Dr Helen Mavoa

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Honorary Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Publications

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2014

Relationship between overweight and health-related quality of life in secondary school children in Fiji: results from a cross-sectional population-based study

Sue Petersen, Prof Marj Moodie, Dr Helen Mavoa, Mrs Gade Waqa, Ramneek Goundar, Prof Boyd Swinburn

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 539-546, International Journal of Obesity, London, UK, C1

journal

Benchmarking government action for obesity prevention - an innovative advocacy strategy

Jane Martin, Prof Anna Peeters, Suzy Honisett, Dr Helen Mavoa, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Dr Andrea De Silva-Sanigorski

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 388-398, Obesity research & clinical practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Low health-related quality of life in school-aged children in Tonga, a lower-middle income country in the South Pacific

Sue Petersen, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Dr Helen Mavoa, Kalesita Fotu, Caroline Tupoulahi-Fusimalohi, Gavin Faeamani, Prof Marj Moodie

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 1-10, Global Health Action, Jaerfaella, Sweden, C1

journal
2013

Role of expendable income and price in food choice by low income families

Dr Cate Burns, Dr Kay Cook, Dr Helen Mavoa

(2013), Vol. 71, pp. 209-217, Appetite, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Participants' perceptions of a knowledge-brokering strategy to facilitate evidence-informed policy-making in Fiji

Mrs Gade Waqa, Dr Helen Mavoa, Rigieta Nadakuitavuki

(2013), Vol. 13, pp. 1-9, BMC Publich Health, London, England, C1

journal

Adolescent dietary patterns in Fiji and their relationships with standardized body mass index

Ms Jillian Wate, Dr Wendy Snowdon, Dr Lynne Millar, Dr Melanie Nichols, Dr Helen Mavoa, Ramneek Goundar, Ateca Kama, Prof Boyd Swinburn

(2013), Vol. 10, pp. 1-12, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, England, C1

journal
2012

Health-related quality of life is low in secondary school children in Fiji

Sue Petersen, Dr Helen Mavoa, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Mrs Gade Waqa, Ramneek Goundar, Prof Marj Moodie

(2012), Vol. 2012, pp. 1-10, International journal of pediatrics, New York, N.Y., C1

journal
2011

Sociocultural influences on body image among adolescent boys from Fiji, Tonga, and Australia

Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Dr Helen Mavoa, Prof Lina Ricciardelli, Mrs Gade Waqa, Kalesita Fotu, Ramneek Goundar

(2011), Vol. 41, pp. 2708-2722, Journal of applied social psychology, Hoboken, N. J., C1

journal

Socio-cultural agents and their impact on body image and body change strategies among adolescents in Fiji, Tonga, Tongans in New Zealand and Australia

Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Dr Helen Mavoa, Prof Lina Ricciardelli, Jimaima Tunidau Schultz, Mrs Gade Waqa, Kalesita Fotu

(2011), Vol. 12, pp. 61-67, Obesity reviews, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Process evaluation of a community-based adolescent obesity prevention project in Tonga

Kalesita Fotu, Prof Marj Moodie, Dr Helen Mavoa, Siosifa Pomana, Jimaima Tunidau Schultz, Prof Boyd Swinburn

(2011), Vol. 11, pp. 1-11, BMC public health, London, England, C1

journal
2010

Body image and body change strategies among Tongan adolescents in Tonga and New Zealand

Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Kalesita Fotu, Dr Helen Mavoa, Gavin Faeamani

(2010), Vol. 123, pp. 1-9, New Zealand medical journal, Christchurch, New Zealand, C1

journal

Socio-cultural issues and body image

Dr Helen Mavoa, Shiriki Kumanyika, Dr Andre Renzaho

(2010), pp. 138-146, Preventing childhood obesity : evidence, policy and practice, Chichester, England, B1

chapter
2009

Creating community action plans for obesity prevention using the ANGELO (Analysis Grid for Elements Linked to Obesity) framework

Ms Annie Simmons, Dr Helen Mavoa, A/Prof Colin Bell, A/Prof Maximillian de Courten, David Schaaf, Jimaima Tunidau Schultz, Prof Boyd Swinburn

