Billie Giles-Corti

Winthrop Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M408), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • 11174 Citations
  • 54 h-Index
1992 …2018

Research Output 1992 2018

2018

Promoting physical activity – reducing obesity and non-communicable diseases

Giles-Corti, W., Bull, F., Christian, H., Sugiyama, T., Koohsari, M. J. & Hooper, P. 2018 Oxford Textbook of Nature and Public Health : The Role of Nature in Improving the Health of a Population. Bird, W. & van Den Bosch, M. (eds.). UK: Oxford University Press, p. 97-107

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

physical activity
obesity
public space
open space
health and disease
physical activity
public space
open space
walking
planning
2017
1 Citations
Open Access
File
Walking
Geographic Information Systems
Crime
Administrative Personnel
Esthetics
Open Access
Walking
City Planning
Guideline Adherence
Research
Observational Studies
1 Citations

Examining associations between area-level spatial measures of housing with selected health and wellbeing behaviours and outcomes in an urban context

Badland, H., Foster, S., Bentley, R., Higgs, C., Roberts, R., Pettit, C. & Giles-Corti, B. 1 Jan 2017 In : Health and Place. 43, p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

housing
Health
affordable housing
health
reference group

Identifying off-diagonal communities using the Australian Early Development Census results

Tanton, R., Dare, M., Brinkman, S., Corti, B. G., Katz, I., Woolcock, G. & Goldfeld, S. 1 Jul 2017 In : Social Indicators Research. 132, 3, p. 977-992 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Censuses
census
childhood
community
Policy Making
1 Citations

Indicators of a health-promoting local food environment: A conceptual framework to inform urban planning policy and practice

Murphy, M., Badland, H., Koohsari, M. J., Astell-Burt, T., Trapp, G., Villanueva, K., Mavoa, S., Davern, M. & Giles-Corti, B. 1 Apr 2017 In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 28, 1, p. 82-84 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
2 Citations
Open Access
File
youth
public space
open space
gender
services
2016
8 Citations

Can neighborhood green space mitigate health inequalities? A study of socio-economic status and mental health

Sugiyama, T., Villanueva, K., Knuiman, M., Francis, J., Foster, S., Wood, L. & Giles-Corti, B. Mar 2016 In : Health and Place. 38, p. 16-21 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mental health
Mental Health
Economics
Health
Psychology
73 Citations

City planning and population health: a global challenge

Giles-Corti, B., Vernez-Moudon, A., Reis, R., Turrell, G., Dannenberg, A. L., Badland, H., Foster, S., Lowe, M., Sallis, J. F., Stevenson, M. & Owen, N. 10 Dec 2016 In : The Lancet. 388, 10062, p. 2912-2924 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

City Planning
Health
Population
Clergy
Benchmarking
42 Citations

Use of science to guide city planning policy and practice: how to achieve healthy and sustainable future cities

Sallis, J. F., Bull, F., Burdett, R., Frank, L. D., Griffiths, P., Giles-Corti, B. & Stevenson, M. 10 Dec 2016 In : The Lancet. 388, 10062, p. 2936-2947 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

City Planning
Health
Research
Social Isolation
Active Biological Transport
2015
3 Citations
Western Australia
walking
Walking
planning
neighborhood policy
10 Citations
Social Environment
Parenting
Parents
2014
45 Citations
Open Access
File
Walking
Logistic Models
Administrative Personnel
Health Status
Cross-Sectional Studies
11 Citations

Developing a research and practice tool to measure walkability: A demonstration project

Giles-Corti, B., Macaulay, G., Middleton, N. J., Boruff, B., Bull, F., Butterworth, I., Badland, H. M., Mavoa, S., Roberts, R. & Christian, H. 2014 In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 25, 3, p. 160-166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Benchmarking
City Planning
Active Biological Transport
Information Storage and Retrieval
13 Citations
17 Citations
Open Access
Crime
Walking
Criminology
Statistical Models
Health Surveys
8 Citations

Dog walking is associated with more outdoor play and independent mobility for children

Christian, H., Trapp, G., Villanueva, K., Zubrick, S., Koekemoer, R. & Giles-Corti, B. Oct 2014 In : Preventive Medicine. 67, p. 259-263

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Walking
Dogs
Walkers
Exercise
Ownership
9 Citations
Open Access
File
Retirement
Walking
Logistic Models
Insurance Benefits
Internship and Residency
2 Citations
Mental Health
Focus Groups
Western Australia
Qualitative Research
Population Density
15 Citations

Perceptions of the Built Environment and Associations with Walking Among Retirement Village Residents

Nathan, A., Wood, L. & Giles-Corti, B. 2014 In : ENVIRONMENT AND BEHAVIOR. Jul 17, 2012, p. 1-24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations
6 Citations

Prevalence of overweight, obesity and underweight in Western Australian school-aged children; 2008 compared with 2003

Martin, K., Rosenberg, M., Pratt, I. S., Miller, M., Mccormack, G., Giles-Corti, B., Magarey, A., Bull, F. & Devine, A. 2014 In : Public Health Nutrition. online, p. 5pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Citations

Reconnecting urban planning with health: a protocol for the development and validation of national liveability indicators associated with noncommunicable disease risk behaviours and health outcomes

Giles-Corti, B., Badland, H., Mazoa, S., Turrell, G., Bull, F., Boruff, B., Pettit, C., Bauman, A., Hooper, P., Villanueva, K., Astell-Burt, T., Feng, X., Learnihan, V., Davey, R., Grenfell, R. & Thackway, S. 2014 In : Public Health Research & Practice. 25, p. 1-5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations

Sense of Community and its association with the neighbourhood Built environment

French, S., Wood, L., Foster, S., Giles-Corti, B., Frank, L. & Learnihan, V. 2014 In : ENVIRONMENT AND BEHAVIOR. Online, p. 21pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations

The cost-effectiveness of installing sidewalks to increase levels of transport-walking and health

Gunn, L. D., Lee, Y., Geelhoed, E., Giles-Corti, B. & Shiell, A. Oct 2014 In : Preventive Medicine. 67, p. 322-329

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Walking
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Health
Costs and Cost Analysis
Population Density
6 Citations

The Effect of Proximity on Park and Beach Use and Physical Activity Among Rural Adolescents

Edwards, N., Giles-Corti, B., Larson, A. & Beesley, B. 2014 In : Journal of Physical Activity & Health. 11, p. 977-984

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations
walking
Walking
Buffers
young adult
surveillance
42 Citations
2013
28 Citations

A new urban planning code's impact on walking: The residential environments project

Christian, H., Knuiman, M., Bull, F., Timperio, A. F., Foster, S., Divitini, M., Middleton, N. & Giles-Corti, B. 2013 In : American Journal of Public Health. 103, 7, p. 1219-1228

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

City Planning
Walking
State Government
Geographic Information Systems
Western Australia
52 Citations

Can the built environment reduce health inequalities? A study of neighbourhood socioeconomic disadvantage and walking for transport

Turrell, G., Haynes, M., Wilson, L-A. & Giles-Corti, B. 2013 In : Health & Place. 19, p. 89-98

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations
6 Citations

Does neighbourhood walkability moderate the effects of mass media communication strategies to promote regular physical activity?

Barnes, R., Giles-Corti, B., Bauman, A. E. E., Rosenberg, M., Bull, F. & Leavy, J. 2013 In : Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 45, SUPPL.1, p. S86-S94

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mass Media
Walking
Cross-Sectional Studies
Logistic Models
5 Citations

Driving down daily step counts: the impact of being driven to school on physical activity and sedentary behavior

Trapp, G., Giles-Corti, B., Christian, H., Timperio, A. F., Mccormack, G., Bulsara, M. & Villanueva, K. Aug 2013 In : Pediatric Exercise Science. 25, 3, p. 337-346

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Exercise
Leisure Activities
Social Adjustment
Cluster Analysis
Parents
11 Citations
Mass Media
Exercise
Population
Walking
Insurance Benefits
12 Citations
3 Citations
6 Citations

Measurement of children's physical activity using a pedometer with a built-in memory

Trapp, G., Giles-Corti, B., Bulsara, M., Christian, H., Timperio, A. F., McCormack, G. & Villanueva, K. 2013 In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. online, 3, p. 222-226

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations

Neighborhood walkability and cardiometabolic risk factors in australian adults: an observational study

Müller-Riemenschneider, F., Pereira, G., Villanueva, K., Christian, H., Knuiman, M., Giles-Corti, B. & Bull, F. 2013 In : BMC Public Health. 13, 1, p. 9pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Observational Studies
Obesity
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Buffers
Hypercholesterolemia
4 Citations
Open Access
23 Citations
1 Citations
11 Citations
Recreation
Self Efficacy
Social Support
Environmental Exposure
Demography
15 Citations
35 Citations
Open Access
22 Citations
Open Access
File
Information Storage and Retrieval
Western Australia
Health
Mental Health
Geographic Mapping
112 Citations
12 Citations
17 Citations

Understanding the relationship between dog ownership and children's physical activity and sedentary behaviour

Christian, H., Trapp, G., Lauritsen, C., Wright, K. & Giles-Corti, B. Oct 2013 In : Pediatric Obesity. 8, 5, p. 392-403

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Ownership
Dogs
Exercise
Walking
Weights and Measures
38 Citations

Where do Children Travel to and What Local Opportunities Are Available? The Relationship Between Neighborhood Destinations and Children's Independant Mobility

Villanueva, K., Giles-Corti, B., Bulsara, M., Timperio, A., Mccormack, G., Beesley, B., Trapp, G. & Middleton, N. 2013 In : ENVIRONMENT AND BEHAVIOR. 45, 6, p. 679-705

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle