Anna Timperio

Summary

Affiliation: Deakin University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity beliefs and behaviours among adults attempting weight control
    A Timperio
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:81-7. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Perceptions about the local neighborhood and walking and cycling among children
    Anna Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    Prev Med 38:39-47. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Do logbooks influence recall of physical activity in validation studies?
    Anna Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1181-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of local neighbourhood environments and their relationship to childhood overweight and obesity
    A Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:170-5. 2005
  5. 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
  6. pmc The neighborhood social environment and body mass index among youth: a mediation analysis
    Jenny Veitch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:31. 2012
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Longitudinal examination of the family food environment and weight status among children
    Abbie MacFarlane
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:343-52. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Walking and cycling to school: predictors of increases among children and adolescents
    Clare Hume
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 36:195-200. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Are children and adolescents less active if parents restrict their physical activity and active transport due to perceived risk?
    Alison Carver
    Deakin University, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 70:1799-805. 2010

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Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity beliefs and behaviours among adults attempting weight control
    A Timperio
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:81-7. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Perceptions about the local neighborhood and walking and cycling among children
    Anna Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    Prev Med 38:39-47. 2004
    ..This study examined associations between perceptions of the local neighborhood and walking and cycling among children...
  3. ncbi request reprint Do logbooks influence recall of physical activity in validation studies?
    Anna Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1181-6. 2004
    ..To examine whether physical activity logbooks influence estimates of validity of 7-d recall physical activity questionnaires...
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of local neighbourhood environments and their relationship to childhood overweight and obesity
    A Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:170-5. 2005
    ..To examine associations between parent and child perceptions of the local neighbourhood and overweight/obesity among children aged 5-6 and 10-12 y...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc The neighborhood social environment and body mass index among youth: a mediation analysis
    Jenny Veitch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:31. 2012
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Longitudinal examination of the family food environment and weight status among children
    Abbie MacFarlane
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:343-52. 2009
    ..To examine whether aspects of the family food environment were associated with body mass index (BMI) z-score and weight status in children, cross-sectionally and prospectively over 3 years...
  9. doi request reprint Walking and cycling to school: predictors of increases among children and adolescents
    Clare Hume
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 36:195-200. 2009
    ..This study examined predictors of increases in children's and adolescents' active commuting (walking or cycling) to/from school over a 2-year period...
  10. doi request reprint Are children and adolescents less active if parents restrict their physical activity and active transport due to perceived risk?
    Alison Carver
    Deakin University, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 70:1799-805. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and depressive symptoms among adolescents
    Clare Hume
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 8:152-6. 2011
    ..This study examined cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between physical activity, sedentary behavior, and depressive symptoms among adolescents...
  12. pmc How does perceived risk mediate associations between perceived safety and parental restriction of adolescents' physical activity in their neighborhood?
    Alison Carver
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:57. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine perceived risk as a potential mediator of associations between perceived safety/victimization and constrained behavior...
  13. pmc Are safety-related features of the road environment associated with smaller declines in physical activity among youth?
    Alison Carver
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    J Urban Health 87:29-43. 2010
    ..Passive road safety interventions may promote AT and physical activity among less active girls, in particular...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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
    ....
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of neighborhood safety and physical activity among youth: the CLAN study
    Alison Carver
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 5:430-44. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine associations between perceptions of neighborhood safety and physical activity among youth...
  19. doi request reprint Do features of public open spaces vary between urban and rural areas?
    Jenny Veitch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Prev Med 56:107-11. 2013
    ..Most park-based research has been conducted in urban settings with few studies examining rural parks. This study examined differences in features of parks in urban compared with rural areas...
  20. doi request reprint Tracking of children's body-mass index, television viewing and dietary intake over five-years
    Natalie Pearson
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
    Prev Med 53:268-70. 2011
    ..To examine the tracking of children's body mass index, television viewing, and dietary intake over five-years...
  21. ncbi request reprint Associations among individual, social, and environmental barriers and children's walking or cycling to school
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 22:107-13. 2007
    ..To examine associations among individual, social, and environmental barriers and children's walking or cycling to school...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Urban-rural comparison of weight status among women and children living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods
    Verity Cleland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 192:137-40. 2010
    ..To compare the weight status of women and children living in socioeconomically disadvantaged rural and urban neighbourhoods in Victoria...
