Neville Owen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and population health
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, Level 3, Public Health Building, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:209-10. 2006
  2. pmc Mediators of physical activity change in a behavioral modification program for type 2 diabetes patients
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:105. 2011
  3. pmc Physical activity and sedentary behaviours among rural adults in Suixi, China: a cross-sectional study
    Ding Ding
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:37. 2011
  4. pmc Socio-demographic, psychosocial and home-environmental attributes associated with adults' domestic screen time
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:668. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based approaches to dissemination and diffusion of physical activity interventions
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 31:S35-44. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood walkability and the walking behavior of Australian adults
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:387-95. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding environmental influences on walking; Review and research agenda
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 27:67-76. 2004
  8. pmc Bicycle use for transport in an Australian and a Belgian city: associations with built-environment attributes
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    J Urban Health 87:189-98. 2010
  9. pmc Too much sitting: the population health science of sedentary behavior
    Neville Owen
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 38:105-13. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Increased cardiometabolic risk is associated with increased TV viewing time
    Katrien Wijndaele
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1511-8. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and population health
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, Level 3, Public Health Building, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:209-10. 2006
  2. pmc Mediators of physical activity change in a behavioral modification program for type 2 diabetes patients
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:105. 2011
    ..Our purpose was to examine mediation effects of changes in psychosocial variables on changes in physical activity in type 2 diabetes patients...
  3. pmc Physical activity and sedentary behaviours among rural adults in Suixi, China: a cross-sectional study
    Ding Ding
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:37. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Socio-demographic, psychosocial and home-environmental attributes associated with adults' domestic screen time
    Delfien Van Dyck
    Research Foundation Flanders FWO, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:668. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based approaches to dissemination and diffusion of physical activity interventions
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 31:S35-44. 2006
    ..The promise of widespread adoption of evidence-based physical activity interventions to improve public health is sufficient to justify devotion of substantial resources to the relevant research on dissemination and diffusion...
  6. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood walkability and the walking behavior of Australian adults
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:387-95. 2007
    ..Associations of neighborhood physical environments with adults' walking for transport and walking for recreation must be better understood...
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding environmental influences on walking; Review and research agenda
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 27:67-76. 2004
    ..Walking is the most common physical activity behavior of adults; environmental innovations may be able to influence rates of participation...
  8. pmc Bicycle use for transport in an Australian and a Belgian city: associations with built-environment attributes
    Neville Owen
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    J Urban Health 87:189-98. 2010
    ..Built-environment innovations that are increasingly being advocated by health authorities and transport planners, primarily to promote higher rates of walking for transport, should also impact positively on bicycle use...
  9. pmc Too much sitting: the population health science of sedentary behavior
    Neville Owen
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 38:105-13. 2010
    ..Sitting time, TV time, and time sitting in automobiles increase premature mortality risk. Further evidence from prospective studies, intervention trials, and population-based behavioral studies is required...
  10. doi request reprint Increased cardiometabolic risk is associated with increased TV viewing time
    Katrien Wijndaele
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1511-8. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Breaks in sedentary time: beneficial associations with metabolic risk
    Genevieve N Healy
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Diabetes Care 31:661-6. 2008
    ..In addition to the effects of total sedentary time, the manner in which it is accumulated may also be important. We examined the association of breaks in objectively measured sedentary time with biological markers of metabolic risk...
  12. doi request reprint Health behaviors of Australian colorectal cancer survivors, compared with noncancer population controls
    Anna L Hawkes
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, P O Box 201, Spring Hill, Brisbane, 4004, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 16:1097-104. 2008
    ..Body weight and health behaviors (smoking status, alcohol consumption, and physical activity) were examined in a population-based sample of colorectal cancer survivors and compared to a matched population group...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood walkability and TV viewing time among Australian adults
    Takemi Sugiyama
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:444-9. 2007
    ..Associations of neighborhood walkability (based on dwelling density, street connectivity, land-use mix, and net retail area) and television viewing time were compared in a large, spatially-derived sample of Australian adults...
  14. 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...
  15. doi 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...
  16. doi request reprint Is television viewing time a marker of a broader pattern of sedentary behavior?
