W J Brown

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Biological, socio-demographic, work and lifestyle determinants of sitting in young adult women: a prospective cohort study
    Léonie Uijtdewilligen
    The University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:7. 2014
  2. pmc Impact of behavioural risk factors on death within 10 years for women and men in their 70s: absolute risk charts
    Annette Dobson
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:669. 2012
  3. pmc Physical and psychosocial benefits of yoga in cancer patients and survivors, a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Laurien M Buffart
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 12:559. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Physical activity and all-cause mortality in older women and men
    Wendy J Brown
    The University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies, St Lucia, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 46:664-8. 2012
  5. 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
  6. pmc How many steps/day are enough? For adults
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behavior Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:79. 2011
  7. pmc Moderators and mediators of pedometer use and step count increase in the "10,000 Steps Ghent" intervention
    Katrien De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:3. 2009
  8. pmc Do walking strategies to increase physical activity reduce reported sitting in workplaces: a randomized control trial
    Nicholas D Gilson
    School of Human Movement Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:43. 2009
  9. pmc Evaluating the effectiveness of psychosocial resilience training for heart health, and the added value of promoting physical activity: a cluster randomized trial of the READY program
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:427. 2009
  10. pmc HABITAT: A longitudinal multilevel study of physical activity change in mid-aged adults
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:76. 2009

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Publications74

  1. doi request reprint Biological, socio-demographic, work and lifestyle determinants of sitting in young adult women: a prospective cohort study
    Léonie Uijtdewilligen
    The University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:7. 2014
    ..The aim was to examine the biological, socio-demographic, work-related and lifestyle determinants of sitting time (including during transport, work and leisure) in young adult Australian women...
  2. pmc Impact of behavioural risk factors on death within 10 years for women and men in their 70s: absolute risk charts
    Annette Dobson
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:669. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper is to calculate population based estimates and display them using simple charts that may be useful communication tools for public health authorities, health care providers and policy makers...
  3. pmc Physical and psychosocial benefits of yoga in cancer patients and survivors, a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Laurien M Buffart
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 12:559. 2012
    ..This study aimed to systematically review the evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and to conduct a meta-analysis of the effects of yoga on physical and psychosocial outcomes in cancer patients and survivors...
  4. doi request reprint Physical activity and all-cause mortality in older women and men
    Wendy J Brown
    The University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies, St Lucia, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 46:664-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to compare relationships between physical activity and mortality in older women and men...
  5. 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
    ..abstract:..
  6. pmc How many steps/day are enough? For adults
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Walking Behavior Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:79. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Moderators and mediators of pedometer use and step count increase in the "10,000 Steps Ghent" intervention
    Katrien De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:3. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  8. pmc Do walking strategies to increase physical activity reduce reported sitting in workplaces: a randomized control trial
    Nicholas D Gilson
    School of Human Movement Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:43. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  9. pmc Evaluating the effectiveness of psychosocial resilience training for heart health, and the added value of promoting physical activity: a cluster randomized trial of the READY program
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:427. 2009
    ..This paper describes the design and measures of a study to evaluate a resilience training program (READY) to promote psychosocial well-being for heart health, and the added value of integrating physical activity promotion...
  10. pmc HABITAT: A longitudinal multilevel study of physical activity change in mid-aged adults
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:76. 2009
    ....
  11. pmc Protocol for Fit Bodies, Fine Minds: a randomized controlled trial on the affect of exercise and cognitive training on cognitive functioning in older adults
    Siobhan T O'Dwyer
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 7:23. 2007
    ..This study will examine the impact of an exercise training program, and a combined exercise and cognitive training program, on the cognitive and physical functioning of older adults...
  12. 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
    ....
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of surveys used to measure physical activity
    Wendy Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:128-34. 2004
    ..To compare the level of agreement in results obtained from four physical activity (PA) measurement instruments that are in use in Australia and around the world...
  16. ncbi request reprint Individual or population approaches to the promotion of physical activity...is that the question?
