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  1. 29 January 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    “Come on, let’s go!” Helping kids find joy in physical activity

    Here are some ideas from University of Melbourne experts that may help get your kids moving, whatever their ability

  2. 28 November 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    The elite athlete training for an extreme Arctic race in a fridge

    An ultra-marathon runner is training in a University of Melbourne research refrigerator with a team of engineers ahead of a 230-kilometre Arctic race.

  3. 18 October 2023 - Science Matters

    Sports coaches make these seven kinds of decisions

    Understanding the seven decision types sports coaches make (with strengths and pitfalls) helps us all make better choices, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 13 September 2023 - Inside Business

    Think the best footy players earn too much? Here’s why they should be paid more

    The pursuit for competitive balance means teams underpay AFL’s top players, even those sitting on million-dollar contracts, say University of Melbourne experts

  5. 19 July 2023 - Learning & Teaching

    The World Cup is a once-in-a-generation chance to inspire Australia’s kids

    The Matildas playing in the Women’s World Cup is a unique opportunity to get children – particularly girls ­– into sport, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 29 June 2023 - Health & Medicine

    Nervous nineties or nerves-of-steel nineties?

    During the Ashes, cricketers are often described as being in the ‘nervous nineties’ – a new University of Melbourne study uses data to sort fact from fiction.

  7. 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.

  8. 20 June 2022 - Animals, Food & You

    The biometric data that could predict racehorse injury

    Linking existing biometric data could help identify and prevent racehorse injuries before they become catastrophic, finds University of Melbourne research.

  9. 6 June 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Sport and that sense of belonging

    For young people from disadvantaged and refugee communities in Australia, sport can help to create that sense of belonging says University of Melbourne expert.

  10. 9 March 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Our love of sport is now a gateway to gambling

    New multi-million dollar fine on a betting company should spur us to finally disentangle gambling from our beloved sports, argue University of Melbourne experts