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Associate Professor Annette Raynor

Associate Professor

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2771, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO19.258A
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2771
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 5990
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.258A  


Annette is an Associate Professor in Exercise and Sports Science, specialising in Motor Learning and Control in the School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Current Teaching

  • SPS1114 – Acquisition of Skill
  • SPS2112 – Motor Control
  • HST6106 – Research Project 1
  • HST6107 – Research Project 2


  • 2016 – current: Associate Professor, School of Medical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University
  • 2012 – 2015: Head of School - Associate Professor, School of Exercise and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University
  • July – Dec 2011: Senior Lecturer, School of Exercise and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University
  • 2010 – 2011: Head of School (Acting) – Associate Professor, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia
  • 2008 – 2011: Associate Head (Academic) – Associate Professor, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia
  • 2005 – 2007: Senior Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia
  • 2000 – 2004: Lecturer, School of Physical Education, Exercise and Sport Studies, University of South Australia
  • 1994 – 2000: Lecturer / Assistant Professor, School of Physical Education, Nanyang Technological University, National Institute of Education, Singapore

Professional Associations

  • Australian Council of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER): (since 1988)
  • Exercise Sport Science Australia (ESSA): (since 1996)

Research Areas and Interests

Annette’s areas of interest:

  • Expertise in sport with specific focus on decision making skill
  • Talent identification in sport
  • Movement coordination problems in children
  • Exercise science in aged care


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Other WA higher ed institution, 1995.
  • Bachelor of Physical Education with First Class Honours, Other WA higher ed institution, 1990.
  • Diploma in Education, Other WA higher ed institution, 1989.
  • Bachelor of physical education, Other WA higher ed institution, 1988.


Recent Research Grants

  • Identifying and developing talent in combat sports - linking coach experience and empirical evidence,  Australian Institute of Sport,  Scholarships to support Industry Engagement PhD Projects,  2016 - 2020,  $25,500.
  • Increasing activity levels and quality of life for those in an aged care environment through exercise ? effectiveness and feasibility.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Scheme - 2016 Open Round,  2016 - 2018,  $133,415.
  • Establishing a multi?centre collaboration for developing motor learning and control principles evidence and best practice in musculoskeletal rehabilitation clinics.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2016 Round 1,  2016 - 2017,  $8,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Ward, E., Hillier, S., Raynor, A., Petkov, J., (2017), A Range of Service Delivery Modes for Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder Are Effective: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 29(3), 230-236, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1097/PEP.0000000000000423.
  • Keller, B., Raynor, A., Bruce, L., Iredale, F., (2016), Technical attributes of Australian youth soccer players: Implications for talent identification. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 11(6), 819-824, United Kingdom, Sage, DOI: 10.1177/1747954116676108.
  • Woods, C., Raynor, A., Bruce, L., McDonald, Z., (2016), Discriminating talent-identified junior Australian football players using a video decision-making task. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(4), 342-347, United States, Taylor and Francis, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2015.1053512.
  • Nolan, R., Raynor, A., Berry, N., May, E., (2016), Self-reported physical activity using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) in Australian adults with type 2 diabetes, with and without peripheral neuropathy. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 40(6), 576-579, Elsevier B.V., DOI: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2016.05.013.
  • Woods, C., Raynor, A., Bruce, L., McDonald, Z., Robertson, S., (2016), The application of a multi-dimensional assessment approach to talent identification in Australian football. Journal of Sports Science, 34(14), 1340-1345, London, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2016.1142668.
  • Woods, C., Raynor, A., Bruce, L., McDonald, Z., (2015), The use of skill tests to predict status in junior Australian football. Journal of Sports Sciences, 33(11), 1132-1140, London, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2014.986501.
  • Woods, C., Raynor, A., Bruce, L., McDonald, Z., Collier, N., (2015), Predicting playing status in junior Australian Football using physical and anthropometric parameters. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 18(2), 225-229, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2014.02.006.
  • Bruce, L., Farrow, D., Raynor, A., (2013), Performance milestones in the development of expertise: Are they critical?. The Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 25(3), 281-297, United States, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/10413200.2012.725704.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Expertise In Sport: Factors Contributing To The Development Of Decision Making Expertise
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Development Of An Objective Multi-dimensional Approach To Talent Identification In Junior Australian Football

Associate Supervisor

  • Implications Of A Dynamic Systems Approach To Teaching Dance To Hong Kong Pre-service Physical Education Teachers
  • The Current Practices For The Management Of Developmental Coordination Disorders And Effectiveness Of Management In Australia
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