Participate in research: Perception of risk of pedestrian trauma and its association with walking intentions

You are invited to participate in this research project if you are aged 18 years or older and living in Australia.

About this research

This research is being undertaken as part of Javier Rodriguez’s PhD.

The purpose of this research project is to assess individuals’ perceptions of risk of pedestrian trauma and their association with walking intentions, expectations, and willingness.

What does participation involve?

Participation will involve completing a 96 item online survey. Questions will include:

  • Please indicate on the scale provided below the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statements: I will walk at least 30 minutes a day for 5 days a week for transport, leisure, or exercise in the public space during the next two weeks.
  • How likely is that you will get hit by a vehicle when walking for transport, leisure, or exercise in the next two weeks?
  • How important is it that governments implement interventions to reduce risk of pedestrian injury when walking for transport, leisure, or exercise?

You do have the option to enter a prize draw to receive 1 of 6 $120 Coles/Myer e-vouchers on completion of the survey. The Terms and Conditions of the prize draw can be located at:

The survey can be found at the following link:


Please note that this study has been approved by the QUT Human Research Ethics Committee (Approval Number 2000000876).


If you have any questions or require further information:

Mr Javier Rodriguez 07 3138 3495
Dr Mark King 07 3138 4546
Dr Oscar Oviedo Trespalacios 07 3138 4967