Papers and articles

2009

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2007

2006

2005

2009

  • Hardy LL, Dobbins TA, Denney-Wilson EA, Okely AD, Booth ML. (2009) Sedentariness, small-screen recreation, and fitness in youth. Am J Prev Med, 36(2): 120-125
  • Kelly B, Hattersley L, King L, Flood V. (2009) Smoke and mirrors: nutrition content claims used to market unhealthy food. Nutrition and Dietetics, 66(1): 62-64
  • 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 Promot Int, 24(2): 120-129
  • Chapman K, Kelly B, King L. (2009) Using a research framework to identify knowledge gaps in research on food marketing to children in Australia. ANZ J Public Health, 33(3): 253-257
  • Aitken RJ, Allman-Farinelli MA, King LA, Bauman AE. (2009) Current and future costs of cancer, heart disease and stroke attributable to obesity in Australia - a comparison of two birth cohorts. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr, 18(1): 63-70
  • 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, doi:10.1017/S136898000800462X, Published Online by Cambridge University Press 06 Feb 2009
  • Pagnini D, King L, Booth S, Wilkenfeld R, Booth M. (2009) The Weight of Opinion on childhood obesity: recognizing complexity and supporting collaborative action. Int J Paed Obesity, doi 10.1080/17477160902763333; First Published on: 24 February 2009
  • Kelly B, Chapman K, Farrell L, Hardy L, King L. (2009) Parental awareness and attitudes of food marketing to children: a community attitudes survey of parents in NSW, Australia. J Paediatrics & Child Health, (in press)

2008

  • Booth ML, Wilkenfeld RL, Pagnini DL, Booth SL, King LA. (2008) Perceptions of adolescents on overweight and obesity: The Weight of Opinion Study. J Paediatrics & Child Health, 44(5):248-252
  • Spilchak PJ, Denney-Wilson E, King L, Baur LA. (2008) Tertiary paediatric obesity services in Australia. J Paediatrics & Child Health, 44(5): 243-247
  • Bauman A, Allman-Farinelli MA, Huxley R, James PWT. (2008) Leisure-time physical activity alone may not be a sufficient public health approach to prevent obesity - a focus on China. Obesity Reviews, 9(s1): 119-126
  • Allman-Farinelli MA, Aitken R, King L, Bauman AE. (2008) Osteoarthritis - the forgotten obesity-related epidemic with worse to come. Med J Aust, 188(5): 317
  • Okeley AD, Booth ML, Hardy LL, Dobbins T, Denney-Wilson E. (2008) Changes in physical activity participation from 1985 to 2004 in a statewide survey of Australian adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, 162(2): 176-180
  • Hardy LL, Okely AD, Dobbins TA, Booth ML. (2008) Physical activity among adolescents in New South Wales (Australia): 1997 and 2004. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 40(5): 835-841
  • 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. Aust NZ J Public Health, 32(3): 238-245
  • Denney-Wilson EA, Hardy LL, Dobbins T, Okely AD, Baur LA. (2008) Body Mass Index, waist circumference, and chronic disease risk factors in Australian adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, 162(6): 566-573
  • Allman-Farinelli M, Chey T, Bauman A, Gill T, James P. (2008) Age, period and birth cohort effects on prevalence of overweight and obesity in Australian adults from 1990 to 2000. Eur J Clin Nutr, 62(7): 898-907
  • Kenny DT, Denney-Wilson E, Hardy LL, Nelson P. (2008) Eating habits of young offenders on community orders and associations with overweight and obesity. Nutrition & Dietetics, 65: 198-204
  • Buffart LM, Allman-Farinelli M, King LA, van der Ploeg HP, Smith BJ, Kurko J, Bauman AE. (2008) Are general practitioners ready and willing to tackle obesity? Obes Res Clin Pract, 2(3): 189-194
  • Kelly B, Hattersley L, King L, Flood V. (2008) Persuasive food marketing to children: use of cartoons and competitions in Sydney commercial television and advertisements. Health Promotion Int., 23(4): 337-344
  • Cretikos MA, Valenti L, Britt HC, Baur LA. (2008) General practice management of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents in Australia. Med Care, 46(11): 1163-1169
  • 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. Aust NZ J Public Health, 32(4): 341-347
  • King L, Kelly B, Ho J, Hattersley L. (2008) Water shortage in Australian fast food outlets. Aust NZ J Pub Health, 32(5): 492
  • Kelly B, Chapman K, King L, Hardy L, Farrell L. (2008) Double standards for community sports: promoting active lifestyles but unhealthy diets. Health Promot J Aust, 19(3): 226-228
  • Kelly B, Cretikos, M, Rogers K, King L. (2008) The commercial food landscape: outdoor food advertising around primary schools in Australia Aust NZ J Pub Health, 32(6): 522-528
  • Bonfiglioli C, Allman-Farinelli M, King L, Bauman A. (2008) Mapping solutions to obesity: lessons from the Human Genome Project. Aust NZ J Pub Health, 32(6): 546-548
  • Booth ML, George J, Denney-Wilson E, Okely AD, Hardy LL, Aitken R, Dobbins T. (2008) The population prevalence of adverse concentrations and associations with adiposity of liver tests among Australian adolescents. J Paediatrics & Child Health, 44(12): 686-91.

2007

  • Kelly B, Chau J. (2007) Children’s Television Sub-standards: A call for significant amendments. Med J Aust, 186(1): 18 (Letter).
  • King LA, Loss JHM, Wilkenfeld RL, Pagnini DL, Booth ML, Booth SL.(2007) Australian GPs perceptions about child and adolescent overweight and obesity. Brit J Gen Pract, 57: 124-129.
  • King LA, Turnour C, Wise M. (2007) Analysing policy for child obesity prevention: Strategic policy versus practical action. Australia and New Zealand Health Policy, 4: 22.
  • Hardy LL, Bass SL & Booth ML.(2007) Changes in sedentary behavior among adolescent girls: a 2.5 year prospective cohort study. J Adolesc Health, 40(2): 158-165.
  • Booth, ML, Dobbins, T, Okely, AD, Denney-Wilson, E, & Hardy, LL. (2007) Trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among young Australians, 1985, 1997, and 2004. Obesity, 15(5): 1089-1095.
  • Kelly B, Smith B, King L, Flood V, Bauman A. (2007) Television food advertising to children: the extent and nature of exposure. Public Health Nutrition, 10(11): 1234-1240.
  • Chapman K, Kelly B, King L, Flood V. (2007) Fat chance for Mr Vegie TV ads. Med J Aust, 31(2): 190.
  • Hardy, LL, Booth, ML, Okely, AD. (2007) The reliability of the Adolescent Sedentary Activity Questionnaire (ASAQ). Prev Med, 45(1): 71-74
  • Denney-Wilson, E, Kenny DT, Hardy L, Nelson P. (2007) Associations between overweight and obesity and risk factors for cardiovascular disease and fatty liver in young offenders serving community orders. Vulnerable Children & Youth Studies, 2(2): 165-172.
  • Booth M.L., Okely A.D., Denney-Wilson E., Hardy L.L, Dobbins T, Wen L-M., Rissell, C. (2007) Characteristics of travel to and from school among adolescents in New South Wales. J Paediatr Child Health, 43(11): 755-761
  • Swinburn B, Bell C, King L, Magarey A, O'Brien K, Waters E, on behalf of the Primary Prevention Group of the Australian Childhood Obesity Research Network. (2007) Obesity prevention programs demand high quality evaluations. Aust NZ J Public Health; 31(4): 305-307
  • Kelly B, King L, Bauman A, Smith BJ, Flood V. (2007) The effects of different regulation systems on television food advertising to children. Aust NZ J Public Health, 31(4): 340-343
  • Pagnini D, Wilkenfeld R, King L, Booth M, Booth S. (2007) Early childhood sector staff perceptions of child overweight and obesity: the Weight of Opinion Study. Health Promot J Austr, 18(2): 149-54.
  • Allman-Farinelli MA, King L, Bauman AE. (2007) Overweight and obesity from childhood to adulthood: a follow-up of participants in the 1985 Australian School Health and Fitness Survey (Letter). Med J Aust, 187(5): 314
  • Pagnini DL, Wilkenfeld RL, King LA, Booth ML, Booth SL. (2007) Mothers of pre - school children talk about childhood overweight and obesity: The Weight of Opinion study. J Paediatrics & Child Health, 43(12): 806-810
  • Bonfiglioli CMF, King L, Chapman SF, Smith B,& Holding S. (2007) Obesity in the media: Political hot potato or human interest story? Australian Journalism Review, 29(1): 53-61
  • Bonfiglioli CMF, Smith BJ, King LA, Chapman SF, Holding SJ. (2007) Choice and voice: obesity debates in television news. Med J Aust, 187(8): 442-445

2006

  • Booth ML. Behavioural food labelling. Letter to the Editor, International Journal of Obesity, 4 April 2006.
  • Hardy LL, Dobbins T, Booth ML, Denney-Wilson E and Okely, AD. Sedentary behaviours among Australian adolescents, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2006; 30(6), pp. 534-540.
  • Hardy LL, Baur LA, Garnett SP, Crawford D, Campbell K, Shrewsbury VA, Cowell CT, Salmon J. Family and home correlates of television viewing in 12-13 year old adolescents: The Nepean Study. IJBNA, 2006, 3(1), 24.
  • Hardy LL, Dobbins TA, Denney-Wilson EA, Booth ML, Okely, AD. The descriptive epidemiology of small screen recreation among Australian adolescents. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2006 (November), 42(11), 709-714.
  • King L. The role of health promotion: between global thinking and local action. HPJA 2006 December, 17(3), 196-199
  • King L, Pagnini D, Wilkenfeld R. Recipe for success: Early childhood practitioners promoting healthy weight. Every Child, 2006, 12(2), 26-27.
  • Tam C, Garnett SP, Cowell CT, Campbell K, Cabrera G, Baur LA. Soft drink consumption and excess weight gain in Australian school students: Results from the Nepean study. International Journal of Obesity, 2006, 30(7): 1091-1093.

2005

  • Booth ML, Denney-Wilson E, Okely AD, Hardy LL. Methods of the NSW School Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (SPANS) published in Journal of Science & Medicine in Sport, 2005, 8(3): 284-293.
  • Garnett S, Cowell C, Baur L, Shrewsbury V, Chan A, Crawford D, Salmon J, Campbell K, Boulton, T. Increasing central adiposity: the Nepean longitudinal study of young people aged 7-8 to 12-13 y. International Journal of Obesity, 2005, 29, 1353-1360.
  • Submission to the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into Children, Young People and the Built Environment. In November 2005, the NSW Centre for Overweight and Obesity, Centre for Physical Activity and Health and NSW Centre for Public Health Nutrition made a submission to this Inquiry, based on the Centres' research on how the built environment affects children's physical activity and nutrition, and weight status.
  • King L. Child obesity: What's the issue? Professional Educator (August 2005), 4(3), 26-27.