Adrian E Bauman

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sports participation in adolescents and young adults with myelomeningocele and its role in total physical activity behaviour and fitness
    Laurien M Buffart
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 40:702-8. 2008
  2. pmc The reliability and validity of the physical activity questions in the WHO health behaviour in schoolchildren (HBSC) survey: a population study
    M L Booth
    NSW Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney at The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 35:263-7. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of physical activity participation among New South Wales school students
    Michael L Booth
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:371-4. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint The reliability and validity of the Adolescent Physical Activity Recall Questionnaire
    Michael L Booth
    NSW Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney at The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead NSW 2124, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1986-95. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Change in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among young Australians, 1969-1997
    Michael L Booth
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Sydney at The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:29-36. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Views of children and parents on limiting unhealthy food, drink and alcohol sponsorship of elite and children's sports
    Bridget Kelly
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, Level 2 Medical Foundation Building K25, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 16:130-5. 2013
  7. pmc Effectiveness of Australia's Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service: maintenance of self-reported anthropometric and behavioural changes after program completion
    Blythe J O'Hara
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, Medical Foundation Building, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:175. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Cross-sectional associations between occupational and leisure-time sitting, physical activity and obesity in working adults
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Prev Med 54:195-200. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation framework for translational research: case study of Australia's get healthy information and coaching service(R)
    Blythe J O'Hara
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Promot Pract 14:380-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Non-occupational sedentary behaviors: population changes in The Netherlands, 1975-2005
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 44:382-7. 2013

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint Sports participation in adolescents and young adults with myelomeningocele and its role in total physical activity behaviour and fitness
    Laurien M Buffart
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 40:702-8. 2008
    ..To assess sports participation in young adults with myelomeningocele and its association with personal, disease-related and psychosocial factors, physical activity and fitness...
  2. pmc The reliability and validity of the physical activity questions in the WHO health behaviour in schoolchildren (HBSC) survey: a population study
    M L Booth
    NSW Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney at The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 35:263-7. 2001
    ..To assess the test-retest reliability and validity of the physical activity questions in the World Health Organisation health behaviour in schoolchildren (WHO HBSC) survey...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of physical activity participation among New South Wales school students
    Michael L Booth
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:371-4. 2002
    ..To examine the prevalence and socio-demographic distribution of physical activity among New South Wales school students in Years 8 and 10...
  4. ncbi request reprint The reliability and validity of the Adolescent Physical Activity Recall Questionnaire
    Michael L Booth
    NSW Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney at The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead NSW 2124, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1986-95. 2002
    ..This study assessed the test-retest reliability and validity of the Adolescent Physical Activity Recall Questionnaire (APARQ) among 13- and 15-yr-old Australians...
  5. ncbi request reprint Change in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among young Australians, 1969-1997
    Michael L Booth
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Sydney at The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:29-36. 2003
    ..Effective public policy requires information on the prevalence of overweight and obesity...
  6. doi request reprint Views of children and parents on limiting unhealthy food, drink and alcohol sponsorship of elite and children's sports
    Bridget Kelly
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, Level 2 Medical Foundation Building K25, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 16:130-5. 2013
    ..To determine parents' and children's attitudes towards food, beverage and alcohol sponsorship of elite and children's sports and the acceptability of policies and alternative funding models to limit this sponsorship...
  7. pmc Effectiveness of Australia's Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service: maintenance of self-reported anthropometric and behavioural changes after program completion
    Blythe J O'Hara
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, Medical Foundation Building, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:175. 2013
    ..This study examines the maintenance of anthropometric and behaviour change improvements 6-months after program completion...
  8. doi request reprint Cross-sectional associations between occupational and leisure-time sitting, physical activity and obesity in working adults
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Prev Med 54:195-200. 2012
    ..To examine associations between occupational and leisure-time sitting, physical activity and obesity in working adults...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation framework for translational research: case study of Australia's get healthy information and coaching service(R)
    Blythe J O'Hara
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Promot Pract 14:380-9. 2013
    ..The comprehensive evaluation framework designed for the GHS provides a method for building effectiveness evidence of a rare translation of efficacy trial evidence into population-wide practice...
  10. doi request reprint Non-occupational sedentary behaviors: population changes in The Netherlands, 1975-2005
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 44:382-7. 2013
    ..Evidence is accumulating that sedentary behaviors have detrimental health effects. Comprehensive data on population changes in various sedentary behaviors over time are scarce...
