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Scott Pedersen

Senior Lecturer
Lab Director

Room G101 , Building G

+61 3 6324 3554 (phone)

+61 3 6324 3679 (fax)

Scott.Pedersen@utas.edu.au

Primarily, Senior Lecturer Dr Scott Pedersen directs the UTAS Active Work Laboratory, a cross disciplinary team of researchers interested in creating healthy work conditions for contemporary office workers. Scott is also a trained inclusive physical education specialist, helping to educate Tasmanian teachers on the most current and effective strategies for including children of all abilities into physical education classes

Biography

In 2009, Scott joined the University of Tasmania from New Mexico State University (USA), where he was an assistant professor and creator of their first adapted physical education post-graduate course.  Scott now shares his academic knowledge and experience on the topics of inclusive physical activity (ESP307), motor learning (ESP233) and motor development (EDU104) with UTAS undergraduate students across several discipline cohorts. Scott leads local and international research projects investigating e-health solutions to decrease sedentary behaviour in the workplace; and he continues to contribute to the post-graduate research experience at the UTAS.

Career summary

Qualifications

  • PhD (2003)  Indiana University, Indiana, USA: Human Performance
    • Thesis: Does midline crossing inhibition affect lower extremity response time performance of adolescents with and without attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?

Teaching

Teaching responsibility

Courses

Units

Note: all of these units are offered as a Student Elective, so a student from any Course can enrol in them.

Consultancy Services

University of Tasmania’s Dr. Scott Pedersen is a nationally (USA) certified adapted physical educator. He has taught in a range of educational settings from preschool inclusive physical education to segregated adult sheltered workshop fitness programs. Through these varied experiences Dr. Pedersen has shaped his teaching philosophy for empowering individuals of all abilities to enjoy lifetime physical activity participation.

Dr. Pedersen’s teaching philosophy is predicated on four principles:

  • That all children deserve developmentally-appropriate physical education instruction;
  • That community-based physical activity and lifelong learning should be the framework for physical education curricula design;
  • That an inclusive physical education class is a supportive, yet challenging environment for all of its students;
  • Practitioners need high-quality training and sustained support to achieve this vision.

To disseminate this philosophy Dr. Pedersen has created two professional development workshops aimed at assisting teachers in designing developmentally-appropriate inclusive physical education for students of all abilities:

Workshop #1 - Break the Rules: Strategies of an Adapted Physical Educator

Workshop #2 - Reverse Inclusion: Empowering Students with Disabilities through Physical Education

These workshops are designed to be delivered at your school. First, we will begin in the classroom or conference room to discuss theoretical concerns of teaching adapted physical education. Then, we will move to the gymnasium to engage in practical applications of developmentally-appropriate physical activity so participants can practice the games and strategies. Certain aspects of this content can be customized toward specific disabilities or teaching scenarios.  To discuss these options and/or to schedule a workshop at your school contact Dr. Pedersen by phone: + 61 3 6324 3554 or email: Scott.Pedersen@utas.edu.au

At the conclusion of each workshop participants will have an opportunity to ask for help with their specific teaching scenarios. In addition, workshop participants will gain a lifelong colleague to help problem solve scenarios that arise in the future.

Workshop #1 - Break the Rules: Strategies of an Adapted Physical Educator

This introductory workshop is designed to teach physical educators the “tricks of the trade” when adapting physical education for their students. Program participants will learn strategies of how to increase the number of successful opportunities available to students during physical education. Practitioners that utilize these techniques may help to increase the likelihood that more students will become lifelong physical activity participants.

More specifically, program participants will learn to design innovative lead-up games for a community-based physical activity curriculum. Activities that will be highlighted include tenpin bowling, disc golf, bouldering, and tennis.

Workshop #2 - Reverse Inclusion: Empowering Students with Disabilities through Physical Education

This succeeding workshop will challenge program participants to implement a disability sport unit within their current inclusive physical education curriculum. The workshop coordinator will demonstrate how the inclusion of disability sport activities can help students with disabilities realize that their disability does not prevent them from becoming lifelong physical activity participants. At the same time students without disabilities will be challenged physically and mentally to adapt to these new games and strategies; while learning through physical education to become empathetic, and not sympathetic, towards individuals with disabilities.

More specifically, program participants will learn to champion a disability awareness movement throughout the school by introducing disability sport in the physical education curriculum. Games and activities will be demonstrated based on the following disability sports: goalball, sit volleyball, and a variety of wheelchair sports.

Research Invitations

Representing the UTAS Active Work Lab Dr Pedersen has been invited to present our findings to several countries. Most recent examples include:

  • Stirling University Health and Behaviour   Research Programme Mini-Conference. June 2019: Stirling, Scotland
  • The Sixth Peking University Forum of Sport   Culture and Humanities: Exercise as Medicine and Healthy China. May 2017:   Beijing, China

View more on Dr Scott Pedersen in WARP

Expertise

Scott uses empirical research methods to measure the physical and mental health effects of interrupting sedentary postures during the workday. This work has helped to create successful and sustainable e-health solutions for Tasmanian government workers, and has fostered international interest in utilising our intellectual property in research studies conducted across the globe.

Collaboration

The UTAS Active Work Lab, led by Dr Scott Pedersen, continues to establish an international research network for developing e-health solutions to address the health concerns of workers with researchers and laboratories from around the globe. These include:

  • Liverpool John Moore's University, England - completed PhD project, published paper
  • Peking University, China - two published papers
  • Manipal University, India - PhD project in data collection, systematic review in press
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University, Wales - PhD project in data analysis
  • University of Helsinki, Finland - PhD project in development

Awards

  • 2010 UTAS Trailblazer Finalist, Runner-up

Current projects

University of Tasmania Active Work Laboratory (UTAWL)

The UTAS Active Work lab is dedicated to developing and testing e-health strategies to address unhealthy work behaviours, such as prolonged sitting. Recently, COVID-19 has expanded the office work environment. Many employees now and will, for the foreseeable future, work remotely. It appears that remote working environments adversely affect a range of health indices. The COVID-19 health crisis has created a need for an innovative, sustainable, modifiable, e-health solution to address the physical inactivity pandemic that persists.

Research questions are posed through a multi-disciplinary lens including (but not limited too): educational psychology, exercise physiology, digital architecture, and workplace health. Before designing a project, students are encouraged to view the UTAS Active Work Lab webpage (https://www.utas.edu.au/education/utawl) to access current literature to help identify relevant variables for investigation.

Potential PhD students can start their application through this project link:

Using e-health for post COVID wellbeing at work

Fields of Research

  • Teacher education and professional development of educators (390307)
  • Digital health (420302)
  • Health psychology (520304)

Research Objectives

  • Behaviour and health (200401)
  • Exercise (130601)
  • Expanding knowledge in education (280109)

Publications

Scott's primary research agenda is to add to the literature that addresses the health concerns associated with prolonged sitting in humans, by developing and testing workplace e-health solutions aimed to disrupt this behaviour.

That being stated, Scott's knowledge of hypothesis testing and valid research design has provided him multiple opportunities to contribute to a variety of post-graduate research projects, often resulting in publications outside of his primary area of interest.

Total publications

92

Highlighted publications

(8 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2020Journal ArticleCarter SE, Draijer R, Maxwell JD, Morris AS, Pedersen SJ, et al., 'Using an e-health intervention to reduce prolonged sitting in UK office workers: a randomised acceptability and feasibility study', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, (23) Article 8942. ISSN 1660-4601 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17238942 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 4

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2020Journal ArticleMainsbridge C, Cooley D, Dawkins S, de Salas K, Tong J, et al., 'Taking a stand for office-based workers' mental health: the return of the microbreak', Frontiers in Public Health, 8 Article 215. ISSN 2296-2565 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00215 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Mainsbridge C; Dawkins S; de Salas K; Schmidt MW

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2018Journal ArticleMainsbridge CP, Ahuja KDK, Williams AD, Bird ML, Cooley PD, et al., 'Blood pressure response to interrupting workplace sitting time with non-exercise physical activity: Results of a 12-month cohort study', Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 60, (9) pp. 769-774. ISSN 1076-2752 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001377 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Mainsbridge CP; Ahuja KDK; Williams AD; Bird ML

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2016Journal ArticleBantoft C, Summers MJ, Tranent PJ, Palmer MA, Cooley PD, et al., 'Effect of standing or walking at a workstation on cognitive function: a randomized counterbalanced trial', Human Factors, 58, (1) pp. 140-149. ISSN 0018-7208 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/0018720815605446 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 30Web of Science - 29

Co-authors: Summers MJ; Tranent PJ; Palmer MA; Cooley PD

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2016Journal ArticleRussell BA, Summers MJ, Tranent PJ, Palmer MA, Cooley PD, et al., 'A randomised control trial of the cognitive effects of working in a seated as opposed to a standing position in office workers', Ergonomics, 59, (6) pp. 737-744. ISSN 0014-0139 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2015.1094579 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 24Web of Science - 24

Co-authors: Russell BA; Summers MJ; Tranent PJ; Palmer MA; Cooley PD

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2014Journal ArticlePedersen S, 'Deliberate laterality practice facilitates sensory-motor processing in developing children', Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 19, (2) pp. 136-148. ISSN 1740-8989 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2012.726983 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 7

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2014Journal ArticlePedersen SJ, Cooley PD, Mainsbridge C, 'An e-health intervention designed to increase workday energy expenditure by reducing prolonged occupational sitting habits', Work, 49 pp. 289-295. ISSN 1051-9815 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3233/WOR-131644 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 48Web of Science - 51

Co-authors: Cooley PD; Mainsbridge C

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2008Other Public OutputPedersen SJ, Geer LC, 'Listen Up: Goalball for All!', Palaestra, McDonough Democrat, Inc., US, 24, 1 (2008) [Magazine Article]

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Journal Article

(42 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2021Garrad T-A, Rayner R, Pedersen S, Cuskelly M, 'From research to reality: Australian evidence-based practice in autism education', Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs pp. 1-11. ISSN 1471-3802 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/1471-3802.12537 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Rayner R; Cuskelly M

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2021Opoku MP, Rayner CS, Pedersen SJ, Cuskelly M, 'Mapping the evidence-based research on Ghana's inclusive education to policy and practices: a scoping review', International Journal of Inclusive Education, 25, (10) pp. 1157-1173. ISSN 1360-3116 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13603116.2019.1600055 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9

Co-authors: Opoku MP; Rayner CS; Cuskelly M

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2020Carter SE, Draijer R, Maxwell JD, Morris AS, Pedersen SJ, et al., 'Using an e-health intervention to reduce prolonged sitting in UK office workers: a randomised acceptability and feasibility study', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, (23) Article 8942. ISSN 1660-4601 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17238942 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 4

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2020Garrahy E, Davison K, Hardcastle S, O'Brien J, Pedersen S, et al., 'Exercise as cardiovascular medicine', Australian Journal of General Practice, 49, (8) pp. 483-487. ISSN 2208-794X (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.31128/AJGP-03-20-5294 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Garrahy E; Hardcastle S; O'Brien J; Williams A; Radford J

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2020Mainsbridge C, Cooley D, Dawkins S, de Salas K, Tong J, et al., 'Taking a stand for office-based workers' mental health: the return of the microbreak', Frontiers in Public Health, 8 Article 215. ISSN 2296-2565 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00215 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Mainsbridge C; Dawkins S; de Salas K; Schmidt MW

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2020Opoku M, Rayner C, Cuskelly M, Pedersen S, 'The Impact of Teacher Attributes on Intentions to Practice Inclusive Education in Secondary Schools in Ghana', International Journal of Disability, Development and Education pp. 1-17. ISSN 1034-912X (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/1034912X.2020.1731434 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Opoku M; Rayner C; Cuskelly M

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2020Opoku MP, Cuskelly M, Pedersen SJ, Rayner CS, 'Applying the theory of planned behaviour in assessments of teachers' intentions towards practicing inclusive education: a scoping review', European Journal of Special Needs Education ISSN 0885-6257 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/08856257.2020.1779979 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Opoku MP; Cuskelly M; Rayner CS

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2020Opoku MP, Cuskelly M, Pedersen SJ, Rayner CS, 'Attitudes and self-efficacy as significant predictors of intention of secondary school teachers towards the implementation of inclusive education in Ghana', European Journal of Psychology of Education ISSN 0256-2928 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s10212-020-00490-5 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Opoku MP; Cuskelly M; Rayner CS

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2020Tong J, Qi X, He Z, Chen S, Pedersen SJ, et al., 'The immediate and durable effects of yoga and physical fitness exercises on stress', Journal of American College Health pp. 1-9. ISSN 0744-8481 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/07448481.2019.1705840 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 5

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2019Cruickshank V, Pedersen SJ, Cooley D, Hill A, 'How do male primary teachers negotiate expectations to perform gendered roles in their schools?', The Australian Educational Researcher pp. 1-16. ISSN 0311-6999 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s13384-019-00337-z [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Cruickshank V

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2018Cruickshank V, Pedersen S, Cooley PD, Hill A, 'Towards a measure of gender-related challenges faced by male primary teachers', Australian Journal of Education, 62, (1) pp. 49-60. ISSN 0004-9441 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/0004944117751440 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: Cruickshank V; Cooley PD

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2018Garrad T, Rayner C, Pedersen S, 'Attitudes of Australian primary school teachers towards the inclusion of students with autism spectrum disorders', The Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 19, (1) pp. 58-67. ISSN 1471-3802 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/1471-3802.12424 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 17

Co-authors: Garrad T; Rayner C

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2018Mainsbridge CP, Ahuja KDK, Williams AD, Bird ML, Cooley PD, et al., 'Blood pressure response to interrupting workplace sitting time with non-exercise physical activity: Results of a 12-month cohort study', Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 60, (9) pp. 769-774. ISSN 1076-2752 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001377 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Mainsbridge CP; Ahuja KDK; Williams AD; Bird ML

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2018Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, Mainsbridge CP, Cruickshank VJ, 'A longitudinal look at habit strength as a measure of success in decreasing prolonged occupational sitting: an evidence-based public health initiative', Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology, 8, (2) pp. 35-48. ISSN 2162-5999 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.4236/ojsst.2018.82004 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Mainsbridge CP; Cruickshank VJ

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2017Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, Cruickshank VJ, 'Caution regarding exergames: a skill acquisition perspective', Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 22, (3) pp. 246-256. ISSN 1742-5786 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2016.1176131 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 7

Co-authors: Cooley PD; Cruickshank VJ

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2016Bantoft C, Summers MJ, Tranent PJ, Palmer MA, Cooley PD, et al., 'Effect of standing or walking at a workstation on cognitive function: a randomized counterbalanced trial', Human Factors, 58, (1) pp. 140-149. ISSN 0018-7208 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/0018720815605446 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 30Web of Science - 29

Co-authors: Summers MJ; Tranent PJ; Palmer MA; Cooley PD

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2016Mainsbridge CP, Cooley D, Fraser SP, Pedersen SJ, 'A workplace intervention designed to interrupt prolonged occupational sitting: Self-reported perceptions of health from a cohort of desk-based employees over 26 weeks', International Journal of Workplace Health Management, 9, (2) pp. 221-237. ISSN 1753-8351 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1108/IJWHM-01-2015-0005 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Mainsbridge CP; Cooley D; Fraser SP

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2016Pedersen SJ, Kitic CM, Bird M-L, Mainsbridge CP, Cooley PD, 'Is self-reporting workplace activity worthwhile? Validity and reliability of occupational sitting and physical activity questionnaire in desk-based workers', BMC Public Health, 16 Article 836. ISSN 1471-2458 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3537-4 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 19Web of Science - 18

Co-authors: Kitic CM; Bird M-L; Mainsbridge CP; Cooley PD

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2016Russell BA, Summers MJ, Tranent PJ, Palmer MA, Cooley PD, et al., 'A randomised control trial of the cognitive effects of working in a seated as opposed to a standing position in office workers', Ergonomics, 59, (6) pp. 737-744. ISSN 0014-0139 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2015.1094579 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 24Web of Science - 24

Co-authors: Russell BA; Summers MJ; Tranent PJ; Palmer MA; Cooley PD

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2015Bird M-L, Shing C, Mainsbridge C, Cooley D, Pedersen S, 'Activity behaviors of university staff in the workplace: a pilot study', Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 12, (8) pp. 1128-1132. ISSN 1543-3080 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1123/jpah.2014-0259 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Bird M-L; Shing C; Mainsbridge C; Cooley D

