Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity & Health

About the Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity and Health

Centre Leader -
Professor Jeff Coombes

The Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity and Health (CRExPAH) leads research in exercise, physical activity, health and wellbeing. The aim of our research is to build capacity for primary, secondary and tertiary prevention that will underpin improvements in health to create a physically active and healthy Australia. Research addresses issues relating to exercise, physical activity, health and wellbeing across the lifespan, in clinical and non-clinical populations, and in settings such as health services, workplaces, schools, universities, aged care and communities.

Our Vision:

Our vision is a physically active and healthy Australia.

Our expertise include:

  • Exercise training and physical activity for non-communicable conditions: Chronic kidney disease, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, musculoskeletal conditions, cancer, obesity, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, organ transplants, and mild cognitive impairment.
  • Workplaces: patterns of activity and sedentary behaviour at work, organisational and work influences on employee health behaviour, workplace health promotion.

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Email: crexpah@uq.edu.au

Tel: +61 7 3365 6240