Chris Rissel

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Effectiveness of a resource on the Australian health care system among the Sydney Chinese-speaking community
    Myna Hua
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, Level 4 Queen Mary Building, Grose St, Camperdown, NSW 2050
    Promot Educ 9:98-100, 117, 126. 2002
  2. pmc Representations of cycling in metropolitan newspapers--changes over time and differences between Sydney and Melbourne, Australia
    Chris Rissel
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, University of Sydney, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown 2050, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:371. 2010
  3. pmc Exercise intervention to prevent falls and enhance mobility in community dwellers after stroke: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Catherine M Dean
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW 1825, Australia
    BMC Neurol 9:38. 2009
  4. ncbi Sex in Australia: first experiences of vaginal intercourse and oral sex among a representative sample of adults
    Chris E Rissel
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, and Australian Centre for Health Promotion, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:131-7. 2003
  5. pmc The effectiveness of community-based cycling promotion: findings from the Cycling Connecting Communities project in Sydney, Australia
    Chris E Rissel
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Hugh Jardine Building, Eastern Campus, Liverpool Hospital, Locked Mail Bag 7017, Liverpool BC 1871, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:8. 2010
  6. ncbi The use of a closed-circuit hospital television channel to promote health: the reach and appeal of RPAtv to patients and visitors
    Neil Orr
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:527-30. 2007
  7. ncbi Active travel: a climate change mitigation strategy with co-benefits for health
    Chris E Rissel
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service School of Public Health, University of Sydney
    N S W Public Health Bull 20:10-3. 2009
  8. ncbi Sex in Australia: attitudes towards sex in a representative sample of adults
    Chris E Rissel
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, and Australian Centre for Health Promotion, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:118-23. 2003
  9. ncbi Sex in Australia: selected characteristics of regular sexual relationships
    Chris E Rissel
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, and Australian Centre for Health Promotion, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:124-30. 2003
  10. ncbi Sex in Australia: experiences of commercial sex in a representative sample of adults
    Chris E Rissel
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, Australian Centre for Health Promotion, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:191-7. 2003

Detail Information

Publications82

  1. ncbi Effectiveness of a resource on the Australian health care system among the Sydney Chinese-speaking community
    Myna Hua
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, Level 4 Queen Mary Building, Grose St, Camperdown, NSW 2050
    Promot Educ 9:98-100, 117, 126. 2002
  2. pmc Representations of cycling in metropolitan newspapers--changes over time and differences between Sydney and Melbourne, Australia
    Chris Rissel
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, University of Sydney, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown 2050, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:371. 2010
    ..Newspaper reporting of cycling reflects and can influence public and policy maker attitudes towards resource allocation for cycling and cycling infrastructure, yet such coverage has not been systematically examined...
  3. pmc Exercise intervention to prevent falls and enhance mobility in community dwellers after stroke: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Catherine M Dean
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW 1825, Australia
    BMC Neurol 9:38. 2009
    ..This randomised controlled trial will investigate whether exercise can reduce fall rates and increase mobility and physical activity levels in stroke survivors...
  4. ncbi Sex in Australia: first experiences of vaginal intercourse and oral sex among a representative sample of adults
    Chris E Rissel
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, and Australian Centre for Health Promotion, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:131-7. 2003
    ..To describe the characteristics of Australian adults' first vaginal intercourse and contraceptive use on that occasion, as well as first oral sex...
  5. pmc The effectiveness of community-based cycling promotion: findings from the Cycling Connecting Communities project in Sydney, Australia
    Chris E Rissel
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Hugh Jardine Building, Eastern Campus, Liverpool Hospital, Locked Mail Bag 7017, Liverpool BC 1871, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:8. 2010
    ..However, this community based intervention with limited funding had very limited reach into the community and did not increase population cycling levels...
  6. ncbi The use of a closed-circuit hospital television channel to promote health: the reach and appeal of RPAtv to patients and visitors
    Neil Orr
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:527-30. 2007
    ..However, its effectiveness as a vehicle for health promotion could be somewhat limited. Any health education-focused objectives of similar channels need to be realistic about the extent of likely increases in health knowledge...
