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Development and Evaluation of an Innovative Technology-based Health Behaviour Change Intervention

School Affiliation:
School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
Supervisor:
Professor Corneel Vandelanotte

Synopsis

Become a PhD student in the vibrant Physical Activity Research Group at CQUniversity. Your research will be focused on an e- or mHealth intervention (website, app, tracker and/or computer-tailoring) to improve one or more health behaviours (e.g., physical activity, sleep, sitting time, diet, weight maintenance/loss) in a population group of your choice (e.g., older adults, cancer survivors, people with diabetes or depression, children). The research group includes 15 staff, hosts the world-famous 10,000 Steps Australia program and has been very successful in securing prestigious grants and fellowships.

Field of Research:
Technology; Medical and Health Sciences
Keywords:
Health behaviour change intervention; Website, smartphone app, activity tracker; Physical activity, sleep, sitting time, diet, weight
Timeline
Anytime
Degree Level Availability:
Doctorate
Campus Availablity:
Rockhampton

Sponsor

Project sponsor:
N/A

Other special notes

Funding is also provided by CQUniversity to support research higher degree student project costs, and to support national and international conference presentations. This includes:

For doctoral candidates: 

  • up to $6000 in Candidate Support Funds
  • up to $4500 for Conference Travel Support

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