Publications

Recent publications

2016 Publications

Journal publications

Published Book Chapters

2015 Publications

Journal publications

Published book chapters

2014 Publications

Journal publications

  • Armstrong, R., Pettman, T. L. and Waters, E. Shifting sands – from descriptions to solutions. Public Health. 2014; 128(6): 525-532
  • Baker PRA, Costello JT, Dobbins M, Waters EB. Cochrane Update. The benefits and challenges of conducting an overview of systematic reviews in public health: a focus on physical activity. Journal of Public Health. 2014; 36(3): 517-521.
  • Block K, Cross S, Riggs E, Gibbs L. Supporting schools to create an inclusive environment for refugee students. International Journal of Inclusive Education. 10.1080/13603116.2014.899636
  • Bolton KA, Kremer P, Rossthorn N, Moodie M, Gibbs L, Waters E, Swinburn B & de Silva, A. The effect of gender and age on the association between weight status and health-related quality of life in Australian adolescents. BMC Public Health. 2014; 14: 898.
  • Bryant R, Waters E, Gibbs L, Gallagher C, Pattison P, Lusher D, MacDougall C, Harms L, Block K, Snowdon E, Sinnott V, Ireton G, Richardson J, Forbes D. Psychological Outcomes Following the Victorian Black Saturday Bushfires. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 2014: 48(7): 634-643.
  • Christian B, Chattopadhyay A. Determinants and trends in dental expenditures in the adult US population: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 1996-2006. Community Dental Health. 2014; 31: 1-6.
  • Corr L, Davis E, LaMontagne A.D., Waters E, Steele E. Childcare providers' mental health: a systematic review of its prevalence, determinants and relationship to care quality. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 2014. DOI: 10.1080/14623730.2014.931067
  • Crouch SR, Waters E, McNair R, Power J. The health perspectives of Australian adolescents from same-sex parent families: a mixed methods study. Child: care, health and development. 2014. DOI: doi:10.1111/cch.12180
  • Crouch S, Waters E, McNair R, Power J, and Davis E  (2014) Parent-reported measures of child health and wellbeing in same-sex parent families: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Public Health 14:635
  • Crouch S, Waters E, McNair R, Power J, Davis E, van Mourik L. Triumphs and challenges in recruiting same-sex parent families (Letter). ANZJPH. 2014; 38(1).
  • Francis D, Turley R, Thomson H, Waters E, Moore L. Supporting the needs of public health decision-makers and review authors in the UK. Journal of Public Health (Oxf.). 2014.
  • Flego A, Herbert J, Waters E, Gibbs L, Swinburn B, Reynolds J, Moodie M. Jamie's Ministry of Food: Quasi-Experimental Evaluation of Immediate and Sustained Impacts of a Cooking Skills Program in Australia. PLoS ONE. 2014; 9(12): e114673. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0114673
  • Gibbs L, Di Pietro M, Harris A, Ireton G, Mordech S, Roberts M, Sinclair J, Wraith R. Core principles for a community based approach to supporting child disaster recovery. Australian Journal of Emergency Management. 2014; 29(1): 17-24
  • Gibbs L, MacDougall C, Block K. Political reflexivity in post-bushfire research. Qualitative Research. 2014; 14(3).
  • Gibbs L, Snowdon E, Block K, Gallagher HC, MacDougall C, Ireton G, Pirrone-Savona A, Forbes D, Richardson J, Harms L, Waters E. Where do we start? A proposed post disaster intervention framework for children and young people. Pastoral Care and Education. 2014; 32 (1), 68-87
  • Gibbs L, Waters E, de Silva A, Riggs E, Moore L, Armit C, Johnson B, Morris M, Calache H, Gussy M, Young D, Tadic M, Christian B, Gondal I, Watt R, Pradel V,  Truong M, Gold L. An exploratory trial implementing a community based child oral health promotion intervention for Australian families from refugee and migrant backgrounds: A protocol paper for Teeth Tales. BMC Public Health. 2014; 4:e004260. DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004260.
  • Herbert J, Flego A, Gibbs L, Waters E, Swinburn B, Reynolds J, Moodie M. Wider impacts of a 10-week community cooking skills program - Jamie's Ministry of Food, Australia. BMC Public Health. 2014; 14:11, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-1161
  • Hoare A, Virgo-Milton M, Boak R, Gold L, Waters E, Gussy M, Calache H, Smith M, de Silva A. A qualitative study of the factors that influence mothers when choosing drinks for their young children. BMC Research Notes. 2014; 7:430.
  • Howe PRC, Buckley JD, Murphy KJ, Pettman T, Milte C, Coates A. Relationship between Erythrocyte Omega-3 Content and Obesity Is Gender Dependent. Nutrients. 2014; 6(5): 1850-1860.
  • Langford R, Bonell CP, Jones HE, Pouliou T, Murphy SM, Waters E, Komro KA, Gibbs L, Magnus D, Campbell R. The WHO Health Promoting School framework for improving the health and well-being of students and their academic achievement. The Cochrane Library. 2014; DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008958.pub2
  • Jones RA, Lubans DR, Morgan PJ, Okely AD, Parletta N, Wolfenden L, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Gibbs L, Waters E. School-based obesity prevention interventions: Practicalities and considerations. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice. 2014; 8: e497-e510.
  • MacDougall C, Gibbs L, Clark R. Community based prevention programs during the 2009 bushfire disasters in Australia: policy implications derived from applying theory. Disasters. 2014; 38(2): 249-266.
  • Mutch C, Gibbs L, O'Connor P, MacDougall C. Editorial, Pastoral Care in Education: An International Journal of Personal, Social and Emotional Development. 2014; 32(1): 1-4.
  • Moeller-Saxone K, Davis E, Stewart DE, Diaz-Granados N, Herrman H. Promoting resilience in adults with experience of intimate partner violence or child maltreatment: a narrative synthesis of evidence across settings. Journal of Public Health. 2014; DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdu030.
  • Nansen B, Gibbs L, MacDougall C, Vetere F, Ross N, McKendrick J. Children's interdependent mobility: compositions, collaborations and compromises. Journal of Children's Geographies. 2014; DOI: 10.1080/14733285.2014.887813.
  • O'Neill J, Tabish H, Welch V, Petticrew M, Pottie K, Clarke M, Evans T, Pardo Pardo J, Waters E, White H, Tugwell P.  Applying an Equity Lens to interventions: Using PROGRESS to ensure consideration of socially stratifying factors to illuminate inequities in health. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2014; 67: 56-64.
  • Pettman TL, Armstrong R, Jones K, Waters E and Doyle  J. "Cochrane update: building capacity in evidence-informed decision-making to improve public health." Journal of Public Health. 2013; 35(4): 624-627.
  • Pettman, T., A. Magarey, N. Mastersson, A. Wilson, and J. Dollman, Improving weight status in childhood: results from the eat well be active community programs. International Journal of Public Health. 2014; 59(1) 43-50.
  • Riggs E, Gussy M, Gibbs L, van Gemert C, Waters E, Kilpatrick N. Hard to reach communities or hard to access services? Migrant mothers' experiences of dental services. Australian Dental Journal. 2014; 59: 201-207
  • Riggs E, Gibbs L, Kilpatrick N, Gussy M, van Gemert C, Ali S, Water E. Breaking down the barriers: a qualitative study to understand child oral health in refugee and migrant communities in Australia. Ethnicity & Health. 2014. DOI: 10.1080/13557858.2014.907391
  • Riggs E, Gussy M, Gibbs L. van Gemert C, Waters E, Priest N, Watt R, Renzaho A, Kilpatrick N. Assessing the cultural competence of oral health research conducted with migrant children. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 2014; 42; 43-52.
  • Townsend M, Gibbs L, Macfarlane S, Block K, Staiger P, Gold L, Johnson B & Long C. Volunteering in a school kitchen garden program: Cooking up confidence, capabilities and connections! Voluntas. 2014; 25(1): 225-247
  • Truong M, Paradies Y, Priest N. Interventions to improve cultural competency in healthcare: a systematic review of reviews. BMC Health Service Research. 2014; 14: 99.
  • van Kessel G, Gibbs L, MacDougall C. Strategies to enhance resilience post-natural disaster: a qualitative study of experiences with Australian floods and fires. Journal of Public Health. 2014; DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdu051
  • van Kessel G, MacDougall C, Gibbs L. Resilience-Rhetoric to Reality: A Systematic Review of Intervention Studies After Disasters, Disaster Medicicine and Public Health. 2014; 8:5, DOI: 10.1017/dmp.2014.104
  • Whelan J, Love P, Pettman T, Doyle J, Booth S, Smith E, Waters E. Predicting sustainability of intervention effects in public health evidence: identifying key elements to provide guidance. Journal of Public Health. 2014; 36(2): 347-351.
  • Whelan, J, Love, P, Romanus, A, Pettman, T, Bolton, K, Smith, E, Gill, T, Coveney, J, Waters, E, Allender, S. A map of community based obesity prevention initiatives in Australia following obesity funding 2009-2013, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2014.
  • Yoong SL, Wolfenden L, Clinton-McHarg T, Waters E, Pettman TL, Steele E, Wiggers J. Exploring the pragmatic and explanatory study design on outcomes of systematic reviews of public health interventions: a case study on obesity prevention trials. Journal of Public Health. 2014; 36(1): 170-176.

Accepted

  • Davis E, Corr L, Cook K, Harrison L, Herrman H, Sims M, Mackinnon A, Mihalopoulos C, Marshall B, Ummer-Christian R, Gilson K-M, Waters E. Family Day Care Educators' Knowledge, Confidence and Skills in Promoting Children's Social and Emotional Wellbeing: Baseline Data from Thrive. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. Accepted 9 December 2013.
  • Davis E, Corr L, Cook K, Sims M, Gilson K-M, Ting C, Ummer-Christian R. Organisational capacity building: Readiness for change in Australian child care. Australasian Journal oF Early Childhood. Accepted 14 March 2014.
  • Gilson K-M, Davis E, Reddihough D, Graham K & Waters E. (in press). Quality of Life in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Implications for Practice. Journal of Child Neurology (Special Issue on Innovation in the rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy: A 21st century view). For publication in August 2014.

2013 Publications

Journal Publications

  • Armstrong R, Waters E, Dobbins M, Anderson L, Moore L, Petticrew M, Clark R, Pettman T, Burns C, Moodie M, Conning R and Swinburn B. Knowledge translation strategies to improve the use of evidence in public health decision-making in local government: a logic model for intervention design. Implementation Science. 2013; 8:121.
  • Block, K., Warr, D., Gibbs, L., & Riggs, E. Addressing ethical and methodological challenges in research with refugee-background young people: Reflections from the field. Journal of Refugee Studies. 2013; 26(1): 69-87.
  • Burford B, Lewin S, Welch V, Rehfuess E, Waters E. Assessing the applicability of findings in systematic reviews of complex interventions can enhance the utility of reviews for decision making. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2013; 66: 1251-1261.
  • Christian R, Coren E, Hossain R. Commentary on ‘Interventions for promoting re-integration and reducing harmful behaviour and lifestyles in street-connected children and young people’ with a response from the review authors. Evidence-Based Child Health: A Cochrane Review Journal. 2013;8(4):1273-5.
  • Clark R, Waters E, Armstrong R, Conning R, Allender S, Swinburn B. Evidence and obesity prevention: developing evidence summaries to support decision-making. Evidence and Policy. 2013; 9(4): 547-556.
  • Cook K, Davis E, Corr L, Harrison L, & Sims M. Discourses of professionalism in family day care. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood. 2013; 14(2).
  • Corr L, Rowe H, Fisher J. Mothers’ perceptions of primary health-care providers: thematic analysis of responses to open-ended survey questions. Australian Journal of Primary Health. Published Online October 2013.
  • Crouch S, McNair R, Waters E, Power J. What makes a same-sex parented family? Medical Journal of Australia. 2013; 199(2): 94-96.
  • Davis E; Mackinnon A; Davern M; Boyd R; Bohanna I; Waters E; H.K Graham; Reid S; Reddihough D. Description and psychometric properties of the CP QOL-Teen: a quality of life questionnaire for adolescents with cerebral palsy. Research in Developmental Disabilities 2013; 34: 344-352.
  • Davis E , Young D, Corr L & Cook K. Organizational capacity building in childcare: promoting children's mental health, International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 2013.
  • Flego A, Herbert J, Gibbs L, Swinburn B, Keating C, Waters E, Moodie M. Methods for the evaluation of the Jamie Oliver Ministry of Food program, Australia. BMC Public Health. 2013; 13: 411.
  • Gibbs L, MacDougall C, Harden J. Development of an ethical methodology for post-bushfire research with children. Health Sociology Review. 2013 22(2): 114-123.
  • Gibbs L, Mutch C, O’Connor P, MacDougall C. Research with, by, for and about Children: lessons from disaster contexts. Global Studies of Childhood. 2013; 3(2).
  • Gibbs L, Staiger P, Johnson B, Block K, Macfarlane S, Gold L, Kulas J, Townsend M, Long C, Ukoumunne O. Expanding Children's Food Experiences: The Impact of a School-Based Kitchen Garden Program. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2013; 45(2), 137-146.
  • Gibbs L, Staiger PK, Townsend M, Macfarlane S, Gold L, Block K, Johnson B, Kulas J & Waters E. Methodology for the evaluation of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 2013; 24, 32-43.
  • Gibbs L, Waters E, Bryant RA, Pattison P, Lusher D, Harms L, Richardson J, MacDougall C, Block K, Snowdon E, Gallagher HC, Sinnott V, Ireton G & Forbes D. Beyond Bushfires: Community, Resilience and Recovery – a longitudinal mixed method study of the medium to long term impacts of bushfires on mental health and social connectedness. BMC Public Health. 2013; 13:1036.
  • Jones K, Baker P, Doyle J, Armstrong R, Pettman T & Waters E. Increasing the utility of systematic reviews findings through strategic communication. Journal of Public Health.  2013; 35(2): 345-349.
  • Kinner SA, Burford BJ, van Dooren K, Gill C. Service brokerage for improving health outcomes in ex-prisoners (Protocol). The Cochrane Library. 2013; 2.
  • Leong P, Gussy MG, Barrow SL, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Waters E. A systematic review of risk factors during the first year of life for early childhood caries. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry. 2013; 23(4): 235-250.
  • Magarey AM, Pettman TL, Wilson A, Mastersson N. Changes in Primary School Children’s Behaviour, Knowledge, Attitudes, and Environments Related to Nutrition and Physical Activity. ISRN Obesity. 2013.
  • Nansen B, Chakraborty K, Gibbs L, Vetere F, MacDougall C. "‘MyBus’: Children’s Mobile Health, Wellbeing and Digital Inclusion" Journal of Community Informatics. 9 (2) 2013.
  • Nasser M, Welch V, Tugwell P, Ueffing E, Doyle J, Waters E. Ensuring relevance for Cochrane reviews: evaluating processes and methods for prioritizing topics for Cochrane reviews. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2013; 66; 474-482.
  • Nichols MS, Reynolds RC, Waters E, Gill T, King L, Swinburn BA & Allendar S. Community-based efforts to prevent obesity: Australia-wise survey of projects. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 2013; 24: 111-117.
  • Petticrew M, Anderson L, Elder R, Grimshaw J, Hopkins D, Hahn R, Krause L, Kristjansson E, Mercer S, Sipe T, Tugwell P, Ueffing E, Waters E & Welch V. Complex interventions and their implications for systematic reviews: a pragmatic approach. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2013; 66: 1209-1214.
  • Pettman TL, Armstrong R, Jones K, Waters E, Doyle J. Cochrane update: building capacity in evidence-informed decision-making to improve public health. Journal of Public Health. 2013; 35(4): 624-627.
  • Pettman TL, Armstrong, R, Pollard B, Evans R, Stirrat A, Scott I, Davies-Jackson G, Waters E. Using evidence in health promotion in local government: contextual realities and opportunities. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 2013; 24(1): 72-75.
  • Pirrone A, Capetola C, Riggs E, Renzaho A. Vitamin D deficiency awareness among African migrant women residing in high-rise public housing in Melbourne, Australia: a qualitative study. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013; 22(2).
  • Renzaho A, de Silva-Sanigorski A. The importance of family functioning, mental health and social and emotional well-being on child oral health. Child: care, health and development. 2013 doi:10.1111/cch.12053.
  • Riggs E, Block K, Warr D & Gibbs L. Working better together: new approaches for understanding the value and challenges of organizational partnerships. Health Promotion International. Advanced access published April 2013.
  • Sinnerbrink IB, Sherwen A, Meiser B, Halliday J, Amor DJ, Waters E, Rae F, Evans E, Rahman B & Kirk EP. Long term health and development of children diagnosed prenatally with a de novo apparently balanced chromosomal rearrangement. Prenatal Diagnosis. 2013; 33: 831-838.
  • Steele EJ, Giles LC, Davis MJ, Moore VM. Is precarious employment associated with women remaining childless until age 35 years? Results from an Australian birth cohort study. Human Reproduction. 2013.
  • Swinburn B, Malakellis M, Moodie M, Waters E, Gibbs L, Millar L, Herbert J, Virgo-Milton M, Mavoa H, de Silva-Sanigorski A. Large reductions in child overweight and obesity in intervention and comparison communities 3y after a community project. Ped Obes 2013.
  • Turley R, Saith R, Bhan N, Doyle J, Jones K, Waters E. Slum upgrading review: methodological challenges that arise in systematic reviews of complex intervention. Journal of Public Health. 2013; 35(1), 171-175
  • Waters E, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Pettman T, Bruckner, M, Gibbs L. Obesity in Children. In David McQueen (ed). Oxford Bibliographies in Public Health. New York: Oxford University Press, 26 August 2013. DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780199756797-0066
  • Welch VA, Petticrew M, O'Neill JM, Waters E, Armstrong R, Bhutta ZA,  Francis D, Perez Koehlmoos T, Kristjansson E, Pantoja T & Tugwell P. Health equity: Evidence synthesis and knowledge translation methods. Systematic Reviews. 2013; 2(43).

