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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 26 December 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Is sport wandering offside?

    Sporting bodies are well aware of their revenues, but amid off-field controversies a University of Melbourne expert questions the strength their social license

  5. 11 June 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Giving prisoners a sporting chance

    Physical activity programs for prisoners like sport and organised runs aren't soft on crime, but help people rehabilitate says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 20 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why the number of dementia cases has doubled

    Dementia cases have doubled over the past 25 years, creating a huge health burden; a University of Melbourne expert says we all need to act on new health advice

  7. 18 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How good cholesterol can keep women’s brains healthy

    New University of Melbourne research finds that good cholesterol and a balanced lifestyle impacts on the structure of a woman’s brain to ward off dementia.

  8. 15 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How can physios motivate us to do more physical activity?

    Physiotherapists need to promote physical activity to patients, but University of Melbourne research finds clinic marketing can limit their ability to do so.

  9. 29 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How much exercise keeps our brains healthy as we age?

    New guidelines from the University of Melbourne and partners outline how much exercise older Australians should aim for each week to maintain brain health.

  10. 9 April 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Clever socks connecting remote patients and physios

    A University of Melbourne PhD student's wearable tech smart socks, called SoPhy, provide physiotherapists real time, detailed data on patients, even remotely