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Researcher: Hetherington, S (Ms Sharon Hetherington)

Fields of Research

Aged health care
Preventative health care
Exercise physiology
Other education
Health services and systems
Biomechanics
Geriatrics and gerontology

Research Objectives

Health related to ageing
Rural and remote area health
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Equity and access to education
Provision of health and support services
Other health
Evaluation of health outcomes

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A kinematic and kinetic case study of a netball shoulder pass; International Journal of Exercise Science
Physical activity and healthy ageing: Engaging older adults in physical activity; Islands of Ageing: 43rd National Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology
Physical activity and healthy ageing: Engaging older adults in physical activity; Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) Conference 2010
Physical activity and healthy ageing: Enhancing regular participation; 5th Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) Conference and 7th Sports Dietitians Australia Update: From Research to Practice
Rural dementia carers: formal and informal sources of support; Ageing and Society
Supporting regional primary dementia carers; partners or patients; Australasian Journal on Ageing 31 (Suppl 2)
The curriculum future of Health and Physical Education in Australia: How influential can a national professional association be?; Changing Climates: Education for Sustainable Futures
The efficacy of Tai Chi in reducing older adults' fall risk factors; Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Aging and Physical Activity Active Aging: focus on Longevity and Physical Activity
The long-term benefits of a multi-component exercise intervention to balance and mobility in healthy older adults; Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics: An International Journal Integrating Experimental, Clinical and Social Studies on Ageing
The social and functional benefits of low intensity physical activity for older people. The efficacy of Tai Chi for older Australian adults; 7th World Congress on Aging and Physical Activity

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision