The Centre investigates physical activity and nutrition for population health, with particular emphasis on education and health promotion strategies.

Priority Research Centre for


Theme Leader: Professor Philip Morgan

Deputy Theme Leader: Dr Myles Young

Obesity is a significant community health problem that requires an urgent and informed response. To successfully combat this epidemic, clinicians and health care systems require feasible, effective and evidence-based treatment options that can be provided to large numbers of people.

Our theme's work is focused on the development and testing of innovative weight loss education programs that 'target' and are 'tailored' to different populations (e.g. men, women, fathers, mothers & children) in different settings (e.g. schools, communities & workplaces).

Workplace POWER Program

DADEE Program