Ms Lauren   Ha
Exercise Physiologist

Ms Lauren Ha

medicine-health
The Kirby Institute

Ms Lauren Ha is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist at the UNSW Fatigue Clinic and a current PhD candidate in the School of Health Sciences, UNSW Medicine & Health, and at the Behavioural Sciences Unit, Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Children's Hospital. 

Lauren’s research interests surround exercise oncology and public health. Her PhD aims to understand factors that contribute towards insufficient physical activity levels among childhood cancer survivors. She is also investigating novel technologies to promote physical activity among survivors and to bridge the gap of access to healthcare for families living in rural or remote areas. 

 

Broad Research Areas:
Physical Activity, Cancer, eHealth

Qualifications:
BExPhys

 

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Lauren Ha
    Ha L; Mizrahi D; Cohn RJ; Simar D; Wakefield CE; Signorelli C, 2021, 'Accuracy of perceived physical activity and fitness levels among childhood cancer survivors', Pediatric Blood and Cancer, pp. e29134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.29134
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ms Lauren Ha
    Ha L; Mizrahi D; Wakefield CE; Cohn RJ; Simar D; Signorelli C, 2021, 'The Use of Activity Trackers in Interventions for Childhood Cancer Patients and Survivors: A Systematic Review', Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, vol. 10, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jayao.2020.0099
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Lauren Ha
    Mizrahi D; Wakefield CE; Simar D; Ha L; McBride J; Field P; Cohn RJ; Fardell JE, 2020, 'Barriers and enablers to physical activity and aerobic fitness deficits among childhood cancer survivors', Pediatric Blood and Cancer, vol. 67, pp. e28339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.28339
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Lauren Ha
    Ha L; Mizrahi D; Ness KK, 2020, 'A Decision-Making Algorithm for Children With Suspected Coronavirus Disease 2019.', JAMA Pediatr, vol. 174, pp. 1222, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.3003
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ms Lauren Ha
    Mizrahi D; Wakefield C; Ha L; Cohn R; Simar D; Fardell J, 2019, 'Satisfaction with an exercise physiology consultation after treatment for childhood cancer: An opportunity for healthy lifestyle education', Heart and Mind, vol. 3, pp. 77 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/hm.hm_47_19
  • Conference Abstracts | 2020
    Ms Lauren Ha
    McBride J; Plush L; Field P; Ha L; Simar D; Cohn R; Mizrahi D, 2020, 'AP 011: EXERCISE INTOLERANCE IN CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS', in Respirology, Wiley, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, VIC, Australia, Vol. 25, presented at Conference: TSANZSRS 2020 The Australia & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (ANZSRS/TSANZ) Annual Scientific Meeting for Leaders in Lung Health & Respiratory Science, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, VIC, Australia, 27 March 2020 - 31 March 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/resp.13776

Awards

UNSW 3 Minute Thesis University Finalist. Watch her compelling presentation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbAK8o1WPAE&ab_channel=UNSW 

Grants

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