Dr Gavin Abbott

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow (Grade 2)

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Graduate Diploma in Psychology, Deakin University, 2007
Bachelor of Science, Deakin University, 2007
Bachelor of Arts, Deakin University, 2007

Contact

gavin.abbott@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 45503

Conferences

Abbott, G. R., & Byrne, L. K. (2011). Facial, postural, and prosodic emotion recognition in schizotypy. Paper presented at the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research 2011 Conference: Dunedin, New Zealand.
Abbott, G., & Byrne, L. (2010a). Schizotypy and subjective wellbeing. Paper presented at the 11th Biennial Australasian Schizophrenia Conference: Sydney.
Abbott, G., & Byrne, L. (2010b). Social cognitive deficits in schizotypy. Paper presented at the 11th Biennial Australasian Schizophrenia Conference: Sydney.
Ball, K., Abbott, G., Cleland, V., Timperio, A., Brug, J., King, A. C., et al. (2010). Socioeconomic disadvantage and obesity: Who is resilient? Paper presented at the 10th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity: Minnesota, USA.
Williams, L., Andrianopoulos, N., Abbott, G., & Ball, K. (2010). The effect of education and personal income on women's BMI: Insights from READI. Paper presented at the Australia and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting: Sydney.

Publications

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2017

What predicts children's active transport and independent mobility in disadvantaged neighborhoods?

J Veitch, A Carver, J Salmon, G Abbott, K Ball, D Crawford, V Cleland, A Timperio

(2017), Vol. 44, pp. 103-109, Health & place, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Do intrapersonal factors mediate the association of social support with physical activity in young women living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods? A longitudinal mediation analysis

A Middelweerd, S te Velde, G Abbott, A Timperio, J Brug, K Ball

(2017), Vol. 12, pp. 1-14, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Early life protein intake: food sources, correlates, and tracking across the first 5 years of life

K Campbell, G Abbott, M Zheng, S McNaughton

(2017), Vol. 117, pp. 1188-1197, Journal of the academy of nutrition and dietetics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Is the link between movement and mental health a two-way street? Prospective associations between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and depressive symptoms among women living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods

M Teychenne, G Abbott, K Lamb, S Rosenbaum, K Ball

(2017), Vol. 102, pp. 72-78, Preventative medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The impact of financial incentives on participants' food purchasing patterns in a supermarket-based randomized controlled trial

D Olstad, D Crawford, G Abbott, S McNaughton, H Le, C Ni Mhurchu, C Pollard, K Ball

(2017), Vol. 14, pp. 1-7, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1

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2016

Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between parents' and preschoolers' physical activity and TV viewing: the HAPPY Study

G Abbott, J Hnatiuk, A Timperio, J Salmon, K Best, K Hesketh

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 269-274, Journal of physical activity and health, Champaign, Ill., C1

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Construct validity of the pictorial scale of perceived movement skill competence

L Barnett, S Vazou, G Abbott, S Bowe, L Robinson, N Ridgers, J Salmon

(2016), Vol. 22, pp. 294-302, Psychology of sport and exercise, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Park availability and physical activity, TV time, and overweight and obesity among women: findings from Australia and the United States

J Veitch, G Abbott, A Kaczynski, S Wilhelm Stanis, G Besenyi, K Lamb

(2016), Vol. 38, pp. 96-102, Health and place, Oxford, Eng., C1

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A process evaluation of the Supermarket Healthy Eating for Life (SHELf) randomized controlled trial

D Olstad, K Ball, G Abbott, S McNaughton, H Le, C Mhurchu, C Pollard, D Crawford

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 1-15, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1

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Hair cortisol levels, perceived stress and body mass index in women and children living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods: the READI study

D Olstad, K Ball, C Wright, G Abbott, E Brown, A Turner

(2016), Vol. 19, pp. 158-167, Stress, London, Eng., C1

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Economic evaluation of price discounts and skill-building strategies on purchase and consumption of healthy food and beverages: The SHELf randomized controlled trial.

H Le, L Gold, G Abbott, D Crawford, S McNaughton, C Mhurchu, C Pollard, K Ball

(2016), Vol. 159, pp. 83-91, Social science and medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Validity and reliability of a pictorial instrument for assessing perceived motor competence in Portuguese children

V Lopes, L Barnett, L Saraiva, C Gonçalves, S Bowe, G Abbott, L Rodrigues

(2016), Vol. 42, pp. 666-674, Child: care, health and development, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Shopsmart 4 health: results of a randomized controlled trial of a behavioral intervention promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among socioeconomically disadvantaged women

K Ball, S McNaughton, H Le, G Abbott, L Stephens, D Crawford

(2016), Vol. 104, pp. 436-445, American journal of clinical nutrition, Rockville, Md., C1

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2015

Prevalence and stability of active play, restricted movement and television viewing in infants

K Hesketh, D Crawford, G Abbott, K Campbell, J Salmon

(2015), Vol. 185, pp. 883-894, Early child development and care, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Influence of price discounts and skill-building strategies on purchase and consumption of healthy food and beverages: outcomes of the Supermarket Healthy Eating for Life randomized controlled trial

K Ball, S McNaughton, H Le, L Gold, C Ni Mhurchu, G Abbott, C Pollard, D Crawford

(2015), Vol. 101, pp. 1055-1064, American journal of clinical nutrition, Bethesda, Md., C1

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Do sedentary behaviors mediate associations between socio-demographic characteristics and BMI in women living in socio-economically disadvantaged neighborhoods?

S Compernolle, K De Cocker, G Abbott, M Verloigne, G Cardon, I De Bourdeaudhuij, K Ball

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 1-9, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, London, Eng., C1

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Maternal efficacy and sedentary behavior rules predict child obesity resilience

D Crawford, K Ball, V Cleland, L Thornton, G Abbott, S McNaughton, K Campbell, J Brug, J Salmon, A Timperio

(2015), Vol. 2, pp. 1-11, BMC Obesity, London, Eng., C1

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How active are people in metropolitan parks? An observational study of park visitation in Australia

J Veitch, A Carver, G Abbott, B Giles-Corti, A Timperio, J Salmon

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 1-8, BMC public health, Bingley, Eng., C1

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Associations between physical activity, television viewing and postnatal depressive symptoms amongst healthy primiparous mothers

M Teychenne, G Abbott, P van der Pligt, K Ball, K Campbell, C Milte, K Hesketh

(2015), pp. 1-6, Mental health and physical activity, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2014

Improving perceptions of healthy food affordability: results from a pilot intervention

L Williams, G Abbott, L Thornton, A Worsley, K Ball, D Crawford

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 1-5, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, London, England, C1

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Prospective associations between sedentary behaviour and risk of depression in socio-economically disadvantaged women

M Teychenne, G Abbott, K Ball, J Salmon

(2014), Vol. 65, pp. 82-86, Preventive medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Overlap between autistic and schizotypal personality traits is not accounted for by anxiety and depression.

A Mealey, G Abbott, L Byrne, J McGillivray

(2014), Vol. 219, pp. 380-385, Psychiatry Research, Shannon, County Clare, Ireland, C1

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Explaining educational disparities in adiposity: the role of neighborhood environments.

G Abbott, K Backholer, A Peeters, L Thornton, D Crawford, K Ball

(2014), Vol. 22, pp. 2413-2419, Obesity (Silver Spring), Hoboken N. J., C1

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2013

A parent-focused intervention to reduce infant obesity risk behaviors: a randomized trial

K Campbell, S Lioret, S McNaughton, D Crawford, J Salmon, K Ball, Z McCallum, B Gerner, A Spence, A Cameron, J Hnatiuk, O Ukoumunne, L Gold, G Abbott, K Hesketh

(2013), Vol. 131, pp. 652-660, Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Ill., C1

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Schizotypal traits are associated with poorer identity from dynamic stimuli

G Abbott, L Byrne

(2013), Vol. 207, pp. 40-44, Psychiatry research, Shannon, Ireland, C1

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Behavior and weight correlates of weight-control efforts in Australian women living in disadvantage : the READI study

R Jeffery, G Abbott, K Ball, D Crawford

(2013), Vol. 10, pp. 1-14, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, England, C1

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Associations between psychological stress, eating, physical activity, sedentary behaviours and body weight among women: a longitudinal study

J Mouchacca, G Abbott, K Ball

(2013), Vol. 13, pp. 1-11, BMC public health, London, England, C1

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Are associations between the perceived home and neighbourhood environment and children?s physical activity and sedentary behaviour moderated by urban/rural location?

