Research projects - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Food provision and nutrition support at major athletic competition

The aim of this project has been to gather evidence about the most appropriate food provision and nutrition support for athletes while competing at the Olympic and Commonwealth Games.

Jane Shamrock on the lived experience of disability

Jane's research looks at the normal life of East Timor people with a view to understanding what is important them and what help is culturally appropriate.

Florin Oprescu on Health Promotion

Florin led research into the highly successful Hello Sunday Morning online community created by former Young Queenslander of the Year and USC graduate Chris Raine.

Geraldine Tapia on resilience and childhood trauma

Geraldine's research investigates why some people are able to overcome bad childhood experiences while it leads others to alcohol abuse in later life.

Bridie Kean on Adaptive Athletics Academic Framework

Bridie's research explores what Australian universities need to do to support athletes with a disability to not only win medals but achieve academic success and a future career path.

Household travel surveys: Application to public health research and practice

This research aims to use household travel surveys to explore community indicators of human health and wellbeing.