Vibration or exercise – which is the best therapy for bone loss?

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Preventing osteoporotic fracture in older women with vibration or exercise is the aim of a new study at Griffith University.
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Alumni

Griffith physiotherapist officially a Local Hero

Griffith sports and musculoskeletal physio Nick Marshall has won the 2020 QLD Local Hero Award category of the Young Australian of the Year Awards.
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Griffith Enterprise

New approach to managing exercise in people with diabetic neuropathy

A new Griffith University study will test a novel way to manage exercise for people suffering from diabetic neuropathy using digital technology, wearable devices and exercise counselling. Diabetic neuropathy is one of the most common long-term complications of diabetes. Symptoms develop gradually and can be painful (e.g. aching, shooting pain or sensitivity to touch) or […]
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Alumni

Griffith alumni awarded prestigious Churchill Fellowships

Four Griffith graduates have been awarded Churchill Fellowships to explore some of the country's most pressing and emerging challenges.
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Griffith Health

Free exercise trials address osteoporotic fractures in ageing population

Researchers offer free trials to help reduce burden of osteoporotic fractures in older women. 
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Griffith Health

No sweat – tattoos don’t affect sweat or salt loss

Heavily inked people can stay cool – concerns that tattoos compromise sweat rates and raise sodium losses during exercise have been eased following a new study from Griffith University.
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Griffith Health

Griffith academic claims prestigious HDR Supervisor national award

A Griffith academic has been recognised as a national leader in graduate and higher degree research supervision. Professor Rod Barrett from Griffith’s School of Allied Health Sciences was awarded the major accolade at the 2019 Australian Council of Graduate Research Awards at a function at South Bank. Professor Barrett, an academic in the field of […]
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Griffith Health

Home-school collaboration needed to lift literacy rates in children on autism spectrum 

More effective parent-teacher communication and greater flexibility is needed to improve literacy rates for children on the autism spectrum, an Autism CRC study has found. The study was led by Griffith University Associate Professor, Dr Marleen Westerveld. Researchers aimed to understand parental views of the importance of literacy learning for their children on the spectrum, and the challenges to literacy […]
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Griffith Health

Autism research embraces inclusive approach – conference 

The latest autism research will be showcased at the Australasian Society for Autism Research (ASfAR) Conference at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus this week. With more than 100 contributors from across Australia and overseas, ASfAR 2018 will highlight current advances in the major research disciplines investigating autism and the broader spectrum, including work led by adults on the autism spectrum, research with families, support […]
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Arts Education Law

Griffith Health and Humanities unite to aid Mongolia

Griffith Humanities senior lecturer Hamish McLean joined forces with School of Medicine senior lecturer Duncan McConnell to train more than 60 doctors and nurses from across Mongolia‘s 21 provinces in the capital Ulaanbaatar. Hamish McLean is a Crisis and Disaster Management specialist, but found that even his 30 years experience in crisis communication was tested to the limit, […]
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Griffith Health

Health students design cookbook to make food easier to swallow

A cookbook full of recipes designed specifically for people who have difficulty swallowing is now just a click of the mouse button away. Beyond the Blender: Dysphagia Made Easy is the brainchild of speech pathologist and Griffith researcher Simone Howells, and has been created by Master of Speech Pathology students at the School of Allied […]
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Jordanian princess visits Griffith to promote cancer control 

Reducing world cancer rates is the focus as HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan visits Griffith University health academics this Wednesday 24 October. 
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Griffith and Gold Coast Health raising awareness of Osteoporosis 

Free heel bone density checks will be available at the Gold Coast University Hospital on Tuesday 16 October when it teams up with Griffith University for Osteoporosis Awareness Day (actual date 20 October).  
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Disability

Online study proves way to go for future career in disability sector

A passion for helping people with disability is close to Chithrani Palipana’s heart.
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Griffith Health

Concerning levels of caffeine found in sports supplements 

Pre-workout supplements (PWS) claim to improve strength and reduce fatigue while training. Many of these products rely on the stimulant properties of caffeine (often in large doses) to produce this performance enhancement, yet a verification of the caffeine content of these products has never been conducted - until now.     
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Griffith Health

New facility paves the way for Griffith Allied Health expansion into Brisbane

Meeting community demand for allied health degree programs in Brisbane has been the impetus behind the opening of a new facility at Griffith University’s Nathan campus.
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Griffith Health

Griffith partners in Medicine  

Living and studying together is par for the course for Griffith Medicine students  Michael and Carissa Holland.  
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Analysing the impact of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on ED

Aiming to positively improve local emergency department (ED) care during large scale mass gathering events is the focus of new Griffith University led research.
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