Adrian Bauman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The International Prevalence Study on Physical Activity: results from 20 countries
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:21. 2009
  2. pmc Occupational risk of overweight and obesity: an analysis of the Australian Health Survey
    Margaret A Allman-Farinelli
    School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia
    J Occup Med Toxicol 5:14. 2010
  3. 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
  4. pmc ParticipACTION: Baseline assessment of the 'new ParticipACTION': A quantitative survey of Canadian organizational awareness and capacity
    Ronald C Plotnikoff
    School of Public Health and the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:86. 2009
  5. pmc ParticipACTION: Baseline assessment of the capacity available to the 'New ParticipACTION': A qualitative study of Canadian organizations
    Guy Faulkner
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Physical Education and Health, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 2W6, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:87. 2009
  6. pmc ParticipACTION: A mass media campaign targeting parents of inactive children; knowledge, saliency, and trialing behaviours
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:88. 2009
  7. pmc ParticipACTION: Awareness of the participACTION campaign among Canadian adults - Examining the knowledge gap hypothesis and a hierarchy-of-effects model
    John C Spence
    Sedentary Living Lab, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, E 488 Van Vliet, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2H9, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:85. 2009
  8. 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
  9. pmc Adherence to physical activity recommendations and the influence of socio-demographic correlates - a population-based cross-sectional study
    Patrick Bergman
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 8:367. 2008
  10. pmc Non-response bias in physical activity trend estimates
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:425. 2009

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Publications131 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc The International Prevalence Study on Physical Activity: results from 20 countries
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:21. 2009
    ..The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) was developed for international surveillance. The purpose of this study was a comparative international study of population physical activity prevalence across 20 countries...
  2. pmc Occupational risk of overweight and obesity: an analysis of the Australian Health Survey
    Margaret A Allman-Farinelli
    School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia
    J Occup Med Toxicol 5:14. 2010
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. pmc ParticipACTION: Baseline assessment of the 'new ParticipACTION': A quantitative survey of Canadian organizational awareness and capacity
    Ronald C Plotnikoff
    School of Public Health and the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:86. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc ParticipACTION: Baseline assessment of the capacity available to the 'New ParticipACTION': A qualitative study of Canadian organizations
    Guy Faulkner
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Physical Education and Health, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 2W6, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:87. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  6. pmc ParticipACTION: A mass media campaign targeting parents of inactive children; knowledge, saliency, and trialing behaviours
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:88. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  7. pmc ParticipACTION: Awareness of the participACTION campaign among Canadian adults - Examining the knowledge gap hypothesis and a hierarchy-of-effects model
    John C Spence
    Sedentary Living Lab, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, E 488 Van Vliet, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2H9, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:85. 2009
    ..Thus, future promotion campaigns should include specific strategies to target different segments of the population, especially people who are living in deprived conditions with lower levels of education...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. pmc Adherence to physical activity recommendations and the influence of socio-demographic correlates - a population-based cross-sectional study
    Patrick Bergman
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 8:367. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Non-response bias in physical activity trend estimates
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:425. 2009
    ..The purpose of this short report is to examine the potential impact of changes in response rates over time on the prevalence of adequate PA in Canadian adults...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc The CHOICE (Choice of Health Options In prevention of Cardiovascular Events) replication trial: study protocol
    Lis Neubeck
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:25. 2008
    ..We aim to determine whether the previously proven CHOICE program can be replicated at multiple sites and whether ongoing reinforcement further improves risk factor modification...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physical activity measurement--a primer for health promotion
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, Building K25, University of Sydney, Australia
    Promot Educ 13:92-103. 2006
    ....
  15. doi request reprint The descriptive epidemiology of sitting. A 20-country comparison using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ)
    Adrian Bauman
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 41:228-35. 2011
    ..Recent epidemiologic evidence points to the health risks of prolonged sitting, that are independent of physical activity, but few papers have reported the descriptive epidemiology of sitting in population studies with adults...
  16. doi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity alone may not be a sufficient public health approach to prevent obesity--a focus on China
    A Bauman
    Institute for Obesity, Nutrition and Exercise, and School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Obes Rev 9:119-26. 2008
    ..These will pose policy challenges in the developing world, if they are to be taken seriously as obesity prevention strategies...
  17. doi request reprint Cross-national comparisons of socioeconomic differences in the prevalence of leisure-time and occupational physical activity, and active commuting in six Asia-Pacific countries
    Adrian Bauman
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:35-43. 2011
    ....
