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Researcher: Jose, KA (Dr Kim Jose)

Fields of Research

Health Promotion
Community Child Health
Primary Health Care
Public Health and Health Services
Nephrology and Urology
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Health and Community Services
Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)
Preventive Medicine
Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl. Physiotherapy)
Health Policy

Research Objectives

Behaviour and Health
Child Health
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Urogenital System and Disorders
Occupational Health
Preventive Medicine
School/Institution Community and Environment
Health Education and Promotion
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Religion and Society
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Equity and Access to Education
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A qualitative study of the role of Australian general practitioners in the surgical management of obesity; Clinical obesity
Barriers and facilitators to participation in workplace health promotion (WHP) activities: results from a cross-sectional survey of public-sector employees in Tasmania, Australia; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
Childhood and adolescent predictors of leisure time physical activity during the transition from adolescence to adulthood: a population based cohort study; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Engaging, supporting and working with children and families in Tasmania's Child and Family Centres. Report on the impact of Centres on parents' use and experiences of services and supports in the Early Years
Exploring the relationship between physical activity and leisure in the lives of young Australians; Journal of Physical Activity and Health
Healthy Work: Process Evaluation
Partnering Healthy@Work: an Australian university-government partnership facilitating policy-relevant research; Health Promotion International
Patient valued outcomes following bariatric surgery: Does current outcome reporting adequately capture patient priorities?; 13th International Congress on Obesity
Tasmania’s child and family centres: a place-based early childhood services model for families and children from pregnancy to age five; Early Child Development and Care
The childhood determinants of adult health study: a profile of a cohort study to examine the childhood influences on adult cardiovascular health; Australasian Epidemiologist
The perceived benefits and challenges of running school breakfast programs in Tasmanian primary schools
The support needs of patients waiting for publicly funded bariatric surgery - implications for health service planners; Clinical Obesity
Understanding gender differences in bariatric surgery: Moving beyond traditional representation and appearance concerns; 13th International Congress on Obesity
Understanding the gendered nature of weight loss surgery: insights from an Australian qualitative study; Health Sociology Review
Young adult perceptions of Australia's physical activity recommendations for adults; Health Promotion Journal of Australia

Research Projects

Physical activity and young adults: what factors help to explain participation in physical activity during the transition from dependent adolescent to independent adult?; Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF)
The perceived benefits of school breakfast programs in Tasmanian primary schools; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Understanding obesity trajectories from childhood to adulthood; Menzies Institute for Medical Research (MIMR)

Research Candidate Supervision