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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)

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)

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)

45 and Up Study

The 45 and Up Study has collected data from 266,000 participants throughout NSW aged 45 and over. Cancer Council NSW is a principal sponsor of the study. Led by the 45 and Up Resear more...

Supervisor(s): Weber, Marianne (Dr)

Advanced sensor and data analytics in pasture-based dairy systems

The focus of this PhD will be to develop and evaluate innovative methods to capture, analyse and optimise data derived from a range of technologies and sensors to optimise individua more...

Supervisor(s): Garcia, Sergio (Yani) (Professor), Clark, Cameron Edward Fisher (Associate 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)

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)