Josephine Y Chau

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Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of ergonomic and education interventions to reduce occupational sitting in office-based university workers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Antonia Radas
    Faculty of Health Science, The University of Sydney, 75 East Street, Lidcombe, Sydney, NSW 2141, Australia
    Trials 14:330. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of sit-stand workstations for changing office workers' sitting time: results from the Stand@Work randomized controlled trial pilot
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, 92 94 Parramatta Road, Camperdown 2050, NSW, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:127. 2014
  3. 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
  4. pmc Desk-based workers' perspectives on using sit-stand workstations: a qualitative analysis of the Stand@Work study
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Medical Foundation Building K25, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:752. 2014
  5. pmc "Thinking on your feet": A qualitative evaluation of sit-stand desks in an Australian workplace
    Anne Carolyn Grunseit
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Level 2, Medical Foundation Building K25, 92 Parramatta Rd, Camperdown, NSW, 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:365. 2013
  6. pmc Daily sitting time and all-cause mortality: a meta-analysis
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e80000. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional associations of total sitting and leisure screen time with cardiometabolic risk in adults. Results from the HUNT Study, Norway
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    J Sci Med Sport 17:78-84. 2014
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional associations between occupational and leisure-time sitting, physical activity and obesity in working adults
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Prev Med 54:195-200. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint A tool for measuring workers' sitting time by domain: the Workforce Sitting Questionnaire
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Level 2 Medical Foundation Building K25, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 45:1216-22. 2011

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Publications16

  1. pmc Evaluation of ergonomic and education interventions to reduce occupational sitting in office-based university workers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Antonia Radas
    Faculty of Health Science, The University of Sydney, 75 East Street, Lidcombe, Sydney, NSW 2141, Australia
    Trials 14:330. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to determine whether providing office workers with education along with adjustable sit-stand workstations leads to reduction in sitting behavior...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of sit-stand workstations for changing office workers' sitting time: results from the Stand@Work randomized controlled trial pilot
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, 92 94 Parramatta Road, Camperdown 2050, NSW, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:127. 2014
    ..Hence, the objective of the current study was to examine the effects of using sit-stand workstations on office workers' sitting time at work and over the whole day...
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Desk-based workers' perspectives on using sit-stand workstations: a qualitative analysis of the Stand@Work study
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Medical Foundation Building K25, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:752. 2014
    ..Hence, the aim of this study was to qualitatively evaluate the acceptability, feasibility and perceptions of using sit-stand workstations in a group of desk-based office workers...
  5. pmc "Thinking on your feet": A qualitative evaluation of sit-stand desks in an Australian workplace
    Anne Carolyn Grunseit
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Level 2, Medical Foundation Building K25, 92 Parramatta Rd, Camperdown, NSW, 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:365. 2013
    ..This formative research study evaluated the acceptability and usability of manually and electrically operated sit-stand desks in a medium-sized government organisation located in Sydney, Australia...
  6. pmc Daily sitting time and all-cause mortality: a meta-analysis
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e80000. 2013
    ..To quantify the association between daily total sitting and all-cause mortality risk and to examine dose-response relationships with and without adjustment for moderate-to-vigorous physical activity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional associations of total sitting and leisure screen time with cardiometabolic risk in adults. Results from the HUNT Study, Norway
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    J Sci Med Sport 17:78-84. 2014
    ..To examine associations of total sitting time, TV-viewing and leisure-time computer use with cardiometabolic risk biomarkers in adults...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional associations between occupational and leisure-time sitting, physical activity and obesity in working adults
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Prev Med 54:195-200. 2012
    ..To examine associations between occupational and leisure-time sitting, physical activity and obesity in working adults...
  10. ncbi request reprint A tool for measuring workers' sitting time by domain: the Workforce Sitting Questionnaire
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Level 2 Medical Foundation Building K25, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 45:1216-22. 2011
    ..Sitting time is an emerging health risk, and many working adults spend large amounts of time sitting each day. It is important to have reliable and accurate measurement tools to assess sitting time in different contexts...
  11. ncbi request reprint Validity of the occupational sitting and physical activity questionnaire
    Josephine Y Chau
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:118-25. 2012
    ..Few instruments designed for use in population-based research measure occupational sitting and standing as distinct behaviors. This study aimed to develop and validate brief measure of occupational sitting and physical activity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Are workplace interventions to reduce sitting effective? A systematic review
    Josephine Y Chau
    Cluster for Physical Activity and Health, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Prev Med 51:352-6. 2010
    ..To systematically review the effectiveness of workplace interventions for reducing sitting...
  13. ncbi request reprint Non-occupational sedentary behaviors: population changes in The Netherlands, 1975-2005
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 44:382-7. 2013
    ..Evidence is accumulating that sedentary behaviors have detrimental health effects. Comprehensive data on population changes in various sedentary behaviors over time are scarce...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Advances in population surveillance for physical activity and sedentary behavior: reliability and validity of time use surveys
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1199-206. 2010
    ..National time use surveys could be used to retrospectively study nonoccupational sedentary and physical activity behavior over the past 5 decades...
  16. 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...