Books and Book Chapters

  • Block K, Riggs E, Haslam N. Ethics in Research With Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Processes, Power and Politics in: Block K, Riggs E, Haslam N, editors. Values and Vulnerabilities. The Ethics of Research with Refugees and Asylum Seekers. Australian Academic Press, 2013 p.3-20. Buy book here
  • Pettman T, Armstrong R, Burford B, Doyle J, Anderson L, Waters E. Evidence synthesis to inform NCD prevention and health promotion. In: McQueen D, editor. Global Handbook on Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion. New York: Springer; 2013. p. 309-24.
  • Pettman T, Armstrong R, Burford B, Doyle J, Anderson L, Waters E. Using evidence to inform NCD prevention and health promotion In: McQueen D, editor. Global Handbook on Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion. New York: Springer; 2013. p. 325-36.

Reports

  • Block, K., & Gibbs, L. Latrobe Valley: Our children our future - Scoping study: McCaughey Centre, University of Melbourne and Berry Street Childhood Institute. 2013.

2012 Publications

Journal Publications

  • Armstrong RL, Pettman T, Burford BJ, Doyle JL & Waters E. Cochrane Update: Tracking and understanding the utility of Cochrane reviews for public health decision-making. Journal of Public Health. 2012; 34(2): 309-313.
  • Ashong J, Muthayya S, De-Regil LM, Laillou A, Moench-Pfanner , Burford BJ & Pena-Rosas JP. Fortification of rice with vitamins and minerals for addressing micronutrient malnutrition (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2012; (6).
  • Baker RA, Shipp J, Wellings H, Priest NC & Francis D. Assessment of applicability and transferability of evidence-based antenatal interventions to the Australian indigenous setting. Health Promotion International. 2012; 27(2): 208-219.
  • Block K, Gibbs L, Staiger P, Gold L, Johnson BA, Macfarlane S, Long C & Townsend M. Growing Community: The Impact of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program on the Social and Learning Environment in Primary Schools. Health Education and Behavior. 2012; 39(4): 419-432.
  • Bohanna IK, Davis EC, Corr L, Priest NC & Tan H. Family Day Care in Australia: A systematic review of research (1996-2010). Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. 2012; 37(4) :138-146.
  • Burford BJ, Coren E, Davison C, Thomas SM, Doyle JL, Armstrong RL & Waters E. Cochrane Update: Evidence to support the needs of children and young people: upcoming reviews from the Cochrane Public Health Group. Journal of Public Health. 2012; 34(3): 467-470.
  • Burford BJ, Rehfuess E, Schunemann H, Akl E, Waters E, Armstrong RL, Thomson H, Doyle JL & Pettman T. Cochrane Update: Assessing evidence in public health: the added value of GRADE. Journal of Public Health. 2012; 34(4): 631-635.
  • Chakraborty K, Nansen B, Gibbs LF & Macdougall C. Ethical Negotiations: Committees, Methods and Research with Children. International Journal of Children’s Rights. 2012; 20(4): 541-553.
  • Crouch S, Waters E, McNair RP, Power j & Davis EC. ACHESS - The Australian study of child health in same-sex families: background research, design and methodology. BMC Public Health. 2012; 12: 646.
  • Davis EC, Freeman R, Doherty G, Karlsson M, Everiss L, Couch J, Foote L, Murray P, Modigliani K, Owen S, Griffin S, Friendly M, Mcdonald G, Bohanna I, Corr LMW, Smyth L, Morkeseth E, Morreaunet S, Ogi M, Fukukawa S & Hinke-Rahnau J. An International Perspective on Regulated Family Day Care Systems. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. 2012; 37(4): 127-137.
  • Davis E, Mackinnon A, Waters E. Parent-proxy reported quality of life for children with cerebral palsy: Is it related to parental psychosocial distress? Child: Care, Health and Development. 2012; 38(4): 553-560.
  • Davis EC, Priest NC, Davies BJ, Smyth L, Waters E, Herrman H, Sims M, Harrison L, Cook K, Marshall B & Williamson LMW. 2012. Family Day Care Educators: An exploration of their understanding and experiences promoting children’s social and emotional wellbeing. Early Child Development and Care. 2012; 182(9): 1193-1208.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski A, Ashbolt R, Green, Calache H, Keith, Riggs E and Waters E. Parental self-efficacy and oral health related knowledge are associated with parent and child oral health behaviors and self-reported oral health status.  Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 2012 (Early version available online DOI: 10.1111/cdoe.12019).
  • de Silva-Sanigorski AM, Bell AC, Kremer PJ, Park J, Demajo L, Smith M, Sharp S, Nichols M, Carpenter LM, Boak R & Swinburn B. Process and Impact Evaluation of the Romp & Chomp Obesity Prevention Intervention in Early Childhood Settings: Lessons Learned from Implementation in Preschools and Long Day Care Settings. Childhood Obesity. 2012; 8(3): 205-215.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski AM, Prosser L, Hegde S, Gussy M, Calache H, Boak R, Nasser M, Carpenter LM & Barrow SL. Community-based, population level interventions for promoting child oral health (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2012 (5).
  • Gibbs L, MacDougall C, Harden J. Ethical and appropriate involvement of children and families in bushfire research. Health Sociology Review (Accepted 2012)
  • Jensen BW, Nichols M, Allender S, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Millar L, Kremer P, Lacy K and Swinburn B.  Consumption patterns of sweet drinks in a population of Australian children and adolescents (2003-2008). Journal: BMC Public Health. 2012; 12(1): 771.
  • Johnson BA, Kremer PJ, Swinburn BA & De Silva - Sanigorski AM. Multilevel analysis of the Be Active Eat Well intervention: environmental and behavioural influences on reductions in child obesity risk. International Journal of Obesity. 2012; 36(7): 901-907.
  • Lacy K, Kremer PJ, de Silva-Sanigorski AM, Allender S, Leslie E, Jones L, Fornaro S & Swinburn B. The appropriateness of opt-out consent for monitoring childhood obesity in Australia. Pediatric Obesity. 2012; 7(5): e62-e67.
  • Leong P, Gussy M, Barrow SL, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Waters E. A systematic review of risk factors during the first year of life for early childhood caries. International Journal Paediatric Dentistry. 2012. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-263X.2012.01260.x
  • MacDougall C, Gibbs L, Clark R. Community based prevention programs during the 2009 bushfire disasters in Australia: policy implications derived from applying theory. Disasters (Accepted 19 June 2012).
  • Nansen B, Chakraborty K, Gibbs LF, Macdougall C & Vetere F. Children and Digital Wellbeing in Australia: Online Regulation, Conduct and Competence. Journal of Children and Media. 2012; 6(2): 237-254.
  • Nansen B, Chakraborty K, Gibbs LF, Vetere F & Macdougall C. ‘You do the Math’: Mathletics and the Play of Online Learning. New Media & Society. 2012; 14(7): 1216-1235.
  • Pasricha S, De-Regil LM, Garcia-Casal M, Burford BJ, Gwirtz J & Pena-Rosas J. Fortification of maize flour with iron for preventing anaemia and iron deficiency in populations (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2012 (11).
  • Pettman T, Armstrong RL, Doyle JL, Burford BJ, Anderson LM, Hillgrove T, Honey N & Waters E. Cochrane Update: Strengthening evaluation to capture the breadth of public health practice: ideal vs. real. Journal of Public Health. 2012; 34(1): 151-155.
  • Priest NC, Mackean T, Davis EC, Briggs L & Waters E. Aboriginal perspectives of child health and wellbeing in an urban setting: Developing a conceptual framework. Health Sociology Review . 2012; 21(2): 177-192.
  • Priest NC, Mackean T, Davis EC, Waters E & Briggs L. Strengths and challenges for Koori kids: Harder for Koori kids, Koori kids doing well – Exploring Aboriginal perspectives on social determinants of Aboriginal child health and wellbeing. Health Sociology Review. 2012; 21(2): 165-179.
  • Riggs EM, Block KE, Gibbs LF, Davis EC, Szwarc J, Casey S, Duell-Piening P & Waters E. Flexible models for learning English are needed for refugee mothers. Australian Journal of Adult Learning. 2012; 52(2): 397-405.
  • Riggs EM, Davis EC, Gibbs LF, Block KE, Szwarc , Casey , Duell-Piening  & Waters E. Accessing maternal and child health services in Melbourne, Australia: Reflections from refugee families and service providers. BMC Health Services Research. 2012; 12: 117.
  • Riggs EM, Van Gemert C, Gussy M, Waters E & Kilpatrick N. Reflections on cultural diversity in oral health promotion and prevention. Global Health Promotion. 2012; 19(1): 60-63.
  • Sims R, Davis EC, Davies B, Nicholson J, Harrison L, Herrman HE, Waters E, Marshall , Cook K & Priest NC. Mental Health Promotion in Childcare Centres: Childcare educators’ understanding of child and parental mental health. Advances in Mental Health. 2012; 10(2): 138-148.
  • Townsend M, Gibbs L, Macfarlane S, Block K, Staiger P, Gold L, Johnson B, Long C. Volunteering in a school kitchen garden program: Cooking up confidence, capabilities and connections! Voluntas (Accepted 9 August 2012).
  • Welch V, Petticrew M, Tugwell P, Moher D, O’Neil J, Waters E, White H. PRISMA-Equity 2012 Extension: Reporting Guidelines for Systematic Reviews with a Focus on Health Equity. PLoS Medicine. 2012; 9(10).

Books and Book Chapters

  • de Silva-Sanigorski & Campbell.  Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development Obesity prevention in preschoolers (April 2012)
  • de Silva-Sanigorski A, Gibbs L, Waters E, Watt R: Evaluating oral health promotion: A practical guide. In Moysés S, Watt R, Bönecker M, Sheiham A (eds): Promoting Children’s Oral Health Theory & Practice. 2nd edn. 2012; Quintessence Editora Ltda; London.
  • Gibbs L. Conveying the role of evidence in the development, conduct and applications of qualitative research In: Vicars M, McKenna T, White J, (eds): Discourse, Power, and Resistance Down Under. 2012; Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Reports

  • Block K, Gibbs L. Latrobe Valley: Our Children, Our Future – Scoping Study. Berry Street and University of Melbourne, May 2012.
  • Block K, Gibbs L, Howell-Meurs S, Waters E. Promoting and supporting wellbeing for middle-years children : A literature review. Conducted for children living on the North Richmond Housing Estate.  Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, McCaughey VicHealth Centre for Community Wellbeing, The University of Melbourne. 2012.
  • Gibbs L, MacDougall C, Nansen B, Vetere F, Ross N, Danic I, McKendrick J and LaMontagne T. Stepping Out: Children Negotiating Independent Travel. VicHealth report. Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, McCaughey VicHealth Centre for Community Wellbeing, University of Melbourne. 2012.

2011 Publications

Journal Publications

  • Allender S, Kremer P, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Lacy K, Millar L, Mathews L, Malakellis M & Swinburn B.  Associations between activity-related behaviours and standardized BMI among Australian adolescents.  Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2011; 14(6): 512-521.
  • 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.
  • Anderson L, Petticrew M, Rehfuess E, Armstrong R, Ueffing E, Baker P, Francis D & Tugwell P. Using logic models to capture complexity in systematic reviews. Research Synthesis Methods. 2011; 2(1): 33-42.
  • Armstrong R, Hall BJ, Doyle J & Waters E. Cochrane update. ‘Scoping the scope’ of a Cochrane review. Journal of Public Health. 2011; 33(1): 147-150.
  • Armstrong R, Waters E, Dobbins M, Lavis JN, Petticrew M & Christensen R. Knowledge translation strategies for facilitating evidence-informed public health decision-making among managers and policy-makers (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2011; (6).
  • Cacavas K, Mavoa H, Kremer P, Malakellis M, Fotu K, Swinburn B & de Silva - Sanigorski AM. Tongan Adolescents’ Eating Patterns: Opportunities for Intervention. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2011; 23(1): 24-33.
  • Davis E, Priest N, Davies B, Smyth L, Waters E, Herrman H, Sims M, Harrison L, Cook K, Marshall B, Williamson L. Family Day Care Educators: An exploration of their understanding and experiences promoting children’s social and emotional wellbeing. Early Child Development and Care. 2011; 1-16.
  • Davis E, Williamson L, Mackinnon A, Cook K, Waters E, Herrman H, Sims M, Mihalopoulos C, Harrison L & Marshall B. Building the capacity of family day care educators to promote children’s social and emotional wellbeing: an exploratory cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2011; 11: 842.
  • Denney-Wilson E, Campbell K, Hesketh K & de Silva - Sanigorski A. 2011. Funding for child obesity prevention in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2011; 35(1): 85-86.
  • Denney-Wilson, Campbell, Hesketh, de Silva-Sanigorski A. Funding for child obesity prevention in Australia; Response (to Commentary). Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2011, 35(1):85-6.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski A, Breheny T, Jones L, Lacy K, Kremer P, Carpenter L, Bolton K, Prosser L, Gibbs L, Waters E & Swinburn B. Government food service policies and guidelines do not create healthy school canteens. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2011; 35(2): 117-121.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski A, Elea D, Bell C, Kremer P, Carpenter L, Nichols M, Smith M, Sharp S, Boak R & Swinburn B. Obesity prevention in the family day care setting: impact of the Romp & Chomp intervention on opportunities for children’s physical activity and healthy eating. Child: Care, Health and Development. 2011; 37(3): 385-393.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski A, Waters E, Calache H, Smith M, Gold L, Gussy M, Scott A & Virgo-Milton M. Splash!: a prospective birth cohort study of the impact of environmental, social and family-level influences on child oral health and obesity related risk factors and outcomes. BMC Public Health. 2011; 11: 505.
  • Francis D, Baker P, Doyle J, Hall B & Waters E. Cochrane update. Reviewing interventions delivered to whole communities: learnings and recommendations for application to policy, practice and evidence development. Journal of Public Health. 2011; 33(2): 322-325.
  • Gibbs L, Waters E, St Leger L, Green J, Gold L & Swinburn B. A settings-based theoretical framework for obesity prevention community interventions and research. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2011; 35(2): 104-106.
  • Jacka FN, Kremer P, Berk M, de Silva-Sanigorski AM, Moodie M, Leslie E, Pasco JA & Swinburn B. A prospective study of diet quality and mental health in adolescents. PLoS One. 2001; 6(9).
  • Kothari A & Armstrong R. Community-based knowledge translation: unexplored opportunities. Implementation Science. 2011; 6:59.
  • Langford R, Campbell R, Magnus D, Bonell CP, Murphy SM, Waters E, Komro KA, Gibbs L. The WHO Health Promoting School framework for improving the health and well-being of students and staff (Protocol). The Cochrane Library. 2011; issue 7.
  • Millar L, Kremer P, de Silva-Sanigorski AM, McCabe M, Mavoa H, Moodie M, Utter J, Bell C, Malakellis M, Mathews L, Roberts G, Robertson N & Swinburn B.  Reduction in overweight and obesity from a 3 year community-based intervention in Australia: The “It’s Your Move!” project. Obesity Reviews. 2011; 12 Suppl 2: 20-8.
  • Nansen B, Arnold MV, Gibbs MR & Davis HJ. Dwelling with media stuff: Latencies and logics of materiality in four Australian homes. Environment and Planning D - Society & Space. 2011; 29(4): 693-715.
  • Neumann AS, Lee KJ, Gussy MG, Waters EW, Carlin JB, Riggs EMR & Kilpatrick NM. Impact of an oral health intervention on pre-school children <3 years of age in a rural setting in Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2011; 47(6): 367-372.
  • Nichols MS, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Cleary JE, Goldfeld SR, Colahan A & Swinburn BA. Decreasing trends in overweight and obesity among an Australian population of preschool children. International Journal of Obesity. 2011; 35(7): 916-924.
  • Pettman T, Hall BJ, Waters E, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Armstrong R & Doyle J. Cochrane update. Communicating with decision-makers through evidence reviews. Journal of Public Health. 2011; 33(4):   630-633.
  • Stagnitti K, Malakellis M, Kershaw B, Hoare M, Kenna R & de Silva-Sanigorski A. Evaluating the feasibility, effectiveness and acceptability of an active play intervention for disadvantaged preschool children: A pilot study. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. 2011; 36(3): 66-72.
  • Waters E, de Silva-Sanigorski AM, Hall BJ, Brown T, Campbell KJ, Gao Y, Armstrong RL, Prosser LS & Summerbell CD. Interventions for preventing obesity in children (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2011; issue 12.
  • Waters E, Hall BJ, Armstrong RL, Doyle JL, Pettman T & de Silva-Sanigorski AM. Cochrane update. Essential components of public health evidence reviews: capturing intervention complexity, implementation, economics and equity. Journal of Public Health. 2011; 33(3): 462-465.
  • Waters EW, Armstrong RLA, Swinburn B, Moore L, Dobbins M, Anderson L, Petticrew M, Clark RC, Conning RJC, Moodie M & Carter R. An exploratory cluster randomised controlled trial of knowledge translation strategies to support evidence-informed decision-making in local governments (The KT4LG study). BMC Public Health. 2011; 11: 34.
  • Wilken R, Nansen B & Arnold MV. The Cultural Economy of Tivo in Australia. Telecommunications Journal of Australia. 2011; 61(4): 61.01-61.14.
  • Wilken R, Arnold MV & Nansen B. Broadband in the home pilot study: suburban Hobart. Telecommunications Journal of Australia. 2011; 61(1): 5.01-5.16.
  • Williams JW, Canterford L, Hesketh KD, Hardy P, Waters EW, Patton GCP & Wake MAW. Changes in body mass index and health related quality of life from childhood to adolescence. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 2011; 6(2-2): e442-e448.
  • Williamson LM, Davis EC, Priest NC & Harrison L. Australian family day care educators: A snapshot of their qualifications, training and perceived support. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. 2011; 36 (4): 63-68.
  • Wong P, Satur JG & Leong P. Cleft lip and cleft palate - literature review. ADOHTA Journal. 2011; 7(2): 4-11

Books and Book Chapters

  • Waters E, Shelly A, Davis E. Condition-specific instruments to measure the Quality of Life (QOL) of Children and Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy (CP). In Jenkinson, Peters & Bromberg (eds): Quality of Life Measurement in Neurodegenerative & Related Conditions. 2011; Cambridge University Press. New York.
  • Davis H, Francis PS, Nansen B & Vetere F. Family Worlds: Technological Engagement for Families Negotiating Urban Traffic.  From Social Butterfly to Engaged Citizen: Urban Informatics, Social Media, Ubiquitous Computing, and Mobile Technology to Support Citizen Engagement. 2011; Cambridge, United States: MIT Press.
  • Nansen B, Pearce JM & Smith MW. Gardening Online: A Tale of Suburban Informatics.  From Social Butterfly to Engaged Citizen. 2011; Cambridge, United States: MIT Press.
  • Waters E, Armstrong RL, Doyle JL, Pettman T, Hall BJ, Priest NC & de Silva-Sanigorski AM. Evidence in Public Health. In Keleher H & Macdougall C (eds), Understanding Health 2nd edition. 2011; Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Australia.
  • Waters, Armstrong, Doyle, Pettman, Hall, Priest, de Silva-Sanigorski. Searching for and using evidence. . In Keleher H & Macdougall C (eds), Understanding Health 2nd edition. 2011; Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Australia.

Reports

  • Block K, Gibbs L, Lusher D, Riggs E, Warr D. Ucan2 Evaluation Final Supplementary Report: McCaughey Centre, University of Melbourne. December 2011.
  • Cross S, Block K, Riggs E, Gibbs L. School Support Program Evaluation Final Report: McCaughey Centre, University of Melbourne. November 2011.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski, Bolton, Kremer, Waters, Gibbs, Swinburn.  Summary evaluation report for the Health Promoting Communities: Being Active and Eating Well initiative. 2011.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski A, Bolton K, Kremer P, Waters E, Gibbs L, Swinburn B. Evaluation of the Health Promoting Communities: Being Active and Eating Well (HPC:BAEW) Initiative, Final Report and Recommendations to Department of Health (Victoria). March 2011.

2010 Publications

Journal Publications

  • Baker P, Francis D, Hall B, Doyle J & Armstrong RL. Managing the production of a Cochrane systematic review. Journal of Public Health. 2010; 32(3): 448-450.
  • Burns C, Kristjansson B, Harris G, Armstrong R, Cummins S, Black A, Lawrence M. Community level interventions to improve food security in developed countries (Protocol). The Cochrane Library 2010; (12).
  • Davis E, Priest N, Davies B, Sims M, Harrison L, Herrman H, Waters E, Strazdins L, Marshall B & Cook K. Promoting children’s social and emotional wellbeing in childcare centres within low socioeconomic areas: Strategies, facilitators and challenges. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. 2010; 35(3): 77-82.
  • Davis E, Sawyer M, Lo SK, Priest N & Wake M. Socioeconomic Risk Factors for Mental Health Problems in 4-5-Year-Old Children: Austalian Population Study. Academic Pediatrics. 2010; 10(1): 41-47.
  • Davis E, Shelly A, Waters E, Boyd R, Cook K & Davern M. The impact of caring for a child with cerebral palsy: quality of life for mothers and fathers. Child: Care, Health and Development. 2010; 36(1): 63-73.
  • Davis E, Shelly A, Waters E, Davern M. Measuring the quality of life of children with cerebral palsy: comparing the conceptual differences and psychometric properties of three instruments. Dev Med Child Neurol; 2010; 52(2): 174-80
  • de Groot FP, Robertson NM, Swinburn B, de Silva-Sanigorski A.  Increasing community capacity to prevent childhood obesity: challenges, lessons learned and results from the Romp & Chomp intervention.  BMC Public Health. 2010, 10: 522.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski A, Bolton K, Haby M, Kremer P, Gibbs L, Waters E & Swinburn B. Scaling up community-based obesity prevention in Australia: Background and evaluation design of the Health Promoting Communities: Being Active Eating Well initiative. BMC Public Health. 201; 10: 65.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski A, Calache H, Gussy M, Dashper S, Gibson J & Waters E. The VicGeneration study - a birth cohort to examine the environmental, behavioural and biological predictors of early childhood caries: background, aims and methods. BMC Public Health. 2010; 10(97).
  • de Silva-Sanigorski A, Prosser L, Carpenter L, Honisett S, Gibbs L, Moodie M, Sheppard L, Swinburn B & Waters E. 2010. Evaluation of the childhood obesity prevention program Kids - ‘Go for your life’. BMC Public Health. 2010; 10: 288.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski A, Bell AC , Kremmer P, Nichols M, Crellin M, Smith M, Sharp S, De Groot F, Carpenter L, Boak R, Robertson N & Swinburn B. Reducing obesity in early childhood: Results from Romp & Chomp, an Australian community-wide intervention program. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2010; 91: 831-840.
  • Doyle J, Waters E, Noonan E, Royle N, Kowalski K, Gill C, Wilson DB. Working with The Campbell Collaboration to produce reviews of relevance to public health across the education, justice and social welfare sectors. J Public Health. 2010; 32(1): 138-40.
  • Hall B, Armstrong R, Francis DP, Doyle J & Baker P. Enhancing capacity for ‘systematic’ thinking in public health. Journal of Public Health. 2010; 32(4): 582-585.
  • Joyce KE, Hall BJ, Armstrong R, Doyle J & Bambra C. Snakes and ladders: challenges and highlights of the first review published with the Cochrane Public Health Review Group. Journal of Public Health. 2010; 32(2): 283-285.
  • Marks R, Gibbs L, Waters E. Jack Brockhoff Chair of Child Public Health: the outcome of a shared philosophy. Australian Philanthropy. 2010; 76. (Invited paper, non peer reviewed).
  • Mathers M, Canterford L, Olds T, Waters E & Wake M. Pet ownership and adolescent health: Cross-sectional population study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2010; 46(12): 729-735.
  • Mcdonald E, Priest N, Doyle J, Bailie R, Anderson I & Waters E. Issues and challenges for systematic reviews in indigenous health. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 2010; 64: 643-644.
  • Swinburne B & Sanigorski A. Where to From Here for Prevention Childhood Obesity: An International Perspective. Obesity. 2010; 18, Supplement 1: S4-S7.
  • Tugwell P, Petticrew M, Kristjansson E, Welch V, Ueffing E, Waters E, Bonnefoy J, Morgan A, Doohan E & Kelly MP. Assessing equity in systematic reviews: realising the recommendations of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health. British Medical Journal. 2010; 341.
  • Wake M, Canterford L, Patton G, Hasketh K, Hardy P, Williams J, Waters E & Carlin J. Comorbidities of overweight/obesity experienced in adolescence: longitudinal study. Archives of Disease in Childhood: Education and Practice Edition. 2010; 95(3): 162-168.
  • Willenberg L, Ashbolt RH, Holland D, Gibbs L, Macdougall C, Garrard J, Green J & Waters E. Increasing school playground physical activity: A mixed methods study combining environmental measures and children’s perspectives. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2010; 13: 210-216.

