• 333 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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Research Outputs 2012 2019

  • 333 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 9 Article

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Physical Education and Training
Social Class
Internet
Motivation
Randomized Controlled Trials

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Physical Education and Training
Internet
Motivation
Randomized Controlled Trials
Economics

Communication idol: using popular culture to catalyse active learning by engaging students in the development of entertaining teaching and learning resources

Dune, T., Bidewell, J., Firdaus, R. & Kirwan, M., 1 Jan 2016, In : Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice. 13, 5, p. 1-16 16 p., 15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
popular culture
communication
video
Teaching
resources

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 othersGao, L. & Lubans, D. R., 24 Aug 2016, In : BMC Public Health. 16, 1, p. 1-16 16 p., 873.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Internet
Randomized Controlled Trials
Learning
Exercise
New South Wales

Engagement and nonusage attrition with a free physical activity promotion program: the case of 10,000 steps Australia

Guertler, D., Vandelanotte, C., Kirwan, M. & Duncan, M. J., 1 Jan 2015, In : Journal of Medical Internet Research. 17, 7, p. 1-14 14 p., e176.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

File
Workplace
Health Behavior
Kaplan-Meier Estimate
Chi-Square Distribution
Proportional Hazards Models

Prizes

Medicine 2.0 mHealth Research Award

Morwenna Kirwan (Recipient), 16 Sep 2012

Prize: Honorary award

Medicine
mHealth