Rehabilitation and Exercise Science
The theme of Rehabilitation and Exercise Science underpins research into human health and functioning across the lifespan. Our researchers work to prevent chronic disease, maximise health and explore human potential in elite sporting performance.
Disability and rehabilitation
We research musculoskeletal and back pain, inpatients and burns, neurological conditions causing disability, cardiovascular systems and rheumatology.
Lifespan health, disability and wellbeing
Our research is in the areas of prevention and intervention, and optimising activities to improve the health and wellbeing of children, women and older people.
Sports and human performance
We research performance in high intensity settings, including sports, military and industrial environments.
Physical activity and occupational health
We research the effects of physical activity, sedentary lifestyles and ergonomics on the health and wellbeing of all Australians.