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Reducing the Risk of Heat-related Morbidity and Mortality during Extreme Heat Events

This project provides a post-graduate research opportunity to work on a project aimed at evaluating cost-effective and energy-efficient interventions for reducing the risk of cardio more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor)

Obesity and Risk of Overheating during Physical Activity in the Heat

This project provides a post-graduate research opportunity to work on a project assessing the independent role of body fat on thermoregulatory capacity.  more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor), Caillaud, Corinne (Associate Professor)

Human heat acclimation for sporting events in different environments

The project will assess the optimal heat acclimation strategies for athletes preparing to compete in different environmental conditions. more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor)

Pilot Study of Progressive Resistance Training for Sedentary Adults with Charcot-Marie-Tooth

This project is for a resistance training program in persons with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT). CMT is the most frequently inherited peripheral neuropathy affecting around 1 in 2500 pe more...

Supervisor(s): Fornusek, Che (Dr)

Pilot Efficacy Trial of Electrical Stimulation Cycling Exercise for Advanced Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an incurable disease of the central nervous system that typically affects people in their 30's and 40's. MS results in slowly increasing muscle paralysis, more...

Supervisor(s): Fornusek, Che (Dr)

Investigation of the Demands of Participation in Physical Disability Rugby League

Physical Disability Rugby League is a sport that was created in Sydney to allow persons with physical disability to play league (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yV04gbXUURo). Curren more...

Supervisor(s): Fornusek, Che (Dr)

Exploring the health benefits of dance

Adherence is a major issue when assessing the effectiveness of an exercise program. It has been suggested that dancing could be a solution to improve adherence leading to improved h more...

Supervisor(s): Fong Yan, Alycia (Dr)

Validation of musculoskeletal assessment tools

Specificity and validity of musculoskeletal assessment tools are important aspects to consider when selecting the right tool for a client. New or modified assessments have not been more...

Supervisor(s): Fong Yan, Alycia (Dr), Hiller, Claire (Dr)

Investigating mechanics of dance movement

This project aims to better understand the movement patterns and forces that dancers undergo during dance performance to inform injury prevention and teaching practices. more...

Supervisor(s): Fong Yan, Alycia (Dr), Hiller, Claire (Dr)

Development of wireless motion sensors for use in complex movements

This project aims to develop the technology used in current wireless inertial measurement units (IMU’s) for use in complex movements where the size of current units may impede more...

Supervisor(s): Fong Yan, Alycia (Dr)