Nicola W Burton

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Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi Are psychologists willing and able to promote physical activity as part of psychological treatment?
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 17:287-97. 2010
  2. doi Feasibility and effectiveness of psychosocial resilience training: a pilot study of the READY program
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
    Psychol Health Med 15:266-77. 2010
  3. pmc Physical activity levels six months after a randomised controlled physical activity intervention for Pakistani immigrant men living in Norway
    Eivind Andersen
    Department of Sport Medicine, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Ullevaal Stadium, Box 4014, 0806 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:47. 2012
  4. doi How, where and with whom? Physical activity context preferences of three adult groups at risk of inactivity
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 46:1125-31. 2012
  5. doi The association between sedentary leisure and physical activity in middle-aged adults
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 46:747-52. 2012
  6. doi Mid-aged adults' sitting time in three contexts
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 42:363-73. 2012
  7. ncbi It just doesn't speak to me: mid-aged men's reactions to '10,000 Steps a Day'
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland
    Health Promot J Austr 19:52-9. 2008
  8. pmc Evaluating the effectiveness of psychosocial resilience training for heart health, and the added value of promoting physical activity: a cluster randomized trial of the READY program
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:427. 2009
  9. pmc HABITAT: A longitudinal multilevel study of physical activity change in mid-aged adults
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:76. 2009
  10. ncbi Measuring psychological, social, and environmental influences on leisure-time physical activity among adults
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:36-43. 2007

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. doi Are psychologists willing and able to promote physical activity as part of psychological treatment?
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 17:287-97. 2010
    ..Physical activity can provide psychological benefits, but there is little research on psychologists' promoting activity as part of psychological treatment...
  2. doi Feasibility and effectiveness of psychosocial resilience training: a pilot study of the READY program
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
    Psychol Health Med 15:266-77. 2010
    ..025). Participants rated the program and materials very highly. These results indicate that the READY program is feasible to implement as a group training program in a workplace setting to promote psychosocial well-being...
  3. pmc Physical activity levels six months after a randomised controlled physical activity intervention for Pakistani immigrant men living in Norway
    Eivind Andersen
    Department of Sport Medicine, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Ullevaal Stadium, Box 4014, 0806 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:47. 2012
    ....
  4. doi How, where and with whom? Physical activity context preferences of three adult groups at risk of inactivity
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 46:1125-31. 2012
    ..Strategies to promote physical activity may be more successful if they reflect people's interests...
  5. doi The association between sedentary leisure and physical activity in middle-aged adults
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 46:747-52. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between time spent in sedentary leisure and physical activity level in mid-aged men and women...
  6. doi Mid-aged adults' sitting time in three contexts
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 42:363-73. 2012
    ..To develop evidence-based approaches for reducing sedentary behavior, there is a need to identify the specific settings where prolonged sitting occurs, associated factors, and variations...
  7. ncbi It just doesn't speak to me: mid-aged men's reactions to '10,000 Steps a Day'
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland
    Health Promot J Austr 19:52-9. 2008
    ..This study aimed to explore men's reactions to the 10,000 Steps a Day message, the use of pedometers, and other strategies for increasing PA...
  8. pmc Evaluating the effectiveness of psychosocial resilience training for heart health, and the added value of promoting physical activity: a cluster randomized trial of the READY program
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:427. 2009
    ..This paper describes the design and measures of a study to evaluate a resilience training program (READY) to promote psychosocial well-being for heart health, and the added value of integrating physical activity promotion...
  9. pmc HABITAT: A longitudinal multilevel study of physical activity change in mid-aged adults
    Nicola W Burton
    The University of Queensland School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:76. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi Measuring psychological, social, and environmental influences on leisure-time physical activity among adults
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:36-43. 2007
    ....
  11. doi Accuracy of body mass index estimated from self-reported height and weight in mid-aged Australian women
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:620-3. 2010
    ..To assess the accuracy of body mass index (BMI) estimated from self-reported height and weight from a mailed survey, in a population-based sample of mid-aged Australian women...
  12. doi Neighborhood disadvantage and physical activity: baseline results from the HABITAT multilevel longitudinal study
    Gavin Turrell
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD 4059, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 20:171-81. 2010
    ..To examine the association between neighborhood disadvantage and physical activity (PA)...
