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Let’s not forget the bones of the problem: Osteoporosis is not just a disease of the frail older adult

Fast facts about osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a major public health concern. It is a common disease that occurs when bones become weak and at risk of fracture due to...

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Exercising after you have a baby: tips for better mental health

Deakin researchers are removing common barriers to exercise and providing 24/7 advice and motivation to help new mums be more active and support their mental health. Dr Megan Teychenne,...

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ASD and children’s bone growth: a new perspective

  All the experts agree – we need to get children moving more, and sitting less. But what happens when a child’s social anxiety, their awkward social interactions or...

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Is shift work bad for your health?

Post originally appeared in this. As many of us head home for some dinner, Netflix and a good night’s sleep, a whole host of other people are just starting...

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Is running the secret to staying young?

Post originally appeared in this. The alarm rings. You hit snooze. Just four more minutes. The alarm goes. Another four minutes – then you’ll get up and go for...

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Only 7% of Australians are healthy

Post originally appeared on this.  A recent study conducted by researchers at Deakin University has found that by using what researchers have labelled a Health Behaviour Score (HBS), only 7% of...

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Training in your mind: A new approach to injury rehabilitation

Post originally appeared on this. If you have an injury that’s serious enough to immobilise an arm or a leg, you’re best to lay off the exercise for a...

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