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Journal articles (7)
Investigating synchronous and asynchronous class attendance as predictors of academic success in online education Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (2020)
Learning is facilitated by participation and interaction and can be synchronously or asynchronously in online education. This study investigated the relationship between students’ academic success and online interaction and participation and explored their class attendance ...
Exploring online interaction and online learner participation in an online science subject through the lens of the interaction equivalence theorem Student Success (2018)
While researchers agree that student participation is key to learning, it seems that the issue of interaction in online learning is not yet resolved. The current study investigated students’ online interaction and online learner participation ...
Evaluating the reliability and validity of the proposed muscle dysmorphia criteria International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology (2016)
This study aimed to: (a) determine the inter-rater reliability of the proposed muscle dysmorphia criteria, (b) investigate if muscle dysmorphia (MD) represented a syndrome of frequently co-occurring symptoms, and (c) determine the level of correlation ...
Commentary on: Muscle dysmoprphia: could it be classified as an addiction to body image? Journal of Behavioral Addictions (2015)
Background The article titled ‘Muscle dysmorphia: Could it be classified as an addiction to body image?’ used Griffiths (2005) addiction components model as the framework in which to define muscle dysmorphia (MD) as an addiction. ...
Muscle dysmorphia: current research and potential classification as a disorder Psychology of Sport and Exercise (2015)
Objective To review the literature for scientific evidence in support of inclusion of Muscle Dysmorphia (MD) in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Design The criteria proposed by ...
Symptoms of muscle dysmorphia, body dysmorphic disorder, and eating disorders in a nonclinical population of adult male weightlifters in Australia Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research (2015)
Symptoms of muscle dysmorphia, body dysmorphic disorder, and eating disorders in a nonclinical population of adult male weightlifters in Australia. J Strength Cond Res 29(5): 1406–1414, 2015—The current study aimed to (a) determine the rates ...
The muscle appearance satisfaction scale: a factorial analysis of validity and reliability for its use on adult Chinese male weightlifters Body Image (2015)
Muscle dysmorphia (MD) is the distorted perception of men’s own muscle appearance. The increasingpopularity of weightlifting in Chinese men suggests the presence of MD. The study assessed the validityand reliability of the Muscle Appearance Satisfaction ...
Conference paper (1)
Time management and attitude towards science as predictors of academic success in an enabling science subject: A preliminary exploratory study (2017)
Students’ attitudes towards science and time management may contribute towards academic success within science subjects. Possible relationships between the attitudes and time management skills of students and final grades achieved in an enabling science subject ...
PhD thesis (1)
An investigation of the characteristics of muscle dysmorphia in a non-clinical population of adult male weight lifters in Australia PhD thesis, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW (2014)
This thesis investigated the characteristics of muscle dysmorphia (MD) among adult weight lifters in Australia. Results of Study 1 (N = 48) indicated low inter-rater reliability for the proposed MD criteria, and that MD represented ...