Scroll down for list of selected publications by Dr. Jason Mendoza and his colleagues. You can view a complete list of Mendoza's publications on PubMed .

  1. Mendoza JA, Drewnowski A, Cheadle A, Christakis DA. Dietary energy density is associated with selected predictors of obesity in US children . J Nutrition. May 2006;136(5):1318-22. PMID: 16614423.
  2. Mendoza JA and Hampson NB. Epidemiology of Severe Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Children . Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine. Nov-Dec 2006;33(6):439-46. PMID: 17274313.
  3. Mendoza JA, Drewnowski A, Christakis DA. Dietary energy density is associated with obesity and the metabolic syndrome in U.S. adults . Diabetes Care. Apr 2007;30(4):974-979. PMID: 17229942.
  4. Mendoza JA, Zimmerman F, Christakis DA. Television Viewing, Computer Use, Obesity and Adiposity in US Preschool Children . Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. Sep 2007;4(1):44. PMID: 17894878.
  5. Park J, Mendoza JA, O'Neil CE, Hilmers DC, Liu Y, Nicklas TA. A Comparison of the Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in the United States (US) and Korea in Young Adults Aged 20-39 years . Asia Pacific J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):471-482. PMID: 18818169.
  6. Nicklas TA, O'Neil CE, Mendoza J, Liu Y, Zakeri IF, Berenson GS. Are energy dense diets also nutrient dense? J Am Coll Nutr. Oct 2008;27(5):553-560. PMID: 18845705. 
  7. O'Donnell SI, Hoerr SL, Mendoza JA, Tsuei Goh E. Nutrient quality of fast food kids meals . Am J Clin Nutr. 2008;88(5):1388-1395. PMID: 18996876. 
  8. Mendoza JA, Levinger DD, Johnston BD. Pilot evaluation of a walking school bus program in a low-income, urban community . BMC Public Health. May 4 2009;9(1):122. PMID: 19413910.
  9. Park J, Hilmers DC, Mendoza JA, Stuff JE, Liu Y, Nicklas TA. Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity in Adolescents Aged 12 to 19 Years: Comparison between the United States and Korea . J Korean Med Sci. 2010;25(1):75-82. PMID: 20052351.
  10. Mendoza JA, Watson K, Cullen KW. Change in Dietary Energy Density after Implementation of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy . Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2010;110(3):434-440. PMID: 20184994.
  11. Mendoza J, Watson K, Baranowski T, Nicklas T, Uscanga D, Hanfling M. Validity of instruments to assess students' travel and pedestrian safety . BMC Public Health. 2010;10(1):257. PMID: 20482778.
  12. Mendoza JA, Watson K, Baranowski T, Nicklas TA, Uscanga DK, Nguyen N, et al. Ethnic Minority Children's Active Commuting to School and Association with Physical Activity and Pedestrian Safety Behaviors . Journal of Applied Research in Children. 2010;1(1):Article 4.
  13. Mendoza JA, Watson K, Nguyen N, Cerin E, Baranowski T, Nicklas T. Active Commuting to School and Association with Physical Activity and Weight Status among US Youth . J. Phys Act Health. 2011; 8(4): 488-495.
  14. Mendoza JA, Watson K, Baranowski T, Nicklas TA, Uscanga DK, Hanfling MJ. The Walking School Bus and Children's Physical Activity: A Pilot Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial . Pediatrics. 2011 Sept.;128(3):e537-e544.
  15. O'Neil CE, Deshmukh-Taskar P, Mendoza JA, Nicklas TA, Liu Y, Relyea G, Berenson GS. Dietary, Lifestyle, and Health Correlates of Overweight and Obesity in Adults 19 to 39 years of age: The Bogalusa Heart Study . Am J Lifestyle Med. 2011; 6(4): 347-58.
  16. Mendoza JA, Watson K, Chen T-A, et al. Impact of a Pilot Walking School Bus Intervention on Children's Pedestrian Safety Behaviors: A Pilot Study . Health and Place. 2012 Jan;18(1):24-30. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2011.07.004.