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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
Mental health services

Research Objectives

Teaching and curriculum
Mental health services
Adolescent health
Expanding knowledge in psychology

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'I don't have the best life': a qualitative exploration of adolescent loneliness; Journal of Child & Adolescent Behavior
Conceptualising loneliness in adolescents: development and validation of a self-report instrument; Child Psychiatry & Human Development
Not just 'a walking the dog': dog walking and pet play and their association with recommended physical activity among adolescents; Observational Studies
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
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