Elizabeth Eakin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Design of a randomized controlled trial for multiple cancer risk behaviors among Spanish-speaking Mexican-origin smokers
    Yessenia Castro
    School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:237. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A randomized trial of a telephone-delivered exercise intervention for non-urban dwelling women newly diagnosed with breast cancer: exercise for health
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 43:229-38. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Telephone counseling for physical activity and diet in primary care patients
    Elizabeth Eakin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 36:142-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Health behaviors of cancer survivors: data from an Australian population-based survey
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Level 3, Public Health Building, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 18:881-94. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of physical activity and dietary change following a telephone-delivered intervention
    Elizabeth Eakin
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre CPRC, Herston Qld, Australia
    Health Psychol 29:566-73. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Spanish-language version of the chronic illness resources survey
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 14:76-85. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The Logan Healthy Living Program: a cluster randomized trial of a telephone-delivered physical activity and dietary behavior intervention for primary care patients with type 2 diabetes or hypertension from a socially disadvantaged community--rationale, de
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:439-54. 2008
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Health status of long-term cancer survivors: results from an Australian population-based sample
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, University of Queensland, Level 3, Public Health Building, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1969-76. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of multiple cancer risk behaviors in an Australian population-based survey: results from the Queensland Cancer Risk Study
    Katrin Hausdorf
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, Spring Hill, QLD, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1339-47. 2008

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  1. pmc Design of a randomized controlled trial for multiple cancer risk behaviors among Spanish-speaking Mexican-origin smokers
    Yessenia Castro
    School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:237. 2013
    ..S. population and are the fastest growing minority group in the country. Efforts to intervene on these important lifestyle factors among Latinos may accelerate the elimination of cancer-related health disparities...
  2. doi request reprint A randomized trial of a telephone-delivered exercise intervention for non-urban dwelling women newly diagnosed with breast cancer: exercise for health
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 43:229-38. 2012
    ..Physical activity is important following breast cancer. Trials of non-face-to-face interventions are needed to assist in reaching women living outside major metropolitan areas...
  3. doi request reprint Telephone counseling for physical activity and diet in primary care patients
    Elizabeth Eakin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 36:142-9. 2009
    ..The delivery of effective interventions to assist patients to improve their physical activity and dietary behaviors is a challenge in the busy primary care setting...
  4. ncbi request reprint Health behaviors of cancer survivors: data from an Australian population-based survey
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Level 3, Public Health Building, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 18:881-94. 2007
    ..This study compared health behaviors among a large sample of Australian adult cancer survivors with an age- and sex-matched cohort of people with no cancer history...
  5. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of physical activity and dietary change following a telephone-delivered intervention
    Elizabeth Eakin
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre CPRC, Herston Qld, Australia
    Health Psychol 29:566-73. 2010
    ..To examine the maintenance of behavioral changes 6 months following a telephone-delivered physical activity and diet intervention...
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Spanish-language version of the chronic illness resources survey
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 14:76-85. 2007
    ..The CIRS-Spanish is a reliable and valid instrument for measurement of multilevel support for chronic illness management in low-income, Spanish-speaking patients with a variety of chronic conditions...
  7. ncbi request reprint The Logan Healthy Living Program: a cluster randomized trial of a telephone-delivered physical activity and dietary behavior intervention for primary care patients with type 2 diabetes or hypertension from a socially disadvantaged community--rationale, de
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:439-54. 2008
    ..Thus there is an important need to evaluate other feasible and effective means of delivering evidence-based physical activity and dietary behaviour programs to patients in primary care, including telephone counseling interventions...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health status of long-term cancer survivors: results from an Australian population-based sample
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, University of Queensland, Level 3, Public Health Building, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1969-76. 2006
    ..This study investigated the health implications of longer-term cancer survivorship in an Australian, population-based sample...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of multiple cancer risk behaviors in an Australian population-based survey: results from the Queensland Cancer Risk Study
    Katrin Hausdorf
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, Spring Hill, QLD, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1339-47. 2008
    ..To report on the prevalence, clustering, and correlates of behavioral risk factors for cancer in the Queensland, Australia, population...
  11. doi request reprint Exercise for health: a randomized, controlled trial evaluating the impact of a pragmatic, translational exercise intervention on the quality of life, function and treatment-related side effects following breast cancer
    Sandra C Hayes
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 137:175-86. 2013
    ..This translational intervention trial, delivered either FtF or Tel, supports exercise as a form of adjuvant breast cancer therapy that can prevent declines in fitness and function during treatment and optimise recovery post-treatment...
  12. doi request reprint Unmet supportive care needs and interest in services among patients with a brain tumour and their carers
    Monika Janda
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 71:251-8. 2008
    ..To assess the supportive care needs and interest in related services among brain tumour patients and their carers and to compare the level of unmet needs to other cancer populations...
  13. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a telephone-delivered intervention for physical activity and diet
    Nicholas Graves
    Queensland University of Technology, Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 4:e7135. 2009
    ..The cost-effectiveness of a Telephone Counselling intervention to improve physical activity and diet, targeting adults with established chronic diseases in a low socio-economic area of a major Australian city was examined...
