Publications

Refereed Journal Articles 

Note: Current and past HaPI members in bold.
ACCEPTED/IN PRESS
Arnautovska, U., O’Callaghan, F., & Hamilton, K. (2017). Applying the Integrated Behaviour Change model to understanding physical activity among older adults: a qualitative study. Advanced online publication. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology. (download)

Arnautovska, U., O’Callaghan, F., & Hamilton, K. (2017). Behaviour change techniques to facilitate physical activity in older adults: what and how. Ageing & Society. Advanced online publication.

Hamilton, K., Kirkpatrick, A., Rebar, A., & Hagger, M.S. (accepted 09/05/2017). Child sun safety: application of the Integrated Behaviour Change model. Health Psychology. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1037/hea0000533.

Hamilton, K., Kirkpatrick, A., Rebar, A., White, K.M. & Hagger, M.S. (2017). Protecting young children against skin cancer: Parental beliefs, roles, and regret. Advanced online publication. Psycho-Oncology. doi:10.1002/pon.4434

Hamilton, K., Kothe, E., Mullan, B., & Spinks, T. (2017). The mediating and moderating role of planning on mothers’ decisions for early childhood dietary behaviours. Psychology & Health. Advanced online publication. doi:1080/08870446.2017.1351970.

Hamilton, K., Morrissey, S.A., Farrell, L.J., Ellul, M.C., Weinbrecht, T., O’Donovan, A., & O’Connor, E. (2017). Increasing psychological literacy and work readiness of Australian psychology undergraduates through a capstone and work-integrated learning experience: current issues and what needs to be done. Australian Psychologist. Advanced online publication.

2017
Hagger, M. S., Trost, N., Keech, J., Chan, D. K. C., & Hamilton, K. (2017). Predicting sugar consumption: application of an integrated dual-process, dual-phase model. Appetite, 116, 147-156. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.04.032 (download)

Arnautovska, U., Fleig, L., O’Callaghan, F., & Hamilton, K. (2017). A longitudinal investigation of older adults’ physical activity: testing an integrated dual-process model. Psychology & Health, 32(2), 166-185. doi:10.1080/08870446.2016.1250273 (download)

Arnautovska, U., O’Callaghan, F., & Hamilton, K. (2017). Older adults’ perceptions of physical activity within the process of ageing. Health Behavior and Policy Research, 4(1), 76-86.

Gillespie, B., Hamilton, K., Ball, D., Lavin, J., Gardiner, T., Withers, T., & Marshall, A. (2017). Unlocking the ‘black box’ of practice improvement strategies to implement surgical safety checklists: A process evaluation. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 10, 157-166. 

Hamilton, K., Bonham, M., Bishara, J., Kroon, J., & Schwarzer, R. (2017). Translating dental flossing intentions into behavior: A longitudinal investigation of the mediating effect of planning and self-efficacy in young adults. Advanced online publication. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 24, 420-427. doi:10.1007/s12529-016-9605-4. (download)

Hamilton, K., Marques, M. M., Johnson, B. T. (2017). Editorial: Advanced analytic and statistical methods in health psychology. Health Psychology Review. doi:1080/17437199.2017.1348905

Hamilton, K., Warner, L.M., & Schwarzer, R. (2017). The role of self-efficacy and friend support on adolescent intentions and vigorous exercise. Health Education & Behavior, 44(1), 175-181. doi:10.1177/1090198116648266  

Zhou, G., Gan, Y., Hamilton, K., Schwarzer, R. (2017). The role of social support and self-efficacy for planning fruit and vegetable intake. Journal of Nutrition Education & Behavior, 49(2), 100-107. doi:10.1016/j.jneb.2016.09.005.

2016
Allom, V., Mullan, B., Cowie, E., & Hamilton, K. (2016). Physical activity and transitioning to college: The importance of intentions and habits. American Journal of Health Behavior, 40(2), 280-290. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.40.2.13.

Ball, L., Lee, P., Ambrosini, GL., Hamilton, K., & Tuffaha, H. (2016). How often should General Practitioners provide nutrition care to patients? A forecasting activity to determine the target frequency for chronic disease management in Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health. doi:10.1071/PY16060.

Hagger, M.S., Sultan, S., Hardcastle, S., Reeve, J., Patall, E. A., Fraser, B., Hamilton, K., & Chatzisarantis, N. (2016). Applying the integrated trans-contextual model to mathematics activities in the classroom and homework behavior and attainment. Learning and Individual Differences, 45, 166-175. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2015.11.017. (download)

Hamilton, K., Cleary, C., White, K.M., & Hawkes, A. (2016). Keeping kids sun safe: exploring parents’ beliefs about their young child’s sun-protective behaviours. Psycho-Oncology, 25, 158-163. doi:10.1002/pon.3888. (download)

Hamilton, K., Kavanagh, D., Connolly, J., Davis, L., Fisher, J, Halford, K., Hides, L., Milgrom, J., Rowe, H., Sanders, D., Scuffham, P., Tjondronegoro, D., Walsh, A., White, K. M., Wittkowski, A. (2016). Baby Steps – an online program promoting the wellbeing of new mothers and fathers: a study protocol. JMIR Research Protocols, 5(3):e140. doi:10.2196/resprot.5706. (download)

Hamilton, K., Peden, A.E., Pearson, M., & Hagger, M.S. (2016). Stop there’s water on the road! Identifying key beliefs guiding people’s willingness to drive through flooded waterways. Safety Science, 86, 308-314. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2016.07.004. (download)

Hamilton, K., Spinks, T., White, K.M., Kavanagh, D.J., & Walsh, A.M. (2016). A psychosocial analysis of parents’ decisions for limiting their young child’s screen time: an examination of attitudes, social norms and roles, and control perceptions. British Journal of Health Psychology, 21(2), 285-301. doi:10.1111/bjhp.12168.

Hamilton, K., White, K.M., Wihardjo, K., & Hyde, M. (2016). Targets to promote swimming between the flags among Australian beach goers. Health Promotion International, 31, 908-914. doi:10.1093/heapro/dav079.

Kwasnicka, D., & Hamilton, K. (2016). Health Psychology and weight loss maintenance: current issues. European Health Psychologist, 16(2), 36-40. (download)

Lhakhang, P., Hamilton, K., Sud, N., Sud, S., Kroon, J., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Combining self-management cues with incentives to promote interdental cleaning among Indian periodontal disease outpatients. BMC Oral Health, 16:6. dio:10.1186/s12903-016-0164-5 (download)

Mullan, B., Henderson, J., Kothe, E., Allom, V., Orbell, S., & Hamilton, K. (2016). The role of habit and perceived control on health behaviour among pregnant women. American Journal of Health Behavior, 40(3), 291-301. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.40.3.1 (download)

Reyes Fernández , B., Knoll, N., Hamilton, K., Schwarzer, R. (2016). Social-cognitive antecedents of hand washing: action control bridges the planning-behavior gap. Psychology & Health, 31(8), 993-1004. doi:10.1080/08870446.2016.1174236. (download)

Robinson, N. G., White, K. M., Hamilton, K., & Starfelt, L. (2016). Predicting the sun-protective decisions of young female Australian beachgoers. Journal of Health Psychology, 21(8), 1718-1727. doi:10.1177/1359105314564811.

Spinks, T., & Hamilton, K. (2016). Investigating mothers’ decisions to give their 2-3 year old a nutritionally balanced diet. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 48, 250-257. doi:10.1016/j.jneb.2016.02.002

Vayro, C., & Hamilton, K. (2016). Using three-phase theory-based formative research to explore healthy eating in Australian truck drivers. Appetite, 98, 41-48. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2015.12.015.

2015
Hamilton, K., Chambers, S. K., Legg, M., Oliffe, J.L., & Cormie, P. (2015). Sexuality and exercise in men undergoing androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 23(1), 133-142. doi:10.1007/s00520-014-2327-8. (download)

Hamilton, K., Hatzis, D., Kavanagh, D. J., & White, K. M. (2015). Exploring parents’ beliefs about their young child’s physical activity and screen time behaviours. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24(9), 2638-2652. doi:10.1007/s10826-014-0066-6.

Hamilton, K., Vayro, C., & Schwarzer, R. (2015). Social-cognitive antecedents of fruit and vegetable consumption in truck drivers: a sequential mediation analysis. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 47(4), 379-384. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2015.04.325.

Kane, J., Hyde, M., & Hamilton, K. (2015). Exploring female university students’ behavioral, normative, and control beliefs about binge eating. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 53(3), 118-127. doi:10.1080/14635240.2014.965842.

Moss, N. D, Hamilton, K., White, K. M., & Hansen, J. (2015). The changing motivations of students’ use of lecture podcasts across a semester: an extended Theory of Planned Behaviour approach. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 52(6), 599-609. doi:1080/14703297.2012.746513. (download)

Spinks, T., & Hamilton, K. (2015). Investigating key beliefs guiding mothers’ dietary decisions for their 2-3 year old. Appetite, 89, 167-174. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2015.02.004.

Walsh, A., Hamilton, K., White, K. M., & Hyde, M. (2015). Use of online health information to manage children’s health care: a prospective study investigating parental decisions. BMC Health Services Research, 15:131. doi:10.1186/s12913-015-0793-4. (download)

White, K. M., Starfelt, L. C., Young, R., Hawkes, A., Leske, S., & Hamilton, K. (2015). Predicting Australian adults’ sun-safe behaviour: examining the role of personal and social norms. British Journal of Health Psychology, 20(2), 396-412. doi:10.1111/bjhp.12108.  (download)

Zhou, G., Gan, Y., Miao, M., Hamilton, K., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2015). The role of action control and action planning on fruit and vegetable consumption. Appetite, 91(1), 64-68. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2015.03.022. (download)

Zhou, G., Sun, C., Knoll, N., Hamilton, K., & Schwarzer, R. (2015). Self-efficacy, planning, and action control in an oral self-care intervention. Health Education Research, 30(4), 671-681. doi:10.1093/her/cyv032.

2014
Cormie, P., Chambers, S. K., Newton, R. U., Gardiner, R. A., Spry, N., Taaffe, D. R., Joseph, D., Akhlil Hamid, M., Chong, P., Hughes, D., Hamilton, K., & Galvao, D.A. (2014). Improving sexual health in men with prostate cancer: randomised controlled trial of exercise and psychosexual therapies. BMC Cancer, 14:199. doi:10.1007/s00520-014-2327-8. (download)

Cowie, E., & Hamilton, K. (2014). Key beliefs related to decisions for physical activity engagement among first-in-family students transitioning to university. Journal of Community Health, 39, 719-726. doi:10.1007/s10900-013-9817-3.

Hamilton, K., & Hagger, M. (2014). The ‘health’ of health psychology in Australia: behavioural approaches and interventions. Australian Psychologist, 49, 63-65. doi:10.1111/ap.12051. (download)

Hamilton, K., & Schmidt, H. (2014). Drinking and swimming: investigating young Australian males’ intentions to engage in recreational swimming while under the influence of alcohol. Journal of Community Health, 39, 139-147. doi:10.1007/s10900-013-9751-4. (download)

Hamilton, K., & White, K. M. (2014). Strategies for developing and delivering a parental physical activity intervention: answers to the what and how. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 11, 152-164. doi:10.1123/jpah.2011-0190. (download)

Pearson, M., & Hamilton, K. (2014). Investigating driver willingness to drive through flooded roads. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 72, 382-390. doi:10.1016/j.aap.2014.07.018. (download)

Marques, M., & Hamilton, K. (2014). Health Psychology and statistical methodology: out with the old and in with the new. European Health Psychologist, 16(2), 36-40. (download)

2013
Hamilton, K., Cuddihy, T., & White, K.M. (2013). Perceived environmental correlates and physical activity: what neighbourhood aspects really matter for mothers and fathers of young children? Journal of Community Psychology, 41, 679-691. doi:10.1002/jcop.21564.

