Affiliation: Deakin University
- Preventive strategies against weight gain and obesityB Swinburn
Institution School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Obes Rev 3:289-301. 2002..The key settings for interventions are schools, homes, neighbourhoods, primary health care services and communities. The key macroenvironments for interventions are the transport and infrastructure sector, the media and the food sector...
- Government regulation to promote healthy food environments--a view from inside state governmentsJ Shill
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
Obes Rev 13:162-73. 2012....
- 'Traffic-light' nutrition labelling and 'junk-food' tax: a modelled comparison of cost-effectiveness for obesity preventionG Sacks
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1001-9. 2011....
- The cost-effectiveness of removing television advertising of high-fat and/or high-sugar food and beverages to Australian childrenA Magnus
Health Economics Unit, Public Health Research, Evaluation and Policy Cluster, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 33:1094-102. 2009..To model the health benefits and cost-effectiveness of banning television (TV) advertisements in Australia for energy-dense, nutrient-poor food and beverages during children's peak viewing times...
- Obesity Policy Action framework and analysis grids for a comprehensive policy approach to reducing obesityG Sacks
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Obes Rev 10:76-86. 2009..The proposed framework and analysis grids provide a comprehensive approach to mapping the policy environment related to obesity, and a tool for identifying policy gaps, barriers and opportunities...
- Effects of TV time and other sedentary pursuitsB Swinburn
School of Exercise and Nutrition, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 32:S132-6. 2008..Regulations to reduce the heavy marketing of energy dense foods and beverages on TV may be the most effective public health measure available to minimize the impact of TV viewing on unhealthy weight gain...
- Parental influence and obesity prevention in pre-schoolers: a systematic review of interventionsH Skouteris
School of Psychology, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Obes Rev 12:315-28. 2011..However, the results suggest that the modification of parental variables known to be associated with obesity-promoting behaviours in pre-school children may show promise as an obesity prevention strategy; further research is needed...
- Best practice principles for community-based obesity prevention: development, content and applicationL King
Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
Obes Rev 12:329-38. 2011....
- Towards understanding the new food environment for refugees from the Horn of Africa in AustraliaA Wilson
School of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Health Place 16:969-76. 2010..In order to develop effective culturally competent obesity prevention interventions in this sub-population, a multigenerational approach is needed...
- Prioritizing policy interventions to improve diets? Will it work, can it happen, will it do harm?W Snowdon
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria 3122, Australia
Health Promot Int 25:123-33. 2010..The process was successfully used in Fiji and Tonga and provided a more systematic way of understanding which policy interventions showed the most promise...
- The appropriateness of opt-out consent for monitoring childhood obesity in AustraliaK Lacy
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Pediatr Obes 7:e62-7. 2012....
- Applications of nutrient profiling: potential role in diet-related chronic disease prevention and the feasibility of a core nutrient-profiling systemG Sacks
Deakin Population Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Eur J Clin Nutr 65:298-306. 2011....
- Obesity prevention: a proposed framework for translating evidence into actionB Swinburn
Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Obes Rev 6:23-33. 2005....
- Maintenance of traditional cultural orientation is associated with lower rates of obesity and sedentary behaviours among African migrant children to AustraliaA M N Renzaho
Faculty of Health Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 32:594-600. 2008..While the effects of socio-economic status on obesity are well established, the influence of cultural factors, including acculturation, is not known...
- Dusting off the epidemiological triad: could it work with obesity?G Egger
School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Obes Rev 4:115-9. 2003..It also highlights the need to intervene at all levels in obesity control and reduces the relevance of arguments about nature vs. nurture...
- How much physical activity is enough to prevent unhealthy weight gain? Outcome of the IASO 1st Stock Conference and consensus statementW H M Saris
Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute, Maastricht NUTRIM, University of Maastricht, Department of Human Biology, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Obes Rev 4:101-14. 2003..Settings in which these environmental changes can be implemented include the urban and transportation infrastructure, schools, and workplaces.'..
- A new approach to assessing the health benefit from obesity interventions in children and adolescents: the assessing cost-effectiveness in obesity projectM M Haby
Program Evaluation Unit, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Parkville Victoria, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1463-75. 2006....
- Dissecting obesogenic behaviours: the development and application of a test battery for targeting prescription for weight lossG Egger
Southern Cross University, Lismore NSW, Australia and Centre for Health Promotion and Research, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Obes Rev 8:481-6. 2007..This is based on total scores derived from measures of frequency, potential for change and potency of each item as a potential contributor to overweight...