Books & Book Chapters

  • Waters E., Swinburn B., Uuay R., Seidell J.(Eds) 2010. Preventing childhood obesity: evidence, policy and practice. Wiley Blackwell. Preventing Childhood Obesity: Evidence Policy and Practice. ISBN: 978-1-4051-5889-3 Buy book here
  • Armstrong R, Prosser L, Dobbins M & Waters E. Knowledge translation and exchange for obesity prevention. In Waters E., Swinburn B., Uuay R., Seidell J.(Eds) Preventing childhood obesity: evidence, policy and practice. 2010; Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, UK.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski A, Corvalan C & Uauy R. Obesity Prevention and control in early childhood and the practicalities of working in early childhood settings. In Waters E., Swinburn B., Uuay R., Seidell J.(Eds) Preventing childhood obesity: evidence, policy and practice. 2010; Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, UK.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski A, Corvalan C & Uauy R. Obesity in early childhood and working in pre-school settings In Waters E., Swinburn B., Uuay R., Seidell J.(Eds) Preventing childhood obesity: evidence, policy and practice. 2010; Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, UK.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski & Economos C. Evidence of multi-setting approaches for obesity prevention: translation to best practice for future interventions. In Waters E., Swinburn B., Uuay R., Seidell J.(Eds) Preventing childhood obesity: evidence, policy and practice. 2010; Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, UK.
  • Gibbs L, Abebe M, Riggs E. Working with minority groups in developed countries. In Waters E., Swinburn B., Uuay R., Seidell J.(Eds) Preventing childhood obesity: evidence, policy and practice. 2010; Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, UK.
  • Moore L & Gibbs L. Considerations in the design of community-based program evaluations: purpose, resources, complexity, stage. In Waters E., Swinburn B., Uuay R., Seidell J.(Eds) Preventing childhood obesity: evidence, policy and practice. 2010; Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, UK.
  • Mo-Suwan L & de Silva-Sanigorski A. Obesity prevention in early childhood In Waters E., Swinburn B., Uuay R., Seidell J.(Eds) Preventing childhood obesity: evidence, policy and practice. 2010; Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, UK.
  • Priest N, Swinburn B & Waters E. A human rights approach to childhood obesity prevention.  Mo-Suwan L & de Silva-Sanigorski A. Obesity prevention in early childhood In Waters E., Swinburn B., Uuay R., Seidell J.(Eds) Preventing childhood obesity: evidence, policy and practice. 2010; Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, UK.
  • Prosser L, Visscher T, Doak C & Moreno L. Obesity prevention in secondary schools. Mo-Suwan L & de Silva-Sanigorski A. Obesity prevention in early childhood In Waters E, Swinburn B, Uuay R, Seidell J.(Eds) Preventing childhood obesity: evidence, policy and practice. 2010; Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, UK.

Reports

  • Block K, Riggs E, Gibbs L, Warr D. Ucan2 Evaluation Final Report November 2010.
  • Block K, Riggs E, Gibbs L, Warr D. Ucan2 Evaluation Progress Report March 2010.
  • Gibbs L, Chakraborty K, Nansen B, MacDougall C, Vetere F, Van Vugt J. Screen Stories and Community Connections Final Report to VicHealth. Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, McCaughey VicHealth Centre for Promotion of Mental Health and Community Wellbeing, The University of Melbourne. Sept 2010
  • Gibbs L, Waters E, Ashbolt R et al fun ‘n healthy in Moreland! Final Report to Dept of Human Services. 2010.
  • Gibbs L, MacDougall C, Clark R, Kulkens M. Country Fire Authority Post-fire Qualitative Research– A final report on the analysis of Community Fireguard Group members’ experiences of the 2009 Victorian bushfires. McCaughey Centre. April 2010.
  • Kremer P, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Leslie E, Lacy K, Jones L. Analysis of critical features for establishing a monitoring system for childhood obesity: Monitoring system design. Geelong: Deakin University. 2010.
  • Kremer P, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Leslie E, Lacy K, Jones L. Analysis of critical features for establishing a monitoring system for childhood obesity: Ethics assessment. Geelong: Deakin University, 2010.
  • Kremer P, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Leslie E, Lacy K, Jones L. Analysis of critical features for establishing a monitoring system for childhood obesity: Feedback systems. Geelong: Deakin University, 2010.
  • Waters E, Riggs E, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Gussy M.  Making a difference to rural children’s oral health. The Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne. 2010.

2009 Publications

Journal Publications

  • Armstrong R, Doyle J, Saith R & Anderson L. Enhancing methodological developments for Cochrane Public Health Reviews: the role of exemplar reviews. Journal of Public Health. 2009; 31(4): 593-595.
  • Armstrong R, Doyle J & Waters E. Cochrane Public Health Review Group update: incorporating research generated outside of the health sector. Journal of Public Health. 2009; 31(1): 187-189.
  • Bennet CA, de Silva-Sanigorski AM, Nichols MS, Bell AC, Swinburn BA. Comparison of a short eating and physical activity questionnaire with 24hr-recall. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2009; 6: 71.
  • Block K. Deep structure and controversy: Re-reading the fluoridation debate. Health Sociology Review. 2009; 18(3): 246-259.
  • Cook K, Davis E, Smyth P & Mckenzie H. The Quality of Life of Single Mothers Making the Transition from Welfare to Work. Women and Health. 2009; 49(6): 475-490.
  • Davis E, Davies B, Wolfe R, Raadsveld R, Heine B, Thomason P, Dobson F, Graham K. A randomized controlled trial of the impact of therapeutic horse riding on the quality of life, health, and function of children with cerebral palsy. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 2009; 51: 111-119.
  • Davis E, Shelly A, Waters E, Mackinnon A, Reddihough D, Boyd R & Graham H. 2009. Quality of life of adolescents with cerebral palsy: perspectives of adolescents and parents. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2009; 51(3): 193-199.
  • Gibbs L, Waters E, Robinson J, Young S & Hutchinson A. Assessing the feasibility of distributing child poison safety messages through three existing parent information pathways. Injury Prevention. 2009; 15(6): 418-420.
  • Kilpatrick N, Riggs E, Waters E & Gussy M.  A controlled multi-faceted community intervention trial to improve the oral health of preschool aged children living in rural Victoria. Australian Dental Journal. 2009; 54(4): S30-S31.
  • Nansen B. “I Go Chop Your Dollar.” The Art and Antagonisms of Nigerian 419 Emails. Chicago Art Journal. 2009; 19: 26-37.
  • Olds T, Wake M, Patton G, Ridley K, Waters E, Williams J & Hesketh K. How Do School-Day Activity Patterns Differ with Age and Gender across Adolescence? Journal of Adolescent Health. 2009; 44 (1):   64-72.
  • Petticrew M, Tugwell P, Welch V, Ueffing E, Kristjansson E, Armstrong R, Doyle J & Waters E. Better evidence about wicked issues in tackling health inequities. Journal of Public Health Medicine. 2009; 31(3): 453-456.
  • Priest N, Mackean T, Waters E, Davis E & Riggs E. Indigenous child health research: A critical analysis of Australian studies. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2009; 33(1): 55-63.
  • Priest N, Waters E, Norman C & Best A. Two commentaries on ‘Family-based programmes for preventing smoking by children and adolescents’. Evidence-Based Child Health: a Cochrane review journal. 2009; 4:   888-892.
  • Priest N, Waters E, Valentine N, Armstrong R, Friel S, Prasad A & Solar O. Engaging policy makers in action on socially determined health inequities: developing evidence-informed cameos. Evidence and Policy: a journal of research, debate and practice. 2009; 5(1): 53-70.
  • Renzaho A, Oldroyd J, Burns C, Waters E, Riggs E, Renzaho C. Over and undernutrition in the children of Australian immigrants: Assessing the influence of birthplace of primary carer and English language use at home on the nutritional status of 4-5-year-olds. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 2009; 4(2):  73-80.
  • Riethmuller A, Mckeen K, Okely A, Bell C & Sanigorski A. Developing an active play resource for a range of Australian early childhood settings: Formative findings and recommendations. Australian Journal of Early Childhood. 2009; 34(1): 43-52.
  • Waters E. Building an evidence base to meet the needs of those tackling obesity prevention. Journal of Public Health. 2009; 31(2): 300-302.
  • Waters E. Evidence for public health decision-making: towards reliable synthesis. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2009; 87(3): 164-164.
  • Waters E, Davis E, Ronen GM, Rosenbaum P, Livingston B & Saigal S. Quality of life instruments for children and adolescents with neurodisabilities: how to choose the appropriate instrument. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2009; 51(8): 660-669.
  • Willis K, Green J, Daly L, Williamson L & Bandyopadhyay M. Perils and possiblilities: Achieving the best evidence from focus groups in public health research. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2009; 33(2): 131-136.

