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Objective: Physical inactivity is an important modifiable cause of the excess burden of disease among Indigenous Australians. We describe physical activity patterns and influencing factors, comparing Indigenous and non-Indigenous adolescents. Methods: Indigenous (n=359) and non-Indigenous (n=637)...

Author(s)
Macniven, R.; Hearn, S.; Grunseit, A.; Richards, J.; Nutbeam, D.; Bauman, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2017, 41, 2, pp 187-192
Abstract

This exploratory article commences by noting views from the literature that in areas like remote Australia, small to medium-sized tourism enterprises operated by Indigenous people struggle with geographical distance, lack of business capabilities and other factors. These perspectives provide basis...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2017, 14, 1, pp 31-49
Abstract

A diversity of programmes seeks to develop youth's capacities and connection to the communities in which they live. Some focus on ameliorating a particular issue, or 'deficit', whilst others, such as sporting, recreation and youth groups, are more grounded in the community. This article reports...

Author(s)
Flouris, A.; Crane, P.; Lindeman, M. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Rural Society, 2016, 25, 1, pp 37-54
Abstract

To prevent a continued decline in visitor numbers for Aboriginal tourism activities and remote destinations, marketing strategies may be developed that target international tourists with an increased propensity to travel to remote destinations. This research note reports the findings of an...

Author(s)
Ashwell, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 46, pp 80-83
Abstract

This paper discusses the impacts of resource-based path dependence on alternative development scenarios in remote company towns, with a particular focus on understanding the prospects for new path creation in tourism and other "attractive" industries, such as retirement and lifestyle migration. The ...

Author(s)
Carson, D. A.; Carson, D. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 14, 4, pp 460-479
Abstract

Tourism destinations in peripheral areas are often large regions established by centralised government agencies to encourage collaboration between dispersed communities and foster innovation. Relatively little research attention has been paid to the impact that centrally defined destination...

Author(s)
Carson, D. A.; Carson, D. B.; Hodge, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2014, 16, 3, pp 457-473
Abstract

Background: This study evaluated the effectiveness of a school-community program on Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL; the primary outcome), physical activity (PA), and potential mediators of PA among adolescent girls living in low-socioeconomic rural/regional settings. Method: The study was a...

Author(s)
Casey, M. M.; Harvey, J. T.; Telford, A.; Eime, R. M.; Mooney, A.; Payne, W. R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2014, 14, 649, pp (25 June 2014)
Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the impact of a 12-month school-based multi-component program on adolescent girls' physical activity and sedentary behaviors, and hypothesized mediators of physical activity behavior change. Design: Group randomized controlled trial with 12-month follow-up. Methods: The...

Author(s)
Dewar, D. L.; Morgan, P. J.; Plotnikoff, R. C.; Okely, A. D.; Batterham, M.; Lubans, D. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Australia PLC, Marrickville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 2014, 17, 1, pp 39-46
Abstract

Objective: This study investigated the differences between the amount of shade covering typical activity areas in playgrounds of higher and lower socioeconomic status (SES) areas within metropolitan Sydney, Australia. Methods: Using an established audit tool, surveyors visited 139 urban playgrounds ...

Author(s)
Anderson, C.; Jackson, K.; Egger, S.; Chapman, K.; Rock, V.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2014, 38, 1, pp 49-53
Abstract

Introduction: The negative consequences of unhealthy weight gain and the high likelihood of pediatric obesity tracking into adulthood highlight the importance of targeting youth who are 'at risk' of obesity. The aim of this paper is to report the rationale and study protocol for the 'Active Teen...

Author(s)
Smith, J. J.; Morgan, P. J.; Plotnikoff, R. C.; Dally, K. A.; Salmon, J.; Okely, A. D.; Finn, T. L.; Babic, M. J.; Skinner, G.; Lubans, D. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Contemporary Clinical Trials, 2014, 37, 1, pp 106-119

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