Published on in Vol 3, No 1 (2014): Jan-Mar

Texting to Increase Physical Activity Among Teenagers (TXT Me!): Rationale, Design, and Methods Proposal

Texting to Increase Physical Activity Among Teenagers (TXT Me!): Rationale, Design, and Methods Proposal

Texting to Increase Physical Activity Among Teenagers (TXT Me!): Rationale, Design, and Methods Proposal

Debbe Thompson 1, PhD;  Dora Cantu 1, MS;  Riddhi Bhatt 2, MSW;  Tom Baranowski 1, PhD;  Wendy Rodgers 3, PhD;  Russell Jago 4, PhD;  Barbara Anderson 5, PhD;  Yan Liu 1, MS;  Jason A Mendoza 6, MD;  Ramsey Tapia 7;  Richard Buday 7, FAIA

1 USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, US

2 Department of Family and Community Medicine , Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, US

3 Physical Education and Recreation , University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, CA

4 Centre for Exercise, Nutrition & Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol , GB

5 Psychology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, US

6 Seattle Children's Research Institute , University of Washington, Seattle, WA, US

7 Archimage, LLC , Houston, TX, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Debbe Thompson, PhD
  • USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center
  • Pediatrics
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • 1100 Bates Street
  • Houston, TX
  • US
  • Phone: 1 713-798-7076
  • Email: dit@bcm.edu