  14. ncbi request reprint Control group improvements in physical activity intervention trials and possible explanatory factors: a systematic review
    Lauren Waters
    School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 9:884-95. 2012
    ..Several recent physical activity intervention trials have reported physical activity improvements in control group participants. Explanations have been proposed, but not systematically investigated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Unmet needs of gynaecological cancer survivors: implications for developing community support services
    Vanessa Beesley
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Psychooncology 17:392-400. 2008
    ..Further assistance with the top specific concerns of gynaecological cancer survivors is recommended. Identified subgroups with higher needs are important targets for support...
  16. ncbi request reprint Who participates in physical activity intervention trials?
    Lauren Ashleigh Waters
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 8:85-103. 2011
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  17. pmc Relationships of sun-protection habit strength with sunscreen use during outdoor sport and physical activity
    Sheleigh Lawler
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston QLD 4006, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:916-23. 2012
    ..This association was strongest for adequate sunscreen use in both settings. In conclusion, this study suggests that the measure of sun protection habit strength is a potentially useful assessment tool for future sun protection studies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time of breast cancer survivors, and associations with adiposity: findings from NHANES (2003-2006)
    Brigid M Lynch
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 21:283-8. 2010
    ..We report the cross-sectional associations of objectively assessed physical activity and sedentary time with adiposity in a sample of breast cancer survivors from the United States...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of sunburn in Queensland
    Carla Rogers
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 20:102-6. 2009
    ..In response to this, public education campaigns have incorporated messages about reducing sun exposure and avoiding sunburn. This study sought to describe the prevalence of and factors associated with sunburn in Queensland residents...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analyses and modelling the lifetime costs and benefits of health-behaviour interventions
    Nicholas Graves
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove Campus, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, QLD 4059, Australia
    Chronic Illn 2:97-107. 2006
    ..The existing literature only captures short-term economic and health outcomes...
  21. doi request reprint Gynecological cancer survivors' health behaviors and their associations with quality of life
    Vanessa L Beesley
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 19:775-82. 2008
    ..To evaluate health behaviors (smoking, physical activity, fruit and vegetable intake) and body mass index of gynecological cancer survivors and their association with quality of life...
  22. doi request reprint Is measurement error altered by participation in a physical activity intervention?
    Elisabeth Winkler
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:1004-11. 2013
    ..Few studies have examined agreement between self-report and device-based measures in the intervention trial context or whether the difference between measures is influenced by intervention participation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Multiple health behavior changes and co-variation in a telephone counseling trial
    Sheleigh P Lawler
    The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, 4006, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 39:250-7. 2010
    ..Delivering effective multiple health behavior interventions to large numbers of adults with chronic conditions via primary care settings is a public health priority...
  24. ncbi request reprint Health behaviours in survivors of childhood cancer
    Marina Reeves
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, University of Queensland, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:95-6. 2007
    ..These survivors expressed strong interest in health promotion aimed at improving diet and physical activity...
  25. ncbi request reprint Lymphedema after gynecological cancer treatment : prevalence, correlates, and supportive care needs
    Vanessa Beesley
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Public Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Brisbane, Australia
    Cancer 109:2607-14. 2007
    ..Few studies have evaluated lymphedema after gynecological cancer treatment. The aim of this research was to establish prevalence, correlates, and supportive care needs of gynecological cancer survivors who develop lymphedema...
  26. doi request reprint Follow-up care after breast cancer treatment: experiences and perceptions of service provision and provider interactions in rural Australian women
    Sheleigh Lawler
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 19:1975-82. 2011
    ..This study aims to explore and examine experiences and perceptions of follow-up care (medical and psychosocial) after active treatment for breast cancer among women living outside major Australian cities...
  27. ncbi request reprint Quality of life among patients with a brain tumor and their carers
    Monika Janda
    School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Women s and Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 63:617-23. 2007
    ..This study assessed the quality of life and psychosocial well-being of brain tumor patients and their carers...
  28. doi request reprint Design and implementation of the Exercise for Health trial -- a pragmatic exercise intervention for women with breast cancer
    SANDRA HAYES
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, 4059, Queensland, Australia
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:577-85. 2011
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the study design, along with outcomes related to recruitment, retention and representativeness, and intervention participation...
  29. doi request reprint Systematic review of maintenance of behavior change following physical activity and dietary interventions
    Brianna Fjeldsoe
    School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Herston Campus, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Health Psychol 30:99-109. 2011
    ..do trials report on maintenance of behavior change? 2) How frequently do interventions achieve maintenance of behavior change? 3) What sample, methodologic, or intervention characteristics are common to trials achieving maintenance?..
  30. 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
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  31. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure and sun protection behaviours among young adult sport competitors
    Sheleigh Lawler
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, Level 3, Public Health Building, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:230-4. 2007
    ..To explore the relationship between sun protection and physical activity in young adults (18-30 years) involved in four organised sports...
  32. ncbi request reprint Solaria use in Queensland, Australia
    Sheleigh P Lawler
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre and Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:479-82. 2006
    ..To describe the demographics of solarium users and the correlates of solarium use in Queensland...
  33. ncbi request reprint Exploring the feasibility and acceptability of using internet technology to promote physical activity within a defined community
    Alison L Marshall
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia
    Health Promot J Austr 16:82-4. 2005
    ..To explore the feasibility of using the Internet and e-mail to promote physical activity in a defined community...
  34. pmc Characteristics of control group participants who increased their physical activity in a cluster-randomized lifestyle intervention trial
    Lauren A Waters
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:27. 2011
    ....
  35. pmc The impact of behavioural screening on intervention outcomes in a randomised, controlled multiple behaviour intervention trial
    Lauren A Waters
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:24. 2011
    ..Furthermore, the impact of this type of screening on intervention participation and intervention effects is unknown...
  36. doi request reprint A telephone-delivered physical activity and dietary intervention for type 2 diabetes and hypertension: does intervention dose influence outcomes?
    Ana D Goode
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 25:257-63. 2011
    ..To examine associations of intervention dose with behavior change outcomes in a telephone counseling intervention for physical activity and dietary change...
  37. pmc Living Well with Diabetes: a randomized controlled trial of a telephone-delivered intervention for maintenance of weight loss, physical activity and glycaemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    The University of Queensland, Level 3 Public Health Building, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Herston Road, Herston, QLD, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:452. 2010
    ..Telephone-delivered interventions have the potential to address these gaps...
  38. ncbi request reprint Website-delivered physical activity interventions a review of the literature
    Corneel Vandelanotte
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:54-64. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to systematically review the research findings and outcomes of website-delivered physical activity interventions and to identify relationships of intervention attributes with behavioral outcomes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Recruitment and retention of Latinos in a primary care-based physical activity and diet trial: The Resources for Health study
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4006, Australia
    Health Educ Res 22:361-71. 2007
    ..By engaging the community, clinicians and patients, this study was able to successfully recruit and retain a large proportion of this often difficult to reach Latino sub-population of patients with multiple chronic conditions...
  40. 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
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Randomized trial of a neighborhood environment-focused physical activity website intervention
    Shannon L Ferney
    The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Prev Med 48:144-50. 2009
    ..To evaluate the use of a local neighborhood environment-focused physical activity website and its effects on walking and overall physical activity in middle-aged adults...
  42. ncbi request reprint Telephone interventions for physical activity and dietary behavior change: a systematic review
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 32:419-34. 2007
    ..For this purpose, telephone counseling interventions have considerable potential...
  43. ncbi request reprint Resources for health: a primary-care-based diet and physical activity intervention targeting urban Latinos with multiple chronic conditions
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Health Psychol 26:392-400. 2007
    ..The Resources for Health trial evaluates a social-ecologically based lifestyle (physical activity and diet) intervention targeting low-income, largely Spanish-speaking patients with multiple chronic conditions...
  44. ncbi request reprint The Queensland Cancer Risk Study: behavioural risk factor results
    Tracey DiSipio
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Spring Hill, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:375-82. 2006
    ..To describe the population prevalence of key cancer risk behaviours in Queensland...
  45. pmc Objectively measured activity patterns among adults in residential aged care
    Natasha Reid
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:6783-98. 2013
    ..To determine the feasibility of using the activPAL3(TM) activity monitor, and, to describe the activity patterns of residential aged care residents...
  46. doi request reprint Gynecological cancer survivors and community support services: referral, awareness, utilization and satisfaction
    Vanessa L Beesley
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Psychooncology 19:54-61. 2010
    ..To quantify gynecological cancer survivors' referral to, awareness of, utilization of and satisfaction with community support services, as well as the factors associated with service use...
  47. 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
    ....
  48. pmc 'Get Healthy, Stay Healthy': protocol for evaluation of a lifestyle intervention delivered by text-message following the Get Healthy Information and Coaching ServiceĀ®
    Brianna Fjeldsoe
    School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:112. 2014
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Supportive care needs of people with brain tumours and their carers
    Monika Janda
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Spring Hill, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 14:1094-103. 2006
    ..A qualitative investigation was conducted to examine the supportive care needs of patients with brain tumour and their carers...
  50. pmc Older persons' perception of risk of falling: implications for fall-prevention campaigns
    Karen Hughes
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Rd, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, 4059, Australia
    Am J Public Health 98:351-7. 2008
    ..We examined older people's attitudes about falls and implications for the design of fall-prevention awareness campaigns...
  51. ncbi request reprint Non-cancer mortality among people diagnosed with cancer (Australia)
    Peter D Baade
    Epidemiology Unit, Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Spring Hill QLD, Brisbane, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:287-97. 2006
    ..To investigate whether people diagnosed with cancer have an increased risk of death from non-cancer causes compared to the general population...
  52. ncbi request reprint Reaching those most in need: a review of diabetes self-management interventions in disadvantaged populations
    Elizabeth G Eakin
    Queensland University of Technology, Schools of Public Health and Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Australia
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 18:26-35. 2002
    ..Studies that explicitly address the community context and that address multiple issues related to public health impact of DSME interventions are recommended to enhance long-term results...
  53. 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...