Reports

  • Block K, Gibbs L, Johnson B, Staiger P, Townsend M, Macfarlane S, Gold L Evaluation of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program. Final Report to: The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation. McCaughey Centre Sep 2009.
  • Block K, Riggs E, Gibbs L, Warr D. Ucan2 Evaluation Progress Report August 2009.
  • Clark R, Conning R, Waters E, Armstrong R & Petrie R.  Evidence summary: Remote and rural issues in the prevention of obesity for pre-adolescents and adolescents. Report No . Geelong, Australia: Deakin University. 2009.
  • Clark R, Waters E, Armstrong R, Conning R & Petrie R.  Evidence summary: Achieving equity in community-based obesity prevention interventions for children and adolescents. Report No . Geelong, Australia: Deakin University. 2009.
  • Clark R, Waters E, Conning R, Armstrong R & Petrie R. Evidence summary: Considerations regarding harm minimisation for obesity prevention policies and programs for pre-adolescents and adolescents. Report No . Geelong, Australia: Deakin University. 2009.
  • De Groot F, de Silva-Sanigorski AM, Robertson N, Parker S . Romp & Chomp process report for objective 1: To increase the capacity of relevant Geelong organisations to promote healthy eating and physical activity: Implementation strategies, process evaluation, lessons learned and recommendations for future practice. 2009.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski AM, Frawley F, Sacks T, Brennan M.  Romp & Chomp process report for objective 6: To significantly increase home & family-based active play & decrease TV viewing time. Implementation strategies and recommendations for future practice. 2009.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski, A. M., Malakellis, M., Azadi, L. Kremer, P. and Swinburn, B. A. Nutrition and physical activity in children and adolescents : report 3 : dietary patterns : Department of Human Services (Victoria), Departmant of Human Services Victoria, Melbourne, Vic. 2009.
  • de Silva-Sanigorski A, Robertson N, Nichols M.  Romp & Chomp process report for objective 3: To evaluate the process, impact and outcomes of the project. Implementation strategies, process evaluation, lessons learned and recommendations for future practice. 2009.
  • Gibbs L, MacDougall C, Kulkens M, Clark R. CFA Post-Fire Qualitative Research: A descriptive analysis of Community Fireguard Group members’ experiences of the 2009 Victorian bushfires. Preliminary Report August 2009.
  • Mathews, L., Simmons, A., de Silva-Sanigorski, A., Bell, A. C, De Courten, M.Kremer, P., Malakellis, M. and Swinburn, B.  It’s your move : implementation report 5 - evaluation, Deakin University, Geelong, Vic. 2009.
  • Parker S, De Groot F, Robertson N, de Silva-Sanigorski AM (2009) Romp & Chomp process report for objective 2: To increase the awareness of the project’s key messages in homes and early childhood settings.  Implementation strategies, process evaluation, lessons learned and recommendations for future practice.
  • Parker S, Robertson N, de Silva-Sanigorski A. Romp & Chomp process report for objective 4: Reducing sweet drinks and increasing water consumption in young children.  Implementation strategies, process evaluation, lessons learned and recommendations for future practice. 2009.
  • Parker S, Robertson N, de Silva-Sanigorski A.  Romp & Chomp process report for objective 5: To significantly decrease energy dense snacks and increase consumption of fruit and vegetables. Implementation strategies, process evaluation, lessons learned and recommendations for future practice. 2009.
  • Simmons A, Bell AC, Swinburn B, Mathews L, de Silva-Sanigorski A, De Courten M, Kremer P and Malakellis M. It’s your move : implementation reports, Deakin University, Geelong, Vic. 2009.
  • Robertson N, Parker S, de Silva-de Silva-Sanigorski AM.  Romp & Chomp process report for objective 7: Increasing structured active play in kindergartens and early childcare settings.  Implementation strategies, process evaluation, lessons learned and recommendations for future practice. 2009.
  • Simmons, A., de Silva-Sanigorski, A. M., Cuttler, R, Brennan, M, Kremer, P, Mathews, L and Swinburn, B. A. Nutrition and physical activity in children and adolescents : report 6 : lessons learned from Colac’s be active eat well project (2002-6). 2009.

