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Dr Tracy Kolbe-Alexander

Dr Tracy Kolbe-Alexander
Name Tracy Kolbe-Alexander
Position Senior Lecturer (Sport and Exercise)
Section School of Health and Wellbeing
Office I326
Location Ipswich Campus
Phone +61 7 3812 6178
Extension 6178
Qualifications BAPhysEd Western Cape , BScMed(Hons) Cape Town , MPubHlth Cape Town , PhD Cape Town

Fields of Research (FoR)

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

Professional memberships
Sports Medicine Australia
International Society of Physical Activity and Health
International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity

Currently teaching courses/programs
PMC1101 - Public health for paramedics
SES3130 - Clinical exericse physiology for young people

SES3231 - Clinical exercise physiology for adult to middle age
SES1002 - Introduction to sport and exercise
SES2203 - Physical activity and health

Research most notable
Ding D, Lawson K, Kolbe-Alexander T, Finkelstein EA, Katzmarzyk PT, van Mechelen W, Pratt M. and Lancet Physical Activity Series 2 Executive Committee. The pandemic of physical inactivity: A global estimate of the economic burden. Lancet 2016, July
Brown WJ, Mielke GI, Kolbe-Alexander TL. Commentary: Gender equity in sport for improved public health. Lancet 2016, July 27

Oyeyemi AL, Kasoma S, Onywera VO, Felix Assah, Rufus A. Adedoyin, Terry L. Conway, Sarah J. Moss, Reginald Ocansey, Tracy L. Kolbe-Alexander, Kingsley K. Akinroye, Antonio Prista, Richard Larouche, Kelli L. Cain, Estelle V. Lambert, Richmond Aryeetey, Clare Bartels, Mark S. Tremblay, James F. Sallis. NEWS for Africa: Adaptation and Reliability of a Built Environment Questionnaire for Physical Activity in Seven African Countries. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

Kolbe-Alexander T, Greyling M, da Silva R, Milner K, Patel D, Wyper L, Beckowski M, Lambert EV, Goetzel R: The relationship between workplace environment and employee health behaviors in a South African workforce. J of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2014, 56(10):1094-1099.

Lambert EV, Kolbe-Alexander TL: Innovative strategies targeting obesity and non-communicable diseases in South Africa: what can we learn from the private healthcare sector? Obesity reviews 2013, 14 Suppl 2:141-149.

Publications in ePrints

Flahr, Hannah and Brown, Wendy J. and Kolbe-Alexander, Tracy L. (2018) A systematic review of physical activity-based interventions in shift workers. Preventive Medicine Reports, 10. pp. 323-331. ISSN 0091-7435

De Cocker, Katrien and Cardon, Greet and Bennie, Jason A. and Kolbe-Alexander, Tracy and De Meester, Femke and Vandelanotte, Corneel (2018) From evidence-based research to practice-based evidence: disseminating a web-based computer-tailored workplace sitting intervention through a Health Promotion Organisation. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15 (5). ISSN 1661-7827

Mielke, Gregore I. and da Silva, Inacio Chrochemore M. and Kolbe-Alexander, Tracy L. and Brown, Wendy J. (2018) Shifting the physical inactivity curve worldwide by closing the gender gap. Sports Medicine, 48 (2). pp. 481-489. ISSN 0112-1642

Ramnath, U. and Rauch, L. and Lambert, E. V. and Kolbe-Alexander, T. L. (2018) The relationship between functional status, physical fitness and cognitive performance in physically active older adults: A pilot study. PLOS One, 13 (4). pp. 1-16. ISSN 1932-6203

Oyeyemi, Adewale L. and Conway, Terry L. and Adedoyin, Rufus A. and Akinroye, Kingsley K. and Aryeetey, Richmond and Assah, Felix and Cain, Kelli L. and Gavand, Kavita A. and Kosoma, Sandra S. and Kolbe-Alexander, Tracy L. and Lambert, Estelle V. and Larouche, Richard and Moss, Sarah J. and Ocansey, Reginald and Onywera, Vincent O. and Prista, Antonio and Tremblay, Mark S. and Sallis, James F. (2017) Construct validity of the neighborhood environment walkability scale for Africa. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise , 49 (3). pp. 482-491. ISSN 0195-9131

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

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