Dr Stephanie Schoeppe

Institute: Central Queensland University
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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