Leanne Lester

Dr, PhD E.Cowan

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 558 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
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2019

A mixed methods randomised control trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the journey to social inclusion – phase 2 intervention for chronically homeless adults: study protocol

Vallesi, S., Flatau, P., Thielking, M., Mackelprang, J., Taylor, K., La Sala, L., Spiers, J., Wood, L., Martin, K., Kragt, D., Lester, L., Whittaker, E. & Courtney, R., 22 Mar 2019, In : BMC Public Helath. 19, 13 p., 334.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Homeless Persons
Random Allocation
Case Management
Quality of Life
Health
3 Citations (Scopus)

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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Do we train how we play? Investigating skill patterns in Australian football

Ireland, D., Dawson, B., Peeling, P., Lester, L., Heasman, J. & Rogalski, B., 2 Oct 2019, In : Science and Medicine in Football. 3, 4, p. 265-274 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Football
train
Mandrillus
Pressure
Prescriptions

Friendly schools universal bullying prevention intervention: Effectiveness with secondary school students

Cross, D., Runions, K., Shaw, T., Wong, J., Campbell, M., Pearce, N., Burns, S. K., Lester, L., Barnes, A. & Resnicow, K. A., 17 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Bullying Prevention. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

secondary school
exclusion
school
student
victimization

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)

The impact of gender, socioeconomic status and locality on the development of student patterns of alcohol consumption and harm

Evans, M., Lester, L., Midford, R., Cahill, H. W., Foxcroft, D., Waghorne, R. & Venning, L., 3 Jun 2019, In : Health Education. 119, 4, p. 309-318 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
alcohol consumption
Social Class
Alcohol Drinking
social status
Students
boarding school
study expectation
self-image
primary school
Students
Open Access
spectator
Art
Sports
art
sponsorship
2018
7 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptation of a MR imaging protocol into a real-time clinical biometric ultrasound protocol for persons with spinal cord injury at risk for deep tissue injury: A reliability study

Swaine, J. M., Moe, A., Breidahl, W., Bader, D. L., Oomens, C. W. J., Lester, L., O'Loughlin, E., Santamaria, N. & Stacey, M. C., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Tissue Viability. 27, 1, p. 2-9 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Spinal Cord Injuries
Tendons
Skin
Spinal Cord
Wounds and Injuries
4 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

A group randomized controlled trial evaluating parent involvement in whole-school actions to reduce bullying

Cross, D., Lester, L., Pearce, N., Barnes, A. & Beatty, S., 4 May 2018, In : The Journal of Educational Research. 111, 3, p. 255-267 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parents
exclusion
school grade
school
Group
1 Citation (Scopus)
Local Government
alcohol consumption
Alcohol Drinking
local government
young adult
4 Citations (Scopus)

Classification of Intensity in Team Sport Activity

Polglaze, T., Hogan, C., Dawson, B., Buttfield, A., Osgnach, C., Lester, L. & Peeling, P., 1 Jul 2018, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 50, 7, p. 1487-1494 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sports
Heart Rate
Hockey
Lactic Acid

Developmental trajectories of adolescent risky drinking: predictors from the Drug Education in Victoria Schools (DEVS) study

Lester, L., Midford, R., Foxcroft, D. & Cahill, H., 3 Sep 2018, In : International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. 56, 4-5, p. 181-194 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Victoria
Alcohols
Students
Education
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Energy expenditure associated with walking speed and angle of turn in children

Crossley, S. G. M., Mackintosh, K. A., Wilson, R. P., Lester, L. J., Griffiths, I. W. & McNarry, M. A., 1 Dec 2018, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 118, 12, p. 2563-2576 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Energy Metabolism
Walking
Exercise
Magnetic Fields
Gases
21 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying high risk loading conditions for in-season injury in elite Australian football players

Stares, J., Dawson, B., Peeling, P., Heasman, J., Rogalski, B., Drew, M., Colby, M., Dupont, G. & Lester, L., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 21, 1, p. 46-51 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Football
Workload
Wounds and Injuries
Incidence
Cohort Studies

If it's about me, why do it without me? Genuine student engagement in school cyberbullying education

Cross, D., Lester, L., Barnes, A., Cardoso, P. & Hadwen, K., 1 Nov 2018, In : International Journal of Emotional Education. 10, 2, p. 139-145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bullying
school education
Students
Education
school
3 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of the Friendly Schools whole-school intervention on transition to secondary school and adolescent bullying behaviour

Cross, D., Shaw, T., Epstein, M., Pearce, N., Barnes, A., Burns, S., Waters, S., Lester, L. & Runions, K., 1 Dec 2018, In : European Journal of Education. 53, 4, p. 495-513 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

secondary school
exclusion
adolescent
school
student
4 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptions of the care received from Australian palliative care services: A caregiver perspective

Pidgeon, T. M., Johnson, C. E., Lester, L., Currow, D., Yates, P., Allingham, S. F., Bird, S. & Eagar, K., 1 Apr 2018, In : Palliative and Supportive Care. 16, 2, p. 198-208 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palliative Care
Caregivers
Odds Ratio
Social Welfare
Quality of Health Care
2 Citations (Scopus)

Pre-service Teachers: Knowledge, Attitudes and their Perceived Skills in Addressing Student Bullying

Lester, L., Waters, S., Pearce, N., Spears, B. & Falcone, S., 2018, In : Australian Journal of Teacher Education. 43, 8, p. 30-45

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
exclusion
teacher
student
incident
school initiative
2 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainability of the Australian radiation oncology workforce: A survey of radiation therapists and radiation oncology medical physicists

Halkett, G. K. B., Berg, M. N., Breen, L. J., Cutt, D., Davis, M., Ebert, M. A., Hegney, D., House, M., Kearvell, R., Lester, L., Maresse, S. & McKay, J., 1 Mar 2018, In : European Journal of Cancer Care. 27, 2, e12804.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiation Oncology
Workplace
Radiation
Interdisciplinary Communication
Morale
4 Citations (Scopus)

The association between physical activity, fitness and body mass index on mental well-being and quality of life in adolescents

Eddolls, W. T. B., McNarry, M. A., Lester, L., Winn, C. O. N., Stratton, G. & Mackintosh, K. A., 1 Sep 2018, In : Quality of Life Research. 27, 9, p. 2313-2320 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Physical Fitness
Body Mass Index
Quality of Life
Exercise
Depression
1 Citation (Scopus)

The relationship between Australian harm minimisation alcohol education and student uptake, consumption and harm

Midford, R., Lester, L., Williams, T. & White, V., 1 Feb 2018, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 52, p. 25-31 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Harm Reduction
Alcohols
Students
Education
Alcohol Drinking
2017

Alcohol prevention for school students: Results from a 1-year follow up of a cluster-randomised controlled trial of harm minimisation school drug education

Midford, R., Cahill, H., Lester, L., Ramsden, R., Foxcroft, D. & Venning, L., 1 Mar 2017, In : DRUGS-EDUCATION PREVENTION AND POLICY. 25, 1, p. 88-96 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Harm Reduction
Randomized Controlled Trials
alcohol
Alcohols
Students
boarding school
Western Australia
Longitudinal Studies
primary school
longitudinal study
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Cross-Sectional Studies
Exercise
Sports
Guidelines
Physical Education and Training
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Education
Health
Neoplasms
Statistical Factor Analysis
Communication
7 Citations (Scopus)

Family involvement in a whole-school bullying intervention: mothers’ and fathers’ communication and influence with whildren

Lester, L., Pearce, N., Waters, S., Barnes, A., Beatty, S. & Cross, D., Oct 2017, In : Journal of Child and Family Studies. 26, 10, p. 2716-2727 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bullying
Fathers
father
exclusion
Communication
3 Citations (Scopus)
Cross-Sectional Studies
Quality of Life
Exercise
Research Personnel
Lunch
18 Citations (Scopus)

Multivariate modelling of subjective and objective monitoring data improve the detection of non-contact injury risk in elite Australian footballers

Colby, M. J., Dawson, B., Peeling, P., Heasman, J., Rogalski, B., Drew, M. K., Stares, J., Zouhal, H. & Lester, L., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 20, 12, p. 1068-1074 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Workload
Wounds and Injuries
Incidence
Area Under Curve
ROC Curve
2 Citations (Scopus)

Patient evaluation of emotional comfort experienced (PEECE): developing and testing a measurement instrument

Williams, A. M., Lester, L., Bulsara, C., Petterson, A., Bennett, K., Allen, E. & Joske, D., 1 Jan 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 1, 9 p., e012999.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Psychometrics
Reproducibility of Results
Inpatients
Emotions
Outpatients
14 Citations (Scopus)

Preseason workload volume and high-risk periods for noncontact injury across multiple Australian Football League seasons

