Lisa Wood

Associate Professor, BCom PhD W.Aust., GradDipHlthProm Curtin

  • The University of Western Australia (M431), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1868 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
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Research Output 2003 2019

2015
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
40 Citations (Scopus)

Virtually impossible: Limiting Australian children and adolescents daily screen based media use

Houghton, S., Hunter, S. C., Rosenberg, M., Wood, L., Zadow, C., Martin, K. & Shilton, T., 2015, In : BMC Public Health. 15, p. 1-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Social Networking
Pediatrics
Health Educators
Video Games
Linear Models
2014
7 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Creating a Village in Modern Suburbia: Parenthood and Social Capital

Strange, C., Fisher, C., Howat, P. & Wood, L., 2014, In : Urban Policy and Research. Dec 2014, p. 1-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dispelling Stereotypes...Skate Parks as a Setting for Pro-Social Behavior among Young People

Wood, L., Carter, M. & Martin, K., 2014, In : Current Urban Studies. 2, p. 62-73

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
20 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Crime
Walking
Criminology
Statistical Models
Health Surveys
10 Citations (Scopus)
139 Downloads (Pure)

Examining correlates of self-reported and objectively measured physical activity among retirement village residents

Nathan, A., Wood, L. & Giles-Corti, B., Dec 2014, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. 33, 4, p. 250-256

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Retirement
Walking
Logistic Models
Insurance Benefits
Internship and Residency
11 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring socioecological correlates of active living in retirement village residents

Nathan, A., Wood, L. & Giles-Corti, B., 2014, In : Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 22, 1, p. 1-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Participation
Retirement
Walking
Geographic Information Systems
Demography
22 Citations (Scopus)

Fostering supportive community connections through mothers' groups and playgroups

Strange, C., Fisher, C., Howat, P. A. & Wood, L., 2014, In : Journal of Advanced Nursing. 70, 12, p. 2835-2846

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foster Home Care
Mothers
Nurses
Interviews
Social Planning

'I Don't have the Best Life': A Qualitative Exploration of Adolescent Loneliness

Martin, K., Wood, L., Houghton, S., Carroll, A. & Hattie, J., 2014, In : Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior. 2, 5, p. 1000169

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Insights and recommendations for recruitment and retention of low socio-economic parents with overweight children

Pescud, M., Pettigrew, S., Wood, L. & Henley, N., 2014, In : International Journal of Social Research Methodology. 18, 6, p. 617-633

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

remuneration
parents
economics
health
technical language
5 Citations (Scopus)

Neighbourhood influences on mental health in master planned estates: A qualitative study of resident perspectives

Francis, J., Giles-Corti, B., Wood, L. & Knuiman, M., 2014, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 25, 3, p. 186-192

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Health
Focus Groups
Western Australia
Qualitative Research
Population Density
24 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Patterns of social capital associated with transit oriented development

Kamruzzaman, M. M., Wood, L., Hine, J. P., Currie, G., Giles-Corti, B. & Turrell, G., 2014, In : Journal of Transport Geography. 35, p. 144-155

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cluster analysis
social capital
Factor analysis
Land use
Sustainable development
19 Citations (Scopus)

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

42 Citations (Scopus)

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

9 Citations (Scopus)
59 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

"We Live Here Too"... What Makes a Child-Friendly Neighborhood?

Martin, K. & Wood, L., 2014, Wellbeing and the Environment: Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide. Cooper, R., Burton, E. & Cooper, C. L. (eds.). United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons, Vol. II. p. 38 (Wellbeing and the Environment).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2013
32 Citations (Scopus)

Access to Alcohol Outlets, Alcohol Consumption and Mental Health

Pereira, G., Wood, L., Foster, S. & Haggar, F., 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 1, p. 6pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Are the arts an effective setting for promoting health messages?

Mills, C., Knuiman, M., Rosenberg, M., Wood, L. & Ferguson, R., 2013, In : Perspectives in Public Health. 133, 2, p. 116-121 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Art
Health
Solar System
Alcohol Drinking
Health Behavior

Attitudes towards, and methods of, maintaining or losing body weight among adults

Buzzacott, P., French, S., Wood, L. & Rosenberg, M., 2013, In : Health. 5, 3, p. 388-395 28585.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

weight control
body weight
weight loss
methodology
chronic diseases
18 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental Factors Associated With Active Living in Retirement Village Residents: Findings From an Exploratory Qualitative Enquiry

Nathan, A., Wood, L. & Giles-Corti, B., 2013, In : RESEARCH ON AGING. 35, 4, p. 469-480

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Game on: do children absorb sports sponsorship messages?

Pettigrew, S., Rosenberg, M., Ferguson, R., Houghton, S. & Wood, L., 2013, In : Public Health Nutrition. 16, 12, p. 2197-2204

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Selling New Neighborhoods as Good for Walking: Issues for Measuring Self-Selection

Nathan, A., Wood, L. & Giles-Corti, B., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 10, 1, p. 5-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Socioeconomic area disparities in tobacco retail outlet density: A Western Australian analysis

Wood, L., Pereira, G., Middleton, N. & Foster, S., 2013, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 198, 9, p. 489-491

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
28 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
15 Citations (Scopus)

"Through the Kids...We Connected With Our Community": Children as Catalysts of Social Capital

Wood, L., Giles-Corti, B., Zubrick, S. & Bulsara, M., 2013, In : Environment and Behavior. 45, 3, p. 344-368

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

When disaster strikes ... how communities cope and adapt: A social capital perspective

Wood, L., Boruff, B. & Smith, H., 2013, Social Capital: Theory, Measurement and Outcomes. Johnson, C. D. (ed.). United States: Nova Science Publishers, p. 141

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2012
123 Citations (Scopus)

Creating sense of community: The role of public space

Francis, J., Giles-Corti, B., Wood, L. & Knuiman, M., 2012, In : Journal of Environmental Psychology. 32, p. 401-409

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

It Is Not Just Music and Rhythm . . . Evaluation of a Drumming-Based Intervention to Improve the Social Wellbeing of Alienated Youth

Faulkner, S., Wood, L., Ivery, P. & Donovan, R., 2012, In : Children Australia. 37, 1, p. 31-39

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Public support for tobacco control policy extensions in Western Australia: a cross-sectional study

Rosenberg, M., Pettigrew, S., Wood, L., Ferguson, R. & Houghton, S., 2012, In : BMJ Open. 2, 2, 8 p., e000784.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Western Australia
Product Packaging
Licensure
Tobacco
Cross-Sectional Studies
99 Citations (Scopus)

Streets Apart: Does Social Capital Vary with Neighbourhood Design?

Wood, L., Giles-Corti, B. & Bulsara, M., 2012, In : Urban Studies Research. 2012, p. 1-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2011

A Qualitative Investigation of Low Socioeconomic Children's Participation in Physical Activity

Pescud, M., Pettigrew, S., Henley, N. & Wood, L., 2011, Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of the International Association on Public and Nonprofit Marketing (IAPNM 2011). Oporto: IAPNM Congress, Vol. online. 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

3 Citations (Scopus)

Community Benefits of Human-Animal Interactions... the Ripple Effect

Wood, L., 2011, Animals in Our Lives. Human-Animal Interaction in Family, Community, & Therapeutic Settings. McCardle, P., McCune, S., Griffin, J. A., Esposito, L. & Freund, L. S. (eds.). Baltimore, USA: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., p. 23-42

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Dog walking as a catalyst for strengthening the social fabric of the community

Wood, L. & Christian, H., 2011, The Health Benefits of Dog Walking for People and Pets: Evidence and Case Studies. Johnson, B. & McCune (eds.). United States: Purdue University Press, p. 51-74

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)
2010
9 Citations (Scopus)

Active landscapes: the methodological challenges in developing the evidence on urban environments and physical activity

Bull, F., Giles-Corti, B. & Wood, L., 2010, Innovative Approaches to Research Landscape and Health, Open Space: Open Space 2. Thompson, C. W., Aspinall, P. & Bell, S. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 97-120

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Healthy Weight Draw the Line Campaign Evaluation

Rosenberg, M., French, S., Ivery, P. & Wood, L., 2010, Perth, Australia: The University of Western Australia.

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

Holyoak's DRUMBEAT Program: Music as a Tool for Social Learning and Improved Educational Outcomes

Faulkner, S., Ivery, P., Wood, L. & Donovan, R., 2010, In : The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education. 39, p. 98-109

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
156 Citations (Scopus)

Sense of community and its relationship with walking and neighborhood design

Wood, L., Frank, L. D. & Giles-Corti, B., 2010, In : Social Science & Medicine. 70, 9, p. 1381-1390

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Role of the Changing Built Enviornment in Shaping Our Shape

Giles-Corti, B., Robertson-Wilson, J., Wood, L. & Falconer, R., 2010, Geographies of Obesity Environmental Understandings of the Obesity Epidemic. Pearce, J. & Witten, K. (eds.). England: Ashgate Publishing Limited, p. 131-149

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter