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Research Output 2002 2019

2019

Associations between the home yard and preschoolers’ outdoor play and physical activity

Armstrong, G. P., Maitland, C., Lester, L., Trost, S. G., Trapp, G., Boruff, B., Al Marzooqi, M. K. & Christian, H. E., 6 Mar 2019, In : Public Health Research and Practice. 29, 1, e2911907.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Exercise
Equipment and Supplies
Social Environment
Education
Linear Models
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dog owners are more likely to meet physical activity guidelines than people without a dog: An investigation of the association between dog ownership and physical activity levels in a UK community

Westgarth, C., Christley, R. M., Jewell, C., German, A. J., Boddy, L. M. & Christian, H. E., 1 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 5704.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ownership
Dogs
Guidelines
Exercise
Walking

Dog ownership, the natural outdoor environment and health: A cross-sectional study

Zijlema, W. L., Christian, H., Triguero-Mas, M., Cirach, M., Van Den Berg, M., Maas, J., Gidlow, C. J., Kruize, H., Wendel-Vos, W., Andrušaitytä, S., Grazuleviciene, R., Litt, J. & Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J., 1 May 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 5, e023000.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ownership
Cross-Sectional Studies
Dogs
Health
Walking

P147 Individual, social and environmental factors associated with adolescent energy drink consumption

Trapp, G., Christian, H., McStay, C. L., Martin, K., Ambrosini, G., Bromberg, M., Howard, J. & Cross, D., Jul 2019, In : Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 51, 7S, p. S98-S99 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

Energy Drinks
Odds Ratio
Health
Social Environment
Beverages

Physical activity benefits from taking your dog to the park

Veitch, J., Christian, H., Carver, A. & Salmon, J., 1 May 2019, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 185, p. 173-179 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

physical activity
walking
light intensity
dog
amenity
2018

Adult and child physical activity benefits from taking your dog to the park

Veitch, J., Christian, H., Salmon, J., Carver, A. & Timperio, A., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Physical Activity & Health. 15, 10, p. S178-S179 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

11 Citations (Scopus)

Encouraging dog walking for health promotion and disease prevention

Christian, H., Bauman, A., Levine, G. N., McCormack, G., Rhodes, R. E., Richards, E., Rock, M., Westgarth, C. & Epping, J. N., 2018, In : American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 12, 3, p. 233-243 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Health Promotion
Walking
Dogs
Population
Insurance Benefits

Influence of nature contact on PA in early childhood education and care (ECEC)

Christian, H., Wenden, L., Bai, P., Trost, S., Maitland, C., Rosenberg, M., Trapp, G., Lester, L., Boruff, B. & Schipperin, J., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Physical Activity & Health. 15, 10, p. S103-S104 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

4 Citations (Scopus)
Professional Education
Western Australia
Confidentiality
Insurance
Health Education

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/Conference paperChapter

physical activity
obesity
public space
open space
health and disease
1 Citation (Scopus)

The role of the built environment on health across the life course: A call for collaborACTION

Nathan, A., Villanueva, K., Rozek, J., Davern, M., Gunn, L., Trapp, G., BOULANGE, C. & Christian, H., 1 Jul 2018, In : American Journal of Health Promotion. 32, 6, p. 1460-1468

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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

Christian, H., Westgarth, C. & Della Vedova, D., 2018, Physical Activity and Health Promotion in the Early Years: Effective Strategies for Early Childhood Educators. Springer, p. 113-130

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Ownership
Dogs
Exercise
Pediatric Obesity
Walking
2017
51 Citations (Scopus)
174 Downloads (Pure)

A collaborative approach to adopting/adapting guidelines - The Australian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the early years (Birth to 5 years): An integration of physical activity, sedentary behavior, and sleep

Okely, A. D., Ghersi, D., Hesketh, K. D., Santos, R., Loughran, S. P., Cliff, D. P., Shilton, T., Grant, D., Jones, R. A., Stanley, R. M., Sherring, J., Hinkley, T., Trost, S. G., McHugh, C., Eckermann, S., Thorpe, K., Waters, K., Olds, T. S., Mackey, T., Livingstone, R. & 7 othersChristian, H., Carr, H., Verrender, A., Pereira, J. R., Zhang, Z., Downing, K. L. & Tremblay, M. S., 20 Nov 2017, In : BMC Public Health. 17, 869.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sleep
Parturition
Guidelines
Exercise
Consensus
13 Citations (Scopus)
157 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Walking
Geographic Information Systems
Crime
Administrative Personnel
Esthetics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dog walking

Christian, H., McCormack, G., Evenson, K. R. & Maitland, C., 2017, Walking: Connecting Sustainable Transport with Health. Mulley, C., Gebel, K. & Ding, D. (eds.). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Vol. 9. p. 113-135 (Transport and Sustainability; vol. 9).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

evidence
sense of responsibility
local law
social marketing
demographic situation
7 Citations (Scopus)
77 Downloads (Pure)

'Hesitant compliers': Qualitative analysis of concerned fully-vaccinating parents

Enkel, S. L., Attwell, K., Snelling, T. L. & Christian, H. E., 12 Oct 2017, In : Vaccine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
qualitative analysis
Vaccines
Parents
vaccines
Appointments and Schedules
7 Citations (Scopus)
155 Downloads (Pure)

Informing Intervention Strategies to Reduce Energy Drink Consumption in Young People: Findings From Qualitative Research

Francis, J., Martin, K., Costa, B., Christian, H., Kaur, S., Harray, A., Barblett, A., Oddy, W. H., Ambrosini, G., Allen, K. & Trapp, G., 1 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 49, 9, p. 724-733.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Energy Drinks
Qualitative Research
Product Packaging
Education
Costs and Cost Analysis
7 Citations (Scopus)
204 Downloads (Pure)

Nowhere to Go and Nothing to Do but Sit? Youth Screen Time and the Association With Access to Neighborhood Destinations

Christian, H., Zubrick, S. R., Knuiman, M., Nathan, A., Foster, S., Villanueva, K. & Giles-Corti, B., 1 Jan 2017, In : Environment and Behavior. 49, 1, p. 84-108 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
youth
public space
open space
gender
services
4 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between the neighbourhood built environment and early child development

Christian, H., Ball, S. J., Zubrick, S. R., Brinkman, S., Turrell, G., Boruff, B. & Foster, S., 1 Nov 2017, In : Health and Place. 48, p. 90-101 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

child development
Child Development
social competence
vulnerability
maturity
5 Citations (Scopus)

Social capital and pet ownership – a tale of four cities

Wood, L., Martin, K., Christian, H., Houghton, S., Kawachi, I., Vallesi, S. & McCune, S., 2017, In : SSM-Population Health. 3, p. 442–447 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2016
19 Citations (Scopus)
360 Downloads (Pure)

Can the Neighborhood Built Environment Make a Difference in Children's Development? Building the Research Agenda to Create Evidence for Place-Based Children's Policy

Villanueva, K., Badland, H., Kvalsvig, A., O'Connor, M., Christian, H., Woolcock, G., Giles-Corti, B. & Goldfeld, S., Jan 2016, In : Academic Pediatrics. 16, 1, p. 10-19 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Child Development
Research
City Planning
Public Policy
Public Health
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Observational Studies
Exercise
Health
Geographic Information Systems
Western Australia
26 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Crime
Walking
Safety
Social Environment
Longitudinal Studies

Smartphone Apps for Measuring Human Health and Climate Change Co-Benefits: A Comparison and Quality Rating of Available Apps

Sullivan, R. K., Marsh, S., Halvarsson, J., Holdsworth, M., Waterlander, W., Poelman, M. P., Salmond, J. A., Christian, H., Koh, L. S. C., Cade, J. E., Spence, J. C., Woodward, A. & Maddison, R., 2016, In : JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 4, 4, 15 p., e135.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Supportive neighbourhood built characteristics and dog-walking in Canadian adults

Mccormack, G. R., Graham, T. M., Christian, H., Toohey, A. M. & Rock, M. J., 2016, In : Canadian Journal of Public Health. 107, 3, p. e245-e250

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Walking
Dogs
Walkers
Logistic Models
Interviews
10 Citations (Scopus)
Walkers
Walking
Dogs
Safety
Pets
4 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of siblings and family dog ownership on children's independent mobility to neighbourhood destinations

Christian, H. E., Villanueva, K., Klinker, C. D., Knuiman, M., Divitini, M. & Giles-Corti, B., Aug 2016, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 40, 4, p. 316-318

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ownership
Siblings
Dogs
Parents
Licensure
7 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding how dogs encourage and motivate walking: Cross-sectional findings from RESIDE

Westgarth, C., Knuiman, M. & Christian, H., 29 Sep 2016, In : BMC Public Health. 16, p. 1-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Walking
Dogs
Motivation
Western Australia
2015
16 Citations (Scopus)

Factors associated with daily walking of dogs

Westgarth, C., Christian, H. & Christley, R. M., 2015, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 11, 1, p. 1-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
walking
Walking
Dogs
dogs
Motivation
11 Citations (Scopus)
157 Downloads (Pure)

Individual, Social, and Environmental Correlates of Healthy and Unhealthy Eating

Trapp, G., Hickling, S., Christian, H., Bull, F., Timperio, A. F., Boruff, B., Shrestha, D. & Giles-Corti, B., Dec 2015, In : Health Education and Behavior. 42, 6, p. 759-768

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Confidence Intervals
Food
Nutrition Policy
Eating
Meals
28 Citations (Scopus)

Mismatch between Perceived and Objectively Measured Land Use Mix and Street Connectivity: Associations with Neighborhood Walking

Koohsari, M. J., Badland, H., Sugiyama, T., Mavoa, S., Christian, H. & Giles-Corti, B., Apr 2015, In : Journal of Urban Health. 92, 2, p. 242-252

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
mismatch
Walking
land use
residential environment
recreation
9 Citations (Scopus)
146 Downloads (Pure)

Neighborhood Correlates of Sitting Time for Australian Adults in New Suburbs: Results from RESIDE

Foster, S., Pereira, G., Christian, H., Knuiman, M., Bull, F. & Giles-Corti, B., 24 Aug 2015, In : Environment and Behavior. 47, 8, p. 902-922 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
local participation
walking
infrastructure
suburb
woman
22 Citations (Scopus)

Quality of public open spaces and recreational walking

Sugiyama, T., Gunn, L. D., Christian, H., Francis, J., Foster, S., Hooper, P., Owen, N. & Giles-Corti, B., Dec 2015, In : American Journal of Public Health. 105, 12, p. 2490-2495

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Walking
Dogs
Recreation
Logistic Models
Regression Analysis
19 Citations (Scopus)
Social Environment
Parenting
Parents
96 Citations (Scopus)
133 Downloads (Pure)

The impact of interventions to promote physical activity in urban green space: A systematic review and recommendations for future research

Hunter, R. F., Christian, H., Veitch, J., Astell-Burt, T., Hipp, J. A. & Schipperijn, J., Jan 2015, In : Social Science and Medicine. 124, p. 246-256

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Social Environment
Research
Databases
Control Groups
Green Or
48 Citations (Scopus)
242 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
child development
child health
Child Development
health
Research
49 Citations (Scopus)

The pet factor - Companion animals as a conduit for getting to know people, friendship formation and social support

Wood, L., Martin, K., Christian, H., Nathan, A., Lauritsen, C., Houghton, S., Kawachi, I. & Mccune, S., 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 4, p. 1-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
interpersonal relationships
Pets
Social Support
pets
Animals
2014
71 Citations (Scopus)
228 Downloads (Pure)

A Longitudinal Analysis of the Influence of the Neighborhood Built Environment on Walking for Transportation

Knuiman, M., Christian, H., Divitini, M., Foster, S., Bull, F., Badland, H. M. & Giles-Corti, B., Sep 2014, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 180, 5, p. 453-461

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Walking
Logistic Models
Administrative Personnel
Health Status
Cross-Sectional Studies
22 Citations (Scopus)

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
46 Citations (Scopus)
253 Downloads (Pure)

Do changes in residents' fear of crime impact their walking? Longitudinal results from RESIDE

Foster, S., Knuiman, M., Hooper, P., Christian, H. & Giles-Corti, B., May 2014, In : Preventive Medicine. 62, p. 161-166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Crime
Walking
Fear
Longitudinal Studies
Linear Models
20 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Crime
Walking
Criminology
Statistical Models
Health Surveys
12 Citations (Scopus)
211 Downloads (Pure)

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
57 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Walking
Dogs
Ownership
Interpersonal Relations
Confounding Factors (Epidemiology)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Knuiman et al. Respond to "Time-Varying Neighborhood Environments"

Knuiman, M., Christian, H., Divitini, M., Foster, S., Bull, F., Badland, H. M. & Giles-Corti, B., 2014, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 180, 5, p. 467-468

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

69 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of neighborhood walkability on walking: Does it differ across adult life stage and does neighborhood buffer size matter?

Villanueva, K., Knuiman, M., Nathan, A., Giles-Corti, B., Christian, H., Foster, S. & Bull, F., Jan 2014, In : Health & Place. 25, p. 43-46

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

walking
Walking
Buffers
young adult
surveillance
63 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of parents' fear of strangers and perceptions of informal social control on children's independent mobility

Foster, S., Villanueva, K., Wood, L., Christian, H. & Giles-Corti, B., Mar 2014, In : Health & Place. 26, p. 60-68 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle