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Karen Cullen
Plains Area
Nutrition Scientist

Phone: (713) 798-6764
Fax: (713) 798-7098

1100 BATES ST
HOUSTON, TX, 77030


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
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.
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.
Impact of a School Nutrition Policy to Middle School Students Dietary Energy Density - (Abstract Only)
Mendoza, J.A., Watson, K., Cullen, K. 2008. Impact of a school nutrition policy to middle school students dietary energy density [abstract]. Pediatric Academic Societies. Abstract No. 5508.6. Available: http://www.abstracts2view.com/pas/view.php?nu=PAS08L1_1877&terms=.
Social Support Is a Primary Influence on Home Fruit, 100% Juice, and Vegetable Availability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Missaghian, M., Broadfoot, A., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., Baranowski, J., O'Donnell, S. 2008. Social support is a primary influence on home fruit, 100% juice, and vegetable availability. Journal of American Dietetic Association. 108(7):1231-1235.
Relative Reliability and Validity of the Block Kids Questionnaire among Youth Aged 10 to 17 Years - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K., Watson, K., Zakeri, I. 2008. Relative reliability and validity of the Block Kids Questionnaire among youth aged 10 to 17 years. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 108(5):862-866.
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.
Impact of Portion-Size Control for School a la Carte Items: Changes in Kilocalories and Macronutrients Purchased by Middle School Students - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hartstein, J., Cullen, K.W., Reynolds, K.D., Harrell, J., Resnicow, K., Kennel, P. 2008. Impact of portion-size control for school a la carte items: Changes in kilocalories and macronutrients purchased by middle school students. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 108(1):140-144.
Home fruit, juice, and vegetable pantry management and availability scales: A validation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Missaghian, M., Watson, K., Broadfoot, A., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., O'Donnell, S. 2008. Home fruit, juice, and vegetable pantry management and availability scales: A validation. Appetite. 50:266-277.
Achieving fruit, juice, and vegetable recipe preparation goals influences consumption by 4th grade students Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Watson, K.B., Zakeri, I., Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J.H. 2007. Achieving fruit, juice, and vegetable recipe preparation goals influences consumption by 4th grade students. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 4:28.
Measures of self-efficacy and norms for low-fat milk consumption are reliable and related to beverage consumption among 5th graders at school lunch - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, V.J., Bachman, C., Watson, K., Baranowski, T., Cullen, K.W. 2008. Measures of self-efficacy and norms for low-fat milk consumption are reliable and related to beverage consumption among 5th graders at school lunch. Public Health Nutrition. 11(4):421-426.
Food Category Purchases Vary by Household Education and Race/Ethnicity: Results from Grocery Receipts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K., Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., O'Donnell, S., Baranowski, J., Islam, N., Missaghian, M. 2007. Food category purchases vary by household education and race/ethnicity: Results from grocery receipts. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 107(10):1747-1752.
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.
Improvements in Middle School Student Dietary Intake After Implementation of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Watson, K., Zakeri, I. 2008. Improvements in middle school student dietary intake after implementation of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy. American Journal of Public Health. 98(1):111-117.
Texas Public School Nutrition Policy Changes Sources of Middle School Student Food Choices - (Abstract Only)
Cullen, K. 2007. Texas public school nutrition policy changes sources of middle school student food choices [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Program and Abstract. Free Paper Session 20: Nutrition Interventions Among Children and Adolescents, June 20-23, 2007, Oslo, Norway. p. 186-187.
Middle School Student Lunch Consumption: Impact of National School Lunch Program Meal and Competitive Foods - (Government Publication)
Cullen, K., Watson, K., Zakeri, I. 2007. Middle school student lunch consumption: Impact of National School Lunch Program meal and competitive foods. USDA/ERS Contractor and Cooperator Report No. 30.
Measuring School Foodservice Workers’ Perceptions of Organizational Culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Watson, K. 2007. Measuring school foodservice workers' perceptions of organizational culture. Journal of Child Nutrition and Management [serial online]. 31(1). Available: http://docs.schoolnutrition.org/newsroom/jcnm/07spring/cullen/index.asp.
