School of Psychology and Exercise Science
December 15th, 2016
Over 40 per cent of Clinical Exercise Physiology students at Murdoch University have been offered employment after undertaking workplace practicum placements in recent years, with one graduate describing being offered a job at the end of their placement as “the best day of my life”.
November 17th, 2016
Taking part in organised sports like soccer appears to lower cardiovascular disease risk factors in children, Murdoch University and University of Southern Denmark researchers have found.
July 28th, 2016
Two Murdoch students involved in the University’s Elite Athlete Program have been selected as inaugural marquee players in the new AFL national women’s league.
June 15th, 2016
In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch’s Professor of Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Rhonda Marriott and her co-authors argue that getting maternity care right for Aboriginal women will be critical in improving health outcomes for Aboriginal babies.
June 13th, 2016
Three investigators from Murdoch University’s School of Psychology and Exercise Science, will pilot an early intervention program which aims to close the gap in perinatal care between Aboriginal people and non-Aboriginal people, improving the outcomes for future generations.
May 11th, 2016
Researchers at Murdoch University are using magnetic brain stimulation to help prevent people from falling over when they get older. The University has been awarded $410,000 in research funding for the project, which will use the non-invasive technique to identify and stimulate weakening structural connections in the brain. Falls are a major cause of injury […]
September 29th, 2015
Teenagers with high social media use at bedtime suffer disturbed sleep, which in turn leads to depressed mood, according to new research from a Murdoch University PhD candidate.
September 15th, 2015
Murdoch University sport and health science student Cameron Bancroft has been called up to the Australian Test Cricket squad for its tour of Bangladesh in October.
August 7th, 2015
A film about Aboriginal parenting produced as a result of research funded by the Australian Research Council into the health and wellbeing of women and children in Roebourne will be screened at Murdoch University for the first time on August 7.
May 28th, 2015
Aboriginal health researcher Professor Rhonda Marriott has been shortlisted in the Western Australian of the Year Awards.