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Physical Education Studies Biomechanics & Exercise Physiology Revision Workshops

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > School of Exercise and Health Sciences > 2015 > 08

ECU’s Human Performance Centre is presenting two valuable Physical Education Studies revision workshops to help Year 12 students prepare for the upcoming WACE exams.

The science of doping

Friday, 21 August 2015 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research > 2015 > 08

Dr Greg Haff explains how athletes get away with doping and what sporting authorities can do to try to stop them.

Dr Gregory Haff named president of NSCA

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > School of Exercise and Health Sciences > 2015 > 07

Dr Haff was named the 14th president of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the first international president appointment for the organisation.

It takes a special kind of cyclist to win the Tour de France

Friday, 03 July 2015 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research > 2015 > 07

To win the Tour de France a competitor has to be a rare breed indeed ECU researchers Chris Abbiss and Paolo Menaspà take a look at what's required.

Delayed onset muscle soreness: A useful signal from our body?

Thursday, 07 May 2015 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research > 2015 > 05

Getting sore after exercise might not be a bad thing after all.

Why do we get stronger only at the muscle length adopted in training?

Thursday, 26 March 2015 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research > 2015 > 03

Well…it’s complicated.

Stretch the muscle, weaken the nerves?

Thursday, 26 March 2015 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research > 2015 > 03

Muscle stretching can make us briefly weaker, but don’t blame the muscle.

Activity-dependent changes in the human spinal cord

Friday, 30 January 2015 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > School of Exercise and Health Sciences > 2015 > 01

Dr Janet Taylor will present her latest neurophysiology-based research at a special presentation on Friday, 13 February 2015 at 2pm at ECU's Joondalup Campus.

Eagles legend plays hard, studies harder

Thursday, 04 December 2014 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > School of Exercise and Health Sciences > 2014 > 12

Play hard, but study even harder was the message West Coast Eagles legend John Worsfold delivered when he spoke to 300 high school students recently.

Strong showing at international conference

Monday, 28 July 2014 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > School of Exercise and Health Sciences > 2014 > 07

Edith Cowan University’s Greg Haff was elected President of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) at their annual conference in Las Vegas.

How the Socceroos can beat Spain and escape the “Group of Death”

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > School of Exercise and Health Sciences > 2014 > 06

Even before going down 3-1 against Chile, Australia was given little chance of progressing out of what is being called the “group of death” in the Brazil World Cup.

Bright coloured blood suckers cause a stir

Friday, 30 May 2014 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > School of Exercise and Health Sciences > 2014 > 05

There are some strange coloured mosquitos buzzing throughout the Perth Hills.

From the classroom to the field

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > School of Exercise and Health Sciences > 2014 > 04

Port Power Fitness Coach Darren Burgess recently spoke to ECU Sports Science and Football students about translating what they learn in the classroom on to the footy field.

Two minute workout

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > School of Exercise and Health Sciences > 2014 > 03

A high intensity, two minute burst on your ride to work or uni can be worth as much as a standard 20 minute commute.

Collaborative Research Network international visiting fellows

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 Schools > Exercise and Health Sciences > News and events > Child Health Promotion Research Centre > 2014 > 03

Developing links with international researchers to strengthen collaborative research outputs.

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