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2015Cruickshank V, Pedersen S, Hill A, Callingham R, 'Construction and validation of a survey instrument to determine the gender-related challenges faced by pre-service male primary teachers', International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 38, (2) pp. 184-199. ISSN 1743-727X (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/1743727X.2014.914165 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Cruickshank V; Hill A; Callingham R

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2014Chinthammit W, Merritt T, Pedersen S, Williams A, Visentin D, et al., 'Ghostman: Augmented reality application for telerehabilitation and remote instruction of a novel motor skill', BioMed Research International, 2014 Article 646347. ISSN 2314-6141 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1155/2014/646347 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: Chinthammit W; Merritt T; Williams A; Visentin D; Rowe RS

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2014Cooley P, Pedersen S, Mainsbridge C, 'Assessment of the impact of a workplace intervention to reduce prolonged occupational sitting time', Qualitative Health Research, 24, (1) pp. 90-101. ISSN 1552-7557 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/1049732313513503 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 26Web of Science - 25

Co-authors: Cooley P; Mainsbridge C

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2014Cooley PD, Pedersen SJ, 'Using self-handicaps to protect self-esteem: young peoples' responses to evaluative threat in sport', Universal Journal of Psychology, 2, (2) pp. 95-102. ISSN 2332-3485 (2014) [Non Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.13189/ ujp.2014.020207 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Cooley PD

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2014Mainsbridge C, Cooley PD, Fraser SP, Pedersen SJ, 'The effect of an e-health intervention designed to reduce prolonged occupational sitting on mean arterial pressure', Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 56, (11) pp. 1189-1194. ISSN 1536-5948 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000243 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 25Web of Science - 27

Co-authors: Mainsbridge C; Cooley PD; Fraser SP

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2014Pedersen S, 'Deliberate laterality practice facilitates sensory-motor processing in developing children', Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 19, (2) pp. 136-148. ISSN 1740-8989 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2012.726983 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 7

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2014Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, Hernandez K, 'Are Australian pre-service physical education teachers prepared to teach inclusive physical education?', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39, (8) pp. 53-62. ISSN 0313-5373 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2014v39n8.4 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13

Co-authors: Cooley PD; Hernandez K

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2014Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, Mainsbridge C, 'An e-health intervention designed to increase workday energy expenditure by reducing prolonged occupational sitting habits', Work, 49 pp. 289-295. ISSN 1051-9815 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3233/WOR-131644 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 48Web of Science - 51

Co-authors: Cooley PD; Mainsbridge C

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2014Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, Rottier CR, 'Physical educators' efficacy in utilising paraprofessionals in an inclusive setting', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39, (10) pp. 1-15. ISSN 0313-5373 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2014v39n10.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6

Co-authors: Cooley PD

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2013Cooley P, Kubitz K, Pedersen S, Williams A, 'Improving the odds of compliance: using a brief telephone call to decrease pre-treatment attrition in cardiac rehabilitation', Universal Journal of Public Health, 1, (2) pp. 20-25. ISSN 2331-8880 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.13189/ujph.2013.010202 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Cooley P; Williams A

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2013Cooley P, Pedersen S, 'A pilot study of increasing nonpurposeful movement breaks at work as a means of reducing prolonged sitting', Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2013 Article 128376. ISSN 1660-4601 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1155/2013/128376 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 34

Co-authors: Cooley P

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2013Shaw SG, Pedersen S, Cooley P, Callingham RA, 'Intentions and Behaviours: Record-keeping practices of pre-service teachers during professional experience', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 38, (6) pp. 71-87. Article 5. ISSN 0313-5373 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2013v38n6.3 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Shaw SG; Cooley P; Callingham RA

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2013Smith L, Pedersen S, Cooley P, 'The effect of education on compliance to a workplace health and wellbeing intervention: closing the loop', Universal Journal of Public Health, 1, (3) pp. 97-102. ISSN 2331-8880 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.13189/ujph.2013.010308 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Cooley P

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2011Pedersen SJ, 'Higher education teaching in China described by a foreign scholar: Based on the experience of Beijing Normal University', Comparative Education Review, 6, (257) pp. 87-90. ISSN 1003-7667 (2011) [Refereed Article]

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2008Martinez DM, Pedersen SJ, 'Placing a 'CAPE' in Every Georigia School District', Georgia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Journal, (41) pp. 28-32. (2008) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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2008Pedersen SJ, 'Response to Brasic (2007): Psychomotor study of children with ADHD', Perceptual and Motor Skills, 106, (3) pp. 891-892. ISSN 0031-5125 (2008) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.2466/PMS.106.3.891-892 [eCite] [Details]

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2008Pedersen SJ, Surburg PR, 'Lower extremity movement preparation and children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder', Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 25, (1) pp. 36-48. ISSN 0736-5829 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1123/apaq.25.1.36 [eCite] [Details]

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2007Pedersen SJ, Heath M, Surburg PR, 'Lower extremity response time performance in boys with ADHD', Journal of Attention Disorders, 10, (4) pp. 343-349. ISSN 1087-0547 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/1087054706292112 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

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2005Pedersen SJ, Surburg PR, 'Effect of stimulant medication on lower extremity response time of boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder', Perceptual and Motor Skills, 101, (2) pp. 401-407. ISSN 0031-5125 (2005) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.2466/PMS.101.6.401-407 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

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2005Pedersen SJ, Surburg PR, Brechue WF, 'Ageing and midline crossing inhibition', Laterality: Asymmetries of body, brain and cognitive, 10, (3) pp. 279-294. ISSN 1357-650X (2005) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13576500442000085 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 2

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2004Coker C, Pedersen SJ, 'Test Retest Reliability of Kolb's LSI as a Function of Instruction Specificity', Psychological Reports, (95) pp. 180-182. ISSN 0033-2941 (2004) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

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2004Pedersen SJ, Surburg PR, Heath M, Koceja DM, 'Fractionated lower extremity response time performance in boys with and without ADHD', Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly , 21, (4) pp. 315-329. ISSN 0736-5829 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1123/apaq.21.4.315 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 9

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Chapter in Book

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2015Chinthammit W, Yoo SJ, Parker C, Turland S, Pedersen S, et al., 'MolyPoly: a 3D immersive gesture controlled approach to visuo-spatial learning of organic chemistry', Computer-Human Interaction: Cognitive Effects of Spatial Interaction, Learning, and Ability, Springer, T Wyerd, P Calder, H Shen (ed), Switzerland, pp. 153-170. ISBN 978-3-319-16939-2 (2015) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-16940-8 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Chinthammit W; Turland S

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2012Pedersen S, Mainsbridge C, Cooley P, 'Interventions and Best Practices', Engaging Wellness: Corporate wellness programs that work, Corporate Health and Wellness Association, R Stephano & J Edelheit (ed), United States, pp. 282-293. ISBN 978-1-61369-002-4 (2012) [Research Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: Mainsbridge C; Cooley P

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Review

(1 outputs)
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2009Pedersen SJ, 'Disability, sport and society: an introduction', Sport, Education and Society, 14, (3) pp. 371 - 382. (2009) [Review Single Work]

DOI: 10.1080/13573320903057364 [eCite] [Details]

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Conference Publication

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2018Cruickshank V, Mainsbridge C, Patterson K, Grasten A, Pedersen S, 'Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) in the Bachelor of Health and Physical Education program', Teaching Matters 2018, 21 November 2018, Launceston, Tasmania (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Cruickshank V; Mainsbridge C; Patterson K; Grasten A

2018Pedersen S, Cruickshank V, Stone C, Mainsbridge C, O'Brien J, et al., 'Designing purposeful health breaks at work', 2018 WorkSafe Conference, 22-23 October 2018, Hobart, Tasmania (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Cruickshank V; Stone C; Mainsbridge C; O'Brien J

2014Bird M-L, Shing C, Cooley PD, Mainsbridge C, Pedersen SJ, 'We should know better - high rates of sedentary behaviours in a University workplace', The Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference, 17-20 October 2013, Melbourne, Australia (2014) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Bird M-L; Shing C; Cooley PD; Mainsbridge C

2014Cooley PD, Pedersen SJ, Rottier C, 'Working with paraprofessionals: Perspectives of physical educationalists about their experiences with paraprofessional support', Proceedings of the 2014 Hawaii International Conference on Education, 5-8 January 2014, Hawaii, USA, pp. 1-25. ISSN 1541-5880 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD

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2014Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, Hernandez KL, 'Inclusive physical education: Pre-service teachers' views of including pupils with autism and ADHD in physical education', Proceedings of the 2014 Hawaii international conference on education, 5 - 8 January 2014, Hawaii, USA, pp. 1-14. ISSN 1541-5880 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD; Hernandez KL

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2012Nunez-Enriques O, Soto-Valenzuela C, DeLeon L, Carrasco-Legleu C, Urita-Sanchez O, et al., 'Motivation to engage in physical activity in Mexican individuals with disabilities', Proceedings of the 2012 NAFAPA conference, 11-13 October 2013, United States of America, pp. 87. (2012) [Conference Extract]

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2011Mainsbridge C, Cooley P, Pedersen S, Fraser S, Cosgrove M, 'The effect of a computer-based workplace health and wellbeing program on workplace health culture', Proceedings of the 2011 Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, 27 November - 1 December 2011, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 1-14. ISSN 1324-9320 (2011) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Mainsbridge C; Cooley P; Fraser S

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2010Ollington N, Hay I, Abbott-Chapman J, Pedersen SJ, Sigafoos J, 'Autism, behavioural flexibility and play-based functional assessment', Seeking Excellence: Conference Handbook of the 45th Australasian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability Conference, 29 September - 1 October 2010, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 13, 46. (2010) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Ollington N; Hay I; Abbott-Chapman J; Sigafoos J

2010Pedersen SJ, 'Community-based physical activity: Helping children of all abilities become lifelong physical activity participants', Making Connections through Health, Wellbeing and Physical Activity, 2 July 2010, Rokeby, Tasmania (2010) [Conference Extract]

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2010Pedersen SJ, Young MN, 'Midline crossing movements: A teachable skill for developing children', AARE 2010 Conference Proceedings, 28 November - 2 December 2010, Melbourne EJ (2010) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Young MN

2009Pedersen S, Swabey K, 'Upper and lower extremity processing in boys with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder', Creating Active Futures, 7-10 July 2009, QUT, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 245-256. ISBN 978-1-74107-286-0 (2009) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Swabey K

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2009Pedersen SJ, 'Developmentally appropriate physical activity for all children', Making Connections through Health, Wellbeing and Physical Activity, 3 July 2009, Launceston, Tasmania (2009) [Conference Extract]