  18. 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
    ....
  19. pmc ParticipACTION: the future challenges for physical activity promotion in Canada
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:89. 2009
    ..As a set, they describe a comprehensive approach to setting up evaluations of national social marketing efforts to promote physical activity...
  20. doi request reprint Testing a hierarchy-of-effects model: pathways from awareness to outcomes in the VERB campaign 2002-2003
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 34:S249-56. 2008
    ..The McGuire hierarchy-of-effects (HOE) model, used extensively in mass-media interventions to describe the mechanisms for understanding effects, has not been tested in physical activity campaigns...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cycling and health: an opportunity for positive change?
    Adrian E Bauman
    Med J Aust 190:347-8. 2009
  22. doi request reprint International perspectives on the physical inactivity crisis--structural solutions over evidence generation?
    Adrian Bauman
    Prevention Research Collaboration and CPAH, School of Public Health, Level 2, Building K25, Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
    Prev Med 49:309-12. 2009
    ....
  23. doi request reprint The role of community programmes and mass events in promoting physical activity to patients
    A Bauman
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 43:44-6. 2009
    ..These will not solve the inactivity crisis, but could add new approaches for clinicians, in advising their patients to initiate and try to become more physically active...
  24. pmc Commentary on the VERB campaign - perspectives on social marketing to encourage physical activity among youth
    Adrian Bauman
    Center for Physical Activity and Health, Level 2, Medical Foundation Building, Sydney University, Sydney, Australia 2006
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A02. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Associations of type, organization, and number of recreational activities with total activity
    Heather R Bowles
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 4:469-80. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the associations between characteristics of recreational activity and total physical activity (PA)...
  26. doi request reprint 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Active, healthy cities--how does population physical activity vary between Australian cities?
    Adrian Bauman
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 23:201-7. 2012
    ..This study ranked Australian cities in terms of adults' participation in leisure-time physical activity and examined city-level variations in activity trends between 2001 and 2009...
  28. doi request reprint Increasing physical activity in young primary school children--it's child's play: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Lina Engelen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    Prev Med 56:319-25. 2013
    ..To explore the effects of an innovative school-based intervention for increasing physical activity...
  29. doi request reprint "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...
  30. doi request reprint Impact of scoring algorithm on physical activity prevalence estimates in Australian adults
    Nicole M Mealing
    CPAH Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 14:27-32. 2011
    ..In conclusion, varying frequency and duration requirements of scoring algorithms can yield different population estimates and patterns by population subgroup of physical activity for a health benefit...
  31. doi request reprint Recent trends in physical activity in New South Wales. Is the tide of inactivity turning?
    Josephine Chau
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:82-5. 2008
    ..To examine recent trends in sufficient physical activity among New South Wales adults aged 16 years and over...
  32. doi request reprint Randomised controlled trial of a pedometer-based telephone intervention to increase physical activity among cardiac patients not attending cardiac rehabilitation
    Susan Furber
    South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Area Health Service, NSW, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 80:212-8. 2010
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a pedometer-based telephone intervention on the physical activity levels of cardiac patients who did not attend a CRP...
  33. doi request reprint Age, gender, social contacts, and psychological distress: findings from the 45 and up study
    Philayrath Phongsavan
    University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Aging Health 25:921-43. 2013
    ..The study examined the relationships between social contact types and psychological distress among mid-older adults...
  34. pmc 'TXT2BFiT' a mobile phone-based healthy lifestyle program for preventing unhealthy weight gain in young adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Lana Hebden
    School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Trials 14:75. 2013
    ..Young adults are at high risk for unhealthy weight gain which tends to persist throughout adulthood with associated chronic disease health risks...
  35. pmc The Sydney Diabetes Prevention Program: a community-based translational study
    Stephen Colagiuri
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition and Exercise, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:328. 2010
    ..The current challenge is to translate this evidence into routine community settings, determine feasible and effective ways of delivering the intervention and providing on-going support to sustain successful behavioural changes...
  36. doi request reprint Predictors of initiating and maintaining active commuting to work using transport and public health perspectives in Australia
    Dafna Merom
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health CPAH, School of Public Health, Level 2, Medical Foundation Building K25, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Prev Med 47:342-6. 2008
    ..To identify predictors for initiating and maintaining active commuting (AC) to work following the 2003 Australia's Walk to Work Day (WTWD) campaign...
  37. ncbi request reprint Social capital, socio-economic status and psychological distress among Australian adults
    Philayrath Phongsavan
    University of Sydney, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 63:2546-61. 2006
    ..The findings also suggest the importance of examining the interrelationships between socio-economic status, social capital and mental health for community-dwelling adults...
  38. pmc Temporal trends and recent correlates in sedentary behaviours in Chinese children
    Zhaohui Cui
    Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:93. 2011
    ..The current study is to examine temporal trends in sedentary behaviours and recent correlates of screen use in Chinese children during a period of economic transition...
  39. pmc A population-based lifestyle intervention to promote healthy weight and physical activity in people with cardiac disease: the PANACHE (Physical Activity, Nutrition And Cardiac HEalth) study protocol
    Janice Sangster
    Health Promotion Service, South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Area Health, NSW, Australia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:17. 2010
    ..The cost-effectiveness and acceptability of the intervention to CR staff and participants will also be determined...
  40. doi request reprint Four-year follow-up of the Choice of Health Options In prevention of Cardiovascular Events randomized controlled trial
    Lis Neubeck
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:278-86. 2011
    ..To determine if the improved risk factor profile at 1 year attributed to the Choice of Health Options In prevention of Cardiovascular Events (CHOICE) program was maintained at 4 years...
  41. doi request reprint Telehealth interventions for the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: a systematic review
    Lis Neubeck
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:281-9. 2009
    ..Provision of telehealth models could help increase uptake of a formal secondary prevention by those who do not access cardiac rehabilitation and narrow the current evidence-practice gap...
  42. ncbi request reprint Promoting walking as an adjunct intervention to group cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders--a pilot group randomized trial
    Dafna Merom
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 22:959-68. 2008
    ..21, -3.41, and -5.14, respectively, p<0.05) compared to the GCBT+ED. The potential of exercise interventions as adjunct to GCBT for anxiety disorder needs to be further explored...
  43. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation in an intervention designed to promote physical activity among adults with anxiety disorders: evidence of acceptability and adherence
    Philayrath Phongsavan
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 19:137-43. 2008
    ..To assess the adherence and acceptability of a physical activity program delivered as an adjunct to the usual cognitive behavioural group therapy (CBGT) for adults with anxiety disorders...
  44. ncbi request reprint 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle risk reduction interventions in atrial fibrillation: a systematic review
    Nicole Lowres
    ANZAC Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:1091-100. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine if risk-factor interventions can improve physical functioning, health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and cardiovascular risk in AF...
  46. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  47. ncbi request reprint 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint Measuring walking for physical activity surveillance--the effect of prompts and respondents' interpretation of walking in a leisure-time survey
    Dafna Merom
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 6:S81-8. 2009
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Effect of a lifestyle intervention in patients with abnormal liver enzymes and metabolic risk factors
    Alexis St George
    Storr Liver Unit, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:399-407. 2009
    ..We sought to assess the effect at 3 months of a behavior change-based lifestyle intervention on the metabolic profile of patients characterised by elevated liver enzymes...
  50. doi request reprint Models of antenatal care and obstetric outcomes in Sydney South West
    Jun Bai
    Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:454-61. 2008
    ..To assess obstetric outcomes of different models of antenatal care...
  51. pmc Temporal trends and correlates of passive commuting to and from school in children from 9 provinces in China
    Zhaohui Cui
    Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Prev Med 52:423-7. 2011
    ..To examine trends and correlates of passive (inactive) commuting to school among Chinese children aged 6-18 years in nine provinces...
  52. doi request reprint A comparison of Australian families' expenditure on active and screen-based recreation using the ABS Household Expenditure Survey 2003/04
    Robert Aitken
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:238-45. 2008
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Prevalence of morphine use and time to initial analgesia in an Australian emergency department
    Roberto Forero
    Simpson Centre for Health Services Research, Liverpool Health Service, The University of New South Wales South Western Sydney Clinical School, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 20:136-43. 2008
    ..To explore the association of morphine use with factors influencing time to initial analgesia (T-A)...
  54. doi request reprint Self-reported confidence in recall as a predictor of validity and repeatability of physical activity questionnaire data
    Anne E Cust
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Epidemiology 20:433-41. 2009
    ..Self-reported confidence ratings have been used in other research disciplines as a tool to assess data quality, and may be useful in epidemiologic studies...
  55. pmc Cohort profile: the 45 and up study
    Emily Banks
    Sax Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:941-7. 2008
  56. ncbi request reprint The effects of different regulation systems on television food advertising to children
    Bridget Kelly
    Australian Centre for Health Promotion, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:340-3. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to model children's potential exposure to television food advertisements under different regulatory scenarios to demonstrate the policy implications of regulatory change in Australia...
  57. doi request reprint The Cinderella of public health news: physical activity coverage in Australian newspapers, 1986-2006
    Josephine Chau
    University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:189-92. 2009
    ..This research examined trends in physical activity reporting by Australian newspapers, and described these trends compared to coverage of obesity and tobacco...
  58. ncbi request reprint ParticipACTION: this mouse roared, but did it get the cheese?
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Can J Public Health 95:S14-9. 2004
  59. doi request reprint Correlates of non-concordance between perceived and objective measures of walkability
    Klaus Gebel
    Cluster for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 37:228-38. 2009
    ..Objective and self-reported physical environmental attributes have been related to physical activity...
  60. doi request reprint 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. ncbi request reprint Participating in cardiac rehabilitation: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative data
    Lis Neubeck
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:494-503. 2012
    ..To improve understanding of the reasons for poor participation we undertook a systematic review and meta-synthesis of the qualitative literature...
  62. doi request reprint Planning locally relevant Internet programs for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Lis Neubeck
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, and ANZAC Research Institute, Concord Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 10:213-20. 2011
    ....
  63. pmc Validity and repeatability of the EPIC physical activity questionnaire: a validation study using accelerometers as an objective measure
    Anne E Cust
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:33. 2008
    ..We examined the validity and long-term repeatability of total physical activity measurements estimated from the past-year recall EPIC questionnaire, using accelerometers as an objective reference measure...
  64. ncbi request reprint Health behaviour and lifestyle of Pacific youth surveys: a resource for capacity building
    Philayrath Phongsavan
    Medical Foundation Building, K25, School of Public Health, University of Sydney NSW, 2006 Australia
    Health Promot Int 20:238-48. 2005
    ..Implementation of an ongoing surveillance system similar to the HBLPY model in these countries warrants further investigation. Such initiatives should be supported at the regional and global level...
  65. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based policy and practice of physical activity in Australia: awareness and attitudes of attendees at a national physical activity conference (the PAPPA study)
    Bill Bellew
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney
    Health Promot J Austr 21:222-8. 2010
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Changes in neighborhood walking are related to changes in perceptions of environmental attributes
    Nancy Humpel
    Department of Psychology, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 27:60-7. 2004
    ..Prospective relations with environmental factors have been examined for vigorous activity, but not for the moderate-intensity activities that environmental and policy initiatives are being designed to influence...
  67. doi request reprint A comparison of the cost of generic and branded food products in Australian supermarkets
    Kathryn Chapman
    Cancer Council NSW, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, NSW 2011, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 16:894-900. 2013
    ..The present study compared the cost of branded food products with their generic equivalents across a range of food categories...
  68. pmc The study design and methodology for the ARCHER study--adolescent rural cohort study of hormones, health, education, environments and relationships
    Katharine Steinbeck
    Academic Department of Adolescent Medicine, University of Sydney, at Children s Hospital, Westmead, Sydney NSW 2145, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:143. 2012
    ..This study has been designed to provide evidence on the relationship between reproductive hormones and the tempo of their rise to adult levels, and adolescent behaviour, health and wellbeing...
  69. ncbi request reprint The initial development and process evaluation of AusPAnet: the Australian Physical Activity Network
    Rona Macniven
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health and School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 19:36-9. 2008
    ..It fills a communication gap and functions through a fortnightly online e-News, supported by a dedicated website...
  70. pmc The Sydney playground project: popping the bubblewrap--unleashing the power of play: a cluster randomized controlled trial of a primary school playground-based intervention aiming to increase children's physical activity and social skills
    Anita C Bundy
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:680. 2011
    ..The aim of the Sydney Playground Project is to demonstrate the effectiveness of two simple interventions aimed to increase children's physical activity and social skills...
  71. ncbi request reprint Perceived environment attributes, residential location, and walking for particular purposes
    Nancy Humpel
    Department of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 26:119-25. 2004
    ..We examined associations of perceived environmental attributes with walking for four different purposes: general neighborhood walking, walking for exercise, walking for pleasure, and walking to get to and from places...
