Turn on your TV to watch a sporting match in Australia and you’re sure to see advertisements for various betting apps and services. Of particular concern is how these advertisements can affect and are understood by children. To learn more, I invited Dr. Hannah Pitt (Postdoctoral Research Fellow in public health at Deakin University) to discuss her continuing research into this issue.
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- An example of Hannah’s research: Pitt, H., Thomas, S.L., Bestman, A., Stoneham, M. and Daube, M., 2016, ‘”It’s just everywhere!” Children and parents discuss the marketing of sports wagering in Australia’, in Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Vol. 40, No. 5, pp. 480–486.
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