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Passenger health, well-being and performance after long-haul flight: Influence of physical fitness

Most of the current recommendations to improve wellbeing and limit long-haul flight disturbances are based on pharmacological aids that target isolated aspects of the travel experi more...

Supervisor(s): Caillaud, Corinne (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)

Sleep and circadian health

Several research opportunities are available, all of which revolve around the new and emerging areas of sleep and circadian epidemiology. The overarching aim of these projects is to more...

Supervisor(s): Bin, Yu Sun (Dr)

Development of an international consortium of accelerometry studies to understand the effects of physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and sleep on long-term health outcomes

This opportunity will involve working on the development of a large international consortium of accelerometry (wearable motion sensors) studies that examine the effects of physical more...

Supervisor(s): Stamatakis, Emmanuel (Professor)

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), Stancliffe, Roger (Professor)

Exercise Therapy in Obesity, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

This program is a cluster of research studies investigating the cardiovascular and metabolic effects of exercise therapy in people with type 2 diabetes.  more...

Supervisor(s): Johnson, Nathan (Dr)

Resilience and distributed systems for a healthy society

This project aims to develop an understanding of the link between the nature of distributed systems and the resilience that underpins healthy future societies. more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor), Vadas, Mathew (Professor)

Reversing the human Famine Reaction via diet and high intensity exercise

This project aims to determine whether a higher protein and lower glycaemic index weight maintenance diet, combined with high intensity physical activity, can attenuate the strength more...

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

Evaluation of a novel clinical pathway of care for common musculoskeletal disorders in primary care.

An opportunity exists to undertake a PhD as part of a project entitled Implementation of a novel clinical pathway of care for common musculoskeletal disorders in primary care.  more...

Supervisor(s): Rebbeck, Trudy (Dr), Ferreira, Paulo (Associate Professor), Simic, Milena (Dr), Evans, Kerrie (Dr)

REBOUND EFFECTS AND ADDITIONALITY IN CARBON FOOTPRINTS OF GLOBAL TOURISM

This project will employ multi-region input-output analysis (Isard 1951; Leontief 1953) and a comprehensive global database (Lenzen et al. 2012; Lenzen et al. 2013; Lenzen et al. 20 more...

Supervisor(s): Lenzen, Manfred (Professor), Malik, Arunima (Dr)