Adjunct Associate Professor Lesley King

Adjunct Associate Professor
Public Health, School of Public Health

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Current national competitive grants*

2012

Characteristics of intervention research that progresses to 'real-world' implementation
Chapman S, Redman S, Rychetnik L, King L, Milat A
NHMRC Project Grants ($537,020 over 3 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney

Keywords

Preventive health services; Health programs; Public health; Health policy

Publications

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

2014

   
  • O'Hara, B., Phongsavan, P., King, L., Develin, E., Milat, A., Eggins, D., King, E., Smith, J., Bauman, A. (2014), 'Translational formative evaluation': critical in up-scaling public health programmes. Health Promotion International. 29(1), 38-46. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., King, L., Bauman, A., Baur, L., Macniven, R., Chapman, K., Smith, B. (2014), Identifying important and feasible policies and actions for health at community sports clubs: a consensus-generating approach. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 17(1), 61-66. [Abstract]

2013

   
  • King, L., Hebden, L., Grunseit, A., Kelly, B., Chapman, K. (2013), Building the case for independent monitoring of food advertising on Australian television. Public Health Nutrition. 16(12), 2249-2254. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., King, L., Baur, L., Rayner, M., Lobstein, T., Monteiro, C., Macmullan, J., Mohan, S., Barquera, S., Friel, S., Hawkes, C., Kumanyika, S., L'Abbe, M., Lee, A., Ma, J., Neal, B., Sacks, G., Sanders, D., Snowdon, W., Swinburn, B., Vandevijvere, S., Walker, C. (2013), Monitoring food and non-alcoholic beverage promotions to children. Obesity Reviews. 14 Suppl 1, 59-69. [Abstract]
  • O'Hara, B., Bauman, A., Eakin, E., King, L., Haas, M., Allman-Farinelli, M., Owen, N., Cardona-Morell, M., Farrell, L., Milat, A., Phongsavan, P. (2013), Evaluation Framework for Translational Research: Case Study of Australia's Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service(R). Health Promotion Practice. 14(3), 380-389. [Abstract]
  • Nichols, M., Reynolds, R., Waters, E., Gill, T., King, L., Swinburn, B., Allender, S. (2013), Community-based efforts to prevent obesity: Australia-wide survey of projects. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 24(2), 111-117. [Abstract]
  • Hardy, L., King, L., Hector, D., Baur, L. (2013), Socio-cultural differences in Australian primary school children's weight and weight-related behaviours. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49(8), 641-648. [Abstract]
  • Espinel, P., Laws, R., Bonfiglioli, C., Hardy, L., King, L. (2013), Investigating the media power of a population health monitoring survey: case study of the NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (SPANS). Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 37(3), 284-289. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Baur, L., Bauman, A., King, L., Chapman, K., Smith, B. (2013), Views of children and parents on limiting unhealthy food, drink and alcohol sponsorship of elite and children's sports. Public Health Nutrition. 16(1), 130-135. [Abstract]
  • Watson, W., Chapman, K., King, L., Kelly, B., Hughes, C., Yu Louie, J., Crawford, J., Gill, T. (2013), How well do Australian shoppers understand energy terms on food labels?. Public Health Nutrition. 16(3), 409-417. [Abstract]
  • Hebden, L., Hector, D., Hardy, L., King, L. (2013), A fizzy environment: availability and consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among school students. Preventive Medicine. 56(6), 416-418. [Abstract]
  • Milat, A., King, L., Bauman, A., Redman, S. (2013), The concept of scalability: increasing the scale and potential adoption of health promotion interventions into policy and practice. Health Promotion International. 28(3), 285-298. [Abstract]
  • Laws, R., King, L., Hardy, L., Milat, A., Rissel, C., Newson, R., Rychetnik, L., Bauman, A. (2013), Utilization of a population health survey in policy and practice: a case study. Health Research Policy and Systems. 11, 4. [Abstract]
  • Milat, A., Laws, R., King, L., Newson, R., Rychetnik, L., Rissel, C., Bauman, A., Redman, S., Bennie, J. (2013), Policy and practice impacts of applied research: a case study analysis of the New South Wales Health Promotion Demonstration Research Grants Scheme 2000-2006. Health Research Policy and Systems. 11, 5. [Abstract]