  72. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of advertisements on children's choices, preferences, and ratings of liking for physical activities and sedentary behaviours: a randomised controlled pilot study
    Evan Atlantis
    Institute of Obesity, Nutrition and Exercise, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 11:553-7. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to determine whether different content and/or higher doses of exposure to physical activity promoting advertisements are needed to influence children's activity choices...
  73. ncbi request reprint Pathways to the first contact with specialist mental health care
    Zachary Steel
    Center for Population Mental Health Research, Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales, and School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:347-54. 2006
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Changing the way people think about health-enhancing physical activity: do mass media campaigns have a role?
    Nick Cavill
    Cavill Associates, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Sports Sci 22:771-90. 2004
    ..This should be seen as part of a broader strategy, including policy and environmental change. Evaluation designs that measure the full range of variables are preferred to an over-concentration on behaviour alone...
  75. doi request reprint Effects of a pedometer-based intervention on physical activity levels after cardiac rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial
    Lyra Butler
    South Eastern Sydney Illawarra Area Health Service, New South Wales, and School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 29:105-14. 2009
    ..In Australia, patient adherence to physical activity after a cardiac rehabilitation program (CRP) is poor. This study evaluated the efficacy of a pedometer-based intervention to increase physical activity after CRP...
  76. pmc Physical activity associated with public transport use--a review and modelling of potential benefits
    Chris Rissel
    Prevention Research Collaboration, The University of Sydney, 92 94 Parramatta Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2454-78. 2012
    ..More minutes walked per day, or a greater uptake of public transport by inactive adults would likely lead to significantly greater increases in the adult population considered sufficiently active...
  77. pmc Evidence, ethics, and values: a framework for health promotion
    Stacy M Carter
    Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine and Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Public Health 101:465-72. 2011
    ..Both researchers and health promotion practitioners should work to build the capacities required for evidential and ethical deliberation in the health promotion profession...
  78. doi request reprint Accuracy of weight perception, life-style behaviours and psychological distress among overweight and obese adolescents
    Amina Khambalia
    Preventive Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:220-7. 2012
    ..To compare overweight and obese adolescents with accurate and inaccurate self-reported weight perception across a range of behaviours and measures of psychological well-being...
  79. ncbi request reprint Long-term effect of psychological trauma on the mental health of Vietnamese refugees resettled in Australia: a population-based study
    Zachary Steel
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Lancet 360:1056-62. 2002
    ..We aimed to assess the long-term effects of trauma on mental health and disability in Vietnamese refugees resettled in Australia...
  80. ncbi request reprint Impacts from repeated mass media campaigns to promote sun protection in Australia
    Ben J Smith
    Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research Unit, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Health Promot Int 17:51-60. 2002
    ..Mass media campaigns may contribute to short-term increases in some sun protection behaviours; however, as their impact is not sustained they should be repeated and supplemented by educational, policy and environmental strategies...
  81. ncbi request reprint Mass sporting and physical activity events--are they "bread and circuses" or public health interventions to increase population levels of physical activity?
    Niamh M Murphy
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 4:193-202. 2007
    ..Large-scale, one-off sporting or physical activity (PA) events are often thought to impact population PA levels. This article reviews the evidence and explores the nature of the effect...
  82. ncbi request reprint Maternal and neonatal factors influencing premature birth and low birth weight in Australia
    M Mohsin
    Epidemiology Unit, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, NSW, Australia
    J Biosoc Sci 35:161-74. 2003
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint The role of media in promoting physical activity
    Adrian Bauman
    School of Public Health, Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 6:S196-210. 2009
    ..New media' interventions assess the impact of web-based, internet, other 'new media' and e-mail-delivered interventions to increase physical activity...
  84. ncbi request reprint Test-retest repeatability and relative validity of the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire in a developing country context
    Oanh T H Trinh
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 6:S46-53. 2009
    ..This study assesses the test-retest repeatability and criterion validity of the WHO-recommended Global Physical Activity Questionnaire (GPAQ) in Vietnamese adults during the dry and wet seasons...
  85. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the international physical activity questionnaire for assessing walking
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
    Res Q Exerc Sport 81:97-101. 2010
    ..8 (Craig et al., 2003). The purpose of this study, however, was to reanalyze these data with respect to validity (again compared to an accelerometer) and test-retest reliability specifically for population monitoring of walking...
  86. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of participation in fall prevention exercise/physical activity by older adults
    Dafna Merom
    School of Science and Health, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797 Penrith NSW 2751, Australia
    Prev Med 55:613-7. 2012
    ..To examine older people's participation in fall prevention exercise/physical activities...
  87. pmc A review of population-based prevalence studies of physical activity in adults in the Asia-Pacific region
    Rona Macniven
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:41. 2012
    ..This review identifies population PA estimates for adults in the Asia-Pacific region, and examines variation in trends and prevalence rates obtained using different PA measures...
  88. doi request reprint Sitting time and all-cause mortality risk in 222 497 Australian adults
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 172:494-500. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine the independent relationship of sitting time with all-cause mortality...
  89. pmc Reduction of diabetes risk in routine clinical practice: are physical activity and nutrition interventions feasible and are the outcomes from reference trials replicable? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Magnolia Cardona-Morrell
    Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:653. 2010
    ..The objective of this review is to determine whether lifestyle interventions delivered to high-risk adult patients in routine clinical care settings are feasible and effective in achieving reductions in risk factors for diabetes...
  90. ncbi request reprint Disability and health service utilization associated with psychological distress: the influence of ethnicity
    Soufiane Boufous
    Faculty of Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Ment Health Serv Res 7:171-9. 2005
    ..This was particularly true for those born in Southern and South-East Asia as well as the Middle East and Africa. Further research into the reasons underlying these findings for each ethnic group is warranted...
  91. pmc The rise and fall of Australian physical activity policy 1996 - 2006: a national review framed in an international context
    Bill Bellew
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 5:18. 2008
    ..Methods comprised a literature and policy review, audit of relevant web sites, document searches and surveys of international stakeholders...
  92. ncbi request reprint Social influences for smoking in pregnancy in south western Sydney antenatal clinic attendees
    Mohammed Mohsin
    Centre for Research Evidence Management and Surveillance, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 47:207-12. 2007
    ..They were less aware of the potential health risks of smoking in pregnancy (SIP). High levels of SIP remain a public health problem, and effective interventions are needed...
  93. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the national 'Push Play' campaign in New Zealand--creating population awareness of physical activity
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    N Z Med J 116:U535. 2003
    ..This paper describes the impact of an initiative to increase physical activity at a population level in New Zealand...
  94. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and endometrial cancer risk: a review of the current evidence, biologic mechanisms and the quality of physical activity assessment methods
    Anne E Cust
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, and Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 18:243-58. 2007
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Parity and pregnancy outcomes
    Jun Bai
    Division of Women s and Child Health, Liverpool Health Service, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:274-8. 2002
    ..We conducted a study to evaluate the association between parity and pregnancy outcomes and to clarify the basis of the classification of risk based on parity...
  96. ncbi request reprint Television food advertising to children: the extent and nature of exposure
    Bridget Kelly
    Australian Centre for Health Promotion, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 10:1234-40. 2007
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Clinical examination is an inaccurate predictor of intraabdominal pressure
    Michael Sugrue
    Department of Surgery and Trauma, University of New South Wales, Liverpool Hospital, Elizabeth Street, Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales 2170, Australia
    World J Surg 26:1428-31. 2002
    ..2%; npv, 88.6%. The mean difference in IAP values between intravesicular readings and clinical estimates was -1.0 +/- 4.1. Prediction of IAP using clinical examination is not accurate enough to replace intravesicular IAP measurements...
  98. 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...
  99. pmc Physical Activity Policy Development: a synopsis of the WHO/CDC Consultation, September 29 through October 2, 2002, Atlanta, Georgia
    Roy J Shephard
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health and Graduate Department of Exercise Sciences, and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Rep 119:346-51. 2004
    ..This article summarizes the context and outcomes of the consultation. It also includes elaboration of a Comprehensive Physical Activity Policy Framework developed as a product of the meeting...
  100. ncbi request reprint Twenty-year trends in physical activity among Canadian adults
    Cora L Craig
    Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:59-63. 2004
    ..Physical inactivity is associated with increased risk of mortality and chronic diseases, yet trend information is lacking in most countries. This investigation examines physical activity levels of Canadian adults aged 18 years and older...
  101. ncbi request reprint Effect of Australia's Walk to Work Day campaign on adults' active commuting and physical activity behavior
    Dafna Merom
    NSW Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 19:159-62. 2005
    ..To determine whether Australia's Walk to Work Day media campaign resulted in behavioral change among targeted groups...