Journal articles

2013

  • Barnett L, Minto C, Lander N, Hardy LL. Interrater reliability assessment using the Test of Gross Motor Development - 2. J Sci Med Sport 2013. Available online 18 October 2013.
  • Cox R, Skouteris H, Dell'aquila D, Hardy LL, Rutherford L. Television viewing behaviour among pre-schoolers: Implications for public health recommendations. J Paediatr Child Health 2013; 49(2):E108-111
  • Espinel PT, Laws R, Bonfiglioli C, Hardy LL, King L. 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 2013; 37(3): 284-289.
  • Flood VM, Wen L, Hardy LL, Rissel C, Simpson J, Baur LA. Reliability and validity of a short food frequency questionnaire for dietary habits of 2-5 year old children, Sydney, Australia. Public Health Nutrition 2013 May;1:1-12
  • Gopinath B, Hardy LL, Kifley A, Baur LA, Mitchell P. Activity Behaviors in Schoolchildren and Subsequent 5-yr Change in Blood Pressure. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2013. Available online 19 September 2013.
  • Gopinath B, Hardy LL, Baur LA, Burlutsky G, Mitchell P. Birth weight and time spent in outdoor physical activity during adolescence. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2013; 45(3):475-480
  • Hardy LL, Barnett L, Espinel P, Okely AD. Thirteen-Year Trends in Child and Adolescent Fundamental Movement Skills: 1997-2010. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 2013; Publish Ahead of Print.
  • Hardy LL, King L, Hector D, Baur LA. Socio-cultural differences in Australian primary school children's weight and weight-related behaviours. J Paediatr Child Health. 2013 Aug;49(8):641-8
  • Haysom L, Indig D, Moore E, Hardy LL, van den Dolder PA. Prevalence and perceptions of overweight and obesity in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal young people in custody. Med J Aust 2013; 199(4):266-270.
  • Hebden L, Hector D, Hardy LL, King L. A fizzy environment: Availability and consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among school students. Prev Med 2013;56(6):416-8
  • Hebden L, Cook A, van der Ploeg HP, King L, Bauman A and Allman-Farinelli M. A mobile health intervention for weight management among young adults: a pilot randomised controlled trial. J Hum Nutr Diet 2013; doi:10.1111/jhn.12155
  • Kelly B, King L, Baur L, Rayner M, Lobstein T, Monteiro C, et al. Monitoring food and non-alcoholic beverage promotions to children. Obesity Reviews 2013;14:59-69
  • Kelly B, King L, Bauman AE, Baur LA, Macniven R, Chapman K, Smith BJ. Identifying important and feasible policies and actions for health at community sports clubs: a consensus-generating approach. J Sci Med Sport. 2013 Mar 18. pii: S1440-2440(13)00043-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2013.02.011. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Watson W, Kelly B, Hector D, Hughes C, King L, Crawford J, Sergeant J, Chapman K. Can front-of-pack labelling schemes guide healthier food choices? Australian shoppers’ responses to seven labelling formats. Appetite 1 January 2014;72:90–97. Epub on 2013 Oct 11.
  • Wen LM, Simpson J, Rissel C and Baur L. Maternal ‘junk food’ diet during pregnancy as a predictor of high birthweight: findings from the Healthy Beginnings Trial. Birth 2013; 40(1):46-51
  • Xu H, Wen LM, Rissel C, Baur LA. Smoking status and factors associated with smoking of first-time mothers during pregnancy and postpartum: findings from the Healthy Beginnings Trial. Matern Child Health J 2013; 17:1151-1157.
  • Xu H, Wen LM, Rissel C, Flood VM, Baur LA. Parenting style and dietary behaviour of young children: Findings from the Healthy Beginnings Trial. Appetite 2013; 71:171-177

