Author Janet Currie

Janet Currie is Associate Professor in Health & Physical Education and Deputy Head of the School of International Studies & Education at University of Technology Sydney. Janet has a background in school teaching, university lecturing, the fitness industry, community health promotion and health policy. Her research focuses on the benefits of leisure and physical activity in the context of social and emotional well-being. Janet has a special interest in the exercise class experience, and is a qualified fitness leader. She has published numerous journal articles, books and educational materials on health promotion, including in relation to motherhood and people with additional needs. She created ‘Dream, Believe, Achieve’, a teaching resource developed with the National Rugby League of Australia as a tool to deliver
effective health education messages using sport as the key focus. Janet has nationally represented in netball, athletics and rowing.

Books by Janet Currie

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