Peter Howat

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preventing alcohol-related traffic injury: a health promotion approach
    Peter Howat
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:208-19. 2004
  2. pmc Utility of stages of change construct in the planning of physical activity interventions among playgroup mothers
    Carlie Jones
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 6:300. 2013
  3. pmc The protocol of a randomized controlled trial for playgroup mothers: Reminder on Food, Relaxation, Exercise, and Support for Health (REFRESH) Program
    Sarojini M D R Monteiro
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:648. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Effects of a physical activity and nutrition program for seniors on body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio: a randomised controlled trial
    Linda Burke
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, Western Australia, 6845, Australia
    Prev Med 54:397-401. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Physical Activity and Nutrition Program for Seniors (PANS): process evaluation
    Linda Burke
    Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Health Promot Pract 14:543-51. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Playgroups as a setting for nutrition and physical activity interventions for mothers with young children: exploratory qualitative findings
    Carlie Jones
    WA Centre for Health Promotion Research Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Western Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 21:92-8. 2010
  7. pmc Can father inclusive practice reduce paternal postnatal anxiety? A repeated measures cohort study using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
    Jenny Tohotoa
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:75. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Education and support for fathers improves breastfeeding rates: a randomized controlled trial
    Bruce Maycock
    1School of Public Health and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    J Hum Lact 29:484-90. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Supporting mothers to breastfeed: the development and process evaluation of a father inclusive perinatal education support program in Perth, Western Australia
    Jenny Tohotoa
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley 6854, WA, Australia
    Health Promot Int 26:351-61. 2011
  10. pmc Physical activity and nutrition program for seniors (PANS): protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Linda Burke
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:751. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Preventing alcohol-related traffic injury: a health promotion approach
    Peter Howat
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:208-19. 2004
    ..Settings such as schools, workplaces, cities, and communities offer practical opportunities to implement alcohol-impaired driving prevention programs within this framework...
  2. pmc Utility of stages of change construct in the planning of physical activity interventions among playgroup mothers
    Carlie Jones
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 6:300. 2013
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  3. pmc The protocol of a randomized controlled trial for playgroup mothers: Reminder on Food, Relaxation, Exercise, and Support for Health (REFRESH) Program
    Sarojini M D R Monteiro
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:648. 2011
    ..This study aims to confirm if a low-cost, accessible playgroup based intervention program can improve the dietary and physical activity behaviours of mothers with young children...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of a physical activity and nutrition program for seniors on body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio: a randomised controlled trial
    Linda Burke
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, Western Australia, 6845, Australia
    Prev Med 54:397-401. 2012
    ..To investigate whether a home-based program, physical activity and nutrition for seniors (PANS), made positive changes to central obesity, measured by body mass index (BMI) and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR)...
  5. doi request reprint Physical Activity and Nutrition Program for Seniors (PANS): process evaluation
    Linda Burke
    Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Health Promot Pract 14:543-51. 2013
    ..Comprehensive process evaluation was used to determine the suitability and appropriateness of the resources and effectiveness of the strategies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Playgroups as a setting for nutrition and physical activity interventions for mothers with young children: exploratory qualitative findings
    Carlie Jones
    WA Centre for Health Promotion Research Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Western Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 21:92-8. 2010
    ..This research investigated the barriers and facilitators of mothers with young children to engage in healthy physical activity and nutrition behaviours...
  7. pmc Can father inclusive practice reduce paternal postnatal anxiety? A repeated measures cohort study using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
    Jenny Tohotoa
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:75. 2012
    ..The prime focus of the intervention was to provide education and support to fathers of breastfeeding partners with the aim of increasing both initiation and duration of breastfeeding...
  8. doi request reprint Education and support for fathers improves breastfeeding rates: a randomized controlled trial
    Bruce Maycock
    1School of Public Health and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    J Hum Lact 29:484-90. 2013
    ..Studies have identified numerous factors affecting breastfeeding initiation and duration, including maternal education, mode of delivery, birth weight, socioeconomic status, and support of the infant's father...
  9. doi request reprint Supporting mothers to breastfeed: the development and process evaluation of a father inclusive perinatal education support program in Perth, Western Australia
    Jenny Tohotoa
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley 6854, WA, Australia
    Health Promot Int 26:351-61. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the development and process evaluation of a perinatal education and support program for fathers to assist their partners to breastfeed...
  10. pmc Physical activity and nutrition program for seniors (PANS): protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Linda Burke
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:751. 2010
    ..This study aims to confirm if a low-cost, accessible physical activity and nutrition program can improve levels of physical activity and diet of insufficiently active 60-70 year-olds...
  11. pmc Community-based physical activity and nutrition programme for adults with metabolic syndrome in Vietnam: study protocol for a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Van Dinh Tran
    Department of Community Health and Network Coordination, National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    BMJ Open 6:e011532. 2016
    ..This cluster-randomised controlled trial aims to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to increase levels of physical activity and improve dietary behaviours among Vietnamese adults aged 50-65 years with MetS...
  12. doi request reprint Home-based lifestyle intervention for rural adults improves metabolic syndrome parameters and cardiovascular risk factors: A randomised controlled trial
    Krysten Blackford
    Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health CERIPH, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia Electronic address
    Prev Med 89:15-22. 2016
    ..These findings suggest that comprehensive home-based prevention programmes that include a combination of dietary and physical activity interventions are a promising means to prevent the onset of chronic disease in rural adults...
  13. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a physical activity and nutrition program targeting middle-aged adults at risk of metabolic syndrome in a disadvantaged rural community
    Krysten Blackford
    Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA, 6845, Australia
    BMC Public Health 15:284. 2015
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  14. pmc Office-based physical activity and nutrition intervention: barriers, enablers, and preferred strategies for workplace obesity prevention, Perth, Western Australia, 2012
    Krysten Blackford
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E154. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint Accuracy of self-reported anthropometric measures in older Australian adults
    Maria Pasalich
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 33:E27-32. 2014
    ..To determine the accuracy of self-reported anthropometric measurements in older Australian adults 60-70 years...
  16. pmc Connecting Health and Technology (CHAT): protocol of a randomized controlled trial to improve nutrition behaviours using mobile devices and tailored text messaging in young adults
    Deborah A Kerr
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute and the School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:477. 2012
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  17. ncbi request reprint Reducing attrition in physical activity programs for older adults
    Jonine Jancey
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia
    J Aging Phys Act 15:152-65. 2007
    ..The results suggest that early assessment of these characteristics should be undertaken to identify individuals at risk of attrition, to improve retention, and to avoid potential bias...
  18. doi request reprint Are Retirement Villages Promoting Active Aging?
    Annie Holt
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Aging Phys Act 24:407-11. 2016
    ..This study investigated physical activity (PA) facilities of retirement villages (RVs) and neighborhood PA barriers identified by RV residents in Perth, Australia...
  19. doi request reprint Physical activity and nutrition program for adults with metabolic syndrome: Process evaluation
    Van Dinh Tran
    Department of Community Health and Network Coordination, National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, No 1, Yersin Street, Hanoi, Vietnam School of Public Health, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia Electronic address
    Eval Program Plann 61:128-133. 2016
    ..This process evaluation assessed the participation, fidelity, satisfaction, and reasons for completing and not-completing the VPAN...
  20. pmc Effects of a home-based intervention on diet and physical activity behaviours for rural adults with or at risk of metabolic syndrome: a randomised controlled trial
    Krysten Blackford
    Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health CERIPH, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 13:13. 2016
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  21. pmc Alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use amongst same-sex attracted women: results from the Western Australian Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health and Well-Being Survey
    Zoe Hyde
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:317. 2009
    ..However, few studies have been conducted with this population in Australia and rates that have been reported vary considerably...
  22. ncbi request reprint Self-reported weight and height for evaluating obesity control programs
    Satvinder S Dhaliwal
    School of Public Health, Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute and Australian Technology Network Centre for Metabolic Fitness, Curtin University of Technology, Bentley, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Health Behav 34:489-99. 2010
    ..To assess the adequacy of self-reported weight and height as indicators for BMI in community-based obesity control programs...
  23. pmc Potential and Challenges in Collecting Social and Behavioral Data on Adolescent Alcohol Norms: Comparing Respondent-Driven Sampling and Web-Based Respondent-Driven Sampling
    Janina Hildebrand
    Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Bentley, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 17:e285. 2015
    ..Few studies have explored the use of the Internet and social media with RDS, known as Web-based RDS (WebRDS). This study explored the use of combining both "traditional" RDS and WebRDS to examine the influences on adolescent alcohol use...
  24. doi request reprint Pedestrian and motorized mobility scooter safety of older people
    Jonine Jancey
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 14:647-53. 2013
    ..However, less focus has been placed on this particularly vulnerable group. This review summarizes issues associated with older adult pedestrian and motorized mobility scooters (MMS) safety and interventions that have been conducted...
  25. pmc Development of a nutrition and physical activity booklet to engage seniors
    Linda Burke
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 1:77. 2008
    ..This paper describes the development and process evaluation of an interactive booklet aimed at motivating older adults to improve their nutrition and physical activity...
  26. ncbi request reprint Magazine alcohol advertising compliance with the Australian Alcoholic Beverages Advertising Code
    Kati Donovan
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control, Curtin University of Technology, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:73-81. 2007
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  27. doi request reprint Development of a Web-based alcohol intervention for university students: processes and challenges
    Jonathan Hallett
    WA Centre for Health Promotion Research, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:31-9. 2009
    ..We describe the process of developing and implementing an electronic screening and brief intervention in a large university population...
  28. pmc Workplace building design and office-based workers' activity: a study of a natural experiment
    Jonine M Jancey
    Collaboration for Evidence, Research, and Impact in Public Health, Curtin University, Western Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 40:78-82. 2016
    ..The researchers aimed to determine the impact of the purpose-built office building on the office workers' sedentariness and level of physical activity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a school-based peer leader bicycle helmet intervention
    Margaret Hall
    Child Health Promotion Research Unit, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia
    Inj Control Saf Promot 11:165-74. 2004
    ..The study aimed to assess the effectiveness of a whole-school intervention to increase the correct wearing of bicycle helmets by primary school children...
  30. pmc Dads make a difference: an exploratory study of paternal support for breastfeeding in Perth, Western Australia
    Jenny Tohotoa
    School of Public Health, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Int Breastfeed J 4:15. 2009
    ..The role transition from couple to family poses challenges to both parents. Sharing the experience of childbirth and supporting each other in the subsequent infant feeding practices is one of those challenges...
  31. ncbi request reprint Promoting the health of older Australians: program options, priorities and research
    Peter Howat
    Centre for Research into Aged Care Services, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Aust Health Rev 27:49-55. 2004
    ..Additional consultation with representatives of the target population is recommended to further refine the priorities...
  32. ncbi request reprint Gascoyne Growers Market: a sustainable health promotion activity developed in partnership with the community
    Jennifer Payet
    Gascoyne Population Health Unit, Carnarvon, Gascoyne Development Commission Carnarvon, Carnarvon, Western Australia 6701, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 13:309-14. 2005
    ..To explore the social, health and economic impact of a farmers' market on a small rural community in the north of Western Australia...
  33. ncbi request reprint Health promotion competencies for the Israeli workforce
    Lilach Melville
    Ministry of Health, Israel Correspondence to Lilach Melville, Deputy Manager, Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Public Health Services, Ministry of Health, 20 King David Street, Jerusalem, Israel
    Promot Educ 13:178-84. 2006
    ..The questionnaire was posted to 97 health promotion professionals. The returned questionnaires were analysed and compared to the Australian results. Differences were found mainly in areas requiring specific health promotion training...
  34. ncbi request reprint Review of competencies for Australian health promotion
    Trevor Shilton
    National Heart Foundation of Australia, 334 Rokeby Road, Subiaco WA 6008, Australia
    Promot Educ 10:162-71, 197, 209. 2003