2012

  • Petrunoff N, Wilkenfeld R, King L and Victoria M Flood. ‘Treats’, ‘sometimes foods’, ‘junk’: a qualitative study exploring ‘extra foods’ with parents of young children. Public Health Nutrition, 2012 Nov; 27:1-8.
  • Rissel C, Reinton-Reynolds T, Wen LM, Hardy LL. Soft drink consumption and obesity in NSW school students. Med J Aust 2012; 196(3): 171-172
  • Hardy LL, Cosgrove C, King L, Venugopal K, Baur LA, Gill T. Shifting curves? Trends in thinness and obesity among Australian youth, 1985 to 2010. Pediatric Obesity 2012; 7(2):92-100
  • Hardy LL, Grunseit A, Khambalia A, Bell C, Wolfenden L, Milat AJ. Co-occurrence of obesogenic risk factors among adolescents. J Adol Health 2012; 51(3):265-71
  • Khambalia A, Hardy LL, Bauman AE, King L. Accuracy of weight perception, lifestyle behaviours and psychological distress among overweight and obese adolescents. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2012. 48(3):220-7.
  • King L, Watson W, Kelly B, Chapman K, Louise J, Gill T, Crawford J. Do we provide meaningful guidance for healthy eating? An investigation into consumers’ interpretation of frequency consumption terms. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 2012; 44(5):459-63
  • Innes-Hughes C, Hebden L, King L, Grunseit A and Bolger G. Green and Amber Foods: The nutritional content of food and beverages registered for sale in NSW school canteens with Healthy Kids Association. Nutrition & Dietetics 2012; 69(2): 111-8.
  • O’Leary F, Hattersley L, King L, Allman-Farinelli M. Sugary drink consumption behaviours among young adults at university. Nutrition & Dietetics 2012; 69: 119–123.
  • Innes-Hughes C, Boylan S., King L, and Lobb E. Measuring the food environment in three rural towns in New South Wales, Australia. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 2012. 23(2):134-40.
  • St.George A, King, L. Newson, R. Wells, V. & Campbell, M. Implementing workplace health promotion initiatives: who should we target? Health Promotion Journal of Australia 2012. 23(2):129-33.
  • Hardy LL, Reinten-Reynolds T, Espinel P, Zask A, and Okely A D. Prevalence and Correlates of Low Fundamental Movement Skill Competency in Children. Pediatrics 2012; 130(2):e390-8
  • Finch M, Wolfenden L, Edenden D, Falkiner M, Pond N, Hardy LL, Milat A and Wiggers J. Impact of a population based intervention to increase the adoption of multiple physical activity practices in centre based childcare services: a quasi experimental, effectiveness study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical 2012; 9(1):101
  • Hardy LL, Grunseit A, Khambalia A, Bell C, Wolfenden L, Milat AJ. Co-occurrence of obesogenic risk factors among adolescents. J Adol Health 2012 Sep;51(3):265-71
  • Hardy LL, King L, Hector D, Lloyd B. Weight status and weight-related behaviors of children commencing school. Preventive Medicine 2012 Nov;55(5):433-7.