(2009), Vol. 24, pp. 311-324, Health promotion international, Oxford, England, C1

journal
2008

Sociocultural factors relating to Tongans' and Indigenous Fijians' patterns of eating, physical activity and body size

Dr Helen Mavoa, Prof Marita Mc Cabe

(2008), Vol. 17, pp. 375-384, Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition, McKinnon, Vic., C1

journal
2007

The Pacific OPIC Project (Obesity Prevention In Communities) : action plans and interventions

Jimaima Tunidau Schultz, Jennifer Utter, Dr Louise Mathews, Tilema Cama, Dr Helen Mavoa, Prof Boyd Swinburn

(2007), Vol. 14, pp. 147-153, Pacific health dialog, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, C1-1

journal
2006

Sociocultural factors influencing the food choices of 16-18 year-old indigenous Fijian females at school

Mrs Gade Waqa, Dr Helen Mavoa

(2006), Vol. 13, pp. 57-64, Pacific health dialog, Auckland, N.Z., C1-1

journal

The 'C' factor : cultural underpinnings of food, eating and body size

Dr Helen Mavoa

(2006), pp. 1-8, Progress in Obesity Research 10 : Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Obesity; ICO2006, Sydney, N.S.W., E1-1

conference
2005

A comparison of the socio-cultural influences on body size perceptions and values among European Australian and Indigenous Fijian adolescent girls

Dr Lauren Williams, Prof Lina Ricciardelli, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Dr Helen Mavoa, Prof Boyd Swinburn

(2005), pp. -, APS 2005 : Proceedings of the 40th APS Annual Conference 28 September - 2 October 2005, Melbourne Vic : past reflections, future directions, ¿elbourne, Vic., E1-1

conference
2004

Tongan and European children`s interactions at home in urban New Zealand

Dr Helen Mavoa, Julie Park, Pauline Tupounuia, Christopher R. Pryce

(2004), Vol. 31, pp. 547-573, Ethos, Berkeley, Calif., C1-1

journal
2003

Who says yes? collective and individual framing of Pacific children's consent to, and participation in research in New Zealand

Tamasalilau M. Suaalii, Dr Helen Mavoa

(2003), Vol. 10, pp. 193-197, Pac health dialog, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, C1-1

journal
2001

"Who says yes? Collective and individual framing of Pacific children`s consent to, and participation in, research in New Zealand"

Tamasalilau M. Suaalii, Dr Helen Mavoa

(2001), Vol. 5, pp. 39-42, Childrenz issues, Dunedin, N.Z., C1-1

journal
1999

Perceptions of health, illness and physiotherapy of Maori identifying with Ngati Tama iwi

N White, Dr Helen Mavoa, S.F. Bassett

(1999), Vol. 27, pp. 5-15, New Zealand journal of physiotherapy, Wellington, New Zealand, C1-1

journal

Health and illness beliefs of Maori identifying with Ngati Tama Iwi o Taranaki

S.F. Bassett, Dr Helen Mavoa, N White

(1999), Vol. 97, pp. 33-36, The bulletin of the New Zealand psychological society, Wellington, N. Z., C1-1

journal

Pacific children in the statistical record : the need for ethnic-specific data in New Zealand

Dr Helen Mavoa

(1999), Vol. 6, pp. 213-215, Pacific health dialog, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, C1-1

journal

Tongan children with asthma in New Zealand

Dr Helen Mavoa

(1999), Vol. 6, pp. 236-239, Pacific health dialog, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, C1-1

journal
1997

Social interaction in Tongan and European families in New Zealand : implications for health care

Dr Helen Mavoa, Julie Park, Christopher R. Pryce

(1997), Vol. 4, pp. 33-37, Pacific health dialog, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, C1-1

journal
1996

Gender and non-communicable diseases in the Pacific

Alexandra Brewis, Penelope Schoeffel-Meleisea, Dr Helen Mavoa, Kristina Maconaghie

(1996), Vol. 3, pp. 107-112, Pacific Health Dialog, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, C1-1

journal