Associate Professor Andrew Maiorana

Institute: Curtin University of Technology
Category: Clinical
Current Project

Water-based exercise for heart disease

Regular exercise is important for people with heart disease to optimise physical function and quality of life and prevent further health complications. Unfortunately, many people with heart disease are not sufficiently active to achieve health benefits. A common reason is other health conditions (such as arthritis or obesity), which make…

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Current Project

Exercise training in people with implanted mechanical pumps to support heart function

Many heart conditions impair the heart's ability to pump blood. This is known as heart failure. Exercise training is an important component in the management of heart failure, but in severe cases, symptoms such as breathlessness and fatigue limit patients' ability to undertake and benefit from exercise. Ventricular assist devices (VADs) are…

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