WOOHOO! Congratulations to Thriving team member, Kemi Wright, on her recent success on securing a national grant from Exercise & Sport Science Australia for her current PhD studies. We can't wait to keep you updated on her progress. In the meantime see further details of her award below:
"ESSA Congratulates the 2016 Clinical Exercise Physiology Research Grant Winner - Miss Kemi Wright"
Project title – Evaluating physical activity outcomes of children following a physical literacy intervention utilising parent coaches.
This research assesses the physical activity of children following participation in a physical literacy intervention with their parents/guardians. Activity participation is key for health and development, and strategies for increasing activity in at-risk children will inform guidelines and community exercise programs including parents/guardians, clinicians, and coaches.
Principal investigator – Miss Kemi Wright
Associate investigators – Dr Bonnie Furzer, Dr Ben Jackson, Dr James Dimmock, Dr Ashleigh Thornton, Dr Melissa Licari, Dr Louise Naylor, Dr Timothy Ackland
Administering organisation – The University of Western Australia