B Swinburn

Summary

Affiliation: Deakin University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preventive strategies against weight gain and obesity
    B Swinburn
    Institution School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Rev 3:289-301. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Monitoring and benchmarking government policies and actions to improve the healthiness of food environments: a proposed Government Healthy Food Environment Policy Index
    B Swinburn
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 14:24-37. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint A proposed approach to monitor private-sector policies and practices related to food environments, obesity and non-communicable disease prevention
    G Sacks
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 14:38-48. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint INFORMAS (International Network for Food and Obesity/non-communicable diseases Research, Monitoring and Action Support): overview and key principles
    B Swinburn
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 14:1-12. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Government regulation to promote healthy food environments--a view from inside state governments
    J Shill
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 13:162-73. 2012
  6. doi request reprint 'Traffic-light' nutrition labelling and 'junk-food' tax: a modelled comparison of cost-effectiveness for obesity prevention
    G Sacks
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1001-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Progress on obesity prevention over 20 years in Australia and New Zealand
    B Swinburn
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 14:60-8. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of removing television advertising of high-fat and/or high-sugar food and beverages to Australian children
    A Magnus
    Health Economics Unit, Public Health Research, Evaluation and Policy Cluster, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:1094-102. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Obesity Policy Action framework and analysis grids for a comprehensive policy approach to reducing obesity
    G Sacks
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Rev 10:76-86. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Effects of TV time and other sedentary pursuits
    B Swinburn
    School of Exercise and Nutrition, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:S132-6. 2008

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Preventive strategies against weight gain and obesity
    B 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Monitoring and benchmarking government policies and actions to improve the healthiness of food environments: a proposed Government Healthy Food Environment Policy Index
    B Swinburn
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 14:24-37. 2013
    ..The Food-EPI will be pre-tested and piloted in countries of varying size and income levels. The benchmarking of government policy implementation has the potential to catalyse greater action to reduce obesity and NCDs. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint A proposed approach to monitor private-sector policies and practices related to food environments, obesity and non-communicable disease prevention
    G Sacks
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 14:38-48. 2013
    ..There is potential for this approach to enable national and international benchmarking of private-sector policies and practices, and to inform efforts to hold the private sector to account for their role in obesity and NCD prevention. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint INFORMAS (International Network for Food and Obesity/non-communicable diseases Research, Monitoring and Action Support): overview and key principles
    B Swinburn
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 14:1-12. 2013
    ..Through monitoring and benchmarking, INFORMAS will strengthen the accountability systems needed to help reduce the burden of obesity, NCDs and their related inequalities. ..
  5. doi request reprint Government regulation to promote healthy food environments--a view from inside state governments
    J Shill
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 13:162-73. 2012
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  6. doi request reprint 'Traffic-light' nutrition labelling and 'junk-food' tax: a modelled comparison of cost-effectiveness for obesity prevention
    G Sacks
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1001-9. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Progress on obesity prevention over 20 years in Australia and New Zealand
    B Swinburn
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 14:60-8. 2013
    ..However, despite multiple reports and strong advocacy, key recommended regulatory policies remain unimplemented, largely due to the private sector interests dominating public policy development...
  8. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of removing television advertising of high-fat and/or high-sugar food and beverages to Australian children
    A 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...
  9. doi request reprint Obesity Policy Action framework and analysis grids for a comprehensive policy approach to reducing obesity
    G 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...
  10. doi request reprint Effects of TV time and other sedentary pursuits
    B 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...
  11. doi request reprint Best practice principles for community-based obesity prevention: development, content and application
    L 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
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  12. doi request reprint Towards understanding the new food environment for refugees from the Horn of Africa in Australia
    A 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...
  13. doi request reprint Parental influence and obesity prevention in pre-schoolers: a systematic review of interventions
    H 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...
  14. pmc 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship between overweight and health-related quality of life in secondary school children in Fiji: results from a cross-sectional population-based study
    S Petersen
    1 Deakin Health Economics, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2 WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Clinical Sciences, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 38:539-46. 2014
    ..Although a generally low HRQoL among children in Fiji may be masking or overriding the potential effect of excess weight on HRQoL, socio-economic and/or socio-cultural factors, may help to explain these relationships. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Associations between obesogenic risk and depressive symptomatology in Australian adolescents: a cross-sectional study
    E Hoare
    Faculty of Health, School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:767-72. 2014
    ..This paper investigates the associations between obesity and related risk behaviours and depressive symptomatology in an Australian adolescent population...
  17. doi request reprint The appropriateness of opt-out consent for monitoring childhood obesity in Australia
    K Lacy
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Obes 7:e62-7. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint Applications of nutrient profiling: potential role in diet-related chronic disease prevention and the feasibility of a core nutrient-profiling system
    G Sacks
    Deakin Population Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:298-306. 2011
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  19. ncbi request reprint Obesity prevention: a proposed framework for translating evidence into action
    B Swinburn
    Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Rev 6:23-33. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint 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...
  21. doi request reprint Maintenance of traditional cultural orientation is associated with lower rates of obesity and sedentary behaviours among African migrant children to Australia
    A 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint How much physical activity is enough to prevent unhealthy weight gain? Outcome of the IASO 1st Stock Conference and consensus statement
    W 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.'..
  23. ncbi request reprint A new approach to assessing the health benefit from obesity interventions in children and adolescents: the assessing cost-effectiveness in obesity project
    M M Haby
    Program Evaluation Unit, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Parkville Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1463-75. 2006
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  24. ncbi request reprint Dissecting obesogenic behaviours: the development and application of a test battery for targeting prescription for weight loss
    G 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...