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Juliana Zabatiero

Research Fellow, Curtin University

Juliana is a Research Fellow and Lecturer in the Curtin School of Allied Health, a Chief Investigator in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child and a co-lead of the Australian Children of the Digital Age (ACODA) longitudinal study. Her research focuses on young children's digital technology use, physical activity and sedentary behaviours, and health outcomes. Her research has involved both qualitative and quantitative methods, and she has particular interest in longitudinal studies.

Juliana has expertise on assessment of digital technology use, physical activity, sedentary behaviour and physical health outcomes. Her research has involved assessment of digital technology use by young children and their families, exploration of people's perspectives around digital technology use, promotion of physical activity, longitudinal investigation of physical activity and sedentary behaviour using activity monitors, as well as how digital technology use practices and physical activity behaviours influence different health outcomes.


  • –present
    Research Fellow, Curtin University


  • 2016 
    Curtin University, PhD in Physiotherapy