The Increased Availability and Marketing of Fruit, Juice, and Vegetables to Middle School Students Increases Consumption - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, V., Cullen, K.W., Watson, K.B., Zakeri, I. 2007. The increased availability and marketing of fruit, juice, and vegetables to middle school students increases consumption. Journal of Child Nutrition and Management [serial online]. 31(1). Available: http://docs.schoolnutrition.org/newsroom/jcnm/07spring/thompson/index.asp.
Self-efficacy and norm measures for lunch fruit and vegetable consumption are reliable and valid among fifth grade students - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, V.J., Bachman, C.M., Baranowski, T., Cullen, K. 2007. Self-efficacy and norm measures for lunch fruit and vegetable consumption are reliable and valid among fifth grade students. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 39:2-7.
Fruit and vegetable shopping practices and social support scales: a validation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Missaghian, M., Broadfoot, A., Watson, K., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., Baranowski, J., O'Donnell, S. 2006. Fruit and vegetable shopping practices and social support scales: A validation. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 38:340-351.
Improving the School Food Environment: Results from a Pilot Study in Middle Schools - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Hartstein, J., Reynolds, K.D., Vu, M., Resnicow, K., Greene, N., White, M.A. 2007. Improving the school food environment: Results from a pilot study in middle schools. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 107(3):484-489.
Psychometric properties of questionnaires measuring associations between behavioral factors and diabetes care for youth with type 2 diabetes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Anderson, B.J., Mckay, S., Watson, K. 2007. Psychometric properties of questionnaires measuring associations between behavioral factors and diabetes care for youth with type 2 diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes. 8(1):21-27.
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.
Adult Outcome Expectancies for Purchasing Fruit and Vegetables: a Validation - (Abstract Only)
Baranowski, T., Watson, K, Missaghian, M., Broadfoot, A., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., O'Donnell, S. 2006. Adult outcome expectancies for purchasing fruit and vegetables: A validation [abstract]. Fifth Conference of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, July 13-16, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts. p. 123.
Parent outcome expectancies for purchasing fruit and vegetables: a validation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Missaghian, M., Broadfoot, A., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., O'Donnell, S. 2006. Parent outcome expectancies for purchasing fruit and vegetables: A validation. Public Health Nutrition. 10(3):280-291.
Sweetened Beverage Sources of 7th and 8th Grade Youth - (Abstract Only)
Cullen, K. 2006. Sweetened beverage sources of 7th and 8th grade youth [abstract]. In: Fifth Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Program Book, July 13-16, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts. p. 226.
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.
Fit for Life Boy Scout Badge: Outcome Evaluation of a Troop and Internet Intervention - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jago, R., Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J.C., Thompson, D., Cullen, K.W., Watson, K., Liu, Y. 2006. Fit for Life Boy Scout Badge: Outcome evaluation of a troop and internet intervention. Preventive Medicine. 42(3):181-187.
Family Eats: a Web-Based Cancer Prevention Intervention for African-American Families - (Abstract Only)
Cullen, K., Thompson, D.I. 2006. Family eats: a web-based cancer prevention intervention for African-American families. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 31(suppl):S088.
Food, Fun, & Fitness Internet Program: Incentives, Recruitment Source, & Log-on Rate - (Abstract Only)
Thompson, D.I., 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(suppl):S027.
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.).
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.
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.).
Exploring changes in middle-school student lunch consumption after local school food service policy modifications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Watson, K., Zakeri, I., Ralston, K. 2006. Exploring changes in middle-school student lunch consumption after local school food service policy modifications. Public Health Nutrition. 9(6):814-820.
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.
Food-Purchasing Patterns for Home: a Grocery Store-Intercept Survey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yoo, S., Baranowski, T., Missaghian, M., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Fisher, J.O., Watson, K., Zakeri, I.F., Nicklas, T. 2006. Food-purchasing patterns for home: A grocery store-intercept survey. Public Health Nutrition. 9(3):384-393.
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.
Marketing Fruit and Vegetables to Middle School Students: Formative Assessment Results - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Thompson, V.J., Watson, K., Nicklas, T. 2005. Marketing fruit and vegetables to middle school students: formative assessment results. Journal of Child Nutrition and Management. 29(2):1-10.
