Debbe Thompson Lab

Thompson Lab Publications


Thompson D, Baranowski T, Buday R, Baranowski J, Thompson V, Jago R, Griffith MJ. Serious video games for health: How behavioral science guided the development of a serious video game. Simul Gaming. 2010; 41(4):587-606.

Baranowski T, Baranowski J, Thompson D, Buday R, Jago R, Griffith MJ, Islam N, Nguyen N, Watson KB. Video game play, child diet, and physical activity behavior change: A randomized clinical trial. Am J Prev Med. 2011; 40(1):33-8.

Baranowski T, Abdelsamad D, Baranowski J, O'Connor TM, Thompson D, Barnett A, Cerin E, Chen TA. Impact of an active video game on healthy children's physical activity. Pediatrics. 2012; 129(3):e636-42.

Thompson D, Bhatt R, Watson K. Physical activity problem-solving inventory for adolescents: Development and initial validation. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2013; 25(3):448-67.

Baranowski T, Islam N, Douglass D, Dadabhoy H, Beltran A, Baranowski J, Thompson D, Cullen KW, Subar AF. Food Intake Recording Software System, version 4 (FIRSSt4): a self-completed 24-h dietary recall for children. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2014; 27 Suppl 1:66-71.

Thompson D, Bhatt R, Vazquez I, Cullen KW, Baranowski J, Baranowski T, Liu Y. Creating action plans in a serious video game increases and maintains child fruit-vegetable intake: A randomized control trial. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2015; 12:39.

Thompson D, Cantu D, Ramirez B, Cullen KW, Baranowski T, Mendoza JA, Anderson B, Jago R, Rodgers W, Liu Y. Texting to increase adolescent physical activity: Feasibility assessment. Am J Health Behav. 2016; 40(4):472-83.

Thompson D, Ferry RJ, Cullen KW, Liu Y.  Improvement in fruit and vegetable consumption associated with more favorable energy density, nutrient, and food group intake, but not kilocalories. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2016; 116(9):1443-9.

Wu YP, Thompson D, Aroian KJ, McQuaid EL, Deatrick JA. Commentary: Writing and evaluating qualitative research reports. J Pediatr Psychol. 2016; 41(5):493-505.

DeSmet A, Thompson D, Baranowski T, Palmeira A, Verloigne M, De Bourdeaudhuij I.  Is participatory design associated with the effectiveness of serious digital games for healthy lifestyle promotion? A meta-analysis. J Med Internet Res. 2016; 18(4):e94. Work

Thompson D. Incorporating behavioral techniques into a serious video game for children. Games Health J. 2017; 6(2):75-86.

Thompson D, Cantu D, Callender C, Liu Y, Rajendran M, Rajendran M, Zhang Y, Deng Z.  Photorealistic avatar and teen physical activity:  Feasibility and preliminary efficacy.  Games Health J. 2018; 7(2):143-50.

Callender C, Thompson D. Family TXT: Feasibility and acceptability of a mHealth obesity prevention program for parents of pre-adolescent African American girls. Children (Basel). 2018; 5(6):81.

Wu YP, Deatrick JA, McQuaid EL, Thompson D. A primer on mixed methods for pediatric researchers. J Pediatr Psychol. 2019; 44(8):905-13.

Mama SK, Bhuiyan N, Lee RE, Basen-Engquist K, Wetter DW, Thompson D, McNeill LH. Comparing multiple measures of physical activity in African American adults.  Am J Health Behav. 2019; 43(5):877-86. 

Thompson D, Callender C, Gonynor C, Cullen KW, Redondo MJ, Butler A, Anderson BJ. Using relational agents to promote family communication around type 1 diabetes self-management in the diabetes Family Teamwork Online intervention: Longitudinal pilot study. J Med Internet Res. 2019; 21(9):e15318.

Moreno, JP, Crowley SJ, Alfano CA, Hannay KM, Thompson D, Baranowski T. Potential circadian and circannual rhythm contributions to the obesity epidemic in elementary school age children. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2019; 16:25.

Hilliard ME, Minard CG, Marrero DG, de Wit M, DuBose SN, Verdejo A, Jaser SS, Kruger D, Monzavi R, Shah V, Wadwa RP, Weinstock RS, Thompson D, Cao VT, Anderson BJ. Health-related quality of life in parents and partners of people with type 1 diabetes: Development and validation of Type 1 Diabetes and Life (T1DAL) measures. Fam Syst Health. 2021; 39(2):234-47.

Thompson D, Deatrick JA, Knafl KA, Swallow VM, Wu YP. A pragmatic guide to qualitative analysis for pediatric researchers. J Pediatr Psychol. 2022; 47(9):1019-30.

Soltero EG, Lopez C, Hernandez E, O'Connor TM, Thompson D. "Technology-based obesity prevention interventions among Hispanic adolescents in the United States: Scoping review." JMIR Pediatr Parent.2022/November;5(4):e39261.

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