Researchers have examined the long-term outcomes of the INfant Feeding, Active play and NuTrition (INFANT), within Deakin’s Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), on children’s health behaviours. Positive health behaviours established during infancy can be maintained up to school age, says Deakin University child health expert, Professor Kylie Hesketh.
I first joined the INfant Feeding, Active play and NuTrition (INFANT) team several years ago as a postdoctoral researcher. I’m now a Principal Investigator and part of the Implementation Group of the NHMRC Partnership Project – scaling up INFANT across Victoria.
The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is providing funding to the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) at Deakin University to enhance implementation of INFANT across Victoria in 2021. Deakin University’s IPAN has developed the...