Elva Maria Arredondo

Summary

Affiliation: San Diego State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A demonstration of modeling count data with an application to physical activity
    Donald J Slymen
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Epidemiol Perspect Innov 3:3. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Advocating for environmental changes to increase access to parks: engaging promotoras and youth leaders
    Elva Arredondo
    San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92104, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:759-66. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The relation of medical conditions to depressive symptoms among Latinos: leisure time physical activity as a mediator
    Elva M Arredondo
    San Diego State University, San Diego 92104, USA
    J Health Psychol 17:742-52. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Is church attendance associated with Latinas' health practices and self-reported health?
    Elva M Arredondo
    Division of Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:502-11. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Brand name logo recognition of fast food and healthy food among children
    Elva Arredondo
    Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Community Health 34:73-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluating a stage model in predicting monolingual spanish-speaking Latinas' cervical cancer screening practices: the role of psychosocial and cultural predictors
    Elva Maria Arredondo
    San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:791-805. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Is parenting style related to children's healthy eating and physical activity in Latino families?
    Elva M Arredondo
    Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:862-71. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of a traditional vs shared meal decision-making and preparation style with eating behavior of Hispanic women in San Diego County
    Elva M Arredondo
    San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 221, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:38-45. 2006
  9. pmc Environmental correlates of physical activity in Mexican American children at home
    Thomas L McKenzie
    School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Dieto State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:579-91. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluating psychosocial and behavioral mechanisms of change in a tailored communication intervention
    John P Elder
    San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:366-80. 2009

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc A demonstration of modeling count data with an application to physical activity
    Donald J Slymen
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Epidemiol Perspect Innov 3:3. 2006
    ..These underutilized models provide useful approaches for handling counting outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Advocating for environmental changes to increase access to parks: engaging promotoras and youth leaders
    Elva Arredondo
    San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92104, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:759-66. 2013
    ..The current program highlights factors that contributed to park changes and challenges in increasing access to parks. Furthermore, the current study notes steps that other programs can take to make environmental changes. ..
  3. doi request reprint The relation of medical conditions to depressive symptoms among Latinos: leisure time physical activity as a mediator
    Elva M Arredondo
    San Diego State University, San Diego 92104, USA
    J Health Psychol 17:742-52. 2012
    ..In other words, people with hypertension who engaged in vigorous PA reported less depressive symptoms. PA may be a promising avenue for improving hypertension and depressive symptoms...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is church attendance associated with Latinas' health practices and self-reported health?
    Elva M Arredondo
    Division of Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:502-11. 2005
    ..To evaluate (a) the relation between frequency of church attendance, self-rated health, and health behaviors controlling for potential confounders and (b) the influence of acculturation on church attendance and health behaviors...
  5. doi request reprint Brand name logo recognition of fast food and healthy food among children
    Elva Arredondo
    Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Community Health 34:73-8. 2009
    ..Conclusions Children's high recognition of fast food restaurant logos may reflect greater exposure to fast food advertisements. Families' socio-demographic characteristics play a role in children's recognition of food logos...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluating a stage model in predicting monolingual spanish-speaking Latinas' cervical cancer screening practices: the role of psychosocial and cultural predictors
    Elva Maria Arredondo
    San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:791-805. 2008
    ..Clinicians may need to tailor messages on these cultural and psychosocial factors to increase Pap testing among Latinas...
  7. ncbi request reprint Is parenting style related to children's healthy eating and physical activity in Latino families?
    Elva M Arredondo
    Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:862-71. 2006
    ..Moreover, intervention researchers may want to encourage Latino parents to use less controlling styles with girls as this parenting style increased girls' risk for unhealthy eating...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of a traditional vs shared meal decision-making and preparation style with eating behavior of Hispanic women in San Diego County
    Elva M Arredondo
    San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 221, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:38-45. 2006
    ..To examine the influence of meal decision-making and preparation on Hispanic women's dietary practices...
  9. pmc Environmental correlates of physical activity in Mexican American children at home
    Thomas L McKenzie
    School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Dieto State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:579-91. 2008
    ..Few studies have used microlevel observations to simultaneously assess children's PA and associated conditions in homes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluating psychosocial and behavioral mechanisms of change in a tailored communication intervention
    John P Elder
    San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:366-80. 2009
    ..The promotora model is an effective method for changing important dietary behaviors and psychosocial determinants, but longer term behavior change is achievable with less expensive intervention methods...
  11. ncbi request reprint Association between family variables and Mexican American children's dietary behaviors
    Guadalupe X Ayala
    San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 39:62-9. 2007
    ..To examine the association between family variables and children's diets...
  12. ncbi request reprint Family restaurant choices are associated with child and adult overweight status in Mexican-American families
    Susan C Duerksen
    Division of Health Promotion, Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:849-53. 2007
    ..2). Both child and parent BMI were lowest in families selecting Mexican restaurants. Eating at fast-food chains and other Anglo-oriented restaurants may contribute to higher obesity rates linked to acculturation among Mexican Americans...
  13. ncbi request reprint The relation of acculturation to Latinas' perceived neighborhood safety and physical activity: a structural equation analysis
    Latrice C Pichon
    San Diego State University University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:295-303. 2007
    ..Physical activity rates are low for adult Latinas. In the United States, only 7.8% of adult Latinas met Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for weekly vigorous leisure-time physical activity...
  14. pmc Away-from-home food intake and risk for obesity: examining the influence of context
    Guadalupe X Ayala
    Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, San Diego State Research Foundation and San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1002-8. 2008
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  15. pmc Active transportation and acculturation among Latino children in San Diego County
    Suzanna M Martinez
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Prev Med 47:313-8. 2008
    ..To examine multiple measures of acculturation and their association with walking to school in a large population-based sample in San Diego, California...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of a communication intervention for Spanish-dominant Latinas
    John P Elder
    Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:159-66. 2006
    ..The present study examined the 1-year impact of two innovative behavior-change approaches to reduce dietary fat and increase fiber...
  17. doi request reprint Individual, social, and environmental barriers to and facilitators of physical activity among Latinas living in San Diego County: focus group results
    Suzanna M Martinez
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, Calif, USA
    Fam Community Health 32:22-33. 2009
    ..The authors concluded that a church-based multilevel intervention targeting Latinas may be ideal for promoting PA and facilitating environmental changes...
  18. pmc Secretos de la Buena Vida: processes of dietary change via a tailored nutrition communication intervention for Latinas
    Barbara Baquero
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92115, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:855-66. 2009
    ..These findings highlight the importance of process evaluation measures and help us understand the mechanism by which tailored print materials and interpersonal health communication via promotoras can facilitate health behavior change...
  19. pmc Individual, family, and community environmental correlates of obesity in Latino elementary school children
    John P Elder
    Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Sch Health 80:20-30; quiz 53-5. 2010
    ..Given the prevalence of obesity and its economic consequences, community health initiatives have shifted toward primary prevention at younger ages...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predictors of obesity among children living in Mexico City
    Elva M Arredondo
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:41-5. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Influence of stereotyping in smoking cessation counseling by primary care residents
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710 2949, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:578-85. 2002
    ..Future research on the role of stereotyping in medical settings is warranted...