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Stanley, Rebecca M. Dr.

Associate Research Fellow

  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Early Start Research
  • School of Education

Overview


Dr Rebecca Stanley is a NSW Health Early-Mid Career Fellow in the Faculty of Social Sciences. Her research interests are in the development, implementation and evaluation of culturally appropriate school-, afterschool-, and community-based interventions to increase physical activity, reduce sedentary behaviour and promote healthy lifestyles in children and adolescents, particularly in Indigenous children. Rebecca is currently leading a Global Challenges research project exploring the concept of strong culture, healthier lifestyles through the development of an after school Aboriginal cultural activity program for children living in the Shoalhaven region.

Top Publications


Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Infant behaviour and development - tummy time Hewitt, Lyndel
    Doctor of Philosophy Development a preliminary food security instrument, in consultation with Aboriginal Australian Communities in the Northern Territory Crowe, Ruth
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploring a Strength-Based Approach to Capturing Aboriginal Australian Children's Healthy Eating and Active Living Story. Ryan, Sarah

Education And Training


  • B.A.S. in Occupational Therapy, University of South Australia, School of health Sciences, Honours 2002 - 2006
  • D.Phil., University of South Australia, School of Health Sciences, Increasing specificity of correlate research: the development of questionnaires to measure the predictors of lunchtime and after-school physical activity in children 2008 - 2013
  • D.Phil., University of South Australia, School of Health Sciences, Increasing specificity of correlate research: the development of questionnaires to measure the predictors of lunchtime and after-school physical activity in children 2008 - 2013

Full Name


  • Rebecca Stanley

Located In Facility


  • Early Start  

Top Publications


Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Infant behaviour and development - tummy time Hewitt, Lyndel
    Doctor of Philosophy Development a preliminary food security instrument, in consultation with Aboriginal Australian Communities in the Northern Territory Crowe, Ruth
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploring a Strength-Based Approach to Capturing Aboriginal Australian Children's Healthy Eating and Active Living Story. Ryan, Sarah

Education And Training


  • B.A.S. in Occupational Therapy, University of South Australia, School of health Sciences, Honours 2002 - 2006
  • D.Phil., University of South Australia, School of Health Sciences, Increasing specificity of correlate research: the development of questionnaires to measure the predictors of lunchtime and after-school physical activity in children 2008 - 2013
  • D.Phil., University of South Australia, School of Health Sciences, Increasing specificity of correlate research: the development of questionnaires to measure the predictors of lunchtime and after-school physical activity in children 2008 - 2013

Full Name


  • Rebecca Stanley

Located In Facility


  • Early Start