Adrian Bauman

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Publications

  1. pmc The prevalence and correlates of sitting in European adults - a comparison of 32 Eurobarometer-participating countries
    Jason A Bennie
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, 92 94 Parramatta Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:107. 2013
  2. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
  3. pmc Patterns of neighborhood environment attributes related to physical activity across 11 countries: a latent class analysis
    Marc A Adams
    Exercise and Wellness, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:34. 2013
  4. pmc Is physical activity maintenance from adolescence to young adulthood associated with reduced CVD risk factors, improved mental health and satisfaction with life: the HUNT Study, Norway
    Vegar Rangul
    Nord Trøndelag University College, Levanger, Norway
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:144. 2012
  5. pmc Temporal trends in non-occupational sedentary behaviours from Australian Time Use Surveys 1992, 1997 and 2006
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:76. 2012
  6. pmc Policy and practice impacts of applied research: a case study analysis of the New South Wales Health Promotion Demonstration Research Grants Scheme 2000-2006
    Andrew J Milat
    Centre for Epidemiology and Evidence, NSW Ministry of Health, Locked Mail Bag 961, North Sydney, NSW 2059, Australia
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:5. 2013
  7. pmc Utilization of a population health survey in policy and practice: a case study
    Rachel Laws
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, 2006, NSW, Australia
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:4. 2013
  8. pmc Effectiveness of Australia's Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service: maintenance of self-reported anthropometric and behavioural changes after program completion
    Blythe J O'Hara
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, Medical Foundation Building, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:175. 2013
  9. pmc Using mass-media communications to increase population usage of Australia's Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service®
    Blythe J O'Hara
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Medical Foundation Building K25, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:762. 2012
  10. pmc Tobacco promotion 'below-the-line': exposure among adolescents and young adults in NSW, Australia
    Donna A Perez
    Cancer Institute NSW, Eveleigh, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:429. 2012

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Publications84

  1. pmc The prevalence and correlates of sitting in European adults - a comparison of 32 Eurobarometer-participating countries
    Jason A Bennie
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, 92 94 Parramatta Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:107. 2013
    ..Prolonged sitting is an emerging health risk. However, multi-country comparative sitting data are sparse. This paper reports the prevalence and correlates of sitting time in 32 European countries...
  2. pmc Perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity in 11 countries: do associations differ by country?
    Ding Ding
    Department of Family Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:57. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether associations between perceived attributes of neighborhood environments and physical activity differed by country...
  3. pmc Patterns of neighborhood environment attributes related to physical activity across 11 countries: a latent class analysis
    Marc A Adams
    Exercise and Wellness, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:34. 2013
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to: 1) detect international neighborhood typologies based on participants' response patterns to an environment survey and 2) to estimate associations between neighborhood environment patterns and PA...
  4. pmc Is physical activity maintenance from adolescence to young adulthood associated with reduced CVD risk factors, improved mental health and satisfaction with life: the HUNT Study, Norway
    Vegar Rangul
    Nord Trøndelag University College, Levanger, Norway
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:144. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Temporal trends in non-occupational sedentary behaviours from Australian Time Use Surveys 1992, 1997 and 2006
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:76. 2012
    ..This study used time use data to examine population trends in sedentary behaviours in non-occupational domains and more specifically during leisure time...
  6. pmc Policy and practice impacts of applied research: a case study analysis of the New South Wales Health Promotion Demonstration Research Grants Scheme 2000-2006
    Andrew J Milat
    Centre for Epidemiology and Evidence, NSW Ministry of Health, Locked Mail Bag 961, North Sydney, NSW 2059, Australia
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:5. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Utilization of a population health survey in policy and practice: a case study
    Rachel Laws
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, 2006, NSW, Australia
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:4. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Effectiveness of Australia's Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service: maintenance of self-reported anthropometric and behavioural changes after program completion
    Blythe J O'Hara
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, Medical Foundation Building, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:175. 2013
    ..This study examines the maintenance of anthropometric and behaviour change improvements 6-months after program completion...
