Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- Dietary and activity correlates of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among adolescentsNalini 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...
- A descriptive study of beverage consumption among an ethnically diverse sample of public school students in TexasAlexandra 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...
- Exposure to multiple components of a garden-based intervention for middle school students increases fruit and vegetable consumptionAlexandra Evans
University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin, USA
Health Promot Pract 13:608-16. 2012....
- Parental influences on television watching among children living on the Texas-Mexico borderAndrew 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...
- Promoting energy-balance behaviors among ethnically diverse adolescents: overview and baseline findings of The Central Texas CATCH Middle School ProjectAndrew 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. ..
- Implementation of Texas Senate Bill 19 to increase physical activity in elementary schoolsSteven 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...
- Senate Bill 42: implementation and impact on physical activity in middle schoolsCristina 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...
- Reductions in child obesity among disadvantaged school children with community involvement: the Travis County CATCH TrialDeanna 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...
- Are adolescents' perceptions of dietary practices associated with their dietary behaviors?Cayley E Velazquez
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 111:1735-40. 2011..Interventions that move beyond dietary knowledge and create changes in the social and physical environment are needed...
- Physical activity during recess in low-income third-grade Texas studentsAndrew 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...
- Association of salivary cortisol circadian pattern with cynical hostility: multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosisNalini Ranjit
Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, Texas, USA
Psychosom Med 71:748-55. 2009..To determine if cynical hostility is associated with alterations in diurnal profiles of cortisol. Hostility has been linked to cardiovascular disease but the biological mechanisms mediating this association remain unknown...