• 411 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
20122019

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Personal profile

Teaching

Dr Morwenna Kirwan is the Senior Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University. 

Morwenna currently teaches into the Doctor of Physiotherapy, Doctor of Medicine and Bachelor of Clinical Science and Bachelor of Human Science courses.  

Morwenna teaches the following topics:

  • facilitating health behaviour change in clinical communication settings
  • health psychology and lifestyle behaviour change: including physical activity, nutrition, sleep, and stress management 
  • chronic disease management, weight management and weight loss

 

Research interests

Morwenna has over 10 years of experience as an exercise and behavioural scientist, with her research focused on interventions to improve lifestyle behaviours, such as physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease management.  She is currently evaluating the effectiveness of Type 2 diabetes prevention and management translational programs to improve health outcomes.

Education/Academic qualification

Health Behaviour Change, PhD, Central Queensland University

Master of Psychology, Central Queensland University

Bachelor of Human Movement Science (Information Technology), Central Queensland University

Bachelor of Business (Information Systems), Central Queensland University

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Projects

Research Outputs

  • 411 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 10 Article

A monitoring system to provide feedback on student physical activity during physical education lessons

Hartwig, T. B., del Pozo-Cruz, B., White, R. L., Sanders, T., Kirwan, M., Parker, P. D., Vasconcellos, D., Lee, J., Owen, K. B., Antczak, D., Lubans, D. R. & Lonsdale, C., Sep 2019, In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 29, 9, p. 1305-1312 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    An internet-supported school physical activity intervention in low socioeconomic status communities: results from the Activity and Motivation in Physical Education (AMPED) cluster randomised controlled trial

    Lonsdale, C., Lester, A., Owen, K. B., White, R. L., Peralta, L., Kirwan, M., Diallo, T. M. O., Maeder, A. J., Bennie, A., MacMillan, F., Kolt, G. S., Ntoumanis, N., Gore, J. M., Cerin, E., Cliff, D. P. & Lubans, D. R., Mar 2019, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 53, 6, p. 341-347 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 18 Citations (Scopus)

    An Internet-supported physical activity intervention delivered in secondary schools located in low socio-economic status communities: study protocol for the Activity and Motivation in Physical Education (AMPED) cluster randomized controlled trial

    Lonsdale, C., Lester, A., Owen, K. B., White, R. L., Moyes, I., Peralta, L., Kirwan, M., Maeder, A., Bennie, A., MacMillan, F., Kolt, G. S., Ntoumanis, N., Gore, J. M., Cerin, E., Diallo, T. M. O., Cliff, D. P. & Lubans, D. R., 6 Jan 2016, In : BMC Public Health. 16, 1, p. 1-15 15 p., 17.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • 21 Citations (Scopus)
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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Scaling-up an efficacious school-based physical activity intervention: study protocol for the 'Internet-based Professional Learning to help teachers support Activity in Youth' (iPLAY) cluster randomized controlled trial and scale-up implementation evaluation

    Lonsdale, C., Sanders, T., Cohen, K. E., Parker, P., Noetel, M., Hartwig, T., Vasoncellos, D., Kirwan, M., Morgan, P., Salmon, J., Moodie, M., McKay, H., Bennie, A., Plotnikoff, R., Cinelli, R. L., Greene, D., Peralta, L. R., Cliff, D. P., Kolt, G. S., Gore, J. M. & 2 others, Gao, L. & Lubans, D. R., 24 Aug 2016, In : BMC Public Health. 16, 1, p. 1-16 16 p., 873.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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  • 15 Citations (Scopus)
    8 Downloads (Pure)

    Prizes

    Medicine 2.0 mHealth Research Award

    Morwenna Kirwan (Recipient), 16 Sep 2012

    Prize: Honorary award