Mr Nic Crooks



Associate Research Fellow


Faculty of Health


School of Health & Soc. Dev.


Geelong Waterfront Campus

+61 3 524 79330


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Associations between combined overweight and obesity, lifestyle behavioural risk and quality of life among Australian regional school children: baseline findings of the Goulburn Valley health behaviours monitoring study

Erin Hoare, Nicholas Crooks, Joshua Hayward, Steven Allender, Claudia Strugnell

(2019), Vol. 17, pp. 1-10, Health and quality of life outcomes, London, Eng., C1


Associations between school food environments, body mass index and dietary intakes among regional school students in Victoria, Australia: a cross-sectional study

L Alston, N Crooks, C Strugnell, L Orellana, S Allender, C Rennie, M Nichols

(2019), Vol. 16, pp. 1-13, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1


Protocol for an economic evaluation of WHO STOPS childhood obesity stepped-wedge cluster randomised controlled trial

Rohan Sweeney, Marj Moodie, Phuong Nguyen, Penny Fraser, Kristy Bolton, Andrew Brown, Jennifer Marks, Nic Crooks, Claudia Strugnell, Colin Bell, Lynne Millar, Liliana Orellana, Steven Allender

(2018), Vol. 8, pp. 1-10, BMJ Open, London, ENg., C1


Underage alcohol sales in community sporting clubs

Peter Kremer, Nicholas Crooks, Bosco Rowland, Jessica Hall, John Toumbourou

(2018), Vol. 37, pp. 879-886, Drug and alcohol review, Chichester, Eng., C1


Establishing a sustainable childhood obesity monitoring system in regional Victoria

N Crooks, C Strugnell, C Bell, S Allender

(2017), Vol. 28, pp. 96-102, Health promotion journal of Australia, Clayton, Vic., C1


School-based systems change for obesity prevention in adolescents: outcomes of the Australian Capital Territory 'It's Your Move!'

M Malakellis, E Hoare, A Sanigorski, N Crooks, S Allender, M Nichols, B Swinburn, C Chikwendu, P Kelly, S Petersen, L Millar

(2017), Vol. 41, pp. 490-496, Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, Chichester, Eng., C1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Campbelltown Changing our Future: A whole of systems approach to childhood obesity in south western Sydney

Prof Steven Allender, Mr Andrew Brown, Dr Josh Hayward, Dr Claudia Strugnell, Mr Nic Crooks

  • 2019: $42,248
  • 2018: $252,248

Industry and Other Funding

Evaluation of the amended Victorian Achievement Program for schools - Pilot study of outcomes for teachers

Prof Anna Peeters, A/Prof Liliana Orellana, Prof Tony LaMontagne, Ms Melanie Nichols, Dr Claudia Strugnell, Ms Victoria Brown, Mr Nic Crooks

  • 2019: $92,000
  • 2018: $40,000

Childhood Advocacy Monitoring Project

Dr Claudia Strugnell, Mr Nic Crooks, Prof Steven Allender

  • 2018: $174,831

Reduce Adolescent Alcohol in Stonnington sporting settings.

Prof John Toumbourou, Dr Peter Kremer, Miss Jessica Hall, Mr Nic Crooks

  • 2019: $7,500
  • 2018: $7,500


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