2012

   
  • Milat, A., King, L., Rissel, C., Bauman, A., Redman, S. (2012), The case for funding more intervention research in public health - policy maker and researcher perspectives. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. , 582-583. [Abstract]
  • Bauman, A., Curac, N., King, L., Venugopal, K., Merom, D. (2012), Active, healthy cities - how does population physical activity vary between Australian cities?. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 23(3), 201-207. [Abstract]
  • Hardy, L., King, L., Hector, D., Lloyd, B. (2012), Weight status and weight-related behaviors of children commencing school. Preventive Medicine. 55(5), 433-437. [Abstract]
  • O'Hara, B., Phongsavan, P., Venugopal, K., Eakin, E., Eggins, D., Caterson, H., King, L., Allman-Farinelli, M., Haas, M., Bauman, A. (2012), Effectiveness of Australia's Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service®: Translational research with population wide impact. Preventive Medicine. 55(4), 292-298. [Abstract]
  • St George, A., King, L., Newson, R., Wells, V., Campbell, M. (2012), Implementing workplace health promotion initiatives: who should we target?. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 23(2), 134-140. [Abstract]
  • Innes-Hughes, C., Boylan, S., King, L., Lobb, E. (2012), Measuring the food environment in three rural towns in New South Wales, Australia. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 23(2), 129-133. [Abstract]
  • King, L., Watson, W., Chapman, K., Kelly, B., Louie, J., Hughes, C., Crawford, J., Gill, T. (2012), Do We Provide Meaningful Guidance for Healthful Eating? An Investigation into Consumers' Interpretation of Frequency Consumption Terms. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 44(5), 459-463. [Abstract]
  • Rychetnik, L., Bauman, A., Laws, R., King, L., Rissel, C., Nutbeam, D., Colagiuri, S., Caterson, I. (2012), Translating research for evidence-based public health: key concepts and future directions. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 66(12), 1187-1192. [Abstract]
  • Hardy, L., Cosgrove, C., King, L., Venugopal, K., Baur, L., Gill, T. (2012), Shifting curves? Trends in thinness and obesity among Australian youth, 1985 to 2010. Pediatric Obesity. 7(2), 92-100. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Baur, L., Bauman, A., King, L., Chapman, K., Smith, B. (2012), Restricting unhealthy food sponsorship: Attitudes of the sporting community. Health Policy. 104(3), 288-295. [Abstract]
  • Innes-Hughes, C., Hebden, L., King, L., Grunseit, A., Bolger, G. (2012), Green and amber foods: The nutritional content of food and beverages registered for sale in New South Wales school canteens with Healthy Kids Association. Nutrition & Dietetics. 69(2), 111-118.
  • Kelly, B., Miller, R., King, L. (2012), The case for and against the regulation of food marketing directed towards children. In: A Modern Epidemic. (pp.129-145).Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • O'Leary, F., Hattersley, L., King, L., Allman-Farinelli, M. (2012), Sugary drink consumption behaviours among young adults at university. Nutrition and Dietetics. 69(2), 119-123.
  • Carter, S., Kerridge, I., Rychetnik, L., King, L. (2012), The ethical implications of intervening in bodyweight. In: A Modern Epidemic. (pp.191-206).Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Phongsavan, P., Rissel, C., King, L., Bauman, A. (2012), Whole society approaches to preventing obesity and diabetes. In: A Modern Epidemic. (pp.245-263).Australia: Sydney University Press.

