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Category: Allied Health Sciences

Exercise and Sport | Nutrition and Dietetics | Occupational Therapy | Physiotherapy | Rehabilitation counselling | Speech Pathology

A passion for sport and nutrition

Griffith student Elle Leahy followed her love of sport to a degree in nutrition and dietetics, starting her studies with Griffith University in 2017.   Growing up in Goondiwindi,… Read More

Walk and talk for Wellness – a new and innovative counselling service

We know that being active, experiencing the outdoors, and connecting with others, are all important for our health, wellbeing and life satisfaction – so why… Read More

Finding a passion for Exercise and Sport in Australia

Jane Mun grew up in South Korea, “an environment where physical activity is not a priority for kids” she would say. It’s during a working holiday in Australia that Jane discovered herself a life-changing passion for sport and exercise. Read More

Time to indulge this World Chocolate Day!

This Tuesday 7 July 2020 is World Chocolate Day, and as Health Check is focused on providing advice on studying health and living a healthy life, we… Read More

Dietitian Busts Three Food and Nutrition Myths

In this article, Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics alumnus and PhD candidate Bryce Brickley set the record straight on some of the more common food myths surrounding men's nutrition. Read More

Some important facts and tips around Men’s Health

It’s fair to say that on average, men often overlook their health when compared to their female counterparts. Some of the statistics around men’s health… Read More

Celebrating men in the kitchen this Men’s Health Week

In this article, Associate Professor Lauren Ball, Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian and Principal Research Fellow at Griffith University shares three benefits for men to embrace the kitchen. Read More

Today is World Eating Disorders Action Day

June 2nd is World Eating Disorders Action Day, an awareness day organised by a global collective of thousands of individual activists, and by more than… Read More

Hard work, life-long learning, and a career in Cardiac Investigations

“I had no idea when I started university that I would be in position that I am now” – Luke Shanahan, Griffith University Alumnus… Read More

From Goondiwindi to an internship with the Gold Coast Suns

Currently a final-year exercise science student, Zoe cites her rural upbringing and her large family as a big motivator for her passion for sports and exercise and her choice to move to the Gold Coast from her home town of Goondiwindi to study a Bachelor of Exercise Science at Griffith University. Read More