  13. doi The effect of Tai Chi on health-related quality of life in people with elevated blood glucose or diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Xin Liu
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4076, Australia
    Qual Life Res 22:1783-6. 2013
    ..The aim was to assess the effects of a Tai Chi-based program on health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) in people with elevated blood glucose or diabetes who were not on medication for glucose control...
  14. doi Concurrent and prospective associations between physical activity, walking and mental health in older women
    Kristiann C Heesch
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Public Health, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:807-13. 2011
    ..This study examined the concurrent and prospective relationships between both LTPA and walking with mental health in older women...
  15. doi Physical activity in three regional communities in Queensland
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 21:112-20. 2013
    ..To describe physical activity participation in three Queensland regional communities...
  16. doi Recruitment rates in workplace physical activity interventions: characteristics for success
    Gemma C Ryde
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 27:e101-12. 2013
    ..Data Source. Electronic and manual searches were conducted...
  17. ncbi Occupational sitting time: employees' perceptions of health risks and intervention strategies
    Nicholas D Gilson
    The University of Queensland, Brisbane
    Health Promot J Austr 22:38-43. 2011
    ..This study examined office-based employees' perceptions of the health risks associated with prolonged sitting at work, and strategies to interrupt and reduce occupational sitting time...
  18. doi Does physical activity impact on presenteeism and other indicators of workplace well-being?
    Helen E Brown
    The University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Sports Med 41:249-62. 2011
    ..A standardized definition of presenteeism and an appropriate evaluation tool are key research priorities if the complex relationships between physical activity and workplace well-being are to be better understood...
  19. doi Reliability and validity of a modified self-administered version of the Active Australia physical activity survey in a sample of mid-age women
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:535-41. 2008
    ..To assess the test-retest reliability and validity of a modified self-administered version of the Active Australia physical activity survey...
  20. doi Objectively measured sedentary behavior and physical activity in office employees: relationships with presenteeism
    Helen Elizabeth Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Occup Environ Med 55:945-53. 2013
    ..Given the links between health and activity, this study examined associations between objectively measured physical activity, sedentary behavior, and presenteeism...
  21. doi Associations between sitting time and a range of symptoms in mid-age women
    G M E E Geeske Peeters
    The University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies, St Lucia Queensland 4072, Australia
    Prev Med 56:135-41. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to explore longitudinal associations between sitting and physical and psychological symptoms in mid-age women...
  22. ncbi Updating the evidence on physical activity and health in women
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:404-411. 2007
    ..This narrative review updates evidence from the last 10 years on physical activity (PA) and the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer in women...
  23. doi The Feasibility of Using Questionnaires and Accelerometers to Measure Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Among Inpatient Adults With Mental Illness
    Sarah J Fraser
    School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 13:551-7. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of using questionnaires and accelerometers to measure physical activity and sedentary behavior among inpatient adults with mental illness...
  24. pmc Estimating Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in a Free-Living Context: A Pragmatic Comparison of Consumer-Based Activity Trackers and ActiGraph Accelerometry
    Sjaan R Gomersall
    Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity and Health, School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 18:e239. 2016
    ..However, there is a lack of research investigating the performance of these devices in free-living contexts, for which findings are likely to vary from studies conducted in well-controlled laboratory settings...
  25. ncbi Prospective study of physical activity and depressive symptoms in middle-aged women
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 29:265-72. 2005
    ..Although many studies support an inverse association between physical activity (PA) and depressive symptoms, prospective relationships between these variables have been confounded by pre-existing psychological and physical health problems...
  26. doi Occupational sitting and health risks: a systematic review
    Jannique G Z van Uffelen
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 39:379-88. 2010
    ..e., time spent sitting) may be negatively associated with health. The aim of this study was to systematically review the evidence on associations between occupational sitting and health risks...
  27. doi Measuring total and domain-specific sitting: a study of reliability and validity
    Alison L Marshall
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1094-102. 2010
    ....
  28. doi Qi-gong mind-body therapy and diabetes control. A randomized controlled trial
    Xin Liu
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 41:152-8. 2011
    ..This study examined the effects of qi-gong on diabetes control and identified the predictors and mediators of these effects...
  29. ncbi Physical activity preferences, motivators, barriers and attitudes of adults with mental illness
    Justin J Chapman
    a School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Ment Health 25:448-454. 2016
    ..Adults with mental illness may have specific attitudes toward physical activity (PA)...
