Information related to research interest "Child and Adolescent Physical Activity"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Institute for Health & Ageing

  • Dr Jerome Rachele

    Jerome Rachele is a Research Fellow in the Institute for Health and Ageing, Australian Catholic University, and the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Healthy, Liveable and Equitable Communities. His research centres around investigating causal relationships between built environment and health and wellbeing outcomes using data from longitudinal studies and natural experiments.

    Phone : 8263 (Melbourne) Email : jerome.rachele@acu.edu.au

  • Institute for Positive Psychology & Education

  • Prof Christopher Lonsdale

    My research examines the motivational underpinnings of behaviour in a variety of contexts, including education, healthcare, and physical activity. I seek to translate this knowledge into feasible and scalable interventions that have benefits for society.

    Phone : 4642 (North Sydney) Email : Chris.Lonsdale@acu.edu.au

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  • Dr Taren Sanders

    Taren Sanders is an early career researcher within the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education. Taren's current research interests centre on the physical activity of children and young people. In particular, Taren's research interests focus on understanding what determines physical activity behaviour, the health and well-being benefits of physical activity participation, and how measurements of physical activity can be improved. Additionally, Taren is interested in how different physical activity intensities impact on health and non-physical outcomes.

    Phone : 4704 (North Sydney) Email : taren.sanders@acu.edu.au

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  • Nat Sch Exercise Science

  • Professor Geraldine Naughton

    Geraldine Naughton is a Professor in Paediatric Exercise Science and Director of the Centre of Physical Activity Across the Lifespan, School of Exercise Science, at the Melbourne campus of the Australian Catholic University. Her research focuses of improving health improvements through physical activity, in young people. She has researched with a range of young populations from overweight and obese children to intensively training adolescents. She is currently a member of the Victorian State Government's Task Force on Sporting Injury Prevention.

    Phone : (03) 9953 3034 (Melbourne) Email : Geraldine.Naughton@acu.edu.au

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