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Researcher: Pittaway, JK (Ms Jane Pittaway)

Fields of Research

Nutrition and dietetics
Higher education
Preventative health care
Metabolic medicine
Analytical biochemistry
Exercise physiology
Sport and exercise nutrition
Health informatics and information systems
Basic pharmacology
Motor control
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Health services and systems
Aged health care

Research Objectives

Teaching and instruction technologies
Clinical health
Health related to ageing
Health education and promotion
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Learner and learning
Provision of health and support services
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Preventive medicine
Expanding knowledge in education

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparison of undergraduate student experiences of assessed versus nonassessed participation in online asynchronous discussion groups: Lessons from a cross disciplinary study in health and sociology; ASCILITE 2015
Age-Related Changes in Physical Fall Risk Factors: Results from a 3 Year Follow-up of Community Dwelling Older Adults in Tasmania, Australia; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Are Seasonal Variations in Vitamin D and Fall Rate Associated with Changes in Balance?; Physiotherapy Conference 2011
Asynchronous discussion boards: To assess or not, that is the question Type of presentation: Spotlight on Practice; Teaching Matters conference, University of Tasmania
Challenges for this place or any place: student preferences for lecture ‘places’ in a blended learning environment; 38th HERDSA Annual International Conference
Chickpea supplementation in an Australian diet affects food choice, satiety and bowel health; Appetite
Chickpeas influence P:S ratio and fibre content of ad libitum dietary intake and improve serum lipid profile and glycaemic control; 30th Annual NSA Scientific Meeting
Chickpeas may influence fatty acid and fiber intake in an ad libitum diet, leading to small improvements in serum lipid profile and glycemic control; Journal of the American Dietetic Association
DHA and EPA in older Tasmanian adults: plasma profile and dietary contributors; Nutrition Society of Australia 37th Annual Scientific Meeting
Diet and multiple sclerosis: Scoping review of web-based recommendations; Interactive Journal of Medical Research
Dietary supplementation with chickpeas for at least five weeks results in small but significant reductions in serum total- and LDL-cholesterol in adult women and men; Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism
Effects of a controlled diet supplemented with chickpeas versus wheat on serum lipids, glycaemic control, satiety and bowel function; 30th Annual NSA Scientific Meeting
Effects of controlled diet supplemented with chickpeas on serum lipids, glucose tolerance, satiety and bowel function; Journal of the American College of Nutrition
Effects of olive oil and tomato lycopene combination on serum lycopene, lipid profile and lipid oxidation; Nutrition: The International Journal of Applied and Basic Nutritional Sciences
Games students play: Engaging first year tertiary students in linking and extending foundation material throught the use of a digital game; Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference
In vitro antioxidant, antiplatelet and anti-inflammatory activity of Carpobrotus rossii (pigface) extract; Journal of Ethnopharmacology
Long-term follow-up of determinants of seasonal variation in vitamin D status in older adults; Thirty-Eighth Annual Scientific Meeting of The Nutrition Society of Australia
Make vitamin D while the sun shines, take supplements when it doesn't; Nutrition Society of Australia and Nutrition Society of New Zealand. Thirty-fifth Annual Scientific Meeting
Make vitamin D while the sun shines, take supplements when it doesn't: a longitudinal, observational study of older adults in Tasmania, Australia; PLoS One
Omega-3 dietary fatty acid status of healthy older adults in Tasmania, Australia: An observational study; Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging
Online dietary advice for the symptomatic management of multiple sclerosis; Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia 40th Annual Scientific Meeting
Online dietary advice for the symptomatic management of multiple sclerosis: a scoping review protocol; JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
Qualitative analysis of the effects of chickpea supplementation on habitual diet; 30th Annual NSA Scientific Meeting
Seasonal Variation in Vitamin D, Activity and Strength; 9th Asia/Oceania Regional congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Serum [25(OH)D] status, ankle strength and activity show seasonal variation in older adults: relevance for winter falls in higher latitudes; Age and Ageing
Tertiary Haemostasis: What do we Teach, What Should we Teach?; The Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis Scientific Workshop
The association between aeasonal variation in vitamin D, postural sway, and falls risk: an observational cohort study; Journal of Aging Research
The effect of chickpeas on human serum lipids and lipoproteins; Nutrition Society of Australia
This place or any place: student preferences for lecture ‘places’ in a blended learning environment in Bioscience; Teaching Matters 2014
This place or any place: student preferences for lecture ‘places’ in a blended learning environment in Bioscience; Teaching Matters 2014 “Places and Spaces”
Using an Online Interactive Game to Enhance the Learning Outcomes for First Year Tertiary Students; Creative Education

Research Projects

The Role of Vitamin D and Seasonal Variation in Postural Balance of Community Dwelling Older Adults in Tasmania; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision