Health Check

Category: Allied Health Sciences

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

Are fruits and vegetables too expensive?

The real question is, do you want to spend money now or later? Tracy L’Allier Ebacher Researches have shown that adequate fruit and vegetable intake… Read More

Is fresh produce better than frozen?

We all know that fruits and vegetables are great for our bodies and are among the healthiest foods available for us to eat. This is because eating lots of fruits and vegetables protects us against a variety of diseases like diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Unfortunately, most people do not have home gardens capable of supplying fresh produce year-round. But is fresh produce always better than frozen produce? Not necessarily! Read More

A multi-disciplinary, bulk-billed program for people with Type 2 Diabetes

Are you struggling dealing with your Type 2 diabetes? If so, our new ‘Diabetes Education and Active Lifestyle (DEAL) program may be for you. Why… Read More

FREE health checks available with the My health for life program

To help celebrate ‘My health for life’s’ inaugural Health Check Week, our trained My health for life facilitators are conducting FREE 15 minute health checks… Read More

How to eat sustainably for you and the planet

Here are five broad areas to start eating sustainably today Read More

Five years later – Griffith Health Alumni share their stories

Ever wondered where your career in health care might take you? We recently brought together Griffith Health alumni in a virtual event to talk to us about how… Read More

Healthcare and Wellness – Griffith Health Experts and Alumni discuss

Ever wondered where your career in health care might take you? We recently brought together Griffith Health alumni and academics in a virtual event to talk to us about… Read More

From Health Science to Occupational Therapy

Kristi Brinkman is a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy student seeking a rewarding and therapeutic career where she can help others  Kristi Brinkman, a student occupational therapist, was building a career… Read More

Women in sport: improving health and wellness through social connections

Sport and physical activity play a vital role in bringing people together and helping them to extend their social networks. It also has a role in teaching young people social values such as respect, responsibility, commitment and teamwork. Read More

Creating a future for all – Griffith Health Experts discuss

If you’d like to build a career in health but you’re not sure where you’d like to work, our panelists highlighted a range of innovative career options where they expect to see growth in the next five years - the perfect place to build or start your career in health! Read More