L L Hardy

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Process evaluation of an up-scaled community based child obesity treatment program: NSW Go4Fun®
    Debra Welsby
    Physical Activity Nutrition Obesity Research Group, Level 2, Medical Foundation Building K25, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:140. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Socio-cultural differences in Australian primary school children's weight and weight-related behaviours
    Louise L Hardy
    Physical Activity Nutrition Obesity Research Group, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:641-8. 2013
  3. pmc Impact of a population based intervention to increase the adoption of multiple physical activity practices in centre based childcare services: a quasi experimental, effectiveness study
    Meghan Finch
    Population Health, Hunter New England Health District, Booth Building, Longworth Avenue, Wallsend, 2287, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:101. 2012
  4. pmc Validity and reliability of a physical activity questionnaire for Vietnamese adolescents
    Tang K Hong
    Department of Community Health, Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:93. 2012
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint A hitchhiker's guide to assessing sedentary behaviour among young people: deciding what method to use
    Louise L Hardy
    Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 16:28-35. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Weight status and weight-related behaviors of children commencing school
    Louise L Hardy
    Physical Activity Nutrition Obesity Research Group, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Prev Med 55:433-7. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Co-occurrence of obesogenic risk factors among adolescents
    Louise L Hardy
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 51:265-71. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of low fundamental movement skill competency in children
    Louise L Hardy
    Physical Activity Nutrition Obesity Research Group, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Level 2, Medical Foundation Building K25, Camperdown, NSW, 2006 Australia
    Pediatrics 130:e390-8. 2012
  10. 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

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Process evaluation of an up-scaled community based child obesity treatment program: NSW Go4Fun®
    Debra Welsby
    Physical Activity Nutrition Obesity Research Group, Level 2, Medical Foundation Building K25, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:140. 2014
    ..It describes the characteristics and reach of children participating in the New South Wales (NSW) Ministry of Health Go4Fun® program...
  2. doi request reprint Socio-cultural differences in Australian primary school children's weight and weight-related behaviours
    Louise L Hardy
    Physical Activity Nutrition Obesity Research Group, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:641-8. 2013
    ..To examine whether there are socio-cultural differences in overweight/obesity and weight-related behaviours of Australian primary school children...
  3. pmc Impact of a population based intervention to increase the adoption of multiple physical activity practices in centre based childcare services: a quasi experimental, effectiveness study
    Meghan Finch
    Population Health, Hunter New England Health District, Booth Building, Longworth Avenue, Wallsend, 2287, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:101. 2012
    ..The primary aim of this study was to describe the impact of an intervention to increase the adoption of multiple policies and practices to promote physical activity in centre based childcare services...
  4. pmc Validity and reliability of a physical activity questionnaire for Vietnamese adolescents
    Tang K Hong
    Department of Community Health, Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:93. 2012
    ..However, these questionnaires were originally designed for adults and showed poor validity. This study aims to assess the reliability and validity of the Vietnamese Adolescent Physical Activity Recall Questionnaire (V-APARQ)...
  5. 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
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  6. doi request reprint A hitchhiker's guide to assessing sedentary behaviour among young people: deciding what method to use
    Louise L Hardy
    Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 16:28-35. 2013
    ..To provide a user's guide for selecting an appropriate method to assess sedentary behaviours among children and adolescents...
  7. doi request reprint Weight status and weight-related behaviors of children commencing school
    Louise L Hardy
    Physical Activity Nutrition Obesity Research Group, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Prev Med 55:433-7. 2012
    ..To describe the weight status and weight-related behaviors of children commencing school...
  8. doi request reprint Co-occurrence of obesogenic risk factors among adolescents
    Louise L Hardy
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 51:265-71. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of low fundamental movement skill competency in children
    Louise L Hardy
    Physical Activity Nutrition Obesity Research Group, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Level 2, Medical Foundation Building K25, Camperdown, NSW, 2006 Australia
    Pediatrics 130:e390-8. 2012
    ..To describe the demographic and health-related characteristics of school-aged children with low competency in fundamental movement skills (FMS)...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Methods of the NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey 2010 (SPANS 2010)
    L L Hardy
    Physical Activity Nutrition Obesity Research Group, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 14:390-6. 2011
    ..The primary aim of the NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (SPANS 2010; n=8058) was to monitor progress towards the NSW State Plan and State Health Plan priorities and targets for child obesity...
  12. doi request reprint Shifting curves? Trends in thinness and obesity among Australian youth, 1985 to 2010
    L L Hardy
    Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity Research Group, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Pediatr Obes 7:92-100. 2012
    ..To describe 25-year trends in the prevalence of ≤Grade 2 thinness and obesity among Australian children by sex, age and socioeconomic (SES) background...
  13. doi request reprint A synthesis of existing systematic reviews and meta-analyses of school-based behavioural interventions for controlling and preventing obesity
    A Z Khambalia
    Clinical and Population Perinatal Research, Kolling Institute of Medical Research Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Obes Rev 13:214-33. 2012
    ..As no single intervention will fit all schools and populations, further high-quality research needs to focus on identifying specific program characteristics predictive of success...
  14. doi request reprint Relationship between a range of sedentary behaviours and blood pressure during early adolescence
    B Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Hum Hypertens 26:350-6. 2012
    ..69 mm Hg (P=0.02) in systolic and diastolic BP, respectively. Our results indicate that addressing different types of sedentary activities could be a potentially important strategy to reduce the prevalence of elevated BP in children...
  15. ncbi request reprint Methods of the NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (SPANS)
    M L Booth
    NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 8:284-93. 2005
    ..4 years) gave a fasting blood sample which was analysed for the presence of risk factors for the metabolic syndrome. This paper describes the methods of the NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey 2004 (SPANS 2004)...
  16. doi request reprint A systematic review of the validity and reliability of sedentary behaviour measures used with children and adolescents
    D R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 12:781-99. 2011
    ..We recommend the use of objective measures of sedentary behaviour such as accelerometers, in conjunction with subjective measures (e.g. self-report), to assess type and context of behaviour...