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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
3 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
2 Citations (Scopus)

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
Life Style
Diet
Pregnancy
Health
Weight Gain

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

Shade coverage, ultraviolet radiation and children’s physical activity in early childhood education and care

Christian, H., Lester, L., Trost, S. G., Trapp, G., Schipperijn, J., Boruff, B., Maitland, C., Jeemi, Z., Rosenberg, M., Barber, P. & Eslick, H., 31 Aug 2019, In : International Journal of Public Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Radiation
Education
Accelerometry
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
2018
12 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
4 Citations (Scopus)
Professional Education
Western Australia
Confidentiality
Insurance
Health Education
2017
57 Citations (Scopus)
228 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
17 Citations (Scopus)
174 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Walking
Geographic Information Systems
Crime
Administrative Personnel
Esthetics
8 Citations (Scopus)
126 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)
206 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)
237 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
5 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
File
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
22 Citations (Scopus)
420 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
29 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
9 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
17 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)
171 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
29 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)
156 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
25 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
101 Citations (Scopus)
160 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
50 Citations (Scopus)
288 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
child development
child health
Child Development
health
Research
54 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
74 Citations (Scopus)
245 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
23 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
48 Citations (Scopus)
277 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)
232 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
58 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Walking
Dogs
Ownership
Interpersonal Relations
Confounding Factors (Epidemiology)
70 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
65 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

64 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
2013
35 Citations (Scopus)

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
6 Citations (Scopus)
140 Downloads (Pure)

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
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

48 Citations (Scopus)

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
109 Citations (Scopus)

Pet ownership and cardiovascular risk: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association

Levine, G. N., Allen, K., Braun, L. T., Christian, H., Friedmann, E., Taubert, K. A., Thomas, S. A., Wells, D. L. & Lange, R. A., 2013, In : Circulation. 127, p. 2353-2363

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
33 Citations (Scopus)
51 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
29 Citations (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)

The impact of the built environment on health across the life course: design of a cross-sectional data linkage study

Villanueva, K., Pereira, G., Knuiman, M., Bull, F., Wood, L., Christian, H., Foster, S., Boruff, B., Beesley, B., Hickey, S., Joyce, S., Nathan, A., Saarloos, D. & Giles-Corti, B., 2013, In : BMJ Open. 3, 1, p. 12pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Information Storage and Retrieval
Western Australia
Health
Mental Health
Geographic Mapping