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How reliable are body composition monitoring scales?

This project aims to determine the accuracy and precision of body composition monitoring scales that are commonly available to the general public (e.g. wireless tracking devices). more...

Supervisor(s): Salis, Amanda (Associate Professor)

Obesity and insulin resistance in children and adolescents.

Studies on various aspects of obesity and insulin resistance in children and young people - covering management, prevention and pathophysiology. There is potential for a range of di more...

Supervisor(s): Baur, Louise (Professor), Garnett, Sarah (Dr), Cowell, Chris (Professor)

Reversing the human Famine Reaction via diet and high intensity exercise

This project aims to determine whether a higher protein and lower glycaemic index weight maintenance diet, combined with high intensity physical activity, can attenuate the strength more...

Supervisor(s): Salis, Amanda (Associate Professor)

Embedding sustainable physical activities into the everyday lives of adults with intellectual disabilities: A randomised controlled trial

A three-arm randomised controlled trial (RCT) has been completed, and the collected data is now ready for analysis. Ninety adults with intellectual disability aged 18-55 were random more...

Supervisor(s): Davis, Glen (Professor)

Regenerative engineering – chemo-physical properties gradient as a tool to control cell responses

This project will develop a new CO2 based technologies to impregnate the implant surfaces with functional biomolecules and create topography. The primary aim is to develop a new, co more...

Supervisor(s): Chrzanowski, Wojciech (Dr)

Balance, Resistance and Interval Training Trial

BRAIN, or The BRaIN Training Trial (Balance, Resistance and Interval Training Trial) is a large, multi-national randomised controlled trial (RCT). The purpose of the trial the effic more...

Supervisor(s): Fiatarone Singh, Maria (Professor), Mavros, Yorgi (Dr)

Naturally good - fibres and particles of natural origin as a new biomaterials for regenerative medicine and drug delivery

This project will investigate characteristics of new materials of natural-origin for biomedical applications and drug delivery. The primary aim is to develop new ‘green’ more...

Supervisor(s): Chrzanowski, Wojciech (Dr)

Magnetic resonance micro-imaging of human and animal tissue.

Use of magnetic resonance microimaging of human and animal tissue to study disease processes. more...

Supervisor(s): Bourne, Roger (Dr)

Meal replacements – an educational tool for longer-term healthy eating?

This project aims to determine whether very low energy diets (VLEDs) based on meal replacements differ from food-based diets in terms of teaching people to self-select a healthy die more...

Supervisor(s): Salis, Amanda (Associate Professor)