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  1. 31 July 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Surviving lung cancer is just the beginning

    On World Lung Cancer Day, University of Melbourne researchers highlight the untapped potential of exercise to help lung cancer survivors thrive

  2. 1 March 2023 - Health & Medicine

    Reducing the risk of mental illness and dementia as we age

    Physical activity benefits the body, but it can also help cognition and reduce the risk of dementia in older Australians says a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 16 February 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Giving everyone the right to sport

    Sport and physical activity are human rights, so there needs to be equitable access for young people in the justice system say University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.