Lecturer in Health Sciences Allied Health Professions
Health and Exercise Sciences
Ivanka Prichard has a Bachelor of Behavioural Science with Honours in Psychology and a PhD in Psychology from Flinders University. Her PhD focused on body image and reasons for exercise among female fitness centre members. She has also researched the body image and weight loss ideals of brides-to-be and the impact of obesity prevention programs on children. Since 2011, Ivanka has worked with Professor Carlene Wilson and Dr Amanda Hutchinson in the cancer prevention space. Her current research is focused on lifestyle factors associated with cancer risk such as eating behaviour, physical activity, tanning and alcohol consumption, with a particular interest in examining the impact of social norms on these factors.
Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours in Psychology)
2013 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Early Career Researchers
I am interested in the primary prevention of cancer and other chronic diseases through the adoption of healthy lifestyle behaviours.
Current Research Interests:
: Causal attributions of cancer survivors
; Intergenerational transmission of food choices
; Men's help seeking behaviour
; Diet and physical activity in emerging adults
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