  11. ncbi request reprint Role modelling unhealthy behaviours: food and drink sponsorship of peak sporting organisations
    Bridget Kelly
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 22:72-5. 2011
    ..As such, sponsorship of these organisations may influence the funding of community sport. This study aimed to describe the nature and scope of peak sporting organisations' sponsorship, and particularly food and beverage company sponsors...
  12. doi request reprint Effectiveness of Australia's Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service®: translational research with population wide impact
    Blythe J O'Hara
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Medical Foundation Building K25, The University of Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Prev Med 55:292-8. 2012
    ..This study reports on the evaluation of the Australia's Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service®, to improve lifestyle behaviours, amongst a population-wide sample who completed the 6-month coaching programme...
  13. pmc "Food company sponsors are kind, generous and cool": (mis)conceptions of junior sports players
    Bridget Kelly
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:95. 2011
    ..This study aimed to assess children's awareness of sport sponsors and their brand-related attitudes and purchasing intentions in response to this marketing...
  14. doi request reprint Psychosocial factors related to diet among women with recent gestational diabetes: opportunities for intervention
    Katharina Zehle
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Diabetes Educ 34:807-14. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint The effects of age, birth cohort and survey period on leisure-time physical activity by Australian adults: 1990-2005
    Margaret A Allman-Farinelli
    School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, Building G08, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Br J Nutr 101:609-17. 2009
    ....
  16. pmc Sociodemographic correlates of the increasing trend in prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus in a large population of women between 1995 and 2005
    Vibeke Anna
    The George Institute for International Health and School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Diabetes Care 31:2288-93. 2008
    ..To better identify women at risk of developing GDM we examined sociodemographic correlates and changes in the prevalence of GDM among all births between 1995 and 2005 in Australia's largest state...
  17. 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
    ....
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Restricting unhealthy food sponsorship: attitudes of the sporting community
    Bridget Kelly
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Health Policy 104:288-95. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine the junior sporting community's support for policy interventions to restrict unhealthy food sponsorship...
  20. doi request reprint Validity of the occupational sitting and physical activity questionnaire
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:118-25. 2012
    ..Few instruments designed for use in population-based research measure occupational sitting and standing as distinct behaviors. This study aimed to develop and validate brief measure of occupational sitting and physical activity...
  21. doi request reprint Public health perspectives on household travel surveys active travel between 1997 and 2007
    Dafna Merom
    University of Sydney, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 39:113-21. 2010
    ..Active travel is beneficial to public health, but longitudinal population surveillance data on this behavior are limited...
  22. pmc Using mass-media communications to increase population usage of Australia's Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service®
    Blythe J O'Hara
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Medical Foundation Building K25, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:762. 2012
    ..Such interventions benefit from mass-communications to promote their use. The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service ® (GHS) utilised mass-reach media advertising to recruit participants to an Australian state-wide program...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of tobacco, alcohol and illegal drug usage among school students in three Pacific Island societies
    Ben J Smith
    School of Public Health, Lev 2, Medical Foundation Blg K25, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:9-18. 2007
    ..Many Pacific Island countries are in social and epidemiological transition, but there are little population data about drug and alcohol usage among adolescents in this region...
  24. doi request reprint Mismatch between perceived and objectively assessed neighborhood walkability attributes: prospective relationships with walking and weight gain
    Klaus Gebel
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Health Place 17:519-24. 2011
    ..Interventions to improve negative perceptions of walkability among those living in high walkable areas may be a relevant public health intervention to increase physical activity and support weight maintenance...
  25. doi request reprint Food and drink sponsorship of children's sport in Australia: who pays?
    Bridget Kelly
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Level 2, K25 Medical Foundation Building, NSW 2006 Sydney, Australia
    Health Promot Int 26:188-95. 2011
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  26. ncbi request reprint Physical activity promotion--are GPs getting the message?
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 36:871-4. 2007
    ..Physical inactivity is an important but under recognised risk factor for chronic disease. This study explored changes in general practitioners' perceptions and practices in relation to addressing physical activity from 1997-2000...
  27. doi request reprint Are general practitioners ready and willing to tackle obesity management?
    Laurien M Buffart
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, University of Sydney, School of Public Health, Sydney, Australia
    Obes Res Clin Pract 2:I-II. 2008
    ..CPD on overweight and obesity may benefit GP confidence, but additional training is needed to improve GP's counselling behaviour, particularly for children. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Current and future costs of cancer, heart disease and stroke attributable to obesity in Australia - a comparison of two birth cohorts
    Robert J Aitken
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:63-70. 2009
    ..Instead, if the worst case scenario is realized there will be a more than doubling in costs (in 2004/05 dollars) compared with those born in 1950/51-59/60...
  29. doi request reprint Physical activity promotion in the physical therapy setting: perspectives from practitioners and students
    Debra Shirley
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Phys Ther 90:1311-22. 2010
    ..Primary health care practitioners are well placed to promote a physically active lifestyle. The perceptions and practice of physical therapists on their role in physical activity promotion are not well known...
  30. ncbi request reprint 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with walkout of patients from New South Wales hospital emergency departments, Australia
    Mohammed Mohsin
    Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Surveillance, Division of Population Health, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool BC, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 17:434-42. 2005
    ..To explore the association between daily patient numbers, sociodemographic, clinical and system characteristics and walkout rates of patients from New South Wales (NSW) public hospital ED (without seeing a medical officer)...
  32. pmc Driving: a road to unhealthy lifestyles and poor health outcomes
    Ding Ding
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e94602. 2014
    ..Driving is a common part of modern society, but its potential effects on health are not well understood...
  33. pmc Daily sitting time and all-cause mortality: a meta-analysis
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e80000. 2013
    ..To quantify the association between daily total sitting and all-cause mortality risk and to examine dose-response relationships with and without adjustment for moderate-to-vigorous physical activity...
  34. doi request reprint Advances in population surveillance for physical activity and sedentary behavior: reliability and validity of time use surveys
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1199-206. 2010
    ..National time use surveys could be used to retrospectively study nonoccupational sedentary and physical activity behavior over the past 5 decades...
  35. doi request reprint The role of pre-pregnancy physical activity and sedentary behaviour in the development of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Cluster for Physical Activity and Health, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 14:149-52. 2011
    ..In conclusion, pre-pregnancy physical activity and sedentary behaviour appear to be less important in the development of GDM in this cohort than overweight and obesity...
  36. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C in Australia: impact of a mass media campaign
    Ben J Smith
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 31:492-8. 2006
    ..Hepatitis C affects over 200,000 Australians. This study evaluated the impact of a public education campaign about this disease in New South Wales (NSW), Australia...
  37. ncbi request reprint Trends in Australian children traveling to school 1971-2003: burning petrol or carbohydrates?
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, Level 2, Medical Foundation Building K25, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Prev Med 46:60-2. 2008
    ..To determine how Australian children traveled to and from school between 1971 and 2003...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does vigorous physical activity provide additional benefits beyond those of moderate?
    Toby G Pavey
    1School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA and 2School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:1948-55. 2013
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  39. pmc Prevalence and risk factors of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in Nauru
    Amina Khambalia
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:719. 2011
    ..This study aims to determine the prevalence and risk factors of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose...
  40. doi request reprint A tool for measuring workers' sitting time by domain: the Workforce Sitting Questionnaire
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Level 2 Medical Foundation Building K25, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 45:1216-22. 2011
    ..Sitting time is an emerging health risk, and many working adults spend large amounts of time sitting each day. It is important to have reliable and accurate measurement tools to assess sitting time in different contexts...
  41. ncbi request reprint Quantitative methods used in Australian health promotion research: a review of publications from 1992-2002
    Ben J Smith
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 17:32-6. 2006
    ..This study examined the use of quantitative methods in Australian health promotion research in order to identify methodological trends and priorities for strengthening the evidence base for health promotion...
  42. doi request reprint Characteristics of participants in Australia's Get Healthy telephone-based lifestyle information and coaching service: reaching disadvantaged communities and those most at need
    Blythe J O'Hara
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Medical Foundation Building K25 NSW 2006, Australia
    Health Educ Res 26:1097-106. 2011
    ..The GHS has broader population reach than many local interventions, but further efforts are needed to increase reach by Aboriginal communities, other minorities and men...
  43. doi request reprint Metabolic risk profiles and associated risk factors among Vietnamese adults in Ho Chi Minh City
    Oanh T H Trinh
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 8:69-78. 2010
    ..This study reports the metabolic risk profiles and the prevalence of metabolic risk factors and associated factors among Vietnamese adults in Ho Chi Minh City...
  44. doi request reprint Are workplace interventions to reduce sitting effective? A systematic review
    Josephine Y Chau
    Cluster for Physical Activity and Health, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Prev Med 51:352-6. 2010
    ..To systematically review the effectiveness of workplace interventions for reducing sitting...
  45. doi request reprint Examining opportunities for promotion of healthy eating at children's sports clubs
    Bridget Kelly
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:583-8. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine healthy eating practices and policies at children's sports clubs...
