Professor of Physical Activity and Health, University of Southern Queensland

Stuart is an expert on physical activity and sedentary behaviour from the perspective of behaviour change. His research adopts a multi-disciplinary 'behavioural medicine' approach concerning physical activity (getting active) and sedentary behaviour (reducing too much sitting) with a particular emphasis on the measurement, prevalence, correlates and behaviour change elements of sedentary behaviour. In addition, he has interests in active living and mental health, research application (translation) and policy.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Professor of Physical Activity & Health, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
  • 2014–2017
    Professor of Active Living & Public Health, Victoria University, Australia
  • 1998–2014
    Professor of Physical Activity and Health, Loughborough University, UK

Education

  • 1988 
    University of Keele, UK, PhD, Psychology