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Associate Professor James Dimmock

Dr. James Dimmock is based in the School of Human Sciences at the University of Western Australia. He co-leads the Psychology of Active, Healthy Living group at this institution, and as part of this group, he has undertaken research across a broad range of topics in health psychology and education psychology. Recently, he has investigated the impact of autonomy in various settings (classroom; exercise) on unhealthy nutrition practices, and the impact of teacher relatedness support on student outcomes in PE.

James is currently undertaking a growth and resilience program for school teachers (Growth and Resilience In Teachers program). His work is guided by various frameworks, including self-determination theory, inoculation theory, elaboration likelihood model, and strength model of self-control.