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Dysferlin and defective membrane repair in muscular dystrophy

We are studying a form of muscular dystrophy caused by deficiency of the protein dysferlin. Dysferlin patients have a primary defect in skeletal muscle membrane repair, and are unab more...

Supervisor(s): Cooper, Sandra (Dr)

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)

Eccentric exercise to improve joint range of motion

This is an exciting postgraduate research opportunity to investigate what components of eccentric exercise are effective at increasing joint range of motion in people with hemipares more...

Supervisor(s): Diong, Joanna (Dr)

Proprioceptive, vibration-induced illusions of visual motion

Human perception of the world is based on input from multiple senses. This project investigates how proprioception from neck muscles and vision combine to yield perception of object more...

Supervisor(s): Seizova-Cajic, Tatjana (Dr)

Prevention of athletic knee injuries

The aim of this project is to evaluate the effectiveness of knee injury prevention programs that are tailored to athletes' neuromuscular deficits. more...

Supervisor(s): Pappas, Evangelos (Professor), Simic, Milena (Dr)

A Musicians’ health curriculum initiative. Developing a health module for use within the tertiary music sector

The education initiative project aims to minimise injury risk and enhance the physical aspects of performance. more...

Supervisor(s): Ackermann, Bronwen (Dr)

Prevention of cardiac side effects of cancer treatment

This project will investigate a novel drug combination therapy that has potential benefits in cancer treatment induced heart failure by targeting Na+-K+ pump function. more...

Supervisor(s): Liu, Chia-chi (Dr), Ramussen, Helge (Professor)

Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project (CHAMP)

CHAMP is a large epidemiological study of ageing in men, with a particular focus on Alzheimer’s disease, osteoporosis and urinary incontinence. more...

Supervisor(s): Cumming , Robert G (Professor)