L E Thornton

Summary

Affiliation: Deakin University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Association between fast food purchasing and the local food environment
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Nutr Diabetes 2:e53. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Employment status, residential and workplace food environments: associations with women's eating behaviours
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Australia Electronic address
    Health Place 24:80-9. 2013
  3. pmc Does parkland influence walking? The relationship between area of parkland and walking trips in Melbourne, Australia
    Tania L King
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:115. 2012
  4. pmc Does the availability of snack foods in supermarkets vary internationally?
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne Burwood Campus, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Melbourne 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:56. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Who is eating where? Findings from the SocioEconomic Status and Activity in Women (SESAW) study
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 14:523-31. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Do food and physical activity environments vary between disadvantaged urban and rural areas? Findings from the READI Study
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria
    Health Promot J Austr 23:153-6. 2012
  7. pmc Does the choice of neighbourhood supermarket access measure influence associations with individual-level fruit and vegetable consumption? A case study from Glasgow
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    Int J Health Geogr 11:29. 2012
  8. pmc The availability of snack food displays that may trigger impulse purchases in Melbourne supermarkets
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne Burwood Campus, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:194. 2012
  9. pmc Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to assess the role of the built environment in influencing obesity: a glossary
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:71. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Individual and area-level socioeconomic associations with fast food purchasing
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:873-80. 2011

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Association between fast food purchasing and the local food environment
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Nutr Diabetes 2:e53. 2012
    ..35; 95% CI 1.00-1.82) however no association was found for frequent purchasing.Conclusion:Our study provides some evidence to suggest that healthier food environments may discourage fast food purchasing...
  2. doi request reprint Employment status, residential and workplace food environments: associations with women's eating behaviours
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Australia Electronic address
    Health Place 24:80-9. 2013
    ..Policies focused on supportive environments should consider commercial areas as well as residential neighbourhoods. ..
  3. pmc Does parkland influence walking? The relationship between area of parkland and walking trips in Melbourne, Australia
    Tania L King
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:115. 2012
    ..Little previous research has been conducted in this area, and results of existing research have been mixed...
  4. pmc Does the availability of snack foods in supermarkets vary internationally?
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne Burwood Campus, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Melbourne 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:56. 2013
    ..This study assessed variations in the display of snack foods and soft drinks within a sample of supermarkets across eight countries...
  5. ncbi request reprint Who is eating where? Findings from the SocioEconomic Status and Activity in Women (SESAW) study
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 14:523-31. 2011
    ..Foods prepared outside of the home have been linked to less-than-ideal nutrient profiles for health. We examine whether the locations where meals are prepared and consumed are associated with socio-economic predictors among women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Do food and physical activity environments vary between disadvantaged urban and rural areas? Findings from the READI Study
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria
    Health Promot J Austr 23:153-6. 2012
    ..This study investigated whether the presence and density of environmental amenities related to physical activity and eating behaviours differs between socioeconomically disadvantaged urban and rural areas in Victoria, Australia...
  7. pmc Does the choice of neighbourhood supermarket access measure influence associations with individual-level fruit and vegetable consumption? A case study from Glasgow
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    Int J Health Geogr 11:29. 2012
    ..This study examines the most commonly applied measures of locational access to assess whether associations between supermarket access and fruit and vegetable consumption are affected by the choice of access measure and scale...
  8. pmc The availability of snack food displays that may trigger impulse purchases in Melbourne supermarkets
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne Burwood Campus, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:194. 2012
    ..We aimed to examine the availability of snack food displays at checkouts, end-of-aisle displays and island displays in major supermarket chains in the least and most socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods of Melbourne...
  9. pmc Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to assess the role of the built environment in influencing obesity: a glossary
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:71. 2011
    ..As a case study, we draw on aspects the food and physical activity environments as they might apply to obesity, to define key GIS terms related to data collection, concepts, and the measurement of environmental features...
  10. doi request reprint Individual and area-level socioeconomic associations with fast food purchasing
    Lukar E Thornton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:873-80. 2011
    ..This study examines both individual- and area-level socioeconomic characteristics and their independent associations with chain-brand fast food purchasing...
  11. 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
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