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Deborah J Thompson (Debbe)
Children's Nutrition Research Center
Nutritionist

Phone: (713) 798-7076
Fax: (713) 798-7098
Room 2031
USDA, ARS, CHILDREN`S NUTRITION RES. CENTER
1100 BATES ST
HOUSTON, TX, 77030

Projects
Childhood Obesity Prevention
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426345
The Environment and Children's Eating Behavior
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426650

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
What serious video games can offer child obesity prevention - (Other)
Thompson, D.J. 2014. What serious video games can offer child obesity prevention. JMIR Serious Games. 2(2):e8.
Talk to me, please!: The importance of qualitative research to games for health - (Other)
Thompson, D.J. 2014. Talk to me, please!: The importance of qualitative research to games for health. The Games for Health Journal: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications. 3(3):117-118.
Relationship of gastrointestinal symptoms and psychosocial distress to gastric retention in children - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wong, G.K., Robert, S.J., Malary, H.M., Czyzewski, D., Seghers, V.J., Thompson, D., Chumpitazi, B.P. 2014. Relationship of gastrointestinal symptoms and psychosocial distress to gastric retention in children. Journal of Pediatrics. 165:85-91.
Texting to increase physical activity among teenagers (TXT Me!): Rationale, design, and methods proposal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D.J., Cantu, D., Bhatt, R., Baranowski, T., Rodgers, W., Jago, R., Anderson, B., Liu, Y., Mendoza, J.A., Tapia, R., Buday, R. 2014. Texting to increase physical activity among teenagers (TXT Me!): Rationale, design, and methods proposal. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 3(1):e14.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participation did not help low income Hispanic women in Texas meet the dietary guidelines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hilmers, A., Chen, T.A., Dave, J.M., Thompson, D.J., Cullen, K.W. 2014. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participation did not help low income Hispanic women in Texas meet the dietary guidelines. Preventive Medicine. 62:44-48.
Psychometrics of the preschooler physical activity parenting practices instrument among a Latino sample - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Connor, T.M., Cerin, E., Hughes, S.O., Robles, J., Thompson, D.J., Mendoza, J.A., Baranowski, T., Lee, R. 2014. Psychometrics of the preschooler physical activity parenting practices instrument among a Latino sample. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 11:3.
Predicting use of ineffective responsive, structure and control vegetable parenting practices with the Model of Goal Directed Behavior - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Beltran, A., Chen, T.A., Thompson, D.J., O'Connor, T., Hughes, S., Diep, C., Baranowski, J.C. 2013. Predicting use of ineffective responsive, structure and control vegetable parenting practices with the Model of Goal Directed Behavior. Journal of Food Research. 2(6):80-88.
Psychometric assessment of scales for a Model of Goal Directed Vegetable Parenting Practices (MGDVPP) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Beltran, A., Chen, T.A., Thompson, D.J., O'Connor, T., Hughes, S., Diep, C., Baranowski, J. 2013. Psychometric assessment of scales for a Model of Goal Directed Vegetable Parenting Practices (MGDVPP). International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 10:110.
Process evaluation results from the HEALTHY nutrition intervention to modify the total school food environment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Volpe, S.L., Hall, W.J., Steckler, A., Schneider, M., Thompson, D.J., Mobley, C., Pham, T., El Ghormli, L. 2013. Process evaluation results from the HEALTHY nutrition intervention to modify the total school food environment. Health Education Research. 28(6):970-978.
Physical activity and screen-media-related parenting practices have different associations with children's objectively measured physical activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O’Connor, T., Chen, T.A., Baranowski, J., Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, T. 2013. Physical activity and screen-media-related parenting practices have different associations with children's objectively measured physical activity. Childhood Obesity. 9(5):446-453.