2011

   
  • Hebden, L., King, L., Kelly, B. (2011), Art of persuasion: An analysis of techniques used to market foods to children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47(11), 776-782. [Abstract]
  • Hardy, L., King, L., Espinel, P., Okely, A., Bauman, A. (2011), Methods of the NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey 2010 (SPANS 2010). Journal of science and medicine in sport / Sports Medicine Australia. 14(5), 390-6. [Abstract]
  • Bonfiglioli, C., Hattersley, L., King, L. (2011), Australian print news media coverage of sweet, non-alcoholic drinks sends mixed health messages. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 35(4), 325-330. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Baur, L., Bauman, A., King, L. (2011), Tobacco and alcohol sponsorship of sporting events provide insights about how food and beverage sponsorship may affect children's health. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 22(2), 91-96. [Abstract]
  • Grunseit, A., Taylor, A., Hardy, L., King, L. (2011), Composite Measures Quantify Households' Obesogenic Potential and Adolescents' Risk Behaviors. Pediatrics. 128(2), e308-16. [Abstract]
  • Hebden, L., King, L., Grunseit, A., Kelly, B., Chapman, K. (2011), Advertising of fast food to children on Australian television: the impact of industry self-regulation. Medical Journal of Australia. 195(1), 20-24. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Baur, L., Bauman, A., King, L., Chapman, K., Smith, B. (2011), Food and drink sponsorship of children's sport: who pays?. Health Promotion International. 26(22), 188-195. [Abstract]
  • King, L., Hebden, L., Grunseit, A., Kelly, B., Chapman, K., Venugopal, K. (2011), Industry self regulation of television food advertising: Responsible or responsive?. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 6(2-2), e390-e398. [Abstract]
  • King, L., Gill, T., Allender, S., Swinburn, B. (2011), Best practice principles for community-based obesity prevention: development, content and application. Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity. 12, 329-38. [Abstract]
  • King, L. (2011), Tapping the potential of research-based advocacy. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 22, 3-4. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Chapman, K., King, L., Hebden, L. (2011), Trends in food advertising to children on free-to-air television in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 35(2), 131-134. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Baur, L., Bauman, A., Smith, B., Saleh, S., King, L., Chapman, K. (2011), Role modelling unhealthy behaviours: food and drink sponsorship of peak sporting organisations. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 22(1), 72-75. [Abstract]
  • Hebden, L., King, L., Chau, J., Kelly, B. (2011), Food advertising on children's popular subscription television channels in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 35(2), 127-130. [Abstract]
  • Bonfiglioli, C., Smith, B., King, L., Chapman, S., Holding, S., Bauman, A. (2011), Risky exercise – is physical activity losing the news race?. Australian Journalism Review. 33(1), 73-84.
  • Innes-Hughes, C., Hardy, L., Venugopal, K., King, L., Wolfenden, L., Rangan, A. (2011), Children’s consumption of energy-dense nutrient-poor foods, fruit and vegetables: are they related? An analysis of data from a cross sectional survey. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 22(3), 210-216.
  • Kelly, B., Baur, L., Bauman, A., King, L., Chapman, K., Smith, B. (2011), "Food company sponsors are kind, generous and cool": (Mis)conceptions of junior sports players. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 8(1), 95. [Abstract]
  • Hebden, L., King, L., Kelly, B., Chapman, K., Innes-Hughes, C. (2011), A Menagerie of Promotional Characters: Promoting Food to Children through Food Packaging. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 43(5), 349-355. [Abstract]
  • Allender, S., Nichols, M., Foulkes, C., Reynolds, R., Waters, E., King, L., Gill, T., Armstrong, R., Swinburn, B. (2011), The development of a network for community-based obesity prevention: the CO-OPS Collaboration. BMC Public Health. 11, 132. [Abstract]

2010

   
  • Kelly, B., Baur, L., Bauman, A., King, L., Chapman, K., Smith, B. (2010), Examining opportunities for promotion of healthy eating at children's sports clubs. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 34(6), 583-588. [Abstract]
  • Hebden, L., King, L., Kelly, B., Chapman, K., Innes-Hughes, C. (2010), Industry self-regulation of food marketing to children: Reading the fine print. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 21(3), 229-235. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Baur, L., Bauman, A., Smith, B., Saleh, S., King, L., Chapman, K. (2010), Health promotion in sport: An analysis of peak sporting organisations' health policies. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 13, 566-567. [Abstract]
  • Hardy, L., King, L., Farrell, L., Macniven, R., Howlett, S. (2010), Fundamental movement skills among Australian preschool children. Journal of science and medicine in sport / Sports Medicine Australia. 13(5), 503-8. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Hardy, L., Howlett, S., King, L., Farrell, L., Hattersley, L. (2010), Opening up Australian preschoolers' lunchboxes. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 34(3), 288-292. [Abstract]
  • Hardy, L., Kelly, B., Chapman, K., King, L., Farrell, L. (2010), Parental perceptions of barriers to children's participation in organised sport in Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 46(4), 197-203. [Abstract]
  • Hebden, L., King, L., Kelly, B., Chapman, K., Innes-Hughes, C., Gunatillaka, N. (2010), Regulating the types of foods and beverages marketed to Australian children: How useful are food industry commitments?. Nutrition & Dietetics. 67(4), 258-266. [Abstract]
  • Smith, B., Grunseit, A., Hardy, L., King, L., Wolfenden, L., Milat, A. (2010), Parental influences on child physical activity and screen viewing time: a population based study. BMC public health. 10(1), 593. [Abstract]
  • Shrewsbury, V., King, L., Hattersley, L., Howlett, S., Hardy, L., Baur, L. (2010), Adolescent-parent interactions and communication preferences regarding body weight and weight management: a qualitative study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 7, 16. [Abstract]
  • Hardy, L., King, L., Kelly, B., Farrell, L., Howlett, S. (2010), Munch and Move: evaluation of a preschool healthy eating and movement skill program. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 7(1), 80. [Abstract]
  • Gill, T., Baur, L., King, L. (2010), Should health policy focus on physical inactivity rather than obesity? No. BMJ. 340, c2602. [Abstract]

