PUBLICATIONS: 2015-2019

2019

Evidence for urban design and public health policy and practice: Space syntax metrics and neighbourhood walking

A population-based study of the associations between neighbourhood walkability and different types of physical activity in Canadian men and women

The importance of peers: Elementary school children's play following a playground painted lines intervention

Dog-walking in dense compact areas: The role of neighbourhood built environment

The built environment and active transportation safety in children and youth: a study protocol

Child and adolescent bicycling injuries involving motor vehicle collision

Test–retest Reliability and Construct Validity of an Online and Paper Administered Physical Activity Neighborhood Environment Scale (PANES)

Barriers and facilitators impacting the experiences of adults participating in an internet-facilitated pedometer intervention

Differences in transportation and leisure physical activity by neighborhood design controlling for residential choice

A scoping review on the relations between urban form and health: a focus on Canadian quantitative evidence.

Cognitive Function of Elderly Persons in Japanese Neighborhoods: The Role of Street Layout

Urban design and Japanese older adults' depressive symptoms.

Child and adolescent bicycling injuries involving motor vehicle collisions.

A systematized literature review on the associations between neighbourhood built characteristics and walking among Canadian adults. 

2018

Using accelerometer/GPS data to validate a neighborhood-adapted version of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ). 

Associations between neighbourhood block pattern and transportation and leisure physical activity in Canadian adults. 

Empathic Cultural Mapping: Little data, big data, knowledge transfer and exchange. 

The independent associations between Walk Score and neighborhood socioeconomic status, waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio and body mass index among urban adults. 

Neighbourhood built environment influences on physical activity among adults: A systematized review of qualitative evidence. 

Encouraging dog walking for health promotion and disease prevention. 

Addition of food group equivalents to the Canadian Diet History Questionnaire II for the estimation of the Canadian Healthy Eating Index - 2005.

Dog Walking

A mixed methods study on the barriers and facilitators of physical activity associated with residential relocation. 

2017

Test-retest reliability of a modified International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) to capture neighbourhood physical activity. 

Walk21 Calgary - (re)Connecting community through walking.

Neighbourhood built environment characteristics associated with different types of physical activity in Canadian adults.

Interactions between neighbourhood urban form and socioeconomic status and their associations with anthropometric measurements in Canadian adults. 

Changes in objectively-determined walkability and physical activity in adults: A quasi-longitudinal residential relocation study. 

2016

Changes in visitor profiles and activity patterns following dog supportive modifications to parks: A natural experiment on the health impact of an urban policy. 

Dog-walking, dog-fouling and leashing policies in urban parks: Insights from a natural experiment designed as a longitudinal multiple-case study. 

Associations between the neighbourhood food environment, neighbourhood socioeconomic status, and diet quality: An observational study. 

Cost-effectiveness of investing in sidewalks as a means of increasing physical activity: a RESIDE modelling study.

UWALK: the development of a multi-strategy, community-wide physical activity program.

Cost effectiveness of investing in footpaths as a means of increasing physical activity in an Australian city: A modelling study.

Public engagement and community participation in governing urban parks: a case study in changing and implementing a policy addressing off-leash dogs.

Supportive neighbourhood built characteristics and dog-walking in Canadian adults.

2015

Neighbourhood urban form and individual-level correlates of leisure-based screen time in Canadian adults.

Associations between aspects of friendship networks and dietary behavior in youth: Findings from a systematized review.

Parks, Pooches and Policy: Insights for promoting dog-walking from a quasi-experiment.

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