Miss Joanne Ragen

BA MM PhD Candidate
Postgraduate Fellow

C43J - J Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9807
Fax +61 2 9351 9197

Website wishboneday
Popping the Bubble Wrap
PIEL

Biographical details

Jo Ragen has experience working in community, allied health and educational settings. She supervises undergraduate and postgraduate students and teaches in undergraduate and postgraduate health science programs. Jo's interests include strategic management, innovation and education, participation in every day life ? childhood and disability, perceptions of risk and risk management. Current research projects include children and play; parent and teacher perceptions of risk, developing risk attitudes and their effect on practice; perceptions of everyday risk for children and young adults with disability

Research interests

Jo is a member of the following research team:

PIEL - Participation In Everyday Life

Themes

Health Systems and Global Populations

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Wyver, S., Tranter, P., Sandseter, E., Naughton, G., Little, H., Bundy, A., Ragen, J., Engelen, L. (2012). Places to Play Outdoors: Sedentary and Safe or Active and Risky? In Peter Whiteman, Katey De Gioia (Eds.), Children and Childhoods 1: Perspectives, Places and Practices, (pp. 85-107). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Journals

  • Niehues, A., Bundy, A., Broom, A., Tranter, P., Ragen, J., Engelen, L. (2013). Everyday uncertainties: reframing perceptions of risk in outdoor free play. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 13(3), 223-237. [More Information]
  • Engelen, L., Bundy, A., Naughton, G., Simpson, J., Bauman, A., Ragen, J., Baur, L., Wyver, S., Tranter, P., Niehues, A., Perry, G., Jessup, G., Van Der Ploeg, H., et al (2013). Increasing physical activity in young primary school children - it's child's play: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Preventive Medicine, 56(5), 319-325. [More Information]
  • Bundy, A., Naughton, G., Tranter, P., Wyver, S., Baur, L., Schiller, W., Bauman, A., Engelen, L., Ragen, J., Luckett, T., Niehues, A., Stewart, G., Jessup, G., Brentnall, J. (2011). The Sydney Playground Project: Popping the bubblewrap - unleashing the power of play: A cluster randomized controlled trial of a primary school playground-based intervention aiming to increase children's physical activity and social skills. BMC Public Health, 11, 680-1-680-9. [More Information]
  • Bundy, A., Luckett, T., Tranter, P., Naughton, G., Wyver, S., Ragen, J., Spies, G. (2009). The risk is that there is 'no risk': a simple, innovative intervention to increase children's activity levels. International Journal of Early Years Education, 17(1), 33-45.
  • Bundy, A., Luckett, T., Naughton, G., Tranter, P., Wyver, S., Ragen, J., Singleton, E., Spies, G. (2008). Playful Interaction: Occupational Therapy for All children on the School Playground. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 62(5), 522-527.

Conferences

  • Dew, A., Barton, R., Ragen, J. (2013). Delivering Private Therapy in Rural Areas. Enabling High Quality, Sustainable and Accessible Services: a Framework for Rural Private Therapists. DisabilityCare Australia National Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

2013

  • Dew, A., Barton, R., Ragen, J. (2013). Delivering Private Therapy in Rural Areas. Enabling High Quality, Sustainable and Accessible Services: a Framework for Rural Private Therapists. DisabilityCare Australia National Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Niehues, A., Bundy, A., Broom, A., Tranter, P., Ragen, J., Engelen, L. (2013). Everyday uncertainties: reframing perceptions of risk in outdoor free play. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 13(3), 223-237. [More Information]
  • Engelen, L., Bundy, A., Naughton, G., Simpson, J., Bauman, A., Ragen, J., Baur, L., Wyver, S., Tranter, P., Niehues, A., Perry, G., Jessup, G., Van Der Ploeg, H., et al (2013). Increasing physical activity in young primary school children - it's child's play: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Preventive Medicine, 56(5), 319-325. [More Information]

2012

  • Wyver, S., Tranter, P., Sandseter, E., Naughton, G., Little, H., Bundy, A., Ragen, J., Engelen, L. (2012). Places to Play Outdoors: Sedentary and Safe or Active and Risky? In Peter Whiteman, Katey De Gioia (Eds.), Children and Childhoods 1: Perspectives, Places and Practices, (pp. 85-107). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2011

  • Bundy, A., Naughton, G., Tranter, P., Wyver, S., Baur, L., Schiller, W., Bauman, A., Engelen, L., Ragen, J., Luckett, T., Niehues, A., Stewart, G., Jessup, G., Brentnall, J. (2011). The Sydney Playground Project: Popping the bubblewrap - unleashing the power of play: A cluster randomized controlled trial of a primary school playground-based intervention aiming to increase children's physical activity and social skills. BMC Public Health, 11, 680-1-680-9. [More Information]

2009

  • Bundy, A., Luckett, T., Tranter, P., Naughton, G., Wyver, S., Ragen, J., Spies, G. (2009). The risk is that there is 'no risk': a simple, innovative intervention to increase children's activity levels. International Journal of Early Years Education, 17(1), 33-45.

2008

  • Bundy, A., Luckett, T., Naughton, G., Tranter, P., Wyver, S., Ragen, J., Singleton, E., Spies, G. (2008). Playful Interaction: Occupational Therapy for All children on the School Playground. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 62(5), 522-527.

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