As social distancing drags on, people are experiencing more stress, increased symptoms of depression and anxiety, and an uptick in mental health disorders. Research shows that moving your body is one...

Sick of spending money on fuel and time waiting around for the bus? Well it might just be time to put on your joggers because research suggests that walking with a...

The prevention of cognitive decline and onset of dementia has been identified as an international health priority by the World Health Organization. Over 400,000 older Australians currently live with dementia...

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death worldwide and in Australia. Approximately 27% of all deaths and 11% of all hospitalisations are attributed to CVD in Australia, with...

In older age, sport can be engaged in either recreationally or competitively. Research on recreational older persons and masters athletes has shown numerous sporting benefits. Sport may provide even greater social,...

Pain is defined as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with, or resembling that associated with, actual or potential tissue damage”. Pain is normal – it is one of the...

In Australia, 1 in 2 adults report feeling lonely at least once a week, with older Australians most prone to experiencing loneliness given they often live alone; as social isolation...