Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Brendon Hyndman

Dr Brendon Hyndman

BEd(PhysEd) Upper Class Honours (UB), GradCertEd(TerEd)(UB), PhD (HPE)(RMIT), GradCertUniLeadership(Current)

Dr Brendon Hyndman is a Senior Lecturer and Course Director of Postgraduate Studies in Education (including HDR coordinator of the School of Education). He is widely recognised as one of Australia’s leading educational researchers of school playground influences, is an emerging leader in educational technologies and has launched a new area for educational research in heat protection. He oversees almost 30 different postgraduate education study pathways (including Graduate Certificate options) in the Faculty of Arts and Education at Charles Sturt University. He has previously worked in the School of Education at RMIT University, Charles Darwin University and Southern Cross University with roles that have included the Manager of the Bachelor of Teaching & Learning (Pre-service), Chair of School Board (Education), coordinator of Primary/Secondary PDHPE and Lecturing roles in Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) across over a dozen units in primary and secondary school teacher education.

As of August 2018, Dr Hyndman had accumulated:

  • A total of 72 highly respected publications; including 55 refereed, peer reviewed publications from 30 journal articles, 6 conference papers, 2 edited books (1 of these currently in production) & 17 book chapters (1 of these currently in production).
  • A total of 17 practitioner publications (including 8 x publications in the highly respected The Conversation) & delivered 27 conference presentations both nationally & internationally.
  • Over 100,000 readers of his 8 x Education articles in The Conversation.
  • Funding of almost $180,000 for university research purposes.
  • Almost 340 citations, with a h-index of 10 & an i-10 index of 12 (source: Google Scholar).
  • Service roles such as state ACHPER Board Member, Executive Officer, International Conference Committee member, Scientific Committee member, chaired numerous conference presentation sessions and developed state/national policies in education.
  • Mass national/international media coverage from his research and schools implementing school playground strategies based on his research.

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Dr Hyndman's teaching areas of expertise include primary and secondary school Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) and has experience in supervising HDR students at other institutions.

He is the Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) coordinator within the School of Education and is Course Director of the following course pathways (not including strand pathways in the Inclusive Education or Online Education courses):

  1. Master of Education (Generic)
  2. Master of Education (Educational Leadership)
  3. Master of Education (Educational Research)
  4. Master of Education (Digital Technology)
  5. Master of Education (Contemporary Literacies)
  6. Master of Education (Adult and Vocational Education)
  7. Master of Education (Curriculum and Professional Practice)
  8. Master of Education (Early Childhood Leadership)
  9. Graduate Certificate of Education (Generic)
  10. Graduate Certificate of Education (Educational Leadership)
  11. Graduate Certificate of Education (Educational Research)
  12. Graduate Certificate of Education (Digital Technology)
  13. Graduate Certificate of Education (Contemporary Literacies)
  14. Graduate Certificate of Education (Adult and Vocational Education)
  15. Graduate Certificate of Education (Curriculum and Professional Practice)
  16. Graduate Certificate of Education (Early Childhood Leadership)
  17. Graduate Diploma of Inclusive Education
  18. Master of Inclusive Education
  19. Graduate Certificate of Inclusive Education
  20. Master of International Education (School Leadership)
  21. Master of ICT in Education
  22. Graduate Certificate of ICT in Education
  23. Master of TESOL
  24. Master of TESOL (Research pathway)
  25. Graduate Certificate of TESOL
  26. Master of Leading Online Open Distance Education
  27. Graduate Certificate of Leading Online Open Distance Education

Current CSU Higher Degree Research (HDR) Student Supervision

StudentDegreeTitleRoleStatus
Chris Stevens PhD Use of screens and literacy in Secondary Schools Co-supervisor In progress

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Dr Hyndman is currently working on projects related to weather extremes, social media and technology in the area of Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE).

Previous Research Funding/Grants

  • AIESEP World Congress Staff Establishment Grant (2018).
  • Influences of heat across Northern NSW schools (2016).
  • Engaging external preservice Health and Physical Education (HPE) teachers in simulated, point of view learning: The GoPro HPE trial 1.0 (2016).
  • Preventing obesity by design intervention: Outdoor play areas and physical activity levels in preschool children (2015).
  • Developing Areas of Research Strengths (DARS) Grant.  ‘The Cooling in Darwin Schools Physical Activity’ (CIDS-PA) Study (2015).
  • Culturally Responsive Pedagogy (2015).
  • Tapping into the teaching experiences of fourth year pre-service teachers to increase support & reduce stress for students in their first year (2014).
  • Australian Council for Health, Physical Education & Recreation Domestic & International Conference grants.
  • Social-Ecological influences of school playgrounds and children’s physical activity participation.

Major Conference awards

Best Presentation (Postgraduate category):

A comparison of teaching perspectives between undergraduate & graduate physical educators. Federation University Annual Research Conference 2008, Crossing Boundaries: connectivity, collaboration & confluence. Ballarat, Australia. November 5, 2008.

Best Research Presentation (Academic Poster category):

Creative Possibilities: The Lunchtime Enjoyment Activity and Play (LEAP) intervention. 30th ACHPER International Conference, Canberra, ACT, Australia. January 17, 2017.

Best Conference Promoter Award:
30thACHPER International Conference, Canberra, ACT, Australia. January 17, 2017.

Journal/Book Reviewer Panel Member

  • Routledge Book Publishing
  • Journal of Physical Activity & Health (Regular)
  • Health Promotion Journal of Australia (Regular)
  • Journal of Science & Medicine in Sport
  • BMC Public Health
  • European Physical Education Review (Regular)
  • American Journal of Play
  • BMC Pediatrics
  • British Journal of Educational Technology
  • BMJ Open
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education (Regular)
  • Educational Researcher
  • ACHPER Active & Healthy Journal (Regular/Editorial Board)

Sample Media Engagement

Media Releases

Media Coverage (Selected LEAP Intervention media)

Media Coverage (Selected playground safety media)

Media Coverage (Influence of heat in schools)

Media Coverage (Simulation teaching pedagogy in Health and Physical Education Teacher Education)

Media Coverage (Proposed Heat Policy in Australian Schools)

Media Coverage (Selected media: Does Bad Weather Affect Student Performance in School?)

Cyclone Debbie: Will students lose out from school closures? http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-31/cyclone-debbie-has-closed-schools-but-will-students-suffer/8405552

Media Coverage (Selected media: Call for schools to invigorate school playgrounds)

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CSU Committees/Leadership*

  • Faculty of Arts and Education Courses Committee
  • Teacher Education Leadership Team Committee
  • School of Education Assessment Committee
  • Course Review Lead: Master of Education (2017/2018)
  • Course Review Lead: Graduate Diploma of Inclusive Education (2017)
  • Course Review Lead: Master of International Education (School Leadership) (2018/2019)
  • Course Director: Postgraduate Studies in Education
  • School of Education HDR Coordinator

*Previous service roles at other institutions have included Chair of School Board across three university campuses and Chair of the Awards provision committee.

Community Engagement

Dr Hyndman has been involved with the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education & Recreation (ACHPER) as a State Executive Officer, State Board Member, International Conference Committee member, International Conference Scientific Committee member and is on the editorial board of ACHPER’s Active and Healthy Journal. The Active and Healthy Journal is Australia’s only national Health & Physical Education-specific practitioner publication (https://www.achper.org.au/publications/active-healthy-magazine).

Professional Associations/Memberships

  • Australian Council for Health Physical Education & Recreation (ACHPER)
  • Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)
  • Australian Teacher Educators Association (ATEA)
  • International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP)

Conference Presentations (Local, National & International)

