K Ball

Summary

Affiliation: Deakin University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Associations between psychological stress, eating, physical activity, sedentary behaviours and body weight among women: a longitudinal study
    Jennifer Mouchacca
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:828. 2013
  2. pmc Behavior and weight correlates of weight-control efforts in Australian women living in disadvantage: The READI study
    Robert W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:52. 2013
  3. pmc Understanding determinants of nutrition, physical activity and quality of life among older adults: the Wellbeing, Eating and Exercise for a Long Life (WELL) study
    Sarah A McNaughton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, 3125, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:109. 2012
  4. pmc Stores Healthy Options Project in Remote Indigenous Communities (SHOP@RIC): a protocol of a randomised trial promoting healthy food and beverage purchases through price discounts and in-store nutrition education
    Julie Brimblecombe
    Menzies School of Health Research, Building 58, Royal Darwin Hospital Campus, Rocklands Drive, Tiwi, NT 0810, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:744. 2013
  5. pmc Associations between fruit and vegetable intake, leisure-time physical activity, sitting time and self-rated health among older adults: cross-sectional data from the WELL study
    Marita Södergren
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:551. 2012
  6. pmc ShopSmart 4 Health - protocol of a skills-based randomised controlled trial promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among socioeconomically disadvantaged women
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:466. 2013
  7. pmc Is a perceived supportive physical environment important for self-reported leisure time physical activity among socioeconomically disadvantaged women with poor psychosocial characteristics? An observational study
    Verity J Cleland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:280. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Resilience to obesity among socioeconomically disadvantaged women: the READI study
    K Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:855-65. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Street connectivity and obesity in Glasgow, Scotland: impact of age, sex and socioeconomic position
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    Health Place 18:1307-13. 2012
  10. pmc Weight, physical activity and dietary behavior change in young mothers: short term results of the HeLP-her cluster randomized controlled trial
    Catherine B Lombard
    Monash University, Australia
    Nutr J 8:17. 2009

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  1. pmc Associations between psychological stress, eating, physical activity, sedentary behaviours and body weight among women: a longitudinal study
    Jennifer Mouchacca
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:828. 2013
    ..This paper reports the results of cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses of relationships between perceived stress, weight and weight-related behaviours in a cohort of socioeconomically disadvantaged women...
  2. pmc Behavior and weight correlates of weight-control efforts in Australian women living in disadvantage: The READI study
    Robert W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:52. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Understanding determinants of nutrition, physical activity and quality of life among older adults: the Wellbeing, Eating and Exercise for a Long Life (WELL) study
    Sarah A McNaughton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, 3125, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:109. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Stores Healthy Options Project in Remote Indigenous Communities (SHOP@RIC): a protocol of a randomised trial promoting healthy food and beverage purchases through price discounts and in-store nutrition education
    Julie Brimblecombe
    Menzies School of Health Research, Building 58, Royal Darwin Hospital Campus, Rocklands Drive, Tiwi, NT 0810, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:744. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Associations between fruit and vegetable intake, leisure-time physical activity, sitting time and self-rated health among older adults: cross-sectional data from the WELL study
    Marita Södergren
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:551. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between fruit and vegetable (F&V) intake, leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and sitting time (ST), and their association with self-rated health in older adults...
  6. pmc ShopSmart 4 Health - protocol of a skills-based randomised controlled trial promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among socioeconomically disadvantaged women
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:466. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Is a perceived supportive physical environment important for self-reported leisure time physical activity among socioeconomically disadvantaged women with poor psychosocial characteristics? An observational study
    Verity J Cleland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:280. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Resilience to obesity among socioeconomically disadvantaged women: the READI study
    K Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:855-65. 2012
    ..The study also aimed to test a comprehensive theoretically derived model of the associations between intrapersonal, social and environmental factors and obesity among this target group...
  9. doi request reprint Street connectivity and obesity in Glasgow, Scotland: impact of age, sex and socioeconomic position
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    Health Place 18:1307-13. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Weight, physical activity and dietary behavior change in young mothers: short term results of the HeLP-her cluster randomized controlled trial
    Catherine B Lombard
    Monash University, Australia
    Nutr J 8:17. 2009
    ..Women with children are an important target group because of high rates of weight gain and the potential to influence the health behaviors in family members...
