[image]High school students get a kick-start in STEM
Apr 30,2018
The University of Queensland (UQ) celebrated National Biomechanics Day by inviting high school students and their teachers to a series of hands-on biomechanics workshops.
[image]The transformative power of sport for people with disabilities
Mar 06,2018
Associate Professor Sean Tweedy is a passionate advocate of encouraging people with disabilities to become more physically active as a means of improving health and fitness.
[image]Student athletes honoured at annual UQ Blues Awards
Nov 06,2017
UQ Health, Sport and Physical Education student and Queensland Firebirds defence, Kimberley Jenner, has joined the ranks of the sporting elite after receiving a UQ Blue – The University of Queensland’s highest sporting honour – at the 2017 UQ Blues Awards Dinner.
[image]Lift less, gain more
Oct 12,2017
The belief that lifting heavy weights is necessary to build muscles is being challenged by University of Queensland researchers.
[image]Learning to improve foot control in cerebral palsy
Sep 07,2017
A device to measure foot control is being trialled to improve walking ability for adolescents and young adults with cerebral palsy.
[image]The science behind the haka
Aug 21,2017
New Zealand’s sacred ritual, the haka will be the subject of a new documentary in the John Eales Reveals series with a University of Queensland expert weighing in on the science behind the performance.
[image]UQ making waves with online rowing coaching course
Jul 18,2017
Rowing coaches in the United States will be the first outside Australia to use an online coaching course designed by The University of Queensland and Rowing Australia.
[image]Record number of UQ Sporting Scholarships awarded
Mar 27,2017
A record 56 University of Queensland students – including five Olympic and Paralympic representatives – have received 2017 UQ Sporting Scholarships.
[image]UQ call-out for bone cancer survivor sports training study
Mar 21,2017
A program to better understand the benefits of exercise and sport for young people recovering from bone cancer will soon start at The University of Queensland.
[image]UQ sports and mining leads QS subject rankings blitz
Mar 21,2017
The University of Queensland ranks at number three in the world in two subject areas and highest in Australia in another two, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.
[image]Can fast and furious exercise help prevent diabetes?
Mar 07,2017
Short bursts of high-intensity exercise could help people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes.
[image]UQ sport science ranks in top 5 globally
Jan 31,2017
UQ’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has ranked 4th and 5th in the world for sport science in two highly respected global rankings systems.
[image]Is 12 minutes of exercise all that is needed to fight diabetes?
Dec 13,2016
A University of Queensland researcher is trialling a 12-minute exercise plan that aims to fight type 2 diabetes in a flash.
[image]Exercise prescribed to reduce fatigue in cancer survivors
Nov 28,2016
New research about what type of exercise best helps cancer survivors overcome fatigue has won PhD student Kirsten Adlard a Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) award.
[image]Could you be the next mixed martial arts champion?
Nov 22,2016
Do you have the physical attributes of Ultimate Fighting Championship title-holder Conor McGregor?
[image]Research hits the sweet spot for healthy brains
Oct 25,2016
The University of Queensland has launched a world-first clinical trial to determine the exact amount of exercise which can reverse the effects of ageing on the brain.
[image]It’s all fun and Games for talented UQ educator
Oct 25,2016
Dr Emma Beckman was already on a high from working as a Paralympic Games athletics classifier, and then she got an extra boost of a rare Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award.
[image]UQ Athletes win six medals at Rio Paralympic Games
Sep 19,2016
UQ School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences student Brenden Hall has won gold, silver and bronze medals at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, with UQ-affiliated athletes claiming an additional three medals from the games. The last of the group
[image]Broncos on the pulse with science
Sep 19,2016
A secret experiment has allowed Brisbane Broncos players to approach their games with fresher legs, as the club strives to become Australia’s most scientifically advanced football team.
[image]2016 UQ HMNS Postgraduate Conference "BE IN SHAPE"
Aug 25,2016
The University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences (HMNS) postgraduate conference organising committee are excited to announce details of the HMNS Postgraduate Conference for 2016 - "BE IN SHAPE".
[image]Move it or Lose it
Aug 16,2016
Physical inactivity incurs a conservative estimated global cost of $US67.5 billion a year, leading a Queensland researcher to emphasise that prevention should be a priority.
[image]An hour to stop the rot
Aug 16,2016
The increased risk of death associated with sitting for eight hours a day could be offset by one hour of physical activity a day.
[image]Gender balance in sport vital to improving public health
Aug 16,2016
Increasing women’s participation in sport is important for improving physical health globally, but also offers significant benefits for mental, social, political and economic health.
[image]How well do you know your supplement?
Aug 16,2016
Only 35 per cent of Australian professional footballers were able to identify the benefits of a supplement they were taking, and 48 per cent admitted to never reading the labels.
[image]UQ HMNS athletes set for Rio Olympics
Jul 25,2016
Three UQ HMNS students preparing to step onto the world stage at next month's Rio Olympics (5-21 August).
[image]Fitness bands undervalue your effort
Jun 23,2016
Popular wrist-worn fitness monitors underestimate energy expenditure with variances of more than 40 per cent, University of Queensland researchers have found.
[image]Runners’ feet have power of adaptation
Jun 23,2016
Don’t underestimate the intelligence of your foot.
[image]Taking the puff out of colorectal cancer
Apr 27,2016
A researcher who was born in the year that actress Audrey Hepburn and footballer Bobby Moore died of colorectal cancer is helping to lead recovery from the deadly condition.
[image]Stars honoured at UQ sports awards
Apr 21,2016
University of Queensland students Dane Bird-Smith and Gabrielle Simpson have been named Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year at the UQ Sport 2016 Club and Sports Awards.
[image]Gold medals for HMNS Dragon Boat Racing stars
Mar 29,2016
Congratulations to HMNS colleagues and Dragon Racing stars, Rick Lambe, Kirsten Adlard, Alistair Mallard and Hamish McGorm, who took out multiple medals at the Australian National Dragon Boat Racing Championships in Adelaide over the Easter long weekend.
[image]Scholarships support HMNS students on road to Rio Olympics
Mar 21,2016
Thirteen Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences are among a group of more than 40 University of Queensland students who have received 2016 UQ Sporting Scholarships.
[image]Eric hits a home run with bursary
Mar 08,2016
Baseball was the flavour of the month in Brisbane – and it was no different at The University of Queensland, where Taiwan’s Eric Yung-Sheng Su has been awarded a $5000 bursary.
[image]Top graduate helping seniors maintain independence
Jan 18,2016
With a first class honours and graduate of the year award from Exercise and Sports Science Australia UQ graduate Renee Weller is already making a mark in her field.
[image]UQ to help Broncos eat their way to the top
Dec 14,2015
The Brisbane Broncos are known to have big appetites, but they’ll be paying special attention to what they eat after announcing a scholarship for their own nutritional advisor.
[image]UQ HMNS research well above world standard
Dec 08,2015
The University of Queensland has performed outstandingly in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015 evaluation in research areas covered by the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences.
[image]Man inside the minds of Cowboys to become a professor
Dec 07,2015
A sports psychology and coaching expert credited with playing a role in the North Queensland Cowboys' maiden NRL premiership is expected to become one of Australia's first professors of sports coaching.
[image]Rousey weighed down by reluctance in gym
Nov 24,2015
It was more than just a tactical error that led to the demise of UFC champ Ronda Rousey, according to a Queensland sports scientist who specialises in mixed martial arts (MMA).
[image]Do you need protein supplements to get ripped?
Nov 24,2015
Many people spend hours in the gym every week and fill up on protein supplements in the quest for a ripped physique, but could all that hard work and money spent on sweet tasting powder be in vain?
[image]Blues awards for UQ HMNS sporting stars
Nov 10,2015
Four students from the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences were recognised for their outstanding sporting achievements at the 2015 UQ Blues Awards Dinner last Friday, 6 November.
[image]Fitness versus fatness
Nov 05,2015
A finding that cardio-respiratory fitness is more important than fat loss for people suffering so-called ‘Syndrome X’ has landed a Queensland researcher a New Investigator Award.
[image]UQ attracts top ARC funding over five years – for discovery and early-career research
Nov 02,2015
The Australian Research Council has given the green light today to more than 100 University of Queensland research projects, and will back them to the tune of almost $42 million.
[image]New videos to help boost workers’ health
Oct 20,2015
It’s not only office workers who need to pay attention to their health, as shown by a series of short videos aimed at the blue collar sector.
[image]Encouragement and inclusion lead to commendation
Sep 22,2015
A Paralympic athlete classifier has been highly commended at the 2015 University of Queensland Faculty of Health and Behavioural Science Research Awards.
[image]Mentor Carroll inspires early researchers
Sep 22,2015
The ability to create an "inspirational research environment" underpins Associate Professor Timothy Carroll's recent commendation by the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.
[image]Jenkins awarded for guiding the way
Sep 22,2015
Glowing testimony from both current and former students led to Associate Professor David Jenkins’ recognition at the 2015 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Awards.
[image]In research, as in life, the key is to keep moving
Sep 22,2015
Guiding a nation in the fight against a sedentary lifestyle has led to Professor Wendy Brown winning the 2015 Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Translation Award.
[image]And the winners are ...
Sep 14,2015
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Science held its annual research awards this week announcing the cream of the crop for 2015.
[image]Menzies scholarship gives $55k boost to UQ cancer study
Sep 01,2015
Head and neck cancer patients stand to benefit from a $55,000 scholarship awarded to a University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences researcher.