Research and evaluation
Evaluation of the LiveLighter program
- Further evidence from the LiveLighter campaign: A controlled cohort study in Victoria and South Australia. (2020)
Miller, C., Caruso, J., Dono, J., Morley, B., Wakefield, M., Dixon, H., Ettridge, K. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. DOI: 10.1002/hpja.453.
- Economic evaluation of the LiveLighter campaign in WA. (2020)
Ananthapavan, J., Tran, H., Moodie, M. Perth: Cancer Council Western Australia.
- Association of the LiveLighter mass media campaign with consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages: Cohort study. (2019)
Morley, B.; Niven, P.; Dixon, H.; Swanson, M.; Szybiak, M.; Shilton, T., Pratt, I.S.; Slevin, T.; Wakefield, M. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 1-9. DOI: 10.1002/hpja.244.
- Controlled cohort evaluation of the LiveLighter mass media campaign’s impact on adults’ reported consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. (2018)
Morley, B., Niven, P., Dixon, H., Swanson, M., McAleese, A., Wakefield, M. BMJ Open 8e019574. Doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019574.
- You wouldn't eat 16 teaspoons of sugar - so why drink it? Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander responses to the LiveLighter 16 Teaspoons of Sugar campaign. (2018)
Browne, J., MacDonald, C., Egan, M., Delbridge, R., McAleese, A., Morley, B., Atkinson, P. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 1-7. DOI: 10.1002/hpja.196
- A systematic search and review of adult-targeted overweight and obesity prevention mass media campaign and their evaluation: 2000-2017. (2018)
Kite, J., Grunseit, A., Bohn-Goldbaum, E., Bellew, B., Carroll, T., Bauman, A. Journal of Health Communication, 23:2, 207-232, doi I: 10.1080/10810730.2018.1423651
- Population-based evaluation of the ‘LiveLighter’ healthy weight and lifestyle mass media campaign. (2016)
Morley, B., Niven, P., Dixon, H., Swanson, M., Szybiak, M., Shilton, T., Pratt., IS., Slevin, T., Hill, D., and Wakefield, M. Health Education Research 31(2):121-35. doi:10.1093/her/cyw009
- The Cognitive Impact of the LiveLighter Message at the Perth Glory 2013/14. (2014)
Reference: Ferguson, R., Rosenberg, M., and Lester, L. Health Promotion Evaluation Unit, School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth.
Research that informs the campaign
- Unhealthy food and beverage advertising in outdoor spaces and on publicly owned assets: a scoping review of the literature (2020)
Backholer, K., Chung, A., Zorbas, C., Riesenberg, D., Brooks, R. Global Obesity Centre, Institute for Health Transformation, Deakin University, Melbourne.
- Junk-food filled neighborhoods: building a local evidence base for change. (2020)
Trapp, G., Hooper, P., Thornton, L., Mandzufas, J., Billingham, W. Telethon Kids Institute, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth.
- Food advertising on school buses. (2020)
Talati, Z., Sartori, A., Hart, E. WA Cancer Prevention Unit (WACPRU), Curtin University, Perth.
- A recipe for success? A nutrient analysis of recipes promoted by supermarkets. (2020)
Wademan, J., Myers, G., Finch, A., Dhaliwal, S., Scott, J., Begley, A. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17, 4084; doi:10.3390/ijerph17114084
- Informing intervention strategies to reduce energy drink consumption in young people: Findings from qualitative research. (2017)
Francis, J., Martin, K., Costa, B., Christian, H., Simmi, K., Harray, A., Barblett, A., Oddy, W., Ambrosini, G., Allen, K., Trapp, G. Journal of Nutrition and Education Behavior 49(9):724-733.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2017.06.007.
- Health communication implications of the perceived meanings of terms used to denote unhealthy foods. (2017)
Pettigrew, S., Talati, Z., Pratt, IS. BMC Obesity 4 (3). doi:10.1186/s40608-016-0142-0.
- Identifying effective healthy weight and lifestyle advertisements: Focus groups with Australian adults. (2016)
Dixon, H., Murphy, M., Scully, M., Rose, M., and Cotter, T. Appetite, 103. DOI:10.1016/j.appet.2016.04.008.
- Finding the keys to successful adult-targeted advertisements on obesity prevention: an experimental audience testing study. (2015)
Dixon, H., Scully, M., Durkin, S., Brennan, E., Cotter, T., Maloney, S., O’Hara, B., and Wakefield, M. BMC Public Health, 15(1), 1–9. doi:10.1186/s12889-015-2159-6.
- Healthy weight and lifestyle advertisements: an assessment of their persuasive potential. (2015)
Dixon, H., Scully, M., Cotter, T., Maloney, S., and Wakefield, M. Health Education Research, 30(4). DOI:10.1093/her/cyv031.
- Healthy Lifestyle Promotion Programs in Western Australia: A review of evaluation and market research into mass media and social marketing campaigns focused on healthy eating, physical activity and healthy weight. (2011)
Bauman, A., Bellew, B. National Heart Foundation of Australia (WA Division), Perth.