  • Hyndman, B., & Zundans-Fraser, L. (2018). Public perceptions of a national heat protection policy for schools. AARE Conference, Sydney, NSW.
  • Hyndman, B. (2018). 'Bringing online learners into the action': Unpacking a GoPro technology trial in teacher education. Improving University Teaching International Conference, Port Macquarie, NSW.
  • Hyndman, B. (2018). The Twitter social media platform and pre-service teaching? A teacher education exploratory study. Australian Teacher Education Association Conference, Melbourne, 2018.
  • Hyndman, B., & Harvey, S. (2018). Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) 2.0: Pre-service Teachers’ Perceptions on Developing Digital Twitter Skills during PETE training. AIESEP World Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018
  • Harvey, S., & Hyndman, B. An investigation into the reasons physical educators use Twitter. SHAPE America Expo, Nashville, United States, 2018.
  • Mathur, D., Hyndman, B., Gerritsen, R., Mathew, S, Chang, A & Mcdonald, L. Early Childhood Obesity prevention through playground design. 14th International Conference on Urban Health, 2017.
  • Hyndman, B & Papatraianou, L. Unpacking a simulation pedagogical approach to engaging external students in practical HPE classes: The GoPro HPE trial 1.0. The 30th Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation International Conference, Australia, 2017.
  • Hyndman, B. Creative possibilities: The Lunchtime Enjoyment Activity and Play (LEAP) intervention. The 30th Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation International Conference, Australia, 2017.
  • Hyndman, B. A social-ecological insight into Australian generalist pre-service teachers’ perceived barriers to teaching physical education. The 30th Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation International Conference, Australia, 2017.
  • Hyndman, B. ‘Heat-Smart’ schools during outdoor physical education activities: Should we be broadening the scope beyond UV protection? The 30th Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation International Conference, Australia, 2017.
  • Chancellor, B & Hyndman B. Teachers on Yard Duty: Investigating the contours/lines of force that shape the moral geographies of playgrounds through management and supervision strategies. Australian Teacher Education Association Conference, Ballarat, Australia, 2016.
  • Hyndman, B. Creative possibilities: The Lunchtime Enjoyment Activity & Play (LEAP) intervention. Society of Health and Physical Education (SHAPE) America Expo, Minneapolis, United States, 2016.
  • Hyndman, B. Finding your research voice: Career directions and pathways to publish. Charles Darwin University Law, Education, Business and Arts (LEBA) HDR conference, Darwin, Australia, 2015.
  • Mahony, L & Hyndman B. Monkey bars, noodles & a car park: a comparative analysis of social interactions in three school ground contexts. Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, Fremantle, 2015.
  • Hyndman B. A ‘hidden’ curriculum of Health & Physical Education (HPE): an exploration of developed physical activities within primary school grounds. Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, Fremantle, 2015.
  • Hyndman B. Should educators be ‘wrapping school playgrounds in cotton wool’? Exploring primary & secondary students’ voices from the school playground. Australian Teacher Education Association National Conference, Darwin, 2015.
  • Hyndman B.  The Lunchtime Enjoyment Activity & Play (LEAP) intervention: The possibilities for creative primary school Health & Physical Education. Australian Council for Health, Physical Education & Recreation (ACHPER) International Conference, Adelaide, 2015.
  • Hyndman B.  Looking beyond the classroom walls: An insight for teachers of primary & secondary students' perceptions to enhance the school physical activity environment. Australian Council for Health, Physical Education & Recreation (ACHPER) International Conference, Adelaide, 2015.
  • Hyndman B.  Exploring the relationship of primary school children's enjoyment of school-based physical activities with health-related quality of life & participation in physical activity. Australian Council for Health, Physical Education & Recreation (ACHPER) International Conference, Adelaide, 2015.
  • Hyndman B.  Engaging students in activities beyond the classroom: A social-ecological exploration of primary school students’ enjoyment of school-based physical activities. Australian Council for Health, Physical Education & Recreation (ACHPER) International Conference, Adelaide, 2015.
  • Telford A, Hyndman B, Benson AC & Finch CF. Trash or treasure: Using recycled household & garden items in primary school playgrounds to encourage active, social & engaged play. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity, Melbourne 2011.
  • Hyndman, B, Telford A, Benson AC & Finch CF. What social ecological components of school play spaces encourage children to be physically active? International Society for Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity, Melbourne 2011.
  • Hyndman B, Telford A, Benson AC, Ullah S & Finch CF.  The development of the school play area children’s enjoyment scale (SPACES). International Society for Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity, Melbourne 2011.
  • Hyndman B, Telford A, Benson AC, Ullah S & Finch CF. Children’s school lunchtime enjoyment: An exploration of intra- & inter-day agreement. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity, Melbourne 2011.
  • Hyndman B, Telford A, Benson AC & Finch CF. What social-ecological components of school play spaces encourage children to be physically active? RMIT HDR Conference, Vision to Reality, Bundoora, 2011.
  • Hyndman B, Telford A, & Finch CF. What components of school play spaces encourage children to be physically active? Seventh National Physical Activity Conference, Be Active ’09. Brisbane, Australia. October 14-17, 2009.
  • Hyndman B, Telford A, & Finch CF. What components of school play spaces encourage children to be physically active? Federation University Australia Annual Research Conference 2008, Crossing Boundaries: connectivity, collaboration & confluence. Ballarat, Australia. November, 2009.
  • Hyndman B, Telford A, & Mooney A. A comparison of teaching perspectives between undergraduate & graduate physical educators. Federation University Australia Annual Research Conference 2008, Crossing Boundaries: connectivity, collaboration & confluence. Ballarat, Australia. November 5, 2008.

Research Seminars

  • Experiences of publishing in ‘The Conversation’. Faculty of Arts and Education Research Forum, 2018.
  • Bringing online learners into the action. School of Education Seminar, 2018.
  • The GoPro Trial 1.0. School of Education symposium ‘Perspectives from the outside’. February, 2017.
  • How to have social media impact. Charles Darwin University staff presentation, 2016.
  • Framing Research. ‘MEDI READY’ Workshop Presentation, International Graduate Centre of Education, Charles Darwin University. March, 2016.
  • Framing Research. ‘MEDI READY’ Workshop Presentation, International Graduate Centre of Education, Charles Darwin University. March, 2015.
  • Children’s enjoyment & participation in physical activity during school lunch breaks. Research Symposium, International Graduate Centre of Education, Charles Darwin University. September 3, 2014.
  • Social-ecological factors influencing the development of active play spaces in schools. Research Seminar, School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora. November 2, 2011.
  • The Preliminary Findings of the Lunchtime Enjoyment Activity & Play (LEAP) Intervention. Research Seminar, School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora. October 3, 2012. (> 80% positive seminar feedback from research criteria completed by audience).
  • Understanding the social-ecological influences within school playgrounds on students’ quality of life, enjoyment & participation in physical activities during school lunchtime. Research Seminar, School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora. July 2, 2013.
  • Understanding the social-ecological influences within school playgrounds on students’ quality of life, enjoyment & participation in physical activities during school lunchtime. Research Seminar, School of Education, RMIT University, Bundoora. October 25, 2013.
  • Children’s enjoyment of school playground activities. Research Commons. International Graduate Centre of Education, Charles Darwin University. April, 2015.
  • Quantitative statistics: collection, analyses, interpretation & presentation. Workshop. International Graduate Centre of Education, Charles Darwin University. September 2, 2015.