2008 Publications

Journal Publications

  • Armstrong R, Clark R, Murphy S & Waters E. Strategies to support knowledge translation and exchange. Australasian Epidemiologist. 2008; 15(3): 24-27. ¿
  • Armstrong R, Waters E, Moore L, Riggs E, Cuervo L, Lumbiganon P & Hawe P. Improving the Reporting of Public Health: Intervention Research TREND and CONSORT. Journal of Public Health. 2008; 30(1): 103-109.
  • Bell AC, Simmons A, Sanigorski A, Kremer & Swinburn. Preventing childhood obesity: the sentinel site for obesity prevention in Victoria, Australia. Health Promotion International. 2008; 23(4): 328-336. ¿
  • Boyd M, Ducharme F, Gibson PG, Haby M, Lasserson TJ, Robertson C, Waters E, McKean MC. Interventions for educating children who have attended the emergency room for asthma. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008 (4). ¿
  • Cook K, Davis E & Davies B. Discrepancy between expected and actual child support payments: predicting the health and health-related quality of life of children living in low-income, single parent families. Child: Care, Health and Development. 2008; 34(2): 267-275. ¿
  • Daly J, Bandyopadhyay M, Riggs E & Williamson L. Ethical Review and the Assessment of Research Proposals Using Qualitative Research Methods. Monash Bioethics Review. 2008; 27(2): 1-11. ¿
  • Davies B, Davis E, Cook K & Waters E. Getting the complete picture: Combining parental and child data to identify the barriers to social inclusion for children living in low socioeconomic areas. Child: Care, Health and Development, 2008: 34(2): 214-222.¿
  • Davis E, Davies B, Cook K, Waters E, Gibbs L & Priest N. A cross cultural examination of barriers to social inclusion for children: A qualitative study using child centred methods. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 2008; 10(1): 41-51. ¿
  • Davis E, Davies B, Waters E & Priest N. The relationship between proxy reported health-related quality of life and parental distress: gender differences. Child: Care, Health and Development. 2008; 34(6): 830-837. ¿
  • Davis E, Waters E, Mackinnon A, Reddihough DSR, Boyd RNB & Graham HKG. Quality of life of children with CP: condition specific instrument and proxy reports. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2008; 50(3): 167-167. ¿
  • Doyle J, Armstrong R & Waters E. Issues raised in systematic reviews of complex multisectoral and community-based interventions. Journal of Public Health. 2008; 30: 213-215. ¿
  • Doyle J, Armstrong R & Waters E. Key issues in cochrane systematic reviews: cultural and economic considerations. Journal of Public Health. 2008; 30(3): 342-344. ¿
  • Gibbs L. Men and chronic arthritis: Does age make men more likely to use self-management services? Generations. 2008; 1(32): 78-81. ¿
  • Gibbs LF, Gold L, Kulkens M, Riggs EM, Van Gemert C & Waters E. Are the Potential Benefits of a Community-Based Participatory Approach to Public Health Research Worth the Potential Costs? Just Policy. 2008; 47: 54-59. ¿
  • Gibbs L, O’Connor T, Waters E, Booth M, Walsh O, Green J, Bartlett J & Swinburn B. Addressing the potential adverse effects of school-based BMI assessments on children’s wellbeing. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 2008; 3(1): 52-57.
  • Gussy MG, Gold L, Riggs E, Waters EB, Kilpatrick NM. Community water fluoridation: is it still worthwhile? Just Policy. 2008; 47: 14-21.¿
  • Gussy M, Waters E, Riggs E & Kilpatrick N. Mother’s perceptions of mainstream dental health messages for their children: a qualitative study. ADOHTA Journal, 2008.¿
  • Gussy MG, Waters EB, Riggs E, Lo, SK, Kilpatrick NM. Parental knowledge, beliefs and behaviours for infant oral health of infants residing in rural Victoria. Australian Dental Journal 2008; 53(1): 52–60. ¿
  • Hesketh K, Graham M & Waters E. Children’s After-School Activity: Associations With Weight Status and Family Circumstance. Pediatric Exercise Science. 2008; 20(1): 84-94.
  • Ingelby R, Prosser L & Waters E. UNCROC and the prevention of childhood obesity: The right not to have food advertisements on television. Journal of Law and Medicine. 2008; 16(1): 49-56. ¿
  • Morgan H, Turley R, Kavanagh J, Armstrong R & Weightman A. Developing a specialized register for the Public Health Review Group. Journal of Public Health. 2008; 30(4):508-509. ¿
  • Naccarella L, Southern D, Furler J, Scott A, Prosser L, Young D, Swerrison H, Waters E. Primary care funding and organisational policy options and implications: a narrative review of evidence from five comparator countries. Medical Journal Australia. 2008; 188 (8 Suppl): S73-S76.¿
  • Oldroyd J, Burns C, Lucas P, Haikerwal A & Waters E. The effectiveness of nutrition interventions on dietary outcomes by relative social disadvantage: a systematic review. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 2008; 62(7): 573-579. ¿
  • Priest N, Armstrong R, Doyle J & Waters E. Policy interventions implemented through sporting organisations for promoting healthy behaviour change. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2008; (3).
  • Priest N, Roseby R, Waters E, Polnay A, Campbell R, Spencer N, Webster P & Ferguson-Thorne G. Family and carer smoking control programmes for reducing children’s exposure to environmental tobacco smoke . Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2008; (4).
  • Riggs E, Gussy M, Waters E, Davis E, Gold L, Gleeson E & Kilpatrick N. Understanding Country Kids: process and impact evaluation of a community-based child oral health promotion intervention in rural Victoria. The ADOHTA Journal. 2005 (May), 17-20.
  • Sanigorski A, Bell AC, Kremer P, Cuttler R & Swinburn B. Reducing unhealthy weight gain in children through community capacity-building: results of a quasi-experimental intervention program, Be Active Eat Well. International Journal of Obesity. 2008; 32(7): 1060-1067. ¿
  • Shelly A, Davis E, Waters E, Mackinnon A, Reddihough DSR, Boyd RNB, Reid S & Graham HKG. The Relationship Between quality of Life and Functioning for Children with Cerebral Palsy. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2008; 50(3): 199-203. ¿
  • Wake M, Gold L, McCallum Z, Gerner B & Waters E. Economic Evaluation of a primary care trial to reduce weight gain in overweight/obese children: LEAP (Live, Eat and Play) study. Ambulatory Pediatrics. 2008; 8: 336–41.¿
  • Waters E, Ashbolt R, Gibbs L, Booth M, Magarey A, Gold L, Kai Lo S, Gibbons K, Green J, O’Connor T, Garrard J & Swinburn B. Double disadvantage: the influence of ethnicity over socioeconomic position on childhood overweight and obesity: findings from an inner urban population of primary school children. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 2008; (4): 196–204.¿
  • Waters E, Davis E, Nicolas C, Wake MAW & Lo SK. The impact of childhood conditions and concurrent morbidities on child health and well-being. Child: Care, Health and Development. 2008; 34(4): 418-429. ¿
  • Waters E, Petticrew M, Priest N, Weightman A, Harden A & Doyle J. Evidence synthesis, upstream determinants and health inequalities: the role of a proposed new Cochrane Public Health Review Group. European Journal of Public Health. 2008; 18(3): 221-223.

Books & Book Chapters

  • Armstrong R, Waters E, and Doyle J, Chapter 21: Reviews in health promotion and public health, in Cochrane handbook for systematic reviews of interventions, Higgins JPT and Green S, Editors. 2008; John Wiley and Sons: Chichester (UK).
  • Armstrong R, Waters E, Roberts H, Anderson L M, Oliver S and Petticrew M. Systematic Reviews in Public Health. In: Kris Heggenhougen and Stella Quah, editors International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Vol 6. 2008; San Diego: Academic Press.
  • Davis E, Waters E. Children with cerebral palsy, psychometric analysis and quality of life. In: Victor A Preedy, editor. Handbook of Disease Burdens and Quality of Life Measures. 2008; New York: Springer.
  • Davis E, Waters E, Shelly A, Gold L. Measuring the Quality of Life of Children and Adolescents. In: Kris Heggenhougen and Stella Quah, editors International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Vol 6. 2008; San Diego: Academic Press.
  • Gibbs L, Waters E, Renzaho A, Kulkens M. Moving towards increased cultural competency in public health research. In Researching with Communities, ed. A Williamson, R DeSouza. 2008; Wairua Consulting, New Zealand.
  • Waters E, Gibbs L, Renzaho A, Riggs E, Kulkens M & Priest N. Increasing Cultural Competence in Public Health and Health Promotion In: Kris Heggenhougen and Stella Quah, editors International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Vol 6. 2008; San Diego: Academic Press.

Reports

  • Kremer, P, Sanigorski A., & Swinburn, B.A. Nutrition and Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents. Barwon-South Western Region. Sentinel Site Series. Report 4: Physical Activity Patterns: Department of Human Services (Victoria). 2008.
  • Mathews L, Malakellis M, Kremer P, Sanigorski AM, Swinburn BA. Nutrition and Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents. Barwon-South Western Region. Sentinel Site Series. Report 5: Obesogenic Environments: Department of Human Services, Victoria. 2008.
  • Mathews L, Simmons A, Kremer P, Sanigorski A, Nichols M, Moodie M, & Swinburn BA. Nutrition and Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents. Barwon-South Western Region. Sentinel Site Series. Report 1: Methods and Tools: Department of Human Services, Victoria. 2008.
  • Sanigorski A. Nutrition and Physical Activity in Young people aged 12-24: Current evidence and policy recommendations. Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. 2008.
  • Sanigorski A, Carpenter L, Nichols M, Swinburn B. Nutrition and Physical activity environments in Early Childhood Settings: Family Day Care in Kids-Go For Your Life Areas. 2008.
  • Sanigorski A, Carpenter L, Nichols M, Swinburn A. Nutrition and Physical activity environments in Early Childhood Settings: Kindergartens in Kids-Go For Your Life Areas. 2008.
  • Sanigorski A, Carpenter L, Nichols M, Swinburn B. Nutrition and Physical activity environments in Early Childhood Settings: Long Day Care in Kids-Go For Your Life Areas. 2008.
  • Sanigorski AM, Malakellis M, Kremer P, & Swinburn BA. Nutrition and Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents. Barwon-South Western Region. Sentinel Site Series. Report 2: Anthropometry: Department of Human Services (Victoria). 2008.
  • Sanigorski AM, Malakellis M, Azadi, L, Kremer, P, & Swinburn, B.A. Nutrition and Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents. Barwon-South Western Region. Sentinel Site Series. Report 3: Dietary Patterns: Department of Human Services (Victoria). 2008.
  • Simmons A, Cuttler R, Brennan M, Sanigorski AM, Kremer P, Mathews L & Swinburn, B.A Nutrition and Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents. Barwon-South Western Region. Sentinel Site Series. Report 6: Lessons learned from Colac’s Be Active Eat Well project (2002-6): Department of Human Services (Victoria). 2008.