Dr Phuong Nguyen



Research Fellow Level B


Faculty of Health


School of Health & Social Dev


Melbourne Burwood Campus


+61 3 924 45998


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Results from Viet Nam's 2022 report card on physical activity for children and youth

P Nguyen, D Nguyen, L Khanh-Dao Le, J Ananthapavan, P Na, H Tang

(2023), Vol. 21, pp. 52-57, Journal of Exercise Science and Fitness, Singapore, C1

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of sedentary behaviour interventions in offices to reduce sitting time in Australian desk-based workers: A modelling study

P Nguyen, J Ananthapavan, L Gao, D Dunstan, M Moodie

(2023), Vol. 18, pp. e0287710-e0287710, PLoS ONE, United States, C1

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Economics of sedentary behaviour: A systematic review of cost of illness, cost-effectiveness, and return on investment studies

P Nguyen, L Le, J Ananthapavan, L Gao, D Dunstan, M Moodie

(2022), Vol. 156, pp. 1-9, Preventive Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Modelling the potential health and economic benefits of reducing population sitting time in Australia

Phuong Nguyen, Jaithri Ananthapavan, Eng Tan, Paul Crosland, Steve Bowe, Lan Gao, David Dunstan, Marj Moodie

(2022), Vol. 19, pp. 1-12, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Sitting less and moving more for improved metabolic and brain health in type 2 diabetes: 'OPTIMISE your health' trial protocol

C Brakenridge, P Gardiner, R Grigg, E Winkler, B Fjeldsoe, M Schaumberg, N Owen, E Eakin, S Biddle, M Moodie, R Daly, D Green, N Cohen, L Gray, T Comans, M Buman, A Goode, P Nguyen, L Gao, G Healy, D Dunstan

(2022), Vol. 22, BMC Public Health, England, C1

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Preventive health resource allocation decision-making processes and the use of economic evidence in an Australian state government-A mixed methods study

J Ananthapavan, G Sacks, M Moodie, P Nguyen, R Carter

(2022), Vol. 17, pp. e0274869-e0274869, PLoS ONE, United States, C1

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Global Matrix 4.0 Physical Activity Report Card Grades for Children and Adolescents: Results and Analyses From 57 Countries

S Aubert, J Barnes, I Demchenko, M Hawthorne, C Abdeta, P Nader, J Sala, N Aguilar-Farias, S Aznar, P Bakalár, J Bhawra, J Brazo-Sayavera, M Bringas, J Cagas, A Carlin, C Chang, B Chen, L Christiansen, C Christie, G De Roia, C Nyström, Y Demetriou, V Djordjic, A Emeljanovas, L Endy, A Gába, K Galaviz, S González, K Hesketh, W Huang, O Hubona, J Jeon, D Jurakić, J Jürimäe, T Katapally, P Katewongsa, P Katzmarzyk, Y Kim, E Lambert, E Lee, S Levi, P Lobo, M Löf, T Loney, J López-Gil, J López-Taylor, E Mäestu, A Mahendra, D Makaza, M Mallari, T Manyanga, B Masanovic, S Morrison, J Mota, F Müller-Riemenschneider, L Bermejo, M Murphy, R Naidoo, P Nguyen, S Paudel, Ž Pedišić, J Pérez-Gómez, J Reilly, A Reimers, A Richards, D Silva, P Saonuam, O Sarmiento, V Sember, M Shahril, M Smith, M Standage, G Stratton, N Subedi, T Tammelin, C Tanaka, R Tesler, D Thivel, D Tladi, L Tlučáková, L Vanderloo, A Williams, S Wong, C Wu, P Zembura, M Tremblay

(2022), Vol. 19, pp. 700-728, Journal of Physical Activity and Health, United States, C1-1

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Are interventions to improve cardiovascular disease risk factors in premenopausal women effective? A systematic review and meta-analysis

L Gao, J Faller, I Majmudar, P Nguyen, M Moodie

(2021), Vol. 11, BMJ Open, England, C1

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Health-related quality of life, service utilization and costs of low language: a systematic review

