Steven Allender

Summary

Affiliation: Deakin University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Whole of Systems Trial of Prevention Strategies for Childhood Obesity: WHO STOPS Childhood Obesity
    Steven Allender
    Global Obesity Centre GLOBE, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Melbourne 3125, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 13:. 2016
  2. pmc Food policies for physical and mental health
    Felice N Jacka
    IMPACT Strategic Research Centre, Deakin University, School of Medicine and Barwon Health, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:132. 2014
  3. pmc An analysis of potential barriers and enablers to regulating the television marketing of unhealthy foods to children at the state government level in Australia
    Alexandra Chung
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, BakerIDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:1123. 2012
  4. pmc The development and validation of an urbanicity scale in a multi-country study
    Nicole L Novak
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:530. 2012
  5. pmc Consumption patterns of sweet drinks in a population of Australian children and adolescents (2003-2008)
    Britt W Jensen
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen Capital Region, Copenhagen University Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:771. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Associations between activity-related behaviours and standardized BMI among Australian adolescents
    Steven Allender
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 14:512-21. 2011
  7. pmc The development of a network for community-based obesity prevention: the CO-OPS Collaboration
    Steven Allender
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:132. 2011
  8. pmc Depressive symptomatology, weight status and obesogenic risk among Australian adolescents: a prospective cohort study
    Erin Hoare
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ Open 6:e010072. 2016
  9. pmc Sleep duration and risk of obesity among a sample of Victorian school children
    Bridget Morrissey
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 16:245. 2016
  10. doi request reprint Community-based efforts to prevent obesity: Australia-wide survey of projects
    Melanie S Nichols
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront Campus, Gheringhap Street, Geelong, VIC 3220, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 24:111-7. 2013

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Publications30

  1. pmc Whole of Systems Trial of Prevention Strategies for Childhood Obesity: WHO STOPS Childhood Obesity
    Steven Allender
    Global Obesity Centre GLOBE, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Melbourne 3125, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 13:. 2016
    ..i>Conclusion: This trial will test effectiveness, over a five-year period, of community-owned, -supported and -led strategies designed to address complex and dynamic causes of childhood obesity...
  2. pmc Food policies for physical and mental health
    Felice N Jacka
    IMPACT Strategic Research Centre, Deakin University, School of Medicine and Barwon Health, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:132. 2014
    ....
  3. pmc An analysis of potential barriers and enablers to regulating the television marketing of unhealthy foods to children at the state government level in Australia
    Alexandra Chung
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, BakerIDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:1123. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc The development and validation of an urbanicity scale in a multi-country study
    Nicole L Novak
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:530. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Consumption patterns of sweet drinks in a population of Australian children and adolescents (2003-2008)
    Britt W Jensen
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen Capital Region, Copenhagen University Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:771. 2012
    ..The present study aimed to assess the consumption pattern of sweet drinks in a population of children and adolescents in Victoria, Australia...
  6. doi request reprint Associations between activity-related behaviours and standardized BMI among Australian adolescents
    Steven Allender
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 14:512-21. 2011
    ..To examine the relationships between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and body mass index (BMI) among a sample of Australian adolescents...
  7. pmc The development of a network for community-based obesity prevention: the CO-OPS Collaboration
    Steven Allender
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:132. 2011
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  8. pmc Depressive symptomatology, weight status and obesogenic risk among Australian adolescents: a prospective cohort study
    Erin Hoare
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ Open 6:e010072. 2016
    ..This study examined cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between obesogenic risk factors, weight status, and depressive symptomatology in a cohort of Australian adolescents...
  9. pmc Sleep duration and risk of obesity among a sample of Victorian school children
    Bridget Morrissey
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 16:245. 2016
    ..This paper examines the relationship between sleep duration and objectively measured physical activity, sedentary time and weight status, among a sample of Victorian Primary School children...
  10. doi request reprint Community-based efforts to prevent obesity: Australia-wide survey of projects
    Melanie S Nichols
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront Campus, Gheringhap Street, Geelong, VIC 3220, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 24:111-7. 2013
    ..g. intervention setting), capacity and approach to obesity prevention...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle factors and adolescent depressive symptomatology: Associations and effect sizes of diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviour
    Joshua Hayward
    Global Obesity Centre, Centre for Population Health Research, Deakin University, Geelong, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 50:1064-1073. 2016
    ..This study examined associations between adolescent diet, physical activity and screen time behaviours and depressive symptomatology...
  12. pmc The Cross-Sectional Association between Diet Quality and Depressive Symptomology amongst Fijian Adolescents
    Rachael Sinclair
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 11:e0161709. 2016
    ..To examine the relationship between diet quality and depressive symptomology amongst a community-based sample of Fijian adolescents...
  13. doi request reprint Relationship between raised BMI and sugar sweetened beverage and high fat food consumption among children
    Lynne Millar
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:E96-103. 2014
    ..The objective was to determine the relationship between frequency of consumption of sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) and high fat foods (HFFs) and body weight in Australian children aged from 4 to 10 years...
  14. pmc Friendship Network Characteristics Are Associated with Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Early Adolescence
    Jennifer Marks
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0145344. 2015
    ..This study reports on associations between personal network characteristics and these important health behaviors for early adolescents...
  15. pmc Changing from primary to secondary school highlights opportunities for school environment interventions aiming to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour: a longitudinal cohort study
    Jennifer Marks
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 12:59. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a change of school system on physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviour in pre-early adolescents...
  16. pmc A snapshot of the scope of obesity prevention practice in Australia
    Tahna Pettman
    School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Health Promot Int 31:582-94. 2016
    ..To boost the quality and effectiveness of CBIs, further support systems may be required to ensure that organizations adopt upstream, evidence-informed approaches; and integrate CBIs into systems, policies and environments. ..
  17. pmc Systematic review of mental health and well-being outcomes following community-based obesity prevention interventions among adolescents
    Erin Hoare
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ Open 5:e006586. 2015
    ..This paper aimed to systematically evaluate the mental health and well-being outcomes observed in previous community-based obesity prevention interventions in adolescent populations...
  18. doi request reprint Increasing community capacity and decreasing prevalence of overweight and obesity in a community based intervention among Australian adolescents
    Lynne Millar
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Locked Bag 20000, Geelong, VIC 3220, Australia
    Prev Med 56:379-84. 2013
    ..The objective was to determine changes in capacity over a 3 year intervention (2005-2008) in schools and whether greater increases in capacity were associated with greater decreases in overweight/obesity...
  19. pmc Using social network analysis to identify key child care center staff for obesity prevention interventions: a pilot study
    Jennifer Marks
    WHO Collaborating Center for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, VIC 3220, Australia
    J Obes 2013:919287. 2013
    ..Interest has grown in how systems thinking could be used in obesity prevention. Relationships between key actors, represented by social networks, are an important focus for considering intervention in systems...
  20. pmc A Community Based Systems Diagram of Obesity Causes
    Steven Allender
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0129683. 2015
    ..We report on an approach to developing a system oriented community perspective on the causes of obesity...
  21. doi request reprint The association between self-reported diet quality and health-related quality of life in rural and urban Australian adolescents
    Kristy A Bolton
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 24:317-325. 2016
    ..This study examines the relationship between diet quality and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in rural and urban Australian adolescents, and gender differences...
  22. pmc Systematic examination of publicly-available information reveals the diverse and extensive corporate political activity of the food industry in Australia
    Melissa Mialon
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 16:283. 2016
    ..This paper reports on the feasibility and limitations of using publicly-available information to identify and monitor the CPA of the food industry in Australia...
  23. pmc Characterising the extent of misreporting of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes using the Australian Health Survey
    Karen Louise Peterson
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Locked Bag 20001, Geelong, Vic, 3220, Australia
    BMC Public Health 16:695. 2016
    ..This study sought to characterise the extent of misreporting in a large, nationally-representative health survey that included objective measures of clinical risk factors for CVD...
  24. doi request reprint Rural Inequalities in the Australian Burden of Ischaemic Heart Disease: A Systematic Review
    Laura Alston
    World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront Campus, Geelong, Vic, Australia Electronic address
    Heart Lung Circ 26:122-133. 2017
    ..To summarise all available evidence on the differences in burden of ischaemic heart disease (IHD) between metropolitan and rural communities of Australia...
  25. pmc Change of School in Early Adolescence and Adverse Obesity-Related Dietary Behavior: A Longitudinal Cohort Study, Victoria, Australia, 2013-2014
    Jennifer Marks
    Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia Email
    Prev Chronic Dis 12:E145. 2015
    ..Environments that facilitate energy-dense, nutrient-poor diets are associated with childhood obesity. We examined the effect of a change of school environment on the prevalence of obesity and related dietary behavior in early adolescence...
  26. pmc The stability of weight status through the early to middle childhood years in Australia: a longitudinal study
    Nikita Wheaton
    Faculty of Health, WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    BMJ Open 5:e006963. 2015
    ..To investigate the sociodemographic and behavioural factors associated with incidence, persistence or remission of obesity in a longitudinal sample of Australian children aged 4-10 years...
  27. pmc The associations between sedentary behaviour and mental health among adolescents: a systematic review
    Erin Hoare
    Global Obesity Centre GLOBE, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Centre for Population Health Research, Deakin University, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, 3220, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 13:108. 2016
    ..Emerging evidence suggests that time spent sedentary may also interact with mental health. This systematic review examined the associations between sedentary behaviour and mental health problems among adolescents...
  28. pmc A systematic review of published interventions for primary and secondary prevention of ischaemic heart disease (IHD) in rural populations of Australia
    Laura V Alston
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Locked Bag 20001, Geelong, Vic, 3220, Australia
    BMC Public Health 16:895. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to review all published interventions conducted in rural Australia that were aimed at the primary and/or secondary prevention of ischaemic heart disease (IHD) in adults...
  29. pmc Quantifying a Systems Map: Network Analysis of a Childhood Obesity Causal Loop Diagram
    Jaimie McGlashan
    Global Obesity Centre, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    PLoS ONE 11:e0165459. 2016
    ..While causal loop diagrams are often specific to single communities, the analytic methods provide means to contrast and compare multiple causal loop diagrams for complex problems...
  30. doi request reprint Comparison between measured and perceived weight status in a nationally representative sample of Australian adults
    JESSICA HERBERT
    Centre for Population Health Research, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    Obes Res Clin Pract . 2017
    ..This paper aimed to determine how accurately Australians perceived their weight status compared to objective measurements, and to determine what factors were associated with underestimating weight status...