Dr Stephanie Schoeppe

Institute: Central Queensland University
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Current Project

Increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary time in children using smartphone apps

Physical inactivity and high sedentary time are major cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in Australian children; leading to childhood obesity and the metabolic syndrome. 

As parents are important role models for children’s health behaviours, a family-based smartphone intervention to help children and parents become more active and less sedentary, provides an innovative approach…

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