FREE Online Masterclass - Maintaining Wellness PART 3
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Part 3: Bonus
This new online masterclass looks at Maintaining Wellness during COVID-19.
Part 3 is a bonus class to address specific needs of the community sportspersons and coaches requiring guidance in maintaining performance and mental wellness during the unique COVID-19 environment. Presented by Dr Richard Mallows.
In this series, Dr Richard Mallows discusses the wellness challenges faced by all during the COVID -19 pandemic across a number of work sectors. Using his research skills to identify what best practice or evidence based wellness strategies may be useful during this time. Topics covered include Mental Wellness, Sleep, Nutrition, Physical Activity and general society elements to this Pandemic.
Introducing Dr Mallows
Dr. Richard Mallows has almost 20 years’ experience teaching at both University and TAFE and is currently educating at GOTAFE in the areas of Fitness, Nursing, Health & Wellbeing. Richard holds an undergraduate degree in Human Movement and completed his Honours year in Aerospace Physiology. His work in Aerospace Physiology investigated the effects on the cardiovascular system in the extreme environment of motor racing. His PhD saw the development, implementation and evaluation of a Cognitive behavioural-based healthy lifestyle program for overweight and obese adolescents in community settings. Richard has presented research at both National and International conferences and has publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Dr. Mallows is also an Accredited Exercise and Sports Scientist (level 2; ESSA) and has spent the last few years educating community-based athletes on the impact of concussion as well as the importance of recovery modalities and fatigue management. Richards’s list of achievements includes being a finalist in the Aerospace Medical Association Young Investigator of the Year in 2003 and in 2009 was awarded a RMIT Healthy Lifestyles Institute scholarship to complete his Doctoral studies. Additionally, Richard has successfully assisted the development of both community and elite athletes including participants in Australian Football, Netball, Motor Racing, Alpine skiing and Lacrosse.