Dr Marijke Welvaert deemed getting a job with the CSIRO as the highlight of her career as it allowed her to move to the country she fell in love with ten … Continue reading Meet a UCRISE researcher: Dr Marijke Welvaert
UCRISE Assistant Professor of Sports Psychology, Richard Keegan has been awarded a Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Early Career Researchers in the field of science, health and technology. The award is … Continue reading UCRISE researcher Richard Keegan wins UC excellence award
Eighteen years ago, in 1999, Australia was dominating the sporting world. The nation won World Championships in swimming, rugby union and cricket – a feat which has not been achieved since. … Continue reading Meet a UCRISE Researcher – David Pyne
With a waiting list until January next year, the Cancer Rehabilitation Program at the University of Canberra has proven to be an amazing resource for cancer patients and survivors. When … Continue reading Cancer Rehabilitation Program
On October 11, UCRISE Honours Students gave their final presentations. The presentations were as followed: JOSH LINDENTHALER – Metabolic differences between a Concept II rowing ergometer and WattBike cycle ergometer … Continue reading UCRISE Final Honours Presentations
Dr Julien Périard is one of UCRISE’s newest researchers. Specialising in the field of environmental physiology, he will be bringing his expertise to a range of projects within the institute. … Continue reading Meet a UCRISE Researcher – Dr Julien Périard
Helmets can be a huge pain in the neck for fast jet pilots, literally, with survey results indicating up to 85% of fighter pilots have experienced neck pain during their … Continue reading Helmets are a pain in the neck for air force pilots
On July 28, 2017 members from the University of Canberra Research Institute of Sports and Exercise got together for their mid-year research retreat. Held in the Brumbies Theatrette in building twenty-nine, … Continue reading UCRISE Mid Year Research Retreat
UCRISE is currently embarking on research with NASA to ensure that astronauts will have the ability to walk on Mars. The team of researchers, led by Professor Gordon Waddington, are examining proprioception (movement sense or … Continue reading UCRISE meets NASA, and as a result, humans will walk on Mars
Held at the beginning of July, the ECSS is the largest sport conference in Europe with around 3000 delegates in attendance. Researchers representing UCRISE include Professor Kevin Thompson, Professor David … Continue reading Seven UCRISE Researchers to attend European Congress on Sports Science
The University of Canberra Research Institute of Sport and Exercise (UCRISE) has renewed its partnership with the Physical Activity Foundation (PAF) for the annual Active Kids Challenge. This was formally … Continue reading UCRISE renews partnership with Physical Activity Foundation
In a groundbreaking study, UCRISE researchers are applying the principles of biomechanics, supported by advanced monitoring technology, to investigating the causes of firefighter muscle and joint injuries. The project was … Continue reading Can biomechanics research reduce firefighter injuries?
Professor Gordon Waddington is the Theme Leader for Sport and Exercise Medicine. In this 3-minute video Professor Waddington describes his role, current research areas, key partners, and fellow researchers.