The University of Wollongong Faculty of Social Sciences was formed in 2013 following an organisational restructure. It comprised an amalgamation of the former Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences. Related series: Faculty of Education - Papers (Archive); Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive).


Papers from 2019


Older, online and first: Recommendations for retention and success, Cathy Stone and Sarah Elizabeth O'Shea

Papers from 2018

How health professionals facilitate parents' involvement in decision-making at the hospital: A parental perspective, Antje Aarthun, Knut Oymar, and Kristin Akerjordet


Identifying the characteristics of support Australian university teachers use in their design work: Implications for the learning design field, Shirley Agostinho, Lori Lockyer, and Sue Bennett

Longitudinal association between ideal cardiovascular health status and muscular fitness in adolescents: The LabMed Physical Activity Study, Cesar A. Agostinis-Sobrinho, Antonio García-Hermoso, Robinson Ramirez-Velez, Carla Moreira, Luis Carlos Oliveira Lopes, Jose Oliveira-Santos, Susana Povoas, Jorge Mota, and Rute Santos


Low-grade inflammation and muscular fitness on insulin resistance in adolescents: Results from LabMed Physical Activity Study, Cesar A. Agostinis-Sobrinho, Robinson Ramirez-Velez, Antonio Garcia-Hermoso, Carla Moreira, Luis Carlos Oliveira Lopes, Jose Oliveira-Santos, Sandra Abreu, Jorge Mota, and Rute Santos

Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Blood Pressure: A Longitudinal Analysis, Cesar A. Agostinis-Sobrinho, Jonatan R. Ruiz, Carla Moreira, Sandra Abreu, Luis C. Oliveira Lopes, Jose Oliveira-Santos, Jorge Mota, and Rute Santos

Changes in muscular fitness and its association with blood pressure in adolescents, Cesar A. Agostinis-Sobrinho, Jonatan R. Ruiz, Carla Moreira, Luis Carlos Oliveira Lopes, Robinson Ramirez-Velez, Antonio García-Hermoso, Jorge Mota, and Rute Santos


Optimal adherence to a mediterranean diet may not overcome the deleterious effects of low physical fitness on cardiovascular disease risk in adolescents: A cross-sectional pooled analysis, Cesar A. Agostinis-Sobrinho, Rute Santos, Rafaela Rosario, Carla Moreira, Luis Carlos Oliveira Lopes, Jorge Mota, Arvydas Martinkenas, Antonio García-Hermoso, Jorge Enrique Correa-Bautista, and Robinson Ramirez-Velez

Health-promoting leadership: An integrative review and future research agenda, Kristin Akerjordet, Trude Furunes, and Annie I. Haver

Change in adolescent mental health between age 12 and 14 predicts sexual activity and sexual orientation at age 14, Mark S. Allen

Sexual Activity and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults, Mark S. Allen

Personality and the subjective experience of body mass in Australian adults, Mark S. Allen, Stewart A. Vella, Christian F. Swann, and Sylvain Laborde

Personality stability and change between age 12 and 14 predicts relationships, sexual activity and same-sex sexual attraction at age 14, Mark S. Allen and Emma E. Walter

Health-Related Lifestyle Factors and Sexual Dysfunction: A Meta-Analysis of Population-Based Research, Mark S. Allen and Emma E. Walter

The impact of auditory white noise on semantic priming, Anthony Angwin, Wayne Wilson, David Copland, Robert J. Barry, Grace Myatt, and Wendy Arnott

Runners, jumpers and throwers: embodied gender hierarchies in track and field, Kelly Ashbolt, Gabrielle H. O'Flynn, and Jan Wright

Geographical inequality in tobacco control in China: Multilevel evidence from 98 058 participants, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, Mei Zhang, Xiaoqi Feng, Limin Wang, Yichong Li, Andrew Page, Maigeng Zhou, and Linhong Wang

Accuracy of primary school children's immediate and delayed judgments of learning about problem-solving tasks, Martine Baars, Tamara Van Gog, Anique de Bruin, and Fred Paas

