Staff profile - Lisa Barnett
Dr Lisa Barnett
|Position:||Senior Lecturer |
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Health|
|Department:||School of Health & Social Development|
|Campus:||Melbourne Burwood Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 92446177 +61 3 92446177|
- Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney, 2009
- Master of Public Health, University of New South Wales, 2002
- Bachelor of Social Science(s), Edith Cowan University, 1995
- Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2011
Australian Child and Adolescent Obesity Research Network (ACAORN)
American College of Sports Medicine
International Society Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity
Sports Medicine Australia
Chair of the Honours program within the school
Conferences and seminars
Selected presentations in last five years
* Being ball skill competent relates to perceived competence but not physical activity in young children. International Conference Behavior Nutrition and Physical Activity, Belgium May 2013.
* Parents and children's perceptions of active gaming as a way to improve children's movement skills.4th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health. Sydney.
* Does a movement skill intervention in preschools result in movement skill and physical activity outcomes three years later? 4th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health. Sydney.
* Do motor skill interventions work in the long term? North American Society Psychology, Sport and Physical Activity Hawaii, US. June 2012.
* Barnett L. The relationship between physical activity and motor skill in children and adolescents? ICEPAMS International Congress. Jyvaskyla, Finland November 2012.
* Evidence for a reciprocal dynamic relationship between motor skill and physical activity Symposium. North American Society Psychology, Sport and Physical Activity Tucson, Arizona, US. June 2010.
* The effect of a school physical activity intervention on subsequent motor skill and physical activity level. International Society Behavioral Nutrition Physical Activity (ISBNPA) Meeting, Portugal. June 2009.
* What is the relationship between motor skill and physical activity? Get Skilled Get Active. Symposium. National Physical Activity Conference, Brisbane 2009.
* Do Skilled Children Become Active Adolescents? American College of Sports Medicine 55th Annual Meeting Indianapolis, USA. May 2008.
* Do Skilled Children Become Fit Adolescents? International Society Behavioral Nutrition Physical Activity (ISBNPA) Meeting, Banff, Canada. May 2008.
Awards and prizes
2012 Vice Chancellor Award for Outstanding Contribution to Research:Early Career Researcher
2012 School of Health and Social Development Award Special Commendation for Research Student Supervision Excellence
2011 School of Health and Social Development Award for Excellence in Research
2011 National Health Medical Research Council postdoctoral fellowship
2009 National Heart Foundation Travel Award
2008 International Student Award: American College of Sports Medicine, USA.
2008 National Heart Foundation Travel Award
2006 Australian Postgraduate Scholarship Award
2003 Special Presentation Prize: Australian Association of Gerontology
Lisa regularly reviews manuscripts for national and international journals. She is also
a reviewer for the Deakin HREC
Lisa was awarded her PhD through University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine,
School of Public Health in 2009. She investigated the relationship between early
motor skill mastery and physical activity participation and fitness in adolescence.
She has a Masters in Public Health and over 15 years professional health
promotion experience. Lisa's research interests are in the development,
implementation, evaluation and long term follow-up of physical activity
interventions in children and adolescents. A key interest is the role actual and
perceived fundamental movement skill ability has to physical activity behaviour.