Journal Articles

Children’s perspectives on neighbourhood barriers and enablers to active school travel: A participatory mapping study, The Canadian Geographer,x(x): 1-17PDF

Without compromising integrity: Research and planning around the primary health care landscape in Southwestern Ontario, Healthcare Quarterly,21(1): 46-53

Geospatial Analyses of Adverse Birth Outcomes: Examining the Impact of Environmental Factors, Healthcare Quarterly,PDF

Supporting active school travel: A qualitative analysis of implementing a regional Safe Routes to school program, Social Science & Medicine,

Mental health benefits of interactions with nature in children and teenagers: a systematic review, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.,0:1–9PDF

Active School Travel Intervention Methodologies in North America: A Systematic Review., American Journal of Preventive Medicine.,PDF

Examining community and consumer food environments for children: An urban-suburban-rural comparison in Southwestern Ontario, SSM-Population Health,Volume 209, Pages 33-42 PDF

Does specialist physician supply affect pediatric asthma health outcomes?, BMC Health Serv Res. ,18(1):247PDF

Children and Nature: Linking Accessibility of Natural Environments and Children’s Health-Related Quality of Life, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health,15(6), 1072PDF

Exploring the effect of parental influence on children’s physical activity: The mediating role of children’s perceptions of parental support., Preventive Medicine,106(Jan 2018), 79-85PDF

Socioeconomic status and adverse birth outcomes: a population-based Canadian sample, Journal of Biosocial Science,50(1), 102-113PDF

The association between alcohol outlet accessibility and adverse birth outcomes: a retrospective cohort study., Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.,11(1), 71-77PDF

Incorporating the Theory of Planned Behaviour into personalized healthcare behaviour change research: A call to action, Personalized Medicine,Vol. 14, No. 6PDF

Inequitable health service use in a Canadian paediatric population: A cross-sectional study of individual- and contextual-level factors., Child: Care, Health & Development.,44(2), 188-194PDF

Examining individual, interpersonal, and environmental influences on children’s physical activity levels., SSM-Population Health,4(2018), 76-85PDF

Is it sound poilcy or fast policy? Practitioner’s perspectives on the role of place branding local economic development., Urban Geography,38(8), 1133-1157PDF

Toward Understanding Person–Place Transactions in Neighborhoods: A Qualitative-Participatory Geospatial Approach, The Gerontologist,58(1), 89-100PDF

Seasonal variation in hospital encounters with hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia., Diabetic Medicine,34(7), 958-965PDF

Examining how neighbourhood socio-economic status, geographic accessibility, and informational accessibility influence the uptake of a free population-level physical activity intervention for children., American Journal of Health Promotion,32(2), 315-324PDF

The public health response to ‘do-it-yourself’ urbanism, Global Health Promotion,2017 Sep; 24(3):68-70PDF

Comparison of hip fracture and osteoporosis medication prescription rates across Canadian provinces., Osteoporos International,25(1), 205-210PDF

A comparative analysis of place branding in Michigan and Ontario., Urban Research and Practice,9(1), 16-36PDF

Neighbourhood play on the endangered: examining patterns in children’s local activity and mobility using GPS monitoring and qualitative GIS., Children’s Geographies,107, 14-20PDF

The role of place branding in local and regional economic development: bridging the gap between policy and practicality., Regional Studies, Regional Science,3(1), 201-228PDF

Orange is the new green: exploring the restorative capacity of seasonal foliage in schoolyard trees., International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,13(5), 497PDF

Polymorphisms of three genes (ACE, AGT and CYP11B2) in the rennin-angiotensin-aldosterone system are not associated with blood pressure salt sensitivity: a systematic meta-analysis., Blood Pressure,25(2), 117-122

Factors that influence excessive gestational weight gain: Moving beyond assessment and counselling, The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine,10 (February), 1-5

Theoretical issues in the ‘food desert’ debate and ways forward, GeoJournal,81 (3), 443-455PDF

Free range kids? Using GPS-derived activity spaces to examine children’s neighborhood activity and mobility, Environment & Behavior,48 (3), 421-453PDF

Shortening the trip to school: Examining how children’s active school travel is influenced by shortcuts in London, Canada, Environment & Planning B: Urban Design,43 (3), 499-514PDF

Barriers to walking: An investigation of adults in Hamilton (Ontario, Canada), International journal of environmental research and public health,13 (2), 179PDF

Built environment influences of children’s physical activity: Examining differences by neighbourhood size and sex, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,13 (1), 130

Using GPS and activity tracking to reveal the influence of adolescents’ food environment exposure on junk food purchasing, Canadian Journal of Public Health,107 (Supplement 1), eS14-eS20PDF

Home safe home: Evaluation of a childhood home safety program, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery,81 (3), 533-540.PDF

Using a smartphone application to promote healthy dietary behaviours and local food consumption, BioMed Research International,

Local food networks as catalysts for food policy change to improve health and build the economy, Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability,20 (9), 1103-1121

All the world’s a stage: A GIS framework for recreating personal time-space from qualitative and quantitative sources, Transactions in GIS,19 (2), 225–246

Convenience sampling of children presenting to hospital-based outpatient clinics to estimate childhood obesity levels in local surroundings, American Journal of Public Health,105 (7), 1332-1335

The ACT-i-Pass study protocol: How does free access to recreation opportunities impact children’s physical activity levels?, BMC Public Health,December (15), 1286.

