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Prof Anne Tiedemann's Plenary Presentation at the NSW Falls Network

Earlier this year, Prof Anne Tiedemann gave a plenary talk on physical activity for healthy ageing and fall prevention: translating evidence into action at the Fall Prevention and Healthy Ageing Network Annual Forum. The forum is attended by researchers, policy makers and clinicians who are passionate about healthy ageing.

Scaling Up Physical Activity for Older Adults:
Celebrating International Day of Older Persons

Presented by the University of Sydney, WHO Physical Activity Unit & the International Society for Physical Activity and Health, this collaborative webinar brought together colleagues from around the world to celebrate UN International Day of Older Persons!

In this session, we presented an overview of evidence of what works in physical activity for older adults, as well as examples of scalable physical activity programs and services around the world.

#IMHChats with Prof Chris Maher

In this episode of #IMHChats Professor Chris Maher is interviewed by PhD Candidate Alla Melman. Prof Maher is the Director of the Institute for Musculoskeletal Health and a world-leading back pain researcher. Here he talks about how he started his research career, provides tips to early career researchers, and highlights the importance of gender equity in research. 

#IMHChats with Prof Cathie Sherrington

In this episode of #IMHChats Professor Cathie Sherrington is interviewed by MPhil Candidate Mamata Tamrakar. Prof Sherrington is one of the Deputy Directors of the Institute for Musculoskeletal Health and leads the Institute’s Physical Activity, Ageing and Disability research stream.

IMH review reveals paracetamol ineffective for back pain

IMH researchers Dr Christina Abdel Shaheed and Dr Giovanni Ferreira have led the largest review of paracetamol for pain relief. The research found only four conditions where paracetamol was shown to relieve pain and confirmed paracetamol was ineffective for low back pain despite its common use. The research was covered extensively by media outlets such as The Project and Channel Nine News (right). More about the research can be read here and the article accessed in here in the Medical Journal of Australia.

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