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Exercise Health resource as a student assignment

October 11, 2010


I have finally finished an Education Technology assignment which I am enrolled in through Central Queensland University.  The assignment has been hanging over my head for a little while and I’ve been struggling to get on top of a lot of things at work. But it’s done now, so its a relief. In the assignment, […]

Exercising Obesity and related education options

September 30, 2010


A few weeks ago I was asked to speak to a group of students attending the Faculty of Health at the University of Canberra about education and career options though the university. A potentially dry topic, I attempted to make it a little more interesting by talking about a common health issue in a way […]

Cryotherapy use on recovery from, and adaptation to, muscle damage – a repeat bout modulator

August 20, 2010


From Research Spotlight – in progress Ben Rattray, Kate Pumpa and Nick Ball Staff Abstract: The aim of this study is to examine the effect of ice therapy on recovery from muscle damage and subsequent adaptation to a second bout of exercise. Athletic training and exercise health interventions aim to generate changes that improve […]

Careers night in Exercise Physiology at UCNISS

April 30, 2010


The Sport Studies group at the University of Canberra, of which I am part, is quite enthusiastic about promoting understanding and opportunities (some internal marketing obviously) for the Exercise and Sport Sciences. As part of this our local Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) ACT Chapter president, Dr Kate Pumpa has organised this night. It […]

Recovery Discussion: Is it important? Any evidence?

January 18, 2010


Thought some might find a conversation about recovery in sport amongst some exercise and sport scientists interesting. If nothing else, it highlights the controversey, and little understanding the science community has about the area. At the moment I’m trying to prepare a grant application related to sport performance and recovery. The opening paragraph of my […]