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3 PhD Opportunities - Musculoskeletal Pain

3 PhD Opportunities - Musculoskeletal Pain

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

3 PhD opportunities are available for students interested in musculoskeletal pain (physiotherapy, diagnostic radiography) under the supervision of Associate Professor Suzanne Snodgrass and Associate Professor Peter Stanwell.

Study to determine how Aussie blokes shape up

Study to determine how Aussie blokes shape up

Monday, 31 August 2015

Reckon you are the Typical Aussie Male or do you know one who fits the bill? Nutrition researchers at the University of Newcastle need your help with a new study into men's body shape, size and composition.

Survey to explore junk food 'addiction' in young adults

Survey to explore junk food 'addiction' in young adults

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Craving chocolate? Hooked on hot chips? University of Newcastle researchers are calling for young men and women to join a study examining levels of food 'addiction' in Australia.

Are PE teachers biased against overweight children?

Are PE teachers biased against overweight children?

Monday, 10 August 2015

Whether it's conscious or unconscious, a new University of Newcastle study has revealed that trainee PE teachers have a bias against obese children.

New app-roach to balancing sleep and exercise

New app-roach to balancing sleep and exercise

Friday, 7 August 2015

Using a newly developed smartphone app, Newcastle health researchers are commencing a clinical trial to help improve the all-important life balance between sleep and activity.

Indian spice added to the diabetes prevention mix

Indian spice added to the diabetes prevention mix

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Can an Indian spice combined with an omega-3 fat delay the onset of type 2 diabetes or prevent it altogether?

Newcastle researchers tackle teen fitness

Newcastle researchers tackle teen fitness

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Watch Dr Narelle Eather's interview with NBN News on the University of Newcastle's Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition CrossFit program for teens and how it is benefiting their health and study habits.

Study to build fitness in the great outdoors

Study to build fitness in the great outdoors

Monday, 4 May 2015

Getting taut and trim can be a walk in the park, according to University of Newcastle researchers who have developed an innovative, multicomponent physical activity study.