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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)

Improving treatments in childhood apraxia of speech

My research comes from my clinical experiences and a drive to do better, more effective speech pathology. more...

Supervisor(s): McCabe, Tricia (Professor), Ballard, Kirrie (Professor), Purcell, Alison (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)

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)

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)

Developing a cost-effective treatment program for obesity using dexamphetamine

Obesity is a major problem for our local population in Penrith. Access to treatment is limited due to lack of resources within the public sector. We are working on developing a 6 mo more...

Supervisor(s): Poulton, Alison (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)

Psychological impact of lung cancer screening and test results

We are seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from highly motivated candidates interested in pursuing a PhD program in health services research or implementation science within the c more...

Supervisor(s): Dodd, Rachael (Dr)

What does it take to implement a new screening program?

We are seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from highly motivated candidates interested in pursuing a PhD program in health services research or implementation science within the c more...

Supervisor(s): Dodd, Rachael (Dr), Shepherd, Heather (Dr)