|Coventry, Victoria - Australia
|UK Students, EU Students, International Students
|Fully funded - Tuition fees and Stipend
|8th December 2023
|15th January 2024
There is not seen to be a one size fits all approach to managing midlife changes in women, but rather a tool kit of synergistic strategies is needed. Women should understand the powerful impact of health-related behavioural approaches to help menopause-related symptoms, as well as long-term disease risk reduction. Doing so will give women a better chance in preventing type 2 diabetes and other health concerns, such as cardiovascular disease. An integrated ‘sitting less and moving more’ message is a key component for midlife women. People spending >4 hours sitting and
This PhD will explore the ‘sitting less and moving more’ strategy with an emphasis on the incorporation of strength development for midlife women at risk of type 2 diabetes.
The supervisory team is looking to enrol a highly motivated candidate, and offers a substantial track record in successful doctoral and postgraduate supervision. The PhD Student is anticipated to spend the first 12 months of the program at Deakin University, with the remainder of the program based at Coventry University.
Drawn from Coventry University (UK) and Deakin University (Australia).
Primary supervisor: Dr Maxine Whelan (Coventry University)
Applicants must meet the admission and scholarship criteria for both Coventry University and Deakin University for entry to the cotutelle programme.
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Please note that it is essential that applicants confirm that they are able to physically locate to both Coventry University (UK) and Deakin University (Australia).
How to apply
All candidates must apply to both Universities.
For more information
To find out more about the project please contact Dr Maxine Whelan (Coventry University), email@example.com.
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