Hamilton, K., & Schmidt, H. (2013). Critical beliefs underlying young Australian males’ intentions to drink and swim. SAGE Open, 3, 1-7. doi:10.1177/2158244013508959. (download)

Hamilton, K., Thomson, C., & White, K.M. (2013). Promoting active lifestyles in young children: investigating mothers’ decisions about their child’s physical activity and screen time behaviour. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 17, 968-976. doi:10.1007/s10995-012-1081-0. (download)

Robinson, N.G., White, K.M., & Hamilton, K. (2013). Examining young recreational sportswomen’s intentions to engage in sun-protective behaviour: the role of ingroup and image norms. Women & Health, 53, 244-261. doi:10.1080/03630242.2013.782939. (download)

Wilson, L.M., White, K.M., & Hamilton, K. (2013). Predicting psychologists’ intentions to integrate complementary and alternative therapies into their practice. Australian Psychologist, 48, 149-158. doi:10.1111/j.1742-9544.2011.00058.x.

2012
Hamilton, K., Cox, S. & White, K.M., (2012). Testing a model of physical activity among mothers and fathers of young children: integrating self-determined motivation, planning, and theory of planned behavior. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 34, 124-145.

Hamilton, K., Daniels, L., Murray, N., White, K.M., & Walsh, A. (2012). Mothers’ perceptions about introducing complementary feeding at 6 months: identifying critical belief-based targets for promoting adherence to current infant feeding guidelines. Journal of Health Psychology, 17, 121-131. doi:10.1177/1359105311409786. (download)

Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. (2012). Social influences and the physical activity intentions of parents of young-children families: an extended Theory of Planned Behaviour approach. Journal of Family Issues, 33, 1351-1372. doi:10.1177/0192513X12437151. (download)

Hamilton, K., White, K. M., & Cuddihy, T. (2012). Using a single-item physical activity measure to describe and validate parents’ physical activity patterns. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 83, 340-345. doi:10.1080/02701367.2012.10599865. (download)

Hamilton, K., White, K. M., Young, R., Hawkes, A., Starfelt, L.C., Leske, S. (2012). Identifying critical sun-protective beliefs among Australian adults. Health Education Research, 27, 834-843. doi:10.1093/her/cys093. (download)

Hawkes, A., Hamilton, K., White, K.M., & Young, R. (2012). A randomised controlled trial of a theory-based intervention to improve sun protective behaviour in adolescents (‘You can still be HOT in the shade’): study protocol. BMC Cancer, 12:1. doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-1. (download)

Masser, B.M., White, K.M., Hamilton, K., & McKimmie, B. (2012). Beliefs of blood donors’ intentions to donate during two phases of an avian influenza outbreak. Transfusion and Apheresis Science, 46, 47-52. doi:org/10.1016/j.transci.2011.11.001.  (download)

Thomson, C.E., White, K.M., Hamilton, K. (2012). Investigating mothers’ decisions about their child’s sun-protective behaviour using an extended Theory of Planned Behaviour. Journal of Health Psychology, 17, 1001-1010. doi:10.1177/1359105311433905.  (download)

Walsh, A., Hyde, M., Hamilton, K., & White, K. M. (2012). Predictive modelling: parents’ decision making to use online child health information to increase their understanding and/or diagnose or treat their child’s health. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 12:144. doi:10.1186/1472-6947-12-144. (download)

Wilson, L.M., Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. (2012). Psychology students’ beliefs about integrating complementary and alternative therapies (CAT) into their future psychology practice. Psychology, 3, 208-212. doi:10.4236/psych.2012.32029. (download)

Wilson, L.M., Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. (2012). Students’ beliefs about willingness to access complementary and alternative therapies (CAT) training for future integration into psychology practice. ISRN Education, 2012, article ID 350713. doi:10.5402/2012/350713. (download)

2011
Courtney, M.D., Edwards, H.E., Chang, A.M., Parker, A.W., Finlayson, K., & Hamilton, K. (2011). A randomised controlled trial to prevent hospital readmissions and loss of functional ability in high risk older adults: a study protocol. BMC Health Services Research, 11:202. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-202.