    Takemi Sugiyama
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Level 3, Public Health Building, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 35:245-50. 2008
    ..One explanation of this difference may be that TV viewing is a marker of an overall pattern of sedentary behavior in women...
  17. doi 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...
  18. doi request reprint Lifestyle factors associated concurrently and prospectively with co-morbid cardiovascular disease in a population-based cohort of colorectal cancer survivors
    Anna L Hawkes
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Cancer 47:267-76. 2011
    ..To assess self-reported lifetime prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among colorectal cancer survivors, and examine the cross-sectional and prospective associations of lifestyle factors with co-morbid CVD...
  19. doi 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Habitual active transport moderates the association of TV viewing time with body mass index
    Takemi Sugiyama
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 7:11-6. 2010
    ..However, it is unknown whether the relationship of TV viewing time with body mass index (BMI) is moderated by other domains of physical activity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Objectively measured sedentary time, physical activity, and metabolic risk: the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)
    Genevieve N Healy
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Diabetes Care 31:369-71. 2008
    ..We examined the associations of objectively measured sedentary time and physical activity with continuous indexes of metabolic risk in Australian adults without known diabetes...
  22. doi request reprint Physical activity, television viewing time, and retinal vascular caliber
    Satyamurthy Anuradha
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:280-6. 2011
    ..to examine the associations of physical activity and television (TV) viewing time with retinal vascular caliber in Australian adults...
  23. doi request reprint Television time and continuous metabolic risk in physically active adults
    Genevieve N Healy
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:639-45. 2008
    ..Among Australian adults who met the public health guideline for the minimum health-enhancing levels of physical activity, we examined the dose-response associations of television-viewing time with continuous metabolic risk variables...
  24. doi request reprint Associations between television viewing time and overall sitting time with the metabolic syndrome in older men and women: the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle study
    Paul A Gardiner
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:788-96. 2011
    ..To examine associations between self-reported television (TV) viewing time and overall sitting time with the metabolic syndrome and its components...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Translation from research to practice: community dissemination of a telephone-delivered physical activity and dietary behavior change intervention
    Ana D Goode
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 26:253-9. 2012
    ..To describe the process of translating an evidence-based, telephone-delivered physical activity and dietary behavior change intervention from research into practice. Design: Descriptive case study...
  27. pmc Sedentary time and cardio-metabolic biomarkers in US adults: NHANES 2003-06
    Genevieve N Healy
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Eur Heart J 32:590-7. 2011
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Sit-stand workstations: a pilot intervention to reduce office sitting time
    Taleb A Alkhajah
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 43:298-303. 2012
    ..Sitting time is a prevalent health risk among office-based workers...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint Smoking reduction and cessation among young adult women: a 7-year prospective analysis
    Liane McDermott
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1457-66. 2008
    ..Our study suggests that reducing from daily to nondaily smoking may promote smoking cessation among daily smokers. This observation warrants verification in other populations and in experimental studies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Objectively measured light-intensity physical activity is independently associated with 2-h plasma glucose
    Genevieve N Healy
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Diabetes Care 30:1384-9. 2007
    ..We examined the associations of objectively measured sedentary time, light-intensity physical activity, and moderate- to vigorous-intensity activity with fasting and 2-h postchallenge plasma glucose in Australian adults...
  32. doi request reprint Determinants of continuity and change over 10 years in young women's smoking
    Liane McDermott
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre and School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Addiction 104:478-87. 2009
    ..To examine prospectively continuity and change in smoking behaviour and associated attributes over a 10-year period...
  33. doi request reprint Relationship of television time with accelerometer-derived sedentary time: NHANES
    Bronwyn K Clark
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:822-8. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship of self-reported television (TV) viewing time with accelerometer-derived total sedentary time and to determine whether it differs by subgroup...
  34. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic correlates of prolonged television viewing time in Australian men and women: the AusDiab study
    Bronwyn Kay Clark
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 7:595-601. 2010
    ..Sedentary behaviors, particularly television viewing (TV) time, are associated with adverse health outcomes in adults, independent of physical activity levels. These associations are stronger and more consistent for women than for men...
  35. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, activity change, and their correlates in a population-based sample of colorectal cancer survivors
    Brigid M Lynch
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council, Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 34:135-43. 2007
    ..Physical activity can provide benefits to cancer survivors, including reduced symptoms and treatment side effects, improved overall quality of life, and decreased risk of other chronic diseases...
  36. ncbi request reprint Measuring physical activity change in broad-reach intervention trials
    Marina M Reeves
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 7:194-202. 2010
    ..We compared the responsiveness to change (prepost intervention) of 3 commonly-used self-report measures of physical activity...
  37. doi request reprint Validity of self-reported measures of workplace sitting time and breaks in sitting time
    Bronwyn K Clark
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1907-12. 2011
    ..Here, we examined the criterion validity of a brief self-reported measure of workplace sitting time and breaks in sitting time...
  38. doi request reprint Physical activity for recreation or exercise on neighbourhood streets: associations with perceived environmental attributes
    Takemi Sugiyama
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, Level 3, Public Health Building, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Health Place 15:1058-63. 2009
    ..Enhancing these environmental attributes and perceptions about them may be effective in promoting residents' physical activity...
  39. pmc Associations between recreational walking and attractiveness, size, and proximity of neighborhood open spaces
    Takemi Sugiyama
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland Public Health Building, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006 Australia
    Am J Public Health 100:1752-7. 2010
    ..We examined associations of attractiveness, size, and proximity of multiple neighborhood open spaces (NOSs) with recreational walking...
  40. ncbi request reprint Reaching out to promote physical activity in Australia: a statewide randomized controlled trial of a stage-targeted intervention
    Alison L Marshall
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 18:283-7. 2004
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Feasibility of reducing older adults' sedentary time
    Paul A Gardiner
    University of Queensland, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 41:174-7. 2011
    ..Sedentary time (too much sitting, as distinct from lack of exercise) is a prevalent risk to health among older adults...
  42. doi request reprint Associations of physical activity and television viewing time with retinal vascular caliber in a multiethnic Asian population
    Satyamurthy Anuradha
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:6522-8. 2011
    ..Additional cross-sectional and longitudinal studies are needed to further clarify the potential mediating role of the microvasculature in the relationship between these behavioral risk factors and poor cardiometabolic health outcomes...
  43. doi request reprint Television viewing time and risk of chronic kidney disease in adults: the AusDiab Study
    Brigid M Lynch
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 40:265-74. 2010
    ..Television viewing time independent of physical activity is associated with a number of chronic diseases and related risk factors; however, its relationship with chronic kidney disease is unknown...
  44. pmc Physical activity, television viewing time, and retinal microvascular caliber: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Satyamurthy Anuradha
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 173:518-25. 2011
    ..No associations were noted with arteriolar caliber. Lower levels of physical activity (among non-Hispanic whites and Hispanics) and higher levels of television viewing time (among whites) are associated with wider retinal venules...
  45. doi request reprint Prospective relationships of physical activity with quality of life among colorectal cancer survivors
    Brigid M Lynch
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 26:4480-7. 2008
    ..The present study aims to examine the relationships between physical activity and quality of life over 2 years after a colorectal cancer diagnosis...
  46. doi request reprint Validity and reliability of measures of television viewing time and other non-occupational sedentary behaviour of adults: a review
    Bronwyn K Clark
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Obes Rev 10:7-16. 2009
    ..To strengthen future epidemiological and health behaviour studies, the development of reliable and valid self-report instruments that cover the full range of leisure-time sedentary behaviour is a priority...
  47. ncbi request reprint Residents' perceptions of walkability attributes in objectively different neighbourhoods: a pilot study
    Eva Leslie
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Health Place 11:227-36. 2005
    ..Perceived neighbourhood environment characteristics had moderate to high test-retest reliabilities. Neighbourhood environment attribute ratings may be used in population surveys and other studies...
