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Exploring chemotherapy-induced molecular aging and its relationship to exercise

Ovarian cancer is the sixth most common cause of death from cancer in women, with a five-year survival rate of less than 45 per cent. However, there is emerging research that shows the benefits of exercise therapy during recovery following certain cancer treatments, and how exercise can improve and extend the lives of women with ovarian cancer.This project is a collaboration exploring these health and survival outcomes in ovarian and other gynaecological cancers, and in particular how new diagnostic testing …

Study level
Honours
Faculty
1043076
School
School of Biomedical Sciences

The benefits of custom fit compression garments on markers of performance and recovery

Cape Bionics has its foundations in the aerospace industry in the design of compression suits worn by astronauts on the international space station. The research which underpinned the design of these space suits has now been applied to sport as a means of improving performance and recovery in elite athletes.For compression garments to be effective they must fit perfectly and apply specific pressure regimes. Cape Bionics use technology from the medical and aerospace industry to provide custom fit compression garments …

Study level
PhD
Faculty
Faculty of Health
School
School of Biomedical Sciences

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