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Professor Tony Okely

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND LEARNING IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

Professor Tony Okely is Director of Research at Early Start and Theme Leader in the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute. His research focuses on physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and gross motor skills in children. It encompasses observational studies that describe the prevalence and patterns of these behaviours; relationships with health, education, and other developmental outcomes; interventions; and guideline development. Professor Okely led the research team that developed the Australian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years (Birth to Five Years): An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Time and SleepView his UOW Scholars profile.

Contact details: +61 2 4221 4641, tokely@uow.edu.au, @TonyOkely

 

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