Information related to research interest "Osteoporosis"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Institute for Health & Ageing

  • Dr Catherine Connaughton

    Catherine is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Health and Ageing, Australian Catholic University. In this role she has developed, implemented and evaluated health interventions, including a program designed to engage men at midlife to make positive health behaviour changes. She is also part of the biostatistics team. Catherine is an exceptionally driven early career researcher and health psychologist who has recently moved to specialise in clinical osteoporosis research. She is particularly interested in patient outcomes following fracture such quality of life, as well as medication adherence to prevent further osteoporotic fracture.

    Phone : 3700 (Melbourne) Email : catherine.connaughton@acu.edu.au

  • Nat Sch Physiotherapy

  • Dr Vaughan Nicholson

    Dr Nicholson is an experienced clinician in the field of musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy. He has a particular interest in age and activity-related musculoskeletal conditions (eg. osteoarthritis, sarcopenia, osteoporosis) and exercise interventions to combat these conditions. His PhD research assessed the effectiveness of resistance training and balance based interventions on balance, strength and body composition in adults aged 55-85 years. His research continues to examine the effects of novel exercise and motor imagery interventions on the function of middle-aged and older adults.
    Dr Nicholson's other research focus is enhancing the evidence base of swimming Paralympic classification systems.

    Phone : 7687 (Brisbane) Email : vaughan.nicholson@acu.edu.au

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