Pronunciation teaching in the pre-CLT era, Amanda Ann Baker

Telephone-delivered psychosocial interventions targeting key health priorities in adults with a psychotic disorder: systematic review, Amanda Baker, Alyna Turner, Alison Beck, Katherine Berry, Gillian Haddock, Peter James Kelly, and Sandra Bucci

EEG phase states at stimulus onset in a variable-ISI Go/NoGo task: Effects on ERP components, Robert J. Barry, Jack Fogarty, Frances M. De Blasio, and Diana Karamacoska


Prolonged Cannabidiol Treatment Effects on Hippocampal Subfield Volumes in Current Cannabis Users, Camilla Beale, Samantha J. Broyd, Yann Chye, Mark M. Schira, Peter Galettis, Jennifer H. Martin, Murat Yucel, and Nadia Solowij


Conceptualising technology practice in education using Bourdieu's sociology, Karley A. Beckman, Tiffani L. Apps, Sue Bennett, and Lori Lockyer

Understanding self-regulated learning in open-ended online assignment tasks, Sue Bennett, Lori Lockyer, Gregor Kennedy, and Barney Dalgarno

Empirical typology of adolescent personality organization, Marko Biberdzic, Karin Ensink, Lina Normandin, and John F. Clarkin

Automating the black art: Creative places for artificial intelligence in audio mastering, Thomas Birtchnell and Anthony Elliott

On the verge of change: Maverick innovation with mobility scooters, Thomas Birtchnell, Theresa Harada, and Gordon R. Waitt


Does precautionary information about electromagnetic fields trigger nocebo responses? An experimental risk communication study, Christoph A. Boehmert, Adam Verrender, Mario Pauli, and Peter M. Wiedemann


Going viral in PNG - Exploring routes and circumstances of entry of a rabies-infected dog into Papua New Guinea, Victoria Brookes, Christopher J. Degeling, and Michael P. Ward


The effects of digital marketing of unhealthy commodities on young people: A systematic review, Li Min Buchanan, Bridget Kelly, Heather Yeatman, and Kishan A. Kariippanon

Group schema therapy for eating disorders: Study protocol, Fiona L. Calvert, Evelyn Smith, Robert N. Brockman, and Susan Simpson

ERP components associated with an indirect emotional stop signal task in healthy and depressed participants, David A. Camfield, T. T. Burton, Frances De Blasio, Robert J. Barry, and Rodney J. Croft

Valuing healthcare improvement: implicit norms, explicit normativity, and human agency, Stacy M. Carter

Learning symbols from permanent and transient visual presentations: Don't overplay the hand, Juan Cristóbal Castro-Alonso, Paul L. Ayres, Mona Wong, and Godfried Paas


Assessing children's cognitive flexibility with the Shape Trail Test, Amy YC Chan and Sarah Morgan


Undesirable difficulty effects in the learning of high-element interactivity materials, Ouhao Chen, Juan Cristobal Castro-Alonso, Fred Paas, and John Sweller

The moderating effect of self-reported state and trait anxiety on the late positive potential to emotional faces in 6-11-year-old children, Georgia Chronaki, Samantha J. Broyd, Matthew Garner, Nicholas Benikos, Margaret J. Thompson, E Sonuga-Barke, and Julie A. Hadwin


Pram mobilities: affordances and atmospheres that assemble childhood and motherhood on-the-move, Susannah Clement and Gordon R. Waitt

Characteristics of mental health recovery model implementation and managers’ and clinicians’ risk aversion, Sally Crowe and Frank P. Deane

Changes in Mental Health Providers' Recovery Attitudes and Strengths Model Implementation Following Training and Supervision, Frank P. Deane, Roxanne Goff, John Pullman, Joanne Sommer, and Patricia Lim


Developmental trajectories of competency attainment amongst clinical psychology trainees across field placements, Frank P. Deane, Craig J. Gonsalvez, Caroline Joyce, and Eileen Britt


Are carer attitudes toward medications related to self-reported medication adherence amongst people with mental illness?, Frank P. Deane, Elizabeth McAlpine, Mitchell K. Byrne, Esther Davis, and Christine Mortimer