Hamilton, K., Daniels, L., White, K.M., Murray, N., & Walsh, A. (2011). Predicting mothers’ decisions to introduce complementary feeding at 6 months: an investigation using an extended Theory of Planned Behaviour. Appetite, 56, 674-681. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2011.02.002. (download)

Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. (2011). Identifying key belief-based targets for promoting regular physical activity among mothers and fathers with young children. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 14, 135-142. doi:10.1016/j.jsama.2010.07.004. (download)

Masser, B.M., White, K.M., Hamilton, K., & McKimmie, B. (2011). An examination of the predictors of blood donors’ intentions to donate during two phases of an avian influenza outbreak. Transfusion, 51, 548-557. doi:10.1111/j.1537-2995.2010.02887.x. (download)

White, K.M., O’Connor, E.L., & Hamilton, K. (2011). Ingroup and role identity influences on the initiation and maintenance of students’ voluntary attendance at peer study sessions for statistics. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 81, 325-343. doi:10.1348/000709910X513258.

2010
Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. (2010). Parental physical activity: the role of social support. American Journal of Health Behavior, 34, 573-584. doi: 10.5993/AJHB.34.5.7.

Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. (2010). Understanding parental physical activity: meanings, habits, and social role influence. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 11, 275-285. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2010.02.006. (download)

Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. (2010). Identifying parents’ perceptions about physical activity: a qualitative exploration of salient behavioural, normative, and control beliefs. Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 1157-1169. doi:10.1177/1359105310364176. (download)

2009
Courtney, M.D, Edwards, H.E, Chang, A.M, Parker, A.W, Finlayson, K., & Hamilton, K. (2009). Fewer emergency readmissions and better quality of life for older adults at high risk of hospital readmission: a randomised controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of a 24 week exercise and telephone follow-up program. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 57, 395-402. doi:10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02138.x. (download)
2008
Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. (2008). Extending the Theory of Planned Behavior: the role of self and social influences in predicting adolescent regular moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 30, 56-74. (download)

Published Conference Papers

2007
Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. (2007). Adolescents and physical activity: the role of attitudinal, normative and control beliefs. In K. Moore (Eds), Psychology making an impact: Proceedings of 42nd APS annual conference (pp. 175-180). Brisbane: The Australian Psychology Society.

Other Research Outputs

Guest Editor Special Issue
Health Psychology ReviewHamilton, K., Marques, M., & Johnson, B. (2017). Advanced analytic and statistical methods in health psychology.

European Health Psychologist – Kwasnicka, D., & Hamilton, K. (2016). Health psychology and weight loss maintenance: current issues. Vol 16, Issue 2

Australian PsychologistHamilton, K., & Hagger, M.S (2014). The ‘health’ of health psychology in Australia: behavioural approaches and interventions. Vol 49, Issue 2

European Health Psychologist – Marques, M., & Hamilton, K. (2014). Health psychology and statistical methodology: out with the old and in with the new. Vol 16, Issue 2

Conference Presentations  

Note: Current and past HaPI members in bold.
2016
Arnautovska, U., Fleig., L., O’Callaghan, F.,& Hamilton, K. Older adults and physical activity: A longitudinal investigation using a dual-process model. Paper presentation at the International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, 710 December 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Brown, D., Morrissey, S., Hagger, M.S., & Hamilton, K. Testing a multi-phase, multi-theory model of health behaviour: Exploring fruit and vegetable consumption in long-haul drivers. Paper presentation at the International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, 7-10 December 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Keech, J., O’Callaghan, F., Hagger, M.S., & Hamilton, K. Stress mindset and stress-related outcomes: A model of deliberative and implicit influences on behavioural mediators. Poster presentation at the International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, 7-10 December 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Mullan, B., Allom, V., Gardner, B., Kothe, E., Giglia, R., & Hamilton, K. Using intervention mapping to design a habit based healthy eating intervneiton for parents and toddlers. Rapid communication poster presentation at the International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, 710 December 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Hamilton, K., Bonham, M., Bishara, J., Kroon, J., & Schwarzer, R. Translating dental flossing intentions into behaviour: A longutidinal investigation of the mediating effect of planning and self-efficacy. Paper presentation at the International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, 7-10 December 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Hamilton, K., Price, S., Keech, J., Peden, A., & Hagger, M.S. Avoiding driving through floodwater: a belief elicitation study. Rapid Poster presentation at the International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, 7-10 December 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Hamilton, K., Orbell, S., Bonham, M., Kroon, J., & Schwarzer, R. Paper presentation at the Gold Coast Health and Medical Research Conference, 1-2 December 2016, Gold Coast, Australia.