  46. ncbi request reprint Postpartum physical activity and related psychosocial factors among women with recent gestational diabetes mellitus
    Ben J Smith
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Diabetes Care 28:2650-4. 2005
    ..In this study, we examined patterns of postpartum physical activity among women with recent gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and psychosocial factors related to this behavior that could be addressed in diabetes prevention interventions...
  47. doi request reprint Volume and intensity of physical activity in a large population-based cohort of middle-aged and older Australians: prospective relationships with weight gain, and physical function
    Klaus Gebel
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    Prev Med 60:131-3. 2014
    ..To examine prospectively whether higher proportions of vigorous physical activity (VPA), independent of total activity volume, are associated with better outcomes in weight maintenance and physical function...
  48. doi request reprint Diabetes prevention research: a systematic review of external validity in lifestyle interventions
    Rachel A Laws
    Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 43:205-14. 2012
    ..This study systematically reviews the reporting of external validity components and generalizability of diabetes prevention studies...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cycling and health: an opportunity for positive change?
    Adrian E Bauman
    Med J Aust 190:347-8. 2009
  50. ncbi request reprint The physical environment and physical activity: a critical appraisal of review articles
    Klaus Gebel
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 32:361-369. 2007
    ..Many reviews have also summarized this emerging body of research, and such review papers are frequently used by public health policymakers and researchers themselves to inform decision making...
  51. ncbi request reprint International physical activity questionnaire: 12-country reliability and validity
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1381-95. 2003
    ..The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) was developed as an instrument for cross-national monitoring of physical activity and inactivity...
  52. pmc Socio-demographic factors associated with smoking and smoking cessation among 426,344 pregnant women in New South Wales, Australia
    Mohammed Mohsin
    Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Surveillance, Division of Population Health, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    BMC Public Health 5:138. 2005
    ..This study explores the socio-demographic characteristics of pregnant women who continue to smoke during the pregnancy, and identifies the characteristics of the smokers who were likely to quit smoking during the pregnancy period...
  53. pmc The prevalence and correlates of physical inactivity among adults in Ho Chi Minh City
    Oanh T H Trinh
    Faculty of Public Health, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 8:204. 2008
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  54. ncbi request reprint Measurement and prediction of energy expenditure in males during household and garden tasks
    Simon M Gunn
    Exercise Physiology Laboratory, School of Education, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 5001
    Eur J Appl Physiol 91:61-70. 2004
    ..The laboratory and home-based equations predicted with correct classification rates of 89% and 88%, respectively, whether energy expenditure was <3.0 or >/=3.0 METs...
  55. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood walkability and the walking behavior of Australian adults
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:387-95. 2007
    ..Associations of neighborhood physical environments with adults' walking for transport and walking for recreation must be better understood...
  56. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood walkability and TV viewing time among Australian adults
    Takemi Sugiyama
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:444-9. 2007
    ..Associations of neighborhood walkability (based on dwelling density, street connectivity, land-use mix, and net retail area) and television viewing time were compared in a large, spatially-derived sample of Australian adults...
  57. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity from childhood to adulthood: a follow-up of participants in the 1985 Australian Schools Health and Fitness Survey. Comment
    Margaret A Allman-Farinelli
    Med J Aust 187:314; author reply 314-5. 2007
  58. pmc Intentional injury reported by young people in the Federated States of Micronesia, Kingdom of Tonga and Vanuatu
    Ben J Smith
    Department of Health Science, Monash University, PO Box 527 Frankston, Victoria, 3199, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:145. 2008
    ..The present study investigates the prevalence and distribution of intentional injury among young people in three Pacific Island societies, and examines behavioural and psychosocial factors related to risk of intentional injury...
  59. ncbi request reprint Access block in NSW hospitals, 1999-2001: does the definition matter?
    Roberto Forero
    Simpson Centre for Health Services Research, Liverpool Health Service, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:67-70. 2004
    ..To estimate the magnitude of access block and its trend over time in New South Wales hospitals, using different definitions of access block, and to explore its association with clinical and non-clinical factors...
  60. ncbi request reprint Population-based randomized controlled trial of a stage-targeted physical activity intervention
    Alison L Marshall
    The University of Queensland, School of Movement Studies, St Lucia, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 25:194-202. 2003
    ..We examined the effects of a mailed stage-targeted print intervention designed to promote physical activity, in a random sample of adults living in a regional city...
  61. ncbi request reprint Getting it right: why bother with patient-centred care?
    Adrian E Bauman
    University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Med J Aust 179:253-6. 2003
    ..Supportive community-based services and programs, combined with healthcare system commitment, are also required to make this approach effective in improving population health...
