Click on the topics below to find available research projects for Semester 1, 2020:

Physical Activity and Health

Exploring the role of swimming training as a resource for health and wellbeing

Supervisor/s: Associate Professor Louise McCuaig

Max No. Students: 2

Contact: l.mccuaig@uq.edu.au

 

Exploring the role of swimming training as a resource for adult health and wellbeing

Supervisor/s: Associate Professor Louise McCuaig

Max No. Students: 2

Contact: l.mccuaig@uq.edu.au

 

Are individuals with chronic whiplash disorder less physically active than individuals with chronic idiopathic neck pain and aged-matched healthy controls?

Supervisor/s: Dr Carrie Ritchie (RECOVER Injury Research Centre)

Max No. Students: 2

Contact: c.ritchie@uq.edu.au

Nutrition and Dietetics

Exercise Physiology

Energy expenditure and cognitive function: is there a relationship?

Supervisor/s: Grace Atkinson, Dr Mia Schaumberg

Max No. Students:1

Contact: grace.atkinson@uq.edu.au

 

The relationship between body composition, inflammation and fatigue in breast, prostate and colon cancer survivors: A 12 month HIIT intervention

Supervisor/s: David Jenkins, Tina Skinner

Max No. Students: 2

Contact: morgan.farley@uq.net.au

 

The Effects of an Evidence-based Intervention ("Fit for Treatment") to Prevent Cancer Treatment-induced Toxicities in Cancer Patients

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

Max No. Students: 2

Contact: n.vear@uq.edu.au

 

The Effects of Exercise on Cardiovascular Health in Men with Prostate Cancer

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

Max No. Students: 2

Contact: n.vear@uq.edu.au

 

The role of exercise intensity on brain blood flow with aging

Supervisor/s: Dr. Tom Bailey, Jodie Koep

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: j.koep@uq.net.au

 

Understanding the influence of reproductive hormones on cerebral artery function at rest and during acute isometric exercise in pre- and post-menopausal women

Supervisor/s: Stefanie Ruediger, Tom Bailey

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: s.ruediger@uq.edu.au

 

BRAIN Training Trial: Balance, Resistance, or INterval Training Trial: A Randomised Controlled Trial of Three Exercise Modalities in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Supervisor/s: Jeff Coombes, Emily Smith 

Max No. Students: 2

Contact: emilyclaire.smith@uq.edu.au

 

High intensity exercise for patients with Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)- is it safe, effective and feasible?

Supervisor/s: Dr Shelley Keating

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: s.keating@uq.edu.au

 

Fitness versus fatness for cardiovascular disease risk

Supervisor/s: Dr Shelley Keating, Dr Tom Bailey

Max No. Students: 2

Contact: s.keating@uq.edu.au

 

Automatic Sleep Study Analysis - Thoracic and Sleep Group

Supervisor/s: Phil Teuwen 

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: pteuwen@tsgq.com.au

More details about projects with the Thoracic and Sleep Group

 

Screening for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Adherence - Thoracic and Sleep Group

Supervisor/s: Phil Teuwen 

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: pteuwen@tsgq.com.au 

More details about projects with the Thoracic and Sleep Group

 

Sleep Study Analysis Concordance and the Diagnosis of Hypersomnolence - Thoracic and Sleep Group

Supervisor/s: Phil Teuwen 

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: pteuwen@tsgq.com.au

More details about projects with the Thoracic and Sleep Group

Sport Science

Assessment of Muscle Strength in Paralympic Classification: How do we know if they're cheating?

Supervisor/s: Emma Beckman, Emily Paix

Max No. Students: 3   

Contact: e.beckman@uq.edu.au

 

Performance analysis of a Boccia Athlete - case study

Supervisor/s: Emma Beckman, Mark Connick

Max No. Students: 2  

Contact: e.beckman@uq.edu.au

 

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

Supervisor/s: Emma Beckman, Emily Paix

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

 

Validation of a coordination test in people with musculoskeletal impairments

Supervisor/s: Emma Beckman

Max No. Students: 2

Contact: e.beckman@uq.edu.au

 

Tracking kicking load in Taekwondo (TKD) using IMUs - Queensland Academy of Sport

Supervisor/s: Dr Luke MacDonald

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

A comparison of Alter-G, Treadmill and Track running stride mechanics (contact time, flight time, step length etc.) using optical measurement systems - Queensland Academy of Sport

Supervisor/s: Dr Trenton Warburton

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

The muscle activation patterns of elite rowers using RP3 vs. Concept II ergometers - Queensland Academy of Sport

