The Tasmanian Physiotherapy Research Group Technology in Health seminar, 4th September from 5-7pm at the Menzies Research Institute:

A/Prof Stuart Smith: Video gaming technology for older people 
Dr Marie-Louise Bird - Feasibility of Interactive Digital Technology for stroke rehabilitation
Dr Andreas Duenser - Assistive technology for rehabilitation (robotics and EEG signals of imagined hand movements).

View the video from this event here

Exercise and physiotherapy research day on Saturday 23rd November 2013

Three exciting invited speakers

Professor Kim Bennell is a research physiotherapist and Director of the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, a multidisciplinary centre in the Department of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne. She is also an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. Kim's research interests are in improving conservative non-drug management of musculoskeletal conditions particularly osteoarthritis.

Professor Jill Cook is a professor in musculoskeletal health in the School of Primary Health Care, Monash University in Australia. Jill's research areas include sports medicine and tendon injury.

Professor Robin Daly holds the position of Chair in Exercise and Ageing within the Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research at Deakin University. His major research interests are in evaluating the effects of exercise and nutrition for optimising musculoskeletal health and function; health issues related to vitamin D deficiency, dietary protein and chronic low-grade systemic inflammation, and the translation of research into practice.

Professor Nancy Low Choy, 28 November 2012

Professor of Physiotherapy Aged and Neurological Rehabilitation (Australia Catholic University): Vestibular deficits in older fallers:  current issues and recommendations for screening in Emergency Departments and general practice settings

Janet Millner: Clinical Lead Physiotherapist Rheumatology Royal Hobart Hospital, Honorary Associate Menzies Research Institute Tasmania: The lumbo-pelvic muscles and axial spondyloarthritis: A pilot observational study

Prof Nancy Low Choy: Age related changes in sensori-motor function, postural stability and functional balance and mobility - implications for pre-emptive interventions for healthier ageing