  24. ncbi request reprint Trends in children's physical activity and weight status in high and low socio-economic status areas of Melbourne, Victoria, 1985-2001
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:337-42. 2005
    ..To examine trends in active transport to and from school, in school sport and physical education (PE), and in weight status among children from high and low socio-economic status (SES) areas in Melbourne, Victoria, between 1985 and 2001...
  25. doi request reprint Are perceptions of the physical and social environment associated with mothers' walking for leisure and for transport? A longitudinal study
    Verity J Cleland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood 3125, Victoria, Australia
    Prev Med 47:188-93. 2008
    ..This study aimed to cross-sectionally and prospectively examine whether local physical and social environments were associated with mothers' walking for leisure and for transport...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Is the neighbourhood environment associated with sedentary behaviour outside of school hours among children?
    Jenny Veitch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Burwood, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 41:333-41. 2011
    ..Little is known about neighbourhood environments and children's sedentary behaviour outside school hours...
  29. ncbi request reprint Parental concerns about childhood obesity and the strategies employed to prevent unhealthy weight gain in children
    David Crawford
    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 9:889-95. 2006
    ....
  30. doi request reprint 5-year changes in afterschool physical activity and sedentary behavior
    Lauren Arundell
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research C PAN, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 44:605-11. 2013
    ..The afterschool period holds promise for the promotion of physical activity, yet little is known about the importance of this period as children age...
  31. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of the family physical activity environment and physical activity among youth
    Verity Cleland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 25:159-67. 2011
    ..This study aimed to examine the longitudinal relationship between the family environment and PA among youth...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc What factors are associated with adolescents' school break time physical activity and sedentary time?
    Nicola D Ridgers
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research C PAN, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e56838. 2013
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Neighborhood characteristics and TV viewing in youth: nothing to do but watch TV?
    Anna Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 15:122-8. 2012
    ..This study examined cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between perceived and objective measures of the physical and social neighborhood environment and TV viewing among children and adolescents...
  35. ncbi request reprint Association of family environment with children's television viewing and with low level of physical activity
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Res 13:1939-51. 2005
    ..This study examined associations between the family environment and children's television (TV) viewing and likelihood of being low-active...
  36. ncbi request reprint Dog ownership, dog walking, and children's and parents' physical activity
    Jo Salmon
    Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research at Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Res Q Exerc Sport 81:264-71. 2010
    ..Promoting dog ownership and dog walking among children and as a family are potential strategies for increasing PA participation in some families...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, trends and environmental influences on child and youth physical activity
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Med Sport Sci 50:183-99. 2007
    ..Prospective studies are needed to establish temporal relationships between the social and physical environment and child and youth PA...
  39. pmc Are independent mobility and territorial range associated with park visitation among youth?
    Jenny Veitch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:73. 2014
    ..This study examined park visitation and travel mode to parks and whether independent mobility and territorial range were associated with park visitation among youth living in disadvantaged areas of Victoria, Australia...
  40. pmc Agreement between activPAL and ActiGraph for assessing children's sedentary time
    Nicola D Ridgers
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood 3125 Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:15. 2012
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Playing it safe: the influence of neighbourhood safety on children's physical activity. A review
    Alison Carver
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Vic, Australia
    Health Place 14:217-27. 2008
    ..A research agenda is suggested for further study of perceived and objective measures of neighbourhood safety and their associations with children's physical activity...
  42. ncbi request reprint Is dog ownership or dog walking associated with weight status in children and their parents?
    Anna Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria
    Health Promot J Austr 19:60-3. 2008
    ..This study examined associations between dog ownership, frequency of dog walking and weight status among children and their parents...
  43. pmc A natural experiment to examine the impact of park renewal on park-use and park-based physical activity in a disadvantaged neighbourhood: the REVAMP study methods
    Jenny Veitch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:600. 2014
    ..This paper describes the methods of the REVAMP study...
