In line with cutting-edge research results, we offer you feasible and effective ways to reduce sitting time in your workplace, tailored to the needs of your staff.
Weight loss and Cancer
Dr Marina Reeves quoted in an article published in the Sydney Morning Herald this week . Click here to read
A Successful bid. Centre for Research Excellence on 'Too much sitting and chronic disease prevention' Funded
A three way collaboration with Chief investigators from Baker IDI and Deakin Unversity in Melbourne and CPRC & Human Movement Studies at UQ have been awarded an NHMRC Centre of Research Execellence (CRE) Grant. Funded is for 5 years at $500,000 per year. Work will commence in 2014.
Chief Investigators from the Centre are Professor Elizabeth Eakin (CIE) and Dr Genevieve Healy (CIF)
Stand Up, Sit Less, Move More!
Dr Genevieve Healy was the invited Key Note Speaker at the recent 3rd Annual JustStand Wellness Summit 2013 in the US.
View her presentation Getting Office Workers to Stand Up, Sit Less and Move More—What Works?
Funding Awarded in 2013
Dr Genevieve Healy
National Heart Foundation Fellowship (2 years)
Prolonged unbroken sedentary time and cardiovascular health: informing policy and practice.
Professor Elizabeth Eakin
NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship (5 years)
Translating health behaviour interventions into Population Health practice: maintenance and dissemination
Dr Marina Reeves
National Breast Cancer Foundation Fellowship (5 years)
Improving weight control and cardio-metabolic outcomes in adults with chronic disease
New Students for 2013
Caroline Terranova (MPhil)
Sam Stephens (nee Mulcahy) (PhD)
Natasha Reid (nee Begovic) (PhD)
Ana Mladenovic (MPH)
Neuhaus M, Healy G, Dunstan D, Owen N, Eakin E. Workplace Sitting and Height-Adjustable Workstations: A Randomized Controlled Trial. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2014, 46(1) 30-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2013.09.009
Eakin EG, Reeves MM, Winkler E, Healy GN, Dunstan DW, Owen N, Marshall AM, Wilkie KC. Six-month outcomes from Living Well with Diabetes: A randomized trial of a telephone-delivered weight loss and physical activity intervention to improve glycemic control. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2013, Apr 23, [Epub ahead of print: DOI 10.1007/s12160-013-9498-2.]
Healy GN, Eakin EG, LaMontagne AD, Owen N, Winkler EA, Wiesner G, Gunning L, Neuhaus M, Lawler S, Fjeldsoe BS, Dunstan DW. Reducing sitting time in office workers: Short-term efficacy of a multicomponent intervention. Preventive Medicine, 2013, Apr 15, [Epub ahead of print: doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.04.004.]
Goode AD, Reeves M, Owen N, Eakin E. Results from the dissemination of an evidence-based telephone-delivered intervention for healthy lifestyle and weight loss: The Optimal Health Program. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 2013, Apr 13, [Epub ahead of print: doi: 10.1007/s13142-013-0210-7.]
Mabry RM, Al-Busaidi Z, Reeves MM, Owen N, Eakin EG. Addressing physical inactivity in Omani adults: Perceptions of Public Health Managers. Public Health Nutrition, 2013, Jan 25: 1-8, [Epub ahead of print: doi:10.1017/S1368980012005678.]
O’Hara BJ, Bauman AE, Eakin EG, King L, Haas M, Allman-Farinelli M, Owen N, Cardona-Morell M, Farrell L, Milat AJ, Phongsavan P. Evaluation framework for translational research: Case study of Australia’s Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service. Health Promotion Practice, 2013:14(3):380-389.
Spark LC, Reeves MM, Fjeldsoe BS, Eakin EG. Physical activity and/or dietary interventions in breast cancer survivors: A systematic review of maintenance of outcomes. Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice, 2013:7(1):74-82.
Clark BK, Winkler EW, Healy GN, Gardiner PG, Dunstan DW, Owen N, Reeves MM. Adults' past-day recall of sedentary time: Reliability, validity and responsiveness. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2013, 45(6):1198-1207.
Fjeldsoe BS, Winkler EAH, Marshall AL, Eakin EG, Reeves MM. Active adults recall their physical activity differently to less active adults: test-retest reliability and validity of a physical activity survey. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 2013;24:26-31.
Cancer Prevention Research Centre
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