Debbe Thompson

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Covariability in diet and physical activity in African-American girls
    Deborah Thompson
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obes Res 12:46S-54S. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Formative assessment in the development of an obesity prevention component for the expanded food and nutrition education program in Texas
    Debbe Thompson
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:61-71. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Boy Scout 5-a-Day Badge: outcome results of a troop and Internet intervention
    Debbe Thompson
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Houston, TX, USA
    Prev Med 49:518-26. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Food, Fun and Fitness Internet program for girls: influencing log-on rate
    Debbe Thompson
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:228-37. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Food, fun, and fitness internet program for girls: pilot evaluation of an e-Health youth obesity prevention program examining predictors of obesity
    Debbe Thompson
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Houston, TX, USA
    Prev Med 47:494-7. 2008
  6. pmc Conceptual model for the design of a serious video game promoting self-management among youth with type 1 diabetes
    Debbe Thompson
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 4:744-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Children's accuracy of portion size estimation using digital food images: effects of interface design and size of image on computer screen
    Tom Baranowski
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Public Health Nutr 14:418-25. 2011
  8. pmc Comparison of a Web-based versus traditional diet recall among children
    Tom Baranowski
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates St, Houston TX, 77030 2600, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:527-32. 2012
  9. pmc Video game play, child diet, and physical activity behavior change a randomized clinical trial
    Tom Baranowski
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:33-8. 2011
  10. pmc Behavioral science in video games for children's diet and physical activity change: key research needs
    Tom Baranowski
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 5:229-33. 2011

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Covariability in diet and physical activity in African-American girls
    Deborah Thompson
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obes Res 12:46S-54S. 2004
    ..Our goal was to examine 12-week covariability in diet and physical activity changes among 8- to 10-year-old African-American girls and if these changes predicted percent change in BMI...
  2. doi request reprint Formative assessment in the development of an obesity prevention component for the expanded food and nutrition education program in Texas
    Debbe Thompson
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:61-71. 2011
    ..Formative work prior to intervention development should be conducted to identify key issues regarding a particular topic and to evaluate potential educational approaches...
  3. doi request reprint Boy Scout 5-a-Day Badge: outcome results of a troop and Internet intervention
    Debbe Thompson
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Houston, TX, USA
    Prev Med 49:518-26. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Food, Fun and Fitness Internet program for girls: influencing log-on rate
    Debbe Thompson
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:228-37. 2008
    ..Identifying the reason that this occurred may provide insight into how to further enhance log-on rate. Recruitment method may influence log-on rate...
  5. doi request reprint Food, fun, and fitness internet program for girls: pilot evaluation of an e-Health youth obesity prevention program examining predictors of obesity
    Debbe Thompson
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Houston, TX, USA
    Prev Med 47:494-7. 2008
    ..This pilot study tested whether an Internet-based intervention could achieve change in fruit, juice, and vegetable consumption, physical activity, and self-efficacy in youth at-risk of obesity...
  6. pmc Conceptual model for the design of a serious video game promoting self-management among youth with type 1 diabetes
    Debbe Thompson
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 4:744-9. 2010
    ..This article presents a conceptual model of how this may be achieved. It concludes by identifying research needed to refine our knowledge regarding how to develop effective serious video games for health...
  7. doi request reprint Children's accuracy of portion size estimation using digital food images: effects of interface design and size of image on computer screen
    Tom Baranowski
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Public Health Nutr 14:418-25. 2011
    ..To test the effect of image size and presence of size cues on the accuracy of portion size estimation by children...
  8. pmc Comparison of a Web-based versus traditional diet recall among children
    Tom Baranowski
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates St, Houston TX, 77030 2600, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:527-32. 2012
    ..Eight- and 9-year-olds had substantial difficulties and often required aid in completing ASA24. Findings from this study suggest that a simpler version of an Internet-based diet recall program would be easier for children to use...
  9. pmc Video game play, child diet, and physical activity behavior change a randomized clinical trial
    Tom Baranowski
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:33-8. 2011
    ..Video games designed to promote behavior change are a promising venue to enable children to learn healthier behaviors...
