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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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March Men’s Health Research Seminar – Thur 29 Mar 12.30-1.30pm L6 AHMS

Please join us for the March Men’s Health Research Lunchtime Seminar   Our speakers are: Mr Adam Hamilton (BMaths). FFCMH summer vacation research student Presentation: “Hidden mathematics in genitourinary anatomy”. Mrs Amy Finlay FFCMH PhD candidate Presentation: “What do we need to include in online behavioural change interventions for men with a history of prostate cancer?” When:  […]

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August Men’s Health Research Seminar – 19 August 2016

Please join us for the August Men’s Health Research Seminar. Presentations are to be given by: Ms Kristina Millar     FFCMH Honours Scholarship student, the Gamete and Embryo Biology Group, Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, The University of Adelaide.    Title:  ‘THE SPERM BORNE IDENTITY: Paternal obesity alters sperm microRNA levels, thus changing gene and protein expression […]

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Seeking men with prostate cancer for on-line survey about exercise

Ms Charlotte Gelder is undertaking research to examine whether Australian men with prostate cancer have access to well-designed websites, with quality content information to encourage regular exercise, as part of her Honours Psychological Science program at the University of Adelaide. The project is being funded by the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. Participation will involve completing a brief online […]

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