Dr Jade   Burley
Research Associate

Dr Jade Burley

2015-2019: PhD. Education (specialised in early childhood health and development): University of Wollongong            

  • Awarded commendations. 
  • Thesis: An investigation into the independent associations of physical activity, and electronic media use with cognitive and psychosocial development in preschool children. PATH-ABC Project

2008-2010: MSc. Sport and Health Science (specialised in public health & psychology): University of Exeter      

  • Merit Award
  • Thesis: The embodiment of elite gymnasts: a qualitative investigation into views of high-performance gymnastics coaches

2005-2008: BSc (Hons). Sport Science (specialised in sport psychology): The University of Gloucestershire       

  • First-class Honours
  • Thesis: A qualitative investigation in the experiences of an elite retired gymnast
medicine-health
Discipline of Paediatrics

Jade Burley completed her PhD in population child health and education in Earl Start, at the University of Wollongong with Dylan Cliff. Jade now works with BestSTART SWS, and the population  Child Health clinical research group at the School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW.

Jade is passionate about improving the health and well-being of children, with a research interest in physical activity and sedentary behaviour, health inequality, early intervention strategies and policy change. She is passionate about research innovation, translation, and accessibility within early childhood. 

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jade Burley
    Pereira JR; Cliff DP; Sousa-Sá E; Zhang Z; McNeill J; Veldman SLC; Santos R, 2021, 'Objectively Measured Sedentary Levels and Bouts by Day Type in Australian Young Children', Journal of Physical Activity and Health, vol. 18, pp. 580 - 586, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/JPAH.2020-0299
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jade Burley
    McNeill J; Howard SJ; Vella SA; Cliff DP, 2021, 'Cross-sectional associations of application use and media program viewing with cognitive and psychosocial development in preschoolers', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 18, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041608
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jade Burley
    McNeill J; Howard SJ; Vella SA; Cliff DP, 2020, 'Longitudinal associations of physical activity and modified organized sport participation with executive function and psychosocial health in preschoolers', Journal of Sports Sciences, vol. 38, pp. 2858 - 2865, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2020.1803037
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jade Burley
    McNeill J; Howard SJ; Vella SA; Cliff DP, 2020, 'Compliance with the 24-Hour movement guidelines for the early years: Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations with executive function and psychosocial health in preschool children', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 23, pp. 846 - 853, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2020.02.011
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jade Burley
    Sousa-Sa E; J M; JR P; Z Z; AD O; R S, 2020, 'Systematic Review on the Associations between Objectively Measured Breaks in Sitting Time and Cardiovascular Health in Youth', International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports, vol. 9, pp. 26 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.34256/ijpefs2013
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jade Burley
    McNeill J; Howard SJ; Vella SA; Cliff DP, 2019, 'Longitudinal Associations of Electronic Application Use and Media Program Viewing with Cognitive and Psychosocial Development in Preschoolers', Academic Pediatrics, vol. 19, pp. 520 - 528, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2019.02.010
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jade Burley
    McNeill J; Howard SJ; Vella SA; Santos R; Cliff DP, 2018, 'Physical activity and modified organized sport among preschool children: Associations with cognitive and psychosocial health', Mental Health and Physical Activity, vol. 15, pp. 45 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mhpa.2018.07.001
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jade Burley
    Cliff DP; Howard SJ; Radesky JS; McNeill J; Vella SA, 2018, 'Early Childhood Media Exposure and Self-Regulation: Bidirectional Longitudinal Associations', Academic Pediatrics, vol. 18, pp. 813 - 819, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2018.04.012
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Jade Burley
    Cliff DP; McNeill J; Vella S; Howard SJ; Kelly MA; Angus DJ; Wright IM; Santos R; Batterham M; Melhuish E; Okely AD; de Rosnay M, 2017, 'The Preschool Activity, Technology, Health, Adiposity, Behaviour and Cognition (PATH-ABC) cohort study: Rationale and design', BMC Pediatrics, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12887-017-0846-4
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Jade Burley
    Cliff DP; McNeill J; Vella SA; Howard SJ; Santos R; Batterham M; Melhuish E; Okely AD; De Rosnay M, 2017, 'Adherence to 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years and associations with social-cognitive development among Australian preschool children', BMC Public Health, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4858-7
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Jade Burley
    Merom D; Grunseit A; Eramudugolla R; Jefferis B; Mcneill J; Anstey KJ, 2016, 'Cognitive benefits of social dancing and walking in old age: The dancing mind randomized controlled trial', Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2016.00026
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jade Burley
    Sebire SJ; Haase AM; Montgomery AA; McNeill J; Jago R, 2014, 'Associations between physical activity parenting practices and adolescent girls' self-perceptions and physical activity intentions', Journal of Physical Activity and Health, vol. 11, pp. 734 - 740, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2012-0034
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Jade Burley
    Sebire SJ; McNeill J; Pool L; Haase AM; Powell J; Jago R, 2013, 'Designing extra-curricular dance programs: UK physical education and dance teachers’ perspectives', Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 03, pp. 111 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojpm.2013.31014
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jade Burley
    Jago R; Sebire SJ; Cooper AR; Haase AM; Powell J; Davis L; McNeill J; Montgomery AA, 2012, 'Bristol Girls Dance Project Feasibility Trial: Outcome and process evaluation results', International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, vol. 9, pp. 83 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1479-5868-9-83
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Jade Burley
    Gleibs IH; Haslam C; Jones JM; Alexander Haslam S; McNeill J; Connolly H, 2011, 'No country for old men? the role of a 'Gentlemen's Club' in promoting social engagement and psychological well-being in residential care', Aging and Mental Health, vol. 15, pp. 456 - 466, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2010.536137
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Jade Burley
    Jago R; Davis L; McNeill J; Sebire SJ; Haase A; Powell J; Cooper AR, 2011, 'Adolescent girls' and parents' views on recruiting and retaining girls into an after-school dance intervention: Implications for extra-curricular physical activity provision', International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, vol. 8, pp. 91 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1479-5868-8-91

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