  44. doi request reprint Five-year changes in school recess and lunchtime and the contribution to children's daily physical activity
    Nicola D Ridgers
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 46:741-6. 2012
    ..To investigate the longitudinal changes in children's recess and lunchtime physical activity levels and in the contribution of recess and lunchtime to daily physical activity levels over 5 years among 5-6- and 10-12-year olds...
  45. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity participation among children and adolescents
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Epidemiol Rev 29:144-59. 2007
    ..Further evidence of the effectiveness of interventions promoting young people's physical activity in family and community settings is needed...
  46. 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:..
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. doi request reprint A prospective examination of children's time spent outdoors, objectively measured physical activity and overweight
    V Cleland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1685-93. 2008
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Predictors of time spent outdoors among children: 5-year longitudinal findings
    V Cleland
    Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood 3125, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:400-6. 2010
    ..This study aimed to understand individual, social and physical environmental influences on longitudinal changes in urban children's time outdoors...
  51. doi request reprint Validity of a brief self-report instrument for assessing compliance with physical activity guidelines amongst adolescents
    Nicola D Ridgers
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 15:136-41. 2012
    ....
  52. 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...
  53. doi request reprint Family food involvement and frequency of family dinner meals among Australian children aged 10-12years. Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations with dietary patterns
    Rebecca M Leech
    The Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research C PAN, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood 3125, Australia Electronic address
    Appetite 75:64-70. 2014
    ..Involvement in family food and eating dinner with the family during late childhood may have a positive influence on dietary patterns of boys. No evidence was found to suggest the effects on dietary patterns persist into adolescence. ..
  54. doi request reprint A hitchhiker's guide to assessing sedentary behaviour among young people: deciding what method to use
    Louise L Hardy
    Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 16:28-35. 2013
    ..To provide a user's guide for selecting an appropriate method to assess sedentary behaviours among children and adolescents...
  55. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of a physical activity recall instrument among overweight and non-overweight men and women
    A Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 6:477-91. 2003
    ..However, the ability to measure PA by self-report may vary by weight status...
  56. ncbi request reprint Development of a reliable measure of walking within and outside the local neighborhood: RESIDE's Neighborhood Physical Activity Questionnaire
    Billie Giles-Corti
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western 6009, Australia
    Prev Med 42:455-9. 2006
    ..The RESIDential Environment project (RESIDE) is a longitudinal study evaluating the impact of a new residential design code on walking...
  57. ncbi request reprint Understanding physical activity environmental correlates: increased specificity for ecological models
    Billie Giles-Corti
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 33:175-81. 2005
    ..This selective review examines whether the predictive capacity of these models could be improved if behavior-specific measures of the environment were used to predict context-specific behaviors...
  58. ncbi request reprint Can the impact on health of a government policy designed to create more liveable neighbourhoods be evaluated? An overview of the RESIDential Environment Project
    Billie Giles-Corti
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 18:238-42. 2007
    ..This paper describes the RESIDential Environment Project's study design and discusses how various methodological challenges were overcome...
  59. pmc Understanding dog owners' increased levels of physical activity: results from RESIDE
    Hayley Cutt
    The RESIDE Project, School of Population Health M707, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Am J Public Health 98:66-9. 2008
    ..05). Dog ownership was independently associated with physical activity and walking. Actively encouraging more dog walking may increase community physical activity levels...
  60. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the implementation of a state government community design policy aimed at increasing local walking: design issues and baseline results from RESIDE, Perth Western Australia
    Billie Giles-Corti
    School of Population Health, UWA, Crawley, Western Australia
    Prev Med 46:46-54. 2008
    ..To describe the design and baseline results of an evaluation of the Western Australian government's pedestrian-friendly subdivision design code (Liveable Neighborhood (LN) Guidelines)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Behavior and beliefs related to dietary fat are influenced by weight-control status
    Anna Timperio
    Department of Public Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:88-91. 2002
  62. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for surgically treated benign prostatic hyperplasia in Western Australia
    Lin Fritschi
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Public Health 121:781-9. 2007
    ..To determine the relationship between personal, hormonal and lifestyle risk factors and surgically treated benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...