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).

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Papers from 2018

Clustering of unhealthy lifestyle behaviours and associations with perceived and actual weight status among primary school children in China: A nationally representative cross-sectional study, Juan Zhang, Xiaoqi Feng, Yi Zhai, Weirong Li, Yuebin Lv, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, and Xiaoming Shi

Antiretroviral Drug Use and HIV Drug Resistance Among Young Women in Rural South Africa: HPTN 068, Yinfeng Zhang, Mariya Sivay, Sarah Hudelson, William Clarke, Autumn Breaud, Jing Wang, Estelle Piwowar-Manning, Yaw Agyei, Jessica M. Fogel, Erica Hamilton, Amanda Selin, Catherine L. Mac Phail, Kathleen Kahn, Francesc Xavier Gomez-Olive, James Hughes, Audrey Pettifor, and Susan Eshleman

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Potatoes consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: A meta-analysis, Yuanming Zhang, Dingyun You, Nanjia Lu, Donghui Duan, Xiaoqi Feng, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, Pan Zhu, Liyuan Han, Shiwei Duan, and Zuquan Zou

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Environmental characteristics of early childhood education and care, daily movement behaviours and adiposity in toddlers: A multilevel mediation analysis from the GET UP! Study, Zhiguang Zhang, Joao Rafael Rodrigues Pereira, Eduarda Manuela De Sousa Rodrigues de Sa, Anthony D. Okely, Xiaoqi Feng, and Rute Santos

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Opportunities and challenges to improving antibiotic prescribing practices through a One Health approach: results of a comparative survey of doctors, dentists and veterinarians in Australia, Annie Zhuo, Maurizio Labbate, Jacqueline M. Norris, Gwendolyn L. Gilbert, Michael P. Ward, Beata Bajorek, Christopher J. Degeling, Samantha J. Rowbotham, Angus Dawson, Ky-Anh Nguyen, Grant A. Hill-Cawthorne, T C. Sorrell, Merran Govendir, Alison M. Kesson, Jon Iredell, and Dale Dominey-Howes

Papers from 2017

Hope Matters: Developing and Validating a Measure of Future Expectations Among Young Women in a High HIV Prevalence Setting in Rural South Africa (HPTN 068), Laurie Abler, Lauren Hill, Suzanne Maman, Robert DeVellis, Rhian Twine, Kathleen Kahn, Catherine L. Mac Phail, and Audrey Pettifor

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2017 Calibre Essay Prize (winner): 'Salt Blood', Michael J. Adams

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Dirty Ecologies: the Black Marlin in Allens Creek, Michael J. Adams

Engaging with uncertainty: Shared governance in indigenous conservation landscapes, Michael J. Adams

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Flood, Michael J. Adams

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Friday essay: the cultural meanings of wild horses, Michael J. Adams

Salt blood, Michael J. Adams

Wild tradition: Hunting and nature in regional Sweden and Australia, Michael J. Adams

Muscular fitness, Southern European Atlantic Diet and inflammation in adolescents. Azorean Physical Activity and Health Study II, Cesar A. Agostinis-Sobrinho, Caroline Brand, Carla Moreira, Luis C. Oliveira Lopes, Jose Oliveira-Santos, Pedro Silva, Anelise Reis Gaya, Adroaldo Gaya, Jorge Mota, Rute Santos, and Sandra Abreu

Association between Leptin, Adiponectin, and Leptin/Adiponectin Ratio with Clustered Metabolic Risk Factors in Portuguese Adolescents: The LabMed Physical Activity Study, Cesar A. Agostinis-Sobrinho, Edmar Lacerda Mendes, Carla Moreira, Sandra Abreu, Luis Lopes, Jose Oliveira-Santos, Albertas Skurvydas, Jorge Mota, and Rute Santos

