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Researcher: Martin, KE (Professor Karen Martin)

Fields of Research

Curriculum and pedagogy
Child and adolescent development
Sociology of family and relationships
Inclusive education
Patient safety
Mental health services
Learning sciences
Health systems
Early childhood education
Health and community services
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)

Research Objectives

Teaching and curriculum
Early childhood education
Inclusive education
Mental health services
Adolescent health
Mental health
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Health education and promotion
Expanding knowledge in psychology

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'All they need is grass': developing physical environments to support children’s physical activity; Research into Inclusive Outdoor Environments for All
'But that’s just for little kids': meeting the needs of older children and adolescents in parks and playgrounds; International Conference on Reseach into Inclusive Outdoor Environments for All
'I don't have the best life': a qualitative exploration of adolescent loneliness; Journal of Child & Adolescent Behavior
'We Live Here Too'...What Makes a Child-Friendly Neighborhood?; Wellbeing and the Environment
249 Active schools = active kids?; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
An update of recent evidence of the relationship between objective and self-report measures of the physical environment and physical activity behaviours; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Conceptualising loneliness in adolescents: development and validation of a self-report instrument; Child Psychiatry & Human Development
Conducting field research in a primary school setting: methodological considerations for maximizing response rates, data quality and quantity; Health Education Journal
Dispelling stereotypes… Skate Parks as a setting for pro-social behavior among young people; Current Urban Studies
Drumming up support - reducing post-traumatic stress symptoms and dysfunctional behaviour through group drumming; International Childhood Trauma Conference
Morphine and clonazepam combinations in the Springfusor 30 infusion device; Palliative Medicine: A Multiprofessional Journal
Not just 'a walking the dog': dog walking and pet play and their association with recommended physical activity among adolescents; Observational Studies
Palliative care nurses' perceptions of good and bad deaths and care expectations: a qualitative analysis; International Journal of Palliative Nursing
Physical, policy, and sociocultural characteristics of the primary school environment are positively associated with children's physical activity during class time; Journal of Physical Activity and Health
Relocation stress syndrome: the case of palliative care patients; Palliative Medicine: A Multiprofessional Journal
School and individual-level characteristics are associated with children's moderate to vigorous-intensity physical activity during school recess; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
The association between neighborhood greenness and cardiovascular disease: an observational study; BMC Public Health
The pet factor - companion animals as a conduit for getting to know people, friendship formation and social support; PLOS One
Trauma-informed abuse education in sport: engaging athlete abuse survivors as educators and facilitating a community of care; Sport Education and Society
Virtually impossible: limiting Australian children and adolescents daily screen based media use; BMC Public Health

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision