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

 

Analysis of physical activity using accelerometer data from wrist-worn devices: a systematic review

Supervisor/s: Dr Carrie Ritchie, Dr. Esther Smits, Dr. Sean Tweedy, Dr. Kelly Clanchy

Max No. Students:1

Contact: c.ritchie@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, Dr. Esther Smits, Dr. Sean Tweedy, Dr. Kelly Clanchy

Max No. Students:1

Contact: c.ritchie@uq.edu.au 

 

Nutrition and Dietetics

Exercise Physiology

The effects of hypertension on brain blood flow during exercise

Supervisor/s: Dr Tom Bailey

Max No. Students: 1      

Contact: tom.bailey@uq.edu.au

 

Understanding the influence of the female menopause on brain health and brain blood flow during exercise

Supervisor/s: Dr Tom Bailey

Max No. Students: 1      

Contact: tom.bailey@uq.edu.au

 

The role of exercise intensity on brain blood flow with ageing

Supervisor/s: Dr Tom Bailey

Max No. Students: 1      

Contact: tom.bailey@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

 

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

 

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

 

Exploring the relationship between biomarkers, fatigue, HIIT and Cancer

Supervisor/s: Miss Morgan Farley, Associate Professor David Jenkins

Max No. Students: 2     

Contact: morgan.farley@uq.net.au

 

Resting metabolic rate testing: which measurement technique should be used?

Supervisor/s: Grace Atkinson, Mia Schaumberg

Max No. Students: 2      

Contact: grace.atkinson@uq.net.au

 

Women's Health: Functional, resistance-based training for pelvic floor health in young women

Supervisor/s: Professor Wendy Brown; Dr Emma Beckman

Max No. Students: 2      

Contact: t.shepherd@uq.edu.au

 

What is the role of exercise intensity on the immune and inflammatory response in older adults?

Supervisor/s: Marika Carr, Dr Tina Skinner, A/Prof David Jenkins

Max No. Students: 2     

Contact: t.skinner@uq.edu.au

Sport Science

Performance analysis of a Boccia Athlete - case study

Supervisor/s: Emma Beckman, Angelo Macaro

Max No. Students: 1   

Contact: e.beckman@uq.edu.au

 

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

 

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: 1

Contact: e.beckman@uq.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

How movement conditions perception

Supervisor: Glen Lichtwark, Sarah Kessler

Number of students: 2

Contact: s.kessler@uq.edu.au

Biomechanics

Changes in the spring like behaviour of the ankle muscles following a peripheral nerve block

Supervisor: Glen Lichtwark, Sarah Kessler

Number of students: 2

Contact: s.kessler@uq.edu.au

 

 

Sports Coaching / Development

Performance cultures and leadership in sport

Supervisor/s: Dr Steven Rynne

Max No. Students: 2 

Contact: s.rynne@uq.edu.au

 

Cricket Australia elite coach development tour evaluation

Supervisor/s: Dr Steven Rynne

Max No. Students: 4 

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

Post-ACL reconstruction muscle strength

Supervisor/s: Craig Engstrom

Max No. Students:2

Contact: c.engstrom@uq.edu.au

Sport History

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning