Lisa Wood

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The pet connection: pets as a conduit for social capital?
    Lisa Wood
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 61:1159-73. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Sense of community and its relationship with walking and neighborhood design
    Lisa Wood
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 10 Stirling Highway, Crawley 6009, Perth, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 70:1381-90. 2010
  3. pmc Does walkable neighbourhood design influence the association between objective crime and walking?
    Sarah Foster
    Centre for the Built Environment and Health, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:100. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Planning safer suburbs: do changes in the built environment influence residents' perceptions of crime risk?
    Sarah Foster
    Centre for the Built Environment and Health, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 97:87-94. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Selling new neighborhoods as good for walking: issues for measuring self-selection
    Andrea Nathan
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 10:5-9. 2013
  6. pmc Virtually impossible: limiting Australian children and adolescents daily screen based media use
    Stephen Houghton
    Graduate School of Education, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth 6009, WA, Australia
    BMC Public Health 15:5. 2015
  7. ncbi request reprint Try and try again--qualitative insights into adolescent smoking experimentation and notions of addiction
    Justine Leavy
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 21:208-14. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The power of policy to influence behaviour change: daylight saving and its effect on physical activity
    Michael Rosenberg
    University of Western Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:83-8. 2010
  9. pmc The pet factor - companion animals as a conduit for getting to know people, friendship formation and social support
    Lisa Wood
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0122085. 2015
  10. doi request reprint The impact of parents' fear of strangers and perceptions of informal social control on children's independent mobility
    Sarah Foster
    Centre for the Built Environment and Health, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia Electronic address
    Health Place 26:60-8. 2014

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint The pet connection: pets as a conduit for social capital?
    Lisa Wood
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 61:1159-73. 2005
    ..Social capital is another potential mechanism by which pets exert an influence on human health...
  2. doi request reprint Sense of community and its relationship with walking and neighborhood design
    Lisa Wood
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 10 Stirling Highway, Crawley 6009, Perth, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 70:1381-90. 2010
    ..g., providing street frontage, rather than flat surface parking. This finding has policy implications and warrants further investigation...
  3. pmc Does walkable neighbourhood design influence the association between objective crime and walking?
    Sarah Foster
    Centre for the Built Environment and Health, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:100. 2014
    ..This study examined associations between objective crime and walking, controlling for the characteristics of walkable neighbourhoods...
  4. doi request reprint Planning safer suburbs: do changes in the built environment influence residents' perceptions of crime risk?
    Sarah Foster
    Centre for the Built Environment and Health, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 97:87-94. 2013
    ..g., minimising incivilities, improved lighting and aesthetics)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Selling new neighborhoods as good for walking: issues for measuring self-selection
    Andrea Nathan
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 10:5-9. 2013
    ..We assessed how walking opportunities are promoted to potential buyers, by examining walkability attributes in marketing materials for housing developments...
  6. pmc Virtually impossible: limiting Australian children and adolescents daily screen based media use
    Stephen Houghton
    Graduate School of Education, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth 6009, WA, Australia
    BMC Public Health 15:5. 2015
    ..This study assesses the amount of time Australian children and adolescents spend on all types of screens and specific screen activities...
  7. ncbi request reprint Try and try again--qualitative insights into adolescent smoking experimentation and notions of addiction
    Justine Leavy
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 21:208-14. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint The power of policy to influence behaviour change: daylight saving and its effect on physical activity
    Michael Rosenberg
    University of Western Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:83-8. 2010
    ..To measure the impact of the introduction of daylight saving in Western Australia in December 2006 on when during the day adults engaged in physical activity...
  9. pmc The pet factor - companion animals as a conduit for getting to know people, friendship formation and social support
    Lisa Wood
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0122085. 2015
    ..This study investigated the indirect role of pets as facilitators for three dimensions of social relatedness; getting to know people, friendship formation and social support networks...
