Nancy G Murray
Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- Coordinated school health programs and academic achievement: a systematic review of the literatureNancy G Murray
Behavioral Sciences, Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, The University of Texas Prevention Research Center, UT Houston School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Sch Health 77:589-600. 2007..This article presents a systematic review of the literature to examine evidence that school health programs aligned with the Coordinated School Health Program (CSHP) model improve academic success...
- A multimedia educational program that increases science achievement among inner-city non-Asian minority middle-school studentsNancy G Murray
Behavioral Sciences, The Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Acad Med 84:803-11. 2009..Collaborators from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Spring Branch Independent School District, and the Health Museum developed the modules...
- The Fun Families Study: intervention to reduce children's TV viewingSoledad Liliana Escobar-Chaves
Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S99-101. 2010..23, P < 0.01). There was a trend toward reducing actual media consumption but these outcomes did not reach statistical significance. Effective strategies to reduce children's TV viewing were identified...
- CAN DO Houston: a community-based approach to preventing childhood obesityNancy Post Correa
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 7:A88. 2010..Comprehensive, community-based efforts may reduce rates of childhood obesity...
- Self-reported barriers to quality physical education by physical education specialists in TexasCristina 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...