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ISBNPA highlights – Chelsea Mauch

At ISBNPA 2019, I presented work conducted as part of my PhD project, titled ‘Family resource drivers of unhealthy food intake in Australian toddlers’. My work explored the relationship be...

Early and mid-career researchers @ISBNPA2019

A group of EPOCH CRE representatives recently attended the 18th Annual Meeting of International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) in Prague, Czech...

Reflections on ISBNPA and Congratulations Britt!!

Brittany Johnson a CRE-EPOCH Affiliate and PhD candidate, attended the 18th International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting in Prague. Britt presented an oral...

Does evidence still matter? What works now?

The Mandarin, 23 June 2019: Does evidence still matter? What works now? This article is based on an interesting new paper by Sandra Nutley, Annette Boaz and Huw Davies outlining major developments...

Have you seen our fact sheet?

This fact sheet summarises evidence based actions for ensuring healthy growth in the early years. It includes advice on early feeding and eating habits, being active and the importance of sleep. The...

Creating healthy eating habits and screen time habits at home

This article outlines some clever strategies for parents in setting up healthy eating and screen time habits at home.  This article was authored by Dr Katherine Downing, a Postdoctoral...

Congratulations to Professor Marj Moodie

Congratulations to Professor Marj Moodie Deakin University recently conferred the title of Alfred Deakin Professor upon Professor Marj Moodie one of the Chief Invesitgators of CRE-EPOCH for her...

International Union of Health Promotion and Education – Rotorua, New Zealand, April 7-11, 2019

CRE EPOCH colleagues Professor Li Ming Wen, Dr Sarah Taki, Ms Sarah Marshall and Dr Seema Mihrshahi attended the IUHPE World Health Promotion Conference.    The 5-day forum included...

Associations between parents' screen time and childrens' weight status

  What is the influence of parents on screen time and weight status of Brazilian preschool children? Widjane Goncalves; Rebecca Byrne, Marcelo Viana; Stewart Trost   Childhood obesity is...

Socioeconomic inequalities in obesity: modelling future trends in Australia

By Andrew Tan   The paper Hayes A, Tan EJ, Killedar, Lung T. Socioeconomic inequalities in obesity: modelling future trends in Australia. BMJ Open 2019: forthcoming.   Why we studied...