Dr Jennifer Marks



Associate Research Fellow


Faculty of Health


School of Health & Soc. Dev.


Melbourne Burwood Campus



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Health benefits of hard martial arts in adults: a systematic review

S Origua Rios, J Marks, I Estevan, L Barnett

(2018), Vol. 36, pp. 1614-1622, Journal of sports sciences, Abingdon, Eng., C1


Networks for prevention in 19 communities at the start of a large-scale community-based obesity prevention initiative

J Marks, A Sanigorski, B Owen, J McGlashan, L Millar, M Nichols, C Strugnell, S Allender

(2018), Vol. 8, pp. 575-584, Translational behavioral medicine, Oxford, Eng., C1


Social network analysis of stakeholder networks from two community-based obesity prevention interventions

Jaimie McGlashan, Melanie Nichols, Ariella Korn, Lynne Millar, Jennifer Marks, Andrew Sanigorski, Mark Pachucki, Boyd Swinburn, Steven Allender, Christina Economos

(2018), Vol. 13, pp. e0196211-e0196211, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1


Is school community perception of student weight status a barrier for addressing childhood obesity?

J Marks, L Barnett, S Allender

(2018), pp. 1-9, Health promotion journal of Australia, Chichester, Eng., C1


Protocol for an economic evaluation of WHO STOPS childhood obesity stepped-wedge cluster randomised controlled trial

Rohan Sweeney, Marj Moodie, Phuong Nguyen, Penny Fraser, Kristy Bolton, Andrew Brown, Jennifer Marks, Nic Crooks, Claudia Strugnell, Colin Bell, Lynne Millar, Liliana Orellana, Steven Allender

(2018), Vol. 8, pp. 1-10, BMJ Open, London, ENg., C1


Personal Network Characteristics as Predictors of Change in Obesity Risk Behaviors in Early Adolescence

Jennifer Marks, Kayla de la Haye, Lisa Barnett, Steven Allender

(2018), pp. 1-14, Journal of research on adolescence, London, Eng., C1


Changing from primary to secondary school highlights opportunities for school environment interventions aiming to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour: a longitudinal cohort study.

J Marks, L Barnett, C Strugnell, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 59-59, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, England, C1


Change of school in early adolescence and adverse obesity-related dietary behavior: a longitudinal cohort study, Victoria, Australia, 2013-2014

J Marks, L Barnett, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 1-11, Preventing chronic diseases: public health research, practice, and policy, Atlanta, Ga., C1


Friendship network characteristics are associated with physical activity and sedentary behavior in early adolescence

J Marks, K de la Haye, L Barnett, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-15, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1


Using social network analysis to identify key child care center staff for obesity prevention interventions: a pilot study

J Marks, L Barnett, C Foulkes, P Hawe, S Allender

(2013), Vol. 2013, pp. 1-9, Journal of obesity, New York, N.Y., C1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Friends & Health Behaviour over the primary to secondary school transition

Prof Steven Allender, A/Prof Lisa Barnett, Ms Jennifer Marks

  • 2014: $15,000


No completed student supervisions to report