  7. ncbi Active travel: a climate change mitigation strategy with co-benefits for health
    Chris E Rissel
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service School of Public Health, University of Sydney
    N S W Public Health Bull 20:10-3. 2009
    ..This article summarises a number of NSW active travel initiatives. Despite some positive steps in NSW, other Australian states have invested far more and can demonstrate greater changes in travel behaviour...
  8. ncbi Sex in Australia: attitudes towards sex in a representative sample of adults
    Chris E Rissel
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, and Australian Centre for Health Promotion, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:118-23. 2003
    ..To describe social attitudes towards sex of Australian adults and correlates of a scale of sexual liberalism...
  9. ncbi Sex in Australia: selected characteristics of regular sexual relationships
    Chris E Rissel
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, and Australian Centre for Health Promotion, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:124-30. 2003
    ..To describe selected characteristics of Australian adults' regular or ongoing sexual relationships...
  10. ncbi Sex in Australia: experiences of commercial sex in a representative sample of adults
    Chris E Rissel
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, Australian Centre for Health Promotion, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:191-7. 2003
    ..To describe the characteristics of Australian adults' experience of commercial sex...
  11. ncbi Parenting style and dietary behaviour of young children. Findings from the Healthy Beginnings Trial
    Huilan Xu
    Health Promotion Service, South Western Sydney and Sydney Local Health Districts, Level 9, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Appetite 71:171-7. 2013
    ..Interventions which target parental self-efficacy and parenting style may improve eating habits of young children, and contribute to childhood obesity prevention...
  12. pmc Effectiveness of home based early intervention on children's BMI at age 2: randomised controlled trial
    Li Ming Wen
    School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMJ 344:e3732. 2012
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a home based early intervention on children's body mass index (BMI) at age 2...
  13. doi "Where have all the bicycles gone?" Are bicycle sales in Australia translated into health-enhancing levels of bicycle usage?
    Adrian Bauman
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, 2006 NSW, Australia
    Prev Med 54:145-7. 2012
    ..To explore whether the reported increase in bicycle sales in Australia is corroborated by increases in numbers of cyclists...
  14. pmc Utilization of a population health survey in policy and practice: a case study
    Rachel Laws
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, 2006, NSW, Australia
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:4. 2013
    ....
  15. pmc Awareness of breastfeeding recommendations and duration of breastfeeding: findings from the Healthy Beginnings Trial
    Li Ming Wen
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 7:223-9. 2012
    ..This study sought to determine whether awareness of the recommendation to breastfeed exclusively to age 6 months and intention to meet this recommendation are translated into breastfeeding practice...
  16. ncbi Current cycling, bicycle path use, and willingness to cycle more-findings from a community survey of cycling in southwest sydney, australia
    Chris Rissel
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 7:267-72. 2010
    ..A population survey of cycling and physical activity was conducted as part of the baseline evaluation of a new intervention research project (Cycling Connecting Communities)...
  17. ncbi Evaluation of a feasibility study addressing risk factors for childhood obesity through home visits
    Li Ming Wen
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:577-81. 2009
    ..This pilot study aimed to explore the feasibility of addressing risk factors for childhood obesity through a home-based early intervention program...
  18. ncbi Weight status, modes of travel to school and screen time: a cross-sectional survey of children aged 10-13 years in Sydney
    Li Ming Wen
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia and Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, NSW, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 21:57-63. 2010
    ..The relationship between weight status and modes of travel to school and screen time of children is not clearly understood. This study aims to explore these relationships of Australian children aged 10-13 years...
  19. ncbi Increasing active travel to school: are we on the right track? A cluster randomised controlled trial from Sydney, Australia
    Li Ming Wen
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service Level 9, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050 Australia
    Prev Med 47:612-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a program to increase walking to and from school...
  20. ncbi Factors associated with children being driven to school: implications for walk to school programs
    Li Ming Wen
    Health Promotion Unit, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Level 9, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    Health Educ Res 23:325-34. 2008
    ..To be effective, walk to school programs need to address the link between parent journey to work and student journey to school...
  21. doi Effectiveness of an early intervention on infant feeding practices and "tummy time": a randomized controlled trial
    Li Ming Wen
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:701-7. 2011
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a home-based early intervention on infant feeding practices and "tummy time" for infants in the first year of life...
  22. doi Can a motivational intervention overcome an unsupportive environment for walking--findings from the Step-by-Step Study
    Dafna Merom
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 38:137-46. 2009
    ..Interventions to promote walking have rarely examined how their effects varied by the attributes of the physical environment...
  23. pmc Measuring workplace travel behaviour: validity and reliability of survey questions
    Nicholas A Petrunoff
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney and South Western Sydney Local Health Districts, Level 9 North, King George V Building, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Environ Public Health 2013:423035. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the (previously untested) reliability and validity of survey questions commonly used to assess travel mode and travel time...
  24. pmc Temporal trends in non-occupational sedentary behaviours from Australian Time Use Surveys 1992, 1997 and 2006
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:76. 2012
    ..This study used time use data to examine population trends in sedentary behaviours in non-occupational domains and more specifically during leisure time...
  25. ncbi Staff walking program: a quasi-experimental trial of maintenance newsletters to maintain walking following a pedometer program
    Janelle Borg
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 21:26-32. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the effect of enhancement of this program over an additional nine months in a workplace...
  26. doi Family functioning and obesity risk behaviors: implications for early obesity intervention
    Li Ming Wen
    Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1252-8. 2011
    ..Overweight and obesity interventions should consider addressing family functioning...
  27. doi Smoking status and factors associated with smoking of first-time mothers during pregnancy and postpartum: findings from the Healthy Beginnings Trial
    Huilan Xu
    Health Promotion Service, South Western Sydney and Sydney Local Health Districts, Level 9, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Matern Child Health J 17:1151-7. 2013
    ..Smoking cessation programs should not only focus on smoking in pregnancy, but also address other risk factors, particularly in postpartum women and their partners...
  28. doi The relationships between active transport to work or school and cardiovascular health or body weight: a systematic review
    Huilan Xu
    Health Promotion Service, South Western Sydney and Sydney Local Health Districts, NSW Health, Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:298-315. 2013
    ..Further research is needed to examine the effect of active transport on health using stronger research designs, including randomized controlled trials or longitudinal studies. ..
  29. ncbi Healthy Beginnings Trial Phase 2 study: follow-up and cost-effectiveness analysis
    Li Ming Wen
    School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, 2006, Australia
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:396-401. 2012
    ....
  30. pmc Early intervention of multiple home visits to prevent childhood obesity in a disadvantaged population: a home-based randomised controlled trial (Healthy Beginnings Trial)
    Li Ming Wen
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:76. 2007
    ....
  31. doi Mothers' awareness of their weight status and concern about their children being overweight: findings from first-time mothers in south-west Sydney
    Li Ming Wen
    School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney and Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:293-7. 2010
    ..To assess mothers' awareness of their weight status and to investigate whether this awareness influences mothers' concerns about their child being overweight or obese...
  32. ncbi Active commuting to school among NSW primary school children: implications for public health
    Dafna Merom
    NSW Centre for Physical Activity and Health, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Health Place 12:678-87. 2006
    ..Frequent walking/cycling (5 trips, 37%) was associated with child's level of independence and the perceived benefits of active commuting. Behaviour change in this setting requires multi-level strategies...
  33. ncbi The role of ethnicity in determining access to and acceptability of home visiting for early childhood health and wellbeing
    Li Ming Wen
    Sydney South West Area Health Service, Health Promotion Service, L9 North KGV Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:132-9. 2007
    ..For home visiting to be effective in promoting child health, these factors must be considered...
  34. ncbi Workplace nutrition and physical activity promotion at Liverpool Hospital
    Isabel Hess
    NSW Department of Health and Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool BC, NSW
    Health Promot J Austr 22:44-50. 2011
    ..This paper evaluates the effectiveness of a workplace intervention in a hospital setting in Australia...
  35. ncbi Inverse associations between cycling to work, public transport, and overweight and obesity: findings from a population based study in Australia
    Li Ming Wen
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Level 9, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Prev Med 46:29-32. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between various modes of transport to work and overweight and obesity, in men and women...
  36. doi Developing a hospital travel plan: process and baseline findings from a western Sydney hospital
    Nick Petrunoff
    Health Promotion Service, South Western Sydney and Sydney Local Health Districts, Level 9 North, King George V Building, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia Email
    Aust Health Rev 37:579-84. 2013
    ..To describe the development of a hospital travel plan and report baseline findings...
  37. pmc Travel mode and physical activity at Sydney University
    Chris Rissel
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:3563-77. 2013
    ..Strategies to achieve this are discussed. ..
  38. pmc Policy and practice impacts of applied research: a case study analysis of the New South Wales Health Promotion Demonstration Research Grants Scheme 2000-2006
    Andrew J Milat
    Centre for Epidemiology and Evidence, NSW Ministry of Health, Locked Mail Bag 961, North Sydney, NSW 2059, Australia
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:5. 2013
    ....
  39. pmc Is there a role for workplaces in reducing employees' driving to work? Findings from a cross-sectional survey from inner-west Sydney, Australia
    Li Ming Wen
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:50. 2010
    ..This study explores the potential for workplaces to reduce employees' driving to work in order to inform the development of workplace interventions for promoting active travel...
  40. ncbi A validation study of assessing physical activity and sedentary behavior in children aged 3 to 5 years
    Li Ming Wen
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 22:408-20. 2010
    ....
  41. doi Who is NOT likely to access the Internet for health information? Findings from first-time mothers in southwest Sydney, Australia
    Li Ming Wen
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Int J Med Inform 80:406-11. 2011
    ..This study aimed to explore inequities in access to online health information and its relation to socioeconomic status, and to inform the development of the use of the Internet for health promotion...
  42. ncbi Evaluation of a comprehensive tobacco control project targeting Arabic-speakers residing in south west Sydney, Australia
    Andrew Perusco
    Sydney South West Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Health Promot Int 25:153-65. 2010
    ..1% at baseline to 74.9% at post (p < 0.05). This paper contributes evidence that comprehensive SMCs targeting CALD populations can reduce smoking prevalence and influence smoking norms in CALD populations...
  43. ncbi Process evaluation of the New South Wales Walk Safely to School Day
    Dafna Merom
    NSW Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 16:100-6. 2005
    ..Concerns about the contribution of lower physical activity by children on levels of childhood obesity have driven the search for interventions that encourage lifestyle physical activity by school-aged children...
  44. ncbi Promoting active transport in a workplace setting: evaluation of a pilot study in Australia
    Li Ming Wen
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, Level 9 North, King George V Building, Missenden Road Camperdown NSW 2050, Australia
    Health Promot Int 20:123-33. 2005
    ..However, before these findings are widely applied, the intervention needs to be tested in a controlled study with a larger sample size...
  45. ncbi Promoting walking with pedometers in the community: the step-by-step trial
    Dafna Merom
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 32:290-7. 2007
    ..Pedometers have been identified as a potential motivational aid for increasing physical activity, but their efficacy has not been demonstrated in a community-based, nonclinical sample...
  46. ncbi Incidental and planned exercise questionnaire for seniors: validity and responsiveness
    Dafna Merom
    1School of Science and Health, University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown, AUSTRALIA 2Neuroscience Research Australia NeuRA, University of NSW, Sydney, AUSTRALIA 3School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, AUSTRALIA 4Health Promotion Service, Clinical Support Division Western, Sydney, AUSTRALIA 5Centre for Health Advancement, NSW Health Department, Liverpool, AUSTRALIA and 6Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:947-54. 2014
    ..This study assessed the criterion validity and responsiveness of the Incidental and Planned Exercise Questionnaire (IPEQ) specifically developed for aging research...
  47. ncbi Research to practice: application of an evidence-building framework to a childhood obesity prevention initiative in New South Wales
    Chris Rissel
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 23:16-24. 2012
    ....
  48. ncbi Knowledge of STIs and blood-borne viruses among Vietnamese men in metropolitan Sydney
    Catherine C O'Connor
    Sexual Health Service, Community Health Facility, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Camperdown, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:464-7. 2007
    ..To describe the sexual health knowledge of a group of Vietnamese men living in inner urban Sydney in order to assist with future program planning...
  49. ncbi Community involvement and self-rated health status: findings from a cross-sectional survey in Central Sydney
    Li Ming Wen
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service
    N S W Public Health Bull 14:213-7. 2003
  50. ncbi The Australian study of health and relationships: results for central Sydney, inner-eastern Sydney, and New South Wales
    Chris Rissel
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 14:133-43; discussion 143-4. 2003
  51. ncbi Correlates of body mass index and overweight and obesity of children aged 2 years: findings from the healthy beginnings trial
    Li Ming Wen
    Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Health Promotion Service, South Western Sydney and Sydney Local Health Districts, New South Wales, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:1723-30. 2014
    ..We sought to determine early life factors that predict body mass index (BMI) and overweight/obesity of children aged 2 years...
  52. pmc Can social dancing prevent falls in older adults? a protocol of the Dance, Aging, Cognition, Economics (DAnCE) fall prevention randomised controlled trial
    Dafna Merom
    School of Science and Health, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:477. 2013
    ..This study aims to determine whether participation in social dancing: i) reduces the number of falls; and ii) improves cognitive functions associated with fall risk in older people...
  53. pmc Two pilot studies of the effect of bicycling on balance and leg strength among older adults
    Chris Rissel
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Environ Public Health 2013:686412. 2013
    ..Study 1 examines whether age-related declines in balance are moderated by bicycling. Study 2 tests whether regular cycling can increase leg strength and improve balance...
  54. pmc Factors influencing participant enrolment in a diabetes prevention program in general practice: lessons from the Sydney diabetes prevention program
    Rachel A Laws
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:822. 2012
    ..This study examines the predictors of enrolment in the Sydney Diabetes Prevention Program (SDPP), a community-based diabetes prevention program conducted in general practice, New South Wales, Australia from 2008-2011...
  55. pmc The effect of walking on falls in older people: the 'Easy Steps to Health' randomized controlled trial study protocol
    Alexander Voukelatos
    Health Promotion Service, Clinical Support Division Western, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:888. 2011
    ....
  56. pmc Intention to breastfeed and awareness of health recommendations: findings from first-time mothers in southwest Sydney, Australia
    Li Ming Wen
    School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia
    Int Breastfeed J 4:9. 2009
    ....
  57. doi Maternal smoking, weight status and dietary behaviours during pregnancy: findings from first-time mothers in south-west Sydney, Australia
    Li M Wen
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 51:31-7. 2011
    ..Few studies have been conducted examining the relationship between maternal smoking, weight status and dietary behaviours during pregnancy...
  58. doi Maternal "junk food" diet during pregnancy as a predictor of high birthweight: findings from the healthy beginnings trial
    Li Ming Wen
    School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Birth 40:46-51. 2013
    ..This study sought to determine whether maternal "junk food" diet (energy-dense, nutrient-poor) predicts high birthweight in first-time mothers in southwest Sydney, Australia...
  59. ncbi Supported playgroups as a setting for promoting physical activity of young children: findings from a feasibility study in south-west Sydney, Australia
    Danielle Weber
    Health Promotion Service, South West Sydney and Sydney Local Health Districts, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 50:301-5. 2014
    ..This study examined the feasibility of the supported playgroups (SPGs) setting to promote physical activity among young children and increase staff and parental knowledge of the physical activity recommendations for young children...
  60. doi Translating research for evidence-based public health: key concepts and future directions
    Lucie Rychetnik
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:1187-92. 2012
    ..Finally, an integrated framework is presented to illustrate the relationship between these domains, and priority areas for further development and empirical research are identified...