  48. ncbi request reprint Levels of physical activity for colon cancer prevention compared with generic public health recommendations: population prevalence and sociodemographic correlates
    Ester Cerin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Level 3, Public Health Building, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1000-2. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Beneficial associations of physical activity with 2-h but not fasting blood glucose in Australian adults: the AusDiab study
    Genevieve N Healy
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia 4006
    Diabetes Care 29:2598-604. 2006
    ..We examined the associations of physical activity with fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and with 2-h postload plasma glucose (2-h PG) in men and women with low, moderate, and high waist circumference...
  50. pmc Identifying sedentary time using automated estimates of accelerometer wear time
    Elisabeth A H Winkler
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 46:436-42. 2012
    ..Direct effects on sedentary time (<100 cpm) and indirect effects on moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA, ≥1952 cpm) time were examined...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint Small-scale randomized controlled trials need more powerful methods of mediational analysis than the Baron-Kenny method
    Ester Cerin
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:457-64. 2006
    ..The Baron-Kenny method is most commonly used, but has low statistical power and may not identify mechanisms of behavioral change in small-to-medium size studies. More powerful statistical tests are available...
  54. ncbi request reprint Print versus website physical activity programs: a randomized trial
    Alison L Marshall
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4071, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 25:88-94. 2003
    ..Programs delivered through the mail that target the stage of motivational readiness have been shown to increase activity. Communication technology (websites and e-mail) might provide a means for delivering similar programs...
  55. doi request reprint Self-reported information on the diagnosis of colorectal cancer was reliable but not necessarily valid
    Brigid M Lynch
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, PO Box 201, Spring Hill 4006, Brisbane, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:498-504. 2008
    ..We examined the test-retest reliability and validity of colorectal cancer patients reporting on the process of their diagnosis...
  56. doi request reprint Adults' past-day recall of sedentary time: reliability, validity, and responsiveness
    Bronwyn K Clark
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:1198-207. 2013
    ..This study examined the test-retest reliability, criterion validity, and responsiveness of the seven-item questionnaire, Past-day Adults' Sedentary Time (PAST)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Television viewing time and reduced life expectancy: a life table analysis
    J Lennert Veerman
    Centre for Burden of Disease and Cost Effectiveness, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 46:927-30. 2012
    ..The authors estimate the extent to which TV viewing time reduces life expectancy in Australia, 2008...
  58. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure concern, sun protection behaviors and physical activity among Australian adults
    Sheleigh Lawler
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Level 3, Public Health Building, Herston Road, Herston, QLD, 4006, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1009-14. 2007
    ..Few studies have examined sun protective behaviors, in association with physical activity. This study aimed to explore the interrelationships between sun protective behaviors and physical activity...
  59. doi request reprint Perceived barriers to physical activity for colorectal cancer survivors
    Brigid M Lynch
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, 4006 Brisbane, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 18:729-34. 2010
    ..Promoting physical activity among cancer survivors is a high priority. Understanding barriers to physical activity provides an evidence base to inform relevant strategies for doing so...
  60. doi request reprint Measuring older adults' sedentary time: reliability, validity, and responsiveness
    Paul A Gardiner
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:2127-33. 2011
    ....
  61. 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...
  62. doi request reprint Reducing sitting time in office workers: short-term efficacy of a multicomponent intervention
    Genevieve N Healy
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Brisbane, Australia
    Prev Med 57:43-8. 2013
    ..To investigate the short-term efficacy of a multicomponent intervention to reduce office workers' sitting time...
  63. ncbi request reprint Reliability of a measure of prediagnosis physical activity for cancer survivors
    Brigid M Lynch
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:715-9. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to examine the test-retest reliability of a measure of prediagnosis physical activity participation administered to colorectal cancer survivors recruited from a population-based state cancer registry...
  64. 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...
  65. pmc Joint associations of multiple leisure-time sedentary behaviours and physical activity with obesity in Australian adults
    Takemi Sugiyama
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:35. 2008
    ..We examined the joint associations of multiple sedentary behaviours and physical activity with the odds of being overweight or obese...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. doi request reprint Associations of physical activity and sitting time with the metabolic syndrome among Omani adults
    Ruth M Mabry
    Office of the WHO Representative, Muscat, Oman
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:2290-5. 2012
    ..This is the first evidence from the Arabian Gulf on associations of physical activity and sitting time with the metabolic syndrome and provides empirical evidence to inform national physical activity guidelines, policies and programs...
