Volunteer for the TeleFFIT study.
We are seeking individuals from all around Australia to participate in this world-first trial.
Check your eligibility here or call (03) 9244-6668
Key Benefits of TeleFFIT
- TeleFFIT is designed to bring evidence-based exercise into your home that is tailored to your needs and ability.
- You will have access to an exercise physiologist/ physiotherapist and dietitian from the comfort of your own home.
- Health practitioners can monitor your progress as you complete a personalised exercise program via an easy-to-use exercise app.
- The program will provide you with the latest information and support to engage in healthy lifestyle changes to better self-manage your condition.
TeleFFIT – Telehealth for Falls and Fracture Prevention Implementation Trial – is a world first 12-month study that is designed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a new flexible, personalised telehealth model of service delivery integrating exercise and nutritional support with health coaching by qualified healthcare professionals – personal health coach in your pocket – to optimize musculoskeletal health and mobility for people aged 60+ years with or at risk of osteoporosis or fractures and concerned about their mobility.
Meet the TeleFFIT Team
The design of the TeleFFIT program has been informed by over 20 years of research led by Professor Robin Daly, Chair of Exercise and Ageing, and his team within the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia, in collaboration with researchers from Monash University, the University of Melbourne and the University of Waterloo (Canada).