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Exercise Health resource as a student assignment

October 11, 2010

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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, […]

Eccentric treatment for diabetes?

September 2, 2010

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From UCNISS.net Research Spotlight – in progress Ben Rattray, Walter Abhayaratna*, Gordon Waddington, Tegan Meredith*, Nick Ball and Vicki Deakin Staff  *The Canberra Hospital Background: In Australia, physical inactivity is attributable to ~$400m per year in direct health care costs, although the indirect costs on society are estimated to be much higher. Physical inactivity can […]

Orienteering: The Ultimate Health Sport

May 20, 2010

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A fortnight ago a colleague alerted me to a Radio National interview on Exercise Matters: brain exercise. In the interview, Dr Michael Valenzuala from the School of Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales suggested that orienteering was likely to be an ideal exercise for brain health owing to simultaneous benefits of cardiovascular stress […]

Media coverage of Diabetes and exercise study

April 26, 2010

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This week I was asked to do another interview for the Diabetes exercise study I have posted about previously. This was a live interview on 666 ABC Canberra radio. I think it went ok. Interview podcast The interview was stimulated by this article in the University of Canberra’s Monitor magazine.

Diabetes research in the news

January 15, 2010

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Just a short blog today. This morning I had a phone call from the ABC requesting an interview regarding research we are about to undertake that I have previously blogged. I wasn’t completely caught off guard as I knew a media release was going out this morning. The University of Canberra media team had notitifed […]

Diabetes Honours Project and Scholarships

December 21, 2009

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Honours research opportunity and scholarships at UCNISS

What’s in a name? – marketing a university course

December 15, 2009

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One of the discussions we have within our group at the moment is what should we name one of our courses. Historically it has been named Bachelor of Coaching Science, but the recent suggestion has been to rename it to Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (I will refer to that generally as ESS). Importantly, […]