What Hispanic parents do to encourage and discourage 3-5 year old children to be active: A qualitative study using nominal group technique - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Connor, T.M., Cerin, E., Hughes, S.O., Robles, J., Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, T., Lee, R.E., Nicklas, T., Shewchuk, R.M. 2013. What Hispanic parents do to encourage and discourage 3-5 year old children to be active: A qualitative study using nominal group technique. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 10:93.
Developing games for health behavior change: Getting started - (Review Article)
Baranowski, T., Buday, R., Thompson, D.J., Lyons, E.J., Lu, A.S., Baranowski, J. 2013. Developing games for health behavior change: Getting started. The Games for Health Journal: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications. 2(4):183-190.
School factors as barriers to and facilitators of a preventive intervention for pediatric type 2 diabetes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, W.J., Schneider, M., Thompson, D.J., Volpe, S.L., Steckler, A., Hall, J.M., Fisher, M.R. 2014. School factors as barriers to and facilitators of a preventive intervention for pediatric type 2 diabetes. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 4(2):131-140.
Butterfly Girls; promoting healthy diet and physical activity to young African American girls online: Rationale and design - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D.J., Mahabir, R., Bhatt, R., Boutte, C., Cantu, D., Vazquez, I., Callender, C., Cullen, K., Baranowski, T., Liu, Y., Walker, C., Buday, R. 2013. Butterfly Girls; promoting healthy diet and physical activity to young African American girls online: Rationale and design. BioMed Central(BMC) Public Health. 13:709.
Physical activity problem-solving inventory for adolescents: Development and initial validation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D.J., Bhatt, R., Watson, K. 2013. Physical activity problem-solving inventory for adolescents: Development and initial validation. Pediatric Exercise Science. 25:448-467.
A systematic review of health videogames on childhood obesity prevention and intervention - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, A.S., Kharrazi, H., Gharghabi, F., Thompson, D.J. 2013. A systematic review of health videogames on childhood obesity prevention and intervention. The Games for Health Journal: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications. 2(3):131-141.
Adapting a videogame to the needs of pediatric cancer patients and survivors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beltran, A., Li, R., Ater, J., Baranowski, J., Buday, R., Thompson, D.J., Chandra, J., Baranowski, T. 2013. Adapting a videogame to the needs of pediatric cancer patients and survivors. The Games for Health Journal: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications. 2(4):213-221.
Evaluation of a web-based program promoting healthy eating and physical activity for adolescents: Teen Choice: Food and Fitness - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Thompson, D.J., Boushey, C., Konzelmann, K., Chen, T.A. 2013. Evaluation of a web-based program promoting healthy eating and physical activity for adolescents: Teen Choice: Food and Fitness. Health Education Research. 28(4):704-714.
Child goal setting of dietary and physical activity in a serious videogame - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simons, M., Baranowski, J., Thompson, D.J., Buday, R., Abdelsamad, D., Baranowski, T. 2013. Child goal setting of dietary and physical activity in a serious videogame. The Games for Health Journal: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications. 2(3):150-157.
TV parenting practices: Is the same scale appropriate for parents of children of different ages? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, T.A., O'Connor, T.M., Hughes, S.O., Frankel, L., Baranowski, J., Mendoza, J.A., Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, T. 2013. TV parenting practices: Is the same scale appropriate for parents of children of different ages? International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 10:41.
A serious video game to increase fruit and vegetable consumption among elementary aged youth (Squire's Quest! II): Rationale, design, and methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D.J., Bhatt, R., Lazarus, M., Cullen, K., Baranowski, J., Baranowski, T. 2012. A serious video game to increase fruit and vegetable consumption among elementary aged youth (Squire's Quest! II): Rationale, design, and methods. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 1(2):e19.
Fun and games and boredom - (Review Article)
Buday, R., Baranowski, T., Thompson, D.J. 2012. Fun and games and boredom. The Games for Health Journal: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications. 1(4):257-261.
A new measure of dietary social support among African American adolescents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Di Noia, J., Thompson, D.J., Woods, L. 2012. A new measure of dietary social support among African American adolescents. American Journal of Health Behavior. 37(3):299-309.
Is enhanced physical activity possible using active videogames? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., O'Connor, T., Lu, A.S., Thompson, D. 2012. Is enhanced physical activity possible using active videogames? The Games for Health Journal: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications. 1(3):228-232.
Alpha test of a videogame to increase children's vegetable consumption - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beltran, A., O'Connor, T., Hughes, S., Baranowski, J., Nicklas, T., Thompson, D., Baranowski, T. 2012. Alpha test of a videogame to increase children's vegetable consumption. The Games for Health Journal: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications. 1(3):219-222.
Food Intake Recording Software System, version 4 (FIRSSt4): A self-completed 24-h dietary recall for children - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Islam, N., Douglass, D., Dadabhoy, H., Beltran, A., Baranowski, J., Thompson, D.J., Cullen, K.W., Subar, A.F. 2014. Food Intake Recording Software System, version 4 (FIRSSt4): A self-completed 24-h dietary recall for children. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 27(Suppl 1):66-71.
Design of a website on nutrition and physical activity for adolescents: results from formative research - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D.J., Cullen, K., Boushey, C., Konzelmann, K. 2012. Design of a website on nutrition and physical activity for adolescents: results from formative research. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 14(2):e59.
Instructional physical activity monitor video in english and spanish - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D.J., Abdelsamad, D., Cantu, D.A., Gillum, A.C. 2012. Instructional physical activity monitor video in english and spanish. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 42(3):E29-E32.
Exploring strategies to promote middle school student participation in the school breakfast program - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Thompson, D.J., Watson, K.B. 2012. Exploring strategies to promote middle school student participation in the school breakfast program. Journal of Child Nutrition and Management. 36(1). Available: http://www.schoolnutrition.org/Content.aspx?id=17258
A model of goal directed vegetable parenting practices - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hingle, M., Beltran, A., O'Connor, T., Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, J., Baranowski, T. 2012. A model of goal directed vegetable parenting practices. Appetite. 58:444-449.
Smart phone video game simulation of parent-child interaction: Learning skills for effective vegetable parenting - (Book / Chapter)
Baranowski, T., O'Connor, T., Hughes, S., Beltran, A., Baranowski, J., Nicklas, T., Sleddens, E., Thompson, D., Lu, A.S., Buday, R. 2012. Smart phone video game simulation of parent-child interaction: Learning skills for effective vegetable parenting. In Arnab, S., Dunwell, I., Debattista, K., editors. Serious Games for Healthcare: Applications and Implications. Hershey, PA: Medical Information Science Reference. p. 248-265.
Story immersion in a health videogame for childhood obesity prevention - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, A.S., Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, J., Buday, R., Baranowski, T. 2012. Story immersion in a health videogame for childhood obesity prevention. The Games for Health Journal: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications. 1(1):37-43.
Story immersion of videogames for youth health promotion: A review of literature - (Review Article)
Lu, A.S., Baranowski, T., Thompson, D., Buday, R. 2012. Story immersion of videogames for youth health promotion: A review of literature. The Games for Health Journal: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications. 1(3):199-204.
Impact of an active video game on healthy children's physical activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Abdelsamad, D., Baranowski, J., O'Connor, T.M., Thompson, D.J., Barnett, A., Cerin, E., Chen, T. 2012. Impact of an active video game on healthy children's physical activity. Pediatrics. 129:e636-e642.
Process evaluation results from the HEALTHY physical education intervention - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, W.J., Zeveloff, A., Steckler, A., Schneider, M., Thompson, D.J., Pham, T., Volpe, S.L., Hindes, K., Sleigh, A., McMurray, R.G. 2012. Process evaluation results from the HEALTHY physical education intervention. Health Education Research. 27(2):307-318.
The effect of a communications campaign on middle school students' nutrition and physical activity: Results of the HEALTHY study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, M., Debar, L., Calingo, A., Hall, W., Hindes, K., Sleigh, A., Thompson, D.J., Volpe, S.L., Zeveloff, A., Pham, T., Steckler, A. 2013. The effect of a communications campaign on middle school students' nutrition and physical activity: Results of the HEALTHY study. Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives. 18(6):649-667.
Processes of change for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among economically disadvantaged African American adolescents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Di Noia, J., Thompson, D.J. 2011. Processes of change for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among economically disadvantaged African American adolescents. Eating Behaviors. 13:58-61.
Process of change for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among economically disadvantaged African American adolescents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Di Noia, J., Thompson, D.J. 2012. Process of change for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among economically disadvantaged African American adolescents. Eating Behaviors. 13:58-61.
Physical activity in youth with well-controlled versus poorly controlled type 2 diabetes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guillory, I.K., Cullen, K.W., Thompson, D.J., Watson, K.W. 2012. Physical activity in youth with well-controlled versus poorly controlled type 2 diabetes. Journal of Clinical Pediatrics. 51(4):354-358.
Comparison of a web-based versus traditional diet recall among children - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Islam, N., Baranowski, J., Martin, S., Beltran, A., Dadabhoy, H., Adame, S., Watson, K., Thompson, D., Cullen, K., Subar, A.F. 2012. Comparison of a web-based versus traditional diet recall among children. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 112(4):527-532.
Designing serious video games for health behavior change: Current status and future directions - (Review Article)
Thompson, D.J. 2012. Designing serious video games for health behavior change: Current status and future directions. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 6(4):807-811.
Validity and reliability of a dietary stages of change measure among economically disadvantaged African-American adolescents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Di Noia, J., Mauriello, L., Byrd Bredbenner, C., Thompson, D. 2012. Validity and reliability of a dietary stages of change measure among economically disadvantaged African-American adolescents. American Journal of Health Promotion. 26(6):381-389.
Identifying and clarifying values and reason statements that promote effective food parenting practices, using intensive interviews - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beltran, A., Hingle, M., Knesek, J., O'Connor, T., Baranowski, J., Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, T. 2011. Identifying and clarifying values and reason statements that promote effective food parenting practices, using intensive interviews. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 43(6)531-535.
Behavioral science in video games for children's diet and physical activity change: Key research needs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., Thompson, D.J., Buday, R. 2011. Behavioral science in video games for children's diet and physical activity change: Key research needs. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 5(2):229-233.
Video game play, child diet, and physical activity behavior change: A randomized clinical trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., Thompson, D.J., Buday, R., Jago, R., Griffith, M., Islam, N., Nguyen, N., Watson, K. 2011. Video game play, child diet, and physical activity behavior change: A randomized clinical trial. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 40(1):33-38.
Interactive media for childhood obesity prevention - (Review Article)
Lu, A., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K.W., Jago, R., Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, T. 2010. Interactive media for childhood obesity prevention. Health Communication. 25(6-7):581-582.
Design of video games for children's diet and physical activity behavior change - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Thompson, D.J., Buday, R., Lu, A., Baranowski, J. 2010. Design of video games for children's diet and physical activity behavior change. International Association on Computer Science in Sport. 9(Special Edition):3-17.
Formative assessment in the development of an obesity prevention component for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program in Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D.J., Cullen, K.W., Reed, D.B., Konzelmann, K., Lara-Smalling, A. 2011. Formative assessment in the development of an obesity prevention component for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program in Texas. Family and Community Health. 34(1):61-71.
The impact of goal attainment on behavioral and mediating variables among low income women participating in an Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program intervention study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Thompson, D.J., Scott, A.R., Lara-Smalling, A., Watson, K.B., Konzelmann, K. 2010. The impact of goal attainment on behavioral and mediating variables among low income women participating in an Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program intervention study. Appetite. 55(2):305-310.
Children's accuracy of portion size estimation using digital food images: effects of interface design and size of image on computer screen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J.C., Watson, K.B., Martin, S., Beltran, A., Islam, N., Dadabhoy, H., Adame, S., Cullen, K., Thompson, D., Buday, R., Subar, A. 2011. Children's accuracy of portion size estimation using digital food images: effects of interface design and size of image on computer screen. Public Health Nutrition. 14(3):418-425.
A school-based intervention for diabetes risk reduction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
The HEALTHY Study Group. 2010. A school-based intervention for diabetes risk reduction. New England Journal of Medicine. 363(5):443-453.
Self efficacy for fruit, vegetable and water intakes: expanded and abbreviated scales from item response modeling analyses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Bachman, C., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Thompson, D.J., Siega Riz, A. 2010. Self efficacy for fruit, vegetable and water intakes: expanded and abbreviated scales from item response modeling analyses. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 7:25.
Identifying physical activity gender differences among youth Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Guillory, I., Thompson, D.J. 2010. Identifying physical activity gender differences among youth [abstract]. In: International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Abstract Book, June 9-12, 2010, Minneapolis, MN. p. 384.
Role of immersion (transportation) in health video games Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Lu, A.S., Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, J., Buday, R., Baranowski, T. 2010. Role of immersion (transportation) in health video games [abstract]. In: International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Abstract Book, June 9-12, 2010, Minneapolis, MN. p. 353-354.
Exploring determinants of vegetable parenting practices Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Hingle, M., Beltran, A., Baranowski, J., Thompson, D.J., O'Connor, T., Baranowski, T. 2010. Exploring determinants of vegetable parenting practices [abstract]. In: International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Abstract Book, June 9-12, 2010, Minneapolis, MN. p. 342.
Fatness, fitness, and cardiometabolic risk factors among sixth grade youth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jago, R., Drews, K.L., McMurray, R.G., Thompson, D.J., Volpe, S.L., Moe, E.L., Jakicic, J.M., Hoang, T.P., Bruecker, S., Blackshear, T.B., Yin, Z. 2010. Fatness, fitness, and cardiometabolic risk factors among sixth grade youth. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 42(8):1502-1510.
Conceptual model for the design of a serious video game promoting self-management among youth with type 1 diabetes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, T., Buday, R. 2010. Conceptual model for the design of a serious video game promoting self-management among youth with type 1 diabetes. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 4(3):744-749.
Serious video games for health: How behavioral science guided the development of a serious video game - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, T., Buday, R., Baranowski, J., Thompson, V., Jago, R., Juliano Griffith, M. 2010. Serious video games for health: How behavioral science guided the development of a serious video game. Simulation & Gaming. 41(4):587-606.
The reliability and validity of a questionnaire testing parents’ support for improving the diet of African American girls ages 9–12 yrs - (Abstract Only)
Guillory, I.K., Cullen, K., Thompson, D.J. 2010. The reliability and validity of a questionnaire testing parents' support for improving the diet of African American girls ages 9–12 yrs [abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 39(suppl 1):s98.
Problems and possible solutions for interventions among children and adolescents - (Book / Chapter)
Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Hingle, M., Hughes, S., Jago, R., Ledoux, T., Mendoza, J., Nguyen, T., O'Connor, T., Thompson, D.J., Watson, K.B. 2010. Problems and possible solutions for interventions among children and adolescents. In O'Dea, J.A, Eriksen, M. editors. Childhood Obesity Prevention, International Research, Controversies, and Interventions. Oxford, UK. Oxford University Press. p. 408-421.
Effects of goal setting on dietary and physical activity changes in the Boy Scout badge projects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Latif, H., Watson, K., Nguyen, N., Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, J., Jago, R., Cullen, K.W., Baranowski, T. 2011. Effects of goal setting on dietary and physical activity changes in the Boy Scout badge projects. Health Education and Behavior. 38(5):521-529.
Understanding "Serious Videogame" storyline and genre preferences related to game immersion among low-income ethnically diverse urban and rural adolescents - (Book / Chapter)
Thompson, V., Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, T. 2010. Understanding "Serious Videogame" storyline and genre preferences related to game immersion among low-income ethnically diverse urban and rural adolescents. In: Evans, C.M. editor. Internet Issues: Blogging, the Digital Divide and Digital Libraries. New York City, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. p. 177-188.
Tests of the accuracy and speed of categorizing foods into child vs. professional categories using two methods of browsing with children. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Beltran, A., Martin, S., Watson, K.B., Islam, N., Robertson, S., Berno, S., Dadabhoy, H., Thompson, D.J., Cullen, K., Buday, R., Subar, A., Baranowski, J. 2010. Tests of the accuracy and speed of categorizing foods into child vs. professional categories using two methods of browsing with children. Journal of American Dietetic Association. 110:91-94.
Boy Scout 5-a-day badge: Outcome results of a troop and internet intervention - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Jago, R., Watson, K., Liu, Y. 2009. Boy Scout 5-a-day badge: Outcome results of a troop and internet intervention. Preventive Medicine. 49(6):518-526.
Creating healthful home food environments: Results of a study with participants in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Lara-Smalling, A., Thompson, D.J., Watson, K.B., Reed, D., Konzelmann, K. 2009. Creating healthful home food environments: Results of a study with participants in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 41(6):380-388.
Development of new physical activity and sedentary behavior change self-efficacy questionnaires using item response modeling - (Review Article)
Jago, R., Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Bachman, C., Baranowski, J., Thompson, D., Hernandez, A., Venditti, E., Blackshear, T., Moe, E. 2009. Development of new physical activity and sedentary behavior change self-efficacy questionnaires using item response modeling. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 6:article 20.
Recruitment and retention strategies and methods in the HEALTHY study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drews, K.L., Harrell, J.S., Thompson, D.J., Mazzuto, S.L., Ford, E.G., Carter, M., Ford, D.A., Yin, Z., Jessup, A.N., Roullett, J. 2009. Recruitment and retention strategies and methods in the HEALTHY study. International Journal of Obesity. 33(Supp 4):S21-S28.
Rationale, design and methods for process evaluation in the HEALTHY study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, M., Hall, W.J., Hernandez, A.E., Hindes, K., Montez, G., Pham, T., Rosen, L., Sleigh, A., Thompson, D.J., Volpe, S.L., Zeveloff, A., Steckler, A. 2009. Rationale, design and methods for process evaluation in the HEALTHY study. International Journal of Obesity. 33(Supp 4):S60-S67.
Rationale, design and methods of the HEALTHY study behavior intervention component - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Venditti, E.M., Elliot, D.L., Faith, M.S., Firrell, L.S., Giles, C.M., Goldberg, L., Marcus, M.D., Schneider, M., Solomon, S., Thompson, D.J., Yin, Z. 2009. Rationale, design and methods of the HEALTHY study behavior intervention component. International Journal of Obesity. 33(Supp 4):S44-S51.
Food, fun, and fitness internet program for girls: Pilot evaluation of an e-Health youth obesity prevention program examining predictors of obesity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D., Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Watson, K., Liu, Y., Canada, A., Bhatt, R., Zakeri, I. 2008. Food, fun, and fitness internet program for girls: Pilot evaluation of an e-Health youth obesity prevention program examining predictors of obesity. Preventive Medicine. 47(5):494-497.
The Usefulness of Differential Item Functioning Methodology in Longitudinal Intervention Studies - (Abstract Only)
Watson, K., Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., Jago, R., Thompson, D.J. 2008. The usefulness of differential item functioning methodology in longitudinal intervention studies [abstract]. Proceedings, International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, May 21-24, 2008, Banff, Alberta, Canada. p. 158-159.
Food Insecurity is Related to Home Availability of Fruit, 100% Fruit Juice, and Vegetables - (Abstract Only)
Cullen, K., Watson, K., Thompson, D.J., Lara-Smalling, A. 2008. Food insecurity is related to home availability of fruit, 100% fruit juice, and vegetables [abstract]. Seventh Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, May 21-24, 2008, Banff, Alberta, Canada. p. 114.
E-health strategies to support adherence - (Book / Chapter)
Franklin, P.D., Farzanfar, R., Thompson, D.J. 2008. E-Health Strategies to Support Adherence. In: Shumaker, S.A., Ockene, J.K., Riekert, K.A., editors. The Handbook of Health Behavior Change. 3rd edition. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, LLC. p. 169-190.
Playing for Real, Video Games and Stories for Health-Related Behavior Change - (Review Article)
Baranowski, T., Buday, R., Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, J. 2008. Playing for real, video games and stories for health-related behavior change. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 34(1):74-82.
Distance to food stores & adolescent male fruit and vegetable consumption: mediation effects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jago, R., Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J.C., Cullen, K., Thompson, D.J. 2007. Distance to food stores & adolescent male fruit and vegetable consumption: mediation effects. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity [serial online]. 4:35. Available: http://www.ijbnpa.org/content/4/1/35.
In Pursuit of Change: Youth Response to Intensive Goal Setting Embedded in a Serious Video Game - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D.J., Baranowski, T., Buday, R., Baranowski, J., Juliano, M., Frazior, M., Wilsdon, J., Jago, R. 2007. In pursuit of change: Youth response to intensive goal setting embedded in a serious video game. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 1(6):907-917.
Serious Games for Diet and Physical Activity Change Among Children - (Abstract Only)
Baranowski, T., Thompson, D., Baranowski, J., Buday, R., Brug, H. 2007. Serious games for diet and physical activity change among children [abstract]. Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, June 20-23, 2007, Oslo, Norway. p. 58.
Feasibility of an 8-week African American Web-based Pilot Program Promoting Healthy Eating Behaviors: Family Eats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Thompson, D. 2008. Feasibility of an 8-week African American web-based pilot program promoting healthy eating Behaviors: Family Eats. American Journal of Health Behavior. 32(1):40-51.
Prevention: Changing children's diet and physical activity patterns via schools, families, and the environment - (Book / Chapter)
Jago, R., Thompson, D., O'Donnell, S., Cullen, K., Baranowski, T. 2009. Prevention: Changing children's diet and physical activity patterns via schools, families, and the environment. In: Heinberg, L.J., Thompson, J.K., editors. Obesity in Youth: Causes, Consequences, and Cures. 1st edition. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. p. 183-201.
Food, Fun and Fitness Internet program for girls: influencing log-on rate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D., Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Watson, K., Canada, A., Bhatt, R., Liu, Y., Zakeri, I. 2008. Food, Fun and Fitness Internet program for girls: Influencing log-on rate. Health Education Research. 23(2):228-237.
Theory as a Foundation for Behavior Change in Serious Games - (Abstract Only)
Thompson, D. 2007. Theory as a foundation for behavior change in serious games [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Program and Abstract, Symposium 11: Serious Games for Diet and Physical Activity Change Among Children, June 20-23, 2007, Oslo, Norway. p. 58.
Behavioral Theory in the Design of Serious Games - (Abstract Only)
Baranowski, T., Buday, R., Thompson, D. 2007. Behavioral theory in the design of serious games [abstract]. In: Game Developers Conference 2007 Program Guide, Serious Games Summit Sessions, March 5-9, 2007, San Francisco, California. p. 45.
Social desirability is associated with some physical activity, psychosocial variables and sedentary behavior but not self-reported physical activity among adolescent males - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jago, R.P., Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Thompson, D.J. 2007. Social desirability is associated with some physical activity, psychosocial variables and sedentary behavior but not self-reported physical activity among adolescent males. Health Education Research. 22(3):438-449.
eHealth recruitment challenges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D., Canada, A., Bhatt, R., Davis, J., Plesko, L., Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Zakeri, I. 2006. eHealth recruitment challenges. Evaluation and Program Planning. 29(4):433-440.
A framework for evaluating eHealth research - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dansky, K.H., Thompson, D., Sanner, T. 2006. A framework for evaluating eHealth research. Evaluation and Program Planning. 29(4):397-404.
Innovative application of a multidimensional item response model in assessing the influence of social desirability on the pseudo-relationship between self-efficacy and behavior - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Watson, K., Baranowski, T., Thompson, D., Jago, R., Baranowski, J., Klesges, L.M. 2006. Innovative application of a multidimensional item response model in assessing the influence of social desirability on the pseudo-relationship between self-efficacy and behavior. Health Education Research. 21(Suppl 1):i85-i97.
Boy Scout 5 a Day Achievement Badge: Outcome Results of a Troop & Internet Intervention - (Abstract Only)
Thompson, D., Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Jago, R., Watson, K., Liu, Y. 2006. Boy Scout 5-A-Day Achievement Badge: outcome results of a troop & internet intervention [abstract]. In: Fifth Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Program Book, July 13-16, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts. p. 193.
Food, Fun, & Fitness Internet Program: Incentives, Recruitment Source, & Log-on Rate [abstract] - (Abstract Only)
Thompson, D., Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Watson, K., Liu, Y. 2006. Food, fun, & fitness internet program: incentives, recruitment source, & log-on rate [abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 31:S027(Suppl.).
Creating Healthy Home Eating Environments: Results from Formative Research - (Abstract Only)
Thompson, D., Cullen, K., Lara-Smalling, A. 2006. Creating healthy home eating environments: results from formative research [abstract]. In: Society for Behavioral Medicine 27th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions Final Program Book, March 22-25, 2006, San Francisco, California. p. 79.
Family Eats: a Web-Based Cancer Prevention Intervention for African-American Families - (Abstract Only)
Cullen, K.W., Thompson, D. 2006. Family eats: a web-based cancer prevention intervention for African-American families [abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 31:S088(Suppl.).
Effectiveness of School-Based Environmental vs. Individual Approaches to Diet, Physical Activity, and Sedentary Behavior Change Among Youth - (Book / Chapter)
Thompson, D., Baranowski, T., Zakeri, I., Jago, R., Davis, J., Cullen, K. 2006. Effectiveness of school-based environmental vs. individual approaches to diet, physical activity, and sedentary behavior change among youth. In: Flamenbaum, R.K., editor. Childhood Obesity and Health Research. New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. p. 157-174.
Texas School Food Policy Changes Related to Middle School a La Carte/snack Bar Foods: Potential Savings in Kilocalories - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Thompson, D.I. 2005. Texas school food policy changes related to middle school a la carte/snack bar foods: Potential savings in kilocalories. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(12):1952-1954.
Development of a theory-based internet program promoting maintenance of diet and physical activity change to 8-year-old African American girls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Baranowski, T. 2007. Development of a theory-based internet program promoting maintenance of diet and physical activity change to 8-year-old African American girls. Computers & Education. 48(3):446-459.
The "fun, Food, & Fitness" Program: Development of a Theoretically Based Internet Program Promoting Maintenance of Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Behaviors to 8 Year Old African American Girls - (Abstract Only)
Thompson, D., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Baranowski, T. 2005. The "fun, food, & fitness" program: development of a theoretically based Internet program promoting maintenance of healthy eating and physical activity behaviors to 8 year old African-American girls [abstract]. In: Fourth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Program and Abstracts, June 16-18, 2005, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. p. 121-122.
Log on Rate and Baseline Characteristics in a Web Based Program Promoting Healthy Eating Behaviors to Parents/guardians of 8-12 Year Old African-American Girls - (Abstract Only)
Thompson, D., Cullen, K., Watson, K., Haggard, A. 2005. Log on rate and baseline characteristics in a web based program promoting healthy eating behaviors to parents/guardians of 8-12 year old African-American girls [abstract]. In: Fourth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Program and Abstracts, June 16-18, 2005, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. p. 175.
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