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Professor of Physical Activity and Health, University of Sydney

Professor Anne Tiedemann (PhD, BSc, Grad Dip Sci) is an expert on the development and implementation of evidence-based physical activity strategies to prevent falls and promote independence in older age. She is a Senior Principal Research Fellow at the Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney. She is supported by a University of Sydney Robinson Fellowship.

Professor Tiedemann leads a program of research focussed on physical activity for healthy ageing and fall prevention. She has a background in Exercise Physiology, and completed her PhD in Public Health at the University of New South Wales in 2007. Professor Tiedemann's 140 peer reviewed publications have been cited over 13000 times and she has been awarded over $16 million in competitive grant funding. In 2016 Professor Tiedemann received an NHMRC Research Excellence Award and in 2017 she received the Sydney Research Awards, Young Researcher Award.

Experience

  • –present
    Principal Research Fellow in Physical Activity for Healthy Ageing, University of Sydney

Education

  • 2007 
    UNSW, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • The Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society
  • The Australian Association of Gerontology
  • International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity