- A fizzy environment: availability and consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among school students
Physical Activity Nutrition and Obesity Research Group, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
Prev Med 56:416-8. 2013
..This study examined associations between SSB availability at school and in the home, and consumption among Australian school students...
- Development of smartphone applications for nutrition and physical activity behavior change
School of Molecular Bioscience, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
JMIR Res Protoc 1:e9. 2012
..However, existing apps for modifying nutrition or physical activity behaviors may not always reflect best practice guidelines for weight management...
- 'TXT2BFiT' a mobile phone-based healthy lifestyle program for preventing unhealthy weight gain in young adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
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...
- Art of persuasion: an analysis of techniques used to market foods to children
Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 47:776-82. 2011
..The aim of this research was to describe the techniques used to market unhealthy foods and beverages to children on Sydney free-to-air television...
- Lifestyle intervention for preventing weight gain in young adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of RCTs
The University of Sydney, School of Molecular Bioscience, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Obes Rev 13:692-710. 2012
..Future trials conducted over longer periods with larger samples are urgently required to develop effective programmes that will protect against weight gains in future generations...
- A menagerie of promotional characters: promoting food to children through food packaging
Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
J Nutr Educ Behav 43:349-55. 2011
..To determine the extent to which (1) promotional characters are used on food packaging for healthful and less-healthful food and (2) different companies use this persuasive marketing strategy...
- Advertising of fast food to children on Australian television: the impact of industry self-regulation
Lana A Hebden
Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
Med J Aust 195:20-4. 2011
..To assess the impact of the quick-service restaurant industry (QSRI) self-regulatory initiative on fast-food advertising to children on Australian commercial television...
- Industry self-regulation of food marketing to children: reading the fine print
Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney
Health Promot J Austr 21:229-35. 2010
..Our aim was to describe and critically examine the Australian Food and Grocery Council's (AFGC) approach to self-regulate food marketing to Australian children through the Responsible Marketing to Children Initiative (Initiative)...
- Industry self regulation of television food advertising: responsible or responsive?
University of Sydney, Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney, Australia
Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e390-8. 2011
..The study compared patterns of food advertising by AFGC and non-AFGC signatory companies in 2009, 2007 and 2006 on three Sydney commercial free-to-air television channels...
- Food advertising on children's popular subscription television channels in Australia
Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney, New South Wales
Aust N Z J Public Health 35:127-30. 2011
..This study describes the nature and extent of food marketing on the Australian subscription television channels most popular with children...