Analysing the mind games behind the big games.

Each week University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences coaching and sports psychology experts offer their opinions on five sports topics where mindgames are at the forefront.

6 July 2015
VIPs at the opening today (left to right): Federal Member for Ryan Jane Prentice, Health and Behavioural Sciences Dean Professor Bruce Abernethy, Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick, Federal Minister for Health Sussan Ley, UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj, Federal Member for Brisbane Teresa Gambaro, School of Dentistry head Professor Lakshman Samaranayake and State member for Brisbane Central Grace Grace.

The University of Queensland has unveiled the nation’s largest and most advanced tertiary dental facility, a $134 million Oral Health Centre at Herston in Brisbane’s inner north.

2 July 2015
Most parenting programs are aimed at mums. This one's aimed at fathers.

Participation in parenting programs has traditionally been more likely to involve women, but new research suggests adapting The University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program can increase fathers’ engagement and benefit the whole...

1 July 2015
UQ pain researcher Professor Maree Smith.

A chronic pain treatment discovered at The University of Queensland is a step closer to clinical use with a global pharmaceutical giant acquiring the Australian-founded company developing the drug.

29 June 2015
Old versus new – UQ dental facilities have had an upgrade.

As The University of Queensland prepares for this week’s launch of its new $134 million Oral Health Centre, Australian Dental Association Federal President Dr Rick Olive has provided a snapshot of how far dental education has come.

29 June 2015
Former School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences student Aaron Austin-Glen will finish a 15,000km bike ride through 20 countries when he visits his alma mater on Tuesday 7 July.

More than 600,000 cycle trips are made to and from The University of Queensland each year, but it’s unlikely any have come from as far afield as London.

25 June 2015
Firebirds players celebrate victory

Each week University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences coaching and sports psychology experts offer their opinions on five sports topics where mindgames are at the forefront.

22 June 2015

Extreme music – such as heavy metal – can positively influence those experiencing anger, a study by The University of Queensland has revealed.

17 June 2015
Molly Shevill helps a participant with the exercise program

Ask University of Queensland graduate Molly Shevill to share an inspirational story from her ground-breaking work with blood cancer patients, and she is spoilt for choice.

16 June 2015

University of Queensland research suggests overconfidence may help people win romantic partners.

16 June 2015
Winning the game between the ears just as what happens between the sidelines.

Each week University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences coaching and sports psychology experts offer their opinions on five sports topics where mindgames are at the forefront.

15 June 2015
Image: Former State of Origin forward Ben Ross suffered a broken right humerus in a charity arm-wrestling competition with fellow ex-footballer Wendell Sailor.

In the wake of Ben Ross’s shocking broken arm live on The Footy Show last night (11 June), The University of Queensland Telerehabilitation Clinic has issued simple steps for those witnessing similar injuries.

12 June 2015
Images courtesy Brad Jones Racing

The demands of a big race can make some motorsports athletes go to water – and that’s where the University of Queensland comes in.

11 June 2015

A University of Queensland clinical scientist has won a prestigious European award for potentially life-saving antibiotic drug therapy research.

9 June 2015
Coaching for wins or coaching for progression?

Each week University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences coaching and sports psychology experts offer their opinions on five sports topics where mindgames are at the forefront.

5 June 2015
Pregnancy: A discrepancy between the ideal and reality has been established as a known trigger for depression and anxiety.

The role that stigma around mental health plays in the stress of a pregnancy – and birth complications - has been thrust into the spotlight by a study from researchers at The University of Queensland.

4 June 2015
This will be Australia’s first telerehabilitation clinic, and among the first in the world.

The possible beneficiaries of the ground-breaking University of Queensland Telerehabilitation Clinic are limited only by imagination – and certainly not by geography or mobility.

4 June 2015
The game behind the game

Each week University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences coaching and sports psychology experts offer their opinions on five sports topics where mindgames are at the forefront.

1 June 2015
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A University of Queensland health expert has labelled the practice of inspecting children’s lunchboxes at school as both “perverse” and unlikely to improve children’s health.

29 May 2015
Dr James Kirby has commenced a new study to examine the link between self-compassion and parenting.

The struggle of parenting is real, but are mothers and fathers making the situation worse by failing to give themselves sufficient credit?

26 May 2015
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Three hundred Brisbane adults aged over 65 years are set to benefit from a $1.3 million joint Burnie Brae Centre and University of Queensland project to boost strength and balance.

26 May 2015

A “nightmarish” vision of a future in which technology makes physical education more boring, judgmental and narrow is driving a new study by a University of Queensland academic.

25 May 2015

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