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Prof. Tim S. Olds

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AHSRI staff - Australian Health Services Research Institute @ UOW, 1 June 2014 [cached]
Her most recent grants include an ARC Discovery Grant (2011) with Prof Tim Olds (University of South Australia) exploring the ways in which Australian families interpret and respond to weight messaging; and an ARC Discovery Grant (2014) with Prof Mike Daube (Curtin University) on the impact of Sports Betting marketing.
Authorities should promote exercise ... [cached]
Authorities should promote exercise that's fun, not just exhausting, believes Professor Tim Olds, a researcher at the University of South Australia.
While current guidelines state that people should exercise for 30 minutes a day, there's usually an emphasis on exercises that are merely exerting. Professor Olds explained that there should be just as much focus on picking an activity that a person will enjoy.
Professor Olds is conducting a study of over 200 people and recording what activities make them the happiest.
Professor Olds believes that one of the drivers of obesity in Australia is that people can't find the right physical activity that they enjoy and that fits into their lifestyle. Making sure they have fun is crucial for ensuring they keep up the activity and enjoy significant results, he said.
There should also be more of an emphasis on people finding ways to move in daily life, said Professor Olds.
"You don't have to be a marathon runner, but movement is important," Professor Olds said. He added that if people could re-design their lives to be more movement-focused, they can reduce their risk of diabetes, arthritis and a range of other diseases.
Tim Olds, a professor of ..., 3 Sept 2009 [cached]
Tim Olds, a professor of Health Sciences at the University of South Australia, saw some value in the study, however.
"This is a very interesting line of research, because it would suggest that interventions which protect or increase muscle mass (such as weight training) may be effective in reducing cardiovascular disease even if no loss of body fat occurs," Olds said in a statement.
Science Outside the Square - 2005 Program Archive, 10 May 2007 [cached]
Dr Timothy Olds is Associate Professor at the School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia and is a specialist on anthrometrics, that is, 3D body scanning, which he puts to use on pilots in the Defence Force. Timothy is also an expert on children's use of time and the resulting changes in their fitness and physique. He has been our adviser for this event.
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute : About us, 25 Feb 2014 [cached]
Prof Timothy Olds is in the School of Health Sciences, Physical Education and Exercise and Sport Studies at the University of South Australia. Timothy has been investigating fitness, fatness, physical activity and food intake in children in Australia and around the world. He has accumulated databases on over 50,000,000 children from 50 countries, and has analysed historical trends over the last 100 years.
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