Associate Professor Nicholas Gilson
|Institute:||The University of Queensland|
Can a high intensity interval training program (Truck-Fit) improve the heart health of truck drivers
Long-distance truck drivers, most of whom are men, are one of the most important, yet unhealthiest occupational groups in Australia.
Heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and obesity are endemic within the industry, and these health issues in turn impact sleep quality, fatigue and driving performance.
Despite these concerns, truck drivers remain…