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Exercise interventions for respiratory disease

We will investigate exercise testing and exercise interventions to improve the management of respiratory conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic f more...

Supervisor(s): McKeough, Zoe (Associate Professor)

Pain in Parkinson’s disease- clinical assessment and development of exercise-based management programs

This research aims to develop a clinical tool for the assessment and classification of pain in people with Parkinson's disease as well as explore exercise based interventions to ass more...

Supervisor(s): Canning, Colleen (Professor), Allen, Natalie (Dr)

Predictors of exercise uptake and adherence in older people with recent hospital stays.

This project will investigate predictors for exercise uptake and adherence in older people who have recently been in hospital. An observational study will be conducted among subject more...

Supervisor(s): Sherrington, Cathie (Associate Professor)

Positive effects of exercise on neurological function

There is a growing body of evidence that exercise improves cognitive function and quality of life in a broad range of neurological and neurodegenerative diseases, and accelerates re more...

Supervisor(s): Johnston, Ian (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)

Understanding recurrent falls and tailoring intervention for prevention

Understanding recurrent falls and tailoring intervention for prevention more...

Supervisor(s): Canning, Colleen (Professor), Allen, Natalie (Dr), Paul, Serene (Dr)

Transient risk factors for falls: a case-crossover study

This project will investigate the contribution of transient risk factors (footwear, alcohol consumption, acute infections, dizziness) in falls in older people who have had recently more...

Supervisor(s): Sherrington, Cathie (Associate Professor)

Understanding the effects of dog ownership on human health and human physical activity.

This stream of research aims to further knowledge on how dogs influence mental and physical health; and on dog walking as an intervention to increase human physical activity and i more...

Supervisor(s): Stamatakis, Emmanuel (Professor)

Predicting chronic ankle disability

This project consists of a series of studies to identify mechanisms of ongoing symptoms and disability after ankle injury, to design and test treatments to prevent ongoing symptoms, more...

Supervisor(s): Refshauge, Kathryn (Professor), Hiller, Claire (Dr)