• Application of Machine Learning in the Measurement of Free-living Physical Activity Behaviours

      Tiruvisanallur Lakshmi Narayanan, Anantha Narayanan (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Numerous studies have identified the importance of regular physical activity, limited sitting time and adequate sleep for the prevention and management of obesity and other lifestyle diseases. Researchers have tended to ...
    • Components of Work-related Wellbeing

      Booker, Laura-Jane (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Background Assessing wellbeing in the workplace is becoming increasingly important as organisations recognise the influence of wellbeing on key work-related outcomes (Jarden & Jarden, 2017). However, the development of ...
    • Toward a Framework for Positive Health

      Prendergast, Kathleen (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Despite explicit reference to promoting health and wellbeing in policy, application and promotion of positive health is limited. In New Zealand, like most societies, the dominant and funded health system is deficit-based. ...
    • Towards Greater Understanding of the Role of Eating and Moving Behaviours in Wellbeing

      Maclaren, Olivia (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      New Zealand’s public health system is primarily deficit-based; that is, the focus is mainly on disease prevention and treatment. Increasing levels of morbidity (time spent in poor health) and the failure of the current ...