Click on the topics below to find available research projects.

Physical Activity and Health

Women's Health: Functional, resistance training and biofeedback for managing pelvic floor health (urinary incontinence)

Supervisor/s: Professor Wendy Brown; Dr Emma Beckman

Max No. Students: 2

Contact: t.shepherd@uq.edu.au

 

Worldwide gender and socioeconomic differences in physical activity–can the gap be closed?

Supervisor/s: Professor Wendy Brown; Dr Gregore Iven Mielke

Max No. Students: 2

Contact: g.ivenmielke@uq.edu.au

 

Measuring physical activity in populations: comparisons between mobile device to monitor physical activity and accelerometers

Supervisor/s: Professor Wendy Brown; Dr Gregore Iven Mielke

Max No. Students: 2

Contact: g.ivenmielke@uq.edu.au

Nutrition and Dietetics

Exercise Physiology

Understanding the regulation of brain blood flow during exercise in adults with hypertension

Supervisor/s: Dr Tom Bailey

Max No. Students: 1      

Contact: tom.bailey@uq.edu.au

 

Do prebiotics improve high intensity interval training response?

Supervisor/s: Professor Jeff Coombes

Max No. Students: 1      

Contact: camilla.williams@uq.net.au

 

Can work and energy expenditure be used interchangeably to match exercise prescription?

Supervisor/s: Marika Carr, Tina Skinner, David Jenkins

Max No. Students: 2     

Contact: t.skinner@uq.edu.au

 

Are common assessment techniques indicative of true health-related body composition?

Supervisor/s: Dr Mia Schaumberg, Grace Atkinson

Max No. Students: 2     

Contact: grace.atkinson@uq.net.au

 

Peer support for the maintenance of long-term exercise and health outcomes in cancer survivors

Supervisor/s: Dr Tina Skinner, Chloe Salisbury

Max No. Students: 2     

Contact: chloe.salisbury@uq.edu.au

 

The relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness, cerebrovascular function and cognition in middle aged adults

Supervisor/s: Dr Tom Bailey, Emily Smith

Max No. Students: 1      

Contact: emilyclaire.smith@uq.edu.au 

 

The Effects of an Evidence-based Intervention ("Fit for Treatment") on Cardiovascular Function in Chemotherapy-naive Breast Cancer Patients

Supervisor/s: Miss Natalie Vear, Dr Tina Skinner, Professor Jeff Coombes, Dr Tom Bailey

Max No. Students: 3      

Contact: n.vear@uq.edu.au

 

Physiological adaptations to a home-based exercise training program in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus 

Supervisor/s: Jeff Coombes, Trishan Gajanand, Emily Cox 

Max No. Students: 1      

Contact: emily.cox@uq.net.au

 

BRAIN training study: vascular function in mild cognitive impairment

Supervisor/s: Jeff Coombes, Emily Smith

Max No. Students: 1     

Contact: emilyclaire.smith@uq.edu.au  

 

 

Sport Science

Assessing muscle strength; can we tell if they're cheating?

Supervisor/s: Emma Beckman, Mark Connick, Sean Tweedy, Emily Paix

Max No. Students: 2   

Contact: e.beckman@uq.edu.au

 

Assessing muscle strength: Can deceptive visual feedback enhance force output?

Supervisor/s: Emma Beckman, Emily Paix

Max No. Students: 2   

Contact: e.beckman@uq.edu.au

 

Towards evidence based classification in Paralympic Sport: Assessing trunk impairment

Supervisor/s: Emma Beckman, 

Max No. Students: 2   

Contact: e.beckman@uq.edu.au

 

The ParaSTART project: What are the therapeutic benefits of a longitudinal swimming training program in people with cerebral palsy?

 Supervisor/s: Sean Tweedy, Mark Connick, Emma Beckman

Max No. Students: 2   

Contact: e.beckman@uq.edu.au

 

Effects of mental fatigue training through a neuro-performance app on physical performance in a sub-elite netball population

Supervisor/s: David Jenkins, Suzanna Russell

Max No. Students: 1   

Contact: suzanna.russell@uqconnect.edu.au

 

Predicting Muscle Fibre Composition through Wingate Testing

Supervisor/s: David Jenkins, Ricky Dann

Max No. Students: 1   

Contact: rick.dann@uqconnect.edu.au

 

Neuromuscular adaptations of gastrocnemius muscle related with the delayed-onset of muscle soreness (DOMS)

Supervisor/s: Glen Lichtwark, Patricio Pincheira

Max No. Students: 1   

Contact: p.pincheiramiranda@uq.edu.au

 

Motor Control

Motion illusions as a window into the subcortical control of eye movements

Supervisor: Guy Wallis

Number of students: 1

Contact: gwallis@uq.edu.au

 

Learning to move in a robot-generated force-field

Supervisor: Tim Carroll

Number of students: 2

Contact: timothy.carroll@uq.edu.au

Biomechanics

Muscle-tendon interaction of bi-articular muscles during high power output cycling

Supervisor/s: Ross D. Wilkinson, A/P Glen A. Lichtwark

Max No. Students: 3  

Contact: g.lichtwark@uq.edu.au

 

Gross efficiency and center of mass movement during bilateral and single-leg non-seated cycling

Supervisor/s: Ross D. Wilkinson; A/P Glen A. Lichtwark

Max No. Students: 2   

Contact: g.lichtwark@uq.edu.au

Sports Coaching / Development

Cricket Australia elite coach development tour evaluation

Supervisor/s: Dr Steven Rynne

Max No. Students: 4 

Contact: s.rynne@uq.edu.au

 

Indigenous sport programs – an evaluation project

Supervisor/s: Dr Steven Rynne

Max No. Students: 2

Contact: s.rynne@uq.edu.au

 

Assessing elite sport coaching research

Supervisor/s: Dr Steven Rynne

Max No. Students: 4 

Contact: s.rynne@uq.edu.au

Sports Medicine

Sport History

Scoring goals against racism: The Barcaldine All Blacks versus All Whites rugby league competition

Supervisor/s: A/Prof Gary Osmond

Max No. Students: 2   

Contact: g.osmond@uq.edu.au

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Evaluating perceptions and readiness for interprofessional learning in first year students

Supervisor/s: Dr Norman Ng

Max No. Students: 2   

Contact: n.ng@uq.edu.au

 

What is this 'IPE' that you speak of?

Supervisor/s: Dr Norman Ng

Max No. Students: 2   

Contact: n.ng@uq.edu.au