Staff profile

Dr Anthony Barnett

Position: Senior Lecturer Of Sports Science
role description
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 925 17236 +61 3 925 17236


Research interests

Anthony’s research interests include measurement of physical activity, environmental influences on physical activity and monitoring interactions between training, performance and other variables in elite athletes.



Cerin E, Lee K-Y, Barnett A, Sit CHP, Cheung M-C, Chan W-M, Johnston JM. Walking for transporttation in Hong Kong urban elders: A cross-sectional study on what destinations matter and when. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013;10:78

Cerin E,  Sit CHP, Barnett A, Cheung M-C, Chan W-M. Walking for Recreation and Perceptions of the Neighborhood Environment in Older Chinese Urban Dwellers. Journal of Urban Health 2013;90:56-66

Cerin E, Lee K-Y, Barnett A, Sit CHP, Cheung M-C, Chan WM. Objectively-measured neighborhood environments and leisure-time physical activity in Chinese urban elders. Preventive Medicine 2013;56;86-89

Barnett A, Cerin E, Reaburn P, Hooper S. Identifying mediators of training effects on performance related psychobiosocial states: A single-case observational study in an elite female triathlete. Psychology of Sport and Exercise 2012;13:451-549

Cerin E, Barnett A, Cheung, M-C, Sit CHP, Macfarlane DJ, Chan W-M. Reliability and validity of the IPAQ-L in a sample of Hong Kong Urban older adults: Does neighborhood of residence matter? Journal of Aging and Physical Activity 2012;20:402-420

Baranowski T, Abdelsamad D, Baranowski J, O'Connor T, Thompson D, Barnett A, Cerin E, Chen T-A. Impact of an active video game on healthy children’s physical activity. Pediatrics 2012; 129:e636-e642

Ledoux T, Watson K, Barnett A, Nguyen N, Baranowski J, Baranowski T. Components of the diet associated with child adiposity: A cross-sectional study. Journal of the American College of Nutrition 2011;30:536-546

Cerin, E, Barnett A, Sit, CHP, Cheung, M, Lee, J, Ho, DSY, Chan, W-m. Measuring walking within and outside the neighborhood in Chinese elders: Reliability and validity.  BMC Public Health 2011;11: 851

Barnett A, Cerin E, Baranowski T. Active videogames for youth: A systematic review. Journal of Physical Activity & Health 2011;8:724-737

Cerin E, Barnett A. Mechanisms linking affective reactions to competition-related and competition-extraneous concerns in male martial artists. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports 2011;21:700-712

Cerin E, Barnett A. Predictors of pre- and post-competition affective states in male martial artists: a multilevel interactional approach. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports 2011;21:137-150

Barnett A, Cerin E, Reaburn P, Hooper, S. The effects of training on performance and performance-related states in individual elite athletes: A dynamic approach. Journal of Sports Sciences 2010;28:1117-26

Cerin E, Barnett A, Baranowski T. Testing theories of dietary behaviour change in youth using the mediating variable model with intervention programs. (invited review ) Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 41: 309-18, 2009

Barnett A. Using recovery modalities between training sessions in elite athletes: does it help? (review)  Sports Medicine 36:781-796, 2006

Barnett A, Cerin E. Individual calibration for estimating free-living walking speed using the MTI monitor. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 38:761-7, 2006.

Cerin E, Barnett A. A processual analysis of basic emotions and sources of concerns as they are lived before and after a competition. Psychology of Sport and Exercise 7:287-307, 2006.

Barnett A, Bacon-Shone J, Tam KH, Leung M, Armstrong N. Peak oxygen uptake of 12  to 18-year-old boys living in a densely populated urban environment. Annals of Human Biology 22:525-532, 1995.

Barnett A, Maughan RJ. Response of unacclimatized males to repeated weekly bouts of exercise in the heat. British Journal of Sports Medicine 27:39-44, 1993.

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