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Professor Stuart Biddle

Professor Stuart Biddle
Name Stuart Biddle
Position Research Program Director (Physical Activity and Health)
Section Strategic Research Projects
Office B322
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4119
Extension 4119
Email
Qualifications BEd(Hons) L'boro,UK , MSc Penn State , PhD Keele

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Human Movement and Sports Science not elsewhere classified ( 110699 )
  • Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified ( 111799 )

Research interests
Physical activity for health: correlates and influences, behaviour change, psychology
Sedentary behaviour: measurement, health outcomes, influences, behaviour change, psychology

Professional memberships
British Psychological Society
International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity
Society for Behavioural Medicine
UK Society for Behavioural Medicine
International Society of Physical Activity and Health
American College of Sports Medicine
British Association of Sport and Exercise Science
European Health Psychology Society
European College of Sport Science

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

Research most recent
Bennie, J. A., Wiesner, G. H., van Uffelen, J. G. Z., Harvey, J. T., & Biddle, S. J. H. (2017). Sources of practice knowledge among Australian fitness trainers. Translational Behavioral Medicine, Published online March 31, 2017. doi:10.1007/s13142-017-0482-4
Biddle, S. J. H., García Bengoechea, E., & Wiesner, G. (2017). Sedentary behaviour and adiposity in youth: a systematic review of reviews and analysis of causality. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 14, 43. doi:10.1186/s12966-017-0497-8
Biddle, S. J. H., Edwardson, C. L., Gorely, T., Wilmot, E. G., Yates, T., Nimmo, M. A., Khunti, K., & Davies, M. J. (2017). Reducing sedentary time in adults at risk of type 2 diabetes: process evaluation of the STAND (Sedentary Time ANd Diabetes) RCT. BMC Public Health, 17, 80. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3941-9.


Research most notable
Biddle, S. J. H., Bennie, J. A., Bauman, A. E., Chau, J. Y., Dunstan, D., Owen, N., Stamatakis, E., & Van Uffelen, J. G. Z. (2016). Too much sitting and all-cause mortality: is there a causal link? BMC Public Health, 16(1), 635. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3307-3
Gardner, B., Smith, L., Lorencatto, F., Hamer, M., & Biddle, S.J.H. (2016). How to reduce sitting time? A review of behaviour change strategies used in sedentary behaviour reduction interventions among adults. Health Psychology Review. 10(1), 89–112. doi:10.1080/17437199.2015.1082146
Biddle, S. J. H., García Bengoechea, E., & Wiesner, G. (2017). Sedentary behaviour and adiposity in youth: a systematic review of reviews and analysis of causality. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 14, 43. doi:10.1186/s12966-017-0497-8


Publications in ePrints

Bakrania, Kishan and Yates, Thomas and Edwardson, Charlotte L. and Bodicoat, Danielle H. and Esliger, Dale W. and Gill, Jason M. R. and Kazi, Aadil and Velayudhan, Latha and Sinclair, Alan J. and Sattar, Naveed and Biddle, Stuart J. H. and Hamer, Mark and Davies, Melanie J. and Khunti, Kamlesh (2017) Associations of moderate-to-vigorous-intensity physical activity and body mass index with glycated haemoglobin within the general population: a cross-sectional analysis of the 2008 Health Survey for England. BMJ Open, 7 (4).

Pearson, Natalie and Griffiths, Paula and Biddle, Stuart J. H. and Johnston, Julie P. and Haycraft, Emma (2017) Individual, behavioural and home environmental factors associated with eating behaviours in young adolescents. Appetite, 112. pp. 35-43. ISSN 0195-6663

Vergeer, Ineke and Bennie, Jason A. and Charity, Melanie J. and Harvey, Jack T. and van Uffelen, Jannique G. Z. and Biddle, Stuart S. H. and Eime, Rochelle M. (2017) Participation trends in holistic movement practices: a 10-year comparison of yoga/pilates and t’ai chi/qigong use among a national sample of 195,926 Australians. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 17 (1).

Biddle, Stuart J. H. and Edwardson, Charlotte L. and Gorely, Trish and Wilmot, Emma G. and Yates, Thomas and Nimmo, Myra A. and Khunti, Kamlesh and Davies, Melanie J. (2017) Reducing sedentary time in adults at risk of type 2 diabetes: process evaluation of the STAND (Sedentary Time ANd Diabetes) RCT. BMC Public Health, 17 (1).

Biddle, Stuart J. H. and Garcia Bengoechea, Enrique and Wiesner, Glen (2017) Sedentary behaviour and adiposity in youth: a systematic review of reviews and analysis of casuality. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 14 (1).

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Human Movement and Sports Science not elsewhere classified ( 110699 )
  • Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified ( 111799 )