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Body temperature regulation during pregnancy

This project will assess how thermoregulatory capacity is altered at different stages throughout pregnancy. This information will enable the development of safe exercise guidelines more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor), Edwards, Kate (Dr)

Are children at an elevated risk of overheating during exercise in the summer?

This project will assess the independent influence of developmental age of sweating capacity and core temperature regulation during exercise in the heat more...

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

Heat wave survival strategies for the elderly

This project will assess the efficacy of various ecologically valid cooling interventions for the elderly and those without access to air conditioning during extreme heat events. more...

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

Preventing Heat Exhaustion in Professional Tennis (able-bodied and wheelchair)

This project provides a post-graduate research opportunity to work on a study aimed at contributing to the development an evidence-based Extreme Heat Policy for professional tennis more...

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

Cooling interventions for Multiple Sclerosis Patients in the Heat

A post-graduate student (PhD or Masters) is sought to work on a project that will evaluate the mechanisms associated with heat-induced fatigue in MS patients, and subsequently devel more...

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

Inury Surveillance in Junior Rugby League

Rugby League is a team sport played by over 170,000 players at clubs across Australia. Both the National Rugby League (NRL) and the State Leagues have a responsibility to create an more...

Supervisor(s): Orr, Rhonda (Dr)

Passenger health, well-being and performance after long-haul flight: Influence of physical fitness

Most of the current recommendations to improve wellbeing and limit long-haul flight disturbances are based on pharmacological aids that target isolated aspects of the travel experi more...

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

I-engage: A multicomponent intervention using human-centred technology to enhance knowledge and skills in self-monitoring physical activity and food choices in adolescents

This project aims to develop a unique intervention designed to increase participation in moderate to vigorous physical activity (PA) and to guide food choices in adolescents. Imple more...

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

Community Knowledge of Concussion in Youth and Adolescent Sport

The football codes are physically demanding collision sports. Other sports (eg  netball and cycling) have an element of risk of head injury. Child players can be exposed to hi more...

Supervisor(s): Orr, Rhonda (Dr)

Factors associated with adverse events during Year 7 vaccinations

Can we identify any risk factors for rates of adverse events during year 7 vaccination programs?  Is it possible to design interventions to avoid these effects?   This pro more...

Supervisor(s): Edwards, Kate (Dr)