  9. pmc Using mass-media communications to increase population usage of Australia's Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service®
    Blythe J O'Hara
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Medical Foundation Building K25, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:762. 2012
    ..Such interventions benefit from mass-communications to promote their use. The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service ® (GHS) utilised mass-reach media advertising to recruit participants to an Australian state-wide program...
  10. pmc Tobacco promotion 'below-the-line': exposure among adolescents and young adults in NSW, Australia
    Donna A Perez
    Cancer Institute NSW, Eveleigh, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:429. 2012
    ....
  11. pmc Weight change in control group participants in behavioural weight loss interventions: a systematic review and meta-regression study
    Lauren Waters
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, QLD, 4006, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:120. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity: why are some people physically active and others not?
    Adrian E Bauman
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, Sydney University, NSW, Australia
    Lancet 380:258-71. 2012
    ..An understanding of correlates and determinants, especially in countries of low and middle income, could reduce the eff ect of future epidemics of inactivity and contribute to effective global prevention of non-communicable diseases...
  13. pmc Public health research outputs from efficacy to dissemination: a bibliometric analysis
    Andrew J Milat
    Sax Institute, Sydney, Level 2, 10 Quay St Haymarket, NSW 2000, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:934. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint "Where have all the bicycles gone?" Are bicycle sales in Australia translated into health-enhancing levels of bicycle usage?
    Adrian Bauman
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, 2006 NSW, Australia
    Prev Med 54:145-7. 2012
    ..To explore whether the reported increase in bicycle sales in Australia is corroborated by increases in numbers of cyclists...
  15. pmc "Food company sponsors are kind, generous and cool": (mis)conceptions of junior sports players
    Bridget Kelly
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:95. 2011
    ..This study aimed to assess children's awareness of sport sponsors and their brand-related attitudes and purchasing intentions in response to this marketing...
  16. pmc Prevalence and risk factors of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in Nauru
    Amina Khambalia
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:719. 2011
    ..This study aims to determine the prevalence and risk factors of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose...
  17. pmc Reduction of diabetes risk in routine clinical practice: are physical activity and nutrition interventions feasible and are the outcomes from reference trials replicable? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Magnolia Cardona-Morrell
    Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:653. 2010
    ..The objective of this review is to determine whether lifestyle interventions delivered to high-risk adult patients in routine clinical care settings are feasible and effective in achieving reductions in risk factors for diabetes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and intention to change dietary and physical activity health risk behaviours
    Amelia S Cook
    Department of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia The University of Sydney, Room 453, Molecular Bioscience Building GO8, Camperdown 2006, Australia Electronic address
    Appetite 71:150-7. 2013
    ..10, 95% CI 1.06-9.03) or overweight/obese (OR 2.66, 95% CI 1.02-6.93). Targeting two risk behaviours, particularly fruit and vegetables and dietary fat, may be appropriate when designing health promotion programs in working populations...
  19. doi request reprint Can a motivational intervention overcome an unsupportive environment for walking--findings from the Step-by-Step Study
    Dafna Merom
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 38:137-46. 2009
    ..Interventions to promote walking have rarely examined how their effects varied by the attributes of the physical environment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Active, healthy cities--how does population physical activity vary between Australian cities?
    Adrian Bauman
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 23:201-7. 2012
    ..This study ranked Australian cities in terms of adults' participation in leisure-time physical activity and examined city-level variations in activity trends between 2001 and 2009...
  21. doi request reprint Increasing physical activity in young primary school children--it's child's play: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Lina Engelen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    Prev Med 56:319-25. 2013
    ..To explore the effects of an innovative school-based intervention for increasing physical activity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Associations of type, organization, and number of recreational activities with total activity
    Heather R Bowles
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 4:469-80. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the associations between characteristics of recreational activity and total physical activity (PA)...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Cross-national comparisons of socioeconomic differences in the prevalence of leisure-time and occupational physical activity, and active commuting in six Asia-Pacific countries
    Adrian Bauman
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:35-43. 2011
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  25. doi request reprint The descriptive epidemiology of sitting. A 20-country comparison using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ)
    Adrian Bauman
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 41:228-35. 2011
    ..Recent epidemiologic evidence points to the health risks of prolonged sitting, that are independent of physical activity, but few papers have reported the descriptive epidemiology of sitting in population studies with adults...
  26. doi request reprint Predictors of initiating and maintaining active commuting to work using transport and public health perspectives in Australia
    Dafna Merom
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health CPAH, School of Public Health, Level 2, Medical Foundation Building K25, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Prev Med 47:342-6. 2008
    ..To identify predictors for initiating and maintaining active commuting (AC) to work following the 2003 Australia's Walk to Work Day (WTWD) campaign...
  27. ncbi request reprint Current cycling, bicycle path use, and willingness to cycle more-findings from a community survey of cycling in southwest sydney, australia
    Chris Rissel
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 7:267-72. 2010
    ..A population survey of cycling and physical activity was conducted as part of the baseline evaluation of a new intervention research project (Cycling Connecting Communities)...
  28. pmc Are sitting occupations associated with increased all-cause, cancer, and cardiovascular disease mortality risk? A pooled analysis of seven British population cohorts
    Emmanuel Stamatakis
    Physical Activity Research Group, Division of Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kindom Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e73753. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association between occupational sitting and cardiovascular, cancer and all-cause mortality in a pooled sample of seven British general population cohorts...
  29. pmc 'TXT2BFiT' a mobile phone-based healthy lifestyle program for preventing unhealthy weight gain in young adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Lana Hebden
    School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Trials 14:75. 2013
    ..Young adults are at high risk for unhealthy weight gain which tends to persist throughout adulthood with associated chronic disease health risks...
  30. pmc Temporal trends and recent correlates in sedentary behaviours in Chinese children
    Zhaohui Cui
    Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:93. 2011
    ..The current study is to examine temporal trends in sedentary behaviours and recent correlates of screen use in Chinese children during a period of economic transition...
  31. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation in an intervention designed to promote physical activity among adults with anxiety disorders: evidence of acceptability and adherence
    Philayrath Phongsavan
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 19:137-43. 2008
    ..To assess the adherence and acceptability of a physical activity program delivered as an adjunct to the usual cognitive behavioural group therapy (CBGT) for adults with anxiety disorders...
  32. doi request reprint Telehealth interventions for the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: a systematic review
    Lis Neubeck
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:281-9. 2009
    ..Provision of telehealth models could help increase uptake of a formal secondary prevention by those who do not access cardiac rehabilitation and narrow the current evidence-practice gap...
  33. pmc The International Prevalence Study on Physical Activity: results from 20 countries
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:21. 2009
    ..The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) was developed for international surveillance. The purpose of this study was a comparative international study of population physical activity prevalence across 20 countries...
  34. ncbi request reprint Promoting walking as an adjunct intervention to group cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders--a pilot group randomized trial
    Dafna Merom
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 22:959-68. 2008
    ..21, -3.41, and -5.14, respectively, p<0.05) compared to the GCBT+ED. The potential of exercise interventions as adjunct to GCBT for anxiety disorder needs to be further explored...
  35. doi request reprint Randomised controlled trial of a pedometer-based telephone intervention to increase physical activity among cardiac patients not attending cardiac rehabilitation
    Susan Furber
    South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Area Health Service, NSW, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 80:212-8. 2010
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a pedometer-based telephone intervention on the physical activity levels of cardiac patients who did not attend a CRP...
  36. doi request reprint Four-year follow-up of the Choice of Health Options In prevention of Cardiovascular Events randomized controlled trial
    Lis Neubeck
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:278-86. 2011
    ..To determine if the improved risk factor profile at 1 year attributed to the Choice of Health Options In prevention of Cardiovascular Events (CHOICE) program was maintained at 4 years...
  37. doi request reprint Impact of scoring algorithm on physical activity prevalence estimates in Australian adults
    Nicole M Mealing
    CPAH Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 14:27-32. 2011
    ..In conclusion, varying frequency and duration requirements of scoring algorithms can yield different population estimates and patterns by population subgroup of physical activity for a health benefit...
  38. doi request reprint Age, gender, social contacts, and psychological distress: findings from the 45 and up study
    Philayrath Phongsavan
    University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Aging Health 25:921-43. 2013
    ..The study examined the relationships between social contact types and psychological distress among mid-older adults...
  39. doi request reprint Self-reported confidence in recall as a predictor of validity and repeatability of physical activity questionnaire data
    Anne E Cust
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Epidemiology 20:433-41. 2009
    ..Self-reported confidence ratings have been used in other research disciplines as a tool to assess data quality, and may be useful in epidemiologic studies...
  40. pmc The Sydney Diabetes Prevention Program: a community-based translational study
    Stephen Colagiuri
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition and Exercise, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:328. 2010
    ..The current challenge is to translate this evidence into routine community settings, determine feasible and effective ways of delivering the intervention and providing on-going support to sustain successful behavioural changes...
  41. doi request reprint Planning locally relevant Internet programs for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Lis Neubeck
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, and ANZAC Research Institute, Concord Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 10:213-20. 2011
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  42. ncbi request reprint ParticipACTION: this mouse roared, but did it get the cheese?
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Can J Public Health 95:S14-9. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle risk reduction interventions in atrial fibrillation: a systematic review
    Nicole Lowres
    ANZAC Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:1091-100. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine if risk-factor interventions can improve physical functioning, health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and cardiovascular risk in AF...
  44. doi request reprint A comparison of Australian families' expenditure on active and screen-based recreation using the ABS Household Expenditure Survey 2003/04
    Robert Aitken
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:238-45. 2008
    ....
  45. pmc Temporal trends and correlates of passive commuting to and from school in children from 9 provinces in China
    Zhaohui Cui
    Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Prev Med 52:423-7. 2011
    ..To examine trends and correlates of passive (inactive) commuting to school among Chinese children aged 6-18 years in nine provinces...
  46. ncbi request reprint Associations between socio-economic position and sedentary behaviour in a large population sample of Australian middle and older-aged adults: The Social, Economic, and Environmental Factor (SEEF) Study
    Emmanuel Stamatakis
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia PARG Physical Activity Research Group, Population Health Domain, University College London, London, UK Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK Electronic address
    Prev Med 63:72-80. 2014
    ..This study aims to assess the associations between SEP and multiple indicators of sedentary behaviour among Australian mid-to-older age adults...
  47. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation of the New South Wales Walk Safely to School Day
    Dafna Merom
    NSW Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 16:100-6. 2005
    ..Concerns about the contribution of lower physical activity by children on levels of childhood obesity have driven the search for interventions that encourage lifestyle physical activity by school-aged children...
  48. doi request reprint International perspectives on the physical inactivity crisis--structural solutions over evidence generation?
    Adrian Bauman
    Prevention Research Collaboration and CPAH, School of Public Health, Level 2, Building K25, Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
    Prev Med 49:309-12. 2009
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  49. doi request reprint Translating research for evidence-based public health: key concepts and future directions
    Lucie Rychetnik
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:1187-92. 2012
    ..Finally, an integrated framework is presented to illustrate the relationship between these domains, and priority areas for further development and empirical research are identified...
  50. ncbi request reprint Participating in cardiac rehabilitation: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative data
    Lis Neubeck
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:494-503. 2012
    ..To improve understanding of the reasons for poor participation we undertook a systematic review and meta-synthesis of the qualitative literature...
  51. ncbi request reprint Active commuting to school among NSW primary school children: implications for public health
    Dafna Merom
    NSW Centre for Physical Activity and Health, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Health Place 12:678-87. 2006
    ..Frequent walking/cycling (5 trips, 37%) was associated with child's level of independence and the perceived benefits of active commuting. Behaviour change in this setting requires multi-level strategies...
  52. doi request reprint Correlates of non-concordance between perceived and objective measures of walkability
    Klaus Gebel
    Cluster for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 37:228-38. 2009
    ..Objective and self-reported physical environmental attributes have been related to physical activity...
  53. ncbi request reprint Measuring walking for physical activity surveillance--the effect of prompts and respondents' interpretation of walking in a leisure-time survey
    Dafna Merom
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 6:S81-8. 2009
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint The effects of different regulation systems on television food advertising to children
    Bridget Kelly
    Australian Centre for Health Promotion, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:340-3. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to model children's potential exposure to television food advertisements under different regulatory scenarios to demonstrate the policy implications of regulatory change in Australia...
