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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)

A Drug Burden Index: Improving prescribing and function in older people

This project tests the DBI as a tool to improve the quality use of medicines in older Australians.  The study will improve the evidence base for the association between overall more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Tim (Associate Professor)

Does fast weight loss influence cognitive function in obese adults?

This project aims to determine the impact of increasingly popular yet severely energy-restricted diets on cognitive function in obese adults. more...

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

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)

The long term effects of childhood cancer treatment

The Long Term Follow up Clinic has a large cohort of childhood survivors of cancer who are now adolescents and young adults, and provides many opportunities for clinical research more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

Type 1 diabetes: Young adult self management

This project will employ illness narrative qualitative research methods, and video and audio recordings of young Australians who are living with type 1 diabetes. The work follows on more...

Supervisor(s): Smith, Lorraine (Dr)

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)

Cystic fibrosis related diabetes

To determine if a low glycaemic index diet improves control in CFRD and/or slows the progression of impaired glucose tolerance to CFRD more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)