This project is developing a proof-of-concept online virtual reality platform designed to deliver telehealth group singing interventions for people with quadriplegia to improve respiratory function, voice, mood, and social connectedness.
Researchers are using virtual reality technology and music therapy to get quadriplegics singing together for their health By Andrew Trounson, University of Melbourne
The mission of the Institute for Breathing and Sleep is to improve respiratory and sleep health through best practice scientific research. Here is an example of turning science into art.
Spinal cord injury experts have lobbied the Federal Government to establish a national register tracking the treatment and condition of patients.
The Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR) has awarded a research grant to Professor Belinda Gabbe.
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Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a chronic lung condition that causes stiff lungs and restricts sufferers from taking a deep breath. Exercise in a gym, or swimming, walking or riding a bike, can help...
Sleep apnea is a condition where breathing is abnormal during sleep. There are two main forms of sleep apnea: obstructive and central. For obstructive sleep apnea, breathing is reduced because the airway...
Prof Anne Holland's research on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is featured as one of the 10 best research topics in the NHMRC publication, Tracker.
This Sleep Awareness Week, Austin Health's sleep experts remind us all that sleep is integral to good health, particularly at times when we're under stress.
University of Melbourne Chair of Physiotherapy at Austin Health, Professor David Berlowitz has had quite a memorable week.
Melbourne researchers have found that 80 percent of people with quadriplegic spinal injuries have sleep apnoea. It's having a big effect on their lives but they don't know they have it, and they don't know it can be treated.