  30. doi Physical activity and sedentary behaviour of adults with mental illness
    Justin J Chapman
    School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Electronic address
    J Sci Med Sport 19:579-84. 2016
    ..To assess physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviour (SB) in non-institutionalised adults with mental illness, using a combination of self-report and objective measures...
  31. doi The feasibility and acceptability of questionnaires and accelerometry for measuring physical activity and sedentary behaviour in adults with mental illness
    Justin J Chapman
    a School of Human Movement and Nutrition Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Ment Health 24:299-304. 2015
    ..Adults with mental illness may have difficulties with data collection methods such as questionnaires and accelerometry...
  32. doi What physical activity contexts do adults with psychological distress prefer?
    Asaduzzaman Khan
    The University of Queensland, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 16:417-21. 2013
    ..Physical activity can promote well-being and assist in the prevention and management of psychological symptoms. The aim of this study was to identify what physical activity contexts are preferred by adults with psychosocial difficulties...
  33. doi Sitting-time, physical activity, and depressive symptoms in mid-aged women
    Jannique G Z van Uffelen
    Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 45:276-81. 2013
    ..Associations of sitting-time and physical activity with depression are unclear...
  34. doi Psychosocial factors associated with increased physical activity in insufficiently active adults with arthritis
    G M E E Geeske Peeters
    The University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies, Australia The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Australia Electronic address
    J Sci Med Sport 18:558-64. 2015
    ..The aim was to identify psychosocial factors associated with increased physical activity in mid-age adults with arthritis who did not meet recommended physical activity levels...
  35. doi Contribution of house and garden work to the association between physical activity and well-being in young, mid-aged and older women
    Geeske Peeters
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 48:996-1001. 2014
    ..The aim was to describe the contribution of HGW to total physical activity (TPA) in association with well-being in younger, mid-aged and older women...
  36. pmc Changes in use of time, activity patterns, and health and wellbeing across retirement: design and methods of the life after work study
    Carol A Maher
    The University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:952. 2013
    ..The primary aim of the Life After Work study is to comprehensively measure changes in time use and patterns of physical activity and sedentary behaviour, and its associations with health and wellbeing, across the retirement transition...
  37. pmc Protocol for Fit Bodies, Fine Minds: a randomized controlled trial on the affect of exercise and cognitive training on cognitive functioning in older adults
    Siobhan T O'Dwyer
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 7:23. 2007
    ..This study will examine the impact of an exercise training program, and a combined exercise and cognitive training program, on the cognitive and physical functioning of older adults...
  38. ncbi Screen-Based Behaviours of Adolescents in Bangladesh
    Asaduzzaman Khan
    1 School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
    J Phys Act Health . 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence, patterns and correlates of recreational screen-based behaviours among adolescents in Bangladesh...
  39. doi Prospective Relationships Between Physical Activity and Optimism in Young and Mid-aged Women
    Toby G Pavey
    Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity, and Health CRExPAH, School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 12:915-23. 2015
    ..Less research has focused on the relationship between PA and positive wellbeing. The study aims were to assess the prospective associations between PA and optimism, in both young and mid-aged women...
  40. doi Physical activity attitudes and preferences among inpatient adults with mental illness
    Sarah J Fraser
    The School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 24:413-20. 2015
    ..These findings can inform physical activity intervention programming in hospital settings, which may contribute to decreasing the chronic disease burden and improve the psychological wellbeing in adults with mental illness. ..
  41. doi A new look at the construct validity of the K6 using Rasch analysis
    Asaduzzaman Khan
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 23:1-8. 2014
    ..Further research can facilitate better understanding about the unidimensionality of the scale. Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ..
  42. pmc Do walking strategies to increase physical activity reduce reported sitting in workplaces: a randomized control trial
    Nicholas D Gilson
    School of Human Movement Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:43. 2009
    ..This study compared the impact two different walking strategies had on step counts and reported sitting times...
  43. ncbi Participation in recreational physical activity: why do socioeconomic groups differ?
    Nicola W Burton
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia
    Health Educ Behav 30:225-44. 2003
    ..Data suggest that efforts to increase RPA in the population should include both general and socioeconomically targeted strategies...