Dr Jacki Walker

Lecturer

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
j.walker3@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 56116

Overview

Dr Jacqueline Walker joined the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences in November 2015 and is working as a Research Fellow. She completed her doctoral degree in paediatric nutrition at The University of Queensland in March 2013, focusing on energy balance and body composition in children with cerebral palsy. Prior to this, she completed her undergraduate studies in exercise science and nutrition and dietetics at The University of Sydney. Jacqueline has worked as a dietitian for a number of years in acute hospital settings, community clinical settings and private practice, specialising in paediatric dietetics. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Sports Dietitian, and a member of both the Dietitians Association of Australia and Sports Dietitians Australia.

Research Interests

  • Prevention and management of childhood obesity and associated co-morbidities
  • Achieving optimal nutrition and physical activity outcomes for children with disabilities
  • Nutrition for child and adolescent athletes
  • Nutrition and physical activity recommendations across the lifespan

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Sydney

Publications

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Walker, J., Bell, K., Weir, K., Ware, R. S., Stevenson, R., Boyd, R. and Davies, P. (2012). Day-to-day variability of energy intake in young children with cerebral palsy. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of the 6th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. 6th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Brisbane Australia, (22-22). 30 May - 2 June 2012.

  • Walker, J., Bell, K., Ware, R. S., Weir, K., Stevenson, R., Boyd, R. and Davies, P. (2012). Relationship between body composition and functional ability in preschool children with cerebral palsy. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of the 6th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. 6th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Brisbane Australia, (60-60). 30 May - 2 June 2012.

  • Forbes, L. A., Weir, K. A, Walker, J. L., Davies, P. S. W,, Stevenson, R., Boyd, R. N. and Bell, K. L. (2011). Energy intake and reported feeding dysfunction in pre-school children with cerebral palsy. In: 23rd Annual Meeting of the European Academy of Childhood Disability, Rome, Italy, (). 8-11 June 2011.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor