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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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