A Mobile Technology Application to Reduce Falls Among Children

Back to search results

Injury is the leading cause of death and hospitalization among Australian children, and falls represent the leading cause of injury. Many childhood falls resulting in hospitalisation could be prevented through modified parental behaviour, and the home environment. The Behaviour Change Wheel is a systematic approach to developing health interventions targeting behaviour change. This PhD study will use this approach, coupled with a concept known as intervention 'tailoring' to develop a mobile technology application aimed at reducing falls in children. The PhD study will cross behavioural change theory and software engineering disciplines to produce a novel and innovative public health tool.

Apply Now
Supervisory team

Medical Sciences

Medical Sciences

Apply Now

Please start your application by taking the self assessment. Download the editable MS Word version or download the non-editable PDF version (best for Mac or mobile devices). Once the self assessment form is completed, save as a PDF and upload along with your application.

One file only.
50 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif jpg png bmp eps tif pict psd txt rtf html odf pdf doc docx ppt pptx xls xlsx xml avi mov mp3 ogg wav bz2 dmg gz jar rar sit svg tar zip.
If you have not done so, please complete the self assessment PDF as noted above.