The Global Editorial Board members offer strategic guidance and assistance for GlobalPANet as well as maintaining an active involvement in co-ordinating network activities. Additionally members also contribute to journal article commentaries and covers of GlobalPANet as well as providing high-level advice.
Professor Adrian Bauman
Professor Steven N. Blair
Professor Wendy Brown
Professor Brown’s work in the area of understanding and influencing physical activity in populations has been widely used to inform the development of evidence-based policy and practice in the government and non-government sector. For example, she was a member of the ‘Prevention and Healthy Ageing’ Sub-Committee of the Prime Minister’s Science and Engineering Innovation Council from 2002-2003 and more recently an adviser to the National Preventative Health Task Force, and to the Department of Health and Ageing on the development of the new National Health Survey and review of the national physical activity guidelines She is a Fellow of the Australian Sports Medicine Federation, and an international fellow of the American College of Sports Science and the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education. Her work is widely published in the international scientific literature, as well as in the lay press, which aids with dissemination of important public health messages to the general population.
Professor Fiona Bull
Professor Bull has a background in public health, physical activity, education and exercise science. Across a 20 year career she has over 100 publications and been awarded over AUS$13million in research income across her work in the UK and Australia. The primary focus of her research is the prevention of chronic disease and promotion of healthy living through increasing physical activity. Her specific research interests include: the role of the built environment; population surveillance of risk factors; evaluation of population-based approaches to physical activity and NCD prevention; and national policy development and evaluation. Her work extends across both developed and developing countries and she has extensive national and international research collaborations and ongoing work with the World Health Organisation.
Professor Bull has led the development of GAPA as an independent, professional, global advocacy group contributing to the global agenda on physical activity and supporting the development of global capacity on physical activity and facilitating national policy development. She led the development of the Toronto Charter on Physical Activity: A Global Call for Action (2010) and the “Seven Investments that work for physical activity” (2011) a supplementary document produced for the UN Meeting in Sept 2011.