Dr Michelle Jackson



Research Fellow Grade 2


Faculty of Health


School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 1995


Research interests

Dr Jackson's main research interests lie in the area of Health Epidemiology.


Dr Jackson has expertise in the management of large-scale epidemiological studies examining health and Health behaviours. Dr Jackson has been a project manager for over 10 years with significant experience in the management of large-scale population-based health studies in adults and children. She also has experience in both qualitative and quantitative projects in both urban and rural areas and among those experiencing socioeconomic disadvantage.


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Can an incentive-based intervention increase physical activity and reduce sitting among adults? The ACHIEVE (Active Choices IncEntiVE) feasibility study

K Ball, R Hunter, J-L Maple, M Moodie, J Salmon, K-L Ong, L Stephens, M Jackson, D Crawford

(2017), Vol. 14, pp. 1-10, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1


Addressing the social determinants of inequities in physical activity and sedentary behaviours

K Ball, A Carver, K Downing, M Jackson, K O'Rourke

(2015), Vol. 30, pp. ii8-ii19, Health promotion international, Oxford, Eng., C1


The feasibility and appeal of mobile 'apps' for supporting healthy food purchasing and consumption among socioeconomically disadvantaged women: a pilot study

K Ball, J Mouchacca, M Jackson

(2014), Vol. 25, pp. 79-82, Health promotion journal of Australia, Melbourne, Vic., C1


Cohort profile : The resilience for eating and activity despite inequality (READI) study

K Ball, V Cleland, J Salmon, A Timperio, S McNaughton, L Thornton, K Campbell, M Jackson, L Baur, G Mishra, J Brug, R Jeffery, A King, I Kawachi, D Crawford

(2013), Vol. 42, pp. 1629-1639, International journal of epidemiology, Oxford, England, C1-1


Are parental concerns about children's inactivity warranted, and are they associated with a supportive home environment?

M Jackson, D Crawford, K Campbell, J Salmon

(2008), Vol. 79, pp. 274-282, Research quarterly for exercise and sport, Washington D.C., C1


Family physical activity and sedentary environments and weight change in children

A Timperio, J Salmon, K Ball, L Baur, A Telford, M Jackson, L Salmon, D Crawford

(2008), Vol. 3, pp. 160-167, International journal of pediatric obesity, London, England, C1


Parent's views of the importance of making changes in settings where children spend time to prevent obesity

D Crawford, A Timperio, K Campbell, C Hume, M Jackson, A Carver, K Hesketh, K Ball, J Salmon

(2008), Vol. 17, pp. 148-158, Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition, McKinnon, Vic., C1


Neighbourhood fast food outlets and obesity in children and adults : the CLAN study

D Crawford, A Timperio, J Salmon, L Baur, B Giles-Corti, R Roberts, M Jackson, N Andrianopoulos, K Ball

(2008), Vol. 3, pp. 249-256, International journal of pediatric obesity, London, England, C1


Associations between family circumstance and weight status of Australian children

K Hesketh, D Crawford, J Salmon, M Jackson, K Campbell

(2007), Vol. 2, pp. 86-96, International journal of pediatric obesity, New York, NY., C1


Family food environments of 5-6 year-old-children: does socioeconomic status make a difference?

K Campbell, D Crawford, M Jackson, K Cashel, A Worsley, K Gibbons, L Birch

(2002), Vol. 11, pp. 553-561, Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition, London, England, C1


Foods prepared outside the home: association with selected nutrients and body mass index in adult Australians

C Burns, M Jackson, C Gibbons, R Stoney

(2002), Vol. 5, pp. 441-448, Public health nutrition, Cambridge, England, C1


Beliefs about the causes of weight change in the Australian population

M Jackson, K Ball, D Crawford

(2001), Vol. 25, pp. 1512-1516, International journal of obesity, London, England, C1


Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found


No completed student supervisions to report