Assessing the public acceptability of proposed policy interventions to reduce the misuse of antibiotics in Australia: A report on two community juries, Christopher J. Degeling, Jane Johnson, Jon Iredell, Ky-Anh Nguyen, Jacqueline M. Norris, John Turnidge, Angus Dawson, Stacy M. Carter, and Gwendolyn L. Gilbert


Environmental risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review, Tashi Dendup, Xiaoqi Feng, Stephanie Clingan, and Thomas E. Astell-Burt

The neural correlates of alcohol-related aggression, Thomas F. Denson, Kate Blundell, Timothy Schofield, Mark M. Schira, and Ulrike Kramer


Community junior sport sponsorship: an online experiment assessing children's responses to unhealthy food v. pro-health sponsorship options, Helen Dixon, Maree Scully, Melanie Dr Melanie Wakefield, Bridget Kelly, and Simone Pettigrew

Does body mass index and adult height influence cancer incidence among Chinese living with incident type 2 diabetes?, Donghui Duan, Jiaying Xu, Xiaoqi Feng, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, Guodong Xu, Nanjia Lu, Hui Li, Guozhang Xu, and Liyuan Han


Rights, respect and responsibilities online - Reflections and efficacy, Michelle J. Eady, Michael L. Jones, Yoke J. Berry, and Irit Alony

Spying on children during a school playground intervention using a novel method for direct observation of activities during outdoor play, Lina Engelen, Shirley Wyver, Gabrielle Perry, Anita C. Bundy, Tammie Chan, Jo Ragen, Adrian E. Bauman, and Geraldine A. Naughton

Cities in Global Capitalism, Theresa Enright, Lisa Bjorkman, Pauline M. McGuirk, Jamie Peck, Mark Purcell, Allen J. Scott, and Ugo Rossi

Associations between physical fitness and adherence to the Mediterranean diet with health-related quality of life in adolescents: results from the LabMed Physical Activity Study, Olga Evaristo, Carla Moreira, Luis Carlos Oliveira Lopes, Sandra Abreu, Cesar A. Agostinis-Sobrinho, Jose Oliveira-Santos, Susana Povoas, Andre Oliveira, Rute Santos, and Jorge Mota

Modest ratios of fast food outlets to supermarkets and green grocers are associated with higher body mass index: Longitudinal analysis of a sample of 15,229 Australians aged 45 years and older in the Australian National Liveability Study, Xiaoqi Feng, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, Hannah M. Badland, Suzanne Mavoa, and Billie Giles-Corti

Investigating Youth Sports Coaches' Perceptions of Their Role in Adolescent Mental Health, Helen Ferguson, Christian F. Swann, Sarah Liddle, and Stewart A. Vella

Comparisons of schizotypal traits across 12 countries: Results from the International Consortium for Schizotypy Research, Eduardo Fonseca-Pedrero, Raymond Chan, M Debbane, D C. Cicero, L C. Zhang, C Brenner, Emma Barkus, R J. Linscott, T Kwapil, Neus Barrantes-Vidal, Alex S. Cohen, Adrian Raine, Michael Compton, Erin B. Tone, Julie Suhr, Jose Muniz, Alicia J. Hilderley, Axit Fumero, Stella Giakoumaki, Ioannis Tsaousis, Antonio Preti, Michael Chmielewski, Julien Laloyaux, Anwar Mechri, Mohamed Lahmar, Viviana Wuthrich, Frank Laroi, Johanna C. Badcock, Assen Jablensky, and J Ortuno-Sierra


Strategies of policy advocacy organizations and their theoretical affinities: Evidence from Q-methodology, Sheldon Gen and Amy Conley Wright

Rethinking culture-led urban regeneration: The creative (re)assembling of inner-city Newcastle, Nathalie Gentle and Pauline M. McGuirk


Shores: Sharks, Nets and More-Than-Human Territory in Eastern Australia, Leah Maree Gibbs

Souvenirs, animals, and enchantment: encountering Texas cowboy boots, Christopher R. Gibson

Malleable homes and mutual possessions: caring and sharing in extended family households as a resource for survival, Christopher R. Gibson, Natascha Klocker, Erin Borger, and Sophie-May Kerr

Creative industries, global restructuring, and new forms of subcultural capitalism: the experience of Australia's surf industry, Christopher R. Gibson and Andrew T. Warren


Unintentional path dependence: Australian guitar manufacturing, bunya pine and legacies of forestry decisions and resource stewardship, Christopher R. Gibson and Andrew T. Warren

Calculated homes, stretched emotions: Unmasking 'rational' investor-occupier subjects in large family homes in a coastal Sydney development, Charles Gillon and Christopher R. Gibson

Storying energy consumption: Collective video storytelling in energy efficiency social marketing, Ross Gordon, Gordon R. Waitt, Paul Cooper, and Katherine A. Butler

'Does it matter?': Relocating fragments of queer heritage in post-earthquake Christchurch, Andrew W. Gorman-Murray and Scott J. McKinnon

Listening and learning: giving voice to trans experiences of disasters, Andrew W. Gorman-Murray, Scott J. McKinnon, Dale Dominey-Howes, Catherine J. Nash, and Rillark Bolton

Gender Norms, Gender Role Conflict/Stress and HIV Risk Behaviors Among Men in Mpumalanga, South Africa, Ann Gottert, Clare Barrington, Heath McNaughton-Reyes, Suzanne Maman, Catherine L. Mac Phail, Sheri Lippman, Kathleen Kahn, Rhian Twine, and Audrey Pettifor

Effectiveness of a brief parenting intervention for people with borderline personality disorder: a 12-month follow-up study of clinician implementation in practice, Annaleise Gray, Michelle L. Townsend, Marianne E. Bourke, and Brin F. S Grenyer


Preparing quality teachers: Bridging the gap between tertiary experiences and classroom realities, Corinne Green, Michelle J. Eady, and Peter J. Andersen


Determinants of knowledge and attitudes about sugar and the association of knowledge and attitudes with sugar intake among adults: A systematic review, Adyya Gupta, Lisa Smithers, Jane Harford, Tracy Merlin, and Annette J. Braunack-Mayer

Perceived Burdensomeness Predicts Outcomes of Short-Term Psychological Treatment of Young People at Risk of Suicide, Alexander R. Hains, Atanas Janackovski, Frank P. Deane, and Kathryn Rankin


Inclination towards research and the pursuit of a research career among medical students: An international cohort study, Tam C. Ha, Sheryl Ng, Cynthia Chen, Sook Kwin Yong, Gerald Choon Huat Koh, Say Beng Tan, Rahul Malhotra, Fernando Altermatt, Arnfinn Seim, Aya Biderman, Torres Woolley, and Truls Ostbye

The pivotal position of 'liaison people': facilitating a research utilisation intervention in policy agencies, Abby Haynes, Phyllis N. Butow, Sue Brennan, Anna Williamson, Sally Redman, Stacy M. Carter, Gisselle Gallego, and Sian Rudge

Irrigator relations with water in the Sunraysia region, northwestern Victoria, Lesley M. Head, Natascha Klocker, Olivia V. Dun, and Tess Spaven

Hope, the Household Environment, and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Young Women in Rural South Africa (HPTN 068), Lauren Hill, Laurie Abler, Suzanne Maman, Rhian Twine, Kathleen Kahn, Catherine L. Mac Phail, and Audrey Pettifor


Health Literacy and health-promoting behaviours among Australian-Singaporean Communities living in Sydney metropolitan area, Tze Gek Ho, Hassan Hosseinzadeh, Rahman Rahman, and Mohamud Sheikh


Evaluation of the Preschool Situational Self-Regulation Toolkit (PRSIST) Program for Supporting children's early self-regulation development: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial, Steven J. Howard, Elena Vasseleu, Cathrine Marguerite Neilsen-Hewett, and Ken Cliff


Children's sports participation and self-regulation: Bi-directional longitudinal associations, Steven J. Howard, Stewart A. Vella, and Dylan P. Cliff


The Development, Pilot, and Process Evaluation of a Parent Mental Health Literacy Intervention Through Community Sports Clubs, Diarmuid Hurley, Mark S. Allen, Christian F. Swann, Anthony D. Okely, and Stewart A. Vella


Parental perceptions of barriers to mental health services for young people, Wendy Iskra, Frank P. Deane, Tim Wahlin, and Esther Davis

Love, Sex, and Personality Pathology: A Life History View of Personality Pathologies and Sociosexuality, Peter Jonason, Virgil Zeigler-Hill, and Talia Hashmani


A qualitative exploration of Thai alcohol policy in regulating availability and access, Ratchakorn Kaewpramkusol, Kate Senior, Richard D. Chenhall, Sutham Nanthamongkolchai, and Surasak Chaiyasong

Intrinsic EEG and task-related changes in EEG affect Go/NoGo task performance, Diana Karamacoska, Robert J. Barry, Genevieve Z. Steiner, Elle Coleman, and Emily Wilson


Re-thinking knowledge landscapes in the context of grounded aboriginal theory and online health communication, Kishan A. Kariippanon and Kate Senior


Public Health Nutrition special issue on ultra-processed foods, Bridget Kelly and Enrique Jacoby

Implementing Resistance Training in Secondary Schools: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial, Sarah G. Kennedy, Jordan J. Smith, Philip J. Morgan, Louisa R. Peralta, Toni A. Hilland, Narelle Eather, Chris Lonsdale, Anthony D. Okely, Ronald Plotnikoff, Jo Salmon, Deborah Dewar, Paul Estabrooks, Emma Pollock, Tara Finn, and David R. Lubans


Tren hidup di apartemen terus meningkat, bagaimana keluarga dengan anak kecil beradaptasi?, Sophie-May Kerr


With apartment living on the rise, how do families and their noisy children fit in?, Sophie-May Kerr


Parenting and neighbouring in the consolidating city: The emotional geographies of sound in apartments, Sophie-May Kerr, Christopher R. Gibson, and Natascha Klocker

Repositioning Online Reading to a Central Location in the Language Arts, Lisa K. Kervin and Donald J. Leu

Digital Play and Learning in the Home: Families' Perspective, Lisa K. Kervin, Irina Verenikina, and Maria Clara Rivera


Cash transfer interventions for sexual health: meanings and experiences of adolescent males and females in inner-city Johannesburg, Nomhle Khoza, Jonathan Stadler, Catherine L. MacPhail, Admire Chikandiwa, Heena Brahmbhatt, and Sinead Delany-Moretlwe


Conditional cash transfers and the reduction in partner violence for young women: an investigation of causal pathways using evidence from a randomized experiment in South Africa (HPTN 068), Kelly N. Kilburn, Audrey Pettifor, Jessie Edwards, Amanda Selin, Rhian Twine, Catherine L. Mac Phail, Ryan Wagner, James Hughes, Jing Wang, and Kathleen Kahn


Experimenting with agricultural diversity: Migrant knowledge as a resource for climate change adaptation, Natascha Klocker, Lesley M. Head, Olivia V. Dun, and Tess Spaven


From troublesome materials to fluid technologies: Making and playing with plastic-bag footballs, Natascha Klocker, Paul Mbenna, and Christopher R. Gibson


Changes in infant visual attention when observing repeated actions, Felix Koch, Anett Sundqvist, Jane S. Herbert, Tomas Tjus, and Mikael Heimann


Planning the post-political city: exploring public participation in the contemporary Australian city, Crystal Legacy, Nicole T. Cook, Dallas Rogers, and Kristian J. Ruming

Collaborative pharmacist prescribing within the opioid substitution treatment program in South Australia: Patient and pharmacist views, Phuong-Phi Le, Annette J. Braunack-Mayer, and Caroline Laurence

Context matters: Community social cohesion and health behaviors in two South African areas, Sheri Lippman, Hannah Leslie, Torsten Neilands, Rhian Twine, Jessica S. Grignon, Catherine L. Mac Phail, Jessica Morris, Dumisani Rebombo, Malebo Sesane, Alison El Ayadi, Audrey Pettifor, and Kathleen Kahn

The modality effect in a mobile learning environment: Learning from spoken text and real objects, Tzu Liu, Yi-Chin Lin, Yuan Gao, and Fred Paas

Identity Formation in Children and Young People in Open Adoptions from Out-of-home Care in New South Wales, Australia, Betty Luu, Marc de Rosnay, Amy Conley Wright, and Susan Tregeagle