2009

   
  • Buffart, L., van der Ploeg, H., Smith, B., Kurko, J., King, L., Bauman, A. (2009), General practitioners' perceptions and practices of physical activity counselling: changes over the past 10 years. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 43(14), 1149-1153. [Abstract]
  • Hattersley, L., Irwin, M., King, L., Allman-Farinelli, M. (2009), Determinants and patterns of soft drink consumption in young adults: a qualitative analysis. Public health nutrition. 12(0), 1816-22. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Chapman, K., Hardy, L., King, L., Farrell, L. (2009), Parental awareness and attitudes of food marketing to children: a community attitudes survey of parents in New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 45(9), 493-497. [Abstract]
  • Chapman, K., Kelly, B., King, L. (2009), Using a research framework to identify knowledge gaps in research on food marketing to children in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 33(3), 253-257. [Abstract]
  • Booth, M., King, L., Pagnini, D., Wilkenfeld, R., Booth, S. (2009), Parents of school students on childhood overweight: the Weight of Opinion Study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 45(4), 194-198. [Abstract]
  • Pagnini, D., King, L., Booth, S., Wilkenfeld, R., Booth, M. (2009), The weight of opinion on childhood obesity: recognizing complexity and supporting collaborative action. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 4(4), 233-241. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Hattersley, L., King, L., Flood, V. (2009), Smoke and mirrors: nutrition content claims used to market unhealthy food. Nutrition & Dietetics. 66(1), 62-64.
  • Aitken, R., Allman-Farinelli, M., King, L., Bauman, A. (2009), Current and future costs of cancer, heart disease and stroke attributable to obesity in Australia - a comparison of two birth cohorts. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 18(1), 63-70. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Hughes, C., Chapman, K., Louie, J., Dixon, H., Crawford, J., King, L., Daube, M., Slevin, T. (2009), Consumer testing of the acceptability and effectiveness of front-of-pack food labelling systems for the Australian grocery market. Health Promotion International. 24(2), 120-129. [Abstract]
  • Hattersley, L., Shrewsbury, V., King, L., Howlett, S., Hardy, L., Baur, L. (2009), Adolescent-parent interactions and attitudes around screen time and sugary drink consumption: a qualitative study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 6, 61. [Abstract]

2008

   
  • Bonfiglioli, C., Allman-Farinelli, M., King, L., Bauman, A. (2008), Mapping solutions to obesity: lessons from the Human Genome Project. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 32(6), 546-548. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Cretikos, M., Rogers, K., King, L. (2008), The commercial food landscape: outdoor food advertising around primary schools in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 32(6), 522-528. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Chapman, K., King, L., Hardy, L., Farrell, L. (2008), Double standards for community sports: promoting active lifestyles but unhealthy diets. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 19(3), 226-228. [Abstract]
  • Kelly, B., Hattersley, L., King, L., Flood, V. (2008), Persuasive food marketing to children: use of cartoons and competitions in Australian commercial television advertisements. Health Promotion International. 23(4), 337-344. [Abstract]
  • King, L., Kelly, B., Ho, J., Hattersley, L. (2008), Water shortage in Australian fast food outlets. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 32(5), 492. [Abstract]
  • Morley, B., Chapman, K., Mehta, K., King, L., Swinburn, B., Wakefield, M. (2008), Parental awareness and attitudes about food advertising to children on Australian television. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 32(4), 341-347. [Abstract]
  • Aitken, R., King, L., Bauman, A. (2008), A comparison of Australian families' expenditure on active and screen-based recreation using the ABS Household Expenditure Survey 2003/04. Australian and New Zealand journal of public health. 32(3), 238-245. [Abstract]
  • Spilchak, P., Denney-Wilson, E., King, L., Baur, L. (2008), Tertiary paediatric obesity services in Australia. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 44(0), 243-7. [Abstract]
  • Booth, M., Wilkenfeld, R., Pagnini, D., Booth, S., King, L. (2008), Perceptions of adolescents on overweight and obesity: the weight of opinion study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 44(5), 248-252. [Abstract]
  • Allman-Farinelli, M., Aitken, R., King, L., Bauman, A. (2008), Osteoarthritis--the forgotten obesity-related epidemic with worse to come. The Medical Journal of Australia. , 317. [Abstract]
  • Buffart, L., Allman-Farinelli, M., King, L., Van der Ploeg, H., Smith, B., Kurko, J., Bauman, A. (2008), Are general practitioners ready and willing to tackle obesity management?. Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. 2(3), 189-194.