Behaviour, Environment and Cognition Research Program
Dr Anthony Barnett is an Associate Professor at the Australian Catholic University with a background in exercise physiology. Current research interests include built environment and psycho-social influences on health-related outcomes across the age range (e.g., physical activity across the spectrum from pre-schoolers to older adults and cognition and depression in older adults). He also has an ongoing research interest in free-living physical activity measurement methods.
Anthony leads the Lifestyle Behaviour Group within iMAP project (international Mind, Activities and urban Places), which is part of the ACU funded Behaviour, Environment and Cognition Research Program. He has authored 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and 6 book chapters. He has been principal or co-investigator on 10 successful grant applications and acted as a reviewer for over 20 academic journals. He has previously worked at Deakin University, University of Hong Kong, Baylor College of Medicine (USA), University of Queensland, The Nottingham Trent University (UK), University of New South Wales and Victoria University.