P B Crawford

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Lessons learned from evaluations of California's statewide school nutrition standards
    Gail Woodward-Lopez
    Dr Robert C and Veronica Atkins Center for Weight and Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3100, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2137-45. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethnic issues in the epidemiology of childhood obesity
    P B Crawford
    Center for Weight and Health, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:855-78. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Counseling Latina mothers of preschool children about weight issues: suggestions for a new framework
    Patricia B Crawford
    Center for Weight and Health, College of Natural Resources, Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3104, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:387-94. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Family environment and pediatric overweight: what is a parent to do?
    Lorrene D Ritchie
    Center for Weight and Health, College of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley 94720 3104, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:S70-9. 2005
  5. pmc Parent modeling: perceptions of parents' physical activity predict girls' activity throughout adolescence
    Kristine A Madsen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Pediatr 154:278-83. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The relative contributions of lean tissue mass and fat mass to bone density in young women
    M C Wang
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Bone 37:474-81. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Choice of instrument influences relations between food insecurity and obesity in Latino women
    Lucia L Kaiser
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1372-8. 2004
  8. pmc The effect of vitamins C and E on biomarkers of oxidative stress depends on baseline level
    Gladys Block
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 45:377-84. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint BMI screening in schools: helpful or harmful
    Joanne P Ikeda
    Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3104, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:761-9. 2006
  10. pmc Walking the talk: Fit WIC wellness programs improve self-efficacy in pediatric obesity prevention counseling
    Patricia B Crawford
    Center for Weight and Health, College of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley 94720 3104, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1480-5. 2004

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. pmc Lessons learned from evaluations of California's statewide school nutrition standards
    Gail Woodward-Lopez
    Dr Robert C and Veronica Atkins Center for Weight and Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3100, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2137-45. 2010
    ..We assessed the impact of legislation that established nutrition standards for foods and beverages that compete with reimbursable school meals in California...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethnic issues in the epidemiology of childhood obesity
    P B Crawford
    Center for Weight and Health, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:855-78. 2001
    ..This approach is crucial in the United States, a country with an increasingly diverse population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Counseling Latina mothers of preschool children about weight issues: suggestions for a new framework
    Patricia B Crawford
    Center for Weight and Health, College of Natural Resources, Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3104, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:387-94. 2004
    ..To assess Latina mothers' health beliefs and attitudes regarding early childhood weight issues and to use the information to update current nutrition education methods...
  4. ncbi request reprint Family environment and pediatric overweight: what is a parent to do?
    Lorrene D Ritchie
    Center for Weight and Health, College of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley 94720 3104, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:S70-9. 2005
    ....
  5. pmc Parent modeling: perceptions of parents' physical activity predict girls' activity throughout adolescence
    Kristine A Madsen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Pediatr 154:278-83. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The relative contributions of lean tissue mass and fat mass to bone density in young women
    M C Wang
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Bone 37:474-81. 2005
    ..We conclude that in young women, LTM has a greater effect than fat mass on bone density per kg of tissue mass...
  7. ncbi request reprint Choice of instrument influences relations between food insecurity and obesity in Latino women
    Lucia L Kaiser
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1372-8. 2004
    ..The results of studies examining food insecurity and obesity in adults are conflicting. Discrepancies could be due to the use of different instruments or to cultural factors that influence response patterns...
  8. pmc The effect of vitamins C and E on biomarkers of oxidative stress depends on baseline level
    Gladys Block
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 45:377-84. 2008
    ..Further studies are needed to establish whether treatment with vitamins C or E in persons with concentrations above that cut point could slow the development of cardiovascular disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint BMI screening in schools: helpful or harmful
    Joanne P Ikeda
    Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3104, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:761-9. 2006
    ..School administrators need to consider a number of factors discussed in this article before making a decision about committing resources to BMI screening...
  10. pmc Walking the talk: Fit WIC wellness programs improve self-efficacy in pediatric obesity prevention counseling
    Patricia B Crawford
    Center for Weight and Health, College of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley 94720 3104, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1480-5. 2004
    ..001), be physically active (P <.01), make positive changes in counseling parents about their children's weight (P <.01), and feel more comfortable in encouraging WIC clients to do physical activities with their children (P <.05)...
  11. ncbi request reprint How discretionary can we be with sweetened beverages for children?
    Patricia B Crawford
    Center for Weight and Health, University of California, Berkeley, 9 Morgan Hall, MC 3104, Berkeley, CA 94720 3104, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1440-4. 2008
  12. pmc Vitamin C treatment reduces elevated C-reactive protein
    Gladys Block
    University of California, Berkeley, 94720, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 46:70-7. 2009
    ..But research on clinical benefits of antioxidants should limit participants to persons with elevations in the target biomarkers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diet in midpuberty and sedentary activity in prepuberty predict peak bone mass
    May Choo Wang
    Department of Nutritional Sciences and the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:495-503. 2003
    ..An average daily calcium intake of 1300 mg is recommended for North American adolescents aged 9-18 y. However, questions remain about these recommendations...
  14. pmc Physical activity opportunities associated with fitness and weight status among adolescents in low-income communities
    Kristine A Madsen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:1014-21. 2009
    ..To identify physical activity opportunities linked to fitness and weight status among adolescents in low-income communities...
  15. pmc Vitamin C in plasma is inversely related to blood pressure and change in blood pressure during the previous year in young Black and White women
    Gladys Block
    School of Public Health, 50 University Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Nutr J 7:35. 2008
    ..Extensive biological and biochemical data suggest that plasma ascorbic acid may be such a factor. In this study we examined the association between plasma ascorbic acid concentration and blood pressure (BP) in young-adult women...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of a worksite wellness program on the nutrition and physical activity environment of child care centers
    Wendi A Gosliner
    Center for Weight and Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:186-9. 2010
    ..To test whether implementing a staff wellness program affects the nutrition and physical activity environment at child care centers...
  17. pmc Disparities in peaks, plateaus, and declines in prevalence of high BMI among adolescents
    Kristine A Madsen
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Pediatrics, 3333 California St, Box 0503, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Pediatrics 126:434-42. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate trends in prevalence of high BMI from 2001 to 2008 and examine racial/ethnic disparities...
  18. doi request reprint Favorable impact of nutrition education on California WIC families
    Lorrene D Ritchie
    Dr Robert C and Veronica Atkins Center for Weight and Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:S2-10. 2010
    ..To explore the impact of coordinated statewide nutrition education on Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) family behavior regarding fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lower-fat milk...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chronic pain in a biracial population of young women
    Octavia Plesh
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 707 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
    Pain 99:515-23. 2002
    ..03 and 95% CI=1.16-3.64). Not only were facial pain and jaw symptoms reported more frequently by Caucasians compared to African-Americans controlling for SES, but they were also reported to have an earlier onset...
  20. ncbi request reprint Influence of pre-adolescent diet on quantitative ultrasound measurements of the calcaneus in young adult women
    M C Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Osteoporos Int 9:532-5. 1999
    ..Further investigations of this relationship may yield a deeper understanding of the impact of diet on skeletal development. The small size of the convenience sample used for the analysis precludes stronger inferences at this time...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns in adolescence are related to adiposity in young adulthood in black and white females
    Lorrene D Ritchie
    The Center for Weight and Health, College of Natural Resources and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, and Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Nutr 137:399-406. 2007
    ..In conclusion, a cumulative pattern of food intake consistent with recommendations for general health appears to help prevent overweight, but this pattern was followed by only a minority of adolescent girls...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alarming trends in pediatric overweight in the United States
    Lorrene D Ritchie
    Center for Weight and Health, College of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Soz Praventivmed 48:168-77. 2003
    ..s...
  23. ncbi request reprint Race differences in accuracy of self-reported childhood body size among white and black women
    Alison E Field
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obes Res 12:1136-44. 2004
    ..To assess the relation of self-reported current and recalled preadolescent body size to measured BMI (kilograms per meter squared) and interviewer's assessment of body size...
  24. ncbi request reprint Measuring eating concerns in Black and White adolescent girls
    Debra L Franko
    Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5000, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 35:179-89. 2004
    ..Few instruments exist to measure eating concerns in adolescent girls from diverse ethnic backgrounds...