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:35-7; discussion 38-9. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Updating the evidence on physical activity and health in women
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:404-411. 2007
    ..This narrative review updates evidence from the last 10 years on physical activity (PA) and the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer in women...
  18. pmc Rose revisited: a "middle road" prevention strategy to reduce noncommunicable chronic disease risk
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 85:886-7. 2007
  19. doi request reprint Physical activity, Body Mass Index and health care costs in mid-age Australian women
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:150-5. 2008
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Stand up, sit down, keep moving: turning circles in physical activity research?
    W J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 43:86-8. 2009
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of a modified self-administered version of the Active Australia physical activity survey in a sample of mid-age women
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:535-41. 2008
    ..To assess the test-retest reliability and validity of a modified self-administered version of the Active Australia physical activity survey...
  22. doi request reprint Effects of having a baby on weight gain
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 38:163-70. 2010
    ..Women often blame weight gain in early adulthood on having a baby...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of physical activity and depressive symptoms in middle-aged women
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 29:265-72. 2005
    ..Although many studies support an inverse association between physical activity (PA) and depressive symptoms, prospective relationships between these variables have been confounded by pre-existing psychological and physical health problems...
  25. ncbi request reprint Identifying the energy gap: magnitude and determinants of 5-year weight gain in midage women
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Obes Res 13:1431-41. 2005
    ..The aims of this study were to estimate average yearly weight gain in midage women and to identify the determinants of weight gain and gaining weight at double the average rate...
  26. ncbi request reprint Life transitions and changing physical activity patterns in young women
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 25:140-3. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to ascertain whether key life events experienced by young women in their early twenties are associated with increasing levels of inactivity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparison of estimates of population levels of physical activity using two measures
    W J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:520-5. 2000
    ..To compare estimates of population levels of 'adequate activity' for health benefit in different age and sex groups using two different measures--kilocalories (kcals) and Mets.mins...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relationships between body mass index and well-being in young Australian women
    W J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1360-8. 2000
    ..To explore relationships between body mass index (BMI, kg/m2) and indicators of health and well-being in young Australian women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Changes in physical symptoms during the menopause transition
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 9:53-67. 2002
    ..Compared with premenopausal women, odds ratios for night sweats increased for women in consecutive stages of the menopause transition and remained high in the postmenopausal women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sitting time and work patterns as indicators of overweight and obesity in Australian adults
    W J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1340-6. 2003
    ..In this paper, the findings of two recent studies are used to explore the relationships between sitting time (in transport, work and leisure), physical activity and body mass index (BMI) in two contrasting samples of adult Australians...
  31. ncbi request reprint Leisure time physical activity in Australian women: relationship with well being and symptoms
    W J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland
    Res Q Exerc Sport 71:206-16. 2000
    ..Although cross-sectional, the findings suggest that low-to-moderate levels of exercise are associated with a range of health benefits for women of all ages. These preliminary findings will be followed up during the longitudinal study...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sitting time and socio-economic differences in overweight and obesity
    K I Proper
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:169-76. 2007
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Do walking and leisure-time physical activity protect against arthritis in older women?
    K C Heesch
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:1086-91. 2008
    ..To examine the prospective dose-response relationships between both leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and walking with self-reported arthritis in older women...
  34. doi request reprint Major dietary patterns of young and middle aged women: results from a prospective Australian cohort study
    G D Mishra
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:1125-33. 2010
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and health: updating the evidence 2000-2003
    W J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 7:1-5. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Updating the evidence relating to physical activity intervention studies in older people
    E V Cyarto
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 7:30-8. 2004
    ..While considerable progress is being made in this area, further population-based studies that include home and whole-community interventions are required...
  37. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer survivors' exercise experiences and preferences: qualitative findings from an exercise rehabilitation programme immediately after chemotherapy
    R R Spence
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 20:257-66. 2011
    ..They further indicate directions for the implementation of future exercise programmes with this population...
  38. ncbi request reprint Measurement properties of the CHAMPS physical activity questionnaire in a sample of older Australians
    E V Cyarto
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:319-26. 2006
    ..The effective evaluation of physical activity interventions for older adults requires measurement instruments with acceptable psychometric properties that are sufficiently sensitive to detect changes in this population...