Squire’s Quest: Intervention Changes Occurred at Lunch and Snack Meals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Watson, K., Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J.H., Zakeri, I. 2005. Squire’s Quest: intervention changes occurred at lunch and snack meals. Appetite. 45(2):148-151.
The Use of School Food Production Records As a Surrogate Measure of Student Intake - (Abstract Only)
Cullen, K.W., Watson, K. 2005. The use of school food production records as a surrogate measure of student intake [abstract]. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(8):A-51(Suppl. 1).
Metabolic Control in Youth with Type 2 Diabetes Summer Vs. School Year Patterns - (Abstract Only)
Buel, K., Cullen, K.W., Moreland, K. 2005. Metabolic control in youth with type 2 diabetes summer vs. school year patterns [abstract]. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(8):A-29(Suppl. 1).
Changes in Fruit, Vegetable and Milk Consumption among a Cohort of 5th Graders Are Related to Self-Efficacy and Norms - (Abstract Only)
Thompson, V.J., Bachman, C.M., Cullen, K.W., Watson, K. 2005. Changes in fruit, vegetable and milk consumption among a cohort of 5th graders are related to self-efficacy and norms [abstract]. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(8):A-24(Suppl. 1).
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.
Family Environmental Influences on Children’s Eating Behavior - (Abstract Only)
Cullen, K. 2005. Family environmental influences on children’s eating behavior [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. 25-26.
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.
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.
Quality of Life, Family Behavior, and Health Outcomes in Children with Type 2 Diabetes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, B.J., Cullen, K., McKay, S. 2005. Quality of life, family behavior, and health outcomes in children with Type 2 diabetes. Pediatric Annals. 34(9):722-729.
The Influence of Family Behaviors on Metaboloic Control of Youth with Type 2 Diabetes - (Abstract Only)
Cullen, K., Watson, K., Anderson, B.J., Schreiner, B., McKay, S. 2004. The influence of family behaviors on metaboloic control of youth with type 2 diabetes. American Diabetes Association Meeting. Orlando, FL.
The Youth/adolescent Questionnaire Has Low Validity and Modest Reliability among Low-Income African-American and Hispanic Seventh and Eighth-Grade Youth. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K., Zakeri, I. 2004. The youth/adolescent questionnaire has low validity and modest reliability among low-income African-American and Hispanic seventh- and eighth-grade youth. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 104(9):1415-1419.
Assessing Weight-Related Biochemical Cardiovascular Risk Factors in African-American Girls. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, D.M., Wang, Y., Cullen, K., Baranowski, T., Himes, J.H., Gross, M., Mcclanahan, B.S., Robinson, T.N. 2004. Assessing weight-related biochemical cardiovascular risk factors in African-American girls. Obesity Research. 12(suppl):73S-83S.
Relationship Between Physical Activity and Diet among African-American Girls. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jago, R., Baranowski, T., Yoo, S., Cullen, K., Zakeri, I., Watson, K., Himes, J.H., Pratt, C., Sun, W., Pruitt, L.A., Matheson, D.M. 2004. Relationship between physical activity and diet among African-American girls. Obesity Research. 12(suppl 1):55S-63S.
Covariability in Diet and Physical Activity in African-American Girls. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, D.I., Jago, R., Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Zakeri, I., Cullen, K., Story, M., Sherwood, N.E., Pruitt, L.A., Matheson, D.M. 2004. Covariability in diet and physical activity in African-American girls. Obesity Research. 12(suppl):46S-54S.
Intervention Changes Occurred for Snacks and School Lunch Meals among 4th Grade Youth - (Abstract Only)
Cullen, K., Baranowski, T., Kathy, W., Zakeri, I. 2004. Intervention changes occurred for snacks and school lunch meals among 4th grade youth. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Washington, D.C., June 12, 2004.
Anthropometric, Parental, and Psychosocial Correlates of Dietary Intake of African-American Girls. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K., Baranowski, T., Klesges, L.M., Watson, K., Sherwood, N.E., Story, M., Zakeri, I., Leachman-Slawson, D., Pratt, C. 2004. Anthropometric, parental, and psychosocial correlates of dietary intake of African-American girls. Obesity Research. 12(suppl):20S-31S.
Measurement Characteristics of Diet-Related Psychosocial Questionnaires among African-American Parents and Their 8 to 10-Year-Old Daughters: Results from the Girls' Health Enrichment Multi-Site Studies. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Klesges, L.M., Sherwood, N.E., Baranowski, T., Beech, B., Pratt, C., Zhou, A., Rochon, J. 2004. Measurement characteristics of diet-related psychosocial questionnaires among African-American parents and their 8- to 10-year-old daughters: results from the Girls' health Enrichment Multi-site Studies. Preventive Medicine. 38 supp: S34-S42.
Evaluation of Quality Control Procedures for 24-H Dietary Recalls: Results from the Girls Health Enrichment Multisite Studies. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen K., Watson K., Himes J.H., Baranowski T., Rochon J., Waclawiw M., Sun W., Stevens M., Leachman Slawson D., Matheson D., Robinson T.N. 2004. Evaluation of quality control procedures for 24-h dietary recalls: results from the girls health enrichment multisite studies. Preventive Medicine. 38 supp:S14-S23.
Validity and Reliability of a Behavior-Based Food Coding System for Measuring Fruit, 100% Fruit Juice, Vegetable, and Sweetened Beverage Consumption: Results from the Girls Health Enrichment Multisite Studies. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen K.W., Himes J.H., Baranowski T., Pettit J., Stevens M., Slawson D.L., Obarzanek E., Murtaugh M., Matheson D., Sun W., Rochon J. 2004. Validity and reliability of a behavior-based food coding system for measuring fruit, 100% fruit juice, vegetable, and sweetened beverage consumption: results from the Girls Health Enrichment Multisite Studies. Preventive Medicine. 38 Suppl:S24-S33.
Measurement Characteristics of Weight Concern and Dieting Measures in 8-10-Year-Old African-American Girls from Gems Pilot Studies. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sherwood, N.E., Beech, B.M., Klesges, L.M., Story, M., Killen, J., Mcdonald, T., Robinson, T.N., Pratt, C., Zhou, A., Cullen, K., Baranowski, J. 2004. Measurement characteristics of weight concern and dieting measures in 8-10-year-old african-american girls from gems pilot studies. Preventive Medicine. 38 Suppl:S50-S59.
Fruit, Vegetables, Milk, and Sweetened Beverages Consumption and Access to a La Carte/snack Bar Meals at School. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K., Zakeri, I. 2004. Fruit, vegetables, milk, and sweetened beverages consumption and access to a la carte/snack bar meals at school. American Journal of Public Health. 94(3):463-7.
Goal Setting Is Differentially Related to Change in Fruit, Juice, and Vegetable Consumption among Fourth-Grade Children. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K., Zakeri, I., Pryor, E.W., Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., Watson, K. 2004. Goal setting is differentially related to change in fruit, juice, and vegetable consumption among fourth-grade children. Health Education and Behavior. 31(2):258-69.
Measurement of Outcomes, Mediators, and Moderators in Behavioral Obesity Prevention Research. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Klesges, L.M., Cullen, K., Himes, J.H. 2004. Measurement of outcomes, mediators, and moderators in behavioral obesity prevention research. Preventive Medicine. 38 Suppl:S1-S13.
Relationship Between Home-Food-Purchasing-Patterns and Bmi in a Multi-Ethnic Sample - (Abstract Only)
Deborah, T., Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Watson, K., Zakeri, I. 2004. Relationship between home-food-purchasing-patterns and BMI in a multi-ethnic sample. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 27(Supplement):S086.
Are Current Health Behavior Change Models Helpful in Guiding Prevention of Weight Gain Efforts? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski,T. 2003. Are Current Health Behavioral Change Models Helpful in Guiding Prevention of Weight Gain Efforts? Obesity Research. 11(Supplement):23S-43S.
Social Desirability Bias in Self-Reported Dietary, Physical Activity and Weight Concerns Measures in 8 to 10-Year-Old African-American Girls: Results from the Girls Health Enrichment Multisite Studies (Gems). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klesges, L.M., Baranowski, T., Beech, B., Cullen, K., Murray, D.M., Rochon, J., Pratt, C. 2004. Social desirability bias in self-reported dietary, physical activity and weight concerns measures in 8- to 10-year-old African-American girls: results from the Girls Health Enrichment Multisite Studies (GEMS). Preventive Medicine. 38 Suppl:S78-S87.
Effects of Promotional Materials on Vending Sales of Low-Fat Items in Teachers' Lounges. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fiske, A., Cullen, K. 2004. Effects of promotional materials on vending sales of low-fat items in teachers' lounges. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 104(1):90-93.
Availability, Accessibility, and Preferences for Fruit, 100% Fruit Juice, and Vegetables Influence Children's Dietary Behavior. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K., Baranowski, T., Owens, E., Marsh, T., Rittenberry, L., De Moor, C. 2003. Availability, accessibility, and preferences for fruit, 100% fruit juice, and vegetables influence children's dietary behavior. Health Education and Behavior. 30(5):615-26.
Validation of a Fruit, Juice, and Vegetable Availability Questionnaire. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marsh T, Cullen KW, Baranowski T. 2003. Validation of a fruit, juice, and vegetable availability questionnaire. Journal of Nutrition Education. 35(2):93-97.
Differential Effects of Fruit, Juice, and Vegetable Recipe Preparation Goal Attainment on Consumption among 4th Grade Youth - (Abstract Only)
Cullen, K., Baranowski, J., Watson, K., Zakeri, I. 2003. Differential effects of fruit, juice, and vegetable recipe preparation goal attainment on consumption among 4th grade youth. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9 Suppl 1):A-75.
Contribution of School Lunch to Daily Energy, Fat, Fruit, Juice, Vegetable and Beverage Consumption of 7th and 8th Grade Students - (Abstract Only)
Thompson, V.J., Cullen, K. 2003. Contribution of school lunch to daily energy, fat, fruit, juice, vegetable and beverage consumption of 7th and 8th grade students. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9 Suppl 1):A-63.
Perceptions of Food Control and Childhood Obesity - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, J., Cullen, K. 2003. Perceptions of food control and childhood obesity. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9 Suppl 1):A-86.
Sales of Some Competitive Foods at Middle Schools Differ by School Ethnicity - (Abstract Only)
Norwood, C., Cullen, K. 2003. Sales of some competitive foods at middle schools differ by school ethnicity. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9 Suppl 1):A-64.
Are Current Health Behavioral Change Models Helpful in Guiding Prevention of Weight Gain Efforts? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Thompson, D., Baranowski, J. 2003. Are current health behavioral change models helpful in guiding prevention of weight gain efforts? Obesity Research. 11 Suppl:S23-S43.
The Fun, Food, and Fitness Project (Fffp): the Baylor Gems Pilot Study. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Thompson, D., Nicklas, T., Zakeri, I.F. 2003. The Fun, Food, and Fitness Project (FFFP): the Baylor GEMS Pilot Study. Ethnicity and Disease. 13(Suppl):S30-S39.
Collaborative Planning for Formative Assessment and Cultural Appropriateness in the Girls Health Enrichment Multi-Site Studies (Gems): a Retrospection. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumanyika, S.K., Story, M., Beech, B.M., Sherwood, N.E., Baranowski, J., Powell, T.M., Cullen, K., Owens, A.S. 2003. Collaborative Planning for Formative Assessment and Cultural Appropriateness in the Girls Health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS): A Retrospection. Ethnicity and Disease. 13(1 Suppl 1):S15-S29.
Influences on Diet and Physical Activity among Middle-Class African American 8 to 10-Year-Old Girls at Risk of Becoming Obese. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, V.J., Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Baranowski, J., Rittenberry, L., Taylor, W.C., Nicklas, T. 2003. Influences on diet and physical activity among middle-class African American 8- to 10-year-old girls at risk of becoming obese. Journal of Nutrition Education. 35(3):115-123.
