Vitamin D deficiency and balance
- Research Opportunity
- PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
- Number of Honour Places Available
- Medicine and Radiology
- Royal Melbourne Hospital
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Low levels of vitamin D are relatively common in older women Australian, which is concerning given that vitamin D is essential for the maintenance of healthybone and muscle. There is evidenceto suggest that vitamin D may also be importantfor the maintenance of balance in women. This project will examinethe relationships between vitamin D and balancein non-elderly postmenopausal women from theinternationally renownedWomen’s HealthyAgeing Project (WHAP).
Opportunities: You will have the opportunity to work with an internationally renowned cohort and researchteam each with internationalrecognition.
The study has already collecteddata over 20 years and there is opportunity for publication. This project will suit a candidate with an interest in balance, sports physiology and physiotherapy. There will be interaction with industry partners.
School Research Themes
PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research
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