• Lal A, Mantilla-Herrera AM, Veerman L, Backholer K, Sacks G, Moodie M, Siahpush M, Carter R, Peeters A. Modelled health benefits of a sugar sweetened beverage tax across different socioeconomic groups in Australia: a cost-effectiveness and equity analysis. PLOS Medicine. Accepted May 2017.
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    • Hoare E Milton K Foster C Allender S. Depression, psychological distress and Internet use among community-based Australian adolescents: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health.
    • Allender S, Millar L, Hovmand P, Bell C, Moodie M, Carter R, Swinburn B, Strugnell C, Lowe J, de la Haye K, Orellana L, Morgan S. Whole of Systems Trial of Prevention Strategies for Childhood Obesity: WHO STOPS Childhood Obesity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2016; 13 (11), 1143
    • Vujcich D, Rayner M, Allender S, Fitzpatrick R. When There is Not Enough Evidence and When Evidence is Not Enough:  An Australian Indigenous Smoking Policy Study. Frontiers in Public Health 2016: 4.
    • McGlashan J, Johnstone M, Creighton D, de la Haye K, Allender S. Quantifying a Systems Map: Network Analysis of a Childhood Obesity Causal Loop Diagram. PloS one 11 (10), e0165459
    • Crooks N, Strugnell C, Bell C, Allender S. A sustainable, low-cost and high participatory childhood obesity monitoring system within regional Victoria, Australia. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. Accepted September 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/HE1602
    • Hoare E, Milton K, Foster C, Allender S. The associations between sedentary behaviour and mental health problems among adolescents: a systematic review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2016. 13(1): 108
    • Alston L, Allender S, Peterson K, ; Jacobs J, Nichols M. A systematic review of published interventions for primary and secondary prevention of ischaemic heart disease (IHD) in rural populations of Australia. 2016. BMC public health 16 (1), 895
    • Hayward J, Jacka F, Skouteris H, Millar L, Strugnell C, Swinburn B, Allender S. Lifestyle factors and adolescent depressive symptomology: Associations and effect sizes of diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviour. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2016 Nov;50(11):1064-1073.
    • Sinclair R, Millar L, Allender S, Snowdon W, Waqa, Jacka F, Moodie M, Petersen S, Swinburn B. The Cross-Sectional Association between Diet Quality and Depressive Symptomology amongst Fijian Adolescents. PLoS One 2016; 11 (8), e0161709
    • KL Peterson, JP Jacobs, S Allender, LV Alston, M Nichols. Characterising the extent of misreporting of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes using the Australian Health Survey. BMC public health. 2016. 16 (1), 695
    • Orellana L, Strugnell C, Hayward J, Millar L, Swinburn B, Allender S. Worlds apart: active (opt-in) consent underestimates the prevalence of obesity in a school-based survey. Evidence from the healthy together Victoria and childhood obesity (HPTVCO) study. Obesity reviews. 2016; 17, 121-122
    • Strugnell C, Turner K, Hayward J, Foster C, Millar L, Allender S. Composition of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour participation across the school-day among disadvantaged Victorian primary school children and influence of gender and weight status. BMJ open. 2016.  6 (9), e011478
    • Pettman TL, Armstrong R, Allender S, Love P, Gill T, Coveney J, Boylan S, Booth S, Nolton K, Swinburn B. Evaluation of a knowledge translation and exchange platform to advance non-communicable disease prevention. Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice. 2016; 12 (1), 109-126
    • Hoare E, Millar L, Fuller-Tyszkiewicz M, Skouteris H, Nichols M, Malakellis M, Swinburn B, Allender S. Depressive symptomatology, weight status and obesogenic risk among Australian adolescents: a prospective cohort study. BMJ open. 2016 (6); 3.
    • Grundy J, Hoban E, Allender S. Turning Points in Political and Health Policy History: The Case of Cambodia 1975–2014. Health and History Vol. 18, No. 1, 2016
    • Mialon M, Swinburn B, Allender S, Sacks G. Maximising shareholder value: a public health perspective onto the corporate political activity of the food industry in Australia. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2017 doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12639
    • Alston L, Peterson K, Allender S, Nichols M. Rural inequalities in the Australian burden of ischaemic heart disease: a systematic review. Heart, Lung and Circulation. Heart Lung Circ. 2016 Aug 22. pii: S1443-9506(16)31530-X. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2016.06.1213.