Misclassification Associated with Measurement Error in the Assessment of Dietary Intake. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Moor, C., Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T. 2003. Misclassification associated with measurement error in the assessment of dietary intake. Public Health Nutrition. 6(4):393-399.
Children's Dietary Fat Intake and Fat Practices Vary by Meal and Day. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen,K.W., Lara,K.M., De Moor,C. 2002. Children's dietary fat intake and fat practices vary by meal and day. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 102(12):1773-1778.
Familial Concordance of Dietary Fat Practices and Intake - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen,K.W., Lara,K.M., De Moor,C. 2002. Familial concordance of dietary fat practices and intake. Family and Community Health. 25(2):65-75.
School-Based Obesity Prevention: a Blueprint for Taming the Epidemic. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Thompson, D., Baranowski, J. 2002. School-based Obesity Prevention: A Blueprint for Taming the Epidemic. American Journal of Health Behavior. 26(6):486-493.
Squire's Quest! Dietary Outcome Evaluation of a Multimedia Game. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Marsh, T., Islam, N., Zakeri, I.F., Honess-Morreale, L., Demoor, C. 2003. Squire's Quest! Dietary Outcome Evaluation of a Multimedia Game. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 24(1):52-61.
5 a Day Achievement Badge for African American Boy Scouts: Pilot Outcome Results - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski,T., Baranowski,J., Cullen,K., Demoor,C., Rittenberry,L., Hebert,D., Jones,L. 2002. 5 a day Achievement Badge for African-American Boy Scouts: pilot outcome results. Preventive Medicine. 34(3):353-363.
The Food Intake Recording Software System (Firsst) Is Valid among 4th Grade Children - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski,T., Islam,N., Baranowski,J., Cullen,K.W., Myres,D., Marsh,T., De Moor,C. 2002. The food intake recording software system is valid among fourth-grade children. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 102(3):380-385.
Intake of Soft Drinks, Fruit-Flavored Beverages, and Fruits and Vegetables by Children in Grades 4 Through 6. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen,K.W., Ash,D.M., WArneke,C., De Moor,C. 2002. Intake of soft drinks, fruit-flavored beverages, and fruits and vegetables by children in grades 4 through 6. American Journal of Public Health. 92(9):1475-1478.
Fat Practices and Consumption among African-American Adolescent Boy Scouts: the Impact of Meal Source. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen,K.W., Bishop,R.G., De Moor,C. 2002. Fat practices and consumption among African-American adolescent Boy Scouts: the impact of meal source. Ethnicity and Disease. 12(2):193-198.
Goal Setting Is Not Related to Change in Fruit, Juice, & Vegetable Consumption among 4th Grade Children. - (Abstract Only)
Pryor EW, Cullen KW, Baranowski T, Owens E, De Moor C. 2001. Goal setting is not related to change in fruit, juice, & vegetable consumption among 4th grade children. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 101(9 Suppl.):A54.
Caloric Contribution of High-Fat/high-Sugar Snack Foods in the Diets of 6th to 8th Grade Students. - (Abstract Only)
Carter JB, Cullen KW, Baranowski T. 2001. Caloric contribution of high-fat/high-sugar snack foods in the diets of 6th to 8th grade students. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 101(9 Suppl.):A51.
Ecological and Socioeconomic Correlates of Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among African-American Boys - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Edmonds,J., Baranowski,T., Baranowski,J., Cullen,K.W., Myres,D. 2001. Ecological and socioeconomic correlates of fruit, juice, and vegetable consumption among African-American boys. Preventive Medicine. 32(6):476-481.
Ethnic Differences in Social Correlates of Diet. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen,K.W., Baranowski,T., Owens,E., De Moor,C., Rittenberry,L., Olvera,N., Resnicow,K. 2002. Ethnic differences in social correlates of diet. Health Education Research. 17(1):7-18.
Effect of a La Carte and Snack Bar Foods at School on Children's Lunchtime Intake of Fruits and Vegetables. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K., Eagan, J., Baranowski, T., Owens, E., De Moor, C. 2000. Effect of a la carte and snack bar foods at school on children's lunchtime intake of fruits and vegetables. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 100(12):1482-1486.
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