  69. doi request reprint Occupational sitting and health risks: a systematic review
    Jannique G Z van Uffelen
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 39:379-88. 2010
    ..e., time spent sitting) may be negatively associated with health. The aim of this study was to systematically review the evidence on associations between occupational sitting and health risks...
  70. doi request reprint Spousal concordance and reliability of the 'Prudence Score' as a summary of diet and lifestyle
    Sanjoti Parekh
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:320-4. 2009
    ..If proved robust, the 'Prudence score' might be used widely to encourage large numbers of individuals to adopt and maintain simple, healthy changes in their lifestyle...
  71. 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...
  72. pmc Occasional tobacco use among young adult women: a longitudinal analysis of smoking transitions
    Liane McDermott
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, Level 3, Public Health Building, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Australia
    Tob Control 16:248-54. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Population-based randomized controlled trial of a stage-targeted physical activity intervention
    Alison L Marshall
    The University of Queensland, School of Movement Studies, St Lucia, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 25:194-202. 2003
    ..We examined the effects of a mailed stage-targeted print intervention designed to promote physical activity, in a random sample of adults living in a regional city...
  74. doi request reprint The implications of genetic susceptibility for the prevention of colorectal cancer: a qualitative study of older adults' understanding
    Jayne Lucke
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Community Genet 11:283-8. 2008
    ..To assess whether public understandings of inherited predisposition to colorectal cancer may undermine preparedness to respond to preventive messages...
  75. 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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  76. 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...
  77. ncbi request reprint High-intensity resistance training improves glycemic control in older patients with type 2 diabetes
    David W Dunstan
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabetes Care 25:1729-36. 2002
    ..To examine the effect of high-intensity progressive resistance training combined with moderate weight loss on glycemic control and body composition in older patients with type 2 diabetes...
  78. ncbi request reprint Checklist of Health Promotion Environments at Worksites (CHEW): development and measurement characteristics
    Brian Oldenburg
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 16:288-99. 2002
    ..The Checklist of Health Promotion Environments at Worksites (CHEW) was designed as a direct observation instrument to assess characteristics of worksite environments that are known to influence health-related behaviors...
  79. ncbi request reprint Trends in physical activity participation and the impact of integrated campaigns among Australian adults, 1997-99
    Adrian Bauman
    School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:76-9. 2003
    ..To determine whether awareness of the moderate physical activity message and prevalence of participation changed among Australian adults between 1997 and 1999, and if changes differed across Australia...
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi request reprint Associations of location and perceived environmental attributes with walking in neighborhoods
    Nancy Humpel
    Health and Productivity Research Centre, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 18:239-42. 2004
    ..Ecological models highlight the importance of environmental influences. We examined associations of coastal versus noncoastal location and perceived environmental attributes with neighborhood walking, total walking, and total activity...
  82. ncbi request reprint Of mass campaigns, Red Chairs and sedentary policy processes
    Adrian Bauman
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:405-6. 2007
  83. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and sedentary behavior: a population-based study of barriers, enjoyment, and preference
    Jo Salmon
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Health Psychol 22:178-88. 2003
    ..These constructs can be used to examine individual and environmental influences on physical activity and sedentary behavior in specific populations and could inform the development of targeted interventions...
  84. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an internet-based physical activity intervention: a preliminary investigation
    Melissa A Napolitano
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:92-9. 2003
    ..As Internet access increases, and as bandwidth and other technical attributes of this medium improve, Web site delivered health behavior interventions will become increasingly useful in public health promotion...
  85. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity in Australia: the 1999-2000 Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)
    Adrian J Cameron
    Department of Epidemiology, International Diabetes Institute, 250 Kooyong Road, Caulfield, VIC 3162
    Med J Aust 178:427-32. 2003
    ..To measure the prevalence of obesity in Australian adults and to examine the associations of obesity with socioeconomic and lifestyle factors...