    • Mialion M, Sacks G, Allender S, Swinburn B. Systematic examination of publicly-available information reveals the diverse and extensive corporate political activity of the food industry in Australia. BMC Public Health. 2016 (1); 1
    • Morrissey B, Malakellis M, Whelan J, Millar L, Swinburn B, Allender S, Strugnell C. Sleep duration and risk of obesity among a sample of Victorian school children. BMC Public Health. (PUBH-D-15-00108R2)
    • Strugnell C, Millar L, Churchill A, Jacka F, Bell C, Malakellis M, Swinburn B, Allender S. Healthy Together Victoria and Childhood Obesity- a methodology for measuring changes in childhood obesity in response to a community-based, whole of system cluster randomized control trial. Archives of Public Health. 2016. 74(1).
    • Bolton K, Jacka F, Allender S, et al., The association between diet quality and health-related quality of life in disadvantaged rural and urban Australian adolescents. Australian Journal of Rural Health. 2016
    • Hoare E, Fuller- Tyszkiewicz M, Skouteris H, et al. Systematic review of mental health and well-being outcomes following community-based obesity prevention interventions among adolescents. BMJ Open 2015;5:e006586. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014- 006586
    • Marks J, Barnett L, De La Haye K, Allender S. Friendship network characteristics are associated with physical activity and sedentary behaviour in early adolescence. PlosONE 2015 (15). -D-15-36667R1
    • Grundy J, Hoban E, Allender S. Turning Points in Political and Health Policy History:  The Case of Cambodia 1975 – 2014. Health and Political History.
    • Lacy K, Nichols M, de Silva A, S Allender, Leslie E, Swinburn B, Jones L, Kremer P. Critical design features for establishing a childhood obesity monitoring program in Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health. Aust J Prim Health. 2015; 21(4): 3i69-71. doi: 10.1071/PY15052.
    • Marks, J., Barnett, L. M., & Allender, S. (2015). Change of school in early adolescence and adverse obesity-related dietary behaviour: A longitudinal cohort study, Victoria, Australia, 2013–2014. Preventing Chronic Disease, 12. doi:10.5888/pcd12.150042
    • Allender S, Owen B, Kuhlberg J, Lowe J, Nagorka Smith P, Bell C, Whelan J. A community based systems diagram of obesity causes. PLoS One 2015. 10(7):e0129683 2015.
    • Marks J, Barnett LM, Strugnell C, Allender S. Changing from primary to secondary school highlights opportunities for school environment interventions aiming to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour: a longitudinal cohort study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 12(1):59-59 2015.
    • Luo W, Nguyen T, Nichols M, Tran T, Rana S, Gupta S, Phung D, Venkatesh S, Allender S. Is demography destiny? Application of machine learning techniques to accurately predict health outcomes from a minimal demographic dataset. PLoS One 10(5):e0125602 2015.
    • Pettman T, Bolton K, Love P, Waters E, Gill T, Whelan J, Boylan S, Armstrong R, Coveney J, Booth S, Swinburn B, Allender S. A snapshot of the scope of obesity prevention practice in Australia. Health Promotion International. 2015.
    • Pettman TL, Armstrong R, Waters E, Allender S, Love P, Gill T, Coveney J, Boylan S, Booth S, Bolton K, Swinburn B. Evaluation of a Knowledge Translation and Exchange platform to advance Non-communicable disease prevention. Evidence & Policy. April 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/204674315X14297901956276
    • Turner K, Foster C, Allender S, Plugge E. A systematic review of how researchers have characterized the school environment in determining its effect on student weight status. BMC Obesity2015.  2:13.
    • Grundy J, Hoban E, Allender S. The social and political construction of health-care systems – historical observations from selected countries in Asia. Health Systems advance online publication. Health Systems (2015) 4(2), 124–137. doi:10.1057/hs.2014.14
    • Wheaton N, Millar L, Allender S, Nichols M. The stability of weight status through the early to middle childhood years in Australia. BMJ Open  2015 Apr 28;5(4):e006963. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006963.
    • Ngyuen T, Tran T, Luo W, Gupta S, Rana S, Phung D, Nichols M, Millar L, Venkatesh S, Allender  S. Web search activity data accurately predicts population chronic disease risk in the United States. J Epidemiol Community Health 69(7):693-699 Jul 2015
    • van de Vijver S, Oti S, van Charante EM, Allender S, Foster C, Lange J, Oldenburg B, Kyobutungi C, Agyemang C. Cardiovascular Prevention Model from Kenyan Slums to Migrants in the Netherlands. Globalization and Health 11:11 2015
    • Whelan, J, Love, P, Romanus, A, Pettman, T, Bolton, K, Smith, E, Gill, T, Coveney, J, Waters, E, Allender, S. (2015) A map of community based obesity prevention initiatives in Australia following obesity funding 2009-2013. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 39(2):168-171 Apr 2015
    • Grundy J, Hoban E, Allender S. The social and political construction of health-care systems–historical observations from selected countries in Asia. Health Systems. 2015; (4); 2: 124-137.
    • Kathryn Backholer, Sanne A.E. Peters, Sophie H. Bots, Anna Peeters, Rachel R. Huxley, Mark Woodward. Sex differences in the relationship between socioeconomic status and cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis JECH, 2016 Dec 14. pii: jech-2016-207890. doi: 10.1136/jech-2016-207890.
    • Backholer K, Peeters A. The utility of the agency-structure framework to estimate the health equity impact of universal obesity prevention policies. Obes Rev. 2016 Oct 17
    • Tanamas SK, Wong E, Backholer K, Abdullah A, Wolfe R, Barendregt J, Peeters A. Age of onset of obesity and risk of type 2 diabetes. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2016 Oct 23
    • *Boelsen-Robinson T, Chung A, Khalil M, Wong E, Kurzeme A, Peeters A. Examining the nutritional quality of food and beverage consumed at Melbourne aquatic and recreation centres. ANZJPH, 2017 Jan 22. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12632
    • Winda Liviya NG, Christopher Stevenson, Evelyn Wong, Stephanie Tanamas, Tara Boelsen-Robinson, Jonathan Shaw, Matt Naughton, John Dixon, Anna Peeters. Does intentional weight-loss improve daytime sleepiness? — A systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews, 2017 Jan 24. doi: 10.1111/obr.12498
    • *Huse O, Blake M, Brooks R, Corben K, Peeters A. The effect on drink sales of removal of unhealthy drinks from display in a self-service café. Public Health Nutrition, 2016 Dec;19(17):3142-5
    • *Peeters A & Backholer K. How to influence the obesity landscape using health policies. International Journal of Obesity, 2017 Jan 27. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2017.24
    • Peeters A, Gearon E, Tanamas S, Al-Gindan Y, Lean M. Beyond BMI: How to Capture Influences from Body Composition in Health Surveys. Current Nutrition Reports, 5:286–294
    • Peeters A & Blake M Socioeconomic Inequalities in Diet Quality: From Identifying the Problem to Implementing Solutions. Current Nutrition Reports 5:150–159
    • Klodian Dhana1¶*, Jana Nano1¶, Symen Ligthart1, Anna Peeters2, Albert Hofman1,3, Wilma Nusselder4, Abbas Dehghan1, Oscar H Franco. Obesity and life expectancy with and without diabetes in adults aged 55 years and older in the Netherlands: a prospective cohort study, PLOS Medicine. 2016 Jul 19;13(7)
    • Dhana K, Berghout MA, Peeters A, Ikram MA, Tiemeier H, Hofman A, Nusselder W, Kavousi M, Franco OH. Obesity in older adults and life expectancy with and without cardiovascular disease. Int J Obes (Lond). 2016 Jun 14
    • Abdullah A, Amin FA, Hanum F, Stoelwinder J, Tanamas S, Wolf R, Wong E, Peeters A. Estimating the risk of type-2 diabetes using obese-years in a contemporary population of the Framingham Study, Global Health Action, Glob Health Action. 2016 Jun 30;9:30421
    • O Chimeddamba, E Gearon, C Stevenson, Winda Liviya NG, A Peeters. Trends in Adult Overweight and Obesity Prevalence in Mongolia, 2005-2013. Obesity, 2016 Oct;24(10):2194-201
    • Harding J, Shaw J, Peeters A, Magliano D. Age-specific trends from 2000-2011 in all-cause and cause-specific mortality in type 1 and type 2 diabetes: a cohort study of over one million people. Diabetes Care. 2016 Jun;39(6):1018-26
    • *K Backholer, C Keating, G Turrell, A Peeters. The impact of a tax on sugar sweetened beverages according to socioeconomic position: A systematic review of the evidence. Public Health Nutr. 2016 May 16:1-15
    • L Huo, E Wong, J Harding, J Shaw, D Magliano, A Peeters. Burden of diabetes in Australia: life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy in adults with diabetes, Diabetologia. 2016 Jul;59(7):1437-45
    • O Chimeddamba, D Ayton , N Bazarragchaa, B Dorjsuren, A Peeters and C Joyce. The adoption of roles by primary care providers during implementation of the new chronic disease guidelines in urban Mongolia: A qualitative study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2016 Apr 7;13(4):407
    • Stephanie K Tanamas, Viandini Permatahati, Winda L Ng, Kathryn Backholer, Rory Wolfe*, Jonathan E Shaw, Anna Peeters. Estimating the proportion of metabolic health outcomes attributable to obesity: A cross-sectional exploration of body mass index and waist circumference combination BMC Obesity BMC Obes. 2016 Jan 29;3:4
    • Danja Sarink, Lee Nedkoff, Tom Briffa, Jonathan E Shaw, Dianna J Magliano, Christopher Stevenson, Haider Mannan, Matthew Knuiman, Anna Peeters. Projected age- and sex-specific prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in Western Australian adults from 2005 to 2045. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2016 Jan;23(1):23-32
    • L Huo J Shaw, A Peeters, D Magliano. Life Expectancy of People with Type 1 Diabetes in 1997-2010: a National Registry-based Cohort Study Diabetologia, 2016 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Bihan H, Shaw J, Backholer K, Peeters A, Magliano D. Socioeconomic position and premature mortality in a cohort of Australian adults (the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) study). Am J Public Health, 2016 Mar;106(3):470-7
    • Stephanie Tanamas, Michael Lean, Emilie Combet, Antonis Vlassopoulos, Paul Zimmet, and Anna Peeters. Changing Guards: Time to move beyond single measures to assess body compositions of populations. QJM: An International Journal of Medicine, November 2015 pii: hcv201
    • SK Tanamas, WL Ng, K Backholer, A Hodge, PZ Zimmet, A Peeters. Quantifying the proportion of total and cardiovascular deaths due to body mass index- and waist circumference-defined obesity. Obesity, 2016 Feb 1. doi: 10.1002/oby.21386.
    • *A Chung, K Backholer, C Keating, E Wong, C Palermo, A Peeters. Trends in child and adolescent obesity prevalence in economically advanced countries according to socioeconomic position: a systematic review. Obesity Reviews, 2016 Mar;17(3):276-95
    • *K Backholer, E Spencer, DJ Magliano, J Shaw, S McNaughton, A Peeters. The association between socioeconomic position and diet quality in Australian adults. Public Health Nutr. 2016 Feb;19(3):477-85
    • E Wong, M Woodward, C Stevenson, K Backholer, D Sarink, A Peeters. Prevalence of disability in Australian elderly: Impact of trends in obesity and diabetes. Prev Med. 2016 Jan;82:105-10
    • *D Sarink, A Peeters, R Freak-Poli, A Beauchamp, J Martin, K Ball, J Woods, K Backholer. The effect of mandatory menu labelling according to socioeconomic position – a systematic review. Appetite. 2016 Apr 1;99:59-75
    • Stephanie Tanamas, Michael Lean, Emilie Combet, Antonis Vlassopoulos, Paul Zimmet, and Anna Peeters. Changing Guards: Time to move beyond single measures to assess body compositions of populations. QJM: An International Journal of Medicine, 2016 Jul;109(7):443-6
    • *A Peeters & K Backholer. Reducing socioeconomic inequalities in obesity: the role of population prevention. Invited commentary. Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. 3(11):838-40 2015
    • SK Tanamas, WL Ng, K Backholer, A Hodge, PZ Zimmet, A Peeters. Quantifying the proportion of total and cardiovascular deaths due to body mass index- and waist circumference-defined obesity. Obesity, 2016 Mar;24(3):735-42.
    • O Chiddemamba, A Peeters, D Ayton, E Tumenjargal, S Sodov, C Joyce. Implementation of the diabetes and hypertension guideline lifestyle recommendations in urban Mongolia: A qualitative study of primary care providers. Implementation Science, 10:112
    • Chimeddamba O, Peeters A, Walls HL, Joyce C. Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Control in Mongolia: A Policy Analysis. BMC Public Health, 15: 660
    • *N Au, D Johnston, A Peeters. Childhood obesity and cognitive achievement. Health Economics, 24(9):1082-100
    • *T Boelsen-Robinson, A Peeters, E Gearon, A Chung, A Beauchamp, K Backholer A systematic review of the effectiveness of whole-of-community interventions by socioeconomic position. Obesity Reviews, 16(9):806-16
    • W Ng, R Freak-Poli, A Peeters. The immediate and long-term changes in daytime sleepiness after participation in a workplace pedometer program. JOEM, 57(8):873-81
    • *E Gearon, K Backholer, DJ Magliano, C Stevenson, K Ball, C Keating, A Beauchamp, A Peeters. Trends in body mass index for Australian adults between 1980 and 2007 according to educational attainment. IJO, 39(6):1019-26
    • *T Boelsen-Robinson, K Backholer, A Peeters. Digital marketing of unhealthy foods to Australian children and adolescents. Health Promot Int. 2016 Sep;31(3):523-33
    • Keating C, Backholer K, Gearon E, Stevenson C, Swinburn B and Peeters A. Prevalence of Class-I, Class-II and Class-III Obesity in Australian Adults between 1995 and 2011-12. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice. 2015 9(6):553-62
    • *Kimberly Ashby-Mitchell, Anna Peeters, Kaarin J Anstey. Role of dietary pattern analysis in determining cognitive status in elderly Australian adults. Nutrients, 2015 7(2):1052-67
    • A Peeters, E Gearon, K Backholer, B Carstensen. Trends in the skewness of the body mass index distribution among urban Australian adults 1980-2007. Annals of Epidemiology, Jan;25(1):26-33
    • E Wong, C Stevenson, K Backholer, M Woodward, J Shaw, A Peeters. Predicting the risk of physical disability in old age using modifiable mid-life risk factors. JECH, 2015 Jan;69(1):70-6
    • S Tanamas, E Wong, K Backholer, A Abdullah, R Wolfe, J Barendregt, A Peeters. Duration of obesity and incident hypertension in adults from the Framingham Heart Study. J Hypertension, 33: 542-5
    • E Wong, SK Tanamas, R Wolfe, K Backholer, C Stevenson, R Wolfe, A Peeters. The role of obesity duration on the association between obesity and risk of physical disability. Obesity, 23: 443-7
    • Harding JL, Shaw JE, Peeters A, Cartensen B, Magliano DJ. Cancer Risk Among People With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: Disentangling True Associations, Detection Bias, and Reverse Causation. Diabetes Care. 38: 264-70
    • Alison Hayes, Emma Gearon, Kathryn Backholer, Adrian Bauman, Anna Peeters. Age specific changes in BMI and BMI distribution among Australian adults using cross-sectional surveys from 1980 to 2008. IJO, 39(8): 1209-16
    • * Peeters A, Walls HL, Backholer K, Sacks G, Abdullah A. Welcome from the policies, socio-economic aspects, and health systems research section. BMC Obes. 2015 May 28;2:23
    • Keating C, Backholer K, Stevenson C, Moodie M and Peeters A. Differences in the Rate of Bariatric Surgery across Socio-economic Groups. JAMA Surgery, 2015 150:367-8