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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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Our new Tall Poppy – Dr Camille Short

Congratulations to Dr Camille Short who is a 2016 South Australia Tall Poppy Science award finalist.   The award recognises intellectual and scientific excellence of young Australian scientists.  Camille is a NHMRC Early Career Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. Camille received her award from His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia at […]

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Research participants 50+ years sought for study on daily activity and well-being

Jessica Brown, Honour’s student, is seeking research participants, who do a minimum of 2.5 hours of housework or gardening a week, for a study looking into the health, wellbeing and day-to-day activities of Australians aged 50 and over. Participation involves wearing a pedometer for 14 days, and visiting the University for two 30-40 minute appointments where […]

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Welcome to iMOVE – Research participants required

Lewis Jeffries, Psychology Honours student is looking for people to participate in a 1-2 week study about improving the delivery of on-line physical activity advice. It shouldn’t take more than 1.5 hours of your time (spread out over a 1-2 week period). By participating you will go into a draw to win a $50 Coles Myer […]

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Announcement – Centre’s New Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Dr Camille Short

The Centre Management Group is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Camille Short to the position of Men’s Health Post-doctoral Research Fellow.  Camille comes to us from the Institute for Health and Social Sciences Research at Central Queensland University in Rockhampton, Queensland. Camille completed her PhD in Behavioural Science at the University of Newcastle, […]

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Investigating men’s poor uptake of physical activity programs in the country – Mrs Amy Finlay

The Centre wishes Mrs Amy Finlayall the best for her Honours research year after successfully completing her Vacation research project with the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health in May 2014. Amy completed her double Bachelor degree in Psychological Science and Health Science (public health major) in early 2014. Amy’s project was to investigate the poor uptake […]

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Population-based physical activity interventions – Guest Speaker – Men’s Health Research Seminar Wed 21 May

The Centre is pleased to welcome our guest speaker for this months Men’s Health Research Seminar, Dr Camille Short. Camille is a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Health and Social Sciences Research at Central Queensland University in Rockhamptom, Queensland. We invite you to the Seminar to hear her presentation on the “Development and implementation of novel population-based physical activity interventions”. […]

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New Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines

Australia’s latest Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines have been released and are available for download at http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/content/health-pubhlth-strateg-phys-act-guidelines#chba These evidence-based guidelines consider the relationship between both physical activity and sedentary behaviour/sitting time on health outcome indicators, including the risk of chronic disease and obesity.   The guidelines are a timely reminder for those of us spending prolonged periods of […]

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