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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)

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)

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)

Injury Prevalence and Characteristics in Elite Junior Rugby League Players

Rugby league is an international collision sport where players participate in physically demanding activities. Musculoskeletal injuries are common to rugby league and injury inciden more...

Supervisor(s): Orr, Rhonda (Dr)

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)

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)

The effect of simulated shift work on food desirability and metabolism

The aim of this research is to ascertain the impact of a simulated night shift rotation on food desirability in order to increase our understanding of the mechanisms that underpin i more...

Supervisor(s): Phillips, Craig (Dr), Comas Soberats, Maria (Dr)

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)

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)