  11. pmc Mediators of longitudinal associations between television viewing and eating behaviours in adolescents
    Natalie Pearson
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:23. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine mediators of the longitudinal associations between television viewing (TV) and eating behaviours among Australian adolescents...
  12. pmc Physical activity correlates in young women with depressive symptoms: a qualitative study
    Denise Azar
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Vic, 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:3. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to gather in-depth information about the correlates of physical activity among young women with and without depressive symptoms...
  13. pmc Individual, social and physical environmental correlates of children's active free-play: a cross-sectional study
    Jenny Veitch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:11. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  14. pmc Neighbourhood physical activity environments and adiposity in children and mothers: a three-year longitudinal study
    Anna Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:18. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  15. pmc A cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce sedentary behavior and promote physical activity and health of 8-9 year olds: the Transform-Us! study
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioral Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:759. 2011
    ....
  16. pmc Is proximity to a food retail store associated with diet and BMI in Glasgow, Scotland?
    Laura Macdonald
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, Scotland, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:464. 2011
    ..We aim to investigate whether proximity to food retail stores is associated with dietary patterns or Body Mass Index in Glasgow, a large city in the UK...
  17. pmc The Infant Feeding Activity and Nutrition Trial (INFANT) an early intervention to prevent childhood obesity: cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Karen Campbell
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioral Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:103. 2008
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Can social cognitive theory constructs explain socio-economic variations in adolescent eating behaviours? A mediation analysis
    K Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity utrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Health Educ Res 24:496-506. 2009
    ....
  19. doi request reprint A prospective study of overweight, physical activity, and depressive symptoms in young women
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:66-71. 2009
    ..However, among initially sedentary young women, even small increases in PA over time may reduce the odds of depressive symptoms, regardless of weight status...
  20. doi request reprint Social contacts as a possible mechanism behind the relation between green space and health
    Jolanda Maas
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Health Place 15:586-95. 2009
    ..Loneliness and perceived shortage of social support partly mediated the relation between green space and health...
  21. doi request reprint Mismatch between perceived and objective measures of physical activity environments
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood 3125, Australia
    Prev Med 47:294-8. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint People, places...and other people? Integrating understanding of intrapersonal, social and environmental determinants of physical activity
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:367-70. 2006
    ..It is concluded that growing evidence supporting the multiple domains of influence on physical activity justifies calls for multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral partnerships and approaches to the promotion of active lifestyles...
  23. pmc Is healthy behavior contagious: associations of social norms with physical activity and healthy eating
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:86. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  24. ncbi request reprint Love thy neighbour? Associations of social capital and crime with physical activity amongst women
    Kylie Ball
    Deakin University, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 71:807-14. 2010
    ..Further investigation of causal mechanisms underlying these associations is required...
  25. pmc Supermarket Healthy Eating for Life (SHELf): protocol of a randomised controlled trial promoting healthy food and beverage consumption through price reduction and skill-building strategies
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood Hwy, Burwood, 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:715. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Socioeconomic variation in diet and activity-related behaviours of Australian children and adolescents aged 2-16 years
    A J Cameron
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Pediatr Obes 7:329-42. 2012
    ..Evidence for age-related variation in the relationship between obesity-related behaviours and socioeconomic position may assist in the targeting of dietary and physical activity interventions among children...
  27. doi request reprint Socioeconomic variations in women's diets: what is the role of perceptions of the local food environment?
    V Inglis
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:191-7. 2008
    ..To test the contribution of perceived environmental factors (food availability, accessibility and affordability) to mediating socioeconomic variations in women's fruit, vegetable and fast food consumption...
  28. doi request reprint The longitudinal influence of home and neighbourhood environments on children's body mass index and physical activity over 5 years: the CLAN study
    D Crawford
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:1177-87. 2010
    ..To determine the independent contributions of family and neighbourhood environments to changes in youth physical activity and body mass index (BMI) z-score over 5 years...
  29. ncbi request reprint Social factors and obesity: an investigation of the role of health behaviours
    K Ball
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:394-403. 2003
    ....
  30. doi request reprint What helps children to be more active and less sedentary? Perceptions of mothers living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods
    J Veitch
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Child Care Health Dev 39:94-102. 2013
    ..The aim of this qualitative study was to gain in-depth insights from mothers regarding their child's resilience to low physical activity and high screen-time...