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Refereed Journal articles

  • Pill, S., & Hyndman, B. (2018). Gestalt psychological principles in developing meaningful understanding of games and sport in PE. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. https://doi.org/10.1123/jtpe.2018-0033
  • Harvey, S., & Hyndman, B (2018). An Investigation into the Reasons Physical Education Professionals use Twitter. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. https://doi.org/10.1123/jtpe.2017-0188
  • Hyndman, B & Mahony, L. (2018). Developing creativity through outdoor physical activities: a qualitative exploration of contrasting school equipment provisions. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14729679.2018.1436078.
  • Hyndman, B & Pill, S. (2017).The Curriculum Analysis of Senior Education in Physical Education (CASE-PE) study. Curriculum Perspectives 37 (2), 147-160.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). Perceived Social-Ecological Barriers of Generalist Pre-Service Teachers towards Teaching Physical Education: Findings from the GET-PE study. Australian Journal of Teacher Education 42(7). http://dx.doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2017v42n7.3
  • Hyndman B. (2017). A Simulation Pedagogical Approach to Engaging Generalist Pre-service Teachers in Physical Education Online: The GoPro Trial 1.0. Australian Journal of Teacher Education 42 (1). DOI: http://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol42/iss1/6
  • Hyndman B, Pill S. (2017). What’s in a concept? A Leximancer text mining analysis of physical literacy across the international literature. European Physical Education Review. URL: https://doi.org/10.1177/1356336X17690312
  • Mahony L, Hyndman B, Nutton G, Smith S, Te Ava, A. (2017). Monkey bars, noodles and a car park: a comparative analysis of social interaction in two school ground contexts. International Journal of Play. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21594937.2017.1348319
  • Hyndman B. (2017). Heat-Smart schools during physical education activities: Developing a policy to protect students from extreme heat. Learning Communities Journal: International Journal of Learning in Social Contexts (Special Edition). www.cdu.edu.au/northern-institute/lcj/10.18793/LCJ2017.21.06
  • Hyndman B, & Papatraianou, L. (2017). The technological integration of a simulation pedagogical approach for physical education: The GoPro PE trial 1.0. Learning Communities Journal: International Journal of Learning in Social Contexts (Special Edition). www.cdu.edu.au/northern-institute/lcj/10.18793/LCJ2017.21.02
  • Hyndman B, Chancellor B. (2017). Are secondary school environments conducive for active play opportunities? An objective assessment across Australian secondary school playgroundsInternational Journal of Play 6 (1). URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21594937.2017.1288385
  • Chancellor, B, Hyndman B. (2017).The Rush to Judgement: Mapping moral geographies of the primary school playground. Global Studies of Childhood Journal, Special edition: Regulating Childhoods: Disrupting the Discourses of Control 7 (1). URL: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2043610617694731
  • Pill, S., Harvey, S & Hyndman, B. (2017). Novel research approaches to gauge global teacher familiarity with Tactical Games Models in Physical Education: An exploratory #Twitter analysis.Asia Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/18377122.2017.1315953
  • Hyndman B, Pill S. (2016). The influences on teaching perspectives of Australian physical education teacher education students: The First-year Influences on Teaching Perspectives Exploratory (FIT-PE) study. Australian Journal of Teacher Education 41(5). URL: http://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol41/iss5/7/
  • Hyndman B, Benson AC, Lester L, Telford A. (2016). Is there a relationship between primary school children’s enjoyment of recess physical activities and health-related quality of life? A cross-sectional exploratory study.Health Promotion Journal of Australia 28 (1), 37-43.URL:http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=HE15128
  • Hyndman B, Mahony L, Te Ava A, Smith S, Nutton G. (2016). Complementing the Australian Health and Physical Education (HPE) Curriculum: Exploring students’ HPE learning within varying school ground contexts. Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education. 44 (2), 1-16. URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2016.1152282
  • Hyndman B, Benson A, Telford A. (2016). Active play: Exploring the influences on children’s active play within school playgrounds. American Journal of Play, 8(3), 325-344.
  • Hyndman B(2016). A qualitative investigation of Australian youth perceptions to enhance school physical activity: The Environmental Perceptions Investigation of Children’s Physical Activity  (EPIC-PA) study. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 13 (5), 543-550. URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26529055
  • Hyndman B. (2015). Where to next for school playground interventions to encourage active play? An exploration of structured & unstructured school playground strategies. Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention 8 (1), 56-67. URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19411243.2015.1014956#.VYn3MO2qpHw
  • Hyndman B, Chancellor B, Lester L. (2015). Exploring the seasonal influences on elementary school children’s enjoyment of physical activity during school breaks. Health Behavior & Policy Review 2 (3), 182-193. URL: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/psp/hbpr/2015/00000002/00000003/art00002
  • Hyndman B, Lester L. (2015). The Relationship between Elementary School Children's Enjoyment of School Playground Activities & Participation in Physical Activity during Lunchtime Recess. Children, Youth & Environment 25 (1), 80-99. URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7721/chilyoutenvi.25.1.0080?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
  • Hyndman B, Telford A. (2015). Should Educators be ‘Wrapping School Playgrounds in Cotton Wool’ to Encourage Physical Activity? Exploring Primary & Secondary Students’ Voices from the School Playground. Australian Journal of Teacher Education 40 (6). URL: http://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol40/iss6/4
  • Hyndman B, Chancellor B. (2015). Engaging students in activities beyond the classroom walls: A social-ecological exploration of Australian primary school students’ enjoyment of recess break activities. Journal of Playwork Practice, 2 (2), 113-136. URL: www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/tpp/jpp/2015/00000002/00000002/art00002
  • Hyndman B, Lester L. (2015).  The Accelerometer Intensities from Movable Playground & Lunchtime Activities in Youth (AIM-PLAY) study. Children, Youth & Environments, 25 (3), 109-128. URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7721/chilyoutenvi.25.3.0109
  • Hyndman B, Benson AC, Telford A. (2014). Evaluating the effects of the Lunchtime Enjoyment Activity & Play (LEAP) school playground intervention on children's quality of life, enjoyment & participation in physical activity. BMC Public Health 14 (164). URL: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/164/ .
  • Hyndman B, Benson AC, Ullah S, Telford A. (2014). A guide for educators to move beyond conventional school playgrounds: the RE-AIM evaluation of the Lunchtime Enjoyment Activity Play (LEAP) intervention. Australian Journal of Teacher Education 39 (1). URL: http://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol39/iss1/6/
  • Hyndman B. (2014). Exploring the differences in teaching perspectives between Australian pre-service & graduate physical education teachers. 2014. Journal of Physical Education & Sport 14 (4), 438-445. URL: http://efsupit.ro/images/stories/nr4.2014/Art%2067.pdf
  • Hyndman B, Telford A, Finch CF, Ullah S, Benson AC. (2014). Children’s enjoyment of play during school lunch breaks: An examination of intra- & inter-day reliability. Journal of Physical Activity & Health 11 (1), 109-117. URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2011-0200
  • Hyndman B, Telford A, Finch CF, Ullah S, Benson AC. (2013). The Development of the Lunchtime Enjoyment of Activity & Play Questionnaire. Journal of School Health 83(4), 256-264. URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/josh.12025/full
  • Hyndman B, Telford A, Benson AC, Finch CF. (2012). Moving physical activity beyond the school classroom: A social-ecological insight for teachers of the facilitators & barriers to students’ non-curricular physical activity. 2012. Australian Journal of Teacher Education 37 (2). URL: http://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol37/iss2/1/

