We help all people be active, eat well and perform at their best. 

Our mission is to be the leading Australian voice on a global stage by championing research in exercise, nutrition, preventative health and other lifestyle behaviours across the lifespan. In fact, we are well on the way to achieving this – currently ranked in the World Top 50 for Sport Science.* 

*Ranked equal #41, 2020 ARWU Global Ranking for Sport Science.


Our research areas



We're investigating methods of using exercise to improve general health and wellbeing, sporting performance, and to manage and prevent chronic disease.



We're exploring the applicability of different diets to the Australian population and examining how they can maximise our health and performance.



We're using innovative methods to measure how we use our time and uncover associations to health, wellbeing, and disease risk.