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2008Arnhold B, Zittel L, Pedersen SJ, 'Physical activity and individuals with disabilities advocacy project', Continuing to Open the Advocacy Umbrella, 17 - 19 July 2008, Reston, Virginia, United States, pp. 2. (2008) [Conference Extract]

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2008Berning J, Mallander S, Pedersen SJ, Adams KJ, DeBeliso M, et al., 'Thirty seconds of continuous weighted jumping increases power output: A post-activation potentiation response', Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, May 2008, United States, pp. 259. (2008) [Conference Extract]

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2008Mallander S, Berning J, Pedersen SJ, Adams KJ, DeBeliso M, et al., '5RM bench press acutely increases medicine ball put distance in trained males and females', Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, May 2008, United States, pp. 259. (2008) [Conference Extract]

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2007Pedersen SJ, Folsom-Meek S, French R, 'Pedagogical techniques and philosophical issues of APE online courses', Proceedings of the National Consortium for physical education and recreation for individuals with disabilities, 8 - 10 July 2007, Reston, Virginia, United States, pp. 4. (2007) [Conference Extract]

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2003Pedersen SJ, Surburg PR, Heath M, Koceja DM, 'The effect of stimulant medication on lower extremity response time performance in boys with ADHD', Neuroscience 2003, 8 - 12 November 2003, New Orleans, pp. 1. (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Other Creative Work

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2009Martinez D, Pedersen SJ, 'GoalBall Trainer Activity Guide', Sportime, USA, pp. 6 (2009) [Catalogue]

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Other Public Output

(29 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2018Pedersen SJ, 'My Island Home: Scott Pedersen on why he left the Big Apple', The Examiner, Fairfax Regional Media, Australia, 24 June 2018 (2018) [Newspaper Article]

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2018Pedersen SJ, Frandsen M, Kitic C, Williams AD, Murray SL, 'University of Tasmania to focus on preventative health at Launceston forum', The Examiner, Fairfax Regional Media, Australia, 18 June 2018 (2018) [Newspaper Article]

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Co-authors: Frandsen M; Kitic C; Williams AD; Murray SL

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2018Pedersen SJ, Mainsbridge C, Patterson KAE, 'UTAS forum puts preventative health back on the agenda', The Examiner, Fairfax Regional Media, Australia, 20 June 2018 (2018) [Newspaper Article]

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Co-authors: Mainsbridge C; Patterson KAE

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2017Cruickshank V, Cooley D, Pedersen SJ, 'Exergames: good for play time, but should not replace physical education', The Conversation AU, The Conversation Media Trust, Melbourne, Australia, 2017, 22 September 2017 (2017) [Magazine Article]

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Co-authors: Cruickshank V

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2017Pedersen SJ, 'Wii (not as) Fit as going outside', Drive on Wednesday, ABC Radio Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, 27 September 2017, 4pm-4.06.55 pm (2017) [Media Interview]

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2012Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'Getting desk-based employees standing again: Establishing a culture of incidental physical activity in the office environment', Corporate Wellness Magazine, Online, 1, Jan 11, 2012, pp. 1 - 2. (2012) [Magazine Article]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD

2011Pedersen SJ, 'Way of Wii crosses line to better motor skills', The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, 12 January 2010 (2011) [Media Interview]

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2011Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'Tas police trial innovative exercise program aimed at improving health', Southern Cross Nightly News, Southern Cross, Tasmania, 1 (2011) [Media Interview]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD

2011Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'Police on case of exercise project', The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, 21 April 2011, p. 21. (2011) [Media Interview]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD

2011Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'Making a stand for office health', The Advocate, Devonport, Tasmania, 23 April 2011, p. 9. (2011) [Media Interview]

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2011Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'Getting the move on for better office workers health', The Mercury, Hobart, Tasmania, 21 April 2011, p. 22. (2011) [Media Interview]

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2011Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'University of Tasmania researchers have teamed up with the police department to trial a new computer program that prompts desk workers to do short bursts of exercise throughout the day', ABC Radio, Hobart, Tasmania, 12 April 2010 (2011) [Media Interview]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD

2011Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'Standing up for health', WomenPolice, International Association of Women Police, Canada, June/August 2011, p. 24. (2011) [Media Interview]

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2011Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, Mainsbridge C, 'Exertime: Getting office employees out of their seats and on the move', Workplace Issues, Workcover Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, December 2010, p. 30. (2011) [Media Interview]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD; Mainsbridge C

2010Cooley PD, Pedersen SJ, 'Project PAUSE (Physical Activity Using Short-Burst Exercise)', Chronic Conditions Clinical Network Newsletter, Department of Health and Human Services, Hobart, Tasmania, 1, November, 2010, p. 7. (2010) [Media Interview]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD

2010Cosgrove M, Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'Exertime putting physical activity back into the workplace', Healthy@Work, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Hobart, Tasmania, 1, 1, p. 1. (2010) [Media Interview]

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2010Pedersen SJ, 'Crossing may help motor skills', Science Alert, http://www.sciencealert.com.au, 1 (2010) [Media Interview]

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2010Pedersen SJ, 'A simple CrossMove could help kids' brain development', Unitas, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, 337, March, 2010, p. 6. (2010) [Media Interview]

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2010Pedersen SJ, 'Games test sports skills', The Mercury, Hobart, Tasmania, 9 January 2010 (2010) [Media Interview]

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2010Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'Tasmanian office police trial new exercise program', The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, 13 April 2010, p. 7. (2010) [Media Interview]

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2010Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'Time to stand up for desk-bound employees', The Mercury, Hobart, Tasmania, 13 April 2010, p. 43. (2010) [Media Interview]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD

2010Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'Exertime for Tassie cops', Unitas, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, 339 (2010) [Media Interview]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD

2010Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'Exercise without leaving your desk', ABC News, http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/04/12/2..., 12 April 2010 (2010) [Media Interview]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD

2010Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'A new program developed by the University of Tasmania and designed to improve the health of office workers is underway in the offices of the Tas Police Force', ABC News, Hobart, Tasmania, 12 April 2010 (2010) [Media Interview]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD

2010Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, 'Tas police officers are trialling software aimed at improving health', WIN News, Hobart, Tasmania, 12 April 2010 (2010) [Media Interview]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD

2010Pedersen SJ, Cooley PD, Mainsbridge C, 'UTAS Trailblazer Finalist, Second Place' (2010) [Award]

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Co-authors: Cooley PD; Mainsbridge C

2008Pedersen SJ, Geer LC, 'Listen Up: Goalball for All!', Palaestra, McDonough Democrat, Inc., US, 24, 1 (2008) [Magazine Article]

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2006Pedersen SJ, 'A special education', Athletic Business Magazine, http://athleticbusiness.com/articles/article.aspx?, 1 January 2006 (2006) [Media Interview]

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2006Pedersen SJ, 'Lions survivor camp in Las Cruces, New mexico challenges you to be a 'Survivor!'', Hands & Voices communicator, Hands & VOices, Denver, Colorado, IX, 2, p. 15. (2006) [Magazine Article]

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Grants & Funding

The UTAS Active Work Lab is prepared to collaborate with a broad spectrum of industry and organisations interested in addressing the health concerns of their desk-based employees.

We have local and international grant-writing and research consultancy experience in addressing employee health needs for a variety of work environments, including remote and regional settings.