  55. pmc Validity and repeatability of the EPIC physical activity questionnaire: a validation study using accelerometers as an objective measure
    Anne E Cust
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:33. 2008
    ..We examined the validity and long-term repeatability of total physical activity measurements estimated from the past-year recall EPIC questionnaire, using accelerometers as an objective reference measure...
  56. pmc Evidence, ethics, and values: a framework for health promotion
    Stacy M Carter
    Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine and Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Public Health 101:465-72. 2011
    ..Both researchers and health promotion practitioners should work to build the capacities required for evidential and ethical deliberation in the health promotion profession...
  57. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the international physical activity questionnaire for assessing walking
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
    Res Q Exerc Sport 81:97-101. 2010
    ..8 (Craig et al., 2003). The purpose of this study, however, was to reanalyze these data with respect to validity (again compared to an accelerometer) and test-retest reliability specifically for population monitoring of walking...
  58. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of advertisements on children's choices, preferences, and ratings of liking for physical activities and sedentary behaviours: a randomised controlled pilot study
    Evan Atlantis
    Institute of Obesity, Nutrition and Exercise, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 11:553-7. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to determine whether different content and/or higher doses of exposure to physical activity promoting advertisements are needed to influence children's activity choices...
  59. pmc The study design and methodology for the ARCHER study--adolescent rural cohort study of hormones, health, education, environments and relationships
    Katharine Steinbeck
    Academic Department of Adolescent Medicine, University of Sydney, at Children s Hospital, Westmead, Sydney NSW 2145, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:143. 2012
    ..This study has been designed to provide evidence on the relationship between reproductive hormones and the tempo of their rise to adult levels, and adolescent behaviour, health and wellbeing...
  60. ncbi request reprint Social capital, socio-economic status and psychological distress among Australian adults
    Philayrath Phongsavan
    University of Sydney, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 63:2546-61. 2006
    ..The findings also suggest the importance of examining the interrelationships between socio-economic status, social capital and mental health for community-dwelling adults...
  61. ncbi request reprint Physical activity measurement--a primer for health promotion
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, Building K25, University of Sydney, Australia
    Promot Educ 13:92-103. 2006
    ....
  62. pmc A population-based lifestyle intervention to promote healthy weight and physical activity in people with cardiac disease: the PANACHE (Physical Activity, Nutrition And Cardiac HEalth) study protocol
    Janice Sangster
    Health Promotion Service, South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Area Health, NSW, Australia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:17. 2010
    ..The cost-effectiveness and acceptability of the intervention to CR staff and participants will also be determined...
  63. pmc The Sydney playground project: popping the bubblewrap--unleashing the power of play: a cluster randomized controlled trial of a primary school playground-based intervention aiming to increase children's physical activity and social skills
    Anita C Bundy
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:680. 2011
    ..The aim of the Sydney Playground Project is to demonstrate the effectiveness of two simple interventions aimed to increase children's physical activity and social skills...
  64. doi request reprint The Cinderella of public health news: physical activity coverage in Australian newspapers, 1986-2006
    Josephine Chau
    University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:189-92. 2009
    ..This research examined trends in physical activity reporting by Australian newspapers, and described these trends compared to coverage of obesity and tobacco...
  65. doi request reprint Accuracy of weight perception, life-style behaviours and psychological distress among overweight and obese adolescents
    Amina Khambalia
    Preventive Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:220-7. 2012
    ..To compare overweight and obese adolescents with accurate and inaccurate self-reported weight perception across a range of behaviours and measures of psychological well-being...
  66. pmc Physical activity associated with public transport use--a review and modelling of potential benefits
    Chris Rissel
    Prevention Research Collaboration, The University of Sydney, 92 94 Parramatta Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2454-78. 2012
    ..More minutes walked per day, or a greater uptake of public transport by inactive adults would likely lead to significantly greater increases in the adult population considered sufficiently active...
  67. ncbi request reprint The role of media in promoting physical activity
    Adrian Bauman
    School of Public Health, Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 6:S196-210. 2009
    ..New media' interventions assess the impact of web-based, internet, other 'new media' and e-mail-delivered interventions to increase physical activity...
