Rebecca Braham

Dr, BSc W.Aust., PhD Monash

  • The University of Western Australia (M408), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Rebecca Braham completed her PhD at Monash University in Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine and her post doctoral research fellowship in Kinesiology at Penn State University. Currently she is involved in teaching and research in the School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health in the area of physical activity and health promotion.

Funding overview

1. Braham, R. et al. 2005 Workplace Health and Physical Activity Program Review. Department of Sport and Recreation. $15,000 Chief Investigator

2. Braham, R et al. 2005 Benefits of sand walking on risk of falling and health in the elderly. Healthway $18,142.41 Chief Investigator

3. Giles-Corti B, Martin K, Rosenberg M, Braham, R. 2005 NHMRC Equipment Grant $21,411 Chief Investigator

4. Braham, R. et al. 2005 Changes in Walking Gait, Health and Risk Factors for falling after a sand walking intervention. University of Western Australia Small Grant Scheme. $10,526. Chief Investigator

5. Lay, B, Braham, R, Rosenberg, M. 2005. Prevalence of fundamental movement skills knowledge amongst Western Australia primary school teachers. University of Western Australia Small Grant Scheme. $8,000. Associate Investigator

6. Dimmock. J., Lay. B., Braham, R., Rosenberg, M. 2006. Strengthening the relationship between intensions to exercise and exercise behaviour: A pilot investigation on the moderating effects of exerciser self-schema. Healthway $18,636.71. Associate Investigator

7. Braham, R. Licari, M. Lay, B. 2006. The influence of group size on task specific intervention in children with coordination difficulties. University of Western Australia Small Grants Scheme. $8164 Chief Investigator

8. Rosenberg, M., Braham, R. et al. 2008. Tracking of walking behaviour and attitudes within the Perth Metropolitan Area. Department for Planning and Infrastructure. $20,000 Chief Investigator

9. Pikora, T. & Braham, R.2008. Wet and Wild : Assessing injury among recreational water activities. Healthway. $24,915. Chief Investigator

10. Rosenberg, M. Braham, R., 2009. Physical Activity Task Force Survey of Western Australian Adults. Department of Sport and Recreation. $164,945. Chief Investigator

11. Licari, M., Reid, S. & Braham, R., 2009. The Neural Mechanisms of Motor Overflow in Children with Development Coordination Disorder. The University of Westerm Australia Research Development Awards. $29,709.90 Associate Investigator

12. Braham, R. et al. 2009. Improving Health and Lifestyle in the Western Desert. Australian Research Council. $580,000. Chief Investigator

13. Rosenberg, M., Braham, R., Lay, B., 2010. A health related movement based video games rating measure for consumers. Healthway. $750,000. Chief Investigator

14. Rosenberg, M., Braham, R., Dawson, B & Smith, K. 2010. The health and lifestyle behaviours of retired AFL players. AFL Players Association. $30,000. Chief Investigator

Previous positions

Post Doctoral Research Fellowship - Penn State University

Current projects

* Exergaming and fundamental movement skill (FMS) development in c children
*Technology and measuring FMS in children
* Exergaming and energy expenditure in children
* Evaluating health promotion initiatives in Indigenous Australians
* Maintaining Lifelong Physical Activity - concussion and participation in elite sport


* Children and physical activity
* Indigenous Health Promotion
* Exergaming and Health
* Promoting lifelong involvement in physical activity - effects of elite sporting involvement on health in retirement
* Community Health

Research expertise keywords

  • Community health and physical activity promotion
  • Complementary medicine
  • Physical activity and children
  • Sports injury prevention


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