Steven H Kelder

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term implementation of the CATCH physical education program
    Steven H Kelder
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:463-75. 2003
  4. 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
  5. pmc Environmental characteristics and student physical activity in PE class: findings from two large urban areas of Texas
    Katherine A Skala
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, School of Public Health, The University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:481-91. 2012
  6. 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
  7. ncbi 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
  8. doi request reprint Impact of A Smoking Prevention Interactive Experience (ASPIRE), an interactive, multimedia smoking prevention and cessation curriculum for culturally diverse high-school students
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1477-85. 2008
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications62

  1. 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
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term implementation of the CATCH physical education program
    Steven H Kelder
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:463-75. 2003
    ..e., 50%), whereas the FC and UC schools came close to it. Barriers to implementing CATCH PE included insufficient training and lower importance of PE compared to other academic areas and indicate the need for in-service training...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Environmental characteristics and student physical activity in PE class: findings from two large urban areas of Texas
    Katherine A Skala
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, School of Public Health, The University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:481-91. 2012
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of A Smoking Prevention Interactive Experience (ASPIRE), an interactive, multimedia smoking prevention and cessation curriculum for culturally diverse high-school students
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1477-85. 2008
    ..ASPIRE demonstrated the potential for an interactive multimedia program to promote smoking prevention. Further studies are required to determine ASPIRE's effects on cessation...
  9. 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...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint School-year employment among high school students: effects on academic, social, and physical functioning
    Nancy F Weller
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 3701 Kirby, Suite 600, Houston, Texas 77096, USA
    Adolescence 38:441-58. 2003
    ..It was concluded that parents and professionals should continue to monitor the number of weekly hours that students work during the school year...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Project ASPIRE: an Interactive, Multimedia Smoking Prevention and Cessation curriculum for culturally diverse high school students
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:983-1006. 2010
    ..The intervention program holds considerable promise in its ability to reduce smoking among teens...
  15. ncbi request reprint Promoting energy-balance behaviors among ethnically diverse adolescents: overview and baseline findings of The Central Texas CATCH Middle School Project
    Andrew E Springer
    1University of Texas School of Public Health Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Health Educ Behav 40:559-70. 2013
    ..Additional behavioral findings are reported. Body mass index and behaviors were comparable across conditions. Baseline findings underscore the need to promote student energy-balance behaviors. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking topography among alternative school youth: why African American youth smoke less but are at higher long-term risk
    Ronald J Peters
    University of Texas Houston, School of Public Health, 7000 Fannin, Suite 2618, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:252-8. 2012
    ..The implication from this qualitative study is that because African Americans smoke differently they are exposed to a higher level of harmful particulate per cigarette. Further research on smoking topography is warranted...
  17. doi request reprint Associations of physical fitness and academic performance among schoolchildren
    Duncan P Van Dusen
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, The University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, USA
    J Sch Health 81:733-40. 2011
    ..Empirical research evaluating the connections between fitness and academic performance is needed to justify curriculum allocations to physical activity programs...
  18. ncbi request reprint School climate and the institutionalization of the CATCH program
    Guy S Parcel
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston 77030, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:489-502. 2003
    ..Measures of school climate may be useful in determining a school's readiness to adopt and implement an innovative health promotion curriculum...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Physical activity during recess in low-income third-grade Texas students
    Andrew E Springer
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Regional Campus, Austin, TX, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:318-24. 2013
    ..To estimate the prevalence of recess-based moderate and vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and vigorous physical activity (VPA) among third-grade students attending low-income, urban schools in Texas...
  24. pmc Cognitive susceptibility to smoking: Two paths to experimenting among Mexican origin youth
    Amy R Spelman
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3459-67. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that tailoring primary prevention programs by a youth's susceptibility status may increase the efficacy of prevention efforts among Mexican origin youth...
  25. ncbi request reprint The relationship between perceived exposure to promotional smoking messages and smoking status among high school students
    Ronald J Peters
    University of Texas Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Addict 15:387-91. 2006
    ..19, 2.79, p < or = .05). These findings suggest that experimenters and quitters may pay more attention to smoking advertisements than nonsmokers and current smokers...
  26. doi request reprint Beliefs and perceived norms concerning smoking cessation program recruitment among African American teen smokers: what appeals to youth and what turns them away
    Ronald J Peters
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 10:246-55. 2011
    ..In addition, African Americans place heavy emphasis on source and message style to determine credibility of the intervention strategy...
  27. doi request reprint Assessing the psychometric properties of smoking-related attitudes, self-efficacy, and intention among a diverse population of middle school students
    Kentya H Ford
    University of Texas at Austin, College of Pharmacy, Austin, TX, USA
    Addict Behav 38:2378-83. 2013
    ..95). Invariance results provide strong empirical support for the validity of smoking-related attitudes, self-efficacy, and intention measures across race/ethnicity, gender, age, and grade level for middle school students...
  28. doi request reprint Validation of scales measuring attitudes, self-efficacy, and intention related to smoking among middle school students
    Kentya H Ford
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Behavioral Science, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:271-8. 2009
    ..Additional studies are needed to establish additional evidence of validity of these constructs in other middle school samples and other subgroups (e.g. current, experimental, and former smokers)...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Alprazolam (Xanax) use among southern youth: beliefs and social norms concerning dangerous rides on "handlebars"
    Ronald J Peters
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Drug Educ 37:417-28. 2007
    ..In this study, a majority of students stated that medical professionals such as doctors and pharmacists were the greatest facilitator of alprazolam acquisition. Implications for these results are discussed...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight misperception and weight control behaviors among normal weight adolescents in the United States
    Kathleen S Talamayan
    Centers for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:365-73. 2006
    ..These data suggest that obesity prevention programs should address weight misperceptions and the harmful effects of unhealthy weight control methods even among normal weight adolescents...
