User:Cath Young

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Catherine M Young

About Me
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Cath is an associate lecturer in the School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Griffith University, Gold Coast campus. She predominantly teaches the safe, effective application of electrophysical agents, prescription of mobility aids, proper medical record keeping, and related elements of an introductory course in the physiotherapy program. Her MPhil research looked at a simple exercise program for the reduction of hip fracture risk in post-menopausal women living in the community. A continuing research interest is the effect of twice weekly training on a whole body vibration device (Gallileo) in a case with an hereditary neurological condition. Cath is also pursuing studies in higher education (grad cert).

Education[edit | edit source]

Master of Philosophy (2007) Griffith University

Master of Sports Physiotherapy (2000) Griffith University

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B) (1977) University of Queensland

Professional Affiliations
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Australian Physiotherapy Association member since 1977

Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society

Professional Appointments
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Young CM, Weeks BK, Beck BR. Simple, novel physical activity maintains proximal femur bone mineral density, and improves muscle strength and balance in sedentary, postmenopausal Caucasian women. Osteoporos Int. 2007 Oct;18(10):1379-87.

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