Kristiann C Heesch

Summary

Affiliation: Queensland University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cycling for transport and recreation: Associations with socio-economic position, environmental perceptions, and psychological disposition
    Kristiann C Heesch
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4049, Australia Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4049, Australia Electronic address
    Prev Med 63:29-35. 2014
  2. pmc Gender differences in recreational and transport cycling: a cross-sectional mixed-methods comparison of cycling patterns, motivators, and constraints
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Queensland University of Technology, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and the School of Public Health and Social Work, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:106. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Dose-response relationships between physical activity, walking and health-related quality of life in mid-age and older women
    Kristiann C Heesch
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:670-7. 2012
  4. pmc Cyclists' experiences of harassment from motorists: findings from a survey of cyclists in Queensland, Australia
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Prev Med 53:417-20. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Incidence, severity and correlates of bicycling injuries in a sample of cyclists in Queensland, Australia
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Brisbane, QLD 4059, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 43:2085-92. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Are Active Australia physical activity questions valid for older adults?
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Queensland University of Technology, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and School of Public Health, Victoria Park Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 14:233-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Concurrent and prospective associations between physical activity, walking and mental health in older women
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Public Health, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:807-13. 2011
  8. pmc What do IPAQ questions mean to older adults? Lessons from cognitive interviews
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Queensland University of Technology, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and the School of Public Health, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:35. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Physical activity in three regional communities in Queensland
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 21:112-20. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Associations between demographic, perceptual, and behavioral factors and support for policies encouraging active transport
    Kristiann C Heesch
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 4:261-77. 2007

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Cycling for transport and recreation: Associations with socio-economic position, environmental perceptions, and psychological disposition
    Kristiann C Heesch
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4049, Australia Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4049, Australia Electronic address
    Prev Med 63:29-35. 2014
    ..A secondary aim was to compare these relationships with those for recreation-only cycling...
  2. pmc Gender differences in recreational and transport cycling: a cross-sectional mixed-methods comparison of cycling patterns, motivators, and constraints
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Queensland University of Technology, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and the School of Public Health and Social Work, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:106. 2012
    ..The main aim of this study was to examine gender differences in cycling patterns and in motivators and constraints to cycling, separately for recreational and transport cycling...
  3. doi request reprint Dose-response relationships between physical activity, walking and health-related quality of life in mid-age and older women
    Kristiann C Heesch
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:670-7. 2012
    ..Although physical activity is associated with health-related quality of life (HRQL), the nature of the dose-response relationship remains unclear...
  4. pmc Cyclists' experiences of harassment from motorists: findings from a survey of cyclists in Queensland, Australia
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Prev Med 53:417-20. 2011
    ..Harassment from motorists is a major constraint on cycling that has been under-researched. We examined incidence and correlates of harassment of cyclists...
  5. doi request reprint Incidence, severity and correlates of bicycling injuries in a sample of cyclists in Queensland, Australia
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Brisbane, QLD 4059, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 43:2085-92. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Are Active Australia physical activity questions valid for older adults?
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Queensland University of Technology, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and School of Public Health, Victoria Park Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 14:233-7. 2011
    ..Our aim was to examine the convergent validity of the AAS questions in older adults...
  7. doi request reprint Concurrent and prospective associations between physical activity, walking and mental health in older women
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Public Health, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:807-13. 2011
    ..This study examined the concurrent and prospective relationships between both LTPA and walking with mental health in older women...
  8. pmc What do IPAQ questions mean to older adults? Lessons from cognitive interviews
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Queensland University of Technology, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and the School of Public Health, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:35. 2010
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  9. doi request reprint Physical activity in three regional communities in Queensland
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 21:112-20. 2013
    ..To describe physical activity participation in three Queensland regional communities...
  10. ncbi request reprint Associations between demographic, perceptual, and behavioral factors and support for policies encouraging active transport
    Kristiann C Heesch
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 4:261-77. 2007
    ..Few studies have examined public support for such policies. The aim of this study was to assess support for policies that may increase active transport and correlates of this support...
  11. ncbi request reprint Correlates of sitting time in working age Australian women: who should be targeted with interventions to decrease sitting time?
    Jannique G Z van Uffelen
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 9:270-87. 2012
    ..While there is emerging evidence that sedentary behavior is negatively associated with health risk, research on the correlates of sitting time in adults is scarce...
  12. doi request reprint Key influences on motivations for utility cycling (cycling for transport to and from places)
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Queensland University of Technology, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and the School of Public Health and Social Work, Brisbane, QLD 4059, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 24:227-33. 2013
    ....
  13. pmc Randomised controlled trial of a supervised exercise rehabilitation program for colorectal cancer survivors immediately after chemotherapy: study protocol
    Rosalind R Spence
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 7:154. 2007
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Life events and changing physical activity patterns in women at different life stages
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, 4072, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 37:294-305. 2009
    ..The impact of life events on physical activity (PA) is little understood...
  15. pmc A qualitative study of older adults' responses to sitting-time questions: do we get the information we want?
    Jannique G Z van Uffelen
    The University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:458. 2011
    ..The aim of this qualitative study was to document older adults' understanding of sitting-time questions from the International Physical Activity (PA) Questionnaire (IPAQ) and the PA Scale for the Elderly (PASE)...
  16. doi request reprint Exercise and cancer rehabilitation: a systematic review
    Rosalind R Spence
    The University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies, QLD 4072, Australia
    Cancer Treat Rev 36:185-94. 2010
    ..This systematic review summarises the literature on the health effects of exercise during cancer rehabilitation and evaluates the methodological rigour of studies in this area to date...
  17. pmc Relationship between physical activity and stiff or painful joints in mid-aged women and older women: a 3-year prospective study
    Kristiann C Heesch
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Blair Drive, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R34. 2007
    ..They suggest that advice for older women not currently experiencing SPJ should routinely include counseling on the importance of physical activity for preventing the onset of these symptoms...
  18. pmc Efficacy of a progressive walking program and glucosamine sulphate supplementation on osteoarthritic symptoms of the hip and knee: a feasibility trial
    Norman T M Ng
    The University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies, Blair Drive, St Lucia Campus, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R25. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the effects of a progressive walking program and glucosamine sulphate intake on OA symptoms and physical activity participation in people with mild to moderate hip or knee OA...
  19. doi request reprint How people construct their experience of living with secondary lymphoedema in the context of their everyday lives in Australia
    Judith A Meiklejohn
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, 4059, Brisbane, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 21:459-66. 2013
    ..The purpose of this work was to explore how men and women construct their experiences living with lymphoedema following treatment for any cancer in the context of everyday life...
  20. doi request reprint How do older adults respond to active Australia physical activity questions? Lessons from cognitive interviews
    Kristiann C Heesch
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    J Aging Phys Act 22:74-86. 2014
    ..Findings also suggest that older adults use a range of methods for calculating PA frequency and duration. The issues revealed in this study may be useful for adapting AAS for use in older community-dwelling adults. ..