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Senior Lecturer in Health & Physical Education, Western Sydney University

Emma George is a Senior Lecturer in Health and Physical Education at Western Sydney University.

With a background in physical activity and health promotion, her research aims to promote lifelong physical activity and improve health outcomes. Emma’s research expertise includes health promotion intervention design, implementation and evaluation, mixed methods research, men’s health, epidemiology and physical activity measurement. Her research has involved working with middle-aged men, sport fans, older adults, emergency service volunteers, youth in organised sport and culturally diverse populations.

Emma is currently working with a range of community and industry partners including the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and the South-Western Sydney Primary Health Network.

Emma coordinates and teaches across a range of undergraduate Health and Physical Education units, with a focus on physical activity, sport and health promotion. She seeks to utilise a range of innovative approaches in her teaching, and she is passionate about enhancing student engagement and encouraging lifelong physical activity.


  • 2013–present
    Senior Lecturer, Health & Physical Education, Western Sydney University


  • 2014 
    Western Sydney University, PhD
  • 2010 
    University of Western Sydney, BHSc (Hons I)
  • 2009 
    University of Western Sydney, BHSc (PDHPE)

Research Areas

  • Public Health And Health Services (1117)