  62. ncbi request reprint Ecological and individual predictors of maternal smoking behaviour. Looking beyond individual socioeconomic predictors at the community setting
    Hai N Phung
    Principal Research Fellow and Conjoint Lecturer, The Simpson Centre for Health Services Research, Liverpool Hospital, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool, BC NSW 1871, Australia
    Addict Behav 28:1333-42. 2003
    ..The present study draws attention to local community level factors, other than individual SES, which may be important when developing strategies for maternal smoking prevention programs...
  63. ncbi request reprint Toward a better understanding of the influences on physical activity: the role of determinants, correlates, causal variables, mediators, moderators, and confounders
    Adrian E Bauman
    School of Community Medicine and Public Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 23:5-14. 2002
    ..This article examines the factors that are correlated with and that may have a causal relationship to physical activity...
  64. ncbi request reprint Physical activity is important, but can it be promoted in general practice?
    Ben J Smith
    Med J Aust 179:70-1. 2003
    ..The multisector approach to reducing smoking may be a good model for tackling physical activity...
  65. ncbi request reprint Correlates of adults' participation in physical activity: review and update
    Stewart G Trost
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1996-2001. 2002
    ..To review and update the evidence relating to the personal, social, and environmental factors associated with physical activity (PA) in adults...
  66. ncbi request reprint Associations of location and perceived environmental attributes with walking in neighborhoods
    Nancy Humpel
    Health and Productivity Research Centre, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 18:239-42. 2004
    ..Ecological models highlight the importance of environmental influences. We examined associations of coastal versus noncoastal location and perceived environmental attributes with neighborhood walking, total walking, and total activity...
  67. ncbi request reprint Assessing walking behaviors of selected subpopulations
    Guy C Le Masurier
    Vancouver Island University, British Columbia, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:S594-602. 2008
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  68. doi request reprint Global problems require global studies
    Adrian E Bauman
    Am J Prev Med 34:544-5. 2008
  69. ncbi request reprint Assessment of sedentary behavior with the International Physical Activity Questionnaire
    Dori E Rosenberg
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:S30-44. 2008
    ..This study explored definitions of sedentary behavior and examined the relationship between sitting time and physical inactivity using the sitting items from the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis--the forgotten obesity-related epidemic with worse to come
    Margaret A Allman-Farinelli
    Med J Aust 188:317. 2008
  71. ncbi request reprint Encouraging physical activity--five steps for GPs
    Ben J Smith
    Department of Health Science, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 37:24-8. 2008
    ..Over half of Australians do not meet physical activity recommendations. General practitioners can play an important role in encouraging physical activity, which would significantly reduce the burden of chronic disease...
  72. pmc A population follow-up study of patients who left an emergency department without being seen by a medical officer
    Mohammed Mohsin
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Emerg Med J 24:175-9. 2007
    ..To describe the population of emergency department patients who leave without being seen by a medical officer, to investigate the circumstances of their visit and to ascertain whether they subsequently receive alternative medical care...
  73. ncbi request reprint The hazards of watching football--are Australians at risk?
    Adrian E Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 185:684-6. 2006
    ..To review whether watching football increases the population cardiac event risk in New South Wales...
  74. ncbi request reprint Dissemination of physical activity evidence, programs, policies, and surveillance in the international public health arena
    Adrian E Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, Sydney University, Sydney New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 31:S57-65. 2006
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Print versus website physical activity programs: a randomized trial
    Alison L Marshall
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4071, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 25:88-94. 2003
    ..Programs delivered through the mail that target the stage of motivational readiness have been shown to increase activity. Communication technology (websites and e-mail) might provide a means for delivering similar programs...
  76. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity in Australian general practices: a randomised trial of health promotion advice versus hypertension management
    Alison L Marshall
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Connell Building, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 56:283-90. 2005
    ..Thus, neither intervention strategy resulted in significant changes in patients self-reported physical activity, regardless of the whether the advice was tailored to hypertension management or general health promotion advice...
  77. ncbi request reprint Reaching out to promote physical activity in Australia: a statewide randomized controlled trial of a stage-targeted intervention
    Alison L Marshall
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 18:283-7. 2004
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Determining energy expenditure during some household and garden tasks
    Simon M Gunn
    Exercise Physiology Laboratory, School of Education, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:895-902. 2002
    ..5 mL.kg-1.min-1) and multiples of the measured resting metabolic rate (RMR); and c) expanded the limited database on energy expenditure during household and garden activities...