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Exercise is the best medicine for cancer patients

ACU’s Prue Cormie has led the national push for cancer patients to be prescribed exercise medicine in a dramatic change […]

Body weight bias weighs on minds of fitness instructors

The research, published in Body Image, examined how a fitness professional’s perceptions of a hypothetical client’s motivation to exercise, as well […]

Fitness tracking devices to motivate older Australians

Researchers from Curtin University have found fitness tracking devices worn by older Australians could help promote physical activity and reduce […]

Scientists discover why heart function is reduced at high altitude

For over a century, we have known that high altitude reduces the amount of blood the heart pumps around the […]

Exercise to stay young: 4-5 days a week to slow down your heart’s ageing

Participating in exercise 4-5 days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, according to new research published in […]

Young knees at risk of repeated injury

New La Trobe University research has revealed a high number of young children and teenagers who play popular sports are […]

Exercise prescription for all cancer patients

Exercise should be prescribed to all cancer patients as a standard part of their cancer care to help counteract the […]

Regular stretching shown to improve muscles in elderly

Daily muscle stretching could bring health benefits to elderly people with reduced mobility, according to new research published in The […]

‘Thought control’ approach to spinal injury rehab raises new hope

Griffith medical graduate and Gold Coast University Hospital junior doctor Dinesh Palipana thinks about walking a lot, since a car […]

Patients the winners with new digital rehab tool

Exercise physiologists at Charles Sturt University (CSU) are using new digital technology to improve patients’ rehabilitation outcomes. The CSU School […]