Faculty of Health

Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research

Clare Hume

Position Senior Research Fellow
Email clare.hume@deakin.edu.au
Area School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Phone +61 3 92517723
Campus Off-Campus (Home)


Role and profile
Dr Clare Hume is a National Heart Foundation of Australia post-doctoral research fellow in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. Dr Hume is a member of the Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) and is an active researcher into a range of issues related to the factors influencing physical activity and sedentary behaviours among young people.


Teaching responsibilities
Co-supervising or advising 5 PhD students.


Research interests
Dr Hume is interested in active transport among children and adolescents, and the physical and social environmental factors that affect their opportunities and choices for walking and cycling. She is also interested in the development of novel intervention strategies to promote physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviours among youth. She is involved with several large-scale, ARC and NH&MRC funded projects examining these issues.


Awards and prizes
2009 - Best Oral Presentation by an early career researcher at the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Scientific meeting, Lisbon Portugal.
2009 – Travel grant – National Heart Foundation of Australia
2008 - National Heart Foundation of Australia Post-doctoral fellowship
2007 - The Asics Award for Best New Investigator: Health Promotion. Sixth National Physical Activity Conference, Adelaide, Australia.
2007 – Travel grant – National Heart Foundation of Australia
2006 - Applied Research in Sport and Recreation Science Award. Department for Victorian Communities
2005 - Merit award – Oral presentation: Australian Society for the Study of Obesity (ASSO) Annual Scientific Conference, Adelaide, Australia
2002 - VicHealth PhD research scholarship


Memberships
International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity
Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine
International Society for Behavioural Medicine


Service to the University, discipline or community
2009-2011
Member – Local organising committee, 2011 meeting of the International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA)
Member – Executive committee of the International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA)
2009
Member – Key Advisory Group for Kinect Australia (Go For Your Life)
2008-2009
President-elect – Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine (ASBHM)
2006-2011
Member – Executive committee of the Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine (ASBHM)
2007
Member – Faculty of HMN&BS Ethics subcommittee, Deakin University
2006
Deputy course co-ordinator, Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, Deakin University
Member – Faculty of HMN&BS Teaching and Learning committee, Deakin University


Conferences
Hume C*, Timperio A, Salmon J, Crawford D, Ball K. 2011. ‘Urban-rural differences in children’s active transport: The READI study’(Oral presentation). Tenth Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Melbourne, Australia.

Hume C*, Timperio A, Salmon J, Cleland V, Hesketh K, Crawford D. 2009. ‘Tracking of weight, active and sedentary behaviours over five years: The CLAN study’ (Oral presentation). Eighth Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Lisbon, Portugal.

Hume C*, Salmon J, Ball K, Jorna M, Crawford, D. 2008. ‘Are children’s perceptions of neighbourhood environments associated with their physical activity?’ (Oral presentation). 55th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Indianapolis, USA.

Hume C*, Salmon J, Timperio A, Ball K, Crawford D. 2008. ‘Do self-efficacy and enjoyment mediate the association between neighbourhood satisfaction and children’s walking and cycling?’ (Oral presentation). Seventh Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Hume C*, Salmon J, Jorna M, Tienstra, Ball K, Crawford D. 2008. ‘Translation of research into practice: the Switch-2-Activity trial’ (Oral presentation). Seventh annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Banff, Canada.

Hume C*, van der Horst K, Brug J, Salmon J & Oenema A. 2008.’Correlates of Dutch adolescents’ TV viewing: A social ecological approach’ (Oral presentation). Fifth Annual Scientific Conference of the Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine, Sydney, Australia.

Hume C*, Salmon J, Ball K, Jorna M, Crawford, D. 2007. ‘Are children’s perceptions of neighbourhood environments associated with their physical activity?’ (Oral presentation). Sixth National Physical Activity Conference, Adelaide, Australia.

Hume C*, Salmon J, Ball K, Jorna M & Crawford, D. 2007. ‘Demographic moderators of the association between the environment and children’s physical activity’ (Oral presentation). Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity, Oslo, Norway.

Salmon J*, Hume C, Ball K, Booth M, Jorna M & Crawford, D. 2007. ‘Reducing sedentary behaviour among primary school children’ (Oral presentation). Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity, Oslo, Norway.

Hume C*, Salmon J & Ball K. 2006.’Longitudinal relationships between children’s perceptions of the neighbourhood and physical activity’ (Oral presentation). International Congress for Behavioural Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand.

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12th June 2012