Title of Project
Using Innovative Technologies to Promote Active Transport and Increase Physical Activity in the Tropics
Name of Advisor/s
Dr Anne Swinbourne
College of Healthcare Sciences
Summary of Project
This project is aimed at increasing physical activity in the Townsville community. Opportunities exist to work with local stakeholders to promote active transport and increase active behaviours in the general community and in primary school settings. The project will consider the internet of things while incorporating human factors in order to potentiate the implementation of behaviour change programs. Prominent psychological health theories will provide the theoretical basis for designing the project.
Active transport, physical activity, internet of things, innovative technologies, health psychology
Would suit an applicant who
This project would suit someone with a background in psychology with a strong interest in health psychology, data analytics, and information technologies.