  68. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based policy and practice of physical activity in Australia: awareness and attitudes of attendees at a national physical activity conference (the PAPPA study)
    Bill Bellew
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney
    Health Promot J Austr 21:222-8. 2010
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  69. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the national 'Push Play' campaign in New Zealand--creating population awareness of physical activity
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    N Z Med J 116:U535. 2003
    ..This paper describes the impact of an initiative to increase physical activity at a population level in New Zealand...
  70. doi request reprint Active travel to work in New South Wales 2005-2010, individual characteristics and association with body mass index
    Chris Rissel
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 38:25-9. 2014
    ..It examines the demographic characteristics of those people walking and cycling to work and the association of walking and cycling with body mass index (BMI)...
  71. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of participation in fall prevention exercise/physical activity by older adults
    Dafna Merom
    School of Science and Health, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797 Penrith NSW 2751, Australia
    Prev Med 55:613-7. 2012
    ..To examine older people's participation in fall prevention exercise/physical activities...
  72. ncbi request reprint Changing the way people think about health-enhancing physical activity: do mass media campaigns have a role?
    Nick Cavill
    Cavill Associates, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Sports Sci 22:771-90. 2004
    ..This should be seen as part of a broader strategy, including policy and environmental change. Evaluation designs that measure the full range of variables are preferred to an over-concentration on behaviour alone...
  73. ncbi request reprint Mass sporting and physical activity events--are they "bread and circuses" or public health interventions to increase population levels of physical activity?
    Niamh M Murphy
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 4:193-202. 2007
    ..Large-scale, one-off sporting or physical activity (PA) events are often thought to impact population PA levels. This article reviews the evidence and explores the nature of the effect...
  74. ncbi request reprint Test-retest repeatability and relative validity of the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire in a developing country context
    Oanh T H Trinh
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 6:S46-53. 2009
    ..This study assesses the test-retest repeatability and criterion validity of the WHO-recommended Global Physical Activity Questionnaire (GPAQ) in Vietnamese adults during the dry and wet seasons...
  75. ncbi request reprint Television food advertising to children: the extent and nature of exposure
    Bridget Kelly
    Australian Centre for Health Promotion, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 10:1234-40. 2007
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  76. ncbi request reprint Evaluating NSW SmokeCheck: a culturally specific smoking cessation training program for health professionals working in Aboriginal health
    Shane Hearn
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 22:189-95. 2011
    ..Training aimed to increase professionals' knowledge, skills and confidence to offer an evidence-based quit smoking brief intervention to Aboriginal clients...
  77. pmc A review of population-based prevalence studies of physical activity in adults in the Asia-Pacific region
    Rona Macniven
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:41. 2012
    ..This review identifies population PA estimates for adults in the Asia-Pacific region, and examines variation in trends and prevalence rates obtained using different PA measures...
  78. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and endometrial cancer risk: a review of the current evidence, biologic mechanisms and the quality of physical activity assessment methods
    Anne E Cust
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, and Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 18:243-58. 2007
    ....
  79. doi request reprint Sitting time and all-cause mortality risk in 222 497 Australian adults
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 172:494-500. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine the independent relationship of sitting time with all-cause mortality...
  80. pmc The rise and fall of Australian physical activity policy 1996 - 2006: a national review framed in an international context
    Bill Bellew
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 5:18. 2008
    ..Methods comprised a literature and policy review, audit of relevant web sites, document searches and surveys of international stakeholders...
  81. pmc The CHOICE (Choice of Health Options In prevention of Cardiovascular Events) replication trial: study protocol
    Lis Neubeck
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:25. 2008
    ..We aim to determine whether the previously proven CHOICE program can be replicated at multiple sites and whether ongoing reinforcement further improves risk factor modification...
  82. ncbi request reprint Pathways to the first contact with specialist mental health care
    Zachary Steel
    Center for Population Mental Health Research, Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales, and School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:347-54. 2006
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  83. pmc ParticipACTION: the future challenges for physical activity promotion in Canada
    Adrian Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:89. 2009
    ..As a set, they describe a comprehensive approach to setting up evaluations of national social marketing efforts to promote physical activity...
  84. 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...