Hamilton, K., Peden, A., Keech, J., & Hagger, M.S. Driving through floodwater: exploring driver decisions through the lived experience. Paper presentation at the 30th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society and British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology, 23-27 August 2016, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Morrissey, S., Hamilton, K., & Weinbrecht, T. Facilitating psychological literacy in 3rd year undergraduate students through university-industry work integrated learning. Paper presentation at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, 24-29 July 2016, Tokyo, Japan.

Guangyu, Z., Yiqun, G., Knoll, N., Schwarzer, R., & Hamilton, K. Self-efficacy, planning, and action control in an oral self-care intervention. Paper presentation at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, 24-29 July 2016, Tokyo, Japan.

Brown, W., Hamilton, K., Hagger, M.S. Predicting intrinsic motivation of soldiers in commanding and pressuring environments. Poster presented at the Triservice Nursing Research Program (TSNRP) Research and EBP Grant Camp, 11-15 July 2016, North Island Naval Air Station, San Diego, CA.

2015
Hamilton, K., Henderson, J. & Hagger, M. S. Discussing life-style behaviours in general practice: a qualitative investigation exploring the perspectives of General Practitioners. Paper presentation at the Gold Coast Health and Medical Research Conference, 3-4 December 2015, Gold Coast, Australia.

Henderson, J., & Hamilton, K. Antecedents of physical activity intentions and behaviour among pregnant women. Poster presented at the 50th Annual Australian Psychological Society Conference, 29 September – 2 October 2015, Gold Coast, Australia.

Sainsbury, K., Kothe, E., Mullan, B., Hagger, M.S., & Hamilton, K. Effective behaviour change techniques in health behaviour change interventions: a review of meta-analyses. Paper presentation at the 29th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 1-5 September 2015, Limasol, Cyprus.

Hamilton, K., Hagger, M. S., & Henderson, J. A qualitative investigation exploring how health-promoting behaviours are discussed in general practice. Paper presentation at the 29th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 1-5 September 2015, Limasol, Cyprus.

Arnautovska, U., & Hamilton, K. Active ageing: towards an integrated model of physical activity among older adults. Paper presentation at the 29th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 1-5 September 2015, Limasol, Cyprus.

Hamilton, K., Pearson, M., & Peden. Stop there’s water on the road! Developing theory-based messages to prevent people driving through flooded waterways. Paper presentation at the World Conference on Drowning Prevention, 4-6 November 2015, Penang, Malaysia.

Hamilton, K., & Vayro, C. Developing theory-based healthy eating messages for long-haul truck drivers: a three-phased formative research approach. Paper presentation at the Australian Psychological Society Health Psychology Conference, 10-11 April 2015, Sydney, Australia.

White, K. M., Starfelt, L., Young, R. McD., Hawkes, Anna L., Leske, S., & Hamilton, K. (2015). Identifying the beliefs prompting change in a high school-based sun protection intervention. Paper presentation at the Australian Psychological Society Health Psychology Conference, Conference, 10-11 April 2015, Sydney, Australia.

Hamilton, K., & Pearson, M. What drives people to drive through flooded waterways. Paper presentation at the Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine Conference, 11-13 February 2015, Perth, Australia.

2014
Arnautovska, U., Hamilton, K., & Occhipinti, S. Why physical activity matters for older adults and what it means for them? Paper presentation at the Gold Coast Health and Medical Research Conference, 4-5 December 2014, Gold Coast, Australia.

