Awards and Recognition

2018 Australian Sports Medicine Federation Fellows Award: ASICS Medal for overall best paper at the ASICS Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) Conference for the presentation: 'Better together: Investigating the holistic benefits of father-daughter co-physical activity with mediation analysis'.

This presentation was also awarded Best Paper in the Physical Activity and Health Promotion category of the SMA conference.


2017 National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) Play Your Part Award recognising outstanding initiatives that promote the safety and wellbeing of children and young people across the country.  The award was presented in Canberra by His Excellency Sir Peter Cosgrove - Governor-General of Australia, in August 2017.

The Daughters and Dads Active and Empowered project team of (L-R) Ms Kristen Saunders, Ms Emma Pollock, Dr Alyce Barnes, Prof. Philip Morgan, Prof. David Lubans, Dr Myles Young and Ms Stevie-Lee Kennedy are pictured with Port Waratah CEO, Mr Hennie du Plooy (holding the award) at Government House, Canberra.


2015 Best Paper – Physical Activity and Health Promotion' at the National ASICS Sports Medicine Australia Conference for the presentation 'Engaging dads to increase physical activity and well-being in girls: The DADEE (Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered) Randomised Controlled Trial'.

Professor Philip Morgan with Mark Doherty, General Manager of ASICS Oceania, at the 2015 ASICS Sports Medicine Australia Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland (pictured right bottom).


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