Run 2 Paradise

My name is Michael, I work in the IT Department  at Neuoscience Research Australia (NeuRA). Very soon, on the 23rd of June, I will be leaving from the front entrance of NeuRA to run 900km in order to reach my destination at Surfer's Paradise, Queensland. I'll be running for 14 days straight, roughly 60km/day. I'm doing this all to promote … [Read more...]

Media Release: Ride to raise awareness for chronic pain

Adelaide’s recreational cyclists are being urged to help raise awareness about chronic pain by joining the University of South Australia’s Ride for Pain on Sunday April 29.  The ride, which includes an option for cyclists to conquer the notoriously painful Corkscrew Road in the Adelaide Hills, is the brainchild of UniSA’s Professor of Clinical … [Read more...]

Brain sciences emerge in conversations about elite sport

We were chuffed and impressed to see the slideshow about amputees learning impossible movements on Mike Nelson's extreme human performance blog. We agree that our study has implications for elite sport and human performance, particularly when one considers that elite athletes are asking the absolute most of their brain as well as their body. … [Read more...]