Faculty of Science

Our Team

UWA Paediatric Exercise Programs

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Individual teachers within the Paediatric Exercise Program range from 3rd and 4th year Sport Science, Exercise & Health students to graduates and accredited exercise physiologists (AEPs).The diversity in available teachers allows the tailoring of the programs and matching of participants with suitable instructors. All instructors undergo extensive training and are supervised by highly experience paediatric exercise professionals including the primary program coordinators listed below:

UWA Paediatric Exercise Health Research Group

Health Promotion Evaluation Unit

The UWA Health Promotion Evaluation Unit seeks to influence health promotion policy and practice to improve the health of Western Australian through the discovery and communication of knowledge.

Current Research Students

  • Ms Kemi Wright - PhD Candidate
  • Ms Claire Willis - PhD Candidate
  • Ms Caroline Davis - PhD Candidate
  • Ms Kathryn Fortnum- PhD Candidate
  • Ms Jessica Reynolds - PhD Candidate
  • Mr Brodie Ward - PhD Candidate

Clinical and Research Facilites

  • Clinical and Sports biomechanics labs incl. 3D motion analysis and Biodex strengh testing
  • Paediatric Exercise Lab incl. specialised resistance and cardiovascular machines
  • Exergaming Lab incl. visual optic motion analysis
  • Exercise Physiology, Biochemistry and Nutrition & Lab incl. specialised paediatric assessment equipment
  • Cardiovascular lab incl.disease risk and blood vessel imaging