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National trial of on-line Exercise (prescription) Guide for men with advanced prostate cancer

There is clear evidence that supervised exercise not only reduces side effects of treatment but it improves the length of survival of men being treated for advanced prostate cancer. Supervised, individually prescribed exercise for people with chronic conditions including cancer should only be provided by exercise physiologists, to ensure safety and effectiveness. The costs and […]

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Deans commendation for PhD – Congratulations Dr Amy Finlay

We congratulate Dr Amy Finlay on being awarded her PhD and for receiving the Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence. Amy Finlay BPsychSci, BHlthSc (Hon), PhD Thesis:  Prostate Cancer Health and Fitness Online: The development and pilot testing of an internet physical activity program for prostate cancer survivors. Supervisors: Dr Camille Short and Professor Gary Wittert […]

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New tool to assess quality of health websites reveals inadequacies

Behavioural Scientist and NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow with the FFCMH, Dr Camille Short, Prof Deborah Turnbull and students Charlotte Gelder, Megan McIntosh and Lena Binnewerg have recently published their research “Examining the accessibility of high quality physical activity behaviour change support freely available online for men with prostate cancer” in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship.  This […]

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The Centre Welcomes Visiting Endeavour Fellow – Dr Cindy Forbes

The Centre welcomes Dr Cindy Forbes, who is an Endeavour Research Fellow from Dalhousie University in Canada. Come July, Dr. Forbes will be working with Dr. Camille Short and the team at the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health to develop and evaluate an on-line exercise prescription support tool for men with metastatic prostate cancer. Cindy is […]

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Welcome to Centre – Honours Scholarship student: John Fouyaxis

The Centre congratulates Mr John Fouyaxis on being awarded a Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health Honours Scholarship for 2017. John is undertaking his Honours degree in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide.  He is based in the Mind and Brain Theme at SAHMRI and is being supervised by Dr Camille Short from the […]

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NAB funds farmer well-being initiative – Dr Kate Fennell

The Centre congratulates Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and Clinical Psychologist Kate Fennell on being awarded a $100,000 grant from The National Australia Bank (NAB) Foundation for the development of an initiative that aims to support farmer mental health and well-being. Kate is undertaking this project at the Samson Institute, University of South Australia (UniSA).  The project is a collaboration between […]

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Interdisciplinary award for research on Internet-delivered health interventions to Dr Camille Short and colleagues

Congratulations to Dr Camille Short and colleagues Dr Matthew Dry (Psychology), A/Prof Andrew Skuse (Social Sciences) and Prof Pascale Quester (Adelaide Business School), who were awarded the 2015 University of Adelaide (Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President, Research) Interdisciplinary Research Award.  The award aims to support interdisciplinary research to create innovative research directions that build upon the University’s current […]

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