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Dr Meghan Casey

Senior Lecturer, Sport Management

School of Science, Psychology and Sport

Section/Portfolio:

Exercise and Sport

Location:

Mt Helen Campus, Online

Biography

Dr Meghan Casey specialises in sport management. Dr Casey is a member of the Sport and Recreation Spatial research team, providing the industry with information that informs management, policy and practice. Meghan is internationally recognised for her expertise in understanding sport participation trends and influences, as well as organisational capacity to improve sport participation levels.

Meghan works closely with industry to align her research with their needs, as well as national sport and public health priorities. She has over 50 industry reports, 24 research articles, three book chapters, and many presentations at conferences, in the media and to organisations to translate research into practice.

Meghan has managed a large and complex Australian Research Council Linkage Grant, supervises research students and is Program Coordinator of the undergraduate sport management program. She is involved in developing the new International Sport Management online undergraduate program in collaboration with the World Academy of Sport.

Developing Sport for Girls and Adolescents

  • Book Chapters

The implications of female sport policy developments for the community-level sport sector: a perspective from Victoria, Australia

This study examined trends in sport participation among females over a six-year period...

The influence of a Healthy Welcoming Environment on participation in club sport by adolescent girls: A longitudinal study

Background: This study investigated the perceived influence of a Healthy Welcoming Environment...

The relationship of sport participation to provision of sports facilities and socioeconomic status: a geographical analysis

Objective: Ecological models have been applied to investigate multiple domains influencing...

Age profiles of sport participants

Background: Participation in sport has many health benefits, and is popular amongst children....

Patterns of time use among regional and rural adolescent girls: Associations with correlates of physical activity and health-related quality of life

Objectives: To describe patterns of time use among regional and rural adolescent girls and...

Piecing the puzzle together: case studies of international research in health-promoting sports clubs

This paper seeks to review the current international health-promoting sports club (HPSC)...

'Power, regulation and physically active identities': the experiences of rural and regional living adolescent girls

Drawing on interpretations of Foucault's techniques of power, we explored the discourses and...

Integrating public health and sport management: Sport participation trends 2001-2010

In order to inform strategies to increase levels of physical activity (PA) for a healthier...

Participation in modified sports programs: a longitudinal study of children's transition to club sport competition

Background: Many children are not physically active enough for a health benefit. One avenue of...

Socioecological factors potentially associated with participation in physical activity and sport: A longitudinal study of adolescent girls

Objectives: Many adolescents are not physically active enough to receive associated health...

Sport and Health

  • Book Chapters

The contribution of sport participation to overall health enhancing physical activity levels in Australia: a population-based study

Background: The contribution of sport to overall health-enhancing leisure-time physical activity...

Effectiveness of a school-community linked program on physical activity levels and health-related quality of life for adolescent girls

Background: This study evaluated the effectiveness of a school-community program on...

Linking secondary school physical education with community sport and recreation for girls: a process evaluation

Background: The purpose of this study was to undertake a process evaluation to examine the reach,...

Where has class gone? The pervasiveness of class in girls' physical activity in a rural town

This paper seeks to animate discussion around how social class operates with adolescent girls...

'Girls get going': Using Game Sense to promote sport participation amongst adolescent girls in rural and regional contexts

Linking Physical Education With Community Sport and Recreation: A Program for Adolescent Girls

The engagement of adolescent girls in physical activity (PA) is a persistent challenge....

Examining changes in the organisational capacity and sport-related health promotion policies and practices of State Sporting Organizations

Organisational readiness and capacity building strategies of sporting organisations to promote health

This paper explored the readiness of Victorian State Sporting Organisations (SSOs) in Australia...

'You're no-one if you're not a netball girl': rural and regional adolescent girls' negotiation of physically active identities

Despite the widely articulated health implications of physical inactivity, declines in youth...

Characteristics of physically active and inactive men from low socioeconomic communities and housing estates: a qualitative study using the socioecological model

The test-retest reliability of a health promotion assessment tool in sport

Evaluation tools for measuring health promotion (HP) policies, practices, and organizational...

It's not just about competition! Building sport's capacity for population-focused physical activity promotion and development of healthy settings

  • Conference Proceedings

Transition in participation in sport and unstructured physical activity for rural living adolescent girls

Adolescent physical activity during school lunch breaks - same thing, different day

  • Conference Proceedings

Applying self-determination theory to understand the motivation for becoming a physical education teacher

Building the health promotion capacity of sport and recreation organisations: A case study of Regional Sports Assemblies

Engaging community sport and recreation organisations in population health interventions: factors affecting the formation, implementation, and institutionalisation of partnerships efforts

Partnership and capacity-building strategies in community sports and recreation programs

Sustaining health promotion programs within sport and recreation organisations

Using a socioecological approach to examine participation in sport and physical activity among rural adolescent girls

A preliminary analysis of barriers, intentions, and attitudes towards moderate physical activity in women who are overweight.

Physical activity is important for the health of all individuals, however, the determinants of...

Participation by girls in community sport and physical activity during the transition to secondary school: A rural Australian perspective

  • Conference Proceedings

Participation in sport and physical activity for rural adolescent girls: a socio-ecological approach

  • Conference Proceedings

Primary school teacher perceived self-efficacy to teach fundamental motor skills.

Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) are a part of the school curricula, yet many Australian...

  • Journals

A critical evaluation of methods used to evaluate a large scale health promotion program in the sport and recreation sector

  • Conference Proceedings

Implementing physical activity programs in new environments: Lessons learned from Out of School Hours Care.

  • Conference Proceedings

The development of regional sports assemblies as health promoting organisations

  • Conference Proceedings

Transferring organizational partnerships to physical activity participation: What works and why

  • Conference Proceedings

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project. Phase 1 evaluation report no.30 volume three: Active participation grant scheme

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project. Phase 1 evaluation report no.30 volume two: Participation in community sport and active recreation scheme

  • Book

Physically active Koori communities: The results of a partnership approach

  • Conference Proceedings

Skill based modified sports programs for younger participants: The risk of boredom and drop out

  • Journals

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 10. Yarrum community learning centre - Strength training for the over fifties project

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 11: Chadstone lacrosse club - Develop community involvement in junior lacrosse project

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 12. City of Yarra - Women making waves project

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 13. Tullamarine country club - Tulla women's golf project

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 14. Brunswick Dragons fencing club - Swordplay project

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no.15: Victorian amateur fencing association: New club development program

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 17. Moe golf club - Life through golf clinics project

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 18. Anglicare youth sailing project

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 19. Chinese and Vietnamese neighbourhood centre - Breaking isolation, Chinese elderly health activities project

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no.20. Helenic sporting club Midura United - healthy leisure activities for Kooris project

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no.21. Council on the aging Victoria - Strength training, training the trainer project

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no.22. City of Kingston - Girls in recreation, leisure and sport project

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no.23. Warragul community house - Physical activities through community house project

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VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no.24. Victorian state council of YMCA - Community soccer project

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no.25: Gymnastics Victoria: Cheerleading program

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VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 27: Gippsport-Gippsland women's physical activity strategy project

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VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no.7: Yachting Victoria: Sailing on the move program

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VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no.8: Winda Mara active recreation and health project

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VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 9. Rochester community house - Tai chi classes project

  • Book

Sport safety policies and practices in two Victorian rural communities

  • Journals

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 16. Victorian Little Athletics Association: On track program

  • Book

VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 2. Views of selected VicHealth staff on the partnerships for health and participation in community sport and active recreation schemes

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VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 3: Realist evaluation methodology

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VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 4. Tatura community house: Be better - be active project

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VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 5: Evaluation report format and timeline

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VicHealth sport and active recreation schemes evaluation project report no. 6. Netball Victoria: The FunNet program

  • Book