• The research focused exclusively on recreational bodybuilders, to understand how their motivations to use drugs, and patterns of use.

    New approach needed on drugs, say bodybuilders

    Prohibition is failing to curb recreational bodybuilders’ use of performance and image-enhancing drugs, and the policy is sexist and causes harm, according to participants in a first-of-its-kind University of Queensland study.

    9 November 2016
  • The panel addresses the audience.

    Rugby stars turn out for UQ benefit dinner

    A UQ Rugby benefit dinner held in New York City on Thursday night was a gathering of the ‘who’s who’ of Australian and international rugby legends.

    8 November 2016
  • 2016 UQ Blues join the rollcall of world’s greatest athletes

    Five UQ student athletes have been awarded a UQ Blue – the University of Queensland’s highest sporting honour at the 2016 UQ Blues Awards Dinner, with a further 19 athletes receiving Half-Blue honours.

    3 November 2016

The University of Queensland will host more than 250 athletes from across South East Queensland at the annual UQ Sport 1500m Classic tomorrow night - kicking off the summer track and field season.

2 November 2016
Dr Emma Beckman

Dr Emma Beckman was already on a high from working as a Paralympic Games athletics classifier, and then she got an extra boost of a rare Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award.

14 October 2016

Athletes across Brisbane will now have access to two state-of-the-art synthetic fields with the opening of The University of Queensland’s new sporting precinct.

22 September 2016
UQ student Brenden Hall.

University of Queensland student Brenden Hall has won gold, silver and bronze medals at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, with UQ-affiliated athletes claiming an additional three medals from the games.

19 September 2016
The ECP device as a form of recovery

A secret experiment has allowed Brisbane Broncos players to approach their games with fresher legs, as the club strives to become Australia’s most scientifically advanced football team.

8 September 2016
Brenden Hall will represent Australia in swimming events.

The University of Queensland is set to send more of its finest athletes to Rio – this time for the 2016 Paralympic Games.

7 September 2016
Australian Women’s 4x400m squad member Caitlin Sargent

UQ is set to welcome a large ‪‬‬contingent of 2016 Rio Olympians home. The last of the group, comprising students, Scholarship recipients and ‪UQ Sport ‬‬Club members, completed their events over the weekend.

21 August 2016
The majority of respondents were not using beta alanine in accordance with recommendations

Only 35 per cent of Australian professional footballers were able to identify the benefits of a supplement they were taking, and 48 per cent admitted to never reading the labels.

5 August 2016

The University of Queensland has a list of experts available for comment on issues relating to the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

3 August 2016
In Australia women are still about 30 per cent less likely than men to meet physical activity guidelines

Increasing women’s participation in sport is important for improving physical health globally, but also offers significant benefits for mental, social, political and economic health.

28 July 2016
L to R: Danielle Prince, Dane Bird-Smith, Maddison Keeney and Bianca Hammett

Six University of Queensland students and five graduates are preparing to step onto the world stage at next month’s Rio Olympics (5-21 August).

21 July 2016
Dr Olga Panagiotopoulou

An international research team is working to understand how horseshoes affect foot skeleton stress in racehorses, in a project that is likely to benefit the racing industry and protect horses from injury.

18 July 2016
First edition of QBI's Brain Series magazine

Scientists at The University of Queensland have teamed up with the peak body for Australian athletes, the Australian Athletes’ Alliance, to tackle concussion and its long-term effects.

21 June 2016
Is hot and cold water immersion gainful?

First, researchers discovered cold water immersion after a workout can ruin your gym gains. Now there’s evidence hot water immersion does the same.

21 June 2016
Rugby league player Johnathan Thurston

In the wake of winning the first match of this year’s State of Origin series, Queensland rugby league maestro Johnathan Thurston advised students from Cape York to prioritise their education.

2 June 2016