Fitness

Concerning levels of caffeine found in sports supplements
Fitness 31 Oct 2018

Concerning levels of caffeine found in sports supplements

Pre-workout supplements claim to improve strength and reduce fatigue while training, yet a verification of the caffeine content of these products has never been conducted…
Participants wanted for polycystic ovary syndrome study
Fitness 29 Apr 2018

Participants wanted for polycystic ovary syndrome study

Researchers are seeking females with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who want to improve their physical activity and nutrition behaviours. Victoria University, in partnership with the Centre for Research Excellence in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome(external link)(CREPCOS), has been studying the effect of exercise in women with PCOS since 2016. The study is…
Pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception
Fitness 23 Feb 2018

Pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception

A new study led by researchers at Macquarie University has identified a psychological pathway that can lead to body size and shape misperception in individuals.
Social isolation health message fails to cut through
Fitness 19 Feb 2018

Social isolation health message fails to cut through

Social isolation has been shown to pose a greater health threat than smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise – but that message is failing…
Healthy food is key to a healthy mind
Fitness 07 Nov 2017

Healthy food is key to a healthy mind

The risk of developing depression is directly linked to diet, lifestyle and exercise, a ground-breaking index developed by a Swinburne lecturer has found.
Eccentric exercise workout with Professor Ken Nosaka
Exercise 10 Oct 2017

Eccentric exercise workout with Professor Ken Nosaka

Watch how to do an eccentric exercise sequence for diabetes prevention, developed by Professor Ken Nosaka and performed here with instructions.
Healthier lifestyles for women with Type 2 diabetes
Blood 12 Aug 2017

Healthier lifestyles for women with Type 2 diabetes

A wellness program is helping women with Type 2 diabetes undertake a more healthy lifestyle, and is timely for this week’s National Diabetes Week 2017.
A better way to estimate Australia’s future lifestyle-related cancers
Cancer 31 Jul 2017

A better way to estimate Australia’s future lifestyle-related cancers

There is a new and improved way to estimate the numbers of cancers that could be avoided if Australians changed their lifestyles.
6 ways men can take better care of their health
Dental Care 25 Jun 2017

6 ways men can take better care of their health

A study suggests men care less about their health, or that healthcare services aren’t as equipped to deal with men’s health issues.