Prof Christopher Lonsdale - Institute for Positive Psychology & Education (Faculty of Health Sciences)

Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor


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)
URIs : Staff Directory Profile

Research Interests

Physical Activity ; Child and Adolescent Physical Activity ; Motivation and engagement ; Health ; Leadership ; Screen time ; Scalable interventions ;

Methods Expertise

Outcome measurement ; Systematic Reviews ; Randomised Controlled Trials ;

Research Projects

No research project is currently recorded.

Selected Publications


An internet-supported school physical activity intervention in low socioeconomic status communities: results from the Activity and Motivation in Physical Education (AMPED) cluster randomised controlled trial., in British Journal of Sports Medicine


Regular physical activity and educational outcomes in youth: A longitudinal study., in Journal of Adolescent Health


Domain-specific physical activity and mental health: A meta-analysis, in American Journal of Preventive Medicine