Mr Aaron Bezzina

Mr Aaron Bezzina

Research Assistant

Office of the PVC Health and Medicine

Career Summary

Biography

Aaron Bezzina is a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) student at the University of Newcastle and an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD).  Aaron graduated with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics with Honours in 2017 from the University of Newcastle. Aaron's research area is focused on gender differences in dietary patterns and population nutrition. Aaron also works as a Research Assistant in the Centre for Resources Health and Safety. 


Keywords

  • Dietary Patterns
  • Dietetics
  • Gender Difference
  • Health
  • Population Nutrition
  • Sex Differences
  • Workplace Obesity

Languages

  • English (Mother)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
111199 Nutrition and Dietetics not elsewhere classified 75
111705 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety 25

Professional Experience

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/3/2018 -  Research Assistant The University of Newcastle
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2020 Ashton LM, Sharkey T, Whatnall MC, Haslam RL, Bezzina A, Aguiar EJ, et al., 'Which behaviour change techniques within interventions to prevent weight gain and/or initiate weight loss improve adiposity outcomes in young adults? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials', OBESITY REVIEWS, (2020)
DOI 10.1111/obr.13009
Co-authors Melinda Hutchesson, Megan Whatnall, Clare Collins, Lee Ashton
2019 Ashton LM, Sharkey T, Whatnall MC, Williams RL, Bezzina A, Aguiar EJ, et al., 'Effectiveness of Interventions and Behaviour Change Techniques for Improving Dietary Intake in Young Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of RCTs', NUTRIENTS, 11 (2019) [C1]
DOI 10.3390/nu11040825
Citations Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3
Co-authors Lee Ashton, Clare Collins, Megan Whatnall, Melinda Hutchesson

Conference (4 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2020 Collins C, Bezzina A, Deroover K, Hartmann C, Bucher T, 'Do Images of Unhealthy Foods and Beverages Elicit Disgust or Fear; A Comparison of General Public and Nutrition Expert Responses', Do Images of Unhealthy Foods and Beverages Elicit Disgust or Fear; A Comparison of General Public and Nutrition Expert Responses, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2020)
DOI 10.3390/proceedings2020043002
Co-authors Clare Collins, Tamara Bucher
2020 Haslam R, Rollo M, Bezzina A, Spratt N, Collins C, 'Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of a Ketogenic Diet for Reducing Migraine Frequency, Severity and Duration', Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of a Ketogenic Diet for Reducing Migraine Frequency, Severity and Duration, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2020)
DOI 10.3390/proceedings2020043002
Co-authors Neil Spratt, Clare Collins
2020 Ashton L, Sharkey T, Whatnall M, Haslam R, Bezzina A, Auguiar E, et al., 'Which Behaviour-Change Techniques within Weight-Management Interventions Improve Adiposity Outcomes in Young Adults? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs)', Which Behaviour-Change Techniques within Weight-Management Interventions Improve Adiposity Outcomes in Young Adults? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs), Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2020)
DOI 10.3390/proceedings2020043002
Co-authors Clare Collins, Megan Whatnall
2019 Sharkey T, Hutchesson M, Whatnall M, Haslam R, Bezzina A, Aguiar E, et al., 'Effectiveness of behaviour change techniques used in nutrition interventions in young adults: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised control trials', Gold Coast, Australia (2019)
DOI 10.1111/1747-0080.12567
Co-authors Megan Whatnall, Clare Collins, Lee Ashton, Melinda Hutchesson
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Research Collaborations

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Country Count of Publications
Australia 5
United States 2
Switzerland 1
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Mr Aaron Bezzina

Positions

Research Assistant
Office of the PVC Health and Medicine
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Casual Research Assistant
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Research Assistant
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details

Email aaron.bezzina@newcastle.edu.au
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