  34. ncbi request reprint From NIH to Texas schools: policy impact of the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) program in Texas
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, TX, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:S5-7. 2011
    ..The commentary that follows describes the work that is being recognized by the Award. Active Living Research commends the awardees on their success in changing policy, and we commend this as a model to others...
  35. ncbi request reprint Work-related injury among south Texas middle school students: prevalence and patterns
    Nancy F Weller
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, Mental Sciences Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    South Med J 96:1213-20. 2003
    ..Work experiences among early adolescents are largely undocumented. Our purpose was to document the prevalence of work and work-related injury among lower-income Hispanic South Texas middle school students...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and social norms about smoking onset and addictions among urban adolescent cigarette smokers
    Ronald J Peters
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Center for Health Promotion, Research and Development, Houston 77030, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:449-53. 2005
    ..In addition, this research confirmed that friends and siblings who use tobacco are strong reinforcers in youth smoking initiation...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Beliefs regarding cigarette use, motivations to quit, and perceptions on cessation programs among minority adolescent cigarette smokers
    Ronald Peters
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:754-7. 2006
    ....
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Perceived parental monitoring and health risk behavior among public secondary school students in El Salvador
    Andrew E Springer
    1Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:1810-4. 2006
    ..5 times more likely to report risk behaviors examined. The promotion of specific parenting practices such as parental monitoring may hold promise for reducing adolescent risk behaviors in El Salvador...
  43. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and social norms about codeine and promethazine hydrochloride cough syrup (CPHCS) onset and perceived addiction among urban Houstonian adolescents: an addiction trend in the city of lean
    Ronald J Peters
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, 77030, USA
    J Drug Educ 33:415-25. 2003
    ..Our findings suggest that friends and an innovative form of hip-hop music called "screw" are strong reinforcers of CPHCS use...
  44. ncbi request reprint Methamphetamine use and sexual risk behaviors in U.S. high school students: findings from a national risk behavior survey
    Andrew E Springer
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas, 7000 Fannin Street, Suite 2664, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Sci 8:103-13. 2007
    ..S. high school students...
  45. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and social norms about cigarettes or marijuana sticks laced with embalming fluid and phencyclidine (PCP): why youth use "fry"
    Ronald J Peters
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas, Houston, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:563-71. 2005
    ..Youth stated that users have impaired motor skills, hallucinations, long-term mental health problems, incoherent behavior, paranoia, and aggressive behaviors. Implications for these results are discussed...
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint Diary days needed to estimate activity among older African-American and Hispanic women
    Karen E Eason
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Houston, 7000 Fannin Street, 2624C, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1308-15. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate variation in energy expenditure among older African-American and Hispanic female workers and nonworkers, and identify the number of days of diary self-report necessary to reliably estimate activity...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint The relationship between perceived youth exposure to anti-smoking advertisements: how perceptions differ by race
    Ronald J Peters
    University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, USA
    J Drug Educ 35:47-58. 2005
    ..While the relationships tested in this study are exploratory, they provide initial evidence for an important nexus between race and communication channels that may impact perceived exposure to tobacco advertising...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Is frequency of family meals associated with parental encouragement of healthy eating among ethnically diverse eighth graders?
    Natalie S Poulos
    1 Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas, 1 University Station, D3700, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Public Health Nutr 17:998-1003. 2014
    ..The purpose of the present study was to explore the relationship between family meals and parental encouragement of healthy eating overall and by ethnicity...
  52. 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
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Tracking of physical and physiological risk variables among ethnic subgroups from third to eighth grade: the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health cohort study
    Steven H Kelder
    School of Public Health, Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Prev Med 34:324-33. 2002
    ..This paper reports the tracking of physiologic variables through eighth grade...
  54. ncbi request reprint A study of school nurse job satisfaction
    DeMonica L Junious
    North Harris Montgomery Community College District, Houston, TX, USA
    J Sch Nurs 20:88-93. 2004
    ..For this to occur, school nurses must take the initiative to educate administrators, parents, and communities about their role in the school setting...
  55. ncbi request reprint Type A behavior and daily living activity among older minority women
    Karen E Eason
    University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:137-46. 2002
    ....
  56. pmc The National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
    Steven H Kelder
    Am J Public Health 92:1211-2. 2002
  57. 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
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Predicting initiation of smoking in adolescents: evidence for integrating the stages of change and susceptibility to smoking constructs
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Addict Behav 27:697-712. 2002
    ..This new classification system yielded better concurrent and predictive validity than did either stage of smoking acquisition or susceptibility to smoking alone...
  59. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based approaches to dissemination and diffusion of physical activity interventions
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 31:S35-44. 2006
    ..The promise of widespread adoption of evidence-based physical activity interventions to improve public health is sufficient to justify devotion of substantial resources to the relevant research on dissemination and diffusion...
  60. pmc School-based programs: lessons learned from CATCH, Planet Health, and Not-On-Tobacco
    Adele Franks
    Prevention Research Centers Office, MS K45 DACH NCCDPHP CDC, 3005 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A33. 2007
    ..The authors provide advice based on lessons learned from these programs to those who wish to work with young people in schools...
  61. ncbi request reprint Teaching testicular self-examination: education and practices in pediatric residents
    Joel S Brenner
    General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine Division, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e239-44. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of pediatric residents who teach TSE to their adolescent patients, and significant factors related to teaching TSE...
  62. doi request reprint Development and preliminary validation of the cancer family impact scale for colorectal cancer
    Pamela S Sinicrope
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Genet Test 12:161-9. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to develop a measure of how a family history of colorectal cancer (CRC) affects families from the viewpoint of unaffected family members...