  86. ncbi request reprint Stages of motivational readiness for physical activity: a comparison of different algorithms of classification
    Gaston Godin
    Research Group on Behaviours in the Field of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Health Psychol 9:253-67. 2004
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  87. ncbi request reprint Protective eyewear promotion: applying principles of behaviour change in the design of a squash injury prevention programme
    Rochelle Eime
    Sports Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sports Med 34:629-38. 2004
    ..Attempts were made within the project structure to make provision for the future dissemination and sustainability of more widespread eye injury prevention measures in the sport of squash...
  88. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and television viewing in relation to risk of undiagnosed abnormal glucose metabolism in adults
    David W Dunstan
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia 3162
    Diabetes Care 27:2603-9. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the associations of physical activity time and television (TV) time with risk of "undiagnosed" abnormal glucose metabolism in Australian adults...
  89. doi request reprint New techniques and issues in assessing walking behavior and its contexts
    Patty S Freedson
    University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:S574-83. 2008
    ..In the final section, we discuss ways of measuring the walkability of neighborhoods and the community to understand the influence of the built environment on walking behavior...
  90. 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...
  91. ncbi request reprint Should we be concerned about children spending extended periods of time in sedentary pursuits even among the highly active?
    Jo Salmon
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:66-8. 2008
  92. doi request reprint Associations of perceived community environmental attributes with walking in a population-based sample of adults with type 2 diabetes
    Lorian M Taylor
    Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Ann Behav Med 35:170-8. 2008
    ..No studies have yet examined the associations of physical environmental attributes specifically with walking in adults with type 2 diabetes...
  93. ncbi request reprint Associations of leisure-time physical activity with quality of life in a large, population-based sample of colorectal cancer survivors
    Brigid M Lynch
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, PO Box 201, Spring Hill, Brisbane 4004, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 18:735-42. 2007
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  94. ncbi request reprint Associations of television viewing time with excess body weight among urban and rural high-school students in regional mainland China
    Fei Xu
    Nanjing Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2 Zizhulin, Nanjing 210003, People s Republic of China
    Public Health Nutr 11:891-6. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between television (TV) viewing and body mass index (BMI) among adolescents in a region of mainland China...
  95. ncbi request reprint Residential proximity to school and the active travel choices of parents
    Rachel Cole
    Southern Area Population Health Services, Queensland Health, Southport, Queensland
    Health Promot J Austr 18:127-34. 2007
    ..We examined the prevalence and duration of walking to and from school, together with perceived influences on doing so, among parents of primary school children...
  96. ncbi request reprint Glucose indices, health behaviors, and incidence of diabetes in Australia: the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study
    Dianna J Magliano
    International Diabetes Institute, 250 Kooyong Rd, Caulfield, Victoria, 3162, Australia
    Diabetes Care 31:267-72. 2008
    ..This national, population-based study reports diabetes incidence based on oral glucose tolerance tests (OGTTs) and identifies risk factors for diabetes in Australians...
  97. ncbi request reprint Association of television viewing with fasting and 2-h postchallenge plasma glucose levels in adults without diagnosed diabetes
    David W Dunstan
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabetes Care 30:516-22. 2007
    ..We examined the associations of television viewing time with fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and 2-h postchallenge plasma glucose (2-h PG) levels in Australian adults...
  98. ncbi request reprint Destinations that matter: associations with walking for transport
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, 111 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Health Place 13:713-24. 2007
    ..Workplace proximity was the most significant contributor to transport-related walking, especially among women. Regular walking to work resulted in the accrual of sufficient physical activity for health benefits...
  99. ncbi request reprint 'Occasional' and 'social' smokers: potential target groups for smoking cessation campaigns?
    Katherine I Morley
    Genetic Epidemiology Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, P O Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:550-4. 2006
    ..To describe the characteristics of self-described 'occasional' and 'social' Australian smokers...
  100. ncbi request reprint Home-based resistance training is not sufficient to maintain improved glycemic control following supervised training in older individuals with type 2 diabetes
    David W Dunstan
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 28:3-9. 2005
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  101. ncbi request reprint Family average income and body mass index above the healthy weight range among urban and rural residents in regional Mainland China
    Fei Xu
    Nanjing Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2 Zizhulin, Nanjing 210003, People s Republic of China
    Public Health Nutr 8:47-51. 2005
    ....