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  1. 5 July 2022 - Design

    Australian cities failing on walkability

    International study shows Australian cities designed around cars not walking, hampering bid to boost physical activity, says University of Melbourne researcher

  2. 25 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Taking on blood cancer - actively

    Having blood cancer can be overwhelming, but professionally-guided exercise even when unwell is safe and can boost recovery, says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 6 December 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Exercise really is medicine

    Research shows how our mitochondria – the cellular powerhouses – respond to exercise, opening ways for personalised fitness, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 2 December 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Treating knee arthritis with online exercise and diet

    A telehealth diet and exercise program helps people cope with knee osteoarthritis, possibly reducing need for surgery, University of Melbourne research finds.

  5. 16 September 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Meeting the challenge of dementia prevention in Australia

    Dementia is the second leading cause of death for Australians, and University of Melbourne research says prevention must be prioritised in our health policies.

  6. 11 August 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Physical activity is critical for children’s quality of life

    Increasing the daily level of physical activity could be the easiest ‘win’ for parents to improve their child’s wellbeing, finds University of Melbourne study.

  7. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Running on rainbows

    Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the neuroscience behind the complex decision we make to intentionally move our bodies when we exercise.

  8. 26 May 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    Do you think better when you’re moving?

    People who performed a task to identify visual targets did significantly better when tested while walking, finds new research led by University of Melbourne.

  9. 13 April 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Web-based exercise program improves knee arthritis therapy

    A new online exercise program, developed by the University of Melbourne, can help people with knee osteoarthritis to reduce knee pain and improve function

  10. 12 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Staying active in lockdown can make for a better normal

    Melburnians need to stay responsibly active given lockdowns are recipes for non-communicable diseases like heart disease warns University of Melbourne expert