  31. doi request reprint Outcomes of a group-randomized trial to prevent excess weight gain, reduce screen behaviours and promote physical activity in 10-year-old children: switch-play
    J Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:601-12. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Adolescent home food environments and socioeconomic position
    Abbie MacFarlane
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood 3125, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:748-56. 2007
    ..Feasible ways of increasing home availability of healthy foods, and encouraging home meal environments to be supportive of healthy eating should be explored, particularly in households of low SEP adolescents...
  33. ncbi request reprint Associations of physical activity with body weight and fat in men and women
    K Ball
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood 3125, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:914-9. 2001
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Sociodemographic and behavioural correlates of weight status among women with children living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods
    A M MacFarlane
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:1289-98. 2009
    ..To investigate sociodemographic and behavioural characteristics associated with weight status among women with children living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods...
  35. ncbi request reprint Perceived environmental aesthetics and convenience and company are associated with walking for exercise among Australian adults
    K Ball
    School of Health Sciences, Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
    Prev Med 33:434-40. 2001
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint An investigation of psychological, social and environmental correlates of obesity and weight gain in young women
    K Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1240-9. 2006
    ..This study explored the biological, psychological, social and environmental correlates of young women's current weight and retrospective 2-year weight change...
  37. ncbi request reprint Who does not gain weight? Prevalence and predictors of weight maintenance in young women
    K Ball
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1570-8. 2002
    ..To investigate the prevalence and predictors of weight maintenance over time in a large sample of young Australian women...
  38. doi request reprint Correlates of dietary resilience among socioeconomically disadvantaged adolescents
    L D A Stephens
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:1219-32. 2011
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about the causes of weight change in the Australian population
    M Jackson
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1512-6. 2001
    ..Strategies are urgently required to better inform individuals about the factors impacting on their weight in order to prevent further weight gain...
  40. ncbi request reprint Why do women of low socioeconomic status have poorer dietary behaviours than women of higher socioeconomic status? A qualitative exploration
    V Inglis
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Appetite 45:334-43. 2005
    ..Public health strategies aimed at reducing SES inequalities in diet might focus on promoting healthy diets that are low cost, as well as promoting time-efficient food preparation strategies for all women...
  41. doi request reprint Neighbourhood-socioeconomic variation in women's diet: the role of nutrition environments
    L E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:1423-32. 2010
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Children's fruit and vegetable intake: associations with the neighbourhood food environment
    Anna Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Prev Med 46:331-5. 2008
    ..To examine associations between availability of different types of food outlets and children's fruit and vegetable intake...
  43. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of lifestyle interventions to limit postpartum weight retention: implications for future opportunities to prevent maternal overweight and obesity following childbirth
    P van der Pligt
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 14:792-805. 2013
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Family food environment and dietary behaviors likely to promote fatness in 5-6 year-old children
    K J Campbell
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1272-80. 2006
    ..Examination of multiple aspects of the FFE may provide useful insights regarding which of these might most effectively be targeted to prevent childhood obesity...
  45. doi request reprint Associations between mothers' perceptions of the cost of fruit and vegetables and children's diets: will children pay the price?
    L Williams
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:276-8. 2012
    ..Examining the associations of perceptions of fruit and vegetable affordability and children's diets can offer insights into how the high prices of fruit and vegetables might have an impact on the diets of children...
  46. ncbi request reprint Food intake patterns among Australian adolescents
    Gayle S Savige
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood 3125, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:738-47. 2007
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the food intake patterns of adolescents with respect to the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating, and to examine variations in food intake patterns by age, gender and region of residence...
  47. pmc Deleterious associations of sitting time and television viewing time with cardiometabolic risk biomarkers: Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) study 2004-2005
    Alicia A Thorp
    Baker IDIHeart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 33:327-34. 2010
    ..We examined the associations of sitting time and television (TV) viewing time with continuously measured biomarkers of cardio-metabolic risk in Australian adults...
  48. doi request reprint Effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity among socioeconomically disadvantaged women: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    V Cleland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 14:197-212. 2013
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Too fat to exercise? Obesity as a barrier to physical activity
    K Ball
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:331-3. 2000
    ..To describe perceptions of being 'too fat' as a barrier to physical activity by gender and body mass index, and to examine the associations between feeling fat and other weight-related barriers to physical activity...