  61. pmc Tobacco promotion 'below-the-line': exposure among adolescents and young adults in NSW, Australia
    Donna A Perez
    Cancer Institute NSW, Eveleigh, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:429. 2012
    ....
  62. ncbi The possible effect on frequency of cycling if mandatory bicycle helmet legislation was repealed in Sydney, Australia: a cross sectional survey
    Chris Rissel
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 22:178-83. 2011
    ..Australia has national, state and city targets to increase levels of cycling. The possible effect of repealing mandatory bicycle helmet legislation on the frequency of cycling in Sydney is examined...
  63. ncbi Exposure-based cycling crash, near miss and injury rates: the Safer Cycling Prospective Cohort Study protocol
    Roslyn G Poulos
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Inj Prev 18:e1. 2012
    ..However, safety concerns are among the frequently cited barriers to cycling. In Australia, there are no exposure-based measures of the rates of crash or 'near miss' experienced by cyclists...
  64. pmc Dietary behaviours during pregnancy: findings from first-time mothers in southwest Sydney, Australia
    Li Ming Wen
    School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:13. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  65. ncbi Knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of caregivers regarding children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke among Arabic and Vietnamese-speaking communities in Sydney, Australia
    Tanya Jochelson
    Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, L4 Queen Mary Building, Grose Street, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Ethn Health 8:339-51. 2003
    ....
  66. ncbi "It's not an issue at the moment": a qualitative study of mothers about childhood obesity
    Katharina Zehle
    Health Promotion Unit, Sydney South West Area Health Service, NSW Australia
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:36-41. 2007
    ..To explore childhood obesity through mothers' perceptions, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors...
  67. pmc Time spent playing outdoors after school and its relationship with independent mobility: a cross-sectional survey of children aged 10-12 years in Sydney, Australia
    Li Ming Wen
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Syndey, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:15. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  68. pmc The Early Prevention of Obesity in CHildren (EPOCH) Collaboration--an individual patient data prospective meta-analysis
    Lisa M Askie
    NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:728. 2010
    ..This methodology minimises the publication and selection bias often associated with a retrospective meta-analysis by allowing hypotheses, analysis methods and selection criteria to be specified a priori...
  69. ncbi Health promotion and secondary prevention: response to Milat, O'Hara and Develin
    Denise Fry
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, New South
    Health Promot J Austr 21:86-91. 2010
    ..The paper concludes that, given current resources, the best use of Australia's specialist health promotion workforce is in 'upstream' programs that can benefit the whole population as well as those at risk of Type 2 diabetes...
  70. ncbi The impact of compulsory cycle helmet legislation on cyclist head injuries in New South Wales, Australia: a rejoinder
    Chris Rissel
    University of Sydney, School of Public Health, Medical Foundation Building K25, Level 2, 92 94 Paramatta Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 45:107-9. 2012
    ..The extent to which helmet legislation deters people from cycling is discussed...
  71. ncbi The Bangkok Charter for Health Promotion in a Globalized World: what is it all about?
    Chris Rissel
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service
    N S W Public Health Bull 16:156-8. 2005
  72. ncbi Cycling and health: an opportunity for positive change?
    Adrian E Bauman
    Med J Aust 190:347-8. 2009
  73. doi Pregnant smokers are receptive to smoking cessation advice and use of nicotine replacement therapy
    Karen Bedford
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:424-6. 2008
    ..These results provide strong support for a comprehensive cessation strategy implemented in antenatal clinics...
  74. pmc Female employees' perceptions of organisational support for breastfeeding at work: findings from an Australian health service workplace
    Danielle Weber
    Health Promotion Service, Hugh Jardine Building, Eastern Campus Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
    Int Breastfeed J 6:19. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  75. ncbi What price petrol?
    Chris Rissel
    Health Promot J Austr 17:3-4. 2006
  76. ncbi Who does not know that tobacco causes 80% of drug-related deaths?
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