  10. doi request reprint The impact of parents' fear of strangers and perceptions of informal social control on children's independent mobility
    Sarah Foster
    Centre for the Built Environment and Health, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia Electronic address
    Health Place 26:60-8. 2014
    ..Initiatives that target parental fears combined with interventions that normalise children's walking may help increase independent mobility. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint Adolescents with attitude ... changes in views about smoking over time
    Jenna Mitchell
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 19:109-12. 2008
    ..Appropriate youth smoking prevention strategies require an understanding of the predictors of smoking (e.g. attitudes and beliefs) and the amenability of these to change over time...
  12. doi request reprint Neighbourhood influences on mental health in master planned estates: a qualitative study of resident perspectives
    Jacinta Francis
    Centre for the Built Environment and Health, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 25:186-92. 2014
    ..SO WHAT?: Identifying correlates of mentally healthy neighbourhoods may help urban planners design residential areas that promote healthy living...
  13. doi request reprint Examining correlates of self-reported and objectively measured physical activity among retirement village residents
    Andrea Nathan
    Centre for the Built Environment and Health, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 33:250-6. 2014
    ..Physical activity (PA) patterns of retirement village residents were investigated using self-report and objective measures...
  14. doi request reprint Exploring socioecological correlates of active living in retirement village residents
    Andrea Nathan
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    J Aging Phys Act 22:1-15. 2014
    ..Further understanding and consideration into retirement village designs that promote both walking and social participation are needed. ..
  15. doi request reprint Soft drink consumption patterns among Western Australians
    Sarah French
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:525-32. 2013
    ..To examine soft drink consumption across age, gender, socioeconomic, and body weight status groups within an adolescent and adult population...
  16. doi request reprint Exploring socioecological correlates of active living in retirement village residents
    Andrea Nathan
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    J Aging Phys Act 22:1-15. 2014
    ..Further understanding and consideration into retirement village designs that promote both walking and social participation are needed. ..
  17. doi request reprint Beyond the rhetoric: how can non-government organisations contribute to reducing health disparities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?
    Lisa Wood
    Centre for the Built Environment and Health, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 17:384-94. 2011
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint The anatomy of the safe and social suburb: an exploratory study of the built environment, social capital and residents' perceptions of safety
    Lisa Wood
    School of Population Health, UWA, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Health Place 14:15-31. 2008
    ..A high level of neighbourhood upkeep was associated with both higher social capital and feelings of safety...
  19. doi request reprint Conceptualising loneliness in adolescents: development and validation of a self-report instrument
    Stephen Houghton
    Graduate School of Education, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 45:604-16. 2014
    ..Specifically, the new self-report instrument identifies adolescents who are at risk of loneliness and its associated adverse outcomes and in doing has the potential to offer new insights into prevention and intervention. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Selling new neighborhoods as good for walking: issues for measuring self-selection
    Andrea Nathan
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 10:5-9. 2013
    ..We assessed how walking opportunities are promoted to potential buyers, by examining walkability attributes in marketing materials for housing developments...
  21. pmc Public support for tobacco control policy extensions in Western Australia: a cross-sectional study
    Michael Rosenberg
    Health Promotion Evaluation Unit, School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    BMJ Open 2:e000784. 2012
    ..This study assessed community support for plain packaging and smoking bans in outdoor locations in Australia...
  22. doi request reprint Indigenous women and smoking during pregnancy: knowledge, cultural contexts and barriers to cessation
    Lisa Wood
    School of Dentistry and Centre for the Built Environment and Health, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, WA, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 66:2378-89. 2008
    ..The stories of Indigenous women and AHWs provided important insight into smoking during pregnancy and the context in which it occurs...
  23. pmc Social capital and healthy urbanization in a globalized world
    Pat Pridmore
    Institute of Education, University of London, London, England
    J Urban Health 84:i130-43. 2007
    ..The paper concludes with recommendations for policy and programming and identifies ten key elements needed to build social capital...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions: review of evidence and implications for best practice in Australian health care settings
    Margaret Miller
    Marg Miller Health Consulting, 16 Rudwick Street, Mosman Park, Western Australia 6012
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:300-9. 2003
    ..To review the evidence of the effectiveness of various smoking cessation methods and appropriateness for use in Australian health care settings...