Keech, J.J., Hamilton, K., Caudwell, K.M., & Hagger, M.S. Explicit and implicit motives toward reducing pre-drinking in young undergraduate students. Paper presentation at the Gold Coast Health and Medical Research Conference, 4-5 December 2014, Gold Coast, Australia.

Hamilton, K.,  Spinks, T., White, K.M., Kavanagh, D., & Walsh, A. Parental attitudes, beliefs and motivations toward young children’s active and sedentary behaviours. Paper presentation at the Gold Coast Health and Medical Research Conference, 4-5 December 2014, Gold Coast, Australia.

Hamilton, K., White, K.M., Hawkes, A., & Cleary, C. Keeping kids sun safe: exploring parents’ beliefs about their young child’s sun-protective behaviours. Poster presentation at the 28th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 26-30 August 2014, Innsbruck, Austria.

Arnautovska, U., Hamilton, K., & Occhipinti, S. Understanding older adults’ physical activity engagement: meanings, motivations, and ageing-related influences. Poster presentation at the 15th International Mental Health Conference, 25-27 August 2014, Gold Coast, Australia.

Morrissey, M., O’Donovan, A., Eaton, R., Hawke, A., Murphy, K., Hood, M., Hamilton, K., Farrell, L., Weinbrecht, T., Ellul, M., & Lizzio, A. Integrating psychological literacy and senses of success in psychology students. Paper presented at the APS Annual Conference, 30 September – 3 October 2014, Hobart, Australia.

Hamilton, K., & Schmidt, H. Drinking and swimming: investigating young Australian males’ intentions to engage in recreational swimming while under the influence of alcohol. Paper presentation at the Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine Conference, 12-14 February 2014, Auckland, New Zealand.

2013
Arnautovska, U., Hamilton, K., & Occhipinti, S. What older adults consider important for their physical activity engagement? Paper presentation at the Australian Psychological Society Psychology and Ageing Interest Group Conference, 15-16th November 2013, Melbourne, Australia.

Hamilton, K., & Schmidt, H. Critical beliefs underlying young Australian males’ intentions to engage in recreational swimming while under the influence of alcohol. Paper presentation at the Gold Coast Health and Medical Research Conference, 28-29 November 2013, Gold Coast, Australia.

Hamilton, K., Farrell, L.J., Morrissey, S.A., O’Donovan, A., Ellul, M.C., & Weinbrecht, T. Increasing work readiness and psychological literacy of Australian psychology undergraduates through a capstone and work-integrated learning experience. Symposium Paper presentation at the 48th Annual Australian Psychological Society Conference, 8-12th October 2013, Cairns, Australia.

Walsh, A., Hyde, M., Hamilton, K., & White, K. Factors influencing Australian parents seeking/using online child health information: a theoretical exploration. Paper presentation at the 4th International Congress on Paediatric Nursing, 24-27 August 2013, Melbourne, Australia.

Hamilton, K., Cormie, P., Chambers, S., Legg, M. A Qualitative Study on Sexuality Concerns of Men on Androgen Suppression Therapy. Paper presentation at the 27th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 16-20 July 2013, Bordeaux, France.

Hamilton, K., White, K., Kavanagh, D., & Walsh, A. Starting early to combat obesity: examining parents’ decisions for their young child’s physical activity-related behaviour. Paper presentation at the 27th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 16-20 July 2013, Bordeaux, France.

Hamilton, K., Cormie, P., Chambers, S., Legg, M. Sexuality concerns during androgen suppression therapy: perspectives from patient and partner in relation to social support. Poster presentation at the ANZUP Annual Scientific Meeting, 14-16 July 2013, Gold Coast, Australia.

Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. Applying theory to understanding the health decisions of parents and their children. Paper presented at the Inaugural APS Health Psychology Conference, 5-6 April 2013, Cairns, Australia.

White, K. M., Young, R. McD., Hawkes, Anna L., Leske, S., Starfelt, L., & Hamilton, K. Determinants of Australians’ sun safety decisions: a research program of qualitative, quantitative and intervention studies. Paper presentation at the 11th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference, 8-10 May 2013, Adelaide, Australia.

