Health Sciences

Corey Joseph, PhD in Exercise Science

"The School of Exercise Science at the Australian Catholic University is an excellent institution to study a research degree. I was fortunate enough to undertake a PhD focusing on the effect of eccentric muscle damage on musculoskeletal stiffness and achilles tendon behavior through the use of musculoskeletal ultrasonography and 3D motion analysis. My time at ACU taught me an incredible amount about the importance and value of high quality research, critical thinking, scientific writing, technical laboratory skills and thorough research design. The Centre of Physical Activity Across the Lifespan, within the School of Exercise Science, is a valuable and excellent place to develop and foster young researchers.

The School offers state-of-the-art facilities and equipment that services a range of disciplines.

"I was encouraged to link with and establish research collaborations with other research groups and professionals. I was also able to work with knowledgeable and well-established researchers within the centre itself. If you are serious about becoming a researcher and want to work within a great, close-knit, well equipped, supportive and developing research environment, I highly encourage you to meet with the researchers within the School of Exercise Science at ACU."