Colby, M. J., Dawson, B. T., Heasman, J., Rogalski, B., Rosenberg, M., Lester, L. & Peeling, P. D., 1 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31, 7, p. 1821-1829 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Football
Multiple Trauma
Workload
Wounds and Injuries
Geographic Information Systems
4 Citations (Scopus)

Radiation therapists’ perspectives on participating in research

Halkett, G., Berg, M., Ebert, M. A., Cutt, D., Davis, M., Hegney, D., House, M. J., Judson, M., Kearvall, R., Krawiek, M., Lester, L. J., Marresse, S., McLoone, P. & McKay, J., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences. 64, 4, p. 299-309

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Radiation
Research
Radiation Oncology
Job Satisfaction
Chi-Square Distribution
5 Citations (Scopus)

School transition and mental health among adolescents: A comparative study of school systems in Denmark and Australia

Nielsen, L., Shaw, T., Meilstrup, C., Koushede, V., Bendtsen, P., Rasmussen, M., Lester, L., Due, P. & Cross, D., 14 Mar 2017, In : International Journal of Educational Research. 83, p. 65-74 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
school transition
school system
Denmark
mental health
adolescent
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

A healthier workplace? Implementation of fruit boxes in the workplace

Pescud, M., Waterworth, P., Shilton, T., Teal, R., Slevin, T., Ledger, M., Lester, L. & Rosenberg, M., Nov 2016, In : Health Education Journal. 75, 7, p. 843-854

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Workplace
Fruit
Health Promotion
Western Australia
Costs and Cost Analysis
4 Citations (Scopus)

An assessment of radiation oncology medical physicists’ perspectives on undertaking research

Ebert, M. A., Halkett, G. K. B., Berg, M., Cutt, D., Davis, M., Hegney, D., House, M., Krawiec, M., Kearvell, R., Lester, L., Maresse, S., McLoone, P. & McKay, J., 29 Nov 2016, In : Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiation Oncology
Oncology
Radiation
Research
Job satisfaction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Encouraging the positive use of technology through community engagement

Lester, L., Cross, D., Terrelinck, D., Falconer, S. & Thomas, L., 2016, In : Safer Communities. 15, 3, p. 134-141 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Technology
Recreation centers
resources
community
1 Citation (Scopus)
Holidays
Food
Nutritionists
10 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Time Management
Lung Neoplasms
Needles
Bronchoscopy
Mediastinoscopy
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Observational Studies
Exercise
Health
Geographic Information Systems
Western Australia
4 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating the Physiological and Psychosocial Responses of Single- and Dual-Player Exergaming in Young Adults

Mackintosh, K. A., Standage, M., Staiano, A. E., Lester, L. & Mcnarry, M. A., 2016, In : Games for Health Journal. 5, 6, p. 375-381

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

young adult
Young Adult
Energy Metabolism
energy
expenditures
3 Citations (Scopus)

Smoking Prevention for Students: Findings from a Three-Year Program of Integrated Harm Minimization School Drug Education

Midford, R., Cahill, H., Lester, L., Foxcroft, D. R., Ramsden, R. & Venning, L., 17 Feb 2016, In : Substance Use and Misuse. 51, 3, p. 395-407

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Harm Reduction
smoking
Smoking
Students
drug
4 Citations (Scopus)

The Association of Fly-in Fly-out Employment, Family Connectedness, Parental Presence and Adolescent Wellbeing

Lester, L., Watson, J., Waters, S. & Cross, D., 2016, In : Journal of Child and Family Studies. 25, 12, p. 3619-3626

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diptera
adolescent
parents
mediation
well-being
2015
53 Citations (Scopus)
42 Citations (Scopus)

A social-ecological framework for understanding and reducing cyberbullying behaviours

Cross, D., Barnes, A., Papageorgiou, A., Hadwen, K., Hearn, L. & Lester, L., 2015, In : Aggression and Violent Behavior. 23, p. 109-117

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Parenting Adolescents: Developing Strategies for FIFO Parents

Lester, L., Waters, S., Spears, B., Epstein, M., Watson, J. & Wenden, E., 2015, In : Journal of Child and Family Studies. 24, 12, p. 3757-3766

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parenting
Diptera
parents
Parents
adolescent
8 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors in adolescents’ involvement in violent behaviours.

Baxendale, S., Lester, L., Johnston, R. S. & Cross, D., 2015, In : Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research. 7, 1, p. 2-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Violence
violence
adolescent
Students
school
2014
7 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)