  50. doi request reprint Children's takeaway and fast-food intakes: associations with the neighbourhood food environment
    Anna F Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Melbourne, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 12:1960-4. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to examine associations between availability of outlets where takeaway or fast food could be purchased and consumption of takeaway or fast food among children...
  51. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based strategies to promote physical activity among children, adolescents and young adults: review and update
    A Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 7:20-9. 2004
    ..Future studies should target high risk groups and a broad range of settings and strategies focusing on reducing sedentary behaviours as well as increasing PA...
  52. ncbi request reprint Is availability of public open space equitable across areas?
    A Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Health Place 13:335-40. 2007
    ..Future research should examine whether the quality of public open spaces differ by neighbourhood SES...
  53. ncbi request reprint Children's perceptions of their home and neighborhood environments, and their association with objectively measured physical activity: a qualitative and quantitative study
    C Hume
    Centre for Physical Activity utrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Health Educ Res 20:1-13. 2005
    ..These findings contribute to a broader understanding of children's perceptions of their environment, and highlight the potential importance of the home and neighborhood environments for promoting physical activity behavior...
  54. ncbi request reprint Income differences in food consumption in the 1995 Australian National Nutrition Survey
    A Worsley
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1198-211. 2003
    ..To assess the relationships between an index of per capita income and the intake of a variety of individual foods as well as groups of food for men and women in different age groups...
  55. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and children's physical activity and sedentary behaviors: longitudinal findings from the CLAN study
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 6:289-98. 2009
    ..This study aimed to examine cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between socioeconomic position (SEP) and physical activity and sedentary behaviors amongst children and adolescents...
  56. ncbi request reprint How can socio-economic differences in physical activity among women be explained? A qualitative study
    Kylie Ball
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Women Health 43:93-113. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Which aspects of socioeconomic status are related to obesity among men and women?
    K Ball
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:559-65. 2002
    ..This study aimed to investigate the relationships between body weight and fat distribution, and four empirically derived domains of socioeconomic status: employment, housing, migration status and family unit...
  58. ncbi request reprint Piloting the feasibility and effectiveness of print- and telephone-mediated interventions for promoting the adoption of physical activity in Australian adults
    K Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 8:134-42. 2005
    ..These interventions show potential for promoting initial increases in physical activity among mid-life and older Australian adults, and should be evaluated across more extended time periods...
  59. ncbi request reprint Children's active free play in local neighborhoods: a behavioral mapping study
    J Veitch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Health Educ Res 23:870-9. 2008
    ..It is important to collaborate with local governments, urban planners and community groups to improve access to neighborhood parks and to promote a sense of neighborhood safety...
  60. doi request reprint Women's work. Maintaining a healthy body weight
    Nicky Welch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, 3125, Victoria, Australia
    Appetite 53:9-15. 2009
    ..Such initiatives need to work within the social and personal constraints that women face in maintaining good health...
  61. ncbi request reprint Too hot to trot? Exploring potential links between climate change, physical activity and health
    M Townsend
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 6:260-5. 2003
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Clustering of obesity-related risk behaviors in children and their mothers
    Adrian J Cameron
    Deakin University, Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Burkwood, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 21:95-102. 2011
    ..To examine the clustering and patterns of obesity-related behaviors in children and their mothers and the concordance between mother and child pairs...
  63. doi request reprint Influence of peers on breastfeeding discontinuation among new parents: the Melbourne InFANT Program
    Adrian James Cameron
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Pediatrics 126:e601-7. 2010
    ..We aimed to investigate whether the proportion of breastfeeding mothers in first-time parent groups influenced the likelihood of ceasing breastfeeding and whether this was independent of socioeconomic position...
  64. ncbi request reprint Whose socioeconomic status influences a woman's obesity risk: her mother's, her father's, or her own?
    Kylie Ball
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125 Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 35:131-8. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate associations of several indicators of mothers', fathers', and own socioeconomic status, and intergenerational social mobility, with body mass index (BMI) and weight change in young women...
  65. doi request reprint Parental use of restrictive feeding practices and child BMI z-score. A 3-year prospective cohort study
    Karen Campbell
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Appetite 55:84-8. 2010
    ..These findings support a reconsideration of the notion that restriction is likely to result in increased child weight...
  66. doi request reprint Individual, social and environmental correlates of physical activity among women living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods
    Verity Cleland
    Deakin University, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 70:2011-8. 2010
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Personal, family, social, and environmental correlates of active commuting to school
    Anna Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, and The Children s Hospital at Westmead, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 30:45-51. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine personal, family, social, and environmental correlates of active commuting to school among children...
  68. pmc Personal, social and environmental correlates of healthy weight status amongst mothers from socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods: findings from the READI study
    Abbie MacFarlane
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:23. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  69. ncbi request reprint Media influences on body image and disordered eating among indigenous adolescent Australians
    Marita P McCabe
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Adolescence 40:115-27. 2005
    ..Additional factors that may explain the findings and the need for further research with different cultural groups are highlighted...
  70. ncbi request reprint Which aspects of socio-economic status are related to health in mid-aged and older women?
    Gita D Mishra
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 9:263-85. 2002
    ..Results suggest that relations between SES and health are highly complex and vary by age, SES domain, and the health outcome under study...
  71. ncbi request reprint How feasible are healthy eating and physical activity for young women?
    Kylie Ball
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 7:433-41. 2004
    ..This study investigated young women's perceptions of the feasibility of physical activity and healthy eating behaviours, and how these vary by socio-economic status, domestic characteristics and weight status...
  72. ncbi request reprint Psychological stress, coping, and symptoms of disordered eating in a community sample of young Australian women
    Kylie Ball
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Eat Disord 31:71-81. 2002
    ..To investigate the relationships among stress, coping, and symptoms of disordered eating in a community sample of young Australian women...
  73. ncbi request reprint How well do Australian women comply with dietary guidelines?
    Kylie Ball
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 7:443-52. 2004
    ..To investigate the proportion of middle-aged Australian women meeting national dietary recommendations and its variation according to selected sociodemographic and behavioural characteristics...
  74. ncbi request reprint The costs of weight control: what do young women pay?
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 179:586. 2003
  75. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal relationships among overweight, life satisfaction, and aspirations in young women
    Kylie Ball
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Melbourne, 3125 Victoria, Australia
    Obes Res 12:1019-30. 2004
    ..This study investigated associations of overweight status and changes in overweight status over time with life satisfaction and future aspirations among a community sample of young women...
  76. ncbi request reprint The relationship between education and food consumption in the 1995 Australian National Nutrition Survey
    Anthony Worsley
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 7:649-63. 2004
    ..To assess the relationship between education and the intake of a variety of individual foods, as well as groups of foods, for Australian men and women in different age groups...
  77. ncbi request reprint Patterns and demographic predictors of 5-year weight change in a multi-ethnic cohort of men and women in Australia
    Kylie Ball
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 6:269-81. 2003
    ..This study investigated 5-year trends in body weight, overweight and obesity and their association with sociodemographic variables in a large, multi-ethnic community sample of Australian adults...
  78. ncbi request reprint Reducing sedentary behaviour and increasing physical activity among 10-year-old children: overview and process evaluation of the 'Switch-Play' intervention
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Health Promot Int 20:7-17. 2005
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and weight change in adults: a review
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125, Melbourne, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 60:1987-2010. 2005
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Parent's views of the importance of making changes in settings where children spend time to prevent obesity
    David Crawford
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:148-58. 2008
    ....
  81. doi request reprint Sedentary behavior and depression among adults: a review
    Megan Teychenne
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 17:246-54. 2010
    ..Although the association between SB (e.g., watching TV/using the computer) and physical health has been well documented, increasing research has focused on the possible link between SB and mental health (e.g., depression)...
  82. doi request reprint Neighbourhood socioeconomic inequalities in food access and affordability
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    Health Place 15:578-85. 2009
    ..Availability of healthy foods within stores only slightly favoured those in advantaged neighbourhoods. However food prices favoured those living in disadvantaged areas...
  83. doi request reprint The validity and reliability of an instrument to assess children's outdoor play in various locations
    Jenny Veitch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 12:579-82. 2009
    ..Evidence of the reliability and validity of items assessing where children play is novel and important considering the need to promote children's physical activity in a variety of settings...
  84. ncbi request reprint Associations of children's perceived neighborhood environments with walking and physical activity
    Clare Hume
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research C PAN, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 21:201-7. 2007
    ..To examine associations between children's perceptions of the neighborhood environment and walking and physical activity...
