Okely, Anthony D. Professor

Faculty Member

  • Theme Leader - Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute
  • Director - Early Start Research Institute
  • School of Education

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Available as Research Supervisor

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy The relationship between educator engagement and interaction and children's physical activity in early childhood education and care services Tonge, Karen
    Doctor of Philosophy Effects of Physical activities and gestures on learning a foreign language vocabulary in Pre-school children Mavilidi, Myrto-Foteini
    Doctor of Philosophy Sitting time in Young Children at Childcare: How much and how to intervene? Ellis, Yvonne
    Doctor of Philosophy Gross Motor Skills in the Early Years Veldman, Sanne
    Doctor of Philosophy Evidence Based technology-mediated professional learning package for Early Childhood Education and Care addressing physical activity and nutrition behaviours of young children Peden, Michele
    Doctor of Philosophy Time2bHealthy: The effect of an online behaviour change program for parents of preschool- aged children Hammersley, Megan
    Doctor of Philosophy A Sports-Based Family Intervention to Promote Mental Health among Adolescent males. Hurley, Diarmuid
    Doctor of Philosophy Infant behaviour and development - tummy time Hewitt, Lyndel
    Doctor of Philosophy Investigating the Impact of the Spatial Environment on Adolescents - Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Cognition within the High School Environment. Kariippanon, Katharina
    Doctor of Philosophy Relationships between gross motor skills and health and developmental outcomes in young children. Kazmierska-Kowalewska, Kalina
    Doctor of Philosophy Effects of Reduced Sitting on Toddlers, Cardiovascular Health; A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. De Sousa Rodrigues de Sa, Eduarda Manuela
    Doctor of Philosophy Measurement, Levels, Patterns and Correlates of Sedentary Behaviour in Toddlers and Pre-schoolers. Rodrigues Pereira, Joao Rafael
    Doctor of Philosophy Environmental Features, Quality of the Childcare Practices and Adiposity in Toddlers Zhang, Zhiguang
    Doctor of Philosophy 'Having Fun Like We Used To': Exploring Social Norms about Physical Activity Choices from Childhood to Adulthood Kemp, Byron
    Doctor of Philosophy 24-hour movement behaviours across the primary-secondary school transition: Associations with physical and psychosocial health in preadolescent children Chong, Kar Hau
    Doctor of Philosophy Fine motor skill development in preschool aged children and the relation to other key aspects of learning. Strooband, Karel
    Doctor of Philosophy Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Family Day Care Settings Kerr, Erin

Top Publications


Selected Publications


Investigator On


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy The relationship between educator engagement and interaction and children's physical activity in early childhood education and care services Tonge, Karen
    Doctor of Philosophy Effects of Physical activities and gestures on learning a foreign language vocabulary in Pre-school children Mavilidi, Myrto-Foteini
    Doctor of Philosophy Sitting time in Young Children at Childcare: How much and how to intervene? Ellis, Yvonne
    Doctor of Philosophy Gross Motor Skills in the Early Years Veldman, Sanne
    Doctor of Philosophy Evidence Based technology-mediated professional learning package for Early Childhood Education and Care addressing physical activity and nutrition behaviours of young children Peden, Michele
    Doctor of Philosophy Time2bHealthy: The effect of an online behaviour change program for parents of preschool- aged children Hammersley, Megan
    Doctor of Philosophy A Sports-Based Family Intervention to Promote Mental Health among Adolescent males. Hurley, Diarmuid
    Doctor of Philosophy Infant behaviour and development - tummy time Hewitt, Lyndel
    Doctor of Philosophy Investigating the Impact of the Spatial Environment on Adolescents - Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Cognition within the High School Environment. Kariippanon, Katharina
    Doctor of Philosophy Relationships between gross motor skills and health and developmental outcomes in young children. Kazmierska-Kowalewska, Kalina
    Doctor of Philosophy Effects of Reduced Sitting on Toddlers, Cardiovascular Health; A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. De Sousa Rodrigues de Sa, Eduarda Manuela
    Doctor of Philosophy Measurement, Levels, Patterns and Correlates of Sedentary Behaviour in Toddlers and Pre-schoolers. Rodrigues Pereira, Joao Rafael
    Doctor of Philosophy Environmental Features, Quality of the Childcare Practices and Adiposity in Toddlers Zhang, Zhiguang
    Doctor of Philosophy 'Having Fun Like We Used To': Exploring Social Norms about Physical Activity Choices from Childhood to Adulthood Kemp, Byron
    Doctor of Philosophy 24-hour movement behaviours across the primary-secondary school transition: Associations with physical and psychosocial health in preadolescent children Chong, Kar Hau
    Doctor of Philosophy Fine motor skill development in preschool aged children and the relation to other key aspects of learning. Strooband, Karel
    Doctor of Philosophy Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Family Day Care Settings Kerr, Erin
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