used to provide data by ethnicity (African American, Hispanic, and White/Other), gender, and grade (4th, 8th, and 11th) from 2000 to 2002...
  14. pmc A path analysis to identify the psychosocial factors influencing physical activity and bone health in middle-school girls
    Shreela V Sharma
    Epidemiology Dept, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:606-16. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify pathways used by psychosocial factors to influence physical activity and bone health in middle-school girls...
  15. pmc Differences in food consumption and meal patterns in Texas school children by grade
    Adriana Perez
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Division of Biostatistics, 80 Fort Brown, SPH RAHC North 200, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A23. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine differences in food choices between 4th-, 8th-, and 11th-grade students. The results provide information that can be used to tailor behavioral-based nutritional programs for children...
  16. doi request reprint Observable weight distributions and children's individual weight assessment
    H Shelton Brown
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:202-5. 2010
    ..These data suggest that observable weight distributions play a key role in the obesity epidemic...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Designing effective nutrition interventions for adolescents
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:S52-63. 2002
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  19. doi request reprint Psychosocial factors influencing calcium intake and bone quality in middle school girls
    Shreela V Sharma
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for the Advancement of Healthy Living, School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1200 Herman Pressler, E RAS 603, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:932-6. 2010
    ..Thus, several direct and indirect pathways used to influence calcium intake among adolescent girls were identified. These findings are critical for the development of effective interventions to promote calcium intake in this population...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Dietary and activity correlates of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among adolescents
    Nalini Ranjit
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Health Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, 1616 Guadalupe St, Suite 6 300, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e754-61. 2010
    ..To examine the dietary and activity correlates of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by children in middle and high school...
  22. ncbi request reprint A descriptive study of beverage consumption among an ethnically diverse sample of public school students in Texas
    Alexandra E Evans
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:387-96. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine prevalence rates of 5 types of beverage consumption by sociodemographic factors among 4th-, 8th-, and 11th-grade public school students in Texas...
  23. 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...
  24. 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)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dietary and weight changes after treatments for lymphoma
    Nancy C Russell
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitative Medicine Integrative Medicine Program, Education Resources, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Nutr Cancer 57:168-76. 2007
    ..However, a majority of subjects consumed 40% or more of energy from fat and ate less than the recommended minimum of 5-a-day fruits and vegetables...
  26. pmc Psychosocial, environmental and behavioral factors associated with bone health in middle-school girls
    Shreela V Sharma
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, Houston, TX, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:173-84. 2009
    ..Future health education/health promotion programs need to address these factors for effective primary prevention of osteoporosis in this population...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc Prevalence of physical activity and sedentary behaviors by metropolitan status in 4th-, 8th-, and 11th-grade students in Texas, 2004-2005
    Andrew E Springer
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, 313 E 12th St, Ste 220, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A21. 2009
    ..7 years; n = 7,907), 8th (mean age, 13.7 years; n = 8,827), and 11th (mean age 16.9 years; n = 6,456) grades by urban, suburban, and rural location in Texas...
  30. 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...
  31. pmc Association of glycemic index and glycemic load with risk of incident coronary heart disease among Whites and African Americans with and without type 2 diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Dale S Hardy
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:610-6. 2010
    ..In this study we examined whether high glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) diets are associated with increased risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD) in Whites and African Americans with and without type 2 diabetes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Patients previously treated for lymphoma consume inadequate or excessive amounts of five key nutrients
    Nancy C Russell
    Integrative Medicine Program, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 5:118-24. 2007
    ..These findings are of concern because of their potential impact upon recovery and maintenance of general health and possibly cancer-related pathways after treatment...
  33. pmc Lunch is in the bag: increasing fruits, vegetables, and whole grains in sack lunches of preschool-aged children
    Sara J Sweitzer
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 UniversityStation, Austin, TX 7871, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1058-64. 2010
    ..Lunch Is In The Bag, which is designed to fit in the child-care environment and targets parents of 3- to 5-year-old children, is a feasible intervention for improving the nutritional quality of sack lunches...
  34. ncbi request reprint Menarchal status and calf circumference predict calcaneal ultrasound measurements in girls
    Albert C Hergenroeder
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2399, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:318-24. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to predict calcaneal QUS measurements in healthy adolescent females as a function of anthropometric measures, pubertal stage and menarchal status...
  35. doi request reprint Reproducibility of the School-Based Nutrition Monitoring Questionnaire among fourth-grade students in Texas
    Monica Penkilo
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, TX 78701, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 40:20-7. 2008
    ..To assess reproducibility of a School-Based Nutrition Monitoring (SBNM) questionnaire for fourth-grade students...
  36. ncbi request reprint Vitamin supplement intake is related to dietary intake and physical activity: The Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH)
    Lindsay Reaves
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minneapolis School of Public Health, 1300 S Second St, Ste 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:2018-23. 2006
    ..To explore the relationship of multiple-vitamin supplement use with selected food groups, physical activity, lifestyle behaviors, and weight status...
  37. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of effects of the eat smart school food service program: results from the CATCH-ON study
    Stavroula K Osganian
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:418-33. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Fostering healthy food consumption in schools: focusing on the challenges of competitive foods
    Jill L Kramer-Atwood
    Bon Secours Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1228-33. 2002

Research Grants5

  1. A SCHOOL PROGRAM TO ENHANCE BONE HEALTH IN GIRLS
    Deanna Hoelscher; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Secondary hypotheses at the school level are: intervention schools will offer (1) more calcium-containing foods; and (2) more opportunities for weight-bearing activities than control schools. ..
  2. Lunch in the Bag: Packing More Fruit, Vegetables, Grain in Preschool Sack Lunches
    DEANNA MARIE HOELSCHER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....