Refereed conference papers

  • Hyndman B.  (2015). Looking beyond the classroom walls: An insight for teachers of primary & secondary students' perceptions to enhance the school physical activity environment. Proceedings of the 29th Australian Council for Health, Physical Education & Recreation (ACHPER) International Conference, Adelaide, p89-101. URL: http://bit.ly/2lem4p3
  • Hyndman, B., Telford, A., & Finch, C. (2010). What components of school play spaces would encourage children to be physically active? Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport12, e141-e142.
  • Hyndman B.  (2015). Engaging students in activities beyond the classroom: A social-ecological exploration of primary school students’ enjoyment of school-based physical activities. Proceedings of the 29th Australian Council for Health, Physical Education & Recreation (ACHPER) International Conference, Adelaide, p80-88. (Google Scholar citations: 1). URL: http://bit.ly/2m0apPm
  • Hyndman, B. P. (2016). Creative Possibilities: The Lunchtime Enjoyment Activity and Play (LEAP) Intervention. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport87(S2), A77.
  • Harvey, S., & Hyndman, B. (2018). How and why physical educators use Twitter. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 89 (S1), A142.
  • Mathur, D., Mathew, S., Hyndman, B., Mcdonald, E., Chang, A., & Gerritsen, R. (2017). Exploring early childhood playground design as a strategy for obesity prevention. Developing Northern Australian Conference, Cairns, Queensland.

Edited Research Books

  • Midford, Nutton, Hyndman & Silburn (Forthcoming). Health and Education Interdependence. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B (Editor). (2017). Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore. URL: http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811047374

Scholarly Book Chapters

  • McMaster, N., & Hyndman, B. (In Press). Active exploration and minor games in PE. In PE Text Book for Early Childhood and Primary Teachers (Eds). Oxford University Press.
  • McMaster, N., & Hyndman, B. (In Press). Lifestyle physical activities. In PE text book for Early Childhood and Primary Teachers (Eds). Oxford University Press.
  • Hyndman, B., Winslade, M., & Wright, B (Forthcoming). Physical activity and Learning. In Health and Education Interdependence (Eds Midford, Nutton, Hyndman & Silburn). Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). The importance of school playgrounds for active, healthy students. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). School playgrounds as a place of learning. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). The state of playgrounds in Australian schools. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Chancellor, B., & Hyndman, B. (2017). Adult decisions within primary school playgrounds. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). Personal influences on students within school playgrounds. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). Surrounding environmental influences on students within school playgrounds. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). Facility influences on students within school playgrounds. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). The influence of rules and regulations on students within school playgrounds. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). Measurement of students’ playground activity levels. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). What students want within school playgrounds to be active and healthy. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). What students want within school playground to feel safe. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). Students’ enjoyment of school playground activities. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). School playground strategies to promote structured activities. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). School playground strategies to promote unstructured activities. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). Evaluating the translatability and feasibility of school playground interventions. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.
  • Hyndman, B. (2017). Recommendations for future school playground intervention research. In: Hyndman B, Editor. Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students. Springer Nature, Singapore.

Other Research Outputs (‘Sample’ of Articles Across Other Academic Platforms/Practitioner    Publications)

Published Educational Talks:

The benefits to schools of the informal curriculum. Teacher Magazine Expert Research Talk Launch. Australian Council of Education Research, Camberwell, VIC. URL: http://teacher.acer.edu.au/teacher/article/the-research-files.

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