  10. pmc Behavioral science in video games for children's diet and physical activity change: key research needs
    Tom Baranowski
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 5:229-33. 2011
    ..Such research will permit the optimal design of serious video games for diabetes and obesity prevention in the future...
  11. doi request reprint Creating healthful home food environments: results of a study with participants in the expanded food and nutrition education program
    Karen Weber Cullen
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:380-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate a modified curriculum for the 6-session Texas Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) promoting healthful home food environments and parenting skills related to obesity prevention...
  12. ncbi request reprint Innovative application of a multidimensional item response model in assessing the influence of social desirability on the pseudo-relationship between self-efficacy and behavior
    Kathy Watson
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:i85-97. 2006
    ..However, as shown in the observed sample, more research is needed to understand the influence of SocD on the relationship between self-efficacy and behaviors for different populations and for different degrees of SocD response bias...
  13. pmc TV parenting practices: is the same scale appropriate for parents of children of different ages?
    Tzu An Chen
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:41. 2013
    ..Perform differential item functioning (DIF) analysis to test whether item parameter estimates differed across education, language, or age groups...
  14. pmc Design of a website on nutrition and physical activity for adolescents: results from formative research
    Debbe Thompson
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Med Internet Res 14:e59. 2012
    ..Teens do not meet guidelines for healthy eating and physical activity. The Internet may be an effective method for delivering programs that help them adopt healthy behaviors...
  15. pmc Impact of an active video game on healthy children's physical activity
    Tom Baranowski
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e636-42. 2012
    ....
  16. pmc Identifying and clarifying values and reason statements that promote effective food parenting practices, using intensive interviews
    Alicia Beltran
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 43:531-5. 2011
    ..Generate and test parents' understanding of values and associated reason statements to encourage effective food parenting practices...
  17. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of an 8-week African American web-based pilot program promoting healthy eating behaviors: Family Eats
    Karen Weber Cullen
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:40-51. 2008
    ..To assess log-on rates and change in mediating variables achieved from a web-based nutrition intervention for African American families...
  18. doi request reprint Evaluation of a web-based program promoting healthy eating and physical activity for adolescents: teen choice: food and fitness
    Karen Weber Cullen
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Health Educ Res 28:704-14. 2013
    ..Future research should identify effective methods for disseminating this website to wider audiences. ..
  19. pmc A Serious Video Game to Increase Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Elementary Aged Youth (Squire's Quest! II): Rationale, Design, and Methods
    Debbe Thompson
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States
    JMIR Res Protoc 1:e19. 2012
    ..Video games offer a controlled venue for conducting behavioral research and testing hypotheses to identify mechanisms of effect...
  20. ncbi request reprint Item response modeling: an evaluation of the children's fruit and vegetable self-efficacy questionnaire
    Kathy Watson
    USDA ARS, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:i47-57. 2006
    ..The FVSEQ can be improved by including items at the extreme levels of difficulty. DIF analyses identified areas where IRM can be useful to improve the functioning of measures...
  21. pmc Designing serious video games for health behavior change: current status and future directions
    Debbe Thompson
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2600, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 6:807-11. 2012
    ..The article concludes with suggestions for future research needed to inform this rapidly growing field...
  22. pmc Self efficacy for fruit, vegetable and water intakes: Expanded and abbreviated scales from item response modeling analyses
    Tom Baranowski
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030 2600, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:25. 2010
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  23. ncbi request reprint Physical activity problem-solving inventory for adolescents: development and initial validation
    Debbe Thompson
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 25:448-67. 2013
    ..PAPSIA is a promising measure for assessing youth physical activity problem-solving ability. Future research will assess its validity with objectively measured physical activity. ..
  24. pmc Tests of the accuracy and speed of categorizing foods into child vs professional categories using two methods of browsing with children
    Tom Baranowski
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:91-4. 2010
    ..A computerized recall may not be appropriate for children 9 years of age or younger...