Health Check

Category: Exercise and Sport

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

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

From Griffith to the Gold Coast Titans

Alumnus Matt Ash is currently working as the Community Programs and Development Officer for the Gold Coast Titans. He has been working with the club… 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

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

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

Time for a change: A mature-aged student’s journey from engineering to exercise

Bred on the Gold Coast, Heath Thomas would describe himself as a very sporty kid who was happy to have a go at all the sports in his youth. Fast-forward thirty years later, including twenty spent working as a geotechnical engineer, Heath was hit by a wake-up call which led him to change his life for the better. Read More