J Salmon, J Veitch, G Abbott, M ChinAPaw, J Brug, S teVelde, V Cleland, C Hume, D Crawford, K Ball

(2013), Vol. 24, pp. 44-53, Health & Place, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Is park visitation associated with leisure-time and transportation physical activity?

J Veitch, K Ball, D Crawford, G Abbott, J Salmon

(2013), Vol. 57, pp. 732-734, Preventive medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Home food availability mediates associations between mothers' nutrition knowledge and child diet

K Campbell, G Abbott, A Spence, D Crawford, S McNaughton, K Ball

(2013), Vol. 71, pp. 1-6, Appetite, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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2012

Schizotypy and subjective wellbeing in university students

G Abbott, L Byrne

(2012), Vol. 196, pp. 154-156, Psychiatry research, Shannon, Ireland, C1

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Diminished subjective wellbeing in schizotypy is more than just negative affect

G Abbott, M Do, L Byrne

(2012), Vol. 52, pp. 914-918, Personality and individual differences, Kidlington, England, C1

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Facial affect recognition and schizotypal personality characteristics

G Abbott, M Green

(2012), Vol. 7, pp. 58-63, Early Intervention in Psychiatry, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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Park improvements and park activity : a natural experiment

J Veitch, K Ball, D Crawford, G Abbott, J Salmon

(2012), Vol. 42, pp. 616-619, American journal of preventive medicine, New York, N.Y., C1

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Home and neighbourhood correlates of BMI among children living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods

D Crawford, K Ball, V Cleland, K Campbell, A Timperio, G Abbott, J Brug, L Baur, J Salmon

(2012), Vol. 107, pp. 1028-1036, British journal of nutrition, Cambridge, England, C1

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Resilience to obesity among socioeconomically disadvantaged women : the READI study

K Ball, G Abbott, V Cleland, A Timperio, L Thornton, G Mishra, R Jeffery, J Brug, A King, D Crawford

(2012), Vol. 36, pp. 855-865, International journal of obesity, London, England, C1

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Do parents' and children's concerns about sports safety and injury risk relate to how much physical activity children do?

A Telford, C Finch, L Barnett, G Abbott, J Salmon

(2012), Vol. 46, pp. 1084-1088, British journal of sports medicine, London, England, C1

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Do food and physical activity environments vary between disadvantaged urban and rural areas? Findings from the READI study

L Thornton, D Crawford, V Cleland, A Timperio, G Abbott, K Ball

(2012), Vol. 23, pp. 153-156, Health promotion journal of Australia, Camperdown, N. S. W., C1

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2011

Is the neighbourhood environment associated with sedentary behaviour outside of school hours among children?

J Veitch, A Timperio, D Crawford, G Abbott, B Giles-Corti, J Salmon

(2011), Vol. 41, pp. 333-341, Annals of behavioral medicine, New York, N.Y., C1

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2010

Personal, social and environmental correlates of healthy weight status amongst mothers from socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods : findings from the READI study

A MacFarlane, G Abbott, D Crawford, K Ball

(2010), Vol. 7, pp. 1-9, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, England, C1

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Maternal self-efficacy regarding children's eating and sedentary behaviours in the early years : Associations with children's food intake and sedentary behaviours

K Campbell, K Hesketh, A Silverii, G Abbott

(2010), Vol. 5, pp. 501-508, International journal of pediatric obesity, London, England, C1

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Is healthy behavior contagious : associations of social norms with physical activity and healthy eating

K Ball, R Jeffery, G Abbott, S McNaughton, D Crawford

(2010), Vol. 7, pp. 1-27, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, England, C1

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2009

Sociodemographic and behavioural correlates of weight status among women with children living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods

A MacFarlane, G Abbott, D Crawford, K Ball

(2009), Vol. 33, pp. 1289-1298, International journal of obesity, London, England, C1

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2008

The effect of Shamanic-like stimulus conditions and the cognitive-perceptual factor of schizotypy on phenomenology

A Rock, G Abbott, H Childargushi, M Kiehne

(2008), Vol. 10, pp. 79-98, North American journal of psychology, Winter Garden, Fla., C1

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Altered experience mediates the relationship between schizotypy and mood disturbance during shamanic-like journeying

A Rock, G Abbott, N Kambouropoulos

(2008), Vol. 22, pp. 371-384, Journal of scientific exploration, Lawrence, Kan., C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report