Dr Jan Garrard



Senior Lecturer


Faculty of Health


School of Health & Soc. Dev.


Melbourne Burwood Campus


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Cycling as a part of daily life: A review of health perspectives

T Götschi, J Garrard, B Giles-Corti

(2016), Vol. 36, pp. 45-71, Transport reviews, London, Eng., C1


Evaluating cycle promotion interventions

J Garrard

(2015), pp. 429-452, Cycling futures, Adelaide, S. Aust., B1


A combined impact-process evaluation of a program promoting active transport to school: understanding the factors that shaped program effectiveness

S Crawford, J Garrard

(2013), Vol. 2013, pp. 1-14, Journal of environmental and public health, New York, N. Y., C1


Gender differences in recreational and transport cycling : a cross-sectional mixed-methods comparison of cycling patterns, motivators, and constraints

K Heesch, S Sahlqvist, J Garrard

(2012), Vol. 9, pp. 1-12, International journal of behavioural nutrition and physical activity, London, England, C1


Incidence, severity and correlates of bicycling injuries in a sample of cyclists in Queensland, Australia

K Heesch, J Garrard, S Sahlqvist

(2011), Vol. 43, pp. 2085-2092, Accident analysis and prevention, Oxford, U. K., C1


Cyclists' experiences of harassment from motorists : findings from a survey of cyclists in Queensland, Australia

K Heesch, S Sahlqvist, J Garrard

(2011), Vol. 53, pp. 417-420, Preventive medicine, Maryland Heights, Mo., C1


Cycling down under : a comparative analysis of bicycling trends and policies in Sydney and Melbourne

J Pucher, J Garrard, S Greaves

(2011), Vol. 19, pp. 332-345, Journal of transport geography, Oxford, England, C1


Increasing school playground physical activity: a mixed methods study combining environmental measures and children's perspectives

L Willenberg, R Ashbolt, D Holland, L Gibbs, C MacDougall, J Garrard, J Green, E Waters

(2010), Vol. 13, pp. 210-216, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Chatswood, N.S.W., C1-1


The effectiveness of community-based cycling promotion: findings from the Cycling Connecting Communities project in Sydney, Australia

C Rissel, C New, L Wen, D Merom, A Bauman, J Garrard

(2010), Vol. 7, pp. 1-11, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1-1


Current cycling, bicycle path use, and willingness to cycle more-findings from a community survey of cycling in southwest Sydney, Australia

C Rissel, D Merom, A Bauman, J Garrard, L Wen, C New

(2010), Vol. 7, pp. 267-272, Journal of physical activity & health, Champaign, Ill., C1-1


Participation in physical activity: perceptions of women with a previous history of gestational diabetes mellitus

M Graco, J Garrard, A Jasper

(2009), Vol. 20, pp. 20-25, Health promotion journal of Australia, Clayton, Vic., C1-1


Double disadvantage : the influence of ethnicity over socioeconomic position on childhood overweight and obesity: findings from an inner urban population of primary school children

E Waters, R Ashbolt, L Gibbs, M Booth, A Margarey, L Gold, S Lo, K Gibbons, J Green, T O'Connor, J Garrard, B Swinburn

(2008), Vol. 3, pp. 196-204, International journal of pediatric obesity, Abingdon, England, C1


Promoting transportation cycling for women : the role of bicycle infrastructure

J Garrard, G Rose, S Lo

(2008), Vol. 46, pp. 55-59, Preventive medicine, San Diego, Calif., C1


Active travel to school : students' and parents' behaviours and attitudes

T Godbold, J Garrard, S Crawford

(2008), A global world - practical action for health and well being : Proceedings of the Population Health Congress, Brisbane, Queensland, E1


Promoting active travel to school : impacts of the Ride2School pilot program on students' travel behaviour

S Crawford, J Garrard, T Godbold

(2008), A global world - practical action for health and well being : Proceedings of the Population Health Congress, Brisbane, Queensland, E1


Active transport to work in Australia: is it all downhill from here?

C Bell, J Garrard, B Swinburn

(2006), Vol. 18, pp. 62-68, Asia-Pacific journal of public health, Hong Kong, C1


Cylcing for active transport and recreation australia: status review and future directions

C Rissel, J Garrard

(2006), Vol. 13, pp. 49-63, World transport policy & practice, Bradford, England, C1


Healthy revolutions: promoting cycling among women

J Garrard

(2003), Vol. 14, pp. 213-215, Health promotion journal of Australia, West Perth, W.A., C1


An ecological study of the relationship between social and environmental determinants of obesity

D Reidpath, C Burns, J Garrard, M Mahoney, M Townsend

(2002), Vol. 8, pp. 141-145, Health & place, New York, N.Y., C1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Increasing women's participation in cycling for recreation, transport or competition: evaluation of a range of community-based initiatives.

Dr Jan Garrard

  • 2006: $5,000

Evaluation of the Environments for Health framework

Prof Evelyne de Leeuw, Dr Josephine Palermo, Dr Jan Garrard, Dr Iain Butterworth

  • 2006: $110,687

Walk to School 2015 - Research and evaluation

Dr Shannon Sahlqvist, Dr Jenny Veitch, Prof Anna Timperio, Dr Jan Garrard, Prof Jo Salmon

  • 2016: $25,000
  • 2015: $54,100

Industry and Other Funding

Evaluation of the Ride 2 School program to promote students' active travel to school.

Dr Jan Garrard

  • 2009: $9,091
  • 2008: $68,182
  • 2007: $31,818


Principal Supervisor

Sharinne Crawford

Thesis entitled: Promoting Active Transport to School: Evaluation of the Ride2School Program

Doctor of Philosophy (Health & Social Development), School of Health & Social Development


Julie Satur

Thesis entitled: Australian Dental Policy Reform

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (Low Cost), School of Health Sciences


Belinda Lewis

Thesis entitled: Physical Activity for Mothers of Young Children

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (Low Cost), School of Health Sciences

Sharon Brady

Thesis entitled: Opiate Dependent Individuals' Perceptions and Experiencs of Methadone and Rapid Opiate Detoxification Treatments

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (Low Cost), School of Health Sciences


Graham Leon Stockdale

Thesis entitled: Men's Accounts of Domestic Violence

Master of Arts (Nutrition & Exercise), School of Health Sciences

Associate Supervisor

Anne Simmons (nee Fenn)

Thesis entitled: Capacity Building for Obesity Prevention - Two Case Studies

Doctor of Health Science, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences