A J Romero
Affiliation: University of Arizona
- A pilot test of the Latin active hip hop intervention to increase physical activity among low-income Mexican-American adolescentsAndrea J Romero
Family Studies and Human Development, Mexican American and Raza Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
Am J Health Promot 26:208-11. 2012..Mexican-descent adolescents tend to have disproportionate rates of low physical activity, overweight status, and obesity...
- Are perceived neighborhood hazards a barrier to physical activity in children?A J Romero
Mexican American Studies and Research Center, University of Arizona, Economics Bldg, Rm 208, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:1143-8. 2001..We hypothesized that children's perceptions of more neighborhood hazards would be associated with less physical activity, less aerobic fitness, and a higher body mass index...
- Stress within a bicultural context for adolescents of Mexican descentAndrea J Romero
Mexican American Studies and Research Center, University of Arizona, P O Box 210023, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 9:171-84. 2003..S.-born and immigrant youths. Although this study has identified some elements of stress, it has not identified positive coping mechanisms of the bicultural context for Latino youths...
- Associations among familism, language preference, and education in Mexican-American mothers and their childrenAndrea J Romero
Mexican American Studies and Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721 0023, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 25:34-40. 2004..Protective influences of cultural maintenance deserve further attention in longitudinal studies and in relation to the physical and mental health of youth...
- Bicultural stress and adolescent risk behaviors in a community sample of Latinos and non-Latino European AmericansAndrea J Romero
Mexican American Studies and Research Center, Department of Psychology, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0023, USA
Ethn Health 12:443-63. 2007..We hypothesized bicultural stress would be related to increased risk behavior and depressive symptoms independent of socioeconomic status, ethnic self-identification, and acculturation...
- Behavioural risk factors and protective factors in adolescents: a comparison of Latinos and non-Latino whitesScott C Carvajal
Research Department, Education, Training, Research ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Ethn Health 7:181-93. 2002..The outcomes included risk and health behaviours as well as mental health factors consistent with Jessor's framework for describing adolescents' health status...
- Low-income neighborhood barriers and resources for adolescents' physical activityAndrea J Romero
Mexican American Studies and Research Center, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
J Adolesc Health 36:253-9. 2005..CONCLUSIONS: Future health promotion programs should consider factors of after-school programs such as quality, cost, and presence of safe adults when attempting to increase and maintain youth physical activity in lower income areas...