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Muscular fitness and metabolic and inflammatory biomarkers in adolescents: Results from LabMed Physical Activity Study, Cesar A. Agostinis-Sobrinho, Carla Moreira, Sandra Abreu, Luis Lopes, Luis B. Sardinha, Jose Oliveira-Santos, Andre Oliveira, Jorge Mota, and Rute Santos

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Cardiorespiratory fitness and inflammatory profile on cardiometabolic risk in adolescents from the LabMed Physical Activity Study, Cesar A. Agostinis-Sobrinho, Jonatan R. Ruiz, Carla Moreira, Sandra Abreu, Lopes Luis, Jose Oliveira-Santos, Jorge Mota, and Rute Santos

Ability of Nontraditional Risk Factors and Inflammatory Biomarkers for Cardiovascular Disease to Identify High Cardiometabolic Risk in Adolescents: Results From the LabMed Physical Activity Study, Cesar A. Agostinis-Sobrinho, Jonatan R. Ruiz, Carla Moreira, Sandra Abreu, Luis C. Oliveira Lopes, Jose Oliveira-Santos, Jorge Mota, and Rute Santos

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Serum adiponectin levels and cardiorespiratory fitness in nonoverweight and overweight Portuguese adolescents: The LabMed Physical Activity Study, César Agostinis-Sobrinho, Carla Moreira, Sandra Abreu, Luis Lopes, José Oliveira-Santos, Jostein Steene-Johannessen, Jorge Mota, and Rute Santos

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Stunting and severe stunting among children under-5 years in Nigeria: A multilevel analysis, Blessing Akombi, Kingsley E. Agho, John J. Hall, Dafna Merom, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, and Andre Renzaho

Effects of spell checkers on English as a second language students¿ incidental spelling learning: a cognitive load perspective, Porfirio Alino, Tzu-Chien Liu, and Fred Paas

'Endurance Work': Embodiment and the Mind-Body Nexus in the Physical Culture of High-Altitude Mountaineering, Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, Lee Crust, and Christian F. Swann

Biomarkers of Inflammation Mediate an Association Between Sexual Activity and Quality of Life in Older Adulthood, Mark S. Allen

Personality and sexuality in older adults, Mark S. Allen and Annelil Desille

Health-Related Lifestyle Factors and Sexual Functioning and Behavior in Older Adults, Mark S. Allen and Annelil E. Desille

A longitudinal investigation of irrational beliefs, hedonic balance and academic achievement, Mark S. Allen, Sarah El-Cheikh, and Martin Turner

Five factor personality traits and inflammatory biomarkers in the English longitudinal study of aging, Mark S. Allen and Sylvain Laborde

Health-Related Behavior Mediates the Association Between Personality and Memory Performance in Older Adults, Mark S. Allen, Sylvain Laborde, and Emma E. Walter

Dietary inflammatory index and inflammatory biomarkers in adolescents from LabMed physical activity study, Juliana Almeida-de-Souza, Rute Santos, Renata Barros, Sandra Abreu, Carla Moreira, Luis C. Oliveira Lopes, Jorge Mota, and Pedro Moreira

Associations between fruit and vegetable variety and low-grade inflammation in Portuguese adolescents from LabMed Physical Activity Study, Juliana Almeida-de-Souza, Rute Santos, Luis Lopes, Sandra Abreu, Carla Moreira, Patricia Padrao, Jorge Mota, and Pedro Moreira

Acute single channel EEG predictors of cognitive function after stroke, Anna Aminov, Jeffrey M. Rogers, Stuart J. Johnstone, Sandy Middleton, and Peter H. Wilson

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Employee perspectives: Exploring the journey from paid work to retirement due onset of a dementia, Catherine L. Andrew, Lyn Phillipson, and Lynnaire M. Sheridan

White noise enhances new-word learning in healthy adults, Anthony Angwin, Wayne Wilson, Wendy Arnott, Annabelle Signorini, Robert J. Barry, and David Copland

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A Quantitative Research on Self-management of Type 2 Diabetes, Rashid M. Ansari, Mark Fort Harris, Nicholas Arnold Zwar, and Hassan Hosseinzadeh

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Conceptual Model of Diabetes Self-Management for Middle-Aged Population of Rural Area of Pakistan, Rashid M. Ansari, Hassan Hosseinzadeh, Mark Fort Harris, and Nicholas Arnold Zwar

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PSA testing for men at average risk of prostate cancer, Bruce Armstrong, Michael Barry, Mark Frydenberg, Robert A. Gardiner, Ian Haines, and Stacy M. Carter

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Midwives' Role in Providing Nutrition Advice during Pregnancy: Meeting the Challenges? A Qualitative Study, Jamila Arrish, Heather Yeatman, and Moira J. Williamson

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Self-Reported Nutrition Education Received by Australian Midwives before and after Registration, Jamila Arrish, Heather Yeatman, and Moira J. Williamson

Killing Carp (Cyprinus carpio) as a Volunteer Practice: implications for community involvement in invasive species management and policy, Jennifer M. Atchison, Leah Maree Gibbs, and Eli M. Taylor

Rethinking ethnobotany? A methodological reflection on human-plant research, Jennifer M. Atchison and Lesley M. Head

Effects of problem solving after worked example study on secondary school children's monitoring accuracy, Martine Baars, Tamara Van Gog, Anique de Bruin, and Fred Paas

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Nanotoxicology and safety evaluation of nanoparticles in sunscreen products in vitro, Shahnaz Bakand, Amanda Hayes, and Finance Dechsakulthorn

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Nanotechnology and nanosafety: Risk management of manufactured nanomaterials, Shahnaz Bakand and Leanne Treadwell

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Assemblage thinking as methodology: commitments and practices for critical policy research, Tom Baker and Pauline M. McGuirk

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Randomized controlled trial and economic evaluation of nurse-led group support for young mothers during pregnancy and the first year postpartum versus usual care, Jacqueline Barnes, Jane Stuart, Elizabeth Allen, Stavros Petrou, Joanna Sturgess, Jane Barlow, Garry Macdonald, Helen Spiby, Dipti Aistrop, Edward Melhuish, Sungwook Kim, and Diana Elbourne

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Results of the First Steps study: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) programme compared with usual care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuse, Jacqueline Barnes, Jane Stuart, Elizabeth Allen, Stephen Petrou, Joanna Sturgess, Jane Barlow, Geraldine Macdonald, Helen Spiby, Dipti Aistrop, Edward Melhuish, Sungwook Kim, Joshua Pink, Jessica Datta, and Diana Elbourne

A processing schema for children in the auditory equiprobable Go/NoGo task: ERP components and behaviour, Robert J. Barry, Frances De Blasio, and Jack Fogarty

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EEG differences between eyes-closed and eyes-open resting remain in healthy ageing, Robert J. Barry and Frances M. De Blasio

Examination of images in Australian standardised writing assessments: a case for recognising social and cultural disadvantage, Katherine Bates

Reactivity of alpha rhythms to eyes opening (the Berger effect) during menstrual cycle phases, Olga Bazanova, Ekaterina Nikolenko, and Robert J. Barry

Systematic review of SMART Recovery: Outcomes, process variables, and implications for research, Alison K. Beck, Erin Forbes, Amanda Baker, Peter James Kelly, Frank P. Deane, Anthony Shakeshaft, David Hunt, and John F. Kelly

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Fit for Purpose, Alison F. Bell

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Rediscovering why I do what I do: the benefits of explaining ergonomics to researchers from different disciplines - a personal reflection on a PhD journey, Alison F. Bell

Sure Start Local Programmes: Area-Based, Early-Preventive Intervention in England, Jay Belsky, Edward Melhuish, and Jacqueline Barnes

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How technology shapes assessment design: Findings from a study of university teachers, Sue Bennett, Phillip Dawson, Margaret Bearman, Elizabeth K. Molloy, and David J. Boud

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In search of consistent predictors of children’s physical activity, Keren Best, Kylie Ball, Dorota M. Zarnowiecki, Rebecca M. Stanley, and James Dollman

Use of mobile and cordless phones and change in cognitive function: a prospective cohort analysis of Australian primary school children, Chhavi Bhatt, Geza P. Benke, Catherine L. L. Smith, Mary Redmayne, Christina Dimitriadis, Anna Dalecki, Skye Macleod, Malcolm Sim, Rodney J. Croft, Rory Wolfe, Jordy Kaufman, and Michael J. Abramson

Psychometric Properties of the Inventory of Personality Organization for Adolescents, Marko Biberdzic, Karin Ensink, Lina Normandin, and John F. Clarkin

Co-creating Support Curriculum with PACE International Community Partners, Rebecca H. Bilous, Eryn Coffey, Gregory J. Downey, Laura Ann Hammersley, Kate Lloyd, and Felicity Rawlings-Sanaei

Maternal health in pregnancy and associations with adverse birth outcomes: Evidence from Growing Up in New Zealand, Amy L. Bird, Cameron Grant, Dinusha K. Bandara, Jatender Mohal, Polly E. Atatoa Carr, Michelle R. Wise, Hazel Inskip, Motohide Miyahara, and Susan Morton

Design mobilities via 3D printing, Thomas Birtchnell, John Urry, and Justin Westgate

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Don't ignore the mobility scooter. It may just be the future of transport, Thomas Birtchnell, Gordon R. Waitt, and Theresa Harada

Are the ethnically tolerant free of discrimination, prejudice and political intolerance?, Boris Bizumic, A Kenny, Ravi Iyert, Juliet Tanuwira, and Elizabeth A. Huxley

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Gender and evolutionary theory in workplace health promotion, Erika Bjorklund and Jan Wright

Preliminary Exploration of Psychologists¿ Knowledge and Perceptions of Electronic Security and Implications for Use of Technology-Assisted Supervision, Russell J. Blackman, Frank P. Deane, Craig J. Gonsalvez, and Daniel F. Saffioti

The Effects of Precautionary Messages about Electromagnetic Fields from Mobile Phones and Base Stations Revisited: The Role of Recipient Characteristics, Christoph A. Boehmert, Peter M. Wiedemann, Jonathon Pye, and Rodney J. Croft

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Canadian university students' gendered attitudes toward plagiarism, Sahar Bokosmaty, John F. Ehrich, Michelle J. Eady, and Kenton Bell

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Making versus observing manipulations of geometric properties of triangles to learn geometry using dynamic geometry software, Sahar Bokosmaty, Myrto-Foteini Mavilidi, and Fred Paas

Falling short of dietary guidelines - What do Australian pregnant women really know? A cross sectional study, Khlood Bookari, Heather Yeatman, and Moira J. Williamson

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Informing Nutrition Care in the Antenatal Period: Pregnant Women's Experiences and Need for Support, Khlood Bookari, Heather Yeatman, and Moira J. Williamson

Therapists' metacognitive monitoring of the psychotherapeutic process with patients with borderline personality disorder, Marianne E. Bourke and Brin F. S Grenyer

Including minority populations in research: we must do better, Annette J. Braunack-Mayer and Odette R. Gibson

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Understanding carers' lived experience of stigma: the voice of families with a child on the autism spectrum, Timothy Broady, Gerard J. Stoyles, and Corinne Morse

Imagery Rescripting for PTSD and Personality Disorders: Theory and Application, Robert N. Brockman and Fiona L. Calvert

Parents views of the role of sports coaches as mental health gatekeepers for adolescent males, Morgan Brown, Frank P. Deane, Stewart A. Vella, and Sarah Liddle

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Exposure to digital marketing enhances young adults' interest in energy drinks: An exploratory investigation, Li Min Buchanan, Bridget Kelly, and Heather Yeatman

Personal and relational empowerment: a framework for family recovery, Kellie Buckley-Walker, Trevor P. Crowe, and Peter Caputi

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Evaluating the validity of the online multiliteracy assessment tool, Kellie Buckley-Walker, Jim S. Tognolini, Lori Lockyer, Ian M. Brown, and Peter Caputi

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Sydney Playground Project: A Cluster‐Randomized Trial to Increase Physical Activity, Play, and Social Skills, Anita C. Bundy, Lina Engelen, Shirley Wyver, Paul Tranter, Jo Ragen, Adrian E. Bauman, Louise A. Baur, Wendy Schiller, Judy Simpson, Anita Niehues, Gabrielle Perry, Glenda Jessup, and Geraldine A. Naughton

"I feel like having a nervous breakdown": Pre-service and in-service teachers' developing beliefs and knowledge about pronunciation instruction, Michael Burri, Amanda Ann Baker, and Honglin Chen

Empowering Nonnative-English-Speaking Teachers in Primary School Contexts: An Ethnographic Case Study, Michael S. Burri

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Making Sense of Theory: A Doctoral Student's Narrative of Conceptualizing a Theoretical Framework, Michael S. Burri

Joint development of teacher cognition and identity through learning to teach L2 pronunciation, Michael S. Burri, Honglin Chen, and Amanda Ann Baker

Addressing poverty and child welfare: The integrated Community Development and Child Welfare Model of practice, Alice K. Butterfield, James L. Scherrer, and Katarzyna J. Olcon

An investigation of supervisory practices to develop relational and reflective competence in psychologists, Fiona L. Calvert, Trevor P. Crowe, and Brin F. S Grenyer

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Maintenance and repair beyond the perimeter of the plant: linking industrial labour and the home, Chontel A. Carr

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Animating geographies of making: Embodied slow scholarship for participant-researchers of maker cultures and material work, Chontel A. Carr and Christopher R. Gibson

Schizotypy and Cognitive Failures: A Mediating Role for Affect, Nicole Carrigan and Emma Barkus

Do complaints of everyday cognitive failures in high schizotypy relate to emotional working memory deficits in the lab?, Nicole Carrigan, Emma Barkus, Adriel Ong, and Maryann Wei

Systematic review of the relationships between physical activity and health indicators in the early years (0-4 years), Valerie Carson, Eun-Young Lee, Lyndel Hewitt, Cally Jennings, Stephen Hunter, Nicholas Kuzik, Jodie A. Stearns, Stephanie Unrau, Veronica J. Poitras, Casey E. Gray, Kristi Adamo, Ian Janssen, Anthony D. Okely, John C. Spence, Brian W. Timmons, Margaret Sampson, and Mark S. Tremblay

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Overdiagnosis: An Important Issue That Demands Rigour and Precision; Comment on "Medicalisation and Overdiagnosis: What Society Does to Medicine", Stacy M. Carter

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Overdiagnosis, ethics, and trolley problems: why factors other than outcomes matter-an essay, Stacy M. Carter

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What is overdiagnosis and why should we take it seriously in cancer screening?, Stacy M. Carter and Alexandra Barratt

A code of ethics for social marketing? Bridging procedural ethics and ethics-in-practice, Stacy M. Carter, Christopher Mayes, Lynne Eagle, and Stephan Dahl

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Anthropocene and planetary boundaries, Noel Castree

Global change research and the "people disciplines": Toward a new dispensation, Noel Castree

Speaking for the 'people disciplines': Global change science and its human dimensions, Noel Castree

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The denial of nature: environmental philosophy in the era of global capitalism, Noel Castree

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Unfree radicals: geoscientists, the anthropocene, and left politics, Noel Castree

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Trends in prevalence of leisure time physical activity and inactivity: results from Australian National Health Surveys 1989 to 2011, Josephine Chau, Tien Chey, Sarah Burks-Young, Lina Engelen, and Adrian E. Bauman