- Dr Tim Henwood
Dr Tim Henwood
|Dr Tim Henwood|
BSc (Sp & Ex) James Cook, BSc (Hon 1 - HMS) UQ, PhD UQ, MAAESS
Profile & Research Interests
Tim Henwood joined the Research and Practice Development Centre in June of 2008 following the completion of his PhD with the School of Human Movement Studies and the Australasian Centre of Ageing at the University of Queensland. As a gerontologist, Tim is passionate about promoting the benefits of physical activity to the older adult through his research and teaching.
Tim has a significant background in exercise prescription for the older adult, having first studied the impact of resistance training on functional well-being as a pilot investigation in commitment to his research honours in 2001.
Most recently, Tim has been awarded his PhD for his work investigating the benefits of long-term high-intensity resistance training in independent living adults 65 years and older. His research places emphasis on the importance of exercise to maintain functional well-being and quality of life among older adults.
In addition to the impact of exercise, Tim also has research interest in quality of life and was the Project Officer for the Research Network in Ageing Wells Mentoring Scheme for emerging researchers in ageing.
Tim is an active student member of the Australian Association of Gerontology and a recognised Special Population Exercise Physiologist with the Australian Association of Exercise and Sports Science (AAESS).
Blue Care Research & Practice Development Centre
The University of Queensland
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