  39. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity to older adults: a preliminary evaluation of three general practice-based strategies
    C M Armit
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 8:446-50. 2005
    ..A larger study is now planned to confirm these findings...
  40. doi request reprint The effects of pole walking on health in adults: a systematic review
    J O Fritschi
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 22:e70-8. 2012
    ..The results of this systematic review indicate that PW programs have some beneficial effects on both physical and psychosocial health in adults with and without clinical conditions...
  41. doi request reprint A preliminary study of the effects of Tai Chi and Qigong medical exercise on indicators of metabolic syndrome, glycaemic control, health-related quality of life, and psychological health in adults with elevated blood glucose
    X Liu
    University of Queensland, St Lucia Queensland, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 44:704-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the feasibility, acceptability and effects of a Tai Chi and Qigong exercise programme in adults with elevated blood glucose...
  42. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of four physical activity measures used in population surveys
    W J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 7:205-15. 2004
    ..16 to 0.44). All four measures provide acceptable levels of test-retest reliability for assessing both activity status and sedentariness, and moderate reliability for assessing total minutes of activity...
  43. ncbi request reprint Too wet to exercise? Leaking urine as a barrier to physical activity in women
    W J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 4:373-8. 2001
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Parent management training and Asperger syndrome: a randomized controlled trial to evaluate a parent based intervention
    Kate Sofronoff
    University of Queensland, Australia
    Autism 8:301-17. 2004
    ..Group differences on outcome measures and in the use of strategies are discussed along with limitations of the study...
  45. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of illicit drug use in young Australian women, patterns of use and associated risk factors
    Cathy Turner
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Addiction 98:1419-26. 2003
    ..To estimate the prevalence of illicit drug use in young Australian women, determine their patterns of drug use and identify associated risk factors...
  46. ncbi request reprint General practitioner advice on physical activity--who gets it?
    Elizabeth Eakin
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 21:225-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate the prevalence and characteristics of patients who received physical activity counseling from a general practitioner...
  47. 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...
  48. doi request reprint Determinants of weight gain in young women: a review of the literature
    Sarah Wane
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1327-40. 2010
    ..Given its long-term deleterious health effects, it is important to know the determinants of this weight gain. However, other than in relation to pregnancy, little is known about the determinants of weight gain in this population group...
  49. doi request reprint Health across generations: findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health
    Jayne C Lucke
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, QLD, Australia
    Biol Res Nurs 12:162-70. 2010
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Accuracy of body mass index estimated from self-reported height and weight in mid-aged Australian women
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:620-3. 2010
    ..To assess the accuracy of body mass index (BMI) estimated from self-reported height and weight from a mailed survey, in a population-based sample of mid-aged Australian women...
  51. doi request reprint A systematic review of the association between physical activity and colorectal cancer risk
    R R Spence
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD, Australia
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 19:764-81. 2009
    ..Heterogeneity in the evidence from all studies and from the highest quality studies was evident. Evidence from cohort studies is not sufficient to claim a convincing relationship exists between PA and CRC risk...
  52. doi request reprint Prospective association between physical activity and falls in community-dwelling older women
    K C Heesch
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:421-6. 2008
    ..To explore associations between physical activity and the risk of falls and fractured bones in community-dwelling older women...
  53. ncbi request reprint How much activity for health benefit?
    W J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 6:141-3. 2003
  54. ncbi request reprint Relationships between nutrition screening checklists and the health and well-being of older Australian women
    Amanda J Patterson
    Research Centre for Gender and Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 5:65-71. 2002
    ..To examine associations between nutrition screening checklists and the health of older women...
  55. ncbi request reprint Mediators of physical activity behavior change among women with young children
    Yvette D Miller
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 23:98-103. 2002
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of two strategies for promoting increased PA among mothers of preschool-aged children, and to explore the mediators of any resulting change in PA behavior...
  56. ncbi request reprint Managing urinary incontinence across the lifespan
    Yvette D Miller
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 10:143-61. 2003
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Retention, adherence and compliance: important considerations for home- and group-based resistance training programs for older adults
    Elizabeth V Cyarto
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:402-12. 2006
    ..05). Both home- and group-based formats were successful over the short-term, but, in retirement villages, the group program had better adherence and compliance in the longer-term...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effects of "10,000 steps Ghent": a whole-community intervention
    Katrien A De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Am J Prev Med 33:455-63. 2007
    ..The aim of this article is to describe the effectiveness of the physical activity promotion project "10,000 Steps Ghent" after 1 year of intervention...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cohort Profile: the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health
    Christina Lee
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 34:987-91. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Short-term weight change and the incidence of diabetes in midlife: results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health
    Gita D Mishra
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Diabetes Care 30:1418-24. 2007
    ..This study investigates the relative impact of BMI at baseline and short-term (2- or 3-year) weight changes on the incidence of diabetes...
  61. ncbi request reprint Physical activity promotion in primary care: bridging the gap between research and practice
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    Queensland Cancer Fund Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control and Queensland University of Technology, Centre for Health Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 27:297-303. 2004
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint How does the health and well-being of young Australian vegetarian and semi-vegetarian women compare with non-vegetarians?
    Surinder Baines
    School of Health Sciences, Nutrition and Dietetics, Box 38, Hunter Building, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 10:436-42. 2007
    ..To compare the sociodemographic characteristics, health status and health service use of vegetarians, semi-vegetarians and non-vegetarians...
  63. ncbi request reprint Occupational sitting time and overweight and obesity in Australian workers
    W Kerry Mummery
    School of Health and Human Performance, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 29:91-7. 2005
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint A qualitative review of the role of qigong in the management of diabetes
    Liu Xin
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 13:427-33. 2007
    ..To review the evidence relating to the effectiveness of qigong in the management of diabetes...
  65. ncbi request reprint "It's my hormones, doctor"--does physical activity help with menopausal symptoms?
    Mireille N M van Poppel
    School of Human Movement Studies, Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia
    Menopause 15:78-85. 2008
    ..To assess the relationship between changes in physical activity and self-reported vasomotor, somatic, and psychological symptoms...
  66. ncbi request reprint Physical and mental health: changes during menopause transition
    Gita D Mishra
    Research Centre for Gender and Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Qual Life Res 12:405-12. 2003
    ..To measure changes in physical and mental health in six groups of women defined by menopausal status or use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Indexes of insulin resistance and secretion in obese children and adolescents: a validation study
    Louise S Conwell
    Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Diabetes Care 27:314-9. 2004
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Incidence, etiology, and symptomatology of upper respiratory illness in elite athletes
    Luke Spence
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:577-86. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to identify and evaluate the incidence, pathogenic etiology, and symptomatology of acute URI during a 5-month training and competition period...
  69. ncbi request reprint It just doesn't speak to me: mid-aged men's reactions to '10,000 Steps a Day'
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland
    Health Promot J Austr 19:52-9. 2008
    ..This study aimed to explore men's reactions to the 10,000 Steps a Day message, the use of pedometers, and other strategies for increasing PA...
  70. doi request reprint Comparison of the effects of a home-based and group-based resistance training program on functional ability in older adults
    Elizabeth V Cyarto
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 23:13-7. 2008
    ..To compare the effectiveness of home- and group-based, progressive resistance training programs and a group walking program in improving functional performance in older adults...
  71. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence across the lifespan
    Yvette D Miller
    Department of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:550-7. 2003
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint 3. Is exercise good for you?
    Peter D Brukner
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:538-41. 2005
    ..There is no convincing evidence that exercise is itself associated with osteoarthritis, but significant joint injury which occurs during sport is associated with an increased risk of subsequent development of osteoarthritis...
  73. doi request reprint The effect of a pedometer-based physical activity intervention on sitting time
    Katrien A De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Prev Med 47:179-81. 2008
    ..To assess whether the "10,000 Steps Ghent" intervention had any effect on self-reported sitting time...
  74. 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...