  25. ncbi request reprint Eating disorders in white and black women
    Ruth H Striegel-Moore
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, CT, 06459, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1326-31. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Macronutrient intake of black and white adolescent girls over 10 years: the NHLBI Growth and Health Study
    Shari S Kronsberg
    Maryland Medical Research Institute, Baltimore, MD 21210, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:852-60. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Expanding our understanding of the relationship between negative life events and depressive symptoms in black and white adolescent girls
    Debra L Franko
    Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    Psychol Med 34:1319-30. 2004
    ..Little is known about the extent to which negative life events predict depressive symptoms in ethnically diverse groups or whether this relationship is proximal or enduring...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in bone mass of young women vary with method of assessment
    Krista T Fielding
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, CA 94305 5208, USA
    J Clin Densitom 5:229-38. 2002
    ..Most notably, Asians had greater values for SOS than Caucasians and Latinas. Discrepancies in ethnic comparisons and modest correlations suggest that CUS and DXA methods may capture different bone qualities...
  29. ncbi request reprint Decline in physical activity in black girls and white girls during adolescence
    Sue Y S Kimm
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:709-15. 2002
    ..Physical activity declines during adolescence, but the underlying reasons remain unknown...
  30. ncbi request reprint Night eating syndrome in young adult women: prevalence and correlates
    Ruth H Striegel-Moore
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:200-6. 2005
    ..The current study examined the prevalence and clinical significance of night eating syndrome (NES) in a community cohort of Black and White women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of micronutrient intake among African-American and white girls: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Growth and Health Study
    Sandra G Affenito
    Department of Nutrition, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, CT, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1113-23. 2007
    ..This report describes intake of key micronutrients relative to the Dietary Reference Intakes in a sample of African-American and white girls...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and comorbidity of major depressive disorder in young black and white women
    Debra L Franko
    Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Northeastern University, 203 Lake Hall Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 39:275-83. 2005
    ..This study reports the prevalence and comorbidity of depression in two large samples of black and white young adult women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and health consequences of adolescent depression in Black and White young adult women
    Debra L Franko
    Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    Health Psychol 24:586-93. 2005
    ..Prevention efforts for depressed adolescents should be broadly focused to improve young adult outcomes...
  34. doi request reprint What's love got to do with it? Family cohesion and healthy eating behaviors in adolescent girls
    Debra L Franko
    Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5000, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 41:360-7. 2008
    ..To examine the association between family cohesion and behaviors linked to health or overweight in adolescents...
  35. ncbi request reprint Correlates of persistent thinness in black and white young women
    Debra L Franko
    Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Northeastern University, 203 Lake Hall, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    Obes Res 13:2006-13. 2005
    ..To examine health and psychosocial correlates of persistent thinness in black and white young adult women...
  36. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake: Few adolescent girls meet national guidelines
    Ruth H Striegel-Moore
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Prev Med 42:223-8. 2006
    ..To examine longitudinal changes in daily fruit and vegetable consumption among black and white adolescent girls and calculate the percent of girls who met the Healthy People 2010 recommendations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Correlates of beverage intake in adolescent girls: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Growth and Health Study
    Ruth H Striegel-Moore
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, 207 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459 0408, USA
    J Pediatr 148:183-7. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Pubertal correlates in black and white girls
    Frank M Biro
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr 148:234-40. 2006
    ..Since pubertal maturation is an important covariate in studies that evaluate physical and social changes that occur during the teen years, we examined pubertal parameters in a group of US girls...
  39. ncbi request reprint Macronutrient intake in anorexia nervosa: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Growth and Health Study
    Sandra G Affenito
    Department of Nutrition and Family Studies, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, Connecticut 06457, USA
    J Pediatr 141:701-5. 2002
    ..To compare the macronutrient intake of females with or without a history of anorexia nervosa (AN) at three times: two years and one year before the onset of AN, and during the first year of the illness...
  40. ncbi request reprint Diagnoses based on the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders in a biracial population of young women
    Octavia Plesh
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California San Francisco, California 94143 0758, USA
    J Orofac Pain 19:65-75. 2005
    ..An ancillary goal was to assess the value of using self-reported TMD pain as a screening tool compared to RDC/TMD examinations...
  41. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of daily smoking in young women: the national heart, lung, and blood institute growth and health study
    Carolyn C Voorhees
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Prev Med 34:616-24. 2002
    ..Smoking is highly prevalent in young women and little is known about early multilevel independent risk or protective factors that are predictive of daily smoking in young women...
  42. ncbi request reprint Self-reported symptoms of depression in late adolescence to early adulthood: a comparison of African-American and Caucasian females
    Debra L Franko
    Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:526-9. 2005
    ..Caucasian girls' scores decreased over time, whereas scores for African-American girls were fairly consistent. Future studies are needed to examine age-specific risk factors in adolescent girls...