Professor Robin Daly
Professor Robin Daly holds the position of Chair in Exercise and Ageing within Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition at Deakin University in Melbourne. His research focuses on the integration of exercise and nutrition to prevent and manage chronic diseases, including osteoporosis, sarcopenia, falls and fractures, type 2 diabetes, certain cancers and cognitive related disorders. He has completed many human clinical intervention trials, and his work has led to the implementation of ‘real-world’ evidence-based exercise programs for older adults. He has also been an active contributor nationally and internationally to clinical guidelines in the area of exercise, calcium and vitamin D for fracture prevention. He is a council member of the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society (ANZBMS), the Australian and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia and Frailty Research, and a member of the medical and scientific advisory committee of Osteoporosis Australia. He has published 2 books and over 120 papers and reviews and received in excess of $12.5 million in research funding.