Sri Lankan spin bowling legend Muttiah Muralitharan (Murali) has visited The University of Western Australia for an update on the technology that cleared his unorthodox bowling action in the late 1990s, resulting in him becoming the world record holder for the most wickets taken in both Test and one-day cricket.
Nearly 90 per cent of Australian children aged 11 to 17 are not meeting current recommendations on daily physical activity, according to an international study by researchers at the World Health Organization.
An international research team led by The University of Western Australia and The Baker Institute in Melbourne has found a morning bout of exercise reduces the detrimental impact on the pattern of brain blood flow of prolonged sitting in older adults who are overweight or obese.
The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.
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Sports organisations must focus on encouraging value-led behaviour in their athletes following the Australian cricketers’ damaging ball-tampering episode in South Africa, according to UWA sport psychologist Dr Sandy Gordon.
One of the State’s top mining executives, a former Australian cricketer and educator and a world-leading breast cancer surgeon are among 18 graduates and three staff members of The University of Western Australia who have been recognised in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
The University of Western Australia celebrated its Rio Olympic representatives at a breakfast event last week with former Hockeyroo and Olympic gold medallist Sally Carbon among a panel of special guests.
The science of sleep is the latest weapon being used by Perth’s top women’s basketball team with research carried out with The University of Western Australia offering hope to anyone who struggles to sleep through the night.
Students in WA can choose from three ATAR maths subjects ranging in difficulty from Mathematics Applications (easiest), to Mathematics Methods (intermediate) and Mathematics Specialist (highest level).
Nitrate-rich beetroot juice might enhance performance among top level athletes according to a joint study from The University of Western Australia, the Western Australian Institute of Sport and the Australian Institute of Sport.
Bachelor of Commerce graduate Deborah Tsai from The University of Western Australia is hoping a lifetime of gymnastics and ballet and a late passion for swimming will earn her a spot on the Synchronised Swimming Team for the Rio Olympics when it is announced in April.