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PhD candidate

Email jessica.calverley@postgrad.otago.ac.nz

Thesis

Pre-surgical physical activity (Prehab): Investigating motivations and best practice from practitioner to patient to aid in inter-disciplinary collaboration.

Field of Study: Physical Activity and Health Psychology

Supervisors

Associate Professor Elaine Hargreaves, Dr Kate Thomas (Department of Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago)

Education

  • MSc (Sport, Exercise and Health) – University of Otago
  • PGDipSci (Physiology) – University of Otago
  • BSc (Physiology, Microbiology) – University of Otago

Publications

Hargreaves, E. A., Lee, C., Jenkins, M., Calverley, J. R., Hodge, K., & Houge Mackenzie, S. (2021). Changes in Physical Activity Pre-, During and Post-lockdown COVID-19 Restrictions in New Zealand and the Explanatory Role of Daily Hassles. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 410.

Jenkins, M., Houge Mackenzie, S., Hodge, K., Hargreaves, E. A., Calverley, J. R., & Lee, C. (2021). Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being During the COVID-19 Lockdown: Relationships With Motivational Quality and Nature Contexts. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, 3, 43.

Presentations (and other)

  1. Calverley J, Mandic S. Perceptions of Walking versus Cycling to School among Rural Adolescents in Otago, New Zealand. The Active Living and Environment Symposium (TALES) 2019. Dunedin, New Zealand, February 2019 (Accepted for verbal presentation)
  2. Mandic S, Ergler C, Moore A, García Bengoechea E, Hopkins D, Coppell K, Sandretto S, Keall M, Rolleston A, Flaherty C, Wilson G, Kidd G, Findlay A, Jensen M, Calverley J, White B, Keller R, Tait C, Rodda J, Chen L, Spence JC. Challenges and opportunities for active transport to school research in rural settings: Insights from the BEATS Rural Study. The Movement to Move Conference, Adelaide, Australia, November 2018 (ePoster)
  3. Moore A, Rodda J, Chen L, Pocock T, Ergler C, Calverley J, Mandic S. Geospatial Science in the BEATS Study. BEATS Study Symposium Proceedings 2018 (p.18); Dunedin, New Zealand, November 2018 (Verbal presentation)
  4. Calverley J, Mandic S. Understanding Rural Adolescents’ Perceptions of Walking versus Cycling to School. BEATS Study Symposium Proceedings 2018 (p.14); Dunedin, New Zealand, November 2018 (Verbal presentation)
  5. Mandic S, Hopkins D, García Bengoechea E, Flaherty C, Moore A, Sandretto S, Coppell K, Ergler C, Keall M, Rolleston A, Wilson G, Kidd G, Findlay A, White B, Tait C, Calverley J, Jensen M, Keller R, Porskamp T, Rodda J, Chen L, King K, Spence JC. Travel to School Patterns across Otago, New Zealand: Findings from the BEATS and BEATS Rural Studies. BEATS Study Symposium Proceedings 2018 (p.13); Dunedin, New Zealand, November 2018 (Verbal presentation)
  6. Calverley J, Mandic S. Understanding rural adolescents’ perceptions of walking versus cycling to school. Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand Annual Conference 2018 Proceedings. 2018 (p 38); Dunedin, New Zealand, November 2018 (Verbal presentation)
  7. Moore A, Ergler C, Rodda J, Chen L, Calverley J, Mandic S. Built Environment and Active Transport to School (BEATS) Rural Study data in annotated maps. Proceedings of the 12th Otago Energy Research Centre Symposium 2018 (p. 25). Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/oerc/symposia/;Dunedin, New Zealand, November 2018 (Poster presentation)
  8. Mandic S, Hopkins D, García Bengoechea E, Flaherty C, Moore A, Sandretto S, Coppell K, Ergler C, Keall M, Rolleston A, Wilson G, Kidd G, Findlay A, White B, Tait C, Calverley J, Jensen M, Keller R, Porskamp T, Rodda J, Chen L, King K, Spence JC. Adolescents’ Travel to School Patterns in Urban, Semi-Urban and Rural Settings: Insights from the BEATS Research Programme. Proceedings of the 12th Otago Energy Research Centre Symposium 2018 (p. 25). Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/oerc/symposia/; Dunedin, New Zealand, November 2018 (Verbal presentation)
  9. BEATS Rural Study: Individual Secondary Schools Technical School Reports, January 2019

  • Cromwell College Report: Key Results of the Built Environment and Active Transport to School Rural Study: BEATS-R Student Survey 2018
  • Roxburgh Area School Report: Key Results of the Built Environment and Active Transport to School Rural Study: BEATS-R Student Survey 2018
  • South Otago High School Report: Key Results of the Built Environment and Active Transport to School Rural Study: BEATS-R Student Survey 2018
  • Waitaki Girls High School Report: Key Results of the Built Environment and Active Transport to School Rural Study: BEATS-R Student Survey 2018
  1. BEATS Rural Study: Parental Survey Technical Report
  • Results from Rural Parental Survey: Key Results of the Built Environment and Active Transport to School Rural Study 2018. Report Prepared for Otago Secondary Schools’ Principals’ Association, January 2019

Scholarships and awards

  • Otago Doctoral Scholarship (2020)
  • University of Otago 2019 Research Group Award (Masters student in the research group)
  • Otago Summer Studentship (2017)

Hobbies

Tramp, travel, basketball, anything outdoors, over-consume tea and coffee, cook and bake, cats, probably think about work, rep the postgrads