Physical activity, exercise and energy expernditure

Research themes diagram physical activity exercise and energy expenditure highlighted

About the theme

The Charles Perkins Centre has the exciting potential to bring researchers from different disciplines together to tackle the challenging public health problems of physical inactivity and obesity. This is urgent and important as we can’t solve these complex problems from the health sector alone.

Theme leader: Professor Adrian Bauman

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Professor Adrian Bauman

Adrian Bauman is internationally renowned for his work on the epidemiology of physical activity. In recent years Adrian has shown how reducing sitting could help prevent the development of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Adrian Bauman is also Director of the Prevention Research Collaboration in the University’s School of Public Health.