2012
Hamilton, K., Kavanagh, D.J., & White, K.M. Determining parents’ attitudes and beliefs about their young child’s physical activity and sedentary-related behaviours. Paper presentation at the Gold Coast Health and Medical Research Conference, 29-30 November 2012, Gold Coast, Australia.

White, K.M., Young, R. McD., Hawkes, A., Hamilton, K., Starfelt, L., & Leske, S. A randomised controlled trial of a theory-based school intervention to improve sun-protective behaviour among adolescents. Poster presentation at the International Psycho-Oncology Society Conference, 13-15 November 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

Hamilton, K., Thomson, C., & White, K.M. Investigating mothers’ decisions about their child’s physical activity and screen time behaviours. Poster presentation at the 4th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health, 31 October – 3 November 2012, Sydney, Australia.nl

Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. Strategies for implementing a parental physical activity intervention: answers to the what and how. Paper presentation at the 26th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 21-25 August 2012, Prague, Czech Republic.

White, K.M., Hamilton, K., Young, R. McD., Hawkes, A., Starfelt, L., & Leske, S. Identifying critical sun-protective beliefs among Australian adults. Poster presentation at the 26th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 21-25 August 2012, Prague, Czech Republic.

2010
Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. Identifying key belief-based targets for promoting regular physical activity among mothers and fathers with young children. Poster presentation at the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation IHBI Inspires Conference, 25-26 November 2010, Gold Coast, Australia.

Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. Towards a model of parental physical activity: integrating measures of self-determination and planning within the theory of planned behaviour. Paper presentation at the 24th European Health Psychology Society Conference, 1-4 September 2010, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. Identifying important social influences on parents’ intentions to perform regular physical activity. Paper presentation at the British Psychological Society: Division of Social Psychology, 7-9 September 2010, Winchester, United Kingdom.

Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. Identifying beliefs that differentiate between strong and weak intenders for engaging in regular moderate-intensity physical activity among mothers and fathers with young children. Paper presentation at the British Psychological Society: Division of Health Psychology, 15-17 September 2010, Belfast, Ireland.

2009
Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. A qualitative study of parental physical activity: exploring the influence of social support and normative expectations. Poster presentation at the Seventh National Physical Activity Conference, 14-17 October 2009, Brisbane, Australia.

Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. A qualitative study of mothers’ perceptions of regular physical activity performance. Poster presentation at the Heart Foundation Conference, 14-16 May 2009, Brisbane, Australia.

Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. A qualitative analysis of the beliefs and perceptions about physical activity among parents of young children. Paper presentation at the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 39th Annual Conference, 16-19 April 2009, Melbourne, Australia.

2007
Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. Adolescents and physical activity: the role of attitudinal, normative and control beliefs. Poster presentation at the 42nd Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference: Psychology Making an Impact, 25-29 September 2007, Brisbane, Australia.

Hamilton, K., & White, K.M. Extending the theory of planned behavior: The role of self and social influences in predicting adolescent physical activity. Symposium Paper presentation at the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 36th Annual Conference, 13-15 April 2007, Brisbane, Australia.

Chang, A., Hamilton, K., & Tyson, R. Nurses’ self-efficacy in evidence-based practice. Paper presentation at The Joanna Briggs Institute 2007 Biennial International Convention. Pebbles of Knowledge: Evidence for Excellence, 26-28 November 2007, Adelaide, Australia.

2006
Courtney, M., Edwards, H., Chang, A., Parker, T., Finlayson, K., & Hamilton. K. Quality of life, exercise endurance and functionality following an intervention to reduce unplanned health service use for older adults: a randomized controlled trial. Paper presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau 17th International Nursing Research Congress, 19-22 July 2006, Montreal, Canada.
2005
Courtney, M., Edwards, H., Chang, A., Parker, T., Hamilton, K., & Finlayson, K. Improving health and reducing health service use for older adults at risk of hospital re-admission. Paper presentation at the Proceedings of the International Association of Gerontology 18th World Congress, 26-30 June 2005, Rio, Brazil.
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