H Le, L Le, P Nguyen, S Mudiyanselage, P Eadie, F Mensah, E Sciberras, L Gold

(2020), Vol. 55, pp. 1-23, International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, London, Eng., C1

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Increasing the price of alcohol as an obesity prevention measure: The potential cost-effectiveness of introducing a uniform volumetric tax and a minimum floor price on alcohol in Australia

E Robinson, P Nguyen, H Jiang, M Livingston, J Ananthapavan, A Lal, G Sacks

(2020), Vol. 12, Nutrients, Switzerland, C1

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The modelled population obesity-related health benefits of reducing consumption of discretionary foods in Australia

A Lal, A Peeters, V Brown, P Nguyen, H Tran, T Nguyen, U Tonmukayakul, G Sacks, H Calache, J Martin, M Moodie, J Ananthapavan

(2020), Vol. 12, Nutrients, C1

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Supporting workers to sit less and move more through the web-based beupstanding program: Protocol for a single-arm, repeated measures implementation study

G Healy, A Goode, A Abbott, J Burzic, B Clark, D Dunstan, E Eakin, M Frith, N Gilson, L Gao, L Gunning, J Jetann, A LaMontagne, S Lawler, M Moodie, P Nguyen, N Owen, L Straker, P Timmins, L Ulyate, E Winkler

(2020), Vol. 9, JMIR Research Protocols, Canada, C1

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Priority-setting for obesity prevention-The Assessing Cost-Effectiveness of obesity prevention policies in Australia (ACE-Obesity Policy) study

J Ananthapavan, G Sacks, V Brown, M Moodie, P Nguyen, L Veerman, A Mantilla Herrera, A Lal, A Peeters, R Carter

(2020), Vol. 15, PLoS ONE, United States, C1

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The effectiveness of sedentary behaviour interventions on sitting time and screen time in children and adults: An umbrella review of systematic reviews

P Nguyen, L Le, D Nguyen, L Gao, D Dunstan, M Moodie

(2020), Vol. 17, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, England, C1

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Are office-based workplace interventions designed to reduce sitting time cost-effective primary prevention measures for cardiovascular disease? A systematic review and modelled economic evaluation

L Gao, P Nguyen, D Dunstan, M Moodie

(2019), Vol. 16, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Switzerland, C1

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Cost-effectiveness of community-based childhood obesity prevention interventions in Australia

J Ananthapavan, P Nguyen, S Bowe, G Sacks, A Mantilla Herrera, B Swinburn, V Brown, R Sweeney, A Lal, C Strugnell, M Moodie

(2019), Vol. 43, pp. 1102-1112, International Journal of Obesity, England, C1

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

R Sweeney, M Moodie, P Nguyen, P Fraser, K Bolton, A Brown, J Marks, N Crooks, C Strugnell, C Bell, L Millar, L Orellana, S Allender

(2018), Vol. 8, BMJ Open, England, C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

The health and related economic benefits of providing better tasting water

Dr Jaithri Ananthapavan, Dr Phuong Nguyen, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Steven Allender

WW Grant - Research - Wannon Region Water Corporation (Wannon Water)

  • 2018: $12,700

Industry and Other Funding

Diet related tax impact assessments (Pacific)

Dr Jaithri Ananthapavan, Dr Phuong Nguyen, Dr Erica Reeve, Prof Colin Bell, Prof Marj Moodie

World Health Organisation - WHO

  • 2021: $46,580

Vietnam's 2022 report card on physical activity for children and youth.

Dr Phuong Nguyen, Dr Jaithri Ananthapavan

Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance

  • 2022: $50,167

Literature Review: Investigating the co-benefits of prevention initiatives.

Dr Jaithri Ananthapavan, Dr Phuong Nguyen, Dr Victoria Brown, Miss Siti Mohamad Asfia

The Sax Institute

  • 2023: $15,000
  • 2022: $43,495

Building an economic model to assess the cost-effectiveness of alcohol interventions at the population level.

Dr Jaithri Ananthapavan, Dr Phuong Nguyen, Ms Natasha Hall

The Sax Institute

  • 2023: $59,000
  • 2022: $59,000


No completed student supervisions to report