  85. doi request reprint Personal, social and environmental correlates of resilience to physical inactivity among women from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds
    Verity J Cleland
    Centre for Physical Activity utrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood Victoria 3125, Australia
    Health Educ Res 25:268-81. 2010
    ..09) were significantly associated with achieving recommended LTPA. Personal factors were the characteristics most strongly associated with achieving recommended levels of LTPA among women from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds...
  86. doi request reprint Features of public open spaces and physical activity among children: findings from the CLAN study
    Anna Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Australia
    Prev Med 47:514-8. 2008
    ..To examine associations between features of public open spaces, and children's physical activity...
  87. doi request reprint Neighbourhood fast food outlets and obesity in children and adults: the CLAN Study
    David A Crawford
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:249-56. 2008
    ..We examined associations between density of and proximity to fast food outlets and body weight in a sample of children (137 aged 8-9 years and 243 aged 13-15 years) and their parents (322 fathers and 362 mothers)...
  88. ncbi request reprint Which food-related behaviours are associated with healthier intakes of fruits and vegetables among women?
    David Crawford
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 10:256-65. 2007
    ..To examine associations between shopping, food preparation, meal and eating behaviours and fruit and vegetable intake among women...
  89. ncbi request reprint Mediators of the relationship between maternal education and children's TV viewing
    Kylie Hesketh
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:41-7. 2007
    ..This study investigates whether family television environment mediates the relationship between maternal education and children's television viewing...
  90. ncbi request reprint Do features of public open spaces vary according to neighbourhood socio-economic status?
    David Crawford
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Health Place 14:889-93. 2008
    ..This study suggests that POS in high socioeconomic neighbourhoods possess more features that are likely to promote physical activity amongst children...
  91. ncbi request reprint An index of diet and eating patterns is a valid measure of diet quality in an Australian population
    Sarah A McNaughton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia 3125
    J Nutr 138:86-93. 2008
    ..05). This food-based dietary index is able to discriminate across a variety of sociodemographic factors, health behaviors, and self-assessed health and reflects intakes of key nutrients...
  92. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns of adolescents and risk of obesity and hypertension
    Sarah A McNaughton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 3125 Melbourne, Australia
    J Nutr 138:364-70. 2008
    ..This study suggests that specific dietary patterns are already evident in adolescence and a dietary pattern rich in fruit, salad, cereals, and fish pattern may be associated with diastolic blood pressure in older adolescents...
  93. ncbi request reprint Family physical activity and sedentary environments and weight change in children
    Anna Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:160-7. 2008
    ..To examine associations between family physical activity and sedentary environment and changes in body mass index (BMI) z-scores among 10-12-year-old children over three years...
  94. doi request reprint Dietary quality is associated with diabetes and cardio-metabolic risk factors
    Sarah A McNaughton
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, 3125, Australia
    J Nutr 139:734-42. 2009
    ..Further work is required to determine whether this dietary index has predictive validity for health in longitudinal studies...
  95. pmc Personal, social and environmental determinants of educational inequalities in walking: a multilevel study
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:108-14. 2007
    ..To investigate the contribution of personal, social and environmental factors to mediating socioeconomic (educational) inequalities in women's leisure-time walking and walking for transport...
  96. doi request reprint Does food planning mediate the association between living arrangements and fruit and vegetable consumption among women aged 40 years and older?
    Wendy Hunter
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Appetite 54:533-7. 2010
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  97. ncbi request reprint Where do children usually play? A qualitative study of parents' perceptions of influences on children's active free-play
    Jenny Veitch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    Health Place 12:383-93. 2006
    ..The study findings have important implications for future urban planning and children's opportunities for active free-play...
  98. ncbi request reprint Effects of a holistic health program on women's physical activity and mental and spiritual health
    Michelle Jorna
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Melbourne, VIC 3125, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:395-401. 2006
    ..The data highlight the potential for a church-based setting and holistic approach to health promotion as a successful means of increasing physical activity and promoting mental and spiritual health among Australian women...
  99. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, sedentary behavior and depression among disadvantaged women
    Megan Teychenne
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Health Educ Res 25:632-44. 2010
    ..The domain and social context of PA may be important components in reducing the risk of depression. Reducing time spent in SB may be a key strategy in the promotion of better mental health in women from disadvantaged neighborhoods...