Kubena, Karen individual record
Professor
overview

Dr. Kubena's current research involves investigation of the relationship between food choice, dietary behaviors, family, and other factors with the development of obesity and metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents.

selected publications
Academic Articles44
  • Xu, H., Li, X., Adams, H., Kubena, K., & Guo, S. (2018). Etiology of Metabolic Syndrome and Dietary Intervention. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 20(1), 128-128.
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  • Kubena, K. S. (2011). Metabolic Syndrome in Adolescents: Issues and Opportunities. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 111(11), 1674-1679.
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  • McIntosh, A., Kubena, K. S., Tolle, G., Dean, W., Kim, M., Jan, J., & Anding, J. (2011). Determinants of Children's Use of and Time Spent in Fast-food and Full-service Restaurants. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 43(3), 142-149.
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  • Johnson, C. M., Sharkey, J. R., Dean, W. R., McIntosh, W. A., & Kubena, K. S. (2011). It's who I am and what we eat. Mothers’ food-related identities in family food choice. Appetite. 57(1), 220-228.
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  • McIntosh, W. A., Kubena, K. S., Tolle, G., Dean, W. R., Jan, J., & Anding, J. (2010). Mothers and meals. The effects of mothers’ meal planning and shopping motivations on children's participation in family meals. Appetite. 55(3), 623-628.
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Chapters2
  • Kubena, K. S., & McIntosh, W. A. (2017). Healthy Foods for Healthy Aging: The Case for Protein. Nutrition and Functional Foods for Healthy Aging. 345-360. Elsevier.
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  • McIntosh, W. A., Dean, W., Torres, C. C., Anding, J., Kubena, K. S., & Nayga, R. (2009). The American family meal. Meals in Science and Practice: Interdisciplinary Research and Business Applications. 190-218. Elsevier.
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Conference Papers16
  • Carson, D. E., Sharkey, J. R., McIntosh, A., Kubena, K. S., & Goodson, P. (2010). Predicting intention to eat breakfast among adolescents using the theory of planned behavior. FASEB J. 24(S1), 211.4-211.4.
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  • KUBENA, K. S., ANDING, J. D., MCINTOSH, W. A., & OBRIEN, B. (1995). MAGNESIUM AND SERUM-LIPIDS IN ADOLESCENTS. FASEB J. 9(3), A452-A452.
  • ELLIFF, C. S., & KUBENA, K. S. (1995). WEIGHT-GAIN, FAT GAIN, AND ENERGY-INTAKE OF PREGNANT-WOMEN AS RELATED TO WEIGHT-LOSS HISTORY. FASEB J. 9(4), A1016-A1016.
  • ANDING, J. D., KUBENA, K. S., MCINTOSH, W. A., & OBRIEN, B. (1994). DIET AND HEALTH BEHAVIORS OF 14-YEAR-OLD AND 15-YEAR-OLD ADOLESCENTS DURING SUMMER MONTHS. FASEB J. 8(4), A274-A274.
  • RALEIGH, E. D., KUBENA, K. S., GREENE, L. W., & MCMURRAY, D. N. (1994). MAGNESIUM-CALCIUM INTERACTION AND TISSUE MINERAL-CONTENT. FASEB J. 8(4), A432-A432.
chaired theses and dissertations
Email
k-kubena@tamu.edu
First Name
Karen
Last Name
Kubena
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Nutrition & Food Science; 2253 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2253
USA