UQ sport science ranks in top 5 globally
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.
It’s all fun and Games for talented UQ educator
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.
UQ Athletes win six medals at Rio Paralympic Games
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
Broncos on the pulse with science
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.
2016 UQ HMNS Postgraduate Conference "BE IN SHAPE"
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".
Move it or Lose it
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.
An hour to stop the rot
The increased risk of death associated with sitting for eight hours a day could be offset by one hour of physical activity a day.
How well do you know your supplement?
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.
Fitness bands undervalue your effort
Popular wrist-worn fitness monitors underestimate energy expenditure with variances of more than 40 per cent, University of Queensland researchers have found.
Taking the puff out of colorectal cancer
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.
Stars honoured at UQ sports awards
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.
Gold medals for HMNS Dragon Boat Racing stars
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.
Eric hits a home run with bursary
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.
UQ to help Broncos eat their way to the top
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.
UQ HMNS research well above world standard
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.
Man inside the minds of Cowboys to become a professor
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.
Rousey weighed down by reluctance in gym
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).
Do you need protein supplements to get ripped?
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?
Blues awards for UQ HMNS sporting stars
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.
Fitness versus fatness
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.
Mentor Carroll inspires early researchers
The ability to create an "inspirational research environment" underpins Associate Professor Timothy Carroll's recent commendation by the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.
Jenkins awarded for guiding the way
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.
And the winners are ...
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Science held its annual research awards this week announcing the cream of the crop for 2015.
Are athletes approaching the end of the ice age?
Sports coaches and trainers may soon be pulling the plug on athletes’ ice baths in the off-season after new findings by The University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology.
Stephanie creates change across continents
A hand-written note telling Dr Stephanie Hanrahan she was "the difference that people need" has made a 10-year project in poverty-stricken cities around the world all the more satisfying.
Graduates boost cancer patient health
Ask University of Queensland graduate Molly Shevill to share an inspirational story from her ground-breaking work with blood cancer patients, and she is spoilt for choice.