Research Director, Early Start

Senior Professor Anthony Okely

tokely@uow.edu.au

Expertise: Physical activity; sedentary behaviour; and gross motor skills in toddlers, preschoolers and children.
Research: Observational studies that describe the prevalence and patterns of these behaviours; relationships with health, education, and other developmental outcomes; interventions; and guideline development. Current research: Interventions to promote physical activity and gross motor skills in early childhood and childhood.