Karen Witten

Summary

Affiliation: Massey University
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. pmc Neighborhood built environment and transport and leisure physical activity: findings using objective exposure and outcome measures in New Zealand
    Karen Witten
    Center for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation SHORE and Whariki Research Centre, School of Public Health, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
    Environ Health Perspect 120:971-7. 2012
  2. pmc Kids in the city study: research design and methodology
    Melody Oliver
    School of Environment, The University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ
    BMC Public Health 11:587. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Neighbourhood access to open spaces and the physical activity of residents: a national study
    Karen Witten
    Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University, PO Box 6137 Wellesley St, Auckland, New Zealand
    Prev Med 47:299-303. 2008
  4. pmc Linking GPS and travel diary data using sequence alignment in a study of children's independent mobility
    Suzanne Mavoa
    SHORE and Whariki Research Centre, School of Public Health, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Health Geogr 10:64. 2011
  5. pmc Can virtual streetscape audits reliably replace physical streetscape audits?
    Hannah M Badland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Urban Health 87:1007-16. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Examining public open spaces by neighborhood-level walkability and deprivation
    Hannah M Badland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Phys Act Health 7:818-24. 2010
  7. pmc Understanding the Relationship between Activity and Neighbourhoods (URBAN) Study: research design and methodology
    Hannah M Badland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 9:224. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Neighbourhood matters: perceptions of neighbourhood cohesiveness and associations with alcohol, cannabis and tobacco use
    En Yi Lin
    Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, SHORE and Whariki Research Centre, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:402-12. 2012
  9. pmc The societal costs and benefits of commuter bicycling: simulating the effects of specific policies using system dynamics modeling
    Alexandra Macmillan
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Environ Health Perspect 122:335-44. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Reducing CO2 emissions from domestic travel: exploring the social and health impacts
    Sarah Greenaway
    Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University, Wellesley Street, P O Box 6137, Auckland, New Zealand
    Ecohealth 5:504-12. 2008

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Neighborhood built environment and transport and leisure physical activity: findings using objective exposure and outcome measures in New Zealand
    Karen Witten
    Center for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation SHORE and Whariki Research Centre, School of Public Health, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
    Environ Health Perspect 120:971-7. 2012
    ..Evidence of associations between neighborhood built environments and transport-related physical activity (PA) is accumulating, but few studies have investigated associations with leisure-time PA...
  2. pmc Kids in the city study: research design and methodology
    Melody Oliver
    School of Environment, The University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ
    BMC Public Health 11:587. 2011
    ..This research investigates how urban neighborhood environments can support or enable or restrict children's independent mobility, thereby influencing physical activity accumulation and participation in daily life...
  3. doi request reprint Neighbourhood access to open spaces and the physical activity of residents: a national study
    Karen Witten
    Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University, PO Box 6137 Wellesley St, Auckland, New Zealand
    Prev Med 47:299-303. 2008
    ..This national study examines the relationship between travel time access to parks and beaches, BMI and physical activity in New Zealand neighbourhoods...
  4. pmc Linking GPS and travel diary data using sequence alignment in a study of children's independent mobility
    Suzanne Mavoa
    SHORE and Whariki Research Centre, School of Public Health, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Health Geogr 10:64. 2011
    ..This paper assesses the feasibility of a new sequence alignment method of linking GPS and travel diary data in comparison with the manual matching method...
  5. pmc Can virtual streetscape audits reliably replace physical streetscape audits?
    Hannah M Badland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Urban Health 87:1007-16. 2010
    ..Supplementary data derived from other sources (e.g., Geographical Information Systems) could be used to assess the less reliable streetscape variables...
  6. ncbi request reprint Examining public open spaces by neighborhood-level walkability and deprivation
    Hannah M Badland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Phys Act Health 7:818-24. 2010
    ..However, it is unclear how POS attributes, such as activities available, environmental quality, amenities present, and safety, are associated with neighborhood-level walkability and deprivation...
  7. pmc Understanding the Relationship between Activity and Neighbourhoods (URBAN) Study: research design and methodology
    Hannah M Badland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 9:224. 2009
    ..This article outlines the research protocol developed for the URBAN Study...
  8. doi request reprint Neighbourhood matters: perceptions of neighbourhood cohesiveness and associations with alcohol, cannabis and tobacco use
    En Yi Lin
    Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, SHORE and Whariki Research Centre, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:402-12. 2012
    ..To examine relationships between perceived neighbourhood cohesion and alcohol, tobacco and cannabis consumption in New Zealand...
  9. pmc The societal costs and benefits of commuter bicycling: simulating the effects of specific policies using system dynamics modeling
    Alexandra Macmillan
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Environ Health Perspect 122:335-44. 2014
    ..Previous integrated modeling of transport scenarios has assumed active transport mode share and has been unable to incorporate acknowledged system feedbacks...
  10. doi request reprint Reducing CO2 emissions from domestic travel: exploring the social and health impacts
    Sarah Greenaway
    Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University, Wellesley Street, P O Box 6137, Auckland, New Zealand
    Ecohealth 5:504-12. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that alongside strategies to reduce CO2 emissions, it also is important to introduce measures to maintain the benefits from social and recreational travel. Suggestions are made for further areas of research...