Funding Summary

Number of grants

12

Total funding

$161,676

Projects

Exertime Subscription - Catholic Care (2020)$1,199
Description
Individuals and organisations have the opportunity to subscribe to use the Exertime software through a UTAS payment page. In order to subscribe, individuals and organisations agree to their data being collected and used for research purposes. There are different subscription options, calculated according to number of users as follows (all include indirect costs):Monthly Subscription (per person) = $2.99/monthYearly Subscription (per person) = $29.99/yearoDiscount 1 (50 Subscriptions) = $1,199/yearoDiscount 2 (250 Subscriptions) = $3,799/yearoDiscount 3 (500 Subscriptions) = $4,499/yearResearch Project Subscription = FREE (for duration of external research project subject to agreed terms and conditions)Catholic Care have subscribed to the Discount 1 package for 2020.
Funding
CatholicCare Tasmania ($1,199)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Pedersen SJ
Year
2020
Exertime Subscription - Cardiff University (2020)$3,800
Description
Individuals and organisations have the opportunity to subscribe to use the Exertime software through a UTAS payment page. In order to subscribe, individuals and organisations agree to their data being collected and used for research purposes. There are different subscription options, calculated according to number of users as follows (all include indirect costs):Monthly Subscription (per person) = $2.99/monthYearly Subscription (per person) = $29.99/yearoDiscount 1 (50 Subscriptions) = $1,199/yearoDiscount 2 (250 Subscriptions) = $3,799/yearoDiscount 3 (500 Subscriptions) = $4,499/yearResearch Project Subscription = FREE (for duration of external research project subject to agreed terms and conditions)In this instance, Cardiff Metropolitan University are receiving a free subscription in relation to Helen Olivers PhD project, but have requested software customisations that require RA hours to complete.
Funding
Cardiff Metropolitan University ($3,800)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Pedersen SJ
Year
2020
Exertime Licensable Technology - Royalty Bearing Licence (2019)$3,000
Description
ExertimeTM is an e-health initiative designed to reduce the amount of time desk-based employees spend seated at work. Unlike other workplace health programs, ExertimeTM treats sitting as a habit and provides individualised prompts to help the user engage in short movement breaks during the day. ExertimeTM is a fully customizable software application that encourages healthy behavioural change in desk-based employees. A Licence Agreement now exists between the University of Tasmania and Krause Industries Pty Ltd regarding the commercial use of the Exertime technology to establish and commercially exploit a software application for promoting healthy lifestyle and exercise.
Funding
Krause Industries Pty Ltd ($3,000)
Scheme
Licence
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Pedersen SJ; Cooley PD; Mainsbridge C
Year
2019
Lets Play - A Developmental Motor Skill Acquisition Workshop (2019)$1,394
Description
Session Synopsis: Designing developmentally-appropriate games for children of all abilities within an inclusive physical activity environment is not always an easy task. Before you know it, your students are quickly approaching graduation and preparing for life in the real world. Devising developmentally-appropriate games that can foster community-based physical activity participation should be the cornerstone of any physical education curriculum. During this workshop, attendees will participate in a variety of catching and throwing games outlining the developmental nature of motor skill acquisition. Participants will learn how to facilitate motor skill development in any child or adult who is keen to play. Moreover, the eye-hand coordination skills taught during this workshop will challenge even the most adept athletes. These cooperative and fun activities also promote attentional focus and body coordination, which may transfer to other areas of life. Participants will perform individual, partner and group games that vary in complexity and can be played by anyone, anywhere. The exercises are extremely adaptable and just plain fun. So come check it out!
Funding
The Smith Family ($1,394)
Scheme
Consultancy
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Pedersen SJ
Year
2019
Exertime: A global e-health solution (2019)$8,340
Description
The UTAS Active Work Lab has developed an e-health solution designed to improve employee health by interrupting long bouts of occupational sitting. The proposed collaborative research project was developed to expand our investigation to an international audience.
Funding
University of Tasmania ($8,340)
Scheme
null
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Pedersen SJ; Mainsbridge C; de Salas KL; Schmidt M; Dawkins S
Year
2019
Phase 1, Baseline Assessment of Workplace Health and Safety at Bell Bay Aluminium (2018)$3,616
Description
Bell Bay Aluminium (BBA) is an industrial workplace looking to improve their health and safety assessment procedures. This project is designed to first analyse the working environment (1 day), develop a functional assessment tool for new employees and an annual health review tool to limit the frequency of workplace musculoskeletal injuries (2 days).
Funding
Rio Tinto Aluminium (Bell Bay) Ltd ($3,616)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Pedersen SJ
Year
2018
Objective measurements of workplace sedentary behaviour (2018)$10,260
Description
Prior work on Exertime, a workplace e-health solution, demonstrates its ability to improve measures of health via the delivery of prompted movement breaks during working hours (e.g., Mainsbridge et al. 2015). It is unknown what causes these health improvements. Putatively, the Exertime software intervention changes the amount and pattern of sedentary behaviour and physical activity in the workplace; this causes improvements in markers of health. However, there is no evidence to support this hypothesis as no quantitative measure of behaviour has been collected in conjunction with the Exertime intervention. This quantitative sensor based data is crucial to establish the connection between behaviour change and health improvements. Crucially, for the first time, it will provide evidence of the magnitude of the changes in sedentary behaviour needed to improve health. Thus, providing an empirical basis for guidelines on reducing sedentary behaviour to improve health. To validate this new technology, physical activity will be measured for a period of seven days at each time point through the use of ActivPal accelerometers. These will be fitted and worn day and night for the entire seven day period. These trackers are reliable and valid and are currently considered the gold standard for physical activity monitoring. Our plan is to first conduct a small validity and feasibility study utilising current Exertime users at UTAS, for which we already have ethics approval.
Funding
University of Tasmania ($10,260)
Scheme
Better Health Research Development
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Pedersen SJ; Schmidt M; Williams AD; Ahuja KDK; Mainsbridge C
Year
2018
Measuring the impact of Work-Integrated Learning in the Bachelor of Education Health and Physical Education programme (2017)$8,500
Description
This project aimed to measure the impact of Work-Integrated Learning in the Bachelor of Education Health and Physical Education programme.
Funding
University of Tasmania ($8,500)
Scheme
Grant-Research Enhancement Program
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Mainsbridge C; Cruickshank V; Patterson KAE; Grasten A; Pedersen SJ
Year
2017
Increasing non-exercise activity at Kingborough Council (2013)$2,049
Description
The consultancy will involve the delivery of a workplace health and wellness intervention with the Kingborough Council. The main focus of the consultancy will involve: 1) implement custom computer generated prompt software that reminds employees engaged in desk-based work to take part in short-bursts of exercise; 2) undertake induction session for staff; 3) undertake a six month evaluation of the intervention by documenting and reporting on changes in the health status of Kingborough Council employees.
Funding
Kingborough Council ($2,049)
Scheme
Consultancy
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Cooley PD; Pedersen SJ
Year
2013
Exertime Version 2 (2011)$76,445
Description
Improving the workplace health of desk-based employees across all Tasmanian Government agencies through the delivery of our e-health solution, Exertime. Participants entered a yearlong study to test the effects of the solution on blood pressure, self-reported health, daily energy expenditure, and overall experience in the program.
Funding
Department of Premier and Cabinet ($76,445)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Pedersen SJ; Cooley PD
Year
2011
Project PAUSE: Physical Activity Using Short-Burst Exercise (2010)$36,389
Funding
Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management [TAS] ($36,389)
Scheme
Consultancy
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Cooley PD; Pedersen SJ
Year
2010
The Effects of Laterality Training on Brain Processing in Children (2009)$6,684
Funding
University of Tasmania ($6,684)
Scheme
Grant-New Appointees Research Grant Scheme (NARGS)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Pedersen SJ
Year
2009

Research Supervision

Potential PhD students are encouraged to view our current available projects list to apply.

Current

3

Completed

8

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDHow can the Capacity for Learning in General Practice be Increased? A Mixed Methods Research Project2017
PhDTo measure school-based character and values education programs and develop an understanding of the relationship between character strengths/values and adolescent developmental outcomes2017
PhDTechnological Collaboration: Teachers, parents, and allied health professionals supporting students with autism spectrum disorder through information communication technology2019

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDDesign-based Research to Inform the Creation of an Early Childhood Education Framework for Pakistan
Candidate: Mohammad Afzal Khan
2021
PhDTeachers' Decision-Making with Respect to Evidence-Based Practices for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Candidate: Traci-Ann Garrad
2020
PhDThe Intentions of Secondary School Teachers towards Practicing Inclusive Education in Ghana
Candidate: Maxwell Peprah Opoku
2020
PhDStakeholder Perceptions of Prisoner Learning
Candidate: Miriam Adele Oxford
2019
PhDThe Challenges Faced By Male Primary Teachers
Candidate: Vaughan James Cruickshank
2017
PhDThe Effect of a Workplace Intervention Designed to Interrupt Prolonged Occupational Sitting on the Health of Desk-based Employees
Candidate: Casey Peter Mainsbridge
2016
PhDAssessing Behavioural Flexibility in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Using Play-Based Procedures
Candidate: Nadia Daniela Ollington
2012
PhDVideo-Based Intervention for Individuals with Autism
Candidate: Christopher Stephen Rayner
2011