2011

  • Khambalia AZ, Dickinson S, Hardy LL, Gill T, Baur LA. A synthesis of existing systematic reviews and meta-analyses of school-based behavioural interventions for controlling and preventing obesity. Obesity Reviews 2012 Mar;13(3):214-33. Article first published online 10 Nov 2011.
  • Merom D, Rissel C, Reinten-Reynolds T, Hardy L. Changes in active travel of school children from 2004 to 2010 in New South Wales, Australia. Preventive Medicine2011 Dec;53(6):408-10.
  • Hebden L, King L, Kelly B, Chapman K, Innes-Hughes C. A menagerie of promotional characters: promoting food to children through food packaging. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 2011; 43(5): 349-355
  • Kelly B, Baur LA, Bauman AE, King L, Chapman K, Smith BJ. Food company sponsors are kind, generous and cool: (Mis)conceptions of junior sports players. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2011; 8: 95
  • Cui Z, Hardy LL, Dibley MJ, Bauman A. Temporal trends and recent correlates in sedentary behaviours in Chinese children. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2011; 8: 93
  • Kelly B, Baur LA, Bauman AE, King L. Tobacco and alcohol sponsorship of sporting events provide insights about how food and beverage sponsorship may affect children’s health. Health Promot J Aust 2011; 22(2): 91-96
  • Bonfiglioli C, Hattersley L, King L. Australian print news media coverage of sweet, non-alcoholic drinks sends mixed health messages. Aust NZ J Public Health 2011; 35(4): 325-330
  • Dwyer GM, Hardy LL, Peat JK, Baur LA. The validity and reliability of a home environment preschool-age physical activity questionnaire (Pre-PAQ). Int J Behav Nutr Phys Activity 2011; 8:86
  • Gopinath B, Hardy LL, Teber E, Mitchell P. Association between physical activity and blood pressure in pre-pubertal children. Hypertension Research 2011; 34(7): 851-855
  • Bonfiglioli C, Smith BJ, King L, Chapman S, Holding S, Bauman A. Risky exercise - is physical activity losing the news race? Australian Journalism Review 2011; 33(1): 73-84
  • King L, Hebden L, Grunseit A, Kelly B, Chapman K, Venugopal K. Industry self regulation of television food advertising: responsible or responsive? Int J Pediatr Obesity 2011, 6(2-2): e390-e398
  • Grunseit A, Taylor AJ, Hardy LL, King L. Composite measures quantify households’ obesogenic potential and adolescents’ risk behaviors. Pediatrics 2011; 28(2): e308 -e316
  • Hebden L, King L, Grunseit A, Kelly B, Chapman K. Advertising of fast food to children on Australian television: the impact of industry self-regulation. Med J Aust 2011; 195(1): 20–24
  • Hebden L, King L, Kelly B. Art of persuasion: an analysis of techniques used to market foods to children. Med J Aust 2011; 195(1): 20–24
  • Lubans DR, Hesketh K, Cliff DP, Barnett LM, Salmon J, Dollman J, Morgan PJ, Hills AP, Hardy LL. A systematic review of the validity and reliability of sedentary behaviour measures used with children and adolescents. Obesity Reviews 2011 Oct;12(10):781-99.
  • Kelly B, Baur LA, Bauman AE, King L, Chapman K, Smith BJ. Food and drink sponsorship of children’s sport: who pays? Health Promotion Int 2011; 26(2): 188-195
  • Hector DJ. Complexities and subtleties in the measurement and reporting of breastfeeding practices. Int Breastfeed J 2011; 6(1): 5
  • Milat AJ, King L, Bauman A. The Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity Research Group: fostering population health research in NSW. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2011; 22: 13-4
  • Gopinath B, Hardy LL, Teber E, Mitchell P. Association between physical activity and blood pressure in pre-pubertal children. Hypertension Research 2011 Jul;34(7):851-5
  • Louie JC, Flood VM, Hector DJ, Rangan AM, Gill TP. Dairy consumption and overweight and obesity: a systematic review of prospective cohort studies. Obes Rev 2011; 12(7): e582-e592
  • Hardy LL, King L, Espinel P, Okely AD, Bauman A. Methods of the NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey 2010 (SPANS 2010). J Sci Med Sport 2011; 14(5): 390-396
  • Gopinath B, Baur LA, Wang JJ, Hardy LL, Teber E, Kifley A, Wong TY, Mitchell P. Influence of physical activity and screen time on the retinal microvasculature in young children. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2011; 31(5): 1233-1239
  • Kelly B, Baur LA, Bauman AE, Smith BJ, Saleh S, King LA, Chapman K. Role modelling unhealthy behaviours: food and drink sponsorship of peak sporting organisations. Health Promot J Austr 2011; 22(1): 72-75
  • King, L. Tapping the potential of research-based advocacy (Editorial). Health Promot J Austr 2011; 22(1): 3-4
  • Kelly B, Chapman K, King L, Hebden L. Trends in food advertising to children on free-to-air television in Australia. Aust NZ J Public Health 2011; 35(2): 131-134
  • Hebden L, King L, Chau J, Kelly B. Food advertising on children's popular subscription television channels in Australia. Aust NZ J Public Health 2011; 35(2): 127-130
  • Wolfenden L, Hardy LL, Wiggers J, Milat A, Bell AC, Sutherland R. Prevalence and socio-demographic associations of overweight and obesity among children attending childcare services in rural and regional Australia. Nutrition and Dietetics 2011; 68(1): 15-20
  • Allender S, Nichols M, Foulkes C, Reynolds R, Waters E, King L, Gill T, Armstrong R, Swinburn B. The development of a network for community-based obesity prevention: the CO-OPS Collaboration. BMC Public Health 2011; 11:132
  • Kelly B, Flood V, Yeatman H. Measuring local food environments: an overview of available methods and measures. Health Place 2011;17(6):1284-93.
  • Innes-Hughes C, Hardy LL, Venugopal K, King LA, Wolfenden L, Rangan A. 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 Promot J Aust 2011; 22(3): 210-216

