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.
Recent UCRISE PhD graduate and experienced firefighter, Dr Anthony Walker, has been conducting research on the thermal stress experienced by firefighters for many years and his latest study has appeared … Continue reading Improving firefighter safety through research
The project is a joint venture between UCRISE and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), and participants are members of the Ainslie Football Club (AFC). Participants undertook training sessions in the … Continue reading Could heat training improve performance on the field?
A feature story in the January 30, 2016 issue of New Scientist cites research conducted by UCRISE Director, Professor Kevin Thompson, that investigated the extent to which our brains can … Continue reading UCRISE researcher cited in New Scientist feature
UCRISE research performance has been rated as being Above World Standard in the category “Human Movement and Sports Science”. The rating was released by the Australian Research Council on December 4, 2015, as … Continue reading UCRISE research performance “above world standard” in ERA ratings
In a world-first application of high performance composite material technology, a collaborative team from the University of Canberra (UC), the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWIA) and the Australian Institute … Continue reading Innovative snowboard binding project gets green light
It began in April this year, when UCRISE ran world-class cardiac and vascular imaging workshops that attracted international delegates. Across two days, participants were given intensive hands-on instruction in how … Continue reading Getting to the heart of cardiovascular sports research at UCRISE
Freestyle snowsports are gaining popularity, not just with recreational snow enthusiasts, but also in competitive sport. Events like the half-pipe are now included in the Olympics and on the World … Continue reading How can we prevent injury from snowsport terrain park falls?