Dr Grant O'Sullivan
Research Officer, Institute of Sport, Exercise & Active Living (ISEAL)
Dr Grant O'Sullivan is an early career researcher in the Active Living Program in the Institute of Sport, Exercise & Active Living. His research focuses on the inclusiveness and safety of sporting and physical education environments for same-sex-attracted and gender diverse young people and adults. Another area of interest is the body image of physically active men and identification of potential at-risk groups of sportsmen for problematic body image.
Grant is a registered psychologist with experience in individual and group interventions for insomnia, body image, depression, anxiety and stress. He also has an interest in health promotion and has extensive experience in the promotion of sexual health via both education and social marketing, particularly to sexual minorities.
O'Sullivan, G. A., & Tiggemann, M. (1997). Body dissatisfaction and body image distortion in men who train with weights. Journal of Gender, Culture and Health, 2, 321-329.
Areas of expertise
- Body image
- Health promotion
- Sexual health
- Sleep health psychology
- Working with same-sex-attracted and gender diverse communities