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Researcher: Mainsbridge, C (Mr Casey Mainsbridge)

Fields of Research

Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Human Movement and Sports Science
Learning Sciences
Health Promotion
Physical Education and Development Curriculum and Pedagogy
Preventive Medicine
Primary Health Care
Health and Community Services
Community Child Health
Continuing and Community Education
Specialist Studies in Education
Exercise Physiology
Social Policy
Social and Community Psychology
Secondary Education
Family Care
Primary Education (excl. Maori)
Higher Education

Research Objectives

Health Education and Promotion
Teacher and Instructor Development
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Workforce Transition and Employment
Behaviour and Health
Education and Training Systems
Child Health
Moral and Social Development (incl. Affect)
Preventive Medicine
Occupational Health
Education and Training
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Rural Health
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
School/Institution Community and Environment
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Social Structure and Health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A longitudinal look at habit strength as a measure of success in decreasing prolonged occupational sitting: an evidence-based public health initiative; Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology
A workplace intervention designed to interrupt prolonged occupational sitting: Self-reported perceptions of health from a cohort of desk-based employees over 26 weeks; International Journal of Workplace Health Management
Activity behaviors of university staff in the workplace: a pilot study; Journal of Physical Activity & Health
An e-health intervention designed to increase workday energy expenditure by reducing prolonged occupational sitting habits; Work
Assessment of the impact of a workplace intervention to reduce prolonged occupational sitting time; Qualitative Health Research
Blood pressure response to interrupting workplace sitting time with non-exercise physical activity: Results of a 12-month cohort study; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Book Review of Sport Studies
Designing purposeful health breaks at work; 2018 WorkSafe Conference
Developmental trajectories of soccer-specific dribbling and passing skills in young soccer players; Journal of Physical Education Research,
Disability and youth sport: International studies in physical education and youth sport
Evidencing the impact of pre-service teachers: shifting the conversation; Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference 2016: transforming education research
Exertime: Getting office employees out of their seats and on the move
HealthLit4Kids: Responding to a gap in health literacy education; The Health Advocate
Interventions and Best Practices; Engaging Wellness: Corporate wellness programs that work
Is self-reporting workplace activity worthwhile? Validity and reliability of occupational sitting and physical activity questionnaire in desk-based workers; BMC Public Health
Learning the Words: supervising teachers and the language of impact in an initial teacher education programme; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Organisational entry into teaching: The role of knowledge acquisition and the relationship with positive outcomes in pre-service HPE teachers; AARE
The effect of a computer-based workplace health and wellbeing program on workplace health culture; Australian Association for Research in Education Conference (AARE 2011 Conference)
The effect of an e-health intervention designed to reduce prolonged occupational sitting on mean arterial pressure; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
UTAS forum puts preventative health back on the agenda
UTAS Trailblazer Finalist, Second Place
We should know better high rates of sedentary behaviours in a University workplace; The Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference
Youth physical activity and health interventions: Ineffective and ill-conceived action?; Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport & Physical Education

Research Projects

An exploration of University academic staffs self-perception about supporting diverse learners; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Becoming and Being a Master's Athlete; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
LEAP Evaluation; Port Dalrymple School (PDS)
Promoting Health Literacy in Tasmanian Primary Schools - Capturing, Curating and Evaluating Health Literacy Artefacts; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Promoting Health Literacy in Tasmanian Primary Schools - Evaluating the HealthLit4Kids pilot study.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Proof of concept: HealthLit4Kids at four diverse Tasmanian schools; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Health Awareness Campaign
Managing training load in talented high school age athletes

Research Candidate Supervision