2010

  • Innes-Hughes C, Bowers K, King L, Chapman K, Eden B. Food security: the what, who, why and where to of food security in NSW. Journal of HEIA. 2010; 17(3): 23-34
  • Hebden L, King L, Kelly B, Chapman K, Innes-Hughes C, Gunatillaka N. Regulating the types of foods and beverages marketed to Australian children: how useful are food industry commitments? Nutrition & Dietetics 2010; 67: 258-266
  • Hebden L, King L, Kelly B, Chapman K, Innes-Hughes C. Industry self-regulation of food marketing to children: reading the fine print. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 2010; 21(3): 229-235
  • Hardy LL, King L, Kelly B, Farrell L, Howlett S. Munch and Move: evaluation of a preschool healthy eating and movement skill program. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2010; 7: 80
  • Kelly B, Baur LA, Bauman AE, Smith BJ, Saleh S, King LA, Chapman K. Health promotion in sport: an analysis of peak sporting organisations’ health policies (Editorial). J Sci Med Sport. 2010; 13(6): 566-577
  • Smith BJ, Grunseit A, Hardy LL, King L, Wolfenden L, Milat A. Parental influences on child physical activity and screen viewing time: a population based study. BMC Public Health 2010; 10: 593
  • King L, Gill T, Allender S, Swinburn B. Best practice principles for community-based obesity prevention: development, content and application. Obesity Reviews 2011 May;12(5):329-38
  • Gwynn JD, Hardy LL, Wiggers JH, Smith WT, D'Este CA, Turner N, et al. The validation of a self-report measure and physical activity of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous rural children. Aust N Z J Public Health 2010; 34 Suppl 1: S57-S65
  • Denney-Wilson E, Cowell C, Okely A, Hardy L, Aitken R, Dobbins T. Associations between insulin and glucose concentrations and anthropometric measures of fat mass in Australian adolescents. BMC Pediatrics 2010; 10(1): 58
  • Hardy LL, King L, Farrell L, Macniven R, Howlett S. Fundamental movement skills among Australian preschool children. J Sci Med Sport 2010; 13(5): 503-508
  • Hardy LL, Denney-Wilson E, Thrift AP, Okely AD, Baur LA. Screen time and metabolic risk factors among adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adol Med 2010; 164(7): 643-649
  • Okely AD, Hardy LL, Booth ML, Dobbins TA, Denney-Wilson EA, Yang B. Changes in cardiorespiratory fitness among children and adolescents in Australia: 1997 and 2004. Journal of Sports Sciences 2010; 28(8): 851-857
  • Kelly B, Hardy LL, Howlett S, King L, Farrell L, Hattersley L. Opening up Australian preschoolers' lunchboxes. ANZJPH 2010;34: 288-92
  • Gill TP, Baur LA, King LA. Should health policy focus on physical inactivity rather than obesity? No. Brit Med J 2010; 340: c2602
  • Shrewsbury VA, King LA, Hattersley LA, Howlett SA, Hardy LL, Baur LA. Adolescent-parent interactions and communication preferences regarding body weight and weight management: a qualitative study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2010; 7: 16
  • Hardy LL, Kelly B, Chapman K, King L, Farrell L. Parental perceptions of barriers to children’s participation in organised sport in Australia. J Paed Child Health 2010; 46(4): 197–203

2009

  • Denney-Wilson E, Crawford D, Dobbins T, Hardy L, Okely AD. Influences on consumption of soft drinks and fast foods in adolescents. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2009; 18(3): 447-452
  • Dwyer GM, Baur LA, Hardy LL. The challenge of understanding and assessing physical activity in preschool-age children: Thinking beyond the framework of intensity, duration and frequency of activity. J Sci Med Sport 2009; 12(5): 534-536
  • Dollman J, Okely AD, Hardy L, Timperio A, Salmon J, Hills AP. A hitchhiker’s guide to assessing young people’s physical activity: deciding what method to use. J Sci Med Sport 2009; 12(5): 518-525
  • Pagnini D, King L, Booth S, Wilkenfeld R, Booth M. The weight of opinion on childhood obesity: recognizing complexity and supporting collaborative action. Int J Ped Obesity 2009; 4(4): 231-244
  • Hattersley LA, Shrewsbury VA, King, LA, Howlett SA, Hardy LL, Baur LA. Adolescent-parent interaction and attitudes around screen time and sugary drink consumption. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2009; 6: 61.
  • Kelly B, Chapman K, Hardy L, King L, Farrell L. Parental awareness and attitudes of food marketing to children: a community attitudes survey of parents in NSW, Australia. J Paediatrics & Child Health 2009; 45(9): 493-497
  • Dwyer G, Higgs J, Baur LA, Hardy LL. Promoting children’s health and wellbeing: a new perspective on physical activity. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 2009; 29: 27-43
  • Booth ML, Dobbins T, Aitken R, Denney-Wilson E, Hardy LL, Okely AD, George J, Sullivan D, Cowell CT. Costs of managing conditions associated with obesity among Australian teenagers. J Paediatrics & Child Health 2009; 45(7-8): 448-456
  • Madden L, King L, Shiell A. How do government health departments in Australia access health economics advice to inform decisions for health? A survey. Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009; 6:6
  • Booth ML, King LA, Pagnini DL, Wilkenfeld RL, Booth SL. Parents of school students on childhood overweight: The Weight of Opinion Study. J Paediatrics & Child Health 2009; 45(4): 194-198
  • Chapman K, Kelly B, King L. Using a research framework to identify knowledge gaps in research on food marketing to children in Australia. ANZ J Public Health 2009;33(3): 253-257
  • 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. 2009;24(2): 120-129
  • Hattersley L, Irwin M, King L, Allman-Farinelli M. Determinants and patterns of soft drink consumption in young adults: a qualitative analysis. Public Health Nutrition 2009; 12(10): 1816-1822
  • Hardy LL, Dobbins TA, Denney-Wilson EA, Okely AD, Booth ML. Sedentariness, small-screen recreation, and fitness in youth. Am J Prev Med 2009; 36(2): 120-125
  • Aitken RJ, Allman-Farinelli MA, King LA, Bauman AE. 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 [2009; [b||18(1)]]: 63-70
  • Kelly B, Hattersley L, King L, Flood V. Smoke and mirrors: nutrition content claims used to market unhealthy food. Nutrition and Dietetics 2009; 66(1): 62-64