Dr Katherine Downing

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

k.downing@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46088

Publications

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2021

Nighttime sleep duration trajectories were associated with body mass index trajectories in early childhood

Miaobing Zheng, Kylie Hesketh, Jason Wu, Berit Heitmann, Katherine Downing, Karen Campbell

(2021), Vol. 16, pp. 1-9, Pediatric Obesity, Hoboken, NJ, C1

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Volume and accumulation patterns of physical activity and sedentary time: longitudinal changes and tracking from early to late childhood

K Downing, T Hinkley, A Timperio, J Salmon, A Carver, D Cliff, A Okely, K Hesketh

(2021), Vol. 18, pp. 1-11, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, London, Eng., C1

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A systematic review of economic evaluations of web‐based or telephone‐delivered interventions for preventing overweight and obesity and/or improving obesity‐related behaviors

Vicki Brown, Huong Tran, Katherine Downing, Kylie Hesketh, Marj Moodie

(2021), pp. 1-12, Obesity reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1

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2020

A systematic review of lifestyle patterns and their association with adiposity in children aged 5-12 years

N D'Souza, K Kuswara, M Zheng, R Leech, K Downing, S Lioret, K Campbell, K Hesketh

(2020), Vol. 21, pp. 1-12, Obesity reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Long-term outcomes (2 and 3.5 years post-intervention) of the INFANT early childhood intervention to improve health behaviors and reduce obesity: cluster randomised controlled trial follow-up

K Hesketh, J Salmon, S McNaughton, D Crawford, G Abbott, A Cameron, S Lioret, L Gold, K Downing, K Campbell

(2020), Vol. 17, pp. 1-10, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1

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Family history of non-communicable diseases and associations with weight and movement behaviours in Australian school-aged children: A prospective study

K Downing, K Hesketh, A Timperio, J Salmon, K Moss, G Mishra

(2020), Vol. 10, pp. 1-8, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

Interventions to increase physical activity in children 0-5 years old: a systematic review, meta-analysis and realist synthesis

J Hnatiuk, H Brown, K Downing, T Hinkley, J Salmon, K Hesketh

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 75-87, Obesity reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Differences between mothers and fathers of young children in their use of the internet to support healthy family lifestyle behaviors: cross-sectional study

Rachel Laws, Adam Walsh, Kylie Hesketh, Katherine Downing, Konsita Kuswara, Karen Campbell

(2019), Vol. 21, Journal of medical internet research, Toronto, Ont., C1

journal article

Energy expenditure associated with posture transitions in preschool children

Katherine Downing, Xanne Janssen, Dylan Cliff, Anthony Okely, John Reilly

(2019), Vol. 14, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Feasibility of wearable cameras to assess screen time and time spent restrained in children aged 3 to 5 years: a study protocol

K Downing, X Janssen, J Reilly

(2019), Vol. 9, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

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Sitting and screen time outside school hours: correlates in 6-to 8-year-old children

Katherine Downing, Jo Salmon, Anna Timperio, Trina Hinkley, Dylan Cliff, Anthony Okely, Kylie Hesketh

(2019), Vol. 16, pp. 752-764, Journal of physical activity & health, Champaign, Ill., C1

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Two approaches to increase physical activity for preschool children in child care centers: A matched-pair cluster-randomized trial

P Tandon, K Downing, B Saelens, D Christakis

(2019), Vol. 16, pp. 1-11, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article
2018

Feasibility and efficacy of a parent-focused, text message-delivered intervention to reduce sedentary behavior in 2- to 4-year-old children (Mini Movers): pilot randomized controlled trial

Katherine Downing, Jo Salmon, Trina Hinkley, Jill Hnatiuk, Kylie Hesketh

(2018), Vol. 6, pp. 1-15, JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, Toronto, Ont., C1

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Associations between maternal concern about child's weight and related behaviours and maternal weight-related parenting practices: a cross-sectional study

Jess Haines, Katherine Downing, Lisa Tang, Karen Campbell, Kylie Hesketh

(2018), Vol. 15, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1

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2017

Physical activity, sedentary behavior and their correlates in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: a systematic review

R Jones, K Downing, N Rinehart, L Barnett, T May, J McGillivray, N Papadopoulos, H Skouteris, A Timperio, T Hinkley

(2017), Vol. 12, pp. 1-23, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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A mobile technology intervention to reduce sedentary behaviour in 2- to 4-year-old children (Mini Movers): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

K Downing, J Salmon, T Hinkley, J Hnatiuk, K Hesketh

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 1-8, Trials, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Do the correlates of screen time and sedentary time differ in preschool children?

K Downing, T Hinkley, J Salmon, J Hnatiuk, K Hesketh

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 1-12, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

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Facilitator and participant use of Facebook in a community-based intervention for parents: the InFANT Extend Program

K Downing, K Campbell, P van der Pligt, K Hesketh

(2017), Vol. 13, pp. 443-454, Childhood obesity, New Rochelle, N.Y., C1

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A collaborative approach to adopting/adapting guidelines - The Australian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the early years (Birth to 5 years): an integration of physical activity, sedentary behavior, and sleep

A Okely, D Ghersi, K Hesketh, R Santos, S Loughran, D Cliff, T Shilton, D Grant, R Jones, R Stanley, J Sherring, T Hinkley, S Trost, C McHugh, S Eckermann, K Thorpe, K Waters, T Olds, T Mackey, R Livingstone, H Christian, H Carr, A Verrender, J Pereira, Z Zhang, K Downing, M Tremblay

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 1-24, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

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Proportion of infants meeting the Australian 24-hour movement guidelines for the early years: data from the Melbourne InFANT Program

K Hesketh, K Downing, K Campbell, D Crawford, J Salmon, J Hnatiuk

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 191-198, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2016

Interventions to reduce sedentary behaviour in 0-5-year-olds: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

K Downing, J Hnatiuk, T Hinkley, J Salmon, K Hesketh

(2016), pp. 1-10, British journal of sports medicine, C1

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Informing active play and screen time behaviour change interventions for low socioeconomic position mothers of young children: what do mothers want?

K Downing, K Best, K Campbell, K Hesketh

(2016), Vol. 2016, pp. 1-13, BioMed research international, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article
2015

Associations of parental rules and socioeconomic position with preschool children's sedentary behaviour and screen time

K Downing, T Hinkley, K Hesketh

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 515-521, Journal of Physical Activity & Health, Champaign, Ill., C1

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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

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Prevalence of sedentary behavior in children under 2 years: a systematic review

K Downing, J Hnatiuk, K Hesketh

(2015), Vol. 78, pp. 105-114, Preventive medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2014

Early childhood physical activity, sedentary behaviors and psychosocial well-being: A systematic review

T Hinkley, M Teychenne, K Downing, K Ball, J Salmon, K Hesketh

(2014), Vol. 62, pp. 182-192, Preventive Medicine, C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Maximising health potential through enhancement of movement behaviours from early life

Prof Kylie Hesketh, Prof Jo Salmon, A/Prof Barbara Galland, Prof Jan Nicholson, A/Prof Rachael Taylor, Prof Liliana Orellana, A/Prof Mohamed Abdelrazek, Dr Harriet Koorts, Dr Victoria Brown, Dr Katherine Downing

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2021: $259,843
  • 2020: $320,326
  • 2019: $243,009

Other Public Sector Funding

Investigating sedentary behaviour and screen time in early childhood

Prof Kylie Hesketh, Dr Katherine Downing

  • 2017: $7,733
  • 2016: $28,539
  • 2015: $28,100

Industry and Other Funding

Evaluation of impact of Leisure and Aquatic facilities on the health and wellbeing of the Boroondara community.

Prof Kylie Hesketh, Dr Jill Hnatiuk, Dr Katherine Downing

  • 2020: $55,581
  • 2019: $80,025

YMCA Play project evaluation

Dr Jill Hnatiuk, Prof Kylie Hesketh, Dr Katherine Downing, A/Prof Lisa Barnett

  • 2019: $15,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report