Alexandra Evans

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of school-based vegetable garden and physical activity coordinated health interventions on weight status and weight-related behaviors of ethnically diverse, low-income students: Study design and baseline data of the Texas, Grow! Eat! Go! (TGEG) clu
    A Evans
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences University of Texas Health UTHealth Science Center, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, USA
    BMC Public Health 16:973. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Previous Gardening Experience and Gardening Enjoyment Is Related to Vegetable Preferences and Consumption Among Low-Income Elementary School Children
    Alexandra Evans
    Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin, TX Electronic address
    J Nutr Educ Behav 48:618-624.e1. 2016
  3. pmc Implementing a free school-based fruit and vegetable programme: barriers and facilitators experienced by pupils, teachers and produce suppliers in the Boost study
    Anne Kristine Aarestrup
    Centre for Intervention Research in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5A 2nd floor, 1353 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 14:146. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Introduction of farm stands in low-income communities increases fruit and vegetable among community residents
    Alexandra E Evans
    University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Regional Campus, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, 1616 Guadalupe Street, Suite 6 300 Austin, Texas 78701, USA
    Health Place 18:1137-43. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between the food environment and fruit and vegetable intake of adolescents living in Residential Children's Homes
    Alexandra Evans
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, Austin Regional Campus, University of Texas School of Public Health, 313 East 12th Street, Suite 220, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:520-30. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Traditional foods and practices of Spanish-speaking Latina mothers influence the home food environment: implications for future interventions
    Alexandra Evans
    University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Regional Campus, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1031-8. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint A descriptive study of beverage consumption among an ethnically diverse sample of public school students in Texas
    Alexandra 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
  8. doi request reprint Parental feeding practices and concerns related to child underweight, picky eating, and using food to calm differ according to ethnicity/race, acculturation, and income
    Alexandra Evans
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, 313 E 12th Street, Suite 220, Austin, TX, 78701, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:899-909. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Exposure to multiple components of a garden-based intervention for middle school students increases fruit and vegetable consumption
    Alexandra Evans
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:608-16. 2012
  10. pmc Ethnic differences in the home food environment and parental food practices among families of low-income Hispanic and African-American preschoolers
    Katherine Skala
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:1014-22. 2012

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Publications12

  1. pmc Impact of school-based vegetable garden and physical activity coordinated health interventions on weight status and weight-related behaviors of ethnically diverse, low-income students: Study design and baseline data of the Texas, Grow! Eat! Go! (TGEG) clu
    A Evans
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences University of Texas Health UTHealth Science Center, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, USA
    BMC Public Health 16:973. 2016
    ..The purpose of this paper is to report on study design, baseline characteristics, intervention approaches, data collection and baseline data...
  2. doi request reprint Previous Gardening Experience and Gardening Enjoyment Is Related to Vegetable Preferences and Consumption Among Low-Income Elementary School Children
    Alexandra Evans
    Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin, TX Electronic address
    J Nutr Educ Behav 48:618-624.e1. 2016
    ..To examine if gardening experience and enjoyment are associated with vegetable exposure, preferences, and consumption of vegetables among low-income third-grade children...
  3. pmc Implementing a free school-based fruit and vegetable programme: barriers and facilitators experienced by pupils, teachers and produce suppliers in the Boost study
    Anne Kristine Aarestrup
    Centre for Intervention Research in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5A 2nd floor, 1353 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 14:146. 2014
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Introduction of farm stands in low-income communities increases fruit and vegetable among community residents
    Alexandra E Evans
    University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Regional Campus, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, 1616 Guadalupe Street, Suite 6 300 Austin, Texas 78701, USA
    Health Place 18:1137-43. 2012
    ..This study underscores the potential of farmers' markets to increase F&V consumption through increasing F&V access in low-income communities...
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between the food environment and fruit and vegetable intake of adolescents living in Residential Children's Homes
    Alexandra Evans
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, Austin Regional Campus, University of Texas School of Public Health, 313 East 12th Street, Suite 220, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:520-30. 2009
    ..Food environments are related to adolescents' dietary behaviors and interventions targeting FV consumption should include strategies to increase administrative support and the development of FV-related policies...
  6. doi request reprint Traditional foods and practices of Spanish-speaking Latina mothers influence the home food environment: implications for future interventions
    Alexandra Evans
    University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Regional Campus, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1031-8. 2011
    ..In addition, interventions could encourage and reinforce healthy food-related practices that Latino families bring from their native countries...
  7. ncbi request reprint A descriptive study of beverage consumption among an ethnically diverse sample of public school students in Texas
    Alexandra 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...
  8. doi request reprint Parental feeding practices and concerns related to child underweight, picky eating, and using food to calm differ according to ethnicity/race, acculturation, and income
    Alexandra Evans
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, 313 E 12th Street, Suite 220, Austin, TX, 78701, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:899-909. 2011
    ..Results from this study can be used to tailor health programs that promote healthy feeding practices among parents...
  9. doi request reprint Exposure to multiple components of a garden-based intervention for middle school students increases fruit and vegetable consumption
    Alexandra Evans
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:608-16. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Ethnic differences in the home food environment and parental food practices among families of low-income Hispanic and African-American preschoolers
    Katherine Skala
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:1014-22. 2012
    ..69, P ≤ 0.001). Hispanic families consumed more family meals together (P = 0.003) and less meals in front of the television (P ≤ 0.006). Health promotion interventions should consider the behavioral differences between ethnicities...
  11. ncbi request reprint Environmental determinants of children's physical activity in residential children's homes
    Jennifer L Gay
    Dept of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville, TX, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:636-44. 2011
    ..Little is known about environmental determinants of physical activity for children in RCH...
  12. doi request reprint Food-shopping environment disparities in Texas WIC vendors: a pilot study
    Christine A Tisone
    Clinical Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:726-36. 2014
    ..To identify differences in food-shopping environments of Texas WIC vendors using a culturally adapted instrument...