Associate Professor Nicholas Gilson

Institute: The University of Queensland
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Current Project

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…

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