Comparing children’s GPS tracks with non-objective geospatial measures of exposure to junk food, Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology,14 (15), 55-61.

An evidence-based method for targeting an abusive head trauma prevention media campaign and its evaluation, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery,79 (5), 748-755.

The public health response to ‘do-it-yourself’ urbanism, Global Health Promotion,2017 Sep; 24(3):68-70PDF

Dwelling places and social spaces: Revealing the environments of urban workers in Victoria using historical GIS., Labour/Le Travail,72(Dec), 37-73PDF

An epidemiologic profile of pediatric concussions: Identifying urban and rural differences., Journal of Trauma Acute Care Surgery,76(3), 736-742PDF

Local food networks as catalysts for food policy change to improve health and build the economy., Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability,20(9), 1103-1121PDF

“All the world’s a stage”: A GIS framework for recreating personal time-space from qualitative and quantitative sources., Lafreniere, D., & Gilliland, J.,19(2), 225-246PDF

Association between neighbourhood fast-food and full-service restaurant density and BMI: A cross-sectional study of Canadian adults, Canadian Journal of Public Health,105 (3), e172-e178.

The effect of physical activity on adult obesity: Evidence from the Canadian NPHS panel, Economics and Human Biology,14 (July), 1-21.

Neighbourhood variation and inequity of primary health service use by mothers from London-Middlesex, Ontario, World Health & Population,15 (2), 32-42

Stakeholder and policy maker perception of key issues in food systems planning and policy making, Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition,9 (1), 1-15.

Comparison of hip fracture and osteoporosis medication prescription rates across Canadian provinces, Osteoporos Int,25 (1), 205-210

Examining the relationship between active travel, weather, and the built environment: A multilevel approach using a GPS-enhanced dataset, Transportation,41 (2), 325-338.

Determinants of diet quality in pregnancy in a Canadian cohort: Does neighborhood food environment play a role?, J Nutr Educ Behav,

Community development and the influence of new food retail sources on the price and availability of nutritious food, Journal of Urban Affairs,35 (4), 471-491

An economic impact comparative analysis of farmers’ markets in Michigan and Ontario, Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development,3 (3), 61–81

A food retail-based intervention on food security and consumption, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,10 (8), 3325-3346.

Creating deep maps and spatial narratives through design, International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing,7 (1-2), 176-189.

Dwelling places, social spaces: Revealing the environments of urban workers in Victoria using historical GIS, Labour/Le Travail,72 (Fall), 37-73.

A spatial analysis of the association between restaurant density and BMI in Canadian adults, Preventive Medicine,57 (4), 258-264.

Fruit and vegetable consumption among urban Canadian schoolchildren living in a socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhood, Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research,74 (3), 114-118

The effect of leisure-time physical activity on obesity, diabetes, high BP and heart disease among Canadians: Evidence from 2000/01 to 2005/06, Canadian Centre for Health Economics,2015 Dec;24(12):1531-47

An epidemiologic profile of pediatric concussions: Identifying urban and rural differences, J Trauma Acute Care Surg,76 (3), 736-42

A comparison of injuries, crashes, and outcomes for pediatric rear occupants in traffic motor vehicle collisions, J Trauma Acute Care Surg,74 (2), 628-633.

Urban wage workers and their dwellings in the Pacific Northwest: A GIS case study and new epistemology, Labour/ Le Travail,71 (Fall), 37-73.

Does the social environment influence active travel? An investigation of walking in Hamilton, Canada, Journal of Transport Geography,31 (July), 278-285.

Linking childhood obesity to the built environment: A multi-level analysis of home and school neighbourhood factors associated with body mass index, Canadian Journal of Public Health,103 (Suppl. 3), S15-S21.

Route based analysis to capture the environmental influences on a child’s mode of travel between home and school, Annals of the Association of American Geographers,102 (6), 1348-1365

The influence of local food environments on adolescents’ food purchasing behaviors, Int J of Environmental and Public Health Research,9 (4), 1458-1471

Quantifying the magnitude of environmental exposure misclassification when using imprecise address proxies in public health research, Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology,3 (1), 55-67

Obesogenic neighborhoods: The impact of neighborhood restaurants and convenience stores on adolescents’ food consumption behaviors, Public Health Nutrition,15 (12), 2331-2339

Form, function and fluidity of the central retail district in London, Canada: 1880-1930, Social Science History,35(4), 543-570

An application of the edge effect in measuring accessibility to multiple food retailer types in rural Southwestern Ontario, Canada, International Journal of Health Geographics,10 (34), 1-14

Shaken baby syndrome and a triple-dose strategy for its prevention, Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care,71 (6), 1801-1807.

Did segregation increase as the city expanded? Montreal 1881-1901, Social Science History,35 (4), 465-503

Making the inscrutable, scrutable: Race and space in Victoria’s Chinatown, 1891, B.C. Studies,169 (Spring), 51-80.

An analysis of public debates over urban growth patterns in the City of London, Ontario, Local Environment,16 (2), 147-163.

Trading Places: A Historical Geography of Retailing in London, Canada, Social Science History,35 (4), 543-570

Identifying influences of physical environments and socio-demographic characteristics on a child’s mode of travel to and from school, American Journal of Public Health,99(3), 520-526.PDF

Modeling residential mobility in Montreal, 1860-1900, Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History,31 (1), 27-42

…to produce the highest type of manhood and womanhood: The Ontario Housing Act, 1919, and a new suburban ideal, Urban History Review / Revue d’histoire urbaine,26 (2), 42-55

Claims on housing space in nineteenth-century Montreal, Urban History Review / Revue d’histoire urbaine,26 (2), 3-16

Urban morphology in the ‘Steel City’, Urban Morphology,4 (2), 102-103

Book Review of Concise Historical Atlas of Canada, W.G. Dean, C. Heidenreich, T.F. McIlwraith, and J. Warkentin, editors, G.J. Matthews and B. Moldofsky, cartographers, Historical Geography,28 (1), 285-287

The creative destruction of Montreal: Street widenings and urban (re)development in the nineteenth century, Urban History Review / Revue d’histoire urbaine, 31 (1), 37-51

Society and space in the Industrial City, Urban History Review / Revue d’histoire urbaine,31 (1), 3-4

It’s about time: Exploring the fourth dimension in the morphology of urban disasters, Urban Morphology,7 (2), 110-112.

Montréal, l’avenir du passé, GÉOinfo,Jan-Feb5-7

Muddy shore to modern port: The redimensioning of Montreal’s waterfront time-space, Canadian Geographer,48 (4), 448-472

Opportunities for video lottery terminal gambling in Montréal: An environmental analysis, Canadian Journal of Public Health,96 (1), 55-59

Environmental equity is child’s play: Mapping recreational opportunities in urban neighbourhoods, Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies,1 (3), 256-268

Video lottery terminal access and gambling among high school students in Montréal, Canadian Journal of Public Health,97 (3), 202-206

The study of urban form in Canada, Urban Morphology,10 (1), 51-66.

Mapping urban morphology: A classification scheme for interpreting contributions to the study of urban form, Urban Morphology,10 (1), 41-50.

Positioning the past with the present: On integrating fire insurance plans and GIS for urban environmental history, Environmental History,11 (1), 136-139.

The effect of season and weather on physical activity: A systematic review, Public Health,121 (12), 909-922

Splashpads, swings, and shade: Parents’ preferences for neighbourhood parks, Canadian Journal of Public Health,98 (3), 198-202.

Mapping the evolution of ‘food deserts’ in a Canadian city: Supermarket accessibility in London, Ontario, 1961-2005, International Journal of Health Geographics,7 (16), 1-16.

Adolescents’ perspective of home, school and neighborhood environmental influences on physical activity and dietary behaviors, Children, Youth and Environments,18 (2), 12-35.

A farmer’s market in a food desert: Evaluating impacts on the price and availability of healthy food, Health & Place,15 (4), 1158-1162.

The influence of the physical environment and sociodemographic characteristics on children’s mode of travel to and from school, American Journal of Public Health,99 (3), 520-526.

‘Buried beneath the waves’: Using GIS to examine the social and physical impacts of a historical flood, Digital Studies,1 (2)

Physical activity levels of older community-dwelling adults are influenced by summer weather variables, Applied Physiology, Nutrition & Metabolism,,34 (2), 182-190.

Environmental influences on physical activity levels in youth, Health & Place,15 (1), 357-363.

Injury analyses in rural children: Comparison of Old-Order Anabaptists and non-Anabaptists, Journal of Trauma,69 (5), 1294-1299.

Assessing London Ontario’s brownfield redevelopment effort to promote urban intensification, Local Environment,15 (4), 389-402

Child-led tours to uncover children’s perceptions and use of neighborhood environments, Children, Youth and Environments,20 (1), 52-90.

Mapping industrial legacies: Building a spatially-referenced comprehensive brownfield database in GIS, Planning Practice & Research,25 (4), 461-475.

Hip fracture types in men and women change differently with age, BMC Geriatrics,10 (12), 1-4

Residential segregation in the industrializing city: A closer look, Urban Geography,31 (1), 29-58.

Rescaling the past through mosaic historical cartography, Journal of Maps,6 (1), 417-422.