A Senior Lecturer in Health and Physical Education at UTS, Janet has a background in school teaching, university lecturing, community health promotion and health policy.

(See my biography page for more information).


Latest publications:
Perceived Benefits of Exercise Class Participation for Female HSC Students

This paper reports on the perceived benefits of participation in after-school community-based exercise classes for a group of female students also completing the Higher School Certificate (Leaving Certificate).

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Characteristics of Health Promoting School Spaces

This presentation helps provide a snapshot of how school spaces reflect the global trend towards promotion of health and well-being.

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Perceived Benefits of Women’s Participation in Exercise Classes

This presentation explores the perceived benefits women associate with taking part in exercise classes. Overall, women tend to desire enjoyment and ‘feel good’ aspects from participation.

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Pre-service Primary Teacher Perceptions of Health

This study explores perceptions of pre-service primary school teachers' definition of health in the context of teacher training in health education.

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Perceptions of the Hospital School Experience: Implications for Pedagogy and the Use of Technology

We researched stakeholder opinions of the hospital school experience and discovered key issues to be transition, professional development of educators, and technology's role in enhancing a sense of student connection.

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Creating Stress-free Learning Environments for Sport and Physical Education

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Published online: December 5, 2014

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Children’s Perspectives of Healthy Living

This paper provides valuable insight into children’s perspectives of nutrition, physical activity and health issues.

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Young Drivers and Road Safety

This paper discusses the main risk factors involved in driver road crashes, and also examines the findings from a community survey of people's opinions of road safety and young drivers.

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Published online: June 6, 2015

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Towards a Philosophy of Teaching Physical Education in Primary School

Greater research is needed to build knowledge of the philosophy of teaching physical education (PE). This study explores what it means to 54 pre-service primary education students to teach PE.

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Published online: March 4, 2016

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Primary Teachers' Perceived Barriers to Delivering Effective Physical Education Lessons

This qualitative study explored perceived barriers to effective delivery of PE lessons by Primary Teachers (K-2) in the Australian setting. The main factors includes lack of time and teacher confidence.

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Published Online: April 29, 2016

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