Dr Tracy Washington

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PhD (Arizona State University), Master of Arts (California State University)

Dr Tracy Washington is a lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning, School of Civil Engineering Built Environment in the faculty of Science and Engineering at QUT. Tracy is an Exercise Physiologist with research interests in the built environment and health outcomes. Her transdisciplinary research focuses on policy and enhancing the ways in which environments support active and healthy living. Her current research includes an Australian Research Council Linkage grant evaluating physical activity levels and park design in the Moreton Bay region. Additional projects include investigating active transport interventions and the uptake of eBikes as a mode of transport and a means to improve health and well-being.

Projects

Additional information

Title
Intergenerational park design for active and engaged communities
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP160101341
Start year
2017
Keywords
  • Evaluation of urban design standards for pedestrian pathways in the central commercial area of Riyadh
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Debra Cushing
  • Perceptions, Behaviours and Physical Activity of Adults Related to Built Environmental Attributes of Parks
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Debra Cushing
  • How do the residential circumstances of older people affect their role in sustaining communities?
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Laurie Buys, Dr Desley Vine
  • Development and Implementation of an Intervention to Increase Physical Activity and Decrease Sedentary Behaviour in Male Staff at a Public University in Saudi Arabia.
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Kristiann Heesch, Professor Stewart Trost
  • Promoting Active Commuting to Increase Physical Activity Among Office Workers: A Social Cognitive Approach
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Kristiann Heesch
  • Preferences of Youth for Social Engagement in Neighbourhood-Parks
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Debra Cushing, Professor Laurie Buys