Supervisor/s: Dr Kirstin Morris

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Longitudinal analysis of ergometer training and career progression in elite rowers - Queensland Academy of Sport

Supervisor/s: Dr Kirstin Morris

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Effects of environmental conditions on rowing training speeds and stroke rates - Queensland Academy of Sport

Supervisor/s: Dr Kirstin Morris

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Using rate of heart rate increase for tracking training performance in elite rowers - Queensland Academy of Sport

Supervisor/s: Dr Kirstin Morris

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Towards optimising training individualisation in a Paralympic swimming squad - Queensland Academy of Sport

Supervisor/s: Dr Kirstin Morris and Katie McGibbon

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Analysing the role of arm and leg timing for performance of relay changeovers in elite swimmers - Queensland Academy of Sport

Supervisor/s: Nick Smith

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Goal scoring opportunities in Women’s Hockey - Queensland Academy of Sport

Supervisor/s: Dr Trish King

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

The reliability of muscle activation patterns during successive high intensity cycling bouts at the same cadence and crank length - Queensland Academy of Sport

Supervisor/s: Chantelle du Plessis

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Assessing bilateral asymmetry during successive high intensity cycling bouts using crank torque and cadence relationships - Queensland Academy of Sport

Supervisor/s: Chantelle du Plessis

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

The validity of using EMG to assess the rate of fatigue during a 4-min maximal cycling effort - Queensland Academy of Sport

Supervisor/s: Chantelle du Plessis

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Motor Control

How movement conditions perception

Supervisor: Guy Wallis

Number of students: 1

Contact: gwallis@uq.edu.au

Biomechanics

How multi-segment estimates of plantar pressure distributions affect foot-ankle dynamics

Supervisor: Ryan Riddick

Number of students: 2

Contact: r.riddick@uq.edu.au

 

Look, no hands! An evaluation of the influence of arms forces in non-seated, high power output cycling

Supervisor: Glen Lichtwark, Ross Wilkinson

Number of students: 2

Contact: g.lichtwark@uq.edu.au

Sports Coaching / Development

Sports Medicine

Sport History

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

Supervisor/s: Dr Gary Osmond

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: g.osmond@uq.edu.au

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

External Industry Projects

Queensland Academy of Sport

Tracking kicking load in Taekwondo (TKD) using IMUs 

Supervisor/s: Dr Luke MacDonald

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

A comparison of Alter-G, Treadmill and Track running stride mechanics (contact time, flight time, step length etc.) using optical measurement systems

Supervisor/s: Dr Trenton Warburton

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

The muscle activation patterns of elite rowers using RP3 vs. Concept II ergometers

Supervisor/s: Dr Kirstin Morris

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Longitudinal analysis of ergometer training and career progression in elite rowers.

Supervisor/s: Dr Kirstin Morris

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Effects of environmental conditions on rowing training speeds and stroke rates

Supervisor/s: Dr Kirstin Morris

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Using rate of heart rate increase for tracking training performance in elite rowers

Supervisor/s: Dr Kirstin Morris

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Towards optimising training individualisation in a Paralympic swimming squad

Supervisor/s: Dr Kirstin Morris and Katie McGibbon

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Analysing the role of arm and leg timing for performance of relay changeovers in elite swimmers

Supervisor/s: Nick Smith

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Goal scoring opportunities in Women’s Hockey 

Supervisor/s: Dr Trish King

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

The reliability of muscle activation patterns during successive high intensity cycling bouts at the same cadence and crank length

Supervisor/s: Chantelle du Plessis

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Assessing bilateral asymmetry during successive high intensity cycling bouts using crank torque and cadence relationships

Supervisor/s: Chantelle du Plessis

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

The validity of using EMG to assess the rate of fatigue during a 4-min maximal cycling effort

Supervisor/s: Chantelle du Plessis

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: Trish.King@npsr.qld.gov.au

More details about projects with Queensland Academy of Sport

 

Thoracic and Sleep Group

Automatic Sleep Study Analysis

Supervisor/s: Phil Teuwen

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: pteuwen@tsgq.com.au

More details about projects with the Thoracic and Sleep Group

 

Screening for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Adherence

Supervisor/s: Phil Teuwen 

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: pteuwen@tsgq.com.au 

More details about projects with the Thoracic and Sleep Group

 

Sleep Study Analysis Concordance and the Diagnosis of Hypersomnolence 

Supervisor/s: Phil Teuwen 

Max No. Students: 1

Contact: pteuwen@tsgq.com.au

More details about projects with the Thoracic and Sleep Group